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1; Auburn Is No. 4 & Alabama No. 5 In AP Poll 1; Auburn Is No. 4 & Alabama No. 5 In AP Poll
- November 26, 2017

Most believe a Hurricanes win against Clemson will vault UM into one of the elite top four spots of the College Football Playoff rankings. Based on the behavior of the AP voters, I project Clemson will be No. 2, Wisconsin at No. 3, Auburn at No. 4 and Alabama at No. 5. Alabama is the only other team with a wisp of hope to be in the new playoff top four, but even that's a huge reach. (more...)
Florida finalizing deal with Dan Mullen to be next head coach Florida finalizing deal with Dan Mullen to be next head coach
- November 26, 2017

Dan Mullen has been targeted to be the next head coach at Florida, according to sources with direct knowledge of the situation. One way or another Florida will either be set to hire Mullen, or be set to move on to another candidate ( Scott Frost? ), before the end of the day. (more...)
Schiano to be named Tennessee Vols Head Coach Schiano to be named Tennessee Vols Head Coach
- November 26, 2017

Tennessee fans were initially hoping for Monday Night Football analyst Jon Gruden , but once those plans fell through, the focus shifted to Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen. He had a run of success at Rutgers, posting a 68-67 record as the Scarlet Knights' head coach from 2001-2011. He was sacked, along with general manager Mark Dominic, on December 30 2013. (more...)
Everton boss David Unsworth challenges Sandro Ramirez to score Everton boss David Unsworth challenges Sandro Ramirez to score
- November 26, 2017

Saints striker Charlie Austin netted two second-half headers to give Southampton a two-goal lead after Gylfi Sigurdsson had cancelled out Dusan Tadic's opener on the stroke of half-time. "You've got some experienced players out there and some good players but there is a lack of cohesion, you can see that". "This group of players is underperforming, whether it is Ronald in charge or me in charge it isn't working. (more...)
Nir Bitton Ruled Out Of Scottish League Cup Final Nir Bitton Ruled Out Of Scottish League Cup Final
- November 26, 2017

Opener: James Forrest sent Celtic on the road to victory. "They started well but we stuck at it and once we got the goal we kicked on". The incident that led to the controversial spotter involved Celtic's Scott Sincliar and Motherwell's Cedric Kipre. (more...)
Davis Cup final: France beat Belgium to claim title in deciding match Davis Cup final: France beat Belgium to claim title in deciding match
- November 26, 2017

The Davis Cup final between France and Belgium was heading towards a decisive fifth rubber with Belgian singles ace David Goffin sweeping the first two sets of his singles showdown with Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in Lille. Pouille fell on his back and cried as his teammates rushed on court. He captained the team to a third victory after winning the Davis Cup title in 1991 and 1996. (more...)
Eden Hazard has 'admiration' for Real Madrid but focused on Chelsea Eden Hazard has 'admiration' for Real Madrid but focused on Chelsea
- November 26, 2017

His efforts have been drawing admiring glances from afar for some time, with talk of a future switch to Spain refusing to go away. "And in Chelsea , people always said that I'm leaving, but I'm still here". The Belgium global has two-and-a-half years left on his contract at Stamford Bridge and is the Blues' second-highest goalscorer after Alvaro Morata in the Premier League this season with three goals. (more...)
Dallas Cowboys expected to waive former Arkansas star RB Darren McFadden Dallas Cowboys expected to waive former Arkansas star RB Darren McFadden
- November 26, 2017

McFadden has been inactive the last two games, even with Ezekiel Elliott's suspension and after the Cowboys spent the offseason and summer preparing him to be their starting back, if not part of a rotation, once the Elliott discipline was finalized through various legal battles. (more...)
MS Dhoni on India vs Pakistan series MS Dhoni on India vs Pakistan series
- November 26, 2017

Dhoni, who is an honorary Lieutenant colonel of the Army, drew large crowds to the event as thousands of people queued outside the stadium from early in the morning. Read Also: When John Abraham's vanity van became Dhoni's dance floor Dhoni interacted with budding cricketers from Uri and shared his expertise with them. (more...)
Arizona State fires football coach Todd Graham after six seasons Arizona State fires football coach Todd Graham after six seasons
- November 26, 2017

According to a 247Sports report, athletic director Ray Anderson set a meeting for Sunday morning shortly after the game. Just a few years ago, the Sun Devils were coming off back-to-back 10-win seasons under Todd Graham , but the program has plateaued and even taken steps in the wrong direction. (more...)
Swansea halts losing streak with Bournemouth draw Swansea halts losing streak with Bournemouth draw
- November 26, 2017

