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by | November 24, 2016 | 11:34

Slowly and cautiously, sometimes awkwardly, Sammy Watkins is taking his first major steps toward returning to action for the Buffalo Bills. The wide receiver has not been cleared to play on last Sunday's game thus, his replacement, Robert Woods was the one filling in on his position.

by | November 23, 2016 | 10:29

The Minnesota Vikings snapped their four-game losing streak to avoid falling out of first place in the NFC North with a 30-24 victory over the Arizona Cardinals. Arizona comes into Minnesota with a 4-4-1 record, but have just a 1-2 record on the road this season. This marked the first time since 1962 that a team had a 100-yard kickoff return AND a 100-yard interception return for a TD in the same game.

by | November 23, 2016 | 10:28

The draw left Mourinho bemoaning his side as " the unluckiest team in the Premier League", a result that sees United languishing in sixth place, eight points behind leader Liverpool. But Mata appears to be a central figure in Mourinho's plans at United, starting the last three games and then scoring his fourth goal of the season.

by | November 23, 2016 | 10:23

Chris Paul steered the offense with 26 points and 12 assists, Blake Griffin added 26 points with seven rebounds and seven assists while JJ Redick chipped in with 20 points as the Clippers outlasted the Raptors in tight contest. If you are not able to get it, I'm sorry for that. The Clippers used a third-quarter surge to take command briefly. After Lowry's 3-pointer cut the gap to 68-62 with 6:48 left in the quarter, the Clippers went on a 13-3 surge for an 81-65 advantage after a free ...

by | November 23, 2016 | 09:51

The deal has been struck with the development group headed by former Raiders and 49ers Hall of Fame safety, Ronnie Lott. She will now meet with city council and representatives from the area in in-camera sessions for the remainder of the week to further outline the deal.

by | November 23, 2016 | 08:37

The relaxed, cordial demeanour between Obama and Trump in front of the cameras was in stark contrast to the months of harsh rhetoric that came from both during a bitter election campaign. Trump, meantime, said that he has "great respect" for Obama and spoke positively about the meeting. Trump and Obama weren't the only two meeting on Thursday.

by | November 22, 2016 | 18:51

One game was tough, and so was missing two . It backfired. McCown, under heavy pressure, was picked off twice and strip-sacked once in his five possessions. Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Za'Darius Smith, left, celebrates with teammate Matt Judon after Judon recovered a fumble by Cleveland Browns quarterback Josh McCown during the second half an NFL football game, Thursday, Nov.

by | November 22, 2016 | 18:51

Captain Alastair Cook believes England can "hold their heads up high" despite falling to a 246-run defeat to India in the second Test in Vizag. An LBW appeal by Broad was upheld by umpire Rod Tucker, but Kohli, then on 78, successfully reviewed it to deny the Englishmen, who had their tails up after Rahane gloved a Broad delivery to w i c k e t k e e p e r J o h n n y Bairstow.

by | November 22, 2016 | 18:51

Kyle Lowry scored 25 points as the Raptors lost for the third time in four games. At 7-7, the Lakers stand at 8th in the West. "It was a quick turnaround from last night to today, but I saw everybody working on their body and everybody watching the film", Butler said.

by | November 22, 2016 | 18:48

On October 1st Conte went to a 3-4-3 versus Hull City and the result was a 2-0 victory. Instead he feels the physical conditioning work he employed during the summer and continues to regularly top up is not only paying dividends now but can help see Chelsea through the crushing grind of the Christmas and New Year fixtures ahead.

by | November 21, 2016 | 12:44

Los Angeles sits in third place behind both the Seahawks and Cardinals in the NFC West at 4-5, and are looking to post their first winning record since hiring Fisher in 2012. No surprise they've gone 1-4 over their last five games. There is an air of curiosity surrounding the rookie quarterback , and not just among the fans who chanted "We want Goff! " during the November 6 game against Carolina in the Coliseum.

by | November 21, 2016 | 12:42

Sunday, against an old rival in miserable weather, the Steelers got back to their roots at the most opportune moment. Instead of going through the the play by play of the Browns offense, here's a summary of the three drives the Browns offense had in the first half: Kessler interception, punt, and punt.

by | November 21, 2016 | 12:41

Frustrations were building for the home fans, but Barca were given a major boost 22 minutes from time when the otherwise excellent Llorente was given a straight red card after his lunging challenge, which was cynical rather than risky, brought down Neymar mid-run.

by | November 21, 2016 | 12:41

Maybe not literally, but perhaps in spirit. "Running the football is very important for a number of different reasons". Since Lacy has been out, quarterback Aaron Rodgers has been the team's leading rusher and has all three of Green Bay's rushing touchdowns.

by | November 21, 2016 | 12:37

Sami Aslam, Azhar Ali, Asad Shafiq, Younis Khan, Misbah ul Haq (c), Babar Azam, Sarfraz Ahmed (w), Rahat Ali, Mohammad Amir, Yasir Shah and Sohail Khan. Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq, who would also have bowled had he won the toss , said he was confident his batsmen "know how to cope with the seam movement".

by | November 21, 2016 | 12:39

But with Inter Milan also reportedly interested in the former England captain, and his former club believed to be hoping to bring him back in a coaching role it could be a hard decision. "They were with the national team and we were asking for permission to talk to them". "He's one of the best players I have ever had". "He was playing for us on the right and he was scoring more than 20 goals".

