by | December 12, 2017 | 16:50

While United would not fancy their chances of overcoming Manchester City over two legs after their humbling at Old Trafford on Sunday, they could reach the final of this competition without the need to beat Guardiola's side as Mourinho's brand of attritional football is hugely effective at the back end of a competition where away goals can be so significant.

by | December 12, 2017 | 16:46

But it left the door open for Russian athletes with a clean history of non-doping to be invited to compete as neutrals under an Olympic flag, not a Russian one. That followed investigations into doping by Russian athletes and tampering with their drug-test samples during the Sochi Games. "We will search Olympic venues to check for bombs, protect athletes and visitors, and guard against any attempts to assassinate key figures", Jin Jeong-hyeon, a police inspector from the SWAT team, told ...

by | December 12, 2017 | 16:15

It's unfortunate. Ideally you would commit 100 per cent, 200 per cent on the pitch and be an angel after. "Sometimes that can happen in big derbies". Look how many French caps he has got since he came here. Rumours of a departure have resurfaced but Wenger restates his admiration for Giroud: "Personally I want him to stay until the end of the season and then we will see".

by | December 12, 2017 | 15:41

New Zealander Raelene Castle has been confirmed as Rugby Australia's new boss in another piece of sports administration history. RA chairman Cameron Clyne said Castle's commercial experience and ability to "make money" for the national body made her the standout applicant among more than 200 candidates including former Wallabies captain Phil Kearns.

by | December 12, 2017 | 12:11

Gory images show the 32-year-old's ear nearly split in half from the top, hanging sickeningly from the side of his head. Smith, a former Commonwealth Games gold medallist, thankfully received immediate medical treatment and had the grisly wound stitched up before he was allowed to return home.

by | December 12, 2017 | 11:07

The New England Patriots and the Miami Dolphins will face each other for the second time in three weeks in Monday Night Football. Cutler has also played well as he has thrown 181 yards and a touchdown on the night. The Dolphins' unpredictability played a major role in its 27-20 victory over the Patriots. The Patriots only gained two yards in the first quarter, their worst showing since Brady's first season as a starter, and they went 0-11 on third downs, something a Brady-led team has ...

by | December 12, 2017 | 10:56

And it was a fully deserved victory for Guardiola's team, who dominated almost the entire contest as their ability to retain possession through their manager's patented passing game left United chasing shadows. Silva? He might get a slot on the right for winnable games but you'd imagine the manager would be terrified of using him too much. "They score two very bad goals, they score two goals that is quite unbelievable to concede, and when you concede two goals like this in a match of this ...

by | December 12, 2017 | 10:53

The Rockets (21-4) have now won 10 straight games while maintaining a slender lead over the Warriors out West. Chris Paul had a quiet start to the night, but he almost cut the lead in half in the last 94 seconds of the period. The Rockets' closing lineup of Paul, Harden, Eric Gordon , Trevor Ariza and P.J. Tucker shot a ridiculous 83.3 percent from the field down the stretch, and Paul and Harden combined for 25 of their 40 fourth-quarter points.

by | December 12, 2017 | 10:46

Despite yesterday's setback, Liverpool have been on great form, earning 17 of a possible 21 points since their last defeat at Tottenham, and winning their Champions League group in style. Shakhtar Donetsk will face AS Roma, while defending champions, Real Madrid booked a titillating face-off with Neymar's Paris Saint Germain . Chelsea were arguably one of the tougher sides Barca could have been paired with, but Valverde feels it is a tie which will excite supporters.

by | December 12, 2017 | 10:35

Maradona reportedly visited a hospital later in the day to deliver cheques to cancer patients, while he may also take part in a charity football game. Argentine football legend Diego Maradona on Monday said he is not the "God of football" but a normal footballer. Maradona was presented with a uttariyo (traditional scarf) on stage and a gold bracelet by the organisers.

by | December 12, 2017 | 10:23

Patrick Brown at Vols247 has obtained the details of Schiano's MOU with the university. If the agreement would have been signed, the university would have owed Schiano $4,125,000 the first contract year, 4,175,000 the second contract year, 4,225,000 the third contract year, 4,225,000 the fourth contract year, 4,275,00 the fifth contract year, and 4,325,000 the sixth contract year.

