• UNC announces Mack Brown’s return as head football coach
UNC announces Mack Brown’s return as head football coach

Fedora compiled a 45-43 record in seven seasons at UNC. He will be announced as the new coach on Tuesday at a school press conference. "We are excited about his plans for our football program, and I am thrilled to welcome Coach Brown and wife Sally back to Chapel Hill".

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  • LSU analyst punched in pacemaker after loss to Texas A&M
LSU analyst punched in pacemaker after loss to Texas A&M

The scuffle was caught on camera as Faulk was seen with his hands on the other man in a photo captured by a photographer from the Baton Rouge Advocate. Sources near the incident said he threw his headset at LSU staffers and challenged them to fight. "Out of nowhere, I got nailed", Kragthorpe said in a phone interview while he drove back home from...

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Castle "100 per cent" backs Cheika call on Ashley-Cooper, Beale

As a result, calls for Rugby Australia to sack Cheika have grown louder, with the RA board reportedly meeting on December 10 for another performance review. 'This is a situation where two boys brought some friends and family back into their hotel without thinking of the implications of that, because they were friends and family.

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  • Jazz seek to defend better versus Lakers
Jazz seek to defend better versus Lakers

The Orlando Magic had swept the season series against the Los Angeles Lakers once in their first 29 seasons in the National Basketball Association. "But we're not going to win many games like that, when you turn the ball over 24 times and just have 10 assists".

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  • Jose Mourinho explains why he has dropped Eric Bailly
Jose Mourinho explains why he has dropped Eric Bailly

The 56-capped former Three Lions worldwide, a quick and technical player who was thought by another Blues great as underappreciated in England , was recently asked about who he considers as the best player he's ever played with and having played for Chelsea at a time when the club started to dominate domestically, it felt safe to assume he would...

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  • With Ohio State looming, MI still #4 in CFP
With Ohio State looming, MI still #4 in CFP

However, some teams are still playing for their 6th win to secure a potential bowl bid, while other losing teams are playing the rivalry game as their bowl game looking to stick it to their rival. The complete rankings are below . Should Alabama lose a close game to Georgia in the SEC championship game, the Bulldogs likely would finish in t...

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  • Nissan aims to nominate new chairman by around Dec
Nissan aims to nominate new chairman by around Dec

Separately, the Kyodo news agency has reported that Nissan had paid $100,000 a year since 2002 to Ghosn's sister who had no record of doing advisory work for the group. Nissan insisted Ghosn's arrest followed several months of internal investigation following allegations from a whistleblower. The management of the concern Nissan has also a...

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  • 5 talking points ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
5 talking points ahead of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

For the fifth year running the Silver Arrows will start first and second in the United Arab Emirates, Formula One world champion Hamilton securing his 11th pole of 2018 and 83rd of his career. "I would be happier with fourth than fifth but we got through Q2 [the second lap of qualifying] on the ultrasoft [tyres] which was our target". Last year's...

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  • Unai Emery will be without four players for the trip to Bournemouth
Unai Emery will be without four players for the trip to Bournemouth

More has perhaps been expected of a player who cost the Gunners a fee in the region of €50million five years ago, and Emery has promised to make the most of the World Cup winner's natural ability. He added: "I want to create a team that know how to exploit the space, are able to counter-attack, or when there's no space, calmly find a way to create ...

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  • 3 takeaways from No. 3 Gonzaga's win over No. 1 Duke
3 takeaways from No. 3 Gonzaga's win over No. 1 Duke

Barrett took the Blue Devils' unbeaten record into his own hands and was rebuffed at every turn. "Experience plays a big role in this", said Norvell Jr, "We came down the stretch and got some stops. Quentin Goodin scored 15 points, Elias Harden added 14 and Xavier dominated the second half to beat IL 83-74 in the Maui Invitational seventh-place...

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  • Cleveland Cavaliers announce JR Smith no longer with the team
Cleveland Cavaliers announce JR Smith no longer with the team

But Irving requested a trade , largely, as Smith points out, because he saw the forest for the trees. Veterans have seen their minutes given to young players. The 33-year-old now has publicly demanded a trade twice and told The Athletic he has no relationship with general manager Koby Altman. James admitted he would understand that if there wa...

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  • Neymar injured in Brazil friendly
Neymar injured in Brazil friendly

The Paris St-Germain player was substituted after tweaking his groin as he shot at goal with seven minutes gone in the worldwide match at Milton Keynes in England. Brazil team doctor Rodrigo Lasmar also said it did not appear to be a serious problem. "He felt discomfort", Lasmar said. A source told ESPN FC that Mbappe will have X-rays on his sh...

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  • Djokovic is proud of 'phenomenal season' despite ATP Finals debacle
Djokovic is proud of 'phenomenal season' despite ATP Finals debacle

The 21-year-old German has always been talked of as the leader of a pack of hungry young tyros aiming to unseat the multiple Grand Slam winners who have dominated the sport for well over a decade. He has played consistent tennis throughout the year and will now finish it as number four in the world. The 20-time grand slam champion added: "Look, I...

