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Everyone Was Impressed With Michy Batshuayi's Borussia Dortmund Debut


The match looked to be heading for a draw following a second equaliser, this time from Jorge Mere, but Batshuayi laid on for Andre Schurrle to net an 84th minute victor. Cologne levelled for the second time when Jorge Mere headed home, but Batshuayi provided the final pass for Andre Schuerrle to hit the victor. Dortmund's Michy Batshuayi celebrates during the Bundesliga soccer match between FC Cologne vs Borussia Dortmund in Cologne, Germany, Feb. Read More »

Could Manchester United target Spurs boss Pochettino as early as 2019?


Bailly has not played since November because of an ankle injury while Ibrahimovic has not featured since Boxing Day but both are expected back in time for United's Champions League clash with Sevilla on February 21. "He has a problem in his knee, is the same knee but not the same, was internal, now external". "I see him every day, I am not working directly with him, for example today I was watching his work". Read More »

The Best Prop Bets for Super Bowl LII

The NFL was lucky it wasn't colder four years ago when the game was played at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, where the high temperature reached 55 degrees. At the time , Lovinger said he expected to generate $500 million in ad revenue linked to the Super Bowl, including pre and post-game units as well as commercials during the " This Is Us " episode following the game. Read More »

Bill Belichick pleased with Patriots' focus heading into Super Bowl


Playing in the Super Bowl, once again, is a dream come true for Brady. In 2007, it was our first drive of the game, it just happened to be the first play of the second quarter. Matt Schaub threw for the most yards that season. "Every game really could be your last game". The debate squaring off Brady vs. Michael Jordan has been a popular one of late, considering Brady has a chance to match MJ in championships this weekend. Read More »

Sanchez is ready for 'home' debut versus Huddersfield

It's an injury and I feel sorry for him personally and I feel sorry for the team because he's an important player for us. After winning the Champions League at Porto and Inter Milan, and league titles at every club he's managed at other than United, says he just wants this side to be contenders. Read More »

Gronkowski cleared to play in Super Bowl after concussion


Defensive end Deatrich Wise , who was also dealing with a concussion from the AFC championship, returned to practice. Gronkowski's status has been the biggest question mark on either team all week, but he appeared ready to exit the protocol after he was listed as limited in practice earlier this week. Read More »

Injured Du Plessis ruled out of India series


If fans had any doubts as regards India's chances, Kohli and Rahane dissipated those with a record third-wicket 189-run stand against the Proteas to lead the tourists to their first-ever win in Durban . Picking up one or two wickets in the top ten [overs] is what we wanted to do. Further stating that the rest of the batting order of the team is more or less sorted, Kohli said, "Although the lower middle order is more or less sorted, the middle order is something we are still looking ... Read More »

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 4


Mendis, however, was lucky for the third time - and Mustafizur Rahman was the aggrieved bowler for the second time - after getting lives on four and 57 on the second day. De Silva faced 229 balls and hit 21 fours along with a six in his fourth Test century and the second in as many Tests. Sri Lanka's day by a distance! Along came Niroshan Dickwella and pressed on the accelerator unbeaten on 29 that nearly came at a run a ball to add 62 off 74 with Chandimal who reached another ... Read More »

PSG's Neymar: 'I didn't expect this'


I think you've got a better chance of achieving things individually when you're not so close to a player like him", he stated. "I hope it all keeps going well". The result was of course important, but not at the expense of how we approached the game. Neymar is suing Barcelona for a colossal €30million, according to the latest reports from Spain . Read More »

Conor McGregor Was Google's Most Searched Athlete In 2017


With no one in the sport of MMA anywhere near the draw of McGregor, there is little doubt that a fight with the Irishman would be an inevitability, should the unthinkable happen. "If it is just hype it will follow him for the rest of his days". 'I'm now in negotiations to face my next opponent and we have many options, there's the current interim lightweight champion, there's the undefeated Daegestani, that could be a big Russian event. Read More »

All 53 Patriots players are good to go for Super Bowl LII


He was spotted in practice wearing a black tape on his thumb, which sustained a cut days before their AFC Championship Game against the Jacksonville Jaguars . The cut needed several stitches to close, forcing Brady to wear a tape to protect it in their 24-20 win over the Jaguars. I knew it was going to happen. Read More »

Prithvi Shaw-led boys take on Australia for record title


The Australian team has gone through a number of sessions plotting and planning against India . India's current U-19 squad has all the above-mentioned attributes. No matter what the playing order or position, the players, whether the openers or the middle-order players, each player maintained a steady pace all throughout the series to reach the top spot. Read More »

Animals Predict Eagles Will Win Super Bowl


Whichever box the animal chooses first is the pick. Those prognosticating pups chose the bowl of kibble with the Patriots logo emblazoned across it - though New England fans should take note that doggies have only correctly predicted the Super Bowl victor two out of five times since Fallon started the segment in 2013. Read More »

N.Korea Olympic team arrives in the South


Eleven more athletes were ruled to have been guilty of doping, but their lifetime bans, which an International Olympic Committee disciplinary panel imposed two months ago, were reduced to a ban only from the Pyeongchang Games, which open February 9. Read More »

