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Sports The Cubs are close to a deal for Brandon Morrow
Author: 0 The Cubs are close to a deal for Brandon Morrow

Overall, Morrow is 51-43 with a 4.05 ERA in 299 career appearances (113 starts) with the Seattle Mariners (2007-09), Toronto Blue Jays (2010-14), San Diego Padres (2015-16) and Dodgers. The Cubs also still view righty reliever Carl Edwards Jr.as a possible closer of the future despite some command troubles this past season, which is another reason they're comfortable with the year-by-year approach to filling the closer's spot.

Sports Drew Brees, Saints blame Thursday game for all those injuries
Author: 0 Drew Brees, Saints blame Thursday game for all those injuries

And it would be hard to fault the players after they watched rookie running back Alvin Kamara (concussion), linebacker A.J. Klein (groin), guard Senio Kelemete (concussion), defensive lineman David Onyemata (undisclosed), rookie defensive end Trey Hendrickson (ankle) and safety Kenny Vaccaro (groin) not finish the game because of injuries.

Sports Conte waves the white flag on Blues' title defence
Author: 0 Conte waves the white flag on Blues' title defence

Despite Conte not having the squad he desires, I wouldn't be surprised if the board go all guns blazing and sign some players in January. Chelsea is in the third position in the Premier League table with 11 points behind the leaders, Manchester City.

Sports Josh McCown leaves Jets' game vs. Broncos in third quarter
Author: 0 Josh McCown leaves Jets' game vs. Broncos in third quarter

The loss drops the Jets to 5-8 and while they remain mathematically alive, no one in their right mind can hold out hope of them making the playoffs. On the Jets' third snap of their first possession, linebacker Brandon Marshall sliced through for a strip sack and defensive end Adam Gotsis recovered McCown's fumble at the Jets 20-yard line.

Sports Prescott throws 3 TDs as Cowboys spoil Eli's return
Author: 0 Prescott throws 3 TDs as Cowboys spoil Eli's return

The Cowboys took a pretty memorable punch four weeks ago, when they gave up eight sacks in an ugly loss to the Atlanta Falcons . He will get one more start next week before Ezekiel Elliott returns from suspension in Week 16. A week of upheaval for the Giants ended on a gray, chilly Sunday, with the remnants of Saturday's snow visible outside the stadium but not within it.

Sports Is this the hit that injured Eagles' Carson Wentz?
Author: 0 Is this the hit that injured Eagles' Carson Wentz?

He was hit on his left knee by Rams linebacker Mark Barron. Wentz dove head first into the endzone on a scramble that would ahve counted as a go-ahead score in a tight game against the Rams . It was Wentz's 33rd TD pass, setting the team's single-season record . He walked off the field and into a tunnel at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum after emerging from the tent, and backup Nick Foles began taking snaps from center Jason Kelce on the sideline.

Sports Rapid Reactions: Panthers top Vikings in thriller
Author: 0 Rapid Reactions: Panthers top Vikings in thriller

The Panthers faced third and one from their 40-yard line on their first possession, and Stewart burst through a hole on the left side. Jonathan Stewart's third touchdown run of the game was a 1-yard leap with 1:47 remaining, lifting the Carolina Panthers past the Minnesota Vikings 31-24 on Sunday afternoon at Bank of America Stadium.

Sports Colts fall to the Bills after snowy game in Buffalo
Author: 0 Colts fall to the Bills after snowy game in Buffalo

Get the app and get the game. Frank Gore rushed for 130 yards on a career-best 36 carries for the Colts , while Jacoby Brissett was 11-of-22 passing for 69 yards and a touchdown pass to tight end Jack Doyle . Operating out of a conventional offense in unconventional weather on Sunday, Webb completed 2-of-6 passes for 35 yards with one interception and ran five times for 27 yards.

