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Author: 0 Kyler Murray, the quintessential Oklahoma Sooners quarterback

Named the AP Player of the Year earlier Thursday, Murray leads the nation in total yards (school-record 4,945), points responsible for (306), passing efficiency rating (205.7; FBS record is 198.9), yards per pass attempt (11.9; FBS record is 11.1) and yards per completion (16.8, tied).

Sports No one is an indisputable starter - Solari quizzed on Isco role again
Author: 0 No one is an indisputable starter - Solari quizzed on Isco role again

Real Madrid head coach Santiago Solari has told his players to forget about the FIFA Club World Cup after seeing them crush minnows Melilla to secure a seventh win in eight games. They're top of their group in Segunda B. Scoring 10 goals in two games isn't easy and I'm thrilled for everyone who was involved today'. "You do not score 10 goals in those two games without doing your job well, the more experienced players, the younger senior squad members, and the kids who had a chance to ...

Sports Former Pirates Player Jose Castillo Killed In Crash In Venezuela
Author: 0 Former Pirates Player Jose Castillo Killed In Crash In Venezuela

Cardenales de Lara, the Venezuelan league team which Valbuena was now playing for, confirmed early Friday that he along with teammate Jose Castillo were killed in an automobile accident in Caracas. "Our thoughts and prayers are with their loved ones during this time of grief", the Angels said in a tweet. Former Arizona Diamondbacks infielder Carlos Rivero was driving the auto and survived the accident.

Author: 0 Yasir Shah surpasses 82-year-old record to create Test history

In fact, this century, the Black Caps had only claimed away test series victories over Zimbabwe, Bangladesh, and the West Indies, and considering that Pakistan had trounced Australia in their previous test series, victory should indeed be recognised as a superb accomplishment.

Sports Diogo Dalot: Manchester United hosting Fulham a 'big game' after winless run
Author: 0 Diogo Dalot: Manchester United hosting Fulham a 'big game' after winless run

United's goal difference is -1, having allowed 25 goals and scored 24, and Mourinho cited this. "We pressed the ball more, put difficulties to the opponent". Claudio Ranieri's side are rock bottom of the Premier League table despite picking up a point against Leicester on Wednesday but the Portuguese full-back has already learned there are no easy games for United, who have not won any of their last four league matches.

Sports Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah On Bench - Liverpool Team vs Burnley Confirmed
Author: 0 Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah On Bench - Liverpool Team vs Burnley Confirmed

Liverpool kept pace with Manchester City at the top of the Premier League following goals from James Milner , Roberto Firmino and Xherdan Shaqiri . Aggression is a part of football. You try something, and you need someone to say "be careful". Key to their form is Ryan Fraser and Callum Wilson, with the England worldwide Wilson scoring eight goals , while Scottish playmaker Fraser has found the net four times and provided seven assists.

Author: 0 Lacazette and Arsenal teammates tweet Premier League about Marcos Rojo own goal

Emery said such matters should remain between the players and forgotten come the end of the game, while also suggesting Guendouzi should copy Fellaini in having his flowing locks shaved off. " Even in matches like today, where we played well we always shoot ourselves." Though the goal restored Arsenal's lead at Old Trafford, their joy was short-lived.

Sports Cards acquire Goldschmidt from D-Backs
Author: 0 Cards acquire Goldschmidt from D-Backs

Goldschmidt is entering the final season of club control and will earn $14.5 million next year. Since 2013, Goldschmidt ranks second among National Leaguers in home runs (181), RBIs (602), hits (996), runs (599), walks (575) and extra-base hits (413).

Sports Reuben Foster ex-girlfriend speaks about alleged assault in Tampa
Author: 0 Reuben Foster ex-girlfriend speaks about alleged assault in Tampa

After his November arrest, the 49ers, which signed him for $9million in 2017 on a four year deal when he was 23, released him, describing the incident as "disappointing". If somebody you love come crying to you, telling you that they didn't have anybody, you'd do the same thing, too. I thought he would change. 'I was not telling the truth.

Sports Arsenal's Mesut Ozil training separately with physios - Unai Emery
Author: 0 Arsenal's Mesut Ozil training separately with physios - Unai Emery

He has yet to field the same lineup this season and took the number of changes he has made to his starting team to 46 after switching seven players for the Arsenal game. The Merseyside outfit have established themselves as Manchester City's closest challengers for the Premier League title this season as they look to win their first major trophy under Jurgen Klopp .

Sports Serena confirmed for Australian Open
Author: 0 Serena confirmed for Australian Open

Williams returned after giving birth to her child and reached the Wimbledon and U.S. Open finals. Should that new scoring system be adopted in Australia, it would mean the four grand slam events would operate with different tie-breaker systems.

