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Sports Real suffer shock defeat to Liga minnows Girona in Catalonia
Author: 0 Real suffer shock defeat to Liga minnows Girona in Catalonia

Played against a tense political backdrop in Catalonia, Girona started brightly as their intensity and enthusiasm appeared to unsettle the champions. There were plenty of familiar names in the Girona XI, meanwhile, with on-loan Manchester City defender Pablo Maffeo joined by on-loan Stoke City defender Marc Muniesa in the back four.

Sports Wozniacki finally beats Williams to win WTA Finals in Singapore
Author: 0 Wozniacki finally beats Williams to win WTA Finals in Singapore

Another terrific forehand broke Williams again at 5-3 but yet again the American hung in and Wozniacki was unable to put her away, and was broken back. Williams had won all seven of their previous meetings. "I am so happy I managed to win in the end", said the champion who capped a memorable return from an injury-plagued 2016 to claim the Billie Jean King Trophy.

Sports Cubs Bench Coach Named New Manager of Nationals
Author: 0 Cubs Bench Coach Named New Manager of Nationals

Multiple media outlets are reporting the Washington Nationals have chosen a new manager. It will be interesting to see Martinez go head-to-head against Joe Maddon on the field next season. After falling in five games to the Cubs in the NL Division Series, Washington opted to fire Dusty Baker after two seasons and 192 victories. But the Nats were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs both times under Baker.

Sports LeBron James: I'm Fine, Cavaliers Fine
Author: 0 LeBron James: I'm Fine, Cavaliers Fine

The Cleveland Cavaliers were beaten 123-101 by the Pelicans on Saturday night, marking their third loss in four games, but the early skid is not too concerning for LeBron James . Luckily for the rest of us, Lloyd made a decision to chronicle everything that happened over these chaotic past several years, and the result is "The Blueprint: LeBron James , Cleveland's Deliverance & the Making of the Modern NBA ", Lloyd's book that came out earlier this week.

Sports Lee to Morgan Jr. with 14 seconds left sends Nebraska over Purdue
Author: 0 Lee to Morgan Jr. with 14 seconds left sends Nebraska over Purdue

Bradley led Nebraska's ground game with seven carries for 42 yards in the second half, after the Huskers managed just eight rushing yards on 15 carries in the first half. Nebraska has a total of nine points in the first half of its past three games and hasn't scored a TD in those six quarters. Purdue rushed for 199 yards as its struggling offense finally broke out of its funk.

Sports Tate does it again, Arizona runs past No. 15 WSU 58-37
Author: 0 Tate does it again, Arizona runs past No. 15 WSU 58-37

The loss knocked Washington State out of a tie with Stanford for first place in the Pac-12 North. A victory for surprising Arizona would leave the Wildcats in the thick of things in the race in the Pac-12 South, and the Wildcats would be tied for first with a win and an Arizona State upset of USC.

Author: 0 Ohio State 39, Penn State 38: Five quick observations

It was the best Big Ten game of this season - or maybe any season. In one of the greatest clutch performances ever seen, Barrett was 33 of 39 for 328 yards and four touchdowns, including the winning 16-yard scoring toss to tight end Marcus Baugh .

Sports Brazil finish third with 2-0 win over Mali
Author: 0 Brazil finish third with 2-0 win over Mali

Mali , despite enjoying only 43 percent of possession, looked more threatening in the first-half with Lassana Ndiaye and Hadji Drame proving a constant menace to the nerve-stricken Brazilian defence. The pattern of the match did not change much in the second half with Mali looking the side likely to score. Four minutes later, Traore would create space in the middle for Camara, whose powerful shot again went whizzing past the left post of Brazao.

Sports No 25 Iowa State knocks off No 4 TCU
Author: 0 No 25 Iowa State knocks off No 4 TCU

With the Big 12 releasing its 2018 conference schedule Thursday, TCU's 2018 football slate is now finalized. By comparison, ISU was far more efficient in the red zone, scoring two touchdowns on Kyle Kempt touchdown passes to Matthew Eaton in the first quarter and Hakeem Butler in the second.

