• Vikings WR Diggs, CB Terence Newman inactive against Lions
Vikings WR Diggs, CB Terence Newman inactive against Lions

The No. 1 overall picks in 2009 and 2010 are playing up to the magnitude of this game, which will send the victor into the driver seat in the NFC North with five games to go. Diggs is listed as questionable for Thursday's game. The Vikings , who have been devastated on the offensive line this season with injuries, lost two more players Thursd...

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  • Saina Nehwal Defeated Porntip Buranaprasertsuk & Enters Second Round In Hong Kong Open
Saina Nehwal Defeated Porntip Buranaprasertsuk & Enters Second Round In Hong Kong Open

The historic victory came months after Marin secured her second European Championship title, consolidating her position as the world number one in the Badminton World Federation's global rankings. However, it would now interesting to see if the two Indian shuttle stars, Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu would bump into each other if they would ascend to t...

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  • Southampton on the edge after Costa Nhamoinesu hits Sparta Prague victor
Southampton on the edge after Costa Nhamoinesu hits Sparta Prague victor

Heading into the game, Yoshida knows a win will be good enough to progress if Hapoel lose or draw. From what appeared a routine free-kick, Borek Dockal crossed towards Costa, who after a well-timed run sent a side-footed finish beyond Forster at the goalkeeper's near post.

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  • Packers' McCarthy won't make big changes with porous defence
Packers' McCarthy won't make big changes with porous defence

Fletcher Cox was on fire for the Philadelphia Eagles to start the season. Moving Matthews would make sense, since he played there all of last season and was involved in more impact plays than this season playing at outside linebacker. "That tells the story". Philadelphia spotted the Seahawks the game's first score, took a 7-6 lead early in...

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  • Internet mocks first awkward photo of Donald Trump and President Obama
Internet mocks first awkward photo of Donald Trump and President Obama

Trump and Obama met inside the White House for over an hour. White House officials said that Obama and Trump discussed a range of issues including global hotspots and the president's meetings next week overseas with leaders from Germany, Greece and across the Asia-Pacific.

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  • Please Let This $100 Million Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather Fight Happen
Please Let This $100 Million Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather Fight Happen

Have you ever made $70 million in one night. "I say it all the time, there is really small margin for error at this level and I paid for my mistakes". Mayweather retired in September 2015 with a record of 49-0, and another big payday, after defeating former world champion Andre Berto via unanimous decision.

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  • Big names move into contention at Australian Open
Big names move into contention at Australian Open

A shoot-out was required in a dramatic finale after 2014 champion and two-time major victor Spieth and Australians Ashley Hall and Cameron Smith finished level at 12 under through 72 holes. I'm not even going to say I've got a sour taste in my mouth after 65. Smith and Hall had some consolation as they secured starts at next year's British Op...

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  • Ronaldo to sign new Madrid deal until 2021
Ronaldo to sign new Madrid deal until 2021

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane said he would want to see Cristiano Ronaldo finishing his career at the La Liga club. Ronaldo has enjoyed an excellent 2016, winning European titles at both club and worldwide level. Real Madrid president Florentino Perez added: "We want to be together for many years to come". I want to finish my career at thi...

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  • Katie Ledecky wins race by 1 minute, shatters NCAA, American records
Katie Ledecky wins race by 1 minute, shatters NCAA, American records

In a recent meet, she swam the 1,650-yard freestyle race and finished epically. Two days after she lowered her American record in the 500-yard freestyle at the Ohio State Invitational , the Stanford freshman and distance ace obliterated her American standard in the 1650-yard freestyle, going 15:03.92.

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  • Luke Kuechly suffered second concussion over past two seasons
Luke Kuechly suffered second concussion over past two seasons

There otherwise would be no reason for Adam Schefter of ESPN to report that Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly , whom the team already has said in the concussion protocol, actually has a concussion . When Kuechly went down late in the fourth quarter last week against the Saints, fans feared for the worst based on his reaction to the injury. "Luke...

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  • The Bernstein Brief: Cy Young Voters Get It (Mostly) Right
The Bernstein Brief: Cy Young Voters Get It (Mostly) Right

The model raged on Twitter after her Major League Baseball player fiance Justin Verlander , of the Detroit Tigers , missed out on the prestigious Cy Young Award on Wednesday (16Nov16) for the second time. Verlander received 14 first-place votes, finishing with 132 points. Scherzer received 25 of a possible 30 first-place votes. In the po...

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  • Thompson, Durant lead Warriors to 104-88 win over Celtics
Thompson, Durant lead Warriors to 104-88 win over Celtics

We've got to continue to build on that. "We know we have two of our key players out and that's no excuse, but we were in the game for one half", said Thomas. "But we disagree on me coming here". "We went into panic mode", he told the Boston Globe. "I'm upset with that". As far as his new teammate's impression of him, Durant said, "It was ...

