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Sport Chelsea v Barcelona Drawn Together In Champions League
Author: 0 Chelsea v Barcelona Drawn Together In Champions League

That quintet suffered just three defeats between them in the group stage and scored 80 goals in total, while reigning English champions Chelsea were the only team not to win their group. "This league is not simple to reach the top four positions". I repeat, we have our target to try to play for one of the four places in next season's Champions League .

Sport Three terrorists gunned down by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir
Author: 0 Three terrorists gunned down by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir

This came in the wake three Lashker-e-Taiba militants, including two Pakistanis, allegedly responsible for carrying out an attack on Amarnath pilgrims in July this year, were killed in an encounter in South Kashmir on December 5. "During search operation, terrorists hiding in the house of one Abdul Hamid Mir fired upon the joint search party", a police spokesperson said, adding that the fire was retaliated, ensuing an encounter.

Sport LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball In 'Serious Discussions' With Lithuanian Basketball Team
Author: 0 LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball In 'Serious Discussions' With Lithuanian Basketball Team

Though LaMelo was committed to UCLA, LaVar did not seem concerned about preserving his youngest son's amateur status anyhow, which made it potentially unlikely for him to eventually have a college career. Vytautuas has sparingly signed American players in the past decade, only ex-Vanderbilt guard Brad Tinsley. The club plays in a 1,700-seat arena; 500 of those seats are reserved for team sponsors and their friends.

Sport Tearful Josh McCown takes to podium after breaking hand
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Bryce Petty will take over as the starter, beginning with Sunday's game at the Saints (9-4). This goes along somewhat with reports we've heard in recent weeks from Mike Klis in Denver , who has been skeptical (at best) that the Broncos would fire Joseph at the end of the season.

Sport Virushka Wedding: Confirmed! Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma tie the knot, see photos
Author: 0 Virushka Wedding: Confirmed! Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma tie the knot, see photos

A statement sent to journalists said the wedding had been attended by close family and a few friends as "they wished their wedding to be a very private affair". Virat stays on to play a series there, Anushka returns to resume work on her film with Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif. Here's one more click of the dashing Virat Kohli! Rumours were that Anushka and Virat, both of them 29, were already married were prompted a tweet posted by a sports journalist over the weekend.

Sport Shea Patterson announces transfer commitment to MI
Author: 0 Shea Patterson announces transfer commitment to MI

Because of NCAA sanctions against the Ole Miss program, players who would have been seniors for the Rebels next season can transfer without penalty. Patterson announced Monday on Twitter that he's transferring to MI. Patterson, who was recruited to Ole Miss by former coach Hugh Freeze, ends his time in Oxford with 3,139 passing yards and 23 touchdown passes through portions of two seasons.

Sport Liverpool's Mohamed Salah wins 2017 African Player of the Year
Author: 0 Liverpool's Mohamed Salah wins 2017 African Player of the Year

I feel like I had a great year, so I'm very happy'. "Last season I had a very good season with Roma , so I need to thank my teammates [there] and also my teammates in the national team". "I work hard and try to be different from them". "It's well-deserved", Jurgen Klopp told the BBC . The former Chelsea star had a hand in every goal they scored, with five goals and two assists.

Sport USGA and The R&A to adopt Local Rule to eliminate scorecard penalty
Author: 0 USGA and The R&A to adopt Local Rule to eliminate scorecard penalty

Players no longer will be penalized two shots for an incorrect scorecard if they were not aware of a rules violation when they signed their card. It's part of a new standard for using TV evidence. The USGA have moved to scrap one of the most unpopular rules in golf: rules violations pointed out by callers who have watched it on television. Thompson lost the tournament in a playoff.

Sport Stanton Passes Physical, Yankees' Trade With Marlins Complete
Author: 0 Stanton Passes Physical, Yankees' Trade With Marlins Complete

The Yankees announced on Monday that they had acquired Stanton and cash considerations from the Marlins for infielder Starlin Castro , right-hander Jorge Guzman and infielder Jose Devers . Stanton led the majors with 59 home runs and 132 RBIs last season. The Yankees' payroll for purposes of baseball's luxury tax was about $209 million this year, and owner Hal Steinbrenner has vowed to reduce it below next year's $197 million threshold, which would reset the team's base tax rate from 50 ...

Sport NFL, Verizon Connect on Streaming Deal
Author: 0 NFL, Verizon Connect on Streaming Deal

Various estimates pegged the 5-year deal at over $2 billion, with Verizon paying roughly $400 million to $450 million annually vs. the $250 million it paid under the previous contract. The NFL has slowly, over time, offered more streaming options to various partners. "Starting with the upcoming playoffs and for seasons to come, live National Football League action directly on your mobile device - regardless of carrier - will give millions of fans additional ways to follow their ...

Sport Arsenal drawn against Swedish side Ostersunds FK in Europa League last 32
Author: 0 Arsenal drawn against Swedish side Ostersunds FK in Europa League last 32

The draw for the knockout stage of the Europa League takes place today at midday, at UEFA headquarters in Noyn, Switzerland. Ostersund will be in the midst of preseason when the tie takes place in February, with the Allsvenskan only getting underway in April, but their English coach Graham Potter told his club's official website he thinks it is a "fantastic draw".

Sport Afghanistan Cricket Team To Play Test Against India
Author: 0 Afghanistan Cricket Team To Play Test Against India

There had been some confusion over the schedule for India's tour of South Africa , with both boards holding discussions since the beginning of the year. Eventually, even the New Year's Test which is traditionally played from January 2 in Cape Town was pushed back to January 5. India will get to play the home series before the event of the respective format.

