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Mohamed Salah dive row as Liverpool beat Palace Mohamed Salah dive row as Liverpool beat Palace
- Августа 21, 2018

So, this is a huge feather in their caps to grab three points at such a hard place, and that too along with a clean sheet, which they haven't kept at Selhurst Park since Palace's re-introduction in the Premier League in 2013. "If people can't see that, then I'll be the pariah who only sees what he wants to see". "There's no way he is looking to foul the player". "I don't want penalties for my team in that way". (more...)
Eden Hazard's future rests on Chelsea qualifying for Champions League Eden Hazard's future rests on Chelsea qualifying for Champions League
- Августа 21, 2018

Chelsea have begun the season confidently under new manager Maurizio Sarri , winning both of their opening games, against Huddersfield Town and Arsenal . "We want to prove to the football world that even with offers that are well over 100 million, when an association says no, we mean it". "I think it's normal". (more...)
Mohamed Salah wins Liverpool penalty at Crystal Palace Mohamed Salah wins Liverpool penalty at Crystal Palace
- Августа 21, 2018

But to see a defender winning nearly 100% of the situations clearly without a foul. It was very important that Virgil was there with that kind of presence. During the game that was my opinion and after the game when I saw the image, Mama tried to touch the ball, he did not touch the ball and in my opinion he did not touch the man. (more...)
Federer to face Wawrinka in quarter-finals at rain-hit Cincinnati Federer to face Wawrinka in quarter-finals at rain-hit Cincinnati
- Августа 21, 2018

Djokovic showed incredible defence along the baseline before Dimitrov committed a pair of unforced errors in what proved to be the final game, losing his grip on the title. Halep then took her winning streak to eight matches with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Tsurenko, who had triple break point to take a 5-1 lead in the first set but could not capitalise and the match then swung away from her. (more...)
England chasing record 521 to win third Test against India: day four England chasing record 521 to win third Test against India: day four
- Августа 21, 2018

India's comeback lay in Pandya's riveting spell as much as in their catching behind the wicket , the hero being the 20-year-old Rishabh Pant , who caught five to become just the fourth Indian wicketkeeper with as many as five catches on debut. (more...)
How accurate is the preseason AP Top 25? How accurate is the preseason AP Top 25?
- Августа 21, 2018

You can see the entire poll and first-place votes listed below. Alabama becomes just the second program to ever be ranked No. 1 in three straight AP preseason polls. 20 to open up the 2010 season - Jimbo Fisher's first year as head coach. Past year the Crimson Tide became the first AP preseason No. 1 to win a national championship since Southern California in 2004. (more...)
Former Manchester United star expects Jose Mourinho to be gone by Christmas Former Manchester United star expects Jose Mourinho to be gone by Christmas
- Августа 21, 2018

Counter-intuitively, Mourinho preaches creative freedom and Guardiola is the disciplinarian. However, according to ESPN , Shaw will be assessed this week as United prepare for their encounter with Spurs on Monday evening. There is a long way to go before then, and on paper United should be capable of winning most of these matches, but it doesn't require a big leap of the imagination to see a series of defeats here. (more...)
Nun's First Pitch At MLB Game Is Devilishly Good Nun's First Pitch At MLB Game Is Devilishly Good
- Августа 21, 2018

Dressed in her traditional habit, a t-shirt with the name of the high school she reps and a pair of sensible sneakers, the nun warmed up by showing off her casual ball skills before tossing the overhand pitch. Sign her up, lowly White Sox. But don't put Sister Mary Jo's great performance down to divine intervention. He added, "She stepped back at about 45 feet, and threw a bullet". (more...)
UCF ranked No. 21 in preseason AP top 25 poll
- Августа 21, 2018

Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide walks on the field against the Florida Gators before the SEC Championship at the Georgia Dome on December 5, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. 9 Auburn, No. 18 Mississippi State and No. 25 LSU. The team with the highest point total leads the rankings . Alabama and Clemson are seen by many as the top two teams in the country and most preseason polls (and projection systems) fall in line with that thinking. (more...)
Former Cardinals RB Adrian Peterson to visit Redskins
- Августа 21, 2018

Despite only rushing for 601 yards and appearing in just 13 games over the last two seasons , Peterson clearly thinks he can still be a valuable asset to some team in the league this year. "We want to bring them in to get physicals on them just in case", Gruden said, when specifically asked of Charles and Peterson. Head coach Jay Gruden told reporters that he wanted to see the progress of Perine and Marshall before the team made any roster decisions. (more...)
Salah shortlisted for UEFA Men's Player of the Year Salah shortlisted for UEFA Men's Player of the Year
- Августа 20, 2018

