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New Zealand begins rescue of tourists stranded by earthquake
- November 18, 2016

New Zealand emergency services and defense personnel began evacuating hundreds of tourists and residents from the South Island town of Kaikoura on Tuesday, a day after a powerful natural disaster hit the region, killing two people. Key flew over the quake's epicentre on Monday and said he was shocked to see such "utter devastation". According to Reuters, Liu Lian, an official at the Chinese Consulate said: "They have been trapped in Kaikoura for a couple of days, some are maybe scared, ... (more...)
Porsche 911 RSR endurance racer blasts into 2016 LA show Porsche 911 RSR endurance racer blasts into 2016 LA show
- November 18, 2016

Because the automaker just unveiled a 911 race auto with the engine positioned in front of the rear axle, i.e. a mid-engine layout. That allows for better balance, but more importantly, it allows for a larger rear diffuser and the better stability that presents. (more...)
Goodman's family sold 'Go Cubs Go' just before song took off Goodman's family sold 'Go Cubs Go' just before song took off
- November 17, 2016

Over the course of the past 69 years, there had been a lot of heartache, failure, and determination to win the World Series. In September 1969, the Cubs and New York Mets were playing in a crucial game, one that could determine National League standing. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez Set For Man Utd Clash Alexis Sanchez Set For Man Utd Clash
- November 17, 2016

Alexis Sanchez's goals led Chile to victory against Uruguay . Chile star Sanchez bags a handsome brace four days after being deemed unfit to play for his country. A win against Chile likely assures Uruguay , now with 23 points, will advance to the World Cup finals. Pizzi continued: "We value individuality, but I think today the great merit of reversing the outcome is based exclusively on the collective". (more...)
McGregor's coach wants him to fight Nate Diaz next
- November 17, 2016

For months, Floyd Mayweather kept angling to fight Conor McGregor, even going as far as to praise his skills and say the UFC superstar can "push me to the limit." "Have you ever made $100m in one night?" So you'd think some sort of accommodation could be made. (more...)
Australia captain Steve Smith blasts flops after fifth loss in a row
- November 17, 2016

Smith is now top-ranked batsmen in the world, with 15 centuries to his name in 45 Tests, but his role as a captain has been under the scanner following five successive Test defeats that also saw Australia slip to third from first in the team rankings. (more...)
South Africa takes series after innings win
- November 17, 2016

Having suffered a scathing defeat in the first Test match, most would have expected the Test team, playing at home, to show the trademark Aussie spirit and come back with a vengeance against the Proteas. However, he was late in withdrawing from an attempted pull shot, and the ball flew to JP Duminy at gully after sliding off his bat. "At the moment it's not good enough and I'm quite sick of saying it to be honest with you". (more...)
Manning tosses 3 TDs as gambling Giants beat Bengals
- November 16, 2016

The Giants ran out the clock in their pivotal 21-20 win over the Bengals on Monday night at MetLife Stadium. And before that a tie vs. Washington. They are also a half game behind the Steelers, who lost to the Cowboys in new fashion as well. (more...)
Wayne Rooney Out of Spain Game, Jordan Henderson to Captain England Wayne Rooney Out of Spain Game, Jordan Henderson to Captain England
- November 16, 2016

On home soil, England have won seven of their nine meetings with the Spanish, although their two defeats have come in the last four home games. The Daily Mail reported that England's Football Association would open formal talks with Southgate after England's friendly against Spain at Wembley on Wednesday (NZ Time ). (more...)
Australia Women V South Africa Women
- November 16, 2016

South Africa completed an innings and 80-run humiliation of Australia in Hobart on Tuesday to seal the three-match series with a game to spare. I wonder whether it's this whole rotation policy, whether some of that has been lost: "that culture, that respect within the environment has been lost with so many different players coming through the system", Smith had said at a dinner function at the SCG. (more...)
No QB controversy: Romo will back up Prescott No QB controversy: Romo will back up Prescott
- November 16, 2016

And he said that the loss to the Cowboys on Sunday was a tough one and that he met with Tomlin again on Monday and took another opportunity to rip NFL Network. "I haven't seen that". Roethlisberger threw for 408 yards and three touchdowns. "It came down to a yard at the end and we didn't get it". Hatton passed away on Saturday, according to Jones. (more...)
Giants heading toward first playoff berth since 2011
- November 16, 2016

Green came aboard - and a sense that they're making no progress in the areas where they keep coming up short. The New York Giants defensive coordinator has been trying to find ways to limit the Cincinnati Bengals' offense on Monday night at MetLife Stadium, and there is no better way than getting first-hand knowledge. (more...)
Injured Texas A&M QB Knight doesn't start 2nd half Injured Texas A&M QB Knight doesn't start 2nd half
- November 15, 2016

Sophomore receiver Christian Kirk returned a punt 93 yards for a touchdown and caught seven passes for 144 yards and one touchdown. Alabama has won 21 straight games overall since falling 43-37 to No. MSU quarterback Nick Fitzgerald and running back Aeris Williams each rushed for more than 100 yards in the win. Mississippi State increased its lead to 14-0 when Williams scored on a 2-yard run with 4:36 left in the opening quarter. (more...)
Wales will keep on fighting, says Bale Wales will keep on fighting, says Bale
- November 15, 2016

