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Sports Gas Prices Drop Amid Busy Holiday Travel Weekend
Author: 0 Gas Prices Drop Amid Busy Holiday Travel Weekend

The current national gas price average is $2.51, which is 38 cents more than this time previous year. This December motorists - not just in California, but nationwide - will not find significant holiday savings at the gas pump although prices may drift lower, says AAA on Monday.

Sports Trump Ridiculed For Time Magazine Tweet
Author: 0 Trump Ridiculed For Time Magazine Tweet

Trump tweeted in December 2015. Shortly after his election last year, Mr Trump complained to a crowd of supporters that the magazine should return to calling it's award "Man of the Year". President Trump shouldn't fret; he'll be on many more Time covers. This Tweet is so sad. " TIME does not comment on our choice until publication, which is December 6", the tweet read.

Sports Milan fire coach Montella, name Gattuso as replacement
Author: 0 Milan fire coach Montella, name Gattuso as replacement

AC Milan released a brief statement on Monday morning confirming Montella's sacking. AC Milan have announced the departure of boss Vincenzo Montella after Sunday's 0-0 draw with Torino. "A press conference is scheduled for tomorrow to present the new coach at Milanello training centre". "I thank the fans for their support, [managing director Marco] Fassone and [sporting director Massimiliano] Mirabelli for this opportunity and my staff for supporting me throughout".

Sports Donald Trump the golf with Tiger Woods and Dustin Johnson
Author: 0 Donald Trump the golf with Tiger Woods and Dustin Johnson

Trump is spending Thanksgiving weekend at Mar-a-Lago and the group will be golfing at Trump National Golf Course in Jupiter, Fla. He said he would do it after speaking to the Turkish president about bringing peace to the Middle East. Donald Trump broke with White House custom on Friday by admitting he was playing golf. Trump was careful in his tweet to underscore he planned a quick round.

Sports ECB speaks to Bairstow over alleged Perth incident
Author: 0 ECB speaks to Bairstow over alleged Perth incident

Cameron Bancroft was allegedly attacked by Jonny Bairstow at a Perth pub weeks ago. Australian debutant Cameron Bancroft has words with Englishman Jonny Bairstow on day four of the first Ashes test. "We felt we had them under pressure at the time", Ali said of his partnership with Bairstow. It has been nearly four years since Australia enjoyed an opening stand of over 100 runs in the fourth innings of a Test.

Sports Raiders' Michael Crabtree, Broncos' Aqib Talib ejected after fight
Author: 0 Raiders' Michael Crabtree, Broncos' Aqib Talib ejected after fight

There's a history behind this. . Marshawn Lynch was tossed from an October 19 win over Kansas City after leaving the sideline to intercede in an altercation between teammates and the Chiefs Marcus Peters. "He's just been wearing that chain all year and it just been growing on me", Talib said via the Mercury News . "So he wore it in front of me so I had to snatch it off".

Sports Buccaneers fall to Falcons 34-20
Author: 0 Buccaneers fall to Falcons 34-20

That would be Mohamed Sanu , who maintained his flawless passer rating with this impressive deep ball to Julio Jones . The Falcons opened the third quarter with a 3-yard touchdown run by Tevin Coleman to extend their score to 27-6 However, The Bucs did respond with a touchdown of their own from Peyton Barber .

Sports Tennessee politicians furiously try to block Schiano over Sandusky link
Author: 0 Tennessee politicians furiously try to block Schiano over Sandusky link

Schiano coached at Rutgers prior to his stint with the Bucs, and has been working as the defensive coordinator for Ohio State the past few seasons, so the move back to being a college head coach is not surprising. Schiano told ESPN "I never saw any abuse nor had reason to suspect any abuse during my time at Penn State". Greg Schiano will be the next head coach at Tennessee, according to Yahoo Sports sources .

Sports John Wall Out At Least Two Weeks
Author: 0 John Wall Out At Least Two Weeks

Wall will receive platelet-rich plasma treatment and viscosupplementation injections in his left knee, according to a statement from the Wizards . Certainly, the injury to Wall is a monumental loss for the Wizards basketball team. Backup Tim Frazier replaces Wall in the starting lineup with Tomas Satoransky moving into the rotation. In 42 career starts, Frazier averages 8.8 points and seven assists.

