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ESPN's Sergio Dipp Says He Hopes For Another Chance at 'MNF' Reporting ESPN's Sergio Dipp Says He Hopes For Another Chance at 'MNF' Reporting
- September 12, 2017

The game was incredible and was an awesome scene to debut at. As the camera cut to Joseph, the new Broncos head coach, Dipp unleashed this, ahem, prose. The biggest stage possible. "So all I wanted to do is to show some respect, making my debut as a minority on American national TV". Dipp's awkward delivery - topped off by that punchline: "He's having the time of his life!" - instantly endeared him to fans. (more...)
Manchester City vs Liverpool Goals & Sadio Mane Red Card Manchester City vs Liverpool Goals & Sadio Mane Red Card
- September 12, 2017

He did not suffer concussion and was cleared of serious injury. The German however blamed Mane's red card for the loss which happened to be their first defeat of the season. "Obviously we deserved to win". In the early kick-off on Saturday , Liverpool headed to Manchester in a confident mood, fresh from their big 4-0 triumph over Arsenal just before the worldwide break. (more...)
Liverpool to appeal length of Sadio Mane's ban after red card Liverpool to appeal length of Sadio Mane's ban after red card
- September 12, 2017

To get a red card in a game like this is really unlucky'. Mane's sympathisers will argue that he was entitled to go for the ball and that, as Guardiola conceded, it was an accidental collision. Without Mane, Liverpool's attack was left significantly depleted. Guardiola said the moment also showed a growing team spirit. Not for the first time, Nicolas Otamendi in particular looked susceptible. (more...)
Champions League returns with Real Madrid the team to beat Champions League returns with Real Madrid the team to beat
- September 12, 2017

Shearer has also called on Harry Kane to lead the charge for Spurs as they look to put to bed what was a very poor outing in the Champions League last term when they finished third in a group containing Bayer Leverkusen , Monaco and CSKA Moscow. (more...)
Marc Bartra Out Of Borussia Dortmund's Spurs Clash Marc Bartra Out Of Borussia Dortmund's Spurs Clash
- September 12, 2017

Pochettino hinted that Serge Aurier could be in line for his Spurs debut at Wembley on Wednesday, with Davinson Sanchez also in contention - although Ben Davies could be rested. The likes of Andrey Yarmolenko, Maximilian Philipp, Mahmoud Dahoud, Omer Torpak, Jeremy Toljan and Manchester City teenage sensation Jadon Sancho are all expected to add an extra quality to Dortmund's squad in what is expected to be an exciting season for Peter Bosz and his men. (more...)
Pep Guardiola, Manchester City players react to Premier League win against Liverpool Pep Guardiola, Manchester City players react to Premier League win against Liverpool
- September 12, 2017

Danny Welbeck struck twice as Arsenal eased to victory over Bournemouth to get their Premier League campaign back on track. "We are so pleased and I congratulate the players", Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino said. Don't for a second believe that I've deluded myself into thinking we are a better side than we are. "I am disappointed. but after the lucky 1-0 down it was really hard". (more...)
Manchester City demolish Liverpool as Klopp suffers heaviest defeat Manchester City demolish Liverpool as Klopp suffers heaviest defeat
- September 12, 2017

The Brazilian sprung Aguero on the counterattack and the No 10 unselfishly squared to Jesus for a tap in. Was it a red? . "It makes a difference - that's five or six points extra and they are losing those points so then you are closer together". (more...)
Man City boss Pep Guardiola hails Ederson bravery after Mane clash Man City boss Pep Guardiola hails Ederson bravery after Mane clash
- September 12, 2017

The last big game we had on Sky Sports was Tottenham against Chelsea and the away team won. The club feel the length of the suspension is excessive and will try to get it reduced to one or two matches. EMRE CAN: Like his fellow midfielders the German failed to get a grip in the centre of the park as City dominated and he offered little offensively. (more...)
Mourinho recalls Smalling and Lindelof for Basel game
- September 12, 2017

Mohamed Elyounoussi is a good dribbler and goal threat from midfield . Despite the gulf in spending power, Basel are no pushovers. The teams played to a 1-1 draw in the second group stage on March 12, 2003, and to a 3-3 draw -- in which Ashley Young scored the equaliser in the 90th minute - in the group stage on September 27, 2011. (more...)
David Johnson expected to miss an extended period of time David Johnson expected to miss an extended period of time
- September 12, 2017

