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Diego Costa Set for Fenerbahce Medical Ahead of Loan Move Diego Costa Set for Fenerbahce Medical Ahead of Loan Move
- September 08, 2017

Diego Costa could be handed an exit route from Chelsea with a move to Turkish giants Fenerbahce , claim multiple reports. Costa is unlikely to play for Chelsea , with the relationship still strained between him and Antonio Conte after the 28-year-old became enraged by a text message that said that he was no longer needed at the club. (more...)
Alli was 'unlucky' with middle-finger gesture - Pochettino Alli was 'unlucky' with middle-finger gesture - Pochettino
- September 08, 2017

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino hopes that Dele Alli does not get punished by Federation Internationale de Football Association for his middle-finger gesture in England's win over Slovakia. "It was something with his team-mate, no big issue for Federation Internationale de Football Association or for us". Alli's Tottenham boss Pochettino also added it was "a joke with a team-mate" and Alli's "behaviour is fantastic". (more...)
Arsenal, Chelsea Hoping To Land Thomas Muller During January Transfer Window Arsenal, Chelsea Hoping To Land Thomas Muller During January Transfer Window
- September 08, 2017

With just nine goals for Bayern last season, Muller failed to hit double figures for the first time since the 2008-09 season, and he only played five times then, summing up just how disappointing he was under Carlo Ancelotti last term. Muller, still only 28, has recently lost his starting spot in the Bayern Munich side to Thiago Alcantara as support to Robert Lewandowski. The 2014 FIFA World Cup victor played only 17 minutes of Bayern's latest league match, and has only completed a full 90 ... (more...)
National Basketball Association considering draft lottery reform that would discourage tanking National Basketball Association considering draft lottery reform that would discourage tanking
- September 08, 2017

However, the changes would be phased in gradually and there's no clear sign that the 2018 NBA Draft would be affected, ESPN's sources said . Having hopefully tackled some of the issues of player rest with schedule changes and reduced back-to-backs, National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver has shifted his attention to taking away teams' incentive for tanking and, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , a vote could come as early as before the regular season starts in ... (more...)
NFL Fantasy: Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 1 NFL Fantasy: Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 1
- September 08, 2017

Set up your FREE and customizable league on NFL.com today! Tuesday morning Fox 33's Joel Rodgers joined Karen and Patrick to talk about fantasy football and the upcoming NFL season . Traditionally, "football season " means fans pick one team to root for and you went on the emotional rollercoaster with them throughout the season . (more...)
Notre Dame releases basketball schedule: 'Toughest ever' Notre Dame releases basketball schedule: 'Toughest ever'
- September 08, 2017

Center against Kentucky Wesleyan, followed by Bellarmine on November 7. Southern Illinois and November 24 vs. St. Francis, respectively. The new year will see Duke play road games at NC State on Jan. A January 2 home matchup with Pittsburgh leads off the Cardinals' ACC schedule. U of L's nine league road games will be at Clemson (Jan. 6), Florida State (Jan. (more...)
Receiver Odell Beckham Jr. misses another Giants practice Receiver Odell Beckham Jr. misses another Giants practice
- September 07, 2017

Beckham has not had his ankles tapes since high school and he said he would not play if he had to tape them. "I'm itching. I'm itching", Beckham said. McAdoo made it clear that the decision for Beckham to play will made by the medical staff, not the coach or the player. "But I would never put a player out there who would do further damage to himself physically". (more...)
Tottenham's New Stadium Plans Look Incredible Tottenham's New Stadium Plans Look Incredible
- September 07, 2017

Spurs have selected Sheffield company SCX to produce a grass pitch that sits directly above an artificial surface, with the latter being used for National Football League matches, music concerts and other events. SCX were also the team behind building the retractable roof on Centre Court at Wimbledon, and will be adding a similar installation to Court One for the 2019 tournament. (more...)
Browns will release S Pryor due to reported fight Browns will release S Pryor due to reported fight
- September 07, 2017

Browns head coach Hue Jackson , however, wouldn't elaborate as to why Pryor was cut during his Thursday press conference. Jackson called what happened an internal matter. Pryor was entering the final year of his rookie contract with NY declining to pick up his fifth-year option this offseason. The 25-year-old Pryor was selected 18th overall by the Jets in the 2014 NFL Draft and recorded 130 tackles with two interceptions over 44 games (three seasons) in NY. (more...)
Urban Meyer driven 'insane' by Herman, Muschamp blaming inherited players Urban Meyer driven 'insane' by Herman, Muschamp blaming inherited players
- September 07, 2017

