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Klopp 'really proud' of Firmino after Holgate case dropped

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Salah popped up in the right place at the right time as Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's run through the Hammers defence resulted in a ball that ended up at the feet of the Egypt worldwide, who slid it past the diving Adrian for his 23rd goal of the Premier League season. Read More »

Pep Guardiola to face FA sanctions over yellow ribbon

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The FA said in a statement: " Pep Guardiola has been charged for wearing a political message, specifically a yellow ribbon, in breach of the FA's kit and advertising regulations". So, while they are not out, always here (points to ribbon) will be shared with me. Guardiola's statement came in response to comments from Manchester United rival Jose Mourinho, who questioned whether the ribbon was against the rules and then claimed he would have been fined for doing the same thing. Read More »

US Men Win Curling Gold Medal

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Canada has only settled for a bronze medal twice in 21 previous Olympic men's hockey tournaments and took home gold or silver in each of the six games with women's hockey. "No eating today. I will just go to bed because I'm quite exhausted". Sweden led after two ends - but then the USA tied it, 2-2, and took a 3-2 lead in the fourth end on a result that was so close it had to be measured by a special compass-like device. Read More »

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: I will carry on being a touchline 'clown'

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For sure it was a unusual night for everyone, but I don't think my passion was less. "I trust Christensen. I think this player is the present and also for the future of Chelsea . than Moses would. I don't see what happens on the other bench'. "In that moment there is the pitch, my players, the game". After the game, if we win, I think there is great peace in myself. Read More »

'Miracurl on Ice': USA wins fifth straight match, takes curling gold

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Clearly, the Swedes, with Niklas Edin as skip, had their eyes set on gold this time. There's no need to hedge now, he's the greatest curler in USA history. And in the eighth, Shuster had the last word. The team became known in curling circles as Team Reject, a moniker it came to embrace. South Korea will play Sweden in the women's final on Sunday. Read More »

Team USA Won Its First Olympic Curling Gold Ever

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Even reaching the finals felt like quite an accomplishment for the American team, considering the way it started this tournament. The King of Sweden was there, as was US presidential daughter Ivanka Trump. Team USA took a huge lead late in the match when skipper John Shuster hit a ideal shot in the eighth end. It was only after the ceremony that four of those five USA curlers realized they were wearing medals meant for the winners of the women's competition. Read More »

Blake Bortles agrees to three-year, $54 million extension with Jaguars

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla . - Now that the Jacksonville Jaguars have decided they're rolling with Blake Bortles, they need to get him some help. So if this seems harsh, note the recent whopper deal the San Francisco 49ers just gave Jimmy Garoppolo - up to $137.5 million over five seasons and not a penny less than $74 million - to see what going all in on a young franchise passer looks like. Read More »

UFC Orlando Results: Jeremy Stephens Brutally KO's Josh Emmett

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It resulted in a knockdown, but Stephens quickly cleared the cobwebs, escaped to his feet and drew the Team Alpha Male rep deeper into the fight. The aggressive attack almost backfired when Stephens launched a huge uppercut but instead got clipped with a short counter strike from Emmett that dropped him to the ground for a brief moment. Read More »

Suarez hits hat-trick as Barca trounce Girona

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Then scored twice, including a cheeky, under-the-wall free kick, before leading the attack that culminated in Suarez's second. Barca's response was as brutal as it was brilliant, with Messi running through his full repertoire to put the Catalan neighbour in its place and move on to 30 goals in all competitions this season. Read More »

North Korean media blacks out the games

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Jessica Kwong wrote in Newsweek: "Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, captured hearts during the Winter Olympics opening ceremony". And if so, how will she respond and will she, unlike Pence, choose to interact? Experts have warned that North Korea's attendance at the Olympics and an apparent thaw in relations with its southern neighbour were are aimed at driving a wedge between the allies. Read More »

Allardyce pleased with performance at Watford (!)

