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Tiger Woods holes out from bunker at the Hero World Challenge

Woods is now six shots behind the leaders Dustin Johnson and Hideki Matsuyama. Five-time Challenge champion Woods was flawless at the start, finding fairways easily and making a two-foot birdie putt at the par-4 opening hole and a four-footer for birdie at the par-3 second.

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ArDarius Stewart, Alabama offense overcomes turnovers against Auburn

Hurts also ran for 37 yards and a touchdown, leading two straight TD drives in the third quarter to all but put the game away after a mistake-filled first half. The Tigers split the games, topping FCS opponent Alabama A&M but falling to No. 1 Alabama in the Iron Bowl. The Crimson Tide are on the verge of entering the game as undefeated juggernauts with an opportunity to move on to the College Football Playoff as the No.

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Ronaldo, Mourinho accused of hiding millions from tax man

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho have avoided paying tax on millions of dollars of earnings by channeling money to the British Virgin Islands, according to claims based on a huge document leak.

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Last-gasp Ramos snatches point for Real in 'El Clasico'

However, Barca started the second-half on the front foot and got the goal they badly needed to kickstart their title defence when Neymar s free-kick from the left found Suarez somehow unmarked to head home from point blank range. "We got a point and it's not easy to do that here". Zidane's resilient side can now match the all-time Madrid club record of 34 games unbeaten if they avoid defeat in Wednesday's Champions League group game at home to Borussia Dortmund.

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Under Pressure from Investors, Samsung Considering Splitting Company

This year, Samsung has been struggling with many controversies as the Galaxy Note 7 recall, the "Crown Prince" joining the board and the company´s involvement with the corruption scandal in South Korea . The Elliott fund, founded by billionaire Paul Singer, suggests splitting Samsung into two sections. In a statement released Monday, Samsung Electronics said it is assessing whether to implement a new corporate structure - which could see the establishment of a holding company - and the ...

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Australia vs South Africa, Adelaide Test day 4 live cricket updates

South Africa's doubts have disappeared about day-night Test cricket. David Warner and Smith scored 47 and 40 respectively to register their only win in the series and first since February 2016. The rest of the fourth day, though, went entirely Australia's way. The Proteas resumed Day four at 194 for 6 and were bundled out for 250 in 84.3 overs.

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Manchester United's José Mourinho to serve immediate one-match ban

Zlatan Ibrahimovic opened the scoring for the hosts in only the second minute but despite a dominant start from Jose Mourinho's men, West Ham restored parity through Ashley Fletcher , who left Old Trafford for the Hammers in the summer. With the Reds firmly in control, the Old Trafford faithful gave substitute Bastian Schweinsteiger a warm reception as he replaced Martial with four minutes to play for his first appearance of the season.

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The king of Formula One Nico Rosberg Announces Retirement

It doesn't matter who they put alongside me. Hamilton was Rosberg's biggest rival for the 2016 title, which was only decided in the final race of the season in Abu Dhabi . "So I pushed like insane in all directions and along with everybody who was involved, which was also my family, a lot of sacrifices". 'The only thing that makes this decision in any way hard for me is because I am putting my racing family into a tough situation'.

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Penultimate college playoff rankings leave questions to be answered

The College Football Playoff Committee chose Alabama (#1 seed), Ohio State (#2 seed), Clemson (#3 seed) and Washington (#4 seed) as the four teams projected in the playoff. 10 Oklahoma State by a preposterous blowout, haha, ha, ha. 9 and 10, respectively, the committee made it clear that neither is getting into the playoff no matter who wins Bedlam and the Big 12 championship.

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Bowl projections: Alabama, Ohio State, Clemson, Washington set for playoff

Remaining in the second spot in this week's poll is Ohio State. On Sunday, we find out who's in and who's out of all the big bowl games. If they win, they will be the #1 seed. 6 Wisconsin . Washington State, which was ranked last week, fell out of rankings, leaving five teams from the Pac-12. This paragraph is under the assumption that Clemson will have lost to Virginia Tech.

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Pats' Gronkowski to have back surgery

They will have to wait for the results of Gronkowski's surgery on Friday before making the final judgment on whether he will continue or will not play this season. "It has been determined that it is in Rob's best long-term interest to undergo surgery to address his lower back injury", the statement said. Bennett has 42 receptions, 540 yards and four touchdown receptions this season.

