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Sports Jan Vertonghen: 'Tottenham Hotspur must find ways to counter defensive opponents'
Author: 0 Jan Vertonghen: 'Tottenham Hotspur must find ways to counter defensive opponents'

Tottenham have taken the same amount of points from 15 games as Burnley and have won just one of their last six matches, with the latest disappointment being a 1-1 draw away at Watford on Saturday afternoon. "Of course we are going to watch it back now; I think it wasn't intentional but maybe he touched with his arm the face of the player". Tottenham returned to winning ways with a 1-0 victory over the Premier League's basement club Crystal Palace before the most recent global break ...

Sports Leader Barcelona loses points again vs Celta Vigo in La Liga
Author: 0 Leader Barcelona loses points again vs Celta Vigo in La Liga

However, Griezmann's bravery was rewarded with a fourth goal in three games when he slid in to meet Saul's looping header despite being sandwiched between a Sociedad defender and the far post. "We have to keep working and move on". Lionel Messi equalized two minutes later from inside the area after an assist by Paulinho, taking his league-leading tally to 13 goals.

Sports All eyes on Scott Frost as UCF plays for American championship
Author: 0 All eyes on Scott Frost as UCF plays for American championship

Per multiple reports , Frost also had an extension offer from UCF athletic director Danny White that he had been mulling, but held off on signing, in recent weeks. The bulk of his coaching experience came at OR, where he spent seven years embedded in the meteoric rise of Ducks football under Chip Kelly, who recently took the UCLA job.

Sports Zunic has 8-under 64, takes 3rd-round lead at Australian PGA
Author: 0 Zunic has 8-under 64, takes 3rd-round lead at Australian PGA

Leishman, who won the biggest tournament of his career at the BMW Championship in September, began his round with three consecutive birdies, and despite two bogeys on the back nine, he fired four more birdies and an eagle. "I'm probably a little far back to contend, but stranger things have happened". Queenslander Smith had a front-row seat for Zunic's extraordinary round.

Sports West Brom draw 0-0 with Crystal Palace
Author: 0 West Brom draw 0-0 with Crystal Palace

A point lifts Roy Hodgson's side off the bottom of the table, while the Baggies sit just three precarious points above the drop zone. After 14 games of the season they have been shown 29 bookings and one red card. Both sides appeared to be content with a point with the game winding down, although Allan Nyom so almost set up Rondon for the game's opening goal, only for the striker to head inches past the left-hand post.

Sports South Carolina State's Tyvoris Solomon collapses on bench
Author: 0 South Carolina State's Tyvoris Solomon collapses on bench

Emergency medical personnel administered chest compressions before he was transported off the court on a stretcher. Both teams now huddled together praying for SC State player, who is still lying on the sideline as CPR is performed. The player has been identified as Tyvoris Solomon , a redshirt senior from Johns Island, South Carolina. Garvin accompanied Solomon to the hospital, with associate head coach Rio Pitt remaining behind to coach the team.

Sports SEC Championship Preview: No. 6 Georgia Bulldogs vs No. 4 Auburn Tigers
Author: 0 SEC Championship Preview: No. 6 Georgia Bulldogs vs No. 4 Auburn Tigers

Playing so close to Athens in front of what is expected to be a Georgia-heavy crowd should aide the team's efforts to bring home the SEC title back to campus. Perhaps the most dramatic imbalance in the loss to Auburn was in the running game. Auburn held the Bulldogs to just 46 yards rushing on November 11th.

Sports Philadelphia Eagles sign Alshon Jeffery to contract extension running through 2021 season
Author: 0 Philadelphia Eagles sign Alshon Jeffery to contract extension running through 2021 season

Jeffery originally joined the Eagles on a one-year deal during the off-season. Jeffery's contract will have $27 million guaranteed and the deal can ultimately be worth $56 million with additional incentives. Everyone has welcomed me with open arms and now I'm looking forward to being here for a long time. His gamble seems to be a success as he earned a four-year, $52 million extension.

Sports Chelsea coach Conte charged by FA
Author: 0 Chelsea coach Conte charged by FA

Just before half time, Antonio Conte claimed that Swansea had started to waste time after shutting the Blues out during the opening 45 minutes, leading to the frustrated Italian being ordered away from the touchline. Not the first time on the night. I made a mistake. But I repeat: the fault was mine, not the fourth official's. "I said this a few times to the fourth official.

