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Sports Saban votes Clemson, Swinney votes Alabama No. 1 in latest poll
Author: 0 Saban votes Clemson, Swinney votes Alabama No. 1 in latest poll

Tagovailoa will be out for the two weeks leading up to this game, which could hamper his performance. However, the big question now is this: can they keep up with the Crimson Tide? The referees reviewed the play and overturned the call on the field to a touchdown for Alabama.

Sports Australia vs India: Shane Watson predicts the victor of the Test series
Author: 0 Australia vs India: Shane Watson predicts the victor of the Test series

The big total from the home batsmen was a reality check for India's bowlers, who failed to impress. Australia's bottom six batsman made 306 runs between them, with wicketkeeper Harry Nielsen the shining light with a measured 100 that frustrated an Indian team wanting to get more batting practice.

Sports Oklahoma deserved College Football Playoff berth
Author: 0 Oklahoma deserved College Football Playoff berth

Before you make any Alabama vs. Oklahoma picks or Clemson vs. Notre Dame picks and predictions, you need to see what SportsLine's advanced computer model has to say. The top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide will face off with the No. 4 Oklahoma Sooners in the College Football Playoff semifinal at the Capital One Orange Bowl at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, on December 29.

Sports Ohio State's Urban Meyer to retire
Author: 0 Ohio State's Urban Meyer to retire

ET news conference. Buckeyes athletic director Gene Smith tweeted in September that Meyer would be the head coach for " quite some time ", following a report that linked Day to the job. He lost star defensive end Nick Bosa to an early season-ending injury, and the Buckeyes' defense never fully recovered. Day served as Ohio State's co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach in 2017 before being promoted to the primary coordinator and playcalling role this season.

Sports CPD hadn't seen Hunt video before it was released
Author: 0 CPD hadn't seen Hunt video before it was released

The NFL investigated but didn't interview Hunt or the victim and also didn't see the video, ESPN said. The league also acknowledged it hadn't previously reviewed surveillance video of the altercation at a Cleveland hotel that was publicly released by TMZ on Friday.

Sports Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Oklahoma to clash in College Football Playoff
Author: 0 Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Oklahoma to clash in College Football Playoff

The Tide and Tigers capped ideal seasons with conference championships Saturday, while the Irish are independent and finished their flawless season the previous week with a 24-17 victory over the University of Southern California. Filling in for Tua Tagovailoa , who sprained his ankle in the second half, Hurts led his team to 14 unanswered points in the fourth quarter. Time to set the field for college football's final four.

Sports Euro 2020 qualifying draw: Croatia in Group E with Wales
Author: 0 Euro 2020 qualifying draw: Croatia in Group E with Wales

After failing to qualify for Euro 2016 and the 2018 World Cup, the Dutch are resurgent with a young side under the command of Koeman, who won Euro 1988 as a player. According to the former Millwall forward, Ireland are nearly bound to improve under McCarthy because the team will be much better prepared in training and will have a plan to stop the opposition.

Sports Fabregas expects to stay at Chelsea for rest of the season
Author: 0 Fabregas expects to stay at Chelsea for rest of the season

The La Liga champions and manager Ernesto Valverde have been plunged into a scramble to bring in a defender in January following news that Samuel Umtiti is set for a longer spell on the sidelines after undergoing surgery in Qatar. "But for me with him and Drinkwater I said to one to attack and one to defend, each time, I didn't want both attacking and no one in front of the defensive line".

Sports Cdn rugby players don ice-covered toques to beat Dubai heat
Author: 0 Cdn rugby players don ice-covered toques to beat Dubai heat

That result sent out some warning signs, and the Springbok Sevens were then well and truly outplayed by England in their Cup quarter-final as they plunged to a humbling 22-5 defeat. England finished top of Pool B with three wins, impressively beating the Olympic champions Australia 26-12 in their first match. It was the first time since 2009 that New Zealand have won in Dubai, and they achieved it without four first choice players who were injured before the final.

Sports Lakers and LeBron sink to woeful National Basketball Association lows
Author: 0 Lakers and LeBron sink to woeful National Basketball Association lows

JaVale McGee has been one of the most consistent players for the Los Angeles Lakers for the first quarter of the National Basketball Association season. The Lakers have now lost back-to-back games while Denver have won four in a row. To be perfectly clear: Lonzo Ball said he will play Thursday when the Lakers host Indiana.

