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Author: 0 Ed Orgeron ready to lead his beloved LSU Tigers

Herman, who coached Houston to national prominence the last two seasons, was announced as the new Texas coach Saturday, replacing Charlie Strong , who was sacked in the morning after three consecutive losing seasons. It's about the people of Louisiana. Orgeron has done his best to show that he's evolved as a coach, and now it will be his responsibility to make LSU evolve, too.

Author: 0 Dawson earns Hull fortunate draw with West Brom

The Tigers were vastly improved in the second half after Adama Diomande came on in place of Ryan Mason . West Brom: Ben Foster: 7, Allan Nyom: 5, Claudio Yacob: 5, Jonny Evans: 6, James Morrison: 7, Salomon Rondon: 5, Matt Phillips: 6, Chris Brunt: 5, Gareth McAuley: 7, Darren Fletcher: 6, Craig Dawson: 6.

Sports India beat England in second Test by 246 runs
Author: 0 India beat England in second Test by 246 runs

Stokes nodded his appreciation as the bowler hurtled past in celebration, and when Root was nailed by Mohammed Shami nine balls later, the teams might as well have shaken hands there and then. England's best hope for survival rested on the shoulders of Joe Root who had Ben Duckett, a walking wicket, for company. Later, Moeen Ali was caught by Virat Kohli at backward short leg.

Author: 0 Vikings Chad Greenway Calls Out Lions Offensive Line

However, there's honestly no time for anything else. Still, for the most part, the Lions kept the offense in front of them and stopped them before the sticks. Blaming the patchwork offensive line would be pointless, and it's worth noting that Bradford's quick release and offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur's plan for short throws at Detroit led to the quarterback getting hit only three times.

Sports Cavs set National Basketball Association record with 20 more 3-pointers
Author: 0 Cavs set National Basketball Association record with 20 more 3-pointers

He made 12 of 20 shots in all, including 8 of 12 3-pointers, and recorded his first 40-point game since April 14, 2014, with the Minnesota Timberwolves . "I don't think a team I've ever been on has scored 150 points in a game, so I thought that would be pretty cool". Tyler Johnson had 17 points for Miami, which has lost 8 of 10.

Author: 0 Spartans hoping to upset Penn State in season finale

That said, Clemson should just worry about itself. "Thanks for asking the hypothetical question, though". The second-ranked Buckeyes will host the third-ranked Wolverines in game with playoff implications at stake. SC (6-4); December 3 ACC championship game. No. 5 Washington remains in the hunt but faces a challenge in the Apple Cup against No. 23 Washington State.

Sports Atletico Madrid star and Chelsea target Antoine Griezmann open to PL move
Author: 0 Atletico Madrid star and Chelsea target Antoine Griezmann open to PL move

Speaking to TF1's Telefoot , the France worldwide said that "for the moment, I am good at Atletico" but added that he wanted to start winning trophies. "PSG are an interesting team but I don't want to play in Ligue 1, I prefer it here in Spain or in the Premier League". "I think Griezmann would be up there", Scholes told BT Sport .

Sports Santos coach Junior confirms interest in Schweinsteiger
Author: 0 Santos coach Junior confirms interest in Schweinsteiger

Speaking after his team's 0-2 defeat to Flamengo in Brazil's Serie A championship on Sunday, Dorival said that during a meeting with the Santos board he requested the club to pursue the 2014 World Cup victor, reports Xinhua . "It won't hurt us to try". I have not officially passed this on [to Santos' board], it is my initiative to have a player with Schweinsteiger's history.

Author: 0 Skinner has goal and assist, Hurricanes beat Panthers 3-2

Leighton, who hadn't notched an National Hockey League victory since December 2010 with the Philadelphia Flyers , made his first National Hockey League start since January 27, 2013. Ekblad scored when Leighton failed to handle his shot, with Jaromir Jagr appearing to hit Leighton's glove, sending the puck into the net. Skinner got loose again, drawing a penalty on defenseman Jason Demers that led to Carolina's power play for the winning goal.

Sports Ottawa wins Grey Cup, beating Calgary 39-33 in OT
Author: 0 Ottawa wins Grey Cup, beating Calgary 39-33 in OT

Burris & Co., stalled five minutes into the second quarter, but they were quickly handed another opportunity when Finch fumbled the punt away, allowing the RedBlacks to take over in Calgary territory. "We'll see if he's available but we have two proven winners here for a reason", Ottawa coach Rick Campbell said of Burris in an interview with TSN immediately prior to the game.

Sports McGregor: Mayweather not ready for 'real fighting'
Author: 0 McGregor: Mayweather not ready for 'real fighting'

Floyd Mayweather Jr, on the other hand, has earned a ton of money during his boxing career. "Tell him to say it to my face". "I want 100 million dollars cash to fight you under boxing rules 'cause he's afraid of a real fight", he said. McGregor for $100 million does happen, can you imagine how much those tickets would cost? This week, Mayweather publicly shut down the media's McGregor comparisons .

