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Coutinho backs Klopp to lead Reds to titles

Brazilian defender David Luiz opened the scoring on 24 minutes, courtesy of a fabulous 25-yard free-kick which totally caught out Simon Mignolet in the Liverpool goal. It's a really tough game, an important game. "But, I repeat: there are 15 games after this and 45 points available before the season finishes". Only through work can dreams happen. [Full Article...]

Four OTs, Carmelo heroics, Porzingis posterizing Dwight: Knicks-Hawks had it all

Four OTs, Carmelo heroics, Porzingis posterizing Dwight: Knicks-Hawks had it all With Sunday being one of the quieter sports days in some time and the NHL All-Star game being the marquee event-we're guessing a lot of you did not know about this game. In the late stages of the first overtime, Dennis Schroder finished a layup to push the Hawks advantage to 113-111 with 22.2 seconds left in the contest. [Full Article...]

Egypt, Ghana Complete AfCON 2017 Final Four

The winners of this tie will face either Burkina Faso or Tunisia in Libreville on Wednesday. - Morocco struck more shots off target than any other team during the group stages (23); only one side (Mali, 22.2%) recorded a worse shooting accuracy rate than Morocco (25.8%). [Full Article...]

French voters choose between sharply different candidates in Socialist primary

With ballots counted at 60 percent of polling stations, Hamon had nearly 59 percent of the vote to Valls' 41 percent. Mr Valls immediately conceded defeat in the face of the result that appeared like a clear condemnation of both his and Mr Hollande's polices. [Full Article...]

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique calls for goal-line technology after Real Betis controversy

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique calls for goal-line technology after Real Betis controversy Barcelona's La Liga campaign took a little bit of a hit on Sunday as the club needed a 90th-minute goal from Luis Suarez to earn a 1-1 draw at inspired Real Betis . Luis Enrique was, though, happy to emerge with a point from a LaLiga game where he acknowledged Barca's poor performance. "We just didn't play well today, there were too many mistakes, especially in the first half". [Full Article...]

England win toss, opt to field vs India

England needed eight off the last over, but Bumrah sent back a set Joe Root and the unsafe Jos Buttler to seal the deal for the hosts . 'We should have won the game anyway, ' he said. "He can only get better here on", Nehra opined. It made for absorbing cricket and a thrilling denouement, each England dot ball cheered as jubilantly as the victor in an FA Cup tie. [Full Article...]

Tyranny? Trump Trying to Bring Back Torture with Executive Order

The message came a day after Trump said he was considering reinstating the use of torture, including the banned interrogation technique of waterboarding, against terrorist suspects. Bush after the September 11, 2001 attacks. "Even though the army field manual can be reviewed it still does not allow to return to the use of torture, including waterboarding", McCain said on MSNBC. [Full Article...]

'I have my eyes on one thing and that's Floyd Mayweather': McGregor

Nate's a fucking bitch, and let me tell you why", McGregor said at a Q&A event in Manchester this weekend . "I know there's been conversations". "With the Ali Act I believe I can", McGregor said. "Once we come to a number than I'm happy with, that he's happy with ... then we go to the customers". For some time now we'd been discussing the possibility of "The Notorious" becoming bigger than th... [Full Article...]

West Ham accept £25 million bid for Dimitri Payet from Marseille

West Ham accept £25 million bid for Dimitri Payet from Marseille West Ham managed to get one of the best seasons of Payet's career out of the French global, while his goal against Middlesbrough in October is arguably the best individual strike from any Premier League player this term. The arrival of Robert Snodgrass for a £10.2m fee from Hull City is thought to have eased West Ham's stance on Payet's future. With his family reportedly unsettled in London, he ... [Full Article...]

NFL Pro Bowl Experience & Skills Showdown Focuses On Fans

NFL Pro Bowl Experience & Skills Showdown Focuses On Fans The NFL brought back the skills competition, and there's still no good reason it ever disappeared. Drone Drop Challenge: Odell Beckham would beat out Jarvis Landry, Patrick Peterson, and Chris Harris Jr. The showdown was live-taped Wednesday at Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex and broadcast to a national audience Thursday night on ESPN. Anyone attending the event should download the NFL F... [Full Article...]

