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Colorado Buffs crack top 10 in college rankings

It does not look good for Oklahoma or the Big-12. "I would say the strength of schedule for Washington is not as strong as those teams that are now ranked above them, but the committee did think that Washington is deserving of that 6 spot ahead of No.

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Steven Gerrard in talks to become MK Dons manager

They have also appointed two big name players as managers in the past. That's what you are trying to put on the field. "Mistakes will be made". I had him for a number of years at Liverpool and he was absolutely brilliant with me. It would certainly be an unexpected move but the speculation does appear to be grounded in truth. I would also like to thank my teammates, the coaching staff, the team staff and each and every supporter for their support since I arrived at this club.

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United States must fire Klinsmann

The US might not be the weakest team in the final round of the World Cup (CONCACAF) qualifiers, but they lie on the bottom of the table with two back-to-back losses, against Mexico and Costa Rica respectively. Last month, Jurgen Klinsmann said he hadn't been impressed with Yedlin's contribution, although many US fans thought the Head Coach was mainly to blame after messing around with tactics, including using the NUFC full-back as part of a front three.

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Russell Westbrook Brings Thunder and Lightning in Game-Sealing Dunk vs. Rockets

Wilson Chandler scored a season-high 28 points and Denver won for the first time at home this season, beating Phoenix. It was one of those moments when majesty - a play that nearly no one else could pull off even on a seven-foot rim - overrides what the basketball textbook says.

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New Orleans Saints @ Carolina Panthers

The teams met last in week six, where Saints quarterback Drew Brees threw for nearly 500 yards as New Orleans' top ranked offence ran riot in a 41-38 home win. The biggest reason for the last loss was because of what Brees was able to do. Good news for the Panthers is that a vital part of their team has reappeared, with 15 sacks the past three weeks.

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UFC star Conor McGregor offered route into WWE by Triple H

Lennox Lewis boxing heavyweight title fight in 1999. UFC 205 took in nearly €17m as it made its NY debut - and McGregor wants a bigger slice of the action. There's people who have shares in the company, celebrities, Conan O'Brien owns the UFC now, so, where's my share? "It's messing with my head because I don't even want to bring a child into this", he said.

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Jared Goff 'confident and ready to go' as Rams' starting QB

Los Angeles is still well within contention for the franchise's first playoff berth since 2004, and the defence has managed to win two games in which the offence couldn't score a touchdown. During his college career, Goff had played in a "spread offence" system, where he didn't call plays or have to survey the whole field before throwing, and looked out of his depth throughout the training camp and going into pre-season.

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Mary Keitany, Ghirmay Ghebresiassie win New York City Marathon titles

Ghebreslassie was the uncontested champion, clocking in at 2 hours, 7 minutes and 51 seconds. Paralympians Marcel Eric Hug, from Switzerland, and Tatyana McFadden, from Russian Federation came in first place in the marathon's wheelchair race.

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Mourinho fumes at FA; FA fumes at Rooney; Rooney fumes at himself

With Valencia recently undergoing surgery to fix a broken arm, Darmian could again get the nod when Arsenal visit Old Trafford in the Premier League on Saturday, although Mourinho played Ashley Young at the Italian's favoured right-back position against Swansea City last time out.

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Rooney not set great tone as captain with hotel revelry

British tabloid The Sun published pictures of Manchester United skipper Rooney, 31, supposedly looking the worse for wear after "gatecrashing" a wedding last weekend. "It is sad that one or two of them have now sought to turn Wayne's friendly good nature to their advan-tage". "After that (players should) analyse well and all the big players who made big careers have that quality".

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Colon reaches $12.5M deal with Braves

Dickey signed a one-year contract Thursday with the Braves. The right-hander lost his role as the team's closer during the year and finished with a 4.46 ERA and a 56/29 K/BB ratio in 40 1/3 innings. Dickey owns a 110-108 career record with a 4.01 ERA in 369 games (269 starts). Colón becomes the second former Cy Young Award victor to join the Braves during the offseason, after R.A.

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Wayne Rooney: Anthony Martial takes jibe at Man United captain

Rooney's management team says the striker "fully recognizes that the images are inappropriate for someone in his position". Rooney apologised on Wednesday after images emerged of him on worldwide duty looking worse for wear having dropped in on a wedding party over the weekend following Friday's victory over Scotland at Wembley.

