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Conte impressed with Chelsea solidity

Conte impressed with Chelsea solidity Antonio Conte has described Chelsea's 5-0 thrashing of Stoke City on Saturday as the ideal finish to a "great year" for the club. Willian and Davide Zappacosta added a touch of gloss to proceedings with late goals to leave Conte content with his side's end to the calendar year. [Full Article...]

Newcastle United 0-0 Brighton & Hove Albion

Newcastle United 0-0 Brighton & Hove Albion Nevertheless, given they were the home team playing against another newly promoted side, Newcastle needed a win to offer some firm evidence of their ability to pull clear of the drop zone. "We want to win every game". "Obviously we are not happy because we wanted to win". "In these kind of games, you have to try and get three points. [Full Article...]

Make Álvaro Morata the Harry Kane stopgap as Chelsea face Stoke

Make Álvaro Morata the Harry Kane stopgap as Chelsea face Stoke The Spain frontman joined Chelsea from Real Madrid for £70million in July, but Pochettino revealed he had a conversation with the striker about joining Spurs "two years ago or more". However, the Chelsea Striker has rejected Pochettino's comments by stating he would in fact enjoy playing alongside the England global. 'Always when we are together in the Spanish team, we talk about footb... [Full Article...]

Jordan Ayew inspires Swansea City to victory over Watford

Jordan Ayew inspires Swansea City to victory over Watford He later denied doing so with one eye on the Seagulls' visit to Tyneside but had hoped they would return with all guns blazing for a must-win clash with last season's promotion rivals. "A$3 big disappointment", Silva told a post-match news conference. "Because we won everything is not flawless, and even if we did not win, not everything would be bad", he said. [Full Article...]

Green Bay Packers agree three-year contract extension with centre Corey Linsley

Green Bay Packers agree three-year contract extension with centre Corey Linsley He's done it every single week, made plays". Linsley contributes to an offense that has averaged 25.3 points per game since 2014, the fifth most in the National Football League over that span. The Green Bay Packers announced Saturday that they came to terms on a contract extension with center Corey Linsley . Green Bay's offensive line underwent some significant changes in recent years, ... [Full Article...]

Serena back in action

Serena back in action Her unwillingness to make public any planned appearances other than Abu Dhabi leaves observers to wonder if she wants to wait and see how her training goes. "It is dubbed an "exhibition", but the tennis this week in Abu Dhabi is great - it is very competitive and everyone is going to give it their all. [Full Article...]

Lamar Jackson makes defenders look silly on rushing TD

Lamar Jackson makes defenders look silly on rushing TD Jackson, of course, has been the most dynamic dual-threat quarterback over the last two seasons. Dan Mullen's squad impressed early this season after beating the LSU Tigers for only the second time since the 2000 season. With so many questions on the opposite sideline, the Cardinals are hoping to take care of business in the Taxslayer Bowl on Saturday morning. The true freshman backup ta... [Full Article...]

Fiesta Bowl Washington vs Penn State: Preview and Prediction

Fiesta Bowl Washington vs Penn State: Preview and Prediction Penn State then went on a short cold streak, losing two very close games to #6 Ohio State and #24 Michigan State. Two of the best quarterbacks in the nation will face off in this game and they will do it against two defense that are capable of stopping or at least limiting what they can do. [Full Article...]

Man Utd docs tell Mourinho: Lukaku's not fat, but…

Man Utd docs tell Mourinho: Lukaku's not fat, but… Lukaku has been involved in errors in his own penalty area in recent weeks that have led to goals for Manchester City and Burnley. Mourinho has noted Lukaku's dip in form but he will still start the striker in tomorrow's match... Mourinho added: 'People don't have to be grateful to Romelu. Mourinho told a news conference on Friday: "I think we played very well in both matches, probably the fr... [Full Article...]

Zaha threat of more concern to Guardiola than Manchester City's winning run

Zaha threat of more concern to Guardiola than Manchester City's winning run Victory at Selhurst Park would set a new Premier League record of 12 consecutive away victories, passing the mark of 11 set by Chelsea in 2008. "He is a guy who can turn the game". David Silva may also miss out, while youngster Phil Foden is definitely out with an ankle injury. "I would like to think that the way we finished the game and the way we approached the second half against Arsenal ... [Full Article...]

