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by | December 07, 2016 | 00:39

The Chicago White Sox and Washington Nationals have advanced deep in trade discussions involving Chris Sale , according to a source . Sale did everything in his power to make the White Sox a contender, finishing in the top six of AL Cy Young Award voting in each of the last five seasons.

by | December 07, 2016 | 00:37

Croatia will take a 2-1 advantage into the last day of the Davis Cup final after winning Saturday's doubles against Argentina in Zagreb . On Sunday, Juan Martín del Potro brought a big point for Argentina at the end of the marathon that lasted almost five hours, winning in front of Marin Cilic with 6-7 (4/7), 2-6, 7-5, 6 -4, 6-3.

by | December 07, 2016 | 00:36

As things stand, PSG are firm favourites to do so because their two away goals in a 2-2 draw at the Emirates gives them a superior head-to-head record. Arsenal finished in first place in Champions League Group A after beating Basel 4-1, while Paris Saint-Germain settled for a surprise home draw to close out the group stage on Tuesday.

by | December 06, 2016 | 10:29

Two years ago, he and the Big 12 were told that a 13th data point and conference title game were key determining factors in TCU and Baylor missing the first playoff, something that haunted the conference. It's a dream matchup , one that in another postseason format - the Bowl Championship Series, for example - would have yielded a memorable title-game pairing.

by | December 06, 2016 | 10:27

Thought he set me up pretty well, actually, Boult wasn't swinging any so I was moving across even further and then he got one to come back quite late. Travis Head struck a fifty to help Australia post 8 for 324. In a game-changing moment, Watling dropped a hard chance down the leg-side when Smith was on 13 and moments later the Australian skipper was given not out after being hit on the pads by Boult.

by | December 06, 2016 | 10:26

If O'Korn is pressed into playing again and can't make the Buckeyes respect the pass, it is hard to envision the Wolverines being able to move the ball well enough only on the ground to earn a win. The Utah Utes remain in the College Football Playoff rankings despite losing 30-28 to Oregon Saturday. Washington climbed back to No. 5 despite its loss to USC less than two weeks ago, and Wisconsin climbed to No.

by | December 06, 2016 | 10:26

But no matter where the former world No. 1 finishes this week - he's now nine shots behind pace-setting J.B. Holmes and ahead of just one player in the elite 18-man field at Albany Country Club- he'll take far more positives away from this week than negatives into next year.

by | December 06, 2016 | 10:21

Jimmy Butler scored 26 points, Dwyane Wade had 24 and the Chicago Bulls beat LeBron James and the slumping Cleveland Cavaliers 111-105 on Friday night. Washington's Bradley Beal made a three-pointer to give Washington a 103-102 lead with 53.4 seconds to play. More than a half-hour before the Cavaliers' team buses arrived shortly before 5 p.m., dozens and dozens of cameramen, reporters, hangers-on, arena staffers and team employees crowded an entry corridor and hallway.

by | December 06, 2016 | 10:19

Second-and-long, deep in Ottawa territory, Bo Levi Mitchell flung a pass toward Calgary receiver Kamar Jorden. Get excited CFL fans, because it's time to see the best teams in Canadian football take the field to battle it out for the Grey Cup 2016! Burris threw for 2,419-yards this season, with 180 completions and 12 touchdown passes.

by | December 05, 2016 | 02:12

Jos Buttler, arriving at the crease with his team reeling on 78-5, clobbered Jadeja over his head for six and smacked a boundary to bring up England's 100. Rashid, the next man in, was hit on his pads with the first ball ball he faced before another incoming short pitched ball forced him to offer an easy top edge to Umesh at fine leg.

by | December 05, 2016 | 02:10

The Stampeders rolled into the final at Toronto's BMO Field after a 15-2-1 season touched by tragedy with the death of Mylan Hicks . The Redblacks, at 8-9-1, were the first team to finish first in a division with a losing record. Helped by a coach's challenge that kept the first Ottawa drive going, Burris scored the game's first touchdown on a one-yard rush. If I was in that situation, I'd probably be doing the same too.

by | December 05, 2016 | 02:05

Through three quarters, Kaepernick completed one of his five passes, for a total of four yards. Gabbert was 4 of 10 for 35 yards in his first action since relinquishing the starting job after five games. Said Kaepernick, "I think the weather was something that definitely played a factor". A second-half surge helped the Bears to a 26-6 win over the 49ers, extending San Francisco's losing streak to 11 games.