Chelsea's Antonio Conte unsure whether Branislav Ivanovic will leave club in January

Chelsea's Antonio Conte unsure whether Branislav Ivanovic will leave club in January The 32-year-old has been at Stamford Bridge since 2008 after his move from Lokomotiv Moscow, making over 300 appearances for the club and winning countless trophies. On Ivanovic, Conte said: " I don't know the chances". "I remember, also, when I was manager of Juventus it was the same". We had young players, very good players, but to get into the first team often, you need to have a step and th... [Full Article...]

Woods misses cut at Torrey Pines as he struggles on return

Woods misses cut at Torrey Pines as he struggles on return For Woods, who has long bracketed Torrey Pines alongside Bay Hill, Augusta National and Firestone as his favourite courses , Thursday's opening round was an exercise in frustration. "I guess the key to the round for me was having four eagle putts", said Rose, who is seeking his eighth PGA Tour victory and first since the 2015 Zurich Classic of New Orleans. [Full Article...]

Aitor Karanka unrepentant about criticism of Middlesbrough supporters

Aitor Karanka unrepentant about criticism of Middlesbrough supporters The biggest news is that Jese is expected to complete a loan move to the Riverside Stadium, as a loan deal is agreed in principle. At the end, if the right offer doesn't arrive, he will be an important player in this squad, because everyone knows his potential'. [Full Article...]

Matt Ryan says Tom Brady is his longevity role model

Matt Ryan says Tom Brady is his longevity role model These Patriots (16-2) are more than just Tom Brady . They were above-average on defence during the regular season and have been even better in the playoffs. Brady handed off to running back Dion Lewis , who ran forward before tossing the ball back to Brady, who lofted the touchdown pass to a wide open Hogan in the end zone. [Full Article...]

Evra leaves Juventus for Marseille

A Champions League victor and five-time Premier League champion at Manchester United, Evra made 379 appearances for the Red Devils between 2006 and 2014. Evra, who has won back-to-back doubles with Juve since joining from Manchester United in 2014. Evra has played 81 times for France's national team since his debut in 2004. [Full Article...]

Knicks And Cavaliers Talk Carmelo Anthony Trade, Other Possible Destinations For Melo

Knicks And Cavaliers Talk Carmelo Anthony Trade, Other Possible Destinations For Melo ESPN's Marc Stein and Chris Haynes report that the Knicks made calls to the Cavs to gather interest in a deal structured around a swap of the two teams' star forwards to send Anthony to Cleveland for Kevin Love . Carmelo Anthony has been crushed in the media and by fans at times this season. Appearing in 46 games for the Knicks this season, Anthony is averaging 22.7 points, 6.1 rebo... [Full Article...]

Health comes first for returning Day

It has been home to the PGA TOUR's annual San Diego visit since 1968, along with the cWorlds each July. He noted that the PGA Tour is going to have to be more creative with how it presents its product to consumers and that Monahan should do that well. [Full Article...]

Burnley's £10m offer for Robert Snodgrass accepted by Hull City

Middlesbrough also remain keen on Snodgrass, but Burnley have moved into pole position as they look to bolster their options in the wide areas. That has yet to be matched by either Middlesbrough or West Ham, although it understood they have indicated they would be willing to slightly improve their offers of £7m plus £3m in bonuses to land the player who has scored seven goals in the Premier Leag... [Full Article...]

76ers to sit Embiid for two games to rest knee

76ers to sit Embiid for two games to rest knee With Monday's announcement from the league office, Embiid became the first Eastern Conference rookie to receive the award since former Sixer Michael Carter-Williams did so on the heels of the opening week of the 2013-2014 campaign. The Sixers won that game, 113-104. Sixers fans will also once again get the pleasure of watching Jabari Parker, one of two people selected before Embiid in the 20... [Full Article...]

Nadal holds off Zverev to reach 4th round at Australian Open

Nadal holds off Zverev to reach 4th round at Australian Open Serena Williams overcame a sluggish first set that saw her drop serve four times to come through to beat Barbora Strycova 7-5 6-4. Like so many times before, however, Williams simply broke back in the next game in a power-hitting assault and Strycova surrendered the match with a volley into the net. [Full Article...]


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