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Real Madrid miss Ronaldo, but no one here talks about him - Courtois Real Madrid miss Ronaldo, but no one here talks about him - Courtois
- Февраля 06, 2019

Julen Lopetegui was sacked as head coach after a 5-1 Clasico thrashing at the hands of Barcelona and, although matters have improved marginally of late under Santiago Solari, they lie 10 points shy of their bitter rivals at La Liga's summit. (more...)
Solari - Real Madrid will 'fight until the end' vs. Barcelona Atletico Madrid Solari - Real Madrid will 'fight until the end' vs. Barcelona Atletico Madrid
- Февраля 06, 2019

Substitute Mariano Diaz added a late third as Madrid moved to within two points of second-placed Atletico - who lost 1-0 away at Real Betis earlier in the day - in the table after a fourth consecutive win in LaLiga . tapped into the net in the 80th minute to score his first goal in La Liga . Along with Benzema, Vinicius has spearheaded Real's revival and it was the 18-year-old who had provided the through ball to 22-year-old Reguilon which led to Real taking the lead through Benzema. (more...)
Eagles inform Foles they'll pick up $20M option Eagles inform Foles they'll pick up $20M option
- Февраля 06, 2019

Now it looks like he moved pretty fast to make it known he wants his freedom. His last two regular seasons have ended with injuries, but head coach Doug Pederson confirmed last month that Wentz is "our guy" heading into 2019. According to a source, the payment was being taken care of Wednesday, one day after Foles opted out. At this point, it seems like the Eagles would only realistically franchise tag Foles if they actually have a deal in place with another team. (more...)
Steve Smith and David Warner will get opportunities, says Justin Langer Steve Smith and David Warner will get opportunities, says Justin Langer
- Февраля 06, 2019

The Australian cricketer is now serving a 12-month suspension punishment for his role in the massive ball-tampering scandal during a Test series against South Africa in March, last year. Warner was expected to resume batting in the next fortnight with a return date to playing to be determined soon after. "They'll find opportunities ... (more...)
Nantes have demanded payment from Cardiff City over £15m Emiliano Sala transfer Nantes have demanded payment from Cardiff City over £15m Emiliano Sala transfer
- Февраля 06, 2019

Mark McKay was acting on behalf of Nantes so will demand payment from the French club. The aircraft disappeared over the English Channel on January 21 as it flew from the French city of Nantes to Cardiff, where Sala was due to start playing in the Premier League . (more...)
Darren Weir will plead guilty to charges Darren Weir will plead guilty to charges
- Февраля 06, 2019

They are used in training and the action is then simulated on race day so the horse believes it is about to be shocked again. "The only thing I put some thought into was the fairness of the stewards' decision", McCauley said. He has advised the stewards that he will not contest those charges which have drawn considerable negative publicity to the sport", he said. Jockey Michelle Payne (right) and trainer Darren Weir (left) of Australia hold up their Melbourne Cups after winning the ... (more...)
Knicks and Mavericks agree trade for 'unicorn' Kristaps Porzingis, say reports Knicks and Mavericks agree trade for 'unicorn' Kristaps Porzingis, say reports
- Февраля 06, 2019

In a meeting with New York Knicks management on Thursday, Kristaps Porzingis voiced his concern about the direction of the franchise, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Zach Lowe and Ramona Shelburne. The Knicks (10-40) have struggled without the 23-year-old Porzingis, who has been sidelined for almost a year with an ACL injury. Second-year point guard Dennis Smith Jr .is the centerpiece of the package being sent to NY, sources said. (more...)
New Zealand vs India - Highlights & Stats New Zealand vs India - Highlights & Stats
- Февраля 06, 2019

We need to go to Auckland, look at the conditions and take it from there. "The top-order were superb and we built partnerships that helped us". "But it has finished now". Some of the short contributions were of great importance. They had some luck - there's always some luck in this format - but Seifert was in fine form, picking up anything that drifted into his pads on his way to seven fours and six sixes. (more...)
Wizards' Wall to have surgery on ruptured left Achilles Wizards' Wall to have surgery on ruptured left Achilles
- Февраля 06, 2019

Wiemi Douoguih found the rupture during a procedure to clean out the infection. One of the reasons Wall opted to undergo season-ending surgery to remove bone spurs from his left heel was to hopefully avoid a more serious injury. Wall has suffered wrist, hand, shoulder and quad soreness or injuries. The surgery has still not been scheduled and Wall will not return to full basketball activity until approximately 12 months after the procedure. (more...)
LA Clippers trade Tobias Harris to loaded Sixers LA Clippers trade Tobias Harris to loaded Sixers
- Февраля 06, 2019

