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Saints CB Marshon Lattimore Intercepted A Pass With His Butt Saints CB Marshon Lattimore Intercepted A Pass With His Butt
- December 24, 2017

As teammates Marcus Williams and Craig Robertson dove over him, Lattimore reached back and grabbed the ball for an interception. The Who-Dats are now 11-4 on the season with one game left to play. Receiver Michael Thomas is listed as questionable with a hamstring injury. Brees became only the third quarterback in National Football League history to eclipse 70,000 career yards passing, joining Peyton Manning and Brett Favre . (more...)
Broncos QB Brock Osweiler expected to start in Week 16 Broncos QB Brock Osweiler expected to start in Week 16
- December 24, 2017

For the Broncos, though, these last two games could have afforded opportunities to evaluate Lynch , their 2016 first-round pick who has played in just four games, starting in three, in his two seasons with the team. 3 receiver, and Emmanuel Sanders , the No. 2 pass catcher, did not make the trip here because of injuries. As a result, Lynch will be limited to the understudy role Sunday, but the expectation is that if he endures no further setbacks with the sprained ankle, he'll receive the ... (more...)
Wilshere looking to seal regular first-team spot at Arsenal Wilshere looking to seal regular first-team spot at Arsenal
- December 24, 2017

On loan at Bournemouth last season, Arsenal fans are witnessing Wilshere fully fit for the first time in years. Asked if a deal may be sorted out soon, Wenger said: "It might". "Because we had a nightmare first half". The England worldwide instead watched back footage of the exhilarating 3-3 draw and posted a photo on his Instagram story with the caption "homework". (more...)
James Harden first since Wilt Chamberlain to net 50 in consecutive losses James Harden first since Wilt Chamberlain to net 50 in consecutive losses
- December 24, 2017

In fact, the Rockets are only a half game ahead of the Warriors for the league's best record, but they are four games up on the Spurs and at least seven over everyone else. While concerned about the team's health, D'Antoni isn't ready to panic. With Clint Capela and Trevor Ariza headed toward free agency, just bringing this group back could vault Houston well into the luxury tax. (more...)
Rafael Nadal hit by injury setback Rafael Nadal hit by injury setback
- December 24, 2017

Rafael Nadal has suffered with knee injuries for large spells of his glittering tennis career, but is the latest step backwards one that could impact his consolidation of being the top player in the world right now? This would have been my ninth participation in the tournament where I love to play and marking the beginning of my season. (more...)
Jose Mourinho escapes FA sanctions for pre-Manchester Derby comments Jose Mourinho escapes FA sanctions for pre-Manchester Derby comments
- December 24, 2017

Mourinho's escape from disciplinary action comes after the FA announced that no formal action would be taken against United or City following ugly scenes that overshadowed the derby at Old Trafford earlier this month. "Following a review of the evidence provided by the clubs and independent eyewitnesses, the FA will be taking no formal action", said a spokesperson. (more...)
England's injured Overton out of Melbourne Test England's injured Overton out of Melbourne Test
- December 24, 2017

There was also a further rejoinder from Starc about England's suggestions, made first to the umpires in Brisbane and this week raised again in a column by the former captain Mike Atherton , that the umpires needed to consider the number of short-pitched deliveries they were allowing the Australian pacemen to bowl at the touring tail, relative to the game's laws about risky bowling . (more...)
Middlesbrough sack Garry Monk despite victory against Sheff United Middlesbrough sack Garry Monk despite victory against Sheff United
- December 24, 2017

The 60-year-old was relieved of his managerial duties at the Hawthorns earlier this season, but could find himself back in the game nearly immediately, with Boro in no doubt that Puilis could be the man to turn their season round and mount a charge at promotion in the second half of the campaign. (more...)
Magic's Nikola Vucevic out indefinitely with hand injury Magic's Nikola Vucevic out indefinitely with hand injury
- December 24, 2017

The loss was the seventh straight for the Magic, who have not led at any point in their last three games. Sandwiched between those two plays was a drive by Holiday that ended with him doing a 360-degree spin around a Magic defender before banking in a right-handed layup for two of his 14 points in the frame. (more...)
Southampton duo out of Huddersfield clash Southampton duo out of Huddersfield clash
- December 24, 2017

Questions were raised over whether the striker should have been sent off, with Charlie Nicholas in the Soccer Saturday studio saying: "He's lucky it's not a red card". This was a nasty challenge and nothing I like to see. The Terriers boss said: 'It was a very ugly and nasty challenge. Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino confirmed that Austin is likely to miss the rest of the festive period anyway due to the injury, but the FA could yet ban him regardless. (more...)
Zinedine Zidane defends team selection after Clasico defeat Zinedine Zidane defends team selection after Clasico defeat
- December 24, 2017

Ronaldo was typically still sufficiently bullish to demand - not successfully, unsurprisingly - an honour guard of Barca players after Real's triumph over Brazilian club Gremio. Sergio Ramos slapped Luis Suarez during a challenge. Even when he's not scoring, Messi is incredibly influential and, well, good for Barcelona this season. (more...)
Josh Rosen gives thoughtful answer to 'should draft prospects play in bowl?' Josh Rosen gives thoughtful answer to 'should draft prospects play in bowl?'
- December 24, 2017

The likely first-round pick has no obligation to explain his decision to sit out of the UCLA Bruins' game against the Kansas State Wildcats, but while taking the opportunity to do so, defended other players who made the same choice - including two of whom were ensuring health in advance of the National Football League draft. (more...)
Appalachian State rolls over Toledo in Dollar General Bowl Appalachian State rolls over Toledo in Dollar General Bowl
- December 24, 2017