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  • Van Dijk finds time to console referee during Dutch delight
Van Dijk finds time to console referee during Dutch delight

The Dutch advance from the tough three-team Group A1 at the expense of world champions France after scoring twice in the final six minutes in Gelsenkirchen as Germany were punished for not being clinical enough in the second half. "They risked everything and were rewarded". 'And we showed that there is a big future in this team'. Holland ...

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  • Packers Believe Jimmy Graham May Have Broken Thumb
Packers Believe Jimmy Graham May Have Broken Thumb

And every advantage or tiebreaker in that race - such as a head-to-head victory - could end up being crucial. "It might frustrate some people like we can't make up our mind but I feel really comfortable with how we're doing this", Carroll said.

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  • Celtics struggle offensively in 98-86 loss to Jazz
Celtics struggle offensively in 98-86 loss to Jazz

They just couldn't stop him. ESPN Stats & Information reported Mitchell's 31-point, zero-assist line was the first such performance since Carmelo Anthony scored 62 points for the New York Knicks in a victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on January 24, 2014.

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  • Ben Stokes channels inner 'Watto' after horrendous DRS review against Sri Lanka
Ben Stokes channels inner 'Watto' after horrendous DRS review against Sri Lanka

Stokes was at the crease with English skipper Joe Root when in the 27th over, he was struck on the pad adjacent to the stumps by Sri Lankan spinner Dilruwan Perera and was given out immediately by the umpire before opting for a review. "We feel if we can put pressure on tomorrow with our batting and get a good total, we feel that we can win the gam...

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  • Damaged field forces National Football League to change location of Chiefs-Rams game
Damaged field forces National Football League to change location of Chiefs-Rams game

The league announced the extraordinary decision six days before one of the most-anticipated regular-season games of the year. Both teams sitting at 9-1. The field in Mexico City is reportedly in awful shape and the league is anxious about the playing surface. Every time the NFL plays in global stadiums, the league mandates that the home team keep...

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  • Djokovic through after dismantling Zverev, Cilic still in hunt
Djokovic through after dismantling Zverev, Cilic still in hunt

Our tennis columnist, Dan Weston, previews the two matches. With Cristiano Ronaldo watching from the crowd, Djokovic secured his second break at 3-3 in the second and went on to dispatch Isner with the minimum of fuss. I think tennis is in good hands. "Zverev is obviously the leader of that next generation". "I thought I played well from ...

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  • One Warriors player believes Durant will leave after this season
One Warriors player believes Durant will leave after this season

Instead, Green dribbled the ball up the court and decided against passing to Durant or a wide-open Klay Thompson in the corner and he would eventually lose the ball as time expired in regulation. "We're a team that goes through stuff just like everybody else". Golden State Warriors stars Draymond Green, Andre Iguodala and Kevin Durant . "I w...

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  • Manchester City look better than ever in derby stroll
Manchester City look better than ever in derby stroll

He is going to try to do the best job like we try to as managers and football players. However, to make sure that changes, Jose Mourinho and Manchester United are reportedly still very interested in signing world cup victor Jerome Boateng, especially with Bayern Munich looking to sell their best players.

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  • Rams Lose Top WR, Cooper Kupp Out for Season with Torn ACL
Rams Lose Top WR, Cooper Kupp Out for Season with Torn ACL

While the Seahawks back started the game in impressive fashion, he was sidelined shortly after halftime and didn't return to action. "It's a huge loss for our football team, he's such an important part of what we do and a great football player, a great person, and it's tough, but fortunately we've got guys that are ready to step up", McVay said.

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  • Chelsea's Eden Hazard feeling wear and tear of professional football
Chelsea's Eden Hazard feeling wear and tear of professional football

Chelsea on Sunday did manage to create several scoring chances at Stamford Bridge stadium, especially on shots by Spanish striker Alvaro Morata , Brazilian winger Willian and Spanish defender Marcos Alonso . Rudiger appeared to make the most of minimal contact from Bernard and both players were booked by referee Kevin Friend. Perhaps the bes...

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  • Caris LeVert sustains gruesome injury, National Basketball Association community reacts
Caris LeVert sustains gruesome injury, National Basketball Association community reacts

The Nets' leading scorer this season, LeVert was breaking out as a star after a strong offseason program that had teammates and coaches raving during training about his growth as a player. "Fortunately, tests performed this morning revealed that there are no fractures and only moderate ligament damage", O'Malley said. The arena was silent as me...

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  • All Blacks outlast England as Underhill denied late try
All Blacks outlast England as Underhill denied late try

It was his first start in over four years and he admitted it had been an emotional afternoon at Twickenham Stadium in a match England lost by one point. We don't want to sit there and watch it". 'Blunder two: The drop goal that never came. "That's where New Zealand generally run away from teams and they couldn't".

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