Sports Sauber reveals Alfa Romeo livery design
Author: 0 Sauber reveals Alfa Romeo livery design

Fellow Ferrari junior Antonio Giovinazzi missed out on a race seat but will fill the role of reserve driver for the team. The Swiss team have struggled in recent years but under new management with Frederic Vasseur saw them confirm a new multi-year engine deal with Ferrari and recently, a new sponsorship partnership with Alfa Romeo .

Sports JR Smith, Channing Frye among Cavs who did not want Dwyane Wade
Author: 0 JR Smith, Channing Frye among Cavs who did not want Dwyane Wade

James said he was "bothered" by the reception of Wade, but has moved past it . "But it wasn't a lot". Even if there's still some lingering animosity towards Wade, James couldn't care less . And James has been vindicated for seeing it through. James told Jason Lloyd of The Athletic in a feature that ran on Thursday that some Cavaliers originally did not want to have Wade on the team.

Sports Texas congressman will not seek re-election in wake of nude photo
Author: 0 Texas congressman will not seek re-election in wake of nude photo

Barton, in an interview with the Dallas Morning News , said Thursday he is leaving Congress in 2018 because he has "always listened to the people of Texas". Barton divorced in 2015, according to the News . The identity of the person who posted the image on Twitter is unknown, but Barton confirmed that the photo was authentic and apologized for a lack of judgment.

Sports Boise State ends Oregon's record home win streak on Williams' buzzer beater
Author: 0 Boise State ends Oregon's record home win streak on Williams' buzzer beater

Oregon: The Ducks not only had their home winning streak end, but lost for the third time in four games. Pritchard topped the Ducks (5-3) with 28 points and Elijah Brown scored 17. Key run: Right after OR used a 10-0 run to take the lead midway through the second half, Boise countered with a 16-2 run of its own to retake the lead.

Sports Guardiola regrets Redmond rant after City victory
Author: 0 Guardiola regrets Redmond rant after City victory

Redmond took to Twitter on Thursday night to brush off the conversation as "positive and complimentary" although Guardiola admitted on Friday he regrets his actions. I never judge and never will judge the way my opponents play against my team. However, Guardiola clarified during the press conference that they were just words.

Sports National Basketball Association capsules: Paul George, Steven Adams lift Thunder past Timberwolves, 111-107
Author: 0 National Basketball Association capsules: Paul George, Steven Adams lift Thunder past Timberwolves, 111-107

Aaron Gordon's game has grown astronomically over the course of the offseason, and it wasn't any more evident than during a 121-108 win over the struggling, but risky, Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night. The Thunder will face the San Antonio Spurs in their next match on Monday (NZ time). Marc Gasol had 16 points to lead the Grizzlies and Ben McLemore scored a season-high 14.

Sports Stanton's Reps Receive Approval To Meet With Cardinals
Author: 0 Stanton's Reps Receive Approval To Meet With Cardinals

The Cardinals have not been told by Stanton that he wouldn't play for them, and they are said to be committed to forging ahead with their negotiations until they hear a definite "yes" or "no". Morosi also said Stanton had not given word on whether he would accept a trade to the Giants. Still, even with money really no object to the Dodgers, it's hard to envision a scenario where they end up adding a contract like Stanton's to their already hefty payroll without the situation changing in the ...

Sports WWE superstar John Cena given cricket tips by Sydney Thunders' Shane Watson
Author: 0 WWE superstar John Cena given cricket tips by Sydney Thunders' Shane Watson

The 16-time world champion was seen smashing a ball out of the park for the Sydney Thunders in Shane Watson's company. 'Read some #Ferdinand, played some Cricket (poorly) and had a great time the past few days in Sydney until the teacher took attendance in class and I was marked absent.' Cena posted to Twitter on Wednesday.

Sports Tom Brady Speaks on Eli Situation
Author: 0 Tom Brady Speaks on Eli Situation

Of course, now that Manning's been benched in NY, there's nearly definitely not going to be a third meeting between Brady and Manning's Giants. "Obviously, being on the other side of two of those Super Bowl losses to an Eli Manning-led team, I just have so much respect for his dependability, for his consistency, for his toughness".

Sports Anthony Davis Leaves Game with Groin Injury
Author: 0 Anthony Davis Leaves Game with Groin Injury

While there was no apparent hard contact during the play, he had to be helped off the court. The four-time All-Star has been somewhat injury plagued throughout his National Basketball Association career, though he played in a career-high 75 games just last season.