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Sports Kevin Durant (ankle) ruled out for Saturday
Author: 0 Kevin Durant (ankle) ruled out for Saturday

Curry scored 26 of his 33 in the second quarter of a blowout against the Chicago Bulls on Friday but struggled for most of Saturday's game before finding his rhythm coming out of halftime, going 5 of 9 with two 3-pointers. Andre Iguodala, another option to fill Durant's stead, is listed as probable against New Orleans with a sore left knee. DeMarcus Cousins scored 15 points with seven rebounds.

Sports The moments that mattered in Oklahoma's 59-31 win over West Virginia
Author: 0 The moments that mattered in Oklahoma's 59-31 win over West Virginia

After not starting on the team's opening offensive possession, Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield finished his final game in Norman 14-of-17 for 281 yards and three touchdowns. But upon review, it was determined that Stanley touched the ball just inside the 45 and the Sooners were awarded the ball due to the illegal touch.

Sports MI starts QB John O'Korn against No. 8 Ohio State
Author: 0 MI starts QB John O'Korn against No. 8 Ohio State

Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett (16) scores a touchdown, defended by MI defensive lineman Chase Winovich (15), in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Nov. The Wolverines had an answer in the third quarter when Karan Higdon capped a 51-yard drive with a 2-yard scoring plunge, but Quinn Nordin's extra point was blocked.

Sports Jackson fuels Louisville's rout of Kentucky
Author: 0 Jackson fuels Louisville's rout of Kentucky

After taking an eight-yard run out of bounds near the end zone Jackson received a late shove from Kentucky linebacker Jordan Jones . Jackson managed 34 more yards than the Kentucky offense in the loss. Jackson and Louisville running back Malik Williams were cited for the Cardinals, while Jones and Johnson were penalized. Jackson and the Cardinals went up by two touchdowns shortly afterwards.

Sports Nebraska coach Mike Riley wants another chance with Cornhuskers
Author: 0 Nebraska coach Mike Riley wants another chance with Cornhuskers

The change in leadership with the football program comes months after Nebraska made a change at the top of the athletic department. After decades of success with Tom Osborne, many Nebraska fans still believe the Huskers should be one of the premier programs in the country.

Sports How £89million Star Could Line up for Manchester United - Jose Wants him
Author: 0 How £89million Star Could Line up for Manchester United - Jose Wants him

Unfortunately for the former Dortmund man, he has fallen so far down the pecking order that Jose Mourinho hasn't even included him in his squad for the games against Newcastle and Basel . "I think they give what they can", the Portuguese said. I think it's quite fair that tomorrow Mkhitaryan is back. When you have a chance and the performance is not what you expect, that's normal.

Sports Nathan Lyon explains controversial pre-Ashes criticism of England
Author: 0 Nathan Lyon explains controversial pre-Ashes criticism of England

The emotion built up from missing so many summers with injury since bursting onto the scene as an 18-year-old in South Africa back in 2011, was etched all over Cummins' face as he celebrated Root's wicket. After Cook had been dismissed by Mitchell Starc (1/49), Vince and Stoneman had few problems mastering Australia's vaunted fast bowling trio. With Australia's three seamers favouring a full-length approach, there was ample opportunity for Vince to unfurl his favourite cover drive, and one ...

Sports Paul Dunne shoots 66 to move up in Hong Kong
Author: 0 Paul Dunne shoots 66 to move up in Hong Kong

Chawrasia entered Friday with a one-shot lead, and with tricky conditions once again making it hard for the early starters, he was able to extend his advantage to as much as five shots at one point as the wind quietened down in the afternoon.

Sports Champions League: Chelsea hammer Qarabag 4-0, qualify for Round of 16
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Still, another foul on Willian in the 73rd minute by Maksim Medvedev led to Fabregas scoring from a penalty that he had to convert twice after his first successful attempt had been ruled out for encroachment. When I feel the desire to leave, I'll leave. "After injury sometimes you are feeling not 100 per cent but I am ready to play every game and of course when you are winning games it helps".

