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Author: 0 Morocco replace Kenya as 2018 CHAN hosts

The statement said Caf's emergency committee met in Nigeria on Saturday and "unanimously decided" to grant the organisation of the tournament to the Royal Moroccan Football Federation. Morocco have not hosted a senior CAF competition since the 1988 Africa Cup of Nations. Next year's competition is set for January 12 to 4 February and will bring together 16 national teams composed exclusively of players playing in the national championships of their respective countries.

Sport Steelers' Bryant requests to be traded
Author: 0 Steelers' Bryant requests to be traded

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media has the scoop on this and reports the team is "well aware that he's unhappy". Over the first six weeks of the season, he has caught more than three passes in a single game just once. Bryant was suspended for nearly 18 months for violating the league's substance abuse policy and was cleared for regular season practices and games on September 1.

Sport Federer 'saves best for last' to beat Nadal in Shanghai
Author: 0 Federer 'saves best for last' to beat Nadal in Shanghai

I thought I would have difficulty in the beginning of the meeting due to the fact that I had finished my duel in the semi-finals very late the night before. It also greatly aided Federer's game that the court they were playing on turned out to be super fast. To be honest with you, you can't always win against "Rafa".

Sport Buccaneers vs. Cardinals: Highlights, recap and more
Author: 0 Buccaneers vs. Cardinals: Highlights, recap and more

Martin stamina will be better in his second game and if head coach Dirk Koetter chooses to control the clock in the second and third quarters. The Cardinals expect an improved, confident Winston on Sunday. The Cardinals entered the game last in the National Football League in rushing and yards per carry, but finished with 35 rushes for 160 yards - more than 100 yards better than their average - for 4.6 yards per carry.

Sport Trevor Siemian throws for a career-high 376 yards in Broncos' loss
Author: 0 Trevor Siemian throws for a career-high 376 yards in Broncos' loss

The Giants, on the other hand, were expected to compete for a division title. They were the Little Giants. It may have been the Broncos worst night in years. And the team's defense left its stinger in 2016. However, not all records are the same. A first-quarter sprint to the NY 16-yard line that was powered by a 33-yard Siemian-to-Emmanuel Sanders connection proved fruitless after Brandon McManus missed a 35-yard field-goal attempt wide right.

Sport Anthony Martial starts ahead of Marcus Rashford
Author: 0 Anthony Martial starts ahead of Marcus Rashford

Striker Rashford, who was fit enough to be named on the bench and came on as a substitute for United in the 66th minute at Anfield , was taken off during England's World Cup qualifier against Lithuania last weekend. Mourinho said: " I don't think we had many options ". We don't have many options . "I never complain [about the injuries]". I was just mentioning it to you because the next question is maybe why is Rashford not playing? Since the moment we knew what players would be available ...

Sport Steelers ready to face Chiefs on the road again
Author: 0 Steelers ready to face Chiefs on the road again

After looking like the frontrunner for league MVP through the first five weeks, Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith returned to form. But, as Mike Tomlin said before the game, they liked the matchup against the Chiefs' left tackle, Eric Fisher , against whom the veteran outside linebacker has had a lot of success, so they gave him the helmet and seated Arthur Moats , who was a starter on the punt coverage unit.

Sport Lions rally from 45-10 but fall short of Saints 52-38
Author: 0 Lions rally from 45-10 but fall short of Saints 52-38

The Saints and Lions combined for four defensive touchdowns. But the Detroit defense no answer for the potent Saints offense the rest of the first half. Drew Brees threw two touchdown passes for New Orleans (3-2) and Mark Ingram rushed for two touchdowns. Ingram capped the series with a one-yard run.

Sport NFL Week 6 features Patriots-Jets matchup for 1st place
Author: 0 NFL Week 6 features Patriots-Jets matchup for 1st place

Brady (20-for-38, 257 yards, 2 TDs, 1 INT) completed an eight-play, 75-yard drive with a 33-yard touchdown pass to Gronkowski for a 21-14 lead. But it didn't come easy. The turnover gave the Patriots the ball at their own 37 with 35 seconds left in the half. The Jets made Gilislee pay for it as they ate up 78 yards in three minutes, slicing through a weak Patriots secondary.

