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Sports Roger Goodell and Jerry Jones kiss and make up
Author: 0 Roger Goodell and Jerry Jones kiss and make up

Roger Goodell will remain the league's NFL commissioner, but with the job comes several tough questions he attempted to answer Wednesday. "The commissioner, as he does now, has use of a plane, but as he does now, he pays for private use", Lockhart said.

Sports Angels acquire Kinsler from Tigers
Author: 0 Angels acquire Kinsler from Tigers

The Tigers are receiving right-hander Wilkel Hernandez and centerfielder Troy Montgomery from the Angels in return, according to the Detroit Free Press . The four-time All-Star and 2016 Gold Glove victor adds a steady and productive veteran to the Angels' lineup as they try to construct a playoff team around two-time AL MVP Mike Trout.

Sports Chelsea to Reportedly Join Arsenal, Liverpool in Thomas Lemar Pursuit
Author: 0 Chelsea to Reportedly Join Arsenal, Liverpool in Thomas Lemar Pursuit

French sports daily L'Equipe says the Blues are set to "enter the auction for the Monaco star" as soon as January's transfer window opens. The 22-year-old, who can also play as a left winger or even, most crucially, as an attacking left wing-back has been in the sights of Arsenal and Liverpool since the summer, when both made offers but eventually failed to get their man.

Sports Iniesta backs Barcelona's pursuit of Coutinho
Author: 0 Iniesta backs Barcelona's pursuit of Coutinho

The former Inter Milan starlet has since flourished playing alongside the likes of Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino, and was even made captain by Klopp for their Champions League clash against Spartak Moscow , who more than felt the Brazilian's wrath as he plundered a hat-trick.

Sports Bale slams VAR after Club World Cup win
Author: 0 Bale slams VAR after Club World Cup win

In the television report, Edu Aguirre reveals: "Well, the situation between Real Madrid and Ronaldo has not only failed to improve, it is worse than ever". Zidane's squad travelled fresh from a 5-0 win against Sevilla in La Liga at the weekend and the coach indicated that both Gareth Bale and Raphael Varane could be involved in the game, which kicks off at 9pm local time (1700 GMT) at the Zayed Sports City Stadium.

Sports Manchester City keen to strengthen defence in January
Author: 0 Manchester City keen to strengthen defence in January

Their win in South Wales eclipsed Arsenal's record of 14 consecutive wins in the top division, set across two seasons in 2002, and Guardiola said his players were in no mood to stop now. "But we spoke in the locker room about good recovery everyone, because in three days we have another one". "When Swansea defended deep we found the patience and the right moment when they pressed".

Sports Coutinho opens up on partnership with Mane and Salah
Author: 0 Coutinho opens up on partnership with Mane and Salah

Seven games in 21 days before Everton and now six games in 18 days. We kept Coutinho and Firmino quiet once they came on. "Then everyone said "how can you take him off?' I do not go out and say 'yeah, but he is close to being injured". "Disappointed as we were for dropping two points, we are still in a strong position to hopefully kick on in the very busy festive period". We have to more or less play the same all the time.

Sports Record-breaking Gayle hits 18 sixes in BPL final
Author: 0 Record-breaking Gayle hits 18 sixes in BPL final

Gayle also smashed 18 sixes in the innings, a new world record, bettering his record of 17 while playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL in 2013. No other batsman has hit 10 more than twice, a fact that makes him far ahead than the rest. Gayle, who got a life when he was dropped by Shakib Al Hasan on 22, shared an unbeaten 201-run stand with McCullum - a highest partnership in T20 final - to power Rangpur Riders to 206/1.

Sports San Antonio Spurs: Kawhi Leonard returned vs. Mavs, and it was surreal
Author: 0 San Antonio Spurs: Kawhi Leonard returned vs. Mavs, and it was surreal

For as much as the Warriors cruised through last year's playoffs, the Spurs-with Leonard-were giving them all they could handle. Starting Tuesday, they add Kawhi Leonard back to the mix. The Spurs countered with big strong performances from Manu Ginobli and LaMarcus Aldridge . Leonard had 13 points and six rebounds in 16 minutes and went to the locker room late in the third quarter, having hit his minutes restriction .

