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Klopp wants even more from Salah this season

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Salah , Firmino and Coutinho all made way in the second half as, with victory on the south coast secure, Klopp turned his attention to a huge clash with fellow UEFA Champions League chaser Arsenal at Emirates Stadium on Saturday. It is only halfway through the season. He also expressed that he didn't like the name, "Fab Four" - a term that has started being used to describe the quarter of Salah, Coutinho, Mane and Firmino, and a link to the city's Beatles connections. Read More »

Kristaps Porzingis Day To Day With Sore Knee

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And his stance toward Anthony last season angered teammates who appreciated the veteran's efforts on and off the court. The Thunder had had plenty of inconsistency this season even on normal rest, so this could be a huge letdown spot especially after getting the win last night. Read More »

Boise State scores TD after all four receivers spin around simultaneously

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In the previous roles as underdogs, Boise State was a lightning bolt out of the gate and were able to grab turnovers and had solid effort from their special teams to put points on the board; something that OR has been paying attention to. Houston's Major Applewhite dropped his first game in charge after being elevated from offensive coordinator to head coach last season, losing 34-10 to San Diego State with a makeshift coaching staff. Read More »

Simmons says he will 'defend' himself following rape claims

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He added that he has "enormous respect for the women's movement worldwide and their struggle for respect, dignity, equality and power" and said he was "devastated by any reason I may have given to anyone to say or think of me in the ways that are now being described". Read More »

McGregor Reacts To Pacquaio Boxing Match Speculation

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Following the event, Mike Mazulli, the President of the Association of Boxing Commissions and regulator of Bellator 187, publicly condemned the Irishman's actions. I don't think it's much of a fight. Notorious stated clearly in the interview that he wants to have a "real fight" next, which he classes as an MMA fight inside the Octagon with UFC. Read More »

Zack Cozart signs with the Los Angeles Angels

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However, a change in his approach this season sparked by a YouTube video aided in a career-best season and an All-Star appearance. Cozart was the NL's starting shortstop in the 2017 All-Star Game as a member of the Reds and set career highs with a.297 batting average, 80 runs scored, seven triples, 24 home runs, 55 extra base hits and tied his career high of 63 RBIs. Read More »

Donovan McNabb suspended by ESPN after sexual harassment allegations

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In a lawsuit filed against NFL Enterprises in L.A. Superior Court on December 6 and obtained by TheWrap, Wardrobe stylist Jami Cantor alleged age and gender discrimination, sexual harassment, and wrongful termination, among other things. In addition, he once pressed his crotch against Cantor's shoulder and requested she touch it, the complaint says. In response to the lawsuit NFL Network announced Monday night that Faulk , Evans and Taylor have been suspended pending an investigation ... Read More »

Conor McGregor Fight With Manny Pacquiao In The Works

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Pacquiao said, "If we can negotiate it, I have no problem". Asked if he had already approached McGregor's handlers for such a fight, Pacquiao told AFP , " initially, but we have not yet had any follow-up conversations ". Manny Pacquiao's heralded accomplishments in the ring have him listed as one of the 25 best pound-for-pound boxers of all time in some circles. The native of Ireland made his pro boxing debut in August - a 10th-round TKO loss to retired champion Floyd Mayweather - ... Read More »

Marko Arnautovic hails "amazing" West Ham United win over Chelsea

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Speaking to Sky Sports after the match, he said: 'We have to consider that this is the fourth game that we have lost after 16 games. 'We have to concede these are four games that we lose after 16 games, ' he added. The West Ham midfielder, who has struggled since his £24million move from Stoke, gave David Moyes the ideal start as he looked for his first win as since taking over from Slaven Bilic. Read More »

Panthers' Jonathan Stewart dominates the Vikings, scores 3 times on Sunday

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The final stats show the Vikings surrendered a season-high 216 yards on the ground. The quarterback kept a zone-read on second-and-five before rumbling 62 yards to the Minnesota 8. "We got out of a few and made some good plays, but they got to the quarterback a few times". The Eagles now hold a half-game lead in the conference heading into their showdown with the 9-3 Los Angeles Rams later Sunday. Read More »

Packers CB House (back) exits vs. Browns

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The Packers also won their third overtime game of the season, setting a new franchise record. The Packers (7-6) kept their playoff hopes alive in the NFC. The score is tied at 7 at the end of the first quarter. Isaiah Crowell's 18-yard run to start the drive set the tone. It was The Browns' first lead to open the fourth quarter since Christmas previous year. Read More »

Indianapolis Colts vs Buffalo Bills

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Yet those who were still left in the snow-covered bleachers at the end of the game got to watch the Bills' pull off what looked impossible. Well, we were treated to one of epic proportions on Sunday as the Bills and Indianapolis Colts played out an overtime thriller in a blizzard in Buffalo. Read More »

Did Sean Payton aim a choking sign at Devonta Freeman?

