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Conte hails potential 'great striker' Morata after Chelsea hat-trick Conte hails potential 'great striker' Morata after Chelsea hat-trick
- September 27, 2017

Since Hazard and Bakayoko are both ready to play as much as Antonio Conte wants them to, the Chelsea boss now has nearly his entire squad ready to play and rotate as he sees fit. "It always makes you a little nervous when time is passing by, but (Atletico chief executive) Miguel Angel Gil has made a great effort and I'm grateful to him, like everybody at the club". (more...)
Jim McElwain names Florida's starting QB for upcoming Vanderbilt game Jim McElwain names Florida's starting QB for upcoming Vanderbilt game
- September 27, 2017

The son of Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio threw the interception on his first offensive series but bounced back quickly, leading the Gators to two touchdown drives in the four quarter, including his go-ahead touchdown pass to Freddie Swain. (more...)
Kevin de Bruyne keen on new Manchester City deal
- September 27, 2017

United's fans again aired a chant about Lukaku that draws on racial stereotypes about black men's penises and the club said they had requested CCTV footage from Southampton to identify the culprits. Steve Parish and their new sporting director Dougie Freedman are working hard to improve the squad as quickly as possible and that means investigating the free-agent market for players they could add to the squad as soon as they sign. (more...)
Chicago Bears vs. Pittsburgh Steelers: Defensive grades Chicago Bears vs. Pittsburgh Steelers: Defensive grades
- September 27, 2017

Villanueva, a retired Army Ranger and veteran of combat in Afghanistan, said he received numerous texts from other veterans before the game imploring him to salute the anthem. Villanueva said the Steelers were internally united but had chose to "stay away from the situation" given different opinions - the offensive line wanted to stand for the anthem - on how to handle Trump's remarks from a Friday rally in Alabama , when he said protesting players should be fired and were "sons of b--". (more...)
Baby girl on board for Cristiano Ronaldo and his girlfriend Baby girl on board for Cristiano Ronaldo and his girlfriend
- September 27, 2017

Georgina posted a video of herself having salsa dancing lessons - belly proudly on show - and wrote a caption alongside it which roughly translates to: "Dancing makes your heart happy". Cristiano and Georgina put an end to speculation back in July that they were expected their first child together, which would be another sibling for Cristiano Jr, Mateo and Eva, who were all born to surrogate mothers. (more...)
Cesc Fabregas enjoyed Cesc Fabregas enjoyed "spectacular connection" with Diego Costa at Chelsea
- September 27, 2017

The 24-year-old centre-forward scored five goals in 12 appearances in the Champions League before the Serie A giants lost 3-1 to Barcelona in the 2015 final. This is not an easy group so winning at home is a must and I think that will be on the mind of the Atletico Madrid players and manager. "He's a great guy, I spoke to him on Saturday when he was watching (Atletico's) game - we enjoyed a spectacular connection both on and off the pitch". (more...)
Mesut Ozil wants to join Manchester United next summer Mesut Ozil wants to join Manchester United next summer
- September 27, 2017

And it appears he wants to join another Premier League outfit. Ozil a free agent will no doubt attract plenty of interest. That would be shocking for Arsenal as Ozil is said to be on the radar of Manchester United , a direct rival of the North London club. (more...)
Álvaro Morata is a complete player, says Antonio Conte Álvaro Morata is a complete player, says Antonio Conte
- September 27, 2017

Costa came close to leaving Chelsea during the summer before an initial deal with Atletico fell through, but he has not linked up with Conte's squad this season in a bid to force a move away from the club. "Now he is involved totally in our style of football and our idea and he is very strong", Conte said. He is working very well. I hope I have that great feeling with Alvaro. (more...)
Mbalula: Dutch tourists 'follow home' robbery threatens tourism Mbalula: Dutch tourists 'follow home' robbery threatens tourism
- September 27, 2017

The brigadier said no arrests had yet been made in this robbery, and appealed to the public to inform the police should with any information that could lead to arrests, by dialing 08600 10111. Five more men then appeared and tied up the driver and tour guide before robbing the group. People panicked and even got firearms aimed at them. South Africa is battling high crime rates, with official data showing 51 people are murdered a day. (more...)
No Mercy sets collision course for Wrestlemania No Mercy sets collision course for Wrestlemania
- September 27, 2017

Otherwise, the show featured the standard match previews and predictions from the panel on the WWE Network . The Miztourage cycle tags and cut the ring off from Jordan. This is good stuff. This was the shortest match on the main card; forty seconds shorter than the women's match. Alexa Bliss retained her championship against Bayley , Emma , Nia Jax , and Sasha Banks . (more...)
Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO) Stock Closed Above Its 50 Day Average Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO) Stock Closed Above Its 50 Day Average
- September 27, 2017