Sports Vikings' Everson Griffen Reveals Special Message On Shirt After Sack
Author: 0 Vikings' Everson Griffen Reveals Special Message On Shirt After Sack

I was thinking about doing something, and I just thought of that. What should we name him?" the shirt read. The boy is the third child for Griffen and his wife Tiffany. The baby boy joins brothers Greyson and Ellis in the Griffen family. Name suggestions began immediately. "Congratulations to him. It wasn't expected to have the baby this morning".

Sports Kelvin Gastelum KO's Michael Bisping Stiff In Round 1 At UFC Shanghai
Author: 0 Kelvin Gastelum KO's Michael Bisping Stiff In Round 1 At UFC Shanghai

Kelvin Gastelum won by knockout! Kelvin Gastelum made a lot of noise in the middleweight division early Saturday morning when he defeated former champion Michael Bisping in brutal fashion. Aside from that, Whittaker is looking for a fight to unify the middleweight titles with newly crowned champion Georges St-Pierre. "I heard a rumor that Robert Whittaker needs a main event in February in Australia ".

Sports Texas Tech at Texas
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A few plays later, Ehlinger found Armanti Foreman on a slant for 27 yard touchdown for the games first score. After the two teams traded field goals, Kris Boyd intercepted McLane to give Texas good field possession. Texas Tech's starting field position was a major problem, and it almost cost Texas Tech the game. "I think that's what makes this game so important, is that momentum", first-year Texas coach Tom Herman said.

Sports Arsenal to finally secure the transfer of Benzema from Real Madrid?
Author: 0 Arsenal to finally secure the transfer of Benzema from Real Madrid?

But he's very important for us. "I do not know when he will play". "He's an important player for us and he knows that". He knows that, I know it and everyone else does. Just one of his goals was scored in La Liga and there are rumours Real are set to undergo a complete makeover, with fellow attackers Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale also linked with exits.

Sports Ferdinand backs Clarets to prevail against inconsistent Gunners
Author: 0 Ferdinand backs Clarets to prevail against inconsistent Gunners

Burnley head into this fixture in a rich vein of form, having won three consecutive top-flight games for the first time since 1975. His absence was not felt too much as Burnley swept Swansea aside thanks to goals from new England man Jack Cork and Ashley Barnes , but boss Sean Dyche is in no doubt that the squad will be boosted by Wood's return.

Sports Don Hutchison reacts on Twitter to 7-1 Celtic defeat
Author: 0 Don Hutchison reacts on Twitter to 7-1 Celtic defeat

You have to admire their quality. "We tried to limit the damage in the second-half, keep the lines tighter and you can see that from the goals - one has dipped in from 25 yards, one has deflected out to Verratti and another good finish from Cavani ".

Sports Jack Wilshere drops Arsenal bombshell: This can't go on
Author: 0 Jack Wilshere drops Arsenal bombshell: This can't go on

Wenger also moved to allay fears over the fitness of Danny Welbeck after the injury-plagued striker was withdrawn at half-time, having made his first start for five weeks following a groin injury. A 14th-minute drive from outside the box briefly looked like changing that but it flashed just wide of Timo Horn's post. Cologne needed a win to have any hope of making it out of the group, and showed plenty of willing with all the incision expected of the Bundesliga's worst side.

Sports India reaches 97-1 at lunch on day 2
Author: 0 India reaches 97-1 at lunch on day 2

After being asked to field first, skipper Virat Kohli expressed that had he won the toss he would have opted to bat first. Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara are at the crease and will resume proceedings on Day Two. The duo are playing well and negating whatever the Sri Lankan bowlers are throwing at them.Day 1 Review: From being India's pace spearhead to being sidelined by the younger crop, Ishant Sharma has had a tough ride on the worldwide scene in the past year.

Sports Antonio Conte Staying Uninvolved in Thibaut Courtois Contract Extension Talks
Author: 0 Antonio Conte Staying Uninvolved in Thibaut Courtois Contract Extension Talks

Asked about Courtois ahead of their Premier League game against Liverpool, Conte pointed the finger at the club. 'I consider him one of the best. "I must be honest I think this question is for the club, not for me", said Conte. "I remember in last season also the other coaches said "yes, we need to win but if they [Chelsea] continue to win it will be impossible to catch up with them", but at the same time we have to look at ourselves".

