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Chelsea boss Conte reiterates transfer stance: Give me players! Chelsea boss Conte reiterates transfer stance: Give me players!
- December 23, 2017

Alvaro Morata's booking in Chelsea's 2-1 Carabao Cup victory over Bournemouth means the striker will miss the side's upcoming clash with Everton through suspension. Ampadu, also used once from the bench in the Premier League this term, produced another solid display in the centre of defence despite walking a tightrope for 88 minutes. (more...)
Zach Britton ruptures his Achilles tendon, out at least six months Zach Britton ruptures his Achilles tendon, out at least six months
- December 22, 2017

His exact timetable will be mapped out after he undergoes surgery, but he's looking at at least four to six months before he can return, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports. I was really frustrated because I was feeling good with the forearm and the knee. The 29-year-old has been subject to trade rumors as he enters the final two years on his deal with O's. (more...)
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp cool on Mohamed Salah's red-hot form Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp cool on Mohamed Salah's red-hot form
- December 18, 2017

Klopp's men extended their unbeaten league streak to nine games under precious little pressure, getting back to winning ways after successive draws against Everton and West Brom and climbing into the top four as a result. "You can't score all the time, all the games are hard". The Egypt global attacker has already scored 19 goals in 25 games for Liverpool . "A very high-profile match and we haven't performed". (more...)
Former Brazil Midfielder Kaka Retires from Football Former Brazil Midfielder Kaka Retires from Football
- December 18, 2017

He was the last player other than Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi to receive the prize. I wanted to thank you so much for your football, for our 17 years of friendship and for joining me in Orlando. In total, Kaka retires with 746 career appearances, 237 goals, eight major trophies and millions of hearts won around the world of football. "The fact that I have had success as a professional player does not mean that I will be a good director, so I want to prepare for it from now on; study, ... (more...)
Boise State and OR get set to square off in the desert Boise State and OR get set to square off in the desert
- December 17, 2017

This Boise State team isn't the same Boise State team we're used to seeing over the years, and the Broncos didn't exactly have the toughest schedule in the world this season. The Oregon Ducks have a lot on the line Saturday. Excitement surrounding Oregon has reached a heightened state with quarterback Justin Herbert returning from an injury to torch Arizona and Oregon State for a total of 536 yards and six touchdowns in the Ducks' last two games. (more...)
Ronaldo Breaks Record As Madrid Edge Al-Jazira To Advance Ronaldo Breaks Record As Madrid Edge Al-Jazira To Advance
- December 15, 2017

Messi, his Barcelona team-mate Luis Suarez and Cesar Delgado had all been level on five Club World Cup goals prior to Ronaldo's latest strike. Madrid, twice winners of the mid-season money-spinner in years past, will face South American champions Gremio, from Porto Alegre in Brazil, in the final on Saturday. (more...)
Manchester City thinking of signing defensive cover in January, says Pep Guardiola Manchester City thinking of signing defensive cover in January, says Pep Guardiola
- December 14, 2017

City beat Arsenal's previous record of 14-straight wins in the Premier League from February to August 2002, and now they remain unbeaten with 17 games of the season gone. He continued: "I am so happy because our job depends on if we win, so if we win we are so happy in our lives and in our jobs". The game began at a terrific pace and the first chance fell to Aguero on five minutes as he weaved his way through two challenges and fired into the side-netting. (more...)
OU quarterback Baker Mayfield wins Heisman OU quarterback Baker Mayfield wins Heisman
- December 12, 2017

On Saturday night, Mayfield took a huge step toward another kind of history, the type that would have seemed so unlikely when he first walked on in Lubbock four years ago: He's become an all-time college football great. Mayfield, who finished third in the Heisman voting a year ago, leads the nation in completion percentage (.710), yards per pass attempt (11.8), yards per completion (16.6) and pass of plays of 20-plus yards (75). (more...)
49ers pregame: Trent Brown inactive for showdown with Texans' Clowney 49ers pregame: Trent Brown inactive for showdown with Texans' Clowney
- December 11, 2017

Yates engineered consecutive scoring drives upon entering the game, capping both with touchdown passes to receiver DeAndre Hopkins . If Shanahan had simplified the offense for Garoppolo and played him sooner, the 49ers might have won another game or two. (more...)
W/Cup Last Opportunity For Current Argentina Team - Messi W/Cup Last Opportunity For Current Argentina Team - Messi
- December 08, 2017

We are the first ones to want to win with the national team. The Argentine felt that bitterness has led to a certain kind of burden that is not easy to deal with and said: "If Argentina don't do well in this World Cup , we will all have to disappear from the national team". (more...)
Nebraska Scott Frost and Bill Moos top quotes from press conference Nebraska Scott Frost and Bill Moos top quotes from press conference
- December 04, 2017

