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Cowboys prove they don't belong in playoffs


But just as the Green Bay Packers lost in quarterback Aaron Rodgers 's return from a broken collarbone, the Cowboys lost in Elliott's return . According to Fox, that made them the first team since the Philadelphia Eagles in 1966 to win a game with more penalty yards than total yards of offense. Read More »

'Senator Dicky Durbin' Misrepresented My Comments From Immigration Meeting


He also stressed over the weekend that he is "not a racist", telling reporters at the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Florida: "I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed, that I can tell you". Durbin - the only Democrat in attendance - told reporters that Trump made the comments that were attributed to him. Senator David Purdue, a Republican from Georgia who attended the session, called charges that Trump is racist "ridiculous" and insisted reports on his ... Read More »

GOP immigration politics have moved far beyond the reality of USA arrivals


Trump said he was willing to make a deal to help the Dreamers but insisted that funding for border security, including his long-promised wall along the U.S. In early October, Moore brought together 51 evangelical leaders - including four former SBC presidents - in a statement endorsing "the underlying policy aim" of DACA "because we believe this is a special category of immigrants who are not legally culpable, who in most cases have no home other than the United States , and who are a ... Read More »

Svitolina into 4th round, ends 15-year-old Kostyuk's run


The pair shared a warm hug at the net and Svitolina had some encouraging words for Kostyuk, who revealed she was in tears after the match. Read alsoElina Svitolina beats Aliaksandra Sasnovich to title at Brisbane International - mediaSvitolina, 23, the only seed left in her quarter of the draw, will play world number 130 Denisa Allertova next. Read More »

New Zealand beats Pakistan by 15 runs in 5th ODI


New Zealand have completed the second 5-0 one-day global series victory in their history, beating Pakistan by 15 runs to complete the final match of their series at the Basin Reserve. Faheem Ashraf (23), Mohammad Nawaz (23) and Aamer Yamin (32 not out) gave the tourists hope of winning as they got to the last two overs needing 23 from 12 balls to win with only one wicket standing. Read More »

Samsung unveils limited-edition Galaxy Note 8 for Winter Olympics

There will be no any changes in terms of its software related specifications. The S Pen has also been jazzed up, being white with a gold tip and button. Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime runs on the Android 7.1.1 Nougat on the top of Samsung's custom UI. For the front, there is an 8-megapixel shooter with autofocus, f/1.7 aperture and wide-angle lens. Read More »

Difficult To Explain Why We Didn't Beat Arsenal- Jurgen Klopp


Joel Matip is back in training but might not be starting this game along with Daniel Sturridge and Marko Grujic , both of who could also make the squad for this weekend. They'll be hopeful of three points for their side and handshakes after, but of course that hasn't stopped fans bickering and making fun of the situation on social media. Read More »

LeBron James and Steph Curry Voted Captains for 2018 All-Star Game


Fan votes account for 50 per cent while the player and media vote represents 25 per cent each. Curry wrote on Twitter. James also led all players with 2,638,294 fan votes . Houstons James Harden rounds out the starters. Once those players come off the board, Curry and James will divvy up the reserves, which will be unveiled January 23. Read More »

Wawrinka out of Australian Open while Federer marches on


I know how much this crowd means to you, they're an fantastic crowd, but does it get annoying when they just scream, "C'mon Roger" over and over again? " Would you describe your game as a 'silky gazelle?' ". "When you get old, you start to forget things". The Swiss star, who defeated Rafael Nadal to win the 2014 Australian Open , has slipped to nine in the world rankings, having not played since his first round Wimbledon loss to Russian Daniil Medvedev six months ago. Read More »

Hamilton doesn't make the cut for Amazon headquarters

Of the 20 finalists, only Los Angeles made the cut from the West Coast . "Getting from 238 to 20 was very tough - all the proposals showed tremendous enthusiasm and creativity", Holly Sullivan, Amazon's head of economic development, said in a statement . Read More »

Late leveler, VAR confusion, red cards before Chelsea wins


Thanks to five flawless penalties and a heroic save from the back-up goalkeeper, Chelsea are on to the fourth round of the FA Cup to play Newcastle United in 10 days. "The referee took quickly a decision to book Willian ". The first yellow card was for a doubtful situation - I didn't watch Morata's situation yet - but the second was for dissent. Read More »

Nassar Accuses Judge Of Turning Sentencing Into A 'Media Circus'


