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Mauro ICARDI loses Inter captaincy as Samir HANDANOVIC named new captain Mauro ICARDI loses Inter captaincy as Samir HANDANOVIC named new captain
- February 15, 2019

Spalletti said: 'The decision to remove the captaincy from Icardi was hard and painful, absolutely shared by all the club members and taken for the good of Inter. He has not scored in the league since mid-December - a run of eight games without finding the back of the net. "There are clearly things going on around Icardi which need to be sorted out", Spalletti said. (more...)
Twitter reacted to Anthony Davis leaving game early with a shoulder injury Twitter reacted to Anthony Davis leaving game early with a shoulder injury
- February 15, 2019

Anthony Davis grimaced and didn't move his left arm as he walked off the court at halftime. If the Association if forcing the Pelicans to play Davis why then didn't they do the same thing with the Grizzlies (Chandler Parsons), the Rockets (Carmelo Anthony) or the Cavaliers (JR Smith)? After the game, Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry wasn't interested in discussing Davis. (more...)
Michael Jordan reminded a reporter he's the GOAT with tremendous answer Michael Jordan reminded a reporter he's the GOAT with tremendous answer
- February 15, 2019

Westbrook just made history by notching his 10th straight triple-double while surpassing Wilt Chamberlain (a record from 1968), while Harden has scored 30 points or more in 30 consecutive games . James Harden and Russell Westbrook have been putting up video game numbers all season long, and each player is now on a historic streak of production. (more...)
Renault takes covers off its 2019 F1 auto Renault takes covers off its 2019 F1 auto
- February 15, 2019

File picture shows Cyril Abiteboul , Renault Sport Racing Managing Director during the press conference at the British Grand Prix 2017 in Silverstone, Britain, July 14, 2017. Asked about targets, he said: "To a certain degree I don't like what I am going to answer but I'd like to say that the most important thing is that we don't stop, we don't break the momentum that has started". (more...)
Jan Vertonghen puts Spurs within touching distance of Champions League quarter-finals Jan Vertonghen puts Spurs within touching distance of Champions League quarter-finals
- February 15, 2019

The Bundesliga leaders had dominated the first half but Son put Tottenham in front in the 47th minute, making a perfectly timed run to meet Jan Vertonghen's cross and finishing with a cushioned volley. Son has now scored 16 times in all competitions this season and has 11 goals in his past 12 matches. "Next time when Son scores I'll go to the dressing room and shower and wait for the end of the game", said Pochettino. (more...)
Bryce Harper will not consider short-term deal Bryce Harper will not consider short-term deal
- February 15, 2019

During this time last season, almost every major free agent was signed, yet this particular year has a number of elite players - Harper, Machado, Dallas Keuchel , Mike Moustakas , Marwin Gonzalez and Logan Morrison all unsigned. "Obviously some guys - like Harper - that's going to make any team better, but that's not to say that we couldn't do it without him". He has only teased fans with cryptic Instagram and Twitter posts of White Sox baby shoes and his glove color for the upcoming ... (more...)
West Indies bowler banned for verbal abuse West Indies bowler banned for verbal abuse
- February 14, 2019

Lucia, has provided his version of events on the incident involving England captain Joe Root . The stump microphone picked up Root telling Gabriel, "Don't use it as an insult". He added after the close of day three: "You're playing Test cricket, people will look at this game as a dead rubber but it certainly doesn't feel like that when you're playing for your country - everything counts, every opportunity counts". (more...)
Tiger Woods joins Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer with Genesis status upgrade Tiger Woods joins Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer with Genesis status upgrade
- February 14, 2019

It includes Phil Mickelson , a two-time victor at Riviera who is coming off a victory at Pebble Beach last week. Still to be determined is whether Woods can actually win the one PGA Tour event that has his number. Palmer bought the Bay Hill Lodge and the PGA Tour renamed it from Bay Hill to the Arnold Palmer Invitational in 2007. The Genesis Open joins them starting in 2020, offering $9.3 million in prize money (this year it is $7.4 million). (more...)
Georgia’s Crean lands commitment from No. 2 prospect Edwards Georgia’s Crean lands commitment from No. 2 prospect Edwards
- February 14, 2019

Edwards says Georgia's Tom Crean coached his two favorite players, Dwyane Wade at Marquette and Victor Oladipo at Indiana. That does still rank one spot behind the 2019 Texas basketball recruiting class. Edwards, excited about the program's future, has high expectations. He should be projected as a top three selection for the 2020 NBA Draft at the absolute worst. (more...)
Knicks delete Durant photo from ticket pitch on website Knicks delete Durant photo from ticket pitch on website
- February 14, 2019

