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Misbah gets Test ban for slow over-rate
- Ноября 23, 2016

Colin de Grandhomme continued his remarkable debut for New Zealand with a rapid 29, while lusty hitting at the tail saw Tim Southee add 22 and Neil Wagner 21. Resuming on 104-3, New Zealand lost overnight pair Henry Nicholls (30) and Jeet Raval (55) inside four overs. "They bowled in the right areas and exploited the conditions really well", he said. (more...)
In NC, the Messy Election Isn't Over
- Ноября 23, 2016

According to complete but unofficial results , Cooper won early voting statewide by a 1.52 million to 1.34 million margin, while McCrory won Election Day by an 846,782 to 681,891 margin. "We have a lot to do", Cooper said in a statement . "I doubt it'll change the outcome". If the difference is more than 10,000, a recount can be requested, but the board of elections is not obligated to do so. (more...)
Spurs need Kane to keep firing Spurs need Kane to keep firing
- Ноября 22, 2016

The prognosis was initially said to be very positive, although Pochettino revealed before the last-gasp 3-2 win over West Ham United that nerve damage had considerably slowed the recovery process, expressing hope that the Belgian defender could be available again in "one week or 10 days more if all goes well". (more...)
The Letter M Disappears As Rivalry Week Begins In Columbus
- Ноября 22, 2016

The one reliable playmaker for Ohio State has been H-back Curtis Samuel . Here we are, a week before the rivalry game with Ohio State , and MI football is exactly where it wants to be - in the driver's seat. Later in the first half, Scott broke free for a 61-yard run that set up a field goal. Ohio State responded, moving rapidly through the air and hitting pay dirt with Troy Smith connecting with Roy Hall for a score. (more...)
Australia lucky to be a Top 10 side, says Cricket Australia CEO
- Ноября 22, 2016

Trailing by 241 runs in second innings, after they were all out for 85 in the first innings, Australia were bundled out at 161 in 60.1 overs as the match finished on the fourth day itself. At stumps on the third day the home side were 121 for two, still 120 runs behind the Proteas, who have been in control of the Test since routing Australia for 85 on Saturday. (more...)
'Late Late Show's James Corden to host Grammys in February 'Late Late Show's James Corden to host Grammys in February
- Ноября 22, 2016

He'll be taking over after LL Cool J , who's hosted the awards show for five years in a row. Corden hosted the Tony Awards earlier this year, and was given high marks for gracefully guiding the telecast through a hard evening, coming as it did so soon after the Orlando nightclub shootings. (more...)
NHL: New York Rangers beat Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 NHL: New York Rangers beat Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2
- Ноября 22, 2016

The win allowed NY to break a two-game losing streak and stiff-arm Pittsburgh atop the Metropolitan Division. J.T. Miller scored shorthanded to cap a second-period rally, helping the New York Rangers overcome an early two-goal deficit and get a road win against the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5-2, on Monday night. (more...)
Conor McGregor makes UFC history
- Ноября 21, 2016

As it turns out, the second UFC belt given to Conor McGregor wasn't his featherweight title. In the aftermath of perhaps his most memorable triumph, in front of a packed crowd full of Irish supporters, the 28-year-old chastised the UFC ownership for not immediately presenting him with both of the belts he now holds. (more...)
Dubuisson takes 1-shot lead at World Tour Championship
- Ноября 21, 2016

The 22-year-old from Sheffield picked up shots on the second, third and seventh to reach 15 under par, a shot ahead of compatriot Tyrrell Hatton, who had birdied the fifth and sixth. For me to win on the final week of the year is special. Defending champion Rory McIlroy continued to fight back from his worst ever round in the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai on Saturday. (more...)
Clemson enters SC week back in a groove after routing Wake Clemson enters SC week back in a groove after routing Wake
- Ноября 21, 2016

Clemson has won seven in a row in the series. He hustled down the field to keep the Wake Forest player out of the end zone. Cade Carney has not had a 100-yard rushing game since Wake's home game against Syracuse on October 8th. 4 Clemson . In 1946, the Deacons beat the #4 Tennessee Volunteers 19-6. The unexpected loss to unranked Pittsburgh did not eliminate Clemson from contention for one of the four spots in the College Football Playoff , especially considering what else ... (more...)
Oregon upsets No. 11 Utah 30-28 on late Carrington TD catch Oregon upsets No. 11 Utah 30-28 on late Carrington TD catch
- Ноября 21, 2016

