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New England Patriots Lineman Alan Branch Suspended 4 Games

How quickly the appeal process goes through holds some weight going forward. The first failed test requires entry into a drug rehab program, the second offense ...


Costa Rica routs United States as Americans drop to 0-2 in qualifying

The U.S. entered 0-8-1 in qualifiers at Costa Rica and was in danger of an 0-2 start in the hexagonal, the format for the final round of qualifying in the Nor...


Crystal Palace boss Pardew discusses Lampard me

And yet our performances suggest we can turn it around. Toure was applauded into the Selhurst Park dressing-room by his team-mates and said: 'My team-mates ...


Mourinho out to close gap on Arsenal

Arsene Wenger might still choose to start Sanchez from the bench, but the manager will be tempted to play the 27-year-old from the start, purely because of the ...


Guardiola's sex ban got best out of Messi - Nasri

Meanwhile, City are unbeaten in their last three games in all competitions. This game will not be televised in the UK. Palace goalkeeper Steve Mandanda is u...


Sergey Kovalev's power, Andre Ward's technique on display in superfight

Ward prefers to leave the trash talking in the ring and hopefully create the next great boxing rivalry with Kovalev. "In terms of pay-per-view numbers". Th...


Homelessness down 3 percent nationwide but increased in some cities

According to the latest national estimate by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), homelessness has specifically declined among families w...


Weather service warns against burning, expects record high in Columbia

However, Friday afternoon is expected to be sunny in most parts of the state. Friday: Expect a mix of sun and cloud with a high of 9 C. Today: It will b...


Is Klay Thompson Actually Being Traded?

Specifically, the indication was that Golden State might be in conversations with the Boston Celtics to send Klay back east ( more on that here ). But I didn't ...


Manning throws 3 TDs as Giants beat Bengals

Jeremy Hill and Giovani Bernard lead a running game that averages 120.3 yards, while Dalton has had a 100-plus quarterback rating in four of his past five st...


Blue Jays Making A Push For Kendrys Morales

Silver Slugger award at designated hitter. Sources: Kendrys Morales to #BlueJays , three years, $33M, pending physical. What do you think about the pro...


Ranked Murray downs Cilic in London opener

He said: "It was a great reception, obviously". "I played one of my best matches that I've played here over the years and I will just try and keep going until...


Tough Tommy: Armstrong leads No. 21 Cornhuskers past Gophers

Minnesota (7-3 overall, 4-3 in the Big Ten) threatened to tie the game late but Mitch Leidner's pass at the Nebraska 17 was intercepted by cornerback Keiron Wi...


42-year-old knuckleballer RA Dickey agrees with Braves

It is doubtful that the Braves target any aces however, as they have made it known they are not looking to give up any of their top prospects that teams would e...


Houston Texans @ Jacksonville Jaguars Preview and Prediction

The Texans secondary will get tested against Blake Bortles and his talented duo at wide receiver of Allen Robinson and Allen Hurns. The first-round draft pi...


Baylor QB Russell expected to be out year with ankle injury

The day got even worse for Baylor with Oklahoma running away with the win 45-24. "Just really, really sad because you love the kid so much". There are few pos...


Lionel Messi Could Now Miss Out on the 2018 World Cup

With just 16 points, Argentina is in sixth place of 10 teams competing for four South American spots. The path to the next World Cup is getting tougher, wit...


Chris Smalling injury: Man United boss Jose Mourinho red faced

Having already lost Eric Bailly to a long-term injury-the Ivorian may return for the English Premier League game against Tottenham Hotspur on December 11-Mourin...


Trump and Obama meet in White House to begin transition talks

He added: "We've seen that when he feels slighted, when he feels criticized, he reacts quite fiercely". "And we were pleased to be in a position to provide that...


Rugby League: Wayne Bennett warns England team ahead of Australia

England's Scott Taylor says he is working hard to try and prove himself to Wayne Bennett ahead of Sunday's clash with Australia. "I started coaching in 1977 ...


Leverkusen's 1st Champs League win; Spurs winless at Wembley

But we need to find the solution. Tottenham are now second in the group E with four points, but if they lose Leverkusen would have six and they still have t...


Good as Gold: Posey, Rizzo, Lindor among Gold Glove winners

The 28-year-old frequently put his premium speed and range on display in PNC Park's expansive left field , but his arm may have been his most valuable weapon. ...


California Faces Major Reversal If Trump, Congress Scrap Health Law

If Trump were to do just enough to cause the insurance exchanges to fail, he said , "that would put pressure on Congress.to reopen the law". Still, the perso...


Romo's availability now up to coaches

Now the only question is will the Dallas Cowboys coaching staff allow Romo - who sources told ESPN's Ed Werder he's ready to suit up - to step in for Dak Pr...


Thanks in part to defensive chaos, 1-5 Wizards 'frustrated'

Phil Jackson hasn't been pleased with the Knicks' performance on offense, particularly with the number of times the team has run the triangle offense. Jackson, ...


Conor McGregor: UFC in NY couldn't happen without me

UFC 205 takes places on November 12th at 11pm and it's presumed that Conor's fight against Eddie will take place around 5.30am. They included Conor's comments...


Liverpool goes top of EPL, United ends 4-match winless run

But while City were plotting Barcelona's downfall and the Gunners were venturing out to Bulgaria and back, Liverpool's players were still being put through th...


Big Ten to add six Friday night games

Penn State has informed the Big Ten that it will not host a Friday primetime contest in the future, but it has agreed to play one per year on the road, and is a...


National Basketball Association extension tracker: Victor Oladipo, others cash in at deadline

Adams 13 points and 9 rebounds last season. "I think he's been really smart along the way, knowing when to play, when not to play, really setting up for this ...


Almandin denies Heartbreak City to claim Melbourne Cup glory

Almandin, left, with jockey Kerrin McEvoy on board approaches the finish line to win the Melbourne Cup horse race at the Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, A...