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Champions league draw: Liverpool face Bayern Munich, Man Utd take on PSG Champions league draw: Liverpool face Bayern Munich, Man Utd take on PSG
- December 18, 2018

In other ties, Serie A champions Juventus face Europa League winners Atletico Madrid and Barcelona take on Olympique Lyonnais, while AS Roma face Porto. "Lyon will not be easy, as they have been able to compete for top-spot in the group stages at Manchester City ", Valverde added. At the start of the season, I tipped Manchester City to win the Champions League and nothing has happened to change my view. (more...)
Wijnaldum points to confidence Alisson gives Liverpool team-mates Wijnaldum points to confidence Alisson gives Liverpool team-mates
- December 15, 2018

Ulterior theories began floating around that the lack of emotion proves the Egyptian won't be satisfied until he and the Reds go one better than previous year. Pochettino will be alive to possibilities in the January window, having signed nobody last summer, but he suggested he was as concerned to move on players who are on the fringes of the squad. (more...)
Laurent Koscielny Recovered In Good Time - Unai Emery Laurent Koscielny Recovered In Good Time - Unai Emery
- December 15, 2018

The 17-year-old winger was a surprise inclusion and made history by becoming the first player born in the 21st century to start a game for the Gunners. "It was very important to keep our unbeaten run going for the confidence and now we start a big challenge ahead of Christmas". "We are going to look also if he can play 90 minutes or less minutes in this game [against Qarabag]", Emery said. (more...)
Dwyane Wade Gifts Josh Hart Game-Worn Shoes With Personal Message Dwyane Wade Gifts Josh Hart Game-Worn Shoes With Personal Message
- December 14, 2018

LeBron James paid tribute to close friend Dwyane Wade as the Lakers forward came out on top Monday in the pair's final National Basketball Association meeting. Wade said it was because James knew him so well and had his number. Unless we figure this thing out and we go to the Finals, this is the holy grail for me. (more...)
Xhaka delighted with 'perfect week' for Gunners Xhaka delighted with 'perfect week' for Gunners
- December 14, 2018

Speaking to Sky Sports , Wagner said: "It's mixed emotions to be totally honest, we wanted to test ourselves to see if we can perform as we have in recent weeks and I think the players have done that". "But we have players", he said. Five Arsenal players received cautions and three of them - Xhaka, Mustafi and Guendouzi - were rightly booked for diving. (more...)
This is what you Googled the most in 2018
- December 13, 2018

Google has released its annual list of the most searched-for terms on its platform, with the 2018 FIFA World Cup topping the list. "We searched for good news of championships, medal counts and royal weddings , and sought out bright spots throughout the year", Rogers wrote. (more...)
Manchester City will not be banned from European competition Manchester City will not be banned from European competition
- December 13, 2018

UEFA, who fined City nearly £50million and imposed further squad and spending limits on the club for breaching FFP in 2014, has since been considering its options in light of these fresh allegations, which City have consistently denied. City boss Pep Guardiola confirmed the news on Friday, stating: "Both can not play". "In these sort of games of course we want to win but I'm more focused on our behaviour". (more...)
Manchester United Want Spurs Boss Pochettino Manchester United Want Spurs Boss Pochettino
- December 13, 2018

And even more rare that the Reds would be looking all the way down to the mid-table at Manchester United , at least in the Premier League era. "You can't be doing this, he's their best player". One of them says something in the media and the other one giving a cryptic message in return on social media. The Italian side is travelling to Russian Federation to play bottom-placed BSC Young Boys. (more...)
Ex-MLB players Luis Valbuena, Jose Castillo die in Venezuela car crash Ex-MLB players Luis Valbuena, Jose Castillo die in Venezuela car crash
- December 10, 2018

