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After playing college baseball and earning a Bachelor's degree at Central Michigan University, he attended Indiana University for graduate school. He was also the play-by-play announcer for Indiana Hoosiers football and basketball games from 1957-1961.
  • College Basketball Predictions: Southern Miss vs. Florida State 12/21/17

    College Basketball Predictions: Southern Miss vs. Florida State 12/21/17

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    M.J. Walker was 5 of 8 from deep to finish with 15 points. The Golden Eagles have struggled to score against average teams, so I expect them to struggle against Florida State. Southern Miss will try to get back to its winning ways Saturday when it hosts rival Mississippi State - the first of many tough games it too will have to play over the next few weeks.
  • Bergkamp out as Ajax dismiss manager Keizer

    Bergkamp out as Ajax dismiss manager Keizer

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    The pair will be in charge for Sunday's Eredivisie clash at home to Willem II. The three-time Premier League victor was sacked along with manager Marcel Keizer and fellow assistant Hennie Spijkerman. Ajax have sacked Dennis Bergkamp from his coaching role, citing "a difference of opinion about the technical policy to be implemented". Ajax General Manager Edwin Van Der Sar cited the mass exodus on bad summer transfer deals and poor start to the season.
  • Bristol City knocks out United

    Bristol City knocks out United

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    I think a attractive day for football because a team from a lower division won and getting into a semi-final. Speaking to Sky Sports after the match, Jose said: "They were a bit lucky". They pressed United at every opportunity, attacked and snapped at the heels of their more illustrious opponents and showed no fear in taking the game to a team in another stratosphere for budget and reputation when they could have just sat back and "parked the bus" - a term first coined by José Mourinho.
  • Henrikh Mkhitaryan makes it to The Guardian's 'Top 100'

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan makes it to The Guardian's 'Top 100'

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    This run out of the team overlapped into the Champions League, where he was omitted from the squad for United's last group match against CSKA. However, the Red Devils face Championship outfit Bristol City in the League Cup quarterfinals and the 28-year-old could play a part.
  • Lakers' Kentavious Caldwell-Pope playing basketball while serving jail sentence

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    On December 13, Caldwell-Pope pled guilty to a violation of the probation stemming from his March 29 DUI arrest in Auburn Hills, Michigan and was sentenced to 25 days in prison. His failure to comply with a MI court's drug and alcohol screening order and is serving his sentence in the Seal Beach Police Department Detention Center.
  • 5 things to know: New York Giants general manager candidate Louis Riddick

    5 things to know: New York Giants general manager candidate Louis Riddick

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    Gettleman originally joined the Giants in 1998, when Accorsi was in his first year as general manager. Former Panthers executive Dave Gettleman was the second candidate to interview for the vacant Giants general manager job. The Quakertown, Pennsylvania, native has been connected to open jobs in recent years. Interestingly, Giants fans already have a window into Riddick's thinking with regard to the Eli Manning situation, if he does get the job.
  • Bulldogs land another 5-star offensive tackle

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    Smart told reporters Wednesday the season created a "tidal wave effect" in recruiting. Fields, White, offensive linemen Jamaree Salyer and Cade Mays , linebacker Adam Anderson and defensive end Brenton Cox earned five-star ratings from 247 Sports to push the Bulldogs #1 in its College Football Recruiting rankings after a Wednesday evening flip.
  • Jimmy Garoppolo wins first honor as 49ers quarterback

    Jimmy Garoppolo wins first honor as 49ers quarterback

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    In fact, Garoppolo is the first quarterback to win his first five starts since Ben Roethlisberger did it in his rookie season with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2004. "We're a young team, we're learning how to win, and I think these close games will pay off in the long run". It's pretty safe to assume that Garoppolo will sign a new deal with the 49ers, as the team won't want to lose him and get nothing for him in return after trading a second-round pick for him during the season.
  • " "The Scotiabank Reiterates "$90.00" Price Target for Schlumberger NV (NYSE:SLB)

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    Cambiar Investors Llc acquired 44,122 shares as Schlumberger Ltd (SLB)'s stock declined 11.04%. The stock increased 3.13% or $2.045 during the last trading session, reaching $67.325. Howard Weil maintained the shares of SLB in report on Monday, October 19 with "Focus Stock" rating. Gabriel Resources Ltd. (OTCMKTS:GBRRF) has 0.00% since December 21, 2016 and is.
  • Islanders to bid farewell to Brooklyn, head back to LI