Sports Tennessee Boy's Account of Bullying Inspires the Internet
Author: 0 Tennessee Boy's Account of Bullying Inspires the Internet

Keaton began. "Why do you find joy in taking innocent people and finding a way to be mean to 'em?" He said milk was poured on him and ham was put down his clothes. "Don't let them make you turn cold". And, at the end of the video, as he struggles through his emotions, Keaton still manages to provide a word of hope to others going through bullying.

Sports Chiefs drub Raiders, snap four-game skid
Author: 0 Chiefs drub Raiders, snap four-game skid

The Raiders' defense supplied some pass rush in the game early, and they collected their second and third interceptions of the season in this game. The difference maker in this one, aside the defense doing a good job (despite Marcus Peters not playing) was Kareem Hunt getting involved in the offense.

Sports Packers rally in overtime to beat the Browns
Author: 0 Packers rally in overtime to beat the Browns

After a solid performance last week, Gordon came out firing for the Browns on Sunday, accruing 56 yards on Cleveland's opening drive, including the score that tied the game early. He was suspended for the entire 2015 and 2016 campaigns for multiple violations of the National Football League substance abuse policy. Kizer was 1-for-10 with two interceptions throwing to wide receivers in the end zone before his touchdown pass to Gordon.

Sports Texans QB Tom Savage returned to game against 49ers after brutal hit
Author: 0 Texans QB Tom Savage returned to game against 49ers after brutal hit

San Francisco (2-10) got all of its points off five field goals from Robbie Gould against the Bears. Hopkins had 11 catches for 149 yards, the fourth most of his career. He threw two incomplete passes as the Texans went three-and-out. Yates completed 11 of 19 passes for 178 yards and two touchdowns in his relief appearance.

Sports Chelsea Title Challenge Impossible After West Ham Loss: Conte
Author: 0 Chelsea Title Challenge Impossible After West Ham Loss: Conte

Then at 1-0 down, we tried but you have to know in this situation when you play against West Ham in a London derby, it is very hard. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte may be having a negative effect on his players due to his constant grumblings about their congested fixture list and the squad's exhausted legs, according to Phil Neville.

Sports Former Fox News anchor claims a married Trump tried kissing her
Author: 0 Former Fox News anchor claims a married Trump tried kissing her

Huddy stated, "He [Trump] said goodbye to me in an elevator while his security guy was there". "'I wasn't offended, I was kind of like, 'Oh my god". Bill O'Reilly of the Fox News Channel program "The O'Reilly Factor", poses for photos in NY on October 1, 2015. "For all those who are doubting Juliet Huddy's story, please stop".

Sports Coutinho 'demanding' that Liverpool sell him next summer
Author: 0 Coutinho 'demanding' that Liverpool sell him next summer

Boss Jurgen Klopp has admitted to growing exhausted of the ongoing speculation, as he expects the midfielder to remain, but Moore concedes that no assurances can be offered to the German at this stage. Nobody has come to me to say Phil will be away in January. "Of course a lot happened in the summer but my will is always to play and do the best wherever I am - that has not changed".

Sports Jack Wilshere remains focused despite uncertain future at Arsenal
Author: 0 Jack Wilshere remains focused despite uncertain future at Arsenal

The England global is yet to make a Premier League start this season, featuring for just 65 minutes thus far, although he has made seven starts in cup competitions. The 25-year-old has not played for the Three Lions since the Euro 2016 exit at the hands of Iceland 18 months ago with current boss Gareth Southgate overlooking him since taking over the job.

Sports Boss Benitez anxious by Newcastle defensive frailty
Author: 0 Boss Benitez anxious by Newcastle defensive frailty

Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez has warned his side that they can not afford to keep making the same mistakes if they are to survive in the Premier League this season. "I think what he [Shearer] is trying to say is sell it before January", he said on Match of the Day . We have to understand that the only way [to improve the situation] is to work harder and not to make these kind of mistakes.

