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Improved Iowa State Ready To Take Its Shot At Texas

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Texas starting quarterback Shane Buechele has been taking most of the snaps with the first team after missing the last two games with a sore shoulder. "We played great defense", Herman said. With the game being the main attraction on opening night of Week 5, the Cyclones will be busting out a brand new look. Read More »

Davante Adams evaluated for head, neck injuries after helmet-to-helmet hit

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Adams played with Carr during the Raiders quarterback's junior and senior (2012-13) seasons at Fresno State, catching 233 passes for 3,031 yards and 38 touchdowns during that span. Packers receiver Jordy Nelson immediately waved for trainers to come onto the field and assist Adams, who appeared to lose consciousness. While being taken off the field, Adams gave a thumbs up with his right hand, reassuring fans he was conscious and able to move his body. Read More »

Pochettino on Tottenham ace Harry Kane: 'It will not help him'

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But Pochettino rejected reports he had suggested Kane was better than Madrid superstar Ronaldo , insisting he was determined not to put any pressure on his star asset. "We can not put such pressure on Harry because he's still so young". Having come through the ranks at Tottenham, Harry Kane spent three seasons on loan at Leyton Orient, Millwall, Norwich City and Leicester City, before having his breakout season in 2014/15, scoring 31 goals for Spurs in all competitions. Read More »

Jim Calhoun putting together team for Division III school St. Joseph

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The Division III school is in the process of starting a men's basketball program and wouldn't begin competitive play until the 2018-19 season. Calhoun is still under contract at UConn and can not take the title of coach at St. He said he thought being around basketball would satisfy him, but it did just the opposite. To be clear: Calhoun's title will be consultant, and he said that this season he will recruit exclusively, with the help of former UConn assistant Glen Miller, to put ... Read More »

Vettel not relying on Hamilton misfortune

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Such is the way of a sport more adept at sanitising than a bag of face wipes. Sebastian Vettel is wasting no energy in his title fight with Lewis Hamilton . Vettel: 'I'm not too fussed about the amount of points [between him and Hamilton]. It's not my year in terms of Sunday finishes, but in general you have to try to stay positive, and to look at the positives. Read More »

Arizona launches independent investigation into Richardson scandal

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Richardson, along with University of Southern California's Tony Bland, Auburn's Chuck Person and Oklahoma State's Lamont Evans, were among the 10 people charged Tuesday with federal crimes. We work under the basic directive that all department personnel operate within applicable laws and NCAA rules. Oklahoma State's Lamont Evans, Emanuel Richardson of Arizona, Tony Bland of USC, and Auburn University's Chuck Person - a former National Basketball Association player - are some the coaches ... Read More »

Anthony Martial still faces return to Manchester United bench

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Their efforts in the Premier League have delivered 16 points - five more than Liverpool - while they have also progressed in the Carabao Cup and collected two wins in the Champions League. He added: "I didn't see that as much, just a little bit of relaxation, a reaction by the home team with the normal pride to try to score, to try to have a different result and we just relaxed a little bit". Read More »

Presidents Cup: US lead worldwide team after opening round

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At one point, a fan threw a cap down for Clinton to sign. Despite those two triumphs, the global team was not about to concede anything on Day 1 as Adam Scott and Jhonattan Vegas traded momentum swings with Dustin Johnson and Matt Kuchar of the United States. Read More »

Panthers officials believe Cam Newton's body is breaking down

Perhaps most alarming are the scoring numbers. While he had just four carries for 16 yards in last Sunday's 34-13 loss to the Saints, the former Stanford running back caught nine passes for 101 yards and could see even more targets in New England after injuries to wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin and tight end Greg Olsen . Read More »

Conte lashes tight turnaround for Man City clash

It wasn't easy but we did it and we are very satisfied'. Chelsea , the reigning EPL champs, will move level on points with City if they can record the win . However, the centre-back was available to play in the Champions League versus Atletico as his suspension only counts for domestic competitions. Pulling the strings has been De Bruyne's role with three assists to his name already, and the Belgium worldwide comes into the Chelsea clash having scored his first goal of the season ... Read More »

Silver expects NBA players to stand during national anthem

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Sources: The NBA's draft lottery reform passed 28-1-1. The draft changes - which expand the number of picks in the lottery from three to four, even the odds for teams with the three worst records and smooth out the declining odds from there on out - received the necessary 23 votes from the NBA's 30 owners and will be enacted in 2019. Read More »

Louisiana public schools send unconstitutional warnings about students who protest during anthem

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Punishments for kneeling during the anthem, they argued, likely wouldn't hold up in court. Continued failure to reply will result in removal from the team. Both of those players, and others, have weighed in on the principal's letter. Read the full memo here . "The LHSAA is a principal's organization whereas in these situations the LHSAA Rules and Regulations do not take precedence", the association noted in 2016 when the issue original arose when National Football League quarterback ... Read More »

West Indies fall short against England in rainy fourth ODI

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At which point the Trinidadian Evin Lewis lit up the afternoon with a sensational innings of 176 from 130 balls. A defeat was cruel on the West Indies for whom Evin Lewis (176, retired hurt) and Alzarri Joseph (five for 56) produced ODI-best performances . Read More »

Stokes' Ashes in fresh doubt after 'brawl' footage

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Sky News understands that Stokes will be interviewed under caution by detectives, following the release of the video. The first Test will be played at the Gabba in Brisbane from November 23-27. After spending the remainder of Monday night in custody, Stokes was released under investigation. Bristol police said officers were called to a "disorder" on a CBD street at 2.35am on Monday (local time). Read More »

