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"Black Panther" stars tout its diversity and example at LA premiere

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There were particular plaudits reserved for Jordan, who stars as arch-villain Erik Killmonger, and Letitia Wright, who plays Black Panther's sister Shuri. Issa Rae at the " Black Panther " premiere. She is the first black woman to be a lead writer for a Marvel series. Insiders are skeptical that in the end Black Panther will beat out Avengers: Infinity War when it comes to final numbers, but Black Panther could still end up with the best opening of a pre-summer release. Read More »

Consolation win for Aussies at Adelaide

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Jason Roy's second-ball drive to backward point can be forgiven because that sort of aggressive intent is England white-ball policy these days. Marcus Stoinis made a late attempt to lift Australia with a punishing 56, but England managed to hold on despite losing pacemen Liam Plunkett to a leg injury early in the Australian innings. Read More »

Liverpool's Adam Lallana out of FA Cup tie

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But he is unlikely to play regularly with Roberto Firmino and Dominic Solanke ahead of him in the pecking order for the number nine role. And Daniel was in and out of training. Klopp will be desperate to win a silverware this term and this FA Cup competition is the most reasonable one to target for. "It's a chance, it's an opportunity, it's a big, big thing", he said. Read More »

NBA All-Star 2018 reserves and rosters

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The field of 14 reserves for this year's game is made up with seven players from each conference (two backcourt players, two frontcourt players and two wildcards). DC will not be united in this All-Star Game, and really, where else on Earth could John Wall be a fourth-string point guard? Towns is a franchise pillar for a Timberwolves team that has surged to third in the Western Conference standings behind the one-two punch that he and Butler, a four-time All-Star, have provided. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp explains why Liverpool won't replace Philippe Coutinho in January

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Their next three Premier League fixtures are against Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal . "That's exactly what we had to do". Swansea have won just five of their 24 league games this season. Salah has been one of the best signings Liverpool have made in recent windows as the Egypt global has scored 18 goals in Premier League play. The Red's first confirmed the signing of Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk for £75 million, before selling Philippe Coutinho to ... Read More »

Zinedine Zidane Encouraged by Clinical Real Madrid

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Real Madrid made its fans happy again with its biggest league win of the season, despite Cristiano Ronaldo being covered in blood. Adrian Lopez opened the scoring after 23 minutes for relegation-threatened Depor but doubles from the excellent Gareth Bale , Cristiano Ronaldo and Nacho sat alongside a fine Luka Modric strike in a comprehensive 7-1 triumph for Zidane's under-fire side. Read More »

Kim Kardashian Releases Baby Name

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Meanwhile, sources tell The Blast Kim and Kanye left the decision to name their little girl Chicago so late, the new moniker didn't make it onto the baby's birth certificate, which was filed with the Los Angeles County vital records office. Read More »

Valverde: Barcelona will bounce back from Espanyol defeat

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Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has said he expects Rafinha to play a big part this season, despite talk of a January exit. Gerard Pique has called for better behaviour from fans in the second leg of Barcelona's Copa del Rey tie with Espanyol after some unsavoury incidents in Wednesday's match. Read More »

New members announced for the College Football Playoff committee

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Scott Stricklin, the Gators' director of athletics, was among the six new committee members who will begin serving a three-year term this spring. The new members undoubtedly have the experience to be on the committee, but the Playoff could have done a lot more to try and fix one of its ongoing criticisms. Read More »

Giggs named Wales boss

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Despite his longevity, Giggs was heavily accused of not committing to global football , as he regularly pulled out of friendlies during his playing career for Wales . RYAN GIGGS admits he must hit the ground running with success on the pitch to win over his Wales doubters. Giggs was subsequently named assistant manager at Manchester United under Louis Van Gaal and served with him at the club until July 2016. Read More »

Two rape minor girl's corpse for hours in Haryana

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She had earlier gone missing with a 20-year-old person from her village and her family had him booked in a case of abduction. On seeing her body it is crystal clear she was tortured a lot. If administration had done its job well, an incident like this would have never happened", the father of the victim said. The woman was raped for two hours in a moving auto. Read More »

Venus Williams knocked out by Belinda Bencic

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Although Williams fared better in the second, the in-form Swiss hitter outworked the American and sealed the victory 7-5, after breaking serve in the final game. You know, it's a long journey. Stephens didn't play last year's Australian Open because of a left foot injury that kept her out of action until Wimbledon. Read More »

City's unbeaten run in EPL ends with 4-3 loss at Liverpool

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Tottenham can drop points, but always I see the games and think. At the beginning of the Carabao Cup they played Wolverhampton and they went to the penalty kicks against them. The Premier League leaders were also heavily linked with a move for the Netherlands worldwide, but Pep Guardiola ultimately missed out and is now having to explore other options. Read More »

Carabao Cup: Arsenal hold Chelsea in semi-final

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Clear chances were few and far between at both ends of the field in what was the second London derby between the two teams in the space of a week. Arsenal haven't always enjoyed happy and harmonious visits to Stamford Bridge in recent times . Read More »

