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Barçelona's Dembele out for 4 months due to thigh injury Barçelona's Dembele out for 4 months due to thigh injury
- September 18, 2017

Sakari Orava this week in Finland ". Antoine Griezmann's goal shortly after the hour mark was enough for Atletico Madrid to seal a 1-0 win over Malaga. Dembele is yet to score for the Spanish club, who he joined for £97m from Borussia Dortmund at the end of the summer transfer window. It was the France forward's third match for Barcelona . (more...)
Chicago Cubs score 14 runs, 39 total in series sweep of Mets Chicago Cubs score 14 runs, 39 total in series sweep of Mets
- September 18, 2017

Louis and maybe the last weekend". Now, Harris is packing on the cake calories. After the game, he said he expects to play Friday . "I kind of like those". Even with Lester back, the Cubs' rotation remains in flux. Meanwhile, the bullpen is now taxed - even with the expanded rosters. However, his three-inning outing was the shortest of the four. (more...)
Bills offense falls flat in 9-3 loss to Panthers Bills offense falls flat in 9-3 loss to Panthers
- September 18, 2017

The Panthers had three sacks, two by Julius Peppers in his first home game since re-signing with them. Olsen left Sunday's game in the first half with a foot injury , then appeared on crutches along the sideline in the second half. the San Francisco 49ers . The defense played great throughout, sacking quarterback Cam Newton six times and limiting the Panthers to just 255 total yards. (more...)
Backup Mayoral leads Real Madrid to 3-1 win at Sociedad Backup Mayoral leads Real Madrid to 3-1 win at Sociedad
- September 18, 2017

Not that long ago, transfer speculation intimated that we'd see a rarity, a player moving from Real Madrid to Barcelona . Real Sociedad are a decent team in fine form with three wins out of three under Eusebio Sacristan who offer a genuine challenge for Zidane's outfit and they must be far more proficient in front of goal to win. (more...)
Sam Bradford ruled out; Case Keenum to start vs. Steelers Sam Bradford ruled out; Case Keenum to start vs. Steelers
- September 18, 2017

His 91-yard performance on three catches flashed 2015 form, turning a routine slant route into a 27-yard touchdown in the first quarter thanks to his breakaway speed, which is still very much intact. Predicting the Steelers offense will struggle against a strong Minnesota defense is easy, but there is one guy on the Pittsburgh side of the ball who thrives on that kind of pressure: Ben Roethlisberger . (more...)
Mourinho says Premier League difficult to win Mourinho says Premier League difficult to win
- September 18, 2017

Until the 83rd minute at Old Trafford on Sunday Ronald Koeman must have thought his Everton side had turned an important corner, before a late capitulation left them in the Premier League relegation zone. We played better and we score more goals. "I think it is more hard now", he said. When players are similar, you can compare. Likewise, Wayne Rooney has started his second spell at Everton well, scoring twice so far since he swapped the Red side of Manchester for the Blue ... (more...)
Kansas City Chiefs secondary to face tough test against Philadelphia Eagles
- September 18, 2017

Green Bay Packers (1-0) at Atlanta Falcons (1-0), 8:30 p.m. NBC: This is a rematch of last year's NFC Championship game that ended in a blowout victory for the Falcons. Berry is among the best safeties in football and his absence will pose a challenge for the Chiefs defense without one of their leaders. "That 87 (Kelce) demands a lot of attention, also". (more...)
Barcelona confirms Dembele out for four months Barcelona confirms Dembele out for four months
- September 18, 2017

The only negative point comeback victory was the injury to Dembele. FC Barcelona's new No.11 as suffered a torn tendon in his left thigh and will be sidelined for three to four months. Dembele was brought in to replace Neymar after the Brazil striker bolted for Paris Saint-Germain on a world-record move of 222 million euros ($262 million). (more...)
Hamilton wins as Vettel crashes Hamilton wins as Vettel crashes
- September 18, 2017

Ferrari's Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen , and Red Bull's Max Verstappen all went out just after the start of the first wet race in Singapore , which saw three safety cars and finished with only 12 drivers. Mercedes were expected to struggle at the Marina Bay Street Circuit on Sunday, but they managed to leave the track with a 1-3 finish as Lewis Hamilton claimed victory while his team-mate was third. (more...)
Manchester City SIX-sational at Vicarage Road Manchester City SIX-sational at Vicarage Road
- September 18, 2017

