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Harry Kane is 'a blessing and our future' - Mauricio Pochettino Harry Kane is 'a blessing and our future' - Mauricio Pochettino
- February 11, 2018

The visitors were starting to look exposed at the back and Spurs wasted three chances on the break, with Son Heung-min blazing over the bar, Alli prodding wide when one-on-one with Cech and substitute Erik Lamela seeing an effort blocked wide at the right-hand post. (more...)
Trump signs deal to end brief government shutdown, increase United States spending Trump signs deal to end brief government shutdown, increase United States spending
- February 11, 2018

The House narrowly passed a sweeping bipartisan budget accord early today, ending an hours-long government shutdown and clearing a path for huge spending increases for both the Pentagon and domestic programs. Paul's call clearly angered Republican leaders - Sen. But frustrations were clear in both sides of the Capitol, where just hours earlier leaders had been optimistic that the budget deal was a sign they had left behind some of their chronic dysfunction. (more...)
Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Newcastle v Man United Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Newcastle v Man United
- February 11, 2018

As things stand, Rafa Benitez's side occupies the 16 spot with 25 points. They are sitting pretty in second with five points more than the team behind them. Last season, only Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcus Rashford spent more time on the pitch than Mata. United are favourites to win this game , and they are available at their best odds of 4/6 at Bet365. (more...)
Lewandowski not interested in Real Madrid speculation Lewandowski not interested in Real Madrid speculation
- February 11, 2018

In an interview with French radio station RMC, via FourFourTwo , Xavi said: "I think PSG are a spectacular team that are made to win the Champions League". His age, Real Madrid's proposed end-of-season revolution and the current market value all combine meaning this summer could present the ideal opportunity to finally make the move happen. (more...)
Newcastle United v Manchester United Preview Newcastle United v Manchester United Preview
- February 11, 2018

But asked if, given a free Saturday, he would choose to watch United or City , he replied with a smile: " Newcastle United U23s". Mourinho , who has coughed up more money in fines than any other current Premier League manager, declared: "I'm committed to win the award this season of the best behaved manager on the touchline". (more...)
With Extraordinary Political Theater, Winter Olympics Begin With Extraordinary Political Theater, Winter Olympics Begin
- February 11, 2018

South Korea 's Yonhap news agency reported that servers were shut down to prevent damage to technical systems, causing problems with the Pyeongchang Olympic website. U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres sat next to Kim Yong Nam, and they had long conversations through an interpreter. Interested in North Korea? Kim Yong-nam, North Korea's nominal head of state, is seen in the center. (more...)
NBC to stream live Olympics coverage on Snapchat NBC to stream live Olympics coverage on Snapchat
- February 11, 2018

If previous years' trends continue, however, these games might see fewer viewers. The Rio games were the first that NBC also streamed online simultaneously, and those viewers are included in the overall viewership count. Download the NBC Sports App for your phone, tablet, or connected TV for access to live video and features. The live TV streaming service from YouTube will let you watch Winter Olympics live streams on NBC , NBCSN , MSNBC, CNBC , and USA. (more...)
Neymar playing through pain ahead of Champions League showdown with Real Madrid Neymar playing through pain ahead of Champions League showdown with Real Madrid
- February 11, 2018

The defensive lapses that allowed the visitors to pull two goals back late on will be a concern for Zidane, but Ronaldo's return to form is a huge boost. They could not keep up the same intensity after the restart, however. Ronaldo had a hard time earlier in the season with just four goals in his first 14 La Liga games, but the reigning Ballon D'Or holder now has seven strikes in his last four outings in the competition. (more...)
Real warm up for PSG date in style Real warm up for PSG date in style
- February 11, 2018

Last season, Ronaldo was struggling for goals in the Champions League, but hit 10 from the quarter-finals onwards, including two in the final against Juventus, as Madrid claimed La Duodécima in Cardiff. "Our strikers are top class as well and we want them to express their talent". As a result , Premier League clubs could circle, and Manchester United were installed as the frontrunners with Jose Mourinho keen to strengthen in midfield ahead of next term. (more...)
Riyad Mahrez returns to Leicester City training Riyad Mahrez returns to Leicester City training
- February 11, 2018

Kevin De Bruyne curled a cross into the penalty area and Sterling nipped in front of Marc Albrighton at the back post to guide the ball home for his 20th goal of the season. He is not just a player who treats football like work, he enjoys the pitch, to stay after training sessions. Leciester boss Claude Puel will be frustrated by the result , but the two players are at least a threat to any side in the country. (more...)
Aguero hits Leicester for four Aguero hits Leicester for four
- February 11, 2018

