The Champions League Is Difficult

14 Dec, 2018

The Holland global made a last-ditch sliding tackle on Mertens in the 13th minute and appeared to win the ball, though bent Mertens' ankle on the follow through. "I came through the tunnel and I asked, 'Where is the thing?' and they said you missed it and I hadn't noticed it". But I think still we have a few weeks and then we'll see what happens.

Bulls Players Contacted Union Over New Coach Jim Boylen

13 Dec, 2018

The sellout crowd had several reasons to root for Williams, who was facing off against one of the players he idolized growing up. But Davis also had two shots blocked by Celtics rookie Robert Williams III. The Celtics will look to extend their season-high six-game winning streak Wednesday night when they take on the Washington Wizards on the road.

Manchester United tell Paul Pogba he is staying put in January

11 Dec, 2018

The inability to bolster the defence has adversely affected Manchester United , who have already conceded two goals fewer than they did in all of last season's Premier League campaign. Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has revealed he gained too much weight over the summer and that was the reason for his poor scoring form.

Saints are in good hands with Hasenhuttl, says Davis

09 Dec, 2018

MORE SOUTHAMPTON STORIESMARCHING ON When is Tottenham vs Southampton and can I watch it on TV? "The first target is to move as quickly as you can out of this relegation zone". That solitary victory came against Crystal Palace on September 1, leaving Saints third from bottom. But he inherits a Southampton side who have picked up just nine points from their opening 15 games of the season, with a visit to Cardiff next on Saturday.

After Tumultuous Season, Urban Meyer To Leave Ohio State

05 Dec, 2018

So, how does that affect Penn State and the rest of the Big Ten? The Buckeyes were very good before Meyer arrived and they are likely to still be very good after he's gone. But the promotion of offensive coordinator Ryan Day should ensure recruits don't jump to Happy Valley or elsewhere. With the news of Meyer retiring due to health concerns stemming from the arachnoid cyst in his brain, this retirement feels different and the last time Meyer coaches could be the 2019 Rose ...

Modric ends Ronaldo-Messi hold on Ballon d'Or

04 Dec, 2018

The award, voted for by journalists and organised by French magazine France Football , has been dominated by Messi and Ronaldo since 2008. Brazil star Neymar was third a year ago but only 12th this time. If Modric or indeed even Mbappe, Varane or even Griezmann manages to pip Ronaldo to the trophy it will be the first time since 2007 that a player from a country other than Argentina and Portugal wins the award.

Wilder retains WBC heavyweight belt after battling to draw against Fury

03 Dec, 2018

Fury-Wilder II might be the preferred choice after the unsatisfying ending to their fight Saturday night at the Staples Center. Judge Robert Tapper scored the fight 114-112 for Fury, while Alejandro Rochin favored Wilder 115-111. "That's what we proved tonight, and I'm ready to do it again". Mental health issues added to Fury's demise to the point he contemplated suicide. Yet Fury rose, summoning strength at the critical moment of his comeback from a 2 ½-year ring absence amid bouts of drug ...

Jose Mourinho salutes ‘amazing’ Man United star after Southampton draw

03 Dec, 2018

Face crucial crunch clash against Arsenal next. It was hard to have any continuity throughout the match. I would say the only problem that we had was that the two attacking players didn't have enough continuity because in midfield we lost too many balls.

Charlie Nicholas states his prediction for PSG v Liverpool FC

30 Nov, 2018

Sadio Mane then won a penalty right on the stroke of half-time, which was converted coolly by James Milner . Barcelona defender Gerard Pique, left, celebrates scoring his side's second goal. And, if PSG lose or draw against Red Star, Liverpool will go through if they win their tie. On a tricky night for English clubs, Tottenham was heading out until Denmark playmaker Eriksen's goal earned a reprieve.