Not that De Bruyne was sat deep alongside Fernandinho the whole match. Sometimes you can win one day for any circumstances, but normally when you play that level you will score goals and keep a clean sheet. The Eagles paid for slack defending in just the sixth minute when a Dusan Tadic cross-shot was parried to the feet of Steven Davis, who side-footed home from 10 yards. (more...)
PSG pull three points clear with Lyon win PSG pull three points clear with Lyon win
- September 18, 2017

The Brazilian struggled to impose himself on the game in the early stages as his side laboured amid a strong start from the visitors. Meanwhile, Neymar's apparent refusal to swap shirts with Ralston has been revealed to be charity-related and not a continuation of the pair's on-pitch trash talking. (more...)
Horner plays down reports of Renault split Horner plays down reports of Renault split
- September 18, 2017

Ricciardo said he was "a little envious" of Vettel's lap, adding: "But I'm still confident we will get victory". It's a bit pointless to look at the Friday times and say "this team will be ahead of others". "For us the most important thing is to try and get ourselves into a competitive position between now and the end of these engine regulations (in 2020)". (more...)
Bucs force 4 turnovers in rout of Bears Bucs force 4 turnovers in rout of Bears
- September 18, 2017

Glennon punctuated a strings of short completions with unconscionable turnovers - a fumble directly into a defender's hands, an interception on a poorly-placed zone throw and another into which he appeared baited by cornerback Robert McClain that was returned for a touchdown. (more...)
Arsene Wenger: Alexis Sanchez 'well loved' at Arsenal and 'happy' Arsene Wenger: Alexis Sanchez 'well loved' at Arsenal and 'happy'
- September 18, 2017

Chelsea have the same objective as us, they want to challenge for the title so it's a big game this weekend". Conte has admitted he has a decision to make in defence after Gary Cahill made an impressive return for the midweek win over Qarabag in the Champions League. (more...)
Vettel on pole in Singapore, Hamilton fifth Vettel on pole in Singapore, Hamilton fifth
- September 18, 2017

Monza was another race of what could have and should have been for Verstappen, and he will be hoping that he can have a clean, and strong race weekend in Singapore , where Red Bull are quietly optimistic of challenging for victory. They were comfortably beaten by Ferrari in Monaco, but showed good pace relative to the scarlet cars in Hungary and the Mercedes chief is optimistic that they can fight for the win again. (more...)
Clashes ensued at the Arsenal and Cologne match as riot police deployed
- September 18, 2017

The situation escalated to such an extent that additional security forces had to be deployed to bring the unruly fans under control. " FC Köln would like to unmistakably make it clear that there is no excuse or justification for the fact that a group of so-called disturbers threatened, insulted, and even attacked stewards and police officers without cause ". (more...)
Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas confident Mercedes can fight rivals in Singapore Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas confident Mercedes can fight rivals in Singapore
- September 18, 2017

Although Hamilton won here in 2014, he finished only fifth the previous year, and retired two further times with his previous team McLaren. "It's an wonderful track if you feel the auto is coming alive". The bookies share our faith in Sebastian Vettel , who is tipped to win as 11/8 favourite. Ricciardo, a victor in Azerbaijan in June, also remained confident. (more...)
Are Arsenal too tactically naive to stop Chelsea? Are Arsenal too tactically naive to stop Chelsea?
- September 18, 2017

Aaron Ramsey scored a dramatic late victor in a 2-1 victory for the Gunners in May, moments after Diego Costa had cancelled out a controversial early goal from Alexis Sanchez, in which there were claims of both handball and offside. In contrast, Arsenal have endured a rocky period as a loss at Stoke was followed by a humiliating 4-0 defeat against Liverpool . Victories over Bournemouth and Cologne have done little to silence the fans, who claim Wenger is no longer the man for the job after ... (more...)
Chelsea vs Arsenal: 5 Talking Points as Blues reduced to 10 men Chelsea vs Arsenal: 5 Talking Points as Blues reduced to 10 men
- September 18, 2017

A disappointing Chelsea display ended on a sour note when Luiz followed through recklessly on Kolasinac and referee Michael Oliver reached for his red card. Antonio Conte opted for a change at the start of the second half as Bakayoko replaced Pedro. Fabregas had been unable to track the runners from the Arsenal midfield and the switch benefitted Chelsea's defensive structure. (more...)
New Zealand v South Africa: Everything you need to know New Zealand v South Africa: Everything you need to know
- September 18, 2017

