by | December 17, 2017 | 11:18

Conte feels his team deserve greater credit for a run of results that has seen them go joint-second with Manchester United , with City's 15 successive top-flight triumphs for an English record unjustly overshadowing them. "If you consider the last 10 games, you understand that we are doing our job", he said. The west London side return to League Cup action next week when they host Bournemouth in the quarter-final clash at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night.

by | December 17, 2017 | 10:34

Oxford Dictionaries have admitted that the word was " not an obvious choice ", however they say that use of the word in everyday speech increased five-fold in 2017. Oxford Dictionaries consultant Susie Dent said numerous year's standout words "speak to fractured times of mistrust and frustration". Winners are selected due to their "lasting potential as a word of cultural significance".

by | December 17, 2017 | 06:17

City were linked with Van Dijk in summer, but were left to look elsewhere instead when it became clear that he wanted to join Liverpool at the time . Antonio Conte has praised Virgil van Dijk . "He's a really good player". Pellegrino insists he will make every effort to keep the club's "best player" when the January transfer window opens in the New Year.

by | December 17, 2017 | 06:08

However, Agnew did note that it appeared the dogs had been bred for fighting. Agnew said Stephens' relatives have requested the dogs be euthanized. Investigators in Goochland , Va., about 30 miles outside of Richmond, say the petite, 5-1 young woman, who weighed a little more than 100 pounds, was mauled to death by her dogs, which had a combined weight of about twice hers, while out on a walk this past week.

by | December 17, 2017 | 05:10

We've got what we've got. "There is nothing that has surprised us". The pair torched England for 107 runs in the session as England's bowlers laboured without energy and objective on a stubbornly flat pitch. Ponting, who holds Australia's record for most Test centuries with 41, said Indian captain Kohli was on a "pretty high pedestal" but he, Root and Williamson were "nowhere near as good" as Smith.

by | December 17, 2017 | 02:47

In the last matchup between these two teams, Hunt exploded for 172 rushing yards-including a 69-yard fourth-quarter scamper to seal the win-on 17 carries. Here's everything you need to know to watch the game, or follow along as we bring you the latest score, live updates and more. The Chargers as healthy as they have been all year and are on an incredibly hot streak.

by | December 17, 2017 | 02:33

Gonzalez gave thanks to the Dodgers organization and the team's fans, while also noting that the move was more about him becoming a free agent in order to see what other opportunities could be out there for him to take advantage of. In 14 big league seasons, the five-time All-Star has hit.288 with 2,010 hits, 311 homers and 1,176 RBI while playing in 1,875 games. He went on the DL three times last season, when he was limited to 19 appearances and went 6-4 with a 3.98 ERA.

by | December 17, 2017 | 01:49

During Real Madrid's 2-1 victory over Al Jazira on Wednesday, chants of "Messi!" Further triumphs in the UEFA and Spanish Supercups swelled their trophy count to four, and Ronaldo and Co. "I didn't expect to match Del Bosque, but I have to congratulate the players because what they're doing isn't easy". They carried out a series of possession and pressing exercises, shots and goal and games on reduced-size pitches.

by | December 17, 2017 | 01:31

The character, if you're unfamiliar, is very adamant that players who don't give it their all with a big-time celebration shouldn't be awarded the six (or seven) points that actually come from a touchdown. INJURY REPORT: Detroit center Travis Swanson (concussion) and right tackle Rick Wagner (ankle) were ruled out after both were unable to practice this week.

by | December 16, 2017 | 23:49

But if there's a way to turn around a disappointing year, it can't get better than ending it with their first-ever series win in India in the third and final ODI at Visakhapatnam today. We just have to give our best and hats off to him for the way he performed in the last game. The skipper said there were no injury worries and all the players were fit.

by | December 16, 2017 | 22:54

There are talks of Arsenal no longer being relevant and I am sure that the club would want to silence numerous critics with a big win in this game . If we continue in the same vein as our last three performances in the Premier League then we can expect a lot of the ball but not a lot of goals. Clutching at straws or is this the best time to play Arsenal? Arsenal took the lead in the 23rd minute thanks to a sublime volley from midfielder Mesut Ozil.

