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Virat Kohli a better batsman than Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara: Michael Vaughan Virat Kohli a better batsman than Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara: Michael Vaughan
- December 18, 2018

Monday's game was marred by a heated exchange between Indian skipper Virat Kohli and his Australian counterpart Tim Paine . "You can not win against Aussies without showing aggression", read one comment. "There's no swearing. keep your cool Virat ", Paine defended himself. When the moment arrived for Virat Kohli to do something special in Perth , who better to deny the Indian superstar than Nathan Lyon? Paine then took things further when questioning whether the Indian ... (more...)
Sixers Have Turned Down Sixers Have Turned Down "Multiple Trade Offers" For Markelle Fultz
- December 18, 2018

The Philadelphia 76ers are unsure whether they will trade Markelle Fultz , but if they do, they want a solid first-round pick in return. Without question, the temptation is certainly there to look into a potential trade, whether it happens to be the Pistons or another team. (more...)
Canelo Alvarez eases to Rocky Fielding victory Canelo Alvarez eases to Rocky Fielding victory
- December 18, 2018

Alvarez (51-1-2) overpowered and outclassed Fielding en route to a merciless victory in NY, where the big-hitting Mexican dropped his opponent on four occasions, including twice in the third round. Tevin Farmer (28-4-1, 6 KOs), of Philadelphia, retained his IBF super featherweight title with a unanimous decision over Francisco Fonseca (22-2-1, 16 KOs), of Costa Rica. (more...)
White Sox acquire 1B Alonso in trade with Indians White Sox acquire 1B Alonso in trade with Indians
- December 18, 2018

The Sox will send outfielder Alex Call to the Indians, according to USA Today . The deal will reportedly be announced Saturday. If the Sox wind up with a lineup that boasts Haper, Machado and Alonso, a fourth straight AL Central Division title won't be almost as secure as it was past year for the Indians. (more...)
Flyers have fired head coach Dave Hakstol Flyers have fired head coach Dave Hakstol
- December 17, 2018

I'd like to thank Dave for his service to the team and the organization. Gordon was the head coach of the AHL affiliate Lehigh Valley Phantoms prior to his role with the big club. The team has lost four games in a row and now sits in the basement of the Eastern Conference's Metropolitan division with a 12-15-4 record. "This will be a process". (more...)
Celtic to face Valencia in Europa League knockout stages Celtic to face Valencia in Europa League knockout stages
- December 17, 2018

We can't take anything for granted in football, but you have to fancy us to defeat them over two legs. Galatasaray, which lost 3-2 to another Portuguese outfit Porto in the last Europa League game last week, will square off with Benfica for the third time in European competitions. (more...)
Xherdan Shaqiri ‘not surprised’ by shot tally against ‘defensive’ United Xherdan Shaqiri ‘not surprised’ by shot tally against ‘defensive’ United
- December 17, 2018

He added: "It was an awesome win and important, too". In fact, United are closer in terms of points (17) to Fulham at the bottom of the league, then they are to Liverpool at the top. "It was an important win and a nice win against Manchester United ". Comparing the two sides, there is now a gap of 19 points between Liverpool at the top of the tree and Manchester United down in sixth. (more...)
LaLiga match report Levante v FC Barcelona 16 December 2018 LaLiga match report Levante v FC Barcelona 16 December 2018
- December 17, 2018

Levante's best chance of the saw Boateng storm into the box before cracking the underside of the crossbar, with Ter Stegen well beaten. The goal stemmed from Enis Bardhi conceding possession in a unsafe position, and Messi's excellent cross was volleyed into the back of the net by Luis Suarez for 1-0. (more...)
Canelo Alvarez annihilates Rocky Fielding to win super middleweight title Canelo Alvarez annihilates Rocky Fielding to win super middleweight title
- December 17, 2018

Rocky Fielding congratulated Saul "Canelo" Alvarez on his devastating third-round TKO but the Englishman insisted he "lived a dream" at Madison Square Garden. Alvarez, whose lone defeat came at the hands of Floyd Mayweather in 2013, showed why as he became a three-division world champion and put himself in line for another headline fight against a more formidable opponent. (more...)
India surprised by contentious Kohli decision - Bumrah India surprised by contentious Kohli decision - Bumrah
- December 17, 2018

Virat Kohli engaged in a verbal duel with rival captain Tim Paine during the 71st over of the Australian innings bowled by Jasprit Bumrah . Things started to take ugly turns on day three of the ongoing Test in Perth . Paine's fighting knock was brought to an end on 37 when he gloved a rising Mohammed Shami delivery to Kohli to slip. A cult hero in Australia, Lyon has been nicknamed the "GOAT" (Greatest of All Time) and has an opportunity to provide cheer for a nation still reeling ... (more...)
Southampton vs. Arsenal - Football Match Report Southampton vs. Arsenal - Football Match Report
- December 17, 2018

