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Every Super Bowl Winner & MVP From Past 52 Years! Every Super Bowl Winner & MVP From Past 52 Years!
- February 04, 2019

The Rams, whose past two Super Bowl trips were representing St. Louis in 2000 and '02, have four players who have gotten to the big game. When is Super Bowl LIII? What time does the game start? Kickoff is set for around 6:30pm, and will be televised on CBS. (more...)
Neville and Scholes react to Martial's new contract at Manchester United Neville and Scholes react to Martial's new contract at Manchester United
- February 03, 2019

Solskjaer has reinvigorated the France forward's United career since replacing José Mourinho as manager in December. "He knows that I'd like him to do a couple more runs in behind, but I've not seen many players with the quick feet and the skills in the last third as he has so we're going to build his career and hopefully he'll grab the chance with both hands". (more...)
Pep Guardiola urges Manchester City to focus on themselves in title race Pep Guardiola urges Manchester City to focus on themselves in title race
- February 03, 2019

Emery would not rule out starting Suarez as the on-loan Barcelona midfielder returns to Manchester City , five-and-a-half years after leaving them for the Nou Camp. It's good, his adaption has been quick. "When it's an injury like that, the timing is first to be calm, the player [can be] with family and then have the operation". (more...)
Wade Wilson: NFL quarterback and former Dallas Cowboys coach dies Wade Wilson: NFL quarterback and former Dallas Cowboys coach dies
- February 03, 2019

He also carried 239 times for 1,025 yards with nine touchdowns. He also played for Atlanta, New Orleans, Dallas and Oakland before retiring in 1999. Wilson completed his career with a 75.6 quarterback rating on 1,391-of-2,428 passing for 17,283 yards. Wilson, who was primarily a backup to Tommy Kramer until 1987, led the NFC in quarterback rating in 1988 and made the Pro Bowl. (more...)
I'm Trying To Do Something Great - Maurizio Sarri Wants Chelsea Fan Patience I'm Trying To Do Something Great - Maurizio Sarri Wants Chelsea Fan Patience
- February 02, 2019

He was used to playing as an individual player. After a 2-0 defeat at Arsenal , the former Napoli boss slammed the mentality of his players. But not with that kind of reaction. It is unacceptable for Chelsea and we have to find the solutions. "Then, suddenly after the first goal , we were not able to play". Sarri stated that his star man should leave Chelsea if he desires a transfer elsewhere, though insisted he would like to keep him. (more...)
Liverpool to avoid punishment for selectively clearing snowy pitch vs. Leicester Liverpool to avoid punishment for selectively clearing snowy pitch vs. Leicester
- February 02, 2019

Not at all. Watching football in conditions cold enough to make an Eskimo's eyeballs freeze or a Geordie young woman wear a light jacket isn't particularly fun, especially when the Reds don't play well, but it was the general Anfield angst that made it a thoroughly unenjoyable evening. (more...)
Sam Adams Is Releasing a GOAT-inspired Tom Brady Beer Sam Adams Is Releasing a GOAT-inspired Tom Brady Beer
- February 02, 2019

Across the field will be a man twice his age with infinitely more experience on the game's greatest stage, with Bill Belichick leading the New England Patriots to the Super Bowl for the ninth time. I'm surprised as anybody that the Patriots are in the position once again, and I shouldn't be 'cause I know the team so well. "We weren't the best team in terms of skill set but we were the best team in terms of coming together". (more...)
McGregor and Nurmagomedov both suspended McGregor and Nurmagomedov both suspended
- February 01, 2019

Nurmagomedov's suspension can be lowered to six months if he delivers a public service announcement on anti-bullying to the commission. Nurmagomedov leapt over the Octagon fence to engage in a physical altercation with McGregor cornerman Dillon Danis . (more...)
LeBron James steps up comeback but unlikely to face Clippers LeBron James steps up comeback but unlikely to face Clippers
- February 01, 2019

Joel Embiid and the Sixers pick up their third win in the last 4 games against Javale McGee and the Lakers . On Wednesday, head coach Walton insisted that the Lakers' preparations have been organised with the idea that LeBron would not be healthy to play against the Clippers . (more...)
Lakers star (groin) reportedly ruled out vs. Clippers Lakers star (groin) reportedly ruled out vs. Clippers
- February 01, 2019

You might be asking, "Well, what about Golden State?", and you might be forgetting that one of their key players in Klay Thompson is approaching free agency and seems interested in joining the party with the team his dad once suited up for should they acquire Davis. (more...)
Michy Batshuayi agrees personal terms to join Crystal Palace from Chelsea Michy Batshuayi agrees personal terms to join Crystal Palace from Chelsea
- February 01, 2019

