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Browns take exception to trash talk from Jaguars' Tashaun Gipson

Browns take exception to trash talk from Jaguars' Tashaun Gipson Especially what he's going to see on Sunday in Cleveland . Fournette grew up in New Orleans and played at LSU so his cold-weather football experience is limited to just one game: The Tigers' 17-0 loss at Arkansas on November 15, 2014 in Fournette's freshman season. [Full Article...]

Danica Patrick Is Done With Full-Time Racing

Danica Patrick Is Done With Full-Time Racing She started her press conference by saying it was her final season driving full-time and immediately broke into tears. Patrick even came up with a name for her last two races as a pro driver: "The Danica Double". Patrick had been adamant she would never return to IndyCar or the 500, but changed her mind as she realized her competitive options were dwindling. [Full Article...]

Nationals' Max Scherzer wins NL Cy Young Award for 2nd straight season

Nationals' Max Scherzer wins NL Cy Young Award for 2nd straight season The Indians won an AL-best 102 games this season and Kluber's performance - especially down the stretch - was a big part of that. Additionally, Kluber's 8.0 WAR was tops among pitchers in both major leagues. But over his last eight starts, his stuff began to falter and he went 3-4 with a 4.30 ERA. Ballots from two writers in each league city prior to postseason play are tabulated on a system... [Full Article...]

Sweden and Italy gear up for World Cup playoff clash

Sweden and Italy gear up for World Cup playoff clash Italy need to overturn a 1-0 playoff first-leg defeat against Sweden at the San Siro on Monday, if they want to avoid a potential national humiliation likened to the "apocalypse" by supporters. It was a huge ask of the Brazilian-born player who had not previously played a competitive game for Italy . The closest the hosts came to scoring was a Ciro Immobile effort which was partially stopped b... [Full Article...]

Khune starts for Bafana in must-win Senegal clash

Khune starts for Bafana in must-win Senegal clash Bottom-of-the-table South Africa lie seven ponts behind Senegal ahead of a return match in Dakar next Tuesday, with Burkina Faso hosting Cape Verde at the same time. They were clearly the best team in CAF Group D, going undefeated over five games. South Africa goalkeeper and captain Itumeleng Khune played with a protective white mask after fracturing a facial bone in a club match last weeken... [Full Article...]

LSU's next opponent, Tennessee, fires its head coach

LSU's next opponent, Tennessee, fires its head coach Coach Jones, we wish you well in your future endeavors. The Vols lost to LSU in that season's SEC Championship and beat Wisconsin in the Outback Bowl. The team also lost to SC and Kentucky (just their second loss to the Wildcats in 33 years) before getting a non-conference respite against Southern Miss. [Full Article...]

Week 11's best top-10 showdown?

Week 11's best top-10 showdown? Featured evening games include (2) Alabama at (16) Mississippi State , (3) Notre Dame at (7) Miami FL, (6) TCU at (5) Oklahoma, and Arizona State at UCLA. It would also help if nobody among Oklahoma, TCU, Miami and Wisconsin won their conference championship. Georgia comes in undefeated, and Auburn has two losses coming to Clemson and LSU. [Full Article...]

USA star Solo accuses Blatter of sexual assault

USA star Solo accuses Blatter of sexual assault In an interview published Friday in the newspaper Expresso , Solo said Blatter grabbed her rear end shortly before the two appeared onstage at the annual soccer awards event. "For the past few days, I have been thinking about all the uncomfortable situations myself and/or my team-mates have experienced throughout the years with trainers, doctors, coaches, executives and even team-mates". [Full Article...]

Thundering Herd Continues Improvement in Graduation Success Rate

Thundering Herd Continues Improvement in Graduation Success Rate Maryland's Federal Graduation Rate for its student average, which takes into account scholarship transfers, was 66 percent, 1 percentage point lower than the NCAA aggregate. Men's basketball federal rate was a 42-point improvement over the federal rate of 33 while women's basketball improved on the federal rate of 47 by 43 points. [Full Article...]

Patriots claim Bennett off waivers

Patriots claim Bennett off waivers Bennett signed with the Patriots prior to the 2016 season and became a key cog in a championship-winning offense before his brief stint with the Packers this year. These next games are for you. Late last month, Bennett announced on his Instagram he will likely retire after this season. According to ESPN's Field Yates , to make room for Bennett, New England will reportedly waive defensive en... [Full Article...]