Sports Jurgen Klopp facing problems in defence ahead of West Brom clash
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp facing problems in defence ahead of West Brom clash

Having netted 13 goals so far this season to occupy the top spot on the scorer's charts we are backing the Egyptian, who just won the coveted BBC African Player of the Year, to continue his scoring spree here. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was criticised for leaving out Brazilian attacking duo Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino against Everton .

Sports Padres acquire Chase Headley and Bryan Mitchell from Yankees, trade Ryan Schimpf
Author: 0 Padres acquire Chase Headley and Bryan Mitchell from Yankees, trade Ryan Schimpf

The Yankees traded Starlin Castro , their second baseman for the past two seasons, in the deal for Giancarlo Stanton last week. Here's what you should know about the recently acquired Blash. He, of course, played for the Padres from 2007 through the middle of 2014, when he was dealt to NY. Again, this is more about the Yankees cutting payroll.

Sports Is Devin Hester a Hall of Famer? You bet he is
Author: 0 Is Devin Hester a Hall of Famer? You bet he is

Over the course of his 11-year career, Hester would combine for 19 touchdown returns. Hester holds 10 records in the National Football League, including most punt return touchdowns (14), most punt return touchdowns in a season (4) and most non-offensive touchdowns (6, 2006, 2007).

Sports Raelene Castle appointed as Rugby Australia CEO
Author: 0 Raelene Castle appointed as Rugby Australia CEO

Australian rugby will have a national women's XV competition in 2018 in a move that brings it alongside the AFL and NRL, and Rugby Australia's own fledgling sevens competition, in terms of development of women's sport Down Under. "It's a unique landscape, so having had four years here - the cultural challenges, the opportunities, where the media fit into that landscape - and also the opportunity, having always watched everything across rugby no matter where it was happening here, having an ...

Sports New England Patriots: Patriots sign veteran WR Kenny Britt
Author: 0 New England Patriots: Patriots sign veteran WR Kenny Britt

Britt is a nine-year National Football League veteran who had over 1,000 yards receiving for the Los Angeles Rams in 2016, leading to a deal with the Cleveland Browns in the offseason. In nine games with Cleveland this season, he amassed 18 receptions for 233 yards and two touchdowns before being waived last Thursday. Britt suffered a major setback in 2011, tearing his ACL early in the season.

Sports NFL Inks Multi-Year Deal With Verizon To Expand Live Streaming
Author: 0 NFL Inks Multi-Year Deal With Verizon To Expand Live Streaming

The partnership starts in January with the postseason, when games, including the Super Bowl, will be expanded to Verizon-owned platforms like Yahoo and Yahoo Sports . Through its digital and mobile properties, Verizon said it reaches more than 200 million unique viewers in the U.S. "We're making a commitment to fans for Verizon's family of media properties to become the mobile destination for live sports", Verizon Chairman and CEO Lowell McAdam said in a statement.

Sports India to host Afghanistan's maiden Test
Author: 0 India to host Afghanistan's maiden Test

That's not all. On Monday, the Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI ) acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary confirmed that the fixture will be played in India. India recently had its longest home season and a huge chunk of that included Test matches. The Pakistan Cricket Board ( PCB ) questioned the BCCI's proposed FTP structure, which doesn't feature any India-Pakistan bilateral series.

Sports Tearful Josh McCown gives thanks to teammates
Author: 0 Tearful Josh McCown gives thanks to teammates

When you are betting on this game, take the Denver Broncos -2 over the Indianapolis Colts . A blow for him in what's been a stellar season. The Jets are 5-8 entering that game, coming off their worst performance of the season. Bowles said it is possible the Jets could add another quarterback now that McCown is done for the season. "It's hats off to them to continue to fight especially considering where they're at with their record and everything".

Sports Shea Patterson announces transfer from Ole Miss to MI
Author: 0 Shea Patterson announces transfer from Ole Miss to MI

The Wolverines are expected to have a three-way quarterback battle between Patterson, Peters, and redshirt freshman Dylan McCaffrey in the coming offseason with Patterson expected to win the job. Patterson, pressed into service with three games left in 2016 after an ACL tear for starter Chad Kelly, started 10 games in two seasons at Ole Miss with a 4-6 record.

