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Nadal saves match point v Medvedev for 1st win at ATP Finals Nadal saves match point v Medvedev for 1st win at ATP Finals
- November 14, 2019

Medvedev continued to appear agitated, giving frequent sarcastic thumbs-up gestures to his team, and the Russian went into full meltdown mode as Nadal incredibly broke again while holding serve to level the set at 5-5. That lack of playing time certainly isn't helpful coming into an event featuring only the top eight players in the world, rather than lower-ranked early opponents. (more...)
3 things learned from Manchester United’s emphatic victory over Brighton 3 things learned from Manchester United’s emphatic victory over Brighton
- November 14, 2019

United's 3-1 victory moves them to seventh in the Premier League table, while Brighton have dropped to 11th place. The Red Devils are now down in seventh place in the Premier League table and nine points adrift of the top four after 12 games of the new campaign. (more...)
Spain's record scorer Villa retires after 19-year career Spain's record scorer Villa retires after 19-year career
- November 14, 2019

Following his retirement, Villa will be a lead investor in a new United States football franchise, Queensboro FC in NY, who will enter the second tier of USA football from 2021. He won three Copa del Rey , two La Ligas, three Spanish Super Cups, one Champions League , one European Super Cup and one Club World Cup at club level. (more...)
Alabama scores most-watched game of season for CBS Alabama scores most-watched game of season for CBS
- November 12, 2019

Now, their sights are set on another shot at national and Southeastern Conference championships. At the game, Mr. Trump sat in a box with first lady Melania Trump and several prominent Alabama lawmakers, including Senator Richard Shelby and Congressman Bradley Byrne. (more...)
Matthew Stafford Not Expected to Play Against Chicago Matthew Stafford Not Expected to Play Against Chicago
- November 12, 2019

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has been ruled out for their game at Chicago because of hip and back issues, stopping his streak of 136 consecutive starts. The No. 1 overall pick in 2009, Stafford is on pace for a career year in his 11th season with the Lions. On the year, Stafford has the fourth-most passing yards in the National Football League (2,499) and second-most touchdowns (19), all while throwing on a 64.3% clip. (more...)
Thiem beats Federer at ATP Finals; Djokovic cruises Thiem beats Federer at ATP Finals; Djokovic cruises
- November 12, 2019

Earlier, the five-time champion Djokovic gave Berrettini little chance on the court, grabbing the victory after 64 minutes in the Group Bjorn Borg opener. The Spaniard, who has never won the ATP Finals despite his trophy-laden career, dethroned Djokovic from the top of the rankings this week. Nadal has qualified 15 straight times for the year-end championships but he has only made eight prior appearances due to injuries. (more...)
How to watch Liverpool-Manchester City live on TV, online How to watch Liverpool-Manchester City live on TV, online
- November 12, 2019

Despite being subpar for most of the game, Sadio Mane's 95th-minute victor gave Klopp and his side a vital victory. It is not inconceivable as Liverpool had a 10-point lead over Pep Guardiola's side last season after they had played 20 games, although City had played a game fewer. (more...)
LSU holds off Alabama in much-anticipated shootout LSU holds off Alabama in much-anticipated shootout
- November 11, 2019

The LSU Tigers, coming off a huge win over Alabama, remains the top ranked team in the AP polls. The committee would have to decide between two Power Five conference champions. Then it's time to talk playoff. Minnesota running back Rodney Smith vs. Penn State's front seven. Ahead of their matchup against the undefeated Gophers, Penn State head coach James Franklin joked he had a "man-crush" on Gophers' safety Antoine Winfield Jr. (more...)
Dion Waiters and Miami Heat Have Reached ‘Breaking Point’ Dion Waiters and Miami Heat Have Reached ‘Breaking Point’
- November 11, 2019

Dion Waiters has not played for the Heat this season, and that streak continued Friday under weird circumstances. The next game Waiters, 27, will be eligible to play in following the suspension will be the Heat's road matchup against the Nets on December 1. (more...)
Ohio State, LSU, Alabama all have reasons to be happy Ohio State, LSU, Alabama all have reasons to be happy
- November 10, 2019

How can Minnesota upset Penn State football? Alabama and LSU link up for a top-four showdown. No. 1 LSU (No. 2 College Football Playoff ) at No. The defending champions are not even in the top 4 and they are unbeaten as well. It is obvious when you compare the résumés of Clemson and No. 3 Alabama. (more...)
Gophers WR Rashod Bateman roasts Penn State for 66-yard TD Gophers WR Rashod Bateman roasts Penn State for 66-yard TD
- November 10, 2019

