Cyclone batters south India coast killing two

The met office predicted isolated heavy to very heavy falls over south coastal Andhra Pradesh, Rayalaseema, north coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry is very likely during next 24 hrs. As many as 19 team of National Disaster Response Force (one team co... More..

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Huskers hammer Washington to advance to program's 13th final four

In the day's first match, Nebraska faced Match Point twice in the third set against Penn State before storming all the way back to defeat the Nittany Lions, 3-2 to advance to the Elite Eight. "Just a really i...More..

Umpire Reiffel off field after being hit on head by ball
by | Monday, December 12, 2016

Umpire Reiffel off field after being hit on head by ball

Reiffel walked conscious, and with the help of the England medical staff before it was decided that he would be taken to a nearby hospital for further tests. Although this was a long interval and the third umpi...More..

IPTL 2016: Singapore Slammers defend title with dominating win over Indian Aces
by | Monday, December 12, 2016

IPTL 2016: Singapore Slammers defend title with dominating win over Indian Aces

Indian Aces had suffered a 20-27 defeat at the hands of Japan Warriors in the Singapore leg on Wednesday. The Warriors now have a two-point lead over the Slammers in the table but the pair meet in the final...More..

by | Monday, December 12, 2016

Ryan Tannehill reportedly suffers torn ACL, out for the season

The Miami Dolphins were able to celebrate a big December win Sunday over the Arizona Cardinals to improve to 8-5 on the season. Miami would surprisingly score its second touchdown four minutes into the second...More..

Browns Reportedly Have 'Astronomical' Grade On Texas A&M's Myles Garrett
by | Monday, December 12, 2016

Browns Reportedly Have 'Astronomical' Grade On Texas A&M's Myles Garrett

Garrett is a consensus top-five player in the draft with many viewing him as the best player regardless of position. The junior has yet to declare for the NFL Draft, but it would be a shock if he made a decisio...More..

Giraffes, rarer than elephants, put on extinction watch list
by | Monday, December 12, 2016

Giraffes, rarer than elephants, put on extinction watch list

The next level is vulnerable, where giraffes are now placed, followed by near threatened and least concerned. "As one of the world's most iconic animals, it is timely that we stick our neck out for the gira...More..

Cardinals, Dexter Fowler agree to a multi-year deal
by | Monday, December 12, 2016

Cardinals, Dexter Fowler agree to a multi-year deal

Fowler is the first Cubs player to sign with the Cardinals after playing with the Cubs the previous year since Mark Grudzielanek in 2004. Fowler's former team, the Chicago Cubs, extended him a qualifying of...More..

by | Sunday, December 11, 2016

Extends triple-double streak to seven

Westbrook finished with 27 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. The Thunder drop to 14-9, and 9-5 at home, while the Rockets secured their 10th road win of the season as they improved to 16-7. The Triple-Doubl...More..

UEFA Set To Change Champions League Kick-Off Times
by | Sunday, December 11, 2016

UEFA Set To Change Champions League Kick-Off Times

A line that nearly certainly had nothing to do with Uefa fiddling about with the kick-off times of its Champions League matches in order to make more money out of TV deals. UEFA did not specify if the new times...More..

by | Sunday, December 11, 2016

Heisman finalists: Jackson, Watson, Peppers, 2 Sooners

Saban shared if he had a vote for this year's Heisman Award Trophy victor, he would give it to Mr. Watson. Louisvillequarterback Lamar Jackson, Oklahomateammates Baker Mayfield and receiver Dede Westbrook , ...More..

UFC featherweight Anthony Pettis misses weight for title bout
by | Sunday, December 11, 2016

UFC featherweight Anthony Pettis misses weight for title bout

Pettis wasn't alone missing weight on Friday as two more competitors also failed to hit the mark when stepping on the scale, although the stakes for those fights were certainly much different than the champions...More..

