1 highlights gameday possible standings LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS The bookmakers reckon so.After watching Marcelo Bielsa’s new-look side cruise past Championship-favourites Stoke, Leeds have suddenly become third favourites to win the division.Oddschecker currently puts them at 8/1, with only Middlesbrough and Stoke ahead of them.The Whites have not taken long to adapt to their eccentric new manager’s intensity, and if they continue to play football of yesterday’s quality, they sure will be difficult to stop. Marcelo Bielsa hit the ground running in the Championship possible xi Tottenham predicted XI to face Brighton with Mourinho expected to make big changes Best clips, calls and talkSPORT moments of 2019, feat Hearn, McCoist and more How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures impact NEW ERA 14 years of hurt. At Elland Road yesterday, one or two Leeds fans might’ve started dreaming.Not since 2004 has the famous ground tasted Premier League football; could this be the year Leeds finally get back where they belong? ALTERED Tottenham v Brighton LIVE: talkSPORT commentary and team news for Boxing Day opener Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade How Arsenal could line up in Arteta’s first official game in charge – Ozil return? smart causal How Chelsea could line up against Southampton – what system will Lampard play? Every Championship club’s best signing of the decade, including Taarabt and Dack
Sioux tribes suing to stop the Dakota Access pipeline want a federal judge to head off the imminent flow of oil.Judge James Boasberg last week rejected the request of the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux to stop construction of the final segment of the pipeline that would move oil from North Dakota to Illinois.Developer Energy Transfer Partners says the pipeline could begin operating this week.Cheyenne River attorney Nicole Ducheneaux has appealed Boasberg’s ruling and asked Boasberg to prevent oil from flowing until the appeal is resolved.Boasberg has given ETP and co-defendant Army Corps of Engineers until Tuesday to file responses.The Corps is a defendant because it manages the Missouri River.ETP is finishing construction under a river reservoir in North Dakota from which the tribes draw water.