Ever since I went public with my story, I have been inspired and uplifted by the love and support of my former teammates, fans and many other good people. Larry Nassar sexually abused them. She said Nassar denied it, and her parents initially believed him. "We have the power now". "You spent thousands of hours perpetrating sexual assault on minors", Ingham County Circuit Judge Rosemarie Aquilina told the disgraced doctor, adding that he should be able to handle several days-worth of ... Read More »

Stan Wawrinka: still a ways to go with his return to tennis


Her birthday gift? A blockbuster clash with 2008 victor Maria Sharapova in the next round. Novak Djokovic dropped his first set to Gael Monfils, but stormed back to win 4-6, 6-3, 6-1, 6-3. Halep next plays Lauren Davis. Number 123-ranked Pera is making her grand slam debut, and didn't even know she had a spot in the main draw until Margarita Gasparyan withdrew. Read More »

Iwobi bags assist in Arsenal's defeat at Bournemouth


Asked if Sanchez will be replaced if he leaves, Wenger said: "Yes". "Will he go or not, I don't know, but at the moment it's the transfer period". Alexis Sánchez was left out of the squad, before his impending move to Manchester, and his absence made the farce grow stronger. Read More »

Fianna Fail leader backs changes to Irish abortion law


But he added people have a duty "to question our own views", and said that abortion is continuing regardless of the eighth amendment, either via travel to Britain or via unregulated abortion pills. "That's something we're awaiting advice from the Attorney General about", said Mr Vardkar. "Any dismissal or dilution by politicians of the Committee's work would fly in the face of public opinion and undermine the hard work done by both the Citizens' Assembly and by Committee members across the ... Read More »

Joel Embiid named NBA All-Star Game starter


It's Embiid's first All-Star game selection, while he is the first 76ers player to be named a starter since Allen Iverson in 2010-11 and the first 76er to appear in an All-Star game since Jrue Holiday in 2012-13. The other starters named for the Eastern Conference along with Embiid and James are Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo , Boston's Kyrie Irving , and Toronto's DeMar DeRozan . Read More »

Stephen Curry goes "Captain Phillips" after being named All-Star captain


He is averaging 27.7 points per game this year, including 41.8 percent from 3-point distance, to go along with 5.3 rebounds, 6.5 assists and 1.6 steals in 32.7 minutes per game. In the West, Curry was joined by James Harden , Kevin Durant , Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins . The reserves for the game will be named next week. Read More »

Nicolas Otamendi signs new deal: Manchester City still want new defender though

Pep Guardiola has several injury concerns ahead of Manchester City's trip to face Newcastle at St James' Park this Saturday. Ian Wright shared his belief that the Reds need to sign a goalkeeper and another centre-half if they are to challenge for the Premier League title next season, when speaking to BBC Radio Five Live last night . Read More »

Desert fox Stephen Gallacher makes early raid in Abu Dhabi


The Englishman, who won the Abu Dhabi title 12 months ago as part of his Race to Dubai-winning season, set the mark on day one with a flawless six-under-par 66. I feel like I'm almost the most prepared for a season that I've ever been, but it was nice to get back out there and it was a great pairing to start off with. Read More »

Man United ready to offer 27-year-old £250000 a week


Manchester United returned to winning ways on home soil in the Premier League by easing to a 3-0 victory over strugglers Stoke City on Monday. The Portuguese boss' current deal with the Red Devils is due to expire in 2019 and he earns £312,500-a-week ( Star ). Read More »

Colts take Bradley Chubb in Mel Kiper mock draft 1.0

But then Kiper came down to earth, going with UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen at No. 2 to the Giants . I'm not a talent evaluator; I'm certainly not a general manager. 27. The more the merrier. If three quarterbacks go in the top 10, that means there's more opportunity to grab a Minkah Fitzpatrick , a top offensive lineman (Quenton Nelson , Connor Williams ), top corner Denzel Ward (who has going ninth) or Georgia linebacker Roquan Smith , who is a complete monster. Read More »

Blues hope to land Serie A left-back Emerson on loan


It seems that hesitance has opened the door for Chelsea as Sky Sports claim the Blues have opened talks with Roma over a potential deal to sign the full-back this month. Reports state that the Italian outfit want around £20m for the 23-year-old Brazil-born left-back. The Premier League champions initially looked to revive their attempts to sign Alex Sandro from Juventus but once again they have been priced out of a move for the Brazil worldwide, unwilling to meet his £60m valuation. Read More »

