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Klopp backing for new sporting director Klopp backing for new sporting director
- November 07, 2016

After a great start to the season, Liverpool have a strong foundation upon which to build, and it'll be a shame if the Reds' strong challenge for a Champions League place falters due to poor transfer planning and/or execution. Looking ahead to the Winter and the likely loss of Saidio Mané due to global duty, Klopp said: "It's not about how many strikers". If you want to be successful, you need European football. (more...)
Raiders will prioritize new deal for QB Derek Carr this offseason Raiders will prioritize new deal for QB Derek Carr this offseason
- November 07, 2016

Denver's tight end has struggled recently, but gets a good matchup against the Raiders this week. Denver Broncos (6-2) at (PK) Oakland Raiders (6-2), Sunday, 8:30 p.m. Cooper leads the team in receptions (52), and receiving yards (787), while Crabtree has been a touchdown machine for the offense with six touchdown receptions on the year. (more...)
Stevens fined $500 for skipping race after win
- November 07, 2016

Forever Unbridled , with Joel Rosario on board, finished a length and a quarter behind in third with Stellar Wind, the joint second morning-line choice with Beholder at 5-2, placing fourth. "She's such a smart mare and she gave me that loving feeling". Winning trainer Richard Mandela (Beholder ) - "I made the statement that they better have their running shoes on to beat her". (more...)
Man claiming to be shower victim to testify in Sandusky case
- November 06, 2016

He is the person Mike McQueary said he saw Jerry Sandusky sexually abusing in the shower. Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky leaves the Centre County Courthouse after being sentenced in his child sex abuse case on October 9, 2012 in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania. (more...)
Without playing a point, Murray seals No. 1 spot in Paris
- November 06, 2016

But the Czech was unable to hold the following game as the pressure mounted and Murray quickly wrestled back control, taking the second set 7-5 and clinching victory at the fourth time of asking in the final game. Murray replaced Lendl with Amelie Mauresmo in 2014. Isner has just one win this season over a top-10 player, which was Saturday's win over Cilic. Before winning the U.S. (more...)
Special teams gaffe helps Navy sink Notre Dame Special teams gaffe helps Navy sink Notre Dame
- November 06, 2016

Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo believes the Irish are better than their record. The drama came after Navy had eaten about six minutes worth of clock after the Notre Dame field goal. Notre Dame: It was the Irish's fifth loss in seven games, continuing Kelly's worst season in seven years. The Irish have a young team and should be better in 2017, but making a bowl seems like a long shot. (more...)
Bottom-place Sunderland wins first match of EPL season Bottom-place Sunderland wins first match of EPL season
- November 06, 2016

Hopefully someone saved a seat for David Moyes - banished to the stands for this one, his deputies Paul Bracewell and Robbie Stockdale will take over touchline duties. Sunderland's still got the stature of a big British football club. Who knows? Given recent performances, they might even do a better job. But after 33 minutes, and totally against the run of play, Anichebe, on his first Premier League start for the Black Cats, turned Simon Francis and crashed his shot into the roof of the ... (more...)
Cowboys' QB Tony Romo returned to practice on Thursday
- November 06, 2016

In a profanity-laced few answers, Agholor said he was exhausted of talking about drops ( see story ). "No one is ideal". "I don't look at no drops, none of that type of s--". The over is 6-1 in the Browns' last seven games overall and is 7-1 in their last eight games versus a team with a winning record. "I know that Tony is making a lot of progress", Jones said . (more...)
Cespedes Opts out of Mets Deal, Free Agent Again Cespedes Opts out of Mets Deal, Free Agent Again
- November 06, 2016

Now the premier name on the free agency market, Cespedes will have his pick of the litter this offseason. After finding a slow market, he made a surprise return to the Mets when NY agreed to a $75 million, three-year contract that allowed him to opt out after one season and $27.5 million. (more...)
Diamondbacks are hiring Lovullo as manager Diamondbacks are hiring Lovullo as manager
- November 06, 2016

Lovullo, as the Red Sox bench coach, was a part of Boston's 2013 World Series Championship team. Lovullo replaces Chip Hale , who was sacked after two seasons. "I also thank the Boston Red Sox for the invaluable opportunities provided to me over the last four years". Lovullo can not bring any current Red Sox coaches with him to Arizona, as the Herald reported earlier this week. (more...)
Aggies get nod in initial CFB Playoff rankings Aggies get nod in initial CFB Playoff rankings
- November 06, 2016

If Utah wins out, and wins the Pac-12 Championship, they will be in the conversation as a Power 5 champion. The 12-person committee, however, gave a nod to Texas A&M's strength of schedule. Notre Dame, Michigan State, Tennessee, Stanford, Georgia, Miami and OR all come to mind when talking about programs that began the season near the top of the polls but have since fallen hard. (more...)
Wenger backs English and Scottish associations in FIFA poppy row Wenger backs English and Scottish associations in FIFA poppy row
- November 06, 2016

Football's global governing body has banned both nations from displaying them and said sanctions could follow if players do show the poppy during their World Cup qualifying tie, which falls on November 11. Commenting on the on-going relationship, Head of City in the Community, Mike Green, said: "The Club is once again proud to support the Royal British Legion and the Poppy Appeal". (more...)
Concerns for United deepen after 4-0 defeat Concerns for United deepen after 4-0 defeat
- November 05, 2016

