by | December 22, 2018 | 02:20

World Cup victor Paul Pogba , a £89.3million signing from Juventus , started only one of Mourinho's last four games in charge and has looked a shadow of the player who played a key role in France's triumph in Russian Federation this summer, but he will be one of those hoping to show he can rediscover his best form under Solskjaer.

by | December 22, 2018 | 01:36

The Dodgers' payroll will still exceed $180 million after the deal, according to Passan , so landing Harper - who is expected to demand a historic deal that could exceed $400 million - is far from guaranteed. The deal also reunites him with hitting coach Turner Ward , who was hired by the Reds this off-season. But, after the 28-year old saw some serious regression in 2018, trading the southpaw felt like a no-brainer as the team is loaded with pitching in both the bullpen and the rotation.

by | December 22, 2018 | 00:35

Speaking for the first time in his new role, Solskjaer, who joined United from Norwegian side Molde, told MUTV on Thursday that he's going to "be myself", which includes restoring joy back on the pitch. On Carrick, he said: "When he was signed I played with him for a season. I've already been in touch with him because there's no one better to get advice from".

by | December 21, 2018 | 04:52

If you've been hoping that Danny Ainge has legitimate interest in doing all he can to pry Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans , the latest report from Adrian Wojnarowski may excite you. James had previously said it would be "incredible" and " amazing " if Davis linked up with him at the Staples Centre. That's the opinion of ESPN's Brian Windhorst, who suggests this is exactly how James will try to recruit Davis.

by | December 21, 2018 | 04:41

The Bills made Peterman a fifth-round pick last year and he made four starts and eight overall appearances before being released earlier this year. AJ McCarron is the other Raiders quarterback on the roster, but the team has no one at the position on its practice squad.

by | December 21, 2018 | 02:17

Fresh minds and legs will be needed to keep performance strong after two huge back-to-back displays, and Klopp is sure to make changes in an attempt to ensure it happens. You could say it was just another game but it was a bit special because it was against them. Liverpool can establish a four-point lead at the top of the Premier League on Friday when they visit Wolverhampton Wanderers.

by | December 21, 2018 | 02:03

The Panthers saw multiple opportunities to capitalize on their strong defensive effort thwarted by turnovers. New Orleans would respond with a 46-yard field goal by Will Lutz to cut the lead to four and after the Panthers stopped a long drive by Drew Brees , Lutz added a 24-yard field goal to make the score 7-6 in favor of the Panthers.

by | December 21, 2018 | 00:34

Asked why Ozil was omitted from the matchday squad, Emery told his post-match press conference: "Tactical decision". The situation has apparently flared up even more after Ozil was left out of the Arsenal side for its League Cup match against North London rivals Tottenham in the League Cup.

by | December 20, 2018 | 07:15

He isn't leading the Kings' surge into relevancy like Doncic is for the Mavs - that would instead be last year's first-rounder , De'Aaron Fox - but there is little reason to think he won't be a strong big man for the Kings. The story in Dallas has largely been the play of sensational rookie Luka Doncic. "We had a bad shooting night, which didn't help", Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said .

by | December 20, 2018 | 07:14

We kept a clean sheet here after a very busy period ", the Tottenham boss added. "We started well, but they didn't concede much, closed down the spaces well, and got stronger and stronger". "We are certainly not anticipating losing players in January that we don't want to". "Pedro was excellent, too". Chelsea icon Pat Nevin has expressed his approval regarding the use of Eden Hazard in a central-attacking role under Maurizio Sarri's free-flowing style of football.

by | December 20, 2018 | 07:00

Not necessarily because the Nuggets have the best record in the West, but due to the fact that Denver has risen past the Warriors, Thunder, Lakers and Clippers to the top spot in the conference because of its defense. "Having Jimmy back helped because we had multiple guys that could put it away", Simmons said. "We have more than enough players that are going to go out there and battle and compete".

