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Guardiola impressed by his City slickers
- December 17, 2017

Now you can see the players know what Pep wants and how he wants them to play. "And overall, without the ball, he is able to make pressure from 40 metres to the goalkeeper". "And that means without the ball". "I am proud, I don't want to be humble, I am proud with my staff". "I don't know if tomorrow he will be fit, but hopefully in the next days he will be ready". (more...)
Santiago Ponzinibbio Defeats Mike Perry At UFC On FOX 26 Santiago Ponzinibbio Defeats Mike Perry At UFC On FOX 26
- December 17, 2017

Mike Perry and Santiago Ponzinibbio had a hard-fought battle, but "Gente Boa" earned the victory. Ponzinibbio's plan seemed to be working early with him landing several good kicks that whipped Perry's leg out from under him. He has a professional fight record of 25-3, with 14 wins by knockout, six by submission, and five by decision. Perry, whose last two outings have seen him emerge victorious by way of brutal KO, has become one of the welterweight division's more noticeable ... (more...)
Colorado State, Marshall in New Mexico Bowl amid slow finish Colorado State, Marshall in New Mexico Bowl amid slow finish
- December 17, 2017

Chase Litton threw for 262 yards and two touchdowns, helping the Thundering Herd (8-5) hold off the Rams (7-6). Quarterback Nick Stevens never found a consistent rhythm, despite throwing for 320 yards and two touchdowns. Marshall got the last laugh on this day and will be ready to make its play for a Conference USA title next year. After the Rams' opening drive stalled out at midfield and they were forced to punt, the Herd were pinned back at the 10. (more...)
Darts fans go costume insane for the World Championships
- December 17, 2017

Taylor will match up against either Justin Pipe, or the victor of a preliminary qualifier against Xiaochen Zong or New Zealander Bernie Smith. "It's unusual, but I've got a few days off now". 48 Jan Dekker , who ousted his fellow Dutchman 3-1. Taylor sprang back to hit double 16 to level it up and then looked more assured as he finished things off in the final leg. (more...)
Leonard Fournette out Sunday for Jaguars against Texans, Chris Ivory will start Leonard Fournette out Sunday for Jaguars against Texans, Chris Ivory will start
- December 17, 2017

Fournette injured his right quadriceps muscle in the third quarter against Seattle last week when safety Earl Thomas hit him near the sideline. Fournette remained in the game and ran for 101 yards and a touchdown. And if we're being honest, the Jaguars shouldn't have trouble beating the Texans this weekend without the star rookie out of LSU. Chris Ivory will start in his place with T.J. (more...)
Sooners upset No. 3 Wichita State on the road Sooners upset No. 3 Wichita State on the road
- December 17, 2017

The Sooners are scoring 93.2 points per game on offense while allowing 80.1 per contest. The Shockers rank 58th in blocks per game (4.0) while the Sooners rank 168th in blocks allowed per game (4.4). After beating both Baylor and Oklahoma State, No. 3 Wichita State will go for their third Big 12 win of the season Saturday against Oklahoma . (more...)
Phil Taylor beats Chris Dobey in World Darts Championship opening round Phil Taylor beats Chris Dobey in World Darts Championship opening round
- December 17, 2017

I never used to be like that before, I could win a tournament and then play another tournament, it's odd. Christchurch's Bernie Smith then plays his own preliminary qualifier on Thursday (NZT). A mightily impressive 95 average and 5/6 on doubles on debut means Smith will take on the Flying Scotsman later this evening. In the afternoon session, Austria's Zoran Lerchbacher came from 2-0 down to beat England's former world number one Mervyn King 3-2, despite the players having to leave the ... (more...)
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope missed Lakers-Cavs game over legal matter
- December 17, 2017

The Lakers' shooting guard missed the Lakers' game against the Cavaliers on Thursday as part of the legal process following his arrest and could miss more in the near future. A first-round pick in 2013 at No. 8 overall, he is averaging 14.2 points and 4.9 rebounds per game in Los Angeles. The Lakers have leaned on Caldwell-Pope, 24, to provide veteran leadership, turn the Lakers' defense around and at times be the team's closer in close games. (more...)
AutoNation Cure Bowl 2017 Preview: Western Kentucky vs. Georgia State AutoNation Cure Bowl 2017 Preview: Western Kentucky vs. Georgia State
- December 17, 2017

The Hilltoppers have had a pretty disappointing season. CBS Sports Network will televise the game live beginning at 1:30 p.m. Travel is also a consideration, both distance and destination. Granted, the Panthers are still underdogs, but they've won three of their last four and the praise above from the opposition's staff isn't just coachspeak. (more...)
Real Madrid win five trophies in a calendar year for first time Real Madrid win five trophies in a calendar year for first time
- December 17, 2017

