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Sports No Premier League games on Christmas Eve
Author: 0 No Premier League games on Christmas Eve

But after feedback and the delaying of the announcement from the television rights holders - which will instead occur at 3pm on Thursday - Liverpool fans have been spared a Christmas Eve trek to the Emirates. It would have been the first Christmas Eve game scheduled by the top flight since December 1995. The statement also included quotes from Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore, who said: "We appreciate this is the peak time for supporters attending and watching the ...

Author: 0 Dusty Baker will not return as manager of Washington Nationals

Baker had finished the second of a two-year contract with the Nationals and will not be re-signed, the team said in a statement Friday. The Washington Nationals will not retain manager Dusty Baker after two years with the team. Rizzo said he and the ownership group made the decision Thursday night - "one of the most hard decisions that the ownership group and myself have had to make" - and Baker was informed Friday morning.

Sports Rafael Benitez not distracted by Newcastle United takeover talks
Author: 0 Rafael Benitez not distracted by Newcastle United takeover talks

However, for the Magpies to genuinely break into the top 10, they need a proven goalscorer. She met Newcastle United officials after attending the 1-1 Premier League draw with Liverpool at St James' Park on 1 October. We do....and whilst we may get mugged right off here and watch City ruck up the goals again, we are courageous enough to suggest that Burnley can do a number on them and come away with a point.

Sports Jose Mourinho confirms Ibrahimovic is closing in on a return
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho confirms Ibrahimovic is closing in on a return

Mourinho criticised his rivals for "crying" about injury problems in his press conference following the 1-0 win against Benfica , yet much of his latest media briefing was focused on his own injury issues, with Ibrahimovic, Pogba, Marcos Rojo and Maraoune Fellaini all on the sidelines.

Sports Sergio Aguero Will Return from Rib Injury vs. Burnley, Says Pep Guardiola
Author: 0 Sergio Aguero Will Return from Rib Injury vs. Burnley, Says Pep Guardiola

The news is not so good for Vincent Kompany as his calf injury is showing no signs of improvement. Sean Dyche's Burnley have returned with a point from two of their last three trips to the Etihad Stadium . "Nahki played 90 minutes but needs more time yet. The manager, rightly so, has been stood by and allowed to work". Predict the score for this match and the rest of this round's Premier League fixtures in our Predictor game .

Sports Aaron Rodgers sends out positive message following surgery
Author: 0 Aaron Rodgers sends out positive message following surgery

The Packers did not plan on making a roster decision on Rodgers until after surgery. "That's what the conversations are for today". The Packers said earlier this week that Rodgers might miss the rest of the season. McKenzie, and he's recovering", McCarthy said. Rodgers faces surgery and may be out for the season. The Packers are 4-2, good for second place in the NFC North.

Author: 0 Mesut Ozil Ready for Shock Manchester United Switch in January

He's been locked in contract talks with Arsenal for months, and is some way off agreeing terms with the Gunners . And despite scoring 132 goals during his time in north London, Van Persie is largely despised by Arsenal fans. "It is possible", Wenger said. Ozil, who has had his injury struggles this season, has featured just six times for Arsenal in this campaign. The 29-year-old missed the Community Shield and further games against Chelsea , Doncaster Rovers and Brighton & Hove ...

Sports Thomas lives up to billing at CJ Cup
Author: 0 Thomas lives up to billing at CJ Cup

Thomas started on Thursday with a bogey at the 10th hole but made amends with eagles on the par-5 12th and 18th holes around four straight birdies from No. The PGA Championship victor picked up further shots at the 16th and 17th before grabbing his second eagle in eight holes at the 18th. Thomas has won the CIMB Classic in Malaysia twice - in 2015 and 2016 - and says he is comfortable playing overseas.

Sports Alonso to stay with McLaren
Author: 0 Alonso to stay with McLaren

The team is hopeful the change in engine supplier will bring about a big step in performance given that the Renault power unit has won races with Red Bull this year. The two-time world champion's future at McLaren had been under scrutiny for the most part of the year after a highly frustrating campaign this year over engine and reliability concerns.

