Sports

Author: 0 Only four safe in shattered Australia - Lehmann

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis applied saliva to the ball with a lolly in his mouth in the midst of an Australian batting collapse on the fourth morning in Hobart . Improvement will need to happen quickly, and coach Darren Lehmann forecast changes are expected for the third test starting November 24 in Adelaide - a day-night match.

Author: 0 Patriots' Rob Gronkowski Suffered Punctured Lung Against Seahawks

Following the game, Gronkowski talked about feeling "winded" in the moments after the play. It would be the third time in five seasons that Gronkowski has missed at least three games in a season (he missed the first two games this season with a hamstring injury).

Sports Winless Browns experiencing more tension, which is 'the way they want it'
Author: 0 Winless Browns experiencing more tension, which is 'the way they want it'

To his credit, Jackson has kept the Browns playing hard and he feigned some surprise when he was told that Brown had acknowledged he will be back for a second season. "We have said this before, we look at analytics as just a piece of information", Brown said. I'm disappointed for our fans and the folks here working in the office.

Sports NBA Rumors Roundup: Klay Thompson Latest, Alvin Gentry On Hot Seat & More
Author: 0 NBA Rumors Roundup: Klay Thompson Latest, Alvin Gentry On Hot Seat & More

Followers of the Fast Break blog have constantly wondered (with significant giddiness) what would happen on a night when all of the Splash Triplets started scoring points at will. Golden State showed Barbosa highlights on the big screen during a first-quarter timeout and he watched intently with his hands on his hips near one baseline.

Sports At least two ACC coaches are on the LSU radar
Author: 0 At least two ACC coaches are on the LSU radar

With just two remaining games on the 2016 LSU schedule, things are beginning to heat up as the program begins to explore potential replacements for the vacancy left when Les Miles was sacked in September. "I love being here". Beyond Fisher and Orgeron, that's where Gundy comes in, along with North Carolina's Larry Fedora and Houston's Tom Herman, according to the Times-Picayune.

Author: 0 'It won't reverse that much here' - du Plessis

Philander, who boasted figures of 3-2, turned and appealed animatedly after a delivery struck Smith's pads. "What we saw with this one, we knew we had the bounce point, and before everyone else in the commentary box saw it, we knew it hit the foot and not the pad", said Ian Taylor, the CEO of New Zealand company that provides EagleEye to the broadcaster.

Sports Penn State women's volleyball to travel to Maryland, Ohio State
Author: 0 Penn State women's volleyball to travel to Maryland, Ohio State

J.T. Barrett, QB, junior, 6'2/222, No. 16. On top of all that, Maryland has to deal with the challenge of facing its second straight game against a Big Ten power. Hills has increased his completion percentage by 17 points to 67% and actually has a higher quarterback rating than J.T Barrett this season. Mike Weber , RB, freshman, 5'10/212, No.

Sports Win 10 is No. 19 Huskers' goal for last regular-season games
Author: 0 Win 10 is No. 19 Huskers' goal for last regular-season games

But early in the second quarter, Minnesota had a chance to make Nebraska pay for going against that philosophy and perhaps could have turned the game around. The victory felt good for the team after a humiliating 62-3 defeat at the hands of Ohio State the weekend before. You know, it's ok. The same could be said for the Nebraska offense.

Sports Seahawks waive running back Christine Michael
Author: 0 Seahawks waive running back Christine Michael

Thomas Rawls is returning from a leg injury while rookie C.J. Prosise has emerged of late, supplanting Michael as the lead back last week and flourishing Sunday night in his first career start. Carroll said on Monday the combination of Prosise and Rawls could be the blend needed to jumpstart a running game that entered last week 30th in the NFL.

Sports Cowboys top Steelers after back-and-forth thriller
Author: 0 Cowboys top Steelers after back-and-forth thriller

That's partly because of the polish and poise displayed by Prescott, the fourth-round draft pick from Mississippi State thrust into action when Tony Romo hurt his back during the preseason. No matter. Prescott flipped a screen pass to Elliott that he turned into an 83-yard romp, the first touchdown reception of Elliott's young career and the longest by a Dallas running back since Herschel Walker raced 84 yards against Philadelphia in 1986.

Author: 0 Resetting the College Football Playoff chase after an upset-filled Week 11

If Wisconsin wins out, they're in the Big Ten Championship representing the West. The announcement was made in Husky Stadium and the sellout crowd at the Washington-USC game roared. 16 West Virginia (8-1, can tie for the Big 12 championship with a win over Oklahoma ), and No. 19 Nebraska (8-2, can play in the Big Ten championship game if Wisconsin loses one of their final two regular-season games).

Sports Jets starting Petty at QB over injured Fitzpatrick
Author: 0 Jets starting Petty at QB over injured Fitzpatrick

With the Jets entering a bye in Week 11, they'll have time to heal up, reassess, and most importantly, prepare for yet another huge game this year. Fitzpatrick has not produced close to those same statistics in 2016 and already was benched once this season.