Sports Liverpool vs Everton, Premier League
Author: 0 Liverpool vs Everton, Premier League

The Portuguese, whose last job was with Watford , oversaw another summer of heavy spending at Goodison Park, and Everton now sit sixth in the Premier League. "This one has the makings of being a really good game". The development and improvement is obvious. "If someone would think about it for one second they would see it is clear, it is logical".

Sports Raptors win 131-128 against Warriors in overtime
Author: 0 Raptors win 131-128 against Warriors in overtime

Thursday's game between the Raptors and Warriors looked a lot like the last time Kawhi Leonard played the Warriors early on. But it stoked belief in the idea that the Raptors could make their first NBA Finals and stand in the way of the Dubs repeating as champs.

Sports PSG Neymar 'playacting' frustrating - Liverpool's Andrew Robertson
Author: 0 PSG Neymar 'playacting' frustrating - Liverpool's Andrew Robertson

And Klopp could not contain his frustration after PSG left Liverpool on the brink of elimination from the Champions League at the group stage. "It was clever of PSG , of Neymar - especially him - but a lot of players went down like it was serious and we were not that calm".

Sports Maurizio Sarri Has One-On-One Meetings Following Loss To Spurs
Author: 0 Maurizio Sarri Has One-On-One Meetings Following Loss To Spurs

Jorginho has been used in a holding role in the Chelsea FC team, resulting in Kante being pushed further up the pitch to play in a more advanced position in Sarri's team. Andreas Christensen and Gary Cahill have played together several times in Europe this season and I expect they'll get another chance to impress against POAK tomorrow night.

Sports Irving’s 26 points lead Boston past Pelicans, 124-107
Author: 0 Irving’s 26 points lead Boston past Pelicans, 124-107

The New Orleans Pelicans just finished a road trip. And Kyrie did lead the way, scoring 26 points to go along with 10 assists, five rebounds and five steals. But lingering questions about Brandon Ingram and Lonzo Ball make the Celtics - who boast a wealth of future draft picks and a crop of talented young players led by Jayson Tatum , Jaylen Brown and Terry Rozier - the clear front-runner.

Sports LSU vs. Texas A&M
Author: 0 LSU vs. Texas A&M

The perceived marquee games of Saturday night's late slate were the rivalry games featuring Notre Dame and Clemson trying to finish off flawless seasons against a pair of USCs - Southern California and SC, respectively. The man was seen informing Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher of the altercation in the team tunnel after the game, per ESPN . Fisher was later asked by a reporter if he aware of the post-game fight.

Sports Georgia enters field, Oklahoma stays ahead of Ohio State
Author: 0 Georgia enters field, Oklahoma stays ahead of Ohio State

Quality road win over Penn State. Even if Dwayne Haskins Jr. never plays another down for Ohio State his name will live in Buckeyes lore. It's not the first time Brady has had to wear an Ohio State jersey in Foxborough. What is so head-scratching is how MI lost to Ohio State. "With us clinching two weeks ago, I took the Minnesota week and I watched MI games after ours", he admitted.

Sports Lonzo Ball not aware of his greatness, LeBron James says
Author: 0 Lonzo Ball not aware of his greatness, LeBron James says

LeBron James also collected 22 points, 10 boards and 7 assists as the Lakers sustained their hot streak and rolled to their seventh win in 8 games. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope chipped in with 13 points as he continued to feel more comfortable coming off the bench.

Sports Mary Kom bags sixth Gold at World Boxing Championship
Author: 0 Mary Kom bags sixth Gold at World Boxing Championship

The chants continued for India's flag-bearer in women's boxing as Mary Kom became the first boxer to win her sixth World Championships gold medal. what huge honour you bring to the country". "I am still dreaming about winning the gold in 2020", she quipped. Mary Kom , has won many tournaments since returning to the sport after becoming a mother.

Sports Ghosn allegedly had Nissan cover yacht club fees
Author: 0 Ghosn allegedly had Nissan cover yacht club fees

In the course of Nissan internal investigation revealed that the gon use company assets for personal purposes. Nissan's board directors ousted him in response. His fate as Nissan chairman appeared sealed just hours later as his hand-picked successor as CEO, Hiroto Saikawa launched an impassioned broadside at his former mentor, muttering about a "dark side" to the Ghosn era and urging his sacking.

