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Stanford's McCaffrey to skip Sun Bowl, UNC

McCaffrey finishes his Stanford career with 3,922 rushing yards, 1,206 receiving yards, 1,859 return yards and 33 total touchdowns. The second-place finisher in the Heisman Trophy race a year ago, McCaffrey ranks fourth nationally with an average of 145.7 rushing yards per game this season.

Stanford RB McCaffrey to skip bowl, focus on draft

Fournette and McCaffrey are both expected to be drafted in the first round in April. "I tried to play through the injury as best as I could", Fournette said . Last year, Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith suffered a major knee injury in the Fiesta Bowl and dropped from a likely Top 5 pick to the second round, costing himself millions of dollars in the process.

Giants to be fined for using a walkie-talkie

The same source said McAdoo's use of a walkie-talkie is worse than what the Cleveland Browns did in 2014, when they ultimately lost a draft pick for in-game communications between former general manager Ray Farmer and former offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan.

Titans stun Chiefs on Succop's last-second field goal

The Chiefs would have clinched a playoff berth with the victory, but they move to 10-4 on the season. In order for that to come to fruition Oakland would have to see the New England Patriots lose a game and the Raiders must win out. Marcus Mariota got the Titans just inside field goal range for a long attempt in frigid and hard conditions. But after getting the ball back, they were positioned for a 52-yard field goal.

Waterson announced herself on UFC stage with submission win over VanZant

After making her UFC debut in July 2015, Waterson was forced to pull out of multiple fights in the past year because of knee and hand injuries. Despite the long layoff, Waterson stated numerous times that she didn't believe in ring rust and that was never more evident than with her quick start against VanZant once the first round got underway.

Conte tells rampant Chelsea he wants more

Fabregas pressed his case for a regular start with the only goal of the game at Sunderland this week that secured Chelsea's 10th successive league victory and tightened their hold at the head of the Premier League table with a six point advantage over Liverpool.

Michael Floyd claimed off waivers by the Patriots, of course

That followed two straight six-touchdown seasons and a 1,000-yard season in 2013. The Patriots have been hit by injuries to their receiving corps, including star tight end Rob Gronkowski. Floyd is scheduled to earn $1.2 million for the remainder of the regular season, and then would receive playoff shares that go to every player if he's on the Patriots roster in the postseason.

Long-standing exclusivity deal between Porsche and EA has ended

Racing video games have been an important subgroup of video games as a whole for almost as long as the latter have existed, from 1973's Space Race and 1982's Pole Position to modern day arcade racers like Gran Turismo and hardcore simulations like Assetto Corsa.

Ibrahimovic late strike seals Man United win over Palace

However, Ibrahimovic was there to break Palace hearts in the 88th-minute as a Pogba pass found him in space and he smashed the victor into the net. But Ibrahimovic was on hand to finish brilliantly from Pogba's through-ball with just two minutes remaining to seal a hard-fought 2-1 win for the visitors.

Importance of personal milestones has diminished: Kohli

India , who are now unbeaten for 17 matches in the longest format of the game, will now play the dead rubber fifth Test match against England beginning on December 16 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. "I'm not sure he's changed". And to understand that this is a totally transformed side that has the belief to beat a world-class Test team by being 3-0 up with one Test to go, this was very satisfying for me both as a captain and player.

LeBron erupts, pushes Cavs past Hornets

It was the second night of a back-to-back for the Cavs (17-5), and one night after James surpassed Elvin Hayes for ninth place on the all-time scoring list. "I've got to keep defences at bay and keep them off balance throughout the whole game where they're just not keying in on my drive or keying in on my post-ups".

Dexter Fowler joins St. Louis Cardinals

A year ago, the Cubs raided the Cardinals by signing right fielder Jason Heyward to an eight-year, $184 million contract. The lanky 30-year-old from Atlanta is a.268 career hitter over nine seasons with Colorado, Houston and the Cubs.

MI to begin recount; legal fight moves to Pennsylvania

District Judge Mark Goldsmith, who was appointed to the federal bench by President Barack Obama in 2010. Stein has raised more than $4.5 million through online fundraisers to mount recount challenges in Michigan, Wisconsin , and Pennsylvania - all states that former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton was widely expected to win but lost to President-elect Donald Trump by less than 1 percent of the vote in each state.

Infantino backs 48-team World Cup with 16 groups

Infantino made his views clear in a letter to Federation Internationale de Football Association council members, where five different options were outlined. Japan and South Korea co-hosted the tournament in 2002 but a World Cup spread across three countries would be unprecedented. Or is that guided to improve the level of football? We'll never know.

