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by | December 14, 2017 | 04:07

Real fielded a full-strength side with the exception of the injured Sergio Ramos and made an explosive start, having five attempts on goal in the first 12 minutes. Zidane said: 'It took about three or four minutes to reach a decision and it's not a pleasant experience. "I don't like VAR to be honest", said Bale.

by | December 14, 2017 | 04:00

Rohit Sharma , who is leading Team India in the absence of Virat Kohli , dedicated his third double century to his wife Ritika Sajdeh on the occasion of their second marriage anniversary today. His first hundred took 115 balls while the second needed just 36 deliveries. India's Shreyas Iyer acknowledges the cheers on completing his half century.

by | December 12, 2017 | 17:59

He asked Sky Sports' Patrick Davison what he thought of the challenge. The Reds boss was furious with the referee after Liverpool's 1-1 draw in the derby, but Premier League legend Alan Shearer told the Reds boss to "blame yourself" and his players for the result.

by | December 12, 2017 | 17:58

Swiss Club FC Basel will face Manchester City and 2017 runners-up, Juventus will face Tottenham Hotspur. Bayern Munich, who finished second to PSG in Group B, play Besiktas and Shakhtar Donetsk take on Roma. "This is the biggest tie of the round". It's a attractive challenge for the club. The Blues were the only English club not to progress to the last-16 as group winners and, now third in the Premier League, are struggling to find the consistency that took them to the league title ...

by | December 12, 2017 | 17:57

Finally there is Riyad Mahrez , who won the 2016 BBC African Footballer of the Year award following his prominent role in Leicester's fairytale Premier League title. "So I need to thank my teammates [there] and also my teammates in the national team", he continued, calling all those he works with "very professional" and describing his happiness "with them".

by | December 11, 2017 | 01:11

A feisty innings of 35 from 45 balls from wicketkeeper Shane Dowrich and a partnership of 35 for the eighth wicket between Raymon Reifer and Kemar Roach helped slow the decline and allowed the West Indies avoid the follow on. It seems like West Indian batsman Sunil Ambris has made it a habit of stepping on to his wickets while wielding his willow. Television replays, which were not requested by the batting side, hinted that despite Southee's athletic effort the ball might in fact just have ...

by | December 11, 2017 | 01:11

New Zealand shocked world series champions and hosts South Africa 19-12 in the Cup semifinals after edging England 17-12 in the quarters. New Zealand's win is a massive platform from which to build on for the Kiwis after struggling to regularly compete with South Africa and Fiji over the last few years.

by | December 09, 2017 | 06:40

Alita: Battle Angel is based on Yukito Kishiro's Battle Angel Alita manga. And, as these stories tend to go, it turns out she's a bit of an ass-kicking powerhouse. For one thing, Salazar looks incredible as the wide-eyed heroine, and her quiet moments look as compelling as her action beats. It focuses on a cyborg named Alita who is brought back online after losing all her memories.

by | December 05, 2017 | 01:55

On Sunday, New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman informed reporters that Ohtani's representatives told the team they will not be invited to make a presentation for the starter/slugger. He must finalize a contract by December 22. With only three Japanese players now signed to major league contracts (Masahiro Tanaka - Yankees, Kenta Maeda - Dodgers , Junichi Tazawa - Marlins) in addition to four free agents and one minor-league contract (Ichiro Suzuki, Nori Aoki, Yu Darvish, Koji ...

by | December 04, 2017 | 00:40

Frost led the Knights to a flawless regular season prior to winning the championship title Saturday. Frost and his staff will coach the Golden Knights in their bowl game - likely the January 1 Peach Bowl - even as several assistants, including future Husker defensive coordinator Erik Chinander, follow Frost to Nebraska.

by | December 03, 2017 | 00:43

Fisher maintained Thursday that he expects to coach the Seminoles for their regular-season finale against Louisiana-Monroe, repeatedly refusing to answer whether he'll be back at Florida State in 2018. I am confident we will fill the position very soon. "We are extremely pleased by the quality of individuals who have already expressed interest in being the head coach at Florida State University".

by | December 02, 2017 | 00:41

After an opening round 69 it was more of the Woods we all know as he declared that he was confident he could win the Hero World Challenge . The legendary American was three shots adrift of Fleetwood, not due to tee off for his second round until 12.38pm local time, after the first round but was soon alongside the Englishman.

by | December 01, 2017 | 06:06

Terms of the agreement haven't been released, but Doeren's decision to agree to terms ends the speculation that he might leave for the University of Tennessee . Doeren had faced an uncertain future late last season before beating rival North Carolina in the regular-season finale, and after that game Yow said he would return for 2017.

by | November 29, 2017 | 00:46

Canterbury cricket club are in talks with Ben Stokes' representatives over his availability to play domestic cricket in New Zealand. England cricketer Ben Stokes is expected to soon land in Christchurch but Canterbury Cricket says it won't be chasing him through the airport for his signature.

by | November 28, 2017 | 00:51

The magazine sent out a tweet of its own less than three hours later to say Trump "is incorrect about how we choose Person of the Year". Sports and entertainment celebrities had a field day with President Donald Trump's claim about passing on being Time magazine's 2017 Person of the Year.