Sports Glenn Robinson III scores 20 points, Pacers rout Nets 118-97
Author: 0 Glenn Robinson III scores 20 points, Pacers rout Nets 118-97

In their previous three losses this year, Jordan might be able to pick out positives from each. "We've got to be nasty. What we've seen the last two games is part of what I think we can be". "I have teammates who believe in me and push me every day in practice and the whole summer". "Coach told me to always be ready, and to be confident", Robison said.

Author: 0 Mastroeni praises Colorado Rapids' effort, but bemoans his team's finishing

While no one outside the front office is certain the amount given, it is certain that when the team squares off against Toronto or Montreal on December 10, more than just the MLS Cup will be at stake. "Those go in and it's a whole different game". Colorado came into the match riding a 19-game unbeaten streak in regular-season and playoff games at home, but were inept in the final third.

Sports Houston's Herman leaving for Texas
Author: 0 Houston's Herman leaving for Texas

Two days after reports surfaced saying LSU was close to hiring Tom Herman to be their next football coach, it is actually the University of Texas that is hiring the coveted coach from Houston. Nearly immediately after news broke that Strong was being fired, numerous reports came out that his successor had already been chosen and his name is Tom Herman , the head coach of the Houston Cougars.

Sports Conor McGregor Stripped of Featherweight Title: Latest Details, Reaction
Author: 0 Conor McGregor Stripped of Featherweight Title: Latest Details, Reaction

With options limited, the new UFC 206 main event will see Max Holloway face Anthony Pettis with the interim featherweight title on the line . The Irishman, who also holds the UFC lightweight belt, has relinquished given up his featherweight title, the UFC announced Saturday night during the UFC Fight Night 101 broadcast.

Sports Badgers get to raise the axe again in rivalry vs Minnesota
Author: 0 Badgers get to raise the axe again in rivalry vs Minnesota

Minnesota's rush defense . Attached you will find the 2016 Big Ten Volleyball Weekly Release in PDF format, including this week's schedule, notes and more. Leidner padded Minnesota's lead to 17-7 with a 3-yard touchdown run during a seven-play, 68-yard drive with 53 seconds remaining in the half. While the Gophers' last win over Wisconsin was long ago, the Badgers' experience previous year against Iowa, when they lost the Heartland Trophy following a hard defeat to the Hawkeyes in ...

Author: 0 Raiders' Amerson returns to practice but still questionable

The Raiders are not dominating their opponents, outscoring them in total by 29 points, a low total for an 8-2 team. Last week the Raiders found a way to win late while only converting on 2 out of 5 keys to the game . The Raiders' leading tackler last season, Smith is second in tackles in 2016 despite missing one game because of an injury. MAN IN THE MIDDLE: All signs point to 2013 NFL Defensive Player of the Year Luke Kuechly missing this game with a concussion after a disturbing ...

Sports West Ham boss Slaven Bilic does not fear the sack
Author: 0 West Ham boss Slaven Bilic does not fear the sack

Manchester United are preparing a big-money move for West Ham midfielder Dimitri Payet , according to the Sunday People . A hard and painful season for West Ham was made worse by the hefty gut-punch that was last weekend's 3-2 derby defeat at Tottenham Hotspur.

Author: 0 Zidane urges Madrid to not lose edge without injured Bale

Carlos Carmona pulled the visitors back before halftime and Duje Cop wasted a magnificent chance to take an unlikely point when he skied a penalty high and wide after a foul on Victor Rodriguez with just 15 minutes remaining. Now we'll move on to the next game. Above all I'm annoyed because we had the game in our hands and their goal changed the game, they came out more motivated in the second half.

Sports Conte make a shocking statement about Moses' Barcelona move
Author: 0 Conte make a shocking statement about Moses' Barcelona move

Moses, 25, has transformed into a key player under Antonio Conte following three seasons on loan with Liverpool, Stoke City, and West Ham United. Chelsea are notorious for loaning out a raft of squad players and promising youngsters every season, but who could follow Moses' lead by going back to the Bridge and making a serious impact next season? Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has taken a dig at previous Blues manager Jose Mourinho regarding how he overlooked the ability of Victor ...

Sports Harry Kane has 'no doubts' over new Tottenham deal
Author: 0 Harry Kane has 'no doubts' over new Tottenham deal

Manchester United are among the big clubs on alert after talks over a new deal were put on hold last week. But the 23-year-old allayed some of those fears by insisting he has no intention of leaving a club for which "the future is very bright".

Sports Mauricio Pochettino wants Tottenham to be at home at Wembley
Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino wants Tottenham to be at home at Wembley

Tore Andre Flo netted three in a 6-1 win at White Hart Lane in December 1997, and Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink achieved the feat in a 4-0 Stamford Bridge victory in March 2002. "It took the stuffing out of us and obviously we didn't have enough to get back in the game", Kane lamented. Tottenham have lost both their Champions League games at Wembley - against Monaco and Bayer Leverkusen - and those defeats have, in effect, pressed them out of the tournament.

