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Author: 0 Harden, Rockets snap Warriors' 12 game win streak in 2 OTs

Harden drained a three-pointer and converted a brace of free throws and Eric Gordon added a short jump shot as the Rockets finally separated themselves in the second overtime period of a game that included 14 lead changes, nearly as many ties and plenty of early-season drama.

Author: 0 New details emerge in Joe McKnight shooting and release of shooter

However, Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand said December 2 during a press conference that Gasser did not stand above McKnight's body, reports The New Orleans Advocate. In 2010 he was drafted into the National Football League to play for the New York Jets, spending two years with the team before being cut in 2013. "We think a black man was lynched yesterday", said Morris Reed, the president of the New Orleans branch of the N.A.A.C.P.

Author: 0 Andrew Luck (concussion) returns to Colts practice

In 2016, the faithlessness is in the team's chances at winning enough games in December to overtake the Houston Texans for the AFC South lead. "This isn't a deal where you sit there and hope and pray that something else happens", Colts coach Chuck Pagano said.

Sports Lakers' Young leaves vs. Pelicans with apparent leg injury
Author: 0 Lakers' Young leaves vs. Pelicans with apparent leg injury

The new Purple & Gold swingman added only five points on six shots tonight - and have you noticed all of his missed jumpers seem to come up short? In the meantime, look for Jose Calderon and Jordan Clarkson to lead the backcourt during the second road game in as many nights for Los Angeles .

Sports Floyd Mayweather camp on talk of Conor McGregor fight: 'Just stop it'
Author: 0 Floyd Mayweather camp on talk of Conor McGregor fight: 'Just stop it'

Reports state he is allowed to box in California. UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley says he would like to make a fight with Conor McGregor happen . In the never-say-never world of boxing, Floyd Mayweather Jr's camp has a message for anyone dreaming of a fight with Conor McGregor: "Just stop it".

Sports Tony Pulis ordered to pay Crystal Palace £3.7m
Author: 0 Tony Pulis ordered to pay Crystal Palace £3.7m

Pulis unsuccessfully challenged a League Managers' Arbitration Tribunal ruling at London's High Court. Pulis, who managed Stoke City from 2006 to 2013, became manager of West Brom in January 2015. But it was only due to be paid if Pulis was still at the club on August 31, 2014. They also concluded that he had not told the truth and "deliberately misled" Palace chairman Steve Parish "concerning his intentions".

Sports 'Thursday Night Football' Reportedly Could Be Eliminated, Although NFL Denies It
Author: 0 'Thursday Night Football' Reportedly Could Be Eliminated, Although NFL Denies It

Viewing figures are not what broadcasters expected though. The Thursday Night game is bad. "We are fully committed to " Thursday Night Football " and any reports to the contrary are unfounded", the NFL said in a statement . But it's just another one of those things. "The Cowboys have been good for viewership and last week's Cowboy/Steelers game was the most watched game of the National Football League season", wrote Kannan Venkateshwar, media, cable and satellite equity researcher for ...

Sports Sindhu beats local favourite to storms into final
Author: 0 Sindhu beats local favourite to storms into final

Up against the local favourite, Verma was slow off the tracks and lost the first game in just 15 minutes. World No. 3 and fourth seed Tzu Ying established her command of the match right from the first game itself and delivered a near-perfect all-round performance to be ahead 18-11.

Author: 0 Harvard's Kennedy School defends inviting Bannon to campus event

Harvard will host Steve Bannon , an alumnus of its business school, at a conference this week for its Kennedy School of Government, according to a reportin the Harvard Crimson . Harvard Kennedy School Dean Douglas Elmendorf defended the invitation in a statement set to be read at the start of the conference on Wednesday, explaining that the aim of the event is to "see what lessons can be learned about the functioning of our democracy" through discussion with those "at the heart of the ...

Sports Antetokounmpo ties career scoring high, Bucks rout Cavs
Author: 0 Antetokounmpo ties career scoring high, Bucks rout Cavs

Jabari Parker was also very impressive in tonight's game, finishing with 18 points and four rebounds . LeBron James had 22 points and Kyrie Irving added 20 points for the Cavaliers. "For a young team , sometimes that takes time". You want to put it in the microwave and instantly get it right away but if you're patient enough for the process and the journey, it will come.

Author: 0 Broncos have fallen to seventh in AFC playoff race

When McManus missed , the Chiefs (8-3) got the ball at the Broncos 48 and Cairo Santos banked a 37-yarder off the left upright as time expired. Their odds jumped up to 58.12%. But as was wont for this game, it didn't happen that way. They called their second timeout after stuffing a run on first down, then used their last timeout after Siemian scrambled to bring up a pivotal third-and-2.

