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Bayern Munich vs Tottenham LIVE: Latest score, goals and updates from Champions League tonight   18%

Will Jose Mourinho continue his positive to start to life at Tottenham? Follow live coverage from the Champions League meeting at the Allianz Arena

Betting bowl games is like betting a brand-new season  

Betting little-known bowl games can sometimes bring more value than the marquee matchups.

Gabriel Jesus hits hat-trick in stroll for Manchester City against Dinamo Zagreb   100%

Gabriel Jesus was Manchester City’s star performer with a hat-trick that made it 500 goals in an impressive 199 games of Pep Guardiola’s management.

Yet with Phil Foden pulling the strings – and Dinamo Zagreb around – from midfield the No 9 had admirable support on a night when Benjamin Mendy also gave a reminder of why he was signed.

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Pep Guardiola: Manchester City struggling to match high quality of rivals   -40%

City now 14 points behind leaders Liverpool after defeat by rivals United

Dinamo Zagreb 1-4 Manchester City: Champions League as it happened   -3%

Manchester City fell behind to an early Dani Olmo strike but a Gabriel Jesus hat-trick and late Phil Foden strike secured a comfortable win

Related: Gabriel Jesus hits hat-trick in stroll for Manchester City against Dinamo Zagreb

Atalanta won 3-0 away to Shakhtar Donetsk to take second place in Group C – despite losing their first three group games by an aggregate score of 11-2.

Right thanks for joining me, it’s been emotional. Look out for the Champions League draw on Monday 22 December to see who City will play in the next round. Bye!

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Michigan high school basketball: Boys and girls top performers, Dec. 10   16%

Rounding up the top performers from Tuesday's slate of boys and girls high school basketball games.


South Africa: Spartans Into Play-Offs As Heat Versus Stars Abandoned   -6%

[News24Wire] Cape Town -The Durban Heat and Jozi Stars saw their Mzansi Super League (MSL) campaigns draw to a disappointing end after their final match of the regular season was abandoned without a ball being bowled at Kingsmead Stadium on Tuesday.

Everton vs Chelsea: Five things we learned as hosts secure impressive win in Duncan Fergusons first game   -5%

Everton 3-1 Chelsea: Early goals in each half helped propel Everton to victory in their first game under their interim manager

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain hails Liverpool belief: Were going into games expecting to win  

The league leaders have dropped just two points this season

Why Jurgen Klopp expects nothing but the best from Virgil Van Dijk  

The Dutch defender scored both goals as Liverpool extended their lead at the top of the Premier League

Dodgers co-owner strikes out in bid for English Premier League club Chelsea  

Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly's offer to buy Chelsea was rejected. The English Premier League team is reportedly seeking a buyer at $3 billion.

Harris, Thybulle's big games lead 76ers past struggling Raptors   20%

Tobias Harris scored 26 points and rookie Matisse Thybulle had a career-high 20 points, including a pair of free throws with 23 seconds left, to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to their 12th straight home victory.

Jordon Ibe to face trial over coffee shop crash   -10%

Premier League football player Jordon Ibe will face trial for allegedly driving away after crashing his Bentley into a coffee shop this summer.

Atletico Madrids simple diet in need of a shake-up   -22%

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone recently compared his side’s no-frills style to pizza, but as his side prepare for a do-or-die Champions League match with Lokomotiv Moscow amid a dire run of results, the toppings taste bland and the crust feels stale.

Israeli netball: Givat Washington battles Raanana to rare draw  

In soccer, Ra’anana avoids draw to stay on top of International Football League table

Chiefs jolt Patriots in game full of call errors; 49ers down Saints   -6%

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots slid to a second straight defeat Sunday, falling 23-16 to the Kansas City Chiefs in a game marred by a series of officiating blunders.

Lauren Holtkamp-Sterling becomes 1st mother to officiate NBA game   -7%

Referee Lauren Holtkamp-Sterling made NBA history Friday night when she became the first mother to officiate a league game.

Arsenal planning Unai Emery sacking for weeks admits director Josh Kroenke  

Emery was relieved of his duties on Friday morning following a run of seven games without a win

Granderson: What Anthony Davis did was fun. A bunch of three-pointers? Bor-ring!   -70%

Anthony Davis got to 50 points against the Timberwolves the old fashioned way, with post-ups, drives and jump shots without making a three-pointer, which has become a boring staple of today's game.

Jurgen Klopp says plenty of hard work lies ahead for Liverpool   3%

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists there is still plenty of hard work despite a comfortable lead in the Premier League and qualification for the last 16 of the Champions League being secured.

European soccer body to Israel: Don't air games in West Bank settlements   -10%

Israel Public Broadcasting Corporation won the bidding process to broadcast World Cup preliminary games. But under pressure from a Qatari broadcasting company, UEFA is barring the airing of the games beyond the Green Line

New jeer greetings: how useful is it to boo your own team?   3%

From Arsenal fans turning on Xhaka to both sets of supporters booing on Monday night, jeering is a soundtrack to the season

Booing season seems to come round quicker each year. The hazy days of summer (the haze being that which descends on the brains of supporters and convinces them of future success) have given way to the long nights of winter and a soundtrack of howling and hollering.

Most Premier League teams have walked off the pitch to jeers at some point, but the match between West Ham and Arsenal on Monday was a special example of the form. At half-time, with West Ham 1-0 up and Arsenal winless in the league since the beginning of October, travelling Gunners fans gave their team what for. At full-time, with Arsenal having effected a three-goal turnaround and West Ham a point off the relegation zone, it was the home supporters hollering and howling.