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Like New Orleans Saints fans before him , head coach Sean Payton appeared to rub the Atlanta Falcons ' inability to hold a lead in their faces. The Saints' offense didn't smoothly operate for much of New Orleans' Thursday night, nationally televised game against the Falcons in Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Read More »

Derrick Rose says he may need surgery on left ankle

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Rose, whose career has been dogged by serious knee injuries, initially hurt his ankle on October 20 in Milwaukee. Rumors then emerged that he decided not to retire out of fear of losing $80 million from his Adidas endorsement deal , which Rose has denied. Read More »

Wildfires Scorch Homes, Horses Across Southern California

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The largest blaze, the Thomas Fire, has burned 132,000 acres in Ventura County and destroyed 150 structures, including homes, according to Cal Fire. It has destroyed one structure. He said the usual threshold for extreme fire conditions is 165. Evacuation orders were lifted late this afternoon for most of the Creek Fire-affected area, with the exception of parts of the Shadow Hills and Riverwood neighborhoods, as well as the Limekiln Canyon area. Read More »

Tennessee Reportedly Set To Hire Alabama DC Jeremy Pruitt, Ending Crazy Search

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ESPN is reporting that Pruitt will be allowed to stay at Alabama to coach in the National Championship Playoff while he recruits for Tennessee and assembles his assistant coaches. Pruitt spent time as the director of player development from 2007-2009. Pruitt is curently in his second season as defensive coordinator under Nick Saban. Read More »

Steelers' Brown cites 'karma' following win vs. Bengals

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As Smith-Schuster talked about his block on Burfict after the game, Steelers receiver Antonio Brown said in Smith-Schuster's direction, "Don't even trip, I got straight cash on it. I don't know. Is he just trying to fix his karma or what? "I didn't think it was warranted", Roethlisberger said. Also, I believe that that's not me. Read More »

Austria Will Legalize Same-Sex Marriage Beginning In 2019

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It said in a ruling published on Tuesday that restrictions on same-sex marriage will be lifted at the end of 2018, unless the government does so itself earlier. Same-sex couples in Austria have been allowed to enter legal partnerships since 2010, but until now have not been able to marry. The ruling is said to have caused some political division in Austria , however, as the conservative People's Party said that it would accept the decision, but the far-right Freedom Party remained ... Read More »

IPL governing council reveal player retention policy ahead of 2018 season

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As player retention price guideline , if a franchise retains three players the price cap of the first player retained will be Rs 15 crore, Rs 11 crore in case of the second player and Rs 7 crore in case of the third player. Commenting on the fact that the team will get to pick the players from the 2015 IPL squad, the CSK director affirmed that they are not losing their head over it and are quite content with the rule. Read More »

Jimmy Smith receives 4-game suspension

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Smith, and the team likely, as well, were already aware of the pending suspension, as Gilbert and the Steelers were before it was announced , but it came out at that time because the cornerback chose to drop his appeal. "He's a guy we've always had a lot of hope for. he's a very instinctive player, I see him playing a lot in the upcoming games". "Our offense needed to step up and they did, and I'm really proud of them for that". Read More »

LiAngelo, LaMelo Ball explore playing professionally overseas, report says

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Ball was one of the three players arrested for shoplifting in China on a team trip overseas. "I'm going to make him way better for the draft than UCLA ever could have", LaVar said . While he did not record any points or rebounds, Ball did register one significant steal. However, Ball has maintained that his son's lapse in judgment "ain't that big a deal". Read More »

Texas A&M officially introduces Jimbo Fisher as new head coach

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In addition to that, Fisher will become the second highest paid coach in college football behind Alabama's Nick Saban . Getting to know more about Fisher in the coming weeks will be crucial if the Aggies want to stay in this one. "That's where we want to be, and what we want to be - and eventually to the National Championship". Woodward said by bringing Fisher to A&M that is just another confirmation that Aggieland has was it takes to do so. Read More »

Jose Mourinho Pondering Luke Shaw Start Against CSKA Moscow

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He is on his cycle of work divided between the gym and the pitch. City remain eight points clear at the top of the Premier League after snatching a third late victor in as many domestic games on Sunday and even have the chance to break the Premier League record for consecutive wins, held by Arsenal and Chelsea at 13, at Old Trafford next weekend. Read More »

Woods ties for ninth in Bahamas as Fowler wins with closing 61

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That's keep fighting and try and post the best number I possibly could. "I really didn't feel like I was that far off, that's the insane part", he said. That contrasted sharply with the day before when he took nine shots fewer to finish the front nine. "Day-to-day stuff was very hard for me to do", Woods said. Read More »

New England Patriots take on the Buffalo Bills

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Brady and McDaniels have worked together for more than a decade, including five seasons before the coordinator became the Denver Broncos' head coach in 2009 and more than five seasons afterward. The 44-yard run was the longest of Lewis' career. One positive from the first half has been the play of former Bill Eric Lee , who seems to be flourishing in his new haunts. Read More »