Jordan Howden intercepted a Penn State pass in the end zone with a minute to play and Minnesota's magical run continues as the 13th-ranked Gophers upset fifth-ranked Penn State 31-26 on Saturday before a raucous crowd at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis . (more...)
Man City goalkeeper Ederson out of Liverpool clash, says Guardiola Man City goalkeeper Ederson out of Liverpool clash, says Guardiola
- November 10, 2019

In the Premier League , there is no splitting the duo with Guardiola and Klopp holding two wins apiece and a couple of draws from the six times they have faced one another in the competition. And victory is essential for the champions; a defeat is unthinkable, even in November. "I didn't like what happened in the bus outside the stadium but, in the stadium, when they support the team, it's flawless, it's lovely". (more...)
Malan-Morgan-Parkison star in destructive English win over New Zealand Malan-Morgan-Parkison star in destructive English win over New Zealand
- November 10, 2019

New Zealand won the toss and elected to bowl in the crucial fourth T20 global against England in Napier on Friday. His explosive innings made of seven fours and seven sixes. His innings consisted of 9 fours and 6 sixes. Malan completed his ton off 48 balls while Hales had taken 60 balls. Kiwi captain Tim Southee took one wicket and spinner Mitchell Santner got two wickets. (more...)
Roger Federer's loss to Djokovic was devastating, it broke him - Blake Roger Federer's loss to Djokovic was devastating, it broke him - Blake
- November 09, 2019

The 32-year-old from Serbia leads Federer 4-2 in match-ups at this event, though one of those was the 2014 final when the Swiss pulled out beforehand because of injury. The Nitto ATP Finals is the final tournament of men's professional tennis season, featuring only the world's best eight qualified singles players and doubles teams as they battle it out for the last title of the season. (more...)
Kawhi Leonard dominates in 4th, 'shocked' National Basketball Association detailed his injury Kawhi Leonard dominates in 4th, 'shocked' National Basketball Association detailed his injury
- November 09, 2019

Regarding Leonard, Rivers said, "He feels great". Some feel like Leonard is doing the league a disservice by missing games although the Clippers are adamant that Kawhi does, in fact, have an injury. The NBA was also involved in this decision, justifying the Clippers' reasoning for sitting Leonard out - an intervention that is unprecedented when it comes to the handling of load management. (more...)
Gautam and Kazi arrested in KPL spot-fixing case Gautam and Kazi arrested in KPL spot-fixing case
- November 08, 2019

In the final match, Ballari Tuskers , chasing a target of 152 runs, lost to Hubli Tigers by eight runs. Viswanathan made 9 off 17 balls in that innings. They also fixed another match in the league. In this match, they were offered Rs 20 lakh for slow batting. "Further investigation on and more arrests would be done", the release added. (more...)
Granit Xhaka loses Arsenal captaincy to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after Emirates outburst Granit Xhaka loses Arsenal captaincy to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after Emirates outburst
- November 08, 2019

Xhaka has since been stripped of the club captaincy, but when asked on Tuesday whether he would play again for the club, manager Unai Emery's response was very non-committal. Emery further reiterated that Aubameyang is the primary captain of the side, but Hector Bellerin , Alexandre Lacazette and Mesut Ozil are all vice-captains behind him in the pecking order. (more...)
Pep Guardiola Backtracks on His Claims That Sadio Mane is a Diver Pep Guardiola Backtracks on His Claims That Sadio Mane is a Diver
- November 08, 2019

Jurgen Klopp hopes to meet Seán Cox this weekend when the Meathman is a guest at Liverpool's Premier League game against Manchester City at Anfield. Far away from my intention to say Sadio is this type of player because I admire him a lot. On that barren run stretching back 16-and-a-half years, he added: "It's for you guy to keep track, I don't care". (more...)
Chargers: Bold predictions for Week 10 game against Raiders Chargers: Bold predictions for Week 10 game against Raiders
- November 07, 2019

The Chargers, who moved to Los Angeles in 2017, were linked with a move to London on Tuesday . We're not going anywhere. "It's total f-kin bullshit". Gruden said it's hard to prepare for the Chargers with three days between games and a banged-up roster that's constantly in flux. The Chargers play at Oakland on Thursday. (more...)
Roger Penske Buys Indianapolis Motor Speedway and IndyCar Series Roger Penske Buys Indianapolis Motor Speedway and IndyCar Series
- November 07, 2019

