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Pogba quickly deletes social media reaction to Mourinho's sacking at Man United

As Jose Mourinho leaves Manchester United, ESPN take a look back at his best and worst moments in the media. It's fair to say Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho have never quite seen eye-to-eye, so Manchester United's decision to sack their manager probably went down well in his household. It didn't take long for Pogba to take to social media, posting a picture with a mischievous look on his face on Instagram and Twitter, complete with the message "Caption this!" He also tagged the off...
Tags: Instagram, Football, Blog, Sport, Premier League, Manchester United, Jose Mourinho, Man United, United, Blog Post, Blog - The Toe Poke, Paul Pogba, Mourinho, Manchester United ESPN, Pogba, Josh Wright


Tottenham's Kyle Walker-Peters boosted by mature display at Barcelona

In a tough-to-call Champions League tie between Tottenham and Borussia Dortmund, Steve Nicol explains why Spurs' defence could make the difference. Tottenham's Kyle Walker-Peters says he overcame the toughest mental challenge of his career so far at the Camp Nou last week. The 21-year-old full-back made only his second start of the season in the decisive Champions League showdown with Barcelona and suffered a nightmare start, losing the ball to Ousmane Dembele to score in the seventh m...
Tags: Football, Sport, Barcelona, Story, Tottenham Hotspur, Spurs, Tottenham, Camp Nou, English Premier League, Kyle Walker-Peters, Ousmane Dembele, Borussia Dortmund Steve Nicol


Edinson Cavani and Marquinhos a 6 as PSG dig out victory in Coupe de la Ligue

Thomas Tuchel is convinced PSG can beat Manchester United after the two European heavyweights were drawn against eachother in the UEFA Champions Leauge round of 16, but insists it will not be straight forward. Five-time defending Coupe de la Ligue champions Paris Saint-Germain are into the quarterfinals after a 2-1 win away at Ligue 2 side Orleans on Tuesday. Edinson Cavani gave Thomas Tuchel's men the lead with a graceful lobbed effort before Joseph Lopy equalised for the hosts. Substitute...
Tags: Football, Blog, Sport, Manchester United, Paris Saint Germain, Uefa, Psg, Blog Post, Edinson Cavani, Marquinhos, Ligue, Thomas Tuchel, Orleans, Coupe de la Ligue, Moussa Diaby, Joseph Lopy


Free pizza and a win? Portuguese side FC Famalicao buy pizzas for away fans

Fans of Portuguese side FC Famalicao enjoyed a memorable evening on Monday after watching their team zip to the top of the table with a win, as well as enjoying an added bonus at half-time. Those Famalicao supporters who travelled to Academica to watch the 1-0 victory were rewarded with complimentary pizzas at the interval, all paid for and laid on by their club as a show of gratitude. VÍDEO: Famalicão ofereceu pizza aos adeptos no jogo com a Académicahttps://t.co/psVeASButO pic.twitter.com/1vpE...
Tags: Football, Sport, Blog Post, Blog - The Toe Poke, Portuguese Liga, Academica, FC Famalicao, Famalicao


'I am on his side': Managers react to Mourinho's sacking

Managers from the top Premier League clubs reacted with surprise, sadness and praise after learning Jose Mourinho had been dismissed at Man United.
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Premier League, Manchester United, Jose Mourinho, Latest, Mourinho, English Premier League


NFL playoff picture: Saints one win away from clinching top seed

If the regular season ended right now, here's how the top six teams would look in each conference, plus clinching scenarios.
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LIVE Transfer Talk: Mauricio Pochettino keen on Manchester United move

Mark Ogden breaks down what makes Mauricio Pochettino the perfect candidate to succeed Jose Mourinho at Manchester United. Is Jose Mourinho now damaged goods? Gab Marcotti pontificates on when and where we might see the Special One return to coaching. Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino plays down the 'rumours' suggesting he's in the running to replace Jose Mourinho at Manchester United. The transfer window for Europe's biggest clubs might be closed, but...
Tags: Europe, Football, Sport, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, Tottenham, Mauricio Pochettino, Transfers, Jose Mourinho, Mark Ogden, Espn, Pochettino, Man City, United, Blog Post


