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No Power cut as Taylor surges into world semis

No Power cut as Taylor surges into world semis However, while Taylor dominates the headlines, Lewis' incredible run to the semi-finals is one of the most eye-catching stories of this year's World Championship. Pushing his average beyond 103, Lewis claimed the next two sets with the minimum of fuss to stand on the brink of victory - a win he sealed with double six after his 14th maximum set up the shot for his sensational journey to continue. [Full Article...]

Everton confirm star available for trip to Bournemouth, good news on midfielder

Everton confirm star available for trip to Bournemouth, good news on midfielder At least, that's the reading that Allardyce would like people to take from Everton's recent results. The Blues manager referenced Sandro Ramirez's struggles to adapt to the Premier League , along with Oumar Niasse's inability to claim a regular place. [Full Article...]

Bitter cold on the way

Bitter cold on the way In Atlanta and Chicago, it will be the coldest New Year's Eve since welcoming in 2010, when the temperature bottomed out at 29 and 5 F, respectively. Just like this last event, we could see a little light precipitation with the front and just behind it on Saturday night and during the day on New Years Eve . [Full Article...]

Serena Williams' comeback at Mubadala World Tennis Championship ends in defeat

Serena Williams' comeback at Mubadala World Tennis Championship ends in defeat Williams said after the 67-minute match at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship that she is still undecided on her title defense of the Australian Open, which starts January 15, but delivered a warning to rivals. In the finals of the Australian Open earlier this year, Williams beat her older sister, Venus, in straight sets in the process also claiming her seventh title at Melbourne Park. [Full Article...]

Citing women's rights, chess champ skips title defense in Saudi Arabia

But, Anna is about to lose her World Champion status. "In a few days I am going to lose two World Champion titles - one by one", Muzychuk wrote on Facebook on December 23. "There are much stricter laws". It's surely an excruciating decision from a woman in the prime of her career to pass on such an opportunity. The World Chess Federation issued a statement that said Saudi authorities had... [Full Article...]

Penn State seniors hope to finish off comeback

Penn State seniors hope to finish off comeback The Huskies' high-scoring offense against the Nittany Lions' low-scoring defense. The game is commemorated across Penn State's football offices, though Franklin said that memorabilia won't motivate the Lions this week. Pettis is the NCAA's all-time leader in punt return touchdowns with nine. He has 62 catches, where as the second leading receiver is nowhere close with 22. [Full Article...]

Someone in Ireland has won tonight's €38.9 million Euromillions jackpot

Someone in Ireland has won tonight's €38.9 million Euromillions jackpot Previously he won £15,000 in the old Irish Sweepstakes, replaced by the National Lottery 30 years ago, and also won amounts of $3,000 and $5,000 over the years in USA lotteries. "We advise anybody who has this ticket to keep it safe until they can get into the National Lottery office next week to make their claim". Andy Carter, Senior Winners' Advisor at The National Lottery, said, "Huge congr... [Full Article...]

Injury boost for Man City ahead of trip to Crystal Palace

Injury boost for Man City ahead of trip to Crystal Palace However, we ought to be careful how much we part with if we are to sign him, he has only once played for a top club, and he struggled to perform to his best level. Like those previous good teams managed by Arsene, Alex Ferguson and Jose Mourinho, they don't seem to want to let up in any way. Palace were felled 3-2 by Arsenal in their most recent outing, though, with goals from Andros Townsend an... [Full Article...]

Celtic and Rangers play out exciting goalless draw in Old Firm game

Celtic and Rangers play out exciting goalless draw in Old Firm game We probably didn't deserve any more than a draw out of that game. A club like Rangers have to want to excel in a place like this. "You have to show many different attributes wherever you go to play and now we have been to Pittordie, Easter Road, Murrayfield and now here and put in really good performances". [Full Article...]

Ashton Agar added to Australian squad for fifth Ashes Test in Sydney

Ashton Agar added to Australian squad for fifth Ashes Test in Sydney The West Aussie is part of a 14-man squad and with the Sydney pitch historically favouring spin, the lanky-left armer is on track to play his fifth Test for his country. Selectors overlooked another spinning Test incumbent Steve O'Keefe and the leading spin wicket-taker for the Shield this year, in Queensland leggie, Mitchell Swepson. [Full Article...]

