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Browns brutalized in 24-9 loss to Steelers
- November 30, 2016

The Steelers sacked Browns quarterbacks eight times on Sunday in a 24-9 win at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland . " You've got to lie in the bed that you've made ", Thomas said after Sunday's whipping at the hands of the Steelers . Now, in his 14th season, the 38-year-old was back in the starting lineup for this game, replacing an ineffective Jarvis Jones, because, as head coach Mike Tomlin said, "What are we preserving him for?" "To me when you have a quarterback scrambling, running ... (more...)
Big Ten reprimands Jim Harbaugh for criticizing officials Big Ten reprimands Jim Harbaugh for criticizing officials
- November 30, 2016

Michigan's regular season is over. " Every week we have improved and gotten better and now we have a tremendous opportunity to go Indianapolis next week and finish this thing and get a Big Ten championship". 8 Oklahoma and No. 10 Oklahoma State in what essentially is the conference championship game next weekend. If Barrett hadn't made it, the game would have been over and MI would have won. (more...)
Pelicans stumble to lowly Mavericks
- November 30, 2016

For him, the big important thing is just playing and being out on the floor, having minutes. Holiday came off the bench and scored 17. The Pelicans, who lost eight straight to begin the season, fell to 6-12. New Orleans recalled F Cheick Diallo from Austin of the D-League, but he did not play. The 3-point shooting improved from 25 to 67 percent (4 for 6). (more...)
Penn St-Wisconsin winner in Big Ten game no lock for playoff Penn St-Wisconsin winner in Big Ten game no lock for playoff
- November 29, 2016

ET. The Badgers lead the FBS with 21 interceptions, and are fifth in the nation in pass efficiency defense. It appears neither has one after the two fielded various questions on the topic Sunday. "I think our whole team's pretty fired up", junior outside hitter Ali Frantti, who was part of the 2014 title team, said after Friday's win. Both teams look playoff worthy for now. (more...)
Rivers propels Chargers over Texans Rivers propels Chargers over Texans
- November 29, 2016

Osweiler however, had plenty to say about what he did wrong on Sunday. When you're done with that, please join me in congratulating davelewis9, DrUHomes and YorkiePoo on becoming the only three players to predict all six games correctly in week 11. (more...)
MI clash amped up with playoffs on the line MI clash amped up with playoffs on the line
- November 29, 2016

It's nearly certainly not going to be a flawless world. It certainly feels like the biggest showdown since then, and this year's iteration will have Big Ten, and College Football Playoff implications. The Buckeyes would have a legitimate claim to that No. 4 spot. MI ranks first nationally and Ohio State is fourth. As an Ohio native who grew up watching this game, he recognizes the history and importance of Michigan-Ohio State. (more...)
Westbrook too much for Pistons to handle
- November 29, 2016

ABOUT THE PISTONS (8-9): All five starters scored in double figures against the Clippers and shooting guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (16 points, career-high 10 assists) and center Andre Drummond (16 points, 10 rebounds) registered double-doubles. (more...)
Ottawa wins Grey Cup, beating Calgary 39-33 in OT
- November 28, 2016

The Redblacks ended the season with an 8-9-1 record and were not expected to represent much of a problem for a Calgary juggernaut that had ripped through the schedule (15-2-1) behind the league's outstanding quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell. As reporters walked away, Buckley turned and banged his head against his locker. Calgary's Jerome Messam had just bulldozed for six yards on first down to the two-yard line, but instead of another power run, the Stamps faked inside and sent Buckley on a ... (more...)
Lynn's Rowe to take over Florida coaching job
- November 28, 2016

The Panthers, who dropped to 11-10-1, fired Gallant after the game. Gallant's first head-coaching tenure also ended in the middle of a season; after taking over as coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets midway through the 2003-04 season, Gallant was replaced after 15 games in 2006-07. (more...)
Jose Mourinho: Manchester United players need to win their starting places
- November 28, 2016

Goals from Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata, Jesse Lingard as well as an own goal from a Feyenoord player ensured it was an entertaining display from Mourinho's men, who have only impressed in spurts all season. It is natural that two of the highest-profile and most experienced members of the United squad should be thrown into the spotlight when things are not going right, and the players themselves have admitted that their form of late has not been what it could be. (more...)
´I will never repeat that moment´ - Winks ecstatic after first Tottenham goal
- November 27, 2016

