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Indian women hockey team ranked 10th in world after triumph

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The team had not qualified for the last two world cups. The win wasn't an easy one, for both teams were tied at 1-1 and the match went into a nail biting penalty shoot-out, according to a report . "Full marks to the team and also to coach Harendra". While the Indian goalkeeper Savita showed her best performance during the tensed shootout and achieved "Goalkeeper of the Tournament" title, it was the Indian skipper Rani Rampal who scored the winning goal for India, ensuring that the national ... Read More »

David Luiz to face Antonio Conte in Chelsea training on Wednesday

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Instead, the first instinct was to reach for the BLAZING ROW button. 'I don't know. He has to work really hard otherwise they are on the bench or in the stands, ' Conte said after Chelsea's victory over United . 'We are very happy because we played well and we deserved this win. However, Conte insisted that the decision to go with Christensen was purely tactical, playing down suggestions of a breakdown in the pair's relationship. Read More »

Mayor unveils plans to part-pedestrianise Oxford Street

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The plans seek to transform the area between Oxford Circus and Orchard Street by creating a "pedestrian friendly" area to accommodate the rising visitor numbers expected with the arrival of the Elizabeth Line . Among the measures planned to support the scheme are more than two kilometres of widened pavements, six new pedestrian crossings along Wigmore Street , which runs parallel to Oxford Street, and improvements to crossings in Cavendish Square. Read More »

Deion Sanders responds to Tony Romo's tackling criticism

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Good natured or not, Sanders hit the former quarterback with a few truths of his own. As you can see, Sanders wasted no time going at Romo's playoff record and lack of championships. In 2011, he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Not a bad way for the @dallascowboys to welcome Tony Romo back to Dallas. The 37-year-old was a part of the Cowboys from 2003-2016, but never led the team to the Super Bowl. Read More »

Ties for second at the Shriners Hospitals Open

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Cantlay looked to have lost momentum after bogeying the final two holes to put him in a play-off alongside Alex Cejka and Whee Kim. "I know how to practice and prepare for tournaments, so I can do what I want". After returning to the 18th tee, Kim effectively took himself out of the equation when he pulled his drive into the desert scrub and was forced to take an unplayable lie, while Cantlay blocked his tee-shot into the right rough behind a collection of trees. Read More »

Lamar Odom collapses at a nightclub

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Lamar Odom , who has had issues in the past with addiction, released a Players' Tribune article earlier this year that spoke about his journey with both substance abuse and other hardships in his life. However, TMZ said Odom has been partying "a lot lately" at strip clubs and nightclubs, though there is no indication of whether that partying also includes drinking or using drugs. Read More »

Zinedine Zidane Backs Struggling Karim Benzema And Cristiano Ronaldo

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Madrid bounced back from their defeats to Girona and Tottenham with a straightforward victory on Sunday, but Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo endured a frustrating time in front of goal. "I always see the positive side". Zinedine Zidane's men could ill-afford another loss after Barcelona went 11 points clear of them by beating Sevilla 2-1 on Saturday, but they rarely looked in trouble, showing a significant improvement from their Champions League loss to Spurs on Wednesday. Read More »

Michael Emenalo quits Chelsea in blow to Roman Abramovich

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Emenalo is said to have been a "vital element" at Chelsea under the Russian, having overseen the recruitment of stars such as Eden Hazard , Thibaut Courtois and Cesar Azpilicueta as well as the likes of Kevin De Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku, whose departures "frustrated" the former Nigeria worldwide. Read More »

Baines: Win nothing to get carried away with

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It ended a run of three straight defeats since Ronald Koeman was sacked, as the Toffees' first win in nine games in all competitions moved them up from 19th to 15th in the table. Ahead of an worldwide break that appears a likely period in which Everton will appoint a permanent boss - be it Unsworth or someone else - it was a remarkable contest that brought the Merseyside outfit's first win since September. Read More »

