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by | December 17, 2017 | 19:41

You may remember how, ahead of the most recent defence of his WBO middleweight title, Saunders laughed as his son punched opponent Willie Monroe Jr. below the belt as the fighters took to the scales in London. "I told you he's not going to hit me and he didn't hit me". 'He won't be landing with none of them - he'll be missing with a load of them and then I'll be coming back and I'll break his heart'.

by | December 17, 2017 | 19:23

Christian Eriksen struck a late consolation but Tottenham , who will drop to seventh if Liverpool avoid defeat at Bournemouth on Sunday, were thoroughly outclassed on the road, meaning they have now claimed just one point from their last five away trips away from Wembley Stadium.

by | December 17, 2017 | 19:10

Brendan Rodgers' side faced Hearts looking to extend their run to 70 games. Brendan Rodgers has revealed Celtic wouldn't have scored on Sunday even if they had played five games, in a hilarious reaction to finally losing their unbeaten record.

by | December 17, 2017 | 18:53

Interim head coach Steve Spagnuolo has history with Philadelphia, having coached there, and he would love nothing more than to upset the Eagles . The Eagles have to roll with what they have, and that is Nick Foles which actually isn't too bad.

by | December 17, 2017 | 18:20

It has been reported that Southampton would want as much as £75 million in transfer fees in order to part company with Van Dijk, who is one of the best central defenders in the Premier League , with Liverpool claimed to be intent on signing him in January.

by | December 17, 2017 | 16:12

This injury comes just two weeks after Gobert returned from an 11-game absence after a different bone bruise in his knee. "This group's got character, and they are going to compete no matter what the circumstances, and they did", Jazz head coach Quin Snyder told reporters.

by | December 17, 2017 | 15:30

Many South Africans remember that Ramaphosa was a board member of the Lonmin mine at the time of the Marikana massacre in 2012, when police shot dead 34 striking mine workers. The leadership battle has caused fierce political infighting, raising fears the party may split before 2019 elections. The growing frustration around Mr Zuma led the party to suffer its worst-ever performance in municipal elections in 2016, with its vote share falling below 60 per cent for the first time.

by | December 17, 2017 | 14:32

Asked if City's players held a different opinion, De Bruyne told BT Sport: "No, absolutely not". "We are such a humble team, as you can see in the performance today from Kevin de Bruyne . He said: "Today was a special performance from all the team". City are now 21 points clear of Tottenham , but Guardiola was full of praise fro Maurcio Pochettino's side - a team they failed to beat either home or away in his first season at the club.

by | December 17, 2017 | 13:11

Mourinho has taken to tiptoeing around the Mkhitaryan debate, instead talking generically about others being more deserving of their place, but he had no qualms about going in with two feet last month when he accused the player of a gradual "disappearing" act .

by | December 17, 2017 | 12:07

Middle Tennessee: Finished strong after only clinching bowl eligibility with a win over Old Dominion in the regular season finale. The first quarter of Saturday's Raycom Media Camellia Bowl featured an incredible interception by Arkansas State's Justin Clifton .

by | December 17, 2017 | 11:18

Chelsea's win saw them move into third place, 11 points adrift of leaders Manchester City, who were hosting Tottenham Hotspur in the late match . Chelsea have won 7 of 9 in the league and should be able to maintain that streak through a continuing series of eminently winnable Premier League matches through the end of February (when the Champions League returns as well, interspersed with back-to-back trips to Manchester).

by | December 17, 2017 | 10:34

The word itself is almost 50 years old - having been coined by then Vogue editor Diana Vreeland to describe how youth culture was changing fashion and music - but has seen a resurrection in a more political context over the past 12 months.

by | December 17, 2017 | 05:52

The club's £70million asking price proved prohibitive, but there was concrete interest from Liverpool , Chelsea and Manchester City . Van Dijk has made 12 Premier League appearances so far for the Saints this season. Van Dijk issued a transfer request in August in order to push through a Southampton departure, though the club maintained their stance in refusing to sell the Netherlands worldwide.

