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Texas Tech football announces 2018 schedule


He has a shot at becoming a two-time Heisman Trophy finalist as he's averaging 335.3 passing yards per game while completing 74 percent of his attempts with 19 touchdowns and just two interceptions. The Sooners are 26-1 in the last three seasons when they reach the 30-point level. Oklahoma is second in the FBS in total offense (581.7 yards per game) and tied for seventh in scoring offense (42.0 ppg). Read More »

Virginia Tech-Duke live scoring summary


He's done a fine job of navigating the Hokies through the campaign and will try to keep it going in a big road showdown with Miami next weekend. Virgnia Tech plays at Miami on Saturday, and then Georgia Tech, and those three schools are the ones most likely to play in the ACC title games. Read More »

No. 25 Iowa State shocks No. 4 TCU


The Iowa State defense held the prolific Horned Frogs' offense down all day long, as it allowed a mere 307 yards and held TCU to 4 for 14 on third down. Kempt's touchdown passes in the first half concluded sustained drives against TCU , which ranked first in the Big 12 in total defense (291.3 yards per game) entering the game. Read More »

European Union court rejects claim that bridge is a sport


The EBU said in a statement that Value-Added Tax exemption would have made the game cheaper and more accessible, and that it had hoped for a "six-figure rebate" to reinvest in the game. But while the ECJ acknowledged that bridge "may constitute an activity beneficial to the mental and physical health of regular participants", the judges ultimately concluded that this was not sufficient for it to be classified as a sport. Read More »

NC State vs. Notre Dame 10/28/17


But the Tigers' defense has held three teams below 100 yards this season and is 13th in the nation against the run (107.9 yards per game). The Wolfpack defensive pressure started early as the Pack recorded two sacks on Notre Dame's first drive. Read More »

Anthony Barr: Aaron Rodgers spewed F-bombs at me


Well, Barr tweeted his thoughts on Rodgers' TV appearance, claiming that Rodgers started it. According to Rodgers, he jawed back at Barr after the Vikings star gave him the middle finger and informed him "there's no respect in this business anymore". Read More »

Oklahoma City Thunder's plane dented during flight to Chicago


The Thunder lost to the Minnesota Timberwolves , 119-116, Friday night. "I guess we hit something?" Despite the scary incident, according to WISN12, no one was injured as a result of the damaged plane. Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) drives to the basket in front of Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo (4) during the third quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Read More »

Birdie spree lifts Ryan Armour into Sanderson Farms Championship lead


Arjun Atwal was certain to miss the cut after a second round of four -over 76 in the Sanderson Farms Championship. Five Americans lead the field after scoring 66 on the first round - Ryan Armour, Andrew Landry, Conrad Shindler, J.J Spaun and Wyndham Clark - with 23-year-old Clark hitting five birdies in row on the back nine to put himself in contention. Read More »

Washington run game gashes UCLA in opening half for 20-9 lead


Rosen, who entered the game as the Pac-12's leading passer, was sacked four times and threw for 93 yards and a touchdown on 12-for-21 passing. Washington was the fourth team this season to rush for at least 300 yards against the Bruins. Ahmed had an 82-yard kickoff return early in the second quarter after UCLA scored to pull within 10-9. Even before Rosen left, UCLA's offense was struggling. Read More »

Ole Miss Drops Heartbreaker to the Razorbacks


As Razorbacks quarterback Cole Kelley dropped back to pass, it looked like he was faking like he fumbled the ball before turning around and looking to throw. The Razorbacks (3-5, 1-4 Southeastern Conference) trailed 31-7 in the second quarter, but scored two touchdowns following two Ole Miss turnovers to pull within 31-21 by halftime. Read More »

Tammy Abraham frustrated with Swansea City's defeat to Arsenal

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has admitted that he wasn't happy with his side's defending during the first half of the win over Swansea today. Swansea came to London and took a surprise lead in the 22nd minute. Swansea coach Paul Clement was keen to take away positives from the game, picking out the creative play of Abraham that led to the opening goal. Read More »

Major League Baseball mulls discipline after Yuli Gurriel's insensitive gesture


After the game, Gurriel, 33, apologized for the gesture through an interpreter, and admitted he said "chinito" - a derogatory Spanish term that translates literally to "little Chinese". "Nobody's flawless and everybody is different and then. we just. have to learn from it", he tweeted. "I was commenting how I hadn't had much luck with Darvish", Gurriel said. Read More »

Nose of plane carrying Oklahoma City Thunder dented on flight to Chicago


Steven Adams posted a photo on Twitter asking NASA, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson , and science educator Bill Nye (who was a former mechanical engineer for Boeing ) for help figuring out what happened to the plane. Usually wildlife collisions are not fatal, although they have killed some 250 people worldwide since 1988 says the group. On January 15, 2009, US Airways Flight 1549 collided with a flock of Canada geese after taking off from New York's LaGuardia Airport, resulting ... Read More »