John Kasich doesn't want Electoral College voters to vote for him

He also supports keeping the Electoral College system as it is. But it is certainly a break in tradition and these electors truly have a responsibility to follow the will and lead of the people. Electors will vote to replace Sisneros when they convene next week in state capitals nationwide to cast their ballots for president. Trump won 3,084 of them, Clinton won 57.

Arsene Wenger savours 'great result' as Arsenal finish top of Group A

The Frenchman admitted he feels "less guilt" at having topped the group, but he is all too aware it does not guarantee safe passage in the knock-out rounds. At first glance you would think that Arsenal have an equal chance of facing any of six teams who came second in their group: Madrid, Bayern, Sevilla, Bayer Leverkusen, Benfica and Porto.

Plane carrying 40 crashes in Pakistan

The cause of the crash was not immediately clear. Pakistani media reported that Junaid Jamshed, a pop star turned evangelical preacher, was feared to have died in the crash. Known religious scholar Junaid Jamshed was onboard the flight along with wife and Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Chitral, Osama Warraich had also boarded the aircraft with his wife and a daughter.

Adrian Peterson eyeing return if Minnesota Vikings can stay in playoff hunt

On the other hand, he could risk further injury behind a disaster O-line that's played a leading role in the Vikings having the NFL's worst run game (3.0 yards per carry). The training staff has been diligent reminding him that cutting on an empty practice field is much different than game speed. Peterson was sidelined by a torn meniscus in his right knee in September and had surgery on Sept.

Baylor University hires Matt Rhule as new head coach

In 2013, Rhule inherited a program that went 4-7 the year before he arrived in Philly and has gone from two wins in his first season to 6-6 to 10-4 and now to 10-3 and a Top 25 ranking. He has also coached at Albright, Buffalo, UCLA and Western Carolina. The firm's report in May led to the immediate suspension of Briles, who had eight seasons left on his contract and reached an undisclosed settlement with the school a month later.

Colts Arrive In New Jersey With Control Of Their Playoff Destiny

With the Jets playing for pride and the Colts needing to run the table in order to have a legitimate shot at the playoffs, everything will rest on Luck's shoulders. Fitzpatrick might have one of his best games this season, considering the Colts rank 31st in opponents' passer rating , but it will be hard for him to match Luck.

Why Conor McGregor is smart to have boxing license

That belt's still at my home right now. "I think ( McGregor ) getting his boxing license was sticking the finger to the UFC for stripping him of the title ", said Carl Frampton, the featherweight boxing champion from Northern Ireland who'll fight Los Angeles' Leo Santa Cruz in the January 28 main event, a rematch of their fight-of-the-year contender from July.

Maxwell fined for verbal whack at Wade

Miller says the upcoming fixture is a chance for Canberra fans to make a statement to Cricket Australia after low crowd numbers at Bellerive Oval for the Hobart Test. Hilton Cartwright may be considered one of Australia's most left-field selections in years but Glenn Maxwell has praised his potential to be a mainstay in the green and gold.

Detroit Pistons C Andre Drummond fined $15000 for flagrant elbow

This was the Hornets fourth game in five night and the second half of a back to back. The Celtics had Tuesday off. The Hornets caught a bit of a break, as Monday's game against the Grizzlies was a blowout, so starters and key players were allowed to take break and rest near the end of the game.

'Indiana vs. North Carolina - 11/30/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction'

At 9:15 p.m., No. 3 North Carolina travels to No. 13 Indiana. The results have been positive for UNC, and hard to defend for its opposition. As a part of the annual ACC-Big Ten Challenge, No. Here is the list of college basketball games on TV for November 30. "He's doing a little bit more every day". This is what you call a momentum-builder if you're the Hoosiers and a kick to the groin if you're the Tar Heels.

USA prospect Josh Perez, 18, makes his Fiorentina debut

Marcelo Brozovic fired them ahead after three minutes and Antonio Candreva tapped in a second from Ivan Perisic's cross six minutes later. Inter could have gone in with a 4-1 half-time lead, but Tatarusanu produced a great stop at his far post to thwart Ever Banega's well-struck free kick.

Golden State Warriors vs Indiana Pacers: Line-ups, preview and prediction

The task became harder, the opponent even more daunting and the objective near impossible to obtain. At the beginning of the season, turnovers were the Achilles heel to what was supposed to be a historically great offense, but they've regained that flow and chemistry with which they've played in the last couple of seasons.