Sports Hamilton ends F1 season with a win in Abu Dhabi
Author: 0 Hamilton ends F1 season with a win in Abu Dhabi

Kiwi driver Brendon Hartley finished one place behind Alonso in 12th. Behind Hamilton, Verstappen has enjoyed the best final half of the year and could leapfrog Valtteri Bottas for a final position of fourth, behind Hamilton, Vettel and Raikkonen, if he outscores the Finn by just three points in the desert on Sunday.

Sports Unai Emery says Premier League is Arsenal’s top priority
Author: 0 Unai Emery says Premier League is Arsenal’s top priority

Bournemouth and Arsenal have been operating at very different ends of the football pyramid over the years but Sunday lunchtime's Premier League fixture sees the team ranked sixth in the table host the side now occupying fifth place. After Bouremouth, Arsenal will travel to Ukraine to face Vorskla on Thursday before the North London derby just three days later. Emery provided an update on the status of the quartet when he spoke to the media as the game approached.

Sports No. 3 Gonzaga upsets No. 1 Duke for Maui Invitational title
Author: 0 No. 3 Gonzaga upsets No. 1 Duke for Maui Invitational title

In one spectacular sequence for the Bulldogs, Brandon Clarke blocked a layup attempt by Andres Feliz, Hachimura grabbed the loose ball and fired a pass upcourt to Norvell, who flew to the hoop for a layup on the other end that made it 62-49 with 12:12 to play.

Sports 5 things you may not know about Alexander Zverev
Author: 0 5 things you may not know about Alexander Zverev

He served the set out crisply with three aces, taking his first serve percentage to 88 for the opener. Got back to world number one. Djokovic needed just 75 minutes to secure his straight-sets triumph, the Serbian dropping only seven points on his serve as he made it eight wins in a row against the South African.

Sports Trade Rumors Washington Wizards Wall and Beal
Author: 0 Trade Rumors Washington Wizards Wall and Beal

The outburst was said to be in response to Brooks and Wizards forward Jeff Green urging Wall to raise the level of intensity in practice. Wall has apologized both to his head coach and teammates, sources tell Wojnarowski. A bunch of players did just that and it got heated. Otto Porter is owed almost $82 million over the next three seasons (includes this season). Beal could garner even more interest than Wall on the trade market given his 3-point shooting ability, a more manageable ...

Sports Dramatic late five-minute fightback seals Netherlands draw against Germany
Author: 0 Dramatic late five-minute fightback seals Netherlands draw against Germany

So it's hats off to Van Dijk for converting his golden chance and hats off to Koeman for having the wherewithal to push his commanding centre-back up into the attack to mix things up a bit in his hour (or minute) of need. Hategan was understandably very emotional, but Van Dijk did what he could to comfort the recently bereaved ref. "Of course, with Dwight and Kees van Wonderen we went through different scenarios prior to the game, and also that we had to force something in the final phase".

Sports Jazz vs. Sixers: Donovan Mitchell's push for revenge among things to watch
Author: 0 Jazz vs. Sixers: Donovan Mitchell's push for revenge among things to watch

However, they were down big to one of the worst teams in the league. The Celtics were embarrassed on the parquet floor, following up that stirring victory over the Raptors by being flat. On the road he gave them the green light to make a 20-point comeback against the Suns when most coaches would have pulled their starters that deep into the fourth quarter, and last Friday in Utah he made excuses for his team's shortcomings - pointing to the fact that Boston was in the midst of the most ...

Sports Rohr cautiously optimistic of winning 2019 AFCON
Author: 0 Rohr cautiously optimistic of winning 2019 AFCON

After missing out on back-to-back editions of the Africa Cup of Nations, the Super Eagles have booked their place at Cameroon 2019 despite playing a 1-1 draw against Bafana Bafana on Saturday at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg. However, the South Africans say Nigeria will suffer another defeat this afternoon. Three minutes later the Eagles' pressure resulted in a goal. Alex Iwobi and Samuel Kalu are expected to provide services to the Super Eagles sharp shooters, Musa and ...

