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Sports MMA: Holly Holm finds herself in the familiar spot as underdog
Author: 0 MMA: Holly Holm finds herself in the familiar spot as underdog

Her overwhelming style is too much for the majority of her opposition. That isn't the case. The shocking victory in front of nearly 60,000 people in Australia shot the former boxing champion to super-stardom but she would go on to struggle, losing the bantamweight strap to Meisha Tate before suffering two further defeats.

Sports Bayliss refutes ball tampering suggestions
Author: 0 Bayliss refutes ball tampering suggestions

There is a bit of dirt and mud on the outfield that does get on the ball and the seams and you are allowed to clean it off. Anderson was touching the shiny side - which is the wrong side to promote reverse swing. "The umpires don't want it to be too over the top, so a quiet word to both captains soon stops it". "Every team in the world does that". "The umpires then know there is nothing untoward going on".

Sports Staff predictions for Eagles-Cowboys
Author: 0 Staff predictions for Eagles-Cowboys

Our Eagles beat writers project what will happen in the Eagles-Cowboys regular-season finale at 1 p.m. Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field. The Cowboys' game plan did not seem to work well, they were mostly ineffective in performing in a must-win game and the result is they will not be making a trip to the NFC playoffs as the 21-12 loss sealed their elimination and effectively ended their season.

Author: 0 Wade Davis agrees to deal with Rockies

The contract's $17.33 million average annual value marks the highest per-year salary ever given to a reliever. He is expected to take over as the Rockies' closer, a role occupied last season by former Royals teammate Greg Holland as Colorado was the second wild card in the NL.

Sports England Under-17 World Cup star accuses UEFA of underplaying racism
Author: 0 England Under-17 World Cup star accuses UEFA of underplaying racism

Brewster won the golden boot during the Under-17 World Cup in India for top-scoring with eight goals. According to Brewster, Wolves teenager Morgan Gibbs-White was abused by a Spanish player during the final in October. They don't really care. "You wouldn't have to worry about playing overseas, worrying about what the fans are going to say, or what another player is going to say.

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Sports Canada routs Slovakia to stay ideal at World Juniors
Author: 0 Canada routs Slovakia to stay ideal at World Juniors

The U.S. dropped to 1-1 following a stunning 3-2 loss to Slovakia on Thursday, two days after opening the tournament with a 9-0 win over Denmark on Tuesday. "Overall, for myself, I just wore it for looks", said Dube. Team Canada is off to a 2-0 start for the second straight tournament. In the case of Canada, it has a lot of both and that's why Dillon Dupe feels extremely honored to have been named team captain for the red and white.

Sports Real confident of Chelsea deals in 2018
Author: 0 Real confident of Chelsea deals in 2018

The 2012 UEFA Champions League winners have promised a gratifying salary in Hazard's new contract extension. "He wants to be in a position where he could deal with any potential interest from Real Madrid , a club that he is fond of but at this point, there has been no contract whatsoever".

Sports Everton closing in on £20m Besiktas striker Cenk Tosun
Author: 0 Everton closing in on £20m Besiktas striker Cenk Tosun

Besiktas are set to make a move for the former Atletico Madrid man and look to get him in as soon as Tosun's deal to Everton is made official. Despite making two appearances for Germany's U-21 side, Tosun opted to play for Turkey at senior level and has eight goals from his 24 caps.

Sports EPL: Harry Kane breaks Shearer's goalscoring record, overtakes Messi
Author: 0 EPL: Harry Kane breaks Shearer's goalscoring record, overtakes Messi

The England international's 37th goal came in only his 36th top-flight appearance in 2017, giving him a better goal-per-game ratio than Shearer managed 22 years ago, when he scored 36 in 42 matches. Spurs showed they were in complete control against the Saints from the beginning, continuously pressuring their opponents, before finding the breakthrough midway through the first half.

Author: 0 Cuts Stake in UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH)

About 47,794 shares traded. AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has declined 0.52% since December 28, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 3.88% the S&P500. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.11, from 1.02 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 46 investors sold UNH shares while 524 reduced holdings.

Author: 0 'Room for more' as Ronaldo wins another Globe award

Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly had a message for his Real Madrid teammates following their 3-0 loss in El Clasico at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday. "It's an honour for me and for the club to receive this award", Zidane told the audience. "Receiving this award means that things are working well".

Sports Djokovic determined to learn from injury misery
Author: 0 Djokovic determined to learn from injury misery

Andy Murray flew out of the United Kingdom yesterday on his way to an extended stopover in Abu Dhabi and then the ultimate destination of Australia, where he still hopes to be fit enough to participate in the year's first grand slam tournament on Jan 15.