North Dakota State avenges loss to James Madison to win FCS championship

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It's the first time since 2011 and the first time since the FCS playoff field expanded to 24 teams that the top two seeds will face one another in the title game. "Probably the best we've seen all year, and it's going to be a great competition". "Having the opportunity to play each other - it feels right". NDSU took over at the JMU 41-yard line, and after advancing to the JMU 19-yard line on six plays, junior kicker Cam Pedersen knocked a 32-yard field goal in between the posts to extend ... Read More »

NFL TV Ratings Down Roughly 10% From Last Season

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The average audience for a game was 14.9 million this season, down 9.7% compared with 16.5 million viewers for the 2016 regular season, according to Nielsen. Fox's Sunday package was down just 2 percent between weeks 11 and 17 of the season, after being down 8 percent in the weeks two through 10. President Donald Trump said in September that players who protest during the anthem should be "fired", comments that led to widespread protests in Week 3. Read More »

Chelsea 'on brink of signing Ross Barkley from Everton'

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Barkley opted against leaving Everton while carrying a hamstring injury that has forced him to sit on the sidelines so far this season. Telegraph Sport revealed last week that Chelsea had grown increasingly confident they could land Barkley this month , even though he turned them down at the end of the summer transfer window. Read More »

Trump to attend National Championship Game between Georgia and Alabama

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The national championship game in Atlanta pits the University of Georgia against the University of Alabama. It remains to be seen if Trump will be joined by any other of his allies in Georgia will be with him for the game. Senate over Republican Roy Moore, who Trump endorsed. Alabama dismantled defending champion Clemson in the Sugar Bowl and Georgia beat Oklahoma in double overtime in the Rose Bowl to qualify for the championship game. Read More »

Cardinals QB Carson Palmer retires after 15 National Football League seasons

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Why?" He called his long professional career "the most incredible experience of my life". Palmer, who turned 38 last week, was the first overall pick of the Cincinnati Bengals in 2003. He played seven games for the Cardinals in 2017, and threw for 7 touchdowns with 9 interceptions before being injured. The Cardinals now have no quarterbacks under contract with Drew Stanton, Blaine Gabbert, and Matt Barkley all set to be free agents. Read More »

Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma go shopping in South Africa, here's the picture

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The Indian seamers focused on bowling multiple long spells as Bhuvneshwar Kumar had said that the "Kookaburra" is the toughest ball to bowl with as it does not provide too much assistance to a bowler after 25-30 overs. India are yet to win a Test series in South Africa. What are the things we can bring into the Test, regarding strategies, regarding their batsmen. "I can learn reverse swing from Umesh (Yadav), Ishant (Sharma) and (Mohammed) Shami, and they can learn swing from me". Read More »

Nick Foles unable to ease concerns in postseason tune-up vs. Cowboys

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The good news is the playoffs are about to begin, but the bad news is the Eagles offense has some serious work to do in the next two weeks. I know this will bring Eagles fans no comfort and it doesn't matter if they don't deliver from here, but Doug Pederson and his crew deserve to be proud of the accomplishment. Read More »

Odia jawan among 5 CRPF men killed in Pulwama attack

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Initially, Rising Kashmir had reported that "three militants" were killed . He expressed his solidarity with the bereaved families and prayed for eternal peace to the departed souls. As per report, two of our men got injured during initial intrusion from J-K Police Commando training area side. According to emerging reports, Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) and Hizbul Mujahideen hand suspected behind the attack. Read More »

Chiefs starting rookie Patrick Mahomes vs Broncos

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However Mahomes performs shouldn't have any bearing on this season, but it could reveal a lot for the Chiefs' plans next season and beyond. "He will learn from it", Reid said of the rookie, via ArrowheadPride.com . Mahomes was the No. 10 pick in the draft, and the Chiefs gave up their 2017 first- and third-round selections and a 2018 first-round pick in a trade with the Bills to move up 17 spots and select him - ahead of promising Texans rookie Deshaun Watson. Read More »

Kolasinac explains Arsenal's plan to stop Liverpool flyers

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But there remains frustration among the fans and bafflement from outside observers regarding Klopp's faith in his defensive players, with Gary Neville suggesting the manager has to replace Mignolet, Ragnar Klavan and Dejan Lovren if Liverpool are to challenge for major honours. Read More »

Real Madrid reach World Club Cup final

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And a thrilling game of twists and turns did not disappoint as local favourites Al Jazira , seeking to secure a historic place in the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 final, came close to causing an extraordinary upset against the footballing giants of Real Madrid , ultimately falling just short in a 2-1 defeat. Read More »

Arsene Wenger explains Alexis Sanchez's poor display against Southampton

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Giroud's goal was Arsenal's first effort from inside the penalty box in the second half, which is testament to Southampton's discipline and organisation. "He will start more games". With a busy winter schedule that includes fixtures against Liverpool and Chelsea, Arsenal may even struggle to reach the top four and could be well off the pace at the turn of the year. Read More »

Conte praises contributions of Hazard, Willian and Pedro

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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte declared his side's title defence was over after Saturday's defeat at West Ham, but his players responded to a man as goals from Tiemoue Bakayoko, Willian and Pedro secured them victory at a canter. "This league is not simple, and we have to fight to find a place in the Champions League". Conte was pleased with what he saw from his front three of Hazard, Pedro and William, the latter two having started on the bench against West Ham. Read More »