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Sports Alshon Jeffery: Philadelphia Eagles sign WR to four-year extension
Author: 0 Alshon Jeffery: Philadelphia Eagles sign WR to four-year extension

The decision to sign Jeffery is a big one for the Eagles , with plenty of positives - but also some risks as well. "I'm blessed to have the opportunity to play for this organization and for these fans. Jeffery has 15 receptions for 203 yards and four touchdowns over the last three games. Jeffery hasn't been quite as productive as he was when he was at his best for the Chicago Bears in 2013 and 2014, when he combined for 174 catches, 2,524 yards and 17 touchdowns.

Sports Sauber: F2 champion Charles Leclerc to drive alongside Marcus Ericsson
Author: 0 Sauber: F2 champion Charles Leclerc to drive alongside Marcus Ericsson

Antonio Giovinazzi, another Ferrari graduate, had been in contention for Ericsson's seat but has been handed the role of third driver. Alfa Romeo will return to the sport after an absence of 30 years as Sauber's title sponsor, with the Swiss team strengthening its Ferrari ties, having cancelled its planned Honda partnership.

Sports Hazard lights up Chelsea's 3-1 win over Newcastle in EPL
Author: 0 Hazard lights up Chelsea's 3-1 win over Newcastle in EPL

The Italian was ordered off the touchline by referee Neil Swarbrick near the end of the first half of Chelsea's 1-0 win in the Premier League after complaining angrily about the award of a Swansea goal-kick. "I apologise for this". I was a bit animated. It was not the first time. He later apologised to Swarbrick and fourth official Lee Mason but has been charged nonetheless.

Sports Cyclone Ockhi: Ready to meet emergency, says Navy
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On Chinese presence in the strategically-important Gwadar port in Pakistan, he said it may be a security challenge for India in future. Southern Naval Command Flag Officer-Commanding-in-Chief Vice-Admiral A R Karve has said that the Navy was fully equipped to meet any exigencies in the wake of the strengthening of the cyclone Ockhi and as it approached Lakshadweep.

Sports Real To Ditch De Gea Pursuit For Former La Liga Star
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Madrid have also been linked with moves for English-based goalkeepers David De Gea and Thibaut Courtois . The Mirror , citing reports in Spain, says Madrid president Florentino Perez "has sounded a warning to De Gea" that his club will move for Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois if a transfer can not be achieved by then.

Sports Mourinho uses diplomacy when asked about Pep's Redmond antics
Author: 0 Mourinho uses diplomacy when asked about Pep's Redmond antics

In an extremely animated exchange with the Saints' Nathan Redmond , which initially appeared to be aggravated and fiery, the City boss was seen remonstrating something or other with the full-back. " He commented on my qualities as a young English player and how he wanted me to attack his team more during the game in a similar way to last season", Redmond tweeted.

Sports Chelsea 1-0 Swansea City: Blues stars rated and slated
Author: 0 Chelsea 1-0 Swansea City: Blues stars rated and slated

Standard Sport report Conte was asked about the transfer window and if Luiz or anyone else could leave and said: "I think this moment is very early to talk about this topic". Conte also confirmed, that he was happy with the squad players that came into the starting XI for the 1-0 victory over Swansea and spoke of the need for squad rotation, as we head into a hectic round of December and January fixtures.

Sports Mourinho not ruling Matic of out Arsenal clash
Author: 0 Mourinho not ruling Matic of out Arsenal clash

The Red Devils will lock horns with the Gunners at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday evening. The weekend's most high profile Premier League match, Manchester United at Arsenal , will be missing a few key players. Mourinho has been criticised for being too pragmatic but insisted that his team will attack and defend with conviction. "Yesterday I was watching an interesting movie, Borg vs McEnroe and Borg coach was telling him that all the time, one point at a time, think about just one ...

Sports Toys for Tots reaches a 70 year milestone
Author: 0 Toys for Tots reaches a 70 year milestone

Toys "R" Us, a national sponsor of Toys for Tots , made a donation allowing for the purchase of some toys from their store in Joplin. The police and fire departments will be collecting unwrapped new toys until the morning of December 15, which is the last day to make deliveries to the Marine Corps, Proctor said.

Sports ESPN Insider: Anthony Davis faces $25k fine after ejection
Author: 0 ESPN Insider: Anthony Davis faces $25k fine after ejection

While the 41 points scored by Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell in Friday's 114-108 comeback win over the New Orleans Pelicans will garner most of the headlines, there was another loss that could prove to be of even greater importance to New Orleans .

