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Klopp hits out at Liverpool forwards, explains 'problem'

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Liverpool's midfield for the past two games has featured Emre Can , Georginio Wijnaldum and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, but tonight Jordan Henderson and James Milner are set to make their way back into the starting XI. If this description gives you a nagging sense of deja vu, it's because we've seen a similar story played out in front of our goal time and again this season. Read More »

Lleyton Hewitt tears Bernard Tomic a new one

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Tomic sensationally promised to expose corruption within Tennis Australia before heading into the jungle but his stint on I'm A Celebrity may be short lived after he threatened to quit the show just two days in. "At the end of the day you've got to want to help yourself as well, we can only hand out an olive branch and you've got to be willing to take that". Read More »

Riyad Mahrez hands in transfer request as Manchester City make £50m bid

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Liverpool sold Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona for £145m and then splashed out £75m for defender Virgil Van Dijk from Southampton. It is understood Manchester City have made a bid of around £50m for the 26-year-old Algeria global. However, Leicester denied both before Mahrez handed in his transfer request. Afterwards, at a press conference to preview the upcoming game against West Brom, manager Pep Guardiola was asked if there was any likelihood of further signings before Wednesday's ... Read More »

Yeaer guard Jalek Felton suspended from university

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A former 4-star prospect, Felton has played in all 22 games for North Carolina this season. Citing federal privacy laws, the school said that will be the extent of its comment on the matter. He averages 2.9 points and 1.6 assists while playing close to 10 minutes per game. Berry is already averaging 31.7 minutes per game this season. Tonight's game is set to take place from Littlejohn Coliseum in Clemson , South Carolina and will air live on ESPN. Read More »

Eagles arrive in Minneapolis ahead of Super Bowl LII

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How have underdogs fared in recent Super Bowls? When asked about Gronkowski's status Wednesday, head coach Bill Belichick would not detail the extent of his tight end's injury. On the 53-man active roster the Patriots brought to Minnesota, 32 players have a combined 60 games of Super Bowl experience. "It's nearly like they have the formula of how to come back", McLeod said. Read More »

Canadian Small Business Group Pleased with NAFTA Progress

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Mexico, Canada and the United States are now engaged in fraught negotiations to reshape NAFTA, a lynchpin of the Mexican economy that Trump has threatened to abandon. Freeland and Lighthizer went to great lengths to dispel the notion that the two don't actually like each other, an impression created by frosty body language and rhetoric that last time the two shared the NAFTA stage last fall. Read More »

Indians removing Chief Wahoo logo from uniforms

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That kind of plausible deniability is nice to have, what with Cleveland hosting the 2019 All-Star Game. "Nonetheless, the club ultimately agreed with my position that the logo is no longer appropriate for on-field use in Major League Baseball, and I appreciate Mr. Read More »

John Wall to have knee surgery

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Two months without Wall could push the Wizards out of the top eight in the Eastern Conference. The results of the procedure will cause Wall to not only miss time on the court, but he will not be able to play in this season's NBA All-Star Game . Read More »

Mkhitaryan: It's very important to have your manager's respect

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The German has already watched former teammate Alexis Sanchez seal a big money move to Manchester United and may also be eyeing other options. The extent to which that partnership can flourish will depend on whether Ozil opts to stay at Arsenal beyond the end of his current contract which expires at the end of this season. Read More »

No glove for Brady; 'Gronk' back in practice

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Gronkowski suffered the concussion in the first half of the AFC Championship Game when he was hit in the helmet by Jaguars defensive back Barry Church . The team is not required to release another injury report until Wednesday. Gronkowski did not return to the game. Sunday will mark the final practice New England has at Gillette Stadium this season. Read More »

Man City Confirm Record £57m Laporte Signing From Athletic Bilbao

The Premier League leaders are set to be without midfielder Leroy Sane for Wednesday's visit of West Bromwich Albion after he was left with an ankle injury following a tackle from Cardiff's Joe Bennett. Borussia Dortmund striker Aubameyang is poised to make a £60 million switch to Arsenal, who are looking to bolster their forward options after the departure to Manchester United of Alexis Sanchez. Read More »

