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Swansea Metropolis sack supervisor Paul Clement Swansea Metropolis sack supervisor Paul Clement
- December 24, 2017

Oddly, Clement had been part of all the usual media interviews in the afternoon, but was given his marching orders on the evening, and with the club struggling for any sort of form of late then they will face a gargantuan task to down a Crystal Palace side that have won their last two games, and look a different animal under an inspired Roy Hodgson at Selhurst Park. (more...)
Lakers end Rockets' win streak at 14 Lakers end Rockets' win streak at 14
- December 24, 2017

The Rockets' collapse appeared to frustrate Harden, who was ejected for knocking the ball out of a referee's hands in the final minute. He was twice whistled for offensive fouls late, one of which prompted coach Mike D'Antoni to draw a technical foul for arguing with 2:20 remaining. (more...)
Dick Enberg, Hall of Fame sportscaster, died at the age of 82 Dick Enberg, Hall of Fame sportscaster, died at the age of 82
- December 24, 2017

The family is still awaiting a cause, but it is believed Enberg died of a heart attack. "Dick was an institution in the industry for 60 years and we were lucky enough to have his iconic voice behind the microphone for Padres games for almost a decade". (more...)
Nadal withdraws from exhibition event with Aus Open looming Nadal withdraws from exhibition event with Aus Open looming
- December 24, 2017

It is another serious blow for the event, who were boasting unbelievable names of three-time slam victor Stan Wawrinka , Milos Raonic and Rafa, but all three names have since dropped out through injury. For this reason, I have sadly announced to the organisers and now to you fans that I won't play this time in Abu Dhabi . "A great way to start the season". (more...)
Mourinho escapes with FA warning after pre-derby comments Mourinho escapes with FA warning after pre-derby comments
- December 24, 2017

It makes the infamous "pizza-gate" fight with Arsenal sound tame! FA had asked both Manchester United and Manchester City to submit their observations after reports had emerged that milk and water was thrown by the City players at United manager Jose Mourinho following the derby on December 10. (more...)
Lakers' Brandon Ingram out against Blazers with quad issues Lakers' Brandon Ingram out against Blazers with quad issues
- December 24, 2017

Shabazz Napier added 21 points and CJ McCollum had 17 for Portland, which played without injured star Damian Lillard. As the Lakers' second-leading scorer this year, Ingram is now averaging 16.0 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game in 34.8 minutes of action per contest. (more...)
Real Madrid vs. Barcelona: Clásico en el Bernabéu por la Liga Española Real Madrid vs. Barcelona: Clásico en el Bernabéu por la Liga Española
- December 24, 2017

No tan de escritorio porque venía de fallar uno y nunca es fácil el penal siguiente. "Su uno contra uno en la primera en el mediocampo dificultaba", concluyó Iniesta . En el complemento la historia cambiaría. A placer se adelantaba el Barcelona . "No tengo los datos del entrenador del Real Madrid para su alineación". (more...)
Jose Mourinho takes aim at 'childish' Manchester United after Leicester draw Jose Mourinho takes aim at 'childish' Manchester United after Leicester draw
- December 24, 2017

However, Mourinho is of the belief that Ibrahimovic could be the next man to occupy the position, as ahead of United's trip to Leicester City , he told the club's website : "He played the last match [against Bristol City] in that period in the second half where we replaced Daley Blind with Lukaku and Lukaku played no.9 and Zlatan played no.10". (more...)
Lakers lose sloppy game to Trail Blazers 95-92 Lakers lose sloppy game to Trail Blazers 95-92
- December 24, 2017

After that experiment, Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts went with a more conventional approach by starting fourth-year guard Shabazz Napier alongside CJ McCollum , Evan Turner, Al-Farouq Aminu and Jusuf Nurkić. Following the 95-92 loss at Staples Center, head coach Luke Walton revealed his message through 31 games of the 2017-18 National Basketball Association season. (more...)
Washington Wizards vs. Orlando Magic - 12/23/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Washington Wizards vs. Orlando Magic - 12/23/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- December 24, 2017

The Magic are now 11-22, third-worst in the Eastern Conference ahead of the lowly Atlanta Hawks and surging Chicago Bulls. The announcement was made after Vucevic was forced to the locker room in the first quarter of Saturday's game against the Washington Wizards . (more...)
Leicester City vs. Manchester United 2017 live stream
- December 24, 2017

