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Penn State volleyball advances to Final Four with win over Michigan State Penn State volleyball advances to Final Four with win over Michigan State
- December 10, 2017

Penn State never trailed and led 48-19 at halftime after shooting 20-for-34 from the field in the first half. While most of the numbers on the day were positive, Penn State still needs to improve at the fold line. Penn State bounced back from its worst shooting performance of the season to rout George Washington 74-54 on Saturday in State College, Pa. Going up by double-digits nearly immediately, Penn State never looked back. (more...)
'We have snow in Houston!': JJ Watt freaks out about rare snowfall 'We have snow in Houston!': JJ Watt freaks out about rare snowfall
- December 10, 2017

The All-Pro defensive end was just rounding back into form when he suffered a broken leg in Week 5. "For me it's easier mentally". "Things have been going really well". If he's able to be any essence of the player that was three-time Defensive Player of the Year, it could provide a significant boost for the Texans being considered a legitimate Super Bowl contender next season. (more...)
Cardi's hosts annual Toys for Tots drive Saturday Cardi's hosts annual Toys for Tots drive Saturday
- December 10, 2017

Roy Marcquell, this year's Toys for Tots coordinator. "So I asked her, 'Is there any chance you could talk to somebody at Mattel and maybe get some toys up here (for Toys for Tots)?' and she said, 'Yeah, I'm the one that does that'". This holiday, local toy drives will be held in more than 800 communities covering all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam and the Virgin Islands. (more...)
Haynes No Longer with the UK Football Team
- December 10, 2017

The Niceville, Fla., native suffers from Type 1 diabetes. He went from a 300-pound lineman past year to 260 or less this season. Haynes said earlier in the season that he didn't feel comfortable playing at his current weight. That's the one big thing I've observed here at UK. Senior guard Nick Haynes was one of the players featured on Kentucky's football media guide this season after starting in every game last season when United Kingdom went to the TaxSlayer Bowl. (more...)
Sri Lanka appoint Hathurusingha as full-time coach Sri Lanka appoint Hathurusingha as full-time coach
- December 10, 2017

Hathurusingha played 26 tests for Sri Lanka between 1991-99 and scored 1,274 runs at an average of 29.62. It may be the case that we do not appoint a coach ahead of the next series. Sri Lanka have appointed former opening batsman Chandika Hathurusingha as head coach the country's cricket board said yesterday. Hathurusingha happened to arrive in the same hotel where the meeting was arranged, and BCB president hailed him for his contribution and wished him good luck for the future. (more...)
Williams drains late 3-pointer as Clippers jolt Wizards Williams drains late 3-pointer as Clippers jolt Wizards
- December 10, 2017

Upon realizing their error , the refs made the decision to give the Wizards possession for a redo, only this time the Wizards were inexplicably pinned in the corner on the inbounds, and with a tenth of a second less on the play clock. Spooner said the clock should have been then reset to 0.1 seconds instead of 1.1 seconds. Austin Rivers started the exchange with a three-pointer to put Los Angeles up one. (more...)
Ryan Giggs: Former Manchester United star wants to manage Wales Ryan Giggs: Former Manchester United star wants to manage Wales
- December 10, 2017

Giggs earned 64 caps for Wales between 1991 and 2007, scoring 12 goals in that time. Since hanging up his boots three and a half years ago, Giggs served assistant boss to Louis van Gaal at Man United for two seasons before leaving the club when he passed over for the top job, announcing his departure soon after the appointment of Jose Mourinho. (more...)
Tom Brady Apologizes For Yelling At Josh McDaniels On The Sideline Tom Brady Apologizes For Yelling At Josh McDaniels On The Sideline
- December 10, 2017

Frustrated in the early going of the Patriots' 23-3 win over the Buffalo Bills last Sunday, the superstar signal-caller could be seen shouting some choice words at McDaniels. Brady said he prides himself in playing the game with "energy, emotion and enthusiasm", but added harnessing that emotion is key. You understand those things happen. (more...)
David de Gea Insists 'Confident' Manchester United Can Triumph in Crunch Derby David de Gea Insists 'Confident' Manchester United Can Triumph in Crunch Derby
- December 10, 2017

The midfielder's comments, coming hot on the heels of Jose Mourinho's double blast at City, are sure to ramp up the atmosphere ahead of the derby showdown. City will look to make it 14 straight Premier League wins when they travel to rivals Manchester United on Sunday afternoon. Law managed 237 goals in his ten seasons at United which has only been bettered by Charlton and Wayne Rooney , his poaching was rewarded back in 1964 as he became the first and only Scotsman thus far to claim ... (more...)
Sean Lee will return to the lineup Sunday Sean Lee will return to the lineup Sunday
- December 10, 2017

