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Sports Kohli keeps SA at bay
Author: 0 Kohli keeps SA at bay

Kohli brought up his 150 with a pull to the mid-wicket boundary and a sedate celebration followed as he kissed his India badge on the helmet and the locket he wears. Ashwin and Sharma were the two outstanding bowlers for the Indians; with the off-spinner picking up 4/113 in 38.5 overs, while Sharma, who replaced Bhuvneshwar Kumar, claimed 3/46 in 22 overs.

Author: 0 Zidane: Real Madrid must stay 'positive' despite shock Villarreal defeat

By contrast Zidane's side again looked a shambles tactically, in bad need of a shake-up given their lack of confidence and ideas. Real Madrid offloaded Rodriguez to Bayern Munich back in the summer after the Colombia worldwide failed to earn the trust of Zinedine Zidane.

Sports Josh McDaniels to take Indianapolis Colts coaching job
Author: 0 Josh McDaniels to take Indianapolis Colts coaching job

And he's had other opportunities: a few years ago, Jimmy Haslam wanted McDaniels to be the Cleveland Browns' head coach; last year, the San Francisco 49ers wanted McDaniels . The offensive coordinator is one of the hottest names out there and has been tied to the Colts previously , primarily due to the notion he could get Andrew Luck back on track - assuming Luck ever gets fully healthy again , of course.

Sports MLB Hot Stove trades: Giants reportedly acquire Andrew McCutchen from Pirates
Author: 0 MLB Hot Stove trades: Giants reportedly acquire Andrew McCutchen from Pirates

Center fielder Andrew McCutchen was traded Monday afternoon to the San Francisco Giants . This deal also comes on the heels of Pittsburgh sending ace starter Gerrit Cole to Houston over the weekend. A far cry from his MVP season (2013), sure, but solid nonetheless. In almost 6,000 plate appearance (5,829) with the Pirates, McCutchen produced a.291 batting average, 203 home runs, 725 RBI, while getting on-base at.379 clip and slugging.487.

Sports New Orleans Saints at Minnesota Vikings - 1/14/18 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Author: 0 New Orleans Saints at Minnesota Vikings - 1/14/18 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

But Bridgewater has not seen meaningful action in two years. Parise missed most of the first half of the season due to back surgery. We had read - or in some cases, written - that story countless times before. Scored 382 points, 40 offensive TD in 16 games in '17 (scored 327 points, 29 offensive TD in '16)...1,957 rushing yards in 16 games (122.3 YPG) in '17; NFL-low 1,205 rushing yards (75.3 YPG) in '16...

Sports Australia v England: Tourists will be 'ruthless' in ODI series - Jason Roy
Author: 0 Australia v England: Tourists will be 'ruthless' in ODI series - Jason Roy

This is also England's first win of the tour after a dismal Ashes performance. Joe Root (91 not out) played a fine supporting role in a mammoth third-wicket partnership of 221 as England pulled off the highest ODI chase in Melbourne easily, comfortably overhauling their opponents' total of 8/304 with seven balls to spare.

Sports Detroit Lions likely to land Matt Patricia as head coach
Author: 0 Detroit Lions likely to land Matt Patricia as head coach

With the Colts and Giants pursuing OC Josh McDaniels and LBs coach Brian Flores a finalist for the head job in Arizona, New England's coaching staff could look vastly different in 2018. "Ultimately, I'm the person in charge of football operation here at the Lions, and ultimately the record that we've had the last two years is on me".

Sports Curry-less Warriors blast Bucks
Author: 0 Curry-less Warriors blast Bucks

The Warriors , who were starting a five-game road trip, won their fourth straight against the Bucks and for the eighth time in the past nine matchups. "We are making a conscious effort". Curry has been dominant since returning from the injury on December 30, averaging 35.2 points and hitting 33 3-pointers (53.2 percent).

Sports Guardiola expects Manchester City response against Watford
Author: 0 Guardiola expects Manchester City response against Watford

For all the talk this season about Liverpool's "Fab Four", Mohamed Salah has been the standout player at Anfield, netting 23 times for the club in all competitions to equal a club record set by Roger Hunt for most goals in a campaign before the turn of the year.

