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Five takeaways from Duke Basketball's win over Notre Dame

Beachem paced the Irish with 20 points against the Blue Devils. The best way to score against Duke is by drawing the bigs out of the paint and attacking the rim, so Jefferson, Giles, Marques Bolden , and even Tatum must become more adept at hedging at cutting down the angles for opponents. Read More »

Last-Minute WWE Royal Rumble 2017 Rumors You Need To Know


It will only take one big mistake for Goldberg's comeback to be derailed. How is Seth Rollins put back into the Royal Rumble match? It's highly doubtful, but fun to imagine all the unusual possibilities that could happen for this Sunday's exciting event. Read More »

Super Bowl Odds: Vegas lines for Atlanta Falcons vs New England Patriots

The first came in Brady's second Super Bowl appearance. The Patriots will have four practices in Foxboro over the next four days before they board they leave Boston on Monday to head for another week of Super Bowl madness. "I received a call from Mayor Mike Miller, from Flowery Branch, Georgia", Feldman said at Tuesday's selectmen's meeting. Asked to compare how he feels heading into this Super Bowl versus previous ones, Brady said: "I haven't thought much about that, you know". Read More »

Rapper Stitches Arrested on Gun & Drug Charges in Miami


Attorney information wasn't immediately available. Police asked the rapper if he had any marijuana, and he handed over a burnt joint, denying he had any other drugs or weapons in the auto. Cops say he apologized and said he thought they were asking if he had a gun ON him ... not IN his vehicle. During his arrest officers found an oxycodone pill in his pocket without a valid prescription, the report said. Read More »

Beshear: Kentuckians participating in HSBC settlement to receive payment in February


In a Facebook video sparking the latest verbal slugfest, Bevin accused Beshear of failing to adequately defend the law against a legal challenge, calling the AG's action's "absolutely unconscionable" and "dishonorable". The attorney general has signaled his refusal to defend a separate abortion bill banning the procedure after 20 weeks unless the mother's life is threatened. Read More »

NFL Picks Against The Spread 2017: Wild Card Playoff Games


Playoff experience would dictate Seattle as next in the NFC, which is more wide open than the AFC. This is the fourth time the Texans have opened the playoffs as the early game on Saturday. The Dolphins were one of the NFL's best stories this season, winning nine of their final 11 games to reach the postseason for the first time since 2008. Read More »

Pittsburgh Steelers AFC Wild Card playoff game set vs. Miami Dolphins


Backup quarterback Matt Moore has been solid in place of Tannehill. The Dolphins have a win over the Steelers already this year, but it was in Miami and the temperatures were a little more favorable for them. Leading the Dolphins behind center this year is QB Ryan Tannehill, who finished with 2995 yards, 19 TDs and 12 picks. Despite Sunday's drubbing, and despite being outscored and outgained this season, the Dolphins are sounding confident. Read More »

Former Bills safety Keion Carpenter dies at 39


Keion Carpenter joined the Atlanta Falcons in a trade with the Buffalo Bills in 2002. Keon Carpenter passed away at 6:47 am this morning at Jackson South Community Hospital in Miami. More importantly, he had a heart of gold. Before joining the Bills, Carpenter played for the Virginia Tech Hokies. Beamer also sent his condolences to Carpenter's family for the 'loss of a great Hokie'. Read More »

Here are the stores that will stay open during the holidays

Sears is open from 8:00 6:00 p.m. Is M&S open on Christmas Day? Halifax Transit buses will be operating on holiday service schedules on Dec.25 for Christmas Day, and Boxing Day on December 26. Saturday is the final day of shopping before Christmas, and just a handful of stores remained open for the evening. The Accessible Transportation Services (ATS) Officer will be open Monday to Friday 8:30 4:30 p.m. Read More »

Chelsea: Boss looks to replace Costa


Bournemouth beat Chelsea in the final weeks of Mourinho's reign and Conte expects a challenge, especially with striker Diego Costa and midfielder Kante suspended after each accumulating five yellow cards. The Cherries now have 21 points from 17 games and will be looking to get three points from their next game against the Blues in what would be a big upset. Read More »