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Jesus nets hat trick as Man City eliminates Dinamo in CL  

Gabriel Jesus scored a 20-minute hat trick as Manchester City rallied for a 4-1 win at Dinamo Zagreb to scupper the Croatian team’s chances of advancing to the Champions League’s knockout stage

Manchester United like winning the hard way but can Ole Gunnar Solskjaer take next step?  

Club have lost just two out of 14 games against the 'top seven' under the Norwegian

Ljungberg diplomatic over Arsenal future despite talk of Ancelotti   -10%

• ‘My job is to go from day to day, game to game’
• Tierney, Xhaka, Pépé and Bellerin out against Standard Liège

Freddie Ljungberg claims his future prospects as the Arsenal head coach have not come up in conversation with the club’s hierarchy, even though there is little sign of a quick appointment to replace Unai Emery.

Arsenal remain unflustered about the idea of Ljungberg continuing in his interim role indefinitely, a state of affairs that was helped by their 3-1 win at West Ham in his third game in charge on Monday night.

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Opposition teams are using Arsenals disgruntled fan base against them, says Brighton defender Lewis Dunk  

Brighton extended Arsenal's winless run to nine games with a 2-1 victory

Shirt collars, silk and steamy pants: a beginners guide to perfect ironing   12%

José Mourinho has said he doesn’t know how to iron – and when it comes to pressing things properly, he isn’t alone. Here’s how the experts do it

José Mourinho famously brought style to the Premier League. “Every man should have a white shirt in his wardrobe,” he once proclaimed. “Sooner or later you will need it.”

It always seemed as if his perfectionism made him the sort of man who, despite his wealth, would take charge of his own wardrobe. There he would be, relaxing in front of Match of the Day, while methodically folding his charcoal cashmere jumpers and starching his blue shirts.

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Galatasaray to play tough must-win game in Paris   -20%

Galatasaray will pursue its slim chances of continuing its European campaign in the Europa League when it plays an away game in the Champions League Group A against Paris Saint Germain on Dec. 11.

Israel's sole Olympic gold winner to auction off medal because he 'needs the money'  

Gal Fridman, the now-retired windsurfer champ from the 2004 Athens Games, once said 'no amount of money could replace' his gold medal

Travel baseball: a world where eight-year-olds are treated like pros   -21%

Swearing in the stands, long days of travel and night games. Sometimes junior baseball looks more like the big leagues

A baseball player strikes out. Disappointed, he turns to the stands where he makes eye contact with a man who yells, “WHAT A WASTE OF A SPACE.” The player slowly walks back to the dugout, his head hung low, a routine he seems familiar with. He is isn’t a major league superstar like Anthony Rendon, George Springer or Mike Trout, accustomed to the wrath of impatient fans. He is an eight-year-old boy and the disgusted fan is his father who, based on his body language, might as well have yelled, “What a waste of a life.”

This happened a month ago in a midst of an under-nine tournament as we waited for my son’s game, which happened to be against the kid with the angry father. I wanted to hug that kid or at least compliment him in front of his dad. That wasn’t necessary. His team demolished ours and the boy walked away with his father, who looked a little less incensed than he had a couple of hours prior.

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Column: St. John Bosco's Drake Metcalf will carry the flag one last time   -20%

St. John Bosco offensive lineman Drake Metcalf, who has committed to Stanford, leads the Braves into the CIF Open Division bowl championship game.

Jrgen Klopp salutes sensational Salah finish after Liverpool battle through  

• Egyptian’s strike his 20th Champions League goal for Liverpool
• Dejan Lovren injury not believed to be serious

Jürgen Klopp said Mohamed Salah’s self-belief was instrumental in Liverpool reaching the knockout stage of the Champions League as he became only the second player in the club’s history to score 20 goals in the competition.

Salah missed a host of excellent chances against Salzburg before scoring an outstanding goal, Liverpool’s second of the night, to follow Steven Gerrard in reaching the 20-goal mark in the Champions League or European Cup. Klopp said the Egypt international’s refusal to lose focus after the misses was a major factor in Liverpool’s highly impressive victory.

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Napoli sack Carlo Ancelotti despite victory  

Napoli have sacked boss Carlo Ancelotti despite Tuesday night’s 4-0 victory over Genk that propelled the club into the Champions League knockout phase.

Pep Guardiola hails Rodri and believes Man City have signed an incredible player   25%

Midfielder scored a stunning goal in the 4-1 victory over Burnley and Guardiola believes the Spaniard will be crucial to reigniting City's Premier League title challenge

Manchester Derby: United's Solskjaer delivers perfect reply to doubters with 2-1...   27%

After beating Champions League runners-up Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford, Solskjaer’s young side enjoyed a memorable 2-1 triumph over back-to-back champions and domestic treble winners Manchester City on their own patch on Saturday.

Leicester break club record with 4-1 win at Villa  

The result left the Foxes second in the standings on 38 points from 16 games, eight adrift of runaway leaders Liverpool and six ahead of third-placed champions Manchester City, while Villa slipped to 17th on 15 points.

Tottenham vs Bournemouth: Jose Mourinho delights in Dele Allis double as Spurs resurgence continues   -40%

The midfielder's sparkling return to form continued in a tight-fought game at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

NBA roundup: Robinson's career night carries Heat in OT   -13%

Duncan Robinson bombed in his ninth 3-pointer of the game 17 seconds into overtime, then added a 10th later in the extra session as the host Miami Heat outlasted the Atlanta Hawks 135-121 on Tuesday night.