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by | December 02, 2017 | 03:52

From current teammates (Justin Pugh) to former coaches (Tom Coughlin) to the man Manning replaced way back in 2004 (Kurt Warner), the National Football League community at large has rebuked the New York Giants' decision to "bench" their franchise quarterback of a decade-plus.

by | December 02, 2017 | 02:51

General manager Brian Cashman said on Friday that he has settled on a candidate for the next Yankees manager and will make a recommendation to ownership from among the six men who already have interviewed for the job. "Everybody has their strengths, everybody, obviously, has weaknesses". Cashman will not interview any of the six candidates for a second time. "We're looking for someone that - you know, like we had before - someone that we can work with and collaborate with and connect with ...

by | December 02, 2017 | 01:13

Auburn sits behind Clemson, which ascended to No. 1 this week. What Ohio State needs is Oklahoma , Clemson and Auburn to win and the Committee to value a conference championship more than any other variable. Florida State was the beneficiary rising to No. 2 in the BCS and Ohio State was left with a Sugar Bowl game against Texas A&M. The only thing standing in the undefeated Knights' way is No.

by | December 02, 2017 | 00:29

Ozil was restored to the starting line-up after being sidelined at Burnley at the weekend and instantly made his presence felt against David Wagner's men. Germany global Ozil was Arsenal's inspiration in the closing stages, and he made it two assists in as many minutes when he crossed into the box for Alexis Sanchez to smash home, the Chilean worldwide putting the game beyond the Terriers.

by | December 02, 2017 | 00:52

Georgia - This may be the most interesting game on the schedule. The website FiveThirtyEight.com projects Alabama to have a 30 percent chance of making the playoff field with no results from the league championship games projected. If they do, then it'll be Oklahoma versus Clemson. With Alabama ranked fifth by the CFP committee going into the league championship games, UA is the likely pick.

by | December 02, 2017 | 01:20

Heading into January, Liverpool fans are desperate that Klopp can add a defender or two to his squad as they look to qualify for next season's Champions League . A lot has been made of Mane's agitated exchange with Klopp as the duo talked on the pitch after the game, but I don't have a problem with the way Sadio reacted.

by | December 02, 2017 | 00:39

He confirmed that Pakistan's tour to India in late 2012 was just a goodwill tour and PCB didn't get any monetary benefit out of it, but added that it is incorrect to say that PCB was at the losing end on that tour. "Furthermore, I believe that following this tussle, the BCCI will do efforts to isolate Pakistan in worldwide cricket by blocking cricket series for us", Zaka said.

by | December 01, 2017 | 21:48

As Redmond headed towards the tunnel, he was confronted by an animated and gesticulating Guardiola. The former Norwich City player took to Twitter to release a statement about the incident, and he said that Guardiola was complimenting him and giving him some tactical advice about his own game and own style of play.

by | December 01, 2017 | 22:32

Remarkably, it was just the third time in their history that the New Zealand women's sevens have been knocked out before the semifinals, having been defeated by Australia and England in quarter-finals in 2015. were defeated 34-0 in the women's final against Australia. South Africa brought the national sevens team Shujaa back to earth with a resounding 48-5 victory as the HSBC World Sevens Series reigning champions soared to top of Pool A with two wins out of two.

by | December 01, 2017 | 21:43

Next summer's World Cup will begin on June 14, running until July 15. Poland, Senegal, Colombia and Japan make up Group H . "If that is his ambition, then this is the stage to go and show it. You're never quite sure how many points you need for that and there will be ups and downs along the way I'm sure. Panama , World Cup minnows, round out the group.

by | December 01, 2017 | 20:27

The tight end enjoys returning home because of the energy the crowd brings. In addition to Benjamin, the Bills also ruled out left tackle Cordy Glenn (foot/ankle), backup guard John Miller (ankle) and running back Mike Tolbert (hamstring) for Sunday's game against New England.

by | December 01, 2017 | 21:34

When the 30 Major League Baseball owners convene for a conference call Friday afternoon, they are expected to ratify a new agreement with the players' union and Nippon Professional Baseball of Japan. Another factor in what Ohtani can make now is the hard cap on worldwide player-bonus pools instituted in the new CBA. "I'm certainly hopeful that he sees all the characteristics that the New York Yankees would have to offer".

by | December 01, 2017 | 21:07

The Super Eagles have been drawn for a fifth time with Argentina at the World Cup. We can't forget that they defeated England and did very well at the last European Championships. "It will be more hard now than before because they know how we play and so we can't surprise them". Morocco will have their work cut out against Cristiano Ronaldo and company, as well as 2010 World Champions Spain .

by | December 01, 2017 | 20:19

Manchester City nearly signed the player this summer, with the club making several bids for the 29-year-old in the final days of the transfer window, but West Brom were unwilling to sell at the time. However, they could make a fresh approach in order to secure a replacement for the soon-to-be-retired Per Mertesacker . Though, it looks as though Guardiola has chosen his man and actually wants Evans to come in and most likely play a squad role.

by | December 01, 2017 | 19:43

USC outgained Stanford 634-342 and will be looking to build off of that success which was led on the ground by Ronald Jones II and Stephen Carr. Pick: USC was a 6-point favorite when they met in Los Angeles in September, but with the game in Stanford's backyard it makes sense the line is smaller.

by | December 01, 2017 | 18:27

The majority of people realised I was doing a professional job. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has dismissed speculation linking defender David Luiz with a move away from Stamford Bridge and said that the club's main focus was on catching up with Premier League leaders Manchester City.

by | December 01, 2017 | 19:33

Reports emerged in Spain earlier this week that Barcelona had set their valuation of long-term target Coutinho . Barca remain in the market for a replacement for Neymar and CEO Oscar Grau has stated they are willing to spend big in January to bring in another attacker: "We are ready to buy Coutinho in the winter market, or any player the technical staff request".