Sports Condoleeza Rice Under Consideration For Cleveland Browns Head Coach
Author: 0 Condoleeza Rice Under Consideration For Cleveland Browns Head Coach

Rice would be the first woman to interview for an National Football League head coaching position if indeed the Browns were to talk to her about the job. "And at no time will I call for a 'prevent defense, '" Rice said. Rice was Secretary of State from 2005-09 under George W. Bush and has since become a member of the College Football Playoff Committee and chairs the Commission on College Basketball .

Sports WinView Games Playbook: Packers vs. Seahawks - Week 11
Author: 0 WinView Games Playbook: Packers vs. Seahawks - Week 11

Mike McCarthy knows his job is on the line. NFL insider Mike Silver penned a column for NFL.com in which he said there's a "growing sense" that McCarthy will be replaced. It is not at is Seattle has been ineffective passing the ball, either. "We talk about the focus - focus on winning games, what's in front of us". "I have faith in this team so I'm going to be an aggressive caller and go for it and say that we'll get it, but at the same time , you have to be realistic and I agree with ...

Sports Stubborn Silva inches Sri Lanka past England
Author: 0 Stubborn Silva inches Sri Lanka past England

But on the fourth day of the second Test between Sri Lanka and England at Kandy on Saturday, the phenomenon happened much closer to the stumps. The 20-year-old's excellent, attacking knock frustrated Sri Lanka as he motored from 16 to 51 in the space of 27 deliveries, building a 60-run partnership with James Anderson (7 not out) for the final wicket.

Sports Djokovic through after dismantling Zverev, Cilic still in hunt
Author: 0 Djokovic through after dismantling Zverev, Cilic still in hunt

The German eventually forced the first break points of the match with the score level at 4-4 but Djokovic held after a backhand lob from Zverev drifted inches wide. The Serb, 10 years older than his opponent, was made to work hard in an absorbing first set but Zverev's challenge crumbled at the O2 Arena as Djokovic won 6-4 6-1.

Sports Wolves Introduce Players Acquired in Jimmy Butler Deal
Author: 0 Wolves Introduce Players Acquired in Jimmy Butler Deal

Four of Butler's six buckets came in the paint as he effectively got free on backdoor cuts, consistently finding holes in the Magic defence. Butler stated he was impressed with the youngster, but it seems that he will be taking his place in the starting five.

Sports Draymond Green called Kevin Durant a 'b****' multiple times
Author: 0 Draymond Green called Kevin Durant a 'b****' multiple times

According to Yahoo Sports' Shams Charania , Draymond Green and Kevin Durant had an argument on the court and Green kept reminding about KD's free agency next summer. Durant was seen clapping his hands, an apparent call for the ball. Green was forceful in his defense of himself, which helped to escalate the volume and intensity within the room, sources said.

Sports Le'Veon Bell not reporting to Steelers, sitting out season
Author: 0 Le'Veon Bell not reporting to Steelers, sitting out season

With the legitimate chances of Bell leaving Pittsburgh for good next year, one sportsbook ( BetOnline.ag ) has released odds for his next possible employer. Bell had been selected to the Pro Bowl three times and was named a first-team All-Pro twice, including in 2017, when he rushed for 1,291 yards and caught 85 passes for 655 yards.

Sports 'Go to the temple and pray': England coach's freakish warning
Author: 0 'Go to the temple and pray': England coach's freakish warning

But they reduced England's lead to two points when Barrett landed his maiden Test drop goal before a second penalty nudged the All Blacks in front for the first time in the match. Stellar fly-half Farrell is one of the few survivors from the last England team to beat the All Blacks in 2012 and is certain to be crucial to any hopes of causing a major upset at Twickenham.

Sports Liverpool strike through Salah and go on to defeat Fulham
Author: 0 Liverpool strike through Salah and go on to defeat Fulham

Xherdan Shaqiri was the closest to finding a finish with a 13th minute drive from the top of the box. Salah should have put Liverpool ahead earlier than he did, but was unable to control the ball when one-on-one with Sergio Rico in Liverpool's best chance in the opening 15 minutes.