Swansea City manager Paul Clement has criticised referee Stuart Atwell for "not a very good performance" in his side's goalless draw at home with Bournemouth this afternoon. The striker who last saw out the entire duration of a league encounter in September 2016 spoke of his desire to open his goal account for the Swans - since his return from Manchester City in the summer - in their next game against Chelsea . (more...)
National Bank of Canada (NTIOF) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research
- November 26, 2017

The Firm operates through three divisions: Office, Studio and Coverings. Royal Bank Of Canada lifted their price target on National Bank of Canada from C$62.00 to C$65.00 and gave the company an outperform rating in a report on Thursday, August 31st. (more...)
Formula 1 unveils new logo for 2018 Formula 1 unveils new logo for 2018
- November 26, 2017

Earlier, we reported that three potential new logos - to replace the familiar "Flying 1" logo introduced under Bernie Ecclestone - were being considered. Although the old F1 logo became iconic because of the hidden "1" that featured in the middle, Bratches said that it was actually too subtle for many people. (more...)
Pep Guardiola: 'Sergio Aguero, Gabriel Jesus will play together' Pep Guardiola: 'Sergio Aguero, Gabriel Jesus will play together'
- November 26, 2017

They can play together. Man City team: Ederson, Walker, Otamendi, Kompany, Delph, Fernandinho, Silva, De Bruyne, Sane, Sterling, Aguero. Guardiola prefers to rotate his strikers, insisting the absence of left-back Benjamin Mendy means an additional body is required in midfield as cover. (more...)
Jonny Bairstow: England wicketkeeper spoken to by European Central Bank over Perth 'incident' Jonny Bairstow: England wicketkeeper spoken to by European Central Bank over Perth 'incident'
- November 26, 2017

England were left facing a crushing defeat in the first Test at the Gabba after Australia dominated day four and Fox Sports claimed later on Sunday that Bairstow had been involved in an incident at a bar while the tourists were in Perth to face a Western Australia XI. (more...)
England investigate Bairstow 'headbutt allegations
- November 26, 2017

The alleged incident happened in Perth earlier this month, with claims emerging Down Under overnight. Bairstow and Bancroft crossed paths shortly after England arrived in Australia, where they started their tour with a tune-up at the WACA. (more...)
JJ Redick hits 8 3s, 76ers send Magic to 8th straight loss JJ Redick hits 8 3s, 76ers send Magic to 8th straight loss
- November 26, 2017

It was the fifth win in six games and third in a row for the Sixers (11-7). Rookie point guard Ben Simmons has been ruled out of the Philadelphia 76ers' upcoming game against the Orlando Magic on Saturday due to a sore left elbow, per National Basketball Association insider David Aldridge. (more...)
Irving leads Celtics past Pacers Irving leads Celtics past Pacers
- November 26, 2017

Kyrie Irving scored 30 points and is averaging 32.5 over a four-game span while shooting 64.8 percent for Boston. From that point forward, it was seemingly all Celtics, as the team that had entered the night as winners of 17 of its last 18 games showed what has made them such a force in the East, outscoring in 37-16 in the third quarter en route to the 108-98 victory over the Pacers on Saturday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. (more...)
Burned body found atop SEPTA train Burned body found atop SEPTA train
- November 26, 2017

The remains were burned beyond recognition, making it impossible for police to immediately identify the person killed, Philadelphia police said. Detectives say the body of an unidentified man was discovered atop an inbound Chestnut Hill West train as it pulled into Jefferson Station just before 8 a.m. (more...)
McCollum helps Blazers to 108-105 comeback win over Wizards McCollum helps Blazers to 108-105 comeback win over Wizards
- November 26, 2017

That combination would result in Portland finishing the game by outscoring Washington 31-11 in the final eight minutes to regulation to come away with the three-point victory while pulling off the biggest fourth-quarter comeback in the National Basketball Association this season thus far. (more...)
Logan Couture, Martin Jones lead Sharks past Jets Logan Couture, Martin Jones lead Sharks past Jets
- November 26, 2017

Marc-Edouard Vlasic and Tomas Hertl earned assists when Couture burst out of a scrum at the blueline to score on a breakaway against Hellebuyck. Jones' second shutout of the season was the 17th of his career. Perhaps not surprisingly, they were 11-1-1 when they allowed two goals or less. The Sharks are in the same boat as the Jets, having played in Las Vegas Friday night. (more...)
Stanford buries Notre Dame, then earns Pac-12 title game berth Stanford buries Notre Dame, then earns Pac-12 title game berth
- November 26, 2017

