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Mark Clattenburg's boss Keith Hackett hits out at referee's controversial remarks Mark Clattenburg's boss Keith Hackett hits out at referee's controversial remarks
- December 05, 2017

Needing to win to keep their title hopes alive, Tottenham lost a 2-0 lead at Stamford Bridge as Clattenburg booked nine Spurs players, while Chelsea and Spurs received fines of £375,000 and £225,000 respectively from the Football Association. (more...)
United States soccer fans rejoice over news that Sunil Gulati won't seek re-election United States soccer fans rejoice over news that Sunil Gulati won't seek re-election
- December 05, 2017

Gulati defiantly refused to resign in the wake of the World Cup elimination, even as much of the blame for it - much of it furious, and some of it openly racist - was laid at his door by fans and critics. Gulati acknowledged he likely would have run for re-election had the USA qualified for Russian Federation. "I spent a lot of time thinking about it, and talking about it with people in many different positions - many of whom told me I should run". (more...)
¡Que suerte! Gracias a Islandia, pueden ver a Argentina ¡Que suerte! Gracias a Islandia, pueden ver a Argentina
- December 05, 2017

Ese récord lo ostentan cinco selecciones , pues en siete ocasiones se han enfrentado Brasil con Suecia , Alemania (y sus derivados) ante Yugoslavia (o Serbia ) y los germanos ante Argentina . La primera opinión y la más sorprendente (por el lugar y el momento elegido) fue la de Diego Maradona (ver página 6). La locura por el mundial ya empieza a tener historias increíbles. (more...)
Oklahoma, Georgia headed to Rose Bowl for playoff semifinal Oklahoma, Georgia headed to Rose Bowl for playoff semifinal
- December 05, 2017

In fact, Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield - the likely Heisman Trophy victor - has already had to change his cell phone number ahead of the College Football Playoff semifinal matchup. "I couldn't be more excited for our team and especially our seniors with the selection of our team to participate in the College Football Playoff ", said UGA head coach Kirby Smart. (more...)
Advisors Asset Management Inc. Grows Stake in Procter & Gamble Company (The) (PG)
- December 04, 2017

The company has market cap of $159.28 million. The stock increased 0.98% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $17.43. About 57,910 shares traded. The Connecticut-based Lapides Asset Management Llc has invested 0.81% in the stock. Wetherby Asset Mgmt reported 51,113 shares. More notable recent M&T Bank Corporation (NYSE:MTB) news were published by: Reuters.com which released: "Shares of big U.S. (more...)
LaVar Ball Removes Shoplifting Son LiAngelo Ball From UCLA LaVar Ball Removes Shoplifting Son LiAngelo Ball From UCLA
- December 04, 2017

When LiAngelo returned to the United States, the university put him on indefinite suspension, a punishment that LaVar believes is unjust because the charges were dropped against his son. A 3-star prospect , LiAngelo Ball is the younger brother of Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball . In a shocking move, LaVar Ball has reportedly pulled LiAngelo Ball out of UCLA , both off the basketball team and out of school, per TMZ Sports. (more...)
Crews try again to implode Pontiac Silverdome Crews try again to implode Pontiac Silverdome
- December 04, 2017

There was supposed to be a secondary blast to bring down the beams, but the beams are still standing. FOX 2 will stream it live on FOX 2 News Now. The same spokesperson later said that the cutting blasts did not go off. A total of 1,800 tons of rebar and 1,700 tons of structural steel will be recycled at the city's Ferrous Processing plant. The Silverdome opened in 1975 to the buzz of a performance by Elvis, a visit by Pope Paul II, WrestleMania, a Super Bowl XVI in 1982 and was home to ... (more...)
Man United's Matic, Ibrahimovic ruled out of CSKA game Man United's Matic, Ibrahimovic ruled out of CSKA game
- December 04, 2017

And the 54-year-old, when asked about Ibrahimovic's absence from the squad over the weekend, noted that he wasn't injured but rather worn out by the strenuous efforts required to get his knee back to full strength. Because he plays tomorrow and my goalkeeper is always the best goalkeeper in the world. United head in to the final game sitting three points clear at the top of Group A following their shock defeat to Basel but as they boast a +9 better goal difference over third-placed CSKA, ... (more...)
Wenger: I Won't Give Up On EPL Tittle Hopes Like Pochettino Wenger: I Won't Give Up On EPL Tittle Hopes Like Pochettino
- December 04, 2017

The Gunners came back in the early minutes of the second half as Aaron Ramsey teed up Alexandre Lacazette, who made no mistake in putting the ball into the net. "I'm angry and disappointed because at the end we have nothing to show for it and even at 2-1 we made another mistake at the back that made the game even more hard". (more...)
Messi's Statue In Argentina Vandalised Again Messi's Statue In Argentina Vandalised Again
- December 04, 2017

