Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo was the first victor of the Puskas award in 2009, followed by Turkey's Hamit Altintop, Neymar , Slovakia's Miroslav Stoch, Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Colombia's James Rodriguez and Brazil's Wendell Lira. Public votes between now and 2 December will determine which three goals make it through to the final phase. Malaysia's Mohd Faiz Subri stands tall with Lionel Messi and Neymar in contention for FIFA Puskas award for best goal of the year.
The U.S.is 0-2 in the final round of World Cup qualifying for the first time following a 2-1 home loss to Mexico last week and its ninth straight defeat in a qualifier at Costa Rica . "So anybody who thinks that is sorely mistaken". Johan Venegas got the best of John Brooks in the seventh minute, pushing the ball between the defender's legs and forcing Guzan into a sterling leg save.
Barkley remained on the sideline getting his foot and ankle wrapped before heading to the locker room in the fourth quarter. He didn't return against the Spartans. "For the conferences that have a championship game, you have to go out and prove it another time on the field". Barkley is a heavy favorite to be named top running back and Franklin is in the mix for coach of the year - arguably the toughest call of all between him, Wisconsin's Paul Chryst , Ohio State's Urban Meyer and ...
So again I think if we clean up those few plays we have a really good team. And maybe, that's the first moment we should have realized that for as big a cliché as most everyone assumed it is, that this team "always believed" no matter what really is what got this team as far as it has.
Sunday's draw left United on 20 points after 13 matches - their worst start to a league campaign since the 1989/90 season - some 11 points adrift of his old club Chelsea. The 1-1 result meant the Red Devils had drawn four consecutive games at Old Trafford for the first time since 1980. When Mourinho works out how best to make use of the "us v them" mentality which he has utilised to great effect in every management job in his career, he also needs to take into account how it might become a ...
These things are supposed to be cyclical, but nobody told the Tide. "That's all you care about". Is there any team looking ahead to the playoff that has a chance to stop them? I don't know. Every Tide game these days has that feel, though. On its ensuing drive, Alabama pushed down the field and made it to the red zone before tying the game at 3 on a 29-yard field goal with 5:40 left in the first quarter.
Chelsea are set to hand Victor Moses a new contract following reports linking the winger with a move to Barcelona. Chelsea Manager, Antonio Conte has hailed the importance of Nigerian International Victor Moses to his side's resurgence since the 3-0 defeat to Arsenal in September.
He had nine tackles. The second reason Sammy is here is because he got through the game playing even more snaps than he said he thought he would and looked fine and said he felt good afterward. If offenses can do one thing against the Houston Texans defense, it's run the ball. Two young quarterbacks with limited passing games went at it, and the results were underwhelming.
In place of special teams captain Matthew Slater, who was out with a foot injury, Devin McCourty led the team breakdown afterwards, eluding to Tom Brady's 200th career win. Especially against the Jets. Patriots finds ways to win despite injuriesBucs' pressure owned the day over SeahawksCarr keeps his name in MVP conversationWaddle concerned Giants are too one-dim.
Although it was a sloppy game, Watkins managed to haul in three receptions for 80 yards, including a attractive 62-yard reception that helped spark Buffalo's sluggish offence. The Jaguars offense would start the same way they started the second half, with a touchdown. After he grabbed me, I tried to speed up, but I knew it was going to be a flag and I kind of acted out a little bit.
Prescott tied Don Meredith's club quarterback record from 50 years ago with his fifth rushing TD and the NFL-leading Cowboys (10-1) won despite 449 yards passing and three touchdowns from Cousins, the first Redskins quarterback with two 400-yard games in a season.
Zidane gave credit to Simeone for revamping Atletico since his arrival midway through the 2011-12 season. "The important thing is to get him back quickly", he said. Breaking Atletico Madrid's recent stranglehold on a fixture that used to be a foregone conclusion for Real Madrid is the challenge facing coach Zinedine Zidane ahead of Saturday's Madrid derby, the last at the Vicente Calderon stadium .
Cleveland has now lost 15 straight games dating back to December of past year. once again the Browns hang in there against a much better opponent, however mistakes and a young roster is too much to overcome. He knows his team can play better. Over the last two weeks, Pierre-Paul recorded 5.5 sacks for minus-33 yards, four tackles for a loss, six quarterback hits, one pass defensed, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.
This game was a microcosm of the Cardinals' season, as they showed flashes of their enormous potential but were undone by silly mistakes. Philadelphia's Ryan Mathews was the first RB to rush for more than 100 yards against the Falcons this season.
Arsenal finished second and without a trophy last season. Some of the other players nearly looked like spectators by comparison. With contract negotiations ahead for the club's standout player, Wenger was asked whether Sanchez was "adding a zero" to his future salary with every performance.
Bale will undergo surgery next Tuesday in London after he suffered an ankle tendon injury in the 2-1 victory at Sporting this week, with the initial prognosis of the Wales worldwide missing a few weeks proving to be wide of the mark. Portugal legend Luis Figo believes Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has yet to hit his peak and has hailed his compatriot's hunger for success.
It's a distinct possibility for the top-ranked Crimson Tide going into Saturday's game against No. 15 Florida, but one they don't want to test. Defensive back Duke Dawson suffered an ankle injury against Florida State and is questionable for the Alabama game and linebacker Daniel McMillan is day-to-day with a shoulder injury.
ABOUT THE BENGALS (3-6-1): Cincinnati already had a void in their receiving corps following the offseason departures of Marvin Jones and Mohamed Sanu, but there is no way to replace Green, who had racked up 66 receptions for for 964 yards and fourth touchdowns through the first nine games.
