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Everton fires manager Marco Silva following Liverpool loss

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Sky Sports pundit Charlie Nicholas expects managerless Everton to stun Chelsea at Goodison Park this weekend following the sacking of Marco Silva . There is also a frailty within a team lacking leaders - the Toffees did not win any of the 27 Premier League matches under Silva in which they went behind. Read More »

Arsenal interim boss Ljungberg plans Pepe pep talk

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But he has lacked a cutting edge and appeared to lose the faith of former Arsenal boss Unai Emery, who did not select Pepe in his final four games at the helm before he was sacked last Friday. But apart from that, that stays with me", said Ljungberg. When asked about Ljungberg's arrival, Pepe said: 'As he was a player, he understands us better. Read More »

Chelsea able to buy in January after transfer ban reduced

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The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has sanctioned the English club Chelsea FC and The Football Association for breaches relating to the global transfer and registration of players under the age of 18. Chelsea will now be able to sign new recruits in January, with a left-back a priority for manager Lampard. CAS were keen to confirm their verdict in time for the club to know whether they can be involved in the January 2020 transfer window. Read More »

Newcastle United ready to consider £15m bids for striker Dwight Gayle

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His body language said to me he had seen the linesman had put the flag up and he was going to be offside. Jonjo Shelvey even nonchalantly went up and took an opportunity. The victory is a massive boost for Newcastle, with seven places and five points now between them and the relegation zone after picking up 19 points in their opening 15 league games of the season. Read More »

India are the No.1 team, says Pollard

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Pollard led West Indies to their first ODI series victory in five years, against Afghanistan, and although they lost the subsequent T20I series 2-1, they got a feel of Indian conditions. They have been doing well and congrats to them as well but it's not for us to take much into that, we have to deal with what's presented in front of us when we come there and those are the things we're looking to channel our energies on. Read More »

Phil Mickelson to skip Phoenix for European Tour’s Saudi International

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Woods' decision occurs in the obvious context of Saudi Arabia's considerable record of human rights violations , most notably the killing of Washington Post reporter Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. I am looking forward to experiencing this for the first time. "And maybe eventually Saudi Arabia ". Woods has an extended historical past within the Center East, first taking part in the Dubai Desert Basic in 2001. Read More »

Three Georgetown basketball players accused of harassment, assault, burglary

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On Monday, Georgetown announced that James Akinjo and Josh LeBlanc will not play again this year and will not be members of the team for the rest of the season. In her civil complaint, one of the women said she and her roommate fear for their safety. 'I believe that Joshua and his friends stole my items from my house and would like to be reimbursed for these items'. Read More »

Inter Roma condemn 'Black Friday' Lukaku Smalling front page

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The Italian newspaper ran a photo of the pair on the front page of Thursday's edition of the newspaper to preview the former Manchester United players coming head to head the following day in Inter " s game with Roma, and accompanied the story with the headline: "Black Friday'. Read More »

Stephen Strasburg to meet with the Yankees this week

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Like Cole, Strasburg is going to get a huge payday, but it's too early to know what his price will become. However, less than a week from the opening of the Winter Meetings, which has seen marquee free agents shy away from announcing mega deals as they did in the past, the Yankees sent a trio of decision-makers in Brian Cashman , Aaron Boone and new pitching coach Matt Blake , to Southern California to meet with Scott Boras and his clients, Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg . Read More »

Antetokounmpo firing on all pistons as Milwaukee beat Detroit

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The Bucks' bench was again given a chance to impress and D.J. Wilson finished with 19 points, while George Hill contributed 14. Julius Randle led the Knicks with 19 points. The Milwaukee Bucks were untroubled on their way to a 12th straight win in the National Basketball Association, while the Philadelphia 76ers also claimed a victory on Monday. Read More »

White Sox rumors: Team offered more to Zack Wheeler than Phillies

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According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic , Wheeler turned down more money from the Chicago White Sox than the $118 million he got from Philadelphia. The Mets could be seeing a lot of Zack Wheeler this season, just not in a blue and orange cap. He has posted a 23-15 record and 3.65 ERA with 374 strikeouts in 377 2/3 innings. Read More »

