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Gareth Barry set a new Premier League appearance record ! Gareth Barry set a new Premier League appearance record !
- September 27, 2017

What's certain is that by the time he DOES hang up his boots, he and Ryan Giggs - now second place behind Barry in terms of league appearances - will stand alone as two bona fide Premier League legends. "I think back to watching you for the first time as a young kid at Bodymoor Heath and realising straight away that I was in trouble for my place". "I've not really given it too much thought about who is behind me", he said. (more...)
We Will Respond - Leeds United Boss Reacts To Cardiff Defeat We Will Respond - Leeds United Boss Reacts To Cardiff Defeat
- September 27, 2017

Following defeat, Leeds now sit second in the Championship table on 20 points, although will fall into third on Wednesday when sixth placed Sheffield United take on third placed Wolverhampton Wanderers , no matter the result. " We try to do our best and some days you have a bad result ". Warnock, who is one of Leeds' many former managers, spoke highly of his former club ahead of the fixture, he said : "They look the part when you look at the team sheet, the substitutes". (more...)
Garbine Muguruza advances as other leading seeds bow out at Wuhan Open Garbine Muguruza advances as other leading seeds bow out at Wuhan Open
- September 27, 2017

The 25-year-old Czech overpowered Zhang 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 in just over two hours, breaking an unlucky streak for the competition's top seeds. "I will try to just keep going forward". In other matches, Karolina Pliskova triumphed over China's second-ranked player Zhang Shuai in three sets. Muguruza will secure the number one ranking if she reaches the semifinals, though if she does not reach the last four Pliskova can regain the top spot if she wins the title. (more...)
Fowles helps Lynx even WBNA Finals Fowles helps Lynx even WBNA Finals
- September 27, 2017

But Lindsay Whalen's pass to Seimone Augustus went awry when Augustus stumbled on the court, causing the ball to bounce off her out of bounds. "Because that's just not fair". The Lynx's defense held two L.A. MVPs to NO made shots in the first half. That also hurt last year's MVP, Nneka Ogwumike, who scored just 11 points on a brutal 3-of-13 shooting with 6'6 Fowles all over her. (more...)
'Complete player' Morata has adapted to the Premier League, says Conte 'Complete player' Morata has adapted to the Premier League, says Conte
- September 27, 2017

He knew that it would be there when he joined and he came from a huge club anyway. "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". Hazard started for Chelsea for the first time since the FA Cup final against Nottingham Forest but he was back on the bench against Stoke. "He is nearly flawless in his technique as a striker and I make no apology for going on about it", Nevin told the club's website. (more...)
Packers sign tackle Ulrick John, put Murphy on injured reserve Packers sign tackle Ulrick John, put Murphy on injured reserve
- September 27, 2017

The Green Bay Packers are a banged up bunch as they head into the Thursday night matchup against Chicago. Murphy started all three games this season for the Packers, opening at right tackle against Seattle for Byran Bulaga and then moving to the left side for David Bakhtiari against Atlanta and Cincinnati. (more...)
Red Sox's injured Betts, Nunez not in lineup Red Sox's injured Betts, Nunez not in lineup
- September 27, 2017

Pomeranz began the night looking for his 17th win while just five innings short of matching his career high. After Donaldson's early display, he had some company from his teammates with Hernandez leading off the fifth with a solo homer and Kendrys Morales adding a two-run boast in the same inning. (more...)
Jeopardy! Contestants Miss Very Easy Football Questions Jeopardy! Contestants Miss Very Easy Football Questions
- September 27, 2017

That was the case on Monday night when there was a category "NFL TEAMS BY HALL OF FAMER". Looks like there really is a Marcus Allen in the Rockies organization - just not the Super Bowl MVP Marcus Allen whom host Alex Trebek was looking for. (more...)
Adam Gase exhausted of Dolphins' 'garbage' offense Adam Gase exhausted of Dolphins' 'garbage' offense
- September 27, 2017

But a season ago, the Dolphins were 24th in yards per game and 17th in points per game. Gase described the performance as "garbage" and said he has seen too much of that since becoming coach previous year. "I'm upset about the way our offense played", he continued. "It's hard for me to tell when you're watching it and you just see an incompletion". "We're not doing it, so we'll figure out a way to make adjustments". (more...)
Dale Earnhardt Jr., invoking JFK, sides with people who protest during anthem Dale Earnhardt Jr., invoking JFK, sides with people who protest during anthem
- September 27, 2017

