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Sports Bucks fire Jason Kidd and seek 'fresh approach'
Author: 0 Bucks fire Jason Kidd and seek 'fresh approach'

News of the firing got out before Kidd was informed by the team, according to an ESPN report. Assistant coach Joe Prunty will lead the team against the Suns. And until it clicks that they need each other, then this is who we're going to be. "We appreciate everything that Jason has done for the Bucks organization, but we have chose to make a coaching change", Bucks GM Jon Horst said in a statement.

Sports ONGC to acquire majority stake in HPCL for $5.8 bn
Author: 0 ONGC to acquire majority stake in HPCL for $5.8 bn

The gains, which took ONGC's shares to their highest in almost one year, came after India's biggest explorer said on Saturday it would pay 369 billion rupees ($5.77 billion) for a 51.1 percent stake in HPCL from the government at 473.97 rupees per share.

Sports Pence: US Embassy to Transfer to Jerusalem by Finish of 2019
Author: 0 Pence: US Embassy to Transfer to Jerusalem by Finish of 2019

She said that the U.S. has made it worse as it now seeks to also undermine the refugee issue. Holding signs reading "Pence you are desecrating our land" and "Pence go home", the protesters at one point burned a large photo of the United States vice president, cheering and waving Palestinian flags as it burned on the ground.

Sports Yet to Take a Call on Padmaavat Release, Says Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Author: 0 Yet to Take a Call on Padmaavat Release, Says Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria had said on Sunday that protecting the "rich history of Rajasthan", along with law and order considerations, would be the basis of their appeal. On Sunday, at least 200 Rajput women took out a " jauhar swabhimaan" rally in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh town and ratcheted up the pressure with memorandums to ban the film or give them permission to end their lives.

Sports Israeli-Arab lawmakers removed from Pence speech after protesting
Author: 0 Israeli-Arab lawmakers removed from Pence speech after protesting

But during a speech to the Knesset - Israel's parliament - Monday afternoon (local time), Pence surprised his audience by declaring that the US would not re-certify the Iran deal when it comes up for renewal in May, virtually guaranteeing that the USA will reimpose economic sanctions against Iran.

Sports Rory McIlroy leads the plaudits to Abu Dhabi champion Tommy Fleetwood
Author: 0 Rory McIlroy leads the plaudits to Abu Dhabi champion Tommy Fleetwood

But it was the 40-footer on the 16th which inspired the emotion, Fleetwood punching the air as his fifth birdie putt in seven holes dropped. Hours after Garcia captured the Asian Tour's Singapore Open, Fleetwood celebrated his 27th birthday in successfully defending his Abu Dhabi HSBC title while Rahm has made it three wins for Europe on the day also golf's greatest-ever player Jack Nicklaus celebrated his 78th birthday.

Author: 0 Cardinals closing in on new head coach

Prior to signing on with the Panthers, Wilks was the defensive backs coach for the Chicago Bears (2006-2008) and then the San Diego Chargers (2009-2011). Under Wilks' leadership this season, the Panthers were seventh in total defense, 11 in points allowed, third in rush defense and third in sacks. Despite mediocre numbers from the Arizona defense in 2017, Wilks inherits quite a lot of talent on that side of the ball.

Sports Jon Gruden Articles, Photos, and Videos
Author: 0 Jon Gruden Articles, Photos, and Videos

This requires teams to interview minority candidates for the position to give an equal opportunity at possibly landing the position. Davis added: "I never wavered from all in and this time he didn't waiver either". At a meeting in Tampa, Florida, leading up to the Raiders' Nov. 5 game against the Miami Dolphins, Davis said that he first gained a sense Gruden was ready to leave the ESPN broadcasting booth and return to coaching.

Sports Vikings looking to trademark 'Minneapolis Miracle' after win against Saints
Author: 0 Vikings looking to trademark 'Minneapolis Miracle' after win against Saints

Bank Stadium on January 14, expecting a loss for his team in the playoff game against the New Orleans Saints . The Eagles were fourth (306.5). The promo was adorned with photos of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum , with no mention of the Jaguars or the Philadelphia Eagles , who are the No.

