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Pep Guardiola denies interest in signing Virgil van Dijk for Manchester City
- December 26, 2016

When asked about rumours of impending bids for Van Dijk, Puel told reporters: "For Virgil, the price would be the same in two or three years and he can stay two or three years with us". "He has played a lot in the last few months". The Netherlands worldwide joined Southampton after impressing with Celtic and was one of the top performers for the side last season, when they achieved their highest Premier League position by finishing 6 and was duly awarded Southampton's player of the season ... (more...)
Luke Kuechly dismisses notion of Super Bowl 'hangover' Luke Kuechly dismisses notion of Super Bowl 'hangover'
- December 25, 2016

Kuechly has a history with concussions that predates this season, as he suffered one early a year ago and spent 37 days in the protocol, ultimately sitting out three games. "And you see guys who have things stemming back from their concussion years removed from the game". "There's a lot to be learned from it". The Pro Bowl matches the top players in the American Football Conference (AFC) against those in the National Football Conference (NFC). (more...)
IOC opens doping cases into 28 Russian Olympic athletes IOC opens doping cases into 28 Russian Olympic athletes
- December 25, 2016

Six Russian men won five medals, including one gold, in cross-country skiing on home snow at Sochi. In the report published this month by antidoping regulators, the investigator Richard H. The event was scheduled in March in Tyumen, which on Thursday also lost the right to host a biathlon World Cup event in March. They led to the 28 athletes with evidence of sample manipulation. (more...)
Jets coach Todd Bowles hospitalized with undisclosed illness
- December 25, 2016

Guess I'll get something done after the season". "There was never a lack of effort. It's exactly where I want to be, to play against a guy that I've grown up watching". Running back LeGarrette Blount rushed for two of his own in his 50-yard campaign. When you're playing bad ball, you're playing bad ball. CB Darrelle Revis on returning to play again at Gillette Stadium, his home stadium two years ago. (more...)
Falcons WR Julio Jones will play this week Falcons WR Julio Jones will play this week
- December 25, 2016

And while there wasn't exactly a replay in the rematch, the Falcons did pick up where they left off in Atlanta. However, they are still giving up the 26th most points per game, which plays perfectly to the Panthers. Remember, Jones put up a career-best performance in Atlanta's first game with Carolina, recording 12 receptions for an absurd 300 yards. The Panthers opened the third quarter with a field goal but much like they did in the first half, the Falcons were able to move the ball easily ... (more...)
Bills extend postseason drought to 17 seasons after loss to Dolphins Bills extend postseason drought to 17 seasons after loss to Dolphins
- December 25, 2016

Andrew Franks kicked a 27-yard field goal in OT to win the game, after Rex Ryan elected to punt with 4:09 to play in overtime, despite (possibly) knowing a tie would doom Buffalo's playoff hopes as well. Miami was in control of Saturday's game early on. Any way you slice it, a Bills win today would significantly increase the Denver Broncos chances if they win tomorrow on Christmas Day in Arrowhead. (more...)
West Ham have renewed Bacca interest
- December 24, 2016

In an interview with RMC Sport , the France global revealed that he was open to leaving West Ham and claimed he would enjoy playing under Arsene Wenger. Noble says they can not afford to lose what he considers to be one of the best players in the world and he would be very surprised indeed if he were to move on in January. (more...)
MLB Rumor Central: Mike Napoli to Rangers more likely? MLB Rumor Central: Mike Napoli to Rangers more likely?
- December 24, 2016

Among the Indians' low draft pick, gap at first base and need for an impact right-handed bat, Edwin Encarnacion fits Cleveland perfectly. Given that he only received a three year contract, it would have been nice to see him return to Toronto's lineup for the foreseeable future. (more...)
Idaho vs. Colorado State: Score and Reaction for 2016 Idaho Potato Bowl Idaho vs. Colorado State: Score and Reaction for 2016 Idaho Potato Bowl
- December 24, 2016

After making the grab, Frysinger spun away from Johnson and ran into the end zone for a 54-yard touchdown that gave Idaho a 55-21 lead with 9:27 remaining in the game. Stevens has better command of it now and was performing at a higher level late in the season, Bobo said, than any quarterback he's ever coached, including National Football League quarterbacks Matthew Stafford and Aaron Murray. (more...)
Duke's Grayson Allen suspended indefinitely Duke's Grayson Allen suspended indefinitely
- December 23, 2016