No program has won three times . It is the first time since 2009 that Toledo has been shut out. With the season on the brink of being lost the Mountaineers ripped off three straight huge wins. These two teams sling the ball. Woodside, the MAC Offensive Player of the Year, passed for 3,758 yards and 28 touchdowns with five interceptions this year. (more...)
Unranked UCLA men's basketball defeats No. 7 Kentucky 83-75 Unranked UCLA men's basketball defeats No. 7 Kentucky 83-75
- December 24, 2017

Kentucky defeated UCLA in the first-ever CBS Sports Classic, 83-44, in Chicago on December 20, 2014. "It's special", Bruins center Thomas Welsh said of the matchup . Welsh and Ali each hit two 3s during the pivotal surge. Knox hit two 3-pointers and a soaring baseline dunk during a 13-2 Kentucky spurt that tied it at 52 and spiked the volume of the crowd at the CBS Sports Classic. (more...)
Taylor on win over Pipe Taylor on win over Pipe "I felt sorry for him"
- December 24, 2017

Justin Pipe isn't the most popular guy in the darts world at the moment. . Pipe, who also missed an earlier match dart at double-16 in the deciding leg of the fourth set, lifted his game with a string of 100+ scores to win 4-2 in a tiebreaker. (more...)
Alvaro Morata sends Chelsea into Carabao Cup semi-finals Alvaro Morata sends Chelsea into Carabao Cup semi-finals
- December 24, 2017

I think he has the right characteristics to play for this club for many years, to become an important player... The 25-year-old, a summer capture from Real Madrid, is suspended after collecting a fifth yellow card of the season. It will be very important to get three points. You have to see because then, if something different happened after this, the referee judged it in a different way. (more...)
MI native, longtime broadcaster Dick Enberg dies at 82 MI native, longtime broadcaster Dick Enberg dies at 82
- December 24, 2017

During his nine years broadcasting UCLA basketball, the Bruins won eight NCAA titles. And he was recognized many times for his work, like when he was given the National Baseball Hall of Fame's Ford C. He was one of the true legends of our business. "It's not something that's part of my normal conversation", Enberg said. "I'm especially honored to be talking to you", he said. (more...)
Steelers Release LB James Harrison Steelers Release LB James Harrison
- December 23, 2017

Harrison had played in just five games this season, logging three tackles and one sack. "It's just the business of the NFL", Parise told ESPN's Josina Anderson . The 39-year-old Harrison is the franchise's all-time leader in sacks, piling up 80.5 during his 14 seasons with the Steelers and 82.5 during his career. (more...)
Has Wilshere's plucky performance against Liverpool earned him a new contract? Has Wilshere's plucky performance against Liverpool earned him a new contract?
- December 23, 2017

Salah continued his stunning performance with the Reds as he raised his goal tally to 15 in the Premier League this season as he scored his team's second goal in the match. "There is no question about his ability, his football brain or personality, we just need to see him playing before he comes back in because unfortunately there has been a history of injuries". (more...)
Army-San Diego State Army-San Diego State
- December 23, 2017

Army (9-3) leads the nation in averaging 368.1 yards rushing per game and is last with 29.6 yards passing using an option formation that chugs methodically downfield. And with snow and temperatures getting down into the single-digits this weekend in Spokane, Zags players made no secret of the fact they are looking forward to getting away and spending a little time in sunny San Diego. (more...)
Ezekiel Elliott offers only Belichickian responses in return from suspension Ezekiel Elliott offers only Belichickian responses in return from suspension
- December 23, 2017

Elliott's agents said six weeks ago that the former Ohio State star would release a "personal statement" before his return, but it never happened. "So I'm sure, like I said, I know it motivated him just watching the game and watching his teammates and his boys go out there and play". (more...)
Moussa Sissoko Starts - Tottenham Hotspur Team vs Burnley Confirmed Moussa Sissoko Starts - Tottenham Hotspur Team vs Burnley Confirmed
- December 23, 2017

Tottenham star Harry Kane equalled Alan Shearer's record for most goals scored in a calendar year after netting a hat-trick against Burnley . The Clarets have shocked the footballing landscape so far this term and find themselves riding high in sixth position in England's top flight - just three points off fourth-placed Liverpool. (more...)
Lonzo Ball, Kyle Kuzma Shine Despite Lakers' Loss to Kevin Durant, Warriors Lonzo Ball, Kyle Kuzma Shine Despite Lakers' Loss to Kevin Durant, Warriors
- December 23, 2017

There were ugly offensive moments from both All-Stars, but it is a testament to their overall ability and Durant's tendency to come through in the biggest moments that they were still able to secure the win. Klay Thompson bounced back from his very bad 6-of-24 shooting performance against the Lakers to drop 29 points on 10-of-16 from the field. By the way, the Lakers' other rookie, Lonzo Ball , had a nice game of his own Friday night, with 24 points (5 of 6 from long range), five ... (more...)
Rahul, Chahal give India big victory in opening T20 against Sri Lanka Rahul, Chahal give India big victory in opening T20 against Sri Lanka
- December 23, 2017

Chasing 181 runs to win, Sri Lanka was able to score only 87 runs. In his last outing at the Barabati Stadium here, an ODI against England in January this year, Dhoni had smashed a 122 -ball 134 in India's mammoth 381 for six en route to a 15-run victory. (more...)
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. New York Rangers: NHL Odds, Prediction Toronto Maple Leafs vs. New York Rangers: NHL Odds, Prediction
- December 23, 2017

So it goes in a league that encourages obfuscation when it comes to injuries - don't you just love all the upper-body and lower-body nonsense? - and with a team that takes that to the nth degree. "(Matthews) is ready to go, so he's going". Auston Matthews had a concussion. However, later in the evening following the game and the next day he did not feel well. (more...)