The local authorities do not know who the perpetrators are but it is not the first time the statue of the Argentina captain has been damaged by vandals. The sculpture forms part of a so-called "glory walkway" alongside other Argentine stars such as Diego Maradona, F1 world champion Juan Manuel Fangio, tennis stars Gabriela Sabatini and Guillermo Vilas and NBA basketball sensation Manu Ginobili. (more...)
Champions League: All the final round group permutations Champions League: All the final round group permutations
- December 04, 2017

Barcelona is already confirmed as group winners . The Nigeria global gave the assist for Chelsea's second goal when his cross was headed home by Alvaro Morata and won the penalty which was converted expertly by Eden Hazard. Victories for both, meanwhile, would secure them top spot . Real Madrid are coming off the back of one of the greatest seasons in club history, having hauled in four trophies-including a second consecutive Champions League title-in 2016/17. (more...)
Sabres acquire Scott Wilson from Red Wings Sabres acquire Scott Wilson from Red Wings
- December 04, 2017

Moulson's most productive seasons came during a five-year stretch with the New York Islanders, in which he had 118 goals and 223 points in 304 games. The move essentially makes the return from Riley Sheahan's trade to Pittsburgh (along with a fifth round pick) a third round pick and a fifth round pick. (more...)
Manchester United sign former PSG 16-year-old Aliou Traore Manchester United sign former PSG 16-year-old Aliou Traore
- December 04, 2017

But, it seems the reports of Manchester United being able to beat their neighbours and the Serie A champions to land the youngster has indeed become reality. MU lost by 2-3 from Wolverhampton Wanderers. "He is a really powerful midfielder who likes to run box to box", he said. "Traore is a player we've been looking for for a long time", U-18 coach Kieran McKenna told MUTV . (more...)
Antonio Brown remains game-time decision for Monday Night Football, Steelers optimistic Antonio Brown remains game-time decision for Monday Night Football, Steelers optimistic
- December 04, 2017

EST, TSN and CTV Two via ESPN ). National Football League receiving leader missed Friday's practice because of a toe injury. Brown's importance to the Steelers offense is obvious, and the Steelers have a lot to play for. The Pittsburgh Steelers have a game to play tonight, and even though it is not against the New England Patriots , according to my research, it still actually counts, believe it or not. (more...)
Marco Silva responds to Sam Allardyce comments Marco Silva responds to Sam Allardyce comments
- December 04, 2017

Watford chief executive Scott Duxbury recently rubbished suggestions of a move for Richarlison, and Silva, who was tempted to take up the reins at Everton , is keen to see his stars remain at Vicarage Road, though he conceded that Richarlison's fate is in the hands of the club's owners. (more...)
India name five quicks for SA test series India name five quicks for SA test series
- December 04, 2017

In 26 first-class matches, Bumrah has picked 89 wickets so far at an impressive average of 25.33. India will play three Tests, six ODIs and three T20 matches during the tour of South Africa which will kick off with a warm-up game in Paarl on December 30. (more...)
Mourinho not risking Zlatan ahead of City clash Mourinho not risking Zlatan ahead of City clash
- December 04, 2017

Tottenham Hotspur defender Danny Rose continues to be strongly linked with a move to United, and it is understood that the Red Devils will be able to sign the England worldwide for £45m next month. "And he will be out again for tomorrow but I believe back to normal work after CSKA". Mourinho revealed he will make changes ahead of this weekend's Premier League clash with Manchester City with Sergio Romero set to start in goal as De Gea is given a night off after his heroics helped ... (more...)
Ander Herrera: 'Manchester United peaking at flawless time' Ander Herrera: 'Manchester United peaking at flawless time'
- December 04, 2017

The 31-year-old, who is widely recognised as one of Man City's greatest ever players, has been in fine form the ongoing season during the record-breaking run of 19-consecutive wins that has seen Pep Guardiola's side establish an eight-point lead at the top of the English Premier League (EPL) table. (more...)
Giroud urged to find playing solution Giroud urged to find playing solution
- December 04, 2017

He would have fitted perfectly, but at the very last moment he decided that he'd rather live in London and stay at Arsenal ". Giroud faces stiff competition for a place France's 23-man squad for Russian Federation, with the likes of Lacazette, Antoine Griezmann, Anthony Martial, Kylian Mbappe, Ousmane Dembele and Kingsley Coman all pushing for a spot. (more...)
Vucevic leads Magic past shorthanded Knicks Vucevic leads Magic past shorthanded Knicks
- December 04, 2017