by | December 12, 2017 | 09:53

According to Soshnick and Jordyn Holman of Bloomberg , former employee Jami Cantor filed an amended complaint in her lawsuit against the National Football League , citing harassment from each of her colleagues. The men named in the suit are not included as defendants. Representatives for the accused did not immediately respond to Bloomberg's requests for comments.

by | December 12, 2017 | 09:15

LaMelo, 16, and LiAngelo Ball, 19, agreed to deals with Vytautas that will allow the two prospects to start their careers in a competitive professional league with a history of producing National Basketball Association players and focus on development.

by | December 12, 2017 | 00:58

That's where it stands". "If I don't know by tomorrow, they're going to be putting (team doctor) Pat McKenzie on IR." he joked. He was placed on injured reserve and underwent surgery. He's been throwing for at least the past three weeks. "There hasn't been a target he hasn't hit" during rehab process, according to McCarthy. "This is now in the hands of the experts", McCarthy said.

by | December 11, 2017 | 22:42

He said it "hurt pretty bad", but he was able to get loose and return to the game. The Colts are led by quarterback Jacoby Brissett , who took over for Scott Tolzein after one start. The offense has been the issue, as they are scoring just over 17 points per game. The contest will mark the 24th all-time regular season meeting between the teams, with the Broncos leading the series, 13-10.

by | December 11, 2017 | 21:39

If all plans go well, the prospective fight between the UFC giant and boxing legend would take place in April next year, during the lengthy recess of the Philippine Senate of which Pacquiao is a member. Ferguson is riding a 10-fight win streak. Well, following UFC Fight Night 123 in Fresno on Saturday, not surprisingly, White was asked about Pacquiao's recent comments.

by | December 11, 2017 | 21:11

Patterson's transfer was set into motion when Ole Miss was hit with NCAA sanctions following several rules violations . Patterson was one of the Rebels' prized recruits for the 2016 recruiting class. He joins freshman Dylan McCaffrey, who was redshirted in 2017, and incoming freshmen Joe Milton and Kevin Doyle on the quarterback depth chart. Sometimes that gets him in trouble, but for the most part he's an electric player.

by | December 11, 2017 | 21:04

Salah, who has been in sparkling form for Liverpool, won the coveted award ahead of the likes of ahead of Senegalese and Liverpool teammate Sadio Mane , Nigerian and Chelsea forward, Victor Moses of Chelsea, reigning African Footballer of the Year 2017, Gabonese and Borussia Dortmund Striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang; Guinean and RB Leipzig midfielder.

by | December 11, 2017 | 20:49

Kevin Durant scored 13 of his 36 points in the third quarter, and the Warriors beat the Detroit Pistons 102-98 on Friday night to finish 6-0 on the trip. Tobias Harris tossed in 11 points while Anthony Tolliver and Boban Marjanovic chipped in 10 apiece off the bench. Coach Stan Van Gundy said he didn't get an explanation of the foul or why the officials reviewed whether it was a flagrant foul.

by | December 11, 2017 | 20:17

Jonny Bairstow has said he will "take matters further" if the sledging "crossed the line" again, but Paine has dismissed such talk and claims his side's on-field behaviour has been perfectly acceptable. "We're still talking about [Ben] Stokes and then there's [Jonny] Bairstow who I thought was a little bit up and down, whether he was going to be their next senior player to step up, and we haven't seen that yet".

by | December 11, 2017 | 20:12

He also said that the anti-terror operation was carried out by the joint team of the Jammu and Kashmir Police, the Rashtriya Rifles and the CRPF . The police said three "unidentified" Lashhker-e-Toiba militants were killed in an encounter after forces laid siege to Mir Mohalla locality of Unisoo village around 12:30 am.

by | December 11, 2017 | 20:02

According to a police report obtained by TMZ, McDowell was yelling with the head of security at SL Lounge about $600 he believed he was owed by the club. McDowell has been on the non-football injury list. "He immediately accused me of stealing money from him, while I began to search his person, before placing him inside my vehicle, as we are trained to do".

