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Mkhitaryan out for six weeks with fractured metatarsal Mkhitaryan out for six weeks with fractured metatarsal
- December 25, 2018

Arsenal confirmed on Monday that, after weekend tests and a scan, Mkhitaryan has indeed suffered a broken foot and is expected to be out for at least six weeks. The Armenian playmaker is expected to miss the Gunners' next eight matches, including the Premier League visits to Liverpool on December 29 and Manchester City on February 3. (more...)
Australia vs India 2018: Sachin Tendulkar Slams the ICC’s Perth Pitch Rating Australia vs India 2018: Sachin Tendulkar Slams the ICC’s Perth Pitch Rating
- December 25, 2018

Tendulkar joins scores of other former cricketers who were unhappy with ICC's rating. Former Indian legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar has expressed his disagreement over the International Cricket Council's (ICC) decision to rate the Perth pitch, where India and Australia played their second Test of the ongoing four-match series, as 'average'. (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino believes Spurs are title contenders Mauricio Pochettino believes Spurs are title contenders
- December 25, 2018

The Toffees have not won since its added-time defeat in the Merseyside derby at the start of the month and have taken six points from a possible 21. Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli is a doubt for the visit of Bournemouth . His most egregious mistake was misjudging the situation which led to Tottenham's first goal, he should have let Zouma deal with Son's run instead of trying to deal with it himself. (more...)
Austin Rivers agrees to deal with Rockets Austin Rivers agrees to deal with Rockets
- December 24, 2018

The Rockets are now without Paul while he recovers from a hamstring injury. The Suns acquired Rivers in the trade that sent Trevor Ariza to the Washington Wizards on December 15, but then Phoenix waived him. Rivers was then waived by the Suns on December 17. While Rivers is essentially replacing Paul for the time being, the two had some bad blood in the past. (more...)
Baker Mayfield claims ignorance over Hue Jackson staredown Baker Mayfield claims ignorance over Hue Jackson staredown
- December 24, 2018

Mayfield, who has excelled since Jackson was sacked October 29, was caught by the television cameras running right by the Cincinnati sideline, with his head turned to where Jackson was standing. "David didn't score on that play", he said. A win next week would give the Browns their first winning season since 2007 and send the team into the offseason with a lot more optimism about the future than there was during the Jackson era. (more...)
MS Dhoni returns to India's T20I squad for New Zealand tour MS Dhoni returns to India's T20I squad for New Zealand tour
- December 24, 2018

Dhoni's return comes as a surprise since he was dropped from the T20Is against Australia only last month. "That's the reason Rishabh is a part of T20 squad". The Indian team is now playing a four-match Test series against Australia with the scoreline standing as 1-1 with two more Tests to go. This will be followed by a limited-overs engagement with New Zealand, starting with five ODIs from January 23. (more...)
Paul Pogba Thanks Jose Mourinho For Trophies Paul Pogba Thanks Jose Mourinho For Trophies
- December 24, 2018

Rash's [Marcus Rashford's] free-kick helped settle the nerves. "We know, also, it's not only the manager's fault that results are not good but this is football and we have to carry on and to fight for the club". DOING?This weekend's visitors are now fighting for their Premier League lives after surviving their first season back in the top flight. "It's not very nice when something as big as that (Mourinho's dismissal) happens at the club, but I think we all, as players and as a team, show ... (more...)
Tom Rogue-ic | Should Celtic Star Refuse Early Call-Up? Tom Rogue-ic | Should Celtic Star Refuse Early Call-Up?
- December 24, 2018

Rogic's Celtic side will face old foes Rangers on Saturday, but the "Wizard of Oz" will be missing due to a looming Asian Cup opener against Jordan on January 6 in the UAE. "We played like a team that really fancies getting involved at the top end of the table". Speaking at full-time to RangersTV, boss Gerrard explained: "They certainly deserve credit for the second half performance". (more...)
Zinedine Zidane will accept the Manchester United job on three conditions Zinedine Zidane will accept the Manchester United job on three conditions
- December 24, 2018

