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Sports Milan sack coach Montella; Gattuso takes over
Author: 0 Milan sack coach Montella; Gattuso takes over

AFTER A SUMMER of big spending, the Rossoneri have decided that seventh spot, 18 points behind Serie A leaders Napoli , is not good enough and have parted company with manager Vincenzo Montella . That is followed by a home game with Bologna and a trip to Hellas Verona before they host Atalanta on December 23 and end the year at Fiorentina .

Sports Everton's crisis unabated, lose 4-1 to Southampton
Author: 0 Everton's crisis unabated, lose 4-1 to Southampton

Everton's caretaker manager David Unsworth said he was still unaware of who would land the full-time role while refusing to admit the club are in a Premier League relegation battle after their 4-1 defeat at Southampton on Sunday. "There is a lack of pace and cohesion in defence, the midfield doesn't work hard as a unit and the forwards barely manage to pass to each other". "Whether we play two centre-backs, three centre-backs, a back five, a back four it really doesn't matter at the ...

Sports Kevin Sumlin officially relieved of duties
Author: 0 Kevin Sumlin officially relieved of duties

It was reported earlier on Sunday that Sumlin could be eyeing the open head-coaching position at Arizona State now that he has been shown the exit from College Station. In Sumlin's tenure, Texas A&M went 3-2 in bowl games, most recently falling to Kansas State in the Texas Bowl last season. Texas A&M lost Saturday to LSU in Baton Rouge, 45-21.

Sports Conte wants spending spree, Courtois praises Hazard, Fabregas snub explained
Author: 0 Conte wants spending spree, Courtois praises Hazard, Fabregas snub explained

Antonio Conte is convinced that spending big in January is the only way to stay in touch with runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City. 'Eden Hazard remains the best number ten playing in England, and having missed the start of the season with injury he has been finding form of late - outstanding in Chelsea's recent victories.

Sports San Diegans spending big on Small Business Saturday
Author: 0 San Diegans spending big on Small Business Saturday

They're also the ones employing people. "Because a lot of local shops, you don't know what's inside". "(I like) supporting small businesses and the unique things they carry. "Downtowns are super important, and I can't imagine living in a place without a concentrated area of local businesses". The next big shopping day for retailers is Cyber Monday.

Sports Ashwin and Sharma put India in control against Sri Lanka
Author: 0 Ashwin and Sharma put India in control against Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka have lost eight wickets as they suffered another second innings collapse. Mathews had earlier taken the attack to Jadeja successfully by hitting him for a straight six but this shot had neither power nor conviction. The three openers will be KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay while four middle order batsmen are skipper Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane , Rohit Sharma and Cheteshwar Pujara.

Sports Wade Ormsby breaks his duck with Hong Kong Open win
Author: 0 Wade Ormsby breaks his duck with Hong Kong Open win

I'm kind of lost for words a bit at the moment", said Ormsby, who climbs 201 places in the world rankings to a career-high of 118th. Three events remain on the Asian Tour schedule; two of those co-sanctioned with the European Tour, and with Barr already listed as a starter at the upcoming Mauritius Open his chances of earning full rights again next season look rosy.

Sports Ole Miss makes Matt Luke permanent head football coach
Author: 0 Ole Miss makes Matt Luke permanent head football coach

Matt Luke can kiss that "interim" tag goodbye. The media was not allowed to attend the meeting. Days after Ole Miss's huge upset victory in the Egg Bowl over Mississippi State, interim coach Matt Luke has had his interim title removed and is now the permanent head coach of the Ole Miss Rebels.

Sports Saints' Mark Ingram falls back to earth in disappointing Week 12 performance
Author: 0 Saints' Mark Ingram falls back to earth in disappointing Week 12 performance

Los Angeles turned in a gritty defensive effort against the high-scoring Saints (8-3), holding Drew Brees to 246 yards passing, with just 96 of those coming in the first three quarters. Saints rookie Alvin Kamara rushed for 87 yards and a touchdown, and had 101 yards receiving and a touchdown. The Rams' offense suffered from some fits and starts, some of which seemed to be self-inflicted because of questionable play-calling.

