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Ronaldo repeated the achievement of a 61-year-old Ronaldo repeated the achievement of a 61-year-old
- December 03, 2018

Ronaldo , who cost Juventus almost £100million from Real Madrid is the now joint top scorer in Serie A with Genoa's Krzysztof Piatek, a player who has been continually linked with a move to a bigger club because of a sensational start to the season. (more...)
Nylander return to Maple Leafs has them 'all really excited about it' Nylander return to Maple Leafs has them 'all really excited about it'
- December 03, 2018

Nylander would have been forced to sit out the rest of the 2018-19 season if the sides couldn't agree to terms by December 1, leading to rumors about possible trades. Toronto is second in the Atlantic Division, one point behind the Tampa Bay Lightning. "I've said it many times: I'm just hopeful Willie is going to be in our lineup starting whenever he gets over here and gets signed today and get it all worked out", Babcock said. (more...)
When is the FA Cup third round draw being made? When is the FA Cup third round draw being made?
- December 03, 2018

Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea were handed home draws against Sky Bet Championship trio Reading, Rotherham and Nottingham Forest respectively, while League Two Lincoln will travel to top-flight Everton. Arsenal received an away draw against either third-tier Blackpool or non-league team Solihull, while Championship leaders Norwich City will face League One pacesetters Portsmouth. (more...)
Notre Dame fans react to Cotton Bowl bid, matchup Notre Dame fans react to Cotton Bowl bid, matchup
- December 03, 2018

My AP ballot was due before the release of the CFP rankings, and I also slotted Georgia between Oklahoma and Ohio State. The Buckeyes beat Northwestern Saturday night 45-24. Oklahoma is making its third appearance in the five-year-old playoff. The Tigers were given their fourth-straight CFB Playoff bid Sunday afternoon. (more...)
Hayward leads Celtics past Timberwolves Hayward leads Celtics past Timberwolves
- December 03, 2018

The year didn't start the way he wanted to. Kyrie Irving pitched in 21 points and nine assists, Jayson Tatum added 19 points and nine rebounds, and Marcus Morris had 16 points on 4-for-7 shooting from 3-point range for the Celtics . Brown has missed the last two games with a lower back injury that he sustained against the Dallas Mavericks last Saturday. He warmed up before tipoff but was ultimately still too sore to suit up. (more...)
Michigan, Florida will meet again, this time in Peach Bowl Michigan, Florida will meet again, this time in Peach Bowl
- December 03, 2018

Gary, a 6-foot-5, 287-pounder from New Jersey, had not specified whether he planned to play in Michigan's bowl game after declaring for the 2019 NFL Draft on November 26. The Gators earned the bid by closing out the season with consecutive wins against South Carolina, Idaho and arch-rival Florida State . Michigan's defense allows an average of 262.5 yards, but was run off the field during a 62-39 loss eight days ago to Ohio State that knocked the Wolverines out of the College Football ... (more...)
Arjen Robben: Bayern Munich winger to leave at end of season Arjen Robben: Bayern Munich winger to leave at end of season
- December 03, 2018

The 34-year-old pulls out the simple but effective "cut inside" on an nearly weekly basis - the guy even uses it when there's an open goal right in front of him. But the 34-year-old has confirmed that this campaign will be his last with the Bavarian giants. He was won countless trophies during his illustrious career, including eight Bundesliga titles as well as the Champions League in 2013. (more...)
Star Bengals receiver carted off after crumbling to ground Star Bengals receiver carted off after crumbling to ground
- December 03, 2018

Attendance numbers typically create change with the Cincinnati Bengals . Jeff Driskel made his first National Football League start Sunday and went 25 of 38 for 236 yards with a touchdown, an interception, a fumble and four sacks. But beating the Bengals proved a lot more hard than the final score suggests, and not only because of an ultra-unfortunate injury to cornerback Chris Harris Jr., the best Broncos defender not named Von Miller. (more...)
Chicago Bulls fire head coach Fred Hoiberg Chicago Bulls fire head coach Fred Hoiberg
- December 03, 2018