Sources: Suns cut loose recently acquired Rivers

The Phoenix Suns are parting ways with guard Austin Rivers just two days after arriving as part of the Trevor Ariza deal to Washington, league sources told ESPN.
Tags: Washington, Phoenix Suns, Sport, Nba, Suns, Trevor Ariza, Austin Rivers


Manchester United brand won't suffer with Jose Mourinho sacking - analysts

ESPN FC's Mark Ogden and Rob Dawson delve into Man United's decision to sack Jose Mourinho and assess Ed Woodward's search for a new manager. Manchester United's sacking of manager Jose Mourinho on Tuesday will not harm their potential to marketers but a continued slide in on-pitch performance could test the club's aura of commercial invincibility, say sports industry analysts. United topped Forbes' most valuable football team list in June with a value of $4.12 bil...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, Manchester United, Jose Mourinho, Mark Ogden, Espn, Ed Woodward, United, Forbes, English Premier League, Rob Dawson


Transfer Talk: Mauricio Pochettino keen on Manchester United move

Mark Ogden breaks down what makes Mauricio Pochettino the perfect candidate to succeed Jose Mourinho at Manchester United. Is Jose Mourinho now damaged goods? Gab Marcotti pontificates on when and where we might see the Special One return to coaching. Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino plays down the 'rumours' suggesting he's in the running to replace Jose Mourinho at Manchester United. The transfer window for Europe's biggest clubs might be closed, but...
Tags: Europe, Football, Sport, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Tottenham, Mauricio Pochettino, Transfers, Jose Mourinho, Mark Ogden, Pochettino, Blog Post, Blog - Transfer Talk, United job Tottenham


After 90 years, Van Nuys Airport throws itself a little bash

Van Nuys Airport gave itself a 90th birthday party on Monday, attracting a sprinking of guests who paid tribute to the hub for its growth as a major presence in the Valley’s economy. “The airport is surrounded by over a hundred businesses,” said Councilwoman Nury Martinez as she spoke amid the din of jets taking off from a nearby runway. “The metamorphosis of the airport is a direct reflection in the San Fernando Valley that they have experienced over the past 90 years.” About 70 people gathered...
Tags: Business, News, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Bradley Cooper, Marilyn Monroe, Red Cross, Breaking News, Chatsworth, Local News, Casablanca, Humphrey Bogart, Sparks, Southern California


Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Starc blow away lower order to level series for Australia

Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins terrorised India's tailenders as Australia wrapped up a 146-run win, Tim Paine's first as captain
Tags: Australia, India, Sport, Cricket, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Tim Paine, Nathan Lyon Mitchell Starc


Canelo's third round stoppage win against Fielding

Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez beat Rocky Fielding in a third round stoppage at Madison Square Garden in New York on Saturday.
Tags: New York, News, Sports, Madison Square Garden, Saul, Alvarez, Canelo


Marcotti: Mourinho's brand has been damaged at Man United

Gab Marcotti delves into what went wrong for Jose Mourinho at Man United and addresses what his next move should be.
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Manchester United, Jose Mourinho, Man United, Latest, Mourinho, English Premier League, Gab Marcotti


NFL Power Rankings: Rams are in a funk, and the great Sean McVay has to fix them

In the late afternoon of Dec. 9, before the Rams and Bears kicked off in Chicago, the Rams were the best team in football. It’s not just that the Rams have lost two straight, likely giving up a shot at the NFC’s No. 1 seed. The Bears blasted the Rams.
Tags: News, NFL, Chicago, Nfc, Rams, Sean McVay


Women in football face daily battle, says France coach

Hong Kong (AFP) – Trailblazing France coach Corinne Diacre said women in football face a constant struggle for acceptance and are often regarded as “objects” despite rising visibility and media coverage of female players. Diacre... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Hong Kong, France, Sport, Soccer, Afp, Corinne Diacre, AFP Trailblazing France


