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College Football Playoff adds 6 new members to committee

College Football Playoff adds 6 new members to committee

Athletic directors are recused - meaning they can't be present - during voting or deliberations about their team's selection or seeding, but may answer "factual questions" about their institution, according to CFP policy. Castiglione, who has led the Sooners' athletic department since 1998, has served on the NCAA baseball committee, and was the chair of the men's basketball committee (2015-16). Read More

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Real Madrid to swap Ronaldo's 'BBC' for 'NHL' of Neymar, Hazard, Lewandowski?

Real Madrid to swap Ronaldo's 'BBC' for 'NHL' of Neymar, Hazard, Lewandowski?

According to reports, the forward wants to leave the European champions over a contract dispute with president Florentino Perez and has been linked with a return to Manchester United . The club, the fans, everyone loves him. AS' cover Wednesday continues that theme, saying "Cristiano is on the market" and that Madrid will ask for a transfer fee of "at least" €100 million, while he wants €50m a year from whoever will pay it. Read More

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Ford Mustang Bullitt is the ultimate Steve McQueen dream

Ford Mustang Bullitt is the ultimate Steve McQueen dream

Under the bonnet is a 5.0-litre V8 engine producing 474bhp and 569Nm of torque, meaning a top speed of 163mph - 8mph faster than the current V8 Mustang . A national tour of the '559 " Bullitt " Mustang is also being organized by the HVA and will be announced in the near future. The US auto maker unveiled a new limited-edition Mustang Bullitt . Read More

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Australian Open: Belinda Bencic beats Venus Williams

Australian Open: Belinda Bencic beats Venus Williams

I'm just happy to be on the court. Coco Vandeweghe , the 2017 Australian Open semi-finalist, joined Williams and Stephens in exiting in the first round. The 26-year-old entered this year's competition with a career-high ranking, but her Australian Open dream soon turned into a nightmare during an ill-tempered and contentious 7-6 (7-4), 6-2 loss to Hungary's Timea Babos. Read More

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1B Gonzalez reportedly agrees to deal with Mets

1B Gonzalez reportedly agrees to deal with Mets

The 35-year-old Gonzalez needs to pass a physical to complete the deal. He was released by Atlanta shortly after the trade, however, and has reportedly been engaged in discussions with the Mets since he entered free agency. This is where the Mets came in. The veteran first baseman will likely split time at first depending on how much Dominic Smith , a 2013 first-round pick who was a late-season call up in 2017, impresses the Mets. Read More

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Now Other States Want The Offshore Drilling Deal Florida Got

Now Other States Want The Offshore Drilling Deal Florida Got

But less than a week after releasing the proposal - which would open up almost every inch of federal water to the possibility of offshore drilling - Secretary Ryan Zinke made an unexpected announcement on Twitter . Scott is widely expected to challenge Florida's Democratic Senator Bill Nelson this year. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is hosting a series of public meetings up and down the Pacific and Atlantic coasts for input on the Trump administration's proposal. Read More

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North Dakota State earns football, financial respect

North Dakota State earns football, financial respect

North Dakota State led, 17-13, with 4:37 remaining in the game Saturday when James Madison defensive lineman Simeyan Robinson blocked a Cam Pederson field-goal attempt to give his offense possession on its own 27-yard line. D'Angelo Amos returned a punt 33 yards to the NDSU 33-yard line. Shepherd added his 50-yard touchdown catch that gave the Bison a 14-3 lead with 4:14 to play in the second quarter. Read More

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Everton land Besiktas striker Tosun

Everton land Besiktas striker Tosun

Tosun had scored 14 goals in 24 appearances for Besiktas this campaign and will be a welcome boost for Everton , who have struggled to find the net since last season's top scorer Romelu Lukaku moved to Manchester United in July. Everton's ultra-defensive approach to the recent Premier League draw at Anfield was roundly criticised, not least by his Liverpool counterpart, Jürgen Klopp, and Allardyce admits improvement will be necessary to achieve a first win across Stanley Park since 1999. Read More

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Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer announces retirement

Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer announces retirement

The Arizona Cardinals released a statement Tuesday from quarterback Carson Palmer announcing his retirement . When I entered the league, I was a 23-year old kid. The Bengals selected Palmer first overall in the 2003 NFL Draft after he'd won the Heisman Trophy at USC. Palmer threatened to retire from the Cincinnati Bengals in 2011 after requesting a trade that wasn't immediately granted. Read More

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Tampa Bay Rays say goodbye to Evan Longoria

Tampa Bay Rays say goodbye to Evan Longoria

The 32-year-old leaves Tampa Bay as the longest-tenured player in franchise history, after spending 10 of his big league seasons in a Rays uniform. Arroyo was apparently the best prospect they could get back. "For a decade, he's been at the center of all our successes, and it a very emotional parting for all of us". "I speak for the entire organization in wishing Evan and his wonderful family our absolute best". Read More

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Sigurdsson stunner for Everton sinks Swansea at Goodison

Sigurdsson stunner for Everton sinks Swansea at Goodison

We were too negative in the first half". Sam Allardyce is not expecting the January transfer window to be busy at Everton, although he would like to sign an additional forward. - Rooney has failed to score with 10 of his 33 Premier League penalty kicks overall, with only Alan Shearer failing to convert more (11 of 67). Gylfi Sigurdsson says Everton are growing in confidence with every result following their 3-1 come-from-behind win over Swansea on Monday night. Read More

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Pentagon had multi-million dollar secret UFO programme

Pentagon had multi-million dollar secret UFO programme

Initial funding for the Advanced Aviation Threat Identification Program came largely at the request of former Democratic Senator Harry Reid , long known for his enthusiasm for space phenomena. According to the New York Times , the bulk of the $22M dollars actually went to a friend of senator Harry Reid. He's gone on to work on privately funded UFO research projects. Read More

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