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Sports Jordan Ayew inspires Swansea City to victory over Watford
Author: 0 Jordan Ayew inspires Swansea City to victory over Watford

They are better players than they are showing. Ghana forward Jordan Ayew was on target as Swansea City won 2-1 at Watford in the English Premier League on Saturday. The victory at Vicarage Road takes Carvalhal's charges off the base of the log to 19th spot with 16 points 21 games. - Swansea scored a 90-plus minute winning goal in a Premier League game for the fourth time and for the first time away from home since April 2014 at Newcastle, when Wilfried Bony scored their ...

Sports West Bromwich Albion winger Nacer Chadli facing two months out
Author: 0 West Bromwich Albion winger Nacer Chadli facing two months out

Arsenal , meanwhile, are equally in need of a victory, with four points now separating themselves and fourth placed Liverpool , although they have played a game less than the Reds. "It'll come. We're creating chances and one will come", said defender Craig Dawson . The former Liverpool striker is tipping Arsenal to drop points against West Brom to continue their inconsistent performances on the road in the Premier League this season.

Sports TaxSlayer Bowl 2017: Louisville vs
Author: 0 TaxSlayer Bowl 2017: Louisville vs

MSU was beaten handily on the road by Georgia, 31-3, and Auburn, 49-10, in back-to-back weeks. But we got a lot of young guys that's also stepping up, taking over the roles that they've been playing all year. The Bulldogs have not had much success against dual-threat quarterbacks this season and it would be a surprise to many if they are able to have success against a quarterback with the caliber of Lamar Jackson .

Sports Penn State vs Washington: Fiesta Bowl 2017 preview and prediction
Author: 0 Penn State vs Washington: Fiesta Bowl 2017 preview and prediction

Washington's real hope to win this game lies ion special teams . Barkley has run for 1,134 yards and accounted for 21 touchdowns this season for the Nittany Lions . Series and last meeting: Penn State leads 2-0. The Nittany Lions had an extremely impressive start to their season, defeating their first seven opponents, including #19 MI.

Sports Serena Loses to Ostapenko in Comeback After Giving Birth
Author: 0 Serena Loses to Ostapenko in Comeback After Giving Birth

The exhibition match will be the highlight of the three-day Mubadala World Tennis Championship as it marks Williams' return to the court for the first time since winning the Australian Open at the start of the year. The 23-grand slam victor has not played in tournaments since winning the Australian Open 11 months ago - a feat even more remarkable given she was already two months pregnant at the time.

Sports Romelu Lukaku carried off with apparent head injury
Author: 0 Romelu Lukaku carried off with apparent head injury

Lukaku stayed on the ground after the incident and was tended to by medical staff for fully five minutes before he was carried off, to a standing ovation. United travel to Goodison Park to face Everton on January 1 and Lukaku's potential absence could prompt the return of Zlatan Ibrahimovic. He was seen by television cameras blinking, but a doctor held his head while he was lifted onto the stretcher.

Sports Bournemouth ends Allardyce's unbeaten start at Everton
Author: 0 Bournemouth ends Allardyce's unbeaten start at Everton

Interestingly, despite taking everything into account, Bournemouth are slight favourites to win on Saturday. Everton , in contrast, haven't lost since their 4-0 thrashing of the Hammers in late November and find themselves unbeaten in seven games under new boss Sam Allardyce .

Sports Very cold forecast for New Year's Eve
Author: 0 Very cold forecast for New Year's Eve

The mercury won't even rise to zero on Saturday and Sunday in Minneapolis, according to AccuWeather. These winds can sometimes weaken and allow the coldest of Arctic air, typically stuck up in the Arctic, to flow southward. The pattern may turn more active over the following week with opportunities at some much-needed precipitation. Hard freezes are very possible with possible wind chill values even lower than the upper 20s.

Author: 0 Israeli chess players barred at Chess tournament in Saudi Arabia

Muzychuk explained on Facebook that the country's harsh restrictions on female players led to her decision, writing that she will not go where she is made "to feel myself a secondary creature". In rapid, each player gets 15 minutes to complete all of their moves and in blitz it is just 10. Muzychuk has said she felt like "the happiest person in the chess world" when she won the dual titles in Doha previous year.

