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Could Manchester City chasing MLS winger create opportunity for Celtic? Could Manchester City chasing MLS winger create opportunity for Celtic?
- October 05, 2017

A source said: "City will have first dibs on Harrison at NY if he continues his rapid progress". He left the United Kingdom for America four-years-ago after coming through the Red Devils academy with Marcus Rashford and co. And the player then tried his luck in MA four years ago, with much success. The young winger has been a revelation at the MLS club, who have marked the player as a late bloomer and are excited about his future prospects. (more...)
Will Real Madrid Spend $235m on Harry Kane? Will Real Madrid Spend $235m on Harry Kane?
- October 05, 2017

Yet even Kane, a model professional who will captain his country against Slovenia on Thursday, probably never appreciated those improvements would be made not on the training pitch but in the kitchen. Given that Antonio Conte used to work with the player and more importantly, as wing-back, there's every chance that he'd want to bring him to England . (more...)
WCQ: No guarantees Nigeria will beat Zambia - Victor Moses WCQ: No guarantees Nigeria will beat Zambia - Victor Moses
- October 05, 2017

Shonga, 20, made his PSL debut at the weekend in the colours of Pirates, in their 2-2 draw against Polokwane City, after the Soweto giants edged Mamelodi Sundowns to his signature. As I said before we are working collectively as a team and as you can see right from the very first day we have shown strength and passion. The Super Eagles are ahead of other teams in Group B with 10 points and are followed by Zambia with seven points. (more...)
Tottenham to rival Blues for Everton ace Ross Barkley in January Tottenham to rival Blues for Everton ace Ross Barkley in January
- October 05, 2017

And according to the Daily Telegraph , Barkley would be paired with Eric Dier if he heads for White Hart Lane. The 24-year-old is still recovering from a pre-season hamstring injury and is not expected back until the New Year, although it looks as if his Everton career is all but over. (more...)
Raheem Sterling scores belter past Joe Hart in England training Raheem Sterling scores belter past Joe Hart in England training
- October 05, 2017

However, it is not set in stone that he will be the man to continue being captain ahead of the World Cup finals given that Jordan Henderson, Gary Cahill and Joe Hart have also held the position during Southgate's tenure. In his tweet, Shearer gave a little nod to Kane chasing his all-time Premier League goal tally. Kane still needs another 176 to catch Shearer but the Newcastle legend is clearly starting to get a little bit anxious. (more...)
Argentina boss Sampaoli explains not pairing Messi and Dybala Argentina boss Sampaoli explains not pairing Messi and Dybala
- October 05, 2017

Victory at home to Paraguay is looking imperative, as if they fail to win and then lose to Peru on the final day then they could very well miss out. Desperate times call for desperate measures and Sampaoli has decided that in order to make his team work, he has to drop one of the most exciting young forwards in world football. (more...)
Bryan Bickell retiring with Blackhawks after signing one-day contract Bryan Bickell retiring with Blackhawks after signing one-day contract
- October 05, 2017

He met the media with wife Amanda and his daughters, Kinslee and Makayla alongside him. Bryan Bickell made his National Hockey League debut in 2006-2007, but did not play regularly at the National Hockey League level until 2010-2011. While his numbers may not have seemed $16 million worthy, he was always praised for being a great teammate and a hard worker. Bryan Bickell, who started his career in Chicago when he was drafted in the second round in 2004, is finishing his career where he ... (more...)
Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette: 'I rejected interest from PSG' Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette: 'I rejected interest from PSG'
- October 05, 2017

The French global joined the Gunners this summer for a reported fee of £50 million, becoming their new record signing - a title once held by Mesut Ozil. "We've seen some fantastic finishes so far from him and I'm sure there will be many, many more to come as well, so it's exciting times for him personally and for us to have him here". (more...)
Gray to start Game 1 against Indians, Sabathia for Game 2
- October 05, 2017

The result was an 8-4 Yankees victory. Cleveland has the pleasure of sending an ace to the mound almost every night as manager Terry Francona's Tribe arguably boasts baseball's best rotation. Kluber will pitch Game 2. None of that means anything now. "That's where Brantley comes into play", Francona said. We knew it was going to be. Strength against strength - who wins out? "He's one of the best players in the league". (more...)
Brian Elliott opening the season in goal for Philadelphia Brian Elliott opening the season in goal for Philadelphia
- October 05, 2017

Voracek set up Gostisbehere, notching his second assist of the night. The Flyers are expecting big things from the third year defenseman. While the Sharks scored just 2.67 goals per game last season to reside 19th in the league, Philadelphia (2.59) struggled in that department as well en route to missing out on the playoffs for the third time in five years. (more...)
Fabregas admits hitting Alex Ferguson with pizza Fabregas admits hitting Alex Ferguson with pizza
- October 05, 2017