Chiefs vs. Jets: Marcus Peters leaves game in fourth quarter

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But Smith was then incomplete on three straight passes. To start with the good, quarterback Alex Smith played his best game since the teams' last-second loss to the Oakland Raiders six weeks ago. It was a coach's decision to sit the 2016 No. 20 overall pick. Rookie Elijah McGuire ran in the conversion to provide the final margin, and the Chiefs couldn't convert on fourth down in Jets territory on their last gasp attempt for a touchdown. Read More »

Manchester United Blitz Arsenal With Two Quick-Fire Goals

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On Thursday, England boss Gareth Southgate spoke about Jones, saying he had "massive empathy" for Mourinho , while also stressing he had "every trust in our medical team that they make the right calls". I would go for the game one game at a time and I would go for the most important game now. "It depends what you think about risk", he said. Mourinho told a news conference on Friday: "Matic is a doubt". Read More »

Nebraska reportedly hiring UCF's Scott Frost as new head coach

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The Golden Knights were 0-12 the year before Frost took over. In his inaugural season with the team a year ago, his squad went 6-6 in the regular season before falling to Arkansas State in the Cure Bowl. Riley spent three seasons as the head football coach in Lincoln and finished with a 19-19 record in his three years at the helm. The Huskers have not won a conference championship in football since 1999 and have not contended for a national title since the early 2000s. Read More »

Nathan Redmond: Pep Guardiola was complimentary during passionate, intense chat

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Guardiola expects to find out on Friday if he faces FA action over the confrontation. He has not been charged with misconduct at this stage. He added: " I told him I was doing what my manager had asked me to do in the game ". Redmond issued a statement on Twitter in response to growing media speculation, confirming " nothing negative or offensive was said ". "It's not a problem". Read More »

NCAA smacks Ole Miss with additional postseason ban, more scholarship cuts

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Three years of probation, until November 30, 2020. A financial penalty of $5,000 plus 1 percent of its average football budget for three years, which was calculated at $179,797 (self-imposed by the university). " The panel found the involved head coach failed to monitor the program, allowing his staff to knowingly commit a series of recruiting violations, submit false information on recruiting paperwork and not report known violations ". Read More »

Syrian state media: Israeli missiles strike near Damascus

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These strikes are primarily against regime targets, including a reported Israeli hit on a military research facility in early September in northwest Syria. The report added that "our defense forces destroyed two enemy targets". Two missiles were intercepted, according to the Syrian State TV, but the base suffered material damages, he extent of which is still not clear. Read More »

Yanks choose Boone as next manager

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The New York Yankees finally have their new manager. "I think that's something that many of us relish in - the opportunity to have something on the line and a lot at stake is, I think, something that makes you want to go after it". As manager of the Yankees, Boone will be under a microscope and very little will remain unknown about him starting today. "It's a great place to work", Cashman said. Read More »

Nigeria draw Argentina for 5th time

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Nigeria's first game is against Croatia on June 16 in Kaliningrad before facing debutants Iceland in Volgograd on June 22. "The battle between Nigeria and Argentina has always been a thriller and the Eagles' 4-2 win against the Argentines recently in a friendly match has made it even sweeter ahead of their Russian Federation 2018 group stage encounter". Read More »

Jimbo Fisher leaving FSU to become head coach at Texas A&M

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The other good news is he will NOT coach in FSU's season finale against Louisiana-Monroe with longtime defensive line coach Odell Haggins giving the honor of leading the team. Last December, Fisher signed a contract extension through 2024 that makes him among the highest-paid coaches in the country. "They spoke on condition of anonymity because neither Texas A&M nor Florida State has publicly discussed details of the Aggies coaching search". Read More »

Tiger Woods briefly takes lead, in contention at Hero World Challenge

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Those odds looked somewhat generous after the first round and appeared faintly ridiculous after Woods birdied three of his first four holes on day two and eagled the ninth in spectacular fashion to claim the outright lead. "That's going to take time, a lot more practice, a lot more training and more tournaments". He outdrove his playing partner, this year's PGA Championship victor Justin Thomas, more often than not, capped an 18-yard putt to save par on No. Read More »

Allardyce wants ex-Liverpool duo in Everton setup

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That faint odour you smell is the acrid stench of desperation emanating from Goodison Park (Edit: make that Finch Farm). But they have lost their last two matches 5-1 to Atalanta and 4-1 against Southampton, taking the tally of goals Everton have conceded this season in all competitions to 46. Read More »

Mississippi State to name Penn State OC Joe Moorhead head coach

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Moorhead, who will be introduced Thursday morning at a news conference that will be televised on the SEC Network, said in the release announcing his hiring that it was "a tremendous honor". Under Moorhead, Penn State improved to 432.6 yards per game in 2016 (49th nationally) and is now averaging 453.3 yards per game in 2017 (28th nationally). Read More »