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Italy 3 - 66 New Zealand Italy 3 - 66 New Zealand
- November 26, 2018

It's an annoying itch that we won't get to scratch until we get to play them. "We've got an excited group of players who are keen to make the most of their opportunity and represent the jersey, themselves and their country with a strong performance on Saturday", said Hansen. (more...)
Pakistan sniff win as Yasir spin destroys New Zealand in second Test Pakistan sniff win as Yasir spin destroys New Zealand in second Test
- November 26, 2018

That meant the Kiwis were 328 runs behind Pakistan's first-innings total of 418-5 and were forced to follow-on. There was a world record for New Zealand , too: their six ducks in the innings equalled the mark of just four other sides in test history. (more...)
UNC reportedly hiring Mack Brown as next coach UNC reportedly hiring Mack Brown as next coach
- November 26, 2018

He will be announced as the new coach on Tuesday at a school press conference. Brown would replace Larry Fedora, who was sacked after seven seasons and a 45-43 record, including a 2-9 mark this season. Fedora had four years left on his contract and is owed $3 million per season ($12 million total) on his buyout. After starting out with a pair of 1-10 seasons, Brown led the program to a 67-25-1 mark over his final eight campaigns. (more...)
Haas protest against Force India dismissed Haas protest against Force India dismissed
- November 26, 2018

Haas was protesting the legality of the its rival's cars on the basis that Force India was not a constructor under the terms laid out in the Sporting Regulations. During a number of hearings on Friday that included legal counsel for Haas , Force India and the FIA, Force India attempted to have the protest dismissed on the basis that Haas had no grounds to lodge it with the stewards and had not done so in a timely manner, with there having been eight events since it was accepted as a ... (more...)
Arsenal, Chelsea 'considering Andreas Pereira swoop' Arsenal, Chelsea 'considering Andreas Pereira swoop'
- November 26, 2018

The Brazil global has been restricted to a couple of top-flight starts under Jose Mourinho and has featured just three times in all competitions since August. The fee is likely to be an initial £10m but may rise to double that with performance-related add-ons. He returned to the Premier League giants this summer, and impressed during the clubs pre-season tour of America in a defensive midfield role, despite having come through the clubs academy as a more attacking midfielder. (more...)
Canada beats Hong Kong to qualify for 2019 Rugby World Cup Canada beats Hong Kong to qualify for 2019 Rugby World Cup
- November 26, 2018

Winger Conor Hartley reduced the deficit to four points when he crossed for Hong Kong's only try 13 minutes into the second half, but Canada pulled away in the final quarter to claim the win. Gordon McRorie converted all three tries and added two penalties. That lead grew to 17 points as the match entered the final eight minutes after Van der Merwe shrugged off four tackles to score his second try, McRorie curling in the conversion from the touchline. (more...)
Jimmy Butler hits second game-winner for new team 76ers Jimmy Butler hits second game-winner for new team 76ers
- November 26, 2018

Jimmy Butler has nailed a three-pointer with 0.4sec remaining to give the Philadelphia 76ers a 127-125 victory over the Brooklyn Nets in the National Basketball Association. As we always post in our app (iOS/Android), here are grades and breakdowns for each Sixers player's performance in the team's 127-125 win over the Brooklyn Nets . (more...)
Babar Azam snaps at Zainab Abbas after scoring maiden Test ton
- November 26, 2018

Azam was congratulated by cricketers, analysts and fans took on Twitter for his maiden Test century and magnificent performance with the bat. However, Zainab's tweet seems to not have gone down well with the batsman. It was his first hundred in 31 innings in Test cricket and he said it was a big relief getting to the first hundred after falling for nervous nineties. (more...)
Sri Lanka collapse as Rashid, Stokes strike Sri Lanka collapse as Rashid, Stokes strike
- November 26, 2018

