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Los Angeles Chargers vs Kansas City
- December 16, 2017

On the other side of the coin, the Kansas City Chiefs were the last remaining undefeated team in the National Football League this season , as they raced out to a 5-0 start. Los Angeles is fifth in total offense (372.7 yards per game) and third in passing (273.2 ypg). The Chargers (7-6), meanwhile, lost their first four games and were almost written off before stringing together three straight wins. (more...)
EPL: Why Chelsea will not underestimate Southampton - Courtois EPL: Why Chelsea will not underestimate Southampton - Courtois
- December 16, 2017

Despite valiant performances against City and Arsenal, Southampton have little to show for their efforts and Chelsea will be hoping for a similar result tomorrow. "We needed some changes, because if we want to keep fresh then it is important to make some changes", Puel said in his post match interview. And former Liverpool FC star Gerrard believes that the run of games is the ideal opportunity for Chelsea to try and get themselves back into the title race. (more...)
Watford 1-4 Huddersfield: Aaron Mooy double fires Terriers to emphatic victory Watford 1-4 Huddersfield: Aaron Mooy double fires Terriers to emphatic victory
- December 16, 2017

Although there was a hint of controversy over Elias Kachunga's sixth-minute opener, Watford's dismal defending was to blame when Aaron Mooy doubled Huddersfield's tally. Richarlison thought he had pulled one back as the interval approached, only for his neat finish to be correctly ruled out for offside. Wagner said: "Outside the big six, I think Watford and Leicester are the best". (more...)
Why David Silva misses Manchester City's clash against Tottenham
- December 16, 2017

But such figures are also of no interest to Guardiola, who face Tottenham at the Etihad Stadium this afternoon. Tottenham Hotspur have no fresh injury concerns ahead of their upper echelons Premier League clash with Manchester City on Saturday evening, although they will travel to the runaway league leaders still without three first-team stars. (more...)
Wilshere: No date in the diary for contract talks Wilshere: No date in the diary for contract talks
- December 16, 2017

You look for progression within a football club, I don't see it. "Against the better teams, you're trying to make sure you don't concede so you don't lose". Wenger said: "I think he had a positive performance, the first half especially he had good acceleration, he was involved in attack and he defended well, that is very important for me as well". (more...)
Ex-wife of NBA star Lorenzen Wright charged with first-degree murder Ex-wife of NBA star Lorenzen Wright charged with first-degree murder
- December 16, 2017

Her arrest came after Billy R. Turner's indictment December 5. Wright's body was later discovered on July 28, 2010, in a field near Hacks Cross and Winchester. The former National Basketball Association star was last seen alive on July 18, 2010 when he left Wright-Robinson's home. Lorenzen and Sherra Wright ended their 13-year marriage a few months before the homicide. (more...)
Brighton vs. Burnley live stream Brighton vs. Burnley live stream
- December 16, 2017

England, Liverpool and Arsenal are the latest rumours, but the truth is Dyche's business at Turf Moor is not completed and even if these clubs make the move for him in the next five years, they could fall short in their pursuit. Chris Hughton's side have taken just two points from the last six games. Brighton are in danger of losing four successive league games for the first time since December 2011. (more...)
Mkhitaryan's Man United future in doubt after Mourinho row Mkhitaryan's Man United future in doubt after Mourinho row
- December 16, 2017

Nevertheless, in Griezmann and Mesut Ozil - the Arsenal playmaker whose contract expires at the end of this season - United find themselves linked to players whose futures appear particularly poised. Griezmann has scored seven goals in 18 matches in all competitions this campaign, having netted at least 25 times in each of the past three seasons. (more...)
Ethics Committee Opens Probe Of Nevada Democrat Facing Misconduct Claims
- December 16, 2017