The strike was also Ronaldo's 31st goal in worldwide competitions in 2017, with 20 of those coming for Real and another 11 with Portugal. The Portuguese scored his side's equaliser as Real came from behind to beat Al Jazira to book their ticket in the final against Gremio . (more...)
5 bold predictions for Eagles-Giants 5 bold predictions for Eagles-Giants
- December 16, 2017

But for him to succeed in Wentz's place, he's going to need help from his teammates. "It's been a while since he's been out there playing and you don't want him to press". He has averaged 7.0 yards per carry since the Eagles traded for him on October 31. Philadelphia leads the National Football League in scoring (31.1 points a game) and is second in rushing (143.0 yards a game). (more...)
Interpol cancels notice against Zakir Naik Interpol cancels notice against Zakir Naik
- December 16, 2017

Hours after Interpol refused to issue a red corner notice (RCN) against controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik , the National Investigation Agency (NIA) said it will submit a fresh request for the same after completing requisite formalities, news agency ANI reported on Saturday. (more...)
Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) Holdings Decreased by Trust Co. of Vermont
- December 16, 2017

The shares were sold at an average price of $80.20, for a total transaction of $268,830.40. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its holdings in Lowe's Companies by 4.3% during the 1st quarter. KMX's profit will be $147.69 million for 20.89 P/E if the $0.81 EPS becomes a reality. Since September 19, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $778,532 activity. (more...)
Former Dolphins RB Reggie Bush retires Former Dolphins RB Reggie Bush retires
- December 16, 2017

He notched two 1,000-yard seasons in his career-gaining 1,086 yards with Miami in 2011 and 1,006 yards with the Detroit Lions in 2013. I've been saying it. "I'm going to come home to retire as a Saint". Bush then rushed for over 2,000 yards in two seasons with the Dolphins, before heading to Detroit. (more...)
Five Rams Receive Top Fan Votes, Pro Bowl Roster Announced Tuesday Five Rams Receive Top Fan Votes, Pro Bowl Roster Announced Tuesday
- December 16, 2017

He had 361,196 votes while Jacksonville Jaguars fullback Tommy Bohanon led the AFC with 139,297, as reported by Matt Maiocco. Eagles tight end Zach Erz earned the most votes in the NFC for a tight end. Fan voting ended on Thursday. Each groups ballot counts for one-third of the total vote. Pro Bowl players are determined by fan votes, players and coaches. (more...)
Braves Send Matt Kemp to Dodgers in Five-Player Trade Braves Send Matt Kemp to Dodgers in Five-Player Trade
- December 16, 2017

The trio of Gonzalez, McCarthy and Kazmir were owed approximately $47.5 million in 2018. He has two years remaining on his contract worth over $43 million. By moving under the luxury tax threshold for 2018, the Dodgers re-set the penalties if they exceed it again in 2019. Indeed, the braves immediately designated Gonzalez, who spent the World Series away from the Dodgers at the request of team management, for a minor league assignment, essentially releasing the five-time All-Star and throwing ... (more...)
Zinedine Zidane responds to Harry Kane and Mauro Icardi rumours Zinedine Zidane responds to Harry Kane and Mauro Icardi rumours
- December 16, 2017

In contrast, Gremio striker Luan claims his side are the underdogs, but warned Real to take nothing for granted as the Brazilian club attempt to add to their Copa Libertadores success after dispensing with Mexican outfit Pachuca in the semi-finals. (more...)
Bulls stay hot with win over Bucks, 115-109 Bulls stay hot with win over Bucks, 115-109
- December 16, 2017

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 29 points and 16 rebounds for the Bucks, who lost for just the third time in nine games. ABOUT THE BUCKS (15-11): The Pelicans made 13-of-25 3-pointers in their win over Milwaukee , continuing a theme for the league's worst perimeter defense, which allows an NBA-high 40.2 percent shooting from the arc. (more...)
Arsenal v Newcastle United Arsenal v Newcastle United
- December 16, 2017

The Magpies will come into this game on the back of a bad run of form. Mustafi could start if he passes a late fitness test while Alexis Sanchez , Mesut Ozil and Alexandre Lacazette are expected to start in attack after the latter was rested on Wednesday. (more...)
How Many Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE:XEC)'s Analysts Are Bullish?
- December 16, 2017

The company has a market capitalization of $10,818.78, a P/E ratio of 29.89 and a beta of 1.34. Northern Tru stated it has 0.03% in Cimarex Energy Co . Barclays Capital maintained Cimarex Energy Co . Jefferies Group set a $98.00 price target on Cimarex Energy and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, August 29th. (more...)
Utah's Rudy Gobert (knee) expected to miss a month with sprained PCL Utah's Rudy Gobert (knee) expected to miss a month with sprained PCL
- December 16, 2017

