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Final Four notebook: Fans provided spark at just the right time Final Four notebook: Fans provided spark at just the right time
- December 15, 2017

However, Penn State rallied to win the second set 25-23. After falling behind 2-1, the Huskers rallied to win the fourth and fifth sets over Penn State to advance to the National Championship. "Being that was the one match that we lost all season, I think we need to use and watch even more video on and watch the matches they lost". Husker setter and Papillion native Kelly Hunter recorded 47 assists in addition to 23 digs. (more...)
Marijuana charges against UGA linebacker dropped Marijuana charges against UGA linebacker dropped
- December 15, 2017

He is sixth on the team with 35 tackles, including 2 1-2 for losses. Patrick and a teammate were arrested during a traffic stop just hours after the Bulldogs won the Southeastern Conference championship. A video of the incident showed Stanley acknowledging the marijuana was his and pleading with officers not to charge Patrick. Mark Schlabach obtained a photo showing the amount of marijuana that was discovered in Patrick's seat. (more...)
Cricket rocked by 'serious allegations' of fixing as third Test begins Cricket rocked by 'serious allegations' of fixing as third Test begins
- December 15, 2017

ICC anti-corruption unit general manager Alex Marshall said the governing body is taking the allegations "extremely seriously" but it was not able to find any "evidence" of spot-fixing that might take place during the WACA Test. However, ex-Australian player Mike Hussey told Fox Sports News he would be "very surprised" if the Ashes spot-allegations proved to be true. But the opening session was overshadowed by an explosive report in England's The Sun newspaper which alleged that two ... (more...)
Aaron Rodgers says he's been medically cleared to return Aaron Rodgers says he's been medically cleared to return
- December 15, 2017

His return couldn't come at a better time. With the postseason still within reach, the Green Bay Packers can have their All-Pro passer back. See how Twitter reacted to the news. 5 seed Carolina, home against Minnesota and then at Detroit in a Week 17 game that could possibly be for that final playoff berth. Mike McCarthy believes the biggest credit to quarterback Aaron Rodgers' return to action goes to. (more...)
Oklahoma Running Back Rodney Anderson Will Not Face Charges After Rape Accusation Oklahoma Running Back Rodney Anderson Will Not Face Charges After Rape Accusation
- December 15, 2017

Anderson is the leading rushing for the Sooners this year and is a threat in both the running and passing attack of Oklahoma. The Sooners play the Georgia Bulldogs in the Rose Bowl Jan. "They need to take the proper time to go through everything they have". Anderson, 21, denied he forced himself on the woman. She says she tried to get away to put clothes on, but he followed her and asked what she was doing. (more...)
Oregon's Royce Freeman will not play in Las Vegas Bowl Oregon's Royce Freeman will not play in Las Vegas Bowl
- December 15, 2017

And, now, the departure of coach Willie Taggart to Florida State . Royce Freeman isn't going to roll the dice on the Las Vegas Bowl . "I like to see players play", Cristobal said. The Oregon Ducks have been one of the top scoring programs in the country over the last several seasons. The Las Vegas Bowl will be his chance to show off what he has. (more...)
Hewitt to make Australian Open comeback Hewitt to make Australian Open comeback
- December 15, 2017

For me to be around there and going about it in a different way, I'm going to really enjoy it.' Groth, who achieved a career-high singles ranking in August 2015 at No. "He is not just someone I know through tennis, he is a great mate". "That's what the Australian Open is about", Hewitt told News Corp Australia on Friday. (more...)
Kristaps Porzingis left, didn't return to Nets game with knee soreness Kristaps Porzingis left, didn't return to Nets game with knee soreness
- December 15, 2017

The question now is whether they are going to have to do it without Kristaps Porzingis . "I'm walking around. I should have some bad pain right now, but I'm not". "If he's not feeling great, let's not make it any worse". "I'm not giving myself no deadline", Hardaway said before the game. The question is whether they also will be without Porzingis. (more...)
Robert Woods (shoulder) a full participant in Rams' practice on Thursday Robert Woods (shoulder) a full participant in Rams' practice on Thursday
- December 15, 2017

The Seattle Seahawks picked up a key divisional victory earlier this season in Los Angeles, but the Rams are actually 4-3 over the last seven meetings in the series, and 6-4 against the spread over the last 10. Thus, the Rams would walk out of Century Link Field with a win as the likely champions of the NFC West. Gurley should be more than a decoy, he should be the Rams biggest weapon that they can pull out of their pocket at any time. (more...)
John Dorsey: Sashi Brown 'didn't get real players,' cutting Kenny Britt easy John Dorsey: Sashi Brown 'didn't get real players,' cutting Kenny Britt easy
- December 15, 2017

