England bring in Harrison to face Fiji

England continued their ideal record under head coach Jones last time out with a convincing 37-21 victory over South Africa at Twickenham, making it 10 wins on the spin. Jones has brought Harrison back into the fold in place of Northampton team-mate Tom Wood in one of several changes to the side that beat South Africa 37-21 at Twickenham last weekend. Read More

Brees leads Saints to fourth win in five after 0-3 start

Brees leads Saints to fourth win in five after 0-3 start

There are seven seconds left in the first half, and the Saints have one timeout remaining. The New Orleans Saints have found a new toy for quarterback Drew Brees to play with in this vaunted aerial attack. They say Kelly is staying with San Francisco, through the thick and thins of this challenging season. That's the closest the 49ers could get. With the running game clicking and Drew Brees throwing for 323 yards, the Saints totaled 571 yards of offense en route to a 41-23 win. Read More

Elgar, Duminy put South Africa on top vs. Australia

Elgar, Duminy put South Africa on top vs. Australia

Rabada, stepping up in the absence of injured spearhead Dale Steyn, bowled magnificently for South Africa .Smith, Shaun Marsh and Adam Voges were all out edging to him. And the all-rounder promptly reached only his fifth Test century by hitting Mitchell Marsh (1-52) to cover for two. Wicketkeeper Peter Nevill managed 23 before Josh Hazlewood (4) and Nathan Lyon, the fourth duck of the innings, fell quickly to wrap up the Australian innings. Read More

Rahul to play second Test, confirms Kohli

Despite early loss of wickets, Captain Virat Kohli steadied the ship with Ashwin first and then allowed the game to drift towards a draw with Ravindra Jadeja in the end. 'We need to take those half-chances, and be more focused in the field. "I think if you look at only aspect, where we probably we let ourselves down is catching". Read More

Murray eases past Wawrinka to reach semi-finals in London

Murray eases past Wawrinka to reach semi-finals in London

The three-time major champion has stolen the No. 1 ranking from his rival by capturing the title at seven of his last nine events-a stretch that features Wimbledon, the Rio Olympics, and both of this fall's Masters events (Shanghai and Paris). Read More

Peter Siddle ruled out Hobart Test, Joe Mennie set to make debut

The difference, according to du Plessis, was in how the two batting line-ups fared. Steve Smith's men can only get more red-faced. While Mennie has played only two ODIs, Ferguson has played 30 ODI matches for Australia . Perth was really dry, the wicket was hard. But if our boys look at their performances, they'll know they can do a lot better than that. "I'm not sure he'll get another opportunity, I think people are starting to lose a little bit of patience", Warne said, echoing the ... Read More

Seattle Seahawks injury report week 11: Philadelphia at Seattle

Seattle Seahawks injury report week 11: Philadelphia at Seattle

All that led to Seattle waiving Christine Michael on Tuesday. Prosise made his first career start this past Sunday at New England and rushed 17 times for 66 yards. Along with Pope, the team also has Alex Collins, a fifth-round pick this year, available to play tailback. Also, while the Eagles are one of the few teams to keep Ezekiel Elliott out of the endzone, he still managed a great day thanks to 52 receiving yards on four receptions, which was his best day through the air until the ... Read More

Conte: Hazard is a Chelsea's 'point of reference'

Conte: Hazard is a Chelsea's 'point of reference'

Boro, meanwhile, have won just one game since August and could do with three points to move away from the relegation zone. "We are working to find the right concentration and the right focus because on Sunday we know we will have a tough game against a strong team that drew with Arsenal and Manchester City", CFC's official website quoted Conte as saying. Read More

New stage, old ire as Mourinho, Wenger meet again

New stage, old ire as Mourinho, Wenger meet again

I don't think I have. "Not 18 years. I don't get that respect". Sparks often fly when the pair have to share a touchline, typified by their notorious shoving match during a Chelsea-Arsenal fixture at Stamford Bridge two years ago. "He is ready to play and I don't have any problem with him", Mourinho added. This time previous year, Sanchez picked up a hamstring injury following a grueling run of back-to-back games for club and country and ended up missing the next two months, which proved ... Read More

