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Site of deadly Oakland warehouse fire an artist space, maze
- December 05, 2016

Oakland Fire Chief Teresa Deloche-Reed says the building was packed with furniture, mannequins and statues and that it did not have a clear entry or exit path. Oakland City Councilman Noel Gallo, who represents the district where the fire broke out, said neighbors have regularly complained about the building - particularly regarding piles of trash and debris outside. (more...)
F1-Rosberg-What-Next
- December 05, 2016

Only the third German world champion since Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel, Rosberg has raced to nine wins this season, only three of which he scored after Hamilton ran into auto trouble. With Hamilton determined to get ahead of Rosberg again, new rules, faster cars and unrest about the sport's structure, Formula One's future may take many twists next season. (more...)
Last-hole eagle hands Stone Dunhill lead Last-hole eagle hands Stone Dunhill lead
- December 04, 2016

That was three strokes clear of countrymen Charl Schwartzel (68), Keith Horne (67) and Chris Hanson (68), and a further two shots ahead of Frenchman Benjamin Hebert (68). The former US Masters champion picked up only one birdie on the outward nine at the par-72 Leopard Creek Country Club, which borders the Kruger Park game reserve in northeastern South Africa. (more...)
Oklahoma QB Mayfield says he'll return for senior season Oklahoma QB Mayfield says he'll return for senior season
- December 04, 2016

Saturday. As of Tuesday, the Sooners are -11.5 point favorites and the contest's total sits at 78. Ending the regular season with a glorified scrimmage to prep for the title game doesn't seem ideal. Rudolph threw for 186 yards and no touchdowns. Like the Cowboys, the Sooners have struggled on the defensive side of the ball. He's been limited in practice since pulling a hamstring after intercepting a pass for a score against West Virginia. (more...)
Palace ease pressure on Pardew with win over Saints Palace ease pressure on Pardew with win over Saints
- December 04, 2016

Pardew's position as Palace manager looks increasingly fragile, with the team losing its last six league games and conceding goals at an alarming rate. The Saints aren't generally involved in too many high-scorers, but they're a little more vulnerable on the road. Leaking five goals at the Liberty Stadium propelled Palace's goals conceded tally to an unwanted 26 - only Hull have let in more (28) - while they've now leaked in an alarming 13 goals from set pieces. (more...)
United and Liverpool kept apart in Cup United and Liverpool kept apart in Cup
- December 03, 2016

The Saints had Jordy Clasie and Ryan Bertrand to thank for their victory. On his thoughts on the tie, United boss Jose Mourinho, speaking after his side's emphatic quarter-final win over West Ham, said: "I am sure that Hull City has an incredible memory from Wembley (Championship play-off final) last season and that they are going to try everything to be there again". (more...)
Jones says rivalry with Cheika is just friendly banter
- December 03, 2016

It has been an exceptional year for England and the hosts can put the seal on an unblemished record with victory over Australia in their final match of 2016. The hype intensified when Jones was depicted as a clown in Saturday's edition of The Australian newspaper. What has been increasingly noticeable is how, when England take control of a game, it is very hard to wrestle it back from them. (more...)
New Hearts head coach will fit Robbie Neilson profile New Hearts head coach will fit Robbie Neilson profile
- December 03, 2016

Former Dundee United coach Ian Cathro is being linked with the manager's position at Hearts, should it become vacant. The 36-year-old met the Dons' top brass in Milton Keynes on Tuesday before returning to Hearts the next day to guide his side to a 2-0 win over Rangers. (more...)
Porzingis, Knicks outlast Towns, Wolves 106-104
- December 03, 2016

That's why coach Jeff Hornacek drew up a play to get the ball into Anthony's hands with the score tied on Wednesday night . If you're relying on that metric, you clearly are not using your eyes and watching the dazzling plays Rose makes on a nightly basis. (more...)
Anthiony scores 29, Knicks defeat Timberwolves 118-114
- December 03, 2016

They went into the locker room at halftime on Monday night down just five points. Latest NBA trade rumors suggest that if the team will begin to tread waters later this season, first man to go could be small forward Carmelo Anthony . Minnesota reached the free throw line 39 times in Wednesday's game compared to New York's 15 attempts. Now they are one-half game behind eighth-place Detroit and headed to play Toronto, the East's second-best team, on Saturday. (more...)
Maxwell fined for verbal whack at Wade Maxwell fined for verbal whack at Wade
- December 03, 2016