Manchester City to return to United States for pre-season games


They have seemingly made the title a foregone conclusion from the first month of the season, outscoring every other side with a total of 73 goals in just 25 games, hitting the back of the net 16 times more than any of their rivals. Burnley will be without regular Steven Defour who is facing a minimum of two months out and will undergo knee surgery on an ongoing problem. Burnley defender James Tarkowski could return from the groin injury that caused him to miss the midweek draw against ... Read More »

Manchester City signs Athletic Bilbao's defender Laporte for 65mn euros


Pep Guardiola's side were not at their best in the first half but still dominated proceedings and were comfortably in command against a West Brom side which showed very little in attack. "Others have done it on two". He added: "We had a problem last summer with six players out of contract". Bernardo Silva and Raheem Sterling accompany Sergio Aguero in City's front three as Leroy Sane begins his ankle injury lay-off. Read More »

Liverpool's Adam Lallana a doubt to face Spurs - Jurgen Klopp


Spurs took United apart at Wembley in one of their best performances of the season. Adam Lallana is a doubt for Liverpool's game with Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday as the club continue to carefully manage the midfielder's fitness. Liverpool moved into third courtesy of Chelsea's mid-week defeat to Bournemouth and could move five points ahead of Mauricio Pochettino's men with victory at Anfield this weekend. Read More »

Wales and Scotland agree to close roof for Six Nations opener


Worcester's Josh Adams, who has scored 13 tries for the Warriors this season, will make his debut on the wing after Wales decided against gambling on the fitness of George North, struggling with a knee problem, but the rest of the back division is made up of Scarlets. Read More »

Patriots Talk: The Two Bills Premiers Tonight


I had the good fortune of going down [for] a day and watching practice and getting a chance to visit with him. Three seasons later, the two Bills won their first of two Super Bowls together in NY. "He said he wanted to meet with several more people in the organization, and here's the punch line that no one knows about", Steckel said. That season went poorly with the Giants finishing 3-12-1, so Belichick faced "one of the real crossroads in my career", he told the ESPN broadcast. Read More »

Allister Coetzee sacked as Bok coach


Former South Africa coach Peter de Villiers says he was a "bit more astute" in dealing with what he describes as behind-the-scenes machinations by SA Rugby during his tenure. A 57-15 hammering by the All Blacks also meant that the Springboks suffered their record home loss. His departure came just days after the leaking of an explosive letter in which Coetzee accused SA Rugby of setting him up to fail. Read More »

Italy to hold talks with Chelsea boss Conte

Conte managed the Azzurri between 2014 and 2016, at which point he left for Stamford Bridge, having led the national team to a quarter-final finish at that year's European Championship. "We must re-establish the love affair between the national team and our country". "But from the start of the season, I we remember our defeat after Burnley, there was a lot of speculation about my sacking". Read More »

Arsene Wenger says Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's illness will delay his Arsenal debut


And Aubameyang says he had numerous phone calls with Mkhitaryan before deciding to quit Dortmund for Arsenal. The 28-year-old Gabon worldwide bring fine form to the Emirates having scored 13 goals in 16 Bundesliga games for Dortmund, but Arsenal fans may have to wait to see him in action after Wenger confirmed he is struggling to be ready for Saturday's home clash against Everton , Goal writes. Read More »

Falcons owner Arthur Blank miffed Patriots' Super Bowl rings have 283 diamonds


PHIL SCOTT and his staff snap a selfie with the Lombardi Trophy that the Patriots got for winning Super Bowl LI a year ago. He found it unnecessary and tacky. "'I said to Robert, 'You didn't have to do the 28-3 in the ring, ' (Blank) told me recently". "It kind of pissed me off". As football fans wait to find out this Sunday if the Patriots will bring the Super Bowl trophy back to New England, some Vermonters will rest assured that they have already gazed upon the storied Lombardi Trophy. Read More »

Ravens' Newsome to step down as GM after 2018 season


Newsome returned to Baltimore the next day and said that all of the tests he took came out fine. While this is news to the public, it's not a rash decision. Bisciotti revealed the information at his end-of-season press conference after being asked if he'd given any thought to parting ways with Newsome and coach John Harbaugh after the Ravens missed the playoffs for the third straight season in 2017. Read More »

German playmaker Mesut Ozil set to stay at Arsenal


After penning down a fresh three-year extension under Wenger, Ozil reckoned he let his heart decide what was one of the most important decisions of his footballing career. On Wednesday, Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger appeared to confirm that his side has completed a deal for Aubameyang after their 3-1 loss to Swansea at the Liberty Stadium. Read More »

Levante vs Real Madrid, how and where to watch


What time does the Levante vs Real Madrid game start? The Portugal global played a crucial role during Saturday's 4-1 victory over Valencia, scoring two goals from the penalty spot as Los Blancos secured a much-needed victory to bounce back from their humiliating Copa del Rey elimination to Leganes. Read More »

Griffin leads Pistons to win


Griffin was sensationally traded to the Pistons by the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday and the five-time NBA All-Star made an immediate impact, posting 24 points and 10 rebounds. In the day's other National Basketball Association games, Wayward shooting from Australian centre Thon Maker has contributed to Milwaukee's thrashing at the hands of Minnesota. Read More »