Socceroos to face Argentina at Copa America

Argentina will play host for one of the semi finals as the Monumental will be one of the two venues for one of the semi finals. The former worldwide striker speaks from experience: Arnold was a member of the Socceroos team which lost to a Diego M... More..

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James Harden's dunk vs. Spurs should have counted, refs confirm
by | Wednesday, December 04, 2019

James Harden's dunk vs. Spurs should have counted, refs confirm

Soon after the game, referee crew chief James Capers admitted to reporters that the dunk should have counted. I'm not buying that, even though the timing issue is likely what the league falls back on to retai...More..

Crystal Palace vs. AFC Bournemouth - Football Match Report
by | Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Crystal Palace vs. AFC Bournemouth - Football Match Report

Palace were a man down from the 19th minute when Mamadou Sakho was sent off for a reckless tackle but the hosts were the better team and substitute Schlupp sent the Selhurst Park faithful home happy with his ...More..

England rope in Jeetan Patel as spin-bowling consultant
by | Wednesday, December 04, 2019

England rope in Jeetan Patel as spin-bowling consultant

The former New Zealand global was part of the backroom team for the five-match Twenty20 series against the Black Caps last month, which England won 3-2. Patel has one year left on his contract with Warwickshi...More..

James Harden scores 60 points in 31 minutes
by | Wednesday, December 04, 2019

James Harden scores 60 points in 31 minutes

He watched the entire fourth quarter from the bench with Houston up 127-73 at the end of the third period. "What he is doing has not been seen", said teammate Austin Rivers. Trae Young led the Hawks with 37 ...More..

Huskies earn No. 8 seed in NCAA Tournament | Local Sports
by | Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Huskies earn No. 8 seed in NCAA Tournament | Local Sports

South Dakota's volleyball team is headed to the postseason for the second straight season. The Badgers hold a 46-22 (.676) all-time record in the program's 22 NCAA tournament appearances. John's earned its th...More..

Federer becomes first living-person to have his face on Swiss-coin
by | Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Federer becomes first living-person to have his face on Swiss-coin

Official dispatch then starts January 23 before a gold Federer 50 franc coin with a different design is issued in May 2020. The Swiss government said the coin is being made because Federer is "probably Switze...More..

Switzerland- Roger Federer honoured with commemorative coins
by | Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Switzerland- Roger Federer honoured with commemorative coins

Exhibition match - Roger Federer v Alexander Zverev - Plaza Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico - November 23, 2019 Switzerland's Roger Federer reacts during his exhibition match against Germany's Alexander Zverev....More..

Former Heisman victor Pat Sullivan dies at 69
by | Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Former Heisman victor Pat Sullivan dies at 69

Sullivan's family issued a statement that he had "died peacefully at home" Sunday morning, surrounded by parents. I will forever be indebted to Coach Sullivan for helping bring me back to Auburn to serve as the...More..

Vikings still in thick of playoff hunt despite loss to Seahawks
by | Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Vikings still in thick of playoff hunt despite loss to Seahawks

Defensively, LB Bobby Wagner posted a team-high 10 tackles, while CB Tre Flowers had a key interception early in the fourth quarter. Rookie Alexander Mattison replaced him and finished with four catches for...More..

Los Angeles Chargers at Jacksonville Jaguars NFL Week 14 Pick & Preview
by | Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Los Angeles Chargers at Jacksonville Jaguars NFL Week 14 Pick & Preview

When Minshew replaced Foles to start the second half, he did a bit better. Foles played a bad first half, turning the ball over on the team's first three drives (an interception and two fumbles) and then lead...More..

Draisaitl conquers Canucks’ tough defence to restore Oilers’ division lead
by | Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Draisaitl conquers Canucks’ tough defence to restore Oilers’ division lead

The Canucks when they are rolling are a unsafe dynamic team, but when they make mistakes other teams can capitalize quickly. "It's going to be a harder game". He offered to Boeser, who scored his 11th of the ...More..

