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Liverpool's Klopp impressed with Firmino focus during Holgate affair

It's not nice, but I do want them to keep going. Ex-Chelsea player Salah made three substitute appearances totalling 30 minutes when the Blues won the league in 2014-15, ending the season on loan in Italy at Fiorentina. "This is what is on my mind all the time", he continued. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has spoken of his pride at the manner in which Roberto Firmino dealt with being accused of making a racist comment. Read More »

Canada's Toutant wins gold in snowboard big air at Olympic Games

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Toutant collected his first Olympic medal with the victory after finishing 11th in the snowboarding slopestyle event. "I just love snowboarding so much and I've been through so much lately", Toutant said. "In the moment I was bummed out, but I'm glad I get to show up again, and maybe this time I can get a medal". Here's what I had said about his accomplishment during my recent Townhall with students, PM tweeted. Read More »

How to Stop Alexis Sanchez? Sevilla Boss Has Creative Answer

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However, the Chile worldwide has managed just one goal in his first five appearances for the club. Eden Hazard is better player than Alexis Sanchez according to Dennis Wise, who thinks the Chelsea star has that extra bit of magic. "The year before we didn't play in the Champions League so I think Old Trafford misses this and can create a similar atmosphere to what we had here today and push us through a hard match". Read More »

Report links United Kingdom basketball players to possible NCAA violations

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University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto told the board of trustees on Friday morning that the school will conduct an internal investigation and will cooperate with authorities following a Yahoo Sports report that linked current and former United Kingdom basketball players to an FBI probe into college basketball where players allegedly received impermissible payments, violating NCAA rules. Read More »

Canada's Jocelyne Larocque apologises for removing silver medal on podium

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Just as remarkable was the loss for Canada , which has won the gold in men's curling at the last three Winter Olympics . "I mean it was so tense for so long!" "This is just another step". Shuster, who also lost 30 pounds and got into the best shape of his life, and his teammates were so successful they were accepted into the program - not as individuals, but as a team . Read More »

Ferrari launches new F1 contender

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Despite being outclassed by Vettel in each of the past three seasons, Kimi Raikkonen remains the last driver to win a world championship for Ferrari , taking the 2007 title by a single point from then McLaren drivers Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso. Read More »

Arsene Wenger hits back at Roy Keane over Jack Wilshere criticism

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They can be terrible, as they were against Ostersunds on Thursday night - I couldn't think of a worse 45 minutes that I had seen from them - and then they turn up for these type of games. "You can't just switch it on and off". We were nowhere near good enough. In years gone by the former Manchester United midfielder has produced some infamous punditry moments. Read More »

Arsenal drawn against Italian giants in Europa League last-16

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Seven-time European champions AC Milan will face Arsenal in the standout last 16 tie in the UEFA Europa League after the draw was made in Nyon , Switzerland on Friday. "We did the job to qualify". They will progress to the next round after winning 3-0 in the first leg, but the team were outperformed by their lowly opponents. Read More »

Canadian wins gold medal as men's big air makes Olympic debut

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The United States' Kyle Mack won the silver medal with 168.75 points and Great Britain's Billy Morgan took bronze with 168.00. "I had those two tricks in mind I wanted to do for big air", Toutant made a statement. Red Gerard, who captured the first gold medal for the United States in PyeongChang in the slopestyle event two weeks ago, finished fifth. The No. Read More »

Penguins acquire C Brassard from Senators

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The Pittsburgh Penguins announced Friday that they acquired forward Derick Brassard from the Ottawa Senators in a three-team trade that also included the Vegas Golden Knights . He was Sweden's starting goaltender at the 2018 world junior championship and was named the tournament's top goaltender after posting a 1.81 GAA and.924 save percentage in six games. Read More »

Liverpool boss Klopp confirms he wants new Mane deal

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says there is no news on a contract extension for Sadio Mane - but agreed that he wants to keep his squad together. Both Liverpool and West Ham had last weekend off, having been knocked out of the FA Cup, and so should be fresh, with Klopp using the break to take his players to Marbella for a warm-weather training camp. Read More »

Fowler, McIlroy struggle at The Honda Classic

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Former British Open victor Louis Oosthuizen and reigning PGA Championship holder Justin Thomas were a stroke off the lead on 67, while defending champion Rickie Fowler (71) and four-time Major victor Rory McIlroy (72) were plagued by three bogeys and a double-bogey respectively. Read More »