Fabregas was asked where the pizza struck Ferguson and indicated it was on the Scot's cheek. Back in the early 2000's, the Premier League was dominated by the rivalry between the country's two finest teams, Arsenal and Manchester United . (more...)
Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne now on Barcelona transfer radar Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne now on Barcelona transfer radar
- October 05, 2017

They smashed Liverpool 5-0 a couple of weeks ago but their best performance so far came against Chelsea last weekend. Mourinho had then insisted: "With De Bruyne, if you have a player knocking on your door and crying every day he wants to leave, you have to make a decision". (more...)
England vs Slovenia Live Stream Score Commentary in World Cup qualifying 2017 England vs Slovenia Live Stream Score Commentary in World Cup qualifying 2017
- October 05, 2017

It's probably a fair outcome. Just a single point separates themselves, Slovakia and Scotland in the battle for second place and a space in the playoffs, it does mean that the Slovenians will need at least a point from Wembley which will be tough with England having won 13 consecutive competitive games at the ground. (more...)
Zinke's Meeting with NHL Team Under Investigation Zinke's Meeting with NHL Team Under Investigation
- October 05, 2017

The Interior Department's internal watchdog said Monday it is investigating Secretary Ryan Zinke's use of charter flights. "It appears as though Secretary Zinke and his staff could have taken a commercial flight from Las Vegas to Montana if he did not attend the motivational speech to the hockey team owned by his friend and campaign donor, Bill Foley", read Grijalva's letter. (more...)
New York Yankees advance to the American League Division Series New York Yankees advance to the American League Division Series
- October 05, 2017

In 11 starts with the Yankees, Gray went 4-7 with a 3.72 ERA. "Once in a while, when a team has a sensational regular season, they have this sense like, 'We can't blip it now". In game one, Cleveland is a -130 favorite with NY coming in as a +120 underdog, while the total is set at 8.5. The divisional series in both leagues are best-of-five affairs, with the top seed in each series hosting Games 1, 2 and 5, while the team with the worst record of the two participants hosting Games 3 and 4. (more...)
Seahawks concerned Cliff Avril's neck injury could be long-term issue Seahawks concerned Cliff Avril's neck injury could be long-term issue
- October 05, 2017

If Odhiambo couldn't go, Seattle would probably turn to Matt Tobin or Isaiah Battle at left tackle. With coach Pete Carroll, general manager John Schneider and teammates near him watching silently, paramedics from the Seattle Fire Department were all around him working to find a cause for his breathing problems and eventually after about 15 minutes wheeling him out on a stretcher to an ambulance and hospital. (more...)
Red Bull chassis now the best on F1 grid - Marko Red Bull chassis now the best on F1 grid - Marko
- October 05, 2017

Reigning GP2 champion Gasly became the latest product of the Red Bull driver development system to reach an F1 seat when he replaced fellow graduate Daniil Kvyat at Toro Rosso for the Malaysian Grand Prix. While this may not yield the best results at Suzuka, it could put Red Bull at an advantage in the remaining four races, Marko hopes. "It shows that the work that we did since our poor start in Melbourne pays off, and the development goes in the right direction". (more...)
Chicago Blackhawks officially place Marian Hossa on long-term IR, sign Cody Franson Chicago Blackhawks officially place Marian Hossa on long-term IR, sign Cody Franson
- October 05, 2017

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Cody Franson (11) moves the puck as Boston Bruins left wing Matt Beleskey (39) moves in during a preseason game between the Boston Bruins and the Chicago Blackhawks on September 25, 2017, at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (more...)
Castroneves Switches from IndyCar to IMSA with Team Penske Castroneves Switches from IndyCar to IMSA with Team Penske
- October 05, 2017

Longtime Team Penske IndyCar driver Helio Castroneves will be leaving the racing series in 2018 and joining Team Penske's new IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship team, the team announced on Wednesday. Team Penske announced earlier this year that it would be forming a new team in IMSA. Castroneves, 42, will officially return to sport vehicle competition, joining fellow Team Penske drivers Montoya and Simon Pagenaud, at this weekend's 20th Anniversary Motul Petit Le Mans at Road ... (more...)
Annual GM survey shows majority think Warriors will repeat as champions Annual GM survey shows majority think Warriors will repeat as champions
- October 05, 2017

The decision-makers were right in both seasons. The Cleveland Cavaliers received the remaining 7 percent of the vote. Another 29 percent believe Kevin Durant stands a chance to win the honor. Other categories of interest: 29 percent of NBA GMs voted for Minnesota 's Karl-Anthony Towns as the player they'd pick today to build a franchise around. (more...)
China Open: Racquet-smashing, tune-humming Kyrgios swaggers through China Open: Racquet-smashing, tune-humming Kyrgios swaggers through
- October 05, 2017