Arians says the injury occurred late in the third quarter of Sunday's 35-23 loss at Detroit, when Johnson was hit hard after a catch at the Lions' 3-yard line. Palmer said, "I don't think I got in a rhythm with my feet". "To have the lead going into the fourth quarter", he said, "we should win the game". (more...)
Mane incident an accident not a red card: Klopp
- September 12, 2017

But Liverpool opted to keep hold of their prized asset rather than let him move to the Camp Nou. Aguero was clean through with just Simon Mignolet to beat but rolled the ball to his colleague, and Guardiola told a news conference: "That means a lot for me, what Sergio did - a lot". (more...)
Manchester City Need Some Luck In Champions League Believes Bernardo Silva Manchester City Need Some Luck In Champions League Believes Bernardo Silva
- September 12, 2017

The 24-year-old does has been impressive but playing him again so soon could be risky. The Brazil U23 global will face a late fitness test after being stretchered off during the Blues' 5-0 thrashing of Liverpool. The odds overwhelmingly favour a City win, although the last time they visited Dutch soil they lost 3-1 to Ajax in the group stage in 2012. Meanwhile, Guardiola will be desperate for his side to get off to the ideal start in Group F on Wednesday before they face Shakhtar Donetsk at ... (more...)
EFL clubs permitted to stream midweek matches under new deal EFL clubs permitted to stream midweek matches under new deal
- September 12, 2017

The new deal will also give Sky the rights to broadcast Championship games that fall outside of the Saturday afternoon timeslot on its interactive and digital platforms. "Viewing of live EFL games grew by 12 per cent year-on-year last season, and is up a further seven per cent so far this season". English Football League chief executive Shaun Harvey said the negotiations to select a broadcaster were challenging but it would appear that Sky won out by offering the most lucrative deal. (more...)
Supreme Court lifts ban on firecrackers in Delhi ahead of Diwali Supreme Court lifts ban on firecrackers in Delhi ahead of Diwali
- September 12, 2017

In November 2016, the top court had banned the sale of fire crackers in Delhi and NCR region in wake of the alarming air pollution in the region. The apex court lifted its suspension of valid permanent licences in the National Capital Region (NCR ), which encompasses the entire National Capital Territory of Delhi, including New Delhi as well as urban areas surrounding it in neighboring states of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. (more...)
Wenger 'not tempted' by United call in 2001
- September 12, 2017

Mbappe netted 26 goals last season for French side Monaco who were crowned French champions. I know it's Bournemouth , and only the fourth game of the season. "The second goal is one that, once you've been hitting those repetitions in training, it becomes a lot easier for you to do". They have let in five goals , but it will be a battle of Arsenal's risky looking attack against Bournemouth's defense. (more...)
Previewing the 2017-18 UEFA Champions League Previewing the 2017-18 UEFA Champions League
- September 12, 2017

United also face the likes of Benfica and CSKA Moscow in their Champions League group, and will be hopeful of finishing in first place after the initial six games are over. David is really well and really confident and I go with David'. He admitted: "I know it goes against us but I have to admit I love the English Christmas period of football". (more...)
Seahawks' offensive line still looked awful in Week 1 against the Packers Seahawks' offensive line still looked awful in Week 1 against the Packers
- September 12, 2017

I'm just processing everything. Their offensive line has been a weak point for several seasons, and if one game is any indication - it's all we have at this point - it's going to again be a challenge for Seattle up front. "I didn't see the punch at all", Hawks head coach Pete Carroll said afterward. The Packers suffocated the Seahawks receivers, which made it extremely hard for Wilson to find an open receiver. (more...)
Wildfire threatening Waterton Lakes National Park continues to grow Wildfire threatening Waterton Lakes National Park continues to grow
- September 12, 2017

Much of the fires growth has been southward — almost 1,000 hectares over five kilometres in the past 24 hours, Parks Canada spokesman John Stoesser told media Sunday afternoon. Thick columns of smoke blowing over the fires edge proved troublesome again Sunday as crews struggled to keep track of a number of spot fires triggered by blowing embers in the Tamarack Basin. (more...)
Asensio happy with Real Asensio happy with Real
- September 12, 2017

Asensio was signed by Madrid for a reported €3.9million in late 2014, but it could have been so different. "Real Mallorca signed me when I was a nine-year-old, but it was my parents who decided but every boy has dreams". He unleashed a left-footed thunderbolt to help Madrid beat Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup last month and the Spain worldwide claims his club manager has likened him to their bitter rivals' biggest star. (more...)
Man Utd v Basel - Our 8/11 Tip for Tonight Man Utd v Basel - Our 8/11 Tip for Tonight
- September 12, 2017