Aaron Rodgers scenario highlights sportsbooks' strategy in light of uncertainty

After the Packers were eliminated from playoff contention, Aaron Rodgers' status as starting QB became uncertain -- and the betting market reactions reveal a lot about each sportsbook's process.
Tags: NFL, Aaron Rodgers, Packers


Tyronn Lue ‘comes around’ Monday for Clippers’ game against Portland

LOS ANGELES — Asked about the recognizable figure who showed up at Staples Center on Monday, Clippers coach Doc Rivers cautioned that Tyronn Lue was “just coming to a game, to be honest.” But then Rivers added: “That may change.” Lue was fired as head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Oct. 28. A protege of Rivers’, Lue coached the Cavs to three consecutive NBA Finals, including the 2016 NBA championship, and was 128-83 on the job – but 0-6 when he was excused this season. Before that, Lue play...
Tags: Boston, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Spurs, Portland, Nba, Cleveland Cavaliers, Cleveland, Rivers, Boston Celtics, Portland Trail Blazers, Orlando, Bill Simmons, Bradley


Tim Neverett joins Dodgers’ broadcast team as Kevin Kennedy exits

The Dodgers added a new voice to their broadcast team and subtracted another. Tim Neverett, a veteran of the Red Sox, Pirates and Rockies’ radio and television broadcast crews, will call a partial slate of games on 570-AM and SportsNet LA in 2019. He will handle television play-by-play duties during Joe Davis’ national assignments and radio play-by-play duties for Charley Steiner, who requested to cut back on his broadcast schedule per a club announcement. The Dodgers announced a three-year cont...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Sirius Xm, Las Vegas, Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, Kennedy, Rockies, Joe Kelly, Dodgers, Rick, Padres, Steiner, Bryce Harper


Mendis, Mathews stonewall NZ to frustration

The two kept New Zealand wicketless as Sri Lanka continued to eat into the deficit on a flat pitch with little assistance for the bowlers
Tags: Sport, Cricket, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Nz, Mendis Mathews


Rajon Rondo goes on G League rehab assignment as he nears Lakers return

NEW YORK — After a small setback last week in his recovery from a fractured hand, Rajon Rondo is set to take the next step in rehabilitation. The Lakers announced Monday that the veteran guard has been assigned to the South Bay Lakers of the G League, chiefly to get practice time on the court as he readies for a return after a month on the shelf. Rondo was cleared for basketball activities following a Saturday medical evaluation, but the Lakers opted not to send him East to rejoin the team in th...
Tags: New York, Washington, Sports, Sport, Indiana, Soccer, Nba, Rajon Rondo, Portland Trail Blazers, Lakers, Wizards, Washington Wizards, Celtics, The Lakers, Walton, Bryant


OC’s four frosh Dems could actually get something done

There is a one-time opportunity for the four new Democratic members of Congress from Orange County, who replaced Republican incumbents, to have a major impact on public policy. Californians comprise 46 of the 234 Democratic representatives, the largest state contingent by far. Among all California Democrats, however, none carries political significance equal to the Orange Four. That the Democrats won every congressional seat in Orange County gave a tremendous boost to their national reputation. ...
Tags: Obama, Congress, California, Opinion, Senate, Sacramento, America, Reagan, Sport, Soccer, Democrats, House, Janet Yellen, Nancy Pelosi, Republican, Orange County


Second woman sues former Federal Way basketball star Jalen McDaniels over exploitative videos

The new lawsuit accuses the NBA prospect of secretly recording a sexual encounter, and it names the school district and a coach for failing to act.
Tags: News, Sports, Nba, Local News, Federal Way, Jalen McDaniels


River Plate's Club World Cup exit the latest low point for declining South American football

River Plate's elimination to Al-Ain at the FIFA Club World Cup is just the latest embarrassment for South American football. Ever since the current format of the FIFA Club World Cup was introduced in 2005, the semifinal stage has been an exercise in torture for South American champions. First, there is almost too much at stake. The most powerful force in the competition is the desire of the Libertadores winners to have a crack at the European champions. As recently as two decades ago, this ...
Tags: Football, Blog, Sport, Fifa, Fifa Club World Cup, Blog Post, River Plate, Al Ain


