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Sports Ol' Ball Coach Steve Spurrier gets college football Hall of Fame bid
Author: 0 Ol' Ball Coach Steve Spurrier gets college football Hall of Fame bid

He moved to the University of Florida two years later where he won the national championship in 1996. The 2017 College Football Hall of Fame class will be officially inducted on December 5 in NY. In 1992, Faulk was named the WAC Offensive Player of the Year after rushing 265 times for 1,630 yards and 15 touchdowns in just 10 games, while adding 18 receptions for 128 yards.

Sports Cristiano Ronaldo wins The Best FIFA men's player for the fourth time
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo wins The Best FIFA men's player for the fourth time

Portugal's national manager Fernando Santos is up for the Best Coach Award alongside Leicester City's Claudio Ranieri and Real Madrid's Zinedade Zidane. Barcelona said Messi was focused on preparing for an upcoming match against Athletic Bilbao. Messi-Ronaldo to renew their rivalry off the pitch at The Best FIFA Football Awards 2016.

Sports Chelsea recall Nathan Ake early from loan spell at Bournemouth
Author: 0 Chelsea recall Nathan Ake early from loan spell at Bournemouth

Last season he played a whole championship with Watford. "The ambition now is to continue to improve and break into the team at Chelsea", Ake added. Ake will now be looking to be involved at Stamford Bridge on a regular basis as he seeks to prove himself under boss Antonio Conte. Ake scored three times in 10 Premier League appearances, including a dramatic last minute victor against Liverpool at the start of December.

Sports Nice rule out deal to sign Memphis Depay from Manchester United
Author: 0 Nice rule out deal to sign Memphis Depay from Manchester United

The Red Devils have won every single match since being held to a 1-1 draw at Everton on December 4, including Saturday's 4-0 thrashing of Reading in the FA Cup. I think, if United win that, they could be back in the championship race". Schneiderlin, 27, had established himself as one of the Premier League's top central midfielders during his time with Southampton, and his superb displays earned him a 2015 move to Manchester United .

Author: 0 Peninsula's McLaughlin already playing big minutes at Oregon State

But, the Beavers missed their next six shots and committed three turnovers as the Huskies opened a 19-8 lead. Markelle Fultz led the Dawgs with 20 points and Matisse Thybulle had his best game this season with 17. OR leads this long-running series 167-124. "They are big, they can score from everywhere on the floor and they are competitive as heck", Kent said of Oregon.

Author: 0 Cal fires coach Dykes after 4 seasons

Just up for air after writing a column: Sonny Dykes getting $6 million severance from Cal, per source . The fit makes sense, especially if Cal is looking for Dykes' opposite. He played at OR and was the defensive coordinator under Steve Sarkisian at both Washington and USC. There is a recruiting base in the talent-rich state of California, but it's nevertheless hard to regularly contend for division titles, especially given the financial problems the athletic department has faced.

Author: 0 Moore, Thomas share lead at Tournament of Champions

The 23-year-old held a two-shot lead over the hottest player in the game, Japan's Hideki Matsuyama (66), who is seeking his fifth win in his last six tournaments worldwide. His only stumble came when he made bogey at the par-four seventh. "I obviously practiced and prepared past year, but I just didn't as much as I should have", Thomas said.

Sports Jets' Patrik Laine out indefinitely with concussion from massive hit
Author: 0 Jets' Patrik Laine out indefinitely with concussion from massive hit

Buffalo came back to win 4-3, with three goals in the third period. McCabe followed through with his shoulder and didn't leave his feet to deliver the blow, and the Jets mostly agreed the play was "clean". Mark Scheifele quickly skated over to confront McCabe, and a brief melee ensured. "It's what we wanted to do on this road trip", Jets center Bryan Little told reporters after Wednesday's victory, "and we're off to a great start".

Sports Matt Bonner announces retirement with awesome video
Author: 0 Matt Bonner announces retirement with awesome video

He had been his team's representative for the NBA Players' Union since he debuted with Toronto. The Red Rocket reaches the end of the line. Oh yeah, he was also the valedictorian of his graduating class. Back in August, with the dulcet tones of some of today's top pop hits providing a playful soundtrack, Matt Bonner had a joking yet somewhat serious plea.

Sports National Championship Media Day draws Alabama, Clemson players, coaches and fans
Author: 0 National Championship Media Day draws Alabama, Clemson players, coaches and fans

Clemson is coming off a 31-0 shutout of Big Ten disappointment Ohio State; previous year Bama blanked Big Ten disappointment Michigan State, 38-0. Both, though, are prepared for what they missed last season against Alabama . If the Fiesta Bowl is any indication, however, that will not be an issue for Clemson this time around. "Opportunities came", Howard said. Though it's worth noting that 2016 has been somewhat quiet again, at least in terms of touchdowns.

