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Sports FA appeals against decision to clear José Mourinho over touchline language
Author: 0 FA appeals against decision to clear José Mourinho over touchline language

Xavier was said to have contradicted himself and failed to provide adequate context in which Mourinho's remarks were made, which was considered essential to establishing if the manager was guilty of the charge. Mourinho used Simao Valente, an assistant professor at the University of Lisbon and expert in the Portuguese language. He also argued that his words were "entirely inaudible, were directed to no-one, were comprehensible only to a person possessed of sufficient lip reading skills and a ...

Sports Rooney and Wilson named in England squad, but no Rice
Author: 0 Rooney and Wilson named in England squad, but no Rice

The Football Association announced on Sunday that Rooney would be awarded his 120th cap as a tribute to his England career which appeared to have come to an end when he retired from global football in August 2017. He is not in contention for the Nations League clash with Croatia three days later. "It's a real good thing for everyone to be a part of", he added.

Sports Neymar makes accusation against referee of PSG's draw with Napoli
Author: 0 Neymar makes accusation against referee of PSG's draw with Napoli

The match ended with Neymar furious with Dutch official Kuipers , who had handed him a yellow card for apparent protests that Napoli players were not the correct distance away while he was waiting to take a free-kick. MF Juan Bernat , 7 - Was not undeserving of his goal as part of arguably his best performance since his summer arrival. He is likely to make the squad, but is not certain to start against his former team, with Angel Di Maria in form and ready to line up alongside Kylian ...

Sports Virat Kohli causes uproar with 'leave India' comment
Author: 0 Virat Kohli causes uproar with 'leave India' comment

The India captain, who has been rested for the T20I series against a West Indies, embroiled himself in fresh controversy after a video of him went viral on social media. Team India had also requested the BCCI to compensate the players who would be missing the cash-rich league, which is expected to start in the first week of April.

Sports Bryce Harper Won't Be Signing With Yankees
Author: 0 Bryce Harper Won't Be Signing With Yankees

But if they do, it nearly certainly won't be that deal, and Washington's general manager and president of baseball operations Mike Rizzo acknowledged on Tuesday that his team can not afford to wait around for the right-fielder to make his decision.

Sports Anthony Joshua reveals how Tony Bellew can defeat Oleksandr Usyk
Author: 0 Anthony Joshua reveals how Tony Bellew can defeat Oleksandr Usyk

I was retired after the second Haye fight. But a bold prediction would be for Usyk to make a statement, landing at will from the early goings, dropping Bellew on several occasions before the contest is halted inside 4 rounds. He's fought at 175lbs for most of his career and he's a very experienced fighter. Bellew knows that he will have to bring his best performance. But Tony will be going into this fight with confidence, he riding high off his recent victories and he's going to feel ...

Sports Liverpool lose their mojo to make Champions League last 16 a struggle
Author: 0 Liverpool lose their mojo to make Champions League last 16 a struggle

As it happens, Liverpool can afford to draw in Paris and still qualify from the group and you could see them beating many of Europe's top sides over two legs, as they showed previous year. "We were not surprised by Red Star's tactics". He will be partnered by Dutchman Georginio Wijnaldum , who has been an ever-present in the starting lineups this season, while the third midfield slot is likely to be taken up by veteran James Milner , who scored this past weekend against Arsenal.

Sports Dez Bryant signs with Saints
Author: 0 Dez Bryant signs with Saints

Both the Associated Press and ESPN confirmed the move on Wednesday citing league sources who requested anonymity. For a player with 531 career receptions for 7,459 yards receiving and 73 touchdowns in eight seasons with the Cowboys , that scenario works in the Saints' favor.

Sports Tuilagi returns for England as Curry ruled out for NZ clash
Author: 0 Tuilagi returns for England as Curry ruled out for NZ clash

His performance against the All Blacks in 2012 inspired a 38-12 victory that sent Twickenham into delirium. "I was gutted when he pulled out, but it was a tiny niggle". "They put a lot of pressure on the All Blacks in areas they didn't enjoy - there's a bit to be learned there", said Jones, who will also have been encouraged by South Africa's recent win and agonising near miss against them.

Sports Le'Veon Bell back in Pittsburgh but no word on meeting team
Author: 0 Le'Veon Bell back in Pittsburgh but no word on meeting team

Pictures and videos circulated online late Tuesday of Bell in the club. The Athletic reported a month ago that Bell would qualify as a third franchise tag even if he didn't show by the deadline. If Bell fails to report, the transition tag would be around $14.5 million, or 120 percent of his $12.1 million franchise tag from 2017, since that's the a year ago he played.

