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Stats: Klopp v Sarri in search of League Cup edge


He said: 'You have seen immediately the impact, he has all my respect. Going into the 2018/19 Premier League season, Liverpool were tipped as the team most likely to challenge Manchester City for their crown as league champions and after six games, the Reds have lived up to the billing as title contenders. Read More »

Jose Mourinho tells Paul Pogba: 'You will never be captain again'

Jamie Redknapp has had his say on the latest spat between French superstar Paul Pogba and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho . The sharp increase was primarily attributed to a rise in "player salary uplifts" relating to the club's return to the Champions League last season, despite a dismal Round of 16 exit to Sevilla, and means United now have the second-highest earning squad in Europe behind Barcelona, whose 2016/17 wage bill stood at £336m. Read More »

Djokovic: Sock gave me karma back for hitting Federer


Earlier today, the British, Kyle Edmund defeated Sock 6-4, 5-7, 10-6 in the singles event. Sock and Anderson won the tiebreaker after Federer double faulted to give Team World a key 5-4 lead. In the first match of the night session, in a vary-back-and-forth contest, David Goffin saved two match points, in defeating Diego Schwartzman 6-4, 4-6, 11-9. Read More »

Kawhi Leonard is Looking Forward to Playing in Toronto


I'm just trying to enjoy it. At Monday's media day , the two new Raptors stepped to the podium together alongside team president Masai Ujiri, Leonard looking anxious and Green holding an easy smile. No matter what Toronto has planned to woo Leonard this winter, nothing will matter as much as winning, and that might require the Raptors to break through and reach the NBA Finals for the first time in team history. Read More »

Klopp wowed by Sarri’s Chelsea start: "biggest change I ever saw"


Klopp said: "It is a competition we like". The Merseysiders already had a potent frontline last season with their three-pronged attack of Mane , Firmino and Salah. Reds I can't actually put into words how happy I am of what happened last night! "He [Van Dijk] is much better". We will see how we deal with that. Read More »

Jimmy Garoppolo carted off as 49ers fall to Chiefs


Garoppolo, who signed a five-year $137.5 million extension in February, expects his season is over, according to teammate C.J. Beathard. And after Garoppolo's TD toss to Marquis Goodwin in the third quarter made it 35-24, there was a sense of optimism on the San Francisco sideline. Read More »

Clay Matthews Claims The NFL Is "Getting Soft" After Controversial Penalty Call


Green Bay's offense, averaging just 83.5 yards per game on the ground, will get a boost Sunday with the return of running back Aaron Jones from a two-game suspension for violating the league's substance-abuse policy. The Packers rookie punter saved Bradley from a complete disaster Sunday. Perry delivered one tackle for loss late, but he was mostly invisible over his 38 snaps Sunday. Read More »

Twitter reacts as Mourinho blames Manchester United players for draw against Wolves


We are here to attack. That was our mistake, " he added. Asked whether playing at Old Trafford was the problem, Pogba reiterated that the Red Devils should be taking the initiative when at home. That's my way of thinking - we should move better. "Playing that way is easier for us", he continued. Speaking further, on how best the Old Trafford dwellers can address their poor form in front of goal, the Frenchman said: "I can't tell you because I'm a player". Read More »

Chiefs Emerge as Team With Trade Interest in Earl Thomas


That victory made it seem like they had a chance to build some momentum, especially considering they were facing the Seattle Seahawks - who came into the game 0-2 on the season. "I'm investing in myself", the ninth-year veteran added. "But if I feel like if I have anything, even if it's something small, if I got a headache, I'm not practicing ". Read More »

Seven teams interested in Jimmy Butler


It's also worth noting that Butler didn't include the Lakers on his shortlist of preferred trade destinations, which now include the New York Knicks , the Brooklyn Nets , and the Los Angeles Clippers . Butler has steadily climbed the NBA's food-chain throughout his seven seasons in the League. Now the most prominent player of the group wants out. Read More »

Nothing personal, Lions, but Rob Gronkowski reportedly nixed a trade


Adding Gronkowski to the Lions would have only served to make winning the NFC North a more daunting task in 2018. When word of the trade reached Gronkowski he rejected phone calls from the Lions front office and threatened to retire. Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford also gave Patricia the game ball for notching his first National Football League win. The Patriots, of course, proceeded to assemble a 12-4 regular-season record and advanced to the Super Bowl that year. Read More »

Rick Weegman column: Vikings a super bust vs. Bills


This might be one of the worst bets in the history of bets. The only more lopsided loss was a 34-6 beating against Indianapolis late in the 2016 season. Josh Allen looked like a seasoned veteran in his second career start, completing 15 passes for 196 yards and one touchdown. Cousins had just 44 yards passing at halftime before throwing for 252 in the second half, when the game was out of reach. Read More »

Manuel Pellegrini rues wasteful West Ham after Chelsea stalemate


Three points from the London Stadium as West Ham held Chelsea to a 0-0 draw to end the Blues' 100 percent start to the season. The Germany global joins Pedro Rodriguez on the sidelines, but the Chelsea head coach is hopeful of being able to call upon both when Liverpool visit Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on Saturday. Read More »

West Ham vs. Chelsea live stream


West Ham goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski stops a shot from Chelsea's Alvaro Morata. "If you play in the Europa League away, not at home, away, you can ask to play on Monday night after". Old habits are hard to shake, and throughout Hazard's career at Chelsea he has been required to be a key creator as well as scorer. "In this moment it's not a great problem because we have played only six or seven matches, but in two or three months maybe it could be a problem. Read More »

Klopp on his Liverpool record breakers: I've lost seven in a row!