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Philippe Coutinho names Messi - but not Ronaldo

The Brazilian magician might have given Liverpool fans something to be concerned about when he picked the Barcelona trio of Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez as the three best players in the world now. Tests have revealed the playmaker will not require surgery, and could be set to return before Liverpool's crunch encounter with Manchester United in mid January .

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Yaya Toure's Two Goals Propel Manchester City over Crystal Palace

With the likes of David Silva and Ilkay Gundogan returning exhausted from worldwide duty and with a vital Champions League week coming up, the City boss handed Toure a belated chance in his Premier League line-up on Saturday and he responded in style.

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Cristiano Ronaldo accused of tax frauds

Denying the accusations, the agent's company Gestifute insists both stars have fully respected their obligations regarding Spanish and British authorities, saying neither are implicated in any judicial procedures. Spanish prosecutors have not responded to requests for comment; nor have Real Madrid, Ronaldo's employers and Mourinho's club from 2010-13. For Ronaldo, there is only the small matter of the El Clasico to deal with on Saturday evening, whereas Manchester United's Premier League ...

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Seychelles' president sends condolences to Brazil after plane crash

It said it would have no further comment until it had more details on the crash. At least 20 of the dead are journalists, according to news accounts. Brazil has begun three days of national mourning. Local media reported that family members of the crash victims began arriving in Medellin late Tuesday.

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Jurgen Klopp issues warning after Philippe Coutinho injury

What I can say is that it's too long because the best thing is that he's not out. "I thought before about it, but it doesn't mean that we do it". "Klopp has got three lads who operate and interchange in what I call the "magic zone" - between the opponents' defence and midfield - and they are so influential, absolutely key to the way they play".

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OR fires football coach Mark Helfrich after 4-8 season

A 24-4 record in his first two seasons earned Helfrich a five-year contract extension before a 13-12 mark in the next two years brought him an $11 million dollar buyout to forego the final three years of that deal. When asked if he plans to stay with the struggling 49ers (1-10), Kelly was quick with his answer. A few hours after the meeting, however, Mullens announced that the Ducks had made a decision to go in a different direction.

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NBA Fines Clippers Head Coach Doc Rivers

Brooklyn Nets center Justin Hamilton (41) defends Los Angeles Clippers forward Paul Pierce (34) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. Rivers appeared upset about a call on the other end of the floor, walking out of the coaching box and nearly all the way to the Nets bench. It was a long walk for Rivers, almost in front of the Nets' bench, and lead official Ken Mauer whistled him for a technical foul.

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Blake Griffin sits out Clippers' game in Brooklyn to rest

This was the third straight road loss for the Clippers and center DeAndre Jordan knows the team needs to check themselves. Rivers exploded in rage after being handed his first technical, and his players had to intervene and hold him back from the officials.

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Second witness says shooter screamed at McKnight's body

The man who shot Joe McKnight on Thursday had been arrested 10 years ago after he beat a man at a gas station not far from the spot where the shooting of McKnight happened. He added that all three rounds struck McKnight. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand on Thursday said Gasser was the man who shot McKnight. "He might be released now, but God is going to bring about justice in it", Franklin said of the release.

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JPSO: Gasser has previous arrest for road rage incident

McKnight, 28, who followed Bush as the running back at powerhouse Southern Cal, was gunned down in an apparent road rage incident in a New Orleans suburb Thursday afternoon. He added that all three rounds struck McKnight. Barbara Franklin told AP relatives are "trying to find out our own selves" just what happened. The shooting happened about 3 p.m.

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Manchester City schedule frustrates Guardiola

We'll have played eight more games - awful games - in the Champions League than Chelsea and Liverpool and we are there. After sitting out the Champions League draw with Borussia Moenchengladbach in midweek due to Guardiola's decision at the beginning of the campaign, the former Barcelona man was restored to the starting XI for the trip to Burnley on Saturday, and once again impressed.

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Where is Penn State at in this week's College Football playoff rankings?

Zach Aston-Reese tied the score at 1-1 early in the third period for Northeastern (5-6-4, 1-5-2 Hockey East). But if Clemson or Washington loses, a spot in the playoff field would open up. There were plenty of upsets in non-conference action, but the wildest week of the year took place a few weeks ago. Saturday's Big Ten Championship game in Indianapolis between UW and Penn State , though, will give one of the lower-ranked teams something the Wolverines don't.

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Man City 1-3 Chelsea: Champions elect?

