Sport


Black Caps smash Windies in first ODI Black Caps smash Windies in first ODI
- December 20, 2017

He was sentenced to community service in May for his third drink-driving offence. They are in a form slump that has seen them win only three of 17 ODIs contested in 2017. George Worker and Colin Munro, the opening batsmen, laid the foundation for the hosts' chase with a 108-run partnership. Gayle has been coming to New Zealand since 2006 and has played 27 ODIs against them, averaging 39.69, slightly above his overall average of 37.42 over 273 one-dayers. (more...)
Christmas schedule for Christ Church Parish Christmas schedule for Christ Church Parish
- December 20, 2017

St. Matthew Lutheran Church will hold an Advent service at 3 p.m. Wednesday. Candlelight Communion at First Baptist Church will begin at 5 p.m. 3115 Ocean Drive. Airline Church of Christ will hold two Christmas Eve worship services this Sunday, Dec. 24. This will be a service of Christmas readings and carols and music featuring Canadian tenor Justin Stolz, now an artist in residence with the Atlanta Opera. (more...)
Young's 22 assists lead Oklahoma to win vs. Northwestern State Young's 22 assists lead Oklahoma to win vs. Northwestern State
- December 20, 2017

Junior forward Ishmael Lane (11.0 points, team-most 6.8 rebounds) has recorded double-doubles in his last two games and blocked a career-high five shots against Shreveport. After scoring 53 points in the first half, the Sooners didn't quit, though. The Demons have lost all seven of their meetings with Oklahoma, which is 39-4 against nonconference opponents at home under coach Lon Kruger. (more...)
Atletico complain to Federation Internationale de Football Association about alleged Barcelona pursuit of Griezmann Atletico complain to Federation Internationale de Football Association about alleged Barcelona pursuit of Griezmann
- December 20, 2017

Manchester United have reportedly been given a boost in their pursuit of Antoine Griezmann following a spat between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona . The former Real Sociedad star has also been a long-term transfer target for United manager Jose Mourinho, who was interested in signing him in the summer. (more...)
Kendrick Lamar Will Perform College Football Championship Halftime Show Kendrick Lamar Will Perform College Football Championship Halftime Show
- December 20, 2017

Lamar will deliver a performance which includes a medley of hits off DAMN . In May, it was announced that ESPN and the College Football Playoff were looking for a musical act to perform at halftime of the national championship game. (more...)
Kings G De'Aaron Fox exits 76ers game with injury Kings G De'Aaron Fox exits 76ers game with injury
- December 20, 2017

Philadelphia crept within two, 88-86, on a 3-pointer by Bayless with 5:12 to play, but baskets by Hield and Garrett Temple gave the Kings breathing room. With AP Photos. Zach Randolph scored 27 points and Buddy Hield added 24, leading the Sacramento Kings to a 101-95 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers . (more...)
Jarryd Hayne Accused Of Non-Consensual Sex Jarryd Hayne Accused Of Non-Consensual Sex
- December 20, 2017

The group of friends met up with Hayne and, "despite having minimal interaction that night", Hayne took the woman back to his San Jose home in an Uber, wrote attorneys Micha Star Liberty and John Clune. Hayne's long-time representative Wayne Beavis said he was unaware of the claims when contacted by reporters with The Daily Telegraph in Australia, where Hayne lives. (more...)
Alabama LB Dylan Moses out indefinitely with foot injury Alabama LB Dylan Moses out indefinitely with foot injury
- December 20, 2017

AL.com's Mark Zenitz is reporting that the injury may be a broken foot. The injury is yet another ailment that the Crimson Tide will have to work through, as the Alabama defense has been battling injuries on defense all season. He also had a team-high 10 tackles against Auburn . Miller, Lewis and Wilson returned to the field in the Iron Bowl and have participated in practice as Alabama began preparations for Clemson. (more...)
Stephen Curry likely out Christmas Day vs. Cavs Stephen Curry likely out Christmas Day vs. Cavs
- December 20, 2017

A re-evaluation on the ailment will occur in a week, the team announced . Golden State said the ankle is "healing well and that he is making good progress overall". Cleveland has won 18 of its past 19 games despite playing without Thomas and other regulars for much of this span, but Golden State has won nine straight - the last handful without either Curry or Green. (more...)
Marion Bartoli to return to the WTA Tour in 2018 Marion Bartoli to return to the WTA Tour in 2018
- December 20, 2017

The 33-year-old retired immediately after winning the 2013 Wimbledon title, fulfilling a lifelong ambition. "I'm really looking forward to being on the court again..." A victor of eight WTA titles in her career, Bartoli reached a career high of No 7 in the world in both 2012 and 2013. (more...)
Tom Brady refuses to comment about alleged rift between Bill Belichick, trainer Tom Brady refuses to comment about alleged rift between Bill Belichick, trainer
- December 20, 2017

Guerrero , a close friend of Brady's and the godfather of his son, worked with the quarterback to launch the TB12 Center near Gillette Stadium in 2013. "But I haven't heard from him about it, so I don't know". But who knows. Maybe Guerrero and Belichick don't have beef and maybe Guerrero isn't a blatant fraudster and maybe the good doctor has just been really busy of late perfecting that cure for cancer he's talked about before. (more...)
Real Madrid plot ambitious move for Salah Real Madrid plot ambitious move for Salah
- December 20, 2017

The Liverpool goalkeeper is an global team-mate of Nainggolan with Belgium, and the Roma midfielder gave him an early insight on Salah's talent. "I know Radja [Nainggolan, Belgium and Roma midfielder] really well and he told me that he is a brilliant player", Mignolet told United Kingdom newspapers. (more...)
Astros meeting with Yu Darvish
- December 20, 2017