Sports NFL Conference Championship picks: Jaguars stun Patriots, Vikings top Eagles
Author: 0 NFL Conference Championship picks: Jaguars stun Patriots, Vikings top Eagles

From a St. Michael movie theater to a frozen St. Cloud lake, Minnesotans are gathering Sunday to revel in purple pride and, hopefully, a purple victory. 3 passing game in Football Outsiders' DVOA efficiency metric, and that's how Minnesota became so much more than a defense and a running game while constrained by the same salary cap and draft structure as everyone else.

Sports NFL Fans Shocked At Mel Kiper's Number 1 Pick In Mock Draft
Author: 0 NFL Fans Shocked At Mel Kiper's Number 1 Pick In Mock Draft

It is mock draft season, so time to look at another 2018 National Football League mock draft. As the Giants and Jets set their draft boards and establish their quarterback pecking orders, ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr.is doing the same - such that his rankings are of any outcome.

Sports Moyes content despite stalemate - West Ham United 1-1 AFC Bournemouth - Reaction
Author: 0 Moyes content despite stalemate - West Ham United 1-1 AFC Bournemouth - Reaction

A share of the spoils was just about right. West Ham and Bournemouth played out a 1-1 draw at London stadium. West Ham certainly set about their task with a sense of urgency, pinning the visitors back under sustained early pressure. Begovic again came to the Cherries' rescue before the hour mark when he parried James Collins' glanced header away from the chasing Lanzini, while Arnautovic failed to make the most of a one-on-one opportunity by getting the ball stuck under his feet, granting ...

Sports Women's Marches draw large crowds on second day
Author: 0 Women's Marches draw large crowds on second day

Millions of people around the world marched during last year's rallies, and many on Saturday talked about the news avalanche of politics and gender issues in the past year. "And I never thought in a million years that I'd have to be doing this again to bring focus to women's rights". Over the past year, stories about unequal pay for women and sexual harassment by powerful men have come to the forefront of the national conversation.

Sports Buttler's ton helps England lock series against Aussies
Author: 0 Buttler's ton helps England lock series against Aussies

For that, Buttler, happy to turn the spotlight off himself, praised Woakes' role. Hitting mighty sixes and carving boundaries around the ground, adding in an exquisite ramp shot for four off Pat Cummins , Buttler went ballistic in the closing stages.

Sports Kyle Edmund beats Andreas Seppi to reach Australian Open quarter-finals
Author: 0 Kyle Edmund beats Andreas Seppi to reach Australian Open quarter-finals

While Seppi, who was also trying to reach a Grand Slam quarterfinal for the first time, was holding serve easily, the 23-year-old Edmund saved five break points in the eighth game, coming up with some big serves when he needed them. "I'm admiring myself right there", she said as she watched it back during her on-court interview. "I'm playing well, feeling good, and want to keep pushing on as well as I can".

Sports Zion Williamson: High school hoops phenom picks Duke
Author: 0 Zion Williamson: High school hoops phenom picks Duke

Williamson was choosing between the Clemson Tigers, Duke Blue Devils, Kansas Jayhawks, Kentucky Wildcats and North Carolina Tar Heels. Ranked a consensus No. The young star has made headlines across the country for the past year because of his high-flying blocks and dunks. The Boston Celtics point guard spent one season at Duke before leaving for the 2011 National Basketball Association draft, where he became the No.

Sports Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang left out of Dortmund squad amid Arsenal speculation
Author: 0 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang left out of Dortmund squad amid Arsenal speculation

Shinji Kagawa salvaged a 1-1 draw at Hertha Berlin when he capitalized on a rare defensive lapse from the otherwise well-organized home side with 20 minutes remaining. With a deal for Alexis Sanchez potentially imminent , there has been a whole lot of speculation about the next transfer domino to fall- who would Arsenal obtain as a replacement? Personally I think he will be a fantastic addition to the team.