Oklahoma City Thunder's Andre Roberson looks good in return from injury


Whether it's Randle or Lopez or Ball or just a healthier roster, the Lakers can't afford to be building bad habits, especially when building is the most important thing they're doing. For much of the campaign, the transition for the small forward and his teammates has been hard but over the last month, they have started to slowly put things together. Read More »

Brady Should be Good to go Sunday


SUPER BOWL: Referee Gene Steratore will lead the seven-person crew of on-field game officials working the Super Bowl at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. They've never won an AFC Championship game; hence, never winning a Super Bowl . The word given for his absence was that he was being tended to by medical personnel and would later show up on the injury report. Read More »

Australian Open: Maria Sharapova, Angelique Kerber open campaign with victories

A 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 loss to No. 97-ranked Tennys Sandgren in the second round was his earliest exit in a decade at Melbourne Park. The 30-year-old played almost flawless in the opening set, but things got complicated in the second set before she recovered to win the tie-break and claim a 6-1, 7-6 (2) win over Sevastova in a thrilling clash that lasted an hour and 23 minutes on Rod Laver Arena. Read More »

Australian Open: Federer enters second round

Having won his fifth Australian Open last year, Federer has a great shot at adding to his legend in this year's tournament, especially if he deals with opponents' best shots as well as handled Ferrell's weird questions. - Do you get exhausted of fans screaming "C'mon, Roger"? "I'll ask for a night match just because I played night tonight". The World No. 2 paid a rich tribute to his wife Mirka and his children last week before starting his Australian Open title defence where he ... Read More »

22-year-old grandson of K-State coach Bill Snyder has died


According to the report, emergency personnel responded to a medical call and police confirmed a death but the cause is unknown. Riley County Police Department spokeswoman Hali Rowland told The Associated Press that Matthew Snyder was found dead Wednesday afternoon. Read More »

Theory of Organized Doping of Russian Athletes Ruled Out


On Monday, the Izvestiya newspaper reported, citing its sources in the Russian parliament's upper chamber, that Mueller, who formerly headed the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) may have influenced the WADA investigation into alleged doping abuses in Russia. Read More »

Marko Grujic completes loan move to Cardiff City


The Serbian worldwide has played five games for Liverpool so far this year, including three substitute appearances in the Premier League , but has been loaned out to continue his development elsewhere. And Grujic's potential move to the Midlands looked all the more impressive when you consider that Premier League duo West Ham United and Huddersfield Town were also keen, as reported by ESPN . Read More »

Florida State Students Charged in Fraternity Death


As CrimeOnline previously reported , Coffey was pledging for Pi Kappa Phi fraternity when he died at an off-campus party. Autopsy report found he had a blood alcohol level five times the legal limit. "These arrest warrants strengthen our resolve to address the issue of responsible student behavior at Florida State University for the benefit, safety and well-being of our students and the community", Thrasher said in a statement following the announcement of charges. Read More »

Australian Open: Nick Kyrgios ready for Jo-Wilfried Tsonga


The mercurial Australian backed up his sublime opening round performance with another spectacular victory over Viktor Troicki . "But to go out there in front of the crowd again, just trying to play well, I was a bit nervous". A quarter-finalist past year, Tsonga will face either Nick Kyrgios or Viktor Troicki in the next round following the three-hour, 37-minute epic. Read More »

World No.1 Halep in cruise control at Open


Simona Halep is facing an anxious wait after suffering an apparent ankle injury in her Australian Open first-round win over Destanee Aiava . In other women's first round results, Andrea Petkovic of Germany beat Czech 27th seed Petra Kvitová 6-3, 4-6, 10-8 in a match lasting two hours and 53 minutes. Read More »

Omaha not a finalist for Amazon HQ2


Thursday, it announced the metropolitan areas that made the cut. Amazon, based in Seattle, plans to invest $5 billion in the new headquarters and could employ as many as 50,000 people in and around the city it chooses. Amazon has said its preferences for the site include a metropolitan location with a population of more than 1 million, mass transit, proximity to an global flight hub and the potential to retain and attract technical talent. Read More »

Burning Iranian oil tanker sinks off China coast, 32 crew members dead


It is believed that all the crew, made up of 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis, died immediately. Earlier satellite imaging showed two large slicks, with the larger one also thicker and more concentrated , but the latest data had found four slicks ranging in size from 48 square kms (19 square miles) to 5.5 square kms (2.1 square miles), the State Oceanic Administration (SOA) said. Read More »