Cardinals' Week 13 defensive snap counts and observations
by | Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Cardinals' Week 13 defensive snap counts and observations

Goff, Woods and Tyler Higbee all had their best games of the season, leading the Rams to victory in Week 13. The Rams' impressive victory over the Cardinals improved their record to 7-5, and encouraged ...More..

Ron Rivera cut loose by skidding Carolina Panthers after nine seasons
by | Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Ron Rivera cut loose by skidding Carolina Panthers after nine seasons

He also was the Jacksonville Jaguars' defensive backs coach. Secondary coach Perry Fewell was named interim head coach Tuesday. General manager Marty Hurney is remaining with the organization. "That's what it...More..

Jerry Jones: Jason Garrett Will Be Coaching in the NFL Next Year
by | Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Jerry Jones: Jason Garrett Will Be Coaching in the NFL Next Year

Even by adding that, it's still not an assurance that Garrett will be the guy coaching the Cowboys next year. Jason actually is one in all them. Who's got the exclusive skills to get the job done so that collec...More..

49ers Drop a Close One to Ravens
by | Wednesday, December 04, 2019

49ers Drop a Close One to Ravens

On the flipside, while the 49er offense only eked out 17 points, QB Jimmy Garoppolo walked away with an efficient 15-21 on passing attempts for 165 yards and a touchdown. They're favored by just 2.5 points pe...More..

Why the Eagles should consider moving on from Doug Pederson
by | Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Why the Eagles should consider moving on from Doug Pederson

The Cowboys still lead the division despite having a.500 record (6-6). But that's not the best way to sum up the absolute stinker that is the NFC East, which also has the 2-10 Giants, the second-worst team in...More..

NASA finds Indian Moon lander with help of amateur space enthusiast
by | Tuesday, December 03, 2019

NASA finds Indian Moon lander with help of amateur space enthusiast

Early on Tuesday, the team of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Mission wrote to Subramanian confirming that the location does exhibit changes in the images taken before and after the landing. Subramanian said...More..

Woods defeats Spieth to win inaugural Hero Shot event
by | Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Woods defeats Spieth to win inaugural Hero Shot event

He revealed he finally sat down to watch his memorable Masters success with caddie Joe LaCava once his season ended in the aftermath of his success in Japan. and most Americans will be in the Bahamas, there are...More..

Arsenal keeper Leno reveals Ljungberg reaction during Norwich draw
by | Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Arsenal keeper Leno reveals Ljungberg reaction during Norwich draw

Morgan took aim at Mustafi by saying the German was doing his best to lose Arsenal the game and the TV presenter said he was "thrilled" to get a point in the end - which he feels highlights just how far we've f...More..

Seahawks take over first place in NFC West, beat Vikings 37-30
by | Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Seahawks take over first place in NFC West, beat Vikings 37-30

Well, they did it in classic Seattle fashion. Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo was 15 of 21 for 165 yards with one touchdown and running back Raheen Mostert ran 19 times for 146 yards and a 40-yard touchdown in th...More..

Rodgers 'very happy' at Leicester despite Arsenal links
by | Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Rodgers 'very happy' at Leicester despite Arsenal links

This was an ambition to come here and help the club arrive in the top six. Rodgers' impact has now seen the former Liverpool and Celtic manager linked with Arsenal, reports suggesting the club have made...More..

Tatum, Brown lead Celtics' rally past Knicks
by | Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Tatum, Brown lead Celtics' rally past Knicks

The Knicks were still up 93-87 in the fourth, but the Celtics had a 17-2 run to take the lead forever. The Celtics didn't tie the game again until Semi Ojeleye hit a 3-pointer to even the score at 95-95 with...More..

Williamson hails 'hard work' to save Test, seal England series win
by | Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Williamson hails 'hard work' to save Test, seal England series win

It was perhaps the worst drop in the history of cricket as Joe Denly made a mess of that catch. That allowed NZ captain Kane Williamson the opportunity to score his 21st test century and batting-partner ...More..

