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Four-star QB Myles Brennan decommits from LSU Four-star QB Myles Brennan decommits from LSU
- December 01, 2016

In his tweet announcing he was re-opening his recruiting, Brennan made reference to LSU "going through a transition". It seems that Orgeron is going after dual-threat quarterbacks going forward. That is a system that fits Myles physically like Oklahoma State. Things first became interesting when Miles and Cameron were both let go, but Brennan never wavered from his commitment. (more...)
Ottawa wins Grey Cup, beating Calgary 39-33 in OT
- December 01, 2016

They did it again this year but no one gave them a chance, considering their 8-9-1 regular-season record and that the Stampeders went 15-2-1 and were preparing to assume the mantle of greatest CFL team ever with what was expected to be an easy win. (more...)
Penn State RB Barkley expects to play in Big Ten title game
- December 01, 2016

In the inaugural championship in 2011, Wisconsin and Michigan State squared off in a rematch of their mid-season matchup, which Michigan State won 37-31 on a Kirk Cousins last-second Hail Mary touchdown pass to Keith Nichol. Schwan is tied with junior defensive end Garrett Sickels for the team lead with six sacks for a unit that held three of its last four opponents to 14 or fewer points. (more...)
Mariota leads Titans past Bears 27-21
- December 01, 2016

Barkley threw for 316 yards and three touchdowns against the Titans while filling in for injured starter Jay Cutler . The Bears did jump out to a 7-0 lead to start the game, only to have the Titans score 21 unanswered points to end the first half. (more...)
Big Ten reprimands Harbaugh for criticizing officials Big Ten reprimands Harbaugh for criticizing officials
- December 01, 2016

Nothing is certain, though he and a lot of others can't fathom the committee leaving Ohio State out. Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett throws a pass against MI during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. But, the committee will already abrogate that by taking Ohio State. MI 6. Wisconsin 7. Those are very quality wins. Whether the loud and enormous home crowd had something to do with their decisions or not, only they can know for sure, but their performance ... (more...)
Conor McGregor's Coach Calls UFC's Decision to Strip Featherweight Title 'Ridiculous,' 'Shortsighted'
- December 01, 2016

The UFC 206 main event at the Air Canada Centre on December 10 will now pit No. 3 featherweight contender Max (Blessed) Holloway against No. 6 Anthony (Showtime) Pettis with the victor earning the interim 145-pound title and a showdown with Aldo in 2017 to decide the undisputed championship. (more...)
Gerard Gallant Reportedly Fired by Panthers: Details, Comments and Reaction Gerard Gallant Reportedly Fired by Panthers: Details, Comments and Reaction
- December 01, 2016

And while all that was taken into consideration, it wasn't enough to get Gallant and assistant coach Mike Kelly - who also was sacked - any more time in Florida. "I had a real good relationship with Gerard and [former assistant coach] Mike Kelly", said Rowe, who, like Gallant, is an National Hockey League veteran. (more...)
Grandhomme skittles Pakistan on debut Grandhomme skittles Pakistan on debut
- November 30, 2016

Late bloomer Colin de Grandhomme celebrated his first worldwide call-up with record New Zealand debut bowling figures of 6-41 as Pakistan crumbled in their first innings of the opening Test on Friday. After adding 31 runs for the first wicket with Sami Aslam (19), Azhar Ali (15) was castled by de Grandhomme (6-41). De Grandhomme's second wicket was a lovely out swinger that Babar Azam edged to Ross Taylor at first slip. (more...)
Tony Pulis: Crystal Palace owed £3.7m by former boss Tony Pulis: Crystal Palace owed £3.7m by former boss
- November 30, 2016

He had claimed that the decision was unfair and mounted a challenge in the High Court. In March, the Premier League's mediation panel found in favour of Palace and Parish, with Pulis ordered to return the bonus and pay a further €1 million in legal costs and damages for breach of contract. (more...)
Watch Brendan Rodgers' emotional speech after winning first trophy with Celtic Watch Brendan Rodgers' emotional speech after winning first trophy with Celtic
- November 30, 2016

He is up for every game. "I don't think we quite got to that today, but it is important that we pick ourselves up". "He has just been so positive and hopefully we can keep going and win more". Rodgers admits that losing injury doubt Scott Sinclair would be a blow, but he insists there are players in the squad who could fill the void. As expected Hoops winger Scott Sinclair failed to shrug off a hamstring complaint and he was replaced by Patrick Roberts and although Leigh Griffiths returned ... (more...)
DeMarcus Cousins, John Wall want to reunite in National Basketball Association DeMarcus Cousins, John Wall want to reunite in National Basketball Association
- November 30, 2016

A DeMarcus Cousins drive to the basket with 10 seconds left in regulation tied the game at 92, followed by a missed game victor by John Wall forced overtime in the nations capital. The Kings now fall 0-3 on the season in overtime games. Otto Porter scored 15 points for the Wizards. The Kings haven't finished with a winning record since the 2005-06 campaign, when they went 44-38 and lost in the first round of the playoffs. (more...)
Red Bull chief Horner brands Mercedes 'naive' Red Bull chief Horner brands Mercedes 'naive'
- November 30, 2016

While some condemned Hamilton's strategy in slowing the race, in a failed bid to help others catch and pass Rosberg who needed to finish on the podium to become champion, others applauded him for transforming what could have been a processional one-two into a tense spectacle. (more...)
Messi back at the double after illness to sicken Celtic Messi back at the double after illness to sicken Celtic
- November 29, 2016

