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Turning up the heat: Sharapova into 3rd round, Konta out

Australian Open organisers were criticised for their choice of 2008 champion Sharapova for Thursday's draw ceremony and it would be no surprise if the world No. Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva earned a hard-fought 7-5 7-6 (6) victory over Heather Watson, meaning Johanna Konta and Kyle Edmund are the only British hopes left to claim the Melbourne Park title.

Durant in command as Warriors down Cavs

Literally. In the rawest form that you could say that. "We wanted to keep the conversation going and two years later the conversation is still going". The amusing thing is, despite the fact that they've had the best player in the world for the past three and a half seasons, the Cavs franchise always seems like it's in a free fall.

Two rape minor girl's corpse for hours in Haryana

A foreign object had been inserted into the private part of the girl, which caused her severe internal injuries. They demanded the case be handed to the CBI, a government job for a member of her family, Rs 50 lakh from the Nirbhaya Fund, two arms licences.

Vikings take Bradford off IR for playoffs; 4th QB on roster

Peterson is the Vikings' all-time leading rusher with 11,747 yards; he set the single-game record for rushing yards (296) against San Diego in 2007; and became one of only seven running backs in National Football League history to rush for more than 2,000 yards in a season when he did it in 2012.

Astros acquire Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole in trade

It was also the first season in which he was able to pitch 200+ innings, a feat he has accomplished twice in his career. Even with those lackluster stats last season, Cole is the kind of pitcher the Astros can afford to take a chance on. He went 3-for-11 in minimal major league action. Moran was drafted with the sixth overall pick in 2013 by the Miami Marlins. Cole probably is only the first domino to fall for the Pirates, who have triggered another roster retooling phase.

NC Governor Cooper Seeks Offshore Drilling Exemption

Zinke explained that he was directed by President Donald Trump to "rebuild our offshore oil and gas program in a manner that supports our national energy policy and also takes into consideration the local state voice". McMaster said he has a friend who was walking on beaches in California outside of mansions in Malibu and she came off the beach with oily feet that she believed was linked to drilling rigs just past the horizon.

Kentucky native Damien Harris will return to Alabama for his senior year

He's the best I've seen", Cochran said. Many couldn't believe their eyes when quarterback Tua Tagovailoa threw 41-yard strike to wide receiver DeVonta Smith for the game-winning touchdown against Georgia. ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. has him as the No. 1 draft-eligible wideout. Scarbrough, a former top prospect, will join them in the draft, according to a report by AL.com, which first reported news on Harris and Payne.

LaVar Ball: Lakers 'don't want to play for' Luke Walton

Get the app and get the game. Printing an article where the father of an National Basketball Association player has an opinion that is printed as anything like legitimate erodes trust. "So when they have comments on teams, chemistry, that kind of stuff". So yeah, they probably shouldn't be making any comments from the outside. "It's a good feeling, pretty gratifying coming back from all the rehab and the injuries and a couple setbacks I had along the way to make it to a point where I guess I'm ...

Titans rally to beat Chiefs in AFC wild card game

The Chiefs led 21-3 at the half, but the offense went cold and the defense became a sieve in the final 30 minutes. But Kelce had to sit out the second half after sustaining a concussion in the second quarter, and the Chiefs never recovered.

Reggie McKenzie Reportedly Turns Down Packers Interview to Remain Raiders GM

He led the Buccaneers to the Super Bowl title over Oakland the following season. The Buccaneers went 12-4 in his first season and finished 57-55 with three playoff appearances in Gruden's seven seasons. He took over as general manager in Seattle in 1989 before going back to coaching with the Seahawks in 1992. This time it is really happening, and Raiders fans should be excited.

FA Cup: Lingard, Lukaku On Target As Man United Advance

Late goals from Jesse Lingard and Romelu Lukaku earned the 2-0 win. When you look at the name Jesse Lingard on the Manchester United roster, next to guys like Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku , he's just an afterthought.

Raiders concerned about how Derek Carr will get along with Jon Gruden

Despite not coaching in almost a decade Gruden has routinely been a magnet for head coaching rumors. His tenure ended shortly after the "Tuck Rule" loss to the New England Patriots when he was traded the following month to Tampa Bay for two first-round draft picks, two second-rounders and $8 million.

Klopp defends Van Dijk fee: 'I don't throw money around'

Van Dijk will become the world's most expensive defender when he finalises his move to Liverpool on January 1st, with Klopp insisting he is not anxious about the fee his club paid for their new No.4. I am obviously not happy when we don't play well. "I don't know if it is the right price but for me he is a fantastic player, a fantastic defender".

Jobless numbers hit record low in Alabama

The unemployment rates in Lauderdale and Morgan counties both increased by one-tenth of a percent to 3.5 percent and 3.3 percent, respectively. Tennessee first marked a historic low unemployment rate in June at 3.6 percent, which was bested by the July rate of 3.4 percent, and then fell even lower in August to 3.3 percent.

Slain former National Basketball Association player's ex-wife arrested in connection to his murder

Sherra Wright , ex-wife of Lorenzen Wright , cries during a memorial service honoring the life of Lorenzen Wright in 2010. They began to "follow the evidence" and it lead to Friday with the arrest of Sherra Wright-Robinson. At a press conference Saturday, Memphis Police Director Michael Rallings said Wright-Robinson has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of her ex-husband.

Ronaldo Breaks Record As Madrid Edge Al-Jazira To Advance

Cristiano Ronaldo and substitute Gareth Bale struck later to claim victory for Real and keep alive their chances of a second successive Club World Cup crown. Words can not express how happy we are as fans to see our team play Real Madrid . The Portugal superstar was then in the thick of the action again, just failing to get a touch on a shot from Gareth Bale that crept home to put Madrid in front.

