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by | November 12, 2016 | 08:32

Opponents of a ME proposal to legalize recreational marijuana said Wednesday they are readying a request for a recount if the race is called in favor of the ballot initiative. Even the financial industry's reluctance to do business with marijuana businesses may soon disappear. If you're counting, that's now 29 states with some form of legal marijuana , giving access to more than 1 in 5 Americans.

by | November 11, 2016 | 01:49

He hit big shots. Houston is 4-3 on the season - they can thank their porous defense for those three losses - but they have one of the most efficient offenses in the National Basketball Association - arguably on par with Golden State and Cleveland - with Harden in his new role.

by | November 11, 2016 | 01:43

An £80m world record transfer to Real Madrid followed, where he helped the club end their hunt for an elusive Decima. "It is a very important moment in my professional life", he added. "We need to win, too". 'You never know. I want to stay here and finish here. I know this is my penultimate contract. If I gave him two assists, he would score twice.

by | November 10, 2016 | 02:30

McEvoy, who won his first Melbourne Cup with Brew in 2000, got Almandin home from the Tony Martin-trained Irish stayer Heartbreak City, ridden by Hong Kong-based Brazilian jockey Joao Moreira. This was Heartbreak City's first ever run in the race and he came so close to doing what Max Dynamite couldn't do in 2015 by claiming the cup. But following an exhaustive 18-month rehabilitation Williams invited them back into the ownership after Almandin booked his Melbourne Cup ticket with ...

by | November 10, 2016 | 02:25

Moore said, "we have to put together some longer drives and some drives that put some points on the board so (the defense) has time to get off the field". And LSU punted. In all, LSU punted eight times. We hope you already have your tailgating party plans in order because you're going to want to be ready for this game! Alabama: LSU coach Ed Orgeron said earlier this week that Alabama might have the best defense in college football history, and he might be right.

by | November 10, 2016 | 02:23

He completed 25 of 34 passes for 344 yards and tossed four touchdowns to tie a career high. However, Atlanta fans will be cautious given what happened last season. The improvement in production could be down to a second year with offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan, who has allowed Ryan to run a no-huddle more often, with the whole attack looking in more command of the playbook.

by | November 10, 2016 | 02:22

Jeffery had a TD opportunity but lost the one-on-one contest in the end zone to force the Bears to settle for a field goal in the second quarter, and had one ball go off his helmet. Even though Floyd didn't always get home, he was always showing his speed and his motor. "At times I don't even feel safe". Brandon Marshall holds two of the three highest reception totals in a single game in National Football League history, including the record with 21 against the Colts in 2009.

by | November 10, 2016 | 02:18

Then again, we are also just a few games into a very long National Basketball Association season and there are likely to be lots of twists and turns ahead for Wade and the Bulls. Not to be outdone, Dwight Howard made the most of his Atlanta homecoming and logged a vintage double-double - 11 points and a whopping 19 rebounds - as the Hawks coasted in their 114-99 win over the Washington Wizards.

by | November 10, 2016 | 02:15

On the La Jolla campus of University of California - San Diego , about 500 students and chanted Trump's name with an expletive. Protestors in Oakland also burned an effigy made to resemble Trump. University of OR students were out late, marching, chanting, playing music and yelling profanities to express their disdain for Trump's victory. Demonstrators will likely be chanting and flashing signs with the words "Trump says get back, we say fight back!" or "No to racism, sexism and war!" ...

by | November 09, 2016 | 09:22

The former Seahawks receiver and kick returner didn't catch a pass Monday night - his first game since ending a brief retirement - but he did catch up with former teammates. "I have to go out there and do my job, do my part". I went for the ball, that's where I went. "The holder still had it so I didn't hear (any) whistle", Sherman said.

by | November 09, 2016 | 09:20

Kohli's men are all fired-up to repeat a 1993 whitewash but they will have to use the DRS system wisely in order to get the best results out of it. He is more experienced than his 19 years suggest. "You wonder if a 19-year-old, coming on tour, will be overawed but he hasn't been at all". "He's one of those natural run-scorers". He has developed quickly.

by | November 09, 2016 | 09:19

In addition to high drafts picks for both players, the Blue Jays will also receive an extra pick after the first round in next June's amateur draft. Bautista put up a.234/.366/.452 slash line with 22 homers and 69 RBI in 517 PA. But the vast majority of his production occurred in the first half of the season, when he hit.298 with a.372 on-base percentage, 16 home runs and 42 RBIs.

