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Blue Jays go for sweep of Orioles Blue Jays go for sweep of Orioles
- September 13, 2017

Catcher Luke Maile , who hit the game-tying single Tuesday, has enjoyed the young players. Baltimore managed six hits with Tim Beckham cracking his 21st homer while Mark Trumbo singled in Trey Mancini. Toronto opened the scoring in the third when Orioles right fielder Joey Rickard couldn't corral Justin Smoak's deep drive to the wall. Before the Blue Jays handed a minor-league deal to Jarrod Saltalamacchia, they were spurned by Chris Iannetta , who figured he'd get more playing time in ... (more...)
Leipzig respond to reports over Liverpool transfer target Leipzig respond to reports over Liverpool transfer target
- September 13, 2017

They will also be trying to cut a deal for another player Leipzig have gone on record as not wanting to sell, with the German runners-up claiming they're confident of holding on to Werner beyond the current season. "FC Bayern is also a big club, but for me it is not a topic that I am concerned with". "On the other hand, it is often not the case that five years are fulfilled if the contract is for five years". (more...)
Before and after photos show Hurricane Irma's devastation in the Caribbean Before and after photos show Hurricane Irma's devastation in the Caribbean
- September 13, 2017

Residents of "the capital should know that the flooding is going to last more than 36 hours, in other words, it is going to persist", Civil Defense Col. Indeed, the photos from NASA show how much these islands changed because of the storm's havoc. It is unclear when airports in those countries will be up and running again. (more...)
Coutinho is available to play in the Champions League - Klopp Coutinho is available to play in the Champions League - Klopp
- September 13, 2017

Kompany, who has been beset by fitness problems over the past few seasons, was injured while on duty with Belgium during the recent worldwide break, but Guardiola said the centre back was not facing an extended spell on the sidelines. "I think he is doing a good job. I would like to win that game!" Klopp said that he has been given more time to recover and reach full fitness before joining the team. (more...)
Bad news for Arsenal ahead of London derby against Chelsea Bad news for Arsenal ahead of London derby against Chelsea
- September 13, 2017

I saw a lot of positive things tonight. With those key players kept fresh and Eden Hazard coming off the bench for only his second appearance since close-season ankle surgery, Conte is confident Chelsea will go into their London derby in good condition to claim three valuable points. (more...)
Liverpool fans hail Alberto Moreno for Philippe Coutinho influence Liverpool fans hail Alberto Moreno for Philippe Coutinho influence
- September 13, 2017

The centre-back has started the season strongly, staying injury-free and playing every minute of the opening three Premier League fixtures against Brighton, Everton and Bournemouth. Jurgen Klopp has all but confirmed that Philippe Coutinho will not be involved when Liverpool travel to the Etihad Stadium on Saturday (9 September) to take on Manchester City when the Premier League season resumes after the global break. (more...)
Danny Woodhead (hamstring) may be placed on injured reserve by Baltimore Danny Woodhead (hamstring) may be placed on injured reserve by Baltimore
- September 13, 2017

Woodhead gained 37 yards on 4 touches before leaving with the injury in Week 1. After signing with the Ravens in the offseason, Woodhead missed the team's final two preseason games with a hamstring injury. Woodhead was a huge complementary piece to West as he was more of a runner while Woodhead was a pass catcher, and they each added a different element to the backfield. (more...)
Liverpool's appeal over Sadio Mane's ban rejected by FA Liverpool's appeal over Sadio Mane's ban rejected by FA
- September 13, 2017

That's who they are, it's what defines them and it's what makes them one of the best teams in the country. Liverpool were defensively suspect last season, and those difficulties have continued into the new campaign. But the FA confirmed that the ban will remain at three games, the standard punishment for straight red cards for unsafe or violent play. However, the extent of the defeat should be put into the context that they had matched City and were trailing 1-0 when Mane was sent off. (more...)
'MCN' lead five-star PSG past hapless Celtic 'MCN' lead five-star PSG past hapless Celtic
- September 13, 2017

That's the reality of it with the quality of the players and where they're at. He was involved in a bit of beef with Neymar in the second half and proceeded to laugh in the Brazilian's face when the former Barcelona man uttered words at him. (more...)
Coutinho 'available' to face Sevilla - Klopp Coutinho 'available' to face Sevilla - Klopp
- September 13, 2017

