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Sam Allardyce leaves the Everton manager's job Sam Allardyce leaves the Everton manager's job
- May 16, 2018

Allardyce agreed a contract until the summer of 2019 when he took over last November with the club 13th in the Premier League, five points above the relegation zone. 'Again, we'd like to place on record our honest thanks to Sam for his work with us over the last few months and wish him well for the future'. The 40-year-old Portuguese was the preferred choice for owner Farhad Moshiri when Ronald Koeman was shown the exit door. (more...)
Carrick makes immediate switch to coaching role Carrick makes immediate switch to coaching role
- May 16, 2018

Michael Carrick is relishing the next phase of his footballing career as he prepares to move from playing to coaching under Jose Mourinho at Manchester United . It's an unbelievable place to play football. Meanwhile, Manchester United now turn their attention to their last clash of the campaign, where they will meet Chelsea in the FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium next weekend. (more...)
Mourinho not replacing Faria 'a gamble': Phelan Mourinho not replacing Faria 'a gamble': Phelan
- May 16, 2018

The end game, maybe, if I get into it and I think I'd like to manage - probably at this stage, my answer would be yes. "I'm going to have assistant coaches, I'm going to have fitness coaches, and a structure where they have specialists in different areas connected to the performance". (more...)
Mercedes chief drops Daniel Ricciardo bombshell amid Red Bull contract stand-off Mercedes chief drops Daniel Ricciardo bombshell amid Red Bull contract stand-off
- May 16, 2018

Red Bull's Helmut Marko continues to believe that Pirelli's modified tyres introduced in Spain were done so to help Mercedes, but Toto Wolff says his countryman is barking up the wrong tree. Wolff responded, " It's not the first time the doctor [Marko] sees ghosts ". "There were problems with blistering on the tires in the winter tests, even at Red Bull . (more...)
Chelsea leading the race to sign Jean-Michael Seri Chelsea leading the race to sign Jean-Michael Seri
- May 16, 2018

London rivals Chelsea are also interested in the midfielder, who is rated at around £40million and almost signed for Barcelona last summer, and are monitoring developments. The African star has scored two goals and has made five assists in 30 appearances in Ligue 1 this season. Antonio Conte's future is up in the air after an underwhelming title defence, though the Stamford Bridge club still have the opportunity to finish the campaign with some silverware in the FA Cup final against ... (more...)
Patrick Mabedi Has Commented On Kaizer Chiefs Season Patrick Mabedi Has Commented On Kaizer Chiefs Season
- May 16, 2018

Update: We will not be hosting our traditional annual Players' Awards at the end of this season. It will be the first time in our history that we will not be having the event. The Johannesburg club finished third in the Premier Division, failing to win silverware for the third year running. Malawian Patrick Mabedi was named caretaker coach and former Chelsea and West Ham United manager Avram Grant is among those linked with the position. (more...)
Hazard waiting for new signings before committing Hazard waiting for new signings before committing
- May 16, 2018

And Hazard believes beating United and winning the FA Cup would salvage some pride from what has been another disappointing Premier League defence for Chelsea. After the World Cup we will be... Hazard announced his arrival at Chelsea after their memorable Champions League win six years ago. This season was not good but you know - this is Chelsea. (more...)
Pittsburgh Pirates send White Sox to 12th loss in 14 games Pittsburgh Pirates send White Sox to 12th loss in 14 games
- May 16, 2018

The Pirates' 7-0 pounding of the White Sox didn't come without a price. Pittsburgh is 8-1 in their last nine home games and 40-19 in their last 59 versus the AL Central. "I went back and looked at it. Velocity was there, which hasn't been that good in a while". Meanwhile, the over is 7-0 in the Pirates' last seven Wednesday games and 4-1-1 in their last six in game two of a series. (more...)
Capitol Views: 'Pretend budget' advanced by Louisiana Senate Capitol Views: 'Pretend budget' advanced by Louisiana Senate
- May 16, 2018

Edwards said in a Monday afternoon press conference that, when the current regular session ends early, he will issue a call for a special session that begins May 22 and ends June 4 - the same day the current regular session was to end. Those provisions, along with a Republican effort to make passage of Democrat-backed bills conditional upon passage of GOP-backed bills, were mainly to blame for the failure to meet a compromise. (more...)
JR Smith Shoves Al Horford Mid-Air, Marcus Smarts Retaliates JR Smith Shoves Al Horford Mid-Air, Marcus Smarts Retaliates
- May 16, 2018

However, Smith fouled Horford while the latter was in mid-air. Smith's push was delivered in frustration as the Cavaliers watched a 55-48 halftime advantage disappear, with the incident coming as the Celtics were holding a 12-point lead at 99-89. (more...)
UNCW men's golf climbs leaderboard at NCAA Regional tournament UNCW men's golf climbs leaderboard at NCAA Regional tournament
- May 16, 2018

