Monday December 18-th, 2017

David de la Cruz wins 9th stage to take Spanish Vuelta lead

The general classification favourites including overnight leader Nairo Quintana and Tour de France victor Chris Froome finished 2min 56sec back. Quintana's team-mate Alejandro Valverde crossed the line with Froome and sits second in the GC standing...

Demian Maia stops Carlos Condit at UFC Fight Night Vancouver Demian Maia stops Carlos Condit at UFC Fight Night Vancouver

Maia said he would be willing to wait for the victor of that fight. This guy's a former champion. Now that he's found a new home, Pettis can look ahead to new challenges, but also some old ones. Condit is only 32, but has 40 professional fights s...

Hope Solo suspended from national team for 6 months Hope Solo suspended from national team for 6 months

The federation's president, Sunil Gulati said the renowned goalkeeper's comments were unacceptable and past incidents involving Solo also were taken into consideration when making the decision. "I'm very proud of this team", Solo said after the los...

Furious Cheika questions referee after defeat

At the time, the Wallabies were ranked as the second best in the world, which makes their current run appear out of character, but Lynagh believes the cracks started to show earlier in the tournament when Australia struggled to beat Scotland in the...

Olympic flag arrives in Tokyo, host of next Summer Games Olympic flag arrives in Tokyo, host of next Summer Games

In London's 2012 Olympics, the medals necessitated 21 pounds of gold, 2,670 pounds of silver and 1,540 pounds of copper. According to Nikkei , less than 100,000 tons (out of a total of 650,000 tons ) of discarded e-waste is collected each year,...

Road to the Octagon: Paige VanZant vs. Bec Rawlings Road to the Octagon: Paige VanZant vs. Bec Rawlings

ROUND 2: VanZant came out aggressive and immediately dropped Rawlings with a jumping switch kick right out of the gate. VanZant finished second in the competition and raised her star power even higher. When asked if there was a fighter in particular...

New England Patriots v. Carolina Panthers NFL football game tonight New England Patriots v. Carolina Panthers NFL football game tonight

In 2015, Cam Newton was the NFL's Most Valuable Player. He finished with a final line that would make Geno Smith blush with shame: 100 yards on 13-of-29 passing with no touchdowns and two interceptions, adding nine yards on one carry, which was p...

Top French court rules Burkini bans violate basic freedoms

In its decision, the court said local authorities could only introduce measures restricting individual freedoms if wearing the swimsuit on beaches represented a " proven risk " to public order. The original ban was challenged by the Human Rights L...

Broncos offense says it will be stronger this season

We got too comfortable with that past year. Ware said he isn't concerned about playing in the last two preseason games and that the goal is to have him at full strength for the Broncos' first game on September 8. Since April 28, when the Broncos ...

Cousin of Dwyane Wade shot and killed on Chicago's South Side

Mr Trump's tweet on Saturday morning seems unlikely to make his case in that regard stronger. The tweet was eventually deleted with no explanation given and he later posted a new message expressing his condolences to Wade's family. "Over the past ...

Stephanie Meadow remains in contention in Canadian Pacific Women's Open

The second ranked player in the world, Jutanugarn won the Women's British Open in her last event but withdrew from the third round at the Rio Olympics with a knee injury. I'm just going to try to play good golf, and I think that's the important thing...

Dak Prescott Reportedly Named Cowboys Starting QB After Tony Romo Injury

Pro Bowl quarterback Tony Romo has been sidelined indefinitely with a fractured bone his back. That means next man up for the Cowboys, which at this point looks like it will be rookie (and 4th round draft pick) Dak Prescott. "Still trying to take...

Dallas Cowboys QB Tony Romo out with broken bone in back

Romo exited after just three plays following an awkward hit from Cliff Avril from behind at the end of a scramble. David Helman of DallasCowboys.com reports that Garrett was told there's a "whole range" of possibilities for Romo's return, but non...

Katie Ledecky throwing out first pitch as Nats host Orioles

That brought on closer Zach Britton , who gave up an RBI double to Anthony Rendon to make it 10-8. "It is a good lineup", said Miley, who gave up two runs in five innings. The Nationals have a 0-3 record when opponents score that many runs or m...

Champions League Football - 23 August 2016 Champions League Football - 23 August 2016

Everywhere I go I like a challenge. There was drama in the 14th minute when the Israeli side were awarded a penalty for a Janko trip, but Gordon beat Maharan Radi's blasted spot-kick away. "My next test is trying to prove myself as a main Champion...

Nationals acquire lefty reliever Rzepczynski from Athletics Nationals acquire lefty reliever Rzepczynski from Athletics

He was drafted in 13th round of the 2015 draft. The Washington Nationals have optioned right-handed pitcher Reynaldo Lopez to Triple-A Syracuse while replacing him with newly acquired left-hander Marc Rzepczynski. Louis Cardinals in 2011. But he'...

Dundalk FC given tough draw for their Europa League fixtures

Dundalk have handed a tough Europa League draw after they were grouped with Zenit St Petersburg, AZ Alkmaar and Maccabi Tel-Aviv. Meanwhile, Manchester United will battle Turkish league runners up Fenerbahce, Dutch side Feyenoord and Zorya of Ukrai...

