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Trump to play golf 'quickly' with Tiger Woods Trump to play golf 'quickly' with Tiger Woods
- November 24, 2017

The president's tweet further quoted one authored by White House Social Media Director Dan Scavino claiming NFL ratings "continue to plummet" and noting that New York Giants cornerback Olivier Vernon kneeled during the national anthem ahead of the team's game against the Washington Redskins Thursday. (more...)
Holmes bags 6 tries as Australia ends Fiji's World Cup dreams Holmes bags 6 tries as Australia ends Fiji's World Cup dreams
- November 24, 2017

While this scoreline wasn't as one-sided as that one, it was again a mismatch. At least they avoided a whitewash here, opening the scoring with a sixth minute penalty from Apisau Koroisau. Holmes took an intercept inside the first 90 seconds and ran 90 metres to score his third try of the game. Slater waltzed over for a try . Holmes picked up his second with another overlap on the edge in the 25th minute. (more...)
Herbert leads Australian Open with Day poised Herbert leads Australian Open with Day poised
- November 24, 2017

Day is breathing down the neck of halfway leader Lucas Herbert after wowing fans with four-straight back-nine birdies en route to a second-round three-under-par 68 on Friday. "So I'll have a pretty gettable golf course I imagine in the morning tomorrow with the guys really having to watch themselves in the afternoon and if I can post something like five, six-under, then I'm very much in this tournament". (more...)
Ashes: All eyes on sore Warner and Shaun Marsh Ashes: All eyes on sore Warner and Shaun Marsh
- November 24, 2017

Warner cricked his neck taking a high catch in fielding drills on Tuesday. David Warner leaves the nets during a training session in Brisbane. All-rounder Glenn Maxwell has however been called in as cover for Warner. He said he'll be right to go", Smith said. "It's part and parcel of cricket". After Smith's news conference, Australia confirmed a call-up for Maxwell who was seen as cover for Warner. (more...)
Chelsea TV single out one player for praise after Qarabag (Official Video) Chelsea TV single out one player for praise after Qarabag (Official Video)
- November 24, 2017

Both Rio Ferdinand and Steven Gerrard agreed that Chelsea star, Eden Hazard is world class after the Champions League match in midweek ( via The Daily Mail ). "We know the admiration that I have for Real, but I'm at Chelsea ". However the standout performer for the Blues was Willian. It is very positive for us in a game that I knew very well it wouldn't be easy. (more...)
Lampard: Chelsea need another striker Lampard: Chelsea need another striker
- November 24, 2017

Speaking on BT Sport , Chelsea's all-time leading scorer Lampard, who netted 211 goals for the Blues, said: "World class for me is affecting games at Champions League and worldwide level over a period of time and Hazard is certainly in that bracket". (more...)
Kerala U-19 women win in just one ball against Nagaland! Kerala U-19 women win in just one ball against Nagaland!
- November 24, 2017

Kerala shot out Nagaland for just two runs and then achieved the target off the very first ball! But they made a mere two runs. Interestingly, one of the two runs came in form of a wide delivery. The Nagaland U-19 team was up against Kerala U-19. What is further more embarrassing for Nagaland is that they won the toss and chose to bat. This is seen as posing a two-front challenge: one is about cricket in the northeast and the other is about women's cricket in general, both of which ... (more...)
Sevilla coach reveals cancer during Liverpool draw Sevilla coach reveals cancer during Liverpool draw
- November 24, 2017

Sevilla's Argentinian midfielder Guido Pizarro (right) celebrates with Sevilla's Argentinian coach Eduardo Berizzo (left) after scoring a goal on November 21, at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium in Sevilla during the UEFA Champions League group E football match between Sevilla FC and Liverpool FC. (more...)
McQuaid lifts Spartans past DePaul McQuaid lifts Spartans past DePaul
- November 24, 2017

After starting the season 1-10 from behind the arc, McQuaid began Thursday night's contest by nailing his first two 3-pointers and later added another from National Basketball Association range. Again, MSU was able to counter DePaul's "right hook" as they went on their second 7-0 run of the game that included two Jaren Jackson Jr. layups and the previously mentioned moonshot from McQuaid to lead 27-26 before DePaul would tie the game at the break. (more...)
What next for the Socceroos and their now former coach Ange Postecoglou? What next for the Socceroos and their now former coach Ange Postecoglou?
- November 24, 2017

Arnold enjoyed just shy of four years with Central Coast Mariners before an ill-judged move to Japanese club Vegalta Sendai, which lasted a mere six matches, before an appointment at Sydney FC in 2014, where he has been instilled ever since and is rated as the best manager now in the A-League. (more...)
Paul Clement: 'Swansea City owners back me' Paul Clement: 'Swansea City owners back me'
- November 24, 2017

