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Military Court Sentences Soldier to Death, Others to Jail Terms Military Court Sentences Soldier to Death, Others to Jail Terms
- Декабря 17, 2017

The approval, which was one of the major issues discussed at the National Economic Council meeting in Abuja, comes as the states' support to the Federal Government to rid the North East of the insurgents. "The details of spending aren't usually made public". The meeting held inside the Council Chamber of the Aso Villa and was chaired by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo. (more...)
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll not shocked by Michael Bennett averting fine Seahawks coach Pete Carroll not shocked by Michael Bennett averting fine
- Декабря 17, 2017

Seahawks offensive lineman Germain Ifedi was fined $24,309 for verbal abuse of a referee while Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette was fined $12,154 for unsportsmanlike conduct. Carroll knew he was going to get penalized for the move, he said after Sunday's game. I was just trying to slow them down. Carroll and three other coaches were fined for "improperly entering the playing field" during last week's games, NFL Network reporter Tom Pelissero said. (more...)
Chris Froome Fails Drug Test And Could Face Ban Chris Froome Fails Drug Test And Could Face Ban
- Декабря 17, 2017

The debate will focus on when Froome took his last dose of the drug, how dehydrated he was and if anything else he was taking or eating may have had an impact. The distinction is important. The news of Froome's test result broke early on Wednesday. Inhalers are permitted in cycling - so Salbutamol is not a banned substance - and riders are asked to explain if their blood concentration is above the permitted limits. (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino insists Spurs are up for Manchester City challenge Mauricio Pochettino insists Spurs are up for Manchester City challenge
- Декабря 17, 2017

Given City's ideal form and the talent of a Spurs side capable of beating anyone, we might have to prepare to watch what could be the best match of the season so far. "We are so satisfied for the mentality, winning 15 games and now another one". "Like all games, every opponent is different and you need to design a different plan", Pochettino told Spurs TV . (more...)
Unbeaten NC A&T defeats Grambling in Celebration Bowl Unbeaten NC A&T defeats Grambling in Celebration Bowl
- Декабря 17, 2017

I don't know that you'll ever see it again in an HBCU, simply because of the money games (against higher-division FBS teams) you have to play every year. N.C. A&T's Lyndemian Brooks recovered a fumble at the Grambling 8 in the fourth quarter, but the Aggies came up empty when Cartwright tried to punch it in from a yard out on fourth down and was stopped by defensive end Brandon Varner. (more...)
Raycom Media Camellia Bowl 2017 preview, prediction, live stream Raycom Media Camellia Bowl 2017 preview, prediction, live stream
- Декабря 17, 2017

Start fast and furious - Both defenses have played pretty solid football throughout the season, but this game shapes up as an offensive slugfest from start to finish. The Blue Raiders were 6-6 in the 2017 regular season, and finished 71st in S&P+. He would have to crack a decent Middle Tennessee defense to pull off that feat, as the Blue Raiders secondary allows just 212 yards on average through the air. (more...)
Reggie Bush to retire as a New Orleans Saints Reggie Bush to retire as a New Orleans Saints
- Декабря 17, 2017

After the Saints got their first win of the 2017 season, Kevin Foote made a decision to break down his five favorite Saints regular season wins ever in the latest Foote's Five. He played college at USC, recording over 4,500 yards and 38 touchdowns. It seems nearly impossible, but it has now been over four years since the Detroit Lions last had a player rush for over 100 yards in a single game. (more...)
IN upsets No. 18 Notre Dame in OT IN upsets No. 18 Notre Dame in OT
- Декабря 17, 2017

Here is a period-by-period recap of the matchup. But then, the turning point happened halfway through the first half. Junior Irish guard Rex Pflueger answered with a reverse layup to tie the game at 2-2 with 17:51 left. After committing two turnovers in the first half, Notre Dame finished with nine. He missed the free throw, but Zach McRoberts got the rebound for Indiana. (more...)
Jaguars RB Leonard Fournette won't play vs. Texans Jaguars RB Leonard Fournette won't play vs. Texans
- Декабря 17, 2017

But he insisted Thursday he would play. On Friday, Fournette was listed as questionable after missing the entire week's slate of practices. After Fournette suffered his last injury, Bortles touched upon his importance to the team. Wide receiver Allen Hurns will miss his fifth-straight game this weekend. Marrone said Friday the Jaguars can go into game day with that number of wide receivers active. (more...)
Can't leave California for 25 days Can't leave California for 25 days
- Декабря 17, 2017

Caldwell-Pope was not with the team in Cleveland on Thursday for what the Lakers had said were personal reasons. "I am grateful for the Court's consideration and for the support of the Los Angeles Lakers and all involved in allowing me to continue with my National Basketball Association season while I complete the strict requirements set by the Court", Caldwell-Pope said in a statement. (more...)
Oklahoma knocks off Wichita State Oklahoma knocks off Wichita State
- Декабря 17, 2017

