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Lindelof reflects on start to life at Man Utd Lindelof reflects on start to life at Man Utd
- December 05, 2017

He plays tomorrow. Of course, he's a bit exhausted because it was a huge match last weekend and just two days to recover for CSKA. The left-back has been a peripheral figure at Old Trafford this season having managed a total of 48 minutes as a substitute over two appearances in the League Cup against Burton and Swansea. (more...)
French assistant Guy Stephan urges Olivier Giroud to leave Arsenal French assistant Guy Stephan urges Olivier Giroud to leave Arsenal
- December 04, 2017

Giroud had the opportunity to join Everton during the summer, but the 31-year-old chose to stay in North London . The France global has fallen behind in the pecking order at Arsenal , since their capture of £52m man Alexandre Lacazette in the summer. (more...)
LaVar Ball pulls son LiAngelo Ball out of UCLA, ESPN reports LaVar Ball pulls son LiAngelo Ball out of UCLA, ESPN reports
- December 04, 2017

We're told LaVar believes the suspension was unfair, especially since the charges were dropped. Someone close to LaVar, who is familiar with the controversial father's thinking, told TMZ Sports that the elder Ball feels that "there's no need to break down a kid's spirit for making a mistake". (more...)
OR will meet Boise State in Las Vegas Bowl OR will meet Boise State in Las Vegas Bowl
- December 04, 2017

Among the 10 FBS conferences, the Mountain West has the third-best win percentage in bowl games at 56.5 percent. The Ducks (7-5) won their last two games to earn bowl eligibility, energized by the return of quarterback Justin Herbert. With preparation and travel for bowl games, this can no longer happen. But Bryan Harsin's team got its act together and has now done what Boise State does every year: This season marks the team's 16th straight bowl appearance. (more...)
Manchester United confirm Aliou Badara Traore has joined from Paris Saint-Germain Manchester United confirm Aliou Badara Traore has joined from Paris Saint-Germain
- December 04, 2017

The signing comes after a long and protracted pursuit of the talented France Under17 global. 'He's settling in well with the boys and has taken to the club really well'. There were reports that even Manchester City were interested in signing the young prospect. The club confirmed on their official website that they have sealed the signature of Paris Saint-Germain teenager Aliou Traore . (more...)
Lakers enforcing 'LaVar Ball Rule' hopefully means less from LaVar Ball Lakers enforcing 'LaVar Ball Rule' hopefully means less from LaVar Ball
- December 04, 2017

Ball had been dealing with the incident involving his middle son LiAngelo Ball, and usually when the media talks to him it's during the game . Because there is more of a media presence than in previous seasons, the Lakers are now keeping the media away from the guests and family of players. (more...)
Jimbo Fisher could be introduced as Texas A&M coach Monday Jimbo Fisher could be introduced as Texas A&M coach Monday
- December 04, 2017

That overall value is the largest in college football history, but no state funds will be used to pay his salary, according to A&M. I want to take Texas A&M somewhere they haven't been and that's the champions of the SEC and then a national championship. (more...)
Tom Brady: Frustration likely sparked Rob Gronkowski's late hit Tom Brady: Frustration likely sparked Rob Gronkowski's late hit
- December 04, 2017

NFL Media reported the league will review the hit to deem whether or not a suspension is warranted. Gronkowski was penalized for unnecessary roughness and apologized. White wasn't just already down by contact, but was also clearly laying out of bounds so there's no potential excuse for Gronk wanting to touch him down with extra force. (more...)
Sun Devils officially hire Edwards as head coach Sun Devils officially hire Edwards as head coach
- December 04, 2017

Edwards, 63, last coached for a team in 2008 - he worked for the Kansas City Chiefs , but was sacked in January of 2009. This was certainly a new head coaching name among inside the annual carousel, but Edwards has connections to decision makers at Arizona State . (more...)
Jose Mourinho: 'Luke Shaw may start against CSKA Moscow' Jose Mourinho: 'Luke Shaw may start against CSKA Moscow'
- December 04, 2017

He needs sometimes very hard work on the area that supports the knee that had the problem. 'When the period with that hard work comes so does the fatigue. The 22-year-old has struggled to establish himself under Mourinho over the last 18 months, making his only two appearances this season from the bench in the EFL Cup. (more...)
Derrick Rose resumes rehabilitation on ankle, rejoins Cavs Derrick Rose resumes rehabilitation on ankle, rejoins Cavs
- December 04, 2017

Rose signed a one-year, $2.1 million veterans minimum deal to join the Cavaliers this season. There is no timetable on when he'll play. Rose has been communicating with only a scant few people, but his agent, B.J. However, with Thomas continuing to recover from a hip injury, Rose was thrust into the starting lineup to start the season and showed flashes of his All-Star form while dealing with the sore ankle. (more...)
Bumrah, Parthiv called up for South Africa Test series Bumrah, Parthiv called up for South Africa Test series
- December 04, 2017

India, who are on the verge of equalling Australia's record of 9 Test series win in a row, will next visit South Africa for a three-match Test series where they will hope to break the record. The frontline pace attack includes the likes of Mohammed Shami , Ishant Sharma , Umesh Yadav , Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Bumrah. As was expected, India are going in with five pacers for the all-important South Africa tour. (more...)
Should Rob Gronkowski Be Suspended For Cheap Shot On TreDavious White? Should Rob Gronkowski Be Suspended For Cheap Shot On TreDavious White?
- December 04, 2017