In addition, the committee said the fact that it is publicly disclosing the review or conducting an investigation "does not itself indicate any violation has occurred". This week, a lobbyist told the Nevada Independent that he touched her thighs and buttocks and made unwanted sexual advances while he was a state senator. (more...)
Pochettino challenges Spurs to keep top-four berth Pochettino challenges Spurs to keep top-four berth
- December 16, 2017

He said: "In this type of game you need something lucky to open things up and also play well, dominate and create chances. Or if not you must pay double if you want to open them". "I remember one day there was a few people close to the coach who start to shout and some stones were thrown, and we were watching a few people from behind [the barriers] and, whoa, they started to fly", said Pochettino, gesturing a security guard throwing someone over the barrier. (more...)
Taraji P. Henson confirms she's dating former National Football League player Kelvin Hayden Taraji P. Henson confirms she's dating former National Football League player Kelvin Hayden
- December 16, 2017

The "Empire" actress confirmed that he and the athlete have actually been seeing each other for two years now. Noting that her romance had been revealed on gossip site The Shade Room , Henson explained, "You know, I'm not the type to blast my personal business, but you know, I think that it's important for people to know that I'm happy". (more...)
Season Is Still Young - Mauricio Pochettino Positive After Spurs Beat Brighton Season Is Still Young - Mauricio Pochettino Positive After Spurs Beat Brighton
- December 16, 2017

There was also the added positive at Wembley that fit-again Erik Lamela started his first competitive fixture since October 2016 and looked bright before being replaced by Dele Alli late on. "Alli was on the bench and then played 20 minutes". I am so excited to play in these games. "In the last week, we have got three wins, and that is so important for us". (more...)
West Ham United boss David Moyes feeling 'positive energy' after improved results West Ham United boss David Moyes feeling 'positive energy' after improved results
- December 16, 2017

Despite the Hammers beating Chelsea 1-0 and holding Arsenal to a goalless draw in the week, they still sit in the bottom three ahead of Stoke, something Moyes wants to change. "But overall, we still have a lot of games to go and we have got to win them". Moyes is expecting a tough test against teams desperate for points but is keen for his side to play more attacking football. (more...)
Pacers Sign Guy is relentlessly trolling Paul George in return to Indiana Pacers Sign Guy is relentlessly trolling Paul George in return to Indiana
- December 16, 2017

Adams was the game's top-scorer with 23 points, as well grabbing 13 rebounds in the process, with nine coming on the offensive side of the ball. George had just 12 points on 3-of-14 shooting in his return to Indianapolis after being traded from the Pacers last summer. (more...)
Carson Wentz breaks silence after suffering scary knee injury Carson Wentz breaks silence after suffering scary knee injury
- December 16, 2017

Coach Doug Pederson said only that the Eagles (11-2) won't know the extent of Wentz's injury until has an MRI exam Monday. Wentz was seen after the game wearing a soft knee brace. He remained in the game for the remainder of the drive and hit Alshon Jeffery on a touchdown pass before sitting out the fourth quarter. "I have confidence in him". (more...)
Manchester City target £70m Virgil van Dijk Manchester City target £70m Virgil van Dijk
- December 16, 2017

Goal notes that there is a concern, however, with uncertainty over how Van Dijk might take being a "squad player" if all center backs options are fit. "But I can't assure anything". And that's amid Vincent Kompany and John Stones' fitness problems. "And we miss an important player like Benjamin Mendy". (more...)
How to Watch Chelsea vs. Southampton Online How to Watch Chelsea vs. Southampton Online
- December 16, 2017

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte , however, knows it won't be easy against Southampton . "I think we had a great game, we had possession and tried to play the ball", Willian told BT Sport. "In this club, we want to show we are committed to trying to be competitive, our energy and commitment to the club". "It was very good that we showed from the start we wanted to win against Huddersfield and that's the mentality we need in every game". (more...)
Arsenal star Mesut Ozil takes final decision on his future Arsenal star Mesut Ozil takes final decision on his future
- December 16, 2017