by | December 16, 2017 | 22:25

The Oklahoma City Thunder and New York Knicks meet Saturday in National Basketball Association action at Madison Square Garden. Anthony exchanged pleasantries with familiar faces at the morning shootaround, but he chose not to speak to reporters about his Garden return until after the game.

by | December 16, 2017 | 21:35

There were always suspicions about Sherra Wright-Robinson regarding the mysterious and unsolved murder of her ex-husband, former National Basketball Association star Lorenzen Wright . Wright's mother confronted him in court last week as he was arraigned. Rallings would not discuss the connection between Turner and Wright , but he said police were confident they knew each other.

by | December 16, 2017 | 21:11

David Moyes enjoyed another impressive defensive display from his West Ham side in a goalless draw with Arsenal and is now ready to take the handbrake off. Despite Erik Pieters going to ground, there was absolutely no contact by the defender and Lanzini produced a theatrical dive to con the match official into awarding a penalty.

by | December 16, 2017 | 15:30

The court ruling did not affect the rights of delegates who have been elected at properly constituted branch general meetings to serve as delegates at any conference of the ANC. Seegobin also granted the PEC leave to petition the Supreme Court of Appeal and the Constitutional Court. "All structures that are nullified by the courts will not be voting delegates at conference".

by | December 16, 2017 | 13:33

The third quarter ended with the Rockets up 92-72. In between, James Harden added three free throws. Clint Capela (18 points, 10 rebounds) and Ryan Anderson (12 points, 10 rebounds) had double-doubles for the Rockets, who are 13-0 with Paul in the lineup.

by | December 16, 2017 | 13:24

The Frenchman said: "We have never been approached by Man United in any way, so I don't see why that came up and who found that, that's always something that's been created". "Maybe when you're less successful in your finishing, you want to force the game a little bit". "We had no petrol but ideas [in 2003-04], they have petrol and ideas", Wenger said .

by | December 16, 2017 | 13:09

From there, Russell Westbrook and company managed to eek out the win, and while it it wasn't the sole reason, a wild dunk from Westbrook was a big part of that escape. He's been hitting just 35 percent from the field over his last five games and a frightful 21.9 percent from three-point range. Redick had a final chance to win it for the Sixers , but Patrick Patterson blocked his three-point effort as the Thunder survived to win a thriller.

by | December 16, 2017 | 10:43

Federation Internationale de Football Association has found out that the governmental National Sports Council, NSC, has been pushing the RFEF to hold new presidential elections, taking both Larrea and Villar out of their respective positions.

by | December 16, 2017 | 10:39

If the England worldwide is not deemed fit enough to play another game from the start, then Francis Coquelin or Mohamed Elneny will partner Granit Xhaka . Arsenal are seventh in the table and without a win in three matches. Olivier Giroud has scored more Premier League goals against Newcastle than any other club (8) and has had a hand in six goals in four Premier League games against them at the Emirates (five goals, one assist).

by | December 16, 2017 | 09:45

The Giants acquired Moore last season at the trade deadline, and he came within an out of a no-hitter against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Texas Rangers have increased the depth of their rotation significantly, as they completed a trade Friday to acquire LHP Matt Moore from the San Francisco Giants in exchange for multiple prospects.

by | December 16, 2017 | 06:11

Guardiola will also not entertain thoughts of maintaining their unbeaten record all season long and emulating Arsenal's 2003-04 Invincibles. "That's not going to happen", said Guardiola. Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has today been discussing his relationship with Pep Guardiola after his "Kane team" comments. Safe to say, he poured cold water on a possible rift between them.

by | December 16, 2017 | 06:02

Cozart is coming off a huge year for the Reds , one in which he put up career best numbers. Longtime Reds shortstop Zack Cozart has a new team and a new position. With just Valbuena on the roster when free agency began for 2B/3B with even bench players for the positions from 2017 hitting the market, the Angels have turned a hole on their team to a surplus right now.

by | December 16, 2017 | 03:31

Napier is scheduled to speak to the media today. After his first - and only - season at Arizona State , the Sun Devils new head coach Herm Edwards said of Napier; "Billy's experiences while working on some of the top coaching staffs in college football will be invaluable as we move Sun Devil football forward".

