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Pitt stuns No. 2 Miami behind freshman QB Kenny Pickett, stout defense Pitt stuns No. 2 Miami behind freshman QB Kenny Pickett, stout defense
- Ноября 24, 2017

A road game against an unranked opponent the day after Thanksgiving to close out the regular season proved to be a lethal situation for the Miami Hurricanes . Pickett was the first true freshman quarterback to start for Pitt since Pat Bostick did it in 2007, and he showed confidence and poise, making big plays with both his arm and feet. (more...)
Colin Kaepernick Spends Thanksgiving Day in Alcatraz in Support of Native Americans Colin Kaepernick Spends Thanksgiving Day in Alcatraz in Support of Native Americans
- Ноября 24, 2017

Every year we participate in a tradition that is rooted in tragedy. And also thank you to @mann1e & @oocelestialoo for the help connecting. "I just said "we had a relative among us called Colin Kaepernick and I trust that as good relatives we're not going to crowd him too much and give him some space". (more...)
Joshua: Fury a 'nutjob', but I'd knock Wilder out with one punch Joshua: Fury a 'nutjob', but I'd knock Wilder out with one punch
- Ноября 24, 2017

Joshua had been training in Dubai's heat - with temperatures lingering just below 30°C in recent days - in a bid to keep in shape as he prepares for his next challenge, after winning his 20th professional bout by beating Carlos Takam last month. (more...)
Lionel Messi Awarded 4th European Golden Shoe, Ties Cristiano Ronaldo Lionel Messi Awarded 4th European Golden Shoe, Ties Cristiano Ronaldo
- Ноября 24, 2017

Lionel Messi , who beat Cristiano Ronaldo and other strikers in Europe to the Golden Shoe last season, has now received his record-equalling trophy. Hundreds of media had gathered by the red carpet before the gala with the hope of asking Messi about his future, but the Argentine global entered through a side door as teammates Luis Suarez, Sergio Busquets and Andres Iniesta posed for photographs. (more...)
Zidane: Zidane: "I've missed Bale. I wish he was back with us"
- Ноября 24, 2017

But right now, the only thing that matters is that he recovers well and gets back to full fitness.He's important for us and he knows that. The Frenchman said: "We know what Gareth can give us, he is very strong, very powerful, technically very good". (more...)
Guardiola Wary Of 'Complicated Huddersfield' As Man City Look To Extend Lead Guardiola Wary Of 'Complicated Huddersfield' As Man City Look To Extend Lead
- Ноября 24, 2017

Sergio and Gabriel didn't play all the games - normally both are better - but it's good. 'This is the best moment in his career? Sterling has often been criticised for his finishing in the past but is averaging a goal every 89 minutes this season following his victor in Tuesday's 1-0 victory over Feyenoord in the Champions League . (more...)
Buhari not stopping anyone from contesting - Tinubu Buhari not stopping anyone from contesting - Tinubu
- Ноября 24, 2017

The APC national leader was also received by a large crowd of party supporters from where he proceeded to the residence of the leader of Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Reuben Fasoranti, where a meeting was held. On why he was in Akure at this period to meet with the Yoruba leaders, Tinubu said he was there to acknowledge the leadership of Pa Reuben Fasoranti as a great leader of the Omoluwabis (responsible or respectable people). (more...)
Villanova Advances to Battle 4 Atlantis Championship Villanova Advances to Battle 4 Atlantis Championship
- Ноября 24, 2017

It was a one-point game with 15:07 remaining, but the Wildcats exploded to build their double-digit lead. Donte DiVincenzo added 12 of his 14 points in the second half. "If you told me before the game we would have only given up 27 points by the half, I would have taken it", Western Kentucky coach Rick Stansbury said. (more...)
Sevilla's comeback against Liverpool sparked by coach's prostate cancer admission Sevilla's comeback against Liverpool sparked by coach's prostate cancer admission
- Ноября 24, 2017

Liverpool took a 3-0 lead at half-time, but the Sevilla players were told of Berizzo's diagnosis which appears to have spurred them on to claim a point with a dramatic comeback. Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu offered Barcelona's medical team to Sevilla on Wednesday to help in the treatment process of their manager, Eduardo Berizzo. (more...)
Klopp backs Alberto Moreno - 'I told him I trust him 100%' Klopp backs Alberto Moreno - 'I told him I trust him 100%'
- Ноября 24, 2017

Moreno gave away the free-kick for the first then let Wissam Ben Yedder coast in front of him to head home before he fouled the same man to give the hosts a penalty soon after. Ahead of Liverpool's clash with Chelsea on Saturday, Klopp leapt to the left-back's defence, saying he could have made a change earlier in Andalusia. (more...)
Trump to play golf 'quickly' with Tiger Woods Trump to play golf 'quickly' with Tiger Woods
- Ноября 24, 2017

