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Malta blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia killed in vehicle bomb attack

Local police said that the explosion killed Caruana Galizia, 53, a prominent investigative journalist, who ran a very poplar blog. She wrote on Monday: "There are crooks everywhere you look now. "The only remedy for anyone who felt slandered was through the courts". Mr Muscat and his wife deny they held such companies. Recently, Caruana Galizia's outspoken blog had turned its fire on opposition politicians. Read More »

Passage West GAA Latest To Lose Stand To Hurricane Ophelia

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Due to the increasing severity of the storm with reported gusts in some areas reaching speeds of up to 140km/hr, the ESB has warned it could be ten days before some customers are reconnected. The roof of Cork City's Turner's Cross stadium has partially collapsed as Storm Ophelia batters Ireland. Another dramatic video appears to show the roof of a school in Douglas, Cork being ripped off by the incredibly strong winds. Read More »

Warriors or the field: Who will be 2018 National Basketball Association champions?

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According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, the Golden State Warriors are listed at -200 to win the NBA Finals this season. However, they won't be the only side in the West with the potential to have a great campaign. This season series should be very intriguing now for National Basketball Association fans, but can the Thunder play enough defense, and who will be able to guard Kevin Durant? The last title came in 2008. Read More »

Tottenham can 'hurt' Real Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu - Toby Alderweireld

England new boy Winks now faces the ultimate test when Tottenham face holders Real Madrid in the Champions League tomorrow. "Of course, with all the chances he gets he has a bigger chance of scoring". "I think over the last few seasons it's been nearly the same team every season". Maybe my memory is not so well but I was never disrespectful to my colleague. Read More »

Surgeon Clears Bridgewater's Return To Practice

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Bridgewater tweeted "thank you" Monday morning, perhaps hinting that he was cleared by a doctor (or at least expects to be cleared) at his scheduled checkup. A 32nd overall pick by the Vikings in 2014, Bridgewater started in 12 of 13 games that year, completing 259 of 402 passes for 2,919 yards and he had 14 touchdowns with 12 interceptions. Read More »

Delays and drips mark Great Western Railway's new train launch

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There was further embarrassment when the maiden journey ground to a halt at Taplow, Bucks because of an unexpected delay . In what Great Western Railway has described as "the biggest fleet upgrade in a generation", a new Intercity Express Train stopped at Didcot Parkway station on its way from Bristol to London Paddington. Read More »

Wales dump 'Gatland's Law' and switch to Australian-type selection criteria

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Under the previous policy, which was introduced under Gatland's reign in August 2014, the New Zealander was able to select up to three players who are based outside of Wales . The changes will benefit the Welsh national team, regions and clubs and provide clarity for the players they affect . If they 60 or more caps and they are outside Wales they would be'. Read More »

AP Top 25: Big upsets shake up top 10 in latest poll

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Penn State football may not have played this past weekend but the Nittany Lions moved up to No.2 in the nation in both the AP and Coaches Poll. It wasn't just Top 10 teams that suffered untimely defeats. Virginia Tech sits at No. 14 while ACC mate North Carolina State is tied for No. 16 with South Florida. Auburn, meanwhile, dropped from No. 11 to No. Read More »

Weinstein Company Gets Emergency Investment From Colony Capital

On Monday the movie and TV studio announced a financing deal with Colony Capital that will help it stay afloat. Following the bombshell reports against the film executive and his subsequent firing at the hands of the board, rumors began flying that brother Bob Weinstein would oversee a sale of the company, which he and Harvey own 42 percent off. Read More »

Joe Maddon rips home plate collision rule

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Culberson tried to score from second on a single by Justin Turner and was initially called out by umpire Mike Winters for not touching home plate. Maddon previously has spoken out against the rule, and he said he has been fined. I think it's wrong. "I saw a great baseball play", Maddon said after the game. Accordindg to Retrosheet, the last Cubs manager ejected in the postseason was back in the 1935 World Series. Read More »

Tiger Woods 'making progress', hitting driver in Sunday red

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Will Tiger Woods actually hit a competitive golf shot again? It was at the Presidents Cup where Woods said, "I don't know what my future holds for me". "Overall, I'm very optimistic how I'm progressing". The 41-year-old was a captain's assistant for the United States at the 2017 Presidents Cup, which the US won 19-11 earlier this month. Read More »

Pep Guardiola Rules Out Manchester City Complacency Pre-Napoli

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Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has said he is anxious his players could be "distracted" by praise from Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola . "If they think like that, they will be stupid", Guardiola told reporters. That isn't going to happen. I will show my players on Monday and Tuesday how good a game Napoli are going to play. Read More »

FIFA Confirm Seeding And Potential Playoff Opponents For Ireland

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Victory against Wales has seen the Boys in Green move back up to 26th in the world after they dropped outside the top 30 in September. The draw for the final qualifiers takes place on Tuesday and will determine the pairings of the four matches, with those ranked highest avoiding each other. Read More »

Slaven Bilic singles out on West Ham man for criticism after draw

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The Hammers were 1-0 up through Michail Antonio before the sending off but Chris Wood managed to get a equaliser with five minutes left. The east London outfit now find themselves in 15th position in the Premier League table , and will be bitterly disappointed in the knowledge that a victory against Sean Dyche's men would have taken them up to 10th spot. Read More »

