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Sports Paul Merson blames Mauricio Pochettino for Tottenham slump
Author: 0 Paul Merson blames Mauricio Pochettino for Tottenham slump

Heung-Min Son's goal midway through the first half cancelled out Christian Kabasele headed opener for the host's in what was a feisty contest. Watford played most of the second half with a one-man advantage after Davinson Sanchez was shown a straight red card for a high arm on Richarlison , and Silva believes it was the correct decision.

Sports Alshon Jeffery to stay with Philadelphia Eagles
Author: 0 Alshon Jeffery to stay with Philadelphia Eagles

The deal announced Saturday afternoon comes amidst one of Jeffery's strongest season in his career after arriving to the team on a one-year deal from the Chicago Bears in the 2017 off-season. I'm blessed to have the opportunity to play for this organization and for these fans. Jeffery and Jernigan's contracts serve as selling points for the organization as they attempt to acquire free agents they may not initially feel comfortable making long-term commitments to.

Sports Mourinho channels Borg to keep Manchester United on track
Author: 0 Mourinho channels Borg to keep Manchester United on track

I hope he can. The manager is remaining hopeful, but up to the point of his press conference , he could not guarantee that Matic would be fit enough to play. The weekend's most high profile Premier League match, Manchester United at Arsenal , will be missing a few key players. "Yesterday I was watching an interesting movie, Borg vs McEnroe and Borg coach was telling him that all the time, one point at a time, think about just one point and I tell my players just think about the game".

Sports South Africa triumph in opening World Rugby Sevens Series event in Dubai
Author: 0 South Africa triumph in opening World Rugby Sevens Series event in Dubai

An early sin-binning for a New Zealand player who went high on Branco du Preez paved the way for the Boks to open a 12-0 lead with tries by captain Philip Snyman and the twinkle-toed Seabelo Senatla. The reigning series champions fell to a 14-12 defeat after a late converted try handed the Americans a shock victory. Cape Town will host the next leg of the World Series next weekend.

Sports Nathan Redmond Explains Exactly What Guardiola Said In Animated Exchange
Author: 0 Nathan Redmond Explains Exactly What Guardiola Said In Animated Exchange

Speaking to Match of the Day after the game, he said: "I was telling Nathan Redmond how good he is at the end". Redmond has since said the Spaniard was "only very complimentary and positive" . Guardiola said he would "never judge the way opponents play against one of my teams". 'Nothing negative or offensive was said towards me from Pep and that's what makes him one of the best Manager's in world football'.

Sports Favourable World Cup draws for Russian Federation and England
Author: 0 Favourable World Cup draws for Russian Federation and England

I have spoken to Boban who is quite high up in the hierarchy there and he's very impressive, Marco van Basten is there, (Luis) Figo, (Emilio) Butragueno. The actual drawing of the balls is expected to start around 30 minutes later and is scheduled to last around half an hour. The big draw will be held on FRIDAY - December 1, 2017.

Sports Conor McGregor Might Not Ever Fight Again
Author: 0 Conor McGregor Might Not Ever Fight Again

The reason for the interim bout was due to McGregor being unable to fight in the Octagon as he spent this year celebrating the birth of his child and pursuing a boxing match with Floyd Mayweather . Another potential and risky opponent for the Irishman is Khabib Nurmagomedov, who fights Edson Barboza at UFC 219 on December 30. "I have to say about this, and I'm wearing my old, veteran crime reporter hat".

Sports Could Jimbo Fisher be on early morning flight from Tallahassee to Texas?
Author: 0 Could Jimbo Fisher be on early morning flight from Tallahassee to Texas?

He is the first coach since Johnny Majors left Pitt for Tennessee back in 1977 to leave a school he won a national championship at for another school. "I am confident we will fill the position very soon". Fisher lost quarterback Deondre Francois to a season-ending injury late in the loss to Alabama to open the season, has struggled to find offensive consistency with backup James Blackman behind a woefully underperforming offensive line.

