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Sports Liverpool finds clinical edge to beat Swansea 5-0 in EPL
Author: 0 Liverpool finds clinical edge to beat Swansea 5-0 in EPL

The first half was lit up by one stunning strike from Coutinho, but the second half was well and truly illuminated by four more goals from a Liverpool side who are unstoppable once they reach full flow. "It's always hard to get players in when you are bottom of the league because players will always be looking at their own situation and where we are".

Sports Mata: just keep going
Author: 0 Mata: just keep going

Jesse Lingard's stoppage-time strike denied Burnley a famous win at Old Trafford but he could not stop Manchester United's fading title hopes from suffering another blow. "I feel great", he added. "They've had so many chances to really put this game beyond Leicester but they've messed about and missed chances". There have been shades of the manager who lost control so quickly at Stamford Bridge about the Portuguese's demeanour this season and his reaction to the League Cup defeat to ...

Sports Week 17 playoff scenarios
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Only three of those four teams in the wild-card hunt can elevate to the No. 5 seed. New England Patriots - AFC East Champions. Ravens: Baltimore will clinch a wild-card berth with a win/tie against the Bengals, or a Bills loss/tie against the Dolphins, or a Titans loss/tie against the Jaguars .

Sports James Harrison Visiting the New England Patriots Today
Author: 0 James Harrison Visiting the New England Patriots Today

Pittsburgh gave Harrison a two-year contract extension in March after he recorded five sacks in 15 games during the 2016 season. Their defensive line and linebackers have been decimated in recent weeks. The Patriots could use some help on the edge. Harrison would provide the Patriots with some insurance there if injuries continue to pop up. In any normal circumstance, it would be reasonable to assume Harrison is past his prime and doesn't have enough left in the tank for a playoff team to take ...

Sports He's Not The Most Patient - Jurgen Klopp Delighted With Adam Lallana Return
Author: 0 He's Not The Most Patient - Jurgen Klopp Delighted With Adam Lallana Return

The rest of the way, as Klopp saw it, they defended well-even if many looking on would say that the rest of the way, Liverpool didn't actually do a lot of defending. "It was draw number eight and we should have won, like all the other draws". "They want to defend first of all", was Klopp's response when asked ahead of today's match against Swansea if his players look to attack first.

Sports Sutherland open to potential four-day Tests
Author: 0 Sutherland open to potential four-day Tests

Interestingly, all three Ashes Tests to date this series have gone into the fifth and final day with Australia going on to triumph each time to reclaim the urn. BCCI recently announced a playing squad for Team India, who will be playing against South Africa days after New Year kicks in. When is South Africa vs Zimbabwe Test? De Villiers will be hoping to make his first appearance in the longest format since January 2016.

Sports Ukrainian boycotts chess championship in Saudi Arabia over women rights
Author: 0 Ukrainian boycotts chess championship in Saudi Arabia over women rights

The King Salman World Rapid and Blitz Championships is the first worldwide chess competition held in Saudi Arabia , perceived as a display of the conservative kingdom's growing openness to the West. Saudi Arabia initially refused to issue entry visas to Qatar and Iranian teams too, but eventually issued them in advance of the championship. We also believe that our sport, and especially such events, should help in developing peace and friendship among people.

Sports Middlesbrough appoint Tony Pulis as new manager
Author: 0 Middlesbrough appoint Tony Pulis as new manager

I have great respect for him as a person and an owner. Welshman Pulis was sacked by the Baggies in November after a run of 10 Premier League games without a victory. The former Stoke and West Brom manager in now in charge although he will watch the Boxing Day game against Bolton Wanderers from the stands. The news will no doubt come as a relief for the Boro fans, and many have been taking time out to take to Twitter to give their feelings and thoughts on the appointment.

Sports Backs draft pick pays off parents' mortgage in emotional Christmas video
Author: 0 Backs draft pick pays off parents' mortgage in emotional Christmas video

Our first round pick paid off the mortgage on his parents' home for Christmas. Our home is finally all YOURS. Smith's first contract with the Diamondbacks included a signing bonus of more than $5 million. The goal of Smith's Christmas Day letter was to inform his family, in heartfelt fashion, he had paid off the mortgage on their home. The video is just handsome all around, from Smith's mother's tears to her son's proud smile.

Sports Man City closing in on £60m deal for Virgil van Dijk
Author: 0 Man City closing in on £60m deal for Virgil van Dijk

The 25-year-old has been told he can leave Rome during the January transfer window , according to the Daily Mirror . Liverpool desperately need to sign a new central defender in the winter transfer window if they are to challenge the best of teams in the UEFA Champions League KO stages and to finish in the top four in the PL again.

Sports Jurgen Klopp told Liverpool FC need to learn how to be 'boring'
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp told Liverpool FC need to learn how to be 'boring'

A week later we have Palace again back at the Emirates, and there are no more League games until the 30th of Jan when we visit lowly Swansea and then a 5-day rest before Everton come to our home. "I have confidence with the unbelievable players and staff we have, allied with the support we get each and every matchday, that the next year will be even better".

Sports Instant Observations from Eagles' 19-10 win over Raiders
Author: 0 Instant Observations from Eagles' 19-10 win over Raiders

I don't see how anyone can be confident about this team getting the job done in the playoffs after such a lackluster effort against the Raiders . The Eagles offense had only two first downs in the second half. Foles was 19 of 38 for 163 yards with one touchdown and one interception for a 59.4 quarterback rating. A terrible performance by Nick Foles (19-for-38, 163 yards) and an offense stuck in the muck was lifted by a miracle interception by Ronald Darby - secured with the game tied at ...

Sports Pittsburgh Steelers injury report: Only one player out vs Texans
Author: 0 Pittsburgh Steelers injury report: Only one player out vs Texans

Although their injury report was cut significantly from reports earlier in the week, the Texans are still missing important players as they take on the Steelers . Heinicke finished that possession and remained in the game for the first drive of the third quarter while Yates was being evaluated. J.J. Watt didn't get to play on Monday as he recovers from a broken leg, but spent some time pregame with his brother, Pittsburgh rookie linebacker T.J.

Sports Christmas being celebrated in Goa with religious fervour
Author: 0 Christmas being celebrated in Goa with religious fervour

He appreciated role of various institutions in the field of education, health and public welfare being managed by Christian community across Pakistan. Meanwhile, Christmas Mass was also held at St Mary's Church in tourist destination Gulmarg. Residential colonies have been decorated with twinkling lights and stars, and baubles such as bells, pine cones, apples, candies, tinsel and balloons bedecking trees, streets, houses and churches.

Sports 49ers take out playoff-bound Jags, 44-33, on Christmas Eve
Author: 0 49ers take out playoff-bound Jags, 44-33, on Christmas Eve

The 49ers led 16-0. With that, we give you our PFF-exclusive takeaways from the contest for each team. The Jaguars went down the field and scored a touchdown before halftime. "Talking about how dominant they've been this season, we felt very confident with what we were going to be able to do as an offense and a lot of that is because of the way No.

Sports Antonio Conte: 'I do not have to explain Michy Batshuayi snub'
Author: 0 Antonio Conte: 'I do not have to explain Michy Batshuayi snub'

The £33 million (S$59.2 million) signing has started only two league games for Conte this season. "I made a decision to play with Hazard, Willian and Pedro ". "We created some and we didn't score so I am not happy with that but we have to keep on going". "Sometimes you find this type of situation where it's a pity to drop points against Everton", added Conte.