Twitter reacts as Jamie Vardy-inspired Leicester stun Man City
by | Sunday, December 11, 2016

Twitter reacts as Jamie Vardy-inspired Leicester stun Man City

Statistics showed Manchester City did not win a tackle in the opening 35 minutes at the King Power Stadium as Leicester raced into a 3-0 lead inside 20 minutes. Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez, Robert Huth, Andy King...More..

by | Saturday, December 10, 2016

Wenger expects Arsenal to regain momentum after Cup blow

Despite his diminutive stature, the former Villarreal and Malaga man has dictated games for the Gunners, using his technical qualities to shine in what are so often brutish midfield battles in the Premier Leagu...More..

Ranieri calls for unity after Porto thumping
by | Saturday, December 10, 2016

Ranieri calls for unity after Porto thumping

Claudio Ranieri's fantastic achievement in guiding Leicester to a fairy tale Premier League win last season is beginning to look like a distant memory as he faces renewed criticism over the team's form. Ranier...More..

Why does Sergio Aguero hate David Luiz so much?
by | Saturday, December 10, 2016

Why does Sergio Aguero hate David Luiz so much?

However, the game ended on a sour note when City were reduced to nine men. City s frustration boiled over in stoppage time with Aguero and Fernandinho red-carded, the former for a disgraceful lunge on David ...More..

National Basketball Association players Matt Barnes, DeMarcus Cousins sued over club brawl
by | Saturday, December 10, 2016

National Basketball Association players Matt Barnes, DeMarcus Cousins sued over club brawl

TMZ Sports broke the story ... the Sacramento Kings teammates were involved in a violent altercation with two people at the VIP booth next to them around 3 AM on December 5. "We do not believe a crime was co...More..

Broncos' Brandon Marshall shares sickening racist hate mail
by | Saturday, December 10, 2016

Broncos' Brandon Marshall shares sickening racist hate mail

Since the letter included a threat of physical violence, Marshall handed it over to Denver's team security staff, and it is investigating. "You've just got to be careful", Cruz said. Something to make you an in...More..

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Toronto Raptors: Line-ups, preview & prediction
by | Saturday, December 10, 2016

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Toronto Raptors: Line-ups, preview & prediction

A turnaround jump shot from DeRozan with 24 seconds remaining closed the gap to five, and he followed that up with a 3-pointer 10 seconds later that looked to put the result in doubt, but after review he was ru...More..

Rockets, PF Motiejunas agree to 4-year deal
by | Saturday, December 10, 2016

Rockets, PF Motiejunas agree to 4-year deal

After a saga that has dragged on for several months, forward Donatas Motiejunas is finally rejoining the Houston Rockets on a partially guaranteed long-term contract, league sources told The Vertical . The...More..

Navy's uniform has one message -- Beat Army!
by | Saturday, December 10, 2016

Navy's uniform has one message -- Beat Army!

Unfortunately, the Black Knights haven't found a way to win since 2001. From the march in all the way to the two service academies singing their respective alma maters, not many events in college football mat...More..

by | Friday, December 09, 2016

Philippe Coutinho Out Six Weeks With Ligament Damage

But the Reds won that game without the help of their talisman, and Klopp told reporters at the club's Melwood training ground that the loss of the former Inter man is not the end of the world. "How we see it no...More..

by | Friday, December 09, 2016

Nationals get CF Eaton from White Sox for 3 young pitchers

Including Tuesday's five-player trade with Boston that yielded Yoan Moncada (No. 1) and Michael Kopech (No. 30), the White Sox have acquired four of the top 38 prospects in baseball, according to MLB .com, t...More..

Packers get back to .500, beat Texans 21-13
by | Friday, December 09, 2016

Packers get back to .500, beat Texans 21-13

The Packers activated cornerback Makinton Dorleant from injured reserve Saturday, placing cornerback Demetri Goodson on injured reserve, but Dorleant is inactive against the Texans. "So we're not anxious about ...More..

