Claude Puel to new Saint Manolo Gabbiadini: Fire Southampton to safety!

Their away form needs improving and they'll be aiming to avoid a fourth straight loss on the road here. However the last two League matches would certainly have inspired a sense of hope within the team that they can once more avoid relegation.

Madison Square Garden security chief fired over Charles Oakley altercation

The incident involving Oakley played out on live television Wednesday night during the Knicks' 119-115 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers that aired nationally on ESPN . "If I can rob a bank in four minutes, I'm going to try to rob the bank instead of going to the Garden", Oakley went on to say. Shortly afterward, Oakley was led away and handcuffed out of view of the Garden's fans.

Patriots Fans Purchasing Way More Merchandise Than Previous Super Bowls

The parade route wraps around the City Hall Plaza, the Boston Common and extends across Newbury Street in the heart of Boston, where fans have been lining up in Patriots jerseys and football gear. WBZ-TV's Levan Reid caught Julian Edelman as he was getting ready to board a duck boat. It's no secret New England Patriots fans are pretty obsessed with their team, but Fanatics has the numbers to prove it.

Swansea's Paul Clement named January Premier League manager of the month

Claudio Ranieri's champions are level on points with the Swans after a revival that saw Clement named Premier League manager of the month. And the former Bayern Munich assistant has been impressed by the spirit his side have shown during his short time at the helm, and wants to see it continue during a critical period of fixtures that will see Swansea face several sides around them near the foot of the table.

Bus driver charged with DWI after leaving team behind

The bus driver, identified as 56-year-old Linda Edmister of Gasport, New York, was apparently pretty well sauced by the time troopers found her. The team posted pictures on Twitter of players talking on their cellphones, playing cards and napping.

Bayern Munich star Philipp Lahm announces retirement from football

Bayern coach Carlo Ancelotti, meanwhile , told ARD after the game that he wanted Lahm to play on, adding: "I hope that that he'll continue - he was the best player on the pitch". "I've been considering it for more than the past year ". After taking on the captaincy from Van Bommel, Lahm had led his team to four league titles and three German Cups.

Falcons QB Matt Ryan Named NFL MVP

Is he the quarterback who threw 38 touchdown passes and seven interceptions in 2016, or is he the quarterback who averaged 25 touchdowns and nearly 14 interceptions over his first eight pro seasons? The 31-year-old Ryan garnered 25 votes to earn the NFL's most prestigious award at the ceremony in Houston , with New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady finishing second (10 votes).

England's Kruis out of France match

Jones has picked Elliot Daly on the left wing ahead of Jack Nowell, who missed Tuesday's training sessions due to personal reasons and was only back in the England camp on Thursday. But contain them they did. "So it is upwards and onwards and it is England versus Wales in Wales next week and the test record shows 60 per cent have been won by Wales only 40 per cent by England so mentally there are things that go on".

Chelsea 3-1 Arsenal: Gunners stars rated and slated

Koscielny had darted back in defense, but was as ineffective immobilizing Hazard a second time. "Here, maybe two to three days before the game, we start looking at some videos, we know more or less the starting eleven that is going to play.

Federation Internationale de Football Association 17 Predicts: Crystal Palace v Manchester City

On his first start for his new club, Jesus opened the scoring in the 23rd minute, sliding in to convert Kevin De Bruyne's through ball at the near post. 'The doctors and the physios that Manchester City has are exceptional, ' Guardiola said. "It's a massive week [coming up], everyone knows it's huge for us, we've got to roll our sleeves up, dig in and perform and make sure we get the points that we need".

Son goal: Tottenham comeback vs Wycombe

Their half-time lead was richly deserved, but Spurs fought back after the interval and Son's stoppage-time victor evoked wild scenes at White Hart Lane. The former Nottingham Forest and Liverpool striker was not impressed with the performances of Tottenham and the Reds in the FA Cup on Saturday afternoon.

Second half at Anfield was longest I've ever watched, says Paul

Jurgen Klopp will probably not be collecting his P45 in the morning, as the Wolverhampton supporters spent the second half unkindly suggesting, but the Liverpool manager is unlikely to be collecting any silverware this season either after crashing out of two cups in four days.

Bolt and Jamaica team mates ordered to return relay medals

As a result, Jamaica's 4x100 metre relay team from China - which included Usain Bolt - had their gold medals stripped, reducing the world's fastest man's haul from nine Olympic medals to eight. Bolt has not yet commented on the news but when traces of the banned stimulant methylhexanamine were found in Carter's "A" sample in June past year he admitted he feared the worst.

Vikings QB Bridgewater likely to miss 2017 season

His timetable for recovery is expected to be about "19 months", which would mean that he won't see an National Football League field again until 2018, barring a miraculous turn in his rehab. The Vikings can probably get by with Bradford as their starting quarterback next season, and his agent in sure to lobby for a contract extension after he survived this season behind a train-wreck offensive line.

Australian Open 2017: Venus Williams beats Coco Vandeweghe to reach final

Should Williams win against Baroni, she will secure one of the two places in the Final. The sisters last met in a final in 2009 when Serena claimed the title at Wimbledon with a straight sets win at the All England Club but it was Venus who took the early headlines on Australia Day.

Celta ousts Real Madrid from Copa del Rey quarterfinals

Lucas Vazquez claims it would be "disingenuous" to suggest that Real Madrid's failure to beat Celta Vigo on Wednesday was due to absences. While fans are hoping for their early recovery as last 16 round of Champions League is approaching, Madrid will face the Italian club Napoli in the pre-quarterfinal of the biggest club football league.

Middlesbrough Boss Aitor Karanka Confirms Interest in Signing PSG Outcast On Loan

And on Robert Snodgrass , Karanka said: "The club is working". The France global might not have arrived with the same price tag, but his back story made the prospect of him failing to shine a more appealing narrative to the local audience, and so the former Newcastle man's toils have been disproportionately highlighted in comparison to those of his attacking cohort.

Australian Open 2017 Women's Final

She can learn a lot from this match, a lot of good things, also a lot of things she can do better. The sisters reached the Australian Open finals after Venus Williams beat fellow American CoCo Vandeweghe in three sets and Serena Williams overwhelmed Mirjana Lucic-Baroni in the semis.

Former MLB player Andy Marte dies in vehicle crash

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura died in a vehicle accident in the Dominican Republic Sunday morning, according to Cristian Moreno of ESPN . After signing with the Braves as an worldwide free agent in 2000, Marte quickly became a highly regarded prospect and a potential long term replacement for Chipper Jones in Atlanta.

Joel Embiid, Dario Saric, Jahlil Okafor Selected for Rising Stars Challenge

Leading the way for the U.S. Team Roster , filled with first and second year players, is Minnesota Timberwolves phenom Karl-Anthony Towns. Milwaukee Bucks rookie Malcolm Brogdon was selected Wednesday to the US team for the Rising Stars Challenge on all-star weekend in New Orleans.