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Pouille to open for France in Davis Cup semifinals Pouille to open for France in Davis Cup semifinals
- September 14, 2017

Hewitt was set to name the pairing overnight, with Nick Kyrgios , Thanasi Kokkinakis or Jordan Thompson to line up alongside Peers on Saturday. Hewitt, 36, Australia's most prolific and successful Davis Cup player boasting a 58-21 record (including a 42-14 singles record), said the triumph over the U.S. (more...)
Everton to bid for Celtic youngster Anthony Ralston in January Everton to bid for Celtic youngster Anthony Ralston in January
- September 14, 2017

Neymar was clearly unhappy about this and appeared to say something to Ralston while pointing towards the score line. He is an unbelievable footballer but we have seen the other stuff before and we will see it again. He tries to over-react. 'But, if he wants to be liked as much as Messi, he needs to stop that. "I felt I went out and faced him head on and it was a good test for me to see what level I'm at". (more...)
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has no concerns over attitude of players Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe has no concerns over attitude of players
- September 14, 2017

Albion picked up all three points for the first time in the Premier League with a 3-1 victory against West Brom at the Amex last weekend. "There have been plenty of other moments that have been equally hard for me", he said. we just haven't delivered on game day". "It's about going back to basics for us now". Ahead of Friday night's home tie with newly-promoted side Brighton & Hove Albion, Howe believes that one positive result is all that is required for his side to finally kickstart ... (more...)
White Sox score 2 in 9th, beat Royals White Sox score 2 in 9th, beat Royals
- September 14, 2017

The Royals scored 2 runs in the bottom of the 8th to tie the game but could not hang on in the 9th. Kansas City hopes to have center fielder Lorenzo Cain (quads) and 3B Mike Moustakas (right knee) back in the lineup after neither played Tuesday. (more...)
Michy Batshuayi: Michy Batshuayi: "It is good to score"
- September 14, 2017

The 23-year-old has been presented with his official Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 card, which includes an overview of how EA Sports have appraised his main attributes, before awarding an overall score out of 100. Batshuayi posted the below video on his Twitter page of him looking extremely discontented with his new rating for Federation Internationale de Football Association 18. (more...)
We have been waiting - Fabregas revels in Chelsea´s winning Champions League return We have been waiting - Fabregas revels in Chelsea´s winning Champions League return
- September 14, 2017

After a year away, Chelsea returned to the Champions League with a comfortable victory over Qarabag as two new signings found the net. Conte was also encouraged by Zappacosta's first start following his deadline day move from Torino. However, replays showed that the final touch came from a Qarabag player and it was subsequently recorded as an own-goal. The players, exhausted after chasing the game for 90 minutes, took time at the whistle to applaud their small contingent of travelling ... (more...)
McLaren and Honda agree to terminate F1 partnership McLaren and Honda agree to terminate F1 partnership
- September 14, 2017

Alonso is out of contract at the end of the year and his future has been a discussion point for several months, though his non-McLaren options in F1 appear restricted, with leading outfits having finalised their 2018 line-ups. "I think not only we expect a challenge, but we want to see the best drivers in the best teams up there and it's been a shame not to have McLaren where they historically have been". (more...)
The Number Of Weeks Paul Pogba Will Miss With Hamstring Injury
- September 14, 2017

It will be United's first match in the competition for 644 days and appears a great opportunity to hit the ground running, although the Portuguese knows quite a challenge lies in wait in this competition. A 2-2 draw against a determined Stoke City last weekend was the only blip in their season so far. Rashford told MUTV after: "It's hard when you're in and out of the team, but we have to find the positives out of it and I think we have both done that". (more...)
Dhawan released for first three Australia ODIs Dhawan released for first three Australia ODIs
- September 14, 2017

Shikhar Dhawan has been released from the India squad for the first three one-day internationals of the five-match series against Australia starting September 17. Prior to this, Dhawan had missed the final ODI and a lone Twenty20 global (T20I) against Sri Lanka as he came back to India to see his ailing mother. (more...)
Antonio Conte Gives Updates on Eden Hazard, Tiemoue Bakayoko Fitness Antonio Conte Gives Updates on Eden Hazard, Tiemoue Bakayoko Fitness
- September 14, 2017

