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Baltimore Ravens' defense shuts down Green Bay Packers

Baltimore Ravens' defense shuts down Green Bay Packers

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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- For the course of three hours on Sunday, the Green Bay Packers couldn't find the end zone against the Baltimore Ravens. They could have played for four hours, five hours or 10 hours and the result might not have been different. Baltimore's defense bent here and there, but never got close to breaking in beating the Packers 23-0. It was the first time the Packers were shut out since 2006, when they were blanked by the Bears and Patriots in head coach Mike McCarthy's first season. That game against New England came exactly 11 years earlier. The Ravens started the game by forcing three consecutive turnovers. In the second half, they got a pair of fourth-down stops and forced two more turnovers. By the time the game ended, most of the fans in Lambeau Field were wearing the pu...
Zimbabwe latest: Ruling Zanu-PF urges Mugabe to step down

Zimbabwe latest: Ruling Zanu-PF urges Mugabe to step down

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Regional branches of Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party have joined growing calls for President Robert Mugabe to resign.The move comes ahead of a protest march to be held in the capital Harare on Saturday, fully supported by the country's military which staged a takeover on Wednesday.War veterans until recently loyal to the 93-year-old president and liberal groups have also urged him to quit.Earlier Mr Mugabe made his first public appearance since the takeover.Mr Mugabe had been under house arrest for days, but attended a graduation ceremony on Friday, handing out degrees.The army made its move after a power struggle over his successor. Mr Mugabe sacked Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa last week, apparently to pave the way for his wife Grace Mugabe - who is four decades younger than him - to...
‘He wants to stay here’ – Atletico Madrid president plays down Antoine Griezmann exit reports

‘He wants to stay here’ – Atletico Madrid president plays down Antoine Griezmann exit reports

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Antoine GriezmannThursday, November 16, 2017Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo has played down reports of an imminent exit for Manchester United target Antoine Griezmann.As talkSPORT told you this week, reports in Spain have claimed that Barcelona have agreed a 'deal in principle' to sign the Frenchman for £90m at the end of the season.This had come as a huge blow for United who came close to signing Griezmann in the summer and have not yet given up hope of luring him to Old Trafford.However Cerezo insists the 26-year-old forward is happy at Atletico and has no intention of walking out."He wants to stay here," Cerezo told Europa Press."That is what he is saying and nowhere has he said he wants to leave us, in fact he has said the opposite."He has a contract with Atletico."Let's block
Trump: Japan could shoot down North Korean missiles

Trump: Japan could shoot down North Korean missiles

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US President Donald Trump has said Japan could shoot North Korean missiles "out of the sky" with military equipment bought from the US.Japan's PM Shinzo Abe meanwhile said his country could intercept missiles "if necessary".The two leaders were speaking to reporters at the close of Mr Trump's first state visit to Japan.North Korea has fired long-range ballistic missiles over Japanese territory twice in recent months.Trump vows to tackle N Korea on Asia tripOn Monday, while answering questions at a press conference, Mr Trump said Mr Abe was "going to purchase massive amounts of military equipment" from the US.Referencing North Korea's missiles, he said Mr Abe could "shoot them out of the sky" when he completed the purchase, which he said would provide jobs to Americans as well as "safety fo...
Chicago Blackhawks: Corey Crawford shuts down Minnesota Wild

Chicago Blackhawks: Corey Crawford shuts down Minnesota Wild

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ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Corey Crawford made 24 saves for his second consecutive shutout as the Chicago Blackhawks skated to a 2-0 win over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday. Artem Anisimov's power-play goal off a deflection of Duncan Keith's shot with 5:42 remaining in the third period held as the game-winning goal. Chicago had a four-minute power play after a high-sticking call on Wild forward Luke Kunin. It was the fifth goal of the year for Anisimov, who now has a goal in four straight games. Alex DeBrincat added an empty-net goal with 1:37 remaining. Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk stopped 33 of the 34 shots he faced. Minnesota nearly scored the game's first goal on the first power play of the night as forward Nino Niederreiter redirected a pass that hit off the left post. Niederreiter raised his arm...