Sports Chelsea Manager Antonio Conte's Excuses Are Wearing Thin With Blues Board
Author: 0 Chelsea Manager Antonio Conte's Excuses Are Wearing Thin With Blues Board

Alvaro Morata's absence was quite evident, but the Spaniards made a quick return to the Champions League encounter with Roma at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday. On top of that, Chelsea lost their season opener 3-2 at home to Burnley . The 48-year-old told reporters: "My methods are the same as last season when we won the league".

Sports Clippers edges Lakers in Ball's debut
Author: 0 Clippers edges Lakers in Ball's debut

Australian centre Andrew Bogut and much-hyped rookie Lonzo Ball have had their debuts for the Los Angeles Lakers spoiled in a lopsided loss to the LA Clippers . Kyle Kuzma, the Lakers' other first-round pick, had eight points in his National Basketball Association debut. It was a busy night for Lakers executive Magic Johnson, also a co-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Sports South Africa clinches top spot in ODI, India slips to second
Author: 0 South Africa clinches top spot in ODI, India slips to second

Pakistan seam bowler Hasan Ali , has added another feather to his young career, already filled with records as he became the number one bowler in ODI cricket. After blasting a career-best 176 in just 104 deliveries in the second ODI against Bangladesh in what was his first hit in global cricket in four months, de Villiers climbed to the top of the table for the 14th time in his career.

Author: 0 Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere: 'Troy Deeney's comments not justified'

The midfielder is tipped to start Arsenal's UEFA Europa League clash tonight against Red Star Belgrade to help maintain their flawless start in the competition. "For my players we must look inside and not outside and respect ourselves, as well". 'We know the talent's been there for years, he's now just got to do it.

Sports Marshawn Lynch Ejected From Chiefs-Raiders Game
Author: 0 Marshawn Lynch Ejected From Chiefs-Raiders Game

The 31-year-old Pro Bowler, who came out of retirement in April to sign with Oakland, has rushed for 257 yards and two touchdowns on 70 carries this season. For the second consecutive game, an ailing opponent found the Kansas City Chiefs to be the flawless medicine. Smith hit Demarcus Robinson on a 33-yard pass on the first play of the drive.

Sports Matic: It's not always easy working with Mourinho
Author: 0 Matic: It's not always easy working with Mourinho

Mourinho has lately been accused of being ultra-defensive especially when away to other title contenders. Manchester United have started this season very well, and one of the reasons why may be down to the acquisition of Nemanja Matic .

Sports NLCS Game 4: Cubs stay alive, gut out 3-2 win
Author: 0 NLCS Game 4: Cubs stay alive, gut out 3-2 win

In order to get that chance, the Cubs will need to get a strong pitching performance out of Jose Quintana , who has looked strong in his first ever postseason appearances. Cubs starter Jake Arrieta went 6 2/3 innings, allowing three hits and only that solo homer by Bellinger. Javier Baez , 2B, Cubs: Javier Baez gave the Cubs some breathing room with his two home runs.

Sports West Ham boss Bilic happy for Adrian to leave
Author: 0 West Ham boss Bilic happy for Adrian to leave

West Ham managed to keep their net intact in those three wins (2-0 over Huddersfield, 3-0 over Bolton in the Carabao Cup, and 1-0 against Swansea), so it's not going to be easy for the visitors to score here. Slaven Bilic says he can understand why back-up goalkeeper Adrian wants to leave West Ham. "If I was on the bench and was asked if I was happy if I was not playing I wouldn't say "I'm over the moon".

Sports Life in the fast lane: Michigan State's Scott arrested again
Author: 0 Life in the fast lane: Michigan State's Scott arrested again

March 2017 - Scott was pulled over and charged with driving on a suspended license. Michigan State running back L.J. In March 2016, an Ohio State Patrol trooper pulled Scott over near Ashland, Ohio for driving 87 miles per hour in a 70 miles per hour speed zone.