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Judge England after India tour, says Botham Judge England after India tour, says Botham
- November 02, 2016

Victory was Bangladesh's first over England and their eighth in Test cricket, while the Tigers had only beaten Zimbabwe and a weakened West Indies in their past 95 red-ball tussles. We've got guys who can bowl some really good balls. England were set a victory target of 273, a total which, had they chased it down, would have been their highest successful fourth-innings score in Asia after Bangladesh were all out for 296. (more...)
Ray Allen announces retirement from National Basketball Association via The Players' Tribune Ray Allen announces retirement from National Basketball Association via The Players' Tribune
- November 02, 2016

If that doesn't make you a first-ballot Hall of Fame, what does? That trade laid the groundwork for Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge to acquire Kevin Garnett from the Timberwolves to pair with longtime Boston stars Paul Pierce and Allen . (more...)
Trump to Give Campaign $10M More; Clinton Keeps Cash Lead Trump to Give Campaign $10M More; Clinton Keeps Cash Lead
- November 02, 2016

This year, just to add to our pain, it falls on the last possible day. Waggoner was not going to vote for Clinton anyway, because as a doctor, Waggoner said she sees firsthand the inefficiency of the national health care plan that Clinton supports. (more...)
OU women's basketball team No. 16 in AP Top 25 poll OU women's basketball team No. 16 in AP Top 25 poll
- November 02, 2016

It is the eighth time Duke has held the preseason No. 1 ranking. The top six teams are the same in each poll. You can also purchase a subscription and have full access to the site. 1 seed. The Wildcats were ranked No. 4 in the preseason coaches poll released on October 20, behind Duke , Kansas and Villanova. The last five ranked teams are Texas, Creighton, Rhode Island, Iowa State and Maryland. (more...)
Cowboys QB Tony Romo Participates In Throwing Drills During Team Practice Cowboys QB Tony Romo Participates In Throwing Drills During Team Practice
- November 02, 2016

Since injuring himself after brutal hit during the preseason, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has been rehabbing from a broken bone in his back . I talked a little bit about Beasley running those option routes, but I don't know, there might not be a better option runner in the history of tight ends. (more...)
England's spinner issues mounting ahead of India test series England's spinner issues mounting ahead of India test series
- November 01, 2016

With Joe Root not fully fit, a fragile middle and lower order and a high susceptibility to spin, England will have to vastly improve if they hope to be competitive against the No. While England's batsmen come under scrutiny after imploding, their spinners were outperformed by their Bangladesh counterparts, most notably Mehedi, who took 19 wickets at an average of 15.63 in the two Tests. (more...)
Brees, Saints outlast Seahawks 25-20
- November 01, 2016

That surely does not sound sexy, but the Seahawks inability to make the Saints punt was exactly what happened. The Saints must stop the run against the struggling Seahawks . My gut feeling watching the game was the defensive numbers would improve while the offense declined...guess not. So the clock kept running to 2:22. Seattle ran the ball 17 times. (more...)
Armenian football federation president confirms Mourinho has left Mkhitaryan in the dark
- November 01, 2016

Mkhitaryan is not injured, he is training with the team 100 per cent. The inspired goalkeeping of Lee Grant ensured a 1-1 draw that day, while the man between the posts proved the scourge of United once more when Burnley visited. "I think that's tough for the referee, whether he slipped or did the challenge, it's a tough call". The only thing is that we had to finish because we were we were on top of them, we didn't give them any space. (more...)
Florida's Callaway joins unique club with TD run vs Georgia Florida's Callaway joins unique club with TD run vs Georgia
- November 01, 2016

The World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party between Florida and Georgia in Jacksonville served as a celebration for the Gators and a reminder to the college football world that they are relevant. The Gamecocks (4-4, 2-4) were expected to be a comfortable bounce-back win for the powerhouse Vols (5-3, 2-3) after consecutive defeats to No. 9 Texas A&M and No. (more...)
Match Reports: Everton 2-0 West Ham United Match Reports: Everton 2-0 West Ham United
- November 01, 2016

Slaven Bilic rued West Ham's inability to capitalise on a bright start as they were beaten 2-0 by Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday. I'm not saying that they didn't deserve it, but they were more lethal, more matured, more cruel when they were offered something. (more...)
Nick Foles turns into super-sub for Chiefs in win over Colts
- October 31, 2016