As things stand, it looks like Batshuayi will have to decide between Real Betis and West Ham. Batshuayi has been on loan at Valencia for the first half of the season, but after only managing 3 goals in 23 appearances for the club, is rumoured to be on his way back to Stamford Bridge early. (more...)
'Why not?' Djokovic, coach eye Nadal, Federer totals 'Why not?' Djokovic, coach eye Nadal, Federer totals
- January 31, 2019

Nadal , who would trail Federer by two if he wins his 18th Slam, could become the first man to claim a second career Grand Slam in the Open era. And Djokovic may have saved his best performance for the final, dismantling Nadal in just over two hours. (more...)
Kohli-less India go down meekly in Hamilton — Twitter Reactions Kohli-less India go down meekly in Hamilton — Twitter Reactions
- January 31, 2019

As they have humbled the hosts in the first three games of the five-match series, the remaining two matches are a dead rubber. Cricket, perhaps, didn't take too kindly to the humour. MS Dhoni would be back while Virat Kohli would fly back to India and take some welcome rest for the reminder of the ODI series and the following T20I series. (more...)
Could the Atlanta Hawks Help Facilitate an Anthony Davis Trade? Could the Atlanta Hawks Help Facilitate an Anthony Davis Trade?
- January 31, 2019

With the NBA Trade Deadline right around the corner, we knew this time period would be insane for the Lakers. Irving could earn roughly $80 million more with the Celtics this summer than elsewhere, but moving to Los Angeles and reuniting with LeBron may be tough to pass up, especially if Davis is part of the mix. (more...)
5 reasons New England Patriots will win Super Bowl 53 5 reasons New England Patriots will win Super Bowl 53
- January 31, 2019

Whether you're a Patriots' fan, partial to the Rams , or just tuning in for the commercials or the halftime show , here's everything you need to know to watch the 2019 Super Bowl . "The reality is I don't think many people thought I'd be playing like this, even though I had a great belief I would", Brady said Wednesday, via Reiss . (more...)
Arsenal 'make Ivan Perisic approach' Arsenal 'make Ivan Perisic approach'
- January 29, 2019

According to the same story, the World Cup finalist would be open to a move away from Inter Milan following three and a half seasons at the San Siro. "After that, it's an issue of looking after the club's financial interests". "It is normal that during the market we are talking about a player like Perisic, because he is a strong player that everyone would want in their team", he told reporters when asked about the Croatian's future. (more...)
Pelicans Rumors: Anthony Davis Requests Trade Pelicans Rumors: Anthony Davis Requests Trade
- January 29, 2019

The question is how much will the Knicks be willing to part with to acquire Davis. The NBA trade deadline is February 7. He's averaging 29.3 points, 13.3 rebounds, and 2.6 blocks per game as the most dominating big man in the National Basketball Association. (more...)
NZ succumbs as India wins series NZ succumbs as India wins series
- January 29, 2019

Willaimson was settling down well and had started to look unsafe but Yuzvendra Chahal and Pandya combined to end his stay in the middle. Rayudu was reported on January 13 for a suspect bowling action during India's first one-day global (ODI) of their series against Australia and the 33-year-old chose not to submit to a test of his action within the stipulated period of 14 days. (more...)
Herrera: Manchester United 'playing with no limits' under Solskjaer Herrera: Manchester United 'playing with no limits' under Solskjaer
- January 29, 2019

United now occupy six spot in the standings - 16 points behind table-toppers, Liverpool with 15 games left to be played in the 2018/19 Premier League campaign. Solskjaer has only been at Old Trafford for a few weeks but has overseen eight wins out of eight with two impressive ones over top four rivals Arsenal and Tottenham. (more...)
Top Tens For Scrivener And Herbert In Dubai Top Tens For Scrivener And Herbert In Dubai
- January 28, 2019

I'm swinging well, my body feels well. China's Li Haotong, who held the previous tournament record when he finished on 23-under en route to last year's title, was further behind in 12th place alongside four-time major victor Ernie Els, An Byeong-hun and Shane Lowry. (more...)
A fan poll on watching the 2019 Pro Bowl A fan poll on watching the 2019 Pro Bowl
- January 28, 2019

Kansas City's Patrick Mahomes completed an 18-yard touchdown pass to Indianapolis' Eric Ebron , and the AFC beat the NFC 26-7 in steady rain in the Pro Bowl on Sunday. Quarterback Philip Rivers was selected for the game but has decided not to play. The 2019 Pro Bowl is over and it was a brutal one. While those stats would be rather pedestrian in a normal game, the Pro Bowl is a rare exception. (more...)
Boy wins science fair proving Tom Brady's a cheater Boy wins science fair proving Tom Brady's a cheater
- January 27, 2019