Arsene Wenger Blasts Officials, Calls Raheem Sterling a Diver

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If on top of that they have decisions at home like that, they will be unstoppable", the Frenchman said. Arsenal's €53 million record signing was already looking frustrated with constantly being subbed off as his new manager Arsene Wenger insists on giving Olivier Giroud cameo appearances at his expense. Read More »

Anderson open to England vice-captaincy

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The tourists will need to select a new deputy for Joe Root with Ben Stokes now still suspended pending an investigation for his involvement in a brawl outside a nightclub in Bristol. "It's part and parcel of the job as a senior player having played over 100 Tests", ESPNcricinfo quoted Anderson, as saying. England start a four-day game against a Cricket Australia XI in Adelaide on Wednesday as they step up their preparations ahead of the first Ashes Test at the GABBA from 23 November. Read More »

Nadal pulls out of Paris Masters with right knee injury

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He further said, "I'm going to do my treatment, do my best to be playing in London, but I can not talk about that now because (it) is a day that is tough enough for me to pull out from here". But Nadal accelerated away after that and served out the victory on his second match point when Chung hit a forehand long. Chung saved four break points in a long fourth game of the second set lasting 12 minutes, holding for 2-2. Read More »

Toronto FC vs. New York Red Bulls in MLS Cup Playoffs

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Listed at 6-1, 174 pounds, the well-built Altidore fell to the ground like Arjen Robben searching for a penalty. Near the end of the first half, with the score tied 0-0, Toronto's Sebastian Giovinco dumped Tyler Adams in the midfield. As a result of the ejection, Altidore will be suspended for the first leg of the Eastern Conference final in Columbus if the red card is upheld. A shot from Daniel Royer that deflected off Wright-Phillips early in the second half gave NY a 1-0 advantage in ... Read More »

Dolphins' defense at full strength for Raiders game

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Jay Cutler: Even though the Dolphins' quarterback played with two broken ribs, it didn't look like it. Cutler completed his first 16 passes for 148 yards and kept the Dolphins in the game when their rushing attack was non-existent aside from a 42-yard burst by Drake. Read More »

Is the Liverpool defence under Jurgen Klopp really that bad?

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp disclosed that Sadio Mane will join Senegal for the 2018 World Cup qualifying fixtures against South Africa. Mane lasted 77 minutes despite having had only two training sessions, while Georginio Wijnaldum lasted the full game despite looking certain to miss the match with an ankle knock. Read More »

Buccaneers' Jameis Winston out with shoulder injury

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When Lattimore went down, Evans then jumped on top of him and appeared to be trying to throw a punch before another Saints player shoved Evans off Lattimore. The Bucs have scored just 13 points over the past two weeks while Winston has played through his shoulder and may have to turn to Fitzpatrick to for a week or two get Winston healthy. Read More »

Avs trade Matt Duchene

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The proposed three-team trade looked like this. Senators GM Pierre Dorion got his man and delivered Duchene the ticket out of town he so desired. The Colorado Avalanche has traded forward Matt Duchene to the Ottawa Senators, TFP has confirmed. Read More »

Evra thanks ´real´ Marseille fans after ´get out´ banner

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Stewards at the ground quickly intervened to break up the trouble, with Evra, who was originally listed as a substitute, ordered to return to the dressing room by the referee. Following the game, the former Juventus defender posted on social media for the first time since Thursday's incident. In the post below, Evra congratulates his teammates for their resounding 5-0 win over Caen and then thanks the "real" Marseille fans for the support they've shown him in recent days. Read More »

Mike Evans destroys New Orleans DB who shoved Jameis Winston

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Injuries: Saints left tackle Terron Armstead (chest) was in and out of the lineup throughout the first half and didn't play in the second half as the team moved Andrus Peat to left tackle and had Josh LeRibeus replace Peat at left guard. "Then Evans flew in for the tackle". "Steve Gleason, who made the most famous punt block in Saints history when he broke through to block an Atlanta Falcons' punt in the Saints' first game back in the Superdome after Hurricane Katrina, tweeted after the ... Read More »

