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UCF Knights Hit Top 10 in College Football Playoff Rankings

Northwestern (7-4) of the Big Ten and Utah (8-3) of the Pac-12 have also clinched spots in their respective conference championship game, and Texas (8-3) could do the same in the Big 12 on Friday by beating Kansas . Do the Trojans actually show up and fight for their coach or just lay down and accept the inevitable? There does not seem to be a realistic path to the playoff for UCF. [Full Article...]

Johnson’s injury a concern for Lions after win over Panthers

Johnson’s injury a concern for Lions after win over Panthers Head coach head coach Ron Rivera of the Carolina Panthers watches his team against the Detroit Lions during the third quarter at Ford Field on November 18, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. That injury took away one of Detroit's most promising young players, but the Lions still had another one on the field in Golladay. Moore turned a short pass into an 82-yard gain in the third quarter and would ha... [Full Article...]

Djokovic outclasses Zverev and secures semi-final place — ATP Finals

Djokovic outclasses Zverev and secures semi-final place — ATP Finals Few anticipated such a blurred scenario after the Guga Kuerten group completed their second circuit. He will advance into the last four of the season-ending tournament for the eighth time if John Isner beats Marin Cilic in the evening session. [Full Article...]

Thompson wins LPGA finale, Jutanugarn wins Race to CME Globe

Thompson wins LPGA finale, Jutanugarn wins Race to CME Globe I'm really proud of myself". "When you look at all the trophy, of course I want to win everything if I can", said Jutanugarn, who earned three victories in 2018. Thompson had a chance to win the tournament previous year, but missed a short putt on the final hole to give Ariya the title. Thompson is the only player without a bogey through 36 holes and is on the way to expunging the memory of a mi... [Full Article...]

Yankees Acquire James Paxton From Mariners

Yankees Acquire James Paxton From Mariners Paxton had the second-highest fastball velocity among lefty starters in 2018, behind only that of Cy Young victor Blake Snell , while going 11-6 with a 3.76 ERA and 208 strikeouts in 160 1/3 innings. Now, it appears the Yankees have acquired the Paxton. He figures to headline New York's rotation from here on out. NY has been linked to Seattle Mariners lefty James Paxton for a while, and t... [Full Article...]

NASCAR to crown Cup Series champion at season finale

NASCAR to crown Cup Series champion at season finale His planned goodbye bash turned into a pity party. "It's a tough night, a tough way to lose", Truex said. "So it was just not all there the way that we needed it to, and sometimes it all falls into place and falls your way, and other times you've got to be able to go out there and go earn it, and we didn't have either". [Full Article...]

JR Smith on record believing Cavaliers are tanking

JR Smith on record believing Cavaliers are tanking The news comes in the wake of Smith telling The Athletic's Jason Lloyd that he doesn't believe the team is trying to win games. If Smith does not want to cost himself money, that would be an understandable position, but the idea he is protecting his Cleveland legacy seems far-fetched. [Full Article...]

Padres begin to trim 40-man roster by trading Colten Brewer

He hit.299/.413/.598 with seven homers in 104 plate appearances against younger competition in Double-A a year ago. The 26-year-old was a fourth-round pick in 2011 by Pittsburgh. The Padres have to protect minor-league pitchers Chris Paddack and Anderson Espinoza plus as many as five other top minor leaguers who would be Rule 5 eligible. [Full Article...]

Fans loved Rams-Chiefs 'Monday Night Football' instant classic

Fans loved Rams-Chiefs 'Monday Night Football' instant classic The game was ultimately moved to Los Angeles following concerns about the field condition at Mexico City's Estadio Azteca. "Until the final few seconds, you weren't really able to breathe". The game had opened and closed at 64, the highest over/under in an National Football League game since at least 1986, according to ESPN Stats & Information research. [Full Article...]

Gareth Thomas Victim Of Homophobic Attack In Cardiff

Gareth Thomas Victim Of Homophobic Attack In Cardiff Thomas, who revealed that he is gay in 2009, says he was attacked because of his sexuality. Gareth said: "I was the victim in my home city of a hate crime for my sexuality". Government data shows that reports of hate crimes against people on the basis of their sexuality jumped 27 percent past year, with nearly 12,000 incidents lodged with the police. [Full Article...]

