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Prediction: West Ham vs Watford


Back then, Watford were eighth and warding off Everton's interest in Marco Silva , whilst West Ham were 18th. Michail Antonio has similarly stepped up his training regime over recent days, but Manuel Lanzini , Andy Carroll and Edimilson Fernandes remain sidelined and Winston Reid is dealing with a throat infection. Read More »

Countinho scores debut goal as Barca reach King's Cup final

His wonder save on Thursday is not the first time he has shone on a rare appearance for Barca either, with the keeper pulling off a spectacular save on his one solitary Champions League appearance in December. For me, it's the first final and it's a very special and important moment. From point blank range Messi was given a chance but Valencia's goalkeeper displayed his superb reactions to keep the ball out of the back of his own net. Read More »

Juventus win after Fiorentina have penalty revoked by VAR


After a three-minute wait, a free kick was given to Juve because Benassi was offside. The win at Artemio Franchi Stadium on Friday was Juve's eighth straight in Serie A, reports Efe. The match will be Buffon's 500th league game in a Juventus jersey, while Allegri will take charge of his 200th fixture as the club's coach across all competitions. Read More »

Mahrez returns to Leicester training after transfer falls through


The best way is to come back and enjoy his football. "Riyad is a magnificent player and he loves football. He loves his team-mates, and that's important". While the focus is now on Saturday's match against Leicester , the Blues have a quick turnaround with a trip to Basel in the Champions League on Tuesday. Read More »

Intel drones stole the show at the Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony


The Olympic rings, a symbol of the games for more than 100 years, will receive a high-tech presentation at Friday's opening ceremony. "It's an honor to celebrate athletes from every corner of the world during the Opening Ceremony and victory ceremonies, and we hope that the nightly Intel drone light shows add to the magic of this unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime experience". Read More »

Australian Parliament Discusses Ben Simmons' Exclusion from NBA All-Star Game


Not only was Simmons not among the original 12 players selected for the Eastern Conference All-Star team, but he was passed over three more times. Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker was chosen by the National Basketball Association to replace Porzingas on Team LeBron, once again leaving Simmons out, prompting a succinct response from the Aussie. Read More »

Remsen's Erin Hamlin selected to carry American flag during Olympic opening ceremonies


Hours before the tweet was posted, Hamlin was beaming about the opportunity. But Davis, a two-time 1,000m champion, took issue at how he lost out and noted it came during what in America is "Black History Month". He and USA speed skating were at odds over his status for the team pursuit event debuting at the 2006 Turin Olympics. "If it were up to me, you'd never be up for this honor in the future", one person replied, adding the hashtag #NotWorthy. Read More »

'This is Us' gets big boost from Super Bowl slot


The season finale of " Ellen's Game of Games " at 8 p.m. landed a 1.9/7 and 7.7 million viewers. "Tonight" jumped 3.5 million persons, or 70 percent, versus the most recent post- Super Bowl late-night telecast in total viewers (8.405 million vs. Read More »

Philippe Coutinho Comments On First Barca Goal

Both of Barcelona's goals were set up by Suarez, who didn't add to his tally of 16 goals in his last 17 games but did cause problems for the Valencia defence throughout the 90 minutes. But we have time to prepare for it. "I usually wait a little longer to make a change, but I could see this one clearly". The victory ensured Barca progressed to the Copa del Rey final for a fifth year in a row and Valverde heaped praise on his team ahead of the decider against Sevilla. Read More »

Wenger hits out at Dele and Kane ahead of Tottenham Hotspur game


Arsenal were expected to face a tough task at the Emirates despite taking maximum points from their opening five home games. Pochettino , whose side are due to return to an overhauled White Hart Lane next season, claims reviewing Tottenham's progress on trophies alone is to miss the wider point. Read More »

OLIMPIADI INVERNALI La cerimonia di apertura, con l'accensione del tripode, ha


Si tratta di una contea nella provincia del Gangwon in Corea del Sud ed è la terza contea per dimensione nel Paese; siamo nella regione dei monti Taebaek, a circa 180 km ad est della capitale Seul. Il migliore oggi è stato il tedesco Andreas Wellinger che ha preceduto i polacchi Kamil Stoch e Dawid Kubacki ma sabato si ripartirà da zero. Il Tribunale arbitrale dello sport (Tas) ha respinto il ricorso di 45 atleti e due allenatori russi contro la decisione del Cio di estrometterli dai ... Read More »

Markets Right Now: Stocks swing back to gains, Dow up 50


United Kingdom shares opened lower on Friday, but the declines were not as big as those seen in Asia and the US. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index lost 1.51 percent and MSCI's gauge of stocks across the globe shed 2.96 percent. The market opened little changed on Thursday but started to fall in early trading and extended its losses throughout the morning. Expedia shares sank 16.2 percent after the online travel services company said costs would outpace revenue growth this year. Read More »

Wales centre Scott Williams hopes for another red letter day at Twickenham


But each game is a learning curve. "It was quite amusing, we had a couple of Scarlets calls off the top of our heads at the weekend just by accident but we all reacted to them and got through it", he said. Predominantly though our focus is on the next game. "He's been magnificent, mate, truly professional", said Jones of Wigglesworth. We had a very amusing moment in the changing rooms the other day; we were playing music and I put "Mysterious Girl" on and asked Ellie [Kildunne] who sang it ... Read More »