Sports 16 days of action to end violence against women
Author: 0 16 days of action to end violence against women

The UN mission in Afghanistan stressed that alongside the effective legal and institutional mechanisms for access to justice, stopping violence against women requires an effort from all of us, from every individual, to speak out against violence in homes, workplaces and social settings.

Sports Conte admits Courtois contract frustration
Author: 0 Conte admits Courtois contract frustration

In conclusion the former Juventus manager stated that: "If a big player decides to not sign a new contract it is hard for a club to try to avoid this issue, but at the same time I think there is space to try to deal with the issue and try to solve the situation".

Sports Why Chip Kelly ultimately turned down Florida head coaching job
Author: 0 Why Chip Kelly ultimately turned down Florida head coaching job

A big question surrounds Kelly's hiring: Can he replicate his success from OR at UCLA? UCLA fired Mora last Sunday, a day after a third straight loss to rival USC . While the contract details are not known yet, it's assumed Kelly will be one of the highest-paid coaches in the country and make an annual salary commensurate with that.

Sports Liverpool vs Chelsea: Conte reveals why Victor Moses won't start
Author: 0 Liverpool vs Chelsea: Conte reveals why Victor Moses won't start

We have to do this. "But we've worked very well to try to have a good game against Liverpool ". "We've only had one day to prepare for a big game and I think this is not right, I must be honest", he told reporters. "And I think all of the players, we all switched off a little bit and we thought that at 3-0 it was going to be a little bit hard for the opposition (to come back)", the 25-year-old Brazilian conceded.

Sports Oscar Pistorius Prison Sentence Doubled For Killing Girlfriend
Author: 0 Oscar Pistorius Prison Sentence Doubled For Killing Girlfriend

Johnson said the High Court did not list the substantial and compelling factors for deviating from the 15-year sentence and that Pistorius had not shown remorse for the murder. Supreme Court judges are generally reluctant to change sentences handed down by trial courts, and it's rare for them to change one so dramatically.

Sports Trump tweets 'MAGA' at liberal columnist who criticized him
Author: 0 Trump tweets 'MAGA' at liberal columnist who criticized him

He's attacked many prominent black people during his time in office so far, including players kneeling during the national anthem before football games and Congresswoman Frederica S. "Trump regularly attacks high-profile African Americans to feed his supporters' belief that the system is rigged for minorities", Sargent wrote on Twitter Wednesday.

Sports Zlatan Ibrahimovic tipped to be like Paul Scholes by Louis Saha
Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic tipped to be like Paul Scholes by Louis Saha

The 36-year-old came on as a second-half substitute in the win over Newcastle, replacing Anthony Martial . "I think at United right now we have a fantastic squad", he added. Despite his injury, Zlatan looked very good on his return and will want to command regular first team football. I think there is a possibility for winning everything.

Sports FC Basel vs. Manchester United, live stream
Author: 0 FC Basel vs. Manchester United, live stream

Mourinho will be especially frustrated by the defeat because it means he can not afford to rest players against CSKA, just days before the Manchester derby. Suddenly unable to find any rhythm, United rode their luck again as Renato Steffen's powerful effort was narrowly off-target. Lang struck the bar with a 65th-minute header and United goalkeeper Sergio Romero made a series of diving saves.

Sports Broncos Paxton Lynch expected to start against Raiders
Author: 0 Broncos Paxton Lynch expected to start against Raiders

The Broncos are not yet officially eliminated from playoff contention but their chances of reaching the playoffs are almost nonexistent, so using the last six games of the season to take a longer look at Lynch makes sense. With Siemian at the helm, the Broncos nearly upended the Chiefs at home in a close game plagued by turnovers from the quarterback. Lynch had just three completions longer than 10 yards.