Cristiano Ronaldo plays in 'ball pit' for new underwear advert

As a Christmas treat for his legion of Instagram followers, Cristiano Ronaldo has shared a little behind the scenes footage from one of his more memorable underwear photoshoots. View this post on Instagram Ballin! ># A post shared by Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano) on Dec 17, 2018 at 10:29am PST The "ball pit" advert was first revealed a month or so ago, but the footage of Ronaldo larking about, lounging around and pretending his hand is a beak is all brand new, A-grade stuff....
Tags: Instagram, Football, Sport, Portugal, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Blog Post, Blog - The Toe Poke, Cristiano Ronaldo @cristiano, Instagram Ballin


Cristiano Ronaldo poses semi-naked again for new 'ball pit' underwear advert

As a Christmas treat for his legion of Instagram followers, Cristiano Ronaldo has shared a little behind the scenes footage from one of his more memorable underwear photoshoots. View this post on Instagram Ballin! ># A post shared by Cristiano Ronaldo (@cristiano) on Dec 17, 2018 at 10:29am PST The "ball pit" advert was first revealed a month or so ago, but the footage of Ronaldo larking about, lounging around and pretending his hand is a beak is all brand new, A-grade stuff....
Tags: Instagram, Football, Sport, Portugal, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Blog Post, Blog - The Toe Poke, Cristiano Ronaldo @cristiano, Instagram Ballin


North Hollywood shooting leaves 1 dead

A drive-by shooting Monday in North Hollywood left one person fatally injured as police sought two suspects. A caller reported shots fired near the intersection of Laurel Grove Avenue and Archwood Street at about 5:50 p.m. according to Los Angeles police spokesman Tony Im. Officers responding to the scene near the Valley Plaza Recreation Center found a person suffering from gunshot wounds. Im said the victim was transported to a local hospital, and later died. Two men in a black Mercedes-Benz we...
Tags: Hollywood, News, Shooting, Los Angeles, Sport, IM, Soccer, Local News, Mercedes Benz, Tony Im, North Hollywood, Laurel Grove Avenue, Archwood Street, Crime + Public Safety, Valley Plaza Recreation Center


North Hollywood shooting leaves 1 hospitalized

A drive-by shooting Monday in North Hollywood left one person hospitalized as police sought two suspects. A caller reported shots fired near the intersection of Laurel Grove Avenue and Archwood Street at about 5:50 p.m. Los Angeles police spokesman Tony Im. Officers responding to the scene near the Valley Plaza Recreation Center found a victim suffering from gunshot wounds who was transported to a local hospital, he said. Two men in a black Mercedes-Benz were described as suspects. Additional in...
Tags: Hollywood, News, Shooting, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Mercedes Benz, Tony Im, North Hollywood, Laurel Grove Avenue, Archwood Street, Crime + Public Safety, Valley Plaza Recreation Center


Goalie Announcements (Dec 17)

It's a brand new week and hopes are starting anew for something good to happen for your hockey pool team and why not? Why not your team? The busy week of hockey starts with only five games on the schedule, as we draw closer and closer to the holiday week.  Everyone is going to try and get their points in while they can, seeking those wins in the standings and hockey pool teams trying to [Author: Clayton Corley]
Tags: Sport, Avalanche, Penguins, Hockey, Ducks, Canadiens, Islanders, Bruins, Blue Jackets, Senators, Clayton Corley, Starting Goalies


Extra Time: Eddie Howe for Man United? Woodward to blame?

The FC guys answer your tweets on how Eddie Howe's style could fit Man United, if Ed Woodward is culpable for Man United's struggles & more.
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Manchester City, West Ham United, Ed Woodward, Eddie Howe, Man United, Latest, ESPN FC TV, Fc, English Premier League, Woodward



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