Sports Dani Carvajal backs sacked Julen Lopetegui as best coach he's ever had
Author: 0 Dani Carvajal backs sacked Julen Lopetegui as best coach he's ever had

The coach has endured a nightmare year after being sacked by Spain on the eve of the World Cup after agreeing to take the Real Madrid job. Real sits atop the group with Roma, as both have six points, and the Spanish giants will look to continue its positive momentum under interim manager Santiago Solari .

Sports 43 runs in one over … conceded by a South African!
Author: 0 43 runs in one over … conceded by a South African!

They discounted the 77 runs that former New Zealand batsman Robert Vance conceded during a first-class match against Canterbury in 1990. Website Cricinfo, in what it allows is a potentially incomplete list, awards the first class one-day record to Zimbabwe worldwide Elton Chigumbura, who belted 39 off Alauddin Babu during one over in Bangladesh in 2013.

Sports Senators players apologize after being caught criticizing team on video recording
Author: 0 Senators players apologize after being caught criticizing team on video recording

Ottawa Senators' Matt Duchene was one of seven players caught in secret footage taken in an Uber auto. A Postmedia story Monday said the video was posted elsewhere online over the weekend and has since been deleted. The Senators are now 29th on the penalty kill this season. "Here's the other thing, too", Duchene says. "Filming or recording passengers without their consent is totally unacceptable and if reported/detected we will investigate", he added.

Sports India vs West Indies - 2nd T20 International Preview & Prediction
Author: 0 India vs West Indies - 2nd T20 International Preview & Prediction

He is now the second highest scorer in the world behind New Zealand's Martin Guptill, on 2,271 runs. With the innings in Lucknow , Rohit has 19, while Virat Kohli , who has been rested for this series, has 18 such innings. Left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav soon joined forces to take two quick wickets and paceman Jasprit Bumrah got the big-hitting Kieron Pollard caught and bowled as West indies slipped to 68-5.

Sports Aric Almirola must win at Phoenix to advance — NASCAR Cup Series
Author: 0 Aric Almirola must win at Phoenix to advance — NASCAR Cup Series

Currently, the third and fourth spots in the playoff race belong to Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr ., with Truex holding a 25-point lead over Kurt Busch for fourth place. Harvick was on the inside again for the next restart, before Blaney was able to get by him on the outside and into the lead. Blaney had taken the lead after the second restart in that final stretch, but Harvick had gone back in front and was still in the lead when Joey Gase's spin brought out the eighth caution.

Sports 2nd-Ranked Kentucky Crushed By 4th-Ranked Duke In Season Opener
Author: 0 2nd-Ranked Kentucky Crushed By 4th-Ranked Duke In Season Opener

Kentucky: "It's tough when you go down like that", Travis said . And all Duke did was hand John Calipari the most lopsided loss of his 10-year tenure in Lexington. There was never a moment where it looked like Kentucky belonged on the same floor as Duke. Keldon Johnson led the Wildcats with 23 points while Reid Travis added 22 points.

Sports Li Haotong overtakes Justin Rose as Shubhankar stays 53rd in Turkey
Author: 0 Li Haotong overtakes Justin Rose as Shubhankar stays 53rd in Turkey

I was two back previous year. "I don't have a go-to up on that particular hole". "More majors", he said of his next aim after defeating Haotong Li in a play-off at the Turkish Airlines Open. Rose was clearly in the zone as well, however, and he chipped in on the fifth before putting his tee shot on the sixth to three feet for a hat-trick of his own and a two-shot lead.

Sports Carragher On
Author: 0 Carragher On "The Only Chance" That Liverpool Can Win The Title

Chelsea are [ 12.5] to win the Premier League title . I'm better. In the last month of last season, I was down, down, down, down. A whopping 34 goals were scored in the Premier League over the last few days. The home side eased off after this early blitz, which saw them enjoy 81% of the possession in the opening 20 minutes, with a fifth straight league win over Southampton already in the bag.

Sports Bournemouth vs. Manchester United live stream
Author: 0 Bournemouth vs. Manchester United live stream

Rashford made amends with a dramatic 92nd-minute victor, however, collecting a Pogba cross and keeping cool to snatch the points with his first Premier League goal since September. "The discussion at half-time was of course that we weren't winning but deserved to be winning by more than one". Bournemouth started the second half on top and De Gea reacted quickly to save an instinctive flicked finish from the again impressive David Brooks, then Martial's clever play sent Luke Shaw through ...

