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Syria fires missiles at Israeli aircraft after Israeli missiles hit near Damascus

Syria fires missiles at Israeli aircraft after Israeli missiles hit near Damascus Israel has also struck several Syrian military facilities since the conflict began, mostly near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. The Syrian army has fired at least four surface-to-air missiles at Israeli aircraft as the regime launched an attack against the western countryside of Syria's capital Damascus, reports say. [Full Article...]

Texas A&M closing in on new football coach

Texas A&M closing in on new football coach And I guess we'll see [Fisher] next year, if that's what he's going to do. At the same time, Texas A&M regents on Thursday reportedly approved Fisher as coach of the Aggies during a meeting. How much cash will they have if Fisher delivers teams at A&M like he had at Florida State? FSU had already starting the vetting process of a couple of potential hires like Oregon's Willie Taggart and Vi... [Full Article...]

Tiger Woods briefly takes lead, in contention at Hero World Challenge

Tiger Woods briefly takes lead, in contention at Hero World Challenge Soon-to-be groom Tommy Fleetwood set the early pace at the Hero World Challenge here on Thursday, firing a six-under 66 on Day One in trying and windy conditions at the Albany golf course. Woods is five back at seven under. Tiger Woods has shot a 3-under 69 on the first day of the Hero World Challenge in Nassau, his first competitive outing after a nine-month injury break. [Full Article...]

Allardyce wants ex-Liverpool duo in Everton setup

Allardyce wants ex-Liverpool duo in Everton setup In the end, the unexpected possibility of relegation from the lucrative Premier League might have spooked the Everton hierarchy and Allardyce , available since quitting Crystal Palace in May, fits the bill at the moment. "I'm enjoying my life more than you could believe", Allardyce told the Daily Star. Allardyce's reign will begin on Saturday when Everton host Huddersfield Town. [Full Article...]

Joe Moorhead hired as Mississippi State's coach

Joe Moorhead hired as Mississippi State's coach There was excitement in town Wednesday when the university made the formal announcement of its new coach, naming Moorhead, 44, a Pittsburgh native who had rejuvenated the Penn State offense over the last two seasons with a clever and innovative read option attack. [Full Article...]

What to look for tonight in CFB Playoff Rankings

What to look for tonight in CFB Playoff Rankings The Big Ten has a team in the top four of the College Football Playoff rankings for the first time this season. If Miami beats Clemson in the ACC Championship Game, would the Hurricanes jump all the way from No. That's two wins better than Alabama's best win over No. 17 LSU . An 11-2 Pac-12 champion USC? Maybe Notre Dame could move up and in if some of its previous opponents play we... [Full Article...]

Former Tennessee QB Peyton Manning called Mike Gundy to pitch Vols job

Former Tennessee QB Peyton Manning called Mike Gundy to pitch Vols job A source also says UT has reached out to Purdue's Jeff Brohm and NC State's Dave Doeren. Both Low and McMurphy also claim that former Vol quarterback Peyton Manning contacted Gundy via phone call in the last week. Gundy earlier this year inked a contract extension with the Cowboys that paid him $4.2 million this season and included very minimal escalators in following years. [Full Article...]

Ole Miss coach apologizes for actions during Egg Bowl

Ole Miss coach apologizes for actions during Egg Bowl With a 33-yard field goal against rival Mississippi State, Wunderlich became the Ole Miss career record holder in field goals made (64), points scored (350) and points kicking (350). Not that Luke didn't do plenty to earn the job this season. A former center for the Rebels from 1995-98, Luke had also coached at Ole Miss from 2002-05, serving as the tight ends and offensive line coach for now-D... [Full Article...]

Virat Kohli's appetite for runs is unparalleled, scores fifth Test double ton

Virat Kohli's appetite for runs is unparalleled, scores fifth Test double ton At stumps, Lahiru Thirimmane (9 not out) and Dimuth Karunaratne (11 not out) were holding the fort but have a long way to go to save the Test. "Any other batsman would have struggled to score at such a strike-rate", Cheteshwar Pujara said about the skipper's knock. [Full Article...]

Burnley 0-1 Arsenal: Tough at Turf Moor

Burnley 0-1 Arsenal: Tough at Turf Moor Ramsey had one of the better chances for Arsenal when he was found in space by Alexandre Lacazette but the ball was hurtling at him hard and he could only scoop his shot over the bar. "In the second half it was a question of the final ball and patience, not making a mistake at the back". "I think it was very important, more than the Tottenham game", Koscielny told British media. [Full Article...]

