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Mike Tomlin already looking ahead to Patriots matchup Mike Tomlin already looking ahead to Patriots matchup
- November 27, 2017

The Steelers are tied with the New England Patriots for the best record in the AFC, and put on an outstanding performance against the likely playoff-bound Tennessee Titans in their last game. When he pours on the coach speak so heavily in his postgame press conferences he is making a point to his team and not talking to the media. "One way we will probably look at it (Sunday), we persevered in the face of adversity". (more...)
Tiger Woods: 'Life is so much better'
- November 27, 2017

The 14-time major champion underwent the procedure in April after withdrawing from the Omega Dubai Desert Classic in February due to back spasms - and, although he admitted the recovery has been slow, he is happy with where he's at now. "I am a little surprised", Woods said. "The fact that I don't have any pain in my lower back compared to what I was living with for years, it's just remarkable", Woods told Golf Channel . (more...)
Premier League's average weekly wage rises above £50k, first in football Premier League's average weekly wage rises above £50k, first in football
- November 27, 2017

LaLiga leaders Barcelona pay their first-team squad almost €7.4m, numbers which includes Lionel Messi's €562,000-per-week contract extension to 2021 - a deal agreed in July and signed yesterday. Manchester United are the highest-paying Premier League club, with a weekly wage bill of £5.241m to Manchester City's £5.235m. Barcelona sit top of the pile with an average first-team pay of nearly £6.6 million a year, which includes Lionel Messi's new contract, reported to be £500,000-per-week. (more...)
Martial Happy To Work With Tough Mourinho Martial Happy To Work With Tough Mourinho
- November 27, 2017

Men are unique cases. "Some are capable of going to the limit of their efforts but others, even with a lot of talent, are not able to". So Romelu, for me, (is) fantastic. The Belgium striker was inside the Brighton box and away from the ball when he swung his right leg and then his left at Bong, who was standing behind him at the time, as they jostled for position. (more...)
Boxers in gold rush Boxers in gold rush
- November 27, 2017

Two other Indians - Anupama in light heavyweight (81 kg) and Neha Yadav in heavyweight (+81 kg) -won bronze. The packed stadium of almost 2500 cheered the local Assamese girl as she punched her way to the gold. The taller Russian seemed hardly perturbed by the vociferous support that her opponent was getting but the Indian was a shade better in connecting her blows. (more...)
Gattuso takes charge after AC Milan sack Montella Gattuso takes charge after AC Milan sack Montella
- November 27, 2017

Vincenzo Montella has been relieved of his duties as AC Milan manager, with the club's former midfielder Gennaro Gattuso immediately installed as his replacement. Milan finished sixth in Serie A last season, a point and a place above rivals Inter, but although the club made 11 major signings in the transfer window, including Leonardo Bonucci, Andre Silva and Andrea Conti, results have been poor. (more...)
Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski dreams of LA move - wife Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski dreams of LA move - wife
- November 27, 2017

Lewandowska's comments suggest the couple can't wait to expand their horizons with the opportunities that await in the United States, giving the impression MLS will be the next step for Bayern's ace. Asked about her husband's plans for later in his career, Lewandowska, who has represented Poland in traditional karate and is a nutrition specialist , said: "I think that we will spend some time in the United States". (more...)
Robinho convicted of rape. Footballer denies guilt Robinho convicted of rape. Footballer denies guilt
- November 27, 2017

The 33-year-old won 100 global caps for Brazil and played in the 2006 and 2010 World Cups. The court decision comes into force will not take place until, until you complete the appeals process. Robinho was capped 100 times by Brazil and spent two whole years at Manchester City. He now hold a two year contract with Aletico Mineiro. Robinho in action for AC Milan . (more...)
Injury rules Josh Hodgson out of Rugby League World Cup final Injury rules Josh Hodgson out of Rugby League World Cup final
- November 27, 2017

Raiders CEO Don Furner has sent England a please-explain after Hodgson suffered the injury in the 15th minute against Tonga in New Zealand on Saturday but played on for another eight minutes. "There is no provision in the rules for salary cap compensation for injuries sustained outside the premiership", an NRL spokesman said. Campese suffered a serious ankle sprain playing for Italy at the World Cup and with the injury not healing as expected the Queanbeyan Blues captain-coach is undecided ... (more...)
Westchester residents shop local for Small Business Saturday Westchester residents shop local for Small Business Saturday
- November 27, 2017

We love having all the people in our store, visiting with them and getting to know them so it's just a really fun event for us. Portsmouth City Council is backing Small Business Saturday, which takes place this weekend. She says new businesses have to be patient when trying to build a rapport with customers, but she agrees that the personal touch and excellent customer service is why small businesses stand out. (more...)
Rob Gronkowski, Brandin Cooks 'got yelled at' for TD celebration Rob Gronkowski, Brandin Cooks 'got yelled at' for TD celebration
- November 27, 2017

