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LSU to retain Ed Orgeron as coach LSU to retain Ed Orgeron as coach
- November 28, 2016

The Tigers went on to beat Texas A&M 54-39 with interim coach Ed Orgeron at the helm. LSU could use Kiffin's guidance as an offensive playcaller and quarterback developer after struggling in both departments for the latter portion of Miles' tenure. (more...)
England's Stokes reprimanded for offensive outburst England's Stokes reprimanded for offensive outburst
- November 28, 2016

England's Jonny Bairstow played down the send-off after the first day's play. Murali Vijay (12) and Parthiv Patel, playing in his first Test since 2008, put on 39 for the first wicket before Ben Stokes (2-48) had Vijay caught behind. India have released both uncapped all-rounder Hardik Pandya and opener KL Rahul from their squad, with respective shoulder and arm injuries. "We will look to take a lead of 75-100 runs", said Pujara , after the day's play. (more...)
PV Sindhu happy with her performance in Hong Kong PV Sindhu happy with her performance in Hong Kong
- November 28, 2016

The Olympic Silver medallist PV Sindhu and national badminton champion Sameer Verma left Indian fans disappointed as they faltered at the last hurdle in the Hong Kong Super Series Open on Sunday. Sameer's dream run to the finals meant that he was only the second Indian male badminton players to qualify for a Super Series final event. She said her eyes were now firmly set on finishing the season on top at the tour final in Dubai, a tournament she won in 2014. (more...)
England disappoint with ball after being bowled out on day two England disappoint with ball after being bowled out on day two
- November 28, 2016

The hosts trail by 12 runs after the visitors were bowled out for 283 runs in their first innings. (62) contributed some runs with their willows. The miss didn't prove too costly though for England as Vijay, off the very next over, dabbed at a wide one from Ben Stokes and got a thin edge through to Bairstow. (more...)
All Blacks coach Hansen turns attention to Lions tour All Blacks coach Hansen turns attention to Lions tour
- November 28, 2016

Hansen was predictably happy, telling Sky TV: "We've got to be pleased about what we've achieved throughout the year". You expect the reigning World Rugby Player of the Year to be world class, it's kind of part of the deal. He was referring to last week, when they let Australia off the hook 25-23. We'd like to kick on with some victories. But it came to nothing as the All Blacks shut down their defence. (more...)
Gold medalist Laurie Hernandez wins 'Dancing with the Stars'
- November 28, 2016

But it was the youngest among the hopefuls who ultimately won the prize, and walked away with the coveted Mirror Ball Trophy . The second place went to James Hinchcliffe, who praised his dancing partner Sharna as they present the new form of dancing in the show. (more...)
Bama now unanimous at No. 1; Auburn falls in AP Poll
- November 28, 2016

Ohio State moved into second in the College Football Playoff rankings behind Alabama , with MI and Clemson still in the top four after losing for the first time this season. Instead, they are left wondering what could have been. The selection committee is very impressed with the past two games that we've seen Ohio State play. (more...)
Adam admits his goal at Watford should not have stood Adam admits his goal at Watford should not have stood
- November 28, 2016

Stoke had the better of the first half and went ahead when home goalkeeper Gomes deflected the ball into his own net after Charlie Adam's header had bounced off the post. With Marko Arnautovic impressing, Stoke looked comfortable in midfield despite the absence of suspended Joe Allen and nearly increased their lead after the break when Jon Walters just failed to get on the end of the Austrian's weighted pass. (more...)
No. 6 Washington Tops No. 23 Washington State 45-17
- November 28, 2016

The Huskies will play No. 9 Colorado or No. 12 USC in the Pac-12 title game in Santa Clara, Calif. Colorado will advance if it beats No. 22 Utah on Saturday in Boulder, Colo. But on Thursday reports surfaced that LSU was zeroing in on Houston's Tom Herman . The Fighting Irish are 4-8. Morrow had 48 yards and a touchdown. "That guy is pretty strong and he can get off the ball". (more...)
Baylor men beat Louisville to win Battle 4 Atlantis Baylor men beat Louisville to win Battle 4 Atlantis
- November 28, 2016

After the Bears rallied to tie the game in the second half, Terry Maston scored inside to give Baylor a 51-49 lead with 8:17 remaining. But the Cardinals repeatedly came up with timely offensive rebounds or baskets to keep control. added 14 points and eight rebounds - almost all in the second half - for the Bears (5-0), who sprinted out of the break with a 12-2 run on the way to shooting 55 per cent in the second half. (more...)
Confederations Cup hosts Russia drawn with Portugal, Mexico Confederations Cup hosts Russia drawn with Portugal, Mexico
- November 28, 2016

Germany, Chile and a yet-to-be-determined African Cup of Nations victor have been drawn in Group B alongside the green and gold - meaning Australia face the current 3rd and 4th ranked teams in the world. "We are not favorites but we are here to play to win". "Every footballer dreams of playing at the World Cup and joining in this unforgettable celebration", Semak declared. (more...)
Taylor out to become boxing's Rousey ahead of pro debut Taylor out to become boxing's Rousey ahead of pro debut
- November 28, 2016

That early exit was probably the final straw in terms of her amateur career with Taylor admitting: "I think I had fallen out of love with the sport over the last couple of years". "It's still a male-dominated sport but the likes of Katie have broken down the barriers and set the standard in the amateur game, and I believe she'll do the same in the pros". (more...)
Chelsea's Antonio Conte can't believe Victor Moses was overlooked for so long
- November 27, 2016