Sports Why the Broncos fired offensive coordinator Mike McCoy
Author: 0 Why the Broncos fired offensive coordinator Mike McCoy

McCoy, who previously coached in Denver from 2008 to 2013 as a quarterbacks coach and an offensive coordinator before leaving the Broncos to be the head coach of the Chargers . McCoy's dismissal came three days after Broncos general manager John Elway suggested the team "got a little bit soft " after entering the Week 5 bye with a 3-1 record.

Sports Tommy Fleetwood admits final-day difficulties in Dubai
Author: 0 Tommy Fleetwood admits final-day difficulties in Dubai

Ireland's Shane Lowry (63) and Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat (67) were tied for the second place at 18-under par , while Masters champion Sergio Garcia (65) and the South African duo of Dean Burmester (68) and Dylan Frittelli (69) were tied fourth at 271 alongside Rose.

Sports New York Giants vs. Kansas City Chiefs: Breaking down Sunday's game
Author: 0 New York Giants vs. Kansas City Chiefs: Breaking down Sunday's game

The Giants then marched 26 yards on six plays toward a 1-yard touchdown run by running back Orleans Darkwa to take a 6-0 lead. The Chiefs look to stay red hot against the spread in games on the road as they head into NY to face off against the Giants who have been horrendous this season, and with this one having playoff implications for the visitors I don't anticipate this will be too pretty of an afternoon for the G-Men.

Sports Jay Cutler's third interception helps Bucs build 13-6 lead
Author: 0 Jay Cutler's third interception helps Bucs build 13-6 lead

The Bucs had scored a total of 19 first-half points in the previous six games combined. The Bucs solved their first-half scoring woes, jumping out to a 20-7 halftime lead thanks to four defensive takeaways and two touchdown passes from Fitzpatrick.

Sports Tired Goffin insists: 'I will be ready for Davis Cup final'
Author: 0 Tired Goffin insists: 'I will be ready for Davis Cup final'

He is the first man to beat both players at the same tournament without taking home the trophy but put that disappointment aside to say he has improved as a result of his eyecatching week. He also pockets the champion's cheque for $1.2 million (£910,000) to take his haul for the week to $2,549,000 (£1.93m). Dimitrov had to wait until the eighth game to break back for a second time and a tight set then ended with a fiercely fought battle, the Bulgarian converting his fifth set point on the ...

Sports 4 takeaways from Redskins late meltdown against Saints
Author: 0 4 takeaways from Redskins late meltdown against Saints

Brees was held to under 200 yards passing for the second time this season and didn't throw a single touchdown. A fourth quarter Saints field goal made it 24-16, but Washington responded with a touchdown that padded the lead to 31-16.

Sports ATP Finals: David Goffin stuns Roger Federer in semi-final
Author: 0 ATP Finals: David Goffin stuns Roger Federer in semi-final

Belgium's David Goffin stormed into the semi-finals of the Association of Tennis Professionals World Tour Finals with a comfortable straight sets victory over Dominic Thiem in London . Consecutive aces gave him a 30-0 cushion before he buried a nervy forehand in the net. "I think in the beginning I was slightly overaggressive in the first set on some crucial points rather than maybe being patient".

Sports Lakers don't give up the fight, but lose 122-113 to Suns
Author: 0 Lakers don't give up the fight, but lose 122-113 to Suns

People ain't really going to fight ". That inefficiency has been fueled by three-point shooting struggles and turnover woes-the Lakers rank dead last in both categories-and it hasn't helped that Ball has failed to find his footing as a scorer.

Sports David Unsworth insists he has not been undermined by Everton manager delay
Author: 0 David Unsworth insists he has not been undermined by Everton manager delay

The Hornets face West Ham in their first match since the appointment of former Everton manager David Moyes, and take on the Hammers on the back of three consecutive defeats leading up to the global break. "I am working as normal and at the moment I don't know if there has been an offer or not, or what has happened". Silva recognises that Moyes' presence presents his team with a challenge they can not necessarily prepare for.

Sports Macau GP Racer, Daniel Hegarty, Dies Following Crash
Author: 0 Macau GP Racer, Daniel Hegarty, Dies Following Crash

It also added to Irwin's North West 200 Superbike race victory and maiden BSB win this season and was PBM's fourth Macau Grand Prix victory. Hegarty is the first rider to die at Macau since Portugal's Luis Carreira was killed in qualifying for the 2012 race.

