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United Nations chief says sanctions key to denuclearise North Korea United Nations chief says sanctions key to denuclearise North Korea
- December 16, 2017

However, various experts and USA officials have been divided over the ICBM's capability, with some claiming data from November 29 launch could support the dictator's warmongering declaration. "The primary point was to talk about North Korea , because we would love to have his help on North Korea". In an interview Friday, the highest-ranking US naval officer stressed that the Pentagon remained serious about having military options on North Korea ready as a plan B, while Washington remained ... (more...)
West Bromwich Albion vs Manchester United West Bromwich Albion vs Manchester United
- December 16, 2017

Paul Pogba serves the final game of his three-match suspension but Nemanja Matic is certain to keep his place in the middle of the park and his presence will be vital for the visitors. I thought Manchester United were the only team that could beat Manchester City but I was embarrassed by them last week, I thought they were atrocious. (more...)
Newcastle winger Christian Atsu labels Everton clash 'must win' Newcastle winger Christian Atsu labels Everton clash 'must win'
- December 16, 2017

Lascelles doesn't believe Newcastle are in a relegation battle - yet. "I mean a lot of people would probably have been happy with the points we are on if they were asked at the start of the season, so I am not going to say we are in a relegation battle". (more...)
VAR helps Real Madrid survive huge scare to reach final VAR helps Real Madrid survive huge scare to reach final
- December 16, 2017

With nine minutes to go in regulation, Gareth Bale scored the victor for Real Madrid just after he entered the pitch as a substitute for Karim Benzema . It's unusual not to score when you create that many chances. "We had to stay calm". "It's great to get the goal", Bale told Real Madrid TV. "There's no such thing as an easy win in football". (more...)
Rudy Gobert leaves game with left knee injury Rudy Gobert leaves game with left knee injury
- December 16, 2017

Gobert is not going to return to tonight's game as the Jazz would not risk their prized big man aggravating the injury even if it wasn't anything serious. In the five games he's played since returning, Gobert averaged 8.0 points, 9.2 rebounds and 2.2 blocks per game. It's important to note that this is not the same knee that Gobert injured earlier this season that caused him to miss 11 games. (more...)
Rangers reportedly acquire rotation help in Matt Moore via trade with Giants Rangers reportedly acquire rotation help in Matt Moore via trade with Giants
- December 16, 2017

The source did not confirm the number of prospects or which ones the Rangers are sending to the Giants . He would join a rotation featuring 13-game victor Martin Perez and Cole Hamels, who won 11 games this year. He hasn't realized that potential, though, in part because he was forced to undergo Tommy John surgery in 2014 after his All-Star campaign in 2013. (more...)
Major League Baseball free agency: Angels sign Zack Cozart Major League Baseball free agency: Angels sign Zack Cozart
- December 16, 2017

Cozart made his first All-Star team last season and had his best year at the plate with career highs in home runs (24), batting average (.297), on-base percentage (.385) and slugging percentage (.548). The Reds were, unfortunately, probably never going to re-sign Cozart, as they are mostly going through a rebuild. While it's understandable for the Reds to be concerned about their payroll, Cozart has been a huge help in the Queen City. (more...)
Kristaps Porzingis Net Worth 2017: How Much Is Porzingis Worth Today? Kristaps Porzingis Net Worth 2017: How Much Is Porzingis Worth Today?
- December 16, 2017

This latest injury scare may not even cost Kristaps Porzingis a game. "I'm standing and doing everything so it's just them being cautious and tomorrow when we find out, I'll let you know". "For him, it was also hard", Porzingis said. "We were going to have this style of play this year, a little bit different than what we were going to have last year, with Melo". (more...)
Saints coach Sean Payton fined $10000 for improperly entering the playing field Saints coach Sean Payton fined $10000 for improperly entering the playing field
- December 16, 2017

During one of the spats, Carroll ran out onto the field, saying he wanted " to calm his players down ". Late in the game, Payton rushed onto the field, saying he was asking for a timeout, instead he received a penalty. "I probably said it with a little more vigor than I was supposed to, but I had enough". "I think the fan base is going to stick behind Sean Payton ". (more...)
Vikings should get back on track vs. Bengals Vikings should get back on track vs. Bengals
- December 16, 2017