Tiemoue Bakayoko can become a "top player" if he follows the example of N'Golo Kante and improves in possession, Chelsea coach Antonio Conte has said. Since losing their opening match of the season to Burnley at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea have gone onto win their next three fixtures with record signing Alvaro Morata taking his tally to three goals for the campaign at the King Power Stadium on Saturday. (more...)
Randy Moss gets inducted into Minnesota Vikings Ring of Honor Randy Moss gets inducted into Minnesota Vikings Ring of Honor
- September 14, 2017

Check them out, with Diggs' on the left and Thielen's on the right. Diggs is also wearing some dope custom cleats that depict Moss mooning Green Bay Packers fans at the 2005 NFC Wild Card game. He started 108 of 113 games with the Vikings and appeared in eight playoff contests over seven-plus seasons in Minnesota. Moss ranks second in National Football League history with 156 receiving touchdowns, is third all-time with 15,292 yards and holds the NFL's record for touchdown catches in a ... (more...)
Jaguars place WR Allen Robinson on IR, sign Max McCaffrey Jaguars place WR Allen Robinson on IR, sign Max McCaffrey
- September 14, 2017

Max McCaffreywas undrafted previous year out of Duke, where he caught 117 passes in 53 games. McCaffrey then signed with Green Bay's practice squad and was promoted to the active roster prior to the NFC Championship Game against the Falcons, but did not play. (more...)
WWE possibly planning another Mae Young Classic next summer WWE possibly planning another Mae Young Classic next summer
- September 14, 2017

All nine episodes of the Mae Young Classic are now available to stream on the WWE Network. He also provided a little insight on how it all went down and why the end result happened the way it did. Now Kairi Sane is getting a shot at the NXT Women's Title at NXT TakeOver: Houston. There was a rumor the victor would be presented the now vacant NXT Women's title, but that proved to be untrue. (more...)
What Pep? Guardiola unsure if Man City can win Premier League title What Pep? Guardiola unsure if Man City can win Premier League title
- September 14, 2017

They were also aided by poor defending by Feyenoord , back in the Champions League for the first since the 2002-03 season, with Stone's opener trickling in after defender Tonny Vilhena made a comically inept attempt to clear off the line. Their reunion in Manchester got off to a rocky start as Toure returned to pre-season training overweight and was then banished from the first-team picture after his agent Dimitri Seluk criticised Guardiola. (more...)
Champion Irish greyhound tests positive for cocaine-like substance Champion Irish greyhound tests positive for cocaine-like substance
- September 14, 2017

The greyhound is trained by Graham Holland, who made headlines previous year when his champion greyhound Clares Rocket was abducted from his kennels in Golden, Tipperary. It is unclear whether the Independent Control Committee will meet before or after the Greyhound Derby - which is on 23 September at Shelbourne Park - and is the biggest date in the Irish racing calendar. (more...)
Detroit Tigers deny intentionally hitting umpire with pitch after ejections Detroit Tigers deny intentionally hitting umpire with pitch after ejections
- September 14, 2017

The incident occurred two batters after manager Brad Ausmus and Tigers catcher James McCann were ejected with the Indians leading 4-1 in the bottom of the third inning. He started arguing with Wolcott and was quickly ejected. Ausmus, who was on his way to the mound, intervened and was also broomed. "Today I felt like we weren't getting the same calls... (more...)
Range Resources Corporation (RRC): What are the Technicals Saying?
- September 14, 2017

The company presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $45.70. About shares traded. Range Resources Corp . After a recent check, it is observed that the insiders for the firm now own 1.10% shares. Share performance for the month is now at 6.60%. The stock has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $29.82. The average investment recommendation on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being a strong buy, 3 a hold, and 5 a sell) is 2.00, which implies that ... (more...)
Colts splitting first-team reps between Brissett, Tolzien Colts splitting first-team reps between Brissett, Tolzien
- September 14, 2017

The Colts went 0-for-10 on third-down conversions - the first time a team hasn't converted a single third down since 2015 when the Ravens held the Bengals to zero in the season finale. Will Wilson, Luck's uncle and agent, was quick to squelch a Wednesday segment on ESPN's Mike & Mike radio show that said Luck was unhappy with his situation with the Colts. (more...)
Lakers set to honour Bryant in December Lakers set to honour Bryant in December
- September 14, 2017