Sports Arsenal and Man Utd in title race showdown
Author: 0 Arsenal and Man Utd in title race showdown

Mourinho's side are eight points behind Pep Guardiola's Premier League leaders going into this weekend fixtures. "I play a game at a time and I think it's the way to do it", he said. Mourinho will be without the midfielder Michael Carrick who is out with a calf injury and will not feature on Saturday, while the centre-back Eric Bailly is still struggling with a knock and will probably be unavailable for this tilt.

Sports Dave Dombrowski Confirms Red Sox' Interest In Shohei Ohtani
Author: 0 Dave Dombrowski Confirms Red Sox' Interest In Shohei Ohtani

His team in Japan, the Nippon Ham Fighters, will collect a $20 million fee. Japanese media has reported that Ohtani is now in Los Angeles. According to Ronald Blum of the Associated Press, the Texas Rangers , New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins are the only teams who can offer a signing bonus of more than $3 million.

Sports Tiger Woods back on the leaderboard and back turning heads
Author: 0 Tiger Woods back on the leaderboard and back turning heads

Woods was almost flawless on the front-nine at Albany Golf Club. A birdie at the first following a flawless drive and a clipped wedge to five feet got the show on the road before further birdies at the par five third and par four fourth moved him into a tie for the lead at six under.

Sports England to learn World Cup draw fate
Author: 0 England to learn World Cup draw fate

Their first fixture is against Tunisia on June 18, with Panama next and the mighty Belgians 10 days after the opener. We've been good at writing teams off and then getting beaten by them haven't we? "We have a group chat where there is always banter flying".

Sports 'Group Of Death' Has Argentina, Croatia, Nigeria, Iceland In 2018
Author: 0 'Group Of Death' Has Argentina, Croatia, Nigeria, Iceland In 2018

The Super Eagles will also be brimming with optimism after beating Argentina 4-2 in a recent friendly in Krasnodar, Russia on Nov 14. The Eagles have already clashed with Argentina 4 times at the World Cup in 1994, 2002, 2010 and 2014. Argentina however avenge the defeat when it defeated Nigeria 3-1 in an worldwide friendly in September 2011. Chief among them is determining which of the eight groups is the so-called "Group of Death" or toughest in the competition.

Sports Why I won't accept this National Football League 'charade': anthem protester
Author: 0 Why I won't accept this National Football League 'charade': anthem protester

The agreement does not include language calling for players to end protests during the national anthem in exchange for funds; there's no implicit quid pro quo. Reid said he received a text from Jenkins on Wednesday morning asking him if he would be comfortable ending the demonstrations if the National Football League made a donation to the player coalition.

Sports Rick Pitino sues Louisville for breach of contract
Author: 0 Rick Pitino sues Louisville for breach of contract

A federal indictment suggests Pitino knew of the bribe to Bowen , though Pitino is not specifically named in the indictment. Pitino was sacked October 16, less than three weeks after federal investigators tied the U of L program to a scheme to pay recruits.

Sports Everton hire Sam Allardyce as manager on 18-month deal
Author: 0 Everton hire Sam Allardyce as manager on 18-month deal

Following an outlay of almost $200 million on new players last summer, Everton was expected to be challenging for the top four, not fighting against the drop. The club's prospects had appeared so different at the beginning of the season with Everton having invested heavily following last season's impressive seventh-place finish.

Sports NC State coach Dave Doeren rejects Tennessee offer
Author: 0 NC State coach Dave Doeren rejects Tennessee offer

The school announced the two sides had come to an agreement on Thursday after Tennessee had courted the fifth-year Wolfpack coach. Not only does the Pack have one more game to play, but Doeren still has the prospect of adding to its recruiting class.

Sports Conor McGregor's Dad Responds to Rumors UFC Champ's in Danger
Author: 0 Conor McGregor's Dad Responds to Rumors UFC Champ's in Danger

Solicitor Graham Kenny said McGregor was pleading guilty. If he's making a case he has to be here . The judge said that a "bench warrant will be coming in his direction if he's not here". "Please don't tell me you earn more than €110 million (£100m/$130m) in a day?" Last time McGregor's case was before the same court on November 24, his "business manager" appeared in his place.