by | December 05, 2016 | 02:05

The game was livening up and Herrera had a golden chance to double United's lead, his left-footed strike from close range bouncing off the woodwork after Michael Carrick's cross had been cleared into his path. "We aren't getting the results we deserve", Mourinho said, in what is becoming a familiar post-match reaction. If you come to Goodison Park and you get a point in other circumstances I don't think it's a bad result because it's a hard place to play, but we were the best team by far ...

by | December 05, 2016 | 02:03

He was charged by officers the following day. "He will appear at Barkingside Magistrates Court on Tuesday, December 13". Carvalho, who came through Sporting's youth ranks, is wanted by Citizens boss Pep Guardiola as a long-term replacement for fellow midfielder Toure, who has played just games this campaign.

by | December 05, 2016 | 01:54

Teammate Nico Rosberg duly won the world championship by finishing second to his British teammate, but the German said he endured a "horrible" race at Yas Marina. The Austrian said he would sleep on the controversy but he also wondered whether there might be a case for giving the drivers more freedom to race rather than seeking to control them.

by | December 04, 2016 | 02:16

George Coetzee matched Hanson for the lowest round of the day and was tied fourth on the leaderboard with fellow South African Keith Horne on nine under par. But Brandon is playing handsome golf and I know I will have to bring some good stuff to beat him", Schwartzel said. "You know, final rounds are a different kettle of fish", said Schwarztel.

by | December 04, 2016 | 02:16

Both appear to be improving as the season goes along. Oklahoma State tight end Blake Jarwin lifts teammate Chris Lacy up after a Cowboys' touchdown during the football game between K-State and Oklahoma State in Bill Snyder Family Stadium on September 24, 2016.

by | December 03, 2016 | 11:24

Connor Wickham was unfortunate not to double that lead when he forced Fabianski into a sublime save with a powerful header, before Sigurdsson levelled things up nine minutes before the break via a superb free-kick from 20 yards, after Jason Puncheon was adjudged to have fouled Cork.

by | December 03, 2016 | 11:24

Their preference would be a current Power 5 head coach who can restore the explosive offenses OR football was known for while also providing balance on the defensive side of the ball. Troy Dye, freshman linebacker, said, "I mean he's the guy who recruited me - came into my house - told my family he had my back, and I had his back".

by | December 03, 2016 | 11:24

At least 71 people were confirmed dead when a plane crashed in the mountains of Colombia. Atletico Mineiro have said that they will not play their last game of the Brazilian Serie A football season against Chapecoense out of respect for their devastated rivals.

by | December 03, 2016 | 11:22

When will the semi-final and final ties be played? The first leg will take place in the week commencing 9 January 2017 and the second leg follows in the week commencing 23 January 2017, with a place in the final at Wembley at stake. The congested programme is likely to heighten the Tigers' need to bring in additional recruits in the January transfer window, with Phelan's options already far from plentiful for a key final month of 2016.

by | December 03, 2016 | 11:21

England won all three internationals during their tour of Australia to extend their unbeaten record under Jones and have since maintained their winning sequence on home turf. Australia's World Cup final second row pairing of Douglas and Rob Simmons will be reunited for the first time since the France match less than a fortnight ago but the omission of Arnold is a tough blow for the Brumbies big man who has had a fine year to date .

by | December 03, 2016 | 11:17

But repeatedly it was more like "You take one, I'll gladly the other". Towns, a Piscataway native who played at St. Joseph (Met.) before taking Kentucky to the Final Four as a freshman, had a career-high 47 points and 18 rebounds on Wednesday for the Timberwolves.

by | December 03, 2016 | 11:16

But I used to work for Doc Rivers in Boston, and he told me, 'I never want to go into a Game 7 when the best player is on the other team.' We had the best player. Wade wouldn't divulge the details of that uniform, only insisting that James was a "stand-up guy, so he's going to let you guys get your moment, everyone is going to get their moment".

by | December 03, 2016 | 11:14

Towns felt he could do more , citing his three missed free throws, failure to secure other rebounds and errant shots that contributed to the Timberwolves' latest defeat, his 66th since being selected with the first overall pick of the 2015 NBA Draft.