Sports Daryl Morey Believes It's 'Extremely Unfair' Carmelo Anthony Being Singled Out
Author: 0 Daryl Morey Believes It's 'Extremely Unfair' Carmelo Anthony Being Singled Out

It's been a whirlwind couple months for Anthony as of late. Anthony signed a one-year deal for the veteran's minimum of $2.4 million with Houston after being bought out by the Atlanta Hawks . Anthony sat out Saturday's contest in San Antonio, after going 1-for-11 from the field and scoring just two points in 20 minutes against his former team in Oklahoma City on Thursday.

Sports Lionel MESSI double, Gio LO CELSO scores in Barcelona, Real Betis
Author: 0 Lionel MESSI double, Gio LO CELSO scores in Barcelona, Real Betis

Dembele will be absent against the Andalusian club for the game at the Nou Camp, in the latest setback following his £136million move from Borussia Dortmund in August 2017. On his future, Solari said: "We'll see". "It's basic stuff which we know and we have talked about". Barcelona would fall 2-0 behind before halftime as Clément Lenglet whiffed attempting to clear a cross that skittered across the face of goal , and with the defenders all sucked towards net by the fast paced ...

Sports Duke’s freshman trio too much for Army to handle
Author: 0 Duke’s freshman trio too much for Army to handle

The 6-foot-7, 285-pound power forward scored a game-high 27 points, grabbed a game-high 16 rebounds, blocked a game-high six shots ( many several rows deep into the crowd), and dished out four assists in 32 minutes of play. He scored 21 points with six rebounds and three assists over the game's first 20 minutes. He's not going to shoot 11-of-13 from the floor every night.

Sports Chelsea's Barkley fears hostile reception against Everton
Author: 0 Chelsea's Barkley fears hostile reception against Everton

It could be a record unbeaten Premier League start for Maurizio Sarri . "I don't think it (the reception) will be the best", he said in the London Evening Standard. "There's no end to the money Chelsea have got so they shouldn't be buying players like Giroud and Morata". The England global has become a regular under Sarri, scoring three goals in his last five Chelsea appearances.

Sports Manchester United and Manchester City's French players to party together after derby
Author: 0 Manchester United and Manchester City's French players to party together after derby

When is the Manchester City vs Manchester United Premier League match? Indeed, you have to go back to April 2015 when United beat City 4-2 for the last home league win for either of the Mancunian giants. I was on the bench for that game and I was itching to get on. "At the moment, he has Lindelof and Smalling but they don't inspire confidence throughout the team and as soon as that transfer window opens I'm sure they will be out looking for centre-backs again".

Sports Saints Fear Dez Bryant Out for the Year With Torn Achilles
Author: 0 Saints Fear Dez Bryant Out for the Year With Torn Achilles

Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys warms up prior to their game against the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium on October 22, 2017 in Santa Clara, California. "I won't question the man upstairs. this is the ultimate test. Thank you everyone for the prayers". Several other National Football League players, including former Cowboys teammate Cole Beasley , reacted to the news by tweeting support for Bryant.

Sports Wayne Rooney won’t start for England v USA
Author: 0 Wayne Rooney won’t start for England v USA

Southgate revealed talks over Rooney's involvement have been going on for a year, ever since his global retirement. He deserves it. He was a great captain for us. Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson is earning plenty of plaudits and only Sergio Aguero, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Eden Hazard boast more than the six Premier League goals he has scored this season.

Sports Golden State Warriors: Steve Kerr heaps high praise on Zion Williamson
Author: 0 Golden State Warriors: Steve Kerr heaps high praise on Zion Williamson

They will find their groove from the outside, because they are just too good of a shooting team not too. Watching Zion Williamson , Duke's extraterrestrial 6-foot-8, 285-pound forward, put up 28 points while slicing through the air effortlessly with rim-rocking dunks and breathtaking blocks, brings one to the alter of basketball hyperbole.

Sports Manchester derby not biggest game of season for City and Guardiola
Author: 0 Manchester derby not biggest game of season for City and Guardiola

Manchester United have been given a scare leading into Sunday's Manchester derby with club-record signing Paul Pogba missing training on Friday. "Hopefully I will play and help the team to another win". "We have to stop them in their attacks, there is a way to do it and the manager knows that". "We're happy working together and have scored a lot of goals", he said .

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