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Knicks roll after halftime lineup change, beat Mavs 93-77

The post NBA: Dirk Nowitzki Says Kristaps Porzingis Is Going To Be A Great Player appeared first on 360Nobs.com. It snapped a two-game slide for the Knicks , and a strong bounce back from their defensive struggles in the back-to-back road losses to the Celtics and Raptors.

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Michigan QB Speight has broken collarbone

According to mgoblog .com, the redshirt sophomore could return to the Wolverines for a bowl game, but will not be able to play for the next two weeks. That will most likely be John O'Korn, who's playing his first eligible season at MI since transferring from Houston. The Wolverines season is now on the shoulders of fifth-year senior John O'Korn.

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Djokovic rallies to beat Thiem

Thiem needed seven set points but eventually secured the opener with Djokovic looking uncertain after getting early treatment on a cut finger. This year has finally seen Monfils convert his potential into results, with a first grand slam semi-final appearance for eight years at the US Open where he pushed eventual runner-up Novak Djokovic all the way before being defeated in four sets.

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Brazil GP: Lewis Hamilton keeps title hopes alive with pole start

Rosberg, race victor for the past two seasons in Brazil, can take his first title if he triumphs in Sunday's race or scores seven points more than Hamilton. "He pushed me off the track, I was a little ahead with my nose and he just pushed me off the track", complained Vettel on race radio. "They wouldn't be happy", said the Dutchman, when asked about his approach to the last two races .

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Samsung recalls washing machines in US

The affected washing machines have been sold in the home appliance stores nationwide since 2011, with a price range of 450-1,500 US dollars. Nine of those incidents involved injury, including a broken jaw and injured shoulder, AFP reported.

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Lewis Hamilton fastest in both practices in Brazil, edges Nico Rosberg

Rosberg, who leads Lewis Hamilton in the title race by 19 points, will be crowned the sport's 33rd world champion on Sunday evening should he triumph at Interlagos . "I felt quite comfortable in qualifying, as I have done all weekend to be honest", Hamilton insisted, when asked about the scrap with Rosberg. Rain is now forecast for race day, and when it rains on the hills outside Sao Paulo , it just as often pours.

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Dayes, defense lead Wolfpack to win over Syracuse

State (5-5, 2-4 ACC) converted 10-of-18 third-down attempts. Dungey left last week's game after absorbing a hard hit to his shoulder and head area on a quarterback run. Whether Dungey plays, or one or more of the backups sees time, could have a significant factor in the outcome. Now, Doeren needs to make sure his team digs down deep to become eligible for a bowl.

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Blue Jays sign Cuban free agent infield prospect Lourdes Gurriel

With the infield relatively set for the Blue Jays , Gurriel likely projects as a future outfielder for the team. Lefty Brett Cecil and right-handed mid-season saviour Joaquin Benoit are both free agents, leaving the uninspiring Aaron Loup and the unproven Danny Barnes, Ryan Tepera, Bo Schultz and lefties Matt Dermody and Chad Girodo atop the list of potential pen candidates.

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Ron Dennis fighting to save his McLaren career

The Briton, who has been in charge of the McLaren Formula 1 team for nearly 40 years, is fighting a bid by McLaren's shareholders to remove him from the company following a disappointing few seasons. According to reports Friday night, Mr. Dennis presented the offer for McLaren last week, with fellow shareholders launching a plot to remove him as CEO.

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Argentina must change mindset - Aguero

Brazil leads the group with 24 points. The score kept Argentina in the sixth position of South America's World Cup qualifiers. The next round of World Cup qualification games including a must-win match for Argentina against Colombia take place on November 15.

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Phillies get Howie Kendrick from Dodgers

Could Howie Kendrick be moved this offseason? The veteran infielder and outfielder is expected to start in left field on Opening Day. The Phillies are one possible landing spot for Kendrick, sources say - the Phils are looking for short-term upgrades, and their general manager, Matt Klentak, was the Angels' assistant GM during the latter part of Kendrick's tenure in Anaheim.

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UFC 205: Kelvin Gastelum Misses Weight...Again

This situation is nothing new for "The Ultimate Fighter 17" victor. Cerrone was left with his show money, but without a fight in NY. Sadly, this isn't the first time the former Ultimate Fighter victor missed weight. As a result, he's been fined 20% of his purse and he can not be more than 173 on fight night. Another situation unfolded early Friday morning (US time), when Thiago Alves stepped on the scale at 162.6 pounds for his lightweight debut.