    Islanders to bid farewell to Brooklyn, head back to LI

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    The Islanders played at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum for decades, calling the arena home from 1972-2015. As part of the bid, the group has proposed an 18,000-seat arena that would be constructed along with a mix of development that includes a hotel, retail, and an innovation center.
  • LA Lakers end Rockets' 14-game win streak

    LA Lakers end Rockets' 14-game win streak

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    Los Angeles shot 47.1 percent overall and, after entering the game dead last in the National Basketball Association in three-point percentage, nailed 15 of 35 attempts from beyond the arc to keep the Rockets in check. According to ESPN , Kuzma is also the first rookie to put up 38 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists, and 7 three-pointers since Jason Kidd in 1995. The loss drops the Rockets to 25-5 on the season and ends the third longest win streak in franchise history.
  • Carlos Santana's team-first attitude attracted Phillies

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    He went from hitting a home run every 14 1/2 at-bats in Oakland to one every 22 at-bats in Seattle. "We are genuinely excited about this organization's future". He was a finalist for 2017 American League Gold Glove Awards at first base. Shaw posted a 3.52 ERA last season while appearing in 79 games. Santana has more versatility as a hitter.
  • Burnley's Tarkowski handed 3-match ban for violent conduct

    Burnley's Tarkowski handed 3-match ban for violent conduct

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    But an independent panel of three former match officials viewed the footage and unanimously concluded that the act - which saw Tarkowski elbow Murray in the ribs in the 35 minute - was deserving of a punishment. James Tarkowski has produced some excellent displays for Burnley this campaign and the centre-back is the subject of interest from Manchester City and Arsenal , as reported by The Times .
  • Cavs assign Isaiah Thomas to G League affiliate to prepare for return

    Cavs assign Isaiah Thomas to G League affiliate to prepare for return

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    Thomas has yet to appear in a game with the Cavs this season as he recovers from a hip injury. The 28-year-old was acquired by Cleveland in the blockbuster offseason deal that saw Kyrie Irving head to the Boston Celtics . The Cavs, winners in 18 of their last 20 games, welcome the Chicago Bulls to Quicken Loans Arena on Thursday night. After wrapping up the calendar year with the Bulls, Golden State Warriors and Utah Jazz in the coming days, the Cavs will return to action on January 2 ...
  • Toys R Us crisis averted as it agrees £9.8m pension deal

    Toys R Us crisis averted as it agrees £9.8m pension deal

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    However, the toy retailer will still shut at least 26 of its loss-making stores in the United Kingdom, leading to the loss of around 700 jobs out of its 3200-strong workforce . Toys R Us has been saved from nearly immediate closure after creditors agreed to give the retailer a three-month lifeline today (Thursday 21 December).
  • Floyd Mayweather shuts down fighting with UFC talks - McGregor appears to respond

    Floyd Mayweather shuts down fighting with UFC talks - McGregor appears to respond

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    And both Dana White ( UFC President) and Floyd Mayweather Jr sure know how to work a crowd. "We're talking to Floyd about doing a UFC deal", White said . "I'm not doing it, but what I could do is make a billion dollars quick, is what I was saying". Johnson was, as far as we can tell, the first big-name UFC fighter to publicly challenge the undefeated boxer to a bout in the octagon.
  • Jose Mourinho insists Bristol City were 'very lucky' to beat Man Utd

    Jose Mourinho insists Bristol City were 'very lucky' to beat Man Utd

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    Mourinho congratulated Bristol City for the victory, and added that it was a attractive day for football, but had already insisted that the hosts were fortunate to win after United hit the post twice and missed several late chances. It has been a long time since we had a result like that at Ashton Gate. So I have to say they were a bit lucky. In the other quarter-final Chelsea defeated Bournemouth 2-1, Alvaro Morata's goal dashing the Cherries' hopes at the death after Dan Gosling ...
  • Waiting game: Detroit's MLS expansion fate may not be known until January

    Waiting game: Detroit's MLS expansion fate may not be known until January

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    MLS announced last December that it would select its 25th and 26th teams during the second or third quarter of 2017 and they would start play by 2020. A lower division soccer franchise called Nashville Soccer Club will begin playing at First Tennessee Park in March. The July 8 game drew 42,622 fans to Nissan Stadium, and 56,232 attended a preseason exhibition on July 29 between Manchester City and Tottenham.
  • Manchester City prepared to wait until the summer to sign Alexis Sanchez