by | December 16, 2017 | 02:45

The Ivory Coast centre back, who has made eight league appearances for United this season, has not played since the 1-0 loss to Chelsea at the start of November. "I knew that it wouldn't be an easy job, I had a similar experience before in huge historic clubs". "It was hard but it was good for my development as a manager too which is something that I always try to do".

by | December 16, 2017 | 02:20

Left tackle Riley Reiff (ankle) and tight end Kyle Rudolph (ankle) were listed as doubtful on the team's official injury report Friday. Both Elflein and Remmers were participating during the Vikings' first practice of the week. Beginning in Week 10, Hill made five consecutive starts in relief of the injured Mike Remmers at right tackle. Rudolph was spotted in a walking boot after Sunday's 31-24 loss to the Panthers and wasn't able to practice in any capacity this week.

by | December 16, 2017 | 02:11

The Ducks are 7-point favorites against Boise State. Now the teams get together for Round 3 in Sin City. The schools do have two common opponents this season: Wyoming and ranked Washington State. OR was 6-1 and averaged 51.2 points in Herbert's starts compared to 1-4 and 15.0 points when he was sidelined. Quarterback Brett Rypien, nephew of former Super Bowl-winning quarterback Mark Rypien, engineered a 90-yard scoring drive late in the fourth quarter to pull out the win over the ...

by | December 16, 2017 | 01:22

Aaron Nagler fielded Green Bay Packers fans' questions in a Facebook Live chat on Wednesday afternoon, December 13, 2017. It's back to a normal week of preparation for Rodgers after making what McCarthy had considered great progress from right collarbone surgery.

by | December 16, 2017 | 01:16

It is a worn-out storyline for the Indianapolis Colts . This week's film breakdown looks at Barkevious Mingo showing off his pass rush ability - and his pure speed - to get a huge third-down sack early in Thursday night's game against the Denver Broncos at Lucas Oil Stadium.

by | December 16, 2017 | 01:02

The Belgium worldwide was left on the bench for Chelsea's 3-1 win over Huddersfield Town at the John Smith's Stadium on Tuesday, with the Italian preferring to lead with Eden Hazard in Álvaro Morata's absence. He said: "David has a big inflammation on his knee, we are trying to solve this situation with the doctor. I am disappointed about this, but I will try to solve the situation".

by | December 16, 2017 | 00:55

The man would have smashed a window; the situation is safe now and the motive of the man is unknown yet, reported Dutch television NOS. The area is now open again. A spokesperson for the airport said that the plaza, which contains bars, restaurants and shops was evacuated but the sections behind check-in desks and security were not evacuated.

by | December 16, 2017 | 00:50

More trades have come entering the day on Friday, with big-name free agents still available. What is most impressive of Santana is his zone judgement, posting an average of 98 walks and 112 strikeouts over the last 7 seasons. He joins a core of position players in Philly that also includes Rhys Hoskins , Aaron Altherr , Nick Williams and Maikel Franco . In addition to his offensive prowess, Santana has turned himself into a solid defensive first baseman.

by | December 16, 2017 | 00:37

Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson was late to a team meeting on Friday, a source confirmed, and will not travel to Sunday's game against the Saints . A seven-year veteran, Wilkerson has 3.5 sacks this season - down from the 12 he had in 2015 - and 46 tackles. That's eight sacks in 28 games. "He pretty much just said, our mission's still the same: "One team, one goal, '" linebacker Demario Davis said of Bowles" message to the players.

by | December 16, 2017 | 00:33

Arsene Wenger's squad looked in good spirits on Friday as they wrapped up warm in thermals, hats and gloves to courageous the cold before Rafa Benitez's Magpies visit the Emirates on Saturday. There is a major positive news in the form of Paul Dummett being available for the first time since the opening day of the campaign following a hamstring injury.

by | December 15, 2017 | 23:56

I have a lot of respect for what they are doing there. Happy to retain possession or play on the counter attack, their high-octane, intense pressing will be a real test of the Cherries' resolve, while Liverpool have also shown their prowess in attacking set pieces.