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Daily Archives: September 12, 2017

Karius gets Champions League nod for Liverpool

Loris Karius will be handed goalkeeping responsibilities for Liverpool’s return to the Champions League but manager Jurgen Klopp insists that is not a slight on Simon Mignolet. The 24-year-old German surprisingly replaced his counterpart for the 4-0 win over Arsenal last month but Belgium international

Celtic played like under-12s, says Rodgers

Boss Brendan Rodgers claimed his Celtic side played like under-12s at times in their 5-0 thumping by Paris St Germain at Parkhead. The world’s most expensive frontline did the damage in the first half of their Champions League Group B opener as Brazilian star Neymar

Kevin Durant releases Nike KD 10 Finals shoes

Golden State Warriors All-Star Kevin Durant has been making statements with his apparel all summer, and his Nike KD 10 Finals shoes, released Tuesday, keep up the conversation. Last month, Durant released a new color for his KD 10s surrounded by red velvet cupcakes, a

Neymar leads five-star PSG demolition of Celtic

Paris St Germain flexed their attacking muscles with a 5-0 victory at Celtic in their opening Champions League Group B game as the world’s most expensive frontline produced a potent display of force.           Neymar, making his first European appearance for PSG

Maguire, Browne and Murphy all score in Championship

Irish duo Sean Maguire and Alan Browne were on the mark in the Championship as their Preston North End side knocked Cardiff off the top of the table with a 3-0 win. A first-half free-kick from Josh Harrop was added to by second-half goals from

Easy for Barca and Bayern

A mesmeric Lionel Messi scored twice and inspired Barcelona to a 3-0 win over Juventus as the Catalans got off to a flying start in Champions League Group D on Tuesday avenging last seasons quarter-final elimination by the Italian champions. Messi broke the deadlock on

Cody to stay on as Kilkenny boss for a 20th season

Following a county board meeting on Tuesday might, Brian Cody has been ratified as Kilkenny senior hurling manager for a 20th season. His backroom team of Derek Lyng, James McGarry and Michael Dempsey have also been given the green light to continue. 2017 was a

NHL – Sophomore slump threat index

In the future, we might look back at the 2016-17 class of rookies as one of the best the NHL has ever seen. From depleted depth in Washington and Pittsburgh to a lack of defensive improvements elsewhere, these teams, players and coaches now seem further