However, the Chile global has scored a mere four goals since his switch to Manchester United in the January transfer window. When Solskjaer replaced the former Chelsea and Real Madrid manager, United were 11 points adrift of fourth-placed Chelsea but Maurizio Sarri's side's shock home defeat against Leicester coupled with United's 5-1 thrashing of Cardiff has seen that gap shrink to eight points before Christmas. (more...)
Jon Jones' Comeback Fight Moved After More Drug Test Issues Jon Jones' Comeback Fight Moved After More Drug Test Issues
- December 24, 2018

The parent compound is not approved for human use anywhere in the world ... but what both USADA and other entities are seeing is that a recurrence, or potential "pulsing, ' where you have multiple negative tests and then a positive one for a very low amount - they're seeing that quite commonly over time". (more...)
Andrew Miller, St. Louis Cardinals agree to multi-year deal Andrew Miller, St. Louis Cardinals agree to multi-year deal
- December 24, 2018

According to The Athletic , Miller will receive $25 million over the next two seasons with a vesting option that would pay him $12 million in 2021 or a $2.5 million buyout. Cleveland's bullpen wasn't the same in 2018 without a consistently healthy Miller, who dominated in the "16 postseason - he struck out 30 in 19? innings - and helped the Indians get to their first World Series since 1997. (more...)
Disgraced Australia captain Steve Smith admits failures but is desperate to return Disgraced Australia captain Steve Smith admits failures but is desperate to return
- December 24, 2018

Smith and Warner's bans will be lifted at the end of March, with Bancroft's expiring on 29 December. Smith, whose 12-month suspension for his role in the Newlands fiasco expires in late March, will make his first media appearance in this country since his tearful apology in March when he fronts a press conference at the SCG. (more...)
Solskjaer explains what Wayne Rooney told him after getting Manchester United job Solskjaer explains what Wayne Rooney told him after getting Manchester United job
- December 24, 2018

In the final months of his time at United he did everything he could to create drama, negative headlines and detract from the fact that he was failing to succeed with a really talented group of players. "In games before we've had a lot of chances that could've maybe ended up with a scoreline like that". We want to be playing in the Champions League next season and we want to focus on how to catch up. (more...)
Schmeichel eyeing Manchester United director of football position Schmeichel eyeing Manchester United director of football position
- December 24, 2018

Legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson reportedly brokered the deal for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to make a sensational return as interim Manchester United boss. Schmeichel won five Premier League titles, three FA Cups and the Champions League during his eight seasons at United. Despite a second placed finish being secured last season, United have struggled this term and were left in sixth place, 11 points off the top four, when Mourinho suffered his final defeat in charge against ... (more...)
Foles to start Week 16; Wentz won't go on IR Foles to start Week 16; Wentz won't go on IR
- December 24, 2018

This, despite more or less confirming multiple reports from the day before citing unnamed sources saying Wentz has a "stress injury" in his back that could require up to three months to heal, though no surgery is required. "If we put him out there, there has to be 100 percent that there is no risk of anything further", Pederson said Friday. The Eagles (6-7) are still in the chase for a playoff spot. (more...)
Chris Paul of Houston Rockets out indefinitely with strained left hamstring Chris Paul of Houston Rockets out indefinitely with strained left hamstring
- December 23, 2018

Here's a look at the play, courtesy of National Basketball Association on TNT, which resulted in what's been revealed as a left hamstring strain. Paul, 33, had four points in 12 minutes during Thursday's loss. He was struggling with his shot of late, connecting on 34 percent of his tries in his most recent five games entering the matchup in Miami , but he was still a big factor in Houston being able to match a season high with five straight wins. (more...)
Solskjaer Shows His Class In Tunnel After Victory Over Cardiff Solskjaer Shows His Class In Tunnel After Victory Over Cardiff
- December 23, 2018