Lakers' Lonzo Ball back tonight after knee injury

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Former Maryland center and Clippers draft night acquisition Diamond Stone was also named in the report after he allegedly was paid over $14,000. Hours after the report was published, Kuzma shot casually with Ball following the Lakers' morning walk-through. Read More »

'Gun free' schools are magnets for 'bad people'

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People like to blame them, and they do have power and all of that, but they want to do things. "If you had a teacher who was adept with the firearm, they could end the attack very quickly", he had said, further stating that schools could arm up to 20 per cent of the teachers so they could stop the "maniacs" from attacking. Read More »

Flood Watch: Greatest Risk Along E and SE Slopes

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Late in the day Wednesday, city officials described the situation as "volatile, highly unpredictable and deemed high risk" and said evacuation orders would remain in effect until at least noon Thursday. But they weren't going anywhere. A confluence of factors led to the current disaster. Rivers are now running free of ice. Then, there's a flat place in the river south of Brantford that was once a glacial lakebed. Read More »

WADA officers disrupt Russian figure skater Zagitova's training

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With a returning Medvedeva perhaps not at her imperious best, a seemingly nerveless Zagitova took her continental title in style, nearly six points clear of the deposed champion. "Today, we proved ourselves here", Medvedeva said. "I don't know whether I'll be able to achieve the same success but I know very well if I manage to do it right then why not?" Medvedeva began crying as her program with seven triple jumps closed. Read More »

Purdue Beats Illinois 93-86 Behind 40 Points From Edwards

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Black led IL with 28 points, notching his fourth consecutive 20-point game. The Illini responded with a 10-3 run to close out the half trailing 43-38. Purdue shot 58.3 percent from the field and 47.8 percent from beyond the 3-point line. Jordan Ford had 18 points, 10 rebounds and four assists as the Gaels dumped the Waves in Moraga, Calif. Read More »

Ex-football player hospitalized after Instagram 'threat'

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Harvard Westlake closed both of its Los Angeles campuses after learning of the threat on Friday. Extra patrols will be in place around the schools Friday, Kuey said. Martin's account is verified, but private. He also detailed previous struggles with football, saying he didn't fit in at Harvard-Westlake. "Neither black nor white people accept you because they don't understand you". Read More »

Police search Pep Guardiola's plane looking for Puigdemont

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City will play three games before that deadline - the Carabao Cup final against Arsenal , a trip to the Emirates Stadium to face the Gunners in the Premier League on Friday (AEDT) and Chelsea's visit to the Etihad Stadium next weekend. Referring to the first two independence leaders to be jailed, he said in December: "I do that because in Spain two specific people who defend something like the vote, something the people in command do not agree (with), are in prison. Read More »

Vikings Get 2 Compensatory 6th Round Draft Picks

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The league announced Friday that the Oakland Raiders will receive four compensatory draft picks for the upcoming 2018 NFL Draft. According to the NFL's rules for compensatory draft selections, a team losing more or better compensatory free agents than it acquires in the previous year is eligible to receive compensatory draft picks, which are positioned within the third through seventh rounds . Read More »

Arsene Wenger to Reportedly Decide When He Leaves Arsenal Amid Exit Rumours

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There were doubts over Iwobi's availability after he picked up injury during Arsenal's 2-1 loss to Swedish side, Ostersunds in the Europa League round of 32 on Thursday. "You put all the fans in front of me and everyone has their opinion but we are here for the club". Arsenal won three FA Cups over the last four seasons, but their last League Cup title dates back to 1992/93. Read More »

How Liverpool should line up against West Ham

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Klopp said after the 2-0 win over Sunderland: "this was the most defensive team I ever saw in my life". "It's good news", from Moyes. "The fact we want to keep the players together is not a secret". He wrote in his column in Standard Sport: "As in previous years, Liverpool have great quality and one of the surprise packages of this season has been the scintillating form of Mohamed Salah ". Read More »

