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Lakers expect Ingram back vs. Grizzlies Lakers expect Ingram back vs. Grizzlies
- December 28, 2017

The 20-year-old is putting together a strong second campaign averaging 16.0 points on 44.7 percent shooting from the field and 34 percent from beyond the arc along with 5.5 rebounds, and 3.3 assists while starting all 30 games he has played this season. (more...)
Cactus Bowl notebook: Risner announces return; Rosen's absence a doctor's decision Cactus Bowl notebook: Risner announces return; Rosen's absence a doctor's decision
- December 28, 2017

Bill Snyder has coached Kansas State for 26 seasons, returning once from retirement to coach at the stadium that bears his name. The Wildcats won the last meeting over the Bruins, 31-22 in 2010. Rosen's absence hurt UCLA and certainly played a role in its struggles on third down and general offensive efficiency, but this was still a game that the Bruins led 17-7 at halftime. (more...)
Andy Murray takes it slow after injury woes Andy Murray takes it slow after injury woes
- December 28, 2017

Three-time Abu Dhabi victor Djokovic joins a six-strong field that also features Dominic Thiem , Kevin Anderson, Pablo Carreno Busta, Roberto Bautista Agut and Andrey Rublev. "And it was a great lesson to learn to be honest". "And it was a somewhat necessary experience because I got maybe too comfortable with not having major injuries". (more...)
India conducts successful test of Advanced Air Defence missile in Odisha India conducts successful test of Advanced Air Defence missile in Odisha
- December 28, 2017

India today successfully tested a "Star Wars"-like system of an incoming enemy missile being destroyed by another missile". The DRDO termed it a "brilliant" mission and success in a row. The target missile, which the AAD missile was able to intercept, was a Prithvi missile (a tactical surface-to-surface short-range ballistic missile, also developed by DRDO) that was launched from launch complex 3 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) in Chandipur. (more...)
Day-night Test unlikely in 2019 Ashes - Harrison Day-night Test unlikely in 2019 Ashes - Harrison
- December 28, 2017

A dropped catch from the most unlikely of sources helped England reach 2-192 at stumps on day two of the fourth Ashes Test. However, Cook's hundred, coupled with a composed 49* from captain, Joe Root - a stand of 112, kept the tourists very much in this particular contest. (more...)
Kansas City Chiefs: Andy Reid says QB Patrick Mahomes to start
- December 28, 2017

Patrick Mahomes will finally get his shot at becoming the starting quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs this Sunday. That means quarterback Alex Smith will sit, and Mahomes, the rookie gunslinger chosen ahead of Deshaun Watson, will get to start. (more...)
Detroit Red Wings at New Jersey Devils live chat Detroit Red Wings at New Jersey Devils live chat
- December 28, 2017

Hischier, the top pick in the 2017 draft, scored twice in the first period, the second two-goal game of his young career, to give the Devils a 2-0 lead. But the Red Wings couldn't do anything with the three power plays, the last one toward the end of the first period - after Hischier high-sticked Dylan Larkin - producing the most pressure. (more...)
Josh Johnson Signed by Texans with Taylor Heinicke in Concussion Protocol Josh Johnson Signed by Texans with Taylor Heinicke in Concussion Protocol
- December 28, 2017

He was evaluated throughout halftime, but not cleared to return to the game, extending Heinicke's cameo into a full drive to start the second half. The qb-by-defualt also sustained another two sacks in the second half, for a total of seven for the Steelers defense; team leaders said both quarterbacks underwent further concussion testing this week to evaluate if either of them should play in the season's final game at Indianapolis now scheduled for New Year's Eve. (more...)
Everton 'agree £25m deal' for Besiktas striker Everton 'agree £25m deal' for Besiktas striker
- December 28, 2017

However, he has been able to find the net on a regular base in the Turkish Super Lig . Everton , who drew 0-0 with West Brom on Boxing Day, have scored 24 goals in 20 Premier League games this season. Everton certainly could use some help in the forward ranks with a worn out Dominic Calvert-Lewin having featured in every game so far, while Oumar Niasse and Sandro Ramirez have not shown they can carry the workload as yet. (more...)
Man Utd hope as Barcelona consider alternatives for Griezmann Man Utd hope as Barcelona consider alternatives for Griezmann
- December 28, 2017

