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Lesnar vs. Strowman; Cena vs. Reigns Lesnar vs. Strowman; Cena vs. Reigns
- September 24, 2017

Roman Reigns has been running his mouth since he defeated the Undertaker at #WrestleMania , and now the veteran John Cena looks to teach the Big Dog a lesson. Strowman has never held a WWE title, will that change on Sunday? Everything leading up to No Mercy suggests that Lesnar will retain his championship. (more...)
Hughes: Chelsea missing the 'dark arts' brought by Diego Costa
- September 24, 2017

Just when Hodgson needed a kind of run of games as he gets his methods across, Palace play Manchester City , Manchester United and Chelsea in their next three games. This time Johnson was guilty, his error allowing the Spain striker to gather possession just inside the Stoke half, charge into the box nearly unchallenged and beat Butland from a tight angle. (more...)
Cuomo travels to Puerto Rico in Hurricane Maria's aftermath Cuomo travels to Puerto Rico in Hurricane Maria's aftermath
- September 24, 2017

Federal officials said Friday that 70,000 people, the number who live in the surrounding area, would have to be evacuated. As Hurricane Maria charts a course for the northern Atlantic Ocean, the devastation it leaves behind in the Caribbean - especially Puerto Rico - remains an ongoing problem for residents and rescuers alike. (more...)
Coutinho offered €115 million contract by Barcelona in summer transfer bid Coutinho offered €115 million contract by Barcelona in summer transfer bid
- September 24, 2017

Barca's interest in Coutinho turned out to be one of the talking points of the summer transfer window, with the Blaugrana having been rebuffed in a number of public, big-money bids for the Brazilian. The report also suggested that Barcelona were willing to pay the 25-year-old €115m across a five-year contract (€23m per year, a staggering €442,000 per week), a wage packet comparable to the likes of Luis Suarez and Andres Iniesta. (more...)
Stoke boss Hughes: Chelsea struggling to manage their dark arts Stoke boss Hughes: Chelsea struggling to manage their dark arts
- September 24, 2017

Antonio Conte was responding to question on whether Alvaro Morata has enough quality to replace Diego Costa who has left Chelsea for Atletico Madrid. Stoke fans were living when Marcos Alonso almost took a second yellow card in the 53rd minute, let off the hook by Mike Dean. The calls went unheeded, with referee Mike Dean awarding a free-kick but keeping his cards in his pocket, and Alonso, who may well have been feeling fortunate, was then substituted soon after, Antonio Conte ... (more...)
Morata scores as Chelsea beat Stoke City in a Premier League match
- September 24, 2017

The main talk in west London over the past few days has been a striker who will not be available to Conte in a Chelsea shirt again this season. It's undoubtedly a busy, tough spell for the Blues and, with us not having been involved in European competition last season, a new type of test. (more...)
Chelsea Star Alvaro Morata Must Continue Scintillating Form Says Antonio Conte Chelsea Star Alvaro Morata Must Continue Scintillating Form Says Antonio Conte
- September 24, 2017

From there on Stoke were ruthlessly punished for not taking their chances as Morata pounced on Glen Johnson's suicidal misplaced pass, raced clear and converted past Butland, before the Spaniard put the finishing touch to a fine move to complete his hat-trick. (more...)
Antonio Conte Sends Message To Alvaro Morata After Chelsea Thrash Stoke Antonio Conte Sends Message To Alvaro Morata After Chelsea Thrash Stoke
- September 24, 2017

Chelsea scored from its only two shots in the first half, Morata putting the team in front after just 82 seconds before fellow Spain worldwide Pedro netted his second goal in his last three games. "Now I am not interested to talk about the past". "The most important thing and that we won because it's always hard to know how things will go, we must think about the Champions League as well. (more...)
Many Ravens, Jaguars Take Knee During Anthem In London After Trump Comments Many Ravens, Jaguars Take Knee During Anthem In London After Trump Comments
- September 24, 2017

What happened is this: Many players on both sidelines chose to kneel. There were many powerful words shared by numerous players throughout the NFL. Over a dozen players knelt during the national anthem for Sunday's game between the Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium. (more...)
Paul Ince states 'tough' prediction for Stoke v Chelsea Paul Ince states 'tough' prediction for Stoke v Chelsea
- September 24, 2017

