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Sports Jack Wilshere admits Arsenal were 'scared' of Liverpool before mounting Emirates comeback
Author: 0 Jack Wilshere admits Arsenal were 'scared' of Liverpool before mounting Emirates comeback

Liverpool were cruising at two goals ahead early in the second half, and Klopp was left flabbergasted at his team's inability to pick up all three points after dominating for long spells. Arsenal will be looking to redeem their reputation after losing 4-0 to Liverpool in Anfield back in August. Milner sent Salah one on one with Koscielny in the right channel and, while the France defender did well to hold up the in-form forward, Coutinho flicked in his first ever Premier League headed ...

Sports Cavs Assign Isaiah Thomas to G-League Affiliate to Prepare for Return
Author: 0 Cavs Assign Isaiah Thomas to G-League Affiliate to Prepare for Return

Thomas aggravated an existing hip injury in last season's playoffs and has been recovering from it since being dealt to Cleveland in the offseason trade that sent Kyrie Irving to Boston. The Cavs have the third-highest scoring offense in the National Basketball Association without Thomas, and James is third in the National Basketball Association in scoring at 28.2 points per game.

Sports Mourinho hints at Mkhitaryan return in Carabao Cup
Author: 0 Mourinho hints at Mkhitaryan return in Carabao Cup

The Sun is reporting that the Red Devils are ready to put the Armenia global up for sale after his fall down the pecking order at Old Trafford in recent weeks. " He's not unlucky, he's lucky he gets to play for United ". Asked if Mkhitaryan could return for United at Ashton Gate, live on Sky Sports Football, Mourinho said: "He can".

Sports Four Bears named Pro Bowl alternates
Author: 0 Four Bears named Pro Bowl alternates

Jones lead all NFC receivers in fan voting. He was having an awesome game Week 1 when he went down. On the opposite end of the experience spectrum, there were four rookies chosen: Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt, Cardinals special teamer Budda Baker, and Alvin Kamara and Marshon Lattimore, both from the Saints.

Sports Intelligence officials pressure lawmakers to renew key spy law
Author: 0 Intelligence officials pressure lawmakers to renew key spy law

The nation's top security officials said Thursday if Congress fails to reauthorize the government's chief foreign intelligence snooping authority the "country will be less secure". If members of Congress believe such surveillance is vital, they should put their name on the record. The officials said that although the program would not actually cease to operate until April 2018, intelligence officials would have to start winding it down well in advance.

Sports Rams place Pro Bowl K Greg Zuerlein on IR, sign Ficken
Author: 0 Rams place Pro Bowl K Greg Zuerlein on IR, sign Ficken

Zuerlein had been kicking through some back issues throughout the year, but they never kept him out of practice, and they never threatened his availability for a game until Sunday, when Zuerlein's disk flared up on him while sleeping the night before the Rams' matchup against the Seahawks at CenturyLink Field, an eventual 42-7 win.

Sports A New Kind Of Secure! Facebook Unveils Facial Recognition
Author: 0 A New Kind Of Secure! Facebook Unveils Facial Recognition

Given that Facebook can recognize your likeness without you being tagged, it would seem to be possible that the company could offer a setting through which users could choose to have photos of themselves pre-emptively barred from being posted at all .

Sports Four-star QB Emory Jones flips from Ohio State to Florida
Author: 0 Four-star QB Emory Jones flips from Ohio State to Florida

So for Mullen to reel in Jones represents a reset of sorts, one that is crucial to getting the Gators back into elite territory. The former Florida offensive coordinator (under Ohio State coach Urban Meyer ) indirectly replaces Jim McElwain, who parted ways with the school in October.

Sports Cole Hamels donated his enormous $9.75 million mansion to charity
Author: 0 Cole Hamels donated his enormous $9.75 million mansion to charity

Camp Barnabas has two locations in the Ozarks and notes in its values that "Christ comes first always" and staffers "point people to Christ in everything we do". More than an independent living learning experience, Prep helps individuals recognize their strengths and potential while challenging them to grow into their best selves.