Hazard out of Europa League game with ankle knock

30 Nov, 2018

I actually think Kante, if you look at how he played when he played for Leicester; he wasn't just a defensive midfielder. Meanwhile, previously had reported that Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri is disappointed with his players following their 3-1 defeat to rivals Tottenham Hotspur in last Saturday's Premier League clash.

Emery aims high for Arsenal - And why not?

25 Nov, 2018

Arsenal have generally coped well without their defensive lynchpin, going unbeaten in 16 matches in all competitions following successive defeats to Manchester City and Chelsea in August. "We need to work and the high level needs to stay. In football the test is the next match ". He said , "I think it will be a very good game, fifth vs sixth, Arsenal are on this very good unbeaten run, they've adapted very well to the new manager and played well".

Secret deal with Barcelona over transfers after Philippe Coutinho exit

25 Nov, 2018

Barcelona must pay 100m euros (£89m) on top of a transfer fee if they try to sign a Liverpool player before 2020. Liverpool also reluctantly allowed Brazil ace Coutinho leave for Spain but were angered by the La Liga side's pursuit.

River Vs Boca Juniors Postponed After Players Attacked With Tear Gas

25 Nov, 2018

Follow the latest developments in our live feed . Alarming images showed the bus being hit by objects, with Pablo Perez taken to hospital for cuts to his arm and eye. The website also quoted Christian Gribaudo, Boca's secretary general, saying: " The players are all hurt, you can't play this way ". On that occasion, River were awarded the game.

Kevin Durant’s reaction to $25K fine caught on camera

24 Nov, 2018

During that Mavs game, Durant became enraged at a fan sitting nearby, so he walked over to him and told the fan shut the f- up and watch the f-- game. All of this comes as the Warriors are struggling through the worst losing streak of the Steve Kerr era as the team has been forced to reckon with its identity through Steph Curry's absence and all of the Draymond/KD beef.

Neymar, Mbappe injured ahead of PSG-Liverpool clash

22 Nov, 2018

Mbappe appeared to hurt his shoulder in France's 1-0 triumph against Uruguay and he was also substituted in the first half of the game. A 1v1 challenge with Uruguay goalkeeper Martin Campana felled the 19-year-old Mbappe , and France coach Didier Deschamps did not have a decent prognosis.

Manchester United hold transfer talks with midfielder ahead of January window

20 Nov, 2018

If you thought a Manchester derby defeat would be the final nail in the coffin for Jose Mourinho's tenure at Manchester United , think again. United are eighth in the Premier League after 12 games but have conceded an astonishing 21 goals this season.

Redskins sign veteran QB Mark Sanchez to back up Colt McCoy

20 Nov, 2018

With Sanchez now the backup quarterback in Washington , it means the Redskins will be heading into Dallas with two quarterbacks who have started a combined ZERO games over the past two and a half seasons. Yet here he is, ready to play for the Redskins during their playoff push. Sanchez also has played for the Eagles and Cowboys and spent time on the rosters of the Bears and Broncos.

Roger Federer gets his sweet revenge

18 Nov, 2018

Thiem admitted he was not holding his breath and from the moment Federer took the first set it was just a case of whether the second seed or Anderson would top the group. "I'm happy I gave myself the opportunity". Federer, playing at the season-ending ATP Tour Finals in London , attempted to avoid getting dragged into a row with Benneteau but said "a lot of the facts (were) not right" about his scheduling.

Some Chiefs and Rams Players 'Seriously Considering' Not Playing in Mexico City

14 Nov, 2018

However, Schefter also reported that the league is "determined" to play the game in Mexico City while league spokesman Brian McCarthy said that the NFL is "working closely with the field manager at Azteca Stadium and others to ensure that we have an NFL-quality surface for our game".

Le'Veon Bell's season is officially over

14 Nov, 2018

The Steelers, who have won five straight to sprint to the top of the division heading into a visit to Jacksonville on Sunday, will turn to second-year back James Conner and reserves Stevan Ridley and rookie Jaylen Samuels to help shoulder the load with Bell out of the picture.