Sports Penn State OC Joe Moorhead Reportedly Will Become Mississippi State HC
Author: 0 Penn State OC Joe Moorhead Reportedly Will Become Mississippi State HC

Moorhead, who led Penn State's offense to almost 42 points per game during the 2017 regular season, leaves the Nittany Lions following an extremely impressive two-year tenure. State job this year, Moorhead turned down several opportunities last season after the Penn State offense turned a complete 180 in just his first year.

Sports Bulls' Nikola Mirotic accepts Bobby Portis' apology
Author: 0 Bulls' Nikola Mirotic accepts Bobby Portis' apology

He's a part of the team. Mirotic - who had been sidelined since October 17 with 2 broken bones in his face - returned to practice on Wednesday. and told reporters he's ready to move past the incident. Not only will Mirotic let bygones be bygones, but he will also support Portis as though he is any other teammate. While neither he nor head coach Fred Hoiberg committed to a return date, Mirotic said his facial fractures have fully healed.

Sports Hurricanes drop out of top 4 in College Football Playoff poll
Author: 0 Hurricanes drop out of top 4 in College Football Playoff poll

Thanks to its win over Alabama - its second over a then-No. That too would create a leapfrog risk for the Buckeyes as a conference champion jumping above the Tide at the end. Ohio State would own a conference championship, but Oklahoma decisively beat the Buckeyes in Columbus on September 9. If TCU beats Oklahoma in the Big 12 title game, it's almost unfathomable that the Horned Frogs move all the way up from No.

Sports Actor James Woods witnesses, tweets Vegas robbery
Author: 0 Actor James Woods witnesses, tweets Vegas robbery

No one was injured and the suspect fled the premises. Metro Captian John Pelletier said that they are "comfortable and confident" that they have enough to apprehend the man. They surrendered the money quietly, so no customers would get hurt. MGM Resorts International, owner of the Bellagio, plans to work with investigators to identify the suspect.

Sports Trump Says He Turned Down Time's Person of the Year Honor
Author: 0 Trump Says He Turned Down Time's Person of the Year Honor

The connotation to many sounded positive, but as former Managing Editor Walter Isaacson wrote, the distinction isn't necessarily one of praise. "It means a lot", Trump said at the time . However, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr as well as Barack Obama have also been named Person of The Year. The magazine's managing editor, Nancy Gibbs , said previous year that the choice of Trump was "straightforward".

Sports Ex-NBA Star Ben Gordon Arrested For Felony Robbery
Author: 0 Ex-NBA Star Ben Gordon Arrested For Felony Robbery

The man handed over a portion of the deposit out of fear of the 6-foot-3 former shooting guard, and called police after Gordon left, TMZ reported. Per the police report , Gordon confronted the manager in regards to his security deposit.

Sports Why Sam Allardyce Is The Ideal Managerial Candidate For Everton
Author: 0 Why Sam Allardyce Is The Ideal Managerial Candidate For Everton

Unsworth, Everton's Under-23s manager, stepped in to take temporary charge when Ronald Koeman was sacked on October 23, with the club in the relegation zone. "Maybe the next step is for "Unsy" is to try and get a decent job which would give him a chance of getting into management level and get a few years under his belt".

Sports Sadio Mane plays down incident with Jurgen Klopp
Author: 0 Sadio Mane plays down incident with Jurgen Klopp

That's fantastic, but we didn't win. Expect them also have help from both their midfield and from their wingbacks, who could be forced to retreat for much of the game . But rather than resort to what he hinted would be unfair tactics to get over the line, Klopp has stated that he always wants his player to behave like "proper sportsmen" and win in the right way.