Djokovic Australian Open fears grow after Doha withdrawal

Djokovic Australian Open fears grow after Doha withdrawal With the Australian Open - the first Grand Slam of 2018 - starting on Jan 15, Djokovic and Murray are in a race to get fully fit. Djokovic, meanwhile, had targeted Friday's match for his own comeback after joining Murray in the treatment room since withdrawing from Wimbledon due to an elbow complaint. [Full Article...]

Montella confirmed as new Sevilla boss

Montella confirmed as new Sevilla boss So far, we haven't discussed transfer strategy with the club. The Italian's first match in charge will be in the Copa del Rey at Cadiz on January 3, before making his league debut three days later at home to rivals Real Betis. "He is not playing because of a technical decision, and now he can play again by technical decision". "The club is clear that it wants to have good players to achieve th... [Full Article...]

USC vs. Ohio State, Cotton Bowl: Predictions, expert picks, betting line, odds

USC vs. Ohio State, Cotton Bowl: Predictions, expert picks, betting line, odds Others pointed to the few signs of progress and little incremental improvement. Jones, who had a team-high four interceptions, was in uniform, but had been limited in practice throughout the past week. "Once he gets on, that's the job of the defense: not to let him get on". Darnold was sacked eight times overall. "He doesn't panic often, and he's always looking downfield", Ohio State defensi... [Full Article...]

Thierry Henry: What I really think about Arsenal contract situation

Thierry Henry: What I really think about Arsenal contract situation Thierry Henry has suggested on Sky Sports that the way in which Arsenal celebrated their second goal in Thursday's 2-1 win at Crystal Palace is evidence of a division within the team. Walcott is certainly struggling for game time at Arsenal having slipped down the pecking order, and the time does feel right for him to consider a move away if he wishes to reignite his career. [Full Article...]

Dwight Howard gets season-high 29 points as Hornets beat Warriors

Dwight Howard gets season-high 29 points as Hornets beat Warriors Bradley Beal added 21 points for Washington and Kelly Oubre Jr scored 10 of his 21 in the fourth quarter - when the Wizards turned a nine-point lead into a rout. "Especially with Steph coming back, he's been out for so long and we're going to have to knuckle down even more on the defensive side of the ball until he gets his legs up under him a bit". [Full Article...]

Jets extend contracts of coach Todd Bowles, GM Mike Maccagnan two years

Jets extend contracts of coach Todd Bowles, GM Mike Maccagnan two years But as the Jets go into their regular-season finale against the Patriots at 5-10 and with nearly zero hope of beating the defending Super Bowl champions, Johnson opted to stay the course and extend the contracts of the general manager and coach by two years each and thus stay the course for at least the near term. [Full Article...]

Bucks beat Thunder on controversial Antetokounmpo basket

Bucks beat Thunder on controversial Antetokounmpo basket Antetokounmpo finished with 23 points and 12 rebounds to lead Milwaukee (19-15) to its second consecutive win. The Thunder were down five with less than 20 seconds remaining when Westbrook got a dunk to cut it to three before Eric Bledsoe went to the line with a chance to seal the game. [Full Article...]

George Weah set to win Liberia presidential runoff

George Weah set to win Liberia presidential runoff The incumbent vice president and candidate of the Unity Party, Joseph Boakai, scored 451,088, which is 38.5 percent of the vote cast. Weah, who also won FIFA World Player of the Year in 1995 and Afircan Player of the Year three times, won 12 of the 15 counties during the election, according to The Mirror . [Full Article...]

Arizona Bowl Predictions: New Mexico State vs. Utah State 12/29/17

Arizona Bowl Predictions: New Mexico State vs. Utah State 12/29/17 Utah State has a better passing game, averaging 170 passing yards this year compared to 102 passing yards from New Mexico State . A video review overturned the initial call that Scott was out of bounds. The highlight of the first half came when the two Aggie programs returned back-to-back kickoff returns for scores. After a third quarter of defensive stops and punting, both teams found the end... [Full Article...]

Lakers hold team meeting to air grievances on and off the court

Lakers hold team meeting to air grievances on and off the court The coach intimated that he considered burning sage like former Lakers coach Phil Jackson did to symbolically rid the team of its demons, but he went for the more traditional route on this occasion. However, the Pelicans are a different story because they're just above.500. "Plan A for the Lakers is still LeBron James ". He revealed that he's sore but sounded hopeful that he would be able to ... [Full Article...]


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