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Dez: Elliott 'licking his chops' in return to Cowboys

Dez: Elliott 'licking his chops' in return to Cowboys

They'll return to work Tuesday, and Elliott's first practice will be Wednesday as the Cowboys begin preparation for a Christmas Eve home game against the spiraling Seahawks . Quarterback Dak Prescott got the first down on a sneak, but it wasn't official until after a freaky measurement. Now that the suspension is over, Zeke will be back smack dab in the middle of that spotlight.


Manuel Lanzini: West Ham forward given two-game ban for diving

Manuel Lanzini: West Ham forward given two-game ban for diving

New this season, a simulation charge only comes when there is clear evidence a player has fooled an official into winning a penalty or getting an opponent sent off, either via a straight red card or second yellow. The referee was 10 yards (9m) from the ball, nothing was blocking his vision, the defender made a challenge for the ball and didn't get it. Any appeal would be heard by a separate, independent disciplinary commission and there is no risk of Lanzini's ban being increased if the ...


S&P, Dow open higher as tax bill vote draws near

S&P, Dow open higher as tax bill vote draws near

The plan would lower the corporate income tax rate to 21 per cent from 35 per cent, which analysts say would likely increase profits, buy-backs and dividend payouts. Shares of Amplify Snack soared 71.6 per cent to $US12.01 ($A16.81) after Hershey said it would buy the SkinnyPop popcorn maker in a $US1.6 billion ($A2.2 billion) deal.



Rodgers picks one Celtic player that played well against Hearts, despite defeat

Hamilton beat Ross County 3-2 in a fiery match that saw both teams have a man sent off, with Jamie Lindsay's last-minute own-goal eventually securing maximum points for the Accies. But we will continue to play the same way, go into the game on Wednesday (Partick Thistle at home) and get back to the way we know we can play. That is the good thing about football - there is another game coming around the corner.


Turnaround in Arnautovic form Moyes' biggest achievement at West Ham

Turnaround in Arnautovic form Moyes' biggest achievement at West Ham

Any hopes that it would send a surge through Stoke were quickly defused, however, as Manuel Lanzini buzzed into the area, where he was tripped by Erik Pieters' needless challenge. "Like ourselves on the bench, as soon as the second goal went in it took the wind out of our sails, you get a little bit anxious, a little bit angry then you get a response but for the most part I thought they were great".


Released videos might give credence to secret search for UFOs

Released videos might give credence to secret search for UFOs

Luis Elizondo, the military intelligence official who ran the program, had a different take, telling the Times that though funding was exhausted in 2012, his curiosity wasn't, and that he collaborated with Navy and CIA officials and continued his work until this past October when he resigned over "excessive secrecy and internal opposition".