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Sergio Aguero nightmare for Liverpool ahead of Manchester City clash Sergio Aguero nightmare for Liverpool ahead of Manchester City clash
- September 09, 2017

Week 4 round of games will kickoff with the highlighted match of the week involving Manchester City and Liverpool at Etihad Stadium on Saturday. Coutinho returned to training this week after failing to get a move away from Anfield in the transfer window. "I don't think he'll have any problems with the other players, I think footballers are generally understanding of each other and their careers", Gibbons explained. (more...)
Yu Darvish fastest starter to 1000 Ks in Major League Baseball history Yu Darvish fastest starter to 1000 Ks in Major League Baseball history
- September 09, 2017

Now the Rockies are continuing the trend. At 74-65 before two four-game sets at L.A. and Arizona, just two games separated Colorado from the also-rans, including the surging St. That gave the Dodgers a 4-1 lead. "To see him break in like that, just the presence, the command of all of his pitches, it just looked right", said Dodgers manager Dave Roberts . (more...)
Lukaku does not fear Man Utd competition with Ibrahimovic Lukaku does not fear Man Utd competition with Ibrahimovic
- September 09, 2017

The former Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain man has been rewarded with a new contract despite originally being released after missing the final month of the campaign due to a cruciate knee injury. Manchester United do need Ibrahimovic, any club in the world would be happy to sign him despite his age and the serious injuries that he is coming off. (more...)
Braves Play 'Rock You Like A Hurricane' During Series Against Marlins Braves Play 'Rock You Like A Hurricane' During Series Against Marlins
- September 09, 2017

With Hurricane Irma forcing a mass evacuation of South Florida, the poor choice in music left both reporters and baseball fans appalled. However, there was a slight misstep in their generosity when last night, at the first game that welcomed those fleeing the hurricane, the team played the Scorpions song " Rock You Like A Hurricane " in between innings. (more...)
Former Eagle Jon Dorenbos to undergo immediate heart surgery Former Eagle Jon Dorenbos to undergo immediate heart surgery
- September 09, 2017

Saints head coach Sean Payton said that the team will explore the possibility of nullifying the Dorenbos trade with the Eagles . After the Eagles opted to trade him in favor of long snapper Rick Lovato, Dorenbos also played in New Orleans' final preseason game August 31. (more...)
South African in record US Open final South African in record US Open final
- September 09, 2017

The crowd at Arthur Ashe , who nearly expected Querrey to advance to his first grand slam final were left stunned as the South African put in a pearling performance. "I have another opportunity to go one step further". "I think there have been a lot of successful college players to come through, and I hope that trend continues because it's a very valuable experience". (more...)
Nadal runs over del Potro en route to US Open final Nadal runs over del Potro en route to US Open final
- September 09, 2017

Nadal , the No. 1 seed, has heard his share of "Ole" renditions in his storied career. Del Potro won the US Open in 2009, while Rafael Nadal was the champion in 2010 and 2013. It should be entertaining - a lefty-righty baseline slugfest between Nadal and del Potro . Tiger Woods , himself a 14-time major golf champion, cheered the Spaniard on from Nadal's box in the stands. (more...)
Bo Horvat, Canucks agree to six-year deal Bo Horvat, Canucks agree to six-year deal
- September 09, 2017

Horvat is now the fourth-highest paid player on the Canucks in terms of average annual value, behind only the Sedins ($7 million each) and Loui Eriksson ($6 million). "I couldn't be more excited to help this team win", said Horvat in a statement. The 22-year-old had his best National Hockey League season to date in 2016-17 and looks to be the cornerstone of the franchise moving forward. (more...)
Women's team coach to train men! Women's team coach to train men!
- September 09, 2017

Marijne, who has played for the Netherlands, coached the Dutch Under-21 women's side to the World Cup title as well as the senior side to the gold medal at the Hockey World League (HWL) Semifinals in 2015. It may indeed prove good in the long run. Legendary forward Dhanraj Pillay felt Harendra was a better choice for the men's team. "How can we expect to develop coaches in India if we never give them a chance?" In seven years, the Indian men's team coach's charge has changed five foreign hands ... (more...)
Roger Diez: NASCAR playoff field to be set Saturday Roger Diez: NASCAR playoff field to be set Saturday
- September 09, 2017

He has gone in reverse and hasn't won again. Since Chase Elliott , Jamie McMurray and Matt Kenseth tentatively have qualified for the playoffs on points, the 400-lap race at the three-quarter-mile speedway will be one of strategy and stress. (more...)
Sania Mirza, Shuai Peng Advance to US Open Semi-finals Sania Mirza, Shuai Peng Advance to US Open Semi-finals
- September 09, 2017

