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Liverpool reaches League Cup semifinals; 17-year-old Ben Woodburn scores

England and Wales are set to have "a little war" over Liverpool teenager Ben Woodburn, former Reds boss and Wales assistant Roy Evans says. "It's a quarter-final". It's a good moment for LFC, but it's hard too because there's a lot of work to do and a lot of games to play. With Coutinho joining midfielder Adam Lallana and striker Daniel Sturridge on the treatment table, a potential injury crisis threatens to undermine Liverpool's strong start to the season but Klopp insisted he would ...

Walker and Lamb lead Hornets past Grizzlies, 104-85

Memphis has gotten off to an 11-7 start and is again in the thick of things in the Western Conference. Unless Memphis trades for another guard, they will probably start Harrison and play Wade Baldwin behind him off the bench. This is a powerful blow to the Grizzlies as a team and to Conley individually. He did not return because of the lower back injury. Charlotte has the second-lowest turnover average in the National Basketball Association at 11.6 per game.

Pierre-Paul scores TD, shines as Giants beat Browns 27-13

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham (13) scores a touchdown against Cleveland Browns defensive back Ed Reynolds (39) in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. Manning had three TD passes as the Giants (8-3) won their sixth straight. But until that day arrives, Jackson has no choice but to keep teaching, motivating and pushing his players, who are hoping to avoid joining the 2008 Detroit Lions as the only teams to go 0-16.

Mkhitaryan hopes for new start at Manchester United

In recent weeks, he has battled the British media over photographs of him intoxicated while on global duty. I think the second goal killed the game, even though we were in control at 1-0. I'm sure there's plenty more to come and I'm happy with the win as well as the goal. "You have immediately negative feelings because you play so well and you don't score goals and you don't win matches".

Russell Westbrook drops another triple-double to lead OKC past the Knicks

In the team's most recent game, against the New York Knicks, Westbrook got the second-fastest of his career, taking just 20 minutes to put up the necessary numbers. Durant's former Oklahoma City Thunder teammate has taken over the team in a massive way, and in the process, is now putting up numbers not seen since Oscar Robertson in 1963.

Russell Westbrook equals LeBron (44) despite fewer games played

Both Thunder big men corralled several key rebounds late in the fourth quarter of Oklahoma City's 112-103 win over the Knicks, snuffing out any chance of a rally from NY. He added seven rebounds and four assists. "He had good energy tonight", Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek said. It's no shock. Kevin Durant called him a "unicorn" when the Thunder played the Knicks a year ago.

Uriah Hall shrugs off Gegard Mousasi's 'fluke' comment

After bagging the biggest win of his career over Gegard Mousasi, Hall has gone on to lose two-straight. Another kick just as Mousasi is trying to launch a punch. As usual, Belfort would be unsafe early, using his trademark flurries to earn the respect of the unflustered Mousasi. "I would love to get into that mix".

Gomes' own goal gives Stoke win at Watford in Premier League

It was a scrappy goal to settle a scrappy game but Stoke were deserved winners as they bounced back from last week's defeat by Bournemouth . "We had an honest conversation when he went out of the team and I made it clear there were aspects of his game he needed to improve if he wanted to progress in a really hard league", Hughes said.

Auburn rushing attack set to face top-ranked Alabama run defense

The 6-foot, 240-pounder is a bruiser who was leading the SEC in rushing before his injury, gaining 1,106 yards. "He's a big back". As usual, Alabama boasts arguably the nation's best defense, but the offense has been a surprise with freshman Jalen Hurts at the controls.

West Ham keeper Randolph: I couldn't care less about Rooney

West Ham meanwhile come into this match level on points with Hull who are in the relegation zone. "I feel the support". "But on the other hand I see a big improvement in the way we play". The report has Jose Mourinho literally falling in love with the former Saint-Etienne man, who broke open France's opener against Romania with a last-minute stunner.

Here's How The International Space Station Is Celebrating Thanksgiving

US astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) will be eating turkey this Thanksgiving . NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough (KIM-broh) is serving as chef for the six-person crew. In addition to turkey and green beans, the crew will be treated to a special cherry-blueberry cobbler along with sweet teas. Cornbread dressing, mashed potatoes, green beans and mushrooms all come dehydrated so will need a little water to make them (more) fit for human consumption.

Kirk Cousins Talks Postgame Exchange with Redskins GM After Win vs. Packers

They're second in yards gained per game, are third in passing yards per game, 10th in rushing yards and ninth in points scored (25.4 PPG). Since then, the Redskins have gone on a roll. He has a 17-17-1 career record. That made the game a close one because he had to match up to Cousins, who threw for 364 yards in the game. The Packers were plagued by issues with execution on their first three offensive series, but established a rhythm at the end of the first quarter that carried ...

Sexual abuse in English soccer exposed as victims speak out

Woodward said. "I'm talking about hundreds of children who Barry Bennell cherry-picked for various football teams and who now, as adults, might still be living with that terrible fear". "I believe there was a conspiracy and paedophile ring", Mr Dunford told the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme . Following his deportation back to the United Kingdom, he pleaded guilty to 23 specimen charges - dating from 1978 to 1992 - at Chester Crown Court and was jailed for nine years.

