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Sports Vikings DE Everson Griffen watched birth of son during warm-ups
Author: 0 Vikings DE Everson Griffen watched birth of son during warm-ups

The boy is the third child for Griffen and his wife Tiffany. After a sack in the second quarter Thursday against Detroit at Ford Field, Griffen pulled out his undershirt, which had scrawled on it, "I just had a baby boy, what should we name him?" Griffen will be fined by the National Football League for making a change to his uniform, but since he signed a four-year, $58 million extension in the offseason he should be alright.

Sports Giants WR Sterling Shepard reportedly a game-time decision
Author: 0 Giants WR Sterling Shepard reportedly a game-time decision

That, along with his standing in the passing game, could change with an update to Shepard's status for Thursday's Thanksgiving showdown. McAdoo said on Monday that Shepard wasn't in the concussion protocol, but the coach left things more open-ended on Tuesday.

Sports Happy Thanksgiving: Five reasons to be thankful for the New York Knicks
Author: 0 Happy Thanksgiving: Five reasons to be thankful for the New York Knicks

I don't think I can repeat what he said to the media", Lee said. I don't think they had played since Sunday, so they really got after us. "But we exchanged words and we went from there". Knicks C Enes Kanter had only four rebounds after averaging 11 over his last five games. "I love his intensity", Hornacek says. "He's an intense person out there.

Sports Who wins the Egg Bowl? We make a case for each team
Author: 0 Who wins the Egg Bowl? We make a case for each team

The slight shift in Mullen's rhetoric is notable because it signifies how much the program has grown during the coach's nine-year tenure. We're less than 48 hours from the Egg Bowl. Defensive back Mark McLaurin is the Bulldogs' top tackler with 63 tackles on the season. Even so, Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen knows this is no time to get overconfident.

Sports Philip Rivers, Chargers beat fading Cowboys 28
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But Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott threw incomplete on the two-point conversion attempt and the Chargers maintained a 16-6 lead. The Cowboys went 81 yards in nine plays, getting help with a 36-yard pass interference penalty on cornerback Trevor Williams .

Sports Manny Pacquiao Teases Boxing Match With Conor McGregor
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McGregor infamously took on the undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr.in his professional boxing debut and has yet to step back into the UFC cage ever since entering the boxing ring. The fight - dubbed the Money Fight - had an estimated 4.4 million buys in pay-per-view, falling short of the record claimed by Mayweather-Pacquiao that generated 4.6 million buys.

Sports Arsenal to hold off on Goretzka
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Goretzka, a 22-year-old all-action German midfielder, has been with Schalke since a move from Bochum in 2013, but his contract with Die Knappen is set to expire next summer. Personally I think he would be an excellent addition to the Arsenal squad. "Germany has always good footballers, and Goretzka is one of them", said the current Qatari player.

Sports Robinho handed lengthy prison sentence after being convicted of sexual assault
Author: 0 Robinho handed lengthy prison sentence after being convicted of sexual assault

After a brief loan spell back at Santos, he joined AC Milan later in 2010 and won a Scudetto in his first season at the San Siro. He has 15 goals in 49 league showings to date. Robinho had denied the charges and will be given the opportunity to dispute the sentence, reports ANSA. The Brazilian soccer star has a right to two appeals and Italy would only launch extradition proceedings if and when he receives a definitive verdict, a legal source said.

Sports Arsene Wenger gives Danny Welbeck World Cup hope for next year
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger gives Danny Welbeck World Cup hope for next year

We are all very happy that he's back, he's gone through very hard periods in last three years'. "We have brought some players as well who have played in former games and done extremely well like Joe Willock, Eddie Nketiah, Reiss Nelson and overall I believe we have a good mixture between experience and young players".

Sports Miami makes another leap in CFP rankings
Author: 0 Miami makes another leap in CFP rankings

The 2017 College Football Playoff rankings will be issued six times this season, including Tuesday, Nov. 21. Its claim on the top spot in the playoff rankings hinges on its final game, a road contest against sixth-ranked Auburn. Alabama's best wins now are against LSU and Mississippi State, both 8-3. If nothing else, Miami now has a larger margin of error , which could be problematic for a team trying to come from back in the pack - such as No.

