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Blue Jays agree to three-year deal with Kendrys Morales
- November 12, 2016

USATSI 1. There is no draft pick involved. Now 33 and following his significant injury, Morales is relegated to being nearly exclusively a DH. He played only 21 in the field during that time, making 16 appearances at first base and five in right field. (more...)
Indian bank shares slump as new notes prove elusive Indian bank shares slump as new notes prove elusive
- November 12, 2016

Long queues in front of banks were also witnessed in Kerala. Many of them are configured to dispense only Rs 500 or Rs 1,000 notes and can not dispense Rs 100 or Rs 2000 notes , so they have to be reconfigured too. Punjab National Bank ATM machines were switched off and shutters of Canara Bank ATMs were also down in the morning hours. "So we'll have to send technicians to all the ATMs in the country to make the desired change", says Navroze Dastur, Managing Director, NCR Corporation, India ... (more...)
Conor McGregor: 'Maybe Donald Trump won't be so bad' Conor McGregor: 'Maybe Donald Trump won't be so bad'
- November 12, 2016

Conor McGregor hasn't even fought Eddie Alvarez yet and already he's putting the work in with a brand spanking new rivalry. Keep it locked in here for more from Day 3 of UFC 205 Fight Week at tomorrow night's official Weigh-ins. Presidential election. McGregor did eventually say "what's up?" back. So when he wants something, there's give and take and I do it. It seems like McGregor remembered the punishment he received just in the nick of time , opting not to go through with it ... (more...)
No. 10 Arizona beats No. 12 Michigan State in final seconds
- November 12, 2016

Kadeem Allen took the ball the length of the court and scored with 1.3 seconds left and No. 10 Arizona beat No. 12 Michigan State 65-63 on Friday night in the Armed Forces Classic. Oh, it just might be a fun season of college basketball. Michigan State, who also had four new starters, boasted an impressive recruiting class headlined by Miles Bridges, Scout 's No. (more...)
Trump presidency could devastate Canada-US trade Trump presidency could devastate Canada-US trade
- November 12, 2016

Trump has no plans to bring in any form of carbon pricing and will push to boost America's oil and gas production. Trudeau also invited Trump to visit Canada "at his earliest opportunity", with Trump offering the same to the prime minister, the statement said. (more...)
Ravens bring #MannequinChallenge to Thursday Night Football
- November 12, 2016

The last team to do that was the 1964 Denver Broncos. They are unsure if he will even return by the end of the season. Flacco went 30 for 41 for 296 yards and two interceptions . I think we've got good players, and when you do that kind of stuff, it relies on people just beating one-on-one coverage sometimes in simple ways. DB Jamar Taylor missed the game with a groin injury, but might be able to play next week with a couple of extra days of rest. (more...)
Conor McGregor ready to be 'immortalised' in NY
- November 12, 2016

Both stars shared snaps with each other on their Instagram accounts over the summer, and ahead of his historic fight against Eddie Alvarez overnight on Saturday McGregor explained to UFC's Megan Olivi how the pair came into contact. Alvarez could grind it out and get a finish in the later rounds or take a decision. That promise was subsequently retracted, and it's no surprise McGregor is dismissive of the prospect of UFC without him: "I tell you, it looks a hell of a lot cheaper than it ... (more...)
Prescott, red-hot Cowboys visit struggling Steelers Prescott, red-hot Cowboys visit struggling Steelers
- November 12, 2016

Ironically, that's who Prescott will face this weekend. That was to be expected, of course, with 2015 being one of the best seasons from a Steelers receiver in history, but what is concerning is the low number of big plays from Brown. "The best teams in this league over time have been able to run the ball, control the line of scrimmage, and that's the kind of team we want to build". (more...)
Manchester United defender out for a month with broken toe
- November 12, 2016

It is not known when the defender suffered the injury but it is believed to have occurred in training. Manchester United and England defender Chris Smalling has broken his toe and will miss the Premier League game against Arsenal on 19 November. (more...)
Ravens keep Browns winless with 28-7 rout Ravens keep Browns winless with 28-7 rout
- November 12, 2016

