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Arsenal manager Wenger praises 'exceptional' Alexis Arsenal manager Wenger praises 'exceptional' Alexis
- September 15, 2017

Despite three years at bitter rivals Barcelona, Real Madrid still see Sanchez as a viable option in a cut-price deal in January or as a free next summer. The England global, who has scored three goals so far this season, has netted 20 goals in 74 appearances for Arsenal . Meanwhile, Wenger does not believe Chelsea will have any physical advantage over his team ahead of their trip to Stamford Bridge, despite having 48 hours extra rest after thumping Qarabag 6-0 in their Champions League ... (more...)
Ricciardo crushes lap record in Singapore GP practice Ricciardo crushes lap record in Singapore GP practice
- September 15, 2017

Force India's Sergio Pérez split the Mercedes drivers as he took fifth spot, with Valtteri Bottas holding a low-key sixth, complaining that the "rear end is undriveable", having finished nearly a second off the pace. Bottas, who agreed a one-year extension to his Mercedes contract in the build up to the weekend, was sixth. Ricciardo has previously been linked with a move to Ferrari and his current contract expires at the end of the next season, when Kimi Raikkonen could also leave the ... (more...)
LEADING OFF: Indians aim for 23rd win in row, Price to 'pen LEADING OFF: Indians aim for 23rd win in row, Price to 'pen
- September 15, 2017

The Cleveland Indians made history Wednesday with their AL-record 21st-straight win , but then perhaps more embarrassing history came to light. Cleveland moved within four wins of matching the 1916 New York Giants for the longest streak in major league history. (more...)
Timo Werner: 'My focus is on RB Leipzig' Timo Werner: 'My focus is on RB Leipzig'
- September 15, 2017

The 21-year-old has made a fine start to the season so far and he already has four goals to his name in five games. Werner was again asked about the Real rumours after their Champions League draw with Monaco. In England, there are a few more: Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham, Liverpool , Manchester United and Manchester City. "Perhaps RB will be a big club too - I'm quite sure". (more...)
Mane 'Didn't Mean to Hurt' Ederson Mane 'Didn't Mean to Hurt' Ederson
- September 15, 2017

Mane's high boot caught Ederson in the face, leaving the Brazilian requiring lengthy treatment and several stitches in his face. "I think the next time I will get the ball before him, I will do my best". I will accept it and try to forget. He will now sit out a Premier League meeting with Burnley and a league and EFL Cup double-header against Leicester. (more...)
Guardiola delight for Stones as Manchester City romp in Rotterdam Guardiola delight for Stones as Manchester City romp in Rotterdam
- September 15, 2017

Last season we couldn't win one game away from home and we spoke about that. "To play a game at home and away, you have to play in a different way than when you're playing in the group". Ederson will make his Champions League debut for Manchester City at Feyenoord , four days on from being substituted with a head injury against Liverpool . (more...)
Boise State's Chase Hatada Ejected For Brutal Helmet-To-Helmet Hit Boise State's Chase Hatada Ejected For Brutal Helmet-To-Helmet Hit
- September 15, 2017

He walked off the field on his own but looked slightly injured. Before being struck, Jordan was playing pretty well. In fact, most of New Mexico's offense comes from their running game. The rescheduling ensures that all 12 teams in the American will play eight conference games. The New Mexico Lobos are 0-0 while on the road this season, 0-0 against conference opponents and 1-1 against non-conference opponents. (more...)
Singapore agrees new four-year deal Singapore agrees new four-year deal
- September 15, 2017

However, earlier this week Carey revealed that Liberty Media were keen to ensure the race's long-term future. Now into its 10th edition, the Singapore Grand Prix is the sport's first night race and has been a successful and unique blend of F1 action, its party atmosphere and business networking opportunities. (more...)
Morata aims for fourth Champions League final with Chelsea Morata aims for fourth Champions League final with Chelsea
- September 15, 2017

Speaking to the media ahead of his team's game against APOEL in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday night, the former France worldwide said his squad needed another striker and admitted that they tried to sign one in the latest transfer window. (more...)
Chelsea vs Arsenal: Gus Poyet says Blues too good for worrying Gunners Chelsea vs Arsenal: Gus Poyet says Blues too good for worrying Gunners
- September 15, 2017

