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CFL to announce immediate end to full-contact practices CFL to announce immediate end to full-contact practices
- September 14, 2017

The Canadian Football League and Canadian Football League Player's Association are making an attempt to create more player safety around the league that could perhaps be a launching pad for other organizations within the sport. The league now plays an 18-game schedule over 20 weeks, and even with two bye weeks per team some clubs still end up occasionally playing three games in 11 days. (more...)
National Football League suspends Texans' Brian Cushing for violating performance enhancing substance policy National Football League suspends Texans' Brian Cushing for violating performance enhancing substance policy
- September 14, 2017

The Pro Bowler was also suspended four games in 2010 for performance-enhancing drug use. The tweet went on to say, "Cushing's suspension begins immediately". Cushing, drafted 15th overall in 2009 by the Texans, has always been dogged by rumors of steroid usage, going back to his high school and college days. (more...)
Champions League 2017/18: Who is favourite to be top goalscorer?
- September 14, 2017

Dortmund even beat Madrid to top spot in the group stage last season. If not, they could be facing an uphill battle to get to the knockout rounds. The home venue is waiting to watch massive scores on Real Madrid's score board today. "It's going to be hard, but we have a great team with great players and I think we can respond to all challenges this year", Modric recently told CNN Sport during Real's preseason tour of the US. (more...)
Marlins-Brewers series will shift to Milwaukee Marlins-Brewers series will shift to Milwaukee
- September 14, 2017

After the Mets series next week, which as Samson states is expected to be played in Miami at this time, their only other home games come at the end of September against the Braves to wrap up the season. "We will be ready to host this weekend and are working to put all of the logistics in order". Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Thursday. Tickets will be available through Brewers.com/Marlins, the Brewers Box Office or by calling 414-902-4000. (more...)
BMW Championship tee times: Spieth, Johnson, Thomas grouped together first two rounds BMW Championship tee times: Spieth, Johnson, Thomas grouped together first two rounds
- September 14, 2017

The Northern Irishman will tee off alongside Scotland's Martin Laird and American Ollie Schniederjans in his first round at 17:11 BST on Thursday. The four-time major victor defeated Ryan Moore and Kevin Chappell in a play-off at East Lake 12 months ago to win the overall FedEx Cup title and 10million United States dollars bonus and is keen to avoid just a second full winless season since turning professional. (more...)
Alex Smith named AFC Offensive Player of the Week Alex Smith named AFC Offensive Player of the Week
- September 14, 2017

He has little competition, and more talent than anyone could have imagined. Smith joins former Chiefs QBs Joe Montana (1993) and Steve Bono (1995) as the only Kansas City players to win the award in the first week of the season. Today, it's certainly nice, but at this point I feel like preparations have already begun on the Eagles. But you play long enough and you realize how (quickly) things can change. (more...)
Conor McGregor's obsession with big boats may just have reached its peak Conor McGregor's obsession with big boats may just have reached its peak
- September 14, 2017

The 29-year-old couldn't just glimpse it from afar, he needed a closer look, and after a barrage of photos from all different angles, McGregor came to a realisation. The $475 million (about £360 million) "Sailing Yacht A", one of the largest private sailing yachts in the world owned by Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko, was spotted sailing in the crystalline waters of Formentera again on Tuesday - this time by UFC star Conor McGregor . (more...)
'All good' for Klopp as Coutinho returns 'All good' for Klopp as Coutinho returns
- September 14, 2017

After tests, a club medical report showed "the forward has suffered a muscular injury to his right thigh" and would "be ruled out of both Wednesday's fixture, as well as Saturday's league clash against Girona", the club said on its website. (more...)
Arsenal held last-ditch talks over Benedikt Howedes transfer, confirms defender's agent Arsenal held last-ditch talks over Benedikt Howedes transfer, confirms defender's agent
- September 14, 2017

According to Howedes' agent Volker Struth, the World Cup victor had been lined up by Arsenal as a potential replacement for compatriot Shkodran Mustafi. There were reports that Arsenal were willing to let Howedes' worldwide teammate Shkodran Mustafi in August and perhaps it was their failure to convince the former Schalke captain to join that resulted in Mustafi staying put. (more...)
Jason Day will have new caddie this week at BMW Championship Jason Day will have new caddie this week at BMW Championship
- September 14, 2017

After a partnership spanning the entirety of his professional career, Jason Day has parted company with caddie Colin Swatton. More than just serving as a caddie, Swatton has been a father figure to Day, whose own father died when he was 12, and a coach. (more...)
Klopp: No problem with Coutinho as he wanted Barca not Everton Klopp: No problem with Coutinho as he wanted Barca not Everton
- September 14, 2017