For his career, Darvish owns an ERA+ of 126 across parts of five big-league seasons. The Astros won in 2017 and the Cubs won it the year before. The Cubs, who targeted free agent Alex Cobb until his asking price turned them away, have been linked in trade talks with the Rays and Indians for starters such as Chris Archer and Danny Salazar in addition to their free agent efforts. (more...)
Panthers' Thomas Davis has suspension reduced to one game on appeal Panthers' Thomas Davis has suspension reduced to one game on appeal
- December 20, 2017

Davis received his suspension for a blindside block on Green Bay Packers receiver Davante Adams during an interception return Sunday. The hit gave Adams a concussion and he did not return to the game after the incident. Davis has been fined once before this season for an illegal hit when the Panthers played the Bears. NFL Vice President of Football Operations Jon Runyan issued the two-game suspension on Monday, citing a violation of safety-related playing rules. (more...)
Will transfer to Florida Will transfer to Florida
- December 20, 2017

Quarterback Shea Patterson is coming to MI, but one of his top receivers won't be coming with him. Jefferson was a four-star prospect when he came out of high school in 2015. "Right, wrong or indifferent, for whatever reason, Van didn't get as many opportunities on the field this year as he did as a freshman", said Will Hester, Jefferson's football coach at Ravenwood High School in Brentwood, Tenn. (more...)
Newton boosts Panthers to win over Packers Newton boosts Panthers to win over Packers
- December 20, 2017

The Packers quarterback threw 3 interceptions in the game against the Carolina Panthers - something he hasn't done since 2009 against Tampa Bay. The Panthers started bringing the pressure after that, sack Rodgers three times in the fourth quarter including a takedown by former Packer Julius Peppers on a fourth-and-14 deep in Carolina territory. (more...)
Salah and Mané Named CAF Player of the Year Finalists Salah and Mané Named CAF Player of the Year Finalists
- December 20, 2017

It was mixed fortunes for Nigeria though after the country's women U-20 team and the Super Eagles are retained in the Team of the year category. The post Victor Moses crash out of CAF POTY race as Mane, Salah, Aubameyang make final shortlist appeared first on Vanguard News . (more...)
James Harden says he will play through bruised knee pain James Harden says he will play through bruised knee pain
- December 20, 2017

However, he made it clear that he has no intention to miss any games, saying he'd get treatment on the Rockets' off day Sunday and be ready to play Monday against the Utah Jazz. The next night didn't get much easier for Houston. If it wasn't for frequent fouling, the game could have easily turned into a relatively comfortable Bucks win, but Milwaukee afforded opportunities to the Rockets and Chris Paul and James Harden were able to take advantage. (more...)
Derek Carr fumbles into end zone to give Cowboys win over Raiders Derek Carr fumbles into end zone to give Cowboys win over Raiders
- December 20, 2017

David Irving was missed badly in this game by a Cowboys defense that adjusted well to the Raiders' running game. For the Raiders, it's one of the hardest ways that you can imagine a team losing a game - especially considering that had Carr simply slide for the first down then Oakland would have had another shot for the win and would be left with just a chip shot to force overtime. (more...)
Arsenal Legend Robert Pires Reveals Desire to Work With Arsene Wenger Arsenal Legend Robert Pires Reveals Desire to Work With Arsene Wenger
- December 19, 2017

Manager Arsene Wenger says that Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey will not feature against West Ham United in the EFL Cup on Tuesday night. His education at Barcelona as a youngster is also being seen as a major factor towards the interest. (more...)
Ways the Detroit Lions can still make the NFL Playoffs Ways the Detroit Lions can still make the NFL Playoffs
- December 19, 2017

But the tight times and dire situation remain the same: Detroit must win out to have any chance at returning to the playoffs. That being said, if the above happens AND either the Cowboys or Seahawks also win out to finish 10-6, the conference record tiebreaker would come into play and the Lions would get into the playoffs as a No. (more...)
Chelsea, Conte: Chelsea, Conte: "Future? I still have one more year of contract..."
- December 19, 2017

The 24-year-old has been used from the off just five times all season, including against Nottingham Forest and Everton in the previous two rounds of this competition. Conte also mentioned Dujon Sterling , who's made one appearance earlier this season also in the League Cup, as well as Callum Hudson-Odoi, who's been the standout player in the Academy this season. (more...)
Antonio Brown Calls Calf Injury A 'Minor Setback' Antonio Brown Calls Calf Injury A 'Minor Setback'
- December 19, 2017

Tomlin said the team will make an addition to the roster as Le'Veon Bell and Fitzgerald Toussaint are the only other backs on the 53-man roster. Tomlin appeared on with "Cook and Poni" on 93.7 The Fan on Tuesday and confirmed that Brown will be out for Monday's game against the Texans with what he deemed a "significant" contusion. (more...)
Arsenal boss Wenger: Ozil wants to stay Arsenal boss Wenger: Ozil wants to stay
- December 19, 2017

And Wenger, when asked about the German's predicament, implied that it was unlikely he would be an Arsenal player next season. But at the moment, it's very hard. Whislt Ozil's future could lie away from Arsenal , Bookmakers certainly believe that Wenger will not be selling next month. "He is mature, he guides the team, they are aware he is on the ball a lot - always your heart rate goes down when he has the ball". (more...)
Jusuf Nurkic drops 20 points Monday as Blazers fall to Wolves Jusuf Nurkic drops 20 points Monday as Blazers fall to Wolves
- December 19, 2017

And pay no mind to the fact that the Blazers blew a 10-point lead midway through the fourth quarter by committing four consecutive turnovers in what was another round of late-game hijinks. "We didn't shoot a free throw in the second half, that hurt", said Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts. However, he was miffed by the lack of times the officials granted his team a trip to the free-throw line. (more...)