He could conceivably go with a true two back set, but if Dobbins and the Ohio State offensive line are on fire, Weber might be sidelined to protect future interests. "To say he's going to have so many carries, I know I'm going to get asked that a lot, I have no idea", Meyer said Thursday during his radio call-in show. (more...)
Arsène Wenger: no concern over Alexis Sánchez frame of mind Arsène Wenger: no concern over Alexis Sánchez frame of mind
- September 07, 2017

According to the Sun , it looks like Manchester City will only play £20m for the Chilean playmaker once the next transfer window opens. I believe we have to keep a certain confidentiality about the transfer market. The Merseyside outfit are at Manchester City in Saturday's lunchtime kick-off. Last season, Arsenal missed out on a top four spot for the first time since Wenger joined the club all the way back in 1996. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp Key Factor In Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's Move To Liverpool Jurgen Klopp Key Factor In Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's Move To Liverpool
- September 07, 2017

Liverpool's final signing made it clear he wanted to leave Arsenal after turning down a new £180,000 contract with the Gunners after making it clear he wanted more minutes in his favoured central midfield role. Keown feels that Oxlade-Chamberlain now needs to begin showing his potential following his big-money move and has discussed where he could slot into Klopp's starting XI. (more...)
Vandeweghe tops Safarova for 1st US Open quarter Vandeweghe tops Safarova for 1st US Open quarter
- September 07, 2017

The No. 1 seed is back into the quarters in Flushing Meadows for the first time since 2013, when he won his second of two U.S. Open titles. Monday's match took only one hour and 41 minutes. He played already great matches winning against Dimitrov, against Goffin in straight sets. "It is not a moment to talk about Federer for me". Pliskova will next face American 20th seed CoCo Vandeweghe, who made the last eight for the first time by beating Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic 6-4, 7-6 ... (more...)
Tipoff times, television designations announced for Michigan State's 2017-18 schedule Tipoff times, television designations announced for Michigan State's 2017-18 schedule
- September 07, 2017

Most non-conference game times have also been set. Sixteen of Penn State's conference games will be on BTN , with two scheduled for ESPN2 and FS1. TV and tipoff times for those contests will be announced at a later date. Other games on BTN Plus include matchups against Eastern Illinois (Nov. (more...)
Toby Alderweireld 'Fully Committed' To Spurs Insists Mauricio Pochettino Toby Alderweireld 'Fully Committed' To Spurs Insists Mauricio Pochettino
- September 07, 2017

Alderweireld's contract runs until 2019 with Tottenham holding the option to extend that by an extra year. The Telegraph claimed recently that Chelsea and Manchester City are kee on the 28-year-old and would be more than willing to hand him significantly bigger wages. (more...)
Gene Michael, the man who built the Yankees dynasty, dead at 79 Gene Michael, the man who built the Yankees dynasty, dead at 79
- September 07, 2017

Gene "Stick" Michael waves to the crowd during the team's Old Timers' Day in 2009. Michael also traded Roberto Kelly for outfielder Paul O'Neill, a move that helped the team win World Series titles in 1996, 1998, 1999 and 2000. Beginning with today's game at Camden Yards, the Yankees will wear black arm bands on their left sleeve for the remainder of the season to honor Michael. (more...)
Arsene Wenger insists Thomas Lemar did not reject Arsenal Arsene Wenger insists Thomas Lemar did not reject Arsenal
- September 07, 2017

I still don't think the Granit Xhaka - Aaron Ramsey partnership works in midfield but it's arguably the best pairing we've got so Wenger will no doubt stick with it against Bournemouth . The Spain midfielder has been out with an Achilles injury since October. A move to Manchester City broke down and Wenger said: 'You take a Sanchez into the final year of his contract, you sacrifice £60-£70m income and at the end of the season you have to buy someone for that amount'. (more...)
Miami cancels Arkansas State game ahead of Hurricane Irma Miami cancels Arkansas State game ahead of Hurricane Irma
- September 07, 2017

Both of those were 3-0 sweeps. Just more than a week after Hurricane Harvey wreaked devastation on the Texas Coast, Hurricane Irma now is hurtling toward a possible strike in Florida , prompting organizers to start postponing events or ending them earlier than scheduled. (more...)
Roger Goodell Thinks Colin Kaepernick Will Be Signed By NFL team Roger Goodell Thinks Colin Kaepernick Will Be Signed By NFL team
- September 07, 2017

He asked Goodell whether he was troubled by Kaepernick not being on a roster by opening day. "Well listen, the most important thing for us in making the decision was to make sure we put the parties where they should be, which is on the safety of the people of Florida", Goodell said . (more...)
Oklahoma Face Difficult Road Test Against Ohio State Oklahoma Face Difficult Road Test Against Ohio State
- September 07, 2017

