DC National Guard Commander to Step Down on Inauguration Day

DC National Guard Commander to Step Down on Inauguration Day

At the time Schwartz departs, he will be in the midst of commanding thousands of Guard troops from the District and around the country who are providing support for the inauguration. The NNSA "maintains and enhances the safety, security, and effectiveness of the USA nuclear weapons stockpile". The legislation authorizing the NNSA specifically states that non-NNSA officials are prohibited from managing agency staffers. Read More

Thomas sets 36-hole record, leads by five

He poured in the birdie putt for a 5-under 65 and stretched his lead to seven over Zach Johnson, who kept pace with a 65. "I played great", Thomas told Golf Channel. Olympic gold medalist Justin Rose climbed into a tie for third at 10 under by firing a 6-under 64 in Round 2. He started slowly until running off four straight birdies around the turn. Read More

Match Reports: Barcelona 5-0 Las Palmas

Further, Ivan Rakitic could also find himself heading for the exit door with Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola keen on taking him to England, with Sky Sports noting that the Croatian playmaker cost Barca €20m when he signed from Sevilla in 2014. Read More

Referee Eats Big Left-Hand During James Degale/Badou Jack Bout

Referee Eats Big Left-Hand During James Degale/Badou Jack Bout

Smith's promoter Eddie Hearn admitted plans for a prospective showdown between DeGale and Smith, which could have taken place at Anfield, will now have to be put on hold. It's always risky for a fighter to fight for any length of time without a mouthpiece in his mouth. Degale has been making a name for himself on the eastern sea-board, while Jack who lives in the U.S is also popular. Read More

Dimitri Payet shirt used as DOORMAT before Crystal Palace clash

Outside of England, Payet's former club Marseille and Paris Saint-Germain remain in the conversation, but it's debatable as to whether the former can match his ambitions and if the latter still need another attacking player having already signed Julian Draxler this month. Read More

Leicester City vs. Chelsea: Score and Reaction from 2017 Premier League Match

Leicester City vs. Chelsea: Score and Reaction from 2017 Premier League Match

However, two Chelsea players, Oscar and John Obi Mikel, have already joined Chinese sides Shanghai SIPG and Tianjin TEDA in the January transfer window. "The club did not inform me about this". I still think that they're a far better side than their league position suggests but they look a little lightweight in the middle of the park. Read More

Steelers vs. Chiefs Delayed Due to Ice Storm: Latest Comments, Reaction

Steelers vs. Chiefs Delayed Due to Ice Storm: Latest Comments, Reaction

At that point, anything can happen. His biggest reception of the season was in week 17 on the final play of the season, as Landry Jones connected with him on an overtime touchdown that extended the Steelers win streak to seven. According to Pro Football Focus, Kansas City's offensive line allowed only 124 total pressures this season - a league low. And you know what? The Pittsburgh Steelers (12-5) will be travelling to take on AFC West Champs, The Kansas City Chiefs (12-4). Read More

Drug Tests Net 3 Chinese Gold Medal Dopers From 2008 Beijing Games

Drug Tests Net 3 Chinese Gold Medal Dopers From 2008 Beijing Games

In all, eight athletes were disqualified on Thursday from the 2008 and 2012 Olympics in London as part of the ongoing series of retests from 2008 and 2012. The IOC is keeping samples from past Games for up to a decade to conduct re-tests with newer methods and to try and root out any cheats. The International Weightlifting Federation is taking steps to rid the sport of a drug-taking culture that has made it one of the most notorious Olympic events. Read More

Oklahomans Brace For Ice In Anticipation Of Winter Storm

Oklahomans Brace For Ice In Anticipation Of Winter Storm

National Weather Service in Norman says the Enid area could receive a quarter inch to one inch of ice from Friday through Sunday . Ice accumulations and winds will likely lead to snapped power lines and falling tree branches that add to the danger. Read More

New England Patriots Favored in Las Vegas for Super Bowl LI

New England Patriots Favored in Las Vegas for Super Bowl LI

However, they remain the "worst" of the NFL's successful franchises because they can't translate all of that into fielding a team talented enough (or recognizable enough) to win it all. Houston actually outgained the Patriots 284-282, but the Texans turned it over three times and New England had no turnovers. The Texans seem about to disappear into a black hole. Read More