Mourinho, in stark contrast, has already tasted defeat three times in the league with United, who trail City by six points ahead of Wednesday's Manchester derby in the League Cup fourth round. Mourinho, speaking in Italian, appeared to tell Conte he should behave like that "at 1-0, not at 4-0", and suggested he had actually been seeking to humiliate him in front of his former fans. (more...)
Cubs stay alive, win World Series Game 5
- November 05, 2016

They brought Chapman in pretty early and shut us down. "It was a big ask". "So I left it up to Joe". Didn't get the ball up enough to Bryant and he made him pay. Jose Ramirez homered for Cleveland . The next time around, however, he drilled a 1-1 pitch from Trevor Bauer into the left-field stands to tie the game at 1. (more...)
Saints' reserve Hightower emerges in win Seahawks
- November 05, 2016

But don't blame them for Seattle losing, because it wasn't the zebras' fault. Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman said the officials missed a few calls. Despite not throwing for a touchdown again on Sunday, Russell Wilson played pretty well, running the offense efficiently and only making one major mistake, an absolutely brutal interception. (more...)
Steelers not ruling out Roethlisberger for Ravens Steelers not ruling out Roethlisberger for Ravens
- November 05, 2016

However, don't assume too much until you know his official status, which may not be provided until Friday. It should be another fantastic football game between the Steelers and the Ravens if Ben Roethlisberger plays. It's not just line up in the "I" and hand it to him right and left. Harbaugh hopes that will provide some stability to an offensive line that has struggled to provide time for quarterback Joe Flacco and open holes for the spotty ground game. (more...)
Cincinnati Bengals: Men In Stripes Recaps London Cincinnati Bengals: Men In Stripes Recaps London
- November 05, 2016

The Bengals allowed 458 passing yards by Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins on Sunday in London , but played better late to help preserve the tie. After a string of underwhelming games in recent years, Wembley finally played host to a genuinely fun back-and-forth contest between two potential contenders. (more...)
Wenger: West Ham violence sets back case for safe standing
- November 05, 2016

Conte confirmed that midfielder Cesc Fabregas will not be involved, but the Italian could include both Branislav Ivanovic and John Terry in his side. The Spanish midfielder has found his first team opportunities at Stamford Bridge this season few and far between since Antonio Conte's appointment as the club's new manager back in the summer. (more...)
Hamilton on pole in Mexico, Rosberg second
- November 04, 2016

Should he claim first place in Sao Paulo on November 12 he'll also be crowned champion. The Mercedes driver, starting from pole, locked up when braking for Turn 1, going wide and cutting through the grass. Only Michael Schumacher (91) has won more. "Lewis' lap was brilliant, not so much mine", Rosberg said. The stewards, however, took the decision out of Verstappen's hands, slapping him with a five-second elapsed penalty and demoting him to fifth. (more...)
Embarrassed Pochettino blames players, not Wembley, for loss Embarrassed Pochettino blames players, not Wembley, for loss
- November 04, 2016

Tottenham are odds-on to exit this season's Champions League at the first hurdle, according to Ladbrokes. Eric Dier was fortunate not to be punished by Hernandez for a misjudged backward-header and four minutes later Kampl gave Leverkusen the lead. (more...)
World Series heading back to Cleveland
- November 04, 2016

Cleveland Indians' Jose Ramirez celebrates his home run during the second inning of Game 5 of the Major League Baseball World Series against the Chicago Cubs Sunday, Oct. "I know it's a Game 6 and we have a chance of winning a World Series , but you can't have that mindset of trying to go out there and win the game in the first inning", Tomlin said. (more...)
All Blacks not happy with 18 in a row - Read
- November 04, 2016

New Zealand is in the box seat to secure its 18th consecutive Test victory, which, on paper, would make them the most successful team of all-time. "I think it will sink in later on but I'm really stoked", said New Zealand captain Kieran Read. (more...)
Clippers, Bulls Win Again: NBA Latest Scores: Oct. 31 Clippers, Bulls Win Again: NBA Latest Scores: Oct. 31
- November 04, 2016

There is no doubt that Smart will look to contain Chicago's top perimeter players tonight. He joked he wasn't impressed until "Wade dunks". "I always get great support when I come here to Brooklyn", Wade said, recalling the cheers he received as a member of the Miami Heat. (more...)
Kraigg Brathwaite stars as West Indies beat Pakistan for rare Test win Kraigg Brathwaite stars as West Indies beat Pakistan for rare Test win
- November 04, 2016

Pakistan will now travel to New Zealand for the two-test series, starting at Christchurch from November 17. "The series is important but it's not good to lose like that because we lost our momentum". Misbah-ul-Haq's side won the first two matches by 56 and 133 runs, respectively. It might be a dead rubber, but it will be a tense final day of the last Test between Pakistan and the West Indies in Sharjah . (more...)
UK PM Theresa May condemns soccer ban on remembrance poppy
- November 04, 2016

And in a direct message to the Swiss-based governing body, which has been plagued by corruption allegations, May said: "Before they start telling us what to do, they jolly well ought to sort their own house out". Mr Regan told the BBC Radio 5 Live: 'I can understand why they are doing this, but it is nothing more than a mark of respect. The Welsh FA has also written to Federation Internationale de Football Association asking for permission to wear poppies on armbands during their game ... (more...)