OR quarterback Justin Herbert (10), looks to pass the ball in the first half during an NCAA college football game against Utah, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, in Salt Lake City . #12 Colorado 38, #20 Washington St. 24: Sefo Liufau threw for 345 yards, rushed for 108 more and scored three touchdowns as the host Buffaloes won a matchup of unlikely division leaders. (more...)
Chicago O'Hare airport workers plan Thanksgiving strike Chicago O'Hare airport workers plan Thanksgiving strike
- Ноября 21, 2016

The workers plan to picker outside the airport and through the terminals once a strike date and time is announced , according to SEIU Local 1 president, Tom Balanoff . Among their demands is a $15 per hour wage, he said. The Chicago Department of Aviation reportedly said it is "committed to ongoing dialogue with all parties", minimizing any disruption to service that could be caused during the holidays. (more...)
Henrik Stenson wins his 2nd Race to Dubai title
- Ноября 20, 2016

Fitzpatrick also picked up seven birdies - shrugging off an early bogey and a double at the short 13- as he carded a 66 to move into a three-way tied for second place on 12 under par. "I've just got to go out and try to play a solid final round". That allowed him to keep breathing down the neck of fellow Swede Alex Noren, his only realistic challenger for the money list after a 76 dropped second placed Danny Willett outside the top fifty in Dubai . (more...)
Beagle scores in 3rd, Capitals beat Red Wings 1-0 Beagle scores in 3rd, Capitals beat Red Wings 1-0
- Ноября 19, 2016

Without Oshie and Eller, both of whom log heavy minutes on the penalty kill, the Capitals found themselves reeling when shorthanded and struggling to get clearances. A third Detroit power play saw Abdelkader try a tip-in and Zetterberg poke a backhand attempt just outside the paint, plus a Ryan Sproul slap shot, as the Wings finally looked unsafe. (more...)
Anti-Trump protests roll into seventh day
- Ноября 18, 2016

One student told the paper that they would've preferred to be in class. Since then, many protests have been held across the U.S. and several demonstrators have been arrested. About 200 students peacefully marched along Avenida Cesar Chavez in Monterey Park. "And wanting to feel protected". A WTOP reporter who was at the scene of the morning protest tweeted that a student was beaten by protesters around 10:15 a.m., shortly after hundreds of students walked out of the Rockville school ... (more...)
Lightning's Stamkos limps off ice, goes to dressing room
- Ноября 18, 2016

Cory Schneider stopped 23 shots. JETS 4, BLACKHAWKS 0: Connor Hellebuyck made 27 saves for his first shutout of the season, rookie Patrik Laine scored his NHL-leading 12th goal and Winnipeg beat visiting Chicago. He immediately went to the dressing room and did not return. Atlantic and the under is 4-0-2 in Sabres last 6 Thursday games while the under is 7-0 in Sabres last 7 vs. (more...)
LA tops nation in number of chronically homeless people
- Ноября 18, 2016

Department of Housing and Urban Development serves as a reminder that a growing number of District residents are in need of more permanent lodgings. HUD estimates ME experienced a 20.2 percent reduction among homeless families and a 3.3 percent drop in Veteran homelessness. (more...)
Record Warmth Possible Thursday, Then Snow Could Hit This Weekend Record Warmth Possible Thursday, Then Snow Could Hit This Weekend
- Ноября 18, 2016

Some showers and even storms may accompany this front and wind gusts as high as 45 miles per hour are expected. Low temperatures are expected to drop into the mid and lower 20s, with wind chills even lower. Here is a detailed look at the forecast for the coming days. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Early afternoon highs in the mid to upper 60s. Northwest wind 5 to 8 miles per hour. (more...)
Ireland tops WCup qualifying group after win in Austria Ireland tops WCup qualifying group after win in Austria
- Ноября 17, 2016

It was Robson-Kanu's persistence that helped to set up Bale for his 26th global goal - the Real Madrid forward is now within two of equalling Ian Rush's all-time record - and that looked like being the defining moment in the match until Mitrovic got in front of James Chester to head in the equaliser. (more...)
No. 23 Washington St seeks 8th straight win when Cal visits No. 23 Washington St seeks 8th straight win when Cal visits
- Ноября 17, 2016