Sport Newcastle gives up lead twice in 2-2 draw at Southampton
Author: 0 Newcastle gives up lead twice in 2-2 draw at Southampton

As a result, Southampton held on for a point, which moved them up to 10th place on the log. Newcastle could have moved level on points with fifth-placed Chelsea, but instead failed to move off ninth. Gabbiadini whipped the equaliser through the legs of Javier Manquillo and into the bottom corner in the 49th minute. Fraser Forster can do nothing as Ayoze Pérez puts the Magpies back in front at St.

Sport Arsenal lack 'cojones' - Troy Deeney
Author: 0 Arsenal lack 'cojones' - Troy Deeney

Per Mertesacker gave the Gunners a deserved lead before the break, but after Hector Bellerin had controversially brought down Richarlison for a penalty that Troy Deeney converted, Tom Cleverley then notched the victor in stoppage time to leave Wenger irate.

Sport MotoGP title could go either way - Marquez
Author: 0 MotoGP title could go either way - Marquez

Twice Dovizioso roared past Marquez - and twice Marquez produced daring lunges to recapture the lead, the triple world champion entering the penultimate lap in front. "It was fantastic today, I enjoyed the battle", said the Spaniard. Here once again, Andrea had to battle down to the last corner with Marc Marquez, coming out on top.

Sport Patriots LB Harvey Langi, Wife Suffer Serious Injuries in Car Accident
Author: 0 Patriots LB Harvey Langi, Wife Suffer Serious Injuries in Car Accident

Their auto was rear-ended when stoppped to take a left turn into their apartment parking lot. Three people from the first vehicle were taken to Norwood Hospital. On the official injury report, the Patriots listed Langi as out for Sunday's game at the New York Jets with a back injury. Rookie safety David Jones, who is on the Patriots practice squad, sent out a tweet Saturday praying for a quick recovery for Langi and his wife.

Sport Rafael Nadal edges Cilic to reach his second Shanghai final — ATP Shanghai
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal edges Cilic to reach his second Shanghai final — ATP Shanghai

Federer beat Nadal for the fifth time in a row to secure his 94th career title. But bypassing the clay swing and then picking up a back injury through the US Open Series hit Federer's chances while Nadal accelerated to the top. The 2014 Shanghai champion took on one of the men who has caused him the most problems in recent years, Juan Martin del Potro. Nadal has won nine straight semifinal appearances.

Sport Bittersweet race weekend in Talladega as Earnhardt makes final run
Author: 0 Bittersweet race weekend in Talladega as Earnhardt makes final run

The next year, this vehicle was likely driven in some short track and mile-and-a-half track races to win Earnhardt's 1980 Cup Series Championship-the first of his seven titles. "I didn't think I was going to take home a race vehicle from this weekend". Hopefully we can get them a win this weekend. He also got to take a few laps.

Author: 0 Panthers fan punches other fan in the face during game against Eagles

Police officers stand guard outside Bank of America Stadium before an National Football League game. Gene Serba said he and his friend were attending Thursday night's Eagles-Panthers game when they got into an argument with two Panthers fans in front of them.

Sport Panthers Fan Sucker Punches Older Eagles Fan In NSFW Video
Author: 0 Panthers Fan Sucker Punches Older Eagles Fan In NSFW Video

According to Instagram user odubco , who posted the disturbing video , the man who threw the punches, and a woman who was with him, would not sit down throughout the game. The incident happened after the 62-year-old victim told the Panthers fans standing in front of them that they were "being jerks" for not sitting.

Author: 0 CJ McCollum suspended for Blazers' regular-season opener after leaving bench Wednesday

The Blazers won Wednesday's preseason game 113-104 against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Swanigan and Len then began scuffling, and teammates came in to separate them. "Lesson learned. I take full responsibility for those eight expensive and costly steps". Prior to the news, McCollum was projected to score 24.7 points and account for 38.9 FanDuel points across 36.3 minutes in Portland's first game of the season.

Sport New Zealand announce updated squad for India tour
Author: 0 New Zealand announce updated squad for India tour

Ravindra Jadeja , who was brought into the Indian squad after Axar Patel was injured during the India-Australia ODI series, could not find a place in the 15-man squad for the New Zealand ODIs. "Glenn has made an immediate effect in domestic cricket and has certainly taken his opportunity over here with New Zealand A , including an outstanding 140 not out".

