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Nitties rides Sydney wind as Scott charges, Spieth falters

Coming home to Newcastle, he even played in some pro-ams to quench his thirst for competition. It's a position that would make most golfers nervous, but James Nitties insists he's enjoying the fact he'll start the third round of the Australian Open as a shock leader.

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Huskers look to bounce back against Buckeyes

Even though the Bucks rebounded with a win against Northwestern the following week, the offense still struggled to score 24 points. "I didn't see that one coming", Meyer said afterward. Somewhere, Tim Tebow smiled at the trademark Meyer play, which gave the Buckeyes a 31-3 halftime lead. Ohio State scored every time it touched the football on both offense and defense.

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Joe Flacco Replies to Ray Lewis' Comments About His Lack of Passion

You want to question something with Flacco? "The dumbest thing I bought were ... how many did I buy?" We want him to feel a part of this place. Meanwhile, back in 2013, Flacco, said he loves Lewis but also said a lot his speeches did not make sense.

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Manchester United Confirm Paul Pogba Injury Against Fenerbahce

The Turkish giants doubled their lead in the 59 minute with yet another incredible goal, this time from Jeremain Lens , who curled the ball splendidly well to get past David de Gea. "And my experience is that when you play against them in our home, it's easy". All that United could manage was a consolation goal in the 89th minute from captain Wayne Rooney, who put an end to his goal drought after returning to the starting line-up.

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Andy Murray looks to seal World Tour Finals semi-final place

Andy Murray swept into the semi-finals of the ATP Tour Finals with a 6-4, 6-2 victory over Stan Wawrinka on Friday as the world No 1 remained on course for a final showdown against Novak Djokovic. Djokovic also took the chance to criticise the International Tennis Federation for not listening to top players over the Davis Cup format. "Just from my side, I'll concentrate on trying to win my own matches, get through as many as I can, make it as tough as possible for Novak to jump me".

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Nebraska snaps Minnesota win streak

Kieron Williams returned the pass 12 yards to give backup quarterback Ryker Fyfe and the Big Red offense enough breathing room to kneel to victory over the final 1:29. "I would have to say you should point that out", said Riley, for the sake of emphasis, after his team improved to 8-2 (5-2 Big Ten). Armstrong, who has started 43 of his 44 games at Nebraska , is listed as day-to-day.

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The 2016 John Lewis Christmas Ad Is Here!

The commercial begins with a little girl being told to stop jumping on the bed. Buster the boxer gets his turn on Christmas morning - the family stand by open-mouthed as the little girl rushes out to try her new toy only to find Buster enjoying the trampoline at full bounce.

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Nebraska's Tommy Armstrong Big Ten offensive player of week

Senior linebacker Josh Banderas added 11 tackles and two tackles for loss, while senior defensive tackle Kevin Maurice matched his career high with eight tackles for the Blackshirts. Rodney Smith's 31-yard dash in the second quarter set up a touchdown. "We are going to approach it like we did a week ago", Riley said. You absolutely wondered how they would respond to not only 62-3, but also the October 29 overtime setback at hard-slugging Wisconsin.

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Keane to leave LA Galaxy after six seasons

Keane has scored a Republic of Ireland record 68 goals in 146 appearances over 18 years. Keane was one of MLS' best players with the Galaxy, winning the league MVP award in 2014 and propelling the club to championships in 2011, 2012 and 2014.

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Jose Mourinho Tight-Lipped Over Wayne Rooney Drink Row

MATCHES between Manchester United and Arsenal have always had an edge as it pits the cock-sure Londoners against the kings of northern swagger. It was in the return fixture at Highbury in the 2004/05 season, that their loathing for each other spilled over.

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Freshman Crystal Dangerfield helps lead No. 2 UConn over No. 4 Baylor

On the other side, there was No. 3 UConn, a team that lost three WNBA Draft picks from last season and brought enough mystery into the game about what it actually had on its roster to have longtime coach Geno Auriemma vacillating between hope and despair nearly every day this season.

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Mike Trout Wins Second AL MVP Over Mookie Betts

He also recorded an assist on the last out in Game 7 of the World Series, fielding a ground ball and throwing to first base to seal the Cubs' first championship title in 108 years. He was named the Minor League Player of the Year by multiple outlets and publications in 2014, then won the NL Rookie of the Year award in 2015. He grabbed the lone first-place vote Bryant did not get, but his poor defense and lack of versatility in the field tipped the scales toward Chicago and away from ...

