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Allardyce sacked by Everton after seven months

Allardyce sacked by Everton after seven months

Despite lifting the club from 13th in the Premier League when he took over to eighth finish, Allardyce, a former England boss, could never win over a large section of the Everton fanbase. Everton scored only 44 goals in 38 outings in the league, the second lowest tally of all teams outside the bottom six, and with the future in mind, the club have decided to make a change.


England name squad for first Test against Pakistan

England name squad for first Test against Pakistan

Wicketkeeper Buttler, who has played 18 Tests for England, the most recent in December 2016, is expected to bat at seven. Buttler, who is now playing in the Indian Premier League with Rajasthan Royals, has not played a Test for England in 18 months.


Athletics' Piscotty homers in first at-bat since mother's funeral

Athletics' Piscotty homers in first at-bat since mother's funeral

Piscotty's close relationship with Gretchen has been chronicled throughout recent weeks. "The hand over my heart, that's something my mom would do when she wasn't able to speak", Piscotty said the next day. Andrew Benintendi homered for Boston and Mitch Moreland finished with a pair of doubles for the Red Sox . Mengden improved to 3-4 on the season, lowering his ERA to 3.75.


Simeone warns of Payet threat in Europa League final

Simeone warns of Payet threat in Europa League final

At odds of [4.0] to score inside 90 minutes, he's worth backing, especially when you consider he takes penalties. Atletico's build-up to this match has been overshadowed to some extent by constant speculation about his future, with the France striker being tipped to join Barcelona after the World Cup.


Marcus Smart calls out JR Smith for 'dirty' play

Marcus Smart calls out JR Smith for 'dirty' play

After the game, Smart said Smith's play was a "dirty shot" and added that it wasn't the first time Smith has done something like that. "That's not the first time J.R. "They're playing tougher than we are". He's right about everything except for the gooning it up. They now lead 2-0 and are looking as sharp as ever heading into Games 3 and 4 in Cleveland.


Virgin unclear as to how they will broadcast Champions League

Virgin unclear as to how they will broadcast Champions League

The commercial station has also won exclusive rights for all Europa League games, as well as the final round of Champions League qualifiers and European Super Cup. Up until now, RTE had the rights for Wednesday night Champions League matches and the final while Eir also showed Champions League games on Tuesday and Wednesday as well as Europa League matches on Thursdays.