It did not take long for Southampton to take the lead! The Spaniard remains relatively happy with the progress of his team this term and thinks it will be hard to recruit top-level players during next month's window. "The other teams are playing at a high level and we need to be very, very demanding ourselves. After 22 matches unbeaten, we didn't lose but were only in fifth position in the table, because other teams are doing very well". (more...)
Australia v India: second Test, day four Australia v India: second Test, day four
- December 17, 2018

Kohli led an inspired fightback in India's first innings of the second Test but the world's best batsman had no answers to Tim Paine's barbs and Nathan Lyon's bounce on Monday. It came as Virat Kohli's classy century, debated dismissal and haughty histrionics shifted momentum on a drama-packed third day, where Australia hold a 175-run lead after finishing at 4-132. (more...)
Windies' Shai Hope awarded Man of the Series in Bangladesh Windies' Shai Hope awarded Man of the Series in Bangladesh
- December 17, 2018

Paul got two wickets conceding 38 runs. His 81-ball knock was decorated with five sixes and five fours. 70- Number of matches Mashrafe Bin Mortaza has captained Bangladesh in ODIs. Chief selector Minhajul Abedin said the duo had been rewarded for their recent performances in limited-over matches. The Bangladeshi batsmen have shown good form in the series . (more...)
Brendan Rodgers: Scott Brown can be Celtic manager one day Brendan Rodgers: Scott Brown can be Celtic manager one day
- December 17, 2018

Asked if the intervention had come as a relief to Griffiths, Rodgers said: "It normally is for guys who have issues and you ask them what their best day was and they say it's when it all comes out". And that's how we play a game. "We know it's a tough game". "You look at the investment that goes into all the major leagues so I think to get through is something the players and everyone can be proud of". (more...)
Liverpool vs Bayern Munich, Manchester United vs PSG Liverpool vs Bayern Munich, Manchester United vs PSG
- December 17, 2018

Manchester City and Manchester United secured their safe passage through the group stages with a game to spare, and Tottenham and Liverpool followed suit on the final match day. Manchester City , meanwhile, were the only Premier League side to be seeded and duly landed a favourable tie against Schalke, who are now 13 in the Bundesliga. (more...)
Neville And Keane Criticise Jesse Lingard Ahead of Liverpool Match Neville And Keane Criticise Jesse Lingard Ahead of Liverpool Match
- December 17, 2018

In the "box" were two United legends in the shape of Gary Neville and Roy Keane. Liverpool have a chance to extend their one-point advantage further as they play Wolves on Friday night but Klopp is focusing on what his side do and not what their rivals are up to. (more...)
Broncos Believe Wide Receiver Emmanuel Sanders Injured Achilles at Practice Broncos Believe Wide Receiver Emmanuel Sanders Injured Achilles at Practice
- December 16, 2018

Sanders will be tough to replace, as he's the Broncos' most dynamic weapon on offense, and is the veteran that helps anchor a young receiving corps. Sanders' injury came three days after the Broncos lost star cornerback Chris Harris Jr.to a broken right lower leg, an injury that could sideline him for the rest of the regular season. (more...)
Rangers set to cut Ejaria loose Rangers set to cut Ejaria loose
- December 16, 2018

And Gerrard now admits he may have to cut that loan arrangement short if the player decides he does not want to see out the campaign with Gers. Gerrard feels that the current crop of Rangers players deserve plenty of credit, but has suggested that he will need backing from the board in the transfer market to go further in the future. (more...)
Kohli leads Indian fightback on day two in Perth Kohli leads Indian fightback on day two in Perth
- December 16, 2018

Kohli boldly shouldered arms to a delivery that turned sharply and nearly kissed the top of off stump. After taking four wickets in the Perth Test, Ishant was asked on Saturday if the controversy affected him mentally during the game. It was local favourite Harris, who now represents Victoria, who resisted with the composure and resilience of a far more experienced Test batsmen to amass 70 runs, before the lively pitch claimed his wicket. (more...)
Larry Fitzgerald: Suns owner Robert Sarver 'drastically misunderstood' Larry Fitzgerald: Suns owner Robert Sarver 'drastically misunderstood'
- December 16, 2018

Brad discusses Robert Sarver and his time with the Phoenix Suns along with the possiblity of the team moving. He's so tight he squeaks when he walks. There are seven city council members and at least three are now opposing the arena renovation plan. Given the nature of the situation, Sarvers threats to move the franchise could simply be a way of regaining the upper hand and forcing city council members to seriously weigh the ramifications of turning down the funding plan for those ... (more...)

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