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Armed Forces Flag Day celebrated at Raj Bhawan Armed Forces Flag Day celebrated at Raj Bhawan
- December 08, 2017

On the occasion of Armed Forces Flag Day, Twitterati paid tribute to the fearless defenders of the nation. Bedi, who inaugurated the celebrations by contributing to the Flag Day Fund, said families of ex-servicemen and other service personnel should be taken care of as a mark of gratitude. (more...)
Talks underway for India's entry into Wassenaar Arrangement Talks underway for India's entry into Wassenaar Arrangement
- December 08, 2017

After joining Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) past year, India is set to become a member of another multilateral export control regime, Wassenaar Arrangement (WA), after the participating states agreed on the country's bid for the entry on Thursday. (more...)
Syracuse to play Notre Dame at Yankee Stadium next season Syracuse to play Notre Dame at Yankee Stadium next season
- December 08, 2017

It's also three days before the 25th anniversary of the "Game of the Century" where Notre Dame defeated FSU 31-24. SU also beat Kansas State in the Pinstripe Bowl at the Stadium in 2010. Notre Dame's biggest strength during its turnaround from last season's 4-8 record to this year's 9-3 mark has been no secret. Kickoff times for road games at Wake Forest, Virginia Tech, Navy (in San Diego), Northwestern, and USC will be announced at a later date. (more...)
Alan Pardew fears losing West Brom captain Jonny Evans in January Alan Pardew fears losing West Brom captain Jonny Evans in January
- December 07, 2017

Of course not. Do I fear losing him? Pardew said he hadn't spoken to Evans about January, and has no plans to "unless he brings it up with me". "I understand and we deal with it, Jonny's dealt with it in his way". West Brom are looking nervously over their shoulders in the Premier League , but West Ham are lodged firmly in the relegation zone . Albion travel to bottom-of-the-table Swansea on Saturday knowing a win in south Wales would open up a seven-point gap over their opponents. (more...)
76ers agree to trade Jahlil Okafor to Nets 76ers agree to trade Jahlil Okafor to Nets
- December 07, 2017

The deal will end something of a stand-off between the Sixers and Okafor, as detailed by Wojnarowski . In June, the Nets acquired D'Angelo Russell, as well as Timofey Mozgov , from the Lakers for Brook Lopez and the 27th pick in the 2017 draft. (more...)
Mike Riley hired as Oregon State assistant coach Mike Riley hired as Oregon State assistant coach
- December 07, 2017

Smith also formally announced three other on-field additions to his staff: former Colorado co-offensive coordinator Brian Lindgren (offensive coordinator), former Arizona offensive line coach Jim Michalczik (run game coordinator) and Jake Cookus, who will be the special teams coordinator after spending the past two seasons as an OSU quality control coach. (more...)
RB Leipzig's debut Champions League campaign over after Besiktas defeat RB Leipzig's debut Champions League campaign over after Besiktas defeat
- December 07, 2017

Kamil Glik and Radamel Falcao scored for the visitors, but they were unable to execute a comeback. The Turkish outfit has won both away games so far in this season's competition, running out 3-1 winners at Porto on matchday one and 2-1 in Monaco . (more...)
West Ham star surprisingly ready to sign a new contract West Ham star surprisingly ready to sign a new contract
- December 07, 2017

The goalkeeper is in his fifth season at West Ham and has been a regular between the sticks for much of that time, but has struggled for regular action in 2017. West Ham's tally of 10 points after 15 games is their lowest at this stage of a Premier League season. Mark Noble has given his support to Hammers boss David Moyes in quotes to Sky Sports . (more...)
Cubs sign starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood to 3-year deal Cubs sign starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood to 3-year deal
- December 07, 2017

Right-hander Tyler Chatwood and the Chicago Cubs have agreed to a $38 million, three-year contract. Meanwhile, Chatwood led the league with 15 losses last season, going 8-15 with one save and a 4.69 ERA in 33 appearances with the Rockies . (more...)
Eugenie Bouchard Met Up With Her Super Bowl Date Again Eugenie Bouchard Met Up With Her Super Bowl Date Again
- December 07, 2017

But on Wednesday, Bouchard tweeted this: "Look who came to visit me!" She took Goehrke to see Brooklyn Nets play the Milwaukee Bucks on February 16. Earlier this year Bouchard indicated she was going out with National Hockey League star Jordan Carron. Judging from Bouchard's latest post the two enjoyed a quieter time of it than their first date, snippets of which the 23-year-old uploaded online. (more...)
LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball signing with agent, will turn professional LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball signing with agent, will turn professional
- December 07, 2017