Manchester City were in absolutely magnificent form once again as they swept aside Leicester City 5-1 in Saturday evening's Premier League clash at the Etihad Stadium. It was the seventh home game in succession that Aguero has scored and his 14th in 10 matches. "But we can drop points, lose games, but as long as we are who we are". (more...)
NewsAlert: Snowboarders Parrot and McMorris capture silver and bronze at Pyeongchang Olympics NewsAlert: Snowboarders Parrot and McMorris capture silver and bronze at Pyeongchang Olympics
- February 11, 2018

And the teenager reacted to his final score just like you would. The 17-year-older from OH won the gold medal in slopestyle snowboarding. Gerard is the second straight American to win slopestyle, which made its Olympic debut four years ago. (more...)
Olympics Opening Ceremony dominates Friday ratings Olympics Opening Ceremony dominates Friday ratings
- February 11, 2018

South Koreans angry at North Korea's perceived "hijacking" of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics have sarcastically dubbed it the "Pyongyang Games", but it seems many really are struggling to differentiate between the two places. Will the North Korean cheerleading team? On Saturday, he tweeted that the U.S. would not " allow the propaganda charade by the North Korean regime to go unchallenged on the world stage". (more...)
Mahrez on the bench for Manchester City clash Mahrez on the bench for Manchester City clash
- February 11, 2018

Sergio Aguero scored his second hat-trick in three home games since the club called off their move for Alexis Sanchez. With 48 minutes gone, and the score level at 1-1, De Bruyne played a give and go with Sterling on the left wing and cut inside. (more...)
Charlie Adam Produces Amazing Miss As Stoke Can Only Draw With Brighton Charlie Adam Produces Amazing Miss As Stoke Can Only Draw With Brighton
- February 11, 2018

Stoke required Jack Butland after just 92 seconds, with the England goalkeeper producing a fine save to prevent Izquierdo from finding the top corner. Brighton failed to get close enough to the Switzerland winger, whose precise effort found the bottom-left corner with Stoke's first shot on target. (more...)
Tom Brady reflects on Super Bowl loss, feels 'gratitude' toward teammates Tom Brady reflects on Super Bowl loss, feels 'gratitude' toward teammates
- February 11, 2018

They lost their MVP-candidate quarterback. Dozens of you sent us pictures from Thursday's parade in Philadelphia or other celebrations of the Eagles' Super Bowl LII victory, using the New Jersey 101.5 app . The Eagles defensive linemen step up once again in this crucial time, but Brady still finds a way to throw a first down pass on 4th and 10 with 26 seconds left. (more...)
Moon in talks with high-level N.Korean delegation Moon in talks with high-level N.Korean delegation
- February 11, 2018

On Friday, the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics kicked off with a show of unity between North Korea and South Korea. A majority of America's athletes in Pyeongchang are first-time Olympians - but there is also deep experience on the team. (more...)
Virginia Tech upsets No 2 Virginia in OT Virginia Tech upsets No 2 Virginia in OT
- February 11, 2018

The Cavaliers (23-2, 12-1), whose only loss prior to Saturday had been a 68-61 decision at West Virginia on December 5, had been poised to replace Villanova as the No. "Sometimes, you've got to give teams credit for what they do". The Hokies, who average almost 85 points per game, will have to score over 70 to beat this Virginia team. (more...)
CAS rejects appeals of 13 Russians on eve of Olympics CAS rejects appeals of 13 Russians on eve of Olympics
- February 11, 2018

But on Thursday, the Court of Arbitration for Sport announced it was clearing 28 other Russian athletes who competed in Sochi, including 13 athletes who would conceivably be eligible for these Games. "We are still looking into this issue. we want them to (give) a satisfying explanation", Bach said, adding: "We are extremely anxious about the governance of AIBA". (more...)
Gylfi Sigurdsson inspires Everton to victory over Crystal Palace Gylfi Sigurdsson inspires Everton to victory over Crystal Palace
- February 11, 2018

Gylfi Sigurdsson opened the scoring just moments after the restart when he saw his shot deflect off James Tomkins , with Oumar Niasse doubling the lead five minutes later. However, the Palace boss said his Everton counterpart had called to apologise for mockingly calling his speech impediment during Allardyce's meeting with undercover reporters posing as businessmen which eventually cost him his job as national team manager. (more...)
Leicester are stronger with returning Riyad Mahrez - boss Claude Puel Leicester are stronger with returning Riyad Mahrez - boss Claude Puel
- February 11, 2018

