Sunday, 16 Dec 2018
Category: Sports

Canelo Álvarez pours it on in three-round destruction of Rocky Fielding

Álvarez rips Fielding to become three-division champion – live! Katie Taylor lights up New York and Eva Wahlström in defense Canelo Álvarez did exactly what he was supposed to against an overmatched opponent: he closed the show. The 28-year-old superstar dropped Liverpool’s Rocky Fielding four times in a little over eight minutes on Saturday night […]

Canelo Álvarez v Rocky Fielding: WBA super middleweight championship – live!

Mexican moves up to 168lbs to face Liverpool longshot in NYC Fielding: ‘To fight at Madison Square Garden is unbelievable’ Tweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 2.48am GMT Hello and welcome to Madison Square Garden for tonight’s super middleweight title fight between Canelo Álvarez and Rocky Fielding. We’re ringside at the hallowed mecca of […]

Klopp and Liverpool sense chance to inflict killer blow on Mourinho | Barney Ronay

Liverpool’s manager has a habit of handing his Manchester United rival defeats that spell the end of the road It is a tribute to the indelible grandeur of Manchester United that even a season of constipated football and toxic managerial asides can still seem epic-scale and entirely engrossing. Not to mention eminently saleable, another commodity […]

Raheem Sterling finishes off Everton to put Manchester City on top

Manchester City did not have things completely their own way against Everton so in emerging with the win the champions illustrated why they remained title favourites despite losing top spot last Saturday. They also leapfrogged Liverpool to become leaders again until, at the very least, Manchester United visit Anfield on Sunday. Everton arrived as the […]

Canelo Álvarez awaits in Rocky Fielding’s unlikely shot at glory

Few will give the 31-year-old Liverpudlian a chance on Saturday when he climbs through the ropes at Madison Square Garden to face Canelo Álvarez When Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez announced the first opponent of his blockbuster 11-fight, $365m contract with upstart streaming service DAZN, the collective reaction from the general public was unanimous: Who? Few beyond […]

Tottenham v Burnley, Huddersfield v Newcastle and more: clockwatch – live!

Live updates from the 3pm kick-offs in England and beyond Man City 3-1 Everton | Follow all the latest scores Send your emails to Ben here | Tweet him @benfisherj 2.56pm GMT Five minutes until kick-off around the grounds. Plenty of festive singsongs ringing out pre-match: Step into Christmas, Stop the Cavalry etc. The teams […]

How the Seahawks dismantled the Legion of Boom and still thrived

Many thought Seattle were set for a spell in the wilderness after breaking up their great defense. But they are on course for this year’s playoffs The Seahawks are this year’s surprise outfit. It feels like a long, long time since Seattle went through the will-they-won’t-they Earl Thomas dating game; since John Schneider and Pete […]

Philip Rivers leads LA Chargers to last-gasp comeback win over Kansas City Chiefs

Chargers rally back from 14-point deficit with four minutes left Rivers throws TD and completes two-point conversion at death Philip Rivers and the Chargers finally beat the Kansas City Chiefs. All it took was feverish fourth-quarter comeback, a questionable pass-interference call, a tense video review of the final touchdown and the gutsy decision to try […]

Michael Jordan says slap of one of his Hornets players was ‘only love’

Charlotte owner frustrated after player ran on to court ‘It was like a big brother and little brother tap’ Michael Jordan, whose intense competitive spirit along with his otherworldly athletic talent propelled him to six NBA titles with the Chicago Bulls, has taken that fire into his role as the owner of the Charlotte Hornets. […]