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Manchester City confirm Benjamin Mendy has ruptured ACL in right knee
- October 01, 2017

City medical staff say Aguero will be absent for between two to four weeks with a broken rib suffered when a taxi the Argentinian star was travelling in - after attending a concert on his day off - crashed in Amsterdam on Thursday. The French defender picked up the injury during the first half of City's Saturday's 5-0 Premier League victory at home to Crystal Palace . "We are going to see finally what he has". (more...)
India look to test bench strength against Australia India look to test bench strength against Australia
- October 01, 2017

As a result, the highest total of this series was set by the visiting team and now the series score is 3-1. India , who lead the series 3-1, have already clinched the title. The likes of Ajinkya Rahane , Virat Kohli , Jasprit Bumrah , Bhuvneshwar Kumar , Kuldeep Yadav to name a few, consistently put in those long hours behind the scenes to ensure their performance levels never dip on the all-important match day. (more...)
Manchester United fighting for trophies on all fronts, says Ashley Young
- October 01, 2017

The in-form Belgium striker can match Andrew Cole's club record of seven goals in his first seven Premier League matches against embattled Crystal Palace, before attention turns to worldwide matters with Belgium. "(Zlatan) Ibrahimovic, Pogba, (Marcos) Rojo, I don't think about these players", he added. "He has ambitions, he enjoys, so I think it's a global evolution. (more...)
El Bayern Munich despidió a Carlo Ancelotti El Bayern Munich despidió a Carlo Ancelotti
- October 01, 2017

En el comunicado oficial publicado por el Bayern en su página web, habla del extenso "análisis interno" realizado por la cúpula de la entidad después del KO frente al PSG y lamenta que el rendimiento del equipo no corresponda "con las expectativas del club", poniendo como ejemplo "el partido de París". (more...)
Mourinho: 'Lukaku is not just about the goals he scores' Mourinho: 'Lukaku is not just about the goals he scores'
- October 01, 2017

Jose Mourinho says Manchester United are relying on Romelu Lukaku to keep shouldering the goal-scoring burden until Zlatan Ibrahimovic returns to fitness. "When I looked at the fixtures, I only looked to the period of time we have to recover from match to match", he told a media conference. "I don't think it's fair". (more...)
Bayern sack Ancelotti after defeat at PSG Bayern sack Ancelotti after defeat at PSG
- October 01, 2017

There was a lot to be made of Ancelotti's decision to not start Mats Hummels and Jerome Boateng in the back against PSG or veterans Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery in the attack. "I now expect the team to have a positive development and top performance, so we can reach our goals for this season". "The one we saw in Paris is not the real Bayern Munich, we all agree". (more...)
Stanton reaches 59 home runs in Marlins' victory Stanton reaches 59 home runs in Marlins' victory
- October 01, 2017

But he never put the ball in the air, grounding out twice, striking out twice, and driving a single through the hole at second for a RBI hit. They were fun to watch. The Marlins will face Braves right-hander Lucas Sims (3-5, 4.85 ERA). In his 164.2 innings and 14-7 record this year, Urena has a 3.77 ERA with 111 Ks and 60 BBs. (more...)
Mike Trout has 200 home runs already Mike Trout has 200 home runs already
- October 01, 2017

Paxton has allowed three or less runs in each of his last 10 starts, but he does have an ERA of 4.08 on the road compared to an ERA of 2.45 at home. "I just got some pitches to hit and didn't miss them", Trout said. The Angels tied it in the bottom of the inning when Andrelton Simmons singled and eventually scored on Cliff Pennington's sacrifice fly. But Seattle regained the lead on the fifth on an RBI single by Robinson Cano , making it 3-2 and knocking Skaggs out of the game. (more...)
Man City's show of force thrills Guardiola
- October 01, 2017

Guardiola suggested that Chelsea and Spurs like to play football pretty much everywhere on the pitch. " United play long ball, second ball up to Fellaini, Pogba, when they have the quality to play". We go to Old Trafford or White Hart Lane or Emirates Stadium, we are going to try. " Manchester City have improved on last season and brought in a lot of good signings". (more...)
Bayern part company with Carlo Ancelotti Bayern part company with Carlo Ancelotti
- October 01, 2017

Italian Ancelotti joined the Bavarian outfit last season and won the Bundesliga title in his debut campaign. A statement on the club website said Ancelotti had left after "internal analysis" following the defeat to PSG . "I would like to thank Carlo for the cooperation and regret the development she has taken". Carlo is my friend and will remain my friend, but we had to make a professional decision. (more...)
Obama, Bush, Clinton give Presidents Cup executive buzz Obama, Bush, Clinton give Presidents Cup executive buzz
- October 01, 2017

