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Colts rule Andrew Luck out of game vs. Rams Colts rule Andrew Luck out of game vs. Rams
- September 06, 2017

On Sunday, the Colts removed Luck from the Physically Unable to Perform list, where he's been since the end of July. It's also worth noting that the Colts will be without Andrew Luck and center Ryan Kelly , which is a huge break for the Rams defensive line and really decreases the need to rush Donald back. (more...)
Diego Costa Atletico Madrid move 'unlikely, not impossible' before deadline Diego Costa Atletico Madrid move 'unlikely, not impossible' before deadline
- September 06, 2017

Nonetheless, Costa's omission from the Champions League squad proves that his days at Chelsea are numbered. Instead, Antonio Conte has opted to only include two out-and-out strikers in his group stage roster. "But Chelsea do have grounds to sue Diego". Costa is continuing to accumulate fines through his non-appearance at Chelsea and could soon end his exile. (more...)
Netherlands keep World Cup hope alive with win over Bulgaria Netherlands keep World Cup hope alive with win over Bulgaria
- September 06, 2017

Nevertheless, the best they can realistically hope for is second place, with the French on course to top the group after destroying the Dutch 4-0 in Paris last Thursday. The match in Zagreb resumed after 21 minutes, with Vida's goal - his first for Croatia in four years - coming after 74 minutes when he headed home Luka Modric's free kick into the bottom corner. (more...)
Mahrez made 'last push' for Manchester United transfer Mahrez made 'last push' for Manchester United transfer
- September 06, 2017

So desperate was the Premier League victor to get away from his current club, he allegedly left his national team Algeria's training camp in order to force through a transfer. It seems very unlikely that any side would be willing to pay Leicester's asking price in the January transfer window, since such big money signings are generally made later in the year. (more...)
New Barcelona signing Ousmane Dembele calmed by Kylian Mbappe during transfer saga New Barcelona signing Ousmane Dembele calmed by Kylian Mbappe during transfer saga
- September 06, 2017

Dembele came in for criticism during his final days at Dortmund for skipping training sessions as he tried to force a move. I don't know if it will be hard for me to adapt. "I wanted to learn, play Champions League games, know what that competition was, to play a whole season with a big team, playing regularly, developing", he said. (more...)
West Ham to sue Sporting Lisbon over Carvalho claims West Ham to sue Sporting Lisbon over Carvalho claims
- September 06, 2017

Sullivan went on to claim that Sporting accepted said offer, but that it was too late on deadline day to have the player undergo a medical. " David Sullivan lies", he said. Sullivan has also revealed why Bilic refused to sign the former Psg and Bayern Munich stars: "Grzegorz Krychowiak and Renato Sanches were both offered to the manager before their switches elsewhere, but he told us that he is happy with the squad he has ". (more...)
Julie 2 Trailer Launch: 5 not so sanskari quotes from Pahlaj Nihalani Julie 2 Trailer Launch: 5 not so sanskari quotes from Pahlaj Nihalani
- September 06, 2017

The producer-turned CBFC chief never failed to make headlines with his constant controversial statements and actions from January 2015 to August 2017 when he was removed from his Censor Board position and replaced by lyricist, marketing maven and screenwriter, Prasoon Joshi. (more...)
Wisconsin No. 9 in latest AP Poll Top 25
- September 05, 2017

The Seminoles were predictably the biggest downward mover, dropping from No. 3 to No. 10 following their loss to Alabama - and the loss of QB Deondre Francois to a knee injury. UNA opened the season ranked sixth in the pre-season AFCA poll and was one of 11 Top 25 teams to drop their season-opening game. Six SEC teams were represented in the AP Top 25 with No.1 Alabama leading the way followed by, No. (more...)
NFL Files Motion To Dismiss Ezekiel Elliott Case NFL Files Motion To Dismiss Ezekiel Elliott Case
- September 05, 2017

The lawsuit says the union and Elliott's representatives plan to file for a temporary restraining order in hopes of making Elliott eligible for the season opener September 10 against the New York Giants . The league calls the NFLPA's motion an "utter waste of judicial resources". "We're bringing back mostly all the pieces and we spent a lot of time together and we gel well". (more...)
Ontario Provincial Police officer hit and dragged by auto during traffic stop Ontario Provincial Police officer hit and dragged by auto during traffic stop
- September 05, 2017

It happened just after 9:30 a.m. While Chatelain's injuries were initially believed to be critical, Schmidt says the officer was expected to be released from hospital Monday afternoon. Officers with Peel were assisting the OPP with road closures at the time. Police later said they had arrested one person in connection with the investigation but did not indicate if charges had been laid. (more...)
Spain seven points from qualifying for 2018 World Cup Spain seven points from qualifying for 2018 World Cup
- September 05, 2017