It was a much-needed result for Barca, who romped the reverse fixture 7-0 at Camp Nou but had only secured wins in two of their previous five games in all competitions. "We have worked very hard in the first part of the season to get to a cup final, to play some very difficult games in Europe and we want to win this one". (more...)
Luis Enrique dismisses rumours of Messi move to Manchester City Luis Enrique dismisses rumours of Messi move to Manchester City
- November 29, 2016

The goal was Barcelona's 400th under Luis Enrique's management in all competitions and quality of the assist by Neymar and finish by Messi ensured it was a worthy goal for the landmark. "The first goal I was disappointed with, but the quality and speed of movement caught us out". Saturday's 1-1 draw with Arsenal left United sixth in the Premier League, nine points adrift of leaders Chelsea, whose coach Antonio Conte is also in his first season in charge. (more...)
Pulis rues missed chances as Dawson salvages draw for Hull Pulis rues missed chances as Dawson salvages draw for Hull
- November 29, 2016

The home side had failed to muster a single shot on goal in the opening 50 minutes and the Baggies looked in little danger of having their surge into the top half of the table halted. In the championship previous year Hull achieved promotion and got away with being a disunited football club because their first team squad was, in the end, too strong for the second tier of English football. (more...)
England collapse gives India big win and series lead England collapse gives India big win and series lead
- November 29, 2016

The tourists lost captain Alastair Cook late on day four after a stoic resistance and the momentum remained with India as five wickets fell for just 55 runs to leave England reeling at 142-7 at lunch. "It helps push you through tough situations when the crowd is behind you and the momentum also starts going your way, so all in all, I'm pretty happy with the performance". (more...)
Lions Comeback To Win Turkey Bowl
- November 29, 2016

In his last five games, Rodgers has 15 touchdowns and three interceptions, is throwing for 318 yards per game and has completed 66 percent of his passes. Don't think they don't know it. Against the Lions , the Vikings trotted out a some-what new approach as QB Sam Bradford tried to dink-and-dunk the ball down the field with short passes. (more...)
Conor McGregor forced to give up UFC featherweight title Conor McGregor forced to give up UFC featherweight title
- November 29, 2016

It now means that in the featherweight division, the victor between Holloway and Pettis will go on to fight Aldo for the title, which is something Blessed has wanted for quite some time. Aldo now holds an interim belt in the division after defeating Frankie Edgar in July. McGregor has opted to vacate the featherweight crown in favor of holding onto the 155-pound title he won in a knockout fight against Eddie Alvarez two weeks ago in UFC 205 . (more...)
Kevin Love Steals The Show In Win Kevin Love Steals The Show In Win
- November 29, 2016

While it wasn't quite Kevin Love level, in the second quarter Channing Frye scored 14 points on 4-of-5 shooting from three-point range. Love landed all of his first seven shots, including five three-pointers, as the reigning National Basketball Association champions secured victory on a scoreline of 137-125. (more...)
MI still #3 in CFP rankings, Ohio State #2
- November 29, 2016

The playoff picture will change next week as Ohio State hosts MI this weekend in Columbus. Since then, Ohio State has replaced Tressel with Meyer, and MI is on Carr's third replacement with Harbaugh. But it still remains that there is no one-loss team from a Power-5 conference ranked lower than fifth. That disposable performance in the prohibitively high wind and cold last week in the win at Michigan State aside, the Ohio State offense seems to be in a good place headed into The ... (more...)
Arsenal face uphill battle to win group after PSG draw
- November 28, 2016

Cavani put his side ahead in the first half, but was then furious when Arsenal were awarded a penalty towards the close of the first 45 minutes. Steven Gerrard and Rio Ferdinand have condemned Aaron Ramsey's play-acting against PSG on Wednesday night. (more...)
Axe Minnesota: Can Gophers break though vs. No. 5 Wisconsin? Axe Minnesota: Can Gophers break though vs. No. 5 Wisconsin?
- November 28, 2016

Watt joked. "He had the axe in one hand and was riling us up a little bit". "Last night after the game, I was just kind of thinking about where we're at and where we're heading, and one is the appreciation I have for, and respect I have for, this conference". (more...)
Ed Orgeron, with LSU going well, to stay as coach Ed Orgeron, with LSU going well, to stay as coach
- November 28, 2016

Mom: I know you think that girl in your general studies class is a 10, and yes, she's a handsome girl, but she's not good for you. However, the fact remains that they're still on a six-game losing streak to Alabama, and that's where Orgeron says he welcomes the challenge every year. (more...)
No. 5 Wisconsin runs past Minnesota late for 31-17 win No. 5 Wisconsin runs past Minnesota late for 31-17 win
- November 28, 2016

On the ground, Corey Clement rushed for 112 yards and a touchdown in 27 carries while Bradrick Shaw had 68 yards and two touchdowns in eight carries. I've covered 20 of the last 21 meetings, with the exception being the 1997 matchup in the Metrodome, when I watched as a spectator. (more...)
ISIS-linked militants killed in Israeli air strike
- November 28, 2016

The targeted soldiers returned fire before the airstrike destroyed the militants' vehicle. No Israeli troops were injured in the assault, which the country's top brass said it believes was a one-off incident. FIGHTER jets have obliterated a group of maverick ISIS jihadis who tried to take on Israel. There is also considerable movement between different ISIS affiliates as the parent group changes priorities, so this could rapidly become a bigger force with an interest in going after Israel. (more...)