Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says Karim Benzema is available to face Atletico Madrid in the derby on Saturday. "He is better, and if he is on the squad then he can play", Zidane said. Atletico haven't lost a league derby in the past three seasons, including Zidane's only La Liga defeat as Real boss in a 1-0 win at the Santiago Bernabeu back in February.
Houston led from start to finish in winning 128-110 in Denver, Boston needed a 10-0 surge in the fourth quarter to pull away from Sacramento and record a 97-92 win, while a sloppy NY gave up the lead against Minnesota in the fourth quarter before snatching it back and edging the Timberwolves 118-114.
GameDay will make their way to land of ranch and milk for the B1G game. This is because Navy plays Army still, while Western Michigan is done. They've rowed the boat all the way to a flawless regular season, but their fight is far from over.
Kohli, who is top-ranked in Twenty20 internationals and second in One-Day Internationals, looks determined to top the table in Tests, the only format in which he has never been top-ranked. After conceding a 134-run first-innings lead, England had their backs firmly against the wall and Monday's top-order collapse left them with an impossible task to save the game.
He'll have his first tough matchup in awhile against Denver when the Titans come out of their bye. "We had one guy that was playing his second game this season". Our guys, they were getting open". So are the Bears a team that can play spectacularly for 15 minutes (14 first downs, 217 yards, 14 points in Sunday's fourth quarter), or a team that can lose leads in fourth quarters (Houston, Indianapolis, Jacksonville), which is what bad teams do? Goldman clogged up the middle for most of the ...
The Indianapolis Colts really need to win their upcoming matchup with the New York Jets on Monday night. COLTS fell back below.500 in 28-7 Turkey Day nightcap, operating without QB Andrew Luck (concussion; check status). Frank Gore is 33 years old. Luck is presently listed as "probable" on the Colts depth chart. That's something the leader at that position already has taken steps to remedy in preparation for Monday night's rematch.
I know its a shock but it is true. I Am Bolt, the movie that released on 28 November, takes a look at the nine-time Olympic gold medallist's career, through ups and downs, gruelling training sessions, pain and triumphs. Bolt clocked 19.78 seconds to win gold in Rio, way off his times from 2008 (19.30) and 2012 (19.32). Now 30 and with his speediest days behind him, Bolt is trimming his workrate to enjoy one last season, running a series of 100 metres races only.
Ronald Gasser , 54, was identified as the shooter. The bumper sticker was apparently a hoax, since the Sheriff says Gasser answered and started arguing with the other driver. "If you review the revised statute, there is nothing that could've happened at 3 p.m.in broad daylight on a Louisiana highway in front of many people passing back and forth, that would make this man feel in danger of his life from a man who was unarmed".
After the game, the Patriots medical staff determined that Gronk would need surgery to fix a ruptured disk in his back. He also had three touchdowns to his name on the year before his injury. He returned two weeks later against the Jets only to go down with the back injury early in that game. On Thursday, the team and Gronkowski's family issued a joint statement saying the hit in the Seattle game resulted in a pulmonary contusion to his lung, but doctors cleared him to return.
He said: "I regret that we lost the game". "If you look at the players who played well tonight, some of those who did not play tonight were on the edge". "Just the confidence he has given me, especially after not the greatest debut at Dortmund - my first games weren't the best!" "It's a very good performance but it's finished and now we must recover and prepare things for an important game in the Premier League".
Regarding Rooney breaking one club record and being on the verge of setting another, Jones added: "I'm buzzing for him". On his European record, Rooney said: "It's a great feeling to score goals and to score goals for this club". "His performance was like the team performance". The goal eased the tension around Old Trafford and United started to play superbly, especially after the break when Henrikh Mkhitaryan came into his own on just his second start for the club.
Slovenia's Stuhec, who notched the first World Cup win of her career in the first downhill of the season on Friday, topped the podium again in 1min 24.95sec. I had to calm myself down after yesterday and prepare myself for the race today which, apparently, I did pretty well". "Every run I could watch how I was supposed to ski and I learned a lot and gained a lot of self confidence".
Both teams are 10-2 on the season. Virginia Tech has surprised a lot of people, and beat out North Carolina for their chance to beat the Tigers. "I'm not going to sit here and make a case for us". "It was tough for the community to see us kind of fall off a bit". Tremendous team, tremendous coaching staff. "We couldn't look too far ahead, but we had come to do the little things right".
First there was Harry Winks, then Harry Kane, as Tottenham Hotspur sprang a 3-2 comeback win over West Ham United that would have done justice to Harry Houdini. I realised yesterday I was in the team so I had to get myself ready", said Winks, who made the most of the faith shown in him by Pochettino. The goal rattled the hosts, who struggled to get their game together in the rest of the first half and never really looked like getting back on level terms.
Hideki Matsuyama, seeking his fourth title in the past two months, fired a seven-under par 65 Saturday to seize a seven-stroke lead after the third round of the Hero World Challenge. "I struggled a little bit with the driver on the back nine but made some nice up and downs". It's great to have him back. No one knows winning like Matsuyama over the last few months.
When you're winning only 1-0 you have to pay attention to the end because Middlesbrough can reach the draw - and against [Manchester] City this happened. The Premier League match between Middlesbrough and Chelsea will be broadcast live on NBCSN. The only goal of the game was scored by Diego Costa (his 10th league goal of the season) from a corner with four minutes remaining in the first half.
Ravichandran Ashwin, who claimed three wickets in England's second innings, also hit 72 with three other Indian batsmen making half-centuries. He had scored 31 and 82 in the first Test at Rajkot, and was unlucky to be run out in the first innings at Visakhapatnam after a poor call from Joe Root.