Billionaire poised to launch bid for major Aston Martin stake

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Stroll Snr.in 2018 led a consortium that acquired the insolvent Force India F1 team , with the team rebranded Racing Point for the 2019 season and Stroll Jnr. Furthermore, Aston Martin now enjoys a technical alliance with Mercedes which powers Racing Point's chargers in F1. Aston Martin's share price now hovers around 5 British pounds (approximately $6.57), down from a high of about 16 British pounds shortly after the IPO. Read More »

Liverpool to take full strength squad to Club World Cup

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Any players that suffer and illness or injury can be replaced up to 24 hours before the first match the Reds are set to play in. Liverpool's Club World Cup squad: Five things to know... Thursday's confirmation of a strong first-choice squad heading to Doha means Villa can expect to face a young side in the EFL Cup , though Harvey Elliott , Neco Williams and Curtis Jones will also join the travelling Club World Cup party. Read More »

Anthony Joshua: 'It's been about being confident'

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While Joshua earns just under £50m for his appearance in Saudi Arabia, Ruiz Jr will receive just over £10m for the second fight. "I'm really nervous", said the Matchroom Boxing chief. Because of the late change in opponent in June, both the difference in height between Miller and the shorter Ruiz and the limited time to find adequate sparring partners were cited as excuses for Joshua. Read More »

LaLiga: Real Madrid suffer major injury blow

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The 28-year-old suffered the injury in the 2-2 Champions League Group A draw at home to Paris Saint-Germain last week, following a challenge from compatriot Thomas Meunier , although the club initially said he had suffered bruising . It could imply he'll sit out the Clasico at Camp Nou on December 18. The membership additionally mentioned defender Marcelo has sustained a calf damage and, in response to studies in Spain, he's additionally in peril of lacking the match. Read More »

Giants QB Jones has ankle sprain, Manning likely to start

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Shurmur compared Daniel Jones' injury to running back Saquon Barkley's ankle injury that kept the Pro-Bowler on the shelf for three games. There has been speculation that he would retire at the end of this season after losing the starter's job to Jones. Read More »

Liverpool have its best start to Premier League history

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A remarkable first half saw six goals - Origi and Xherdan Shaqiri helping the Reds race ahead, though Michael Keane pulled Everton back into contention. Look Forward to Winning FIFA Club World Cup With Liverpool, Says Virgil van Dijk . 'City have had some indifferent results but Liverpool have been relentless and they have not played as well as we know they can, but they have still ground out results and that is the difference this year'. Read More »

8 to 18 in College Football Playoff rankings

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Rose Bowl vs. OR or Utah. The order can change on Selection Day, but it's an important distinction heading into the season's final rankings on December 8. 12 Alabama, which slid down after losing to No. 11 Auburn over the weekend. But the biggest line among the top four teams is No. 3 Clemson favored by an eye-popping 28.5 over No. Read More »

Cubs Non Tender Addison Russell

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The infielder was tendered a contract last December and sat out the first 28 games of the 2019 season to complete the suspension. Russell was projected to make $5.1 million in 2020 if tendered a contract by the Cubs . He was brought back to the team in mid-August, hitting nine home runs and driving in 23 RBI's in 241 plate appearances. The next season, Russell compiled a.722 OPS while playing solid defense, though issues in his marriage began to surface. Read More »

Vegas visits New Jersey after Tuch’s 2 goal-game

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Shortly after Rangers forward Chris Kreider rang a shot off the crossbar, Smith made it 3-0 early in the second period with his team-leading 12th goal of the season when he broke loose on a breakaway and beat Lundqvist with a backhand. Nico Hischier has recorded six assists over the last 10 games for New Jersey. It marked the first time this season that Vegas has won three games in a row, all with Subban in net. Read More »