PT Tuesday, May 15. The Waves were in ninth place after the first round. Schaake was three-over for the day and five-over for the tournament when round two was suspended. The Cyclones were led on day two by senior Denzel Ieremia. Blustery conditions made things tough on the par-72 course, with just one team, host No. (more...)
Stevens on LeBron: 'Nobody has been better at making adjustments' Stevens on LeBron: 'Nobody has been better at making adjustments'
- May 16, 2018

If he keeps up his two-way punch, the Celtics would be well on their way to gaining a 2-0 series lead and putting the pressure on the Cavs . Boston entered with the same gameplan as Toronto did in the series, which was taking those shooters away and forcing LeBron to carry a large load offensively, but the Celtics have personnel better suited to that objective, with a group of young, talented defenders who stayed engaged. (more...)
Lineup change possible as LeBron, Cavs look to bounce back Lineup change possible as LeBron, Cavs look to bounce back
- May 16, 2018

The new Cavs players struggled to find any rhythm with James, and Cleveland eventually moved Thomas and Crowder in separate trades, netting Rodney Hood, Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr.in return. "The good thing about our group is we've had a bunch of starting lineups this year". He is confident that the Celtics will continue to do well against James in Game 2 as they have a great strategy. (more...)
Yankees recall Clint Frazier from Triple-A, replacing David Hale Yankees recall Clint Frazier from Triple-A, replacing David Hale
- May 16, 2018

Mid-fifth, the Nats and the Yankees are tied, 3-3. Veteran Howie Kendrick , a longtime Yankee tormentor as he came in with a career average against them of.346, led off with a double. Frazier is slashing.362/.423/.702 with 3 home runs, 3 doubles, and 2 triples across 12 games in Triple-A Scranton this season. Right-hander Wander Suero is next. (more...)
Los Angeles Will be Verizon's 2nd 5G Market for 2018 Los Angeles Will be Verizon's 2nd 5G Market for 2018
- May 16, 2018

The first city, Sacramento , was first revealed in November 2017. There are four cities that will be part of Verizon's 5G launch, but the other two are unnamed for the moment. Verizon is launching 5G in 2018, just not the wireless kind that your phone will get to play with. He said Verizon has "busted the myths" around millimeter wave, proving that transmissions in these higher bands can pass through foliage and do not require line of sight. (more...)
EPL: Manchester City Broke 7 Records To Win EPL: Manchester City Broke 7 Records To Win
- May 16, 2018

Yesterday's late win against the Saints saw City break yet another record. Silva had already missed time during City's Premier League campaign while he stayed close to his family during the time of crisis. We were together so good, all the staff, Mikel. We tried to recover. The footballer also became the first Egyptian and Arab player in the history to win the Golden Boot prize. (more...)
JR Smith called for flagrant foul after dirty play JR Smith called for flagrant foul after dirty play
- May 16, 2018

Horford's teammate Marcus Smart immediately ran over to stand up for his teammate and got into it with Smith. Technical fouls were also assessed to Smith and Smart for their confrontation. Here's the entire play, including the extra curricular activity. Smith and his Cavaliers are lucky that he wasn't given a Flagrant 2 foul. He could very well have been ejected from the game. (more...)
Stephen Piscotty Homers in First At-Bat Since Returning From Bereavement List Stephen Piscotty Homers in First At-Bat Since Returning From Bereavement List
- May 16, 2018

Stephen Piscotty launched an 0-2 pitch from Eduardo Rodriguez over the green monster in left field. It's hard to imagine that he's ever hit a much more memorable shot than that one. The gesture was a tribute to his mother, Gretchen Piscotty, who passed away on May 6 after battling ALS for almost one year. "The hand over my heart, that's something my mom would do when she wasn't able to speak", Piscotty said. (more...)
Capitals' Backstrom misses 4th straight game Capitals' Backstrom misses 4th straight game
- May 16, 2018

But if you're looking for the long-shot payoff, it's also not necessarily a bad time to throw one in on the Lightning, as Tampa Bay still thoroughly outmatches the Caps in talent and has, you know, terrible D.C. There was a time when the Washington Capitals couldn't be trusted to advance past the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. This time, the Lightning prevented the momentum swings. (more...)
Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson Moraes extends contract until 2025 Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson Moraes extends contract until 2025
- May 16, 2018

We won 50 points at home and 50 away. Aside from his impressive offensive productivity, the Belgian global also played a central role in Pep Guardiola's tactical philosophy. Andrew Robertson is in as part of a back four. The Scot has been superb since displacing Alberto Moreno at left-back. Perhaps the club most attuned to the riddle that the Premiership title defence is, has been Chelsea , who held the record for most points (95 points in 2004-05) and most wins (30 wins in ... (more...)

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