Sports 'Lionel Messi only has one skill!' - Pele rates himself above Barcelona star
Author: 0 'Lionel Messi only has one skill!' - Pele rates himself above Barcelona star

The Brazil icon, who is widely regarded as the greatest player of all time, previously said that he believes compatriot Neymar is a better player than both Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo . Pele added: "As far as I'm concerned, Maradona was one of the best players ever". "I spoke with him and reminded him of his ability". Worldwide honours have proved elusive, though, having suffered final heartache at the World Cup and Copa America.

Sports India vs Australia: India win toss, elect to bat against Australia
Author: 0 India vs Australia: India win toss, elect to bat against Australia

Australia grabbed three early wickets, including the prized scalp of star batsman Virat Kohli , to have India on the ropes early on the opening day of the first Test in Adelaide . "I think if you asked us at the start of the day if we'd take losing the toss and India being 9 for 250 at stumps I think we'd bite your arm off", he added.

Author: 0 Eden Hazard speaks out on N'Golo Kante's new position

Real, on the other hand, could offer midfielder Mateo Kovacic, who is now on loan at the London club, in a player-plus-cash deal. Onda Madrid reported that the 27-year-old could leave Stamford Bridge in a swap deal involving Croatian midfielder Mateo Kovacic, a deal which could be worth more than €170million.

Sports Red Wings’ Bertuzzi suspended two games for hit on Avalanche’s Calvert
Author: 0 Red Wings’ Bertuzzi suspended two games for hit on Avalanche’s Calvert

The Detroit Red Wings knew they'd be without one of their top six forwards for Tuesday's game with the Tampa Bay Lightning, but they hadn't figured on losing another one - and this one will be gone for a long, long time. And I'm good with him doing it again. Otherwise you're never winning. During Sunday's contentious win over the Red Wings, Detroit forward Tyler Bertuzzi - nephew of Todd Bertuzzi , infamous for his brutal on-ice attack of Colorado's Steve Moore in 2004 - punched Matt ...

Sports Steven Gerrard left frustrated as Aberdeen beat Rangers at Ibrox
Author: 0 Steven Gerrard left frustrated as Aberdeen beat Rangers at Ibrox

Speaking to BBC Scotland after the game, Rodgers claimed it was the sweetest success of them all: "This is the most satisfying because it wasn't an easy start to the season for us". "I haven't paid too much attention on everything that is going on at Ibrox but I have focused on them this week because we're playing them". They are making their task a lot more hard.

Sports 1003 cricketers registered for IPL 2019 auction
Author: 0 1003 cricketers registered for IPL 2019 auction

As per reports, no cricketer has entered Rs 2 crore club. Bangladesh (10) and Zimbabwe (5) are the other countries that have seen registrations. While the newest addition are players from the Northeastern states, Uttarakhand and Bihar, there will also be 232 overseas players, who have thrown their hat in the ring.

Sports Nuggets' Gary Harris exits vs. Raptors with hip injury
Author: 0 Nuggets' Gary Harris exits vs. Raptors with hip injury

Jamal Murray added 21 points for the Nuggets , and Juancho Hernangomez and Malik Beasley had 15 each. A three by C.J. Miles brought the sleepy Scotiabank Arena crowd to life, pulling Toronto to within a point with eight minutes to play.

Sports Fight statistics show Tyson Fury outboxed Deontay Wilder in LA boxing showdown
Author: 0 Fight statistics show Tyson Fury outboxed Deontay Wilder in LA boxing showdown

Fury's promoter, Frank Warren, however, hopes to open talks over Fury-Wilder II. Eddie Hearn has already confirmed that the main aim for Joshua next year is to fight Wilder . In the 10th, Wilder landed just one punch on Fury from the 31 he threw and it was by far the round with the least impact from either fighter. "I take nothing away from this fight but we won this fight", Wilder wrote on Instagram.

Sports Chelsea's Maurizio Sarri: 'Really worried' following loss to Wolves
Author: 0 Chelsea's Maurizio Sarri: 'Really worried' following loss to Wolves

Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek is open to leaving on loan in the January transfer window if he is not given first-team assurances, according to The Mirror . "I thought we played very well for 55 minutes", Sarri added. Maurizio Sarri believes that when his Chelsea side conceded then they became a different team, following the Blues' 2-1 defeat away at Wolves this evening.

Sports Mike Ashley hopes to sell Newcastle before January with talks at 'progressed'
Author: 0 Mike Ashley hopes to sell Newcastle before January with talks at 'progressed'

Ashley nearly sold the club last season to businesswoman Amanda Staveley but the deal fell through. Yet, according to the Newcastle owner, this time around he is more confident of striking a deal to sell the club. "[Is that] Realistic? It's possible". "Realistic? Hmmm. Possible. Realistic is possibly too strong a word". "Hopefully we can carry on the good form...just recent good form...and we can get the deal done".

Sports Nelly makes personal plea to Bryce Harper to sign with Cardinals
Author: 0 Nelly makes personal plea to Bryce Harper to sign with Cardinals

Regardless of who was there, Harper's pursuit is problematic for the Dodgers. Harper, 26, is a from Las Vegas-less than 300 miles from LA-and a big Golden Knights fan. Johnson has visions for his teams and he pursues them. Also worth noting, this year's Winter Meetings are being held in Harper's hometown. If Machado got less than everyone expected, for example, teams could use that number as a lower jumping-off point.

