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USA TODAY columnist picks Baylor to beat West Virginia

USA TODAY columnist picks Baylor to beat West Virginia Baylor backup quarterback Charlie Brewer passed for 109 yards and two touchdowns, all in the fourth quarter as he led a phenomenal comeback that came up just short. "A lot of the big plays I thought were in good coverage and good position and they made a play that we needed to make", said Baylor head coach Matt Rhule. [Full Article...]

Ji fires 69 for 6-stroke lead at Taiwan Championship

Ji calmly tapped a three-foot par putt on the 18th to capture her third LPGA title and her first since her U.S. Women's Open triumph in July 2009. Ji had maintained her lead throughout the tournament at the Miramar Golf Country Club in New Taipei City, clinching her win with a 7-under par 65 in Sunday's final round. [Full Article...]

Cleveland's Jose Calderon is starting in place of Derrick Rose on Saturday

Cleveland's Jose Calderon is starting in place of Derrick Rose on Saturday The play was originally called a common foul but was upgraded to a flagrant 1 Saturday by the National Basketball Association. Magic coach Frank Vogel said an MRI exam showed Payton sustained a "mild to moderate" hamstring strain Friday against Brooklyn and would miss some games. [Full Article...]

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger 'frightened' of retirement

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger 'frightened' of retirement Wenger's men go into the match off the back of a narrow 1-0 win in Belgrade but memories of Saturday's 2-1 defeat at Watford are likely to be lingering ahead of a tricky-looking match up at Goodison Park. That's why you need to convince your fans that having a positive season doesn't depend on one or two games. Wenger appreciates why supporters can get so angry over a bad result and display - ... [Full Article...]

Virat Kohli and Co opt to bat

Virat Kohli and Co opt to bat Also, New Zealand were beaten 3-2 when they toured India a year ago. Kohli stated that Dinesh Karthik has been included in the side because he will strengthen the middle-order. The left-handed Latham said the Kane Williamson-led New Zealanders had taken note of Kuldeep and Chahal's recent performances. Both Taylor and Latham fired a century each in New Zealand's warm-up against Board Pre... [Full Article...]

How to Watch Auburn vs. Arkansas

How to Watch Auburn vs. Arkansas Both appear as though they're fighting to stay in the league as they begin a second half of a season that feels like it could determine how much longer their coaching tenures last. "We really talked about being balanced, we threw for 284 and rushed for 345 and I think the big thing was that we were able to get the tempo going so that was a big thing". [Full Article...]

Michigan State vs. IN football

Michigan State vs. IN football After mustering just one field goal through 3 1/2 quarters, Michigan State scored two touchdowns in the final six minutes. It also converted a fourth-and-3 during a seven-play drive that ended with the 10-yard touchdown pass from Lewerke to Davis to give the Spartans a 10-9 lead with 5:59 to play. [Full Article...]

Does Celtics' Kyrie Irving regret shouting obscenity at fan? 'Hell no'

Does Celtics' Kyrie Irving regret shouting obscenity at fan? 'Hell no' Smith when he asked Irving whether he told LeBron that he was going to request a trade. "I'm glad he got his (social media) name out there and his kind of five seconds of fame and going viral". "At the end of the day, we're human", Irving added. But despite the win, Irving could be in hot water with National Basketball Association officials for an altercation he had with a 76ers fan who wanted a... [Full Article...]

Zimbabwe v West Indies: Hosts on top in Bulawayo

Zimbabwe v West Indies: Hosts on top in Bulawayo Fast bowler Kyle Jarvis marked his first global game in over four years with the early wicket of Kraigg Brathwaite, while Test debutant Solomon Mire dismissed Kyle Hope in his third over. Electing to bat first, the West Indies did not get off to the best of starts as opener Kraigg Brathwaite was caught behind off the bowling of Kyle Jarvis, who was returning to worldwide cricket after ending ... [Full Article...]

My Focus Is Tottenham, Not Manchester City - Mauricio Pochettino

My Focus Is Tottenham, Not Manchester City - Mauricio Pochettino Gone are the days of even a year ago when Spurs were brilliant in relentlessly pressing teams back but still a touch predictable in doing it, overly dependent on overpowering opposition. All three repaid their manager's faith with mature performances. I say, "Okay, thank you". He showed great character, personality and quality. "But after a massive surprise not too many people recognise, "Oh, ... [Full Article...]

