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Sports Ezekiel Elliott reveals what Dallas Cowboys MUST do to reach the playoffs
Author: 0 Ezekiel Elliott reveals what Dallas Cowboys MUST do to reach the playoffs

As folks were sitting down to seconds, or possibly third servings on Thanksgiving, the Dallas Cowboys were busy taking over first place in the NFC East . "I've been putting in extra time with my coaches, with Dak", Cooper said. But McCoy settled in with a couple of third-down passes to Jordan Reed to keep drives going, then hit Vernon Davis in stride on a 53-yard touchdown - the longest Washington completion of the season - for a 7-7 tie.

Sports Texas A&M Just Had The Craziest Ending Of The Season
Author: 0 Texas A&M Just Had The Craziest Ending Of The Season

While both Joe Burrow and Kellen Mond have had impressive performances throughout this game, their abilities both as passers and runners were on full display in overtime . The Texas A&M signal-caller also connected on a game-winning two-point conversion in the seventh overtime for the win. The Tigers and Aggies scored more points in overtimes (84) than they did in regulation (62).

Sports Ireland's Schmidt hints at departure after World Cup
Author: 0 Ireland's Schmidt hints at departure after World Cup

But Ireland , now one of the favourites for next year's World Cup in Japan, scored 33 unanswered points in a second half which saw Conway complete his treble and Tadhg Beirne, Stuart McCloskey, Quinn Roux and John Ryan also score tries. "I guess on Monday, ya, we'll make a decision", Schmidt reaffirmed, before stating that he had no intention of "mucking anyone around". Schmidt admitted he was happy with the nature of Ireland's victory, in closing out a November series of four wins on the ...

Sports Kohli: Drawn series fair reflection of how we played
Author: 0 Kohli: Drawn series fair reflection of how we played

But late resistance from Marcus Stoinis and Nathan Coulter-Nile, unbeaten on 25 and 13 respectively, set a daunting challenge for their opponents. They got off to a flyer in the powerplay and it's hard to peg them back. Fall of Wickets: 1-68, 2-73, 3-73, 4-90, 5-119, 6-131. "We've given ourselves the chance, I guess, but we need to make sure we get the job done tomorrow night", stated Lanning.

Sports Pocock fails fitness test, out for Australia against England
Author: 0 Pocock fails fitness test, out for Australia against England

Earlier this week, England scrum coach Neal Hatley spoke of their admiration for Pocock, saying: "We know what a good player he is". Neither player has been fined and remained with the squad in London. "Sometimes you get a bit of pain, but in the end you get a lot of gain". Johnson, who has worked with Scotland head coach Vern Cotter to turn the small Test nation into Six Nations and World Cup contenders over the past few years, has been linked to a move back to Australia for some time.

Sports Nissan former executive Kelly defends Ghosn compensation - NHK
Author: 0 Nissan former executive Kelly defends Ghosn compensation - NHK

Saikawa said he could not reveal all details of what had happened because the case was still under investigation. Both were arrested earlier in the week after a Nissan investigation uncovered evidence of serious wrongdoing including under-reporting remuneration and personal use of company assets.

Sports MC Mary Kom wins record sixth gold medal at World Boxing Championship
Author: 0 MC Mary Kom wins record sixth gold medal at World Boxing Championship

Mary Kom is expected to compete in the 51kg in the next World Championships in Russian Federation in 2019 as well as the continental championships which India is bidding to host. "I was a little bit emotional because for the last few years, I was not able to fight in 48kg category", Kom said after the bout. The class and experience was on full display as she outboxed her Ukrainian rival with five judges giving all three rounds to the Indian.

Sports Star Player ruled out of Ind-Aus T20I Series - Replacement announced!
Author: 0 Star Player ruled out of Ind-Aus T20I Series - Replacement announced!

Australia got off to an excellent start by winning the first T20 match in Brisbane even though various factors were going against them, and that should give them a much-needed boost in confidence after a hard spell in 2018. The only option to do so is in leaving out Khaleel Ahmed then, who despite being a touch expensive in the first game has justified his selection thus far.

Sports Brawl erupts during 2018 Egg Bowl
Author: 0 Brawl erupts during 2018 Egg Bowl

Mississippi State was leading 28-3 at the time. Four players were ejected from the Egg Bowl between Mississippi and No. 22 Mississippi State after a fight at the end of the third quarter. The most exciting part of the game's final 30 minutes came on a play that didn't even count. Nick Fitzgerald completed 11 of 18 passes, throwing for 111 yards and one touchdown.

Sports Bears beat Lions in Thanksgiving day game at Ford Field
Author: 0 Bears beat Lions in Thanksgiving day game at Ford Field

Grinding it out: The Bears became the first team to play a Thursday day game after a Sunday night game since the 1970 NFL-AFL merger. This game marks the second time this year that Stafford did not throw for a touchdown and the third time that he threw multiple interceptions.

