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Geraint Thomas Wins BBC Sports Personality Of The Year

Geraint Thomas Wins BBC Sports Personality Of The Year Thomas said on stage in Birmingham: "I should have thought about what I was going to say. It's been an wonderful year for British sport and long may it continue". "To see people on their bikes and enjoying it, you take just as much pride from that as winning something like this". Thomas was the first Welshman to win the award since football player Ryan Giggs in 2009. [Full Article...]

Brantley signs 2-year deal with Astros

Brantley signs 2-year deal with Astros Brantley had spent all 10 of his Major League Baseball seasons with Cleveland. The two-time All-Star needed two surgeries to fix his shoulder and played just 11 games in 2016, missing Cleveland's run to the World Series . A lefty, Brantley hit.321 with a.380 on-base percentage against right-handed pitching last season. The deal is expected to be worth $32 million. He should provide Housto... [Full Article...]

Man Utd prepared to sack Mourinho over Christmas programme

Man Utd prepared to sack Mourinho over Christmas programme They are a team that Lyon has already played against but never beaten". Xherdan Shaqiri's late double gave them the three points after Jesse Lingard had cancelled out Sadio Mane's opener. "It should be a lot better, and I can't see any signs they're going to improve". Souness told Sky Sports: 'I would suggest that he's someone who's been allowed to get into his arm chair and when he starts... [Full Article...]

Mourinho Opens Talks With Real Madrid Soon After Leaving Man U

Mourinho Opens Talks With Real Madrid Soon After Leaving Man U The 167-cap worldwide, now at Liga NOS side Porto, had an infamous spat with Jose Mourinho when the Portuguese man was his manager at Real Madrid . "It's not for me to say if he should come to Real Madrid , but I really appreciate all he did for me at this club". "I would suggest that Zinedine Zidane will become the next manager at Manchester United ". [Full Article...]

Rio Ferdinand reacts to Manchester United sacking Jose Mourinho

Rio Ferdinand reacts to Manchester United sacking Jose Mourinho On Tuesday, United's official website announced that Portuguese Jose Mourinho was resigning, after having been head coach since 2016. Speculation grew over the weekend surrounding his continuation on the Old Trafford bench after the poor performance and 3-1 defeat away to Liverpool at Anfield . [Full Article...]

Unai Emery questions why Mauricio Pochettino would consider Manchester United

Unai Emery questions why Mauricio Pochettino would consider Manchester United Inevitably, Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino has been installed as the bookmakers' early favourite to replace the Portuguese at Old Trafford - leading to calls for him to stay loyal to the North London club. This is definitely not an issue Pochettino would have at Manchester United if he were to make a move there; the Red Devils spent £74m on new recruits over the summer and have the budget to... [Full Article...]

Jose Mourinho Fired: Who Will Be the New Manchester United Coach?

Jose Mourinho Fired: Who Will Be the New Manchester United Coach? However, his style might be too attritional for a club looking to move on from a manager who picked fights with most of his squad and with the board. Now, if Pogba starts thinking that he's bigger than Mourinho, there's your next problem. 'I do worry about the fact you're basically writing off two seasons, ' said Fletcher. As a result, Manchester United will be looking for its fourth manager sin... [Full Article...]

Raptors go ice cold in fourth quarter and lose to Nuggets

Raptors go ice cold in fourth quarter and lose to Nuggets Leonard, twice voted the NBA's defensive player of the year, was more reserved in his assessment on Sunday, saying he prides himself on getting on with the next play despite "very physical" opposition. Nikola Jokic led the way with 26 points and nine rebounds in the Nuggets' 95-86 victory over the Raptors. He has shot 48.7 percent from the field and 39.3 percent from 3-point range. [Full Article...]

Sane at the double to ensure City finish top of the pile

Sane at the double to ensure City finish top of the pile City struck the goal frame twice before equalizing when Sane stepped up to send a powerful, dipping free kick past goalkeeper Oliver Baumann in the first minute of stoppage time. They should have added to the lead after the break when Raheem Sterling broke clear from the edge of the area with Sane and Bernardo Silva in support. [Full Article...]

Barcelona deny they have a deal with Adrien Rabiot

Barcelona deny they have a deal with Adrien Rabiot Tottenham and Juventus are amongst the clubs who are preparing to table an offer for him in January, but the player is holding out for a summer move. "A few months ago, there were positive exchanges with his representative [agent and mother Veronique] with a view to him staying with the club and signing a new deal", the former Porto man explained. [Full Article...]

