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Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur play out an entertaining stalemate: Key talking points


The first penalty was pretty soft as Harry Kane went down with nearly a feather touch off Karius, but the play before that was what got on the fans' nerves. After the Wembley horror show earlier in the season , Dejan Lovren will have been determined to make a point in this game. Mohamed Salah had put Liverpool in the driving seat, and himself at the top of the goalscoring charts before Harry Kane and Tottenham Hotspur savaged a draw in the dying seconds. Read More »

Steven Gerrard: What I really think of Henrikh Mkhitaryan at Arsenal


Ramsey would go on to shine alongside his all-star team-mates as he hit his first career hat-trick with the Gunners wrapping up a well-deserved 5-1 victory. Starting ahead of Alexandre Lacazette for his Arsenal debut, there were high expectations for Aubameyang going into the game against Everton . Read More »

Last-gasp Kane penalty earns Spurs draw at Liverpool


Kane steps up and hammers the ball into the corner unerringly to clinch a point for Spurs with literally the last kick of the game . It was the moment of unexpected genius that the game needed, forcing Liverpool to get on the front foot and attack in search of a victor. Read More »

What time is Italy v England's Six Nations rugby match on TV?


Six Nations debutant Sam Simmonds also scored two tries, in the second half, while George Ford and Jack Nowell turned over for England late on as Italy collapsed. "It's great to have all the squad in place because out of our top 30 players, we have probably got about 25 percent of them out", Jones said. "You've got to get your set piece right, you've got to be strong defensively and you've got to play with aggression and energy". Read More »

Centurion ODI: Chahal leaves Proteas in tatters, India get 119-run target


The previous best hauls for an Indian spinner was Yuvraj Singh's 4 for 6 versus Namibia at Pietermaritzburg in 2003. We have to give those spinners credit, but we can definitely execute better. "Some of the guys played against these guys in the IPL but not all of them faced them recently". Captaincy is of course not new to Markram, who famously led the South African Under-19 team - that included Kagiso Rabada and Andile Phehlukwayo to the world title in 2014 . Read More »

Mourinho Refers To Man Utd's Conceded Goals As 'Ridiculous'


Entertainment was in short supply at Old Trafford despite the victory but Mourinho chided the home fans for not supporting his players loudly enough. "So as Manchester United manager it obviously becomes more important and for me and for every player it's a special day". Pogba was introduced from the bench for Lingard in the 65th minute and United's second goal soon followed. Read More »

What to Watch For: Eagles vs Patriots - Super Bowl 52


A total of 172 million in the U.S. watched the Patriots' comeback win over the Denver Broncos past year, while millions more in over 120 countries - and 20 languages - tuned in around the world. "We've done that, and it's gotten us this far". You could go into it with a loss. That has not been the case with Foles , who is not especially mobile in the pocket. Read More »

Former Bulldog Todd Gurley wins NFL Offensive Player of the Year


Tomorrow, Brady will look to add to his trophy room with a sixth Super Bowl title and fifth Super Bowl MVP award. His Super Bowl start on Sunday night against the Philadelphia Eagles will be his eighth. He was an offensive weapon for the Rams , and, at just 23 years of age, Gurley still has almost a decade left to continue putting up ridiculous numbers like this in the NFL . Read More »

Ozil commits long-term future to Arsenal


Arsene Wenger's Arsenal have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last seven Premier League matches and were punished for some glaring defensive errors in a 3-1defeat by Swansea City on Tuesday. The Frenchman says that it would have cost an terrible lot more to sign a replacement for the 29-year-old, particularly with it being the January transfer window . Read More »

Get an early look at 12 ads from this year's Super Bowl


Crisman was featured in a 2010 Visa commercial along with three friends who had attended every Super Bowl. The city of Minneapolis , which ranked 11th in ACEEE's City Energy Efficiency Scorecard, also understands the value of teamwork. He has a hat from the game bearing the Super Bowl XXVI logo that was signed by Washington Redskins coach Joe Gibbs, quarterback Mark Rypien and wide receiver Gary Clark. Read More »

NFL announces Hall of Fame Class of 2018

Like Owens, Moss also had some run-ins with teammates, opponents, coaches and executives, not to mention members of law enforcement. He was the director of player personnel for the undefeated 1972 and 1973 Miami Dolphin Super Bowl teams; the general manager of the Washington Super Bowl XVII and XXII champions; and the architect of the San Diego Chargers only Super Bowl team as general manager of the team that fell to the 49ers in XXIX. Read More »

Giroud relishing Champions League challenge at Chelsea


Allowing four goals to Nottingham Forest, three more to Swansea , it hasn't been pretty. Replacing the Gabon global is no small feat with Abameyang having scored 98 goals in 144 Bundesliga matches for Dortmund . The Algeria worldwide is understood to have been earmarked as a potential late target for Pep Guardiola's side after the blow of losing Leroy Sane to injury. Read More »

Johnny Sexton seals late win for Ireland in Paris


And could we see a change of nation propping up the table? The 30-year-old Scarlets centre was supreme in defence, leading the Welsh backs in tackles made (six) while he was monstrous going forward, too. Gregor Townsend's side have lost hookers Ross Ford and Fraser Brown, tight-heads Zander Fagerson and WP Nel, and loose-head trio Darryl Marfo, Allan Dell and Al Dickinson. Read More »

