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Everton (FA Cup, H)

Everton (FA Cup, H)

Everton boss Sam Allardyce has admitted to his side's official website that the Toffees will need to silence the home crowd if they are to beat Liverpool in the FA Cup this evening . Sam Allardyce has made an instant impact on the Everton squad and should be credited for steadying the ship following a turbulent start to the new campaign.


EPL: Manchester United anxious Mourinho could quit

EPL: Manchester United anxious Mourinho could quit

Jose Mourinho says Manchester United's injury concerns are easing ahead of their FA Cup third-round clash with Derby County on Friday night. There is an option in Mourinho's current deal to extend by a further year to June 2020. "Because I don't behave as a clown on the touchline, it means that I lost my passion", Mourinho argued. "I prefer to behave as I am, more mature, better for myself and the team".


Royals trade relievers Soria, Alexander in three-team swap

Royals trade relievers Soria, Alexander in three-team swap

Kansas City landed infielder Erick Mejia and pitcher Trevor Oaks . The White Sox got relievers Luis Avilan and Joakim Soria . Hahn hopes Soria and Avilan can serve as leaders in the clubhouse. Alexander, a 28-year-old left-handed reliever, appealed to the Dodgers as they refurbish their bullpen while trying to keep their luxury-tax payroll below the $197-million threshold.


Father of Steelers star Shazier says injured LB is improving

Father of Steelers star Shazier says injured LB is improving

The extent of his injury has not been disclosed, though Vernon Shazier said Ryan has some feeling in his legs. Shazier underwent spinal stabilization surgery on December 7, three days after he was injured on "Monday Night Football" vs. I Shalieve". Shazier has subsequently visited the team's practice facility in a wheelchair, but the Steelers and his family have made few details public about the progress of his recovery.


Things get hairy in scrap between Nazem Kadri and Joe Thornton

Things get hairy in scrap between Nazem Kadri and Joe Thornton

He handed it to Tierney, who easily converted the gift into his ninth goal of the season to tie the score. "I had no idea how I ended up with beard". Toronto snapped a three-game losing streak and a 10-game slid (0-8-2) against the Sharks .


Tickets for national championship game start around $2000

Tickets for national championship game start around $2000

Mayfield's elusiveness can frustrate even the most gifted defenders, but coaches say he's going to have to be smarter with his footwork against a team like Georgia . Georgia took two overtimes to dispose of Oklahoma and its ballyhooed Heisman Trophy quarterback Baker Mayfield in the Rose Bowl . The Tigers were an above-average rushing offense this season, but their top tandem of freshman Travis Etienne and sophomore Tavien Feaster (with a heaping helping of Kelly Bryant keepers) is ...