by | December 27, 2018 | 13:00

Sometimes you get to this point in December and the players are a bit leggy and the football is not so good and we're not compact enough. We just weren't Rangers , we weren't ourselves, individually, collectively. It was really pleasing". "I've got a lot of injuries - we've lost Lewis Stevenson today for I don't know how long - but I'm really proud of how my players stood up to an enormous challenge and came through it with flying colours".

by | December 27, 2018 | 06:37

The pressure, though, was further eased yesterday after his players followed up an away win at Chelsea with a 2-1 victory against defending Premier League champions Manchester City . The City boss ignored questions about next week's six-pointer against Liverpool , insisting they first had to beat Southampton at the weekend. "Last season, everyone said it was so easy, but I know how hard it was", insisted Guardiola .

by | December 27, 2018 | 06:12

All the time preparing for this game, missing Christmas at home - and now your bowl is canceled halfway through the first quarter. "All parties were concerned about player safety first and foremost, and with that being the primary concern, as well as the fans in attendance, it was a unanimous decision to cancel the game".

by | December 27, 2018 | 05:57

Paul has already been ruled out for the rest of the game. The Heat rallied back and eventually edged out the Rockets for a 101-99 win in Miami - snapping Houston's five-game winning streak. "It's definitely tough because he's a big-time playmaker and ball handler for us", he said. Houston had won five in a row before Thursday night's loss, but is eighth in the Western Conference at 16-15.

by | December 27, 2018 | 04:56

Arsenal's Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been ruled out of action for a time period of at least six weeks owing to an injury to his foot, as confirmed by the club. The Armenian global though missed the Gunners' 3-1 victory over Burnley on Saturday, and is not expected to return until February. Arsenal is fifth in the standings, on the same points as fourth-placed Chelsea, and will visit Brighton for its next league fixture on Wednesday.

by | December 27, 2018 | 03:55

Bancroft said that he did tamper the ball, but it was only because he wanted to feel valued in the team. "It was the potential for something to happen, and it went on and happened out in the field", he added. "I didn't know any better because I just wanted to fit in and feel valued really". Bancroft said in his interview the decision to agree to the ball-tampering was based around "what I valued at the time" and he "valued fitting in...

by | December 27, 2018 | 01:46

Three players have been suspended from the team ahead of Alabama's Orange Bowl matchup against Oklahoma on Saturday, coach Nick Saban announced on Monday . Brown has helped Alabama put field one of the top offensive units in college football , ranking in the top 10 in scoring offense and total offense.

by | December 27, 2018 | 01:30

Kohli was unbeaten on 47 at stumps with Pujara on 68 at Melbourne Cricket Ground and both appear well-placed to add to their tallies of hundreds this series on day two on a pitch offering precious little for the bowlers. Fearless youngster Archie Schiller became the most popular kid in Australia when he was named honorary co-captain of the Australian cricket team.

by | December 26, 2018 | 18:25

Swearinger (36) celebrates after a failed fourth down conversion by the Carolina Panthers in the final minute of the fourth quarter at FedEx Field. Since Swearinger has been released, he will have to be claimed off of waivers and will be awarded to the team with the worst record that has submitted a claim.

by | December 26, 2018 | 10:14

Rob Parker is not a fan of Mayfield's antics and thinks it's bad karma. While guys like Joe Mixon and Sam Hubbard have showed plenty of fight and keep saying all the right things, overall Uzomah is right based on the team's performance over the second half of the season - and especially against good teams.

by | December 26, 2018 | 09:31

The Australian cricketers have a 175-run lead with six second innings wickets in hand after three days of the second Test against India in Perth. The tourists were widely panned for not playing a frontline spinner in the second Test in Perth and watched on as Aussie tweaker Nathan Lyon took eight wickets to help the home team level the series 1-1.

by | December 26, 2018 | 06:57

Washington Wizards guard Austin Rivers #1 shoots the ball during the game against the Oklahoma City Thunder on November 2, 2018 at Capital One Arena in Washington, DC. Finally, with seven seconds on the clock and the Thunder threatening to potentially send the game into overtime, Rivers hit the second of two free throws to extend the lead to four, ensuring five extra minutes would not be in store.

by | December 25, 2018 | 23:44

Mourinho was dismissed by United last week Tuesday following the club's poor form this season. United's best bet is to finish fourth which would mean Champions League football for next season. "The attacking philosophy is in the walls of Man United". "Doesn't matter which team you play". "It's not going to happen in every game that you create chances like we did on Saturday".