The 25-year-old - yet to make an appearance for Klopp's men this season - is back at Liverpool following two appearances for Brazil during the worldwide break, though he has been left out of the squad for Saturday's trip to Manchester City . (more...)
Aung San Suu Kyi to skip United Nations assembly amid burgeoning Rohingya crisis Aung San Suu Kyi to skip United Nations assembly amid burgeoning Rohingya crisis
- September 14, 2017

Instead, Zaw Htay said, Suu Kyi will give a speech in Myanmar next week that will cover the same topics that she would have addressed at the United Nations. But he said "they need help, more help". Two other bodies washed ashore on Tuesday, he added. Many were small boats or rickety fishing vessels not meant to carry passengers. (more...)
Jose Mourinho sends message to injured Man United star
- September 14, 2017

But United have enough depth to mask his absence for a few weeks. Mourinho did, however, laud the return of Belgium global Marouane Fellaini , who came on for the injured Paul Pogba in the first half and scored the opening goal of the clash. (more...)
Philadelphia Phillies release 2018 regular season schedule Philadelphia Phillies release 2018 regular season schedule
- September 14, 2017

The Braves will close out the regular-season portion of their home slate with a 10-day homestand against the Nationals (September 14-16), St. Louis Cardinals (September 17-19) and Phillies (September 20-23), before a six-game road trip concludes the regular season. (more...)
Manchester United must win games like Stoke clash to take title - Matic Manchester United must win games like Stoke clash to take title - Matic
- September 14, 2017

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho winks after the match. "It [the handshake] didn't happen", Hughes told BBC Sport. Hughes was confused by Mourinho's behaviour, adding: "I seem to get involved in handshake issues". Unsurprisingly, Hughes, who has secured home wins over Manchester City , Liverpool, United and Arsenal in his time in charge of Stoke, saw it differently. (more...)
Mourinho-Hughes friction as Man United's ideal start ends Mourinho-Hughes friction as Man United's ideal start ends
- September 13, 2017

If anything, Mourinho will have already already realised the importance of taking an early lead on the standings by continuing their winning streak on Saturday, to give themselves the breathing space for the odd slip-up in the title race. Stoke will have to be at full strength for the encounter with Jose Mourinho's side. Stoke have seen under 2.5 goals in 6 of their last 7 home matches against Manchester United in all competitions. (more...)
Liverpool legend Graeme Souness launches weird attack on Paul Pogba Liverpool legend Graeme Souness launches weird attack on Paul Pogba
- September 13, 2017

Is that not good enough? "I just know from experience it's a muscular injury", Mourinho said. And the midfielder responded to the words of his boss by replacing Pogba and delivering a man-of-the-match display which included scoring the crucial opening goal. (more...)
Bears' Tarik Cohen Just Wants To Make Most Of 'Joker' Back Role Bears' Tarik Cohen Just Wants To Make Most Of 'Joker' Back Role
- September 13, 2017

On first and goal from the 4-yard line at the end of the first half, Loggains threw a curveball at the Falcons with a wildcat zone-read play. That play was the drive's capper, as Cohen gave it to the Bears' 2016 rookie sensation, Jordan Howard , for a four-yard touchdown run. (more...)
British FM flying to Caribbean after criticism of Irma aid British FM flying to Caribbean after criticism of Irma aid
- September 13, 2017

At the time , the storm was at its strongest, category 5 , with winds of 185 miles per hour. While Barbuda is now much more brown, Antigua remains largely unchanged in its green color. UNICEF, the United Nations' children's relief fund, called on the global community to provide help to those affected by the storm in the Caribbean. (more...)
Andrew Luck's Agent Refutes Claim That His Client Wants out of Indy Andrew Luck's Agent Refutes Claim That His Client Wants out of Indy
- September 13, 2017

The Colts play the Arizona Cardinals next week at home. "Andrew did a long-term deal and he did it for a reason: He wants to be with the Colts and he's committed to the Colts". Chuck Pagano was reportedly "considering" starting Brissett in this week's game against the Cardinals, but he revealed in a conference call with the media that he hasn't set a timeline for naming a starter. (more...)
Game 144 Recap: Cubs 8, Mets 3 Game 144 Recap: Cubs 8, Mets 3
- September 13, 2017