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  • Jerry Jones: Demoted Romo still has future with Cowboys
Jerry Jones: Demoted Romo still has future with Cowboys

But at least they'll mean something this time around. Baltimore's defense has been incredible this year. COWBOYS Elliott (21-114-2 rushing; 2-95-1 receiving) had TD runs in the final 2 minutes of the 4th quarter, as well as an 83-yard TD catch (10 TDs total) in Week 10 win over Steelers.

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  • Spartans aiming for another big upset against Ohio State
Spartans aiming for another big upset against Ohio State

Series record: Ohio State leads 29-15. And speaking of motivation, Ohio State (9-1, 6-1 Big Ten) should have plenty of it, for obvious reasons. The Spartans finished 6-6. ALABAMA — The defending national champions are the only unbeaten team left from the Power Five ranks, and there seems little chance that Nick Saban's squad will stumble ...

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  • Conor McGregor will be in Belfast on Saturday night
Conor McGregor will be in Belfast on Saturday night

Nate Diaz believes the UFC don't want him to have a trilogy fight with Conor McGregor because they know it'd end badly for him. "It is not a good idea at all - he needs to leave that alone", said Ward. I even published my own speculation , highlighting UFC 209 as an optimal return. "Much respect to Floyd", McGregor told TMZ Sports . "He's (...

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  • Holy Crap Porsche Finally Made A Mid-Engine 911 Race Car
Holy Crap Porsche Finally Made A Mid-Engine 911 Race Car

The RSR's 4.0-liter, water-cooled flat-six engine makes up to 510 horsepower - depending on the restrictor a race series may require - and has been relocated ahead of the rear axle to improve weight balance for racing, bucking the model's long tradition of hanging the engine off the rear end and making this a mid-engine 911 race auto.

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  • Golden State's Klay Thompson on the trade market?
Golden State's Klay Thompson on the trade market?

Warriors coach Steve Kerr says rumors such as those surrounding Klay Thompson are nearly always untrue. Despite his early season struggles, Klay Thompson is averaging 18.8 points a game. The trade, of course, didn't happen and Thompson won a championship with the Warriors that season - and then Love did the same thing with the Cavs last summer,...

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  • Despite Jaguars' struggles, Bradley has 'great confidence' in Bortles
Despite Jaguars' struggles, Bradley has 'great confidence' in Bortles

Six plays into the game, cornerback Kareem Jackson jumped in front of Jaguars receiver Allen Hurns to intercept a Blake Bortles pass and ran it back 42 yards for a touchdown. If there's any benefactor to Fuller being out or limited, it's DeAndre Hopkins having an indisputably large target load. "When we have those opportunities, we have to go...

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  • NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament: No. 9 Tar Heels Earn First Round Bye
NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament: No. 9 Tar Heels Earn First Round Bye

DE will be forthcoming. The Cougars tied with Notre Dame and Kentucky during the preseason. If the Terps win in the second round, they'll face either 16-seed Kentucky or the victor of Creighton-Tulsa. 1 seed. "We're excited to have earned a top four seed, which means home games in the NCAA Championship and is massive for any program", said Lo...

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  • Injured Texas A&M QB Knight doesn't start 2nd half
Injured Texas A&M QB Knight doesn't start 2nd half

The former Oklahoma transfer was wearing street clothes and a sling on the Texas A&M sideline in the second half. Kirk's electrifying punt return prevented the Aggies from trailing by 21 points at the half. With the help of some blockers and Kirk's blazing speed he was able to turn on the jets and go all the way for a 92-yard return touchdown to ...

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  • Serbia game evokes memories of Belgium victory for Ashley Williams
Serbia game evokes memories of Belgium victory for Ashley Williams

The 1-1 draw leaves Wales four points adrift of new Group D leaders Ireland ahead of their visit to Dublin next March. "We're still unbeaten, and if we win on Saturday then it's still been a good start for us", he acknowledged. "A draw is a good result if you follow it with a win and that's what we have to go out and do against Ireland". "We were...

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  • Rob Gronkowski Suffers Apparent Punctured Lung
Rob Gronkowski Suffers Apparent Punctured Lung

After the Patriots' 31-24 loss, Gronkowski acknowledged that few players have ever hit him harder than the Seahawks Earl Thomas. The Patriots will face the 1-8 San Francisco 49ers this coming Sunday. Nothing against it". I just took it and it just knocked the wind out of me a little bit, that's all. "Just down for about a minute or two, it's a li...

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  • Murray wins in his debut as the world's top-ranked player
Murray wins in his debut as the world's top-ranked player

Djokovic, however, can still overtake Murray and finish atop the rankings depending on this week's results. Murray carries a 19-match winning streak into his clash with Cilic but lost to the 2014 US Open victor in Cincinnati in August. 1 tag would make him an even better player as it would give him greater confidence. "After a long few months, it...

