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Sports Tennessee hires Jeremy Pruitt to be Vols 26th head football coach
Author: 0 Tennessee hires Jeremy Pruitt to be Vols 26th head football coach

Pruitt replaces Butch Jones, who was sacked November 12 after going 34-27 overall and 14-24 in Southeastern Conference competition in five seasons. Pruitt is the 26th head coach in Tennessee football history. He has also had success on the recruiting trail, bringing in 11 five-star recruits (six as the primary recruiter) and 28 four-star recruits (15 as primary).

Sports White House won't commit to United States participating in Olympics
Author: 0 White House won't commit to United States participating in Olympics

While Haley on Wednesday left open the possibility that the US would not compete, she said the Pyeongchang games represented a "perfect opportunity" for American athletes to demonstrate that they would not give into "fear". Her tweet reads: "The U.S. looks forward to participating in the Winter Olympics in South Korea". With tensions between the United States and North Korea escalating, whether or not Team USA athletes will be participating in the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South ...

Sports LB in the NFL: JuJu Smith-Schuster Suspended One Game
Author: 0 LB in the NFL: JuJu Smith-Schuster Suspended One Game

Early in the game, Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier was stretchered off the field with no motion in his legs. Seeing an opportunity to take a free shot at Burfict, Smith-Schuster stuck his helmet into Burfict's jaw on a block, then stood over Burfict when he was down and taunted the clearly injured man.

Sports Fwy reopens after 'Skirball Fire' destroys homes near Getty Center
Author: 0 Fwy reopens after 'Skirball Fire' destroys homes near Getty Center

The Skirball Fire encompasses parts of Bel Air , Holmby Hills, and Brentwood, and is affecting the surrounding food-friendly neighborhoods, including Westwood. Speaking through tears, she told CNN affiliate KABC , "We've been watching all these disasters on TV, you really don't think about when it happens to you, and what do you pack in that moment?" It was reported at six acres but quickly grew to at least 50 acres as crews were working against 25 miles per hour winds.

Sports Kevin de Bruyne says 20 wins are nothing without trophies
Author: 0 Kevin de Bruyne says 20 wins are nothing without trophies

Indeed, the only real downside to losing 2-1 to Shakhtar Donetsk is that the timing is not ideal, given it comes right before Sunday's Manchester derby. But it's not always about winning or losing - it's about playing the same way we always do and giving our all. Shakhtar needed only a point to secure their progress as Group F runners-up behind City from a match that, including Marlos, featured nine Brazilians from the start.

Sports DeMarcus Cousins on altercation with Kevin Durant: 'It sucks it happened'
Author: 0 DeMarcus Cousins on altercation with Kevin Durant: 'It sucks it happened'

Despite their inability to overtake Chris Paul and the Houston Rockets, the Warriors' are still only just 0.5 games behind the top seed in the West. "I thought the league handled it well", Kerr said. Cousins said after Tuesday's practice that he tries to avoid being confrontational when teams push his buttons, but he'll have to do a better job going forward.

Sports Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor passes away at 79
Author: 0 Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor passes away at 79

He had been suffering from ailments for the past few years. The legendary actor was awarded several accolades for his contribution to the entertainment industry, with the most notable being Padma Bhushan in 2011 and Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2015.

Sports Penn State heading to the Fiesta Bowl
Author: 0 Penn State heading to the Fiesta Bowl

They'll look for win No. 7 when they take on the No. 11 Washington Huskies in the Playstation Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium on December 30 at 2 p.m. This will be UW's first trip to the Fiesta Bowl. The Penn State Nittany Lions finished the 2017 regular season with a record of 10-2, which earned them the #9 spot in the final College Football Playoff rankings.

Sports Nathan Redmond explains what Pep Guardiola said to him
Author: 0 Nathan Redmond explains what Pep Guardiola said to him

A new contract was likely at the end of the current campaign but City will accelerate talks as Sterling has made wonderful progress under Guardiola. In winter we ask if they are happy and decide what is best for them. " But they didn't want to play, they were time-wasting from the ninth minute ". "He is a team player on and off the pitch".

Sports Giancarlo Stanton prefers Giants over Cardinals
Author: 0 Giancarlo Stanton prefers Giants over Cardinals

The Marlins have arranged possible trades of Giancarlo Stanton with the Cardinals and Giants. ESPN's Buster Olney reported Friday that the Giants met with Stanton's representatives in Los Angeles on Thursday. The agreement of the deals was part of the precondition for Stanton to meet with officials from both clubs. As such, the rumor mill is buzzing with potential free agent signings and trade talks, especially around the future of Giancarlo Stanton.

Sports Groin injury sidelines Pelicans PF Anthony Davis
Author: 0 Groin injury sidelines Pelicans PF Anthony Davis

He was injured as he battled for a rebound with Utah's Derrick Favors underneath the basket with 11:35 left in the game. It's the second game Davis has been forced to leave early this season due to injury, joining an October 24 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers .

Sports Cotto bows out of Boxing with loss to Ali
Author: 0 Cotto bows out of Boxing with loss to Ali

The biggest win of his career by far, Ali earned the WBO world super welterweight title by playing spoiler and has certainly opened up great opportunities for himself going forward. After a close ninth, Ali was in control in the 10th. But Ali looked strong, fast and determined against Cotto, as he dropped Cotto to 8-2 at the Garden and 20-6 in world title fights, many of them among the most memorable in recent boxing history.