The visiting fans enthusiastically chanted Solskjaer's name throughout and were enjoying their side moving the ball around with a speed and accuracy more reminiscent of his days as a player at Old Trafford when United dominated English football. (more...)
Real Madrid beats Al Ain to win 4th FIFA Club World Cup Real Madrid beats Al Ain to win 4th FIFA Club World Cup
- December 23, 2018

The German, who started both games in this year's tournament, is the competition's most decorated player. Madrid, which has won the last three Champions Leagues, has also won the last three Club World Cups . A minute later the Champions League winners were in front as Vazquez delivered the ball from the right, Karim Benzema touched it to Modric and the Croatia worldwide curled a shot into the bottom corner from just outside the box. (more...)
Pittsburgh Steelers-New Orleans Saints Preview and Prediction Pittsburgh Steelers-New Orleans Saints Preview and Prediction
- December 23, 2018

About a month ago, the Pittsburgh Steelers appeared to be in control of the AFC North, and like a team ready to contend this season. Brees should bounce back in a big way next week at the Superdome against the high-flying Steelers . With running back James Conner once more out for the Steelers and a postseason berth still to be had, Pittsburgh will once again turn to rookie Jaylen Samuels to likely carry the bulk of the backfield load. (more...)
Former Cubs second baseman signs $24 million deal with Rockies Former Cubs second baseman signs $24 million deal with Rockies
- December 23, 2018

He also discusses how launch angle has benefitted Murphy's career and how his batting average has been consistently good in recent years ... which is something the Rockies desperately need. He is a.330 hitter in 26 games at Coors Field. At a quick glance, the move seems odd, Murphy is older and has hit for almost the exact same average in his career as DJ. (more...)
Warrington Retains IBF Title With Decision Over Frampton Warrington Retains IBF Title With Decision Over Frampton
- December 23, 2018

He subsequently teamed up with Jamie Moore, a former European light middleweight champion. Frampton had built towards a world title bid for the past year, but now admitted he needed to assess his options. But Warrington put his name alongside the very best in the division with the performance of his career to hand Frampton his second loss. He insists the prospect of defending his belt against Frampton excites him. (more...)
Josh Warrington beats Carl Frampton to defend IBF featherweight title
- December 23, 2018

I was fit and strong but Josh was fitter and stronger. "Let me get Christmas out of the road and the New Year and then I will make a conscious decision as to what I am going to do". I intend to prove it. "I think I earned his respect as soon as I hit..." Warrington was given no chance of beating Welshman Lee Selby to win the belt in May. (more...)
Australian Open will use final-set tiebreak like Wimbledon and US Open Australian Open will use final-set tiebreak like Wimbledon and US Open
- December 23, 2018

The decision comes after extensive consultation with past and present players, commentators, agents and TV analysts. Tie-breaks will be introduced in the final set of the Australian Open for the first time in its's history in 2019. The French Open does not have a final set tiebreak, with matches continuing until a player secures a two-game lead in the decider. Wimbledon announced in October that it will next year have a standard first-to-seven points tiebreak when the deciding set ... (more...)
Aaron Finch shakes off finger injury in time for Boxing Day Test Aaron Finch shakes off finger injury in time for Boxing Day Test
- December 23, 2018

As far as the venue for the third Test ( Melbourne Cricket Ground ) is concerned, the pitch curators are putting their effort to make it lively as the heavy rain showers had hit the area making it a hard task to maintain the quality of the wicket. (more...)
Guardiola stays cool despite shock Man City defeat Guardiola stays cool despite shock Man City defeat
- December 23, 2018

Pep Guardiola refused to criticise his team after Manchester City were beaten by Crystal Palace in the biggest shock of the Premier League season. Luka Milivojevic converted a penalty in the 51st after a foul by Kyle Walker on Max Meyer , as Palace led 3-1. It seemed to be business as usual for City after German midfielder Ilkay Gundogan nodded them in front in the 27th minute, meeting a Fabian Delph cross from deep with a firm, downward header. (more...)

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