Sports XFL To Reveal Teams And Venues At Today's Press Conference
Author: 0 XFL To Reveal Teams And Venues At Today's Press Conference

The league founded by the WWE mogul announced Wednesday that St. Louis and seven other cities - Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, Tampa Bay and Washington, D.C - will get XFL teams. Vince thanked the cities and venues who will be XFL partners moving forward. That league also has eight teams, mostly in cities that don't now host NFL teams: Birmingham, Ala., San Antonio, Orlando, and San Diego among them.

Sports Arjen Robben set to exit Bayern Munich at end of season
Author: 0 Arjen Robben set to exit Bayern Munich at end of season

The 27-year-old is now sidelined through injury and has struggled to reproduce his form from last season as the Bavarian giants have struggled as a collective. Robben, who has also won league titles with PSV Eindhoven, Chelsea and Real Madrid and featured in the 2010 World Cup final for the Netherlands, added that he had no plans to retire.

Sports Brady jokes he’s retiring to stay at 1,000 rushing yards
Author: 0 Brady jokes he’s retiring to stay at 1,000 rushing yards

Brady's run came on a third-and-3 play, and he slid at the end of it before signaling first down from the ground. I'll learn from that obviously in this league, there's cameras everywhere and they'll catch everything. Time to ride off into the sunset. Nah. However, nobody can talk anymore noise about the 41-year-old signal caller because he just entered the elite 1,000-yard rushing yards club when the Patriots beat the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday afternoon at Gillette Stadium.

Sports Closing Thoughts: Bobby Wagner Rules the Day as Seahawks Smack Niners
Author: 0 Closing Thoughts: Bobby Wagner Rules the Day as Seahawks Smack Niners

Tyler Lockett played the part of former 49ers receiver Michael Crabtree, who Sherman was defending that January 19, 2014, game before securing the Seahawks' their trip to the Super Bowl against the Broncos. "There's not many more things the guy could do". He added another touchdown in the second half to give him 11 over the last four games compared to no interceptions.

Sports Did this tweet cost a Packers assistant his job?
Author: 0 Did this tweet cost a Packers assistant his job?

McDaniels inevitably will be on the list of potential replacements in Green Bay, and one report said assistant coaches around the National Football League have indicated their interest in joining a McDaniels coaching staff on the Packers.

Sports Ron Rivera Shakes Up Staff After Panthers Lose 4th Straight
Author: 0 Ron Rivera Shakes Up Staff After Panthers Lose 4th Straight

The veteran tight end will not return against Tampa Bay and looks like he might of re-aggravated the same injury that caused him to miss time earlier this season. "It just hasn't been in the plans right now". At 6-6, the Panthers aren't out of the race entirely, but it's not looking good. Rivera said the quarterback was "a little sore" by the end of the day.

Sports Australia coach Langer fears history-chasing India are 'smelling blood'
Author: 0 Australia coach Langer fears history-chasing India are 'smelling blood'

The number five slot will be a toss-up between Peter Handscomb, who was dropped for the Pakistan tests, and two-test lefthander Travis Head, whose high regard from selectors outstrips his humble numbers in Shield cricket . "They're one of the best bowling units in the world". The heat, the flat pitches, the Kookaburra, the soft outfields, all take a toll on the bowlers.

Sports Host Tiger Woods coming last in Bahamas
Author: 0 Host Tiger Woods coming last in Bahamas

Rahm, who has played a heavy late-year schedule since helping Europe to victory at the Ryder Cup in September, said his game had been dialed in. "I didn't feel I made contact twice being such a small, little ball strike in hitting it sideways there", Woods said.

Sports Salman Khan Tops Forbes India Highest Earning Celebrity List For Third Time
Author: 0 Salman Khan Tops Forbes India Highest Earning Celebrity List For Third Time

Virat Kohli's earnings have been recorded at Rs 228.09 crore while Akshay's earnings are at 185 crore. In the sportspersons list, MS Dhoni and Sachin Tendulkar have taken the second and third spots respectively. There are 17 celebrities from the South this year against 13 on the 2017 list. Priyanka Chopra, who has recently got married to American singer Nick Jonas, has slipped down from 7 to 49 position with earnings of only Rs.

Sports Deontay Wilder: Forget Anthony Joshua, I want rematch with Tyson Fury
Author: 0 Deontay Wilder: Forget Anthony Joshua, I want rematch with Tyson Fury

It's only right to give Fury a rematch as soon as possible", Wilder said on a teleconference with boxing reporters. "I was sparring, just getting ready and I was getting the best of my sparring partner". "It is a fight we definitely want for April and will work hard to make". "I think it will happen", he stated. "I wouldn't like to go through my career knowing I didn't fight the best.