VETERAN sportscaster Gerard Whateley has weighed in on the Melbourne Cup as the heated debate surrounding the concerning death of The Cliffsofmoher continues. While public holidays give Aussies a break, horses are breaking legs". It's not the first time with a horse being put down after the race in 2015, and there have been other fatalities in earlier years.
After United's 1-0 loss to Juventus at home two weeks ago, he responded to the goading of the Italian fans by holding up three fingers toward them, denoting the treble of titles - Champions League, Serie A and Italian Cup - he won with Inter in the 2009-10 season.
Naby Keita has returned to training just in time to face Red Star Belgrade in the Champions League group stages this evening but is expected to start from the bench after being out with a hamstring injury for two weeks. Gomez put in a solid shift at right back and the reds looked much more comfortable in possession on the right flank after he was introduced, even if they failed to create anything of note going forward.
More crucially, key players have delivered while others, less prominent, have stepped up. After not scoring in the first four games of the season, Icardi has scored eight goals in his last eight goals between Serie A and Champions League .
Serge Ibaka stood out for Toronto in Leonard's absence, scoring 26 in the first half and finishing with 34 points on 15-of-17 shooting. Walton said he warned the Lakers that overlooking the Raptors sans Leonard would be risky. Ibaka got them by repeatedly feasting on the Lakers' porous interior defense. Toronto took a 71-49 lead into halftime. "They came out and just hit us right in the mouth".
Although fulsome in his praise of the maturing centre-back pairing Aymeric Laporte and John Stones, Guardiola's defensive philosophy is dependent on a team effort to keep the ball as far away from City's goal as possible. That goal set the tone for the Saints, who were totally outclassed throughout. Walker and his Manchester City team-mates were seen making an atmosphere of their own in training on Tuesday as they put in final preparations for the European clash.
Well, you're going to do it at some stage - you know that, you know that. Meanwhile England coach Eddie Jones was in sarcastic mood when asked during his post-match press conference about the possibility of being without Farrell for the November 10 clash against the All Blacks at Twickenham.
Chris Wood had seemingly earned Burnley a share of the spoils 13 minutes from time, but the impressive Anderson and substitute Hernandez struck in the final stages to end the visitors' resistance. Wood's latest goal saw Burnley get back on level terms at 2-2, but the Lancashire club coughed up a soft goal through a defensive blunder to allow Brazilian midfielfder Felipe Anderson to net his second strike of the match.
Manchester United remain second in their Champions League group behind Juventus , but are desperate to get something from their visit to Italy to make qualification for the last 16 less tricky. Bournemouth went close to taking the lead at the beginning of the second half, but David Brooks' impudent flick from close range was well saved by De Gea, who managed to grasp the ball at the second attempt.
The California-based trainer had the most talked-about drought going into this weekend's Breeders' Cup but Accelerate finally put him in the winners' circle by winning the $6-million Breeders' Cup Classic on Saturday. Jockey William Buick piloted the Godolphin's Galileo colt to Europe's lone victory on the opening day of the $30 million racing extravaganza - dubbed "Future Stars Friday" with its slate of five races for two-year-olds.
India vs West Indies match will be aired on Star Sports Network, some of the channels being Star 1, Star 1 HD , Star 1 Hindi, etc. The India-West Indies live streaming will take place on Hotstar . Who can forget that his four consecutive sixes to Ben Stokes, which led the Windies to win the World Cup 2016. Star all-rounder Andre Russell was forced to skip the West Indies team's practice session on the eve of their first T20I against India after missing a connecting flight from ...
Sarri has consistently maintained he feels a Premier League title race will prove beyond Chelsea this term. "I have to think to improve my players". Meanwhile, Crystal Palace are enduring a tough second season under Roy Hodgson and are now 14th in the Premier League, winless in their last five.
Arsenal won 2-1, but the match ended far closer than expected as Blackpool pushed for a late comeback, thanks in part to a red card received by Matteo Guendozi. Arsenal hosted Blackpool in the fifth round of the EFL Cup on Wednesday night with Unai Emery naming a young team. "They're a long way from Manchester City , but they will be more competitive".
Steven Gerrard snapped at a journalist in a press conference today, interrupting his question to Jordan Rossiter and answering it himself . Gerrard had earlier suggested that players would be replaced if they continued to fail in the final third and Rossiter was pressed for a reaction to his manager's comments.
I played the game for a long time ". Pickford was positive in his assessment of Everton's performance at Old Trafford, stating also that he felt United penalty decision was dubious. United returned to winning ways with a 2-1 victory over Everton at Old Trafford with Pogba putting in one of his better displays this season, bagging a goal and an assist.
It's the worst. But it's the best start ever for the club in the Premier League . Spurs have scored five from set pieces so far this season and if they can keep things tight, compact and gain territory with their attacking play there is every chance a free-kick can be turned into three points.
They host Barcelona in two weeks needing to win to ensure they have a better chance of topping the group. Messi was 22 when Barcelona last played Inter, a 3-2 aggregate win for the Italians in the 2010 semi-finals that remains arguably the peak of Jose Mourinho's career.
