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Paul Scholes appointed manager of League Two's Oldham Athletic Paul Scholes appointed manager of League Two's Oldham Athletic
- Февраля 12, 2019

He is now stepping out of the studio and into the dugout as he prepares to return to his roots having signed an 18-month contract with the club currently sat 14th in England's fourth tier. However, following a meeting of the English Football League, the move has been given the go-ahead. "I couldn't be any happier at the minute", he told Oldham's official website. (more...)
Jeremy Lin plans to sign with Raptors after getting bought out Jeremy Lin plans to sign with Raptors after getting bought out
- Февраля 12, 2019

The Toronto Raptors shored up their roster ahead of a playoff run by acquiring three-time All-Star center Marc Gasol earlier in the week, but they're not done improving yet. The plan to enter into an agreement with Lin comes one day after the Raptors finalized the conversion of two-way player Chris Boucher's contract to an National Basketball Association standard contract. (more...)
Fan’s View: the Championship is more exciting than the Premier League Fan’s View: the Championship is more exciting than the Premier League
- Февраля 12, 2019

What Liverpool had to, for themselves and for the title race, was come out with an emphatic win and silence any critics who in recent weeks have seen them as "bottlers", or falling short, and that is exactly what happened. His overall performance was more in tune with what fans were expecting after seeing his displays in the Bundesliga with RB Leipzig. 'I don't think it's a message to any other team or anything, ' said Robertson. (more...)
Kevin Durant elaborates on heated exchange with media Kevin Durant elaborates on heated exchange with media
- Февраля 12, 2019

And the Knicks made headlines again today when they removed a picture featuring Durant from an advertisement to season-ticket holders. "Game action photos are used all the time for marketing purposes", the statement read . The photo was part of a pitch to season-ticket holders to renew their packages for the 2019-20 season. He added: "In the words of KD to NY, "grow up". (more...)
Casey Leads Lefty by 3 Strokes at Pebble Casey Leads Lefty by 3 Strokes at Pebble
- Февраля 12, 2019

He also made a tough save on the par-3 17th and shot a 2-under 70, giving him a good chance to match Mark O'Meara's record of five AT&T Pebble Beach titles. Jordan Spieth , who won at Pebble two years ago, had the lead at one stage in round three but made two double bogeys on the back nine at Pebble and is tied for 18th after a 74, third-ranked Dustin Johnson, a two-time champion in the tournament, is tied for 47th after a 73 at Pebble, and defending champion Ted Potter Jr. (more...)
PSG still plan to attack Manchester United despite Neymar, Cavani absences PSG still plan to attack Manchester United despite Neymar, Cavani absences
- Февраля 12, 2019

Fellaini explained that, when answering simple Yes/No questions, he did have the chance to join the Ligue 1 champions. Julian Draxler, who could also help to fill the void created by Neymar and Cavani, admitted that the South American pair will be missed, but wants his teammates to focus on themselves. (more...)
Scotland's Law, France's Boutier triumph at Vic Open Scotland's Law, France's Boutier triumph at Vic Open
- Февраля 12, 2019

The Australian also missed a long eagle putt on the last that would have forced a playoff. France's Celine Boutier carded an even-par round of 72 to win the LPGA's Vic Open by two strokes in Barwon Heads, Australia on Sunday, after American Kim Kaufman blew her overnight lead following a 6-over-par 78. (more...)
Thunder waive guard Alex Abrines, report says Thunder waive guard Alex Abrines, report says
- Февраля 12, 2019

In three seasons with the Thunder, Abrines started 16 times in 174 games and averaged 5.3 points and 1.4 rebounds per game. "Honestly, we go day-by-day with him and continue to be supportive with him". With the move, the Thunder's roster is down to 12 guaranteed contracts and two two-way contracts ( Donte Grantham , Deonte Burton ). Abrines appeared in 31 games for the Thunder this season averaging just over five points and one rebound in 19 minutes per contest. (more...)
Christian Hackenberg Underwhelms In AAF Debut Christian Hackenberg Underwhelms In AAF Debut
- Февраля 12, 2019

As it was he was second-round pick by the New York Jets in the 2016 draft, but he never took a regular season snap in two seasons. Hackenberg, who spent three seasons in the National Football League, never taking a snap, started for the Memphis Express. (more...)
Ramsey signs pre-contract agreement with Juve Ramsey signs pre-contract agreement with Juve
- Февраля 11, 2019

The Wales worldwide has agreed a pre-contract deal with the Italian champions and will join on a free transfer when his Arsenal deal expires at the end of the season. He wrote: "I wanted to issue a personal statement for all the Arsenal fans who have been extremely loyal and supportive". Ramsey will become the third Welshman to play for Juve, following in the footsteps of Ian Rush - who spent just one season in Italy - and John Charles, who spent five years with the club in the 1950s ... (more...)
Kyler Murray Has Officially Made A Decision On The NFL Kyler Murray Has Officially Made A Decision On The NFL
- Февраля 11, 2019

