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Author: 0 Slowing the Spigot on Détente, Saudis Ban Israelis from Chess Tournament

Israeli chess players were denied visas to take part in a speed chess competition in Saudi Arabia this week, according to Reuters . An Israeli chess official says Saudi Arabia has disregarded a request by seven Israeli players to participate in a world chess tournament in the kingdom this week.

Sports Nicolas Otamendi Signs New Manchester City Contract
Author: 0 Nicolas Otamendi Signs New Manchester City Contract

Nicolas Otamendi starring performances has led to five goals in all competitions, including netting the victor against Manchester United at Old Trafford in a 2-1 win . Some players linked with January moves include Manchester United's Henrikh Mkhitaryan (above) and Luke Shaw, Chelsea defender David Luiz, AS Monaco winger Thomas Lemar, Arsenal forwards Alexis Sanchez and Theo Walcott (featured image) and Sevilla midfielder Steven N'Zonzi, but who are the Top 5 transfer targets for ...

Sports Losing To Leicester City Feels Like A Defeat- Juan Mata
Author: 0 Losing To Leicester City Feels Like A Defeat- Juan Mata

Vardy was a key component in Leicester's title-winning campaign in 2015/16 and has scored seven goals in 18 league matches this season, along with a League Cup goal in the midweek defeat by Manchester City. Mata celebrates after scoring his sides second goal . Mata scored a brilliant second for the Red Devils after the break, curling a free-kick into the top corner of the net.

Sports Nikola Vucevic Out Six-to-Eight Weeks with Broken Finger
Author: 0 Nikola Vucevic Out Six-to-Eight Weeks with Broken Finger

Vucevic was injured with about seven minutes remaining in the first quarter. His absence is just the latest major injury for the Magic. The official injury is a fractured metacarpal of his index finger, and he will miss six-to-eight weeks after undergoing surgery, according to The Vertical's Shams Charania .

Sports Manchester City bring up century of Premier League goals in 2017
Author: 0 Manchester City bring up century of Premier League goals in 2017

Asmir Begovic attempted to play the ball out of his penalty area with a horde of City players around, instead of lumping it, and paid the price as the ball was intercepted and Fernadinho's clipped cross was headed into the back of the net by a diving Sergio Aguero in the 27th minute.

Author: 0 EPS for Raytheon Company (RTN) Expected At $2.03

Kempner Capital Management Inc increased its stake in Vz Verizon Comm. Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $216.99B market cap company. Geode Ltd Liability Company has 542,334 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Addison Cap reported 1,640 shares or 0.27% of all its holdings. Moreover, Huntington Savings Bank has 0.08% invested in Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN).

Author: 0 Seahawks make history with 21-12 win over Dallas Cowboys

The crowd is chanting Zeke! Ezekiel Elliott made his return to the football field after serving his six-game suspension, but his presence wasn't enough for the Cowboys to win, as Dallas lost to Seattle by a 21-12 score. In the week leading up to the game, Cowboys coach Jason Garrett was evasive about how Elliott would be used in his return. Bailey, usually about as good as there is in the league, also missed a 48-yarder with a minute to play.

Sports Wilshere: Arsenal were scared of playing against Liverpool
Author: 0 Wilshere: Arsenal were scared of playing against Liverpool

Why couldn't the team just start the match with so much energy and ambition as they were able to play with during that 4 minutes stretch? Liverpool's attacking prowess came at the expense of their now-expected capitulation when multiple goals up, demonstrating they are still unable to hold onto a lead in a big game.

Sports AB de Villiers's sore back an issue ahead of four-day Test
Author: 0 AB de Villiers's sore back an issue ahead of four-day Test

Another difference from De Villiers' last appearances will be the fact this is a four-day Test. "I don't think it can get much harder than that". "It's not really a big problem". "It will be a great challenge for us". It's the ultimate form of the game. It s the greatest challenge to come out on top with batting when the ball is moving around in Test cricket.

