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Manchester City's Jesus set to return next month

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City's trip to Merseyside is followed by a game against Newcastle United next Saturday. The Argentine scored Manchester City's victor against Bristol City earlier this week in the League Cup while Van Dijk scored Liverpool's victor that sent rivals Everton out of the FA Cup last weekend. Read More »

Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino says Watford equaliser was a clear handball

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Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino has called for the introduction of VAR in the Premier League following the "injustice" of his side's 2-2 draw with Watford. The Irishman tore past the full-back along the left touchline before squaring to Dusan Tadic , who laid the ball off for Ward-Prowse to smash home. Then came the late drama which prevented Watford from slipping to a seventh defeat in their last eight matches. Read More »

Pochettino reveals Spurs' bleak transfer future

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Los Blancos have previously seen the Tottenham supremo, who has earned a reputation as a tough negotiator, prove no pushover in the signings of Luka Modric and Gareth Bale from the North London club. Tottenham are unbeaten in their last 10 Premier League games against Everton (W5 D5), their longest such run against them since a run of 13 between 1997 and 2003. Read More »

Brady bullish in focus on Titans

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He also moved the chains with his legs, picking up three critical first downs on scrambles and adding 46 yards on eight rushing attempts. With Murray injured, Henry was the workhorse against the Chiefs and will have to carry the load again in Foxborough since Murray has been ruled out. Read More »

Ancelotti to replace Wenger, Conte out at Chelsea

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Or you can expect contempt. "Then he insulted me for the second time but now I change and now [I have] contempt". When asked why Coutinho was sold in this window, the Liverpool manager replied "because there was no other option". The club are preparing for the worst case by already looking for potential replacements, and according to the London Evening Standard , they have identified Juventus Manager Masimilliano Allegri and Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri as their prime targets. Read More »

Root, Gayle, Stokes among star attractions in IPL auction

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Other Indian cricketers who are expected to fetch big amounts are Harbhajan Singh , Kuldeep Yadav , KL Rahul and Murali Vijay. Among the worldwide cricketers, Chris Gayle and Ben Stokes lead the list. Among those vying for places in cricket's richest T20 League are Proteas superstars Hashim Amla, David Miller, Quinton de Kock and Kagiso Rabada. Afghanistan too will see 13 players in the list while there are 39 from Sri Lanka and an equal number from the West Indies. Read More »

VAR to be used for Chelsea-Norwich, Leicester-Fleetwood FA Cup ties

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Neil Swarbrick, a video assistant referee, was assessing footage of the third-round game at a control room in west London as part of global trials of the new technology that will be used for match-changing incidents. "If you look at the (Welbeck/Fabregas) situation it was quite a complex one". Replays showed Welbeck got a slight touch on the ball, and Atkinson again returned to his original call of no penalty. Read More »

Brown questionable for Steelers matchup Sunday

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The Steelers host the Jaguars Sunday, one of the three teams they lost to during the regular season. "We do need to get him well from an illness standpoint". Brown set an National Football League record with 100-plus receptions in five consecutive seasons, including 101 this season. Brown has 44 catches for 705 yards and two touchdowns in nine career playoff games. Read More »

National Football League to consider knee injury during concussion protocol investigation

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Newton said after the game his head was fine, but he was having problems with his eye after his helmet slid down following the hit by Saints defensive tackle David Onyemata . They didn't want to have him heading into the locker room during the final minutes of the fourth quarter, choosing instead to eschew league policy while simultaneously failing to value the long-term health of their franchise quarterback. Read More »

Steven Seagal accused of raping teenage actor in 1993

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The mother-of-two, now 43, met Seagal for the first time in 1993 during an open call for his film " On Deadly Ground ". "I wasn't even allowed to date so for me it was a shameful thing", Simons said. De Rossi has said Seagal unzipped his trousers during a private office audition and Julianna Margulies has said that she had a similar incident with Seagal when she was 23. Read More »

Zidane says it's not as unsafe because it appears for Actual Madrid

Real Madrid , the defending La Liga champions, are now fourth, 16 points behind leaders Barcelona . Madrid opened the scoring in the 11th minute, Vazquez heading home Dani Carvajal's deep cross when left unmarked at the back post. Liga - Follow the Football match between Real Madrid and Villarreal CF live with Eurosport. With a comfortable first-leg advantage, Zinedine Zidane rested much of his first team, making 10 changes from the line-up that struggled to a disappointing draw ... Read More »

Spartak Moscow Criticised For "Racist" Tweet About Own Players

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Anti-discriminatory body Kick It Out added: "This social media post from the official account of Spartak Moscow only continues to highlight the prejudices towards black people in Russian Federation". The post, which has subsequently been deleted, was released on the club's official and verified Twitter account on Saturday and included emoji symbols of chocolate bars and a sunshine in the headline. Read More »

La palla passa al Barcellona

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Ormai i nerazzurri sono usciti allo scoperto, è lui l'obiettivo di questa sessione di calciomercato . Figlio dell'ex centrocampista della Fiorentina Mazinho , Rafinha punta al rilancio in A e il Biscione potrebbe far leva sulla sua volontà per agevolarne il prestito . Read More »

Pep Guardiola eyes Gabriel Jesus return, tight-lipped on Alexis Sanchez

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Liverpool have lost at home to Manchester City twice in the last 55 years, ever since Bill Shankly dragged the Reds out of the Second Division toward a glittering future. Therefore, there will likely be no complacency from the players, with the Premier League renowned for its unpredictable nature. With Guardiola's team looking formidable, his reflexes, ball passing and composure between the sticks have made him a player to watch out in the future. Read More »