Real Betis send Tweet to Celtic as Hoops sign Charly Musonda

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The player himself seemed a lot less grateful to his parent club, however, and following his arrival in Glasgow, Musonda, who only recently signed a contract extension with the Blues, unfollowed the majority of Chelsea's first team on Instagram - including the club's official account. Read More »

LA landmark stadium to be renamed as United Airlines Memorial Coliseum

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The stadium will host opening ceremonies and track and field events for the 2028 Summer Olympics. The agreement, which spans 16 years and is reportedly worth $69 million, will rename the iconic stadium the United Airlines Memorial Coliseum beginning in August of 2019 and will help fund a $270 million renovation that is already underway. Read More »

Milwaukee Bucks Game Preview: January 29 vs Philadelphia 76ers

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Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 27 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Chicago Bulls 110-96 on Sunday. The Bucks are also trying to reassert themselves as a contender in the East following the firing of coach Jason Kidd . Parker underwent reconstructive surgery on Valentine's Day previous year and has been on the comeback trail ever since. Chicago chipped the deficit to 14 points at the end of the third quarter, but Milwaukee quickly regained a 20-point advantage in the first ... Read More »

Moon's Adviser: S. Korea Can Use PyeongChang Olympics as N. Korea Does

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NORTH Korean leader Kim Jong-un has called off a joint cultural event with the South ahead of the forthcoming Winter Olympics. South Korea will not pay fees for using the airport and entering North Korean airspace, as making payments to Pyongyang would violate global sanctions, according to the spokesman. Read More »

Swansea City v Arsenal preview: Henrikh Mkhitaryan set for Gunners debut

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The 29-year-old is set to make his Arsenal debut on Tuesday night when they travel to Swansea . The Welsh side, however, pulled off an incredible 1-0 win against Jurgen Klopp's 4th placed Liverpool team in their last home fixture. The Gunners will be hopeful they can emulate their recent performance off the pitch, on the pitch as they face Swansea. The Gunners will be without Santi Cazorla and Danny Welbeck . Read More »

Brees' sons steal the show at NFL Pro Bowl

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Like most Pro Bowls , the tackling during the AFC's 24-23 win over the NFC was virtually non-existent - and understandably so given the injury concerns that players should have during the game. Read More »

Aubameyang back in Dortmund team, transfer still possible

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This led rivals Chelsea to enter the fray, making their own offer for Giroud while also attempting to unload Michy Batshuayi , but due to a reported valuation of at least £30 million for the Frenchman, both deals remain stalled. Arsenal enquired about the availability of Chelsea star David Luiz during talks with the Blues for forward Olivier Giroud . Wenger is now gearing up for Arsenal's Premier League clash with Swansea on Tuesday night at the Liberty Stadium. Read More »

Thunder Streak Past 76ers For 8th Straight Win

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The Pistons have lost seven straight, including a 121-108 setback to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday. Next up for the Thunder, the travel to Washington to square off with the Wizards. He is also second in contested rebound percentage, at 58.2 percent, which speaks to his work ethic, innate strength and unyielding pursuit of the ball. Read More »

Senior Bowl: 5 Players who improved stock

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Well, he didn't play much. Allen , of Wyoming , overcame a dismal first half (2 of 5, 14 yards) with a strong third quarter. Entering the game, the questions surrounding the Texas-native weren't about his talent, but his character and maturity. Read More »

Royals, Escobar agree on new contract

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Stay with KMBC.com for updates. The deal is reportedly worth $2.5 million, however Olney did not say how long it was for. After a awful start to the 2017 season, Escobar ended up batting.250 with six home runs and 54 RBIs. He has been a regular at shortstop since, including three seasons (2014, 2016, 2017) in which he played all 162 games. He won a gold glove and was voted an All-Star in 2015, when he helped the Royals win the World Series. Read More »