Initial X-rays were negative, but Gobert, who is averaging 12.2 points and 10.1 rebounds this season, had an MRI on his knee Saturday. Gobert missed 11 games earlier this season with a bone bruise in his right knee. Favors received six stitches after getting hit in the face on Friday night and was unable to return to the game. He's still one of the NBA's best rim-protecting big men, but he's struggled to find his way on offense, which makes this time away from the team even worse. (more...)
He's back: CC Sabathia is returning to the Yankees He's back: CC Sabathia is returning to the Yankees
- December 16, 2017

A former Cy Young victor and six-time All-Star, Sabathia pitched to a 14-5 record with a 3.69 ERA and 1.27 WHIP in 27 starts for the Yankees last season. Most recently this season, Sabathia cut back on the use of his four-seam fastball and used his sinker and cutter more often. The 37-year-old Sabathia said after the season that his first choice was to remain with the Yankees. (more...)
Raycom Media Camellia Bowl Betting Preview: Middle Tennessee State vs. Arkansas State Raycom Media Camellia Bowl Betting Preview: Middle Tennessee State vs. Arkansas State
- December 16, 2017

That still isn't quite the 38.6 points per game that the Red Wolves put up, but the Blue Raider defense is statistically better than Arkansas State's . MTSU's opponent this weekend is favored, owns one of the most risky offenses in college football and is a familiar foe. He would have to crack a decent Middle Tennessee defense to pull off that feat, as the Blue Raiders secondary allows just 212 yards on average through the air. (more...)
Chelsea keeper Thibaut Courtois cautious of Southampton menace Chelsea keeper Thibaut Courtois cautious of Southampton menace
- December 16, 2017

Forecast: Frosty early, less so later. The Chelsea manager confirmed that defender David Luiz is still struggling with injury. Everyone else is basically fully fit and ready to go. 'It was very good that we showed from the start we wanted to win against Huddersfield and that's the mentality we need in every game'. "I would prefer Southampton to have won their game against Leicester than lose in that way at home. (more...)
Lions host Bears in rare Saturday game Lions host Bears in rare Saturday game
- December 16, 2017

Even with Wright operating out of the slot, coming off a big game he could draw the attention of Lions cornerback Darius "Big Play" Slay, one of the best in the business who is second in the National Football League with five interceptions and 17 pass break-ups. (more...)
Neymar, Cavani, Mbappe Score As Dominant PSG Overpower Rennes
- December 16, 2017

But PSG turned the screw in the last 15 minutes, Cavani making it 3-1 with a sumptuous chip from distance before Mbappe once again found Neymar for a classy finish beyond Koubek. Koubek had to be alert again early in the second period, as a curling Neymar strike drew a diving save from the Czech Republic global, but Rennes halved the deficit eight minutes after the restart. (more...)
'Steve Smith joins Virat Kohli in freak category' 'Steve Smith joins Virat Kohli in freak category'
- December 16, 2017

Smith became the first captain with a 200-plus score in an Ashes Test since 1993 when Allan Border had achieved this feat. He further went on to hand England an advice on how to get Smith out. He had earlier tweeted saying that Steve Smith has joined Virat Kohli in the freak category . After reaching his 7th hundred against England, Smith ripped off his helmet and raised both arms aloft, pirouetting and waving his bat at his team's dressing room as a big third-day crowd stood and ... (more...)
Aggressive Tottenham confident of beating Man City - Dier
- December 16, 2017

Guardiola, who hopes to have captain Vincent Kompany available again for City's Carabao Cup quarter-final against Leicester City on Tuesday, said he wants to sign a central defender in January. That didn't go down well with the Argentine boss at the time and since then, the goals have been shared more evenly around the side. "For us, we felt the same last season at White Hart Lane - that something special happened around the team". (more...)
Bob Ferguson says he'll sue over FCC's net neutrality repeal Bob Ferguson says he'll sue over FCC's net neutrality repeal
- December 16, 2017

Lee took to the floor of the U.S. Senate shortly after the FCC action, praising FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and discounting critics' assertions that the changes would hurt new tech business efforts and allow ISPs to prey on ordinary consumers. "The internet is already free, open and transparent, and startups like us are benefiting from it", Hanna said. "This proposal has a great name but seems to do the opposite". (more...)
Chelsea set to make a move for Thomas Lemar Chelsea set to make a move for Thomas Lemar
- December 16, 2017

One of their star men and the subject of plenty of Premier League interest over the summer was Thomas Lemar . However, his goals to minutes ratio remains high, as he has a record of a goal every 67 minutes in the English top-flight. Reigning champions Chelsea are trailing the league leaders Manchester City by 14 points in the race for the title this season. Antonio Conte is desperate to strengthen his squad next month, having constantly criticised his club's transfer business in the ... (more...)