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Viacom 18 Motion Picture Acquires Rights For Biopic On Mithali Raj Viacom 18 Motion Picture Acquires Rights For Biopic On Mithali Raj
- September 26, 2017

The leading run-scorer in women's One-day global cricket also hopes that the success of the Indian team in the World Cup triggers some sort of a revolution in the cricket as far as women cricket is concerned. Mithali is a recipient of Arjuna Award and Padmashri. Earlier, Mithali herself has confirmed the development and while interacting with the press, she stated that her story would inspire young girls to explore sports as a career. (more...)
Valley NFL fans react to weekend full of national anthem protests Valley NFL fans react to weekend full of national anthem protests
- September 26, 2017

After the game, Tomlin said he was "looking for 100 percent participation", with choosing not to take the field. Villanueva made waves on a day of protests in the NFL Sunday when he chose to be the sole Steeler to stand for the national anthem. (more...)
Andrew Tye Named as Cummins' Replacement for India T20Is Andrew Tye Named as Cummins' Replacement for India T20Is
- September 26, 2017

Meanwhile, Cummins would be returning home after the conclusion of the ODI series on October 1 in Nagpur. In his spell of 5 for 17, Tye had become the first bowler ever to have taken a hat-trick on IPL debut. After two seasons of warming the bench in the IPL, Tye made a name for himself for Gujarat Lions by picking a hat-trick against Pune Supergiants to finish with figures of 5/17. (more...)
Guardiola warn Man City players ahead of Champions League test Guardiola warn Man City players ahead of Champions League test
- September 26, 2017

And, equally, just how good Ederson is - and by good, I mean not just better than Claudio Bravo a year ago - has yet to be determined. England's Raheem Sterling scored a brace over an eight-minute span early in the second half while Argentina's Sergio Aguero found the back of the net in the 79th minute and England's Fabian Delph scored one final insurance goal in minute 89. (more...)
Diego Costa delighted to finally seal Atletico Madrid return Diego Costa delighted to finally seal Atletico Madrid return
- September 26, 2017

Stoke , now placed 13th in the league, are on a three-game winless run since their 1-0 victory over Arsenal last month. The defender has again started the current season in a positive fashion and has also bagged two goals in the league, but he is still waiting for his first call-up to the Spain squad. (more...)
Wenger To Make 10 Changes: Predicted Arsenal XI vs West Brom Wenger To Make 10 Changes: Predicted Arsenal XI vs West Brom
- September 26, 2017

Then after seven minutes Rodriguez appeared to be fouled inside the box by Gunners defender Shkodran Mustafi, but Madley did not award a penalty. The Gunners are now placed 12th in the English Premier League table with seven points in five matches and are seeking to break into the top half of the standing after the clash at the Emirates Stadium. (more...)
English Premier League: Alvaro Morata sinks Stoke 4-0
- September 26, 2017

The Spaniard is the first Blue to net a treble in the Premier League since Diego Costa in September 2014, and showed there is life in Chelsea yet, a day after his global team-mate sealed his £58 million (S$105.4 million) move to Atletico . (more...)
Conte wants more from hat-trick hero Morata Conte wants more from hat-trick hero Morata
- September 26, 2017

The 28-year-old can not formally join Atletico until January, when the transfer window reopens and the La Liga side's ban from trading is due to be lifted. The Blues could have offered around £20-30m plus Costa in order to acquire the talented French player. "We wish him all the best for the future". (more...)
No regrets over Trump 'bum' jibe, says LeBron James No regrets over Trump 'bum' jibe, says LeBron James
- September 26, 2017

The Golden State Warriors became the center of attention on Saturday morning with President Donald Trump taking to social media his decision to uninvite the organization to the White House. Basketball star LeBron James has praised the American football players who have protested against US President Donald Trump, and accused the US president of "using sports to try and divide us". (more...)
Ben Roethlisberger Wishes Steelers Approached Anthem Protest 'Differently' Ben Roethlisberger Wishes Steelers Approached Anthem Protest 'Differently'
- September 26, 2017

The decision to move off the field for the anthem allowed the team to keep "solidarity without isolating an individual", according to an unnamed source that spoke to ESPN . Out". Villanueva said that he just wanted to watch the national anthem while his teammates stayed in the tunnel. "I've made the Steelers look bad, and that is my fault and my fault only", Villanueva said. (more...)
'The Wall' Dravid Says Hardik Has Turned His Career Around 'The Wall' Dravid Says Hardik Has Turned His Career Around
- September 26, 2017