by | December 25, 2018 | 11:03

If we play the way we did today, yes we arrive to the end of April as contenders. I've avoided Manchester United like the plague this season, and therefore haven't really had my say on matters on and off the pitch within the club. The source also mentioned that they want to compete with Manchester United's numbers in their new kit deal, and would be willing to look for new partners should New Balance not increase their sponsorship by £30 million a year.

by | December 25, 2018 | 09:58

When all the flags had been picked up and after officials discussed the ramifications for several minutes, Harris' unnecessary roughness penalty was offset by a holding call on Bears offensive tackle Charles Leno. Hey, the Bears could beat the Rams in Los Angeles, the Saints could get upset in the divisional playoffs, and the NFC title game could end up in Soldier Field.

by | December 25, 2018 | 09:12

Instead it will be in Los Angeles, after a stunning decision by the UFC to move the event over an issue with Jon Jones . Conor McGregor's training partner and Bellator fighter Dillon Danis, who was infamously involved in the recent UFC 229 brawl in Las Vegas , labelled Jones " A juice head ".

by | December 25, 2018 | 07:30

The Steelers now have the fifth-best record in the AFC behind the Chiefs (11-3), Chargers (11-4), Texans (10-4) and Patriots (9-5). The Chargers must win in Denver on Sunday to have any hopes of leapfrogging the Chiefs in the AFC West.

by | December 24, 2018 | 23:00

Mahendra Singh Dhoni returned to India's T20 squad for the February series against New Zealand, while the selection committee has rested young wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant from the ODI series Down Under and New Zealand. Umesh Yadav has been omitted from both limited-overs squads and Washington Sundar drops out of the T20I squad. He, however, remains missing from the T20I squad .

by | December 24, 2018 | 22:13

Milan hold an interest in Chelsea's Alvaro Morata from the summer though it is understood any deal involving the Spaniard has yet to be discussed. Fekir is more of an attacking midfielder, but his skills could play up very well with Chelsea. While Sarri continues to utilise Hazard and plays down links to Higuain, it does seem Chelsea will be pushing to add attacking players to their squad during the winter window.

by | December 24, 2018 | 20:50

Wayne Rooney says Manchester United should seek a manager like Jurgen Klopp as they look to replace Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford. " Manchester United were clearly much better against Cardiff ", he told The Sun . Solskjaer got off to the ideal start as manager of Man United last weekend, beating Cardiff City 5-1, with United scoring five goals in the league for the first time since Fergie's last match in charge in 2013.

by | December 24, 2018 | 12:59

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer got off to a winning start as Manchester United's interim boss with a 5-1 win in Cardiff , with Marcus Rashford (No 5) breaking the deadlock and Jesse Lingard (No 4) scoring a double. The Red Devils recently dismissed Jose Mourinho after a shoddy series of results and performances. And, for the sixth goal, Son crossed to Kane.

by | December 24, 2018 | 12:29

The Celtics, though, didn't waste any time attempting to right the ship. The exception during that stretch came in the most recent game between the teams on November 8 when the Celtics closed as 9.5-point road favorites and failed to cover the spread in a 116-109 overtime win after rallying back from a 22-point deficit.

by | December 23, 2018 | 23:56

Guardiola insisted his side were unfortunate to find themselves 2-1 down at half-time when the visitors scored twice in two minutes - the second a stunning 30-yard volley from Andros Townsend - although he was disappointed with the way they conceded a penalty at the start of the second half.

by | December 23, 2018 | 23:50

If they win, Real would become the first club to win four Club World Cup championships. The European champions have struggled at times this season but had little trouble in brushing aside Al-Ain, whose surprise run to the final included a comeback from 3-0 down against Team Wellington and a shock last-four win over River Plate.

by | December 23, 2018 | 14:43

Under Jose Mourinho United had been playing safety-first football but new boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer called for a switch in philosophy and his players responded in style with a 5-1 victory at Cardiff. Pogba was at the heart of United's best work and having been fouled for the free-kick leading to Marcus Rashford's opener, his intelligent pass picked out Ander Herrera , whose shot flicked off Greg Cunningham to loop over the helpless Neil Etheridge to make it 2-0 inside half an hour.