The City defender was again embarrassed by Costa who shook him off and put Willian through for Chelsea's second goal of the game. William doubled Chelsea's lead 10 minutes later and paid tribute to the Chapecoense victims. Aguero is an fantastic player who does a lot for football". Both he and Costa now have 11 goals and it is the Chelsea man who is now a clear favourite at 15/8.

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Jurgen Klinsmann fired as USMNT manager

In 2014, the US team advanced from the "Group of Death" before losing in extra time to Belgium in the Round of 16. While Klinsmann's regime did have a few high points - the highest possibly being a 2013 Gold Cup title and a Round of 16 appearance against Belgium in the 2014 World Cup - his fate was sealed with a 2-1 loss to Mexico on November 11 and a disastrous 4-0 defeat at Costa Rica on November 15, giving the United States zero points out of a possible six to start the Hex.

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Ramos gives Barcelona 'Reality' check with late equaliser

Real Madrid beats Cultural Leonesa 6-1 in midweek to register their fifth straight win. "In a game of this magnitude, it is hard to control every aspect, but one of Madrid's main traits is their ability to draw games in the dying minutes".

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Manchester City satisfied with result at Moenchengladbach if not performance

It will be interesting to see whether Guardiola recalls midfielders Gundogan and Leroy Sane, former Borussia Dortmund and Schalke 04 stars respectively, who both know the Gladbach team well. One player who won't be featuring at center back is Yaya Toure, who played in that position for Barcelona under Guardiola in the 2009 Champions League final against Manchester United.

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Jose Mourinho: Manchester United Won, So Why is Jose Still Not Happy?

West Ham picked up a well-deserved point last time out against United, Diafra Sakho's early goal and some resilient defending enough to ensure they shared the spoils. "Sometimes after the game you're feeling tired but it's a very good tired because you've done everything on the pitch and you're satisfied with the work you've done on the pitch, so I think this is the day that everyone is tired but satisfied", Mkhitaryan added.

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Faf Du Plessis: South Africa's hero, Australia's villain

Australia has honoured the memory of Phillip Hughes by ending its five-Test winless streak with a seven-wicket success over South Africa in Adelaide . The Proteas can take particular confidence from the form of some of the youngsters who had never played a Test in Australia before such as Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock, who must have pushed Philander hard for man of the series, and Kagiso Rabada.

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Wenger had premonition over Debuchy ahead of Arsenal's clash with Bournemouth

Having struggled offensively in recent weeks, Sanchez inspired Arsenal to produce some scintillating attacking play and avoid a third consecutive league draw. "My view is we should have had a penalty on Sanchez and Bournemouth's was a very soft one", he said. There was inconcistency with his bookings, too, as Simon Francis and Cook were shown yellow cards early on, only for Jones to become more lenient as the game progressed.

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Sanchez rapid hat trick as Arsenal thrashes West Ham 5-1

Also, in the infirmary, "the Gunners' defender Hector is bellerin and participation damaged a groin Olivier Giroud is still under question". Xhaka got another 90 minutes under his belt and Gabriel did well at right back so all in all it was a great day for the Gunners who leapfrog Man City and Liverpool to go second.

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Jones fires back at Cheika

And, having adopted a dignified silence throughout Australia's series whitewash by England in June, Cheika continued his attack by stating he would struggle to coach any other global team. "It's their last chance of redemption because they've had a tough year and if they win this Test, they can go home happy", Jones said. May didn't have much room to work with throughout but wriggled past three Australia players in a tight space with his quick feet during one phase and looked like he might ...

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Mourinho urges Mkhitaryan to show more aggression in the Premier League

The former Ajax man is, of course, desperate to play, but recognises the importance of competition in the United ranks. "They know I'm from Amsterdam and I'm proud of it". Regarding Rooney breaking one club record and being on the verge of setting another, Jones added: "I'm buzzing for him". Obviously now the confidence level is higher.

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Steelers have spoken to Antonio Brown about toning down celebrations

The Steelers have held each of their previous two opponents to 10 points or less (Cleveland, 9; and Indianapolis , 7) to mark the team's first streak of limiting the opposition to 10 points or less in back-to-back games since the 2011 season (Dec.

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Teams shouldn't have shot at CFP without league championship

Penn State only suffered one conference loss on the season to MI, who just suffered their second conference loss of the year to the Buckeyes. Amassing a total of seven wins in three seasons is generally not a good look, and Partridge was dismissed as a result.


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