Sports News Sports News from en 60 House-warming party in Coventry gives Wasps the feelgood factor • Record crowd for a Premiership fixture at the Ricoh Arena• Opening day goes remarkably well for Wasps• Wasps v London Irish match reportWasps had no idea, even a couple of weeks ago, that their house-warming party in Coventry would go so remarkably well. A record crowd for a Premiership ... Sun, 21 Dec 2014 14:07:41 -0600 Sport | The Guardian Paul Nicholls unworried by ground drying out for Kempton’s King George • Silviniaco Conti, the 2013 winner, probably best in soft going• ‘He’s versatile as to ground,’ insists trainer NichollsThe ground at Kempton is drying out and may be no worse than good to soft for the King George VI Chase on Boxing Day, a course official said on Sunday. But ... Sun, 21 Dec 2014 14:01:36 -0600 Sport | The Guardian Lazar Markovic’s wasted chances cost Liverpool a victory they deserved | Paul Wilson Brendan Rodgers’s experiment with a 3-4-3 formation failed to bear fruit but it would have done had his players converted a fraction of the opportunites they createdIt would be hard to argue that Martin Skrtel did not deserve the injury time or the dramatic late equaliser that rescued a point ... Sun, 21 Dec 2014 13:55:22 -0600 Sport | The Guardian Browns' Hoyer Takes Over for Injured Manziel at QB Browns QB Johnny Manziel leaves game in second quarter at Panthers with hamstring injury Sun, 21 Dec 2014 13:55:07 -0600'%20Hoyer%20Takes%20Over%20for%20Injured%20Manziel%20at%20QB ABC News: Sports Positional indiscipline leaves Arsenal struggling against Liverpool | Michael Cox Mathieu Flamini forced to cover huge area as Arsenal centre-backs play deep and other midfielders stay too high up pitchLiverpool required an extremely late equaliser courtesy of Martin Skrtel but Brendan Rodgers’ side had been superior from the opening moments, causing Arsenal considerable tactical problems throughout.Rodgers’ 3-4-3 formation was no ... Sun, 21 Dec 2014 13:46:36 -0600 Sport | The Guardian Sydney Thunder’s Eoin Morgan plays cameo role in win over Brisbane Heat • Sydney 208-1; Brisbane 152; Sydney win by 56 runs • Andrew Flintoff out for duck on Brisbane debut• Eoin Morgan appointed England’s one-day captain• Alastair Cook replaced as one-day captain Eoin Morgan made a cameo appearance for Sydney Thunder in his first outing since his appointment as England one-day ... Sun, 21 Dec 2014 13:28:35 -0600 Sport | The Guardian No. 6 Virginia Slams Harvard 76-27 No. 6 Virginia allows 1 basket before halftime in 76-27 victory over Harvard Sun, 21 Dec 2014 13:27:05 -0600 ABC News: Sports New chief executive Nick Rust must ensure BHA never sleeps on the job | Chris Cook General view of British Horseracing Authority’s decision-making is that it cannot move on anything without convening a series of committees and having a proper ponder about their findingsThe only place in horse racing where speed appears not to be a valued commodity is the office of the British Horseracing Authority, ... Sun, 21 Dec 2014 13:17:30 -0600 Sport | The Guardian NFL: Kansas City Chiefs v Pittsburgh Steelers - live! Steelers, Chiefs need wins to control their playoff destinyQB battle: Ben Roethlisburger for Pittsburgh, Alex Smith for KCSend football fun tweets to @lengeldavidE-mail 2.00pm ET Chiefs 6-3 Steelers, 5:58, 2nd quarterBell just can’t get it going - he has a little three yard run that sets up a 3rd ... Sun, 21 Dec 2014 13:00:04 -0600! Sport | The Guardian Remembering the Glenn Hoddle Spurs kit that had ‘style and staying power’ Comparing football’s prices from 1982 with today’s little has changed apart from the admission cost to top-flight matchesChristmas 1982. Liverpool lead the First Division by five points from Manchester United. Renee & Renato’s Save Your Love, a 3min 6sec-sized cruise missile of an earworm – which still burrows into many ... Sun, 21 Dec 2014 13:00:01 -0600 Sport | The Guardian Sunderland’s Gus Poyet: I almost took off matchwinner Adam Johnson • Winger scored last-minute winner against Newcastle• ‘We had his number on the board,’ says manager• Match report: Newcastle 0-1 Sunderland• The top 100 footballers 2014 – interactive Gus Poyet has admitted he was seconds away from substituting Adam Johnson during the second half of Sunday’s Tyne-Wear derby at St ... Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:51:34 -0600 Sport | The Guardian Scottish Labour leader criticised over proposal to end football alcohol ban Head of domestic abuse organisation calls suggestion by Jim Murphy ‘absolutely crazy’The leader of the Scottish Labour party, Jim Murphy, has been criticised by women’s organisations working with the victims of domestic abuse after he suggested that the ban on alcohol at Scottish football matches should be lifted.Speaking on BBC ... Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:50:16 -0600 Sport | The Guardian What we learned from the Kings' 4-2 victory over Coyotes What we’ve learned from the Kings’ 4-2 victory over Arizona. Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:49:00 -0600'%204-2%20victory%20over%20Coyotes L.A. Times - Sports Wasps 48-16 London Irish | Aviva Premiership match report • Wasps 48-16 London Irish• Match was Wasps’ first since relocation to the Midlands• Best images from the game• Goode delighted to be sent back to CoventryYou could simply say that Wasps won a one-sided game of Premiership rugby and moved into the top half of the table. Or you ... Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:44:31 -0600 Sport | The Guardian Mike Ashley set to tighten grip on Rangers at stormy AGM • Ashley may underwrite share issue to raise funds• McCoist keen for discussions with Llambias• McCoist intends to see out 12 months’ notice on Rangers contractThe extent of Mike Ashley’s grip on Rangers will be clarified, and most likely tightened, when the club holds what is likely to be a ... Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:14:49 -0600 Sport | The Guardian