The seven-time Pro Bowl selection has missed just six games in his 11-year National Football League career, but never more than two in a row. Even if the referees got things right, did they get them right for the good of the game? "We have good players", Flacco said. (more...)
Sherman & Bills take blocked-kick feud to Twitter
- November 12, 2016

And that's saying something. Monday night's unorthodox tilt between the Bills and Seahawks is a good example: Buffalo watched running back LeSean McCoy - acquired a year ago - continue to operate at an MVP level this season for Buffalo, while Seattle - 19 games into the Jimmy Graham trade - couldn't be happier about the increasingly dominant handiwork of their pass-catching tight end. (more...)
Cavs bring mannequin challenge to White House, first lady Cavs bring mannequin challenge to White House, first lady
- November 12, 2016

The tour also included a visit to the Truman Balcony, which overlooks the South Lawn, and a tour of the State Floor of the executive mansion with the White House curator. During an appearance with Stephen Colbert Michelle said "That was tough" when asked about the incident. "That's tough", she said. "Just had a very open and successful presidential election". (more...)
Hamilton dominates Brazilian practice
- November 12, 2016

Hamilton is in unfamiliar territory, with the title outcome out of his hands even if he wins in Brazil and Abu Dhabi, but needs no reminding that it is not over until it's over. If Rosberg does not finish the race and Hamilton passes the chequered flag first, Hamilton will go into the final race of the season with a six-point advantage. (more...)
Bellwether Dixville Notch, NH, Votes for Hillary Clinton-and Mitt Romney Bellwether Dixville Notch, NH, Votes for Hillary Clinton-and Mitt Romney
- November 12, 2016

Those die-hard voters were proud to have the first word on the big vote. One voter plumped for Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson while another rejected the options and wrote in former MA governor and 2012 Republican nominee Mitt Romney instead. (more...)
Texas A&M and Ole Miss both look to backup QBs this week
- November 12, 2016

Ole Miss and Texas A&M kick off at 6:30 p.m. Saturday in a game to be televised by the SEC Network. Hubenak will get his second career start in place of Trevor Knight, who is out for the season after injuring his shoulder last week . Texas A&M WR/PR Christian Kirk has returned three punts for touchdowns in the past two games to give the sophomore five in his career. This week he'll face a pass defence ranked 56th in the country by allowing 220.4 yards passing a game. (more...)
India make solid start after England reach 537 India make solid start after England reach 537
- November 12, 2016

But before the game I had many nervous moments. I just try and have the mindset that I'm batting three and have that responsibility. The pitch continued to play true, as the match seemed headed for a draw. Top-ranked India finished the day on a strong 319 for four at the Saurashtra Cricket Association ground in Rajkot , supported by the duo's performance. (more...)
Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic: Old friends in a role reversal
- November 12, 2016

Murray said: "We spoke on the phone on the Saturday night in Paris". "Then we started talking about the final the next day and what we were going to do to prepare for this event". The five-time champion, who is aiming to regain his spot at the top of the world rankings, will face Frenchman Gael Monfils and Canada's Milos Raonic during the round robin stage of the competition, after they were placed in the Ivan Lendl singles group. (more...)
Brazil beats Argentina 3-0, helps lift mood at Mineirao
- November 12, 2016

The rivalry has historically been billed as one of the most ferocious in worldwide football but the Barcelona trio couldn't have looked friendlier in a picture released by the plane's pilot. "I did not think we would lose 3-0, I thought it would be an even game", Bauza said. Lionel Messi remains the jewel in the Argentinean crown yet and his return will be a huge boost. (more...)
Obama honors NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers Obama honors NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers
- November 12, 2016

Although reports indicate that when Obama meets with Trump to discuss his transition into the Oval Office, he will likely try to talk Trump into keeping those orders in place. "We've got (a) really thoughtful, socially aware group of guys that really have deep-seeded feelings about all of this, so it's fun to be able to be here with them". (more...)
Will 'Fantastic Beasts' live up to 'Potter'? Will 'Fantastic Beasts' live up to 'Potter'?
- November 12, 2016

For those who are unfamiliar with the character, Grindelwald is Dumbledore's best friend and love interest. Initially played by the late Richard Harris, then Michael Gambon in the Potter pictures, the role has not been re-cast yet with a younger actor for the Beasts movies. (more...)