We'll just have to wait to see if Gronkowski spills the beans in a post-career memoir, although we'd imagine there will be far more interesting tidbits than the genesis of this celebration should the tight end go that route. That sparked a smile from Gronkowski after the game. That's what we got told, but I kind of want to talk about it. We're not allowed to talk about celebrations. (more...)
Kohli double ton helps India to 405-run lead Kohli double ton helps India to 405-run lead
- November 27, 2017

The last time an Indian team ventured to South Africa in 2013/14, they were beaten 1-0 in the two-match Test series. Fast bowler Ishant also bowled straight and with a lot of energy and objective in four bursts to make a big impact, accounting for the openers. (more...)
Mesut Ozil ruled out of Arsenal's game against Huddersfield Mesut Ozil ruled out of Arsenal's game against Huddersfield
- November 27, 2017

Arsenal's win at Turf Moor - their third successive 1-0 victory away to Burnley - meant they leapfrogged rival Tottenham into fourth on the Premier League table. The England global is still waiting for his first Premier League start this season but Wenger hinted that opportunity could come soon. "In the first half we didn't find our game, they stopped us from playing very well". (more...)
North Carolina basketball eliminated from the PK80 Invitational North Carolina basketball eliminated from the PK80 Invitational
- November 27, 2017

Then again, North Carolina hasn't got its teeth kicked in as the Spartans have this season, giving up 25 offensive rebounds in the loss to Duke. The Tar Heels (5-1) rolled through their first five games, winning all by double-digit margins. (more...)
Raiders' Michael Crabtree, Broncos' Aqib Talib ejected after fight Raiders' Michael Crabtree, Broncos' Aqib Talib ejected after fight
- November 27, 2017

Crabtree sat out the first meeting this season in Denver with a chest injury, but sought retribution Sunday. "But that's what happens when we don't do (anything) the first while (three quarters) and our defense gets exhausted". Last season Talib yanked Crabtree's neckalce off after a play. Both players were ejected from the game, joined by Raiders left guard Gabe Jackson , who made contact with an official. (more...)
Penn State gets top seed for NCAA tournament Penn State gets top seed for NCAA tournament
- November 27, 2017

The first round match is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. (ET) in Omaha, Neb. Previous winners competing in the field are: University of California, Los Angeles (1984, 1990, 91, 2011), University of Hawaii, Manoa (1982, 83, 87), University of Nebraska (1995, 2000, 06, 15), University of Southern California (1981, 2002, 03), Stanford (1992, 94, 96, 97, 2001, 04, 16), Penn State (1999, 2007, 08, 09, 10, 13, 14), University of Texas at Austin (1988, 2012) and University of Washington ... (more...)
Ole Miss names Matt Luke full-time head coach Ole Miss names Matt Luke full-time head coach
- November 27, 2017

Luke likely will receive a shorter contract than Ole Miss would've had to give a coach from the outside, who nearly certainly would've received a longer deal than "normal" because of the pending NCAA sanctions. Luke played his college football at Ole Miss , playing center for the Rebels from 1995 through 1998. While the school self-imposed some penalties, including a bowl ban this season, the NCAA will levy its punishment any day now - the school's hearing before the committee on ... (more...)
Game recap: Los Angeles Rams 26, New Orleans Saints 20 Game recap: Los Angeles Rams 26, New Orleans Saints 20
- November 27, 2017

Los Angeles opens a tough December schedule in Week 13 against Arizona, before a huge, possible prime time matchup against Carson Wentz and the NFC East leading Philadelphia Eagles . Mark Ingram and Alvin Kamara, the 1-2 punch the Saints have ridden during the eight-game streak and the first running-back tandem to have more than 1,000 yards from scrimmage and eight touchdowns, seemed like a good matchup against a Rams defense that entered the game ranked 28th in the National Football ... (more...)
49ers' Jimmy Garoppolo debuts after CJ Beathard takes hard hit 49ers' Jimmy Garoppolo debuts after CJ Beathard takes hard hit
- November 27, 2017

Unfortunately for the 49ers, the game was already decided. The touchdown just narrowed the margin in a 24-13 defeat . But with several weeks to learn the offense since being picked up from the Patriots, it seems likely Beathard will be benched for next week's game against the Bears. (more...)
Antonio Conte fears 'incredible' Manchester City may become uncatchable for Chelsea Antonio Conte fears 'incredible' Manchester City may become uncatchable for Chelsea
- November 27, 2017