Sports Marcus Peters tosses referee's flag into stands
Author: 0 Marcus Peters tosses referee's flag into stands

Elijah McGuire ran it in moments later to convert the 2-point play and make it 38-31. The Chiefs lost their fourth straight game and sixth in the last seven, 38-31 to the New York Jets . Lee has been at his best playing downhill as a pass rusher. The journeyman pushed his way to a first down on a fourth-and-1 from the Chiefs 10-yard line and then three plays later, powered across the goal line from the 1 -yard to tie the game.

Sports Florida State Seminoles coach Jimbo Fisher to take Texas A&M coaching job
Author: 0 Florida State Seminoles coach Jimbo Fisher to take Texas A&M coaching job

The team will be coached by associate head coach and defensive tackles coach Odell Haggins . The Noles will win and move to 6-6, extending their bowl streak to 36 years in an otherwise very bad season. At Florida State Fisher was the 5th highest paid coach in the nation, earning $5.7 million a year. It works out to an annual salary of $7.5 million, making Fisher the second-highest paid coach in the FBS behind only Bama's Nick Saban, who will make $8.1 million annually starting in 2018.

Sports Tumultuous coaching search leads to AD John Currie's dismissal
Author: 0 Tumultuous coaching search leads to AD John Currie's dismissal

That list includes Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy, Duke coach David Cutcliffe, North Carolina State coach Dave Doeren, Purdue coach Jeff Brohm and recently-fired Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin. In a text message to the AP early Friday, Leach said: "Nothing to report". Since he was sacked, Tennessee has had five losing seasons and has not won more than nine games.

Sports England face Belgium in Russian Federation 2018
Author: 0 England face Belgium in Russian Federation 2018

They will then travel to Nizhny Novgorod on June 24 to take on Panama, with their final group fixture against Belgium on June 28 in Kaliningrad. With Belgium able to call upon Premier League stars such as Chelsea's Eden Hazard, Manchester City's Kevin de Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku at Manchester United , they are now ranked fifth in the world, 10 places higher than England .

Sports Vegas Casino Robber's Car Found, Search for Suspect Continues
Author: 0 Vegas Casino Robber's Car Found, Search for Suspect Continues

Police said the robber entered through the valet area of the Bellagio. Las Vegas Metro has since issued a press release with two pictures of the robber taken from security camera footage. According to officers, the suspect fled the scene in a 2011 Silver Chevrolet Cruz. Pelletier said, however, that it appears that person came "against his will", though he would not say whether the person was kidnapped.

Sports Ben Stokes: England all-rounder in talks with NZ side Canterbury
Author: 0 Ben Stokes: England all-rounder in talks with NZ side Canterbury

By being in Christchurch, though, Stokes is only a comparatively short flight away from Australia and could quickly join the England team if police in Britain decides not to press charges after investigating his involvement in an incident outside a nightclub last September.

Sports Tiger Woods says he's on the 'other side' of pain, loving life
Author: 0 Tiger Woods says he's on the 'other side' of pain, loving life

Woods hasn't won since the 2013 Bridgestone Invitational, his 79th title on the PGA Tour that leaves him three short of tying Sam Snead's record. The following year, he elected to have the first of what turned out to be three microdiscectomies that were meant to alleviate a disk issue.

Author: 0 Clippers Fear Extent Of Blake Griffin's Knee Injury

Griffin (knee) will undergo tests on to determine the extent of his injury on Tuesday, with early fears being a sprained MCL, Broderick Turner of the Los Angeles Times reports . Williams shot 12-for-21 from the field, and 4-for-8 from 3-point range. "We played hard enough to win the game". The point total was two shy of Williams' career best for a single game.

Sports Mesut Ozil And Alexis Sanchez Won't Leave In January - Arsene Wenger
Author: 0 Mesut Ozil And Alexis Sanchez Won't Leave In January - Arsene Wenger

Burnley's players accused Ramsey of going down lightly in the box, but Wenger - who has harshly criticised several penalty decisions against his own team this season - disagreed. That's impossible to answer today. He told the BBC: "Mesut Ozil to Manchester United on a free looks a shoo-in". "We have a good chance tomorrow to take three points at home and that is the only thing that matters", he said.

Sports Claude Puel calls on Riyad Mahrez to show more consistency
Author: 0 Claude Puel calls on Riyad Mahrez to show more consistency

Their fast start was soon rewarded with the opening goal inside 12 minutes. The breakthrough did arrive 13 minutes in, though, with Vardy hooking Marc Albrighton 's cross over the head of Lloris on the volley for his seventh goal of the campaign.

Sports Falcons WR Julio Jones passes even more huge milestones
Author: 0 Falcons WR Julio Jones passes even more huge milestones

The Buccaneers (4-7) rebounded from a 27-6 deficit behind Ryan Fitzpatrick and drove deep into Atlanta territory after forcing a fumble at the other end of the field. Ryan was 26 of 35 for 317 yards , while Sanu remained ideal in his career when throwing the ball. Moreover, the Falcons lost two starters in the secondary to injuries - top corner Desmond Trufant (concussion) and nickel Brian Poole (back) - relegating safety Ricardo Allen to play inside and outside corner in addition to ...