Karunaratne, dropped at slip by captain Joe Root off Stuart Broad early in his innings, was unbeaten on 81 with Kusal Mendis not out 6. "It was a simple plan for me: to be attacking, bowl my variations, try and get the ball spinning both ways, get the batsmen playing certain shots". (more...)
Fultz may no longer be part of 76ers' long-term plans Fultz may no longer be part of 76ers' long-term plans
- November 26, 2018

Fultz' shooting woes this season have undoubtedly lowered his value, to what extent, it's hard to say? "The team might be able to get a late first-round pick for Fultz from a desperate club willing to take a chance, or the Sixers could try for a player with an expiring contract". (more...)
Raptors coach touts Leonard’s leadership after Popovich’s criticism Raptors coach touts Leonard’s leadership after Popovich’s criticism
- November 26, 2018

All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard responded to Spurs coach Gregg Popovich's comment that indicated Leonard wasn't a leader during his time in San Antonio. "Other than that, it doesn't matter. I'm here with the Raptors and I'm focused on the season and not what's going on on the other side". Nurse, however, speaks up in response to Popovich's remarks and defends Leonard, whom he called "a good leader" despite his quiet and soft-spoken nature. (more...)
Blackhawks trade Schmaltz, acquire Strome, Perlini Blackhawks trade Schmaltz, acquire Strome, Perlini
- November 26, 2018

Less than 12 months ago, the Blackhawks appeared to be headed into the future with a new young core that included Ryan Hartman, Vinnie Hinostroza, Nick Schmaltz , Anthony Duclair and Alex DeBrincat. He went No. 3 overall in 2015, taken ahead of budding stars Mitch Marner, Mikko Rantanen, Mathew Barzal and Thomas Chabot, but the 6-foot-3 forward has just seven goals and nine assists in 47 career games. (more...)
Mitrovic one of the world's best strikers, says Ranieri as Fulham win Mitrovic one of the world's best strikers, says Ranieri as Fulham win
- November 26, 2018

In the dressing room, I am different, ' Ranieri said. 'It depends what happens. "It's not possible for everything we do on the pitch to repeat, there will be some mistakes and I hope these mistakes there isn't a goal". "For me to come back to Premier League is an emotion". It depends on the result. At 2-2 we again had to react, and this is the spirit that I like. Conceding goals has been Fulham's Achilles heel this season with 31 shipped in 12 league games. (more...)
FSU president defends coach Willie Taggart after racist social media post FSU president defends coach Willie Taggart after racist social media post
- November 26, 2018

Thrasher also said, "Coach Taggart has our full support" and is a "respected member of the FSU family". A meme posted in a Facebook group for FSU fans depicted Taggart being lynched with the words, "Believe in Something Even If Means Sacrificing Your Rep". (more...)
USC keeping coach Clay Helton despite 5-7 season USC keeping coach Clay Helton despite 5-7 season
- November 26, 2018

Helton's Trojans lost eminently winnable home games against Arizona State and California over the past five weeks before a 34-27 loss last weekend to a rebuilding two-win UCLA team in Los Angeles' annual crosstown showdown. "That will happen here at USC". Helton's fourth year will be his true hot-seat season. Additionally, the entire scope of Helton's tenure at USC isn't all bad. (more...)
49ers LB Reuben Foster Arrested For Domestic Violence 49ers LB Reuben Foster Arrested For Domestic Violence
- November 26, 2018

According to Branch, two members of the hotel's valet-parking staff said an ambulance was at the Grand Hyatt earlier in the evening. The woman told police that Foster slapped her phone out of her hand, pushed her in the chest and slapped her on the left side of the face, police said. (more...)
Sonia Chahal Enters World Boxing C’ships Final, Simran Wins Bronze Sonia Chahal Enters World Boxing C’ships Final, Simran Wins Bronze
- November 26, 2018

