• U.S. commando dies in Trump's first anti-terror raid
U.S. commando dies in Trump's first anti-terror raid

The official could not confirm whether US allies had participated in the raid. Although the Pentagon denied any civilian casualties, Reuters reported that around 30 people were killed during the raid. It was unclear how many civilians might have been killed in the pre-dawn raid in the rural Bayda province of southwestern Yemen. Yemeni secur...

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  • AFCON 2017 Morocco must grasp Cup of Nations chance - Renard
AFCON 2017 Morocco must grasp Cup of Nations chance - Renard

The record holders of seven trophies Egypt will play Burkina Faso in Libreville in the semi-finals on Wednesday, one day before the Ghana and Cameroon showdown in the same round. Mohammed Salah had twice been denied by Munir Mohamedi , but prior to the goal Morocco missed a host of good chances. "It was a very complicated match for both tea...

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  • Al-Shabaab overruns Kenyan military base in Somalia
Al-Shabaab overruns Kenyan military base in Somalia

Abdiaziz Abu Musab, a spokesman for the Shabab, said in a statement: "Our fighters overran the base and confiscated military vehicles and equipments during the raid". Somalia, which has been in varying states of violent chaos since a longtime dictator was overthrown in 1991, is the site of a clandestine American-backed war involving Special Opera...

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  • Gods Of Tennis : It's a Rafa-Roger final once again!
Gods Of Tennis : It's a Rafa-Roger final once again!

Nadal, now 30, has struggled with injuries for years and hadn't so much as made it to the quarterfinals in any of the past six grand slam events. Nadal, one game from the final at 5-4, had to face new balls on Dimitrov's serve and could do nothing about the 14th and 15th aces to fly by him.

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  • Can Liverpool loss help Arsenal beat Southampton?
Can Liverpool loss help Arsenal beat Southampton?

Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher offered a damming assessment of Liverpool's squad after the match, claiming Klopp has overachieved so far with the players he inherited and we are now seeing their "true quality". "I said a few times when I came here [to the press conference] about the wind and everybody was laughing, but today was really hard, real...

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  • Spurs (35-9) at Raptors (28-16)
Spurs (35-9) at Raptors (28-16)

But the Raptors took the Spurs to the wire in a 108-106 loss, showing signs of life that had coach Dwane Casey optimistic the team is turning the corner on this slump. "How you come out of this, how you fight against it, how you compete against it - that's the most important thing". "It's not the three-point shots or the fancy plays, it's the funda...

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  • Tommy Fleetwood takes Abu Dhabi title
Tommy Fleetwood takes Abu Dhabi title

Fleetwood used the Nike Vapor Fly Pro driver along with Nike Vapor Fly fairway woods. "At the end of the day, they are world beaters", the 26-year-old Fleetwood said. 102 into the top 50. I didn't really want to stop. But where I'm at this year, obviously going into next week and with the game, I saw some good things out of the golf game this w...

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  • Serena Williams hits back at reporter's claim of a
Serena Williams hits back at reporter's claim of a "scrappy performance"

The world no.2 ousted Gibbs, ranked 90 places lower, in just 63 minutes on Rod Laver Arena today with a 6-1 6-3 mauling. Makarova, the 30th seed, defeated Cibulkova 6-2, 6-7 (7/3), 6-3 in two hours 53 minutes to reach the fourth round. Then she went on, I think, to the quarter-finals. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova is coming off a straight sets win...

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  • Insider gives latest Man United transfer update on Antoine Griezmann
Insider gives latest Man United transfer update on Antoine Griezmann

The Telegraph reports that Manchester United are prepared to pay the Frenchman's €100 million (£86 million) release clause in his contract at the La Liga side. But the former Arsenal great says that the Gunners should be battling their Premier League rivals for Griezmann. Griezmann has struggled to recreate his best form this term, having end...

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  • Ian Wright: This Man United defender would run through a brick wall
Ian Wright: This Man United defender would run through a brick wall

Both London clubs were amongst the potential candidates to sign Shaw when he moved from Southampton to Manchester United in the summer of 2014 for around £30 million . He started the season as first-choice centre-half, appearing in each of the club's first nine Premier League games. "It is a privilege for us to have such a good player and such...

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  • Julio Jones to play in NFC Championship Game
Julio Jones to play in NFC Championship Game

He's second this year with 1,409 yards and fourth in yards per catch. The Falcons would obviously like to get a full game from Jones, but something similar could work if Devonta Freeman , Tevin Coleman and the rest of the offense's key players keep performing as well as they did last weekend.

