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Semifinalists for Ray Guy punting award announced Semifinalists for Ray Guy punting award announced
- November 17, 2017

The Augusta Sports Council created the Ray Guy Award in 2000 to honor the Thomson native who is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The victor will be announced December 7 at The Home Depot College Football Awards Show in Atlanta. His longest punt checked in at 62 yards and came in the Buckeyes' season-opening 49-21 win over in on August 31. He spent this first three seasons at Columbia University where he graduated with a degree in Economics. (more...)
Florida State president says Jimbo Fisher is 'here forever' Florida State president says Jimbo Fisher is 'here forever'
- November 17, 2017

He's as good as gold. The USA Today reported Tuesday that A&M is interested in nabbing Fisher from Florida State at the end of the season, should the university move away from Sumlin. Thrasher cited a season-opening injury to quarterback Deondre Francois and the upheaval to scheduling that Hurricane Irma brought upon the program as this season's major setbacks. (more...)
College Football Playoff announces star-studded roster of performers for championship weekend College Football Playoff announces star-studded roster of performers for championship weekend
- November 17, 2017

Oklahoma State (8-2) and TCU (8-2) sit on the cusp of making their first CFP appearance if they can win the Big 12 title. The College Football Playoff started with four teams, now sits at four teams, and according to one of the men in charge, is going to stay at four teams. (more...)
Sarah Jane Smith leads in LPGA Tour event Sarah Jane Smith leads in LPGA Tour event
- November 17, 2017

I was trying to celebrate a little bit with the steak. For 2017 rookie Chien, it was certainly a round to remember. Feng and Ryu lead the LPGA with a dozen top-10 finishes. I'm obviously a slow learner. "Slowing down has made everything else easier". The 2017 LPGA season has not been one to remember for Azahara Muñoz. The Spanish native only missed five cuts, but could only muster a season-best finish of T15 at the Indy Women in Tech Championship presented by Guggenheim. (more...)
Larry Fitzgerald, Cardinals close on 1-year extension Larry Fitzgerald, Cardinals close on 1-year extension
- November 17, 2017

The Cardinals were coming off of a disappointing season following their NFC Championship Game appearance the year before. The 34-year-old Fitzgerald, who flirted with retirement after the 2016 season, is already technically under contract for 2018, but it is now a "voidable year" for salary cap purposes, and he is set to become an unrestricted free agent after the 2017 season. (more...)
Arsene Wenger: 'I trust Alexandre Lacazette completely'
- November 17, 2017

This is one of the first games where I really played as a centre-forward, which is my job, in a good match. 'He's that predator in the box Arsenal have been missing for many years'. I have a big choice to make every time, decisions to make up front. Does he need more time to adjust to the English style of play? Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he has complete trust in Alexandre Lacazette before Saturday's north London derby. (more...)
Yankees' Aaron Judge finishes second in AL MVP voting Yankees' Aaron Judge finishes second in AL MVP voting
- November 17, 2017

The Baseball Reference version of WAR says he was the best player in baseball this season, AL or NL. He tied for third in on base plus slugging (.957). Indians infielder Jose Ramirez placed third. He batted.423 with eight home runs in 18 games during the streak, with a 1.405 OPS. To overlook Ramirez's season, however, would be overlooking one of the best in franchise history. (more...)
Magpies could beat Man United, says Shelvey Magpies could beat Man United, says Shelvey
- November 17, 2017

The 27-year-old's only game thus far came in the Carabao Cup second-round defeat to his former club Nottingham Forest in August. "Of course, it's frustrating not playing, and the team had been playing well, so I understood it", said Gayle, signed from Crystal Palace past year. (more...)
Southampton boss Pellegrino confident of Van Dijk focus Southampton boss Pellegrino confident of Van Dijk focus
- November 17, 2017

Van Dijk was embroiled in a public transfer tussel over the summer as Southampton refused to sell the defender who made his preference to team up with Jurgen Klopp clear. We have a lot of players who are important and most of the clubs in the world want a lot of our players. "Virgil is one of those, but we have to be focused on our job". (more...)
Steph Curry to become Professor Curry Steph Curry to become Professor Curry
- November 17, 2017

Jackson. In addition to being able to help kids from all over the globe, Curry also believes the online courses will help him assess his own game. "If I think about where I was when I was 13, if I had access to this type of curriculum, I would have been a much better player faster", Curry told ESPN .com . (more...)
Raptors' Delon Wright out with dislocated right shoulder Raptors' Delon Wright out with dislocated right shoulder
- November 17, 2017