Three-time major victor Jordan Spieth makes his living on the golf course, but secretly he's a Chicago Cubs fan. "We had some opportunities even early in this game, and KB's homer really turned the tide", Cubs manager Joe Maddon said of Bryant's shot, which put Chicago ahead 4-1 in the fourth. (more...)
Delighted Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates number 1 rank in Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 Delighted Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates number 1 rank in Federation Internationale de Football Association 18
- September 13, 2017

The British boxing superstar believes that if Ronaldo were ever to fight arch-rival Lionel Messi in a boxing contest, the former would emerge victorious. Euro 2016, Ballon D'Or 2016, Champions League 2016 and 2017, La Liga 2017, and many other titles now have Ronaldo as the defending champion, and deservedly so. (more...)
Paris to Host 2024 Olympics, Los Angeles Wins Bid for 2028 Games Paris to Host 2024 Olympics, Los Angeles Wins Bid for 2028 Games
- September 13, 2017

The decision Wednesday marks the first time the International Olympic Committee has granted two Summer Olympics at once. For the first time in a generation, we are bringing the Games back to the City of Angels. Los Angeles then dropped its bid for the 2024 Olympics, for which it had been campaigning for over two years, in return for receiving the 2028 edition. (more...)
Mourinho pleased as Man United make winning return to UCL
- September 13, 2017

According to Mourinho , both Real and Juve enjoyed an easier domestic schedule, pointing to the lack of a winter break in England. "I don't know if goal difference will play a part". Before the game, Mourinho said he "felt weak" when he did not have the Belgian at his disposal. Before he could become riled by unnecessary flair, Mourinho had ample cause for grievance with Henrikh Mkhitaryan's wasteful finishing and a first-half injury that ended captain Paul Pogba's evening. (more...)
Carlos Tevez: 'Overweight' Shanghai Shenhua forward not fit to play Carlos Tevez: 'Overweight' Shanghai Shenhua forward not fit to play
- September 13, 2017

Along with former Inter Milan midfielder Freddy Guarin, Tevez has been dropped as he is now "overweight". Tevez recently returned to the country from a two-break in Argentina to seek treatment for a leg-muscle injury. The former Manchester United, Manchester City and Juventus star has hinted that he would quit China at the end of the season and has been branded "very homesick boy" by angry Shenhua fans and Chinese media. (more...)
Baker Mayfield Apologizes For Post Game Celebration Baker Mayfield Apologizes For Post Game Celebration
- September 13, 2017

I tried this Tuesday night, and while it worked for me, I'm not sure how much longer it will work for, but it's amusing while it lasts. However, that doesn't mean the fans are ready to let this go. Leave Baker Mayfield alone because then he won't be motivated. College football is just the best, and I hope Oklahoma and Ohio State fans are still arguing in like, November. (more...)
Otani likely to go to majors at end of season Otani likely to go to majors at end of season
- September 13, 2017

But after the season, Girardi expects to "watch more because I'll have more time (and) I'll tell them what I see". Otani's max contract would be limited to $10.1 million, well below the $150 million or so he would receive if he waited until he was 25 to come to Major League Baseball. (more...)
England to play All Blacks next year for first time since 2014 England to play All Blacks next year for first time since 2014
- September 13, 2017

In all, Eddie Jones' side will play four year-end Tests at Twickenham in 2018 - against South Africa (November 3), New Zealand (November 10), Japan (November 17) and Australia (November 24). The team then flies to Europe where it will take on Tonga on November 18 on French soil and France a week later in Lille. England lost four times to the All Blacks in 2014. (more...)
Nouri scherzt: Nouri scherzt: "Gewohnt, nach der Pfeife einer Frau zu tanzen"
- September 13, 2017

Und dann gab es noch die Begegnung zwischen Bibiana Steinhaus und der Fußball-Bundesliga, die erste zwischen einer Schiedsrichterin und den Männern in der ersten Klasse des deutschen Fußballs. "Ich war sehr zufrieden", pflichtete ihm Hertha-Coach Pal Dardai bei. "Das spricht für Erfahrung", so der Ungar. Ansonsten blühte ihr der Alltag eines Bundesliga-Referees: Gemecker der Spieler, Unmutsbekundungen der Fans bei strittigen Situationen. (more...)
Real Madrid vs Apoel Nicosia live streaming free
- September 13, 2017

When he's good, there's no doubt that Bale is very good indeed, and he has been single-handedly responsible for winning many matches and scoring many memorable goals during his time in Spain - none more so than the remarkable solo effort to net a late Copa del Rey final victor against Barcelona in 2014. (more...)

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