India has now taken an unassailable 3-0 lead against visiting Australian side and by virtue of that has nine back to back wins in their kitty. "I believe Ranji Trophy should be given as much importance, playing for states should be important". (more...)
Chelsea are a team of extraordinary players - Atletico boss Diego Simeone Chelsea are a team of extraordinary players - Atletico boss Diego Simeone
- September 26, 2017

Stoke away is a hard game and past year we only won in the last minutes. "It is a tough game". The former Real Madrid man blew Stoke away with a classy hat-trick and Courtois believes the Spaniard is a worthy successor to the controversial Costa. (more...)
Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva 'embarrassed' he stood alone for national anthem Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva 'embarrassed' he stood alone for national anthem
- September 26, 2017

Fanatics, which runs the NFL's online store, confirmed midday Monday, Sept. 25, that over the past 24 hours, more Villanueva gear, including jerseys and name and number T-shirts, has been ordered than that of any other National Football League player. (more...)
Hurricane Maria wreaks havoc in Dominica Hurricane Maria wreaks havoc in Dominica
- September 26, 2017

On Dominica , authorities were waiting for daylight to assess the damages from Hurricane Maria to the island nation of more than 73,000 people. This auto was seemingly flipped by the force of the hurricane's 155mph winds in San Juan, Puerto RicoWhat was the damage to Dominica and Puerto Rico? Rosselló said that Maria's size means all of Puerto Rico will experience hurricane conditions. (more...)
Cubs rout Cardinals; magic number now 1 Cubs rout Cardinals; magic number now 1
- September 26, 2017

In addition, the Cardinals lost All-Star catcher Yadier Molina in the seventh inning after he was struck with consecutive foul balls in the mask. The team announced that Molina was in the concussion protocol. The loss ended a personal four game winning streak. Brett Anderson (2-2) gave up three runs in five innings. With two outs in the first, Russell hit a double to right, scoring Bryant, Anthony Rizzo and Ben Zobrist. (more...)
Alejandro Villanueva apologizes for throwing Steeler teammates 'under the bus' Alejandro Villanueva apologizes for throwing Steeler teammates 'under the bus'
- September 26, 2017

Villanueva, with his hand over his heart, could be seen outside the tunnel while the anthem played. "Unfortunately, I threw (my teammates) under the bus, unintentionally", Villanueva said . The Steelers' decision proved unpopular with numerous team's fans, who went on social media to voice their displeasure and even posted videos of themselves burning Steelers merchandise. (more...)
Nationals-Phillies preview: All eyes on Bryce Harper Nationals-Phillies preview: All eyes on Bryce Harper
- September 26, 2017

Harper has missed 40 games since suffering a bone bruise and calf strain on August 12, when he slipped on a wet base. Our models project Harper 1 homer and a.273 batting average in 25 plate appearances, the rest of the season. After years of unfulfilled postseason expectations, due in part to key injuries, a healthy lineup and starting rotation (fingers crossed) with a mostly healthy bullpen may finally bring some World Series games to Nationals Park this October. (more...)
Neymar's arrival forced PSG to put these eight players up for sale Neymar's arrival forced PSG to put these eight players up for sale
- September 26, 2017

The claims have been completely rejected by senior sources. AC Milan are reportedly preparing to offer Edinson Cavani a route out of his Neymar troubles at Paris Saint-Germain by bringing him back to Serie A. "We have players who can make a difference". He has played for the club for four years, and feels he warrants the status of a senior player and the right to take penalties. (more...)
Ben Roethlisberger says Steelers to be on the sidelines in Baltimore Ben Roethlisberger says Steelers to be on the sidelines in Baltimore
- September 26, 2017

It was one unusual day for one of the NFL's most revered franchises. Sunday in the National Football League was unlike any other in the recent history of the league, as various players throughout the league protested during the national anthem. (more...)
Antonio Conte Antonio Conte "pleased" for Alvaro Morata following first Chelsea hat-trick
- September 26, 2017

Five points from a possible 15 to begin the season may look underwhelming, but Stoke boss Mark Hughes was quick to point out following the 2-1 defeat to Newcastle United last weekend that his side have been dealt a tough hand. Pedro is fit following a leg problem, while midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko was involved in a minor auto accident on his way home from training on Thursday but was uninjured. (more...)
Alejandro Villanueva: I threw my teammates under the bus unintentionally Alejandro Villanueva: I threw my teammates under the bus unintentionally
- September 26, 2017