Barcelona's plan to make January bid for Coutinho still on

Barcelona's plan to make January bid for Coutinho still on Barcelona made several attempts to land him in August, with bids in the region of £100 million made, but they were knocked back. During the summer transfer, all efforts to bring Coutinho to Barca proved abortive as Liverpool rejected all offers from the Catalonian club. [Full Article...]

FSU suspends all Greek life after student's death, unrelated drug arrest

FSU suspends all Greek life after student's death, unrelated drug arrest According to reports , 20-year-old Andrew Coffey was found unresponsive early Friday morning after a fraternity party about a mile away from campus. The fraternity's national office suspended the FSU chapter's operations following his death, said Todd Shelton, a spokesman for Pi Kappa Phi . "Most of the organizations getting in trouble are fraternities". [Full Article...]

Kinsler misses out on Gold Glove

Kinsler misses out on Gold Glove The former Nebraska Cornhuskers third baseman was awarded some hardware today that backs up that claim and this surely isn't the first time he has been recognized. Hosmer's four Rawlings Gold Glove Awards are tied with Adrian Gonzalez for most among active first basemen. The full list of winners can be seen here from Major League Baseball. [Full Article...]

David Luiz tipped to leave Chelsea after Antonio Conte row - bookies

David Luiz tipped to leave Chelsea after Antonio Conte row - bookies It's normal and this can happen to every one of my players. Another young player, a really good player for the present and the future. "I decided this tonight, maybe I can decide a different way in the future". "I think that [Jose and I] shake the hand two times, it's enough. Tonight the best decision was to play ( Andreas) Christensen and have (Ethan) Ampadu on the bench", Conte said. [Full Article...]

Struggling West Ham appoint Moyes as manager

Struggling West Ham appoint Moyes as manager Predecessor Slaven Bilic managed a near-35 per cent win rate in Premier League games with the Hammers - making him statistically their most successful manager in the competition - and it rose to 37.8 per cent across all competitions during his almost two and a half years in charge. [Full Article...]

Mike Evans Suspended For Week 10

Mike Evans Suspended For Week 10 No players were ejected on the play, but Tampa Bay was assessed a 15-yard penalty for unnecessary roughness on Evans. Tamp Bay ultimately dropped the game 30-10 and fell to 2-6 on the season. Then Evans flew in for the tackle. "( Mike Evans ) was a little angry", said Payton. "I get it. They're frustrated", Lattimore said. "I was telling [Lattimore] to go to his sideline", Winston said after... [Full Article...]

Another hearing set over Cowboys RB Elliott's 6-game ban

Another hearing set over Cowboys RB Elliott's 6-game ban He was never charged with a crime by the Columbus, Ohio, authorities who investigated the allegations. An appeals court granted Elliott a stay as well as a motion from NFL Player Association lawyers for an expedited appeal Friday morning. [Full Article...]

Jameis Winston Exits Game With Shoulder Injury, Replaced By Ryan Fitzpatrick

Jameis Winston Exits Game With Shoulder Injury, Replaced By Ryan Fitzpatrick Winston's production has also dropped as the injury lingered. This will be the first time in 40 career National Football League games that Winston will miss a start. But if the Bucs keep losing, the smart move - especially in light of Andrew Luck's two-year shoulder pain landing him on IR this season for the Indianapolis Colts - might be to shut Winston down entirely for 2017. [Full Article...]

Rams dominate New York Giants in all 3 phases

Rams dominate New York Giants in all 3 phases The first such score came when Giants quarterback Eli Manning was sacked on third-and-9 by defensive tackle Aaron Donald , who forced the ball out and to teammate Connor Barwin . Receiver Robert Woods , who entered the game without a touchdown for the Rams, got two touchdowns Sunday and caught four passes for 70 yards. Cory Littleton then blocked a Brad Wing punt deep in Giants territory ... [Full Article...]

National Football League owners called for depositions in Colin Kaepernick collusion case

National Football League owners called for depositions in Colin Kaepernick collusion case Instead of pursuing a somewhat similar mobile quarterback option in Kaepernick, the Texans signed Matt McGloin , who has 11 career touchdowns and 11 interceptions. Kaepernick made headlines when he protested against the National Anthem last preseason. The NFL players' union has said it will support the grievance , which was filed through the arbitration system that's part of the league's colle... [Full Article...]


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