The Bulls are now 5-19 and sit in 14th place in the Eastern Conference. "Decisions like this one are never easy to make", VP of Basketball Operations John Paxson said in a press release. Hoiberg was in the fourth year of a five-year, $25M contract. The Bulls are now 5-19 in the season, losers of six straight games and 10 of their last 11 games - a stretch that called for some tough decisions to be made after the organization expected for the team to take a few steps forward. (more...)
Steph Curry provides injury update after shock Warriors defeat Steph Curry provides injury update after shock Warriors defeat
- December 03, 2018

The second half was better and I am sure that will carry over each game", Curry said. Steve Kerr has remained. Curry returned after missing 11 games with a groin strain. "We've usually got Blake out there with the second unit, but today we were playing without him and were able to stretch the lead", Johnson said. Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson combined for 49 points for Golden State, but the defending champs couldn't get their 3-point shooting in high gear, making only six of 26 ... (more...)
Uefa Nations League: England drawn to face Netherlands in semi-final Uefa Nations League: England drawn to face Netherlands in semi-final
- December 03, 2018

The final will be played on 9 June , with the third-place play-off game taking place the same day. The victor of the tournament will receive £6.67m in prize money. Jesse Lingard scored the only goal in what was Koeman's first match in charge of the Dutch. Netherlands progressed from Group 1, which saw them finish above the last two world champions in Germany and France. (more...)
George HW Bush’s funeral and memorial services plan George HW Bush’s funeral and memorial services plan
- December 03, 2018

There will be a departure ceremony for Bush at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday at 10 a.m. and his casket will arrive at the Washington National Cathedral five miles away at 11 a.m. A memorial service is planned at the church Thursday 11 a.m. "The last words George Bush ever said were, 'I love you, ' and he said those words to 43, George Bush", former Secretary of State James Baker told " Fox News Sunday ". (more...)
Penn State Reportedly Headed To Citrus Bowl Penn State Reportedly Headed To Citrus Bowl
- December 03, 2018

Penn State football is reportedly headed to the Citrus Bowl to play Kentucky, according to college football reporter Brett McMurphy. That game was also against Penn State. The Wildcats finished the season 9-3 and reeled off upsets against ranked opponents Florida and Mississippi State. Kentucky and Penn State have only played six times. (more...)
Gregg Berhalter named head coach of United States men's national team Gregg Berhalter named head coach of United States men's national team
- December 03, 2018

From 1994-2006, Berhalter suited up for the national team. U.S. Soccer general manager Earnie Stewart announced his choice on Sunday, months after Berhalter became the clear front-runner and 13-plus months since Bruce Arena stepped down from the post following the embarrassing World Cup qualifying failure in Couva. (more...)
Paul Sherwen, NBC Sports cycling analyst, dies at 62 Paul Sherwen, NBC Sports cycling analyst, dies at 62
- December 03, 2018

Sherwen competed in seven editions of the Tour de France and was the national circuit race champion in 1986, plus road race champion the following year. An absolute gentleman - I knew him for over 20 years & listened to him & Phil for nearly 30. British Cycling and a number of WorldTour teams, including Australia's Mitchelton-Scott and Mark Cavendish's Team Dimension Data, also posted tributes to Sherwen. (more...)
Barcelona vs. Villarreal - Football Match Report Barcelona vs. Villarreal - Football Match Report
- December 03, 2018

Barcelona went top of La Liga - for two hours at least - with victory over struggling Villarreal . A late goal against Atletico Madrid earned Barca a point, he set up Messi's goal against PSV Eindhoven and his brilliant cross created Gerard Pique's opener against Villarreal . (more...)
Watch Tyson Fury weigh in for WBC title fight with Deontay Wilder Watch Tyson Fury weigh in for WBC title fight with Deontay Wilder
- December 03, 2018