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How the BBWAA snubbed Justin Verlander in Cy Young voting

In case you're confused, the outrage from Upton and others revolves around the idea that Verlander didn't win the Cy Young , despite having more first-place votes than Porcello. Verlander finished the 2016 season with a 16-9 record and 3.04 ERA. That fiancee would be model Kate Upton , and she chose to share her pain in a memorably profane way on social media.

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Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles has arthroscopic surgery on left knee

James Andrews on Monday to make for a matched set of surgeries. Charles complained of pain in both knees during his aborted comeback from a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his right knee. I don't know what this means for his potential availability later this year but two surgeries sounds harder to come back from than just one. He has made the All-Pro twice, and as recently as 2013 when he had 1,980 yards from scrimmage and 19 total touchdowns.

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Yankees trade Brian McCann to the Astros in three-player deal

McCann, 32, only started 12 games at catcher after August 1. McCann hit.242/.335/.413 with 20 home runs in his third and final season with NY, and drew strong interest from the Braves and Nationals since being made available. With the Yankees, it would seem unlikely he would reach those goals, unless Sanchez underperformed or was injured. As reported by ESPN's Buster Olney , Houston will receive $11 million from the Yankees in the deal, which means they will pay $23 million of the $34 ...

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Novak Djokovic wins 3rd straight match at ATP finals

Djokovic had already qualified for the semi-finals. As the home stretch of this year's ATP World Tour Finals approaches, the players are feeling the building pressure to win or go home. The 11th-ranked Belgian didn't get much chance to show his wares though, earning only one break point - and that in the final game of the match as Djokovic routed him.

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Wetter weather helps firefighters in western NC blazes

A division of the U.S. Forest Service says the fires have been burning on more than 25 square miles in the Nantahala National Forest in the western part of North Carolina. More than 20 wildfires continue to burn across the Appalachian Mountains as dry conditions and wind make the job even more hard for firefighters. People take photos of a wildfire burning near Lake Lure, N.C., Thursday, Nov.

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Texans lean on defense in victory over Jaguars

The Jaguars fall to 2-7 on the season. The next drive for the Jags was less than impressive, highlighted by an overthrow by Bortles on a play that would have been an easy touchdown to Allen Hurns. In a complete Jaguars fashion, the ball bounced off Yeldon's foot about eight yards, right into the hands of Whitney Mercilius. Their work on Sunday was more noteworthy since they did it with rookie D.J.

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Hawkeyes' upset of Wolverines might keep Big 10 out of playoff

Would the committee really pick a Big Ten team with two losses (like Penn State or West division leader Wisconsin) ahead of one-loss Ohio State? And potentially, move into the playoff's top four. Ohio State hasn't exactly impressed in two games this year, but there are a number of reasons for optimism going forward. That résumé would stack up well against nearly any in the country.

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Woman confesses to killing her 2 children

During the news conference, Montgomery County Sheriff Mark Casteel became very emotional and asked the public to pray for the family. "Please keep these families in your thoughts and prayers". Authorities say a person is in custody following a double homicide in the small in town of Darlington. Yellow police tape surrounded the home Thursday morning.

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KL Rahul joins Indian squad ahead of second Test against England

Back where he belongs, talented opener KL Rahul recollected the frustrating six weeks that he was out of the Indian team stating that not being a part of the squad at Indore when the team became No 1 Tests left him "heartbroken". After a clutch of outstanding performances saw the tourists go close to victory in Rajkot , the England captain wants a repeat in what he says is a "relentless" arena in which to play cricket.

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Denver Broncos block field goal and score 84 yard return

Coach Gary Kubiak said Monday he is optimistic Aqib Talib (back) and Derek Wolfe (elbow) will be back in the lineup when the Broncos face Kansas City (7-2) on November 27 in prime time. "There was a question whether the defender stepped out of bounds with the right foot". The defense played great, they got two turnovers, we turned it over four times.

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Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello wins American League Cy Young Award

View Mike Causey's Open Season online chat with benefits expert Walton Francis. What does a reliever have to do to win the Cy Young? Lester was second with 102 points and one first-place vote, while Hendricks garnered 85 points and two first-place votes.