Sports Antonio Conte confirms that David Luiz has returned to the squad
Author: 0 Antonio Conte confirms that David Luiz has returned to the squad

The hectic Christmas schedule is the determinant of the team that wins the league in May, and there are no better players to help navigate that schedule than Matic. "First of all, I was very happy for these calls with the national team", he added. "Don't forget, Gareth Southgate was the coach of the Under-21s and he knows these young players very well".

Sports Chris Coleman resigns as Wales manager and set to join Sunderland
Author: 0 Chris Coleman resigns as Wales manager and set to join Sunderland

The former Fulham and Real Sociedad boss struggled at first and Wales' 6-1 World Cup qualifying defeat in Serbia led to some fans calling for his dismissal. Following his six year tenure as Welsh boss, Coleman will make a return to club football for the first time since 2012 when he last managed Greek side AEL FC.

Sports Danica Patrick Will Retire From Racing In 2018
Author: 0 Danica Patrick Will Retire From Racing In 2018

She won her only IndyCar race in 2008 in Japan and while she won the pole for the Daytona 500 in 2013, she finished eighth. "I'm excited for the next phase, trust me". This is a developing story and will be updated. Danica Patrick is set to end her racing career in 2018. Her contract concludes after the season finale on Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Sports University of South Carolina Women's Basketball Team Declined Trump's White House Invite
Author: 0 University of South Carolina Women's Basketball Team Declined Trump's White House Invite

The Gamecocks won their first national championship in April. Oklahoma's softball team presented President Trump with a glove, and the men's golf team presented him with a golf bag. In September, Staley told The Associated Press that the school had been left out in the dark on an invitation. "As I've been saying since our practices for this season started, all of our focus is on the season ahead", Staley said.

Sports Jerry Jones gets scolded by other owners
Author: 0 Jerry Jones gets scolded by other owners

Jones to honor the resolution that he and his fellow owners adopted and allow the Committee to continue its work, in compliance with the May 2017 Resolution and the League Constitution". "Your client's antics, whatever their motivation, are damaging the league and reflect conduct detrimental to the league's best interests ", the letter said, according to the Times.

Sports Arsenal aim to end six-game winless Premier League run vs
Author: 0 Arsenal aim to end six-game winless Premier League run vs

Despite a series of injury problems, Tottenham head into the first North London derby of the season in confident mood. Mike Dean will referee his seventh North London derby between Arsenal and Tottenham on Saturday, the Premier League has confirmed .

Sports Father: 'Jose Mourinho held Ruben Loftus-Cheek back'
Author: 0 Father: 'Jose Mourinho held Ruben Loftus-Cheek back'

Loftus-Cheek has been a mainstay of England's youth setup since he played for England U16s in 2011, and he blossomed in central midfield against Germany , as some stunning touches had many wondering whether he could provide the X factor in an England midfield that has often been stale and unimaginative.

Sports Ezekiel Elliott Withdrawing All Appeals & Will Serve 6-Game Suspension
Author: 0 Ezekiel Elliott Withdrawing All Appeals & Will Serve 6-Game Suspension

Elliott has chose to forego any further appeals and will serve the remaining suspension", agent Rocky Arceneaux and lawyer Frank Salzano said in a statement released to PFT. However, that suspension was extended indefinitely after another video was released depicting Rice striking his fiancée in the elevator. In fact, OH prosecutors decided against pursuing a case against Elliott previous year.

Sports Arkansas fires athletic director Jeff Long
Author: 0 Arkansas fires athletic director Jeff Long

During Long's tenure at the school, he hired Bobby Petrino after his less than year-long stint with the Atlanta Falcons . It also didn't help Long that Arkansas is 4-6 this season and Bielema has a 29-32 record as the Razorbacks coach. In 1988 he was assistant athletic director at Rice while serving in a similar position at MI for 10 years. In 2015, Long was SportsBusiness Journal and SportsBusiness Daily Athletic Director of the Year.

