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Sports Gasol's season-high 21 points help Spurs end home skid
Author: 0 Gasol's season-high 21 points help Spurs end home skid

Pau Gasol led the way for San Antonio with a game-high 21 points, while LaMarcus Aldridge added 14 points and 12 rebounds. Gasol was 10 for 16 from the field as San Antonio snapped its longest home skid since dropping three straight in December 2014.

Sports Obama honors NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers
Author: 0 Obama honors NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers

And it could have - as far as I'm concerned, it could have gone on for a lot longer. It was unclear how substantive Obama's call was with Trump, or how long it lasted, although the White House noted that Obama placed the call from his residence in the White House, rather than from the West Wing.

Sports US traffic to New Zealand immigration sites soars after Trump win
Author: 0 US traffic to New Zealand immigration sites soars after Trump win

INZ said they typically receive 3000 registrations of interest each month from United States citizens thinking about moving to New Zealand for work, study or investment. The wave of inquiries may have helped crash Canada's citizenship and immigration website, which showed an error message as Trump's victory looked more certain, and was down the rest of the night.

Sports Phillies get Howie Kendrick from Dodgers
Author: 0 Phillies get Howie Kendrick from Dodgers

Phillies general manager Matt Klentak already announced Kendrick will be the team's everyday left fielder in 2017. Any deal for the veteran would not bring back too much for the Dodgers but it could shed some salary and potentially bring back a young arm or position player.

Sports Curry on target as Golden State down Nuggets
Author: 0 Curry on target as Golden State down Nuggets

They were within 14 at halftime, but then the Curry show got rolling in the third quarter. Davis has averaged 30 points per game so far this season. It was Game 6, and Jazz had the chance of going into Game 7 for one more chance at the championship ring. "I think it was cool for the fans to see, I guess".

Sports Pelicans' Holiday plans return to club next week
Author: 0 Pelicans' Holiday plans return to club next week

That same month in September, before her surgery, Lauren and Jrue welcomed their daughter, Jrue Tyler Holiday , into this world, as confirmed by the National Basketball Association guard's agent, Jason Glushon, to The Times Picayune . "It's a tough situation", Anthony Davis said last week. After his wife gave birth in September and had surgery to remove a brain tumor in October, Jrue Holiday is close to making his season debut for the New Orleans Pelicans.

Sports Gastelum misses weight, out of UFC 205 bout
Author: 0 Gastelum misses weight, out of UFC 205 bout

Hear from the boss himself what he plans to do about it. "I'll never let him fight at 170 again", White said. Cerrone weighed in at 170.4 pounds, which is within the one-pound allowance for the 171-pound welterweight division. Another situation unfolded early Friday morning (US time), when Thiago Alves stepped on the scale at 162.6 pounds for his lightweight debut. Alves forfeits 20 percent of his fight purse ($12,000) to Miller for missing weight.

Sports Rosberg can claim 1st F1 season title with victory in Brazil
Author: 0 Rosberg can claim 1st F1 season title with victory in Brazil

The Formula One paddock, normally quarantined off from the rest of the world, responded here on Thursday to the election of Donald Trump, with Lewis Hamilton urging the future president of the U.S. That would ensure the title race continues down to the wire at the final race in Abu Dhabi at the end of this month. Last season aside, when Hamilton won 10 of the opening 16 races to clinch his second consecutive title with three races to spare, Alonso says the battle at Mercedes has ...

Sports Spain striker Diego Costa ruled out of games against Macedonia and England
Author: 0 Spain striker Diego Costa ruled out of games against Macedonia and England

The striker will miss Spain's upcoming friendlies against Macedonia and England, but the bigger concern is for the Blues. The injury was suffered during Chelsea's 5-0 Premier League victory over Everton on Saturday. National team manager Julen Lopetegui has consequently named former Liverpool forward Iago Aspas as a replacement for the upcoming global fixtures.

Author: 0 Wayne Rooney handed England captaincy for titanic Scotland clash

Announcing the decision, Southgate said: "He is better placed than he was for the last get-together in terms of his sharpness and confidence and I think he is an experienced player for a game like this". I want the players to enjoy the football and play well. We can't be get drawn into these "must win" games. "'I think experience in a game like this is important".

Sports Sri Lanka wins Zimbabwe series 2-0
Author: 0 Sri Lanka wins Zimbabwe series 2-0

Sri Lanka captured the three wickets they needed to round off a resounding 257 run victory in the second Test against Zimbabwe in Harare on Thursday. On Wednesday Herath became the first bowler to take 50 wickets in the current calendar year, having done so in just eight Tests. The tourists began the fourth day on 102 for four in their second innings, with an overll lead of 334, and spent the first half of the day extending that advantage.

Sports Blues Drop 2-1 Game to Blackhawks in Overtime
Author: 0 Blues Drop 2-1 Game to Blackhawks in Overtime

Panarin scored on a wrist shot from the slot for his sixth goal of the season. The tally came just 1 second after St. Louis' Alex Pietrangelo left the penalty box. The Blues have won three consecutive tilts at Scottrade Center, allowing one goal or fewer in each of those victories. St. Louis is struggling after starting the season with three successive wins.