It is said they could target Mainz's Abdou Diallo and Wolfsburg star Ohis Felix Uduokhai along with West Brom star Jonny Evans. "[He'll stay] until the end of the season, the rest is open". I don't know where Arsenal are going. Holding was signed on the cheap from Bolton and impressed in Arsenal's FA Cup run last season, but a series of shaky performances at the back has seen his appearances resigned to Europa League and Carabao Cup games. (more...)
'Stop talking nonsense', Maradona slams Ronaldo on Best Footballer claim 'Stop talking nonsense', Maradona slams Ronaldo on Best Footballer claim
- December 16, 2017

Back in your day, non-European players couldn't win the Ballon d'Or ... Argentina legend Maradona believes it's time Real cut their losses with Bale and could see the Wales star joining either AC or Inter Milan. As for Messi, Maradona questioned the latter's character and his lack of leadership. "No one has won as many individual trophies as me". When asked about Perez's response, Maradona replied: "He told me...'but you know I have Cristiano'". (more...)
Leicester vs. Crystal Palace live stream Leicester vs. Crystal Palace live stream
- December 16, 2017

Palace, meanwhile, will be unable to call upon the services of Joel Ward (groin), Mamadou Sakho (calf), Tim Fosu-Mensah (hamstring) and long-term absentee Connor Wickham (knee), while Luka Milivojevic will miss out through suspension after collecting his fifth yellow card of the campaign in the defeat of Watford . (more...)
Gobert, Favors hurt in Jazz's 107-95 win over Celtics Gobert, Favors hurt in Jazz's 107-95 win over Celtics
- December 16, 2017

The Jazz were led by Donovan Mitchell with 32 points, six assists, three rebounds and two steals in the loss at Chicago. He missed 11 games due to that injur. "And we haven't been in that situation very often from an effort standpoint, but I think twice this week we have, so that's concerning". "We hope that he's back soon". (more...)
Hegazi happy to stay at West Brom after Pardew comments Hegazi happy to stay at West Brom after Pardew comments
- December 16, 2017

The teams drew 5-5 at The Hawthorns in May 2013, in Ferguson's 1500th and final match in charge of Manchester United . Albion have failed to score in 17 league matches so far in 2017. It's a Premier League match in the 18th round of fixtures of the 2017-18 season, one before the midpoint of the campaign and features West Bromwich Albion Football Club, now 17th, against Manchester United Football Club, who ended round 17 in second place, at The Hawthorns. (more...)
Arsenal 1/4 to beat Newcastle in Saturday's Premier League encounter Arsenal 1/4 to beat Newcastle in Saturday's Premier League encounter
- December 16, 2017

And Wenger admits that he will sit down for talks with Wilshere at the end of December over his future after assessing his performances over the course of the month. "It's different playing in the Premier League compared to the Europa League". Interestingly, Arsenal actually won 4 of those fixtures last season (beating Stoke, Watford, Southampton and West Ham). (more...)
'I broke no rules' says Froome after 'adverse' Vuelta drugs test 'I broke no rules' says Froome after 'adverse' Vuelta drugs test
- December 16, 2017

She later apologised for the "emotional comments and insults". Froome is now facing a battle to save his own reputation and Team Sky have pulled together a team led by the high profile anti-doping lawyer Mike Morgan to present their defence to the Legal Anti-Doping Service, which will need convincing of the reasons Froome had double the permitted amount of the asthma drug Sulbutamol in a urine sample submitted after stage 18 of the Vuelta on 7 September if he is to avoid a suspension and ... (more...)
Capitals beat Bruins again, 5-3 Capitals beat Bruins again, 5-3
- December 16, 2017

Tyler Pitlick scored twice and Jamie Benn had a goal and two assists, leading the Dallas Stars to a 5-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Wednesday night. "I think we got a little bit exhausted, so we didn't have enough pressure below the tops of the circles". I tried to shoot it high. Less than four minutes into the second period, Vrana was whistled for holding Brad Marchand's stick. (more...)