Even before Nebraska fired coach Mike Riley , there was a near universal feeling that the program would pursue Frost, who led UCF to a 12-0 regular season. "I played here. I understand it", Frost said. "I just want to see more heart on the field with the coaches and also maybe some better game management, just get back to traditional husker football", said Sandy McCorkindale the Cigarz Lounge owner. (more...)
Pep Guardiola Reveals What He Said In Angry Exchange With Nathan Redmond Pep Guardiola Reveals What He Said In Angry Exchange With Nathan Redmond
- December 03, 2017

Guardiola was predictably asked about Redmond on Friday, with the manager having been asked by the FA for an explanation as to his actions. "[ Guardiola] commented on my qualities as a young English player and how he wanted me to attack his team more during the game, in a similar way to last season ", Redmond said. (more...)
Clemson leads college playoff pack, but Alabama is lurking Clemson leads college playoff pack, but Alabama is lurking
- November 30, 2017

Most pundits envision, as a top four heading into this weekend's conference championships, Clemson (11-1), Oklahoma (11-1), Wisconsin (12-0) and Auburn (10-2). A win by TCU may not have a similar outcome, however, and the Horned Frogs may be lined up for a spot in the Fiesta Bowl as the Big 12 champion to take on the Pac-12 champion. (more...)
Fizdale fired as Grizzlies head coach Fizdale fired as Grizzlies head coach
- November 29, 2017

While the Grizzlies plan to introduce interim head coach J.B. Bickerstaff to the media Tuesday morning, more National Basketball Association stars who have played under Fizdale publicly scoffed at the news. "If I'm not on the floor, then I'm not valued", Gasol said . "Ahhhhh, do I have faith in the coaching staff?", he asked rhetorically, according to Geoff Calkins of The Commercial Appeal . (more...)
Trump is going to play golf 'quickly' with Tiger Woods Trump is going to play golf 'quickly' with Tiger Woods
- November 27, 2017

Then it's back to Mar-a-Lago for talks on bringing "even more jobs and companies back to the USA!", Trump tweeted . President Donald Trump is experiencing an approval rating so low that it has sunk below that of reviled former presidents like Richard M. (more...)
Neighbor says case of found remains, detained teen is 'horrifying' Neighbor says case of found remains, detained teen is 'horrifying'
- November 27, 2017

Authorities later discovered the body of a person believed to be French buried in a shallow grave behind the Mott home and subsequently declared the teen both " armed and dangerous " and a "person of interest", spurring the multi-state manhunt that culminated Friday's apprehension. (more...)
Tennessee reportedly closing in on hiring Greg Schiano to replace Butch Jones Tennessee reportedly closing in on hiring Greg Schiano to replace Butch Jones
- November 27, 2017

His best year as a head coach came in 2006 when Rutgers went 11-2. He has spent the past two seasons as Urban Meyer's assistant head coach and defensive coordinator at Ohio State . He had been out of coaching since 2013, after he was sacked by the Buccaneers following an 11-21 tenure in two seasons. Ohio State ranked No. 3 in scoring defense last season with Schiano as co-coordinator and is No. (more...)
Antonio Conte hails 'dangerous' Mohamed Salah ahead of Chelsea's clash with Liverpool Antonio Conte hails 'dangerous' Mohamed Salah ahead of Chelsea's clash with Liverpool
- November 25, 2017

Antonio Conte has revealed how his preparations for Saturday's match against Liverpool at Anfield have been hampered by a late return from a Champions League match in Azerbaijan and by an aborted landing at Gatwick which left both he and his players afraid and exhausted. (more...)
Chip Kelly expected to choose between UCLA and Florida Chip Kelly expected to choose between UCLA and Florida
- November 23, 2017

While it may seem unusual to have an "agreement" while leaving the door open for Kelly to take a job elsewhere, the verbal handshake could have been a way for the two parties to put enough in writing to facilitate finalizing a contract. Per the USA Today report, a "potential sticking point" could be the Bruins' deal with Under Armour. Kelly posted a 46-7 record at OR from 2009-12 and was widely regarded as one of the best offensive minds in the game during that span. (more...)
Pick your Arsenal XI to face Tottenham on Saturday Pick your Arsenal XI to face Tottenham on Saturday
- November 17, 2017

Arsenal fans are not happy with Mike Dean's announcement as the referee for this Saturday's North London derby against Tottenham . Tottenham , which finished third and second in the last two seasons of the Premier League, is already eight points behind first-place Manchester City and is out of the English League Cup. (more...)