by | December 17, 2017 | 05:08

Australia will resume on 549-4, and look destined to seal victory and reclaim the Ashes with two Tests to spare. His older brother Shaun savoured his first Ashes ton at the Adelaide Oval, an unbeaten 126 that made him Man-of-the-Match. Instead it seems like Australia will bat on for as long as they like, and an exhausted England will probably fall apart as soon as their turn comes around, the pitch flips once more from genteel promenade to lightning-infused viper pit.

by | December 17, 2017 | 02:47

They have to bring the same intensity that they brought last week against the Raiders . Ultimately, I feel really conflicted on this pick. Alex Smith and the Chiefs offense will look to keep rolling against a Chargers defense that could be missing star cornerback Casey Hayward .

by | December 17, 2017 | 02:34

The Braves have already designated Gonzalez for assignment and the Dodgers may not be keeping Kemp either. For the Dodgers, it's all about getting underneath the luxury tax in advance of the 2018 season. Moving Kemp opens up a potential roster spot for top Braves prospect Ronald Acuna, who turns 20 on Monday. A mainstay in the Dodgers lineup since being acquired from the Boston Red Sox in 2012, Gonzalez was limited by back issues for much of 2017.

by | December 17, 2017 | 01:46

Real Madrid was tied with Al Jazira in a Club World Cup semifinal before Gareth Bale subbed into the match. "We wanted to win it, we knew [Gremio] were good, but Madrid have never won five trophies in a year and Zidane told us that we must drain our batteries, and we are deserved winners".

by | December 17, 2017 | 01:28

Chicago scored on a field goal before the end of the first half. Sporting News will be providing live updates throughout Saturday's game . Though they haven't been wholly inspiring, the Detroit Lions are still alive in the NFC Playoff race.

by | December 16, 2017 | 23:50

The first ODI here, however, had India batting first after winning the toss in April heat, and Dhoni, then a greenhorn playing his fifth ODI, walked into Indian consciousness with a stunning 123-ball 148 against Pakistan. The Sri Lankans on the other hand, smarting from Rohit Sharma's onslaught, will be taking solace from the fact that Angelo Mathews , who seemed to be struggling with his fitness after completing his century in the last match, is fit to fire for his team in this crucial ...

by | December 16, 2017 | 22:53

From a possible 24 points, United have only managed to accumulate a single point - worryingly sitting in an alarming territory. Stoke v West Ham also took place with both sides looking to move further away from the relegation zone. Arsenal was held to a scoreless draw by West Ham, while Newcastle suffered a home loss to Everton on Wednesday. "The other day, I think we saw in the first half that we can beat teams if we do well, and we have to carry on with this message".

by | December 16, 2017 | 22:27

And what of the reception for Anthony, who led the Knicks to three straight playoff appearances after arriving in 2011, led the league in scoring when they won 54 games and a division championship in 2013, and always made it clear that he loved NY and didn't want to go? But I'd be lying if I said I'm not ecstatic to be going back and playing there.

by | December 16, 2017 | 21:37

The seven-year investigation has been one of the Memphis Police Department's most high-profile unsolved cases in the death of Wright , who played for the Memphis Grizzlies and four other National Basketball Association teams as a forward and center in 13 seasons before retiring in 2009.

by | December 16, 2017 | 21:15

The result meant the Hammers had already climed above Stoke in the table before substitute Diafra Sakho compounded the home side's woes. Stoke are 15th with 16 points, while West Ham are 19th. Captain Mark Noble was one of the standout performers and set up Hernandez's late chance, which saw goalkeeper Petr Cech possibly get the slightest touch to the Mexico striker's curling shot.

by | December 16, 2017 | 15:33

Delegates have started streaming into Nasrec in Soweto where the ANC's elective conference is scheduled to take place. He said the NEC has decided all disputes will be discussed by the new leadership after the conference. The ruling declared null and void the reelection of Ace Magashule as provincial chairperson. It's understood registration is still underway at the University of Johannesburg and it's unclear if the ANC will wait for those registrations to be done before they can start ...

