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Sports Cristiano Ronaldo sets another footballing first with goal against Sevilla
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo sets another footballing first with goal against Sevilla

We've had enough Ronaldo love for the next year over the last 24 hours, but here's a few people who agree with his self-assessment in the interests of balance... I went to the awards ceremony and never won. Unsurprisingly, the newspapers in his favoured regions lead on a picture of Ronaldo with Marca's accompanying headline translating to 'I want seven' after he declared his intention to win two more before retiring.

Sports United Nations political chief concludes visit to N. Korea
Author: 0 United Nations political chief concludes visit to N. Korea

And on Thursday, two B-1s joined Vigilant Ace, a massive United States and South Korea aerial exercise involving 230 aircraft, 12,000 personnel, and the US's top stealth jets. North Korea said in a statement carried by its official KCNA news agency that it expressed willingness to ease tension on the Korean peninsula and acknowledged the negative impact of sanctions on humanitarian aid to North Korea.

Sports Crystal Palace pay penalty in draw with Bournemouth
Author: 0 Crystal Palace pay penalty in draw with Bournemouth

It was a unilateral decision. "It's fairly obvious what my thoughts on his decision are", Hodgson continued. 'We expected Luka to take it, he's our designated penalty taker, he said. He hasn't quite lived up to expectations, and certainly not to begin his second season in London. There was more stoppage-time drama in the second half too when Palace were awarded a penalty which could have put them level on points with 17th-placed West Bromwich Albion, but Christian Benteke missed from ...

Author: 0 TCU AD Chris Del Conte assuming role at Texas

The Longhorns are hiring TCU athletic director Chris Del Conte . Del Conte announced his acceptance of the position at Texas in a Twitter post. The Horned Frogs also captured a co-Big 12 Championship just three seasons after entering the conference - a move which Del Conte had an instrumental role in.

Sports Army-Navy at the half: Mids lead a slugfest, 10-7
Author: 0 Army-Navy at the half: Mids lead a slugfest, 10-7

Prior to previous year when Army defeated Navy in Baltimore, Navy had won 14 straight in the series. Last season, Navy fell to Army for the first time since 2001, but the Midshipmen retain a 60-50-7 overall lead in the series. But Navy committed two false start penalties, making the final field goal attempt more hard. Nike has gifted Army, the road team this year, with an icy white-on-white combo punctuated by accents of that signature Army green, inspired by the 10th Mountain ...

Sports Senatla breezes to 200 World Sevens Series tries in Cape Town
Author: 0 Senatla breezes to 200 World Sevens Series tries in Cape Town

New Zealand were upset 22-0 in their opening match against the U.S. before beating Spain 55-0. New Zealand needed to beat Australia in the final match of the section to avoid missing the knockout phase for the first time and survived a scare before emerging 35-12 victors.

Sports Newcastle vs Leicester 9 December 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions
Author: 0 Newcastle vs Leicester 9 December 2017: EPL Preview and Predictions

Newcastle head into the game in miserable form, as they lost 3-1 at Chelsea last weekend - despite taking a 1-0 lead - to make it just one point in the last six games. "It was a fantastic move and a fantastic goal", Puel told BBC Sport . "The Foxes are ninth in the table, which is around where they should be". Newcastle were almost gifted a second goal in the 36th minute when Ben Chilwell's bad pass across the edge of his own box was pounced on by Jacob Murphy , thankfully for the ...

Sports Boston College takes down top-ranked Duke Blue Devils 89-84
Author: 0 Boston College takes down top-ranked Duke Blue Devils 89-84

Gary Trent Jr. was the high scorer for Duke with 25 while BC's Ky Bowman led all scorers with 30 points and nine assists for the game. With the victory, Boston College improved to 7-3 on the year. 6-foot-1 sophomore Ky Bowman led the way and almost had a triple-double with 30 points, 10 boards and nine assists. But even his 3's were not enough to keep up with Robinson and Bowman.

Sports Manchester United will target Juventus' Alex Sandro over Danny Rose in January
Author: 0 Manchester United will target Juventus' Alex Sandro over Danny Rose in January

Alex Sandro has blossomed into a fine full-back upon his move to Juventus from Porto in the summer of 2015. United boss Mourinho has been afforded a budget of around £80m ahead of the January transfer window, according to the Daily Record , and has made Sandro his number one target with the futures of Luke Shaw and Matteo Darmian uncertain.

Sports Conor McGregor vs Manny Pacquiao set for April 2018?
Author: 0 Conor McGregor vs Manny Pacquiao set for April 2018?

Tony Ferguson has been awarded the interim lightweight title in McGregor's absence and is the obvious first defence fight for the Irishman, who has thus far shown little appetite to return to MMA. Asked if he has spoken to McGregor about a possible match-up, the Filipino puncher said: "Initially". If we can negotiate it, I have no problem. Last month, Pacquiao appeared to be teasing McGregor by sending a message to the Dubliner on social media , saying: "Happy Thanksgiving!" Stay fit my ...