Last night, Duke star and serial flopper/tripper Grayson Allen exhibited why he is the Dookiest Dookie to ever Dook. So Coach Mike Krzyzewski will put a stop to the unsportsmanlike behavior of his best player by relegating Allen to the bench. (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has killed all his doubters
- December 22, 2016

He endured one of the worst goal-scoring droughts of his senior career earlier in the campaign, but has certainly proved doubters wrong with his impressive displays under Jose Mourinho. "It is more a question of time or when rather than if". "His ultimate goal is actually now to win the Premier League". Fifteen-year-old Cameron spoke of his delight at meeting some of his heroes: "I've met Anthony Martial and Marouane Fellaini and it's been wonderful". (more...)
Everton FC must bounce back from derby heartache Everton FC must bounce back from derby heartache
- December 22, 2016

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp and Toffees manager Ronald Koeman said Barkley, who was booked, might have been "lucky" not to be sent off. "Everything is clear. He [the referee] gave Coleman his first yellow card but not a second to Lovren. Why? Liverpool fought back in the second half before eventually nicking a win deep into eight minutes of stoppage time, but Coleman warned that Everton could not afford to wallow in the disappointment of defeat. (more...)
Burnley officially re-sign Joey Barton
- December 22, 2016

Joey Barton has made a swift return to Burnley after the midfielder agreed to rejoin the club until the end of the season on a free transfer in January, the Premier League side said on its website. During his time at Ibrox, Barton played just eight times before being suspended for his part in a training ground row following a 5-1 defeat to Celtic in September. (more...)
AFCON 2017: Six players turn down opportunity to play for Cameroon AFCON 2017: Six players turn down opportunity to play for Cameroon
- December 22, 2016

The other six are Andre Onana ( Ajax Amsterdam ), Guy Roland Ndy Assembe ( Nancy ), Allan Nyom (West Bromwich Albion), Maxime Poundje (Girondins Bordeaux ), Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa ( Olympique Marseille ) and Ibrahim Amadou ( Lille ). (more...)
Volunteers needed for final push of kettle campaign Volunteers needed for final push of kettle campaign
- December 21, 2016

The Cowboys kept a two-game cushion over NY in the division a week after the Giants ended their 11-game winning streak. Incredibly, the NFL - a.k.a, the No Fun League - didn't pile on, taking a rare pass at fining one of its players for post-touchdown theatrics . (more...)
English Premier League: Mane scores late to lift Reds into second place
- December 21, 2016

For me, it's pretty special because it's my first time at Goodison Park . The first all-Merseyside FA Cup final, between arguably England's top two clubs at the time, was slightly more one-sided than the one which followed three years later. (more...)
Atletico de Kolkata Shoots-Out Kerala Blasters to clinch ISL 3 Title
- December 20, 2016

The loss shattered the heart of Kerala and now when these two teams are meeting again in the finals, Kerala will eye for a revenge and aim to clinch the ISL season 3, trophy. Visitors will also have the psychological edge over Kerala as Atletico de Kolkata have the credit of being the only team to have won in Kochi this season, thanks to a deflected effort by Javi Lara. (more...)
Karun Nair's triple century gives Indian team its highest total in Karun Nair's triple century gives Indian team its highest total in
- December 20, 2016

Coming to Karun Nair , he became the only third batsman to convert his maiden century into triple behind Sir Gary Sobers (365*) and Bob Simpson (311). It was only the sixth time England have conceded 700 or more, but the third time in the last 12 years, with West Indies also making 749 for nine in Barbados in February 2009. (more...)
Alexis: Arsenal deal should show faith in me
- December 19, 2016

The former Udinese star has been converted from wide man to forward under Arsene Wenger, and is now enjoying arguably his best run in his career after scoring twelve goals in fifteen appearances. And, as contract talks continue to drag on, the 27-year-old has indicated that he's more than willing to commit his future to the London outfit, provided they offer him suitable terms. (more...)
Rahul's 199 helps India score 391-4 at stumps on day 3 Rahul's 199 helps India score 391-4 at stumps on day 3
- December 19, 2016

Cheteshwar Pujara was batting on 11 at the other end, with India , who have taken an unassailable 3-0 lead, still 304 runs behind. Pujara flashed out at delivery from Ben Stokes and edged to the lone slip in place while Kohli failed the test of patience against England. (more...)