Sports Bears rout turnover-prone Bills 41-9
Author: 0 Bears rout turnover-prone Bills 41-9

As in, how can you ask the Bears, who have made the playoffs exactly one time since making the Super Bowl in the 2006 season, if there's a risk in being overconfident going into Buffalo this week? Last week, the Bears (4-3) beat the Jets 24-10.

Sports Magnficent Makinson gives England series win over Kiwis
Author: 0 Magnficent Makinson gives England series win over Kiwis

The case will be heard by a three-man panel, including one representative each from England and New Zealand, on Tuesday night. Watene-Zelezniak was put through a gap on halfway by Kodi Nikorima's short pass and he toyed with the England defenders before sending winger Ken Maumalo over at the corner.

Sports Los Angeles Chargers release kicker Caleb Sturgis
Author: 0 Los Angeles Chargers release kicker Caleb Sturgis

This wasn't like his 2010 performance in Seattle when Rivers threw for 455 yards, but he made key throws at important times, especially in the first half. White was selected by the Chargers in the fourth round in last April's draft and played in the first three games. Seattle got the ball back with 1:24 left at its own 22 and after two completions and a roughing the passer penalty on Melvin Ingram, the Seahawks were at the Chargers 44 with 50 seconds left.

Sports Arsene Wenger rubbishes links to AC Milan
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger rubbishes links to AC Milan

Thus suggesting that Solari is set to be named the club's next permanent manager in compliance with Spanish FA regulations, with time running out to seal the deal. However, talking to beIN SPORTS , Wenger dismissed the rumours out of hand. The 69-year-old's name has continually been linked with top European clubs, including Real Madrid after they sacked Julen Lopetegui last month, but he indicated on Tuesday that his return to management may not be imminent.

Sports Kevin Love Undergoes Surgery, Will Be Evaluated In 6 Weeks
Author: 0 Kevin Love Undergoes Surgery, Will Be Evaluated In 6 Weeks

The team announced that Love had the procedure, calling it successful, at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Drew went 8-1 as fill-in coach last season while Lue was on a medical leave to deal with anxiety issues. Larry Drew is frantically searching for the right combinations that will help turn the Cavaliers' wretched form around after eight defeats in nine games.

Sports Barty downs Wang for Elite Trophy in Zhuhai
Author: 0 Barty downs Wang for Elite Trophy in Zhuhai

The second set was more evenly contested with just one break of serve in 10 games with a flurry of errors from Wang leading to the sole break in the seventh game. However, the American needed to win a single set to clinch the fourth semifinal of the season. With her colourful hair braids, her opponent was the crowd favourite at the Hengqin International Tennis Center, and fans had been hoping to see a repeat performance of Saturday night's semi-final when the 26-year-old crushed Garbine ...

Sports Upset At Jamal Murray’s Final Shot, Kyrie Irving Throws Ball Into Crowd
Author: 0 Upset At Jamal Murray’s Final Shot, Kyrie Irving Throws Ball Into Crowd

Denver spotted the Celtics an 18-point lead in the first quarter but quickly made up ground behind Murray, who scored 23 in the first half. The only raffle website where you can win tickets to sporting events, concerts, and festivals. "I really wasn't meaning no disrespect". "No disrespect to the Boston organization, the Boston fans for that last shot". I know half the team over there, so no hard feelings.

Sports Manchester City could face UEFA sanctions over alleged financial doping
Author: 0 Manchester City could face UEFA sanctions over alleged financial doping

Pep Guardiola has passionately defended Manchester City's conduct amid claims the Premier League champions bent Financial Fair Play rules to get around spending regulations. However, the club are not now under scrutiny for spending too much but for spending money they should not have been entitled to under FFP rules. And we have to live with that.

Sports Cross Counter storms to Melbourne Cup win
Author: 0 Cross Counter storms to Melbourne Cup win

His powerful Godolphin operation first flew the Melbourne Cup flag with by Faithful Son, which finished seventh in 1998. The Melbourne Cup win was only Cross Counter's eighth race and fifth start. Vets were forced to euthanise the horse after it broke down about 1000 metres into the 3200-metre race. "I know how much this race means to him - he's been trying to win if for a while and so I am so happy this horse has been able to do it for him".