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Texans starting rookie Deshaun Watson against Bengals on Thursday night Texans starting rookie Deshaun Watson against Bengals on Thursday night
- September 13, 2017

The Texans haven't named a quarterback for Thursday night's game against the Bengals, but Bengals coach Marvin Lewis has an idea about which direction Bill O'Brien will be going. Savage could barely get the ball out of his hands in the first half being sacked six times. At the same time, he also struggled to move the offense for stretches and looked very much like a work in progress. (more...)
Nine former Broncos among Pro Football Hall of Fame's 2018 class nominees Nine former Broncos among Pro Football Hall of Fame's 2018 class nominees
- September 13, 2017

James played 11 National Football League seasons, including his first seven with the Indianapolis Colts. However, the most logical explanation seems to be a pretty classic case of identity confusion, where the Giants' Steve Smith was forgotten while the accolades of the Panthers' Steve Smith, with his name right there on the ballot, caused the nominators to forget about that pesky five-year rule. (more...)
Leipzig to offer Werner new deal to ward off Real Madrid interest Leipzig to offer Werner new deal to ward off Real Madrid interest
- September 13, 2017

The striker, who has drawn comparisons with Germany legend Miroslav Klose, has scored six goals in only eight games for his country and Spanish newspaper AS again suggested on Tuesday that Madrid could make a move for him after the 2018 World Cup. (more...)
Champions League: Pogba sidelined for weeks after hamstring injury against Basle Champions League: Pogba sidelined for weeks after hamstring injury against Basle
- September 13, 2017

The Belgium midfielder subsequently opened the scoring for the hosts 10 minutes before the break by heading home Ashley Young's right-wing cross from six yards. Mourinho has already admitted that he is unaware of the extent of the injury and stressed that he will not "cry" after Pogba's latest setback. "We stopped to make the right decisions on the pitch and we could put ourselves in trouble, but they didn't score and the third goal came". (more...)
Klopp Hints Coutinho Could Miss Liverpool Vs Man City, Praises Ox Klopp Hints Coutinho Could Miss Liverpool Vs Man City, Praises Ox
- September 13, 2017

While the Reds manager would not say whether he agreed with the decision, he said the incident was "an accident" and believes that Mane was "very unlucky". "We play on Wednesday, we play on Saturday, we play, play, play, play, play". It was a hard lesson today, but I know the boys are good enough and we will learn from it. (more...)
Chelsea players must fight for places in rotated team: Conte Chelsea players must fight for places in rotated team: Conte
- September 13, 2017

I don't like it, flicks and tricks, ' he said. "[There were] a lot of positive things for us", he added. Morata's omission from the start allow Batshuayi a chance to lead the attack; an opportunity he took with both hands as he scored twice in the second half. (more...)
Froome believes Grand Tour treble 'not impossible' Froome believes Grand Tour treble 'not impossible'
- September 13, 2017

No rider has ever pulled off a Giro-Tour-Vuelta treble and while Froome feels it is unlikely, he does not believe it is unachievable. The Giro has never been his target. "I even think it's possible to win the three grand tours", Froome had said after winning the Vuelta in Spain. Chris Froome followed his Tour de France win with victory in the Vuelta a España . (more...)
Klopp Keen to Push Past City Setback in Champions League Opener Klopp Keen to Push Past City Setback in Champions League Opener
- September 13, 2017

In short, Liverpool won't be given the freedom to attack at will as they did against Arsenal, but tactical flexibility hasn't always looked Klopp's strength in his time with the club so far. Sergio Aguero is looking to return to the starting 11. After failing to complete a move to Barcelona in the transfer window, many are wondering how easy it will be for Coutinho to return to the Reds. (more...)
Liverpool players who could benefit from Mane ban Liverpool players who could benefit from Mane ban
- September 13, 2017

If the forwards continue to take chances as they did on Saturday, City should get a lot nearer to top spot than they have done in the last few years. Chelsea had to single out its own fans for criticism after the reigning champions beat 2016 title victor Leicester. N'Golo Kante also scored against former club Leicester. (more...)
PSG: Ralston makes UCL group stage debut for Hoops PSG: Ralston makes UCL group stage debut for Hoops
- September 13, 2017

All three are expected to play at Celtic on Tuesday evening. We've got a competitive and ambitious enough side to give it a go. "Playing with players like them in training makes us better". "He has worked with players like Luis Suarez and Coutinho at Liverpool - and we know his teams like to score goals". We've prepared hard for the Champions League and we are very motivated. (more...)
Ravens RB Danny Woodhead expected to miss 4-6 weeks Ravens RB Danny Woodhead expected to miss 4-6 weeks
- September 13, 2017

