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Joseph Duffy vs. James Vick Added to UFC 217 in NY Joseph Duffy vs. James Vick Added to UFC 217 in NY
- September 26, 2017

Duffy is 4-1 in the promotion to date, and a win against Vick would put him on a three fight win streak at lightweight. Donegal MMA fighter Joseph Duffy has been added to the bill for UFC 217 at Madison Square Gardens in NY on November 4. (more...)
Ramaphosa Heads Team SA in RWC 2023 Bid Ramaphosa Heads Team SA in RWC 2023 Bid
- September 26, 2017

Mr Ross too expressed confidence the guarantee given by the Government is not a risk to the taxpayer, saying it is "the safest of bets"."These are projections, they have been absolutely scrupulously and forensically examined, they look extraordinarily good". (more...)
Ivanka Trump to tout computer coding, STEM in Detroit Ivanka Trump to tout computer coding, STEM in Detroit
- September 26, 2017

President Trump will sign a presidential memorandum this afternoon that commits the administration to expanding access to STEM and computer science education, senior White House officials tell Fast Company . That could steer more competitive grant money from programs like the Education Innovation and Research fund towards recipients that have a STEM focus. (more...)
LeBron James on President Trump: 'He doesn't even care' LeBron James on President Trump: 'He doesn't even care'
- September 26, 2017

James accused "that guy" of using sports to try and divide the country - and he says he'll do everything in his power to fight back. "Not one individual - and damn sure not him", James added, referring to Trump. "I've obviously talked to D-Wade throughout the whole summer and I'll probably reach out to him as well". James told reporters at media day that he was surprised Kyrie Irving requested a trade. (more...)
De Bruyne open to Man City captaincy and hints at new contract De Bruyne open to Man City captaincy and hints at new contract
- September 26, 2017

They have spoken with [agent] Patrick (de Koster) in the summer: and said give us time to make the transfers and we speak after the summer. "For me, it was also nice to be seen as one of the more adult in the group". I have no reason to go anywhere else. I'm not thinking it has to happen fast. Man City stopper Benjamin Mendy has today revealed his opinion that he has the potential to become the best left-back in the world. (more...)
Man City boss Guardiola: Sane preseason not good enough
- September 26, 2017

The result put City top of the table on goal difference and meant Guardiola's men have won their last three Premier League encounters by an aggregate score of 16-0 - but the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich manager has warned his players to not to let their standards drop. (more...)
Callaway, Scarlett among Florida players facing felony charges Callaway, Scarlett among Florida players facing felony charges
- September 26, 2017

The two universal charges are for fraud (swindling property valued at under $20,000) and impersonation (using or possession of a person's identification without consent). According to affidavits, the players used stolen credit card numbers to add money to their UF bookstore accounts in order to purchase laptops, iPads and Beats headphones and speakers. (more...)
Jim Harbaugh infuriated by hit on QB Wilton Speight, facilities at Purdue Jim Harbaugh infuriated by hit on QB Wilton Speight, facilities at Purdue
- September 25, 2017

Harbaugh said if the Wolverines had a game to play this week, Speight would not be able to go. "People walking by are watching you dress". The number of urinals or bathrooms for the players and staff, I think there was two. And it seem sot be a conscious effort for gamesmanship. He could not believe the state of the athletic trainer facilities. "I'm not putting this (all) on Purdue, this is league-wide". (more...)
Von Miller Dropped by Phil Long Dealerships for Taking a Knee Von Miller Dropped by Phil Long Dealerships for Taking a Knee
- September 25, 2017

Taylor completed passes for 38- and 25-yard gains and McCoy broke off a 31-yard run on the four-play drive that followed a 28-yard tiebreaking field goal by Brandon McManus. Miller's fake-handshake taunting penalty on Taylor led to the Bills' final field goal. Miller was surprised to see the flag thrown but was still kicking himself after the game. (more...)
Judge hits 49th homer, tying McGwire's MLB rookie record Judge hits 49th homer, tying McGwire's MLB rookie record
- September 25, 2017

He even came out to the top of the dugout steps to tip his cap to the rowdy crowd. Judge is one of two players this year, along with Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins, to launch 50 homers. Judge looked like he'd break this record easily by the All-Star break, but he had a terrible second half through August. After rounding the bases the right fielder earned a curtain call from fans at Yankee Stadium. (more...)
Tom Brady on Donald Trump's 'Divisive' Comments: 'I Certainly Disagree' Tom Brady on Donald Trump's 'Divisive' Comments: 'I Certainly Disagree'
- September 25, 2017