Mourinho then loaned Moses to Stoke the following season before the Portuguese boss sent the player to West Ham last term, where he featured 28 times, scoring four times. 'As for Diego Costa, he is one of the best strikers in the world. "Pedro is flawless for the 3-4-3, Diego Costa is one of the best centre-forwards in the world". (more...)
Pochettino: Tottenham ready for 'decisive' Monaco clash Pochettino: Tottenham ready for 'decisive' Monaco clash
- November 27, 2016

Spurs have gained four points, scoring two goals and conceded three. "The feeling when I scored was special, but that feeling has gone now", he said. The midfielder, who is an academy graduate at Spurs, was handed his first Premier League start just days after receiving his first start for the England U21s. (more...)
Pochettino: Spurs will continue at Wembley Pochettino: Spurs will continue at Wembley
- November 27, 2016

While some at Tottenham have considered playing those games at White Hart Lane, and Moussa Sissoko went as far as to say he would like to switch back, Mauricio Pochettino and the club have since decided that Wembley will stay their European home for the rest of this season. (more...)
Lakers' Russell out 2 weeks, has PRP injection in sore knee
- November 27, 2016

The Warriors are looking to extend their win streak to 11 as they play host to the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Dubs shot 61.6 percent from the field and were 19-36 from downtown. The Warriors increased their cushion to 16 points, 80-64, after the third quarter. Jordan Clarkson hit a triple with around 4:30 left to cut the Warriors lead to 43-39. (more...)
Cruz fighting to win world title, change perceptions Cruz fighting to win world title, change perceptions
- November 27, 2016

Terry paid tribute to Cruz who's aiming to become Boxing's first openly gay world champion. The WBO lightweight champion, 27, was dominant against Orlando Cruz as he kept hold of the crown he won against José Zepeda in June, 2015. I am relaxed. I feel so happy. "She showed me love, respect, she told me it was my decision and she supported it". The Manchester-born fighter is making the fourth defense of his title since becoming world champion in July past year. (more...)
Tipuric try adds gloss to Wales win over South Africa
- November 27, 2016

Since taking over the Boks, who finished third at the World Cup past year, Coetzee has also led them to a first ever home defeat by Ireland, a first away loss in Argentina and a record 57-15 home defeat by New Zealand. It was in a manner which was comfortable and we were clinical, particularly at yellow-card time [Faf de Klerk was sent to the sin-bin after 42 minutes]. (more...)
Coach Charlie Strong says he wants to stay at Texas
- November 27, 2016

It might only be wishful thinking - or maybe not. Strong said he spoke with Perrin on Sunday and he believes no decision has been made. They know how important it is to the SRs. "We review everything else in football, why can't we review that a game was over?" Strong said his solitary goal is to get the Longhorns bowl eligible. (more...)
Buzz might be gone, but Pats, Jets still expect close one Buzz might be gone, but Pats, Jets still expect close one
- November 27, 2016

Tom Brady has been M.I.A. from Patriots practice for the past two days with what the team is calling a knee injury leading up to their Week 12 game on Sunday against the Jets in NY. Though it's unclear how severe the injury is, NFL.com reported this week that Brady should be " fine " for Sunday's 4:25 p.m. game against the Jets at MetLife Stadium. (more...)
Coach Charlie Strong says he wants to stay at Texas
- November 27, 2016

It might only be wishful thinking - or maybe not. Strong said he spoke with Perrin on Sunday and he believes no decision has been made. They know how important it is to the SRs. "We review everything else in football, why can't we review that a game was over?" Strong said his solitary goal is to get the Longhorns bowl eligible. (more...)
Anthony's jumper, 35 points give Knicks OT win over Hornets Anthony's jumper, 35 points give Knicks OT win over Hornets
- November 27, 2016

The talented forward isolated against Charlotte's Michael Kidd-Gilchrist as the closing seconds ticked off the clock, but while the defense was solid, Kidd-Gilchrist's efforts went for naught against one of the league's best and most ruthless scorers. (more...)
Guice runs for LSU-record 285 yards, No. 25 Tigers roll
- November 27, 2016

Tonight was the first game in LSU history in which the Tigers had a 300-yard passer and a 200-yard runner. "Great job by our offense", said Orgeron. "They felt it. That's what's so disappointing, is they felt they had to defend me at every turn". They should. He's a good coach, and in a short time at Houston has proven an ability to connect with young players and inspire them, while also doubling as one of the single most dynamic recruiters anywhere in the sport. (more...)
Love scores 40, including 34 in 1st, James has triple-double Love scores 40, including 34 in 1st, James has triple-double
- November 27, 2016

Irving opened the game scoring those 19 points on 7-of-7 shooting (with four 3-pointers) in the first quarter, and made his first 10 shots overall. It allowed the Cavaliers to set the National Basketball Association record for most 3-pointers in a half (16) while the team tied franchise records for points in a quarter (46) and 3-pointers in a regular season game (21). (more...)
Guice runs for LSU-record 285 yards, No. 25 Tigers roll
- November 27, 2016

Tonight was the first game in LSU history in which the Tigers had a 300-yard passer and a 200-yard runner. "Great job by our offense", said Orgeron. "They felt it. That's what's so disappointing, is they felt they had to defend me at every turn". They should. He's a good coach, and in a short time at Houston has proven an ability to connect with young players and inspire them, while also doubling as one of the single most dynamic recruiters anywhere in the sport. (more...)