Asked if he felt that defeat would mark the end of his 10-month reign, Clement replied: "No, I don't get that impression at all". With an appreciation for how Bournemouth have turned their season around, Clement is aware of the danger they pose and admits his side need to be on the front foot from the outset at the Liberty Stadium. (more...)
No. 9 North Carolina Routs Portland 102-78 In PK80 Tourney No. 9 North Carolina Routs Portland 102-78 In PK80 Tourney
- November 24, 2017

Theo Pinson did a bit of everything for North Carolina (4-0), finishing with 11 points. Portland (2-2) was led by Franklin Porter and his team-high 19 points. Portland plays the loser of the Oklahoma-Arkansas game. Wilson, the No. 68 player in the country and No. 3 player within North Carolina, said it was "one of the hardest decisions" he has made. (more...)
David Unsworth: 'Everton players lacked pride and effort' David Unsworth: 'Everton players lacked pride and effort'
- November 24, 2017

Robin Gosens and Andreas Cornelius (two) piled on the agony for Unsworth as he bids to take permanent charge at Goodison Park. It can not have done Unsworth's chances of getting the job on a permanent basis much good, but Rooney reckons there has been an overall improvement since the former defender took over from Ronald Koeman. (more...)
Leon Goretzka becomes Arsenal top target Leon Goretzka becomes Arsenal top target
- November 24, 2017

Goretzka remains high on his list, but like Ozil, he is also due to fall out of contract at the end of the season and is in high demand, with the likes of Barcelona and Liverpool also in the hunt. In addition, it has been said that Catalan giants Barcelona is his preferred destination, with Goretzka reportedly already holding talks with Ernesto Valverde. (more...)
Oumar Niasse Becomes First Player To Be Charged For Diving Oumar Niasse Becomes First Player To Be Charged For Diving
- November 24, 2017

We don't want contact taken out the game. 'My only satisfaction is that The FA and the people who make those decisions have sided with me rather than the player'. "It was alleged he committed an act of simulation which led to a penalty being awarded in the fifth minute of the game against Crystal Palace on November 18", the FA statement said on Wednesday. (more...)
Klopp Wants More Goals From Salah Klopp Wants More Goals From Salah
- November 24, 2017

The Egypt striker endured a miserable time at Stamford Bridge after joining Chelsea from FC Basel in 2014 - making only a handful of appearances and scoring twice before being shipped out on loan to Fiorentina. "But he's a top player for sure". I am just happy for him. That's normal because of all the players want to play. But he is a top player for sure. He did not get his chance at Chelsea but we know, in the team, the quality he has. (more...)
Chicago Bears place former Georgia star pass rusher Leonard Floyd on IR Chicago Bears place former Georgia star pass rusher Leonard Floyd on IR
- November 24, 2017

The bad news is he injured both his MCL and his PCL. Dickerson covers the Chicago Bears for ESPN's NFL Nation. "But it was good to hear it wasn't the ACL. Floyd was carted off the field on Sunday against Detroit after cornerback Kyle Fuller ran into Floyd while trying to make a tackle. The 25-year-old is in his second season with Chicago. (more...)
NFL, college game times and TV schedule NFL, college game times and TV schedule
- November 24, 2017

The football feast begins with traditional Thanksgiving hosts Detroit and Dallas welcoming Minnesota and the Los Angeles Chargers , respectively. In college football , the Ole Miss Rebels will face the 16-ranked Mississippi State Bulldogs at 7:30 p.m. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel's playful verbal spar at Abu Dhabi GP Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel's playful verbal spar at Abu Dhabi GP
- November 23, 2017

In stark contrast, Vettel has failed to make a move stick on his rival once. Mercedes heads into the final round of the season in Abu Dhabi 130 points clear of Ferrari and Vettel is under no illusion that closing that gap next year will be tough. (more...)
'Sack Daddy' Griffen asks America to name his new baby after sack 'Sack Daddy' Griffen asks America to name his new baby after sack
- November 23, 2017

And, while most Americans woke up this morning thinking about the seemingly endless amounts of food they were going to eat, Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen had other things on his mind. The new baby joins brothers Greyson and Ellis , and hopefully his beloved fans can help him find a name he likes. Griffen and his wife, Tiffany Brandt, are celebrating this festive occasion with the birth of a baby boy. (more...)
Jones returns to captain Wales as Gatland rings changes for ABs Jones returns to captain Wales as Gatland rings changes for ABs
- November 23, 2017

