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The incredible stat behind Argentina being drawn against Nigeria The incredible stat behind Argentina being drawn against Nigeria
- December 01, 2017

It's the fifth time that the Super Eagles will be playing Argentina in the group phase of the World Cup since their first appearance at US 1994. It is the fifth time Nigeria will be pitched against Argentina in the group stage of the World Cup. (more...)
Syracuse Orange: PAC-12 Championship; staff prediction Syracuse Orange: PAC-12 Championship; staff prediction
- December 01, 2017

As the Trojans played their best ball over the final third of the season, it was largely because of Jones, who rushed for 674 yards in four straight wins. USC quarterback Sam Darnold completed 21-of-26 passes for 316 yards and four touchdowns, and led the Trojans on six touchdown drives of 75 yards or longer. (more...)
Conte focused on Chelsea amid speculation of Luiz departure Conte focused on Chelsea amid speculation of Luiz departure
- December 01, 2017

Chelsea will be hoping to continue their great form on Saturday afternoon when they entertain a Newcastle United team desperate to end their winless streak. Antonio Conte's side is playing another home match as they are welcoming the Magpies who are struggling at the moment, and Chelsea is a big favorite to book the tenth Premier League win. (more...)
NCAA smacks Ole Miss with additional postseason ban, more scholarship cuts NCAA smacks Ole Miss with additional postseason ban, more scholarship cuts
- December 01, 2017

The show cause means any school wanting to hire Freeze and those coaches would have to appear before the infractions committee. At that time of his appointment, Luke called Ole Miss his "dream job", as a former Rebels player. SB Nation's Steven Godfrey is also reporting that "every coach" involved in the case has been given a show-cause order. Freeze, who was sacked in July for issues not related to the NCAA investigation, has received a show-cause penalty, though the length is unknown. (more...)
Brighton & Hove Albion v Liverpool Brighton & Hove Albion v Liverpool
- December 01, 2017

Whilst Liverpool will surely resist any kind of approach from the European champions for their star man, it is sometimes hard to keep hold of a player when Madrid come calling. Liverpool head to 10th-placed Brighton having won four of their last five league games. "They have unbelievable quick wingers for the counter-attacks, yes they defend deep and together, they play long balls, but they play football as well because they have the skill players for that, so it's a mix-up. (more...)
Mithali Raj says Virat Kohli is her inspiration - This is the reason Mithali Raj says Virat Kohli is her inspiration - This is the reason
- December 01, 2017

Veteran spinner Rangana Herath was ruled out of the crucial third Test due to a back injury. India were set a target of 364 at the Adelaide Oval. Interacting with reporters on the eve of the third and final Test, Chandimal said the Kotla wicket looked more or less like the Nagpur wicket, where the spin duo of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja helped India to an innings and 239 run win in the second Test. (more...)
Emre Can hits back amid Liverpool contract speculation: It's not about money Emre Can hits back amid Liverpool contract speculation: It's not about money
- December 01, 2017

However, Bierhoff - who now holds a role with the Germany national side - has suggested that Can is nearing a transfer to champions Juventus . He added: 'It is not about money, that's all I can say . Jurgen Klopp has previously spoke of Can's contract situation and made it clear that he would like the central midfielder to stay at Liverpool , though despite negotiations beginning in June 2016, no new contract has been agreed to yet. (more...)
Stolen $300G Ferrari recovered after thief begs for gas money, police say Stolen $300G Ferrari recovered after thief begs for gas money, police say
- December 01, 2017

The Ferrari 458 Spider was in bad shape, with cracked fins, a destroyed gearbox and vomit dripping down the side of the vehicle. Insurers paid the owner, Susan Friedman of Laguna Beach. Police said when they approached Rangel, who didn't appear to know how to put gas in the vehicle, he initially fled the scene. "After running away from the vehicle, the suspect was arrested behind the bushes at the entrance to the Holiday Inn", said Anthony Bertagna, spokesman for the Santa Ana Police ... (more...)
When Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar met Sushmita Sen When Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar met Sushmita Sen
- December 01, 2017

The 20-year-old is is flooded with Bollywood offers from filmmakers ever since she won. Pointing out that 61% women in Haryana were found to be anaemic, the CM expressed the hope that involvement of the beauty queen in the programme would help in improving women's health. (more...)
Root: Smith's laughter could be used as motivation Root: Smith's laughter could be used as motivation
- December 01, 2017

Smith spoke of his delight at his side's plan for Bairstow coming together when the wicketkeeper played a poor shot and was dismissed, but Root said it will spur England into life. If we scored 400 plus in that first innings and were really clinical with the ball when we had them seven down, I have every confidence we would have won that game. (more...)
Wenger expects Man Utd to attack Arsenal Wenger expects Man Utd to attack Arsenal
- December 01, 2017