A photo of Donald Trump's " Make America Great Again " hat in Brady's locker in 2015 mired the quarterback in controversy over who he supported in the 2016 election. In the National Basketball Association, "most of our franchise guys or big-time players in the league are African-Americans", Wall said in a CSN Mid-Atlantic interview Monday, noting that when players like Chris Paul and LeBron James speak out, people listen, citing the ouster of former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald ... (more...)
Brighton's Tomer Hemed charged over 'accidental' stamp on Newcastle's DeAndre Yedlin
- September 25, 2017

I didn't see anything. " But I'm sure whoever is on the committee that punishes that sort of thing will figure it out ". I just told him that if he can not jump for the ball, why did he push me? " If I hurt him then I'm sorry ". Following their second straight home win, Brighton will next visit Arsenal followed by games against Everton, West Ham United and Southampton . (more...)
NBA Star Lebron James: Don't Let Trump Use Sports to Divide Us NBA Star Lebron James: Don't Let Trump Use Sports to Divide Us
- September 25, 2017

While the Warriors had not received a formal invitation, team officials were of the belief that one would likely be extended if the team voted on attending the White House . "That's what this is about". And we all know how much sports brings us together, how much passion it has, how much we love and care and the friendships and everything it creates. (more...)
Alvaro Morata personifies Antonio Conte's new Chelsea Alvaro Morata personifies Antonio Conte's new Chelsea
- September 25, 2017

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has the club's long-term interests in mind with his cautious approach towards selecting Eden Hazard as they prepare for Wednesday's Champions League game against Atletico Madrid. Thanks for the season we spent together. "I like him because he's a complete player and also he has a lot of room to improve in every situation, tactical, physical, technical aspect, he's very committed, his behaviour is always fantastic", Conte said. (more...)
Donald Trump Fires Back at Steph Curry's Comments About White House Visit
- September 25, 2017

His team is the reigning National Basketball Association champion. Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James has faced comparisons to NBA Hall of Fame and Chicago Bulls great Michael Jordan throughout his career, with most claiming Jordan was the greatest of all time, or the GOAT, for winning more championships. (more...)
Cavaliers expect guard Thomas to play in games by January Cavaliers expect guard Thomas to play in games by January
- September 25, 2017

According to a report from Sam Amico of Fox Sports Ohio and AmicoHoops.net, who was in attendance at the Cavs' annual media day at Cleveland Clinic Courts on Monday, Thomas could be cleared for game-time action sometime around January. Since adopting the Cavs' plan - which includes a nutritional approach - Thomas has made gains both physically and mentally, sources said, as he has experienced positive results. (more...)
NFL Ratings Mixed After Trump's Boycott Call
- September 25, 2017

However, NBC's Sunday night game between the Raiders and Redskins was anything but exciting and the rating reflected that. The " 60 Minutes " season premiere, which included Oprah Winfrey's debut as a correspondent for the show and was aided by National Football League overrun into the time period, averaged a 2.5. (more...)
Patriots fans rain boos on own players for anthem protest Patriots fans rain boos on own players for anthem protest
- September 25, 2017

The Texans had a first down at their own 25-yard line as Watson dropped back with play action and looked for DeAndre Hopkins , Houston's No. 1 receiver. "There are more good things to stand for than not", said Liz Page of Braintree, Massachusetts. "I just didn't want to give Brady the ball back with too much time ". (more...)
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp discusses Quincy Promes: 'He's a very good player' Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp discusses Quincy Promes: 'He's a very good player'
- September 25, 2017

Karius has made just two appearances for the Reds so far this season, in the 4-0 win over Arsenal and the 2-2 draw with Sevilla, but is in line for his third on Tuesday night. Karius is yet to wholly impress between the sticks, with the Reds' crumbling defence piling pressure on Klopp's goalkeepers . Karius has struggled at Liverpool since arriving from Mainz in the summer of 2016. (more...)
Alejandro Villanueva appearance surprised Steelers during anthem Alejandro Villanueva appearance surprised Steelers during anthem
- September 25, 2017