The Indian supporters were disappointed with the loss of a fearless Simranjit Kaur, who went down fighting to Asian championships medallist Dan Duo of China in a 64kg last-four bout with a 4-1 verdict. She was charging at me, particularly in the second round, and I kept a good distance. Talking about the bout, Sonia said, "The bout was very close". Asked about her opponent in the final on Saturday, she said, "My opponent in the final is a hard-hitting boxer and I have to plan accordingly". (more...)
Anthony Joshua says possible fight with Deontay Wilder 'has to happen' Anthony Joshua says possible fight with Deontay Wilder 'has to happen'
- November 26, 2018

Now when the fight's over, if Wilder wins, we'll be on him on Sunday, saying any chance now? If Wilder wins, a deal could be done within three weeks. For me, the first one will take place in London at Wembley". "We've got to do our best to try and make it happen, and we'll be doing that straight after the fight". (more...)
Davis Cup final: pairings unveiled Davis Cup final: pairings unveiled
- November 26, 2018

His 6-3 7-5 6-4 loss left France staring at defeat after Jeremy Chardy had earlier been beaten by Borna Coric . After disappearing for treatment he returned more in hope than expectation and Cilic duly sealed victory, bashing away a smash on match point. (more...)
Miles returns to lineup; Howard out Miles returns to lineup; Howard out
- November 26, 2018

On the other end, Toronto was 17-of-39 from beyond the arc for 43.6 percent meaning they outscored Washington by 24 from deep. "It was good to make some shots tonight.", said Kyle Lowry , who had 15 points and nine assists. Wizards: C Dwight Howard (gluteal soreness) was inactive. Kelly Oubre Jr . shot 0 for 6 from 3-point range. The veteran bench player has missed the last five games due to an adductor injury. (more...)
Fernando Alonso departs with donuts, praise and penalties Fernando Alonso departs with donuts, praise and penalties
- November 26, 2018

He did a fantastic job this whole season. There's so much pressure on us guys, so don't judge us by our faults. Although the past few years at McLaren have been underwhelming for Alonso , he was given a rapturous reception by the Yas Marina crowd as he joined the top three in their post-race celebrations. (more...)
Paris Saint-Germain Talisman Needs Fitness Test Ahead of Liverpool Game Paris Saint-Germain Talisman Needs Fitness Test Ahead of Liverpool Game
- November 25, 2018

Liverpool's Champions League group is delicately placed ahead of matchday five, with the three teams at the top only separated by one point, ensuring a lot rides on the Reds' clash in Paris on Wednesday. PSG continued their 100% start to the Ligue One season Saturday as Edinson Cavani struck a classy victor against Toulouse with Dani Alves coming off the bench to make his comeback from a long-term injury. (more...)
Boca Juniors refusing to play Copa Libertadores final against River Plate Boca Juniors refusing to play Copa Libertadores final against River Plate
- November 25, 2018

After such a hectic 24-hours of trying to get the game played, attention will now turn to how Conmebol best find a way of alleviating this potentially tricky scheduling issue. Images had been circulating on Argentine television of players stepping off their team bus rubbing their eyes from the effects of the pepper spray, while others from inside their dressing room showed them being treated for cuts by doctors. (more...)
Mick McCarthy has been named as Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy has been named as Republic of Ireland manager
- November 25, 2018

The 59-year-old added: "I have been involved in club football for the last 15 years, so this will be a new challenge but one that I know well". Mick McCarthy has been reappointed as Republic of Ireland manager on a two-year contract, the Football Association of Ireland has announced. (more...)
How Crazy Is It Chuck Liddell, Tito Ortiz Are Fighting In 2018? How Crazy Is It Chuck Liddell, Tito Ortiz Are Fighting In 2018?
- November 25, 2018

It quickly became clear that Liddell, 48, shouldn't have been allowed anywhere near the cage nor licensed to compete eight full years after a trio of violent knockout losses forced him out of the sport. Ortiz lands a kick as a fight breaks out in the crowd. The officials working Saturday night's Golden Boy MMA show, however, seemed to have no idea what Tito Ortiz was doing - that, or they didn't want him to do it. (more...)

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