by | December 20, 2018 | 06:15

The signing of Ramos likely means that the Mets will now longer be in the market for Miami Marlins All-Star catcher J.T. Realmuto. The deal is pending a physical and worth $19 million, according to MLB Network insider Jon Heyman . The choice to stick with d'Arnaud is interesting since he, like Ramos, has an extensive injury history. d'Arnaud is coming back off Tommy John surgery, and there is a chance he may not be ready to start the season.

by | December 20, 2018 | 04:34

Brantley posted a slash line of.309/.364/.468 while hitting 12 home runs and driving in 70 RBI's for the Tribe. The only downside with signing Brantley to replace Gonzalez is that the Astros will miss the latter's positional flexibility.

by | December 20, 2018 | 03:31

One of the victims told police Nicholson and Maggiore pulled up in a vehicle and honked the horn at them, and the four got in an argument that escalated into the assault. Loudoun County Sheriff's Department says they are in the process of contacting TMZ to see if there is potentially more video that could assist the investigation.

by | December 20, 2018 | 01:07

He added: "On their day, Tottenham can be outstanding. If they play to their very best, they have got a great chance of still going through". After a tumultuous time at the helm of Manchester United , the "Special One" was axed on Tuesday following his side's humbling 3-1 defeat by Liverpool on Sunday.

by | December 19, 2018 | 18:34

Isco believes Pep Guardiola can return him to his full world class level, unlike current Madrid boss Solari , and is described as "excited" at the idea of working under Pep at the Etihad Stadium. The Portuguese manager, during his glorious managerial career, has received payouts ranging from nothing to £24 million after being sacked by the various clubs he's managed over the years.

by | December 19, 2018 | 18:31

That year, they were 3-11 entering the final two games and Favre, despite being in the midst of an National Football League record streak for consecutive starts, predicted to Rodgers that the youngster would see action with the playoffs out of reach.

by | December 19, 2018 | 18:02

Welshman Thomas beat out Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton and World Cup Golden Boot victor Harry Kane into second and third respectively. England's Gareth Southgate picked up the Coach of the Year award while Italian golfer Francesco Molinari was named "World Sport Star". "I've got so many people to thank".

by | December 19, 2018 | 14:00

Messi now leads Europe in scoring once again, with 14 goals, and is quickly moving up the Golden Shoe points ranking. Modric became the first player other than Ronaldo or Messi to claim the Ballon d'Or since Kaka won it in 2007, but neither of his predecessors were present at the awards gala.

by | December 19, 2018 | 12:29

The French midfielder, whose chequered relationship with Mourinho during their time at Manchester United regularly dominated the headlines, tweeted a caption contest to a picture of himself looking bemused within an hour of Mourinho's departure on Tuesday morning - but soon deleted it .

by | December 19, 2018 | 12:01

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has refused to rule out replacing Jose Mourinho at Manchester United . "Now they need someone who meets the three key principles of that football club; the promotion of youth, entertaining football and to win football matches".

by | December 19, 2018 | 11:16

The 20-year-old is on the fringes of the England ODI team and an outsider to make his country's World Cup squad, so could feature in the whole of the 2019 IPL , which is due to start in late March. Kings XI Punjab paid Rs 8.4 crore for Varun Chakravarthy at IPL Auction 2019 . Royal Challengers Bangalore put in a 1.5 crore bid for the teenager, a mystery spinner making waves in age-group cricket.

by | December 19, 2018 | 08:29

The City attacking forwards were gifted the ideal opportunity to go up a goal early in the second half, only to squander the easiest of chances. The 18-year-old nearly got on the scoresheet himself when he forced a fine save from Oliver Baumann with a fierce left-foot volley.

by | December 19, 2018 | 08:17

A screengrab of Trendsmap showed that his name and other words related to the story were dominating the conversation on the continent. Solskjaer, who is now manager of Molde and has previously managed in the Premier League with Cardiff City, spent 11 years as a player at Old Trafford, scoring 91 goals in 235 games under Sir Alex Ferguson.