Sports South Africa loses bid to host 2023 Rugby World Cup to France
Author: 0 South Africa loses bid to host 2023 Rugby World Cup to France

South Africa was named as the preferred host nation by World Rugby's independent review, but that only sparked spiky reactions over that process from Ireland and France . The set of rules were broken during that process, which we are upset about", he said, offering a few opaque comments of his own. "We have been fortunate to have had three great bids", said Bill Beaumont, World Rugby chairman.

Sports Conor McGregor: UFC champion apologises for Dublin behaviour but blames referee
Author: 0 Conor McGregor: UFC champion apologises for Dublin behaviour but blames referee

I ve been secretly training. I'm faster than ever and stronger than ever. During an appearance on the MMA Hour , Mike Mazuli, the lead regulator of Bellator 187, praised the UFC for sanctioning Conor McGregor after his indiscretion. Now it seems he wants to be a part of what he'd previously described as "a circus", but it remains to be seen if he's truly interested or if this was just a publicity stunt for the new radio show.

Sports Sweden shatter Italy's World Cup dream
Author: 0 Sweden shatter Italy's World Cup dream

The Juventus stopper, who is widely considered one of the best goalkeepers ever, has said he will retire from global duty once the current campaign ends. It could have been worse for Italy , as Sweden was denied what looked like two clear-cut penalties for handballs, first by Matteo Darmian and then Andrea Barzagli.

Sports 49ers' Marquise Goodwin explains why he was emotional after touchdown vs Giants
Author: 0 49ers' Marquise Goodwin explains why he was emotional after touchdown vs Giants

He then sank to his knees and made the sign of the cross. On Sunday night, Goodwin revealed just why he responded the way he did to his first touchdown as a member of the 49ers. Both Goodwin and Goodwin-Snow are career athletes; they were stars on the track team at the University of Texas at Austin. Either way, it's nearly unimaginable that Marquise was on the field on Sunday, just hours after the couple's tragedy.

Sports Oscar says he would fight McGregor
Author: 0 Oscar says he would fight McGregor

Recently Mazzulli confirmed that they have informed members of the Association of Boxing Commissioners and the UFC, about McGregor's actions. People continue to debate and discuss Conor McGregor's actions at Bellator 187 this past Friday, and according to his head coach, the star was "a little bit over emotional" at the event...

Sports MTA throws shade at LeBron James before game vs. Knicks
Author: 0 MTA throws shade at LeBron James before game vs. Knicks

Or, as J.R. Smith put it, "like real citizens". Another Knicks fan is also heard talking up Kristaps Porzingis when he sees the Cavaliers walking by. It's unclear what train the Cavs were getting on at the 34th Street-Penn Station stop. "A 45-minute bus ride or a six-minute train ride". James said it was his first time riding the subway in NY.

Author: 0 NFL Commissioner Asking For $50-Million Dollar Salary

Next step: Leak to the media what Goodell is looking for. The last written counterproposal from Goodell, which was around the first of August, was seeking about $49.5 million per year, as well as the lifetime use of a private jet and lifetime health insurance for his family, according to a source familiar with the negotiations.

Sports DT Roy Miller arrested on domestic battery charge
Author: 0 DT Roy Miller arrested on domestic battery charge

She said the 6-foot-1, 320 lb. After a brief struggle, however, she was able to get to her phone and call the police. Nicole Miller told police she was grabbed by the hair and pushed around. Miller, 30, is being investigated for domestic battery by the state attorney's office in Florida. No one from the Chiefs or the National Football League has issued any sort of a statement, since it's simply too early to tell what the ramifications will be, but this is the sort of incident that ...

Sports Ronaldo announces birth of fourth child, Alana Martina
Author: 0 Ronaldo announces birth of fourth child, Alana Martina

Ronaldo now has four children, with Alana Martina joining Cristiano Jnr and twins Eva and Mateo . "I am going to miss you a lot", the Williams driver told fans. Ronaldo made his relationship with Rodriguez public a year ago, and she announced her pregnancy weeks after the twins were born. Speaking about life as a father last week, Ronaldo said: "Being a father is a unique and personal journey, something that has changed me completely".