• Strike disrupts life a day after civilian killings rock Kashmir
Strike disrupts life a day after civilian killings rock Kashmir

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Khan, said that deputy commissioner, Shopian , has been asked to probe the incident and complete the inquiry within 20 days. Gunj police stations". Authorities also imposed a curfew in the old parts of Srinagar , which is the urban center of protests against Indian rule.

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  • Youngster 'delighted' after Pochettino meeting, Tottenham 'best option', transfer simmering
Youngster 'delighted' after Pochettino meeting, Tottenham 'best option', transfer simmering

Mauricio Pochettino questioned his Tottenham Hotspur players' appetite for the fight after were almost knocked out of the FA Cup by fourth-tier Newport County . Spurs fail to clear from a set-piece, it comes back out to Bennett who delivers a lovely cross to the back post, it's begging to be headed in and Amond obliges! We were aware about...

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  • Chris Gayle goes unsold in first round of auction
Chris Gayle goes unsold in first round of auction

Another predictable aspect was Australian players getting premium bids with Mitchell Starc being picked by Kolkata Knight Riders for Rs 9.60 crore (USD 1.5 million). Rayudu was a crucial player in the Mumbai Indians setup, and will look to get more opportunities under MS Dhoni with the South Indian team. Kings XI Punjab was by far the busiest...

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  • Ross Barkley set to start in FA Cup as Chelsea injuries mount
Ross Barkley set to start in FA Cup as Chelsea injuries mount

Courtois (ankle), Morata (back) and Willian are all out for Chelsea , but Cesc Fabregas could return from injury. Fabregas trained today and tomorrow I will check his physical condition, but this is good news for us. "To sell, to buy and go on loan - the club will inform you". "Don't forget that we missed only one game in the Carabao Cup an...

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  • Woods Shoots Even-Par 72 in First Round at Torrey Pines
Woods Shoots Even-Par 72 in First Round at Torrey Pines

But he was seven shots behind Tony Finau, who led with a 65 on the North Course at Torrey Pines, and Woods will play that course on Friday on the bubble to make the cut. "I'm going to grind it, give it everything I possibly have", added Woods, who looked relaxed and confident as he prepared for his first official US PGA Tour event since missing the...

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  • Barcelona Confirm Agreement With Hebei China Fortune for Javier Mascherano Transfer
Barcelona Confirm Agreement With Hebei China Fortune for Javier Mascherano Transfer

The "Little Boss" will jump to the lawn of the Camp Nou to say goodbye to Barça fans. President Josep Maria Bartomeu and the first-team squad will all be in attendance. Maybe I will consider it in the future; I like the idea of being a coach but now's not the time. Barcelona have announced that long-serving veteran defender Javier Masc...

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  • The NBA gives an assist to sports betting push
The NBA gives an assist to sports betting push

Giving them a piece of the sports betting pie could create lucrative new revenue streams for pro sports leagues - but would potentially diminish the revenue set aside for public education or government programs. "We can all agree that the 25-year ban on sports wagering has been a failure in every regard". Though much of that betting is on sports ...

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  • Dennis Smith Jr. Selected To Rising Stars Challenge
Dennis Smith Jr. Selected To Rising Stars Challenge

Murray was named the 2017 BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge MVP after posting 36 points and 11 assists - both game highs - in a 150-141 Team World victory. Now in his third season, Jokic was no longer eligible for the Rising Stars Challenge. The last one was Isaiah Thomas in 2013, but DeMarcus Cousins, Tyreke Evans, Hedo Turkoglu and Jason Willia...

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  • Rafael Nadal faces Marin Cilic
Rafael Nadal faces Marin Cilic

That will also be the mantra against sixth seed Cilic . He is the eighth British man to reach the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam tournament in the Open era, but he has a ways to go to catch Murray's 30 appearances. On top of that, Edmund is beginning to see improvements in his serve, another previous area of criticism given his 6ft2 height. ...

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  • Five Players Manchester United Should Look At Before The Summer Transfer Window
Five Players Manchester United Should Look At Before The Summer Transfer Window

It is being reported that Manchester United are now on a collision course with Paul Pogba as the Frenchman wants his wages doubled once Sanchez officially joins from Arsenal . With these kind of things, as long as it is not over the line, you can not say that it will happen. Speaking after United's 1-0 win over Burnley , Mourinho said of ...

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  • India's debacle against South Africa under scanner
India's debacle against South Africa under scanner

We've taken 20 wickets and when you do so, you have a chance to win. Now after Smith, veteran India opener Virender Sehwag took a dig at the 29-year-old skipper, saying currently no one in the team could stand up to Kohli and point out his mistakes on the ground.