Sports Messi shines again as Barcelona stroll into Cup quarters
Author: 0 Messi shines again as Barcelona stroll into Cup quarters

Valencia play Alaves and Atletico Madrid have been drawn against Sevilla. Messi scored a brace to put Barca 2-0 up after 15 minutes, both assisted by Alba, before the Argentine repaid the favour by picking out the Spanish left-back for their third.

Sports Yankees not out of the Gerrit Cole hunt yet
Author: 0 Yankees not out of the Gerrit Cole hunt yet

Cole, though, would give the Yankees a more proven arm, though one that doesn't come without some concern. "We have talked to several teams about possible trades", Luhnow told the Houston Chronicle . Pittsburgh selected Cole with the first overall pick in the 2011 draft . Pirates right-hander Gerrit Cole delivers a pitch during the first inning against the St.

Sports Signs pointing to Matt Patricia as Giants coach
Author: 0 Signs pointing to Matt Patricia as Giants coach

But he also met with the New York Giants last week, and now it appears Patricia is not only the favorite for that job, but prefers them over Detroit. Ever since it was announced that former Lions head coach Jim Caldwell was sacked, the talk has shifted to who the next head coach will be. However, Sports Illustrated's Peter King reported Wednesday that he's heard Patricia favors the Giants job.

Sports Dominant Johnson looks to close at Kapalua
Author: 0 Dominant Johnson looks to close at Kapalua

He obliterated the field. Matsuyama played his last seven holes in five-under par with the aid of an eagle on the par-five 15th, where he landed his approach shot 10 feet from the pin. Harman, who will play alongside Johnson in the final round, has to put aside his obvious driving disadvantage and focus on making birdies his own way.

Sports LaMarcus Aldridge stays hot with 30 points, 12 rebounds in Spurs' win
Author: 0 LaMarcus Aldridge stays hot with 30 points, 12 rebounds in Spurs' win

Kawhi Leonard seems to have the worst luck of all. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich told reporters after Sunday's 111-110 loss to the Blazers that Leonard suffered the shoulder injury in a win over the Phoenix Suns on Friday, when he scored 21 points in 29 minutes, but "I don't think it will be a while" before he returns, per ESPN.com's Michael C.

Sports Cameron Jordan pokes fun at Cam Newton after Saints' win
Author: 0 Cameron Jordan pokes fun at Cam Newton after Saints' win

The NFL revised the concussion protocol after Houston Texans QB Tom Savage was let back into a game following a hit that left him shaking on the ground, though the Texans were not fined. "Even if he was faking an injury to buy time, since he went down right after a massive head impact, the new National Football League concussion protocol dictates he had to go the locker room for a full evaluation", Nowinski wrote.

Sports Jacksonville's defence shuts down Buffalo to reach Divisional playoff game
Author: 0 Jacksonville's defence shuts down Buffalo to reach Divisional playoff game

Brees' touchdowns went for 80-yards to Ted Ginn and 9 yards to tight end Josh Hill. Stephen Hauschka's 31-yard field goal gave the Bills a 3-0 edge with 1:49 left in the first half. Atlanta's Michael Vick also did it against the St. Louis Rams in the 2004 playoffs. The Jaguars - who were playing in their first post-season match since 2007 - took the lead for the first time in the match after Bortles found tightend Ben Koyack to complete a 15-play for 86 yards in the third quarter.

Sports Packers hiring Brian Gutekunst as general manager
Author: 0 Packers hiring Brian Gutekunst as general manager

The Packers have had a busy offseason so far, with former GM Ted Thompson moving to a new role as senior advisor to football operations and coach Mike McCarthy getting a two-year extension. Green Bay reached the postseason every year from 2009-16 - one season shy of the National Football League record - before having that string snapped after this year's 7-9 campaign.

Sports Chris Sutton predicts Nottingham Forest v Arsenal FA Cup tie
Author: 0 Chris Sutton predicts Nottingham Forest v Arsenal FA Cup tie

When Arsenal kick off their defence of the FA Cup with a trip to Nottingham Forest today, they will do so without Arsene Wenger in the away dugout. Wenger takes his Arsenal side to Nottingham Forest determined to fight for the second chance that an FA Cup replay gives ALL clubs. Theo Walcott has hardly featured for the visitors this season in the Premier League although he remains a threat in the cup competitions for coach Arsène Wenger's men, with four goals in eight ...