Sports Koeman talks up Lukaku departure
Author: 0 Koeman talks up Lukaku departure

Lukaku was linked with a move away from the Toffees in the summer transfer window, but after Koeman replaced manager Roberto Martinez, the striker opted to remain at the club. Koeman has likened Lukaku to former Barca forward Patrick Kluivert and feels he could enjoy a prestigious career like the Netherlands icon. Everton have indicated they are willing to offer Lukaku a long-term contract that would make him their highest-paid player.

Sports Oil Prices Bounce As OPEC Promises A Cut Is On The Cards
Author: 0 Oil Prices Bounce As OPEC Promises A Cut Is On The Cards

Both crude benchmarks lost about 10% last week on growing skepticism about a deal and a record 14.4-million-barrel rise in USA oil stocks. The Algiers accord helped push oil prices to a 15-month high above $50 a barrel, but crude has subsequently fallen as several Opec states disputed production estimates that would determine the size of cuts by individual members of the group.

Author: 0 Graham catches two TDs in Seahawks win over Bills

Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman left the line to try and block the kick way too early, drawing a flag for offsides. Sherman was not penalized for roughing the kicker because the official thought it didn't warrant a foul, even though Dean Blandino, NFL Senior Vice President of Officiating later said it was unnecessary roughness.

Sports Saints 41, 49ers 23
Author: 0 Saints 41, 49ers 23

After allowing 513 yards to Tampa Bay two weeks ago, San Francisco was even more generous against the Saints as the team allowed back-to-back opponents to top 500 yards of offense for the first time since 1963. "Man, it was just a well-rounded win". Kelly was pleased with San Francisco's kick-off return team. Niners QB Colin Kaepernick had his best performance this season with 398 yards passing - second most of his career - including touchdown passes of 47 yards to DuJuan Harris and 65 ...

Sports Root, Ali put England in command
Author: 0 Root, Ali put England in command

England captain Alastair Cook won the toss and had no hesitation in batting first on a Rajkot pitch he regarded as a traditional Indian wicket that would assist the slower bowlers as the game progressed. Root stood his ground and the decision went upstairs, which eventually went in India's favour. The 19-year-old Hameed, the youngest opener to debut for England , hit six boundaries during his 82-ball 31 before being trapped leg before after misjudging the turn of an Ashwin delivery.

Sports England to open Women's RWC defense vs US, Italy, qualifier
Author: 0 England to open Women's RWC defense vs US, Italy, qualifier

Pool A will see four-times winners New Zealand play Wales, Canada and the runners-up from the Asia/Oceania qualifier, which will feature Fiji, Japan and Hong Kong. The top two teams will qualify for WRWC 2017. The 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup kicks off in August in Ireland. Canada, New Zealand, Wales and Asia/Oceania 2 comprise the other group.

Sports No. 25 Baylor tries to steady itself after 2 losses
Author: 0 No. 25 Baylor tries to steady itself after 2 losses

The Sooners will have two top running backs returning while the Bears have benched career rushing leader Shock Linwood for attitude issues. Linwood rushed for 97 yards. "When something happens to someone in your family it doesn't mean you stop caring about them", Grobe said. Oklahoma is allowing 123.6 rushing yards per game, 25th-best in the country, and Football Outsiders also ranks the Sooners 31st in S&P+ rush defense rating.

Sports US Senate hold up for grabs
Author: 0 US Senate hold up for grabs

The Senate races were shadowed every step of the way by the polarizing presidential race between Clinton and Republican Donald Trump. Trump was the first Republican presidential candidate since Ronald Reagan in 1984 to win Wisconsin, leading a GOP wave in the state over Democrats who were widely expected to make gains both in the Statehouse and Congress.

Author: 0 Ravens focused on 1st place in quest to keep Browns winless

Nine years ago, the Ravens did the unthinkable in losing to the previously winless Miami Dolphins. Pitta leads the team with 40 receptions and is second on the team with 59 targets. Rookie linebacker Matt Judon has taken down the quarterback three times in the past two contests. When the Ravens made the switch at offensive coordinator from Marc Trestman to Marty Mornhinweg, they didn't expect things to turn around drastically overnight.

Sports Paul George fined $15K for kicking ball into stands
Author: 0 Paul George fined $15K for kicking ball into stands

Indiana Pacers star forward Paul George was fined $15,000 by the National Basketball Association on Tuesday for kicking a ball into the stands and hitting a woman in the face with it during Saturday's game against the Chicago Bulls . Paul George , you're a class act and you certainly do not deserve the negative attention you've been receiving in the media for this incident. During Tuesday's shoot around, Paul George talked about the drastic difference between road and home games.

Author: 0 First Impressions: LSU 0, Bama 10

The LSU Tigers went scoreless in the first half after kicker Colby Delahoussaye had a 49-yard field goal blocked on their first drive of the game. The first half echoed LSU's memorable 9-6 overtime win over Alabama in 2011. Entering the contest in Baton Rouge, Jalen Hurts has completed 128 passes for over 1,500 yards with 11 touchdowns and five interceptions. The Crimson Tide recorded 16 first downs to LSU's six for the entire game, with much credit going to Alabama's defense line for ...