Passengers Restrain Man After He Tried to Open Plane Door Mid-Flight

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Passengers including Dean Whyte - a boxing consultant who is the brother of the British professional boxer Dillian Whyte - managed to pull him away, eventually calming him down. Whyte and his brother's entourage were traveling to Saudi Arabia ahead of Dillian's fight on the undercard of the Andy Ruiz Jr. versus Anthony Joshua heavyweight title fight scheduled for Saturday night. Read More »

Arsenal interim boss Freddie Ljungberg reveals real issue faced by Nicolas Pepe

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The former midfielder is taking his first steps in management and, having enjoyed nine-trophy-laden years as a player under Wenger - a period that delivered two Premier League title and three FA Cups - Ljungberg is planning to make contact with the Frenchman who departed the north London club 18 months ago after a 22-year spell in charge. Read More »

Ottawa Senators’ Mark Borowiecki stops robbery in Vancouver

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The Vancouver Police Department released a brief statement thanking Borowiecki for his service. According to TSN 1200 , Borowiecki witnessed someone breaking in to a vehicle in the Vancouver neighbourhood of Gastown and confronted the individual, who was on a bike. Read More »

South Asian Games 2 December recap

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The women's kumite team - comprising Nargis Hazara, Kalsoom Hazara, Sana Kausar, and Sabira - won gold. The bronze medals were shared by Sri Lanka (Imesha Udeya Ranasinghe and Ishara Madurangi) and Nepal (Santoo Shrestha and Nabita Shrestha). Read More »

Zack Wheeler joins Philadelphia Phillies on 5-year contract

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The White Sox, Twins, Reds, Rangers and Blue Jays are among the clubs pursuing Wheeler, who is the leading free-agent alternative to fellow right-handers Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg even though his career ERA+ (ERA adjusted to park and league) is exactly league average. Read More »

7 takeaways from the Vikings loss to the Seahawks in Week 13

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It's possible the 49ers have to win out their remaining four games to regain control of both the NFC top seed and NFC West, which belong to the Saints and Seahawks, respectively. Essentially, the Eagles (5-7) and Vikings (8-4) would need to finish with a better collective record than the Packers (9-3) and Redskins (3-9). "Our offense played fantastic that game", he said. Read More »

Trezeguet, Elmohamady star as Aston Villa lose at Chelsea

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After getting a well-deserved draw at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon, belief in the Villa squad will be high heading into the clash with the Blues, but they will be without a couple of first-team players for the trip. Chelsea manager Frank Lampard called his former team-mate John Terry a "legend" as the ex-defender returned to Stamford Bridge for the first time on Wednesday. Read More »

Chris Petersen stepping down as Washington coach

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I thank each of them, as well as our coaches and the administrative staff for the incredible commitment they have had Made to Husky football during my tenure. Throughout eight seasons as the pinnacle coach at Boise State he introduced the Broncos into the elite of faculty soccer, by no means in a rush to land the subsequent large job regardless of being courted continuously by higher-profile colleges. Read More »

Carmelo Anthony named Western Conference Player of Week

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The veteran has averaged 17.7 points since his arrival, including games of 25 and 23 points in victories against the Chicago Bulls last week. "I was ready to walk away, yeah", he told Nichols. And I know for a fact he would go to bat for me, but I don't feel comfortable putting people in that situation, whether you're my friend or not. "Tell me what you need from me, '" Anthony said. Read More »

At peace with himself, Tiger Woods not chasing Majors

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Eleven of the 12 players in the United States side, including playing captain Woods, are teeing up in this week's Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas, the odd one out being Dustin Johnson , who is having another week of physical therapy after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery following the PGA Tour Championship in Atlanta in September. Read More »

Pa. hockey team pelted by more than 45000 stuffed animals

Toys quickly outnumbered men on the ice in piles that grew feet high. The town is also home to the namesake chocolate company. Players nearly immediately took to the ice and joined in on the fun of getting pelted by toys. CommunityAid will donate 25 cents per stuffed animal to the Children's Miracle Network. And it looks like the brief interruption to Sunday night's game helped the team out. Read More »