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Barton back in England with former club Burnley


Joey Barton has tweeted that he is delighted to be back at Burnley , following his departure from Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers. Barton - who initially joined the Clarets as a free agent in August, 2015 - was named Burnley's Player of the Year as the club secured promotion to the Premier League before the former England worldwide opted to join newly-promoted Scottish Premiership side Rangers '. Read More »

Africa Cup of Nations: Liverpool's Joel Matip among seven to snub tournament


Cameroon have threatened to take action against Matip and the other seven players who have pulled out of the squad for a variety of reasons. The other players are Ajax Amsterdam goalkeeper Andre Onana , Guy Roland Ndy Assembe of Nancy , Andre Zambo Anguissa from Olympique Marseille , Maxime Poundje of Bordeaux and Ibrahim Amadou from Lille . Read More »

Watch ISL highlights! Sachin's dreams dashed again; Kolkata ISL champions

When Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) and Kerala Blasters take the field for the ISL Season 3 finale in Kochi , the team from Bengal will battle to solidify its claim of being the true home of football in the country. I think they are the most attractive fans. ATK will sport two stars on top of the team's logo on the jersey, signifying the two titles won. Kerala Blaster would enjoy every moment of playing in front of their home fans who would stand like a rock behind them. Read More »

Andy Murray wins Sports Personality of the Year for record third time


Third was Olympic showjumping gold medallist Nick Skelton. "That said, I know that numerous British public won't know who I am because I compete in a minority sport". In 2016, he became the only tennis player - male or female - to retain their Olympic tennis title and the first Briton to hold the number one world ranking in the open era. Read More »

India 256-3 at tea against England on day 3


Rashid followed it with a tossed up innocuous delivery way outside the off-stump and Rahul offered a reckless shot, lobbing the ball to Jos Buttler at cover point. As the duo reached their 100-run stand with smooth batting display, the runs came at a steady clip. It was Patel's highest Test score, exceeding the 69 runs he scored against Pakistan in Rawalpindi in 2004. Read More »

India win Junior Hockey World Cup defeating Belgium 2-1


He added that the "win augurs well for the future of Indian hockey & will make the sport even more popular among youngsters". India WON Men's Junior Hockey World Cup defeating Belgium by 2-1 in the final in Lucknow today. Gurjant Singh and Simranjeet Singh scored for India as Harjeet Singh and Co left the 17,000-odd crowd celebrating the New Year in advance. Belgium attacked well but failed to defend as India totally outsmarted them and won the title for the second time after 15 years. Read More »

Michael Floyd Arrested for DUI, Career in Arizona Should Be Over


A Cardinals spokesman said alcohol is not served on the team's plane. More information would probably be coming Wednesday, Arians added. Coach Bruce Arians about to address the media at the end of today's practice. Floyd has not lived up to the Cardinals' expectations this year, and was set to become a free agent after the season. After having a 1,000 yard receiving season in 2012 at age 24, Floyd has regressed. Read More »

TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly cloudy, chance of snow


Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 7 miles per hour after midnight. Today in the Knoxville area, expect scattered showers with highs in the lower 50s. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Seas are peaking near 8 feet, and will remain moderate to rough through the next couple of days. Partly sunny, with a high near 49. Read More »

South Korea second skeleton team to boycott Sochi World Championships

The IBSF announced Tuesday it's moving the world championships , which were scheduled to be held in February in Sochi, to a location that hasn't been determined. Latvia announced Sunday it will not compete in Russian Federation, and former Olympic medalists from the US and Britain have also said they may skip the worlds unless the event is moved out of Russian Federation. Read More »

Ranieri: Big champions Mahrez and Vardy react at right moment

City, who replied through Aleksandar Kolarov and Nolito, had previously fallen to a stormy 3-1 loss at home to Chelsea and lie four points below new leaders Arsenal, who beat Stoke City 3-1. Claudio Ranieri has welcomed Leicester's Champions League draw against Sevilla as their debut campaign continues to the knockout stage. "Never", he said. Read More »