Jose Mourinho satisfied with Manchester United's 'positive result' against Liverpool

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Additionally, given Liverpool is seven points behind United in the table, the Portuguese expected his adversary Klopp to break up a central three of Emre Can, Jordan Henderson and Georginio Wijnaldum and chase victory. Then he risks, then he changes his structure. "When I brought on (Jesse) Lingard and (Marcus) Rashford, I was waiting for him to give me more space to counter, but he didn't give me that". Read More »

Four arrested in Guwahati for pelting stone at Australia's team bus

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The Australia cricket team suffered a scare following their Twenty20 worldwide win over India in Guwahati on Tuesday after a rock was thrown at their team bus, shattering one of the windows, governing body Cricket Australia (CA) said. Guwahati: Earlier, that the Australian team bus came under attack of unknown miscreants while they were returning from the new Barsapara Stadium in Guwahati. Read More »

Golden Knights' Tuch, Shipachyov score first National Hockey League goals

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Former Belleville Bulls netminder Malcolm Subban recorded his first National Hockey League win - against the team that recently put him on waivers - as the expansion Las Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Boston Bruins 3-1 Sunday. Subban lost his shutout bid with just 30 seconds left when David Pastrnak's pass from behind the goal caromed in off the skate of center William Karlsson and into the net. Read More »

Federer wins Shanghai: But this will further motivate his rival Nadal

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Federer broke Nadal twice in the first set to set up the result, the current world No.2 beating the current world No.1 - two positions they have occupied for so long over the past decade and a bit. Nadal, runner-up in 2009, was pushed hard by the battling fourth seed, who put his booming forehand to good use but failed to derail the Spaniard, who has now won 16 matches in a row. Read More »

Prediction: Leicester vs West Brom

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We have had some decent performances where we have not got the results we merited but there have been some where we have been fortunate to come away with a point. Leicester host West Brom on Monday, October 16. It's 23 years since Leicester beat West Brom at home. I will still be trying to get three points. Read More »

Martavis Bryant requests trade

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According to NFL Media, Bryant has requested a trade, and both his teammates and Steelers coaches know he's not happy. It's been a disappointing return for Bryant from a year-long suspension for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy. Read More »

Week 6 Game Scout: Giants at Broncos

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Meanwhile, Eli Manning and the Giants predictably used their first-round rookie tight end Evan Engram and running backs to march down the field against the supposedly vaunted Denver defense. To make matters worse for NY, on the defensive side of the ball, the Giants have suspended one of the team's top cornerbacks, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie. Read More »

Jameis Winston goes down against Cardinals with shoulder injury

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Through his first two seasons leading the Bucs, Winston has gone for over 4,000 yards passing each season while also helping the team go from seven wins his first year to nine last season, their first winning campaign since 2010. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers' afternoon in Arizona just went from bad to worse. The Buccaneers are trailing the Cardinals 24-0 at halftime. Working from a huge deficit, Fitzpatrick finished 22-for-32 for 290 yards and three three touchdowns. Read More »

Rams vs. Jaguars NFL Week 6 Predictions: Will over cash? 10/13/17

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The Jaguars (3-3) botched a decent chance to tie the game early in the fourth period when Blake Bortles fumbled on one play and then threw an interception on the next. 15, 2017, in Jacksonville, Fla. The Rams come into this contest soaring high with a 3-2 mark, last in a tight NFC South while the Jaguars stand at 3-2 on the season, first in the AFC South. Read More »

Leonard Fournette leaves game with injury

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Jaguars kicker Jason Myers also missed a 54-yard field goal at the end of the first half and another 54-yarder with 1:07 remaining. It was part of a 100-yard first quarter rushing effort for Fournette that, briefly, gave the Jaguars a 14-10 lead when Chris Ivory went 22 yards for a touchdown on a screen pass. Read More »

Kyle Shanahan names rookie CJ Beathard 49ers' new starting quarterback

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Beathard - grandson of former Redskins general manager Bobby Beathard - led a drive that had the 49ers in field-goal range before an offensive pass-interference penalty against former Redskin Pierre Garcon derailed the drive. Beathard is an incredibly tough quarterback who moves in and out of the pocket extremely well. Thompson caught four passes for 105 yards (the leading receiver in the game) and ran the ball 16 times for 33 yards (longest was 11). Read More »

Bucs QB Jameis Winston exits game with shoulder injury

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The Buccaneers quickly said Winston, the No. 1 pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, was doubtful to return. Arizona Cardinals running back Adrian Peterson (23) tries to run past Tampa Bay Buccaneers free safety Chris Conte, left, during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. Read More »

Chicago Bears at Baltimore Ravens: 5 Things to Watch

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The Ravens just couldn't slow down the run game. Chicago (2-4) snapped a 10-game losing streak on the road. That kind of thing just isn't sustainable over the length of an National Football League schedule, however. Trubisky, meanwhile, was at 94.0, not bad but also not meaningful until he can reach that number while throwing it 30 or 35 times. Both the Bears and the Ravens are near the bottom of the league when it comes to scoring. Read More »