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Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck ruled out of Week 2 Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck ruled out of Week 2
- September 13, 2017

Moncrief was called for a face mask penalty, but Tolzien would have tied the record for pick-sixes in one game if Moncrief didn't break up the pass. Dorsett may end up third on the Patriots' receiver depth chart, behind only Brandin Cooks and Chris Hogan, if Danny Amendola (concussion) isn't available in New Orleans. (more...)
Clash of the titans! All Blacks to take on England in 2018 Clash of the titans! All Blacks to take on England in 2018
- September 13, 2017

The long-anticipated clash between Eddie Jones' England team and World Rugby's No1-ranked side New Zealand has finally been arranged for November 2018. "We will have to work hard and be smart in what we do to bridge the gap between us and the All Blacks", said Jones, who wants England to be the world's top team going into the World Cup. (more...)
Bryant, Quintana help Cubs beat Mets Bryant, Quintana help Cubs beat Mets
- September 13, 2017

In fact, the Cubs have used left-handed starting pitchers in three straight games only three times in the past 30 years. Even with Lester back, the Cubs' rotation remains in flux. "We were really just looking to do something special on the actual anniversary date, and it's really a gift to the community, a gift to our fan base to say thank you for 50 fantastic years", A's COO Chris Giles said. (more...)
I get inspiration from Ronaldo, I get inspiration from Ronaldo, "The Don" - Anthony Joshua
- September 13, 2017

The attacker was rated 94 past year, which saw him overtake Messi (93) and Neymar (92). Ronaldo took to Instagram to celebrate the occasion. Joshua also went on to admit that Ronaldo has been a huge inspiration to him and his journey in the boxing world: "I've been pro now three years, and I think early on I was trying to do everything because with boxing I come into the game as a professional". (more...)
Olympic Games: Paris & LA to host 2024 & 2028 respectively Olympic Games: Paris & LA to host 2024 & 2028 respectively
- September 13, 2017

Four-time gold medallist Michael Johnson is thrilled at the prospect of Los Angeles hosting the Olympic Games in 2028. The IOC made a decision to award two games at the same time, and L.A. The Olympic Games are intimately woven into the history of this ever-evolving city - it is part of what defines us. "Also with the 11-year timeframe before we host the Games, it gives us an opportunity to do some exciting things in the community, get young kids inspired and excited about the Games to ... (more...)
Annoyed Mourinho warns United players against 'fantasy football'
- September 13, 2017

Early in the second-half, Romelu Lukaku doubled the Reds' lead after converting Daley Blind's cross. However, with Eric Bailly and Phil Jones suspended, Lindelof made his first start of the season as United kicked-off their Champions League campaign with a comfortable 3-0 win over Basel . (more...)
Carlos Tevez's coach claims he won't pick him because he's overweight Carlos Tevez's coach claims he won't pick him because he's overweight
- September 13, 2017

Shanghai Shenhua manager Wu Jingui has dropped Carlos Tevez from his first-team plans, accusing the striker of being too "overweight" to play. "I won't pick him right now", he's quoted as saying by The Independent . I have to take responsibility for the team and the players as well. Tevez recently returned to the country from a two-break in Argentina to seek treatment for a leg-muscle injury. (more...)
Japan's 'Babe Ruth' Shohei Otani wants to pitch in Major League Baseball next season Japan's 'Babe Ruth' Shohei Otani wants to pitch in Major League Baseball next season
- September 13, 2017

The news comes a day after half of MLB's 30 teams were at Sapporo Dome watching Otani throw 5⅔ scoreless innings in his third start of the season and pick up his first win this year as the Fighters blanked the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 7-0. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo returns as Real Madrid pursue another UCL title
- September 13, 2017

They first play away to English side Tottenham Hotspurs who are not much fancied to give Dortmund problems when they meet on Wednesday. Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring a goal in a friendly between Real Madrid and Fiorentina. (more...)
Mourinho Explains His 2015 Bust-Up With Matic Mourinho Explains His 2015 Bust-Up With Matic
- September 13, 2017

Mourinho rose to prominence after his managerial heroics with Porto. Now, two seasons later, the mature reaction of Matic has stuck in the mind of Mourinho, with the Red Devils boss as he spoke out about the professionalism of his player. (more...)
Napoli, vittoria all'esordio in Youth League: 2-1 contro lo Shakhtar Napoli, vittoria all'esordio in Youth League: 2-1 contro lo Shakhtar
- September 13, 2017