Authorities said their auto went to the opposite side of the road while trying to avoid a sliding rock. In 2015, Valbuena played a pivotal role for the Astros in reaching the postseason as a wild card team. 'Our thoughts and prayers are with their loved ones during this time of grief'. In an 11-year major league career, he batted.226 with a.310 on-base percentage, a.394 slugging percentage, 114 homers and 367 RBIs in 1,011 games. (more...)
Spain braces for some 500 violent fans for Copa Libertadores Spain braces for some 500 violent fans for Copa Libertadores
- December 10, 2018

CONMEBOL, South America's football federation, chose to rearrange the game , controversially moving it from Argentina to Spain amid fears of further fan violence. He just can't have communication with the team or offer instructions. Martinez ran the ball into the empty net and River's substitutes and staff all poured onto the pitch to begin the celebrations. (more...)
Talks 'intensifying' between Red Sox, Nathan Eovaldi Talks 'intensifying' between Red Sox, Nathan Eovaldi
- December 10, 2018

If he can give them that kind of regular season production combined with a good playoff performance, he'll easily justify the $17 million plus he'll make next year. But Eovaldi wasn't done there, he came up big in the World Series against the Dodgers. The largest contract given to a pitcher with two Tommy John surgeries is believed to be the three-year, $38-million deal given last winter by the Chicago Cubs to Tyler Chatwood, three years removed from his second. (more...)
Frenkie de Jong issues statement ahead of January transfer window Frenkie de Jong issues statement ahead of January transfer window
- December 09, 2018

While De Jong is focused on helping Ajax win their first Eredivisie title since 2014, the Netherlands global revealed his admiration for City boss Pep Guardiola and his style of football. "But I am not sure". In an interview with The Guardian on Thursday, De Jong admitted he is uncertain over where his future lies. On the ongoing speculation, De Jong added: "I don't pay attention to it". (more...)
Trump golf club employs undocumented workers Trump golf club employs undocumented workers
- December 09, 2018

He says that she believes that Trump's comments may have emboldened a supervisor at the resort to verbally abusing workers, calling them "stupid illegal immigrants". Trump has railed against undocumented workers and called for companies to screen employees more carefully. "Any person who runs for any elected office should immediately sign up for E-Verify for any employee situation they have, whether they're running their own businesses, whether they're hiring labor at home, whatever it is, ... (more...)
3rd team enters Bucks’ trade with Cavs, sending Sam Dekker to Wizards 3rd team enters Bucks’ trade with Cavs, sending Sam Dekker to Wizards
- December 09, 2018

Smith ends up with the Bucks in the trade, which sent George Hill to Milwaukee and Matthew Dellavedova back to Cleveland along with John Henson and future draft picks. Dellavedova may not be Sexton's tutor, but as a sparring partner, his intensity will only make the 19-year-old Sexton better. The undersized point guard averaged 5.7 points and 3.4 assists per game during his three seasons in Cleveland, including an epic 2015 Finals performance that saw him score 20 points in Game 3 ... (more...)
Jose Mourinho: Manchester United boss happy at club, says agent Jose Mourinho: Manchester United boss happy at club, says agent
- December 08, 2018

José Mourinho admits he can not afford to play Fred, the fourth most expensive player in Manchester United's history, unless his team becomes tighter defensively. Do you think Ozil should go straight back into the line-up? "[Being consistently in the top four] is not easy because there's Arsenal, Chelsea , Liverpool , City, United, and now Everton and Leicester or different teams that are in our level of investment", he said . (more...)
India's pace hype faces stern Australia test India's pace hype faces stern Australia test
- December 07, 2018

He has made some adjustments which have helped him. "I don't think it's going to play a massive part in this game". The row saw the India threaten to pull out of the tour and on appeal the ban was lifted and the charge downgraded to abusive language, leaving relations between the teams tense. (more...)
Apologetic Pickford: Merseyside derby clanger won’t affect me Apologetic Pickford: Merseyside derby clanger won’t affect me
- December 06, 2018

