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Sam Allardyce hints at familiar, cynical approach against Liverpool in Merseyside derby

Sam Allardyce hints at familiar, cynical approach against Liverpool in Merseyside derby

Sam Allardyce has admitted that he is relishing pitting his wits against Everton's arch rivals Liverpool in the 229th Merseyside derby at Anfield. "We must make it as hard as possible for Everton to win any yard on the pitch". I'm enjoying playing with them, they make it easier for me so I'm happy. But Allardyce has stressed his side will be wary of any threat Liverpool have up front, looking to punish them with any chances Everton create at the other end.


Reggie Jackson forces shot late, Pistons lose to Warriors

Reggie Jackson forces shot late, Pistons lose to Warriors

The Pistons hung around and when Bradley drilled a 3-pointer after a Warriors turnover, they were within two at 100-98 with 22.7 seconds left. The Pistons didn't shoot well, but stayed close while the Warriors got hot from the field and finished their road trip at 6-0, with a 102-98 victory Friday night at Little Caesars Arena.


Arsene Wenger rejects Jose Mourinho's jibe at Alexandre Lacazette recovery

Arsene Wenger rejects Jose Mourinho's jibe at Alexandre Lacazette recovery

The Arsenal boss insisted he is always honest and maintained that he thought the France worldwide striker would not be fit to start. No stories of Lacazette or David Silva. Shkodran Mustafi will miss the game with a thigh injury sustained in the United game, but Theo Walcott and Jack Wilshere are expected to feature in a much-changed side.


Derrick Rose May Require Surgery to Remove Bone Spur in Ankle

Derrick Rose May Require Surgery to Remove Bone Spur in Ankle

The former league MVP was in good spirits at Cleveland's shootaround before the Cavs played the Pacers. If I wanted to leave, I would have left. Rose hasn't played since November 7 when he suffered his ankle injury in a game against the Milwaukee Bucks .


Saints coach Sean Payton complains about officials in loss to Falcons

Saints coach Sean Payton complains about officials in loss to Falcons

The Saints coach charged out on the field and angrily gestured and yelled at an official who had not seen him signaling for a timeout. Was it an accident or did he attempt to trip the zebra? Although the penalties were costly for the Saints on Thursday, Payton said this isn't the first time this year calls have been a problem.