Also an ex-England coach, Neville believes an opportunity should have been given to one of City's many promising academy prospects. "If you're the academy or reserve team manager at Manchester City you must think "I'm wasting my time". (more...)
He deserves all the credit - Guardiola salutes four-goal Aguero He deserves all the credit - Guardiola salutes four-goal Aguero
- February 11, 2018

Four goals probably outweighs three assists, but De Bruyne's vision and creativity was on a different level against Leicester , and City fans loved the 26-year-old stealing the match-ball as a joke. Sterling now has 20 goals already this season - well clear of his best-ever total of 11 for a full season - and Guardiola needs him to carry on making a big contribution with Jesus and Leroy Sane still some time from returning from injury. (more...)
Benitez warns errors can't be made in opposition to Man United Benitez warns errors can't be made in opposition to Man United
- February 11, 2018

Mourinho indicated full back Luke Shaw is set to sign a new long-term contract after the 22-year-old worked his way back into the first-team plans. "Because I know Shaw since he arrived in the Premier League with Southampton and I know his potential, his quality". (more...)
Nassar transferred to prison in Arizona Nassar transferred to prison in Arizona
- February 11, 2018

Nassar faces two long prison sentences in MI for molestation. The Nassar scandal upended the gymnastics world and raised alarms about the sport's ask-no-questions culture. United States Olympic Committee Board of Directors Chairman Larry Probst said on Friday before the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Games in South Korea that the US Olympic system "failed" the hundreds of young female athletes who were sexually abused by Nassar. (more...)
Kane Buries Arsenal in North London Derby Kane Buries Arsenal in North London Derby
- February 11, 2018

I love the diversity. He questioned the difficulty in assessing just what a player has done and how much contact there has been - and admitted that when he first came to England, the rules were better. He said: "He hasn't scored in 13 games and you look at that, he cost around £50m but he's been seriously effected by the Aubameyang purchase". It has been at around this point that they have started to drastically improve, in terms of both results and performance. (more...)
Pochettino 'proud' of stylish Spurs after derby win Pochettino 'proud' of stylish Spurs after derby win
- February 11, 2018

Pochettino described Harry Kane as "a blessing and our future" after his victor in Saturday's clash with Arsenal . And more questions will be asked of Alexandre Lacazette's future role at the Emirates in the wake of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's arrival as the Frenchman missed a great late chance to snatch a point after coming off the bench. (more...)
Deadline was about culture change — Cavs GM Deadline was about culture change — Cavs GM
- February 11, 2018

Cleveland overhauled its roster in the hours leading up to the deadline. Another said: "What the f*** is going on with the Cavs??" [Brandon Ingram has] been doing a fabulous job but we've gotta get another guy in here. "This trade really puts some wind in our sails". Thomas seemed to sense his unusual stay in Cleveland was over. "I'm exhausted of being traded". (more...)
Lucas Moura On Bench - Tottenham Hotspur Team vs Arsenal Confirmed Lucas Moura On Bench - Tottenham Hotspur Team vs Arsenal Confirmed
- February 11, 2018

However, this win sees Tottenham take seven points from United, Liverpool and Arsenal ahead of Tuesday's UCL clash against Juventus. It was the Tottenham striker's seventh goal in seven league games against the club who rejected him as a youngster. (more...)
Conte thanks Chelsea fans for their backing Conte thanks Chelsea fans for their backing
- February 11, 2018

The Brazilian's performance on his first Premier League start since October at Vicarage Road attracted widespread criticism, but Conte insisted that he has fully recovered from the knee inflammation that prolonged his absence from the team and is "in contention" for Monday's game. (more...)
Chelsea at a crossroads, admits captain Cahill Chelsea at a crossroads, admits captain Cahill
- February 11, 2018

The reports adds that they are already preparing for life without Conte and Luis Enrique is a serious candidate to replace him ahead of the 2018-2019 campaign. In a news conference on Friday, Conte insisted that the level of speculation surrounding his future is unfair and pointed to the injuries that Chelsea are dealing with - most notably Morata, who has not featured since being sent off in extra-time of Chelsea's penalty shootout win over Norwich City in an FA Cup third round replay last ... (more...)

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