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Arkansas fires Bielema moments following Missouri loss Arkansas fires Bielema moments following Missouri loss
- November 25, 2017

Missouri held off the Razorbacks 48-45 and secured its seventh win of the season after the Tigers started the year at 1-5. Bielema told reporters, "I was informed coming off the field that I will no longer be the coach at Arkansas". Former Arkansas athletics director Jeff Long - who was sacked on November 15 - hired Bielema away from Wisconsin in December 2012, in what was viewed as a major coup at the time. (more...)
No. 15 UCF hosts rival USF in 'War on I-4' matchup No. 15 UCF hosts rival USF in 'War on I-4' matchup
- November 25, 2017

We have to play at our best. The Bulls have plenty of offensive weapons to support Flowers with senior running backs Darius Tice (860 yards, 10 TDs rushing) and D'Ernest Johnson (715, seven) along with senior receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling (48 catches, 737 yards). (more...)
Jason Day one back at Australian Open as Jordan Spieth struggles Jason Day one back at Australian Open as Jordan Spieth struggles
- November 25, 2017

Spieth has not been able to get much going through two rounds, struggling in the wind and on the greens. Day's three-under 68 came as strong afternoon winds hit the course with the home favourite mixing three birdies with two bogeys in a front-nine 34. (more...)
Tom Brady expresses thanks for support and for biscuits Tom Brady expresses thanks for support and for biscuits
- November 25, 2017

The Patriots are coming off a 10-day, three city road trip and speaking on Friday, Tom Brady noted how the team needs its rest. It was good just to get a little extra treatment, and I'm feeling great this time of year. Cutler was forced to the sideline on the last play of the second quarter in Miami's 30-20 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers . Both players were listed as limited participants at practice on Friday, however their status for Sunday is listed as N/A. (more...)
Derrick Rose 'Seriously Re-Evaluating His Future in the NBA' Derrick Rose 'Seriously Re-Evaluating His Future in the NBA'
- November 25, 2017

Rose missed just six games over his first three National Basketball Association seasons with the Bulls, a stretch that culminated in the MVP award in 2011. He has since dealt with multiple knee injuries - including tearing his ACL in the Bulls' opening game in the 2012 playoffs - that has hindered his output over the years. (more...)
Florida moves on from the Chip Kelly sweepstakes Florida moves on from the Chip Kelly sweepstakes
- November 25, 2017

Kelly, meanwhile, is reportedly a distinct possibility to fill the coaching vacancy at UCLA. According to CBS Sports , there is "certain amount of urgency" for both Kelly and his future team to get a deal done because the new early signing period begins in less than a month. (more...)
TCU beats Baylor 45-22 in Bears' season finale TCU beats Baylor 45-22 in Bears' season finale
- November 25, 2017

Hicks did punch the ball in from four yards out to give the Horned Frogs their first points of the game with 9:02 remaining in the first quarter, but he was otherwise a complete non-factor on Friday. Baylor's season is over at 1-11. This time , the Sooners and Horned Frogs will meet at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The 9-2 Horned Frogs can clinch a spot in the Big 12 Championship Game on December 2 with a win over Baylor on Friday. (more...)
Pitt stuns No. 2 Miami behind freshman QB Kenny Pickett, stout defense Pitt stuns No. 2 Miami behind freshman QB Kenny Pickett, stout defense
- November 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
- November 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
- November 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
- November 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"
- November 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
- November 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
- November 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
- November 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
- November 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%'
- November 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
- November 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
- November 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
- November 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...)