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Beauden Barrett named World Rugby Player of the Year Beauden Barrett named World Rugby Player of the Year
- November 27, 2017

While it was the All Blacks who dominated last year's awards in winning team, coach and player of the year, this year it was the Black Ferns' turn. New Zealand's women picked up the women's player of the year, Portia Woodman, sevens player of the year, Michaela Blyde, and team of the year honours. (more...)
Formula 1 unveils new logo following Abu Dhabi GP Formula 1 unveils new logo following Abu Dhabi GP
- November 27, 2017

The new logo is supposed to represent "two cars racing across the finish line" according to managing director of marketing Sean Bratches. "With the new logo and identity that we build, we can take this and build up eSports, find a way to connect this audience and bring them in", said Norman. (more...)
Arrest made in apparent road rage shooting in Florida Arrest made in apparent road rage shooting in Florida
- November 27, 2017

He was booked at the Lake County Jail. After reviewing surveillance video, troopers identified a 2003 Camry belonging to Donald as being in the area at the time of the shooting and matching the description given by the victims, according to Sgt. (more...)
Crabtree, Talib ejected after fight breaks out between Raiders, Broncos Crabtree, Talib ejected after fight breaks out between Raiders, Broncos
- November 27, 2017

That was pretty amusing. Raiders players began pushing the Denver players circled around Crabtree, leading to a brawl between the teams. Crabtree and Talib were assessed unsportsmanlike conduct penalties and ejected. Gabe Jackson , a Pro Bowl offensive lineman for the Raiders, was also ejected for contact with an official. They got tangled up after a play and Crabtree took Talib down to the ground. (more...)
Arizona State Fires Head Coach Todd Graham Arizona State Fires Head Coach Todd Graham
- November 27, 2017

Graham could coach the Sun Devils in a bowl game next month, but it's not yet known if he will have the opportunity to do so. However, ASU has not finished with a record above.500 since 2014, finishing 6-7 in 2015 and 5-7 in 2016 before this seasons finish. (more...)
Panthers Jets Week 12 2017 score, highlights Panthers Jets Week 12 2017 score, highlights
- November 27, 2017

This was a game that they appeared to have in control early in the second quarter after jumping out to a 12-3 lead but Graham Gano missed an extra point that seemed to swing the momentum back to the Jets. Rivera added to the team's website: "It's exciting". NY tied it on its next possession on Catanzaro's 31-yard field goal - but the Jets should have had a touchdown. (more...)
Greg Olsen aggravates injury in first game back from broken foot Greg Olsen aggravates injury in first game back from broken foot
- November 27, 2017

The coaching staff was planning to limit Olsen's snaps against the Jets in hopes of avoiding this situation. Fantasy impact: With Kelvin Benjamin traded away to the Buffalo Bills and Christian McCaffrey still growing as a player, Olsen figures to get targeted a lot once he's back in the lineup and at full speed. (more...)
Julio Jones has big game as Falcons beat Bucs Julio Jones has big game as Falcons beat Bucs
- November 27, 2017

They enter this game on a two-game winning streak, but they're still just 4-6 on the year. Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman (concussion) has been ruled out for Week 12's contest against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The lost of Trufant moves Robert Alford into the top cornerback role and C.J. Nickelback Brian Poole also was lost for the game because of a lower back injury. (more...)
Mourinho admits to Pogba 'dilemma' as Man Utd struggle for spark Mourinho admits to Pogba 'dilemma' as Man Utd struggle for spark
- November 26, 2017

You don't need sometimes to play 40, 50, 60 minutes for the coach to have feelings and have data to analyse. Marcus (Rashford) did not have a happy match at all. The midfield maestro returned to action against Newcastle United in grand style, scoring and assisting a goal and pointing out the difference he makes to the Manchester United team. (more...)
France win doubles move 2-1 ahead in Davis Cup final France win doubles move 2-1 ahead in Davis Cup final
- November 26, 2017

There was wild scenes of celebration at the end of the game as Pouille collapsed on the court and was mobbed by his team-mates. But the efforts of Goffin, who won both of his singles' rubbers, were to prove immaterial thanks to Pouille's heroics. (more...)
Vermaelen to make first Barca league start in 22 months
- November 26, 2017