But the man nicknamed "The Big Show" has vowed to turn down the entertainment value a little during the three-game one day series against New Zealand, which starts in Sydney on Sunday. "I don't think he [Maxwell] thought the words came out the way they actually did", Smith added. "I think probably batting below the wicketkeeper is also a bit painful as well", Maxwell said on Thursday. (more...)
Jones stops 31 shots, Sharks beat Canadiens 2-1
- December 03, 2016

The Canadiens, who entered Friday with a Eastern Conference-leading 34 points, have not won in San Jose since 1999, going 0-8-2 in that time. "We were able to hold onto that". "Whether you get the days off, you want to play hard", Pavelski said. That's considering last year's ranking came out at around the same point in the season, before the Habs started struggling and fell out of the league's elite and ultimately a playoff spot. (more...)
DeMarcus Cousins mops floor before Kings-Sixers postponed DeMarcus Cousins mops floor before Kings-Sixers postponed
- December 03, 2016

According to reports, the arena's temperature wasn't turned down prior to the game so the ice below the court was causing condensation issues. "I think they made the right decision". "I was serious. I was trying to play", he said. They now are in the middle of their East Coast swing, which includes Brooklyn, Washington, D.C., Boston and NY. (more...)
Saquon Barkley Earns Major Honor From Big Ten Conference Saquon Barkley Earns Major Honor From Big Ten Conference
- December 02, 2016

One of which came in overtime. "To be honest with you, I don't really have a strong opinion", he said. It's hard to project what will happen with so many games on this final weekend ahead of us that could possibly take place. So we're excited. But we're going to enjoy it right now. "Before I got here, I always heard that whenever Penn State is playing well , Happy Valley is that much happier". (more...)
Nash, Vesey rally Rangers to 3-2 win over Hurricanes Nash, Vesey rally Rangers to 3-2 win over Hurricanes
- December 02, 2016

NY halved the Canes' lead about halfway through the second, as defenseman Nick Holden put a shot on Ward that was blocked, but with Ward down following a scramble for the rebound, he grabbed a loose puck and made no mistake to make it 2-1. "I think the second period we started to get things going, playing with speed and getting possession, holding on to pucks down low in their end", Vesey said. (more...)
Is former Eagles coach Chip Kelly going back to Oregon? Is former Eagles coach Chip Kelly going back to Oregon?
- December 02, 2016

But this is about more than just Helfrich, and the reach of Tuesday's decision extends far beyond Oregon. "We monitor it every week, keep an eye on it and we've got a better understanding of what it's going to be like". Our pool will be broad and diverse. A 3-pointer by Ennis with 3:30 to play put OR ahead for the first time since early in the game. "Now that our season is complete, I will evaluate all aspects of our football program, as I do with all of our sports after their seasons have ... (more...)
Man United could face Liverpool in final after EFL Cup semifinal draw
- December 02, 2016

Mbokani reacted furiously to Jamaal Lascelles' tackle from behind and referee Swarbrick showed the DR Congo global a straight red card. "I feel confident enough to take them and when our keeper makes saves before I take mine, it makes you relax a bit more and not be so anxious about missing". (more...)
UFC responds to creation of MMA Athletes Association UFC responds to creation of MMA Athletes Association
- December 02, 2016

St-Pierre is aware that several of his fellow fighters will be afraid to join the fight against the UFC , but has implored them to join the cause. "The power that we have is the power of the voices in this room and the megaphone that most of the athletes in this room speak from", Rebney said. (more...)
Chicago Cubs sign outfielder Jon Jay to one-year contract Chicago Cubs sign outfielder Jon Jay to one-year contract
- December 02, 2016

A year later, he saw action in a career-high 159 games and batted.297 (135-for-455) with 24 doubles and a career-best 10 home runs in helping the Cardinals to the 2011 World Championship. Jay, meanwhile, joins Almora, Kyle Schwarber , Jason Heyward , Ben Zobrist and Jorge Soler , the holdovers from a Cubs outfield that won the World Series. (more...)
Trevor Siemian wears boot, misses Broncos practice with foot sprain
- December 01, 2016

Siemian was instructed to wear a boot on his foot "for a few days" and is listed as day-to-day in his recovery. "If you give us an eight-point lead, I would bet my game check that no one would score on us", said cornerback Aqib Talib, who pulls in $500,000 a game, before taxes. (more...)
After getting $110M deal, Cespedes wants to finish with Mets After getting $110M deal, Cespedes wants to finish with Mets
- December 01, 2016

