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Joe Ingles scores 18 points as Jazz cruise to victory over Kings Joe Ingles scores 18 points as Jazz cruise to victory over Kings
- November 27, 2018

So, of course, the Jazz turn in their best game of the season. Not that it seemed especially likely to go that way after yet another subpar start to a game. While his shooting percentage wasn't spectacular (6 of 14, 42.9 percent), he logged a team-high 33 minutes and plays as though the knee injury that kept him out of the ' first 10 regular-season games isn't bothering him. (more...)
Radradra stars as Fiji earns first ever win over France Radradra stars as Fiji earns first ever win over France
- November 27, 2018

Because we're pathetic , shameful, we have to be aware of that'. It's hard for me to find anything positive from tonight'. "It's a massive achievement". Serin's conversion sent France into the dressing room with a lead against the run of play. Fiji's victory might have been even more emphatic were it not for two disallowed tries - one in the first half denied for offside after video review, and the other disallowed in the second half for a late tackle. (more...)
Croatia took a 2-0 lead in the Davis Cup final Croatia took a 2-0 lead in the Davis Cup final
- November 27, 2018

France captain Yannick Noah's odd choice of Jeremy Chardy and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga for the opening singles rubbers backfired spectacularly as Croatia built a 2-0 lead inside the huge Stade Pierre Mauroy - home to Lille's soccer club. Croatia won all three singles matches in straight sets. "Look at the statistics from Borna and I, in three matches we did not lose a serve, it says much about our level and how well we played", said Cilic, who finally tasted success in the team event 12 ... (more...)
Ricciardo swansong with Red Bull 'a bit helpless at the end' Ricciardo swansong with Red Bull 'a bit helpless at the end'
- November 27, 2018

The Australian has long held a deep-seated respect for Rennie in his time with Red Bull which he delved into in an emotional blog post ahead of his final race with the outfit. "Would have loved to have drank out of my shoe, but we'll see, still a few hours to go". After the finish Ricciardo appeared downbeat about his performance. (more...)
Wales clinch first November clean sweep with victory over Boks Wales clinch first November clean sweep with victory over Boks
- November 27, 2018

Wales' win over South Africa , its third straight over the Boks in Cardiff, wasn't scintillating but it was a performance of maturity. Two thrilling Welsh passages showing a slick, clinical side to their play that would have delighted coach Warren Gatland went fully rewarded, Exeter prop Francis first crashing over from short range after Jenkins fooled South African hooker Malcolm Marx with a smart dummy. (more...)
'Dream come true' as Belgium win golf World Cup 'Dream come true' as Belgium win golf World Cup
- November 27, 2018

Tied third after the first two rounds, the Indian duo was disappointed with their weekend, which saw them unable to match or better the previous best effort by an Indian pair in the tournament - Arjun Atwal and Jyoti Randhawa, who were tied ninth in 2005 in Portugal. (more...)
Rai holds off Fitzpatrick for title win Rai holds off Fitzpatrick for title win
- November 27, 2018

England's Aaron Rai , who is of Indian origin, won his first tournament on the European Tour after battling compatriot Matthew Fitzpatrick down the final stretch. Matt had been playing so well and putting so well, so I didn't expect to see that (bogey on 17) and you don't want to see that, but it did give me more of a cushion coming down 18, which was nice. (more...)
Ogilvy named assistant captain for 2019 Presidents Cup Ogilvy named assistant captain for 2019 Presidents Cup
- November 27, 2018

Ogilvy's last win came back in 2014, and after losing his Tour card this past season he announced plans to move his family from the US back to his native Australia to focus more on his pursuits in golf course architecture. "We've got the automatic selection down to eight, we've got a home-course advantage and we can start with the format we want. all in all, I feel we have a very different lead up already", Els said. (more...)
Morning Roundup: Refunds offered to buyers of Mickelson-Woods match Morning Roundup: Refunds offered to buyers of Mickelson-Woods match
- November 27, 2018