Sports Williams drains late 3-pointer as Clippers jolt Wizards
Author: 0 Williams drains late 3-pointer as Clippers jolt Wizards

The game ended in controversial fashion as Beal looked as if he scored the winning basket on a baseline jump shot, but it came just after the buzzer sounded. Not confusing is what Williams meant Saturday for a Clippers team desperate to see a positive. "It's a little bit beyond frustrating at this point", Beal said.

Sports Magic top scorer Gordon out vs Hawks because of concussion
Author: 0 Magic top scorer Gordon out vs Hawks because of concussion

He's a big part of what we do. Magic head coach Frank Vogel surely wasn't happy about the disparity at the free throw line, where the Hawks made 18 of 25 to his team's 7 of 8. They lost 15 straight here, a streak that ended in 2008. "A lot of plays down the stretch could have gone either way and you feel like we didn't get a break", Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer said.

Sports India's Shubhankar Sharma takes 5 shot lead in Joburg Open
Author: 0 India's Shubhankar Sharma takes 5 shot lead in Joburg Open

All in all, my putting has also been really good and I hope it keeps going like this tomorrow". He added he was enjoying his first visit to the country. He's five back of the lead at 15-under-par. I hit come great shots and then holing the putts was key. "I want to stay within myself and play against my course".

Sports Inspiring Army-Navy Prayer, Anthem Upstages Barnburner of a Snowy Rivalry Game
Author: 0 Inspiring Army-Navy Prayer, Anthem Upstages Barnburner of a Snowy Rivalry Game

Navy quarterback Malcolm Perry rushed for 250 yards with a touchdown and put the Midshipmen in field-goal position on their final drive with a fourth-down scramble to the Army 21-yard line. This was the Army-Navy rivalry at its best: After so many years in which Navy was the superior team, both are bowl-bound, and this is the sixth time in seven years that it's been decided by a touchdown or less.

Sports Australia to meet Argentina in final of Hockey World League
Author: 0 Australia to meet Argentina in final of Hockey World League

Amazingly, the last time the two teams clashed for a podium finish in a major FIH event was 21 years ago, way back in 1996, when Germany thrashed India 5-0, also in front of home crowd at Chennai. "Both deserved a good game and that didn't happen". The teams switched tactics and played a lot more lifted passes and aerial balls to make the ball travel but the Argentines were better at it.

Author: 0 Conor McGregor Fight With Manny Pacquiao In The Works

It just seems as though everyone wants a piece of Conor McGregor these days and though his big-money matchup with Floyd Mayweather was met with a mixed reaction from the purists found in both boxing and MMA, that hasn't stopped the legendary Manny Pacquiao from campaigning for a fight with the Irishman, if the reports are to be believed.

Sports Boston College Stuns Top-Seeded Duke
Author: 0 Boston College Stuns Top-Seeded Duke

The Boston College men's basketball team shocked top-seeded Duke on Saturday at Conte Forum. Meanwhile, Boston College enters Saturday's contest with a 6-3 record. Trent's 3-pointer with 7:06 remaining gave the Blue Devils their first lead of the second half, but it did not last. After a stretch of close games to Texas, Florida, and Indiana, Duke dominated their next two opponents by 18 and then 57 (yes, 57!) points.

Author: 0 Jinder Mahal to face off with Triple H

The WWE twitter page shared his video saying he is doing "pretty good". "I want to see how I measure up to Triple H , the "King of Kings", he added. Triple H grabbed and twisted Jinder's arms behind him and slammed him on to the mat to finish the match. Mahal, talking about the upcoming WWE Live in India said: "The WWE Live event in India is a very special moment for me".

Sports Lindsey Vonn says she doesn't represent President Trump at Olympics; video
Author: 0 Lindsey Vonn says she doesn't represent President Trump at Olympics; video

Ambassador Nikki Haley had cast doubt on the country's participation, given the tensions on the Korean Peninsula, reports Xinhua news agency. Would Vonn accept a White House invitation? That same week, USOC CEO Scott Blackmun said, "From our perspective, with the information we now have, it's full-steam ahead".

