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Sports Iowa St., Wazzou clash in the Alamo
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With graduate transfer quarterback Gardner Minshew , the Cougars lead the country in passing yards per game (379.8). The Cougars failed to climb a spot in the final CFP tally Sunday, meaning they're headed for the Alamo Bowl at San Antonio instead of one of the coveted New Year's Six bowls.

Sports Allegri: Juventus a team of champions and 'men of character'
Author: 0 Allegri: Juventus a team of champions and 'men of character'

Juventus dominated the game before which tributes were paid to former Fiorentina captain and Italian worldwide Davide Astori who died suddenly last March. Earlier in Ferrara, Jasmin Kurtic struck twice to help hosts Spal draw 2-2 against Empoli despite a dismissal and inch away from the drop zone. Juventus looked to consolidate their lead but both sides had their chances until Chiellini's scuffed volley nestled in the net in the 69th minute.

Sports Modric makes history to break Messi-Ronaldo Ballon d’Or duopoly
Author: 0 Modric makes history to break Messi-Ronaldo Ballon d’Or duopoly

France star Griezmann took third place in the poll, with fellow World Cup victor Mbappe was close behind. As he picked up the 63rd edition of the Ballon d'Or it represented a clean sweep of the highest accolades in global football, with the FIFA World Cup Golden Ball, FIFA Best Men's Player and the UEFA Men's Player of the Year.

Sports Former Seahawks CB Brandon Browner Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison
Author: 0 Former Seahawks CB Brandon Browner Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison

The La Verne Police Department news release details charges that include robbery, burglary and false imprisonment felonies as well as two misdemeanor counts of child endangerment. In the past two years, he has been arrested on suspicion of domestic battery, child endangerment and possessing cocaine. According to the Times, prosecutors alleged then that Browner inflicted "unjustifiable pain and mental suffering" against the women's 2-year-old and used "force and violence" against her.

Author: 0 Yankees Rumors: Patrick Corbin’s free agent decision coming soon

Corbin, 29, will nearly certainly get the most lucrative contract of any available pitcher. Free agent pitcher Patrick Corbin has reportedly agreed to a deal with the Nationals, pending physical, according to Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post .

Sports IPL 2019: Delhi Daredevils rechristened as Delhi Capitals
Author: 0 IPL 2019: Delhi Daredevils rechristened as Delhi Capitals

Kiran Kumar Grandhi, co-owner, Delhi Capitals said, "The new name symbolises Delhi's identity and just like the city, we are aiming to be the centre of all action going forward". Ahead of the 2019 edition, Delhi have got Shikhar Dhawan from Sunrisers Hyderabad in exchange of Vijay Shankar, Abhishek Sharma and Shahbaz Nadeem.

Sports Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa named as Heisman finalist
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Haskins will likely finish third in the Heisman voting behind either Murray or Tagovailoa. The 23-year-old Browns quarterback, who was a star playing with the Sooners from 2015-17, holds a lifetime vote for the award because he won it last season.

Sports Seattle becomes NHL's 32nd team after league approves expansion bid
Author: 0 Seattle becomes NHL's 32nd team after league approves expansion bid

A ground-breaking ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday in downtown Seattle . That exceeds the goal of 10,000 deposits - which was reached in the first 12 minutes. KeyArena will be gutted, essentially resulting in a brand new stadium at Seattle Center, in the shadows of the Space Needle. "We're working on the name and we're working on the tickets", Tippett said.

Sports Alexander-Arnold: Everton win gives Liverpool momentum
Author: 0 Alexander-Arnold: Everton win gives Liverpool momentum

It was a tough, tough match for both teams. The German insisted afterwards that he said sorry to Silva for a moment of disrespect but the Portuguese denied having received any apology for what he assumes was a reaction an unexpected result.

Sports Urban Meyer retiring at Ohio State
Author: 0 Urban Meyer retiring at Ohio State

At 54, Meyer is relatively young for a football coach, but health issues reportedly played a role in his decision. Offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Ryan Day will take over as head coach. Meyer's seventh season with Ohio State has been a controversial one that started with a three-game suspension for his handling of assistant Zach Smith's domestic violence arrest.