For the women's award, the shortlist of three players was selected by a jury composed of the coaches of the 12 highest-ranked teams in the latest UEFA women's national team rankings, together with the coaches of the 8 clubs which participated in the quarter-finals of the 2017/18 UEFA Women's Champions League . (more...)
Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne suffers knee injury in training Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne suffers knee injury in training
- Августа 20, 2018

Manchester City's Kevin de Bruyne has had to undergo tests due to a right knee injury. "Along with Mo Salah, he was the standout star of last season". City's pot could be substantially bigger this year with the changes too, given De Bruyne's reported £260k per week and Aguero on £250k. "They have a lot of depth in midfield with the two Silvas, Fernandinho and Riyad Mahrez", he added. (more...)
Nun Throws Out Epic First Pitch at Chicago White Sox Game
- Августа 20, 2018

Perhaps she could link up with Sister Jean, who became America's sweetheart as she cheered on the Loyola-Chicago Ramblers during their Cinderella run at this year's NCAA tournament. Though we really shouldn't have been all that surprised by the flawless pitch. The Royals may have won the game 3-1, but the story was Sister Mary Jo. (more...)
Arsenal Confident Of Striking A Deal For Midfielder Arsenal Confident Of Striking A Deal For Midfielder
- Августа 20, 2018

Paul Merson has urged Aaron Ramsey to commit his future to Arsenal . Arsenal's talks with Aaron Ramsey regarding a new contract have reportedly stalled . According to the Daily Mirror , Arsenal's confidence is in the face of unnamed Chinese Super League clubs showing interest on top of links with Chelsea , Manchester United , Lazio and Barcelona . (more...)
Roger Federer makes Novak Djokovic prediction for Cincinnati Masters final Roger Federer makes Novak Djokovic prediction for Cincinnati Masters final
- Августа 20, 2018

Djokovic had to work for more than two and a half hours to overcome Cilic , the 2016 champion in the hardcourt US Open tuneup event. Djokovic is playing his sixth final in Cincinnati - he tied Stefan Edberg at the second place for most finals, just behind Federer - and he would achieve Career Golden Masters by winning the title, it means winning all the current Masters 1000 events on the ATP Tour. (more...)
Misery for Mourinho as uninspired Man United lose at Brighton Misery for Mourinho as uninspired Man United lose at Brighton
- Августа 20, 2018

Mourinho said he would not blame individuals, despite admitting his side made "incredible mistakes". Last year, we had nearly the same attitude as today and it's not right. The Portuguese has previously singled out players for criticism if he felt they performed below expectations but said his side were not good enough as a collective against Brighton . (more...)
Kane happy to banish August goal hoodoo Kane happy to banish August goal hoodoo
- Августа 20, 2018

Harry Kane finally ended his August Premier League goal drought as Tottenham beat Fulham 3-1 at Wembley. Harry Kane looks set to be given another opportunity to break his August duck against Fulham , despite the Spurs and England captain having effectively had no pre-season training. (more...)
Wallabies fullback Folau to miss Eden Park clash against All Blacks Wallabies fullback Folau to miss Eden Park clash against All Blacks
- Августа 20, 2018

Impressive debutant Jack Goodhue , Beauden Barrett and Brodie Retallick went over before Waisake Naholo added a late double following a five-pointer from Jack Maddocks on his Wallabies bow. All Blacks captain Kieran Read described Aaron Smith's try 90 seconds before half-time as the turning point. Australia had led 6-5 at halftime but the Kiwis scored five tries in the second 40 minutes. (more...)
Man City stars omitted from Brazil call-up Man City stars omitted from Brazil call-up
- Августа 20, 2018

Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira has admitted that his relationship with Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is a very good and honest one. All three players are set to feature for their country, with games scheduled against the United States and El Salvador in September. "This is Pedro's time, as he is playing well", Tite said. (more...)
Clever Messi Free Kick Helps Barcelona To Opening Win Clever Messi Free Kick Helps Barcelona To Opening Win
- Августа 20, 2018

Messi had clanged the crossbar in the first half from a set piece and Ousmane Dembélé forced the visiting goalkeeper , Pacheco, to make an impressive save while Luis Suárez looked ineffective. Unfortunately for him, his side lost 2-1 at home to Real Sociedad . No one did. It was like the one he scored against Girona last season. But Celta Vigo were back on level terms early in the second half when Aspas converted a cross from left-back Junior Alonso. (more...)