Sports Football star George Weah wins Liberian presidential election
Author: 0 Football star George Weah wins Liberian presidential election

He burst onto the world stage at Monaco under manager Arsene Wenger and went on to play at some of the sport's pre-eminent clubs: Paris Saint-Germain, AC Milan, Chelsea and Manchester City. He entered politics after his retirement in 2002 and is now a senator in Liberia's parliament. She is the ex-wife of Charles Taylor, a former president and warlord serving 50 years in Britain for war crimes in neighboring Sierra Leone.

Sports Ajax appoint Utrecht boss Erik ten Hag
Author: 0 Ajax appoint Utrecht boss Erik ten Hag

The technical team were dismissed after the KNVB-Pokal defeat by FC Twente, with Ajax also out of European competition this season, although they are second on the Eredivisie standings, just five points behind leaders PSV . He began his coaching career at the Twente academy in 2002 and served as assistant at PSV from 2009 to 2012 before leading Go Ahead Eagles into the Eredivisie.

Sports Manchester United Close In On Brazilian Starlet Signing
Author: 0 Manchester United Close In On Brazilian Starlet Signing

Capped by Brazil at junior levels - 15 times at Under-20 and twice at Under-23 - Malcom began his career at Corinthians where he made 73 appearances, scoring 10 goals . However, the Red Devils are apparently willing to allow Malcom to remain with Bordeaux until this season finishes should the French side strike a deal with the Premier League giants during the January transfer window.

Sports War on Christmas: NFL Fines Saints RB for Wearing Christmas-Themed Cleats
Author: 0 War on Christmas: NFL Fines Saints RB for Wearing Christmas-Themed Cleats

The Grinch officially stole Christmas for Alvin Kamara . Kamara's red cleats were topped by a think white lining reminiscent of the trim on a Santa Claus costume, along with bells. How can you be mad at that? "I'm gonna make a GoFundMe [fundraising page]", Kamara said. Kamara said he knew the risk when he wore the cleats, and a Saints equipment manager told him to expect a fine, which arrived in the mail either Wednesday night or Thursday morning.

Sports Houston Rockets sign free agent Gerald Green
Author: 0 Houston Rockets sign free agent Gerald Green

CHRIS Paul will miss his third straight game due to a groin injury as the undermanned Houston Rockets clash with a shorthanded Boston Celtics side on Thursday (Friday, Manila time ). Chris Paul has 42.18 fantasy points per game. Houston , who won 14 straight games over the last month and a half, has dropped its last three contests at the hands of the Los Angeles Lakers , Los Angeles Clippers and Oklahoma City Thunder , falling from the top of the standings over the last week.

Sports Nadal - Matching Federer is not my target
Author: 0 Nadal - Matching Federer is not my target

I hope there's more to come. Federer was took the chance to make nice with a quokka. He also had a hit with some children on the beach, took time to pose for many photographs and even signed a beach umbrella. Given that Nadal, Federer and Novak Djokovic , who himself turned 30 in May as did Murray, are the favourites to win in Melbourne when the action begins on January 15, the chances of a twenty-something getting his name in the winners' club appears slim.

Sports Liberia's electoral body to announce results on Thursday 28 Dec
Author: 0 Liberia's electoral body to announce results on Thursday 28 Dec

He said that Weah will succeed incumbent Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as Liberia's president next month, the Guardian reported. Liberian election officials began counting the votes from Liberia's 15 counties on Wednesday and planned to announce preliminary results in the afternoon, with final results due on Thursday.

Sports Oklahoma State players splashed Virginia Tech coach in Mike Gundy's Gatorade bath
Author: 0 Oklahoma State players splashed Virginia Tech coach in Mike Gundy's Gatorade bath

After stopping the Hokies on their next series, the Cowboys went 81 yards in just four plays right before halftime, going ahead 13-7 on a 1-yard run by Hill. However, with 2:34 left in the game, the Cowboys kicked a 38-yard field goal to make it a two-score game. He finally made an impact on the game midway through the third quarter.

Sports Draymond Green: Kevin Durant 'Leading Candidate' for Defensive Player of the Year
Author: 0 Draymond Green: Kevin Durant 'Leading Candidate' for Defensive Player of the Year

Durant is still some way off matching James' long list of achievements with just one championship, Finals MVP and NBA MVP to his name, but the Warriors forward feels he is worthy of being mentioned in the same breath. Green spoke for almost four minutes on the topic, outlining in detail why he does not like the NBA's policy to release a play-by-play breakdown of missed calls in the game's final two minutes.

Sports Everyone's just wild about Harry (Kane)...even Wenger
Author: 0 Everyone's just wild about Harry (Kane)...even Wenger

Hugo says Harry is the best striker he has played with and insists he is "by the side" of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The acclaim for the goalscoring feats of Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane has been the deafening soundtrack to the festive football programme as even Arsene Wenger, manager of the club that let him out of their grasp, joined in on Wednesday.