A 2012 World Golf Hall of Fame inductee, Mickelson has won The Masters three times, the PGA Championship and The Open Championship. Another day like this and that's what the worldwide team will be - history. "I think we saw the strength of the USA team come out, but in all fairness to my guys, I don't think they played as well as they were capable of". I think we come into this week feeling a lot better about ourselves knowing that we do have an opportunity to beat the American side, even ... (more...)
No. 1 Crimson Tide routs Ole Miss No. 1 Crimson Tide routs Ole Miss
- October 01, 2017

Dispatching the Rebels would be another step on the team's fourth-straight trip to the College Football Playoff. TV/radio: TV: ESPN; radio: FM-95.5. Regardless of the storylines leading into this game, fans are well aware that you can't always predict what will happen in a marquee game like Alabama v. (more...)
Florida State survives Wake Forest in 26-19 win Florida State survives Wake Forest in 26-19 win
- October 01, 2017

Wake Forest took the lead early in the fourth quarter when after quarterback John Wolford, who was almost sacked by FSU defensive end Brian Burns and linebacker Matthew Thomas, found tight end Cam Serigne for a 27-yard reception in the red zone. (more...)
LSU stunned, falls to Troy 24-21 LSU stunned, falls to Troy 24-21
- October 01, 2017

The stunning defeat raises the concerns over whether Ed Orgeron is the right man for the job. It's not too surprising the game was close again this time. After Chunn's second fumble of the game on the LSU 11, Etling drove LSU 92 yards for another touchdown on a 20-yard pass to Moreau. The next drive for LSU ended with a turnover on downs. (more...)
Twins double up Tigers 6-3 Twins double up Tigers 6-3
- October 01, 2017

After retiring Sano, Romine moved to first base, his ninth position of the night. Farmer settled in, allowing two hits and a walk from the second inning through the fourth. Twins third baseman Miguel Sano, activated from the disabled list after missing 38 straight games with a stress reaction in his left shin, pinch hit in the sixth inning , his first at-bat since August 19. (more...)
Pep Guardiola reveals the team he would love to manage Pep Guardiola reveals the team he would love to manage
- October 01, 2017

The Nigerian global will be making his 15th appearances against the Citizens if he makes the starting line up on Saturday. Already this season, City players have scored 21 goals and will hope to continue that at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. (more...)
Auburn Tigers defeat Mississippi State Bulldogs, 49-10 Auburn Tigers defeat Mississippi State Bulldogs, 49-10
- October 01, 2017

Mississippi State appeared in serious danger of getting run off the field for the second week in a row, but its defensive line came to life to help limit the explosive Auburn offense over the rest of the half. 16, with Fitzgerald accounting for four touchdowns against a talented defense. After facing three top-15 teams in a row during a brutal stretch, things get much easier for Mississippi State . (more...)
High school football players booted from team for kneeling during national anthem High school football players booted from team for kneeling during national anthem
- October 01, 2017

The cousins, both students at Victory & Praise Christian Academy, said that after the anthem ended, their coach, Ronnie Mitchem, told them to remove their uniforms because they were being kicked them off the team, the Houston Chronicle reported . (more...)
Tennessee was totally helpless against Georgia. What questions did this game answer?
- October 01, 2017

Tennessee now must build off that performance. If Georgia wants to go to the College Football Playoff and win an SEC Title, they'll need Fromm to be more efficient and protect the ball better. The pass rush has stepped up since with two sacks in a 26-20 loss to No. 21 Florida and the seven sacks against UMass. Before Saturday, none of the last six games in this series had been decided by more than eight points, including Tennessee's 34-31 victory last season on a Hail Mary as time ... (more...)
NFL's protests are a slap in the face NFL's protests are a slap in the face
- October 01, 2017

Trust me, I don't always see eye to eye with their views or their opinions , but you come together towards a common goal and you learn to respect and love them as your brother. "White people make up roughly 62 percent of the US population but only about 49 percent of those who are killed by police officers", The Washington Post reports. (more...)
Chelsea Vs Manchester City: Conte, Guardiola set for battle Chelsea Vs Manchester City: Conte, Guardiola set for battle
- October 01, 2017