Sports Chawrasia leads from Fitzpatrick in Hong Kong
Author: 0 Chawrasia leads from Fitzpatrick in Hong Kong

India's S S P Chawrasia took the early honours by carding a five-under-par 65 to take the first round lead at the UBS Hong Kong Open today. "I found it fantastic that I started the season here past year, 12 months ago, and then you were watching the last shot be played in the Race to Dubai to decide what happened".

Sports Dani Alves: 'Neymar has not surprised me'
Author: 0 Dani Alves: 'Neymar has not surprised me'

Celtic are still battling for a place in the Europa League and would guarantee third place in the group and entry into the second-tier competition after Christmas if they were to pick up a point in Paris and Bayern Munich were to win in Belgium.

Sports Reds target PSG stars Javier Pastore and Julian Draxler
Author: 0 Reds target PSG stars Javier Pastore and Julian Draxler

The Londoners are also on the trail of Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka on a free transfer next summer.The 22-year-old is out of contract at the end of the campaign and can pen a pre-contract in January with an overseas club. However, the north London club are not his only admirers, and according to talkSPORT , Liverpool are also interested in temporarily signing the Germany global.

Sports Ice Rink at Seoul Plaza to Open Next Month
Author: 0 Ice Rink at Seoul Plaza to Open Next Month

It will be open from 9:00 a.m.to 9:00 p.m. daily from November 24 to January 7. The rink is part of a $5.6 million budget that includes a contest to bring 32 peewee house league hockey teams from across the country to Ottawa for a tournament after Christmas.

Sports Socceroos hit four-year high on FIFA Rankings
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Iran, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Korea Republic and Australia will be Asia's representatives at the FIFA World Cup 2018 Russian Federation. South Korea were No. Federation Internationale de Football Association made this latest ranking known on Thursday, putting Nigeria at 50 position in the world and 8 in Africa.

Sports Linked Ralf Rangnick expected to extend RB Leipzig contract
Author: 0 Linked Ralf Rangnick expected to extend RB Leipzig contract

However, Watford were always adamant that they would not lose their highly-rated coach halfway through the season, and that they had no reason to even negotiate with Everton . Rangnick was interviewed by Everton chairman Bill Kenwright when he was looking for David Moyes' successor in the summer of 2013 but the theatre impresario decided against appointing the former Schalke and Hoffenheim boss, instead plumping for Roberto Martinez, whose tenure on Merseyside ended disastrously.

Sports City of Meridian to host tree lighting ceremony Tuesday
Author: 0 City of Meridian to host tree lighting ceremony Tuesday

With a promising weather forecast on the horizon, Rogers said he expected as many as 10,000 people, mandating multiple road closures and safety precautions. The parade will stage on School Street, in the old PG&E parking lot, and will begin at the Red Church on Snell Street and proceed down Washington Street to the Grocery Outlet parking lot.

Sports It's time for Celtics' streak to end, says Irving
Author: 0 It's time for Celtics' streak to end, says Irving

But Wednesday night in Miami the comeback came up just short and the Heat snapped Boston's streak with a 104-98 victory. Kyrie Irving led a rough offensive night by scoring 23 points on 11-for-22 shooting. The team shot 33 per cent in the first half. However, an 11-6 run to end the second quarter by Boston trimmed Miami's lead at the half down to 54-41 at the half.

Sports Glenn Maxwell added to the squad as cover for David Warner
Author: 0 Glenn Maxwell added to the squad as cover for David Warner

Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has flown to Brisbane as cover for David Warner if the opening batsman is unable to shake off a neck strain in time for the Ashes opener against England in Brisbane on Thursday. "He said he'll even bat like Shivnarine Chanderpaul if he has to", skipper Steve Smith said of Warner, in reference to the West Indian's unique face-on technique that made his own look orthodox.