• Davis has 45 points, leads Pelicans past Timberwolves
Davis has 45 points, leads Pelicans past Timberwolves

But things have turned around quickly. Jrue Holiday had 15 points and Solomon Hill had 11. Atlanta (9-5) would only trim the deficit down to 16 as the New Orleans Pelicans (5-10) came away with a 112-94 win at Philips Arena. Minnesota shot 3 of 17 from 3-point range. "Good shooter. And just a good facilitator". And while Davis is comfortable en...

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  • Hamilton to keep 'hunting' Rosberg in Abu Dhabi
Hamilton to keep 'hunting' Rosberg in Abu Dhabi

It nearly happened in Brazil on Sunday with Max Verstappen overtaking Rosberg for second place behind Hamilton only for Red Bull to then make the wrong tyre choice and put the Dutch teenager on intermediates that needed changing again for wets.

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  • Browns designate Robert Griffin III to return from IR
Browns designate Robert Griffin III to return from IR

Now they have 21 days to activate Griffin or he must remain on IR for the remainder of the season. Playing quarterback for the Cleveland Browns has always been an exercise in futility. Jackson said that Josh McCown will start. Rookie quarterback Cody Kessler suffered his second concussion of the season in a 24-9 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers ...

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  • Giants win another close one, for 5th straight victory
Giants win another close one, for 5th straight victory

Of course, there was a little excitement. But a 14-yard sack by Jason Pierre-Paul (who had 2.5 of them) and a 5-yard penalty sent them back to the 49. Shepard split a seam in the middle of the Bears defense three plays later, but Gould missed the extra point keeping things tense. Eli Manning was as efficient as he's been all season and worked t...

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  • Trump opponents try to beat him at the Electoral College
Trump opponents try to beat him at the Electoral College

Strangely, it isn't Donald Trump's radical victory that surprised me. Another alternative to the Electoral College is a national bonus system that awards extra electoral votes to the victor of the popular vote, ensuring that no candidate can be elected without winning the popular vote.

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  • Ward pulls off decision win over Kovalev for title
Ward pulls off decision win over Kovalev for title

Both fighters were unbeaten going into the bout but Ward snatched all three of the Russian's belts in Las Vegas on Saturday night. Ward lands a hard right that makes Kovalev wince. In the end, Andre Ward stands tall, taking home a unanimous decision victory by just one point on each card. This news story is related to Print/166018-Pound-for-pou...

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  • Hughes stays on top in RSM Classic
Hughes stays on top in RSM Classic

He missed, and four players will have to return in the morning to finish the playoff. Interviewed seconds after the second playoff hole on PGA Tour Radio, Hughes said the lack of light made the putt hard and he considered waiting until tomorrow.

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  • Leicester City's Mahrez and his dreams of the Champions League
Leicester City's Mahrez and his dreams of the Champions League

Relegation from the Premier League is not something Riyad Mahrez and his Leicester City team-mates are thinking about despite their struggles this season. The PFA Player of the Year has like the rest of Claudio Ranieri's champions so far failed to hit the heights of last season domestically but is adamant performances have been good, despite si...

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  • Trochek, Barkov score in SO; Panthers beat Rangers 3-2
Trochek, Barkov score in SO; Panthers beat Rangers 3-2

Yandle spent the past two seasons with the Rangers and signed a seven-year contract with the Panthers this past summer. The incident happened during overtime, before the Panthers won 3-2 in a shootout at Madison Square Garden in NY.

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  • Xavier Rhodes 100 yard INT return for TD
Xavier Rhodes 100 yard INT return for TD

They have a great balance of run and pass that can keep defenses on their toes. In the battle of banged up (i.e. depleted) offensive lines the Vikings got the edge Sunday. "Three plays dictated the game", the Cardinals' coach said. Instead of continuing to fail, the entire offensive unit dug deep in a game that stunned the Cardinals defe...