Sixteen of Manek's 21 points came in the first half, helping the Sooners open up a double-digit lead. He's now the top scorer in the country at 28.8 ppg and also is top five in assist at 8.8 a game. "They don't have to take it that extra couple of feet to slow down the break". "Those are the three things you have to do. Hopefully we can get some as well". (more...)
Darts followers go costume loopy for the World Championships Darts followers go costume loopy for the World Championships
- Декабря 17, 2017

I've got a few days off now to get ready for the next one. In the first set he went behind 1-2 before rallying to take the next two legs and the set against the throw. Among the other early results at the "Ally Pally" was a win for world No.1 Michael van Gerwen. The first shock of the tournament saw the body-popping Belgian Dimitri van den Bergh dance his way into the second round with a 3-1 win over 2014 Lakeside world champion Stephen Bunting . (more...)
Manning lifts Georgia State to first bowl win Manning lifts Georgia State to first bowl win
- Декабря 17, 2017

Georgia State got its first bowl in in program history on Saturday, defeating Western Kentucky 27-17 in the Cure Bowl. The Panthers' defense deserves enormous credit for holding Western Kentucky in check, too. Western Kentucky had its three-game bowl winning streak snapped. The chances for a fourth straight win were hindered by three turnovers - one of them on a trick play early in the fourth quarter - and six sacks. (more...)
Troy vs. North Texas, New Orleans Bowl 2017 live stream Troy vs. North Texas, New Orleans Bowl 2017 live stream
- Декабря 17, 2017

North Texas has a relatively young squad with only a handful of senior starters. North Texas' offense against Troy's defense should be a fun matchup, especially in the fast track of the Superdome. Brown's Trojans shocked the college football world with a win over LSU in their last trip to Louisiana. OREGON LB Troy Dye has 103 tackles in his sophomore season, 48 more than the next closest Oregon defender. (more...)
Russell Simmons Denies Sexual Assault Allegations, Starts '#NotMe' Movement Russell Simmons Denies Sexual Assault Allegations, Starts '#NotMe' Movement
- Декабря 17, 2017

She claims she told Simmons she would either leave or she would finish the massage as long as he agreed that he wouldn't try to initiate any more sexual activities, and the rest of the massage passed without another incident. Simmons announced on November 30 that he was stepping down from his business roles after two women accused him of assault - claims he also denied. She writes that he took her home from a NYC club, had the driver lock the doors of the auto and then forced her to go to ... (more...)
Kentucky hols off Virginia Tech, 93-86 Kentucky hols off Virginia Tech, 93-86
- Декабря 17, 2017

Tech closed the run with 10 straight points. "He's working at it". For Virginia Tech to win, they have to be extremely efficient offensively knowing that Kentucky will likely dominate the glass and have a significant advantage in shot attempts. (more...)
West Indies comeback unlikely, will only play T20 leagues: Dwayne Bravo West Indies comeback unlikely, will only play T20 leagues: Dwayne Bravo
- Декабря 17, 2017

He added, "I am looking at these tournaments as a chance to continue playing cricket". Bravo now sees his future exclusively in the various short-format leagues around the world. A spirited all-rounder who can set the field on fire with his infectious enthusiasm, Bravo has been a trusted commodity in the T20 market, contributing in all three departments easily. (more...)
Interpol Refuses to Issue Red Corner Notice Against Dr Zakir Naik Interpol Refuses to Issue Red Corner Notice Against Dr Zakir Naik
- Декабря 16, 2017

In a major setback to Indian effort to arrest controversial televangelist Dr Zakir Naik , Interpol has cancelled New Delhi's request for a red-corner notice against the preacher that could have restricted his global travel. Dr. Naik, head of the Islamic Research Foundation, first ran afoul of the law after the Maharashtra government and the Central government conducted inquiries against him. (more...)
India vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI India vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI
- Декабря 16, 2017

For a series that has generated more buzz about the impending challenges that await hosts across the Cape of Good Hope than what their current rivals can possibly conjure, the third One-Day International (ODI) against Sri Lanka in Visakhapatnam offers a modicum of much-needed relevance. (more...)
Lions' Darius Slay closing in on first Pro Bowl Lions' Darius Slay closing in on first Pro Bowl
- Декабря 17, 2017

As you probably noticed, not a single Lions player ended up with the most votes for their respective position. Shazier, who continues to recover in a Pittsburgh-area hospital, started the process of physical rehabilitation this week. The 2018 Pro Bowl rosters will ultimately be announced exclusively on Tuesday, December 19 live on NFL Network's Pro Bowl special "NFL Total Access: Pro Bowl Players Revealed" at 8:00 PM ET. (more...)