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With rain pouring down, receivers going out and playoff fate in the balance on Monday against the Giants, Doug Pederson’s offense called on the likes of Pro Bowl tight end Zach Ertz to line up at wide receiver. Backup quarterback and high school coach Josh McCown was even ready to step in. In the end,…

When the NFL’s centennial season kicked off, it did so with the league’s oldest rivalry when the Bears hosted the Packers. Fourteen weeks later, the age-old rivals will renew their feud with playoff possibilities on the line and frigid temperatures adding to the setting of what will be the 200th all-time meeting between the teams…

Jadon Sancho has scored 11 goals and assisted 12 in 23 games for Dortmund this seasonEngland’s Jadon Sancho scored for a sixth consecutive game as Borussia Dortmund hammered Mainz 4-0.He is the first player in Europe’s top five leagues to score and assist 10 goals in all competitions this season.The 19-year-old scored from Dan-Axel Zagadou’s…

SAT 14 Dec 2019Club World CupMonterrey2Al Sadd0Vangioni (23′ minutes), Funes Mori (45’+1 minutes)48 minsHT 2-0LiveLiveMonterrey v Al-Sadd Sports ClubBBC OneGot a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummaryUse play icon at the top of the page to watch live coverageWinner…

Teemu Pukki scored his ninth goal of the season to take home a point for Norwich at second-placed LeicesterLiverpool’s 2-0 victory against Watford increased their lead to 10 points at the top of the Premier League table after second-placed Leicester slipped up at home to Norwich.Mohamed Salah’s double took his tally to nine league goals…

Antoine Griezmann scored against the club where he made his nameLa Liga leaders Barcelona played out an entertaining draw with fourth-placed Real Sociedad.Mikel Oyarzabal gave the hosts the lead with a penalty after Sergio Busquets fouled Diego Llorente, but Antoine Griezmann equalised with a clipped finish against his former club.Luis Suarez then put Barca ahead…

Dan Gosling’s goal was his first for Bournemouth this seasonDan Gosling’s late goal gave Bournemouth their first win since early November in a scrappy encounter at Chelsea.The match looked to be heading for a goalless draw when Gosling flicked the ball over his and Kepa Arrizabalaga’s head, the goal originally ruled out for offside.But the…

Media playback is not supported on this device Gomis winner sends Al Hilal into Club World Cup semi-finalsFormer Swansea striker Bafetimbi Gomis scored the winner as Al Hilal beat Esperance Sportive de Tunis 1-0 to reach the Fifa Club World Cup semi-finals. Eight minutes after coming off the bench, Gomis opened the scoring with a…

Mohamed Salah took his tally up to nine Premier League goals for the season with a double against WatfordMohamed Salah scored twice as Premier League leaders Liverpool battled to victory over strugglers Watford in Nigel Pearson’s first game in charge.Salah curled the ball into the far corner for the opener before flicking in a late…

Mark Boucher (right) played in 147 Tests for South Africa, many of them alongside acting director of cricket Graeme Smith (left)Former Test wicketkeeper Mark Boucher has been named as South Africa’s new head coach on a four-year deal.The 43-year-old replaces Enoch Nkwe, who was interim team director after head coach Ottis Gibson was released in…