Sports Pochettino blames Tottenham struggles on late transfers
Author: 0 Pochettino blames Tottenham struggles on late transfers

They bring so much quality to the field and have incredible players. "If not, we're going to compete in the same period as City, United, Liverpool and Chelsea, we're going to struggle to bring in the players we want". "I think, you know, like me, the pre-season is so important". "You need six or seven months for the players to fit, adapt themselves to the team, the dynamics, everything".

Sports Zlatan understands I am also a god — Mkhitaryan
Author: 0 Zlatan understands I am also a god — Mkhitaryan

Obviously there are certain advantages to playing Fellaini but he can inhibit United's style of play so some supporters may have preferred the more technical Herrera to get the nod tomorrow. 'I think it will be easy for ( Vincent) Kompany to compete against ( Juan) Mata in the air, ' he said sarcastically. Tomorrow's clash will be the 20th meeting between former Barcelona manager Guardiola and former Real Madrid boss Mourinho.

Sports Google Doodle celebrates birthday of 'the First lady of lens' Homi Vyarawalla
Author: 0 Google Doodle celebrates birthday of 'the First lady of lens' Homi Vyarawalla

She later moved to Bombay, now Mumbai, and studied at Bombay University and Sir J J School of Art. She started working in the late 1930 and was retired in the early 1970. Vyarawalla has also photographed Queen Elizabeth and former US President Dwight Eisenhower's visits to India. Some of her best work, however, came during Independence.

Sports India vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI
Author: 0 India vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI

Having won five straight bilateral series apart from reaching Champions Trophy final, a 3-0 win will put India atop the ICC ODI rankings , overtaking South Africa . India vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI will be played at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Stadium in Dharamsala. With the South Africa Test series round the corner, the team management would certainly want their favourite Jinks to break the jinx.

Sports Ben Duckett dropped by England Lions after Perth bar incident
Author: 0 Ben Duckett dropped by England Lions after Perth bar incident

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) confirmed Duckett has been stood down on "disciplinary grounds" pending an investigation amid reports of an alcohol-related incident. Bairstow, 28, on Friday claimed he was "stitched up" by Australia and said his headbutt was simply a greeting and a case of "boys being boys". "We need to sharpen up our act", said Strauss in November.

Sports Anti-US Valley protests
Author: 0 Anti-US Valley protests

The JRL, comprising Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik, said Jerusalem represented the religious emotions and aspirations of more than a billion Muslims across the globe. president", it said. A protest march was also held at Hassanabad with people burning Trump's effigies and shouting anti-America and pro-Hezbollah slogans.

Sports Magic will be without injured Fournier against Hawks
Author: 0 Magic will be without injured Fournier against Hawks

Will Barton tops the balanced offense at 15.8 points per contest after averaging 22.8 over the last four games and Gary Harris (15.3) scored nearly 20 per outing in the same span. Magic forward Aaron Gordon left with a concussion shortly after colliding with the Harris midway through the third quarter. An MRI has confirmed that Orlando Magic swingman Evan Fournier sprained his right ankle, a team official said.

Sports 'Outstanding' Liverpool will be hard to handle - Sam Allardyce
Author: 0 'Outstanding' Liverpool will be hard to handle - Sam Allardyce

So Allardyce, known throughout his career for a pragmatics approach to getting results, may well take a cautious approach to his first Merseyside derby when they make the short trip to Anfield on Sunday. "Then, they will hope they'll get something from a set piece". Gylfi Sigurdsson is born to deliver them. A lot of fights for second balls. "Don't expect us to play football like in the last 20 minutes against ( Spartak) Moscow ".

Sports Baltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Preview and Prediction
Author: 0 Baltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Preview and Prediction

Wide receiever JuJu Smith-Schuster's suspension for a hit on linebacker Vontaze Burfict was controversially upheld, meaning he will miss this week's game. Make sure you are taking the Pittsburgh Steelers -5 over the Baltimore Ravens in this game. Ravens (+5) over STEELERS: In their earlier meeting, the Ravens were not in the pink, and the Steelers were coming off that embarrassing loss to the Bears.

Sports Derrick Rose May Require Surgery to Remove Bone Spur in Ankle
Author: 0 Derrick Rose May Require Surgery to Remove Bone Spur in Ankle

In his seven appearances with the Cavs this season, Rose has turned in averages of 14.3 points on 47 percent shooting from the field, 2.6 rebounds, and 1.7 assists. With dynamic guard Isaiah Thomas expected to return from a hip injury this season, Rose may find playing time hard to come by when he returns since Thomas, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and J.R.

Sports Sean Payton gives Falcons the 'choke' sign
Author: 0 Sean Payton gives Falcons the 'choke' sign

Although Payton didn't want to discuss individual penalties on Friday, he indicated the Saints could submit some of the problematic calls to the league, though he called that "wasted energy". I've got to be smarter than that". "We'll just let the medical staff and the doctors do their thing", Quinn said. Even the Saints' star on offense could have had a bigger game if not for the officiating, Payton said.