Talking to "BBC Scotland" after the match in Germany, Rodgers said: " I've seen enough to know we can win at home ". Australian midfielder Daniel Arzani was handed a training session with the Celtic first-team on Tuesday as he gradually starts to work his way into Brendan Rodgers' plans.
Blake Griffin also had 26 points while grabbing 10 boards for Detroit. "We have to make shots", coach Tyronn Lue said. All 11 Cavs players who stepped on the floor scored in the first 15 minutes for Cleveland, who is looking for their first win of the season .
The right-hander also hit three sixes in his 134-ball knock. He went past the likes of Sachin Tendulkar (259 innings) and Sourav Ganguly (263 innings), Ricky Ponting (266 innings) and Rahul Dravid (287 innings) to put his name on the top of the table.
These big-budget lineups combined for just three hits in the first five scoreless innings - and they needed only about 90 minutes to play them after Friday's 440-minute affair. A three-time Cy Young Award victor with a 2.39 career ERA in the regular season, Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw is just 9-9 with a 4.28 ERA in 23 postseason starts and six relief appearances.
But Hope's unbeaten 123 and a 94 off 64 balls from Shimron Hetmyer put the Caribbean side in reach of the target before India pulled it back with some tight overs from their spinners. A veteran of the lucrative Indian Premier League, Bravo thanked fans and family for their support and pledged to continue his professional career, which has seen him ply his trade in the myriad of T20 tournaments in existence across the globe.
We will need to be 100 per cent and I think we will be ", he told The Mirror . The Merseyside giants face Red Star Belgrade in the Champions League on Wednesday night, before taking on Cardiff City on Saturday with both games taking place at Anfield.
So, what's the difference between Game 2 and 3? No team has prevailed after falling behind 2-0 in a best-of-seven series since then, and overall, 68 of 81 teams that have won the first two games have proceeded to win the series. This will be Hill's third career Series start. Martinez is Boston's main designated hitter. The right-hander also pitched well in Game 7 of the NL Championship Series against Milwaukee.
Completely outplayed in the first half, Jose Mourinho's side nearly wrapped up all three points but were denied by a stoppage time Ross Barkley equaliser. 'For me it's clear, Jose is changing nothing in his behaviour from what I can see. Real Madrid president Florentino Perez wanted to sack manager Julen Lopetegui after their narrow win against Viktoria Plzen on Tuesday - but was convinced to wait until after the weekend's El Clasico clash.
JaVale McGee also continued to exceed expectations, posting his best game as a Laker with 20 points, 6 rebounds and 4 blocks in 25 minutes. The Staples Center crowd started a 'Kobe! It was the Lakers' first victory at home this season, after winning their first game overall Wednesday at Phoenix.
He shared a picture of them both shirtless, the image of Salah taken from after full-time in Liverpool's 4-0 win over Red Star Belgrade on Wednesday. He has ethnic Albanian heritage linked to Kosovo, a former Serbian province that declared independence in 2008. "One of Liverpool's problems past year was their depth of squad and when you look at the Champions League final and see the substitutes of Liverpool against the substitutes of Real Madrid, you could see there was a ...
Broncos GM John Elway reportedly met with Kelly following the quarterback's arrest and is "extremely angry" in light of the incident. A woman in the house, identified as Nancy Lozano , was sitting on the couch with her young child when the man walked into the residence, sat down next to her and began mumbling.
The station has been closed and emergency services are on scene, where injured fans are being stretchered to safety. The Russian fans were in Rome to follow their team CSKA Moscow in its Champions League match against AS Roma, scheduled to be played this evening.
Cooper was the fourth overall draft pick by the Raiders out of Alabama three years ago. Dallas (3-4) has struggled to score points while losing all four road games, including 20-17 on Sunday at Washington. But it is another example of the Raiders (1-5) looking to the future. It's not the first time Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones has made a big trade for a former top-10 pick at receiver, and the other two attempts didn't go well.
While the Argentine has scored 389 goals for FC Barcelona in LaLiga, Ronaldo netted 84 for Manchester United in the Premier League, 311 for Los Blancos in La Liga and now five in Serie A for Juventus . It will be the biggest test since his controversial arrival after being fired from Spain's national team just before the World Cup for not telling federation officials about his deal to coach Madrid.
Real Madrid's Spanish coach Julen Lopetegui gives instructions to his players during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF against Levante UD at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on October 20, 2018. However, there was a Lopetegui quote following the loss to Levante that may reveal a little more about his current mindset. The result left Madrid fifth and in danger of dropping further down by the end of the weekend's round.
During their knocks, the two broke plenty of records. FPJ's dream XI prediction: MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli , Rohit Sharma , Shikhar Dhawan , Rovman Powell, Ravindra Jadeja, Jason Holder, Kieran Powell, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav and Ashley Nurse.
Manager Sean Dyche insisted that City ought to have been reduced to nine men when he delivered his post-match interview to the BBC. Guardiola says the Belgian has recovered from his setback and does not need much time to get his place back in the starting XI.
