• Former champ Rashad Evans removed from UFC 206 over medical concerns
Former champ Rashad Evans removed from UFC 206 over medical concerns

UFC has been notified by the Ontario Athletic Commission that it has declined to approve a license for middleweight Rashad Evans, based on the recent medical issue that prohibited him from competing at UFC 205 in New York City. The UFC said in its statement Monday that it had "encouraged Evans to take all the appropriate time to consult with his ph...

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  • Cowboys CB has 'no respect' for Steve Smith after Sunday's game
Cowboys CB has 'no respect' for Steve Smith after Sunday's game

It has been mostly the stellar Ravens run defense keying their turnaround, but they are getting timely plays from the offense. He hit the milestone on a 22-yard pass from Joe Flacco in the third quarter, his third reception of the game. Smith would reach for the grab and double-tap his toes to ensure that he was in bounds. It was so good, Smith e...

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  • Harden, Rockets beat Jazz, improve to 4-1 at home
Harden, Rockets beat Jazz, improve to 4-1 at home

He's averaging 24.8 points, 6.2 rebounds, 2.9 assists, 2.4 steals and is shooting 45.4% from the field and 40.3% from beyond the arc for the 10-3 Spurs. Although Utah managed an advantage or two of their own in the first, Houston ultimately closed the quarter with a lead they wouldn't relinquish. Houston would eventually push that lead to as many a...

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  • Tucson captain Cunningham collapses on ice before AHL game
Tucson captain Cunningham collapses on ice before AHL game

According to the Arizona Daily Star , Cunningham fell to the ice just minutes before the puck was set to drop in Saturday's game. It was a scary scene as medical personnel performed chest compression on the ice. "Our thoughts and prayers are going out to them". Cunningham, 26, was selected by the Boston Bruins in the fourth round of the 2010 dr...

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  • Murray finishes season number one after win over Djokovic at ATP finals
Murray finishes season number one after win over Djokovic at ATP finals

It never got much better for the 12-time Grand Slam champion, who was trying to win a record-tying sixth title at the season-ending tournament and finish the year as the top-ranked player for the fifth time . It wasn't until the middle of the second set when the rallies started to get extended and longer that my legs were starting to feel it. I sa...

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  • North Dakota State beats High Point 70-44 in the HPU Classic
North Dakota State beats High Point 70-44 in the HPU Classic

Top-seeded North Dakota State (10-1) will host a second round FCS playoff game at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome against the victor of this Saturday's first round game San Diego (9-1) at Cal Poly (7-4).

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  • Nationals' Scherzer, Boston's Porcello win Cy Young Awards
Nationals' Scherzer, Boston's Porcello win Cy Young Awards

Scherzer drew 25 of the 30 first-place votes from members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America . Not even Mariano Rivera, the gold standard for all closers, ever won a Cy Young in his career, although he did finish in the top three in the voting in four different seasons.

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  • Browns' RG3 cleared for non-contract drills, not practicing
Browns' RG3 cleared for non-contract drills, not practicing

Vrentas highlights numerous same things that we did, but with quotes from the likes of head coach Hue Jackson , Executive VP of Football Operations Sashi Brown , and left tackle Joe Thomas . "But we also think we're on the way to a much brighter future". It's clear that he's not the long term answer at quarterback, and Cody Kessler has put enoug...

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  • Texans look to improve before facing Raiders
Texans look to improve before facing Raiders

Turnovers, lack of balance, and penalties all once again shadowed the Jaguars on their way to a fourth straight defeat. were a problem in the loss. They allowed Bortles and company to drive 92 yards in eight plays on the Jaguars' final possession.

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  • Syracuse men's soccer snags eight-seed in NCAA Tournament
Syracuse men's soccer snags eight-seed in NCAA Tournament

For the third season in a row and fourth time in the last five years United Kingdom earned a bid into the NCAA Tournament . The Pac-12 is tied for the second-most conference representatives in the field with four. The Zips, who started the season ranked #1, finished 12-5-3 and are in the NCAA Tournament for the 31st time. The Spartans come into ...

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  • Ryan Mathews, run game power Eagles past Falcons
Ryan Mathews, run game power Eagles past Falcons

The Eagles rushed for 208 yards - 109 of which came from Ryan Mathews , who scored twice, including the winning touchdown in the 4th quarter. The Atlanta Falcons and the Philadelphia Eagles will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Lincoln Financial Field .

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  • Sam Burgess welcomes plan for England to play Samoa in Australia
Sam Burgess welcomes plan for England to play Samoa in Australia

Former Bradford man Whitehead, 27, now comes up against them every week for NRL side Canberra and he knows the talent in a white shirt is just as good. I'm disappointed with that. "His record speaks for itself, so I've got total belief that he's the man and I believe in that team as well". 'It was very pleasing to get a win in a tough game, but w...

