Franklin was named the Dave McClain Big Ten Coach of Year last week. He's also one of five finalists for the Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award. He led the Nittany Lions to the Big Ten East title, its second divisional title (2011). Finally working with a full compliment of players and having two of his own recruiting classes under his belt, Franklin is starting to show just how good the potential at Penn State really is.
TORONTO (AP) - The Cleveland Cavaliers lost J.R. Smith to a left knee injury early in the game, though LeBron James wouldn't allow his team to let up on the Toronto Raptors one bit. Leading up to the game, LeBron said the Cavs would not take Toronto lightly, and they certainly didn't. There are 11 National Basketball Association games on the schedule for Monday, Dec.
Not only did he help lead his team to the Cotton Bowl, but he also helped "row the boat" all the way to an undefeated season and MAC championship. The Buckeyes dominated just about every team they played against this year, with their only loss coming on a blocked field goal against Penn State .
The 2017 CFP National Championship Game is scheduled for Monday, January 9, 2017, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. Penn State and USC have met twice in the Rose Bowl Game , including both of their most appearances in 2009. "But 99 percent of the guys in there are just excited about staying together as a family and being able to play in such a historic bowl game ". We're at the point with Alabama where, if they decisively or even just handily win two playoff games and the ...
He will have a scan this afternoon as Liverpool try to determine the extent of ankle ligament damage. Coutinho has scored five goals and has made five assists in 13 Premier League appearances in the 2016-17 campaign so far. The Reds will be without several attacking options for the visit of Leeds, with Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana also now sidelined and Roberto Firmino likely to sit the game out after being substituted with a knock against Sunderland .
And if Notre Dame wins both, we're spending this week figuring out what bowl the Irish will play in. 3 IN this season. Kevaughn Allen led Florida with 21 points, and John Egbunu had nine points and 12 rebounds. Colson played much of the first half as if he had pounded a six-pack of energy drinks before the game. Fort Wayne actually outscored the Irish in the second half, however, as Notre Dame held on for the 15 point victory.
Jonathan Joseph, Farrell's centre partner, scored two tries, with Marland Yarde and impressive scrum-half Ben Youngs also crossing Australia's line. Then again, it could turn into a low-scoring game of chess with either one striking a killer check-mate just before the end of the match. To beat Australia 4-0, continue the unbeaten record, equal England's record of unbeaten games.
The Broncos punted 11 times out of 14 possessions and was one for 13 on converting third downs. The Broncos did win, but if Lynch has to play at least one more week, the Broncos will need more from him than just avoiding turnovers. The Broncos offense is complicated and takes a while to get used to. One thing Robinson might do, especially after another non-call prompted his eruption, is start playing more physical.
Fitzpatrick, back as the Jets' starting QB after missing the last game with a sprained knee, completed 22 of 32 passes for 269 yards. New England Patriots wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell (19) celebrates after scoring a touchdown agains ...
Holliday was traded from the Rockies to the A's prior to the 2009 season in a deal that benefited Colorado greatly. "Those are a couple of things that really made this exciting for me". The team, however, didn't necessarily feel that it got the most out of the outfielder. But he only played in 93 games with the A's before they dealt him to St.
The victory had pushed the Merseyside club to third place, four points off the leaders, Chelsea, from whom Ake is on loan. Ian Rush believes West Ham's record of late could make them a big threat to Liverpool in Sunday's Premier League clash at Anfield.
Next he asked him what it was like, "to have a career that people only care about once every four years". Despite a hard fought tussle Bolt was hailed as the champion after telling Corden: "You can't win tonight, no need to try, think, have you ever seen me lose to a white guy?" Bolt also spoke about Michael Phelps who reversed his decision to retire after London 2012 to return for this year's Olympics in Brazil.
English has successfully served as the finance minister despite leading his party to an electoral debacle in the 2002 election. UPDATED 8.20PM Finance Minister Bill English says there won't be any "radical policy departures" if he's made Prime Minister.
A Covington 3 in the final half-minute pulled Western Illinois to 78-76, but then Owens' three-point play pushed the game out of reach. Before Saturday, Calipari's Wildcats drew comparisons to some of his best teams at Kentucky. Fans also can't forget that two of the most storied programs in college hoops will be going head-to-head this weekend when the UCLA Bruins take on the Kentucky Wildcats.
And that desperation came back to bite them on their next drive, when they marched to the Chiefs' 10 and chose to go for it on fourth-and-1 instead of kicking a field goal. 4, 2016, in Atlanta. Eric Berry picks off Matt Ryan and returns it for a touchdown, giving Kansas City its first lead of the game. Unfortunately, the Chiefs answered right away , but Ra'Shede Hageman blocked the PAT attempt, letting the Falcons preserve a one-point lead.
Bud Selig, the founder of the Milwaukee Brewers and a longtime Commissioner of Major League Baseball , has been elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Suds City had been without big league baseball since the Braves left for Atlanta in 1966. Harold Baines , Albert Belle , Will Clark , Orel Hershiser , Davey Johnson , Mark McGwire and George Steinbrenner also were on the ballot considered by the Today's Game Era panel, and none of them got more than five votes.