They are extremely unlikely to pick up any points in these three games which would leave the south Londoners at the bottom of the table with eight games played, zero points and, in truth, zero goals scored. It will have been particularly galling for Potters boss Mark Hughes given that otherwise, his men performed reasonably well for much of the contest. (more...)
Morata's hat-trick secures a comfortable win for Chelsea Morata's hat-trick secures a comfortable win for Chelsea
- September 24, 2017

Mourinho is renowned for winning the league in his second season, his track record at Porto, Chelsea (twice), Inter Milan, and Real Madrid speaks for itself, but Pep Guardiola is not a stranger to winning league titles and the Special One will expect a fight from his bitter rivals. (more...)
Chelsea: Alvaro Morata Nets Slick Hat-Trick As Blues Cruise Past Stoke
- September 24, 2017

Speaking after Morata's hat-trick at Stoke had earned Chelsea their biggest win of the season, Conte said he was pleased Chelsea's supporters had cut out the anti-Semitic references to their chant. Crouch's tackle was yet another case of a Cahill- or David Luiz-esque tackle going unpunished against Chelsea , at least the third such tackle in just six games. (more...)
Southampton vs Manchester United preview
- September 24, 2017

They were winless last season in all 12 matches against sides who finished in the top six. "What pleased me was the pragmatism, at half-time we talked and we wanted to kill the game, and we had chances to kill the game", Mourinho said regarding the second half. (more...)
Kohli Eyes Dhoni's Captaincy Record in Third ODI Kohli Eyes Dhoni's Captaincy Record in Third ODI
- September 24, 2017

He finishes with 58 against his name with the wicket of David Warner . "I always try to create a kind of motivation for myself, whoever I am playing against, because it is very important to respect every opposition, and prepare the same way". (more...)
Romelu Lukaku scores again and 'racist' chants about his manhood follow
- September 24, 2017

It's just a start. Even with the long ball to Lukaku and Fellaini, I think they were under pressure all the time. The Belgian's strike came after Fraser Forster produced what seems initially to be a good reaction from a header - however his palmed effort fell straight back to the formidable striker, who bundled it home from five yards out. (more...)
Vikings rule Bradford out vs Bucs; Keenum to start again Vikings rule Bradford out vs Bucs; Keenum to start again
- September 24, 2017

Bank Stadium , the offense can take a step forward. The Vikings looked much different last week without Sam Bradford under center. Moreover, starting middle linebacker Kwon Alexander will not play because of hamstring injury he suffered the last week. (more...)
Gary Neville sends warning to Man United about Paul Pogba
- September 24, 2017

When asked in a news conference whether a time-frame was decided for Pogba's return, Mourinho replied: "I have no idea". So I'm not going to cry or be counting the days until Pogba comes back. I can not tell you there is a rule about injured players. It has been reported that the midfielder will be given a 10-day holiday before he begins his road to recovery, however the Old Trafford manager is unable to pinpoint exactly when that will be and believes this has given other squad members the ... (more...)
Michigan QB Wilton Speight exits with apparent injury Michigan QB Wilton Speight exits with apparent injury
- September 24, 2017

Dellinger to give Purdue a 10-7 lead. Speight was hauled own low by one defender before another came in and hit Speight in the back, near his head. He walked off the field under his own power, but did so slowly and was flanked by MI trainers. (more...)
Carmelo Anthony agrees to trade that sends him to Oklahoma City
- September 24, 2017

Phil Jackson spent the latter part of his time in NY making it clear he wanted to move Anthony . He has two years and $54 million left on his contract. Like the George trade , this deal was a no-brainer to make for the Thunder given the circumstances. He had higher aspirations when he began pushing Denver to trade him to NY in 2010. (more...)
India vs Australia: Third ODI Squads, Preview, and Predictions India vs Australia: Third ODI Squads, Preview, and Predictions
- September 24, 2017

Just like the way he leads Indian team during the matches; when it comes to the match with Australia , Virat Kohli does the same passionately. A clinical bowling display from India saw them dismiss Australia for 202 runs in 43.1 overs and complete a 50 run victory in the second One-Day International at Eden Gardens in Kolkata to claim a 2-0 lead in the series . (more...)
Kipchoge, Cherono triumph in Berlin Marathon Kipchoge, Cherono triumph in Berlin Marathon
- September 24, 2017

