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Dumba's 2 goals not enough as Wild fall 3-2 to Oilers Dumba's 2 goals not enough as Wild fall 3-2 to Oilers
- December 17, 2017

The Wild were 0-for-4 on the power play and have scored just once in 19 chances over the past nine games. After a scoreless first period, Oilers center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored a shorthanded goal midway through the second period to give his team the lead. (more...)
Guardiola hails 'humble' City after Spurs rout Guardiola hails 'humble' City after Spurs rout
- December 17, 2017

He put the game to bed with yet another sublime left-footed strike finish that left Hugo Lloris helpless between the sticks. "Kevin is one of the most talented players and you see how he runs without the ball", said the City manager. Guardiola's side surged 14 points clear at the top as Ilkay Gundogan and Kevin De Bruyne scored before Raheem Sterling's late brace capped their latest breathtaking display. (more...)
Van Dijk 'really good' but Conte avoids talk of Chelsea interest Van Dijk 'really good' but Conte avoids talk of Chelsea interest
- December 17, 2017

The Reds are one of a number of clubs understood to still be monitoring Van Dijk and, while Pellegrino is hopeful of keeping his "best player" at the club, he admitted that the situation is ultimately out of his control. "As you know very well, I don't like to talk about other players of the other team", Conte told reporters at a news conference. The Dutchman was targeted by the Premier League champions and Liverpool in the summer, but Southampton stood firm and refused to sell the ... (more...)
Southampton slips to defeat at Chelsea Southampton slips to defeat at Chelsea
- December 17, 2017

While Chelsea supporters will have high hopes of seeing goals from Hazard and Morata, not forgetting the equally capable supporting cast of Willian and Pedro , who both found the net against Huddersfield, Conte ever the pragmatist advised that he had sensed his team could suffer against Southampton and that they must pay great attention. (more...)
Jayhawks End Two Game Slide With A 73- 72 Victory In Nebraska Jayhawks End Two Game Slide With A 73- 72 Victory In Nebraska
- December 17, 2017

Tim's group played very, very well". Azubuike had a career-high 26 points and 10 rebounds for the Jayhawks (8-2), who got all they wanted from a determined Nebraska team playing in front of a sellout crowd that stayed after to watch the Huskers' volleyball team play in the national championship match on the arena big screens. (more...)
Lemieux strips bare to make the minimize for Saunders struggle Lemieux strips bare to make the minimize for Saunders struggle
- December 17, 2017

The WBO middleweight title fight tonight at the Bell Center in Laval, Quebec, Canada, was a rare specimen, a true "pick-'em" contest on the books of United Kingdom bookmakers. A southpaw and counter-puncher, Saunders is notorious for his trash-talking and his willingness to try to win on points. Lemieux, meanwhile, claimed to have injured his left hand in the second round, but lacked humility - and indeed a grasp on reality - when he refused to credit Saunders for his victory. (more...)
West Brom boss Alan Pardew: Liverpool point can be launching pad West Brom boss Alan Pardew: Liverpool point can be launching pad
- December 17, 2017

The linesman had spotted the ball had gone in off the youngster's arm, capping a frustrating night which saw Liverpool drop two points at home for the second time in four days, meaning they could not regain their top-four spot. He added: "We'll make this clear, I'm going to give you no clues about what I'm going to do". It is criticism and praise, it helps me a lot. Klopp restored Firmino and Coutinho to the lineup and started with a 4-4-2 formation, which he later switched to a 4-3-3 ... (more...)
JMU football headed back to Frisco JMU football headed back to Frisco
- December 17, 2017

As a unit, JMU's defense forced 10 turnovers - a Division-I record and the most it's amassed since it pulled down nine passes in 1974 when JMU was a Division-III program. SDSU forced a punt, but on the ensuing series Christion fumbled as he was trying to throw, and JMU fell on it at the 5-yard line. End Darrious Carter caused a pair of fumbles in the odd first quarter (six turnovers, total), during which JMU's Jimmy Moreland had a pair of interceptions. (more...)
World Cup downhill training cancelled after overnight snow
- December 17, 2017

Vonn is arguably the best-known member of the US Winter Olympic team, having won four World Cup overall titles as well as Olympic downhill gold at the 2010 Games. She had no idea about podium protocol, so asked Vonn and Goggia for help. It was her first win of a hard season so far, one marred by a crash and a recent back injury, and it brought both of them to tears. (more...)
Picking & Grinning: UFC on Fox 26 'Lawler vs. dos Anjos' Picking & Grinning: UFC on Fox 26 'Lawler vs. dos Anjos'
- December 17, 2017

