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Sports Josh Gordon Scores First Touchdown Since December 2013
Author: 0 Josh Gordon Scores First Touchdown Since December 2013

How about the first play of the game for Cleveland's offense? The Browns are still looking to secure their first win of the 2017 season. It was Gordon's first touchdown since December 15, 2013. Kizer rolled left, threw as he was falling in the middle of the field and the pass fluttered high. Kizer connected with Coleman for gains of 20 and 18 yards on the drive.

Sports England Sevens beaten by Fiji in Cape Town
Author: 0 England Sevens beaten by Fiji in Cape Town

The Blitzboks narrowly beat surprise packages Canada 19-12 in the bronze medal match, after they were stunned by old foes New Zealand 19-12 in the semi-finals of the Cup competition. Australia played Uganda in the challenge trophy finals early thuis morning as they seek crucial series points to ensure the best possible seeding heading into the Sydney Sevens on the Australia Day long weekend next year.

Sports Derrick Rose Apologizes To Team In Wake Of Absense
Author: 0 Derrick Rose Apologizes To Team In Wake Of Absense

Derrick Rose apologized to his Cavs teammates for his two-week absence, according to a source. "I was just figuring things out", Rose said. This season is no different, even playing alongside LeBron James . Rose started all seven games he has appeared in this season, and was third on the team in scoring at 14.3 points per game. The Cavs reeled off 12 straight wins (and counting) with Rose out of the lineup and settled into a rhythm with as the starting point guard.

Sports Birth control still linked to increased risk of breast cancer
Author: 0 Birth control still linked to increased risk of breast cancer

Therefore, it wasn't clear if this risk applied to newer formulations of birth control pills or to other birth control methods, including intrauterine devices (IUDs) and implants that contain only the hormone progestin. Twenty percent sounds like a lot, but Dr. Elisa Port, the director of the Dubin Breast Center at Mount Sinai, says "really the overall numerical increase is quite marginal".

Sports Palestinian leader won't meet Pence in snub over Jerusalem move
Author: 0 Palestinian leader won't meet Pence in snub over Jerusalem move

The embassy move breaks with decades of U.S. policy and risks igniting a " powder keg " in the Middle East region, analysts say. Al-Azhar's Grand Imam Ahmed al-Tayeb cancelled the meeting after President Donald Trump's move to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Al-Azhar said Friday.

Sports 'Z-100' Jingle Ball: Taylor Swift headlines Madison Square Garden show
Author: 0 'Z-100' Jingle Ball: Taylor Swift headlines Madison Square Garden show

In a sketch on last night's Late Late Show with James Corden , the host stepped into the shoes of the general manager of The Forum during last week's Jingle Ball concert event. Clad in a mesh midriff-baring ensemble, the overweight father of two barges into Swift's lounge area. "I'm ready. I'm ready". Rather than find a replacement, Corden shows up to fill the slot himself in a fishnet shirt, crop-top, and form-fitting trousers - much to Swift's surprise.

Sports Missed Field Goal Seals Army's 14-13 Win Over Navy
Author: 0 Missed Field Goal Seals Army's 14-13 Win Over Navy

On a snowy cold day in South Philadelphia, Army and Navy slushed their way through an entertaining game with Army winning its second in a row in the annual series, 14-13. The Black Knights had not scored since Army running back Darnell Woolfolk scored on a 3-yard run on Army's opening possession. It was a great job by Navy's Bennett Moehring in making a 28-yard field goal for his team's first points.

Sports International Fencing Chief, A Russian Oligarch, Protests Olympics Ban On Russia
Author: 0 International Fencing Chief, A Russian Oligarch, Protests Olympics Ban On Russia

The IOC, however, didn't elaborate on what the two officials discussed, VOA said, adding that it was a meeting for them to get to know each other after Kim became North Korea's new Olympic body chief earlier this year. Based on the commission's findings, the IOC announced its decision on Tuesday night to suspend the Russian national team from taking part in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea's PyeongChang over multiple doping abuse allegations.

Sports Steelers get customized cleats to honor Ryan Shazier
Author: 0 Steelers get customized cleats to honor Ryan Shazier

The Steelers will play in their first game against the Ravens on Sunday since Ryan Shazier's horrific injury happened on Monday, and his teammates are planning to honor him in a special way. Shazier underwent spinal stabilization surgery Wednesday after sustaining a severe injury against the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday night. "Teammates, fans and fellow National Football League players have used the hashtags "#Shalieve" and "PrayFor50" to send Shazier their best wishes.

