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USF football assistants to split Taggart's bowl win bonus USF football assistants to split Taggart's bowl win bonus
- December 31, 2016

The game was forced into overtime after SC, which trailed all day long, tied the game at 39 on a near-impossible 2-point conversion reception with just over a minute to play in regulation. He passed for two touchdowns and ran for three with one interception. Carolina started the extra period on defense and gave up a touchdown pass on the first play. (more...)
Milner's form at left-back no surprise to Klopp Milner's form at left-back no surprise to Klopp
- December 31, 2016

I think we know each other quite well and I saw Liverpool this year many times but it was my day off, my family was not here, and thank you Liverpool for inviting me and I saw the game, that's all. "No chance. He was outstanding", he said. Captain Jordan Henderson was also excellent, but Klopp said it was "not the moment" to shower praise on individuals. (more...)
Help wanted: Bills coach who can handle toxic mess, find a QB
- December 28, 2016

With both Rex Ryan and his brother Rob Ryan relieved of their duties all signs point to defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman running things on that side of the ball. There is no one excuses any longer and if Whaley fails to land the right coach and the QB this time around, the only difference between his ultimate fate and Ryan's will be a little bit of time. (more...)
Houston Texans Team Grades: Texans Beat Bengals, Clinch AFC South Houston Texans Team Grades: Texans Beat Bengals, Clinch AFC South
- December 26, 2016

The Texans knew they were in the postseason with a win after the Titans fell to the Jaguars earlier Saturday. It was 3-0 at halftime and we were bad on offense and they kept us in the game. "I thought it was getting into a little rhythm", Savage said of the offense. "It's not one thing that's caused it". By comparison, Savage is on the final year of the rookie contract he signed in 2014, which will pay him $300,584 this season. (more...)
Dolphins at Bills inactives list: Jenkins, Maxwell out for Miami (plus Tannehill)
- December 25, 2016

Obviously, they never did as Ajayi wound up soaring past 200 yards rushing for the second time against the Bills this season. The Dolphins head back north on the same mission Saturday with a visit to the Buffalo Bills. Clay caught eight passes for 85 yards and scored twice for the first time in his two seasons with the Bills. Mike Gillislee got things rolling on the winning drive with a 25-yard run on a third-and-1. (more...)
Jose Mourinho tells Luke Shaw he 'needs to improve' Jose Mourinho tells Luke Shaw he 'needs to improve'
- December 15, 2016

Two players they have subsequently been linked to are Depay and Schneiderlin, who are out of favour at Old Trafford. Koeman has of course worked with Schneiderlin during his time at Southampton, where the midfielder's commanding performances in the middle of the park attracted Manchester United's interest in the first-place. (more...)
Gary Neville hits back at Liverpool signing with sarcastic Instagram post Gary Neville hits back at Liverpool signing with sarcastic Instagram post
- December 12, 2016

BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 04: Loris Karius of Liverpool fails to stop Ryan Fraser of AFC Bournemouth (obscured) from scoring their second goalduring the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Liverpool at Vitality Stadium on December 4, 2016 in Bournemouth, England. (more...)
Desmond, Rockies agree to $70M, 5-year contract Desmond, Rockies agree to $70M, 5-year contract
- December 08, 2016

He has yet to make a major league appearance at first base, but Colorado evidently feels confident enough about him picking up the position. The team has agreed to sign free agent Ian Desmond , according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports . (more...)
World Rugby announce draw for Cape Town leg of World Series World Rugby announce draw for Cape Town leg of World Series
- December 08, 2016

The win was especially sweet for new coach Allan Bunting, who said: "We're pretty stoked with that win. We will go back and review, and hopefully come back stronger next time". The clash of England and Scotland in the second quarter-final lived up to the hype. New Zealand 27 (Michael Blyde 2, Rebekah Cordero-Tufuga, Shakira Baker, Sarah Goss tries; Tyla Nathan-Wong con) Ireland 5 (Amee Leigh Murphy Crowe try). (more...)
Thirty-two nominees for Walter Payton award announced Thirty-two nominees for Walter Payton award announced
- December 08, 2016

Fitzgerald is one of 32 NFL " Man of the Year " winners to qualify for the league's national 2016 "Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year " award. Elliott had previously received the 2016 community service award at the annual Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce "Welcome Back" luncheon. (more...)
Formula One returns to France after 10-year absence Formula One returns to France after 10-year absence
- December 08, 2016

