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Sport Barcelona: Luis Suarez ends goal drought as Barca beat Leganes 3-0
Author: 0 Barcelona: Luis Suarez ends goal drought as Barca beat Leganes 3-0

Barca dominated the early possession and thought they had gone ahead in the fourth minute when Luis Suarez fired into the empty net from close range, but an offside flag was up against Jordi Alba in the build-up. Suarez was booked for a tangle with Cuellar, though the goalkeeper made the most of minimal contact, and the Barca star gleefully rubbed it in the goalkeeper's face when he scored his second scrappy effort of the game shortly afterwards.

Sport Tony Pulis takes a pot shot at Bournemouth with sack talk rife
Author: 0 Tony Pulis takes a pot shot at Bournemouth with sack talk rife

Conte led his side to a 1-0 victory over Manchester United before the global break and next up is a trip to face a struggling West Brom side. 'I've got great respect for Antonio Conte. "We want to try and score". It was telling that the most threatening player going forward was Matt Phillips and the defensive player who showed the most fight was substitute Claudio Yacob - two players who have been unable to get in the team recently.

Author: 0 Man Utd target Antoine Griezmann free to leave Atletico Madrid - team-mate

The club in question is PSG, with the Manchester Evening News claiming that the PR offensive the forward has been on in his native France could all be setting up a move to the wealthy side. Unlike Real who have two defeats in the La Liga this season, Atletico remain unbeaten so far. Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain have also been credited with showing interest in Griezmann, who has scored three goals and provided as many assists in 13 appearances in all competitions in the present ...

Sport British motorcyclist Daniel Hegarty dies after crash at Macau GP
Author: 0 British motorcyclist Daniel Hegarty dies after crash at Macau GP

Januario Hospital", the statement said. "Daniel's family have been contacted, and the committee will ensure every assistance is extended to them", read a statement from the organisers. Carrick rider Glenn Irwin has taken his maiden Macau victory on Saturday in a race that was stopped due to a fatality. Mr Hegarty made his debut at the famous Chinese road race in 2016, finishing in 16th place.

Sport Antonio Conte confirms that David Luiz has returned to the squad
Author: 0 Antonio Conte confirms that David Luiz has returned to the squad

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho intends to offer David Luiz a route out of Chelsea at the end of the season, according to a report. When it's a technical decision every player has to react well and accept my decision. "It [the contract] gave me even more of a boost to go out there and enjoy my football", Moses said. "We have been working very well". The worldwide break saw Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Tammy Abraham, two Chelsea youngsters now on loan at other Premier League clubs, ...

Sport Silva to speak with Watford about Everton move
Author: 0 Silva to speak with Watford about Everton move

The Toffees have yet to appoint Ronald Koeman's successor, with caretaker David Unsworth preparing for a fifth game at the helm this weekend against Crystal Palace . Unsworth added: "No matter how long I am here for, I will give my best". "I have spoken to the chairman ( Bill Kenwright ) every day since I've been sat in this role and he has been magnificent".

Sport Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld set to be out until after Christmas
Author: 0 Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld set to be out until after Christmas

Wenger has acknowledged that the Argentine deserves credit, while also insisting that he is unable to predict how Pochettino will fare during the remainder of his career. We need to build our project, our era too. "We expect longer than previously when the problem happened". The ex Tottenham boss said: "He has done a really fantastic job and, in hindsight, if I'd have known the way he works and the way he likes to develop young players, which is what I like to do, I could have been ...

Sport Warriors Coach Steve Kerr excited about showdown with Celtics
Author: 0 Warriors Coach Steve Kerr excited about showdown with Celtics

Irving had to wear a mask throughout the game, but he still scored 25 points with five assists in the win. The Celtics , on the other hand, have won their last 13 games, standing atop the entire National Basketball Association with a regular season record of 13-2.

Sport Andy Murray splits from coach Ivan Lendl for second time
Author: 0 Andy Murray splits from coach Ivan Lendl for second time

Then they split in 2014, before reuniting previous year, about a month before Murray won his second Wimbledon trophy. Later Lendl, an eight-time grand slam singles champion, released a statement saying he wished Murray well. He will continue to work with USTA Player Development and said: "I wish Andy well going forward". "It is hard. That's why, for me, having Jamie Delgado with me who is able to commit 35, 40 weeks of the year is very important.