by | November 27, 2017 | 00:55

The Wyckoff, N.J., native was the face of Rutgers from 2001-11, when he took one of the country's worst program to some of its best seasons in history, including six bowl games in his final seven years in Piscataway. This will mark the first significant hire for Currie, who arrived in February. At the time, Currie was at Kansas State managing the potential departure of Bill Snyder as head coach, which allowed him to treat almost every year like he was going through a coaching search.

by | November 27, 2017 | 00:57

Last season it was after Talib snatched a gold chain from around Crabtree's neck. Talib and Crabtree had moments in last season's two meetings when they were close to a confrontation, including when Talib ripped a necklace off Crabtree during a game .

by | November 24, 2017 | 00:51

The press and the TV to underline the situation, because it is odd. Chelsea should be confident of beating Qarabag in Azerbaijan though following their 6-0 victory at Stamford Bridge in the first meeting between the two sides in this season's Champions League .

by | November 22, 2017 | 00:40

Mr Ball asked. "Come on". "The President of the United States did not go visit his son in jail, so therefore, he's not going to say thank you", he added, explaining Ball's criticism. The series gives you a pretty clear look at why LaVar has driven sports commentators insane (and now Trump as well), and why he just might be justified in all his yapping: his sons (Lonzo, Gelo, and Melo) are pretty damn good at basketball.

by | November 21, 2017 | 00:40

He went on to have a 12-year National Football League career, playing for the Patriots, Cowboys and Packers. In 1996, Glenn set a then-rookie record with 90 receptions for 1,132 yards and six touchdowns as the Patriots reached Super Bowl XXXI, which the Packers won 35-21.

by | November 20, 2017 | 01:05

The Redskins running back was carted from the field with his right leg in an aircast following an ugly injury in the third quarter of Sunday's game against the Saints. But Drew Brees also had his finest moment of the year, completing 11-of-11 passes for 164 yards and two touchdowns on the Saints' two quick touchdown drives at the end of regulation.

by | November 19, 2017 | 00:55

With whispering voices starting to mention the nickname "Fraudiola" and a burgeoning press opening up attack on City's manager, the honeymoon appeared well and truly over. In his first two games, the Foxes beat Everton 2-0 and drew 2-2 with Stoke. Claude Puel's Leicester side are on a six-game unbeaten run across all competitions and are 12th in the league.

by | November 18, 2017 | 00:43

On Thursday, Wenger insisted he "completely" trusts Lacazette despite omitting him for two of the biggest games of the campaign. Cazorla has been limited to just 129 appearances for Arsenal since joining from Malaga in 2012. And speaking today, boss Wenger did little to entirely quash the prospect of Cazorla never playing again - while labelling his injury the most horrific he has seen, even worse than Aaron Ramsey's leg break.

by | November 16, 2017 | 01:56

France got 24 votes to South Africa's 15 in the final round of voting. The World Rugby Council today awarded Rugby World Cup 2023 to France , which was selected following two rounds of voting during its interim meeting in London. "Our feeling was that in a secret ballot people could vote for whoever they wanted without fear", World Rugby CEO Brett Gosper said. But the former France coach was all smiles after securing the 10th edition of the tournament which began in 1987 when ...

by | November 14, 2017 | 00:41

The first is that the four-time world champions fail to qualify for Russian Federation 2018 and a curtain falls on the global careers of half the team, including Daniele De Rossi, Giorgio Chiellini, Andrea Barzagli, Leonardo Bonucci and the icon that is Gianluigi Buffon .

by | November 13, 2017 | 00:46

In the 1978 edition there was Tunisia, in the 1982 World Cup there were Algeria and Kuwait and in the 1986 tournament there were Iraq, Algeria and Morocco. But it was the Moroccans who got the breakthrough when Nabil Dirar's cross evaded everyone and found its way it to the net. Morocco needed only a draw from their final Group C game to finish top of the standings in the African preliminaries , ahead of the Ivorians, who had to win to clinch a fourth successive World Cup finals appearance.

by | November 12, 2017 | 01:25

Former United States goalkeeper Hope Solo has accused Sepp Blatter of sexually assaulting her at the Ballon d'Or awards ceremony in January 2013, a claim the ex-FIFA president's spokesman has described as " ridiculous ". On his account Instagram, she wrote, with the hashtag #MoiAussi: "the past few days, I think back to all those uncomfortable situations that I and my co-équipières have lived for years with coaches, doctors, personal club..." Female players are pretty, if you excuse me for ...

by | November 12, 2017 | 01:11

West Africa has dominated Africa's contingent at the World Cup in recent years but some of its big names missed out this time: Ivory Coast, Cameroon and Ghana, all African champions multiple times, won't be in Russian Federation. They'll join Nigeria, Egypt and Senegal as the continent's five representatives at next year's tournament in Russian Federation. The appearance in Russian Federation will be their fifth.

by | November 10, 2017 | 00:52

Elliott was in court and the denial of the injunction makes him ineligible in Sunday's game at Atlanta. Elliott can still file an en banc appeal and could petition the Supreme Court, but it's highly unlikely that this decision gets overturned.

by | November 09, 2017 | 00:54

Q&A: Bucks GM Jon Horst discusses acquisition of Eric Bledsoe ( read here): Matt Velazquez of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel sat down with Bucks general manager Jon Horst to talk about the team's deal to bring in Bledsoe and the insight behind the move.