Steph Curry may face suspension for throwing mouthpiece at ref

Steph Curry may face suspension for throwing mouthpiece at ref The Grizzlies' bench outscored the Golden State bench 41-18. Marc Gasol led the Grizzlies with 34 points and 14 rebounds. Stephen Curry was plagued with foul trouble all night. The crowd went berserk, giving the Grizzles at the time what was their biggest lead of the game. With less than a minute to go and the Warriors trailing 107-99, Curry drove to the basket. [Full Article...]

Manchester United expect Zlatan Ibrahimovic to return before end of year

Ibrahimovic was released at the end of his one-year contract over the summer after sustaining significant knee ligament damage during a Europa League quarter-final tie against Anderlecht in April, but was later re-signed on another 12-month deal after continuing to use the club's facilities to aid his rehabilitation. [Full Article...]

Jemele Hill 'I Deserved My Suspension' ... Not Mad at ESPN

Jemele Hill 'I Deserved My Suspension' ... Not Mad at ESPN Hill said she was grateful for all of her supporters during her suspension and that it was a "humbling" experience. "We're in a good place and I'm happy to be back at the network". I deserved the suspension. She declined when offered a chance to expound on how she feels about President Trump, only saying that he already knows. The only thing I'll ever apologize for is, I put ESPN in a bad spo... [Full Article...]

Bobby Portis Issues A Totally Sincere Apology For Socking Nikola Mirotic

Bobby Portis Issues A Totally Sincere Apology For Socking Nikola Mirotic In fact, the Bulls had announced that Mirotic suffered a concussion and maxillary fractures that needed surgery to fix the injuries and keep him out indefinitely. According to the team, during the altercation Portis punched Mirotic in the face. Instead, he stated that it was the competitive nature between the two battling it out for minutes on the floor that drove them to the altercation. [Full Article...]

Conor McGregor scolded by referee at UFC Fight Night event

I've made some adjustments and hopefully I'll be able to get it against Fili", Lobov said. Is Lobov on point here? "The Russian Hammer" has gone 2-4 in the UFC and 13-14-1 overall in mixed martial arts. That's just a reality of the business. Despite initially failing in his preliminary fight to get inside the house, Lobov was given a second chance by McGregor and finished the next three of h... [Full Article...]

Cubs Fire Pitching Coach Chris Bosio

His most notable success: transforming Jake Arrieta from a marginal Major League Baseball pitcher (5.46 ERA in 69 appearances with the Orioles) into a Cy Young Award victor. A year after rallying to beat Cleveland for their first World Series title since 1908, the Cubs used a second-half push to win their second straight NL Central title. [Full Article...]

Detroit Red Wings trade Riley Sheahan to Pittsburgh Penguins, report says

Detroit Red Wings trade Riley Sheahan to Pittsburgh Penguins, report says Sheahan was earning $2.075 million, and Wilson makes $625,000. At this point, it appears Athanasiou will agree to a one-year contract that will leave him with arbitration rights next summer. Wilson, 25, had eight goals and 18 assists in 78 games for the Stanley Cup Champions. Sheahan played three years collegiately at Notre Dame, scoring 20 goals, 44 assists and 64 points in 114 games. [Full Article...]

Mizzou football ends losing streak with blowout win over Idaho

Mizzou football ends losing streak with blowout win over Idaho The nadir of Missouri's 2016 season might have come on homecoming, when the Tigers lost 51-45 to Middle Tennessee State. And the Tigers' offensive numbers were nearly as gaudy as they were in their other win, which came against Missouri State. [Full Article...]

Shuttler Srikanth enters Denmark Open final

Shuttler Srikanth enters Denmark Open final The 27-year-old Hong Kong player tried to halt Srikanth's momentum with smashes towards the end of the game but Srikanth returned the smashes easily thus breezing past him to win the second game 21-17. I knew I have to patient with him but I couldn't. "It was one of those days when nothing goes right", he said. Throughout the match, Srikanth dominated the net play and took strokes early that hel... [Full Article...]

OSU squeaks past Texas in overtime

OSU squeaks past Texas in overtime Ehlinger powered his way into the end zone on the following snap to tie the game at 7 with 13:59 to play before halftime. This had to be particularly frustrating to a Longhorns defense that held Mason Rudolph and Oklahoma State's elite offense to just 10 points in regulation. [Full Article...]


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