Tim Paine-Virat Kohli rivalry set to sizzle at Melbourne Cricket Ground

Tim Paine-Virat Kohli rivalry set to sizzle at Melbourne Cricket Ground Paine replied; "we're just having a conversation". Paine was heard saying to Kohli. Kohli squared up against Paine as the Australian skipper was completing a run. The incident came about during Australia's second innings on day four in Perth when cameras picked up footage of the pair arguing near the crease. [Full Article...]

LeBron James on consideration given to signing with Rockets: ‘Not much’

LeBron James on consideration given to signing with Rockets: ‘Not much’ Historically, it was a night to remember. James Harden didn't waste time making a highlight reel-worthy play on Thursday night, as he blew by Lonzo Ball on the perimeter and then threw down a nasty dunk on JaVale McGee less than three minutes into the match-up between the Rockets and Lakers . [Full Article...]

Rift with players led to Mourinho sacking

Rift with players led to Mourinho sacking A new caretaker manager will be appointed until the end of the current season, while the club searches for a new full-time manager. United's awful form, his alleged battles with his players, and generally miserable demeanour has led many to question whether the self-named "Special One" has lost his touch. [Full Article...]

Arsenal's Unai Emery - Mauricio Pochettino 'very happy' at Tottenhamamid Man United links

Arsenal's Unai Emery - Mauricio Pochettino 'very happy' at Tottenhamamid Man United links Gunners boss Unai Emery is also without fellow full-back Sead Kolasinac , while centre-back Shkodran Mustafi's hamstring injury is being assessed. "We are giving young players chances but we need a high level in the squad". But despite that, Leno thinks we could easily have won the game, but he feels that our lack of defenders played a big part in our defeat. It's not easy. [Full Article...]

I never expected so much success - Lionel Messi

I never expected so much success - Lionel Messi Five children from the SJD Pediatric Cancer Center in Barcelona, a hospital that has received support from the Leo Messi Foundation and Barça Foundation, placed the Golden Shoes on display at the event, atop a series of letters that spelled out the name "MESSI". [Full Article...]

Wilson Ramos, Mets agree to $19M, 2-year deal

Wilson Ramos, Mets agree to $19M, 2-year deal The Mets hopes to find some consistency at catcher with Ramos, after rotating sporadically through Kevin Plawecki , Tomas Nido , Jose Lobaton and Devin Mesoraco for most of 2019. D'Arnaud, who turns 30 in February, has been on the disabled list in five straight seasons as injuries limited him to 366 major league games, an average of 73 per season. [Full Article...]

Four Vikings players named to the Pro Bowl

Four Vikings players named to the Pro Bowl More information about these and all of the events taking place during Pro Bowl Week is available at ProBowl.com . Maybe there's more to the belief that this Patriots team is different. The 2019 Pro Bowl presented by Verizon kicks off at 3 p.m. ET on January 27, and will be televised live from Camping World Stadium in Orlando on ESPN, ESPN Deportes, Disney XD and simulcast on ABC. [Full Article...]

Lasith Malinga picked up in IPL auction

Lasith Malinga picked up in IPL auction IPL 2019 Auctions: Uncapped Varun Chakravarthy Sold to Kings XI Punjab for 8.4 Crore, Jaydev Unadkat Returns to Rajasthan Royals . "We always knew that we will break the wall for him", said KXIP CEO Satish Menon. Not sure if Yuvraj Singh will share the same feeling after his price tag. While Mohit returned to Chennai Super Kings after the defending champion lost out in the race for Unadkat, ... [Full Article...]

Klopp's Liverpool are vulnerable - Neuer

Klopp's Liverpool are vulnerable - Neuer Teams that finished in second place in the group stage will host the first legs on February 12/13 and 19/20 with the return matches scheduled for March 5 and 6 and 12 and 13. "They did brilliantly without me, but I'm sure they'll be happy that I'm back". "The players gave everything and when they give everything I'm never upset with them". [Full Article...]

Australia five wickets away from series-levelling win

Australia five wickets away from series-levelling win Having played in the first three days of the game, he was absent on the fourth and final day of the domestic clash. "Murali, I know he´s your captain, but you can´t seriously like him as a bloke", Paine said, in comments picked up by microphone. [Full Article...]


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