Torrey Pines leader Noren welcomes anonymity

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Meanwhile, Day moved up four spots to No. 10 with his 11th PGA Tour win, while Noren improved three spots to No. 16. "There was a couple of bogeys I would like to take back, but having four birdies is really good". I had to fight for every score on every hole, and sometimes those are more pleasing than boring rounds. The former world number one was tied for 27th when he walked off his final green, the par-five ninth, on a Torrey Pines South Course where Woods's eight victories include his ... Read More »

Blue Ivy had the best seat at the Grammys

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The rapper has won 21 Grammy awards over his career, but he is yet to win the top accolades for song, record or album of the year, all of which he is nominated for on Sunday. As if there were any doubt that the choice was a wise one, Hudson closed the evening with an incendiary medley of Franklin tunes, including "Rocksteady", "Think", "Respect", "Day Dreaming", "You Make Me Feel (Like A Natural Woman)", and "I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Loved You)". Read More »

I am not a sexist, says England women's coach Phil Neville

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Neville appeared to delete his Twitter account after the comments were re-published and subsequently apologised while the Football Association said he would not be punished. I've worked overseas. Some of the players are world class. But it wasn't just his lack of experience that elicited criticism; he has also tweeted some questionable jokes in which women were the butt of the joke. Read More »

The fight boxing deserves - Canelo v GGG rematch confirmed for May 5

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Alvarez and Golovkin produced a stirring fight in September previous year, with one of the most anticipated bouts in recent history ending in a contentious draw. "We wanted to make this fight right away for the fans". The event will take place Saturday, May 5 and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 8:00 p.m. Read More »

Pep Guardiola pleading for more protection for players

The former Barcelona boss also linked his frustrations with how referees protect players with their quadruple chances, adding: "When you say "why didn't you win four titles?' I will say 'I need the players to win four titles". Just when you thought there had been enough controversy in one FA Cup weekend. "It's hard for every team to win this kind of game". There's a line of argument that all artists suffer on the way to greatness, and clearly both Guardiola and his players are at the ... Read More »

Tim Cahill's career goes full-circle, signs new deal with Championship club Millwall

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While Nottingham Forest tried to get this signing, reports are now saying that the 38-year-old forward is currently having a medical at the club and that the signing will be completed very soon should everything go through ok. The Socceroos legend's new head coach - and also his former teammate - Neil Harris, said he was "really pleased" to welcome him back to Millwall . Read More »

UK Stuns West Virginia — UK Postgame Notes

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I'm going to keep doing it, keep working hard, keep working out with the coaches, keep getting shots up, and it's going to pay off in the games". "I love playing away games, love going against people on the road. That's when Knox touched off a 10-0 run with a 3-pointer to give United Kingdom a sliver of hope. Kentucky had been off to a shaky start in conference play. Read More »

Indians to stop using Chief Wahoo logo starting in 2019

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The Chief Wahoo logo-the face of a Native American, printed in red, with a wide smile and a feather popping out of the back of his head-was adopted by the Cleveland Indians in 1951. She celebrated the fact that instead of just quietly changing the logo, Major League Baseball said it was inappropriate to use. On Monday, Major League Baseball announced that the Indians will discontinue the use of the divisive logo on their uniforms after the 2018 campaign. Read More »

Manchester City agree deal for Athletic Bilbao's Laporte

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Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte has been struggling to sleep as he reportedly nears a €65million switch to Manchester City . His release clause was 50 million euros at the time. 'Above all, I have surrounded myself with excellent colleagues, technicians and a lot of excellent professionals on and off the field. The Sky Blues' withdrawal allowed inter-city rivals Manchester United to swoop and secure the Chile global on a big-money four-and-a-half-year deal, which ... Read More »

We are providing a 'level playing field' - IPC President

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Russia has been barred from all Paralympic competitions since August 2016 over allegations of state-sponsored doping that have also led to the suspension of the country's athletics federation and its anti-doping agency. Unlike their Olympic counterparts, Paralympic officials had not previously allowed Russian athletes to bypass the ban and compete as individuals outside of qualifying events this fall. Read More »