As (coach) Bill Parcells would always say, 'You are your record.' And you know what? Dorsey says he has watched six Mayfield games and brought up names like Russell Wilson and Chase Daniel. DePodesta was hired by the Browns in an effort to ignite "Moneyball" culture turnaround as the doormat franchise looked to implement more analytics in making personnel decisions. (more...)
Alvin Kamara gets in a full practice Alvin Kamara gets in a full practice
- December 15, 2017

Saints do-all running back Alvin Kamara was at practice today after sustaining a concussion against the Falcons. The tweet was posted when he was fresh into the NFL's concussion protocol. PFF previews the top player matchups of the game. The Falcons' win over the Saints puts them one game back of winning the division title, and the Saints and the Carolina Panthers now share first place of the lead. (more...)
Man piloting drone out of sight crashed it into US Army helicopter Man piloting drone out of sight crashed it into US Army helicopter
- December 15, 2017

He was flying recreationally and did not hold a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) remote pilot certificate, the officials said. The collision occurred near Hoffman Island, just off Staten Island. Tantashov also flew his drone in an area where helicopters are routinely present. A 1.5-inch dent was found on the leading edge of one of the helicopter's four main rotor blades and parts of the drone were found lodged in the helicopter's engine oil cooler fan. (more...)
Drop in Florida's citrus forecast spurs more calls for relief Drop in Florida's citrus forecast spurs more calls for relief
- December 15, 2017

Citrus grown in Florida primarily ends up in juice form on kitchen tables throughout the world. The Ledger reports that when Florida will recover as the major supplier of orange juice to the US market depends on when the state's citrus trees will return to pre-Irma production. (more...)
Itau Unibanco Holding SA (NYSE: ITUB)
- December 15, 2017

As a general rule, an RSI reading over 70 would signal overbought conditions. Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. ( ITUB ) is at 41.24. The stock had a trading volume of 14,394,117 shares, compared to its average volume of 11,153,624. The share price has moved away from its 20 days moving average at the rate of -2.80% and its 50 days moving average returned -5.24%. (more...)
Ashes exile Stokes hits form in New Zealand Ashes exile Stokes hits form in New Zealand
- December 15, 2017

Stokes, banned from worldwide duties over an alleged fight outside a nightclub, is seeking to retain match fitness with a stint at New Zealand provincial side Canterbury.He had struggled for runs with only 36 in three one-day outings, but hit a rich vein of form helping Canterbury to 217-9 against Otago. (more...)
Auburn RB Kamryn Pettway Will Miss Peach Bowl Due To Injury Auburn RB Kamryn Pettway Will Miss Peach Bowl Due To Injury
- December 15, 2017

Auburn enters the game with a 10-3 record, giving it a chance to secure an 11-win season for just the seventh time in program history and "get some momentum for next year". "I think it does nothing but help with all of the above". "I'm very blessed to be the head coach of the Auburn Tigers", Malzahn said. But it doesn't mean they won't be in it next year or the year after that. (more...)
Decreases Position in Progressive Corp (NYSE:PGR)
- December 15, 2017

The Progressive Corporation (NYSE: PGR ) closed at $55.15 a share in the latest session and the stock value rose nearly 55.35% since the beginning of this year. Closing price generally refers to the last price at which a stock trades during a regular trading session. The shares were sold at an average price of $41.55, for a total value of $45,705.00. (more...)
'This Should Be My Last Season at Monaco' Says Fabinho 'This Should Be My Last Season at Monaco' Says Fabinho
- December 15, 2017

Monaco sold numerous stars of last season's title winning team - including Benjamin Mendy, Bernardo Silva and Kylian Mbappe - with many believing Fabinho would also depart as Manchester United were continually linked. United chose to sign Matic, while PSG stood pad and instead acquired attacking-minded players such as Neymar and Kylian Mbappe. 'Normally, it's my last season at Monaco. (more...)
Met Éireann issue new rainfall weather warning for five counties Met Éireann issue new rainfall weather warning for five counties
- December 15, 2017

Heavy showers during tomorrow and Thursday is said to bring hail, sleet and snow at times, with collections of ice predicted. More snow and ice could be on the cards for Donegal again today, following a series of weather warnings from Met Eireann. (more...)
Roger Goodell's new contract will be his last as National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell's new contract will be his last as National Football League commissioner
- December 15, 2017

Goodell has been the league's commissioner since 2006, and recently signed a five-year contract extension worth $40 million per year. Lockhart also noted Goodell will spend time helping the league identify his potential successor over the next seven years. (more...)