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Higuain, Jorginho guide Chelsea to 2-1 win at Fulham Higuain, Jorginho guide Chelsea to 2-1 win at Fulham
- March 08, 2019

He would demand respect from the Chelsea players and control the dressing room as a result of everything he has achieved both on the pitch as a player and on the bench as a manager. Maurizio Sarri claims to have no idea what we all mean when we talk about "Sarri-ball" but if the possession-based attacking philosophy is defined by an overreliance on Jorginho, then it came up trumps at Craven Cottage yesterday, as the Brazil-born Italian midfielder scored the victor in a heated derby. (more...)
Roma fires Eusebio; Ranieri to return Roma fires Eusebio; Ranieri to return
- March 08, 2019

Italian Serie A club AS Roma said they had parted company with coach Eusebio Di Francesco on Thursday, one day after being knocked out of the Champions League by Porto . However, Roma were handed a lifeline after being awarded a penalty, which captain Daniele De Rossi duly converted to put the Serie A side back ahead in the tie. (more...)
Why Max Kellerman Thinks Celtics Can Win Title Without Kyrie Irving Why Max Kellerman Thinks Celtics Can Win Title Without Kyrie Irving
- March 07, 2019

While it is true that in some cases his frustration is understandable, Irving has definitely contributed to the constant media hounding and has consistently fed into it. Just because a team has talent doesn't mean that they are the best overall team. He was a highly touted prospect at Duke and was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the top pick in the 2011 draft, despite playing in just 11 games for the Blue Devils. (more...)
Tiger Woods Explains Why He's Withdrawing From Arnold Palmer Invitational Tiger Woods Explains Why He's Withdrawing From Arnold Palmer Invitational
- March 06, 2019

In a post on Twitter , he said: "Unfortunately due to a neck strain that I've had for a few weeks, I'm forced to withdraw from the API". "I'd like to send my regrets to the Palmer family and the Orlando fans", wrote Woods. "And there were some days where you'd help me and I couldn't stand up", he continued. Woods tied for 11th at The Players in 2018. Woods, who uses the Palmer tournament as a Masters tuneup, took pains to remind readers that his back, on which he has had four surgeries ... (more...)
Pau Gasol set to join Bucks after Spurs buyout Pau Gasol set to join Bucks after Spurs buyout
- March 06, 2019

The Lakers led at the half, 65-59, and kept things even, 118-118, in the final quarter before the Bucks launched a huge run behind Bledsoe and Brogdon. At 30-32, they would realistically need to go 14-6 the rest of the way to reach the average number of wins the west's final playoff seed has had in recent years, according to the LA Times . (more...)
NFL Combine Winners (2019 Fantasy Football) NFL Combine Winners (2019 Fantasy Football)
- March 06, 2019

With all the future stars of the NFL done working out, we take another look at how things could play out in April with this two-round 2019 NFL Mock Draft . Jerry Tillery, DT, Notre Dame: He was the second-fastest interior offensive lineman, but more importantly, he had the same 10-yard split as likely top-three pick , Quinnen Williams . (more...)
Williamson Lauds New Zealand's 'Patience' on Tough Hamilton Surface Williamson Lauds New Zealand's 'Patience' on Tough Hamilton Surface
- March 05, 2019

While Bangladesh put up a strong fight in the second innings, posting 429 runs on the board with centuries to Soumya Sarkar and the skipper himself, they never recovered from being bowled out for 234 runs as New Zealand raced ahead with a 481-run first-innings lead. (more...)
What Ole Gunnar Solskjaer told Paul Pogba after missed penalty vs Southampton What Ole Gunnar Solskjaer told Paul Pogba after missed penalty vs Southampton
- March 05, 2019

Former United midfielder Paul Ince has famously said himself or Steve Bruce could also have turned United around after the struggles at the tail end of Mourinho's tenure. "We have to get goals in this game". "If you want the flawless situation from our team, the ideal goalkeeper , then it's possible for us to take points against such big teams". (more...)
NFL Draft: D.K Metcalf, Montez Sweat unrealistic for Ravens NFL Draft: D.K Metcalf, Montez Sweat unrealistic for Ravens
- March 05, 2019

The New York Jets tweeted out a video of Metcalf's 40 yard dash , and while they may not look for him with the third overall pick he could be an option for them if they trade back. Tillery is somewhat of a tweener in a 3-4 defense, fitting best as a defensive end. That is, if you consider Josh Allen as a defensive lineman. Jones' other numbers: 23 bench reps, a 32.5-inch vertical jump , a 123.0-inch broad jump and a 4.37-second 20-yard shuttle. (more...)
Man Utd forward taken off against Southampton with knee injury Man Utd forward taken off against Southampton with knee injury
- March 04, 2019

