• Ronaldo speaks out over racist abuse
Ronaldo speaks out over racist abuse

Meanwhile, Koulibaly has been banned for two games for the red card he received in the 81st minute of the game, as a result of the second yellow he received "for applauding the official in an ironic manner, having already been booked". A host of other famous names and faces also showed their support, including Juventus' 5-time Ballon d'Or victo...

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  • Virat Kohli surpasses Dravid for most overseas runs in calendar year
Virat Kohli surpasses Dravid for most overseas runs in calendar year

Indian skipper Virat Kohli added another milestone to his illustrious career as he took over Rahul Dravid's long-standing record of most Test runs in a calendar year overseas. They remain tied on six each. Kohli, who already has scored a hundred in the series, has been phenomenal so far in 2018. It was in the 120th over when the duo was b...

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  • Packers should pursue free safety D.J. Swearinger
Packers should pursue free safety D.J. Swearinger

Swearinger to find a new team. The Panthers should definitely put in a claim for Swearinger, who has posted 14 interceptions and 39 passes defensed in 90 career National Football League games. But Redskins coach Jay Gruden said this week that Swearinger had been asked multiple times to temper his criticisms of the team and coaches prior to Monda...

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  • Pujara scores ton, India 2-277 at flat MCG
Pujara scores ton, India 2-277 at flat MCG

But, Australia managed to come back in the game as they scalped two quick wickets in the name of Virat and Pujara . Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins delivered a combined 93.4 overs in an innings that spanned 169.4 overs.

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  • Liverpool Open Up Six-Point Lead As Manchester City Lose Against Leicester
Liverpool Open Up Six-Point Lead As Manchester City Lose Against Leicester

Leicester failed to make the most of that period but claimed victory with eight minutes remaining as Pereira pounced with a 20-yard blast to give a fine Leicester performance its deserved reward. With Kevin De Bruyne, the creative lynchpin of last season's title success, struggling to recapture his best form after injury setbacks and withdrawn in ...

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  • Hodgson Expects Liverpool to Slip-Up in EPL Title Race
Hodgson Expects Liverpool to Slip-Up in EPL Title Race

We take a look at the best pictures from the weekend. Former Premier League star, Alan Shearer has disclosed that Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur are capable of stopping Liverpool from winning the Premier League title this season.

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  • Dillian makes it a Whyte Christmas and now targets Joshua
Dillian makes it a Whyte Christmas and now targets Joshua

Another point deduction in the 11th round swung the fight in Whyte's favour before the Brixton heavyweight took it out of the judges' hands once and for all. Two years after narrowly outpointing his opponent, Whyte demonstrated his improvement and furthered Chisora's decline by leaving him unconscious for a worryingly long time at London's 02 Arena...

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  • Klopp: We might need 105 points to win title
Klopp: We might need 105 points to win title

They will all win as well. So... In the first half at a wet, windy Molineux they showed signs that some of the swagger that marked them out as the league's great entertainers last season is returning. 'It was a bit of a tough day for me, I had a bit of a cold, I wasn't 100 percent, ' Van Dijk said. After a slow start where he couldn't force his...

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  • Falcons now favored over Panthers after Cam Newton news
Falcons now favored over Panthers after Cam Newton news

The Panthers (6-8) have lost six straight games and are all but out of playoff contention as Newton has struggled with an unknown shoulder issue. Rookie Kyle Allen (Texas A&M) is expected to be promoted from the practice squad to be the backup.

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  • Manny Machado Follows Phillies Shortstop on Instagram
Manny Machado Follows Phillies Shortstop on Instagram

The Phillies are ready to give the money, but the question is will Machado take the money? The only unknown is where he will sign that deal. Those are the only three teams known to be now courting Machado, as Fancred's Jon Heyman reported no mystery teams appear to be in the running.

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  • Andros Townsend scores ‘Goal of the Season’ to stun Manchester City
Andros Townsend scores ‘Goal of the Season’ to stun Manchester City

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. A run of two wins in 12 games led to media speculation that Claude Puel's job as Leicester coach was in jeopardy. City had started to lose their way in th...

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  • Alexis Sanchez returns to Manchester United after rehab in Chile
Alexis Sanchez returns to Manchester United after rehab in Chile

Take risks. I want the players to be the kids that love to play football and go out in front of the best fans in the world. The Frenchman is one of the current squad Solskjaer has worked with before after a spell in charge of United's reserve team between 2008 and 2010 and the 45-year-old has revealed he has spoken to the players about his "sta...

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  • Dodgers deal Puig, Kemp to Reds
Dodgers deal Puig, Kemp to Reds

Kemp, Puig and Wood have all been traded to Cincinnati... The Dodgers will also give the Reds $7 million in cash as part of the deal. Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig (66) hits a three -run home run during the sixth inning of Game 7 of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers in Milwaukee, Oct....