After their 6-0 victory at home to woeful Azeri side Qarabag, Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois said they were relishing the prospect of facing the Gunners. 'We played Chelsea in the Community Shield and in the FA Cup final last season, so we know we can beat them. But even with 10 men we had some chances afterwards. (more...)
Four arrested at Emirates Stadium before Arsenal vs Cologne match Four arrested at Emirates Stadium before Arsenal vs Cologne match
- September 15, 2017

It was only after the interval, following the introduction of Sead Kolasinac and a change of shape, that the Gunners hit back. Alexis Sanchez hit the match-winner, and started the move for the last goal, a rebound effort finished by Hector Bellerin as Arsenal won a Group H match that is likely to lead to UEFA charges over the disorder. (more...)
President Trump to view Hurricane Irma damage in Florida on Thursday President Trump to view Hurricane Irma damage in Florida on Thursday
- September 15, 2017

That storm killed 1800 people around New Orleans. Higher sea levels can contribute to more devastating storm surge. Top Trump administration officials have repeatedly dodged questions about how climate change affected the damage done by hurricanes Harvey and Irma , saying the issue should be discussed at a later date. (more...)
Crowd trouble delays Arsenal's Europa League opener Crowd trouble delays Arsenal's Europa League opener
- September 15, 2017

Earlier reports suggested as many as 20,000 Cologne fans had gathered in London just hours before Thursday's kick-off despite only 3,000 tickets being made available to away supporters. "I changed it at half-time, and second half was one-way traffic". After three years away, AC Milan returned to European competition as perhaps the favorite - at least until December when eight teams jump in as a result of placing third in a Champions League group. (more...)
Pro Kabaddi Haryana, Jaipur match tie Pro Kabaddi Haryana, Jaipur match tie
- September 15, 2017

Nitin Rawal got 11 raid points for Jaipur standing out among the rest. Both teams started slowly as it was 2-2 after three minutes. Haryana Steelers looked on course for a comfortable victory but couldn't perform in the second half and had to settle for a tie. (more...)
No plans to tour Pakistan in near future: Sutherland No plans to tour Pakistan in near future: Sutherland
- September 15, 2017

Pakistan and World XI are playing the Independence Cup series in Lahore . Pakistan team coach Mickey Arthur has said his team would have to be more disciplined to seize the historic T20 global series against the World XI. The third and last T20 will not be less than a "grand finale" for both the teams, which will be eager to win the mega series at any cost. The second T20I between Pakistan and World XI will be played at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore . (more...)
Chelsea Arsenal: Gunners could capitulate if Blues score first - Paul Merson
- September 15, 2017

We have shown good spirit, good football and good wins most importantly of all. Let's see what they do in the Europa League, but they will probably rest some guys. "We have to work hard in the training ground and I think everyone is looking forward to the week coming". "We played a good game , but we made a stupid foul with the red card [for Pedro] and conceded from that free kick". (more...)
Five Colorado Springs D11 students named National Merit semifinalists Five Colorado Springs D11 students named National Merit semifinalists
- September 15, 2017

These academically talented high school seniors will now have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $33 million that will be offered next spring. No local OH students made the semifinalist list. Students are selected based on their scores as juniors on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Qualifying Test. (more...)
We are lucky to have De Bruyne, says Guardiola We are lucky to have De Bruyne, says Guardiola
- September 15, 2017

Their campaign got off to the best possible start on the opening weekend with a 3-0 victory at Crystal Palace, which was followed up by a 1-0 win at home to fellow new boys Newcastle United. We were unlucky. Hopefully this year he can help us. "I said to the fourth official that I didn't think it was a red card". "That's probably a good thing, the game comes early and we can put things right, change it again". (more...)
Ederson starts for Manchester City after Mane clash Ederson starts for Manchester City after Mane clash
- September 15, 2017

While it has been a while since their last match in the Champions League , they are no stranger to English competition. Stones, speaking alongside Guardiola at the pre-match press conference on Tuesday, said: "Ederson has got on with it straight away". (more...)
Phil Thompson criticises Liverpool following Manchester City loss Phil Thompson criticises Liverpool following Manchester City loss
- September 15, 2017

Mane was dismissed for a dangerously high challenge on City goalkeeper Ederson - a sending off that led to a three-game domestic ban - and Klopp called on the Senegal worldwide to continue chasing lost causes, starting against one of La Liga's toughest sides on Wednesday. (more...)
New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles
- September 15, 2017

