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Leicester City players, officials pay respects to Vichai Leicester City players, officials pay respects to Vichai
- November 05, 2018

Floral tributes were laid on the pitch as the teams and coaching staff gathered in the centre circle for a minute's silence for Vichai, one of five victims last Saturday of the crash outside the club's King Power Stadium. But after the break they were a different team and a late Marcus Rashford victor means they have now taken 10 points from their past 12 in the Premier League . (more...)
Bernd Leno shaky, Lucas Torreira tenacious as Arsenal hold Liverpool Bernd Leno shaky, Lucas Torreira tenacious as Arsenal hold Liverpool
- November 04, 2018

Liverpool were a threat, undoubtedly. Arsenal responded and finally got a deserved equaliser through Alexandre Lacazette late in the game, much to Leno's relief. That also underlines the attacking depth the manager has at his disposal. Liverpool could have been seven points clear of Arsenal and with a healthy amount of breathing space, but one slip up later down the line will invite Arsenal to catch them up. (more...)
Wayne Rooney set for England farewell match Wayne Rooney set for England farewell match
- November 04, 2018

The Wembley Arch will be lit up in the gold colours of Rooney's charity. "I would like to thank (manager) Gareth Southgate and the FA for inviting me back and helping to support my foundation in the process". It is understood he will start the match on the bench before coming on as a substitute in the closing stages so supporters can show their appreciation for his years of service to the national side. (more...)
Hazard, Giroud ready to thrash Crystal palace .. Hazard, Giroud ready to thrash Crystal palace ..
- November 04, 2018

Chelsea Manager, Mauricio Sarri has told former Nigerian worldwide, Victor Moses that he is not in his plans and therefore should be ready to leave. The appearance marked just Puncheon's fourth match of the season - his third in the Carabao Cup along with a two-minute cameo in the Premier League against Arsenal. (more...)
Andre Russell to miss T20I series against India Andre Russell to miss T20I series against India
- November 04, 2018

The two-time World T20 champions possess a new and promising-looking squad that has what it takes to beat India as the two teams square off in the first of the three T20Is on Sunday at Kolkata's Eden Gardens . But it will not be an easy task for India against the Carlos Brathwaite-led team as the two-month long series begin its final leg, giving the visitors a chance to regain some pride. (more...)
Magic Johnson Scolds Luke Walton over Lakers' Poor Start Magic Johnson Scolds Luke Walton over Lakers' Poor Start
- November 04, 2018

Because every season around the Lakers has drama, real and manufactured. "It doesn't bother me at all because I don't pay attention to it", he said. Walton, 38, owns a 64-108 record as an National Basketball Association head coach since being hired by the Lakers in 2016. Given the circumstances surrounding the team, a 3-5 record may not actually be all that bad. (more...)
'Content and happy' Hamilton celebrating fifth title with dogs and friends 'Content and happy' Hamilton celebrating fifth title with dogs and friends
- November 04, 2018

Only Schumacher sits above Hamilton and Fangio in the all-time records, the German having won seven titles between 1994 and 2004. "Three times in my life I have had that disappointment when you realise you can't win the world championship and those are not happy days". (more...)
Khabib Nurmagomedov Wants $50 Million For Next Fight Khabib Nurmagomedov Wants $50 Million For Next Fight
- November 04, 2018

Abdelaziz said he thinks Nurmagomedov became the sport's biggest world superstar, taking over for McGregor, based on his recent meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Last year's Mayweather-McGregor clash set the record of being the second highest pay-per-view fight of all time. Russian mixed martial arts fighter Habib Nurmagomedov said about the readiness twice to fight with the American boxer Floyd Mayweather , reports TASS. (more...)
Djokovic beats Federer in thrilling Paris semi-final Djokovic beats Federer in thrilling Paris semi-final
- November 04, 2018

Djokovic, who had complained of competing with flu-like symptoms in his previous matches this week, was proud and relieved to repel a wonderful challenge from Federer, who appeared close to his imperious best. Djokovic reeled off six successive points to bring up five match points, clinching victory at the third attempt when Federer picked out the net to end a tense concluding rally. (more...)
Liverpool holds high-flying Arsenal away, stays unbeaten in Premier League Liverpool holds high-flying Arsenal away, stays unbeaten in Premier League
- November 04, 2018

Leno looked unusually shaky in the air throughout the game and can be singled out as the main culprit for the goal, but the defending from Hector Bellerin and Shkodran Mustafi was suspect as well. "They had it in the second half and we couldn't fight back in the 63rd game of the season, there was not a lot of fuel left in the tank". "They won, we lost, that's already history". (more...)
Accelerate wins $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic at Churchill Downs Accelerate wins $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic at Churchill Downs
- November 04, 2018

