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Teenage opener Haseeb Hameed to make England debut against India
- November 09, 2016

Alastair Cook's wards though will take heart from their success in the 2012 series where they rallied back wonderfully to win the four-match series 2-1 despite losing the first Test to India. "So when someone says how long will you go on for, I say I don't know - two months, which will be the end of this series, or it could be six months or two years". (more...)
Jays qualify Bautista, Encarnacion Jays qualify Bautista, Encarnacion
- November 09, 2016

Ortiz retired at the end of the 2016 Major League Baseball season, leaving a huge opening in the middle of the batting order. Both players have had prominent roles in the Blue Jays' return to prominence over the last few years. [Image by Scott Halleran/Getty Images] The MLB offseason is just getting started, so there is a lot that could happen in the next few months. It was a lock that the Blue Jays would extend offers to established stars such as Bautista and Encarnacion, to ensure they ... (more...)
Blue Jackets hang 10 goals on previously unbeaten Canadiens
- November 08, 2016

Al Montoya got the nod and allowed 8 goals through two periods, becoming the first goalie in franchise history since Roy did it in 1995 to allow 8 or more goals before the third period. Flyers: Wayne Simmonds has seven points (two goals, five assists) in his last six games. Danault had a tap-in after a pass from Torrey Mitchell. (more...)
Sunderland tops Bournemouth for first victory
- November 08, 2016

Sunderland fans are expected to put up with a lot and generally give terrific support home and away. The Black Cats, who were reduced to 10 men when Steven Pienaar was sent off on the hour mark, will have to wait two weeks for their next clash, though, as two weeks of global football kicks off. (more...)
Kane penalty earns Tottenham 1-1 draw at Arsenal
- November 08, 2016

Arsenal could have entered the global break leading the Premier League but after going in front against their north London rivals they ran out of steam and drew 1-1. Arsenal's Walcott hit the post , so did Eriksen for Tottenham. But Dier said: "I'm just now looking forward to going away with England really". (more...)
Exposed again, Vikings lose to last-place Bears
- November 07, 2016

Green Bay's defense simply couldn't slow down Atlanta's offense and quarterback Matt Ryan, who threw for 288 yards and three touchdowns, including the game victor to Mohamed Sanu with under a minute to play. His 153 yards on Monday marked a career high. The Bears entered tonight last in the National Football League in scoring and 30th in third-down efficiency. (more...)
Olesen holds on to win the Turkish Airlines Open Olesen holds on to win the Turkish Airlines Open
- November 07, 2016

The 26 year old was in imperious form all week at Regnum Carya Golf and Spa Resort and held a seven-shot advantage heading into the final round. The pair again traded birdies on the 15th and when Horsey three-putted the 16th, Olesen could afford to drop a shot at the same hole on his way to a hard-fought fourth European Tour title. (more...)
Steelers QB Roethlisberger questionable against Ravens Steelers QB Roethlisberger questionable against Ravens
- November 05, 2016

And there are few reasons to support that kind of optimism. -Ravens CB Jimmy Smith vs. Steelers WR Antonio Brown . "He's going to act like, "I'm not playing". It's not as if the Steelers' run defense is necessarily bad (the unit is actually right in the middle of the pack of the National Football League at 16th, allowing 106.7 rushing yards per game). (more...)
World Series Game 7 scores massive ratings home run
- November 05, 2016

Tens of thousands of fans waited at Grant Park for the rally. "I heard these two people arguing", Chris Vallimont, the man who filmed the fight, told The Washington Post . But once the Cubs finally vanquished their curse and claimed their first title in 108 years, Murray's pure joy made headlines. World Series MVP Ben Zobrist won a shiny black Camaro convertible from Chevrolet, and when the vehicle was brought out on the field, Murray couldn't resist giving it a little quality testing. (more...)
Hurricanes activate D Murphy, lose Frk to Detroit on waivers Hurricanes activate D Murphy, lose Frk to Detroit on waivers
- November 05, 2016

I could see those two opening each others game up. After winning six in a row, the Red Wings (6-4-0) are coming off back-to-back losses to Boston and Florida and have managed just two goals in the defeats. "We haven't been at our best the last two games and we want to get back to that". A major concern from past year was the Wings' ability to score goals. (more...)
Seahawks' Richard Sherman takes aim at NFL and officials
- November 05, 2016