Sport Former Tigers Trammell and Morris Head to Cooperstown
Author: 0 Former Tigers Trammell and Morris Head to Cooperstown

The two players were the only ones chosen by the Hall of Fame's Modern Era committee Sunday and will join the Hall's class of 2018 next summer. Morris was named on 14 of 16 ballots (87.5 percent) while Trammell was named on 13 of 16 ballots (81.3 percent), with both clearing the 75-percent threshold necessary for election.

Sport Fantastic Ederson Double Save Sends Manchester City Eleven Points Clear
Author: 0 Fantastic Ederson Double Save Sends Manchester City Eleven Points Clear

The Spaniard also responded to comments from his United counterpart Jose Mourinho who had blamed the referee's failure to give his team a penalty for the loss. United's rearguard action against Arsenal saw them return from North London with all three points, therefore starting this match eight adrift of City at the top.

Sport Chicago Cubs Sign Brandon Morrow
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Unfortunately, Morrow was not as good in the World Series. While Morrow has never served as a team's main closing option, he proved last season that he could be counted on with games on the line. This signing follows the acquisition of free agent starter Tyler Chatwood , boosting a starting rotation that will now be sans former Cy Young award victor Jake Arrieta .

Sport Duckett suspended for drunken misdeed
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Ben Duckett escaped the axe from England Lions' tour of Australia but was left to take the blame for a night out on which other players were committing the same trivial if childish offence - pouring drinks over each other. It was also the first time they were no longer subject to a midnight curfew, imposed by European Central Bank director Andrew Strauss at the end of last month in response to the embarrassment caused by Bairstow's unusual but benign method of introducing himself to Bancroft.

Sport Giants downed by Cowboys 30-10: Instant analysis
Author: 0 Giants downed by Cowboys 30-10: Instant analysis

But by halftime, the team were even at 10-all. The Giants' defense, which had held firm through three quarters of the game, had no answers for the Cowboys in the fourth quarter. "I wouldn't say we were desperate". I understand drops are part of the game. After a punt, Rod Smith scored on an 81-yard pass play on third down with 4:08 to play and he closed out the scoring with 2:57 to play with his run on a play that looked as if no one on the Giants wanted to tackle him.

Sport Jets suffer historically inept loss, could be losing control of season
Author: 0 Jets suffer historically inept loss, could be losing control of season

The Broncos looked good all day. As a team the Jets failed to gain 100 yards of total offense in the first three quarters, and they managed just six first downs. Trevor Siemian threw for 200 yards and his favorite target was Thomas, who caught eight passes for 93 yards and a touchdown as the Broncos (4-9) avoided tying their franchise futility record of nine consecutive losses set way back in 1967.

Sport Carson Wentz injured, leaves game early against LA Rams
Author: 0 Carson Wentz injured, leaves game early against LA Rams

Wentz injured his knee on a third-quarter touchdown run, but Foles, the one-time Rams quarterback, led a 10-play, 52-yard drive that resulted in a field goal and cut the Rams' lead to 35-34. The Eagles answered right back as Carson Wentz quickly found tight end Brent Celek to tie the game at 7-7. So far this year, Wentz has put together what many consider an MVP-worthy season, and just before he left the sideline he had thrown for his 33 touchdown of the season , setting a new ...

Sport Athletes pledge support for young boy after tearful bullying video goes viral
Author: 0 Athletes pledge support for young boy after tearful bullying video goes viral

Middle schooler Keaton Jones is captured on video by his mother, Kimberly Jones , tearing up as he recounts incidents of bullying that have happened to him and other students at his school, which is located in East Tennessee . "Our life is shaped by our mind; we become what we think". It didn't take long for the video to make an impact. The video of the boy talking about his experience has recently gone viral , and a number of other WWE Superstars have commented on the video, offering ...

Sport Josh Gordon scores first touchdown in four years
Author: 0 Josh Gordon scores first touchdown in four years

The Browns forced a punt with 5:22 left the next time Green Bay had the ball, but could not run out the clock. But the Packers potentially kept their season alive long enough to give Aaron Rodgers a chance to return in Week 15 - pending a CT scan scheduled for this week on his broken right collarbone - and rescue Green Bay, still very much alive in the NFC playoff picture at 7-6.

Sport Oakland Raiders vs Kansas City Chiefs schedule
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Cooper had no receptions on only one target in the first half. Already down double-digits to Kansas City, the Raiders need every win they can get to keep pace in a crowded AFC playoff race. NOTES: Oakland WR Amari Cooper left the game after aggravating an ankle injury midway the rough second quarter. He completed 24 of 41 passes for 200 yards.

Sport Texans quarterback Tom Savage's hands shake after taking hard hit
Author: 0 Texans quarterback Tom Savage's hands shake after taking hard hit

Texans quarterback Tom Savage briefly returned to Sunday's game after taking a vicious hit from 49ers defensive end Elvis Dumervil in the second quarter. Savage tried repeatedly to enter the game on the next series. Immediately afterward, the Houston Texans quarterback exhibited what can only be described as telltale signs of a serious injury.

Sport Week 14: Indianapolis Colts Inactives at Buffalo Bills
Author: 0 Week 14: Indianapolis Colts Inactives at Buffalo Bills

He got into the Patriots game last week and that should be helpful for Sunday because he threw 15 passes without a pick in garbage time, which should have at least settled him back in. They last met in Buffalo's 27-14 season-opening loss in 2015 in both players' first games with their respective teams. The loss assured Pagano of his first losing season as coach of the Colts and marks the third time since 2001 that the Colts will finish the season with a losing record.