Non è andata meglio alla Roma di De Rossi padre , sconfitta in casa per 1-2 dall'Atletico Madrid . I partenopei iniziano il match con il piede giusto cercando di imporre il proprio gioco, ma al 22′ lo Shakhtar va vicino al vantaggio con un cross errato di Topalov che finisce sul palo. (more...)
Vean al Real Madrid o Barcelona si quieren goles: Jémez Vean al Real Madrid o Barcelona si quieren goles: Jémez
- September 13, 2017

El reto para los poblanos será detener a la séptima mejor ofensiva de la competencia, Cruz Azul que ha horadado nueve veces la cabaña enemiga. Puebla por su parte se mantiene en el lugar 16 de la tabla con 6 unidades solamente, la Franja corre peligro de quedar en último lugar al final de la jornada si Chivas le gana a Pachuca este sábado. (more...)
Floyd Mayweather reveals he has seven girlfriends Floyd Mayweather reveals he has seven girlfriends
- September 13, 2017

Most expensive sailing yacht in the world. He wrote: 'The 360 million dollar "sailing yacht A" pulls up out the back garden this morning. The two-weight UFC champion revealed the yacht he is now partying on the most expensive sailing yacht in the world on an Instagram caption. (more...)
Chelsea crush debutants Qarabag on return to Europe Chelsea crush debutants Qarabag on return to Europe
- September 13, 2017

My message was this. I trust all my players, not only with words but with facts. We started the Champions League in the right way. "It was a good start for us". 'We must be pleased to see Eden in the team. Fractious relations with Costa, and the Premier League opening loss to Burnley, led some to suggest a crisis at Chelsea . (more...)
Chelsea 6-0 Qarabag Chelsea 6-0 Qarabag
- September 13, 2017

Also, Paris Saint Germain flexed their attacking muscles with a 5-0 victory at Celtic in their opening Champions League Group B game on Tuesday as the world's most expensive frontline produced a potent display of force. Defender Cesar Azplicueta knocked in an exquisite pass from Spanish compatriot Cesc Fabregas in the 55th minute. The Azeris, who have won their domestic championship for the last four years, were given little room and time to produce their best football. (more...)
Ederson in City squad for Feyenoord trip after Mane collision Ederson in City squad for Feyenoord trip after Mane collision
- September 13, 2017

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. We are so happy with the players we have. The City goalkeeper left the field on a stretcher at the weekend after being caught in the face by a high boot from Sadio Mane, a challenge that saw the Liverpool forward sent off. (more...)
Ederson: Manchester City goalkeeper returns to training Ederson: Manchester City goalkeeper returns to training
- September 13, 2017

The Reds were 4-0 winners against title rivals Arsenal in their last Premier League game before the global break to underline their status as title challengers. "I won in 2006 and [between] the big teams the difference is not big, it's small". "Few times in your career do you get to play in front of an atmosphere like this". (more...)
Harry Kane aiming to use Champions League to break into world's elite Harry Kane aiming to use Champions League to break into world's elite
- September 13, 2017

The England worldwide has already shown his potential by thriving in the Premier League and he was top scorer in the division last season after netting 29 times. But Kane claims they have a point to prove after bombing last season - when they also crashed out of the Europa League to Gent. He didn't score in August, but got off the mark on Saturday and it wouldn't be a surprise if he outscores everyone else in the division again this season. (more...)
WAFU: Eagles to play Mali WAFU: Eagles to play Mali
- September 13, 2017

The Super Eagles defeated Sierra Leone 2-0 in their first match of the tournament, thanks to two goals from Osas Okoro and Moses Peter at Cape Coast Stadium on Monday. Incidentally, the WAFU Cup fixtures have lined up opposition for Nigeria as it was in the beginning. Today's playoff will kick off 7pm Nigerian time with the winners advancing to the group stage of the annual sub-regional tournament. (more...)
FPL, LCEC working to restore power to millions
- September 13, 2017

The storm also claimed three lives in SC and two in Georgia . Florida Gov. Rick Scott has warned residents that storm surges could reach 10 to 15 feet above sea level in the Naples area. The governor said on Monday that Jacksonville experienced 3 to 5 feet of surge, plus one foot of rainfall, which is causing "record and historical flooding along St. (more...)
Irma weakens as it heads north, but leaves path of destruction Irma weakens as it heads north, but leaves path of destruction
- September 13, 2017