Why Gronkowski was so frustrated is a mystery. Regardless, McDermott said he was "not happy" about the play. White, a first-year player in the midst of on a potential Defensive Rookie of the Year-caliber season is now being evaluated for head trauma due to the reckless play from one of the NFL's premier faces. (more...)
Paul Pogba makes shock admission which will infuriate Manchester City fans Paul Pogba makes shock admission which will infuriate Manchester City fans
- December 04, 2017

A three match ban would rule Pogba out of Sunday's Manchester derby plus the upcoming Premier League games against Bournemouth and West Brom. "I'm pretty sure he doesn't want other players to get injured". "I don't think about the transfer because it is not me". I understand. Don't misunderstand me. "He always sets up for the opposition so he'll be well aware of Silva and De Bruyne and how he can try and stop them next week so it's a big miss really because that could have been a big ... (more...)
Kansas State Wildcats Articles, Photos, and Videos Kansas State Wildcats Articles, Photos, and Videos
- December 04, 2017

Kickoff will be at 8 p.m. "It means everything considering that we didn't go to a bowl game past year", receiver Jordan Lasley said of earning a postseason game after UCLA clinched bowl eligibility. The largest bowl game win K-State has had under current head coach Bill Snyder was against the University of MI in 2013 at the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl, 31-14. (more...)
2nd Test: Sri Lanka cricketers run out of breath 2nd Test: Sri Lanka cricketers run out of breath
- December 04, 2017

Taking a dig at Sri Lankan players for halting second day's play during the third Test in Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, veteran journalist Sunandan Lele has said the visiting team did that intentionally to break the rhythm of the Indian batsmen. (more...)
Premier League table: City maintain eight-point lead ahead of Manchester derby Premier League table: City maintain eight-point lead ahead of Manchester derby
- December 04, 2017

Guardiola's side have rescued nine Premier League points with goals in the final seven minutes of matches already this season, with David Silva's 83rd-minute finish their third late victor in a week. They just want to defend, waiting for a moment. The opponent doesn't want to play. I understand that and I am not judging them, but it is hard. Hazard pulled Chelsea level within 10 minutes and scored the final goal with an impudent penalty either side of an Alvaro Morata header as they ... (more...)
Graeme Souness: Chelsea star unplayable when he's in the right mood Graeme Souness: Chelsea star unplayable when he's in the right mood
- December 04, 2017

Victor Moses has become one of the best wing-backs in the world under the guidance of Antonio Conte , according to Jamie Redknapp. Reported by HITC , Wright said of the defender's performance: "Mbemba as a centre-half, I don't know what he's expecting". (more...)
Mizzou to play in Texas Bowl Mizzou to play in Texas Bowl
- December 04, 2017

The Missouri Tigers were 1-5 through their first six games, making a bowl berth seem almost impossible. Missouri enters the contest with Texas (6-6) 15-16 in 31 bowl games all time and will make its first appearance in a postseason game in Texas since the 2014 Cotton Bowl. (more...)
Ben Stokes struggles on Canterbury debut Ben Stokes struggles on Canterbury debut
- December 04, 2017

Speculation that his trip to New Zealand was a precursor to a surprise appearance in the Ashes looks to have been premature, but there is now an outside chance that he could appear in Australia after all, followed by England's tour of his native New Zealand. (more...)
West Indies 107-1 at tea, trail New Zealand by 279 West Indies 107-1 at tea, trail New Zealand by 279
- December 04, 2017

He knew it would be harder in the second innings as the wicket flattened and the Windies fought back, scoring 319. Brathwaite was the top scorer, falling short of a seventh Test century when trapped lbw for 91 by spinner Mitchell Santner. (more...)
Spurs to sit starters Aldridge, Parker Spurs to sit starters Aldridge, Parker
- December 04, 2017

San Antonio Spurs center Joffrey Lauvergne, center, shoots between. Spurs starters LaMarcus Aldridge and Tony Parker sat out. With the aforementioned Leonard having been sidelined due to a right quadriceps injury, Anderson was moved into the starting lineup by head coach Gregg Popovich to fill the void. (more...)
Lynch, Carr help Raiders down Giants Lynch, Carr help Raiders down Giants
- December 04, 2017

Holton found the end zone himself on the next drive to clinch the game. Give the Giants some credit; entering Sunday's matchup with the Raiders , they were seven games under.500 and very easily could have rolled over after falling behind early. (more...)
Saints take NFC South lead after defeating Panthers 31-21 Saints take NFC South lead after defeating Panthers 31-21
- December 04, 2017

Lattimore, a rookie drafted 11th overall, missed last week's loss to the Los Angeles Rams with a left ankle injury which occurred near the beginning of New Orleans' Week 11 victory over Washington. Panthers tight end Greg Olsen (foot) and linebackers Thomas Davis (hamstring) also are questionable for the 4:25 p.m. ET clash. The defense had held five opponents under 300 total yards during its eight-game winning streak, but the team has surrendered 871 total yards over the last two weeks. (more...)
Pep Guardiola: Man City manager regrets Nathan Redmond outburst Pep Guardiola: Man City manager regrets Nathan Redmond outburst
- December 04, 2017

The away side had it in control just like last season, where they held Guardiola's side to a draw. I can not control myself. Guardiola approached Redmond moments after Raheem Sterling had scored a 96th-minute victor for the league leaders at Etihad Stadium. (more...)