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Padres Acquire Blake Snell From Rays In Blockbuster Trade Padres Acquire Blake Snell From Rays In Blockbuster Trade
- Декабря 28, 2020

The 2018 American League Cy Young Award victor is headed to San Diego in exchange for catcher Francisco Mejia and prospects Luis Patiño , Cole Wilcox and Blake Hunt , according to Dennis Lin of The Athletic . The Padres are reportedly sending a bunch of young players to the Rays. Once Mike Clevinger returns from Tommy John surgery in 2022, the Padres will have three top pitchers who can match up against any other contender. (more...)
Ronaldo Defeats Messi, Others To Emerge Globe Soccer Player Of The Century Ronaldo Defeats Messi, Others To Emerge Globe Soccer Player Of The Century
- Декабря 28, 2020

The 35-year-old, who has won domestic league titles in Spain, England and Italy and Euro 2016 with Portugal , spoke about his pride at receiving the accolade, given to the player judged the best between 2001 and 2020. Ronaldo also said that he doesn't mind being booed by fans. "I do it first of all because I love football". But I don't like it, to be honest. "I hope in 2021 they can change the rules and we can see the stadiums full of people", he said. (more...)
Clippers lose Kawhi Leonard to bloody injury late in win over Nuggets Clippers lose Kawhi Leonard to bloody injury late in win over Nuggets
- Декабря 28, 2020

Leonard departed with the Clippers up 108-97. According to Andrew Greif of The L.A. Times , Leonard has a laceration in his mouth that required eight stitches. When Paul George saw a bloodied Leonard on the floor, he was very concerned. George finished with 23 points , nine assists, and five rebounds and made 5 of 9 from 3-point range for the Clippers. (more...)
Liverpool concedes late to draw 1-1 with lowly West Brom Liverpool concedes late to draw 1-1 with lowly West Brom
- Декабря 28, 2020

Perhaps the most ominous aspect of this match for the Baggies is that Liverpool have been much better at home than they have on the road this term; the overall length of their 66-game unbeaten Anfield run is remarkable, but arguably more impressive is the fact that they have won 32 of the last 33, picking up 97 points from a possible 99 in the process. (more...)
Celtics legend KC Jones dies at 88 Celtics legend KC Jones dies at 88
- Декабря 28, 2020

To this day, Jones is just one of eight players to win college basketball and NBA titles as well as Olympic gold, joining Russell, Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Jerry Lucas, Quinn Buckner, Clyde Lovellette and Anthony Davis . In NBA history, only teammates Bill Russell and Sam Jones have more championship rings during their playing careers. The Boston Celtics confirmed the passing of K.C. (more...)
Canada steamrolls Germany 16-2 at world junior hockey championship Canada steamrolls Germany 16-2 at world junior hockey championship
- Декабря 28, 2020

The Germans couldn't run anything resembling a real practice until the day before their first game. Canada exploited defensive and goaltending mistakes by the worn out Germans in Saturday's lone Pool A game. "We were unhappy. But I do think we did a really good job". "It could have been two hundred to one". "We have no time to waste". "I think we learned to be really patient with the outcome and not start panicking and force it". (more...)
Barcelona: Messi will miss Eibar game due to ankle injury Barcelona: Messi will miss Eibar game due to ankle injury
- Декабря 28, 2020

What did Messi say about Barcelona? "The club is very bad [financially], very bad", he said. In an extensive interview with La Sexta's Jordi Evole , Messi also lifted the lid on why he tried to quit Barca in August, spoke about a possible reunion with Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar and detailed how his relationship with Bartomeu, who resigned in October, deteriorated. (more...)
LeBron James and the Lakers hit Luka Doncic’s Mavericks LeBron James and the Lakers hit Luka Doncic’s Mavericks
- Декабря 27, 2020

Anthony Davis finished with 28 points and James added 22 points and 10 assists. James rose to second on the NBA's all-time Christmas points list with 383, passing Oscar Robertson by six to pull within 12 of matching the late Kobe Bryant's career record. (more...)
Pakistanis react to Green Shirts exclusion from ICC Teams of the Decade Pakistanis react to Green Shirts exclusion from ICC Teams of the Decade
- Декабря 27, 2020

ICC Women's ODI Team of the Decade: Meg Lanning (Captain), Alyssa Healy , Suzie Bates , Mithali Raj , Stafanie Taylor , Sarah Taylor, Ellyse Perry , Dane Van Niekerk , Marizanne Kapp , Jhulan Goswami , and Anisha Mohammed. The ICC Awards of the Decade is a one-off edition of the annual awards programme, aimed at celebrating the stand-out performers and moments from the past ten years of worldwide cricket. (more...)
Roger Federer to return to tennis at Australian Open Roger Federer to return to tennis at Australian Open
- Декабря 27, 2020