Liverpool defender Van Dijk: There's more improvement to come
by | Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Liverpool defender Van Dijk: There's more improvement to come

The atmosphere is incredible and so is the manager. White had never played a Premier League or Championship match until this season, but has made remarkable progress since being taken under the wing of Marc...More..

Carl Frampton targets a third World title after Las Vegas win
by | Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Carl Frampton targets a third World title after Las Vegas win

Vote in the Irish Independent Sport Star Awards and you could win the ultimate sports prize. Frampton added that he would be equally happy to challenge in Belfast or NY against Herring, who has won 21 of his ...More..

Messi, Rapinoe expected to take Ballon d'Or honours
by | Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Messi, Rapinoe expected to take Ballon d'Or honours

Barca's Lionel Messi and ex-Real star Cristiano Ronaldo have dominated the awards ceremonies for the better part of the past decade, and have been nominated once again for the 2019 edition, but their streak...More..

Ballon D’Or: Steven Gerrard names player that should win award
by | Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Ballon D’Or: Steven Gerrard names player that should win award

I love the player. "Yes, 100 percent", answered Gerrard when quizzed whether if Van Dijk deserved to win the 2019 Ballon d'Or as quoted by Goal. I'm definitely a Messi fan, in the gang. Cruyff's prediction co...More..

Capitals cap 2-goal comeback with OT win over Tampa
by | Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Capitals cap 2-goal comeback with OT win over Tampa

Andrei Vasilevskiy allowed four goals on 33 shots in the defeat. Carolina was outshot 13-12 in the opening period but trailed 2-0 after 20 minutes of play. The Capitals were able to come up with an answer in...More..

Avalanche 7, Blackhawks 3
by | Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Avalanche 7, Blackhawks 3

The avalanche entered Chicago on Friday and defeated the Blackhawks 5-2 at the United Center. On Saturday, Colorado put the trio in the net in a span of 3:15. "He tweaked his leg a little bit a couple of times ...More..

Flyers continue domination of Red Wings with 6-1 rout
by | Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Flyers continue domination of Red Wings with 6-1 rout

Carter Hart was in goal for the one-sided win over Detroit as he made 32 saves. LAST 10 GAMES: Flyers: 5-2-3, averaging 2.7 goals , 4.7 assists , 2.8 penalties and 5.8 penalty minutes while allowin...More..

Minnesota Vikings WR Adam Thielen ruled out vs. Seattle Seahawks
by | Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Minnesota Vikings WR Adam Thielen ruled out vs. Seattle Seahawks

All eyes will be on the quarterbacks, as the prime-time game features a battle between the league's top two quarterbacks in terms of passer rating. While Minnesota has played well without Thielen, the team re...More..

Jose Mourinho raves about ‘phenomenal’ Tottenham Hotspur star
by | Monday, December 02, 2019

Jose Mourinho raves about ‘phenomenal’ Tottenham Hotspur star

As a free agent, Pochettino is a genuine contender for the top job on the red side of north London, despite previously claiming that he wouldn't make the move. I saw him coming through at Spurs when he was in...More..

Man City are in the right frame of mind: Guardiola
by | Monday, December 02, 2019

Man City are in the right frame of mind: Guardiola

The defender of Manchester City Aymeric Laporte expects to take action again in the coming two months. City have the opportunity to reclaim second spot behind table-toppers Liverpool if they can beat ...More..

Commonwealth Cup: knocked down streak - Cavs cut Hokies, claim coastal title | GRAPE
by | Monday, December 02, 2019

Commonwealth Cup: knocked down streak - Cavs cut Hokies, claim coastal title | GRAPE

While Perkins is more unsafe when he tucks the ball to run, Hooker has also had success running and similar success would free things up for their other offensive weapons. Perkins accomplished the feat at the e...More..