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Top recruits of Urban Meyer era at Ohio State Top recruits of Urban Meyer era at Ohio State
- December 05, 2018

Meyer has spent the last seven seasons at Ohio State , amassing an 82-9 record and a national championship in 2014. An arachnoidal cyst in his head, first diagnosed in 1998, has caused severe headaches at times this season, including it appeared during some games in which he looked to be in pain on the sideline. (more...)
Victor of 2018 Ballon d'Or revealed Victor of 2018 Ballon d'Or revealed
- December 03, 2018

If the leak turns out to be true, Modric, 33, would break the Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi cartel that has dominated the award for the last decade. "It is, at the very least, a little unusual". The 19-year-old's World Cup performances were key for France - and he has continued to impress for PSG. (more...)
Jose Mourinho says Marcus Rashford was Manchester United's 'mad dog' at Southampton Jose Mourinho says Marcus Rashford was Manchester United's 'mad dog' at Southampton
- December 03, 2018

Despite the fight back, Mourinho was left to lament the dropped points. The Portuguese picked Paul Pogba, Ander Herrera and Marouane Fellaini in the midfield, with Marcus Rashford and Romelu Lukaku leading the attack-line. Lindelof will definitely miss the game against Arsenal , who have not lost since August, after travelling to Dubai in a bid to speed up his recovery from a thigh injury, while Ashley Young is suspended. (more...)
Understrength Manchester City racks up sixth straight win in EPL Understrength Manchester City racks up sixth straight win in EPL
- December 03, 2018

Raheem Sterling (right) putting Manchester City back ahead, 2-1, after 57 minutes in the Premier League game yesterday. Liverpool will have the chance to close the gap back to two points when they face local rivals Everton on Sunday. (more...)
Tottenham fan arrested for throwing banana skin at player Tottenham fan arrested for throwing banana skin at player
- December 03, 2018

The 27-year-old is a free agent at the end of the season with Bayern Munich, who could table a pre-contract agreement as early as January, believed to be the frontrunners for his signature. Brazilian defender Eder Militao , who is now on the books of Porto, is subject of increasing interest from a number of Premier League clubs, with Chelsea, Everton and Manchester United all keen, the Mail says. (more...)
Liverpool boss Klopp on January action: That's b******t and you know it! Liverpool boss Klopp on January action: That's b******t and you know it!
- December 02, 2018

The left-back joined Everton in the summer from Barcelona in an £18 million move, and said a prime motive of his move to England was to face the world's best attackers on a weekly basis. "It's two teams but one city, and if we can try to get the numbers down, especially before Christmas, then I'm sure we can all be proud of ourselves". (more...)
CAF: Cameroon won’t host 2019 African cup of nations tourney CAF: Cameroon won’t host 2019 African cup of nations tourney
- December 01, 2018

And the decision was taken in an extraodrinary meeting on Friday afternoon where CAF president Ahmed Ahmed faced the media to explain why the decision has been taken to put the tournament back on the market for official bids. Morocco is the favourite to take over the hosting of the expanded 24-team tournament, which is being held from June 15-July 13. Morocco, who were unsuccessful in their bid for the 2026 Fifa World Cup, are most likely to replace Cameroon as hosts. (more...)
Former Nugget JaVale McGee Signed A Baby When Lakers Came To Denver Former Nugget JaVale McGee Signed A Baby When Lakers Came To Denver
- December 01, 2018

Pacers' Victor Oladipo is out indefinitely as he continues to deal with right knee soreness, the team announced Friday. The Pacers missed five of their six 3-point attempts in the fourth quarter. IN fell short of its eighth road victory already this season. "I think we got proven scorers - Kyle Kuzma , Brandon Ingram . and then when you have two point guards like Ball and Rondo, we don't have to have LeBron having the ball in his hands all the time". (more...)
KC Star Kareem Hunt Caught on Camera Assaulting Woman In TMZ Video KC Star Kareem Hunt Caught on Camera Assaulting Woman In TMZ Video
- December 01, 2018

Now, with this video making its way into public view, it's possible the league and Roger Goodell will be compelled to sanction Hunt or at least investigate the matter. Cleveland Police Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia told Cleveland.com in February that since it was a cross complaint, no charges would be filed unless one of the two (Hunt or the woman) went to the prosecutor's office and asked to have charges pursued. (more...)
Livescore: Latest Europa League result for Chelsea vs PAOK Livescore: Latest Europa League result for Chelsea vs PAOK
- November 30, 2018

So they were able to destroy us in 15 minutes, but I saw the same problems also in the match before. "He was lost in the position, he attacked the other penalty area too much". "It depends on the action". Belgian powerhouse Radja Nainggolan has called Jorginho as the toughest opponent he has ever faced because of how quickly the former "distributes the ball while being practically stationary". (more...)
More Messi magic seals Barcelona victory at PSV More Messi magic seals Barcelona victory at PSV
- November 30, 2018

Coincidentally, that change first happened on a Champions League night in the Netherlands, against Ajax in November 2014. Those five total 101 with Messi now five goals clear of the rest of the pack. Luuk de Jong pulled a goal back late on for PSV , but Barca saw out victory to seal top spot in Group B . The Catalans were unconvincing over the course of the 90 minutes but they did manage to score twice in the second period through Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique . (more...)
The Davis Cup win for Croatia The Davis Cup win for Croatia
- November 28, 2018