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin had announced before the game that the team would wait out the anthem off the field specifically to avoid political statements. Players wanted to accommodate Villanueva, who expressed during their meeting that he didn't want to be singled out. "We as a team tried to figure it out, obviously we butchered it, but I have learned that ..." "Unfortunately, I threw [my teammates] under the bus, unintentionally", he said. (more...)
Blues confirm Diego Costa's return to Atletico Madrid Blues confirm Diego Costa's return to Atletico Madrid
- September 26, 2017

The row turned ugly when Conte sent Costa a text at the end of the last term saying he was no longer part of his plans and the forward responded by leaking the message to the media. Spanish media said Costa's transfer will be worth almost 60 million euros ($72 million). The coach is said to be a major factor in Costa's desire to return to his former employers. (more...)
Leeds defender recalled by Strachan Leeds defender recalled by Strachan
- September 26, 2017

There was a stage when even the Hampden visit of Slovakia on October 5 risked being a meaningless encounter for the Scots after they took four points from their opening four matches. 'The squad is a bit different, no doubt about that, ' Strachan said. "He's a big influence, he's captain now and that's big progress for Leeds and himself". (more...)
Antonio Conte Hails Alvaro Morata After Hat-trick Against Stoke City Antonio Conte Hails Alvaro Morata After Hat-trick Against Stoke City
- September 26, 2017

Chelsea remain three points behind leaders Manchester City, who they play at Stamford Bridge in what could be one of the season's formative games next Saturday. Morata's adaptation to a more physical and relentless style of football in England has also impressed Conte. In the last few years they've been strong in the Champions League, reaching two finals. (more...)
National anthem singer takes a knee at Seahawks-Titans game National anthem singer takes a knee at Seahawks-Titans game
- September 26, 2017

Even superstar quarterback Tom Brady, a friend of the president, appeared to sympathize with those protesting. Trump's Embarrassing Presidency Costs U.S. Tomlin said . "We're not going to be divided by anything said by anyone". The Titans tweeted "Together". In Portland, Blazers coaches and players addressed the demonstrations and the president's comments at media day . (more...)
North Korea says Trump has 'declared war' on his country North Korea says Trump has 'declared war' on his country
- September 26, 2017

The US sent B-1B Lancer bombers into worldwide airspace off North Korea's eastern coast over the weekend in the latest show of force against the isolated country. Mr Ri, who said Pyongyang's ultimate goal was to establish a "balance of power with the US", retorted that Mr Trump himself was on a "suicide mission " after the United States president said Kim was on such a mission . (more...)
Errant leaf leads to four-shot penalty at Web Finals Errant leaf leads to four-shot penalty at Web Finals
- September 26, 2017

In just the latest example of golf's regularly baffling rules tripping up an unsuspecting player, Matthew Southgate - the popular Englishman who is attempting to secure a PGA Tour card - found himself the victim of a four-shot penalty following a freakish incident that saw his ball struck by a leaf as he attempted to hole a putt. (more...)
Miami Dolphins Players Wear Shirts Supporting Colin Kaepernick Miami Dolphins Players Wear Shirts Supporting Colin Kaepernick
- September 26, 2017

While Davis tallied 20 tackles in the Jets' losses to the Bills (2-1) and Raiders (2-1) to the start the year, he struggled quite a bit against the run and in pass coverage. "Relief? Great feeling? Whatever you want to say", McCown said. Bowles said he did not hear from any Jets players who wanted to kneel instead of locking arms. (more...)
Diego Costa hails 'special' Chelsea as he makes Atletico move Diego Costa hails 'special' Chelsea as he makes Atletico move
- September 26, 2017

I don't forget that we won together last season. Diego Costa's departure from Chelsea has produced an emotional response from Cesc Fabregas . Chelsea boss Antonio Conte claims Alvaro Morata is nearly the complete player, but says the striker needs to be more aggressive on the pitch. (more...)
Lynx look for better start in Game 2 vs. Sparks Lynx look for better start in Game 2 vs. Sparks
- September 26, 2017

The Sparks players, especially Nneka Ogwumike took particular notice to her play. In her first year donning the Lynx jersey, a then 34-year-old Perkins found her do-it-all mentality could mesh nicely with the championship roster already in place in Minnesota. (more...)