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Former Liverpool and Newcastle defender Jose Enrique announces retirement Former Liverpool and Newcastle defender Jose Enrique announces retirement
- September 06, 2017

Enrique spent four years of his career at St. James' Park and become a favourite of the Toon Army for his marauding displays at left-back in both the Premier League and Championship. Enrique continued: "After every game my knee swelled like a ball and I was barely able to walk for three days". As well as Newcastle and Liverpool; Enrique's career also saw him play for Levante, Valencia, Villarreal , Celta Vigo and the Spain Under-21 worldwide side. (more...)
Trump coming to Houston today to tour Harvey aftermath Trump coming to Houston today to tour Harvey aftermath
- September 06, 2017

On Saturday, the presidential couple revisited Houston and made an appointment to meet the victims of the flooding, before they traveled to Lake Charles, Louisiana. Trump will head to Louisiana later Saturday. Robert Hendricks, 48, an electrical engineer standing on line at NRG Stadium, was skeptical about Trump's visit helping. (more...)
Porsche Interested In Moving To F1 Porsche Interested In Moving To F1
- September 06, 2017

However, it has also sent representatives to the series of recent meetings about the 2021 F1 engine regulations. Meschke went on to confirm that the German sports auto brand has no intentions to enter as a factory team. The last time a Porsche engine powered an F1 vehicle was back in 1991, but it was during 1984 and 1985 when Porsche engines made a significant mark in one of the most prestigious motorsports. (more...)
Bucs-Dolphins game to be played November 19 Bucs-Dolphins game to be played November 19
- September 06, 2017

The NFL has not determined yet where or when the game will be played, but are now considering having the teams play at a neutral site Sunday or moving the game later in the season. "16 weeks straight?", Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry said Tuesday. Let's be honest about it, the stretch after our bye week is one of the toughest, if you want to be real about it, it's probably the toughest in the NFL . (more...)
Federer, Nadal in action on sunny day at US Open
- September 06, 2017

They met in the 2009 U.S. Open final, when del Potro won his only Grand Slam title and ended Federer's run of five championships in a row in NY. Swiss Federer, chasing a record-extending 20th grand slam title, takes on Argentine Juan Martin Del Potro, the man who beat him in the 2009 final in NY. (more...)
Trump thanks Harvey responders, confirms return to Texas Trump thanks Harvey responders, confirms return to Texas
- September 06, 2017

After the city's water service shut down early Thursday, some homes have had sporadic trickles of water coming out of their faucets. Sanders said that Trump wants the news media to choose which charity receives the money. The mayor said that he asked President Trump, who met with storm victims Saturday, "to expand the rapid fix housing program for 15,000 up to 35,000". (more...)
Bank of Canada surprises with rate hike; loonie soars, stocks slip Bank of Canada surprises with rate hike; loonie soars, stocks slip
- September 06, 2017

OTTAWA-The Bank of Canada on Wednesday raised its benchmark interest rate by a quarter-percentage point to 1%, saying stronger-than-anticipated growth-highlighted by a blockbuster performance in the second quarter-warrants the removal of "considerable" stimulus from the economy. (more...)
Michael Bennett charges abusive police treatment: 'The system failed me' Michael Bennett charges abusive police treatment: 'The system failed me'
- September 06, 2017

Bennett's back making it hard for him to breathe". Justin Britt stands with a hand on Michael Bennett as he sits on the bench for the second game in a row as the National Anthem is played before the Seahawks game against the Minnesota Vikings in a preseason game, Friday, Aug. (more...)
Bills QB Tyrod Taylor cleared to play, out of concussion protocol Bills QB Tyrod Taylor cleared to play, out of concussion protocol
- September 06, 2017

While the Jets are in rebuilding mode, they are still a divisional rival and division games are the toughest ones to play in. During the preseason, Peterman showed signs of promise and made excellent plays in each game he played. "It is, yes", he said of Glenn and Matthews starting on Sunday. - The Bills had a trio of starting battles heading into the preseason finale, and it appears that two of them have been decided at this point. (more...)
Man Utd defender Jones: Playing against Lukaku, Rashford has benefits Man Utd defender Jones: Playing against Lukaku, Rashford has benefits
- September 06, 2017

Marcus Rashford enhanced his already-considerable reputation last night with a true zero to hero performance for England . The error that handed Slovakia the lead was the sort that leaves managers apoplectic on the sidelines. As did the relief etched on those same features after netting a victor that leaves England requiring just two draws from the final two games to book a place at next summer's finals. (more...)
Alabama loses two linebackers for the season in win over Florida State Alabama loses two linebackers for the season in win over Florida State
- September 06, 2017