Watson's trip to Heisman Trophy stage bumpier than 2015
by | Friday, December 09, 2016

Watson's trip to Heisman Trophy stage bumpier than 2015

He tied an ACC mark with eight touchdowns in the season-opening win over Charlotte, including matching a school mark with six touchdown passes. Mayfield, who is also a Heisman Trophy finalist , has thrown fo...More..

Champions League Round-Up: Zidane's Real pain, Juventus through as group winners
by | Friday, December 09, 2016

Champions League Round-Up: Zidane's Real pain, Juventus through as group winners

In Monday's draw in Nyon, Switzerland, seeded winners are paired with non-seeded runners-up but no team can play a club from their own country or the side with whom they competed in the group. Despite their for...More..

by | Friday, December 09, 2016

Smith's record century helps Australia to 68-run win vs NZ

Munro scored 49 from 59 balls but his dismissal was part of a slide at the end as the last three wickets fell for three runs and New Zealand were all out for 256 in 44.2 overs. "I was probably out lbw at one ...More..

Taylor Swift, Zayn Malik team up for surprise duet single
by | Friday, December 09, 2016

Taylor Swift, Zayn Malik team up for surprise duet single

While things aren't set to get darker until February today, we get another look at the upcoming installment to the Fifty Shades series. Antonoff co-wrote three songs with Swift for her smash album "1989", i...More..

by | Friday, December 09, 2016

Brendan Rodgers: 'Liverpool are very close to becoming Premier League champions'

But I'm sure he'll have them firing on all cylinders. However, one player that won't be moving to Anfield in the New Year is Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk, with the Daily Mail reporting that the Re...More..

by | Friday, December 09, 2016

NHL's Vegas Golden Knights denied trademark for nickname

The USPTO said that the Vegas Golden Knights had registered their name with no particular logo or design, and, were the trademark granted, they would be free to stylise the mark as they chose, leaving the pos...More..

by | Friday, December 09, 2016

Dele Alli eyed in £50million Paris Saint-Germain deal

The Ligue 1 giants rate the England global highly and could be ready to spend big to lure him away from White Hart Lane in the near future. "On current form it's Alli every day of the week", he told the Prem...More..

by | Friday, December 09, 2016

Atletico's Torres set to return for Bayern clash

The news has come on from the Atletico camp that Diego Simeone is going to rest some of his regular first team players in the match against Bayern Munich . They have taken only two points from their subseque...More..

Cubs kick off trophy tour at new Mag Mile team store
by | Friday, December 09, 2016

Cubs kick off trophy tour at new Mag Mile team store

It will however be making an appearance the following Thursday, December 15, at Chicago City Hall (9 a.m.to 4 p.m.) for all further Cubs-related Instagramming needs. "Presenting the Cubs Trophy Tour is a great ...More..

by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Not College Football Playoff, but resurged PSU headed to the Rose Bowl

Maryland is second with 21, followed by Nebraska and Ohio State, with 13. Five years after the Jerry Sandusky scandal tainted the program and the late Joe Paterno's legacy, and the ensuing NCAA sanctions seemed...More..

Magic topple Wizards despite Wall's 52 points
by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Magic topple Wizards despite Wall's 52 points

John Wall steered the offense with 25 points and 13 assists, Bradley Beal and Otto Porter Jr. chipped in with 18 points each while Markieff Morris added 16 points as the Wizards outlasted the pesky Nets in a...More..

Mike Zimmer returns to coaching, will travel with Vikings to Jacksonville
by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Mike Zimmer returns to coaching, will travel with Vikings to Jacksonville

Zimmer had his first eye surgery on November 1 after he said he scratched his eye on October 31 during a loss in Chicago. As a result of the procedure to fix a troublesome torn retina, Zimmer missed the first...More..

Willie Taggart could open Florida recruiting area to Oregon Ducks
by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Willie Taggart could open Florida recruiting area to Oregon Ducks

After rushing for almost 4,000 yards as Western's quarterback in the late 1990s, Taggart began his coaching career at his alma mater under Jack Harbaugh. University of South Florida defensive coordinator Raymon...More..

