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Imposition of restrictions, arrest of leaders denounced Imposition of restrictions, arrest of leaders denounced
- December 16, 2017

In Srinagar , restrictions were imposed in the areas falling under six police stations of Nowhatta, Rainawari, M R Gunj, Safa Kadal and partially in Maisuma and Kralkhud to prevent participation of the people in the rally. Condemning police action, a release from the Hurriyat spokesperson said, "Such coercive measures and repression won't break our resolve as numerous leaders and activists have already succeeded in reaching Anantnag". (more...)
Manchester City will not match Arsenal's 'Invincibles', Guardiola says Manchester City will not match Arsenal's 'Invincibles', Guardiola says
- December 16, 2017

MK: Well, let's not forget they still have to come to the Emirates as well. In addition to the four 0-0 draws, there were three 1-0 wins and 15 clean sheets overall. After the controversy of their weekend derby victory over second-placed Manchester United , there was an irony to Guardiola's post-match press conference at the Liberty Stadium . (more...)
Alvin Kamara gets in a full practice Alvin Kamara gets in a full practice
- December 16, 2017

He was a full participant in practice yesterday, and it seemed like he passed most of the steps of the concussion protocol. We all anticipate him playing. This week, they take on the New York Jets and fans can breathe a sigh of relief. The third-round pick has transformed the Saints offense since gaining a larger role in Week 6 following the trade of Adrian Peterson, helping the team contend for an NFC South title. (more...)
National Football League fines Sean Payton for running onto field in Atlanta National Football League fines Sean Payton for running onto field in Atlanta
- December 16, 2017

Then later on in the fourth quarter Payton charged onto the field to object to a flag and earned himself an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty, effectively ending the Saints' comeback. "I called a timeout and the (the official) asked me again and I said 'I've already called the timeout", Coach Payton said. "I got to be smarter than that". (more...)
David Moyes: 'West Ham United full of confidence' David Moyes: 'West Ham United full of confidence'
- December 16, 2017

The squad were confronted by angry fans at Stoke railway station following last weekend's 5-1 loss to Tottenham, while Tuesday's last-gasp defeat to Burnley , although a much-improved performance, left them only two points above the bottom three. (more...)
Read the text messages at the center of the ESPN harassment complaint Read the text messages at the center of the ESPN harassment complaint
- December 16, 2017

Lawrence, who first filed her complaint with the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, requested the state agency release her complaint so that she could sue ESPN in federal court. ESPN retaliated by limiting her airtime and passing her over for a full-time job, Lawrence asserts. Former news anchor Sara Walsh, who suffered a miscarriage on air, also claimed she tried to hide her pregnancy complications out of fear of losing her job at the network. (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Spanish FA over interference in election Federation Internationale de Football Association warns Spanish FA over interference in election
- December 16, 2017

Fifa has warned the Spanish football association (RFEF) that the government must not interfere in its elections. The proposal of the Higher Council for Sports to hold new elections for the presidency of the Spanish Football Federation, now chaired by Juan Luis Larrea , was forwarded by the Administrative Court of Sport to the Council of State, the body that should decide as a last resort if there are new elections or not. (more...)
Billy Napier leaves Arizona State to become Louisiana coach Billy Napier leaves Arizona State to become Louisiana coach
- December 16, 2017

One of the reasons Arizona State made the off-the-map decision to hire Herm Edwards to be their next head coach was because they felt the staff in place around him was fine but needed a new leader. Napier, who signed on to a new contract earning a promotion to associate head coach December 5, led the Sun Devils to a sixth-place ranking in the Pac-12 in total offense averaging 427.6 yards per game and seventh in scoring offense averaging 31.9 points per game. (more...)
EPL: Conte speaks on comparison between Morata, Drogba EPL: Conte speaks on comparison between Morata, Drogba
- December 15, 2017

On the surface, their campaign is not a disaster by any means. The Spain global has reportedly been watching clips of Didier Drogba in an attempt to become a better physical presence and, although Conte sees them as two very different players, he has no doubt about Morata's potential. (more...)
Manchester United defender Bailly to have ankle surgery Manchester United defender Bailly to have ankle surgery
- December 15, 2017

Jose Mourinho has confirmed Manchester United's worst fears - that defender Eric Bailly needs an ankle operation that could sideline him for up to three months. "In big clubs people look to the history of the club and not the current moment, that is hard". "The job is hard but I've had that experience before at other clubs, so nothing new". (more...)
Denver Broncos undecided on starting QB for Week 16 game vs. Redskins Denver Broncos undecided on starting QB for Week 16 game vs. Redskins
- December 15, 2017

So that part will have some bearing there. "I think where we are right now with the quarterback, we have to kind of see where we are there", Joseph said. The Broncos and Siemian are hopeful the injury will not require surgery to fix, although there will be further tests and examination. "I was a little kid having fun tonight", Osweiler said. (more...)
Phillies sign Carlos Santana to a three-year deal worth $60 million Phillies sign Carlos Santana to a three-year deal worth $60 million
- December 15, 2017

Santana agreed to a three-year, $60 million deal with the Phillies on Friday, Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports . The market still has a lot of first basemen that I think would fit for the Cleveland Indians , but it sure is disappointing that the team did not re-sign Carlos Santana . (more...)
Muhammad Wilkerson staying home this weekend due to coach's decision Muhammad Wilkerson staying home this weekend due to coach's decision
- December 15, 2017

