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Manchester United want to sign 'New Maradona' Manchester United want to sign 'New Maradona'
- December 31, 2015

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is lining up Jose Mourinho as an immediate replacement for ailing head coach Rafael Benitez, though the Portuguese is reported to favour taking over at Manchester United, according to The Sunday Times . (more...)
Guyer Institute claims employee who made accusations about Manning didn't work
- December 31, 2015

Manning said this week he had "never heard of ( Sly ) up until this report". But The Guyer Institute; Manning's adviser, Ari Fleischer; and Sly, in comments made after the report's publication, said Sly was an intern at the clinic in 2013, not in 2011. (more...)
Charlotte forward Jefferson to undergo knee surgery Charlotte forward Jefferson to undergo knee surgery
- December 31, 2015

Jefferson is averaging 12.5 points and 6.1 rebounds in 19 games this season. Jefferson just returned from a five-game suspension for violating the NBA's anti-drug policy and only appeared in two games before injuring his right knee. But Los Angeles outscored Charlotte 12-4 over the final minutes, capped by Paul Pierce's 3-pointer at the buzzer. "They were really good offensively, obviously". (more...)
Officers in Tamir Rice Shooting to Face a New Administrative Review
- December 31, 2015

Rice either meant to hand over the gun or show the officers it was not real McGinty said 'but there was no way for the officers to know that.' The Airsoft replica of a.45-caliber semiautomatic handgun usually has an orange tip on it but Rice's gun did not. (more...)
Steve Harvey makes fun of his Miss Universe gaffe
- December 30, 2015

She posted: "To Ariadna , you are an unbelievable woman and we are now bonded together forever by a unique experience". "I know how much pride many countries, fans and most importantly, the contestants take in preparing for this night". "Your destiny is written for you", she said. "This is what Pia showed in the middle of the confusion and controversy that marked her coronation as the new Miss Universe ". (more...)
Jordan Henderson backs Sam Allardyce to keep Sunderland up
- December 30, 2015

Christian Benteke is in line to start after coming off the bench to score the only goal during the win over league leaders Leicester City on Boxing Day. Meanwhile, Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce is set to take a risk by turning to veteran defender Wes Brown . We spoke with the Independent's chief football correspondent, Mark Ogden , to find out more. (more...)
Leicester, Manchester City end in goalless draw
- December 30, 2015

City finally managed to keep a clean sheet without injured captain Vincent Kompany (calf) - who was ruled out for up to four weeks by manager Manuel Pellegrini after the game - but hasn't won away in its last six attempts. Leicester survived the spell of pressure unscathed and finished the first half strongly. But they nearly fell behind when Otamendi met a corner from De Bruyne with a firm header that forced Schmeichel into another good save. (more...)
Ware's recovery lifts Broncos past Bengals 20-17 in OT
- December 29, 2015

He's one of the greatest players to ever play the game, and I feel awful for him going through it. But as I said earlier today, I fully support him. The Pack's run-game struggles and offensive-line protection issues keep circling back, and the stalwart defence finally caved against Arizona's onslaught on Sunday. (more...)
Javier Hernandez reveals reasons behind Manchester United exit
- December 29, 2015

After his short stint there, he made a switch to Bayer Leverkusen on a three year deal during summer. The 27-year-old Mexican has been revitalised in Germany , scoring 19 goals already this season for club and country. All my time there was good, with an incredible start, with many opportunities but ended badly because the opportunities decreased. "I'm so grateful to Ferguson", he said. (more...)
Manchester United Urgently Need Spiritual Solution- Louis van Gaal
- December 29, 2015

United continued to push for a victor - Wayne Rooney volleying their best chance over with four minutes to go - but, with only three goals scored in the last three league meetings between the sides at Old Trafford , a sense of inevitability over a stalemate began to settle on the occasion in the closing stages. (more...)
Broncos' Osweiler to start again
- December 29, 2015

