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Alabama handed controversial playoff berth after Buckeyes win Big Ten Alabama handed controversial playoff berth after Buckeyes win Big Ten
- December 07, 2017

Here's a fact of life: If Penn State fans suspect you have slighted their team, they do not mind advising you of this viewpoint. Herbstreit's broadcasting partner, Jessie Palmer, didn't hold back on his thoughts on the rankings. "[It's] just fantastic how important this playoff is and how the whole world revolves around it. That's all that I can figure out is that he has got tentacles into that committee", he continued. (more...)
Georgia's Kirby Smart named SEC coach of the year Georgia's Kirby Smart named SEC coach of the year
- December 07, 2017

For any Georgia fans driving around who happened to catch a glimpse of the game, congratulations on reliving your team's first SEC Championship since 2005. . Reports had started to surface that Arkansas was targeting Malzahn after firing Brett Bielema. "I love my players", Malzahn said Saturday. We have a great foundation for the future. (more...)
Skier Lindsey Vonn says she'll represent United States at Olympics, not Trump Skier Lindsey Vonn says she'll represent United States at Olympics, not Trump
- December 07, 2017

Moritz, Switzerland, where she spoke passionately about what it means to compete for the U.S. ski team. Vonn continued her criticism of the president, saying she wants to "represent our country well". Trump's controversial presidency has seen him attack the National Football League for allowing players to protest over the racial inequality in the United States - even referring to demonstrating players as "sons of bitches". (more...)
Five English teams qualify for last 16 UEFA Champions League Five English teams qualify for last 16 UEFA Champions League
- December 07, 2017

Liverpool: Bayern Munich, FC Basel, FC Porto, Juventus , Real Madrid , Shakhtar Donetsk . Speaking ahead of Liverpool's bid to progress on Wednesday night and with Manchester City , United and Tottenham already confirmed group winners, Conte said, "With five teams to go through to the next round means the level of this league is very high". (more...)
Liverpool report alleged racist abuse of youth player Liverpool report alleged racist abuse of youth player
- December 07, 2017

Liverpool lodged a similar complaint against Spartak after Brewster's team-mate Bobby Adekanye was racially abused by the Russian club's fans during the reverse fixture in September. It's something that the club will look into and deal with. This followed discussions with Brewster to establish what had happened. "Kick It Out believes that UEFA must respond robustly to this incident to demonstrate that racism has no place in football, and expects FIFA and the Russian FA to ensure this is ... (more...)
Champions League: PSG's Kylian Mbappe sets new record Champions League: PSG's Kylian Mbappe sets new record
- December 07, 2017

Kylian Mbappe 's fledgling career has already featured a number of impressive milestones, and on Tuesday he added another record to his collection. Mbappe scored his powerful header at the age of 18 years, 11 months and 15 days, beating the previous Champions League record by nearly two years. (more...)
Mayfield, Jackson, Love are Heisman Trophy finalists Mayfield, Jackson, Love are Heisman Trophy finalists
- December 07, 2017

One Oklahoma student is trying to make sure the most iconic moment of the Sooners and Baker Mayfield's season gets memorialized. However, since they began inviting finalists to the award ceremony in 1982, Jackson becomes the sixth former victor to be invited back as a finalist the next season. (more...)
Nigeria To Play Friendly With England In June Nigeria To Play Friendly With England In June
- December 07, 2017

Pinnick, who represented Nigeria at the 2018 World Cup draw in Russian Federation last week, also paid tribute to Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi , saying the former Chelsea midfielder has been a great leader Vanguard writes. "We are stronger than them, but we should be careful". Located in the southern cluster of FIFA's Base Camps, the Sanatorium is nearly equidistant from the Super Eagles' match venues, namely Kaliningrad, Volgograd, and St Petersburg respectively. (more...)
Arsenal v BATE Preview, Line-Up and Score Prediction Arsenal v BATE Preview, Line-Up and Score Prediction
- December 07, 2017

The trio have not started a Premier League match between them so far, but have played regularly in the Europa League. When asked his views on Wilshere's family trip to an open air ice-skating rink this week Wenger replied: "It's not ideal". (more...)
Mourinho hails 'world best' De Gea as United beat Arsenal Mourinho hails 'world best' De Gea as United beat Arsenal
- December 07, 2017

United's first two goals came early on from sloppy play in possession by Arsenal . Valencia struck a low shot that went in between goalkeeper Petr Cech's legs in the fourth minute. Manchester United were taking on an Arsenal side following 13 successive Premier League victories at The Emirates to give Arsene Wenger's side confidence ahead of the visit of their bitter rivals. (more...)
Transgender Weightlifter Scores Medals At World Championships Transgender Weightlifter Scores Medals At World Championships
- December 07, 2017