Sports Cardinals send LHP Jaime Garcia to Braves for 3 prospects
Author: 0 Cardinals send LHP Jaime Garcia to Braves for 3 prospects

Still, Garcia has recorded a 3.57 ERA and 3.56 FIP over parts of eight seasons in St. Louis, solidifying himself as a decent if unimpressive mid-level starter. The Cardinals are expected to have Lance Lynn back after missing last season to an elbow injury, and Adam Wainwright, Carlos Martinez, Mike Leake and rookie Alex Reyes are expected to solidify the rotation.

Sports Happ, No. 17 Wisconsin shred zone, beat No. 22 Orange 77-60
Author: 0 Happ, No. 17 Wisconsin shred zone, beat No. 22 Orange 77-60

Gillon told the Syracuse Post-Standard it was a "wake-up call", and Howard admitted that maybe the Orange " got a little comfortable", after those wins against Colgate, Holy Cross, Monmouth and South Carolina State. The Badgers shot 11/23 as a team from the three-point line compared to Syracuse's 6/23 effort. The grad transfer from Nebraska was averaging a team-high 17.3 points and making 39.3 percent of his shots from deep.

Sports Texans focused on moving on after tough loss to Oakland
Author: 0 Texans focused on moving on after tough loss to Oakland

The Raiders asserted that they have been spending time preparing for the trip while the Oakland players were still unclear about the strategies they gonna use in the game, The Sacrament Bee has reported. Vehicle led his team down the field and found receiver Amari Cooper for a 35-yard game-winning touchdown pass. But if linesman would let close plays like that go they could review them after the fact and, if need be, take a touchdown away.

Sports Isaiah Austin cleared to play basketball 2 years after Marfan diagnosis
Author: 0 Isaiah Austin cleared to play basketball 2 years after Marfan diagnosis

I know Isaiah is someone who meant a lot to our university and program", Drew said. In his interview , Austin states that he has been cleared for a couple of months now and that he has been working hard to get into basketball shape. Because connective tissue is found throughout the body, Marfan syndrome can affect many different parts of the body. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said, "That's good for him", when told of Austin's new situation.

Sports Now Cuban's going after officials in other games
Author: 0 Now Cuban's going after officials in other games

The Spurs won 94-87. He scored 15 of his 23 in the fourth quarter, kick-starting an 11-2 run with one of his three triples for the period. "We dug down deep, didn't moan or groan or whine, stuck with it and kept pounding away and found a way to win", Popovich said.

Sports Bears QB Jay Cutler to have season-ending shoulder surgery
Author: 0 Bears QB Jay Cutler to have season-ending shoulder surgery

The Bears are facing a hard decision with Cutler this offseason. "Like anything, the more you do it the better you get", Fox said. Asked what he's learned about Cutler, Loggains said: "How tough he is". He has played eight seasons with the Bears and is the franchise's all-time leader in just about every passing category, including attempts with 3,271, completions with 2,020, yards with 23,443 and touchdowns with 154.

Author: 0 Penn St-Wisconsin winner in Big Ten game no lock for playoff

Barkley was injured in the third quarter of the 45-12 victory over Michigan State and spent the rest of the game in the locker room getting treatment. Barkley averages 101.6 yards a game to rank third in the Big Ten. "He was just in the office about 15 minutes ago and says he's feeling good, feeling a lot better than he did yesterday", Chryst said.

Author: 0 Watkins' return gives Bills a spark in 28-21 win over Jags

Another tough season for dedicated Jacksonville Jaguars fans. In both games, the Jaguars had to make stops late in the game to preserve their wins. "They've got that record because they earned it", Ryan said . Sunday, November 27, the Jacksonville Jaguars (2-8) take on the Buffalo Bills (5-5). After a Bortles TD pass to Marquise Lee , the Bills answered with a 60-yard pass to Sammy Watkins, capped off by a Taylor touchdown run on 3rd down.

Sports Ivory Coast: Zaha switches soccer allegiance from England
Author: 0 Ivory Coast: Zaha switches soccer allegiance from England

An Ivorian Football Federation statement said Zaha had sent a letter to Fifa on Sunday requesting a nationality change. The 24-year-old was eligible for Ivory Coast (the "Elephants") and for England ("Three Lions") even though he had previously played for the English side at youth level and twice for the Three Lions.

Sports Chris Sutton shares his opinion on Tottenham Hotspur situation
Author: 0 Chris Sutton shares his opinion on Tottenham Hotspur situation

He has adopted a 3-4-3 formation that plays to the strengths of his squad and importantly, with no European football, Conte is able to galvanise his players to focus on the big prize. The hosts fell behind to Christian Eriksen's excellent strike after just 11 minutes, but hit back just before half-time through the in-form Pedro .

Author: 0 Horner backs Hamilton over "naive" Mercedes

I took the championship away from him. Hamilton had earlier ruled out backing up his teammate, and Rosberg admitted afterward that he was surprised by Hamilton's tactics. Third-placed Sebastian Vettel did put Rosberg under pressure during the closing stages of the race. Red Bull team boss Christian Horner, who has clashed with Wolff several times this season, said the criticism of Hamilton was unfair.

