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Author: 0 Will Selig's entry crack open door to Hall of Fame?

Schuerholz was a unanimous pick, and Selig appeared on 15 of 16 ballots from a committee that included six Hall of Fame players: Dawson, Roberto Alomar, Dennis Eckersley, Ozzie Smith, Don Sutton and Frank Thomas. He's never going to do more than break even on the vote of fans, but Selig has had nearly universal support from the baseball community, and his vote total certainly reflected that from the committee, which included eight Hall of Famers, four executives and four media members.

Author: 0 Dana White Responds to Conor McGregor Receiving Boxing License

Somebody's got to come take them belts from me physically. "That belt's still at home right now". Days after his " relinquishing " of the UFC featherweight title , or his "stripping" of the UFC featherweight title , depending on who you ask, Conor McGregor has finally spoken.

Sports Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 Full-Length Trailer Sets Another Standard
Author: 0 Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 Full-Length Trailer Sets Another Standard

The trailer for the highly-anticipated follow-up to Guardians Of The Galaxy has been released, and it looks like we've all got a new favourite character. It's very hard for BFF Rocket to ensure Groot follows directions when the baby can only respond in those three words. "I'd say the first film is a space opera, not a science-fiction film", he said .

Sports We might have snatched last-gasp victor, claims Baines
Author: 0 We might have snatched last-gasp victor, claims Baines

Zlatan Ibrahimovic had produced the only moment of quality in a disappointing first half, when he gave United the lead three minutes before the break, although the goal was as much a result of a mistake by Maarten Stekelenburg. Mourinho went on. "To perform in five consecutive matches against hard opposition, I am so happy with the individual performances". Everton , with one win from nine games, dropped captain Phil Jagielka and took a long time to get going.

Sports Penn State rallies to win Big Ten championship
Author: 0 Penn State rallies to win Big Ten championship

That team will very likely be No. 2 Ohio State (11-1), which, unlike the other Big Ten contenders, has just one loss - at Penn State , 24-21, in October - and wins over No. 9 College Football Playoff). Things looked bleak early, but McSorley repeatedly burned the nation's No. 3 defense with long passes on a record-breaking night.

Sports PFW Matchup Breakdown: Miami Dolphins vs. Baltimore Ravens
Author: 0 PFW Matchup Breakdown: Miami Dolphins vs. Baltimore Ravens

If healthy the team may have too many weapons for the Ravens to handle. The match up between the streaking AFC teams striving to reach playoffs is surely one to watch. The Lions are in first place in the NFC North, a year after owner Martha Firestone Ford cleaned house, firing Tom Lewand as the team president and Martin Mayhew as general manager, and coming up on nine months after wide receiver Calvin Johnson retired.

Sports Beltran reaches deal with Astros, $16M for 1 year
Author: 0 Beltran reaches deal with Astros, $16M for 1 year

Beltran was the free agent the Astros coveted perhaps more than any other, although it had been uncertain whether he would choose them over the likes of the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox . He has bounced around to five clubs since, and is a lifetime.281/.354/.492 hitter and 9-time All-Star in nineteen major-league seasons. Overall, he has hit.323 with 16 homers and 41 RBIs in 55 postseason games.

Sports After firing Mark Helfrich, Oregon turns to the future
Author: 0 After firing Mark Helfrich, Oregon turns to the future

Mark Helfrich has been fired as the OR head coach after four seasons in Eugene as head coach. This season the team had an anemic 4-8 record with their last loss to Oregon State in the Civil War where the Beavers broke a losing streak to the Ducks that had stood since 2007.

Sports Georges St-Pierre, UFC stars to make major announcement Wednesday
Author: 0 Georges St-Pierre, UFC stars to make major announcement Wednesday

The list of fighters associated with this upcoming event is staggering. All of the above-mentioned fighters actively compete in the UFC , save St-Pierre, who's now in a contractual standoff with the promotion. "We're going to change the face of the entire industry and the sport today", UFC veteran middleweight Tim Kennedy said. Rebney said the group plans to pursue a financial settlement with the UFC over past revenue that will benefit past and present fighters, then negotiate deals ...

Sports Lowry hits all six 3s as Raptors beat Sixers again, 122-95
Author: 0 Lowry hits all six 3s as Raptors beat Sixers again, 122-95

Tonight was not exactly DeMar DeRozan's finest hour, as he struggled to hit shots (4-of-13, but a flawless 6-of-6 from the line) for a total of 14 points. "But obviously, it's frustrating for them and for us to see them injured". "We did a really good job on DeMar DeRozan and that was obviously a major part of our game plan", Philadelphia coach Brett Brown said.

Author: 0 Andrew Luck Returns To Practice

There's a baseline test that I took in the offseason. I passed that, which is sort of the big first hurdle. Luck finished the game in a Colts win over the Tennessee Titans on November 23 and conducted postgame interviews without any signs of a problem.

Sports Conor McGregor 'willing to entertain' a WWE offer
Author: 0 Conor McGregor 'willing to entertain' a WWE offer

However, as it transpired, the exact opposite was the case. If anything, Nurmagomedov has less of a chance at fighting McGregor than Aldo did considering how many possible marquee fights the Notorious has set himself up with. "I think it's all about business". Shortly after his historic win in New York, McGregor announced his plans to take some time out of the Octagon, with his first child expected in May.

