• Wright: Arsenal fans should be thanking Jose Mourinho for their excellent form
Wright: Arsenal fans should be thanking Jose Mourinho for their excellent form

The 23-year-old had played exceptionally well for Arsenal in their 5-1 victory against Fulham at Craven Cottage yesterday. Summer signing Sokratis and German centre-back Shkodran Mustafi have been the preferred partnership in central defence for the Gunners this season but Merson is not convinced the pair have what it takes to keep Arsenal's...

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  • Tua Tagovailoa throws four touchdowns in first half
Tua Tagovailoa throws four touchdowns in first half

The Crimson Tide scored a touchdown on the very first play from scrimmage, and also had two TDs in their first three plays. "You don't really beat the other team when you give up 31 points, Saban said in his postgame press conference". Damien Harris rushed for 111 yards and a pair of touchdowns, while Jerry Jeudy caught four passes for 135 yard...

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  • Rick Porcello Fires Back After CC Sabathia Criticizes Umpire Angel Hernandez
Rick Porcello Fires Back After CC Sabathia Criticizes Umpire Angel Hernandez

Hopefully, for Hernandez's sake, he is done blowing calls tonight. If the benches cleared, it would be fantastic entertainment - but not wise for the Yanks to do anything drastic or unnecessary when they have their season on the line. I mean, so many bang-bang plays consistently". I definitely can help and still get guys out. "I need a home run for...

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  • Carolina Panthers beat New York Giants 33-31 in nail-biter
Carolina Panthers beat New York Giants 33-31 in nail-biter

Gano's previous career long was 59 yards. An Aldrick Rosas 53-yard field goal - his career long - would make it 20-13 heading into halftime. Olsen will give Newton his favorite target after a two-interception performance that kept this one in jeopardy until the end.

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  • MLB Postseason 2018: Three takeaways from Boston's win
MLB Postseason 2018: Three takeaways from Boston's win

Baserunning, defensive positioning and pitch selection are often overshadowed by three-run home runs, but they can often make the difference between winning and losing. That was the last straw, so Boone came out to the mound - surely to bring in a talented and experienced reliever, right? "Alex had already told me ahead of time to prepare as if I'm...

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  • What Saints QB Drew Brees Told His Kids After Breaking Record
What Saints QB Drew Brees Told His Kids After Breaking Record

His completion rate of 75.8 percent leads the National Football League, and, if sustained for the entire season, would break the record of 72 percent Brees set just last season. Mark Ingram had run for touchdowns of one and two yards and Brees flipped a 1-yard touchdown pass to Josh Hill for other Saints scoring in the first half.

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  • Liverpool vs Man City: three things we learnt
Liverpool vs Man City: three things we learnt

Not a great day for anyone at City, but a day which has no doubt greatly improved the Brazilian's chances of being trusted with a penalty next time he's on the pitch. I don't know. I [asked] him: "'Big one?' and he said: "'I don't think so, but big enough that I go off'". "But with this fixture list, I would definitely buy it".

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  • Vettel blames Verstappen for Suzuka collision
Vettel blames Verstappen for Suzuka collision

It was an impressive day for Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo who started 15th but finished fourth ahead of Vettel's Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen . The Dutchman incurred a five-second time penalty for nudging Kimi Raikkonen off the track at the chicane, turning the air blue on team radio when informed of the punishment.

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  • Jadon Sancho and Mason Mount named in England squad
Jadon Sancho and Mason Mount named in England squad

Harry Winks, capped once by England, was recalled after starting for Tottenham against Barcelona in the Champions League on Wednesday, while Chelsea's Ross Barkley could win his first cap since a friendly against Australia in May 2016. Mount has been directly involved in 17 goals in his past 18 league appearances across the Dutch Eredivisie and t...

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  • Manchester United ask Zidane to refuse other job offers
Manchester United ask Zidane to refuse other job offers

United's stirring comeback appears to have kept Mourinho is a job for now, but a return to poor form after the worldwide break could well see the manager sacked before Christmas. Six minutes later, Anthony Martial cut inside after swapping passes with Paul Pogba to equalise with a venomous low shot. "As a team, we did so well", said Benitez.

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  • Khabib's manager suggests McGregor barbs led to post-fight skirmish
Khabib's manager suggests McGregor barbs led to post-fight skirmish

Nurmagomedov went after a jiu-jitsu training member in McGregor's camp, Dillon Danis , a Bellator MMA fighter who mouthed something after the fight, which sent the champion into a rage. "He talked about my religion, he talked about my country, he talked about my father". He said that the UFC will also hand over footage from the melee to the Athe...

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  • Aubameyang makes Premier League history, lauds Arsenal mentality after win
Aubameyang makes Premier League history, lauds Arsenal mentality after win

Aubameyang put the seal on Arsenal's stroll in the autumn sunshine in the 79th minute, deftly converting Bellerin's cross. Fulham , meanwhile, are still without a clean sheet and have conceded more goals than any other side in the top flight.

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  • Kevin De Bruyne could return for Manchester City vs Liverpool
Kevin De Bruyne could return for Manchester City vs Liverpool

The Reds maintained their unbeaten top-flight start against Pep Guardiola's side yesterday, becoming the first team this season to prevent them from scoring and only the third to keep them out since the start of 2017-18. If you want to win against Man City you have to use a few of these half chances. 'I think they did well, we did well, up un...