He did not attempt a shot while dishing out four assists, collecting three steals and snagging one rebound. Rookie OG Anunoby has moved into the starting lineup in his absence. When Wright first separated the shoulder during Vegas Summer League in 2016, Wright did not return to an National Basketball Association court until February 14, 2017, following a month of playing in what was then the D-League. (more...)
Byron Bell Will Start At Left Tackle If Tyron Smith Can't Play Byron Bell Will Start At Left Tackle If Tyron Smith Can't Play
- November 17, 2017

That won't bode well for the Cowboys' offense, who gave up 8 sacks to the Atlanta Falcons last week in a 27-7 loss with Smith on the sidelines. Now, three games behind the Eagles in the division, Byron Bell will get the start at left tackle and will be tasked with keeping franchise quarterback Dak Prescott clean against an aggressive, attacking Eagles defensive unit. (more...)
Wicketkeeper Tim Paine wins shock recall for Ashes tests Wicketkeeper Tim Paine wins shock recall for Ashes tests
- November 17, 2017

Paine joins the Test team seven years after he last wore the baggy green. "Cameron has been a player of interest to us for some time now, having been unlucky to miss out on the Test tour to Bangladesh that was cancelled in 2015", Hohns said. (more...)
'HAVE A GREAT LIFE! Be careful' 'HAVE A GREAT LIFE! Be careful'
- November 17, 2017

A day earlier, Trump wondered if the three players - LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hall - would thank him for his role in the process. The college basketball players arrived in Los Angeles on Tuesday, and on Wednesday thanked Trump and the United States government for helping out. (more...)
What Are Miami Hurricanes HC Mark Richt's Thoughts for Virginia What Are Miami Hurricanes HC Mark Richt's Thoughts for Virginia
- November 17, 2017

The elder Rosier checked into a Tallahassee hospital on November 6 after losing feeling on the left side of his body. "I could have woken up Monday morning and lost my dad". Per ESPN's Edward Aschoff , Eli Rosier collapsed on his way to work on November 6 where doctors informed him there was "a hole in between one of his lungs and his heart". (more...)
Kevin Durant Says He's as Good as LeBron James Kevin Durant Says He's as Good as LeBron James
- November 17, 2017

Durant is almost four years younger than LeBron and thoroughly outplayed LeBron in June. " That was the best moment I ever had", Durant told GQ . Somebody that I really, really, really followed since I was a ninth-grade high schooler. James' decision to leave Cleveland for Miami was influential in what Durant chose to do. "And that's an accomplishment for me". The Golden State Warriors forward had modeled James' two-year deals with a player option on the second year, one which would ... (more...)
Gary Ablett Snr accused of sexual assault Gary Ablett Snr accused of sexual assault
- November 17, 2017

Daily Mail Australia is not suggesting Ablett Snr is guilty, only that the allegations against him are being investigated by police. Gary Ablett senior attends the State funeral for Jim Stynes at St Paul's Cathedral in Melbourne on March 27, 2012. (more...)
WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder threatens to end Anthony Joshua's career WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder threatens to end Anthony Joshua's career
- November 16, 2017

There isn't middle ground at the moment but that can change. Another who believes the fight would be a competitive one is world-renowned ring announcer Michael Buffer, the American tweeting this morning: "This would be a better match than many say Joe is underestimated he can bang + we'd b closer to a unified title & that's what we all want!" "He's full of cr*p, because he's said already he doesn't want to go to America right now to fight". (more...)
Callidus Software (CALD) Holdings Increased by Capital World Investors
- November 16, 2017

Callidus Software Inc (Callidus) is a provider of cloud-based sales, marketing, learning and customer experience solutions. On the other end, a stock with a score from 0-2 would be viewed as weak. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $27.00 price objective on Callidus Software and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Saturday, August 5th. (more...)
Sandro Wagner pushing for Bayern Munich move Sandro Wagner pushing for Bayern Munich move
- November 16, 2017

Several reports on Wednesday claimed the Germany worldwide wanted to leave the club in the New Year and had asked senior officials to make him available for transfer in the next window. The forward's wife and two children reside in the Munich district of Unterhaching, and recently stated that "it sucks" that he has to spend time away from his family when he trains and plays for Hoffenheim. (more...)
Brokers Offer Predictions for Eli Lilly and Company's FY2017 Earnings (LLY) Brokers Offer Predictions for Eli Lilly and Company's FY2017 Earnings (LLY)
- November 16, 2017