With fires under control, Israel turns to recovery efforts

Wildfires in central Israel have spread to the occupied West Bank as the blaze continued to rage for the fifth day. Foreign aircraft and Palestinian firefighters came on Friday to help Israel deal with a series of fires that caused the evacuation of tens of thousands of people and caused considerable damage.

B10 East, playoff hopes on line when Michigan-Ohio St. meet

But if No. 7 Penn State beats Michigan State on Saturday and goes on to win the Big Ten championship, it would be 11-2 with a conference title and a head-to-head win over Ohio State. Clemson remains in control of its destiny in the Atlantic Coast Conference, with a rivalry date with SC preceding a return appearance in the conference championship game.

Conor McGregor Stripped of Featherweight Title: Latest Details, Reaction

So why has this happened? UFC 206 was supposed to be headlined by light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier fighting Anthony Johnson , however he has had to pull out of the fight due to injury . McGregor claimed the lightweight title earlier this month at UFC 205 with an emphatic victory over Eddie Alvarez. The Pettis versus Holloway fight will be a battle for the interim featherweight title, set to take place in Toronto on December 11 (AEDT).

Bayern Munich return to winning ways as Dortmund slip up at Frankfurt

Leverkusen made the better start with Admir Mehmedi and Hakan Calhanoglu both going close before Joshua Kimmich headed straight at Bernd Leno at the other end. Michael Gregoritsch headed the home side into a flying start in the third minute but Fin Bartels equalized for Bremen inside the first quarter-hour.

Manchester United vs West Ham

A win at Old Trafford could lift West Ham as high as 11th in the Premier League and help to alleviate the pressure on the Croatian. It's something Bilic will have to address in January if West Ham are to avoid a relegation battle come May, but there are also other areas that need reinforcing in the New Year.

Great Balls of fire: Ed the Strictly showman survives another week

Following the singing contest's movies week the IT worker turned comedy hip hop phenomenon was relegated to the sing-off in the public vote. But it was Greg Rutherford and Claudia Fragapane who landed in the bottom two and had to face the dreaded dance off.

Thunder's Russell Westbrook continues to make National Basketball Association history

Victor Oladipo scored 16 points, and Joffrey Lauvergne scored 15 off the bench for Oklahoma City . After the Thunder started the year 6-1, they've now gone just 2-7 to get them to.500. The Thunder have used the same starting lineup in all 17 games this season. Danilo Gallinari (right thigh), Juancho Hernangomez (right ankle sprain) and Gary Harris were all out.

Big game James: LeBron attending Ohio State-Michigan game

Only Michigan controls its own destiny this week. Facing UM coaches Bo Schembechler and Lloyd Carr, Buckeyes coach John Cooper went 2-10-1 against The Team Up North even when he had rosters loaded with National Football League talent. The Gamecocks are having a forgettable season, but if they beat the Tigers you better believe there will be celebratory couch burnings in Columbia. The surge came from two Loop three-pointers and Elmore and senior guard Stevie Browning hitting from behind the arc ...

Rooney sets new European goals record for Manchester United

Rashford had a shot on target that was saved and played a key pass in the build-up to the third goal. A draw or win at Zorya Luhansk in their final group game will now see United into the last 32. Energised by the goal, United began to turn it on the second half. Even Mkhitaryan came out of his shell and began enjoying himself in the second half, and though his appeals for a foul were rather harshly overlooked when he took on and nearly beat the entire Feyenoord defence, the smarter ...

Andre Ward takes decision win over Sergey Kovalev

Kovalev kept charging forward but Ward spun and slipped out of danger. Andre Ward is most certainly "The Best Ever" today and boxing is better off because of it. Ward tasted Kovalev's power early. "We were a little careless with that knockdown in the second round", said Ward's trainer, Virgil Hunter. Both fighters still seem fairly fresh.

Cooper, Democrats pressuring Gov. McCrory to concede

Pat McCrory's campaign alleges voter fraud as he trails Democrat Roy Cooper in the vote count. North Carolina's incumbent for the governor's seat has dug his heels in and is not going out without a fight; two weeks after the election, Pat McCrory (R) officially asked for a recount on Tuesday.

Zak Brown announced as new McLaren boss

As Brown left the McLaren headquarters in Woking, Surrey, in a chauffeur-driven auto last night, he told The Times in his first interview that he was "like a kid in a candy store". The team also confirmed that they had held talks about a possible takeover by Apple but stressed that the technology giants' interest "never matured into a definitive proposition".