Author: 0 Texas fires Strong, gets its top target in Tom Herman

Texas Men's Athletics Director Mike Perrin said in a statement that the decision to fire Strong was tough to make. The man who preceded Charlie Strong as the head coach at Texas shared his thoughts on Saturday about Strong being fired by the school.

Author: 0 Expect some surprises in the team for second Test, says Virat Kohli

He further said: "It is important to convince yourself you can negotiate what's thrown at you". But the hard separation was softened slightly by Cook's score of 130 as he put on 180 runs with teenage-opener Haseeb Hameed (82) in second innings in Rajkot - a record opening stand for England in India.

Author: 0 Brewers sign Eric Thames, designate slugging 1B Chris Carter

A 30-year-old first baseman and outfielder who spent the last three seasons with the NC Dinos in South Korea, Thames gets $4 million next season, $5 million in 2018 and $6 million in 2019. In 2016, he hit.317 with 40 home runs, 118 RBI and 13 steals in 121 games. Competition there is considered below Japan and more on par with Triple-A than the Major League Baseball.

Author: 0 Pogba and Ibrahimovic combine for Man Utd equaliser against West Ham

In 29 Premier League games, since the beginning of the 2015/16 campaign, Mourinho has managed only nine wins combined with Chelsea (four) and United (five). Speaking at the world premiere of the movie I Am Bolt, Usain Bolt said he is looking forward to Jose Mourinho "giving me a call". The two teams are due to meet again at Old Trafford on Wednesday evening in an EFL Cup quarter-final tie.

Sports Oakland Raiders third favorites to win the AFC playoffs following Week 13
Author: 0 Oakland Raiders third favorites to win the AFC playoffs following Week 13

With two games against teams under.500 and three games at home, the Patriots appear to be well positioned down the stretch. They've got the inside track to earn a first-round bye. It's important to note that the Chiefs already beat the Raiders once, so they could very well steal this division if they sweep the Raiders . Can the Chiefs pull off the upset or at least cover as a small underdog tonight when they visit the Broncos at 8:30PM ET? This division and this playoff picture has ...

Author: 0 McCrory office nixes elections board hiring of some lawyers

Elias estimates that the final lead will be around 9,133 votes. "Durham County has a history of election administration problems, including the current criminal investigation into the administration of the March primary", state GOP Chairman Robin Hayes said Tuesday".

Author: 0 Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin's awkward handshake in APEC summit

The U.S. president said last week he had warned Putin about consequences for cyber attacks attributed to Moscow that were seen as trying to influence the U.S. According to the Kremlin, Putin and Trump agreed that the current bilateral relationship is unsatisfactory, saying that they would work together to normalize it.

Sports Washington replaces MI in top four
Author: 0 Washington replaces MI in top four

Interestingly enough, even though they won't even get the chance to play for a championship, Ohio State should make the CFP at 11-1, with their only loss coming to No. Following the Tide are Ohio State and Clemson . But Michigan's resume remains strong, even after the Wolverines lost to Ohio State in Columbus, with wins against Wisconsin , Penn State and Colorado .

Sports Logan Thomas signed by Bills
Author: 0 Logan Thomas signed by Bills

Since then, he has bounced from Miami to NY as either a third-string quarterback or practice squad player. Quarterback-turned tight end Logan Thomas will reportedly have a short stay in Detroit, as one day following adding him to their practice squad, FOX's Peter Schrager reports the Bills have signed him.

Sports Love scores 40, including 34 in 1st, James has triple-double
Author: 0 Love scores 40, including 34 in 1st, James has triple-double

In fact, it falls only 3-points shy of the highest individual points tally for any quarter in National Basketball Association history, now sitting second to Klay Thompson's 3rd quarter effort of 37 against Sacramento a year ago. Damian Lillard continued his scintillating early-season form by pouring in 40 points with 11 assists and seven rebounds. Love's eight three-pointers ties Kobe Bryant and Donyell Marshall for second most three's in a game.

Author: 0 Celtic 0 Barcelona 2: Messi double sends visitors through as group winners

Messi has recovered from illness to travel, while Suarez was suspended for Saturday's 0-0 draw at home to Malaga. Celtic coach Brendan Rodgers had impressed upon his players not to give their illustrious opponents too much respect as they had done in Barcelona and they were certainly not humiliated in the same manner as they were in September.

Sports Lionel Messi's Brace Leads Barcelona Over Celtic
Author: 0 Lionel Messi's Brace Leads Barcelona Over Celtic

With the crushing win over Celtic , Barcelona has finalized there in last 16 of the famous Champions League. Messi missed the goalless draw against Malaga on Saturday with a bug, but his return to action against Celtic demonstrated once again just how important he is to Luis Enrique's side.