Sport David Moyes issues stern warning to players
Author: 0 David Moyes issues stern warning to players

He has yet to heights for the strugglers so far this season, and Moyes said today that he has not been impressed with what he has seen from the attacker in video clips of the club's matches. "He would not be the only one I would say that about". I will tell them what I want on the field, but within that they have to take responsibility.

Sport Nigerian team make history with PyeongChang qualification
Author: 0 Nigerian team make history with PyeongChang qualification

Adigun competed for Nigeria in the 2012 London Games as a hurdler and ran at the University of Houston. The fate of Nigeria's eligibility to be represented in the 2018 Winter Olympics rests exclusively on my ability to qualify as a competent driver.

Sport Aly Raisman posts powerful message about victim shaming
Author: 0 Aly Raisman posts powerful message about victim shaming

I do not tolerate it. Douglas posted the since-deleted tweet on Friday afternoon after Raisman detailed some of the reaction to her accusations against Dr. Raisman also responded via a searing Instagram post. She told People magazine that, for a long time, she could not understand that she was being abused.

Sport Conte: Italy return very hard
Author: 0 Conte: Italy return very hard

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte has played down speculation that has linked him with a return to the vacant managerial role at the Italian national team, according to ESPN's Chelsea correspondent Liam Twomey . In August, it was extended until the Euro 2020 tournament because the FIGC said it was happy with the team's progress. He spent much of his career in the lower divisions, but enjoyed a long, steady career and had a reputation for nurturing young talent.

Sport Celtics down Warriors, stretch win streak to 14
Author: 0 Celtics down Warriors, stretch win streak to 14

Kyrie Irving crossed up Draymond Green and drew a foul on Kevin Durant with 14 seconds to play. Irving scored 11 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter to cap a searing comeback in a tightly contested endgame to stretch their win streak to 14, ending the Warriors seven game run in the process.

Sport NASCAR Rumors: Danica Patrick Mulling Indy 500, Daytona 500 Runs In 2018
Author: 0 NASCAR Rumors: Danica Patrick Mulling Indy 500, Daytona 500 Runs In 2018

She plans to race in both the Indy 500 and the Daytona 500 next season. The Stewart-Haas Racing driver continued to get emotional as she expressed her gratitude to those who have helped her along the way. The AP reported her likely Indianapolis 500 team will be Chip Ganassi Racing and the race will be her last one. "But I definitely was faced with situations at the beginning of the year that I have never faced before".

Sport National Football League investigating Jameis Winston groping allegation
Author: 0 National Football League investigating Jameis Winston groping allegation

As they waited in the drive-through lane at a Mexican restaurant, Winston "reached over and he just grabbed my crotch", the woman told Buzzfeed . In her allegation, the woman said Winston was the only passenger. Kate says she wasn't just "creeped out". 'I believe the driver was confused as to the number of passengers in the vehicle and who was sitting next to her, ' Winston wrote.

Sport Aubameyang left out of Dortmund squad for 'disciplinary reasons'
Author: 0 Aubameyang left out of Dortmund squad for 'disciplinary reasons'

However, the 28-year-old, who was disciplined for a similar incident last season when he flew to Milan, has insisted he has no idea why he is in trouble this time. " I didn't turn up late for training ", he told Bild . Aubameyang will certainly be a miss for Peter Bosz's side as he is now their top scorer with 15 goals from 17 appearances across all competitions so far this season.

Sport Roy Hodgson positive 'composed' Ruben Loftus-Cheek will stay focused for Palace
Author: 0 Roy Hodgson positive 'composed' Ruben Loftus-Cheek will stay focused for Palace

When speaking to the media earlier today, the Blues manager hailed both players and confirmed the two have a future at the club, as the Standard reports. Antonio Conte has offered hope and backing for two of Chelsea's young stars, who are now out on loan in the Premier League. He played for two years on loan [at Borussia Monchengladbach] and now he's playing regularly for Chelsea .

