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Author: 0 Klopp assesses Van Dijk leadership and Shaqiri potential

We round up the latest Liverpool news and transfer rumours on Friday, as Jurgen Klopp's side prepare to face Cardiff City . Last week gave them for sure a big boost, 100 per cent, but before that they were not bad. The 4-0 win over Red Star Belgrade in the Champions League on Wednesday was the first time that Mohamed Salah (2), Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane have all appeared on the score sheet together this season.

Sports Warner storms off mid-innings after grade cricket sledge
Author: 0 Warner storms off mid-innings after grade cricket sledge

He had moved into the 30s when the incident unfolded, news.com.au reported. According to a spectator at the ground, Brendan Bradford, Warner allegedly told the umpire, "I'm removing myself from the game" before he walked off the ground despite not being dismissed.

Sports Defendants found guilty in basketball corruption trial
Author: 0 Defendants found guilty in basketball corruption trial

Bowen testified under a non-prosecution agreement that Gatto, Code and Dawkins helped him get a deal for $100,000, funded through Adidas, for his son to attend the University of Louisville , an Adidas-sponsored school. "We look forward to continuing to work with the NCAA and other stakeholders in a collaborative and constructive manner to improve the environment around college basketball", Adidas said in a statement.

Sports Tom Wilson of Washington Capitals has 20-game suspension upheld
Author: 0 Tom Wilson of Washington Capitals has 20-game suspension upheld

This suspension is Wilson's fourth in a little over a year. The incident in question took place during a preseason game on September 30. Bettman said Wilson's main point of contact was with Sundqvist's head and that head contact was avoidable; that, coupled with Wilson's history, led to the suspension being upheld.

Sports Dodgers Host Boston Red Sox In Los Angeles
Author: 0 Dodgers Host Boston Red Sox In Los Angeles

Rick Porcello will take the mound for the Red Sox after posting a 5.00 ERA over 10 2/3 innings this postseason. Fresh off getting destroyed by the Red Sox. Another great way to watch the Red Sox Dodgers game live stream without cable is with Hulu with Live TV where Fox Sports 1, Fox and other popular channel feeds are found, with some exceptions depending on exactly where you live.

Sports MS Dhoni dropped, Virat Kohli rested for T20I series against West Indies
Author: 0 MS Dhoni dropped, Virat Kohli rested for T20I series against West Indies

He has been named as back-up wicketkeeper to Rishabh Pant . Kohli , though, will be back to captain the team in the three-match T20I series against Australia which begins 10 days after the Windies series comes to an end in November. Meamwhile, Rohit Sharma will lead India in T20I series against the Windies with regular skipper Virat Kohli being rested for the three matches against the Caribbean side.

Sports Pep Guardiola expects five-horse Premier League title race
Author: 0 Pep Guardiola expects five-horse Premier League title race

In an intriguing interview with Guillem Balague for BBC Radio 5 live Guardiola reveals the affinity he has for the Blue half of Manchester and also that deep down his motivation is not to win trophies but rather to be loved. "I feel beloved from the people here. Sometimes I think maybe it's happened". Here you are more comfortable. "They help you to love where you are", he explained.

Sports James Harden to miss next 2 games with hamstring injury
Author: 0 James Harden to miss next 2 games with hamstring injury

D'Antoni said Harden began to feel the injury early, but he then re-aggravated it on a drive to the basket before being removed. "It's probably closer to a strain than just tightness, he wouldn't have gone out if it was just tight, so he felt a little bit more, I'm sure".

Sports NBA Minnesota Timberwolves vs Toronto Raptors Spread and Prediction
Author: 0 NBA Minnesota Timberwolves vs Toronto Raptors Spread and Prediction

The club has posted victories by double-digit margins in each of its three home dates, capped by Monday's decisive 127-106 win over Charlotte as 8.5-point home chalk that extended its against-the-spread win streak to three games going into Wednesday night's Timberwolves versus Raptors betting matchup at Scotiabank Arena.

Sports Kris Dunn Out 4-6 Weeks With Sprained MCL
Author: 0 Kris Dunn Out 4-6 Weeks With Sprained MCL

Dunn suffered the injury in the second quarter of a 115-109 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Monday. Kris Dunn made his season debut against the Mavericks after missing the first two games of the season due to the birth of his child.

