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SIX NATIONS RUGBY: Ireland lose thirlling encounter with Scotland
- February 05, 2017

Vern Cotter described Scotland's thrilling win against Ireland as the best of his tenure after his side claimed only their second victory on the opening weekend of the Six Nations Championship. Ireland were ahead after the hour, though, as Jackson broke the line to score to the left of the post before converting his own try. I suppose the only good thing was that at half time we said we hadn't done any of that so if we started to do that we'd find way our back into the game and that was the ... (more...)
Former England and Chelsea midfielder Lampard retires at 38 Former England and Chelsea midfielder Lampard retires at 38
- February 03, 2017

Famed for scoring deflected goals, Lampard also had the canny knack of arriving into the box at the ideal time - a trait many pundits will attribute to the midfielder when observing current players in the league. - Lampard made 164 number of consecutive Premier League appearances for Chelsea (a record for any outfield player) from October 2001 to December 2005. (more...)
FA Cup: Manchester United Demolish Wigan 4-0
- January 31, 2017

Schweinsteiger has reaffirmed his desire to fight for his place at Old Trafford and has been reintroduced to first team training by Mourinho, but what role he will play with the first team as United seek a top four spot remains to be seen. (more...)
ESPN's 2017 Pro Bowl Weekend in Orlando
- January 29, 2017

As the National Football League plays its first Pro Bowl in Orlando, wondering if it can be a long-term landing point for the beleaguered all-star game , Drew Brees can't help but think about what was left behind. "I'm open to new ideas, I'm open to how we do it, but it's not the kind of game that I think we want to continue to have in its current format, based on what we saw last (year)". (more...)
Barcelona will take on Atletico Madrid in the Copa del Rey semifinals Barcelona will take on Atletico Madrid in the Copa del Rey semifinals
- January 29, 2017

After a dominant 5-2 performance in the second leg against Real Sociedad, the defending cup champs Barcelona will face Diego Simeone and Atletico Madrid . The first and second legs for these two will take place on February 2 (at Vigo) and 8 (at Alaves ), respectively. Barcelona , now third in the La Liga standings, is scheduled to meet Athletico Madrid in the semis. (more...)
Rooney deserves to be ranked among Manchester United's greatest ever strikers - Ferdinand
- January 29, 2017

However, for Mourinho to not consider the goal and then claim the club's unbeaten run was still intact was quite silly. Liverpool slumped to a 2-0 aggregate defeat in the EFL Cup semi final on Wednesday, as Shane Long's goal booked Southampton's place in next month's Wembley showpiece. (more...)
Australia beat Pakistan in 5th ODI to win series Australia beat Pakistan in 5th ODI to win series
- January 27, 2017

Starc's next over snared Mohammad Hafeez off an edge. As a sample, Warner's consecutive tons in this series meant he became the first batsman to make four ODI centuries in an Australian summer, and brought him to a total of six ODI 100s for the 2016-2017 season , tying Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara's record of six. (more...)
Kurt Angle Says There's No Way He's Wrestling At Royal Rumble Kurt Angle Says There's No Way He's Wrestling At Royal Rumble
- January 26, 2017

Royal Rumble Qualifying Match: Sami Zayn def. Seth Rollins by small package roll-up after Seth Rollins is distracted by Triple H's music. After the WWF World Championship is vacated, the Royal Rumble is held to decide the next champion. It's clear that some of their best matches in the WWE have been against each other, and you can be sure that the company will look to utilise their natural chemistry at some point down the line on the Grandest Stage of Them All. (more...)
LeBron James says he's not mad at Cavaliers' management LeBron James says he's not mad at Cavaliers' management
- January 26, 2017

How hard it was to do that s--. "I'm not. Yeah, we won (the title), but f--, you know what, let's see if we can do something. From a personnel standpoint", James said ( via ESPN's Dave McMenamin ). His words are aimed to be controversial on objective. This is what James does, and he executes it perfectly. That's too many minutes for a 32-year-old, especially when the Cavs are hoping to make the Finals again. (more...)
Sabonis, Hield Team Up For Rising Stars Challenge
- January 26, 2017

Mudiay and Jokic both played in the game a year ago, and spoke highly of their experiences. Joel Embiid and Karl-Anthony Towns are ready for their in-game, three-point shootout. Rounding out the global roster are Australian guard Dante Exum of Utah and his Canadian NBA teammate forward Trey Lyles , New Orleans guard Buddy Hield from the Bahamas, Lithuanian rookie forward Domantas Sabonis of Oklahoma City and Croatian forward Dario Saric of the 76ers. (more...)
NBA Recaps: Heat shock Warriors in final second
- January 25, 2017