Saina was the last Indian remaining in contention at year's last slam at the NY city. Earlier, the fourth-seeded pair of Mirza and Shuai took two hours and 18 minutes to get the better of Sorana Cirstea and Sara Sorribes Tormo 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 on the Grandstand court. (more...)
Jays give chase but can't catch Tigers on Stroman's return Jays give chase but can't catch Tigers on Stroman's return
- September 09, 2017

In the first of a three-game series pitting two teams playing out the string on disappointing seasons, the Tigers struck for four runs off Toronto starter Marcus Stroman in the top of the third on a grand slam by Nick Castellanos for a 4-0 lead. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez will return to his best at Arsenal, Arsene Wenger says Alexis Sanchez will return to his best at Arsenal, Arsene Wenger says
- September 09, 2017

Arsenal has not had a great start to their season with a poor transfer window that has also happened to the club. There is certainly plenty of potential for the goals to flow; Bournemouth have conceded in each of their four competitive fixtures so far this season , while Wenger's side have shipped eight goals in their three Premier League games thus far this term. (more...)
Britt McHenry defends Las Vegas police against Michael Bennett accusations Britt McHenry defends Las Vegas police against Michael Bennett accusations
- September 09, 2017

If you know Michael Bennett , he is a person who loves all people and is a person who wants to make the world a better place and he is addressing an issue that is right in the heart of the matter of what we are going through. "Do I believe that there are some people out there that judge people by the color of their skin?" John Burris , an Oakland attorney who is representing Bennett on matters related to this incident, said in a phone interview with the Seattle Times that he didn't put ... (more...)
National Football League suspends ex-Giants kicker Josh Brown six games National Football League suspends ex-Giants kicker Josh Brown six games
- September 09, 2017

Brown was suspended a year ago, which makes this the second suspension for a violation of the personal conduct policy by Brown . Brown told "Good Morning America" in February that he never hit Molly Brown , his now ex-wife. The team placed Brown on the commissioner's exempt list on the day after the documents went public. Brown was eventually released by the Giants in late October, a week after the King County Sheriff's Office announced that it had closed its investigation ... (more...)
Edmonton UFC main event fight cancelled due to illness of fighter Edmonton UFC main event fight cancelled due to illness of fighter
- September 09, 2017

UFC 215 - A sick Ray Borg pulls out of his fight with Demetrious Johnson . The event was slated to be headlined by flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson , who looked to set the record for most consecutive title defenses when he faced New Mexico's Ray Borg . (more...)
Roger Goodell taking steps to 'mitigate the negative reaction' in Foxborough Roger Goodell taking steps to 'mitigate the negative reaction' in Foxborough
- September 08, 2017

The NFL season is upon us, and given that the Patriots are playing in the season opener, you will no doubt see many fans of the Patriots on television. "It's not like time has healed wounds". This is, in no uncertain terms, really smart marketing. As for the actual game Thursday night, Portnoy predicted the Patriots will win big. (more...)
Gators vs. Northern Colorado moved to noon kick due to Irma Gators vs. Northern Colorado moved to noon kick due to Irma
- September 08, 2017

Gainesville lies in the north Central part of the state. "We have worked closely with campus and regional authorities during the last 48 hours to find the best possible solution that allows us to play the game and takes into account the safety of our fans, players, staff and personnel working the game", athletic director Scott Stricklin said in a statement . (more...)
West Indies captain prays for those affected by hurricane West Indies captain prays for those affected by hurricane
- September 08, 2017

But they struggled in overcast conditions and only when Kieran Powell and Shai Hope - fresh from Headingley scores of 147 and 118 not out, his first two hundreds in Test cricket - were sharing a partnership of 56 did West Indies look like getting back on level terms. (more...)
Costa set for Fenerbahce loan Costa set for Fenerbahce loan
- September 08, 2017

However, Allardyce believes all bridges have been burned between club and player. The 28-year-old was heavily linked with a move back to Atletico , who would then reportedly loan him on to another club till their transfer ban ended in January. (more...)
Jamie Vardy gives his thoughts regarding Dele Alli controversy Jamie Vardy gives his thoughts regarding Dele Alli controversy
- September 08, 2017

Fifa's probe is expected to include Turpin's official match report and it will not comment at this initial stage. Alli has since claimed that the gesture was made as a joke towards his team-mate Kyle Walker . The right-back, who arrived from Paris Saint-Germain for a reported £23 million on deadline day, was forced to train with the Ligue 1 club's reserves after making a homophobic slur about former coach Laurent Blanc, while he was convicted for assaulting a police officer past year. (more...)
Two EPL Clubs To Bid For Unhappy Bayern Star In Jan? Two EPL Clubs To Bid For Unhappy Bayern Star In Jan?
- September 08, 2017