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  • Hamilton takes pole position in Brazil to keep title hopes alive
Hamilton takes pole position in Brazil to keep title hopes alive

It was Hamilton's 11th pole position of the year and his second at Interlagos. And the Briton, a back-to-back victor at the last rounds in the United States and Mexico, got his weekend off to the ideal start by setting the pace at Interlagos on Friday morning.

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  • NFL's Randy Gregory Fails Drug Test Again
NFL's Randy Gregory Fails Drug Test Again

The previous violation involved illegal drugs as well. This is when the defensive end was placed on a four-game suspension for substance abuse. Cowboys' LB Rolando McClain was suspended the first 10 games for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.

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  • Jose Bautista met with the Red Sox on Tuesday
Jose Bautista met with the Red Sox on Tuesday

According to the ZiPS projection system, three years and $33 million for Morales is essentially market value. While this signing doesn't rule out the possibility of re-signing free agent Edwin Encarnacion , it seems far less likely with the addition of Morales.

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  • Dodgers trade Howie Kendrick to Phillies for Darin Ruf, Darnell Sweeney
Dodgers trade Howie Kendrick to Phillies for Darin Ruf, Darnell Sweeney

According to Heyman, Kendrick isn't opposed to playing multiple positions in 2017 as he did in 2016 when he played second base, left field, third base and first base in L.A., but he'd prefer more regular at-bats. "He is a hard worker, a great teammate and a true professional hitter". Over his 11-year big league career with both Los Angeles' teams (...

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  • Buffalo angry at mishandled call by officials in 31-25 loss
Buffalo angry at mishandled call by officials in 31-25 loss

Buffalo coach Rex Ryan called the ruling "ridiculous". However, no penalty was called for roughing, or even running into, the kicker. First, Sherman drew the ire of Bills defensive assistant Rob Ryan, who took issue with Sherman's hit on Bills kicker Dan Carpenter .

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  • Hayward scores 28 in season debut, leads Jazz over Knicks
Hayward scores 28 in season debut, leads Jazz over Knicks

Derrick Rose added 18. Kristaps Porzingis had a good game Sunday for most of the Knicks' battle with Utah. Derrick Rose also managed to turn the clock back, scoring 18 points, dishing out eight assists and inciting chants from the crowd at the Garden.

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  • Jose Reyes' Contract Option Picked Up by Mets: Latest Details and Reaction
Jose Reyes' Contract Option Picked Up by Mets: Latest Details and Reaction

Cespedes was traded to the Mets from the Tigers at last year's non-waiver trade deadline. If the Mets re-sign Cespedes or add other high-profile outfield help to go with Curtis Granderson and Michael Conforto , it's possible they'd shop Bruce , whose.265/.316/.559 line in 402 PAs with the Reds this season was enough for NY to send well-regarded i...

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  • Texas A&M sneaks into No. 4 in first CFP rankings
Texas A&M sneaks into No. 4 in first CFP rankings

If Utah wins out, and wins the Pac-12 Championship, they will be in the conversation as a Power 5 champion. Louisville, and not Texas A&M , is in the top five on both polls. Win out and MI is in. Washington concludes its schedule with games against California, USC, Arizona State and rival Washington State . If USC continues their winning stre...

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  • No. 5 Louisville, Jackson face ACC's best defense at BC
No. 5 Louisville, Jackson face ACC's best defense at BC

Jackson has led the Cardinals to pile up better than 600 yards of total offense per game, they're tied with Texas Tech at 603 yards per game atop the country. Tyler Rouse scored from 39 yards out on a screen pass from Patrick Towles to give Boston College (4-5, 1-5) its only score. He completed 12 of 17 passes for 231 yards.

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  • Mishra spins web around NZ to help India clinch ODI series
Mishra spins web around NZ to help India clinch ODI series

It was a ideal Diwali gift for the Indian cricket fans as Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men carried the demolition job in style as the spinners made Black Caps' succumbed to their lowest-ever total against India in ODIs. Coming to chase, it was another bad start for New Zealand as they lost their opener Martin Guptill for duck and thanks to Umesh Yadav'...

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  • CFP Rankings: #5 Washington on outside looking in
CFP Rankings: #5 Washington on outside looking in

It's stunning they were ranked ahead of both Washington and Ohio State . "The committee, in our mind, believes Texas A&M has played a stronger schedule at this point over Washington ", said Kirby Hocutt, the chairman of the college football playoff committee.

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  • Key Game 7 questions for the Cubs
Key Game 7 questions for the Cubs

One of the big ones: It is the first time the Windy City team has won a baseball championship in a 108 years. The Cubs took the lead early in the first inning and seemed in control of the game before nearly letting this one get away. Facing the first of what they hoped would be three consecutive elimination games on Sunday, the Chicago Cubs...

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