Sports Gunners handed huge boost on Ozil & Sanchez's contracts
Author: 0 Gunners handed huge boost on Ozil & Sanchez's contracts

The Frenchman told Sky Sports News: "I think Arsene and the club are clever enough to know that they have to secure those deals". Are they going to stay? "Laurent Koscielny was looking for a partner and we all know how important it is to get a guy you are going to get used to playing with".

Sports Bell powers Steelers win
Author: 0 Bell powers Steelers win

It sent a friendly shot to the Baltimore Ravens to keep up on Monday Night Football against the New England Patriots. "However, we wouldn't have signed up for (a franchise defensive record) 230 yards rushing by a back". The Steelers outgained NY 389-324, outrushed the Giants 117-56 and won time of possession by a 34/26 margin, on their way toward the cover as six-point favorites.

Sports Perry to discuss potential Energy nomination with Trump
Author: 0 Perry to discuss potential Energy nomination with Trump

President-elect Donald Trump and his transition team are in the process of filling cabinet and other high level positions for the new administration. According to media reports , other individuals being discussed as possible energy secretary nominees include Sen.

Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo wins his 4th Ballon d'Or Award

Ronaldo was not present during the awards ceremony for the Ballon d'Or this year as he traveled to Japan with Real Madrid for FIFA Club World Cup. 13 - He netted 13 times in as many games for Portugal in 2016 - his best goalscoring year at global level. "You believe I am anxious?" The 31-year-old Ronaldo was picked from a list of 30 players by a group of global journalists selected by France Football, which for the previous six years awarded the coveted prize in partnership with FIFA.

Sports Democratic candidate for Senate concedes runoff in Louisiana
Author: 0 Democratic candidate for Senate concedes runoff in Louisiana

The GOP has cemented its U.S. Senate majority and is holding onto the two remaining House seats that were still undecided before Louisiana's runoff election Saturday. He defeated Democrat Foster Campbell, a state utility regulator whose chances were seen as such a long-shot that national Democratic organizations offered little assistance to Campbell's campaign.

Sports Terrifying videos of Cyclone Vardah hitting Tamil Nadu surface on Twitter
Author: 0 Terrifying videos of Cyclone Vardah hitting Tamil Nadu surface on Twitter

On its way inland, Cyclone Vardah hit several islands in the Andamans last week, forcing authorities to evacuate hundreds of stranded tourists from the archipelago. A high alert was issued in several affected districts, with eight fishermen having so far been rescued from the sea in view of the "very severe" cyclonic storm.

Sports Indian Aces beat UAE Royals in IPTL, jump to top spot
Author: 0 Indian Aces beat UAE Royals in IPTL, jump to top spot

Perched atop with 11 points (with one more game to go at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Thursday evening), the Aces will enter the business end of the tournament on home turf. The mixed doubles tie was the highlight as two former partners Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis were up against each other. The match came down to the men's singles in which Czech star Tomas Berdych defeated Dodig 6-3 to seal victory for the Royals.

Author: 0 Browns reportedly targeting Myles Garrett with No. 1 pick

The Browns are still spending a lot of time scouting quarterbacks, but Garrett seems to be their man - at least this time. Peppers draws inspiration from his brotherMayfield staying to win a. The best defense that Trubisky played against was the Georgia Bulldogs who finished No. 12 in the country in total defense. The last player from Texas A&M the Browns drafted was quarterback Johnny Manziel in 2014.

Author: 0 Giraffes, rarer than elephants, put on extinction watch list

Of the nine subspecies of giraffe , three have increasing populations, whilst five have decreasing populations and one is stable. "With a decline of nearly 40 percent in the last three decades alone, the world's tallest animal is under severe pressure in some of its core ranges across East, Central and West Africa".

Author: 0 Instant analysis: Why the Bengals beat the Browns

The Browns did run the ball well, gaining 169 yards on 22 carries. Gambling: The Browns went for it from their own 21 in the first quarter on fourth-and-one as Griffin did a quarterback sneak. If only the Bengals (5-7-1) could play the Browns (0-13) every week. While that could be attributed to a bad hold, he also missed a 36-yard field goal later in the game.

Author: 0 Dexter Fowler joins St. Louis Cardinals

Dexter Fowler was a key contributor to the Cubs' two postseason runs in 2015 and 2016 and particularly to the World Series victory this year. The Cubs will have a second 2017 series in St. Maybe only '90s kids will remember, but Mark McGwire used to be a big deal in St. Louis. "It's not what I would rather do", Mozeliak said. "We think he's only going to enhance (what we already have)".

Sports Cousins leads Redskins over Eagles 27-22
Author: 0 Cousins leads Redskins over Eagles 27-22

Sproles limped off the field and the Eagles were lucky no one touched the ball when Smith collided with Sproles. Needing to go the length of the field in that span, Eagles' Carson Wentz methodically weaved his way through the Redskins defense with clutch passes to Jordan Matthews and Zach Ertz, driving all the way to Washington's 14 yard line, where on second down Wentz was sacked to end the game - almost exactly like the first time the two teams met.

