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PSG president says nothing to hide over summer transfers PSG president says nothing to hide over summer transfers
- September 06, 2017

Understanding his former club's anger towards him, Mbappe added, "I know that some of you do not understand my choice and that a feeling of anger is born in you, I understand". "Initially, we did not want the footballer to strengthen our opponents but I think this deal appears to be the most successful one in the world of football". (more...)
Ronaldinho sure of Coutinho's commitment Ronaldinho sure of Coutinho's commitment
- September 06, 2017

Coutinho has return to England following his worldwide commitments with Brazil, but according to Catalan daily Sport , the attacking midfielder considered staying in his homeland. Although Liverpool made it clear that they wouldn't sell the playmaker in the transfer window, Coutinho tried to force a move away from himself by handing in a transfer request to the club's hierarchy . (more...)
Indian in-laws fly to Florida to beat son's 'disobedient' wife: cops Indian in-laws fly to Florida to beat son's 'disobedient' wife: cops
- September 06, 2017

A mother-of-one was rescued in Florida this weekend from a house where she had been held captive for months by her husband and his parents. On Sept. Devbir Kalsi and his parents are all facing a slew of charges and, according to the sheriff's office, could be deported back to India. Jasbir, his father, was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon (knife), false imprisonment, child abuse, and denying access to 911. (more...)
Sloane Stephens advances to her first U.S. open quarterfinal Sloane Stephens advances to her first U.S. open quarterfinal
- September 06, 2017

No man has won the U.S. Open title without dropping a set in the Open era. "I had to sit down and all that stuff", she explained. Hopefully for the 24-year-old's sake she handles that encounter with a little more composure. Stephens hopes to make her second career grand slam semifinal and first since the 2013 Australian Open . "When I started my comeback at Wimbledon, I could have never even dreamed of something like this happening, having these results", Stephens said in an ... (more...)
US Open quarterfinal preview: Pablo Carreno Busta vs Diego Schwartzman US Open quarterfinal preview: Pablo Carreno Busta vs Diego Schwartzman
- September 06, 2017

While legends Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are each one win from meeting for the first time at the US Open in a potentially epic semi-final, this half of the men's draw is guaranteed to produce a first-time Slam finalist. Pablo Carreno Busta has reached the U.S. Open semifinals for the first time in his career after rolling over Diego Schwartzman in Tuesday's quarterfinal match at NY. (more...)
Wayne Rooney admits his marriage is over after Laura Simpson controversy Wayne Rooney admits his marriage is over after Laura Simpson controversy
- September 06, 2017

Recalling her night with the Everton footballer, Laura previously told the Mail Online: "Was I going to spend the night with him?" She has since spoken out about the reports and claimed that they kissed. Coleen and Wayne first met when they were 12-years-old but only started dating after they'd finished secondary school at 16. I'm not a marriage wrecker it was all playful fun and I'd had loads to drink. (more...)
4 thoughts on Browns depth chart vs. Steelers 4 thoughts on Browns depth chart vs. Steelers
- September 06, 2017

Add everything up and it might just indicate that 2017 is mainly about development. "We've got a team that's built to win right now", Roethlisberger said on his weekly 93.7-FM radio show. They see a player who can excel in their particular scheme. Jackson said the team will take a look at Josh Woodrum this week, then decide who backs up DeShone Kizer . (more...)
Pirates' Brault makes first 2017 start vs. Cubs Pirates' Brault makes first 2017 start vs. Cubs
- September 06, 2017

Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta left his team's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates with a leg injury in the third inning on Monday, though the team later said it appeared to just be due to the effects of cramping. The Cubs haven't announced their rotation for that series, but they could give Arrieta more rest - especially with a day off September 11 - by keeping left-hander Mike Montgomery in the rotation. (more...)
Froome extends lead but insists La Vuelta 'race is not over' Froome extends lead but insists La Vuelta 'race is not over'
- September 06, 2017

Wednesday's stage 17 is a 180.5km ride from Villadiego to Los Machucos with Froome edging closer to becoming only the third rider to win the Tour de France and Vuelta in the same year. However, this is also the stage in which Froome will get the biggest time against contenders in the overall standings. Russian Ilnur Zakarin (Katusha-Alpecin) is now fourth, 27 seconds back from Kelderman, as the battle for a podium place in Madrid intensifies, but Fabio Aru (Astana) looks out of ... (more...)
Former Maryland Football Coach's Son Killed In Columbia shooting Former Maryland Football Coach's Son Killed In Columbia shooting
- September 06, 2017

