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Mark Helfrich fired by OR after four seasons as head football coach Mark Helfrich fired by OR after four seasons as head football coach
- December 02, 2016

Similarly, another rival, Washington, had lost 12 straight to OR but trounced the Ducks, 70-21, in October. Helfrich met OR athletics director Rob Mullens to discuss his future Tuesday night and left the meeting without a job. And the season ended with the first loss to rival Oregon State since 2007. So, I'm not looking to go back and that's what I've always said. McMurphy reports that Mississippi State's Dan Mullen, South Florida's Willie Taggart, Western Michigan's P.J. (more...)
Cubs sign OF Jon Jay to one-year contract Cubs sign OF Jon Jay to one-year contract
- December 02, 2016

We would love to have him back, but we know how the business works, and that's not something we'd necessarily count on". Jon Jay heads back to the NL Central, signing a one-year pact with the Cubs . In his career, Jay has played 594 games in center field, 166 games in right field and 80 games in left field, totaling a.995 fielding percentage at all three positions, tying Jacoby Ellsbury for the best mark among active outfielders. (more...)
UFC champions join attempt to form fighters association UFC champions join attempt to form fighters association
- December 02, 2016

Pierre, Cain Velasquez and T.J. Dillashaw have joined an attempt to form a mixed martial arts fighters association. They come in the shape of Bjorn Rebney, former founder, chariman and CEO of Bellator MMA. The key reason for the creation of such an association is down to the massive differences in the percentage of salary earned by the fighter, in comparison to the total revenue collected by the organisation for each event. (more...)
After getting $110M deal, Cespedes wants to finish with Mets After getting $110M deal, Cespedes wants to finish with Mets
- December 01, 2016

He struggled down the stretch in his first taste of major-league time outside of Cincinnati, but finished with a.250/.309/.506 line and 33 home runs in 147 games on the season. The 29-year-old was worth -11 Defensive Runs Saved (DRS) in right field last season, and unless there is a trickle-down way to use him often as a DH, Bruce doesn't exactly fit the Blue Jays' stated off-season goals. (more...)
Conte tells Moses to ignore Barcelona speculations
- November 30, 2016

Christian Eriksen had earlier given Tottenham the lead with an excellent long-range strike, before Pedro equalised with a brilliant effort of his own. "I scored to help the team, which is good". "When I see other teams win it, it makes me feel angry, it makes me feel sick, you feel like you have let everyone down", he added. (more...)
At 38, Vikings CB Terence Newman still winning vs. his age
- November 30, 2016

Arizona Cardinals and Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. San Diego Chargers. Prescott , Elliott and the Cowboys have shown no signs of slowing down, and it could result in the end of the Vikings' quest to make any kind of run in 2016. The two wonderful Cowboys rookies continued to shine on offense. It was a play fake to Elliott and Prescott rolled out to score. Suffering a 16-13 defeat to the Detroit Lions in Week 11, the Vikings have scored 20 or fewer points in all five of their ... (more...)
Ric Flair returns to congratulate Sasha Banks on beating his own daughter Ric Flair returns to congratulate Sasha Banks on beating his own daughter
- November 29, 2016

North Carolina, Nov 29: WWE Raw was hosted last night by the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. Sasha started with using a kendo stick from under the ring to assault Charlotte . - After the match, Strowman beat down Goldust as well. Braun Strowman continues to crush all opponents in his path as he did the same to R-Truth. (more...)
Russell Westbrook and Derrick Rose Duel at MSG
- November 29, 2016

The Knicks were outscored 88-74 in quarters two through four and outshot.521 (37-71) to.380 (27-71). In one of his best games in the National Basketball Association, the backup center put up 27 points, 10 rebounds, and three blocks. "And the way that we lost - there wasn't any grit, there wasn't any grind, and we can't come out and play like that, period". Rose's Knicks (8-8) have won six straight at the Garden. (more...)
Houston's Herman leaving for Texas Houston's Herman leaving for Texas
- November 28, 2016

According to sources, Herman is bringing Houston assistant coaches Oscar Giles (defensive line), Craig Naivar (co-defensive coordinator/safeties), Jason Washington (corners/special teams), Corby Meekins (tight ends/fullbacks) and Derek Warehime (offensive line) with him to Austin. (more...)
Cook breaks record in Florida State's 31-13 win over Gators
- November 28, 2016

