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Jones to stay despite Kabul stadium blast Jones to stay despite Kabul stadium blast
- September 14, 2017

The blast happened during a cricket match inside the stadium, Farid Hotak, a spokesman for the Afghanistan Cricket Board, said. Australia's Dean Jones in a file picture. The attacker detonated the bomb after he was stopped at a security checkpoint as he walked towards the stadium where a match was under way. South African T20 batsman Cameron Delport, who hit a century during the match, also tweeted after the game. (more...)
Michael Owen says Harry Kane is a better finisher than Romelu Lukaku Michael Owen says Harry Kane is a better finisher than Romelu Lukaku
- September 14, 2017

The England striker scored his 100th Tottenham goal in Saturday's 3-0 win over Everton before increasing his tally to 101 in just 169 appearances. Allardyce said Kane is a "world class" striker, and it's hard to argue with that view. "But if I was a manager and I could pick one player from the Premier League in my team, I'd pick Harry Kane because I think he's an absolute guarantee every season of 25 goals", said Carragher. (more...)
Man United boss Jose Mourinho aims dig at former club Chelsea Man United boss Jose Mourinho aims dig at former club Chelsea
- September 14, 2017

But the most important thing is for us to work for the team together". " And I think we showed spirit ." . The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the match played at the Britannia Stadium saw Choupo-Moting sweep in the opener for Stoke City from a Biram Diouf cross in the 43rd minute. (more...)
Salah: Liverpool feel like a family Salah: Liverpool feel like a family
- September 14, 2017

Liverpool made their return to the Champions League after a 1,009-day absence, with their last appearance being a 1-1 draw at home to Basle which saw them exit before the knockout stage. The Reds endured a nightmare on Saturday afternoon, as they suffered a 5-0 thrashing at the hands of Manchester City , with Jurgen Klopp's defence being cut through at will in a disastrous showing. (more...)
Pakistan has to work to draw big teams back: ICC chief Pakistan has to work to draw big teams back: ICC chief
- September 14, 2017

The ICC official was flanked by Pakistan Cricket Board ( PCB) Chairman Najam Sethi . Chief Executive Officer David Richardson has said that the World XI tour to Pakistan is stepping stone towards the revival of global cricket. We don't want ICC members resorting to taking legal action against each other". "The World XI series is now planned for every year for three years". (more...)
Koroibete set for Wallabies Test debut Koroibete set for Wallabies Test debut
- September 14, 2017

Lock Rob Simmons comes into the starting 15, while Rory Arnold has dropped out of the matchday 23. Young Queensland lock Izack Rodda was named on the bench instead. There was no recall for former captain Stephen Moore, who missed the Springboks Test after the birth of his third child. Australia are now third on the Rugby Championship standings following a draw and two defeats while Argentina are yet to register a point after two defeats to South Africa and another loss to New Zealand. (more...)
Media director exits in Australian Olympic Committee revamp Media director exits in Australian Olympic Committee revamp
- September 14, 2017

Tancred was at the heart of the matter and admitted in a June statement that he phoned de Jong in December a year ago and spoke to her "in an intimidating manner, and made threats to damage her and her reputation by publishing allegations about her". (more...)
Nike Charlotte Hornets Jerseys Pay Tribute to the Originals Nike Charlotte Hornets Jerseys Pay Tribute to the Originals
- September 14, 2017

The Hornets will feature five different uniforms in their 2017-18 collection. Charlotte went back to the teal colorways back in 2014 when the franchise returned from its Charlotte Bobcats days. The Hornets will wear this jersey three times during the season: on November 15 against the Cavaliers, Dec. 23 against the Bucks, and January 13 against the Thunder. (more...)
Murray State player marries fiancee on field after practice Murray State player marries fiancee on field after practice
- September 14, 2017

So Woods' fiancee, Caitlin Myers, came out to Murray State's Roy Stewart Stadium and they reportedly had a rehearsal before practice Tuesday. The first two in the above sentence are the wild and insane kids who got married. "Life of being a college football coach", Hamilton told ESPN. "It was fantastic for me to share that with them". "He's been teaching me a lot of about fatherhood and other things". (more...)
Demetrious Johnson vs. Ray Borg Moved to UFC 216
- September 14, 2017

UFC doctors did not clear him to compete, forcing him to withdraw. Borg has seen his last four fights go the distance and it has been over two years since he got a finish. Borg, meanwhile, is 5-2 as a member of the UFC, with both his losses coming via decision. He now rides a two-fight winning streak. They will lock horns to become the interim lightweight champion, a crown created amid UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor's absence from the Octagon. (more...)
Nikola Vlasic 'excited' by Europa League opportunity with Everton
- September 14, 2017

