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Sports Manchester City quality nothing new for Premier League, says Roy Hodgson
Author: 0 Manchester City quality nothing new for Premier League, says Roy Hodgson

Guardiola's side have been in extraordinary form over the first half of the season, dropping just two points in 20 Premier League matches. "Of Guardiola's signings only Ilkay Gundogan and Benjamin Mendy - players absent with injury for much of their time in Manchester - arrived as fully-established "stars" elsewhere".

Sports Phil Taylor into final after beating Jamie Lewis
Author: 0 Phil Taylor into final after beating Jamie Lewis

Van Gerwen was made to work significantly harder on his way to a 5-4 win over Dutch compatriot Raymond van Barneveld in a thrilling quarter-final. Phil Taylor sets up a potential fairytale finale to his glittering career by reaching the final of the World Darts Championship with victory over Jamie Lewis .

Sports Butler hands No. 1 Villanova first loss, 101-93
Author: 0 Butler hands No. 1 Villanova first loss, 101-93

But the difference Saturday was the Bulldogs' 3-point flurry. "We knew we weren't where we want to be defensively and this is the best offensive team we have faced this season", Wright noted. The Norse (3-10, 1-1 Horizon) used a big first half and clutch free-throw shooting late to beat the Phoenix (11-2, 1-1) for the first time in program history after five losses since 2016.

Sports Struggling Lakers hold team meeting to address grievances
Author: 0 Struggling Lakers hold team meeting to address grievances

When it comes to basketball decisions, nothing's done to make anyone happy. "I was going downhill, attacking and finding open guys". Rivers had 13 points in Friday's road win against the Lakers before exiting the game with the injury. I think we've been playing really hard, been playing the right way. Some of the frustration stems from roles. The rumors around Lebron James to LA continue to swirl, but if that doesn't work out, the Lakers front office will turn their sights to ...

Sports Kansas State ends Iowa State win streak at nine
Author: 0 Kansas State ends Iowa State win streak at nine

The Wildcats made 14 of their 19 free throws (73.7 percent) and held the Cougars to an offensive rebounding percentage of 24.4 (below the 31.7 mark opponents have averaged against Kansas State this season). 16.2). Iowa State is 1-2-1 ATS at home with 2 overs and 2 unders. Using S&P+, Iowa State's defense ranks 31st in the country while Memphis is at 109th.

Sports Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez says Brighton made it hard in draw
Author: 0 Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez says Brighton made it hard in draw

They have seen it all before up here, squirmed at the inadequacy in front of them, felt in their bones that nothing good can come of it. The two sides which battled out last season's Sky Bet Championship title race and he will hope they edge this game as they did that duel.

Sports Isaiah Thomas on reception from Celtics fans: 'It better be good'
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas on reception from Celtics fans: 'It better be good'

Thomas could make his return as soon as Tuesday, but considering the fact Cavs' trainer George Sibel joked about sitting him until April to make sure he is fully healthy for his return, it is possible his debut could be later. Hood said it's not so much about LeBron but more a case of the Jazz needing a win, period, after a brutal month in which they've played 13 of 14 games against playoff-bound teams.

Sports Jordan Ayew on target as Swansea win
Author: 0 Jordan Ayew on target as Swansea win

The equaliser came from a knockdown from Oli McBurnie, and fellow substitutes Narsingh and Nathan Dyer combined for the victor. But Jordan Ayew restored parity with a close-range effort. The Peruvian headed the ball past Lukasz Fabianski after the Swansea keeper could only parry Richarlison's shot from a tight angle. Watford boss Marco Silva was disappointed and rued Gray's miss as Watford squandered an opportunity for a second successive league victory following a six-game ...

Sports Make Álvaro Morata the Harry Kane stopgap as Chelsea face Stoke
Author: 0 Make Álvaro Morata the Harry Kane stopgap as Chelsea face Stoke

He told Sky Sports on Pochettino's claims: "No it's not true". Kane's form at club and worldwide level over the last three years has been vast, establishing the Spurs striker as one of the best players in the world. "We talk about everything and I always say thanks to Diego". I had many chances in the Premier League and Champions League and I need to improve. "Yes, I think [Shearer] will know better than me because he's English and the mentality, he will know better about the English ...

