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[Teams] Liverpool vs Southampton: Confirmed Line-Ups From Anfield

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They return to Champions League action next week to take on Sevilla in Spain as they bid to take a step closer to the knockout phase. It's fantastic that he's back, he's lost nothing. The German coach said of the England full-back: "All specialists agreed we should try the conservative way, not with surgery, but it was agreed we had to go this way". Read More »

Macau GP: Dan Hegarty dies after crash

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However, a statement issued by the race organizer confirmed that he died en route to the hospital. President of Macau's Sports Bureau and co-ordinator of the Macau Grand Prix organising committee Pun Weng Kun then addressed the media at 6.30pm, reading a statement from the event organisers that reported Hegarty had initially suffered "serious injuries". Read More »

Jose Mourinho plotting shock move for David Luiz

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Antonio Conte has brought David Luiz back into his Chelsea squad following rumours of a rift after axing the Brazilian from the Manchester United game. Who will start for Chelsea against West Brom? "We know we just need to believe in ourselves and prove them wrong then win as many games as we can". Read More »

Everton talk out of my control, Watford boss Silva says

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I do my job normally during the week. It has been claimed in recent days that Everton have been knocked back in their pursuit of Watford boss Marco Silva , prompting renewed suggestions they could make an offer to Dyche. "If you want to talk to me about Everton, it's not the club where I work". Following this summer's transfer window, however, the great Ligue 1 club revamp has become a bit of a train wreck, with Lille sitting 19th in the table after 11 games. Read More »

Field set for 2018 FIFA World Cup

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On the occasion, such tears did not mean sorrow as when Uruguay took Peru out of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, leaving Farfan sad and emotionally destroyed. New Zealand failed in a bid to reach its third World Cup. I can't imagine scenes like this in the United States even if the US won the World Cup, let alone just qualifying. Read More »

Golden State Warriors vs. Boston Celtics 2017

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Irving had to wear a mask throughout the game, but he still scored 25 points with five assists in the win. Sorry, LeBron James, but the National Basketball Association won't have to wait until Christmas Day this year to see the first big East-West clash of conference titans. Read More »

David Moyes "really relishing" West Ham United challenge

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The Hammers are off to an terrible start in Premier League play, sitting in 18th place and having recently hired David Moyes as manager after sacking Slaven Bilic. At Stoke I thought he looked like the sort of player you would never be keen to play against if you're a right full-back because of his power and strength and what he can do. Read More »

Former U of H track star qualifies for Olympic bobsledding

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Despite numerous success stories in the summer Games - notably gold in the men's football at Atlanta 1996 - no Nigerian has ever competed in a Winter Olympic event before. "Their hard work was inspiring and I hope Nigerians can appreciate what it took for them to achieve this - the work, the discipline, and the personal sacrifices". Read More »

James Harden, Chris Paul trade shots at one another after win

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Paul, a nine-time All Star, has not played since the Rockets' season opener against the Warriors on October 17 due to a bruised left knee. "He's ready to go", D'Antoni said. When you put that big of a rock into a pond, there's big waves. Harden also made all 18 of his free throws and is now a ideal 42-of-42 from the charity stripe over Houston's last three games. Read More »

Olympian Douglas in hot water for victim shaming teammate Raisman

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Team USA gymnasts Aly Raisman (far left) and Gabby Douglas (second from right) had a disagreement on Twitter about sexual abuse. Aly Raisman has had a rough month after bravely admitting she was sexually abused by Olympic team doctor Larry Nassar , and it got a little rougher on November 17. Read More »

Arsenal boss Wenger revives interest in 'diver' Sterling

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However, the Germany global could be open to a fresh start given Arsenal's well-documented struggles under Wenger over the past two or three seasons. And as Arsenal sit sixth on the Premier League log - 12 points off pacesetters Manchester City , Wenger admits that there's a big chance he brings the curtain down on his time at North London. Read More »

Antonio Conte insists sparkling loanee duo have a Chelsea future

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A very good player, I don't know why he is at Crystal Palace . Ahead of bottom-of-the-table Palace's visit of Everton in the Premier League on Saturday, Lawrenson wrote for BBC Sport : "If he is fit, everyone will be looking to see how Ruben Loftus-Cheek plays for Crystal Palace after his performance on his England debut against Germany last week". Read More »