Sport Ezekiel Elliott should play 'next two weeks or longer'
Author: 0 Ezekiel Elliott should play 'next two weeks or longer'

The running back will have to serve his suspension immediately, but the legal battle isn't over yet. Elliott was allowed to suit up for the Dallas Cowboys while his case was pending. "At the time the NFLPA filed the complaint, it was possible the arbitrator could have issued a final decision that was favorable to Elliott", the three-judge panel wrote.

Sport Michigan Wolverines outlast IN in latest Big Ten upset bid
Author: 0 Michigan Wolverines outlast IN in latest Big Ten upset bid

After a stagnant third-quarter performance by Michigan's offense, Higdon, behind solid blocking, gave MI 20-10 breathing room with this 59-yard touchdown run up the middle in the fourth quarter. The last drive of the quarter opened the fourth and was another three and out. Finley extended his streak of consecutive passes without an interception to 313, the second-longest in ACC history.

Sport Molinari 3 shots off Italian Open lead; Garcia 4 back
Author: 0 Molinari 3 shots off Italian Open lead; Garcia 4 back

After parring his first five holes at Golf Club Milano in Monza on Friday, Fraser combined nine birdies with four pars to reach 13 under - a score matched by England's Matt Wallace (65). Francesco Molinari, another of the overnight front-runners, is three off the pace at 10 under after a 68, with Tyrrell Hatton - last week's victor at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship - and Sergio Garcia among those a further shot back.

Sport Tennessee falls to SC 15-9
Author: 0 Tennessee falls to SC 15-9

White hit another field goal with 1:13 left in the game to extend the lead to the final margin of six. After being completely shut down the entire second half, Tennessee's offense reached South Carolina's 2-yard line with nine seconds left before Jarrett Guarantano threw three straight incompletions to close the game.

Sport Did the Red Sox get it right with John Farrell?
Author: 0 Did the Red Sox get it right with John Farrell?

Farrell, who did not address the media after Boston's playoff elimination at the hands of the Astros this week, was under contract through the end of the 2018 season. Farrell posted a 432-378 record during his roller-coaster five-year tenure with the club. Still, Dombrowski apparently believed that the team was not wringing the most out of its very talented, pretty young squad, and the team will have its third manager since Terry Francona was let go after the 2011 season.

Sport Tottenham vs. Bournemouth: Highlights and recap
Author: 0 Tottenham vs. Bournemouth: Highlights and recap

He said: "It is important to feel Wembley is our home". Spurs started slowly and had Hugo Lloris to thank for not falling behind midway through the first half as the French worldwide pulled off a superb low save to keep out the ball following a corner.

Author: 0 Hertha Berlin players kneel in solidarity with NFL

National Football League players across America have been taking a knee during the pre-match anthem over the last few weeks, in response to comments made by Donald Trump. Kaepernick started the protest a year ago when he sat down as the American national anthem was played during a pre-season American football game in 2016.

Sport Next Scotland manager: David Moyes favourite - Sir Alex, Allardyce, McCoist outsiders
Author: 0 Next Scotland manager: David Moyes favourite - Sir Alex, Allardyce, McCoist outsiders

Scotland will jump up a massive 14 places in the FIFA World Ranking into the top 30 teams this month, just days after failing to qualify for the World Cup again. "We haven't discussed anything further as far as the recruitment campaign is concerned". Regan refused to be drawn on whether Mackay would be a candidate for the permanent manager's role.

Sport Cavs End Preseason With 113-106 Win In Orlando
Author: 0 Cavs End Preseason With 113-106 Win In Orlando

The Cavs will host former teammate Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics at 8 p.m. Tuesday. Lue said James is upset that his ankle is still an issue. James reportedly aggravated his ankle as the Cavs unveiling a brand-new starting line-up featuring James, Dwyane Wade , Derrick Rose , Jae Crowder and Kevin Love .