Notre Dame enters Saturday after a close win over Navy last week. Quarterback Brandon Wimbush has been impressive this season, throwing for 1,569 yards and 14 touchdowns against just 4 interceptions. Notre Dame opened the scoring with an 83-yard snatch-and-dash connection from Wimbush to Kevin Stepherson , handing the Irish a 7-0 lead at the 3:40 mark of the first quarter. (more...)
Habs' Price to return to action on Saturday Habs' Price to return to action on Saturday
- November 26, 2017

On the season, Price owns a 3.77 goals against average and an.877 save percentage. They have scored just three goals in the last three games. Antti Niemi will serve as Price's backup on Saturday. Streaking down the ice on a 2-on-1 with Byron, Galchenyuk buried the rebound after Byron's shot bounced off Lehner's pad. A short-handed goal: Byron made it 3-0 for the Canadiens with a short-handed goal at 8:27 of the third period after a questionable slashing call on Andrew Shaw. (more...)
Harden leads Rockets to 117-102 win over Knicks Harden leads Rockets to 117-102 win over Knicks
- November 26, 2017

It was the second straight night the Knicks scored 39 points in the first quarter. No, it's because they have one of the most flammable offenses in the league, and that offense exploded after the Knicks took a commanding lead. On Saturday, Beasley's production fell off a cliff after the first half and he still finished with a team-high 30 points. But the Rockets were napping, and NY briefly took advantage. (more...)
Wisconsin rolls over Minnesota to cap off historic undefeated season Wisconsin rolls over Minnesota to cap off historic undefeated season
- November 26, 2017

Wisconsin is coming off a 21-10 win over MI. The Badgers now turn their attention to the Big 10 Championship game against Ohio State next Saturday. A win over the Buckeyes would send the undefeated Badgers to the playoff. The often-maligned quarterback was efficient Saturday, completing 15 of 19 passes for 151 yards and three touchdowns. Freshman Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor took the first carry of the game up the middle, untouched for the first nine yards of a 13-yard run. (more...)
Vanderbilt wallops Tennessee 42-24, hands Volunteers first 8-loss season Vanderbilt wallops Tennessee 42-24, hands Volunteers first 8-loss season
- November 26, 2017

Vanderbilt more than doubled the Vols yardage total, outgaining Tennessee 529 to 238 for the Commodores fourth win in the last six years. In 2010, Mississippi State earned its first No. The Tennessee Volunteers had never lost eight games in a season until Saturday. After a close start, Vanderbilt (5-7, 1-7 SEC) took a 21-14 lead shortly before halftime with a touchdown. (more...)
Trump supporters confuse LeVar Burton with LaVar Ball online Trump supporters confuse LeVar Burton with LaVar Ball online
- November 26, 2017

President Donald Trump is feuding with LaVar Ball and LeVar Burton is taking the hit on Twitter. The patriarch of the Ball family claimed that he played a large role in helping the athletes: "I had some things done, I talked to some people that did some things, too". (more...)
Alabama basketball finishes with just three players after entire bench ejected Alabama basketball finishes with just three players after entire bench ejected
- November 26, 2017

Minnesota ended up winning the game 89-84. The teams were engaged in verbal spats that resulted in technicals for Alabama's Collin Sexton and Minnesota's Nate Mason , the latter being tossed from the contest. That meant the Tide would only have its five on-court players available for the rest of the game. A second brawl occurred shortly after involving Minnesota's Amir Coffey and Dupree McBrayer and Alabama's Riley Norris and John Petty , leading to the ejection of the entire ... (more...)
West Virginia Dominated In Every Area In Blowout Defeat West Virginia Dominated In Every Area In Blowout Defeat
- November 26, 2017

The No. 4 Sooners treated WVU like their own personal punching bag, unloading on the Mountaineers for 45 points in the first half alone while scoring on every single possession. He led five touchdown drives in five chances over the remainder of the first half, then another touchdown march on his only drive of the second half. (more...)
Southampton vs Everton - betting tips and predictions Southampton vs Everton - betting tips and predictions
- November 26, 2017

Mauricio Pellegrino has spoken to his Southampton squad about Cedric Soares' assertion they "gave up" against Liverpool, warning them there can be "no repeat". Looking down the table though, Unsworth's side will know they're still flirting with the drop zone and are only two off relegation. Oumar Niasse is Everton's top scorer this season with five league goals despite starting only three games. (more...)