Victory for Croatia would give them their final Davis Cup crown since 2005, in the final staging of the historic team competition before a controversial change of format comes into place next year. He was surrounded by the whole Croatian team on the court and covered his shoulders with the Croatian flag after the country's president, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, warmly hugged him. (more...)
Manchester United training at Carrington ahead of Young Boys clash Manchester United training at Carrington ahead of Young Boys clash
- November 28, 2018

Are they against the way Jose wants to play? Live stream: You can watch the match live via fuboTV . For me it was a pleasure, even against Manchester City where we didn't recover from the 2-0. I want to play like a knockout game . The way United are playing, he looks out of date '. The Portuguese then went on to claim that Matteo Darmian , who made only his second appearance of the season this past weekend has "a little [problem]" and will not be involved on Tuesday, and ruled out ... (more...)
UNC announces Mack Brown’s return as head football coach UNC announces Mack Brown’s return as head football coach
- November 28, 2018

Since he left Texas, Brown has entered into broadcasting and is now a college football analyst for ESPN . Brown will be introduced as the Tar Heels' head football coach at a noon press conference. And as with his first stint in Chapel Hill, Brown faces significant hurdles as he takes the job. Following five years away from coaching, the longtime Longhorn coach will return to North Carolina to coach the Tar Heels. (more...)
Mourinho blames Man United's lack of heart for Palace draw Mourinho blames Man United's lack of heart for Palace draw
- November 27, 2018

However, Giggs has backed Mourinho to turn things around, advising against welding the axe on his time at Old Trafford. "You can improve. You can influence players - especially when they are open to it, when a player realises he has to give more and change his nature". (more...)
"They're all out of form, not just Kurtley Beale" - Jeremy Paul
- November 26, 2018

The jersey will be worn against England as a special nod to the indigenous people of Australia . Cheika, speaking to reporters at Twickenham on Friday, said he had only become aware of the incident earlier this week which explained the lack of action prior to the 26-7 win over Italy last Saturday, when Ashley-Cooper was on the wing and Beale came off the bench. (more...)
Boca Juniors refusing to play Copa Libertadores final against River Plate Boca Juniors refusing to play Copa Libertadores final against River Plate
- November 26, 2018

Police security for the game was supposed to be tight, yet as Boca's team bus approached the stadium, fans within a crowd of River supporters pelted it with rocks and beer cans, smashing most of its windows along one side. We've only just been able to breathe well because we were affected by the gas. The match was due to start at 5pm local time (8pm United Kingdom time) but the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) confirmed it had again been suspended. (more...)
Releasing Reuben Foster was 'an Organizational Decision — GM John Lynch Releasing Reuben Foster was 'an Organizational Decision — GM John Lynch
- November 26, 2018

A judge dismissed the domestic violence charges on May 23, ruling the Santa Clara County District Attorney's office did not show sufficient evidence to proceed with the case. Foster has struggled on the field this season as well as he has dealt with shoulder and hamstring injuries. It was later revealed he failed a drug test with a dilute sample. (more...)
How To Watch The Packers Game Online How To Watch The Packers Game Online
- November 24, 2018

We can't fault Nagy for not wanting to tip his hand, but here's the "other comment" that I believe tells us everything we need to know. "But it's a day-to-day thing for us". It was quite a performance for Daniel, a player who has been used sparingly since the former Missouri star entered the league in 2010. He also played for the New Orleans Saints , Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles . (more...)
Fellaini: Man City won't win the Premier League title Fellaini: Man City won't win the Premier League title
- November 24, 2018

Champions City now hold a two-point lead at the top of the table and are aiming for back-to-back titles for the first time in the club's history. "I am a better manager than I was in Germany, and I am a better manager now than I was in Barcelona by far, just for the fact of being there", he said on Wednesday, via Sky Sports . (more...)
Green spat won't affect future - Durant Green spat won't affect future - Durant
- November 24, 2018

I think everyone's been handling it the best way they could and we're just trying to move forward with it". Durant confronted Green earlier this month during their overtime defeat to the Los Angeles Clippers after the latter lost the ball instead of passing to him for what could have been the game-winning shot in regulation time. (more...)
Stephen Curry Involved in Multi-Vehicle Accident in California Stephen Curry Involved in Multi-Vehicle Accident in California
- November 24, 2018

Officials said that he appears to be uninjured. Curry did not have any injuries as a result, but his vehicle was not so lucky. Curry's sports auto suffered major front end damaged but he was not hurt and eventually made it to the Warriors' morning practice. (more...)
Jarryd Hayne arrested over sexual assault allegations Jarryd Hayne arrested over sexual assault allegations
- November 22, 2018

Channel Seven revealed some of the details of what police will allege took place when the matter is before Burwood Local Court on December 10. The woman, who says she suffered injuries in the alleged september 30 incident, was interviewed by the National Rugby League's integrity unit before the matter was referred to police. (more...)
Redskins QB Alex Smith endures season ending injury Redskins QB Alex Smith endures season ending injury
- November 21, 2018

The severity of the injury was clear immediately, and Redskins coach Jay Gruden said Smith would need season-ending surgery "right away". "It brought back vivid memories", said Theismann, hurt when hit by Lawrence Taylor during a Redskins' victory over the New York Giants on November 18, 1985. (more...)
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...)