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Rape allegations Rape allegations "do not change opinion" of Ronaldo, says Juventus
- October 04, 2018

Ronaldo won't be playing in Portugal's second game in the UEFA Nations League in Poland on October 11 as well as a friendly in Glasgow against Scotland three days later. Ronaldo has denied "accusations being issued against" him and called rape an "abominable crime". The Juventus forward has been in the headlines this week over an investigation into an alleged rape case from 2009 - claims that Ronaldo vehemently denies . (more...)
Leno makes Arsenal league debut Leno makes Arsenal league debut
- October 04, 2018

I hope it's not too bad", said the German after making his Premier League debut. While it was a surprise to some that Leno did not instantly take his place as Arsenal's number one after moving to England, Leno admits it may now be beneficial for him to have been eased into life at a new club. (more...)
Heat, Timberwolves continue Jimmy Butler talks, per reports Heat, Timberwolves continue Jimmy Butler talks, per reports
- October 04, 2018

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reports, "Minnesota's preferences in a Miami deal have included center Bam Adebayo , guard Josh Richardson and a protected 2019 first-round pick". Butler has missed all of the Timberwolves' preseason practices and games to date while he recovers and from offseason wrist surgery and waits for the team to honor his trade request. (more...)
With shades of Neymar, English teen Sancho becomes 'weapon' for Borussia Dortmund With shades of Neymar, English teen Sancho becomes 'weapon' for Borussia Dortmund
- October 04, 2018

Although Sancho has scored only one league goal, his five assists is two more than anyone else in the division this term. His European-high five assists in just 124 minutes on the pitch have helped Lucien Favre's side climb to the top of the Bundesliga . (more...)
Ryan Blaney wins on roval as Johnson wrecks out of playoffs Ryan Blaney wins on roval as Johnson wrecks out of playoffs
- October 04, 2018

Despite those issues, Keselowski managed to lead 29 laps in Sunday's Bank of America ROVAL 400 and had a shot to win the race until he locked his brakes into Turn 1 while leading after a restart with six laps left. But he hasn't won in over a year and the race was at Charlotte, where Johnson won eight points races on the oval and was once unbeatable. It's hard to criticize Johnson for going for a drought-ending win. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo To Miss Portugal Games Amid Rape Allegations
- October 04, 2018

The Juventus forward was left out of the squad for games against Poland and Scotland later this month. Christiano Ronaldo's omission comes in the wake of the rape allegations against him by former American model Kathryn Mayorga . It's normal. They want to be famous to say my name, but it is part of the job. It said she accepted an invitation to join Ronaldo and others in his penthouse suite to "enjoy the view of the Las Vegas strip". (more...)
Mason Mount and Jadon Sancho earn first England call-ups Mason Mount and Jadon Sancho earn first England call-ups
- October 04, 2018

England continue their Nations League campaign with a trip to Rijeka on October 12, before facing Spain in Seville on October 15. England made a bad start to the UEFA Nations League, losing 2-1 to Spain at Wembley, and Southgate has made a few surprising selections as he looks to record a first win in the competition. (more...)
Ronaldo left out of Portugal squad again
- October 04, 2018

However, Ronaldo told Santos and Gomes that he is still fully committed to representing and captaining Portugal going forward, and has no intention of retiring from the national team any time soon. Santos said the decision was taken after a three-way conversation between him, Ronaldo and the head of the Portuguese soccer federation. The 2016 UEFA European Championship Young Player of the Tournament was also part of last month's squad, when he made his first Portugal appearance in one and a ... (more...)
Rockies top Cubs in 13 innings in epic wild-card game Rockies top Cubs in 13 innings in epic wild-card game
- October 04, 2018

After being five games up on the Milwaukee Brewers in the NL Central as late as August this season, they now find themselves out of the playoffs after just one game. The Cubs were also without Kris Bryant for 61 games as he missed a few games in April after taking a hit-by-pitch to the head and then was out for almost two months overall with a left shoulder injury this summer. (more...)
Alshon Jeffery makes immediate impact in return for Philadelphia Eagles Alshon Jeffery makes immediate impact in return for Philadelphia Eagles
- October 04, 2018

Mariota threw for 344 yards and two touchdowns and also ran for a team-high 46 yards and another score Sunday in leading the Titans to a 26-23 overtime victory over the Philadelphia Eagles . The Eagles stretched that to 10-3 just before the half, as they turned a Mariota interception into a Jake Elliott field goal. Philadelphia stretched the lead to 17-3 with a clock-chewing drive to start the third quarter. (more...)
Aaron Ramsey left out of Arsenal squad Aaron Ramsey left out of Arsenal squad
- October 04, 2018