The question, of course, is if such a fun team is going to be able to overcome the juggernaut-like power of Barcelona . Barcelona play Valencia on Sunday but Valverde doesn't believe that it's a title decider at such an early stage of the campaign. (more...)
Florida targeting Dan Mullen Florida targeting Dan Mullen
- November 26, 2017

He also worked at Florida previously as an assistant during the extremely successful Urban Meyer era. The Florida Gators are targeting Mississippi State's Dan Mullen as its next head football coach, according to Pete Thamel of Yahoo! The Florida Gators missed out on the chance to hire former OR and National Football League coach Chip Kelly , as Kelly chose to go to UCLA instead. (more...)
Tennessee to hire former Rutgers, Bucs coach Greg Schiano, report says Tennessee to hire former Rutgers, Bucs coach Greg Schiano, report says
- November 26, 2017

Naturally, this meant that head coach Butch Jones was out on his ass before the season even ended, replaced by interim coach and MI failure Brady Hoke. Schiano, who had turned down overtures to take over the Miami and MI programs during the two prior offseasons, was fresh off leading the Scarlet Knights to four straight bowl berths at the time. (more...)
Cowboys release McFadden in flurry of moves amid 3-game skid Cowboys release McFadden in flurry of moves amid 3-game skid
- November 26, 2017

The move was "based on mutual discussions", NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported . McFadden tweeted his appreciation for the Cowboys shortly after news of his imminent release broke. "That's just what it is right now". The 10-year veteran will come with plenty of rust, though, having totaled 25 carries in just four games over the last two campaigns. (more...)
Matt Moore tasked with helping Dolphins take down streaking Patriots Matt Moore tasked with helping Dolphins take down streaking Patriots
- November 26, 2017

The Dolphins have gone more than a month since their last win, which came back on October 22 when they squeaked past the Jets, 31-28. "We will go through the next steps in the next few days or maybe next week". Backup quarterback Matt Moore will get his second start of the season for Miami. Jay Cutler's impromptu season keeps going from bad to worse. "It just helps really kind of speed up his mindset of how things are going to look, what the actual speed of the looks is going to be, just ... (more...)
Arizona State fires coach Todd Graham after six seasons Arizona State fires coach Todd Graham after six seasons
- November 26, 2017

From the moment he arrived in Tempe, Todd helped change the culture and emphasized the student in student-athlete here at Arizona State, elevating the program to unprecedented heights in the classroom and strong citizenship across the board. (more...)
Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus get along perfectly fine- Pep Guardiola Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus get along perfectly fine- Pep Guardiola
- November 26, 2017

The duo started the season operating in tandem at the head of City's attack but have not been named in the same starting XI since Aguero was briefly ruled out by a broken rib suffered in a vehicle accident in September. He rowed his position back in this regard, meaning Huddersfield could be in for a dose of double trouble. Manchester City are in Premier League action at Huddersfield this afternoon as they take on Huddersfield at the John Smith's Stadium and Pep Guardiola has opted to ... (more...)
Pacers' Victor Oladipo a no go against Celtics; X-rays on knee negative Pacers' Victor Oladipo a no go against Celtics; X-rays on knee negative
- November 26, 2017

In a span of 10 minutes, Boston went from trailing 56-47 to leading 82-70. Boston (18-3) outscored IN 37-16 IN the third quarter to turn a nine-point deficit into an 82-70 lead entering the final quarter. But after the break, the Pacers went cold, and Boston took advantage. Horford had 12 points during a period that saw IN record two three-minute scoring droughts. (more...)
Final votes cast in Queensland election Final votes cast in Queensland election
- November 26, 2017

Mr Dickson voted at Buderim Mountain State School on Saturday morning after admitting to AAP he was not confident of holding the seat on Friday. Media were blocked from entering a garage as Mr Dickson and Senator Hanson thanked supporters at a function in Buderim. (more...)
76ers rule out Ben Simmons against Magic due to swelling in elbow 76ers rule out Ben Simmons against Magic due to swelling in elbow
- November 26, 2017

The elbow injury isn't considered serious, with Simmons set to be re-evaluated on Monday. The Sixers have become all too familiar with injuries to their franchise cornerstones, including to Simmons. He had double-doubles in his only two games against Orlando last season, so look for the Philadelphia pivot to continue his roll. With Simmons out, it'll be interesting who head coach Brett Brown turns to at the starting point guard slot against the Magic. (more...)