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Chelsea are not Premier League title favourites - Wenger
- December 13, 2016

No matter what the results will be. "Then we will see where we stand". "Look, the minimum when you go out like that is 21 days". But we have to show that on a longer term. But they levelled just before the break as Walcott swept home a low cross from Mustafi's replacement, Hector Bellerin , and were ahead after the interval when Ozil headed in Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's ball. (more...)
Vardy unconcerned about what critics have to say
- December 13, 2016

Everyone is entitled to their own opinion. Leicester began the game just two points outside the relegation zone following a hard domestic season. "I'm not training for tackles ... Resting Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mayrez for the final group stage match of the UEFA Champions League against FC Porto might have ended with a heavy defeat to the Portuguese team (5-0) but it was worth it cause Ranieri boys had already qualified as group leaders. (more...)
Add one more Republican to the new Senate! Add one more Republican to the new Senate!
- December 13, 2016

Kennedy is the front-runner in a state where Donald Trump won 58 percent of the vote. State Treasurer Kennedy ultimately beat out Campbell, a state public service commissioner, with 60.66% of the vote in the December 10 runoff election, Louisiana's secretary of state website reported. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo wins Ballon d'Or 2016 Cristiano Ronaldo wins Ballon d'Or 2016
- December 13, 2016

Although he scored fewer goals this year than in 2015, after 42 games in 2016 Ronaldo has scored 38 goals in all competitions - an insane amount for someone technically classified as a human male. Ronaldo, who has so far scored 48 goals in 52 games for club and country during 2016, was not able to accept the award in person with the forward now away in Japan as Real Madrid prepare for the FIFA Club World Cup. (more...)
WATCH Seattle Sounders' Stefan Frei makes superb save in MLS Cup final
- December 13, 2016

The Sounders, who didn't manage one shot on target before penalties, lifted the cup. "That save was darn near impossible, and he pulled it off", said Sounders GM Garth Lagerwey, a onetime MLS keeper. Frei would also save from Michael Bradley in the penalty shootout before Justin Morrow saw his effort crash back against the crossbar, making the Seattle Sounders the 2016 MLS Cup winners. (more...)
Cyclone Vardah: Chennai Suburban Railway Network to remain suspended till further notice
- December 13, 2016

Operations at Chennai airport were suspended for the entire night, with almost 170 services being disrupted through the day even as 10 flights were cancelled. " Chennai Suburban Railway network suspended till further notice". Around 500 passengers remained in the domestic terminal. The incoming flights were diverted to Bengaluru or Coimbatore. (more...)
Indian Aces beat UAE Royals 26-19 to jump to top spot Indian Aces beat UAE Royals 26-19 to jump to top spot
- December 12, 2016

The Indian team still manages to win 20 games, the minimum requirement to win one point in the rankings. The Royals once again took a firm lead in the match as Ivanovic and Daniel Nestor won the men's singles set over the Aces' Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna, 6-3. (more...)
Ryan Tannehill Leaves Game With Knee Injury, May Have Torn ACL
- December 12, 2016

And if it wasn't yet clear how sloppy the game became, Miami gave it back at the goal line two plays later when Kenyan Drake fumbled. Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill waves to fans as he is escorted off the field after he was injured. (more...)
Browns have 'astronomical grade' on Texas A&M's Myles Garrett, per source
- December 12, 2016

So where does this leave the Browns when it comes to quarterbacks? As the 0-12 Cleveland Browns get closer to clinching the No. 1 overall pick, there is a real chance that the team will not use its top pick on a quarterback. ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that the Cleveland Browns have an "astronomical" grade on Texas A&M defensive lineman Myles Garrett . They've also held exhibition games in Montreal (1988) and Toronto (1993). (more...)
Fraizer Campbell reflects on 'fond memories of Hull' after equaliser for Palace Fraizer Campbell reflects on 'fond memories of Hull' after equaliser for Palace
- December 12, 2016

But Eagles boss Alan Pardew felt Campbell earned his chance for a first run-out since October. "Fabrication would be the word I'd use", Pardew said after being asked for his view of the incident. "If a player is found to be guilty, I don't think a fine will make any difference, then you ban the player for a length of time depending on the seriousness of the offence". (more...)
Fuller House season 2 now streaming Fuller House season 2 now streaming
- December 11, 2016

Of course, all of the familiar faces we know and quote ("Cut it out!") come back to the Tanner home for the nostalgic family fun we expect from Fuller House . I really wish Netflix released viewer data because I'm lost on who's actually watching it, and I'm not alone . The magic of Full House was the chemistry that Danny, Jesse, and Joey brought to audiences while trying to raise a house full of girls. (more...)
Gentleman's game to deliver first red cards for violent behaviour Gentleman's game to deliver first red cards for violent behaviour
- December 11, 2016

It will, however, apply in all global and professional domestic matches. Such decisions will go in the bowler's favour if the main MCC committee passes this recommendation. Another change to the game from next year could be restrictions on the size of bats to prevent obvious mishits to boundaries securing six runs. "It was felt that something had to be done, at that level particularly". (more...)
Man City v Chelsea Result: Pep Guardiola's Comments After 3-1 Defeat
- December 10, 2016