Rams to trade for Chiefs CB Marcus Peters

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But the Chiefs weren't done. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter , the Kansas City Chiefs are now expected to trade cornerback Marcus Peters to the Los Angeles Rams . What also must be kept in mind is that Peters is set to enter the final year of his four-year rookie deal. Peters, who is one of the better cornerbacks in the league but became a distraction in Kansas City last season, was seen as expendable. Read More »

South Africa beats India to set up T20 series decider

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India have never played T20 cricket at Newlands. South Africa: Dane van Niekerk (c), Marizanne Kapp, Trisha Chetty, Shabnim Ismail, Ayabonga Khaka, Masabata Klaas, Sune Luus, Odine Kirsten, Mignon du Preez, Lizelle Lee, Chloe Tryon, Nadine de Klerk, Raisibe Ntozakhe, Moseline Daniels. Read More »

McLaren set to begin new F1 season with colourful MCL33

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The new papaya orange and blue colour scheme on the 2018 season F1 vehicle draws inspiration from McLaren's early F1 cars. "The MCL33 represents a fresh chapter for McLaren - one that clearly embraces our evocative history while also serving to guide our future", said Shaikh Mohammed bin Essa Al Khalifa, the McLaren Group executive chairman and executive committee principal. Read More »

Women's Olympic Hockey Team Brings Home the Gold

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Haley Irwin batted a puck out of midair to tie the game at one, two minutes into the middle frame. But if the women's Olympic hockey final nearly always features two North American teams , why set the rules to what might be a European preference? That's how the American men were eliminated by the Czech Republic in the quarterfinals on Wednesday. Read More »

Christensen a future Chelsea captain, says Conte

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Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas said so after Tuesday's 1-1 draw with Barca at Stamford Bridge . The Denmark global was at fault for Lionel Messi's equaliser at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday as his loose pass was picked off by Andres Iniesta. Read More »

Manchester United superstar set to sign new contract

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It's believed that de Gea is happy to remain at Old Trafford, having laid down roots in the area, and is ready to sign a new deal before the end of the season, so that any transfer speculation is resolved before he jets off to Russian Federation for the World Cup. Read More »

Win in Leganes lifts Real Madrid up to third

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Bale began Real's 3-1 win at Leganes on Wednesday on the bench, just as he had done against Real Sociedad and in their Champions League last-16 first leg against Paris St Germain. "We've recovered third place and now our plan is to recover second place", Zidane added. Saturday's Catalan derby at the Camp Nou will see two Uruguayan strikers in prolific form go up against one another. Read More »

Duke, UNC, NC State named in federal NCAA basketball investigation

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Yahoo Sports viewed hundreds of documents connected to a federal probe, that includes alleged payments by sports agents to college players good enough to be drafted into the National Basketball Association. Whitehead originally signed with ASM but left to join for Roc Nation. Under the subheading "Loan to Players" on one of the documents Forde and Thamel reportedly reviewed, former Kentucky freshman and current Miami Heat big man Bam Adebayo was mentioned. Read More »

Cech isn't expecting to get nod from Wenger for Arsenal's Wembley date

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The Gunners have one foot in the next round after claiming a 3-0 win in the first leg in Sweden. "You need one of the biggest football miracles to go through, so we have nothing to lose", he said . The German worldwide has been an important figure in the Gunners' ranks so far this season and Wenger revealed in his Ostersunds pre-match press conference that Ozil missed training on Monday and Tuesday casting doubts that the influential attacker will be fit to face the runaway Premier League ... Read More »

Detroit Lions mock draft 2018: Kiper flips to offense in version 2.0

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It's unclear how, or if, that has impacted his stock with National Football League teams. The Lions certainly need some more pop in their running game, and could add to that group in free agency and the draft. Selected a defensive tackle seems to be the Chargers' most likely route in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft. However, Kiper did mention Davis on several occasions as a late first-round possibility for teams in need of a corner. Read More »

Russian bobsleigh pilot tests positive for banned substance

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Krushelnitsky's case shocked the Russian athletes, who are competing at the Games as neutral athletes as punishment over allegations that the sporting powerhouse ran a systematic, state-backed doping program. Zubkov also said a sample she had given five days earlier was negative. The result appeared devastating for Medvedeva, who was so overcome she was unable to finish a TV interview. Read More »