The other Baffert entry is West Coast who has double the starts of his barn mate with six wins from twelve starts. The Breeders' Cup welcoming top worldwide horses is not news, but it's worth pausing to consider the lineup for this year's World Championships that arrived from overseas. (more...)
Boston Red Sox move within a game of World Series glory Boston Red Sox move within a game of World Series glory
- November 04, 2018

You win, you lose". With his unlikely World Series MVP, Pearce put his name alongside a couple of greats, joining Babe Ruth and Ted Kluszewski as the only players 35 or over with multiple-homer games in the World Series. As for the World Series, the Red Sox now are one win a way from winning a championship. Boston never trailed in Game 5. "I don't doubt this place is not going to be getting up and going", said Sale during his press conference on Monday. (more...)
Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha's funeral gets underway in Thailand Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha's funeral gets underway in Thailand
- November 03, 2018

Finding his target in the 55th minute at the away game against Cardiff City, Demarai Gray revealed a message on his T-shirt, saying it was for Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha. An avid polo player, Vichai's empire also includes the VR Polo Club in Bangkok. Vichai bought the club in 2010 and many in the team have expressed their admiration of him and their sorrow at his death. (more...)
‘Ramos makes more mistakes than me!’ ‘Ramos makes more mistakes than me!’
- November 03, 2018

Lovren also said that Ramos's teammate Varane is "definitely" better than the Spaniard. "If you look, Ramos, he has many more mistakes than me but he's at Real Madrid ", Lovren said (via Football365 ). Ramos and Lovren squared off in the final of the Champions League in May, with the Spanish centre-back coming out on top in Kiev. I think they chose Ramos [at the FIFA Best awards] but that's a decision that you can not change. (more...)
San Francisco Giants legend Willie McCovey has died San Francisco Giants legend Willie McCovey has died
- November 03, 2018

Born in Mobile, Alabama, McCovey went on to be a three-time National League home run leader and twice led the league in RBI. Bonds remembered McCovey in a series of emotional tweets late Wednesday night, writing in part, "I am crying over losing you even when you told me not to". (more...)
CRAWFORD | Kentucky No. 9 in first playoff rankings CRAWFORD | Kentucky No. 9 in first playoff rankings
- November 03, 2018

No. 13 West Virginia has upcoming games against No. 16 Texas and No. 7 Oklahoma; if the Mountaineers win the Big 12 as a one-loss team, they'll be in the conversation. The Cyclones were also ranked last season - checking in at No. 15 - entering the month of November. The only loss the Bulldogs have taken this season was in Week 2 against the Minnesota Golden Gophers. (more...)
Lot of good for 49ers in Thursday night romp against Raiders Lot of good for 49ers in Thursday night romp against Raiders
- November 03, 2018

In addition to amassing seven sacks over the course of the game, the 49ers' defensive unit held the Raiders' running backs to 80 total rushing yards, while no Oakland receiver managed just 30 yards through the air. The fewest by a team in a 16-game season in 10.0, by the Chiefs in 2008. Carr finished 16 for 22 for 171 yards and was sacked five times before being replaced by AJ McCarron in the fourth quarter. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo is a fantastic player but Messi is better -Etebo Cristiano Ronaldo is a fantastic player but Messi is better -Etebo
- November 03, 2018

Neymar , who joined Paris Saint-Germain for £198m in 2017, also faced Ronaldo on many occasions during his time in Spain and, in a conversation with basketball great Steph Curry for The Players' Tribune , praised the pair and said he is always looking to learn from them. (more...)
JR Smith admits he'd like to be traded from Cavs JR Smith admits he'd like to be traded from Cavs
- November 02, 2018

Last year, former Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe was fined $10,000 for a tweet saying: "I don't wanna be here". And while Smith understood that his minutes were going to be drastically reduced - if not taken away completely - it's been a challenge for him to stay motivated. (more...)
Novak Djokovic reclaims number one spot from Rafael Nadal Novak Djokovic reclaims number one spot from Rafael Nadal
- November 02, 2018

That carried him to a personal record of 30 straight sets won, dating back to the second round of the US Open . Novak Djokovic has spoken of his pride at a "highly improbable" return to the top of the ATP rankings. The giant American saved four match points before the 22-year-old Khachanov, who had already staved off two himself, finally threaded a backhand victor past the net-rushing Isner to win after almost two-and-a-half hours of massive hitting. (more...)
'Don't be around when my patience runs out,' warns LeBron 'Don't be around when my patience runs out,' warns LeBron
- November 02, 2018