Sports West Ham draw 1-1 with Leicester for David Moyes' 1st point
Author: 0 West Ham draw 1-1 with Leicester for David Moyes' 1st point

Tonight the fans stuck with us and we put a big performance in. 'It would have been easy for them to hammer us but they were fantastic for us. Arter is three years his junior and offers more mobility in the middle of the park, so if Moyes gets his way and lands the Republic of Ireland global would that be the end of the road for the skipper? While West Ham's season has been far from encouraging, the former Manchester United manager believes that a win can change things for the better ...

Sports Huddersfield Town v Manchester City
Author: 0 Huddersfield Town v Manchester City

City have won all six of their Premier League away matches this term, scoring 16 goals in the process, although they have drawn their last two away matches against Huddersfield. The centre-back was absent at Bournemouth last weekend through a one-match ban, while Jonathan Hogg is back having missed that match due to the birth of his son.

Sports Arkansas Fires Bret Bielema Immediately After Loss To Mizzou
Author: 0 Arkansas Fires Bret Bielema Immediately After Loss To Mizzou

The press release for Bielema's statement was emailed out before Bielema got a chance to step to the podium, and whispers he had been informed as he was walking off the field needed a bit of a clarification from the fired head coach himself, but the swiftness Arkansas moved with this was not to be disputed.

Sports Messi wins fourth Golden Shoe
Author: 0 Messi wins fourth Golden Shoe

But Messi was quick to point out he could not have found the net on such an outstandingly consistent basis without the help of his fellow players at Camp Nou. "It is for the whole group". The five-time Ballon d'Or victor has netted 12 goals in 12 games in the 2017-18 La Liga campaign. "I have never considered myself a forward".

Sports Australia thrash Fiji to reach Rugby League World Cup final
Author: 0 Australia thrash Fiji to reach Rugby League World Cup final

When these two countries met in the World Cup semifinal at Wembley Stadium four years ago, the Kangaroos triumphed 64-0. The winger can't stop scoring and was on the end of another dazzling movement down the left-hand side, crossing for one of his easier tries of the tournament.

Sports FINAL: TCU beats Baylor, Bears end the season at 1-11
Author: 0 FINAL: TCU beats Baylor, Bears end the season at 1-11

It didn't take all that long for TCU to take control of its game against Baylor on Friday, but despite the score, the game stayed insane intense and eventually included a bench-clearing brawl that's usually reserved for baseball games. Baylor was over-matched in nearly every game thanks to the attrition in the offseason and the youthful roster. Late in the first quarter, Hill found an offensive rhythm through the air.

Sports 3 takeaways from upset loss to Pitt in Week 13
Author: 0 3 takeaways from upset loss to Pitt in Week 13

On Oct. 28 against North Carolina, they led by one at the half before pulling away for a 24-19 win. That scenario is out of their hands, though, and head coach Mark Richt says he won't focus too much on where his team might fall once the season is over.

Sports Eric Cantona suggests Antoine Griezmann alternative for Manchester United
Author: 0 Eric Cantona suggests Antoine Griezmann alternative for Manchester United

To put it very simply; Guardiola is famed for setting his team's up to play a possession-based, pass-pass-pass, style of football which is easy on the eye, while Mourinho focuses more on a team's shape, strength and organisation. "I don't watch Manchester City because it's Manchester City, but I would love to play in a team managed by Guardiola". Cantona continued: "I really love Mourinho - I love the way he plays".

Sports Atiku is a serial defector -El-Rufai
Author: 0 Atiku is a serial defector -El-Rufai

He had joined the APC in 2013 to seek the nomination for the presidential race but lost to current President Muhammadu Buhari. The PDP, however, said it would gladly welcome the former presidential candidate if he decides to return to the party, although Atiku said he wanted to take his time before taking the next step.

Sports Shocking! The entire team got all-out on the score of two
Author: 0 Shocking! The entire team got all-out on the score of two

The skipper Minnu Mani was the pick of the bowlers for the bowling side as she scalped four wickets without even conceding a run in her four overs. Remarkably, only one run was scored off the bat, from opener Menka who faced 18 deliveries - the most in the innings - while the other came off a wide delivery bowled by Kerala's opening bowler Aleena Surendran.

