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First domestic defeat of season is 'normal', says Guardiola


Although late goals from Bernardo Silva and Ilkay Gundogan put a flattering gloss on the scoresheet, City boss Guardiola had no complaints about his side's first league defeat since April 5 at Chelsea . "I've won a lot of titles and always I've dropped points on the way". Super Sunday really lived up to its name today, as Arsenal lost to Bournemouth in the early fixture before Liverpool brought Man City's unbeaten run to an end, beating them 4-3 at Anfield. Read More »

Ex-Spurs boss Redknapp: Conte planning to leave Chelsea


The home fans at Stamford Bridge were far from happy with the efforts of their players with Tiemoue Bakayoko among those being criticised. Speaking post-match to Sky Sports , Conte said: "I saw many players were very exhausted and they didn't recover from the Arsenal game". Read More »

Jaguars Upset the Steelers 45-42 at Heinz Field

But in order to get that opportunity, the Steelers would have to beat a Jaguars team which blew them out 30-9 on October 8. Sunday, he gets his chance to avenge that humiliating loss to the Jaguars . The gamble might have made sense, but the play call sure didn't. There were rumblings that Haley could be out after six seasons and Sunday's game might have been the final straw. Read More »

Bournemouth 2-1 Arsenal: Gunners stars rated and slated


Arsenal have no players suspended for this game. But he has recovered and could also play a part on Sunday. Wantaway forward Alexis Sanchez was named on the substitutes bench against Chelsea but Wenger may decide to bring him back for this one, while either Alex Iwobi or Danny Welbeck will support Alexandre Lacazette in attack. Read More »

Conte wants Chelsea to try to land Sanchez


Like Dennis Bergkamp and ¬Thierry Henry before him, ¬Lacazette has been slow to find his touch in front of goal as an Arsenal player. Wenger said: "Yes. They'll also get far less money, if any, for both players than they would have done had they sold the pair in the summer. Hector Bellerin's scruffy finish to a fine move (52) looked like sealing a morale-boosting win for Arsenal , who were without the omitted Alexis Sanchez . Read More »

Man Utd legend Giggs interviews for Wales job


Craig Bellamy had said he was interested in succeeding Coleman , saying it would be the "pinnacle" coaching job for him. Giggs' managerial experience to date adds up to just a handful of games in the Manchester United hot-seat after David Moyes was sacked at the tail-end of 2013/14. Read More »

Rio Ferdinand shocks many with advice to Alexis Sanchez


Arsenal may be willing to admit defeat on keeping Sanchez and their latest move, according to The Daily Star , makes a whole lot of sense - a swap deal. Manchester United are now favourites to sign Alexis Sanchez . The Chilean's future has become increasingly unclear in January, with United muscling in on a player who seemed destined for the Etihad Stadium. Read More »

Bills Hire Alabama OC Brian Daboll


Bills head coach Sean McDermott released a statement Sunday saying, "We are excited to hire Brian as our new offensive coordinator and welcome him back to western NY". He earned five Super Bowl rings with the Patriots in two separate stints. He's called the plays for the Browns, Dolphins and Chiefs. Eleven of those seasons were with the New England Patriots . Read More »

Winter is coming: Ahead of Olympics, North & South Korea prepare to meet


They also agreed to hold high-level talks next week - the first since 2015 - which will focus on "matters of mutual interest", including North Korea's participation in the Winter Olympics. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis later said the drills would take place some time after the Paralympics, which end on March 18. But North Korea's nuclear and missile threats have prompted him to maintain the dual track of seeking sanctions and dialogue. Read More »

Mourinho Responds To Man Utd Links With Sanchez


Unless City have a player of their own they'd be willing to offer in exchange, the promise of Mkhitaryan heading to north London could be what ultimately turns the tide in favour of an Old Trafford switch. "I'm focused on (playing) Liverpool , believe me". Arsenal manager has refused to rule out further additions, while admitting that it would be hard to find a player with Sanchez's qualities. Read More »

NBA Power Rankings: It's time to sell on the Cleveland Cavaliers

Cavs general manager Koby Altman has some tough calls to make. Trailing 96-95 with two seconds remaining, LeBron James stepped out of bounds as he was trying to drive the baseline. "There are a lot of fans coming out to support him, so I just try to get his fans mad, too". We've had not-so-great months. "We came out tentative for whatever reason". Read More »

Ravichandran Ashwin three wickets were the turning point for team India


Bumrah had a reasonable debut but was guilty of providing too many loose deliveries in the Proteas' first innings. My only intent was to try and keep it in a particular spot. "One ball jumps occasionally and goes flat for a pretty long time. What matters is what we are going to do from tomorrow onwards to try and win this Test match", Kohli put up a courageous front as he signed off. Read More »

Belichick all business as Patriots gear up for clash with Titans


I've done a lot of stories in my career that required anonymous sources , and I really appreciate what Peter King wrote yesterday when he said , "Those stories, with the benefit of history, have largely been shown to be accurate". And while they continue preparing for the Tennessee Titans , Tom Brady and Bill Belichick are still answering questions about this report. "But, honestly, most of my time here is where it needs to be, is getting ready for Tennessee, so that's where we're ... Read More »

Chelsea captain Cahill forced off with hamstring injury


Gary Cahill has been substituted off in the first half of Chelsea's clash with Leicester City with an apparent hamstring injury. "It was a good game for us, we showed a lot of quality, we played well, but if it were 11 v 11 I think we would have got the win", he said. Read More »