The Red Devils will make the long trip to north London in the Premier League this weekend in search of a fourth successive Premier League win. They will not only defend. Ozil, told he will be staying with Arsenal come the January transfer window amid reports of interest from Barcelona, Chelsea and Manchester United for the playmaker who is out of contract at the end of the season, set up Olivier Giroud and Alexis Sanchez before scoring himself. (more...)
Sergio Garcia in contention after first round of Australian PGA Championship Sergio Garcia in contention after first round of Australian PGA Championship
- December 01, 2017

Grant Forrest and Scott Henry both had to settle for three-over 74s while Duncan Stewart signed for an 80 after dropping six shots in the last two holes. Scott used a broomstick putter when he won the Masters in 2013, but switched to a short putter after a ban on anchoring the putter against the body began in 2016. (more...)
MLB Rumors: Giants Meeting With Giancarlo Stanton's Representatives MLB Rumors: Giants Meeting With Giancarlo Stanton's Representatives
- December 01, 2017

Rosenthal notes that it is unclear at the moment if there is a deal in place, but Stanton would have to waive his no-trade clause to accept a deal out of South Florida. Spencer adds the Marlins did not make an ultimatum to Stanton, who does not wish to be part of a rebuild, but it was a way to inform the National League's Most Valuable Player that they have options. (more...)
Barkley makes Big Ten awards history Barkley makes Big Ten awards history
- December 01, 2017

A first-year starter from Corinth, Texas, he leads the nation with 25 passes defended and is tied for second in the country with two interceptions returned for touchdowns and 18 pass break-ups. Gesicki, a senior, is Penn State's career leader in receptions and receiving yards by a tight end. Jewell, a four-year starter from Decorah, Iowa, leads the Big Ten and ranks third nationally with 125 tackles this season. (more...)
Paul Clement urges patience with out-of-form Renato Sanches Paul Clement urges patience with out-of-form Renato Sanches
- December 01, 2017

Swansea City Manager Paul Clement has admitted that he will enter the January transfer market in a bid to strengthen his attacking options. "He is a player who is struggling for confidence and is struggling for form. But Clement said: 'We are working together to make this right for both sides, for them and for us as well. Sanches' struggle for form predates his spell at Swansea; he endured a torrid season in 2016-17, failing to register a goal or an assist in 25 games across all ... (more...)
Former Texas Tech coach Mike Leach linked to Tennessee job Former Texas Tech coach Mike Leach linked to Tennessee job
- December 01, 2017

Newy Scruggs of NBC Dallas/Fort Worth reports that the details of a contract are being worked out, and an agreement could be announced as early as Friday. In the last three seasons, however, the Cougars have gone 26-12 under Leach. Leach has served as Washington State's head coach since 2012. The 2015 Pac-12 Co-Coach of the Year was named the Cougars' head football coach on November 30, 2011. (more...)
No. 3 Michigan State Beats No. 5 Notre Dame 81-63 No. 3 Michigan State Beats No. 5 Notre Dame 81-63
- December 01, 2017

Jaren Jackson Jr. rose in the air and easily swatted Notre Dame star Bonzie Colson . Erin Mathias had 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Blue Devils (6-1), who won after giving up a 17-point lead in the second half. It hit 12 of 17 shots during the stretch, while limiting Notre Dame to 4-for-13 shooting. Farrell connected on a three to force a MSU timeout with its lead down to 10 in the early stages of the half. (more...)
Daniel Cormier to fight on UFC 220 card at TD Garden Daniel Cormier to fight on UFC 220 card at TD Garden
- December 01, 2017

The UFC announced Wednesday that Daniel Cormier will put his light heavyweight belt on the line against Volkan Ozdemir. Cormier (19-1) was reinstated as the 205 champ past year, after Jon Jones , who stopped him in their July rematch, tested positive for a steroid. (more...)
Florida State reportedly urging Jimbo Fisher to make a decision Florida State reportedly urging Jimbo Fisher to make a decision
- December 01, 2017

Texas A&M chancellor John Sharp told ESPN on Thursday following a board of regents meeting that the board is expected to reconvene in short order in order to approve a coaching hire. OR fans wouldn't be blamed if the last time they thought deeply about Texas A&M was three years ago, upon the Aggies' decision to back out of a home-and-home series in 2018-19. (more...)
Cleveland Cavaliers Game Recap: Not Enough Firepower Cleveland Cavaliers Game Recap: Not Enough Firepower
- December 01, 2017

Quicken Loans Arena had fallen silent, and it seemed like a late-game comeback was not out of the question. Former Cav Dion Waiters is averaging 15.4 ppg. Miami point guard Goran Dragic has played a big part in the Heat's recent success. Love continued his reign leading into the second quarter, where he added another 10 points to his stat line to push his game-high total to 32 in the first half. (more...)