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by | January 10, 2018 | 18:27

Tuesday saw a " clear the air meeting " before training at Valdebebas, after which Zidane strongly defended his players and his own coaching methods at a feisty news conference, and Pavon told Radio Marca that the Frenchman's calmness in good and bad times meant he remained the best man for the job.

by | January 10, 2018 | 18:15

Villas-Boas was performing admirably on debut, in 43rd place for Team Overdrive after the third stage, but crashed on stage four after his Toyota Hilux hit a sand dune. Better luck next time! The former manager, who guided Porto to the 2011 UEFA Europa League title, chose to test his driving skills this year by participating in the famously risky race, which had always been a dream of his.

by | January 10, 2018 | 17:53

Wenger has experienced the wrath of the Chelsea faithful from the stands before, having watched the Blues thrash his side 3-1 in February 2017. "[It was] very uncomfortable", said Wenger, who was sanctioned by the FA for verbally abusing referee Mike Dean.

by | January 10, 2018 | 17:40

The number 14 is synonymous with Barcelona and Dutch legend Cryuff , who won the Ballon d'Or three times with one of those awarded during his five-year spell at the club. The timing of Barca's move for Coutinho has been questioned because he will not be able to play in the Champions League this season having already played in the competition for Liverpool .

by | January 10, 2018 | 17:32

And then, of course, there's Aaron Donald , who's heading into the final year of his rookie contract and has proven worthy of becoming the game's highest-paid defensive player. So the Falcons' best chance of success against the Rams was to take him out of the game as much as possible and force Jared Goff to make throws to win it.

by | January 10, 2018 | 17:25

BCCI on Wednesday announced that the Indian team will be playing two T20I against Ireland , before their tour to England in July this year. Confirming the news, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said that the two T20Is will be held in Dublin on June 27 and June 29 .

by | January 10, 2018 | 17:02

Damore filed alongside co-plaintiff David Gudeman and the lawsuit also seeks class action status in order to represent, "all employees of Google discriminated against (i) due to their perceived conservative political views...(ii) due to their male gender...and/or (iii) due to their Caucasian race".

by | January 10, 2018 | 16:09

Lukaku didn't sign for Chelsea , of course, but did turn down a new deal on Merseyside before leaving for Manchester United . As noted in the piece, Lukaku's agent, Mino Raiola, had previously reported Lukaku's new contract with Everton was "99.9 per cent" finalised, with the Belgian forward said to have been offered a weekly wage of £140,000.

by | January 10, 2018 | 15:24

Manchester United have now reignited their interest in the 25-year-old who has been given a limited playing time in Paris and who is said to be keen on a move that could help him boost his chances of making it into the Brazil World Cup squad next summer.

by | January 10, 2018 | 15:21

The Toronto Raptors have positioned themselves as legitimate NBA Championship contenders in the Eastern Conference thanks to the sublime skills of DeMar DeRozan , Kyle Lowry and a talented supporting cast. "It certainly felt like there was something at stake from the very tip, and that's the way it should be in this league, " said Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said.

by | January 10, 2018 | 14:57

Even though Bill Belichick shot the rumors down and said he "absolutely" intends on returning to the Patriots on Monday, it didn't stop the rumors from continuing to come out of NY with Belichick potentially going to the Giants. Belichick and company had the unpleasant task of fixing an aging roster and having to move on from some of the most popular players who have ever worn a Browns uniform.

by | January 10, 2018 | 11:24

But he's in the backfield, as well. He was replaced by backup quarterback Derek Anderson for one play. But the Saints won the most important game between the teams on January 24, 2010, at the Superdome and two weeks later beat Indianapolis 31-17 in Super Bowl XLIV.

by | January 10, 2018 | 10:54

All-rounder Ben Stokes is absent after being arrested for his part in an altercation outside a Bristol nightclub in September. Several England players and coaches have repeatedly stressed in recent weeks that the main difference between the sides is that Australia have seized the crucial moments across the series.