Brock Osweiler will make his sixth start of the season Monday night versus the Cincinnati Bengals. If the Broncos hand the Bengals their fouth loss and both teams finish the season with idential records, the Broncos would get the bye by virtue of the head-to-head win. (more...)
Odell Beckham's appeal denied, suspension upheld
- December 28, 2015

Of course, plenty has been made of Beckham's actions last Sunday. "I am not here to make excuses for my conduct", he continued. In the passing game, running back Shane Vereen (51 catches) and rookie tight end Will Tye (34) have become frequent Manning targets. (more...)
Hiddink wants Drogba at Bridge Hiddink wants Drogba at Bridge
- December 28, 2015

Mourinho is unlikely to have offered a glowing endorsement for some of his former players, with Branisav Ivanovic, Cesc Fabregas and Diego Costa among those booed by Chelsea fans for their perceived role in the downfall of Mourinho. Guus Hiddink will take charge at the Stamford Bridge from Tuesday and his first assignment will be against the newly promoted Watford FC, who have won 4 games in a row and lie in a lofty seventh position in the table. (more...)
Broncos will check Peyton Manning's progress in Saturday workout
- December 28, 2015

He suffered a setback in his recovery last week after practicing for two days, and he was limited to just individual workouts this week. He was ruled out against the Steelers . On Wednesday, Manning returned to practicing on his own at the team's indoor facility, something he did two weeks ago and what he'll do the rest of this week. (more...)
Peyton Manning's future with Broncos could hinge on 'pivotal' Saturday workout Peyton Manning's future with Broncos could hinge on 'pivotal' Saturday workout
- December 28, 2015

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning , who has not played since November 15, finished up what Broncos coach Gary Kubiak called a "really good week" of work with a Saturday morning throwing session with the team's strength and conditioning staff. (more...)
Brock Osweiler to Remain Broncos Starting QB vs. Bengals Brock Osweiler to Remain Broncos Starting QB vs. Bengals
- December 28, 2015

This will be the sixth straight start of Osweiler while Peyton Manning continues rehab a torn planter fascia in his left foot. The Broncos can get some help if the Kansas City Chiefs, NY Jets and Pittsburgh Steelers lose this week. The Denver Broncos coaching staff will have a very tough decision at the quarterback position for this upcoming week. Brock Osweiler entered the game after halftime, and has started 5 games since then. (more...)
Redskins poised to lock up NFC East on Saturday night Redskins poised to lock up NFC East on Saturday night
- December 28, 2015

If the Eagles take down Washington and defeat the New York Giants the following week, or if they top the Burgundy and Gold and are tied with the Giants and Washington after next week, they claim the pennant. Cousins tweeted out this Sunday evening after his Redskins beat the Bills to move to 7-7. Starting cornerbacks Byron Maxwell and Eric Rowe were sidelined with injuries. (more...)
Six Points: Bengals vs. Broncos
- December 28, 2015

If Osweiler turns in another ho-hum performance, though, Manning could be back under center come Week 16. Peyton Manning (foot) has now gone six straight days without doing any on-field work. He then lost his next two games and Monday will be the sixth consecutive game he misses because of injury. Kubiak continues to insist the priority is getting Manning healthy. (more...)
Cousins leads Redskins to play-off berth Cousins leads Redskins to play-off berth
- December 28, 2015

The usual. As he exited, his back turned to the reporters, he pointed his thumb at the room and asked no one in particular "How many of them picked us to win the division?" At the start of the season, not many people would have thought that the Washington Redskins would be the team claiming glory in the NFC East, but after a win against the Philadelphia Eagles on Saturday, they're headed to the playoffs. (more...)
The Denver Broncos Announced Brock Osweiler Will Start In Week 16 The Denver Broncos Announced Brock Osweiler Will Start In Week 16
- December 28, 2015

Manning was ruled out on Wednesday for Monday night's game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Coach Gary Kubiak will have to decide which quarterback he feels gives him the best chance to win heading into the playoffs. The Broncos could lose to the Bengals and put their AFC West title hopes in jeopardy. So much so, that when Peyton Manning is practicing he's not even with the rest of the team so as to not be a distraction. (more...)