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Mohamed Salah hints at a future away from Liverpool Mohamed Salah hints at a future away from Liverpool
- Декабря 21, 2020

Salah highlighted his class once again as he contributed two goals to Liverpool's stunning 7-0 win at Crystal Palace on Saturday, with the fall-out from his comments in this interview likely to hasten discussions over a fresh contract. Arsenal , who won the FA Cup in August, have made their worst start to a top-flight season since 1974/75 and face a bleak New Year unless they can find a spark of inspiration from somewhere. (more...)
Full slate of world’s top players committed to play at Australian Open Full slate of world’s top players committed to play at Australian Open
- Декабря 21, 2020

The start date of the main draw of the tournament was originally slated for Jan.18. Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley has claimed that every big-name tennis player, including Roger Federer have confirmed their entry for the 2021 tournament. (more...)
Rudy Gobert Just Became the Richest Center in NBA History Rudy Gobert Just Became the Richest Center in NBA History
- Декабря 21, 2020

Rudy Gobert and the Utah Jazz could not come to an agreement, as the Frenchman rejected Utah's max offer contract extension, per Porter Larsen of ESPN. Gobert led the league in screen assists points per game in each of the previous four seasons. The Jazz now have Gobert under contract until the 2025 season with the player option set for 2025-26, perfectly matching the timelines of their two superstars. (more...)
AC Milan’s Leao creates Serie A history - in just six seconds AC Milan’s Leao creates Serie A history - in just six seconds
- Декабря 21, 2020

They are now three points ahead of second-placed Inter Milan - who are drawing 0-0 with Spezia at the time of writing. Milan later tweeted that Leão's goal came after precisely 6.2 seconds. "This game was important for us, because we had lost some points in the previous matches". Alexis Saelemaekers added a second goal following a powerful Theo Hernandez run in the 26th minute and Domenico Berardi pulled one back for Sassuolo late in the game. (more...)
Kyle Kuzma agrees to 3-year, $40 million contract extension with Lakers Kyle Kuzma agrees to 3-year, $40 million contract extension with Lakers
- Декабря 21, 2020

But he's primed for a big bounce-back year for Los Angeles. That left the only possible order of business for the Lakers as signing Kyle Kuzma to a contract extension. Per Kyle Goon of the Southern California News Group , the discussions between Kuzma and the Lakers have not progressed and are " tabled " at the moment. (more...)
Guardiola Calls For Man City Aggression In Hunt For Goals Guardiola Calls For Man City Aggression In Hunt For Goals
- Декабря 20, 2020

He's a guy who is so sensible and that helps to be focused on what we have to do. He dished out gifts at schools, while presents were also handed out to every foster kid in the city as part of the club's foundations Christmas drive. We have to start winning games in a row or it will not be possible'. "The reality is comparing the 40 goals we scored in the first 12 fixtures in the year when we won our first Premier League (in 2018), 36 for our second title (in 2019) and last season, we ... (more...)
Michael Owen states his prediction for Chelsea FC v West Ham Michael Owen states his prediction for Chelsea FC v West Ham
- Декабря 20, 2020

Chelsea host West Ham on Monday night in the Premier League - and some of the Blues fans on Twitter have responded by suggesting that Jorginho should be recalled to the side. The Blues right-back has been a pivotal player for Frank Lampard this season. Chelsea are confident they can hang on to Olivier Giroud in January and continue to show the striker that he will play enough to hold on to his place in the France squad for next summer's European Championships. (more...)
Ulsan Beats Persepolis 2-1 in Asian Champions League Final Ulsan Beats Persepolis 2-1 in Asian Champions League Final
- Декабря 20, 2020

Ulsan Hyundai FC players celebrate after the match [Ibraheem al-Omari/Reuters] Persepolis pushed forward but were unable to find the equaliser despite a penalty claim five minutes from time. Persepolis lost in the 2018 final. Ulsan, however hit back in the fourth minute of first-half stoppage time after they were awarded a VAR-assisted penalty when Ahmad Noorollahi fouled Yoon Bit-Garam inside the box. (more...)
Jeremy Lin to sign with Golden State Warriors' G League team Jeremy Lin to sign with Golden State Warriors' G League team
- Декабря 20, 2020

ET deadline. There seems to be a lack of clarity with respect to Lin's situation, but the guard may have just been trying to clarify that he won't be with the big club right now, but rather in the G League once logistics are figured out. Instead, the Warriors signed guard Eli Pemberton and waived him shortly afterward. He bounced between the Rockets, Lakers, Hornets, Nets, Hawks and Raptors before heading to China last season. (more...)
Golovkin TKOs Szeremeta in record-breaking title defense Golovkin TKOs Szeremeta in record-breaking title defense
- Декабря 20, 2020

The behind-closed-doors fight at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, which is being broadcast on the DAZN streaming platform, is also an opportunity for Golovkin to remind a worldwide audience that he remains a force in the division. (more...)
Iowa State's Hall, Campbell headline 2020 All-Big 12 awards Iowa State's Hall, Campbell headline 2020 All-Big 12 awards
- Декабря 20, 2020