Tony Hulman bought the dilapidated speedway in 1945 and brought racing back to the corner of 16th St. and Georgetown Ave. after a four-year hiatus following World War II. The deal is expected be finalized in January, the AP reported. He also is co-owner of Ed Carpenter Racing, the team run by his son. George was emotional giving up the 110-year-old race track, but felt it was time. (more...)
National Basketball Association wrap: Suns hand 76ers first loss, Warriors beat Blazers National Basketball Association wrap: Suns hand 76ers first loss, Warriors beat Blazers
- November 07, 2019

Al Horford was the highest scorer for the 76ers with 32 points as Tobias Harris posted double-double with 24 points and ten rebounds. The Sixers were without their All-Star Center Joel Embiid who was serving the last of his 2-game suspension for his fight with Karl Anthony-Towns. (more...)
Melbourne Cup: Jockey Frankie Dettori cops nine-race ban Melbourne Cup: Jockey Frankie Dettori cops nine-race ban
- November 06, 2019

He looked set to end the 26-year losing stretch but was just headed by victor Vow And Declare in a tight finish. But a protest lodged by fourth placed finisher Il Paradiso , after Master of Reality looked to have bumped out the fourth place finisher, was upheld by racing stewards. (more...)
Trump takes break from impeachment for another kind of fight Trump takes break from impeachment for another kind of fight
- November 06, 2019

Inside, Trump stood up in his seat within the VIP part and waved to a crowd that principally cheered - with just a few "boos" and the occasional raised center finger sprinkled in. President Trump, however, felt like his entrance was very well received. In the main event Saturday between welterweights Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal , a technical knockout was called in the third round in favor of Masvidal because a doctor was concerned about a cut on Diaz's face. (more...)
MNF Preview: 'Big' rematch with Cowboys for healthy Giants MNF Preview: 'Big' rematch with Cowboys for healthy Giants
- November 06, 2019

The cat was a major talking point after the game. After an Xavier Woods interception on the Giants' next drive, the Cowboys were able to get into position for Brett Maher to kick a last-second field goal at the end of the half. If the Giants get off to a poor start in the third quarter, the game might slip away from them. Jones finished 26 of 41 for 210 yards, with most coming on a 65-yard play by Saquon Barkley , his longest reception. (more...)
Pep Guardiola accuses ‘special talent’ Sadio Mane of diving Pep Guardiola accuses ‘special talent’ Sadio Mane of diving
- November 05, 2019

Sadio Mane's late victor for Liverpool against Aston Villa ensured the Premier League's top two will meet on Sunday separated by six points. The Reds are developing a knack for important late goals but Jurgen Klopp says that doesn't mean he always expects them. (more...)
Katie Taylor v Christina Linardatou Katie Taylor v Christina Linardatou
- November 05, 2019

She is going to lose all the time and still win another undisputed and say she is a two-weight undisputed. It wasn't easy, but Taylor got the job done, earning a gritty majority decision (94-94, 97-93, 97-93) to become the WBO female super lightweight champion. (more...)
Stephen Strasburg Opts Out Of Nationals Contract Stephen Strasburg Opts Out Of Nationals Contract
- November 05, 2019

The following night, Washington won Game 7 and Strasburg became the first No. 1 overall draft pick to be named World Series MVP. Doolittle's move comes after Trump was booed while attending Game 5 of the World Series in Washington , D.C., on October 27. (more...)
Roger Penske buys Indianapolis Motor Speedway and IndyCar Roger Penske buys Indianapolis Motor Speedway and IndyCar
- November 05, 2019

Tony George, grandson of Tony Hulman who bought the track in 1945, approached Penske about a deal before the season-ending race in California and worked it all out in six weeks. "Ultimately, it was made a decision to focus on the possible sale of the company and finding a buyer that would be the best steward of the company and its iconic assets". (more...)
Minkah Fitzpatrick with a 96 yard pick-six! Minkah Fitzpatrick with a 96 yard pick-six!
- November 04, 2019

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett injured his left knee early in Sunday's tilt versus the Pittsburgh Steelers . "Pretty much every Sunday is going to come down to that fourth quarter". It was a tough game for the Pittsburgh Steelers passing game despite getting a 26-23 win over the Indianapolis Colts . According to ESPN, the team thought his injury could be longterm or even season-ending. (more...)
Derrick Henry, Christian McCaffrey meet again in NFL Derrick Henry, Christian McCaffrey meet again in NFL
- November 04, 2019

This week the task leads them to Charlotte , North Carolina as the Carolina Panthers are returning home after allowing over fifty points to the San Francisco 49ers . With seven games remaining, the Titans find themselves in catch-up mode in the AFC South, and in the race for a playoff spot. Derrick Henry rushed for 75 yards and Jonnu Smith reeled in six balls for 78 yards and one touchdown. (more...)
Instant analysis of Chargers' 26-11 victory over Packers Instant analysis of Chargers' 26-11 victory over Packers
- November 04, 2019

