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by | December 06, 2015 | 10:03

Since the Watford heavyweight won the Olympic Gold medal at the London 2012 games, he has gone on to blast his way in the pro ranks compiling a record of 14 wins, 0 defeats with all his wins coming by KO in the first 3 rounds. That's saying something, isn't it? Because Hughie is my first cousin. "How's that? Hughie would give me a much better fight than Haye, because at least he'd throw some punches back".

by | December 06, 2015 | 09:38

South Florida coach Willie Taggart, Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez and former Rutgers Coach Greg Schiano also interviewed with Tanner on Friday, Sports Illustrated reported . Prior to Auburn , Muschamp coached Florida for four seasons, compiling a 28-21 record, including a 17-15 mark in SEC play. Another head coach who has been mentioned as a potential candidate at USC, North Carolina's Larry Fedora , is working on a "long-term deal" to remain in Chapel Hill, according to a Scout ...

by | December 06, 2015 | 03:15

Fresh off a strong victory in the Louisiana governor's race, Democrat John Bel Edwards began to work Sunday on his plans for the transition into his new office and an upcoming term in which he'll have to grapple with a hefty state financial crisis.

by | December 06, 2015 | 00:13

Valentine had 13 points and 12 rebounds as the Spartans rolled to a 76-33 victory over Binghamton on Saturday afternoon at Breslin Center. The 9-0 Spartans are expected to hop over No. The Cardinals shot 38 of 70 from the field (54.3 percent) and placed five players in double figures. "Beat the Hawkeyes" chants occurred a couple times during the second half among Spartans fans.

by | December 05, 2015 | 11:46

A junior, Elliott spent the beginning of the week in the hospital after a cut to his leg became infected, but he complained that he had healed and wasn't given enough playing  time  Saturday. "He is allowed to have an opinion and he voiced it", said senior offensive lineman and Vandalia-Butler grad Taylor Decker. The Spartans have beaten  Ohio State  three of the last five years.

by | December 05, 2015 | 07:39

While Michigan State and Iowa haven't played since 2013 - that was a 26-14 win for Michigan State when Cook established himself is MSU's starter - there is certainly a familiarity. -DE Nate Meier, a third-team All-Big Ten selection this week, is the most experienced Iowa defensive lineman. No matter how weak the Hawkeyes' schedule is perceived to be, it seems terrible dismissive, considering they're a team that 32nd in the country in rushing yards per game (203.7) and 15th in points ...

by | December 04, 2015 | 15:13

Okay. Mississippi State has been phenomenal through the air this year because it has the best quarterback in college football. The significance of Nkemdiche's decision as the nation's consensus No. He's thrown for 3,159 yards and 25 touchdowns. He already owns the Mississippi State records for passing yards and total touchdowns. Prescott said that was the first quarterback duel he was involved with, but he could be involved in another one Saturday.

by | December 04, 2015 | 12:37

Wenger had trusted Campbell would come through on his talent this season as he retained the player in his squad and the Costa Rican's performance against Dinamo Zagreb would be the ideal tonic for both the player and the manager. Arsenal has been keeping tabs on him and are ready to make a move in January. And despite the recovery of the more established players, Wenger insists Campbell can challenge for a place in his starting XI.

by | December 04, 2015 | 04:20

Win some, lose some. "Andy's comments are enough to send vibrations down the spine of the LTA". Murray complained about a lack of practice partners when he returned home to train at the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton. Smith said, "The most important thing is to enjoy this, it's been a terrible long time since Britain has won it so we should make sure we spend time together as a team and talk about all our stories".

by | December 03, 2015 | 21:46

Ranked second in the world, he has been the inspiration behind his country, reaching the Davis Cup final for the first time since 1978, winning all eight rubbers he has played - six singles and two doubles - against heavyweights United States, France and Australia .

by | December 03, 2015 | 19:44

The Trojans lost to Stanford , 41-31, earlier in the season at the Coliseum . The quarterback would love to collect every reward still available to the Trojans in the final game of a tumultuous regular season. All in all, not how Graham drew it up. USC's school record for punt return touchdowns in a season is three, set by Jim Sears in 1952. Southern Cal Trojans rank at 20 for scoring 37.4 points where as Ucla Bruins rank at 69 for allowing 27.6 scores.