Sports Chelsea striker Morata scores in stoppage-time to break Bournemouth hearts
Author: 0 Chelsea striker Morata scores in stoppage-time to break Bournemouth hearts

But straight from the kick-off Chelsea went 2-1 up thanks to Morata who poked the ball beyond Artur Boruc following a brilliant back heel from Eden Hazard . "Arter hurt his calf in the second half, so we are really stretched". The hosts bossed proceedings in the opening stages, yet it was Bournemouth who threatened first on six minutes from a counter-attack that resulted in Gosling firing wayward after the ball broke for him in a promising position.

Sports McKayla Maroney alleges US Gymnastics paid for silence
Author: 0 McKayla Maroney alleges US Gymnastics paid for silence

Maroney's lawyer John Manly told NBC that not only was the non-disclosure agreement "hypocritical, immoral and in this case illegal", but, he argued that those responsible should step down from their positions of power within the organization for how they treated Maroney, asking, "if they would treat one of the most famous athletes in world like this, how poorly would they treat a recreational gymnast abused by her coach?" According to Rebecca Davis O'Brien of the Wall Street Journal , ...

Sports Orioles' Britton out 4 months with ruptured Achilles
Author: 0 Orioles' Britton out 4 months with ruptured Achilles

Now, it appears he could miss almost half the 2018 regular season. Britton was the most dominate reliever in baseball in 2016. In 2016, had a 0.54 ERA and was ideal in save opportunities with a major league-leading 47. Britton missed time in spring training and came back to pitch a handful of times before the soreness forced him out of action until July, but he finished the season with 38 appearances and 15 saves in 17 opportunities.

Sports Burglars steal toilet from home of ex-NBA player Charlie Villanueva
Author: 0 Burglars steal toilet from home of ex-NBA player Charlie Villanueva

In a post to Twitter on Tuesday , Villanueva revealed that his home in Dallas was burglarized and that all his appliances were stolen. "They stole my toilet", tweeted the 33-year-old, adding: "I'm not making this s*** up". Meanwhile, another Twitter user created a handle for the swiped toilet. His last National Basketball Association season was in 2015-16 with the Mavericks .

Sports Evan Longoria trade marks end of remarkable era for Rays
Author: 0 Evan Longoria trade marks end of remarkable era for Rays

He has also been durable, playing in at least 156 games over the last five seasons. "Evan gives us a Gold Glove-caliber player at third base and also provides us a middle of the order presence in the lineup", Giants general manager Bobby Evans said.

Sports NRL Comments On Whether Hayne Will Be Allowed To Play In 2018
Author: 0 NRL Comments On Whether Hayne Will Be Allowed To Play In 2018

Hayne, who is not facing criminal charges, issued a strong denial of the rape allegations through his lawyer on Wednesday. The same case was dismissed back in October 2015 by the District Attorney for insufficient evidence. Hayne played nine seasons in the NRL for the Parramatta Eels before his shock announcement in October, 2014 he was leaving for the U.S. to pursue a career in the NFL .

Sports Chelsea join race for talented winger
Author: 0 Chelsea join race for talented winger

The tabloid claim that the Blues are toying with the idea of looking to sign Zaha in the January transfer window. But they're not his only admirer and PSG could tempt him to join their exciting project, so Guardiola is eyeing Zaha as his plan B.

Sports I'd leave the pitch in a coffin for Mourinho - Terry
Author: 0 I'd leave the pitch in a coffin for Mourinho - Terry

It was seen as something of a coup when Chelsea landed him from Genk for around £7 million and no great slight on a player who had already played an important part in a title winning side when they farmed him out immediately to Werder Bremen .

Sports Lane Kiffin signs new 10-year deal with FAU
Author: 0 Lane Kiffin signs new 10-year deal with FAU

Akron has 29 players from Florida, including 12 from South Florida. The result has been one of the best seasons - maybe the best season - in program history. While on the defense side Akron will have to rely heavily on linebacker Ulysses Gilbert III. The ESPN college basketball analyst and Florida native has weighed in on Kiffin's big news.