Sports Djokovic pulls out of Abu Dhabi comeback
Author: 0 Djokovic pulls out of Abu Dhabi comeback

Murray, who had been using the practice courts at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi, had not been expecting to play any part in the exhibition tournament but was drafted in as a last-minute replacement for the injured Novak Djokovic .

Sports Hornets topple Warriors, Rockets and Thunder fall
Author: 0 Hornets topple Warriors, Rockets and Thunder fall

Klay Thompson , playing his 500th career game, added 24 points, while Draymond Green had a near-triple-double with 11 rebounds, 16 assists and eight points for Golden State, which was playing for the sixth time on a seven-game homestand. The Hornets won just their third road game of the season. "Obviously, we didn't defend well in general", Kerr said. "We're a totally different team with Steph on the court as far as how we play", noted Kevin Durant , who has spearheaded the defensive ...

Sports Thierry Henry Says Alexis Sanchez Goal Celebration Shows Divided Arsenal Squad
Author: 0 Thierry Henry Says Alexis Sanchez Goal Celebration Shows Divided Arsenal Squad

The Chile worldwide plans to let his contract run down before departing as a free agent at the end of the season, or sooner should the Gunners choose to cash in next month while his signature still carries some value. But Sanchez is not the only player on Arsenal's books to be running down their current deal, with Mesut Ozil another high-profile figure to be heading towards free agency.

Sports Oklahoma City's Paul George (knee) ruled out Friday against Milwaukee
Author: 0 Oklahoma City's Paul George (knee) ruled out Friday against Milwaukee

The Thunder had a chance to tie it earlier in the final minute, but Westbrook's 3-pointer missed the mark and Milwaukee responded with a 21-foot jump shot by Eric Bledsoe to stretch the lead to five points. Khris Middleton added 20 points, John Henson had 18 and Tony Snell 15 as the Bucks won their second consecutive game. He got a piece of Antetokounmpo's winning dunk but couldn't keep it out of the basket.

Sports George Weah claims he is set to win Liberia's presidential election
Author: 0 George Weah claims he is set to win Liberia's presidential election

Outgoing president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf , who is at the end of her second six-year term, will transfer power to Weah in the nation's first democratic transition since 1944. A year into his stint with the French principality, he won his first African Footballer of the Year award. "I'm beginning to feel a sense of social responsibility that I didn't feel a couple of years ago".

Sports Salah inches closer to summer Real Madrid move
Author: 0 Salah inches closer to summer Real Madrid move

Reports in Spain claim Salah will be Real Madrid's top transfer target next summer. "He has a lot of quality and it is now increasingly clear the level to which he is capable of playing and combining several different aspects of his game".

Author: 0 Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) Insider sold 1457 Shares

Marathon Petroleum Corporation ( MPC ) belonging to the Energy sector has declined -0.03% and closed its last trading session at $66.4. Goldman Sachs accumulated 5.77M shares. (NYSE:CAH). Royal National Bank Of Canada reported 1.32M shares stake. Therefore 42% are positive. Marathon Petroleum Corp had 65 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

Sports Weaver helps Wake Forest to Belk Bowl victory
Author: 0 Weaver helps Wake Forest to Belk Bowl victory

Both teams will put points on the board and if this truly does turn into a shootout, the edge goes to the team with the best odds of stopping the quarterback. I don't know how much it's going to take. "I don't really have any control over that, so I just go with the next play call is". With Kirk and running back Trayveon Williams out after being knicked up on back-to-back plays, the Aggies were able to retake the lead, 42-41, on Keith Ford's 1-yard touchdown run with 1:59 in the third quarter.

Sports Clayton Thorson Suffers Gruesome Knee Injury
Author: 0 Clayton Thorson Suffers Gruesome Knee Injury

Kentucky linebacker Jordan Jones , the nearest defender on the play, looked particularly disturbed by what he saw and immediately signaled to the medical staff to come out for Thorson. Northwestern now leads 10-7 midway through the second quarter. Thorson completed 4 of 8 passes for 35 yards before departing. The ESPN broadcast indicated that Thorson is done for the day, which leaves Matt Alviti to take the reins of the Northwestern offense.

