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Derrick Rose Reportedly Close to Returning to Cavs Derrick Rose Reportedly Close to Returning to Cavs
- December 04, 2017

Rose played in Cleveland's next five games, but the team announced November 17 he would receive treatment on his ankle and be re-evaluated in two to three weeks. Although it is still unclear when he'll exactly return to action, it will be very interesting to watch him play again, and see how much effort he'll give night in and night out. (more...)
Rob Gronkowski apologizes to Tre'Davious White, blames frustration for cheap shot Rob Gronkowski apologizes to Tre'Davious White, blames frustration for cheap shot
- December 04, 2017

The closest comp on that list to Gronkowski's infraction was Evans' hit on Lattimore, as Sendejo's, Trevathan's and Burfict's infractions all happened in the flow of play, Lynch's involved a referee, and Talib and Crabtree's was a legitimate fight, not a hit on a defenseless player. (more...)
Gus Malzahn to remain at Auburn after multi-year contract extension Gus Malzahn to remain at Auburn after multi-year contract extension
- December 04, 2017

He was making about $4.725 million annually in a deal running through 2020. The new deal was first reported by 247Sports. "I want to be", Malzahn said. They were a win away this season from an invite to the four-team College Football Playoffs, but lost to Georgia in Saturday's SEC championship game. Several of the players were asked afterwards if the Malzahn rumors had served as a distraction in the days leading up to the game. (more...)
Heat couldn't slow down the Warriors' scoring machine Heat couldn't slow down the Warriors' scoring machine
- December 04, 2017

Minus Kristaps Porzingis and Tim Hardaway Jr., their top two scorers, the Knicks turned to Michael Beasley, who had 21 points. Omri Casspi had 11 points. Also, like Durant, Thompson has been on a tear as of late, averaging 22.2 points per game on 51% shooting, including 46% from three-point range over his last five games. (more...)
We openers have a good rapport, says Vijay We openers have a good rapport, says Vijay
- December 04, 2017

Opener Murali Vijay , who struck a ton on his comeback Test in Nagpur, further complicating India's conundrum, said that it is the off-field camaraderie shared by him, Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul that helps them deal with what has become a virtual game of musical chairs at the top of the order. (more...)
Geno Smith rips into Rex Ryan following start Geno Smith rips into Rex Ryan following start
- December 04, 2017

This was in response to Ryan indicating earlier on Sunday that he doesn't want Smith playing quarterback for him. Geno Smith , like many of us, is sick and exhausted of Rex Ryan . Ryan, who was on the hot seat, was given a second chance, but he was sacked after a 2014 season during which the Jets went 4-12. Smith was a solid but unspectacular 21-of-34 for 212 yards, one touchdown and zero interceptions against the Raiders. (more...)
Pep Guardiola Reveals What He Said In Angry Exchange With Nathan Redmond Pep Guardiola Reveals What He Said In Angry Exchange With Nathan Redmond
- December 04, 2017

In the immediate aftermath of Premier League leaders City snatching the points through Raheem Sterling's 96th-minute victor, Guardiola approached Redmond on the field and gesticulated in an animated fashion. "I said [to the referee] I apologise because i couldn't control it, I was so happy like all the fans and players". I don't know why we make press conferences. (more...)
Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc Institutional Investor Sentiment Up in Q2 2017
- December 04, 2017

Ecolab now has $38.97B valuation. The stock decreased 0.37% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $70.24. Td Asset Management has 3.10 million shares. Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc now has $511.43 million valuation. The Company's Pollo Tropical restaurants offer a wide selection of tropical and Caribbean inspired food. (more...)
Saints take NFC South lead after defeating Panthers 31-21 Saints take NFC South lead after defeating Panthers 31-21
- December 04, 2017

He was taken out of last week's matchup after halftime and did not return, though his x-rays after the game came back negative. The Panthers had momentum on their side heading into Sunday's game having won four straight games. In the second half the Saints added a 20-yard Kamara TD run and a 31-yard Wil Lutz while shutting down Cam Newton and the Panthers offense, despite missing two key members of the secondary ( Marshon Lattimore and Marcus Williams ). (more...)
David Silva signs one-year contract extension at Manchester City David Silva signs one-year contract extension at Manchester City
- December 04, 2017

City produced another late show to equal the Premier League record of 13 successive wins in a season with Silva's strike enough for a 2-1 victory over West Ham . 'I didn't see everybody since the beginning of the history of this league but definitely in the Premier League. "Silva is Manchester City's greatest ever player", said Carragher. (more...)
49ers beat Bears 15-14 with 5 field goals from Robbie Gould 49ers beat Bears 15-14 with 5 field goals from Robbie Gould
- December 04, 2017