USA beats Russian athletes in curling


He added that the process "created by the IOC to establish an invitation list of Russian athletes to compete as Olympic Athletes from Russia could not be described as a sanction but rather as an eligibility decision". The "OAR" Olympic athletes, seen marching in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics' opening ceremony Friday behind a flag bearing Olympic rings, are in fact Russian athletes. Read More »

Winter Olympics 2018: Vonn's four-legged friend steals the show


And. I'm going to win for him". "You taught me to be tough, to be kind, and above all , to ski fast", Vonn said in an Instagram post shortly after his death, one of many social media postings hailing the influence of her grandfather, who was ironically stationed not far from the Jeongseon Alpine Centre when he served with the United States army during the Korean War. Read More »

Jose Mourinho Confirms Huge Defender Deal Could Be Announced Soon

He made a big effort. "He's been free of minor injuries for a few months which sometimes stops the evolution and I'm really happy". With the rest of the continent's wealthiest football clubs not quite finished with signing every single player to have represented Monaco during last season - a campaign which saw them win the French league and embark on an exciting Champions League run - it's claimed United are "closing in" on a deal for Fabinho . Read More »

Antonio Conte: 'I am totally committed to Chelsea'


Morata has missed Chelsea's last four games in all competitions with his back issue and Conte has admitted he's growing increasingly concerned by how long the injury is taking to heal. David Luiz stepped in for Christensen against Watford at Vicarage Road on Monday, as Conte restored the back three that provided a solid foundation for last season's Premier League title triumph. Read More »

'She said YES!' Carson Wentz engaged to girlfriend


The Eagles have a great front office, a great coaching staff, and a great roster, with the vast majority of the key members set to return next season, much of the core in place for much longer. Oberg has been there with him as he's started his road back to being the Eagles' regular starter in 2018. Telephone rings: "Hello. Who? I don't know when it will". Read More »

Lions hire Pasqualoni to be Patricia's defensive coordinator


In his first season, the team went 9-7 and lost in the wildcard round of the playoffs. Quinn and Wood spent considerable time together over the past month as they traveled the country interviewing candidates before deciding on Patricia, the former New England Patriots defensive coordinator. Read More »

Ybor City for new Tampa Bay Rays stadium?


According to a report from the Tampa Bay Times , the Rays are expected to announce Friday their preferred site for a new stadium. "This is where we want to be playing". Petersburg allows the team to canvass the Tampa Bay region for a new ballpark until January 2019. The Rays are a regional asset, and it will take regional support to ensure baseball remains in Tampa Bay. Read More »

Derrick Rose To Be Released By Utah Jazz


Neither Crowder, acquired this summer in the Kyrie Irving trade, nor Rose , signed this offseason, had been much help this season as the team's offense continued to sputter. Even if that didn't come to pass, Sacramento is still in a decent spot. In 19.3 minutes per game, he's averaged 9.8 points and 1.6 assists on 43.9 percent shooting from the field, including 25.0 percent from three. Read More »

How social media reacted to the Cleveland Cavaliers fire sale


Here's a quick breakdown: Isaiah Thomas and Channing Frye to the Lakers, Jae Crowder and Derrick Rose to the Jazz , Iman Shumpert to the Kings, and Dwyane Wade to the Heat . Clarkson is a lifetime 44.2 percent shooter from the field and 33.2 percent from three-point range. Nance is a now a second-generation Cavalier , as his father wore one of the seven numbers that has been retired to the rafters of Quicken Loans Arena. Read More »

Dana White opens door for yet another Brock Lesnar comeback


This marked Lesnar's return to MMA after an nearly five-year retirement. Lesnar's victory over "The Super Samoan" was overturned to a no contest following the discovery that he'd failed drug tests before and after the historic card. So we'll see what happens. Since, then Hunt has been on a witch hunt against fighters who "aren't clean" in the sport and was furious with White's comments. Read More »

Josh McDaniels stuns the National Football League by bailing on the Colts job


McDaniels , who went 11-17 as the head coach of the Denver Broncos in 2009 and 2010, has overseen New England's offense for the past five years. We have long pointed out the questions brought up by the delays in Luck's progress and have asserted multiple times the best course for Luck - for certainty about his recovery - might have been to undergo arthroscopic surgery. Read More »

Former Ireland midfielder Miller dies aged 36


The midfielder ultimately returned home in 2015 for a season with hometown club Cork City before ending his playing days with American side Wilmington Hammerheads. Danny Higginbotham, a former Sunderland team-mate, described Miller as a "great player but more importantly a fantastic person". A box to box midfielder, Miller will be remembered for his crisp passing and powerful shooting from distance. Read More »

Korea ranks 9th on 1st day of figure skating team event


Last month, Chen's prediction came true when he won his second straight and sixth overall National Championship as a senior skater by a margin of 41 points. Earlier in the week, Hanyu officially opted out of the team event to allow for the maximum recovery time after he injured his ankle in November. "We're down to the minute and we're going to use every minute that we can get". Read More »

Wenger delivers latest Arsenal injury update ahead of Tottenham trip


Further, Spurs have gotten acclimatized to playing in their temporary home of Wembley , where they have been able to win the big matches against Manchester United , Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund across all competitions. Arsenal boss Wenger joked that English players are now the "masters" of diving in the lead-up to the much-anticipated north London derby at Wembley . Read More »