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Former Jets quarterback Geno Smith throws shade at Craig Carton over arrest Former Jets quarterback Geno Smith throws shade at Craig Carton over arrest
- September 13, 2017

Geno Smith isn't backing up Craig Carton. Carton has been suspended by WFAN, according to reports. "Craig is a victim who was deceived, manipulated and used by individuals seeking to gather assets for their own fraudulent schemes", Gottlieb said. (more...)
Lions sign P Jeff Locke and T Emmett Cleary Lions sign P Jeff Locke and T Emmett Cleary
- September 13, 2017

The 25-year-old Redfern had spent time with Jacksonville, San Diego, Carolina and Cleveland, but Detroit was his first game action and he had a 50-yard punt before suffering the injury. Redfern graduated from Wofford in 2014 with an accounting degree and wasn't picked in the National Football League draft. "I didn't get a full-time job besides coaching (private lessons), so I did that and I just put all my chips in it", Redfern told the Detroit Free Press last month when he was on the verge ... (more...)
Stephon Marbury to attempt National Basketball Association comeback Stephon Marbury to attempt National Basketball Association comeback
- September 13, 2017

If former NBA All-Star Stephon Marbury gets his way, his professional basketball career will end right where it began. "After hearing so many people say come back I finally prayed about it and gave it major thought". Father Time may be working against Marbury, though, as Sacramento Kings guard Vince Carter is the only player older than him still active in the National Basketball Association. (more...)
Luis Garcia: 'Jurgen Klopp needs to win a trophy at Liverpool'
- September 13, 2017

However, the player will now stay with the Reds until January at the absolute least after Barcelona saw three bids - the latter of which was believed to be in the region of £114m - rejected by Liverpool as the club stood firm on their determination to keep him at Anfield. (more...)
Jesus Scores Twice After Mane Sees Red Jesus Scores Twice After Mane Sees Red
- September 13, 2017

In the 38th minute Sadio Mane was sent off and Liverpool effectively threw in the towel. Kevin De Bruyne was absolutely world-class against Liverpool - super-sub Leroy Sane and Gabriel Jesus not far behind, mind - one of the best performances I've seen for a long time and it was obvious Liverpool were lacking a player like De Bruyne in our team. (more...)
Katie Taylor to fight for first world title Katie Taylor to fight for first world title
- September 12, 2017

Irish amateur sensation Taylor moved to 6-0 in the paid ranks with a fourth stoppage win in her USA debut last time out in NY in July and saw off Nina Meinke in an eliminator for the WBA crown at Wembley Stadium in April as part of the supporting cast to Joshua's epic win over Wladimir Klitschko . (more...)
Alvaro Morata sends clear message to Chelsea fans about the Champions League Alvaro Morata sends clear message to Chelsea fans about the Champions League
- September 12, 2017

Chelsea swiftly said Morata wanted to disassociate himself from the song, and the player later wrote on Twitter: "Since I arrived, I have been able to feel your support every single day, you are awesome and I'd like to ask you to please respect everyone!" At 24, Morata already has an impressive list of clubs on his CV, including Real Madrid and Juventus. (more...)
Ex-Fulham keeper Schwarzer urges Crystal Palace fans to give Hodgson chance Ex-Fulham keeper Schwarzer urges Crystal Palace fans to give Hodgson chance
- September 12, 2017

The 70-year-old isn't an overly inspiring choice after a disappointing spell with the Three Lions, in which his last match saw them humiliated by Iceland at UEFA Euro 2016. Zaha picked up a knee injury in Palace's first game of the season - a 3-0 defeat to Huddersfield at Selhurst Park on August 12 - and has been sidelined ever since. (more...)
Raiders Place K Sebastian Janikowski On IR Raiders Place K Sebastian Janikowski On IR
- September 12, 2017

The Oakland Raiders faced a tough situation with Janikowski last week when they were trying to get him to take a pay cut from his $4 million salary. However, as long as he keeps drilling field goals of more than 50 yards, Raider Nation is OK with the Milan, Italy native filling in for the Polish Cannon. (more...)
Jaguars WR Allen Robinson suffers significant knee injury Jaguars WR Allen Robinson suffers significant knee injury
- September 12, 2017

Robinson , who was in a contract year, was looking to rebound after a subpar 2016 in which his receptions (48), yards (548) and touchdowns (two) dropped significantly after a career-year in 2015, when he caught 80 passes for 1,400 yards and 14 touchdowns. (more...)
Mourinho Rules Key Player Out From The Champions League Clash Against Basel
- September 12, 2017

Manchester United manager Jose Morinho. Ahead of the Swiss champions' arrival at Old Trafford , we take a look at the pressing issues ahead of the Group A opener. It is important to note that this side dropped points against Stoke City on the weekend but I don't think that the draw will matter to them greatly. (more...)
Lakers to retire Kobe Bryant's jersey(s) in December Lakers to retire Kobe Bryant's jersey(s) in December
- September 12, 2017

No one truly expected the Los Angeles Lakers to wait until Kobe Bryant was in the Hall of Fame to retire his jersey, but reports via TMZ early Tuesday morning suggested that the Lakers had picked out a date for the ceremony: December 18. (more...)
Warriors partner with Rakuten for NBA's most lucrative jersey sponsorship deal Warriors partner with Rakuten for NBA's most lucrative jersey sponsorship deal
- September 12, 2017

Golden State's agreement with Rakuten is reportedly worth almost double the one between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Goodyear, which is now the NBA's second most lucrative deal. With the Warriors and Rakuten coming to terms, almost half of the NBA's teams have a jersey sponsor in place for the 2017-18 season. While a number of teams have announced advertisement deals to put patches on their jerseys, the National Basketball Association champion Warriors were the big domino people ... (more...)
Knicks legend Oakley suing Dolan, MSG Knicks legend Oakley suing Dolan, MSG
- September 12, 2017

Back on February 8, Oakley was arrested after being forced out of the arena by security and was charged with two misdemeanor counts of assault, one misdemeanor count of aggravated harassment and one misdemeanor count of trespassing. "Dolan constantly disrespected Mr. Oakley, refusing to make eye contact or shake his hand during meetings, denying the type of fan appreciation nights given to much less popular and successful members of the Knicks". (more...)
Zidane told me apart from Messi, I'm the best left footer - Asensio Zidane told me apart from Messi, I'm the best left footer - Asensio
- September 12, 2017

La Liga president Javier Tebas has lambasted PSG's 222 million euro ($267 million) capture of Neymar from Barcelona as "financial doping" with the French giants also set to splash another 180 million on 18-year-old Mbappe next summer to make his loan move from Monaco permanent. (more...)
"He is not fat" - Arsene Wenger defends Alexis Sanchez' fitness
- September 12, 2017

However, it's crucial that they repeat the same calibre of performance against Antonio Conte's side next weekend if they're to genuinely silence the critics. "He's not far from that". "Parking the bus is not our way", he said. Everyone would love to get the opportunity to play here so there's always competition and I think that makes it better for you as a player. (more...)
Arsenal bounce back from successive defeats with Bournemouth victory Arsenal bounce back from successive defeats with Bournemouth victory
- September 12, 2017

He told me he is focused on the Premier League and Europa League . Bournemouth were second best against Arsenal with individual errors to blame for two of Arsenal's goals. The forward made it clear he wanted to leave Arsenal this summer, but a deadline-day move to Manchester City fell apart in the final hours of the transfer window . (more...)
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
- 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 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...)