Sports Barcelona discouraged by setbacks ahead of Madrid clasico
Author: 0 Barcelona discouraged by setbacks ahead of Madrid clasico

Barcelona's next La Liga game is against leaders Real Madrid next Saturday, and the champions are six points off their rivals going into El Clasico. Pique concedes that Real Sociedad were superior to them in the quality of their play and their attitude and expresses his concern for Barca saying "In the first half we weren't there.

Sports Warriors fly down to the wire in win over Hawks
Author: 0 Warriors fly down to the wire in win over Hawks

That (bothers) me. Some nights I might have it and some nights Klay or Steph might have it, but I don't think anyone cares who shoots more shots". And unless he suddenly becomes unhappy with his current situation, the Warriors can continue to rely on Green providing the kind of game-altering defense he's capable of, when there's actually a need for it.

Sports England summon Jennings, Dawson as replacements in India
Author: 0 England summon Jennings, Dawson as replacements in India

Jennings, the uncapped Durham opener who is set to make his England Lions debut against United Arab Emirates in Dubai tomorrow, replaces Haseeb Hameed, whose tour ended with a broken finger in Mohali . Yet Dawson is a favourite of Bayliss after impressing with his attitude when called up for the WorldT20 in India earlier this year. A place in the fourth Test would be a maiden appearance for Dawson but not his first worldwide experience, having already represented England in both forms of ...

Author: 0 Woods 'not dead', says itching to return in Bahamas

Tiger Woods has prepared for tournaments many, many times over the course of his almost 41 years on the planet and, as he gets ready to play competitively again, he admits that he's just as anxious as ever. "But I'm getting my golf stamina back so I can do this". That's right. The back injury that has plagued his game for two solid years is apparently cured, and he'll try to prove as much to everyone at the Hero World Challenge this week.

Author: 0 Cleveland Browns Proved To Be A Tough Out Versus The Giants

The first quarter was a punt fest for both the Browns and Giants. "Where we were in the ballgame, we thought we could spread them out", McAdoo said of the decision to abandon the two-tight end formation. It's an exciting time against a lot of playoff teams and playoff environments. There's even less variety this season. These guys, these players, this organization, Dee and Jimmy (Haslam), (Executive Vice President of Football Operations) Sashi (Brown) and the group mean too much to me ...

Sports NewsAlert: Henry Burris named Grey Cup MVP
Author: 0 NewsAlert: Henry Burris named Grey Cup MVP

Calgary quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell, the recently named season's most outstanding player, threw three interceptions. It may have been the ideal sendoff to his 17-year career, in what may have been his final CFL game. The Stamps put a few more points on the board making it 27-10. Down 10 with the fourth quarter just under way, Calgary's quarterback continued to heat up along with the rest of the Stamps' offence.

Sports McGregor relinquishes featherweight belt
Author: 0 McGregor relinquishes featherweight belt

The news was announced at the UFC Melbourne event on Sunday. With that, the UFC 206 main event next month from Toronto will see Anthony Pettis - a former UFC lightweight champion - and Max Holloway square off for the interim belt at 145 pounds.

Sports India reaches 271-6, within 12 runs of England on day 2
Author: 0 India reaches 271-6, within 12 runs of England on day 2

Kohli then put on 48 runs for the sixth wicket with Ashwin. Non-striker Jonny Bairstow and India seamer Umesh Yadav , who spoke at close-of-play press conferences, both insisted they did not hear what was said by either party. "I felt England were bowling negative lines", said Pujara. Earlier, returning wicketkeeper-batsman Parthiv Patel (42) gave the hosts a sturdy start before being trapped lbw off Rashid in the fourth over after lunch.

Sports Manchester United v West Ham United
Author: 0 Manchester United v West Ham United

The Hammers welcome back skipper Mark Noble from suspension, but they have lost key defender Winston Reid to a ban, after he was sent off in the dying seconds at White Hart Lane. 'We've deserved to win our last few games at home because we were the better team, but we didn't come away with the wins, which was disappointing, ' Rojo told MUTV .

Author: 0 Charlie Strong and Texas soundly beaten by TCU, 31-9

Texas, considered one of the best, most high-profile jobs in college football, hasn't lost fewer than four games in a season since 2009, when it lost the national title game to Alabama. They knew how to play. Trevorris Johnson ran six times for 51 yards, and Sawyer completed a 21-yard pass to Daniel Walsh to set up Johnson's 5-yard touchdown run.

Sports Ogilvy says weaknesses exposed on Sunday at Royal Sydney
Author: 0 Ogilvy says weaknesses exposed on Sunday at Royal Sydney

I haven't been playing well lately, so it sits pretty good", said Hall, who missed the cut in his last four tournaments leading into the Emirates Australian Open. who finished on the same score as Fox. But maybe not so much when Spieth is lurking, in a share for second with New Zealander Ryan Fox and Aaron Baddeley, who will share the last group with Ogilvy.

Sports Wenger admits Cazorla absence hurting Arsenal
Author: 0 Wenger admits Cazorla absence hurting Arsenal

We are good enough to find solutions despite the fact he's not there. Although forward Lucas Perez is similarly expected to be unavailable for Sunday's clash at the Emirates, Wenger suggested that the Spaniard could feature in next week's Champions League dead-rubber at FC Basel.

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