Sports No. 13 Virginia Tech beats Duke in the rain
Author: 0 No. 13 Virginia Tech beats Duke in the rain

Pitts went 3 of 14 from the floor and had four assists and three steals. Saturday night's game was the second time Duke failed to score a touchdown in game, joining the 31-6 loss to Miami that started this streak on September 29. "I'm not a meteorologist but I felt like the weather was going to get bad", he said. Facing a third-and-5 from its own 7 with 55 seconds left in the first half, the Devils were in position to run the clock almost to zero.

Sports NC State strikes early with blocked punt TD
Author: 0 NC State strikes early with blocked punt TD

When No. 9 Notre Dame and No. 14 North Carolina State meet today in a matchup of 6-1 teams, it pits the nation's sixth-ranked rushing offense against the sixth-ranked rushing defense. Smythe somehow managed to reel in the pass from Wimbush and stay inbounds. The Wolfpack grabbed a 14-7 lead with 14:48 left in the second quarter as Finley found wide receiver Kelvin Harmon for 15-yard touchdown.

Sports Thunder Charter Plane Lands Safely Despite Massive Dent in Nose
Author: 0 Thunder Charter Plane Lands Safely Despite Massive Dent in Nose

Orville Wright's plane hit a bird over an OH cornfield in 1905; an incident he wrote about in his diary . The team were quite "surprised" after disembarking to find the actual done to the plane. On Sunday, Delta confirmed the damage and that all players and team staff were safe. Delta Spokeswoman Elizabeth Wolf told NPRthat while crews are still investigating, the "something" is likely a bird , a common culprit in mid-air collisions.

Author: 0 [Teams] Arsenal vs Swansea: Confirmed Line-Ups From The Emirates

Wenger said: " I believe that since he has arrived he has convinced everybody that he is a good signing, and overall I think the quality of his performance today that there are some good free deals out there ". "You have to be focused, not just for 45 minutes but the whole game, I thought we did well in the first half with that and took our chance on the counter-attack where we thought we'd get our opportunities".

Sports Boston College 35, Florida State 3: Train keeps rolling for red-hot Eagles
Author: 0 Boston College 35, Florida State 3: Train keeps rolling for red-hot Eagles

Addazio earned his first bowl win past year with a 36-30 Quick Lane Bowl win over Maryland. "So I've got to make sure that I produce on a daily basis so I can set my family up in the best way possible". The combination of an early BC lead and an effective running game made things hard for the FSU offense, which despite having the ball for 13 drives finished with just 24:45 of possession time.

Sports Notre Dame-North Carolina State: 10 To 1 Countdown
Author: 0 Notre Dame-North Carolina State: 10 To 1 Countdown

To make matters even more interesting, both teams are also in the College Football Playoff discussion. The Irish rush for almost 318 yards per game, while the Wolfpack surrender just 91 yards on the ground. However, their games are just not as powerful and effective as those of the Notre Dame team. The biggest advantage for the Irish might be in the redzone .

Sports Florida administrators discussing if they can fire McElwain
Author: 0 Florida administrators discussing if they can fire McElwain

On Monday, McElwain told reporters unprompted during his news conference that his family and players received death threats . A report from a sports lawyer with ties to the University of Florida stated that the university was negotiating a buyout for head coach Jim McElwain's contract.

Sports Arkansas rallies to beat MS 38-37
Author: 0 Arkansas rallies to beat MS 38-37

Meanwhile, Connor Limpert made a 34-yard field goal with 4 seconds left and Arkansas rallied from a 24-point deficit to beat Ole Miss 38-37 on Saturday. O'Grady went nine yards for a score. Kelley drove the Razorbacks 62 yards on 12 plays to position Arkansas for the winning kick, and Limpert used his left foot to smoothly push it through the uprights.