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Sport Eric Washington named Panthers defensive coordinator
Author: 0 Eric Washington named Panthers defensive coordinator

Wilks, who served as the defensive coordinator for the Carolina Panthers last season, becomes the team's 10th head coach since the franchise moved to the desert in 1988. The Cardinals planned to introduce Wilks as coach at a news conference Tuesday at team headquarters. Prior to that, Wilks was an assistant coach for the Chicago Bears and then San Diego Chargers.

Sport HPCL may acquire MRPL in cash, share-swap deal
Author: 0 HPCL may acquire MRPL in cash, share-swap deal

The deal is part of the government's proposal in the budget past year to create an " oil major" that can match the size and performance of worldwide as well as domestic private sector oil and gas companies. ONGC said that the acquisition includes HPCL's midstream and downstream assets as well as marketing network. With a market share of about 21%, HPCL markets around 35.2 million metric ton (MMT) of petroleum products in the country.

Sport Slovenia Readies to Recognize Palestine After Trump Embassy Move
Author: 0 Slovenia Readies to Recognize Palestine After Trump Embassy Move

Meeting with Netanyahu, Pence received a warm head-of-state welcome in Jerusalem and is scheduled to give a speech on U.S. -Israel relations in a special Knesset session. Netanyahu called Pence "a great friend of Israel" and said there was "no alternative for American leadership" in the peace process. A brief fracas erupted just before he addressed the Knesset as Israeli Arab lawmakers, holding signs declaring Jerusalem the capital of Palestine , left the chamber in protest.

Sport SC to hear Rajasthan, MP's appeals against Padmaavat release
Author: 0 SC to hear Rajasthan, MP's appeals against Padmaavat release

If the State governments succumb under such threats, the majesty of the law will be in tatters and more and more fringe elements will feel emboldened to take the law into their own hands. Till now, only four single-screen theatres have chose to go ahead with the movie. On Sunday, at least 200 Rajput women took out a " jauhar swabhimaan" rally in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh town and ratcheted up the pressure with memorandums to ban the film or give them permission to end their lives.

Sport Pence in Israel on visit overshadowed by Trump's Jerusalem declaration, Palestinian boycott
Author: 0 Pence in Israel on visit overshadowed by Trump's Jerusalem declaration, Palestinian boycott

Addressing the Israeli parliament on Monday, Pence, a staunch supporter of Israel, reiterated the U.S. stand that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. The EU already has one with Israel. He said: 'Jerusalem is Israel's capital, and as such President Trump has directed the State Department to immediately begin preparations to move the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem'.

Sport International Monetary Fund raises global growth outlook amid Trump tax cuts
Author: 0 International Monetary Fund raises global growth outlook amid Trump tax cuts

Lagarde made the remarks during the presentation of the updated World Economic Outlook within the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland Jan. The IMF expects, "more subdued growth prospects in South Africa, where growth is now expected to remain below 1% in 2018-19, as increased political uncertainty weighs on confidence and investment".

Sport EPL: Eden Hazard strikes to bring up century in Chelsea win
Author: 0 EPL: Eden Hazard strikes to bring up century in Chelsea win

Speaking to Sky Sports , Hazard said: "We started the game very well". Conte's side were without a win in five games in all competitions heading into the clash on the south coast, but Hazard set the Blues on their way in the third minute before Willian rounded off a sensational team goal three minutes later to give the visitors the ideal start.

Sport Olympic Gymnast Aly Raisman Confronts Larry Nassar in Court
Author: 0 Olympic Gymnast Aly Raisman Confronts Larry Nassar in Court

In October, Maroney penned a letter accusing Nassar of molesting her when she was a young teen while he served as a physician for the U.S. Women's National Gymnastics team and Olympic team. He also pleaded guilty to seven counts of criminal sexual conduct in November. Nassar began treating Raisman when she was 15. Former Olympian Aly Raisman on Friday called the systematic abuse of athletes by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar the "worst epidemic of sexual ...

Sport Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski leaves game with head injury, questionable to return
Author: 0 Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski leaves game with head injury, questionable to return

After the game, Church noted that it's a hard call, but he was "just trying to play football". The five-time Pro Bowler started 14 games for the Patriots this past season, and racked up over 1,000 yards on 69 catches. "There are a couple of calls that we could argue didn't go our way", said Jaguars safety Tashaun Gipson. "It was a bang-bang play and I was just trying to play football".

