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Gareth Southgate pitches for England job with defeat of Scotland
- November 23, 2016

Daniel Sturridge , Adam Lallana and Gary Cahill all scored from headers, as England continued to rebuild their confidence after the shock elimination at the hands of Iceland at Euro 2016. The striker's fourth England goal in six Wembley starts raised the volume but also Scotland's tempo, with Griffiths fizzing a shot that was blocked by John Stones for a corner that the visitors should have equalised from. (more...)
Oakland deal could halt Raiders-to-Vegas plan Oakland deal could halt Raiders-to-Vegas plan
- November 23, 2016

The framework will now be evaluated by county representatives in a closed session on Tuesday and by the city council in a closed session on November 29. By no means does this guarantee the Raiders are staying in Oakland , however. In other words, your Raiders stadium deal, which militantly underinformed media members will breathlessly tell is in fact a Raiders stadium deal, is no such thing, and won't be until the conditions that we have always told you needed to be met were met. (more...)
Misbah suspended for one Test for over-rate offence Misbah suspended for one Test for over-rate offence
- November 23, 2016

It was more about two debutants that notched up performances for the hosts that ultimately proved to be match-winning. Mike Hesson described New Zealand's bowling display in Pakistan's second innings, when they were reduced from 58 for one to 95 for six, as "as good as I've seen" in helping set up the eight-wicket win. (more...)
Kris Bryant took batting practice as Cubs fans partied outside Wrigley
- November 23, 2016

With the Chicago Cubs' overwhelming success this season and Kris Bryant's central role in it, the main question in the National League MVP race was not whether he would win the award but by how much. He was also judged by some as the best baserunner - beyond stolen bases, this takes into account the ability to take an extra base, how well a runner gets reads on balls, etc. (more...)
Southampton v Liverpool, Premier League 2016/17
- November 23, 2016

Klopp's men are the highest scoring team in the league, with Sadio Mane, Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino netting regularly. Klopp continued: "I don't know why I didn't sign him before". " Southampton is the next hurdle to jump over, " Klopp said . "That's what Sean's on about, they do stuff that is astonishing that we've "never heard of". (more...)
Canadian rookie Hughes comes up clutch to win Sea Island Canadian rookie Hughes comes up clutch to win Sea Island
- November 23, 2016

I holed a few putts and got up-and-down when I needed to. The 2012 graduate and PGA Tour rookie took home $1.08 million and a three-year Tour exemption, along with invitations to The Masters, The PGA Championship, and The Players Championship. (more...)
Djokovic wins opening match at ATP finals, beats Thiem in 3 Djokovic wins opening match at ATP finals, beats Thiem in 3
- November 23, 2016

And there's only one way the new world number one wants to end 2016 - with a bang. "It's not the first time I did it". "I had to dig deep, and obviously take some time to reflect on everything because it was an incredible achievement". With world no. 8 Rafael Nadal not playing until 2017, the final spot was up for grabs until the very last tournament of the year. "I'm here in London to try to crown this year with the best possible result". (more...)
Obama: Trump presidency's success is America's success
- November 23, 2016

Both President-elect trump and President Obama released statement after their meeting on Thursday. President-elect Donald Trump held a 90-minute meeting on Thursday with US President Barack Obama in the White House to discuss the transition of power after the Republican's stunning election victory. (more...)
Wilson throws, catches, leads Seahawks past Eagles 26-15 Wilson throws, catches, leads Seahawks past Eagles 26-15
- November 22, 2016

It is not yet clear where the linebacker will end up next but one possible option is Carolina franchise after the injury of Luke Kuechly . Carolina would give up another score, but hold on for its third win in four games. The defense limited the Saints to 371 total yards (211 of which came in the second half), after allowing 523 in the teams' meeting earlier this year. (more...)
Jerrell Freeman suspended 4 games for violating National Football League policy on PEDs Jerrell Freeman suspended 4 games for violating National Football League policy on PEDs
- November 22, 2016

Freeman will also miss a pair of divisional games, with a road tilt against the Detroit Lions and a home game against the Green Bay Packers serving as the final two contests that he will miss. "I look forward to getting back on the field in four weeks and finishing the season on a positive note". "I think the league contacted us and obviously talked to Alshon". (more...)
Pacers dispatch LeBron-less Cavs 103-93
- November 22, 2016

IN was coming off Monday's victory against Orlando. The Pacers were shooting 50.8 percent (32 of 63) with 12 minutes remaining, led by George's 21 points and 18 from Teague. While the average offense is due to their lack of three-point attempts, their defensive issues are harder to pinpoint. The Cavs did close the gap to just 5 by halftime but the Pacers tightened their grip in the third and never relinquished the lead. (more...)
Ravens offense comes alive in second half, defeat Browns
- November 22, 2016

Flacco did not remain locked on one target throughout the game, as nine players had at least one reception, led by the six caught by tight end Dennis Pitta and the five each from wide receiver Steve Smith, Sr. 2-ranked defense was its dominant self once again, holding Cleveland to just 144 total yards and notching three turnovers. Terrance West had 65 of the Ravens' 119 yards on the ground. (more...)
Giroud snatches point for Arsenal in 1-1 draw at Man United Giroud snatches point for Arsenal in 1-1 draw at Man United
- November 22, 2016

Carrick's presence allowed Paul Pogba to get forward and he gave a glimpse of his ability by steamrollering Francis Coquelin and drilling a cross into the box that Arsenal managed to clear. "And this is a more hard reality, because it is an extremely hard competition, with teams being prepared for a lot longer, with excellent players, with excellent coaches". (more...)
Gareth Southgate edges closer to England job Gareth Southgate edges closer to England job
- November 22, 2016