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes his team are being "punished" with their fixtures during the Christmas period. Mourinho claimed afterwards that he felt the match at the King Power Stadium was an "easy" one to win and had said as much to his players at half-time, when the scores were locked at 1-1. (more...)
Lionel Messi hails Barcelona fans after El Clasico triumph: Merry Christmas! Lionel Messi hails Barcelona fans after El Clasico triumph: Merry Christmas!
- December 24, 2017

Real Madrid had Dani Carvajal sent off for a handball, and the referee chose to award a penalty instead of allowing the goal to stand after it had crossed the goalline. His hands-off approach gets the praise when things go well, as they mostly did through his first 18 months in the job. Zidane's plan to stop Messi involved Mateo Kovacic tracking him everywhere. (more...)
City marches on but Pep rules out four trophies City marches on but Pep rules out four trophies
- December 24, 2017

ITALY : Guardiola is " more attractive to the Italian media than Jose Mourinho ", according to La Gazzetta dello Sport , who dedicated a page of their midweek "Extra Time" supplement to Manchester City's 16-game Premier League winning streak. (more...)
Devils head into holiday break with 4-1 win over Blackhawks
- December 24, 2017

ABOUT THE DEVILS (20-9-5): Brian Boyle , who didn't make his season debut until November 1 after disclosing in mid-September that he was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia, tormented his former team by scoring the tying goal in the third period and the decisive tally in the shootout. (more...)
Celtics stay hot, defeat Bulls 117-92 in Boston
- December 24, 2017

Justin Holiday had a good first quarter as he had nine points. Jayson Tatum added 13 points, and Al Horford and Aron Baynes each had 10 for the Eastern Conference-leading Celtics (27-9) as all five starters were in double figures. Bulls had a decent first half, but the second half was just a whole different story. They moved with objective, continuing picking off Bulls defenders in pick and roll, driving and passing out to shooters as Boston remained better than 50 percent shooting through ... (more...)
Magic's Nikola Vucevic out 6-8 weeks with broken left index finger
- December 24, 2017

A versatile post presence with deft touch around the rim and a silky mid-range jump shot, Vucevic won't easily be replaced by Magic head coach Frank Vogel. Vucevic joins Terrence Ross , Evan Fournier , and Aaron Gordon on the Magic's injury list, leaving Elfrid Payton as the only active player as of the moment among the Magic's starting five on opening night. (more...)
Raiders receiver Cooper hopes to play Eagles tie Raiders receiver Cooper hopes to play Eagles tie
- December 24, 2017

He suffered a concussion and a sprained ankle courtesy of a hit from Denver Broncos safety Darian Stewart back on November 26, and since then, he has missed two games and left two other contests prematurely. The Raiders do hope to have Cooper active Monday for their prime-time Christmas Day game against the Eagles, head coach Jack Del Rio said. According to Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio , the chance Del Rio returns as the Raiders' head coach in 2018 is now "a coin flip". (more...)
Bellamy reveals the surprise candidate to potentially replace Conte at Chelsea Bellamy reveals the surprise candidate to potentially replace Conte at Chelsea
- December 24, 2017

Conte feels it is "a pity" if referee Lee Mason showed Morata a yellow card just for celebrating his stoppage-tie Carabao Cup victor against Bournemouth by putting the ball up his shirt - a tribute to the fact his wife is expecting a baby. (more...)
Brady shuts down questions about trainer Guerrero
- December 24, 2017

There was then a tense exchange between him and a reporter who asked about Brady's reaction to when Belichick told him. "I mean, how do you say that he said anything?" "How do you know what he said?" The Globe also reported that Guerrero had worked with almost every player in the Patriots locker room at some point, via the TB12 Center at Patriot Place, where they received massage work and learned stretching exercises. (more...)
Kerr: Kerr: "It would be completely irresponsible" if Stephen Curry played against Cleveland
- December 24, 2017

Kerr noted there likely wouldn't be any questions about his return on Christmas if they weren't playing Cleveland, which they've faced the last three years in the NBA Finals. Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said on Saturday that Stephen Curry won't play on Christmas Day against the Cleveland Cavaliers . "It looks like he's gaining confidence in that movement", Kerr said. (more...)
Bristol City knock Manchester United FC out of League Cup Bristol City knock Manchester United FC out of League Cup
- December 24, 2017