The leadership you see on the Oklahoma team right now was formed in the weeks and months after that Ohio State defeat. We have to prepare that way. But just like in any and every game, there's always room to improve. Neither side is buying into the narrative, though, that just because the Buckeyes rolled a year ago at Oklahoma they are a shoo-in to win this one in the Horseshoe. (more...)
Dolphins will not play at home on Sunday due to Irma Dolphins will not play at home on Sunday due to Irma
- September 07, 2017

But according to Pittsburgh Steelers reporter Jeremy Fowler, one city that is on the table as a possible alternative is Pittsburgh. The move comes after last week's cancelation of the Houston Texans and Dallas Cowboys pre-season game in the wake of the devastation from Hurricane Harvey. (more...)
Magic Johnson wants to pay Lakers fine Magic Johnson wants to pay Lakers fine
- September 07, 2017

I apologize to Jeanie, and that was the main thing. I don't want her spending $500,000, because she didn't do anything. The league noted it previously warned the Lakers about the situation after Johnson made a joke about George during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live in April. (more...)
Le Graet: UEFA, Europe's big teams don't like PSG ambition Le Graet: UEFA, Europe's big teams don't like PSG ambition
- September 07, 2017

Last year, seven clubs in Spain were ordered to repay millions of state aid, including Real Madrid and Barcelona . Whilst there is no suggestion that PSG may be thrown out of this season's Champions League, expulsion is one of many options open to UEFA . (more...)
Southampton boss Pellegrino won't rush back Van Dijk Southampton boss Pellegrino won't rush back Van Dijk
- September 07, 2017

Van Dijk had his heart set on a move to Liverpool, but it is believed that he would not turn down the opportunity to join Chelsea or Arsenal if it had presented itself. Pellegrino added: "I always talk to my players, and I have done with Virgil, but it is something private". That's not giving away any secrets to anyone because everyone will have seen by the way Liverpool acted all window that they wanted No.1 choices. (more...)
Injured Haylett-Petty rubbed out for three months Injured Haylett-Petty rubbed out for three months
- September 07, 2017

Some Force fans are threatening to boycott Saturday's game, while others will wear their blue Force jersey as a form of protest to the ARU. "There's been a lot of talk amongst the team around what Saturday is going to mean , in perhaps a symbolic sense from us as the team to the people over here", Cheika told reporters in the city on Thursday. (more...)
Usain Bolt says Manchester United are favourites to win the Premier League Usain Bolt says Manchester United are favourites to win the Premier League
- September 07, 2017

He is pleased by United's work in the transfer market. They missed out on the fourth. In the competition's opening season, Sir Alex Ferguson's team started with just one point from nine but claimed the inaugural title. Growth, that could ultimately prove to be the difference between United and rest of the top six. No initial rust. No foreign player settling into English football. (more...)
Dimitri Payet: I was a ****head at West Ham Dimitri Payet: I was a ****head at West Ham
- September 07, 2017

It's one of my specialties. When I want to p**s everyone off, I do it. The Hammers have lost all three of their opening matches in the Premier League this season and should they end up losing to the newly promoted side, it will be hard to see Bilic keeping his job for long. (more...)
Premier League clubs vote to close window BEFORE season Premier League clubs vote to close window BEFORE season
- September 07, 2017

With the draw and money of England's top flight, of course, that isn't likely to be an issue for the most part. In a move created to avoid the mad scramble for players with the season already started, clubs voted (almost) unanimously on Thursday to bring the window forward to the Thursday before the Premier League season begins (August 9th, 2018 in the first case). (more...)
Best of Sanchez still to come says Wenger Best of Sanchez still to come says Wenger
- September 07, 2017

Bolivia enjoyed the better of a lacklustre first half, and might have taken the lead in the opening minutes only for Marcelo Martins to head wide after Chile goalkeeper Claudio Bravo flapped at a corner. "And you are exhausted of telling everybody and people who are with you that everything is fine". Arsenal return to Premier League action on Saturday, hosting Bournemouth at the Emirates, having had a disappointing start to the season with one win and two defeats. (more...)
Latest Rumours on Philippe Coutinho, Emre Can Contract Latest Rumours on Philippe Coutinho, Emre Can Contract
- September 07, 2017

Klopp's side thumped Arsenal 4-0 without Coutinho last time out and the German could chose to play the same team. The playmaker is due back on Merseyside following the global break and is set to meet with boss Jurgen Klopp before being reintegrated back into the first-team squad. (more...)