Sports Su-Wei Hsieh Stuns Garbine Muguruza in Straight Sets Victory
Author: 0 Su-Wei Hsieh Stuns Garbine Muguruza in Straight Sets Victory

That left only Maria Sharapova and Angelique Kerber - who will meet in the next round - and French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko as Grand Slam winners in the women's draw. "I don't know, but I will try", she said. "My ankle is, I don't know how it is because I don't feel it anymore!" Former Australian Open semifinalist Johanna Konta also lost in the second round to American Bernarda Pera 6-4, 7-5.

Sports Armed forces members will get to watch National Football League after all
Author: 0 Armed forces members will get to watch National Football League after all

Message to Chuck, this is not exactly a victor when it comes to public relations. The American Forces Network will broadcast the NFL's conference championship games on Sunday despite the federal government shutdown . "I thank you for your patience as we work to provide you what we can within the legal restrictions of the government shutdown ". In the USA those games will be televised on CBS and FOX, respectively.

Sports Root helps England take 2-0 series lead over Aussies
Author: 0 Root helps England take 2-0 series lead over Aussies

Skipper Joe Root stayed with the team till the end with an unbeaten 46. A top-heavy Australian team loaded up on batting but to no avail in a move which exacerbated their thin bowling sans front-line spin. Chasing 271 to win, England were dealt a huge blow on the fourth ball of their innings as Roy was caught by Finch at short midwicket off the bowling of Mitchell Starc for two runs.

Sports Titans tab Texan's Vrabel for head coach
Author: 0 Titans tab Texan's Vrabel for head coach

He worked under Urban Meyer at Ohio State (his alma mater) from 2011 through 2013 as both the linebackers and defensive line coach with Ohio State before jumping to the NFL . The Titans announced Saturday they have agreed to terms with Vrabel. "Obviously, the things that are stamped out there on those pillars, team-first, detailed, tough, dependable".

Sports Svitolina Gives Free Tennis Lesson To Kostyuk In Melbourne
Author: 0 Svitolina Gives Free Tennis Lesson To Kostyuk In Melbourne

Playing with confidence, Kostyuk strolled through her next service game before the match-changing game arrived after barely 20 minutes. Earlier, Allertova reached the fourth round of a Grand Slam for the first time after a dominant win against Magda Linette 6-1, 6-4.

Sports Rallying: Walkner maintains Dakar lead as Price wins stage 13
Author: 0 Rallying: Walkner maintains Dakar lead as Price wins stage 13

Having only finished the rally once since his first win in 2010 Sainz put in a steady performance on the sand dunes explaining "the strategy was to take it easy there" before powering into a clear lead on the high speed stages. "Every day can change everything". "It was a good day for me". Al-Attiyah added that he had no complaints. So I am happy to be here. However, Sainz and Cruz's lead is more than one hour now.

Sports Australian Open: Simona Halep suffers huge scare against unheralded Lauren Davis
Author: 0 Australian Open: Simona Halep suffers huge scare against unheralded Lauren Davis

She did everything possible to stay in the match , keeping long rallies alive to put pressure on Halep . "I think it was also a very tough second round, for me the toughest I could get". Halep, a former quarter-finalist at Melbourne Park who slumped out in the first round a year ago, will next play Australian Ashleigh Barty or Japan's Naomi Osaka in her quest for a maiden Grand Slam title.

Sports South African Bus Drivers Find Indian Cricketers Very Welcoming
Author: 0 South African Bus Drivers Find Indian Cricketers Very Welcoming

On the contrary, he compared this with the Indian bus driver, Ronnie Moodley, who gets the feel of being in the Indian team whenever he travels with the Indian side. India lost M Vijay and Virat Kohli in the same manner; Vijay played on to one from Rabada that shot through at just above ankle height; Kohli was lbw to a nip-backer from Lungi Ngidi that went through at knee height.

Sports Chelsea closer to signing Edin Dzeko and Emerson Palmieri from Roma
Author: 0 Chelsea closer to signing Edin Dzeko and Emerson Palmieri from Roma

Confident is a big word. "I have to wait and to see what happens during this transfer market". I understand the question, but I have a very specific role. Not only is he over 30 (so Chelsea were not going to sign him to a multi-year deal), he's still a key player at Roma (which he wasn't necessarily going to be at Chelsea ).