Pique agrees new long-term Barcelona contract


Pique progressed through the Barca youth academy after initially joining the club in 1997, aged 10. The Spain international's new deal, which ties him to the club until the age of 35, includes a buyout clause of €500million. Sergi now has a €40m release clause in his current contract and Barcelona want to increase it considerably after United, Chelsea and Juventus all considered luring him away from the Nou Camp in the summer. Read More »

Splash Brothers carry Warriors to 14th straight road win


And the other guy, that seven-foot "slim reaper" Durant, he's posting a nightly 26.4 points , 6.9 rebounds and 5.3 assists , and is third in the league with 2.11 blocks a game. The Warriors are 7-1 in their last eight games in Sacramento. He was being evaluated for a possible concussion after the loss. Thompson and Curry, AKA the Splash Brothers, were fairly equal partners in taking down the Bulls. Read More »

Spurs announce they're shutting down Kawhi Leonard indefinitely

He returned to limited action in December 12, and appeared to be nearing full strength when he was sidelined once again, this time by a partial tear in his left shoulder. He has only played in nine games this season. "It's bad", Popovich noted . No other players were disciplined, including Rockets guards James Harden and Chris Paul - both of whom left the Houston locker room with hopes of defusing the situation, the league said. Read More »

I never experedit: Konta suffers shock Melbourne exit


Pera showed signs of nerves for the first time serving for the match - three match points came and went as she tightened up and Konta dug deep for a hold, only to lose her serve in the next game with a very odd slip. The normally effective Konta serve was making little impression on Pera and the Brit was giving the Croatia-born American far too many chances to unload with her big forehand. Read More »

Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza OUT of the Australian Open


The third seed, whose preparation was hampered by a thigh injury, was always trailing against the world number 88 before being edged out 7-6 (7/1), 6-4 in one hour and 59 minutes on Rod Laver Arena. Soft touch and the ability to hold the ball on her strings are Hsieh assets. By midway through the second set, Muguruza looked thoroughly frustrated with herself and the game her opponent was making her play. Read More »

Virat Kohli named ICC's Cricketer of the Year


ICC Test Team of the Year 2017: Dean Elgar, David Warner , Virat Kohli (captain), Steve Smith , Cheteshwar Pujara, Ben Stokes, Quinton de Kock (wk), R Ashwin, Mitchell Starc, Kagiso Rabada, James Anderson. "I want to congratulate all the other winners also". Over the last few days, Indian cricket team captain, Virat Kohli , has been in talks for several reasons. Read More »

Trevor Ariza, Gerald Green reportedly will be suspended two games


According to a release from the National Basketball Association, the league conducted "more than 20 interviews with executives, staff, coaches and players from both teams, as well as arena personnel". Minnesota and January 20 vs. "At the end of the day, we didn't do any of that and you saw the outcome of the game". The biggest off-the-court incident of the NBA's 2017-18 season has resulted in some punishment. Read More »

Pak should rethink its policy of creating terrorists: Baby Moshe's grandfather


He will lay the wreath at Taj Hotel, visit Nariman House and attend Shalom Bollywood event. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in New Delhi for a six-day visit Sunday and will travel to Mumbai on Thursday where he will visit the Chabad Center where Holtzberg's parents, Rabbi Gabriel Noach Holtzberg and his wife Rivkah, were gunned down as 10 Muslim militants rampaged through Mumbai in a three-day siege. Read More »

View: Only a miracle can save Team India


Pleasing to beat India in "Indian" conditions, says Du Plessis On a wicket that couldn't have been more Indian on South African soil, chasing a target that couldn't have been any lesser given their impressive bowling effort on Day Four, looking to survive in a series that kept ringing curtains for them with each passing over, India's batsmen could've done far better. Read More »

Messi misses penalty, Barcelona loses to Espanyol in Copa


It was Lionel Messi who took it, but he was denied off by a wonderful save by the goalkeeper Diego Lopez. Barça had not lost against Espanyol since 2009 and this was their first defeat by their local rivals in the Cup since 1970. The substitute was the hero as he found the bottom corner, with Barca labouring through the final seconds of the encounter. Atletico is second and Sevilla fifth. Read More »

Packers frozen out by Vikings


The Vikings (12-3) will clinch a first-round bye with one more victory or a loss by the Carolina Panthers (10-4) to either the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday or the Atlanta Falcons next week. Hundley spotted tight end Lance Hendricks over the middle of the field, but the Packers QB didn't see Smith cutting in front. The Vikings held the Packers to just 239 yards of offense and recorded their first shutout since 1993. Read More »