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Videos show destruction in Hurricane Irma aftermath Videos show destruction in Hurricane Irma aftermath
- September 16, 2017

Recovery will take years as there's "an very bad lot of work that is going to need to be done", according to John Rabin, an acting administrator for the Federal Emergency Management Agency for region two, which covers the islands. Scott's days (and nights) are spent coordinating all the grass roots relief efforts; trying to get donated supplies loaded on volunteer transportation and then ensuring it reaches the people it's intended for. (more...)
Hurricane Jose has weakened but will linger over Atlantic for days Hurricane Jose has weakened but will linger over Atlantic for days
- September 16, 2017

Tropical Storm Jose is expected to strengthen back into Hurricane Jose later today , bringing high surfs and rip currents to the US East Coast. Strength will fluctuate over the next week, and Jose may be a tropical storm during part of that period. (more...)
Jose Mourinho wants more goals from Manchester United
- September 16, 2017

Mourinho is aware of the potential that Lukaku's firepower brings, but he also believes that United have shown an all-round improvement on last season when his side failed to challenge at the top of the Premier League and eventually finished sixth. (more...)
Tottenham Hotspur Target Isco Signs New Real Madrid Contract Tottenham Hotspur Target Isco Signs New Real Madrid Contract
- September 16, 2017

Isco will appear at a press conference on Friday afternoon to sign his new deal, with his former contract set to expire in the summer. Instead of moving, the 25-year-old signed a new deal, which includes a staggering £634m buy-out clause . (more...)
Manchester United v Everton countdown: Mourinho talks Rooney, Pogba & Lukaku
- September 16, 2017

But the 31-year-old opted to leave Old Trafford for a return to his boyhood club this summer. He added: "I think he has come here at the right moment. However, Mourinho has kept faith with Fellaini and continues to back him, with the midfielder an option to replace the injured Paul Pogba on Sunday. (more...)
United order rest for Pogba
- September 16, 2017

That would force him to miss France's World Cup qualifiers against Bulgaria and Belarus in early October , which they need to win to guarantee a place at the finals in Russian Federation. This is also our way of things. A player Mourinho doesn't have this season is Wayne Rooney, who played for United for 13 years and will make his return to Old Trafford with Ronald Koeman's Everton on Sunday. (more...)
Guardiola: Toure Still Key For City, Watford Will Be Tough Guardiola: Toure Still Key For City, Watford Will Be Tough
- September 16, 2017

The 26-year-old was included in Pep Guardiola's squad earlier this weeks but is yet to see any first-team action this season. We have to handle these situations, when one team have one week to prepare and we don't have the time. "I was really impressed with their performance at Southampton where they dominated the first half". Captain Vincent Kompany is expected to once again miss out due to the calf injury he sustained while on global duty, although Raheem Sterling is available after ... (more...)
Ronaldo scores twice in Real Madrid rout, Sevilla hold Liverpool Ronaldo scores twice in Real Madrid rout, Sevilla hold Liverpool
- September 16, 2017

In his absence, the European champions have dropped four points in their opening three games as they have drawn at home to both Valencia and Levante . Cristiano Ronaldo will be leading the Whites into their first Champions League matchup of the season. Manchester City failed to win a game away from home last season in the competition under Guardiola but have started their campaign with a 4-0 win over Feyenoord in Rotterdam. (more...)
Mourinho confident United have squad depth to cope without Pogba Mourinho confident United have squad depth to cope without Pogba
- September 16, 2017

The weekend match is the only match that I'm thinking about. Mourinho admitted after the midweek match that Pogba would be sidelined "for a few weeks" , but it now seems the injury is more serious than initial expected. Pogba will also miss next week's game against Burton Albion in the Carabao Cup, a fixture which in all likelihood he would have sat out anyway, and faces a race to be fit for United's clash against Liverpool at Anfield on 14 October. (more...)
MLS Review: Martinez leads Atlanta to record-equalling win MLS Review: Martinez leads Atlanta to record-equalling win
- September 16, 2017

Atlanta United's 7-0 victory tied the largest margin of victory in Major League Soccer (MLS) history, set three times previously by LA Galaxy's 1998 victory against Dallas Burn, Chicago Fire's victory against the Kansas City Wizards in 2001 and the New York Red Bulls victory against New York City FC a year ago. (more...)
Anti-doping bodies want Russian Federation ban
- September 15, 2017

Candidates to Russia's national team will have to undergo extra anti-doping tests ahead of the 2018 Olympic Games in South Korea's PyeongChang, President of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Alexander Zhukov said on Friday. "So, as soon as the winter season starts, all athletes on the list of candidates to the national team will have to undergo at least three additional tests along with those they will undergo at global competitions", he said, adding that the samples would be checked at ... (more...)
Nick Kyrgios holds nerve to draw Australia level with Belgium Nick Kyrgios holds nerve to draw Australia level with Belgium
- September 15, 2017

Lajovic had cramps in his right foot towards the end of the fourth set and needed some help from Serbia player and captain Nenad Zimonjic to put his shoe back on after hitting an overhead victor for a 5-4 lead in the fourth-set tiebreaker. Hewitt knows just how important Peers is to the Australian team in the tie, which begins on Friday night (AEST) on the indoor claycourts. "It has a real opportunity to be a springboard to some really big things over the coming years". (more...)
Colin Kaepernick Gets Service MVP Award Colin Kaepernick Gets Service MVP Award
- September 15, 2017