Sports Dirk Koetter returning to Buccaneers next season
Author: 0 Dirk Koetter returning to Buccaneers next season

By coaching the Buc's in the 2018 season, Koetter is given something his two predecessors were not, a chance to coach a third season. Multiple outlets are reporting that the Glazer family, owners of the Buccaneers, made the decision to bring Koetter back Friday morning.

Sports Leicester star Maguire: We can cause Liverpool problems
Author: 0 Leicester star Maguire: We can cause Liverpool problems

There is little wrong with Liverpool's forward selection, but with the imminent arrival of Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk, there will be renewed optimism on Merseyside. Leicester hold eighth spot in the table but are 10 points behind Arsenal in sixth. Jamie Vardy, however, has been a holy terror against the Reds with six goals in his last four league matchups, including goals in each of his last two trips to Anfield.

Author: 0 Where Is Johnny Manziel? Quarterback Allowed To Sign CFL Contract

In a statement issued Thursday, the CFL said Manziel was required to meet several conditions and must continue meeting them to remain eligible. The Canadian Football League has opened the way for a possible union between 2012 Heisman Trophy victor Johnny Manziel and former University of Hawaii coach June Jones.

Sports Viswanathan Anand regains World Rapid Chess Championship
Author: 0 Viswanathan Anand regains World Rapid Chess Championship

Six wins and nine draws saw him finish joint top with Russians Vladimir Fedoseev and Ian Nepomniachtchi with 10.5 points. In the final round, Anand drew with China's Bu Xiangzhi while Carlsen suffered a shock defeat to Grishchuk. Kovind said that India is proud of him. Chinese grandmaster Ju Wenjun absolutely dominated the women's tournament from start to finish, winning the gold medal as the only player to finish with a win rate of almost 80%.

Sports Colts QB Andrew Luck optimistic despite nagging shoulder injury
Author: 0 Colts QB Andrew Luck optimistic despite nagging shoulder injury

The 28-year-old has resumed his throwing regimen, and based on the fact that he doesn't think he will need any more work done on his throwing shoulder, things must be going well. "I'm on a progression to get to that point". "I don't see that being in jeopardy at all", Luck said. Luck is expected to start throwing next week after the Colts' regular-season finale to gauge his progress, but he also opened up about what it's like to be on the injured reserve list while he continues to recover.

Sports Saints rookie: 'Grinch' fined me for holiday-themed cleats
Author: 0 Saints rookie: 'Grinch' fined me for holiday-themed cleats

Breakout New Orleans Saints rookie running back Alvin Kamara is facing a fine from the National Football League over his choice of footwear. "I'm gonna make a GoFundMe [fundraising page]", Kamara said. As of Friday morning the effort had raised almost $3,000 of its $5,000 goal. Kamara said he was warned at halftime, but said he wasn't going to take them off at that point.

Sports Holly Holm Cyborg's a Tougher Fight Than Rousey ... Here's Why
Author: 0 Holly Holm Cyborg's a Tougher Fight Than Rousey ... Here's Why

Bonus: Since she's moving up for the December 30 scrap, we had to ask Holm if she's cool to get her grub on over the holiday weekend. On the third installment of the UFC 219: Embedded series, we see just how close Cris Cyborg and former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz are.

Sports Frigid Holiday Weekend Ahead For Oklahoma
Author: 0 Frigid Holiday Weekend Ahead For Oklahoma

It's likely our wind chills will be about -15 to -25 once again! Meterologist Chris Lambert says parts of Cape Cod could see up to five inches of snow. Another shot of cold air for Saturday with highs only about 7 degrees. Blacksburg's high of 23 was the coldest December 28 high on record, eclipsing 28 from 1995, while Roanoke's 26 barely topped the record 25 in 1925 (when the low was 4, the record low for the date).

Sports Conte On Stoke Visit, Top 4 Target; Hazard, Courtois Exit Talks
Author: 0 Conte On Stoke Visit, Top 4 Target; Hazard, Courtois Exit Talks

Chelsea also boast a four-point advantage over Liverpool, the club directly below them, and Blues boss Conte is looking to maintain that advantage heading into 2018. According to Squawka , Butland has achieved only two clean sheets in 16 Premier League appearances this season, and it will take a huge effort to improve that record against on Saturday.