It is not all doom and gloom though. The players will be ice-cold in their approach, but we as fans will want some payback against the Serbs in a game we can't afford to lose. "We know it's going to be one of the hardest games and that's what we need", he said. Once again Gareth Bale takes all the money in the first goalscorer market at around 4/1, however as mentioned above new customers with Coral can pick up 33/1 on the Welsh captain to score first. (more...)
Andy Murray beats Marin Cilic in straight sets Andy Murray beats Marin Cilic in straight sets
- November 15, 2016

It was one of just three wins the Croatian has claimed from 14 encounters with Murray and the in-form Murray will be highly-favoured to get his campaign off to a flier in John McEnroe Group. I'm going to keep working hard to give people moments like this. Murray fought off a succession of break points in the opening set and although he did drop his serve once, he replied with two breaks of the Cilic serve to take the set in 45 minutes. (more...)
Novak Djokovic beats Dominic Thiem in London
- November 15, 2016

Murray is trying to end up as the top man for the first time. After winning the Paris Masters last weekend, Murray's golden year can reach a fitting climax at London's O2 Arena next week if he keeps defending Tour Finals champion Djokovic from regaining top spot. (more...)
Stenson needs long game back on song in Dubai
- November 15, 2016

Day has been top of the rankings since March while McIlroy was last number one in August 2015. "I think the course suits him better than Danny, he hits the ball higher which is always an asset round here". He could lift the Harry Vardon Trophy - awarded to the European Tour Order of Merit victor - for a second time in four years with victory in Sun City, provided Willett ends up outside the top two. (more...)
Jay Cutler back to his old tricks for Chicago Bears Jay Cutler back to his old tricks for Chicago Bears
- November 15, 2016

Offensively, the Bears are averaging 16.4 points and 255.4 total yards (258.8 in passing and 96.6 in rushing) per game. The offensive lineman tried to fire up his teammates as he came off the field, banging on the cart and yelling towards the Bears' sidelines. (more...)
Rob Gronkowski: Earl Thomas hit one of hardest I've ever taken Rob Gronkowski: Earl Thomas hit one of hardest I've ever taken
- November 15, 2016

If Gronkowski doesn't play, Brady will still have plenty weapons at his disposal, including the team's second tight end Martellus Bennett, who leads the team with four touchdown catches. He hit me fair and square. He later checked back in after sitting for five plays and played the rest of the game. After the loss, Gronk said the hit from Thomas was probably one of the hardest he's ever taken. (more...)
Win 10 is No. 19 Huskers' goal for last regular-season games Win 10 is No. 19 Huskers' goal for last regular-season games
- November 15, 2016

It's been fun to work with them, fun to see them turn the thing around and play with so much confidence late in ball games and always fight back - with the one outlier being Ohio State when it got way out of proportion. Gophers coach Tracy Claeys said the presence Gerry near the line of scrimmage won't change their attack. "If we needed to throw outside the pocket, I could do that, too". (more...)
Former SA batsman Petersen charged with match fixing Former SA batsman Petersen charged with match fixing
- November 15, 2016

Under Article 4.7 of the Code, the CSA has provisionally suspended Petersen from playing, coaching or otherwise being involved in any capacity in any match under its jurisdiction, or that of the ICC (International Cricket Council) or any other ICC member. (more...)
Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Detroit Pistons: Lineups, preview and prediction Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Detroit Pistons: Lineups, preview and prediction
- November 15, 2016

After losing to season powerhouse teams like the Toronto Raptors and Los Angeles Clippers, it seems like the Thunder lost the composure that lead to losing their third consecutive game to a below average team, the Orlando Magic, in a close 119-117 upset. (more...)
Baylor QB Russell breaks leg vs. No. 9 Oklahoma
- November 14, 2016

During Saturday's game against Oklahoma, Baylor Bears quarterback Seth Russell went down with a gruesome lower leg injury. "Always a challenge", Bob Stoops said . 3 and hoping to make a return visit to the College Football Playoff final four. The Sooners' offense did plenty as well, most notably the running back tandem of Joe Mixon and Samaje Perine . (more...)
Egypt take World Cup revenge over Ghana Egypt take World Cup revenge over Ghana
- November 14, 2016

In the 18th minute, Ghana were awarded a free-kick just outside the Egypt box and Mubarak Wakaso forced goalkeeper Essam El Hadary into a fine save. Mohamed Salah broke the deadlock when he converted from the spot three minutes before the break. Badu then went close with yet another header. They will be hoping to overturn the result in the second half because as results stand they are third behind leaders Egypt (6 points) and Uganda (4 points). (more...)
Daniel Sturridge: I contribute more to the England team than just goals
- November 14, 2016

He has started all three games since Gareth Southgate's arrival as interim manager, scoring in wins over Malta and Scotland but receiving modest notices for his efforts in the stalemate against Slovenia. 'I need to be between the lines, threatening the centre-halves, pushing them and creating space for other people. I need to make space for him. Gareth Southgate clearly feels differently, though, starting Sturridge up front for all three of the Group F games of his tenure so far. (more...)