And with only three games remaining after this weekend, it's possible both land on season-ending injured reserve (IR). None of them made the trip to the NY area with the team on Saturday. Irving suffered a concussion in last Thursday's win over the Washington Redskins , and the team was hoping he'd be able to play on given the extra time to recover. (more...)
Missed Field Goal Seals Army's 14-13 Win Over Navy Missed Field Goal Seals Army's 14-13 Win Over Navy
- December 10, 2017

Still, he bought a dynamic missing in last year's Army game when Navy had 112 yards rushing. The kick had the distance but missed wide left. Navy controlled most of the game as freshman quarterback Malcolm Perry ran up and down the field for a total of 250 yards and one touchdown. (more...)
Toronto beat Seattle to win MLS Cup Toronto beat Seattle to win MLS Cup
- December 10, 2017

Seattle withstood a wave of pressure from TFC in the first half and managed to escape to the locker room with the score 0-0, thanks to some more standout goalkeeping from last year's MLS Cup MVP Stefan Frei . But Toronto ended the half well on top again, Frei denying Marco Delgado and Vazquez from distance before Jones nearly turned into his own net while appealing for offside against Justin Morrow as Toronto's struggle to puncture Seattle's rigid defence began to frustrate. (more...)
CU Volleyball Squad Ousted From NCAA Tourney By Nebraska CU Volleyball Squad Ousted From NCAA Tourney By Nebraska
- December 10, 2017

Kentucky kept it close, but Nebraska was too much for the Wildcats, and a Kentucky service error ended it. NU hit.263 in Game 1 , with Kentucky swinging at.250 led by four kills from Edmond. Kentucky hit a sizzling.444 in Set 2, with Skinner totaling six kills. "You know he's (Skinner) got subs he is putting in back there that are good passers and they play good defense". (more...)
Joe Louis Arena, Detroit Red Wings to hold online memorabilia auction Joe Louis Arena, Detroit Red Wings to hold online memorabilia auction
- December 10, 2017

The Blues (20-8-2) are tied with the Tampa Bay Lightning for the most points in the National Hockey League (42). After a strong start to the season, Howard has struggled the past several weeks. Upshall extended the lead to 3-0 at 6:17, a breakaway goal, after a Niklas Kronwall turnover at the blue line. Jay Bouwmeester's shot deflected off the stick of defenseman Mike Green and over Howard's glove at 16:26 of the second period for the Blues' fourth goal on five shots. (more...)
Steve Mounie delivers for David Wagner as Huddersfield see off Brighton Steve Mounie delivers for David Wagner as Huddersfield see off Brighton
- December 09, 2017

Club record-signing Mounie, back in the starting lineup after recently returning to full fitness following injury, grabbed his first goal since the opening day early on and headed in his second just before halftime. Joe Lolley made his Premier League debut for Town in the closing stages and without further drama Wagner's side secured their fourth home league win of the season. (more...)
Texas to hire TCU athletic director Chris Del Conte
- December 09, 2017

According to USA Today's salary database, Del Conte earned just under $700,000 with TCU . Interim University of Texas Athletic Director Mike Perrin's contract expires in August, 2018, allowing plenty of time to acclimate Del Conte to the position. (more...)
#Blitzboks wrap up #CapeTown7s day one in style #Blitzboks wrap up #CapeTown7s day one in style
- December 09, 2017

Senatla, 24, reached the milestone in his 35th tournament and in his 175th match. Norton is the leading all time try-scorer with 272. Sione Molia iced the win which ensured the Kiwis finished second in Pool B behind the U.S., who also flogged Australia (31-14) on day one. (more...)
Ryan Walters named as defensive coordinator for Missouri football Ryan Walters named as defensive coordinator for Missouri football
- December 09, 2017

Odom's salary and performance-based bonuses remain the same, while the school added an incentive based on ticket revenue. "I'm really excited for Ryan and the stability that he will bring to our program", Odom said in a Mizzou Athletics news release. (more...)
Jermain Defoe equaliser gives Bournemouth draw at Palace Jermain Defoe equaliser gives Bournemouth draw at Palace
- December 09, 2017

Adam Federici, Brad Smith and Tyrone Mings all remain sidelined. Palace remains 20th with 11 points, while Bournemouth is 14th with 16. "Back-to-back away draws, both with clean sheets, have put another couple of points on the board but it's recent home form that's really helped their cause". (more...)
Eintracht Frankfurt 0-1 Bayern Munich Eintracht Frankfurt 0-1 Bayern Munich
- December 09, 2017

