‘Settled’ Neymar leads the way in big week for PSG

Paris (AFP) – Neymar played a leading part in the unprecedented anti-racism protest which saw Paris Saint-Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir players leave the field in their Champions League match this week, and the Brazilian has... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Paris, Psg, Neymar, Afp, Paris Saint Germain, Istanbul Basaksehir

Rams’ Cam Akers, defense run over Patriots in 24-3 victory

Rams linebacker Kenny Young intercepts a pass and returns it 79 yards for a touchdown during the first half of Thursday night’s game against the New England Patriots at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG) Quarterback Jared Goff #16 of the Los Angeles Rams dives for the touch down against the New England Patriots in the first half of a NFL football game at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood on Thursday, December 10, 2020. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena ...
Tags: Sports, NFL, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Bill Belichick, New England Patriots, Tom Brady, Todd Gurley, Seattle, Baltimore, Denver, NFC West, New York Jets, Robert Woods, Newton

Real aim to end Atletico’s unbeaten start in Madrid derby

Madrid (AFP) – Real Madrid, having avoided a disastrous Champions League exit, face city rivals Atletico on Saturday looking suddenly well-equipped to ruin their unbeaten run. Karim Benzema scored twice against Borussia Moenchengladbach on Wednesday... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Madrid, Karim Benzema, Afp, Atletico, Borussia Moenchengladbach, Madrid AFP Real Madrid

Andre Russell: 'Playing for West Indies comes first'

West Indies allrounder opens up on why he missed New Zealand T20Is and went to play Lanka Premier League
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Henry Nicholls resists as Shannon Gabriel leads improved West Indies bowling display

The New Zealand No. 5 led a charmed life on his way to bringing up his first 50-plus score in 14 innings
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Reluctance of pundits to criticize Solskjaer and other managers: World Soccer Talk Podcast

In the NEW episode, number 202, Christopher Harris and co-host Kartik Krishnaiyer cover a range of topics including: • Man United pundits getting called out for being too close to Solskjaer, • Bundesliga goes dark on embarrassing... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, United, Solskjaer, Kartik Krishnaiyer, Christopher Harris

Coronavirus: L.A. County reported a record number of 12,819 new cases and 74 new deaths as of Dec. 10

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reported a record 12,819 new cases of coronavirus  Thursday, bringing the cumulative total in the county to 487,917 cases since tracking began. There were 74 new deaths reported by the county, raising the total number of reported deaths to 8,149. There are 3,433 people with coronavirus currently hospitalized, 134 more than Wednesday, 23% of which are in the ICU. The breakdown of people infected with the coronavirus by age is as follows: 0-4: 8,...
Tags: California, Infographic, Sport, Soccer, Local News, LA County, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT, Coronavirus

Solskjaer in the spotlight for Manchester derby

London (AFP) – Manchester United’s early Champions League exit means Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s position is back under scrutiny ahead of Manchester City’s visit to Old Trafford for a game neither side can afford to lose.... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Manchester City, Manchester, Old Trafford, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Afp, Solskjaer, AFP Manchester United

Madrid derby, French title race, Schalke – what to watch out for in Europe this weekend

Paris (AFP) – Real Madrid head into the derby against Atletico with a spring in their step, Bayern Munich face one of the stories of the German season so far, and there is a threat... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Europe, Sport, Soccer, Bayern Munich, Madrid, Schalke, Afp, Atletico, Paris AFP Real Madrid

Shannon Gabriel and Chemar Holder put West Indies on top

Fuller lengths were the key to an improved fast-bowling display after West Indies chose to bowl
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Bayern star Lewandowski eyes league milestones at Union Berlin

Berlin (AFP) – Robert Lewandowski, the German league’s top-scorer, can make his 200th Bundesliga appearance for Bayern Munich in Saturday’s tricky away match at FC Union, where Germany’s leading clubs have struggled in the past.... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Germany, Berlin, Sport, Soccer, Bayern Munich, Robert Lewandowski, Afp, Bayern, Lewandowski, Union Berlin, FC Union

12 Days of Christmas Gift Guide – Day 1 – Honma TR20 Driver

Normally the 12 days of Christmas is the period in Christian theology that marks the span between the birth of
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Big West Conference cancels fall sports for 2020-21

The Big West Conference Board of Directors announced on Thursday that fall sports competition will not be conducted in 2020-21, which means women’s indoor volleyball, men’s and women’s soccer and men’s and women’s cross country will not compete again until fall 2021. In a press release through the conference, the Board said the decision came after extended consideration of the ongoing health and safety challenges affecting Big West campuses and communities, and the significant resources required...
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Nurses, healthcare workers authorize possible strike at 3 area hospitals