Gundogan talks up Man City qualities; fires warning to Chelsea

This game will have big ramifications for the title race even this early in the season, and a win for Chelsea would put them level on points with the visitors to Stamford Bridge. Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has warned Chelsea that his teammates are ready for Saturday's showdown at Stamford Bridge. Last four league meetings between the two sides have ended with more than 2.5 goals. Read More »

Late Apollon Limassol Goal Denies Everton First Group Stage Win

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Ronald Koeman has confirmed that Everton are set to offer Senegal global Idrissa Gueye a new contract. "Sometimes when you are struggling you are too afraid to play football", he told BT Sport. "The challenge is to get the team full of confidence". "The feeling is like a defeat, not even a draw". The hosts were hot and cold in the first half, starting well and then promptly switching off allowing the Cypriot side to score first after a combination of mistakes from the backline. Read More »

Vikings QB Sam Bradford misses another practice, seems unlikely to play Sunday

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Zimmer said that Bradford does not need surgery. Case Keenum has been bad then very good in his two starts, with the possible return of Teddy Bridgewater looming in a few weeks. In that game, Keenum completed 25 of 33 passes for 369 yards and three touchdowns. Last Friday, Bradford received a second opinion on his left knee from Dr. Read More »

Bill Murray Rumored To Star As Maddon In Cubs Movie

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Murray, who recently signed on to voice a character in the new DreamWorks film "B.O.O.", has not commented on the potential role, but Maddon has and he thinks it's an "awesome" idea. Murray even wound up in the Cubs' locker room interviewing players and team President Theo Epstein after the team clinched the series in Game 7 . Australian director and baseball fan Shane Abbess will direct from a script by Ram Getz and John Corcoran. Read More »

Benjamin Mendy's Knee Injury Diagnosed as Ruptured ACL, to Undergo Surgery

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Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy faces a long spell out after tests confirmed he has ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. "Benjamin will undergo surgery tomorrow in Barcelona, and everyone at the club wishes him a speedy recovery", added City, who travel to Chelsea for Saturday's clash between the reigning champions and current leaders. Read More »

NFL Players are Violating League Rules with Blessings of Leaders

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But by wading into the debate about protests by mostly African-American players during pre-game National Anthem ceremonies, Trump is exacerbating questions about his own attitude toward race and his apparent determination to keep tugging at the societal and cultural fault lines in American politics. Read More »

West Ham, Tottenham hit with Football Association charges after London Stadium skirmish

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Despite playing his final Premier League game for West Ham on January 2nd 2017, no Hammers' player has assisted (6) or created as many goalscoring chances (74) as Dimitri Payet since the start of 2016-17 in the competition. Carroll, Llorente, Winston Reid and Eric Dier were booked for their part in the melee and both clubs will now have to answer an FA misconduct charge . Read More »

Theo Walcott, Olivier Giroud net in Arsenal win over BATE Borisov

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One of his 100 goals, a scorpion kick against Crystal Palace in January, has been nominated for the 2017 Puskas award. Arsenal had raced into a three goal lead before half an hour was up, with the excellent Jack Wilshere setting up Walcott before the keeper gifted Theo a simple second with an very bad clearance straight to the striker. Read More »

Bar uses doormats of players Marshawn Lynch, Colin Kaepernick

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A veterans bar in Lake Ozark, Missouri , has been criticized for its "creative" doormat jerseys denouncing NFL players who have refused to stand during the national anthem. In a now-deleted post on the bar's Facebook page , Burle or a bar staff member wrote that people judging Burle for the doormat had never stepped foot in the bar, implying they were hypocrites for stereotyping him while charging him with racism. Read More »

National Football League owners 'afraid' to take action against kneeling players

But let's be clear: There is no reason, at this point, to give Trump the benefit of any doubt. On Twitter Tuesday, Trump suggested that the NFL "set a rule" that players cannot kneel during the national anthem . But a half-hour later, NASCAR's most popular driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., responded by tweeting, " All Americans R granted rights 2 peaceful protests". Read More »

'Man Utd need a Messi or Ronaldo to win CL' - Ferdinand

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Under the present arrangement overseas TV revenue - worth around £3 billion - is shared equally among all 20 Premier League clubs , while two-thirds of domestic broadcast income is divided according to where clubs finish in the table and how many times their matches are shown live. Read More »

Locals react to planned protest during Packers game Thursday

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The Packers play again Thursday when they host the Bears. Here are our Week Four Bears keys to victory. He caught six passes on nine targets for 52 yards and two touchdowns. That is how efficient the Bears secondary is against the top wide receivers in fantasy football . They had eight each of the last two years, franchise lows. Read More »

Nike's EYBL AAU league reportedly under FBI investigation, too

Sources familiar with the investigation confirmed to ESPN and ABC News that Nike's grassroots basketball division, referred to as the Elite Youth Basketball League , has been served with a subpoena, as federal prosecutors in NY and the FBI dig deeper into what they've called the " dark underbelly " of college basketball. Read More »

Antonio Conte on Premier League fixture schedule

This is one of those "classic six-pointers" and an undeniably big game to win. United's start to the season has been almost ideal, as Jose Mourinho's side is tied with Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table with 13 points. Read More »

Raphael Varane Signs New Real Madrid Contract

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Then in a previous role as a club adviser, Zidane played a key role in bringing Varane to Madrid as an 18-year-old back in 2011 from Lens . The 24-year-old France worldwide central defender, who joined Los Blancos from Lens for 10million euros in summer 2011 and has made nearly 200 appearances for the club, will have his new deal officially announced on Thursday. Read More »

Kane: Ronaldo And Messi Are My Motivation

I want to be one of the best players in the world, so when people put stuff up and I see I am close to those players [Messi and Ronaldo] it is a great incentive to get even closer and go to the next step. "I think for him he has got a lot of things to prove in the Champions League". For sure, he will lead the national team and he will lead Tottenham. Read More »