• Cristiano Ronaldo Speaks Out After Racist Chants Directed at Rival Player
Cristiano Ronaldo Speaks Out After Racist Chants Directed at Rival Player

European governing body UEFA instructs that a player or team found guilty of racist conduct must be suspended for at least 10 matches. At a news conference on Thursday, city police chief Marcello Cardona said he would seek to ban Inter fans travelling to away matches.

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  • Lionel Messi: I would like to work with Pep Guardiola again, but…
Lionel Messi: I would like to work with Pep Guardiola again, but…

Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri chose to rest Ronaldo as the former Real Madrid man did not start a league game for the first time since moving to Italy, but the 33-year-old was needed to level in the 78th minute after Duvan Zapata's double had put the hosts in front following Berat Djimsiti's own goal.

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  • Leafs' Matthews, Oilers' McDavid among captains for NHL's all-star weekend
Leafs' Matthews, Oilers' McDavid among captains for NHL's all-star weekend

Fans elected the four players in during the December 1-23 voting period. Ovechkin has played in seven All-Star Games, dating as far back as 2007, and will be captain of his division for the second straight year. Remaining players for the event will be named by the NHL Hockey Operations department. The head coach of the team with the highest poi...

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  • Carl Frampton refuses to rule out retirement after defeat to Josh Warrington
Carl Frampton refuses to rule out retirement after defeat to Josh Warrington

He has an unbelievable work rate. Warrington unexpectedly won the title from Lee Selby after judges came to a split decision in favour of the Leeds Warrior after coming into the fight as an underdog. Frampton survived but he could not defuse the onrushing Warrington. Was that genuinely Warrington's plan; to seek a first career stoppage of Frampto...

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  • Former Liverpool Manager Expects Klopp's Reds To Slip Up
Former Liverpool Manager Expects Klopp's Reds To Slip Up

Klopp's side are unbeaten in the league and host Newcastle United on Wednesday (15:00 GMT kick-off). "I don't think Pep Guardiola will be too concerned about a four-point gap with 20 games left to play", said Hodgson, who was Liverpool manager in 2010-11.

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  • EPL: Nemanja Matic reveals who caused Jose Mourinho's sack from Man United
EPL: Nemanja Matic reveals who caused Jose Mourinho's sack from Man United

Manchester United put in their best display in a long long time during Solskjaer's first game in charge, a 5-1 away win against Cardiff City, and England global Shaw reckons if his side can maintain that type of form they have a great chance of qualifying for next seasons Champions League .

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  • India vs Australia, New Zealand ODI squad: Rishabh Pant omitted
India vs Australia, New Zealand ODI squad: Rishabh Pant omitted

That will be followed by a five-match ODI series in New Zealand before India return home for another five-match ODI series against Australia. India are now engaged in a Test series against Australia and will play three ODIs against them starting on January 12.

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  • Tottenham beat Everton in Premier League blowout
Tottenham beat Everton in Premier League blowout

Gylfi Sigurdsson slipped in Dominic Calvert-Lewin and the striker held off Kieran Trippier before crossing for Walcott to tap in from close range. Son profited again in his role as a strike alongside Kane, an unselfish forward who is happy to be a creator rather than always the finisher.

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  • Daniel Cormier, other MMA fighters react to UFC 232 changing locations
Daniel Cormier, other MMA fighters react to UFC 232 changing locations

It is the same drug that Jones was sanctioned over after testing positive in July previous year, copping a 15-month ban. The Nevada State Athletic Commission won't have adequate time to investigate the matter, UFC president Dana White told MMA Junkie's Matt Erickson and John Morgan .

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  • Modric caps dream year with Club title
Modric caps dream year with Club title

Luka Modric, Marcos Llorente and Sergio Ramos scored the three goals for Real Madrid for them to become champions of the world for the third consecutive time . Ronaldo left Madrid for Juventus and has had an outstanding debut season in the Serie A as he continues to set the pace and new records in Europe. 'We're very happy, these players d...

