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United Defender Phil Jones Suffers Leg Injury in England Friendly


Since the 25-year-old completed a £17m from Blackburn Rovers in July 2011, he has suffered 16 different injuries which have restricted Jones to 178 appearances in all competitions for United. Risking Jones in a meaningless friendly will irritate Jose Mourinho and it's likely that Gareth Southgate's decision would sour the relationship. It's something he's been carrying but he doesn't seem to be any worse so that's fine. Read More »

Aussie Tennis Star Jelena Dokic Reveals Years Of Horrendous Abuse By Father


When an Australian tennis magazine suggested Damir get psychological help to deal with his anger, he reacted by threatening to move his family back to Yugoslavia. With the world at her feet, Dokic was ranked world no.4 at just 19, but two years later she was back in Serbia and her career was all but over. Yet Jelena Dokic says she does not hate her father. Read More »

Questionable fumble call negates Bears touchdown against Packers


In the second quarter, Bears running back Benny Cunningham had a 23-yard scramble and was tackled at the 1-yard line. The Chicago Bears ' John Fox responded by requesting that you kindly mind his beverage. In retrospect, it's a awful challenge from Fox. The referees correctly changed the call to a fumble and a touchback, which turned a good opportunity for the Bears to score into a first down for the Packers. Read More »

49ers aiming to have Jimmy Garoppolo start Week 12


But with a bye next week, Garoppolo would have more time to learn the offense before potentially serving as the starter for the team's final six games. San Francisco enters its bye week on a positive note and will not play against until the Seattle Seahawks visit Levi's Stadium on November 26. Beathard had the 49ers in position to add more points on their first possession after halftime, but he had a screen pass intercepted by Olivier Vernon at the Giants' 25. Read More »

Rams players describe LA's 6-2 start in one word


Quarterback Jared Goff , very sharp in recent weeks, looked a little early skittish in the face of significant pressure from Houston's defensive front, but improved in the second half. Watt and quarterback Deshaun Watson out for the year. Goff finished the contest with 311 yards passing and four touchdowns on just 14 completions. Goff found Woods again for the former USC Trojans receiver's second touchdown of the game. Read More »

Massa says goodbye to Interlagos with 'perfect race'


He then withstood huge pressure from the McLaren driver over the remainder of the race, eventually crossing the line less than half a second in front of the Spaniard as he picked up his best result since finishing sixth in Bahrain in April. Read More »

Olympic champion Hanyu pulls out NHK Trophy with injury


Japan's grand prix is the fourth of the six qualifying events for the International Skating Union's Grand Prix Final in Japan in December, two months before the start of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Today I was able to do that and I'm happy that I did it". World pairs champions Wenjing Sui and Cong Han of China skated to the lead with 79.43 points, followed by Ksenia Stolbova and Fedor Klimov of Russian Federation. Read More »

Championship 4 set following Round of 8 finale at Phoenix


Elliott finished second in the Can-Am 500 at Phoenix International Raceway Sunday afternoon. The final 50 laps of Sunday's race were, uh, a bit wild and set up by a insane moment. That means Keselowski must finish ahead of Hamlin in the race results , and Keselowski finished Stage 2 in 13th. Hamlin erased all of Keselowski's points lead following the second stage. Read More »

Roughriders storm past Redblacks in Eastern semifinal


A 29-yard Maher field goal made it 28-14, but the Riders got the three points back with a 31-yarder from Crapigna. The green and white went up 21-8 with 4:47 left in the half and held on to it into halftime. Fourth in the West, Saskatchewan got the East's final playoff spot based on standings points over Hamilton, the third-place team in the East. Thigpen broke the game open in the 3rd quarter when he took a handoff and ran 75 yards for a touchdown to make it 31-14. Read More »

Bucs beat Jets, end five-game slide


Buccaneers: At Miami next Sunday, beginning stretch of three consecutive road games. For much of the game, they had more punts than first downs, and they went 3-of-15 on third down. He was under siege from a Buccaneers pass rush that entered the game with the fewest sacks in the NFL. Quarterback Josh McCown #15 of the New York Jets celebrates scoring a touchdown against the Buffalo Bills during the first quarter of the game at MetLife Stadium on November 2, 2017 in East Rutherford, New ... Read More »

LeBron James says New York Knicks should have drafted Dennis Smith Jr


I would not change Frank for anybody. "I had nothing but respect for him as a coach for what he was able to do". Ntilikina took the high road when asked about James' comments. "Dallas got the diamond in the rough". James' comments may have been another shot at Jackson, who he publicly rebuked last season. Ntilikina sat out early in the season but has appeared in 10 games so far for NY, averaging 4.4 points, 5.0 assists, and 1.6 steals per game in 20 minutes per, with even bigger struggles ... Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates birth of fourth child Alana Martina


The Real Madrid and Portugal forward accompanied the image with the message written in Portuguese: " Alana Martina has just been born!" Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most well-known and well-regarded footballers in the world, but his personal life remains shrouded in a great deal of mystery. Read More »

Chargers expect a steady diet of Jaguars RB Leonard Fournette


The Jaguars worked into Chargers territory on the ensuing possession, with the biggest play of the drive a 36-yard pass from Bortles to receiver Keelan Cole that put the ball at the Los Angeles 39. The Chargers failed to get a first down on three rushing plays, and the Jaguars took over at their own 48 with 50 seconds left and no timeouts. One of the most surprising teams in football this year has been the Jacksonville Jaguars . Read More »

Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict ejected for contact with official


They had one last chance. A "Hail Mary" pass by the Bengals fell incomplete on the final play of the game. Wide receiver A.J. Green was ejected after grabbing Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey around the neck and throwing a punch. Then Dalton had a bad snap that Morgan again recovered. Guard Quinton Spain didn't practice and will miss his second consecutive game with turf toe on his right foot. Read More »

