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Jordan Henderson keeps captaincy as Gareth Southgate demands England get Wembley roaring Jordan Henderson keeps captaincy as Gareth Southgate demands England get Wembley roaring
- September 03, 2017

The winger, like his worldwide team-mates, struggled to break down a resilient Maltese side and he was taken off at half-time, before the visitors improved after the break to eventually run out 4-0 winners. "Well, we won't be getting a result just because we're playing at home or because we've got a record of however many years", said Southgate , whose side will be usurped at the top of the pool should they lose to Slovakia. (more...)
Raheem Sterling backed by Gareth Southgate after England withdrawal Raheem Sterling backed by Gareth Southgate after England withdrawal
- September 03, 2017

We have a home game and if we get the right result we are virtually in Russian Federation". We know the task we have. "Well, we won't be getting a result just because we're playing at home or because we've got a record of however many years", said Southgate , whose side will be usurped at the top of the pool should they lose to Slovakia. (more...)
Trump speaks with Abe over phone about NKorean missile launch Trump speaks with Abe over phone about NKorean missile launch
- September 03, 2017

The United States often sends its warplanes to South Korea, mostly for patrols, when animosity rises on the Korean Peninsula, which is technically in a state of war because the 1950-53 Korean War ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty. (more...)
Hamilton takes record 69th pole at wet Monza Hamilton takes record 69th pole at wet Monza
- September 03, 2017

Despite the bad result and losing the points lead after back-to-back victories for Hamilton at Spa and Monza , Vettel remains confident in Ferrari's ability to challenge Mercedes in the remaining seven races of 2017. It's shaping up as another close battle after Vettel chased Hamilton throughout last weekend's Belgian GP, nearly catching him with 10 laps to go, before ultimately finishing second behind the Briton. (more...)
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger confirms €100m offer for Monaco playmaker Thomas Lemar Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger confirms €100m offer for Monaco playmaker Thomas Lemar
- September 03, 2017

It's all too nice. Arsenal legend and Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson has taken aim at his former club once again today, claiming the Gunners should have attempted to sign Danny Drinkwater from Leicester before his move to Chelsea . (more...)
Arsene Wenger optimistic key Arsenal duo will sign contract extensions Arsene Wenger optimistic key Arsenal duo will sign contract extensions
- September 03, 2017

You have to respect what happens on the negotiation side. "But €180m is too much for us". " I know we live in the era of transparency but at some stage, to respect everybody you have to not talk too much about that ". "I wanted him. He chose to stay at Monaco". However, Lemar's decision to stay at Monaco scuppered the deal. However, it seems Liverpool should not be overly concerned by Wenger's testimony, with the Times ' Jonathan Northcroft suggesting Lemar would prefer a move to ... (more...)
Trump, First Lady Hug Children, Serve Meals to Harvey Victims Trump, First Lady Hug Children, Serve Meals to Harvey Victims
- September 03, 2017

Almost a week after Hurricane Harvey crashed into the Texas coast, causing at least 39 deaths so far, hundreds of evacuees began arriving in Dallas via bus and Air National Guard planes overnight and into Friday. The priority is to get those who are not able to return to their homes into some form of temporary housing, Fargione said. In the Harris County area of Clear Creek, the almost 127 centimetres (50 inches) of rain that fell there equated to a once in a 40,000 year event, Jeff ... (more...)
Johnson takes clubhouse lead at TPC Boston Johnson takes clubhouse lead at TPC Boston
- September 03, 2017

The postseason field is now down to the top 100 players this week. Or you can go with a more balanced approach with... "You can't win them all if you don't win the first one, right", Johnson said. That feels very steep for the 7th best player on the planet. If my body isn't rested and ready then I may just enjoy being home with my family for four months. (more...)
Nadal eases past Mayer to progress at Flushing Meadows Nadal eases past Mayer to progress at Flushing Meadows
- September 03, 2017

The final scoreline read 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2, but Nadal as lucky Daniel had flat spots and seemingly ran out of energy - not a surprise for someone who normally plays on the Challenger circuit over five sets in a physical match against Nadal . (more...)
13 thoughts on decisions Eagles made in getting to 53-man roster 13 thoughts on decisions Eagles made in getting to 53-man roster
- September 03, 2017

LeGarrette Blount also survived cuts after rumors swirled a couple weeks ago that he was not guaranteed to make the roster, meaning that the Eagles will carry five running backs into the season. Byron Marshall was cut Saturday. Fields and Tago were also cut along with linebacker Don Cherry, defensive tackles Gabe Wright and Winston Craig, receiver Rashard Davis, tight end Anthony Denham, cornerback Aaron Grymes, center Tyler Orlosky, tackle Victor Salako, and tight end Adam ... (more...)
JJ Watt's Hurricane Harvey fundraising efforts surpass $17 million JJ Watt's Hurricane Harvey fundraising efforts surpass $17 million
- September 03, 2017