Sports James, Curry will captain teams in new-look All-Star Game
Author: 0 James, Curry will captain teams in new-look All-Star Game

James (2,638,294) will have first pick due to receiving more votes than Curry (2,379,494). James and Curry will select their rosters from the pool of players voted as starters and reserves. But the Rockets gunner got enough media and player votes to take the starter spot, while the Pelicans duo also prevailed over Green for the media and players panel.

Sports Walcott asked Rooney about Everton move
Author: 0 Walcott asked Rooney about Everton move

Walcott has scored 108 goals in 397 matches for Arsenal in total since joining them from Southampton in 2006. Theo Walcott has insisted that he will miss working under Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger , but is happy to have linked up with Sam Allardyce for his new adventure at Everton .

Sports Federer through to Australian 3rd round
Author: 0 Federer through to Australian 3rd round

EPA-EFE/MAST IRHAMRoger Federer of Switzerland in action during his second round match against Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne , Australia, 18 January 2018. "I feel they're fearful of you guys (media) just because they feel they have been misinterpreted in the past", he told reporters after his straight sets opening round win over Aljaz Bedene at the Australian Open.

Sports Steve Smith claims ICC Test gong for 2017
Author: 0 Steve Smith claims ICC Test gong for 2017

In phenomenal form across formats, Kohli was named the World Cricketer of the Year, besides bagging the top honour for ODI players in the ICC Annual Awards. Kohli racked up some serious numbers crossways formats in the qualifying period - which began from the September 2016 and continues till September 2017.

Author: 0 Rams grab CB in Mel Kiper's first 2018 National Football League mock draft

In this mock draft, four quarterbacks were off the board before the Bills picked. Fitzpatrick will likely become the second defensive back from New Jersey taken in the first round of the National Football League draft in as many years after former Paramus Catholic star Jabrill Peppers was selected by the Cleveland Browns with the 25th overall selection last April.

Sports Roger Federer vs. Jan-Lennard Struff 2018 Australian Open Pick, Odds, Prediction
Author: 0 Roger Federer vs. Jan-Lennard Struff 2018 Australian Open Pick, Odds, Prediction

Earlier in the week the USA star provided a memorable post-match interview, questioning Swiss maestro Roger Federer in his famous Anchorman persona of newsreader Ron Burgundy . "Not if their fast enough", Ferrell said, drawing a laugh from the crowd. Federer will begin his Australian Open defence against Aljaz Bedene in the first round as he looks to get his season underway with a title.

Sports Orlando's Arron Afflalo suspended 2 games for altercation with Minnesota's Nemanja Bjelica
Author: 0 Orlando's Arron Afflalo suspended 2 games for altercation with Minnesota's Nemanja Bjelica

Things got a bit feisty in last night's game between the Orlando Magic and the Minnesota Timberwolves when Arron Afflalo ( Magic ) and Nemanja Bjelica ( Timberwolves ) tussled in the second quarter. The latest hardwood skirmish came during Tuesday night's Magic-Timberwolves game in Orlando. They can expect severe discipline from the league for the fight, which will likely include suspensions.

Sports Jacksonville bakery sends 7 'turnovers' to Steelers' Roethlisberger in troll job
Author: 0 Jacksonville bakery sends 7 'turnovers' to Steelers' Roethlisberger in troll job

The Steelers chose not to renew Haley's contract on Wednesday, three days after the AFC North champions were ushered out of the playoffs in a 45-42 divisional round loss to Jacksonville. "I don't know what to say about that". Going 13-3, a lot of bullseyes are on your back. But during his weekly appearance on 93.7 The Fan in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, Roethlisberger said he doesn't have permission to change plays at the line.

Sports Elgar's 'Feisty' Niggle With Indian Skipper Kohli
Author: 0 Elgar's 'Feisty' Niggle With Indian Skipper Kohli

You are going to try and do anything to win for your side when you come up against tough opposition, and we definitely have now. They do it, I am not saying they don't reflect on it, but we have repeated these mistakes in both matches. And answering your question, sir, how many times did South Africa come into the game in India? So look, we are not complaining about pitches, we are not complaining about conditions.