Sports Steelers Can Clinch First-Round Playoff Bye On Monday
Author: 0 Steelers Can Clinch First-Round Playoff Bye On Monday

Garoppolo side-armed a five-yard touchdown pass to receiver Trent Taylor for a 30-19 lead with 10:39 remaining. Breida gained 74 yards on 11 rushing attempts. Offense: Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo shook off a first-half, end-zone interception to throw two touchdowns in the second half. Bortles was intercepted a season-high three times .

Sports Todd Gurley leads Rams to win over Titans, division title
Author: 0 Todd Gurley leads Rams to win over Titans, division title

Simpson. The last player to pull off the 100-150 double was Herschel Walker of the Dallas Cowboys in 1986. GONE BABY GONE-Ram's quarterback Jared Goff watches from the backfield as Todd Gurley goes in for another touchdown. Tennessee has struggled to move the ball, with 139 yards. Following that score, the Rams' defense held a Marcus Mariota-led Titans offense to 64 yards on the next 16 plays.

Sports Veteran CB Haden on track to return for Steelers vs. Texans
Author: 0 Veteran CB Haden on track to return for Steelers vs. Texans

The Steelers have already clinched the AFC North and are headed to the playoffs, but Monday's Christmas Day matchup against the Texans is still critically important. At number five, I'm going to give you the Christmas afternoon affair between the Steelers and Texans in Houston, just because I'm interested in seeing how exactly Pittsburgh comes out of a soul-crushing loss to the Patriots.

Sports Bills can still sneak into playoffs after latest loss to Patriots
Author: 0 Bills can still sneak into playoffs after latest loss to Patriots

The fourth down stop that Hughes is referencing came on a rush by Dion Lewis in the third quarter. They aren't really brothers, but they are becoming a risky duo on a New England defense that is missing several key players. Sports Illustrated's Peter King said replay, which by rule requires clear evidence to overturn the call on the field, is now "out of control". Taylor missed McCoy by the goal line on third down and was sacked by Marquis Flowers on fourth-and-2.

Sports Browns clinch No. 1 pick in draft with loss to Bears
Author: 0 Browns clinch No. 1 pick in draft with loss to Bears

Trubisky led the Bears in a clean performance going 14-of-23 for 193 yards and one rushing touchdown. He finished 18-of-36 for 182 yards with two interceptions. That number is now the all-time record for passing yards by a Bears rookie, eclipsing the 1869 yards that Kyle Orton threw for in 2005. But Kizer's throw intended for Josh Gordon was intercepted in the end zone for by Fuller with 2:04 left in the half.

Sports Watch Kelvin Benjamin's controversial overturned touchdown reception vs. Patriots
Author: 0 Watch Kelvin Benjamin's controversial overturned touchdown reception vs. Patriots

The league's reasoning for reversing the touchdown call is that Benjamin didn't have full control of the ball despite getting both feet down. Benjamin appears to have feet down and control of the football throughout the catch. His firm control did not occur until after he had one foot off the ground. As usual, Twitter exploded with debate whether the play should have counted.

Sports Chargers beat Jets 14-7, playoff hopes still alive
Author: 0 Chargers beat Jets 14-7, playoff hopes still alive

If Sunday's Jets-Chargers game were a Christmas present, you would return it. Allen plays defensive back: A highly recruited safety out of high school in North Carolina, Allen got to show off those skills late in the first half by picking off a Bryce Petty Hail Mary pass.

Sports Marshon Lattimore uses his butt to make incredible interception
Author: 0 Marshon Lattimore uses his butt to make incredible interception

The Saints defense gave up 331 total yards to the Falcons , but stepped up big when it counted most and only allowed one touchdown. Atlanta needs to win its final two games to repeat as NFC South champions, but right now they're behind (wink, wink) to their rivals.

Sports Serena to return to court in Abu Dhabi
Author: 0 Serena to return to court in Abu Dhabi

Williams and Ostapenko will be the first women to participate in the 10th edition of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship, which has long marked the beginning of the men's global tennis season. Williams has won 23 Grand Slam singles titles and is one short of Margaret Court's all-time record. "Last season was really incredible for me and I can not wait to continue the start of my new season at such an wonderful event".