It has underperformed by 40.63% the S&P500. "(AAPL), AT&T Inc. (T) and Nvidia ..." published on September 20, 2017, Marketwatch.com published: "Apple stock suffers worst product launch week of the iPhone era" on September 21, 2017. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $55.00. As per Monday, October 12, the company rating was downgraded by Sidoti. (more...)
Pittsburgh Steelers Coach Speaks out After Anthem Controversy Pittsburgh Steelers Coach Speaks out After Anthem Controversy
- September 27, 2017

CBS News reported that Cecil Township Volunteer Fire Department #2 Chief Paul Smith posted a comment about the issue on Facebook and used the racial slur toward Steelers' head coach Mike Tomlin . In an act of mass defiance, dozens of players and numerous team owners, coaches and executives either took a knee or linked arms when the national anthem was played before Sunday's games. (more...)
Dolphins inform Lawrence Timmons he'll be active Sunday Dolphins inform Lawrence Timmons he'll be active Sunday
- September 27, 2017

TMZ has reported that Timmons was trying to get to Pennsylvania because he had "spoken with his baby mama who lives there and had told her he missed the baby and wanted to visit". To make room for the reinstated Timmons, the Dolphins waived linebacker Justin March-Lillard. The 31-year-old signed a two-year deal with the Dolphins in the offseason following a 10-year stint with the Pittsburgh Steelers , who originally selected the linebacker in the first round of the 2007 NFL Draft out of ... (more...)
LeBron James Comes Across More 'Presidential' Than Trump — ESPN's Kellerman LeBron James Comes Across More 'Presidential' Than Trump — ESPN's Kellerman
- September 27, 2017

While only four players took part in the protest last weekend, the President's comments led to widespread anger - and nearly 200 players taking a knee on Sunday. "Even though this state voted for Trump, that doesn't stop me inspiring the people of this state and inspiring the youth", James said. It brings people together like none other. (more...)
Blue Jays notebook: Big second inning lifts Toronto to victory Blue Jays notebook: Big second inning lifts Toronto to victory
- September 27, 2017

Josh Donaldson was instrumental in the win as he tallied three RBIs in the box score. Sale came into Tuesday's game needing three strikeouts to achieve the milestone. Three starts, no runs, 11 hits, two walks and 35 strikeouts. That gave Toronto the lead for good as they went up 5-2. Teoscar Hernandez has been a force at the plate since joining the Blue Jays in the summer, especially in the month of September. (more...)
LeBron James: Intentions to end career in Cleveland haven't changed LeBron James: Intentions to end career in Cleveland haven't changed
- September 26, 2017

James and Irving have not communicated since Boston broke deal; In July, James communicated to Irving, who asked to be cleared, "I wanted to get to him because I wanted to get an idea of why he wanted to leave this team, and he told me it was way he wanted to draw it". (more...)
Pittsburgh Steelers to skip National Anthem, remain in Locker Room Pittsburgh Steelers to skip National Anthem, remain in Locker Room
- September 26, 2017

Dozens of NFL players across the league opted to kneel during the national anthem after President Donald Trump said players should be fired by the NFL for kneeling. He says some players who have been kneeling during anthems have even approached him before or after games and thanked him for his service including other players in the NFC North. (more...)
We're not afraid of tough opponents, says India captain Amarjit We're not afraid of tough opponents, says India captain Amarjit
- September 26, 2017

Speaking on the preparations of the team Mr. Patel elaborated, "We have also committed ourselves to build a fine competitive team". "The LOC as well as the government of India has approached the honourable prime minister to come and witness the opening match between India and United States and as well as to formally launch the U-17 World Cup". (more...)
RB Trent Richardson signs with CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders RB Trent Richardson signs with CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders
- September 26, 2017

Richardson, who was traded by the Browns to the Colts early in his second year in Cleveland, spent parts of two seasons in Indianapolis. Reports surfaced in August that Richardson planned to sign with Saskatchewan, but the former Alabama star told AL.com's Matt Zenitz that he'd decided against it because one-year CFL contracts contain a team option for another season. (more...)
Giants owner 'very unhappy' with Odell Beckham Jr. celebration Giants owner 'very unhappy' with Odell Beckham Jr. celebration
- September 26, 2017

I don't want to kick off from the 20-yard line, it doesn't help our team. EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants say they will internally handle Odell Beckham Jr .'s embarrassing post-touchdown celebration. He also said on Twitter after the game that his gesture was in response to President Donald Trump's statements calling any NFL player who knelt during the national anthem a "son of a bitch". (more...)
Von Miller: 'I killed the game' with that penalty vs. Bills Von Miller: 'I killed the game' with that penalty vs. Bills
- September 26, 2017