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  • Tesla in autopilot mode crashes into fire truck in California
Tesla in autopilot mode crashes into fire truck in California

A Tesla Model S crashed into a fire truck while driving down a California highway, according to Culver City, California, firefighters. But that reliance was the result of Autopilot's design, which allowed for the driver to actually disengage from "the driving task" for prolonged periods of time, the board said.

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  • Selection Of Stars! NBA's 2018 All-Star Starters Are Revealed
Selection Of Stars! NBA's 2018 All-Star Starters Are Revealed

Instead of having the Eastern Conference All-Stars trade points with their Western Conference counterparts, the Association has borrowed a bit from the National Football League and the NHL: The captains of each side will pick their own All-Star teams.

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  • Pence says US embassy will move to Jerusalem by end of 2019
Pence says US embassy will move to Jerusalem by end of 2019

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence stands after signing the guest book in Israel's parliament in Jerusalem , Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Netanyahu thanked Pence for U.S. The most likely location is in Jerusalem's Arnona neighbourhood in a modern building that now handles US consular affairs like issuing passports, birth certificates and travel visa...

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  • Rabada opens up on whether India are too reliant on Kohli
Rabada opens up on whether India are too reliant on Kohli

An irate Indian skipper Virat Kohli lost his cool and snapped at the scribes, January 17, in a fiery media session after the series defeat against South Africa , his first reverse as full-time skipper. Once you start scoring runs, you are there (with a chance of winning)". No one expected our bowlers to fire the way they did and take 20 wickets....

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  • International Monetary Fund cuts South Africa's growth forecast for next two years
International Monetary Fund cuts South Africa's growth forecast for next two years

In its report, the IMF o said that economic activity in Europe and Asia was surprisingly stronger than expected previous year, and global growth in 2017 was now estimated to have reached 3.7 per cent, 0.1 point higher than the Fund projected in October.

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  • Real Madrid target £200m Harry Kane
Real Madrid target £200m Harry Kane

But they could not find a victor in an entertaining second half at St Mary's, which also saw the home side come close to snatching a victory of their own. Tottenham have finished in the top four for the past two seasons, and actually went close to winning the Premier League title in both of the last two campaigns.

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  • Tommy Fleetwood uses impressive rally to win in Abu Dhabi
Tommy Fleetwood uses impressive rally to win in Abu Dhabi

But it was on his back nine that he hit the accelerator. Asked what he needed to do to make his return a winning one, McIlroy, who has slipped to 11th in the world rankings, said: "Just go out and try and shoot the best score I possibly can".

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  • Australian Open: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic into 4th round
Australian Open: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic into 4th round

Doesn't mean it's going to go in, but I don't have much of a backhand. "I was here to fight and to try everything I could". He also improved his Australian Open record to 90-13. Six-time Australian Open victor Djokovic has been sidelined for six months with an injured right elbow, returning with a remodeled service motion, and 2014 champion Waw...

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  • Zion Williamson makes Duke must-see for scouts next year
Zion Williamson makes Duke must-see for scouts next year

Williamson also was considering USC, North Carolina , Kentucky and Kansas . Williamson has a 7-foot wingspan, which isn't anything special for an NBA-level power forward , but makes up for it with his verticality to be an effective shot blocker at the high school level.

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  • Department Of Defense Makes Sure Troops Can Watch Football Despite Shutdown
Department Of Defense Makes Sure Troops Can Watch Football Despite Shutdown

The American Forces Network, which services troops and US government employees in foreign nations, caused a furor when it announced Saturday on its Facebook page that it was not available due to the government shutdown . The shutdown became official at midnight on Friday after Democrats and Republicans in Congress failed to agree on a last-minut...

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  • Kerber beats Sharapova in 3rd round in Australia
Kerber beats Sharapova in 3rd round in Australia

In addition, she's recovered the first break deficit in sets nearly 70% - a world class figure - in the last two years, compared to Kerber's 50%, and in what is likely to be a very competitive match, I'd much rather have Sharapova's incredible will to win on my side.

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  • Halep downs Davis in marathon but the Barty party is over
Halep downs Davis in marathon but the Barty party is over

So long. I never played a third set so long, " Halep said. Her opponent, Davis, also apparently lost some toenails, as she said to her trainer at one point during the match . As well, it was Federer's 90th match win at Melbourne Park. No.17 seed Madison Keys cruised past Ana Bogdan, achieving her best result in a major, to power into the...