Tiger Woods to Play at Genesis Open 2017


Woods has not played in the L.A. tournament since 2006, usually favoring the Farmers Insurance Open at San Diego's Torrey Pines, scene of his most memorable win, the 2008 U.S. The event is already one of the highlights of the early season schedule, played on one of the more classic courses overflowing with character. Also, the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am will take place February 9-12. Read More »

Jockey Garrett Gomez found dead in Arizona hotel room


Authorities with the Pascua Yaqui Tribe said Thursday that Gomez was found unconscious on the floor of a hotel room Wednesday and pronounced dead at the scene. He rode only sparingly after that. An avid golfer, Gomez, who along with his second wife Pam, owned a home in nearby Duarte, devoted much of his time to the links when based in Southern California from the late 1990s until he stopped riding in 2013. Read More »

Louisville QB Lamar Jackson wins 2016 Heisman Trophy


And with another year remaining before Jackson can declare for the National Football League draft, don't be shocked if he enters 2017 as the Heisman favorite as he seeks to make history and hoist the coveted hardware in consecutive seasons. Read More »

Ranked UConn women's basketball defeats No. 2 Notre Dame

And speaking of those Bruins, their NCAA record 88-game winning streak was snapped at Notre Dame on January 19, 1974 when the Irish were ranked No. 2 and UCLA No. UConn holds a 34-11 edge all-time over the Fighting Irish, but the rivalry has been back-and-forth in recent years. McGraw had no answer for that. "I was wondering about that myself", she said in a half sarcastic tone. Read More »

Destiny: Rise of Iron - The Dawning Event Announced


Skeleton Key drop rates are being increased, for example: these will now be a guaranteed drop for anyone that completes a Nightfall Strike. Destiny The Dawning update will be live on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, at 10 am Pacific. There will also be more new gear, exotics, as well as Ornaments coming to the game once "The Dawning" is released next week. What Is Included In The Upcoming Update For Destiny: Rise of Iron? When Is The Release Date Of The Patch 2.5.0 In Destiny: Rise of ... Read More »

Man City boss defends Aguero after 'unintentional' challenge on Luiz

Nevertheless, for the neutral at least, the chaos Aguero brought about with his reckless tackle on Luiz added an extra bit of spice to what was already a brilliant game of Premier League football. With his strike, Costa has scored a total of 11 goals in 14 league games as he tops the league scoring chart, one ahead of Aguero. Manchester City: Claudio Brave 5, Nicolas Otamendi 5, John Stones 6, Aleksandar Kolarov 5, Fernandinho 5, Ilkay Gundogan 6, Leroy Sane 5, Jesus Navas 6, Kevin De ... Read More »

Monster Energy becomes NASCAR title sponsor

Monster Energy , which will begin its tenure as naming rights partner on January 1, 2017, will become only the third company to serve as the entitlement sponsor in NASCAR premier series history, following RJ Reynolds and Sprint/Nextel. What does this do for the financial health of NASCAR, which has had recent declines in attendance and television ratings? The deal was the source of speculation for days prior to Thursday's announcement. Read More »

Dallas Cowboys Rumors: Ezekiel Elliot, Dak Prescott Overworked By Cowboys?

Maybe this is what Michael Irvin wanted last week , when he hoped for a loss against Washington. Something that would cause the team to re-focus and realize how much it still needs to work on. Late in the 4th quarter with 2 minutes left in the game, Dak fumbles the snap on on 3rd and 1, only to be recovered by Zeke Elliott. Lucky Whitehead also coughed up the football, although it was on a running play. Read More »

Alabama vs. Washington Prediction, Peach Bowl Preview

The Crimson Tide (13-0, 8-0 SEC) put together another dominant effort in the SEC title game on Saturday, as Nick Saban's squad throttled Florida, 54-16. The Huskies, while winners of the Pac-12, had a non-conference schedule of Rutgers, Idaho and Portland State. And a national championship. Myles Gaskin had 29 attempts for 159 yards and Lavon Coleman had 18 carries for 101 yards. Read More »