The offense failed to muster a single touchdown in 38 minutes of possession, as Robbie Gould made all field goals. Left tackle Joe Staley said it was the first time he can remember that a kicker spoke to his teammates on the night before a game . (more...)
Injured Porzingis, Hardaway out for Knicks vs. Magic Injured Porzingis, Hardaway out for Knicks vs. Magic
- December 04, 2017

It is unclear if Porzingis will be available for Monday's game at Indiana. With the Magic up three with 3.6 seconds left, Vucevic, who finished with a game-high 34 points, sealed the game with two free throws. NY also could be without first-round pick Frank Ntilikina , who also has a sprained ankle - his left - and is listed as questionable. But Orlando managed to take a two-point lead into the fourth quarter and with the score tied at 85-85 after Courtney Lee, who had 19 points, scored ... (more...)
Mariners, Giants among finalists for Shohei Ohtani, Yankees, Red Sox out Mariners, Giants among finalists for Shohei Ohtani, Yankees, Red Sox out
- December 04, 2017

Passan reported Saturday that Seattle has asked players to clear their schedules to travel to Los Angeles and meet with Ohtani. UPDATE (6:28 p.m. ET): The Boston Red Sox also are out of the Shohei Ohtani sweepstakes. Ohtani must be signed by midnight on December 22, so we would expect this process to be finished fairly quickly. The Rangers are estimated to have $3.53 million to offer, if interested. (more...)
'Work-for-the-dole' plans actually 'work-for-minimum-wage' - Ardern 'Work-for-the-dole' plans actually 'work-for-minimum-wage' - Ardern
- December 04, 2017

Yesterday Jones said he would take four projects to Cabinet for his Working For Your Country scheme before Christmas, which will give beneficiaries a chance to stop "sitting on the couch" and work for minimum wage in industries such as tree planting, riparian planting or developing railway tourism. (more...)
Vikings TE Morgan, Falcons G Levitre exit with injuries Vikings TE Morgan, Falcons G Levitre exit with injuries
- December 04, 2017

Keenum's strong season continued as he went 25-of-30 for 227 yards and two touchdowns. The Falcons were held without a touchdown for the first time since December 13, 2015, when they were blanked 38-0 by Carolina. Led by a high-flying playing offense centered around quarterback Matt Ryan and wide receiver Julio Jones , the "Dirty Birds" can get it done on the ground as well. (more...)
Cardinals RB Peterson a game-day decision vs. Rams Cardinals RB Peterson a game-day decision vs. Rams
- December 04, 2017

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Cardinals are "pessimistic" Adrian Peterson (neck) will be available for Week 13 against the Rams . On the other hand, the Cardinals don't have a ton to lose with the laundry list of injuries they're dealing with to their star players at the moment. (more...)
Titans beat Texans 24-13 Titans beat Texans 24-13
- December 04, 2017

Late in the third quarter with the game still tied, the Titans capped off a 10 play, 80 yard drive that included a fourth down conversion as Marcus Mariota threw a 24 yard touchdown pass to Delanie Walker for the Titans first lead of the game 17-10. (more...)
Mizzou to play in Texas Bowl Mizzou to play in Texas Bowl
- December 04, 2017

The game kicks off at 8 p.m. It will be MU's ninth bowl in the state of Texas where the Tigers are 5-3. Mizzou last appeared the in the Texas Bowl in 2009, losing to Navy. Texas leads the all-time series 17-6, but the Tigers picked up the most recent victory in the matchup back in 2011. Missouri is 7-5 including six straight to close the season. (more...)
Crosstown drama: Mick Cronin, Chris Mack exchange postgame barbs Crosstown drama: Mick Cronin, Chris Mack exchange postgame barbs
- December 04, 2017

Macura and Bearcats head coach Mick Cronin during the postgame handshakes. They haven't won at Xavier since 2001, when Huggins was the coach. No. Freshman Marvin Bagley III added 19 points and 12 rebounds for Duke, which shot 62 percent to lead 56-30 by halftime, then maintained a comfortable margin the rest of the way. (more...)
Kentucky and Northwestern set to face off in Music City Bowl Kentucky and Northwestern set to face off in Music City Bowl
- December 04, 2017

