• IMF Credits US Tax Cuts with Uptick in Global Growth
IMF Credits US Tax Cuts with Uptick in Global Growth

The Trump administration's tax overhaul is the latest piece of good news for the global economy . "Global growth has been accelerating since 2016, and all signs point to a continuous strengthening of that growth", International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde said during a news conference at the World Economic Forum's ann...

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  • Milwaukee Bucks fire head coach Jason Kidd
Milwaukee Bucks fire head coach Jason Kidd

Sam Amick of USA TODAY reports that former New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams is a "name to remember" for the now-vacant Bucks position. Most observers expected the Bucks to be a top team in the NBA's Eastern Conference this season, after star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo became an early frontrunner for the league's Most Valuable Player a...

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  • Struggling Southampton battle to a point against Spurs
Struggling Southampton battle to a point against Spurs

After a weekend when all of their closest rivals won, Tottenham's slip has handed Liverpool , who play bottom of the table Swansea tonight, the chance to move five points clear of them and tighten their grip on a top-four slot. The club is bigger than me and the players. Had it not been for a last-gasp touch by Southampton's rearguard, Lamel...

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  • No. 2 Roger Federer handles heat, cruises at Aussie Open
No. 2 Roger Federer handles heat, cruises at Aussie Open

Halep, a former quarter-finalist, will next play Naomi Osaka in her quest for a maiden Grand Slam title after the Japanese star beat Australia's Ashleigh Barty. The Frenchwoman, who had a breakout year in 2017, winning two titles, eventually got over the line 6-7 (3/7), 6-2, 8-6 in nearly two-and-a-half hours.

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  • Florida's Stricklin joins College Football Playoff committee
Florida's Stricklin joins College Football Playoff committee

The 13-member committee, which is tasked with choosing the four best teams in the country, has to replace six people whose terms expire in February: Texas Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt, Clemson athletic director Dan Radakovich, former USA Today reporter Steve Wieberg, former Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long, former coach Tyrone Will...

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  • Lakers rookie Ball's MRI clean, questionable for Monday
Lakers rookie Ball's MRI clean, questionable for Monday

The Lakers made a pair of moves on Sunday to prepare for the possibility of being without Ball. Gary Payton II, who was just added on a two-way contract, could also crack the rotation. Look for Jordan Clarkson to potentially get the start, with Tyler Ennis playing more minutes off the bench with Ball out. Update: The Lakers have a season-best f...

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  • Shaw, Kalra script easy win for India over Australia
Shaw, Kalra script easy win for India over Australia

India U19 won the toss and opted to bat. Zimbabwe is the other side in the four-team group. Both the batsmen, however, started cautiously, playing out the first six overs for just 27 runs. India are the three-time world champions, with the last victory coming in 2014. Finally, they succumbed to the pressure of the required and were bowled out ...

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  • Man United's Herrera wants in-form Lingard to keep shooting
Man United's Herrera wants in-form Lingard to keep shooting

Playing a free role from the starting base of the number 10 position, the £89.5 million signing made up for a recent downturn in personal form to help United end a run of four games without a win which had seen them drop to third in the Premier League .

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  • Brees, defensive stand, help Saints survive Panthers, 31-26
Brees, defensive stand, help Saints survive Panthers, 31-26

Louis Rams, 31-28, on December 30, 2000, in the dome for their first-ever playoff win after splitting during the regular season. If not for poor red-zone offense from the Panthers, the Saints could have faced even more trouble than they did.

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  • 'All signs point to' Matt Patricia being named Giants coach
'All signs point to' Matt Patricia being named Giants coach

But a favorite has reportedly emerged through the interview process. According to Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News , "all signs point" to Patricia becoming the Giants' head coach. If the Giants give the nod to Patricia , Detroit could be Vrabel's job. This is a significant development with ramifications across the league and in New ...

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  • Spanish giants Valencia join Coquelin race
Spanish giants Valencia join Coquelin race

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger confirmed at a news conference on Tuesday that Coquelin could leave the club after almost a decade, having joined as a 17-year-old in 2008. And in other transfer news, Chelsea manager Antonio Conte refused to rule out a move for West Ham striker Andy Carroll. "I am very happy to work with my players and the commitm...

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  • Alabama WR Calvin Ridley entering NFL Draft
Alabama WR Calvin Ridley entering NFL Draft

Hall. Ridley finishes his Crimson Tide career among the program's all-time receiving leaders, including ranking second in touchdown receptions (19) following his game-tying score in Monday's championship game, breaking a tie with Muscle Shoals' Dennis Homan.

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  • Serena Williams Covers Vogue With Baby Daughter Alexis
Serena Williams Covers Vogue With Baby Daughter Alexis

According to her interview with Vogue , Williams suffers from a history of blood clots. Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian , who Williams married in November, told Vogue he was happy to step in and take care of baby duties while Williams rested.