That impressive title streak probably won't be enough to get the Sooners (8-2, No. 12 AP) back in the College Football Playoff for the fourth year in a row, even when paired with their seven-game winning streak. Following the timeout, the Cyclones picked up the first down with a 23-yard run by quarterback Brock Purdy . Oklahoma started off strong, ending the first half with a 24-7 lead and appeared to be cruising to another Big 12 title. (more...)
Aussie aces in mix at LPGA season closer Aussie aces in mix at LPGA season closer
- Декабря 20, 2020

Four of the top eight players in the world rankings - Kim, Ko, Lee and Henderson - now occupy top-eight positions on the leaderboard , while Hall and Ernst have both won LPGA Tour tournaments already this season. Kim and Ko are longtime friends. "It was great just being out here", said the Florida native, although Covid-19 restrictions meant her usual group of family members could not attend the event. (more...)
Hamilton welcomes Wolff extension, 2021 F1 contract talks yet to start Hamilton welcomes Wolff extension, 2021 F1 contract talks yet to start
- Декабря 20, 2020

Daimler, Mercedes' parent company, is reducing its current shareholding from 60 per cent, with Wolff increasing his 30 per cent stake, to create three equal partners with Ineos . Daimler chairman Ola Kallenius said Ineos' decision to join forces with the Mercedes F1 team was "a sign of the strength of the organisation". Now, with Ineos enlarging their partnership in the F1 franchise, could it be taken as the first step towards Daimler's speculated exit from it. (more...)
Maryland football pauses all team related activities for second time this season Maryland football pauses all team related activities for second time this season
- Декабря 20, 2020

The game will not be rescheduled and will be declared a no contest. The Champsionship game in Indianapolis between #3 Ohio State and #15 Northwestern is slated for a Noon kick-off Saturday. "Together, we experienced tremendous highs and we are deeply disappointed that we will not be able to test ourselves on the field against Michigan State". (more...)
'Canelo' Alvarez and Callum Smith Make Weight Ahead of Middleweight Title Tilt 'Canelo' Alvarez and Callum Smith Make Weight Ahead of Middleweight Title Tilt
- Декабря 20, 2020

The 30-year-old Mexican superstar will be giving up seven inches in height and nearly eight inches in reach against WBA and Ring magazine super middleweight champion Smith. Like Alvarez, Smith regularly finished opponents early in his career, recording opening-round knockouts in six of his first eight professional fights. (more...)
Rose Bowl moved from Pasadena to Arlington because of COVID-19 restrictions Rose Bowl moved from Pasadena to Arlington because of COVID-19 restrictions
- Декабря 20, 2020

The Rose Bowl asked the state for an exception to the restriction but was denied twice. "What's the sense of playing a game in an area of the country where nobody can be part of it?" The Rose Bowl was denied a special exemption from the state of California to allow a few hundred fans to attend the College Football Playoff semifinal on January 1, putting the game staying in Pasadena in serious doubt. (more...)
No. 21 Duke knocks off Notre Dame, 75-65 No. 21 Duke knocks off Notre Dame, 75-65
- Декабря 20, 2020

The Blue Devils will be without star freshman and National Basketball Association prospect Jalen Johnson, who has been ruled out indefinitely with a foot injury , the team announced on Twitter Tuesday. Roach, Steward and Brakefield each demonstrated smoothness that belied them playing in their first collegiate road game. The preseason all-ACC pick is sidelined with an unspecified foot injury that has him wearing a walking boot. (more...)
Tiger junior wants to 'get a win' with dad Tiger junior wants to 'get a win' with dad
- Декабря 20, 2020

Charlie is mouthing off, 'Here I am a 9-year-old beating the No. 1 player in the world and supposedly the best player of all time.' He three-putted and I made it. Gary Player, the victor of nine majors, and current world No. 3 Justin Thomas were among the other stars appearing with relatives, but there was understandable focus on Woods and Woods. (more...)
James, Davis back on court for Lakers as season draws near
- Декабря 19, 2020

It follows an abbreviated offseason which saw the Lakers strengthen an already formidable roster led by LeBron James and Anthony Davis . "Well, I hate when you all put power forwards and big men in the same category", O'Neal said. The Los Angeles Lakers host the Los Angeles Clippers in the season opener. The Lakers, who beat Miami to win the championship October 11, start the new season against the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday night. (more...)
New West Brom boss Sam Allardyce considering reunion with James Tomkins New West Brom boss Sam Allardyce considering reunion with James Tomkins
- Декабря 19, 2020

He said: 'I think this job is about the same. I thought I had cracked it, to be honest, after two years [out of the game]. Luke Dowling, the technical director, defended the decision to dismiss the popular Bilic, who had taken the club into the Premier League against the odds and the day after a highly-creditable 1-1 draw away to Manchester City on Tuesday. (more...)