Author: 0 Giants receiver Victor Cruz out with ankle injury

With a win on Monday night, the Giants will hold onto second place while the NFC East is back to being the only division in football with all four teams above.500. tonight as well. Beckham has 44 receptions on the year for 677 yards and 5 touchdowns. "He can do it all", says Bengals corner Adam Jones . "Obviously tight end.

Sports Seager becomes latest Dodger honored as Rookie of the Year
Author: 0 Seager becomes latest Dodger honored as Rookie of the Year

The 23-year-old right-hander went 11-7 with a 3.06 ERA in 26 starts for a Tigers club that narrowly missed out on the playoffs. Fulmer finished with 26 first place votes while Sanchez finished with four first place votes. Gary Sanchez , Yankees, 91 votes 3. Derek Jeter remains the last Yankee to win the award since 1996. Fulmer joined the Tigers organization at the 2015 trade deadline as he was part of the deal that sent slugger Yoenis Cespedes to the Mets.

Sports RUMORS: Spurs delay Kane contract talks
Author: 0 RUMORS: Spurs delay Kane contract talks

The report suggests that Harry Kane is demanding a deal similar to what his global teammates like Jamie Vardy, Theo Walcott and Daniel Sturridge earn at their respective clubs. A report in The Sun on Monday claimed Spurs and Kane had agreed to put talks over a new contract on hold, despite growing interest from Manchester United as well as Manchester City and Chelsea.

Sports Michigan QB Wilton Speight has broken collarbone
Author: 0 Michigan QB Wilton Speight has broken collarbone

Speight appeared to injure his non-throwing shoulder in this past weekend's loss to Iowa . It looks like MI quarterback Wilton Speight is out for the rest of the regular season. O'Korn, a Houston transfer, was the 2013 American Athletic Conference rookie of the year. Ever since they lost to Penn State, Buckeyes fans had the unenviable task of rooting for MI, because a loss would've meant Penn State would reach the Championship Game if both teams won out.

Sports Jake Long has torn Achilles' tendon, likely out for season
Author: 0 Jake Long has torn Achilles' tendon, likely out for season

The Washington Redskins, led by quarterback Kirk Cousins , are trying to prove that they are for real, and that they are serious contenders. "We didn't do enough things today to win", head coach Mike Zimmer told KFAN radio. But blocking for the run is another thing altogether (see below). Sam Bradford threw the ball almost twice as many times (40) as he handed it off. This team can not run the ball.

Sports Arizona Coyotes announce plans for new arena
Author: 0 Arizona Coyotes announce plans for new arena

They have only made the playoffs eight times. The complex would also include an additional 4,000 seat multi-sport arena that will serve Arizona State University Athletics in addition to being utilized for Coyotes practices and youth events.

Sports Tyron Woodley 'bummed' title defense was declared a draw
Author: 0 Tyron Woodley 'bummed' title defense was declared a draw

While Woodley is likely still keen for a super fight with Diaz or St-Pierre for the potential financial windfall that would accompany it, his next challenger is grappling expert Demian Maia. Well, UFC president Dana White says these two are going to do it all over again because the draw necessitates that Woodley and "Wonderboy" get back together for a rematch.

Author: 0 Nico Rosberg: "That was a pretty intense qualifying"

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen qualified third with Red Bull's Max Verstappen joining the 2007 world champion on the second row of the grid. Despite showing promising pace in Friday practice, Red Bull looks set to be in a battle with Ferrari rather than Mercedes on Sunday as the gap between Raikkonen in third and Ricciardo in sixth stood at just 0.136s.

Author: 0 Chicago Cubs stay alive, win World Series Game 5

Trevor Bauer has a chance to pitch the Cleveland Indians to their first World Series title since 1948 in Game 5 at Wrigley Field. Hopefully he has another good game and takes the World Series to a Game 7 . The Indians have a minuscule 1.80 team ERA in the postseason, pushing the run total UNDER in 11 of their 13 playoff games. He was called out on strikes in the first inning - though when the strike zone was expanded to include someone's shoulders, I don't know.

Author: 0 Hawkeyes Score Historic Win, Knock off #3 MI

On Saturday for the Hawkeyes, a it was another freshman kicker, Keith Duncan, drilling it from 33 yards and handing MI their first loss of the season. "We're ready to go", Jewell said to him. He recorded 4 tackles (2 solo), 0.5 tackle for loss, 1 INT, and 3 pass breakups. His next play, a pass on third down and 9, was intercepted.

Author: 0 Obama to talk to Trump about successful transition

MORE: Hillary Clinton on Trump - "We owe him an open mind, chance to lead" But at least publicly, the two men appeared to put aside their animosity. Clinton has made a concession speech earlier in the day, congratulating Trump on his election and hoping for a peaceful transition of power.

