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Mike Zimmer has brutal quote about cutting struggling Vikings kicker Mike Zimmer has brutal quote about cutting struggling Vikings kicker
- September 19, 2018

The Vikings are set to sign former Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey , a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter, making him the fourth kicker to play for Zimmer since he arrived in Minnesota in 2014. Some people think they've "overthought" the position or that they got "too cute", but had they not made this move you'd have to think that special teams coach Mike Preifer would've been on the hot seat as well (something that could very well still be true, after the season though). (more...)
Texas school superintendent says "can't count" on black QBs
- September 19, 2018

Redden had posted the comment in reference to a play in which Watson held the ball as the final seconds ticked off the clock. He added: 'When you need precision decision making you can't count on a black quarterback'. The comment was posted to a Houston Chronicle Facebook page, and the official said he thought he was responding instead to a private message from a friend. (more...)
Amy Olson takes 2-shot Evian lead Amy Olson takes 2-shot Evian lead
- September 19, 2018

Stanford waited greenside out of sight of the putting surface after signing autographs for young spectators. She was able to celebrate in full after Olson's miscue, giving her her first major title in her 436th start and 76th major of her LGPA career. (more...)
Real Madrid's Gareth Bale: Anger fuelled Champions League overhead kick against Liverpool Real Madrid's Gareth Bale: Anger fuelled Champions League overhead kick against Liverpool
- September 19, 2018

Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale has started the 2018/19 LaLiga season in sublime form and has now made a huge claim about the current team without club-record goalscorer Cristiano Ronaldo in their ranks. Do you think Bale can now be Real's star man? If you don't try things, things never happen. "You always want to come back and play in your home league and a part of you will always miss home". (more...)
NFL Hall of Famers threaten to boycott ceremony over insurance, salaries NFL Hall of Famers threaten to boycott ceremony over insurance, salaries
- September 19, 2018

ESPN's Arash Markazi obtained a copy of a letter that was sent to the National Football League, the Players Association and the Hall of Fame. To build this game, we sacrificed our bodies. Former NFL running back Marcus Lattimore on going through the NFL Draft process after an injury and helping players plan for life after football. It also raised the subject of the construction of a $1 billion Hall of Fame Village in Canton, Ohio. (more...)
Chris Wood takes 1-shot lead at KLM Open Chris Wood takes 1-shot lead at KLM Open
- September 19, 2018

Wood had taken a one-shot lead into the final day and moved three ahead after starting his back nine with back-to-back birdies, only to find water and double-bogey the 12th to give the chasing pack a lifeline. I am so happy. "My putting has been so good all week and it's just a shame that it let me down at the last", he said. Wood set a target of 15 under at the start of the week, believing that would be the winning score. (more...)
Man Utd boss Mourinho: The story behind my Rashford rant Man Utd boss Mourinho: The story behind my Rashford rant
- September 18, 2018

But Ferdinand told ESPN FC he thinks the England worldwide has all the quality necessary to stay and fight for his place at United amid rumours suggesting a move away from the club might be a better option. "They have the quality, speed and technique to play on this pitch". "And I am pretty sure that the big man, sometimes is not happy to play on such a surface, but he has to play, and he has to win". (more...)
PGA Tour needs to reconsider wild 2019 FedEx Cup format change PGA Tour needs to reconsider wild 2019 FedEx Cup format change
- September 18, 2018

Spieth will probably end up playing in an event that he hasn't played in in the past. PGA Tour COO Andy Pazder revealed that the matter is taken care of. "It's that simple", Monahan said. "And we have no doubt it will create a compelling, dramatic conclusion for the Tour's ultimate prize". It's a "seismic shift", said the Commissioner, adding that the TOUR first started the process in early 2015 after identifying ways to improve the FedExCup competition. (more...)
Stuart Pearce makes astonishing claim about Reds star Stuart Pearce makes astonishing claim about Reds star
- September 18, 2018

His recent performances have consequently attracted plaudits from fans and pundits including former Manchester City manager Stuart Pearce. The Reds now have five wins from five top-flight matches, a tally they will be confident of extending to six victories when they face Southampton next weekend. (more...)
NFL Trade Rumors: Patriots finalizing deal for Josh Gordon from Browns NFL Trade Rumors: Patriots finalizing deal for Josh Gordon from Browns
- September 18, 2018

The Eagles can use all the wide receiver help they can get, and it'll be low risk because of Gordon's favorable contract. After initially saying they would cut Gordon on Monday, the Browns chose to take advantage of the market and find a trade partner. (more...)
Nissan names Grand Slam champion Osaka as brand ambassador Nissan names Grand Slam champion Osaka as brand ambassador
- September 18, 2018