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Joanna Jedrzejcyzk Says She's Too Good For Strawweight Division

The champion has proved time and time again that she is one of the most fearsome fighters in the women division. Jedrzejczyk managed to avoid the forced comparison with her bantamweight counterpart earlier in her career, quietly emerging as a potential superstar in the week leading up to her championship win at UFC 185 in Dallas, and they're still not coming now.

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The Real Blues Winter Classic Jersey Is Here

The Blues and Blackhawks will square off in the NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic outdoor game January 2, 2017 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. He made 27 saves against the Blues. "It feels nice to have a streak here", Seabrook said. I think a lot of us like the look of it, and I think the fans will too. He has allowed just four goals in his last five games.

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A Look Back At The World Series At Wrigley Field

Crowds along the parade route outside Wrigley Field were several people deep. November blazed like dazzling springtime in Chicago during a massive parade and rally Friday to honor the Cubs' first World Series title in 108 years and fulfill more than a century of pent-up dreams.

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Steelers K Chris Boswell gives the worst onside kick ever

That said, if there's a letdown looming, Childs thinks it could be this week. Dare I say winning streak? In 2000, they rode one of the greatest defensive performances in National Football League history and would wind up winning Super Bowl XXXV as a wild card team.

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Mike Daniels goes on explicit rant after Packers loss to Colts

We needed it for ourselves, I think", Luck said after the game. We should lean plenty about Carolina's protection and pass defense, respectively, the next two weeks when they host Kansas City and New Orleans. Aaron Rodgers' 3-yard touchdown pass to Randall Cobb with 3:29 left got Green Bay (4-4) within five, capping a 14-point spurt in four-plus minutes.

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Frustrated Blair Walsh keeps blowing it for the Vikings

Walsh missed an extra point and had a field goal blocked in Sunday's Week 9 overtime loss to the Detroit Lions, making it three-straight losses for the Vikings. "I'm confident in what I'm doing". Walsh opened the 2016 season with two missed field goals and a missed extra point against the Tennessee Titans, but rebounded fairly well to make 11 of 12 extra points and seven of eight field goals in Weeks 2-8.

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Ole! Boro manager Karanka savours special moment at City

Fantastic: Chelsea coach Antonio Conte is all smiles after the five goal drubbing of Everton. Koeman was philosophical after his team's heavy defeat. Pep Guardiola's side, who are level on points (23) with Arsenal and Liverpool at the summit, have reaped the benefits of Sergio Aguero's form so far this season.

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Mauricio Pochettino gives Harry Kane the green light for England

The Netherlands have an worldwide friendly against Belgium and a World Cup qualifier against Luxembourg on the agenda over the global break and Janssen will surely be hoping to get amongst the goals. "Today you need to be flexible", Pochettino said of his new system. "Watching has been hard, especially with the team going through a bit of a spell where we haven't been winning games", said the striker.

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Raiders run past Broncos 30-20 for AFC West lead

The Broncos were penalized 12 times for 104 yards in the game, and half of the flags - and 63 of the 104 yards - were assessed for pass interference/defensive holding on the Aqib Talib-less Denver secondary. Take away that one throw and Carr played plenty of winning football. The one head scratcher was throwing the ball right after Khalil Mack's strip sack and recovery and that almost backfired.

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Utah Jazz Outlast Porzingis, New York Knicks at MSG

Porzingis managed three points on 0-of-4 shooting in a 118-99 home loss to Houston on Wednesday but scored a season-best 27 points on 10-of-15 from the field on Friday. Key reserve forward/center Boris Diaw is expected to be sidelined two weeks with a leg contusion. Luckily, the Knicks no longer have JR Smith on the team, who literally would be hungover for matinee games, which is just so insane and yet, hey, the guy has a championship ring, so I guess it all balances out.

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Cespedes opts out of Mets deal, free agent again

That same deal also sent Michael Fulmer to Detroit. Cespedes is a game-changing bat in the heart of a weak Mets lineup. With Cespedes hitting.280 with 31 home runs and 86 RBI, the 31-year-old is seeking one more long-term deal before riding off into the sunset.

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Arizona Cardinals' playoff hopes take hit after wild tie against Seahawks

With a record of 4-1, all that stands between the Cardinals and the Seahawks is a game. Arians believes it creates a safety issue for long snappers. Chandler Catanzaro's missed 24-yard field goal try in overtime was only the last of a series of missed opportunities. "I make that kick 999,999 times out of a million", Catanzaro said after the game .

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Raiders prioritizing new deal for QB Derek Carr after this seaon

Denver has dominated the series in recent seasons, winning eight consecutive matchups before Oakland ended the streak in the Mile High City last December. Webster was injured last week against San Diego, and he was downgraded from questionable on Saturday when the Broncos ruled him out and promoted Nixon.