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'He's not seen it' - Arsene Wenger questions penalty call 'He's not seen it' - Arsene Wenger questions penalty call
- January 02, 2018

Wenger will chalk up a landmark 811th Premier League game in charge of Arsenal when they travel to basement boys West Brom on Sunday, surpassing Alex Ferguson's number of games managed in the competition, and relentless talk regarding Sanchez's commitment to the Gunners' cause soured the Frenchman's mood ahead of what should be a celebratory occasion. (more...)
Murray Pulls Out Of Brisbane Tournament Murray Pulls Out Of Brisbane Tournament
- January 02, 2018

Federer prevailed at the Australian Open and Wimbledon past year and is the clear favourite to defend the first of those crowns and, at the age of 36, win a 20th major title. The 30-year-old last played competitively at Wimbledon back in July and has dropped to 16th in the world since. "You can't just be rehabbing for 10 months unless you've had surgery and been told it's that long", he said. (more...)
January transfer window: Nike 'announces Philippe Coutinho's move to Barcelona' on website January transfer window: Nike 'announces Philippe Coutinho's move to Barcelona' on website
- January 02, 2018

Act fast - free personalisation only available until January 6". With the January transfer window just around the corner, the Coutinho to Barca stories resurfaced - kickstarted by fans noticing that Barca sponsors Nike had created an ad promoting the Brazilian being in their colours. (more...)
David Wagner David Wagner "gutted" after defeat to Leicester City
- January 02, 2018

Mahrez submitted a transfer request in May but saw reported moves to Barcelona and Roma fail to materialise. A scrappy first half provided little entertainment for either set of supporters, but it was a completely different story after the break as two moments of high class sent Leicester on their way to what ultimately proved a straightforward win. (more...)
James Harden Injury Diagnosed as Hamstring Strain; Out at Least 2 Weeks James Harden Injury Diagnosed as Hamstring Strain; Out at Least 2 Weeks
- January 02, 2018

Harden suffered the injury while driving for a layup in the fourth quarter of a game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. Houston coach Mike D'Antoni said it was too early to speculate about the severity of Harden's injury. In the two overtimes alone, he recorded 15 points and three assists to key Houston's victory. P.J. Tucker scored off an offensive rebound to give the Rockets a lead, then a defensive stop for the Rockets sealed the Lakers fate. (more...)
Paul Pogba urges United to Paul Pogba urges United to "wake up"
- January 02, 2018

Romelu Lukaku was stretchered off after a clash of heads as Manchester United drew 0-0 with Southampton , while Mohamed Salah fired Liverpool to a 2-1 win over Leicester City in the Premier League on Saturday. "We lose Lukaku, I don't know for how long". You have to say the manager has to take responsibility for that. "Zlatan is one month out", said Mourinho of the veteran Swede. (more...)
Pep Guardiola: Packed festive fixtures are a 'disaster' for players Pep Guardiola: Packed festive fixtures are a 'disaster' for players
- January 02, 2018

It's a tradition, so I have to adapt", he told multiple English newspapers. Kevin De Bruyne was carried off on a stretcher late in Manchester City's 0-0 draw at Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Sunday. On top of the injuries, David Silva has played just one of City's last five games due to personal reasons. Sanchez has also been linked with a move to PSG in the summer. (more...)
Gionta named captain as U.S. unveils Olympic roster Gionta named captain as U.S. unveils Olympic roster
- January 02, 2018

Highlighting the contingent of college players are Jordan Greenway, a 20-year-old left wing at Boston College, and 20-year-old forward Troy Terry from the University of Denver. The Americans outshot Slovakia, Russia and Germany by a combined 90-60 while being outscored 12-4. South Korea has suggested that the two countries form a joint team to attend the event to be held in Pyeongchang County in February. (more...)
Stoke boss Hughes vows to improve results after latest loss Stoke boss Hughes vows to improve results after latest loss
- January 02, 2018

Teenagers Tom Edwards and Josh Tymon were drafted into Hughes's starting XI as the Potters were routed in West London. "We deserved something out of it but we didn't get it", added Hughes. "I was really pleased with the way the players were working on the pitch, trying to do everything I wanted". My point is that it should be the same for everybody, but it's not. (more...)
Bills celebrate their playoff berth, thank Bengals Bills celebrate their playoff berth, thank Bengals
- January 02, 2018