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge and debutant Guye Adola of Ethiopia now lead the race as they seek to break the record. It was a Kenyan double with Gladys Cherono winning the women's race for the second time. That result was also in Berlin . Reaching halfway in 61:29, Bekele was the first of the big names to fall back, his bid to become the first man to hold the 5,000m, 10,000m and marathon world records dashed in the spray kicked up from Kipsang and Kipchoge as they sped away. (more...)
Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha defends actions in Scott Brown spat Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha defends actions in Scott Brown spat
- September 24, 2017

The Hoops managed to defeat the Rangers routinely, with 0:2. Rangers will point to a first-half penalty appeal when Alfredo Morelos was caught by Jozo Simunovic, and Craig Gordon's stunning second-half save to deny the Colombian. "They are a team that gets it wide and puts crosses in the box". This is the second time, in the same place, on the same pitch, in the same match, and nothing happened. (more...)
ICC anti-corruption unit launches probe in Sri Lanka ICC anti-corruption unit launches probe in Sri Lanka
- September 24, 2017

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said that the players expressed profound "shock and displeasure" and rejected the allegations of Wickremesinghe as totally "baseless, disparaging and hurtful". The players urged SLC to initiate an immediate inquiry by summoning Wickremasinghe as they had all been slandered by his "diabolic allegations". The players have challenged Wickramasinghe to prove his allegations. (more...)
Aussie Legend Shane Warne Hits Pornstar At London Nightclub Aussie Legend Shane Warne Hits Pornstar At London Nightclub
- September 24, 2017

Witnesses inside the nightclub told The Sun they saw Warne arguing with Ms Fox on Friday night, before she fell to the floor holding her face. After complaining to police, the 30-year-old glamour model shared shocking images of her alleged injuries, posting: 'Proud of yourself? Valerie Foxx took to Twitter to address her naysayers and wrote, "And no, I'm not lying". (more...)
What We Learned from #10 Ohio State's 54-21 Win over UNLV What We Learned from #10 Ohio State's 54-21 Win over UNLV
- September 24, 2017

The Buckeyes won't be greatly tested again until they play No. 4 Penn State at home on October 28. Barrett threw scoring passes to Parris Campbell, Johnnie Dixon, Binjimen Victor, Terry McLaurin and K.J. Rashod Berry added another score in the third quarter. The game wasn't flawless for Ohio State , especially for the inexperienced secondary. Cornerback Kendall Sheffield was called for pass interference twice, and also was the target of a holding call. (more...)
Morata hat trick leads Chelsea to big win over Stoke in EPL Morata hat trick leads Chelsea to big win over Stoke in EPL
- September 24, 2017

Stoke stayed in the game until Morata finished them off with goals in the 77th and 82nd minutes, first dinking the ball over Butland and then tapping in to take his season's tally to six. On Saturday, Morata was in top form for Chelsea . Costa also contributed to eight goals in his first six games, suggesting that Chelsea have lost nothing of their potency since his departure. (more...)
Bellator 183 Results: Paul Daley KO's Lorenz Larkin Bellator 183 Results: Paul Daley KO's Lorenz Larkin
- September 24, 2017

It's Larkin's second consecutive defeat since defecting from the UFC. Daley has repeatedly been talking trash about Larkin and will attempt to back up the chatter in San Jose. Larkin with a combination, the most significant strikes of the round. When Daley tried to get revenge early in the second, he found himself stuffed against the cage. (more...)
Super Eagles, Black Stars set to do battle in WAFU final Super Eagles, Black Stars set to do battle in WAFU final
- September 24, 2017

The selection is done by a WAFU Technical Study Group, which has ex-Nigeria star Garba Lawal and several former Ghana stars. Benin and Niger will battle for the bronze of the sub-regional competition. "Against Niger it was a tactical game that we needed to be more patient in and we were patient enough", said Konadu. "But because it will help to prepare the team for the Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) next year, 2018, the NFF told the boys that they will not be paid the normal match ... (more...)
Golden State Warriors to decide on White House visit by committee Golden State Warriors to decide on White House visit by committee
- September 24, 2017

The league office acts as a liaison with the White House to help schedule the visit. While the White House has yet to formally extend an invitation to the team, National Basketball Association sources told ESPN that the Trump administration is expected to do so if the Warriors decide they would accept. (more...)
Mark Hughes fires dig at Antonio Conte after Chelsea hammer Stoke
- September 24, 2017

In fact, against the run of play and latching onto a bad back pass by Darren Fletcher , Pedro snatched the ball and thumped a beauty of a right-footer past a desperately diving in vain Butland to put the champions 2-0 up with 15 minutes left of the first half. (more...)