Paylor then says if the Colts can't force any turnovers, they should be anxious about their ability to win the game. The Indianapolis offense is ninth in the league at 372.4 yards per game. That is not the type of afternoon he can have against the Colts and Kelly, the first-round rookie. A big mauler (6-4, 313), Kelly has the body type to battle Poe (6-3, 346) in the middle, whether in pass protection or the run game. (more...)
Change style of play? I'd rather go home: Pep Change style of play? I'd rather go home: Pep
- October 30, 2016

So I can not, ' he explained. "I am ambitious but not to change what is impossible to change in a short time ". "What I have seen from when he's fit is that he's a real centre defender". "With 10 you can not imagine how hard it is". But the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich manager insisted he would remain true to his attacking principles and style of play that requires his goalkeeper and defenders to play the ball out from the back. (more...)
Titans optimistic after reaching midway point with 4-4 mark
- October 29, 2016

Jacksonville quarterback Blake Bortles hasn't lost confidence in Jaguars coach Gus Bradley, whose job security may be in jeopardy. His lone season in Philadelphia previous year was a bust, but he seems to have found the same groove in Tennessee that helped him lead the National Football League in rushing with 1,845 yards in 2014 while with the Dallas Cowboys. (more...)
India restrict New Zealand at 260/7
- October 28, 2016

They will find their way. "It's important they get games like these and finally they'll figure out a way what suits them best to chase down a total like this". At the halfway mark, New Zealand were 138 for one. The Black Caps set up a series decider in Visakhapatnam on Saturday after bowling out India for 241. (more...)
'Sacramento Kings vs. San Antonio Spurs - 10/27/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction' 'Sacramento Kings vs. San Antonio Spurs - 10/27/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction'
- October 28, 2016

Simmons electrified the Spurs as he finished with a career-high 20 points in 28 minutes of play-displaying his athletic ability that proved to be enough to distract the Warriors. On the strength of their strong bench play, the Kings went into halftime with a 57-38 lead, their largest of the game. Anthony Tolliver made a 6-foot floater to open the second quarter to make it an 18-1 run and a 32-19 lead. (more...)
Man Utd great Neville: 'Pogba is confused!'
- October 27, 2016

United manager Jose Mourinho blamed "incredible defensive mistakes" for the humiliating defeat on his return to Stamford Bridge, where he won three Premier League titles in two stints in charge. Mourinho has got to try and build a pair or replace them. The tweet certainly backfired, with Chelsea taking the lead just 33 seconds into the match and inflicting a crushing defeat upon United, and with Pogba again failing to impress, it attracted a lot of attention on social media with rival fans ... (more...)
Sixers sidelined for season opener Sixers sidelined for season opener
- October 27, 2016

In the first regular-season game of the post-Kevin Durant era, Westbrook kept his composure and continued his assault of the Sixers with 32 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists in the Thunder's 103-97 win on Wednesday. He began the preseason at 12 minutes and was increased to 20 in segmented spurts for opening night. Embiid (7-0, 250) is the type of player who can completely dominate a basketball game when healthy, but durability the big question surrounding the center. (more...)
Fitzpatrick believes in himself _ even if Jets brass doesn't
- October 26, 2016

Just days after benching him, the New York Jets had to turn to quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick to save the day after starting quarterback Geno Smith got hurt on Sunday. This season the team started with high hopes, which quickly faded as Fitzpatrick threw int after int each game and the offense was then completely stifled in Arizona in week 6. (more...)
Indians close out Jays, reach World Series Indians close out Jays, reach World Series
- October 26, 2016

The Cleveland Indians win at the Toronto Blue Jays 3-0 to win the AL Championship Series in five games and advance to the World Series. After two tight losses in Cleveland, Blue Jays fans could be forgiven for believing fate was on their side when Bauer failed to make it out of the first inning with blood streaming from his little finger down his pant leg forming a puddle on the mound. (more...)
Angelique Kerber closes in on Singapore semi-final spot
- October 26, 2016

Two service breaks gave Kerber the advantage she needed and although Halep saved the first two break points she faced with two spectacular winners, it was too little late as Kerber wrapped up the win. She has held on to the top spot for six weeks and is ensured to claim the position as the top player for the rest of the year. Kerber spread the court with a wide slice serve then thumped a forehand victor down the line to deny break point, eventually holding for 4-all. (more...)
1993 high school yearbook predicts 2016 Cubs World Series win 1993 high school yearbook predicts 2016 Cubs World Series win
- October 26, 2016