That does not appear as it will be the case here, though, with two very in-form heavyweights set to slug it out in London when Chelsea host Manchester City on Saturday. Half Time . Chelsea 0-0 Manchester city . Having fallen behind to Atletico in Madrid on Wednesday, Chelsea levelled when Hazard teed up Alvaro Morata and snatched a 2-1 victory with the last kick of the game when Michy Batshuayi stabbed home. (more...)
Lester sharp as Cubs pound Reds 9-0 Lester sharp as Cubs pound Reds 9-0
- October 01, 2017

He gave up one earned run on two hits with three strikeouts and two walks over six innings in a 5-4 home loss to the Red Sox his last start. Kyle Hendricks also could start the playoff opener against the Nationals next Friday. Chicago had the bases loaded in the third when Schwarber shattered his bat on a bloop single to center. The Cubs continued to provide some rest to regulars, starting with first baseman Anthony Rizzo exiting the game after three innings and right fielder Jason ... (more...)
Internationals have mountain to climb at Presidents Cup Internationals have mountain to climb at Presidents Cup
- October 01, 2017

The U.S. will clinch early, and a tidal wave of scoring should follow. Team USA's assistant captain Tiger Woods even tried to argue the case for his compatriot but in the end the global pairing walked to the next hole with a 1up lead. Open champion Brooks Koepka and his hot putter for a 3-and-2 victory that put the Americans on the cusp of victory. It was the sixth consecutive time they led after the opening session in an event they haven't lost in two decades. (more...)
Presidents Cup: Anirban Lahiri forced to DQ hole after rules infraction Presidents Cup: Anirban Lahiri forced to DQ hole after rules infraction
- October 01, 2017

The United States were threatening to run away with another Presidents Cup after a four-ball rout on Friday that left a global team reeling and searching for answers. The Internationals finally won a hole at the 10th - where they both birdied, but Hoffman closed out the match with a birdie at 13. After his tee shot on the third-which was sprayed off the grid-Lahiri was informed his second sand shot was against the rules. (more...)
Kirk Herbstreit Is Impressed With Penn State's Performance Kirk Herbstreit Is Impressed With Penn State's Performance
- October 01, 2017

Donning its "Generations of Greatness" uniforms, Penn State (5-0, 2-0 Big Ten) experienced much less anxiety as it dispatched IN, 45-14. Just when it seemed Penn State was going to run away with it completely, IN responded well IN the second quarter and scored two touchdowns to make it 28-14 heading into halftime . (more...)
San Juan mayor slams comments on Puerto Rico response
- October 01, 2017

So to be clear, the President of the United States heard the angry plea of an elected leader in a U.S. Territory ask for help to avoid massive deaths, and he hears this a a political cudgel - that has been called on by his political opponents - designed only to hurt him. (more...)
Harry Winks starts for Tottenham ahead of Sissoko vs. Huddersfield Harry Winks starts for Tottenham ahead of Sissoko vs. Huddersfield
- October 01, 2017

Winksy injured his ankle last spring against Burnley , but it has finally healed and he's back playing important minutes for Spurs. "He is completely different to our other midfielders like Victor Wanyama , Eric Dier, Mousa Dembele and Mousa Sissoko". (more...)
Corruption scandal threatens eligibility for college players Corruption scandal threatens eligibility for college players
- October 01, 2017

Top-tier college basketball programs were thrown into turmoil Tuesday as federal prosecutors unveiled criminal charges against 10 coaches, managers, financial advisers and sportswear company representatives, accusing them of a web of illicit payments to cash in on the vast riches generated at the sport's highest levels. (more...)
Pep Guardiola Takes Pop At Man Utd's Style Of Play
- October 01, 2017

Brace yourself for Round 2 of the Manchester Mind Games Derby the next time Mourinho is anywhere near a microphone, or if you're more of a "let's settle this where is counts" kind of a fan, on 9 December when they meet at Old Trafford. Guardiola is starting to make City a force as well, with the Etihad giants making a stunning start to the new season. Already this season, City players have scored 21 goals and will hope to continue that at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. (more...)
Liverpool hammering inspired Arsenal's recent turnaround, says Arsene Wenger Liverpool hammering inspired Arsenal's recent turnaround, says Arsene Wenger
- October 01, 2017

The manager believes they have since become a "united group", which has been reflected in their run of five wins and a draw at Chelsea, to contrast their one win in four before then when they also conceded nine times . "It was a very hard one as well because you have two weeks to think about everything that happened". "Mesut Ozil will not be available for Sunday", said Wenger in his pre-match press conference with what he calls a "very short-term" injury. (more...)