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Sindhu, Saina, Jayaram, Verma advance at Hong Kong Open

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Saina Nehwal, who started off with a win in the first round, faced tough competition in the second round and thus did loose it to the Japanese star shuttler. PV Sindhu took just over 30 minutes to close out the game against Taiwanese Hsu Ya Ching to book a place in the next round of the event. In the men's singles event, Jayaram defeated China's Yuxiang Huang 21-18, 21-19 in a match that lasted 39 minutes, while Sameer Verma advanced to the quarterfinals after defeating Japan's Kazumasa ... Read More »

Former USA Gymnastics doctor arraigned on sex charges

Following Nassar's arrest on Monday, USA Gymnastics released a statement distancing itself from its former physician. Dr. Larry Nassar, who was sacked by Michigan State University while under the cloud of a sweeping investigation into sexual allegations against USA Gymanstics, was charged Tuesday in the ongoing sexual assault of a child under the age of 13, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuett said Tuesday. Read More »

Southampton boss Claude Puel upbeat despite Sparta Prague defeat

Costa Nhamoinesu's early goal proved enough to ensure Sparta will finish top after their fourth successive European victory, and that Southampton had lost their chance of being seeded. Eight minutes later the hosts took the lead.From a routine free-kick Borek Dockal crossed towards Costa who, after a well-timed run, sent a side-footed finish beyond Fraser Forster. Read More »

Rick Porcello unconcerned with Kate Upton's comments, just wants to drink wine

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Verlander actually received more first-place votes than the victor, Boston Red Sox starter Rick Porcello . He received 14 first-place votes for the Cy Young Award , compared with eight for Porcello. This time, Upton is unhappy with the outcome of the AL Cy Young race. His most complete performance of the season came against his former team in May, when he recorded just the fourth 20-strikeout performance in Major League Baseball history. Read More »

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

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Golden State's Steve Kerr (176 games) became the fastest coach to reach 150 wins, supplanting Avery Johnson (191). 3. " They come to enjoy the show". He probably wished he had considered that while Golden State outscored Boston by 22 in a lopsided third quarter that blew open what was a seven-point game at halftime. Read More »

Jerry Jones: Demoted Romo still has future with Cowboys

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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. Read More »

Ohio State can 'absolutely' make CFP without Big Ten title

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If the Broncos stay unbeaten they would have a better chance to edge past the Aztecs, but they are not going to bump Boise. The following two tabs change content below. Notre Dame and BYU were done early. MAC: None. Western Michigan is undefeated, but hasn't budged in the rankings simply due to their weakness in scheduling. Read More »

Conor McGregor won't be back in UFC action before summer

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According to White, Conor McGregor's return will not happen before May. McGregor, meanwhile, is listed at +900. "I didn't know Conor McGregor was undefeated". He fought with a far more measured approach in the rematch [at UFC 202 in August], working Diaz with low kicks, body shots and dropping him multiple times in the first two rounds. Read More »

Porsche Unveils Most Spectacular 911 Ever

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Called the 911 RSR , the newly-developed GT racer features a mid-mounted 4.0-liter flat-six that is lightweight, and carries the brand's latest powertrain tech. Carbon fibre body components are quicker to change than ever before thanks to redesigned quick release fasteners and suspension components are easier to access for quick modifications to setup. Read More »

Boston Celtics trade rumors: Brian Scalabrine heard Klay Thompson might be available

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In return, they would land Thompson, with the Warriors then using the Brooklyn pick to acquire a shot-blocking center. I would also like to make it clear that this is just a rumor that may not have any truth. Currently, the two-time All-Star is averaging 18.8 points on 45.7 percent from the field, but his three-point shooting has been way down. But while bringing in Nerlens Noel's rim protection makes sense from a Warriors standpoint, head coach Steve Kerr was quick to dismiss the ... Read More »

Jaguars Can't Overcome Mistakes Fall To Texans At Home

A week after rushing for a season-high 205 yards on 32 carries, the Jaguars on Sunday rushed for 80 yards on 22 carries. Instead, the Texans are 6-3 as they head to Mexico City to face the Oakland Raiders on Monday Night Football next week. Read More »

Villanova Soccer qualifies for first NCAA Tournament

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The 48-team field is made up from 24 conferences across the country. The Jumbos blanked their first two opponents in the tournament, with a 2-0 victory over No. The first-round matchup between San Diego State University and UNLV sees freshman striker Maliq Cooper face off against fellow Academy product, Mac Clarke . Read More »

Wales 1 Serbia 1

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Wales face the Republic of Ireland in Dublin on 24 March and travel to Serbia in June with away fixtures in Moldova and Georgia to follow in the autumn. Matić did have a couple decent attacking forays in what was a rather decent display on the global stage, including a rasping shot that was unfortunately straight at Wayne Hennessey in the Welsh goal. Read More »

