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Man City are 'team of our generation' - Crystal Palace's Andros Townsend Man City are 'team of our generation' - Crystal Palace's Andros Townsend
- December 24, 2018

Liverpool legend Steve Nicol says he is confident that Liverpool won't falter and insists the title race will depend on what Manchester City are capable of doing. So, England's former captain and record goalscorer clearly doesn't want the red half of Merseyside achieving what would be their first league triumph in over 28 years. (more...)
Solskjaer makes dream start as Man United thrash Cardiff Solskjaer makes dream start as Man United thrash Cardiff
- December 23, 2018

Pogba also hailed his side's improved performance under interim boss Ole Gunner Solskjaer, as they scored five goals for the first time since Alex Ferguson's final game in charge in 2013. I'm sure that is the same for all the players". The ex-Manchester United captain criticised some of the Red Devils players for their cowardly approach in the media and their poor performances on the pitch. (more...)
India vs Australia | Jadeja Wasn't Fully Fit For Perth Test: Shastri India vs Australia | Jadeja Wasn't Fully Fit For Perth Test: Shastri
- December 23, 2018

It is curious that Kohli named Jadeja in his 13 for the Perth Test , and then later said that his final selection was based on conditions and not on fitness. India also faced flak for not playing a spinner at the Perth pitch where Nathan Lyon scalped eight wickets, despite the wicket favouring the pacers. (more...)
Dillian Whyte unleashes devastating 11th round KO in Dereck Chisora rematch Dillian Whyte unleashes devastating 11th round KO in Dereck Chisora rematch
- December 23, 2018

Cos I showed him some respect, I just told him out straight, "I knocked you out clean when we fought" but I said, 'Let's forget about that cos we've both developed and let's prove who's the better fighter now. The 30-year-old Whyte instead fought with patience and composure - perhaps with the confidence that came with occasionally seeing Chisora's knees buckle - and even if in the third he took an uppercut as Chisora built momentum, the elder of the two was fighting at an unrealistically high ... (more...)
Salah and Van Dijk seal Christmas top spot for Liverpool Salah and Van Dijk seal Christmas top spot for Liverpool
- December 23, 2018

Virgil van Dijk then made it 2-nil in the 68th minute as he tapped the ball into the net from Mo Salah's cross. Salah's 11th goal of the season was a classy one and helped subdue a unsafe Wolves side who had made a lively start. After Wolves failed to clear a set-piece, Fabinho swapped passes with Sadio Mane and drilled a low cross that Salah flicked home with the outside of his left boot. (more...)
W2W4: Will Solskjaer get the best out of Pogba? W2W4: Will Solskjaer get the best out of Pogba?
- December 23, 2018

The 30-year-old was thought to have sent the message from his homeland, but Sanchez has taken to Twitter to deny the reports. The most obvious topic came up next and it was about Solskjaer's winning goal in stoppage time that won United the 1999 Champions League final and the club's only treble in the process. (more...)
Dodgers Reportedly Trading Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp and Alex Wood to Reds Dodgers Reportedly Trading Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp and Alex Wood to Reds
- December 22, 2018

The Dodgers also get minor leaguers Jeter Downs and right-hander Josiah Gray . The Dodgers also will send $7 million to the Reds in the deal. Yasiel Puig's time in Los Angeles is over. Bailey went 1-14 last season with a 6.09 ERA. He has one year left on his contract and is owed $28 million. He was an All-Star for the Dodgers in 2017, going 16-3 with a 2.72 ERA. (more...)
Latest On Manny Machado's Market, Following Meeting With Phillies Latest On Manny Machado's Market, Following Meeting With Phillies
- December 22, 2018

They could go north of $300 million since they've got mostly young players that won't make a ton of money over the next few years. According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the Yankees are "enamoured" with the free agent shortstop and believe he is the ideal fit. (more...)
Players get away with murder! - Keane blames United stars for Mourinho sacking Players get away with murder! - Keane blames United stars for Mourinho sacking
- December 22, 2018

Just the way they hide behind the manager. The Manchester giants sit sixth in the Premier League table following last Sunday's 3-1 defeat to Liverpool which has left them 11 points off the top four and 19 off the league leaders so it's no surprise Mourinho was given the chop. (more...)
Arsenal's young guns to feature in Carabao Cup North London Derby Arsenal's young guns to feature in Carabao Cup North London Derby
- December 20, 2018

They will have to fight more illustrious clubs like Arsenal and Chelsea for the aforementioned Denis Suarez. " Sunday for us is a big reality check in our way ", he admitted. Pochettino and Arsenal manager Unai Emery may be tempted to field under-strength teams to rest their key players ahead of a hectic Christmas schedule. (more...)
Mourinho sacked: Jose the best Manchester United manager since Ferguson - Gerrard Mourinho sacked: Jose the best Manchester United manager since Ferguson - Gerrard
- December 20, 2018