Sports Loris Karius hits out at Manchester United legend Gary Neville
Author: 0 Loris Karius hits out at Manchester United legend Gary Neville

The 63-year-old admitted that while the Merseyside giants are wonderful going forward, their defence looks fragile, especially when the going gets tough. Liverpool missed an opportunity to actively pursue the signing of Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart, according to Graeme Souness. "You need players who fit the style", the German coach said .

Author: 0 Dolphins Fear QB Ryan Tannehill Tore ACL

Andrew Franks converted from just 21 yards out to give the Dolphins the 26-23 win, upping their record to 8-5. The Cardinals (5-7-1) fell further behind in the race for the final NFC wild-card berth. Stability at the quarterback position has been a major strength for the Dolphins as of late, but now that it is in question, there will be even more pressure on Miami's talented defense and running back Jay Ajayi to lead the way.

Author: 0 Jackson, Watson likely to be among Heisman finalists

Jackson, a true sophomore, led the nation with 51 total touchdowns to go with 3,390 passing yards and 1,538 yards rushing while guiding Louisville to a Citrus Bowl date with LSU. It came as a little bit of a surprise that two players from Oklahoma made the list as Westbrook joined Mayfield. It seemed as if Jackson would be a runaway Heisman victor, but the 15th-ranked Cardinals lost their final two games of the season.

Author: 0 Kuechly remains in concussion protocol, out for Sunday

The 25-year-old was a participant in Friday's practice for the first time since the injury and met with the team's medical staff on Saturday before being ruled out for Sunday by an independent neurologist. "You always keep your fingers crossed", Rivera said Friday. He had been ruled out in the injury report the previous two Fridays. The Panthers were looking forward to getting Kuechly back after giving up 40 points and 534 yards last week at Seattle.

Author: 0 Vardy, Leicester rediscover title-winning form to beat City

For this reason I want to wait for the next two matches. The diminutive striker looked back to last season's best, making a nuisance of himself and worrying defenders with his pace and movement. The Spanish coach racked up an incredible 10 wins on the spin, before being held 3-3 in the Champions League by Celtic to kick off a barren five-game winless run.

Sports Klopp backs angry Liverpool to beat West Ham
Author: 0 Klopp backs angry Liverpool to beat West Ham

Sturridge, who has lost his starting place to Brazilian Roberto Firmino under manager Juergen Klopp, will sit out Sunday's match with a calf injury, and Bilic would not confirm if he would bid for the striker in January. West Ham are dealing with hangover issues of their own. In fact, Liverpool didn't win any of their four games against West Ham last season, losing an FA Cup 4th round replay to them also.

Author: 0 Michigan to begin recount; legal fight moves to Pennsylvania

Stein denies that she is trying to overturn the election in favour of Clinton though, though she has raised millions of dollars to pay for the recounts . But whatever happens going forward clerks across the state have until next Tuesday to complete the recount . Last month, Stein launched a fundraising campaign to pursue a recount in Pennsylvania , as well as in MI and Wisconsin - three states President-elect Donald Trump narrowly won en route to his Electoral College victory.

Sports Dana White Doesn't Believe In Anthony Pettis At Featherweight
Author: 0 Dana White Doesn't Believe In Anthony Pettis At Featherweight

Now, as the days wind down to the epic encounter between Holloway and Pettis, it's time to sit back and relax as the UFC presents an enthralling behind the scenes look at those who would dethrone Aldo for a second time . So I feel the same (as I did in 2014). "The cut to 145 pounds levels the playing field". "I'm letting this guy have his time ". So my mindset didn't change, and it's what keeps me going.

Sports Trump Taps Former Wrestling Magnate To Head Small Business Administration
Author: 0 Trump Taps Former Wrestling Magnate To Head Small Business Administration

She ran unsuccessfully for a U.S. Senate seat in Connecticut in 2010, following a stint on the Connecticut Board of Education. She spent almost $100 million on the two campaigns. Her family has also supported Trump's foundation. "I think of all of the potential picks for the SBA , Linda McMahon would have been at the top of my list and I'll be supporting her when she comes before the Senate", he said.

Sports Iwobi shoots Arsenal to EPL top spot
Author: 0 Iwobi shoots Arsenal to EPL top spot

I believe we have improved, yes. Wenger's side have not been crowned champions since 2004, but the 67-year-old hopes they will underline their progress this season. But they levelled just before the break as Walcott swept home a low cross from Mustafi's replacement, Hector Bellerin, and were ahead after the interval when Ozil headed in Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's ball.

Author: 0 Delighted Wenger hails 'fighter' and 'classy' Sanchez

Arsenal, though, have Sanchez in their ranks. We always looked pacy on the break which made a difference, we were patient enough when we were dominant to keep the ball well. Right-back Alvaro Arbeloa's introduction prompted a switch from a back three to a four-man defence, and Nacho Monreal saw a pair of cutback's cleared by last-gasp West Ham defending.