They returned to the makeshift tee box for the third time. While both the 48-year-old Mickelson and the 42-year-old Woods are past their prime, Friday's meeting between the 19-time major winners still provided some entertaining golf. Woods: "All right. There is water down the left". Woods and Mickelson halved hole No. 14 before "Lefty" earned another lead, besting Woods by a stroke on No. (more...)
Mourinho: Lindelof could be out until New Year Mourinho: Lindelof could be out until New Year
- November 27, 2018

You can see them go away to Chelsea and almost win, go away to Watford and Young Boys , and sometimes you can watch them at home against Wolves or Crystal Palace or Valencia , and they're nowhere near. He trusts the reassurance of being within striking distance of main reception will bring the best out in Paul Pogba and his fellow midfielders. "I want to play like a knockout game". (more...)
Harry Redknapp's wife reveals real reason he's doing I'm A Celebrity Harry Redknapp's wife reveals real reason he's doing I'm A Celebrity
- November 27, 2018

Unfortunately for Jamie, it doesn't look like he'll be greeting his dad anytime soon - as Harry's now the bookies' favourite to win , with Oddschecker putting the odds at 1/1 for a Harry Redknapp victory. But Jamie insists he would "never" do a reality show because he likes "privacy". It's not my thing. "I've got no problem with people doing it, it's just not for me". (more...)
Baker Mayfield calls Hue Jackson Baker Mayfield calls Hue Jackson "fake" in response to criticism
- November 27, 2018

But now, maybe because the team is winning and has been playing better, he's got that chip on his shoulder again. "He left Cleveland and goes in to Cincinnati. While interim Browns coach Gregg Williams refused Monday to discuss whether his players were motivated by Jackson, Mayfield is certain to be asked about it Wednesday when the Browns return to practice. (more...)
Johnsson's 1st period hat trick helps Leafs thump Flyers 6-0 Johnsson's 1st period hat trick helps Leafs thump Flyers 6-0
- November 27, 2018

John Tavares , Patrick Marleau and Josh Leivo also scored for Toronto (16-8-0). "We've got to own it, " Flyers coach Dave Hakstol said. Van Riemsdyk suffered a lower-body injury just two games into his second stint with the Flyers - he was traded to the Leafs in June 2012 for defenceman Luke Schenn - that forced him out of the lineup for five weeks before he returned to action November 15. (more...)
Medical emergency delays Newcastle kick-off time Medical emergency delays Newcastle kick-off time
- November 27, 2018

The person involved was not a player nor a member of staff from either team. Eddie Wolstenholme was taken to hospital still conscious but referee Anthony Taylor and the Premier League made a decision to delay the start of the match from its scheduled 8:00pm local time (2000 GMT) by half an hour to 8:30pm (2030 GMT). (more...)
Lucas Pouille confirmed for Sunday singles in Davis Cup final Lucas Pouille confirmed for Sunday singles in Davis Cup final
- November 27, 2018

Mahut and Herbert took the last set 7-6 to claim France's first victory in the tie and halve the Croatians advantage. The Croatian pair fell short in the tie-break, though, Mahut earning two more match points with a blistering serve and then showing lightning quick reactions at the net to get the job done, sparking exuberant celebrations. (more...)
76ers taking first steps toward Markelle Fultz divorce 76ers taking first steps toward Markelle Fultz divorce
- November 27, 2018

Sheridan also reports that no team in the National Basketball Association is willing to trade for Fultz until they see the point guard play again. This followed Philadelphia Inquirer beat writer Keith Pompey's report from Sunday, stating the Sixers no longer had Fultz in their long-term plans. (more...)
Josh Donaldson inks one-year pact with Braves Josh Donaldson inks one-year pact with Braves
- November 27, 2018

