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by | February 22, 2018 | 01:24

Real are fourth in the Liga standings on 45 points, 17 behind leaders Barcelona, but victory over Leganes would lift them above Valencia into third place. After kocking out Los Blancos, the capital club saw their Copa del Rey run end at the hands of Sevilla in the semi-finals and have since lost their last two games in the Primera Division: 1-0 at home to Eibar and 3-0 at Girona.

by | February 22, 2018 | 01:23

Ryan Donato scored two goals for the U.S.in the victory, with James Wisniewski adding a goal and an assist. Troy Terry , in particular, was at the creative hub of the team, with three assists recorded in the win. The stumble might have been on their minds when Slovakia closed the gap to 3-1 late in the second period, Peter Ceresnak scoring on a power play.

by | February 22, 2018 | 01:21

Norwegian cross-country-skier Marit Bjoergen (37) also congratulated the Americans' victory. Diggins and Randall join Bill Koch among American cross-country skiers that have won Olympic medals. "It's what I've been working on for 20 years and with this team for the last five years". It meant Bjørgen became the most decorated Winter Olympian of all time with her 14th medal.

by | February 21, 2018 | 09:58

Bayern have practically been unstoppable in front of goal under Jupp Heynckes and a fresh Robert Lewandowski will be a menacing presence in the Besiktas box. Lewandowski latched onto it and headed towards goal only for Vida to slide in before the Pole reached the box with a challenge that got nowhere near the ball and upended the striker.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:56

Speaking afterwards on FOX Sports 1 , Cerrone revealed his intention to return to the lightweight division, insisting that he's keen on a shot at the undefeated Khabib Nurmagoemdov, who's due to fight Tony Ferguson in April - a bout the UFC have said will be for Conor McGregor's lightweight belt.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:50

Delph flew into a brawny 50/50 challenge with Max Power, came away with the ball but was punished for being "out of control" by referee Anthony Taylor after the City man's leading leg was deemed to be too high. OK, we accept the defeat. "They had one shot on target and we created lots, but football in the end is about the result and I congratulate Wigan ".

by | February 18, 2018 | 07:38

Canada, chasing its third straight Olympic gold, will take on host South Korea at 9:10 p.m. Sunday, back at Gangneung Hockey Centre. Canada had 33 shots on goal compared to Czech Republic's 20, though the Czechs led with 31 saves and a 93.94 save percentage.

by | February 18, 2018 | 07:11

Vargas had arguably the best season of his career in 2017 with the Kansas City Royals , posting an 18-11 record with a 4.16 ERA. According to ESPN.com , Vargas was one of the best pitchers in the American League before the All-Star break.

by | February 17, 2018 | 02:13

This time , it wasn't Shannon Szabados baffling the U.S.in its showdown with archrival Canada. With her 16th goal in her fourth Olympics, Agosta moved into second all-time behind Canada's Hayley Wickenheiser (18). Okanagan Hockey Academy alumna Emily Clark recorded one shot in the game and played 12:24. What's up with the USA women's team? More importantly, Desjardins sees an ability to improve from game-to-game, crucial in a tournament where there isn't much time .

by | February 17, 2018 | 02:13

The former Juve star is happiest when playing on the left of a three-man midfield and while Mourinho has acknowledged that fact, the United chief does not believe he has the right quality of player to fit that system at Old Trafford. "However, my heart told me to return [to Manchester United ]". OK, midfield , but did we play with one number six and two number eights, or two sixes and one 10? 4-3-3.

by | February 17, 2018 | 02:04

Needing to reach the last four to overtake great rival Rafael Nadal , Federer showed some early nerves in his quarter-final clash in the port city's Ahoy Arena, dropping serve in the ninth game on his way to conceding the first set. "So this one maybe means the most to me throughout my career". I would have had great regret if I had not come here this week. "I had to win a lot of matches", he said.

by | February 16, 2018 | 07:41

Sir Ian Botham has welcomed news that Emirates Riverside has secured major global cricket fixtures until 2024, but Durham County Cricket Club's proposal to host a new T20 team in the North East has been unsuccessful. Edgbaston in Birmingham has been chosen as a host venue for the Ashes series in 2023. Hosting an Ashes Test has been a long-time dream of Rod Bransgrove, Hampshire's chairman.

by | February 15, 2018 | 03:39

Don't count on Tyronn Lue pulling a Steve Kerr and handing his clipboard over to players during a game, especially to LeBron James . Either the Warriors players are already really good coaches or Daniels was sort of correct, since the Warriors blew out the Suns 129-83.