Moses has played six league games this campaign without scoring a goal for the Stamford Bridge outfit who are third in the English topflight with 25 points from 12 games. "Look at Cesc for example, he played every game from the beginning of the season and for this reason I took this decision". We lost a lot of good players compared to last season, we lost two important players [Diego Costa and Nemanja Matic], but at the same time we bought young players. (more...)
Manchester United on Alert as Danny Rose Left Out of Spurs Side Manchester United on Alert as Danny Rose Left Out of Spurs Side
- November 27, 2017

If you run, I run because I am so confident when running! "You saw against against Dortmund how many times he was with [Pierre-Emerick] Aubameyang one-versus-one". "He knows we need to settle the bases and - when we are a team that is regular in the top four and we show we are real contenders for different reasons - you know better than me and him to expect everything from Tottenham". (more...)
Liberty ready to reveal new F1 logo Liberty ready to reveal new F1 logo
- November 27, 2017

However, he was well aware of the furious fan backlash there had been on social media recently when it emerged that the old F1 logo could be ditched. "We are not looking to change the sport, we are looking to provide a fresh innovation and energy to a sport that is a great sport". (more...)
Federal Minister for Law Zahid Hamid tenders resignation Federal Minister for Law Zahid Hamid tenders resignation
- November 27, 2017

Federal Minister of Law Zahid Hamid Sunday called on Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif in Lahore and shared views with him on present situation of the country. After reading the oath, the minister said: "This is the oath that is part of the law". However, decision of sending Zahid Hamid would be taken by Prime Minister Abbasi and his resignation has been taken as preemptive measure for locking protesters into negotiation. (more...)
England fans irked by 'Shoddy-line' decision on Moeen Ali England fans irked by 'Shoddy-line' decision on Moeen Ali
- November 27, 2017

It left England at 155-6 in their second innings, a lead of 129 runs. New Zealand umpire Chris Gaffaney was a central figure in a controversial replay decision against England's Moeen Ali with the first Ashes test poised on a knife edge in Brisbane . (more...)
Beauden Barrett beats Rieko Ioane to World Player of the Year award Beauden Barrett beats Rieko Ioane to World Player of the Year award
- November 27, 2017

Saturday's 48-14 success over Samoa was England's 22nd win out of 23 Tests since Jones took charge after their first-round exit at the 2015 World Cup. The award was presented by 2016 victor Jean de Villiers of South Africa. She was one of the first female referees to take charge of a men's global game, and next month she will become the first woman to referee a European professional club fixture , when she officiates a Challenge Cup clash between Bordeaux-Bègles and Enisei-STM. (more...)
Sabalenka claims Mumbai Open, says aggressive tactics worked Sabalenka claims Mumbai Open, says aggressive tactics worked
- November 27, 2017

I didn't watch her and I thought she was walking around and then saw the ball (coming) to me. "I will now take a week's break, spend time with friends and family and resume my pre-season training after that", she said. Jakupovic was holding her own in the second set and was better on her first serve while mixing up her shots. But her lobs were not working and ended up giving the vantage to Belarus' No 2 player after Victoria Azarenka. (more...)
MLB Rumors: Pitcher Doug Fister Signs With Rangers MLB Rumors: Pitcher Doug Fister Signs With Rangers
- November 27, 2017

That average was 5.7 in 2016 with the Astros, plus 5.5 and 5.4 in his two seasons before that with the Washington Nationals. Over 15 starts and three games finished, Fister ate up 90.1 innings while posting a 4.88 ERA. Fister is not an overpowering pitcher but relies mainly on a sinker with a cut fastball, curve and changeup. The deal would also include a team option for 2019. (more...)
Players Thrown Out Of Broncos-Raiders Game After Brawl Players Thrown Out Of Broncos-Raiders Game After Brawl
- November 27, 2017

Then Talib took a swing at a helmetless Crabtree. Crabtree had 0 catches for 0 yards and 0.0 FanDuel points before his ejection. Several other players joined in as Talib eventually had Crabtree's helmet as Talib was pulled out of crowd and he tossed it toward the stands. (more...)
Panthers activate Greg Olsen (foot) from injured reserve Panthers activate Greg Olsen (foot) from injured reserve
- November 27, 2017

Newton, who was only 11-for-28 passing for 168 yards, dived in for the two-point conversion to give the Panthers a 26-20 lead with 12:58 to play. After New York's next drive stalled, the Jets were forced to punt. In fact, Anderson became just the second Jets player post-merger to record seven or more touchdown receptions in a single season. In the third quarter, Jonathan Stewart scored on a two-yard touchdown that gave the Panthers an 18-17 lead. (more...)
Bills pick off Smith in closing minutes to beat Chiefs Bills pick off Smith in closing minutes to beat Chiefs
- November 26, 2017

Especially when White stepped in front of Smith's pass with 1:11 remaining and the Chiefs at the Buffalo 35. Taylor, getting the start again over pick-prone Nate Peterman, threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to Jones late in the first quarter. (more...)