The Raiders have their own issues at quarterback, where backup Matt McGloin is starting after Derek Carr broke his right leg last weekend. With the loss - which wasn't all Siemian's fault - the Broncos were eliminated from the playoffs for the first time since 2010, ending their AFC West dynasty.
Artemi Panarin continues to shine with a seven-game point streak during which he has collected five goals and eight assists, while Patrick Kane is three points away from 700 for his career. Chicago's Corey Crawford blocked 31 shots in his second start since returning from an appendectomy that cost him 10 games. He has five goals and 14 points during the run.
The No. 5 Nittany Lions will now have to take on No. 9 USC on January 2 without a regular starter on both sides of the ball. Saeed Blacknall caught two touchdowns for Penn State in the Big Ten title game. With Bowen's suspension, the Nittany Lions will have three eligible players from the area for the game. Redshirt sophomore Koa Farmer likely will replace Bowen; Farmer practiced with the starters Wednesday.
In control long before Pedro put them ahead with a superb individual strike in the 24th minute, they effectively killed off Bournemouth's hopes with Eden Hazard's 49th-minute penalty before Pedro's deflected second wrapped up the win. "I think that was probably where we fell short". "When you have him and Pedro and Willian counter-attacking on you at such pace it's hard. We take game after game and try to win every game", Hazard added.
On the next possession for Pitt, however, it was the big play that got the Panthers back into the game, with Peterman hitting Jester Weah on a beautifully-thrown 69-yard touchdown pass just 17 seconds after the Wildcats' second score. By air or by land, Pitt (8-4) hadn't been almost as successful on offense until Peterman connected with Weah. On the flip side of the coin, Northwestern should be able to use its credible passing attack led by sophomore Clayton Thorson against Pittsburgh's ...
Kyle Whittingham is finishing his 12th full season as the Utes' head coach, and his 9-1 record in bowl games (including a win in the Fiesta Bowl following the 2004 season when he and departing Urban Meyer were officially co-head coaches) suggests he knows how to prepare his team for postseason games.
He stood up and tried to walk it off, but eventually had to walk out retired hurt. Nurul Hasan , a part of the overall touring party of 23 players but not in the 15-man squad for the first ODI , gets a chance to make his debut in Rahim's absence, that too at a ground that has happy memories for Bangladesh .
Police were summoned at around 6pm to reports that there was a disturbance on the hotel premises, before calls that a man had been assaulted. They were then called a short time after that to reports of a man having been assaulted at the same location.
Martin's absence comes two days after the Bucs signed rookie Russell Hansbrough to their 53-man roster from the Giants' practice squad, a move that would point to one of their existing running backs not playing in Sunday's season finale against Carolina.
Azhar passed Majid Khan's previous highest score of 158 posted in Melbourne 44 years ago with a four through the slips cordon off Josh Hazlewood. Skipper Steve Smith (10 not out) joined Khawaja for the final hour of play as the two put-up 34 runs to the third wicket stand before the clock ran out of time for day three.
Miami is 3-3 SU and ATS in its last six games against the Patriots and can still climb to No. 5 in the AFC with a win, while the 1-14 Browns are winless SU in their last 12 visits to Heinz Field. They've yet to score 30 points in a game and haven't reached 20 points in any of their last four contests. "We have that much more confidence going into the next game".
The Detroit Lions will need to wait until next week to try to clinch a playoff spot after losing to the Dallas Cowboys 42-21 on Monday Night Football . Our models are projecting Dak Prescott for 174 yards with 1.30 touchdowns and 0.54 interceptions in Week 17. Witten went right down the seam and attracted the attention of Rafael Bush with Williams occupying Johnson Bademosi down the sideline leaving a hole just outside the seam for Butler.
Jockey Tom Scudamore brought Thistlecrack home to an easy victory ahead of last year's victor Cue Card, also from Tizzard's Milborne Port stable. Although the younger horse by two years went clear with a circuit to go, Cue Card and jockey Paddy Brennan moved up to challenge with six fences to go.
Publicizing your ex's douchebaggery - calling off an engagement by text , seriously? - is definitely one way to get back in the game. Flash forward 35 years, and a jilted Texas woman put out a strong message of her own, using "Monday Night Football" as her platform.
Poor Mack Brown got dissed the moment he sat down, but he played it off well. As for that unlucky Uber driver, let's say he didn't get the best recommendation from that ride. Brown and Amin are on the call for tomorrow's Alamo Bowl between Oklahoma State and Colorado. Unfortunately for the driver, Mack Brown was also in the vehicle along with Amin and responded by saying, "He sure couldn't".
As both were friendly matches, he was permitted to commit his worldwide future to his country of birth. Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate has since indicated that he would like Zaha to remain eligible for England, but the forward would permanently commit to Ivory Coast if he features in the tournament.
He said he has "great support" from his family and cited his daughter, Bailey, as a reason for stepping away from the game. "I'm going to miss it". My wife supports me whichever way I want to go. Smith has been selected to the Pro-Bowl five times during his tenure with the Panther. He ranks third on the Ravens with 67 receptions, second with 765 receiving yards and he now leads the team with five touchdown receptions despite missing two games with an ankle injury.
Meanwhile, Man United proved far too strong for Sunderland at Old Trafford as they swept aside the Black Cats on a 3-1 scoreline to claim their fourth win on the bounce. Get 8/1 enhanced odds on Tottenham to beat Southampton. Fabio Borini replied for the visitors, but it was a return to forget for Sunderland manager David Moyes, sacked by United in April 2014.