He is the recipient of the Bronze Star medal for valor and the Bronze Star medal for overseas service. Villanueva's jersey is listed a top seller for the team on jersey retailer Fanatics.com, putting him among established players like quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and wide receiver Antonio Brown. (more...)
Manchester City v Shakhtar Donetsk
- September 25, 2017

Every time before I have the same feeling. My team were really impressed. Guardiola's men will face Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday, before they face Chelsea on Saturday. "We'll be next two games at home and we can take a big step towards the knockout round in February". Pep Guardiola does not think Manchester City's brilliant start to the campaign, will strike fear in Chelsea or United. (more...)
Morata shining as Chelsea's leading man after Juve, Madrid frustration Morata shining as Chelsea's leading man after Juve, Madrid frustration
- September 25, 2017

Antonio Conte reflected on a "good day" for his Chelsea side after they cruised to a 4-0 win at Stoke on Saturday. "Alvaro don't forget, in his previous experience, didn't play a lot at Juventus or at Real Madrid", Conte told reporters. As for Hazard , after making his first start of the season in the League Cup last week, the Belgium global was again named as a substitute the win over Stoke as he continues to recover from a fractured ankle. (more...)
Darren Sproles sustains broken arm Darren Sproles sustains broken arm
- September 25, 2017

Sproles suffered the injury after a hit from Giants safety Darian Thompson followed by an awkward plant from Sproles, who held his right arm while walking off the field under his own power. He also had seven receptions for 73 yards. LeGarrette Blount had his best game with the Eagles, gaining 67 yards on 12 carries (5.6 ypc) and scoring a touchdown. (more...)
Dzumhur beats Fognini for maiden title Dzumhur beats Fognini for maiden title
- September 25, 2017

The unseeded world number 55 came from a set down to prevail 3-6 6-4 6-2 against Fognini, who lost in the showpiece for the second time in five years. "My main goal now is to recover for the final". Gojowczyk won seven matches in eight days from the Qualifiers to the final, winning 14 of the 15 sets he played in a phenomenal show of consistency. (more...)
Mino Raiola weighs in to debate over controversial Romelu Lukaku song
- September 25, 2017

That's after Man United fans refused to stop singing their song for Lukaku during a 1-0 away win at Southampton on Saturday. Lukaku is represented by super-agent Mino Raiola, and he's now spoken out about the Lukaku chant. He has asked Manchester United fans to "move on" from the song, but former midfielder Paul Ince does not believe it to be racist. Pogba is said to have left his manager unhappy with the way he managed the existing problem, though Mourinho is desperate to get ... (more...)
Mbalula invites Stephen Curry to Luthuli House following Trump drama
- September 25, 2017

Curry took a considered approach with his response, claiming that he believed such a rash outburst is "kind of beneath [what] a leader of a country" should do, but Kerr did not hold back in sending a message to President Trump. His strike began with the comments made Friday night that were directed at Colin Kaepernick and others who have declined to stand for the anthem. (more...)
Robbie Savage predicts where Man United, Man City will finish this season Robbie Savage predicts where Man United, Man City will finish this season
- September 25, 2017

Chelsea have been keeping them at an arm's length thus far but haven't been afforded much time on the ball, hence going long and direct to Morata on multiple occasions; Darren Fletcher's errant back-pass found Pedro in the 28th minute and led to Chelsea scoring their second goal with a lovely finish from just inside the box. (more...)
Broncos players take a knee Broncos players take a knee
- September 25, 2017

Running game still stale: For all that was well in the passing game, it wasn't really at all in the running game. What did we learn about the Bills in their win over the Broncos , and are they closer than we all originally thought? While the Bills have been about as expected through two weeks, the Broncos have wildly exceeded expectations. (more...)
Donald Trump Declines White House Invitation To Warriors Donald Trump Declines White House Invitation To Warriors
- September 25, 2017

Typically, championship-winning teams - victors from the the Super Bowl, the National Basketball Association finals, the World Series, and Stanley Cup, plus NCAA champions in college sports - are invited to the White House for a photo opportunity during their off-season. (more...)
Jose Mourinho dismissed for touchline antics in Manchester United win at Southampton
- September 25, 2017

Asked why he had been sent off, the Portuguese responded: "I don't know". Lukaku was an unused substitute in the 4-1 defeat of Burton, but is set to go back into the starting line-up as United return to Premier League action at Southampton on Saturday. (more...)