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Paul Scholes Pays Phenomenal Compliment To Manchester United's Current Squad
- September 28, 2017

Jose Mourinho's side will be looking to continue their strong start to the season when they tackle CSKA Moscow in their Champions League clash on Wednesday evening. "He can mix and match but for now it looks like Matic and Pogba when he gets fit and that midfield should be as good as any". The former Manchester United star believes Mourinho's current midfield is as good as any throughout Old Trafford's decorated Premier League history. (more...)
Cowboys and Cardinals Lock Arms in NFL Anthem Protest Cowboys and Cardinals Lock Arms in NFL Anthem Protest
- September 28, 2017

The NFL squad chose to kneel before the playing of the National Anthem prior to Monday's game , but the President says he isn't too bothered about the decision. James praised the players' unity , and said: "The people run this country". The president has repeatedly stood by his criticism of the NFL's protesters, including at a Rose Garden press conference Tuesday. (more...)
Captain Faf's advice to Markram on his Bangladesh Test debut Captain Faf's advice to Markram on his Bangladesh Test debut
- September 28, 2017

Teams will no longer lose a review for a leg before wicket decision if television replays show "umpire's call" - a provision for umpires to have discretion on close decisions. Bangladesh will be without all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, whose request to be rested for the series was accepted by the Bangladesh Cricket Board. "But if we play to our full potential it will be tough for Bangladesh". (more...)
Ipswich boss hopes Simon Grayson can turn Sunderland around Ipswich boss hopes Simon Grayson can turn Sunderland around
- September 28, 2017

Ipswich took only six minutes to score as Waghorn headed home a Joe Garner cross, and the former Sunderland man didn't hesitate to celebrate. Now we've got a few more attacking players and different options. "I had some very good times there", said McCarthy. "I really feel for Simon because taking over on the back of a relegation is a really tough gig". (more...)
Jose Mourinho "angry" over Premier League scheduling?
- September 28, 2017

Chelsea defender David Luiz says his side deserved the points. "We are trying to improve that aspect and be more focused for the whole game and not play some PlayStation in the last 20 or 25 minutes". They've got to achieve things - they've got to win the Premier League again for a start [something United last did in 2013]. In his own press conference, the boss refused to confirm whether Mkhitaryan would start against CSKA - stating he had merely selected the player for media duty ... (more...)
Kane: Ronaldo And Messi Are My Motivation
- September 28, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi support Mexico Earthquake victims. "They are killers. Harry has this special skill". The France captain knows plenty about great strikers after training at close proximity to the likes of Thierry Henry, Karim Benzema and now Kylian Mbappé and, while certain that Kane will become England and Tottenham's talisman, he regards certain comparisons as premature. (more...)
Chicago Cubs clinch NL Central division with win Chicago Cubs clinch NL Central division with win
- September 28, 2017

One more victory gives them 90 for the season - an unthinkable number in early July. The Rockies own the tie-breaker over the Brewers , but not the Cardinals . Ben Zobrist followed with a single to right as Rizzo rounded second and headed to third , bringing up the evening's hero. Rizzo was visibly upset after getting hit, throwing his bat overhanded toward the Cubs' dugout. (more...)
Saquon Barkley Bumps Baker Mayfield As ESPN's Heisman Trophy Frontrunner Saquon Barkley Bumps Baker Mayfield As ESPN's Heisman Trophy Frontrunner
- September 28, 2017

I think they get ready to play the next game and they get ready to compete and that's what Iowa will do. With week 4 of the college football season in the books, ESPN has updated its Heisman Trophy watch standings, and there's a new face at No. (more...)
Dallas Cowboys Plan For Unity Gesture During Tonight's Anthem Dallas Cowboys Plan For Unity Gesture During Tonight's Anthem
- September 28, 2017

The Cardinals interlocked their arms with members of the military during the anthem. "I just feel so strongly that the act of recognizing the flag is a salute to our country and all of the people that have sacrificed so that we can have the liberties we have", Jones told hosts Shan and RJ . (more...)
First Three Fights Announced For UFC 219 First Three Fights Announced For UFC 219
- September 28, 2017