Sports Steelers LB Ryan Shazier suffers back injury
Author: 0 Steelers LB Ryan Shazier suffers back injury

Obviously he's receiving quality medical care. Things looked dire for Ryan Shazier when he seemed to have no movement below his waist after a hit on December 4. ESPN reporter Michele Steele spoke with a neurologist, Dr. Anthony Alessi, who said Shazier might not play football again. He earned a spot in the Pro Bowl previous year and has forced two fumbles and caught three interceptions so far in 2017.

Sports Duckett dropped, suspended by England after bar incident
Author: 0 Duckett dropped, suspended by England after bar incident

They will not include vice-captain Anderson, who England feel was an innocent party in the shenanigans on the first night that England had relaxed the curfew imposed after Bairstow's "head-butt" on Cameron Bancroft came to light. Duckett wasn't in the Lions' Test squad but was on tour as a member of the England A team. In September, England all-rounder and vice-captain Ben Stokes was arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm after an altercation outside a Bristol nightclub.

Sports Harry Kane scores sensational double as Tottenham thrash Stoke City
Author: 0 Harry Kane scores sensational double as Tottenham thrash Stoke City

Eriksen got in on the act by finishing calmly after being played through by Son. It marked an emphatic return to winning ways for Spurs , which had only taken two points from its past four Premier League matches. "We were talking about how important it is to identify our targets and have them at the club in July when we start pre-season". "Maybe we need to sign players in January and bring them in six months before", Pochettino said.

Sports Getty reopens as California wildfires rage on
Author: 0 Getty reopens as California wildfires rage on

From the beachside city of Ventura, where rows of homes were leveled, to the rugged foothills north of Los Angeles, where more than two dozen horses died at a boarding stable, to Bel-Air, where the rich and famous have sweeping views of L.A.

Sports NBA Plans to Put a Minor-League Team in Mexico City
Author: 0 NBA Plans to Put a Minor-League Team in Mexico City

He says a Mexico City team would be operated in partnership with the league office. Silver says a G League team would essentially be a 31st team in the league, with the National Basketball Association hoping to soon have all 30 of its clubs owning and operating their own minor league affiliate.

Sports Browns hire John Dorsey to be team's next GM
Author: 0 Browns hire John Dorsey to be team's next GM

One win in two seasons cost Sashi Brown his job with the Browns. He also drafted Patrick Mahomes in the 2017 draft, and Mahomes is well-documented as the quarterback Browns coach Hue Jackson wanted. The Browns 0-12 start ended Brown's operations in the middle of his second season. WKSU sports commentator Terry Pluto says Brown's poor drafting record played a key role in the team's decision.

Sports Arsenal have put Man United loss behind them - Arsene Wenger
Author: 0 Arsenal have put Man United loss behind them - Arsene Wenger

Ramsey, meanwhile, is now enjoying a sensational run of form which has seen him register six assists and three goals in 11 games this term, and with less than 18 months remaining on his current deal Arsenal are keen to avoid a repeat of the scenario which has seen Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil able to run down their deals.

Sports Mariners acquire Dee Gordon from the Marlins
Author: 0 Mariners acquire Dee Gordon from the Marlins

Seattle also received worldwide slot money from Miami in exchange for minor leaguers Robert Dugger, Nick Neidert and Christopher Torres. "We're going to play Dee in center field", Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto said. "We feel like that gives him a chance to be a separator in center field". The speedy Gordon hit.308 with 33 RBIs and 60 stolen bases. Gordon is owed $37 million in base salary through the 2020 season.

Sports Beyonce Makes Surprise Appearance to Present Colin Kaepernick With Award
Author: 0 Beyonce Makes Surprise Appearance to Present Colin Kaepernick With Award

As for Kaep. the QB said he was accepting the award for the people - and made it clear that he doesn't need football to keep fighting for them. Kaepernick, who is not now playing in the NFL after opting out of his contract with the 49ers in March, started a wave of protests in the NFL from players across the league when he chose to sit, then kneel for the national anthem before games.

Sports National Football League notebook: Injured Bills CB lashes out at Gronkowski
Author: 0 National Football League notebook: Injured Bills CB lashes out at Gronkowski

He also spoke for the first time about the league levying just a one-game suspension for what everyone agrees was dirty and risky. White called the one game suspension a joke and said he hasn't heard from Gronkowski since the hit. "That's between me and Ryan.Nobody knows other than me", he told reporters , including Rodak. Gronkowski apologized for the hit following the game by saying he acted out of frustration.

