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Bayern's Robben, Martinez, Coman miss Dortmund game Bayern's Robben, Martinez, Coman miss Dortmund game
- November 21, 2016

Germany global Julian Brandt made it 2-1 to the hosts just before half-time, but the turning point came when Leipzig goalkeeper Peter Gulacsi saved a 54th-minute penalty from Hakan Calhanoglu. For a team that usually hoards clean sheets like stolen doubloons, this is a jarring state of affairs. Tensions flared with five minutes to go as Franck Ribery clashed with Adrian Ramos, and Renato Sanches was shown a yellow card. (more...)
Andy Murray defeats Novak Djokovic in ATP finals to remain top-ranked player
- November 21, 2016

Murray took an hour and 42 minutes to prevail over a subdued Djokovic in London's O2 Arena. "It was obviously a big, big match against someone who I've played so many big matches against in my career, that would be my main rival really throughout my career", said Murray . (more...)
All Black pair cited for risky tackles All Black pair cited for risky tackles
- November 21, 2016

A statement from autumn global disciplinary reads: " Sam Cane , the New Zealand flank forward, has been cited for allegedly tackling an opponent dangerously in the 11th minute of the first half of the match between Ireland and New Zealand at the Aviva Stadium (Law 10.4 e)". (more...)
Murray digs deep to down Raonic in thriller and reach London final
- November 21, 2016

The title was his ninth of the year and extended his winning run to finish 2016 to an incredible 24 matches. After collecting the tournament and No 1 trophies, he said: "Obviously it's a very special day". But Raonic has still not beaten the Brit since 2014. Former British number one Tim Henman has described Andy Murray as an "unbelievable role model" following his victory at the ATP World Tour Finals this evening. (more...)
Andre Ward takes Sergey Kovalev's titles by narrow decision Andre Ward takes Sergey Kovalev's titles by narrow decision
- November 21, 2016

Hunter had said this week that Ward and Kovalev, two of boxing's finest practitioners who have yet to achieve crossover stardom, needed one another: "They can't be great unless they fight each other". Sergey Kovalev will be granted the opportunity at immediate revenge over Andre Ward with his promoter confirming the fight contract has a rematch clause written into it. (more...)
Stampeders beat Lions 42-15, advance to Grey Cup Stampeders beat Lions 42-15, advance to Grey Cup
- November 21, 2016

The Calgary Stampeders have claimed their sport in the 104 Grey Cup after disposing of the B.C. Lions in the West Final. "I think we've had good performances, stats-wise along the lines of what we did (on Sunday). "Fresh", Grant said. "Fresh legs". "We don't have light practices". Calgary hadn't played a game in three weeks because of back-to-back byes. Durant capped a five-play, 57-yard drive running wide left into the end zone on a three-yard scamper to start the game. (more...)
Texas AD Perrin says Strong to be evaluated after next game
- November 21, 2016

According to a report from the Austin American-Statesman , school officials came to the decision to move on from Strong after the Longhorns lost at Kansas , which had not won a Big 12 game since November 2014, on Saturday. Beaty sent kicker Matthew Wyman out on the next play, and he put through a 36-yard field goal attempt to tie it at 21. Set up one of the most memorable wins in recent history, too. (more...)
Phone call from Diego Maradona cheers up Jose Mourinho after Arsenal draw
- November 21, 2016

Manchester United dominated the proceedings of the match for nearly the entire 90 minutes and deserved the three points. Despite dropping points in the 1-1 draw against Arsenal on Saturday - for the third successive Premier League game at Old Trafford - and not having won at home in the league since defeating Leicester City on September 24, Mourinho insists his team are showing positive signs. (more...)
Florida Wins SEC East with Last-Minute Goal-Line Stand Against LSU Florida Wins SEC East with Last-Minute Goal-Line Stand Against LSU
- November 21, 2016

The two teams scuffled near the middle of the field about an hour before kickoff. The Gators defeat the Tigers 16-10. It will be their ninth battle for the SEC title since the game was created in 1992. It was the second loss in three games for LSU, which closes its season at Texas A&M (8-3, 4-3) on Thanksgiving Night. "Savage mode. It's straight savage mode, man", Jefferson continued. (more...)
India vs England cricket first test
- November 21, 2016

Hameed, who scored 1,129 runs at an average of 52 in County Championship Division One this summer, was called up for the Test tour of Bangladesh in October but did not play in the 1-1 series draw. In a press conference on the eve of the first Test, Cook was questioned about his comments in this month s Cricketer magazine in which he said he did not know much longer he would carry on at the helm. (more...)
UFC champion Conor McGregor to take time out UFC champion Conor McGregor to take time out
- November 21, 2016

But according to some celebrities and sports critics that's where the similarities end because when the two fighters get in the ring, or the octagon, the difference in their fighting styles is very evident. Have you ever made $70 million in one night. After that, there's not a lot there, which brings people back around to the idea of a boxing match with Floyd Mayweather. (more...)
Floyd Mayweather Trashes Conor McGregor: I'm A Legend & He's 'An Ant' Floyd Mayweather Trashes Conor McGregor: I'm A Legend & He's 'An Ant'
- November 21, 2016

Has he ever made $300million in one night? After claiming he wasn't even aware that McGregor fought, Floyd Mayweather bristled at a TMZ cameraman's suggestion that Conor was the Mayweather of the MMA world. Before the UFC was sold to a group led by talent agency giant WME-IMG for a whopping $4.2 billion in July, I would have said there was no way this blockbuster bout would ever happen. (more...)
Train derails in north India, killing 104; many trapped Train derails in north India, killing 104; many trapped
- November 21, 2016

Rescue teams said they would conclude the search operation before night fall and resume it on Monday, and nearby villagers were setting up temporary kitchens and erecting tents for survivors and officials. "I pulled out one old day, who was yet to realise that she had lost one of her legs. Though the railway cranes are working, we have got our armoured recovery vehicle here to speed up the operation". (more...)
Bengals - Giants: 3 Quick Takeaways from Monday's Win
- November 21, 2016

NY held a 14-10 halftime lead, but following the Giants' extended halftime ceremony honoring their new Ring of Honor inductees, the Bengals immediately squelched the feel-good buzz around the stadium on the second-half kickoff . As for the actual fourth down play, the Giants took exactly what the Bengals gave them, and made use of it. Then the Bengals at 3-5-1. Two days later, Beckham Jr shined bright in the Giants' 21-20 victory over Cincinnati Bengals , hauling in 10 catches for 97 ... (more...)
Jimmy Johnson Wins 7th NASCAR Championship
- November 21, 2016

Edwards had looked like a victor until he dived low to block Logano, who turned Edwards into the front straight inside wall, which triggered mayhem. Edwards' championship chances were gone in that fiery instant. "We're sliding around doing everything we can and having a really good time". He figures now it might be a lot harder to withhold that credit. I just felt something. (more...)
Sweden's Henrik Stenson tops European Tour's money list
- November 21, 2016

Stenson, who needs to finish inside the top-eight if Noren finishes second on his own, said: "It was all going backwards at one stage, and I got angry when my chip on the 14th hole did not finish close". Cabrera Bello said: "I knew I needed something special to catch up to the leaders, but I wasn't expecting something this low". The world number two, whose opening 75 was his first over-par score in the £6.4million season-ending event, was left to rue a number of missed opportunities before a ... (more...)
Mourinho hints at new United deal for Carrick Mourinho hints at new United deal for Carrick