Silva said he was proud of his players and refused to apportion any blame to Pickford. Alisson , who had earlier brilliantly denied Andre Gomes, cleared a free-kick as far as Virgil van Dijk, whose skewed long-range effort appeared to be heading for the top of the crossbar, only for Pickford to inexplicably palm it back into the air, the ball then bouncing off the bar and into the path of Origi, who had the simple task of nodding into an empty net. (more...)
Redskins have 'discussed' bringing in Kaepernick: Coach Redskins have 'discussed' bringing in Kaepernick: Coach
- December 06, 2018

Following a season-ending injury to quarterback Colt McCoy in Monday night's 28-13 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles , Washington is now expected to sign Josh Johnson . Gruden said McCoy had surgery Tuesday but would not go on injured reserve immediately because there is a chance he might be able to return before the season ends. (more...)
Australia v India in the first Test at Adelaide Oval Australia v India in the first Test at Adelaide Oval
- December 06, 2018

Throw in Australia being without Smith and Warner, and it points to India starting as overwhelming favourites. "We know the talent Mitch has, we know most likely at some stage in this series we'll need him". Should an extra option be needed, Paine can call on the part-time off-spin of Travis Head. "That's why I feel that India have got a big chance because they are a settled unit and they will be confident". (more...)
XFL Houston franchise to play at TDECU stadium in 2020 XFL Houston franchise to play at TDECU stadium in 2020
- December 06, 2018

Team names, logos, colors, and players will be announced in the coming weeks and months. They had various officials from the cities appear and hype their involvement in the new XFL. He also said they've taken input from fans and some of their best ideas have come from them. It was revived this year by Vince McMahon and plans to start again in Spring 2020. (more...)
Female Footballer Wins Historic Award, Is Promptly Asked If She Can Twerk Female Footballer Wins Historic Award, Is Promptly Asked If She Can Twerk
- December 05, 2018

Hegerberg told BBC Sport she "didn't consider it sexual harassment ", but the charity Women in Sport has told HuffPost UK members were "extremely disappointed" by Solveig's behaviour. She then was pulled in to a slow dance with Solveig who twirled her in front of the crowd, during which Hegerberg was visibly uncomfortable. The prolific striker has abstained from playing for Norway's national team since 2017 because of the country's treatment of its women's national team. (more...)
Urban Meyer retiring after the Rose Bowl Urban Meyer retiring after the Rose Bowl
- December 05, 2018

Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer is set to announce his retirement at a press conference Tuesday, the school announced. The Buckeyes will play in the Rose Bowl against Washington on New Year's Day - Meyer's coaching finale. (more...)
McCarthy Firing From Packers As Much About Culture As Performance McCarthy Firing From Packers As Much About Culture As Performance
- December 03, 2018

In 13 seasons with Green Bay, he reached the playoffs nine times, finished with a 127-77-2 record and won a Super Bowl. As for McCarthy, he could land in Cleveland with former Packers scout John Dorsey (they are not tight, but they are friends), and the Jets could want the guy who coached Brett Favre at the end and Aaron Rodgers at the beginning to mentor Sam Darnold. (more...)
Ramsey contract situation 'closed', says Arsenal boss Emery Ramsey contract situation 'closed', says Arsenal boss Emery
- December 03, 2018

Arsenal beat Tottenham 4-2 at the Emirates after coming from 2-1 down in the second half for arguably the biggest statement win of Emery's short reign at the club. On the other hand, Mesut Ozil missed the sensational victory as he was dropped from the team due to some fitness issues. But Emery said he didn't know when Ozil started struggling with the problem this week, or whether he was even at the Emirates to watch the game. (more...)
Toronto Raptors Kawhi Leonard's New Balance deal sparks tweetstorm Toronto Raptors Kawhi Leonard's New Balance deal sparks tweetstorm
- December 02, 2018

Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard turned down an extension with Jordan Brand earlier this year, which allowed him to become a sneaker free agent. It is unclear if he will have a signature shoe, but he will be the highest-profile player New Balance has on its roster. (more...)
Liverpool Boss Could Be Banned For His Comments Liverpool Boss Could Be Banned For His Comments
- December 02, 2018

