Pelicans release Lance Stephenson, sign Archie Goodwin

08 Nov, 2016

Lance Stephenson's very short Pelicans career looks like it's over as the injured swingman was released to make way for Archie Goodwin . "Case in point, Lance gets hurt playing & needs surgery now, so instead of supporting him & helping him get healthy they cut him!" Stephenson, 26, is in his seventh National Basketball Association season, spending four with the Indiana Pacers, one with the Charlotte Bobcats and splitting past year with the Los Angeles Clippers and Memphis Grizzlies.

Bruce Arians explains why leaping field goal blocks are 'bad for football'

07 Nov, 2016

The last tie in the National Football League came in 2014, when Carolina and Cincinnati tied 37-37. "Or as Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said of his previously unbeaten team's performance in a 21-10 defeat against the Philadelphia Eagles, a game that included a combined half-dozen turnovers in the first half alone: "'Embarrassing, ' really, is the word, in at least two of the phases".

Beholder edges Songbird in Breeders' Cup Distaff thriller

07 Nov, 2016

Beholder's impressive resume includes two prior Breeders' Cup victories, in the 2012 Juvenile Fillies and the 2013 Distaff. "For 6 years old, I would just say the way she's been managed throughout her career [by trainer Richard Mandella] allowed her to do what she did on her final day of racing".

Huskies surprise fifth in CFP rankings

06 Nov, 2016

However, some have argued Ohio State should be ranked ahead of A&M because the Buckeyes have two impressive wins. "Texas A&M has played a stronger schedule at this point in time over Washington", said Hocutt, who also serves as Texas Tech's athletic director.

Jimmie Johnson drive for 5 at Texas before shot at 7th Cup

06 Nov, 2016

The absence of a Chase win shouldn't worry the reigning series champion. It is to no surprise that South Florida is one of the locations on the Ferrari Challenge calendar as the Challenge has a record of running on the most lovely and well-known circuits in the world, including Le Mans, France, Sochi, Russia and Singapore.

Lamar Jackson, Louisville rout BC football 52-7

06 Nov, 2016

Well, not much new to say, anyways, because we've seen this performance before. By the time the dust settled, Jackson, who was taken out before the fourth quarter, had totaled 231 yards and four touchdowns passing and 185 yards and three scores on the ground on just 15 carries.

Indians exercise options manager Francona, slugger Santana

05 Nov, 2016

Two years ago, he signed a two-year contract extension, which included club options for 2019 and 2020. Cleveland also announced it has picked up designated hitter Carlos Santana's $12 million option for 2017, keeping him off the free-agent market as expected.

Fenerbahce compound Mourinho woes in Istanbul

05 Nov, 2016

Jose Mourinho's side scoring just their second goal in four matches - that's not a formula for success. "I still think it was a courageous decision because I still think he's their best goalscorer", he told Omnisport when discussing Mourinho's decision to demote Rooney in Premier League games.

Hamilton keeps title race alive with Mexico win

04 Nov, 2016

Lewis Hamilton admitted he was fortunate not to hit the wall at the very first corner of the Mexican Grand Prix and gift-wrap the championship to his rival Nico Rosberg. That promoted Vettel - who was livid on the radio at Verstappen and the FIA before the penalty - to third place. Initially watching the footage of the incident as he was being interviewed by Sky Sports, Rosberg said, "How does he get away with that?" in an apparent reference to Hamilton.

Bulls trample Nets to remain unbeaten

04 Nov, 2016

The Brooklyn Nets, on the other hand, continued to struggle with a record of 1-3. "He's still got some 'AH!' in his bag", Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler said. "Turnovers hurt us. We had a lot of open looks, and at the end we had a chance to win the game". The Boston Celtics are averaging 108.3 points on 50.8 percent shooting and allowing 106.7 points on 41.4 percent shooting.

Leicester keeper Kasper Schmeichel out with fractured hand

04 Nov, 2016

A last-gasp save from Denmark-born Kasper Schmeichel meant Leicester clung on for a 0-0 draw with Copenhagen in their Champions League game on Wednesday which kept them waiting for a spot in the next round. But the safety net of a home game against Club Brugge later this month perhaps prompted Ranieri to name an unexpected starting line-up, with the likes of Danny Simpson, Shinji Okazaki and Marc Albrighton left on the bench.

Misbah expresses disappointment at defeat in third Test against West Indies

04 Nov, 2016

So his spell of 5 for 30 in Pakistan's second innings in Sharjah , which began the collapse that culminated in West Indies needing only 153 to win, was a surprise - and a significant improvement over his previous career-best of 3 for 15.

Ronaldo 2 goals shy of 100 in European competitions

03 Nov, 2016

Real Madrid can clinch their round of 16 berth with three points - depending on other fixtures - while their opponents will hope to script their first win in the competition and stun Zinedine ZIdane's team. However, the two-goal advantage was halved just five minutes later, Odjidja-Ofoe weaving his way to the edge of the area and curling a left-footed strike beyond Keylor Navas.

Rosberg happy with second at Mexican GP

02 Nov, 2016

I had a good start - but it's such a long way down to Turn One that everyone just got the tow on me. "It is quite an honour to be up there". It also means that Hamilton will need a lot of luck on his side if he hopes to take home his fourth championship title.

Roger Goodell Reportedly Vows NFL Will Review Protection Concerns of Cam Newton

02 Nov, 2016

Any given Sunday is tough for NFL quarterbacks, and not long after Smith left the game against the Colts, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton called out the league for not protecting quarterbacks. Whatever your stance on Newton's comments are, all quarterbacks take a similar beating every week but some it seems get more calls than others. The league's competition committee adopted a clarification of the rule on hits to a quarterback in the knee area or below after the Brady hit, ...