Hundreds of Bills fans confirmed that, sending donations to the Andy and Jordan Dalton Foundation as a thank-you for his last-minute TD pass that beat the Ravens Sunday and put the Bills in the playoffs. After Cutler's only drive of the game ended in a three-and-out, Buffalo took a 7-0 lead with a 72-yard drive that ended with Taylor's touchdown pass to O'Leary. (more...)
Watch insane play Notre Dame uses to beat LSU in Citrus Bowl Watch insane play Notre Dame uses to beat LSU in Citrus Bowl
- January 02, 2018

Boykin (three catches, 102 yards, one TD) was named Citrus Bowl MVP on a unit that had lost three of its top four pass catchers to suspension or injury. Then came a jaw-dropping play that gave Notre Dame its first January bowl win since the 1994 Cotton Bowl. LSU: The Tigers had a lousy day on special teams. (more...)
Dom Capers Reportedly Fired as Packers DC After 9 Seasons with Team Dom Capers Reportedly Fired as Packers DC After 9 Seasons with Team
- January 01, 2018

Boardman grad Corey Linsley and the Green Bay Packers have agreed on a 3-year, $25.5 million extension to keep the former Spartan in Green Bay until at least 2020. The defense hasn't finished among the top 10 teams since the 2010 Super Bowl season. McCarthy refused to address rumblings of Capers' firing Sunday. (more...)
Cavs: Isaiah Thomas to play against Portland Tuesday Cavs: Isaiah Thomas to play against Portland Tuesday
- January 01, 2018

The Cavs are now on a three-game losing streak, so Thomas' return could not have come at a better time. When the Cavaliers initially agreed to the deal with Boston for Irving, concerns with Thomas' physical led to the trade being held up for a few days until the Celtics added a second-round draft pick to the package. (more...)
Colts requested permission to interview Josh McDaniels for HC job
- January 01, 2018

National Football League rules allow assistant coaches from playoff teams that earned a first-round bye to interview during that week. A hot coaching candidate every season, Patricia has also been linked with the Lions and likely will be matched with a couple more as this process plays out. (more...)
Outback Bowl preview and prediciton Outback Bowl preview and prediciton
- January 01, 2018

That's because, of course, it was as the College Football Playoff Committee opted to put Alabama in this season's playoff field ahead of Ohio State , leaving the Big Ten out of the four-team field for the first time since its inception in 2014. (more...)
Bruce Arians tells Arizona Cardinals he is retiring Bruce Arians tells Arizona Cardinals he is retiring
- January 01, 2018

Watch video of the announcement here . Today, Arians made it official. Arians said he informed his players of his decision following Sunday's win over the Seahawks. By 9 a.m. Monday morning, four National Football League head coaches were fired: Jim Caldwell ( Detroit Lions ), Chuck Pagano ( Indianapolis Colts ), John Fox (Chicago Bears ), and Jack Del Rio ( Oakland Raiders ). (more...)
Klavan makes Premier League history with dramatic winning goal for Liverpool Klavan makes Premier League history with dramatic winning goal for Liverpool
- January 01, 2018

But Wilson rescued Bournemouth in the 79th minute with his fifth league goal of the campaign and Eddie Howe's side are now unbeaten in their last three games. Liverpool gave up an equalizer late in the game and it looked like the Reds were going to drop points against Burnley . While the game's tempo remained at full throttle at the start of the second half, the lack of accuracy across the park was not in line with what is expected at the Premier League level. (more...)
Bears fire Fox after third straight last-place finish Bears fire Fox after third straight last-place finish
- January 01, 2018

Fox likes to say that this is a "results-based business", and the Bears clearly did not have much to show on that count. Fox, whose contract ran through the 2018 season, had a 14-34 record with the Bears since being hired in January 2015 after a four-year stint as coach of the Denver Broncos . (more...)
New Zealand v/s West Indies second T20 abandoned due to rain New Zealand v/s West Indies second T20 abandoned due to rain
- January 01, 2018

His half-century is the second-fastest for New Zealand in T20s, behind his own record of 14 deliveries. Colin Munro had delighted the home fans with an electric 23-ball 66 at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui , including three sixes and 11 fours. (more...)
Jack Del Rio Expected to Remain Raiders HC Unless Jon Gruden Returns
- January 01, 2018

Gruden has been one of the most sought after coaches on the open market over the past few years, with Schefter originally reporting on Saturday that the Raiders were likely to put on a full-court press in order to acquire his services. Raiders owner Mark Davis has offered Gruden an ownership stake in the past, according to sources, and if he were willing to do so again, the contract then would have to be approved by all 32 National Football League owners. (more...)