This led to an argument between Williams and Ramos that escalated throughout the final. Born in Osaka, Japan to a Japanese mother, Tamaki Osaka, and a Haitian-American father, Leonard "San" François, Naomi moved to the United States when she was just three. (more...)
National Football League says call on Clay Matthews was correct National Football League says call on Clay Matthews was correct
- September 18, 2018

The two were adamant that the roughing the passer calls in the Vikings-Packers game - Minnesota's Eric Kendricks was called for it at the end of the first half - should not have been fouls. Coach Mike McCarthy said he's all about protecting his quarterback - a nasty hit by Anthony Barr cost Aaron Rodgers playing time previous year due to a broken collarbone - but he said he wants his linebackers to be protected, as well. (more...)
Ozil: Arsenal fans have always been with me Ozil: Arsenal fans have always been with me
- September 18, 2018

The 29-year-old has been compared to Dutch legend Bergkamp, who won the league three times during his time in north London, but Ozil said he wants to be remembered for his own style. "It was easy to play with him because you didn't need to create a lot of chances". Signing another player from Arsenal in January, therefore, would not be the best PR. (more...)
Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal 'interested in Manchester United's Eric Bailly' Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal 'interested in Manchester United's Eric Bailly'
- September 18, 2018

In case you didn't know. . Bailly was signed by Jose Mourinho in the Portuguese's first summer at the club, penning a deal at the club after a £30 million transfer from Villarreal . As for Bailly, the MEN claims that Mourinho wants to "cash in on the centre-back", and he could be the sort of defender that would add some steel to Arsenal's notoriously chaotic back four. (more...)
LaLiga: Real Madrid manager reacts after Barcelona open two-point gap LaLiga: Real Madrid manager reacts after Barcelona open two-point gap
- September 18, 2018

However, the intensity of the game dropped down a bit as the game progressed. In the 22nd minute, Athletic's Yuri Berchiche found an opportunity with a long-distance shot from the left, though the ball was blocked by keeper Thibaut Courtois, only to bounce back to Berchiche, whose second shot flew right into the goalie's hands. (more...)
Antonio Brown Was Reportedly Absent From The Steelers On Monday Antonio Brown Was Reportedly Absent From The Steelers On Monday
- September 18, 2018

Through two games this season, Brown, who led the league previous year in receiving yards with 1,533, has 160 yards receiving on 18 catches and a touchdown. For a team with lofty expectations coming into the season, this is certainly not the start they wanted or needed, and it looks from the outside like it's rapidly getting away from them, nearing the point of no return. (more...)
Hazard can be Premier League top-scorer, says Chelsea's Sarri Hazard can be Premier League top-scorer, says Chelsea's Sarri
- September 18, 2018

Jamie Redknapp has lavished praise on Eden Hazard following his brilliant start to the season at Chelsea FC. Hazard's scintillating hat-trick dominated Chelsea's 4-1 win over Cardiff on Saturday. The Italian boss wants to turn Chelsea into the best team in England but says Liverpool and defending champions Manchester City will be the league's pacesetters. (more...)
English Premier League Report: Southampton v Brighton & Hove Albion 17 September 2018 English Premier League Report: Southampton v Brighton & Hove Albion 17 September 2018
- September 18, 2018

The writing seemed to be on the wall for Brighton after Danny Ings made it 2-0 for the home side with a penalty in the 65th, having had his heels clipped by left back Gaetan Bong. "Maybe there's a hangover from previous year, nervousness". Whether this encouraging pattern of scoring can continue remains to be seen, but Ings has played in all five Premier League games for Southampton this season and it's clear that manager Mark Hughes rates the forward. (more...)
Atletico star eyes Ballon d'Or after FIFA snub Atletico star eyes Ballon d'Or after FIFA snub
- September 18, 2018

Portugal and Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo , Luka Modric of Croatia and Real Madrid , and Liverpool's Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah were the players nominated by Federation Internationale de Football Association for their top prize, but Griezmann believes a member of France's victorious World Cup squad should also have been recognised. (more...)
Patriots say they're ‘excited’ for Josh Gordon to join Patriots say they're ‘excited’ for Josh Gordon to join
- September 18, 2018

A 2012 second-round pick, Gordon's best year undoubtedly came in 2013, when he set career-best marks across the board with 87 catches, 1,646 yards through the air, and nine touchdown grabs. Although Gordon missed all of training camp and the preseason, he saw plenty of action against the Steelers. Plus, Dallas has a perceived need for a number one wide receiver following their split with Dez Bryant back in April. (more...)
Pauline Parmentier claims the second title in 2018 — WTA Quebec City Pauline Parmentier claims the second title in 2018 — WTA Quebec City
- September 18, 2018