Author: 0 Justin Gatlin faces new doping allegation, fires coach

With a deal looking in sight, the United Kingdom media further reveals that a doctor from Austria was to be involved in sending the products, which were worth $250,000. Gatlin's representatives responded to the sting by saying that the sprinter has sacked Mitchell as coach and has not taken any performance-enhancing drugs since returning to athletics in 2010 from his second doping ban.

Sports Celtics edge Pacers on Rozier's steal and layup
Author: 0 Celtics edge Pacers on Rozier's steal and layup

As for Irving, he's starting to crush, scoring at least 30 points in three of his last four games, although tonight's line was lacking in many ways. Victor Oladipo led the Pacers (17-14) with 38 points, 30 in the second half. Early on it looked Boston might coast to an easy win as the Celtics wasted little time Monday night showing why they have the best record in the Eastern Conference.

Sports Falcons edge Buccaneers to boost playoff bid
Author: 0 Falcons edge Buccaneers to boost playoff bid

All three of Tampa Bay's division rivals are still in the thick of the playoff race, but even if the Bucs were to sweep them down the stretch, would it be enough for Koetter to save his job? On the ground, Devonta Freeman rushed for 91 yards and a touchdown in 24 attempts while Tevin Coleman added 32 yards in nine carries.

Sports Campbell Soup to buy Pretzel owner in $4.87bn deal, shares rise
Author: 0 Campbell Soup to buy Pretzel owner in $4.87bn deal, shares rise

It is unclear whether the deal will result in any layoffs at the Snyder's-Lance corporate headquarters in Ballantyne, where the company employs about 1,300. Camden, New Jersey-based Campbell has reported falling sales as more people avoid processed foods. The company was No. 862 on the 2017 Forbes list of Fortune 1000 companies.

Sports West Brom 1-2 Manchester United
Author: 0 West Brom 1-2 Manchester United

The inability or unwillingness to push on almost cost United , as West Brom scored in the 77th minute to set up a nervy finish. They're just about clinging on in the title race, too. We'll concentrate on the next game ahead and see where we are at the end of the season. United don't play against another top-six side until they visit Tottenham on January 31 and Mourinho will settle for Lukaku showing just how much of a "flat track bully" he can be until then.

Sports The EU is probing IKEA's Dutch tax arrangements
Author: 0 The EU is probing IKEA's Dutch tax arrangements

European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said all firms "big or small, multinational or not, should pay their fair share of tax". "Member States can not let selected companies pay less tax by allowing them to artificially shift their profits elsewhere We will now carefully investigate the Netherlands' tax treatment of Inter IKEA ".

Sports Atlanta airport blackout leaves thousands stranded
Author: 0 Atlanta airport blackout leaves thousands stranded

Officials said the power outage was caused by a fire. The first flight departed from Atlanta about an hour later. But no matter how fast Delta and other airlines move, it will take a few days to get the hundreds of thousands of grounded passengers to their final destinations, said Robert Mann, president of an airline consulting firm in Port Washington, New York.

Sports Atlanta airport loses power, trapping travelers in planes and terminals
Author: 0 Atlanta airport loses power, trapping travelers in planes and terminals

Robert Mann, an aviation consultant and former American Airlines executive, said Delta would likely have to wait until today for its operations in Atlanta to return to normal. Updated information on the ATL power outage. He said the airport has a redundant system that should have restored power to the airport immediately , but that system was damaged by the fire.

Sports Arsene Wenger reveals extent of Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey's injury
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger reveals extent of Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey's injury

Ozil's brilliant volleyed goal in the 23rd minute of the game played at the Emirates Stadium was enough to see the home side through. He takes his responsibilities and that is what you want from him. Arsenal have an array of young stars ready to fill the void, and with Jack Wilshere back in first-team contention, it makes sense for all parties for Sanchez to be offloaded.

Sports Sri Lanka's Mathews fit for Sunday's series decider
Author: 0 Sri Lanka's Mathews fit for Sunday's series decider

India have not lost a series at home since the defeat to South Africa in October 2015. For Sri Lanka , Sadeera Samarawickrama has made it to the team in place of Lahiru Thirimanne. Tharanga's wicket turned out to be the turning point afterwards. Mathews , who suffered from cramps during his unbeaten 111 in the second match at Mohali on Wednesday, bowled and batted without any problem in the training session ahead of the last ODI.