However, stunning performance from the home side ensured that the Parisians are still in with a very good chance to make it into the next round of the elite tournament. We fixed that, kind of, and it always happens that the first step is it costs you a bit of fluency and creativity. We have a good mentality too and we work hard every week. (more...)
Michael Clarke hits out over ball tampering blame claim Michael Clarke hits out over ball tampering blame claim
- December 01, 2018

R Ashwin concedes that the conditions in Australia will be very different and that it will be hard to run through the opposition. It's nice to have Davey in and Steve had a hit yesterday, I had breakfast with him on Monday morning and I caught up with Davey for a couple of hours that afternoon as well. (more...)
Cameroon stripped of 2019 African Cup of Nations in June Cameroon stripped of 2019 African Cup of Nations in June
- December 01, 2018

Earlier, the executive committee of CAF are to meet in the Ghanaian capital Accra on the sidelines of the Africa Women's Cup of Nations tournament, an official of the Cairo-based told AFP. This will be the second time in recent memory that CAF has stripped a country of hosting rights of a continental tournament. Those preparations have been criticized regularly since Cameroon won the right to host in 2014, but gained momentum in September when CAF, which had previously been unwilling to ... (more...)
Did LeBron James Just Reveal Where His Son Will Play College Basketball? Did LeBron James Just Reveal Where His Son Will Play College Basketball?
- December 01, 2018

It hasn't been framed this way but that's what he has been doing increasingly as the season has aged, and especially after Rajon Rondo went down because of a broken hand. LeBron James was held to a season-low 14 points on the night and McGee didn't fare much better as he scored just 2 points in 16 minutes in the loss. He's playing the fewest minutes per game in his career, and he is learning to delegate responsibility for ball-handling and big shots. (more...)
Chiefs' Kareem Hunt sent home after assault video release Chiefs' Kareem Hunt sent home after assault video release
- December 01, 2018

The video shows things could have been much worse, as Hunt appeared to try to charge at the woman multiple times but was held back. That would mean he would miss Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders. Police were called to the scene but no arrests were made that night because officers say they were unable to determine if a crime has been committed, TMZ reported , citing police reports . (more...)
Maurizio Sarri Has One-On-One Meetings Following Loss To Spurs Maurizio Sarri Has One-On-One Meetings Following Loss To Spurs
- November 30, 2018

Jorginho has been used in a holding role in the Chelsea FC team, resulting in Kante being pushed further up the pitch to play in a more advanced position in Sarri's team. "Maybe it's only a question of time, but Kante has to stay near to Jorginho, especially when the ball is on the other side". "I think N'Golo can play in every position in midfield", Giroud said. (more...)
Champions League roundup: Messi's spectacular solo goal helps Barça through Champions League roundup: Messi's spectacular solo goal helps Barça through
- November 30, 2018

PSV unlucky not to go into the break at least one goal in front after twice hitting the frame of the goal. He overtakes long-time rival Ronaldo who bagged 105 UCL goals for Real Madrid between 2009 to 2018, before leaving for Juventus in the summer. (more...)
North Carolina hiring Mack Brown as head coach North Carolina hiring Mack Brown as head coach
- November 28, 2018

According to the report , the decision to hire Brown will be announced on Tuesday as the 67-year-old starts putting together a coaching staff. Brown, of course, coached North Carolina for 10 seasons in the 1980s and 1990s. Brown parted ways with Texas following the 2013 season after the Longhorns failed to reach 10 wins in each of his final four seasons. Fedora did wear out his welcome in Chapel Hill, NC, hence the move to bring someone aboard like Brown. (more...)
Manchester United's Victor Lindelof misses training ahead of Young Boys clash Manchester United's Victor Lindelof misses training ahead of Young Boys clash
- November 28, 2018

