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No. 3 Clemson tries to win 2nd straight ACC, seal CFP spot

You can argue that they should, mind you, but they won't. "That's not where we're at mentally". "We know we're playing a well-coached, talented football team, but we didn't ... CBS Sports' list of the top signal callers who could enter the 2017 draft probably looks a lot like the rest out there, with North Carolina's Mitch Trubisky, Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer and Miami's Brad Kaaya all in the top four. Read More »

Nico Rosberg finally world F1 champion status

Deliberately slowing the pace, hoping Rosberg would be overtaken by the Red Bulls or Ferraris, was the Englishman's only chance of winning the championship. That is the rules". "Those last couple of laps, with those two behind and knowing if I dropped behind them it was over - not enjoyable!" There was never a moment that I felt that I was going to lose the race. Read More »

Ohio State holds firm to 2nd in CFP rankings

The Broncos will play OH on Friday for the MAC title, while the Mids will host Temple in the AAC championship game. Assuming the Buckeyes are a lock, and it looks good for them, and Clemson doesn't get upset by Virginia Tech in the ACC title game, the debate for the committee when it gathers in Texas on Saturday night to watch games and discuss the only rankings that matter will be Pac-12 or Big Ten. Read More »

Ex-NFL player Joe McKnight fatally shot, suspect in custody

McKnight's vehicle and one driven by Ronald Gasser , 54, were found side by side at the intersection, Sheriff Newell Normand said . Witnesses to the incident on Thursday in Terrytown , Louisiana said McKnight was trying to apologise when he was shot by Gasser, according to reports. Read More »

Wenger expects Arsenal to regain momentum after Cup blow


It was decided on Thursday that Cazorla needed an operation despite the fact Wenger had said last week he was hopeful the Spain global would be back in contention in a fortnight. We did not forget how to play football, we didn't forget how to be creative. The Chilean struck three times in the final quarter of the game to help stretch the Gunners unbeaten run to 13 Premier League games. Read More »

Tiger Woods wasted little time switching back to his Scotty Cameron putter

Tiger Woods evoked memories of his glory days by firing a bogey-free seven-under-par 65 yesterday at the Hero World Challenge in his second round after a 16-month back surgery layoff. Woods teed off first but alone and in last place Friday after England's Justin Rose withdrew . Tiger Woods started his third round with three consecutive birdies. Read More »

Joe Flacco on Ravens' loss to Cowboys: 'We should beat this team'


The Cowboys faced first-and-30 after starting with the four punts when Prescott scrambled for 12 yards, threw a 12-yard pass to Bryant and then a 41-yard deep ball to Brice Butler , who hauled it in at the Baltimore 7. "We should beat this team", said Flacco, who completed 23 of 35 passes for 269 yards and that Smith TD. Minnesota's XAVIER RHODES had a 100-yard interception-return touchdown and CORDARRELLE PATTERSON had a 104-yard kickoff-return touchdown in the Vikings' 30-24 win over ... Read More »

Clay Matthews calls Monday night's shoulder injury a "cheap shot"

Listen, that's not a threat. But the end of the day, it's about getting the first down and him being smart with it. We all want to win. The Packers ran the ball on four third downs , converting the first three. "I wasn't a fan of it", Matthews said of Barbre's block. He draws a lot of double-teams. Mentally he's good. Physically he's good. These night games... Read More »

Alan Branch Wins Suspension Appeal: Latest Details and Reaction


The New England Patriots defensive tackle won his appeal, and will not serve a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's drug policy, according to multiple reports. "That's why I'm appealing it", Branch said following the Patriots' 22-17 win over the Jets in Week 12. During his time on the field this season, Branch has racked up one sack and 39 tackles. Read More »

India brush aside England for 2-0 series lead

Indian test cricket team captain, Virat Kohli , left, and Parthiv Patel celebrate as India beat England on the fourth day of their third cricket test match in Mohali , India , Tuesday, Nov. "It was a good toss to win but if you get bowled out for 280 you won't win games". On day two, you are 5-160 and your lower order steps up. For Kohli, it was the 12 Test victory in 20 matches (an outstanding success rate of 60 percent, more than any other Indian skipper) and two more wins will see ... Read More »

Trade Rumor: Nerlens Noel Linked to Portland Trail Blazers


Yes, they would be giving up quite a bit, but to obtain a player of Klay Thompson's caliber, as well as the addition of a solid backup center to replace Noel and Okafor, this swap would be worthwhile for the Sixers. However, the talk regarding this rumor has been that if this trade takes place, it would probably be closer to the National Basketball Association trade deadline, so Zeller's current status would not be a hindrance to this as a possible trade that could go down early next year. Read More »