Sports Farah shock victor of BBC sports award
Author: 0 Farah shock victor of BBC sports award

Farah, 34, successfully defended his 10,000-metre title at the World Championships in August, although he missed out on another distance double after taking silver in the 5,000m. The Sunderland fan died in July after a fearless fight with neuroblastoma - a rare type of cancer - that captured hearts around the sporting world.

Sports Oklahoma Upsets No. 3 Wichita State; Trae Young Scores 29 Points
Author: 0 Oklahoma Upsets No. 3 Wichita State; Trae Young Scores 29 Points

WSU was able to keep up with Young's rapid scoring pace for the first eight minutes, but the Sooners operated at an elite level on offense for the entire 20 minutes of the first half , scoring 54 points on 40 possessions for 1.35 points per possession to take a 15-point lead into halftime.

Sports West Ham boss Moyes desperate to strengthen squad in January
Author: 0 West Ham boss Moyes desperate to strengthen squad in January

Arnautovic pushed for a move from Stoke and it is questionable whether West Ham was a significant step up for the Austrian forward. Antonio and Arnautovic have provided pace and power to West Ham's attacking ranks, and Moyes seemingly has no intention to drop either of the pair any time in the near future.

Sports PV Sindhu storms into final in BWF Dubai World Super Series Finals
Author: 0 PV Sindhu storms into final in BWF Dubai World Super Series Finals

However, Sindhu ends a successful year with a silver medal in Dubai after winning India Open Super Series and Korea Super Series through the year. After letting the shuttle fall out of bounds the Indian won the first game by a score of 21-15 to put even more pressure on the Chinese star.

Sports Gobert, Favors hurt in Jazz's 107-95 win over Celtics
Author: 0 Gobert, Favors hurt in Jazz's 107-95 win over Celtics

Gobert has played 18 of the 29 games for Utah so far this season and will be forced to miss even more moving forward. Per Tim Bontemps of The Washington Post , Gobert has a Grade 1 PCL strain in his left knee, as well as a bone bruise.

Author: 0 Gould, Garoppolo guide 49ers past Titans at gun

The 49ers made it 6-0 on Gould's second kick of the game, this one from 48 yards. Jimmy Garoppolo's first home start with the 49ers was surely one to remember, leading them to victory over the Titans on the final drive of the game. The 49ers didn't punt until more than midway through the third quarter. He led two separate go-ahead scoring drives in the fourth quarter. Fantasy fallout: Receiver continues to be the beneficiary of the Niners' upgrade at quarterback.

Sports Billy Joe Saunders just couldn't help himself in his latest, impressive victory
Author: 0 Billy Joe Saunders just couldn't help himself in his latest, impressive victory

Saunders' jovial side came out in the third as he dodged a big right hand from the Canadian before looking into the crowd, mocking how far the attempted hook missed him by. Lemieux, meanwhile, claimed to have injured his left hand in the second round, but lacked humility - and indeed a grasp on reality - when he refused to credit Saunders for his victory.

Sports Celtic's Unbeaten Run Brought To Shuddering Halt By Humiliating Defeat
Author: 0 Celtic's Unbeaten Run Brought To Shuddering Halt By Humiliating Defeat

In those 69 games, Celtic scored an outrageous 197 goals - at an average of 2.9 goals per game . A much-changed home side surged into a two-goal interval lead when the 16-year-old Harry Cochrane fired in his first goal for the Edinburgh club in the 26th minute before the former Rangers striker Kyle Lafferty added a second with a fine finish nine minutes later.

Sports Star Wars fever takes over in Calgary for The Last Jedi
Author: 0 Star Wars fever takes over in Calgary for The Last Jedi

Rian Jonhson's latest entry in the world of epic sci-fi franchise " Star Wars: The Last Jedi ", has managed to set a record for the second-biggest Thursday night opening in North America. Williams' work on Star Wars and a host of other iconic films has earned him five Academy Awards , including one for his score for A New Hope . "We're shook to the core", said one fan.