Monday November 12-th, 2018

US Congress set to vote to avert shutdown US Congress set to vote to avert shutdown

It crept up slowly Thursday night after GOP Sen. The Republican Party was once known for fiscal conservatism, but congressional Republicans and Trump are now quickly expanding the USA budget deficit and its $20 trillion national debt. The first was...

Russian Athletes Lose Appeal to Compete in Winter Olympic Games Russian Athletes Lose Appeal to Compete in Winter Olympic Games

The upcoming Olympics, which are the 23rd Winter Games, will take place in South Korea's PyeongChang on February 9-25, 2018. In the aftermath of that decision, the International Olympic Committee decided not to extend an invitation to those with ...

Islanders, Red Wings try to keep pace, give chase in playoff race Islanders, Red Wings try to keep pace, give chase in playoff race

Brock Nelson capped a remarkable hat trick by scoring the game-winning goal with 1:46 remaining in overtime as the New York Islanders pulled off an unlikely comeback in the third period to get a wild 7-6 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday nig...

Ice sculpting: An Olympic-worthy event unto itself in South Korea Ice sculpting: An Olympic-worthy event unto itself in South Korea

The program includes a record 102 events: 49 for men , 44 for women , seven mixed gender and two "open" ( men and women compete against each other). The torch was designed by South Korean artist Kim Young-se and was meant to ensure the flame w...

North London Derby Preview- Tottenham Hotspur Vs Arsenal North London Derby Preview- Tottenham Hotspur Vs Arsenal

While they lost their best player in Alexis Sanchez in January, replacing him with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has gone down well, as has the signing of his former Borussia Dortmund team-mate Henrikh Mkhitaryan . Spurs' last major crown was the 2...

McLaren open to Hamilton return McLaren open to Hamilton return

The four-time and defending Formula One world champion is in talks with the Silver Arrows over an extension to his contract, which will expire at the end of the 2018 season. 'I have never had a single conversation with him about anything other than h...

Lonzo Ball expecting first child with girlfriend Denise Garcia Lonzo Ball expecting first child with girlfriend Denise Garcia

The trolling chatter between the Los Angeles Lakers rookies seemed to have ceased for a while, but Kyle Kuzma put an end to that thought after he was asked his opinion about this year's trade deadline. "We're not going to rush him back", Luke Walto...

Winter Olympics Shortcast & Primetime Lineup for Friday

The Winter Olympics officially began Friday with the Opening Ceremony in Pyeongchang , and while most eyes were trained on the athletes entering the icy Olympic Stadium, observers of worldwide politics were watching a VIP box where Vice-Presid...

Cavaliers trading Isaiah Thomas to Lakers Cavaliers trading Isaiah Thomas to Lakers

Cleveland looked like they were playing liberated basketball and even though they were short-handed, it didn't matter. Iman Shumpert also gave way, sent to Sacramento in return for desired point guard George Hill . The Cavs had lost their eigh...

Serena ready for comeback at Fed Cup Serena ready for comeback at Fed Cup

She is instead scheduled to make her return this weekend, paired with Lauren Davis against Lesley Kerkhove and Demi Schuurs . Williams won't be playing in either of Saturday's Fed Cup singles matches as she makes her comeback five months after...

Olympics under way: USA beats Russian athletes in curling Olympics under way: USA beats Russian athletes in curling

Any Russians who win late invitations would compete under "Olympic Athletes from Russia" because the Russian team is formally banned for doping at the Sochi Olympics. "For years, worldwide sports competitions have unknowingly been hijacked by Russian...

Vonn opens up, will ski for more than herself in Pyeongchang Vonn opens up, will ski for more than herself in Pyeongchang

Vonn's downhill victory in Garmisch on Sunday took her to 81 career World Cup race wins. After a torturous six-hour delay on her flight from Germany, Vonn arrived in the Winter Olympic media centre with her faithful spaniel Lucy - but admits she...

5-star OLB Quay Walker commits for 2018 5-star OLB Quay Walker commits for 2018

He first picked up the Tennessee hat and put it on, before flinging it across the room and announcing he was headed to Georgia. The uninitiated might have thought Walker would then reaffirm his Bama commitment, but - plot twist! - he then revealed a ...

