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by | November 17, 2016 | 09:10

The wicket marked a successful return for Anderson, who had not played since August with a shoulder injury and replaced fast bowler Chris Woakes. Anderson, England's leading Test wicket-taker, was a major influence in their series win in India in 2012-13 but has not played a competitive fixture since the Pakistan Test series in July, after missing the end of the English season with a fractured shoulder-blade.

by | November 17, 2016 | 09:07

Cleveland has played 10 matches in which they have won 9 matches & 1 lost match. In three games against the Pacers last season, he averaged 28.7 points and 7.7 rebounds. "Of course it's different", Miles said about facing the Cavaliers without James. This just so happens to be one of those games. "We're playing the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight".

by | November 16, 2016 | 08:02

He is now the sixth active manager to win the award multiple times, joining Dusty Baker, Joe Maddon , Bob Melvin, Mike Scioscia and Buck Showalter. It is the second BBWAA Manager of the Year award for Francona, who first earned the honour in 2013 for leading the Indians to their first postseason berth in six years.

by | November 16, 2016 | 08:00

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is ready to quit the club after realising he will not be given regular first team football by current manager Jurgen Klopp , with a number of Premier League rivals already alert to his availability. The Liverpool striker is at his third big club following stints with Manchester City and Chelsea, but despite his enormous talent, has not quite settled at either of them.

by | November 15, 2016 | 06:10

The Chiefs loaded the box in the first half, sometimes with nine players. "It's a matter of protecting the ball late in the game, " Panthers coach Ron Rivera said of the team's two fourth-quarter turnovers . The never say die approach makes the Chiefs so unsafe, as just like in Carolina, things can unravel very quickly. I've been playing a long time. While Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith played one of his most inaccurate games as a Chief, KC fans saw the pros and cons of having a ...

by | November 15, 2016 | 06:05

Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, which is created to attract future leaders from other countries to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States . The GPS Alliance supports the university's mission by working closely with campuses, colleges, units, faculty and staff, students, and the community to comprehensively internationalize the University of Minnesota.

by | November 15, 2016 | 06:04

Howard was diagnosed with "a fracture of the right adductor longus, located in the upper groin", according to the team. U.S. Soccer had already ruled him out for the qualifier in Costa Rica on Tuesday, but now it appears the 37-year-old, who will undergo surgery in Los Angeles on Thursday, will be out for much longer.

by | November 14, 2016 | 07:08

Ghana coach Avram Grant welcomed fit-again West Ham United forward Andre Ayew back to his starting XI, with the 26-year-old captaining the team in the absence of injured Asamoah Gyan. Mohamed Salah converted a 43rd-minute penalty amid an electric atmosphere at the Borg El Arab Stadium and Abdallah Saied doubled the lead four minutes from time with a close-range shot.

by | November 14, 2016 | 07:03

Coming into the game, we knew they were going to try to run the ball on us. The Cardinals, who have 10 players on season-ending injured reserve, lost two more starters during their last game at Carolina. The 49ers finally saw a glimmer of hope from quarterback as well, as Kaepernick turned back to clock to make strong throws from the pocket while extending plays with his legs, finishing the day by throwing for 210 yards and one touchdown on 17-of-30 passing.

by | November 14, 2016 | 07:02

Butler said his game was "decent" tonight, which was arguably the best game of this 11-game night. The Wizards don't play again until Wednesday, so unless Beal feels 100 percent or close to it, they may choose to play it safe and wait until next week.

by | November 13, 2016 | 01:28

It was the scene of their humiliating 7-1 defeat to Germany in the semi-finals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The deadlock was broken by Coutinho in stunning fashion after he fired a thunderous shot into the top corner, before Neymar and Paulinho inflicted more misery on the visitors.

by | November 13, 2016 | 01:27

The match is the opener of the 10-game final round of qualifying in the North and Central American and Caribbean region. The U.S.is back in Columbus this week, where it enjoys a distinct home-field advantage. This is the development American fans have been waiting for - to have a young player emerge as the engine for a dynamic USA attack. In fact, Marquez's game-winning header off a corner kick happened because "we lost him", according to Klinsmann, but the attack was undeniably strong.

by | November 13, 2016 | 01:16

And, if those standings are anything to go by, they'll be favourites to progress to the World Cup in Russian Federation from their group of six with Austria, ranked 30th on the globe, their closest rivals. Finally, Southampton midfielder Dusan Tadic scored the victor for the Serbs in the 74 minute after he connected well with an assist from Manchester City defender Alexsandar Kolarov.

by | November 13, 2016 | 01:01

When he's been double-covered, Prescott has thrown elsewhere. The Steelers just can't continue to, in a phrase coach Mike Tomlin revived after practice Thursday, "kick our own butt". Rod Marinelli's defense is the only one that hasn't allowed a 100-yard rusher or 100-yard receiver this year. Dallas is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games and 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games overall while the over is 5-1 in their last 6 week 10 matchups.

by | November 13, 2016 | 00:56

He followed that up with an impressive 2015 season in which he posted 40 home runs and 114 RBI. The Toronto Blue Jays made the first big free agent signing of the winter, and it was a move that has a few people scratching their heads. So you might feel a little disappointed right now had he hoped the Toronto Blue Jays would win it all in 2017. Needless to say, his 2016 numbers were not ideal for a now-36 year old slugger heading into a contract year.