A safe and secure Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Police said there were no credible threats targeting the parade or New York City . The new details, confirmed Thursday on the condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to disclose private deliberations, came as Trump gathered with family at his Palm Beach estate on Thanksgiving.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan starts for Manchester United v Feyenoord

The Red Devils were held to a 1-1 draw by Arsenal in their most recent top-flight outing last weekend. Henrikh Mkhitaryan showed Manchester United what they had been missing with a starring role in their 4-0 win over Feyenoord. Rooney then played his part in an excellent team goal after the break, setting up Juan Mata to score shortly before Brad Jones' own goal and a Jesse Lingard effort in stoppage time sealed a convincing win as United cruised home without being troubled by ...

Didier Drogba linked with Chelsea return after announcing MLS departure

Didier Drogba told reporters he may have played his last game in Montreal following the Impact's 3-2 win against Toronto FC in the first leg of the MLS Eastern Conference finals. And as Toronto stormed back into the match, Giovinco had an influence on the build-up play before both goals, touching the ball in a depper position and opening up space for his teammates.

Old Trafford sleepover: United fans hid in bathroom

Mourinho's United remained six points behind fourth-place Arsenal following the draw, having shared the points for the third consecutive league game at Old Trafford. The manager is now enthused enough to want him to extend his contract beyond next summer for another year. That might be the reason why Wenger has had issues with Mourinho.

NHL expansion team gets a name: Vegas Golden Knights

The knights are the epitome of the warrior class, the top of the line in terms of defending the realm, defending the unprotected. The knight never gives up, never gives in, always advances, never retreats. The festivities will begin at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Toshiba Plaza in front of T-Mobile Arena, where the games will be played. As a graduate of West Point, the Black Knight, which was the school's mascot, served as an inspiration for Foley.

Australia captain Steven Smith "embarrassed" by collapse against South Africa

How South Africa can fit him in: Similar to AB de Villiers, the batting line-up would need a reshuffle. "This team has been very close to exceptional", he said. "Guys like David Warner and Steve Smith, if you can put a lot of pressure on them you know that the younger and the more inexperienced players in the team won't have the same punch as they would have if they back up on their [Warner and Smith's] performances".

Ronaldo, Bale and Benzema not untouchable - Zidane

When people play against Real Madrid they give more or try more, it's normal, it's logical that when play Real Madrid, you play better. The video features interviews with his former PE teacher, childhood friend Miguel Paixao and Fernando Santos, who was in charge of Sporting when Ronaldo left for Manchester United.

O'Hare workers who plan strike will announce date Monday

The Department of Aviation said it "held discussions with the airlines and legislators to ensure service delivery at the airports puts customers first". The spokeswoman for the SEIU said the workers will decide exactly when the strike will begin. Airport workers surveyed for the strike vote were, on average, older than 30.

Wayne Rooney apologises for 'inappropriate' night out images

However, a statement issued on behalf of Rooney , 31, called the images "inappropriate". " Naturally Wayne is sorry that pictures taken with fans have been published today, " Rooney's spokesperson stated. Rooney's trouble stemmed from the fact he posed for pictures wearing his England training gear in the early hours to please fans attending the wedding.

Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather continue their heated war of words

Floyd Mayweather Jr flatly dismissed comparisons between him and Conor McGregor by stating "elephants don't beef with ants". Boasting about his superiority, Floyd called Conor an "ant", while Conor responded that he'd like to see the boxer " say that to my face ".

Kam Chancellor wins NFC Defensive Player of the Week

Playing across the country on a short week and facing one of the top teams in the National Football League coming off a bye, the Seattle Seahawks had every reasonable excuse available. "You can't turn the ball over. But we had another great player (Chancellor) on him and he made the play". "We respected the heck out of them, but they've got to respect us, too".

Stones compares to a young Pique - Pep

Guardiola, who has built his top-class coaching reputation on attention to detail, is hoping his players have got themselves in the mood to turn over Crystal Palace today. "It is hard for me to find in that age one player with this personality, this special quality", he told a news conference ahead of Saturday's Premier League trip to Crystal Palace.

PLAYOFF RANKINGS: Ohio St up; Michigan, Clemson still top 4

Alabama and Ohio State are holding down the first two spots but even though MI and Clemson loss they are still in the top four. Michigan, which lost on a last-second field goal at unranked Iowa, fared the best of the fallen, remaining at No.

Pound for pound on the line as Ward, Kovalev collide

Ward is America's last Olympic boxing champion, having won gold in Athens in 2004. Ward is amongst the most efficient and expert boxers of this generation. Kovalev-Hopkins was the last fight held in the main arena of Boardwalk Hall. But he's hardly a knockout artist and, as a result, leaves some boxing fans cold.

Packers claim Christine Michael off waivers

Patra reports that after the release there were "rumblings" on the Seattle staff about his ability to make the right run reads resulting in less opportunities to get the ball. The Packers have been in desperate need of a three-down running back ever since Eddie Lacy was ruled out for the season with injury. Many had the Green Bay Packers penciled in for this year's Super Bowl before the season started.

Steve Kerr dismisses Klay Thompson trade rumors

Thompson struggled to shoot the ball at the start of the season but he recently found his stroke and is scoring in bunches again. Together with the back-to-back NBA MVP Stephen Curry, they are known as "Splash Brothers" for making it rain from the three-point line on any given night but Klay is now in a slump that may have been affected because of the arrival of all-star Kevin Durant to their team.

Blue Jays reportedly sign free agent Morales

FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Blue Jays are "making a push" for Kendrys Morales . The move makes sense. Encarnacion and Bautista are expected to reject the Jays' qualifying offers and are reportedly seeking $100 million contracts this winter.