Pep Guardiola defends Wayne Rooney over England controversy

The players who played 90 minutes are exhausted, especially the South American players. Pep Guardiola has praised John Stones as a player of rare quality and has likened the Manchester City defender to Barcelona's Gerard Pique. City have struggled in the Premier League in recent weeks, slipping to third spot after home draws against Everton, Southampton and Middlesbrough. But Guardiola believes Alan Pardew's side are a unsafe proposition and should not be under-estimated. Read More

No. 9 Penn State dealing with more injuries up front

No. 9 Penn State dealing with more injuries up front

Penn State took its first timeout after Amber Rolfzen made it 9-4 with back-to-back kills. That's a most interesting point considering how the Knights have fluctuated wildly between competence and utter ineptitude. Penn State can match the program record for conference victories if it wins its next two games. Rutgers: Linebacker Trevor Morris. The Antelopes (0-2) were led by Joshua Braun, who scored 25 points on 6 of 15 from the field, including 5-for-10 from 3-point range. Read More

More Americans live on streets despite overall decline in homelessness

More Americans live on streets despite overall decline in homelessness

Overall, one in five homeless people in the US lives in New York City or Los Angeles, said a Wall Street Journal report . As temperatures start to drop, a new report by the U.S. Of course, weather also makes a difference:, where most homeless people live in cars, tents and other outdoor encampments . "There's so much we can be proud of in terms of progress", HUD Secretary Julian Castro said. Read More

First taste of wintry weather headed for northern Plains

First taste of wintry weather headed for northern Plains

He noted, "If any is going to be significant" - it will be lake effect snow caused by the colder temperatures. That temperature is expected to challenge the record for November 18, which is 84 degrees set back in 1958 . Tuesday , mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Northwest wind 5 to 8 miles per hour. Sunday Night: Clear. Lows in the lower 20s in the suburbs.but in the upper 20s downtown. Read More

Wales can't afford more slip-ups - Williams

Wales can't afford more slip-ups - Williams

It was Bale who fired Wales into the lead on 30 minutes, Hal Robson-Kanu doing brilliantly to rob Matija Nastasic of the ball in a unsafe area and laying it on for the Real Madrid star, who fired a snap shot in from 20 yards past Vladimir Stojkovic into the net. Read More

Smith drops strong hint Ferguson will replace Marsh in Hobart

Bavuma is 38 not out, while Quinton de Kock will resume on 28. "I would imagine the South African boys would be the two bowlers that bowled the whole game for them (Kagiso Rabada and Vernon Philander)", said Lehmann. A victory for South Africa in the second Test will see them clinch another famous Test series win in Australia . In sharp contrast, rain is expected to limit how much play is possible on days one and two of the contest at Blundstone Arena. Read More

Cracraft done for season with injury

Cracraft done for season with injury

Numerous Washington State fans have tweeted support to Cracraft, and he tweeted thanks to fans "for the love and support you have given me and my family throughout my time here". The Spokesman-Review Gabe Marks, Luke Falk and the rest of the Washington State offense knew that Marks needed just one more catch to become the Pac-12's all-time receptoins leader when they took the field halfway through the fourth quarter of WSU's 56-21 win over California. Read More

Elmsford sales associate found dead in New Jersey

The host also reportedly asked a building employee how long surveillance video is kept before it is erased or taped over. A man who lives at the Manhattan apartment has been taken into custody on an "unrelated incident", a source said. 59th St. on Saturday night with friends. Investigators were interviewing an uncooperative person of interest in the killing, but no arrests were made. Read More

Lallana limps off injured as Liverpool dealt potential blow

Lallana limps off injured as Liverpool dealt potential blow

England interim boss Gareth Southgate said after Tuesday's match that he was unsure about the extent of the injury. Southgate's side have their chances to see out the game but were made to pay for those missed opportunities when Spain struck twice in the final minutes of the contest. Read More

Vikings make Forbath signing official

Vikings make Forbath signing official

Zimmer said Walsh's missed 27-yard field in the final minute of regulation of the Vikings' 10-9 wild-card playoff loss to the Seattle Seahawks in January wasn't a distraction for the coach as Walsh's struggles transitioned into the 2016 regular season, and Zimmer didn't want to speak on the potential of teammates losing confidence in Walsh this year. Read More