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  • Knee injury to sideline Kompany for weeks - Guardiola
Knee injury to sideline Kompany for weeks - Guardiola

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany is set to miss the key Champions League match with Borussia Monchengladbach after sitting out training on Tuesday. A draw will be enough if Celtic lose at home to Barcelona in the other Group C fixture. 'We are trying to winter at a good level and play in the Europa League - that is our aim.

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  • Debutant Hameed not fazed by India challenge
Debutant Hameed not fazed by India challenge

Cricket is a amusing game and a lot of it is played in the mind. "He obviously must be flying (high)", said Cook on the eve of the five-Test series opener here on Wednesday. His 100th Test came as captain on England's unsuccessful 1992/3 tour of India , at Kolkata, and two years later the all-time record first-class runscorer finished his epic...

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  • Novak Djokovic overcomes first-set loss for win in London
Novak Djokovic overcomes first-set loss for win in London

After Thiem edged a tight first set in the tiebreak, the momentum quickly shifted with Djokovic winning 6-7 (12), 6-0, 6-2 as he bids for a fifth consecutive title at The O2. "It's not the first time I did it", said an irritated Novak who lost his number one ranking to Andy Murray last week in a disappointing fall season.

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  • Singapore wants to drop F1 race: Ecclestone
Singapore wants to drop F1 race: Ecclestone

According to the F1 supremo, Singapore is evaluating whether the event - which receives 60 per cent of its funding from the government - makes financial sense since its primary objective of raising the nation's profile internationally has been achieved.

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  • Messi, Neymar, Mohd Faiz Subri go for FIFA award
Messi, Neymar, Mohd Faiz Subri go for FIFA award

Kekana becomes only the second South African player to be nominated for the award after Siphiwe Tshabalala. 2011 victor Neymar , meanwhile, makes the cut for a truly tremendous three-touch individual goal against Villarreal in November 2015 that saw him flick the ball over the defender's head before dispatching a low volley.

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  • Adrian Peterson reportedly hoping to make December return to the Vikings
Adrian Peterson reportedly hoping to make December return to the Vikings

Hillman totaled 50 rushing yards on 18 carries and added 43 yards on four catches in five games with the Vikings. The Vikings have been encouraged enough by Peterson's progress to believe he could return by Week 15 or 16. Hillman was signed by the Vikings in order to help fill the void left by injured running back Adrian Peterson while the tandem...

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  • Gay scores 23 points, Kings beat Raptors 102-99
Gay scores 23 points, Kings beat Raptors 102-99

Regardless it was one unhappy group of Raptors that were making their way to Los Angeles late last night. DeMarre Carroll inbounded the ball with 2.4 seconds to play, and Cousins deflected the pass. 20, 2016. For at least the past five years the Raptors have come into this city with the better team on paper yet can't seem to find the solution t...

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  • Five ways Australia should counter South Africa at Hobart
Five ways Australia should counter South Africa at Hobart

Following an impressive 177-run win over hosts Australia, visitors South Africa get all set to take the hosts once again in the second of the three-Test series at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart on Saturday. "He isn't in the best form with the bat either, which compounds the problem for him personally and for the team as a whole". Uncapped Joe Menn...

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  • Rams' Hill will be inactive after early-morning arrest
Rams' Hill will be inactive after early-morning arrest

He was released after posting $15,000 bail, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Hill was released at 1:35 p.m. PT on $15,000 bail and was ordered to appear in court December 14, according to a CBS report. Hill later pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of menacing and received 36 months of probation. At his Monday afternoo...

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  • Week 10 Fantasy Disappointments
Week 10 Fantasy Disappointments

He still remains on pace for the best season of his career, with a per-game receiving yard pace that would push him over 1,200 for the first time, but that pace has certainly slowed of late. Against a better matchup, Ingram is startable, but this isn't one of them. The Browns have allowed 69 receptions for 765 yards and nine touchdowns.

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