According to ESPN, the plan is now for both to play on the same team overseas. The move to sign with an agent confirms recent rumors that LaVar would attempt to find an overseas home for both of his youngest sons in an attempt to ready them for the National Basketball Association. (more...)
Tre'Davious White calls Rob Gronkowski's suspension 'a joke' Tre'Davious White calls Rob Gronkowski's suspension 'a joke'
- December 07, 2017

The 22-year-old LSU product, who Buffalo selected with the 27th overall pick in the 2017 National Football League draft, intercepted a Tom Brady pass intended for Gronkowski late in the fourth quarter of Sunday's game. We had three guys standing there. An audio clip of one Patriots radio commentators cheering on Rob for the hit has surfaced online, which you can see here. (more...)
Atletico crash out, Chelsea sink to second place Atletico crash out, Chelsea sink to second place
- December 07, 2017

The only other restrictions are that teams from the same country can not be drawn together at this stage, and teams from the same group can not meet. The draw means Atletico drop into the Europa League from the Champions League group stage for the first time since 2009/10, when they went on to win Europe's second-tier competition. (more...)
Guardiola hails 'big victory' for gritty City Guardiola hails 'big victory' for gritty City
- December 07, 2017

I understand. I am not judging but it is hard. It proved successful in the first half as City dominated possession but struggled to create clear-cut chances. It hasn't always been plain sailing for Pep Guardiola's side however, as on four occasions (Bournemouth, Huddersfield, Southampton, West Ham ) they've had to come back from a goal down, and on four occasions they've relied on late goals to secure all three points (Bournemouth, Huddersfield, Southampton, West Ham). (more...)
Steelers' Mike Mitchell Ranting About NFL Policing Hits Is Must Steelers' Mike Mitchell Ranting About NFL Policing Hits Is Must
- December 07, 2017

These comments stem from the penalties received by Bengals safety George Iloka and Steelers receiver Juju Smith Schuster during the game on Monday, both of which were extremely controversial in nature, and the latter of which resulted in Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict being carted off the field due to injury. (more...)
Cleveland Browns fire executive Vice President Sashi Brown Cleveland Browns fire executive Vice President Sashi Brown
- December 07, 2017

Brown, who was named the team's top executive by owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam during an overhaul following the 2015 season, was relieved of his duties on Thursday. The low point of Brown's 23-month tenure as the top football executive likely occurred on Halloween, when a failed trade with the Cincinnati Bengals resulted in the Browns getting widely criticized for not getting their paperwork sent prior to the league's 4 p.m. (more...)
Bradley Beal gets championship-like celebration after dropping career-high 51 points Bradley Beal gets championship-like celebration after dropping career-high 51 points
- December 07, 2017

Paul George scored 21 points, Steven Adams had 20 points and nine rebounds and Carmelo Anthony added 14 points and eight rebounds for the Thunder, who won their third straight. The Wizards look to bounce back from their biggest loss of the season when they take on the Portland Trail Blazers tonight at the Moda Center. The Blazers certainly don't want to give up another 123 points like they did at home to New Orleans their last time out. (more...)
Skier Lindsey Vonn says she'll represent USA at Olympics, not Trump Skier Lindsey Vonn says she'll represent USA at Olympics, not Trump
- December 07, 2017

Vonn claimed her gold medal in the downhill at the 2010 Vancouver Games and also added a bronze medal in the super-G despite battling a nasty bone bruise on her shin. "Absolutely not", Vonn told MacFarlane. "No". "I have to win to be invited. No, actually I think every US team member is invited.so no, I won't go". (more...)
Brussels loses #Euro2020 matches to Wembley Brussels loses #Euro2020 matches to Wembley
- December 07, 2017

The Eurostadium in Brussels was due to host four group matches and one Last 16 game, but it won't be ready in time so those matches have been reassigned to Wembley Stadium in London. It's an honour to be one of the 12 nations that will play a part in this prestigious "EURO for Europe" tournament and I would like to thank the UEFA Executive Committee for giving us the opportunity to stage these games. (more...)
Teen ski racer dies in hospital after Lake Louise crash Teen ski racer dies in hospital after Lake Louise crash
- December 07, 2017

Banff EMS and ski patrol worked for almost 30 minutes to stabilize the youth before being airlifted to Foothills hospital in Calgary in serious, life-threatening condition. "It's easy to forget just how risky ski racing can be", said Higgins, himself a former NorAm and NCAA skier. " The FIS alpine family is once again affected by a tragic loss. (more...)
No. 2 Kansas handed first defeat of season by Washington No. 2 Kansas handed first defeat of season by Washington
- December 07, 2017