David Morgan missed last week's game against the Carolina Panthers. Rashod Hill , who has started the Vikings' past four games at right tackle, shifted to the left side when Reiff was injured in the third quarter on Sunday. Additionally, the Vikings have to rebound after a close loss in their worst-played game of the season against the Panthers. Despite a longer injury report than usual, the Vikings do get two starters back on the offensive line . (more...)
Chris Froome protests innocence after asthma drug revelation Chris Froome protests innocence after asthma drug revelation
- December 16, 2017

The British rider had twice the permissible amount of asthma medication Salbutamol in his system on September 7, following the 18th stage of the Grand Tour race he won for the first time. He and his team were given time by the UCI to explain themselves. "We know the number of puffs of my inhaler I use to treat my asthma". Martin also questioned whether Team Sky and Froome had a "special status" within the sport, which explained why it took almost three months for the case to be made public. (more...)
Broncos Beat Colts On TNF Broncos Beat Colts On TNF
- December 16, 2017

Joseph said Siemian does not need surgery and will be placed on the injured reserve list. And in three-plus quarters of work, the former second-round pick from Arizona State turned in what was arguably the best performance of his six-year National Football League career, completing 12-of-17 passes for 194 yards, 2 touchdowns, zero interceptions, and a quarterback rating of 147.7. (more...)
4-star Matt Corral flips commitment from Florida to Ole Miss
- December 16, 2017

For Ole Miss , this is huge, and Corral could end up playing in Oxford immediately, thanks to the departure of former five-star QB Shea Patterson , who announced his transfer to MI earlier this week. With Corral decommitting, Florida has redshirt sophomore Feleipe Franks , redshirt sophomore Kyle Trask , redshirt freshman Jake Allen and potentially redshirt senior Malik Zaire returning as quarterbacks next season. (more...)
Phillies Sign Carlos Santana To 3-Year, $60 Million Deal Phillies Sign Carlos Santana To 3-Year, $60 Million Deal
- December 16, 2017

It wasn't a disaster, but compared to a real left fielder, Hoskins has the range of a rutabaga. Moving Hoskins to the outfield is a possibility. Unless the Phillies start doing what they do in Dutch baseball and adding extra outfielders, one of them will not have a spot come opening day. (more...)
Jets Star Defensive End Benched Jets Star Defensive End Benched
- December 16, 2017

Mehta added that some within the organization "are ticked off at Wilkerson's repeated violation of team rules", and others "have grown exhausted of Wilkerson's disappearing act on game days". Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson celebrates a tackle against running back Tevin Coleman of the Atlanta Falcons at MetLife Stadium on October 29, 2017. (more...)
Louisiana-Lafayette nearing deal with Billy Napier Louisiana-Lafayette nearing deal with Billy Napier
- December 16, 2017

Napier, who signed on to a new contract earning a promotion to associate head coach December 5, led the Sun Devils to a sixth-place ranking in the Pac-12 in total offense averaging 427.6 yards per game and seventh in scoring offense averaging 31.9 points per game. (more...)
Court strips Free State ANC chairperson of his power ahead of conference Court strips Free State ANC chairperson of his power ahead of conference
- December 16, 2017

The provincial elective conferences held in KwaZulu-Natal and the Free State were declared null and void. The African National Congress (ANC) will proceed despite a number of court rulings directly impacting the conference, party spokesperson Zizi Kodwa said on Friday. (more...)
Bato vows to end NBP drug lords' 'happy days'
- December 16, 2017

Dela Rosa led much of the drug war as PNP chief, until the campaign was transferred to the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency in October. But if they would not, then it would be peaceful. I'll see you there after this extension. Even before President Duterte announced the appointment, Aguirre revealed being consulted about Dela Rosa's assignment to the BuCor. (more...)
Are Pep Guardiola's Manchester City the best English side we've seen? Are Pep Guardiola's Manchester City the best English side we've seen?
- December 16, 2017

Walker has enjoyed a blistering start under Pep Guardiola . City appear to a different prospect altogether this season and host Tottenham on Saturday on the hunt for a 16th consecutive victory in the top-flight. We'll try to out-possess them and outplay them. Last season's top-scorer drew a blank on Wednesday as he chased Alan Shearer's record Premier League goals haul for one calendar year, but he rarely goes more than one game without a goal these days. (more...)
Spain risk World Cup expulsion? Spain risk World Cup expulsion?
- December 16, 2017

According to El País newspaper, the Spanish soccer team received a letter from the International Soccer Federation (FIFA) in which it warns that the government interference in the electoral process may lead to its suspension as a member of the organization and the exclusion of all its competitions. (more...)