Registered nurses and other healthcare professionals at three local hospitals have authorized their bargaining team to call an unfair labor practice strike if deemed necessary, alleging their facilities were “alarmingly unprepared” for the COVID-19 pandemic. Workers at Los Robles Regional Medical Center in Thousand Oaks, Riverside Community Hospital and West Hills Hospital and Medical Center claim they are grappling with staffing shortages and inadequate COVID-19 safety protections for employees...
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A Gasol reunion on the Lakers? Marc says Pau has a ways to go

In a perfect world, the brothers who were once traded for one another might still wind up on the same NBA team. But Marc Gasol doesn’t sound sold that his older brother Pau is definitely ready for a Lakers comeback. The 35-year-old has been practicing with the Lakers for a week now, and Marc Gasol is more concerned with fitting in with his new team than worrying about whether his 40-year-old brother could come back with the Lakers, who might be able to fill their remaining roster spot later in t...
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UFC 256: Mackenzie Dern uses motherhood as motivation

The UFC’s strawweight division is on notice: Don’t mess with Mom. Eighteen months after the birth of her daughter Moa, Mackenzie Dern finds herself more driven than ever to achieve success in the Octagon. The Huntington Beach strawweight looks for her third consecutive victory of 2020 when she takes on Virna Jandiroba on the UFC 256 main card Saturday at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas. Jandiroba (16-1), a 32-year-old former Invicta FC strawweight champion, brings two consecutive submission victories ...
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Horse racing: Princess Noor retirement ‘is the best decision’

LOS ALAMITOS LEADERS (Through Thursday) JOCKEYS / WINS Juan Hernandez / 5 Alexis Centeno / 4 Five tied / 3 TRAINERS / WINS Eight tied / 2 WEEKEND STAKES AT LOS ALAMITOS Saturday • $100,000 Soviet Problem Stakes, 2-year-old fillies bred in CA, 1 mile DOWN THE STRETCH • Princess Noor, who won the first three starts of her career by a combined 17 1/4 lengths, was retired this week after suffering a soft tissue injury during the running of the $300,000 Starlet Stakes at Los Alamitos last weeken...
Tags: Florida, Kentucky, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Tokyo, Horse racing, Bob Baffert, Noor, Gulfstream, Stronach Group, Los Alamitos, Juan Hernandez, Victor Espinoza, Baffert, Santa Anita Derby

Portland rolls out next projects for ‘Rose Lane’ transit priority plan

PBOT’s Rose Lane Project map. The primary Rose Lane network consists of 13 bus lines and two streetcar lines. Undeterred by a steep drop in transit use during the pandemic, the Portland Bureau of Transportation launched an online open house and survey for the Rose Lane Project on Thursday. With the open house comes the release of 25 new project proposals — that’s in addition to the 18 projects already funded or in progress and the 16 that have been completed since the initiative launched in...
Tags: Sport, Front Page, Transit, Infrastructure, Cycling, Portland, Oregon State University, Portland Bureau of Transportation, TriMet, Jonathan Maus, PBOT, Rose Lane, Chloe Eudaly, Buses And Bikes, Rose Lane Project

Coronavirus state tracker: California reported 198 new deaths, surpassed 12,000 hospitalizations as of Dec. 10

The state reported 32,191 new cases of the virus, bringing the total number of infections to 1,451,955, according to official totals from California public health websites as of Dec. 10. There were also 198 new deaths reported in the state on Thursday, bringing the total number of deaths to 20,464. Hospitalizations in the state rose by 512, bringing the total number of people infected by the coronavirus receiving hospital care to 12,477. Three of the five California regions are under stay-at-hom...
Tags: News, California, US, Sacramento, Infographic, Sport, Soccer, United States, Local News, Ellen Degeneres, Bay Area, San Joaquin Valley, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB

Laid off concession workers stage protest at LAX

Laid off LAX concession workers who claim they are owed money and fear their healthcare coverage may soon run out staged a protest Thursday at the airport. The employees, represented by Unite Here Local 11, filed a class-action lawsuit against HMS Host in October. The action alleges the company — the largest operator of concessions at Los Angeles International Airport — failed to pay wages they are owed under the Los Angeles living wage ordinance, despite numerous complaints from workers. Thur...
Tags: Business, Jobs, Protest, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Healthcare, Union, Local News, Los Angeles City Council, Lax, Norwalk, Host, Los Angeles International Airport, Unite HERE

