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by | December 24, 2018 | 11:29

In 26 games this season, Chris Paul is averaging 15.6 points , 4.0 rebounds and 8.0 assists per game and shooting 41.5 percent from the field, 35.3 percent from beyond the arc and 81.3 percent from the free-throw line. The veteran point guard was hurt during the second quarter of the 101-99 loss, which snapped a five-game winning streak. And the combined winning percentage of their next nine opponents is.601 - so being without Paul for a while would obviously make this looming stretch even ...

by | December 24, 2018 | 10:32

Pogba was left out of Mourinho's team for his last three league games in charge but returned to the XI under Solskjaer to create three goals in an impressive 5-1 win. "We carried on playing and the third goal was an incredible team goal". Sources have told ESPN FC that part of the decision to axe Jose Mourinho on Tuesday was because he had failed to adequately develop the club's young players.

by | December 24, 2018 | 09:53

Chiefs players and fans were sleepless afterwards as the team had beaten the Chargers a franchise record nine straight times . Rushing offense: B. A win against Arizona in Week 17 would be enough to put Seattle in the playoffs no matter what happens against the Chiefs . But he's laser-focused on a huge X-factor in this game, and it has him going big on one side of the spread .

by | December 24, 2018 | 03:23

Under the deal, Cuba must release baseball players who are at least 25 or with more than six years of experience, and any major league club with which they sign will pay Cuba's baseball federation a "release fee". Some of the biggest stars in Major League Baseball have undertaken such treks, including Yasiel Puig of the Los Angeles Dodgers , Yoenis Cespedes of the New York Mets and Jose Dariel Abreu of the Chicago White Sox - all of whom have signed multiyear, multimillion-dollar ...

by | December 23, 2018 | 23:45

The seriousness we put in this tournament and we played a great game tonight. "The Al-Ain performance was fantastic". They presented good football with lots of quality. Karim Benzema received the ball from Lucas Vazquez and, with his back to Al Ain's goal, passed it to the Modric, who curled the ball past goalkeeper Khalid Essa.

by | December 23, 2018 | 14:27

What resulted was a drop ball, which Andros Townsend sportingly kicked into touch, and play resumed with a goal kick. Pep Guardiola refused to blame his players or team selection after Manchester City's shock 3-2 defeat to Crystal Palace .

by | December 23, 2018 | 14:05

His pace slowing, another point was deducted at the start of the 11th when he ignored a previous warning to land an elbow, but with that looking crucial Whyte then ensured no controversy with the heaviest of left hooks. "Let's forget about what's happened in the past". If anybody deserves a world title shot, I think it's Dillian. It was also at The O2 where Whyte left Lucas Browne in a similar condition and, with Chisora still aggressive - perhaps more reckless if the deduction meant he felt ...

by | December 23, 2018 | 13:55

As such, they have received a big shot in the arm with the presence of Hardik Pandya, who has been declared fit and can walk into the team for the Boxing day Test match. While they enjoy the occasion, bowlers haven't enjoyed the venue - the average first-innings total for both teams in the match at the MCG since 2014 is 462.

by | December 23, 2018 | 12:40

Cam Reddish hit a 3-pointer on Duke's next possession, and R.J. Barrett follow up with a jump shot to extend the lead to 65-57. Naturally so much of the hype stemmed from the Blue Devils , especially Williamson, playing in an historic building.

by | December 23, 2018 | 09:27

We're trying to be a unit". "That's just something we're supposed to keep in the locker room", he answered. Kyrie Irving led Boston with 29 points and Jayson Tatum had 18. "We have some really talented guys, but we're better as a team sharing the basketball", Irving said. That's part of the deal that I have, as opposed to how many shots I get or how successful I am.

by | December 23, 2018 | 05:16

Madrid's second goal was scored by Marcos Llorente, who broke a 71-game wait for his first goal as a professional footballer with a 20-yard half-volley. Then Lucas Vazquez sent a shot just by the post, Karim Benzema fired high, and Gareth Bale's header drew a save from Eisa before halftime. His headed goal was another key one as they beat Al Ain and it led on from his last goal in a final after the one against San Lorenzo in 2014.

by | December 22, 2018 | 23:35

It's a position that everyone wants to be in and we are in it at the moment. If we can keep them fit it's very important but who knows?' Chelsea , Manchester City , Tottenham, Arsenal , they will probably win, then they will have 40-something points, nobody is dropping points from one down to five.

by | December 22, 2018 | 21:01

Chelsea were also stunned at home by Jamie Vardy's victor for Leicester in a 1-0 victory at Stamford Bridge to allow Arsenal to move level on points with their London rivals in fourth after a 3-1 win over Burnley . The defeat was City's second in three league games and handed the title initiative to Liverpool, whom they face on 3 January. Seeking a 10th straight victory in home league games this season, ...

by | December 22, 2018 | 19:33

United fans sing about Solskjaer making them happy when skies are grey, and his warm smiles on camera were a panacea to those who have had to watch Mourinho grumble, growl and scowl during press conferences this season. But he said he would be interested in taking the job permanently should the opportunity arise. Arsenal still have some issues at the back, and it will be interesting to see if Laurent Koscielny starts after a rusty return to the first team, but they must get back to their ...

by | December 22, 2018 | 19:27

The Portuguese has been replaced by United legend Ole Gunnar Solskjaer , who has vowed to reunite the players who had grown increasingly unhappy and frustrated by Mourinho's methods. "So you treat players similar to how you treat your kids really because you want the best for them, you want to guide them, you want to help them".

by | December 22, 2018 | 09:41

Reigning NBA Most Valuable Player James Harden had six three-pointers on the way to 35 points. "I thought the way we played the last 12 minutes we deserved to win but we really dug ourselves in a weird hole". So far this year, the Cleveland's second unit is averaging 43.6 ppg - good for sixth in the Association. "But in the end we found a little groove and we finally started guarding and just told them to stay with it".

by | December 22, 2018 | 03:22

Liverpool will spend Christmas on top of the Premier League after goals from Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk earned them a 2-0 win at Wolves on Friday, opening up a four-point lead over second-placed Manchester City . "We knew that we needed to be ready", said Klopp. "(The title) is a special achievement and one we're obviously hoping to get to but it's a long way to go and we're coming up against a lot of good teams.

by | December 22, 2018 | 03:13

Bailey, who had to waive his 10-and-5 rights to complete the trade, will reportedly be released by the Dodgers , according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic . He went 1-14 last season with a 6.09 ERA. The 28-year-old has one year of team control remaining and is projected by MLB Trade Rumors to earn $11.3 million in 2019.

by | December 21, 2018 | 23:15

The Pelicans have a leg up on the competition, however, as they can offer a five-year, $239-million super-max extension to the near 7-footer in July. "It's New Orleans' problem today, and a problem with a different player tomorrow for the rest of us", one Eastern Conference GM told ESPN .

by | December 21, 2018 | 22:42

As Machado left Citizens Bank Park on Thursday in the rain, he signed a few autographs and answered even fewer questions. As of Thursday evening, Machado's most recent follow shown on Instagram is newly acquired Philadelphia Phillies shortstop, Jean Segura .