Liverpool correct to not replace Coutinho says Klopp


After returning to the fold at the end on November against Chelsea in the 1-1 draw, he has since suffered a few setbacks, the latest which saw him miss the 3-0 victory over Huddersfield on Tuesday . "That's why it's good for him to stay". " First and foremost it will be important not to lose that game, and if they can beat a direct opponent, that would be a huge boost. Read More »

Terry Rozier celebrates memorable outing on social media


Knicks: Visit Milwaukee on Friday for first of two games versus Bucks in five days. "I have no explanation for it", NY coach Jeff Hornacek said. "It felt good", he said. "He should be in the dunk contest". "I've got his back". He froze Tim Hardaway Jr. with an in-n-out move before blowing by him and summiting Mount Zingis. Read More »

India's Predicted Playing XI For The Second ODI

On top of that, he is the captain of the squad and is also the holder of some of the biggest records in global cricket . In 2011, when Smith opted out of leading the limited-overs' sides. He is also lucky that the next World Cup is in England. "It shows that in white-ball cricket the game is moving towards wrist-spinners, because they have the ability to pick up wickets and that's what they (Yadav and Chahal) did today", Du Plessis said. Read More »

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola explains reason for naming six substitutes


Christia Eriksen got the hosts off to a dream start with the third fastest goal in the league's history, and Phil Jones gave them a second and all three points with an own-goal later on in the first half. He replied: "No, I don't think so". However, Guardiola's side ooze class and confidence at the moment and should have enough in their tank to shake off any challenges that Burnley might pose and we at the Hard Tackle predict a 2-0 win for the leaders. Read More »

Burnley vs Manchester City - Betting Tips and Predictions

I said, 'I can't, you're Sergio Aguero . City have done well against low-blocks so far this season and considering the last two score lines against Burnley , expect Dyche's side to stay back and play on the counter even though pressing City is perhaps the best possible way to counter their immaculate passing. Read More »

Jose Mourinho criticises 'quiet' Old Trafford atmosphere

Though still lacking any serious threat in the final third, Huddersfield were more than game for the midfield battle and the opening 45 minutes was defined by fierce tackles and a general tetchiness. Huddersfield were hard to break down. The second half was important to be calm and to play. A lively display saw him cause Huddersfield a number of problems before he got on the scoresheet in the 68th minute, winning a penalty and then reacting to Jonas Lossl saving his effort from 12 yards ... Read More »

Wednesday NBA: Miami Heat at Cleveland Cavaliers


Denver rallied from 12 down in the second half to hand the Warriors their second loss in three games. Last night, the Cavs received 62 points from their bench, their fourth time with at least 60 bench points in 2017-18 (71 at MIN on 1/8, 64 vs. Read More »

6N: Gatland expected Wales to win by 20

Scratch the surface, however, and all is not quite as rosy as it seems. French rugby has languished in the doldrums since their last Six Nations title in 2010, but Ireland captain Best insists Schmidt's side still fear Saturday's opponents. Read More »

Tom Brady once suffered dog bite from military dog


The 40-year-old quarterback has vocalized his intentions to play for several more years, believing that his stringent plant-based diet and yoga-esque pliability techniques keep him competitive well past when most athletes are retired. Read More »

West Ham fires director of recruitment for 'unacceptable comments' about African players


It's a vital victory for the Seagulls, who have been needing a confidence boosting result such as this after a frustrating start to 2018 up until this point. West Ham's Michail Antonio may return after being dropped for disciplinary reasons in midweek. A direct free kick by James Ward-Prowse made it 3-1 and Saints held on for a first League victory in 13 games despite Salomon Rondon's 72nd-minute headed goal for the home side. Read More »

Chelsea news: Paul Merson makes bold Olivier Giroud prediction ahead of Watford


Sources told ESPN FC that Conte's tactical sessions at Cobham ahead of the match featured Batshuayi up front, and the Italian let it be known prior to kickoff that preparations for the game had been "a disaster". "We owe him a lot". The move for Giroud came through when Chelsea loaned out Michy Batshuayi to Borussia Dortmund until the end of the season. Read More »

Arsene Wenger insists £350000-a-week Mesut Ozil deal was 'cheapest' option


The Gabon worldwide has been one of Europe's most feared strikers for the past few seasons, as he plundered his way to an incredible 98 goals in a mere 144 league appearances for his former side. "And one linked with another one, you don't know any more who masters the situation". "Many predicted Ozil would not commit but it is good news for Arsenal ", said Wenger. Read More »

Manchester City to return to United States for pre-season games


Frenchman Laporte, signed from Athletic Bilbao for a City club record of £57 million on Tuesday, slotted into their defence comfortably. "What they do, they do really, really, well", added the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich coach, who was left to rue his side's missed chances, including an absolute sitter from close range by Raheem Sterling in the 71st minute. Read More »

Lukaku happy to strike balance in Man United role


David Silva , Fabian Delph , Benjamin Mendy , Phil Foden , Leroy Sane and Gabriel Jesus are all out with injuries, which left City with just Claudio Bravo, Aymeric Laporte , Yaya Toure , Tosin Adarabioyo, Oleksandr Zinchenko and Brahim Diaz on the bench and one slot free. Read More »

Rockets' James Harden puts up 28 points and 11 assists on Thursday


Harden has scored 88 points in his last two games, including his 60-point outburst in a triple-double against Orlando. Directing the Rockets' offense with his characteristic poise and efficiency, Paul coolly struck for six unanswered points on three pull-up jumpers in a span of 2:15 to put Houston up 88-76. Read More »