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Joe Theismann Says He Can't Sleep After Alex Smith Injury Joe Theismann Says He Can't Sleep After Alex Smith Injury
- November 20, 2018

The Redskins were in the market for a quarterback because Smith went down with a gruesome injury during Washington's 23-21 loss to the Texans on Sunday. Just in the nick of time to celebrate the sixth anniversary of the world famous Butt Fumble, an National Football League team has given Mark Sanchez a job. (more...)
Ireland vs New Zealand - Report - Friendly 2018 - 17 Nov, 2018 Ireland vs New Zealand - Report - Friendly 2018 - 17 Nov, 2018
- November 20, 2018

Physicality and intensity wins test matches. "We're all going to be making announcements shortly", Hansen said. But to be able to back it up again shows that we are still learning, still getting better and learning from past performances. The head coach, Joe Schmidt , the quiet man from near Palmerston North in the heart of New Zealand's North Island, used the phrase "incredibly collective" in hailing the latest success, a first home win over New Zealand in Ireland's history, to go with the ... (more...)
Rondo to undergo surgery on broken hand Rondo to undergo surgery on broken hand
- November 18, 2018

Rondo is expected to miss four to five weeks and will return to action in late 2018. The former No. 2 overall pick has been playing really good defense this season on opposing point guards, a byproduct of learning from and playing with Rajon Rondo. (more...)
What do Croatia need to win the UEFA Nations League? What do Croatia need to win the UEFA Nations League?
- November 18, 2018

I think there's been periods in both of those matches where each team has the upper hand. Victory secures progress to next summer's Nations League Finals and a semi-final spot, while the defeated side will be relegated from the top tier after an exciting first edition of the previously derided competition. (more...)
Roger Federer BOUNCES BACK to defeat Dominic Thiem Roger Federer BOUNCES BACK to defeat Dominic Thiem
- November 18, 2018

Federer kept the momentum, and did not face any resilience from his opponent to easily win the 2nd set 6-3. Thiem, who also lost his first match, to Anderson, dropped serve at the start of the second set and at again at the end as Federer wrapped up victory in an hour and six minutes. (more...)
Warriors' Curry will not play during three-game road trip Warriors' Curry will not play during three-game road trip
- November 17, 2018

The Carmelo Anthony x Houston Rockets experiment is over after just a brief 10-game stint. Golden State is 2-1 in the three games without Curry, with wins over the Nets and the Hawks and an overtime loss to the Clippers on Monday. (more...)
Jacob DeGrom of New York Mets wins NL Cy Young Award Jacob DeGrom of New York Mets wins NL Cy Young Award
- November 17, 2018

His 180 2/3 innings are the fewest for a Cy Young-winning starting pitcher in a nonstrike season. Verlander, who won the Cy Young in 2011, finished second for the third time and was part of the top five for the seventh time. He was highly regarded as a minor leaguer for his electric arsenal, but subpar control led to struggles during his first two major league seasons. Snell joins David Price (2012) as the only Rays to win the Cy Young. (more...)
Zverev keeps calm to beat Cilic after two tie-breaks Zverev keeps calm to beat Cilic after two tie-breaks
- November 17, 2018

The 21-year-old is the youngest semi-finalist since Juan Martin del Potro in 2009 and followed Novak Djokovic out of Group Guga Kuerten with a 7-6 (7-5) 6-3 win in an hour and 21 minutes. At the time of writing, all remaining players can still qualify - even John Isner, who will be looking to beat Alexander Zverev and register his first tournament victory this afternoon. (more...)
England youngsters beat US on Rooney farewell England youngsters beat US on Rooney farewell
- November 17, 2018

Wayne Rooney was the centre of attention. Rooney received a warm reception before and after coming on for his 120th appearance for England , who prepared for Sunday's crunch Nations League clash with Croatia by beating the U.S. We will give him a guard of honor. "I was saying to our defenders that obviously they were trying to get him to score, so we had to get close to him", Guzan said afterwards, via ESPN . (more...)
Damaged field forces National Football League to change location of Chiefs-Rams game Damaged field forces National Football League to change location of Chiefs-Rams game
- November 16, 2018

Clearly, and I'm just spitballing here, the guess is since the Rams were to be playing a "home" game at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City, the all mustard combination was geared to be a marketing opportunity for the global audience the National Football League vigorously chases. (more...)
Barcelona ships 4 goals in loss to Real Betis Barcelona ships 4 goals in loss to Real Betis
- November 15, 2018

