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by | October 22, 2018 | 12:34

The Portuguese was still leading the way at Manchester United at that time, while Messi was laid low by a torn thigh muscle once more in the week leading up to the blockbuster match. Los Blancos set a new club-record goal drought when the match reached 56 minutes, surpassing their previous record of 465 minutes. Atletico Madrid are two points ahead after they missed the chance to go top by drawing 1-1 away to Villarreal.

by | October 22, 2018 | 07:26

Jackson, who wrapped up Bellamy and took it away. I wanted to grab it. Somebody else went up to grab it. "Pushing and pulling, and everything like that", he said when asked what happened. Julian Edelman had a touchdown catch. Jordan Howard scored on a 2-yard run in the second quarter, but Patterson took the ensuing kickoff, cut inside past rookie defensive back Kevin Toliver II and ran away from kicker Cody Parkey on his way to his sixth kick return TD since his debut with Minnesota in 2013, ...

by | October 20, 2018 | 05:39

The Lakers begin their season on the road against the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday night at 10:30 pm ET on TNT, before returning back in L.A. for the home opener against the Houston Rockets on Saturday night on ESPN . But it was not enough to prevent the Lakers losing to Portland for the 16th successive meeting as Damian Lillard led the way for the hosts with 28 points.

by | October 20, 2018 | 04:29

Talks of yet another comeback for Mayweather has increased since Nurmagomedov called out the 41-year-old after submitting Conor McGregor at UFC 229. "The thing that excites me the most is when I could be the first to do something", St-Pierre said. Nurmagomedov told Mayweather "in the jungle there is only one king" in requesting a bout.

by | October 19, 2018 | 17:14

I'm not sure if he works hard enough but he's still a young man who has done well and scored a lot of goals. After all, United were stealing one of the Premier League's elite players away from their old rivals, and from right under the noses of Manchester City.

by | October 19, 2018 | 16:49

Plus he's been dealing with some back soreness. "I think that's all timing", said Horford. With several contending teams adding more firepower or getting their starters back, we're just so hyped about this upcoming season, and we just can't wait until playoff basketball is finally back in town.

by | October 19, 2018 | 16:48

Cavaliers big man Larry Nance Jr . reportedly have finalized a four-year contract extension. The last time James departed, after the 2009-10 season, Cleveland finished 19-63 the following year and suffered a 26-game losing streak that extended to dropping 36 out of 37 games.

by | October 19, 2018 | 15:27

With every pitch David Price threw Thursday night, every out he collected and every inning that concluded with another helpless at-bat by another helpless batter in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series, The Narrative took another dying breath.

by | October 18, 2018 | 05:58

But since then the Mexican has grown to become the sport's biggest star and last month he picked up the unified middleweight titles with a controversial win over Gennady "GGG" Golovkin. 'I think in that first fight, experience beat me as I was very young. Will you be watching Canelo fight on DAZN this December? I am moving up in weight and I don't know how my body will feel.

by | October 18, 2018 | 05:56

The Boston Red Sox center fielder roped a go-ahead, three-RBI double in the third inning of Game 2 against the Houston Astros followed by a grand slam in the eighth inning of Game 3. The Indians, who were swept by Houston and eliminated in the first round for the second straight year, were concerned the man was attempting to view scouting reports Cleveland had on Houston's players, one person said.

by | October 18, 2018 | 04:13

But following the game, the Brewers called out Dodger shortstop Manny Machado after he clipped Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar in the 10th inning. Machado was generally treated gently by former Orioles manager Buck Showalter, who never berated him publicly for failure to run out ground balls. He got six outs in his start Game 1.

by | October 16, 2018 | 15:29

A lot of factors went into Khabib Nurmagomedov's fantastic UFC 229 win over Conor McGregor and according to John Kavanagh, ring-rust was one of the ones that he perhaps underestimated to a certain extent. And we have every right to hope his fights remain in the Octagon. Mayweather made over $300m for his boxing match with McGregor and it looks like he's hungry for another huge payday against Khabib.

by | October 15, 2018 | 01:59

There he was asked who the one player the club would have loved to have signed but hadn't. "For me it's hard to talk, but it's pointless wanting to make a man who goes to the bathroom 20 times before a match into the leader", Maradona further remarked.

by | October 15, 2018 | 01:55

And it's understood United tried to land Ramsey - who will be 28 in December - as recently as LAST summer after making a discreet enquiry about the Welshman. "Would I stay for the rest of the season?" I don't really know what is happening at Arsenal . That makes it hard to win it but we've come on leaps and bounds over the last couple of years and we're in a position now where we can really challenge.