Sport Spurs' Leonard expected to miss season opener
Author: 0 Spurs' Leonard expected to miss season opener

Leonard has been dealing with a quadriceps injury, but apparently the rest during preseason was not enough. Popovich also said he was unsure of when Leonard might return. Leonard steadily developed into one of the league's best players after the Spurs acquired him in a 2011 draft-night trade with the Indiana Pacers .

Sport Pat Perez keeps on keepin' on, grabs lead at TPC Kuala Lumpur
Author: 0 Pat Perez keeps on keepin' on, grabs lead at TPC Kuala Lumpur

Open at Erin Hills in June. He finished in a tie for 51st in Kuala Lumpur a year ago, shooting 66 and 69 over the weekend. Smith fell into a tie for third as American Pat Perez claimed the lead. Players were taken off the course during the second round due to the threat of lightning, which caused a delay of close to four hours. Thomas Pieters breezed through TPC Kuala Lumpur with a bogey-free, 5-under-par 32-35=67 during round two of the CIMB Classic , grabbing a piece of third ...

Sport Men spinoff Gambit gets a Valentine's Day 2019 release date
Author: 0 Men spinoff Gambit gets a Valentine's Day 2019 release date

Craig played opposite Tatum in 2017's Logan Lucky and Seydoux appeared in Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds , two films previous to The Hateful Eight , but at this time only Tatum's involvement has been confirmed. This will come three years after Deadpool made incredible amounts of money at the box office in a similar release window. Now, things seem to be looking up as the production has now received an official release date.

Sport Should Broncos give NaVorro Bowman a call?
Author: 0 Should Broncos give NaVorro Bowman a call?

First-round rookie linebacker Reuben Foster is set to return to limited action against Washington Sunday after being sidelined with a high ankle sprain since the team's Week 1 matchup against the Panthers. He became a starter the following season and, along with Patrick Willis , Justin Smith and Aldon Smith, helped lead the 49ers to the NFC Championship game.

Sport 'Scary' Australian player lauds Indian fans despite rock-throwing incident in Guwahati
Author: 0 'Scary' Australian player lauds Indian fans despite rock-throwing incident in Guwahati

He said, "Really unfortunate incident after a great game aimed to tarnish Guwahati's reputation as emerging sports hub. We strongly condemn it. People of Assam don't approve this", the Chief Minister tweeted yesterday. The photo he posted on Twitter showed a shattered window pane with a large hole. However, Rathore said that the cricket team was satisfied with the safety and security arrangements made by the state.

Sport Cavaliers in talks to send Richard Jefferson to Hawks
Author: 0 Cavaliers in talks to send Richard Jefferson to Hawks

This move saves the Cavaliers over $14 million in luxury tax fees. It's a lot more hard to get teams to absorb the salary of Shumpert or Frye (which would have to happen since neither has high trade value) than Jefferson . Last season, Jefferson averaged 5.7 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.0 assist while shooting 44.6 percent from the field, 33.3 percent from three-point range and 74.1 percent from the free-throw line.

Sport Sam Bradford ruled out for Week 6
Author: 0 Sam Bradford ruled out for Week 6

Coach Mike Zimmer also said Friday that top wide receiver Stefon Diggs (groin) and starting left guard Nick Easton (calf) will miss the game as well. He called his groin strain not as bad as the one that forced him to miss one game last October. Reserve lineman Jeremiah Sirles is in line to start at left guard should Easton be unavailable against the Packers.

Sport Huge boost for Chelsea as Milan dismiss Conte rumours
Author: 0 Huge boost for Chelsea as Milan dismiss Conte rumours

Another situation I want to clarify, my family stays here with me, not in Italy. "Last season they lived very far away, so my feelings were only through the phone". I like to work with my players and like to have this great feeling with our fans. Conte said: 'I knew he made a decision to retire and finish his career in December with NY.

Sport What to know about the Clemson matchup
Author: 0 What to know about the Clemson matchup

Clemson's game with Syracuse will be played on Friday, the 13th and that date holds a special place for head football coach Dabo Swinney . Clemson has beaten the Orange in each of the past four years. Opponents are averaging 24.33 points per game. But the offense stalled, and Syracuse had to settle for a field goal. Ishmael leads the country in receiving yards, nearly 50 yards ahead of the No.

