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Klopp defends Karius, slams Neville brothers


The Reds manager defended his goalkeeper against Neville's criticism, while also attacking the pundit for his failed coaching stint at Valencia. "The pundits, former players majority, forgot completely how it felt when they got criticised", Klopp said at a press conference ahead of Wednesday's match against Middlesbrough. Read More »

Louisiana Republican John Kennedy new US Senator


David Vitter. The election means Republicans have a 52-48 advantage over Democrats in the Senate . "I want to be a senator for all Louisianians", he said. "I make no excuses". Republican Mike Johnson will head to Washington in January to represent Louisiana's 4th Congressional District. Both Kennedy and Campbell have been involved in Louisiana politics for decades. Read More »

Lousiville's Lamar Jackson wins Heisman Trophy


Jackson was named the MVP of last season's Music City Bowl game and emerged as the favourite by throwing 30 touchdowns and rushing for 21 other scores during 12 games. "He told my mother he'll give me an opportunity because I'm ready to play, and I love you, coach". 5 Clemson Jackson compiled 457 yards and three touchdowns in one of the best games of the season. Read More »

Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants

Madness right? But that's what happened. He had only thrown two interceptions in the first 12 Cowboys' games. Maybe not. As Prescott was getting dressed, a teammate made a joke, and then noted to Prescott that at least he had smiled. So a less than seven point margin looks likely. Third downs are the money downs in the NFL. "And that's what we gave them". But Beckham, stepped up, as he often does, and sped through the Cowboys on a 61-yard touchdown play. Read More »

Manslaughter conviction in death of ex-NFL star Will Smith


The trial went on for a week with Hayes claiming the fired his gun at Smith after their vehicles crashed because Smith was drunk, violent, and reached for his own gun. The attorney defending the man who killed ex-New Orleans Saints star Will Smith is blaming a passenger in Smith's vehicle for inciting much of the chaos that led to Smith's shooting death following a traffic crash. Read More »

Woods commits to Genesis Open


Tiger Woods, who has not competed on the PGA Tour since August 2015, will return to the U.S. circuit at next year's Genesis Open in Pacific Palisades, California, the former world number one announced on Tuesday (Wednesday NZ time). Woods climbed 248 spots to number 650 in the World Golf Rankings after his showing at the Hero World Challenge. However, it remains to be seen where Woods will tee it up on the PGA Tour before then. Read More »

Arsenal goes top of EPL by beating Stoke 3-1

He just wants more at all times and for example, if he gets subbed off when we are winning 3-0, he's not happy because he wants more , he wants to play more and he wants to keep improving. "Sometimes when you have too many people you can not [continue] an experiment that is not immediately conclusive, because you are under pressure". "At times, Arsenal have struggled with consistency and it has cost them, but you sense this could be their year". Read More »

Vardy unconcerned about what critics have to say

It now obvious that Leicester City won't be relegated if they keep Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mayrez fit and fresh for subsequent matches. "I am not a coach for the tackles". Vardy and Andy King scored inside five minutes before Vardy made it 3-0 before half-time and completed his hat-trick following a John Stones mistake. Read More »

Ramos' late victor helps Real Madrid scrape past Deportivo 3-2


Real, bidding to win the Club World Cup for the second time in three years, beat Deportivo La Coruna 3-2 on Saturday thanks to a stoppage-time victor by captain Sergio Ramos, setting a club record 35 games unbeaten and keeping them six points clear at the top of La Liga. Read More »

Browns highly interested in DE Myles Garrett as possible No. 1 pick

The best defense that Trubisky played against was the Georgia Bulldogs who finished No. 12 in the country in total defense . The Fighting Irish junior quarterback has yet to make an official decision as to whether he will turn pro, but is expected to be a first-round pick should he declare for the 2017 NFL Draft. Read More »

Rick Perry meets again with Trump, possible energy slot in mind


If Trump picks any of the four, he will break tradition by not putting scientists at the top of the Energy Department. Joe Manchin III of West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, Bloomberg reported. Perry's selection would be somewhat ironic since during his first failed run for president in 2011, Perry attempted to list three federal departments he would eliminate . Read More »

Courtois: Diego Costa dribbles past defenders like it is nothing


Chelsea manager Antonio Conte feted his players for winning nine in a row - scoring 23 and conceding just two goals - in a "very tough league". With the game at Chelsea heading for a stalemate, Costa seized on a West Brom defensive error to break the deadlock with a superb shot into the top left corner in the 76th minute. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo wins 2016 Ballon D'Or

Ronaldo beat Antoine Griezmann and Lionel Messi to the award. "Thank you to everyone who voted for me". A mock-up of the front page of tomorrow's France Football - the magazine that runs the Ballon d'Or - was shared on social media, showing Ronaldo holding the trophy and an in-depth interview with the star. Read More »

Cyclone Vardah kills two in Chennai

Two people were reportedly killed as cyclone Vardah made a landfall combined with heacy rainfall and storm, near Chennai in Tamil Nadu. At Chennai's airport , flight operations were suspended temporarily as the runway was inundated, officials said. Read More »