by | January 10, 2018 | 10:29

Puel told the UAE 2013 FIFA Under-17 World Cup Golden Ball victor he needs to improve all aspects of his game if he is to force his way into the starting line-up, according to Leicester Mercury . According to Fanatik , Besiktas president Fikret Orman was in London last week to talk with the player's agent, and the Turkish giants are looking to take him on loan from Leicester City.

by | January 10, 2018 | 09:57

According to British tabloid, The Sun , Iwobi was videoed screaming and dancing at 2.37am on Saturday in Soho, central London, at the wild bash where partygoers smoked cannabis and inhaled laughing gas. "But that is what is requested from a top professional". "We want to respond". On the other end, we don't win the FA Cup every year. For their part, Arsenal's youthful side produced a disjointed display, with the experience provided by Mertesacker and Welbeck not enough as the visitors ...

by | January 10, 2018 | 09:55

Pep Guardiola appreciates when teams, whether at home or away, try to play against his team - on the micro, because it benefits his side when the opposition doesn't bunker in defensively; on the macro, it's how he believes the game is supposed to be played - and he's quick to praise the opposing manager in such an instance.

by | January 10, 2018 | 09:21

Tottenham are reportedly preparing a new deal for Kane worth £200,000 a week but the striker was not aware of any planned negotiations. "It's a matter of opinion", the 24-year-old said . SkyBet League One strugglers AFC Wimbledon are now sat in the relegation zone despite losing once in their last three games. "I've always said: keep progressing, keep getting better, start winning trophies", he was quoted as saying by the Independent .

by | January 10, 2018 | 09:04

Prienu Vytautas , a Lithuanian club, signed the brothers to one-year contracts and withdrew from the Baltic Basketball League to play in a series of exhibition games arranged by the elder Ball's infamous company, Big Baller Brand. "When you come out and they change it just for the Balls ", LaVar Ball told ESPN , "you know it's real". "I'm excited for the fact they named something after the Big Baller Brand".

by | January 10, 2018 | 07:55

The Green Bay Packers are set to hire ex-Cleveland Browns' head coach Mike Pettine as their defensive coordinator, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter . He went 7-9 in his first year in Cleveland but was sacked after a 3-13 season in 2015. Pettine got his start in Baltimore as an outside linebackers coach for Ryan.

by | January 10, 2018 | 04:34

Gruden hasn't coached since he went 9-7 with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2008, and he has served as a color analyst for ESPN's Monday Night Football since 2009. Perhaps fittingly, Gruden's last Monday Night Football broadcast came in Kansas City, the home of the Raiders' biggest division rival. The Raiders fired Jack Del Rio following a 6-10 season as rumors team owner Mark Davis had targeted Gruden to replace Del Rio.

by | January 10, 2018 | 03:55

The Alabama Crimson Tide are national champions once again after defeating the Georgia Bulldogs , 26-23, in dramatic fashion on Monday night. Mark Heim is a sports reporter for The Alabama Media Group. But Tagovailoa's downfield passing threat and mobility from the pocket created a new, unsafe dynamic for Alabama's offense that proved to be the difference.

by | January 10, 2018 | 03:26

Isaiah Thomas finally is back on the hardwood , which is good news for the Cleveland Cavaliers as they look to gain their footing amid an up-and-down season and ultimately make a fourth consecutive trip to the NBA Finals. Thomas insisted there was no deliberate effort to hurt Wiggins. Cavs coach Tyronn Lue has said Thomas will likely site Friday at Indiana. Crawford said Thomas called him as soon as he was traded to the Cavs, and after Thomas hung up, Thomas' wife and parents ...

by | January 10, 2018 | 03:25

Lynch was then cleared by the EOAA after their investigation. Lynch can still file an appeal with Minnesota's Student Sexual Misconduct Subcommittee, which would delay his suspension from going into effect. January 4, 2018: The EOAA notifies the accuser from the April 7 incident that Lynch has been found responsible for sexual misconduct from that case, and recommends his expulsion.

by | January 10, 2018 | 03:23

That's what I'm saying. But as tensions begin to flare between LaVar and the Lakers front-office, it forces us to ask: how much more could this go on? "As president of the Coaches Association I view the recent ESPN article as a disgrace, quite honestly", Carlisle said Sunday before Dallas' game against the New York Knicks, via USA TODAY.