That makes them as unsafe as at any time. "They know how to win, they know how to grind out performances and they know to come back". It appears, however, as if injuries have forced his hand in that regard. As reported by Sportsmail on Wednesday, Harlequins centre Jamie Roberts returns to the squad and could win his 94th Welsh cap from the bench having been dropped from the original Under Armour Series squad by Warren Gatland . (more...)
Robinho sentenced to 9 years in prison over sexual assault Robinho sentenced to 9 years in prison over sexual assault
- November 23, 2017

The Brazilian soccer star has a right to two appeals and Italy would only launch extradition proceedings if and when he receives a definitive verdict, a legal source said. A report by Football Italia claimed that Robinho will given a chance to appeal. In 2009 Robinho was accused of a "rape in a Leeds nightclub", as reported by The Telegraph . (more...)
Man Utd's next No.7? Pastore favoured over Griezmann in Cantona's eyes Man Utd's next No.7? Pastore favoured over Griezmann in Cantona's eyes
- November 23, 2017

Cantona said: 'I love Pastore , he plays for Paris but doesn't play in the team. 'Pogba is the brain of the team and Modric is the brain of Real Madrid'. However, Cantona did not seem enthralled at the idea of Griezmann wearing his famous no.7 shirt - instead naming a surprising PSG midfielder. "Eric wasn't lazy. (more...)
Alshon Jeffery doubles down on Super Bowl prediction Alshon Jeffery doubles down on Super Bowl prediction
- November 23, 2017

The smirks and grins obviously didn't sync with the words. The Eagles enter Sunday's meeting with the Bears at Lincoln Financial Field with an eight-game winning streak and an NFL-best 9-1 record. Alshon Jeffery catches a touchdown against the Vikings' Xavier Rhodes in 2015. Or did things simply work out in his favor based on what he said? "He's made some huge plays, a couple huge plays in that Dallas game, and that's why he's here". (more...)
Moore named for final Test against Scots Moore named for final Test against Scots
- November 23, 2017

Tighthead prop Taniela Tupou, 21, is set to make his long-awaited Test debut after completing his three-year residency requirement. Tupou, nicknamed the Tongan Thor when he became a schoolboy rugby sensation, joined the squad last week in anticipation of him being available for the Wallabies' last European tour match in the Scottish capital. (more...)
Manny Pacquiao Teases 'Real Boxing Match' with Conor McGregor on Instagram Manny Pacquiao Teases 'Real Boxing Match' with Conor McGregor on Instagram
- November 23, 2017

After Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather faced off in the "billion-dollar fight" last August, the world of combat sports has been anxiously awaiting news of the Irishman's next contest. He has said he will only return if he has a promoters stake in the company. Pacquiao is turning 39 years old on December 17. McGregor for his part has not mentioned what his immediate plans are next and may face action following a recent incident at an MMA event in Dublin, Ireland, where footage showed ... (more...)
Butler ties season high with 26, Wolves beat Magic 124-118 Butler ties season high with 26, Wolves beat Magic 124-118
- November 23, 2017

Jimmy Butler led Minnesota with 26 points, followed closely by Taj Gibson (24 points) and Jeff Teague (22 points). He finished with a season-high 24 points to go with nine rebounds, two assists and two steals. He did score 20 points, but that was largely due to collecting seven points at the line. It was the third time this season the Wolves scored at least 40 points in a quarter. (more...)
Ty Montgomery (ribs) still out for Packers on Wednesday Ty Montgomery (ribs) still out for Packers on Wednesday
- November 23, 2017

Replacing Carr was rookie Marlon Humphrey, who saw more playing time Sunday than he has for most of the season. On paper this game is even tougher for a Packers team that got shutout a week ago. I'm not going to change anything. I don't want to feel like he needs to try and get me the ball or anything. According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Michael Cohen , Jones was charged with speeding, driving without a valid driver's license and operating a vehicle with a controlled substance ... (more...)
Mehbooba Mufti announces amnesty for first-time stone-pelters in IoK Mehbooba Mufti announces amnesty for first-time stone-pelters in IoK
- November 23, 2017

Former chief minister Omar Abdullah, however, took a dig at her saying that she took instructions from the Central government while making a decision related to her government. "This initiative will provide them [with] an opportunity to rebuild their lives". Sources said, about 11,000 FIRs were registered over stone-pelting incidents following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant commander Burhan Wani in July past year, the worst and most prolonged agitation in the valley for over a ... (more...)
Lille temporarily suspends Argentine coach Bielsa Lille temporarily suspends Argentine coach Bielsa
- November 23, 2017

The French side said in a statement that Bielsa has been suspended "as part of a procedure started by the club". However, despite bringing in more than a dozen players during the off-season, Lille have found the going tough, winning just three matches in Ligue 1 to leave them 19th in the standings. (more...)

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