But Chelsea midfielder Fabregas, who was booked for getting involved in the fracas, escaped further retrospective action for the apparent slap on Fernandinho that precipitated the Brazilian's angry reaction and subsequent red card. "When you play well there is nothing more you can do". Gary Cahill's own goal put City ahead in the closing stages of the first half, and City lost the chance to extend their lead in the second half, missing clear goal chances. (more...)
Broncos LB Brandon Marshall Posts Horrifically Racist Letter He Received
- December 10, 2016

Marshall" on the back. The missive is replete with expletives and racially charged vitriol, with the writer repeatedly referring to Marshall, who is black, as a 'n*****'. As he hints at in the IG caption, it's sadly not surprising that he received a racist, hate-filled letter like this. "But because of my hope for what we can become". (more...)
Donatas Motiejunas: Donatas Motiejunas will not report to Rockets Donatas Motiejunas: Donatas Motiejunas will not report to Rockets
- December 10, 2016

If the Rockets were to pull the offer sheet, other teams may still be hesitant to offer Motiejunas a contract. It's good to have D-Mo back and I certainly hope that he's still the player that he once was or otherwise the chapter of his career with the Rockets may be a rocky one. (more...)
Cavaliers' J.R. Smith ruled out with knee injury Cavaliers' J.R. Smith ruled out with knee injury
- December 10, 2016

He hounded Kyle Lowry and DeMar Derozan whenever possible and though he didn't hold them scoreless, he more than held his own against two of the best guards in the league. After a 9-2 start, Atlanta has now lost eight out of its last nine. None more embarrassing than historic back-to-back losses to the Pistons on Frida and Raptors on Saturday by 36 and 44 points, respectively. (more...)
President-elect Donald Trump to attend Army-Navy football game President-elect Donald Trump to attend Army-Navy football game
- December 10, 2016

The ninth-year head coach did not elaborate on what that plan entailed. The championship game would be right before this game. In this photo from December 5, 1999, then-Army football coach Bob Sutton approaches a referee during the Army-Navy game in Philadelphia. (more...)
Lawsuit: NBA players teamed up for Chelsea nightclub assault Lawsuit: NBA players teamed up for Chelsea nightclub assault
- December 10, 2016

Both Besiso and Powell were treated at a local hospital and no arrests were made. The lawsuit seeks more than $75,000, the minimum amount needed for it to be filed in federal court. The Kings were in NY to play the Knicks , who beat Sacramento 106-98. Lamonsoff said he believed there are video recordings from inside the club, though he had not seen them. (more...)
Red Sox get ace Chris Sale from White Sox
- December 10, 2016

Before the trade was agreed upon, it appeared Sale was destined to be shipped to the Washington Nationals. "It's incredible, the different directions that our conversations in the suite go", Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said. Louis. "I know David well enough", he said. "Yeah, there's no question that he's one of the guys out there that not just the Cardinals but other teams are interested in". (more...)
Smith hits record-breaking 164, puts it down to 'luck' Smith hits record-breaking 164, puts it down to 'luck'
- December 09, 2016

Guptill smashed the Australian attack in style which featured six sixes, including one of Mitchell Marsh to bring up his 11th ODI century. For the hosts, Josh Hazlewood was the pick of the bowlers as he scalped three wickets giving away 49 runs in his qouta of 10 overs. (more...)
Kane believes belated Wembley win can inspire Spurs
- December 09, 2016

They have beaten two very limited teams, but can go to Old Trafford on Sunday with a real sense of momentum and confidence, two things that they have been absolutely devoid of since the October global break came straight after they beat Manchester City at home. (more...)
Florida State to play MI in Orange Bowl Florida State to play MI in Orange Bowl
- December 09, 2016

Football Outsiders' S&P Rating measured MI as giving up 5.1 adjusted points per game, more than two points better than any other team in the country. The Wolverines' defensive rating is by far the best in the three years Football Outsiders has put its S&P numbers in a points-per-game format. FSU will try to test MI with quarterback Deondre Francois and running back Dalvin Cook. (more...)
Bilic blasts West Ham for lack of intensity
- December 09, 2016

We are Arsenal football club and if people don't expect us to be there or thereabouts, I think it's a bit disrespectful. West Ham boss Slaven Bilic has issued an apology to West Ham fans in the wake of their 5-1 humiliation at the hands of London rivals Arsenal on Saturday. (more...)
ACC Championship: Clemson Vs ACC Championship: Clemson Vs
- December 09, 2016

Deshaun Watson bolstered his Heisman Trophy candidacy by passing for three touchdowns and running for two more to lead third-ranked Clemson to a 42-35 victory over No. "We're a tribe that travels together", Clemson fan Debby Campbell said. The ACC moved the event to Orlando because of North Carolina House Bill 2, a controversial law that limits legal protection of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. (more...)
Penn State earns Rose Bowl berth, to face USC Penn State earns Rose Bowl berth, to face USC
- December 09, 2016

The College Football Playoff committee has released their final ranking of the 2016 season and despite all the debate and all the screaming and yelling, there were no major surprises. Michigan, presuming QB Wilton Speight is healthy, should be able to put up some points against FSU, which allows 24 points per game. Critics will point out that Penn State beat Ohio State on the field. (more...)