Bubba Watson hilariously walks in birdie putt at Hero World Challenge
by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Bubba Watson hilariously walks in birdie putt at Hero World Challenge

He was four-under for the tournament with the leaders still on the course. Hideki Matsuyama held off Henrik Stenson to win by two shots. After laying up with a nice tee shot on the par-4 hole, he used his wed...More..

Cubs, Royals near deal for closer Davis
by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Cubs, Royals near deal for closer Davis

Edwards is young, but his 95+ miles per hour fastball is flawless for late-game situations, just like Chapman's 100+ miles per hour fastball. Not all of them can be Andrew Miller. The Nationals and Cardinals ha...More..

New York City FC's Villa named MLS MVP
by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

New York City FC's Villa named MLS MVP

When they don't, the Sounders will rely on ex-TFC 'keeper Stefan Frei, who the Reds traded to Seattle in 2013 for a draft pick. For the Spanish national team , Villa won the 2010 World Cup and the 2008 Euros...More..

Arsenal have been left stunned by Alexis Sanchez's latest demands
by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Arsenal have been left stunned by Alexis Sanchez's latest demands

But according to the Daily Mail , Sanchez has been offered a contract worth £20million a year - £260,000 a week after tax - to move to China by an un-named club. "Yeah and certainly he is an extraordinarily ...More..

Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has hernia surgery
by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has hernia surgery

Wednesday morning, the star defensive end underwent surgery to fix a sports hernia and also fix a groin injury he suffered in last Sunday night's 24-14 loss in Pittsburgh. He'll be a free agent after this seaso...More..

Extremely heated British boxer throws table at opponent in presser
by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Extremely heated British boxer throws table at opponent in presser

Both fighters could now face action from the British Boxing Board of Control. Chisora eventually lost his temper and threw the table toward Whyte , sparking scuffles involving various people in attendanc...More..

by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Redskins, head of wild-card field, face troubled Cardinals

Arizona has been woeful this season and while they will eat up the Skins run defense with Johnson I think the Washington aerial attack is the difference as they get the win on the road.No risk it, no biscuit....More..

by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Adidas ends sponsorship of doping-tainted IAAF

In his latest update on Russian anti-doping efforts, Rune Andersen said on Thursday there has been progress but that his taskforce which is monitoring the situation for the IAAF is not yet ready to give Russia...More..

Road rage shooter of Joe McKnight charged with manslaughter
by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Road rage shooter of Joe McKnight charged with manslaughter

Gasser volunteered to speak to investigators without legal counsel and offered to let police search his vehicle and home, which Normand said allowed them to put together the pieces much more quickly than usual....More..

by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Mayfield, Oklahoma top Oklahoma St. 38-20 to win Big 12

There were questions about that after the Sooners' 38-20 victory over Oklahoma State clinched a second straight Big 12 championship and a spot in the Sugar Bowl against No. The powerful and swift end also ran...More..

Brady breaks QB wins record, Patriots beat Rams 26-10
by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Brady breaks QB wins record, Patriots beat Rams 26-10

And Brady is No. 1. The breakdown of Brady's wins: 179 in the regular season; 22 in the postseason. "What he endured, that streak (of consecutive starts) he had was incredible, so I always looked up to him". ...More..

NFL Power Rankings Week 14: Patriots Beat Lifeless Rams
by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

NFL Power Rankings Week 14: Patriots Beat Lifeless Rams

It was a brief exchange near midfield in Gillette Stadium , after the New England Patriots thoroughly dominated the Rams in a 26-10 victory that wasn't almost as close as the score would indicate. Berry, who...More..

by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Carr overcomes injury to rally Raiders past Panthers 35-32

Quarterback Derek Carr then hurt the pinkie on his throwing hand on the second play of the second half, helping spur 25 straight points by the Panthers before Carr led a late comeback and Mack sealed the 35-32 ...More..