News Reality

LSU mascot Mike VI dies after cancer battle

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Mike VI, the 11-year-old tiger mascot at Louisiana State University, has died after a four-month battle with cancer, the school announced Tuesday. Mike VI was euthanized in its "night house" on the Baton Rouge campus by Dr. David Baker of the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, the school said in a statement. The tiger? had been moved into hospice Monday after his handlers said the tiger's health had declined to the point that he couldn't be outside anymore. The announcement triggered a wave of online tributes for the 11-year-old tiger, which LSU has said was one of only two live tiger college mascots in the U.S. and the only one living on a college campus. "Thanks for the memories and all the joy you brought to the #LSU family,"?Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said in a Twitter post. LSU said there won't a formal memorial service for Mike VI, but the school encouraged fans to share their "memories, stories and photos"...
Read Full Article On
Thomas and Cian Boyle completed an impressive father-son double in the Josie Crean Cup at Whitechurch.
Yanworth is set to sidestep Saturday’s International Hurdle at Cheltenham and could instead contest the Christmas Hurdle at Kempton.
Douvan is the star name among 12 entries for the Kerry Group Hilly Way Chase at Cork on Sunday.
Pádraig Harrington insists that temperamental Thomas Bjorn will not be a liability as Ryder Cup captain and conceded that his own captaincy ambitions will have to be reviewed if he’s not
Rory McIlroy believes a “happy” Tiger Woods can be a force again and the Ulsterman’s team does not rule out an Irish Open appearance by the 14-time major winner at Portstewart next y
Ciaran Kilduff insists Dundalk’s European adventure isn’t over yet and is confident they can put their recent setback against AZ Alkmaar behind them by beating the Dutch side and Maccabi T
Cork City manager John Caulfield says that the club’s squad-building for 2017 is “nearly done” after Kevin O’Connor became the latest player to re-sign for the FAI Cup winners.
Manchester City 1 Celtic 1: Patrick Roberts scored against his parent club as Celtic held Manchester City to a 1-1 draw in their final Champions League Group C game.
Basle 1 Arsenal 4: Lucas Perez was an unlikely hat-trick hero as the Spanish striker came into the cold to win Arsenal their Champions League group for the first time in six years.
Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri has dismissed any fears over his future, but admits the club’s owner is not happy with their form.
Mauricio Pochettino has revealed Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld will return for their final Champions League group game against CSKA Moscow.
Modesty and an acute awareness of the fickle nature of sport prevents Conor Murray from strutting around Munster’s High Performance Centre like a prize peacock.
Former England internationals Andy Farrell and Steve Borthwick look set to be among the assistant coaches announced today for next summer’s British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand.
Connacht have begun the process of replacing Pat Lam as head coach after the province’s top officials met at the Sportsground yesterday and CEO Willie Ruane insists it is Connacht, not the IRFU,
It’s three years since Northampton and Leinster last crossed paths twice in the space of a week and both clubs will be drawing on lessons learned the hard way as they approach the first of their
If Joe Schmidt and Eddie Jones have every reason to feel good about themselves after a very productive Autumn series for Ireland and England respectively then Lions coach, Warren Gatland, will be equa
Kerry footballer Aidan O’Mahony has yet to decide if he will continue with the Kingdom for a 15th campaign.
Cork hurling legend Charlie McCarthy and former Limerick footballer John Quane are the latest individuals to be inducted into the Munster GAA Hall of Fame.
Recently-retired Kilkenny star Jackie Tyrrell has delivered a stinging broadside against Ger Loughnane for his recent comments about Brian Cody.
Tipperary manager Liam Kearns fears GAA director general Páraic Duffy’s new football championship proposals will make life more difficult for developing sides like his.
The San Antonio Spurs erased an early 10-point deficit to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 105-91 Tuesday and extend their perfect record on the road to 13-0.
Dillian Whyte will defend his British heavyweight title against Dereck Chisora on Saturday. You will be able to read Sportsmail's report but before then, here is all you need to know.
Anthony Joshua will defend his IBF heavyweight title for the second time on Saturday. Standing in his way is Eric Molina, the 34-year-old from America, and here's all you need to know.
In the absence of any specialist opener, Parthiv Patel faced the new ball with Vijay, and the wicketkeeper-batsman impressed everyone with his gritty performances.
German big man scores 15 points, comes up with big block late to seal victory        
Leicester City will play it safe and field a second-string side in their inconsequential final Group G Champions League match against Porto on Wednesday, manager Claudio Ranieri has said. The Italian
The Supreme Court agreed to hear on Wednesday the plea of BCCI seeking disbursal of Rs 1.33 crore for holding two test matches between India and England.
Secretary, Ajay Shirke, said that the board was in constant touch with the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association and everything is being monitored.
Michigan's Duncan Robinson answeres questions after U-M's 53-50 win over Texas Tuesday at Crisler Center. Video by Mark Snyder/DFP        
Michigan coach John Beilein on the Wolverines' narrow win over Texas, 53-50, Tuesday in Ann Arbor. Video by Mark Snyder/DFP        
India are sweating over fitness concerns to their leading pace bowler Mohammed Shami who had complained of soreness in his knee after the third Test against England at Mohali. The post India vs Englan
The Durban resident won the Fina Short Course World Championships 200 metres butterfly for the third time in four attempts.
Perez hit three goals as the Gunners wrapped up a comprehensive 4-1 victory in Switzerland, with Alex Iwobi adding the fourth and Seydou Doumbia grabbing a late consolation for the hosts.
An upbeat Indian cricket team will be locking horns with England on Thurday (Dec 8) in the fourth Test match against at Mumbai's iconic Wankhede Stadium.