by | December 11, 2017 | 19:43

The tour is set to kick off in Phoenix on June 6. Kesha is making her triumphant return with her new album " Rainbow " and Macklemore's new album " Gemini " debuted at No. Lawn tickets to "The Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore " will be $19 the first week of sales for the July 10 concert. A portion of the proceeds from each ticket sold will be donated to RAINN (The Rape, Abuse and Incest Network) as well as M Plus1, which advocates for racial and social equality and justice.

by | December 11, 2017 | 19:24

The young Aussie Eurovision hopeful is honoured to fly the Aussie flag at the upcoming music fest and feels blessed to represent her homeland in the competition. As a competitor, Mauboy, whose mother is from the Indigenous KuKu Yalanji tribe and whose father is from Timor, said wanted to write something that reflected "Australia as a whole".

by | December 11, 2017 | 19:19

FanRag Sports' Jon Heyman reported the Yankees will hold a "major press conference" in Orlando, Florida , ahead of the 2017 MLB winter meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. He is owed $ 295 million over the next 10 years with an opt-out clause in 2021. Despite hitting 59 home runs last season, Stanton was put on the market nearly immediately after the campaign.

by | December 11, 2017 | 18:50

The New England Patriots are 8-0 straight up and 7-1 against the spread over their last eight games with a current run of 6-0 ATS. New England's last instance as a double-digit favorite came as a 17-point favorite in late November against these Dolphins in a game in which the Patriots successfully covered the spread.

by | December 11, 2017 | 18:10

Enjoy watching the world's best players. There have been numerous examples, with a prominent one involving Lexi Thompson at the LPGA's ANA Inspiration tournament in April, when it was discovered she had failed to properly mark her ball on a green.

by | December 11, 2017 | 17:04

VICTOR Oladipo's insane season has just gotten even better after an insane overtime performance, while the Toronto Raptors continue to quietly achieve. IN mounted a late rally, however, closing the half with a 17-8 run to make it 66-59. Oladipo made six 3-pointers, with the biggest coming with 2:10 to play in the third quarter to give in its first lead of the game.

by | December 11, 2017 | 16:36

Verizon will no longer be the exclusive USA mobile carrier for NFL games - instead, the telco is gaining rights to live-stream gridiron action to any mobile, web and connected-TV device nationwide under a new five-year pact with the league.

by | December 11, 2017 | 15:28

Rookie Mitchell Trubisky threw for a touchdown and ran for another in his best showing, and Chicago ended a five-game losing streak by routing the lackluster Bengals 33-7 on Sunday. Fuller had an easy interception go through his arms in the game, and ultimately it led to a touchdown. "I just trusted him and he went up and made great catches today", Trubisky said.

by | December 11, 2017 | 15:27

The board believes Jamshed played a central role in the spot-fixing scandal which hit PSL earlier this year. "PCB has not levelled any fixing charges on Jamshed as yet as there is another investigation under way against him in (the) UK", PCB's legal advisor Taffazul Rizvi revealed on Monday, reported AFP .

by | December 11, 2017 | 13:42

The BCB boss was not aware of the identity of his Test vice-captain, and that will not imbue Mahmudullah with confidence in his new senior role. Basically, we think that there should be a change here. We want best batting service from Mushfiq. We want to give him some time to relax and moreover he should concentrate on his batting. There were calls for a change after the team's dismal performance on the tour of South Africa where they failed to register a single victory.

by | December 11, 2017 | 13:43

The report also adds India , in a bid to attend to Virat Kohli's comments about player burnout due to frantic schedule, won't play matches outside the FTP. Apart from the FTP, the Indian cricket board will also discuss the specifications of their new financial model and discuss the now-defunct Kochi Tuskers Kerala's compensation package.

by | December 11, 2017 | 12:41

Outside of a 1-1 draw against Everton in August, City has been practically ideal, racking up 14 wins in the Premiership. City's players switched off in the final moments of the half and United made them pay. Their victory ended United's run of 40 home games unbeaten in all competitions. Defender Nicolas Otamendi scored the victor for Manchester City to hand them a 2-1 victory against Manchester United in the English Premier League (EPL) fixture at the Old Trafford here on Sunday.

by | December 11, 2017 | 08:22

Morris was chosen along with his teammate from the Detroit Tigers, Alan Trammell , a six-time All-Star and four-time Gold Glover at shortstop. The three-time 20-game victor was chosen Sunday by a 16-man panel that considered candidates from the sport's modern era.