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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...)
Chelsea beat Lampard's Derby to reach League Cup quarters Chelsea beat Lampard's Derby to reach League Cup quarters
- November 02, 2018

Chelsea have played more one-sided matches in the Premier League and Europe this season and Lampard and his coaching team, which includes Jody Morris and Chris Jones - who signed from Chelsea in the summer - can hold their heads up high. (more...)
Djokovic revels in ‘highly improbable’ return to number one Djokovic revels in ‘highly improbable’ return to number one
- November 02, 2018

Djokovic was guaranteed a return to the ranking summit when Nadal withdrew from Paris with an abdominal injury on Wednesday. Dimitrov is instead trying to end his bad 2018 season on a good note, and he started working with Andre Agassi. (more...)
National Football League deadline heats up with Golden Tate, Demaryius Thomas trades National Football League deadline heats up with Golden Tate, Demaryius Thomas trades
- November 01, 2018

The Broncos are acquiring the Texans' 2019 fourth- and seventh-round draft picks as part of the deal, while Houston gets back the Broncos' 2019 seventh-round selection. Thomas is signed through next season, but has a base salary of $14 million, which would have been interesting if he would have came to New England. (more...)
Jordan Rossiter determined to repay Rangers fans for their backing at Ibrox Jordan Rossiter determined to repay Rangers fans for their backing at Ibrox
- November 01, 2018

I'm looking forward to going up against them. 'You have to be blunt. Don't sign up for it, don't come here if you are not prepared to cope with that responsibility and pressure. Other semi players like winger Scott Wright, 21, McKenna's centre-back partner Mikey Devlin, 25, and loanees James Wilson, 22, and Max Lowe, 21 - who was subbed on for Andy Considine - still have the majority of their football ahead of them. (more...)
Aussie cricket union urges cut to Smith, Warner bans Aussie cricket union urges cut to Smith, Warner bans
- October 31, 2018

It threw a spotlight on the entire Cricket Australia set-up - from the boardroom to the national men's team - and led to two reviews being set up, the findings of which will be released in Melbourne on Monday. Smith, Warner and Bancroft have each missed three Tests and been sidelined for six months. Peever said the episode had been "extremely regrettable" and Cricket Australia's response had been "necessarily tough". (more...)
Elina Svitolina strikes back to seal BNP Paribas WTA Finals title Elina Svitolina strikes back to seal BNP Paribas WTA Finals title
- October 31, 2018

From there Stephens found her footing and seventh-seeded Pliskova began to derail. "Not the way I wanted to finish but I worked really hard to get here and I can be really proud of my results", she said. A more aggressive Svitolina went for her shots and clawed back into the contest. I just tried to stay in it, and get as many balls back as I could. (more...)
Rams' Gurley: 'Forget fantasy and forget Vegas' Rams' Gurley: 'Forget fantasy and forget Vegas'
- October 30, 2018

Ty Montgomery was the biggest goat of NFL Week 8 for his decision to take a kickoff return out of the end zone with less than two minutes remaining and his Green Bay Packers down by two points against the Los Angeles Rams . "He did a great job". "That play didn't lose the game, but it took away an opportunity to win", Rodgers said. As if his two rushes for six yards and one catch for two yards was enough to stay in the game over a player like Aaron Jones . (more...)
Cox Plate results: Winx is the victor for the 4th time Cox Plate results: Winx is the victor for the 4th time
- October 30, 2018

I'm lost for words. "Everyone watching gets so much joy and pleasure out of the superb ability of this wonderful horse". "I cannot say much more, I am gassed". "She is a LEGEND and I'll be always proud of her", he wrote. Waller says over the next few days she will be thoroughly checked by his vet before she goes for a break. (more...)
Warriors C DeMarcus Cousins tweets out after being ejected vs. Knicks Warriors C DeMarcus Cousins tweets out after being ejected vs. Knicks
- October 29, 2018

It's rare that a player not active for a game manages to earn an ejection, but Boogie somehow did exactly that. Getting ejected from a game which you aren't even playing in is pretty amusing, and since the Warriors ended up blowing out the Knicks , Boogie can afford to be in a joking mood. (more...)
2018 my best year in F1 2018 my best year in F1
- October 29, 2018

The championship leader got a helping hand at Sochi Autodrom from his Mercedes colleague as Bottas was ordered to move aside and allow Hamilton to win and open up a 50-point advantage over Vettel. Verstappen took a comfortable race win, while Vettel battled hard to take second. "We need to get the auto back, but you could see the smoke come out of the back of the vehicle, ten laps from the end", Horner told SkySports F1. (more...)
Guardiola: What do I want? I want to be loved Guardiola: What do I want? I want to be loved
- October 29, 2018

Further pictures show what City and Tottenham will be up against tomorrow night, and the pitch could impact City's passing game in particular. Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has opened up about the terrifying moment he lost contact with his family during the bomb attack on Manchester Arena, which claimed 22 lives in 2017. (more...)
Jose Mourinho warns Paul Pogba to change his penalty-taking technique Jose Mourinho warns Paul Pogba to change his penalty-taking technique
- October 29, 2018

Click on the link above to listen to the latest Super Sunday podcast! "For me it looks like diving and my player told me he touched the ball", said Silva in his post match TV interview with Sky Sports . "I think one of the best scorers in football had amusing words about it". "The penalty had a big impact in the match and we did not deserve this result", said Marco Silva. (more...)
Rodgers: we'll turn it round back home Rodgers: we'll turn it round back home
- October 27, 2018

It's a low-grade calf strain. It was always going to be tough for the Scottish champions, who had not previously won away from home in 13 Europa League group games and never in Germany . "So, yes, both teams are fighting for second spot in this group". Leipzig have their own issues as Emil Forsberg , Ibrahima Konate and Diego Demme are all out. (more...)
Paul Pogba gets Juventus gift bag from Juan Cuadrado Paul Pogba gets Juventus gift bag from Juan Cuadrado
- October 27, 2018

Their defence is equally miserable and is the culprit of conceding 16 goals. Attack: Juan Mata may find himself back on the bench this weekend while Alexis Sanchez has once again been ruled out after Mourinho confirmed the Chilean worldwide isn't match fit after missing the last two matches with an injury he picked up during the global break. (more...)
Record-maker Kohli powers India to 321-6 in 2nd ODI Record-maker Kohli powers India to 321-6 in 2nd ODI
- October 26, 2018

India would look to extend their lead while West Indies aim for a leveller as they face each other in the second One-day worldwide at the Dr Y S Rajasekhara Reddy ACAVDCA Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. Besides Tendulkar and Kohli, Sourav Ganguly, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Rahul Dravid are the other Indian cricketers to cross 10000 runs in the format. (more...)
Chelsea's Eden Hazard out of BATE doubt for Burnley - Maurizio Sarri Chelsea's Eden Hazard out of BATE doubt for Burnley - Maurizio Sarri
- October 26, 2018

In midfield, Sarri goes with Cesc Fabregas, Mateo Kovacic and Ruben Loftus-Cheek, while the attacking threat comes from Willian, Pedro and Olivier Giroud. "We played very well for 65 minutes, and not very well in the last 25 minutes". "I don't know", he replied when asked about these accusations. In the future I may be able to put [Ross] Barkley and Loftus in the same starting XI. (more...)