• Prime Minister Modi delivers last 'Mann Ki Baat' of the year 2016
Prime Minister Modi delivers last 'Mann Ki Baat' of the year 2016

Alluding to the government's push to a less-cash economy, Modi said his government was launching two lottery-based initiatives to incentivise people to switch to digital and electronic payments. Modi said, "The corrupt have made all efforts to defeat the decision (demonetisation)". The Prime Minister, however, added that amid the disruptions, som...

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  • Derek Carr Suffers Awful-Looking Injury Late During Game vs. Colts
Derek Carr Suffers Awful-Looking Injury Late During Game vs. Colts

If they're to capture the division , they'll need to win their remaining two games, the Texans will need to lose their last two games, and the Titans will need to lose to the Jacksonville Jaguars this week. The second was just a stupid throw. The Colts pulled closer at 33-22 on Luck's 11-yard touchdown run and two-point pass to Hilton with 7:40 ...

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  • Ravens Set For Christmas Day Meeting With Rival Pittsburgh
Ravens Set For Christmas Day Meeting With Rival Pittsburgh

The reception to the Bumblebee throwback jerseys were lukewarm, but I expect everyone will rave over the all-black Steelers kit this Sunday, which likens itself to the uber popular 75th anniversary jerseys Pittsburgh wore as an alternate for five seasons.

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  • Leonard Floyd Injury: Bears OLB Diagnosed with Concussion vs. Redskins
Leonard Floyd Injury: Bears OLB Diagnosed with Concussion vs. Redskins

Running back Robert Kelley has picked up the slack with six touchdowns in his last seven games, tying him with Chicago's Jordan Howard for the second-most by an National Football League rookie this season. Chicago cut into the 17-point lead with a 1-yard touchdown run by Jeremy Langford with 6:40 left in the second quarter. The Redskins scored o...

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  • Juan Martin del Potro confirms he will miss 2017 Australian Open
Juan Martin del Potro confirms he will miss 2017 Australian Open

Argentine tennis sensation Juan Martin del Potro and American star Madison Keys have withdrawn from their respective singles events in the 2017 Australian Open . "I will not be ready to play the 2017 Australian Open ", Keys, 21, said in a Twitter posting in which she also announced that she will again be coached in 2017 by former world number o...

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  • Oscar sold to Chinese side Shanghai SIPG for record £52m, club confirms
Oscar sold to Chinese side Shanghai SIPG for record £52m, club confirms

Last year, Chinese teams outspent the richest European leagues with $296 million, according to worldwide football association FIFA. Here are FIVE players Chelsea should sell to China once the transfer window re-opens... The agreement will see the 25-year-old hugely increase his £90,000-a-week wages at Stamford Bridge to become the highest paid ...

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  • Allardyce says priority is plugging leaks at Palace
Allardyce says priority is plugging leaks at Palace

Allardyce has been out of the game since being sacked by England in late September after just one match in charge following ill-advised remarks to undercover reporters. However, defensive problems plagued Pardew's side — especially at set pieces — and Parish said Thursday "now we're going to wind the dial back the other way".

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  • Jets head coach Todd Bowles hospitalized, may miss Patriots Game
Jets head coach Todd Bowles hospitalized, may miss Patriots Game

According to the team website , Bowles was admitted to a local hospital Friday afternoon with an undisclosed illness , though thankfully he is in stable condition. By contrast, Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick had a miserable day, completing just eight of his 21 pass attempts for 136 yards, throwing two interceptions and ending the game with a ...

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  • Packers host Vikings today
Packers host Vikings today

If the Tampa Bay Buccaneers loss to the New Orleans Saints in an afternoon game later today, the Lions can clinch their second playoff appearance in three seasons with a win or a tie. The offense, in a odd way, might be better equipped to deal with Minnesota's solid defense in week 16 than they were in week 2. The team is now averaging just 18.9 po...

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  • Puel rules out Van Dijk exit
Puel rules out Van Dijk exit

In a move that won't please Southampton fans, Virgil van Dijk has been given a Manchester City shirt as a present from Secret Santa as Pep Guardiola lines up a £50million move for the in-form defender. As per the Mirror , any side who wants to sign the Dutch worldwide will have to part with £40 million, with Saints boss Claude Puel continually i...