Aaron asked me if he could stay in London because he wife is pregnant and they are waiting [for her to give birth]. SunSport however report that Ramsey might dump the north London club at the end of this season after failing to nick a new contract with the Emirates Stadium outfit. (more...)
Keep Listening To Manuel Pellegrini, West Ham Star Urges Team-Mates Keep Listening To Manuel Pellegrini, West Ham Star Urges Team-Mates
- October 04, 2018

The Argentinean was able to play a major role in the famous Hammers win at the weekend and his comments on the state of Manchester United were stunning in their bluntness. " It's not only the result but also the way we played against a set of world-class players ". He said: "I remember the questions of the media when we had fixtures against Everton, Chelsea and Manchester United and people thinking we wouldn't get any points, but football is different". (more...)
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho unable to speak about club's situation Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho unable to speak about club's situation
- October 04, 2018

Valencia liked an Instagram post sent out by a fan page dedicated to the Ecuadorian which called for Jose Mourinho to be sacked by the club following Man United's 0-0 draw with Spanish side Valencia . Sources have told ESPN FC that Mourinho likes to arrive as late as possible to games to avoid players becoming restless in the dressing room. Mourinho was furious that the journey from the Lowry took well over an hour, with the team setting off at 6pm and not arriving until 7.15pm. (more...)
Manchester Unitedd in trouble after arriving late for Champions League match Manchester Unitedd in trouble after arriving late for Champions League match
- October 04, 2018

Captain Antonio Valencia and midfielder Marouane Fellaini both backed the manager on Tuesday despite the growing pressure on the club and its manager. "I am fully supportive of the manager and my team-mates. People can say what they like, especially Manchester United supporters, because I respect their point of view". (more...)
Jon Gruden Shocked By Khalil Mack's Dominance: Jon Gruden Shocked By Khalil Mack's Dominance: "Are You Kidding Me?"
- October 04, 2018

Remember, Gruden was reportedly at the center of the controversy surrounding Mack in Oakland. Eighth consecutive? When Mack wins NFL Defensive Player of the Year and lifts the Lombardi Trophy in February? Gruden checked his phone and realized Mack had made yet another game-altering play. (more...)
Guardiola has happy day as Man City win in Germany Guardiola has happy day as Man City win in Germany
- October 04, 2018

Hoffenheim drew 2-2 with Shakhtar Donetsk in Ukraine. Hoffenheim enter the game against City following a loss to RB Leipzig on Saturday. Hoffenheim had to contend with a host of injuries for its first game at home in Europe's Premier Competition. (more...)
Valverde accepts blame for Barca draw after Messi rested Valverde accepts blame for Barca draw after Messi rested
- October 04, 2018

De Marcos's volley was the eighth goal the La Liga champions have conceded in seven games this season and Messi said his side urgently needed to improve in defence. At the other end, Unai Simon made two excellent saves from Suarez, before Athletic opened the scoring in the 41st minute as full back Oscar de Marcos got in behind the Barca defense to score from close range following Markel Susaeta's curling cross. (more...)
MLB Announces 40-Game Suspension For Cubs All-Star MLB Announces 40-Game Suspension For Cubs All-Star
- October 04, 2018

The league's investigation first started in June 2017 after Reidy's friend levied allegations of abuse against Russell in an Instagram comment following Reidy's post claiming Russell had cheated on her. Reidy chose not to name her spouse in the post, but Russell and Reidy were married from 2016 until 2018, and the two had a child together in 2015. "He hit her. (more...)
Capitals Wilson gets 20 games for brutal hit: National Hockey League Capitals Wilson gets 20 games for brutal hit: National Hockey League
- October 04, 2018

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson was hit with a 20-game suspension on Wednesday for a head shot on St. Louis Blues player Oskar Sundqvist , the National Hockey League confirmed in a statement. The Capitals also claimed right winger Dmitrij Jaskin off waivers from St. Louis Tuesday, as general manager Brian MacLellan felt the team needed more forward depth if Wilson were to miss extended time. (more...)
Aston Villa sack Steve Bruce after run of bad results Aston Villa sack Steve Bruce after run of bad results
- October 04, 2018