Brett Hundley played with hamstring injury during Packers' win over Bears


It was his first win as a starter in the NFL . Hundley completed 18 of 25 passes to help the Packers win their eighth straight at Soldier Field counting the playoffs. The Bears were then driving deep in Green Bay territory when their replay challenge near the goal line backfired in a huge way. The Bears challenged the call, hoping for a touchdown. Read More »

Maurice Harris' Unbelievable Catch Could Be 'Play Of The Year' In NFL


Redskins: Visit the New Orleans Saints on Sunday in a game they now badly need to win given their upcoming schedule. Teddy Bridgewater active for the first time since January 2016 because of a devastating knee injury. Washington took a 10-7 lead late in the first quarter when Nick Rose was true from 28 yards on a field goal that capped a 10-play, 52-yard drive. Last season, he caught only eight passes for 66 yards. Read More »

Saints RB Daniel Lasco taken off field by ambulance


It was the worst home loss for the Bills since a 56-10 loss to the New England Patriots on November 18, 2007. New Orleans' offensive explosion today can really be credited to their two running backs: Mark Ingram and Alvin Kamara . -The Saints then proceeded to run the ball and clock on their next possession. Still, despite the lack of touchdown throws, Brees was fifth in the National Football League with 2,214 yards passing and was tied for eighth with 13 passing touchdowns. Read More »

D'Angelo Russell Will Reportedly Miss 'Several Games' With A Knee Injury

The 2015 No. 2 overall pick averaged 15.6 points and 4.8 assists per game and shot 35.2 percent from three-point range. Nets guard D'Angelo Russell watches from the bench during the second half against the Nuggets on Tuesday, Nov. He also had another 22-point outing a couple games later while Russell was still struggling. Backup point guard Spencer Dinwiddie missed the Jazz game due to a hamstring injury, but when he returns, he should be in line to take up most of Russell's minutes. Read More »

Colts blow two TD lead and lose to Steelers 20-17


The Colts built a 17-3 lead thanks to a couple of long scoring strikes. The first one was a 60-yard bomb to Donte Moncrief . The Steelers secondary looked suspect all game, allowing Brissett to throw for 222 yards and two touchdowns. The 28-year-old has started each of Pittsburgh's first nine games this season, and his five pass breakups are tied for third on the defense. The Steelers play the Tennessee Titans at home on Thursday at 8:25 p.m. Read More »

NFL Says There's 'No Change' in Anthem Policy for Veterans Day

An Army veteran asked the owners of Woody's Roadside Tavern in Farmingdale to sacrifice Sunday football. On Thursday night, all of the players with the Seattle Seahawks stood during the national anthem as part of the NFL's Salute to Service before playing the Arizona Cardinals, according to ESPN . Read More »

LiAngelo Ball, 2 UCLA teammates remain in China as team heads home


UCLA has not confirmed the reports and coach Steve Alford declined to talk about the issue after the team's season-opening 63-60 win over Georgia Tech in Shanghai. Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott also released a statement, saying UCLA was "cooperating fully with local authorities". LiAngelo Ball (left) and Jalen Hill spending their first day in China on Monday. Read More »

Lions activate Taylor Decker from PUP list ahead of Browns game


He started every game for the Lions as a rookie last season after being drafted in the first round. Cleveland is 0-8 for a second straight season and 1-23 in 2 years under Hue Jackson, whose future likely depends on how the team plays in the second half, which begins Sunday afternoon at Ford Field. Read More »

Switzerland 0-0 Northern Ireland


Within minutes every player on the pitch was soaked in mud and there was always something slightly lower league about this duel to get into the biggest show on earth. NI came within a whisker of forcing extra-time, Jonny Evans seeing an injury-time header cleared off the line. So who gets to start on this vital night? But the referee was able to roll a ball without it stopping in standing water just before kickoff, so he ruled that the game should go on. Read More »

Investigation into Seahawks' violation of concussion protocol still ongoing


The Seahawks are expected to face consequences because once an official removed Wilson from the game to be examined, the star quarterback was required to go through the protocol, and he did not. Wilson returned to the field for two plays before the Seahawks punted, then returned to the sideline tent for a longer period while the Cardinals had the ball. Read More »

Olivier Giroud out of France's friendly with Germany through injury


Giroud has only scored three goals for Arsenal this season and has struggled for starts since the arrival of his worldwide team-mate Alexandre Lacazette . Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger will now be wating with bated breath to see if Lacazette comes through the Germany game unscathed. Scoring goals is kind of important in football, so has Giroud's latest France milestone just proved that Wenger needs to give him more chances to do it for Arsenal? "I keep believing in my quality and I keep ... Read More »

Mohammad Azharuddin expects MS Dhoni to play 2019 World Cup

Indian cricket team head coach Ravi Shastri feels that senior pro M.S. Dhoni is an "ultimate team man", and says some "jealous" people want him to have a "couple of bad days" as they are "waiting to see" his global career come to an end. He is contributing to the team in every tactical way on the field. Mahendra Singh Dhoni's voice had the usual air of calm as he played down criticism and calls for his retirement from T20 Internationals, saying "everybody has their own views in life". Read More »

Liverpool striker Dominic Solanke, Cook earn senior England calls


The trio played in Friday's Under-21 global against Ukraine in Kiev, and they returned to England to join the senior squad on Saturday evening. He has been joined by Liverpool forward Solanke and Bournemouth midfielder Cook, who were both key members of England's 2017 Federation Internationale de Football Association U20 World Cup-winning squad. Read More »