California's high-flying offense piled up 525 yards but struggled to get into the end zone. Luke Falk threw five touchdown passes, including three to River Cracraft , helping Washington State beat California 56-21. In the next two days, the low-key Southern Californian delivered no particular message to teammates as they prepared for their final two regular-season games and a bowl. (more...)
Missing Connecticut man, 26, reportedly found dead in N.J
- Ноября 17, 2016

The man also asked a building employee how long they held onto video surveillance tapes before erasing the content, sources said. But later sources clarified that Comunale's body was not severed. Comunale's father reported his son missing on Sunday night, while someone called 911 to report "suspicious activity" in the building that same evening. (more...)
Liverpool: Adam Lallana being assessed after limping off while on England duty Liverpool: Adam Lallana being assessed after limping off while on England duty
- Ноября 17, 2016

Lallana's excellent form for Liverpool this season, in which his three goals and five assists to date have thrust the Reds to the top of the Premier League, made him an automatic call-up for England interim boss Gareth Southgate. The Daily Express claim he was examined by Liverpool's medical staff as he joined up with the Merseyside outfit at Melwood and it was bad news regarding his fitness. (more...)
New kicker Kai Forbath finds familiar crew with Vikings New kicker Kai Forbath finds familiar crew with Vikings
- Ноября 17, 2016

One of the reasons Washington cited in cutting him past year was a lack of distance on kickoffs, but Forbath said he believes he has improved that skill through experience. The Vikings cut Walsh after he missed his fourth extra point attempt of the season Sunday during the Vikings' 26-20 loss at Washington. While joining a new team in the middle of the season can always be a challenge, as a veteran kicker with familiarity in his unit may be able to come in and make an impact right away. (more...)
LeBron James sits out against Pacers
- Ноября 17, 2016

After snapping a two-game losing streak, the Indiana Pacers (5-6) will try reach the.500 mark for the fifth time this season. "Of course it's different", Miles said about facing the Cavaliers without James. This just so happens to be one of those games. The reigning World Champion Cavaliers entered with G Kyrie Irving (23.9), James (23.4) and F Kevin Love (20.4) averaging at least 20 points a game. (more...)
Ireland's Schmidt expects All Black backlash in Dublin Ireland's Schmidt expects All Black backlash in Dublin
- Ноября 17, 2016

If we beat them, for me, it would be phenomenal result on the basis that this is as tough as it gets. "It's amusing how two players in the position of second row mightn't seem to be of huge importance in most teams, but I think they are the difference in many cases in the All Blacks being untouchable and sides being able to live with them, as we were 10 days ago". (more...)
Braves to sign 43-year old Bartolo Colon
- Ноября 16, 2016

Dickey he had a career-high 20 wins in 2012, his final season with the New York Mets, won the Cy Young and was traded. Dickey and Colon were immediately projected as top targets, primarily because they have recently been effective and were likely to take a short-term deal at this stage of their careers. (more...)
Pats tight end Gronkowski likely to miss 49ers clash
- Ноября 16, 2016

The team was 10-6 in his first season, and regressed each year, with 9-7 and 8-8 records following. Dallas surged late, but not as late as Denver, which pulled off a remarkable win at New Orleans thanks to a blocked extra-point attempt that turned into the winning score at the other end. (more...)
Giants defense clamps down on Bengals in crunch time
- Ноября 16, 2016

The result of that was a three-yard touchdown pass to Sterling Shepard. Now, you know the Giants spent big to improve that defense, signing top-of-the-market free agents Olivier Vernon , Damon Harrison and Janoris Jenkins and bringing back Jason Pierre-Paul . (more...)
Rudy Giuliani is the favorite to be Trump's secretary of state Rudy Giuliani is the favorite to be Trump's secretary of state
- Ноября 16, 2016

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani has emerged as the favorite to serve as secretary of state, a senior Trump official said. "You have to have some confidence in the integrity of the president", he said. The Trump team has asked the White House to explore the possibility of getting his children the top secret security clearances. Trump has said little about his potentially unprecedented conflicts of interest as president. (more...)
Rooney out of Spain game, Henderson to captain England Rooney out of Spain game, Henderson to captain England
- Ноября 16, 2016

LA FC will make their debut in the MLS in two years' time and, despite Rooney's reported desire to stay at United, Penn revealed the forward is one of a number of players the club is now targeting as they look to assemble their first-team squad. (more...)

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