Period", Petty said . "If they don't appreciate where they're at...what got them where they're at? "The United States", Petty said in comments reported by the AP. The Associated Press kept a sort of live blog of how athletes in all major sporting events protested - or didn't protest - the National Anthem on Sunday. (more...)
More teams dribble into National Football League row, link arms during anthem More teams dribble into National Football League row, link arms during anthem
- September 27, 2017

At a game Monday night between Dallas and Arizona, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones joined his team's players in kneeling before the national anthem was performed, then standing during the song itself. The protests started more than a year ago when former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand during the national anthem as a protest over police treatment of minorities. (more...)
Washington Mayor Invites Golden State Warriors To Nation's Capital Washington Mayor Invites Golden State Warriors To Nation's Capital
- September 27, 2017

The Warriors have been strongly critical of Trump, ranging from Curry, Kevin Durant, Andre Iguodala and David West. Warriors coach Steve Kerr also voiced his reservations surrounding Trump's initiatives and speeches that have received criticism from various minority and women groups. (more...)
Philadelphia Eagles sign RB Kenjon Barner with Darren Sproles on IR Philadelphia Eagles sign RB Kenjon Barner with Darren Sproles on IR
- September 27, 2017

Barner offers Philadelphia an option to fill out the running back rotation quickly, assuming he retained his knowledge of coach Doug Pederson's offense past year. LeGarrette Blount , Wendell Smallwood, and Corey Clement will each see increased production in the wake of Sproles' injury, with Smallwood in line to take Sproles' role as the team's pass-catching running back. (more...)
Carmelo Anthony to Start at Power Forward for Thunder, Says Billy Donovan Carmelo Anthony to Start at Power Forward for Thunder, Says Billy Donovan
- September 27, 2017

Anthony's move to OKC , however, did not happen overnight. But discussions with the Thunder moved quickly that night and into Saturday morning, and by the afternoon NY had agreed to the trade that brought Enes Kanter , Doug McDermott and a second-round pick to NY. (more...)
Rep. Al Green to Force Trump Impeachment Vote in House Rep. Al Green to Force Trump Impeachment Vote in House
- September 27, 2017

Speaker, not as a liberal or conservative". The topic turned to NFL players who knelt during the national anthem. "This is a level of indecency is unbecoming of the presidency". "I denounce the comments that were made, and I rise to announce that on next week, Mr. Speaker, I will bring a privileged resolution before the Congress of the United States of America", said Green, a member of the Congressional Black Caucus. (more...)
Pulis Blames Officiating For West Brom Defeat To Arsenal Pulis Blames Officiating For West Brom Defeat To Arsenal
- September 27, 2017

Sanchez actually dives for the first free kick and he should be booked for diving. "Then the tackle in the box on Jay, it is a stonewall penalty". "It is part of the game and things didn't go for us today", Pulis told BBC after the match. (more...)
English Premier League Report: Stoke City v Chelsea 23 September 2017 English Premier League Report: Stoke City v Chelsea 23 September 2017
- September 27, 2017

Alvaro Morata earned the praise of his manager after he continued to fill the boots of Diego Costa with a hat-trick in Chelsea's 4-0 victory at Stoke . "After his injury and surgery you need time , and if I make the decision (to start him) it is because I think he is ready". Now it's important to rest well and prepare for another game against Atletico. (more...)
Manchester City vs Chelsea Manchester City vs Chelsea
- September 27, 2017

Chelsea have been champions for two of the last three seasons. He made it six goals in as many games with a superb hat-trick at Stoke City. With Romelu Lukaku scoring seven since his close-season move from Everton and Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial also among the goals, United look capable of winning the title for the first time since 2013. (more...)
Conte: Morata will marry my daughter Conte: Morata will marry my daughter
- September 27, 2017

Morata's record after six games is six goals and two assists. Conte pointed out that the former Juventus man has a new situation to adjust to this season given, for all his obvious prowess, he has never been an undisputedly first-choice striker at club level before now. (more...)
Antonio Conte reacts to Alvaro Morata's display for Chelsea at Stoke Antonio Conte reacts to Alvaro Morata's display for Chelsea at Stoke
- September 27, 2017

Speaking at his post-match news conference, Conte said: "Alvaro performed very well". In any case, the change had the desired effect as Chelsea kept a clean sheet, running out 4-0 winners courtesy of a hat-trick from Alvaro Morata and a strike from Pedro . (more...)
Carson Wentz offered kicker game check if he hit FG Carson Wentz offered kicker game check if he hit FG
- September 27, 2017