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

A tally of two winners and 14 unforced errors in the opening set was hardly world-leading stuff but it was good enough to beat Cilic, whose garish shorts were more memorable than his shots. "He's been playing very well the last few months especially". "I'm sure I still have something inside me to play some great tennis before the end of the year, so I'm going to try everything for that in the next match", Wawrinka said. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton: I've had Nico Rosberg covered so far

The final top 10 place in the session went to Jenson Button. "Honestly I was quite comfortable in qualifying as I have [felt] throughout the whole weekend to be honest", Hamilton said. "Jos told me when he got here on Thursday, and I was just a bit surprised that Toto was calling another driver's father from another team", Horner said. Read More »

Cowboys DE Randy Gregory failed another drug test

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The report would mean he has failed a sixth test - his fifth while a member of the Cowboys . The league tacking on another 10 games would have slotted Gregory to return December 19, though the current allegations that have surfaced may offer a different timetable. Read More »

Blue Jays sign Kendrys Morales to three-year deal

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The club's qualifying offer to Jose Bautista is still outstanding, however, and despite reports that the longtime Blue Jays star will decline, Morosi says that the Jays will wait to be certain. While is overall WAR value was down from 2015 due to a slow start, he did salvage his season with 8 home runs, 30 RBI, to go along with a.321 average over his last 29 games. Read More »

Phillies get Howie Kendrick from Dodgers

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Howie Kendrick was unhappy with his role with Los Angeles, so the Dodgers did something about that by trading Kendrick to the Philadelphia Phillies for Darin Ruf and Darnell Sweeney, the teams announced Friday. It was Kendrick's hamstring injury in August 2015 that opened a hole at second base, filled with a trade for Chase Utley , a deal that sent Sweeney and minor league pitcher John Richy to the Phillies. Read More »

Monday Madness Ends in Seattle's 31-25 Win Over Buffalo

Sherman was somehow not flagged for unnecessary roughness on the hit, so when Carpenter required a brief visit from Buffalo's trainer he had to be removed from the game for one play. Wilson targeted Graham all over the field. Graham calmly reeled it in with one hand, dragging his second foot inbounds. Prosise only had two carries for four yards, but plenty was asked of him in pass protection. Read More »

Hayward scores 28 in season debut, leads Jazz over Knicks

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The Jazz went on to win, 114-109, led by 28 points from Gordon Hayward in his first game of the season after sitting out the first two weeks with a fractured finger from training camp. 1 overall by the Bulls in 2008 and won an MVP award with his hometown team, added 15 points and season highs of 11 assists and seven rebounds. The Jazz are coming off a home loss to the San Antonio Spurs 100-86 in a game that saw the team shoot under 38% from the field. Read More »

No criminality in Clinton emails

FBI Director James Coney released an official statement saying that Hillary Clinton has been cleared, or that "we have not changed the conclusions that we expressed in July with respect to Secretary Clinton". In July, Comey said Clinton had been careless but not criminal in handling sensitive material on her private email server while secretary of state. Read More »

New York Mets exercise options on Jay Bruce, Jose Reyes

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Bruce hit.219 with a.685 OPS with the Mets in 50 games this season, and tallied just eight homers and 19 RBI. There were no reports that the Mets ever seriously engaged Cespedes in extension talks before he opted out, but they have to do everything in their power to retain him. Read More »

Buckeyes are No. 6 in playoff rankings

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Kirby Hocutt, who took over as committee chairman this season, explained A&M's strength of schedule at this point in time pushed it past Washington. SC (4-4); potentially December 3 in ACC championship game. And yet, they might seriously have a chance at making a run for the title this season. Win out and MI is in. Read More »

Lamar Jackson Destroyed Boston College In First Half

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Cardinals TE Cole Hikutini has caught 24 passes for 305 yards and a touchdown over the last four games. Jackson's sterling effort continued in the second half against the undermanned Eagles by adding touchdown runs of 13 and 53 yards in the third quarter. Read More »

Amit Mishra's magic helps India crush Kiwis to clinch ODI series

Kedar Jadhav's unbeaten 39 and Patel's 24 gave India, who also blanked New Zealand 3-0 in the Tests, the late surge with a sixth-wicket partnership of 46. "We knew that if we could get some partnerships together, we could've done better", admitted Williamson. While Virat Kohli continued his sizzling hot form, there were a few surprise performances from the Indian squad and a few players who disappointed as well. Read More »

Alabama, Clemson, Michigan, Texas A&M top 1st CFP rankings

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Alabama , Clemson, Michigan and Texas A&M are the four teams that sit in the coveted top four positions in the first of six weekly College Football Playoff rankings this season, which culminates on December 4, Selection Sunday, when the four teams to make this year's Playoff will be revealed. Read More »