The game against the Heat was already reviewed in my yesterday's article on the Knicks, so let's focus on the stats instead. Jarrett Jack connected on a deep bucket of his own with 26 seconds on the clock but NY simply ran out of time to complete the comeback. (more...)
Man United and Arsenal target to decide future in January Man United and Arsenal target to decide future in January
- December 04, 2017

Recently, Oliver Bierhoff of the German national team coaching staff suggested that the chances of Goretzka ending up in Italy weren't more than 20 %-though he thinks current Liverpool midfielder Emre Can is nearly certain to sign a pre-contract agreement with Juventus in January. (more...)
Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski could face suspension vs. Miami Dolphins Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski could face suspension vs. Miami Dolphins
- December 04, 2017

Poyer wasn't the only Bills player to say they won't forget what happened when the two teams meet on December 24, and they meant it too. "It was blatant. Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes was so upset he was flagged for making contact with an official. He was also shutout in a 31-0 loss in the 2003 season opener, as well as his first win against the Bills - 12-9 on December 16, 2001. (more...)
Derrick Rose takes 'next step' in return to Cleveland Cavaliers Derrick Rose takes 'next step' in return to Cleveland Cavaliers
- December 04, 2017

Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported the news . Get the app and get the game. "We will continue to provide him with support and have patience as he re-joins his teammates and works his way back on to the court", said Koby Altman, Cavs general manager. (more...)
Snow Forecast This Week Snow Forecast This Week
- December 04, 2017

Cold Arctic air is set to pass through England later this week, bringing threats of heavy snow and ice and prompting a cold weather alert. . "Thursday will be a bitterly cold day with fresh, gusty north to northwest breezes and afternoon temperatures of just 3 degrees Celsius to 6 Celsius". (more...)
EPL: Pep Guardiola sad to see Paul Pogba miss Manchester derby EPL: Pep Guardiola sad to see Paul Pogba miss Manchester derby
- December 04, 2017

On the heels of some downright shameful remarks where he wished injury on fellow professionals, Paul Pogba was dealt a dose of karma in Manchester United's 3-1 win over Arsenal on Saturday night. "I heard about the Fergie time", said Guardiola. "I was not here in that period but of course we have to have that", Guardiola added. "At the end what we show in the last games is we never give up". (more...)
Back For Everton? Klopp Offers Positive Injury Update On Key Liverpool Man Back For Everton? Klopp Offers Positive Injury Update On Key Liverpool Man
- December 04, 2017

The Cameroon worldwide missed that triumph as a result and will also definitely be out of Wednesday's Champions League meeting with Spartak Moscow - a game Liverpool need to win to make absolutely sure of winning Group E. "But you have to have the ability to do this". The Brazilian is also snapping at the heels of Liverpool's opponents and Klopp says that trait "excites" him most . (more...)
Stunning Lyon, Starc catches floor England Stunning Lyon, Starc catches floor England
- December 04, 2017

Australia's Steve Smith , right, prepares to throw the ball after catching out England's Alastair Cook for 37 runs during the third day of their Ashes cricket test match in Adelaide, Monday, Dec. Australia broke through for the prize wicket of England skipper Root in the day´s seventh over. Root didn't reach double digits before edging an attempted drive to Pat Cumminsto third slip with the total at 50. (more...)
Mask-wearing Lankans force halt in play at smog-hit Kotla Mask-wearing Lankans force halt in play at smog-hit Kotla
- December 04, 2017

For a long time now, people have been suggesting that the city of Delhi is inhaling the "Slow Poison", which will lead to malicious repercussions. Soaring pollution levels in the ITO-Delhi Gate area of India's capital forced a halt to play on the second day of the third and final India-Sri Lanka Test at Ferozes-hah Kotla here Sunday. (more...)
Gary Neville: 'Manchester City have given Manchester United a ray of hope' Gary Neville: 'Manchester City have given Manchester United a ray of hope'
- December 04, 2017

Gary Neville believes that Manchester City have offered Manchester United "a ray of hope" in the Premier League title race. "It is still a long way to go and that is why we have to hope Manchester City will slip up and we will manage to put some pressure on them". (more...)
Guardiola asked to explain Redmond incident by FA Guardiola asked to explain Redmond incident by FA
- December 04, 2017

Newspaper reports subsequently claimed that Guardiola used an expletive, but Redmond took to social media to rubbish the report, insisting it was "all praise". He continued: "Losing the game the way we did in the last kick of the game after working so hard for 90+ minutes I was very disappointment (sic) but when one of the worlds best managers compliments you or gives advice in any way, you listen". (more...)