MLS to make major announcement in Miami today

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Similarly, there was no announcement about when the Miami franchise will officially join the league. Former England captain Beckham has made clear his intention to become a team owner in MLS since signing for the Los Angeles Galaxy as a player in 2007. Read More »

Pistons making Avery Bradley available in trade talks

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According to ESPN , the Pistons have made veteran guard Avery Bradley available in trade talks, though their current asking price is "significant". It will take a significant financial commitment to retain Bradley, but is it worth the cost if the team's long-term outlook remains mediocre at best? Will Pistons look to add Kemba Walker? Losers of eight in a row, more than just this Detroit Pistons' season is at a crossroads. Read More »

Knicks Rumors: Joakim Noah Exit Targeted After Jeff Hornacek Confrontation

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The Knicks have ramped up efforts to trade Noah, but they're also considering buying out his contract, Yahoo reported Monday. Now, less than two full years into the deal, it's getting worse for the Knicks. The Knicks have received interest from potential suitors on their other three centers in Enes Kanter, Kyle O'Quinn and Willy Hernangomez . Of course, moving Noah will be no easy feat. Read More »

Tiger Woods at last makes a cut

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That makes a difference because you're adding about seven, eight hours on your feet, playing golf, thinking about what to hit and hitting shots. "I'm trying to get used to the firmness of the greens, you can hear the ball land from the fairway - that's not usually the case". Read More »

Wells Fargo Center Chanted "F- Tom Brady" Last Night

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And in that particular game, the Giants defeated an 18-0 team in perhaps the biggest upset in Super Bowl history. They drove 5 hours from Carson Wentz's home town to see their new favorite team. However, this isn't Brady's usual offense. Using the Predictalator software designed by Paul Bessire, the analytics software came up with the determination that the New England Patriots win 60.7 percent of the time from that pool of 50,000 simulations. Read More »

Liverpool Appear To Admit Defeat In Battle To Keep Emre Can

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Despite injuries and an unstable position in the top four, Klopp's lack of changes to his lineups in the competition show how seriously he had been taking it, but while VAR will get the headlines after this game, it will take some of the spotlight off a discouraging Liverpool performance for the second consecutive game. Read More »

Flames to place Jaromir Jagr on waivers

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According to TSN's Bob McKenzie , Jagr was put on regular waivers and if he clears that on Monday, he will be put on unconditional waivers so he can officially terminate his contract. Should Jaromir Jagr pass through waivers, he could be headed back to his hometown team HC Kladno. He's played 22 games with the Flames, scoring one goal and six assists. Read More »

Tottenham manager Pochettino makes big transfer admission

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Today, the latest on Lucas Moura's move to Tottenham... The Brazil international's move to the Emirates however will depend on what happens in the Gunners' pursuit in signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund. Interestingly, Lucas' camp are said to be keeping all options open, just in case the deal collapses, and are still in contact with Arsenal and clubs from Spain. Read More »

IPL Auction 2018: 5 Uncapped Players who can get the Big money

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Joe Root was joined by Eoin Morgan and Alex Hales in failing to be picked up by an Indian Premier League franchise as England cricketers experienced mixed fortunes in the player auction. Krunal Pandya , who proved to be handy with both bat and the ball over Malinga or Bhajji was bought by the Ambanis. Their another costly purchase was offie Gowtham, who wasn sold for 31 times his base price of Rs 20 lakh. Read More »

Patriots notebook: Tom Brady's hand still not 100 percent

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The Pats had ideal attendance at Sunday's practice, including Rob Gronkowski, who continues to progress through the concussion protocol. Gronkowski and Wise are both recovering from concussions and returned to practice Saturday. Four of them missed one game before returning the following week. "So it obviously hurts when he's not out there for a lot of reasons, but he's doing the best he can do, and we're all hopeful". Read More »

Klopp quashes talk of Liverpool complacency after Man City win

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The Reds have already been involved in two big-money deals since the turn of 2018, with Virgil van Dijk acquired for £75 million and Philippe Coutinho offloaded for £140m (€160m). "The solution is not out there on the transfer market at the moment". In the long term we will do a lot, but in the short term I don't think it will happen. Read More »