Woodhead hurt his hamstring during the game and was listed as questionable to return. The Ravens expected Woodhead to be a valuable piece to the offense, as the Ravens signed him to a three-year, $8.8 million contract back in March. For Terrance West, he is expected to assume Woodhead's vacant role as the team's primary receiver out of the backfield, per reports, and is the Baltimore rusher with the most upside. (more...)
United to wait a year for Griezmann United to wait a year for Griezmann
- September 13, 2017

Griezmann was heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford earlier this year before Atletico Madrid's transfer ban on signing players was upheld and the Frenchman opted to stay in Spain. The likes of George Best, Bryan Robson, Eric Cantona, David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo have all worn it in the past, and it is seen as having massive commercial value. (more...)
Liverpool boss Klopp makes a huge admission about Philippe Coutinho Liverpool boss Klopp makes a huge admission about Philippe Coutinho
- September 13, 2017

Karius has only played two European matches in his entire career so far, both of which came in a Europa League play-off against Greek side Asteras Tripolis in the summer of 2014; Mainz lost 3-2 on aggregate. The Merseysiders return to Europe's elite competition when they welcome Sevilla to Anfield on Wednesday night but it looks like they could be without one of their key men. (more...)
Smithfield moves sponsorship to Stewart-Haas Smithfield moves sponsorship to Stewart-Haas
- September 13, 2017

The news comes at a good time for SHR, who appears to be in a state of flux when it comes to its drivers and sponsors for next year. She has driven for Stewart-Haas Racing throughout her entire NASCAR career, and while her contract originally ran through 2018, the team did not have an anchor sponsor for her for next year when Nature's Bakery ended its three-year deal after one season following the 2016 season. (more...)
Leeds Utd 'begin talks to sign rising Japan star in January' Leeds Utd 'begin talks to sign rising Japan star in January'
- September 13, 2017

The Japanese worldwide has been a revelation for Osaka since putting pen to paper for his first professional deal back in 2014 as an 18-year-old. It is understood that Whites owner Andrea Radrizzani jetted out on a mission to Japan at the end of August after he hired Toshiya Fujita as the club's head of recruitment for the Asian market. (more...)
Shaqiri Reveals One Weakness Of Manchester United Shaqiri Reveals One Weakness Of Manchester United
- September 13, 2017

United (12 goals) have scored two goals more than Manchester City (10 goals), and thanks to that, they continue their stay at pole position. "Unfortunately Ryan Shawcross has pulled up in training and is likely to miss certainly the weekend, hopefully it won't be any longer", said Hughes, according to the Stoke Sentinel . (more...)
Nike, Inc. (NKE) Downgraded to Nike, Inc. (NKE) Downgraded to "Buy" at Vetr Inc
- September 13, 2017

The stock has "Best Ideas List" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, October 16. The American Investment Services Inc holds 21,000 shares with $2.43M value, down from 38,585 last quarter. NIKE, Inc.is engaged in the design, development, marketing and selling of athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, accessories and services. Therefore 60% are positive. (more...)
'MCN' lead five-star PSG past hapless Celtic 'MCN' lead five-star PSG past hapless Celtic
- September 13, 2017

The game was over as a contest before halftime when Jozo Simunovic pulled back Cavani, who picked himself up to score from the penalty spot five minutes before the break. PSG's pressure soon paid off but Neymar's opener wasn't without controversy. The ever-popular enhanced video player will be showing a Celtic v PSG live stream on BTSport.com via the banner below and on the BT Sport app . (more...)
Sam Warburton ruled out for four months with neck injury Sam Warburton ruled out for four months with neck injury
- September 13, 2017

Warburton aggravated an old injury in training with Cardiff Blues this week and will be operated on shortly, putting him out of action until the end of the year. It is a long-standing issue Sam has had. He thought that, after two months, he would come back really fresh and that is not the case, but this is the right thing for him to do. (more...)
Mourinho's 'terrifying' Man Utd side are the best since Ferguson, says Saha Mourinho's 'terrifying' Man Utd side are the best since Ferguson, says Saha
- September 13, 2017