Sports Mike Ditka recovering after suffering heart attack
Author: 0 Mike Ditka recovering after suffering heart attack

Mike Ditka is best known as a former coach of the NFL's Chicago Bears , the team he led to a Super Bowl title in January 1986. "He appreciates the outpouring of support and expects to be home soon". Ditka fashioned a 106-62-0 record in his 11 seasons with the Bears before going on to coach the New Orleans Saints for three seasons. For his career, Ditka had 427 receptions for 5,812 yards and 43 touchdowns in 158 games.

Sports All-round Australia beat West Indies by 71 runs
Author: 0 All-round Australia beat West Indies by 71 runs

Knight said: "It was a great opportunity for Amy taking over the gloves for this tour and obviously batting at number three in that key position and she's been great". England have played in three finals for one win, while Australia have three wins from their four appearances. Having watched the Indian eves lose the World T20 semifinal against England by eight wickets at North Sound, Antigua , Jhulan couldn't help but recall her team's loss to the same opponents in the 50-over World Cup ...

Sports I never had personal issues with Alonso, says Hamilton
Author: 0 I never had personal issues with Alonso, says Hamilton

The top six have split tyre strategies for the race. On the second run, I had some lap time to gain as I had some traffic on the first lap. So he will start from sixth place on the hypersofts compared to the ultrasofts being used by the five cars ahead of him.

Sports India vs Australia 1st T20I: Everything you want to know
Author: 0 India vs Australia 1st T20I: Everything you want to know

Of course missed chances in the field had their own impacts. The 31-year-old said, "We do play different shots now". Apart from Yadav's stunning effort, India were rather poor in the field. Therefore, and I think the other thing, the Indian players all gain a tremendous amount of faith and belief in him. We have played here before as well and that experience is quite handy.

Sports Carlos Tevez: Authorities tried force Boca to play final
Author: 0 Carlos Tevez: Authorities tried force Boca to play final

Argentinian football has a reputation for chaos and violence, and the "Superclasico" rivalry between these two sides lived up to the billing, and then some, before the second leg of the Copa Libertadores final - South America's equivalent of Europe's Champions League.

Sports Offense fizzles in snowy Apple Cup defeat
Author: 0 Offense fizzles in snowy Apple Cup defeat

Police said about 280 University of Washington band members and staff are being housed temporarily at the elementary school. "The injuries reported were cuts, complaints of general pain and back pain, but the injuries are not believed to be critical".

Sports France seeks rare repeat in 'last' Davis Cup final
Author: 0 France seeks rare repeat in 'last' Davis Cup final

The last two teams standing in Lille this weekend, France and Croatia, earned their places in the familiar knock-out style, reducing the 16 World Group nations through three previous rounds to this title bout. "We have a new opportunity. They also sent us some messages". Roger Federer doesn't want to play a first round in Kazakhstan, but a semifinal in Basel, in front of 20,000 Swiss fans? But he is confident that he will be ready and will not be worn out after last week's exit from the ...

Sports Mary Kom reaches final of World Championship 48kg final
Author: 0 Mary Kom reaches final of World Championship 48kg final

Mary entered the event with a tally of five gold medals and a silver to her credit. This is a remarkable feat for Sonia, who is playing in the World Championships for the first time and her win was a tribute to her superior defensive technique against the North Korean, who had secured silver in the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta .

Sports Unai Emery says Arsenal can finish in the Premier League top four
Author: 0 Unai Emery says Arsenal can finish in the Premier League top four

I change things normally. "He started to train with us, every day, one month ago", Emery told reporters. "In pre-season we also had [Konstantinos] Mavropanos - but he is injured now, we had Chambers and we chose to let him go on loan to Fulham and we decided that Rob Holding stayed here", explained Emery.

Sports Kubica reveals inner belief after completing improbable F1 return
Author: 0 Kubica reveals inner belief after completing improbable F1 return

Williams Martini Racing have announced that Robert Kubica will make his long awaited Formula 1 return, racing for the team in the 2019 FIA Formula One World championship alongside FIA Formula 2 points leader George Russell . "This is, I think, more and more the way of thinking, that people see my limitations and they are asking how it's possible I can do it". How well Kubica does depends not only him but also the quality of a Williams vehicle that struggled throughout 2018.

Sports Potential Liverpool lineup against Watford: Lallana out; Salah, Shaqiri start
Author: 0 Potential Liverpool lineup against Watford: Lallana out; Salah, Shaqiri start

Jürgen Klopp dismissed a suggestion from Egypt head coach Javier Aguirre that Mohamed Salah could leave Liverpool if the club's trophy drought does not end. A win against the Hornets on Saturday would allow the Reds to keep up the pace with the champions and should Pep Guardiola's men slip up against West Ham United, Liverpool would jump to the top of the table.