Bruce's assistants Colin Calderwood, Steve Agnew, Stephen Clemence and Gary Walsh have also left their posts. Steve Bruce's side would have been looking at the match as one they could have won with their opponents sitting rock-bottom of the Championship table. (more...)
Brooks Koepka gutted over wounded fan, denies fight with Dustin Johnson Brooks Koepka gutted over wounded fan, denies fight with Dustin Johnson
- October 04, 2018

There was no argument. "He's one of my best friends". We spoke on the phone on Monday and Tuesday. Remande told AFP after being examined at a Lyon hospital on Monday: "They told me I'd lost the sight in my right eye and this was confirmed to me today". (more...)
Yankees Name Luis Severino Wild-Card Game Starter Yankees Name Luis Severino Wild-Card Game Starter
- October 04, 2018

Severino, who went 19-8 with a 3.39 ERA, had a unusual season. The 24-year-old right-hander enjoyed a strong first half, before enduring a rough second half. If it was a sweat you were looking for, last night's NL wild-card game delivered - at least for moneyline bettors. Hendriks was designated for assignment in June and cleared waivers, but now he'll open the biggest game of Oakland's season. (more...)
Ross Barkley should get England return, says Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri Ross Barkley should get England return, says Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri
- October 04, 2018

On Thursday, Southgate will name his squad for the UEFA Nations League matches against Croatia and Spain later this month and Sarri believes Barkley should be on the list. Barkley, who made his England debut in 2013 and has 22 caps, was an unused substitute against Lithuania in March but was left out of the World Cup squad, as England reached the semi-finals in Russian Federation. (more...)
Man United Held at Home by Valencia Man United Held at Home by Valencia
- October 04, 2018

United's coach was delayed for the Champions League clash with Valencia causing the kick-off to be late. He has also been stripped of the vice-captaincy before becoming embroiled in a training ground spat with Mourinho over an Instagram post sent in the wake of the Carabao Cup exit to Derby County. (more...)
Paulo DYBALA hat trick for Juventus in the Champions League Paulo DYBALA hat trick for Juventus in the Champions League
- October 04, 2018

But Dybala ran riot in his first European game this season, volleying in his first following a Leonardo Bonucci long ball after five minutes. Dybala was proving to be a real nuisance to the Young Boys defence, and it was only a matter of time before struck again after forcing David von Ballmoos into a save after 20 minutes. (more...)
Caps' Tom Wilson faces possible suspension for hit in preseason finale Caps' Tom Wilson faces possible suspension for hit in preseason finale
- October 03, 2018

Louis Blues for a high hit on Oskar Sundqvist . As Sundqvist cut across the middle of the ice, Wilson barreled in to crush him with a hit from behind to the head at full speed as he came back into the defensive zone. In that game, Wilson boarded Sam Blais, resulting in a major penalty and a game misconduct. This hit is never ok for any player in the league, but this is beyond idiotic for a player who is being relied on to play top six minutes for the Capitals all season. (more...)
Seahawks linebacker Mychal Kendricks suspended indefinitely for insider-trading conviction Seahawks linebacker Mychal Kendricks suspended indefinitely for insider-trading conviction
- October 03, 2018

Kendricks signed with the Seahawks prior to their Week 2 game against the Chicago Bears, not long after his pleaded guilty to insider trading charges, and Seattle was aware going into signing Kendricks that he would likely be suspended at some point this year. (more...)
United's Valencia apologises for Mourinho Instagram fail United's Valencia apologises for Mourinho Instagram fail
- October 03, 2018

To finish second, reach the FA Cup final, win the group in the Champions League . And on Wednesday morning, Greater Manchester Police released a statement to MEN on their decision not to provide United with an escort to the stadium. I thought that was a fantastic season and I know the reasons why". We played an important game and got a point, now we have a game against Newcastle and we need to fight. (more...)
Fan throws cabbage at under-fire Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce Fan throws cabbage at under-fire Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce
- October 03, 2018

Ladbrokes make Bruce 11/10 to leave Villa Park before Christmas [ while Sky Sports reports he has already exited the club ] with Terry, the defender he signed and made captain of the Villans at the start of last season, as short as 3/1 to step in. (more...)
Mourinho told Man Utd players: Play for the crest
- October 03, 2018

Anyway, Manchester United resume their woeful Premier League campaign this weekend as they host Newcastle United . Do you think Mourinho's time at United is coming to an end? "I'm actually slightly surprised he survived after Saturday, the performance was so bad", he told BT Sport . (more...)

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