Sports West Brom forward Nacer Chadli ruled out of Arsenal clash
Author: 0 West Brom forward Nacer Chadli ruled out of Arsenal clash

That position is now occupied by Liverpool , who are just one point ahead of Arsene Wenger's side. Pardew's first game in charge came at the start of December in a goalless draw at home to Crystal Palace . There have been few bright sparks in an otherwise miserable season for the Baggies , with strikers Hal Robson-Kanu and Jay Rodriguez with just two goals apiece for the season while Salomon Rondon has three.

Sports Romelu Lukaku stretchered off during Man Utd's clash with Southampton
Author: 0 Romelu Lukaku stretchered off during Man Utd's clash with Southampton

His neck was supported by the United medical staff and he was lifted on to a stretcher before being carried off with an oxygen mask on his face. His teammates immediately called to the United bench for the medical staff to come on. Lukaku had missed a free header on the six yard line which flew over the bar. The entire crowd, home and away fans, gave the striker an ovation and England striker Marcus Rashford was sent on as his replacement.

Sports Jamie Lewis storms into world semi-finals
Author: 0 Jamie Lewis storms into world semi-finals

Cardigan's Jamie Lewis on his way to victory over Peter Wright at the William Hill World Darts Championship. Who do you think will progress out of Friday's quarter-finals? The Welshman won six of the opening seven legs with a near 100 average to leave a below-par Webster trailing amid a barrage of 180s and a host of missed doubles from the Demolition Man.

Sports Extended period of sub-freezing temperatures heading for East Texas
Author: 0 Extended period of sub-freezing temperatures heading for East Texas

Additional freezing drizzle or light snow is forecast for Saturday night. Our high temperature will probably occur during the early morning hours, starting off in the low 40s. It is also too cold for them to stay outdoors for long periods of time so make sure they have a warm place to stay. No frozen precipitation is expected Saturday through most of Saturday night.

Sports Mete and Poehling held off the scoresheet, United States of America beats Canada
Author: 0 Mete and Poehling held off the scoresheet, United States of America beats Canada

Shoveling on skates: A steady snowfall throughout the contest made it a picture-perfect outdoor game, with teams battling in a something of a snow globe at the home of the Buffalo Bills . Team USA (2-0-0-1/W-OTW-OTL-L) will close preliminary round play on Sunday, Dec. 31, when it takes on Finland. What's next: Canada plays Denmark at 8 p.m.

Sports Bournemouth vs Everton - Betting Tips and Predictions
Author: 0 Bournemouth vs Everton - Betting Tips and Predictions

Bournemouth need a win from somewhere after eight games without a win, and they take on Everton in the Premier League this afternoon. In all honestly, even with Defoe in the side, Bournemouth have struggled to score goals this season.

Sports Serena Williams unsure about Australian Open after loss to Jelena Ostapenko
Author: 0 Serena Williams unsure about Australian Open after loss to Jelena Ostapenko

Serena Williams was "excited to be back" after completing her first match since giving birth fourth months ago. Djokovic hasn't played since retiring from his quarter-final at Wimbledon against Tomas Berdych in July, but the 30-year-old makes his comeback at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi on Friday before launching his competitive campaign as top seed at the Qatar Open next week.

Sports Florida-based Mayo priest scoops €500000 in Euromillions win
Author: 0 Florida-based Mayo priest scoops €500000 in Euromillions win

He revealed he once won IR£15,000 on the old Irish Sweepstakes (which was replaced by the National Lottery 30 years ago). Mayo , has pledged to share his latest winnings with those in need. "At this stage we don't know if it's a single victor or a syndicate". "We advise anybody who has this ticket to keep it safe until they can get into the National Lottery office next week to make their claim".

Sports Faultless Rangers could have beaten Celtic, says Murty
Author: 0 Faultless Rangers could have beaten Celtic, says Murty

I thought we started really well and they grew into the game and gained some momentum and Wes made a couple of good saves. But we had opportunities to go and win the game. "For the moment I am going to go back in the changing room, pat the players on the head and tell them that I'm proud of them." Once you go onto the pitch you have to trust your players to play.

Sports How To Watch The 2017 Fiesta Bowl Online Without Cable
Author: 0 How To Watch The 2017 Fiesta Bowl Online Without Cable

Johnson also knows how short a running back's career can be in the National Football League regardless of talent. So the fact that [the ban] got lifted ... Penn State's defense - While Penn State's offense has gotten most of the recognition this season, the Nittany Lions' defense has been just as impressive, holding opponents to just 15.5 points per game.