Cook is the only running back in the Power 5 Conference rankings with 1,400-plus rushing yards on a winning team and the junior ranks No. 2 among Power 5 rushers in both rushing (1,467) and yards from scrimmage (1,867). That's true. Florida does have a filthy defense , but on Saturday night FSU's was much better. Florida State (9-3) was ranked fourth in the preseason and was expected to contend for a spot in the College Football Playoff. (more...)
Glenn Robinson III scores 20 points in Pacers' win Glenn Robinson III scores 20 points in Pacers' win
- November 28, 2016

Feeling the game tighten, Turner continued his accurate display of shooting, first hitting a midrange jumper, then moving out deeper and connecting on a 3-pointer which put the Pacers up 38-32. Robinson was the Pacer to shoot over 50% on the night, and even after tonight, he was clear that he wasn't surprising himself. He sustained his bruised eye socket when he battled with Westbrook on the floor for a loose ball. (more...)
No. 5 Wisconsin runs past Minnesota late for 31-17 win
- November 28, 2016

Another second-half lead squandered. The interceptions continued for Leidner after that. Well, actually a few of those. The Gophers were on the verge of kidnapping Paul Bunyan's Axe across the border for the first time since Twitter was invented. (more...)
Danes Dominate to Take 2nd Round Lead at World Cup Danes Dominate to Take 2nd Round Lead at World Cup
- November 28, 2016

But Denmark - more specifically the enigmatic Olesen, who perfectly complemented the self-anointed "train who keeps turning up on time" in Kjeldsen - got going on the back nine. 27, 2016. "We still have a lot of chances to win this trophy, so I'm looking forward to it". "It's always nice if you hit it a little bit closer, but really just didn't get the putts to go in early enough". (more...)
Pep wants Messi to stay at Barcelona Pep wants Messi to stay at Barcelona
- November 28, 2016

In Messi's eyes, tactical discipline and team structure are more important than individual talent. The 29-year-old has won the prestigious Balon D'or award, the accolade given to the player deemed to be the finest in European football, a record five times. (more...)
Liverpool beat Sunderland 2-0 in English Premier League
- November 28, 2016

Liverpool rose to the top of the Premier League table with 30 points, two ahead of third place Chelsea, who can return to the summit with victory over Tottenham Hotspur later on Saturday. "I think the message from the start of the season was to keep patient and whenever the team needed me I had to be ready", he added. "I don't think about the size every day or the greatness". (more...)
No. 6 Washington tops No. 23 Washington State 45-17
- November 27, 2016

Huskies quarterback Jake Browning passed for 202 yards in the first quarter alone (he finished with 292), as Washington took a commanding 28-3 lead, and while the Cougars did threaten a comeback, Washington shut the door and scored 10 points in the fourth quarter to win easily. (more...)
Clemson Tigers vs. South Carolina Gamecocks Clemson Tigers vs. South Carolina Gamecocks
- November 27, 2016

I don't know which number", Allen-Williams told reporters after the game according to The State . "They have a good team across all three phases", SC head coach Will Muschamp said after the game. Watson completed 18 of 24 passes for 251 yards in the first half. "I'm really proud of our team". While Clemson is the better of the two SC teams, it can't be good karma for Swinney to not shake Muschamp's hand initially. (more...)
Flanagan stops Cruz in 8th to keep WBO lightweight belt Flanagan stops Cruz in 8th to keep WBO lightweight belt
- November 27, 2016

Terry paid tribute to Cruz who's aiming to become Boxing's first openly gay world champion. I want to win the title for the LGBT community and for my island. Terry Flanagan was expected to win without much trouble against Puerto Rico's Orlando Cruz, and the 27-year-old WBO lightweight titleholder did just that, dropping and stopping Cruz in the eighth round today in Cardiff, Wales. (more...)
Zimbabwe to take on Sri Lanka in final on Sunday Zimbabwe to take on Sri Lanka in final on Sunday
- November 27, 2016

After a close win over West Indies in the last match of the tri-series, Sri Lanka have booked their finals slot, which has made matters interesting as we head into the last round robin fixture. Nurse and Bishoo then scythed through the innings accounting for the next five wickets to fall for 30 runs, as Zimbabwe tumbled to 89 for seven in the 26th over. (more...)
Rodgers: Celtic could beat Barca if we had Messi
- November 26, 2016

