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Exchange of Lists of Prisoners between India and Pakistan Exchange of Lists of Prisoners between India and Pakistan
- January 01, 2018

We also await consular access to those Indian nationals in Pakistan's custody for whom it has so far not been provided, including Kulbhushan Jadhav and Hamid Nehal Ansari. Meanwhile, it is likely that Indian authorities will return a 12-year-old Pakistani boy to Pakistani authorities at Wagah border crossing today (Monday). (more...)
Jimmy Haslam: 'Talk is cheap … we've got to go do it' Jimmy Haslam: 'Talk is cheap … we've got to go do it'
- January 01, 2018

Haslam said after the game at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh that new general manager John Dorsey and Jackson are working well together and there is no debate on the coach's return for the 2018 season. The Browns were sitting 32nd in offensive efficiency prior to Week 17. Cleveland started three quarterbacks in 2016-Robert Griffin III, Josh McCown and Cody Kessler-and 2017 second-round pick DeShone Kizer is clearly a work in progress. (more...)
Dave Gettleman Talks Odell Beckham Jr., Eli Manning's Futures with Giants Dave Gettleman Talks Odell Beckham Jr., Eli Manning's Futures with Giants
- January 01, 2018

Also, reserve DT Jay Bromley left the game with an ankle injury and did not return. They need a new coach, a remade roster, a renewed sense of energy, confidence and objective. He thinks there is something left in Manning's soon-to-be 37-year-old body. "It only means something if you pick the right guy", John Mara said in the middle of the locker room after the Giants won their first NFC East game of the season 18-10 before an intimate and frozen MetLife gathering. (more...)
Manchester United 'Closing In' On Barcelona Star Manchester United 'Closing In' On Barcelona Star
- January 01, 2018

Jose Mourinho has complained, criticized, and continued to win games. Sam Allardyce's men lost 2-1 at Bournemouth on Saturday, which leaves them three matches without a win. But Allardyce will be without Leighton Baines , Maarten Stekelenburg, Ross Barkley, Ramiro Funes Mori and Seamus Coleman. The former suffered a head injury during United's recent draw against Southampton , and after the game, the Portuguese coach confirmed that the latter is also injured and will be out for at least a ... (more...)
ESPN's Gruden will return to coach Raiders ESPN's Gruden will return to coach Raiders
- January 01, 2018

If the Oakland Raiders brought back Jon Gruden to be their head coach, what would that mean for Derek Carr ? After leading the Raiders to a 13-3 record last season, Del Rio signed an extension. Ken Norton Jr. was sacked as defensive coordinator after 10 games. Norton would be fired after Oakland got demolished by the New England Patriots down in Mexico City. (more...)
Happy New Year to All Manchester United fans Happy New Year to All Manchester United fans
- January 01, 2018

Playing as a striker, Rashford had every opportunity to prove his worth to Jose Mourinho and solidify his spot in the starting XI as the club's frontman. Just one or two players haven't played, but majority have had the opportunity to play. United were never comfortable on the pitch and were always uncomfortable on the pitch. (more...)
The Bills Are Sending the Bengals Wings For Beating the Ravens The Bills Are Sending the Bengals Wings For Beating the Ravens
- January 01, 2018

Defeat for the Ravens means the Bills sneak into an AFC Wild Card spot, ending the longest streak in any American sport of not making the playoffs. Not a bad consolation prize for a team that finished the year 7-9. - The Ravens take the lead with a pass from Flacco to Wallace. Lewis was also asked if he would return to the Bengals if offered an extension. NOTES: Baltimore S Eric Weddle missed out on a $1 million bonus. (more...)
Late Bengals TD knocks Ravens out of playoffs Late Bengals TD knocks Ravens out of playoffs
- January 01, 2018

I'll talk with Mike Brown tomorrow". "Fifteen years as a Raven, I would have to say this one is definitely the most devastating". Baltimore finished the half with 61 total yards and two first downs. It's going to be nice to know that the Ravens have Collins coming back next season so he can get even better. Bengals: LB Jordan Evans (head, shoulder) left in the third quarter. (more...)
Guardiola predicts Sanchez will stay at Arsenal in January Guardiola predicts Sanchez will stay at Arsenal in January
- January 01, 2018

Mohamed Elneny has teased Arsenal team-mate Alexis Sanchez over Chile's failure to qualify for the World Cup, as rumours circulate of a dressing-room row involving the unsettled forward. In terms of what happens, we will have meetings and see what is best. However, if City cannot secure the 29-year-old in this winter transfer window, they could do it for free next summer once his contract with Arsenal expires. (more...)
Giants to pick 2nd in NFL Draft, 2018 opponents finalized Giants to pick 2nd in NFL Draft, 2018 opponents finalized
- January 01, 2018

That trade allowed the Texans to move up from 25th to 12th to select former Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson . Bears general manager Ryan Pace . Cleveland owns five selections in the first two rounds, including Houston's second-round pick thanks to a trade for quarterback Brock Osweiler in March. (more...)
India close 2017 as top-ranked Test side India close 2017 as top-ranked Test side
- January 01, 2018