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  • Oakland Raiders Apply for Las Vegas Move
Oakland Raiders Apply for Las Vegas Move

The relocation will come to vote during the spring, and the Raiders need 24 or more owners to rule in favor of the move to become the Las Vegas Raiders. The Golden State Warriors, the National Basketball Association team who currently play adjacent to the Raiders and Athletics at the Oracle Arena, this week broke ground on their new home in San Fra...

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  • 49ers to offer head-coaching job to Kyle Shanahan
49ers to offer head-coaching job to Kyle Shanahan

The first domino to fall, when New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels announced his intention to return to the team, also provided some insight into the direction of the head coaching search. I love the situation here, the team here. The second interviews are expected to take place after Sunday, when the Atlanta Falcons and...

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  • Dana White: 'Floyd Mayweather Never Made an Offer to Conor McGregor'
Dana White: 'Floyd Mayweather Never Made an Offer to Conor McGregor'

But what began as a brand awarenessexercise for both camps, may now very well be at the "let's take a look at the blueprints" stage, with all of the key stakeholders stimulating the possibility of tentative exploration with firmed up offers, counter offers and insults.

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  • Steelers Reinstate Joey Porter To Coaching Staff On Friday
Steelers Reinstate Joey Porter To Coaching Staff On Friday

He said he also reviewed video taken from businesses along the South Side and feels that the district attorney's decision to withdraw the most serious charges was appropriate. Tuesday, head coach Mike Tomlin did not rule out Porter returning to the staff in time for Sunday's divisional round game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

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  • Mauricio Pochettino Sets Return Date on Tottenham Forward Erik Lamela
Mauricio Pochettino Sets Return Date on Tottenham Forward Erik Lamela

Wanyama who left the Saints in June after three seasons at the club has commanded a starting role in the Spurs line up and has recognized Pochettino's hand that helped him settle quickly into the Premier League. As seen in the tweets below, Chris Brunt is a doubt after missing out last weekend while Jonny Evans has been ruled out of the game thro...

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  • Broncos hire Vance Joseph as new head coach
Broncos hire Vance Joseph as new head coach

Joseph, who has reportedly signed a four-year deal, becomes the sixth active black head coach in the NFL. Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan says he doesn't know when he'll be able to reschedule an interview with the Los Angeles Rams that was postponed last week due to weather.

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  • NFL Investigating Dolphins' Handling of Matt Moore, Concussion Protocol
NFL Investigating Dolphins' Handling of Matt Moore, Concussion Protocol

Brown finished with 124 receiving yards. Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi , who ran for 204 yards in Miami's victory against the Steelers in October, was held to 33 yards on 16 carries. "It's going to be a different game, a very physical game". In December, Bell averaged a healthy 5.2 yards per carry. Probably not, but the fact that Miami has f...

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  • Cal Fires Head Coach Sonny Dykes
Cal Fires Head Coach Sonny Dykes

The only bowl game the Golden Bears reached during Dykes' tenure came in 2015. Naturally, everybody had the same thought the minute news of Dykes' ouster broke, especially because the move happened so late in this year's coaching cycle, just three and a half weeks before signing day: Could California already have an available big name in mind? ...

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  • New Swansea boss praised for giving players 'huge lift'
New Swansea boss praised for giving players 'huge lift'

Paul Clement will become Premier League strugglers Swansea City's third manager of the season and will be officially unveiled on Wednesday, British media reported on Monday. Bradley was terminated by Swansea after just eleven games as manager this season, during which the team struggled to find themselves in 20th in the Premier League.

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  • Lane Kiffin: Lane Kiffin out as Alabama OC, Sarkisian in
Lane Kiffin: Lane Kiffin out as Alabama OC, Sarkisian in

Saban quickly shot down the notion later in the day during the head coaches teleconference. "It's really not even possible from a legal standpoint for him to do those things", the Alabama coach said. It was nearly to the point where I said just go ahead and hand us the trophy because we don't really need to prove anymore that we are by far the ...

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  • Tottenham beats Chelsea 2-0 to end 13-match EPL winning run
Tottenham beats Chelsea 2-0 to end 13-match EPL winning run

The Blues remain top of the league with 49 points, five clear of Liverpool, while Spurs have risen to third place with 42 points. Their woeful title defense last season saw them finish outside qualification for the Champions and Europa Leagues.

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  • Protestors hang Dakota Access Pipeline banner at Vikings' game
Protestors hang Dakota Access Pipeline banner at Vikings' game

Eventually, someone will be looking to do something far more sinister than hang a banner. Their banner read "DIVEST", with a U.S. Bank logo at the top. Those protesting the pipeline say US Bank is one of the banks extending credit to the parent company of Dakota Access. Firefighters joined the police as they searched for a way to get the individu...