Sports Here's a look at Patriots' successful fake punt vs. Dolphins
Author: 0 Here's a look at Patriots' successful fake punt vs. Dolphins

The Dolphins (4-7) have lost five straight for their longest slide since 2011. Brady's interception and his fumbled snap that was returned for a touchdown were the Patriots' first turnovers since their October 15 win over the Jets. "But it's not what we want, for sure". Tom Brady and company are starting to look like the team to beat in the AFC - again. Perry got concussed on the opening kickoff of the second half.

Sports Here's how Alabama's loss will impact the playoff race
Author: 0 Here's how Alabama's loss will impact the playoff race

Had they beat a Pac-12 team it probably wouldn't have resonated almost as much. In the latest release of the AP Top 25 poll, Clemson , Oklahoma , Wisconsin and Auburn landed as the top four teams . The teams that need help . However, Ohio State could theoretically jump Alabama next week with a win over Wisconsin. There are some big names in this group, and none are bigger than Alabama.

Sports Texas Rangers Sign Veteran Starter Doug Fister
Author: 0 Texas Rangers Sign Veteran Starter Doug Fister

The righty will be a key component in the Rangers' 2018 rotation that is sorely in need of some more reliable starting options. In 90.1 innings of work, Fister allowed 87 hits while striking out 83 opposing batters. At his peak, with Detroit and Washington, Fister relied on a high-80s/low-90s sinker, with a curve, slider and split mixed in. The 2019 option also contains incentives that can bring the deal to $7 million.

Sports 49ers to franchise Garoppolo
Author: 0 49ers to franchise Garoppolo

Bobby Wagner in particular had a standout game, racking up eight tackles and an interception as he continues what looks a lot like a solid campaign to be the NFL's Defensive Player of the Year. San Francisco falls to 1-10 after their bye week. In the second half: 12-15, 148 yards and two touchdowns without another turnover. Richardson is earning his second contract with Seattle.

Sports Wilton Speight announces he'll transfer from MI
Author: 0 Wilton Speight announces he'll transfer from MI

Four years later, I leave a MI man". MI quarterback Wilton Speight , shown against Ohio State in 2016, will transfer. Former Michigan quarterback Shane Morris, who transferred to Central Michigan for the 2017 season, responded to Speight's announcement on Twitter: "Good luck my brother!" This season, his senior year, he played just four games after being voted All-Big Ten third team as a junior in 2016 and was a Davey O'Brien Quarterback award semifinalist throwing for 2,538 yards and ...

Sports Barrett bags World Rugby award double
Author: 0 Barrett bags World Rugby award double

The former All Blacks captain Richie McCaw received one of two special merit awards handed out. Tonight, the awards are taking place to be crowned World Rugby Player of the Year and World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year . Woodman played a major part in helping the New Zealand women lift the World Cup for the fifth time in Ireland in August. England head coach Eddie Jones has been named World Rugby's coach of the year .

Sports F1: Vettel fastest in opening Abu Dhabi F1 practice
Author: 0 F1: Vettel fastest in opening Abu Dhabi F1 practice

New owners Liberty Media have been in charge of the sport for a year now and have introduced several small changes this season. With fans having mixed responses to the decision, Liberty Media is prepared to face some backlash towards the new logo.

Sports Aqib Talib, Michael Crabtree ejected for fighting in Broncos-Raiders game
Author: 0 Aqib Talib, Michael Crabtree ejected for fighting in Broncos-Raiders game

On the play after Chris Harris Jr . went out with an injury and was jawing with the Raiders sideline, Crabtree was assigned to block Talib during a 5-yard run by Marshawn Lynch . The bitterness between Crabtree and Talib dates back to last season when Talib yanked a gold chain off Crabtree's neck during a game . Crabtree talked trash about Talib after that game.