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    Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil are among a handful of players whose contracts expire next summer, which has sparked rumours that sales could be made mid-season. Bringing in a new left-back in January could also have an adverse reaction on the dressing room going forward, especially given the frankly incredible boost to morale that Mendy himself has provided since the summer.
  • Jack Wilshere admits he could quit Arsenal next month

    Jack Wilshere admits he could quit Arsenal next month

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    The Turkish worldwide has gone onto win back to back league titles and was part of the Besiktas side that reached the Champions League Last 16 against Bayern Munich this campaign. When asked if his recent outings deserved to leave him in contention for a spot at the World Cup, he responded: "I think so". "Whether I will be, and whether things sort themselves out, then we will see in the next couple of weeks I suppose, but I want to be here".
  • Bayern Munich Complete Signing Of Wagner

    Bayern Munich Complete Signing Of Wagner

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    Having progressed through the ranks in Munich, Wagner played regularly for Bayern II during the 2006/07 campaign and went on to play eight first-team games the following season. "I didn't have to think long when the offer came in". FCB sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic added: "In Sandro Wagner we have another Germany worldwide coming to Bayern".
  • Barca Star: I Want Coutinho To Join Us

    Barca Star: I Want Coutinho To Join Us

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    Barcelona star Andreas Iniesta has insisted that he does not see Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho's potential arrival at the Nou Camp as competition for his place in the team. While Mohamed Salah has been their star man this season, the playmaker's technical ability, creative talent and stunning goalscoring have been a joy to watch.
  • Venus Williams cleared in fatal crash

    Venus Williams cleared in fatal crash

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    Williams, 38, was not hurt. She then continued north, in accordance with state law, before another auto collided with her vehicle, police said. Officer David Dowling, the lead investigator, said in his report that video from a nearby security camera shows Williams legally entered the intersection from a road exiting her gated neighborhood on a green light.
  • Flyers rally past Detroit, 4-3, as Sean Couturier scores victor

    Flyers rally past Detroit, 4-3, as Sean Couturier scores victor

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    Philadelphia defenseman Robert Hagg scored his first career goal in his 35th National Hockey League game. Overall, the Red Wings are 7-7-1 on the road for the season. He has allowed 64 goals in 18 games this season. Detroit got another early opportunity on the man advantage in the second period as Jordan Weal sat for four minutes with a double-minor for high-sticking.
  • Chelsea FC League Cup Quarterfinal Injury Report, Match Preview

    Chelsea FC League Cup Quarterfinal Injury Report, Match Preview

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    Kick off is at 7.45pm. The Cherries will be desperate to win after losing to Liverpool at the weekend (Picture: Getty)When is Chelsea vs Bournemouth? But, the SkySport and BBC Sport will give the live update from the match venue. Chelsea Probable lineup: Caballero (GK); Rudiger, Christensen, Azpilicueta; Kenedy , Ampadu, Fabregas, Zappacosta; Willian , Pedro, Batshuayi. Chelsea advanced to the Champions League round of 16 against Barcelona, have this the League Cup quarterfinal ...
  • Clemson signee: Negative recruiting vs. Ohio State was 'underlying' factor

    Clemson signee: Negative recruiting vs. Ohio State was 'underlying' factor

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    According to The Athletic , Swinney told Jackson Carman, a consensus five-star offensive lineman, that Meyer is "on the back end of his career in terms of years left". Reporter: Will you be coaching when you're 65 do you think? Meyer, 53, is now in his 16th season as a head coach. It wasn't the first thing Carman said after committing, and he specified that it was not a "major factor" in his recruitment.
  • LaVar Ball launches league for players to skip college

    LaVar Ball launches league for players to skip college

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    Ball says the league will have National Basketball Association and not NCAA rules, further preparing them for the pro game, citing his inspiration from NCAA president Mark Emmert , who was asked at a SportsBusiness Journal conference whether Ball was good or bad for the college game.
  • Branding for the 2018 Match Unveiled

    Branding for the 2018 Match Unveiled

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    Shuka Designs had also designed the logo for the 2016 World Chess Championship held in NY. And wait for this. there is chess board placed strategically between them. "As organisers of the Match we've been busy for over a year working with artists and designers to develop a ideal key visual, the image that will be associated with the 2018 Match and which will find its way onto mugs, posters, outdoor displays, venue design, media, broadcasting graphics and more".
  • PSG star Mbappe: I don´t know where I´ll be in two years