Sports Australian Tennis Star Todd Reid Dies Aged 34
Author: 0 Australian Tennis Star Todd Reid Dies Aged 34

The cause of death is unknown, but there are understood to be no suspicious circumstances. Soon after winning the junior Wimbledon title at the age of 18 in 2002, Reid turned pro. Todd Reid with team captain John Fitzgerald during a Davis Cup World Group Playoff in 2004. Reid's best achievement was reaching the third round at the 2004 Australian Open, where he lost to Roger Federer .

Sports Giuly baffled Real Madrid failed to replace Ronaldo with Hazard, Mbappe
Author: 0 Giuly baffled Real Madrid failed to replace Ronaldo with Hazard, Mbappe

The Portuguese served as Real manager from 2010 to 2013, and former president Calderon feels it is only a matter of time before a reunion comes to fruition. Defenders Samuel Umtiti (knee) and Thomas Vermaelen (hamstring) are definitely out for Valverde's side. Barcelona called for an end to fraud by "organised mafia" and businesses, in a statement posted on its website on Friday.

Sports Sebastian Vettel: errors have not cost me drivers' championship title
Author: 0 Sebastian Vettel: errors have not cost me drivers' championship title

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff expects Niki Lauda to return to the F1 paddock once he is fit enough as he continues his recovery from a lung transplant. And Hamilton says his experience of past title fights, allied to the comfortable position he is in - only needing five points in total from the remaining three races - allows him to remain calm as the championship is within reach.

Sports Taco Bell is giving away free tacos. Here’s how to get them
Author: 0 Taco Bell is giving away free tacos. Here’s how to get them

Betts joins a growing list of taco securers that includes Francisco Lindor, Lorenzo Cain, Cameron Maybin and, of course, Jacoby Ellsbury - better known in some circles as "Tacoby Bellsbury". Baseball fans and fast-food lovers alike can celebrate for one tasty reason: Free tacos. "I'm sorry, Taco Bell", the contrite utilityman said, when asked if Taco Bell or any of its employees had dignified his insult with a response.

Sports Pakistan beat Australia by 66 runs in first T20
Author: 0 Pakistan beat Australia by 66 runs in first T20

Another batting collapse has continued Australia's disastrous campaign against Pakistan , recording their third lowest T20I score in their history after being bowled out for just 89 runs in the series opener . He then said "I take full responsibility for that". Finch's side were bundled out for 89 in the first Twenty20 global against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi with Sarfraz Ahmed's side reducing them to 22 for six in the sixth over.

Sports 'What is Lloris doing?': Spurs keeper gets kamikaze red card
Author: 0 'What is Lloris doing?': Spurs keeper gets kamikaze red card

In 5 of their last 6 games, they have only scored one goal. Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris has come under fire from fans after his insane red card proved costly in the Champions League. "You need to kill the game and kill the opponent when you have the possibility, if not always in football you pay". "We didn't force it". Legit.ng recalls that Dutch topflight side PSV Eindhoven and Tottenham Hotspur played 2-2 draw in their Champions League clash.

Sports Ignore Mayweather-Nurmagomedov talk says UFC boss
Author: 0 Ignore Mayweather-Nurmagomedov talk says UFC boss

In the post-fight press conference, Nurmagomedov refused to forgive McGregor for his antics before the fight , but his own father Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov appears to have buried the hatchet with McGregor. I will be back with my confidence high. It was a great fight and it was my pleasure. Mayweather has already made it clear that he wants the fight to take place in Las Vegas, where the unbeaten boxer has exclusively fought since 2006.

Sports Andriy Yarmolenko injury makes life hard for West Ham - Pellegrini
Author: 0 Andriy Yarmolenko injury makes life hard for West Ham - Pellegrini

Makasi, who spent last season on loan in League One with Plymouth Argyle, made his first appearance since returning from a knee injury during West Ham U23s' 5-3 win over Swansea City on Sunday. "Andy is working sometimes with the squad". West Ham have lost seven of their last 10 away games in the Premier League (W2 D1), although one of those victories came against Leicester last season (2-0).

Sports Overmatched: Dodgers' moves don't work, down 2-0 in Series
Author: 0 Overmatched: Dodgers' moves don't work, down 2-0 in Series

Buehler made his first postseason start in Game 3 of the NL Division Series against the Braves in Atlanta. He's allowed just six hits in those two big wins and has his team halfway to the World Series . Then, prior to Game 2, reliever Ryan Madson - a native of Long Beach, Calif. - maligned the mid-40s temps. Price and three relievers retired the last 16 Los Angeles batters, with Craig Kimbrel closing out the Dodgers in a flawless ninth for his sixth save this postseason.