Winter Olympics 2018: Canada vs

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In an electrifying display, forward Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored the triple-deke winning goal - a move she called "Oops, I Did It Again" in reference to pop star Britney Spears' 2000 hit song. "Hopefully it's a springboard in women's hockey", Rooney said of the historic victory. Canada has won the past four Olympic gold medals for women's ice hockey. Read More »

Conte prepared for exit but wants Chelsea stay

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Chelsea goal scorer Willian was also disappointed with the end result after striking the woodwork twice. The away side absolutely dominated the ball in the opening 30 minutes of action, but clear chances were few and far between as Chelsea's outfield players did an impressive job of protecting Thibaut Courtois. Read More »

Marshall football player Larry Aaron III has passed away

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She says doctors can not operate, at the risk of doing more damage. The 19-year-old was transported to a shock trauma center for treatment, but was paralyzed below the waist as a result of the shooting. Marshall Thundering Herd head football coach John Doc Holliday shared his condolences on Twitter Thursday saying, "We lost an incredible young man today. Read More »

Arsene Wenger wants 'quick' Jack Wilshere resolution

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Wilshere has shaken off his injury woes this season and encouragingly he's missed just three games since the turn of the year. 'That decision doesn't depend only on me '. The midfielder will be expecting to take part in Arsenal's League Cup final clash with Man City on Sunday. 'It gives you an arrogance but when you lose that belief in your body, your arrogance is hit and you are lost. Read More »

Rodgers disappointed with goals conceded in Zenit defeat

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Roberto Mancini's Zenit secured their place in Friday's last-16 draw in the 61st minute with Serbian global Ivanovic again playing a key role as his low cross was bundled in by Aleksandr Kokorin at the back post. "I don't feel that we can win because there are many strong teams and we are a young team". And with that in mind, he is looking for his side to be clever in how they might take advantage. Read More »

Penitent Evans set to reclaim West Brom captaincy

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West Bromwich Albion defender Jonny Evans is set to reclaim the captain's arm band at the Premier League club after apologising for the "taxi theft" incident in Barcelona last week, according to multiple British media reports. "We need to win, for our fans and ourselves, for our pride, to show courage and honour in our performance". "We've had time to face the issue a little bit and deal with it as best we can". Read More »

SC coach Dawn Staley sues Missouri AD for defamation

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Staley is seeking damages not to exceed $75,000. "These are daughters playing a game they love to play". Following that statement, USC Athletic Director Ray Tanner denied the claims and backed Staley saying that the accusations were investigated and nothing was confirmed. Read More »

Yuzuru Hanyu makes history with 1000th gold medal of Winter Olympics

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He held off countryman Shoma Uno and Spain's Javier Fernandez to win in Pyeongchang . But before the Games, Hanyu, of Japan, learned that he couldn't carry his trademark bear with him at competitions. "I will donate them to people of Gangneung or Pyeongchang ". Uno botched his opening quad loop but was clean the rest of the way. For some skaters, winning back-to-back Olympic golds for the first time in more than half a century, especially while taking painkillers for a damaged ankle, ... Read More »

NFL Mock Draft: New York Jets 3-round mock 5.0

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Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield is the Dolphins' choice, according to the latest mock draft by Albert Breer of Sports Illustrated . Barkley, who put up more than 2,100 all-purpose yards as a junior at Penn State in 2017 before declaring for the draft, has emerged not just as a consensus first-round pick, but a possible No. Read More »

Alpine skiing: American Shiffrin ends 'rollercoaster' Games on high note

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She knew what she had to do standing at the top of the slalom course. In the combined, skiers race the slalom in reverse order of finish in the downhill, meaning Shiffrin would be sixth from last and Vonn last. member states, we determined we must hold this kind of event to express our gratitude toward them". Vonn said she had watched video of downhill gold medalist Sofia Goggia of Italy, and said that damage to one of her skis may have cost her time in the downhill event on Wednesday. Read More »

Hearing yet to be set in Russian medalist doping case, CAS says

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Sources in Pyeongchang told Reuters earlier on Thursday that the International Olympic Committee is edging closer to allowing Russian athletes to march behind their national flag at the Winter Games closing ceremony. The positive test not only shocked the Russian team but the wider curling community whose sport calls for steady hands, sharp eyes and mild exertion, not the intense physical activity and endurance more associated with the use of meldonium . Read More »