by | November 08, 2016 | 06:19

However, Dolphins coaches have been impressed with Ajayi's work ethic and preparation since that point, and it has paid off. Ajayi has been on fire the past two weeks with 418 rushing yards and three touchdowns against the Steelers and Bills.

by | November 08, 2016 | 06:16

He and the Montreal Canadiens were soundly defeated by the Columbus Blue Jackets by a staggering 10-0 final. Sixteen Columbus players picked up at least one point, led by Cam Atkinson, Nick Foligno, Scott Hartnell and Josh Anderson with two goals apiece.

by | November 08, 2016 | 06:16

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane hopes he will benefit in the long-term from his spell on the sidelines after making his return from injury in Sunday's 1-1 draw at Arsenal. They are also without a win in four league games but manager Mauricio Pochettino said his side had shown resilience in avoiding defeat through a hard month with key players missing.

by | November 08, 2016 | 06:15

Dan Gosling celebrates scoring Bournemouth's opener Victor Anichebe wheels away in delight after equalising for Sunderland 1. He might have scored twice too but had one shot saved by Jordan Pickford and poked another chance just wide.

by | November 07, 2016 | 01:48

The front-loaded contract paid him $6 million this year. Bouye, Anderson tried to make a cut just before contact, planted his right foot and his knee buckled slightly as he then was tackled. I don't know if this will prevent the Broncos from seeking other options at the running back position after Sunday, but I hope it doesn't. "We think he has a chance to help us really quickly", Kubiak said.

by | November 07, 2016 | 01:39

Getting Cutler back "was huge", said linebacker Sam Acho. Consequently, we didn't play real good offensively. The Lions are a game out of the Wildcard at the midway point of the season. Howard has shown the ability to be a three-down back and the ability to run, catch and block. "We're ready to play some football now". "We fought our butts off".

by | November 06, 2016 | 06:04

Huff said he was aware of those laws, but not aware enough. When asked Wednesday whether he believes every player in the league carries a gun, Huff said, "I do". "Is it something that I condone?" Is it something that I would expect? No. "No, it's not", Pederson said. "I'm disappointed for the choices they make".

by | November 06, 2016 | 05:58

He said he hopes to pursue hosting weekday games in a limited manner. Across all FBS leagues, there are 65 Friday night games scheduled in 2016, a number that has been rising in recent years. "We are receptive to an occasional day game on the day after Thanksgiving". There are a variety of reasons why, among them, we know how important high school football is to hundreds of communities across the commonwealth.

by | November 05, 2016 | 06:30

Penn State University was slapped with a record-setting fine Thursday by the U.S. Department of Education for the school's handling of the Jerry Sandusky scandal. The 239-page report reviews a period from 1998-2011. "The empowerment and opportunity afforded to Sandusky by his connection to Penn State to predate young boys can not be overstated", the report says.

by | November 05, 2016 | 06:28

Like Sunday's game, it's hard to predict; it can change quickly, and in the end it might not be satisfying. He booted a ball through the uprights that appeared to win it, but Cincinnati coach Marvin Lewis had called time out just before the snap.

by | November 05, 2016 | 06:28

Lovullo is the third previous member of the Red Sox to join the D-backs this offseason, following Hazen and assistant general manager Amiel Sawdaye, who headed Boston's scouting department. Lovullo started his minor league managing career in the Cleveland Indians organization in 2002. With today's hire, the Rockies are the only team now looking for a manager.

by | November 05, 2016 | 06:28

Gone are the days of trash talking between the Ravens' Ray Lewis, Ed Reed, Shannon Sharpe, Bart Scott and the Steelers' Hines Ward, Ryan Clark, Troy Polamalu and Joey Porter. "He's a unique, unique running back", Pees said Thursday. "I feel a lot better now than I did when I first came in in Week 4, even back then in preseason", he said.

by | November 04, 2016 | 06:26

Djokovic, the three-time defending champion, rallied past Grigor Dimitrov 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 in two hours, 24 minutes to reach the quarterfinals. Earlier on Wednesday evening, World No. John Isner advanced in three over qualifier Struff, he now takes on countryman Sock and in the final quarterfinal Friday it's home favorite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga against Milos Raonic .

by | November 04, 2016 | 06:26

Alvarez has had a lot to say in regards to McGregor over the last month, and had a bit more to say today, but let's face it - this was the McGregor show. McGregor said they are "doing big things" in the market and believes next Saturday will break gate and attendance records for MSG. "But for sure it's a positive announcement, I know people are going to enjoy what he has to say".