She will once again attempt to pull level with Margaret Court as a 24-time Grand Slam champion. In the past 17 years, the all-time grand slam leading trio of Djokovic (2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2019, 2020), Federer (2004, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2017, 2018) and Nadal (2009) have won the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup 15 times between them. (more...)
Chetan Sharma appointed new chairman of selectors Chetan Sharma appointed new chairman of selectors
- Декабря 27, 2020

The CAC review the candidates after a one-year period and make the recommendations to the BCCI . Sharma, who turns 55 in January, has played 23 Test matches and was one of the 11 candidates interviewed virtually on Thursday . Sunil Joshi, who is now the chairman of the selection panel, has played 15 Tests. "I thank the BCCI for bestowing faith in me and I am looking forward to justifying it", Kuruvilla said as quoted by Sportstar . (more...)
COVID-19: Two Manchester City Players Test Positive COVID-19: Two Manchester City Players Test Positive
- Декабря 27, 2020

Striker Jesus scored an early opening goal in the 4-1 EFL Cup quarter-final win at Arsenal on Wednesday (AEDT), while defender Walker made a substitute appearance. The news follows the announcement by Fulham on Xmas Eve that manager Scott Parker would be absent from the touchline for their Boxing Day sport in opposition to Southampton following a member of his house examined good. (more...)
Utah star freshman running back Ty Jordan, 19, dies in shooting Utah star freshman running back Ty Jordan, 19, dies in shooting
- Декабря 27, 2020

He ran for 597 yards on 83 carries with six touchdowns and had 11 catches for 126 yards in Utah's five games.This is a developing story. "We are deeply saddened and shocked to learn of Ty Jordan's passing early this morning and our thoughts and prayers are with those who loved him dearly, including the young men in our football program". (more...)
Manchester City’s Kyle Walker, Gabriel Jesus test positive for COVID-19 Manchester City’s Kyle Walker, Gabriel Jesus test positive for COVID-19
- Декабря 27, 2020

This brings the total number of confirmed cases since the start of the epidemic to 2188587. All four of Jesus, Walker and staff members will now undergo a period of self-isolation in accordance with the Premier League and UK Government protocol on coronavirus quarantine. (more...)
Man Utd boss Solskjaer 'very pleased with influence' of goalscorer Fernandes Man Utd boss Solskjaer 'very pleased with influence' of goalscorer Fernandes
- Декабря 27, 2020

Instead, United conceded five minutes before the end to provide a dawning realisation that such talk is premature. "He creates chances, scores goals, takes risks - which any United player should be allowed to do and be fearless enough to do", he told reporters. (more...)
Ohio State vs. Northwestern - Game Preview
- Декабря 27, 2020

Rutgers maintained the double-digit lead throughout the remaining seven minutes of the half, although Young's layup on Ohio State's final possession of the first half cut the Buckeyes' deficit to 10 points at 38-28 as the two teams went into the locker room. (more...)
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp plays down concerns over Mohamed Salah Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp plays down concerns over Mohamed Salah
- Декабря 27, 2020

Granit Xhaka then answered his critics after being sent off in a 1-0 defeat by Burnley earlier this month, with a brilliant free-kick to double Arsenal's lead just before half-time. Ignoring that setback, Kortney Hause and Anwar El Ghazi wrapped up the points for Villa. Moments later Mings blocked off Zaha and the England global was dismissed in first-half stoppage time. (more...)
Proteas left to ponder clumsy day as sprightly Sri Lanka take control Proteas left to ponder clumsy day as sprightly Sri Lanka take control
- Декабря 27, 2020

But despite the brisk start, Sri Lanka's top order struggled a bit against the Proteas' pace-attack. But Sri Lanka effectively added another 230 runs before losing another wicket when Chandimal fell, and Mulder then removed Dickwella for a well played 49, and seamer Lutho Sipamla (1-68) bowled fellow debutant Wanindu Hasaranga (18)."The guys aren't happy with the performance, we are a young team and they are coming together as we go". (more...)
Browns' Goodson out for Jets game after positive COVID test Browns' Goodson out for Jets game after positive COVID test
- Декабря 27, 2020

The Browns will try to earn a playoff spot without starting linebacker B.J. Goodson, who will miss the game on Sunday, Dec. 27, against the New York Jets after testing positive for COVID-19. The Lions even played without interim head coach Darrell Bevell and several assistants in Saturday's embarrassing 47-7 loss to the Buccaneers. Linebacker Jacob Phillip was also placed on the list. (more...)
Solskjaer's verdict on cup victory Solskjaer's verdict on cup victory
- Декабря 27, 2020

Solskjaer's United are a frustrating team that occasionally (around once a season) turn into clutch world-beaters for a couple of months, enough to save a season but not enough to win a title. The Gunners have lost five of their last seven league games with new West Bromwich Albion manager Sam Allardyce saying they now face a similar relegation battle as his side. (more...)