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Sports Rooney breaks United scoring record in draw at Stoke
Author: 0 Rooney breaks United scoring record in draw at Stoke

Rooney has scored 250 goals for Manchester United , more than any other player. Manchester United now has a new club leader in terms of career scoring. "It could be vital for us come the end of the season, it's not nice to lose football games, we kept pushing but couldn't get the goal". "I was 35 when I retired - Wayne is only 31 and still going strong, so I don't think he's done by a long stretch yet", Charlton said.

Sports Baba Rahman faces surgery after knee ligament injury
Author: 0 Baba Rahman faces surgery after knee ligament injury

Egypt meet Uganda in Saturday's second match in Port Gentil , which will act as a preview for the World Cup qualifier between the two sides scheduled for later this year. "However, I must say that I'm very proud of the boys", Sredojevic said. "He is a wonderful player and it is sad that he got injured". "In this tournament at the start it's important to take the points and then you have to come to your best at the right time", said the Israeli former Chelsea coach.

Author: 0 Spurs Center Pau Gasol Breaks Finger During Pregame Warmups

This news comes by way of Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical , who reports the surgery was to fix a fracture in the fourth metacarpal on Gasol's left hand. A video of the accident shows Gasol going up for a hook shot in the paint, and pulling back his left hand after brushing up against teammate Kyle Anderson.

Sports Australian Open seventh seed Marin Cilic undone by Brit Daniel Evans
Author: 0 Australian Open seventh seed Marin Cilic undone by Brit Daniel Evans

There's nothing on that tennis court which could be hell, is there? The Croatian, a former semi-finalist here, forced eight break points in a marathon second game at the start of the fourth set, only for Evans to save them all. "He's playing well ... those big points, he came up with incredible tennis". "Until then I have February with a few tournaments in the States and Mexico".

Sports Baltimore Ravens linebacker Zachary Orr retires
Author: 0 Baltimore Ravens linebacker Zachary Orr retires

Despite missing the final game, Orr's single-season total was the team's third-highest in the past decade, behind only Ray Lewis (139 in 2010 and 134 in 2009). Orr had a bright future as a player. The 24-year-old retires after three seasons at the age of 24, spending all of them with the Ravens. "I was in disbelief", Orr said.

Author: 0 Patrick Bamford: Middlesbrough sign forward from Chelsea

The club is working well behind the scenes and knows the players I like and would want to bring in. Middlesbrough made the play-off final that season but were beaten by Norwich. They have never had three goalless draws in a row in the top-flight. Aitor Karanka's side have drawn their last two league games 0-0, and they will head into the weekend 16th in the standings, just four points clear of the relegation zone, following a run of four top-flight games without a win.

Sports Steel the One? Ben's Legacy Vs. Pats
Author: 0 Steel the One? Ben's Legacy Vs. Pats

So it seems unusual these teams are meeting in the playoffs for the first time since Ben Roethlisberger's rookie season in 2004, when the Patriots beat the Steelers in the AFC title game at Heinz Field. Dont'a Hightower took the badmouthing from the Steelers' Mike Tomlin in stride. You have one game to get to the Super Bowl. And I have a lot of respect for that.

Sports Vertonghen facing six-week layoff with ankle injury
Author: 0 Vertonghen facing six-week layoff with ankle injury

We need to wait for what happens. They've coped quite well to Lamela's absence, it must be said , and it remains to be seen how Pochettino will adapt to the absence of Vertonghen in defense. I don't want to set a limit, but I think that's very positive. "When your mind is positive it's easier to recover, he doesn't require surgery. I am happy with the cover we have".

Author: 0 Irsay says Andrew Luck had shoulder surgery

Will be ready for season! Luck made frequent appearances on the injury report this season for a shoulder injury but only missed playing time after suffering a concussion. As with any recovery timeline, there are sure to be tweaks along the way as doctors see how Luck is recovering from the surgery in the coming months.

Author: 0 Adrian Peterson makes pitch to sign with Giants

Garcon says he's waiting for a phone call from RedskinsDjokovic ousted in second round of Aussie OpenKiper reveals initial top 3Luck's shoulder has been a recurring issuesc "I see myself in purple". "I'll just stop there". The Vikings have a team option for an $11.75 million base salary and a $6 million roster bonus, neither of which they are likely inclined to pick up.

Author: 0 Biggest weakness of the Falcons heading into Championship Sunday

While leading his own team to this point, Rodgers has had the opportunity to look at Ryan's own game, and praises what he's done this season. As an assistant, Quinn has several playoff appearances under his belt, having served under Pete Carroll in Super Bowl XLVIII and Super Bowl XLIX.