His NFL draft status remains unclear, but he is projected by many to be drafted in the first round. Oklahoma's Heisman Trophy victor, Murray was the ninth overall selection by the A's in the 2018 Major League Baseball draft last June and received a $4.66 million signing bonus. (more...)
Rain, hail delays final round at Pebble Beach Rain, hail delays final round at Pebble Beach
- Февраля 11, 2019

Mickelson will have to return at 8 a.m. PT Monday to play the last two holes. The late-morning hail quickly covered the greens and gave officials no choice but to suspend play, even before the leaders had teed off in northern California. Sam Saunders, whose grandfather Arnold Palmer was among the Pebble Beach owners, scooped up hail and tossed it like a snowball. Mickelson began by calmly knocking his tee shot on the par-three 17th to inside 10 feet and Casey followed suit, but when the ... (more...)
Emery wants wins, not clean sheets, Football News & Top Stories Emery wants wins, not clean sheets, Football News & Top Stories
- Февраля 11, 2019

Deep into injury time on Saturday, Adama Diakhaby broke clear on goal, lifted the ball over Bernd Leno and watched as Sead Kolasinac turned into his own goal via an unfortunate deflection. How we created chances made me very proud. We do our work to win every game and on Saturday we did the job. Two well-executed goals saw Arsenal defeat Huddersfield Town 2-1 in Saturday's Premier League game and Alex Iwobi played starring roles in both efforts. (more...)
LaLiga: Luis Suarez reveals why Barcelona dropped points against Athletic Bilbao LaLiga: Luis Suarez reveals why Barcelona dropped points against Athletic Bilbao
- Февраля 11, 2019

And Barcelona handler Ernesto Valverde has now provided an answer dismissing the suggestions that Lionel Messi was not fit enough to play on Sunday, February 10. Indeed, had it not been for the German, they might even have left empty-handed with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez misfiring as Gaizka Garitano's men started and finished strongly. (more...)
Julian Edelman breaks PED silence with confusing account Julian Edelman breaks PED silence with confusing account
- Февраля 11, 2019

Things can't get much better for Julian Edelman and Devin McCourty. He went on Ellen and let Ellen DeGeneres shave his beard off in exchange for a $10,000 donation to the Boys & Girls Club of Boston. Beard shaving kicks off at the 8-minute mark. Just one week ago, they helped the Patriots secure their sixth Super Bowl title, with Edelman being named Super Bowl MVP. (more...)
Sarri anxious as Chelsea are hit for six by City Sarri anxious as Chelsea are hit for six by City
- Февраля 11, 2019

While City responded in the flawless manner to Liverpool's victory on Saturday, Chelsea looked far from the top-four side they aspire to be. It was a masterclass - Patrick Vieira dominating midfield, Robert Pires... Aguero was lurking in the six-yard box and punished the former Everton midfielder with a sharp turn and shot. City eased off for the remainder of the first half, and Gonzalo Higuain even managed to test Ederson with a sharp volley, but the hosts clicked back into gear ... (more...)
Six Nations 2019: Scotland lose Ryan Wilson for rest of tournament Six Nations 2019: Scotland lose Ryan Wilson for rest of tournament
- Февраля 11, 2019

The 29-year-old played the entire first half during the second round game against Ireland that Scotland went on to lose 13-22 and was replaced by Jamie Ritchie in the second half. "I felt we dominated that first half, a lot of that was through how we defended as well as how we attacked - it's a message for our players that we can play at that level and create more opportunities". (more...)
Herrera has quietly become crucial to Solskjaer’s Manchester United vision Herrera has quietly become crucial to Solskjaer’s Manchester United vision
- Февраля 11, 2019

A lot will probably depend on how the Red Devils fare in their crucial Champions League fixture against PSG next week as the Red Devils brace themselves for arguably their toughest challenge this season. And as we head towards the final phase of the season, Fulham are sinking further into the relegation scrap, having acquired just seventeen points in 26 matches and are in desperate need of a miraculous turnaround if they are to maintain their top-flight status next season. (more...)
Tottenham's Pochettino critical of referee Oliver for 'unbelievable' Son booking Tottenham's Pochettino critical of referee Oliver for 'unbelievable' Son booking
- Февраля 11, 2019

Leicester, who missed good chances at a steady rate through the game, have now lost five of their last six games in all competitions as the pressure grows on Claude Puel . He said: "I feel so embarrassed because I can accept to play today if Dortmund play today and then we play Wednesday, but I cannot understand why we're playing with a massive disadvantage". (more...)
Gallery: Rampant City hit Chelsea for six Gallery: Rampant City hit Chelsea for six
- Февраля 11, 2019

Sarri's purist form of football, with goals, pace and ambition, worked well at Napoli - even though he did not win a trophy - but has not translated itself to English football. "When you lose 6-0 we have to accept we didn't play well and made errors". This kind of person or this type of game always helps to make our football better. (more...)