Bournemouth inflict first Everton defeat on manager Allardyce

Bournemouth inflict first Everton defeat on manager Allardyce Allardyce opted to introduce Wayne Rooney at the break and it led to Everton controlling the opening stages of the second half, but it was the arrival of Oumar Niasse which led to the Toffees finding an equaliser. Wilson almost restored Bournemouth's lead with the very next attack, but Pickford did well to repel the striker's effort. Idrissa Gueye had cancelled out Fraser's first-half ... [Full Article...]

Just how chilly will it get in Houston on New Year's Eve?

Just how chilly will it get in Houston on New Year's Eve? While we're dealing with temperatures in the 20s and 30s on New Year's Day , the folks in Duluth, Minnesota, will be lucky if their first day of 2018 even gets above zero. Temperatures should peak at about 2 p.m. Saturday before they start dropping, and it's going to be a rather significant fall by New Year's Day on Monday . [Full Article...]

Highlights from Warriors' loss to Hornets, 111-100

Highlights from Warriors' loss to Hornets, 111-100 After holding just six of their first 25 opponents below 100 points, the Curry-less Warriors have given up 100 or more just five times in their last 11 outings. With the win, Charlotte evens up the season series against Golden State at one game apiece. "The beauty of our team is the assists get spread around if we just share it, but we've got to just make simple passes and plays". [Full Article...]

Thierry Henry puzzled by Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez situation at Arsenal

Thierry Henry puzzled by Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez situation at Arsenal Mustafi told Sky Sports after the win: "It is hard when you come to places like this". However, after Sanchez's second (and Arsenal's third), the whole team went over to celebrate on that occasion. "If you start to think "shall I go, shall I not go" there's something that we don't know exactly what's happening there". Arsenal reportedly want Wilfried Zaha to replace Alexis Sanchez, whi... [Full Article...]

Soccer star Weah poised to win Liberia's presidency

Soccer star Weah poised to win Liberia's presidency Weah beat the country's vice president, Joseph Boakai. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf , a Nobel Peace Prize victor and the first female head of state elected in Africa , is stepping down after two terms in office. But the last democratic transfer of power occurred in 1944, a military coup took place in 1980 and a 14-year civil war ended only in 2003. Meanwhile, out of a total of 1,198,984... [Full Article...]

CFL clears Johnny Manziel to play for Hamilton Tiger-Cats

CFL clears Johnny Manziel to play for Hamilton Tiger-Cats Manziel was a star during his career with the Aggies, winning the Heisman Trophy in 2012 and passing for 7,820 yards and 63 touchdowns over his two seasons at Texas A&M from 2012-13. "We appreciate the CFL office and commissioner Randy Ambrosie's due diligence in this matter", the Tiger-Cats said. "The process that led to this decision does, however, will continue". [Full Article...]

Avery Bradley denies sexual assault allegations, confirms settlement payment

Avery Bradley denies sexual assault allegations, confirms settlement payment The woman said she was sexually assaulted in May in Cleveland, TMZ reported. Detroit Pistons guard Avery Bradley reportedly reached a settlement to buy the silence of a woman who accused him of sexual assault when he was a member of the Boston Celtics during last season's National Basketball Association playoffs. [Full Article...]

Northwestern quarterback carted off with injured right knee

Northwestern quarterback carted off with injured right knee Johnson would finish with 257 passing yards, two interceptions and two rushing touchdowns. To this point, he was just 4-of-8 for 35 yards but it seemed to inject some life into the Wildcats who were down 7-3 at the time of the injury. Several Kentucky players came over to him to slap him on the back and shake his hand. Thorson caught a 24-yard pass from backup running back Jeremy Larkin an... [Full Article...]

Riyad Mahrez, He's Fantastic - Liverpool Boss Jurgen Klopp

Riyad Mahrez, He's Fantastic - Liverpool Boss Jurgen Klopp This is a test of Leicester's aspirations to be the best of the rest, but also an examination if Liverpool can navigate a way around a tight defensive unit organised by a manager who has prospered at Anfield with a blanket defence before. [Full Article...]

Dirk Koetter will return to coach Bucs next season

Dirk Koetter will return to coach Bucs next season Gruden was inducted into the team's Ring of Honor on December 18 as the Bucs lost to the Falcons 24-21 on Monday Night Football. Stability for franchise quarterback Jameis Winston may be one reason for bringing Koetter back despite fans calling for Gruden to return as coach. [Full Article...]


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