The report includes the fact that a neighbor, after hearing a noise, "went outside to see Locksley lying on the sidewalk, bleeding with his head in the grass". "The Locksleys have always treated us well here", La Cueva football coach Brandon Back said. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire Locksley family. (more...)
Paul Goldschmidt leaves Diamondbacks road trip to get MRI
- September 06, 2017

He's the 16th overall to do it since 1900 - Scooter Gennett of the Cincinnati Reds hit four consecutive home runs on June 6 against St. Louis. He had flirted with the magic number four once before in 2015, when he hit three home runs in a game. (more...)
Brazil police say Rio Olympics were bought in corrupt scheme Brazil police say Rio Olympics were bought in corrupt scheme
- September 06, 2017

The headquarters of the Brazilian Olympic Committee were also searched by the Brazilian Federal Police. An arrest warrant was issued for Arthur Soares, a businessman who won lucrative pre-Olympics contracts from Rio's government when it was headed by the now imprisoned state governor Sergio Cabral. (more...)
Bucs-Dolpins game will not be played in Miami Bucs-Dolpins game will not be played in Miami
- September 06, 2017

ET kickoff. The game is scheduled for 1 p.m. EDT Sunday in Miami . But this is the least appealing option, as it would mean both teams would have to play in 16 consecutive weeks. To me, I would like to see us have a couple trips where the families could travel with us and be a part of it. "Right now, everything is on go", Hurricanes coach Mark Richt said. (more...)
Leicester 'exploring all options to find a resolution' to Adrien Silva deal Leicester 'exploring all options to find a resolution' to Adrien Silva deal
- September 06, 2017

Speaking to the BBC , a club rep said: " We are working with Adrien and Sporting Clube de Portugal to overcome some issues relating to the player's registration and exploring all options to find a resolution ". The Premier League club will have to pay Silva's wages in the meantime. The clubs reached an agreement for the Portugal midfielder for 22 million pounds ($28.7 million) late on the final day of Europe's transfer window but didn't input the player's contract details on FIFA's Transfer ... (more...)
Keys reaches US Open quarters for 1st time Keys reaches US Open quarters for 1st time
- September 06, 2017

Madison Keys ended Elina Svitolina's world No 1 hopes to make it four American women in the quarter-finals of the US Open . It is the best performance by American women since Venus and Serena Williams, Lindsay Davenport, Jennifer Capriati and Monica Seles all reached the last eight in 2002. (more...)
Georgia at Notre Dame 09/09/17 Predictions Georgia at Notre Dame 09/09/17 Predictions
- September 06, 2017

Now that unranked Notre Dame is off to an impressive 1-0 start, let's give head coach Brian Kelly some straight-talk credit. Notre Dame is set to host No. Tappen noted on the NBC telecast that Kelly shook hands with former linebacker Bob Crable , who was honored before the game for his selection to the College Football Hall of Fame. (more...)
Mets ace deGrom gets smacked around by Phillies Mets ace deGrom gets smacked around by Phillies
- September 06, 2017

The nine runs were the most allowed by deGrom in a start during his career. J.P. Crawford became the 12 IronPig this season to make his major-league debut with the Phillies . Catcher Travis d'Arnaud cracked two doubles for the Mets , one of which drove in Nori Aoki for their only run of the night. Mets INF Wilmer Flores (broken nose) missed his third straight game and SS Amed Rosario (bruised right index finger) sat for a second consecutive day. (more...)
Red Sox, Yankees accuse each other of stealing signs Red Sox, Yankees accuse each other of stealing signs
- September 06, 2017

According to the New York Times , the Red Sox used the device to receive messages about what kind of pitch was about to be thrown. A meaningful series of September baseball between the American League wild card-leading New York Yankees and an Orioles club that's chasing them took on a much more sensational feeling Tuesday. (more...)
Blue Jays at Red Sox Blue Jays at Red Sox
- September 06, 2017

Their reputation battered by the embarrassment of signing-stealing allegations earlier in the day, the Red Sox took the field on Tuesday night looking to put a more troubling story to bed. The Blue Jays have played themselves out of contention for a playoff spot with 12 losses in their last 16 games, including a 5-4 setback in 12 innings at Baltimore on Sunday. (more...)
Cardinals Agree To Terms With Alex Boone Cardinals Agree To Terms With Alex Boone
- September 06, 2017

The 6-foot-8, 310-pound Boone started 14 games for Minnesota last season after signing a four-year, $26 million contract with the Vikings. "It's exciting. They'll have to prove that Monday night, though, against a Saints defense that blitzes more frequently than nearly any team in the NFL. The offensive lineman was outplayed by his Vikings line-mates this offseason and the team obviously felt no need to keep him around for 2017. (more...)
Michelle Obama dresses as Beyonce for singer's birthday Michelle Obama dresses as Beyonce for singer's birthday
- September 06, 2017