Diaco went 11-26 in his three seasons as the Huskies' head coach . University of CT athletic director David Benedict announced Wednesday that Edsall will become the head football coach of the Huskies for the second time in his career. There also will be a $3 million buyout for both the coach and the school, which decreases annually by $1 million over the first three years of the deal.
According to the Mail , a buyout clause of around £50m could be inserted in any improved contract with the Portuguese club. It seemed that if United were going to get their man in January, they were going to have to fork out considerably more than they would've probably like to.
Detroit fell 42-21 to the Dallas Cowboys as 6.5-point road underdogs in its second straight loss but is unbeaten SU and ATS in its past six games on home turf. Lions receiver Golden Tate said he didn't get back to his house following Monday night's game until 5 a.m. Tuesday. How much with the final game will change the coaching situation for the Lions? Packers LB Jake Ryan led a defense that held the Vikings to 93 yards rushing and limited the Vikings offensively before yielding up two ...
He said: "We have a lot of interest from the Premier League - Chelsea , Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester City and Arsenal". Chelsea tried to get a jump on our rivals by opening the bidding at €25m - rivals who include Arsenal , Liverpool , both Manchester clubs, and perhaps even Spurs (oh and Juventus, surely) - but Kessié's current club Atalanta have rejected it.
CT fired Bob Diaco Monday after three seasons, in which he compiled a 11-26 record and went to just one bowl. Edsall is in his first season as the Lions' director of football research and special projects, a mysterious position that helps with clock management issues and other projects that Caldwell has never been fully explained .
The Reds face Stoke on Tuesday looking to jump back up to second and close the gap on leaders Chelsea to six points. However, although happy another win, Conte insists his side must maintain their high standards with the games coming thick and fast over the festive period.
The last two spots? Four spots have been locked up in the NFC , with the Packers, Lions, Redskins and Buccaneers battling for the final two. A few of the NFL's best teams are underdogs in their regular season finales. If the playoffs started today, which teams would be in, and which teams would be on the bubble? If the Lions lose that game and also lose to Green Bay , they won't make the playoffs.
A Ravens victory would have put them in control of the AFC North, needing only to win in Week 17 at Cincinnati to clinch the division. Because the Ravens were the team that gave them the most trouble-they didn't just win against them, they wrecked many of their seasons.
The emergence of Mkhitaryan at the end of a protracted introduction to the Premier League is not the only reason for manager Jose Mourinho to be cheerful as 2016 comes to a close, but if might just be the most significant. "To give people this idea that I'm not happy here but that I was happy in London.it's bull****". "I don't have anything of concern from a past injury so I'm happy to be back to help the team", he added.
Suranga Lakmal bowled a superb spell after lunch as Sri Lanka stemmed South Africa´s flow of runs on the first day of the first Test at St George´s Park on Monday. It looked as though a full-scale collapse was on the cards for the tourists but captain Angelo Mathews made a solid 39 before De Silva came out to bat at number seven and played an impressive hand, with assistance from Dinesh Chandimal and Rangana Herath.
Tempers then began to get the better of the Mavericks as Houston surged to a double-digit advantage, leading to a flagrant-one foul call on Bogut for a hard screen set on Rockets superstar James Harden with 5:23 left in the half. Ariza was so upset that he waited outside the Mavs' locker room after the game before leaving after about 15 minutes without incident. "Don't be mad at us, coach!" Beverley let him have it and to Carlisle's credit, he ignored what was said.
Infantino stated that the proposed 48-team tournament will be completed in the same period as the 32-team tournament. There would be little to no impact on players under the proposed format with the winning team still playing seven games in 32 days as they do in the current 32-team World Cup, the Federation Internationale de Football Association boss argued.
He felt it was unfair "that you throw the refs under the bus like that after the game". Their first meeting since the signing of Kevin Durant was supposed to be a watermark for the rivalry, and the Cavaliers pulled off a stunning win after overcoming a 14 point deficit in the 4th quarter.
The Ballon d'Or has passed back and forth between Real Madrid's Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona's Argentine playmaker Lionel Messi for the last nine years since Brazilian Kaka won the 2007 award. I don't play football for this, I play to be happy because I like football. "I want to be happy and I am happy here at Barcelona ". But the veteran Spanish striker has only ever come up against Ronaldo when facing Real Madrid , meaning it would always be inevitable who the ...
With the Steelers trailing by 3 with 11:41 with the AFC North title on the line, Boswell did the same. "I think today we showed some resolve, " quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said of the Christmas Day victory, via the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette .
The Bills now join the Los Angeles Rams and Jacksonville Jaguars among teams who have fired their head coach this season. He is officially out of a job. This wasn't the lunch time surprise Rex Ryan was looking for. He continued to say, "These decisions are never easy". I wish him the best of luck, but we got to make this run.
De Silva was 43 not out when bad light stopped play early. Watch day two of the first Test between South Africa and Sri Lanka in Port Elizabeth, live on Sky Sports 2 from 7.55am on Tuesday. South Africa then made quick inroads through the pace duo of Abbott and Philander to wrestle back control of the contest. Opener Kaushal Silva showed more discipline and was still there at lunch , but in the ninth over of the second session he was trapped in front by a Philander inswinger to end ...