by | November 21, 2016 | 12:37

Cristiano Ronaldo and Antoine Griezmann have a late chance to enhance their cases for the Ballon d Or as the best player in the world in 2016 when Real Madrid travel to Atletico Madrid on Saturday. "We won the Champions League, I won the Euros with Portugal". But their last defeat at home was in 2015, when Barcelona beat them 2-1. Ronaldo has scored against Atletico in three different competitions, with 11 goals coming in the Spanish league, six in the Copa del Rey and one in the ...

by | November 20, 2016 | 19:24

He battled back in resounding style, however, romping through the next two sets to seal a 6-7, 6-0, 6-2 victory. Neither Djokovic nor Thiem, 23, was able to break and the first set went to a tie-break. Three sublime winners helped Thiem into a 6-3 lead but he twice double-faulted as Djokovic clawed back to 6-6. Thiem had not won a set in his three previous meetings with the Serb, and won just seven games in their one-sided clash at the French Open earlier in the year.

by | November 20, 2016 | 19:20

Starks is healthy again, and the addition of Michael will allow for a more potent one-two punch out of the backfield with Montgomery moving back to receiver. We look forward to continue growing with him. After a solid training camp, he entered the 2016 season as the starter at tailback with Rawls still recovering from an ankle injury.

by | November 20, 2016 | 19:11

He tweeted " Rutgers " 15 times on one post, ending it with this: "Complete focus on Rutgers". Secondly, Ohio State needs a Penn State loss to further help their cause for playoff security and a shot at the Big Ten Title. That's why Franklin posted another message on Twitter, quoting words from the most successful college basketball coach of all time , UCLA's John Wooden.

by | November 19, 2016 | 06:56

The Bills got the ball back with a minute left after Seattle scored to make it 28-17 and Woods was finding space consistently in the Seattle secondary. From the first game, Wilson has dealt with successive ankle, knee and pectoral injuries. Wilson hadn't thrown a touchdown pass since October 2, a span of three weeks, the longest drought in his National Football League career.

by | November 19, 2016 | 06:56

Guardiola is a big admirer of Stones' confidence to bring the ball out of defence and initiate attacks with his range of passing from deep. "They have a coach with a lot of experience in England". However, Lee Chung-yong should be available after suffering a blow while on global duty. With eight goals already this season, Sergio Aguero remains City's most lethal weapon, especially with Kevin de Bruyne providing the creative edge from midfield.

by | November 18, 2016 | 06:21

England worldwide Kane is understood to earn around £60,000 per week, which is less than Hugo Lloris and the new contract recently signed by Christian Eriksen, and understood to be in the mid-tier region of Spurs' wage structure. The highest paid footballers in the country command more than £200,000 a week. Kane is not demanding to be one of the top-paid players in the Premier League but he does expect to be valued like his fellow England strikers Vardy and Sturridge.

by | November 18, 2016 | 06:06

Meanwhile the most expensive cup of tea in the study is £2.50 and five clubs charge it - Liverpool, Manchester United, Bristol City , Fulham and Rangers. "In the Premier League 14% of tickets have increased, 33% are down and 53% same". All three clubs offer a season ticket for under £300. Burnley chief executive David Baldwin said: " What's very evident about Burnley as a town is that it is very much a one-club town.

by | November 17, 2016 | 09:16

Gary Neville has defended Jose Mourinho in the wake of Manchester United's underwhelming start to the season and feels the Portuguese manager is being unfairly criticised. The likes of Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez, and Theo Walcott have clicked together as a solid attacking unit. Midfielder Ander Herrera has played well under Mourinho in recent matches , and he was rewarded with a first-ever call-up with his national team.

by | November 17, 2016 | 09:17

Parlour was part of three title-winning sides under Arsene Wenger, including the 2002 triumph which saw Arsenal beat United at Old Trafford to secure the crown from The Red Devils. " Strive for success and try to get some sort of silverware, because winning trophies is why we are here ". One of the players blocking Carrick's route into the side has been Pogba, United's world record summer signing, who has endured an inconsistent start to life in England.

by | November 17, 2016 | 09:14

But I won't be saying to the players we've got to make up for it; it's gone. However, this display was much for like it from Wales , who were well-drilled defensively and kept their shape having switched to a back four in the absence of Ben Davies through injury.

by | November 17, 2016 | 09:10

Adam Lallana will be sidelined for Liverpool's weekend trip to Southampton after suffering a fresh injury with England . It was nearly a superb result for England as they were forced to settle for a 2-2 draw with Spain after taking a 2-0 lead in the game.

by | November 17, 2016 | 09:11

The NYPD is one of three law-enforcement agencies involved in the investigation into Comunale's death. Comunale's father reported him missing Tuesday morning. Crime scene investigators were seen carrying out bags of evidence from the apartment, and law enforcement sources said they found bloody clothing and bloody sheets, along with a luggage cart that had evidence of blood on it, too.

by | November 17, 2016 | 09:10

One of the reasons Washington cited in cutting him previous year was a lack of distance on kickoffs, but Forbath said he believes he has improved that skill through experience. While joining a new team in the middle of the season can always be a challenge, as a veteran kicker with familiarity in his unit may be able to come in and make an impact right away.