Second-half surge brings England home against Japan

Second-half surge brings England home against Japan The arrival of Owen Farrell as a halftime substitute helped to change the flow of the game, though, and the English scored all of their points from the 56th minute - through three tries and 10 points from flyhalf George Ford - to survive a scare. [Full Article...]

Scotland vs South Africa - Report - Friendly 2018 - 17 Nov, 2018

Scotland vs South Africa - Report - Friendly 2018 - 17 Nov, 2018 But within two minutes Scotland paid the price for over-adventurous play with ball in hand in their own 22 as they were snagged and Springbok captain Siya Kolisi forced a turnover that set Pollard away for a try to make it 14-7. "Today we beat a team that's been on a great run and is really a force in world rugby". "The current world rankings don't indicate how tough it is to come and play her... [Full Article...]

Dramatic late five-minute fightback seals Netherlands draw against Germany

Dramatic late five-minute fightback seals Netherlands draw against Germany A point against bottom side Germany would ensure the Dutch safe passage to a semi-final showdown with either England , Portugal or Switzerland , and prolong the misery of Joachim Löw's winless ex-world champs who have already suffered their record number of losses for a calendar year. [Full Article...]

Chargers’ winning streak comes to an end in loss to Broncos

Chargers’ winning streak comes to an end in loss to Broncos But for one week, Broncos Country has bragging rights over Philip Rivers . Bosa's return, even if it is limited, figures to give a shot in the arm to a Chargers defense that had already been doing pretty well, with the team at 7-2 and winners of their last six straight games. [Full Article...]

Joerger reportedly on the hot seat on Sacramento

Joerger reportedly on the hot seat on Sacramento But according to Chris Haynes of Yahoo! Dave Joerger is now into his third season as head coach of the Sacramento Kings , which qualifies him as a long-term solution for a franchise on its fifth head coach in six years. In a statement in response to the report, Divac said: "Dave has our full support and confidence". Bagley has not started a game this season, averaging only 22.6 minutes a... [Full Article...]

Wizards Showing 'Willingness' to Trade John Wall and Bradley Beal

Wizards Showing 'Willingness' to Trade John Wall and Bradley Beal Washington has yet to shop their All-Star backcourt around, but it has become rapidly apparent that the team could part with either of them in order to turn the corner. The 28-year-old Wall is averaging 20.9 points, 3.3 rebounds and 7.9 assists, while the 25-year-old Beal is averaging 21.5 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.5 assists. [Full Article...]

Redskins QB Alex Smith Suffers Gruesome Leg Injury

Redskins QB Alex Smith Suffers Gruesome Leg Injury Manuel, Kellen Clemens , Josh Johnson and T.J. Redskins head coach Jay Gruden said that familiarity was part of the team's decision to go with Sanchez. The 32 year-old is 37-35 as a starter and has 86 touchdowns and 86 interceptions in his career. The Sanchez signing will come at nearly the exact six-year anniversary of the Butt Fumble Game, which took place on the night of Thanksgiving... [Full Article...]

NRL star Jarryd Hayne arrested over sexual assault allegations

NRL star Jarryd Hayne arrested over sexual assault allegations NSW Police confirmed the charge, which came after a woman lodged a complaint to the NRL Integrity Unit earlier this year. The pair had reportedly been messaging over social media before they met up on the night of the alleged assault. The incident is thought to have occurred following an encounter with a woman in the Hunter region on NRL Grand Final night in September. But his dream ende... [Full Article...]

Australia crush Italy to relieve the pressure on Cheika

Australia crush Italy to relieve the pressure on Cheika Eddie Jones is wary of the Wallabies threat. "We're always up for it. Love going to Twickenham, love the crowd hating us, we genuinely love it all, the boys love it, I love it". "We didn't come away with the chocolates but every game was a real tussle". "It would have been the worst result because we'd have learned nothing; absolutely nothing". [Full Article...]

Cousins: Vikings will have 'sense of urgency' after loss to Bears

Cousins: Vikings will have 'sense of urgency' after loss to Bears Bears safety Eddie Jackson had a 27-yard interception return for a touchdown, safety Adrian Amos also intercepted Cousins and outside linebacker Khalil Mack forced and recovered a fumble. He was routinely pressured and sacked twice and Cook finished the game with nine rushes for 12 yards. Tight end Adam Shaheen is active for Chicago after missing the first part of the season with a foot inju... [Full Article...]


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