The deal sends Tobias Harris , Boban Marjanovic and Mike Scott to Philadelphia in exchange for Landry Shamet , Wilson Chandler , Mike Muscala , a 2020 first-round pick, a 2021 unprotected first-round pick (via Miami) and two second-round picks. (more...)
New Zealand vs India New Zealand vs India
- Февраля 06, 2019

Both the teams are not playing with their full strengths in the first T20I as if Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah are on rest for India . The first T20I is set to kick off at Westpac Stadium in Wellington shortly. How Colin Munro has failed to establish himself as a force to be reckoned with in limited-overs cricket for New Zealand remains one of the greatest mysteries in the sport. (more...)
LeBron James Will Play Tonight Against the Indiana Pacers LeBron James Will Play Tonight Against the Indiana Pacers
- Февраля 06, 2019

The Pacers, meanwhile, remained focused on regrouping. Myles Turner added 22 on 9-of-12 shooting with four blocks, while Thaddeus Young had 12 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists. "The bottom line is we've got to be better And we will be". He entered the game needing just 10 points to reach the milestone, finishing the first half with 13. (more...)
Uncertainty about Messi does not affect Real Madrid’s `Clasico’ plans, Solari says Uncertainty about Messi does not affect Real Madrid’s `Clasico’ plans, Solari says
- Февраля 06, 2019

He finished the game, but it was unclear if he would be available for this match or if he would play. "Whether he plays or not, it's not going to influence how we prepare for the game". "If La Liga ended tomorrow or if it was our last game, maybe [I would take a risk]. but if a player has an injury, whether it's Messi or not, I prefer to be careful". (more...)
Grizzlies initiated trade talks with Raptors involving Lowry, Valanciunas Grizzlies initiated trade talks with Raptors involving Lowry, Valanciunas
- Февраля 06, 2019

Valanciunas is nearing a return from a dislocated thumb suffered in December. The 31-year-old has two years and $66 million remaining on his contract - that's a lot of dough for an aging player who has struggled to stay healthy throughout his career. (more...)
'Significant' support within Pelicans to resist Lakers, hope for Jayson Tatum 'Significant' support within Pelicans to resist Lakers, hope for Jayson Tatum
- Февраля 06, 2019

Davis informed the Pelicans that he wouldn't sign a five-year, $239 million supermax contract this summer. But with the Pelicans' exorbitant asking price, Davis may not be going anywhere. The league's landscape is certainly feeling the tremors of the campaign by Paul and Davis. It was recently suggested the Davis saga was weighing heavily on the Lakers young core, as they've been connected to a possible deal. (more...)
Rugby Australia close door on disgraced former NRL star Rugby Australia close door on disgraced former NRL star
- Февраля 06, 2019

The NRL CEO delivered the damning condemnation at a press conference on Tuesday morning where he doubled down on his earlier comments about acting in the "strongest terms" when it comes to violence against women. "It's probably time for Ben to find a new vocation". "If you start to step outside the crease, you are going to put your livelihood at risk". "I'm not going to call for [a worldwide ban] but there's no place for him", Greenberg said. (more...)
Fowler banishes demons to capture first Phoenix Open Fowler banishes demons to capture first Phoenix Open
- Февраля 06, 2019

Branden Grace took the lead with consecutive birdies, but hit his tee shot into the water on the drivable par-4 17th for a bogey. Fowler looked set to squander a five-shot lead with just eight holes to play when he chipped into the water on the 11th and then, after taking a penalty drop and walking away to survey his next shot, saw his ball roll back into the hazard. (more...)
Anthony Davis briefly 'liked' an Instagram comment about Lakers trade proposal Anthony Davis briefly 'liked' an Instagram comment about Lakers trade proposal
- Февраля 06, 2019

Like Parker, he is also a free agent at the end of the season. I'm not sure that's going to get done, but that's been discussed. The Lakers make 10.2 3-pointers per game which is tied for 20th in the National Basketball Association. Parker, 23, has played in 183 of 410 total regular season games during his five-year professional career. Caldwell-Pope, 25, is averaging 10.3 points on 43 percent shooting. (more...)
Manchester United in talks with Rashford over new contract Manchester United in talks with Rashford over new contract
- Февраля 06, 2019

The proof will be in the results between now and the end of the season, but Solskjaer has taken Ferguson's methods for dealing with managing an absolute monster of a club, mixed in a modern approach to dealing with players and created a United that the supporters identify with. (more...)
Woman Killed by Foul Ball at Dodger Stadium in August Woman Killed by Foul Ball at Dodger Stadium in August
- Февраля 06, 2019

Her eyes never opened at the hospital and a ventilator kept her breathing. This photo was taken by her husband, Erwin, and includes her brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Michael and Eve Goldbloom, in the second row. She suffered life-threatening injuries but did survive. "We were deeply saddened by this tragic accident and the passing of Mrs. Goldbloom", the statement from the team said. (more...)