Chiefs celebrate Travis Kelce TD with potato sack race

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But momentum started to swing in the Chiefs' favor. The Chiefs wideout pulled off an insane play at the end of the first half against the Cowboys , juking his way to the endzone on a 56-yard play. It's unclear how many games they have proposed to the NFL, but neither the league nor the NFLPA intends to settle this case and have Elliott's suspension reduced at this time, sources said. Read More »

AAA Texas 500 Playbook and Lineups — DFS NASCAR

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The 30-second spot, called "What a Ride", features a collage of memories from Earnhardt Jr.'s career, including never-before-seen photos, and footage from defining moments like his two Daytona 500 victories and his 26 Cup Series race wins. Just a few cautions, a couple drivers logging a "Did Not Finish", and the 10 minutes and 29 seconds under red flag conditions. By virtue of his win on Sunday, he became one of eight drivers to win multiple races during the 2017 year. Read More »

Pochettino urges England boss to be cautious with Kane

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He's OK. I'm sure he will make the national team'. "He twisted his ankle in the first half", Pochettino explained. It's up to the staff to assess the situation'. "The most important thing is the national teams, including England, understand the needs of our players and help them so they will be fit when they return here", he said. Read More »

Coutinho ruled out, Mane could return for Liverpool against West Ham

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The Reds have performed inconsistently so far this season, as they now sit in sixth place, three points off the top four. Should the German global departs, he will become the first high-profile Liverpool player to leave the club on a free transfer since Steve McManaman' move to Real Madrid in 1999. Read More »

Illinois National Guard troops deployed to Puerto Rico

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They'll deploy on a C-130 aircraft Sunday morning from Bradley Air National Guard Base in CT. Half of the island is still without power , six weeks after the storm. New Bedford agencies like the United Way and Catholic Social Services have already received numerous requests for housing assistance from displaced Puerto Rican families, according to Mitchell. Read More »

Manchester City Are Everyone's Problem - Antonio Conte

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And, after Alvaro Morata's 55th minute header handed Mourinho a third successive defeat at Stamford Bridge, there was no sign of a thaw in the relationship. Conte and Mourinho have traded barbs on several occasions this season and only this week the Italian claimed it was a miracle Chelsea managed to win the Premier League last season given the mess he inherited from Mourinho. Read More »

Annoying Jameis, vicious cheap shot spark Bucs-Saints faceoff

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Stat of the game: The Buccaneers gained just 200 yards on offense. Tampa Bay (2-6) turned to backup quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick for the second half as Jameis Winston dealt with a shoulder injury . The ball then bounced high and behind Anger, allowing Hardee to run under it practically in stride and glide into the end zone. The Saints' lead could have been larged except Kamara fumbled as New Orleans was approaching the red zone in the second quarter. Read More »

Jared Goff throws 4 touchdown passes in Rams' blowout win over Giants

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The 2016 Rams, through 16 games: 224 points. It was the Rams' first victory over the Giants since 2001, ending a streak of seven consecutive losses to Big Blue. The Giants were driving again, and were particularly effective on the ground, and reached midfield when Rams linebacker Alec Ogletree burst into the NY backfield and stripped the ball from running back Wayne Gallman Jr. Read More »

Julio Jones had the worst drop of the National Football League season

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A 53-yard punt in the first quarter downed the ball at Atlanta's 13-yard line, and a second-quarter punt downed the ball at the Falcons' 3-yard line - giving Ryan long fields to work against both times. Neal did an excellent job of stripping Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart on this play and was able to recover the ball as well. Carolina finally found its legs late in the second quarter. Read More »

Jameis Winston Exits Game With Shoulder Injury, Replaced By Ryan Fitzpatrick

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Clearly, Evans has his quarterback's back, but his wallet may be a little lighter next week, as he'll nearly certainly draw a fine for his actions on the above play. Jameis Winston's Sunday began with one of the weirdest pump-up speeches that left his Buccaneers teammates scratching their heads. AC joint injuries, however, are caused by and can become aggravated by contact, such as a sudden blow from a hit. Read More »