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  • Agent Provides Update on Adrien Rabiot Future Amid Barcelona Interest & Liverpool 'Meetings'
Agent Provides Update on Adrien Rabiot Future Amid Barcelona Interest & Liverpool 'Meetings'

He revealed that the young French midfielder has told the club that he wants to leave on a free transfer next summer. The young Frenchman has six months remaining on his current PSG contract and has rejected several contract offers from the French capital club.

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  • No Davis trade: Pelicans coach accuses LeBron of tampering
No Davis trade: Pelicans coach accuses LeBron of tampering

The idea of any National Basketball Association star wanting to join LeBron James on the Los Angeles Lakers is exciting and bewitching - especially since the team is going to need another superstar to seriously compete. LeBron realizes the power and platform that he and other players have, and he is determined to let his voice be heard. We now kn...

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  • We might need 105 points to win title, says Klopp
We might need 105 points to win title, says Klopp

Eight of the past nine teams to be top on Christmas Day have gone on to win the title, with Liverpool in 2013-14 the exception. The Liverpool manager speculated it might require a record total to become champions, calling this "a real special season", with Manchester City and Tottenham also in excellent form.

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  • Bale matches Ronaldo, Messi with Club World Cup hat-trick
Bale matches Ronaldo, Messi with Club World Cup hat-trick

Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois made two hard saves with the game at 0-0, and Japanese side Kashima got one back late on when slack defending allowed centre-forward Shoma Doi in for a consolation goal. "Throughout my [early] career, I played from the left wing", Bale said. We hope he can continue to do it in every game. Bale shone in the ...

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  • Gianfranco Zola confirms Chelsea interest in Callum Wilson
Gianfranco Zola confirms Chelsea interest in Callum Wilson

City had booked their place in the last four 24 hours earlier by winning a penalty shootout against Leicester after a 1-1 draw, while Burton claimed the scalp of Championship club Middlesbrough. Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino told Sky Sports: "It's another London derby". The England worldwide watched on from the sidelines as a player he conside...

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  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer arrives in England after Man Utd appointment
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer arrives in England after Man Utd appointment

Had Mourinho remained in charge, several players were prepared to seek a move away from Old Trafford next summer, but sources said that the mood has now changed significantly since Tuesday's sacking and the squad are now looking forward to "enjoying their football and their life again".

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  • Line-in-the-sand moment for captain Paine after drought-breaking win
Line-in-the-sand moment for captain Paine after drought-breaking win

When you play Test cricket it is a long match and you have a long time so a little bit aggression is there and sometimes you react in the moment. " Tim Paine deserves a lot of credit for the way the side has played, not just in Perth but Adelaide as well.

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  • India vs Australia: Tim Paine relieved after Aussies level series in Perth
India vs Australia: Tim Paine relieved after Aussies level series in Perth

During India's second innings, keeper Paine, speaking to Murali Vijay, said: "I know he's your captain but you can't seriously like him as a bloke". The stump microphone picked up the conversation. During the 71st over bowled by Jasprit Bumrah , the respective captains were seen exchanging words after Kohli chose to field close to the non-st...

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  • Jamie Carragher delivers blunt verdict on Jose Mourinho’s future at Man United
Jamie Carragher delivers blunt verdict on Jose Mourinho’s future at Man United

The final months of Mourinho's time in charge were marked by high-profile clashes with star players Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial, and apparent discontent over the club's failure to sign a defender in the summer. "They need someone who meets the three key principles of that football club: the promotion of youth, entertaining football and to wi...

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  • Lakers prevail in James-Wade's
Lakers prevail in James-Wade's "last dance"

Wade gifted Hart his game-worn shoes, with a written message that implored the second-year player to continue with his development. "He knew my move at the end that stopped me from getting to my shot", Wade told reporters after the game .

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  • All Blacks coach Hansen to retire after 2019 World Cup
All Blacks coach Hansen to retire after 2019 World Cup

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen will step down after the 2019 Rugby World Cup, ending a 16-year involvement with the world's top-ranked team. "I haven't thought about what I will do after the World Cup". "He's hugely respected, clear in his views, and will leave the job as one of the greatest ever All Blacks coaches", Impey said. "His record is...

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  • Tottenham ready to challenge Everton for André Gomes
Tottenham ready to challenge Everton for André Gomes

And when asked on Friday if talk of other clubs being interested in Gomes affected Everton's situation with the player, Toffees boss Silva said: "Nothing, zero". Since Manchester City cannot play fellow English sides, they are likely to meet Atletico, Schalke and Roma in the last 16. The Spaniard has not beaten Everton in their previous t...

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