Sport Koeman Does Not Want Netherlands Job
Author: 0 Koeman Does Not Want Netherlands Job

Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane offered up predictably inflammatory comments during the worldwide break that were not welcomed by Everton , as he suggested once again that McCarthy's conditioning was not being helped by the Goodison Park medical staff.

Author: 0 Dean Saunders would pick Sadio Mane over Philippe Coutinho

Mane has scored three goals in four games in the Premier League to make a brilliant start to the 2017-18 campaign. "It will be interesting to see how United approach it". Mane was substituted after 89 minutes of his national team's 2-0 win over Cape Verde and will now miss a sizeable chunk of Liverpool's upcoming fixture list.

Sport Penn State, James Franklin affirm commitment after Texas A&M reports
Author: 0 Penn State, James Franklin affirm commitment after Texas A&M reports

Penn State coach James Franklin and the school denied reports that Franklin would be being considered as a potential replacement for Sumlin at Texas A&M . "My family and I are very thankful to be a part of the Penn State community", Franklin said in a written statement after the contract announcement.

Sport Arsenal boss claims Alexis carries the weight of his nation for Chile
Author: 0 Arsenal boss claims Alexis carries the weight of his nation for Chile

The Chilean started in the Gunners' 4-0 humbling at the hands of Liverpool in August where he cut a visibly disappointed figure amid reports of him trying to find his way out of the club before the summer transfer window closed. "We won our first game at home and I thought we'd be alright and then went to Crystal Palace". 'In Chile it's Sanchez. "The main reason is the way the team have welcomed me here", he said.

Sport Calipari talks Wildcats, FBI investigation at Media Day
Author: 0 Calipari talks Wildcats, FBI investigation at Media Day

The best line out of a Kentucky basketball gathering Thursday did not come from coach John Calipari or one of his players. So we were really interchangeable. We don't know what you're saying, if it's true. Calipari: "Well, that makes it true". After pleading to talk about his team, Kentucky.com reporter Jerry Tipton had one more FBI-related question for Calipari, and when the Kentucky coach tried to avoid the question, Tipton refused to back down.

Sport Mentor tips Hartley to accept Toro Rosso seat
Author: 0 Mentor tips Hartley to accept Toro Rosso seat

If Toro Rosso and Hartley can't successfully come to an arrangement, the team will look to Sebastian Buemi , who previously raced for the Red Bull Junior Team as well. Along with German Le Mans specialist Timo Bernhard and fellow New Zealander Earl Bamber, Hartley won the jewel in this year's endurance racing crown.

Sport Iran blank Costa Rica to finish top of group
Author: 0 Iran blank Costa Rica to finish top of group

Iran's early running, keynote of their huge win over Germany, kept goalkeeper Ricardo Montenegro busy but a goal arrived only after Amferny Arias, acting captain in place of the benched Jose Alfaro, brought down Delfi. With the clock winding down, Wuck played another couple of cards, though one was enforced by an injury to Vagnoman late in the game. "We have worked out a strategy to overcome the challenge and we are looking forward to win tomorrow", stated Costa Rica coach Breansse Camacho.

Sport Celtics' Kyrie Irving happy to be in Boston
Author: 0 Celtics' Kyrie Irving happy to be in Boston

Kyrie Irving isn't being subtle: He wants you to know that Cleveland is a bad city, and Boston is better. Irving will get to see Cleveland in person one time this season when the Celtics face off with the Cavaliers to start the season October 17.

Sport NCAA
Author: 0 NCAA "could not conclude North Carolina violated NCAA rules"

Some assumed the NCAA wouldn't tackle this issue because some version of that occurs at all schools, although it has never been publicly brought to light like at North Carolina . The Tar Heels won a pair of national titles within the span - in 2005 and 2009. Initially, they were considered improper benefits - access to courses and assistance in those courses not available to regular students - but that charge was removed in the second NOA only to be refiled in the third.

Sport Carragher names his XI of the Premier League season so far
Author: 0 Carragher names his XI of the Premier League season so far

Jamie Carragher has admitted that Eden Hazard has been the Premier League's best player in recent seasons following his sparkling displays with Chelsea . The Premier League champions have four players in Carragher's side, Spurs have three, his former team Liverpool have two players, while there is one player each from the two Manchester clubs.

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