Barcelona, on the other hand, were looking to close the gap on Los Blancos and end their 32-match undefeated streak in the process. "Scoring a goal like that in the Nou Camp nearly feels like a victory", said midfielder Luka Modric, who had delivered the free kick from which Ramos scored.
Andrew Luck missed the Colts' Thanksgiving loss to the Steelers because of a concussion that he suffered in a win over the Titans on November 20. But he still had to complete a full practice before being cleared. LIGHTS OUT: The Colts were once a good bet in prime-time games. T.Y. Hilton hurt his back against the Steelers and it's unknown if he will be available on Monday night.
McKnight is the second former National Football League player this year to die in the New Orleans area in an apparent road rage incident. Witnesses also say McKnight was attempting to apologise to Gasser before the shooting. Trial is set to start Monday for Cardell Hayes, who's accused of shooting and killing former New Orleans Saint Will Smith and shooting and injuring his wife in the Garden District in April after a traffic crash and subsequent altercation.
Minnesota's defense made a few mistakes that cost them on that drive, but giving up just a couple big plays in a game is going to happen and shouldn't be what makes or breaks a win. Spielman said Zimmer planned to monitor the game from home while "resting". After the game, Bradford relayed the explanation head official Tony Corrente gave him for the non-call.
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The play (s): Kessler left the game in the first quarter with injured ribs; Charlie Whitehurst left in the fourth with an injured knee. The only regret I have for him is that he couldn't get recognized at home. And on some plays the Steelers had the advantage of a powerful linebacker being blocked by a back. "Obviously, you want to get the ball into the end zone, but you have to credit Cleveland for keeping us out of the end zone", said running back Le'Veon Bell, who had 201 yards from ...
The Giants' winning streak, which has followed a three-game slide, has kept them within striking distance of Dallas, which has won nine in a row since falling to NY in its season opener and owns a two-game lead over the division rival in the NFC East.
Get the latest budget news. "I know I'm probably going to get fined, but at some point, somebody has to stand up and say something". Vikings coach Mike Zimmer missed the game following emergency surgery to fix a detached retina. In a lot of ways, the Vikings outplayed the Cowboys for the majority of the night and led the game 9-7 in the final frame, basically giving up just one deep ball to Dez Bryant, which set up a 1-yard Ezekiel Elliott plunge.
England are aiming for an unbeaten year and to equal the record of 14 consecutive Red Rose victories. Asked if England were the best side Australia had faced on their tour, Cheika added: "It's hard to know. "Fourteen games it will be if they win this game, so I think they've done very, very well". Jones, like everyone else in the stadium, was decidedly unimpressed by an opening 20 minutes in which his team barely touched the ball and, but for the television match official, could have ...
Mercedes chief Toto Wolff said, "This is a fearless decision and testament to his strength of character, He has chosen to leave at the pinnacle of his career, as world champion, having achieved his childhood dream". "It doesn't matter who.I'll race them, I'm here to race", he said. Do you think we will see Nico Rosberg in Formula One again? In a nice parallel with Rosberg and Hamilton, Prost stood on his final podium in Australia as retired World Champion where he was pulled onto the ...
The latest news of death toll including some "Team Chapecoense" on the said tragic event is 71 persons leaving 6 survivors. Poor weather conditions initially made the crash site accessible only by road, Medellin airport authorities said on Twitter.
Instead, the Bills came out of the bye week with two wins, just like they hoped. He also hauled in 31 yards receiving. Buffalo Bills inside linebacker Preston Brown (52) tackles Jacksonville Jaguars' Denard Robinson ... McCoy played just a week after having minor surgery to fix a dislocated left thumb, while Watkins missed eight games on injured reserve with a foot injury before playing Sunday.
The 24-year-old plundered 1548 runs this past season at an average of 64.5 for Durham, while scoring seven centuries, with one of them a double hundred. "So this is an opportunity to get away for three or four days, refresh and - we hope - come back raring to go". I think having some personalities in the game is fantastic to watch.
The game looked over with Mack's touchdown. It was Mack's first career interception and first career touchdown. Television cameras caught Carr's right pinky finger bent at an angle that suggested a dislocation or fracture. Then, Carr once again put on his MVP cape. Cam Newton: The Panthers quarterback, on the other hand, had his worst half in recent memory. He ended the game by extending his sack streak to a career-best six games.
But with the tick of approval from Nine, Mr Allen expected day-night Test cricket to continue. Renshaw's place will be a matter for some conjecture whenever Shaun Marsh returns to full fitness, but there was much to like about the way he played his game, tested the patience of the bowlers and put the highest premium on his wicket.
Atletico, fourth on 25 points, failed to take advantage of the " Clasico " stalemate as they were held to a goalless draw at home to Espanyol . However, the first substitution had a counter effect on Real Madrid, who were far better than Barca until the turn of the hour when Zidane chose to bring on Casemiro for Isco.
Julius Randle had three points in 21 minutes while playing with a hip bruise that almost kept him out of the lineup. Young missed his first game all season after spraining his toe earlier in the week during a game against Oklahoma City in which he hit the game-winning 3-pointer.
