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Why Gylfi Sigurdsson is back and as good as ever

Gylfi Sigurdsson is off to a fantastic start this season, which will surely come as a delight to Everton after his disappointing campaign last year. Not only has the Icelandic talisman seemingly recovered from his poor four goal, four assist debut season, but he’s started 2018-19 with a bang, posting career-high per 90 numbers in […]

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Real Madrid axe swinging over Julen Lopetegui as crisis deepens with Levante defeat

After the embarrassing 2-1 defeat to Levante at the Bernabeu, the final whistle was followed immediately by prolonged whistles from those angry supporters still left inside the half-empty stadium and traditional white handkerchief protest calling for the sacking of coach Julen Lopetegui. Lopetegui has lost five games in all competitions since taking over this summer […]

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Despite rocky start, Miller Park rocked and Brewers rolled in Game 6

It has become a trope to call the National League Championship Series a chess match, and it certainly is that. But for Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts, this was no little move. It wasn’t pushing a pawn ahead a square. It was moving your knight, right from the start, and putting the enemy on […]

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Todd Gurley cheering for the Dodgers but won’t let them be L.A.’s only title contender

The Los Angeles Dodgers will play an NLCS Game 7 Saturday and try to make another trip to the World Series. If Todd Gurley II has his way, the Los Angeles Rams won’t be far behind with their own deep postseason run. “When you see stuff like [the Dodgers’ success], it’s more just like inspiration, […]

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Can Anthony Davis go from great to greatest?

The New Orleans Pelicans were in a bad place in February. DeMarcus Cousins was lost for the season and his future was in doubt. The team had lost five of six games since his injury and slipped out of playoff position in the standings. With the entire team in a depression, coach Alvin Gentry came […]

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Carmelo Anthony struggles to find rhythm, scores nine points in 27 minutes

The home crowd didn’t have too many other opportunities to cheer on the Rockets, as the New Orleans Pelicans rolled to a 131-112 rout Wednesday night in one of Houston’s worst defensive performances in recent memory. It was the most points the Rockets had given up in a regulation game during coach Mike D’Antoni’s tenure, […]

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Ryan Tannehill ruled out for Lions game with shoulder injury

Quarterback Ryan Tannehill has been ruled out Sunday versus the Detroit Lions, and the NFL has opened an investigation into how the Miami Dolphins reported his shoulder injury, a source confirmed to ESPN. Brock Osweiler, who threw for a career-high 380 yards in a 31-28 overtime victory over the Bears, will start for the second […]

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Bill Belichick won’t put Khalil Mack in same class as Lawrence Taylor

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick has been impressed with Chicago Bears outside linebacker Khalil Mack this season, but his plaudits for Mack have limits. When asked Wednesday whether Mack is up there with Pro Football Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor, Belichick seemed almost offended by the question.cheap nike nfl jerseys china Belichick’s affinity for […]

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Manchester United icon Ryan Giggs: Harry Wilson free kick technique like David Beckham

Wales manager Ryan Giggs has compared Harry Wilson’s free kick technique to former teammate David Beckham and, despite their mounting injury crisis, Liverpool cannot recall the youngster from his loan spell at Derby, a source has told ESPN FC. Wilson’s excellent free kick in Dublin on Tuesday night was the winning goal as Wales beat […]

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Uruguay’s potential driving Oscar Washington Tabarez, 71, to another World Cup tilt

Oscar Washington Tabarez hauled himself onto a plane for the marathon journey from South America to South Korea, where his Uruguay side are in action on Friday, before taking on Japan next Tuesday. It is just over 30 years since Tabarez first took charge of Uruguay, in a spell that ended with second round elimination […]