Sports Arsalan Khawaja: Australia cricket star's brother 'framed' terror suspect
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Police allege 39-year-old Arsalan Khawaja created a fake document "containing plans that purported to facilitate terrorism attacks". Its contents led to the wrongful arrest and imprisonment in August of Mohamed Nizamdeen, a 25-year-old PhD student and colleague of Mr Khawaja's at the Sydney university campus where he works.

Sports Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy out for season with broken right leg
Author: 0 Redskins quarterback Colt McCoy out for season with broken right leg

McCoy went to the locker room with a leg injury and was shown on TV limping considerably after getting an X-ray. "We have to get a plan ready for mark moving forward", Gruden said. McCoy took over and made his second straight start after the gruesome season-ending leg injury to Alex Smith . He threw an interception in the fourth quarter with the Redskins trailing 22-13 that snuffed a rally.

Sports Six burning questions for mouthwatering Test series between Australia and India
Author: 0 Six burning questions for mouthwatering Test series between Australia and India

If you are not part of the team, you have to make sure you keep your work ethics at the top level and once you get the chance you have to be ready to go. I think what they are trying to do is to re-engage with fans not just of this year but of tomorrow as well. "In the Shield games it's been really good, bit of a new-ball wicket, batters have got in once the ball's got a bit older, and it's spun".

Sports Kareem Hunt Went Unclaimed On Waivers, He's Officially A Free Agent
Author: 0 Kareem Hunt Went Unclaimed On Waivers, He's Officially A Free Agent

He reported the incident on January 11. All this comes on the heels of Friday's TMZ report which showed Hunt shoving and kicking a 19-year-old woman at a OH hotel back in February, prompting his release . He said he then struck Atkinson in the face with a closed fist followed by a group hitting him multiple times, the majority of which were kicks. The man said several witnesses told him that at least eight persons were involved in the assault.

Sports Bulls fire head coach Hoiberg
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The Bulls have lost their last six games and have the second worst record in the Eastern Conference. However, there is a case to be made in defense of Fred Hoiberg , and it's one that seems to be the prevailing sentiment. It was the front office that gave Cristiano Felicio a four-year, $32 million contract after he'd averaged just 4.8 points and 4.7 rebounds a night during the 2016-17 season.

Sports Notre Dame makes College Football Playoff
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AT&T Stadium has also hosted the Big 12 Championship game the past two years, including Saturday's contest which vaulted No. 4 Oklahoma (12-1, 9-1 Big 12) into the Playoff with a win over No. Notre Dame has its first undefeated regular season since 2012 when the Irish were 12-0 before losing 42-14 to Alabama in the BCS national championship game.

Sports Michelle Obama shelves Paris, Berlin trips for Bush funeral
Author: 0 Michelle Obama shelves Paris, Berlin trips for Bush funeral

More details are yet to come from the Bush family. The burial is scheduled to take place later that day at Bush's presidential library on the campus of Texas A&M University in College Station, located about 100 miles northwest of Houston, according to reports.

Sports Kerr misses out on first women's Ballon d'Or, Modric breaks duopoly
Author: 0 Kerr misses out on first women's Ballon d'Or, Modric breaks duopoly

I didn't really consider it a sexual harassment or anything in the moment. Hegerberg is a three-time Women's Champions League victor with French side Lyon and scored a tournament-record 15 times last season. He is the first Croatian to win the Ballon d'Or since it was initiated as a European award in 1956. Upon being named victor, voted for by her fellow pros and awarded by France Football magazine at a swanky ceremony in Paris, the 23-year-old made her way to the stage in a stunning ...

Sports Bill Belichick tells Adam Thielen to shut the f--- up
Author: 0 Bill Belichick tells Adam Thielen to shut the f--- up

That stopped the clock, and Bill Belichick then did decide to throw his red challenge flag. Kyle Van Noy could be seen rushing at Thielen. "I just thought the play was cheap", Thielen said in the Gillette Stadium visitors' locker room. The key now is a first-round bye, which the Patriots currently have lined up, but the Texans are also 8-3, while the Steelers are right there, too, at 7-2-1.

Sports Warriors F ‘unlikely’ to return on road trip
Author: 0 Warriors F ‘unlikely’ to return on road trip

The blame can't be placed on Kevin Durant , who ranked second in points per game. Kennard has not yet gone through a Pistons practice after suffering a separated shoulder on October 25 and Casey indicated before the game that even if Kennard had been in uniform it was unlikely he'd play over Langston Galloway, Glenn Robinson III or Stanley Johnson.

