Spurs see off Pelicans, honour Duncan

20 Dec, 2016

LaMarcus Aldridge led the Spurs in their 113-100 win over Anthony Davis and the Pelicans, but the night belonged to Duncan, who was part of all five of San Antonio's National Basketball Association championships. "But off the court, that's where we're soulmates". As Antonio Davis said, Duncan is "the best teammate in professional sports history". He often visits the practices and is included in all the plays and actions for the games.

Browns fall to 0-13, lose 23-10 to Bengals

12 Dec, 2016

The Bengals now have their first winning streak of the season, courtesy of the Eagles and Browns. They shut out the Browns in the first half, holding them to 41 yards. The Bengals host Pittsburgh and the Browns travel to Buffalo. They'll need to build on their momentum and string together three more wins (and have the Steelers and Ravens lose at least one each) for a shot at another playoff berth.

Matsuyama wins tourney; Tiger encouraged

06 Dec, 2016

Even so, Woods said he was happy to be playing again, considering how bad he felt at his tournament previous year. "And these are all things that I have missed for about a year and a half". "The great thing is I'm building and, each day, I've gotten a little bit stronger", said Woods, who admitted that he was tiring late on in his round.

Upon retirement, a glance at Rosberg's life in F1

04 Dec, 2016

Through the hard work, the pain, this has been my target. I know a lot of the other drivers - Sebastian [Vettel] and Fernando [Alonso] - make sure it is in their contract. Hamilton, all smiles as he patted Rosberg on the back, with their fierce rivalry now one for the history books, jokingly replied that his soon to be ex-team mate was "the worst German teacher you could have".

Badgers look to avenge 2014 Big Ten Championship Game

02 Dec, 2016

He's rushed for 1,219 yards and a conference-leading 15 touchdowns this season and is expected to play after suffering a right leg injury last week against Michigan State. "A lot of it depends on when you play them", he said. We also do not see Penn State having enough firepower on offense. Michigan's stay in the top 25 was brief, knocked out after suffering its first loss of the season with a horrendous shooting performance against SC, now the No.

Isaiah Austin, diagnosed with Marfan syndrome, says he can return

01 Dec, 2016

It's always been my dream. Austin, 23, left Baylor after two seasons to declare for the 2014 NBA Draft, but the diagnosis came in just a few days before he was hoping to hear his name called. He averaged 12.1 points, 6.9 rebounds and 2.4 blocks during two seasons at Baylor, and while his time off may have hurt his stock a bit, this is a guy who was considered to have serious National Basketball Association potential before his Marfan syndrome diagnosis.

Yaya Toure not guaranteed starting role for Man City - Pep Guardiola

30 Nov, 2016

The result lifted second-placed City to eight points, four behind leaders Barcelona, who won 2-0 at Celtic . "Yaya can play in many positions, but I think we have other options to play there at centre-back", he said. Guendogan nearly equalised soon afterwards but his low shot saved by Yann Sommer . Gladbach lost Guinea winger Ibrahima Traore to injury on 40 minutes, which unsettled their attack.

Douglas Carswell must stay in Ukip, says senior ruling member

29 Nov, 2016

UKIP's new leader will have to unite a party that has experienced a turbulent period following the UK's referendum on European Union membership. Paul Nuttall , MEP for North West England, gained 62.6 per cent of party members' votes. I want Nigel to be front of the house, not a back-seat driver. While having expressed controversial views on the reintroduction of the death penalty and limiting abortion, Nuttall is thought to be the best placed to reach out to the working class voters ...

Westbrook with another triple-double as Thunder stop Knicks

29 Nov, 2016

For the season, Westbrook already has six triple-doubles, two more than James Harden . For the Knicks, Derrick Rose topped the scoring with 30 points, seven rebounds and four assists. Oklahoma City Thunder's Westbrook did it in whole good five seasons or 395 games. He added in two assists and more than held his own in his 17 minutes.

