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Mets’ Jacob deGrom wins NL Cy Young Award Mets’ Jacob deGrom wins NL Cy Young Award
- November 15, 2018

DeGrom's win is the first time ever that a starter has won the Cy Young while only having recorded 10 victories. Justin Verlander finished a close second in the voting and trade target Corey Kluber finished third. Dickey, to win the award. Verlander also led the AL in strikeouts with 290. Still, Snell's sub-2.00 ERA was the biggest highlight in the bunch. That and his MLB-best win total proved just how historic his 2018 performance was. (more...)
Sixers legend Allen Iverson reacts to the Jimmy Butler trade Sixers legend Allen Iverson reacts to the Jimmy Butler trade
- November 15, 2018

I think that's the reason why everybody plays this game is to win the championship. "I already got enough money to have me and my family set for the rest of my life". Butler's hard-charging style of play will certainly fit well in Philadelphia. How will Jimmy Butler mesh with his new teammates? "I'm not the most talented guy". (more...)
III Basketball Player’s Cheap Shot Elbow Got Him Barred From Campus III Basketball Player’s Cheap Shot Elbow Got Him Barred From Campus
- November 15, 2018

However, according to those in attendance, Platt was ejected; he had picked up a technical foul earlier in the game between the MA schools. Fitchburg State basketball player Kewan Platt found himself in the headlines for all of the wrong reasons. (more...)
Rugby League: Two chances to get to final with Challenge Cup revamp Rugby League: Two chances to get to final with Challenge Cup revamp
- November 15, 2018

With the Rugby World Cup held in Japan in the same year, the southern hemisphere's premier rugby competition has been reduced in length, meaning the two big rivals will only face one another once. South Africa upset New Zealand in this year's edition of the tournament, pulling off a historic 36-34 victory - their first in Westpac Stadium - before the world champions got theirs back with a win at Loftus Versfeld last month. (more...)
Extra point: Duke takes down rival North Carolina in high-scoring affair Extra point: Duke takes down rival North Carolina in high-scoring affair
- November 15, 2018

Duke is now 7-3 on the season after the win with a trip to No. 2 Clemson coming up next week and the regular-season finale at home against Wake Forest set to end the season. Elliot finished with 221 yards passing and a touchdown while Michael Carter's 148 yards rushing led the Tar Heels. Despite Duke's lackluster defense in the first half, they came out in the second half ready to go, showing that they have the potential to give opponents headaches. (more...)
Le'Veon's possible last Steelers act: Leaving Roethlisberger hanging Le'Veon's possible last Steelers act: Leaving Roethlisberger hanging
- November 15, 2018

Bell no-showed for the league-imposed deadline on Tuesday. which ended his 2018 season before it even started. Taking the financial implications out of it, Roethlisberger said it would be hard for him to sit out a season, particularly in the prime of his career. (more...)
Novak Djokovic overpowers Alexander Zverev for second straight win Novak Djokovic overpowers Alexander Zverev for second straight win
- November 14, 2018

Djokovic , who replaced the injured Rafael Nadal at the top of the rankings last week, has stormed up the charts this year following elbow surgery and a period of indifferent form, winning Wimbledon and the US Open along the way. The Croatian had further chances to break at 3-0 and 4-1 but wasn't able to convert as Zverev dug in. The manner of Zverev's collapse set the tone of what was to follow. (more...)
Busch, Harvick all set to battle for championship | Racing Busch, Harvick all set to battle for championship | Racing
- November 14, 2018

Hamilton wins Brazilian Grand Prix in controversial race: SAO PAULO - Max Verstappen pushed Force India's Esteban Ocon after the Brazilian Grand Prix following a collision on the track when the Red Bull driver was leading the race. Chase was caught up in the Kurt Busch and Denny Hamlin crash, and Chase's hopes were ended. Childers is suspended for the final two races of the season and working at the race shop in North Carolina as Harvick tries to overcome a devastating penalty issued this ... (more...)
Texas announces home-and-home series with Georgia for 2028-29 seasons Texas announces home-and-home series with Georgia for 2028-29 seasons
- November 14, 2018

Still, when the current Georgia quarterback was asked about the prospect of playing a game that date at Texas, he flashed a smile. Clemson plays a home-and-home series against LSU in 2025 and 2026. The Bulldogs will play at Clemson on September 15, 2029, and the Tigers will come to Athens on August 31, 2030. That should be good for the strength of schedule. (more...)
Maradona names best football manager in the world Maradona names best football manager in the world
- November 14, 2018