It's a game." Richard Sherman stated at his Thursday press conference, "This isn't politics. "This isn't justice. This is entertainment", Sherman said. Prosise then broke a bone in his wrist in Seattle's regular-season opener and missed four games before returning to the lineup two weeks ago. The Seahawks cornerback also went on to note that the league can't expect players to be role models while the league partners with very adult businesses like Budweiser at the same time. (more...)
Lakers' Mozgov missing game against Hawks with eye contusion Lakers' Mozgov missing game against Hawks with eye contusion
- November 04, 2016

In Los Angeles, Russell Westbrook scored 35 points, grabbed six rebounds and dished out five assists, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to an 85-83 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers. In the third quarter alone, he had nine points and four assists with two blocked shots. Tried to do a good job of keeping everybody balanced, getting the ball to guys who were hot. (more...)
Arsene Wenger hails match-winner Mesut Ozil as Arsenal reach knockout stages Arsene Wenger hails match-winner Mesut Ozil as Arsenal reach knockout stages
- November 03, 2016

Arsene Wenger must be happy of his team's fighting spirit and strong mentality, but there are areas of concern in the defense as they face Tottenham in the league on Sunday. As seasoned as we are to their annual good run of form in the league, perhaps it's in European competition where we can get a further measure of their potential turnaround. (more...)
Madrid humbled by 3-3 draw at Legia after leading 2-0 Madrid humbled by 3-3 draw at Legia after leading 2-0
- November 03, 2016

Legia are out but can still challenge Sporting for third place to reach the Europa League last 32 after taking their first point in the competition for 21 years. The sheer talent of Bale was on full display when he struck with his first touch of the match, blasting a left-footed volley from outside the box into the top corner of the net. (more...)
Ray Allen, the top 3-point shooter in NBA history, retires Ray Allen, the top 3-point shooter in NBA history, retires
- November 02, 2016

Peace of mind is a hard thing for many athletes to gain in retirement, and if Ray has truly found it, our hats are off to him. " You will become a husband, and the father of five unbelievable children". All the while, the star of the 1998 Spike Lee film He Got Game also had game on the golf course. In one of the odder reveals in the letter to his 13-year-old self, Allen wrote that he couldn't sleep after winning Game 7 of the NBA Finals with the Miami Heat. (more...)
Clinton rallies with Mrs. Obama as Trump alleges corruption Clinton rallies with Mrs. Obama as Trump alleges corruption
- November 02, 2016

Trump has tried to equate the accusations against him with charges of infidelity and sexual assault leveled for years against his rival's husband, former President Bill Clinton. Clinton is of the same mind. Instead, she's backing Libertarian Gary Johnson. Likewise, Clinton isn't pulling out the stops for an upset. Donald Trump has rallies in Maine, New Hampshire and Iowa. (more...)
College Basketball Rankings: Duke, Kentucky, Kansas top first AP Top 25 poll College Basketball Rankings: Duke, Kentucky, Kansas top first AP Top 25 poll
- November 02, 2016

Notre Dame is ranked number one, followed by Baylor, Connecticut , South Carolina, and Louisville. According to our research, a top-four team in the preseason has ended up as a No. 8 in the AP Top 25 and No. 6 in the USA Today coaches' poll , got an assist from the Longhorn Network in its celebration of a consensus top-10 ranking. (more...)
Eagles at Cowboys Preview
- November 02, 2016

Romo will not play this Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles, but a return for the November 6 game against the Cleveland Browns has not been ruled out. It appears the Cowboys will give him at least two more weeks to get back to 100 percent. He will miss the weekend game against the Philadelphia Eagles as the club tries to get its sixth win with Dak Prescott starting at quarterback. (more...)
New Liverpool resolve reflected in Dejan Lovren's reaction to latest error New Liverpool resolve reflected in Dejan Lovren's reaction to latest error
- November 01, 2016

The Brazilian worldwide is an integral part of Jurgen Klopp's plans at Anfield, and he has proven his importance to the side with four goals and four assists in the Premier League so far this season. Indeed, they report that the player's advisors Kia Joorabchian and Giuliano Bertolucci are keen to get him the big money switch and were in contact with the Catalan club past year. (more...)
Lack-of-experience-cost-england-against-bangladesh-2C-says-cook
- November 01, 2016

He also warned that the team had to "stay strong" and "stay together" in the coming weeks to ensure they were no long-term damaging effects of such a chastening defeat to the No. Those half chances need to stick in low scoring games. "We've been too many wickets down too early". And yes, their spinners did out-bowl our spinners. (more...)
Offense, not officiating, is Seahawks' biggest problem Offense, not officiating, is Seahawks' biggest problem
- November 01, 2016