by | December 03, 2015 | 12:28

The 76ers, whose last victory came last season on March 25, 2015 when they defeated the Denver Nuggets, have snapped an National Basketball Association record of 28 consecutive losses, bridging the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 seasons, and an 18-game losing streak to start the current year.

by | December 03, 2015 | 11:51

Morelli's crew also was involved in the controversy-marred playoff game a year ago between the Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys that featured a few dubious calls. During Arizona's first series of the second half, San Francisco committed five penalties, including four pass interferences and an illegal hand to the face, as the Cardinals reached the end zone on their way to a 19-13 win.

by | December 03, 2015 | 11:38

Colts owner Jim Irsay told reporters that there is a "strong feeling" among owners that two teams play in Los Angeles. That would be one of many factors owners would consider when determining whether a relocation-minded owner had satisfied the league's guidelines to move a franchise.

by | December 03, 2015 | 08:03

The game is scheduled to tip-off at 6:30 p.m. PST. It was abundantly clear in the first quarter that these were two different classes of teams on the floor together: a defending champion and a lottery team. "When I found out he was wearing No. 23 mostly for me, it made me feel like I did something right". "I think Draymond has shocked everybody, but himself".

by | December 03, 2015 | 06:55

Merely speculating - although Lowe's speculation is generally reliable, particularly relating to the Celtics - Lowe pegs a package built around David Lee and the Brooklyn Nets' 2016 first-round pick as enough to get the Knicks thinking.

by | December 03, 2015 | 06:17

McClaren was "mad" in the dressing room after the game, according to Wijnaldum, who felt United played as "individuals", not as a team . Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri was quick to pay tribute to Vardy's heroics and has flagged up another landmark the striker could equal this weekend.

by | December 03, 2015 | 05:39

Terms were not disclosed.... Following the game, Curry spoke about the win and said, according to the Associated Press, "We've had some battles, and obviously, we've had some lopsided victories". The Warriors survived a close call against the Utah Jazz to improve to 19-0 but that could only add to their determination as they look to bounce back after being served notice that making it through this trip with their flawless record intact will not be easy by any means.

by | December 02, 2015 | 22:51

Rawls has started four games this season (including against Chicago when Lynch had issues with a calf early) and has rushed for 100 or more yards in three of those. Atlanta running back Devonta Freeman came to the Levi's Stadium on November 8 as the NFL's leading rusher. But that is the best-case scenario on the recovery and there is a chance that Lynch will miss the remainder of the regular season.

by | December 02, 2015 | 13:00

Tampa Bay entered the week with the 19th-ranked defense by Adjusted NEP per play, which places it just slightly below average, but a massive upgrade from last season and earlier this year. His 84-yard run was longest in franchise history. Dallas still had a little time left, 43 seconds, to try for a game-winner of their own. It was second only to his own 250-yard performance against the Oakland Raiders a few years back.

by | December 01, 2015 | 18:45

He finished sixth, and the title went to Kyle Busch, but it was OK. Harvick , who overcame his own self-inflicted issues to win his first title a year ago, lauded the improvements in Busch . "I was boohooing as loud as a person could boo-hoo", he finally admitted. Gordon's competitors paid tribute to him in many ways through-out the day.

by | December 01, 2015 | 15:35

It'll be interesting to see in what condition the Colts will be when Luck is closer to return, and if they won't feel any rush because they have Hasselbeck keeping his place warm. One of which stopped the Falcons in their tracks in the red zone. After an off week, Atlanta is eager to turn things round. "What do I say to him?" The Falcons had gained a first down at the Colts' 16-yard line.

by | November 30, 2015 | 22:43

This game is huge for the Bucs as they will attempt to gain a few grounds in the playoff hunt, sitting behind the struggling Atlanta Falcons (6-4) and the Minnesota Vikings (7-3). Only Hall of Famers Jim Brown and Emmitt Smith rushed for more against them. There was a major temptation to TEXT 78247 for stadium assistance. Zach Ertz suffered a concussion in the first half and did not return.