Sports Panthers running backs cut wrestling promo for Saints playoff
Author: 0 Panthers running backs cut wrestling promo for Saints playoff

Fellow running back Mark Ingram , wide receivers Ted Ginn , Tommylee Lewis and former Saints turned Cardinals back Adrian Peterson also created trouble, gaining 203 additional yards. When New Orleans topped Carolina by 10 in the dome in Week 13, it ended a Panthers four-game winning streak and was one of only two losses in Carolina's past nine games.

Author: 0 Falcons face Rams in NFC Wild Card game

The Falcons also released their official injury report late Friday evening and that club reported all of its players as available for Saturday. They are a young team and Goff, just in his second season, hooked up with rookie receiver Cooper Kupp for a second-quarter touchdown pass.

Sports Freezing drizzle, light freezing rain possible Sunday morning
Author: 0 Freezing drizzle, light freezing rain possible Sunday morning

Because of this, NWS has issued a winter weather advisory from noon Sunday to 3 a.m. Monday for all of the metro-east, as well as a good chunk of southwest IL and east-central and southeast Missouri. With very cold roadways from the recent cold spell, a light glazing of ice will be possible before air temperatures warm above freezing by early afternoon.

Sports 'Unfinished business': Raiders announce Jon Gruden's return
Author: 0 'Unfinished business': Raiders announce Jon Gruden's return

The announcement comes less than a week after the Raiders fired head coach Jack Del Rio on Sunday. Jon Gruden will be introduced Tuesday as the new coach of the Raiders. But there has been mostly a run of losing seasons under nine coaches as only the Cleveland Browns had lost more games during Gruden's 16-year absence than the Raiders.

Sports Manchester United v Derby County
Author: 0 Manchester United v Derby County

The 25-year-old was named United's player of the month for December, and scored the second goal for them in the 2-0 victory at Everton on New Year's Day. Scott Carson , Tom Huddlestone and Andreas Weimann also start, while Matej Vydra is on the substitute bench with David Nugent . Manchester United had the first attempt on goal through captain Pogba firing a straight shot at Carson in the second minute.

Sports Barkley to have Chelsea medical today
Author: 0 Barkley to have Chelsea medical today

Chelsea are closing in on a £15million deal for Everton midfielder Ross Barkley and could confirm the move before the weekend, according to reports . The stories emerged a day after Everton manager Sam Allardyce told reporters the club had accepted they would lose the midfielder during the January transfer window.

Sports Jon Gruden to the Raiders is done
Author: 0 Jon Gruden to the Raiders is done

In his first two seasons as the Raiders head coach, Del Rio was seen as a messiah of sorts , taking a team that had a total of eleven wins over the course of the three years before, to a team with a 7-9 record in 2016 and an even better 12-4 in 2016.

Sports Why the Raiders fired head coach Jack Del Rio
Author: 0 Why the Raiders fired head coach Jack Del Rio

Secondly, he would be inheriting a young, dynamic quarterback in Derek Carr and he gets to be the coach of a franchise headed to Las Vegas in 2020. Now in the market for a new head coach, the Raiders figure to be focused on finding a boss who can maximize the deep pool of talent they've collected on that side of the ball over the past few years.

Author: 0 Texans GM Rick Smith takes leave of absence

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter , Smith has spent much of the 2017 season tending to his wife while she undergoes treatments in Arizona. "They put in a lot of time, they put it on the line for us in a pretty violent game and so that means a lot to me when they say that".

Sports Why Eagles-Cowboys Still Matters
Author: 0 Why Eagles-Cowboys Still Matters

Defensively, I don't believe that Doug Pederson should play his starters at all on Sunday. And they can sweep their six divisional matchups for the first time since 2004. It's time to find out what all the commotion is about. Expect players who are a little banged up right now to take a seat this week. Brandon Graham seemed to hurt his ankle Monday and is already out for Sunday's game.

Sports Vice President Joseph Boakai concedes defeat to George Weah
Author: 0 Vice President Joseph Boakai concedes defeat to George Weah

The White House called the vote "a major milestone for Liberia's democracy" while UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres applauded "all Liberians for the successful completion of the elections process, which was conducted in a peaceful environment".

Sports James Franklin hurting from punch to ribs from Penn State QB
Author: 0 James Franklin hurting from punch to ribs from Penn State QB

McSorley must have a big day through the air, and that could be tough because Washington only allows 185 yards passing per game . Washington had the nation's top run defense during the regular season, allowing 92 yards per game , but Barkley matched that on one run in the second quarter.

