Winning consecutive league titles for the first time in 28 years likely will send the Tigers (12-1) back to the four-team College Football Playoff for the second consecutive year, providing Watson with an opportunity to resolve unfinished business from last January, when his team lost to Alabama in the national championship game.
In Thursday night's game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Pittsburgh Steelers, there weren't a ton of highlights for the Colts to celebrate in their 28-7 loss. The Steelers hope to continue to feed Bell when they host the New York Giants (8-3) and the NFL's fifth-rated run defense at Heinz Field Sunday.
Both would have one loss, both would be a non-champion of their respective conferences, and Ohio State would be sporting three wins over Top 10 teams, while Alabama would have one (USC), with four wins against the Top 25 (Tennessee, Auburn and LSU).
India's spinners zipped through 20 overs in the first hour and it was apparent England would have to negotiate significantly more than the scheduled minimum 90 if they were to frustrate their hosts. "One thing we spoke about in Bangladesh was we didn't have the control with our spinners", Cook said of Rashid, who has taken 13 wickets in the two tests.
The defender, who has been linked with a move away from Anfield after a deterioration in his relationship with the German, has not played since April. Ibe spent loan spells at Derby and Birmingham whilst with the Reds but broke through into the Liverpool first team last season and Howe is confident he has a lot to offer now he is getting used to a new style of play.
But while Salmon and other Republicans were praising Trump for speaking with Taiwan's president, at least one loyalist, North Carolina Rep. Mark Meadows, downplayed the call, reports The Hill. Trump will have wide latitude to reorient U.S. foreign policy as he sees fit when he is inaugurated - after all he won a democratic election after a campaign in which he proposed sweeping shifts to the America's global role.
Hampshire all-rounder Dawson, like Ansari a left-arm spinner, is now busy at the Bangladesh Premier League with Rangpur Riders. Durham's player of the year notched 1,548 Championship runs to help the club secure their division one status until the European Central Bank relegated them anyway for their financial mismanagement.
Westbrook averaged 32 points against the Knicks in two games last season. Westbrook is averaging 31.2 points, 9.9 rebounds, and 11.2 assists heading into Monday's game at the New York Knicks. Replicating the same success will be a hard task, as Westbrook has historically struggled when matched against NY point guard Derrick Rose . He is good enough to help the Thunder win games, but isn't a big enough star to command the ball away from Westbrook .
We've done things well so far and we want to continue in this vein. Though Atletico has struggled to find the momentum this season, they have a huge advantage over their rivals at home, where they remain unbeaten in 22 league games in a row.
West Ham were only 1-0 down after 70 minutes but collapsed late as Arsenal turned the game into a rout. And Wenger acknowledged that Sanchez seems to be enjoying himself more on the pitch in that role. The Chilean fizzed a decent 25-yard drive past the post after an hour and later showed wonderful awareness to bring the ball down his chest and slip in Theo Walcott, who had a low drive blocked by Arthur Masuaku.
Olympic figure skating champion Tatiana Navka has come under fire after performing a Holocaust-inspired routine with actor Andrey Burkoskiy on Saturday night's episode of a Russian ice dancing reality TV show. "Motifs from the Holocaust are not for parties, not for dance and not for reality (TV)", Culture Minister Miri Regev told Army Radio Sunday. "Necessary viewing!" she captioned her post, which was written in Russian.
Rajon Rondo had his first triple double for the Bulls with 15 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds. Griffin recorded a double-double thanks to 27 points and 10 rebounds, while team-mate Paul had 17 points and 13 assists. "To be completely honest, it's not", James said after Cavs shootaround Thursday prior to their game against the Los Angeles Clippers. "Fred's been doing a helluva job early in the season just figuring out how he wants to play".
He got the ball early and often, finishing the day with 201 yards from scrimmage. They had no choice but to pass on almost every down when they got two touchdowns behind. It was a sack party for the Steelers in Cleveland on Sunday. With 77.5 career sacks, the record now belongs to Harrison . Hello Mr. Cam Robinson from Alabama, Pat Elflein from THE Ohio State University or Dan Feeney from Indiana-and free agency, as fixing the offensive line will rectify the constant parade of defenders ...
Bell's extraordinary effort made him the first player in franchise history to rack up 200 yards or more from scrimmage on four occasions. This was the best rushing performance the Steelers have had in weeks. Both quarterbacks only competed 50% of their passes. That's as close as the Browns would come though. It was a sack party for the Steelers in Cleveland on Sunday.
In the fourth quarter, the action really picked up. In the final five minutes, he completed six of nine passes, culminating with a Mitchell touchdown for the win. Edelman had two drops, whereas Mitchell was more the "go-to guy" type. Mitchell, who sustained the grisly wrist injury in the preseason and was feared lost for the season, caught both Brady touchdown passes and had five catches for 42 yards.
Tom does a great job of that. On the winning touchdown drive, Brady was 6-for-9 for 83 yards. After watching the Brady drive to put the Patriots ahead, he appeared to have a little more bounce to his step at the end of the game. Brady was 30-for-50 for 286 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions. Fitzpatrick, back as the starter after missing New York's last game because of a sprained knee, was 22 of 32 for 269 yards.
The Portuguese manager, in his first season at United, needs to close an eight-point gap that exists at present between United and fourth place in the English Premier League. Mourinho's side have won just two of their last ten league games and have drawn four consecutive home games in the league during their wretched run of form.