The Signal Iduna side have come under enormous pressure from fans and critics alike and manager Peter Bosz has even been fired. The Red Devils were heavily linked with a move to sign the France worldwide from La Liga giants Atletico Madrid in the summer. (more...)
Saudi Arabia bans Israeli chess players from world tournament, sparking outrage
- December 28, 2017

Eizenberg said the Israeli federation is demanding that Saudi Arabia not be allowed to host the tournament in the next two years, as it is supposed to do. The statement added that Saudi authorities had proposed that for security reasons the Qatari players should play under the organization's flag, but that the issue was resolved and the Qatar Chess Association was informed that their players would play under their own flag. (more...)
Three Things to Watch: Bulls battle Kristaps and the Knicks Three Things to Watch: Bulls battle Kristaps and the Knicks
- December 28, 2017

Kris Dunn scored 17 points, including two clutch free throws in the final seconds, and the surging Bulls rallied to beat the New York Knicks 92-87 on Wednesday. With the score tied at 86 and both teams blowing opportunity after opportunity, Dunn found Markkanen down the court for a go-ahead dunk with 39.2 seconds left. (more...)
Frank Gore Supports Andrew Luck After Injury Frank Gore Supports Andrew Luck After Injury
- December 28, 2017

Gore is leaving open the possibility of returning to the Colts - if they'll re-sign him - because of quarterback Andrew Luck . If that's the case, it sounds like Frank Gore could be back in Indianapolis for his fourth season with the Colts. (more...)
Three Longhorns suspended, received't play in Texas Bowl Three Longhorns suspended, received't play in Texas Bowl
- December 28, 2017

Locke III forced the normally sure-handed Ish Witter to cough it up at the Mizzou 31. As Texas wandered through the college football desert the last three years, there were times you wondered if the Longhorns would ever find their way back. (more...)
Simply Ned & Whiskey Sour win Grade 1 races at Leopardstown Simply Ned & Whiskey Sour win Grade 1 races at Leopardstown
- December 28, 2017

Whiskey Sour, from the Willie Mullins stable, was the eventual victor of the €50,000 first prize. The Willie Mullins-trained 2-7 favourite Min was first past the post in the two mile one furlong Paddy's Reward's Club Chase, but with only half a length to spare. (more...)
Slow starts, poor results: That's the Charlotte Hornets in December Slow starts, poor results: That's the Charlotte Hornets in December
- December 28, 2017

Rozier opened the fourth with his third trey of the night and Horford followed from 15 feet. The Hornets allowed 60 points in the first half, but only 42 in the second. Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving finished with 21 points and eight assists . Dwight Howard grabbed a double-double with 12 points and 17 boards. He fumbled the ball a couple of times and even inadvertently ran out of bounds with the basketball after bouncing off of Baynes. (more...)
Overseas tours will 'define' India - Shastri Overseas tours will 'define' India - Shastri
- December 28, 2017

India's batsmen don't mind pace and swing troubles them more than bounce does. In 2009, Rohit Sharma played 16 IPL matches in South Africa and Wriddhiman Saha featured in eight games. We did well in England. The nucleus has been the same, so that should help a long way. Ahead of the team's departure, India captain Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri addressed the media and talked about the challenge of playing overseas, the conditions they will get in South Africa, mindset of the team and more. (more...)
Katrina Kaif joins Salman Khan for his birthday bash Katrina Kaif joins Salman Khan for his birthday bash
- December 28, 2017

What better gift for superstar Salman Khan than his venture Tiger Zinda Hai rocking the Box Office windows worldwide. Aamir Khan, Athiya Shetty, Varun Dhawan all wished Salman on his birthday and also congratulated him for his success in Tiger Zinda Hai . (more...)
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) Analysts See $0.67 EPS
- December 28, 2017

Shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (NYSE:BMY) traded up $0.42 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $61.68. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company had an earnings per share growth of 4.20% in the last 5 years. Finally, Citigroup upped their target price on Bristol-Myers Squibb to $72.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. (more...)
Blackhawks Place Corey Crawford On Injured Reserve Blackhawks Place Corey Crawford On Injured Reserve
- December 28, 2017

