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Jose Mourinho apologises to Henrikh Mkhitaryan for half-time substitution against Derby

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Mourinho also apologised to Henrikh Mkhitaryan for hooking him at half-time during the FA Cup victory and claimed he holds no worries over Marcus Rashford's form. "Doubt he'll be coming our for the 2nd half at this rate". 'Everybody wants to go to Dubai, ' Mourinho said. "He can not play centre-forward for a big club, where the distance to goal is much shorter", Allegri said ahead of Juventus' game with Cagliari this weekend. Read More »

Jack Wilshere explains why he's looked leaner in recent weeks

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Super Eagles star, Victor Moses' performance in Chelsea's thrilling 2-2 draw with Arsenal at the Emirates Wednesday night has been rated average by British tabloid, Daily Mail , Completesportsnigeria.com reports‎. I know the best way to recover and get the right amount of sleep. Continuing to make a telling contribution at club level should help to push Wilshere back into global reckoning. Read More »

Liverpool will co-operate if Roberto Firmino-Mason Holgate clash is investigated

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Based on the Everton player's reaction , it seems safe to assume that Firmino either used a racially abusive term or that he said something in Portuguese which Holgate believed to be racially abusive. 'While that process is ongoing, we will not be making any further comment, ' a club spokesman added. "Even if I had or I hadn't, I wouldn't tell anyone in the press conference". Read More »

Simon beats top-seeded Cilic in semis of Maharashtra Open

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It was the Frenchman's 13th ATP title and his first since the Open 13 in Marseille three years ago. But his 2018 season could not have got off to a better start as he collected the winner's cheque of $89,435 and 250 ATP ranking points. The Frenchman was successful in grabbing the initiative three games later when he broke Anderson's serve. Two service return winners by Simon made it deuce but Anderson wriggled out of tight situation by winning consecutive points. Read More »

Minute-by-minute updates from FA Cup clash

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He barely had a save to make as the visitors' multi-million pound forward line misfired. Portugal worldwide Adrien Silva could start his first game for the Foxes, while fellow midfielder Matty James may also feature. Slimani volleyed Grey's cross into the side-netting, his last real action of the game as he was replaced by £25million former Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho with 10 minutes remaining. Read More »

Diego Costa scores, has injury scare in return to Atletico

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Costa went on as a second-half substitute to help Atletico win 4-0 at 10-man Lleida in the first leg of their Copa del Rey's round-of-16 meeting. It added that during yesterday's training session his leg would be evaluated to see if it required further tests. Read More »

Giants interview Matt Patricia, set to meet with Josh McDaniels

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The New York Giants had the busiest day in their search for a new coach, interviewing New England Patriots coordinators Josh McDaniels and Matt Patricia. NY also plans to talk to Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur on Saturday. That team, however, eventually fell to the Giants in Super Bowl XLII, thus ending the bid for a ideal season. Read More »

Aussie pair reach Brisbane semi-finals

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The Australian men's number one dug deep to move through to the semi-finals after a come-from-behind 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory over the Ukrainian. "He's beaten me two times, so I knew I had to do something a little bit differently today". Kyrgios and De Minaur each triumphed in their quarter-final ties on Friday, with the latter continuing his fairytale run in the tournament. "The only positive I can say about losing that first set is I'm putting myself in some pressure situations". Read More »

Maria Sharapova Crashes Out of Shenzhen Open

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Halep kept her flawless record against her doubles partner this week in tact with the victory, running her head-to-head against the Romanian No.3 to 6-0, while also winning her 11th straight match against compatriots. "I was strong enough to hit the ball (well) in the end". Sharapova smashed 24 winners and five aces, while making just 22 unforced errors to clinch victory in one and a half hour. Read More »

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) Position Trimmed by Janney Montgomery Scott LLC

The stock increased 0.83% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $48.45. About 131,020 shares traded. The Kentucky-based Central Bancorporation & Tru has invested 0% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). Peoples Fin Corp has invested 0.3% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). Citigroup Inc reported 0.04% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). Read More »

Caroline Wozniacki to face Julia Goerges in ASB Classic final

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Caroline Wozniacki continued to build on her WTA Finals victory previous year with another impressive performance on her way to a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Croatia's Petra Martic. The World No 14 from Germany said it had been mentally tough to play two matches in a day but she was in good physical condition. Caroline Wozniacki was on the court for five hours on the way to the final. Read More »

Greame Swann lashes third umpire after Mason Crane no-ball

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The Hampshire youngster had the daunting task of bowling to Australia's prolific scorers Steve Smith and Usman Khawaja , but he stuck to his guns and was unlucky not to snare a wicket.He takes encouragement from Warne's one for 150 on his Test debut against India at the SCG in 1992. Read More »

Buckeye Partners, LP (BPL) Price Target Lowered to $73.00 at Barclays PLC

Ct Mason who had been investing in Buckeye Partners Lp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.52 billion market cap company. The stock increased 1.56% or $2.36 during the last trading session, reaching $153.78. Its up 0.03, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE:BPL) had its price target cut by Barclays PLC from $75.00 to $73.00 in a research report sent to investors on Monday. Read More »