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It's about performances for the team. "It was a game where two teams were desperate not to lose, with the way the table is". "I have to say our fans were fantastic". The 27-year-old who endured a hard time under the previous manager Ronald Koeman took his goal tally to seven in 15 league appearances this season to help the Toffees to a 3-1 victory over Crystal Palace in their last game. Read More »

India claim T20 series against SA with win in 3rd match

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Without Kohli, Dhawan and Raina set India to a decent but not outstanding total at Newlands with a 65-run stand for the second wicket . South Africa won the toss during the third T20 against India and chose to bowl. Rodrigues also punished Ntozakhe hitting her through cover for a boundary and also a six over mid-wicket. India sealed the T20 series against South Africa with a victory in the decider that was nearly snatched away from them by a feisty South African lower-order ... Read More »

Syracuse Basketball: Predictions for Orange vs. Duke

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According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Blue Devils are 13-point favorites to beat the Orange this evening. Bagley, who has started 24 games this season, last game before Saturday was at North Carolina on February 8. Read More »

Curling: South Korea earn playoff spot with win over US

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South Korea qualified for a place in the Olympic women's curling semi-finals with a 9-6 win over the United States on Tuesday as Canada's hopes of defending their gold medal hung by a thread following a 7-5 loss to China. You could buy fish-cake soup at the concession stand, but signs warned that "soup-based food" had to be eaten outside before entering the venue. Look out for the US sled driven by Justin Olsen, who underwent an emergency appendectomy here in South Korea just a few weeks ago. Read More »

Arsenal Complacent In Ostersund Defeat - Wenger

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Moreover, it was hard not to mine more deeply into Wenger's comment about recruitment; how a small number of clubs were hoovering up the top talent. "In the second half, it was much better". They've got to get him on the ball in unsafe areas. It will be key if they are to extend their golden Wembley run. Read More »

Top viral moments from the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics

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CNBC takes a look at what a handful of Winter Olympic medalists did once their sporting careers were over. "We go to Alpine, cross-country, snowboard, freestyle and skating, I think that's the answer to why we're performing so well". It's not simply hitting the spacebar when the target is lined up, you also have to load the gun between each shot with the up and down arrows. She hopes that comes across to boys watching the Winter Olympics . Read More »

Shareef O'Neal decommits from Arizona

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O'Neal, son of National Basketball Association legend Shaquille O'Neal, signed financial-aid papers with the Wildcats back in November, but that agreement is non-binding. He originally committed to the Wildcats over UCLA, LSU and Southern California, among others. According to the 247Sports composite , O'Neal is the No. Read More »

Miles Bridges Cleared to Play by MSU Amid Corruption Allegations

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A Yahoo sports report has named the mother of Miles Bridges in a college basketball investigation. Stephens said in a statement Saturday afternoon he hasn't committed any violations. At this time, the NCAA has been in contact with the feds regarding this case but it is not certain how the NCAA plans on responding. "As Coach Izzo has stated, there is no evidence that he or anyone in his program, including student-athletes, did anything impermissible". Read More »

Golden State Warriors vs Oklahoma City Thunder Game Preview

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The Sacramento Kings' admins are no different. With them, there's no mystery whatsoever. The Thunder improve to 34-26 on the season. "They're an National Basketball Association team", Adams said. "I knew it was very quick", Westbrook said. Westbook and George each enjoyed big first halves. It even reached a point where Paul George was asked about their friendship and he said that the two are cool with each other and said there is still a great amount of respect between them. Read More »

Antonio Conte hopes Jose Mourinho drops Paul Pogba against Chelsea

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On Wednesday evening, Manchester United strutted onto the pitch for the first leg of their Champions League tie vs Sevilla . According to L'Equipe (via Il Bianconero ), Juventus had a buy-back clause inserted into Pogba's current contract with United, that could see them bring him back to Turin for a fee in the region of €60 million. Read More »

Bournemouth Recovers To Grab Point Against Newcastle In EPL

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Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe admits his side failed to turn up for the first 80 minutes, but was full of praise for the way his players salvaged a point during a thrilling finale. Although he is still struggling with a thigh injury, I believe on-loan Leicester striker Islam Slimani could prove to be a great signing when fit. Read More »