Recent News

Highway robbers dressed as policemen targeted foreign holidaymakers in Madrid

A GANG posing as police officers to rob foreign tourists has been broken up in Madrid, with eight individuals arrested and six vehicles seized.
Read Full Article

Red Wings 4, Jets 3 (SO)

Read Full Article

U-M's Wagner describes furious finish in win over Texas

Michigan's Moe Wagner talks about the 53-50 win over Texas Tuesday at Crisler Center. Video by Mark Snyder/DFP        
Read Full Article

U-M's offense offensive, but they pass test vs. Texas

Free Press sports writer Mark Snyder analyzes the Wolverines' 53-50 win over Texas Tuesday at Crisler Center. Video by Mark Snyder/DFP        
Read Full Article

Michigan 53, Texas 50

Read Full Article

Beilein on Texas victory: You don't see us win like that

Michigan coach John Beilein on the Wolverines' narrow win over Texas, 53-50, Tuesday in Ann Arbor. Video by Mark Snyder/DFP        
Read Full Article

U-M's Duncan Robinson on the maturation of Moe Wagner

Michigan's Duncan Robinson answeres questions after U-M's 53-50 win over Texas Tuesday at Crisler Center. Video by Mark Snyder/DFP        
Read Full Article

Michigan's Moritz Wagner shines, saves win over Texas with defense

German big man scores 15 points, comes up with big block late to seal victory        
Read Full Article

House GOP eyes food stamp overhaul, possible requirements

WASHINGTON - House Republicans are laying the groundwork for a fresh effort to overhaul the nation's food stamp program during Donald Trump's presidency, with the possibility of new work and eligibili
Read Full Article

Popular Finance


Asian stocks higher on record Dow, telecom news

Investors cheered by gains on Wall Street.        
Read Full Article

Industry capacity may hit 150 MT in couple of years: Steel Secy

Government extended minimum import price (MIP) on 19 products for two months to protect domestic steel industry from below-cost imports. Steel Secretary Aruna Sharma believes that steel capacity wi
Read Full Article

RBI may cut rate by 50 bps; liquidity, inflation call eyed: Pros

The Reserve Bank of India will hold its bi-monthly policy meet today. Experts expect 25 basis point (bps) cut. But, probability of a 50 bps cut cannot be ruled out, says Vivek Rajpal, Rate strategis
Read Full Article

Iran-Japan Business Forum 2016 kicks off in Tokyo

Tokyo, Dec 7, IRNA – The first conference on Iran-Japan trade started in the presence of Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and senior Japanese economic officials here on Wednesday morn
Read Full Article

Official: Iran, Japan need to promote decades-old trade ties

Tokyo, Dec 7, IRNA – Chairman of Iran’s Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture Gholamhossein Shafei said Iran and Japan need to promote their 87-year-old commercial relations.
Read Full Article

BRIEF-Symrise extends contract of CEO Bertram until 2022

* Symrise AG says CEO contract of Heinz-Juergen Bertram extended ahead of schedule until 2022 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
Read Full Article

BRIEF-Tsuchiya Holdings to repurchase up to 600,000 shares at up to 100 mln yen

* Says it to repurchase up to 600,000 shares of its common stock, representing a 2.35 percent stake
Read Full Article

BRIEF-Sberbank 11-month net profit to RAS rises to RUB 483.2 bln

* 11-month net profit to Russian Accounting Standards (RAS) of 483.2 billion roubles ($7.56 billion) versus 202.4 billion roubles
Read Full Article

BRIEF-Debt collection firm Arrow Global appoints former Virgin Money CFO as CEO

* Lee Rochford, formerly CFO of Virgin Money will replace Tom as group CEO and board director from 3 January 2017. Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
Read Full Article