by | November 13, 2016 | 00:53

Gregory failed another test, which would result in an even lengthier suspension, according to Mike Garafolo and Ian Rapoport of NFL Network . If it's true, he could be looking at a one-year suspension. Gregory, now serving a drug-related suspension, was eligible to return in December and will be able to appeal. The league's drug policy states that another violation will lead to a 1-year suspension.

by | November 12, 2016 | 07:24

Baltimore then drove to the Browns' 7-yard line with 10:29 left in the half, but could only manage a 25-yard field goal by Justin Tucker . Enter McCown, who immediately threw an interception. Cody Kessler started the game for the Browns on Thursday night, playing unevenly but keeping the team in the game. Baltimore needed another comeback in this one, though the deficit wasn't almost as imposing.

by | November 12, 2016 | 07:23

He made only seven shots from deep last season and is on pace to eclipse that mark by far this year. The Celtics will be eyeing off the top of the Eastern Conference this season after a disappointing early exit from the playoffs in 2015-16.

by | November 10, 2016 | 12:50

England skipper Alastair Cook admitted concern that his side's monumental collapse which handed Bangladesh victory in the second Test in Dhaka may have lasting consequences when they face the might of India next month. "If I'm honest we shouldn't have been chasing 270; we had four or five chances". They put down several chances of varying difficulty while the spinners struggled to maintain control.

by | November 10, 2016 | 12:51

Ben Stokes (19) was the other unbeaten batsman at stumps with Moeen. In completing the feat, Root became the first overseas player to score a century in India since Australia's Michael Clarke in 2013. They were in no hurry and treated the deliveries strictly on merit. Root and Moeen both looked flawless and positive, especially Root, who attacked the Indian spinners and nullified all the venom.

by | November 10, 2016 | 12:51

He proceeded to smash into Carpenter . He called it a "great honor" when his name is mentioned among the likes of Seattle's Richard Sherman as one of the best cornerbacks in the NFL. I think he's followed that on kind of a natural progression, about what you would expect. After five yards were marked off, Carpenter missed the next kick and the teams went to the locker room.

by | November 10, 2016 | 12:49

Ingram got to play against the 49ers and made the most of it in the Saints' 41-23 victory. The offense was 11-of-17 on third down, had 14 first downs rushing and 14 passing on 42 total rushing plays and 39 pass attempts. "It's being a team that in November finds a way to come together and starts stringing wins together to the point that, before you know it, you're in the chase".

by | November 10, 2016 | 12:46

All-Star point guard John Wall, who broke Hall of Famer Wes Unseld's franchise record for career assists before getting ejected in the final minute Monday, conceded that Brooks is correct. "Got to give credit where it's due: He was struggling in the first half, pretty much nearly the whole game, until the last quarter and a half". Harden is averaging 31.6 points per game, 12.7 assists per game, and 7.1 rebounds per game in Mike D'Antoni 's offense.

by | November 09, 2016 | 08:42

It was an incredible showing from the reigning MVP, who finished with 46 points on 16-of-26 shooting, including 13-of-17 from three, ironically just one game after missing all 10 of his attempts from behind the arc. Davis has averaged 30 points per game so far this season. Curry's explosionagainst the Pelicans was a product of his own unmatched brilliance, but also his team's progresstowards the fluid and cohesive offense Steve Kerr sees in his dreams.

by | November 09, 2016 | 08:41

This motivates me to keep working and get better in the next few years". Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric says he is happy to be back playing but still needs more work to return to full fitness after joining up with Croatia for their upcoming worldwide matches against Iceland and Northern Ireland.

by | November 07, 2016 | 01:37

Entering Friday, the Montreal Canadiens were the only team in the National Hockey League to not lose a game in regulation. Tomas Plekanec - It took 12 games but Plekanec finally scored his first goal of the season. Markov made it 1-0 just 1:06 into the game, jumping on a giveaway by Sean Couturier and firing home his first of the year. As he rose to the challenge Saturday night goalie Michal Neuvirth was just a little too loose in the net.

by | November 07, 2016 | 01:38

He has struggled to score on the back nine, where apart from six bogeys, he has also given away a double in the first round and a triple in the third. The world number 10 then hit a tree with his second shot on the par-five seventh, but produced a brilliant approach with a fairway wood and narrowly failed to convert the birdie attempt from 25 feet.

by | November 07, 2016 | 01:34

Despite that he was good value for the second set, taking the tiebreak 7-4 after the number one-elect double faulted at 2-3. Murray did not need to win the title to retain his newly-acquired ranking, as he had a slender five-point lead over Djokovic, but losing has never been a palatable option for him - especially against Isner, whom he has now beaten eight times in a row and who has broken Murray's serve only once in 40 attempts.

by | November 07, 2016 | 00:44

Assuming he does not return to the Mets for financial reasons, here are three destinations Cespedes could find appealing. Per Jon Heyman of TodaysKnuckleball.com and James Wagner of the New York Times, the Mets exercised Reyes' 2017 contract option that pays him the league minimum.

by | November 06, 2016 | 01:20

Ashwin showed no mercy to New Zealand as India began their season with a 3-0 whitewash victory, bagging 27 wickets and scorching to the top of the ICC team rankings. Cook said the vast experience Anderson has of Indian Cook said the vast experience Anderson has of Indian conditions will be very handy. He needs to come out here and acclimatise and get some overs in the nets - which is the best preparation we've got for him.