Eagles Insider: A Super Bowl moment frozen in time (and Minneapolis) Eagles Insider: A Super Bowl moment frozen in time (and Minneapolis)

Mark Hodermarsky emailed: "Foles quite deservedly earned the game's MVP, but the offensive line made all the difference in his success and the team's". and the Patriots. Time looked like it was running out for the Eagles, but in came Nick Foles , ...

LeBron James: This is what I really think about Isaiah Thomas LeBron James: This is what I really think about Isaiah Thomas

With the team adding younger guards, Wade's role with the team would've been diminished had he stayed in Cleveland . He signed a three-year, $57 million contract in the offseason. And it wasn't just Thomas' poor shooting and defensive holes, he irke...

'Focused' Mahrez returns to Leicester training 'Focused' Mahrez returns to Leicester training

Despite a second transfer request from Mahrez in eight months, Leicester reportedly held out for £80 million, with even City's cash-rich Abu Dhabi owners apparently unwilling to go beyond a deal worth £50 million plus a player City valued at £15 ...

Huskers won't boycott game, to wear T-shirt saying 'Hate will never win' Huskers won't boycott game, to wear T-shirt saying 'Hate will never win'

The players are also making a public service announcement in the form of video that will air before home games. Miles said the players have opened themselves to the criticism that they should "stick to sports". Kleve, of Norfolk, Nebraska, remain...

Mohamed Diame wins Newcastle United Player of the Month award Mohamed Diame wins Newcastle United Player of the Month award

Apart from newcomers Huddersfield where United lost this season, it is the only stadium he has never tasted a league victory. "There have been a lot of things said about me but I've just kept my head down and worked hard", Shaw said during an int...

'Anti-Australian conspiracy': Aussie politician's epic Ben Simmons rant 'Anti-Australian conspiracy': Aussie politician's epic Ben Simmons rant

The rant has had some cut-through, with ESPN already picking it up. Despite that, Simmons won't play in the 2018 NBA All-Star Game at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 18 unless another All-Star succumbs to injury. As for Simmons, he on...

North Korea: Cracks in US-Japan-South Korea alliance start to show North Korea: Cracks in US-Japan-South Korea alliance start to show

US Vice President Pence - who has not ruled out a meeting with the North's delegates - on Friday called Pyongyang "the most tyrannical regime on the planet" as he met defectors at a memorial to the Cheonan, a South Korean corvette that sank in 20...

EPL: Conte reveals why Chelsea players were given three-day break EPL: Conte reveals why Chelsea players were given three-day break

When asked if he would be keen on a reunion if his former side made contact, Morata said: 'I have to respect Chelsea who have made a great effort for me. 'When you have this period with poor results you have to divide the responsibility, me, the pl...

Jazz to release former NBA MVP Derrick Rose Jazz to release former NBA MVP Derrick Rose

New Orleans Pelicans forward Alonzo Gee (15) fouls Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood (5) during the National Basketball Association game between the Utah Jazz and the New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, LA. The NBA trad...

Cleveland Cavaliers acquire Rodney Hood, George Hill in three-team deal Cleveland Cavaliers acquire Rodney Hood, George Hill in three-team deal

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski previously reported the Jazz acquired Rose from the Cleveland Cavaliers as part of a three-team deal that also included the Sacramento Kings . Crowder has two very productive seasons with the Celtics from 2015-2017, wh...

Atlanta Hawks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers - 2/9/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Atlanta Hawks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers - 2/9/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

As for Wade , with the additions of Clarkson and Hood , and the emergence of rookie Cedi Osman, the 36-year-old was going to have his role significantly reduced moving forward, and Altman wanted to give him an option for a soft landing spot if he...

Alexis Sanchez details why he left Arsenal for Man United Alexis Sanchez details why he left Arsenal for Man United

Executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward said: "Our solid business model has allowed us to invest in the future of the club with the extension of Jose Mourinho's contract as manager and the acquisition of Alexis Sanchez". "I never questioned his commitm...

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