Saturday December 15-th, 2018

Jose Mourinho provides job update after dramatic Newcastle victory Jose Mourinho provides job update after dramatic Newcastle victory

Mourinho may have gotten himself a stay of execution after his team rallied to beat Newcastle United 3-2 after being down 2-0 at half time. Reflecting on the victory, Mourinho said: "During half-time we opened our hearts and we spoke about tactic...

Man United will give Mourinho time, says Essien Man United will give Mourinho time, says Essien

They were slow, ponderous and completely devoid of imagination and confidence, frequently resembling a team of amateurs who'd just met. Mourinho may not think so, but this is a talented side, just one that seems to have no idea what kind of soccer it...

Kei Nishikori through to Japan Open final against Daniil Medvedev Kei Nishikori through to Japan Open final against Daniil Medvedev

Obviously it's a good opportunity, but I'm just going to focus on the match itself". "I'm feeling 100 percent", added Nishikori. "But now I think I'm playing more consistent. The only surviving player in the draw yet to win an ATP singles title, ...

Wozniacki wins 30th title with China Open victory

Osaka missed out on becoming the first player in 2018 to reach three consecutive finals, losing 6-4 6-4 to Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova in the semi-finals of the China Open in Beijing . "But my back's sort of been bothering me since the beginn...

Chelsea's Ross Barkley delivers final act of ideal week Chelsea's Ross Barkley delivers final act of ideal week

Sunday was Barkley's third league start of the season under Sarri but it's clear the former Everton ace is gaining more momentum under the Italian. Hazard will enter the final year of his current contract at the end of this season, but insists ...

Whiting: Verstappen 'clearly' deserved penalty Whiting: Verstappen 'clearly' deserved penalty

Asked about Verstappen's attitude to racing , Vettel said: "He is quick, but it doesn't help also the way he came back onto the track with Kimi". "He knew that I was there and he just drove into me and pushed me off the track". "If you analyse...

Miguel Sano detained after traffic incident in Domincan Republic Miguel Sano detained after traffic incident in Domincan Republic

Sano was found to be driving a white truck without license plates and was not carrying proper identification, according to the report. It is important to clarify that the policeman declared that the accident was not intentional, and that Sano hit his...

Matthew Hayden: Cricketer fractures spine in surfing accident Matthew Hayden: Cricketer fractures spine in surfing accident

Game over for a few days. Ok. Hayden was left with a fractured C6 and torn C5 and C4 ligaments in his neck, as well as a bloodied forehead. The 46-year-old posted a photo of himself on Instagram with head injuries and in a neck brace.

Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus 'unhappy' at Riyad Mahrez taking penalty vs. Liverpool Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus 'unhappy' at Riyad Mahrez taking penalty vs. Liverpool

Gabriel Jesus has said he was unhappy when Pep Guardiola stopped him taking a crucial penalty in Manchester City's 0-0 draw with Liverpool. Andy Robertson has faith Liverpool can maintain a Premier League challenge this season - but dismiss...

Ashwin strikes as West Indies follow-on in 1st Test Ashwin strikes as West Indies follow-on in 1st Test

West Indies welcomed back batsman Darren Bravo and all-rounder Kieron Pollard to their limited-overs squad but opener Chris Gayle has chose to skip their series in India and Bangladesh , Cricket West Indies has said. Chandrapaul Hemraj - ...

Panthers' Reid returns, kneels during national anthem Panthers' Reid returns, kneels during national anthem

The LSU product received support from his teammates on Sunday. Colin Kaepernick doesn't have a job in football, nearly certainly because of his decision to kneel during the playing of the national anthem to bring attention to the issues of police b...

England doesn't appeal - Zidane agent shoots down United talk England doesn't appeal - Zidane agent shoots down United talk

But many believe the highly-decorated Frenchman, who only has three years of management experience, would be ill-equipped to rebuild United and keep them competitive in a league where he's never worked. "Everybody was disappointed in the dressing roo...

Guardiola confirms he wanted Mahrez to take penalty Guardiola confirms he wanted Mahrez to take penalty

On the other hand, Liverpool are third behind Manchester City and Chelsea on the Premier League table but have the same points as the other two teams. "Not struggling in the sense of playing badly but I felt as though Liverpool just had the...