He intends to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Laurel Hubbard, 39, from New Zealand finished second overall to USA competitor Sarah Robles. However, that hasn't stopped rivals objecting to the presence of the 39-year-old, who will start firm favourite for a gold medal at next year's Commonwealth Games. (more...)
On Armed Forces Flag Day, India Honours The Protectors Of The Nation On Armed Forces Flag Day, India Honours The Protectors Of The Nation
- December 07, 2017

Soon after India's independence, a need arose to manage the welfare of its defence personnel. Committee made a decision to distribute small flags to the general population of the country and in return collect donations from them. Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit contributed Rs 25,000 towards the Armed Forces Flag Day Fund on Wednesday. "On this Flag Day , let us strive to help the families of our fearless soldiers who attained martyrdom in the defence and honour of the motherland", ... (more...)
Dollar General outperforms in Q3 Dollar General outperforms in Q3
- December 07, 2017

The company has market cap of $24.78 billion. It closed at $21.25 lastly. Nuveen Mortgage Opportunity Term Fund 2 (JMT) has 0.00% since December 6, 2016 and is. It also upped Ishares Tr (IVV) stake by 1,978 shares and now owns 10,967 shares. Investors sentiment increased to 0.98 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.04, from 1.26 in 2017Q1. (more...)
Bosz: Madrid Are Not UCL Favourites Bosz: Madrid Are Not UCL Favourites
- December 07, 2017

Everton are said to have posted scouts as Dortmund's Champions League match against Real Madrid, which takes place tomorrow evening, with the Gabon global striker the man in focus. Aubameyang is likely to want Champions League football, and he is nearly certain to attract the attentions of some of the big-hitters in European football. (more...)
Will Eagles' Zach Ertz play vs. Los Angeles Rams?
- December 07, 2017

A positive sign, however, is that Ertz is taking part in meetings, meaning he is starting to advance in the concussion protocol. If that happens before Sunday, it could be late in the week after the bulk of the practices is complete. The only game he missed this season came when a sore hamstring kept him out of a November 5 victory over the Broncos, and the Birds had little trouble filling in for their top pass catcher. (more...)
Tigers agree to 1-year deal with OF Leonys Martin Tigers agree to 1-year deal with OF Leonys Martin
- December 07, 2017

Over 49 games last season, Martin hit.172 with three home runs and nine RBIs. The 28-year-old catcher was a 2014 All-Star, and last played for the Tampa Bay Rays. The 23-year-old Espinal reached Class AAA last season with Pittsburgh's farm team in Indianapolis and batted.294 with 15 home runs while driving in 86 runs and was named the Rawlings Minor League Gold Glove victor at his position. (more...)
Symantec Corporation (SYMC), Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC)
- December 07, 2017

Acrospire Investment Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Marsh & McLennan Companies during the second quarter worth $109,000. (NYSE: MMC ) has risen 16.25% since December 6, 2016 and is uptrending. Therefore 53% are positive. Among 15 analysts covering Marsh & McLennan (NYSE: MMC ), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. (NYSE: MMC ) on Friday, October 27 with "Buy" rating. (more...)
Real Madrid coach Zidane in direct contact with unsettled Chelsea ace Hazard
- December 07, 2017

The Frenchman also gave an update on the injury to defender Varane. The Times says that Hazard has shelved talks until the end of the season, when Hazard then jets off to face England at the World Cup. However, the French coach didn't rule out the possibility that the latest spate of injuries could force the club to reinforce the squad come January. (more...)
Klopp refuses to rule out Coutinho sale Klopp refuses to rule out Coutinho sale
- December 07, 2017

The La Liga giants have not given up hope of signing Coutinho and Jurgen Klopp admitted earlier this week that he can not guarantee the Brazilian will not leave. The Brazil star - who has been linked with a move to LaLiga giants Barcelona - scored twice in the opening 15 minutes and added a fifth five minutes into the second half to guide Liverpool through to the knockout stages for the first time since 2008-09. (more...)
Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes to miss news conference amid growing speculation Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes to miss news conference amid growing speculation
- December 07, 2017

Rangers made an approach to Aberdeen on Tuesday evening asking to speak to McInnes about their vacant managerial position but were refused permission by the Pittodrie club. But Rangers insiders insist the two clubs have yet to even discuss compensation figures. Though they have been below par in recent years, Rangers are traditionally one of the biggest clubs in Scottish football and this will make the prospect of managing them something attractive for Mclnnes. (more...)
Chance of light snow in the area Friday. night Chance of light snow in the area Friday. night
- December 07, 2017