Michael Cheika has arrived in London swinging, taking particular aim at rival coach Eddie Jones ahead of the Test at Twickenham on Sunday (12.30am AEST). "It's where he coached, where the opportunities were given to him to grow up as a coach, and player. So, you're basically going to have at the weekend two attacking teams really go at it, which will give you big ball in play, give you unstructured games, which allows myself and George [Ford] and Owen [Farrell] to really try and put them ...
The Texans lead the division at 6-5, while the Titans jumped the Colts into second place with a 6-6 record. Rivers hit Dontrelle Inman for a 52-yard touchdown pass to tie the game. Houston ranks 31st by averaging 195.9 yards passing a game and Osweilers 13 interceptions are tied for most in the NFL. He's had moments when he's looked good , but his inconsistent play has made it hard to understand why the Texans invested so much in him.
With Toronto seeking an all-important road goal in the second half , Montreal pounced on a counter-attack. "I think we made history ", he continued. "Speaking about next week's game is more important than if it is finished or not", he told reporters of his career. Drogba has spent the past 18 months with Canadian side Montreal after bringing an end to his second spell at Chelsea.
Same goes for catching them after injuries have ravaged their secondary, running back and offensive line corps. The Packers may have lost four games in a row, now with a 4-6 record , but the team is still keeping positive. The week before that, the Indianapolis Colts came in and scored 31 at historic Lambeau Field. But most likely, the Eagles will need to win out at home and win one of the two remaining road AFC games.
There's a catch, though: Westbrook did it in 395 fewer games than James. When all was said and done, Russell Westbrook turned the ball over seven times against the New York Knicks. But the Thunder rallied in the second quarter to take a 58-55 lead into halftime and never trailed in the second half. At one point, Westbrook shook Kentavious Caldwell-Pope on his way to a layup, and laughed as he ran back up court.
Now, the best the Rams can achieve is 9-7, and that would require a five-game, season-ending sweep, with consecutive games against division leaders New England (9-2), Atlanta (7-4) and Seattle (7-3-1). I know what I see. "I'd love to have him here". (Former Titans RB) Eddie George has been in my meetings more than Eric Dickerson has. I'd love to have him come into meetings.
India thus maintained their record of not losing a Test match at this venue for the last 22 years. In Visakhapatnam, in last week's second Test defeat after having been set 405 in 150 overs, there was again a safety-first approach as Alastair Cook and Haseeb Hameed adopted a stonewalling policy that was admirable while it lasted, but that was always fraught with danger once one wicket led to two.
They're rarely flashy, hardly appealing and downright tough to watch at times. The New York Giants play bland, boring football - just how they like it. Gabriel, cut by the winless Browns before the season, scored on plays of 35 and 25 yards that showed off his speed. "I honestly do not know how to", he said.
After last Saturday's 1-1 home draw with Arsenal, Rooney told reporters he was "not finished yet" at United . When he started against Manchester City , it was obvious Mkhitaryan wasn't fully match fit but tonight was a different kettle of fish altogether.
Real Sociedad should have gone ahead for the second time in the match, as Juanmi had a perfectly legal goal wrongly ruled out for offside and Vela saw a shot hit the post. Juve's third defeat of a season left the Turin giant just four points ahead of Roma, 3-2 victor over Pescara thanks to an Edin Dzeko brace, and on-form AC, which beat Empoli 4-1 away Saturday.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The president of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is remembering actress Florence Henderson as a "lovely lady" who sang almost two dozen times during Indianapolis 500 pre-race festivities. She also had a cameo on " The Brady Bunch Movie ", a send-up of the original sitcom which continues to play in syndicated reruns. Were you sad to hear of Florence Henderson's death? "Everybody loved her", McCormick said of Henderson.
Administrators, agents and other industry sources weighed in on Coach O to LSU and other items around the coaching world in the penultimate week of the season. He later served as the interim coach for USC in 2013. "Sometimes your best recruiters are the players on your team". No one expected LSU to be as formidable to finish off the year.
There's a lot of great players here and a lot of birdies out there. "We need to keep doing what we've been doing". "Chinese players can win the tournament". When I looked at the leaderboard, I said "here we go again". "It was not just for me, it was for Soren and me". "Our mental strength is keeping calm and playing our own game".
But for Bowles, who admitted via conference call on Monday that it was a "no brainer" to name Fitzpatrick the starter against the Indianapolis Colts, next Monday night, it just seems like Gang Green is spinning its wheels in quicksand. Trailing 17-16 with two minutes to play, Brady hit Malcolm Mitchell on a quick out to the outside for a touchdown to put the Patriots up 22-17 with 1:56 to play.
The Wolverines would move on the Big Ten championship game by beating the Buckeyes. That would leave the door open for Alabama, Ohio State , Clemson and Washington to remain ahead of a Badgers team that finishes 11-2 with a Big Ten title, and UW may need Washington or Clemson to lose another game in order to finish in the top four when the final rankings are released December 4.
Speaking of monster stats, on their not so old game, against the Denver Nuggets, Russell Westbrook annihilated the game as brutal as possible marking a triple double with lavish colors of 36 points, 18 assists, and 12 rebounds. We play one on one in practice a lot and A-Mo can score with the best of them on the block. San Antonio, which shot 50 percent (20 of 40) in the first half, led 53-38 after Aldridge's jumper with 1:31 left, but the Wizards cut the deficit to 10 by halftime.
An unrelenting Ashwin, the world's top-ranked Test bowler, then trapped Ben Stokes lbw for five as the visitors slipped further. Jayant Yadav (1/12 in 6 overs) then came in to remove first innings half-centurion Jonny Bairstow (15) before the close of play.