Together they have brought in 110 passes for for nearly 1,500 yards and 14 scores. Hurts is the first true freshman to start at quarterback for the Crimson Tide since Vince Sutton in 1984 and has already broken a few school records in his first collegiate season.
The South Division of the AFC is the only division in the conference with just one team above.500 into December and that's Sunday's opponent for the Green Bay Packers , the Houston Texans at 6-5. The passing game is really humming for the Packers with Rodgers closing in on 30 touchdown passes. The Texans' offense has struggled throughout the season.
He's working harder than before to be honest, ' he said ahead of the Everton clash. I can say that. Koeman oversaw both of those league title wins and the early stages of Ibrahimovic's development and, speaking at his pre-match media conference, said the striker's quality was immediately obvious.
He exited New England's Week 12 win over the New York Jets with a back injury and underwent surgery Friday. After spending the first half of the season on the injury report with a hamstring problem, Gronkowski was hurt again on November 13.
Martial was denied his second and United's third on 56 minutes when Adrian stopped his effort from 12 yards out after he was played in by Rooney. Anthony Martial booked his side's place in the last four with two goals early in the second half after former United player Anthony Fletcher had cancelled out Zlatan Ibrahimovic's early opener.
If we are going to beat anybody, we have to take care of the ball. Then West Virginia reeled off 21 unanswered points, including Howard's 1-yard sneak set up by Marvin Gross' strip-sack of Smith at the Bears' 6. Holgorsen, 45, earned $2.9 million this season, including a base salary of $250,000. Holgorsen hadn't received a contract extension since signing a six-year deal in August 2012 after winning the Orange Bowl in his first season in 2011.
Despite tough coverage, Rodger's throw landed right in Adams' arms. After that, you know, playing with so many guys, when Jordan went out, moving parts, things like that. Split him out on his own side and made some plays. The Eagles had no sacks and no takeaways. "His ability to make those throws and their receivers made great catches".
On Friday Jones hit back: "It doesn't worry me at all". This week, Cheika said Jones had tarnished his legacy in his native Australia because of comments made during the summer about the Australian media orchestrating a campaign against his side.
For me, it's just normal, ' Pogba said in an interview with Sky Sports . "I love to watch them play". Not a bad selection of talents to look up to. I didn't want to be anything other than a footballer'. "But I wasn't born with shiny things". "My brothers were in the same bed". "I wasn't really interested in girls".
It was Rapp who put the game away, intercepting Liufau's first two passes of the second half to help turn a seven-point halftime lead into a 17-point advantage less than four minutes into the third quarter. The Huskies, for the first time in 16 years, are back on top of the Pac-12 Conference. While it's not typically a positive to have a key part of your offense shut down in back-to-back weeks, the Huskies can lay claim to just that.
With Ohio State snug at No. 2 and not playing, it also seems to be safe. However, the Ohio State Buckeyes joined them in the rankings, but weren't even in the Big Ten title game . 6 Wisconsin Badgers. If Clemson at No. 3 beats No. 23 Virginia Tech in the ACC title game , it's in. Most experts believe Ohio State (11-1), even though it won't play for the Big Ten championship , stamped its ticket for the playoffs with a 30-27 victory over MI in double overtime Saturday at Ohio ...
Horschel was headed home feeling empty. "It was nice to bounce back and to feel like I'm going this way, not stepping back", Hughes said. "I'm disappointed I'm not still in this playoff but I have a lot to hold my head up about", Horschel said.
Dickerson, who has been publicly critical of the Rams during their 4-7 season, said he never would attend another Rams game while Fisher was coach. During the interview the Hall of Fame running back stated that he received a phone call from Jeff Fisher letting him know that he was not allowed on the sidelines.
With England still 56 runs behind and four wickets down, Kohli & Co. will look to wrap this innings quickly despite the fact that Joe Root is still at the crease. It took just two balls for Ravindra Jadeja to send nightwatchman Gareth Batty packing with the spinner getting one to straighten and stay low to trap him leg before for nought.
A pair of double bogeys over the final three holes ruined an otherwise impressive return, and Woods shot 40 on the back nine at Albany Golf Club and had to settle for a 1-over 73. Despite his struggles, the 898th-ranked Woods kept a positive outlook. I hit the ball in three bushes and a water (hazard). He turned in 33 strokes (3 under) but was unable to sustain it on the back nine, where his only birdie came at the par-5 15th.
Lewis Hamilton has pulled out of tyre testing in Abu Dhabi after feeling unwell a few laps in. "It's too hypothetical. For me, there's no sense in talking about this story", Rosberg said. "There is no rush or time pressure with anything", a Mercedes spokesperson said on Monday when asked about possible action being taken. He said it was always obvious that outgoing champion Lewis Hamilton would have to "back up" Nico Rosberg in a last ditch bid to foil the German's title bid.
Not one Washington fan among the 77,137 who exited here on Sunday night was hand-wringing over Cousins or their team. The Redskins did a great job in stopping Aaron Rodgers and the Packers last week, but Green Bay can't run the ball and that could be the difference when facing the Cowboys.
Australia , energised by five new faces in response to two defeats to South Africa , chased down 127 runs for victory after dismissing the visiting side for 250 on the fourth day of the pink-ball Test. This effectively negated the absence of AB de Villiers and Dale Steyn plus the loss of form of Hashim Amla. Australia's Steven Smith, left, and Matt Renshaw run between wickets at the end of their cricket test match against South Africa in Adelaide , Australia, Sunday, Nov.