Bryant , 39, retired in April 2016 after a 20-year career with the Lakers, scoring 60 points in his final game. It can be recalled that Kobe wore number 8 to start his National Basketball Association career then he switched to 24 or the 2006-2007 season and beyond. (more...)
FA pleading with Federation Internationale de Football Association to go lightly on Tottenham star Alli FA pleading with Federation Internationale de Football Association to go lightly on Tottenham star Alli
- September 14, 2017

Neither Raiola or Mendes have much experience of representing English players but, with the 21-year-old's reputation rising at an alarming rate, believe they can cash in on Alli's expanding fame and hope to convince him to sign up with them. (more...)
Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson 'backed with £40m transfer kitty' Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson 'backed with £40m transfer kitty'
- September 14, 2017

Roy Hodgson is Palace's seventh permanent manager since 2012 and last stood in a technical area watching England lose to Iceland at Euro 2016. Palace lost its first four league games of the season without scoring, with its players failing to adapt to a more expansive style of play under De Boer following his arrival in the off-season. (more...)
Germany takes over at top of Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings from Brazil Germany takes over at top of Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings from Brazil
- September 14, 2017

The reigning world champions edged ahead of A Seleção following two impressive FIFA World Cup™ qualifying victories over Czech Republic and Norway, and head a table much changed after the recent Russian Federation 2018 preliminaries. The rankings made disappointing reading for Asia with only three sides in the top 50 - Iran, Japan and Australia. Nigeria's only rival to next year's World Cup, Zambia, are still a lowly 78th in the world and 16th in Africa. (more...)
Leinster duo Nacewa and Gibson-Park denied entry to South Africa Leinster duo Nacewa and Gibson-Park denied entry to South Africa
- September 14, 2017

New Zealand rugby players Isa Nacewa and Jamison Gibson-Park have been denied entry to South Africa to play for their Irish club due to visa regulations. " As this process is still ongoing, Leinster Rugby will be making no further statement ", the release read. The Southern Kings and Cheetahs both switched to play in the Pro 14 after being dropped from Super Rugby as South Africa downsized its commitment to the SANZAAR competition from six to four teams. (more...)
Collingwood Says Tour is a Stepping Stone for Cricket in Nation Collingwood Says Tour is a Stepping Stone for Cricket in Nation
- September 14, 2017

The passion and the atmosphere that you create in the ground is something special. "However after the Independence Cup, when we, in phases, start holding worldwide matches in Karachi and other centres, the country will be able to host full series with matches staged in all the cities, and this will improve our financial position", the Dawn quoted Sethi, as saying. (more...)
Amla, Perera help World XI bounce back to level series Amla, Perera help World XI bounce back to level series
- September 14, 2017

Hashim on his part stayed put on the crease till the end to score 72 not out in 55 balls. More intriguingly, Darren Sammy, the ideal hitting option keeping in mind the Gaddafi Stadium contours, was sent after Perera and Elliott, not to mention David Miller's relegation to number five. (more...)
Hindi Diwas being celebrated today Hindi Diwas being celebrated today
- September 14, 2017

Indian PM Jawaharlal Nehru thus made a decision to celebrate 14 September as the Hindi Diwas . Initially, the Indian Constitution and laws were written in English until Hindi was added as an official language. Thus, the celebration of Hindi Diwas holds a lot of significance in the country and stands as a patriotic reminder to Indian populations of their common roots and unity. (more...)
Real Madrid defender Marcelo signs new five-year deal Real Madrid defender Marcelo signs new five-year deal
- September 14, 2017

Earlier on Thursday (AEST), the Royal Spanish Football Federation confirmed that Marcelo will serve a two-match ban in Spain's top flight as a result of his red card against Levante last weekend. The Brazilian will now miss Madrid's upcoming trip to Real Sociedad and home clash with Real Betis, although will play against APOEL Nicosia in the Champions League on Wednesday. (more...)
Arsenal boss Wenger denies Ozil talks collapse: They've slowed down
- September 14, 2017

Reports in Germany claimed that talks had been abandoned since February and that Manchester United are among the clubs ready to sign him should a deal fail to be struck. The German global is believed to be holding out for a pay hike, and our club may have to stretch our current structure in order to retain the star. "It is definitely my preference to stay", the German said previously . (more...)
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...)