Sports Federer survives Krajinovic scare to maintain Basel run
Author: 0 Federer survives Krajinovic scare to maintain Basel run

Jakobshalle in Basel, Switzerland , on Tuesday, Oct. 23. "I didn't serve very well today". Clearly you make your life more hard, but still I was up 6-2, 3-1, break points, so things could have ended very quickly today, even though I didn't have the best serve percentage stats.

Sports Everton Theo Walcott Never a good time to face Manchester United
Author: 0 Everton Theo Walcott Never a good time to face Manchester United

Manchester United could welcome Jesse Lingard and Scott McTominay back in to the squad this weekend but Alexis Sanchez, Marouane Fellaini and Diogo Dalot will miss the visit of Everton . "Now he's going back and to do the work to try and be 100 percent and in this moment he's nearly there because of the team's needs". Mourinho, though, has no intention of trying to re-sign LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic to ease his injury problems.

Sports Brendan Rodgers confident Celtic can still qualify despite latest setback
Author: 0 Brendan Rodgers confident Celtic can still qualify despite latest setback

Rodgers is missing a few first team players with Scott Brown, Tom Rogic, Youssouf Mulumbu and Leigh Griffiths all out injured. "The players who have come in have been waiting a long time". "Where we are as a club, these type of games, this level of opponent, you want your best players available", he said. Rangnick does not expect Tierney , who has been linked with moves to the likes of Everton and Manchester United, to follow in their footsteps, however, as he believes that his side can ...

Sports LeBron James claims first Los Angeles Lakers victory
Author: 0 LeBron James claims first Los Angeles Lakers victory

For James, Thursday was a complete performance and his first triple-double as a Laker - 28 points (10-for-17 from the floor), 11 rebounds and 11 assists. "We need to start games with the same mentality that we started the second quarter". "But in the rest of the game, starting with the turnovers, we were thinking too much".

Sports Wozniacki gets 1st win at this year’s WTA Finals
Author: 0 Wozniacki gets 1st win at this year’s WTA Finals

She could have sealed her semi-final place with another straight-sets win, but Pliskova's second-set fightback ensured the White Group winners will be decided on Thursday. "So, I just stayed focused and got a lot of balls back". "I always believe in myself and when I'm out on the court I believe I'm going to win". She then regained the upper hand to level the match with a sliced backhand victor on her third set point.

Sports Giants trade Harrison to Lions
Author: 0 Giants trade Harrison to Lions

Given the Giants' 1-6 start it's not surprising that their offense has sputtered; the run game ranks 18th, even with Barkley, and the passing attack is 21st, according to Football Outsiders . Despite entering the season with playoff aspirations, the Giants so far have compiled a record of 1-6 through seven games, and now are last in their division.

Sports Twins Announce Rocco Baldelli, 37, As Next Manager
Author: 0 Twins Announce Rocco Baldelli, 37, As Next Manager

The Twins have found a new manager. Baldelli, 37, has spent the past four seasons as a coach for the Tampa Bay Rays . He previously was Tampa Bay's first base coach and worked in the team's scouting department. In 2008, he drove in the go-ahead run for the Rays in Game 7 of the AL Championship Series against the Red Sox and homered for the Rays in Game 5 of the World Series the following week.

Sports Hazard sidelined with back injury, Sarri confirms
Author: 0 Hazard sidelined with back injury, Sarri confirms

Sarri expects to rotate his starting line-up to face BATE, but fears a bigger problem for Sunday's Burnley trip. On the other hand, the former Super Eagles star has featured four times as a substitute in Chelsea's Premier League matches and is reportedly eager to look elsewhere for regular football in January.

Sports Red Sox Notch Game 2 World Series Win Over Dodgers
Author: 0 Red Sox Notch Game 2 World Series Win Over Dodgers

But there remains a vast, grassy space in between, where simple things like base hits and glovework still matter. Some Red Sox fans are linking this natural phenomenon to good luck for their team. "We had a solid approach against him tonight and for the most part we executed what we wanted to do", he added. "I get it, the numbers". He struggled only in the fourth, loading the bases with nobody out on two singles and a walk as the Dodgers took a 2-1 lead - their first of the Series.