He had a hip injury in 2016, was slowed by a strained right calf in 2017 and by shoulder inflammation and a calf strain this year. Last season Donaldson hit.246/.352/.449 with eight round-trippers in 219 plate appearances. The third baseman will be a missed commodity north of the border this season, of course, Vladimir Guerrero Jr . may ease the pain of the Donaldson void in short order if the uber-prospect lives up to the hype. (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and AC Milan are 'close' six-month loan agreement Zlatan Ibrahimovic and AC Milan are 'close' six-month loan agreement
- November 27, 2018

And it's no secret. Ibrahimovic, who also played for Ajax, Juventus , Barcelona and both Milangiants, added: "I went against everyone and said that's what I wanted to do". When I look at the games I can see that all his players love him. The 37-year-old Swedish striker made an instant impact in his debut season for the club, helping the Red Devils win the Europa League, Community Shield and the League Cup. (more...)
Mourinho says Iker Casillas behind criticism of David de Gea in Spain Mourinho says Iker Casillas behind criticism of David de Gea in Spain
- November 27, 2018

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho now directly indicates that the former Spanish and Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas is the main force behind the heavy criticism that David de Gea is now receiving in Spain. He said the player he was referring to was trying to force his way back into the worldwide set-up, used to play for Real, won the La Liga title while playing under him at the Bernabeu and was a powerful figure in the media. (more...)
Chelsea and Ivory Coast legend retires from football Chelsea and Ivory Coast legend retires from football
- November 27, 2018

Drogba, who made than 100 appearances for the Ivory Coast and was voted African footballer of the year twice, ended his playing days with Phoenix Rising where he was a player-owner. The 40-year old boasts an inspirational background. He was a beloved football figure in Turkey by fans of all clubs, mostly due to him and his teammates' role in convincing the warring sides in Ivory Coast's civil war to lay down arms with a rousing speech after the Ivory Coast national team secured a ... (more...)
Watford 0 Liverpool 3 - Late Reds surge buries unlucky Hornets Watford 0 Liverpool 3 - Late Reds surge buries unlucky Hornets
- November 26, 2018

Even under Klopp in time's gone by, errant substitutions and changes to a back five at the end of games while sacrificing the attacking guile that earned them a lead with 10 minutes to play has come back to bite them, but with the players they have now there is no longer a necessity for that. (more...)
Team Sources: Kingsbury out as Texas Tech head coach Team Sources: Kingsbury out as Texas Tech head coach
- November 26, 2018

Leach went on to sue Texas Tech, ESPN and James - losing all those suits. Kingsbury, 39, had a contract that ran through the 2020 and his buyout is close to $4 million. "For what he achieved as an athlete, a student and our football coach, Kliff Kingsbury has a special place in the hearts of Red Raiders". All told, the Red Raiders wound up juggling three quarterbacks including Jett Duffey and McLane Carter , who were both hampered by various injuries. (more...)
Cheika, Campese baffled after 'ludicrous', unpunished shoulder charge Cheika, Campese baffled after 'ludicrous', unpunished shoulder charge
- November 26, 2018

No one knows better than Jones, who exactly 15 years earlier to the day on Thursday had been Australia's coach when they lost the 2003 World Cup final to England , how Wallaby rugby must live on its wits given a relatively small playing base. (more...)
Toro Rosso confirm Alexander Albon to replace Brendon Hartley in 2019 Toro Rosso confirm Alexander Albon to replace Brendon Hartley in 2019
- November 26, 2018

Former Red Bull junior Albon is clear to return to the fold, having secured a top-three finish in Formula 2 this year. The 22-year-old had a very good season in Formula 2, finishing third in the championship behind Williams-bound George Russell in first place and McLaren-bound Lando Norris in second place. (more...)
North Carolina vs. UCLA North Carolina vs. UCLA
- November 26, 2018

The Volunteers led by as many as nine points in the second half before Kansas (5-0) stormed back. Little finished the game with 11 points - all coming during the game's final 11-plus minutes. No. 17 UCLA men's basketball (4-2) held a lead over No. 7 North Carolina (6-1) for nearly 23 straight minutes, but the Tar Heels eventually came out on top, 94-78. (more...)

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