Sport Arsenal to revive interest in Raheem Sterling
Author: 0 Arsenal to revive interest in Raheem Sterling

Sanchez and Ozil don't pull their weight when the going gets tough and Arsene Wenger should axe them at the Emirates, according to Sky Sports pundit Charlie Nicholas. Arsenal will again try to sign Manchester City's English winger Raheem Sterling in the January transfer window in order to reinforce their attack, which is all set to lose two of their key players, Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil in the near future.

Sport Welsh boss Coleman to become Sunderland manager - Twitter reacts
Author: 0 Welsh boss Coleman to become Sunderland manager - Twitter reacts

It's claimed the 47-year-old will be in charge for the trip to Aston Villa on Tuesday night. Coleman held talks with the Football Association of Wales about staying in the job but was been swayed by Sunderland's approach. With Wales failing to qualify for next year's World Cup , Coleman's future is now up in the air and Sunderland have allegedly emerged as a possible destination for the Dragons manager.

Sport James Harden pours in 48 points as Rockets clobber Suns
Author: 0 James Harden pours in 48 points as Rockets clobber Suns

He is 37 for 37 from the foul line over the past two games, an National Basketball Association record. They got the lead down to 14 with one of Troy Daniels' six 3-pointers in the second quarter, but the Rockets repeatedly scored easily at the other end.

Sport West Brom head coach Tony Pulis: 'Success has put me under pressure'
Author: 0 West Brom head coach Tony Pulis: 'Success has put me under pressure'

Pulis had commented on Chadli's lack of fitness before the global break but Belgium boss Roberto Martinez still saw fit to start him in two friendlies in the space of four days. James McClean was given an extra day off after the Republic of Ireland's 5-1 mauling at the hands of Denmark earlier this week and is due back in the training ground today (Friday).

Sport David Luiz to return to Chelsea squad for trip to West Brom
Author: 0 David Luiz to return to Chelsea squad for trip to West Brom

A surprising star of Chelsea's Premier League title winning side, a fully fit Luiz was left out of the squad for United's visit to London before the worldwide break following suggestions of an argument with Antonio Conte relating to a 3-0 hammering in Rome a few days earlier.

Sport Conte concerned by Manchester City's breakaway lead
Author: 0 Conte concerned by Manchester City's breakaway lead

For sure it won't be easy. The German, 21, scored and assisted in each of City's three league wins in October and no player matched his goal contribution. Pep Guardiola's City (10-1-0) appear to be running away with the Premier League title having already amassed a lead of eight points after just 11 games.

Sport SC coach: Women's basketball team unable to attend White House event
Author: 0 SC coach: Women's basketball team unable to attend White House event

The University of SC announced Thursday night that Dawn Staley and the 2016 Gamecock women's basketball team would not be attending the White House to celebrate last year's National Championship. "We won before those other teams won their championships", Staley said. The night her squad won the school's first national championship, the Hall of Famer said the team would go to the White House because "it's what it stands for.

Sport Ronaldo wants seven Ballon d'Or
Author: 0 Ronaldo wants seven Ballon d'Or

What they say, well, within the group we are calm". Earlier he stated that he wants seven kids and same number of Ballon d'Or in his life. Ronaldo, who previously lifted the prestigious price in 2008, 2013 and 2014 and 2016, is among frontrunners to retain his crown, which would see him pull level with Messi in winning it five times.

Author: 0 Larry Fitzgerald signs one-year extension with Cardinals

Either way, the deal would lock Fitzgerald into Arizona if he does decide to suit up. Through nine games, Fitzgerald leads the Cardinals in receptions (60), receiving yards (677) and receiving touchdowns (three). Fitzgerald had said in a previous KMVP-FM interview that a lot of his playing future is tied to Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer . "I don't want to go through any other quarterback situations".

Sport Rafael Nadal issues statement after winning court case
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal issues statement after winning court case

Bachelot was also handed a suspended fine of €500. Bachelot was handed a €500 fine by a court in Paris and ordered to pay €12,000 in damages and legal fees to the multiple grand slam victor over the allegation she had made in March 2016. The lawyer had further told that Nadal had asked him to put the matter to rest by passing on his medical file, which clearly reveals a very serious left knee injury.

Sport Liverpool defender admits club are powerless to stop Coutinho exit
Author: 0 Liverpool defender admits club are powerless to stop Coutinho exit

Barca are understood to retain a keen interest in Coutinho but with Ozil as a cut-price alternative, Liverpool may find it easier to resist the La Liga side's overtures. "Throughout my competition for a place with Coutinho, he was always very honest, insisting that we are two great players and he will play whoever is in the best form".