The Spanish press weren't entirely sympathetic in the aftermath, with Mundo Deportivo branding the result a "lesson" for Barcelona . Barcelona's second league loss of the season left it one point ahead of Atletico Madrid, which it visits next round after an worldwide break. (more...)
United youth coach Nicky Butt: Manchester City now bigger than Manchester United United youth coach Nicky Butt: Manchester City now bigger than Manchester United
- November 14, 2018

So Kun [Aguero] scored and then Gundogan and it was flawless. The City loss was United's fourth in the league this season - the first time they have lost that many in their opening 12 games since the 1990-91 season, when they finished sixth in the old First Division. (more...)
Fed Cup: Barbora Strycova and Katerina Siniakova move Czechs in front Fed Cup: Barbora Strycova and Katerina Siniakova move Czechs in front
- November 14, 2018

In doubles, the last match of the final, Riske and Danielle Collins are scheduled to meet No. 1-ranked pair Barbora Krejcikova and Siniakova on the indoor hard-court. The two most successful countries in the tournament's history are facing off in a final for the first time in more three decades but both are without their top players. (more...)
Steph Curry Diagnosed With Strained Groin and Will Miss Saturday's Game Steph Curry Diagnosed With Strained Groin and Will Miss Saturday's Game
- November 12, 2018

The injury is somewhat mysterious; it's not clear exactly what happened, but it's visible that Curry tweaked something as he immediately grabs for his hip area. Klay Thompson led the Warriors with 24 points and Kevin Durant had 17 points, nine assists and seven rebounds. He then battled an assortment of injuries last season, missing 31 regular-season and six playoff games. (more...)
Mad Max Verstappen confronts 'idiot' Esteban Ocon after Brazilian Grand Prix collision Mad Max Verstappen confronts 'idiot' Esteban Ocon after Brazilian Grand Prix collision
- November 12, 2018

Verstappen and Ocon were involved in a confrontation in the FIA weighing area after the race, with the pair shoving each other before going their separate ways. They both were turned around because of it and Hamilton would have been grinning ear-to-ear in his cockpit as he passed the stranded Red Bull. The Finn, from third, swept past Vettel to take second behind Hamilton, giving Mercedes an early one-two, but with Verstappen preparing a storm from fifth and Ricciardo from 11th. (more...)
Premier League superstar signs a five-year deal amid Real Madrid links Premier League superstar signs a five-year deal amid Real Madrid links
- November 12, 2018

Mourinho said of Aguero that "there are little things in his game I am not a fan of", although he declined to elaborate further when asked. For Real Madrid this means, that the club have to go back to the drawing board, as there is little to no chance of luring away the 23-year-old from the Etihad Stadium now. (more...)
Federer Opens Play Sunday At ATP Finals; Anderson v Thiem Federer Opens Play Sunday At ATP Finals; Anderson v Thiem
- November 12, 2018

As Federer sought the old magic-which comes in bits and pieces these days because the body cannot achieve what the mind believes it can at age 37-Djokovic played the game he knows best, one of negligible errors. The ATP Finals is one of the wealthiest tournaments on the tour in terms of prize money and on a par with the Grand Slams. It's a very cool way to make an entrance. (more...)
Pakistan aim to level ODI series against New Zealand Pakistan aim to level ODI series against New Zealand
- November 11, 2018

The ODI series is also significant in regards of being a training ground for the upcoming World Cup, and Pakistan are expected to get their combinations and rhythm in order before the major tournament next year. Ashraf failed to take any wickets, conceding 26 runs in his seven overs. Zaman and Babar Azam played with positive intent scoring runs easily. Fakhar and Babar Azam (46) put on 101 before Pakistan set up a series-decider in Dubai on Sunday, ending a run of 12 consecutive ODI ... (more...)
England close in on victory in Sri Lanka England close in on victory in Sri Lanka
- November 11, 2018

England made 342 in the first innings thanks to a century from Foakes. Sri Lanka's top-order collapse mirrored England's wretched start in the first innings, but lacked a Foakes-style rescue in their middle order. Has a lot of good things to say about Herath, and besides his exceptional cricketing skills, he mentions that above all , he's a wonderful human being and one of the best he's ever known. (more...)
Liverpool vs Fulham: Four attackers start! The starting XI prediction Liverpool vs Fulham: Four attackers start! The starting XI prediction
- November 11, 2018

If this weekend's results align themselves in Liverpool's favour, the Reds could head into the November worldwide break as table toppers. Jordan Henderson has been cleared to feature against Fulham on Sunday in a boost to Liverpool's hopes of getting back to winning ways. (more...)
Minnesota Timberwolves Trade Jimmy Butler to 76ers Minnesota Timberwolves Trade Jimmy Butler to 76ers
- November 11, 2018