LeBron scores 28 as Cavs edge Raptors 121-117 for 9th win

I know, both games featured an opponent on the second night of a back-to-back on the road. This matters because it puts D-League salaries in the ballpark of what undrafted players would earn in their first season in Europe, making it more likely some of them stay here and chase their National Basketball Association dream and grow their game rather than get a paycheck.

AUDIO: Baltimore Ravens at Dallas Cowboys Preview

This game should be close. Elliott already averages over 100 yards per game and has over 1,000 on the season but there seems to be no sign of him slowing down, let alone drifting in to anything near a slump. Dallas TE Jason Witten ninth with 1,064. There were no turnovers on the day and the Ravens defense played a serviceable game against the dynamic duo of rookies in the Cowboys back field.

Spartans aiming for another big upset against Ohio State

The road team is 7-0 ATS in the last seven games between the Buckeyes and Spartans. MSU also faces the Nittany Lions to close out the regular season on November 26. and will conclude with Michigan State Saturday at 7 p.m. The most likely scenario is Wisconsin presumably beats Purdue and Minnesota, Penn State wins out and Ohio State defeats MI, which means the Badgers will play against the Nittany Lions in Lucas Oil Stadium on December 3.

Jose Mourinho must create joy not fear: Psychologist

Mr Wenger has that respect from all of you, I don't think I have, especially because my last Premier League title was 18 months ago, not 18 years ago. "Manchester United are traditionally one of the strongest teams in the league and, although we beat them convincingly last season at home, the away game was maybe the one in which we faded".

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola denies ban on players having sex

Vincent Kompany could feature in Manchester City's trip to Crystal Palace on Saturday, while Pep Guardiola has no new injury problems. We have here two of the nicest players I have met in my life in Fernando and Fernandinho so they are going to help.

Sergey Kovalev story emblematic of the American dream

The reality that the ethnicity of a fighter influences his popularity is about as old as boxing itself. That is just a great fight. What's more, it's a relevant fight. But one thing is for certain: unlike Mayweather-Pacquiao and so many others, this is a fight worth waiting for. It's hard to predict which way the odds will shift between now and fight night as opinions on who will ultimately emerge victorious appear to be split.

Federal government estimating number of homeless people

The number of homeless people in West Virginia continues to drop along with the national homeless population, according to a release from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. City and homeless officials at that time pointed to an improvement in counting homeless youth to account for all or part of the city's 11% increase in homelessness and a 5.7 % jump countywide from the year before.

First taste of wintry weather headed for northern Plains

Sunday's forecast is for morning showers, cloudy skies and daily highs in the mid to upper 40s. " Thursday will be bright and sunny with a light breeze courtesy of sprawling high pressure that will extend from Canada to the Gulf coast", according to the National Weather Service.

Highlights from all the matches played in week 10 in the NFL

The Dallas Cowboys at 8-1, barring some unforeseen collapse, should win the division, although don't count out the New York Giants at 6-3, winning close games and showing impressive defense. With over 1,000 rushing yards in his first nine games , he joins an elite list with Adrian Peterson and Eric Dickerson. Their path to the playoffs is nearly certain, and while the Atlanta and New Orleans offenses would pose a serious threat they are both attached to extremely weak defenses.

Ways The Pistons Could Trade For Klay Thompson

Scalabrine opened the conversation by saying he had heard Thompson might be available and that the specific rumor he heard involved the Celtics. Coach Steve Kerr has repeatedly shot down all of these rumors, but there's no doubt that trading Thompson - either now or in the future - could benefit Golden State in the long run.

Injured Texas A&M QB Knight doesn't start 2nd half

The Bulldogs accounted for 572 yards of total offense against Texas A&M - including a jaw-dropping 363 yards on the ground - as they got the victory. Bowen buying that Harden has "no beef" with HowardFournette has chance to get back in the Heisman raceCurry should adjust game more efficientlySVP: NFL needs to allow personalitysc Knight injured his right (throwing) shoulder on a 19-yard touchdown run.

Goalkeeper Tim Howard to undergo surgery Thursday

Howard suffered the injury while taking a goal kick in the USA's 2-1 defeat to Mexico in a World Cup qualifier Friday. Surgery is set for Thursday in Los Angeles by Dr. Howard, 37, joined the Rapids in mid-season after 13 years in the Premier League, the last 11 with Everton. He tried to play on, but eventually relented and was substituted off.