Sports Davis inks 3-year deal with Rockies
Author: 0 Davis inks 3-year deal with Rockies

The deal would be the highest per-year salary for a closer in baseball history and add to a deep bullpen for the Rockies. The option reportedly will vest as a $15 million player option if Davis finishes 30 games in 2020. The right-hander struggled with his control at times, issuing a career-high 4.3 walks per nine innings, but still generated plenty of swing and miss, registering 12.1 strikeouts per nine frames.

Sports Kane beats Shearer total for most goals in year
Author: 0 Kane beats Shearer total for most goals in year

The feat is even more remarkable given that Kane failed to find the back of the net in the month of August, with the England global leading the scoring charts with 18 top-flight goals this season. "I think Alan was consistently scoring for 10 years". Just making sure I'm ready for each game, eating right, recovering right with ice baths. "I think it was good to finish this way here in Wembley".

Sports Hazard senior explains why son has rejected Chelsea deal
Author: 0 Hazard senior explains why son has rejected Chelsea deal

Eden's father, Thierry, has further complicated matters by saying that his son has turned down an offer of a new deal from Chelsea . However, Hazard and his camp have also been clever in trying not to turn Chelsea's fanbase against him by leaving the door slightly ajar on him remaining in west London .

Author: 0 Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI) Shares Bought by Green Square Capital LLC

Vanguard Gp owns 37.03M shares or 0.04% of their U.S. portfolio. Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE: HBI ) has declined 23.23% since December 27, 2016 and is downtrending. Rothschild Inv Il holds 97,860 shares. (NYSE:HBI) news were published by: Usmarketsdaily.com which released: "What Is Going On With Hanesbrands Inc".

Author: 0 Ronaldo wins best player at Globe Soccer Award

Real Madrid star Ronaldo retained the gong, winning for the fourth time overall following a stellar 2017. Ronaldo holds the records for most official goals scored in the top five European leagues (373), the UEFA Champions League (114), the UEFA European Championship (29).

Sports XPO Logistics, Inc. (XPO) Forming A Pattern Of Major Movements
Author: 0 XPO Logistics, Inc. (XPO) Forming A Pattern Of Major Movements

About 913,462 shares traded. (NYSE: XPO ). The California-based Cypress Funds Ltd Company has invested 6.94% in XPO Logistics, Inc. It has outperformed by 86.57% the S&P500. The firm earned "Equal-Weight" rating on Wednesday, November 8 by Stephens. (NYSE:TSQ) on Monday, October 16 with "Buy" rating. The stock now has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $79.94.

Sports West Brom close to ending winless streak, says Phillips
Author: 0 West Brom close to ending winless streak, says Phillips

West Bromwich Albion failed to make the most of their opportunities in front of goal as they were held to a goalless draw by Everton in the Premier League on Tuesday. Alan Pardew's wait for a first victory as West Brom head coach continues after the Baggies laboured to a 0-0 draw with Everton on Boxing Day.

Sports Virginia Tech vs. Oklahoma State
Author: 0 Virginia Tech vs. Oklahoma State

Playing in this bowl game will be the 22 ranked Virginia Tech going up against the 19 ranked Oklahoma State . However, the offensive line looked a lot better over the final two weeks as they were able to establish a rushing attack that had been missing all season led by Deshawn McClease .

Sports Khabib Says Most Important Fight At Lightweight Doesn't Include Conor McGregor
Author: 0 Khabib Says Most Important Fight At Lightweight Doesn't Include Conor McGregor

Questions have been raised about Nurmagomedov's weight commitment and whether the UFC can rely on the Russian to come through for championship showdowns. They were supposed to meet at UFC 209 earlier this year, but Nurmagomedov had a hard weight cut that resulted in him being placed in the hospital and had the interim title fight removed from the card.

Sports George Weah wins Liberia presidential election
Author: 0 George Weah wins Liberia presidential election

Mohammed Ali, a spokesperson for the ruling party, made the claim on a Facebook post even though tallying and counting of votes were still underway and the electoral body, National Electoral Commission (NEC), was yet to announce the result of the poll.