News of Butler's imminent arrival in Philadelphia prompted Las Vegas bookmakers to slice the Sixers odds of challenging for the National Basketball Association championship. However, cuts accounted for just 9 percent of all Simmons' possessions, a number you'd figure will need to rise as he plays alongside two high-usage players in Embiid and Butler. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool judged for not winning like Manchester City Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool judged for not winning like Manchester City
- November 10, 2018

Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool can not think of goal difference as they will not underestimate Fulham . That is the main problem. So they deserved the three points. "I think it made sense to make a few changes, a few we had to make and a few we wanted to", said Klopp. "Otherwise, it will be hard as the next game is already an away game (at Paris Saint-Germain)", he said. (more...)
United thriving as underdogs ahead of derby clash, says Herrera United thriving as underdogs ahead of derby clash, says Herrera
- November 10, 2018

It was also the 121st Champions League goal for the player who holds the all-time record, and first since the 90th-minute penalty he scored for Real Madrid against Juventus in their dramatic quarter-final, second leg in Spain last April. The Argentina forward said this to Sky Sport Italia: "I didn't insult him". Sami Khedira and Paulo Dybala both hit the woodwork before five-time Ballon d'Or victor Ronaldo brought the capacity 41,470 crowd to their feet when he hammered home Bonucci's ... (more...)
Saints, Dez Bryant working on contract, report says Saints, Dez Bryant working on contract, report says
- November 10, 2018

Bryant has now signed a one-year deal with the New Orleans Saints . Bryant retweeted a person congratulating him on landing with the Saints, who lost receiver Ted Ginn Jr . "I look forward to getting him involved in this offense and just become a complement to all the guys that we already have". Bryant said in a tweet that was later deleted that he was being used as a "scapegoat" and that the team's issue was "garbage ass playcalling". (more...)
Bryce Harper rejected Nationals' 'aggressive offer' Bryce Harper rejected Nationals' 'aggressive offer'
- November 10, 2018

But no position player has ever earned an average annual value of more than $US27.5 million (Alex Rodriguez and Yoenis Cespedes). Getting his deal off the books would not only allow the Yankees to sign Harper and play him every day at first base but would not break the bank should they pursue big-name pitchers to improve their greatest weakness, the starting rotation. (more...)
Danny Welbeck Suffers A Truly Horrific Ankle Injury In Europa League Danny Welbeck Suffers A Truly Horrific Ankle Injury In Europa League
- November 10, 2018

The 27-year-old has been troubled with knee problems in the past but has managed five goals in 16 appearances for the Gunners this term. Rob Holding: "I didn't see it because obviously I'm at the other end of the pitch so I didn't see exactly what he'd done". (more...)
Captain Kane happy to honour Rooney in England farewell Captain Kane happy to honour Rooney in England farewell
- November 09, 2018

The England manager said he had been surprised by the negative reaction to Rooney's inclusion but cited the example of Lukas Podolski, who was honoured in a similar fashion by Germany during last year's friendly against Southgate's side. (more...)
Le’Veon Bell Opens Up About Contract Holdout With Bizarre Tweets Le’Veon Bell Opens Up About Contract Holdout With Bizarre Tweets
- November 09, 2018

But Bell might not receive the warmest welcome if he chooses to reunite with his team this month. "If he doesn't want to play for $14.5 million, why would he want to play for $5 million?" the source told ESPN , referring to the prorated balance remaining on Bell's $14.5 million franchise tender. (more...)
Mourinho hails 'fantastic' Manchester United win over Juventus Mourinho hails 'fantastic' Manchester United win over Juventus
- November 09, 2018

There you have United winning, playing really well towards the end, but all the focus is still on what the manager did after the game. Mourinho said: "Probably when Manchester United had heroics here (in 2003), Manchester United was the best team". (more...)
Chelsea's Eden Hazard 'no risk' to play vs BATE Maurizio Sarri Chelsea's Eden Hazard 'no risk' to play vs BATE Maurizio Sarri
- November 09, 2018

It has been a fine start to the season for Chelsea , who, having finished seventh in the Premier League last season under Antonio Conte, have made an unbeaten start to the season and now sit just two points behind reigning champions Man City. (more...)
Raptors' Kawhi Leonard sits vs. Lakers with foot soreness Raptors' Kawhi Leonard sits vs. Lakers with foot soreness
- November 08, 2018