Sports Leicester manager claudio ranieri calls for unity after porto thumping
Author: 0 Leicester manager claudio ranieri calls for unity after porto thumping

In its Premier League title defense, Leicester has 13 points from 14 games to sit two points above the relegation zone. "Football is about good habits, and they've lost all track of what they're about". Porto , the 1987 and 2004 European champions, opened the scoring after just six minutes when Andre Silva headed in a corner from Jesus Corona .

Author: 0 Guardiola apologises for Man City's part in brawl

But there was one added feature about Aguero's sending off against Chelsea that also had people talking - it's not the first time he's committed an bad foul on Luiz. " I saw lots of character from my team and that's very important to grow ". "They did it, and did it I think quite well, but we didn't win, so we always have something to improve".

Sports Cousins leads Kings to easy 120-89 win over last-place Mavs
Author: 0 Cousins leads Kings to easy 120-89 win over last-place Mavs

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. This unfortunate situation has since devolved into a bad game of "he said, she said", leaving just about everyone wondering what actually happened that night in NYC.

Sports Raptors beat Hawks 128-84 to notch season-best 6th straight win
Author: 0 Raptors beat Hawks 128-84 to notch season-best 6th straight win

The largest margin of victory in franchise history. Cleveland matched the Raptors from three-point range (14 makes to 13 ), got to the line just as often (27 trips) and went to work on the glass, outrebounding the Raptors 48-33. None more embarrassing than historic back-to-back losses to the Pistons on Frida and Raptors on Saturday by 36 and 44 points, respectively. "It makes all the world (of difference)", head coach Dwane Casey said in a scrum of Carroll feeling better.

Author: 0 Racist, threatening letter sent to National Football League player

I'm not sure that person is always a positive-minded person, if you know what I mean. The station KUSA reported Friday afternoon that the chilling letter was mailed to Marshall two weeks ago, prompting him to alert Bronco officials. As he hints at in the IG caption, it's sadly not surprising that he received a racist, hate-filled letter like this. He continues to kneel during the anthem before the team's next seven games, but said in November he meant to stand for the rest of the season ...

Sports Donatas Motiejunas, Rockets Agree to New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction
Author: 0 Donatas Motiejunas, Rockets Agree to New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

Asked by Feigen what Motiejunas hopes the Rockets choose, Armstrong said , "We'll see". Motiejunas failed to report for a physical this week out of anger due to his contract situation. The Rockets could have held him to the terms of that deal until March 1. Motiejunas had refused to report for his physical after the Rockets matched the offer sheet on Monday.

Sports Army Uniforms for Army-Navy Game Honor 82nd Airborne
Author: 0 Army Uniforms for Army-Navy Game Honor 82nd Airborne

He's won some huge games this year. I don't think you want to do anything to change (Army-Navy) being a standalone game and what it represents to our country. Now, Army will try to take the extra step forward and earn its first outright win over Navy since 2001. It can't be denied that Trump is a big sports fan, having run the USFL into the ground while owning the New Jersey Generals for a short period of time and playing baseball in his younger years.

Sports 'Brady Bunch' Star Florence Henderson Dies at 82
Author: 0 'Brady Bunch' Star Florence Henderson Dies at 82

She was actually very progressive, starting with her role on " The Brady Bunch ", which first aired in 1969.Carol was a single mother raising her girls alone when she met Mike Brady, and their union provided television with one of its first blended families.

Sports Bach backs lifetime bans for guilty Russians
Author: 0 Bach backs lifetime bans for guilty Russians

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has extended the extended the doping sanctions against Russian Federation "until further notice". Bach's comments came on the same day the International Olympic Committee executive board cleared all three candidate cities for the 2024 Olympics Paris, Los Angeles and Budapest, Hungary to advance to the next stage of the race.

Sports Union president Jones challenges Trump on Carrier
Author: 0 Union president Jones challenges Trump on Carrier

Chuck Jones, whose union United Steelworkers 1999 represents employees at air-conditioning company Carrier, was criticised in a tweet by Trump following comments that the deal to keep 1,000 jobs in IN was not as the Republican had promised.

Author: 0 Oklahoma QB Mayfield says he'll return for senior season

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has won the Burlsworth Award for a second straight year, becoming the first two-time victor of the award given to the top college football player who began his career as a walk-on. "Realistically, probably more needed to happen last week". The Cowboys had last won the Big 12 in 2011, and they have struggled to win big games against the Sooners.

Author: 0 UEFA charges Dynamo Kyiv, Besiktas after fan violence

Arda Turan scored a hat-trick in Barcelona's 4-0 win over Borussia Moenchengladbach and Kelechi Iheanacho began his month-long stint in Sergio Aguero's forced absence by scoring the equaliser in Manchester City's 1-1 draw against Celtic. Virgil Misidjan and Wanderson twice put the Bulgarian side ahead and, although the French champions twice got back level - first through Edinson Cavani and then via Angel Di Maria in stoppage time - they could not force a victor.