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  • NFL NOTEBOOK: Steelers, Jets fire offensive coordinator
NFL NOTEBOOK: Steelers, Jets fire offensive coordinator

Fichtner has served on Mike Tomlin's staff since 2007. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback surprised many before the playoffs when he said he wanted a rematch with the Jaguars to atone for his five interceptions in a regular-season loss.

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  • Copa del Rey match report Espanyol v FC Barcelona 17 January 2018
Copa del Rey match report Espanyol v FC Barcelona 17 January 2018

In the other quarter-final ties, Diego Costa scored his third goal in four games during Atletico Madrid's 2-1 defeat at home by Sevilla. Lionel Messi missed a penalty before Oscar Melendo fired in the victor in the dying minutes of the match at the RCDE Stadium, but there's still a second leg to be played at Camp Nou next week Thursday.

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  • Neymar tears Dijon apart with four goals and two assists
Neymar tears Dijon apart with four goals and two assists

Argentina forward Angel Di Maria bagged a brace while Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani each scored a goal. Neymar marked his return from a rib injury with the hosts' fourth goal just before half-time, and the Brazil worldwide made it a hat-trick with two more second-half strikes as Dijon were mercilessly ripped apart.

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  • Shami takes three but South Africa move past 200-run lead
Shami takes three but South Africa move past 200-run lead

The new sensation, the big, strong and pacy Lungi Ngidi soon got into the act, dismissing K.L. Rahul who sliced a short delivery into backward point's hands. India started the day well as Kohli and Pandya stitched a partnership cautiously to take India closer to South Africa's first innings score of 335 runs.

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  • SC cops shot after domestic violence call; suspect caught
SC cops shot after domestic violence call; suspect caught

Officials with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division said a SLED helicopter was shot at during the incident. He was placed in a patrol vehicle by another deputy and rushed to Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill. Cummings was out surgery and is expected to be OK. Randy Clinton is awaiting surgery but has non-life threatening injuries, Sgt...

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  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang agrees personal terms with Arsenal
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang agrees personal terms with Arsenal

I expect everything to be as it was. "He's a Dortmund player, he trains and he's in our plans for the upcoming match". Here are the top five... The Gabon striker, who is second in the Bundesliga scoring chart behind Robert Lewandowski with 13 goals , was not included in the squad after missing a team meeting on Saturday.

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  • Kevin Durant: 'You Got To Give Isaiah Thomas Some Time'
Kevin Durant: 'You Got To Give Isaiah Thomas Some Time'

Cleveland stayed with the Warriors for the most part, actually finding itself up seven points at halftime. Oladipo got going in the second quarter during a 15-2 run that gave in a 14-point lead. "I was a little upset at half-time just because we weren't guarding anybody, we didn't play with much intensity", he said. But after watching the W...

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  • Sent to San Francisco
Sent to San Francisco

He had a fairly miserable 2016 season on the offensive side, then was moved out of center field until the Pirates were caught short there, but rebounded in 2017 to post an.849 OPS and 28 home runs. The inevitable promotion of Austin Meadows will help soften the blow of losing McCutchen for fans in Pittsburgh. He hit.291 with 203 home runs and 725 R...

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  • Kevin Sumlin named head coach of Arizona football
Kevin Sumlin named head coach of Arizona football

U of A has been looking for a new football coach, since it announced the firing of Rich Rodriguez on January 2. Bruce Feldman of Sports Illustrated and Fox Sports reported that same shortly after. Sumlin will have the immediate benefit of working with quarterback Khalil Tate who burst on the scene last last fall combining for close to 3,000...

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  • Vikings would face Eagles in NFC Championship with win over Saints
Vikings would face Eagles in NFC Championship with win over Saints

Perhaps that seems like a minor transaction, but it might matter because Case Keenum , Bridgewater and Bradford can all become free agents after the season. He had five interceptions and was picked for the Pro Bowl. The Vikings meanwhile should be well rested here after receiving a bye last week by virtue of claiming the conference's second ov...

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  • Matt Patricia Expected to be Named Next Detroit Lions Head Coach
Matt Patricia Expected to be Named Next Detroit Lions Head Coach

Apparently, that's no longer the case if it ever was. During Sunday morning's conference call, Belichick did not address Schefter's report but explained his thought process behind hiring new assistants, one that does not alter much from his usual approach.

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  • Kris Bryant Receives $10.85 Million Arbitration Settlement
Kris Bryant Receives $10.85 Million Arbitration Settlement

He's likely to be one of baseball's hottest commodities within coming years, the Cubs are doing everything they can to keep him in Chicago. Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant has set a salary record for a first-year arbitration-eligible player.

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