Leafs look to Leivo, Kapanen to replace injured veterans


That's just the way it is. Anybody who has kids, you put a ball on the floor, one kid in your family has the ball all the time. But that's all ancient history now. Babcock ordered his players off the ice after an intense scrimmage in tight space, saying at one point, "Everyone know how to backcheck?" "If you go back, we beat Chicago before we lost to New Jersey". Read More »

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola: 'Vincent Kompany still 10 days away'


Curtis Anderson (goalkeeper), Joel Latibeaudiere (defender) and Phil Foden (midfielder) have all featured as part of England's side which has reached the final of the U17 World Cup. Joel came sometimes for training and helped us a lot but regularly Phil and Brahim (Diaz) help us a lot. "We want to win the league, and that's why everyone is trying to be positive, to stay focused and to try to win every game". Read More »

Wallaby Dempsey ruled out of northern tour


Second-rower Lukhan Tui is also in doubt for the tour after coming off with a hamstring injury, while lock Rory Arnold is likely to stay at home with the knee injury which had forced him out of the Barbarians game. I'm doing it because I believe in the game. The BaaBaas incredibly led 28-24 in the 70th minute before referee Brendon Pickerill yellow-carded two-try winger Taqele Naiyaravoro for a deliberate knockdown and captain Quade Cooper for a high tackle on Israel Folau. Read More »

Pedrosa edges Zarco for pole, Marquez crashes


Spaniard Dani Pedrosa secured his third pole position of the year by recording the fastest time in qualifying for the Malaysia motorcycle racing Grand Prix, while his compatriot and Honda teammate, MotoGP leader Marc Marquez, suffered a crash and qualified in seventh place. Read More »

Boston College routs Florida State for third straight ACC victory


The Seminoles failed to score a touchdown for the first time since 2008. And while the Seminoles deserved to lose the game by the 32-point margin they did, they were the victim of a bad call. The slumping Seminoles fell to 2-5 and 2-4 and had to endure a crash of BC fans that stormed the field as time expired. All of this left Addazio and the Eagles with a sense of satisfaction, if not accomplishment and, of course, vindication to the doubters going into their bye week. Read More »

India aims at cricket ODI series win against New Zealand


For India Shikhar Dhawan and Dinesh Karthik scored half-centuries to see of the Kiwis with 4 overs left. Yuzvendra Chahal struck twice, while Axar Patel took a single wicket. After losing the first ODI, India bounced back in style to draw level in the series. The top three did not do much either in Pune but with Taylor and Latham also not firing on that occasion, they ended up with a below par 230. Read More »

Ben Stokes Hailed as 'Hero' by Gay Duo


Barry, who claimed that he and O'Connell had been called "batty boys" added: "I'm not a fighter and we didn't want a fight". 'I can't see a better place to go and hopefully we can put in some really good performances and do something special'. Read More »

Winx creates history with third Cox Plate


Winx's trainer, Chris Waller , gave credit to the field for making it a competitive race. Bowman was caught wide in the early stages before easing Winx to settle fifth in the running line. "As I said she is an wonderful athlete", Bowman told Channel 7. "Humidor has run out of his skin, absolutely". "She will be recognized as one of the greatest horses to grace the Australian turf, and to be a part of her career I can't explain how much that means". Read More »

2.0 audio songs: Rajinikanth-Akshay Kumar's music album launched in style


Akshay will portray as the prime antagonist of the film, as an eccentric scientist called Richard, while Rajinikanth returns as scientist Vaseegaran. The lavish event began with some scintillating dance performances dedicated to Rajinikanth while actress Amy Jackson , who also features in 2.0, grooved to the beats of the first song from the film. Read More »

There Could Be An 'Ace Ventura' Reboot On Its Way


Often cited as one of the best sports comedies out there, the original Major League hit theaters in 1989, and starred notable names like Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, and Wesley Snipes. The trade blog also mentions that there are also discussions with a showrunner for a Dead Ringers series reboot. One major production company is now relaunching itself and planning to bank big on the properties in its library. Read More »

Kellen Moore: Signs with Dallas' practice squad

Moore, 28, confusingly lasted three years with the Cowboys even being thrust into playing in three games during the teams very bad 2015 season. Per ESPN's Todd Archer , the Cowboys prevented the Eagles from claiming tight end Blake Jarwin from their practice squad. Read More »

With Butler back, Timberwolves top Thunder, 119-116

Karl-Anthony Towns had 33 points and 19 rebounds to lead Minnesota . The scores had been tied at 59-59 at halftime, and Minnesota led bya single point (90-89) heading into the final stanza. Minnesota and Oklahoma City already played one instant classic in the last week and will try for another when the Thunder visit the Timberwolves on Friday. Read More »