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Coach Charlie Strong says he wants to stay at Texas

Coach Charlie Strong says he wants to stay at Texas

Strong will coach Texas in its regular-season finale against TCU on Friday with bowl eligibility and, possibly, his future on the line. Strong's buyout is a little over 10-million dollars. "We have one game left", senior safety Dylan Haines said. If Texas sticks to its public plan of waiting to "evaluate" him, Strong will undoubtedly be faced with more of the same speculation.


Brady, Gronk both make the trip for game vs. Jets

Brady, Gronk both make the trip for game vs. Jets

The Jets will turn back to Ryan Fitzpatrick this Sunday against New England. They've got a real good defense; they've had a good defense for a long time. Logistically New England will be at a disadvantage flying back from the Bay Area to Foxboro , working through a shortened holiday week to get ready for their AFC East rival, and then play a mid-afternoon contest in front of a loud, frothing MetLife crowd, who will have undoubtedly be full-throttled and tailgated to the hilt.



I'm no cheat, says South African captain Faf du Plessis

Speaking to the media on the eve of the game, du Plessis said he disagreed with ICC's decision. Australia have ripped their Test team apart in the wake of consecutive losses to South Africa, making five changes for the third Test starting Thursday in Adelaide.



Meyer, Harbaugh have a chance to recharge a rivalry

Though Ohio State had to survive Michigan State, 17-16, in East Lansing, it was enough to hold the spot. When Michigan takes the field Saturday only Jim Harbaugh and his team knows who will start at quarterback. “For both teams its an absolute must-win game, so its going to be a great atmosphere. "I earned the role of sixth man during (preseason) camp and during the season, so I knew they trusted me to some extent".


Guice runs for LSU-record 285 yards, No. 25 Tigers roll

Guice runs for LSU-record 285 yards, No. 25 Tigers roll

Gannett reported that school officials involved in the LSU search met with Herman in Texas on Thursday and that the search is "moving in Herman's direction". "Coach Orgeron took us step by step through every aspect of his plans for this program, and there was no question that he is the man to lead LSU football ".


Anthony's jumper, 35 points give Knicks OT win over Hornets

Anthony's jumper, 35 points give Knicks OT win over Hornets

He said that's why Anthony's shot often fell short - a symptom of exhausted legs. But lately I get the sense people want to bury the talents of Melo in favor of others. "Back-to-back nights, I thought (Anthony) and KP, when they did miss, I thought they missed them short", Hornacek said. And he buried it. Frank Kaminsky helped Charlotte retake a 100-93 lead with eight fourth quarter points as fatigue from both nights started to take its toll on NY with two minutes left in the game.