Sam Allardyce: Crystal Palace Won't Be Selling Benteke

We're trying our best, but then again I have to say prices are quite steep. "I'm planning on him being here at the end of this window". He said: "My interest is in strengthening the defence, not the attack at this moment in time". "One [addition] would be nice - to start with!" "Our aim last week was to have secured those defensive players we wanted by the end of this week". Read More

AFC pushes Federation Internationale de Football Association for more World Cup spots

AFC pushes Federation Internationale de Football Association for more World Cup spots

And so to the wretched 48-team World Cup, which - needless to say - was rubber-stamped on Tuesday morning by a series of idiotic, insecure and grasping federations, including our own. "I am saying this because the expansion will lead to rapid infrastructural development for smaller African countries who will see the expansion as opportunity of qualifying for the World Cup". Read More

Tom Coughlin joins Jaguars as executive VP of football operations

The hiring of Marrone seems to suggest that the Jaguars are likely to stick with quarterback Blake Bortles, who showed signs of significant progress last season but regressed this season. He's good for the culture. The 2014 first-round draft pick has had three play callers in three seasons. While you might think the Orange are safe this time, don't be surprised if former Marrone standout and current GA Macky MacPherson is tabbed for a position with the Jaguars. Read More

Tribe football alumnus Sean McDermott '98 named Buffalo Bills head coach

Tribe football alumnus Sean McDermott '98 named Buffalo Bills head coach

During the interview process, word leaked that the Bills were using more roster control for the next head coach as a way to make the job more attractive to candidates. The hiring of McCoy may also indicate some things moving forward as far as the quarterback situation is concerned. McDermott, who cut his teeth under former Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Johnson in Philadelphia, was promoted from Eagles linebackers coach to defensive coordinator in 2009 upon Johnson's passing. Read More

EFL Cup: Mata, Fellaini guide United closer to final

Mata's strike, his seventh of the season, once again highlighted his importance to Jose Mourinho's team, while substitute Fellaini's late header prompted a touchline bear-hug with his manager and gave United control of the tie ahead of the second-leg at the KCom Stadium on January 26. Read More

The Fort Lauderdale airport shooting suspect could face the death penalty

The Fort Lauderdale airport shooting suspect could face the death penalty

Santiago was taken into custody by authorities from Broward County and Sheriff Scott Israel said that the Fort Lauderdale shooter didn't show any signs of aggression when he was being arrested. gun laws. "We are continuing to look at the terrorism angle in regards to the potential motivation behind this attack". The bureau had encountered Santiago before - in an FBI field office in Anchorage last November. Read More

MS Dhoni Steps Down As Captain Of Indian Cricket Team

The Ranchi wicketkeeper-batsman will, however, be available for selection for the three ODIs and T20Is against England, starting January 15, the BCCI informed. Yograj has had a hate-hate relationship with MS Dhoni very much like Arvind Kejriwal and Narendra Modi or Mamata Banerjee and the Left Front. Dhoni's biggest triumph was winning the World Cup in 2011, which India won after 28 years owing to his exemplary batting display in the final and calm and methodical leadership. Read More

United's Smalling focusing on strong finish to season

And the next match against Hull I'm going to play again with fresh players so it's easy to know our team - it's Zlatan [Ibrahimovic], it's [Paul] Pogba, it's [Ander] Herrera, it's [Antonio] Valencia, the guys who didn't play today. "I hope it is possible that Michael can play in the next game, but we will talk to the doctors first", Silva said. Manchester United won the FA Cup under Louis van Gaal last season after a 2-1 extra-time victory over Crystal Palace at Wembley. Read More

Root the daddy set for India

Root is a first-choice player across all three formats and needs to have his workload managed as a result but Morgan insisted his new family circumstances did not alter England's thinking on this occasion. Nine members of the vanquished Test squad have returned to play under Morgan who was himself not part of the defeated team led by Alastair Cook who is, in turn, not part of the ODI and T20 party. Read More

Westbrook's National Basketball Association triple-double No.54

First Adams. Then Kanter. Wow. If you follow Thunderous Intentions at all, you know I'm not the biggest Russ supporter. He is a four-man who can stretch the floor, and if the Wizards bench plays like, well, the Wizards bench and doesn't get out on shooters, he could have another huge night. Read More