Sports Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri: We've had a mental problem
Author: 0 Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri: We've had a mental problem

They are very risky, very unsafe in the offensive phase, very risky in the short counter-attacks. In the match, they run a lot, too. While the team chase elusive silverware, Pochettino is fearful his stars are at risk of both physical and psychological fatigue.

Sports UCF Knights Hit Top 10 in College Football Playoff Rankings
Author: 0 UCF Knights Hit Top 10 in College Football Playoff Rankings

At that point Notre Dame would likely reach the playoff no matter what it does against Southern California this weekend. James Franklin's team moved up two spots from its previous season-high ranking of No. The victor of both games will play for the national title on January 7 inside of Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. UCF's resume also got a boost when Pitt entered the rankings at No.

Sports Real Madrid deny Ramos doping breach allegations
Author: 0 Real Madrid deny Ramos doping breach allegations

According to the latest Football Leaks reports, Ramos failed a doping test following the 2017 Champions League final but it was allegedly covered up by Uefa . "With regards to the reports published by Der Spiegel in relation to our captain, Sergio Ramos , the club wishes to express the following", the Madrid statement said.

Sports Phil Mickelson beats Tiger Woods on 22nd hole in $9m showdown
Author: 0 Phil Mickelson beats Tiger Woods on 22nd hole in $9m showdown

Woods and Mickelson tied the first hole, and their match continues. As the action involving Woods and Mickelson failed to offer much in the way of entertainment, former National Basketball Association star Charles Barkley - working as a television pundit at the event - was handed a challenge of his own by Astros pitcher Justin Verlander.

Sports Stephen Curry uninjured after auto crash in Oakland
Author: 0 Stephen Curry uninjured after auto crash in Oakland

Curry did not have any injuries as a result, but his vehicle was not so lucky. The CHP spokesman said weather likely played a factor in the crash as it has been raining. He was injured in an early November blow-out loss to Milwaukee and was not scheduled to return to the line-up at least for another three games. Curry, who has missed the last seven games with a strained groin, is averaging 29.5 points and 6.1 assists this season.

Sports 5 things to know about new Edmonton Oilers coach Ken Hitchcock
Author: 0 5 things to know about new Edmonton Oilers coach Ken Hitchcock

Ken Hitchcock - yes, the veteran bench boss that has indicated at the end of the last two seasons that he's through with coaching - has been tabbed to lead the Oilers out of the darkness - ending another brief stint in retirement. The San Jose Sharks are coming off a 4-0 win over the St. Louis Blues. He led the Stars to a Stanley Cup in 1999 and was named the NHL's best coach in 2011-2012.

Sports Former Gamecock outfielder dealt by Yankees in trade with Seattle
Author: 0 Former Gamecock outfielder dealt by Yankees in trade with Seattle

According to MLbtraderumors, the Yankees and Mariners have annouced a trade with James Paxton going to NY and Justus Sheffield and two other minor leaguers going to the Mariners. Paxton never threw more than 175 innings in a season, so his durability is a big question mark. So who is Justus Sheffield? Sheffield made his debut with the Yankees out of the bullpen in September, but is projected to be a mid-rotation starter.

Sports Manchester United's Jose Mourinho targets top four by end of the year
Author: 0 Manchester United's Jose Mourinho targets top four by end of the year

A fresh round of discussions have been opened, but an agreement seems far away at this stage, and with Martial's good run of form, United want the player to keep on improving. "Fellaini also stayed, no national team, they also let him stay in spite of playing 90 minutes against Manchester City ". Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante has adapted a different role this season under Maurizio Sarri , where at times he's given more licence to join in with the attack.

Sports Pep Guardiola: I can’t be f*****d reading about Jurgen Klopp!
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola: I can’t be f*****d reading about Jurgen Klopp!

In fact, that result is only one of three outings City have failed to win this term, the other two being a 2-1 Champions League defeat to Lyon and a 1-1 draw away to Wolves. We are on top of the table and we have the desire to achieve that [back-to-back titles]. "Luckily, things are going well for me. It is the only country that five or six [teams] can win the Premier League ", Guardiola added.

Sports Venus Williams settles wrongful death suit
Author: 0 Venus Williams settles wrongful death suit

The wife of the victim sued the tennis star for wrongful death. TMZ Sports reports that according to court documents filed in Palm Beach County, Florida, that Jerome Barson's estate and Williams reached an agreement. While initial reports indicated that police had ruled Williams was at fault, stating that she caused the accident by being in the intersection during a red light, the footage showed that a vehicle made a left turn in front of Williams, who stopped to avoid a collision, ...