Jameis Winston Denies Accusations Of Groping Uber Driver

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Bucs coach Dirk Koetter said the team would release a statement about the allegations. "We categorically deny this allegation", Spielman said. The former Uber driver, identified as Kate in the story, told the media outlet that after picking up Winston on March 13, 2016, in Scottsdale, Ariz., he groped her crotch while he was sitting in the passenger seat. Read More »

Danica Patrick Will Retire From Racing In 2018

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Fryer's report also suggests that Patrick, as she has stated for months, initially was reluctant to give up on racing for a living. She has been working on putting together "The Danica Double" over the last three weeks. Patrick has one IndyCar Series victory at Motegi in 2008. I'd been going through this in my head and kept asking myself, "How am I going to get the words out and say it's over?" But this seems right, and this seems good.. Read More »

Twitter reacts: Welsh boss Coleman to become Sunderland manager

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Coleman's decision to leave worldwide football will come as a massive disappointment to the Wales players, who made their feelings known as to how desperate they were for him to continue in the job after his spectacular success. Although there has been no confirmation from the FAW as of yet, multiple credible sources on Friday night have alleged that the former Fulham and Coventry City manager has left the national side after nearly six years in charge. Read More »

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang suspended by Borussia Dortmund

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German newspaper Bild reported how Aubameyang used two days off granted by the club during the global break to visit former Dortmund team-mate Ousmane Dembele. "The pressure is growing", Bosz said, with Portugal global Raphael Guerreiro telling Bild the former Ajax coach is "louder and more direct at the moment". Read More »

Tony Pulis: I wouldn't be surprised if West Bromwich Albion sacked me

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The Baggies have won just four of their last 25 games, stretching back to last season, and face Premier League champions Chelsea at The Hawthorns on Saturday. In his final season at Stoke before leaving in May 2013, the Potters scored fewer goals per game than they normally had before and their win percentage and points per game both went down. Read More »

Aguero Fit again to Face Iheanacho, Ndidi in EPL Clash on Saturday

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Kompany has struggled to keep himself fit for the majority of the last three seasons and it had looked like he was beginning to recover in August. He missed England's 0-0 draws with Germany and Brazil. "They play the way they did when they were champions with Claudio Ranieiri. That makes it very complicated for us where we defend so high and there is a lot of space in our defence". Read More »

Trump to host NCAA champs, So Carolina women decline invite

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Staley said Thursday night the Gamecocks had practice Friday - one they would use to correct what she dubbed a disappointing performance against Clemson despite USC rolling past the Tigers 66-36 . "I don't know what else has to happen". SC forward A'ja Wilson (22) holds up the trophy as she celebrates with teammates after their 67-55 win over Mississippi State in the final of the NCAA women's Final Four college basketball tournament in Dallas. Read More »

David Luiz back in Chelsea squad, Conte confirms

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It was a tactical decision and every single player has to react well and accept the decision. "I think I stay here to speak for the team before the West Brom game, not a single player". "This is most important". "I think that now it is very hard because in this moment it is not simple". I'm proud for what we did last season. "We have to try to fight until the end". Read More »

Cardinals sign Larry Fitzgerald to contract extension

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Fitzgerald, 34, has spent the entirety of his career with the Cardinals , who selected him with the third overall pick in the 2004 draft. Should he decide to return for 2018-which is not a definite, as he is reportedly still considering retirement-Fitzgerald will have a legitimate chance to move up significantly in the record books. Read More »

Pujara shows resistance on another rain-affected day

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India play three Tests, six One-Day Internationals and three T20s in South Africa starting January 5, 2018. India's top order bulwark Cheteshwar Pujara resisted Sri Lanka's charge with a gutsy unbeaten 47 before rain returned to wipe out more than two sessions of the second day's play in the opening test on Friday. Read More »

Barcelona representatives to speak with Coutinho as winter transfer looms

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There is an ongoing discussion among Barcelona chiefs as to whether the World Cup victor would be a permanent alternative to Coutinho or whether they would continue to pursue him in the summer regardless. On Spanish deadline day in September, radio station Cadena Cope suggested they were pondering a desperate last-ditch play for his signature if Liverpool refused to sell Coutinho in the final hours of the window. Read More »

Wenger hopes for Cazorla return

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It's gone from worse to worse. He recently uploaded a video showing him doing exercises and said: "I am convinced that I am going to play football again and at my best level". "I have a big choice to make every time, big decisions to make up front", said Wenger, whose side sit in sixth place in the Premier League table, four points below third-place Spurs. Read More »