Miller, a redshirt junior listed as Alabama's starter at Sam linebacker, has a torn biceps. "It means what it means", Saban says. Both players entered the season as key contributors, and both play outside linebacker. "We had some protection issues that created negative plays". Alabama hosts Fresno State on Saturday in Bryant-Denny Stadium. "So, we had four linebackers, three outside backers and an inside backer that didn't play much in the second half". (more...)
Vidal plans to retire from internationals after World Cup Vidal plans to retire from internationals after World Cup
- September 06, 2017

Nevertheless, contrary to all predictions of the national team, the team of Paraguay just "forwarded by feet" took Chile to their field with a score of 0: 3. Argentina's world cup nightmare does not seem to be ending any time soon as the team struggled at home to win against bottom side Venzuela . Vidal has been part of the squad that have triumphed in back-to-back Copa America championships, but his side have flattered to deceive in the South American World Cup preliminary completion. (more...)
Vincent Janssen left out of Spurs' Champions League squad Vincent Janssen left out of Spurs' Champions League squad
- September 06, 2017

And Tottenham legend Ricky Villa recently said that there are doubts at the club whether the 25-year-old will ever make a full recovery and return to playing football for the north Londoners. Pochettino has reacted by leaving the striker out of his 21-man Champions League squad, and he is unlikely to get any action in the Premier League either after rejecting the move. (more...)
Manny Machado's home run in 9th lifts Baltimore Orioles past NY Yankees Manny Machado's home run in 9th lifts Baltimore Orioles past NY Yankees
- September 06, 2017

NY dropped 3 1/2 games behind Boston in the AL East but remains the top AL wild card. The Orioles face the Yankees on Tuesday night at 7:05. "We had some series we thought we could have won, we just couldn't close it out". The 37-year-old lefty gave up five runs on eight hits, walked one and struck out three. Outside the Orioles clubhouse, Mark Trumbo - whose 200th career home run, a two-run blast in the sixth inning, made it a one-run game - had just greeted two young fans, up well ... (more...)
US Open: Nadal to take on Mayer in third round US Open: Nadal to take on Mayer in third round
- September 06, 2017

One of sport's great rivalries, Federer and Nadal have clashed 37 times over the years but never stood across from each other on Flushing Meadows' hardcourts. Open championships - and he hasn't won the trophy since. Del Potro, the 2009 U.S. Open victor, only had his serve broken once and fired 38 winners to book his spot in the final 16. (more...)
Miami at Arkansas State canceled due to Hurricane Irma
- September 06, 2017

Concerns over the team and officials traveling back to South Florida was the main reason for the cancellation. "The decision to cancel these athletic contests is hard, especially as some are scheduled to take place away from Miami", Hurricanes athletic director Blake James said in a release. (more...)
Jose Mourinho makes a very good point about Romelu Lukaku's transfer fee Jose Mourinho makes a very good point about Romelu Lukaku's transfer fee
- September 06, 2017

Sir Alex Ferguson is way ahead of Jose Mourinho in the Champions League records. Both outfits have won one of their opening games and have seen their odds drift significantly, with Tottenham out from 8/1 to 14/1 with Sky Bet while Arsenal have drifted from 9/1 to a hefty 28/1. (more...)
S Korea reveals proof of its missile tests S Korea reveals proof of its missile tests
- September 06, 2017

After the North's two successful tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles in July - including one that experts say potentially puts Chicago and Los Angeles within range - U.S. She said: "This is now even more pressing". "The U.S. has been talking to North Korea, and paying them extortion money, for 25 years", Trump tweeted Wednesday. (more...)
Del Potro no chance against Federer - Wilander Del Potro no chance against Federer - Wilander
- September 06, 2017

The Argentine clearly had the crowd support on the Grandstand court during the fourth-round match. The only previous occasion when he had won a match from two sets down was against Marin Cilic in last year's Davis Cup final, but the inspiration to launch this comeback came from the crowd. (more...)
La Liga president challenges UEFA to investigate Man City transfers La Liga president challenges UEFA to investigate Man City transfers
- September 06, 2017