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  • Jon Gruden Inking $100 MILLION Contract ... To Coach Raiders
Jon Gruden Inking $100 MILLION Contract ... To Coach Raiders

Gruden was sacked by Tampa Bay following the 2008 season and has spent the past nine years as an announcer at ESPN. Steve Corkran of the Raiders Snake Pit was first with the news of Gruden's return. His tenure ended shortly after the "Tuck Rule" loss to the New England Patriots when he was traded the following month to Tampa Bay for two first-r...

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  • Eagles Drop Regular-Season Finale, Finish With 13-3 Record
Eagles Drop Regular-Season Finale, Finish With 13-3 Record

That was also the last time Philadelphia was blanked. They finally gave up a score in the beginning of the fourth quarter, but it's hard to be mad at them given how they held up over the course of the game. He looked fast and smooth, but left at the end of the third quarter with cramps. Key plays •Dak Prescott hit Brice Butler for a 20-yard t...

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  • Terrorists storm CRPF camp in J&K's Pulwama, jawan killed
Terrorists storm CRPF camp in J&K's Pulwama, jawan killed

Meanwhile director general of police (DGP) SP Vaid at a press conference here said, the trend of local boys joining militancy has gone down. A gun battle began between the sentry personnel at the CRPF base and JeM militants as armed forces retaliated as soon as the attack took place.

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  • Epl: Arsenal 3 - 3 Liverpool: The madness continues
Epl: Arsenal 3 - 3 Liverpool: The madness continues

The play began from some lackluster defending by Arsenal on a throw in and Liverpool is a team that will punish lazy defending, unless they're playing Everton . Liverpool were stunned and the sky fell in on them when Ozil fired Arsenal in front after a superb back heel by Alexandre Lacazette to send the home crowd into delirium.

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  • City face Bristol City in Carabao Cup semi-final
City face Bristol City in Carabao Cup semi-final

Guardiola had brought in some young blood, including Phil Foden, the teenager voted the Under-17 World Cup's best player in England's triumph, yet it was two of his big name recruits who dovetailed to put City ahead. "I sold Korey from Oldham to Bristol City when I was manager there". I think they scored when nobody expected them to score; they sco...

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  • Oxlade-Chamberlain ready to shine against Arsenal, says Klopp
Oxlade-Chamberlain ready to shine against Arsenal, says Klopp

Once you get comfortable with that, you can start to relax more. "It's hard to guess, but we have tried to see what I'll do but for me the most important thing is we turn up and it's a positive performance. "I was happy from the first day about his involvement, about his attitude, and since then he became more and more a Liverpool player". L...

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  • Evan Longoria trade marks end of remarkable era for Rays
Evan Longoria trade marks end of remarkable era for Rays

The 2008 AL Rookie of the Year and three-time Gold Glover has played at least 156 games in each of the past five seasons and hit 20 or more home runs in all of those years. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays as the third overall pick in 2006 and played two years in the minors before making his Major League Baseball debut in 2008.

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  • Tyron Woodley would train Floyd Mayweather for Conor McGregor rematch in UFC
Tyron Woodley would train Floyd Mayweather for Conor McGregor rematch in UFC

Was that real? Have you heard Floyd talk about many things that aren't real? "It's very real. Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather was real". UFC President Dana White spoke with ESPN and revealed the boxer is in talks for a deal with the UFC.

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  • Power restored at Atlanta airport, outage impacted flights at BWI
Power restored at Atlanta airport, outage impacted flights at BWI

Delta canceled about 1,000 flights Sunday and 400 more on Monday, in many cases because the pilots and airplanes were in the wrong places. "There's a lot of other issues downstream to all other airports, where flights should be arriving and departing, connecting to Atlanta, that are going to be disrupted as well".

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  • Falcons lead Bucs 17-7 at halftime
Falcons lead Bucs 17-7 at halftime

The Falcons are also averaging 22.6 points per game and considering the Bucs are allowing 24 points per contest, I think there's a good chance Atlanta hangs 28-31 tonight in Tampa. Heading into Monday night, the Buccaneers will have to play without star defensive players Lavonte David , Gerald McCoy , and Vernon Hargreaves III.

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  • Antonio Conte: 'Virgil van Dijk is a really good player'
Antonio Conte: 'Virgil van Dijk is a really good player'

Van Dijk had started 11 successive games before the trip to Stamford Bridge and the timing of his omission will only increase talk of a potential January move away from Southampton . "I've never known a guy so tall, so strong and technically good in all my life". "I can't control the market, I am not the owner", Pellegrino was quoted as sayin...

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  • Kihuen won't seek re-election amid sexual harassment allegations
Kihuen won't seek re-election amid sexual harassment allegations

Kihuen also apologized after the first allegation was made public, but said he didn't remember the events the way the former campaign aide had described. In the aftermath of the BuzzFeed News report , there had been swift calls for the freshman Democrat to step down: Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Ben Ray Luján called for h...

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