Wenger anxious about ´lacklustre´ Arsenal


Seven minutes into the second half, Arsenal took the lead as Hector Bellerin found the back of the net with a close range finish although Begovic could have done better. If we defend like we did at Chelsea in midweek we should have a great chance of winning this game as long as Sanchez and Ozil start. "The team that fights against relegation will fight and you can not afford any concentration mistake". Read More »

Matt Patricia is reportedly 'likely' to land Lions job


If 43-year-old Patricia joins the Lions he will be reuniting with former Patriots personnel man and current Lions general manager Bob Quinn . The Giants also reportedly have a fourth "sleeper" candidate in the event they lose out on both McDaniels and Shurmur, who are generating interest from the Indianapolis Colts and Arizona Cardinals respectively. Read More »

Kevin Sumlin's hiring at Arizona is imminent, per SN sources


Former Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin will be named the next coach of the Arizona Wildcats , according to multiple reports . But the early 2018 Heisman Trophy candidate should be happy with the hiring of Sumlin. Sumlin was sacked by the Aggies in November after six seasons at the helm. Arizona has a supremely talented quarterback in Khalil Tate who would thrive in Sumlin's system. Read More »

Border Wall Must Be Part of DACA Deal

Tom Cotton, R-Ark., who took part in meeting. At a White House bargaining session Tuesday, Trump told almost two dozen lawmakers that they were "not that far away from comprehensive immigration reform ". At the White House meeting Durbin and Republican Senator Lindsey Graham briefed the president on the newly drafted, bipartisan immigration bill. Schumer are now allies, both attempting to push the Trump Administration toward a deal for a so called "Clean" DREAM act that is NOT tied to ... Read More »

Chelsea 0-0 Leicester: Blues stars rated and slated


Chelsea are yet to win in 2018. "I don't think we're playing a bad season". Courtois had been asked about Chelsea's preference to play out from the back and the challenge of doing so against Leicester's press, and volunteered the advice to Blues fans. Read More »

National Football League players rip Steelers' play-calling against Jaguars in divisional playoffs


Here are three of them. In looking at the Steelers and Jags' history , however, the weather hasn't really affected the Jags ability to win in Pittsburgh . He's also shown his wheels at times , most notably in an 88-yard effort against Buffalo in the Wild Card Round. Notably, the secondary is one of the best in the game, and cornerback Xavier Rhodes could give star wideout Michael Thomas problems all day. Read More »

Program to protect 'Dreamers' is 'probably dead'


Trump has railed against DACA, which was implemented by the Obama administration in 2012, and made the issue of illegal immigration a key tenet of his presidential campaign a year ago. "He will always reject temporary, weak and risky stopgap measures that threaten the lives of hardworking Americans, and undercut immigrants who seek a better life in the United States through a legal pathway". Read More »

Alexis Sanchez would be 'major signing' for Manchester United - Andy Cole


Sanchez was only a substitute in Arsenal's League Cup semifinal match against Chelsea on Wednesday. "We don't believe in signing a player just to sign a player, just doing something - we don't believe in that". "He did not refuse to play". And said replacement has been spotted in London. If he goes, we have to respond. "Manchester City seemed certainties to sign Sanchez but the revelation that they won't meet Arsenal's demands has sparked a huge turnaround in the odds". Read More »

Brazilian ready to reject Tottenham and sign for Arsenal


Sanchez was thought to be heading to either Manchester City or United, but now Liverpool have registered an interest in Arsenal's Chilean forward. City had believed they were in the clear for Sanchez and could get him now on the cheap or free in the summer. Arsenal fans have found it hard to stick with and support Sanchez despite his world-class abilities on the pitch. Read More »

Liverpool End Manchester City Premier League Unbeaten Run


City will be missing Brazil worldwide Jesus, who is set to be out for the next two weeks with a knee ligament injury, while captain Vincent Kompany is absent with a calf strain. While the Sky Blues are on 62 points from 22 games (and that includes not a single defeat), the Reds are now fourth in the EPL points table with 44 points from 22 matches. Read More »

Wenger braced for Sanchez exit after star forward sits out Bournemouth loss


If Pep wants him again now, I'm sure he's thinking: 'I'm going to go there second time round and do it properly this time'. "He's being vague, we have left him at home because of the situation", Wenger told Sky Sports. The big news for Arsenal is the absence of Alexis Sanchez , who Arsene Wenger confirmed isn't in the squad today due to the ongoing transfer speculation. Read More »

Manchester United or City? Alexis Sanchez resolution imminent

What makes the defeat even worse is the bleak reality of losing their talisman to one of their bitter rivals, with Manchester United now the favourites to complete what would arguably be the coup of the last few years. Wenger, whose side are sixth in the Premier League table, confirmed before kick-off at Dean Court that he remained unsure on Sanchez's future. The Red Devils might be out of the title race, but there is no question adding Sanchez would transform them. Read More »

New York Knicks sign Trey Burke


It will be the point guard's third National Basketball Association team in five seasons. Burke had been playing with G-League Westchester, where he was averaging 26.6 points, 5.4 assists, 3.3 rebounds and 1.9 steals. Burke has career averages of 10.6 points, 2.1 rebounds, 3.6 assists on 39 percent shooting from the field and 33.7 percent from deep range, with 1.4 turnovers in 24.8 minutes a game. Read More »