Sport LeBron James isn't actually the King of NY
Author: 0 LeBron James isn't actually the King of NY

King, Queen, Princess, whatever you are. - King, queen, princess, whatever you are, you know what? "You know what, we're going to fight and nobody out there (is) going to punk us". James said he meant it as a shot at former president Phil Jackson, and he was angry that he thought Kanter overreacted in his defense of Ntilikina.

Sport 1st Test: After rains, it's ruins for India
Author: 0 1st Test: After rains, it's ruins for India

Lakmal finally conceded a run after 47 deliveries into his opening spell, the longest such instance in test cricket since 2002. Woorkeri Raman, Shiv Sunder Das and Wasim Jaffer are the other Indian batsmen to be dismissed on the first ball off a Test match, but at different venues.

Sport Holly Holm vs. Cyborg Still Possible, Claim's Holm's Agent
Author: 0 Holly Holm vs. Cyborg Still Possible, Claim's Holm's Agent

UFC 219 was a card that needed saving and this fight may just have done that. The two are arguably the most well-known female fighters in the company and two of the most accomplished women strikers ever in combat sports. She lost the belt to Miesha Tate in her next fight and also dropped a featherweight title bout against Germaine de Randamie in February before knocking out Bethe Correia in June to work her way back into contention.

Sport Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian Are Married
Author: 0 Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian Are Married

The Daily Mail said the wedding planning has been shrouded in secrecy and guests would not learn the details until Thursday morning. According to reports, around 250 people arrived at the wedding which was a Disney themed wedding based on Beauty and the Beast .

Sport Farrell to start for England against Wallabies, Itoje benched
Author: 0 Farrell to start for England against Wallabies, Itoje benched

But the British and Irish Lion has returned against the in-form Wallabies in place of Henry Slade , who is on the bench. "The players have had an extremely positive week", said boss Eddie Jones . England were nowhere near as coherent in attack against the Pumas as they usually are and one of the primary factors in that was probably Farrell's omission, but I would have liked to see the midfield three on show given more game time.

Sport Australia's First Test Team Has Apparently Leaked
Author: 0 Australia's First Test Team Has Apparently Leaked

He has leapfrogged incumbent Matthew Wade , favourite Peter Nevill and young gun Alex Carey. Speaking on Paine's selection, Trevor Hohns said: "Tim was identified as an global player a long time ago and has always been renowned as a very good gloveman, also performing well for us whenever he has represented Australia in any format".

Sport David Goffin: 'As a tennis player, normally you lose nearly every week'
Author: 0 David Goffin: 'As a tennis player, normally you lose nearly every week'

Goffin finally got on the board in the fourth game, and for a few minutes, it looked as though Goffin may get some momentum as he went 30-0 on Dimitrov's serve. In Wednesday's late match, Dominic Thiem defeated Pablo Carreno Busta 6-3, 3-6, 6-4. Now Goffin faces Thiem in their final group match with a semi-final place awaiting the victor.

Sport For 3rd time, Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt narrowly misses out on MVP award
Author: 0 For 3rd time, Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt narrowly misses out on MVP award

Chicago Cubs pitchers Jake Arrieta and Wade Davis, the Kansas City trio of first baseman Eric Hosmer, third baseman Mike Moustakas and center fielder Lorenzo Cain, pitchers Lance Lynn (St. Stanton is the first MVP victor in the 25 seasons of the Marlins, a franchise in transition whose new ownership group - which includes chief executive Derek Jeter - is trying to trade Stanton and his expensive contract.

Sport Joel Embiid's Walkoff Interview Featured Kevin Hart And A 69 Joke
Author: 0 Joel Embiid's Walkoff Interview Featured Kevin Hart And A 69 Joke

If you didn't stay up late Wednesday night to watch Joel Embiid's performance against the Lakers , you missed quite the show from one of the league's transcendent young stars. If there was an exciting clip of Embiid shooting free throws, I'd put that in here, too: He made 16 of 19, plus 2 of 3 from three-point range. Meanwhile, he would add 18 points, 9 rebounds and 10 assists.