Steelers' Bell leads way past Bills


The Pittsburgh running back now sits fourth in rushing yards on the season despite missing the first three games due to suspension. Call it a awful, horrible, no good, very bad day. "The ball wasn't coming out right when we were throwing it". The Bills came in averaging over 160 yards rushing a game but managed just 67, the fourth time in the Steelers' last five games they held the opponents under 100 yards on the ground. Read More »

Seattle's Sherman has strong words about Thursday games

If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. Any time you play a football game and play another one a few days later, it's going to be tough on the body. "We'll be well-aware come the next CBA negotiations about things like this". It's part of the revenue, etc, etc. "In 2014, then-Texans running back Arian Foster said , "[The NFL] emphasizes concussions when they start getting hit with lawsuits and they care about the players' safety but Thursday Night Football ... Read More »

Arsenal will reach Champions League last 16: Wenger

Monaco; Benfica vs. Borussia Dortmund; FC Porto vs. Juventus; and Bayer Leverkusen vs. Atletico Madrid .The Man City-Monaco pairing will pit the underachieving defence of coach Pep Guardiola's team against the highest scorers in any of the top European leagues. Read More »

Mercedes considering Alonso for spare seat

Hamilton refused, later reasoning that he did everything he could do within the rules to try and win a fourth world title. 'How the race panned out, we should have communicated differently and in hindsight let them race in the way they deemed to be appropriate '. Read More »

Rockets overcome Westbrook's 7th straight triple-double

Houston's defense was transfixed on Russell Westbrook as he drove left, three players trying to stop him from getting to the rim. "He's a really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really good player", Beverley said. Made 11 of 42 3-pointers. Thunder: Committed seven turnovers in the first quarter that led to 10 Rockets points. Another NBA legend, Wilt Chamberlain , holds the record with nine in a row in March, 1968. Read More »

Fowler gets $82.5 million, 5-year deal with Cardinals


The St. Louis Post-Dispatch speculated that the deal might be worth as much as around $80 million over five years. Fowler almost left the Cubs last offseason to sign with the Baltimore Orioles but changed his mind and returned to the Windy City in a move that helped him earn a championship ring. Read More »

Big game: Jackrabbits, Bison meet in FCS quarterfinals


Turns out, the Bison ran a similar play against the Jackrabbits when they squared off in the 2012 quarterfinals. Offensively, the Jackrabbits came into the contest average 458 yards but were stymied again this week because they were only able to muster 192 yards of offense. Read More »

More time needed before Tiger Woods is judged by his scores


Obviously he made a few doubles in there, but that's just rustiness from not being match fit I suppose. Winning must be exhausting for the 24-year-old Japanese star, and no one has been more proficient at it over the last two months. "You start wondering where the ball is going to end up and you can't do that, the mind has got to be in the here and now". "I'm not even close to being mentioned in the same sentence as Tiger", he said. Read More »

No longer the underdog, Oklahoma QB Mayfield still has fire


Peppers is the first MI player to be invited to New York City for the Heisman Trophy ceremony since Charles Woodson won the award in 1997. Earlier this season, Louisville reached No. Saturday in New York City. Mayfield, Jackson and Watson all put up spectacular numbers a. Still, his stunning start left an incredible impression on voters and he finished the season with 30 touchdowns in the air and 21 on the ground. Read More »

Police identify 4 so far in unruly Penn State victory mob


Most people thought it came down to either Washington or Penn State , and it probably did, but for the past two years we've been fed the idea that the conference champion had a fast pass to the Playoff . Let's get started. No.1 Alabama vs No.4 Washington: These 2 teams have met in a bowl game before. The Tigers (12-1) and Buckeyes (11-1) will tangle in the Fiesta Bowl that same day. Read More »

Chiefs hold off Raiders 21-13 to take control of AFC West


The Chiefs scored all their points in the second quarter then held on for the win as they cooled off the red-hot Raiders on a frigid evening in front of a crowd of 64,100 at Arrowhead Stadium. They are viewed as serious contenders this season and have proven that they are not the Raiders teams of the past that have started strong and faltered toward the end of the season. Read More »

Jose Mourinho wanted to sell four players this summer


Playing attractive attacking football - that is something the fans like - but we need results . The hosts should have added more but squandered numerous chances before United academy product Ashley Fletcher stunned them with a shock equaliser against the run of play after 35 minutes. Read More »