Having made five changes from their win over Paris Saint-Germain in the UEFA Champions League last Wednesday (AEDT), Bayern was forced into another before kick-off as Sven Ulreich suffered an adductor problem in the warm-up. Leipzig took the lead in the 29th minute with a well-worked team goal which was finished off by a great curling effort by Kevin Kampl, but Robin Quaison levelled 10 minutes later after he was the quickest to react to Daniel Brosinski's parried free-kick. (more...)
Duke vs. Boston College Duke vs. Boston College
- December 09, 2017

A questionable flagrant foul call on Duke freshman Trevon Duval sealed the game for the Eagles, who improve to 7-3 on the season. The Blue Devils win, as expected, and get their first taste of ACC action with a blowout win. He finished with a season-high 25 points for Duke . Bagley III had 21 points and 11 rebounds when Duke used a 71-points first-half display to setup its 124-67 rout of St. (more...)
Chris Bosh's mom named suspect in Texas drug trafficking sting Chris Bosh's mom named suspect in Texas drug trafficking sting
- December 09, 2017

A rep for the DPD tells TMZ that evidence was seized from the home, including "a large amount of drug paraphernalia...consistent with narcotics trafficking". Bosh saw his Heat career end after multiple instances of blood clots being detected in his body. Bosh was a member of the Heat from 2010-2017, winning two National Basketball Association titles and four Eastern Conference championships as a member of The Big 3 with LeBron James and Dwyane Wade . (more...)
Steelers kicker believes Bengals were intentionally trying to injure him Steelers kicker believes Bengals were intentionally trying to injure him
- December 09, 2017

Smith-Schuster was penalized 15 yards for unnecessary roughness but not ejected. The hit was exacerbated by Smith-Schuster standing over the concussed Burfict and taunting him before the Bengals linebacker was strapped to a backboard and driven off the field on a cart. (more...)
Burnley continues to impress with 1-0 win over Watford Burnley continues to impress with 1-0 win over Watford
- December 09, 2017

That base is once again formed of a superb defence - the third best in the league to date, in fact - with Watford unlikely to find many gaps to exploit at Turf Moor this afternoon. "This time we have two options: Andre or Troy, and I will take the decision". Asked about the red card, he admitted: "It's a definite sending off, I thought it was at the time and I've seen it, it's definite". (more...)
Lindsey Vonn Suffers Back Injury During 2017 World Cup Super-G Race Lindsey Vonn Suffers Back Injury During 2017 World Cup Super-G Race
- December 09, 2017

She ended 24th in the field in 1min 4.15sec. The 33-year-old walked the few metres to the auto with great difficulty. Her father, Alan Kildown, told the Associated Press that Vonn was "okay", but it will leave concerning questions as to how healthy she will be for the 2018 Pyeongchang Games. (more...)
Sabres fall to Blackhawks 3-2 in OT Sabres fall to Blackhawks 3-2 in OT
- December 09, 2017

Lehner made 48 saves and kept Buffalo in the game as Chicago eventually took charge. "It's a great feeling", Forsling said as he and his teammates savored their first win in the past six games. Crawford came off injured reserve and was expected to start here Sunday against Arizona. But he skated on his own Thursday and looked fine during the morning skate so he was given the nod. (more...)
Vale (VALE) PT Set at $15.00 by Royal Bank Of Canada
- December 09, 2017

BidaskClub cut Vale from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Friday, September 15th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Vale from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $11.00 price target on the stock in a report on Wednesday, October 18th. (more...)
Conte would give Ballon D'Or to Kanté over Hazard Conte would give Ballon D'Or to Kanté over Hazard
- December 09, 2017

France midfielder Kante finished eighth in the voting with Belgium playmaker Hazard 19th and Conte believes Kante is destined to always miss out. So often the Ballon d'Or has been awarded to attacking players and Conte, who has lauded the ability of Kante, believes this will unfortunately stop the 26-year-old from picking up the top award during his career. (more...)
3-4-2-1: Arsenal's Strongest Possible XI vs Southampton 3-4-2-1: Arsenal's Strongest Possible XI vs Southampton
- December 09, 2017

Arsenal will be hoping to climb back in to the top four in the Premier League with a win over Southampton at St Mary's on Sunday afternoon. In the Germany international's absence, Per Mertesacker, Rob Holding or Calum Chambers could come into the starting XI for the game against the Saints. (more...)
How Insiders and Institutions are Trading Opko Health, Inc. (OPK)
- December 09, 2017

Looking forward, the company's quarterly earnings are expected to come at -$0.06 in the three months through December 2017 and -$0.06 in the quarter ending March 2018, reflecting -50% and -53.85% growth, respectively. Considering that the stock daily volume of 3.45 million shares, this represents a pretty noteworthy trading in volume size. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. (more...)