The Jets used the franchise tag on Wilkerson for 2016, but the sides worked out a long-term agreement minutes before the July 15 deadline last season. This is yet another incident that doesn't bode well for Wilkerson's chances to be in the long-term plans of the Jets who can cut him this upcoming offseason and not take such a huge salary cap hit. (more...)
Morgan Spurlock Admits Past Sexual Misconduct 'I am Part of the Problem' Morgan Spurlock Admits Past Sexual Misconduct 'I am Part of the Problem'
- December 15, 2017

He added: "When she made a decision to quit, she came to me and said if I didn't pay her a settlement, she would tell everyone". Spurlock discussed an incident in college which he thought was a drunken one-night stand gone wrong, but the woman felt was rape. (more...)
Bills confirm Tyrod Taylor (knee) will start against Miami Bills confirm Tyrod Taylor (knee) will start against Miami
- December 15, 2017

The Bills have not reached the playoffs since the 1999 season. "He's only going to get better, so we're going to play him where he is most comfortable in a position of strength". "He's stayed true to himself". "There's always something to prove to myself and to others", Taylor said. "Ultimately, as a team, we have a goal to do something special for this city, and that's first off to get back in the playoffs", Taylor said. (more...)
Four Injured In 'Attempted Terrorist Attack' At Port Authority Terminal Four Injured In 'Attempted Terrorist Attack' At Port Authority Terminal
- December 15, 2017

Three people in the vicinity of the explosion went to area hospitals with minor injuries that include headaches and ringing of the ears, Nigro said. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio called it an attempted terrorist attack, and United States officials said it appeared to be a rare, if not unprecedented, attempt at suicide bombing on United States soil. (more...)
Josh McCown to serve as player-coach against Saints Josh McCown to serve as player-coach against Saints
- December 15, 2017

He took over as the starter late in the season when Fitzpatrick was benched and Geno Smith got injured, but Petty suffered a season-ending shoulder injury in Week 16. - There have been nine quarterbacks drafted between the first and fifth rounds since last season, and Hackenberg is the only one to have not attempted a regular-season pass. (more...)
Injured Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey set for three weeks out Injured Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey set for three weeks out
- December 15, 2017

That means Ramsey will miss next Tuesday's Carabao Cup quarter-final against West Ham United , the crucial Premier League game with Liverpool on 22 December, Crystal Palace and West Bromwich Albion away and then the visit of Chelsea on 3 January. (more...)
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX)
- December 15, 2017

The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 9 by Piper Jaffray. The company was maintained on Friday, November 6 by Guggenheim. The firm has "Market Perform" rating by Wells Fargo given on Friday, April 29. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Mizuho on Friday, October 14. Now investors want to know the actual market worth of the company in the Stock Market. (more...)
Marathon Oil (MRO) Earns Outperform Rating from Analysts at Credit Suisse Group
- December 15, 2017

Pfizer Inc. now has $217.33 billion valuation. The day's high marked a slight increase on the previous day's close which saw MRO finish the day's trading at 15.10. Its up 0.02, from 0.94 in 2017Q1. 112 funds opened positions while 612 raised stakes. 511.81 million shares or 0.29% less from 513.31 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. (more...)
Mohamed Salah receives incredible endorsement from football legend Pele Mohamed Salah receives incredible endorsement from football legend Pele
- December 15, 2017

This was confirmed by the Premier League on their official website on Friday. Salah is the first Egyptian player to be named Premier League Player of the Month and only the 12th African player following previous winners from Senegal (3), Ghana (3) and Nigera (5). (more...)
Sky and BT sign breakthrough TV content sharing deal Sky and BT sign breakthrough TV content sharing deal
- December 15, 2017

Now, though, BT users will be to access all 11 Sky Sports channels, as well as getting access to Sky Atlantic , which is best known as the home of Game of Throne , and additional Now TV content including box-sets. TV customers of Sky - the owner of Sky News - and BT will soon be able to buy the content of both firms through their provider as part of a so-called cross supply deal that has been years in the making. (more...)
Mayweather v McGregor falls short of PPV record Mayweather v McGregor falls short of PPV record
- December 15, 2017

Although McGregor casually claimed that the bout had sold in excess of 6 million pay-per-view buys, Showtime Sports confirmed a final figure of 4.3 million for the highest grossing fight of 2017. Mayweather was also part of the third best-selling pay-per-view, notching 2.48 million buys for his 2007 bout with Oscar De La Hoya, who now operates a rival boxing promotion to Mayweather Promotions. (more...)
Rams WR Robert Woods says he's good to go vs. Seahawks Rams WR Robert Woods says he's good to go vs. Seahawks
- December 15, 2017

Get prep sports breaking news alerts from the Gwinnett Daily Post staff delivered to your email. Luckily, Woods will be back in time for the final three games with the Rams , as they look to make a final push for the division title or Wild Card spot. (more...)
Rose confident Tottenham can halt City run Rose confident Tottenham can halt City run
- December 15, 2017

We're confident at the moment, obviously on the back of two wins and we'll go there with full confidence and try to win. The two England stars could go head-to-head for the first time since Walker's big-money switch to Manchester City over the summer when Spurs travel to the Etihad Stadium. (more...)