by | February 28, 2019 | 17:17

You don't often see it used to thank a member of the opposition. but then, Dirk Nowitzki isn't exactly your normal opponent. But it's still a little odd to see Nowitzki receive all these honors - like his "special addition" to last week's NBA All-Star Game - when he's refused to say whether he'll actually call it quits at the end of the season.

by | February 28, 2019 | 12:40

In the first league meeting between the two sides at the Camp Nou in October, the Uruguayan scored a hat-trick as the Blaugrana won 5-1. "We didn't score when we had our chances and there's nothing more to add about it". Luis Suarez scored twice either side of a Raphael Varane own goal as Barca claimed a 3-0 win at the Santiago Bernabeu and a 4-1 aggregate victory.

by | February 28, 2019 | 04:25

Liverpool earned a comfortable 3-0 win over Javi Gracia's men during the reverse fixture at Vicarage Road in late November. If Firmino can not play against Watford , Klopp has Sturridge, Divock Origi and Xherdan Shaqiri as his reserve final third options, although the trio only have 14 Premier League starts between them in 2018-19.

by | February 28, 2019 | 03:59

These are concerning times for Saints fans, and a lot of them are growing increasingly frustrated both with results, and a player who started the match against Unai Emery's men. "I'm going to watch the match back, and Tottenham's , and after that I will decide our gameplan for Saturday with every player", he said. 'Can continue, but I prefer to change him for rest and also he played Sunday with a big intensity and today we can do the change and carry on with another player'.

by | February 28, 2019 | 03:56

Towns missed Minnesota's games Friday against the Knicks and Saturday against the Bucks, ending his streak of 303 consecutive games started. The 23-year-old suffered a suspected concussion following the incident on February 21, and told reporters ahead of his return from injury against Sacramento later on Monday that his auto was struck from behind by a truck which had failed to brake in time after his vehicle had come to a stop.

by | February 28, 2019 | 03:29

Tottenham's title bid disintegrated at Stamford Bridge, with Kieran Trippier's embarrassing own goal clinching a 2-0 win for a Chelsea side that didn't contain the world's most expensive goalkeeper. Spurs meet Arsenal in the north London derby at Wembley on Saturday knowing a win for Unai Emery's side will put The Gunners just a point behind their arch-rivals, while Manchester United are on a surge after winning again at Crystal Palace .

by | February 27, 2019 | 17:27

The manner of England's win in Dublin turned the attention on to them, but that worked to Wales's advantage on Saturday when they disarmed England's bulky ball-carriers and defused their kicking game. "We've lost three of our best forwards and we've got to be able to cope with that, ' said Jones". He capped his performance off with Wales' first try of the match, running a wonderful line and crashing through the English defence.

by | February 27, 2019 | 17:00

However, the injury aside, James' ruthless pursuit of Anthony Davis and the impact that has had on the chemistry of the team, has fans and commentators pointing the finger at the Cleveland legend for its lack of cohesion. James was clearly disappointed after the game, saying there can't be any distractions. LeBron James might be the best basketball player of his generation but he's also the Los Angeles Lakers' biggest problem, at least according to Stephen A.

by | February 27, 2019 | 10:17

The Padres got their franchise guy by landing Machado. Harper has been connected to the Philadelphia Phillies and the San Francisco Giants during a second consecutive slow free-agent market for the sport. Discussions between the two sides were reportedly "within the 20-yard line" and it seemed as if the Dodgers were the ideal team for the former National League MVP .

by | February 27, 2019 | 06:24

According to sources from Sky Sports , current first-team coach John Kennedy will be promoted to assistant manager, with Damien Duff moving up from reserve team coach to become a part of interim manager Lennon's backroom staff. And Celtic, who are set to appoint former manager Neil Lennon as interim boss , are now on course for a third successive domestic treble, sitting eight points clear of second-placed Rangers in the league with 11 games to go.