by | November 04, 2016 | 06:24

Rooney scored his in the 89th minute, turning, taking a touch and swinging his right foot with power to send the ball on its way. Mourinho said that he had warned his side ahead of the game the clash in Istanbul would be completely different to the meeting of the teams in England two weeks ago, which United won 4-1.

by | November 04, 2016 | 06:23

Alderweireld has been among the Premier League's very best defenders for Southampton and then for Tottenham over the past two seasons, and this campaign he appears to have improved even further. Yes, for the first time this season there is what appears to be a clear top four, containing four teams who have opened a small yet significant gap, who all look more than capable of staying where they are and - just as importantly - are pursued by teams who don't look equipped to reel them in.

by | November 03, 2016 | 07:01

GETTYLindsay Lohan has insisted her new accent is 'no big deal'Lindsay unveiled her new accent as she spoke to reportersRelated articles It's a mixture of most of the languages I can understand . While you try to figure out what that combination is, Lindsay has already given it a name. She lived in the city with her now-ex-fiance Egor Tarabasov and she began spending most of her time in Greece following their split last summer.

by | November 02, 2016 | 08:46

It was hardly the most dramatic moment of the showdown, but in the second presidential debate this year, Donald Trump not only boasted about all of the millions of dollars he was giving his campaign, he also challenged Hillary Clinton to follow his lead.

by | November 02, 2016 | 08:46

You'll get to act in movies. Keep these voices inside your head and use them as fuel every single day when you wake up. " You'll be the enemy to a lot of people simply because you're not from around there", Allen writes in his letter to himself.

by | November 02, 2016 | 08:41

In the preseason coaches poll released last week, IU received the second most votes of teams outside the top 25. United Kingdom also garnered two first-place votes in that poll. Kansas is ranked No. 3 to start the season in the AP rankings. Tennessee dropped out of the poll altogether on February 22, a day after suffering its 11th loss of the season, 57-56 at LSU.

by | November 02, 2016 | 08:39

This year a new chapter opens as both teams have been rejuvenated by rookie QBs. With every win it gives him more time to get right. I feel I owe it to Eagles fans to pick against the Birds, because they never win when I pick them to win, as I have been reminded.

by | November 01, 2016 | 04:24

It must be even worse when the teams travel thousands of miles just to tie. The Washington Redskins and Cincinnati Bengals were left to rue the ones that got away after playing out a rare tie at Wembley on Sunday. In many ways, the Redskins players who will wake up sore Monday were more frank about their failure for a second week to seize a victory well within their reach.

by | November 01, 2016 | 04:22

National Basketball Association fans can also look forward to LeBron James adding statistics and accolades to his name this season as he continues to make the case for the best National Basketball Association player of all time. Blinking back tears, LeBron James extended his right ring finger, the one sparkling with 400 diamonds, and touched the championship banner. It was Derrick Rose and Carmelo Anthony driving the team - they shot a combined 12-of-20 in the first half , the rest of ...

by | November 01, 2016 | 04:21

Conte's team were in complete control now and Costa almost made it three when he volleyed narrowly wide at the near post before Hazard's drive drew a smart stop from Forster. This was Chelsea's fourth Premier League match since Conte switched to the 3-4-3 formation that served him so well in Italy - four games, four wins, 11 goals scored without reply.

by | November 01, 2016 | 04:17

How it went down:-The Bills took their opening drive down the field with relative ease, but were held to a field goal after a Jerome Felton catch and run led to a 1-and-goal from the Patriots six-yard line. The headline news from Sunday is that Gronkowski became the Patriots' all-time franchise leader for touchdowns with 69. It was Gronkowski's 69th career touchdown reception, setting a Patriots record.

by | October 31, 2016 | 02:26

Bonucci was linked with a number of clubs, including City in the summer, but nobody in the Premier League was prepared to meet his valuation of £60 million at that time . This has led to a lot of fickle fans questioning the Dutchman's credentials meaning this week's home game against West Ham is a must win game to recapture their early season form.

by | October 31, 2016 | 02:21

If Mourinho had been hoping that teams lower down the table would roll over for United, that certainly won't be the case where Burnley are concerned, who happily go toe-to-toe with any team they meet. "Not an injury. Sometimes I confuse the meaning fit in the English language, sometimes fit means that you aren't injured". Mourinho said Mkhitaryan "is training with the team 100%".