Michael Owen states his prediction for Huddersfield v Chelsea

In 1924, 1925 and 1926, the Terriers lifted the First Division title - some 31 years before Chelsea tasted their first (and only non-Abramovich money) top-flight success. "When we play like this it is easy to play - good movement, the manager wanted us to move a lot and not always stay in the same position". Chelsea and Barca have been on opposite sides of some of the Champions League's most thrilling and controversial games in the past.

Keaton Jones' Bullying Plea Overshadowed By Family's Confederate Flag Facebook Photos

Keaton added, bullies "put milk on me and put ham down my clothes, throw bread on me". In the video , Kimberly asks her son what the bullies did to him. Schilling says he asked her what the money was for, and she reportedly said said "You know, Christmas is coming". Tennessee Titans football star Delanie Walker offered Keaton tickets to an upcoming game, and even recorded a video of himself reading a poem just for Keaton .

Baker Mayfield Wins 2017 Heisman Trophy Over Lamar Jackson, Bryce Love

On Saturday night, former Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III, who won the Heisman Trophy in 2011, used Twitter to make reference to Mayfield's crude gesture in a victory against the Jayhawks on November 18. He did this all despite losing head coach Bob Stoops , Heisman finalist receiver Dede Westbrook and thousand-yard runners Samaje Perine and Joe Mixon from last year's team.

Texans QB Savage suffers concussion; brief return sparks controversy

Tom Savage suffered an injury against the 49ers that forced T.J. Johnson was observed spiking his helmet on the sideline after getting beaten for the touchdown. It's just not fair that the Houston Texans wide receiver combines his freakish combination of size and athleticism with the type of finesse it takes to make plays like this.

Jets beat the Chiefs, 38-31

They just seemingly don't have quite enough magic this season. It was also odd that DE Muhammad Wilkerson sat the majority of the first quarter. Jets LB Darron Lee was a surprise inactive vs. But that was waived off on a holding penalty against cornerback Steven Nelson, who mugged tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins in the end zone to give the Jets yet another fresh set of down at the Chiefs' 2 with 2:33 left.

Lukaku escapes three-match ban over Bong clash

Lukaku's scoring form has dried up since an electric start to life at Old Trafford in which he scored 11 goals in his first 10 games-his effort in the 4-1 win over Newcastle United on November 18 is his only strike since September. Former Premier League referee Dermot Gallagher "would be surprised" if Romelu Lukaku is handed a three-game ban after appearing to kick out at Brighton's Gaetan Bong .

Jonny Bairstow: England wicketkeeper spoken to by European Central Bank over Perth 'incident'

Bancroft is a resident of Perth while the England team was in Perth for their first practice game of the tour. Already they are without arguably their best player, Ben Stokes, with the all-rounder awaiting the outcome of a police investigation into his conduct during a brawl outside a Bristol nightclub in September.

Jurgen Klopp: 'Mohamed Salah has nothing to prove to Chelsea'

After beating Qarabag in the Champions League in midweek, Chelsea arrived back at Cobham from Azerbaijan at 5 a.m. on Thursday, with their plane requiring two attempts to land at Gatwick as a result of hard conditions. "We need to pay attention but not only to him but to Mane, Firmino, Sturridge and all their strikers because They have a great attacking potential as a team".

Trump hosts NCAA champions

That is, until you learn that Staley was all too eager to go to the White House back in April after winning the tournament final against Mississippi State . However by September the team had still not received their invitation, despite other teams receiving theirs. Trump met with 18 NCAA teams Friday, including the Texas A&M women's equestrian team, Pennsyl-vania State University's women's rugby team and the University of Washington's women's rowing team at the White House.

Danica Patrick Mulling Indy 500, Daytona 500 Runs In 2018 — NASCAR Rumors

However, she couldn't shake the idea of ending it back at one of the races that catapulted her to fame: the Indianapolis 500. "I don't necessarily feel like I was pushed into doing this, ' Patrick said while sobbing". Her highest finish was third in 2009, and she was the first woman to lead laps in the race when she paced the field for 19 trips around the Brickyard as a rookie.

Owner Reached Out To Adam Silver To Replace Roger Goodell

The NFL will not attempt to force Jerry Jones to sell the Dallas Cowboys over his efforts to oppose the owners' pending contract extension with Commissioner Roger Goodell , according to the owner of one franchise and several others familiar with the situation.

Dwyane Wade sees some of 2014 Miami Heat in current Cleveland Cavaliers

In Cleveland, James, Kevin Love , J.R. Smith, Tristan Thompson and Iman Shumpert have played together for years. "Hopefully we can eventually pull from that and everybody wants to see the other guys succeed and get to that pinnacle they got to".

Texans QB Deshaun Watson Believed to Have Torn ACL in Practice

The Houston Texans look to have taken a devastating hit that could derail their season. Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson suffered a non-contact injury on Thursday and reportedly suffered a torn ACL . Watson pervioulsy played with a torn ACL before during his freshman year as Clemson Tigers quarterback, succeeding to help in the victory over the South Carolina Gamecocks in 2014.

Nationals, Dave Martinez agree to managerial deal

The Cubs advanced to the NLCS in Martinez's other two seasons with Maddon in Chicago. New York Mets hitting coach Kevin Long and former Boston Red Sox skipper John Farrell were also candidates for the Nationals' job. In 2015, it was reported that the Nationals were set to offer to the managerial job to former Padres manager Bud Black after the World Series, but that deal fell apart when the two sides could not agree on a salary.