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  • Man Utd defeat Newcastle 3-2 in Premier League
Man Utd defeat Newcastle 3-2 in Premier League

Would fans turn on Jose Mourinho? Benitez pointed to their collective impact and also his players' tiring legs as reasons for the match being turned on its head. "But still if we can do something, it will be better". "If he puts a sensible price on it, I think you will get a buyer". One supporter stated: "Pogba is playing both as a centre b...

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  • [Teams] Southampton vs Chelsea: Confirmed Line-Ups From St Mary's
[Teams] Southampton vs Chelsea: Confirmed Line-Ups From St Mary's

They have won five and drawn two in the Premier League this term and Hughes expects his former club to challenge Pep Guardiola's Manchester City and Liverpool for top spot. Alvaro Morata scored the only goal of the game against Vidi on Thursday, drawing praise from the manager. "Definitely I'm very happy with him", Fabregas said .

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  • Khabib Nurmagomedov leaves conference before late Conor McGregor shows up
Khabib Nurmagomedov leaves conference before late Conor McGregor shows up

Tony Ferguson's return is crucial to the lightweight division; Derrick Lewis and Alexander Volkov could be fighting for a title shot at heavyweight; and there are some interesting prospects throughout the card. I don't think about him, I have a schedule. McGregor turned up nearly 25 minutes late for the media conference, about 10 minutes afte...

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  • Martin Keown states his prediction for Liverpool FC v Man City
Martin Keown states his prediction for Liverpool FC v Man City

He's training with us, yeah". Where and how to watch the live TV coverage of Premier League 2018-19 match? However, when asked if De Bruyne was in with a chance of featuring against Liverpool , Guardiola remained coy. Both sides were in action in the Champions League in midweek and will want three points to go into the global break. Look at th...

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  • Anfield Hoodoo Haunts Manchester City In Top-Of-Table Clash Against Liverpool
Anfield Hoodoo Haunts Manchester City In Top-Of-Table Clash Against Liverpool

Kompany said: 'Any team that makes that calibre of signing of Alisson or Virgil van Dijk will be stronger for the following season but the Premier League is improving all-round - go through every single team and I see them being stronger.

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  • Lewis Hamilton is totally focused on winning World title says Toto Wolff
Lewis Hamilton is totally focused on winning World title says Toto Wolff

Who knows what will happen in the next races. "I'd rather be the baddie today than the idiot at the end of the year", he said. He immediately sought to console Bottas, and then invited his team-mate to join him on the top step of the podium.

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  • Records tumble as Prithvi Shaw scores hundred on Test debut in Rajkot
Records tumble as Prithvi Shaw scores hundred on Test debut in Rajkot

Nonetheless, Shaw showcased why is rated so highly by the cricket community. Kohli was all smiles when young Shaw raised his bat after reaching the milestone. Shaw, an 18-year-old right-handed opener, reached his 100 in just 99 deliveries during a dominant 206-run second wicket stand with Cheteshwar Pujara, who made 86 in Rajkot .

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  • Pochettino praises Spurs’ character in Barca loss
Pochettino praises Spurs’ character in Barca loss

He played a part in Barcelona's first two goals, hit the post twice early in the second half, and eventually got on the score sheet when he started and finished the best move of the night to make it 3-1. In their Group B opener last month, Spurs suffered a 2-1 loss to Inter Milan. The main area Barcelona can improve is defensively. If you watch t...

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  • Rockies edge Cubs in 13-inning, wild-card classic
Rockies edge Cubs in 13-inning, wild-card classic

With the Red Sox, Lester allowed three runs in Game 7 of the American League Championship Series in a loss to the Rays in 2008. Sure, the Colorado Rockies , who hadn't made it past the wild-card game in this decade, slayed the beast that was the Cubs, who ran out of steam and failed to live up to expectations in an uncharacteristically early posts...

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  • Las Vegas woman sues Cristiano Ronaldo, accuses him of rape
Las Vegas woman sues Cristiano Ronaldo, accuses him of rape

An attorney for Ronaldo, Christian Schertz in Berlin, did not immediately respond to emails from AP. The lawsuit said Mayorga also went to a hospital, where a sexual assault medical examination was conducted. It claimed the agreement should be voided because she was "incompetent and lacked the mental capacity to participate in negotiations and sett...

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  • Sparkling Silva earns Manchester City precious victory
Sparkling Silva earns Manchester City precious victory

It looked as though City would come away with only a point for their troubles until, in the 87th minute, Silva pounced on an error from Stefan Posch before firing home the precious victor. "He has freedom of speech just like anyone else, just like the fans who were chanting "attack, attack" in the second half", he said . "I don't want to talk ...

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  • Saturday's major league roundup: Dodgers clinch majors' final playoff berth
Saturday's major league roundup: Dodgers clinch majors' final playoff berth

The Giants have played the Dodgers close in the first two games of the series, but haven't been able to beat them. Hill (11-5) took the early lead and coasted with it, allowing just two hits in his seven innings. They'll take the field Sunday with a meaningful game less than 24 hours after champagne was flowing following their clinching of no...

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