The costs of rebuilding are expected to reach into the billions, and potentially higher than the $151 billion price tag from Hurricane Katrina after it struck the MS and Louisiana coasts more than a decade ago. One of the first aftershocks from the hurricane came on Thursday morning, when floodwaters destabilized the Arkema chemical plant in Crosby, Texas , causing an explosion. (more...)
Cowboys-Texans game funds going to recovery Cowboys-Texans game funds going to recovery
- September 03, 2017

O'Brien spoke at The Star in Frisco, where the Texans were practicing after taking refuge in North Texas over the weekend. Sean Lee said,"There is more important things than football right now and I think Houston being able to see their families is a big deal". (more...)
Brohm anticipates multiple QBs will play vs. Louisville, including Blough Brohm anticipates multiple QBs will play vs. Louisville, including Blough
- September 03, 2017

Whenever he is on the field, it is impossible to keep him from reaching the endzone. -WR Jaylen Smith, a junior, is expected to have a breakout season as the featured player in the passing game. He returned to practice Sunday. That set up a touchdown pass from David Blough to Brycen Hopkins to make it 21-13. Blough finished the night having competed 18 of his 26 passes for 175 yards, and two touchdowns to go along with those two interceptions. (more...)
New year, same LSU defense, as Tigers dominate BYU New year, same LSU defense, as Tigers dominate BYU
- September 03, 2017

Derrius Guice racked up a 122 yards rushing, with two touchdowns, and the LSU defense only gave up 97 yards total in a 27-0 victory. Many of them, including starting CB Kevin Toliver and ILB Donnie Alexander , were serving one-game suspensions from head coach Ed Orgeron . (more...)
Cilic, Isner Upsets Add to US Open Chaos; Federer, Nadal Up Saturday Cilic, Isner Upsets Add to US Open Chaos; Federer, Nadal Up Saturday
- September 03, 2017

Many players are injured this week. "After that, I was playing for my pride". "I can not play the way I want because I'm too stressed, too under pressure, too tight", Pouille said. "It's never good to win this way", Shapovalov said afterward. He doesn't have, like, a weaker side, which is going to be I think tougher for me because I would have to really mix up my game and try to find the weaker spot. (more...)
Rafael Nadal fights back to beat Leonardo Mayer at US Open
- September 03, 2017

That appeared to carry over to the ensuing game when Nadal finally broke Mayer on his 14th break point of the match to take a 4-3 lead in the set. "That's going to be my goal", said Nadal. That's what I did. "When finally I did it, everything changed". The unseeded Ukranian progressed 6-1 6-0 6-4 and secured his first appearance in the fourth round of a grand slam since 2011. (more...)
Nebraska leads Arkansas State 27-26 after action-filled first half Nebraska leads Arkansas State 27-26 after action-filled first half
- September 03, 2017

The Red Wolves wouldn't go away, though. With less than a minute remaining in the first quarter, the 6-foot-4 quarterback, heralded as a potential National Football League draft pick, took a snap and lofted an arcing ball that fell into Stanley Morgan Jr .'s hands 44 yards away, inches away from the outstretched arms of the opposing defensive back. (more...)
Fromm leads Georgia to win in unexpected debut Fromm leads Georgia to win in unexpected debut
- September 03, 2017

Then, on Georgia's first drive of the second half, Chubb burst out for runs of nine, 10 and 10 yards to get the Bulldogs into field goal range and prevent the App State players from turning the game around. If teams pick up on it in film, they'll start loading the box and force Fromm to go deep. After the game, App State head coach Scott Satterfield said this is something a team can not do against any team and expect success , let alone a national powerhouse like Georgia . (more...)
Rahm grabs lead but Leishman in touch at Dell Technologies Rahm grabs lead but Leishman in touch at Dell Technologies
- September 03, 2017

One hole later, after Poulter hit a chip that ran out past the cup by 8 feet, Mickelson stepped up from a similar position, took out his 64-degree wedge and played a delicate pitch to tap-in range once again. But it's been a good first two days. Well, Rory McIlroy thinks that if he was on the bag for you, he'd be able to trim five or six shots off your round. (more...)
JJ Watt's Hurricane Relief Fundraiser Hits $12 Million and Counting JJ Watt's Hurricane Relief Fundraiser Hits $12 Million and Counting
- September 03, 2017

