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Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield is the 2017 Heisman Trophy victor

Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield is the 2017 Heisman Trophy victor

The Buckeyes should have made the College Football Playoff. Mayfield won the award over fellow finalists Bryce Love of Stanford and 2016's Heisman Trophy recipient Lamar Jackson of Louisville. He also has 310 yards and five touchdowns as a runner. The quarterback was arrested in February and pleaded guilty to three misdemeanors, including public intoxication. Read More

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Texans QB Savage (concussion) exits vs. 49ers

Texans QB Savage (concussion) exits vs. 49ers

That was the first of five consecutive possessions that ended with a score for the 49ers. Garoppolo went 20-for-33 passing with 334 yards to go along with a touchdown and an interception. Johnson was observed spiking his helmet on the sideline after getting beaten for the touchdown. He was replaced by T.J. Yates after that, though Savage still attempted to run onto the field and had to be pulled back by team personnel. Read More

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Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku avoids Premier League suspension

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku avoids Premier League suspension

As stated by the governing body, off the ball clashes that are not seen by officials are referred to a panel of former elite referees and retrospective action can only be taken if the decision is unanimous. "The way Romelu wins the corner for the goal, the way he ended the game, making tackles in left-back positions, that's the mentality I want", the Portuguese manager continued. Read More

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England label Bairstow drama an Australian Ashes conspiracy

England label Bairstow drama an Australian Ashes conspiracy

MATT Prior and the United Kingdom press have downplayed allegations wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow headbutted Cameron Bancroft four weeks ago, accusing Australia of trying to derail England's Ashes campaign. Seamer Mitchell Starc, meanwhile, has confirmed that Australia would continue to target the fragility of England's tail as his side moved to the brink of a 1-0 lead in the five-match series on Sunday. Read More

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Donald Trump and Time magazine dispute Person of the Year plans

Donald Trump and Time magazine dispute Person of the Year plans

Bbc just called to say I was PROBABLY going to be named sports personality of the year but I would have to agree to an interview and a major photo shoot. Trump hasn't taken down his tweet, or tweeted back to TIME - yet. Trump frequently brags about appearing on the cover of the iconic magazine. But Trump didn't mention that in his tweet, instead hinting that interviews are a waste of time . Read More

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PV Sindhu marches into Hong Kong semis

PV Sindhu marches into Hong Kong semis

Sindhu again took a 3-0 lead in the second game and was looking to replicate what she did in the opener. Yesterday, Sindhu defeated Aya Ohori of Japan 21-14, 21-17 in 39 minutes. Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap, on the other hand, squandered an opening game advantage and went down 21-15, 9-21, 20-22 to Lee Dong Keun of Korea to crash out of the tournament. Read More

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Broncos to start Paxton Lynch at QB

Broncos to start Paxton Lynch at QB

They need to find out if their 2016 first-rounder has anything resembling a future under center. The Broncos lost all three of the games Osweiler started, which account for half of the team's current six-game losing streak. The fact that Joseph declared Lynch "healthy" means any decision about Lynch now hinges on the second-year quarterback's readiness to handle the playbook in a regular-season game. Read More

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SA Rugby Accepts Rugby World Cup 2023 Vote Outcome

SA Rugby Accepts Rugby World Cup 2023 Vote Outcome

South Africa had been recommended by World Rugby's Board but Council members voted convincingly 24-15 for France , which also held the tournament in 2007, after Ireland was knocked out in the first round. The exodus of South African players in search of better opportunities overseas continues apace, the financial state of the game there remains parlous and the once-mighty Boks suffered the worst in a succession of humbling defeats in August, 57-0 to the All Blacks. Read More

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World Cup qualifier match report Italy v Sweden 13 November 2017

World Cup qualifier match report Italy v Sweden 13 November 2017

Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in six decades after a scoreless tie on Monday in Milan meant it lost its playoff to Sweden , 1-0, on aggregate. While Ventura's predecessor Antonio Conte guided Italy to the quarter-finals of Euro 2016 - beating Belgium and Spain along the way before going out on penalties to Germany - many felt that the team had overachieved and that the task facing Ventura would be a challenge. Read More

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Morocco and Tunisia qualify for Fifa World Cup finals in Russian Federation

Morocco and Tunisia qualify for Fifa World Cup finals in Russian Federation

Cote d'Ivoire needed an outright win to qualify while a draw would still have been enough for Morocco. The hosts poured men forward for most of the rest of the match, but Morocco generally looked in control of things at the back and held on comfortably, giving Herve Renard, the coach who ended Ivory Coast's Africa Cup of Nations drought in 2015, a famous victory against his former team. Read More

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Suns Trading Eric Bledsoe To Bucks For Greg Monroe, First-Rounder

Suns Trading Eric Bledsoe To Bucks For Greg Monroe, First-Rounder

He was sent home by the Suns after the tweet, reducing the team's leverage because everyone in the league knew Phoenix was trying to trade him. Brogdon reacts to Bledsoe trade, talks second year ( read here): Spencer Davies of Basketball Insiders talked with Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon about the Bledsoe deal, what it means for the team going forward and the growth he's experiencing on the court in his second NBA season. Read More

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How Chelsea should line up vs AS Roma

How Chelsea should line up vs AS Roma

We are recovering important players. "Kante has trained with us", said Blues boss Antonio Conte . "I was a player and I know very well after an injury - above all a muscular problem, a bad injury - it's very important to listen to the player, to find out his sensation and then make the best decision for him and the team". Read More

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Buffalo Bills trade for Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin

Buffalo Bills trade for Panthers WR Kelvin Benjamin

A report by ESPN has relayed the information on this trade and the speculation on why it took place. The Panthers do have an up and coming receiver in Devin Funchess, but after letting Ted Ginn Jr. Benjamin returned last season and had 63 receptions for 941 yards and seven touchdowns. Being reunited with his former coach and the presence of a run game with LeSean McCoy could help Benjamin get going this year. Read More

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Lukaku should be 'untouchable' - Mourinho

Lukaku should be 'untouchable' - Mourinho

The Manchester United boss is still missing a lot of key players in all areas of the pitch. All five Premier League sides in the competition are now top of their groups and Bailly said: "We know it's one of the best leagues and there are good teams, and they're getting good results". Read More

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