2016-2017 College Football Playoff and bowl schedule

Auburn, Florida State, Oklahoma and USC all finished the season strong while simply becoming the victims of strong non-conference schedules and equally tough conference opponents. 3,626 yards, 34 TDs passing; 441 yards, four TDs rushing. Alabama and Washington will play in the Peach Bowl in Atlanta, Georgia. J.T. Barrett had some inconsistencies during the season, but still threw for 3,275 yards and 33 touchdowns with five interceptions. Read More »

Seattle Seahawks Vs. Carolina Panthers: Bold Predictions For NFL Week 13

Newton has been sacked 27 times in 10 games; he was sacked 33 times all last season. After losing in the Super Bowl last season to Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos, they were expected to bounce back with a strong 2016 season. Seattle also have not forgotten being eliminated by the Panthers in the post-season last January. They now are No. 1, giving up 17.0 points per game. Read More »

Laurie Hernandez wins Dancing with the Stars

Those are his word, FYI, not mine. And, of course, Johnson and other gymnasts were quick to congratulate Hernandez on her victory on social media. See something entertaining on social media that you think deserves to be shared? Earlier in the night, the two-hour show saw the return of some fan favorites from throughout the season such as a musical performance from Vanilla Ice with "D.J". Read More »

Laurie Hernandez Crowned Winner 'Dancing With The Stars' Season 23

Indycar Racer, James Hinchcliffe and his partner Sharna Burgess were runner-ups while former NFL footballer, Calvin Johnson Jr and Lindsay Arnold placed third. "To all the kids out there, you don't have to wait to grow up to change the world", Chmerkovksiy said . "We went against three of the most fantastic competitors, and I'm glad to call them my family". Read More »

Ohio State Buckeyes' J.T. Barrett named top quarterback in Big Ten


Barrett ranks No. 3 in the Big Ten in total offense with 272.9 yards per game and has accounted for 33 total touchdowns. He also hauled in 20 receptions for 87 yards and totaled nine touchdowns. Ohio State's top playmaker on offense may not have received the correct amount of touches in nearly every game during the regular season, but Curtis Samuel received enough to be named on the Big Ten's first-team by both the coaches and media. Read More »

Aaron Rodgers Family: Olivia Munn Is Thankful For Packers QB

Rookie Wendell Smallwood and fourth-stringer Kenjon Barner would be have to lead the rushing attack if Mathews is out. After Cincinnati, the Eagles finish with the Redskins home, at Baltimore, then the Giants and Cowboys at the Linc. Running back Eddie Lacy and cornerback Sam Shields are out for the season. Starting guard T.J. Lang (ankle) is out. Rest assured Rodgers knows the overtime rule. Read More »

NFL Addresses Thursday Night Football's Future


The statement disputed a previous report which said the league was mulling changes to its Thursday offerings amid sagging ratings. But according to a Pro Football Talk report, the existence of " Thursday Night Football " soon will be discussed, with the league considering ending the mid-week game that has featured exhausted, woozy players and fans mocking the game itself. Read More »

Michigan-Ohio State most-watched college game of season


Maybe by the time the College Football Playoff committee sorts out its final rankings, most of the Ohio State Buckeyes will comprehend what just happened. Franklin on Sunday was asked whether the victor of the Big Ten title game deserves a spot in the four-team field. The Spartans (3-9, 1-8) stacked the line of scrimmage and held Barkley to 9 yards in the first half on nine carries. Read More »

King reluctant to share NASCAR title throne with Johnson

It was a devastating finish for the 37-year-old Edwards, who in 2011 had won at Homestead to tie Tony Stewart in the championship points only to lose the title on a tiebreaker. Dedicating the #Se7en hashtag to him and kind of building up to this. In 15 seasons, Johnson posted his 80th career win. "Everyone at Hendrick Motorsports is fantastic", Knaus said. Read More »