Do I prefer to play tomorrow at Young Boys here or go to Bern I would say immediately to play at home. Traffic problems in Manchester also delayed the team's arrival at Old Trafford ahead of the defeat to Juventus . Meanwhile, Luke Shaw assured supporters the players are committed to helping the club recover from their poor start to the season after Mourinho accused the dressing room of lacking heart and desire after Saturday's draw. (more...)
Tom Brady Was Every Michigan Fan Reacting To Humiliating Ohio State Loss Tom Brady Was Every Michigan Fan Reacting To Humiliating Ohio State Loss
- November 28, 2018

Ohio State the only thing that matters? "Motivated to come back and make darn sure it doesn't happen again", Harbaugh said. The Sooners will take on the Longhorns in the Big 12 Championship game at 11 a.m. Shea Patterson passed for 187 yards and three touchdowns for MI. "And from a school that maybe is a historical '(have)-not" compared with a historical "have, ' I like that you have every opportunity to win your way into the discussion". (more...)
Jose Mourinho - Manchester United need to handle pressure at home matches Jose Mourinho - Manchester United need to handle pressure at home matches
- November 27, 2018

A story in The Mirror states United will bid in excess of £50m for the West Ham forward during the upcoming January transfer window, having previously opted against making a bid for the player in the summer. And while Shaw conceded results like that were not helping their cause he maintained there is a hunger in the dressing room to prove him wrong, starting with a victory against Young Boys in the Champions League tonight. (more...)
Wallabies Axed Over Women In Hotel Room Wallabies Axed Over Women In Hotel Room
- November 26, 2018

Australia have strict rules in place that no guests are allowed back to players' rooms and the senior leadership group have deemed this to be unacceptable behaviour, according to reports. If we want to compete with the best, all the small short cuts have to be gone, on and off the field. His England counterpart and former Wallabies coach Eddie Jones suggested that things would be a lot better with the Wallabies if they introduced a centralised contract system that has served Six Nations ... (more...)
Copa Libertadores Final Gets Postponed Again Over Team Bus Attack Copa Libertadores Final Gets Postponed Again Over Team Bus Attack
- November 26, 2018

A fresh call to postpone the clash has raised doubts over when, how, where and in what conditions the game could be played, questions which have so far remained unanswered. Lawyer and politician Victoria Donda added: 'The Security Minister can't ensure the Boca Juniors squad reaches the Monumental stadium safely and she wants us to believe she's capable of organising the G20 summit'. (more...)
Reuben Foster left 49ers no choice but to release him Reuben Foster left 49ers no choice but to release him
- November 26, 2018

In response to his recent arrest, the San Francisco 49ers have cut ties with Foster effective immediately. The details are foggy, but it is believed Foster eventually turned violent slapping Ennis' phone from her hands, he pushed her in the chest, then slapped her with an open palm, on the right side of her face. (more...)
Here’s How UCF Makes The College Football Playoff Here’s How UCF Makes The College Football Playoff
- November 24, 2018

No. 9 UCF would likely head to the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl as the highest-ranked champion from a Group of 5 conference, which is guaranteed a spot in a New Year's Six Bowl, because it played in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl last year. The UCF Knights football team is undefeated, after beating Cincinnati in a primetime game at home Saturday, 38-13. As some are already noticing, those teams' inclusion in the playoff would lock out three Power Five conferences - which could be a problem for the ... (more...)
Three things we learned from UCF's 38-13 win over Cincinnati Three things we learned from UCF's 38-13 win over Cincinnati
- November 24, 2018

The title game is scheduled for December 1 at 3:30 p.m.at Spectrum Stadium . The Bearcats moved the ball better than the lopsided result suggests, finishing with 252 yards rushing. Despite the struggles on the ground, UCF managed to score at least 30 points for the 23rd consecutive game. UCF certainly made its case once again, winning its 23rd straight game while clinching the American Athletic Conference East division and home-field advantage in the conference championship game ... (more...)
Pep Guardiola says Manchester City will make no signings in January Pep Guardiola says Manchester City will make no signings in January
- November 24, 2018