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  • John McClain's guide to Texans at Titans
John McClain's guide to Texans at Titans

No thought of resting any starters for O'Brien before hosting a wild-card game. Osweiler completed 21 of 40 passes for 253 yards, including a 4-yard touchdown to C.J. Houston has nothing to play for and is resting key players, so I don't expect much from the Texans. Osweiler, however, took the field to start the second half for the Texans.

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  • Amanda Nunes trolls Ronda Rousey after UFC 207
Amanda Nunes trolls Ronda Rousey after UFC 207

Hopefully, that won't happen this time . For those out there that spent the money to watch Ronda Rousey's comeback fight tonight on Pay Per View are probably asking for a refund right about now. Rousey was hammered by Nunes at UFC 207. "There's only so many dollars you can spend to promote a fight". That night, in the main event of UFC 200 s...

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  • WWE Smackdown: John Cena returns, AJ Styles survives Triple Threat match
WWE Smackdown: John Cena returns, AJ Styles survives Triple Threat match

I'll miss his telling Reseda fans to go f*ck themselves, but I guess as long as he keeps making his fellow WWE main eventers laugh, that's good enough for me. So, the stage is set for a WWE Championship match at the Alamodome between Styles and Cena, which is expected to be one of the best matches of the evening.

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  • This ridiculously lucky touchdown pass helped Minnesota win the Holiday Bowl
This ridiculously lucky touchdown pass helped Minnesota win the Holiday Bowl

What's important is you walk in the locker room and you see the smiles on the kids' faces", Claeys said, adding: "I will sleep awfully good through the new year". On offense , the Gophers will want to run the ball with tailbacks Shannon Brooks and Rodney Smith , trying to maintain time of possession and field position.

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  • Swansea City fires American Bob Bradley after just 11 games
Swansea City fires American Bob Bradley after just 11 games

Bob Bradley was the first American to coach (manage) in the Premier League. "I knew exactly what I was getting into when I came to Swansea", Bradley said by text message, "and realized the hardest part was always going to be getting points in the short run".

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  • Steve Smith Likely To Retire After Sunday's Ravens Vs. Bengals Game
Steve Smith Likely To Retire After Sunday's Ravens Vs. Bengals Game

Football is a conduit, something that gives you a platform, good and bad, but it gives you an opportunity. Smith hasn't said much about the Panthers lately, probably because he hasn't faced his former employer since the Blood and Guts Bowl.

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  • Rex Ryan Fired By Buffalo Bills
Rex Ryan Fired By Buffalo Bills

Jets owner Woody Johnson was as patient as he could be with Ryan, and the good will between the two men may have bought Ryan his final two years with the Jets. Earlier in the season, this looked like it might have been the season everything was put together in Buffalo. And his press conference antics were often designed not only for laughs, but to ...

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  • Pakistan buoyant ahead of Aussie Test
Pakistan buoyant ahead of Aussie Test

Pakistan recovered from Day 1 blued as opening batsman Azhar Ali completed a rousing century and combined with Asad Shafiq to defy Australia's bowlers for an entire session. Watch Aus vs Pak, 2nd Test 26th December 2016 Live Streaming Highlights Result Winner :- The Boxing Day is here, and so does the Boxing Day test match in the lands of Kangar...

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  • Trump releases 'very nice letter' from Putin
Trump releases 'very nice letter' from Putin

Until the president-elect holds a press conference - it's been 148 days since his last - or releases a detailed report of his goals in regards to the nation's nuclear defense system, Trump's tweets about nuclear warheads will likely continue to make waves online, with many users immediately fearing a potential new nuclear arms race .

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  • Jurgen Klopp Bemoans Injury Problems as Liverpool Chases Premier League Leader Chelsea
Jurgen Klopp Bemoans Injury Problems as Liverpool Chases Premier League Leader Chelsea

Liverpool are nine points behind the leaders, Chelsea, who visit Anfield at the end of January, and are on a high after a dramatic stoppage-time derby win at Everton last week. We still have options", Klopp told a news conference. We have witnessed on many occasions over the last 15 months just what it means to be a part of this special family,...

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  • Troy Ave Shot On Christmas
Troy Ave Shot On Christmas

His auto hit a parked vehicle and then stopped in the middle of the street. His friend was killed in the incident. The shooting took place at a show on May 25 that was set to feature the rapper T.I. "Tonight, Troy Ave was targeted again . on Christmas", his lawyer Scott Leemon said in a statement Sunday. He is accused of attempted murder in that...

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  • Crystal Palace appoint Allardyce as new manager
Crystal Palace appoint Allardyce as new manager

And Allardyce, who was booted out of the England job after just 67 days in charge after being caught up in a newspaper sting, didn't see the amusing side either. "It is two points dropped for me". If you've tried to pinch one, you don't get that angry, do you? However, they got the break they needed with 20 minutes remaining when Damien Delaney...

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