Everton manager Ronald Koeman revealed the former England captain is relishing the prospect of facing Atalanta having won the competition with Manchester United last season. I can only learn from them because they are very big players. Gian Piero Gasperini has warned Everton and Atalanta's other opponents that the Bergamo club are returning to European football full of confidence. (more...)
Alberto Moreno Says It Has Been Tough for 'Best Friend' Coutinho Alberto Moreno Says It Has Been Tough for 'Best Friend' Coutinho
- September 14, 2017

Firmino missed a penalty at the end of the first half but Liverpool continued to look the better of the sides, producing a vastly improved performance from the 5-0 Premier League hammering by Manchester City last Saturday. Liverpool's midfield also remains unchanged, but there are three changes in the rearguard. "I did not ask for it", Klopp said. "I thought our appeal was absolutely right". (more...)
Cleveland Indians winning streak hits 20 in Major League Baseball
- September 14, 2017

Their starting pitchers are 18-0 with a 1.71 ERA during the streak. "Sports fans are used to the nuance in hockey and football of the difference between a winning streak and an unbeaten streak or consecutive games streak without a loss". He replaced Kyle Freeland, who was removed after being struck by a J.D. Martinez line drive in the fourth inning. Per USA Today , Hicks did not immediately check on Wolcott, who was on his back in pain and instead went to talk to Farmer. (more...)
Gausman pitches 7 innings, Orioles top Jays 2-1 to snap skid Gausman pitches 7 innings, Orioles top Jays 2-1 to snap skid
- September 14, 2017

Unlike the previous night, however, there were no walk-off heroics as Orioles closer Zach Britton was able to lock things down in the bottom of the ninth and pick up his 14th save of the season. The potential rally ended when Seth Smith struck out and Caleb Joseph grounded to shortstop to start a double play. Russell Martin returns to the lineup Wednesday against the Baltimore Orioles and will bat seventh. (more...)
Mike Tolbert giving away Panthers Mike Tolbert giving away Panthers "secrets" to new teammates
- September 14, 2017

That'll be, just from the human side of it, a little bit different. I'm just going to do what I have to do for the best of the team. "Some things you kind of have to get used to". Jenkins enters his fifth season after being selected by Miami in the fourth round of the 2013 draft. He was placed on injured reserve on September 2 because of an undisclosed injury, and then released two days later. (more...)
Nuggets sign guard Josh Childress to training camp deal, per report Nuggets sign guard Josh Childress to training camp deal, per report
- September 14, 2017

Childress then headed east to play with the Brooklyn Nets for one season, taking the floor just 14 times. Childress played for the Ball Hogs during the inaugural season of the BIG3 3-on-3 basketball league, making him the first BIG3 player to sign with an NBA team. (more...)
49ers poach linebacker off Vikings practice squad 49ers poach linebacker off Vikings practice squad
- September 14, 2017

The 6-foot-2, 229-pound Lee was originally drafted by the Vikings in the seventh round of this year's draft out of Kansas State. The Sacramento Bee reported Wednesday morning the team was expected to release tackle John Theus , who was inactive Sunday for the season opener against the Panthers. (more...)
Browns QB DeShone Kizer continues to show he 'gets it' Browns QB DeShone Kizer continues to show he 'gets it'
- September 14, 2017

We don't know that. I've been in this league for nine years. "Kenny doesn't have to say anything to me; I know who he is and he knows who I am", Kizer said. Kizer blamed himself for putting the ball too close to the sideline, not giving his new wideout a chance to walk into the end zone, but Williams put it all on himself. (more...)
Vikings QB Sam Bradford has knee injury Vikings QB Sam Bradford has knee injury
- September 14, 2017

Also limited was linebacker Emmanuel Lamur , who's been dealing with a hamstring injury, and linebacker Anthony Barr did not participate in Wednesday's practice due to a hamstring injury. According to the NFL, Bradford and Kansas City's Alex Smith became the first quarterbacks in league history to complete 80 percent of their passes, throw for at least 325 yards and have at least three touchdowns with no interceptions in their opening game. (more...)
'Racism is as American as baseball' sign seen hanging over Green Monster 'Racism is as American as baseball' sign seen hanging over Green Monster
- September 14, 2017

The banner was quickly taken down and the fans who set it up were removed, according to CSN New England. Scattered boos could be heard throughout the stadium. "The Red Sox don't control the naming or renaming of streets", Henry told the newspaper. The Red Sox recently announced they'd be in favor of renaming Yawkey Way , the street outside the park, because of the racist history of former team owner Tom Yawkey, for which the street is named. (more...)
Coutinho on the bench, Salah starts against Sevilla Coutinho on the bench, Salah starts against Sevilla
- September 14, 2017