And Solskjaer, who famously scored the injury-time victor in the 1999 Champions League final, felt there was an element of nostalgia to United's triumph. The United forward was hurt in a challenge early in the second half and was seen limping out of Old Trafford seemingly wearing strapping on his right leg. (more...)
Wild Ending Sequence As UNC Holds On vs. Clemson Wild Ending Sequence As UNC Holds On vs. Clemson
- March 04, 2019

With less than a minute left in the first half, Williams dropped to his knees and fell forward into the bench as North Carolina came back to defend. "It's vertigo. A similar situation occurred with Williams in 2016 . It's excruciating pain for a little while. Williams said he felt well enough to return to the sideline, but he didn't want to ruin the mojo of the Tar Heels , who were leading at the time. (more...)
Chelsea boss keeps Kepa waiting over recall Chelsea boss keeps Kepa waiting over recall
- March 03, 2019

Sarri hopes the Blues' midweek defeat of Tottenham can see Spurs slip back to make it a four-way battle for two Champions League qualifying spots, with Arsenal and Manchester United also in contention. "Kepa will be on the pitch for one of the next two matches". If Caballero does start ahead of Kepa, then the Spain worldwide will play in Thursday's Europa League round of 16 first leg at home to Dynamo Kiev. (more...)
Manuel Pellegrini on Man City penalty: 'Soft is being a little generous' Manuel Pellegrini on Man City penalty: 'Soft is being a little generous'
- March 03, 2019

They frustrated, they tackled and they held their shape, but in the end it was not enough. 'I am always happy to share the love from Manchester City fans. I thought we did quite well. "Unfortunately for us Marko woke up this morning sick, so he couldn't play", said the manager. " When we went to Newcastle and beat them, they had won some games in a row ". (more...)
Leclerc takes Ferrari to fastest time of winter Leclerc takes Ferrari to fastest time of winter
- March 03, 2019

Charles Leclerc says that setting the fastest time on Thursday in the second and final 2019 Formula 1 winter test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya " doesn't mean anything ". Hamilton finished in 10th place following his efforts during the morning. "We need to unlock more from the new package to be able to compete with them", the Finn said. (more...)
Ramos banned after yellow card plan backfires Ramos banned after yellow card plan backfires
- March 03, 2019

It was deemed this was an attempt to ensure a ban would not be hanging over him later in the competition. "The two-match suspension includes the automatic one-match suspension for the repeated cautions". But earlier, when speaking immediately after the match, Ramos was quoted as saying he " would be lying " if he denied deliberately earning the booking. (more...)
Bryce Harper Chooses To Sign With Phillies Bryce Harper Chooses To Sign With Phillies
- March 02, 2019

The ability to sign baseball's best, even if a team has the most money, is no longer a sure thing. The Nationals should consider themselves lucky that Harper didn't accept their offer , otherwise they would have been well on their way to becoming the laughingstock of the league. (more...)
Sterling felt more title pressure at Liverpool than at Man City Sterling felt more title pressure at Liverpool than at Man City
- March 02, 2019

Mane did so on Wednesday against Watford, somehow finding his way in front of the net with his back turned, managing to click in a goal with his heel. The Spanish coach has been reluctant to use Arsenal's highest earner in his debut season in charge as Ozil was making just his second league start of the year. (more...)
Real Madrid vs. Barcelona - Football Match Report Real Madrid vs. Barcelona - Football Match Report
- March 01, 2019

And Reguilon's performance again showed that he deserves to be starting, with his importance to the team illustrated early on when he made a crucial clearance to prevent Sergi Roberto from latching onto a cut-back from Luis Suarez . Speaking at an event to promote young people with disabilities in sport, Del Bosque gave his opinion of the game, which will be followed by another Clásico fixture on Saturday as the two sides meet in LaLiga. (more...)
‘My Heart Was Here’: Rockies, Nolan Arenado Make $260M Deal Official ‘My Heart Was Here’: Rockies, Nolan Arenado Make $260M Deal Official
- March 01, 2019

The Nolan Arenado contract negotiations were the least talked about story in the offseason among the media, but probably the most talked about in the Harper and Machado camps. The contract was also the fourth-largest overall in baseball history, eclipsed only by Giancarlo Stanton's 13-year, $325 million extension with the Miami Marlins in 2014, Manny Machado's 10-year, $300 million free agent deal with the San Diego Padres last week and Alex Rodriguez's 10-year, $275 million deal with the ... (more...)
John Elway worries about Kyler Murray's ability to play under center John Elway worries about Kyler Murray's ability to play under center
- March 01, 2019