by | October 15, 2018 | 01:47

In Frank Lampard's words, Mount can do "whatever he wants" in the game and it's clear the teenager is a player in the mould of his current manager, which can only bode well should his potential be truly fulfilled. Playing alongside the likes of Pulisic, Mario Gotze and Marco Reus makes Sancho "more grounded", while living with his dad in Dortmund also helps. Sancho said: "Obviously moving from home, that was the biggest".

by | October 12, 2018 | 02:18

The Jimmy Butler saga reached what appeared to be a stage-managed flash point on Wednesday when the disgruntled National Basketball Association star stormed into a Minnesota Timberwolves' practice for the first time since demanding a trade last month, forced his way into a few scrimmages, taunted teammates Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins over their alleged lack of desire and then reportedly took aim at Timberwolves General Manager Scott Layden, telling him "you [expletive] need ...

by | October 12, 2018 | 01:25

Ryan Brasier breezed through the seventh. It was Chris Sale and he'd been begging for this situation. - While the Red Sox were busy beating the Yankees on Tuesday night, Robert Kraft was busy hosting a private party featuring a show headlined by Paul McCartney.

by | October 12, 2018 | 00:42

The visitors crawled to 33 for one at lunch in their second innings , still needing 435 runs to make the hosts bat again in the first match of the two-test series. While 18-year-old Prithvi Shaw expectedly hogged the limelight with a smashing ton on debut, Kohli's innings was a master-class of how to set a different challenge for oneself as a batsman.

by | October 10, 2018 | 11:45

NY mounted a last-ditch rally against wild closer Craig Kimbrel , scoring twice in the ninth inning. With a full count on slugging catcher Gary Sanchez , Kimbrel left a 98 miles per hour fastball over the heart of the plate and Sanchez barely got under it, sending it to deep left field for a sacrifice fly.

by | October 10, 2018 | 09:46

They certainly have not been as easy on the eye as in previous years but I don't think that will bother their manager Mauricio Pochettino too much. He noted that his England midfielder Jordan Henderson had barely two weeks' rest following the World Cup in Russian Federation.

by | October 09, 2018 | 11:56

Tagovailoa hit Jerry Jeudy for scoring strikes of 42 and 60 yards in the second quarter. "I don't think that you really beat the other team when you give up 31 points, like we did today, at least on the defensive perspective", Saban said, via ESPN .

by | October 09, 2018 | 11:31

The award ceremony takes place on December 3. The Juventus forward, now facing allegations of rape dating back to 2009 that he strenuously denies, has already won the Ballon d'Or five times and is the current holder of the award. Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero is nominated as is another prolific South American striker, Edinson Cavani of Uruguay and Paris Saint-Germain.

by | October 09, 2018 | 09:11

Game 5 would be back in Boston on Thursday, if necessary. Porcello could be the only Red Sox pitcher unavailable, as Boston will be loathe to enter a Game 4 with its season on the line in a ballpark where it posted just a 3-6 mark in nine games this season.

by | October 08, 2018 | 12:59

Pep Guardiola has apologised to Gabriel Jesus after refusing the Manchester City striker's request to take the late penalty at Liverpool that Riyad Mahrez blazed over the bar. "I think Arsenal have done very well and Unai Emery has done very well but I don't think they're going to be challenging for the title". You need to finish.

by | October 08, 2018 | 12:54

How did you feel when the fans sang: "We've got our Arsenal back"? Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has urged his teammates to maintain their winning mentality after they put five past Fulham at Craven Cottage . We have a great team spirit, as you can see on the pitch. "I think his career is just starting and we want to do it with him, he can do it with us, giving us and giving him the best performances at the best level".

by | October 07, 2018 | 11:47

Former United favourite Gary Neville was asked about it after Sky Sports' coverage of Friday's match between Brighton and West Ham. Those rumours, however, were later quashed by the club themselves , but the feeling still remains that Mourinho is living on borrowed time in the Old Trafford dugout.

by | October 07, 2018 | 10:40

The City boss knows his adversary very well having also faced Jurgen Klopp as a manager during their time at Bayern Munich and Dortmund respectively, but the Spaniard says he wants his team to get closer to being the kind of club with a history as rich in success at Liverpool .

by | October 05, 2018 | 12:55

The last session saw India maintain a good run rate with Kohli and Rahane (41) stitching a 105-run partnership and helping India get past the 300-run mark. Rahul was better off not taking the DRS as the ball was clearly crashing into the stumps. Shaw and Pujara added 206 runs for the second wicket as the tourists were sent on a leatherhunt for large parts of the second session.