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  • Test your knowledge of Liverpool at Christmas
Test your knowledge of Liverpool at Christmas

He said: "If you want to do the headline "Klopp says we need 105 points to win the title" then do it". Liverpool have dropped just six points so far this season, but Klopp says his side can not afford to start getting carried away. " One of the most hard games of the season and we won it". Wayne Rooney believes Virgil van Dijk has turned...

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  • I have future without Manchester United: Jose Mourinho
I have future without Manchester United: Jose Mourinho

The former striker has promised to bring attacking football back to Old Trafford following months of poor performances and vowed to continue the clubs long history of giving youth a chance. Solskjaer, who has left his job as director of Norwegian club Molde, said the bustling up and coming timetable of matches would allow the majority of his squad ...

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  • NFL Notebook: Wentz has stress fracture in back; no surgery needed
NFL Notebook: Wentz has stress fracture in back; no surgery needed

Previous year as many can recall, Nick came in for Wentz in week 13, helping guide the Eagles not only to the playoffs, but to a Super Bowl berth and eventual Super Bowl victory (their first ever). "He has a stress injury, evolved over time and it requires no surgery", Pederson told ESPN . Wentz put all his skills on display against the Wa...

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  • Real Madrid 4-1 Al Ain
Real Madrid 4-1 Al Ain

Real now hold the record for most victories in the competition, which was first held in 2000, moving one clear of Spanish rivals Barcelona . Skipper Sergio Ramos added a 79th-minute header from Modric's cross, seven minutes before the United Arab Emirates champions registered a consolation through Tsukasa Shiotani.

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  • Solskjaer era starts with a bang as Manchester United net five
Solskjaer era starts with a bang as Manchester United net five

He was beaming after three minutes when Marcus Rashford's free kick put United ahead and further goals before halftime from Ander Herrera and Anthony Martial - after a dazzling passing interchange - and a second-half double from Jesse Lingard made it a flawless start for the Norwegian.

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  • It's 'Team Meeting' Season In Boston
It's 'Team Meeting' Season In Boston

Though, the active group believes that they should be able to find a way to win regardless, by utilizing the available talent that they have. He was two for two with four points and a rebound. I'll be the first to admit I've dealt with my own challenges to be more consistent in the defensive end, do things for myself that would be more beneficial f...

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  • Anthony Davis responds to LeBron James' open recruitment
Anthony Davis responds to LeBron James' open recruitment

If the Pelicans aren't able to agree on a long-term contract, the Lakers could potentially enter the conversation as a destination for Davis' services, but they certainly won't be the only team interested. "If we wouldn't trade him for her, he's probably untouchable". But my job is to turn this team around. Davis definitely a financial reason...

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  • Dodgers trade Matt Kemp, Yasiel Puig in blockbuster deal with Reds
Dodgers trade Matt Kemp, Yasiel Puig in blockbuster deal with Reds

Even though Bailey's salary and buyout will cost $28 million ($23 million for his salary, $5 million for buyout), the luxury-tax hit is just $17.5 million. Puig will reunite with his beloved hitting coach, Turner Ward in Cincinnati. Wood is expected to be a starter in Cincinnati, according to MLB.com's Jon Morosi .

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  • Major League Baseball, Cuba ink deal so players can sign without defecting
Major League Baseball, Cuba ink deal so players can sign without defecting

Federation players can sign with big league clubs without leaving Cuba, and the fee paid by the signing team will be covered by the same rules as in MLB's other posting systems: 20 percent of the first $25 million of a major league contract, 17.5 percent of the next $25 million and 15 percent of any amount over $50 million.

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  • Yankees, Machado To Sit Down On Wednesday
Yankees, Machado To Sit Down On Wednesday

NY has been noncommittal on Machado, indicating that they won't give him the kind of money he's looking for. Beltran's comments came in a teleconference with Yankees beat writers directly after he became the sixth and final candidate to succeed Joe Girardi as manager.