Author: 0 Guice runs for LSU-record 285 yards, No. 25 Tigers roll

And he's going to leave Houston - especially after their sour loss to Memphis to end their regular season. LSU's inability or unwillingness to land Herman may have turned Houston into a rival for Kiffin's services. "Keep Coach O. You hear it", LSU linebacker Duke Riley tweeted after the game. Houston coach Tom Herman and Orgeron have emerged as the leading candidates.

Author: 0 Guice runs for LSU-record 285 yards, No. 25 Tigers roll

And he's going to leave Houston - especially after their sour loss to Memphis to end their regular season. LSU's inability or unwillingness to land Herman may have turned Houston into a rival for Kiffin's services. "Keep Coach O. You hear it", LSU linebacker Duke Riley tweeted after the game. Houston coach Tom Herman and Orgeron have emerged as the leading candidates.

Author: 0 Guice runs for LSU-record 285 yards, No. 25 Tigers roll

And he's going to leave Houston - especially after their sour loss to Memphis to end their regular season. LSU's inability or unwillingness to land Herman may have turned Houston into a rival for Kiffin's services. "Keep Coach O. You hear it", LSU linebacker Duke Riley tweeted after the game. Houston coach Tom Herman and Orgeron have emerged as the leading candidates.

Author: 0 Vincent Kompany set to be sidelined for `weeks` with knee injury

Raffael whizzed an effort wide as Gladbach pressed to keep their Champions League dreams alive, while De Bruyne 35 yard drive was tipped over the bar as both sides pressed for a victor. The Belgian winger provided the assist for the equaliser. The Argentine worldwide scored a hat-trick when City beat Gladbach 4-0 at the Etihad Stadium in September.

Sports Browns' Kessler out with concussion, McCown back as starter
Author: 0 Browns' Kessler out with concussion, McCown back as starter

It can't get much worse for the Browns than Sunday, when the Steelers overpowered them, recording eight sacks, taking rookie quarterback Cody Kessler out with a concussion - his second head injury in 28 days - and dominating both lines from the outset.

Author: 0 Texas AD Perrin says Strong to be evaluated after next game

The next time Texas' football coach is scheduled to speak with reporters is Monday afternoon. On Monday, Strong met with the media and said he hopes to return to Texas next season, but he will be re-evaluated after the TCU game. offered a passionate defense of Strong's tenure at Texas , arguing his coaches deserve more than 36 months to turn the program around. Texas has a rich football history and won 10-plus games in nine straight seasons from 2001 through 2009, a run that ...

Sports Father-to-be McGregor demands UFC talks, hints at quitting
Author: 0 Father-to-be McGregor demands UFC talks, hints at quitting

McGregor realizes he's in a power position with the new ownership group, which purchased the UFC in July, and it appears he plans to leverage it before the May birth of his child. An equity stake in the company, that's what I'm looking for". After the triumph, McGregor said: "I have ridiculed the entire roster and I want to take this opportunity to apologise to absolutely nobody".

Sports Foxes march into last 16
Author: 0 Foxes march into last 16

Yet Ranieri stressed the need to address their form in the Premier League, where Leicester have lost six times and sit just two points above the relegation zone. "We have the kick-off and after 35 seconds we concede the goal- how can you explain?" "Maybe there's frustration. It's not that we don't play well, it's about losing the game".

Sports Mourinho gets a call from Maradona after Arsenal draw
Author: 0 Mourinho gets a call from Maradona after Arsenal draw

As to why it is that the pressure has been more pronounced under Mourinho , whose United side trail Arsenal by six points and league leaders Chelsea by a further three, he said: "It must be because of the career I've made". "We all know inside that in this moment we are the unlucky team in the Premier League". "I myself questioned whether he fits the profile of a Manchester United wide player, because that's where he is playing, even if I know he ends up drifting in", Neville ...

Author: 0 Proteas skittle Australia before lunch for innings win

Australia lose nine wickets for 52 runs in the first innings before slumping to a 229-run defeat in the second Test against Sri Lanka. "We want to do that very badly". De Kock earlier raised his second test century in a decisive 144-run stand with Temba Bavuma before being bowled by Josh Hazlewood just before lunch.

Sports F1 rivals Hamilton and Rosberg in the mood for showdown
Author: 0 F1 rivals Hamilton and Rosberg in the mood for showdown

Lewis Hamilton made clear yesterday that he has no intention of trying to "back up" his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg if he is leading this weekend's title showdown Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Hamilton said he will not be attempting to back Rosberg into the Red Bulls of Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen - an idea mischievously suggested by Red Bull's team principal, Christian Horner, who said it would be smart to hold up Rosberg to give the other cars a chance to attack.

Sports NHL: League-leading Canadiens snap Hurricanes five-game win streak
Author: 0 NHL: League-leading Canadiens snap Hurricanes five-game win streak

Even though the Canadiens were struggling to take control five-on-five, they could count on their play in special teams to be strong. "This trip comes at a good time", said Therrien. But about a minute and a half later Charles Hudon goes wide on the defenseman and steers a puck into the crease for Andrew Shaw to steer home. The Carolina Hurricanes have allowed two or less goals in six straight games.