by | February 27, 2019 | 02:07

I mean, of course they are very high-quality players, all of them. But it was Bencic who won the mental battle in the third set by breaking Kvitova at 1-1 before winning another break point at 4-2 to serve for the match. 'We started the week with eight of the top 10 players in the world yet an unseeded player has won the title, reflecting the intense competition that we have had the great pleasure to witness throughout the week said Colm McLoughlin, Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of Dubai ...

by | February 26, 2019 | 19:00

Rodgers said his farewells to Parkhead colleagues at the club's Lennoxtown training ground on Monday, with a deal to succeed sacked Claude Puel at Leicester City all but agreed. "I thought Brendan would wait a wee while longer, and get a club somewhere around the world that guarantees you Champions League football". The news broke just a day before Celtic's Scottish Premiership trip to Hearts and four days before the crunch Scottish Cup clash at Hibernian.

by | February 26, 2019 | 12:57

The Stars announced Zuccarello would miss at least four weeks to the injury, a suspected bone break. Zuccarello, a longtime fan favorite for the New York Rangers , was acquired by the Stars on Saturday. The Rangers now own four picks in the first two rounds of this year's draft. At the time of the trade, they had the third-worst offense in the National Hockey League, averaging only 2.51 goals per game.

by | February 26, 2019 | 11:45

Green's already missed 15 of the Warriors 59 games this season. "He'll be back for the playoffs", Warriors forward Kevin Durant said . Nonetheless, the injury was just one of the many story lines to dissect in the Warriors-Rockets blockbuster match-up last night.

by | February 26, 2019 | 09:44

And one further break of serve sufficed in set three as Evans added Isner to an impressive list of victims in Florida, which includes defending champion Frances Tiafoe , and sixth seed Andrea Seppi. He will now have the chance to claim his maiden tour title when he faces Radu Albot , who outlasted Mackenzie McDonald 3-6 6-0 6-0. Del Potro, playing his first tournament since breaking his right kneecap at the Shanghai Masters in October, withstood 18 aces from the 21-year-old American, who ...

by | February 26, 2019 | 09:26

Lukaku feels their defensive work has been under-rated this term and highlighted Shaw as one of many defenders to have played a pivotal role in keeping United in with a chance of a top-four finish in the Premier League . "I thought we started really well and we had the momentum, we were driving forward, but we just didn't create great chances", the left-back told

by | February 26, 2019 | 06:41

But the lead was cut in half after three holes, and Johnson escaped potential trouble on the 5th when he was given free relief behind a tree because the heel of his shoe was on the cart path. Trainer, who was making his 11th PGA Tour start, birdied four of the last 10 holes to finish at 15-under 273. But dropped shots on the fourth and the sixth cost him momentum and by the time he rediscovered it, Johnson was matching him shot for shot.

by | February 26, 2019 | 03:30

After being well beaten by New Zealand and Australia , Sri Lanka stunned the Proteas 2-0 in the Republic. Sri Lanka have sacked several captains over the course of the last two years with the poisoned chalice passing between it senior players but that pails in comparison to the trouble at SLC headquarters, leading figures in the game have been implicated in match-fixing allegations stemming from the now infamous Al-Jazeera fixing documentary.

by | February 25, 2019 | 23:15

But alas, it wasn't meant to be. Leonard snatched the ball for the uncontested dunk to give the Raptors a one-point lead, 118-117. Despite the slip, DeRozan had a chance to redeem himself on the ensuing possession. Then, during the first timeout in the first quarter, he was given a heartfelt tribute video summarizing his time in Toronto. The Spurs hosted the Raptors in their first matchup since the trade went down this summer, and the energy of DeRozan and the San Antonio crowd helped ...

by | February 25, 2019 | 22:32

Ashley Barnes struck with seven minutes to go at Turf Moor on Saturday, ending a four-game winning streak for Spurs that had pushed them back into the title race. "We never had the game under control, we can beat Chelsea or Arsenal but to make history you have to win this type of game". "OK, we had the possession, we created more chances than Burnley, but it's not enough".