Andy Murray fought with gritted teeth and tired limbs to hold onto his number one dreams and reach his first final at the ATP World Tour Finals. Murray capitalised on an error-riddled display from Djokovic in the final, winning in one hour, 43 minutes.
I just made some really silly mistakes, mistakes I don't normally make, but I haven't played in a while. Two holes later, he overcooked his final tee shot of the day and the ball splashed into the edge of the water on the left. He tried to hug the left side of the fairway but tugged it into a bush. Tried to hit one really hard and made a mistake there, put it in another bush on my layup.
Liverpool's Jordan Henderson replaced the Manchester United captain for the two games he missed and Southgate is keen to "develop more leaders in that group". "We've got a group of players I think are going to develop a lot and it's important to look not just at short-term results". Chelsea coach Steve Holland is wanted as a permanent member of FA staff, but may continue in a job-split with the Blues until the end of the season.
Rosberg has kept them under control well this year, refusing to talk about the title before it was won and being coy about his true state of mind. That's always remained, that respect, so that for sure helps even though it's hard because we're within the same team fighting each other.
While that hasn't exactly been a strength for the Tigers - Auburn's season-high for passing yards is just 278, Al.com noted - the best chance to knock off the Crimson Tide will likely be through the air. Wisconsin turned in a stalwart defensive effort in the second half after getting outplayed in the first and falling behind by 10 points at halftime.
Every other team in the group has had at least one win. On the domestic front, however, Celtic remain clear at the top of the Ladbrokes Premiership and are looking forward to the Betfred Cup final against Aberdeen on Sunday. "We are 12 games in the league and five in Europe", he said . "We have to be ready for everything from Celtic - high pressure or low pressure - but it's going to be a different story altogether from the last time ".
But I think the mentality of the team is to always look forward and to play in the opposition's half. Conte's side have not lost in the Premier League since he switched to a 3-4-3 system, although the Italian said it was premature to discuss them as potential champions.
There's more at stake than just that, of course. The Broncos remained one of two undefeated FBS teams along with No. 1 Alabama and solidified their case for a New Year's Six bowl berth. The players have had to avoid getting too far ahead of themselves. "We've been pretty good against the run throughout the course of the season, we are first in the MAC against the run, but we have not faced a running football team like these guys so it's going to be a great challenge".
The Pistons will share the new arena with the NHL's Red Wings in what is being termed The District Detroit , a $1.2 billion sports and entertainment development. He and Pistons owner Tom Gores , also on the stage, voice confidence the proposal will go through. Gores appeared at the Tuesday announcement in Detroit where he said the move was "the right call and it was time".
Here are the keys to victory for each team. After back-to-back losses at Oakland and home against San Diego, the Texans are 6-5. PREDICTION: Rodgers is hot and should outduel Osweiler at Lambeau as the Packers try to get back in the NFC playoff race.
Ronnie Hillman, who led Denver in rushing last season with a career-high 863 yards but was released in September, was claimed off waivers from Minnesota after gaining 50 yards on 18 carries in five games with the Vikings. Ugly - Referee Jeff Triplette announced the end of the third-quarter over his microphone. "We've got to play better on offense, but I know our defense understands the challenge of going into Green Bay".
Even if the Raiders manage to keep McCoy under control, quarterback Tyrod Taylor is also unsafe with 423 yards rushing and a 6.3 average. But they can't afford to relax as they lead the Chiefs by just one game in the AFC West and one of their losses was to Kansas City at home six weeks ago.
Patriots lead the series, 7-5. PATRIOTS Brady overcame ailing knee to tie Peyton Manning for most wins by a QB (200) with 30-50-286-2 TDs-0 INTs while directing 377-yard attack. The Rams fell to 4-7 on the season and after failing to cover as an 8-point underdog last week, they're now 4-6-1 against the spread. "We had a great working relationship and I think that paid off for both of us".
At an open meeting for a four-party working group that includes the IOC on Tuesday, Tokyo 2020 organizers vowed to keep costs below $20 billion but the Olympic authority felt even that amount was too high. Koike proposed a review of the three venues, including the option of using existing venues rather than building new ones, based on recommendations by her panel for reviewing costs for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.
Asked by Sky Sports 1 where he chose to watch the tie, Mourinho answered: "It's a secret". "I was in contact with the bench". "So we are really happy because we know the reason why we bought him and we were waiting for his adaptation and it looks like it's coming".
The Manchester City forward was shown a straight red for a risky tackle on David Luiz during the closing stages of the 3-1 loss to Chelsea . "It was a good experience", Conte said of facing Guardiola. Despite that, the first half ended with City up 1-0 due to a Gary Cahill own goal . It is a problem we have had all season. Arsenal fans will have been hoping for a draw from the big Premier League match of the weekend earlier today, when Antonio Conte took his in form Chelsea ...
In an interview with Westwood One Sports on Thursday night , Brady talked about the challenge facing his team now that Gronkowski's back surgery will likely keep him out of commission for the remainder of the 2016 season. In his seventh season with New England, Gronkowski set a franchise record with his 69th touchdown against Buffalo on October 30. "We've still got a lot of good players", Brady said.
Leaked documents seen by the papers suggest top agent Jorge Mendes, who represents Ronaldo and Mourinho, diverted their funds into tax havens in Ireland, Switzerland and the British Virgin Islands. Manchester United said the allegations predated Mourinho's arrival this summer and that it would have no comment. Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo could become embroiled in legal problems after information emerged that he may have avoided paying millions of dollars in taxes by funnelling ...