This would be the first snow event of the winter season and it's only happening because of the cold front that moved through Wednesday morning. Another area of showers may then develop later in the day. No accumulation is expected. 2/3 of our main weather computer models seem to think this is a possibility, while the third, and sometimes more reliable European model, is not quite convinced that the cold air makes it far enough south to support a snow profile. (more...)
Victor Oladipo's gutsy pull-up 3 buried the Bulls Victor Oladipo's gutsy pull-up 3 buried the Bulls
- December 07, 2017

The Pacers first lead of the game was on a Victor Oladipo three with 30 seconds left in the game. Coach Fred Hoiberg said initially he will be limited to under 20 minutes playing time. "I didn't say anything", said Oladipo when asked about it after the game. IN got a nice spark from Darren Collison in the third quarter. But coming out of a timeout, the Bulls got a driving score from Nwaba and his aggression and relentless play drove the Bulls on a 12-7 close to the quarter to give the Bulls ... (more...)
Hull plump for Adkins after Slutsky exit Hull plump for Adkins after Slutsky exit
- December 07, 2017

Slutsky left the KCOM Stadium by mutual consent on Sunday with the Tigers just three points clear of the relegation zone in the Championship after a run of seven matches without a win. The 52 year old has been in charge of clubs in this region before, winning promotion with Scunthorpe United in 2007. The former Tranmere and Wigan goalkeeper was then appointed manager of Sheffield United in 2015 but was sacked by the League One club less than a year later, with the Blades struggling in ... (more...)
Eugenie Bouchard posts photo of relaxing on couch with Twitter date Eugenie Bouchard posts photo of relaxing on couch with Twitter date
- December 07, 2017

It would seem Bouchard is a woman of her word. With New England down 28-3, Bouchard wasn't the only person who thought it was game over, but somehow the Patriots mounted a miraculous comeback, the greatest in Super Bowl history, and defeated the Falcons in overtime for the franchise's fifth title. (more...)
UT study: Too many toys bad for toddlers UT study: Too many toys bad for toddlers
- December 07, 2017

Researchers placed 36 children between the ages of 18 and 30 months in different open play sessions, one with four toys in the room and the other with 16 toys. It's that time of year again when many people in our community get into the holiday spirit and begin to collect toys for the children of our community. (more...)
Barcelona ace Messi: Argentina needs Higuain Barcelona ace Messi: Argentina needs Higuain
- December 07, 2017

The Juventus striker had also missed Argentina's previous two qualifiers, with the Albiceleste eventually booking their place in Russian Federation with a 3-1 win in Ecuador in which Messi grabbed a hat-trick. "I never went over the previous finals". Higuain was left out of Jorge Sampaoli's squad for Argentina's final two World Cup qualifiers against Peru and Ecuador in October. (more...)
Simmonds has goal and assist, Flyers beat Oilers 4-2 Simmonds has goal and assist, Flyers beat Oilers 4-2
- December 07, 2017

Leon Draisaitl and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored for the Oilers (11-15-2), who have lost two of three. Instead, it was a costly turnover to the most risky player on the Oilers that turned the tables. Brossoit made 29 saves while Elliott made 23 stops. Weise said it is nice to be back in the win column. I thought he could have jumped in on the rush and try to get something going but it was a good change by him. (more...)
Jets' McCown still going strong, joining the likes of Thorpe Jets' McCown still going strong, joining the likes of Thorpe
- December 07, 2017

The veteran has made it impossible to employ what was perceived as the initial plan - to eventually get Petty and Hackenberg some reps once the season had tanked. He's already set career bests for touchdowns (18), passing yards (2,880) and is on pace to have his best completion percentage ever (67.8). "I watch them work every day and they work really hard on the practice field and in the film room, so I do believe that wholeheartedly that when their next opportunity comes, they're going to ... (more...)
J&K police identify killers of off-duty Army jawan Irfan Dar J&K police identify killers of off-duty Army jawan Irfan Dar
- December 07, 2017

A newly-recruited militant has been arrested in the case. He was involved in the conspiracy that resulted in the execution of this murder. "During interrogation, Muzamil admitted to his role and identified the four militants involved", he said. (more...)
Mourinho to swap Mata for Joao Mario Mourinho to swap Mata for Joao Mario
- December 07, 2017

On the Old Trafford side, the target would be Joao Mario , who, following his expensive £36m move from Sporting CP in 2016, hasn't exactly impressed in Serie A. The midfield, in the absence of ace man Paul Pogba, cost Manchester United few points in the League with a few hopeless displays as a result of which they are eights points behind the league leaders. (more...)