Kyler Murray can't do anything about his height, but it appears he's working hard on erasing fears about his ability to withstand hits from National Football League defenders. All this gushing from someone who has no plan to select a quarterback in the upcoming draft. "The height from shotgun doesn't matter almost as much as it does if you're coming out from underneath center all the time because by the time you get back there the pocket a lot of times is caving on you". (more...)
Glenn Maxwell states case with unbeaten 113 in T20 win over India Glenn Maxwell states case with unbeaten 113 in T20 win over India
- February 28, 2019

At that stage, Kohli and Dhoni came together, and they hit nine sixes in total to take India to a challenging total. Earlier, skipper Kohli and Dhoni delighted the Chinnaswamy crowd with a 100-run stand. India reached 53 for no loss in six overs. Marcus Stoinis claimed a controversial catch. Rishabh Pant's early dismissal made it 74 for three in the 11th over as he mistimed one off chinaman D'Arcy Short and Richardson pulled off a sensational diving catch at long-off. (more...)
Steelers hope to see less of Brown if they pull off trade Steelers hope to see less of Brown if they pull off trade
- February 28, 2019

Apparently, that's not the case. "What I would say is that interest has grown, and it will continue to go one way or another because as we're here at the combine we're learning about alternatives to your current team". "He knows that, his representation knows that and we're willing to take a look". With all the new information out, do you think Brown will actually get traded this offseason? "Anything we do has to benefit us". (more...)
Celtic comes first - new Hoops boss Lennon Celtic comes first - new Hoops boss Lennon
- February 28, 2019

Rodgers made a decision to abandon a successful ship at Celtic and moved back south of the border to join Leicester City in the Premier League on Tuesday night. Celtic became the first team in Scotland to go unbeaten during a 38-game league season during Rodgers' first campaign in charge, going on to make it a record 69-match undefeated streak. (more...)
Shane Williams makes bold claim ahead of Wales-England clash Shane Williams makes bold claim ahead of Wales-England clash
- February 28, 2019

Wales had a hand on the Six Nations rugby trophy as the only undefeated team after overcoming England 21-13. Even though Wales won their first two matches, they were flaky in both against France and Italy and continued in that vein through the first half against England despite their great preparation. (more...)
Son - I won't give up on Spurs title dream Son - I won't give up on Spurs title dream
- February 28, 2019

There have been some frustrating results, and then we saw the Sarri vs. Kepa battle on Sunday where the goalkeeper refused to come out of the game . Questions, questions . The changing room is not so big like at Wembley? Pochettino had warned his players before the trip to Turf Moor that they needed to treat the game like a "decisive" one in the title race . (more...)
Benitez admits he has a selection headache for Burnley clash Benitez admits he has a selection headache for Burnley clash
- February 27, 2019

Newcastle will be high on confidence after earning 10 points from their last five matches, but tomorrow's opponents have not lost a match since December 26th, and their upset victory over Tottenham over the weekend should give them even more confidence. (more...)
Latest rumors indicate Phillies, Bryce Harper in serious negotiations Latest rumors indicate Phillies, Bryce Harper in serious negotiations
- February 27, 2019

The Oscars were on Sunday and the Dodgers appear to be interested in a plot twist of their own in the Bryce Harper sweepstakes. This rumor continues to persist as Harper remains unsigned well into spring training . Phillies fans have been practically guaranteed that they would finish the offseason with either Harper or Manny Machado , who signed a 10-year, $300 million deal with the Padres that general manager Matt Klentak said " exceed our valuation " of the superstar infielder. (more...)
When Will The Duke Basketball Star Return To The Court? When Will The Duke Basketball Star Return To The Court?
- February 26, 2019

For Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim, the NCAA Tournament doesn't even register as he tries to cope with a fatal accident that occurred with him at the wheel. The Syracuse defense weathered Duke's offensive attack the best they could, for as long as they could. It gave Duke a 61-56 lead and sparked a 7-0 run that forced Syracuse Coach Jim Boeheim to call a timeout as his team's deficit grew to nine. (more...)
Petra Kvitova battles into second Dubai final Petra Kvitova battles into second Dubai final
- February 26, 2019

Petra had some tough matches in the last seven days but she would always do enough to cross the finish line, reaching the third final of the season where she couldn't deal with deep and powerful strokes of her younger opponent, losing serve five times. (more...)
Rory McIlroy has the opening round lead in Mexico Rory McIlroy has the opening round lead in Mexico
- February 26, 2019

Fourth-ranked Justin Thomas holed out from 51 feet for an eagle on the 15th hole en route to a 66 and is in a tie for third with Matt Kuchar , who made his only bogey while finishing at No. "I was trying to cut it and I pulled it across and hit it dead off the toe", he said of his opening tee shot. After missing the cut in three of his last four tournaments, Kiradech enjoyed a solid start with birdies on one, two, six and 11. (more...)
In 8 hours Solskjaer: Man Utd will have Man City support today In 8 hours Solskjaer: Man Utd will have Man City support today
- February 25, 2019