The US president is spending Thanksgiving in Florida . Trump apparently was referencing Giants defensive end Olivier Vernon kneeling before Thursday night's game against the Redskins in Washington, when tweeting in part: "Can you believe that the disrespect for our Country, our Flag, our Anthem continues without penalty to the players". (more...)
Valentine Holmes scores six tries as Australia book World Cup final place Valentine Holmes scores six tries as Australia book World Cup final place
- Ноября 24, 2017

Fiji had failed to score in either of the two previous semi-finals against Australia but scrum-half Api Koroisau at least prevented a hat-trick of whitewashes by kicking a seventh-minute penalty to give his side the lead. Tempers flared after former Australia playmaker Jarryd Hayne's early hit on Slater and Apisai Koroisau put Fiji in front with a penalty in a frantic start, but that proved to be a false dawn. (more...)
Marsh joins Warner on Australia's injury-watch list Marsh joins Warner on Australia's injury-watch list
- Ноября 24, 2017

Caameron Bancroft will get a chance to make his Test debut for Australia and is in line to open the innings with vice-captain David Warner . "Jake has bowled well when he's had opportunities on the tour and the way he goes about things on these surfaces could be really challenging for the Australians", skipper Joe Root said. (more...)
Eric Cantona Has Paid Paul Pogba The Ultimate Compliment Eric Cantona Has Paid Paul Pogba The Ultimate Compliment
- Ноября 24, 2017

Manchester United are expected to splash the cash once more in the summer with Antoine Griezmann being linked. Every time he touches the ball he surprises you. Lukaku also suffered a frustrating goal drought during the two months Pogba was out injured, but scored upon his return to the side against Newcastle last weekend. (more...)
Mixed Results for Chelsea, United and Celtic In Champions League Mixed Results for Chelsea, United and Celtic In Champions League
- Ноября 24, 2017

Willian scored twice on his 200th appearance for the club with Eden Hazard and Cesc Fabregas also finding the net in their 4-nil victory at Qarabag. "Also, when people hear the complaints of the coach, also someone has to help us - the press, the TV, to underline this unusual situation". Said former teammate Frank Lampard of the 26-year-old Belgian playmaker on BT Sport: "Goals is the one question mark really - we speak about him regularly and the number of goals he gets". (more...)
Kerala U-19 women win in just one ball against Nagaland! Kerala U-19 women win in just one ball against Nagaland!
- Ноября 24, 2017

It was a Super League Group B encounter. What was more embarrassing for the Nagaland side was that they won the toss and chose to bat but were later bundled out for just two runs in 17 overs. Shourabhya P took a brace of wickets, also without conceding a run. Sandra Suren and Biby Sebastin bagged a wicket apiece in their two overs. Kerala reached 5 for no loss in 0.1 overs while chasing 3 for a win with Ansu S Raju not out on 4. (more...)
Zaheer Khan and Sagarika Ghatge host a low-key wedding reception Zaheer Khan and Sagarika Ghatge host a low-key wedding reception
- Ноября 24, 2017

Both have been friends since early days of their playing career. Bombay Times reported the Zaheer-Sagarika wedding would be a "homely affair". In the same evening, they threw a grand party in which cricketers and B-Town were present. Out-of-favour India spinner Harbhajan Singh who was teammate of Zaheer in the Indian team and also with Mumbai Indians. After staying tight-lipped about their relationship for long, Zaheer and Sagarika went public about their relationship in April 2017 ... (more...)
Alshon Jeffrey on his former Bears Super Bowl appearance promise Alshon Jeffrey on his former Bears Super Bowl appearance promise
- Ноября 24, 2017

What's wild is the one-year contract for Jeffery fell into the laps of the Eagles. The Bears may be second-guessing their decision to let a Pro Bowl-caliber receiver depart in free agency. On Sunday night at Dallas, Jeffery caught four catches for 67 yards and a touchdown. Jeffery has 38 catches for 567 yards and six touchdowns. Then again, statistical milestones don't seem to be what drives Jeffery. (more...)
McQuaid Scores 20, Michigan State Beats DePaul, 73-51 McQuaid Scores 20, Michigan State Beats DePaul, 73-51
- Ноября 24, 2017

Bridges suffered a sprained ankle on Sunday against Stony Brook. Again, MSU was able to counter DePaul's "right hook" as they went on their second 7-0 run of the game that included two Jaren Jackson Jr . DePaul: The Blue Demons have opened the season with a hard slate. The Spartans held DePaul without a field goal for more than 10 minutes and expanded the lead to 20 points, 65-45, on an alley-oop dunk from sophomore forward Nick Ward , courtesy a great deliver from Tum Tum Nairn. (more...)
Former Wimbledon champ Jana Novotna passes away Former Wimbledon champ Jana Novotna passes away
- Ноября 24, 2017

Novotna, who lost her battle with cancer on Sunday aged 49, was famously consoled by the royal after losing the 1993 final against Steffi Graf, having led 4-1 in the final set. She touched a high world ranking of number two and became the oldest first time Grand Slam singles champion at 29 years and nine months when she won Wimbledon in 1998. (more...)