While Shaqiri hailed the likes of Jose Mourinho and United's qualities, he feels they have weaknesses too. "We can. But to say in this moment we are candidates for this, candidates for that... We missed it a little bit last season - although we made the most of our year in the Europa League with that night in Stockholm - and, now, it's time to compete at the highest level. (more...)
Mayfield sorry for planting Oklahoma flag at Ohio State
- September 12, 2017

Mayfield said after the game that his move, while unplanned, was motivated by some lingering feelings from Ohio State's 45-24 pounding of Oklahoma in Norman past year. It was really the Chippewas offense that made the Kansas defense look like Swiss cheese. On 51 carries, the Wildcats averaged an impressive six yards per rush. (more...)
Rockies starter Kyle Freeland exits after being hit by 114 miles per hour liner Rockies starter Kyle Freeland exits after being hit by 114 miles per hour liner
- September 12, 2017

Colorado improved to 79-65 and maintained a three-game lead over St. Louis who were inactive on Monday and gained a game on Milwaukee who lost to the Pirates and are now four games back. "If the game was on the line", manager Torey Lovullo said, "I felt like I wanted Arenado against Jake Barrett". "We had some opportunities". Greinke has allowed just one run over each of his last two starts. (more...)
Northern Ireland manager arrested for 'drink-driving' Northern Ireland manager arrested for 'drink-driving'
- September 12, 2017

The former Shamrock Rovers boss is due to appear in court on October 10, which is two days after the Green and White Army face Norway in a qualifier. O'Neill was stopped by police on the outskirts of Edinburgh on Sunday, according to a report. (more...)
Gareth Bale says medals matter more than Real Madrid star status Gareth Bale says medals matter more than Real Madrid star status
- September 12, 2017

This season Madrid have been drawn in the same group as APOEL, Tottenham and Borussia Dortmund. The Wales global will hope to be involved from the outset when Real commence their defence of the Champions League with a home game against Apoel Nicosia on Wednesday. (more...)
Dodgers lose 10th Consecutive Game, Swept 2nd Consecutive Series Dodgers lose 10th Consecutive Game, Swept 2nd Consecutive Series
- September 12, 2017

The Giants expect first pitch at 7:55 p.m. They reached their apex at 91-36 on August 25, but their only victory since was a 1-0 shutout of the Padres by Clayton Kershaw back on September 1. In his career, Freeland is 1-1 with a 3.60 ERA and 6 strikeouts against Arizona. With Jeff Samardzija and Madison Bumgarner pitching, the Giants were outscored 21-2 in road losses Saturday and Sunday to the White Sox, the worst team in the American League. (more...)
Chelsea's Champions League Group Stage Preview Chelsea's Champions League Group Stage Preview
- September 12, 2017

Qarabag striker Dino Ndlovu scored four goals in six games in this season's Champions League qualifiers. In England it is not easy to do this. Leicester have had a tough start to the season having played Arsenal and then Manchester United and Chelsea either side of the worldwide break. (more...)
Florida nuclear plants to shut ahead of Hurricane Irma
- September 12, 2017

The company's system will need to be rebuilt, particularly in the western part of the state, Gould said. FPL is the biggest power company in Florida serving nearly half of the state's 20.6 million residents. FPL will not shut down power ahead of the storm for the entire grid. Its customers are concentrated in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. (more...)
Hurricane Irma: Landfall on Marco devastates the island, rescues underway Hurricane Irma: Landfall on Marco devastates the island, rescues underway
- September 12, 2017

Irma battered Cuba on Saturday with deafening winds and relentless rain. American Airlines said earlier Sunday that limited operations at its Miami hub would resume at 5 p.m. Damage in Marco Island, Florida. A vehicle sits abandoned in storm surge along North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale. Strong river flooding is possible over the next five days in much of central Georgia and southern SC. (more...)
The Chainsmokers made inappropriate joke about China, and people are furious! The Chainsmokers made inappropriate joke about China, and people are furious!
- September 12, 2017

Some users defended the band, pointing to the Lychee and Dog Meat festival (commonly referred to as the Yulin Dog Meat Festival ) in China's Guangxi region The festival, which involves the sale and consumption of dog and cat meat, has sparked protests in and out of China. (more...)
Pope primed to take Burnley chance Pope primed to take Burnley chance
- September 12, 2017

Former England boss Roy Hodgson will replace him, BBC Sport understands. Reaction to this news has perhaps unsurprisingly not been too positive on social media, with a number of Palace fans stunned at the prospect of having Hodgson as their new manager. (more...)

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