But the Patriots' defense has tightened up considerably since that loss, surrendering just 14.6 points per game over New England's past three, forcing the point total UNDER on each of those occasions. Keep in mind this is the same offense that has had trouble scoring one touchdown in a game. The drive ended with a touchdown throw to running back Terrance West.
A new Pantene campaign starring Ronda Rousey that updates the old school tagline, "Don't hate me because I'm handsome". We already know that MMA fighter Ronda Rousey is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to a fight, and she's also become a fierce advocate for positive self-image outside the ring.
Calgary running back Jerome Messam led the Canadian Football League in rushing with 1,198 yards rushing on 206 carries scoring 11 touchdowns. The Redblacks stretched the lead to 20 points with a Brad Sinopoli touchdown early in the third quarter.
The most advanced statistics put Washington as only a 10- to 14-point underdog. No. 2 Ohio State is making its second playoff appearance and No. Well, we would still get arguments for the final few spots in a six-team playoffs, and the debate for which team receives the No. 2 seed and No. 3 seed would be great for shows on ESPN and other sports channels.
Even this season, as the Raiders bolted to a 10-2 start, Carr had by far his lowest QBR of the season (31.4) in a 26-10 loss to the Chiefs on October 16, when he was intercepted once and lost a fumble. Maclin, who has missed considerable action this season, has caught 30 passes for 376 yards and two touchdowns in eight games. The organization has managed to keep most of the grumbling in-house, doing its best to embrace a challenge rather than voice their concerns about a legitimate ...
The Panthers scored the first 25 points in the second half after Carr left the game briefly. The Carolina running back had been held under 50 yards for the past three weeks but eclipsed his three prior game totals in one 47-yard burst up the middle.
The Tottenham manager said: "I feel after his injury it was good for him to work with consistency and I think that the last week was important for his to work on his fitness". "That is what we have got to do now". "It was a very good performance", Kane said". "You've got to be fresher, train harder during the week, because there is a bit more time to do a bit more tactical stuff".
Greater disgust with himself would come in the second innings, however, when on 78 he was caught at slip off the left-armer Ravi Jadeja to end a stand of 45 with the injured Hameed at No8 that he felt may have given England a puncher's chance of bowling out India had it continued.
But the result doesn't matter. Patrick Roberts says he's not afraid of coming back to Manchester City and fighting big-money signings for a place in Pep Guardiola's side. DECEMBER is an exciting time in the Premier League with plenty of fixtures packed in - but which player has shone most at this time of year? Celtic's Patrick Roberts and Manchester City's Gael Clichy battle for the ball at the Etihad Stadium.
The Badgers posted three wins over teams ranked in the top 10 at the time (LSU, Michigan State, Nebraska) and the Badgers played in the Big Ten title game . PT (4 p.m. ET). That eight-team field would extend the playoffs by just one week and remove a little bit of the guess work on which teams are in and which are out.
Rosberg presented the award to Mercedes engineering director Aldo Costa and five of his senior engineering colleagues. Consequently, one has to wonder whether the German team will put Pascal Wehrlein alongside the Briton - even though he was never totally convincing this season - or perhaps call on Force India to release Esteban Ocon.
The France worldwide told BeIn after the game that his team's main objective was still to come and for now finishing first or second in the group was not so concerning. Real need to beat Dortmund at home to make sure they go through as group winners but some observers have speculated whether or not Real might be better off allowing Dortmund to finish top.
A Disciplinary Commission, under the chairmanship of Denis Oswald, is addressing the question of doping and manipulation of samples concerning the Russian athletes participating in the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014. Canivet leaves as vice chairman of the International Olympic Committee ethics commission and as chairman of the inquiry commission looking into evidence of state-backed Russian doping, a position he began in July.
Mourinho, whose side visit Everton in the Premier League on Sunday looking to narrow a gap between themselves and the top four that could extend to double figures, has praised striker Anthony Martial for his efforts to get back to form after a hard spell.
But a rotation that also includes fellow All-Star Jose Quintana has not been able to lift the Sox out of a streak of eight straight years without the postseason, and that has the Sox considering a change of course. He is the team single-season record-holder with 274 strikeouts, set in 2015. Mets GM Sandy Alderson said he thought the Sale trade might cause the rest of the trade market "to start to loosen up a bit".
Jose Mourinho has been impressed with Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney's response to being dropped, club sources have told ESPN FC. The goal was his 39th in Europe, allowing the Red Devils' captain to overtake Ruud van Nistelrooy at top of the club's list of European goalscorers.
We struggled in the last month and a half because we had some problems. It is important for him to have a recovery. Tottenham's first two Champions League group games fitted the bill in that respect, but tonight's meeting with CSKA Moscow felt very different, and much less exciting.
Wenger, who made 10 changes from the weekend's 3-1 win over Bournemouth, labelled his team as "weak" and admits they looked incapable of scoring. "I think at this stage of the competition, if you have an intention of winning you need to try and put some more experienced, better players out", said the former Chelsea 'keeper.
Patriots CB Malcolm Butler on facing the Jets. With 2:53 remaining and the Jets clinging to a 17-16 lead, Belichick elected to go for it on fourth and four from the Jets' 37-yard-line, rather than give kicker Stephen Gostkowski the opportunity to put the Patriots up by two.