Sports American Gods showrunners exit series
Author: 0 American Gods showrunners exit series

But now Variety reports that both men will leave the showrunner position, allegedly over disputes with the production company, Freemantle Media. Fuller and Green were very hands-on lead with many of American Gods' first season episodes.

Sports Man Killed Her Facebook Friend With Fire in West Philadelphia
Author: 0 Man Killed Her Facebook Friend With Fire in West Philadelphia

She had been stabbed about 80 times. Cole Swaringer-Herring has been charged with murder, arson and abuse of a corpse in connection with the horrific death of DE schoolgirl Sabriya McLean. In 2014, when McLean was just 11 years old, she was reported missing. Because McLean's murder was so violent, police are now working to see if Swaringer-Herring was connected to any other crimes.

Sports India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Day 1 at Delhi
Author: 0 India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Day 1 at Delhi

Says that the team wishes to take up the challenge of batting first on conditions which will help the bowlers. Test cricket has seen many instances of underdogs biting against the odds, but going by form and history, there is little to suggest that India will not secure a ninth successive Test series win.

Sports Guardiola asked to explain Redmond incident by FA
Author: 0 Guardiola asked to explain Redmond incident by FA

Raheem Sterling scored a 96th minute victor for Manchester City at the Etihad and broke Southampton's hearts following a valiant defensive effort from the Saints. What we can not excuse is Guardiola seeming to goad and undermine opposition players in an aggressive manner as they walked off the pitch. "I will never judge the way my opponents want to play against my teams because I don't like the other managers judging what I want to do", he added .

Sports Penn State hires two football assistants, promotes a third
Author: 0 Penn State hires two football assistants, promotes a third

To fill vacancies on his staff, Franklin hired Tyler Bowen to coach the tight ends and Phil Galiano to serve as a special-teams coach and work with the defensive line. "He has a high football IQ and tremendous passion for the game that will impact our student-athletes on a daily basis", Franklin said of the Georgia native.

Sports Aaron Boone Reportedly Named Yankees Manager over Hensley Meulens
Author: 0 Aaron Boone Reportedly Named Yankees Manager over Hensley Meulens

Giants bench coach Hensley Meulens and Dodgers third base coach Chris Woodward are also in the mix, as is former Cleveland Indians and Seattle Mariners manager Eric Wedge. Cashman said that he would present his pick to Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner, who had the final say. Boone, who played 12 seasons in the majors before retiring after the 2009 season, most recently served as a color commentator on ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball broadcasts.

Sports Stanford Cardinal vs. USC Trojans
Author: 0 Stanford Cardinal vs. USC Trojans

The Texas native has joined LenDale White as only the second Trojan rusher since Marcus Allen to rush for at least 1,000 yards in consecutive seasons. USC QB Sam Darnold vs. Stanford S Justin Reid. Jones ran for 116 yards and two TDs in the first meeting against Stanford. Players then were overjoyed that Helton, after seven weeks as their interim coach in place of the fired Steve Sarkisian, had been retained, and many of them saw the title game as their chance to prove USC's administrators ...

Sports Clemson, Auburn, Oklahoma, Wisconsin are playoff top 4
Author: 0 Clemson, Auburn, Oklahoma, Wisconsin are playoff top 4

Q: If Auburn beats Georgia again, it's a cinch to become the first two-loss team in the playoff. In that scenario, I see Oklahoma playing Alabama in the championship game, unless Ohio State wins big. Should the No. 8 Buckeyes beat No. 4 Wisconsin to win the Big Ten title, the committee would have to decide whether their résumé - with a conference title and two losses, including to Iowa - is enough to catapult them ahead of one-loss Alabama.

Sports Ian Rush believes Salah, Mane bring something different to Liverpool
Author: 0 Ian Rush believes Salah, Mane bring something different to Liverpool

That player comes in the form of central defender Joel Matip who has impressed since joining the club on a free transfer from Schalke. "He felt something muscle wise after the last game, we still have to make a final assessment". "Final decisions will be made after the session at three o'clock [this afternoon]". Were he to remain absent, then it seems likely that versatile right-back Joe Gomez would be called upon to shift inside and partner the much-maligned Dejan Lovren in the heart ...