Earlier this year, the owners of British Grand Prix host Silverstone claimed they were looking into whether they would be able to afford to remain on the calendar after 2019, as a number of current race incumbents struggle financially. Plans for 2018 season have been confirmed at a special event organised in Paris, confirming participation for five years in F1. However, he said the deal was in the standard price range for a grand prix in Europe. (more...)
New Zealand coach Mike Hesson downplays Australia turmoil
- December 06, 2016

Smith struck 14 fours and four sixes in his seventh ODI century after winning the toss in the first match of three in the Chappell-Hadlee Series to put his side in a strong position. Australia was swept 5-0 in South Africa in its last ODI series in October, but didn't have Starc or Hazlewood in the attack. "Dennis has certainly been on the same page and he was keen for me to take that little bit of extra time and get more overs into me", said Cummins, who was confident he hasn't ... (more...)
MI clash amped up with playoffs on the line
- December 06, 2016

The victor between No. 2 Ohio State and No. 3 MI will go a long way to determining not only the Big Ten Conference championship but also the final four spots in the College Football Playoff. Michigan's path is similar. The Big 12, at the very least, needs one other Power Five champion to finish with two losses to have a shot to make the playoff. (more...)
Rangers have a 'heated' debate after painful defeat to Hearts Rangers have a 'heated' debate after painful defeat to Hearts
- December 02, 2016

It was claimed in the media on Wednesday that the Championship outfit were keen on recruiting Neilson, who has been in charge of Hearts since 2014. "A further statement will be made once the appointments are completed". As I say though, we have to look at what happened on the second goal, again, a soft tap-in at the back post. "You have to win your games of football", Warburton said. (more...)
McCoy rallies Bills to 28-21 win over Jaguars
- December 01, 2016

That frustration has been accompanied by questions about the job security of head coach Gus Bradley , whose 14-44 record in three-plus seasons is the second-worst winning percentage (.241) by any coach in National Football League history. Fact is, the Jags led from their first possession - Dan Carpenter missed his third extra point of the season in Ryan's crew's bid to tie - until the initial snap of the third quarter. (more...)
Burnley v Manchester City
- November 30, 2016

This could see David Silva move to a slightly wider position on the left side with Kevin de Bruyne operating on the right flank. Their home record is already of a high standard and they have had an extra couple of days rest than City, plus a reduced travel time. (more...)
Celtic vs. Barcelona: Score, Reaction from 2016 Champions League Match
- November 24, 2016

Barcelona had chances early one too, though, and it took a wildly sliced clearance from Scott Armstrong to put the ball out for a corner as Ivan Rakitic attacked Jordi Alba's cross. "At 2-0 we still fight, work, but it becomes hard". Celtic paid for that glaring miss nearly immediately when Izaguirre's challenge on Suarez inside the box at the other end saw Italian referee Daniele Orsato point to the spot, with Messi confidently beating Gordon with his penalty. (more...)
Obama, Trump hold 'excellent' White House talks
- November 23, 2016

Trump, sitting in the office he will soon redecorate, described the discussion as an opportunity for the two men to get to know each other and professed to have "great respect" for the sitting president. "We're going to look very strongly at immigration", he said. "Here's a good rule". They also had a discussion about raising kids at the White House . (more...)
Men's Soccer to Host NCAA Play This Weekend Men's Soccer to Host NCAA Play This Weekend
- November 16, 2016

Senior captain and forward Nathan Majumder provided the heroics Sunday as he posted his first game-winning tally of the season in the 29th minute, assisted by senior back Daniel Sullivan. The Cardinals enter the 2016 postseason with an 8-3-1 mark all-time in NCAA Championship matches at home, including a 1-1 record at Lynn Stadium. SDSU will play host to UNLV in its first-round match on Thursday, Nov. (more...)
Jose Bautista met with the Red Sox on Tuesday Jose Bautista met with the Red Sox on Tuesday
- November 13, 2016

He then signed with the Kansas City Royals, where he spent the last two seasons. The Blue Jays extended a $17.2 million qualifying offer but haven't shown interest in working out a long-term deal. Morales has a career.273 average with 162 homers and 586 RBIs over 1030 games with the Los Angeles Angles, Seattle Mariners, Minnesota Twins and Royals. (more...)