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No. 8 Texas Tech quite familiar with No. 9 Oklahoma's standout

No. 8 Texas Tech quite familiar with No. 9 Oklahoma's standout

Young only scored five points in the first half but caught fire in the second, scoring 22 second-half points. It was another statement win, this time against Young's father's alma mater, as the Sooners improved to 13-2 overall and 3-1 in Big 12 play.


The NFL is investigating handling of Cam Newton hit

The NFL is investigating handling of Cam Newton hit

His lack of playoff experience will be a talking point all week, but if there's a numerical concern with Keenum, it's that his yards per attempt was lower than 6.5 yards in three of Minnesota's past four games. New NFL concussion protocol dictates players who show "gross motor instability or significant loss of balance" must now be evaluated in the locker room rather than on the sideline as long as those reactions do not appear to be the result of foot or leg issues.


FA Cup: Nottingham Forest script seismic upset to knockout holders Arsenal

FA Cup: Nottingham Forest script seismic upset to knockout holders Arsenal

It's unacceptable. I will have to see him, " Wenger explained. "He is not involved in that at all, he has been out at a birthday party". That is very important. Wenger, who is now serving a three-match touchline ban for misconduct, expressed hope that his side will bounce back against Chelsea while reiterating his side's poor performance against Forest.


Azarenka pulls out in Australia

Azarenka pulls out in Australia

Before that her last match was nearly a year ago in last year's Australian Open final. The triple grand slam champion has dropped to ninth in the world, having not played since a surprise first-round loss to Russian Daniil Medvedev at The All England Club in July.


Djokovic returns from injury layoff with thumping win

Djokovic returns from injury layoff with thumping win

The 30-year-old, who retired in the Wimbledon quarter-finals in July, said he was "very happy with how it went". He may also return for another match at Kooyong. Djokovic, who has dropped to number 14 in the world, will be chasing a record seventh Australian Open title if he competes in the tournament, which begins on 15 January.


Packers to hire Mike Pettine to be new defensive coordinator

Packers to hire Mike Pettine to be new defensive coordinator

The Browns went 10-22 during Pettine's two-year run as head coach. It'll be interesting to see exactly how Pettine puts together the pieces Green Bay already has in place-and what new pieces new Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst brings in for Pettine to play with.