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  • Phillies get Howie Kendrick from Dodgers
Phillies get Howie Kendrick from Dodgers

His playing time also diminished in the postseason, with the Dodgers using the left-handed hitting Andrew Toles in left field against right-handed pitching. Kendrick's numbers were slightly below what's he's put up over his career. Over his 11-year big league career with both Los Angeles' teams (Angels and Dodgers), he is the owner of a.289/.332/...

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  • Nets keep Wolves winless on the road with 119
Nets keep Wolves winless on the road with 119

As the season goes on, he's hoping for better results. We're now two weeks into the 2016-17 National Basketball Association regular season, and while that's still not a large sample size, it is enough of one to begin to see who needs to start being concerned about the state of their season.

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  • Texas A&M 35-28
Texas A&M 35-28

But with a strong finish the Aggies could still find their way into the Sugar Bowl or perhaps the Cotton Bowl, as opposed to the middling bowls they've played in the last three seasons (Chick-fil-A, Liberty and Music City). The Knight-less Aggies rushed for 63 yards on 27 carries (2.1) against MSU. But he also had three second-half interceptions as...

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  • Luis Suarez loving Reds under Jurgen Klopp, says Philippe Coutinho
Luis Suarez loving Reds under Jurgen Klopp, says Philippe Coutinho

Speaking to Liverpool's official website , the 2005 Champions League victor said: "He is one of the most exciting players to watch - he can make something from nothing and that's something that you don't see very often in the Premier League".

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  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Why Borussia Dortmund made a decision to suspend the striker
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Why Borussia Dortmund made a decision to suspend the striker

Aubameyang watched the match from the stands. But the good thing is he will be fresh against Hamburg. Their lone Champions League win came against lowly Legia Warsaw who have yet to win a game and have a goal difference of -13. The goal seemed to galvanise Dortmund , although the visitors threatened 15 minutes later when Gelson Martins almost co...

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  • Agnieszka Radwanska beats Karolina Pliskova to complete WTA Finals last-four line-up
Agnieszka Radwanska beats Karolina Pliskova to complete WTA Finals last-four line-up

When she surprised herself by making the quarterfinals, she nearly postponed her nuptials, but a rare welcome defeat saw her make it to the church on time to tie the knot. Cibulkova then approached the already seated Kuznetsova, but the handshake offered by the Russian appeared lacklustre. Kerber's inventive shot-making and ability to use an opp...

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  • Red meant stop for Patriots' defense in win over Steelers
Red meant stop for Patriots' defense in win over Steelers

Jones was good, but he wasn't good enough. Not that it ever is. The Bills beat the Brady-less Patriots 16-0 in New England on October 2. Of course, New England still won. Universally respected by his ownership and players, Tomlin's greatest asset is arguably his ability to get maximum effort from his players in less-than-favorable situations.

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  • Wenger hopes West Ham act to avoid stadium ban
Wenger hopes West Ham act to avoid stadium ban

Asked about the trouble that marred the all-London cup clash, Wenger said: "I'm surprised even more than disappointed, because West Ham is usually a very strong fan base". "This is not a good advertisement for standing". "Hopefully West Ham will get rid of the problem very quickly". "Basically I don't believe there is a problem with hooliganism...

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  • SC vs. Tennessee, recap and final score
SC vs. Tennessee, recap and final score

Phillips had a tackle for loss in the first half Saturday night. Butch Jones has beaten SC in his only three matchups, while Gamecocks coach Will Muschamp has a flawless 4-0 career record against the Volunteers while at Florida. Where: Williams-Brice Stadium, Columbia, South Carolina. He has started all eight games this season. First-year coach...

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  • Bangladesh opt to bat first in second England Test
Bangladesh opt to bat first in second England Test

The 24-year-old Surrey slow-left-armer, comes in for off-spinner Gareth Batty, who starred with four wickets in England's thrilling 22-run win in the opening Test. Whilst not a huge turner of the ball, what turn he does get will be away from the right handers, something that will be important against India's top order which has five right hande...

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  • We deserved much more: Moyes on Southampton
We deserved much more: Moyes on Southampton

Moyes was adamant top-flight basement club Sunderland should have had a penalty against their Premier League rivals, adding: "When you see it again it's a stonewaller, no question". Saints boss Claude Puel has certainly shuffled his pack in order to keep as many players fresh as possible, and it is something he may well continue to do in the coming...

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  • Thailand's 96-year-old privy council head appointed regent
Thailand's 96-year-old privy council head appointed regent

The 63-year-old Crown Prince has asked for time to grieve the loss of his father before becoming the next king of the Chakri Dynasty. Eccentric behaviour and an apparent disregard for the public duties expected of a king have led many to question his abilities as a leader.

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  • Under Armour tumbles over lowest sales growth in six years
Under Armour tumbles over lowest sales growth in six years

Net income rose to $128.23 million in the third quarter that ended September 30 from $100.48 million a year earlier. The business earned $1.47 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.05 billion. The stock had fallen about 20 percent in the last 12 months. The stock was sold at an average price of $43.34, for a total va...

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