Sports Bulldogs rally over Louisville in TaxSlayer Bowl
Author: 0 Bulldogs rally over Louisville in TaxSlayer Bowl

The Bulldogs (8-4), led by interim coach Greg Knox, takes on Louisville (8-4) and stud quarterback Lamar Jackson . Players ripped off jerseys in 50-degree temperatures and danced in the end zone. He also had a flip pass to Jaylen Smith for a score. No. 24 MSU (8-4) will meet Louisville (8-4) in the TaxSlayer Bowl 11 a.m. Saturday (ESPN) at EverBank Field, doing so just two days after the Alamo Bowl featured 76 combined points and is far from alone in shootout status.

Sports MLB Free Agency: Colorado Rockies sign Wade Davis
Author: 0 MLB Free Agency: Colorado Rockies sign Wade Davis

Davis was an All-Star each of the past three seasons, with the Chicago Cubs this year and the Kansas City Royals the two years before that. That postseason, Davis went a ideal 4/4 on save opportunities, giving up zero earned runs in over 10 innings on his way to claiming the Babe Ruth award, given to the most valuable player in the playoffs.

Sports Plane makes U-turn for carrying wrong passenger
Author: 0 Plane makes U-turn for carrying wrong passenger

A statement from the airline says the pilot chose to return to the originating airport as part of the airline's security procedures. Model Chrissy Teigen said in a tweet that she and her husband John Legend , a singer and actor, were on the flight.

Sports Liverpool Thrash Swansea, Return To EPL Top Four
Author: 0 Liverpool Thrash Swansea, Return To EPL Top Four

Jurgen Klopp has admitted bowing to external pressures to start Trent Alexander-Arnold in Tuesday's 5-0 demolition of Swansea City, following a meeting with the full-back's mother. "It is very tough when you go up to Anfield, I've experienced it as a player". As players, we've all been in situations where it's hard afternoons, but you still remain professional and do the right things and do the right job for the team.

Sports James Harrison visiting with Patriots Tuesday
Author: 0 James Harrison visiting with Patriots Tuesday

A day before, Tomlin had said following Pittsburgh's 34-6 win over Houston that clinched a first-round playoff bye that hard decisions such as this are "just life in football". Watt. He has one sack this season. To make room for Harrison , the Patriots have released linebacker Trevor Reilly . The Patriots and Steelers are now vying for the top seed in the AFC, while the Ravens now sit in one of the AFC's Wild Card spot heading into Week 17.

Sports Steelers vs. Texans: 4 bold predictions sure to go wrong
Author: 0 Steelers vs. Texans: 4 bold predictions sure to go wrong

What this means for T.J. Yates: Through 25 minutes of play, he's completed as many passes to Texans receivers (one) as Steelers cornerbacks . The Steelers recorded first downs on their initial four snaps, quickly covering 57 yards before bogging down in the red zone.

Sports Cleveland Browns: Josh Rosen reportedly undecided on entering the draft
Author: 0 Cleveland Browns: Josh Rosen reportedly undecided on entering the draft

Rosen has reportedly expressed concern about landing in Cleveland, which takes its 0-14 record to Chicago on Sunday. He said the Giants would be preferable to the Browns, a source told ESPN . "I am looking forward to this game", Fisch said. Since returning to the National Football League in 1999, the Browns have yet to find a quarterback and in recent years they notably whiffed on Carson Wentz and Deshaun Watson in successive drafts .

Sports Box of manure addressed to Treasury secretary
Author: 0 Box of manure addressed to Treasury secretary

The Los Angeles Police Department's bomb squad was dispatched to the Bel-Air neighborhood of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin after receiving a report of a suspicious package addressed to the federal official. Warmest Wishes, The American People. L.A. psychologist Robby Strong provided AL.com with convincing evidence that he is the man behind the now-infamous incident, which attracted the LAPD's bomb squad and other law enforcement personnel to Mnuchin's home in the city's Bel Air ...

