News archive from 29 November 2015, page 8

Cutting the Cord: Crackle's 'The Art of More'

Cutting the Cord: Crackle's 'The Art of More'

Original TV dramas have become commonplace from popular streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon. Another streaming service to have on your radar: Crackle. The Sony Pictures Television-owned site is probably best known for hosting Jerry...

 
Adele's '25' sells 3.38M in first week

Adele's '25' sells 3.38M in first week

Ladies and gentlemen, we have a number. Adele's blockbuster 25 has sold a record-shattering 3.38 million copies in its first week, according to Nielsen Music. It easily bests early projections of 2.5 million made more than a week ago. As Billboard...

 

Khalil named Asian football player of the year

GURGAON, India (AP) — Ahmed Khalil of the United Arab Emirates was named the Asian player of the year Sunday at the AFC's annual awards function. The 24-year-old forward, who plays for Al-Ahli, beat compatriot Omar Abdulrahman of Al-Ain and Guangzhou...

Usa Today, 11:04 in Sport
 
Manziel's benching costs him chance to shine Monday night

Manziel's benching costs him chance to shine Monday night

CLEVELAND (AP) — Johnny Manziel has only himself to blame. This was going to be his big night, the main attraction under the bright lights. This was his chance to show how much he's progressed, thrill his fans with those ad-libbed Johnny Football...

Usa Today, 11:04 in Sport
 
Swinney: No. 1 Clemson won't be awed by title game

Swinney: No. 1 Clemson won't be awed by title game

Bigger stakes, same attitude. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney knows his No. 1 Tigers are ready for the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Saturday after grinding out a 12-0 season. "We've embraced the...

Usa Today, 11:09 in Sport
 
Sunday injuries: Foles expected to start at QB for Rams; Amendola out for Pats

Sunday injuries: Foles expected to start at QB for Rams; Amendola out for Pats

Nick Foles is expected to start at QB for the Rams, as Case Keenum sits out with a concussion, according to NFL Network. Keenum had replaced Foles as the starter. - The Patriots will be without starting LB Jamie Collins and slot receiver Danny...

Usa Today, 11:27 in Sport
 
Alonso guarantees he'll race in 2016

Alonso guarantees he'll race in 2016

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Fernando Alonso has ended doubts about his participation in Formula One next season by saying "I will be racing, 100 percent." The Spaniard had another tough race on Sunday at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix,...

Usa Today, 11:27 in Sport
 
Virginia's Mike London resigns after 6th season as coach

Virginia's Mike London resigns after 6th season as coach

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Mike London resigned Sunday after failing to guide Virginia to a winning season in five of his six seasons as coach. Athletic director Craig Littlepage said in a release from the school that he met with London on Sunday morning...

Usa Today, 11:40 in Sport
 
Comedians Peele, Peretti announce engagement

Comedians Peele, Peretti announce engagement

' It was an eventful holiday for comedians Jordan Peele and Chelsea Peretti. The couple announced their engagement Saturday with a few tweets. There was the subtle diamond ring emoji: And a post with the story of the proposal: Peele, star of Comedy...

 
'Hunger Games' feasts on Thanksgiving competition

'Hunger Games' feasts on Thanksgiving competition

Katniss and her district engage in a revolution against the Capitol in 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2.' Moviegoing audiences satiated their Hunger pangs over Thanksgiving. Franchise closer The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2 gobbled up the...

 

Bills-Chiefs Inactives

The Bills are without two of their top pass rushers, Mario Williams and Kyle Williams, for Sunday's game in Kansas City. Mario Williams is dealing with a foot injury, while Kyle Williams is due to have surgery on his knee. Chiefs running back...

Usa Today, 12:07 in Sport
 
Report: 76ers rookie Jahlil Okafor pulled over for reckless driving three weeks ago

Report: 76ers rookie Jahlil Okafor pulled over for reckless driving three weeks ago

Philadelphia 76ers rookie Jahlil Okafor was pulled over by police three weeks ago for driving 108 miles per hour on the Ben Franklin Bridge, which connects Philadelphia and Camden, N.J., according to a report by The Philadelphia Inquirer. Anything...

Usa Today, 12:07 in Sport
 
Islamic State defections mount as death toll rises, U.S. official says

Islamic State defections mount as death toll rises, U.S. official says

WASHINGTON — Defections of Islamic State fighters — a closely watched measure by officials of U.S.-led coalition — have begun to thin the ranks of the militants in Iraq in the last month, intelligence reports and drone footage show. Wholesale...

 
Georgia fires Mark Richt after 15 seasons as football coach

Georgia fires Mark Richt after 15 seasons as football coach

Mark Richt has been fired at Georgia, according to two people with knowledge of the situation who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the move has not been publicly announced. An announcement to make it official is expected today. Richt is...

Usa Today, 12:48 in Sport
 
Georgia's Richt stepping down following 'mutual' decision

Georgia's Richt stepping down following 'mutual' decision

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia coach Mark Richt is stepping down after 15 seasons in what is being called a "mutual" decision. Georgia athletic director Greg McGarity says he met with Richt on Sunday morning "to discuss the status of our...

Usa Today, 13:03 in Sport
 

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