Sport Ex-LeBron coach surfaces to rip Cavs at their rock bottom
Author: 0 Ex-LeBron coach surfaces to rip Cavs at their rock bottom

Over the last 10 seasons, only three other teams have given up as many points in a regulation game; two of them did it against Steve Nash's revolutionary Phoenix Suns and the other did it against the mighty Golden State Warriors . "Inside, outside, they had it moving". "The thing that's incredible to me is he's had a lot of attention on him and a very, very young age and he always got better".

Sport Former Steelers OC Todd Haley in consideration for Browns OC position
Author: 0 Former Steelers OC Todd Haley in consideration for Browns OC position

Tomlin acknowledged some coaches or players wouldn't be with the organization next year. Roethlisberger revealed on his radio show Tuesday that he wasn't allowed to audible out of Haley's play calls and quarterback coach Randy Fichtner had to be brought down to the sideline to ease the tension between the two.

Sport Chelsea Confident Of Signing £57m Duo With Fresh Talks Due On Monday
Author: 0 Chelsea Confident Of Signing £57m Duo With Fresh Talks Due On Monday

The former Manchester City striker would be joined in South London by Emerson Palmieri who Antonio Conte has been chasing recently, trying to find a suitable wing back to suit his system following his failed pursuit of Alex Sandro . I understand the question, but I have a very specific role. "In fact, I tell the fans our objective is always the same, to strengthen the squad". Representative Fernando Garcia says that talks are now under way over a potential £20m transfer - a third ...

Sport Alexis Sanchez completes Manchester United move?
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez completes Manchester United move?

Dyche said: "I don't think any of us are surprised by the gap in the Premier League - I think it's been there a long time and it's getting harder year on year since the business model of football has changed". "But, all of sudden, his agent has said they are not the only club in the frame". "My opinion of Alexis remains the same". It was a pleasure to be with him at Barcelona .

Sport Rory McIlroy 'in a better place' after return to action
Author: 0 Rory McIlroy 'in a better place' after return to action

Rory McIlroy (70), making a comeback to tournament golf after almost 100 days off, was tied third at 18 under alongside Matthew Fitzpatrick (69). World No1 Dustin Johnson (70) finished tied ninth on 14-under par. "So it was sort of important to look at it that way; that maybe try and prove as if you were hurt and you had not had that whole euphoria of achieving something wonderful in your career".

Sport Amartey Continues Terrific Form For Leicester As They Cruise Past Watford
Author: 0 Amartey Continues Terrific Form For Leicester As They Cruise Past Watford

Leicester moved up to seventh in the standings while midtable Watford continued a poor run that has earned the Hornets just one win in 11 games. Recent reports have suggested that Liverpool could swoop for Mahrez this month, as they view him as a potential replacement for Philippe Coutinho, who joined Barcelona earlier this month.

Sport Jack Del Rio favorite for Giants DC job
Author: 0 Jack Del Rio favorite for Giants DC job

In the past two days various reports have linked Jack Del Rio to the defensive coordinator job and Thomas McGaughey as the special-teams coordinator. Two years later, Denver's defense was ranked third in the National Football League before he joined Oakland. As a head coach, Del Rio has not been as successful as he has been as a coordinator, and he just may be one of those guys who is better at handling only half of the gameplan.

Sport Vikings Fans Arrive In Philadelphia: 'They Came A Long Way To Lose!'
Author: 0 Vikings Fans Arrive In Philadelphia: 'They Came A Long Way To Lose!'

The NFC Championship Game Odds for the game have the Vikings favored to pick up the victory on the road here. He completed 24 of 38 passes for 237 yards and four touchdowns in his first start against the New York Giants but then was terrible in two starts, completing 23 of 49 passes for 202 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions.

Sport Eagles fans hope for a hometown win
Author: 0 Eagles fans hope for a hometown win

Our analysts all had the Birds winning last week . Vikings defensive end Brian Robison thinks as the National Football League has become more offense-oriented, the value of good defense has only increased. Just a week removed from being underdogs against the No. 6 seed Atlanta Falcons on their own home field, the Eagles once again find themselves in the exact same spot.