Dozens of hearses to take Colombia crash victims toward final flight home


One of the suspended officials, Marcelo Chavez, the regional director of the agency that controls air traffic in Bolivia, told The Associated Press that an inspector for the agency had pointed out irregularities in the airlines' flight plan, including the fact that the aircraft's fuel capacity was barely enough to fly directly to Medellin. Read More »

England Gives Gareth Southgate Contract As Coach


The new England manager has revealed one of the footballers who has claimed he was sexually abused as a young player was a teammate. Southgate used the All Blacks as an example to follow on Thursday, when his unveiling meant a meeting with England rugby union coach Eddie Jones had to be postponed. Read More »

National Football League players to support charities, raise awareness with custom cleats


Kirk Cousins will wear cleats to support anti-human trafficking causes . Chiefs' safety Eric Berry who will tell his story about his battle with cancer and raise awareness for Hodgkin's Lymphoma. "One of the great NFL traditions is how our players passionately support important causes in their communities and around the globe every year", said Roger Goodell , NFL Commissioner. Read More »

Brewers sign Eric Thames, designate slugging 1B Chris Carter

I'm excited to be here. "His journey, thus far, is inspiring", Counsell said. "You always respect and admire someone who has gone through a journey like this", Counsell said. "As we evaluated the market this year and the areas where we can add players to help us accomplish that, we noted that Eric could be one of those players". Read More »

Check Out This Advent Calendar Filled With Cheese

Upon Googling it, I did however come across lots of people asking the same question I had. The idea comes from the food blogger Annem Hobson who decided that she's had enough of the chocolate variety and wanted a change. You better brie-lieve it (sorry). Now the only thing left for her to do was to craft a home-made advent calendar box. All the cheeses I purchased would not be going off till way past the 24th December. Read More »

Nick Young exits with Achilles strain, to undergo MRI


Young has had a resurgent season thus far under first-year coach Luke Walton by averaging 14.1 points on 45.8 percent shooting in 26.4 minutes as a starter. It was odd to see Davis play so many minutes in a blowout, especially after having played 40-plus minutes in each of his last two games as well, but it was certainly a welcome surprise for fantasy owners. Read More »

All-Star Game will no longer determine home-field advantage in World Series


The new MLB Collective Bargaining Agreement, a tentative five-year labor deal that would expire in 2021, was reached early this morning. For the Cubs, that rule change would have come in handy during the 2016 Fall Classic, as they didn't get home field advantage despite winning nine more games than the Cleveland Indians. Read More »

Game between Kings and 76ers postponed due to condensation


A date to make up the game was not immediately announced . The Sixers game against the Kings scheduled for Wednesday night was postponed. "It's an extremely unfortunate situation", Wells Fargo Center president John Page said. "I think he doesn't get enough credit for the way that his approach to the game and the way that he's carrying himself and conducting himself has greatly improved". Read More »

Jessica Ennis-Hill set for 2011 world title from Daegu


CAS banned Chernova, 28, for three years and eight months, with all her results over a two-year period from the world championships in 2011 now void. While last year's initial sanction stripped Chernova's results up to 14 August, 2011, two weeks prior to beating Ennis-Hill in South Korea, CAS has ruled she must now forfeit her gold medal after an analysis of her biological passport dating back to 2009 showed evidence of blood doping. Read More »

Bills are stingy in having just 6 giveaways in 11 games


Asked if Watkins could see a bigger role this week against Oakland, Lynn said, "Well, I mean, the guy has a broken bone in his foot ". The development is potentially concerning for Watkins, who missed nine games because of lingering foot soreness stemming from offseason surgery to fix a broken bone in the left foot. Read More »

Les Miles Out As Purdue Candidate


UH also plans to interview two in-house candidates - interim coach/defensive coordinator Todd Orlando and offensive coordinator Major Applewhite, the Chronicle reported. Fertitta said he has received numerous calls from those close to the Baylor program voicing support for former coach Art Briles. "It's alright, it's business, but I'm not going to accept it this time", Fertitta told the Triple Threat about coaches leaving for bigger schools. Read More »

Pistons too strong for Hornets in National Basketball Association


Boston had won five of seven. Andre Drummond had 20 points and 17 rebounds against Boston after being ejected early in Tuesday's 112-89 victory at Charlotte for a flagrant elbow. In the first meeting between these two teams, Morris scored a team high 24 points. They are just 2-8 on the road, however. Small forward Nicolas Batum , who missed Saturday's win over the Knicks with a corneal abrasion, played on Monday and finished with six points. Read More »

Del Potro fires Argentina to Davis Cup


Juan Martin Del Potro brought Argentina level in the Davis Cup Final against Croatia by winning his reverse singles rubber. But to the delight of the traveling fans, which included football legend Diego Maradona, back stormed del Potro to win the remaining three sets in a marathon contest lasting four hours and 53 minutes. Read More »