Well, maybe the Green Bay Packers should dissect what went wrong and then throw the tape in the trash. "We'll regroup, go back home and play another good team [Carolina] before the bye". Through three quarters, he had managed just 61 passing yards. For the game, the Packers had just 184 yards of total offense and were just 2-for-10 on third-down conversions. (more...)
Springboks captain hopes triumph will inspire South Africans to pull together Springboks captain hopes triumph will inspire South Africans to pull together
- November 03, 2019

It was a triumph made famous when Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first post-apartheid president, attended the match wearing then-captain Francois Pienaar's number six jersey. "The videos they sent of people coming together, it was really handsome for us to see". The 35-year-old, of Portsmouth, said: 'I feel devastated. (more...)
Brutal Djokovic sinks Greek young gun Tsitsipas at Paris Masters Brutal Djokovic sinks Greek young gun Tsitsipas at Paris Masters
- November 02, 2019

The Spaniard would finish the year as No. 1 if he wins the Paris Masters for the first time. Nadal took the first set thanks to a single break of serve in game three, saving break points in the second and eighth games himself before serving it out in style. (more...)
Tide's Tua Tagovailoa expected to practice by 'mid-week' Tide's Tua Tagovailoa expected to practice by 'mid-week'
- November 02, 2019

Coach Nick Saban says Tagovailoa could be "a game-day decision" with a sprained right ankle but he took snaps and went through some work "on air" in Wednesday's practice. However, Saban said Tagovailoa's most recent sprain is not as serious as the one he suffered last season. "They haven't seen an offense like us yet", Jefferson said. (more...)
Islamic State vows revenge against U.S. for Baghdadi killing Islamic State vows revenge against U.S. for Baghdadi killing
- November 02, 2019

Mark Milley and Brig. US President Donald Trump has said on Twitter that he knows the identity of Daesh* terrorist group's new leader . This comes after ISIS named Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi as the new Caliph on Thursday. Whether the loss of its leader will in itself affect the group's capabilities is open to debate. Islamic State also confirmed the killing in another raid the following day of the group's previous spokesman, Abu Hassan al-Muhajir. (more...)
Nationals beat Astros to win maiden World Series title Nationals beat Astros to win maiden World Series title
- November 01, 2019

The Washington Nationals defeated the Houston Astros , 6-2, at Minute Maid Park in Houston to cap one of the more odd and improbable World Series on record. Barely had the crowd sat down after affording Greinke a standing ovation when Will Harris relieved him and 36-year-old Howie Kendrick - who had shocked the Dodgers with a 10th-inning grand slam - pinged a two-run home run off the right-field foul pole. (more...)
Incredible fan footage of Lionel Messi’s career’s 50th free-kick goal Incredible fan footage of Lionel Messi’s career’s 50th free-kick goal
- November 01, 2019

The five-time Ballon d'Or victor, who scored two goals in the game, looked back to his imperious best and was clearly emptying his box of tricks throughout, particularly when he found Plano in his crosshairs. Messi , however, was in an ominous mood. Barcelona took the lead after just two minutes when the ball bounced fortuitously to Lenglet in the area and he crashed an effort in off the crossbar. (more...)
Embiid: 'I shouldn't be suspended' for brawl with Towns Embiid: 'I shouldn't be suspended' for brawl with Towns
- November 01, 2019

Joel Embiid and Karl-Anthony Towns get into a fight and both were ejected. Embiid shadowboxed to the crowd's delight on his way back to the locker room, and fans responded with "MVP!" chants. Oh yeah, and the 76ers' fourth straight win of the season - their first 4-0 start since 2000-01. Evidently, he was one point away from tying his career-high in points scored. (more...)
Josh Hamilton, ex-Big Leaguer, arrested for allegedly hitting his daughter Josh Hamilton, ex-Big Leaguer, arrested for allegedly hitting his daughter
- November 01, 2019

She alleges that he pulled her from a chair and she injured her hip when she fell from the chair. Her younger sisters are Michaela Grace Hamilton, aged 11, and Stella Faith Hamilton, aged eight. The affidavit said that his daughter made a comment that upset him in September. As he left the room, he told her to gather her things for school. (more...)
England fined for crossing halfway line before New Zealand match England fined for crossing halfway line before New Zealand match
- October 31, 2019

Coles can always be relied on to deliver refreshing honesty, and he again stepped up when asked for his view of England's punishment. They take what it means to them to the country. Coles made it clear the All Blacks were aware of the regular critical feedback. 'Everyone is hanging on every word that he says, ' said Jamie George. (more...)