The bowl announced it via Twitter and on its website . "Taking on Northwestern will be a great challenge and we look forward to an exciting game". The No. United Kingdom ended the regular season 7-5 after losing the Governor's Cup to the Louisville Cardinals in November. NU closed the season with seven straight wins, the team's longest streak since 1996. (more...)
Loss to Patriots could spell end of Tyrod Taylor era in Buffalo Loss to Patriots could spell end of Tyrod Taylor era in Buffalo
- December 04, 2017

The 6-5 Bills could fall down into eighth place in the AFC with a loss depending on the outcome of other games. Taylor would eventually come into the game in the second half in relief of Peterman, who put up an all-time bad performance in his first National Football League start. (more...)
Matthew Stafford injured in Lions loss to Ravens Matthew Stafford injured in Lions loss to Ravens
- December 04, 2017

After a combination of screens and short throws, the Baltimore Ravens were able to move the ball into the Detroit red zone on the offense's second drive of the game. The offense, defense and special teams all had a significant hand in the the early lead. Later in the third quarter, Stafford led another scoring drive, which ended with Tion Green's 6-yard touchdown run. (more...)
Visser strikes late as Harlequins stun Saracens Visser strikes late as Harlequins stun Saracens
- December 04, 2017

Our defence was in charge of their attack for large periods. "It was a real grandstand finish and it's everything to win it but I think the team earned the right to stay in the game as they are an unbelievably tough nut to crack - but we had roughly the same about of possession and territory as them". (more...)
Sheriff: Lacking Florida teen present in NY with coach Sheriff: Lacking Florida teen present in NY with coach
- December 04, 2017

According to an arrest warrant affidavit cited by the local station, Frisina's friend told her parents that Rodriguez had wanted to leave the country with her. "We had a very lovely, wonderful, very emotional reunion with her a little while ago and we are so thankful to have her back". "We're looking forward to a lot more time together", her mother, Scarlet Frisina, said at a press conference on Saturday. (more...)
Auburn Tigers learn their bowl fate | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer Auburn Tigers learn their bowl fate | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
- December 04, 2017

The game will kick off on January 1st at 11:30 a.m. CT. "We've got a chance to win another game, and you want to run up as many (wins) as you can", Auburn running back Kerryon Johnson said after Saturday's game. The Golden Knights will be the third undefeated team Auburn will play in a span of five games to end the 2017 season. Auburn is now set up to play three consecutive games in Atlanta . (more...)
Jaguars beat Colts 30-10, sweep season series Jaguars beat Colts 30-10, sweep season series
- December 04, 2017

With four weeks remaining, the two teams appear headed for a collision course in a regular season finale that could determine the division champion. Bortles completed 26 of 35 passes for 309 yards and two touchdowns with no turnovers. Jacksonville's Josh Lambo hit a 30-yarder before Indianapolis' Adam Vinatieri was true from 27. While the Jaguars' offense enjoyed another strong showing against the Colts, their defense did, too. (more...)
Nemanja Matic is doubtful for Manchester United's clash with Arsenal Nemanja Matic is doubtful for Manchester United's clash with Arsenal
- December 03, 2017

Paul Pogba will be suspended for the Manchester derby after being sent off in Manchester United's Premier League match at Arsenal on Saturday. I hope he can, he wants to [play] but I cannot guarantee. But Matic has started each of United's 14 Premier League games this season and will be given every chance to feature against Arsenal, even if Mourinho is pragmatic over his availability. (more...)
Jose Mourinho wants Pep Guardiola to get same treatment as rivals Jose Mourinho wants Pep Guardiola to get same treatment as rivals
- December 03, 2017

Then probably next season he is without a club, but players have the right to do that. Mourinho wants the player to be brought in during the January transfer window so he can begin hauling in City, though it is a notoriously hard time to buy. (more...)
Wenger rules out Sanchez, Ozil exits in January Wenger rules out Sanchez, Ozil exits in January
- December 03, 2017

I think he has showed as well that he can fight". "They are unsafe for every Premier League side". The Germany international's future at Emirates Stadium remains unclear with his contract set to expire at the end of the season and his effort has frequently been criticised, but Wenger was left in no doubt about his importance after his latest display. (more...)
Rob Gronkowski Takes Cheap Shot On Bills' Tre'Davious White Rob Gronkowski Takes Cheap Shot On Bills' Tre'Davious White
- December 03, 2017

A tremendous performance by New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski ended on a sour note at the end of Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills . Wide receiver Danny Amendola also was pegged with an unnecessary roughness penalty, but the fouls were offset by an unnecessary roughness penalty on Bills defensive back Micah Hyde . (more...)