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Cristiano Ronaldo wins Globe Soccer Awards player of the year

Appearing via video link, Ronaldo said he has room for more trophies. Cristiano Ronaldo was named the best player of the year while Zinedine Zidane was voted the best coach of the year as Real Madrid dominated the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai on Thursday.


George Weah elected Liberian president

George Weah elected Liberian president

The election commission revealed the former Chelsea and AC Milan star had won 61.5 percent of the vote based on 98.1 percent of ballots cast. The 51-year-old had previously stood for presidential election in 2005 but lost to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf .


CFL opens door for Manziel to play for former UH coach Jones

CFL opens door for Manziel to play for former UH coach Jones

The quarterback made his way back into the news cycle with a week to go in the NFL regular season by becoming eligible to play in a completely different pro football league, ESPN reported . "The process that led to this decision does, however, will continue". Drafted 22nd overall by the Cleveland Browns in 2014, Manziel quickly fizzled out south of the border and was released before the 2016 National Football League season.


All-Star Forward Blake Griffin Could Return to Play This Friday

All-Star Forward Blake Griffin Could Return to Play This Friday

Wilson started the last 9 games with Griffin out of the lineup but will return to a reserve role with the superstar back from a knee sprain. The Clippers play a "road" tilt against the Lakers and that would seem to be an optimal point of return for Griffin if he is physically able.


Deputies: Man rigs door in attempt to electrocute wife

Deputies: Man rigs door in attempt to electrocute wife

Deputies say a Flagler County man rigged a door in an attempt to electrocute his pregnant wife. He had reached specialists about suspicious proclamations made by his child in-law with respect to not giving a youngster a chance to touch the front entryway of the house, Staly's representative Brittany Kershaw said.


Fourth-down decision almost dooms Northwestern in Music City Bowl

Fourth-down decision almost dooms Northwestern in Music City Bowl

But those scouts got a scare in the Music City Bowl Friday as Thorson suffered what looked to be a serious knee injury in the Wildcats' matchup with Kentucky . He ranked 32nd nationally with 96.2 yards per game. The sophomore had just been thrown backward for a loss of 7 yards by a herd of Northwestern defenders.