The value of the investment in Eli Lilly and Company went from $21,974,000 to $22,762,000 a change of 3.6% quarter over quarter. Eli Lilly and's dividend payout ratio is presently 99.05%. Perkins stated it has 1.68% of its portfolio in Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE:LLY). The institutional holder with the second most shares is VANGUARD GROUP INC with a total of 71,305,376. (more...)
Cheika names unchanged Wallaby team against England Cheika names unchanged Wallaby team against England
- November 16, 2017

Cheika's side, emboldened by their 29-21 victory over the Welsh last Saturday, will be seeking to record their first win over England since the pool match in the 2015 World Cup. "The fact they are unified behind that strategy means we are going to have to look them in the eye and take them on if we are going to be able to resist that". (more...)
Carlo Ancelotti approached by Italian FA over managerial vacancy Carlo Ancelotti approached by Italian FA over managerial vacancy
- November 16, 2017

Ventura's dismissal was confirmed on Wednesday after several days of speculation in the wake of Italy's failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, the first they will not feature in since 1958. "We are considering big names for the role of coach", he promised. "The federation president (Tavecchio) informed participants at the (crisis) meeting. (more...)
Will Philip Rivers Be Cleared to Play on Sunday Against Bills? Will Philip Rivers Be Cleared to Play on Sunday Against Bills?
- November 16, 2017

The Chargers have been encouraged by the progress Rivers has made through the NFL's concussion protocol and are hopeful the quarterback will be able to play Sunday against the Bills, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. "Concussions, especially the light that's been shone on it the last 10 years, head injuries and things of that nature need to be taken seriously", Clemens said. (more...)
Redmile Group, LLC Raises Its Ownership in Array Biopharma Inc (ARRY) Stock
- November 16, 2017

On a similar note, analysts expect EPS of -$0.23 in December 2017 quarter and -$0.26 in March 2018 quarter, representing 64.29% and 23.81% growth, respectively. The total value of its holdings increased 459.9%. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 51,585 shares in the company, valued at $635,011.35. (more...)
Valhalla to host 2024 PGA Championship Valhalla to host 2024 PGA Championship
- November 16, 2017

The previously announced Girls Junior PGA Championship will be played July 9-12, 2018 at Kearney Hill Golf Links in Lexington. The tournament will be staged for the 100th time in 2018. Louis, followed by Bethpage Black in 2019, TPC Harding Park in 2020, Kiawah Island in 2021, Trump National Golf Club in 2022 and Oak Hill Country Club in 2023. (more...)
Manchester United's Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibrahimovic return to training this week Manchester United's Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibrahimovic return to training this week
- November 16, 2017

According to journalist Neil Custis, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba could be on the bench for Man United this weekend against Newcastle. The defender having been playing with an ongoing thigh injury. He's going to need all the help he can get. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has refused to commit his long-term future at Old Trafford, saying he is focused on improving the team and winning the Premier League title before the end of his three-year contract. (more...)
Ohio State basketball wearing alternate uniforms for PK80 Nike tournament Ohio State basketball wearing alternate uniforms for PK80 Nike tournament
- November 16, 2017

The Spartans have worn several different alternate uniforms in recent years, but the Phil Knight Invitational uniforms will mark the first time since 2013 that the Spartans have worn bronze numbers, according to SpartanJerseys.com . Rovell also tweeted the special shoes that players will be wearing as well. The Razorbacks, whose colors are similar to the Sooners, have a black uniform for the tournament. (more...)
Kansas State, Missouri add home-and-home series to future football schedules Kansas State, Missouri add home-and-home series to future football schedules
- November 16, 2017

ESPN's Jake Trotter first reported the meetings. Missouri is also scheduled to play September 27 at Middle Tennessee State in 2022 and needs two more nonconference opponents. Overall, from 1939-69, the Wildcats had a 2-29 record in the series. Kansas State now has three non-conference games scheduled for 2022 and one for 2023. (more...)
Alderweireld out until new year with hamstring injury says Pochettino Alderweireld out until new year with hamstring injury says Pochettino
- November 16, 2017

And manager Mauricio Pochettino has now confirmed the Belgian is likely to now sit out until the New Year. "Maybe after Christmas, maybe". The Belgium worldwide will sit out Saturday's north London derby at Arsenal and stands to miss a further 11 matches if he does not return before the end of December. (more...)