by | October 05, 2018 | 10:25

Shaw is the fourth-youngest worldwide batsman to score a century on debut. He became the second youngest Indian to score a maiden hundred after Sachin Tendulkar (17 years, 112 days) in 1990 against England . However, Prithvi Shaw stitched a 206-run stand alongside Cheteshwar Pujara before Pujara fell for 86. Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane , who made 41, took over from Shaw with a patient 105-run partnership despite West Indies bowlers keeping a tidy line and length to check the flow of ...

by | October 05, 2018 | 08:58

The Brewers won the division for the first time since 2011, with a 3 to 1 victory over the Chicago Cubs in the NL Central tiebreaker game Monday night. The lone run came off an Anthony Rizzo homer in the fifth. So it's interesting, baseball is such a flawless game in some ways that it takes 162 to not decide anything.

by | October 04, 2018 | 13:00

The Red Sox enter the matchup with a seven-game lead over the Yankees in the AL East. These Yankees became the first team to get at least 20 home runs from all nine spots in the batting order. Host teams are 5-7 all time in wild-card games, with the Yankees having split the two they have played (2015, 2017). "We're satisfied, we're happy with it, but we know what's coming", Cora said.

by | October 04, 2018 | 08:56

After being involved in Barca's opener inside just 92 seconds, Messi went on to take his Champions League tally to 64 goals in 65 appearances in the group stage. Messi's response according to the report was to attack Barcelona's defense stating that they are conceding too many goals this season. "Our players were heroes because they were chasing the game against Messi , Suarez, Coutinho and Co".

by | October 03, 2018 | 13:34

The tiebreakers were game 163 of the regular season and Arenado's homer counted in the totals. The Dodgers now advance to the NLDS, where they will host the Atlanta Braves in a best of five series beginning on Thursday. In such an important game, the Dodgers made a decision to hand the ball to rookie Walker Buehler , and he came through in a big way. "Obviously it's not do or die", Los Angeles manager Dave Roberts told reporters, "but obviously it's a must-win game".

by | October 03, 2018 | 13:23

We were more intense in the second half. "You can not make the next steps if you don't suffer, you don't live this experience - so this will be good for the future". "I'm not surprised", he added. "This isn't like the Premier League or the Bundesliga, all the teams here are so good and they are so hard to beat".

by | October 03, 2018 | 13:01

Luiz had been an central figure in Chelsea's title win in Conte's first season as boss, in 2016-17, but scarcely featured after the 3-0 loss at Roma on October 31 past year. "And also as a human he's a fantastic person". Having limped to fifth place in Antonio Conte 's final season at the helm, Chelsea were considered outsiders to finish at the summit for a seventh time in their history.

by | October 03, 2018 | 12:52

We have enough players, we don't need to depend on one". "He set the standard, he and Cristiano Ronaldo have gone above the normal standard, when they are scoring 50 or 60 goals a season", Kane said on Tuesday. Captain Hugo Lloris has recovered from the thigh injury which has seen him miss the last six matches and is contention to make his first appearance since pleading guilty to a drink driving charge last month.

by | October 03, 2018 | 11:51

When I came back, because I came back a few days later than the guys, he did quite well and I think better than the years before. "I said in the summer he could save Liverpool money in the transfer market and he's shown what an impact he can make if he's patient".

by | October 03, 2018 | 11:14

Award-winning sports journalist. Written for Huffington Post, London 24, Independent, Telegraph, MSN Sport, ITV Football and more. "I think his mouth is probably out of control and he's embarrassing the club". Background shenanigans, disjointed displays and poor results have put Old Trafford in the eye of a storm, but Tuesday's Champions League tie offered the chance to divert some of the mounting focus.

by | October 03, 2018 | 09:41

Jose Mourinho experimented with a back three but that decision backfired. "Every player is different, no player is the same", he said as quoted by BBC Football . "Sometimes it can help, but the most important is on the pitch". United's 3-1 defeat at West Ham on Saturday was their third in the Premier League this season and they are 10th in the table after seven games.

by | October 03, 2018 | 09:26

Buehler has faced the Rockies five times in 2018. The Rockies defeated the Cubs 11-2. After Strop struck out Ian Desmond to end the ninth with the go-ahead run in scoring position, he pointed to the dugout and exalted with joy. The unprecedented schedule in baseball on Monday, with two tiebreakers, makes this feel like a consolation game, but it shouldn't be - and it isn't.