Sport Jose Altuve, Giancarlo Stanton Win MVP Awards
Author: 0 Jose Altuve, Giancarlo Stanton Win MVP Awards

Judge didn't even get all of the remaining first-place votes; Rustin Dodd of the Kansas City Star put Jose Ramirez first and dropped Judge down to third. Altuve won the AL batting title for the third time by posting a.346 average and collecting 204 hits, which was also tops in the AL. The 6-foot-7 Aaron Judge , on the other hand, may have something to say about Stanton's record soon.

Sport Rajasthan can't cross 50% quota till HC decides
Author: 0 Rajasthan can't cross 50% quota till HC decides

This direction will operate until the high court decides the petition challenging the promulgation of the bill. Today's Bench, however, did not go into that aspect, instead holding that it would constitute a Constitution Bench to decide whether to reconsider Nagaraj or not.

Sport UFC fighter Fabricio Werdum charged after alleged boomerang assault
Author: 0 UFC fighter Fabricio Werdum charged after alleged boomerang assault

Werdum's manager Ali Abdelaziz told ESPN he could not confirm the assault charge, but denied Werdum threw a punch. Covington's anti-Brazil rhetoric began prior to his fight with Demian Maia in Sao Paulo last month, when he called the country a "dump" and the crowd a "bunch of filthy animals ".

Sport Man United ace Rojo returns from injury in reserves match
Author: 0 Man United ace Rojo returns from injury in reserves match

The Argentine worldwide made his comeback from a serious knee injury in an under-23 game against Athletic Bilbao on Wednesday evening, playing for 45 minutes. That gives him three weeks or so to get back fully fit, and time in the under-23s will help him do that. Rojo was not highly rated by manager, Jose Mourinho when the Portuguese arrived at Old Trafford last summer, but grew to become one of the first names on the sheet by forming an impressive partnership with Phil Jones .

Sport BJP gives cold shoulder to Sri Sri's Ayodhya mediation
Author: 0 BJP gives cold shoulder to Sri Sri's Ayodhya mediation

People want to come out of this conflict. "Let me talk to everyone, it is too early to reach a conclusion", he said. "There might be a few people who would say that it's not true but after meeting with people from both the communities, I strongly believe that people of both communities can together arrive at an amicable and mutually acceptable solution", he told reporters here.

Sport Mike McCarthy: Aaron Rodgers Making 'Really Good Progress' in Injury Recovery
Author: 0 Mike McCarthy: Aaron Rodgers Making 'Really Good Progress' in Injury Recovery

Head Coach Mike McCarthy spoke to the media Thursday, saying the staff are optimistic about Rodgers' recovery. "Ty will be in the rehab group [Thursday] and we'll see how he progresses", McCarthy said. No timetable has been set for Rodgers' return to the playing field. Although it is certainly a positive sign, there are certainly a few hurdles for him to jump through before getting back on the field in an National Football League game.

Sport Iwobi's goal scoring form lauded by Arsene Wenger
Author: 0 Iwobi's goal scoring form lauded by Arsene Wenger

It was against Ludogorets in the Champions League last October that Cazorla sustained the injury. Cazorla went in for surgery following the game with Ludogorets, but it was unsuccessful and the player underwent eight separate operations to try and correct the issue and contracted gangrene, which ate part of his tendon and nearly caused him to lose his ankle.

Sport Jaguars' Westbrook expects 200-yard game in debut
Author: 0 Jaguars' Westbrook expects 200-yard game in debut

Gipson understands that his comments have made him a target and put more pressure on the Jaguars , who will have to deal with wintry conditions and a Browns team that has shown improvement in recent weeks. Coach Doug Marrone addressed the issue with the Jaguars, telling them to focus inward. "We don't really need extra motivation, but when people talk like that, it definitely helps", safety Jabrill Peppers said.

Sport Sergio Agüero to resume training as planned with Manchester City
Author: 0 Sergio Agüero to resume training as planned with Manchester City

Manchester City were keen to play the incident down and have not yet ruled Aguero out of Saturday's trip to Leicester City . Manchester City said Aguero, who scored in the first half against Nigeria, had been cleared to return to England as planned after tests having suffered "a dizzy spell".

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