It's not the first time, it won't be the last. Choupo-Moting scored his first Stoke goals following his move from Schalke. It was a chance which sparked the home side into life, as two long-range strikes from Xherdan Shaqiri drew a pair of smart saves from David De Gea. (more...)
Westbrook Inks 10-Year Extension with Jordan Brand Westbrook Inks 10-Year Extension with Jordan Brand
- September 13, 2017

Still, this investment in Russell Westbrook looks to a massive one, even before we know financial details of what it will resemble - DePaula reported that "Westbrook has been positioned as the face of the brand". According to the ESPN report, "the process is underway to begin developing" an on-court shoe. The company wanted to make sure Westbrook was committed long-term to the Jordan Brand before going into full development with these projects themed around the reigning NBA MVP. (more...)
Wenger reveals why he chose Arsenal over Man Utd offer Wenger reveals why he chose Arsenal over Man Utd offer
- September 13, 2017

But Ferguson changed his mind, eventually remaining in position until 2013, and Wenger says he has no regrets about staying put at Arsenal. "I [Mourinho] have some very good friends who love Arsenal like you do and they are just as depressed as you about the club". (more...)
Minnesota Vikings Week 1: Ups and downs vs Minnesota Vikings Week 1: Ups and downs vs
- September 13, 2017

While the offense rarely is an issue, New Orleans' defense has languished near the bottom of the National Football League for the last three seasons - including a 31st rank in points allowed in 2016. MINNEAPOLIS-The quarterback who had to do everything on fast-forward last year - learn a new offence eight days before the season, deliver the ball in two seconds or less behind a ramshackle line - had the ideal metaphor for his first year with the Vikings. (more...)
Every MLB team to open 2018 on same date Every MLB team to open 2018 on same date
- September 13, 2017

The last time an Opening Day featured every team in action was in 1968, when there were only 20 teams, so this is a truly unprecedented move. Interleague play between National League and American League franchises will pit teams from one league against those from the same division of the other league. (more...)
B Sample from Jon Jones UFC 214 Drug Test Failure Also Positive B Sample from Jon Jones UFC 214 Drug Test Failure Also Positive
- September 13, 2017

The UFC has not announced a punishment for Jones as they await all the details of the positive test. This comes after Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting reported on September 1 Jones passed a blood test in the immediate aftermath of UFC 214 on July 29. (more...)
Texans place CJ Fiedorowicz on IR with concussion Texans place CJ Fiedorowicz on IR with concussion
- September 13, 2017

It's unfortunate that Fiedorowicz's season is already over, but he just suffered a concussion during the preseason and there is clearly some concern on the side of the Texans. Strong has yet to play an integral factor on offense, off a sophomore season in which he had 14 catches for 131 yards and no touchdowns. The former Arizona State player was drafted in the third round of the 2015 draft. (more...)
LeBron James, Dwyane Wade Practice Together In Los Angeles LeBron James, Dwyane Wade Practice Together In Los Angeles
- September 13, 2017

On Saturday, Wade posted an Instagram video of him and his son, Zaire goofing off after a morning workout. Wade and James played together with the Heat for four years, carrying the franchise to back-to-back titles in 2012 and 2013. For that reason, the Cavs need another starting guard in Thomas' absence and Wade might be a good fit. However, the Cavaliers are not totally locked in on Wade as the Los Angeles Lakers are also interested in pursuing the veteran. (more...)
ESPN Responds to Its Anchor Who Called Trump a 'White Supremacist' ESPN Responds to Its Anchor Who Called Trump a 'White Supremacist'
- September 13, 2017

The network said it had spoken to Hill and called her comments inappropriate. " Donald Trump is a white supremacist who has largely surrounded himself w/ other white supremacists", tweeted Jemele Hill , who co-hosts ESPN's " SC6 " with Michael Smith. (more...)
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho rules Paul Pogba out of Everton clash
- September 13, 2017

It can be argued that Pogba's performances are much improved this season, with Nemanja Matic acting as the flawless foil for the Frenchman to roam forward. The draw meant United have now failed to win at the Britannia stadium since Sir Alex Ferguson was in charge. "United are a top side though and we had to work hard for the draw". (more...)
Asensio: Zidane said my left foot was best since Messi Asensio: Zidane said my left foot was best since Messi
- September 13, 2017

Zinedine Zidane has rejected suggestions Real Madrid are dependent on Cristiano Ronaldo following a stuttering start to their defence of La Liga in the Portuguese star's absence. Madrid went on to win their first league game of the season in his absence, but that was followed by successive home draws with Valencia and Levante. (more...)