Sports Tottenham 5-1 Stoke: Spurs stars rated and slated
Author: 0 Tottenham 5-1 Stoke: Spurs stars rated and slated

Spurs took the lead after 21 minutes when Heung-min Son crossed from the left and Ryan Shawcross inadvertently nodded past Jack Butland . Son was again the architect of a ruthless Spurs counter late on as his run tore Stoke apart and he then played it to Eriksen who made it 5-0.

Sports Moeen Ali to lead England in Perth warm-up
Author: 0 Moeen Ali to lead England in Perth warm-up

Duckett, who was selected to open the batting in England's two-day tour match against a Cricket Australia XI in Perth, was a late omission from the team. Team mate Joe Clarke has replaced the Northants player for the game at Richardson Park in Perth where several full Ashes squad cricketers are being rested.

Sports Homai Vyarawalla: First Indian Woman Photojournalist's Journey Through Odds
Author: 0 Homai Vyarawalla: First Indian Woman Photojournalist's Journey Through Odds

Meanwhile, she had married Manekshaw J. Vyarawalla, an accountant-cum-lensman with The Times Of India group in Bombay, and Homai Vyarawalla's initial pictures were published in his name since a woman photographer was an undiscovered species on the country's media horizon! After she came to Mumbai for pursuing Diploma at St Xavier's College and later JJ School of Arts she chose photography over any other career.

Sports Klopp knows what to expect from Allardyce
Author: 0 Klopp knows what to expect from Allardyce

Riding a six match unbeaten streak in which they've scored 19 goals , Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp will be hoping to keep pace at the top of the table. 'No one needs motivating for a game like this. I mentioned David De Gea and his heroics at the Emirates earlier, if Manchester United approach this game the same way they did last weekend, it's safe to say that De Gea will face a sterner test than he did last week (yes, it's that possible).

Sports Moyes delivers excellent West Ham team news, asked whether Noble will play
Author: 0 Moyes delivers excellent West Ham team news, asked whether Noble will play

Ahead of facing West Ham, Conte is expecting a "physical" game and admitted it has been "strange" to see them struggle so badly this season. Now I think is not the right moment to speak about this. Chelsea did lose successive games in October, to City and to Crystal Palace. "It is a good problem for West Ham". He said: "It's a good period if we are able to win".

Sports S. African president to appeal court ruling ordering removal of NPA head
Author: 0 S. African president to appeal court ruling ordering removal of NPA head

In October the Supreme Court of Appeal upheld an earlier decision by a lower court that the almost 800 corruption charges filed against Zuma before he became president be reinstated. Civil society organisations had approached the court to have the R17-million golden handshake received by Abrahams' predecessor, Mxolisi Nxasana , declared invalid.

Sports May need surgery for bone spur
Author: 0 May need surgery for bone spur

Rose returned to the team recently after leaving for almost two weeks to mull over his National Basketball Association future. Rose is apparently dealing with a bone spur in his left ankle and if the rehab doesn't produce the desired result, surgery is an option.

Sports Marlins Trade Dee Gordon To The Mariners
Author: 0 Marlins Trade Dee Gordon To The Mariners

While the addition of Gordon is a major boost for Seattle, the other item that came from the Marlins could prove more important. They will also receive $1 million in worldwide pool money, per MLB .com's Mark Feinsand. If Seattle declines its 2021 option on Gordon, the player will be owed $1 million by the team. This suggests that Gordon will move to center field. But an 80-game suspension for a positive test for a performance-enhancing drug cost him about half of 2016.

Sports Ducks remove interim tag from Cristobal
Author: 0 Ducks remove interim tag from Cristobal

Cristobal was co-offensive coordinator and offensive line coach at OR this past season and was named interim coach on Tuesday when Willie Taggart left to become head coach at Florida State . More than 70 OR players signed a petition seeking to make Cristobal the team's coach, senior left tackle Tyrell Crosby said Thursday on Twitter .