Author: 0 NFF president Pinnick 'rooting' for Ghana in 2017 Afcon

The penalty came after a moment of madness from Uganda centre back Isaac Isinde, who took his eye off the ball as he received a pass in his own penalty area and lost possession to Asamoah Gyan, who he then tugged back to concede the spotkick.

Sports Toomey-Warren wager: red and blue and black and gold
Author: 0 Toomey-Warren wager: red and blue and black and gold

The two teams did not meet in the regular season, and they haven't played each other since September 29, 2013 when the Patriots won by a touchdown at the Georgia Dome. "It's one step closer to the main goal for every team in this league, so we just pin our ears back and get to work". Make no mistake about it: the New England Patriots are an Empire of a football team.

Author: 0 Why the Knicks should move on from Carmelo Anthony

Yet Anthony's commitment to the Knicks isn't wavering in the least bit. Anthony reaffirmed to Jackson his desire to remain with the Knicks , a source told ESPN. But if you asked enough people around the Knicks and caught them in an honest moment, some would probably say the same thing about Jackson. A lot of these guys have never dealt with that.

Author: 0 De Villiers rules himself out England Tests

De Villiers is slated to play in the third Twenty20 global against Sri Lanka in Cape Town on January 25, and then captain the side in the five-match one-day worldwide series that starts three days later. "It's definitely not the end of the story", said AB De Villiers, but that feels evermore like a tall tale. I'm not retiring out of any format, I'm not prepared to do that.

Sports Mercedes keep options open despite the arrival of Valtteri Bottas
Author: 0 Mercedes keep options open despite the arrival of Valtteri Bottas

Bottas, the 27-year-old Finn, will partner Hamilton for the forthcoming Formula One campaign after Mercedes finally confirmed him as their replacement for Nico Rosberg on Monday. Bottas has never won a race in F1 but does have nine podium finishes to his name and has already spoken of his confidence of standing on the top step this season.

Sports Eastern Washington's Baldwin resigns to become Cal assistant
Author: 0 Eastern Washington's Baldwin resigns to become Cal assistant

As hard as it is to leave - and I want it to be hard because if it's hard it means something - this one is right. "It's an incredible opportunity, an incredible opportunity for family, an incredible opportunity for career". Baldwin was also a finalist for the head coaching position at the University of Nevada in December, the job ultimately going to Jay Norvell of Arizona State University.

Sports Los Angeles Chargers reveal updated powder blue and yellow logo
Author: 0 Los Angeles Chargers reveal updated powder blue and yellow logo

Spanos said fans stopped turning up at the stadium and cited the failed ballot measure for the new stadium as motivations for the move. The StubHub Center now seats 27,000 spectators, and will be expended to 30,000 for the Chargers. "The Galaxy is the main priority for StubHub Center", StubHub Center director of communication Brendan Hannan told the Los Angeles Times . In fact, the Chargers' owner appeared at the LA Kings hockey game on Thursday night and is reportedly being hosted in ...

Author: 0 West Ham Settle On Dimitri Payet Asking Price

It was a case of no Payet no problem for West Ham as they comfortably defeated Crystal Palace 3-0 in the Premier League on Saturday. The Premier League club have rejected an improved £22million offer from Marseille for Payet. "After the season he had past year he was saying: "I want to be at West Ham for a long time", Harte told Goals on Sunday. "But football and fans change quickly".

Sports Support for Gambia's Jammeh crumbling as sixth minister resigns
Author: 0 Support for Gambia's Jammeh crumbling as sixth minister resigns

Barrow is scheduled to be inaugurated as president. "They must remember the possible consequences of their actions", said Al-Othaimeen. The 51-year-old leader seized power in the country in 1994 and has been accused of human rights abuses, although he has held regular elections.

Sports Roger Goodell will attend NFC Championship Game in Atlanta
Author: 0 Roger Goodell will attend NFC Championship Game in Atlanta

ESPN reported Tuesday that Goodell will be attending the NFC title game in Atlanta, and not the AFC game in Foxborough. If Patriots fans wish to express their feelings about National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell in person, they won't get the chance this weekend.

Sports Everything back to normal in Roger Federer's world
Author: 0 Everything back to normal in Roger Federer's world

Former World Number 1 Roger Federer came back from a second set score to triumph over Austrian opponent in Australian Open Day 1. Kyrgios's biggest concern on Monday night wasn't a knee injury he carried into the season-opening grand slam but a recurrence of nose bleeds that required medical time-out early in the second set.