To find out, Ace conducted an experiment in which he, his mother and his sister threw footballs of varying levels of inflation and made note of the average distances they traveled. Of course he included more than just that on his poster. Brady was ultimately suspended four games in 2016 for his role in a case that climbed all the way to a US federal appeals court. (more...)
Hazard explains the difference between Giroud and Chelsea new boy Higuain Hazard explains the difference between Giroud and Chelsea new boy Higuain
- January 27, 2019

Now 29, Hutchinson spoke of his slide into deep depression and revealed his experiences had helped him deal with his latest setback, having been jettisoned this season by former Wednesday manager Jos Luhukay. There are plenty of other narratives at play here. Portuguese midfielder Marco Matias said: Of course, everyone wants to play the big games and he (Hector) is sad for that. (more...)
Petra Kvitova feels a victor, despite Australian Open pain Petra Kvitova feels a victor, despite Australian Open pain
- January 27, 2019

Osaka became the first woman since Jennifer Capriati to win both of her first two Grand Slam finals. Naomi Osaka is just 21 years old, but she's already establishing herself as one of tennis' premiere players. The Czech said she had her chances against Osaka and the 2hr 27min final hinged on a few key moments. There was speculation Osaka couldn't let herself enjoy the moment, still kicking herself that she nearly let the match slip through her fingers in her second set meltdown. (more...)
Djokovic sets up blockbuster Australian Open final with Nadal Djokovic sets up blockbuster Australian Open final with Nadal
- January 26, 2019

The last time Djokovic faced Nadal, who has won 17 Grand Slam titles, at the Rod Laver Arena, the Serb won a five-hour-53-minute epic at the 2012 tournament, the longest Grand Slam final on record. The two have never met in any global competition and there is a wide gap of 30 ranking spots between the 14-time Grand Slam champion and the first-time Major semi-finalist. (more...)
Australian Open Glance: A look at the women's final Australian Open Glance: A look at the women's final
- January 26, 2019

Kvitova is playing in her first slam final outside of Wimbledon, and said of facing Osaka: 'Definitely I need to play my best tennis. Whatever happens, I'm very, very happy. With her game Kvitova is always a threat, but in the semi-final she will come up against a player that has cut reputations down to size throughout the tournament. (more...)
Chelsea beat Tottenham 4-2 on penalties to reach League Cup final Chelsea beat Tottenham 4-2 on penalties to reach League Cup final
- January 26, 2019

The Blues carried a 1-0 deficit into the second leg of the semi-final at Stamford Bridge but goals from N'Golo Kante and Hazard were their reward for a stirring first-half display. "They've a decent excuse in terms of that". "Let's be honest, Sarri hasn't particularly won everybody over at Chelsea yet and we know how gung-ho the owner is so you have to be very careful, especially with such influential players". (more...)
Edmonton Oilers fire general manager Peter Chiarelli Edmonton Oilers fire general manager Peter Chiarelli
- January 25, 2019

Chiarelli was hired as president of hockey operations and general manager in April 2015. With the exception of a throwaway line ("there's something in the water here in Edmonton that we don't have right") that ended up on a t-shirt within 30 minutes, Nicholson negotiated the rapids created by the gathered media in a professional manner. (more...)
Monaco sack Thierry Henry with club mired in relegation zone Monaco sack Thierry Henry with club mired in relegation zone
- January 25, 2019

Assistant Franck Passi will take over in the meantime, with previous manager Leonardo Jardim being tipped for a surprise full-time return . Jardim led Monaco to the French title - beating Paris Saint-Germain by eight points - and the Champions League semifinals in 2017. (more...)
Raptors' Leonard voted starter for National Basketball Association all-star game Raptors' Leonard voted starter for National Basketball Association all-star game
- January 25, 2019

Why did Wade not get voted in as a starter despite having the second-most fan votes among East guards behind only Irving? LeBron James , Kevin Durant , Paul George , Stephen Curry and James Harden will start for the Western Conference. (more...)
Manchester City in cruise control at Huddersfield, Spurs pip Fulham Manchester City in cruise control at Huddersfield, Spurs pip Fulham
- January 24, 2019

As heavy favourites as Man City were, there are no easy matches in the Premier League whatsoever, and they couldn't afford to drop any points whatsoever against Huddersfield , as they aim to keep up with Liverpool at the top of the table. (more...)
'Angry' Sarri is happy to risk berating players over tepid display 'Angry' Sarri is happy to risk berating players over tepid display
- January 23, 2019