First five nominees for Ballon d'Or announced First five nominees for Ballon d'Or announced

If the Croatian does not lift the Golden Ball, it would be the first time since 2004 that two different players win the Ballon d'Or and the Federation Internationale de Football Association accolade. The ceremony to announce the victor will take ...

Fleetwood and Molinari close in on Ryder Cup history Fleetwood and Molinari close in on Ryder Cup history

Who were the studs and duds on Saturday? "But they outplayed us". Woods lost all four of his matches in France and now has a record of 13-21-3 career Ryder Cup record. "They wanted to go out and prove something this afternoon, and that was nice t...

Canelo Alvarez says he'll fight Rocky Fielding at 168 next Canelo Alvarez says he'll fight Rocky Fielding at 168 next

Canelo Alvarez boxes against Gennady Golovkin (not pictured) in the middleweight world championship boxing match at T-Mobile Arena. Fresh off a career-defining victory over Gennady Golovkin on September 15, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez isn't wasting ...

Winx wins the Turnbull Stakes at Flemington for 28th consecutive victory Winx wins the Turnbull Stakes at Flemington for 28th consecutive victory

But even he could be forgiven for getting a little nervy as the seven-year-old picked up her 28th straight win with a heart-stopper in the Turnbull Stakes at Flemington on Saturday. But you're weighing on a bit of luck and fortunately the gaps came...

New Zealand Snatch Dramatic Win Over Boks In Championship Thriller New Zealand Snatch Dramatic Win Over Boks In Championship Thriller

Kolisi also enthused about rising star and winger Aphiwe Dyantyi‚ who has excelled beyond expectations in his debut season with the Boks. Indeed, when Damian de Allende carved under the posts in the 52nd minute, . Mallett said it doesn't matter if th...

MAHREZ BOTTLED IT! Liverpool 0-0 Man City | Match Reaction & Player Ratings MAHREZ BOTTLED IT! Liverpool 0-0 Man City | Match Reaction & Player Ratings

That's not how they usually do things, at all, but such are the fine margins this season, it proves how much respect they have for one another. Everyone misses penalties, even big, big players'. Many were expecting fireworks after the two Anfield cla...

Mohammad Hafeez hits ton as Australia toil on first day Mohammad Hafeez hits ton as Australia toil on first day

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed had earlier won the toss and elected to bat first on a dry wicket at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Hafeez, whose last of 50 Test appearances came in England two years ago, brought up his tenth Test cen...

Tua Tagovailoa opened Alabama's game vs. Arkansas with a ideal stat line Tua Tagovailoa opened Alabama's game vs. Arkansas with a ideal stat line

ESPN is reportedly dealing with technical issues related to lightning. It appeared they got a goal line stand one another fourth down later in the game, but it was reviewed and overturned for a touchdown. Trailing 21-0, the Razorbacks put together a ...

'I should have scored more', says four-goal Mbappe 'I should have scored more', says four-goal Mbappe

Thomas Tuchel's side, champions in five of the last six seasons, have won all nine league games so far and are eight points clear of second-placed Lille. But the World Cup-winner's persistence finally paid off in the 61st minute as he latched onto th...

How to watch Packers vs. Lions How to watch Packers vs. Lions

They ranged from a holding call away from the ball on a lengthy Ty Montgomery kickoff return in the first quarter to a taunting penalty after a third-down stop in the third quarter that gave Detroit a fresh set of downs. Of those three, Valdes-Scantl...

Mourinho slams critics after Man United fightback Mourinho slams critics after Man United fightback

Less sarcastically, the change is that United managed to win a game, destroying Rafael Benitez's soul in a 3-2 win, crowned by an injury-time victor from Alexis Sanchez . "I used to love it". "We are trying to create that togetherness as much as...

Vikings clash with Eagles in title-game rematch Vikings clash with Eagles in title-game rematch

Looking ahead to Week 5, the Eagles are set for a tough matchup at home against the Minnesota Vikings . He had thrown for 2,122 yards with 16 touchdowns and five interceptions while going 4-3 in those games. Both teams are struggling on defence. T...

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