Seemingly in second gear, he barely even bothered to sit down at one changeover, rushing to other end of the court instead to casually hit balls to himself against the back board. "I've been on the road now for a while, I haven't been home in a long time, it's draining", said the Canberra-native. I knew I was going to feel pretty comfortable at some stage out there. (more...)
Houston Astros vs Boston Red Sox: My ALDS Starting Pitching Rotation
- October 05, 2017

So it's less likely that you'll see the Sox run into outs against the Astros as often as they did against other teams . "So for us, matching up we made a decision to go 1 Verlander, 2 Keuchel, which leaves open the option at the back end to do whatever we want if it ends up being a Game 5 ". (more...)
LSU student's death possibly from 'Bible Study' fraternity hazing ritual LSU student's death possibly from 'Bible Study' fraternity hazing ritual
- October 05, 2017

Gruver's iPhone was located two days later, and LSUPD investigated to find who he called and texted the night of his death, the warrants said. Two people drove him to hospital immediately but he died later that day. According to the police witnesses have revealed: "that the pledges were forced to drink in excess". Witnesses told investigators that the cloaked meeting was actually an event during which frat members quizzed aspiring pledges about the organization and were mandated to drink ... (more...)
Yankees' bullpen is the wild card, almost goes the distance vs Yankees' bullpen is the wild card, almost goes the distance vs
- October 05, 2017

And yes, Aaron Judge took him deep. I love the wild card game . "Scoring those three runs right in the first inning just showed that there was - what I've seen all year - the fight in this club". He asked players to do things they don't: calling on Green in the first inning, pushing Robertson to get 10 outs in the longest outing of his career, and pulling seven more outs from Tommy Kahnle . (more...)
FC Barcelona facing Las Palmas behind closed doors amid Catalan vote FC Barcelona facing Las Palmas behind closed doors amid Catalan vote
- October 05, 2017

Barca came out for kick-off in their cavernous surroundings wearing shirts bearing the red and yellow stripes of the Catalan flag, removing them before kick-off to unveil Barca's traditional red and blue - avoiding a clash with Las Palmas' canary kits. (more...)
Paulie Malignaggi Responds To Conor McGregor Calling Him Out For UFC Fight Paulie Malignaggi Responds To Conor McGregor Calling Him Out For UFC Fight
- October 05, 2017

Lee was tapped for the contest, thanks to a 9-2 run in the UFC and a five fight , winning streak. Interviewed by the UFC's FOX Sports crew shortly after his victory over Chiesa, Lee took it upon himself to drop several shots against top-ranked contender Tony Ferguson , who coincidentally happened to be operating as a desk analyst during the broadcast. (more...)
Usmanov releases statement over Arsenal shares Usmanov releases statement over Arsenal shares
- October 05, 2017

Such a purchase would take Kroenke's ownership of the club to 97 per cent, but Usmanov - who bid £1bn for his counterpart's shares in May - is not budging. With no say in Arsenal despite a huge 30% stake, selling that on to another group to compete with Kroenke would allow him to swap to Merseyside. "This I did with the purchase of the stake of my business partner Farhad Moshiri with which I increased my shareholding from 15 percent to 30 percent, and also with my proposed offer for ... (more...)
WR Davante Adams returns to Packers practice WR Davante Adams returns to Packers practice
- October 05, 2017

He was moving well on the practice field. He still has several days to complete the final stages of the protocol so he can return to play Sunday against the Cowboys. Adams was taken to a hospital for evaluation after being knocked out of the game on September 28 and was released the next day. If he is able to play, our models project Adams for 1.9 catches, 27.6 yards, and 0.3 touchdowns. (more...)
Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay plan joint bid for 2030 World Cup Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay plan joint bid for 2030 World Cup
- October 05, 2017

Uruguay hosted - and won - the very first World Cup in 1930, and their participation as joint hosts 100 years later could add extra romance to the tournament's build-up. Macri added that the three countries participating together gave "more power" to the bid. No other bid has yet been announced for the 2030 tournament, although China has declared an interest in hosting the event in the future. (more...)
Heynckes will resume a coaching career and will return to Bayern Heynckes will resume a coaching career and will return to Bayern
- October 05, 2017

Heynckes last charge of Bayern between 2011 and 2013. It will be Heynckes' fourth time at the helm at Bayern, having been in charge on a permanent basis between 1987-1991, and 2011-2013, while also taking temporary charge in 2009. It tainted relations, particularly when Heynckes later revealed he wouldn't decide whether to retire or not until the end of the campaign. In its second season, Italian barely lasted seven days of German championship (14 points of 21 and with five of Borussia ... (more...)