For now, the Kings aren't in that tier yet. Serge Ibaka of the Toronto Raptors dunks in front of Josh Hart of the Los Angeles Lakers during the first half at Staples Center in Los Angeles , California. Outside of their improved talent, head coach Dave Joerger has employed it in a manner that's been bringing success. Once their starters had seized command, the Raptors worked some of their reserve players into the contest. (more...)
Epic partnership brings National Football League uniforms to Fortnite Epic partnership brings National Football League uniforms to Fortnite
- November 07, 2018

Players can buy and customize up to eight in-game outfits in the Battle Royale Item Shop starting on Friday, Nov. 9 at 4 p.m. PT/7 p.m. ET. Are you a fan of both Fortnite and the NFL? The Fortnite server status has gone haywire following the conclusion of Epic Games Cube Event in the game this evening. (more...)
What Tyson Chandler brings to the Lakers What Tyson Chandler brings to the Lakers
- November 07, 2018

Chandler was drafted second overall in the 2001 National Basketball Association entry draft by the Los Angeles Clippers before being immediately traded to the Chicago Bulls . Chandler - who was serving as the mentor - averaged 3.7 points and 5.6 rebounds in seven games. Among the 132 players who defended at least 150 shots in the restricted area in 2017-18, a group that includes many perimeter players, Chandler ranked 84th in terms of percentage allowed - not far ahead of Kuzma (67.9 ... (more...)
Klopp: Milner 'Is Like Wine, A Very Good Red One.' Klopp: Milner 'Is Like Wine, A Very Good Red One.'
- November 07, 2018

In midfield Lucas Torreira had to wait until late September for his first league start. The 22-year-old provided the assist that led to Alexander Lacazette's equalizer as he canceled out James Milner's earlier strike. 'We've done it outstandingly well in the past but we didn't do that in the first half. Last season they were two down after 11 minutes at home to Manchester United , three down after 33 minutes when hosting Manchester City and also trailed at half-time when Liverpool ... (more...)
Djokovic and Federer win to set up Paris Masters semifinal Djokovic and Federer win to set up Paris Masters semifinal
- November 07, 2018

The Serb leads head to head meetings 24-22, he won the last match at the Cincinnati final this year in straight sets. Novak Djokovic recovered from one set down to beat Croatia's Marin Cilic and reach the semi-finals of the Paris Masters. (more...)
Liverpool Star Slams Strikers after Arsenal Game Liverpool Star Slams Strikers after Arsenal Game
- November 05, 2018

Here's what we learned. "But the other games are important also because three points are the same against Liverpool or Crystal Palace or next week against Wolves". "He is improving. But also he has the ambition to do more". It's still early in the season. One player who has typifies Emery's ideas on the field is Lucas Torreira. (more...)
Cardiff City vs. Leicester City - Football Match Report Cardiff City vs. Leicester City - Football Match Report
- November 05, 2018

Players will fly out for the funeral after their match against Cardiff. Prominent figures in Thailand's music and sporting scene were also in attendance to honour the odds-defying life of Vichai, 60, who along with four others died in a helicopter accident moments after they departed the football club's pitch a week ago. (more...)
Plenty of game balls for 49ers in big win over Raiders Plenty of game balls for 49ers in big win over Raiders
- November 04, 2018

He threw TD passes to Garcon and Kendrick Bourne on the opening two drives and coasted from there to the most lopsided win in this series since San Francisco won the first meeting 38-7 in 1970. He's recorded just three sacks in eight games on the season after a combined 15 over the last two years. As of the start of Battle of the Bay, rookie starter Nick Mullens was unverified on Twitter. (more...)
Dodgers bench Bellinger for elimination game vs Red Sox Dodgers bench Bellinger for elimination game vs Red Sox
- November 04, 2018

The Boston Red Sox had the motto "Do Damage" throughout the postseason - and that's exactly what they did. Later, he hit three home runs in a game against the Yankees at Fenway Park. While the crowd of 54,367 was stunned, Freese woke up fans in the bottom half. Freese hit an opposite-field drive to right on a 91.7 miles per hour fastball that went 402 feet. (more...)
José Mourinho admits Manchester United rode luck after first-half 'disaster' José Mourinho admits Manchester United rode luck after first-half 'disaster'
- November 04, 2018

Mourinho's side went 2-0 down to Newcastle on 6th October, but turned things around with a miraculous second half comeback. We were very bad. Defensively absolutely very bad. "I said to my players (at halftime) it was impossible to play worse than we did and the second half was going to be better for sure". Marcus Rashford came off the bench to score the victor and, while a draw might have been deemed a fair result, there is no doubt that United were by far the better side in the second ... (more...)