Sports Hope Solo Announces Run For US Soccer Federation President
Author: 0 Hope Solo Announces Run For US Soccer Federation President

Soccer Federation van and arrested her husband, former National Football League tight end Jerramy Stevens, on suspicion of driving under the influence. Solo has always been unpredictable, yet confident, so here we are. "I know exactly what US Soccer needs to do, I know exactly how to do it, and I possess the fortitude to get it done".

Sports West Brom manager Pardew afraid of losing captain Evans
Author: 0 West Brom manager Pardew afraid of losing captain Evans

Despite the Baggies struggling to play well, Evans has been one of the players that has been starring for them regularly, so much so that Manchester City tried to recruit him during the summer transfer window but had their approach turned down.

Sports MLB Trade rumors: NY Yankees on Giancarlo Stanton's list
Author: 0 MLB Trade rumors: NY Yankees on Giancarlo Stanton's list

The Cardinals' offer is believed to be favored by the Marlins because it includes more prospects and an agreement to take on more of Stanton's remaining contract. Even still, the news that the Cubs could be one of four finalists for Stanton is indeed interesting, if for no other reason than the fact that the St.

Sports Oklahoma's Mayfield wins Walter Camp award
Author: 0 Oklahoma's Mayfield wins Walter Camp award

No other school has had more than two players win AP Player of the Year. The Heisman Trophy victor will be named Saturday night, with Mayfield, Love and Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson the three finalists. Junior tackle Orlando Brown was nominated for the Outland Trophy , given to the best interior lineman. Love was the second-leading rusher in the nation this season.

Sports Georges St-Pierre Has Vacated His UFC Middleweight Title
Author: 0 Georges St-Pierre Has Vacated His UFC Middleweight Title

The UFC's first-ever Australian champion, Robert Whittaker has been sidelined with ligament damage in his knee that he acquired in his title-winning effort over Yoel Romero at UFC 213 . Let us know your thoughts on the matter in the comments section below! St-Pierre had been away from the sport for four years and had never competed at 185 pounds before.

Sports National Hockey League agrees to accept and consider Seattle expansion application
Author: 0 National Hockey League agrees to accept and consider Seattle expansion application

Bettman says expansion application for Seattle is basically the same as #Vegas except for price BUT also may consider option for relocation in 2020-21 if it comes to that instead. The NHL is focused on evening out the conferences to 16 teams each before expanding more teams in the East. Calgary and Arizona are still struggling with arena problems , but the National Hockey League will see how Seattle's ticket drive goes before ever considering relocating one of those teams to Washington ...

Sports Suffolk star Ed Sheeran receives MBE from the Prince of Wales
Author: 0 Suffolk star Ed Sheeran receives MBE from the Prince of Wales

The pop superstar was awarded the honor for his services to music and charity. Ed Sheeran has always been modest about his talent, and it's just another reason to love the British crooner. Asked about the secret of his success, Sheeran played down his achievements, saying: "I think it's persistence". When asked how he felt about receiving the accolade, Sheeran said he believed his grandfather would be quite proud of him.

Author: 0 Australian Open - Women's Entry List: Serena Williams bids to equal Court

Former world no 1 Serena Williams will be ready to make her tennis comeback at the Australian Open for the season's opening Grand Slam, organisers of the competition said on Wednesday. She has not played a competition since, raising questions over whether the 23-time Grand Slam victor would attempt to defend her title. United will play the Cairns Taipans at the venue, which is usually locked out by the Australian Open for the last two weeks of January.

Sports 76ers sent Okafor, Stauskas to Nets for Booker
Author: 0 76ers sent Okafor, Stauskas to Nets for Booker

The Brooklyn Nets will release guard Sean Kilpatrick , reports The Vertical's Shams Charania . The center played in just two games this season, seeing a total of 25 minutes on the floor, and made it clear he wanted out of town on numerous occasions.