    PSG star Mbappe: I don´t know where I´ll be in two years

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    Henrique is adamant Neymar is happy in Paris and there's no plans to consider any offer from Real next year to sell. Hoeness attended the Christmas party of one of the Bayern fan clubs, the Schießamer Red-White Dynamite 96 eV, and defended the fact that his board of directors had not launched to sign the forward putting many millions on the table, as did PSG last summer to pay €222 million ($262 million) to FC Barcelona for Neymar's transfer.
  • Ashes: Australia's Mitchell Starc doubtful for 4th Test due to injury

    Ashes: Australia's Mitchell Starc doubtful for 4th Test due to injury

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    Mitchell Starc has been cleared of a serious heel injury. Starc is the leading wicket taker in the Ashes so far with 19 and told captain Steve Smith he wanted to play in Melbourne. "You ask the bowler how he's feeling ... the medical staff will assess it as well". Australia selector and Warne's former team-mate Mark Waugh gave a strong hint Starc is an unlikely starter for Boxing Day.
  • McKayla Maroney's lawyer says USA Gymnastics paid for her silence

    McKayla Maroney's lawyer says USA Gymnastics paid for her silence

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    Maroney while she was a member of the USA National Gymnastics Team and the 2012 Olympic Team". Earlier this month, Nassar was sentenced to 60 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to three charges of obtaining and possessing child pornography and destroying computer files to hamper an investigation.
  • Joel Embiid likely out next two games, hopes to play on Christmas

    Joel Embiid likely out next two games, hopes to play on Christmas

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    He's been held out of Philly's last two games (losses to the Chicago Bulls and Sacramento Kings). Embiid has missed Philly's past two games with a sore back, and he may miss the next two against the Toronto Raptors on Thursday and Saturday prior to making his return on December 25.
  • Emory Jones Recruiting: QB Flips From Ohio State To Florida

    Emory Jones Recruiting: QB Flips From Ohio State To Florida

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    Jones' commitment is the first big chip prospect pulled in by new head coach Dan Mullen . Mullen and UF quarterbacks coach Brian Johnson benefited from their history with Jones. Ohio State intends to roll with Dwayne Haskins and/or Tate Martell over the next few years and wanted to guarantee they'd sign a quarterback who wouldn't quickly transfer due to being blocked for depth purposes.
  • Evan Longoria Reportedly Traded to Giants from Rays for Christian Arroyo, More

    Evan Longoria Reportedly Traded to Giants from Rays for Christian Arroyo, More

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    For the small-market Rays, the idea of shelling out another $87 million for a 32-year-old player with sagging stats must have caused some upset stomachs, franchise legend or not. The Giants apparently want to sign free-agent right fielder Jay Bruce, but. He rated as a league-average batter - the first time in his 10-year career he did not rank as above average - and he has five years and $86 million left on his contract.
  • Can not ignore the changes taking place in Afghanistan, says Pak army chief

    Can not ignore the changes taking place in Afghanistan, says Pak army chief

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    The civilian and military leadership reiterated to put in collective efforts to tackle terrorism and other issues facing the country. Director General Inter-Services Public Relations Major General Asif Ghafoor, after the army chief's briefing to the Senate, said a consensus exists that Pakistan is very strong and no one can defeat us till we are united.
  • Zach Britton Expected To Miss Six Months With Ruptured Achillies

    Zach Britton Expected To Miss Six Months With Ruptured Achillies

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    The injury is a big blow to Baltimore on multiple levels. He was particularly superb in 2016, finishing 2-1 with a 0.54 ERA, 0.84 WHIP and 74 strikeouts in 67 innings, converting all 47 of his save attempts. The Orioles have flirted with trading Britton and third baseman Manny Machado in the past and this offseason. Britton was expected to be the subject of trade rumors since he will be a free agent at the conclusion of the 2019 season.
  • Who stole former Mavs player Charlie Villanueva's toilet?

    Who stole former Mavs player Charlie Villanueva's toilet?

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    He seems dumbfounded that of all things, the thieves stole a toilet. Seventeen minutes before he revealed that his toilet was stolen, Villanueva tweeted that his home had been burglarized. "FYI it's been 2hrs since I called", Villanueva wrote. "I'm not making this sh- up". - Charlie Villanueva (@CVBelieve) December 20, 2017They stole my toilet.