Klopp said it was important for both goalkeepers to have pitch time to ensure standards were maintained throughout the season but he refused to label either player as his number-one choice. "We thought it best to give him three or four days proper training and then he'll be available for us, which is very good news". Neil Mellor is expecting Liverpool to take revenge on Sevilla for their Europa League final loss against the Spaniards . (more...)
Danica Patrick will not return to Stewart-Haas Racing in 2018 Danica Patrick will not return to Stewart-Haas Racing in 2018
- September 13, 2017

The 35-year-old Patrick has seven top-10s in 180 career starts. Right now, my focus is on the remainder of the 2017 season and finishing the year strong. Every sports figure wants the chance to go out on his or her own terms, and it's starting to look like the end of the 2017 season could be the end of her NASCAR career, whether she likes it or not. (more...)
Dortmund star backs potential Leeds United signing, he's a 'wonderful' player Dortmund star backs potential Leeds United signing, he's a 'wonderful' player
- September 13, 2017

That came a couple of months after the club named Toshiya Fujita as their head of recruitment for the Asian market. The youngster now plays for J-League side Gamba Osaka, where he earned his first professional contract in 2014. He has since racked up 96 appearances in all competitions, scoring eight goals. He secured his first call-up to Japan's senior squad earlier this year. (more...)
Brokers Recommendations on: American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL)
- September 13, 2017

Vetr upgraded American Airlines Group Inc (NASDAQ:AAL) on Wednesday, September 2 to "Strong-Buy" rating. Sun Life Fincl Inc has invested 0% in American Airlines Group Inc (NASDAQ:AAL). had its "equal weight" rating reiterated by analysts at Barclays. American Airlines Group Inc . on 6/29/2017 reported its EPS as $1.76 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $1.69. (more...)
Paul Pogba's roaming 'isolates' Nemanja Matic, says Stoke City star Charlie Adam Paul Pogba's roaming 'isolates' Nemanja Matic, says Stoke City star Charlie Adam
- September 13, 2017

It was an entertaining game but a frustrating result for Manchester United as the Reds were held to a 2-2 draw by Stoke City on Saturday. Just into his early days with the Red Devils, Romelu Lukaku has showed signs for the club that he is here to stay with the Europa League champions . (more...)
Cavani creates history as PSG runs riot at Celtic Cavani creates history as PSG runs riot at Celtic
- September 13, 2017

Playing in the competition for the first time since his world-record transfer from Barcelona, Neymar raced onto Adrien Rabiot's throughball to give the dominant French side a deserved lead in the 19th minute of the Group B contest. "It's an extremely big club but we can find other ways, like finding young players instead and selling on to get money". "It's a phenomenal squad that Paris have but I was proud of the players in the second half and the supporters were terrific tonight, they ... (more...)
Huge Blow For Wales As Sam Warburton To Undergo Neck Surgery Huge Blow For Wales As Sam Warburton To Undergo Neck Surgery
- September 13, 2017

It's a major blow to the Welsh, who are the All Blacks' final opponents on a five-match, four-test, end-of-season tour, at Millenium Stadium in Cardiff on November 26 (NZ time). One encouraging piece of news is that, if the current prognosis holds, Warburton should be fit for Wales's Six Nations opener against Scotland on 3 February. (more...)
Jose Mourinho reacts to Stoke City 2-2 Manchester United Jose Mourinho reacts to Stoke City 2-2 Manchester United
- September 13, 2017

Speaking to reporters afterwards, Mourinho bemoaned Stoke's tactics as defensive - despite it becoming the first team to breach his backline this term - and claimed the match was "a game for [Marouane] Fellaini", given the willingness of United's opponents to take the aerial route. (more...)
Wenger reveals why he turned down Manchester United job Wenger reveals why he turned down Manchester United job
- September 13, 2017

The report claims that Wenger had been in talks with Paris Saint-Germain and the club's planning was affected due to the lack of clarity surrounding the Arsenal manager's next move. "Yes, of course, Man United is attractive but am I happy here?' The answer was 'yes". "And while it's true to say he suffered hard times since, at the time we thought he was the best candidate to replace Alex". (more...)
Adrian Peterson Career Vikings Highlights Adrian Peterson Career Vikings Highlights
- September 13, 2017

Can an impressive running back trio match the Saints' dominance through the air? Few teams had less certainty with their running back situation than the New Orleans Saints going into Week 1, and unfortunately, no one was able to separate themselves from the pack Monday night. (more...)
Reds to open 2018 season against Nationals March 29 Reds to open 2018 season against Nationals March 29
- September 13, 2017