Stephen Curry , who reached 20 points for the 10th consecutive game with 27, and Klay Thompson each drained seven shots from 3-point range Sunday as Golden State scored at least 117 for the ninth time in its last 10 contests - the only other being a 107-95 win over Miami. (more...)
Manchester City and Tottenham Fight for a Place on the Podium Manchester City and Tottenham Fight for a Place on the Podium
- January 24, 2017

Yet, the refs robbed them of earning a vital three points against Spurs. Dramatic victory for Arsenal saw the Lilywhites drop to third in the table, yet they still look the side most likely to challenge Chelsea deep into the second half of the campaign. (more...)
Kerber falls to Vandeweghe Kerber falls to Vandeweghe
- January 24, 2017

In the quarter-finals at Roland Garros that year, Roger Federer lost to Robin Soderling and Serena Williams lost to Sam Stosur. A day after his younger brother almost upset one of the game's greats at the Australian Open , Mischa Zverev went one better when he eliminated Andy Murray in four sets to hand the world No. (more...)
Abu Dhabi leader Hatton proves major displays were no fluke Abu Dhabi leader Hatton proves major displays were no fluke
- January 24, 2017

At 12-under par 132, he was one ahead of Spain's Rafael Cabrera-Bello, who shot a 66 himself that included three birdies in his final three holes. This win leaves him just short of the top-50 ranking needed to qualify for all the Majors and World Golf Championship events; his next target will be to claim that golden ticket and a Masters debut. (more...)
Late Show: 10-Man Arsenal Beat Burnley To Go 2nd Late Show: 10-Man Arsenal Beat Burnley To Go 2nd
- January 23, 2017

But referee John Moss awarded a last-gasp spot-kick in the seventh added minute which Alexis Sanchez converted to snatch a 2-1 win for the Gunners. "I will have to watch it on the video". Another twist arrived in the dying moments, though, when Ben Mee was penalised for a high boot on Laurent Koscienly. "We know how tough this division is but you need officials to make the right decisions and that is the shame today", he said. (more...)
Video Of Russell Westbrook's Postgame On-Court Comment Going Viral Video Of Russell Westbrook's Postgame On-Court Comment Going Viral
- January 21, 2017

The Golden State Warriors were better than the Oklahoma City Thunder when Kevin Durant was on the latter. After heading into halftime tied, the Warriors led 66-63 midway through the third quarter. "I don't play that game". Pachulia knocked Westbrook down in the second quarter of the Warriors' eventual 121-100 victory , which prompted Westbrook to say afterward of Pachulia that he's going to "get his ass back". (more...)
Ben Roethlisberger Has Demons To Exorcise In New England Ben Roethlisberger Has Demons To Exorcise In New England
- January 20, 2017

On the other end of the spectrum, the Atlanta Falcons and Green Bay Packers will battle it out for the right to represent the NFC in the upcoming Super Bowl . Toomey and Warren have placed a friendly wager on the game, and the victor will get beer. Since the Steelers adopted the new style, the team has been undefeated. (more...)
Carmelo Anthony told Phil Jackson he wants to stay with the Knicks
- January 19, 2017

This is a statement about 32-year-old Carmelo Anthony , a player unquestionably bound for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame upon his retirement. "I'm sure internally it might affect him some, but I think for the most part he knows how to handle these things, and he's just ready to play". "Especially being in a market like NY and dealing with articles and everybody has a different opinion on different situations". (more...)
AMG Mercedes Signs Bottas For 2017 Season AMG Mercedes Signs Bottas For 2017 Season
- January 19, 2017

Fernando Alonso, the two-time world champion enduring an arduous spell at McLaren , and Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, a victor of four titles, had been mooted as mouth-watering candidates to join Hamilton at Mercedes after Rosberg's shock decision to retire in December. (more...)
Mercedes confirm Valtteri Bottas as Rosberg replacement
- January 17, 2017

That left the German marque scrabbling around for a replacement at the eleventh hour. He had been linked with the Mercedes race seat now occupied by Bottas. Valtteri Bottas has been confirmed as Lewis Hamilton's new team-mate at Mercedes . Mercedes chief Toto Wolff has long-time links to Bottas having been part of the Finn's management but confirmed to Sky Sports News HQ he has stepped down from that role. (more...)