The former bantamweight kingpin has not fought since suffering his first UFC defeat in December of previous year, dropping a stunning one-sided decision defeat to current titleholder Cody Garbrandt . Dillashaw.Cruz will have to get a win under his belt first, though. Rivera (21-1) will ride an outrageous 20-fight win streak into the contest, which includes five victories inside the UFC. (more...)
Relief for Puerto Rico Takes Off From Philly Relief for Puerto Rico Takes Off From Philly
- September 28, 2017

One Foley mother says she's been anxious sick since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico last week because her daughter, son in law and four grandkids are stuck on the island. "Let me begin by saying that our hearts and prayers go out to the people of Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, who are suffering in the wake of yet another catastrophic hurricane", Trump said. (more...)
Memphis Grizzlies sign F JaMychal Green to two-year deal Memphis Grizzlies sign F JaMychal Green to two-year deal
- September 28, 2017

The 27-year-old has appeared in 179 games (91 starts) during his three-year National Basketball Association career and has averaged 7.4 points and 5.4 rebounds in 20.7 minutes while shooting 48.7 percent from the field, 35.7 percent from three-point range and 78.0 percent from the free throw line for the San Antonio Spurs and Memphis Grizzlies . (more...)
Giants' Matt Cain announces retirement after 13 seasons, three World Series rings Giants' Matt Cain announces retirement after 13 seasons, three World Series rings
- September 28, 2017

At 32 years old, he's a three-time All-Star and three-time World Series champion. It's a sad departure for Cain, who has struggled through the last five seasons due to injury, but it caps off a tenure with the Giants that saw him help the franchise win three World Series titles, as well as throw a ideal game in 2012, as one of the National League's top pitchers during the late 2000s and early 2010s. (more...)
Blue Jay power hitters tee off on Sale Blue Jay power hitters tee off on Sale
- September 28, 2017

Now the Jays won't have that happen to them, not in Boston , anyway. They're now 11-6 in their past 17 and tied with Baltimore at 75-83. Hernandez hit his fourth and fifth homers in the last five games and has two multi-homer games this month. (more...)
Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea Preview, Team News, Line-ups, Betting Tips & Prediction
- September 28, 2017

The teams' other matches were in the group stage of the Champions League in 2009, with Chelsea winning 4-0 at home and drawing 2-2 in Madrid . The Argentine coach said things were "very different" now with Antonio Conte in charge at Stamford Bridge , while dismissing the idea that the Italian had copied some of the ideas which have made his Atletico a success in recent seasons. (more...)
Antonio Conte inspires Chelsea to one of their finest European wins
- September 28, 2017

However, it was Atletico who took the lead in the 40th minute when Luiz was guilty of a silly shirt-pulling foul on Lucas Hernandez in the area and Griezmann stepped up to convert his penalty past Thibaut Courtois. "It was a fair victory for Chelsea because they just played better". The Belgium playmaker, starting for the second time this season after his broken ankle, dazzled at times. (more...)
Steph Curry also hated that Sports Illustrated cover Steph Curry also hated that Sports Illustrated cover
- September 28, 2017

This week, Sports Illustrated published a cover page with the title "A Nation Divided, Sports United". "That was awful", Curry said ( via Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicle ). Kaepernick's image appears nowhere on the cover of the issue, but Cannella claimed that "in some ways, even though his picture is not there, Colin Kaepernick is there". (more...)
Lukaku, Sterling keep Manchester clubs on top Lukaku, Sterling keep Manchester clubs on top
- September 28, 2017

The former Red Devil has watched his club's dominance fall off a cliff in the last four years, but United are now back in Europe's elite competition. Jose Mourinho was sent to the stands late in the game after referee Craig Pawson felt he had stepped onto the pitch - but his team closed out victory and continued to match City point for point. (more...)
Sweden manager angered by Jose Mourinho and Man United Sweden manager angered by Jose Mourinho and Man United
- September 28, 2017

Lindelof has featured in the European Supercup and Champions League, but that's been more out of necessity given the suspensions of Phil Jones and Eric Bailly at points during the campaign, but in terms of Premier League action, he still looks a long way off. (more...)
Alabama basketball administrator resigns during internal review of program Alabama basketball administrator resigns during internal review of program
- September 28, 2017

Alabama is conducting an internal review of its men's basketball program and in initiating this investigation fired administrator Kobie Baker . Byrne said that he couldn't identify "NCAA or SEC rules" that had been broken. Coincidentally, Byrne served as the UA's athletic director until February and was instrumental in the Wildcats' retention of basketball coach Sean Miller. (more...)
Deshaun Watson Donates 1st Game Check To Texans Employees Deshaun Watson Donates 1st Game Check To Texans Employees
- September 28, 2017

Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson is making an impact on the football field after being named the Houston starter in just his second week of his NFL career. The Texans posted video of Watson presenting his game check to the three cafeteria workers, split up, so they could use it to help put their lives back together. (more...)
Atletico Madrid boss talks Partey and player rotation Atletico Madrid boss talks Partey and player rotation
- September 28, 2017

Uncharacteristic panic suddenly gripped the Atleti defence and after a clutch of red-and-white shirts scurried towards Hazard in vain, an unmarked but stumbling Cesc Fabregas was unable to turn in the cutback from close range. He is not only the Diego that is seen on the field. Tonight, Antonio Conte will be going for his second straight Champions League win but needs to overcome the odds in order to do so. (more...)
Zidane hails 'perfect' Real breakthrough in Dortmund Zidane hails 'perfect' Real breakthrough in Dortmund
- September 28, 2017

The result was even more significant for Real, who finally managed to get a first win at Dortmund after three defeats and three draws. "It was a great game from us. He also highlighted the work of the midfield: "Isco, [Luka] Modric, [Toni] Kroos and Casemiro played wonderfully". "I think he is a complete player". (more...)
Egypt's Sisi Meets Netanyahu in NY Egypt's Sisi Meets Netanyahu in NY
- September 28, 2017

Following talks with Egyptian officials in Cairo last week, Hamas said that it had dissolved its administrative committee running Gaza and agrees to hold general elections in order to end the decade-long split, a move that was welcomed by Fatah officials. (more...)
Paul Ince predicts the outcome of Arsenal vs West Brom Paul Ince predicts the outcome of Arsenal vs West Brom
- September 28, 2017

West Brom , on the other hand, will want to replicate their comprehensive 3-1 victory over the north Londoners at the Hawthorns back in March. "Television decides", he said . There has been plenty of discussion over recent years as to the value of the League Cup and José Mourinho, the Manchester United manager, said last week English football might be better off without the competition. (more...)
Mavericks Plane Delivers Aid to Puerto Rico Mavericks Plane Delivers Aid to Puerto Rico
- September 28, 2017

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban allowed Barea to use the team's private plane to deliver water, food, generators and other desperately-needed supplies to an island that has been decimated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. "That's my understanding. That's a situation he's got to take care of". Barea says he would like to be able to take more supplies to Puerto Rico. The donations ended up filling seven 18-wheelers with toiletries, food and water. (more...)
Military option for North Korea not preferred, but would be 'devastating' Military option for North Korea not preferred, but would be 'devastating'
- September 28, 2017

Air Force F-15C Eagle fighter escorts from Okinawa, Japan, flew in worldwide airspace over waters east of North Korea. "The United States has not "declared war" on North Korea". Lee said the United States appeared to have disclosed the flight route intentionally because North Korea seemed to be unaware. Over the weekend, the US sent warplanes into worldwide airspace east of North Korea, in a show of force that included B-1B Lancer bombers and F-15C Eagle fighter escorts. (more...)
Lone Steelers Player Who Stood During the National Anthem: 'I Feel Embarrassed' Lone Steelers Player Who Stood During the National Anthem: 'I Feel Embarrassed'
- September 28, 2017

The Steelers did not have players participate in protests but believed they had been challenged by the president in an unfair way. Smith, who was on vacation as of September 26 according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, also released a statement regarding what had occurred. (more...)
Nike sides with National Football League players in Trump showdown Nike sides with National Football League players in Trump showdown
- September 28, 2017

While NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was somewhat diplomatic in his comments, union head Paul went straight for the jugular, challenging the president's manhood. "By acting and not going, hopefully that will inspire some change when it comes to what we tolerate in this country and what is accepted", Curry said. (more...)
Fiery crash kills three, shuts down southbound 605 Freeway in Whittier Fiery crash kills three, shuts down southbound 605 Freeway in Whittier
- September 28, 2017

They were driving southbound in the fast lane in a Nissan when a Chevy Camaro driven by 26-year-old Edgar Verduzco struck them from behind near Washington Boulevard. Perez said there were no open containers in the vehicle, but that Verduzco showed signs of being intoxicated. He was being held in lieu of $100,000 bail. (more...)