Sports Indian-origin NY financier killed in Costa Rica shark attack
Author: 0 Indian-origin NY financier killed in Costa Rica shark attack

An American woman killed in a shark attack off the coast of Costa Rica last week has been identified as a Manhattan financier who regularly appeared on the charity circuit. Rohina Bhandari, 49, was a senior director at WL Ross & Co., the buyout fund acquired by Invesco in 2006. Bhandari was seen at several charities in NY and was also described as "a regular presence on the Manhattan charity circuit".

Sports Federation Internationale de Football Association bans Peru captain Guerrero for 1 year in doping case
Author: 0 Federation Internationale de Football Association bans Peru captain Guerrero for 1 year in doping case

Apart from Peru's national team, Guerrero plays for the Brazilian regional team Clube de Regatas do Flamengo. Cocaine is categorized as a stimulant and is on the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) list of performance-enhancing substances. The South Americans are grouped with France, Australia and Denmark in Group C. His presence will be sorely missed. Guerrero can appeal the suspension to FIFA's appeals committee or the worldwide Court of Arbitration for Sport based in Switzerland.

Sports David Moyes explains how he will pick between Hart and Adrian
Author: 0 David Moyes explains how he will pick between Hart and Adrian

He has made just two appearances for the German national team and is a utility player most clubs in England would love to have at their disposal. While aware of the harm being dropped could do to Hart's prospects of starting England's first game in next year's World Cup finals in Russian Federation against Tunisia, Moyes says his only concern is what is best for West Ham.

Sports OR reportedly promotes former Alabama assistant Mario Cristobal to head coach
Author: 0 OR reportedly promotes former Alabama assistant Mario Cristobal to head coach

He has six seasons of head coaching experience at Florida International, where he went 27-47, including 20-26 in conference, with two bowl appearances from 2007-12. The move comes about 72 hours after Scott Frost announced Saturday he was leaving UCF to become the coach at Nebraska. The new head coach got his start as a graduate assistant at Miami before heading to Rutgers for a few years.

Sports Cardinals say Giancarlo Stanton will not waive no-trade clause
Author: 0 Cardinals say Giancarlo Stanton will not waive no-trade clause

Instead, he is only willing to accept a trade to the Chicago Cubs , Houston Astros , Los Angeles Dodgers , or New York Yankees , according to SiriusXM's Craig Mish. Louis or San Francisco? The Dodgers' best hope may be to see Stanton turn down the Giants and Cardinals, and hope Stanton is willing to wait things out to play for his preferred team - and that wait could take awhile (perhaps even a year or more ).

Sports Shohei Ohtani might not make his decision until next week, per reports
Author: 0 Shohei Ohtani might not make his decision until next week, per reports

There's no harm in Ohtani taking his time with this, since it's a major life choice and he's not even getting paid hundreds of millions of dollars as a cushion that would make him feel better if he makes the wrong choice. The Angels will have to pay the $20 million posting fee Nippon Ham Fighters. Teams interested in signing Ohtani were limited to the amount they had available in their worldwide bonus pools.

Sports Seahawks commentator Warren Moon, Hall of Fame QB, sued for sexual harassment
Author: 0 Seahawks commentator Warren Moon, Hall of Fame QB, sued for sexual harassment

The 61-year-old Moon has been working as a radio commentator for the Seattle Seahawks . He then ventured to the National Football League and made nine Pro Bowls, throwing for 49,325 yards, 291 touchdowns and 233 interceptions in 17 National Football League seasons with the Houston Oilers, Minnesota Vikings, Kansas City Chiefs and Seahawks.

Sports LaMelo Ball will never play college basketball after signing with agent
Author: 0 LaMelo Ball will never play college basketball after signing with agent

That being said, LaVar wouldn't divulge any further details. "One day after he abruptly removed his middle son from UCLA , LaVar Ball began his quest to prepare LiAngelo for next year's National Basketball Association draft". 'He's not on any of our scouting lists - even the extended lists, ' one National Basketball Association general manager told Wojnarowski. Online sports book Bovada had LiAngelo's chances of being drafted at -10000 on the moneyline, meaning anyone who took the ...

Sports John Travolta film cancelled a week before release
Author: 0 John Travolta film cancelled a week before release

In an interview with Deadline published late last night, Travolta characterised the reports on the film as "speculation bordering on fake news". OJ Simpson ]", Travolta said. Gotti's son, John Gotti Jr., is one of the film's executive producers. The film marks a big opportunity for Travolta as it allows him to explore not only Gotti's rise to fame as one of the most prolific crime bosses in New York City , but gives audiences a look at his personal and family life as well.