Tottenham manager Pochettino and former Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane are among the names being linked with the Old Trafford hotseat. Jose Mourinho has spoken for the first time since being sacked as Manchester United manager, telling Sky Sports News he still has a "future" in football. (more...)
Manchester United appoint Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as caretaker boss Manchester United appoint Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as caretaker boss
- December 20, 2018

Sunday's 3-1 loss at Anfield leaves the side 19 points behind leaders Liverpool and facing an 11-point gap to the Champions League spots. "They're nearly writing off this season and next season because if they appoint a new manager in the summer he's not going to have much time to look for new players". (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino responds to Man Utd links Mauricio Pochettino responds to Man Utd links
- December 20, 2018

The Red Devils opted to part company with Mourinho after Manchester United suffered a resounding 3-1 loss to bitter rivals Liverpool FC at Anfield last weekend. "Like always in football, no-one can guarantee nothing and when you are a manager, look what happened", he said. I accept everything. I accept the rumours are positive and negative. (more...)
Wilson Ramos, New York Mets reach contract Wilson Ramos, New York Mets reach contract
- December 19, 2018

Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen had been in hot pursuit of Realmuto , who is arguably the best catcher available on the open market, for weeks, but ultimately couldn't find common ground on a trade with the Marlins. The 31-year-old began last season with the Rays but was sent to the Phillies at the trade deadline. The two-time All-Star is a career.273 hitter with 109 home runs and 426 RBIs over nine seasons with Minnesota, Washington, Tampa Bay and Philadelphia. (more...)
Messi collects record 5th Golden Shoe Messi collects record 5th Golden Shoe
- December 19, 2018

The five-time Ballon d'Or victor netted 34 goals in 36 appearances in La Liga last campaign, helping the Catalan side to the domestic title. "The truth is I didn't expect all of this when I started out", Messi said during the presentation in Barcelona . (more...)
Three Raiders named Pro Bowl alternates Three Raiders named Pro Bowl alternates
- December 19, 2018

Players for the game are determined by the consensus votes of fans, players and coaches. The 2019 Pro Bowl rosters were announced Tuesday night, and the Indianapolis Colts had two players selected in tight end Eric Ebron and left guard Quenton Nelson . (more...)
Hetmyer, Rutherford, Paul snapped up at IPL auction Hetmyer, Rutherford, Paul snapped up at IPL auction
- December 19, 2018

Unadkat wasn't the only case as alike him Wriddhiman Saha also got back to Sunrisers Hyderabad for INR 1.2 Crore whom SRH released before the retention deadlines. But he was soon pipped by West Indies team mate Carlos Brathwaite who was picked up for INR 5 Crore by Kolkata Knight Riders , who staved off competition from Kings XI Punjab . (more...)
This Borussia Dortmund Are Different, Warns Tottenham Hotspur Star This Borussia Dortmund Are Different, Warns Tottenham Hotspur Star
- December 18, 2018

The north Londoners have been drawn to face Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund in the last-16 and it's sure to be an exciting double-header between two attacking sides. Juve, with Cristiano Ronaldo leading the attack, are a team no one wants to play. Lyon memorably toppled Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium in September and twice led the Premier League champions during an entertaining 2-2 draw in the reverse encounter. (more...)
Arsenal vs. FK Qarabag - Football Match Report Arsenal vs. FK Qarabag - Football Match Report
- December 15, 2018

The French defender sustained an Achilles tendon injury against Spanish side Atletico Madrid in the semi-final of last season's competition and underwent surgery in May. That leaves Emery with just Sokratis Papastathopoulos and Shkodran Mustafi as his senior centre-back options - but both those players are suspended for Sunday's trip to Southampton. (more...)
Raptors Prove They Can Challenge the Warriors Like Few Teams Can Raptors Prove They Can Challenge the Warriors Like Few Teams Can
- December 15, 2018

They got a new coach, but the leaders of that team have been through some wars. We knew it was going to be a challenge for us and I thought that Kyle did a phenomenal job leading the team. Curry scored 10 points on 3-of-12 shooting. Kyle Lowry finished with 23 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Raptors while Serge Ibaka had a wonderful game with 20 points and 11 rebounds. (more...)
Unai Emery raves about Lucas Torreira’s start at Arsenal Unai Emery raves about Lucas Torreira’s start at Arsenal
- December 14, 2018

Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira has been likened to club legend Patrick Vieira in recent months, but former Tottenham player Garth Crooks believes the Uruguayan is more in the mould of Emmanuel Petit. "We found a victory today". Whether or not Ozil is sold in the coming winter transfer window or next summer I think the likelihood is that Arsenal will be marching on into the future without our German number 11. (more...)
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino: I prefer Real Madrid links to sack talk Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino: I prefer Real Madrid links to sack talk
- December 14, 2018

BRELIN, Dec 13 ― Borussia Dortmund are hoping to avoid ex-coach Juergen Klopp and Liverpool when the last 16 of the Champions League is drawn on Monday. In the home games we played, we showed our class. Barcelona played to a 1-1 stalemate at the Camp Nou with Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday evening. (more...)
National Basketball Association icon Jordan slaps Charlotte Hornets star Monk after early celebration National Basketball Association icon Jordan slaps Charlotte Hornets star Monk after early celebration
- December 14, 2018

But as Lamb celebrated his first-ever National Basketball Association buzzer-beater, the officials huddled at the courtside monitor, where they determined that Monk and fellow substitute Bismack Biyombo had run several yards onto the floor on the opposite end of the court in anticipation of Lamb's shot going in. (more...)
Fred Starts - Manchester United Team vs Valencia Confirmed Fred Starts - Manchester United Team vs Valencia Confirmed
- December 13, 2018

Still, finishing second seems like reality and Man United could get one of these teams in the next round - Borussia Dortmund, Barcelona, PSG, Porto, Ajax or Bayern, Real Madrid and possibly Lyon, if they somehow finish above Man City. Manchester United have entered the race to sign Bordeaux centre-back Pablo, according to reports in Brazil. The return game was marred by trouble, for which United supporters were blamed by the Spanish media and by their own club, who refused to take up ... (more...)
Raheem Sterling takes aim at the Daily Mail in Instagram post Raheem Sterling takes aim at the Daily Mail in Instagram post
- December 10, 2018

You can always take lessons after winning or losing. "Are we going to continue to allow this type of racist behaviour go on?" asked former Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand, while Match of the Day pundit Ian Wright said " the bad old days are back ". (more...)
Dolphins Beat Pats on Desperate Lateral Play Dolphins Beat Pats on Desperate Lateral Play
- December 10, 2018

They'd need a collapse not to get the No. 1 seed, first round bye and homefield advantage with three games left. Miami's "Drake Escape" prevented the Patriots from clinching their 10th consecutive AFC East title. But it was squandered scoring chances that seemed to annoy the Patriots the most. The Patriots miss a round ten and go to 9-4 on the season. In the end we've just got to do a better job than we did. (more...)
Australia v India: first Test, day four Australia v India: first Test, day four
- December 10, 2018

India hold all the aces going into the final day of the first Test in Adelaide . The loss of would-be heroes Travis Head (14) then Shaun Marsh (60) put the load firmly on Paine's shoulders and he did his best to 41 before losing his wicket. (more...)
Lakers attempting to trade for Suns’ Trevor Ariza Lakers attempting to trade for Suns’ Trevor Ariza
- December 10, 2018

The Phoenix Suns could very well make a trade with their rivals, the Los Angeles Lakers. Phoenix is reportedly interested in acquiring a playmaking guard and a draft asset as compensation for trading Ariza, according to sources. The 33-year-old veteran is viewed as one of Phoenix's most important trade assets as the team has lost 22 of its first 26 games this season. Caldwell-Pope, 25, has seen his minutes drop along with his shooting percentages from last season. (more...)
Ajax Star De Jong To Sign £75m Deal Ajax Star De Jong To Sign £75m Deal
- December 09, 2018

The news coming out of the Netherlands late on Thursday night will come as a big blow to Manchester City and Barcelona , both of whom had targeted the prodigious 21-year-old. "I do not know yet what I'm going to do, leave or stay another year, in principle everything is still open and nothing has been decided yet". "Everything is still an option and we will see what happens". (more...)
Illegal immigrant 'made Donald Trump's bed and dusted his golf trophies' Illegal immigrant 'made Donald Trump's bed and dusted his golf trophies'
- December 09, 2018

In a statement , Anibal Romero, an attorney for Morales and Diaz, said that "while working there and interacting with the President and his immediate family, my clients and others were repeatedly subjected to abuse, called racial epithets and threatened with deportation.This toxic environment was created to intimidate these women, leaving them fearful for their safety". (more...)
Matthew Dellavedova traded back to Cleveland Cavaliers Matthew Dellavedova traded back to Cleveland Cavaliers
- December 09, 2018