by | November 30, 2015 | 12:18

While Arsene Wenger is already without a number of first-team stars, the injury to Coquelin, who was substituted just 14 minutes into the game at The Hawthorns with a suspected knee problem, will be a big blow to the club. Our defending on that level was very, very poor. At the moment I am a bit short because there's no Chamberlain, no Ramsey, no Walcott, no Wilshere, no Welbeck.

by | November 29, 2015 | 17:38

With this development, there were some who couldn't help but wonder if Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott would follow soon. That's up to us. Rockets 38-year-old point guard Jason Terry got his first start of the season, replacing struggling guard Ty Lawson, who was acquired from Denver in the offseason.

by | November 28, 2015 | 22:51

With 13 goals this season, the Leicester City man is well on his way to a permanent England call-up - a fantastic story for someone who three years ago was playing football at a local league club. Chelsea's win and Porto's 2-0 loss to Dynamo Kiev tied the first two teams on 10 points, two more than Kiev. "We always look for them, and the aim is that they leave happy.

by | November 28, 2015 | 06:50

Budding midfielder Raheem Sterling will again have the spotlight when they take on Liverpool , since it is his former club. "We didn't do it as effectively in the first half, and they changed their formation a bit, but I still thought we put in a pretty good second half".

by | November 28, 2015 | 03:30

Barrett more often and couldn't get a perpetually stagnant passing attack rolling. However, I am not leaving after this season because we lost that game. Ohio State has won three straight and 10 of 11 in the series, its most dominant stretch since winning 11 of 15 from 1954-1968 and leading MI to hire Bo Schembechler to face his mentor, Woody Hayes....

by | November 28, 2015 | 00:50

This London night was dotted with a touch of the spectacular from the racquet of the 28-year old Serb though at most times he was merely efficient. But that is only the beginning. As usual this season, Novak Djokovic was the best player on the court. Nadal, of course, has endured a far worse season than Federer, but the Spaniard landed in the easier quartet.

by | November 27, 2015 | 10:22

Busch said Tuesday he will have screws and plates removed from his left foot and will have the rod removed from his right leg in December, per Joe Rodgers of Sporting News. As the night went on, it seemed the 18 got better and we never got any better. It didn't happen, mostly because Gordon fought an ill-handling race auto all afternoon. For the second year in a row, the winner of the NASCAR Sprint Cup season finale race at Homestead-Miami Speedway also took the championship.

by | November 27, 2015 | 04:38

Williams faced his former team for the first time since signing a three-year, $33 million contract with Los Angeles on July 9. With just two wins to their name, it doesn't make sense for Bryant to keep going out and taking his volume-based approach in losses.

by | November 26, 2015 | 04:39

So root for Ohio State . The Big Ten is all over the playoff rankings. Notre Dame, which was No. 4 last week, dropped to No. 6 after an unimpressive three-point win over Boston College. But a win over Stanford alone won't be enough. If committee members were looking for a reasonable alternative to Baylor on championship weekend before the final rankings past year, they found it in Ohio State .

by | December 01, 2011 | 15:43

National Basketball Association players and owners had been negotiating for almost two years when the lockout began on June 30, 2011. The differences between the owners' proposal and the players' were too steep to find a consensus. The new 66-game schedule will run from Christmas until April 26, 2012. The schedule includes 48 conference games and 18 non-conference games. Playoffs will run from April 28 until June 26, if necessary.

by | November 10, 2011 | 15:46

The Panthers have 10 new additions to the roster, including eight freshmen and two junior college transfers. Returners who played significant minutes last season include juniors, Brandon Lockhart and Alex Hall, and sophomore, Ian Carter, with senior leadership coming from lone senior, Dennon Mitchell.

by | November 03, 2011 | 15:49

Smith is entering his sixth collegiate sea- son and his first for coaching both teams. His previous five years were with the women's team. However, after a vacancy in the men's coaching position, Athletic Director Pat Atwell approached Smith about the possibility.