Author: 0 Verstappen draws comparisons with the Formula One greats

A defiant Max Verstappen insists he will not change his aggressive racing approach despite being warned by Mercedes to stay out of the championship fight ahead of Sunday's pivotal Brazilian Grand Prix . They should still fight for first , for sure. The fact that this happened in Brazil, with Brazilian Nasr taking the crucial finish for the team, must have made the moment all the sweeter for the Swiss outfit.

Author: 0 Blocked Point-After Kick Lifts Broncos Past Saints, 25-23

Sean Payton and company now face a short week and travel to take on the Carolina Panthers on Thursday Night Football in Week 11. It was a good challenge. After Trevor Siemian's inept offense failed to drain the clock or score a touchdown, Brees led the Saints offense for the apparent game-winning touchdown.

Author: 0 DeRozan scores 34, Raptors come back to beat Hornets 113-111

The Raptors have long, strong defenders to throw at Westbrook - who had 36 points , seven rebounds and seven assists in the game - and they were aggressive with him as he came off pick and rolls. Friday will bring a big test, when the Raptors face a stingy Charlotte Hornets team . Norman Powell scored 19 points and Kyle Lowry added 16 points for the Raptors (7-2), who have won three in a row.

Author: 0 Stephen Jones says not to expect definitive statement on Cowboys' QB situation

Romo has been out since he sustained a compression fracture in his back during the preseason, and he has not appeared in a regular season game since November 26, 2015. Still, while Romo, 36, is 16-4 in his last 20 starts, he's only played four times since the start of last season and didn't finish two of the last three games he played.

Sports Penn State vs. IN 2016
Author: 0 Penn State vs. IN 2016

The teams then traded punts before Penn State retook the lead, this time for good. The Lions lost their third starting tackle, struggled to run, had two passes intercepted and had a hard time handling IN quarterback Richard Lagow. McSorley had not thrown an interception since his final pass against MI, a span of 139 attempts until his next. Lagow was 23 of 40 for 292 yards and two TDs, and Devine Redding ran 23 times for 108 yards and two scores.

Sports Dude, Again?! Cowboy Randy Gregory Fails ANOTHER Drug Texas
Author: 0 Dude, Again?! Cowboy Randy Gregory Fails ANOTHER Drug Texas

The Cowboys have solidified themselves as the NFC favorites through the first nine weeks of the season, so Gregory's absence hasn't exactly created a void on the defensive side of the ball. The league told the network it "has not been notified of any new violations". Gregory promised that he had learned his lesson and would do the right thing once he got back to the Cowboys.

Author: 0 Rosberg fastest in Brazil final practice ahead of qualifying

Behind, Sebastian Vettel was fifth in his Ferrari, only 0.010secs back, with Daniel Ricciardo sixth in the other Red Bull. Hamilton, fighting to retain his crown, is also aiming for a hat-trick of consecutive wins having won both the United States and Mexican races last month.

Author: 0 Jamie Murray: Andy Murray's achievements are 'ridiculous'

On becoming world No 1, Murray said: It was not something I actually thought loads about until the last few years, until I got older. "We spoke on the Saturday night in Paris on the phone", Murray said. Personally, this has already been "by far the best year that I've had in my life", said Murray , who left his brother Jamie, the doubles world No.1, to fly the family flag at Friday's England-Scotland World Cup qualifier while he watched at home in Surrey with wife Kim and baby daughter ...

Author: 0 Schmidt rules out being part of 2017 Lions coaching staff

Joe Schmidt has insisted Garry Ringrose's Test debut will not automatically usher in a brand-new Ireland centre pairing dynasty with Robbie Henshaw. Ireland upped the intensity after the break particularly at scrum time. "We have to do well on Saturday so that we get credibility so that we can face off against other tier-one teams in the future".

Sports Jose Bautista considering accepting qualifying offer, meets with Red Sox
Author: 0 Jose Bautista considering accepting qualifying offer, meets with Red Sox

He batted.263 with 30 home runs and 93 RBIs for Kansas City in 2016. His best season came in 2015, when Morales slashed.290/.362/.485 with 22 home runs and 106 RBIs as well as winning the A.L. He finished fifth in the voting for the AL MVP. As Rosenthal points out, it is still conceivable that the team could re-sign Encarnacion to play first base everyday, but the signing appears to lower the odds.

Sports Obama's final push: Whirlwind 3-state tour for Clinton
Author: 0 Obama's final push: Whirlwind 3-state tour for Clinton

But her lead has narrowed after a revelation a week ago that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was looking into a new trove of emails as part of its probe into her handling of classified information while she was secretary of state. So-called "ballot harvesting" is one of the most popular and effective methods for Hispanics and Native Americans to vote in Arizona, where the race is close.