It was a busy summer transfer window in the Premier League as most of the top teams brought in significant reinforcements ahead of the start of the new campaign. They make it hard and they're a good team. "It's a bit odd every three weeks going away on global duty - every team has to deal with the same, but obviously us being a top team the majority of our squad goes away and it's not as easy". (more...)
Duke Loses Its Unbeatable Mystique In Loss To Gonzaga Duke Loses Its Unbeatable Mystique In Loss To Gonzaga
- November 24, 2018

But in the second half, Ohio State went on a 21-3 run that sealed the win. Bryce Brown scored 26 points, Jared Harper added 25 and No. 8 Auburn outlasted Xavier 88-79 in overtime to open the Maui Invitational. Gonzaga secured the win by blocking four shots in the final 46 seconds, including Brandon Clarke's rejection of R.J. Barrett's drive on the final play. (more...)
ATP Finals: Dazzling Djokovic marches into final ATP Finals: Dazzling Djokovic marches into final
- November 24, 2018

Zverev served an ace before going on to close out the match moments later. "Firstly I want to congratulate Novak and we may never have seen the tennis he has played in the last few months before". I don't know, Paris or Wimbledon, whatever happened. "Even though it appears that everything is working, if it works, that you just need to maintain it, but sometimes it's really just things vary and you have to deal with these particular situations". (more...)
Warriors star Steph Curry's best assist came with him out vs. Thunder Warriors star Steph Curry's best assist came with him out vs. Thunder
- November 24, 2018

CHP told ABC7 that weather likely played a role in this accident. Despite the morning's events, Curry was able to make it to the Warriors' practice facility where his fellow teammates said he was "fine", according to an ESPN report . In his absence, combined with the loss of Draymond Green to an injured toe, the Warriors have stumbled badly going 1-4. Curry's representatives did not immediately respond to DailyMail.com's inquiries on Friday afternoon. (more...)
Jarryd Hayne Facing 20 Years In Prison Over Sexual Assault Claims Jarryd Hayne Facing 20 Years In Prison Over Sexual Assault Claims
- November 22, 2018

A complaint about the incident was first made to the NRL Integrity Unit , before it was referred to the sex crimes squad. It is the second sexual assault allegation levelled at the embattled rugby league player, who is now fighting a civil lawsuit in the United States over allegations he had non-consensual sex with a woman in December 2015, while he was in the U.S. (more...)
Kemba Walker drops 103 points in two games Kemba Walker drops 103 points in two games
- November 21, 2018

He finished with 15 points, four assists, two steals, and two blocks. Scoring 60 points in a game and getting the loss has got to be frustrating. Jimmy Butler is finding his way in the 76ers line-up. And he did just that on Monday night, with NBC Sports Boston's Brian Scalabrine reporting that the Celtics will insert Aron Baynes in the starting lineup in place of Gordon Hayward . (more...)
BCCI announce 12-man squad for 1st T20I against Australia BCCI announce 12-man squad for 1st T20I against Australia
- November 21, 2018

The flamboyant cricketer who represents the Mumbai Indians in the IPL was speaking on the sidelines of a function in the city on Tuesday. So they understand the conditions. "I've had a good time in Australia playing white-ball cricket". Right now, I am not thinking about it. For Australia , the preparations leading up to this series haven't been ideal. (more...)
Djokovic sets sights on 2019 after ‘phenomenal season’ Djokovic sets sights on 2019 after ‘phenomenal season’
- November 21, 2018

I mean, I will do everything I can to get better, to compete with them always". The boos that greeted his semi-final victory over Federer in London may have stung that little bit extra given Zverev's obvious deference to the great Swiss. (more...)
Redskins' Smith suffers gruesome injury in a 23-21 loss to Houston Redskins' Smith suffers gruesome injury in a 23-21 loss to Houston
- November 21, 2018

Smith's injury occurred 33 years to the day after former Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann's leg was broken on a sack by New York Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor during a nationally televised game. Redskins: Visit the Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day. Theismann admits Smith's gruesome injury brought back some very bad memories of his own unfortunate break. (more...)