The 33-year-old also said team-mate and premier pacer Dale Steyn has been bowling well during the practice session. India's reasoning only confirms what is expected: that surfaces will be sporting, with plenty of pace, bounce and seam movement, maybe even a little more than usual given that the last time South Africa were in India , at the end of 2015, they were outspun on rank turners. (more...)
Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict ruled out of Week 17 game against Ravens Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict ruled out of Week 17 game against Ravens
- January 01, 2018

Bengals fans know Lewis couldn't win a playoff game, much less get to the Super Bowl, in 15 seasons as head coach in Cincinnati. But it wasn't to be. - Justin Tucker nails a field goal in the second quarter to get the Ravens on the board, 7-3 CIN. Making up for the previous drops, Wallace kept his balance as he turned toward the pylon on an out-route, reeling in his fourth touchdown of the season. (more...)
Kenyan Drake threw a Buffalo player's helmet as Dolphins-Bills fight erupts Kenyan Drake threw a Buffalo player's helmet as Dolphins-Bills fight erupts
- January 01, 2018

The Dolphins may be done after the end of Sunday's game against the Bills , but they are going down fighting. The Bills are leading Miami 13-0 midway through the third quarter. Before the injury, McCoy ran 11 times for 10 yards. Landry was cited for disrespecting an official, and Drake for throwing his helmet 20 yards in anger. (more...)
Mark Ingram, Alvin Kamara break 1500-yard mark for 2017 season Mark Ingram, Alvin Kamara break 1500-yard mark for 2017 season
- January 01, 2018

The Saints clinched their very first playoff spot since 2013 with a victory over the Falcons last week, but a win versus the Bucs this afternoon means they can notch the NFC South crown as well. The Saints swept the regular season series between the teams. In 1985, Cleveland's duo of Earnest Byner (1,462 yards from scrimmage) and Kevin Mack (1,401) set the record. (more...)
Giants Finish Their Dismal Season With a Win Over Washington Giants Finish Their Dismal Season With a Win Over Washington
- January 01, 2018

That didn't happen Thursday night, and they were back on the losing end of things because of it. Just before the end of the quarter, the Giants worked the ball inside the Redskins' 20 yard line. So ignore the Redskins angle to this, the idea of playing for pride, the short-term glory of beating a division rival in a season where everybody is beating them, etc. (more...)
TY Hilton exchanges multiple vicious punches with Texans' Johnathan Joseph TY Hilton exchanges multiple vicious punches with Texans' Johnathan Joseph
- January 01, 2018

Perhaps the former No. 1 overall draft pick's most impressive statistic this season was games played. Hilton and veteran defensive back Johnathan Joseph , who engaged in a lengthy skirmish that included multiple jabs from each player. Clowney , who has been selected to start in the Pro Bowl , finished the 22-13 loss to the Indianapolis Colts with seven tackles, 1/2 a sack and a quarterback hit. (more...)
NFL Handicapper Free Betting Pick: New York Jets at New England Patriots NFL Handicapper Free Betting Pick: New York Jets at New England Patriots
- January 01, 2018

The Patriots' defense has been making enough red-zone stops and key plays in recent weeks to overcome some otherwise suspect play. That team, too, went on to win the Super Bowl. It was a forgetful first half to the season for the Raiders (4-5), but somehow they're only two games behind the Chiefs in the AFC West division. He's a disruptive athlete who will move around a bit and challenge more than one blocker. (more...)
Australia and New Zealand see in 2018 with spectacular fireworks displays Australia and New Zealand see in 2018 with spectacular fireworks displays
- January 01, 2018

Over 24 hours, cities across the world will gradually sign off 2017 and welcome the New Year, starting in the Pacific, heading across Asia, then Europe and finally the Americas. Security at the event was tight, but officials said there was no particular alert. Half an hour later, North Korea heralded 2018 with fireworks and celebration of its missile programme in Pyongyang. (more...)
Hopman Cup: Kokkinakis and Gavrilova earn the win for Australia over Canada Hopman Cup: Kokkinakis and Gavrilova earn the win for Australia over Canada
- December 31, 2017

But he hopes he can enjoy a clean bill of health in 2018. Speaking ahead of his match against Vasek Pospisil, he said, 'It all started for me here, actually, when I was 16...in 2013, I was a reserve and I played'. "I have real fond memories of Perth". Kokkinakis made a bright start to his match by winning the first set, but the game was in the balance after Pospisil dug deep to win the second. (more...)
Steelers sitting Big Ben, Bell vs winless Browns Steelers sitting Big Ben, Bell vs winless Browns
- December 31, 2017

Whatever happens today, the Steelers are guaranteed a first round bye and will host during the divisional round of the playoffs. Tomlin sat Roethlisberger, running back Le'Veon Bell, defensive end Cam Heyward and offensive linemen Maurkice Pouncey and David DeCastro . (more...)

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