World Cup victor Maradona has said he intends to spend a week in Manchester in the near future to see the former Real Madrid manager in action. When asked why it was Mourinho he wanted to learn from, Maradona replied: "Because he is the best, without a doubt". (more...)
McIlroy unsure of 2019 European Tour membership McIlroy unsure of 2019 European Tour membership
- November 14, 2018

Rory McIlroy is at the DP World Tour Championships for the Race to Dubai series finale this week, but has made it clear that the European Tour is not his priority next season. Not the sort of news European Tour chief executive Keith Pelley wanted in the final event of the 2018 season. Molinari has been without doubt the standout European player of the season, having claimed the Open Championship at Carnoustie while taking down Tiger Woods in the process, as well as winning the ... (more...)
Celtics Lose Again, Trail Blazers Hold on for 100-94 Win Celtics Lose Again, Trail Blazers Hold on for 100-94 Win
- November 14, 2018

The Boston Celtics are now 7-6 after a 100-94 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday. Damian Lillard had 19 points and 12 assists while Jusuf Nurkic added 18 points and 17 rebounds. Theis played for five minutes and had two rebounds. It didn't last long and Meyers Leonard's 3-pointer gave Portland a 40-31 lead midway through the second quarter. (more...)
Patrick Mahomes rushes out of stadium after family death Patrick Mahomes rushes out of stadium after family death
- November 14, 2018

Matthews was at the game in Kansas City on Sunday with her stepfather when tragedy struck. Neither Mahomes nor the Chiefs have spoken publicly about the situation. We will miss you Paul So So So Much! "We're sorry to hear about what took place yesterday ", Reid said , via ESPN.com. "I've talked to Patrick and they're doing well for the circumstance that took place". (more...)
Lee Westwood Wins Nedbank Challenge, First Win in Four Years Lee Westwood Wins Nedbank Challenge, First Win in Four Years
- November 14, 2018

Westwood denied Sergio Garcia a wire-to-wire victory at Sun City and Louis Oosthuizen a first success at his home tournament by surging past the two major winners with a fabulous 8-under-par 64. Westwood moves 29 spots on the European Tour's money list to 16th, one spot ahead of Garcia who made a 13-spot ranking rise. "There's not much more I could have done more", Oosthuizen said. (more...)
Iran allows women into stadium to watch football for the first time Iran allows women into stadium to watch football for the first time
- November 14, 2018

This is the first time that Kashima wins the Asian title. The second leg of the AFC Champions League grand finale took place between home side Persepolis and Kashima Antlers at Azadi Stadium here on Saturday, where the Japanese team won the title of the AFC Champions League. (more...)
Susanna Dinnage appointed Premier League chief executive Susanna Dinnage appointed Premier League chief executive
- November 14, 2018

The FA are set to make a proposal to the 20 Premier League clubs that would limit the number of foreign players in a first-team squad after Brexit. But experience in the broadcasting world was the key consideration for this job and Dinnage has that in spades, having started her career at MTV before progressing to Channel Five. (more...)
Top 10 teams unchanged in College Football Playoff rankings Top 10 teams unchanged in College Football Playoff rankings
- November 14, 2018

Though WSU improved to 9-1 on the season by handily defeating Colorado last week, the Cougars - and the rest of the top 10 - remain in the same position as last week. As of Tuesday, Las Vegas oddsmakers have Notre Dame favored by 9.5 points over Syracuse in this weekend's matchup. Still, the Irish at 11-1 pits them against any other once-beaten conference champion, while also possibly forcing the committee to justify putting MI in and leaving the Irish out. (more...)
Anthony's reps looking for new team Anthony's reps looking for new team
- November 14, 2018

Wojnarowksi reports that Anthony is still eager to play and contribute to the Rockets , but barring a change in current direction, the team will waive him in the near future. Wojnarowski wrote that "Anthony's best short-term course of action could be to exercise patience" as National Basketball Association teams are hesitant to make roster moves early in the season. (more...)
Bucks fall to LA Clippers in overtime thriller Bucks fall to LA Clippers in overtime thriller
- November 14, 2018

Tobias Harris had 20 points and 11 rebounds for the Clippers , while Danilo Gallinari had 13 points and eight rebounds. The Clippers blew a 15-point lead early in the second. This story will be updated if and when players or their teams comment on the shirts and their message postgame. Bucks: Visit Denver on Sunday in the second game of a back-to-back. (more...)
Kevin Durant Downplays Talk of His Warriors' Future Kevin Durant Downplays Talk of His Warriors' Future
- November 14, 2018

Everyone who was active for the Nets played Saturday night as the game turned into a rout in the third quarter and Brooklyn coach Kenny Atkinson emptied the bench early in the fourth. Cook described Durant is a special talent. Last month, he made it clear that he wasn't going to take another discount - even if it meant continuing on with the Warriors. (more...)
Welsh composure in Australia win pleases Gatland Welsh composure in Australia win pleases Gatland
- November 14, 2018