Neymar peed from the diving board. We can not accept this. After initially claiming the clubs were "irreparably harming football", Tebas has once again launched a scathing attack, this time using a rather weird analogy. As a way of attempting to improve his credibility, La Liga boss Tebas cited his previous criticism of Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini, noting: 'Where are they now? "We still have hope". (more...)
Oxlade-Chamberlain among Premier League's intriguing deadline transfers Oxlade-Chamberlain among Premier League's intriguing deadline transfers
- September 06, 2017

Defending In Numbers is a new Deezer Originals football podcast, created by Squawka. He's very direct and powerful and in the midfield he's clever enough to get on the ball and get on the half-turn so, for me, he can play in either position. (more...)
Season likely over for injured Murray Season likely over for injured Murray
- September 06, 2017

Murray, Serbian Novak Djokovic and Swiss Stan Wawrinka , who were the top three ranked men's players until May, last played at Wimbledon in July. However, this season as produced just one title - at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships - while elbow and hip injuries have hampered Murray's chances of sustained form and momentum. (more...)
India vs Sri Lanka T20: Rain delays toss; inspection at 7 PM India vs Sri Lanka T20: Rain delays toss; inspection at 7 PM
- September 06, 2017

Mystery spinner Akila Dananjay has also been added to the squad. The Lankan team management had talked about resting Kusal Mendis as he was tired, and he has been duly left out. Australia had crushed Pakistan 9-0 in the 2010 series Down Under. Wednesday's match will be Tharanga's first since being named skipper for the shortest form of the game in July following the resignation of Angelo Mathews who was the captain for all three formats of the game. (more...)
Red Sox accused of using Apple Watches to steal Yankees signs Red Sox accused of using Apple Watches to steal Yankees signs
- September 06, 2017

Major League Baseball investigators are looking into claims that the Red Sox used the watches to steal hand signals from opponents' catchers. According to the report, after being confronted by the commissioner's office, the Red Sox admitted that trainers had received signals from video personnel and relayed them to some players. (more...)
Nemanja Matic talks about Roy Keane and Manchester United's title chances Nemanja Matic talks about Roy Keane and Manchester United's title chances
- September 06, 2017

While some suggested United paid over the odds for the Serbia worldwide, who turned 29 two weeks before the start of the campaign, most observers were left baffled by Chelsea's willingness to sell one of their key players to a direct Premier League rival. (more...)
Harshvardhan Kapoor to play Abhinav Bindra Harshvardhan Kapoor to play Abhinav Bindra
- September 06, 2017

Early this morning, Harshvardhan Instagrammed a picture of himself with Abhinav, where the two can be seen chilling over a meal and revealed that he is stoked to have been chosen to play Abhinav Bindra, 34, who won the gold medal in rifle shooting at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. (more...)
Ghana humiliates Congo in Brazzaville, claws back into contention Ghana humiliates Congo in Brazzaville, claws back into contention
- September 06, 2017

Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey hit a hat-trick to inspire Ghana to their first win in the group - at the fourth time of asking - which came four days after being held to a 1-1 draw at home by the same opponents. Richmond Boakye grabbed a brace while Ukraine-born Vladis Illoy Ayyet scored a consolation for Congo. But the Congolese side's joy was shot-lived after Partey received a telepathic pass from Newcastle's winger Christian to harmer home his second goal beating the opponent's ... (more...)
Bafana defeated as Cape Verde boost World Cup hopes Bafana defeated as Cape Verde boost World Cup hopes
- September 06, 2017

The other game in the group dished up a result which would have been ideal for Bafana Bafana had they won. The defeat means South Africa are bottom in Group D on four points while Cape Verde are temporarily second on six points. South Africa will only have themselves to blame for making the equation this tricky. The result leaves Bafana's World Cup qualifying campaign for Russian Federation 2018 in tatters. (more...)
Chelsea Deny Costa Has Returned to United Kingdom as Outcast's Self-Imposed Strike Continues Chelsea Deny Costa Has Returned to United Kingdom as Outcast's Self-Imposed Strike Continues
- September 06, 2017

Diego Costa has not returned to London to hold vital talks with Chelsea over his ongoing self-imposed strike, according to sources close to the club. "It's a pleasure to play with him, he's a top player and a top person". Speaking about his decision to axe the Spain worldwide, Conte said in July: "I don't like to talk about players who are not here". (more...)
NY sports talk radio star arrested on investment fraud-related charges NY sports talk radio star arrested on investment fraud-related charges
- September 06, 2017

The FBI reportedly took the 48-year-old into custody from his Manhattan home. Carton was allegedly involved in an investment scam in which he and another man claimed to be running a discount ticket broker business, ripping investors off a few million dollars. (more...)