The medical staff were rather less busy in the second half and that allowed Liverpool to increase the pressure, generally dominating against a United effectively playing with 10 men due to Marcus Rashford struggling with a knock. What does it mean? Up against Mohamed Salah, United supporters would have had every reason to be a little anxious, but Luke Shaw produced an exceptional defensive display against him. (more...)
Hamilton not anxious by Ferrari pace Hamilton not anxious by Ferrari pace
- February 24, 2019

He is replacing Kimi Raikkonen, who was the last man to win a drivers' title with Ferrari in 2007. "We have work to do, but it's a good feeling in the sense that it feels like there is potential", said the Finn. Mercedes, victor of both titles for the past five years, has also been pounding out the mileage without setting any eye-catching times. "This is going to be the most challenging year, I think, of our partnership". (more...)
Wales captain Jones confident more to come against England Wales captain Jones confident more to come against England
- February 24, 2019

Each of the last five meetings between the two in the Six Nations have been won by England , but the most recent four of those triumphs have been by a margin smaller than that of a converted try. "They watched a play about Ray Gravell - I remember watching him play - a really good player". England were leading 13-9 after a first-half Tom Curry try and looked set to make it three wins in a row before the hosts turned the match, and possibly the championship, with a relentless attack that ... (more...)
Chelsea Receives Two-Transfer Window Ban By FIFA Chelsea Receives Two-Transfer Window Ban By FIFA
- February 23, 2019

It's claimed that Chelsea could now offer players over the age of 30 longer than a one-year extension, through necessity more than anything. The player was not registered with the FA and reports claim Federation Internationale de Football Association believed Chelsea misled them over dates concerning the signing of Traore's first professional contract. (more...)
Broncos won't receive any 2019 compensatory National Football League draft picks Broncos won't receive any 2019 compensatory National Football League draft picks
- February 23, 2019

Players who are released do not qualify. It begins Thursday, April 25, and runs through Saturday, April 27. The Ravens also have two fourth-round picks - including one they recently acquired from the Denver Broncos in their pending trade for quarterback Joe Flacco - one fifth-round pick and two sixth-round picks. (more...)
She Needs Time: Kvitova, Halep on Osaka's Early Exit from Dubai Open She Needs Time: Kvitova, Halep on Osaka's Early Exit from Dubai Open
- February 23, 2019

For sure is going to play some good tennis . Second-seeded Petra Kvitova had no such problems, winning the last eight games to oust Viktoria Kuzmova 6-4 6-0 to book her spot in the last four. It was really hard to kind of find a way with it. Hsieh, who has also beaten top players like Simona Halep and Garbine Muguruza in the past, says she will continue to fight hard for good results. (more...)
How German Newspaper Bild Rated Liverpool And Bayern Munich Players How German Newspaper Bild Rated Liverpool And Bayern Munich Players
- February 21, 2019

He also had another opportunity which he fashioned for himself in the second half, albeit tougher than the ones he failed to convert in the first. Our Bavarian friends came, their fans sang their way through the game...their fans protested about ticket prices. (more...)
Brown trade requires 'significant compensation — Steelers GM Brown trade requires 'significant compensation — Steelers GM
- February 21, 2019

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert announced Wednesday that the team does not intend to use its franchise or transition tag on running back Le'Veon Bell, according to ESPN's Jeremy Fowler . As of March 13, the first day of the new league year, Bell will hit free agency for the first time in his career. If Bell signs a deal in the same range as Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley (4 years, $60 million), the Steelers will likely receive a third-round compensatory pick in ... (more...)
Tyson Fury agrees lucrative deal to be co-promoted by Top Rank Tyson Fury agrees lucrative deal to be co-promoted by Top Rank
- February 20, 2019

BRITISH heavyweight Tyson Fury has signed a deal with a United States network worth a reported £80m. "By partnering up with ESPN and Top Rank in America, we're giving Tyson the opportunity to perform on the biggest and most powerful platforms on both sides of the Atlantic and become a truly global star", explained Warren. (more...)
Indian government intensifies retaliatory threats against Pakistan Indian government intensifies retaliatory threats against Pakistan
- February 20, 2019

According to the police sources, one of them is confirmed to be a Pakistani, identification of second awaited. Pakistan violated ceasefire in Poonch sector , Kashmir district last night. "We are too small to discuss what needs to be done - there are big people sitting in power who can take a call", he said. It has revoked Pakistan's Most Favoured Nation trading status, raised customs duties to 200% and vowed to isolate it in the global community. (more...)