Steve Hansen's side moved to 19 points on the table, eight ahead of the second-placed Springboks , who now host the Wallabies in Bloemfontein on September 30 before finishing the championship against the All Blacks a week later in Cape Town. (more...)
Marshawn Lynch scores his first touchdown in almost 2 years
- September 18, 2017

While the Skittles being given away are probably not of the special Halloween variety , they'll still be widely enjoyed by Oaklanders - and maybe even people who live in San Francisco hoping to get a taste of the rainbow. Then the vending machines filled with free candy will disappear from Oakland, although Lynch's presence-like a benevolent, Skittles-loving spirit-will remain behind, to watch over the city. (more...)
Arsenal set two records with performance in 0-0 draw with Chelsea Arsenal set two records with performance in 0-0 draw with Chelsea
- September 18, 2017

Antonio Conte has said he never feared for his job at Chelsea last season, adding that the early 3-0 defeat at Arsenal had helped him understand the way the team needed to play. Victor Moses got his marching orders in last season's FA Cup final , while Pedro was dismissed in the Community Shield . With a performance like that it made you wonder why Wenger was prepared to let him leave at the end of August. (more...)
David Luiz sent off as Chelsea draws with Arsenal David Luiz sent off as Chelsea draws with Arsenal
- September 18, 2017

The point means they remain three adrift of their rivals and six off Manchester City at the top, having gone 14 matches without beating a top-six team away from home in the top flight. Wenger insisted the debacle of the 4-0 loss at Liverpool in August - a performance that provoked fierce criticism of both manager and players - was an "accident". (more...)
Chelsea hold Arsenal to goalless draw after David Luiz red card Chelsea hold Arsenal to goalless draw after David Luiz red card
- September 17, 2017

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger insisted the debacle of the 4-0 loss at Liverpool in August - a performance that provoked fierce criticism of both manager and players - was an "accident". "They have a really good squad to fight for the title in England for sure", Conte said. I think he has great experience, great worldwide experience, and we are happy to have him in our team. (more...)
Koeman: Lukaku nearly impossible to replace
- September 17, 2017

However, like Rooney, he failed to hit the target against his old club. But he did go close 21 minutes in, meeting Cuco Martina's cut-back and sending it agonisingly wide of the bottom-left corner. Ex-United midfielder Morgan Schneilderlin handled when Martial cutback, with the substitute scoring the resulting spot-kick in stoppage time. Sunderland still have more Premier League away wins in 2017 so far (2) than Everton (1). (more...)
Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro the subject of trade talks
- September 17, 2017

According to multiple reports, Vaccaro is the subject of trade talks between the Saints and unnamed teams around the league. While NFL Network reports the Saints are shopping Vaccaro, CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora reported on Friday that a "handful of teams" have engaged in trade talks with New Orleans' front office. (more...)
Oklahoma State Rises, Oklahoma Falls In Latest AP Top 25 Oklahoma State Rises, Oklahoma Falls In Latest AP Top 25
- September 17, 2017

Both the USA Today Amway Coaches Poll and the Associated Press Top 25 bestowed that honor upon MSU Sunday afternoon. The Sooners weren't the only Week 3 winners to lose ground in the rankings. I flipped Oklahoma State and Ohio State in the eighth and ninth spots this week on the basis of the Cowboys' work at Pitt. Other Pac-12 teams in the Coaches poll includes the same four teams in USC (No. (more...)
Bears vs. Buccaneers: Highlights, game tracker and more Bears vs. Buccaneers: Highlights, game tracker and more
- September 17, 2017

There is plenty of optimism in Tampa Bay after they finished with a 9-7 record in 2016, their best record since they finished 10-6 in 2010. Glennon responded to the turnover by driving down field again and fumbling, which led to another Tampa Bay touchdown. (more...)
Terry Fox run in Langley City Terry Fox run in Langley City
- September 17, 2017

Since the event began in the central Okanagan city in 1985, the community has raised about $860,000. He dreamed of raising $1 from every Canadian, which would have been about $24 million at the time, for cancer research. The last word is one that many people taking part in Terry Fox Runs across Niagara have in abundance, as they or people they love battle against cancer for their lives. (more...)
Arsene Wenger lauds Aaron Ramsey's display against Chelsea
- September 17, 2017

However, Welbeck was forced off midway through the second period after going down clutching his groin and he limped off to be replaced by Olivier Giroud in the 73rd minute. Lack of goals is followed by a worrying lack of composure in front of goal, displayed once again at Stamford Bridge today. They have lost only one player, Oxlade-Chamberlain, and they have kept all of their players. (more...)