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January 15, 2019 7:10 PM Motor racing: IndyCar signs title sponsorship deal with NTT

(Reuters) - IndyCar announced a multi-year agreement with NTT on Tuesday that will make the Japanese tech giant the title sponsor of North America’s premier open-wheel racing series. NTT replaces Verizon as title sponsor of the series. Its sponsorship of what will now be known as the NTT IndyCar Series launches with the March 10 season-opening race. The financial 1981

January 15, 2019 3:36 AM Manchester United fans furious at reduced ticket allotment for FA Cup clash at Arsenal

Manchester United supporters have been left furious as it appears they are to be offered a reduced ticket allocation for next week's FA Cup fourth-round trip to Arsenal. According to the competition guidelines, United are entitled to up to 15 percent of the 60,000 capacity at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium when the two sides meet on Jan. 25. While the allocation 134

January 14, 2019 4:43 PM Chiefs vs Patriots: 5 things to know about the AFC Championship game

The Kansas City Chiefs and New England Patriots will face off in the AFC Championship game Sunday, with the Patriots looking to go back to the Super Bowl and avenge their close loss from last season. The Chiefs defeated the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday, 31-13, to reach the conference championship. The Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday 447

January 12, 2019 11:48 AM High-flying Alaves earn point at Girona

MADRID, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Borja Baston earned high-flying Alaves a 1-1 draw at Girona on Saturday in La Liga after Cristhian Stuani's brilliant bicycle kick sent the hosts ahead. Alaves, fourth with 32 points, hoped to put some distance between themselves and European champions Real Madrid, fifth on 30 points, who face Real Betis on Sunday 85

January 8, 2019 4:00 PM Save big on your fall and winter wardrobe with these top Black Friday clothing sales

Black Friday is probably best known for major deals on appliances, tech products and gifts for the upcoming holidays. But Black Friday is also a great opportunity to stock up on brand-new items for your wardrobe. Practically every major retailer is offering discounted prices this week on its fall and winter goods, including boots, warm outerwear, cozy sweaters 97

January 8, 2019 12:21 PM Asian Cup: Iraq stun Vietnam with late Adnan free kick; Saudi Arabia ease past North Korea

Iraq's Ali Adnan scored with a curling free kick in the final minute as the former champions were twice forced to come from behind to beat Vietnam 3-2 in the Asian Cup on Tuesday, while Saudi Arabia eased to a 4-0 win over North Korea in the later game. Italy-based winger Adnan placed his strike high and to the left of Vietnam goalkeeper Dang Van Lam to give 2007 winners 79

January 8, 2019 3:30 AM Liverpool's Ki-Jana Hoever: FA Cup debutant born after 2001 'Treble,' iPod, Xbox

When Dejan Lovren limped off injured within minutes of kick-off, the Croatian was replaced by academy defender Ki-Jana Hoever (born Jan. 18, 2002), who came on to make his senior debut at the tender age of just 16 years and 354 days. In doing so, the Dutch teenager became the Reds' youngest ever play in the FA Cup, and their third youngest player of all time behind 82

January 7, 2019 9:56 PM Mugger targets female UFC fighter, ends up in the hospital

When a would-be thief saw 26-year-old Polyana Viana waiting for a taxi on Saturday outside her Rio de Janeiro apartment, he apparently concluded she was easy prey. He asked her what time it was, she reportedly said, before trying to bully her into giving him her cellphone. He also told her he had a gun. She quickly sized up the situation – it’s second 108

January 6, 2019 1:17 AM Security Council regrets Somalia's expulsion of UN envoy

FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, file photo, Nicholas Haysom, then the top UN envoy in Afghanistan, speaks during a press conference in Kabul. Somalia's government on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 ordered Nicholas Haysom, the United Nations envoy to Somalia, to leave amid questions over the arrest of the al-Shabab extremist group's former deputy leader 102

January 6, 2019 1:17 AM Melbourne City inflict A-League defeat on 10-man Newcastle Jets

Newcastle marquee player Ronald Vargas was sent off in controversial circumstances as Melbourne City consigned the Jets to more A-League pain at AAMI Park. The red card midway through Sunday evening's first half set the course for an action-packed 2-1 City victory, the hosts recovering after goalkeeper Eugene Galekovic's nightmare start left them trailing 68