Sports Man City boss Pep Guardiola feeling the pressure, says Paul Merson
Author: 0 Man City boss Pep Guardiola feeling the pressure, says Paul Merson

Before the penalty we had three or four clear chances. Five minutes into the second half City went 4-0 up, this time through Aguero who diverted Toure's shot beyond Adrian . They had not, he said, managed to do so in recent weeks, but this was much more like the touch City showed at the start of the season, when they opened up with 10 consecutive wins in all competitions.

Sports Unbeatable Real Madrid equal Barcelona's record for matches without a loss
Author: 0 Unbeatable Real Madrid equal Barcelona's record for matches without a loss

The star-studded guest list witnessed a one-sided affair as La Liga's bottom club Granada was unable to cope with Real's attacking threat which saw Los Blancos four-up inside 31 minutes. Real Madrid host Granada at the Bernabéu on Saturday in a mismatched clash between the La Liga leaders and a visiting team on the brink of relegation.

Sports Stalemate at Sunderland as Barton makes Burnley return
Author: 0 Stalemate at Sunderland as Barton makes Burnley return

After bidding a reported £6 million for Jermain Defoe - Sunderland's top scorer in the Premier League - the Hammers made a £3 million bid for Hull's top scorer, Robert Snodgrass. "If you'd given me a replay with 15 minutes left I'd have taken it". "I have no doubt about that, we will go through peaks and troughs at times but the job now is to build on the four good wins we have had recently, two or three good performances".

Author: 0 Boston Celtics Beat Philadelphia In Close Game In Garden

Johnson, who had 13 points and five rebounds, made the second of the two free throws. After a near Boston steal, Ersan Ilyasova missed an off-balance jumper, Amir Johnson grabbed the rebound and was fouled by Joel Embiid , who fouled out.

Sports Smash Mouth is trying to start beef with Draymond Green
Author: 0 Smash Mouth is trying to start beef with Draymond Green

Then, Golden State went very, very cold, shooting 2-for-13 from the floor in the fourth quarter as a team and committing five turnovers. Meanwhile, Mike Conley scored 27 points, including the mid-range jumper that sent the game to overtime, and Zach Randolph added 27 from the bench.

Sports Andy Murray sets up Djokovic showdown
Author: 0 Andy Murray sets up Djokovic showdown

You never know how you're going to start. It was a lead the top seed never looked like squandering and, at 5-4, a couple of aces and a brace of service winners punctuated by a huge victor from the Czech sealed Murray's spot in the final. In the end, after a second-set struggle, Djokovic took advantage of some crucial errors by Murray to seal the deal. The former world number one is looking forward to playing the current No.1 ranked player in the world in what should be a ...

Sports Preston v Arsenal line-ups: Teams confirmed for FA Cup clash
Author: 0 Preston v Arsenal line-ups: Teams confirmed for FA Cup clash

Jordan Hugill and Paul Gallagher also missed excellent chances for North End in the opening 45 minutes before Arsenal improved markedly after the interval. "The only positive in the first half was we were only 1-0 down". The Wales global received Alex Iwobi's lay-off before drilling a shot into the corner of the net from the edge of the box.

Sports Cowboys DE Randy Gregory suspended for the third time this season
Author: 0 Cowboys DE Randy Gregory suspended for the third time this season

The suspension is the third for Gregory, 24. In the final two games of the regular season, Gregory had 7 tackles, 1 tackle for loss and 2 quarterback pressures. He signed a four-year deal worth $3 million and played in 12 games last season without recording a sack. The team sent a release, containing only a statement from the National Football League, confirming the suspension Thursday afternoon.

Sports Sponsor Patch Returns to 2017 NBA All-Star Unis
Author: 0 Sponsor Patch Returns to 2017 NBA All-Star Unis

Stephen Curry is now the leader amongst West guards with 523,597, while Klay Thompson sits in fifth with 293,054. A native of Georgia, all of his votes are very organic. Last January, thanks to Georgians stuffing the online ballot box, Pachulia came within 15,000 votes of becoming an All-Star starter. The All-Star Game will be hosted by the New Orleans Pelicans at their home arena, the Smoothie King Center after the National Basketball Association replaced original venue Charlotte, ...

Sports Australia's Warner achieves rare Test feat with rapid century
Author: 0 Australia's Warner achieves rare Test feat with rapid century

Swashbuckling Australian opening batsman David Warner has dedicated his 18th Test century against Pakistan at the Sydney Cricket Ground to former teammate Phil Hughes. Pakistan's Younus Khan notched his 34th test century but Australia had reduced the tourists to 271 for eight, still 68 runs short of avoiding the follow-on, at close of play on the rain-disrupted third day of the third test on Thursday.

Author: 0 Steve Smith announces retirement in trash-talking fashion

Smith had already indicated this was his final season in a postgame interview after the Ravens final game of the year. After 16 years, the veteran wide receiver - who played for the Carolina Panthers and Baltimore Ravens - has called it a career, recently announcing his retirement from the NFL.