Washington sends forward Jason Smith , cash considerations and removes the protections placed on the 2020 second-round pick traded in the Jodie Meeks deal to Milwaukee, and a 2022 second-round draft pick to Cleveland. He averaged 3.7 points in 12 games this season. Milwaukee also receives power forward Jason Smith in the trade. For a team that may be playing competitive basketball but not seeing the results in wins, one of the best ways to keep Cavs fans engaged is through actions like ... (more...)
Jorge Mendes: Rumours Jose Mourinho is leaving Manchester United 'totally untrue' Jorge Mendes: Rumours Jose Mourinho is leaving Manchester United 'totally untrue'
- December 08, 2018

However, at his news conference, Emery said it was too soon to give an exact estimate. "So we have to keep working". 'Another thing is if they stop, or if the Financial Fair Play makes them stop and then we can close the gap a little bit better. (more...)
Manchester United battle to draw with Arsenal, Liverpool march on Manchester United battle to draw with Arsenal, Liverpool march on
- December 08, 2018

Nevertheless Spurs remain a distant third behind leaders Manchester City and Liverpool, a situation Pochettino can not see changing anytime soon. In their last meeting in February 2014, Manchester United produced a tally of 81 crosses against Fulham - the most in a Premier League match since the 2003-04 campaign. (more...)
Cardinals acquire Goldschmidt from Diamondbacks Cardinals acquire Goldschmidt from Diamondbacks
- December 08, 2018

Tuesday the Dbacks lost their best pitcher from last season to free agency. Since 2013, Goldschmidt ranks second among National Leaguers in home runs (181), RBIs (602), hits (996), runs (599), walks (575) and extra-base hits (413). Kelly has six years before being eligible for arbitration and Weaver has five. Weaver, a 25-year-old right-hander, was 7-11 with a 4.95 ERA last season. (more...)
Match Highlights: India vs Australia, 1st Test, Day 2 Match Highlights: India vs Australia, 1st Test, Day 2
- December 08, 2018

The batting great also stressed the importance of a patient approach in Test cricket, especially when the ball is swinging around for at least the first couple of hours. Ashwin then doubled the joy for the Indian camp with the wicket of the in-form Usman Khawaja (28), who got a faint bit of glove to be caught behind by stumper Rishabh Pant, only for the third umpire to certify it using the DRS. (more...)
Australia vs India 2018 | Adelaide Test | BCCI | Day-Night Test Australia vs India 2018 | Adelaide Test | BCCI | Day-Night Test
- December 07, 2018

The Aussie media's jibe at Team India has invited an outrage on social media both in Australia and India and it has not gone down well with their readers itself. "But one thing which we are sure of is to play competitive cricket and enjoy our game rather than worrying about sledging". However, India's Test specialist batsman Cheteshwar Pujara has shown his faith in the 32-year-old off-spinner ahead of the four-Test series, calling him a "clever" bowler. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp: Merseyside derby record counts for nothing on Sunday Jurgen Klopp: Merseyside derby record counts for nothing on Sunday
- December 06, 2018

The visitors created more chances their their opponents in the opening 45 minutes with Yerry Mina bundling a header wide - although he was offside - from an early free-kick offering Silva's side all the encouragement they needed. "He did really well until that moment and it is something no-one expected. Wednesday - Sunday will be enough to have a almost full squad then, but I don't know exactly how the situation will be tomorrow for training". (more...)
Why the Redskins discussed and rejected Colin Kaepernick Why the Redskins discussed and rejected Colin Kaepernick
- December 06, 2018

Of course. the 'Skins lost Alex Smith to a gruesome injury back on November 18 - but passed on signing Kaepernick the following week in favor of adding Mark Sanchez . "That's why we went with Sanchez". Now, the Redskins are once again on the market for a quarterback, needing someone to come in and backup Sanchez in case he too goes down. (more...)
Mitchell Marsh dropped by Australia for series opener against India Mitchell Marsh dropped by Australia for series opener against India
- December 06, 2018

Marsh's place has been taken by middle-order batsman Peter Handscomb - who has been recalled for the first time since the tour of South Africa in March and April - meaning Australia will rely on three seamers. Especially in this kind of situation where two of their best batsman have scored literally 50 percent of their runs for Australia are not a part of the playing eleven and they haven't really done well since they have left Test cricket . (more...)
XFL announces its eight home venues, including four National Football League home fields XFL announces its eight home venues, including four National Football League home fields
- December 06, 2018

Eight cities and venues will be revealed as the XFL prepares for the 2020 season. We pledge to bring St. Louis a team deserving of a passionate and football-starved fan base. - Audi Field. St. Louis is one of eight cities to be awarded a franchise in the returning XFL . But to the dismay of fans across the region, the Rams moved back to Los Angeles for the 2016 season. (more...)