The Frenchwoman remains unbeaten in four career WTA finals as she defeated Victoria Azarenka in Tashkent in 2007, and Lucie Hradecka at 2008 Bad Gastein. With the score 5-5, Pegula saved two break points, the second with an ace before Parmentier converted a third with a forehand victor to go up 6-5. The momentum switched and another victor gave the Frenchwoman the opening set. (more...)
Jamie Carragher can understand how Mourinho responded to his Rashford comments Jamie Carragher can understand how Mourinho responded to his Rashford comments
- September 18, 2018

At club level, Rashford is firmly behind Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez in the pecking order. "If Rashford doesn't want to play centre-forward, he should stay". "If you go through the teams; Liverpool have got Brazil's centre-forward in Roberto Firmino, Man City have got one of the greatest centre-forwards of all time, Argentina's centre-forward in Sergio Aguero, Chelsea have two centre-forwards that people have question marks over - one of them is a World Cup victor in Olivier Giroud and ... (more...)
Texas A&M football finally enters Top 25 in both polls Texas A&M football finally enters Top 25 in both polls
- September 18, 2018

FCS mold and back into top-tier non-conference matchups as well as tough conference battles. Four-letter network colleagues Joey Galloway and Jesse Palmer are on either side of that argument, with both impressed by the Tigers Saturday but Palmer slotting Georgia at No. (more...)
Reds in training ahead of return to Champions League vs. PSG Reds in training ahead of return to Champions League vs. PSG
- September 18, 2018

They are a team who demand Liverpool's respect but another by-product of last season is that no opponent leaves Klopp's team daunted. "We don't know exactly when, it is another 30 hours until the game so we will see how it develops". The big games keep coming with a trip to Napoli four days later before Manchester City arrive on Merseyside on October 7 for the final game of a blockbuster run prior to the next worldwide break. (more...)
Man charged in death of Iowa State star golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena Man charged in death of Iowa State star golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena
- September 18, 2018

According to the BBC , police in Iowa have since confirmed that the golfer passed away following an assault. Collin Richards was arrested early Tuesday and charged with first-degree murder in connection with Arozamena's slaying. In 2016, she ranked second on the team in scoring once again with a 73.82 average and made her second-straight First-Team All-Big 12 appearance. Barquin Arozamena was a civil engineering major, and she was finishing up her degree this semester. (more...)
Hsieh Su-Wei overpowers Amanda Anisimova to win Japan Women's Open title Hsieh Su-Wei overpowers Amanda Anisimova to win Japan Women's Open title
- September 18, 2018

No.4 seed Wang Qiang dismissed No.8 seed Magda Linette 6-2 6-2 as she progressed to the second semifinal of the season after her title-run in Nanchang. "As the match goes, then I just see where her weaknesses are and how to play against her". Second-seeded Hsieh converted five of six break points against the 17-year-old Anisimova, who was playing in her first WTA final. (more...)
EPL: Kante reveals why he didn't leave Chelsea for PSG EPL: Kante reveals why he didn't leave Chelsea for PSG
- September 18, 2018

One of the fans, who wished to stay anonymous, spoke to the Daily Star about the loveable midfielder, who famously still drives a Mini Cooper despite his vast wealth. True definition of being humble. "Asked him to join Liverpool and he said he will think about it". After failing to make his journey on time, however, he found himself alone in London and looking for a place to pray. (more...)
Adams & Rodgers top this weeks injury report Adams & Rodgers top this weeks injury report
- September 18, 2018

Our models now project Rodgers to score 11.1 FanDuel points a cost of $8,700 against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 2. "We'll give him the whole week to get ready". There were a couple throws in which Rodgers said he got a "jolt" of pain after putting weight on his left leg. But then he backed off that claim later in the week, making no promises about being on the field for the divisional matchup against the unsafe defensive team (and his first game against Minnesota since he broke his ... (more...)
Pochettino explains Trippier & Alderweireld absences for Inter clash Pochettino explains Trippier & Alderweireld absences for Inter clash
- September 18, 2018

Tottenham will also be without World Cup victor Hugo Lloris and England midfielder Dele Alli on Tuesday. Pochettino rejected suggestions his decision was about sending a message following Saturday's 2-1 loss to Liverpool at Wembley. You can look it up, find it in the dictionary. "Tactical? That is on the pitch, although I guess you could say this is tactical off of the pitch". Lloris and Sissoko are set to miss a couple of weeks' action but Alli's exclusion has come as a bit of a surprise ... (more...)
PSV coach Van Bommel warns players over Messi shirt swap PSV coach Van Bommel warns players over Messi shirt swap
- September 18, 2018

He'll see the options that come. Lozano earned his nickname "Chucky" for his habit of jumping out of hiding places to scare teammates on road trips. "But, for me, he is still the best in the world, even if sometimes he doesn't win the Ballon d'Or". We have only been working on it for three months. (more...)

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