Sport England's series win best yet: Morgan
Author: 0 England's series win best yet: Morgan

That stroke at the start of the 45th set England on their way to a total of 76 runs from the last six - Buttler cracking 28 runs from his final 11 balls. Australia's catching was awful, as Smith and Zampa put down tough chances and White grassed an absolute sitter off Moeen Ali . The captain, who passed Paul Collingwood into second place on England's all-time ODI runscorers list and became the most prolific runmaker in games between England and Australia during his innings, mixed ...

Sport Mock Draft Watch: Mel Kiper sends Chargers anchor on DL
Author: 0 Mock Draft Watch: Mel Kiper sends Chargers anchor on DL

Depending on the outcome of a coin toss with the Oakland Raiders, the San Francisco 49ers have either the 9th or 10th selection in the upcoming NFL Draft. The people working on their draft predictions are paid to do a job, and the effort and research that goes into them is commendable. Of the 119 underclassmen heading into the draft, LSU has the most with seven players.

Sport Djokovic beats Monfils for 15th time, advances in Australian Open
Author: 0 Djokovic beats Monfils for 15th time, advances in Australian Open

It's another thing to be completely crushed, which was the case with Sharapova. The Kerber-Sharapova match, billed as the showdown of the round, was over quickly. Halep will next play Lauren Davis . "I may have thrived in those conditions", he said. "It's not just walking through a Grand Slam tunnel and getting on court".

Sport Australian Open 2018: Rafael Nadal defeats Diego Schwartzman to reach quarterfinal
Author: 0 Australian Open 2018: Rafael Nadal defeats Diego Schwartzman to reach quarterfinal

Again, Nadal proved to be decisive in the important moments, as he made the most of two out of six break points and shrugged off seven opportunities to seal the fourth set and the win. Wozniacki came close to losing in the second round, saving match points and rallying from 1-5 down in the final set against Jana Fett. "I was very, very focused", Nadal said.

Sport Edmund reaches first grand slam quarter-final in Australia
Author: 0 Edmund reaches first grand slam quarter-final in Australia

The Danish seed is set to take on Carla Suarez Navarro who reached the quarter-finals of the Australian Open for the third time. Wozniacki is through to her first Australian Open quarter-final since 2012 but what gave the Dane the greatest pleasure was succeeding in playing the tweener, a rarity in the women's game.

Sport Zion Williamson Decision: Top 2018 Prospect Chooses Duke
Author: 0 Zion Williamson Decision: Top 2018 Prospect Chooses Duke

While he may not be as highly touted as Barrett or Reddish, who many view as the top two prospects in next year's class right now, he's a unique player that fits what teams are looking for in today's National Basketball Association. According to ESPN , Williamson is the No. 2 player in the 2018 class behind Duke commit R.J. Barrett. Zion Williamson decision day is here. Williamson is far from a flawless basketball player, however.

Sport After US aid cut, Belgium pledges $23m to United Nations refugees agency
Author: 0 After US aid cut, Belgium pledges $23m to United Nations refugees agency

The Belgian minister also confirmed that his government would dispatch the first annual aid payment immediately "considering the financial difficulties which UNRWA now faces". "This prevents them from falling prey to radicalisation and extreme violence". The Belgian action came in response to a call from UNRWA's Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl urging donor nations and individuals to fill in the funding gap created by the USA cut of half of its aid to the agency.

Sport Silva sacked by Watford
Author: 0 Silva sacked by Watford

However the congested nature at the bottom of the table means that they are just five points from safety. According to Phil McNulty of BBC Sport, Everton made an unsuccessful attempt to appoint the Portuguese as their manager in November after they sacked Ronald Koeman .

Sport Alan Brazil comments on Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal's top-four chances
Author: 0 Alan Brazil comments on Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal's top-four chances

Southampton pressed and chased like rabid terriers, double teaming Kane and Alli at every opportunity. The lead has lasted just 197 seconds. The ball had already ricocheted around the Spurs box and this time Davinson Sanchez attempted to take more decisive action by intercepting - only to slide in, toe-poking the ball goal-wards with it rebounding off the near post and squirting over the line to beat the stranded, stand-in goalkeeper , Michel Vorm .

Sport Birthday girl Kerber sets up Sharapova clash
Author: 0 Birthday girl Kerber sets up Sharapova clash

She has never won a Grand Slam singles title but lost the U.S. Open final twice — to Kim Clijsters in 2009 and Serena Williams in 2014. With the temperatures heating up, he was pushed to four sets by Ricardas Berankis before prevailing 6-3, 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (7/2) in a tough workout he said was "proud" to come through.