Redskins, Bengals Clash in London

01 Nov, 2016

I need to know because I don't think [Cincinnati] had one of them at all. He appeared to win it, but Bengals coach Marvin Lewis had called timeout before the snap. The Redskins were penalized 15 times for 106 yards. Cousins found Vernon Davis for a 44-yard gain before the pair linked up once more the next play , but the Redskins were forced to kick a field-goal after being held out in the red zone.

Manchester United fans react to Ibrahimovic's poor first-half display

31 Oct, 2016

Incredibly, United had 37 shots in this match, their most in a Premier League game since such statistics were first recorded in 2003-04. The Red Devils boss has until 6pm on Monday to respond to a misconduct charge related to comments he made about referee Anthony Taylor prior to his side's match at Liverpool earlier this month.

Big 12 conference announces it will stay at 10 members, won't expand

29 Oct, 2016

After three months of analyzing, vetting and interviewing possible new members, Big 12 leaders on Monday took expansion off their agenda. Big 12 officials held interviews in September with 11 potential new members: Air Force, BYU, Central Florida, Cincinnati, Colorado State, Connecticut, Houston, Rice, South Florida, SMU and Tulane.

Pep Guardiola admits he's anxious about winless streak

29 Oct, 2016

I spoke with Mikel [Arteta] and he informs me that they are a special team. The opponent is highly technical, obsessed with possession and easy on the eye. City have drawn 1-1 in both of their last two Premier League games and Sky Bet's Correct Score Group Betting offers 9/2 for The Hawthorns contest to end 1-1, 2-2 or 3-3.

Kuznetsova in the semifinals — WTA finals

29 Oct, 2016

Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russian Federation makes a backhand return to Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland during their singles match at the WTA tennis tournament in Singapore , Monday, Oct. “I didnt even know that, ” she told reporters. In the losing effort, Pliskova won 52 percent of her first serve points and 55 percent of her second serve points.

Crosby returns, leads Penguins past Panthers 3-2

28 Oct, 2016

With Dumoulin off, Reilly Smith of the Panthers made it 1-0 with a power play goal at 18:02, backhanding a rebound from the slot. And while Crosby's return allowed the Penguins to get the fourth-line band back together, having a group that skilled going up against an opponent's top line can have its benefits for the Penguins' first and second units, too.

No. 1 pick Simmons says no timetable on 76ers return

28 Oct, 2016

Philly was led by the play of Joel Embiid , who (in his first regular season National Basketball Association game) scored 20 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in just under 23 minutes of play. Projected to 30 minutes, that'd be 22.8 points, 12 rebounds and 1.8 blocks. "To all my FB friends who are seeing a picture of me on the internet giving the finger to Russell Westbrook ".

Best of NHL: Penguins beat Panthers in Sidney Crosby's debut

27 Oct, 2016

Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 20 shots for the Penguins. James Reimer, who turned away 19 shots, fell to 0-1-1 on the young season. Doughty knotted the score with 5:57 left in regulation before Martinez sent the Kings to their third straight win.

Allen's TD helps No. 1 Alabama overpower No. 6 Aggies, 33-14

26 Oct, 2016

Allen earns SEC honors: Defensive end Jonathan Allen was named SEC defensive player of the week after tallying six tackles and a career-best four quarterback hurries while also recording a sack and a 30-yard fumble recovery for a touchdown against the Aggies .

Chelsea coach, Antonio Conte praises Moses, others

26 Oct, 2016

And the win over United lifted the 2014-15 Premier League champions - a title won with Mourinho in charge - to one point behind leaders Manchester City, who lead Arsenal and Liverpool on goal difference. Moses who revealed earlier in the week that his former boss barely spoke to him during his time at Chelsea continues to be a revelation under Antonio Conte as he has suddenly made himself indispensable to the new boss.

New England Patriots interested on Cleveland Browns OT Joe Thomas?

26 Oct, 2016

And it may be hard for the Browns to deal the six-time All-Pro selection during the season, so they may have to wait until after the season is over. "Joe Thomas has a lot to do with what we're trying to accomplish here in the future", Jackson said.

Lions observations: Will Matthew Stafford work his way into MVP conversation?

24 Oct, 2016

The Washington Redskins had a very tough day injury wise on Sunday. This one much bigger. Talented Redskins cornerback Josh Norman suffered a concussion early in the third quarter and did not play the rest of the game. He has thrown for 1,695 yards and nine touchdowns on the season with six interceptions. Two plays later Cousins threw a short pass to Rob Kelley, who turned his first career catch into his first career touchdown.

Leicester beats Palace 3-1 for 3rd win of EPL title defence

23 Oct, 2016

The result leaves Swansea in the Premier League's relegation zone, but new manager Bradley will be able to draw positives from a performance which nearly saw one point turned into three when Gylfi Sigurdsson struck a post late on. The Foxes were the better side and nearly took the lead after only two minutes but Shinji Okazaki was unable to profit after being gifted possession by Palace goalkeeper Steve Mandanda, with his 25-yard effort sailing wide.

CIMB Classic: Russell Knox moves into contention in Malaysia

22 Oct, 2016

England's Paul Casey shot a level-par 72 and is seven off the pace. Thomas claimed his maiden PGA Tour crown at last year's event in Malaysia and is once again prospering in Kuala Lumpur . "You're going to have to shoot low rounds every day". But last year's Asian Tour Order of Merit champion faltered at the finish with a double-bogey on the par-five 18th hole.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: New-look Manchester United team is starting to click

21 Oct, 2016

Old Trafford has witnessed peaks and troughs during Jose Mourinho's short reign, with Community Shield glory and three straight league wins followed by three successive losses in all competitions. The performances of Eric Bailly, Ander Herrera and David de Gea shows the signs are good and that Mourinho actually has players playing out of their skin for him.

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