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Kings game vs 76ers in Philadelphia postponed due to floor conditions

Kings game vs 76ers in Philadelphia postponed due to floor conditions

Wednesday night's game between the Sixers and Kings in Philly has been postponed due to condensation on the court, the teams announced , and there was much sadness. 76ers CEO Scott O'Brien commented on the unfortunate situation, which is only going to make the 76ers look worse in the eye of National Basketball Association fans who think the organization is a total fiasco. Read More

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Washington hopes to ride Pac-12 title to playoff berth

Washington hopes to ride Pac-12 title to playoff berth

Not in the two-year history of the playoff format have we seen a week like this. In the latest rankings released Tuesday, USC moved up one spot to No. However the cougar love soon faded away as the Washington University Husky fans took over the cheering in Martin Stadium. Both thrived defensively, holding opponents to 17.8 points per game in Washington's case, 10th best in the nation; and 18.8 points per for Colorado , 13th in the FBS. Read More

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Tiger Woods is back, and only he knows for how long

Thai-American golfer Tiger Woods measures success by just being able to compete at the Hero World Challenge , where the former world No.1 returns from the longest layoff of his career on Thursday. He spent more time looking back than looking forward, saying at one point that anything else he achieved in golf would be "gravy". While the past three years were nearly a total loss, Woods won five PGA Tour events in 2013, the last year he was healthy enough to play a full season. Read More

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Yuvraj, Hazel Keech walk down the aisle

Yuvraj, Hazel Keech walk down the aisle

The bride-to-be Hazel flaunted her handsome mehendi and looked quite happy and excited. Nevertheless, the star-studded cocktail party of the couple was an absolute treat to the eyes as Virat Kohli along with Ishant Sharma, Parthiv Patel, Ashish Nehra, Kapil Dev and Mohammad Kaif were seen celebrating the jovial moment with Yuvraj and Hazel. Read More

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Dallas Cowboys: Cole Beasley is an unsung hero

Who knew that with the 135th overall draft pick that the Dallas Cowboys would be getting a franchise quarterback? "They're the best line I've seen in a long time in the National Football League, physical, athletic, big". Only four teams have fewer takeaways than Dallas' 10. If the Cowboys beat the Minnesota Vikings and the Buccaneers lose to or tie the San Diego Chargers, then the Cowboys become the first team to clinch a spot in the 2017 NFL Playoffs. Read More

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Mercedes: Hamilton likely to face disciplinary action

Mercedes' Nico Rosberg celebrates on the podium after winning the Drivers' Championship title during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at Yas Marina Circuit yesterday. Hamilton hit back with a run of six wins of seven, and was 19 points ahead after the German Grand Prix. Meanwhile, Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel managed to get the third spot on the podium. Read More

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Broncos have fallen to seventh in AFC playoff race

Broncos have fallen to seventh in AFC playoff race

The start of this game, unlike the end, was about as uneventful as a football game gets. What's next for both teams? . He recovered the loose ball at the Denver 5-yard line. He dropped and hit Sanders perfectly in stride to pick up a quick 64. But none of that stuff from Houston, Ford or Smith necessarily would have mattered if not for their convergence with other crucial variables that the Chiefs crafted to their advantage - including 15 Broncos penalties (the Chiefs had nine). Read More

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LSU introduces Ed Orgeron as head coach

Orgeron was asked about his offensive philosophy and the reports that he's be pursuing Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin . Yahoo Sports' Pat Forde is reporting that Charlie Strong will be fired by Texas Saturday morning, paving the way for the hiring of Herman. Read More

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Mourinho: I hope Messi stays at Barcelona forever

The former Spain and Barcelona skipper has previously described Messi as the "best player of all time " and claimed five weeks ago that his "greatest wish" would be for the Argentine to finish his career with Barca. The Uruguayan was again denied a goal after Gordon made a brilliant save from a header six yards out just before half time . "Anoeta is a complicated stadium where we haven't won in years", he said . Read More

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Captain Dawson rescues point for Tigers

Captain Dawson rescues point for Tigers

Phelan's men looked set for another painful defeat after failing to muster a shot of any sort in a feeble opening 50 minutes and fell behind to Gareth McAuley's 34th-minute header for the visitors. McAuley is now Albion's highest-scoring defender in the Premier League era with 12 goals to his name. " Hull " after two victories at the start took a steep dive. Read More

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McGregor stripped of UFC belt

McGregor stripped of UFC belt

The UFC's latest offering of fools gold will be contested between one fighter more than deserving of an actual title shot (Holloway) and one fighter who hardly deserves to be even an interim contender (Pettis). However, according to MMAFighting .com reporter Ariel Helwani , McGregor did not agree to the move and was therefore stripped by the UFC. The victor of Holloway vs. Read More

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Messi bags double as Barca see off Celtic

Celtic's journey in the Champions League came to an end on Wednesday after a 2-0 defeat to the Spanish side, coupled with Borussia Monchengladbach's 1-1 draw with Manchester City, meant that they will finish bottom of their group. Celtic Park on Champions League nights provides one of the best atmospheres in world football, but Messi's goals silenced the passionate 60,000 crowd. Read More