Packers beat Eagles to end four-game skid

In fact even during the Packers four-game losing streak he completed 64.1 percent of his passes for 1,265 yards, 12 touchdowns and three interceptions . Randall Cobb added six catches for 41 yards. The Packers dominated time of possession, field position and won the turnover battle, one to nothing. Read More »

Cardinals sign Dexter Fowler to multi-year deal

Maybe only '90s kids will remember, but Mark McGwire used to be a big deal in St. Louis. "If I go in a clubhouse, we're gonna have fun", Fowler said during his press conference. I'll be forever grateful I was a Cub. The team did not announce Fowler's signing with the Redbirds. In Game 7 of the World Series, Fowler started the game by going. Read More »

Cousins Leads Redskins Over Eagles 27-22

Ryan Kerrigan made sure it didn't matter. The Washington Redskins kept their playoff hopes alive with a come from behind 27-22 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles had a chance to take the lead on their next drive, getting into Redskins territory and lining up for a field-goal attempt. After the offense lined up to go for fourth-and-1, Wentz called a timeout. Read More »

Neville hits back at Liverpool star's criticism


Sources told ESPN FC earlier this week that national team boss Hugo Broos was trying to convince Matip, who has not played for his country since 2015, to end his worldwide exile. You need two good centre-backs. 'It's still early days but he would need a massive improvement. Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Karius has now responded to Neville's comments and, while he accepts he made mistakes against Bournemouth, he claims he "doesn't care" about the former right-back's opinion and ... Read More »

Tannehill hurt as Dolphins beat Cards on late kick, 26-23

The Dolphins do have a reliable veteran backup in Matt Moore, but he hasn't started a game since 2011 because of the fact that Tannehill has never missed a regular-season contest during his National Football League career. On the fifth play, the Dolphins ran Damien Williams, and Cardinals linebacker Kevin Minter lost his lid, and still dove to make a play. This is not a knock on Moore, who is a capable backup, but the Dolphins need more than that at this crucial point of the season. Read More »

Larry McCarren previews Packers-Seahawks matchup


NOTES: McCarthy didn't have an update Monday on the health of quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who played the game Sunday in the snowy conditions after he injured his hamstring in Green Bay's previous game. The Packers (6-6) need a win to keep pace with first-place Detroit in the NFC North. Seattle stands at 8-3-1 and now holds the lead in the NFC West and the #2 seed in the NFC. Read More »

Behind the scenes ahead of UFC 206


At open workouts in Toronto, welterweight Matt Brown has harsh words for his opponent, and featherweight title contenders Max Holloway and Pettis perform for fans. Just last week, "Blessed" announced that he would be willing to rematch the Irishman at any weight class. The weight cut to 145lbs has been great to me so far so I ain't thinking. Read More »

Liverpool great Kennedy hails transformative Klopp - Eurosport.com AU


Bilic went on to suggest that his side could be in the running for the England international's signature: "You're asking me about Sturridge and I have no problem about that. "I am really looking forward to playing Bournemouth again now because of this", he said with menace ahead of today's visit of West Ham. The Hammers are undoubtedly short upfront and Bilic believes that Sturridge would be the ideal striker to get his side firing again: "He's one of the biggest talents, he's a great player". Read More »

Man City boss Guardiola apologises after mass brawl

The Argentine worldwide was shown a straight red after a awful late lunge on David Luiz , which in turn sparked a late melee between the two sets of players. Also in overtime, Aguero's colleague, Fernandinho, took Cesc Fabregas by the throat, and Taylor removed him also. "Sometimes the other players are frustrated by the result", Luiz said. Read More »

Cousins leads Kings to easy 120-89 win over last-place Mavs


TMZ Sports broke the story ... the Sacramento Kings teammates were involved in a violent altercation with two people at the VIP booth next to them around 3 AM on December 5. Spiro said earlier in the week "we do not believe a crime was committed". The couple was taken to a hospital. The side the media consistently tries to paint of me. Read More »

A brief run by Tiger, and now everyone chasing Matsuyama


After approximately 16 months in the clubhouse, Tiger Woods made his return to competitive golf this week. Woods stood on eight-under 208, 11 strokes behind leader Hideki Matsuyama of Japan after 54 holes at the 18-man invitational. What we have to see from Woods first, and what the golf world hopes it will see from Woods, is consistency both in his game and his ability to play. "I don't care how many strokes I'm leading over him, I still worry about him, fear him". Read More »

Ailing Navy seeks 15th straight win over Army


Trend: Army is 4-1 ATS in its last five games against Navy. Navy Athletic Director Chet Gladchuk listed Baltimore , Seattle, San Diego, Dallas, Houston, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, New York, Boston and the District of Columbia as the candidates to play the game at their local pro football venues. Read More »

Warehouse fire recovery effort complete; death toll at 36


KRON4 News has learned that the fire started on first floor of the warehouse trapping victims on the second floor. The charges apparently were not pursued. Almena has not responded to emails or calls by The Associated Press to phone numbers associated with him. "They would come in and they would walk through our space and they'd always say 'Wow, what an wonderful space, '" Almena told San Jose TV station KNTV. Read More »