Sources have told ESPN FC that Sarri gathered his Chelsea squad together prior to Monday's training session at Cobham to discuss the Arsenal defeat. "The first idea today we were speaking (about) was we needed to run to recover the ball quickly". The majority of us will vent our frustrations in private and focus on supporting the team in public, but there's always a handful who feel it necessary to lose their heads and utilise their frustration in attempt to bag themselves their five ... (more...)
Anthony Martial close to new Manchester United contract after breakthrough in negotiations Anthony Martial close to new Manchester United contract after breakthrough in negotiations
- January 23, 2019

Those players are now performing at the kind of levels expected of them, helping Solskjaer start life at the helm with a record-breaking six wins in all competitions. On The Football Spin, Paddy McKenna and Dion Fanning are joined by Nooruddean Choudry to discuss Rashford's form, Solskjaer's role in it and how could it have reached the point previous year that people were talking about Rashford leaving Manchester United? Beginning of the second half, we should have scored one or two goals, ... (more...)
Serena Williams comes through Simona Halep battle to reach last eight Serena Williams comes through Simona Halep battle to reach last eight
- January 23, 2019

You did so well". Williams told Yastremska as much in the locker room afterward. Serena's moving a lot better this year, but I still think that's where she can hurt Serena, especially moving to her right. Against a slower Venus, she was aggressive and swift and took her chances, unlike the first two rounds. "I playing against a great champion". But Serena Williams was still left feeling embarrassed as she accidentally walked out on court ahead of Simona Halep at the Australian Open when ... (more...)
Local delight as Barty knocks out Sharapova, Collins routs Kerber Local delight as Barty knocks out Sharapova, Collins routs Kerber
- January 23, 2019

No Aussie woman has won it in 41 years. When she came home , Barty made a decision to push on with her career and moved from Ipswich , in Queensland, to Melbourne. "I feel like I came back a better person on and off the court, a better tennis player". Kvitova wanted no part of another loss to Anisimova, who beat her previous year at Indian Wells and was the youngest American since Jennifer Capriati in 1993 to make it this far at Melbourne Park. (more...)
"Not Mentally Ready" Higuain Dropped By Milan As Chelsea Move Looms
- January 22, 2019

West Ham have missed out on one of their top targets from this transfer window as Genoa striker Krzysztof Piatek has instead agreed to join AC Milan . Maurizio Sarri didn't mince his words after Saturday evening's 2-0 loss to Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium. Although it is early, it appears that very same problem is starting to creep into Chelsea's performances after a blistering start that saw the club keep pace with the Premier League's title challengers. (more...)
National Football League releases 2019 global schedule, no Steelers in sight National Football League releases 2019 global schedule, no Steelers in sight
- January 22, 2019

Super Bowl finalists the Los Angeles Rams will feature in one of four National Football League games to be played in London in 2019. The Chiefs had been scheduled to face the Rams at Estadio Azteca this season but poor field conditions saw the game moved back to Los Angeles. (more...)
Roger Federer realistic over tennis' up-and-comers Roger Federer realistic over tennis' up-and-comers
- January 21, 2019

Federer may well have closed out the second set of his match against Tsitsipas a few years ago and while his backhand lacks the punch that allowed him to sweep back to the top of the game in wonderfully unexpected fashion in 2017, this sporting genius should dare to believe he has one more glorious moment left to cherish. (more...)
Arsenal revive top-four hopes with win over Chelsea Arsenal revive top-four hopes with win over Chelsea
- January 21, 2019

Despite his anger after the Arsenal loss, Sarri did not cancel a scheduled day off for his players on Sunday and he is optimistic that publicly criticising his squad will not backfire in the way it has for previous Chelsea coaches. "But what we need to become is a team capable of adapting, a team that can perhaps suffer for 10 to 15 minutes during the game but then play our own football ". (more...)
Sharapova claims underdog status against Wozniacki Sharapova claims underdog status against Wozniacki
- January 21, 2019

The world No.240 is already assured of a surge into the top 160 after her Open charge. Wozniacki said she endeavoured to maintain an attacking edge to her game. She loves playing here, loves everything about this tournament. "But, yeah, despite all those changes, I thought I played well". Larsson served to take the opening game of the second set, in which she showed some more resistance, but her unforced error count (26-12) proved costly. (more...)
Simona Halep knows she's No
- January 20, 2019