His back-to-back 35-point explosions marked the first time since 1970 that a KU player scored 35 points or more in consecutive games. On the year, the Jayhawks are scoring 91.9 points per game. The Washington Huskies have upset on their minds.Washington knows this is a home away from home game for the Jayhawks , but are going to flex their Pac-12 muscle. (more...)
Around the NHL: Simmonds leads Flyers as they double up Oilers Around the NHL: Simmonds leads Flyers as they double up Oilers
- December 07, 2017

Jordan Weal , Dale Weise and Michael Raffl also scored for the Flyers (10-11-7), who won consecutive games for only the second time this season, coming on the heels of a 10-game losing skid. "I thought we had some good looks in the third, but couldn't capitalize". Weal had a different perspective on the goal. "Our forecheck was really good tonight in the neutral zone", Weal said. (more...)
Gus Malzahn Agrees to New Deal to Stay at Auburn Gus Malzahn Agrees to New Deal to Stay at Auburn
- December 07, 2017

Auburn was ranked second in the CFP poll but managed only 259 yards after piling up 488 in its November 11 rout of the Bulldogs. Jarrett Stidham capped the opening possession with s 6-yard scoring pass to Nate Craig-Myers, and Auburn pushed into position to extend its lead early in the second quarter. (more...)
GSP Doesn't Think He'll Fight At Middleweight Again GSP Doesn't Think He'll Fight At Middleweight Again
- December 07, 2017

Even with a clause written into his contract from the UFC that demanded he defend against interim champ Robert Whittaker, many expected him to win the belt and then drop it to return to the 170 pound weight class he spent his entire fighting career in. (more...)
The pots for Champions League last 16, first and second leg dates The pots for Champions League last 16, first and second leg dates
- December 07, 2017

United still sit eight points behind local rivals Manchester City in the Premier League, but could cut the gap in a crucial derby at Old Trafford on Sunday. Liverpool: Bayern Munich, FC Basel, FC Porto, Juventus , Real Madrid , Shakhtar Donetsk. It is also not possible for teams from the same country to be drawn against each other in this round. (more...)
Ranveer turns quirky policeman for upcoming film 'Simmba' Ranveer turns quirky policeman for upcoming film 'Simmba'
- December 07, 2017

Ranveer on the poster looks like a true tapori cop with bright red vest peeping out of the uniform, bright red sunglasses and a silver chain. The release date of SRK's film, directed by Aanand L Rai and also starring Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif, had been announced for Christmas, but now it's not clear if they would release on 21 or 28. (more...)
Rafael Palmeiro, 53, working on Major League Baseball return Rafael Palmeiro, 53, working on Major League Baseball return
- December 07, 2017

Despite the solid production that the 40-year-old had for over 20 seasons for the Chicago Cubs , Texas Rangers and Baltimore Orioles , his career ended unceremoniously. A return may offer an opportunity for Palmeiro to clear his name. Julio Franco became the oldest regular player in the league when he played 55 games for the Atlanta Braves and New York Mets in 2007 at the age of 49, hitting.222/.321/.289 with a home run and 16 RBI. (more...)
Real Madrid still searching for best form despite Dortmund win - Zidane
- December 07, 2017

Madrid's possible opponents in Monday's UCL round-of-16 draw are Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain, Roma, or Besiktas. "We will find a solution", Zidane said. "[Midfielder Marcos] Llorente knows this position, has played there before, we will see". On Keylor Navas' future, Zidane said that he was happy with the keeper's performance. (more...)
Pacers rally to beat Bulls Pacers rally to beat Bulls
- December 07, 2017

Pacers: Indiana's 39 points at halftime was a season low. But Indy's smothering defense in the game's final possession forced the Chicago to settle for a fading three-pointer as a Hail Mary attempt for the game. All five Pacers starters finished in double figures in the victory. Bojan Bogdanovic had 17 points for IN (14-11), and Darren Collison finished with 14. (more...)
Arsenal boss provides crucial injury update on German global Arsenal boss provides crucial injury update on German global
- December 07, 2017

Shkodran Mustafi picked up a thigh injury during the defeat to Manchester United last weekend so he's been ruled out but the German would have been rested even if fit. Having booked their place to the knock-out stage of the competition and with assurance of finishing as group leaders, Arsene Wenger will be expected to give some fringe players a chance to prove their worth in the outing. (more...)