Man City make Premier League history with Huddersfield win

Man City make Premier League history with Huddersfield win City also moved to 37 points from 13 games - the highest ever points total at this stage of a Premier League season. It's so important because you can not win the title with just one or two players scoring goals. Chelsea , Liverpool and Arsenal , supposed challengers at the top of the table, have all been reduced to bit part players against City's magisterial possession game. [Full Article...]

Sindhu Eases Into Hong Kong Open Final

Sindhu Eases Into Hong Kong Open Final With the 21-18, 21-18 win, the Taiwanese player completed a redux of last year's final - the triumph in Hong Kong which kicked off her year-long reign as world No. Ratchanok Intanon's campaign in the Hong Kong Open ended at the semi-finals stage yesterday. The Thai constructed another post with an angled shot to draw Sindhu near the court and then produced a victor on her backhand. [Full Article...]

Crabtree-Talib first-quarter squabble results in three ejections

Crabtree-Talib first-quarter squabble results in three ejections The scuffle continued into the end zone, where Crabtree took an errant swing at Talib before order was ultimately restored and both players left the field. on a downfield block. While the Seahawks were playing a quiet first half in Santa Clara, Calif., against the 49ers, across the Bay, a brawl broke out between the Oakland Raiders and Denver Broncos. [Full Article...]

Here's why Chip Kelly picked UCLA over Florida

Here's why Chip Kelly picked UCLA over Florida Mora took the Bruins to the Pac-12 championship game in 2012 and Bowl games in his first four seasons, but they've struggled over the last three campaigns, going 18-19 since 2015. He was hired by the Niners to succeed Jim Harbaugh in 2016 and led the team to a miserable 2-14 record and was sacked after one season. Florida has moved on from Chip Kelly as its potential next head coach, multipl... [Full Article...]

Mississippi State QB Nick Fitzgerald out after gruesome ankle injury

Mississippi State QB Nick Fitzgerald out after gruesome ankle injury The game took a rough turn later in the first quarter when Fitzgerald took a snap and ran to the left before being tackled to the ground. He had 1,770 passing yards, 15 touchdowns and 10 picks on the season along with 968 rushing yards and 14 touchdowns. [Full Article...]

Wall (knee) to miss next two weeks

Wall (knee) to miss next two weeks We can cover for him for two weeks, and then he's going to come back stronger, better, healthy, and then hopefully we can go from there. The Washington Wizards have announced that John Wall will miss at least two weeks to deal with discomfort in his left knee. [Full Article...]

Manny Pacquiao calls out Conor McGregor for 'real boxing match'

Manny Pacquiao calls out Conor McGregor for 'real boxing match' The UFC lightweight champion has been out of action since winning the title in what seems like forever ago at UFC 205 in November 2016. Just days after Malignaggi posted a statement explaining his decision to leave the Irishman's camp after just two sessions, UFC president Dana White released footage of his sparring session with McGregor. [Full Article...]

Alabama's Largest Mall Closes Early After Thanksgiving Brawl

Alabama's Largest Mall Closes Early After Thanksgiving Brawl The TV station reports between 10 to 15 police officers responded to the fights . Police said two men were sitting inside a auto when one of them discharged the gun while trying to holster the weapon. A 19-year-old suffered a gunshot wound while in a vehicle in the parking lot and reportedly faced life-threatening injuries. No arrests were made in this incident. [Full Article...]

Jurgen Klopp: 'Mohamed Salah has nothing to prove to Chelsea'

Jurgen Klopp: 'Mohamed Salah has nothing to prove to Chelsea' We tried to land the first time but it wasn't possible. If you look at his form last season at Roma he was very good, he scored a lot of goals. Salah is the Premier League top scorer , having netted nine times, and he has also returned four goals in five games in the UEFA Champions League . [Full Article...]

Robinho sentenced to nine years in prison for sexual assault

Robinho sentenced to nine years in prison for sexual assault Robinho has protested his innocence and announced he will appeal after reportedly being sentenced to nine years in prison for rape. "I clarify that my client has already defended himself against the charges and maintains he played no part in the incident". [Full Article...]


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