Like numerous residents of Houston, Z-Ro remains positive on his country-inspired song, rapping, "I seen a Black man rescuing a white man/Can't nobody tell me my city won't be alright, man/Flood water to the ceiling, we ain't go no lights, man/It ain't safe to brush your teeth/You just might lose your life, man". (more...)
Lewis Hamilton's future career plan coming into focus Lewis Hamilton's future career plan coming into focus
- September 03, 2017

Crucially for Mercedes , Bottas will start in front of the two Mercedes, and that could mean a very solid before between Vettel's ambitions and Hamilton's vehicle. It's double standards. They should listen to us in these conditions. On Sunday, he'll become the youngest driver to start a race from the front row. (more...)
Ross Barkley Breaks Silence On Chelsea Deal Collapse Ross Barkley Breaks Silence On Chelsea Deal Collapse
- September 03, 2017

But, according to the Daily Telegraph , Chelsea hope to reach an agreement which will allow Barkley to move to Stamford Bridge in the January transfer window. Everton owner Farhad Moshiri revealed that a transfer fee of 35 million pounds ($45 million) had been agreed and Barkley had passed a medical examination when the midfielder changed his mind about moving. (more...)
Cowboys release Kellen Moore, leaving undrafted Cooper Rush as likely backup QB Cowboys release Kellen Moore, leaving undrafted Cooper Rush as likely backup QB
- September 03, 2017

One of the more intriguing battles throughout the preseason was the battle between Kellen Moore and Cooper Rush for the backup quarterback spot behind Dak Prescott . The former Boise State quarterback was among the final roster cuts as National Football League teams had to cut down to their rosters to 53 men. He also had 55 interceptions and completed 62 percent of his passes. (more...)
Minnesota Vikings cut starter Alex Boone for refusing pay cut Minnesota Vikings cut starter Alex Boone for refusing pay cut
- September 03, 2017

Boone's release means the Vikings will count $3.4 million in dead money against their salary cap this season, but also clears up $3.3 million in space for this season. Easton started a handful of games at center last season and has been mixing in and out with Elflein at center for the majority of the offseason. The 2013 first-round pick, who is dealing with a nerve issue in his right knee that has prevented his quadriceps muscle from working properly, will start the year on the non-football ... (more...)
Clemson band trolls Ohio State with '31-0' formation at halftime Clemson band trolls Ohio State with '31-0' formation at halftime
- September 03, 2017

It took the Tigers just two plays to score on their ensuing possession as Bryant connected with wide receiver Deon Cain for a 61-yard touchdown. Coordinator Brent Venables' defense held Kent State to only 120 yards - all of them gained on the ground as the Golden Flashes never attempted a forward pass on the afternoon. (more...)
American Red Cross hosts shelter training workshop American Red Cross hosts shelter training workshop
- September 03, 2017

The list of its relief efforts is long . During the campaign, customers can donate any amount to the American Red Cross at registers in Walmart stores and Sam's Clubs or on Walmart.com and Samsclub.com. "I am working closely with my team at BeyGOOD as well as my pastor (Rudy Rasmus at St John's in downtown Houston) to implement a plan to help as many as we can". (more...)
Temple secondary faces tough test against Notre Dame Temple secondary faces tough test against Notre Dame
- September 03, 2017

Of course, one of those would include last season as the Irish lost to Texas in the season opener and finished 4-8. Every quarterback on Temple's roster has been preparing like he will receive the first snap against the Fighting Irish on Saturday. (more...)
Slaven Bilic rejected chance to sign Sanches and Krychowiak Slaven Bilic rejected chance to sign Sanches and Krychowiak
- September 03, 2017

Sullivan also said in his transfers review that both Grzegorz Krychowiak and Renato Sanches had been "offered to the manager before their switches elsewhere" but that manager Slaven Bilic "told us that he is happy with the squad he has". (more...)
Record-setting Lock carries Missouri past Missouri State Record-setting Lock carries Missouri past Missouri State
- September 03, 2017

Odom, who calls the defensive signals, said he greatly simplified things at halftime, sticking nearly entirely with the base defense. After an 11-yard Crockett touchdown run put Mizzou up 48-35 going into halftime, McCann drilled a 35-yard field goal to put Mizzou up 51-35 with 12:35 left in the third. (more...)
COWBOYS GAME DAY: Wyoming takes on Iowa to open 2017 season COWBOYS GAME DAY: Wyoming takes on Iowa to open 2017 season
- September 03, 2017

Zaleski had seven punts for 203 yards in the loss. The sophomore threw three touchdown passes and orchestrated a Hawkeye offense which slowly gained confidence as the game progressed and overcame the absence of starting center James Daniels. (more...)