Slaven Bilic not anxious about losing West Ham job

27 Nov, 2016

While the odds of him leaving the Hammers in January are not very high, renewed offers in the summer could shorten Payet's stay at the London stadium . "But we lifted ourselves up a couple of days after". Pressure is on both. West Ham will welcome back skipper Mark Noble from suspension but Winston Reid must serve a one-game ban.

South Africa cricket on a high, Australia going down and under

26 Nov, 2016

Coach Darren Lehmann declared only four players were sure to keep their places in the Australian team after another demoralising batting collapse handed South Africa a crushing series victory in Hobart on Tuesday. "Cricket Australia share in the disappointment and concern that the cricket fans have at the performance of their team", Sutherland said. Australia were bowled out for 85 and 161 in their first and second innings' respectively, and in the absence of Dale Steyn who broke his ...

Conor McGregor ramps up his war of words with Floyd Mayweather

21 Nov, 2016

Once again nobody reached out to me. "Elephant is so large, he don't even see ants", the 39-year-old stated before targeting McGregor's financial status. "I don't have to fight", he told USA Today. McGregor respects his rival from boxing as a business man but not as a fighter. Not only did he say he didn't bother to watch Conor's blistering victory over Eddie Alvarez during UFC 205 November 12, he's bashing any parallels between the two.

National Football League ratings soar on 1st Sunday after voting

21 Nov, 2016

Seven consecutive scores in this game resulted in lead changes. The final two games in a day full of of heart-pounding action - Dallas over Pittsburgh and Seattle over New England - each including seven lead changes, a first in National Football League history.

Ibaka, Vucevic help Magic beat Pelicans 89-82

19 Nov, 2016

They came up with stops and Ibaka and Fournier both hit big shots to build Orlando's lead to 15 before heading into halftime with a 52-40 advantage. "You just have to find a way offensively to get a few baskets". During their game last Monday, he made a decision to lay across the sidelines of the Pelicans' bench rather than sit on the bench during timeouts.

FIFA Opens Disciplinary Case Against England, Scotland for Wearing Poppies

18 Nov, 2016

Federation Internationale de Football Association has opened disciplinary proceedings against England and Scotland after both sets of players wore black armbands with poppies emblazoned on them to commemorate Armistice Day. The FA had previously said they would contest any fine or sanction imposed on them, believing their "legal position is right and our moral position is right".

First taste of wintry weather headed for northern Plains

18 Nov, 2016

Temperatures will be far more seasonable by then, only peaking around 50. Showers are expected to develop on Saturday , continuing into Sunday with highs that day only reaching the mid-30s, then dipping below freezing Sunday night , making for a food chance of snow showers.

Odell Beckham, Giants get loose in an epic dance-off to Migos

16 Nov, 2016

A duel between two of the NFL's elite wide receivers came down to the wire with the New York Giants pulling out a late 21-20 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. The fourth quarter started with an incomplete pass intended for tight end Will Tye. On third down, he played it smart and safe, finding Tavarres King for six yards.

Mauricio Pochettino praises Harry Kane's showing in Tottenham Hotspur training

10 Nov, 2016

Tottenham were boosted by the return of Kane but dealt a late blow when Dele Alli was ruled out because of injury, meaning a first Premier League appearance of the season for Wimmer. We played a bit too nervously. We tried to put them in a better position to try and play more like wing-backs. And Pochettino insists that he did not take a risk by throwing Kane straight back into his Tottenham line-up, as the England international's performances in training proved he was ready for a starting ...

Tony Romo believes he's healthy enough to play

10 Nov, 2016

When Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will next be in uniform and available on game day has moved from a medical decision to a coaching decision, sources told ESPN on Wednesday. "I don't want to really speak for Tony", he said . "Tony hasn't played in a game in almost a year, 50 weeks". First week he did individual. "And those are all positive steps".

How A President Trump Could Derail Obamacare By Dropping Legal Appeal

10 Nov, 2016

Supporters held California up as proof the health law could work as intended. "We believe that ACA reform will inevitably be a priority given the struggles of certain markets to maintain competitive health insurance exchange offerings and premium growth contained".