Apart from the injured Andres Iniesta, Barcelona named their strongest 11 as Suarez and Messi returned from suspension and sickness respectively to form their formidable partnership with Neymar in the Barca attack. "At the time of course, I said it was very disappointing but it hasn't harmed us, if anything, it has only improved us a group and as a squad". "Even at 2-0, we still kept fighting and working, but, of course, it becomes that little bit more hard". (more...)
Rooney leads Man United to 4-0 win with record-breaking goal Rooney leads Man United to 4-0 win with record-breaking goal
- November 26, 2016

Rooney's first-half chip also moved him to 248 goals for the club overall, just one behind their all-time top scorer Sir Bobby Charlton. "I actually didn't even step foot into the wedding and I think it's a shame that I'm having to talk about it now after such a great victory". (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino says Spurs will sign big when new stadium is finished Mauricio Pochettino says Spurs will sign big when new stadium is finished
- November 26, 2016

Antonio Conte's team reflects the inconsistencies that have been shown so far but their recent form has been nothing short of spectacular. Nor, in fact, did 17 of the 23 players that have appeared for Spurs this season: just six of them had been born last time Tottenham won at Stamford Bridge . (more...)
Mourinho discusses world superstar deal Mourinho discusses world superstar deal
- November 25, 2016

Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho hopes Lionel Messi "never leaves" Barcelona. The questions over a potential deal have arisen following claims from Marketing Deportivo that kit suppliers Adidas, reportedly concerned about United's sub-par performances and how it may eventually taint their own brand, were ready to team up with the club to try and lure Messi away from the Nou Camp. (more...)
Steelers move forward in playoff hunt with 28-7 win at Indy Steelers move forward in playoff hunt with 28-7 win at Indy
- November 25, 2016

Complicating matters is that Pittsburgh (5-5) has posed major problems for the Colts . Morris has never played in a regular-season game. After the Steelers game, the Colts will travel to play the New York Jets on December 5 in a "Monday Night Football" game. (more...)
Injury-hit Kompany set for another spell out for City
- November 25, 2016

An experienced player who had been pivotal to Manchester City's fortunes since he joined them, Toure could still prove to be a healthy addition to Guardiola's forces as the Premier League can turn into a tricky affair and the presence of a midfield general of his calibre could help the side sail a lot smoother through the tough tides. (more...)
The sunlight and glare at the Cowboys' stadium wrecked the Redskins offense The sunlight and glare at the Cowboys' stadium wrecked the Redskins offense
- November 25, 2016

The Redskins had chances to get off the field on that drive, twice putting the Cowboys in third-and-long, but on the second attempt rookie Kendall Fuller allowed a 25-yard pass to Dez Bryant. Undrafted rookie running back Robert Kelley of the Redskins was held to 37 yards on 14 carries a week after getting a career-high 137 yards with three touchdowns against the Packers. (more...)
Bale to miss El Clasico due to ankle injury
- November 24, 2016

It appeared Zidane's side would be left with just that after a penalty from Adrien Silva after 81 minutes had cancelled out Raphael Varane's first-half opener, with the home side having seen defender Joao Pereira sent off after appearing to punch Mateo Kovacic. (more...)
Luck ruled out for Thanksgiving game against Steelers Luck ruled out for Thanksgiving game against Steelers
- November 24, 2016

Luck sustained the head injury in Sunday's 24-17 win over the Tennessee Titans. After entering protocol, it was always a long-shot Luck would be cleared to play on a short week. The Colts also have won 10 straight Thursday night games since 2007. WR Antonio Brown needs 93 yards to join Hines Ward as only players in franchise history with four straight 1,000-yard seasons, and one 100-yard game to break Ward's career franchise record (29 games). (more...)
Shannen Doherty Just Landed A New TV Role Shannen Doherty Just Landed A New TV Role
- November 24, 2016

She recently opened up about the personal changes she has experienced as a victim of the disease during a recent interview with U.S. TV personality Chelsea Handler, revealing, "I think what's handsome and hard and interesting about cancer is that it tears you down and builds you, and tears you down and builds you". (more...)
Drogba looks to end Impact stay in style
- November 24, 2016

They will meet in the most high-profile match ever between two Canadian club teams. "And when I came here for the first time, last season we played against Columbus in the semifinal and this year we're in the conference final, so it's a good progress". (more...)