Cuba's awkward Ortiz represented Wilder's most risky opponent, and perhaps the most avoided fighter in the heavyweight division, before the American made the seventh successful defence of his WBC title. The American, who has 39 knockouts from 40 fights since making his debut 10 years ago, has held the WBC title since 2015 when he beat Canada's Bermane Stiverne, a man he has beaten twice. (more...)
Pujara backs Ashwin to succeed in Australian conditions Pujara backs Ashwin to succeed in Australian conditions
- December 03, 2018

Teams and coaching staff typically use a range of analytics resources and video along with personal experiences and observations to formulate their plans and, while Australia's final plans for Kohli will ultimately be decided over the next few days - and adapted as the Test and series unfolds - the fact that such an article has even been thrown into the mix shows they are willing to search far and wide while considering ideas from outside the established brains trust. (more...)
Manchester City given scare by Bournemouth before class eventually tells Manchester City given scare by Bournemouth before class eventually tells
- December 03, 2018

Southampton had won only once in 13 league matches this season, but they took the lead after 12 minutes as Michael Obafemi teed up Stuart Armstrong for a fierce drive that flashed past David de Gea. And although Sterling has now equalled his league total of eight, Guardiola acknowledged Aguero would be missed if he doesn't recover for the trip to Watford in midweek. (more...)
Gophers football team learns bowl game destination, opponent Gophers football team learns bowl game destination, opponent
- December 03, 2018

Fleck. It's the Gophers' second trip to the Quick Lane Bowl; they beat Central Michigan in the 2015 game. Georgia Tech finished the season 7-5 overall and was 5-3 in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Gophers did not qualify for a bowl last season as they went 5-7 in Fleck's first year. Georgia Tech head coach Paul Johnson announced he will retire following this bowl game. (more...)
Aubameyang compared to Henry after his derby double
- December 03, 2018

Arsenal travel to Old Trafford on Wednesday evening as they bid to extend their unbeaten run to 20 games in all competitions. This was Emery's finest hour in his new role, then. Emery explained his thinking, saying: "Lacazette has very big ambitions scoring against ever team and because Aaron has experience against Tottenham , he has experience that we can come back in the 90 minutes". (more...)
M's send All Star INF Segura to Phillies M's send All Star INF Segura to Phillies
- December 03, 2018

The Seattle Mariners have been a busy team this off-season. Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports that Segura still has to agree to waive his no-trade clause before the trade can be processed. Crawford, who was a first-round draft pick out of high school by Philadelphia in 2016 (No. 16 overall), debuted for the Phillies in 2017, but despite high expectations has yet to blossom at the major league level. (more...)
Cricketer Chris Gayle awarded $300k in damages in defamation lawsuit Cricketer Chris Gayle awarded $300k in damages in defamation lawsuit
- December 03, 2018

The jury also found Fairfax was motivated by malice when it published the allegations in a series of articles in The Sydney Morning Herald , The Age and the Canberra Times . The judge though agreed with Fairfax's claims that the allegations made against Mr. Gayle wasn't of serious nature. "Having regard to his high profile and popularity as an worldwide cricketer, the nature of the allegation and the fascination of humankind with all things salacious, particularly in relation to people ... (more...)
Arsenal's 2-goal Aubameyang: The fans; the atmosphere - it inspired us Arsenal's 2-goal Aubameyang: The fans; the atmosphere - it inspired us
- December 03, 2018

Arsenal now sit in 5th in the Premier League on 27 points and are now on an 18-match unbeaten run, with their last defeat coming on August 18th. Arsenal were not done though and Unai Emery brought on Aaron Ramsey and Alexandre Lacazette for Alex Iwobi and Henrikh Mkhitaryan at half-time, changing shape in the process. (more...)
Celtic keeper Scott Bain will start the Betfred Cup final Celtic keeper Scott Bain will start the Betfred Cup final
- December 03, 2018

After Dominic Ball and Lewis Ferguson sent attempts over for Aberdeen , play was halted for around seven minutes after a nasty clash of heads resulted in Mackay-Steven being stretchered off. Hartson, a former Celtic striker, is sure Brendan Rodgers' men will welcome the challenge and he feels they have had it too easy in Scottish football for too long. (more...)

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