Sports Orange Bowl gets an Alabama-Oklahoma CFP matchup
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Hurts replaced an injured Tagovailoa during the fourth quarter of Saturday's game to rally back from a 28-21 deficit and defeat the Bulldogs, 35-28, to win the SEC Championship. Kyler Murray erupted for 379 yards and three touchdowns and the fifth-ranked Sooners avenged their lone loss of the season by knocking out the No. 9 Longhorns in the Big 12 title game in Arlington, Texas.

Sports Michigan, Florida will meet again, this time in Peach Bowl
Author: 0 Michigan, Florida will meet again, this time in Peach Bowl

It's been a forgettable season, but Mark Dantonio will tell you that it's a learning experience. It's Florida vs. MI in Peach Bowl. It'd be something to build on and as long as this team can remain healthy next season, there could be something special brewing - especially with how well this defense has played.

Sports Aguero gives Manchester City injury scare
Author: 0 Aguero gives Manchester City injury scare

Wilson was unable to make significant contact with Joshua King's cross, but City did not heed the let-off as the newly-capped England striker powered home a header from Simon Francis' ball into the box. The goal was the Belgian striker's first for his club since the middle of September, a drought lasting 981 minutes. 'I think the manager's tactics gave us a platform to compete with them.

Sports Chris Gayle awarded a payout of $221,000 for defamation damages
Author: 0 Chris Gayle awarded a payout of $221,000 for defamation damages

The jury found that the articles were prompted by malice, however Justice McCallum said she disregarded the defendants' malice in her assessment of damages. "The jury was misled in a way that prejudiced Fairfax, and Fairfax did not get a fair trial", the spokesperson said. Aggravated damages were not awarded and the figure was at the lower end of recent defamation payouts.

Sports Bush's service dog will go on to help other soldiers
Author: 0 Bush's service dog will go on to help other soldiers

President". To honor the former president, the global nonprofit Points of Light, founded by Bush, invited the public to celebrate Bush by giving a day of service in his memory. Bush named Roberts chief justice in 2005. George W. Bush posted on Instagram that Sully will be reassigned. Four days of events for Bush, who died Friday at age 94, include a state funeral at Washington's National Cathedral and a private service at his longtime church in Houston .

Sports Messi overtakes Ronaldo to reclaim Champions League goalscoring record
Author: 0 Messi overtakes Ronaldo to reclaim Champions League goalscoring record

In December 2007, Kaka won the Ballon d'Or and he wouldn't have known what a historic moment it would be for the Brazilian. Modric's starring roles, along with Griezmann's exploits in France's World Cup win earlier this year, have seen Barcelona icon Lionel Messi finally ousted from the reckoning for individual glory.

Sports Mesut Ozil reacts to Arsenal’s thrilling NLD win v Spurs
Author: 0 Mesut Ozil reacts to Arsenal’s thrilling NLD win v Spurs

The victory vaults Arsenal past Spurs in the Premier League table, with the Gunners now fourth and level with Tottenham on points but ahead on goal differential. "He has a back ache", Emery said. "But this is football". When you are young in this type of game always it is hard but I'm not going to focus on him - the team until 2-2 was good.

Sports Pittsburgh Steelers Meet The Opponent: LA Chargers
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With no semblance of a running game, the Chargers turned to Keenan Allen to move the football. Desmond King took a punt return 73 yards for a touchdown (a block in the back by the Chargers wasn't called when it could have been), and another two-point conversion tied the game.

Sports UEFA approves third club competition
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As part of Uefa's 2021-2024 cycle, the Europa League will be halved in size to 32 teams with an extra play-off round between the group stage and last 16. A new-style knockout round will replace the round of 32 in the Europa League. Teams that finish second in their Europa League group and third-placed teams from the eight Champions League groups will playoff to join the eight group winners in the last 16.

Sports Woods spared penalty in Hero Challenge
Author: 0 Woods spared penalty in Hero Challenge

Reed joined Cantlay after his pitch on 16th landed within three feet for a birdie and he added to that by holding a 12-foot curler for birdie on 18th. While he said he was "feeling a lot better" on Thursday, Woods was spotted affixing a bandage to the back of his left ankle at the 11th tee. It's been a long last week or so.