by | December 01, 2017 | 18:52

The Tigers and the Bulldogs played each other earlier this season at Jordan-Hare Stadium on November 11; the Tigers came on the field as underdogs and left as conquerors with a 40-17 upset over Georgia. The Tigers are led by quarterback Jarrett Stidham , who leads the SEC in completion percentage with a 68.5 mark and a touchdown-to-interception ratio of 16 to 4.

by | December 01, 2017 | 17:56

The Seagulls find themselves sat in mid-table and much of that is due to their good home form - they have lost just once (against Manchester City ) at the Amex and have collected 10 points on home soil. As for the visitors, they are looking to extend their unbeaten league run to six matches and the Reds could move into the top four, if they win and other results go their way.

by | December 01, 2017 | 16:25

Liverpool have attempted to tie Can down to a long-term deal but talks have stalled. We'll just have to wait and see what happens in the New Year, but for now Liverpool have Can at their disposal, albeit with plenty of speculation surrounding his next deal.

by | December 01, 2017 | 17:29

But we got in our line up Lakshan Sandakan and Jeffrey Vandersay. "Mathews is the senior batsman we have got in our batting line-up", said Chandimal. Getting shot out for 205 and 166 after conceding a 600-plus score would have caused a mental dent to Sri Lanka , one that would take a while for most teams to come out of.

by | December 01, 2017 | 14:14

England's camp however remain angered that the news broke at all, with Anderson accusing the Australians of intentionally leaking the story. Smith and his team went hard with the verbals in the first Test in Brisbane but the skipper said they did not get personal with any comments towards their opponents.

by | December 01, 2017 | 13:52

Asked whether he expected Mourinho to park the bus with a defensive outlook on Saturday, Wenger replied: "No, I don't expect anything special". Our live coverage lets you follow all the key moments as they happen. Alexis Sanchez is also a doubt with a hamstring injury, as is Theo Walcott (illness), and Santi Cazorla is still out with his long-term achilles problem.

by | December 01, 2017 | 14:24

While the defense has seemingly turned things around a fair amount and looks much better at this moment, Brady has been as exceptional as ever. Quarterback Tom Brady was named the AFC Offensive Player of the Month for November on Thursday, extending his National Football League record for selections to 10.

by | December 01, 2017 | 12:55

Generally you just want a pitch with carry, you don't expect massive sideways movement. 'You look at "Faf-gate" previous year (when South Africa captain Faf du Plessis became embroiled in ball-tampering allegations with a mint) as well as the comments that were made last time we were here about Jonathan Trott and other players.

by | December 01, 2017 | 13:15

Kaepernick will be recognized for his kneeling protest of the national anthem and his left-wing political advocacy. Kaepernick is expected to attend Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year Awards show on Tuesday in NY, where he will be honored.

by | December 01, 2017 | 12:25

Masters champion Sergio Garcia, who is looking to cap the best year of his career with a fourth victory of 2017, slid into joint 10th after a double bogey on the ninth and bogies on the 10th and 18th saw him finish with a one-under 71, leaving him on six-under overall.

by | December 01, 2017 | 11:14

The biggest issue is that Panthers have struggled to get takeaways which are an element to watch against a powerful offense like the Saints . The loss clearly didn't faze Carolina as the Panthers went to New England and beat the Patriots the following week.

by | December 01, 2017 | 11:18

Kevin Love had poured in 38 points by that point, including 32 in the first half. Barton scored six points in the final 45 seconds to rescue the Nuggets against the team with the worst record in the National Basketball Association. Khris Middleton had 26 points, Eric Bledsoe added 25 and Milwaukee beat Portland to snap the Trail Blazers' three-game winning streak. Dion Waiters led the Heat with 21 points, and rookie Bam Adebayo played for the first time in four games and scored 19 points.

by | December 01, 2017 | 10:32

Penn State OC Joe Moorhead was officially announced as Mississippi State's next head coach. Barkley made first team in both media and coach voting. Barkley, who was named a first-team return specialist Tuesday, received first-team honors from the coaches and the media at running back for the second straight season.

by | December 01, 2017 | 09:41

Giancarlo Stanton had previously been assumed to be willing to accept a trade to the San Francisco Giants , but this has only been an assumption based on geography. remains No. 1). Rosenthal notes that it is unclear at the moment if there is a deal in place, but Stanton would have to waive his no-trade clause to accept a deal out of South Florida.

by | December 01, 2017 | 08:51

But in his time at Washington State and Texas Tech, Leach showed a willingness to hand over the defense to another coach to make things work. Meanwhile, Yahoo Sports' Pete Thamel has only indicated that Leach's name is "picking up steam" in the Tennessee search, whereas Kevin Sumlin's is fading.

by | December 01, 2017 | 06:18

It's a decision that was extremely unpopular in NY among fans who remember Manning's Super Bowl success and former players upset about the treatment of one of the franchise's most important players. "Geno loves football", said McAdoo. Originally got two games, but then was reduced. Former Giants offensive lineman David Diehl tweeted: "I'm absolutely speechless".

by | December 01, 2017 | 05:38

Zaun, who referred to himself as "the Manalyst", was ridiculed over Twitter back in 2012 when he tweeted a disparaging comment about women in a Toronto nightclub. Gregg Zaun was immediately let go today when the allegations surfaced. "We will take every measure to protect their privacy", Brace said. Zaun spent 16 years in the league and played for nine different teams.

by | December 01, 2017 | 05:00

Talks were finalised overnight, Allardyce securing a long-term deal and now seeking to add his backroom team. Having had nearly two full days less to prepare for this fixture following Sunday's 4-1 thrashing at Southampton, David Unsworth made five changes for his final game in caretaker charge of Everton .