When he returned from his last injury, a lower-body ailment, Crawford helped the Hawks snap a five-game losing streak during a 3-2 overtime win against the Sabres. The Blackhawks will again look to Anton Forsberg to pick up the slack in Crawford's absence. But Berube has been out with an injury of his own for the IceHogs. (more...)
Burnley boss Dyche: Mourinho's Man Utd know how to win Burnley boss Dyche: Mourinho's Man Utd know how to win
- December 28, 2017

And Lingard finished as United's hero when he fired into the bottom corner in the first minute of stoppage-time. Jose Mourinho admitted that it was a game his side "should have won", but he was in a forgiving mood after the game. Marcos Alonso's header in the 60th minute doubled Chelsea's advantage and saw them move one point behind second-placed Manchester United . "Morata is our number nine and is important". (more...)
UM, South Carolina Players Clash in Tampa Five Days Before Outback Bowl
- December 28, 2017

Trash talk ensued during the competition, after the Gamecocks were declared winners the two teams met near the center of the building. The Jan. 1 opponents were there for a bowl-sponsored bowling event, which SC won in head-to-head competition. (more...)
With eye on playoffs, Pats beat Bills 37-16 With eye on playoffs, Pats beat Bills 37-16
- December 28, 2017

It's after Thanksgiving, where the games really count. "He's a beast for his size", Gronkowski said after Sunday's over the at Gillette Stadium. "I guess they had good schemes, you know what I'm saying?" That was the same magnitude of a victory. (more...)
LSU likely to split with offensive coordinator Matt Canada after one year LSU likely to split with offensive coordinator Matt Canada after one year
- December 28, 2017

The highest-paid offensive coordinator in college football may not get a second year to implement his system at LSU as the Tigers are planning to split with Matt Canada after the Citrus Bowl, according to The Daily Advertiser and The Advocate . (more...)
Iowa rallies in second half to beat Boston College in Pinstripe Bowl Iowa rallies in second half to beat Boston College in Pinstripe Bowl
- December 28, 2017

Boston College controlled the entirety of the first half, while Iowa dictated the terms in the second half. The win is surely to give Iowa a confidence boost as they now prepare for the 2018 season, which is sure to be an exciting one in Iowa City. (more...)
Coyotes C Zac Rinaldo suspended for sucker punch Coyotes C Zac Rinaldo suspended for sucker punch
- December 28, 2017

Rinaldo waived his right to an in-person hearing, instead having it over the phone Wednesday afternoon. The punch ignited an ugly brawl and the National Hockey League said Rinaldo's suspension for a punch to an unsuspecting opponent. In 306 career National Hockey League games, Rinaldo has scored 11 goals. Rinaldo hasn't made much of a statistical impact for the Coyotes this season. (more...)
Local Unemployment Rates Up Compared To Last Year Local Unemployment Rates Up Compared To Last Year
- December 28, 2017

Oregon's statewide unemployment rate in November was 4.2 percent, down from 4.3 percent the previous month. The rate was below the year-ago estimate of 7.8 percent. The Texas economy added 54,500 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in November. All of Alabama's larger population centers reported increases in unemployment during the month of November. (more...)
Get used to air force drills: China Get used to air force drills: China
- December 28, 2017

Beijing has stepped up drills around the island since Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen took office past year, as she refuses to acknowledge both sides are part of "one China". Tsai says she wants to preserve peace with China but will defend Taiwan's security and way of life. The support of the USA is key for Taiwan to deter China, although the island has developed a weapons programme, apart from a cyber army command with 1,000 members, according to defence sources. (more...)
Harris, Pistons pound Pacers Harris, Pistons pound Pacers
- December 28, 2017

After the game, Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy told reporters that x-rays were negative on Jackson's ankle, and that he would undergo an MRI on Wednesday. Reggie Bullock now ranks in the 89th percentile in overall offense (points per possession). The Pistons are 10-0 at home when leading after three quarters. (more...)
Christian Kirksey: Hue Jackson hasn't lost locker room Christian Kirksey: Hue Jackson hasn't lost locker room
- December 28, 2017

In his weekly press conference, Jackson confirmed he will indeed jump into Lake Erie as he promised during the preseason. "I got to", he said. Jackson stressed that dynamic as the Browns prepare for their arch rival and glean bright spots from an otherwise frustrating and sometimes dispiriting campaign. (more...)