No charges in shooting of Boston man by terror investigators No charges in shooting of Boston man by terror investigators

Rahim was accused of plotting to behead conservative blogger Pamela Geller for organizing a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas. Rahim was armed with a military-style knife and refused to drop it, said Conley, who released a 770-page report on ...

Upton, Blue Jays overcome 5-run deficit, Twins' skid hits 9

A disappointed Kepler stared into his locker for several minutes before speaking with reporters. "I hope not to right away, you never know how it's going to play out", he said. He hadn't connected since July 1 before his first-inning drive Friday n...

Sanchez hits another home run, Yankees rout Orioles 13-5 Sanchez hits another home run, Yankees rout Orioles 13-5

He'll have to keep up this unprecedented pace to so much as threaten Fulmer, but leading the Yankees from hopeless mediocrity to the postseason would be a decent resume booster. The teams combined for six homers, with Baltimore's Chris Davis hitting...

Cousins finds rhythm against reserves as Redskins beat Bills Cousins finds rhythm against reserves as Redskins beat Bills

Still, Colt McCoy went 13 of 16 passing for 159 yards. "So, when you're not fighting for that roster spot necessarily day in and day out, you can just build towards Week 1 and maybe test to see, 'Can I fit that ball in there, how can I learn from thi...

Antonio Conte: Chelsea are keen on more signings Antonio Conte: Chelsea are keen on more signings

With the transfer window closing on Wednesday, many of Conte's fellow Premier League managers will be chained to their desks while the final deals are pushed through. "The situation is that the target is not available to buy and to spend the money ...

Ryan Burns to start for Stanford in opener Ryan Burns to start for Stanford in opener

Shaw said that Stanford has continued to reserve some packages for Chryst, and that both quarterbacks will see action when the Cardinal open their season at home on September 2 against Kansas State. Burns is a 6-foot-5, 218 pound redshirt junior fro...

Four automatic CL places for Prem

It is likely they will change the format from 2018/2019 to allow four guaranteed places for England, Spain, Italy and Germany. The Polish team are back in the group stage after a 20-year absence. The two sides were drawn in Group C alongside Boru...

French High Court Rules on Town's Burkini Ban

Fashion designer Aheda Zanetti and her burkini, modeled by Farrah Zbib. Burkinis are rarely seen in France, though global sales reportedly have soared in response to French efforts to restrict their use. Amid uproar over France's enforcement of the...

Patriots trade for former No. 6 pick Barkevious Mingo Patriots trade for former No. 6 pick Barkevious Mingo

So it doesn't come as much surprise that the Lions were reportedly in the mix for Browns linebacker Barkevious Mingo , who was traded to the Patriots earlier on Thursday . Browns' Executive VP of Football Operations Sashi Brown along with ne...

Shkodran Mustafi flies into London for medical ahead of £35m Valencia switch

Arsene Wenger has been desperately trying to sign another striker this summer after missing out on Jamie Vardy and we made our move for Lucas after struggling to land any of Wenger's prime targets. "If that is exactly similar to the contract of the p...

Patriots QB Brady expected to make preseason debut

Knowing the win at all costs mentality of Belichick, it would be surprising to see him keep Brady in very long so that Garoppolo can get into a better groove than just a touchdown per game to open the season. This will mark the first season since 200...

Ronaldo wants to retire at Madrid at 41

Cristiano Ronaldo says he wants to play for Real Madrid for another decade and retire when he is 41 years old. The forward led Real Madrid to Champions League glory before captaining Portugal to victory at Euro 2016 , their first major title...

Will Ronda Rousey return at UFC 205? Will Ronda Rousey return at UFC 205?

It's possible that if she doesn't get a deal done her return won't take place until 2017. "She's definitely not fighting in NY", the 47-year-old said . UFC President Dana White made the announcement today that Ronda Rousey won't be fighting at UFC...

ICC rankings: India displace Australia as No 1 Test team

The Australians will again be looking towards Mitch Starc to contain the Sri Lankan batting order as he has done for majority of the series. For Australia , opener David Warner has gained one place to share ninth spot with New Zealand's Ross Tyalo...

Packers Players-NFL Meet To Talk PED's Packers Players-NFL Meet To Talk PED's

The date meets the requirement the league sent out last week that Harrison and two other players - Green Bay Packers linebackers Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers - must submit to interviews by August 25 or face possible indefinite suspension.

NH Trooper Involved In Violent Arrest Expected To Plead Guilty NH Trooper Involved In Violent Arrest Expected To Plead Guilty

New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan said the footage raised "serious concerns" about use of force. Simone was wanted on several warrants and was arrested at the end of a chase from Holden, Massachusetts, to Nashua, New Hampshire. His arrest follow...

Jamaica's Thompson proud to take on team mate's gold-medal mantle

World champion Gregorio Paltrinieri blazed to gold in the men's 1,500m in the absence of defending champion Sun Yang, who crushed out in the heats blaming a cold, the Italian smashing a quality field to win in 14:34.57. The Jamaicans two medals win...

FSU ranked No. 4 in AP preseason poll FSU ranked No. 4 in AP preseason poll

Locally, Pitt was the only team to secure votes with both West Virginia and Penn State receiving no points in the initial poll. Alabama opens its 2016 season on September 3 in Arlington, Texas, as the Tide squares off with the 20th-ranked Trojans i...

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