After Von Miller pummeled Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor and forced an errant pass that was tipped by Adam Gotsis at the line, he reached his hand out to help Taylor up. It hits you in the stomach. They couldn't get it done - going out on downs after seven plays - allowing Taylor to come onto the field, kneel twice, and secure the win for Buffalo. (more...)
Chiefs place kicker Santos on injured reserve Chiefs place kicker Santos on injured reserve
- September 26, 2017

Despite this, Santos was able to finish the game. The return to action convinced Santos and the Chiefs the fourth-year veteran was ready to return for full regular duties. Butker, who was a seventh-round selection out of Georgia Tech, was bidding with Graham Gano for the Panthers' kicking job. Over his four-year career at Georgia Tech, Butker was 43-of-60 and only missed two of his 210 extra point attempts. (more...)
White House: Trump's 'SOB' Comments Are Patriotic White House: Trump's 'SOB' Comments Are Patriotic
- September 26, 2017

I'm not sure how those two things would be combined". " Wouldn't you love to see one of these National Football League owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, 'Get that son of a bitch off the field right now, out, he's fired ". (more...)
Maryland's Kasim Hill out for season with torn ACL Maryland's Kasim Hill out for season with torn ACL
- September 26, 2017

The injury comes just three weeks after sophomore Tyrrell Pigrome tore his ACL in the season opener at Texas . Sophomore Max Bortenschlager , who replaced Hill against UCF, is the top quarterback on the depth chart. "We're going to buckle up and go fight and do whatever we've got to do and pick each other up". Maryland is no stranger to quarterback injuries. Hill came on in relief and helped Maryland secure a 51-41 win in Austin, and passed for 163 yards on 13-for-16 through the air ... (more...)
Teddy Bridgewater is eligible to practice in three weeks Teddy Bridgewater is eligible to practice in three weeks
- September 26, 2017

The non-contact injury was a torn ACL and dislocated knee, and it's kept him off the field ever since. The PUP list works differently from injured reserve . In three years at Louisville, Bridgewater completed 68.4 percent of his passes for 9,817 passing yards, 72 touchdowns and 24 interceptions. PFT reports the Vikings plan to "proceed with caution", suggesting Bridgewater will not be thrown into the fire even if he is healthy enough to play, but that could change if Sam Bradford (knee) ... (more...)
Sam Bradford only has a bone bruise in his left knee
- September 26, 2017

That performance, coupled with Bradford's injury and Teddy Bridgewater's status on the physically unable to perform list, had Vikings fans and the media searching for answers at the quarterback position. Dalvin Cook threw more dirt on the Adrian Peterson time capsule with another diversified game that revealed how versatile and valuable this rookie can be running and catching passes out of the backfield for a recalibrated offense. (more...)
Auburn University suspends basketball coach arrested in Federal Bureau of Investigation corruption probe
- September 26, 2017

Joon Kim, the acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of NY, said Tuesday morning that the covert nature of the investigation means the NCAA wasn't aware of the situation until the FBI's announcement Tuesday morning. Assistant Coach Chuck Person has a chat with Jordon Granger during a timeout. "Month after month, the defendants exploited the hoop dreams of student-athletes around the country, allegedly treating them as little more than opportunities to enrich themselves through bribery ... (more...)
Dallas Cowboys 'take the knee' before the National Anthem
- September 26, 2017

Trump on Friday night criticized NFL players who lodge protests during the national anthem . "I hope that I'm clear and I hope that our team is clear: We want to respect the flag". The entire team - and the Cardinals , too - was standing when Jordin Sparks sang the Star-Spangled Banner. No, Carson isn't having a moment of madness after the president called players who protest the anthem "sons of b--h". (more...)
NFL Week 3 sees boost in TV ratings NFL Week 3 sees boost in TV ratings
- September 26, 2017

These decisions come after President Trump's incendiary comments on Friday calling NFL players who kneel during the national anthem "SOB's" and saying they should be fired. And the slide is part of a trend that predates the recent widespread controversy over the national anthem and associated protests . While the ratings service ComScore can not measure overnight ratings, numbers from week one of the National Football League season are in. (more...)
Mark Cuban Slams Donald Trump Over NFL Protest Controversy Mark Cuban Slams Donald Trump Over NFL Protest Controversy
- September 26, 2017

It was weird, but at the end of the day, it's still sad that a year after [Colin] Kaepernick took that knee we're still not talking about the actual issue which he took the knee for: police brutality and systematic racism and things like that. (more...)

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