Sports Everyone's just wild about Harry (Kane)...even Wenger
Author: 0 Everyone's just wild about Harry (Kane)...even Wenger

In the process Kane also broke Shearer's record for most goals in a calendar year in England. Kane's hat-trick against Southampton on Boxing Day saw him break Alan Shearer's Premier League record of 36 goals in a calendar year. But Harry is by the side of them and he is still a young player with lots to achieve. "We're a hard team to stop and I said to them before the game to try and set me up and they did that, so I'll have to take them out for dinner".

Sports Liverpool sign Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk for record £75 m
Author: 0 Liverpool sign Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk for record £75 m

But a move fell through when Liverpool apologized for making an alleged illegal approach for the 26-year-old. He's probably not had his best first half of the season in Southampton. He has to adapt to our style of play, of course, it's different, it's a completely different game, but we are 100 per cent sure he will do it. "I am very happy it is finally done but there is no rush".

Sports NBA Confirms 4 Missed Calls In Final Minutes Of Cavs vs Warriors
Author: 0 NBA Confirms 4 Missed Calls In Final Minutes Of Cavs vs Warriors

No one is playing better defensively right now than the reigning NBA Finals MVP, who deserves to be an early favorite for the annual defensive award. "The ref can see it...they know the call". Green spoke for almost four minutes on the topic, outlining in detail why he does not like the NBA's policy to release a play-by-play breakdown of missed calls in the game's final two minutes.

Sports Barack Obama most admired man among Americans
Author: 0 Barack Obama most admired man among Americans

He is now the second-longest serving prime minister in Israel's history after David Ben-Gurion. For the 10th year in a row, Americans have voted Barack Obama as the most admired man, according to a recent Gallup poll. Seventeen percent of those polled found that Barack Obama was the most admired man living anywhere in the world, a title he's had for the past 10 years.

Sports New York Giants name Dave Gettleman general manager
Author: 0 New York Giants name Dave Gettleman general manager

Steve Spagnuolo took up the coaching reins until the end of the year and has overseen three straight losses but Gettleman - only the Giants' fourth GM since 1979 - is now in place to help president John Mara with the search for McAdoo's permanent successor.

Author: 0 CFL will approve potential contract for Johnny Manziel to play in 2018

The latest developments mean Manziel could play for former SMU coach June Jones, who now coaches the Tiger-Cats. The development comes after the league's commissioner, Randy Ambrosie, ruled Manziel ineligible to sign a deal after he worked out with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats back in September.

Sports IN state rep. wants Colts fans to receive refunds if players kneel
Author: 0 IN state rep. wants Colts fans to receive refunds if players kneel

A plan that would allow sports fans to seek full face-value ticket refunds at games and events where athletes kneel during the national anthem will be pushed in the upcoming session of the in legislature. Per the Indy Star , executive director of the ACLU Indiana, Jane Henegar , contends that the bill could be a constitutional violation on the grounds that the government shouldn't be able to weigh in and influence the political speech of private actors.

Sports Dez Bryant blames scheme for recent struggles
Author: 0 Dez Bryant blames scheme for recent struggles

The Cowboys receiver is now scheduled to make $12.5 million in base salary next season, which would make him one of the three highest-paid receivers in the NFL . Dez Bryant just turned 29 years old back in November. I'm going to enjoy it. I got my mind on 2018. "Again, you want that passion, you want that emotion, you just want to make sure it's channeled the right way and it shows up in their play".

Author: 0 Traders Buy Alibaba Group (BABA) on Weakness

NuStar Energy L.P. (NYSE:NS) has declined 5.14% since December 28, 2016 and is downtrending. Sanctuary Wealth Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd Sponsor ( BABA ) by 15.39% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

Sports Photographer Accuses Minnesota Twins' Miguel Sano Of Sexual Assault
Author: 0 Photographer Accuses Minnesota Twins' Miguel Sano Of Sexual Assault

In it, she details a scary situation that reportedly occurred after an autograph signing at which she was volunteering. Bissen said the athlete "didn't rape" her "but he sure did assault me". 'I don't even want to think of what he may have done, had he got me thru (sic) that door, ' she wrote. "When I said, 'No, ' it should have been the end of it.