by | February 15, 2018 | 03:26

Pierce watched the game from a baseline seat, under the basket where the Celtics scored 42 points in the fourth quarter of Game Six of the finals to clinch their 17th National Basketball Association championship. "It definitely gave me chills, especially with LeBron out there", Pierce told reporters afterward. Coach Brad Stevens and guard Kyrie Irving were more than willing to praise the Cavaliers - clearly a quicker supporting cast for James with athletic additions like Jordan Clarkson , ...

by | February 14, 2018 | 20:14

The driver of the Ferrari - who was driving with golf pro Haas, 35 - was pronounced dead at the scene, while two others were taken to a nearby hospital. The Golf Channel reported early Wednesday that Haas has withdrawn from the event. Haas, 35, was hospitalized following the Tuesday night accident in Pacific Palisades and released, the PGA Tour said in a statement.

by | February 14, 2018 | 20:14

James, who fell on his final routine, said: "It could have gone either way between first and second". Widely regarded as one of America's biggest sporting stars, he won his first Olympic medal on his Games debut as a 19 year-old for Team USA in 2006 before repeating the feat in Canada four years later.

by | February 14, 2018 | 19:53

Los Blancos will have to invest everything they have in the Champions League as they don't have a shot at any other trophy this season. It would also be interesting to see how Real Madrid would tackle his pace and skills in the left wing with Carvajal being out of the first leg.

by | February 14, 2018 | 19:50

The teams squared off in a fight during a October 12, 2013, game in Burlington, Vt. after USA defenseman Monique Lamoureux bumped Canada goaltender Shannon Szabados. in prior tournaments and didn't step on the ice as favorites in this game either. All 12 teams advance to the single-elimination portion of the tournament, but group play determines seeding; the victor of each group, plus the highest ranking runner-up, earn a first-round bye.

by | February 12, 2018 | 02:15

Ireland made their intent clear early on as Johnny Sexton went for touch instead of the posts, but the Italians managed to hold Conor Murray up as he crossed the line. Bonus point secured, job done. . Henshaw bagged his second try of the day early in the second half, also converted by Sexton, but injured himself in the process and was immediately replaced by Jordan Larmour.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:44

Three minutes after the break, De Bruyne teed up Aguero with a delicious pass that the Argentinian couldn't miss from two yards out. Raheem Sterling opened the scoring for the hosts, converting Kevin de Bruyne's teasing cross in the third minute, before Jamie Vardy equalised against the run of play with a slight deflection beating Ederson.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:45

Cordeiro, who had been U.S. Soccer's vice president since 2016, replaces outgoing president Sunil Gulati , who announced he would not seek re-election last December, almost two months after the United States men's national team failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:40

McIlroy hit just nine of 18 greens in regulation. Four-times major victor McIlroy is using Pebble as the start of a busy PGA Tour campaign leading up to the Masters in April. Pebble Beach is his third straight sponsor's exemption on the PGA Tour . It helps you relax and takes off some of the pressure you put on yourself. Pebble Beach hasn't had a playoff since 2008, when Steve Lowery defeated Singh.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:30

England crawled to 137 for seven in their second Trans-Tasman Twenty20 against Australia as Jos Buttler top-scored with 46 at the MCG. Short and Maxwell took charge against England spinners Adil Rashid and Liam Dawson before Aaron Finch confirmed the victory with back-to-back sixes off Willey.

by | February 10, 2018 | 10:23

Te'o will win his 10th cap if he comes on against Wales and could go head-to-head with Warriors teammate Josh Adams who has retained his place in the starting line-up. "We don't have any fear about going up there and playing. It's whether he has the bottle to handle it", Jones said. He's a young guy, he's inexperienced and is their third-choice 10.

by | February 09, 2018 | 08:46

The defense remains a disaster, ranking 28th in the National Basketball Association with a defensive rating of 109.4, which is barely better than the Kings and Suns. "We all have to look in the mirror and be better". As remarkable was how they shut down the Cavs on the other end. Cleveland finished 8-for-30 from deep, while Houston was 19-for-51.

by | February 09, 2018 | 08:42

Valencia were hoping to reach the final for the first time since they won the trophy under Ronald Koeman in 2008, beating Barcelona in the last four on the way. Barcelona started the second-half on the front foot and thrashed Valencia 2-0 on the night and 3-0 on aggregate to qualify for the finals. However, Rodrigo's header beat Jasper Cillessen in the Barca goal only to come back off the bar.