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Hamilton can not believe Rosberg's luck

Rosberg, he added, has had "fantastic reliability, so I think right now, as the way it's going it's going to be very hard to beat him". Nico has finished every single race this year apart from Barcelona which neither of us finished. It doesn't really make a big difference if I go and drive like I do right now because I have already lost so much through the year. Mr. Hamilton, whose 52nd career win put him 2nd on the all-time list behind 7X champion Michael Schumacher (91) but ahead of ...

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South Korean prosecutors raid homes of Park Geun-hye aides

Park is facing a growing scandal over Choi's alleged influence on state affairs despite her having no official position in the government, with tens of thousands of protesters in Seoul demanding Park's resignation over the weekend. But opposition parties said her offer was too "ambiguous", urging her to guarantee that the new prime minister would be given a completely free hand in selecting Cabinet ministers, handling state affairs and functioning without interference.

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United States soccer suffers a devastating loss

Qualifying resumes with a March 24 home game against Honduras followed by a match at Panama four days later. What: The USA national soccer team faces Costa Rica in a 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying Final Round game. Sporting KC center back Matt Besler played uncomfortably as a left back and the consistently underwhelming Timmy Chandler played at right back - although he plays right wing in Germany.

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Alexis Sanchez must start against Manchester United, despite injury concerns

The Frenchman also insisted that his personal record against the Manchester United manager will have little bearing over the outcome of the Premier League clash on Saturday. Asked to describe his relationship with Mourinho, Wenger said in a press conference: " Look I don't think I have to describe our relationship, he will be fighting for his side, I will be fighting for mine ." .

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Assange agrees to take DNA test over rape allegations

Swedish Director of Prosecution Marianne Ny added: I welcome the fact that the investigation can now move forward via an interview with the suspect. Julian Assange's cat sits in the window of Ecuador's embassy in London , Britain November 15, 2016.

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Clemson stays in top 4 of playoff rankings

There's no way the selection committee could deny Ohio State, which would have beaten three top-10 teams and lost to the Nittany Lions on a blocked field-goal attempt. Many were doubting Ohio State after that brutal loss to Penn State. The trip to Washington State in the final week of the season will not be easy, and a rematch in the conference championship game with USC or Utah could pose some problems.

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Lightning star Steven Stamkos out indefinitely with knee injury

But the Wings ended up losing, 4-3, to Tampa Bay after Nikita Kucherov scored his second goal of the game. Both his points came on the power play. Like then, Tampa Bay is also without Anton Stralman (upper body), who missed his second straight game.

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South Africa cricket on a high, Australia going down and under

Kyle Abbott took 6-77, while Kagiso Rabada claimed 4-34 and South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis now wants to complete a whitewash in the final Test, which starts at the Adelaide Oval on November 24. We didn't give them the opportunity to do it [assert themselves over a long period of time]. Seemingly only pacemen Hazlewood and Starc, opener David Warner and captain Steve Smith are assured of spots.

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Peter Siddle ruled out Hobart Test, Joe Mennie set to make debut

Or with the unknown of a day-night Test awaiting in Adelaide, should they go all out and aim to seal the series here in Hobart? " South Africa are formidable opponents and they outplayed us in this test match and we are going to have to play a hell of a lot better if we want to compete with them in the next game".

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Kohli and Pujara put India on course for big total

England's captain Alastair Cook, left, and team mate Jonny Bairstow watch a dog running into the field on the first day of their second cricket test match against India in Visakhapatnam, India , Thursday, Nov. Kohli brought the 50-run stand with Pujara off 79 deliveries and India went into lunch at 92 for two. England got off to a great start by dismissing India's in-form openers, KL Rahul and Murali Vijay .

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Cook plays down talk about quitting England captaincy

While he was born in Bolton, Hameed has a strong affiliation with India and Gujarat in particular. Nicknamed the "baby Boycott" by some, a more accurate comparison would be with fellow Lancastrian Michael Atherton. He also mentioned that England team has changed a lot since their victory in 2012 against India and that the hosts will definitely be the favourites looking at their current success.

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WR Victor Cruz expected to return this week

The Giants finally got on the board again with 14:05 left in the fourth quarter when Manning connected with Shepard for a 3-yard touchdown pass on fourth down. The Giants now sit second in the tight NFC East Division behind the 8-1 Dallas Cowboys . Beckham and the Giants will look to continue their winning ways when the Chicago Bears (2-7) visit MetLife Stadium this Sunday.


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