We all need a good "watch talk" guy. He made all four , including a pair of 3-pointers. L.A. also trotted out its fourth starting lineup in seven games, leading to rotations that didn't always flow smoothly. LeBron James floated some lofty comparisons about his teammate Brandon Ingram when he was asked about the young forward's impending return on Monday night. (more...)
City cruise into League Cup quarters, but De Bruyne suffers scare City cruise into League Cup quarters, but De Bruyne suffers scare
- November 02, 2018

Kevin De Bruyne has recently returned from injury to his right knee. Sane should have done better just after the half-hour mark, blasting a half-volley well over from a decent position after an intricate move involving De Bruyne and Foden. (more...)
Team India Celebrate Series Victory Over Windies in Style Team India Celebrate Series Victory Over Windies in Style
- November 02, 2018

India of course, won two of these matches and one was tied while one was won by Windies. But just when it mattered the most, all the players rose to the occasion. While Rohit fired 66 off 56 runs with 4 sixes and 5 boundaries, Jadeja picked up 4 wickets as the visitors were restricted at 104 in 31 overs. Chasing 105, India lost Shikhar Dhawan (6) in the second over. (more...)
Kate gets emotional at war museum Kate gets emotional at war museum
- November 02, 2018

To visit the Imperial war Museum in London, Kate Middleton chose a dress of rich blue color with sleeves in length three quarters, made by British designer Jenny Packham (which is in the outfits of this designer Kate appears particularly often!). (more...)
Chelsea coach fined by FA over Mourinho touchline row Chelsea coach fined by FA over Mourinho touchline row
- November 01, 2018

United, though, have struggled during Mourinho's third term at the club and are now in eighth place in the Premier League table, even as three consecutive away games against Bournemouth, Juventus and Manchester City approach. In their original statement on October 16 , the FA said: "It is alleged that his language at the end of the fixture, as captured by the broadcast footage, was abusive and/or insulting and/or improper". (more...)
Chelsea drawn at Stamford Bridge again in Carabao Cup quarter-finals Chelsea drawn at Stamford Bridge again in Carabao Cup quarter-finals
- November 01, 2018

That much was painfully true as Tomori, with no opponent close, inadvertently sliced Davide Zappacosta's cross into his own net early on. Lampard gave everything to Chelsea and they gave it back, in recognition of a career that yielded 211 goals in 648 appearances, saw him lift 11 major honours and nearly win the Ballon d'Or, coming second to Ronaldinho back in 2005. (more...)
Zola wants on loan pair to play against Chelsea in Carabao Cup Zola wants on loan pair to play against Chelsea in Carabao Cup
- November 01, 2018

Impressive in beating Manchester United in the third round, Lampard's young side were the architects of their own downfall in London as Chelsea loanee Fikayo Tomori and Richard Keogh both put through their own net inside 21 minutes. Regardless, the Championship side still summoned the belief to equalise a second time, all neatly pinged passes down the left before the excellent Mount wriggled free to square for Waghorn, ignored by Emerson, to score. (more...)
Carabao Cup: Arsenal, Chelsea qualify for quarter-final Carabao Cup: Arsenal, Chelsea qualify for quarter-final
- November 01, 2018

Asked when he would be back in management, Wenger told Sky Sports on Wednesday: "At the beginning of the year". "I have had a good rest and watched football a lot". The English League Cup match between Arsenal and Blackpool will be broadcast live on ESPN +. After a hard start to the season, Cech suffered a hamstring injury in the win over Watford last month and was only named on the bench following his return to fitness in the 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace in Arsenal's last game on ... (more...)
Formula One: Ricciardo beats Verstappen to pole at Mexican Grand Prix Formula One: Ricciardo beats Verstappen to pole at Mexican Grand Prix
- October 31, 2018

Hamilton endured an uncomfortable afternoon, struggling for grip with his tire choice and needing only a seventh-placed finish to guarantee the title, he put up little challenge as first Vettel and then Ricciardo overtook him. "I'm really, really happy with it", he said. Horner said Ricciardo's misfortune soured what was Red Bull's best race in a while, as Verstappen romped to victory. (more...)
Champ shoots 64 for lead in Jackson Champ shoots 64 for lead in Jackson
- October 31, 2018

The 23-year-old Californian stood on 17-under 199 after 54 holes at the Country Club of Jackson in MS with Canada's Corey Conners second after his own 64. "The back side I put it all together and brought it home". While Champ was struggling, Corey Conners was surging on a warm day in central MS that saw temperatures climb into the 80s. (more...)

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