Sports Phil Mickelson Challenges Tiger Woods to $200K Hole
Author: 0 Phil Mickelson Challenges Tiger Woods to $200K Hole

On Tuesday, the duo sat down for a press conference in one final bit of promotion for the pay-per-view event, and it didn't take long for Woods and Mickelson to put even more money on the line. The bragging rights are the thing. "Every time I see you I want to be able to rub it in". Woods had racked up eight major wins before Mickelson broke his duck in 2004.

Sports Duke Loses Its Unbeatable Mystique In Loss To Gonzaga
Author: 0 Duke Loses Its Unbeatable Mystique In Loss To Gonzaga

However, Gonzaga has controlled the pace from the onset and has given Duke its first real challenge of the season. Third-ranked Gonzaga battled back in the second half for the second night in a row, overcoming gritty Arizona 91-74. "A lot of credit goes to our coaching staff keeping our head in it, but in the huddle we stayed positive and we stuck together", said Zags senior guard Josh Perkins, "Adversity hit, but at times like that, we stuck together and that's what came out the win ...

Sports Unai Emery: 'Arsenal were in decline and had lost defensive structure'
Author: 0 Unai Emery: 'Arsenal were in decline and had lost defensive structure'

Former PSG coach Emery has enjoyed an encouraging first few months as Wenger's successor, with Arsenal now unbeaten in 16 matches and buoyed by impressive performances against Liverpool , Fulham and Leicester. "Arsenal were falling. We had to stop that and start to lift them". "I think one of the characteristics of the Premier League is the fact every game is very demanding and you need to overcome that if you want to finish in the top four", Emery said.

Sports Mitch Trubisky Injury: When Will Bears QB Return to Play?
Author: 0 Mitch Trubisky Injury: When Will Bears QB Return to Play?

Those talking about the Vikings' 25-20 loss to the Bears on Sunday Night Football are probably discussing just how bad Kirk Cousins looked. Coach Matt Nagy unleashed a fire hose on it Tuesday when he strode into the media room and announced that Mitch Trubisky has a sore right (throwing) shoulder and his status for the Bears' "Turkey Bowl" in Detroit is uncertain.

Sports Martin O'Neill praises supporters after ending five-year association with Ireland
Author: 0 Martin O'Neill praises supporters after ending five-year association with Ireland

O'Neill, who led Ireland out of the group stage of the European Championships for the first time and was just one game away from qualifying for their first World Cup since 2002 this time previous year, has endured a torrid 2018. They have been unable to recover from that setback and have failed to win a competitive game in 2018. McCarthy, who led Ireland to the 2002 World Cup before taking charge of Sunderland, is now the favourite to replace O'Neill.

Sports Ivan Lendl lays the groundwork for Alexander Zverev to emulate Andy Murray
Author: 0 Ivan Lendl lays the groundwork for Alexander Zverev to emulate Andy Murray

But the giant South African landed just 48 percent of first serves in the first set and Djokovic was ruthless in punishing his opponent, breaking in the first game and repeating the feat before serving out for the set. The opening set saw no break en route to the tie-break, where Djokovic saved a set point with three consecutive points for an 8-6 win. "It's something that doesn't bother me, you know, to work hard in the off-season", he said.

Sports Neymar, Mbappe injured ahead of PSG-Liverpool clash
Author: 0 Neymar, Mbappe injured ahead of PSG-Liverpool clash

Both Kylian Mbappe and Neymar were injured on global duty Tuesday, the effects of which remain to be seen for the Ligue 1 club (Perhaps it could be an opening for American attacker Tim Weah, or a huge opening for Liverpool as the Reds prepare to face PSG in the Champions League ).

Sports Manny Pacquiao Adrien Broner fight January 19 formally announced
Author: 0 Manny Pacquiao Adrien Broner fight January 19 formally announced

If victorious, Broner also will add a career-defining win against a future Hall of Famer to his already stellar resume. "I got three losses, he's got (seven)". Mayweather has said he would come out of retirement for the bout. Adrien Broner is a calibre fighter, he is a good fighter and we can not underestimate him.

Sports National Basketball Association star Durant fined $25,000 for harsh words to heckler
Author: 0 National Basketball Association star Durant fined $25,000 for harsh words to heckler

Yesterday afternoon the National Basketball Association announced that Kevin Durant had been fined $25,000 for cursing at a fan in Dallas during the Warriors' loss to the Mavericks over the weekend. Reacting to the news, the Golden State star said heckling was "corny" and 'weak'. A cell phone video of the confrontation obtained by TMZ Sports showed Durant walking to the spectator's courtside seat behind a basket and say: "Watch the.