Eddie Jones happy with England's 'positive start'

Eddie Jones , the title-holders' Australian coach, said the Lions' gruelling drawn series in New Zealand past year partly explained the injury toll. England number eight Sam Simmonds scored two tries on his debut as Eddie Jones's side defeated Italy 46-15 in their Six Nations opener.

DFP thanks Pakistan for observing 'Kashmir Solidarity Day'

Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq has said that Kashmir issue was not just a territorial dispute but a question of people's inherent right to self-determination. Pakistan's prime minister has pledged his government's continued support for the struggle of the people of Kashmir, saying the residents of the divided Himalayan region have rendered great sacrifices in their fight for freedom, which can not be suppressed.

Washington considers tagging QB Kirk Cousins — ESPN's Schefter

However, this may not happen. That would significantly reduce what the Redskins could get for him from that team. "You know, the trade is still agreed to in principle, so it's not set in stone until March 14", Cousins said. If the deal ends up being finalized next month, it will likely signal the end of Cousins' six-year tenure in Washington. Sure, they could. They have two second-round picks this year (37th and 49th).

Klopp comments about Sissoko could leave Tottenham fans scratching their heads

While the Reds are renowned for bleeding goals, they are much more secure at the back on home soil. Klopp will be more intent on the attacking side of the game, with the manager already admitting that the defence needs a bit of work before being ready to control the game.

Pelicans agree on deal to trade for Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic

Talks between the two sides publicly fell through on Tuesday. He also could become a trade chip down the road, or a stretch waiver candidate, which would allow the Bulls to spread his salary-cap hit over several seasons. The Bulls are basically giving up an unhappy player and eating a bad contract in return for what should be a mid-first-round pick. The pick is reportedly top-five protected for the upcoming draft, meaning Chicago will likely have it right away.

Rodchenkov lawyer hopes International Olympic Committee appeals Russian reinstatements

CAS stated that there was sufficient evidence to establish that 11 athletes were guilty of anti-doping rule violations and declared them ineligible to compete in the Games in South Korea, but lifted their lifetime bans. Among those whose life bans were scrapped is Alexander Legkov, 34, who won gold in Sochi in the 50-kilometre freestyle cross-country skiing event and silver in the 4x10km relay, only to have his results annulled over the doping allegations.

Reporter Asks Jamie Vardy About Chelsea Move, He Responds Brilliantly

The Foxes were two goals up inside the first 12 minutes when first Diabate broke the deadlock by poking the ball into the net before Iheanacho poached on a poor backpass to finish smartly into the bottom corner. Penny, who used to work in a restaurant while playing for Nuneaton, joked: "Everyone has been saying that when the ball goes in the channel it's a race between me and him and he's nervous because he knows I'm going to burn him - I know I am faster than him".

Joe McKnight Shooter Guilty of Manslaughter ... Faces 40 Years

However, the prosecutors quickly shot down the allegations by proving that they didn't find any gun powder on Mcknight which would be visible if the victim was in close contact with the shooter. Prosecutors told jurors Friday that the evidence shows Gasser angrily pursued McKnight and shot him from inside his own auto. The two reportedly began aggressively weaving through traffic before McKnight was followed off an exit by Gasser.

Newport County vs Tottenham

Newport are eighth in League Two and midfielder Paddy Amond is searching for his tenth of the season. When is Newport vs Tottenham and what time is kick-off? Mauricio Pochettino will be looking to rotate his squad ahead (Picture: AFP/Getty Images)What TV channel is Newport vs Tottenham on? Newport County are hosting a top-flight side at home for the first time since October 1986, when facing Everton in a League Cup second leg match at Rodney Parade, losing 5-1.

'Not Running Away:' MSU Athletic Director Retires; Trustee Is Interim President

He was sentenced this week to 40 to 175 years in prison for molesting women and girls under the guise of medical treatment. Originally, it was meant to call for the resignation of President Simon over her handling of the Larry Nassar sexual assault investigation .

Former Twin Jim Thome among 4 chosen for Hall of Fame

Third baseman Chipper Jones starred in the major leagues with the Atlanta Braves . Jim Thome is eighth on the all-time homer list with 612 and Trevor Hoffman is second all time in saves. Bonds, the career home runs leader and a seven-time MVP, reached 56.4 percent, up from 53.8 percent. The outfielder was a notorious bad-ball hitter, batting.318 with 449 homers and 1,496 RBIs.

Battling Bournemouth hold West Ham to 1-1 draw

But it's a year since West Ham last won successive Premier League games. Cressy is okay, but it's more the Lanzini one that we're anxious about. "It looks like a hamstring. West Ham are 11th spot in the Premier League, five points above the relegation zone and Moyes wants to bring in some quality additions before the transfer window closes to help his side secure survival.

Indian Supreme Court allows screening of controversial film Padmavat

The petition has requested the court to review its order that lifted the ban on the government-imposed ban on the movie. The film has been marred into controversy after several fringe groups, mostly Shri Rajput Karni Sena, accused the film maker of distorting history and portraying Rani Padmini in poor light in the movie.

Roger Federer through to Australian Open third round

His trickiest adversary might have been a cringe-worthy post-match engagement with actor Will Ferrell . Five-time tournament victor Roger Federer produced an assured display to down world No. RF: "They remind me of my name, it's good". Actually I saw him when I started the match , then I totally forgot he sat there. "That's when he walked out onto center court".

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, 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.