But since then Halep has won her first Grand Slam title, having triumphed at last year's French Open. Williams came into the match with a 3-2 record against the Romanian, but the last of those wins was back in 2013. It was very hot conditions so I was struggling a little. Changing pace and direction, using drop shots and with wonderful disguise on her ground strokes, Hsieh stunned Halep and Muguruza in grand slams past year. (more...)
Former New Orleans Pelican DeMarcus Cousins Returns to the National Basketball Association Former New Orleans Pelican DeMarcus Cousins Returns to the National Basketball Association
- January 20, 2019

Durant has also made five-plus treys in back-to-back games for the first time this season, and his blocks are back on the rise with at least one in every game in 2019. He's shooting 49.1 percent from the field and 45.6 percent from 3-point range. He's used to having the ball in his hands an bad lot. "We're not going to drink our own Kool-Aid in terms of understanding that just because he's back, it's a totally different team", Curry said. (more...)
West Ham open to selling Arnautovic if price is right West Ham open to selling Arnautovic if price is right
- January 20, 2019

West Ham United could turn to Maxi Gomez if Marko Arnautovic leaves West Ham United for China in the January transfer window. With Bournemouth desperate to secure their first league victory in nearly a month, Artur Boruc started in goal ahead of Asmir Begovic while West Ham left unsettled striker Marko Arnautovic, who has been linked with a big-money move to China, out of their squad. (more...)
Australian Open: Kei Nishikori progresses after Kamil Majchrzak retires Australian Open: Kei Nishikori progresses after Kamil Majchrzak retires
- January 20, 2019

The 73rd-ranked Croatian slammed eight aces over his first four service games at Margaret Court Arena, but the 29-year-old Nishikori wrapped up the opening set in under 30 minutes, breaking his opponent's serve to take a 5-3 lead before closing the stanza with decisive service game topped with a forehand victor on set point. (more...)
Chelsea's Olivier Giroud It's hard to sit on the bench Chelsea's Olivier Giroud It's hard to sit on the bench
- January 19, 2019

And I know very well where I want to go. "He moved the ball a little bit [slower] than before, but I think that it's normal". It was very good for me. "I think Emery has settled well in the club, the players like him, the way they are training, his philosophy of the game", Giroud told ESPN . "He basically built this club - if you take the different teams that used to train under Wenger, there were some unbelievable teams". (more...)
‘Can Bat Wherever Team Needs Me To’: Man of the Series Dhoni ‘Can Bat Wherever Team Needs Me To’: Man of the Series Dhoni
- January 19, 2019

Srikkanth backs Dhoni: Former Indian opening batsman wants the selectors to pick MS Dhoni in India's World Cup team. We are pretty happy with the batting combination that we had in Adelaide. "The No.4 position, again, has been a sort of an area which we want solidified", he said. But as long as you are doing well as a batting unit, it keeps you going as a team. (more...)
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer praises striker Romelu Lukaku ahead of Brighton game Ole Gunnar Solskjaer praises striker Romelu Lukaku ahead of Brighton game
- January 19, 2019

Midfielder Marouane Fellaini is ruled out of contention for a starting berth for the next month with a calf injury, amidst speculation the Belgian is due to leave in a £15 million move this month. "I always want to keep trying to achieve, keep trying to achieve, keep trying to get better and I just love this game so much that nothing's ever going to take me away from it". (more...)
Serena Williams rolls over fellow mom Tatjana Maria at Australian Open Serena Williams rolls over fellow mom Tatjana Maria at Australian Open
- January 18, 2019

Four months after Serena Williams lost in a controversial US Open final, her coach believes she has put that disappointment behind her and is better equipped to cope with hard situations, should they arise. US Open champion and fourth seed Naomi Osaka had it relatively easy, sweeping past Slovenia's Tamara Zidansek 6-2, 6-4 with the roof closed on Margaret Court Arena due to the rain. (more...)
Kevin Love Was Dining With LeBron When Kyrie Called To Apologize Kevin Love Was Dining With LeBron When Kyrie Called To Apologize
- January 18, 2019

Boston edged Toronto in a 117-108 thriller on Wednesday , and that is a story. The team remains one of the deepest teams on paper in the National Basketball Association. Still, if Irving is able to fix some of the fissures that have formed inside Boston's locker room the Celtics could, incredibly, have James to thank. (more...)
Murray bows out in Australian Open epic Murray bows out in Australian Open epic
- January 18, 2019

The Scot, who said he will retire this season because of chronic hip pain, seemed finished at two sets and a break down to the 22nd seeded Spaniard in the first round but somehow battled back to force a fifth set. "I don't want to continue playing that way". Murray will have the 24-hour flight from Australia back to the United Kingdom to consider his next move after being beaten in five sets against Roberto Bautista Agut in Melbourne. (more...)