And it wasn't Italy's veteran coach Giampiero Ventura who lavished praise on Spain star Isco after he inspired a 3-0 win World Cup qualifying win for La Roja which all but secures their place at Russian Federation 2018. "We go home with quite a heavy defeat, but we look forward". Italy have been at every World Cup apart from 1930, when they did not enter, and 1958, the only time they failed to qualify. (more...)
Ex-Liverpool star Heskey: Klopp should play Oxlade-Chamberlain on the wing Ex-Liverpool star Heskey: Klopp should play Oxlade-Chamberlain on the wing
- September 05, 2017

One other major factor for choosing Liverpool was his intention to progress in central midfield. But there were nevertheless some interesting captures this week, including Liverpool's addition of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal, Michael Cox writes. (more...)
Peter Lawwell appointed to key European Clubs Association role Peter Lawwell appointed to key European Clubs Association role
- September 05, 2017

The issue came to a head past year when UEFA, with the European Club Association's (ECA) backing, introduced changes to the Champions League which will reduce the number of group stage slots allocated to teams from Europe's smaller leagues. (more...)
Running back Le'Veon Bell signs tender with Steelers Running back Le'Veon Bell signs tender with Steelers
- September 05, 2017

And then he was asked whether he was in "football shape". "I felt like it rhymed better, so I kept going". "I feel like I did a lot of training". "I feel good", Bell told NFL Network". And that's despite Bell missing 10 games and suffering a season-ending torn MCL in 2015. In his senior season with the Razorbacks, he completed 65.9 percent of his passes for 3,440 yards, 30 touchdowns and eight interceptions. (more...)
What does retaining Gareth Bale mean for Real Madrid? What does retaining Gareth Bale mean for Real Madrid?
- September 05, 2017

However, it seems the "Special One" still tried to pull-off a sensational coup as the Mirror cite a report from Don Balon that claims Mourinho convinced the United board to launch a £90m bid for Bale during the closing stages of the summer window. (more...)
Cavaliers already shopping pick acquired in Kyrie Irving trade Cavaliers already shopping pick acquired in Kyrie Irving trade
- September 05, 2017

When the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics completed the trade that sent Kyrie Irving to Boston and All-Star guard Isaiah Thomas , forward Jae Crowder , Center Ante Zizic , Brooklyn Nets' unprotected 2018 first-round draft pick, and Boston's 2020 second-round pick to Cleveland , the only question that remained was Thomas' health. (more...)
President Trump to donate $1 million to Harvey relief President Trump to donate $1 million to Harvey relief
- September 05, 2017

As of the Labor Day holiday weekend, approval by Congress was widely anticipated in late September of a stopgap bill, or continuing resolution , to continue current spending levels for two to three more months. The president is commending the families and rescue workers dealing with the remnants of the massive storm in Texas and Louisiana. Authorities, "won't start rounding people up" at shelters, he said. (more...)
Houston Rockets Owner Sells Team For Record Price Houston Rockets Owner Sells Team For Record Price
- September 05, 2017

The Rockets announced on Tuesday that the owner of the Landry's restaurant empire and Golden Nugget Casinos and Hotels is buying the team, including operation of the Toyota Center Arena. Before this deal can be official, it will first have to be approved by the NBA's board of governors. In a surprising move back in July, Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander made a decision to put the team up for sale . (more...)
Storm see off Stars to book Super League final spot Storm see off Stars to book Super League final spot
- September 05, 2017

Both New Zealanders are the only batters to score a century in the WSL so far. In reply, Storm stuck their noses in front as Priest unfurled an attacking innings which included 10 fours and three sixes and came from a mere 33 balls. The Malvern ace faces Surrey Stars at Hove in the semi-finals tomorrow (2.30pm) as Storm aim to secure a meeting with Southern Vipers in the final (6pm). (more...)
Bulgarian Challenger Kubrat Pulev Vows to Upset Anthony Joshua Bulgarian Challenger Kubrat Pulev Vows to Upset Anthony Joshua
- September 05, 2017

There won't be much hugs we'll just box. 'October 28, I will be defending my IBF, WBA and IBO heavyweight championship title of the world against Kubrat Pulev . "Anthony is a formidable opponent", Pulev said in translated comments. "October 28 can't come soon enough", he said. Eddie Hearn the game will be played at the Principality stadium in the Welsh capital. (more...)
Antoine Griezmann's Buyout Clause Drops to £92m Following End of Transfer Window Antoine Griezmann's Buyout Clause Drops to £92m Following End of Transfer Window
- September 05, 2017