For safety reasons, Georgia Power had to wait for the storm to calm down before putting its crews into the field. A handful of viral videos show meteorologist and storm chaser Juston Drake as he manually measured the storm's wind speeds. - In Miami-Dade County, police said they arrested 28 people for burglary and looting. Download the Storm Shield Weather Radio App for your iPhone or Android device and get severe weather alerts wherever you are. (more...)
Thousands without power in coastal Georgia from severe storm Thousands without power in coastal Georgia from severe storm
- September 13, 2017

Committed to delivering clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy at rates below the national average, Georgia Power maintains a diverse, innovative generation mix that includes nuclear, coal and natural gas, as well as renewables such as solar, hydroelectric and wind. (more...)
Junior Cert Results are out Junior Cert Results are out
- September 13, 2017

However some students may have blank spaces in those boxes because of the opposition to the junior cycle changes by the ASTI resulting in its members refusing to co-operate with such assessments. "We don't breathalyse everyone, they're chosen at random". Meanwhile, in Carlow, 921 people sat the exams - 451 girls and 470 boys. "I've heard from gardai there were no A&E admissions from drunk young people on Junior Cert results night past year, which is quite unusual". (more...)
Man City routs Liverpool 5-0, flawless Man United start ends Man City routs Liverpool 5-0, flawless Man United start ends
- September 13, 2017

With this win, Manchester City provisionally lead the EPL table with 10 points, one point ahead of Manchester United , who are to be hosted by Stoke City later on Saturday. Mane was dismissed and Ederson stayed down to receive treatment for several minutes before being taken off on a stretcher, with his side subsequently going on to take a 2-0 lead into the half-time break. (more...)
Antonio Conte delighted with Antonio Conte delighted with "great performance" from Chelsea
- September 13, 2017

Conte left out David Luiz, Antonio Rudiger, Victor Moses and Alvaro Morata for Tuesday's 6-0 thumping of the Azerbaijan minnow at Stamford Bridge. They also have been placed in a Champions League group stage which will very much favour them as they will play against the likes of Basel, CSKA Moscow and Benfica. (more...)
Liverpool's Mane to serve full 3-game ban
- September 13, 2017

They lack a Virgil van Dijk, dare I say, but I have been told in recent days that Southampton will not sell their Dutch defender to Liverpool under any circumstances, so they should have at least tried to get someone else in who could have done a job. (more...)
Mutko says WADA shares blame for Russian doping violations Mutko says WADA shares blame for Russian doping violations
- September 13, 2017

The World Anti-Doping Agency's decision on clearing 95 Russian athletes mentioned in the report of an independent panel led by Richard McLaren shows that the regulator has sorted out this situation, lawmaker and the world's legendary ice hockey player Vyacheslav Fetisov told TASS. (more...)
Yaya knows why - Guardiola tight-lipped on Toure absence for Manchester City Yaya knows why - Guardiola tight-lipped on Toure absence for Manchester City
- September 13, 2017

We are still in the process of growing. Feyenoord have started their domestic season even better than City, with four straight wins that see them out in front of the pack in the Eredivisie. "English teams spend more money but I grew up with the Holland culture and I know how they play". City's Champions League history against Dutch sides is short, having played Ajax home and away and with very little success in Roberto Mancini's last season of 2012-13. (more...)
Liverpool defender Gomez ready to live out dream against Sevilla
- September 13, 2017

The biggest doubt for The Reds lies on the availability of Philippe Coutinho . He is one of the best players I have played with. Sevilla are a very different team from the one that dazzled in La Liga Santander this past season. The 20-year-old has made three league appearances for the Reds this season, and he also made a substitute appearance in the second leg of Champions League qualifier against Hoffenheim . (more...)
Coutinho questions remain as Klopp turns to Karius
- September 13, 2017

The Reds' Europa League final defeat was their only previous meeting with Sevilla but Liverpool have a good record against Spanish sides, particularly at Anfield. Philippe Coutinho , who has not played for Liverpool all season, could take part against Sevilla in the UCL. The players who guided to Liverpool to their five iconic win in Europe's top tournament are living legends and while it might be asking too much for Klopp's current team to win the Champions League this ... (more...)

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