However, with 18 minutes to play, Sevilla snatched an equaliser with their first shot of the second half. "A few players could not keep the levels from the first half". Not so long ago at the " Anfield " in one gate was defeated "Arsenal", I cannot believe that the Spaniards will take points. Before the interval, the tie should have been over when defender Guido Pizarro appeared to handle, before hauling down Mane inside the Sevilla area. (more...)
Syria to play Australia in Malaysia Syria to play Australia in Malaysia
- September 14, 2017

Victory in the two-legged tie against Australia, who will host the second leg at Sydney's Olympic Stadium on October 10, would send Syria into a playoff against the fourth-placed side from the North and Central America qualifiers. "Don't miss this chance to witness history". The victor of the Asian playoff will face the fourth-place team from CONCACAF qualifying in North and Central America in another home-and-away series for a place in next year's World Cup in Russian Federation. (more...)
Zach Randolph Accepts Plea Deal, Avoids Jail Time In Marijuana Case Zach Randolph Accepts Plea Deal, Avoids Jail Time In Marijuana Case
- September 14, 2017

Randolph was initially arrested when a mob reportedly confronted police at a housing project in Los Angeles . Per the plea agreement, Randolph was sentenced to 150 hours of community service and he must stay out of trouble for the next year. (more...)
Chelsea's N'Golo Kante identifies Alexandre Lacazette as Arsenal threat Chelsea's N'Golo Kante identifies Alexandre Lacazette as Arsenal threat
- September 14, 2017

Fabregas has been excellent in each of Chelsea's last three matches since returning from suspension, but was the only Blues central midfielder to play the full 90 minutes in the Champions League thrashing of Qarabag . The 26-year-old said: "It was something that I used to watch when I was young and to play now with Chelsea is special". Last May's Footballer of the Year award, coming on top of his second Premier League title in a row, was another. (more...)
UNM's Bob Davie under investigation for player mistreatment UNM's Bob Davie under investigation for player mistreatment
- September 14, 2017

The website wrote that "t$3 he Davie investigation was initiated in recent months... following the latest round of athlete exit interviews conducted over the spring". Davie took over the football program after the disastrous tenure of Mike Locksley. But despite the patina of success, there have been indications of distress. (more...)
Josh Richardson Reportedly Finalizing 4-Year, $42M Contract Extension with Heat Josh Richardson Reportedly Finalizing 4-Year, $42M Contract Extension with Heat
- September 14, 2017

Dion Waiters and James Johnson each received large multi-year contracts from the Heat to go along with Olynyk, Hassan Whiteside, and Goran Dragic as players making more than $10 million per year. In 2014-15, Richardson started all 32 games and led the Vols in almost every major statistical category: scoring (16.0 PPG), FG pct (46.1), FT pct (79.8), APG (3.6), SPG (2.1) and minutes played (36.3). (more...)
West Ham and Everton legend jumps to the defence of Sadio Mane West Ham and Everton legend jumps to the defence of Sadio Mane
- September 14, 2017

Mane was shown a straight red card in the first half for a high challenge on Ederson that led to the City goalkeeper being carried off on a stretcher. Liverpool have launched an appeal over Sadio Mane's three-match ban and will argue the punishment for his red card at Manchester City is excessive. (more...)
Valtteri Bottas signs new Mercedes deal for 2018 season Valtteri Bottas signs new Mercedes deal for 2018 season
- September 14, 2017

Despite his good form, Mercedes seemed hesitant whether it would keep Bottas next year. - In seven of the nine races in Singapore the driver on pole has gone on to win the race, including each of the last four editions. He also won the Austrian Grand Prix in June, but has been unable to keep pace with Hamilton in recent races. "Together, we continue to grow stronger day by day, and by keeping up our hard work I believe the sky is the limit", said Bottas. (more...)
Momentum is the key word for 37th Terry Fox Run Momentum is the key word for 37th Terry Fox Run
- September 14, 2017

Cancer survivors and those who are coping with cancer are invited to join Terry's Team for the event. Coming off a successful edition of the Terry Fox Run in 2016, the organizing committee hopes to keep the momentum going in 2017 for the 37 run. (more...)
Yankees stop Rays to take series at Citi Field Yankees stop Rays to take series at Citi Field
- September 14, 2017

The Yankees managed three hits in dropping a 2-1 decision Tuesday night, evening the set at a game apiece and sinking NY four games behind first-place Boston in the American League East. The Yankees game can viewed on MLB Network (out of market), the YES Network (New York) and Fox Sports Sun (Tampa Bay). He allowed one run and five hits in 4 2/3 innings, giving up a leadoff homer to Kevin Kiermaier in the third. (more...)

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