Zinedine Zidane Plays Down Bale's Real Madrid Exit Rumours

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However, Real's regular penalty-taker instead gave Benzema the chance to net for only the fourth time in La Liga this season and potentially ease some of the pressure on his head. He harried Alexis into conceding possession before playing in Bale down the left, and the flying Welshman burst forward to finish beyond Daniel Pacheco. Read More »

Huw beauty as Scotland stun England in Six Nations

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With Ireland earlier securing a bonus point win against Wales, their five-point lead over England in the standings puts them in a strong position to reclaim the title they last won in 2015. Scotland's Sean Maitland scores a try. Again, Russell's fingerprints were present. Scotland recycled possession and, off the back of a ruck, Russell's cut-out ball sent left wing Maitland in at the corner. Read More »

Mourinho do not worry about Lukaku poor record against top 8 clubs

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It was a criticism levelled against the Belgian global during his Everton and West Brom days, with only 15 of his 85 league goals coming against Man United, Manchester City, Chelsea , Liverpool, Arsenal or Spurs. Mourinho may well measure his performances on the basis of more than just goals - and rightly so - but that doesn't get round the issue of how he seems to retreat into his shell on a more general level against the bigger sides. Read More »

US 'Rejects' shock Sweden to win men's curling gold

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BBC's curling commentator Steve Cram said: "America have thoroughly deserved this, they deserve all the plaudits they've got". Team USA defeated Sweden , 10-7, in the gold-medal game Saturday. The Swedes achieved a double to narrow the score to 10-7 but shook hands during the final end with the situation irretrievable. With two stones apiece left, Swedish skip Niklas Edin pushed off with a spin and a smile, and then conceded defeat. Read More »

Butland error gifts Leicester a point

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Stoke took the lead thanks to a curling long-range effort from Xherdan Shaqiri just before half-time. Leicester's Riyad Mahrez, who was starting his first league game since failing to secure a move to Manchester City, twice had chances to grab a home victor while Harry Maguire and Matty James both hit the post. Read More »

MI native David Harris retires from NFL

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A second-round pick out of MI in 2007, Harris was one of the league's better linebackers during his heyday, earning an All-Pro selection in 2009. After being drafted out of MI in the second round, Harris played for the Jets from 2007-2016 and then spent his final season with Super Bowl runner-up New England. Read More »

Lindsey Vonn pays touching tribute to grandfather in South Korea

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Nothing is guaranteed in alpine skiing , particularly as Shiffrin dips her toes further into the more hazardous disciplines of the super-G and downhill. "I'm going to do my best to help the sport grow in whatever way that I can". "I don't think I can fill her shoes the way she has worn them". "It means a lot to me that she enjoys racing with me as much as I enjoy racing with her". Read More »

Liverpool want to tie Sadio Mane to contract extension - Jurgen Klopp

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We have to think how we can do the job. LIVERPOOL , England (AP) - Liverpool passed a century of goals in all competitions this season in beating West Ham 4-1 to move into second place in the English Premier League on Saturday. The good thing is we've had time to prepare. He was one of the most successful managers at Everton. Klopp has added youngsters Rafael Camacho and Curtis Jones to first-team training this week, and said he is pleased with the quality of youth players at ... Read More »

I want all Egyptian people to follow my way: Salah

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We knew he didn't say it. "There were a few times we asked internally was there anything we could say or that we know already?" Last season when Firmino scored against Stoke just three days after being arrested for drink driving - a charge he later admitted. Read More »

Steve Smith named Rajasthan Royals captain

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They also have the likes of Steve Smith , Ajinkya Rahane, D'Arcy Short and Sanju Samson at their disposal. "Jos Buttler too has capabilities to lead a team". He nearly pulled off a successful chase with a brilliant knock but the team eventually fell just short of one run in the summit showdown against Mumbai Indians . Read More »