Sports LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball turn pro with club team in Lithuania
Author: 0 LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball turn pro with club team in Lithuania

Former UCLA basketball star LiAngelo Ball will be playing in Lithuania for the rest of the season after he was suspended over a shoplifting incident in China that required the intervention of President Trump. Though LaMelo was committed to UCLA, LaVar did not seem concerned about preserving his youngest son's amateur status anyhow, which made it potentially unlikely for him to eventually have a college career.

Sports Chelsea v Barcelona Drawn Together In Champions League
Author: 0 Chelsea v Barcelona Drawn Together In Champions League

Chelsea, drawn against Barcelona in the Champions League last 16, travel to 12th-placed Huddersfield Town in the Premier League on Tuesday. "We will meet them in the last 16, which is a bit early, we could say. "We will see who arrives better for the dates of the game. This league is not simple to reach the top four positions". Bayern's director of sport Hasan Salihamidzic said the Germans would not be underestimating Besiktas, who should enjoy some raucous support from the city's ...

Sports Egypt's Salas beats Moses, others to win BBC African Footballer award
Author: 0 Egypt's Salas beats Moses, others to win BBC African Footballer award

Egypt - African champions a record seven times - had not reached a World Cup since 1990, but the 25-year-old scored from the penalty spot deep into stoppage time with the scores level at 1-1. The Liverpool wideman is also in contention for the CAF Player of the Year award, in which the victor will be revealed in January. Liverpool boss Jürgen Klopp hailed Salah's win "a fantastic prize for a pretty good player" and insisted he is a "really lucky person" to have worked with "a few ...

Sports Moeen Ali says culture and behaviour of England team must change
Author: 0 Moeen Ali says culture and behaviour of England team must change

Duckett has been suspended from playing for the rest of the Lions' tour of Australia , in addition to receiving the maximum fine allowable and being issued with a final written warning in respect of his conduct. England's full Ashes tour was beset by off-field issues before it even began, most notably with the suspension of Ben Stokes from global cricket. Duckett and his Lions colleagues were joined by around ten members of the Ashes squad, freshly arrived back in Perth after going 2-0 ...

Author: 0 Texas hires new athletic director Chris Del Conte

Mike will stay on as an adviser to Chris Del Conte until at least August, and he will forever have my gratitude and the gratitude of Longhorn Nation. But while football is struggling, Texas appears set for long-term success across the athletic department. In its opening five years of Big 12 play, the Horned Frogs have captured conference championships in football, baseball and men's tennis.

Sports How David Moyes has rescued West Ham
Author: 0 How David Moyes has rescued West Ham

It was Marko Arnautovic's early goal which led David Moyes's men to victory. Moses was introduced into the game in the 55th minute but he was unable to undo what had already been done to the Blues by the desperate West Ham team. The gap between City and Chelsea now stands at 14 points, but Conte insisted that the level of competition for a top-four finish means his players can not afford to take their eye off their domestic commitments regardless of how Monday's draw for the ...

Sports India retain bronze medal at Hockey World League Final
Author: 0 India retain bronze medal at Hockey World League Final

The lead was incredibly short-lived as Argentina's Agustin Bugallo found the back of the net with a perfectly angled deflection less than a minute later. India lost in the semi-final of Hockey World League Final 2017. Eventually, what turned out to be the difference between the two sides in the evenly-contested encounter was penalty corner conversions.

Sports Cowboys at Giants: Highlights, score and recap
Author: 0 Cowboys at Giants: Highlights, score and recap

Wideout Cole Beasley turned another short pass into a 54-yard catch and run in the fourth quarter, setting up Prescott's 20-yard touchdown pass to tight end Jason Witten . "I told them that", Spagnuolo said. Not only that, but both players are getting into the backfield with regularity, even when they don't bring down the quarterback.

Sports Conor McGregor opens as +300 underdog against Manny Pacquiao
Author: 0 Conor McGregor opens as +300 underdog against Manny Pacquiao

White was less than impressed when he heard the revelation. "It is OK with both of us", Pacquiao said. What TV channel is it on? "If that's true, I will be suing Manny Pacquiao and whoever's representing him. Now, reports have come in that if McGregor does return to fighting on a competitive level, he will be taking on the legendary Filipino pugilist Manny Pacquiao.