The two-time NBA Finals MVP featured alongside Knicks' rookie forward Mitchell Robinson in a message the franchise sent to existing season ticket holders earlier this week. For the Knicks sake, they better hope they don't strike out once again. It does not technically break any league rules to feature an opposing player in a season-ticket pitch, but the Durant case is unique and will likely be scrutinized by those watching his highly anticipated free agency. (more...)
'Do you like boys?' - apologetic Gabriel comes clean about Root sledge 'Do you like boys?' - apologetic Gabriel comes clean about Root sledge
- February 14, 2019

He was however spoken to by one of the on-field umpires about his language. "Don't use it as an insult". West Indies speedster Shannon Gabriel has been controversially slapped with a four-match One-Day International ban by cricket's world governing body, the ICC , after being found guilty of player abuse. (more...)
Tottenham 'heroes' have earned a few days off, says Pochettino Tottenham 'heroes' have earned a few days off, says Pochettino
- February 14, 2019

Despite having the better of things in the first-half, Borussia Dortmund couldn't live with the onslaught Tottenham provided in the second period, as the German side were victims of a high-pressing approach. However, a Christian Pulisic shot that forced Hugo Lloris into a save at the near post eight minutes later - after Juan Foyth was robbed of possession inside his area - showcased the threat BVB could pose. (more...)
Fans react to disallowed Ajax goal Fans react to disallowed Ajax goal
- February 14, 2019

Together, Vinicius, Reguilon, Llorente and Ceballos have played 64 games since Solari was appointed. "He did everything he had to do from the moment he came into the pitch". "It will be a pity but I have to rest, but I hope to play many more games and keep representing Madrid as captain", said Ramos. The controversial decision meant Real went in at half-time on level terms with all three goals coming in the second half. (more...)
5 talking points ahead of this week's Champions League action 5 talking points ahead of this week's Champions League action
- February 13, 2019

The Etihad Stadium scoreboard tells the story after Manchester City whipped Chelsea in their Sunday night game of the week. The France global kept out Jamie Vardy's penalty, which was the striker's first touch of the game, and made a number of other important stops as Spurs won 3-1 at Wembley . (more...)
F1 2019 | Red Bull livery, RB15, Max Verstappen Silverstone testing F1 2019 | Red Bull livery, RB15, Max Verstappen Silverstone testing
- February 13, 2019

Red Bull's RB15 is the successor to a RB14 vehicle which finished last season battling for victories, with Verstappen, who won twice in 2018, widely tipped to challenge multiple champions Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel. Max Verstappen drove the RB15 around the circuit and although his team-mate Gasly was also at the track, he will have to wait until pre-season testing kicks off next week at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona to get his hands on the vehicle. (more...)
Mickelson leads by three as Pebble Beach heads to Monday finish Mickelson leads by three as Pebble Beach heads to Monday finish
- February 13, 2019

For much of the final day, Ormsby's only serious danger had looked to be pre-event [130.0] shot, Brad Kennedy, and the veteran Sydneysider hit a low of [2.1] himself as the pair duelled it out on the back nine but it was all change late on when [1000.0] chance, David Law , rallied superbly after calling a penalty on himself on the ninth. (more...)
Gervonta Davis knocks our Hugo Ruiz in first round to retain title Gervonta Davis knocks our Hugo Ruiz in first round to retain title
- February 13, 2019

On fight night Ruiz will likely be outweighed by Davis, and this will be a fight to the finish with a knockout as a likely possibility. I favored Davis to win, but a draw is fair since it was a great fight and could possibly headline a Mayweather Promotions card in Sam's Town in Las Vegas, Nevada. (more...)
Baltimore Ravens agree to trade Joe Flacco to Denver Broncos Baltimore Ravens agree to trade Joe Flacco to Denver Broncos
- February 13, 2019

Teams are prohibited from commenting on the trade or the terms until it is officially processed when the new National Football League year begins next month. In nine starts with the Ravens a year ago, Flacco had 2,465 passing yards and 12 touchdowns to six interceptions. Flacco, 34, was injured during the 2018 season with Baltimore after nine games (which included a 27-14 win over the Broncos in Week 3). (more...)
Arsene Wenger with a damning verdict on Manchester United and Alexis Sanchez Arsene Wenger with a damning verdict on Manchester United and Alexis Sanchez
- February 13, 2019

And Wenger remains to be convinced he should be starting for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side. Manchester United's 2-0 slump to PSG at Old Trafford was the first time the team had ever lost by a margin of more than 1 goal at home in European competition according to Opta. (more...)
PSG boss Tuchel surprised by Man Utd treatment of Di Maria PSG boss Tuchel surprised by Man Utd treatment of Di Maria
- February 13, 2019