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  • Dolphins vs. Bills: How do they match up in Week 16?
Dolphins vs. Bills: How do they match up in Week 16?

If Miami Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi has his choice, he'd probably prefer to play the Buffalo Bills every week of the season. The game marked Ajayi's third 200-yard rushing game of the season and first 100-plus-yard game since November 6.

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  • Cleveland Browns Avoid Going 0-16 By Beating Chargers For First Win
Cleveland Browns Avoid Going 0-16 By Beating Chargers For First Win

Browns running back Isaiah Crowell ran for 54 yards and two first-half touchdowns. He injured his neck, and the team ruled him out for the remainder of the team's game against the San Diego Chargers. The Chargers had nine sacks, but hurt themselves with nine penalties for 92 yards. Both teams sustained multiple injuries, with Griffin and Brow...

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  • Scottsdale PD releases body cam footage from Michael Floyd DUI arrest
Scottsdale PD releases body cam footage from Michael Floyd DUI arrest

Another officer has parked in front of Floyd, blocking him in. "Arizona will work with him and work with their schedule", said Lindstrom. The footage - one of 14 clips that show Floyd's arrest from his initial discovery to his confinement at the police station - starts at around 3am with the officer in his auto behind Floyd's vehicle, which is ...

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  • Argentina, France take FIFA ranking honours
Argentina, France take FIFA ranking honours

Soccer heading into the new year, but it will have another No. 1 world ranking, beating out Olympic champion Germany for the top spot in the new poll. Other nations who have made impressive moves on the list include Guinea-Bissau who have jumped 78 places to 68 since December 2015. Traditional powerhouses such as England (13), Italy (16) and ...

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  • Line moving in Lions favor for battle against Cowboys
Line moving in Lions favor for battle against Cowboys

These are remarkably similar numbers from two quarterbacks. One: The players that made the 2017 Pro Bowl were recently released this week. The Cowboys have a two game lead on NY with two games to go. Matt Prater and Sam Martin were voted in as first alternates while Matthew Stafford and Darius Slay were voted in as second alternate...

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  • Allardyce appointed Palace boss
Allardyce appointed Palace boss

The turnaround convinced decision makers at the Football Association that Allardyce was the right man to replace Roy Hodgson as England manager following the embarrassing exit from the European Championships at the hands of Iceland . Pardew was dismissed on Thursday after nearly two years in charge of the team, having lost eight of their past 10...

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  • Edwin Encarnacion signs 3-year deal with Indians, per reports
Edwin Encarnacion signs 3-year deal with Indians, per reports

Toronto, in fact, offered him a four-year, $80 million contract early in the offseason, but he turned it down, at which point the Jays signed Kendrys Morales for $33 million over three years. In a career-high 160 games, Encarnacion hit.263/.357/.529 with 42 homers (tied for a career high), 99 runs scored (a career high), and 127 RBI (also a caree...

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  • Cavs Handle Bucks Again
Cavs Handle Bucks Again

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James' reward for making three three-pointers in 71 seconds was a seat on the bench. "They're the champs. They showed that again tonight", Bucks coach Jason Kidd said . DeAndre Liggins is expected to remain Smith's replacement in the starting lineup for the foreseeable future. So you may as well see what the gu...

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  • Antonio Conte: I understand why Steve Holland must leave Chelsea for England
Antonio Conte: I understand why Steve Holland must leave Chelsea for England

Holland is now Chelsea's first-team assistant coach, a role he has held since 2011. The 46-year-old Holland worked alongside Southgate with England's under-21 side from 2013-16 and has been a coach at Chelsea since 2011, since when the team has won the Champions League, Premier League and Europa League.

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  • Joe Mixon Apologizes For Punching Female Student In 2014 At Press Conference
Joe Mixon Apologizes For Punching Female Student In 2014 At Press Conference

A surveillance video showing Mixon punching a woman two years was released on December 16. He said Mixon would have been kicked off the team if the incident happened in 2016. "It's never OK to retaliate and hit a woman". He talked about getting counseling, the community service he has to do, and being thankful for getting a second chance so he ...

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