Sports Chelsea's Victor Moses in contention to face Swansea - Antonio Conte
Author: 0 Chelsea's Victor Moses in contention to face Swansea - Antonio Conte

Former Blues winger Mohamed Salah broke the deadlock for the home side in the second half before Chelsea substitute Willian levelled with five minutes remaining. This is not possible, otherwise I don't protect them. "Our form has not been particularly good, but that's the belief we have". Antonio Conte told reporters: "The most important thing for us is to have all the players available in this period, it is very busy and it will be important to rotate players in November, December ...

Sports Patriots to place Martellus Bennett on injured reserve
Author: 0 Patriots to place Martellus Bennett on injured reserve

Bennett took to Instagram to lash back at the Packers after he was waived, claiming the team was trying to save money while also accusing Dr. Though he rarely sees the field on defense, Ebner is an important player in the kicking game for the Patriots, serving on every one of New England's special teams units.

Sports Mesut Ozil set for Barcelona talks
Author: 0 Mesut Ozil set for Barcelona talks

We missed Ozil's creativity in the final third today as we struggled to create clear cut chances but thankfully we still found a way to claim all three points as Alexis Sanchez scored a late penalty after Aaron Ramsey was pushed in the area.

Sports Memphis Grizzlies' Marc Gasol was 'hurt' by benching in fourth quarter
Author: 0 Memphis Grizzlies' Marc Gasol was 'hurt' by benching in fourth quarter

Bickerstaff, who served as Memphis' associate head coach, posted a 37-34 mark as an interim coach with the Houston Rockets in 2015-16. Last season, in what would become Fizdale's only full season at the helm in Memphis, the Grizzlies finished the year with a 43-39 regular-season record before ultimately being ousted from the playoffs at the hands of the always unsafe San Antonio Spurs .

Sports Tiger Woods Bombing Tee Shots ahead of Hero World Challenge
Author: 0 Tiger Woods Bombing Tee Shots ahead of Hero World Challenge

Faxon even wrote that at times Wood drive the ball further than Johnson who is considered one of the tour's longest hitters. "He played a lot better than he did in San Diego, for sure", Johnson said . "I haven't really competed in two years, really", Woods said ahead of his first start since withdrawing from the Dubai Desert Classic after round one in February.

Sports Barrett wins back-to-back Player of Year awards
Author: 0 Barrett wins back-to-back Player of Year awards

They beat out England men and the All Blacks for the award. "It has been an outstanding 2017 for rugby on and off the field and tonight we have recognized and celebrated those who have made it so special", said Beaumont. "All of those players had a great season so I'm a little bit surprised but to win it back-to-back, I'm hugely grateful just to be part of an awesome All Blacks team".

Author: 0 Sacramento Kings vs Golden State Warriors: Lineups, preview & prediction 11/27/17

A two-time NBA MVP, Curry is nursing a bruised right hand while Durant will miss his third straight game with a sprained left ankle. Green is expected to play despite being listen by Golden State with a right foot contusion. No other Warriors player averages in double figures. What we thought would be the best birthday present ever for our soon to be 10 year old (considering he didn't want a party like most kids his age) and instead insisted that he gets the chance to see and meet ...

Sports Premier League Star Set To Return After Over A Year Out
Author: 0 Premier League Star Set To Return After Over A Year Out

On Saturday his [girlfriend] had a baby. Spurs midfielder Dele Alli is also rated as one of the Premier League's most naturally gifted midfielders following 16 goals in the Premier League last season. That didn't happen. Lamela was left out of the squad, and a lot of Spurs fans on social media were either upset at Mauricio Pochettino for not including him, or anxious that he had suffered a setback in his recovery from two hip surgeries.

Sports Manchester United Face Tough Trip to Watford on Tuesday Night
Author: 0 Manchester United Face Tough Trip to Watford on Tuesday Night

Manchester United will face a tough test if they are to reduce the gap on Manchester City to five points for at least 24 hours, as they travel to the English capital to take on the in-form Watford . "It's a good opportunity for me to stay a little bit more with him", said Silva. United managed to bounce back from their Champions League slump last Wednesday at the weekend, and will be looking to keep the pressure on their city rivals with Tuesday's clash.