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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...)
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 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
- 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...)