India bat first against England

At 22/2 in 5 overs, India , who gave Jayant Yadav a Test match debut, were in a spot of bother, but Pujara and Kohli calmed the innings down, quelled England's momentum, before slowly swinging it in their favour with some excellent batting against the spinners. Read More

LeBron James to sit out as Cavs go for franchise record

LeBron James to sit out as Cavs go for franchise record

Last season, he averaged 25.3 points, 6.8 assists, 7.4 rebounds and 1.4 steals per game over the course of 76 regular season appearances. Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives past Toronto Raptors' Norman Powell (24) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Cleveland, Tuesday, Nov. Read More

Kaino: 'I didn't play with the respect the All Blacks jersey deserves'

Kaino: 'I didn't play with the respect the All Blacks jersey deserves'

Improvements will be needed if they are to get a victory against Ireland when the sides renew their one sided rivalry on Saturday. "They had that big reshuffle in the second row, and we won three lineout balls in the first half that gave us access to the ball and I thought we did well with it. Read More

Elliott scores twice late, Cowboys top Steelers 35-30

With Dallas facing a 1st and 25 deep in their own territory, Prescott hit Ezekiel Elliot n a screen pass for an 83-yard touchdown. If Romo fails to make a comeback soon, the Cowboys could eventually waive him since they have now found a new starter in Dak Prescott . Read More

Blue Jays reportedly sign Cuban free-agent Lourdes Gurriel Jr

Blue Jays reportedly sign Cuban free-agent Lourdes Gurriel Jr

There's a chance he could return to 40 home run form over a full, healthy season, but now, there's not a spot for him in the lineup. He's slightly better against right-handed pitching (.808 OPS compared to.765 vs. Morales is a solid, unexciting signing. Gurriel was hitting.321 with eight home runs and 32 RBIs in 43 games for the Havana Industriales before defecting. Read More

Tim Howard to miss four months with season-ending injury

Tim Howard to miss four months with season-ending injury

The U.S. worldwide will be out four months after he undergoes surgery on Thursday. The team has set a timetable for him to return in four months, which overlaps with the start of the 2017 MLS season in early March and approaches the qualifiers against Honduras and Panama in late March. Read More

Knicks fall to DeRozan, Raptors, 118-107

After starting just 6-for-19 from three, the Hornets hit nine of the next 14 to seize control before going into another deep freeze, which allowed DeRozan to rise to the occasion once more, with five of Toronto's final six makes when the game was still in the balance. Read More

Atlanta Braves: Reasons for Signing Dickey and Colon

The deal ensures Dickey, a Nashville native and Montgomery Bell Academy graduate, a 15 Major League season. Toronto targeted the switch-hitting Cuban after negotiations with free agent Encarnacion began to break down. And while that's possible, you can't hand a $12.5 million dollar deal to someone you expect to pitch out of the bullpen who isn't a late-inning guy. Dickey has said he wants to be on a championship club, which makes the Braves a slightly puzzling choice. Read More

Houston Texans vs Jacksonville Jaguars: prediction, preview, pick to win

The Jaguars , on the other hand, will be looking for some consistency in a season where they have promised much, but delivered little. The Texans rushed for 181 yards. Bouye (ankle) and linebacker Brian Peters (quadriceps) are questionable . Greene, Marqise Lee and Bryan Walters each fumbled punts in the last three games. Read More

Sam Darnold leads USC to 26-13 upset of No. 4 Washington

He wasn't. It was Clay Helton . We can have conversations that's hard for anybody else and me to have, just because of where he's been.? - Written by Bryan Fischer, an award-winning college football columnist and member of the Athlon Contributor Network. Read More

Allen, Jefferson help No. 1 Duke top Grand Canyon 96-61

Freshman Frank Jackson had a college-best 21 points to go with four rebounds off the bench, Luke Kennard supported with 14 points, six assists and five rebounds. He had left knee arthroscopy last month on the same knee in which he suffered a torn ACL as a senior in high school last November. "We're trying to figure out the system we need for this group of guys". Read More