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Sports Barcelona fans accidentally celebrate Gerard Pique's red card against Olympiacos
Author: 0 Barcelona fans accidentally celebrate Gerard Pique's red card against Olympiacos

At that stage, Barca were 1-0 up thanks to a Dimitris Nikolaou own goal and the defender hacked down Lionel Messi with an hour played, clearing the way for Barca's talisman to convert a free-kick and bring up 100 European goals. Barca looked to be heading for a clean sheet despite Pique's dismissal. Lucas Digne soon made it three, on the end of a Messi assist, with Ernesto Valverde's men coasting despite Gerard Pique's red card shortly before half-time.

Sports DeShone Kizer back to starting for Browns
Author: 0 DeShone Kizer back to starting for Browns

Cody Kessler will serve as the Browns No. 2 quarterback instead. Hogan was listed as a full participant in practice Wednesday, but Jackson said Hogan's ribs are "pretty bruised, in my opinion". After throwing a league-high nine interceptions in the first five games, he was showing signs of regression and Jackson wanted to slam the brakes before things got worse.

Sports Michael Owen states his prediction for Benfica v Man United
Author: 0 Michael Owen states his prediction for Benfica v Man United

Manchester United struggled in the first-half against Benfica, resembling the sluggish side that drew 0-0 with Liverpool at the weekend. On Sunday evening, the 54-year-old sparked rumours of a potential move to PSG after giving a glowing reference about the Ligue 1 leaders to French television station Telefoot .

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Author: 0 Napoli's "Mr 33" takes roundabout route to the top

De Bruyne's agent Patrick De Koster has said he intends to begin discussions with City over improved terms in the coming months. "I have time", he said. Marek Hamsik had the best of a number of Napoli chances but John Stones managed to block him. Our first half was excellent, the second a little bit less.

Sports The 2018 National Football League draft is going to Jerry Jones's AT&T Stadium
Author: 0 The 2018 National Football League draft is going to Jerry Jones's AT&T Stadium

It will be held April 26-28. The three-day event will again be televised live by ESPN. In 2015 and 2016 the draft was held in Chicago, with Philadelphia hosting this year's NFL Draft at the Eakins Oval. Jones and the Cowboys submitted a bid in May to host next year's draft. Philadelphia was also in the running for the 2018 draft, while Kansas City and Green Bay were considered long shots.

Sports De Villiers' whirlwind 176 propels SA to 353
Author: 0 De Villiers' whirlwind 176 propels SA to 353

Faf du Plessis came out at No. 3, only to last just 2 balls before getting cleaned up by Shakib for duck. Their partnership was the highest for any wicket for South Africa and the joint sixth highest in all one-day internationals. Another four and two sixes followed in Mashrafe's next over. There was no stopping de Villiers though as he picked up his 25th ODI hundred. South Africa's second highest run-getter in ODIs, ABD created up a storm during his knock of 176, which helped his side ...

Sports Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: Everyone was bad. Every player!
Author: 0 Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: Everyone was bad. Every player!

Everyone can see our situation", Conte said. "I think every season is different", he told reporters. And the Italian accepts that Chelsea are not finding it easy to play domestically and in Europe, something they did not have to manage last season.

Sports Spurs' coach Popovich calls Trump 'soulless coward'
Author: 0 Spurs' coach Popovich calls Trump 'soulless coward'

Popovich , who has previously criticized the president for his "xenophobic, homophobic, racist, misogynistic" comments, ended the short, one-sided conversation between him and Zirin with a sharp rebuke for Trump's enablers. "The people who work with the president should be ashamed ". "This is their shame most of all". Popovich , who has won five NBA titles with San Antonio, will coach the U.S.

Sports Rafael Nadal pulls out of Swiss Indoors Basel with knee injury
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal pulls out of Swiss Indoors Basel with knee injury

With the ATP Finals coming up next month, Nadal said on his Facebook page he had made the decision to pull out of next week's Basel tournament after getting medical advice. 1 seed. The world No. 3 has not played a competitive match since a Wimbledon quarter-final defeat to Sam Querrey - withdrawing from the US Open at the last minute - and he has enjoyed a four-week break from general on-court action.

Sports Stones satisfied with strong Manchester City showing
Author: 0 Stones satisfied with strong Manchester City showing

It is one of the wins I am most proud in my career'. "That's the most important thing for me, trying to get inside the box, because that's where the majority of my goals come from". City have now won 10 in succession in all competitions but defender John Stones felt this one had required a real show of mettle. "I would like to help DeBruyne all I can to help him get to the highest level possible".

Sports Mourinho Makes Big Admission On Man Utd Future
Author: 0 Mourinho Makes Big Admission On Man Utd Future

I would say, probably in two weeks, Marcos is ready to play". "I am sure that I will not finish my career here [at Manchester United ]". "His way of late is not working". The former Liverpool defender made some valid points and fans will see if Mourinho takes any notice when United visit Chelsea in three weeks time .

Sports Three strikers on Chelsea's radar as Conte prepares for January
Author: 0 Three strikers on Chelsea's radar as Conte prepares for January

Midfielder Danny Drinkwater is also still missing. "He's ready", Alonso told reporters this afternoon. Blues have missed Morata and he had been in a great form for Chelsea before the injury. - Conte admits that Chelsea are in trouble after losing 3/8 . The emotional Italian is said to of accused his players of taking their foot off the gas against Palace .

Sports Draymond Green throws shade at Houston Rockets prior to season opener
Author: 0 Draymond Green throws shade at Houston Rockets prior to season opener

The Golden State Warriors have controlled the Western Conference for the past three seasons, but this year, the Houston Rockets look like they could challenge the current NBA Champions at the top of the conference. The Rockets grabbed Chris Paul in exchange for sending Lou Williams, Patrick Beverley, Montrezl Harrell and Sam Dekker to the Los Angeles Clippers.

Sports Cavs are ready to play without LeBron, says Wade
Author: 0 Cavs are ready to play without LeBron, says Wade

Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said on Monday that if James can't suit up, J.R. Smith would take his place in the Cavs starting lineup. He declined to speak with reporters this morning, after shooting with teammates. I mean, it's just human nature. Dwyane Wade added his name to the list of Cavaliers' personnel who believes James will play tonight, because, well, it's James and it's Kyrie Irving and it's everything in between.

Sports Gordon Hayward's ankle injury in the season opener: What they're saying
Author: 0 Gordon Hayward's ankle injury in the season opener: What they're saying

The whole coaches' office was just devastated watching it. Hayward was diagnosed with a fractured left ankle, which could sideline him the entire season. Cleveland superstar LeBron James tried to break up the play. Hayward had his leg wrapped in an air cast as he exited the arena. Many players have expressed in the past that while there are a lot of rivalries on the court, the National Basketball Association is still one big family.

Sports Celtic's Gordon Hayward suffers brutal injury in first game
Author: 0 Celtic's Gordon Hayward suffers brutal injury in first game

LeBron James has never missed a season opener in the National Basketball Association - or at any level. He put his hands to his face and dropped back to the floor as a hush fell over the sellout crowd inside Quicken Loans Arena. People in downtown Cleveland were asked to predict on camera whether Kyrie Irving will be cheered for or booed tonight during player introductions when the Cavaliers play the Celtics.

Sports Judge grants Cowboys' Elliott reprieve, cleared for 49ers
Author: 0 Judge grants Cowboys' Elliott reprieve, cleared for 49ers

The NFLPA expressed their frustration with the decision last week, releasing a statement citing "failures of due process". Elliott's legal team filed a request for a temporary restraining order Monday and will get a hearing Tuesday in the Southern District of NY, the person told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the filing hadn't been made public.