Sports Derrick Rose not with Cavaliers, contemplating retirement
Author: 0 Derrick Rose not with Cavaliers, contemplating retirement

Rose has not played in a game since November 7 because of an ankle injury that has nagged him all season. League sources indicated to ESPN .com there is " growing uncertainty inside and outside the organization" as to whether Rose will return.

Sports I still trust Moreno 100 percent, says Klopp
Author: 0 I still trust Moreno 100 percent, says Klopp

He was asked about the Spanish left back. "I had a talk.to Alberto and I am really happy about his shape and his performances", said Klopp . I could have done different things and obviously it was hard in Seville with all the circumstances - everyone was talking to him like talking to him like a family member.

Sports Trump tweets Goodell has 'lost control'
Author: 0 Trump tweets Goodell has 'lost control'

And certainly I appreciate, not only the President, but I want everybody to be a fan of the Dallas Cowboys and I want to do everything I can to make them a fan of the Cowboys or the NFL. "Players are the boss!" Jones, however, told media outlets in early October that players who protest will be benched . The president shared some very candid thoughts about Lynch's decision to kneel for the USA anthem, but stand for the Mexican national anthem .

Sports Taylor Swift announces three concerts in the United Kingdom and Ireland
Author: 0 Taylor Swift announces three concerts in the United Kingdom and Ireland

Subscribers to the artist's official website will have access to purchase tickets in advance, beginning on Wednesday 29 November. Reputation has topped album charts in 111 countries and sold more than 1.29m copies in the U.S.in its first week of release, making it the year's highest selling album.

Sports Donald Trump to play golf with Tiger Woods, Dustin Johnson on Nov
Author: 0 Donald Trump to play golf with Tiger Woods, Dustin Johnson on Nov

Trump spent Friday morning on the phone to the president of Turkey. President Trump didn't specify the agenda of his conversation with Tayyip Erdogan, though the tweet suggests it will be all-encompassing. During that last outing Woods said he was "impressed" by Trump's drive. In a break from custom, the Trump White House rarely discloses when the president is golfing, let alone whom he golfs with during frequent trips to courses he owns in Florida, New Jersey and Virginia.

Sports Chelsea beats Qarabag 4-0, reaches Champions League last 16
Author: 0 Chelsea beats Qarabag 4-0, reaches Champions League last 16

Despite blowing a three goal lead against Sevilla in the Champions League on Tuesday night, the Reds are undefeated in the three games since the loss to Tottenham Hotspur . "We know the admiration that I have for Real, but I'm at Chelsea . Someone has to help us". It has landed in the last nine League games between the two teams and with Liverpool's love of goals and leaky defence this should be an absolute banker at 8/13.

Sports Glenn Maxwell called in as cover for injured Warner
Author: 0 Glenn Maxwell called in as cover for injured Warner

Just a week after losing his spot in the Test team, Maxwell went to tea unbeaten on 124 with Victoria 2-193 on the opening day at North Sydney Oval. It wasn't the most exacting session, with Warner batting in a hat and only facing throwdowns. "He's improved a fair bit over the last 24 hours and, hopefully, he can keep improving and be 100 per cent at 10am".

Sports Court lengthens Pistorius's sentence to 13 years
Author: 0 Court lengthens Pistorius's sentence to 13 years

The prosecution called it a deliberate act after the two had an argument. Pistorius, who turned 31 on Wednesday, has served over a year of his initial six-year sentence. That conviction was overturned and replaced with a murder conviction by the Supreme Court in 2015. The athlete was originally convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to five years in jail .

Sports Manny Pacquiao Hints At Conor McGregor Boxing Match For Next Fight
Author: 0 Manny Pacquiao Hints At Conor McGregor Boxing Match For Next Fight

Pacquiao took to his official Twitter handle to drop the hint of a possible McGregor fight in 2018. Pacquiao famously fought and lost to Mayweather in 2015 and 4.6 million people paid to watch the fight. McGregor had been expecting to return to UFC but was recently scratched from a forthcoming card as punishment for prematurely rushing into the ring after a Bellator event.