How great Federer stacks up as he eyes 100th title

12 Nov, 2018

Zverev, who won three titles this year in Washington, Madrid and Munich, is very much seen among the next generation of tennis stars in the men's game but it is not just a changing of the guard he wants to see. Against Kevin and Kei, I've had matches this year, which went both ways. "I just thought at the time it might take more time than I wished it to be".

Wolves finalizing Butler deal

11 Nov, 2018

In his previous seven seasons, Butler has only played more than 70 games twice. The animated ESPN talk show host is known for his bombastic reactions and oft-loaded hot take cannon, and he took things to the next level reacting to some Saturday's big National Basketball Association news.

Bryce Harper turned down 10-year, $300 million offer from Nationals

10 Nov, 2018

Teams do make token offers now and then, to save face or push the price up for rivals. The 26-year-old All-Star is one of 164 free agents on the market, but he's going to make more than anyone else available. If Harper signs elsewhere, the Nationals' outfield next season will consist of Juan Soto in left field, Victor Robles in centre and Adam Eaton in right field, with former Gold Glove finalist Michael A.

Danny Welbeck: Arsenal say forward has 'significant' ankle injury

10 Nov, 2018

The Spaniard - who is now at Villarreal - certainly knows a lot about serious injuries after his Achilles issues which plagued the final years of his Arsenal career. The England global was on the fringes of Emery's first-team squad so a contract extension is unlikely to be forthcoming. Here is the Gunners' predicted starting XI, with Unai Emery getting close to his best team.

Dez Bryant Signing With New Orleans Saints

09 Nov, 2018

They're also replacing the mediocre Meredith, who isn't much faster than Bryant, with an accomplished receiver. Bryant could not have landed with a better team. "It seems like a real good opportunity for him and I know it'll help their team". Heading into Week 10, the Saints are second in the league in scoring at 34.9 points per game, eighth in third-down conversion percentage at 44.5% and sixth in red-zone scoring percentage (touchdowns) at 71.0%.

Northern Districts’ batsmen create world record, smashing 43 runs off an over

08 Nov, 2018

Two waist-high no-balls were then slammed over the deep square and deep midwicket fence respectively followed by a straight six down the ground. Two Kiwi batsmen have combined to set a new cricket world record for the most runs scored in an over.

Sizzling City put six past sorry Southampton

08 Nov, 2018

The Spaniard further lamented City allowing Southampton too much possession close to their box, and asked for improvements before their Champions League tie, "We can improve and that is good". It appeared City were capable of scoring nearly at will and a slick move saw them make it three in the 18th minute. He was able to immediately change the match.

National Basketball Association players react to Duke's blowout win over Kentucky

08 Nov, 2018

Barrett was 13 of 26 from the field while Williamson was 11 of 13 with seven rebounds. And all Duke did was hand John Calipari the most lopsided loss of his 10-year tenure in Lexington. That was especially true of R.J. Barrett, who more or less did whatever he wanted to do against Kentucky. If they keep playing this way, No. 1 Kansas might just stay on top of the college basketball world.

Mohamed Salah statue mocked by fans as striker gets Ronaldo treatment

07 Nov, 2018

The sculpture of the Egypt global, which was shown at the World Youth Forum in his native country's Sharm el-Sheikh, comes after a bust of Cristiano Ronaldo was widely mocked . 'This is natural because an artist is subjected to a number of tastes but I am personally not happy with the statue's final product'. Twitter users offered up a number of names that the sculpture resembled closer, from 1970s singers Leo Sayer or Art Garfunkel, to the character Marv from the movie Home Alone .

Hundreds attend Leicester City owner's funeral in Thailand

05 Nov, 2018

Players and staff from Leicester City were set to arrive in Bangkok Sunday (Nov 4) to attend a mourning rite for the club's chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha , whose death last week in a helicopter crash stunned the Premier League club.

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