Sports Jets' Josh McCown breaks left hand; unclear if injury is season-ending
Author: 0 Jets' Josh McCown breaks left hand; unclear if injury is season-ending

If McCown misses time, it will likely force the Jets to commit even more to the run, which figures to increase the fantasy value of both Powell and Forte. McCown was declared questionable to return , with Bryce Petty replacing him in the lineup. Trevor Siemian threw for 200 yards and his favorite target was Thomas, who caught eight passes for 93 yards and a touchdown as the Broncos (4-9) avoided tying their franchise futility record of nine consecutive losses set way back in 1967.

Sports Eagles Soar Over Rams, 43-35, in Epic NFC Showdown at Coliseum
Author: 0 Eagles Soar Over Rams, 43-35, in Epic NFC Showdown at Coliseum

Wentz apparently suffered a knee injury while trying to make a touchdown run in the third quarter. He remained in the game, and threw a touchdown pass to Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffrey. She also said that while the severity of the injury was not yet known, "as I was standing back by that Eagles locker room, all that support staff that was with Carson Wentz was just shaking their heads".

Sports Wenger: Arsenal Do Not Have A Title In Sight
Author: 0 Wenger: Arsenal Do Not Have A Title In Sight

The Saints took the lead in just the third minute, when Dusan Tadic burst forward from the throw-in and played a delicious reverse pass for Charlie Austin to run onto and thump home the opener past Petr Cech. "Against this team [Arsenal] you have to play close to excellent, because they don't need too many actions to create problems but in both aspects, attacking and defending, we were intelligent and focused from beginning until the end", Pellegrino added.

Sports Cam Newton, Panthers Outduel Case Keenum, Vikings in 31-24 Win
Author: 0 Cam Newton, Panthers Outduel Case Keenum, Vikings in 31-24 Win

The Panthers , who hadn't trailed all game, led by 11 midway through the fourth quarter. Keenum weathered the storm and was dynamic with his ability to scramble and extend plays with his legs, finishing with 40 rushing yards and going 27-of-44 passing for 280 yards and 2 touchdowns.

Sports Sam Allardyce backs Wayne Rooney to step up in Merseyside derby
Author: 0 Sam Allardyce backs Wayne Rooney to step up in Merseyside derby

Everton boss Sam Allardyce believes that the late penalty call in the Merseyside derby was the correct call, despite Jurgen Klopp's claims. "He owed me that because I'd put a few on a plate for him so it was a nice moment for Luis and that's the type of player he is, unselfish", he added.

Sports Chris Evans Invited A Bullying Victim To The Avengers: Infinity War Premiere
Author: 0 Chris Evans Invited A Bullying Victim To The Avengers: Infinity War Premiere

The video now has over 14 million views and over 200,000 comments on Facebook after it was shared. Right back at ya, Keaton - you've got tons of people and a superhero or two rooting for you, too. "You got a pal in the Hulk", tweeted Mark Ruffalo , while Chris Evans has just invited Keaton to next year's Los Angeles premiere of Avengers: Infinity War .

Sports Watch Adam Vinatieri's insane extra point In Colts-Bills snow game
Author: 0 Watch Adam Vinatieri's insane extra point In Colts-Bills snow game

McCoy's touchdown came on Buffalo's second possession of overtime. Snowy NFL games are nothing new, but conditions were particularly severe in Buffalo on Sunday as the Bills played host to the Indianapolis Colts . And while snow is a fact of life for upstate NY this time of year, what is unprecedented is watching Adam Vinatieri struggle in the conditions. However, Vinatieri missed a 43-yard field goal.

Sports 3 takeaways from Raiders 26-15 loss to Chiefs
Author: 0 3 takeaways from Raiders 26-15 loss to Chiefs

Cooper, 23, has 42 catches for 499 yards and five touchdowns this season. With Smith, Hill, Kelce and Hunt on the offensive side of the ball, I sense good things ahead for the home team. But the whole passing game looked badly jumbled, and there was a general lack of urgency until it was too late. But the biggest issues were with the Raiders' offense.