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Arians back at practice, brushes off health concerns

With his team in the midst of a highly disappointing season, Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians was in the hospital after feeling ill overnight, the team said . "I'm sure we'll see him at the facility pretty soon". "It's stressful when we're playing bad". We were 13-2 a year ago and he was feeling good. "He's as tough as any player in that locker room, and whatever happened, happened, and got it checked out. Read More

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Bastian Schweinsteiger staying upbeat despite Man Utd exile

Bastian Schweinsteiger staying upbeat despite Man Utd exile

He told UOL Esporte: "It would be a huge wake-up call for the world". "I've tried to convince the board of Santos of my plan, which is that Santos need a player with worldwide recognition", he said. "He is not wanted in Manchester and suddenly a Brazilian club (like us) may be interested in an athlete with his profile who could move in the transfer market". Read More

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Chargers hand Texans first home loss of season

Chargers hand Texans first home loss of season

Rivers answered a 1-yard touchdown plunge by Osweiler with a six-play, 74-yard drive that culminated in a 52-yard pass to Inman, who broke free behind the secondary thanks to a blown coverage that involved safety Quintin Demps. Rivers has made his share of catastrophic miscues - he has 12 interceptions this season - but he has been far more accurate and dependable. In receiving, Tyrell Williams had 125 yards and a touchdown in five catches while Antonio Gates had 63 yards and a touchdown in ... Read More

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No. 1 Alabama faces No. 16 Auburn in Iron Bowl

The Crimson Tide are the only unbeaten Power 5 team (11-0) remaining and only two wins were decided by 10 points or less. We know this because, if you put together a super cut of head coach Gus Malzahn saying that exact phrase from this season alone, it might be long enough to be a feature-length film. Read More

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Hurts, No. 1 Alabama race past No. 16 Auburn, 30-12

Hurts, No. 1 Alabama race past No. 16 Auburn, 30-12

With the conversion to the spread complete, Alabama is defending national champion and No. 1 in the country by far. In Jalen Hurts , the Crimson Tide had a great quarterback who can run. He's good at what he does. White had missed the Alabama A&M game with an injury to his right, throwing shoulder. "He has to be healthy enough to run the whole offense", Malzahn said, "and needs to be healthy enough to protect himself". Read More

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No. 12 USC welcomes struggling Notre Dame for rivalry game

Notre Dame football Coach Brian Kelly tried to inject some dry comedy into the season, because at this point it's the healthiest coping mechanism you can have. The call was overturned on replay, but no touchdown was awarded, and USC took over from the spot of the recovery. "I was a little emotional before the game, but I wanted to do something for them and make sure they went out with a bang". Read More

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Manchester United vs West Ham: Predicted starting XI

Manchester United vs West Ham: Predicted starting XI

He should be in the side, no doubt! There is a zest and tenacity about this Watford team that I really like. More: Watch all of Rooney's 11 league goals v West Ham in our video above. We showed the quality and spirit and intensity and everything. I feel pressure of course because we are not producing. Manchester United are the [1.5] favourites here, and rightly so against a West Ham team that can't hold onto leads or pick up wins on the road. Read More

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Rooney leads Man United to 4-0 win with record-breaking goal

Rooney leads Man United to 4-0 win with record-breaking goal

Wayne Rooney opened the scoring with a sumptuous dink whileJuan Mata added a second before goalkeeper Brad Jones diverted a Zlatan Ibrahimovic effort into his own net and Jesse Lingard completed the scoring. But the hosts got one back through Lucio Maranhao in the 58th and Anthony Nwakaeme converted the penalty after Handanovic's red card. "We lost 4-0 and sometimes somebody loses 5-1 or whatever but it's not very usual". Read More

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Indianapolis Colts punter Pat McAfee throws 35 yard pass

Indianapolis Colts punter Pat McAfee throws 35 yard pass

McAfee's tweet has a GIF of an infamous Antonio Brown moment-a 2014 punt return against the Cleveland Browns where poor punter Spencer Lanning got kicked after Brown failed to hurdle over him. McAfee took the joke in stride and wished Brown and his family a happy Thanksgiving as well. But when a punter makes a throw like McAfee did, you can pretty much do whatever you want. Read More

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Novak Djokovic fights back to secure victory against Dominic Thiem

If either of the two wins the title next Sunday, that one will be assured of the top ranking - as long as Djokovic wins another round-robin match on the way to the final. I played a lot of matches. "I couldn't quite keep the level up from the first set", he said. It was a huge moment for the 23-year-old, who as a huge Chelsea fan was no doubt delighted to see their former boss Jose Mourinho in the crowd, but reality hit home rather brutally. Read More

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Wenger: Alexis wasn't forced to play

Wenger: Alexis wasn't forced to play

In Shkodran Mustafi Wenger has found a reliable and accomplished partner for Laurent Koscielny, while Petr Cech will always produce saves that will win Arsenal important vital points throughout the season. It goes to show what a couple of good matches can do for your reputation. I have never forced anyone to play in my life. They made Arsenal look pretty average at times. Read More

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