by | December 03, 2016 | 11:11

Maxwell said on Thursday that he had been disappointed at some of the decisions by Wade, his captain in the Victoria state side, to bat ahead of him in matches this year. "I got a hundred from No.8 for Victoria so there is always opportunities to get runs wherever you are in the order but the way the Vics have been going you're generally coming in trying to set a total up or trying to win the game with not many runs to get".

by | December 03, 2016 | 10:49

Feb 7, 2016; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) drives to the basket past Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins (15) during the second half of the Celtics 128-119 win over the Kings at TD Garden. But he wasn't the only player who thought the league ultimately made the right decision. More than an hour later, an announcement finally came that the game was postponed .

by | December 02, 2016 | 03:52

Kane is the ninth Spurs player to sign a new contract this season and, as usual, Pochettino posed with his arm around the shoulder of the England striker. " You can tell in training that he wanted score goals ", the Swansea City midfielder was quoted as saying by beIN Sports . "It's been a tough week to go out of the Champions League and lose at Chelsea, but we've still got plenty of games left in the Premier League".

by | December 02, 2016 | 03:50

Woods said he is, in fact, enjoying the pre-tournament nerves. On top of that, most of my career I've played steel. I had played feeling worse and won golf tournaments. "Once we are inside the ropes, it's a different story". "It's a long time away and, of course, we all expect so much". Now we are there to compete.

by | December 02, 2016 | 03:50

But on paper, OR was pretty justified in its decision. Oregon's season came to a close on Saturday with a disappointing 34-24 loss to rival Oregon State. In 2015, the Ducks went 9-4 and then lost the Alamo Bowl where TCU mounted a 31-point comeback. Brady Breeze wasn't a part of the culture that sent the Oregon Ducks to two national championship games.

by | December 02, 2016 | 03:48

The Wolverines, No. 5 in the latest CFP rankings , could also go to the playoff if either Washington or Clemson loses in respective conference championship games. Linebacker Jason Cabinda said this week of Barbour's September 28 comments: "Something people outside the locker room don't get to see is how you grow with these coaches , get to know their families".

by | December 02, 2016 | 03:48

Dillashaw, and Tim Kennedy, as well as former Bellator president Bjorn Rebney. There have been rumors and grumblings and hints about an MMA or UFC fighters union for years. Seriously. I watch a lot of movies. My lawyer (James Quinn) - he's the best in this kind of situation - he told me I'm a free agent. Cerrone said the group was something that needed to be done and while he still has a UFC contract, he's scared to death.

by | December 02, 2016 | 03:47

We have confidence, because we are doing well, but we have a lot of respect for Hull because they are a Premier League team and we will play away from home. "It wasn't our day and it perhaps wasn't meant to be, but we'll regroup and focus on the important game we have on Friday". "Middlesbrough have had a few positive results against big teams recently".

by | December 02, 2016 | 03:47

Midfielder Nampalys Mendy, who was signed from Nice to replace the influential N'Golo Kante after his move to Chelsea, has made just one appearance due to injury. Claudio Ranieri gives team news ahead of the weekend, before paying respect to Brazilian side Chapecoense. Seven years later, they celebrated winning a first-ever Premier League title following an extraordinary campaign where everything fell into place, to the delight of neutrals everywhere.

by | December 02, 2016 | 03:45

Nevertheless, Jay will venture back into the spotlight after that Cardinals-to-Padres trade last December for Jedd Gyorko relegated him to regional-market-only status due to the Padres' struggles. His numbers bear no discernible splits, which only makes him more valuable to a manager like Joe Maddon , who is known for his mix-and-match philosophy when it comes to his club's roster.

by | December 01, 2016 | 00:07

The team's performance justified Bilic's belief that they could get a result in the middle of a hard stretch and forgettable opening third of the season. The hallmark of a title-winning team is not so much their aptitude for winning big games, but rather their ability to dismiss lesser teams with relative ease.

by | November 30, 2016 | 00:14

It was the Italian tyre company's 24th day of 2017 tyre testing this year and saw 96 different prototypes tested over 331 laps between the three teams. "It's done and it's in the past". " For the final test of the year, we had five F1 race drivers sample our 2017 prototypes as we completed the development programme with three cars at the same time ", said Paul Hembery.

by | November 30, 2016 | 00:08

Chernova , 28, was also banned from the sport for three years and eight months after her blood results were analysed. Russian runners Ekaterina Sharmina and Kristina Ugarova also received doping suspensions based on evaluation of blood samples in their biological passport profiles.

