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Sports Timberwolves hold off Heat 125-122 in OT
Author: 0 Timberwolves hold off Heat 125-122 in OT

Heat: Miami missed more free throws in the first quarter (three) than in its two previous games combined (two). Jeff Teague led the way with 23 points, 11 assists and six steals, Andrew Wiggins added 22 points while Karl-Anthony Towns finished with 20 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks.

Sports An in-depth look at MSU in the first College Football Playoff rankings
Author: 0 An in-depth look at MSU in the first College Football Playoff rankings

Over the first three seasons of the playoff, a total of five teams have been ranked in the top four of the initial ranking and gone on to reach the semifinals: Florida State (which was second) in 2014; Clemson ( first ) and Alabama (fourth) in 2015; and Alabama ( first ) and Clemson (second) in 2016.

Sports Free tacos at Taco Bell — HAPPENING TODAY
Author: 0 Free tacos at Taco Bell — HAPPENING TODAY

Hungry diners can pick up their free taco at participating restaurants from 2 p.m.to 6 p.m. It is part of Taco Bell's " Steal a Base, Steal a Taco " giveaway tied to this year's World Series. The distinction is not lost on Maybin, who was a late season waiver wire acquisition from Anaheim. The promotion is called "Steal a Base, Steal a Taco ".

Sports Former PNE boss Simon Grayson sacked by Sunderland
Author: 0 Former PNE boss Simon Grayson sacked by Sunderland

Karanka has plenty of experience of managing in the Championship having led Middlesbrough into the Premier League and the fact he took over the Teessiders in 2013 with the club at a low ebb may be seen as an attribute for sorry Sunderland .

Sports 'Poch, Klopp give English kids a chance; Chelsea, United don't'
Author: 0 'Poch, Klopp give English kids a chance; Chelsea, United don't'

United now sit in second place, five points off City in top spot, after 10 league games played. "I think that the title, you win in the let's say "small games" but also if you want to be first you have to win games like this, especially when you play at home you can not drop points", said Matic.

Sports That Insane Game 5 Of The World Series Also Featured A Streaker
Author: 0 That Insane Game 5 Of The World Series Also Featured A Streaker

Through the first five games of this year's Fall Classic, the Astros and Dodgers have combined to score a record 22 dingers, and while numerous starting pitchers have groused that the game balls have been "juiced", the ongoing fireworks display appears to have been a boon for the ratings.

Sports Iowa State climbs into 4-way tie atop Big 12
Author: 0 Iowa State climbs into 4-way tie atop Big 12

Three ranked, undefeated teams all suffered their first losses of the season within an hour this afternoon: 2nd-ranked Penn State lost a narrow one to 6th-ranked Ohio State in Columbus; 4th-ranked TCU trailed the whole way at 25th-ranked Iowa State; and 17th-ranked South Florida lost at home to Houston on a last second touchdown.

Sports Insomniac releases new trailer for Marvel's Spider-Man
Author: 0 Insomniac releases new trailer for Marvel's Spider-Man

During the Paris Games Week 2017 media briefing which was held yesterday, the game was shown off once again, only this time we are shown some of the story line events that Peter Parker and his web slinging alter ego will experience. First revealed at E3 this year, the new Spider-Man game is being developed by Insomniac Games , the developer behind Sunset Overdrive and the Ratchet & Clank series, and features a lovely sandbox NY to play in.

Sports Giants' Janoris Jenkins suspended for violating team rules
Author: 0 Giants' Janoris Jenkins suspended for violating team rules

Did they lack the fire that it takes to win in the NFL? The Giants now have to play out the rest of the season, a year with virtually no hope and all postseason ambition now vanished. You can't walk out there and people are just going to lay down because people are saying good things about you. Now, McAdoo and the Giants will turn their attention to the remaining nine games.

Author: 0 McGregor confirms negotiations have begun for Ferguson fight

You'd swear I was screaming at two people of the same sex kissing. "I'm not like Conor in any way, shape or form, he's his own man and I'm my own (man), but I believe everything I say", Till told Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour . "I know there are many contenders in the UFC". What interests me is certainly a UFC bout, certainly a defence of my lightweight title. Again it's another one where things just get blown up and any chance they get, they love to throw me under the bus.