Since Manny Machado hit a game-winning home run against Dellin Betances on September 5 at Camden Yards, things are trending differently for the Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees going into a four-game series that starts Thursday night at Yankee Stadium. (more...)
Opko Health, Inc. (OPK) Receives $16.43 Consensus Price Target from Analysts Opko Health, Inc. (OPK) Receives $16.43 Consensus Price Target from Analysts
- September 15, 2017

Insiders have acquired 1,041,300 shares of company stock worth $6,613,566 in the last ninety days. The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of -2.8 percent. Equities analysts forecast that Opko Health, Inc . will post ($0.20) EPS for the current fiscal year. Provise Management Group Llc, a Florida-based fund reported 15,000 shares. (more...)
Mariners Pregame: Return of The King, lineups and starters against Rangers Mariners Pregame: Return of The King, lineups and starters against Rangers
- September 15, 2017

Hernandez will oppose RHP Andrew Cashner (9-9, 3.18). Three batters after Zunino's first homer, Segura hit a two-run shot deep into the lower level of seats in left. Hernandez exited with two outs in the fourth after Gallo doubled to left. The 2010 American League Cy Young Award victor owns a 5-4 mark with a 4.28 ERA in 13 starts this season. (more...)
Arsene Wenger Will Not Use Chelsea Game As Europa League Excuse Arsene Wenger Will Not Use Chelsea Game As Europa League Excuse
- September 15, 2017

Arsenal kick off their Europa League campaign on Thursday night with a home match against Bundesliga side FC Cologne . This season's Europa League represents a golden opportunity for Wenger to finally win European silverware for his club. (more...)
Cardinals rout Reds 13-4 Cardinals rout Reds 13-4
- September 15, 2017

Cincinnati scored its only run off Weaver in the second inning. "When he (DeJong) made that diving play I was already running hard so I was "Oh I might beat this out" and got lucky", Mahle said. "Everyone is picking up each other", Martinez said. "We go out there and try to be aggressive". Veteran Yadier Molina entered Thursday on 132 hits, 58 runs, 17 homers and 75 RBI while Tyler Pham has come on lately with 117 hits, 83 runs, 19 homers and 63 RBI. (more...)
Eichorst clarifies Nebraska's position on future Black Friday games Eichorst clarifies Nebraska's position on future Black Friday games
- September 15, 2017

Fans noticed Iowa would no longer be the Huskers' post-Thanksgiving foe after 2019. "But I also think you guys know that when I haven't been clear, and I obviously wasn't clear on Tuesday with a comment or a few I made, that I will let you know that I do make mistakes, and I'm not flawless", Eichorst said. (more...)
Aaron Donald expected to miss season opener due to holdout Aaron Donald expected to miss season opener due to holdout
- September 15, 2017

Goff showed some flashes of development in the preseason, and the Rams' offensive scheme looks much more creative than it did in 2016. If he doesn't report by Sunday's 1:05 PT kickoff at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Donald will forfeit a game check. (more...)
No favorite? Just ask Martin Truex or Kyle Busch — NASCAR playoff notebook No favorite? Just ask Martin Truex or Kyle Busch — NASCAR playoff notebook
- September 15, 2017

Of course, Truex did win the regular-season championship and does lead the series in laps led (1,646), top 10s (17), and tied for the most wins (four). "Chicagoland is a unique track with the increasing radius corner for both sides and a back straightaway that's not exactly straight", Gaughan said. (more...)
Jarrett Jack Set to Join Knicks on One-Year Deal Jarrett Jack Set to Join Knicks on One-Year Deal
- September 15, 2017

The right knee has been causing Jack problems for the last two years. It's expected to be non-guaranteed, with Jack a low-risk addition largely for locker-room experience. Last season, Jack suited up for the New Orleans Pelicans for two games after signing a 10-day contract in February. Jack has struggled through injuries in the past two seasons. (more...)
European basketball champions Spain humbled by Slovenia European basketball champions Spain humbled by Slovenia
- September 15, 2017

Dragic, the only active National Basketball Association player on the Slovenian team's roster, impacted the game in all facets, contributing 15 points, six rebounds and five assists in his 27 minutes. They out-scored Spain by 12 points in the third quarter and then by four in the fourth to complete a memorable win at the Sinan Erdem Dome. The Gasol brothers performed well, but their combined 28 points were far from enough to beat Slovenia . (more...)