Just ask the Philadelphia Eagles, who not only beat their division rival Sunday (the New York Giants ), but did so on a 61-yard field goal from kicker Jake Elliott as time expired. Consider that no team has lost in such brutally quick fashion on two late field goals in nearly 23 years. At a base salary of $540,000, Wentz makes $31,764 per week. (more...)
Anderlecht v Celtic preview: Brendan Rodgers confident his side will improve Anderlecht v Celtic preview: Brendan Rodgers confident his side will improve
- September 27, 2017

We'll do everything we can to fight for the result. Celtic will be without defender Anthony Ralston for Wednesday's Champions League match at Anderlecht. They have a good mix, a lot of speed up front, physically strong, a well-organised defence and good technique on the ball. "The players have been absolutely brilliant but you only have to look at the number of games and the travel, and how we play with that energy, so of course, we have to strategically look at the next game". (more...)
End physically, the English players think of End physically, the English players think of "a strike"
- September 27, 2017

Also high on Brown's to-do list is to identify a successor to Eddie Jones , who remains adamant he will be leaving the job as England head coach in 2019. "What I haven't seen yet are real analysis of the facts around it so let's understand what is happening with the loading of players, let's understand about the rest periods and when they can occur, let's look at the mix between our global players and other players within that and start to build a fact base". (more...)
Diego Costa joins Atletico Madrid Diego Costa joins Atletico Madrid
- September 27, 2017

As good as that is, though, it does not quite match the spectacular start Costa enjoyed to his Chelsea career, where he bagged eight goals in his first six games at a rate of one every 62 minutes. "He is totally fit and in contention for tomorrow's game". You know that after a bad injury, after surgery, you need time. "He's nearly ready to play but if I make this decision it will be because I'm comfortable with it", the Italian added. (more...)
Bulls reach buyout agreement with Dwyane Wade Bulls reach buyout agreement with Dwyane Wade
- September 27, 2017

The Cavaliers are the obvious front runner, due to Wade's friendship with LeBron James , their successful past playing together in Miami and the likelihood Wade would only want the minimum contract he can take to sign with Cleveland. As well as the Cavs, Wade is also being courted by the San Antonio Spurs , Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder , according to reports. Johnson is Miami's top bench scorer, but is set to make a hefty $19 million in the 2018-19 season as the team's ... (more...)
Morata hat trick leads Chelsea to big win
- September 27, 2017

But that also raises a question, that is partially fired by Morata's effective but conspicuously clean performances so far, and Conte's other description of him as a "polite player". Chelsea ran out 4-0 winners on Saturday afternoon and Conte thinks that Spain worldwide has found the transition to England easy since his £58 million move from Real Madrid in the summer. (more...)
Atletico agree deal to re-sign Costa from Chelsea Atletico agree deal to re-sign Costa from Chelsea
- September 27, 2017

Simeone said he did not yet view Costa as an Atletico player and that he is only thinking about Saturday's game against Sevilla at the Wanda Metropolitano. I don't see any problem [with Hazard on the bench]. And Shevchenko believes Chelsea found the ideal striker to fill the boots of last season's top scorer. (more...)
Alvaro Morata warns Chelsea's Premier League rivals he will only get better
- September 27, 2017

Morata has adapted well to life in the Premier League since his £60 million move from Real Madrid in the summer and his manager feels his predatory instincts are truly impressive. 'I am happy with my start in the Premier League but I can do better, ' he said. 'It's a very important week before the worldwide break and we need to give our best for these two matches, ' he added. (more...)
National Basketball Association star LeBron James says Trump trying to 'divide us' National Basketball Association star LeBron James says Trump trying to 'divide us'
- September 27, 2017

Over the weekend Trump lashed out at NFL players who chose to kneel during the national anthem to protest racial inequality and police brutality - saying they should be fired. "And that's why I sit up here today, still in this uniform, still ready to lead this franchise to a championship, put us in a position where we can be successful". (more...)
Sarri dismayed by Feyenoord goal despite comfortable Napoli win Sarri dismayed by Feyenoord goal despite comfortable Napoli win
- September 27, 2017

Marek Hamsik and Insigne each shot wide as Napoli ended the first half firmly on top. Having lost its Group F opener at Shakhtar Donetsk, Napoli played with an urgency that produced effective results. Substitute Piotr Zielinski handed the jersey to Insigne to hold up to the camera, but it wasn't Milik's. A missed Kevin Diks' back pass than gifted Mertens the second on 49 minutes with Callejon's third on 70 minutes again following a lost ball by the Dutch defense 35 metres out from their ... (more...)

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