Author: 0 Ezekiel Elliott to NFL: Hurry up and suspend me - or not

I would rather them not drag it on as long". "I think it was just good to get refreshed", Elliott said this week. Police in Aventura, Florida, were also called to Elliott's apartment in February to investigate an altercation involving the same woman, according to a report in USA Today Sports.

Author: 0 Roger Federer returns with a win, advances to Australian Open second round

In the fifth set, Nishikori broke Kuznetsov's serve in the fourth and in the last games. Federer's fellow Swiss Stan Wawrinka survived a scare from Slovakia's Martin Klizan, fighting back from a break down in the final set to move into the second round with a 4-6 6-4 7-5 4-6 6-4 victory.

Author: 0 Diego Costa trains alone amid China reports

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte reportedly has no plans to hold clear-the-air talks with Diego Costa amid speculation that the striker wants to leave the club. We start to think, "If an offer arrives" [but] for me I don't like to answer this type of question - if, if. This is not about Costa v Harry Kane or Hazard v Christian Eriksen, but Chelsea's first-choice side v Tottenham's, regardless of individual nuances.

Sports UConn women now look for another streak: 5 national titles
Author: 0 UConn women now look for another streak: 5 national titles

UConn won 90 game s in a row between 2008 and 2010 with losses to Stanford coming before and ending that run, which wiped out the streak of 88 by UCLA's men's teams under legendary coach John Wooden. "What a very, very good team", first-season Mustangs coach Travis Mays said of UConn. "I heard people say at the beginning of the year that UConn was supposed to have a down year.

Author: 0 Lyon offer for Memphis Depay far from reasonable, says Jose Mourinho

Paris Saint-Germain have emerged as a shock suitor of out of favour Manchester United winger Memphis Depay , according to The Sun . However, as things stand, the Dutchman wants to leave the club on a permanent deal, which has forced Mourinho to keep the winger out of his plans for his match-day squads in all competitions.

Author: 0 Liverpool withdraw Cameroon's Matip from squad

Joel Matip missed Liverpool's Premier League game at Manchester United on Sunday because his club are still awaiting clearance from FIFA following his retirement from worldwide football with Cameroon. For now though, the club need to sort out the situation regarding his availability and then get him fully fit. He's been in training for five days and would have been in the squad, 100 per cent, maybe on the pitch today, so I don't think it's fair.

Sports Real Madrid publicly back Sergio Ramos in Sevilla row
Author: 0 Real Madrid publicly back Sergio Ramos in Sevilla row

Ahead of Sunday's return to Sevilla in La Liga, Madrid have now issued a three-part "official announcement" defending the 30-year-old. Central defender Ramos on Thursday ignited a controversy after sarcastically cupping his ears following his conversion of a penalty kick, which he scored "Panenka-style" against his former team, reports Efe.

Sports Lionel Messi wouldn't be as good without Neymar, Iniesta: Pere Gratacos
Author: 0 Lionel Messi wouldn't be as good without Neymar, Iniesta: Pere Gratacos

It's likely Los Blancos will drop points at some stage, perhaps this weekend, but their resilience this season has been as astounding as it has been consistent and Barca can't presume that will change any time soon. Messi's three goals came in the first three matches of the year, and all were decisive. Las Palmas will not be an easy starter, though. "The important thing is it contributed to us going through, which is what we wanted", said Suarez.

Author: 0 Late birdie rush puts Thomas seven ahead in Hawaii

Justin Thomas finished with another eagle and got into the PGA Tour record book again. "I had a lot of scoring opportunities and scoring clubs, I just hit really poor iron shots to 25-30 feet". Thomas started his second round with four straight pars before putting from almost 20 feet for his first birdie while he was inches away from a hole-in-one on the seventh, with his tee-shot agonisingly going past the left of the pin.

Sports Australia vs Pakistan, 2nd ODI
Author: 0 Australia vs Pakistan, 2nd ODI

It was the first win for Pakistan against Australia in Australia across all formats since their victory in an ODI at the WACA in January, 2005 . Amir's fellow left-arm quick Junaid Khan earlier claimed the scalps of openers David Warner (16) and Usman Khawaja (17). However, he was unable to convert it into a bigger score as he was clean bowled by Wasim for 60, which came off 101 balls and included two boundaries.

Sports Nebraska hires Diaco as DC
Author: 0 Nebraska hires Diaco as DC

I started my college football experience in the Big Ten and am thrilled to be back in this conference. Diaco will replace Mark Banker, the Nebraska defensive coordinator fired by head coach Mike Riley on Wednesday. And while it was a top-50 defense in the country, there were a few embarrassing moments. In hiring Diaco, the Huskers signal a change in defensive philosophy.