Prior to the goals, Di Maria was waiting to take a corner in the first half and several bottles were thrown in his direction - the Argentine reacting by picking one up and pretending to drink from it. Di Maria's Old Trafford return was filled with drama and controversy. The Argentine set up Presnel Kimpembe moments before the break for PSG's opener. (more...)
England 41 - 26 France Women - Match Report & Highlights England 41 - 26 France Women - Match Report & Highlights
- February 13, 2019

As his side ran out 44-8 winners here at Twickenham, there was evidence that England were heeding his advice: they thrashed Les Bleus and took one step closer to winning a Grand Slam that would establish them as the team to beat at the World Cup this year. (more...)
Liverpool’s improvement is clear to see, says Wijnaldum Liverpool’s improvement is clear to see, says Wijnaldum
- February 13, 2019

However, they went into their home clash against Bournemouth in second by the virtue of goal difference - although they did have a game in hand. "It will be a real struggle for Liverpool to win the league, but it always was going to be, so this is not something new". (more...)
Can Solskjaer inspire Manchester United to another Champions League comeback? Can Solskjaer inspire Manchester United to another Champions League comeback?
- February 13, 2019

But PSG were superior to Manchester United in almost every department, with goals from Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappe enough to give them a stunning first leg lead. The second goal, on the hour, was the culmination of an electric counterattack. Some of United's recent flawed decision-making was illustrated by the performance of Alexis Sanchez , a hugely expensive liability who might as well have stayed in his seat among the substitutes for all the good he did after coming on ... (more...)
Sarri has two weeks to save his job at Chelsea Sarri has two weeks to save his job at Chelsea
- February 13, 2019

This string of games is especially tricky given the fact that the other club battling for the top spot in the Premier League , Liverpool , only has four games with fewer stakes than City . Hazard has been at Chelsea since joining them from Lille in 2012. He's the best defender in the league. "Of course it is better if they lose some points. (more...)
Six Nations: Ireland relaunch with win over Scotland Six Nations: Ireland relaunch with win over Scotland
- February 13, 2019

They have beaten England, Australia, Ireland , France , Wales and Argentina in the past two years, while Edinburgh and Glasgow - who contribute about three quarters of the national team's players - have both reached the last eight of the European Champions Cup, the first time two Scottish clubs have done so. (more...)
Marcus Morris calls out Celtics teammates following collapse against the Clippers Marcus Morris calls out Celtics teammates following collapse against the Clippers
- February 13, 2019

Just two days after the LA Lakers rallied from 18 points down to stun Boston, the new-look LA Clippers climbed out of a 28-point hole to shock the Celtics, 123-112, in the National Basketball Association on Saturday, February 9 (Sunday, February 10, Manila time). (more...)
Brown officially requests trade from Steelers Brown officially requests trade from Steelers
- February 12, 2019

Star wide receiver Antonio Brown officially requested a trade from the Pittsburgh Steelers on Tuesday, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter . With Brown's time left in Pittsburgh looking limited, other National Football League players pondered what this means for his future-and that of the Steelers' franchise without their nine-season star. (more...)
Liverpool could offer Milner to Leeds in bid to sign Clarke Liverpool could offer Milner to Leeds in bid to sign Clarke
- February 12, 2019

The incident caused a 12 minute delay to the game. Leeds boss Bielsa told reporters that Clarke seemed to be in better condition before leaving the Riverside Stadium but does not know why he fell ill. He was later taken to hospital before being released on Sunday . "All our thoughts go to the lad Clarke". Clarke has scored two goals and made two assists in 16 Championship appearances this season, although he has only started four of those games. (more...)
Julian Edelman Speaks Out About PED Suspension Julian Edelman Speaks Out About PED Suspension
- February 12, 2019

She said she would donate $10,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston, a pet Edelman project, if he would let her shave it off right then and there. Edelman became to first-ever Jewish player to get the MVP . It's only been nine days since the New England Patriots won Super Bowl LIII, but New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick wasted no time getting the name of his boat updated. (more...)
Scholes Knows Jose Mourinho Will Be Watching Him Closely Scholes Knows Jose Mourinho Will Be Watching Him Closely
- February 12, 2019

The 44-year-old has, outside of a brief spell working under Ryan Giggs in 2014 during the Welshman's spell as caretaker manager at Old Trafford, focused on punditry work since hanging up his boots. "There's obviously been three or four times over the last six years where [managing Oldham] could have happened and I've not been quite ready, " Scholes said. (more...)

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