Sports Kane Hits Hat-trick, Equals Shearer's Record as Spurs Thrash Burnley
Author: 0 Kane Hits Hat-trick, Equals Shearer's Record as Spurs Thrash Burnley

England global Harry Kane netted his 34th, 35th and 36th league goals of 2017 to equal Shearer's 1995 mark as Spurs thrashed Burnley on Saturday to move up to fifth in the table. Kane's first goal came from the penalty spot after a controversial decision to give a foul on Dele Alli when there was only minimal contact. "It's a nice present that's for sure".

Sports Klopp defends Liverpool after Arsenal draw
Author: 0 Klopp defends Liverpool after Arsenal draw

He was replaced by James Milner . Mignolet was particularly at fault when he was beaten by Granit Xhaka's long-range strike as Arsenal equalised during the thrilling Premier League clash at The Emirates. Manchester City lead the points table with 55 points in 19 games followed by Manchester United (41), Chelsea (39), Liverpool (35) and Arsenal (34).

Sports South Florida scores late TD to outlast Texas Tech in Birmingham Bowl
Author: 0 South Florida scores late TD to outlast Texas Tech in Birmingham Bowl

Texas Tech is 2-5 against the spread in its last seven games overall, is 2-7 against the number in its last nine bowl games and is 1-4 at the betting window in its last five games versus a team with a winning record. Texas Tech's defense started the Birmingham Bowl well. This time the Red Raiders couldn't seal the deal. Still, Shimonek put Texas Tech in a position to win, but the Red Raiders' defense just couldn't contain Quinton Flowers on the other side of the ball.

Sports India's Rohit equals record for fastest T20 century
Author: 0 India's Rohit equals record for fastest T20 century

Indore: India registered 14 straight series win across all formats by winning the second Twenty 20 global (T20I) against Sri Lanka by 88 runs at the Holkar Cricket Stadium here on Friday. During his innings Rahul hit five boundaries and eight sixes. India's total of 260/5 is the second highest team total in T20Is after Australia's 263 vs Sri Lanka in 2016.

Sports Arsene Wenger Goes Long Ball Against Liverpool - Jurgen Klopp
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger Goes Long Ball Against Liverpool - Jurgen Klopp

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech described the 4-0 loss to Liverpool earlier this season as one of his worst experiences as a player, and Wenger says this week's match is a chance for his team to respond. "Luck is always involved in this, we aren't responsible for all the injuries, you can not avoid that", he added. We have to be ready for a different challenge on Friday.

Sports Terry Rozier's unexpected steal and dunk lift Celtics over Pacers
Author: 0 Terry Rozier's unexpected steal and dunk lift Celtics over Pacers

Terry Rozier makes a go-ahead dunk in the final seconds of the Celtics' 112-111 victory over the Pacers in Indianapolis. Irving stepped out to the left corner for a 3-pointer, cutting the IN lead to 107-105 with 27.5 seconds left. But when Bogdanovic cut the Celtics lead to five points with a trey, Larkin answered with back-to-back hoops off a backdoor cut and a 15-footer. "It was just a insane game".

Sports Hearts end Celtic's 69-game unbeaten domestic run in emphatic style
Author: 0 Hearts end Celtic's 69-game unbeaten domestic run in emphatic style

Inside and around him, individual errors from colleagues were central to the Hearts goals. A much-changed home side surged into a two-goal interval lead when the 16-year-old Harry Cochrane fired in his first goal for the Edinburgh club in the 26th minute before the former Rangers striker Kyle Lafferty added a second with a fine finish nine minutes later.

Sports Foles throws 4 TDs as Eagles hold off Giants
Author: 0 Foles throws 4 TDs as Eagles hold off Giants

As a defense, we know what we did today wasn't good enough. "He was calm the whole time, like we knew he would be". Foles helped his team clinch a first-round bye in the playoffs. But linebacker Najee Goode drew a flag for a neutral zone infraction on the punt, which allowed NY to extend its drive and score. "It's stuff like that when you play good teams - real good teams - it's going to put you in a bind to win that game", Bradham said.

Sports Antoine Griezmann blasted by fans for dressing up as black basketball player
Author: 0 Antoine Griezmann blasted by fans for dressing up as black basketball player

The family of the 26-year-old Atletico Madrid striker are said to have met with Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu to finalise personal terms ahead of the France global moving to the Camp Nou next summer. Speculation regarding a potential move away from Diego Simeone's side have continued since October, when Mundo Deportivo reported that Barcelona were ready to battle United for his services.

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