Sports Tennessee Reportedly Set To Hire Alabama DC Jeremy Pruitt, Ending Crazy Search
Author: 0 Tennessee Reportedly Set To Hire Alabama DC Jeremy Pruitt, Ending Crazy Search

Pruitt and Sherrer also coached together at Hoover High School from 2005-06 when Pruitt served as the defensive coordinator and Sheerer as a defensive assistant. He left to become Florida State's defensive coordinator in 2013 and won a title in his one year with the Seminoles. It would also help with the staff transition - especially in the area of recruiting.

Sports NBC Staffers Fear 'Getting Nuked' at South Korea's Winter Olympics
Author: 0 NBC Staffers Fear 'Getting Nuked' at South Korea's Winter Olympics

The situation with neighboring North Korea , which has grown increasingly hostile while pursuing its nuclear ambitions, is "changing by the day", Haley said on Fox News , making the security of USA athletes uncertain. The Games will be held 9-25 February 2018. The International Olympic Committee announced the ban after a 17-month investigation into state-sponsored doping in Russian Federation.

Sports Philadelphia 76ers Trade Jahlil Okafor to Brooklyn Nets
Author: 0 Philadelphia 76ers Trade Jahlil Okafor to Brooklyn Nets

The trade comes in after Okafor requested to be bought out from the 76ers but the team denied that request. The Sixers receive Booker, an eight-year veteran in return. He's averaging just 12.5 minutes per game this season, and it was clear long ago that he wouldn't be a part of the 76ers' long-term plans. The two-year deal he signed with Brooklyn in 2016 for just over $18 million is up at the end of the 2017-18 campaign.

Sports Goodell signs extension to remain NFL Commissioner
Author: 0 Goodell signs extension to remain NFL Commissioner

His current deal runs out in 2019. "We also have expressed in those conversations our strong and unanimous belief that we should proceed to sign the agreement now, consistent with the unanimous May resolution and to avoid further controversy surrounding this issue".

Sports Austrian constitutional court legalizes same-sex marriage
Author: 0 Austrian constitutional court legalizes same-sex marriage

Speaking to Gay Star News, ILGA-Europe Executive Director Evelyne Paradis said: 'This decision is really positive news - not only does it open up marriage to everyone but it makes registered partnerships available to all couples too. Earlier this year, Germany and Malta both legalized marriage equality and voters in Australia overwhelming voiced their support of marriage equality in a national referendum.

Sports Liverpool win Group E with Coutinho hat trick
Author: 0 Liverpool win Group E with Coutinho hat trick

The German keeper has been favoured by Klopp in European competition. Perhaps it is for the best. Antonio Conte said it yesterday - there are no easy opponents and I don't think anyone is happy when they get us in the draw. Despite a slow start to the group stages the reds have won the group by some distance and there has been a glut of goals scored by Liverpool's mean and lean attacking machine.

Sports IPL franchises allowed to retain up to five players
Author: 0 IPL franchises allowed to retain up to five players

Dhoni had played for the Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) in the last two editions but now can go back to CSK with the decision taken by the IPL Governing Council here. According to report by the Indian Express , one franchise was reportedly in favour of retaining as many as five players, while another proposed retention of one player per team.

Sports Celebrities React to Los Angeles Wildfires
Author: 0 Celebrities React to Los Angeles Wildfires

People who live in Mandeville and Sullivan canyons should be prepared to leave their homes, authorities said. More than 220 firefighters are on the scene, with assistance from a water-dropping helicopter from the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

Sports City derby win would be massive - De Bruyne
Author: 0 City derby win would be massive - De Bruyne

Pogba will miss the Manchester derby for this tackle. "If City were to win this, are they uncatchable?" Shakhtar started aggressively and took the lead in the 26th minute when Bernard cut in from the left side of the box and curled a shot inside the far post, beyond the reach of goalkeeper Ederson.

Sports Knicks SG Tim Hardaway Jr. out at least two weeks
Author: 0 Knicks SG Tim Hardaway Jr. out at least two weeks

Wellington Hsu, a top orthopedist at Northwestern University, who revealed how much time Hardaway could potentially miss if it's determined that he has a stress fracture. Hsu. On Sunday, coach Jeff Hornacek didn't rule out that Hardaway's issue could be long-term. "He's getting evaluated. Hopefully we'll find out more ".