The Ros Rojiblancos were banned from making any new signing this summer after they were found guilty of landing an under-aged player. The only obstacle for United for a January transfer could be Griezmann being unavailable for the latter stages of the Champions League, where it is expected he would be Cup tied after having assumedly having played for Atletico in the upcoming group stages. (more...)
Scotland face Malta in must win tie at Hampden Park Scotland face Malta in must win tie at Hampden Park
- September 05, 2017

But, with England coming from behind to beat Slovakia at Wembley, the Scots can seal second spot in Group F by defeating Slovakia at Hampden next month and then winning in Slovenia. It means we will have everything to play for at home to Slovakia and away to Slovenia. "A lot of it is down to the manager, I think he's done a fantastic job, pulled us through a tough time ". (more...)
Argentina coach Sampaoli urges players to avoid 'traumatic' pressure Argentina coach Sampaoli urges players to avoid 'traumatic' pressure
- September 05, 2017

Jorge Sampaoli's side is in fifth place but is only two points back of second-place Colombia and the three points from this game are essential for staying competitive with the other top teams in the region. Midfielder Ever Banega - who missed the match in Montevideo due to suspension - is also likely to return, replacing his Sevilla teammate Guido Pizarro. (more...)
Rory McIlroy admits he wants season over after another missed cut Rory McIlroy admits he wants season over after another missed cut
- September 05, 2017

He is the leader in the race for Tour Player of the Year and seems to be blossoming into what he always dreamed he could be. Thomas finished his third round with eight birdies. Rahm sank a 60-foot eagle putt on the final hole of the Farmers Insurance Open in January to earn his first PGA Tour victory, and he picked up his first European Tour win at the Irish Open in July. (more...)
Shields struck by batted ball, exits game in seventh Shields struck by batted ball, exits game in seventh
- September 05, 2017

Shields (2-6) is listed as day to day after X-rays were negative. The Indians led from the second inning, when Sox right-hander James Shields gave up two runs on Carlos Santana's solo home run and Roberto Perez's RBI double. I threw him a first pitch slider. They are now three games behind the Astros in that department. "To his credit, he took it like a champ, he put his head down and shut his mouth and he walked back to the dugout". (more...)
Turnovers doom Jackets in thrilling 2OT loss to Tennessee Volunteers Turnovers doom Jackets in thrilling 2OT loss to Tennessee Volunteers
- September 05, 2017

Once Yellow Jackets coach Paul Johnson figured out the soft spots of UT's defense, namely its mid-section, the yards started piling up. "I was certainly disappointed with the outcome". In the end, the outcome was decided by a two-point conversion in the second overtime. "We thought, if somebody is investing in this, we want to be part of it", Tennessee Vols fan Jewel Bunch said. (more...)
Liverpool face continued Thomas Lemar fight as Arsene Wenger confirms interest
- September 05, 2017

Wenger included both Alexis Sanchez and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in his starting line-up despite the pair both being linked with moves away from the club. The last time Arsenal lifted the Premier League title was in the 2003/04 season. "I wanted him too, but €180m is too much for us". "We want our fans to be behind us in this moment even if we are very sorry for what we delivered but to have a successful team we need to have that". (more...)
Tom Brady moving on from the Super Bowl, focused on 2017 Tom Brady moving on from the Super Bowl, focused on 2017
- September 05, 2017

But despite being called the greatest of all time, Brady is still expecting some nerves during opening night against the Chiefs . " Football is very humbling", Brady said. "Starting the season, I know they have a lot of events planned, probably all the families coming in". It's a big game. "It's going to take a lot of good football to get where we need to be". (more...)
Virat Kohli equals Sachin Tendulkar's record in ICC ODI rankings Virat Kohli equals Sachin Tendulkar's record in ICC ODI rankings
- September 05, 2017

Kumar ended a spirited fourth-wicket partnership, which had set Sri Lanka up for a challenging score after the hosts won the toss and chose to bat. Last time India witnessed whitewash in the overseas. He will play five front-line bowlers more often than not. The India national cricket team is high on confidence and they should be able to carry the same momentum into today's match too. (more...)
Dell Technologies Championship: Justin Thomas earns fifth win of season Dell Technologies Championship: Justin Thomas earns fifth win of season
- September 05, 2017

Keeping his mistakes to a minimum, Thomas outlasted them both by closing with a 5-under 66 for a three-shot victory in the Dell Technologies Championship . He also closed the round bogey-bogey. Spaniard John Rahm and Briton Paul Casey were a shot behind Leishman in a tie for fourth. Spieth was simply dynamic at the start. (more...)