Juergen Klopp's side have won all six league games and are two points ahead of Chelsea , who have five wins from five games and play West Ham United on Sunday. "We were 3-0 down at half time and there is a danger you go completely under and that would have damaged us even more than the 3-0 performance in the first half", Hughes said. Read More »

Minnesota Timberwolves rebuffing Jimmy Butler trade calls


In any circumstance, Butler wants a trade to a team that plans to sign him to the five-year, maximum contract in the summer, and his list could expand based on the Timberwolves' and rival teams' willingness to negotiate a trade , league sources said. Read More »

Tiger Woods is Putting on a Clinic at the Tour Championship


In the third round of the 2018 TOUR Championship , Tiger Woods came out birding six of his front nine holes to help him take the solo lead by three shots heading into Sunday. The last time he was in this position was when he won the 2013 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, the most recent of his 79 PGA Tour victories. Barring a collapse, Rose seems certain to win the FedEx Cup even if he doesn't catch up to Woods (Woods needs Rose to finish tied for fifth or worse to win the cup). Read More »

Sanchez to start for Man United - Mourinho


I think Wolves played how I like to play which is like a World Cup final. Fred elebrates after scoring a goal to make it 1-0 during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Old Trafford on September 22, 2018 . Read More »

Iowa State star from Spain found slain on golf course; man arrested


Colin Daniel Richards has been charged with first-degree murder . According to the police complaint, officers were informed at 11:03 a.m. that a body of a female, later identified as Barquin Arozamena, was found in a pond. She also was the 2018 Big XII Tournament Champion. At around 2 p.m., police encountered Richards, who had "several fresh scratches on his face consistent with a fight", according to Commander Geoff Huff, and was also attempting to hide a laceration on his left hand. Read More »

Towns agrees to five-year, $190 million contract with Wolves


Veteran players are slowly starting to filter in. This is supposed to be an uneventful time of year . So, after the Butler news came out on Wednesday... This development contradicts general manager Tom Thibodeau's stance that the Wolves intend to keep Butler despite his happiness. Rival executives lobbing calls to Minnesota's front office on the possibility of trading for four-time All-Star forward Jimmy Butler are getting their inquiries rebuffed, league sources told ESPN . Read More »

DeChambeau the man to beat at season-ending Tour Championship


Players will be seeded based on points with the leader starting the event at 10-under par; the next four players at 8-under through 5-under; the remaining players will be paired in groups of five to regress from 4-under for Nos. Tiger Woods enters the week ranked 20th in the standings, so he'd need to win this week and get quite a bit of help to claim the cup at the end of the week. Read More »

Liverpool Vs. Southampton: Reds Cruise To Win, Set Record For Best Start


I wanted to control the game, go back to our normal formation. Last season their record against the big six was W0 D3 L9 - including two defeats to nil against Liverpool , 3-0 (away) and 2-0 (home). The German boss said: "He already had a bruise in the ribs before the PSG game, which is very uncomfortable and he got another hit there". "It should not be too serious. Read More »

José Mourinho: Manchester United’s improved defence not just due to defenders


But having issued a gloomy prediction for the season following a frustrating transfer window, Mourinho claimed that United's recent revival after successive defeats to Brighton and Tottenham has done nothing to change his mind. "He's a very good player". Ahead of the visit of in-form Wolves to Manchester, Mourinho described how he felt Santo had reached the Premier League "by his own merits and credits" and hailed his former player's "fantastic work". Read More »

Klopp: There's no Salah crisis

While he certainly hasn't reached the heights of his record-breaking 44-goal debut campaign at Anfield, Klopp has insisted there is no "crisis" for Salah, having only scored three in his first six in 2017/18. The best news I have had in the last two weeks is how we have changed or reinvented again our defensive skills. That says everything about him that he is really ready to work for the team in these moments. Read More »

Jimmy Butler lists three teams as preferred trade destinations after trade request


Apparently, the meeting did not go well. Jimmy Butler has made it clear he does not want to be in Minnesota, by requesting a trade 10 months before he can become an unrestricted free agent. Butler only appeared in 59 games with the Wolves, averaging 22.2 points, 5.3 rebounds, 4.9 assists and 2 steals per game. Recent reports cite that Butler and Karl-Anthony Towns do not get along and the latter won't agree to a contract extension until Butler is gone. Read More »

Sergio Aguero signs Manchester City contract extension to 2021


Aguero has already scored five goals and assisted a further two in six games this season. Aguero has frequently been linked with a move to City's rivals across the continent. Afterward, the City boss was unhappy with the physical approach of Neil Warnock's side. His ankle, ' confirmed Guardiola at his pre-match press conference, having previously stated Mendy was suffering with knee and foot complaints. Read More »