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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...)
Pakistan 37-0 after set 176 to win first Test Pakistan 37-0 after set 176 to win first Test
- November 20, 2018

We know Pakistan have got good players of spin, but we kept chipping in there", left-armer Patel said. "The wicket was challenging and both teams had to fight hard, and certainly Pakistan had the upper-hand, but some of the characteristics we held very dear is the attitude to fight on". (more...)
F3 driver Sophia Floersch fractures her spine in horror crash F3 driver Sophia Floersch fractures her spine in horror crash
- November 20, 2018

Sunday's accident occurred during the Formula 3's Macau Grand Prix when Flörsch lost control of her Van Amersfoort vehicle at a speed of just under 280 kilometers per hour (174 miles per hour). The two photographers and the marshal, unfortunately, suffered more serious injuries and are now under observation. "Sophia was very close to Jehan Daruvala and as he braked early she had no time to react", he said. (more...)
Redskins to sign Mark Sanchez to be backup QB Redskins to sign Mark Sanchez to be backup QB
- November 20, 2018

Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith , middle, is injured as he's sacked by Houston Texans J.J. Watt, right, and Kareem Jackson on Sunday in Landover, Md. Redskins offensive coordinator Matt Cavanaugh was the quarterbacks coach with the New York Jets from 2009-12 while Sanchez was the starter. Sanchez's last start came in 2015, while McCoy's last start came in 2014. (more...)
Rajon Rondo of Los Angeles Lakers breaks hand, out 'a few weeks' Rajon Rondo of Los Angeles Lakers breaks hand, out 'a few weeks'
- November 18, 2018

Rondo - who is expected to miss the next 4-5 weeks - has been crucial to leading the Lakers' second unit, as he ranks second in the National Basketball Association in bench assists (5.6). The 32-year-old old is averaging 8.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, 6.5 assists and 1.2 steals in 25.3 minutes per contest. Until Rondo gets back, Lonzo Ball will likely see an increase in minutes individually, and this could also mean that the team will call up Alex Caruso - who is now on assignment with the ... (more...)
Golden State's Stephen Curry (ankle) out at least the next five games Golden State's Stephen Curry (ankle) out at least the next five games
- November 18, 2018

I'm going to live with that. The Golden State Warriors want Kevin Durant to stay beyond this season, as the future of their dynasty likely depends on their ability to keep the star forward in the Bay Area. By contrast, Anthony was the worst in both categories (111.0 defensive rating, minus-9.0 net rating). "That's not the point", said Lacob. But I think the way we've handle it as a team, the way Draymond is handling, the way KD is handling it has been nothing by professionalism and ... (more...)
What do Croatia need to win the UEFA Nations League? What do Croatia need to win the UEFA Nations League?
- November 18, 2018

The former Manchester United forward insists he's optimistic about England's future after bringing his worldwide career to a close. "To be around them and see how they have developed and see how Gareth is coaching them is great". Of course you're going to make mistakes. Rooney also laughed off suggestions he was envious of Sancho, saying he is looking forward to watching the Dortmund youngster spearhead a glorious era for the Three Lions. (more...)
Roger Federer beats Dominic Thiem at ATP Finals Roger Federer beats Dominic Thiem at ATP Finals
- November 18, 2018

Having slumped to a shock defeat by Kei Nishikori in the group opener, another defeat for Federer would have meant he would not advance from his group. "I love playing in London, always have, always will". "I'll do the same tomorrow because it worked", Federer said of deciding not to practice on Monday. (more...)
England's Jadon Sancho says playing with Wayne Rooney 'dream come true' England's Jadon Sancho says playing with Wayne Rooney 'dream come true'
- November 17, 2018

The match against U.S., the country in which Rooney now plies his trade, gave England fans the opportunity to show their appreciation for their country's record goalscorer and most-capped male outfield player. "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 confirmed. "Everyone in the dressing room has enjoyed it". (more...)
Rays ace Blake Snell wins the 2018 AL Cy Young Award Rays ace Blake Snell wins the 2018 AL Cy Young Award
- November 17, 2018

Perhaps no pitcher had ever been such a hard-luck loser. He also ended the year with 24 straight quality starts which is the longest single-season streak in Major League Baseball history. R.A. Dickey was the only other Met to win a Cy Young . Snell got 17 first-place votes and 169 points to 13 first-place votes and 154 points for Verlander. (more...)
ATP Finals: Alexander Zverev Completes Stunning Victory Over Marin Cilic ATP Finals: Alexander Zverev Completes Stunning Victory Over Marin Cilic
- November 17, 2018

The Serbian is back in business following an injury-hit few months which saw him enter Wimbledon in July ranked 21 in the world. And with a cloud hanging over Roger Federer , who was dreadfully out of sorts in losing to Kei Nishikori on Sunday evening, the path looks clear for Djokovic to move level with the Swiss on six titles. (more...)
Rams-Chiefs Mexico City Game At Risk Due To Poor Field Rams-Chiefs Mexico City Game At Risk Due To Poor Field
- November 16, 2018

The teams now will play each other at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, the Rams' home stadium. According to the press release, details on ticket reimbursement procedures will be announced in the days ahead. Soccer games as well as concerts at the stadium have left the field in complete mess and both teams are well aware of the conditions that await them. (more...)
Barcelona coach Valverde: Real Betis pressing too much for us Barcelona coach Valverde: Real Betis pressing too much for us
- November 15, 2018

Ernesto Valverde's side remain at the top of La Liga, one point ahead of Atletico Madrid and Alaves. I make assessments that are for the good of the team and I take everything into account when making them. The first came from 22-year-old Firpo in the 20th minute who finished with his right foot one-on-one against Sergi Roberto after a brilliant long-distance feed from William Carvalho. (more...)
LeVeon Bell Doesnt Report To Steelers Wont Play In 2018 LeVeon Bell Doesnt Report To Steelers Wont Play In 2018
- November 14, 2018

The unusual decision to sit out won't prevent Bell from becoming a free agent next spring, when the three-time Pro Bowler hopes to cash in with a contract that would make him the highest-paid back in the NFL . But this time , Bell didn't show up in September. James Conner will remain the starting running back of the Steelers. But Bell's commitment to carrying out his threat ultimately made it real, as he now has forfeited the entirety of that salary, along with some ancillary ... (more...)
Jose Mourinho is already making plans for the January transfer window Jose Mourinho is already making plans for the January transfer window
- November 14, 2018

Romelu Lukaku's problems up front, with four league goals, contrast with City's frontman Sergio Aguero, who tops the goal charts after he scored against United to take his tally to eight for the season. The 3-1 loss put the Red Devils 12 points behind City at the top of the table, equidistant to Cardiff City in 18th, and they now have a negative goal difference. (more...)