by | December 16, 2017 | 13:37

Paul starred on a rare off night for early MVP frontrunner James Harden , who finished with 28 points but was only 6-of-18 from the field. That was part of a 17-4 run for the Rockets, who led 31-16 entering the second quarter and by as many as 28 points at 51-23 midway through that quarter.

by | December 16, 2017 | 13:24

That is something that has been created. "[He will stay] until the end of the season for sure, the rest is open". "Nothing has changed at Arsenal ", Merson said ahead of Arsenal's match with Newcastle United . Alexis Sanchez's deal also expires next summer. Arsenal's form has mirrored the Sanchez's, with the north London side winless in their last three league games and slipping to seventh in the table after managing to keep just three of 22 shots on target at the London Stadium.

by | December 16, 2017 | 13:07

The OKC man clinched his 35th in the Thunder's 100-95 win over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night as he dropped 10 points, 17 rebounds, and 12 assists. Anthony led the way with 16 points as Oklahoma City shot 52.5 percent from the field, including a blistering 61.5 percent from beyond the arc, to build an eight-point lead at the break.

by | December 16, 2017 | 10:45

Spain could face the same punishment to that of Kuwait, who were charged with the offence of governmental interference with their federation. "All associations must be assured that there is no outside interference from third parties in its internal affairs".

by | December 16, 2017 | 10:37

Wilshere has just over six months remaining on his current deal at the Emirates Stadium, and the England worldwide only made his first start of the season in the Premier League in Wednesday's goalless draw with West Ham United . "At the moment there is a difference between points we get and the domination we have in the game", said Wenger. He will not be available tomorrow I think as well.

by | December 16, 2017 | 09:44

If the Rangers take all of Moore's salary for 2018, the Giants would save $9 million. The Texas Rangers have increased the depth of their rotation significantly, as they completed a trade Friday to acquire LHP Matt Moore from the San Francisco Giants in exchange for multiple prospects.

by | December 16, 2017 | 06:11

Unbeaten City are top of the table with 49 points and defeated Arsenal, Leicester City, Huddersfield Town and Southampton in November as they stretched their winning streak to a record 15 games. Spurs are preparing to face a team who have scored 52 goals in their 17 league fixtures so far, but Pochettino has no intention of altering his usual approach and instructing his team to camp in front of their own goal .

by | December 16, 2017 | 05:59

Valbuena does offer an excellent lefty bat that can play first, second, or third, and he should see plenty of at bats in a righty-heavy lineup giving guys days off just to get balance in the lineup. In matters related, Angels GM Billy Eppler continues to have an impressive winter. Coming off his first All Star season, Cozart will be 32 next season.

by | December 16, 2017 | 03:28

If Arizona State choosing ex-Jets coach Herm Edwards to lead its program wasn't weird enough, the details of the partnership were just unusual. Bennett was Baylor's defensive coordinator before coming to Arizona State. One of them was offensive tackle Jarrett Patterson, who was the lone four-star player committed in Arizona State's 2018 class. Bennett announced Tuesday he will leave the program for "personal reasons" after Arizona State plays in the Sun Bowl on December 29.

by | December 16, 2017 | 02:41

As for new arrivals, Mourinho has hinted he would only be interested in a major acquisition. Speaking in the pre-match press conference before United face West Brom, he said: " I'm not a big defender of the January market but there are players and situations that sometimes you have the chance to do and you shouldn't lose that chance ".

by | December 16, 2017 | 02:21

He's listed doubtful to play against the Bengals. He was a full participant in Friday's practice. Coach Mike Zimmer didn't think Rudolph would play, although he held out hope for Reiff. Carter appeared in 46 games for the Nittany Lions, totaling 84 receptions for 963 yards and four touchdowns in four seasons. Kyle Carter was called up from the practice squad to fill Bell's roster spot and will be the second tight end behind David Morgan, who will likely start.