by | December 19, 2018 | 07:31

Spinner Nathan Lyon's prized wicket of Virat Kohli for 17 triggered scenes of jubilation but Australia paceman Josh Hazlewood said the India talisman was not Australia's singular focus. "He's quite an experienced player, and I think he's had time out of the game as well, so he knows himself quite well, not just as a cricketer but as a person".

by | December 19, 2018 | 06:29

Turner has started 57 games over the past four seasons and now has the second-most selections of any offensive lineman in franchise history. He has 12.5 sacks, six forced fumbles and a pick-six in 12 games this season. Cook has been named an alternate after setting career highs in almost every major statistical category this season, including receptions (63), receiving yards (848) and touchdowns (six), each of which lead the Silver and Black in 2018.

by | December 19, 2018 | 06:01

Historically, it was a night to remember. James Harden made National Basketball Association history on Thursday night as he became the first player to record a 50-point triple-double for the fourth time in his career. During the team's 126-111 loss to the Houston Rockets on Friday, some players chose to just play defense with their hands behind their backs. "Just trying to defend without fouling", said James, who briefly locked his hands behind his body on a Rockets possession in ...

by | December 19, 2018 | 06:00

On a fast and bouncy pitch tailor-made for fast bowling - so much so that India didn't even bother picking a specialist spinner - Nathan Lyon proved the difference for Australia in Perth . Shami was the pick of the bowlers who took wickets 6/56. It is not just that he is out of form, he is just not there and you can see that. 'It's hard work.

by | December 19, 2018 | 05:47

We have a big squad so we have many players who can play in defence or at centre back, so hopefully it won't be a problem. Paddy Power also said that Arsenal were 150/1 to embark on the long run, but no punters took them up on the offer.

by | December 18, 2018 | 02:39

The Flyers have fired Dave Hakstol and replaced him with Interim Coach Scott Gordon of the Phantoms. The coaching change continues the turnover in Philadelphia, where Ron Hextall was sacked as the team's general manager in late November.

by | December 18, 2018 | 02:00

The Mexican star, who was the heavy favourite heading into the bout, knocked down Fielding four times in the opening three rounds, before the referee finally waved the fight off. "What I always want to do is to make the best fight whether they're for world titles or not", Alvarez said, then turned his attention to the Garden scene.

by | December 18, 2018 | 00:59

The Indians , who are trying to gain payroll flexibility, have traded Yan Gomes , Encarnacion, Diaz and Alonso since November 30. The team is also reportedly still looking for trade partners for pitchers Corey Kluber and Trevor Bauer. There's still plenty that think that premiere slugger and top free agent Bryce Harper might end up in Chicago , and another huge free agent that might end up in the Windy City is that of Manny Machado , who is Alonso's brother-in-law.

by | December 18, 2018 | 00:57

However, just after the half-hour mark, United found themselves level after a howler from Alisson saw Jesse Lingard slot home. The Champions League last 16 draw was kind to Manchester City but pretty tough for the Premier League's other teams.

by | December 18, 2018 | 00:45

Bayern's last encounter with Liverpool was the 2001 UEFA Super Cup in Monaco, the English club beating the European champions 3-2. "Teams that are struggling in their league have done very well in the Champions League ". Over 29 games, he has amassed a 9-4-16 record. Former Spanish football player Luis Garcia and UEFA head of club competitions Michael Heselschwerdt attend the Champions League last 16 draw in Nyon, France on December 17, 2018 .

by | December 18, 2018 | 00:45

Dejan Lovren (8/10): Kept things in tip-top shape with his imposing presence at the back. I have experience in this league, I'm very pleased to be here and try to improve myself, too. Rafa Benitez's class of 2008/09 racked up 45 points in that period back in 2008/09, meaning Liverpool could lose their next three matches and still be on a par.