by | January 10, 2018 | 03:02

A quarterback battle seems inevitable. Georgia coach Kirby Smart remained positive after falling short of beating his former longtime boss, Alabama coach Nick Saban. For Alabama, it was defensive lineman Da'Ron Payne, who shoved aside offensive linemen all night. It paid off. The quarterbacks bought in, the team bought in and Tagovailoa rewarded Saban's trust.

by | January 10, 2018 | 02:57

According to the Japan Times , Yasuhiro Suzuki laced rival Seiji Komatsu's drink, causing him to fail a doping test. The canoeing federation says that in addition to spiking Komatsu's drink, Suzuki, 32, was found to have repeatedly resorted to trickery at competitions, such as stealing other kayak racers' tools or gear.

by | January 10, 2018 | 02:27

The report doesn't indicate which players (s) the Jazz might send back to the Bulls . Judging by this series of tweets, we have a corroborated report that the Pistons are interested in Nikola Mirotic , which is further authenticated by Stan Van Gundy who said himself that the team is interested in making a deal, though he didn't seem to know much about Mirotic when asked about it .

by | January 10, 2018 | 00:46

His presence certainly wouldn't affect Eason negatively, though, as the latter will be subject to transfer rules that state a player must sit out a full season unless granted a special waiver by the NCAA. He was a regular at Huskies practices during coach Chris Petersen's first spring at Washington , but stuck with his long-standing commitment to Georgia .

by | January 09, 2018 | 23:26

Scarbrough rushed for 23 yards on four carries and caught a pass in Alabama's 26-23 overtime victory over the Bulldogs, the Crimson Tide winning their fifth title under coach Nick Saban. It is still my belief that Scarbrough said "Trump", and not "Georgia". "Those type of words didn't come out of my mouth". Before the game though, a video emerged, in which Sporting News characterized running back Bo Scarbrough as yelling, "F**k Trump".

by | January 09, 2018 | 23:22

A star quarterback for the University of Miami (FL) in college, Dorsey had an undistinguished seven-year playing career in the National Football League and CFL before transitioning to coaching. Dorsey spent five seasons as the Panthers quarterbacks coach after a few years as a scout. And if Rivera doesn't hire him, Panthers defensive coordinator Steve Wilks might.

by | January 09, 2018 | 22:26

Even though the USA president hasn't really spoken about these issues or lashed out at the "fake media" for stoking these fears, it looks like these speculations aren't going to die anytime soon, considering the Twitterati is once again speaking of it.

by | January 09, 2018 | 22:17

Last week, after it was announced that President Trump would be attending the national college football championship game between the University of Alabama and University of Georgia, we at Spin were curious about the prospect of the president watching the game's inaugural halftime performer , Kendrick Lamar .

by | January 09, 2018 | 21:43

Burnley have received much praise for the results that they have attained so far this season and it will be intriguing to see whether Sean Dyche's side can continue to perform so effectively in the remainder of the campaign. It is so complicated it may not happen again. " We had a game plan and I think it worked in the first half, but I think a 10 minute spell from their first killed us a little bit ", Barnes added.

by | January 09, 2018 | 20:57

Yes, the Looney Tunes 1990s spinoff Tiny Toon Adventures was a major inspiration for creator Donald Glover in season 2 of his FX series Atlanta which is getting the title of Atlanta Robbin. "It's just a very tense and desperate time". Bye bye " Atlanta " and hello " Atlanta Robbin' Season " and think of it as the continuation of where season one left off, a good-humored comedy taking place in a parallel black Justin Bieber universe, where the protagonists try to survive on ...

by | January 09, 2018 | 19:14

Following Monday night's overtime thriller, in which the Crimson Tide topped the Georgia Bulldogs 26-23 , Bozeman got down on one knee and popped the question to girlfriend and Alabama women's basketball player, Nikki Hegstetter. After Alabama missed a field goal that would have secured their win at the end of the fourth quarter, the two teams faced off in overtime. If not, well, the offensive lineman was going to wait a day.