Sports Grayson Allen Plays For Duke 1 Game After Suspension & People Are Pissed
Author: 0 Grayson Allen Plays For Duke 1 Game After Suspension & People Are Pissed

When Allen tripped Elon's Steven Santa Ana, Mike Krzyzewski put the hammer down, saying "As a program, we needed to take further steps regarding his actions that do not meet the standards of Duke Basketball ". But that didn't stop basketball fans on Twitter from sharing what was on their mind. And yet - after a one-game break - Allen is still not out. And obviously, sarcasm ruled the day.

Sports Surgery adds new wrinkle to Tyrod Taylor's future with Bills
Author: 0 Surgery adds new wrinkle to Tyrod Taylor's future with Bills

William Meyers, who specializes in core muscle and hernia surgeries. The Buffalo News' Vic Carucci reported last week that Taylor had been fighting through a "severe" groin injury for a month, and that the quarterback would be traveling to Philadelphia "in the near future" to determine whether he needed surgery.

Author: 0 Points: Wait, Clemson players are doing what?

This wonderful story starts in Saturday's semifinal clash between the Tigers and Ohio State. "The worst thing I've done all year was poke Zach Bailey in the butt". It's gained some unwanted attention. Although Boulware kept repeating that Wilkins touched the opponent's butt, it's clear in the video that the defensive lineman went for his crotch.

Sports Raiders confirm Connor Cook will start against the Texans
Author: 0 Raiders confirm Connor Cook will start against the Texans

The Raiders didn't just look like a different offensive unit with Carr on the shelf. I'm not sure what you're referring to. "I think you have to look, number one, at the Raiders ", Texans head coach Bill O'Brien said . The defense can bring the hammer. Yes, the Raiders would have enjoyed a first-round bye with a win. They only trail the Denver Broncos in that category.

Sports Joe Barry fired as Redskins defensive coordinator
Author: 0 Joe Barry fired as Redskins defensive coordinator

While this move hardly comes as a surprise due to the Redskins' struggles on defense, Gruden has also elected to fire all of Barry's assistants, some of which were on board in Washington before the defensive coordinator's arrival. "The reason he's taking heat is because the people that don't execute his play", defensive end Ricky Jean Francois told the Associated Press . And when we didn't, now he's in the hot seat.

Sports Too early to take my name as next BCCI president: Ganguly
Author: 0 Too early to take my name as next BCCI president: Ganguly

India's Supreme Court has ordered the chief of the country's cricket board, Anurag Thakur , to step down. We are yet to find that out, but for now, he has wished the judges of the apex court all the best in their future endeavours to take Indian cricket forward.

Sports Real Madrid continues its unbeaten run with win over Sevilla
Author: 0 Real Madrid continues its unbeaten run with win over Sevilla

Pushed as to what would happen next, with reports having circulated recently of a possible January move to Chelsea or Inter Milan, James responded quickly. Either way, Sevilla will be a very unsafe team and one that will not make things easy on Real's youngsters. Maybe it's Real who should be doing the worrying after all.

Sports Connor Cook officially named Wild Card Round starter
Author: 0 Connor Cook officially named Wild Card Round starter

When asked if Matt McGloin (shoulder) would be able to start Saturday's Wild Card game against the Texans, Raiders coach Jack Del Rio said, "We'll see how the week goes". The Texans' offense hasn't been very good all season, but it might not need to be if the defense handles its business, limits the run and forces Cook into some mistakes.

Sports Serena bundled out of Auckland Classic tennis tournament
Author: 0 Serena bundled out of Auckland Classic tennis tournament

Serena, playing in her first tournament since losing in the semi-finals of the US Open in September, was looking for a strong showing in Auckland, both to prepare for the Australian Open and to celebrate her engagement to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian.

Author: 0 Brett Favre Believes the Packers will Go to the Super Bowl

Cowboys ranked 23rd. Certainly not helped by the Philadelphia game. But let's assume it does for the sake of argument. It will be the 5th seeded Giants if they can beat Green Bay, and if Green Bay wins, the Cowboys will play the Packers again.

Sports Sunil Gavaskar Not Surprised by MS Dhoni's Decision to Quit as Captain
Author: 0 Sunil Gavaskar Not Surprised by MS Dhoni's Decision to Quit as Captain

He soon became their one-day captain and in 2011 he sealed India's 50-over World Cup victory with a six at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium to etch his name permanently into the country's cricketing folklore. In a surprise move, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has stepped down as a captain of the Indian cricket team, thereby drawing curtains to his wonderful leadership profession.

Author: 0 MSG Network is even turning on Carmelo Anthony

But the Knicks still struggle, coming into the game allowing 108.3 points per game to rank 25th in the National Basketball Association. Hornacek said Tuesday. Anthony, never known as much of a defender, does not have the same athleticism and closing ability that he used to. They can score with anyone, but because the Knicks can't stop teams from scoring easy baskets on them, they are forced to rely on their offense and generally play from behind.