If Liverpool do relent and sell Coutinho for a huge price in January, then manager Jurgen Klopp will have a considerable transfer kitty to work with, and splashing it on Muller could be ideal. The attacker came on as a sub with 17 minutes remaining against Werder Bremen in Bayern's last Bundesliga game. Muller has a current deal at Bayern until 2021 but without the promise of regular first-team football, it's unlikely that he will stick around beyond the current campaign. (more...)
Fabiano's Fantasy Focus: 2017 Week 1, Volume I Fabiano's Fantasy Focus: 2017 Week 1, Volume I
- September 08, 2017

Danny Woodhead. If I got a dollar for every year I got laughed at for drafting him, I'd have $3. Week 1 in the 2017 fantasy football season is almost upon us, so it's time to get that roster in order by visiting the waiver wire for some fringe adds that could pay off handsomely. (more...)
Duke's 2017-18 ACC Schedule Set Duke's 2017-18 ACC Schedule Set
- September 08, 2017

ACC teams will play 23 of the 59 non-league programs that competed in the 2017 NCAA Tournament, including nine non-conference games against opponents that reached the Sweet 16 last March. Louisville will close out 2017 and play its final nonconference game at Kentucky on December 29 in a CBS-televised game. A January 2 home matchup with Pittsburgh leads off the Cardinals' ACC schedule. (more...)
Odell Beckham misses another practice as opener vs. Cowboys looms Odell Beckham misses another practice as opener vs. Cowboys looms
- September 07, 2017

The Giants are clearly not comfortable with Beckham making cuts, let alone going full-go. Beckham said he wouldn't play Sunday if it had to be with a brace or tape on his ankle. The chemistry and everything, we were just rolling. You just keep going with it. We were in a good place, but that's life. It's been two weeks. " This is nothing that I won't overcome". (more...)
Six Canadian cities make bids to host 2026 World Cup matches Six Canadian cities make bids to host 2026 World Cup matches
- September 07, 2017

Forty-one North American cities, including New York, Montreal and Mexico City, have declared an interest in hosting matches at the 2026 World Cup as part of the joint bid by the United States, Canada and Mexico, officials said on Thursday. Soldier Field underwent a gut renovation in 2002-03. BC Place (Vancouver), Commonwealth Stadium (Edmonton), Mosaic Stadium (Regina) and TD Place (Ottawa) are the other stadiums on the list. (more...)
Tottenham Unveil Impressive Retractable Pitch for Their New Stadium Tottenham Unveil Impressive Retractable Pitch for Their New Stadium
- September 07, 2017

The NFL have in past occasionally staged games at Wembley and the American football league have signed a ten-year partnership deal with Tottenham that will allow that to continue for forthcoming seasons. The surface will split into three sections to show each tray before retracting under the South Stand to reveal the artificial playing surface underneath. (more...)
Browns will cut Pryor after fight with teammate Browns will cut Pryor after fight with teammate
- September 07, 2017

In three months, Calvin Pryor has been dumped by two teams with a combined six wins a year ago. He disappointed in his brief stint in Cleveland after being acquired in a trade for linebacker Demario Davis back in June . The Browns do have some depth at safety with Kai Nacua on the practice squad. The 5-foot-11, 207-pound safety recorded 191 tackles, 11 tackles for a loss, 14 passes defended, two interceptions, and two forced fumbles in his first three seasons with Gang Green. (more...)
Urban Meyer Lays Into Tom Herman, Will Muschamp: Stop Blaming Players Urban Meyer Lays Into Tom Herman, Will Muschamp: Stop Blaming Players
- September 07, 2017

Herman wasn't the only coach Meyer called out. College football analysts certainly are guilty of it. "Wait until Coach X gets 'his guys.'" And to some extent, it can be true. Mostly, he's triggered with Tom Herman at Texas and Will Muschamp , formerly at Florida and now at SC. Well, Texas got handled at home in its opener by Maryland , 51-41. (more...)
Wenger: We Have To Spend £70 Million To Replace Sanchez Next Season Wenger: We Have To Spend £70 Million To Replace Sanchez Next Season
- September 07, 2017

Sanchez, who made his first Gunners appearance of the season in the 4-0 drubbing at Liverpool before the global break, was the subject of heavy interest from the Etihad Stadium as Pep Guardiola sought a reunion with the former Barcelona forward. (more...)