Basically, the regular season's earlier opening replaces the last four days of spring training - a period when most teams are playing exhibition games against other Major League Baseball teams at home or away (like the Toronto Blue Jays playing in Montreal) or playing those final few games before breaking camp. (more...)
Michael Bisping Says Jon Jones Should Face Lifetime Ban Michael Bisping Says Jon Jones Should Face Lifetime Ban
- September 13, 2017

According to a report by MMA Junkie , UFC Vice President of Athlete Health and Performance Jeff Novitzky has confirmed that the B sample also tested positive for steroid turinabol. Jones is now 23-1 (with that no-contest surely incoming from the Nevada State Athletic Commission), with his only loss stemming from a disqualification due to poor refereeing as Jones rained elbows down upon Matt Hamill's face in 2009. (more...)
All three Texans tight ends in concussion protocol All three Texans tight ends in concussion protocol
- September 13, 2017

Fiedorowicz on season ending injured reserve after suffering a concussion during this past Sunday's loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars . For his 2016 efforts, he was given a three-year extension on August 31. "I'm just happy to be back, glad to be back with my teammates", Strong said, via Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle . Strong has yet to play an integral factor on offense, off a sophomore season in which he had 14 catches for 131 yards and no touchdowns. (more...)
LeBron James Trains With Dwyane Wade
- September 13, 2017

Wade and James played together with the Heat for four years, carrying the franchise to back-to-back titles in 2012 and 2013. With the decline of the Bulls, many believe Wade will leave Chicago. It's also not a remote possibility that he could join the Cavs, as he is one of James' best friends, and the promise of playing for a legitimate contender might be very hard for him to resist. (more...)
Jedrzejczyk-Namajunas tabbed for UFC 217 Jedrzejczyk-Namajunas tabbed for UFC 217
- September 13, 2017

MMA Today originally reported the pair were being targeted for the Madison Square Garden card early in August. Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre for the UFC middleweight title will headline this event while Cody Garbrandt vs. While she came up short that night, Thug Rose would go on to win four of her next five bouts in the UFC. Most recently, she rebounded from a narrow split-decision defeat to Kowalkiewicz with a submission victory over Michelle Waterson in April. (more...)
ESPN responds to Jemele Hill calling Trump 'a white supremacist' ESPN responds to Jemele Hill calling Trump 'a white supremacist'
- September 13, 2017

Hill's comments come several days after ESPN booted a commentator from calling a game because his name was "Robert Lee", which is the same as that of the Civil War's commander of the Army of Northern Virginia. "He is unqualified and unfit to be president", she said . Hill objected to Rock's recent use of a Confederate flag, saying he was "pandering to racists". (more...)
Mourinho gives an update on Paul Pogba's injury
- September 13, 2017

When asked about the severity of Pogba's injury, Mourinho said: "I don't know, it looks for me too [to be a hamstring injury]". "Bad decisions, fantasy football, PlayStation football, tricks and when you stop to play as a team I don't like, and you gamble a bit". (more...)
Ronaldo eager to return to action against APOEL - Zidane Ronaldo eager to return to action against APOEL - Zidane
- September 13, 2017

Asensio has already netted on his debuts in all of La Liga, the Copa Del Rey, Spanish Super Cup, Champions League and European Super Cup. Ronaldo's return boosts Real's attack after a disappointing 1-1 draw at home to Levante on Saturday, their second successive home draw which left them trailing early Liga leaders Barcelona and Real Sociedad by four points. (more...)
Sainz coy on Renault talk Sainz coy on Renault talk
- September 13, 2017

Multiple sources told Reuters that negotiations had progressed as expected and official confirmation was likely within days. Spanish media and online reports said Sainz - a young talent long coveted by Renault - was set to move to the French manufacturer team as a sweetener for Toro Rosso terminating their engine contract. (more...)
Manchester United legend hands advice to Coutinho and Sanchez Manchester United legend hands advice to Coutinho and Sanchez
- September 13, 2017

Sanchez has one more year to his contract with Arsenal and will be a free agent next year. The Gunners had enquired about including Sterling in a potential swap deal but Guardiola said he instantly dismissed the possibility of the England global when it was suggested. (more...)
Danica Patrick to quit Stewart-Haas Racing team after six seasons Danica Patrick to quit Stewart-Haas Racing team after six seasons
- September 13, 2017

Dale Jarrett, Steve Letarte, and NASCAR on NBC reporter Nate Ryan will be on hand to discuss this Silly Season shakeup. "Sponsorship plays a vital role in our sport, and I have been very fortunate over the course of my career, but this year threw us for a curve". (more...)