by | October 31, 2016 | 02:17

Outlasting the Bucs made it two wins in a row almost 3,000 miles from Oakland after last weekend's 33-16 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars. On the offense, Tampa Bay is averaging 21.3 points and 365.3 yards per game. He was eligible to begin practicing with the team last week but Del Rio said Wednesday that Edwards had not been cleared yet. FLAGS, FLAGS AND MORE FLAGS: The Raiders hurt themselves repeatedly with penalties, including a delay of game on first and goal from the Tampa Bay and ...

by | October 30, 2016 | 11:37

After four games without a win, Manchester City will be desperate for victory when they welcome Southampton to the Etihad Stadium in Sunday's Premier League clash. "Obviously, against Everton we could have won easily, everybody knows that, even if it was 1-1". I like him."Southampton travel to Manchester on the back of an unlucky 1-0 defeat at Inter Milan in the Europa League on Thursday, but with excellent Premier League form, including a four-game unbeaten run which has taken them up to ...

by | October 29, 2016 | 11:09

The expectation is, well, even more bedlam than usual. First baseman Mike Napoli said it was the Indians' largest plane this year. "We have a mandatory workout tomorrow, so we're going to be at the ballpark", Maddon said. But he had an encouraging checkup with Dr. Daniel Cooper on October 17 in Dallas, clearing the way for a rushed return by way of the Arizona Fall League.

by | October 28, 2016 | 13:45

Despite trailing 4-0, Manchester fans were the loudest and that sparked the Chelsea manager into marching up and down the touchline urging the Chelsea crowd to make more noise. "So I called the fans to give the players a great clap after this kind of performance". It's very normal. We live with emotions. The result sees United sitting in seventh place, five points behind league leaders Manchester City and four points off the top four.

by | October 28, 2016 | 13:42

Feeding Rodgers the ball not only exploited a 49ers rush defense that had given up 174.5 rushing yards per game, but it also helped take the pressure off Winston, who produced another strong game. But given San Francisco's shortcomings in all three phases, Cleveland might be better. These guys obviously believe the team's abysmal record doesn't represent the true quality of the 49ers in 2016.

by | October 28, 2016 | 13:42

The mega-bucks package was put to Rooney and his advisers previous year but he wanted to stay at United. And Rooney, with question marks surrounding his United future, is reportedly seen as the man to fill that void. Three Lions have dropped him to the bench too. He knows he has not been good enough lately, and it is probably clearer in his mind than anybody else's that he is no longer delivering performances worthy of Manchester United .

by | October 27, 2016 | 21:23

Even though the 26-10 scoreline would indicate that the Packers had it all their own way, that was not the case, and through the opening three quarters just field goal separated the teams. "I firmly, firmly believe in Blake Bortles , without a doubt", Bradley said Monday, a day after a 33-16 home loss to Oakland. For his career, Carr has completed 61 percent of his passes in 38 starts for 8,865 yards and 65 touchdowns with 28 interceptions.

by | October 27, 2016 | 21:21

Edmonton is rolling along to start the season at 4-1-0, while the Jets have won twice in overtime for their 4-2-0 record. The Jets were on a power play with Nurse in the penalty box for cross-checking when Winnipeg defenceman Dustin Byfuglien couldn't get his stick on a loose puck in the Oilers end.

by | October 27, 2016 | 21:21

Kershaw said the Cubs "know every pitch that I throw in every count and every situation". The right-hander, out since September 9 with a strain to his right flexor musculature, is making progress in his throwing program, manager Terry Francona said on Friday.

by | October 27, 2016 | 21:19

But I feel that everybody is on the same page this year, everybody wants the same goal and there aren't hidden agendas. ∫ First against a top-five team since 1999 against Arizona. If Penn State wins out, the Nittany Lions will have their first 10-win campaign since 2009. If they all finish 8-1 in the conference and the Buckeyes beat Michigan , Penn State - which has already lost to the Wolverines - would be eliminated from three-way tiebreaker because of a worse overall record.

by | October 27, 2016 | 21:17

They were at 10-under 203 at Macau Golf and Country Club. Lang had a 72, highlighted by a long birdie putt on par-3 eighth. Lurking behind the two Americans is Kim In-kyung of South Korea, who is at nine-under after a 69 on Saturday. The two-time European Solheim Cup player added a 20-footer on the par-4 10th for a four-stroke margin and was five ahead soon after. "I three-putted and that kind of spooked me".