After finding a slow market in a free-agent class that also included Jason Heyward, Alex Gordon and Justin Upton, Cespedes made a surprise return to the Mets when NY agreed in January to a $75 million, three-year contract that allowed him to opt out after one season and $27.5 million. (more...)
Browns QB Griffin cleared for contact, could play after bye Browns QB Griffin cleared for contact, could play after bye
- November 30, 2016

It's been a long wait for Griffin, who signed with the Browns hoping to revive his career. "I'm going to be very honest with all of you", Jackson said. "I have never been through this", Jackson said, via the team's official site. "But we're going to continue to keep on working". So yeah, we are looking. (more...)
Russian athlete Chernova banned for doping Russian athlete Chernova banned for doping
- November 30, 2016

All results achieved by Tatyana Chernova between 15 August 2011 and 22 July 2013 are annulled and the athlete will forfeit any titles, awards, medals, points and prize and appearance money obtained during this period. As a outcome of the CAS ruling, Germany's Jennifer Oeser is set to be promoted from her third place finish while Polish athlete Karolina Tyminska will now be given a bronze medal from the 2011 championships. (more...)
Tarasenko Scores in OT to Lift Blues Tarasenko Scores in OT to Lift Blues
- November 30, 2016

Louis Blues Monday night. "I guess it's a positive", Benn said. This game will be a rematch of the second round series of the 2015-16 playoffs. "We got a point". Louis. Ruff said putting a grittier player with a skilled player can create better chemistry sometimes. "It was a turning point for us". "This was a game we had to have". (more...)
AP TOP 25 TAKEAWAYS: A committee quandary and Heisman slip
- November 29, 2016

Penn State (10-2, 8-1 Big Ten, No. 7 CFP) edged No. 2 Ohio State for the East title, setting up a conference championship game against West victor Wisconsin next week in Indianapolis. Since then, Ohio State beat No. 3 Michigan Saturday, 30-27, in double overtime in one of the great games in the series' hallowed history. "We've got so many weapons outside, if you want to try to load the box to stop Saquon and our run game, we've got enough weapons outside and if you want to try and stop ... (more...)
WWE Raw: Roman Reigns gets title shot, Sasha Banks new women's champ WWE Raw: Roman Reigns gets title shot, Sasha Banks new women's champ
- November 29, 2016

So, without Jericho as backup, Owens didn't have much of a chance against Reigns. Strowman won a quick match with the running powerslam. Sami Zayn came out to try to make a save, but once again Strowman dominated. - In a sit-down interview, Paul Heyman admitted that he and Brock Lesnar screwed up by taking Goldberg too lightly. This will be his retribution after facing that devastating loss at the hands of Goldberg. (more...)
Russell Westbrook averaging triple-double; latest in season since O..
- November 29, 2016

I'm happy we won - that's the most important part for me. The point guard finished with 27 points, 18 rebounds and 14 assists, taking his season average to 30.9 points per game, 11.3 assists and 10.4 rebounds. Even after four fallow years in Chicago marred by injuries, Rose was still a 28-year-old with a Most Valuable Player Award on his résumé, and this was the production and quality he was still capable of, if not often enough yet this season. (more...)
Houston's Herman leaving for Texas
- November 28, 2016

But when Tom Herman was announced on Sunday as the Longhorns head coach he wasted little time in letting everyone know where he would be spending his time recruiting, as a matter of fact it was a huge emphasis on the direction he will be taking with the UT program. (more...)
Cook breaks record in Florida State's 31-13 win over Gators
- November 28, 2016

The junior was wearing a Heisman Trophy shirt after rushing for 153 yards on 26 carries in the 15th-ranked Seminoles' 31-13 victory over No. 13 Florida on Saturday night. Jonathan Isaac had 15 points and seven rebound for Florida State (5-1), which bounced back from its first loss of the season Thursday in Brooklyn. (more...)
Pacers send Clippers to first two-game skid, win 91-70 Pacers send Clippers to first two-game skid, win 91-70
- November 28, 2016

The Clippers were setting the pace in the National Basketball Association in terms of scoring defense with an average of 88.3 points allowed through the first eight games but watched that number grow to 106.2 over the last nine contests. Ferrell then hit two free throws for his first points of the night. Paul is averaging 19.3 points in the Clippers' wins, and only 10.7 points in their three losses. (more...)