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Darren Fletcher saw similarities in England and Slovakia defeats

I will send them back feeling they gave it their best shot. "I've loved it" he added. Both England and Scotland players wore black armbands featuring a poppy, during the match. "We were unlucky not to break Slovenia down in our last game but we played the same style of football we played last time out and were more patient and in the end we wore Scotland down and deserved this result".

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Ohio State Buckeyes number 2 in College Football Playoff rankings

There was some debate about whether or not Louisville would be ranked ahead of Clemson despite losing the head-to-head matchup. Hocutt added that the selection committee wouldn't "want to play that Southern California team right now" if they were coaching.

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Cubs' Kris Bryant caps historic season with 1st career NL MVP

Besides playing high-caliber defense at third, Bryant logged at least 55 innings at three other positions - left field, right field and first base - facilitating manager Joe Maddon's pursuit of matchup advantages. "I don't want to be that person people look at and say is too cocky". "Ever since I was a kid I wanted to be the best player in everything I did, didn't matter what sport", Trout said in an ESPN interview after being named MVP.

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U.S. media wants Jurgen Klinsmann to be sacked as football coach

Altidore spoke out before the team left Costa Rica having lost its second straight game to begin World Cup qualifying, with Klinsmann now squarely on the hot seat. Bradley went on to say after the 2-1 loss that " you have to have clear ideas " in terms of how the U.S. should approach Mexico. "We didn't imagine going into the hexagonal with two defeats right at the beginning".

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Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski to miss game against 49ers

Gronkowski, who suffered a chest injury when he was drilled by Seahawks safety Earl Thomas on Sunday, was not at the start of practice today, according to multiple reporters on the scene. One of the best I've lined up against. Brady's last-play pass for Gronkowski went past him and Seahawk Kam Chancellor as they collided in the end zone.

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Odell Beckham Jr. Breaks Out 'Thriller' Dance After TD, Doesn't Get Flagged

With Beckham's Super Bowl sights, people are already drawing comparisons to the 2011 team that crept into the playoffs and pounded their way to the Super Bowl . Green. Instead, the Bengals opened the second half of their season with all of the same issues and now one less chance to save their season. He has the ability to pick apart the Giants defense and now has another weapon in Tyler Eifert back from injury.

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Cy Young Award winners announced

What we didn't anticipate was Verlander becoming the first AL players to receive the most first-place votes for the Cy Young award without winning it. In fact, she made it clear that she felt that the Major League Baseball should in fact fire those people who chose not to vote for Justin Verlander for the AL Cy Young .

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49ers getting no odds for Tony Romo to land there in 2017

Eli Manning and Tony Romo have faced each other 17 times as opposing starting quarterbacks and are often compared to each other in bar stool arguments between fans of the Giants and Cowboys. Say what you want about him as a quarterback, but not many players would show that kind of class and do that. Cowherd believes Romo best fits in Arizona for those four reasons.

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Buffalo Bills hopeful Dareus will play against Cincinnati

At 3-5-1 the Bengals have vastly under-performed and their last two were a lackadaisical tie with the Bengals in London and then a loss in NY to the Giants last Sunday. "Oh, god. Please, he's the best receiver we've faced all year", Ryan told ESPN . If Gilmore, Darby or White can't hold up, Green could have a very big day.

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All Blacks prepare for revenge mission against Ireland

After securing a first win over the All Blacks in 111 years two weeks ago, Ireland will be looking to prove that their performance in Chicago was no fluke. "I do think the two guys who come back into the second row play a huge role because they win line-out ball, they carry ball". Replacements: 16 Sean Cronin, 17 Cian Healy, 18 Finlay Bealham, 19 Iain Henderson, 20 Josh van der Flier, 21 Kieran Marmion, 22 Paddy Jackson, 23 Garry Ringrose.

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Cubs' Kris Bryant And Angels' Mike Trout Named Baseball's Most Valuable Players

Those might not be established traditions like Thanksgiving dinner, but they're certainly a couple of drumsticks worth chewing on. In a conference call with reporters about an hour later, Trout used the word surreal three times and said he was "really surprised" to win the award.

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Women's Cross Country Set for NCAA Championships on Saturday

The Oakwood resident will compete in the 6K at the LaVern Gibson Championship Course at 11 a.m. Casey Norton leads the women's team as she has for each of the last two seasons, while Kieran Sutton will lead the way for the men. "Now we've perfected the race plan and know exactly what to expect going into the race on Saturday". Thirty-one teams were selected to participate in each championship.