Wales coach Warren Gatland's assertion that his side had never been more comfortable defending the Wallabies than on Saturday drew the one waspish response from the Australia coach. "We knew we had to be good". In a defence-laden game, Gatland said he felt his team had the Wallabies attack's number for the first time in recent memory, a significant confident boost against their Rugby World Cup pool opponents less than a year out from the tournament. (more...)
Conor Murray and Robbie Henshaw out of All Blacks Test Conor Murray and Robbie Henshaw out of All Blacks Test
- November 14, 2018

Will Addison stepped in to make his first start and didn't let Ireland down, but Ireland will want to restore Ringrose with Bundee Aki. "It has been two years since we've played them last but there has been a lot of changeover from our team", he said. (more...)
Redskins vs. Buccaneers: Storylines, how to watch, and more Redskins vs. Buccaneers: Storylines, how to watch, and more
- November 14, 2018

Then this year, he made a decision to give Monken playcalling duties during training camp and the preseason for a different perspective, so he could focus on other areas. "You're just not gonna win that way". Fitzpatrick threw for 406 yards, but was intercepted twice and lost a fumble. "I feel like we play better on the road", Norman told 106.7 The Fan. (more...)
Bob Melvin of Oakland Athletics named AL Manager of the Year Bob Melvin of Oakland Athletics named AL Manager of the Year
- November 14, 2018

Melvin received 18 first-place votes, 10 second place, and 1 third place. Oakland's starting rotation was so devastated by injuries, Melvin had little choice but to turn over his starters twice during the course of the season. Cora finished second with seven first-place votes and 79 points, and Cash was third with five first-place votes and 57 points. They're the A's, so they obviously lost in the Wild Card game, but what Melvin did with an $80 million payroll ( Boston was at $227 million) ... (more...)
Other Aaron leads Green Bay Packers by Miami Dolphins Other Aaron leads Green Bay Packers by Miami Dolphins
- November 14, 2018

Miami forced two turnovers on special teams, blocking a punt and forcing Tramon Williams to fumble on a return for good field position each time. "We're pretty tough to beat at home right now, I think", Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said. (more...)
No time for Seahawks to recover from being overrun by Rams No time for Seahawks to recover from being overrun by Rams
- November 14, 2018

Fluker missed the game with a calf injury. Seattle gashed L.A. for 273 yards rushing, which is the most the Rams have allowed since DeMarco Murray's breakout game in 2011. The offense made Seattle pay for the mistakes they made on their end, and thanks to Dante Fowler , the Rams were able to come out on top. That's an average of nine yards per carry! Although the ideal season ended last week in New Orleans, Los Angeles still has never lost back-to-back games under coach Sean McVay . (more...)
What we learned from the Chargers' 20-6 win over the Raiders What we learned from the Chargers' 20-6 win over the Raiders
- November 14, 2018

San Diego then opened the third quarter with Rivers going deep to Melvin Gordon for a 66-yard touchdown pass making it a 17-3 game. Gruden obviously wants to get his own players in the door, but he'll have to make it through the next seven games with the group he has before that process starts. (more...)
Kuchar hangs on to defeat Lee by one in Mexico Kuchar hangs on to defeat Lee by one in Mexico
- November 14, 2018

I go from "Hola" to "Aloha". For Australian golf Kuchar's win is an added bonus as, soon after his victory, he will be heading to Sydney to play the Australian Open followed by an appearance at the World Cup of Golf in Melbourne. The American, playing behind Lee, collected pars on the last three holes, finally winning with a three-foot putt at the 18th after Lee missed a birdie opportunity that would have tied the score. (more...)
Browns TE David Njoku Expected to Play Sunday Browns TE David Njoku Expected to Play Sunday
- November 14, 2018

When you miss an opportunity, whether it's a team that people on the outside say you should win or one people think the other way, I go into it and think you can get them all. The Chiefs may not have a great defense, but 21 points is 21 points. With games left against the Saints, Panthers, and Cowboys the Falcon's season is all but over. (more...)
Mistake-prone Jags seeking solutions after 5th straight loss | AP sports Mistake-prone Jags seeking solutions after 5th straight loss | AP sports
- November 14, 2018

In the first half Luck had completions that went for 53, 35 and 27-yards. But just before the Jags (3-6) ran the next play, the whistles blew for a booth review. The Colts managed just 60 yards after the break, but dropped two passes that would have resulted in big gains. It is the fourth time since sacks became an official stat in 1982 that the Colts have had four straight games without giving up a sack and the first since 2009 (9/27-10/25). (more...)

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