Chargers want consistency from LB Kenneth Murray after breakout game

COSTA MESA — Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa tried to inspire his teammates with a halftime speech last week while trailing 28-0 to the New England Patriots at SoFi Stadium. Bosa wasn’t sure if his words of encouragement helped because the results didn’t change for the second half. The Chargers were shut out 45-0 during an embarrassing defeat that could have a lasting impact. “This last game is definitely going to affect some guys,” Bosa said Monday. But Bosa isn’t concerned about rookie lineba...
Tags: Sports, NFL, Sport, Soccer, Chargers, New England Patriots, Oklahoma, NICK, Atlanta Falcons, Patriots, Murray, Kenneth, Alexander, Bradley, Chris Harris Jr, Los Angeles Chargers

Metro’s L Line between Duarte and Azusa will be closed this weekend

Southern California Edison will be working near sections of the L Line, formerly known as the Gold Line, beginning 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12, through Sunday evening, Dec. 13, according to a news release. During that period, trains will not be running between the APU/Citrus College Station in Azusa and the Duarte/City of Hope Station. The stations in between, such as Azusa Downtown and Irwindale, will also be impacted.  Related links Coronavirus: Southern California’s available ICU beds dr...
Tags: Business, News, California, US, Southern California Edison, Sport, Transit, Soccer, Construction, Pasadena, Metro, Azusa, Irwindale, Duarte, Atlantic Station, Duarte City of Hope Station

Neil Lennon: Celtic 'baby steps' hearten manager after 3-2 win over Lille

Celtic's Europa League win over Lille is described as "baby steps in the right direction" by manager Neil Lennon after a poor run of results.
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New LA County coronavirus cases climb to nearly 13,000 as the focus turns to vaccines

As the record for Los Angeles County coronavirus cases was shattered again Thursday, Dec. 10 — with nearly 13,000 new coronavirus infections — public health officials were focused on the light at the end of the tunnel, vaccines that could be administered to select high-risk people as soon as Monday. A Food and Drug Administration advisory committee approved the Pfizer-manufactured vaccine on Thursday, in a major step toward an epic vaccination campaign that could finally conquer the outbreak. Th...
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Coronavirus: LA County vaccinations may begin as soon as next week

Coronavirus vaccines could start being administered as soon as next week in Los Angeles County’s first phase of immunization, public health officials said Thursday, Dec. 10. A Food and Drug Administration advisory committee approved the Pfizer-manufactured vaccine on Thursday, in a major step toward an epic vaccination campaign that could finally conquer the outbreak. The full FDA is expected to embrace the panel’s recommendation. Once that federal green light is lit, the first doses then may gi...
Tags: California, US, Sport, Soccer, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Associated Press, Pfizer, Ellen Degeneres, Simon, Los Angeles County, LA County, California Department of Public Health, Moderna, Southern California ICU, Claire Jarashow

Raul Jimenez: Wolves striker visits training following head injury

Wolves striker Raul Jimenez visits the club's training ground for the first time since undergoing surgery on a fractured skull.
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Voters deserve a chance to repeal nanny state flavored vaping law

The California Legislature this year passed, and the governor signed, one of the most far-reaching and controversial anti-tobacco restrictions in the nation. Senate Bill 793, which bans the sale of most flavored-tobacco products, is a font of good intentions. Like most nanny state measures, it falls short of the mark in terms of protecting public health and upholding basic freedoms. The measure goes into effect on Jan. 1, but its implementation could be delayed. Election officials are now certif...
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West Indies bowl and hand debuts to Joshua da Silva and Chemar Holder

Teams bowling first have won six and drawn one of the last seven Tests at the venue
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COVID: Panel endorses use of Pfizer vaccine in US

By Lauran Neergaard and Matthew Perrone | Associated Press WASHINGTON — A U.S. government advisory panel has endorsed Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine, in a major step toward an epic vaccination campaign that could finally conquer the outbreak. The Food and Drug Administration is expected to follow the recommendation issued Thursday by its expert advisers. The advisory group, in 17-4 vote with one abstention, concluded that the shot appears safe and effective against the coronavirus in people 16 and...
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Tottenham 2-0 Royal Antwerp: No way to keep all Spurs players happy - Mourinho

Jose Mourinho admits some of his players are not happy with their situation despite Tottenham's latest Europa League victory.
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