Tottenham's Harry Kane scores a penalty during the English Premier League match against West Ham . The Germans now sit two points above them after winning 1-0 at Wembley on Matchday Four, and Spurs badly need to make up ground this week. (more...)
Kompany out for 4-6 weeks, says Guardiola Kompany out for 4-6 weeks, says Guardiola
- November 27, 2016

Raffael's goal midway through the first half was cancelled out by City's David Silva on the stroke of half-time. Pep Guardiola's side have been inconsistent while juggling European and domestic demands, dropping points in each of their last three home league matches and falling to third place in the table as a result. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp: 'Plenty of room for Liverpool improvement' Jurgen Klopp: 'Plenty of room for Liverpool improvement'
- November 27, 2016

The Reds briefly enjoyed first position in the Premier League at the weekend, prior to Chelsea's win over Middlesbrough which saw them move to the top. "It is not too hard". However, they couldn't improve upon that record away at Southampton on Saturday, with Claude Puel's men digging in to secure a 0-0 draw, the hosts not even managing a shot on target as they focused their efforts on preventing the likes of Philippe Coutinho , Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane from wreaking havoc. (more...)
PV Sindhu Stumbles At Final Step PV Sindhu Stumbles At Final Step
- November 27, 2016

This was Sindhu's third appearance in a Superseries final. Sindhu lost her match 21-15, 21-17, however, Verma lost his match 14-21, 21-10, 11-21 against Long Angus Ng. However, he came back strongly, winning four titles in 2015 - two in Bahrain, and one each in Bangladesh and Mumbai. He is the first Hong Kong representative to play in a final here since Wang Chen won the women's singles title in 2008 and he will attempt to become the first Hong Kong-born player ever to win the Hong ... (more...)
Australia With Edge Heading Into Day Four Against South Africa Australia With Edge Heading Into Day Four Against South Africa
- November 27, 2016

But umpire Richard Kettleborough was unmoved and a review showed no contact with Renshaw's bat. It was the ninth review in this series involving Englishman Kettleborough, who has a 100 percent success rate. De Kock's wicket signalled the end of South Africa's hopes when he missed a simple, straight delivery from Jackson Bird (1-54) that trapped him plumb in front. (more...)
Murray tops Djokovic in season finale to claim year-end No. 1 ranking Murray tops Djokovic in season finale to claim year-end No. 1 ranking
- November 26, 2016

Murray will be the 17th player to top the official year-end rankings since they were launched in 1973. Djokovic, who has a 24-10 lead in his head to head with Murray , said: "This is one of the biggest matches we will ever play against each other". (more...)
Yuvraj Singh's father Yograj Singh will not attend his wedding ceremony Yuvraj Singh's father Yograj Singh will not attend his wedding ceremony
- November 26, 2016

His parents Yograj and Shabnam divorced when Yuvraj and his brother Zorawar were young. The picture of Yuvraj and his mother Shabnam going to the Parliament to present it to PM Modi has also gone viral! For all the ignorant, Yuvraj has four brothers and sisters. (more...)
Guice runs for LSU-record 285 yards, No. 25 Tigers roll Guice runs for LSU-record 285 yards, No. 25 Tigers roll
- November 25, 2016

LSU remains the only defense in the nation to hold every opponent to 21 points or less, and its 11 touchdowns allowed are the fewest in the nation. After sinking almost $530 million into facilities upgrades over the last five years and more than $9 million into the coaching staff - including $5 million per year for Sumlin alone - it's time to ask whether the Aggies are getting the proper return on investment. (more...)
Murray wins London title, holds No. 1 ranking
- November 25, 2016

Djokovic held a 24-10 lead in meetings between the two prior to Sunday's match and was looking to win in London for the fifth year in succession. I think I've probably played better matches. 1 and the loser would be No. 2. I was starting to back off a little bit. I would obviously like to stay there. "Thankfully the first sort of seven games of the match, there was no long rallies, which for us is odd". (more...)
Eyes ahead for Flacco, Ravens after loss to NFL-best Cowboys
- November 25, 2016

Prescott improved to 9-1, the best record to start a career by a Cowboys rookie quarterback, and joined Johnny Lujack (1948 Chicago Bears) as the second rookie to start a career and win nine of his first 10 starts. The Cowboys beat them anyway. "It's the little things that count when both teams are good ". Then on third-and-goal from the Baltimore 3, he sprinted to his right and found Cole Beasley for a 3-yard touchdown pass just inside the pylon. (more...)