Now, the Cubs are back in the World Series spotlight for the first time in 71 years, facing a team with a World Series drought almost as long - the Cleveland Indians. "When [Lee and I] connected on Facebook in 2009 I sent him the photo and told him we were nearing 2016. He posted the photo of his prediction on August 8th", Meza told WGN-TV. (more...)
Harbaugh still stewing over 'worst call in game of football' Harbaugh still stewing over 'worst call in game of football'
- October 26, 2016

Michael Geiger came out for a 46-yard field goal attempt. "Offensive line made the blocks, gave me plenty of time". Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines cruised past IL 41-8 to improve to 7-0 on the season. Two plays later, the Terrapins retook the lead on a 2-yard run by Kenneth Goins Jr . 19 - After recording just three catches through the first five games of the season, senior Levern Jacobs has been tremendous in his last two outings with a combined 19 catches for 149 yards ... (more...)
All the action from the Australian MotoGP at Phillip Island All the action from the Australian MotoGP at Phillip Island
- October 25, 2016

Crutchlow got the better of the fight with Suzuki's Aleix Espargaro for second, as Rossi came charging through the field - picking off Pol Espargaro and Ducati Teams rider Andrea Dovizioso, then setting his sights on Aleix Espargaro and soon getting past. (more...)
Watch Leonard Fournette truck Ole Miss defender en route to massive outing Watch Leonard Fournette truck Ole Miss defender en route to massive outing
- October 25, 2016

Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly , the SEC's leading passer, was held almost 100 yards below his season average of 308.2 by a swarming LSU defense. Orgeron is LSU's interim coach after Les Miles was sacked in September, meaning Freeze will be coaching against the man who gave him his start in the college game. (more...)
Rising rugby star Itoje adds to England's injury woes Rising rugby star Itoje adds to England's injury woes
- October 25, 2016

Maro Itoje was named as the 2016 European Player of the Year. Cape Town - England are sweating on the fitness of Maro Itoje after the Saracens lock injured his hand in the Champions Cup game against Scarlets on Saturday. Itoje had a central role as England won the Six Nations with a Grand Slam and starred again in the team's 3-0 series success in Australia. And he was a hugely-influential figure during Saracens' march to winning the European Champions Cup and retaining the Aviva ... (more...)
Auto racing notebook: Elliott still chasing win, and now he needs one
- October 24, 2016

He raced for the championship in 2014, then swept the second round a year ago. He has led the most laps of all active drivers with 512, is coming off a pole at Kansas and has not finished out of the top 10 in any of the Chase races: Matt Kenseth. (more...)
The Future Looks Bright as Matthews Nets Four in Historic Debut
- October 24, 2016

Despite Matthews's impressive output, Toronto lost to the Ottawa Senators 5-4 in overtime. William Nylander , Maple Leafs: Drafted eighth overall in 2014, Nylander, 20, has two strong AHL seasons under his belt and amassed six goals and 13 points in a 22-game stint with the Leafs last season. (more...)
Murray wins Shanghai Masters, now pursues Djokovic Murray wins Shanghai Masters, now pursues Djokovic
- October 24, 2016

Djokovic's first ever defeat to Agut opened the door for Andy Murray to close the gap at the top of the world rankings. Serbian Djokovic, 12-times grand slam champion, made 29 unforced errors against the 15th seed and converted just two of nine break points. (more...)
No. 2 Buckeyes claw past No. 8 Wisconsin in OT thriller
- October 24, 2016

The third quarter was owned by the Buckeyes. The Buckeyes are 5-0 overall, 2-0 in the Big Ten. The Badgers got their ground game going early and finished the first half with 170 rushing yards and 313 total yards. "We knew when they come, you've got to take advantage of them". Despite throwing an interception in the end zone to wipe out a promising scoring chance, Ohio State quarterback J.T. (more...)
Another Kohli masterclass as India take 2-1 series lead
- October 24, 2016

With this victory India is ahead by 2-1 in the five ODI series. Earlier, the Kiwis had ended their innings with a flourish thanks to Jimmy Neesham to post a total of 285. Rahane and Dhoni were both out caught at short cover, playing too early and having to check on-the-up drives. However, Kohli and Dhoni simplified the chase as they hammered the Kiwi bowlers. (more...)