UFC president Dana White has said that the victor is likely next for current welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. Dos Anjos tried a takedown early in the third round but could not capitalise and Lawler continued to land some significant strikes before Dos Anjos struck back and took Lawler down with an elbow before landing some big shots as his opponent lay on the canvas only for the buzzer to save the American. (more...)
Grambling meets North Carolina A&T in HBCU National Championship
- December 17, 2017

Grambling was trying to win its second straight Celebration Bowl and finish off its season undefeated against FCS competition. After a season-opening loss to Tulane, the Tigers have ripped off 11 consecutive wins, most recently taking down the seven-win Southern Jaguars and Alcorn State Braves. (more...)
West Brom vs Manchester United 17 December 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions
- December 17, 2017

West Brom wingers Matt Phillips and Nacer Chadli could feature after respective hamstring and hip problems. Paul Pogba serves the last of his three-game suspension for his red card against Arsenal, therefore Ander Herrera should play alongside Nemanja Matic , who despite a niggling injury may play the game . (more...)
Guardiola impressed by his City slickers
- December 17, 2017

Now you can see the players know what Pep wants and how he wants them to play. "And overall, without the ball, he is able to make pressure from 40 metres to the goalkeeper". "And that means without the ball". "I am proud, I don't want to be humble, I am proud with my staff". "I don't know if tomorrow he will be fit, but hopefully in the next days he will be ready". (more...)
Santiago Ponzinibbio Defeats Mike Perry At UFC On FOX 26 Santiago Ponzinibbio Defeats Mike Perry At UFC On FOX 26
- December 17, 2017

Mike Perry and Santiago Ponzinibbio had a hard-fought battle, but "Gente Boa" earned the victory. Ponzinibbio's plan seemed to be working early with him landing several good kicks that whipped Perry's leg out from under him. He has a professional fight record of 25-3, with 14 wins by knockout, six by submission, and five by decision. Perry, whose last two outings have seen him emerge victorious by way of brutal KO, has become one of the welterweight division's more noticeable ... (more...)
Colorado State, Marshall in New Mexico Bowl amid slow finish Colorado State, Marshall in New Mexico Bowl amid slow finish
- December 17, 2017

Chase Litton threw for 262 yards and two touchdowns, helping the Thundering Herd (8-5) hold off the Rams (7-6). Quarterback Nick Stevens never found a consistent rhythm, despite throwing for 320 yards and two touchdowns. Marshall got the last laugh on this day and will be ready to make its play for a Conference USA title next year. After the Rams' opening drive stalled out at midfield and they were forced to punt, the Herd were pinned back at the 10. (more...)
Darts fans go costume insane for the World Championships
- December 17, 2017

Taylor will match up against either Justin Pipe, or the victor of a preliminary qualifier against Xiaochen Zong or New Zealander Bernie Smith. "It's unusual, but I've got a few days off now". 48 Jan Dekker , who ousted his fellow Dutchman 3-1. Taylor sprang back to hit double 16 to level it up and then looked more assured as he finished things off in the final leg. (more...)
Leonard Fournette out Sunday for Jaguars against Texans, Chris Ivory will start Leonard Fournette out Sunday for Jaguars against Texans, Chris Ivory will start
- December 17, 2017

Fournette injured his right quadriceps muscle in the third quarter against Seattle last week when safety Earl Thomas hit him near the sideline. Fournette remained in the game and ran for 101 yards and a touchdown. And if we're being honest, the Jaguars shouldn't have trouble beating the Texans this weekend without the star rookie out of LSU. Chris Ivory will start in his place with T.J. (more...)
Sooners upset No. 3 Wichita State on the road Sooners upset No. 3 Wichita State on the road
- December 17, 2017

The Sooners are scoring 93.2 points per game on offense while allowing 80.1 per contest. The Shockers rank 58th in blocks per game (4.0) while the Sooners rank 168th in blocks allowed per game (4.4). After beating both Baylor and Oklahoma State, No. 3 Wichita State will go for their third Big 12 win of the season Saturday against Oklahoma . (more...)
Phil Taylor beats Chris Dobey in World Darts Championship opening round
- December 17, 2017

I never used to be like that before, I could win a tournament and then play another tournament, it's odd. Christchurch's Bernie Smith then plays his own preliminary qualifier on Thursday (NZT). A mightily impressive 95 average and 5/6 on doubles on debut means Smith will take on the Flying Scotsman later this evening. In the afternoon session, Austria's Zoran Lerchbacher came from 2-0 down to beat England's former world number one Mervyn King 3-2, despite the players having to leave the ... (more...)
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope missed Lakers-Cavs game over legal matter
- December 17, 2017