Kings of Confetti: Alabama celebrates national title No. 17

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I have a daughter that lives in Charlotte who graduated from Alabama . Inside the locker room, minutes after the trajectory of his football career was altered and his future as Alabama's starting quarterback was thrust into uncertainty, Jalen Hurts received some kind words from the coach who pulled him. Read More »

Course record sees Saddier take joint SA Open lead

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Retief Goosen, a two-time US Open victor, faltered at the last on Friday with a double-bogey six and lost further ground on the field with a one-over 73 to finish at seven under heading into the final round, while Ernie Els carded a two-under 70 to sit 10 shots off the lead at five under. Read More »

Quique Sanchez Flores rules himself out of vacant Stoke job

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Former Watford boss Flores was tipped to take over from Mark Hughes , sacked after an FA Cup third-round exit at fourth-tier side Coventry City last weekend. And the fact is that the players do not want to leave, and the coach continues. "I do not talk about me". 'I belong to Espanyol . Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill is now the bookmakers' favourite. Read More »

Yoel Romero to replace middleweight champ Robert Whittaker at UFC 221

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As soon as he was installed, Whittaker was booked to take on the former champion Rockhold for the belt. UFC officials told ESPN that Whittaker will face the victor in a unification bout. Whittaker was installed as the full-time middleweight champion after Georges St-Pierre vacated the belt he won off of Michael Bisping at UFC 217 in November when it was discovered he was battling ulcerative colitis. Read More »

Barcelona will not rely on away goal against Celta Vigo

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The evening got even better for the forward a couple of minutes later, as Alba once again found space down the left and teed up Messi, who finished routinely. "The first half was extraordinary", said Barca coach Ernesto Valverde . Celta Vigo have indeed been in impressive attacking form this season and have scored 32 times in La Liga, equal to Real Madrid and five more than second-placed Atletico Madrid. Read More »

Bayern beats Leverkusen 3-1 as winter break ends

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Lewandowski , the Bundesliga's top-scorer with 15 goals in 17 games so far, is labouring with a knee injury while Hummels has a groin strain and the away match at Leverkusen's BayArena has come too early. "He [Wagner] is also a player who can play with his back to the opponent and make balls, like Lewy [Lewandowski]. I'm happy and he'll be the first option in attack". Read More »

Steelers' Brown sent home sick, questionable for Sunday

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Steelers Pass Offense vs. Jags Pass Defense: Jacksonville wants Pittsburgh to pass 40-50 times Sunday afternoon, into the strength of their team. The Jaguars come into the game as the AFC South champions at 10-6 and are the No. Thanks to a competent defense, the Steelers will deploy a more complete team than the Jaguars . The Falcons were strong against tight ends, as evident to the fact that the allowed the 24th-fewest points in the regular season. Read More »

LeBron James: We're So Fragile

It puts quite a burden on that end of the floor. They responded well, though. "Every single time we come in here to practise". But James knocked down a 3-pointer on the ensuing Cavs possesion and Cleveland slowly built its lead back up to 12 points. Read More »

Kane: Levy ready to play hardball amid Real Madrid interest

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He was always respectful and professional - there's nothing to say", Pochettino added. "There is no more fitting memorial than for him to rest below the new pitch, and having Mum by his side makes it even more special". It's not the profile of a typical offensive player - he is special". It was then suggested to Pochettino that he has said Harry Kane could stay at Spurs for his entire career. Read More »

Verizon Waives Fees For Subscribers Headed To The Winter Olympics

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If not, we may get none. Short-track speed-skating has been given a target of one to two medals, based on the talents of Christie. "I'm long in the tooth and I remember Russian Federation quite vividly, whether it was human rights issues, death threats, Chechnyan rebels, so this doesn't seem too bad", Hay said. Read More »

International Olympic Committee 'considering joint Korea hockey team'

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South Korea has proposed working-level talks with North Korea on the latter's participation in the Winter Olympics set for February, the South's unification ministry said on Friday. China's Xinhua News Agency, citing official North Korean press statements, said that "an early national reunification is the goal of peace offer made by Pyongyang to Seoul, as officials of both countries started their first high-level meeting Tuesday". Read More »

Kerber issues Australian Open warning with Sydney triumph

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Angelique Kerber won her ninth consecutive match to start the season, beating Ashleigh Barty 6-4, 6-4 to clinch the Sydney International title. Kerber will play Camila Giorgi in the semifinals. Barty was looking to become the first Australian woman to win in Sydney since Alicia Molik in 2005. "And Angie is on fire". That script appeared set to continue when Barty was broken with little resistance to go down 1-0 in the second set, but she returned the favour with venom to break ... Read More »

Titans' Flight To New England Delayed By Three Hours

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And this means we will never know who benefitted most from the other - head coach or quarterback - as they're expected to ride off in the sun at the same time , albeit on different horses and in very different directions. It has been since the 2009 National Football League season since the New England Patriots did not hold a first-round bye in the playoffs. We'll see if Mariota the football player can put that scare into the unbeatable Patriots . Read More »

Walker calls for juvenile prison reorganization

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Require the Department of Health Services (DHS) to expand treatment services at the Mendota Treatment Center, serving more male juveniles as early as fall 2018, and creating a facility there to treat female juveniles with mental health needs. Read More »

Duke bounces back by pounding Pitt

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They're real young and they have talent but they're real young and have to keep learning these new habits. "So today was a step forward". He's a combined 8 of 29 from the field in Duke's two losses. The Blue Devils gave up 44 points in the paint to a less talented Wolfpack team, as Bagley and Carter struggled to stop pick and rolls and transition buckets. Read More »