And the former Middlesbrough and England U21 boss certainly didn't give the look of a man who had thrown away one of the biggest jobs in the country, smiling as he drove away from England's Burton base in his Audi. "Maybe it is a process to iron out some things they expect of an England manager, so it is more of a briefing for Southgate than an interview". As such, he would want to work closely with his U21s successor and be granted a significant say in his identity. (more...)
Hector Bellerin sends messege to Arsenal fans upon signing new long-term contract Hector Bellerin sends messege to Arsenal fans upon signing new long-term contract
- November 22, 2016

The 21-year-old has signed a new six-year contract and explained why he committed his future to the club. I just wanted to say that I just signed my new deal with the club, so I'm really, really, really happy. What's more , there was also interest reported from Premier League rivals Manchester City, now under the guidance of former Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola. (more...)
Key players for Seahawks, Eagles injured in grueling game Key players for Seahawks, Eagles injured in grueling game
- November 22, 2016

The run was the catalyst to Seattle's best rushing performance of the season. "I've been begging for that play for the past two or three weeks". Wilson was already causing headaches for the Eagles well before his TD catch. Now Seattle will have to deal with Prosise being sidelined once again. Carroll said the team didn't know the severity of Thomas' injury. "He'll have a chance to make it back (this season), but he'll be out a while". (more...)
Toronto at Impact, Rapids at Sounders for MLS playoffs Toronto at Impact, Rapids at Sounders for MLS playoffs
- November 22, 2016

The most significant aspect from the game was the starting lineup for this game and the expected starting line-up for the playoff matchup. Toronto had no issues with NYCFC , beating them 2-0 at home and 5-0 at Yankee Stadium. Strength: Counterattack. The Impact's MO is well known: defend the center of the field like their lives depend on it, with a three-man midfield comprised of Patrice Bernier , Marco Donadel and Hernan Bernardello , that presses hard and tries to create turnovers ... (more...)
Seahawks avenge Super Bowl 49 loss to the Patriots Seahawks avenge Super Bowl 49 loss to the Patriots
- November 22, 2016

He caught seven passes for 87 yards out of the backfield and carried 17 times for 66 yards for 153 total yards. "I was just trying to make a move and get outside and catch a fade ball". The game at Foxborough was the best of a dreary regular season. Tom Brady didn't throw a touchdown pass and was intercepted once. Special teams is doing a good job for us. (more...)
Man United star Luke Shaw puzzled by Old Trafford boss Jose Mourinho
- November 21, 2016

He said global duties were a priority for English players. Manchester United have returned to winning ways in the English Premier League, after registering a 3-1 away victory over struggling Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium . He wasn't scoring goals but he was doing everything else. He was working defensively, in the build-up and the second phase of the attack. "I think we can achieve big things". (more...)
NASCAR Phoenix 2016 results: Joey Logano wins Can-Am 500 NASCAR Phoenix 2016 results: Joey Logano wins Can-Am 500
- November 21, 2016

From the third spot, Busch had a strong run and dived to the inside of Bowman, who went low to block. Caution Flags: 9 for 53 laps. Logano moves on after edging reigning champion Busch in a green-white-checkered finish. Hamlin (C) 1 time for 4 laps. "Win as a team, lose as a team", he said. Martin Truex and Johnson were penalized, their cars held for a lap on pit road. (more...)
Du Plessis all praise for 'relentless' Proteas attack post Hobart Test win Du Plessis all praise for 'relentless' Proteas attack post Hobart Test win
- November 21, 2016

It is Australia's fifth successive Test defeat and only their fourth loss in a Test series on home soil in the past 24 years and leaves them not only in grave danger of suffering a whitewash against the Proteas, but the prospective endings of some global careers. (more...)
Brees leads Saints to fourth win in five after 0-3 start Brees leads Saints to fourth win in five after 0-3 start
- November 21, 2016

Future Hall of Fame QB Drew Brees offered up some of the harshest critiques to date of commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL's leadership - or lack thereof - Monday in an interview with ESPN. They say Kelly is staying with San Francisco, through the thick and thins of this challenging season. No other National Football League team has allowed more than three 100-yard rushers this season. (more...)
LeBron scores 28 as Cavs edge Raptors 121-117 for 9th win LeBron scores 28 as Cavs edge Raptors 121-117 for 9th win
- November 21, 2016

The Raptors do not have the weapons to beat this team . Thaddeus Young had a tough matchup against Kevin Love but battled, came up with a few loose balls and long rebounds and even went coast to coast a couple of times in an active 16-point, seven rebound night. (more...)
Jordan Spieth wins Australian Open in 3-way playoff Jordan Spieth wins Australian Open in 3-way playoff
- November 21, 2016

Spieth final round of 69 would allow him to join both Hall and Smith who had finished over an hour earlier than the American, the total required to get into the playoff interestingly a score that Spieth had predicted earlier in the week would be the possible winning score. (more...)
Costa Rica shuts out USMNT in World Cup qualifying
- November 21, 2016

Jurgen Klinsmann did not even attempt to sugarcoat his reaction to the performance of his United States team after their 4-0 humiliation in a World Cup qualifier against Costa Rica on Tuesday. The second came thanks largely to a pinpoint ball from the opposite side by Costa Rica's talisman and best player, providing a cross that Bolanos merely had to guide into the net. (more...)