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  • EPL: Virgil van Dijk warns Liverpool about winning Premier League title
EPL: Virgil van Dijk warns Liverpool about winning Premier League title

So how could Liverpool's starting XI look against Wolves? The Portuguese boss then shakes hands with many of Liverpool's players before kick off, and his behaviour appears to have won over a section of the Reds fanbase - with Mourinho praised for his actions and demeanour on Twitter.

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  • New Orleans hangs on for low scoring win
New Orleans hangs on for low scoring win

The attempted two-point conversion failed, with Drew Brees intercepted by Donte Jackson and returned for two. New Orleans limited Carolina to 247 yards of total offense and forced a pair of turnovers. 1 overall seed in the NFC. In order to position themselves in a way that a Panthers' touchdown would put them in a tie, the Saints went for two. T...

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  • Manchester United sack Jose Mourinho
Manchester United sack Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho said on Wednesday he has a "future without Manchester United ", speaking for the first time since he was sacked by the Premier League club . United has already conceded more goals in the league (29) than it did in all of last season. Phelan immediately took up coaching after his playing career, first as an assistant at Norwich be...

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  • Hat-trick hero Bale fires Real Madrid into Club World Cup final
Hat-trick hero Bale fires Real Madrid into Club World Cup final

A Gareth Bale hat-trick gives Real Madrid a 3-1 victory over Kashima Antlers in Wednesday's FIFA Club World Cup semi-final in Abu Dhabi . Santiago Solari , the Real Madrid boss who replaced Julen Lopetegui early in the season, is understood to be facing fresh pressure to turn results around in the wake of a shocking home defeat to C...

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  • IPL 2019 Auction: Complete List Of Players Bought By Each Team
IPL 2019 Auction: Complete List Of Players Bought By Each Team

The IPL franchises are likely to engage in a bidding war for experienced overseas players such as Dale Steyn , Morne Morkel, Jonny Bairstow and Alex Hales, who are in the Rs 1.5 crore price bracket. The 23-year-old, who came with a base price of Rs 75 lakh, went for Rs 4.20 crore to KXIP. Another Caribbean star Carlos Brathwaite went for...

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  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed interim manager to replace Jose Mourinho
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed interim manager to replace Jose Mourinho

There is no escape clause in the deal meaning that United may have to pay up to £40million to get their man. Like United, they see 46-year-old Pochettino as the ideal coach to take their young squad forward with his brand of progressive, vibrant football.

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  • Raptors' Kyle Lowry scratched vs. Trail Blazers with thigh contusion
Raptors' Kyle Lowry scratched vs. Trail Blazers with thigh contusion

Portland out-rebounded Toronto in the early going although the tally evened up as both teams went small down the stretch although Valanciunas would have been nice to have to matchup with the Blazers' powerful Jusuf Nurkic. Despite the loss, the Raptors are still an NBA-best 23-9 on the season. "The whole bench - let's face it, they've struggled...

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  • Australia need 5 wickets to win
Australia need 5 wickets to win

The home side bowlers wasted no time and in 15 overs picked the remaining five Indian wickets . 'Australia played better cricket and consistently, ' Kohli said. Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli is under fire for his over-the-top celebratory antics, as the second cricket test with Australia hangs in the balance.

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  • Van Dijk hails ‘game-changer’ Shaqiri for downing Man United
Van Dijk hails ‘game-changer’ Shaqiri for downing Man United

A victory for Liverpool against rivals United will take them back to the top of the table after Manchester City usurped them on Saturday. "He's a very important player, great guy and is deadly in the box". "I think he's the best one out there that I can think of, I don't think there's anyone else that has all those attributes". We played great fo...

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  • Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho Sets New Target After Damaging Liverpool Defeat
Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho Sets New Target After Damaging Liverpool Defeat

Today we played with different players and the team maintained the same level which is the most important. "We ignored it completely". They also know that we have our weaknesses, our strengths, and I think they will respect our strengths.

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