by | February 09, 2018 | 08:39

True to his promise, Lynch and the Niners did not reveal much publicly throughout the negotiations, nor did Don Yee, Garoppolo's representative. Garoppolo earned $51,000 for the Patriots' win over the in the AFC title contest before getting $56,000 for New England's loss in the Super Bowl .

by | February 08, 2018 | 01:05

Torrey Smith: Even before the Eagles won the Super Bowl , the wide receiver had already made it clear that he wouldn't visit the White House, citing his opposition to Trump. Barstool Sports personality and "Pardon My Take" host PFT Commenter asked, "If you guys win the Super Bowl, are you going to the White House?" Jenkins is a leader of the Players Coalition , a group of players that focuses on social justice issues.

by | February 08, 2018 | 01:10

The kit will be worn by the men's team at this year's World Cup in Russian Federation and much of the reaction to it has been positive. The new home kit features the customary white shirt with blue shorts and red detailing. In case you haven't seen it, hear it here first: Nigeria's Super Eagles kit is incredibly attractive. The Eagles are expected to launch these kits on March 23 when they face fellow World Cup finalists Poland in a pre-World Cup friendly.

by | February 08, 2018 | 01:07

They're going to break down like they always do. But that didn't happen. "Then it carried right over into the third quarter". "Just got to keep pushing", James said of the Cavs , who have lost 13 of 19 games since Christmas Day. Every other Magic starter scored in double figures. They also echo the assessment given by head coach Tyronn Lue with the Cavs down 65-39 to the Houston Rockets at halftime on their February 3rd matchup .

by | February 07, 2018 | 02:02

Drake recently scored his second-ever #1 single, as his new track " God's Plan " debuted at the top spot last week. Drake visited Miami Senior High School to shoot the music video for God's Plan on Monday. So he was like; "Come over, tell them to bring you over to the video shoot". Speaking to Newsbeat, Destiny said: "It was very shocking to even be that close to someone like Drake and for him to tell me; 'I've heard your story, I've read so many great things about you'".

by | February 07, 2018 | 02:01

Ireland flanker Stander believes uncapped playmaker Jalibert can easily belie his inexperience to dictate the tempo for the new-look France outfit in tomorrow's NatWest Six Nations opener in Paris . "I thought it was pretty disgraceful", said O'Driscoll. "Italy are destined for the wooden spoon once again, there doesn't look to be much hope of them not losing all five games - we've priced them at 500/1 to win the tournament to back this up".

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:57

India also became the first team to win the junior world cup four times. "It's somewhat humiliating now and again on the grounds that I have a tendency to get a considerable measure of consideration and concentrate, however it is extremely about the care staff and the nature of individuals that we've had.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:42

That goal snatched a point and extended Barcelona's unbeaten start to the La Liga season to 22 matches - a new club record. "But the fans of Espanyol are far above, and will know how to be in the coming days". ESPANYOL, LAST TEAM TO BEAT BARCELONA Espanyol have been the only side capable of beating Barcelona this season (if we don't count the Spanish Supercopa in August).

by | February 05, 2018 | 06:53

So it's a big challenge [for the board] to change the approach now. But I'd be glad. Reports Conte is unhappy with the club's transfer strategy have been persistent, but the Italian accepts Chelsea can not necessarily buy the best players any more, instead requiring a focus on developing young talent.

by | February 04, 2018 | 02:45

It summed up the difference between the two sides, as despite having so much of the ball in the first half, Scotland just couldn't take their chances. Scotland , however, had shored up their defence and one jackal penalty allowed Russell to bang them into the 22 only for the mightily impressive Navidi to once again relieve the pressure.

by | February 04, 2018 | 02:41

United boss Jose Mourinho reacted to Wednesday's 2-0 defeat at the hands of Tottenham Hotspur by dropping the likes of Paul Pogba , Ashley Young and Phil Jones from his starting lineup, handing surprise starts to Luke Shaw , Scott McTominay and Marcos Rojo .

by | February 03, 2018 | 14:56

Coutinho's arrival at Barcelona contributed towards Deulofeu's loan exit to Watford and Valverde also confirmed that World Cup 2018 in Russian Federation had been in Spaniard's thinking. But that's got nothing to do with Sturridge leaving. Kane said the fifth-placed London club can not let their guard down against Liverpool , after suffering a 2-0 defeat in the corresponding fixture last season.

by | February 02, 2018 | 11:37

Manchester United are on 53 points with Chelsea dropping to fourth on 50, the same as third-placed Liverpool . "The kid is having a hell of an experience at every level so there is an fantastic future waiting for him, and being surrounded by these players can only help him", Mourinho said ahead of today's Premier League clash at Tottenham Hotspur.