Rizzo, Posey, Lindor among Gold Glove winners

10 Nov, 2016

Posey ended Yadier Molina's eight-year run as the National League's catcher and Panik beat out Jean Segura and 2014 victor DJ LeMahieu in a selection that came as a bit of a surprise since injuries limited Panik to 127 games. Its the fourth time a Ranger has gotten the award for first base - Mark Teixeira won in 2005 and 2006, and Rafael Palmeiro won in 1999. Freddy Galvis is one of the three finalists for the 2016 NL Gold Glove Award at shortstop .

Jets at Dolphins Recap, Highlights, Final Score, More

07 Nov, 2016

According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Dolphins are now 4-point home favorites versus the Jets after opening as a 3-point favorite. Then he emerged out of the ether to lead Miami to a 30-15 upset over Pittsburgh thanks to a 204-yard, two-touchdown performance. The Jets will likely be without center Nick Mangold and defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson , as well as being banged up in several other areas.

Raiders looking to sign Derek Carr to monstrous extension in offseason

07 Nov, 2016

Denver's Pro Bowl cornerback Aqib Talib (UH'-keeb TUH'-leeb) will miss Sunday's game against Oakland with a stiff back. He missed practice all of this week and traveled to California on Thursday for a second opinion on his back, which began bothering him two weeks ago.

Bayliss: No quick fix for England

06 Nov, 2016

England now turn their attentions to a five-Test series against world number ones India, who have won all but one of their matches in the longest format on home soil since England claimed a famous 2-1 series triumph four years ago. "We were outplayed by the opposition", Bayliss said in the aftermath of England's 108-run reverse. This is a start. On Mehedi, Mushfiqur added: "It is all his credit that he did so well".

Panther's coach Ron Rivera backs Cam Newton's concerns

06 Nov, 2016

Given the increase in sensitivity to head trauma in the league, it would be wise for Goodell to address the specific issue of Newton "not feeling safe anymore" while he is on the field. As a player in this league, if we do something stupid we get fined. Gilbert didn't seem to intend to be dismissive of Newton's concerns, but when the rubber meets the road, it is fair to point out Newton hits defensive players like they're hitting him.

Gallagher, Price lead Canadiens over Flyers 3-1

26 Oct, 2016

The Montreal Canadiens remain the only National Hockey League team without a regulation loss. Montreal, which has the NHL's best record, had a slight edge in shots (33-32) and faceoff wins (also 33-32), and the Flyers had a 39-32 hits advantage.

Staff Predictions: San Francisco 49ers vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers

25 Oct, 2016

San Francisco on pace to allow most yards rushing for season since Houston in 1985. Kaepernick fumbled away the ensuing series, only after he got sacked on a blindside blitz by Jude Adjei-Barimah. Winston has been inconsistent this season in what appeared to be a sophomore slump, and it looked like that slump was extending into this game after an early interception - but he quickly corrected, and was near-perfect throughout the rest of the game, which included three nice touchdown throws.

NFL Trade Deadline: Move Haden, Thomas, etc.?

25 Oct, 2016

The Broncos apparently balked at the asking price for Thomas previous year, but that apparent high asking price seems to not have changed much on Cleveland's end now. "I don't make a habit about talking to our guys about erroneous reports", said Kelly. Kelly said he hasn't spoken to Staley since the report came out.

'Washington Redskins at Detroit Lions- 10/23/16 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction'

24 Oct, 2016

Detroit's touchdown came from Zach Zenner, who has been given three more carries than veteran Justin Forsett. Lions quarterback Matt Stafford is now 4-0 against the Burgundy and Gold over his career and in the end, made them pay for their mistakes in the game by capping off a game winning six play, 75-yard drive that only took 0:49 seconds.

Indians top Ortiz, Red Sox 4-3, complete sweep, reach ALCS

21 Oct, 2016

Despite the huge numbers Ortiz put up this season, he continued to say it would be his last. And really, how the heck do you replace a legend like David Ortiz? Dave Dombrowski made John Farrell sweat it out a bit on Tuesday morning, less than 24 hours after the Red Sox were swept by the Cleveland Indians in the AL Division Series.

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