That's not a sentence written lightly, as stripe-bashing is the king of sports cliches, but in this case numerous gripes seemed valid. The Saints' offense ran 41 of Sunday's first 54 plays. Seattle had one final chance, taking over with 1:50 left at their 32-yard line with no timeouts. So even if you're realizing-you're-face-to-face-with-Tim-Eyman-and-don't-have-any-mace disappointed in the Seahawks , know that brighter days should be coming soon. (more...)
Premier League title fight will go to the wire - Cech Premier League title fight will go to the wire - Cech
- October 31, 2016

While Watford is flying high in seventh place, Hull remains in the bottom three having not taken a point since a draw at Burnley on September 10. The Blues destroyed Man United 4-0, while Man City, Spurs and Arsenal could only draw. On Saturday, Guardiola takes his side to the Hawthorns to do battle with Tony Pulis' West Brom - a match that is never much fun for the opposing team. (more...)
Carr throws for 4 TDs, Raiders outlast Bucs 30-24 in OT Carr throws for 4 TDs, Raiders outlast Bucs 30-24 in OT
- October 31, 2016

What are the Bucs riding highly on entering this matchup?? Quarterback Derek Carr said he has taken a little more time than his coach to appreciate the sunny weather and palm trees but otherwise he's been focusing on the Bucs secondary, most notably cornerbacks Brent Grimes and Vernon Hargreaves III. (more...)
What Went Wrong for Manchester City at the Camp Nou? What Went Wrong for Manchester City at the Camp Nou?
- October 30, 2016

City's midweek humbling by Barcelona in the Champions League extended their winless run to four games. Guardiola spent three years in charge of Barcelona before spending the same amount of time at Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga. (more...)
Derrick Henry 'impressive' in Titans' win over Jaguars, Tennessee coach says
- October 29, 2016

Speaking after the game to the Florida Times-Union, Khan confirmed Bradley wouldn't be fired for now but did say that " actions speak louder than words ". "He's always going to take the blame because he's the head coach, but we've got to win". General Manager Dave Caldwell has said the first two years don't count, and he didn't expect the Jaguars to win as many games as they did, rebuilding the roster. (more...)
Titans end home woes, roll to 36-22 victory over Jaguars Titans end home woes, roll to 36-22 victory over Jaguars
- October 28, 2016

Running back DeMarco Murray left the game during the second quarter after pulling up short on a run. With their offense and defense mired in turmoil, the Jaguars saw themselves outgained by 124 yards as the Titans rode quarterback Marcus Mariota and a strong rushing attack to a comfortable win. (more...)
Sourav Ganguly bats for Dhoni to bat at No.4
- October 28, 2016

James Neesham (6) lobbed a simple catch to Virat Kohli at cover, while BJ Watling (14) swung his bat away only to be caught in the deep. India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has said the inexperienced middle-order needs more time to settle after India lost to New Zealand by 19 runs, failing to chase down a modest target of 261 runs in the fourth One-Day International (ODI). (more...)
Leonard, Spurs spoil Kings arena opening with 102-94 win Leonard, Spurs spoil Kings arena opening with 102-94 win
- October 28, 2016

To begin the season with a victory, Joerger wants the Kings to harness the opening-night emotions and use them to disrupt the Suns. Watson reports a healthy roster and says he plans to build on the team's success from past year to take things to another level in this coming season. (more...)
Steelers say Ndamukong Suh kicked Ben Roethlisberger's leg, and they are outraged Steelers say Ndamukong Suh kicked Ben Roethlisberger's leg, and they are outraged
- October 27, 2016

Don't get us wrong, it still could be a terrific meeting of the AFC's two best teams. Injuries are just the gift that keeps on giving with this 2016 Pittsburgh Steelers roster. Meanwhile, the Giants were winning last Sunday at home against Baltimore. It's going to take a combination effort to try and slow him down. Patriots Defense - Overall (13), Rush (9), Pass (18). (more...)
CEO gives World Series tickets to Pearl Harbor veteran CEO gives World Series tickets to Pearl Harbor veteran
- October 27, 2016

Cubs fans like Schlegel have always had a particular relationship with their hometown team, which has not won a World Series since 1908. But the Cubs lost that Series. He just got out of boot camp when the Japanese attacked. Helen writes that it would mean a lot to her and her grandpa for people "to band together to make this campaign a success for more veterans in his honor". (more...)