Sports Georgia bumps Alabama for No
Author: 0 Georgia bumps Alabama for No

The first 12 playoff qualifiers across the first three seasons have had either zero losses (three teams) or one loss (nine teams). The eternal national question of Notre Dame , a question presumed less eternal after that program's 4-8 hardship of 2016, reared its loud head again on Tuesday night.

Sports Pochettino suggests a reason behind Dele Alli's disappointing start
Author: 0 Pochettino suggests a reason behind Dele Alli's disappointing start

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has suggested to Football.London that Dele Alli has struggled to play well due to pre-season problems . The former Watford star has lifted the league title, the FA Cup, the League Cup and the UEFA Europa League trophy during his time at Old Trafford, while Alli is yet to claim any silverware in his career so far.

Sports Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre Go Inside the Octagon
Author: 0 Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre Go Inside the Octagon

UFC is returning to Boston. The global fighting promotion first visited Australia in Februray, 2010 for UFC 11o , which took place at the Sydney Super Dome , with a return event at the same venue, 127, going down nearly exactly twelve months later in 2011.

Author: 0 Sixers do not pick up fourth-year option on Jahlil Okafor

The Bulls have been linked to Okafor in the past as the big man reportedly preferred to be traded to Chicago if anywhere . Okafor's fate has been a subject of great debate in Philadelphia, with many fans clamoring for him to get more playing time in recent weeks.

Sports AJ McCarron Reportedly Was Nearly Traded to Browns Before Deadline
Author: 0 AJ McCarron Reportedly Was Nearly Traded to Browns Before Deadline

While the ball was in the Browns court, they fumbled. ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Bengals actually believed a deal was done, but that the Browns ended up not approving it with the league. Fast forward to 2014, and the Bengals acquired another quarterback in the form of McCarron, who was off a noteworthy tenure with Alabama, leading the Crimson Tide to two titles while earning three rings altogether.

Sports Residents rescue deer with pumpkin stuck on face on Ohio
Author: 0 Residents rescue deer with pumpkin stuck on face on Ohio

They managed to get the deer up against a fence, and Meyerrenke says he was able to bear hug the deer, grab the pumpkin and get it off. "After 2.5 hours of chasing this deer through thick and hilly woods tonight, we successfully got the pumpkin off its head", Mr Meyerrenke wrote.

Sports 49ers' Staley says vision is fine after fracturing orbital bone in eye
Author: 0 49ers' Staley says vision is fine after fracturing orbital bone in eye

The play in question occurred as Cox blocked Staley during Jalen Mills' second-quarter pick six in the Eagles' 33-10 victory. Cox doesn't have a history of dirty play, so a suspension seems unlikely. Staley remained in Philadelphia on Sunday night in the hospital, while the rest of his team went back to San Francisco. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter , the National Football League is looking into a hit by defensive tackle Fletcher Cox on 49ers offensive tackle Joe Staley, a hit that ...

Sports Panthers Trade WR Kelvin Benjamin to Bills
Author: 0 Panthers Trade WR Kelvin Benjamin to Bills

According to the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the Bills traded their 3rd and 7th round picks to the Carolina Panthers for star wideout Kelvin Benjamin . Right now, Olsen is on injured reserve with a broken foot. The wide receiver has 32 catches for 475 yards and two touchdowns this year. What does this mean for the Bills? The Panthers had previously picked up the 2018 option on the former first-rounder's contract, which will be worth around $8.5 million.

Sports Hendrick strikes to give Burnley rare home joy
Author: 0 Hendrick strikes to give Burnley rare home joy

But anyways, back to the game in hand. "I don't like to name anyone but we didn't do what we had to do". Expect a tight, tense encounter between two defensively sound teams. He said: "People might say now, you haven't played City, United or Arsenal, so it might be different, which is why I'm not going to start saying "oh, we're amazing".