Sports South Africa push Test lead past 500 against Australia
Author: 0 South Africa push Test lead past 500 against Australia

Khawaja had provided the most spirited resistance for much of the innings and after he fell lbw to JP Duminy's part-time spin three runs shy of his fifth test century, Australia's already tough task looked all bar impossible. Rabada pushes South Africa towards victory was posted in Sports of TheNews International - https://www.thenews.com.pk on November 07, 2016 and was last updated on November 07, 2016.

Author: 0 India vs England: James Anderson to return for third Test in Mohali?

Alastair Cook's tourists were humbled by the Tigers, whose 108-run win in Dhaka was their first Test victory over England and just their eighth overall from 95 matches as they deservedly squared the series at one win apiece. The Yorkshireman was retained despite averaging under 30 in four Tests against Pakistan on his return to the side over the summer and failed to justify the faith shown in him as he was undone by Bangladesh's spinners.

Sports Two Cubs win Gold Gloves
Author: 0 Two Cubs win Gold Gloves

The Rockies have now won a Gold Glove in each of the last seven years. Panik's first Gold Glove was unexpected. This is his fourth-consecutive Gold Glove Award. He committed two fewer errors (11), posted a higher fielding percentage and his Ultimate Zone Rating of 21.3 was the highest of his career. He led the majors with 359 total bases.

Author: 0 Antonio Conte: Chelsea's Chances for the Premier League Title

The Nigeria global joined Chelsea from Wigan in 2012, but failed to live up to the high expectations at Stamford Bridge as a winger. "We know that the road is long but the confidence is increasing". Hazard forced Forster into another save before halftime while he also kept out Costa as Chelsea continued to look risky on the break. After 10 games this season, he's already netted more times than last season (4).

Sports Osinbajo visits Super Eagles training camp
Author: 0 Osinbajo visits Super Eagles training camp

So, the counterattacking play of the Algerians will not be a problem for us. Nigeria camp swelled on Tuesday morning with the arrival of John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses for Saturday's 2018 World Cup qualifier against Algeria billed for Uyo.

Sports Packers say they lacked energy! Really?
Author: 0 Packers say they lacked energy! Really?

He did not have an answer for either one. The NFL has finally found a solution to its nagging viewership problem, and it involves letting a squirrel loose on the field to the delight of everyone who has eyes. "We just didn't play well enough". It's going to take more than improving health for the Packers to stay in the playoff race, even in the muddled NFC North where the Lions beat the Vikings in overtime, leaving Minnesota at 5-3 with Detroit at 5-4, both ahead of the now 4-4 Packers.

Sports Cameron to miss World Cup qualifiers; Howard No 1 keeper
Author: 0 Cameron to miss World Cup qualifiers; Howard No 1 keeper

Among them is 18-year-old defender Cameron-Carter Vickers, who could make his USA debut. The biggest player missing is Geoff Cameron who is dealing with a knee injury. Jones and Trinidad & Tobago open qualifying at home against Costa Rica on November 11 before playing in Honduras on November 15. And therefore facing them straight away makes a strong start to the "hex" crucial.

Sports Vikings To Work Out Several Kickers
Author: 0 Vikings To Work Out Several Kickers

Bank Stadium. For the fourth time in eight games this season, Walsh missed an extra point or a field goal. "You haven't been watching all year?" They play at Washington this weekend. After Sunday's game, Walsh was perturbed by questions about his missed kicks, saying, "You're going to ask me this question a million times". Either that or the four kickers that were brought in today didn't perform well enough to convince the Vikings to eat the rest of Walsh's salary and take a dead money hit ...

Author: 0 TRANSCRIPTION: Cam Newton Wonders Where the Flags Are

His latest gripe with the officials came on Sunday, when he claimed to be hit illegally several times, saying he doesn't feel safe on the field. "And enough is enough". Newton went on to say that he knows now that concussions are "a real issue". "I'd love to see our quarterback get those calls". Per that report, 11 quarterbacks have had more roughing calls missed in that time.

Sports Conor McGregor gets custom made Rolls-Royce for UFC 205 fight week
Author: 0 Conor McGregor gets custom made Rolls-Royce for UFC 205 fight week

But McGregor has ventured into lightweight waters in each of his last two fights, and it looks like the actions of the UFC and its irrepressible champion has unintentionally ended one of the greatest careers in MMA history. Alvarez asserts that McGregor has been allowed to hand-pick favorable opponents in building his UFC record, and laughed off a chorus of the Irishman's catcalls on last week's teleconference.

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger upset by 'unacceptable' Arsenal defending

Arsene Wenger may be impressed with the way his Arsenal side have started the season but he set a slightly unwanted record during their draw against Tottenham Hotspur. He also said Spurs were fortunate to be awarded a penalty for Laurent Koscielny's challenge on Mousa Dembele, telling Sky Sports: "Contact is not a penalty".