They found the south coast side an easier nut to crack this time with Sterling again on target as City continued to turn the title race into a procession. "I only have to score the goal!" "But I think tonight was the greatest moment in both of our tenures", said Johnson, whose team are pushing for promotion in third place. (more...)
Josh Rosen To Sit Out Cactus Bowl vs. Kansas State Josh Rosen To Sit Out Cactus Bowl vs. Kansas State
- December 24, 2017

According to Tracy Pierson with 247 Sports , Rosen has dealt with concussion symptoms multiple times this season and has been a limited participant in practice this week. Rosen will discuss with his parents a potential NFL Draft declaration following the bowl game. Rosen threw for 3,717 yards and 26 TDs this season. UCLA and Kansas State kick off at 9:00 p.m. (more...)
Sentiment Change Report: Ignyta (NASDAQ:RXDX)
- December 24, 2017

It has underperformed by 8.03% the S&P500. The California-based Clenar Muke Llc has invested 0.05% in the stock. Td Asset Management Incorporated holds 16,600 shares or 0% of its portfolio. owns 9,615 shares or 0.21% of their U.S. portfolio. Meeder Asset Mgmt accumulated 186 shares or 0% of the stock. Bogle Invest Management L P De stated it has 0.53% in Ignyta, Inc. (more...)
Winnipeg Jets fall to New York Islanders in Brooklyn Winnipeg Jets fall to New York Islanders in Brooklyn
- December 24, 2017

Goal scorers for Winnipeg were Tucker Poolman who scored in the first period while Adam Lowry added a goal in the third. The trio generated offensive zone time but were unable to beat Halak. Anthony Beauvillier tacked on another with 4:59 remaining. NOTEWORTHY: Shawn Matthias, Marko Dano and Julian Melchiori were healthy scratches for Winnipeg. (more...)
Middlesbrough have 'parted company' with manager Garry Monk
- December 24, 2017

The club would like to thank Garry for all his hard work and dedication and wish him all the best for the future. "The club will be making no further comment until an appropriate time". Fans of the Whites were quick to take to Twitter to voice their opinions on his departure, with many suggesting that the grass is not always greener when you leave a club. (more...)
Dick Enberg, Legendary Sports Broadcaster, Dies at 82 Dick Enberg, Legendary Sports Broadcaster, Dies at 82
- December 24, 2017

Scully was among the first to congratulate Enberg when it was announced three years ago that he had been chosen for induction into the broadcasters' wing of the Baseball Hall of Fame as the 2015 recipient of the Ford C. Enberg's time at UCLA came during an era where the team won eight consecutive NCAA Championships. He said the most historically important event he called was "The Game of the Century", Houston's victory over UCLA in 1968 that snapped the Bruins' 47-game winning streak. (more...)
Saints striker Austin angers Huddersfield with kick in face Saints striker Austin angers Huddersfield with kick in face
- December 23, 2017

Depoitre's intervention extended Southampton's run without a clean sheet to 10 league games and it proved enough for the visitors to claim a valuable point, despite Yoshida giving them a scare by heading against the post in stoppage-time. (more...)
Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (SPR) Stock Price Hits 52-Week High Today
- December 23, 2017

Cornerstone Investment Partners Llc who had been investing in Spirit Aerosystems Holdings for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $10.03B market cap company. Axa has invested 0% of its portfolio in Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc . 174,256 were reported by Martingale Asset Mngmt L P. Bluecrest Mngmt Ltd stated it has 0.12% of its portfolio in Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc . (more...)
I did not cough to put my opponent off - Justin Pipe I did not cough to put my opponent off - Justin Pipe
- December 23, 2017

Smith took the early advantage, and found himself leading 2-1, and with 56 left to clear to win the match. He hit 16 to leave the classic double-top finish. "If Justin Pipe needed to cough, he made no effort to turn away". Except for Justin Pipe . "What we see is he moves in to get closer to Bernie Smith , then he lets out the cough". (more...)
Leaner and perhaps meaner, Elliott talks about his return but little else Leaner and perhaps meaner, Elliott talks about his return but little else
- December 23, 2017

I'm just trying to start a new page, a new chapter", he said. However, when Cowboys reporters pressed him on the matter and sought details about his time in Cabo that would undoubtedly interest their readers, Elliott allowed his frustrations to boil over and walked out abruptly. (more...)