Pochettino denied reports the club is considering requesting to play Europa League games at White Hart Lane should they qualify. "The players need to focus on playing". "In football, you always need to look forward". We completely outplayed them, tore them apart on the day and thoroughly deserved our victory. "I am very happy with qualification and with first place in the group", Jardim said.
There is a will among the Patriots that is tough to match and even tougher to snuff. On the winning touchdown drive, Brady was 6-for-9 for 83 yards. A lot of guys compete hard. "He's definitely made me better", said Hogan. Here are the grades for the offense, defense, and special teams. "He's been making big plays for us".
Claude Puel revealed that Arsene Wenger had some encouraging words for him after the end of the game asking him to "to go on and win this cup, get to the final". The Gunners were thoroughly outplayed at the Emirates from start to finish and Wenger lamented his side's lack of urgency. "I regret that we lost the game", said Wenger.
And Hazard is certainly seeing the positives over having the chance to prepare for domestic matches, with second-placed Liverpool another team seemingly benefiting. On Chelsea's title rivals, he said: "Man City and Liverpool ". All three teams won over the weekend and the contest for the Premier League crown remains tight as Chelsea are a point clear of Reds and City.
With Diafra Sakho having been ruled out for six weeks and Simone Zaza struggling to adapt to the English game, Carroll could well start against the Gunners if he's chosen ahead of midweek goalscorer Ashey Fletcher. It's a worrying statistic for an Arsenal side who were so fluent and precise going forwards at the beginning of the season, but one they can put right at the start of this new month.
Moving forward, I'll support whatever decision is made on who our new head coach is and focus on helping this team get back to the top where we belong. When Helfrich was promoted into the job at the start of 2013, he had the daunting task of replacing Kelly, who orchestrated Oregon's hyperdrive spread-option offense and led the Ducks to their first national championship game appearance in 2010.
The Wolverines have lost two of their last three and have won just one game outside the state of MI this season. This season, with the victor of Penn State and Wisconsin likely missing out on the playoff, that team would likely represent the Big Ten in Pasadena.
He's one of the best in the world, one of the best ever surely, so it's incredibly intense to race him. Cape Town - Nico Rosberg insists there is "no point discussing" Lewis Hamilton's race tactics during the final Grand Prix of the season.
The Cowboys continue to roll through the National Football League, with a pair of first-year standouts driving the train that could lead them to their first Super Bowl appearance in 20 years. The Ravens, meanwhile, not only rarely saw the ball, but also could not do anything with it. The drive was 9 plays, 47 yards, and took 4:18 off the clock.
South Africa now lead the hosts by 70 runs with opener Stephen Cook and wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock holding fort in the middle. Australia chased down the total in the 41st over of the final innings. "The team supported him throughout and just the hundred that Du Plessis got in this test match shows the person that he is and the character he has".
They got a boost in the Premier League at home to local rivals West Ham United on Saturday, turning a 2-1 deficit into an unlikely 3-2 victory when Kane, only recently returned from injury, scored twice in the last few minutes. Injuries have played a huge role in Tottenham's struggles, but with Harry Kane coming back just before the global break, they'll be hoping that the young striker can work his way back into form and lead the way to get his team three points.
But in the second half we got the confidence to play and play attractive, attacking football. The Portuguese was inside the stadium but was only seen before and after the game when, after previously bemoaning his side's luck, he expressed his satisfaction with the outcome.
Now Wenger says Jenkinson won't feature in the first team until he regains his confidence. On Friday, ahead of their clash, Wenger said over the former Marseille man, "Payet is now even in France one of the star players, he has realised a bit late in his career and fulfilled his potential".
The former Chelsea manager was not in the dugout due to a touchline ban, but the Red Devils secured semifinal spot courtesy of a brace of goals from both Martial and Ibrahimovic . United now look ahead to Sunday's trip to Goodison Park to take on Everton in the Premier League. Martial had missed out on the Premier League draw against West Ham last weekend and Mourinho said rotating his squad gave him no pleasure.
It's a nice story and all the players are really happy for him - they're all smiling in the dressing room. "The only problem is I'm afraid about all you in the media", he explained. Leeds boss Garry Monk was more than satisfied with his SkyBet Championship side's performance after they contested well for the first hour of the game and created some fine chances, hitting the post through Kemar Roofe.
Despite his multiple titles and world records, Bolt said the race that would always have a particular place in his heart was the world junior championships in his home country when he won the 200m as a 15-year-old. Jamaica 2002, where it all began. Usain Bolt is also the recordman of the 100 meters, with his record of 9.58 seconds. "After I lost I remember going to my coach saying, 'I really tried my best but what can I do to win because I really need to win?'", Bolt explained.
Injured for much of the run-in in 2015-16, he was told he had no future at the club by new manager Jose Mourinho in the summer. You just pull a few strings, give a little touch and you can get a lot from what was already there. Mourinho, who had earlier tried to force Schweinsteiger to leave the club by excluding him from the senior squad and forcing him to train with the U-23 squad, admired the way the former German worldwide battled through the tough times.
It was hard to escape the feeling that here were two London clubs travelling in opposite directions. A move to another Premier League club where he is guaranteed first-team football could be the making of him and see a return to the form that made him a Liverpool favourite.