by | November 30, 2016 | 00:07

Griffin's first start with the team lasted only three quarters before he was knocked out of the game with a broken bone in his non-throwing shoulder. "We're still evaluating our team as we go through it". I go through all of those emotions. I am not a phony and I am human like everybody else, so that is just part of it. "You have to take them one at a time, ".

by | November 29, 2016 | 17:58

But after the upset of Ohio State, things quickly turned toward the sunny side of expectations. " The coaches were fired up because if they beat Michigan State , and if Ohio State (won), then they will be in the Big Ten championship". In his final game at Beaver Stadium , Bell helped spearhead a defense that kept Michigan State out of the end zone and held the Spartans to just 87 yards after halftime.

by | November 29, 2016 | 17:52

The 28-year-old finished with 27 points, 18 rebounds and 14 assists in an electrifying display at Madison Square Garden - his third straight triple and 45th of his career. The Knicks led by 11 in the first quarter and things were coming easily, with Joakim Noah finding Porzingis for two lobs in the second period. "At the end of the day it's always tough knowing that we lost the game on the glass".

by | November 29, 2016 | 17:51

Sure, the work he has done with Chris Jericho has been entertaining and, some may suggest, the best element of the Monday night staple for months. Zayn took offense to that and called Foley a hypocrite. Late in the match, Anderson and Woods battled it out with Anderson rolling up Woods and grabbing his tights. Just about every time Charlotte Flair and Sasha Banks have stepped into a ring against each other over the past four months, there have been plenty of fireworks.

by | November 28, 2016 | 15:41

It was - somehow - business as usual Monday as Strong had his 30-minute news conference, carried live by the Longhorn Network. Texas can still make a bowl game - its first since 2014's Texas Bowl loss to Arkansas - if it beats visiting TCU on Friday.

by | November 28, 2016 | 15:34

October 30: Mourinho is sent to the stands during a 0-0 draw with Burnley after verbally abusing Mark Clattenburg. He is later charged by the FA for the incident. 'We all want to win just as much as each other. Ander Herrera, now firmly settled into the Man United starting lineup, bemoaned the fact that West Ham goalkeeper Darren Randolph chose Old Trafford to have the best game of his season, following in the footsteps of Lee Grant, Tom Heaton and Petr Cech.

by | November 28, 2016 | 15:32

It didn't appear that anything major was said, but apparently something about the Browns wideout didn't sit right with Jenkins. Jenkins (5-10, 198) didn't consider Pryor (6-4, 223) a significant challenge earlier this week. Nope. The highly-paid corner doubled down on the trash talk with a cringeworthy tweet. We will see Sunday. "Other than that, I saw [Jenkins] play against A.J.

by | November 28, 2016 | 15:32

Here's my opinions on the matter. Still, the Tigers are 24-point favorites, so we shouldn't overstate how good of a game this could be. Colorado is also on pace to play Washington in the title game, and either one will lose there or before getting there.

by | November 28, 2016 | 15:28

Juve's third league defeat of the season meant their lead at the top was cut to four points over AC Milan who won 4-1 at Empoli Saturday. A chaotic corner was knocked down for Rigoni to fire a volley goalwards and when Alex Sandro attempted a clearance, the Brazilian only managed to shin the ball over the line and into the roof of his own net.

by | November 27, 2016 | 17:48

MI head coach Jim Harbaugh was heavily criticized of the officiating. Harbaugh spent eight minutes with the media making frequent use of the word "bitter", upbraiding the officials. "The team never stops believing", Gaia said, as he was talking about Penn State trailing 6-0 early in Saturday's game against Michigan State and 12-10 at halftime.

by | November 27, 2016 | 17:42

Freshman quarterback Jake Bentley , who had guided the Gamecocks to a 4-1 record since taking over at midseason, was under relentless pressure and completed only 7 of 17 passes for 41 yards and an interception. His six touchdown passes were the most ever by a Clemson quarterback against SC and matched the school record he set against North Carolina in 2014.

by | November 27, 2016 | 17:40

Cruz said before the fight: "Terry Flanagan is a true World Champion and will defend his title with everything he has". Cruz will have his chance to claim victory this Saturday in a match against WBO World Lightweight champion Terry Flanagan.