Celtic set to unveil Lewis Morgan signing today

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St Mirren midfielder Lewis Morgan has arrived at a Glasgow hospital for a medical ahead of a move to Celtic . I would say a couple of things on that. Morgan is in the form of his life at the moment and has had a fine season with the Championship league leaders, scoring 13 goals in 26 games, a record of one goal every two games. Read More »

Knicks blow past Heat 115-86 in absence of Whiteside

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That motivation helped the Heat even the season series with the Knicks (18-21). Miami set a new franchise-record for three-pointers attempted, making 12 of 42. Back-and-forth fourth (and OT): The Heat held a four-point lead entering the fourth quarter before the Knicks scored the first nine points, as the Heat were clanking their first seven shots, to take an 80-75 lead. Read More »

Tres Tinkle's double-double leads Oregon State past rival Oregon

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The decisive run happened after OR scored five quick points to pull within two and had a chance at a tying layup that Victor Bailey Jr. missed. OSU's 21-8 run, which covered more than eight minutes, put the Beavers ahead for good and out of reach thanks to one of their best defensive efforts of the season. Read More »

Lonzo Ball returns to practice, hopes to play Friday

However, they have already used up 20 home games. ". It's not 100 [percent], but it's manageable". As a team, the Lakers shot 41 percent from the field and 11 of 33 from the three-point line but they were always fighting a losing battle after getting outscored by 37-18 in the second quarter and things just went from bad to worse in the second half as Thunder poured on another 70 points despite resting their key players. Read More »

David Silva reveals reason behind recent absence from Manchester City squad

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David Silva has released an official statement on his social media channels to explain his recent absences from Manchester City . City manager Pep Guardiola allowed Silva to miss his side's league games with Tottenham, Newcastle and Crystal Palace and their League Cup win over Leicester said Silva's priority should be his family. Read More »

Steidl, Bison to compete for FCS Title

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It's the first time since 2011 and the first time since the FCS playoff field expanded to 24 teams that the top two seeds will face one another in the title game. North Dakota State coach Chris Klieman has tried to play down the revenge factor resulting from that game. It was JMU who knocked off NDSU last season, en route to a championship. Read More »

Yankees Continue to Ask About Machado

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Peter Angelos, the Orioles' owner, has no love for NY, and he will do what he can to avoid sending his impending free-agent superstar there. "Even though industry sources told MLB.com's Mark Feinsand on Wednesday the expectation is for Machado to begin the year with Baltimore, the Yankees appear to have the organizational depth required to land the three-time All-Star". Read More »

LeBron James: East is good, Cavs aren't right now

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When asked if the Kyrie Irving-led Celtics were a "different" threat than last season, James retorted, "I think they were a threat a year ago". The Spurs also had gained traction on Chris Paul, before he was dealt to the Houston Rockets from the Los Angeles Clippers. Read More »

Rangers' Kreider To Undergo Surgery To Have Rib Resected

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There is no timetable for his return. Rangers forward Chris Kreider takes a shot against the Islanders at Barclays Center on December 6, 2016. On Dec. All or part of the first rib is removed during a resection to reduce pressure that can cause unsafe blood clots. It is commonly used to treat thoracic outlet syndrome, a condition in which the nerves or arteries along the shoulder and/or lower neck are compressed. Read More »

FA Cup: Manchester United, Liverpool qualify for 4th round

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Derby County (4-2-3-1): Carson; Wisdom, Keogh, Davis, Olsson; Huddlestone, Johnson; Weimann, Vydra, Lawrence; Nugent. Because the Premier League is virtually locked up at this point-Manchester City has a 15-point lead-the FA Cup could take on added significance for teams like United this season. Read More »

Rams' 4 biggest causes for concern against the Falcons on Saturday

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All of those close calls and near misses are positive signs heading into the postseason, according to Falcons head coach Dan Quinn. Therefore, what can we expect from these two teams in the playoffs? The Rams (11-5) won the NFC West, and they play host to the Atlanta Falcons (10-6) on Saturday in a wild-card round playoff game at the Coliseum . Read More »

Khawaja, Smith frustrate England

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Smith, who has dominated the series with three centuries in his tally of 604 runs in six innings at an astonishing average of 151, has been troubled this week by a sore back, but said he will play. England's maligned tail earlier piled on runs before the tourists were bowled out at lunch. Pat Cummins grassed a low chance at mid-on off Tom Curran's bat, and Josh Hazlewood dropped the mother of all sitters when Moeen skied one to midwicket in the next over. Read More »

ESPN's Katie Nolan Won't Be Suspended For Trump Comments

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Collecting herself, Nolan replied, "That's because he's a f- stupid person". It's not the first time Nolan has been critical of Trump or those in his orbit. But Nolan also hosts a version of SportsCenter on SnapChat, and her role with the news show could blur the line for her a bit between reporting and commentary. Read More »