The Lakers' shooting guard missed the Lakers' game against the Cavaliers on Thursday as part of the legal process following his arrest and could miss more in the near future. A first-round pick in 2013 at No. 8 overall, he is averaging 14.2 points and 4.9 rebounds per game in Los Angeles. The Lakers have leaned on Caldwell-Pope, 24, to provide veteran leadership, turn the Lakers' defense around and at times be the team's closer in close games. (more...)
AutoNation Cure Bowl 2017 Preview: Western Kentucky vs. Georgia State AutoNation Cure Bowl 2017 Preview: Western Kentucky vs. Georgia State
- December 17, 2017

The Hilltoppers have had a pretty disappointing season. CBS Sports Network will televise the game live beginning at 1:30 p.m. Travel is also a consideration, both distance and destination. Granted, the Panthers are still underdogs, but they've won three of their last four and the praise above from the opposition's staff isn't just coachspeak. (more...)
Real Madrid win five trophies in a calendar year for first time Real Madrid win five trophies in a calendar year for first time
- December 17, 2017

The strike was also Ronaldo's 31st goal in worldwide competitions in 2017, with 20 of those coming for Real and another 11 with Portugal. The Portuguese scored his side's equaliser as Real came from behind to beat Al Jazira to book their ticket in the final against Gremio . (more...)
5 bold predictions for Eagles-Giants 5 bold predictions for Eagles-Giants
- December 16, 2017

But for him to succeed in Wentz's place, he's going to need help from his teammates. "It's been a while since he's been out there playing and you don't want him to press". He has averaged 7.0 yards per carry since the Eagles traded for him on October 31. Philadelphia leads the National Football League in scoring (31.1 points a game) and is second in rushing (143.0 yards a game). (more...)
Interpol cancels notice against Zakir Naik Interpol cancels notice against Zakir Naik
- December 16, 2017

Hours after Interpol refused to issue a red corner notice (RCN) against controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik , the National Investigation Agency (NIA) said it will submit a fresh request for the same after completing requisite formalities, news agency ANI reported on Saturday. (more...)
Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) Holdings Decreased by Trust Co. of Vermont
- December 16, 2017

The shares were sold at an average price of $80.20, for a total transaction of $268,830.40. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its holdings in Lowe's Companies by 4.3% during the 1st quarter. KMX's profit will be $147.69 million for 20.89 P/E if the $0.81 EPS becomes a reality. Since September 19, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $778,532 activity. (more...)
Former Dolphins RB Reggie Bush retires Former Dolphins RB Reggie Bush retires
- December 16, 2017

He notched two 1,000-yard seasons in his career-gaining 1,086 yards with Miami in 2011 and 1,006 yards with the Detroit Lions in 2013. I've been saying it. "I'm going to come home to retire as a Saint". Bush then rushed for over 2,000 yards in two seasons with the Dolphins, before heading to Detroit. (more...)
Five Rams Receive Top Fan Votes, Pro Bowl Roster Announced Tuesday Five Rams Receive Top Fan Votes, Pro Bowl Roster Announced Tuesday
- December 16, 2017

He had 361,196 votes while Jacksonville Jaguars fullback Tommy Bohanon led the AFC with 139,297, as reported by Matt Maiocco. Eagles tight end Zach Erz earned the most votes in the NFC for a tight end. Fan voting ended on Thursday. Each groups ballot counts for one-third of the total vote. Pro Bowl players are determined by fan votes, players and coaches. (more...)
Braves Send Matt Kemp to Dodgers in Five-Player Trade Braves Send Matt Kemp to Dodgers in Five-Player Trade
- December 16, 2017

The trio of Gonzalez, McCarthy and Kazmir were owed approximately $47.5 million in 2018. He has two years remaining on his contract worth over $43 million. By moving under the luxury tax threshold for 2018, the Dodgers re-set the penalties if they exceed it again in 2019. Indeed, the braves immediately designated Gonzalez, who spent the World Series away from the Dodgers at the request of team management, for a minor league assignment, essentially releasing the five-time All-Star and throwing ... (more...)
Zinedine Zidane responds to Harry Kane and Mauro Icardi rumours Zinedine Zidane responds to Harry Kane and Mauro Icardi rumours
- December 16, 2017

In contrast, Gremio striker Luan claims his side are the underdogs, but warned Real to take nothing for granted as the Brazilian club attempt to add to their Copa Libertadores success after dispensing with Mexican outfit Pachuca in the semi-finals. (more...)
Bulls stay hot with win over Bucks, 115-109 Bulls stay hot with win over Bucks, 115-109
- December 16, 2017

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 29 points and 16 rebounds for the Bucks, who lost for just the third time in nine games. ABOUT THE BUCKS (15-11): The Pelicans made 13-of-25 3-pointers in their win over Milwaukee , continuing a theme for the league's worst perimeter defense, which allows an NBA-high 40.2 percent shooting from the arc. (more...)

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