But despite creating a glut of further chances Real slumped to a third straight loss in all competitions to pile the pressure on under-fire Lopetegui. They have not waited that long for a win since that miserable run in May 2009. And with the El Classico against Barcelona on the horizon, the 52-year-old Spaniard needs to get back to winning ways or else he will face the consequences according to ex-Galactico Michael Essien.
However, various reports in Spain claim that the Brazilian is keen to play for the Catalan giants next season. Now, he faces a similar issue at PSG where Kylian Mbappe commands star billing after helping France to win the World Cup during the summer.
Paine agreed with Sarfraz's assessment of Abbas, the first Pakistani fast bowler to take a 10-wicket haul in a Test since Mohammad Asif against Sri Lanka at Kandy in 2006. Travis Head's nick to Abbas on 36 in the seventh over of the day sparked a woeful collapse of 4-7 in 26 balls. Much of the focus has been on the poor form of 35-year-old Shaun Marsh, who is under serious pressure to hold his spot for the home summer, but his younger brother barely fared better in his first series as ...
Mane was one of four Liverpool players to give Jurgen Klopp an injury scare over the global break. A spokesperson for the EFA said the "allegations are incorrect", but did confirm Salah arrived at the Egypt squad with a report on his medical condition - as is common practice.
The 35-year-old entered the day 4-0 with a 1.15 ERA over his last four postseason starts in which his team faced elimination. That trend continued in game five. They won 108 games this season and they displayed a very high-powered offense all year long, which made them appear nearly invincible on paper. But stars Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa and the Astros hobbled to the finish in a humbling defeat.
Maybe player-by-player, they are the best team in the Premier League . Hazard himself continues to talk about his dream to join Real Madrid , and he has even hinted that next summer could be his last chance to make the move. The Belgium international's future has been a source of debate during the worldwide break following a prolific start to the Premier League season. "No I am not happy", said Mourinho .
Posting with the "Throwback Thursday" social media hashtag '#TBT' on Instagram , Mayweather attacked Mexican Canelo first, ripping into the boxer's recent multi-fight $365 million mega deal with streaming service Dazn, and referencing his ban for performance enhancing drugs in March.
James finished with the second-most points in a Lakers debut in their history. We ran a play late in the game as well and I turned the ball over. The King selected Los Angeles as his free agency destination - though the move was expected from many National Basketball Association insiders heading into the year.
They added two more in the sixth, chasing tired Brewers pitcher Brandon Woodruff in the process. The teams return to Milwaukee for Game 6 on Friday. Manny Pina doubled against Kenta Maeda leading off, thrusting his hips and waving his arms in a display that drew boos. "They use video people to get sequences", a Brewers source told The Athletic of the Dodgers.
The pair have won both of their opening Europa League fixtures but Arsenal's hopes of taking control of the group will be hit by having to face the Foxes on Monday after the game was moved for television. "Maybe for Monday it's hard [for him to play]". "The first two matches we lost against Manchester City and Chelsea". "I think you've got to look at the situation and ask, 'How many top teams in the Premier League and elsewhere could he get in?' And you'd have to say them all - and ...
Aguilar had too much of his right foot covering the base, but it looked like Machado could have avoided him. Major League Baseball fined Machado an undisclosed amount Wednesday, a day after the baserunning incident caused the benches to clear at Dodger Stadium and prompted Brewers MVP candidate Christian Yelich to call Machado a "dirty player".
LUKE Shaw admitted the prospect of signing a new five-year deal at Manchester United may have seemed "impossible" until recently following a chequered spell with the club. "I was telling him just now, he was doing things in the second half because he was reacting to my voice". "I think I will try always to control myself and to respect the stadium and supporters that were my supporters and my stadium for many years".
But the Celtics' struggles didn't dampen the mood inside TD Garden for the return to regular-season action for Gordon Hayward and Kyrie Irving . In his post-game interview, Hayward thanked God, his family, and his teammates for sticking with him over the previous year, saying he'll lean on them again as challenges arise throughout the season.
The man had a small camera and was texting frequently, but did not have a media credential. The man was removed from the area "several times" by security personnel, a source told The Associated Press. But while the Astros feel absolved of any wrongdoing, the incidents taking place during baseball's greatest month have raised questions about sign-stealing and ethics in the age of high-speed, high-definition cameras.
Nishikori capitalised on short balls early in the tie-break, but Federer won six straight points for a memorable win. The first set in Shanghai was a see-saw affair, with seven breaks of serve between the two. With a brilliant serving game as well, Ćorić has reached his first final in a Masters 1000 series tournament! Bautista Agut, a finalist here in 2016, finally offered Federer an opening to take control by surrendering his serve in the ninth game of the third set.
Price fell one out short of qualifying for the win, which would have been his first in 11 postseason starts. "Seems like now he understands who he is as a hitter", Red Sox manager Alex Cora said . He's played a couple of balls off this wall nearly like a home player. He also turned a walk into the eventual winning run when he danced around the bases on a wild pitch and two passed balls.