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National Football League admits officials missed foul on Bills field goal attempt

The attempt barreled into Carpenter , who went down injured. That's when Seattle's Richard Sherman - who else? - jumped the snap and steamed in toward the ball as flags flew and blew up the kicker. But, it's not a thing where we're blaming the refs. "From an officiating standpoint, I think they can do a little better than that". Week Ten sees the Seahawks travel to New England in the pick of next Sunday's games, while Buffalo have a bye-week.

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Oklahoma City Thunder Desperate for Win against the Houston Rockets

The Rockets left the court in Oklahoma City on Wednesday frustrated by their own fourth-quarter shooting, but also with several no-calls down the stretch. Half of that prediction came true. "Losing is unacceptable. We got to do whatever it takes in our power to continue to keep winning". "That's pretty much like the only thing is 'Thank goodness he's on my team.' That was insane".

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Mourinho demands respect as he resumes rivalry with Wenger

Speaking ahead of United's match against Arsenal at Old Trafford , Mourinho says "in periods where our (teams') results are not the best, I think Mr. The players' pain threshold came into question but both missed out on the England squad because of injury problems, with Shaw understood to have been suffering pain in the leg that was so horrifically fractured in two places back in September 2015.

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Conor Mcgregor Challenges Floyd Mayweather To A $100 Million Fight

On Tuesday, Mayweather told a photographer to never compare him to McGregor , saying it was a disrespect. An elephant don't beef with ants . "Has he ever made 300 million in one night?" Instead it goes to the UFC, which keeps the whole machinery going so more people like McGregor can come up and make their millions.

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Andy Murray set to stand and deliver No.1 spot

Murray lost the opening set in 90 minutes as he failed to convert on a set point in the 12th game and squandered two more in the ensuing tiebreaker. With Novak Djokovic already through, defeat to Nishikori would have severely dented Murray's chances of holding onto top spot in the world rankings.

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Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos out indefinitely with knee injury

On Wednesday morning, the Lightning announced Stamkos was returning to Tampa, which wasn't a good sign. Lightning coach Jon Cooper did not give reporters an update after the game but said the veteran forward would be re-evaluated on Wednesday.

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Scherzer, Porcello celebrate Cy Young wins differntly

On Wednesday, Boston Red Sox right-hander Rick Porcello was named the American League Cy Young Award victor, becoming the seventh Boston hurler to be honored with the award. In his second season with the Nationals, Scherzer set new career highs for innings pitched (228.1) and strikeouts (284) en route to a 20-7 record and 2.96 ERA.

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Ravi Ashwin puts India on top in second England Test

Indian spinners will aim for an improved show in this game as the ACA-VDCA ground is expected to be a rank turner. Aswhin, who also has two Test centuries in 2016, averages 46.60 from nine matches. Moeen doubled up immediately after mid-morning drinks, finding enough turn to have Saha lbw on the back foot; then Jadeja was gone for a second-ball duck - lbw too, albeit to a delivery simulation depicted missing the left-hander's leg-stump.

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James Harden has 3rd triple-double, Rockets beat Blazers

He would finish with 11 points and tie a career high with three blocks. His running mate, McCollum, is looking to build off his vastly improved offensive game in 2015-2016, in which he increased his scoring average 14 points from the previous year.

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Chelsea push on with pursuit of Inter Milan midfielder Kondogbia

The Spaniard has publicly stated that he is totally committed to Chelsea but with age catching up and game time reducing, it is likely that he will leave within the next two transfer windows. The 23-year-old central midfielder appeals to Antonio Conte due to his versatility which allows him to operate as a centre-half or at left-back. Is he good enough for Chelsea? But of course, the doubts stem from Kondogbia's inability to hold down a place in an under-performing Inter Milan side, ...

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Ibaka hits game victor vs. former team as Magic top Thunder

James Harden , the league's assist leader and No. 4 scorer, had 13 points, 13 assists and seven rebounds. Brook Lopez led the Nets with a double-double performance, scoring 30 points and grabbing ten rebounds. "We didn't play well", Harden said. Houston has not had a problem putting up points this season. "That's baller. Russell is a rare person". Or listen to what Jordan said of Westbrook in an Air Jordan promotional video unveiled in August: "Thirty years ago, that's me.


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