They are each wearing black hats that hang over their eyes, matching chunky silver necklaces, and variations of black long sleeve tops. Beyonce and Michelle have demonstrated their great friendship over the years and have consistently spoke highly of each another. (more...)
Back in the Big Apple: Jets sign WR Jeremy Kerley Back in the Big Apple: Jets sign WR Jeremy Kerley
- September 06, 2017

Last week, they acquired sixth-year player Jermaine Kearse from the Seahawks in the trade involving defensive end Sheldon Richardson . Just hours after paying his old team a visit, Jeremy Kerley is back with the Jets . I absolutely hated the NFL. Me and Chan Gailey were always. we didn't see eye-to-eye. Additionally, Kerley could be in the mix for the return role. "It was probably the same for him". (more...)
Blind long-snapper Jake Olson plays in game for USC Trojans Blind long-snapper Jake Olson plays in game for USC Trojans
- September 06, 2017

On Tuesday, the redshirt sophomore was honored with Pac-12 Special Teams Player of the Week honors. But Trojan's coach Clay Helton felt that Olsen had honed his skills and was ready to hit the grid. It was without all-conference linebacker Cameron Smith for the first half, suspended for a targeting penalty from the Rose Bowl, but poor tackling largely ailed its run defense against Western Michigan. (more...)
West Indies in historical win West Indies in historical win
- September 06, 2017

We desperately need to win this Test match to win the series, so I'm going to be focused completely on doing my job for the team when we get out there'. But he is not motivated by milestones or beating McGrath's record of 563. Anderson joked, referring to Swann's shock mid-series retirement. He said: "I am not really that fussed about 500". (more...)
Ben Woodburn inspires Wales again Ben Woodburn inspires Wales again
- September 06, 2017

The tension continued to grow and Moldova somehow escaped another goalmouth scramble with just under 20 minutes to play, while Woodburn saw appeals for a penalty waved away when he went to ground down in the area. The fact the top two, Ireland and Serbia , were meeting in Dublin added intrigue to the evening, but Wales knew they had to look after themselves to stay in the reckoning for a finals place in Russian Federation next summer. (more...)
Will Arsenal be forced to sell Alexis in £20M January sale? Will Arsenal be forced to sell Alexis in £20M January sale?
- September 06, 2017

The summer transfer window closed last week as a late flurry of business saw clubs rush to buy players in the closing stages. Alexis is able to walk out of the Emirates Stadium next summer for free. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has always said he is willing to run the risk of that happening, but he may have a change of heart and decide to recoup some cash in January, depending on how well the Gunners are doing. (more...)
Silence speaks a thousand words as Ireland slip to Serbia defeat Silence speaks a thousand words as Ireland slip to Serbia defeat
- September 06, 2017

I've not seen it back yet. Russell Martin, Steven Naismith and Grant Hanley with Scotland, Nelson Oliveira with Portugal, Michael McGovern with Northern Ireland , Wes Hoolahan with the Republic of Ireland , Marley Watkins with Wales and Angus Gunn with England Under 21s - all away, all out of his control. (more...)
US Open glance: Federer, Nadal can set up 1st US Open clash US Open glance: Federer, Nadal can set up 1st US Open clash
- September 06, 2017

Juan Martin del Potro confessed that he considered retiring in the darkest moments of what turned out to be a miracle 1-6, 2-6, 6-1, 7-6, 6-4 comeback over Dominic Thiem in the US Open fourth round. The ensuing tiebreaker was dominated by del Potro , who closed it with a booming cross-court forehand victor on the run. Roger Federer returns to action under the lights at the U.S. (more...)
Nadal hits 50th win at US Open, Pliskova races through Nadal hits 50th win at US Open, Pliskova races through
- September 06, 2017

Five-time champion Roger Federer set-up a mouthwatering US Open quarter-final clash against 2009 victor Juan Martin del Potro on Monday. Rublev grew up idolising Nadal , along with countryman Marat Safin, and said: "Rafa's the real champion". (more...)
Headingley to stage England-Pakistan Test match in 2018 Headingley to stage England-Pakistan Test match in 2018
- September 06, 2017

Blofeld departs after 45 years with the BBC's Test Match Special. The global fixture list announced by the England and Wales Cricket Board also confirms there will, as expected, be no day-night Test next year. The defeat in Leeds again flagged up England's worrying tendency to regress after starting a series well. Meanwhile, Gloucestershire Cricket is delighted to announce that it will host England and India in an worldwide T20 in summer 2018 at The Brightside Ground, Bristol. (more...)