Sports Nick Fitzgerald tweets from sideline to clear up middle finger salute confusion
Author: 0 Nick Fitzgerald tweets from sideline to clear up middle finger salute confusion

Winning is important, but unlike 20 years ago, a successful season doesn't depend on it because another game will be played after today. The Bulldogs are 4-3 in the SEC and 7-4 against the spread. He's accounted for 29 touchdowns this season-63% of State's scoring this year. The Bulldogs will be playing their third SEC game in 12 days when they host the Rebels.

Sports 8000 participate in Springfield's Turkey Trot
Author: 0 8000 participate in Springfield's Turkey Trot

A portion of all entry fees for this year's race benefitted the ChadTough Foundation. "Runners! On your mark!" a voice bellowed through a megaphone and a loud noise signaled the start. The Turkey Trot definitely brought out the Thanksgiving spirit in many who made a decision to dress the part. Turkey Trots were also held in Appleton, Fond du Lac, Manitowoc, Oshkosh and other cities around Wisconsin.

Sports HS Prannoy hangs on; easy for PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal
Author: 0 HS Prannoy hangs on; easy for PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal

Right from the start, Sindhu looked lethal and played aggressively to outplay her opponent in straight games. Despite Takahashi's loss, there was still some success for Japanese players today with Kazumasa Sakai , the beneficiary of number one seed Viktor Axelsen's withdrawal from the tournament, beating 25-year-old Indian Prannoy Kumar despite losing the first game in this men's singles affair.

Sports Robinho Handed 9-Year Jail Term For Sexual Assault
Author: 0 Robinho Handed 9-Year Jail Term For Sexual Assault

A tribunal was held in Milan this evening where Robinho and five associates were found guilty of what directly translates as "group sexual assault". Having scored 25 goals in 108 Serie A appearances for the Italian side, Robinho completed a mega-money move to Chinese side Guangzhou Evergrande.

Sports Indian golfer Chawrasia leads in 1st round of Hong Kong Open
Author: 0 Indian golfer Chawrasia leads in 1st round of Hong Kong Open

Supported by the Hong Kong Mega Events Fund, the Hong Kong Golf Open is one of the longest-running sporting events in Asia and is tri-sanctioned by the Asian Tour, European Tour and Hong Kong Golf Association. Playing in sunny, but breezy conditions at the Hong Kong Golf Club, the greens had the players struggling to gauge the approach. "No offence to him but I've played with him a few times before now, so you get used to it", he joked.

Sports 7 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings
Author: 0 7 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings

Michigan State 17. 5 and 6. It's pretty simple to say that the victor of this upcoming Saturday's Iron Bowl between Alabama and Auburn will be in the top four of next week's rankings. - He said the resume vs. eye test debate with Alabama would be hard for the committee, if the Crimson Tide lose to Auburn on Saturday. If nothing else, Miami now has a larger margin of error , which could be problematic for a team trying to come from back in the pack - such as No.

Sports Ronan O'Gara to join Crusaders next year
Author: 0 Ronan O'Gara to join Crusaders next year

O'Gara also added his gratitude to racing for granting him the early release. While leaving will be hard, the Cork legend said he couldn't miss the opportunity to become backs coach with one of the powerhouses of New Zealand rugby. This is an exciting next step in my coaching career though and one that my family and I are ready to make. Crusaders chief executive Hamish Riach expressed his delight that they had finally got their man, having made initial enquiries about his talents through ...

Sports Rowsey's sharpshooting leads Marquette to third place at Maui Invitational
Author: 0 Rowsey's sharpshooting leads Marquette to third place at Maui Invitational

The Tigers led MI for over 30 minutes of the game, but fell behind midway through the second half when the Wolverines finished a 20-6 run to turn a five-point Tigers lead into a 68-59 lead with 5:11 remaining. They'll face LSU tonight. Zach Brown led Wichita State with 14 points. The lead quickly expanded in the opening minutes as Marquette hit five treys in the first 4:12 of the contest to go up 19-13 in the game.

Sports Glenn Maxwell called up as cover for David Warner for Gabba Test
Author: 0 Glenn Maxwell called up as cover for David Warner for Gabba Test

Under injury clouds, Warner (neck) and Marsh (back) were cleared for the series opener, with the latter to bat in the number six spot. All-rounder Glenn Maxwell was called up as a cover for Warner, and at one point it looked like that Maxwell is set for an Ashes debut after being axed a few weeks ago.