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Texas has 'let go' coach Charlie Strong after 3 seasons

Texas has 'let go' coach Charlie Strong after 3 seasons

Strong coached Texas for three seasons and finished under.500 at 16-21. Tom Herman has been officially introduced as the University of Texas' new head football coach. He plans to talk soon with Texas running back D'Onta Foreman, who led the nation in rushing with 2,028 yards this season, to gauge the junior's interest in returning next season versus entering the National Football League draft. Read More

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Tiger Woods is up and down in return to competition

Tiger Woods is up and down in return to competition

And said he as delighted with how quickly he "fell into the competitive flow" at the Albany Golf and Beach Resort. "I hit a really good drive and then I hammered a 3-wood and got it on the green", Holmes said. But it was at the 16th where things really began to unravel. "Well, think about it, I hit the ball in three bushes and a water ball today". The general consensus after the most anticipated round in recent memory, though, was that Woods hit his iron shots extremely well for well ... Read More

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College football playoff teams announced

Regardless of the outcomes of the conference championship games played Friday and Saturday, the committee would have had a hard time sorting out the teams at the top of their standings entering championship week. Yes, the Huskies played a soft non-conference schedule consisting of Rutgers, Idaho and Portland State. All of the Power-5 conference teams with one loss are ranked ahead of all the teams with two losses and most of the teams with two losses are ranked ahead of the teams ... Read More

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James makes good on bet with Wade, shows up in Cubs uniform

Taj Gibson added a season-high 23 points and 11 rebounds for Chicago . While Butler and Dwyane Wade rack up the deserved headlines, Gibson and center Robin Lopez have been steady and solid for months. "When you're on championship teams competing for a championship trying to go deep in the playoffs or trying to do special things, guys are going to have to sacrifice their game", he said. Read More

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Fiesta Bowl could be a QB showdown

Fiesta Bowl could be a QB showdown

This team is more than just a feel-good story; the Buffaloes still have a shot at going to the College Football Playoff. From coaching intrigue to record-setting runs there should be plenty of story lines to follow. And were beaten by the team that took home the trophy Saturday night. - Navy will bring its triple-option (averaging 327 yards rushing per game) to the Armed Forces Bowl to face Louisiana Tech, which averages 360 yards passing per game behind quarterback Ryan Higgins. Read More

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Kohli, Jadeja reach career-best in ICC Test rankings

Despite an injured Haseeb Hameed scoring his second worldwide half century, the tourists once again flattered to decisive with the bat as India knocked off the 103 runs required to stretch their unbeaten home run to 17 matches. "He put his hand up when his team wanted him to do it", Kohli said. Hameed was left stranded when James Anderson was run out for five . England lost their nightwatchman Gareth Batty to his second ball of the day, pushing forward and missing an arm ball from ... Read More

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Tetchy Mourinho adamant United are not getting any luck

Ander Herrera hit the post after the break, while David De Gea saved from Kevin Mirallas, before Baines converted from 12 yards after Marouane Fellaini fouled Enner Valencia in the penalty box late on. Neville, speaking on Sky Sports , refused to criticise Mourinho for bringing Fellaini on and pinned the blame squarely on the former Everton midfielder. Read More

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Death toll in warehouse fire rises to 24, with more expected

As the fire engulfed the massive building north of Interstate 880, people streamed into the street outside. There was no evidence the building had a sprinkler system, said Fire Chief Teresa Deloach Reed. Sgt Kelly added: "We know there are bodies in there that we can't get to - that have been seen but not recovered". The fire raced through the structure quickly and got out of control at one point, forcing firefighters to pull back, reports said. Read More

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Stone takes 3-shot lead into final round of Alfred Dunhill

Stone takes 3-shot lead into final round of Alfred Dunhill

Schwartzel notched a birdie at the last to post a flawless opening-round 66 and join Dunne, who carded eight birdies and a double bogey at Leopard Creek Country Club on Thursday, on six under par. The Greystones golfer earned €260,793 in prize money in his debut season on the Tour but endured frustrations throughout with just two top 10 finishes and seven top 20 finishes to his name. Read More

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Oklahoma State vs. Oklahoma Bedlam Game Predictions 12/3/16

Oklahoma State vs. Oklahoma Bedlam Game Predictions 12/3/16

The Cowboys have emerged in the past decade under coach Mike Gundy , turning the showdown into much more than just a yearly meeting between schools from the same state. Baker Mayfield threw for 288 yards and three touchdowns, out-dueling Oklahoma State's Mason Rudolph . But he is healthy this season. "But right now they've (OSU) got a really good team, and we're going to keep getting better". Read More

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Swansea City 5 - 4 Crystal Palace

Despite the morale-boosting win , Swansea remain second-bottom in the table on nine points, two adrift of safety after 13 games. Palace still boast of Christian Benteke, a £32m record signing, Yohan Cabaye, a £10m former record signing, one of the best wingers in the league in Wilfred Zaha, Steve Mandanda, an experienced campaigner and all round quality goalkeeper. Read More

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Manchester United avoid Liverpool in EFL Cup semi-final draw

Manchester United avoid Liverpool in EFL Cup semi-final draw

They have not met at Wembley since the 1996 FA Cup final, which United won 1-0 - though they did play each other twice at Cardiff's Millennium stadium while Wembley was being rebuilt. They are looking to make their second final in as many years after losing the summit clash to Manchester City last season. United's win over West Ham was illuminated by Mkhitaryan's touch and eye for a pass in only his third start for the club since his move from Borussia Dortmund in the offseason. Read More

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49ers coach Chip Kelly reiterates he's staying put

The media wasn't taking the bait, and asked if there was any chance of him being the next OR coach. "The only person I've talked to (at Oregon ) is Helfrich", Kelly said. Fleck, the last of whom has led his squad to an undefeated mark and a possible Cotton Bowl bid this season. "I'm not like these other guys", Niu said. Read More

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Jones expects physical test from Wallabies

Wallaby coach Michael Cheika has hit back at comments from Glen Ella that he was still having "nightmares" over England's 3-0 series win "Down Under" in June by indicating the former Australia worldwide was not a man for tough times. "He's always operated with a chip on his shoulder and now that's there's not a chip because he's going really well, he's got to keep looking for it". Read More

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Toronto Raptors Go for 5th Straight Win

Toronto Raptors Go for 5th Straight Win

The Raptors made a decision to rest DeMarre Carroll for Saturdays game against Carrolls former club, Atlanta, and started second-year swingman Norman Powell. "We didn't find a guy today who was really hot or going". F Julius Randle played his 100th National Basketball Association game Friday night. He was also the only Lakers starter to clear double-digits. Read More

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O'Quinn's double-double helps Knicks beat Timberwolves

The Knicks are 4-0 when O'Quinn starts at center. He hit six of seven shots in the final quarter, nine of 12 for the game. Towns demands attention. And against the Knicks, he was frequently drawing extra defenders closer to him. Last Friday he had his best game of the season with a 35/14/5 outing in an overtime win over the Hornets where he hit the game victor with three seconds left. Read More

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