Colin Kaepernick is not now in the NFL , but that didn't stop the NFL Players' Association from naming the 29-year-old its Week 1 MVP. "I've been very blessed to be in this position and make the kind of money I do, and I have to help these people", Kaepernick said in September 2016 when first announcing his pledge. (more...)
Donald Penn signs two-year contract extension with Oakland Donald Penn signs two-year contract extension with Oakland
- September 15, 2017

He started the Raiders' opening game at left tackle, his 49th straight start for the team. Donald Penn had faith the Raiders would take care of him. That means that Penn would average $10 million over the final two years of the deal. They promised to do so, and stuck to their word. The Raiders waited until after Sunday's season opener versus the Tennessee Titans before making a concerted effort to negotiate. (more...)
Stevenage's Lewis Hamilton in practice for F1 Singapore Grand Prix Stevenage's Lewis Hamilton in practice for F1 Singapore Grand Prix
- September 15, 2017

Hamilton has 112 podiums to date and is second on the all-time list behind Schumacher (155). Consequently, not only will the temperatures be warm, the battle for the drivers championship between Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton is as close as it could get. (more...)
Sindhu in semis; Sameer, Satwik-Chirag lose in Korea Open quarters Sindhu in semis; Sameer, Satwik-Chirag lose in Korea Open quarters
- September 15, 2017

The quarterfinal was not a smooth run for Sindhu who faced stern competition from Mitani. He will need to raise his game by a few notches when he faces local hot favourite Son Wan Ho, who defeated Kashyap 21-16, 17-21, 21-16 to reach the last-eight stage. (more...)
Eagles' rookie RB Donnel Pumphrey out with torn hamstring Eagles' rookie RB Donnel Pumphrey out with torn hamstring
- September 15, 2017

Pumphrey was a fourth-round pick in this year's draft following a record-setting college career at San Diego State University. The 5-foot-8, 176-pounder led the nation in rushing last season with 2,133 yards and finished his career with the Aztecs as the leading career rusher in Football Bowl Series (FBS) history with 6,405 yards. (more...)
Jose Mourinho confident United have squad depth to cope without Paul Pogba Jose Mourinho confident United have squad depth to cope without Paul Pogba
- September 15, 2017

I don't know that I just it is a muscular injury. "He's obviously out for the weekend match". " I think we're in a good moment, the club is in a good moment, we have a good understanding with the manager, so I'm very optimistic for the season ". (more...)
Valencia midfielder Pereira responds to Mourinho rap: I know he loves me Valencia midfielder Pereira responds to Mourinho rap: I know he loves me
- September 15, 2017

The Portuguese boss was left disappointed by the player's decision to push through with a deal to the Spanish club as he believed that he should have stuck around to fight for a place, especially as he'd signed a new deal at Old Trafford. "On the one hand I'm happy because he loves me and I think that if I'm not a good player, I would not have wanted to stay". "[The decision to come] was hard because there are people who wanted me to stay in Manchester, but it's better for me to be here in ... (more...)
Census: Texas Ranks 38th in Child Poverty Census: Texas Ranks 38th in Child Poverty
- September 15, 2017

The Capital Region is doing better than the state and nation with a higher median income, a lower poverty rate and more people with health insurance coverage in 2016 than the year before, according to the latest survey data released Thursday by the U.S. (more...)
Vikings concerned over Bradford's knee Vikings concerned over Bradford's knee
- September 15, 2017

Bradford had swelling, pain and discomfort in his twice-repaired left knee this week, per ESPN's Chris Mortensen . Obviously the results came back negative, which is a big positive at this point. How could those protection packages change? Backup Case Keenum has received extra work in practice this week, according to ESPN . Bradford is listed as questionable, although it seems more probable than not that he'll be playing this weekend unless things take a turn for the worse for his knee ... (more...)
Packers vs. Falcons: 5 things to watch and a prediction Packers vs. Falcons: 5 things to watch and a prediction
- September 15, 2017

The Green Bay Packers are a team heavily reliant on their young players. If Atlanta is able to attack the right side of Green Bay's line like Seattle did, Rodgers will be in big trouble again. The Packers double-teamed Jones in coverage on nearly every play. Freeman and Sanu each caught another touchdown in the NFC title game. Against a team like Green Bay on the road, the Seahawks preferred to have as few series for Aaron Rodgers as possible. (more...)
Real Madrid target happy at Chelsea
- September 15, 2017

A member of the Belgium squad which many are tipping as dark horses for the trophy, he declared himself content with life in London at the moment but he opened the door to a move to La Liga when he said "the Spanish league is special". "But I dont play for that... it's not a priority". Chelsea manager Antonio Conte suggests that Eden Hazard could play a big part against Arsenal , while captain Gary Cahill is also in his plans to start. (more...)
Bengals fire offensive coordinator Ken Zampese after 0-2 start Bengals fire offensive coordinator Ken Zampese after 0-2 start
- September 15, 2017

Ian Rapoport‏ of the NFL Network first reported the news. Get the app and get the game. Those came on 3 field goals in their Thursday-night loss to the Houston Texans . Dalton has also been sacked eight times over the first two games, so his offensive line hasn't exactly been providing him with much time to throw. Andy Dalton is not a top-tier quarterback, but he has been their starter since 2011. (more...)
New England Patriots QB Tom Brady on CBS: 'I understand the risks' New England Patriots QB Tom Brady on CBS: 'I understand the risks'
- September 15, 2017

During the interview, Brady opens up about what life is like at home with his wife and kids, his training and diet program, his business partner and body coach Alex Guerrero, and his new book, The TB12 Method, which is published by Simon & Schuster, a division of CBS. (more...)
NBA Draft Lottery: Reforms to tackle tanking NBA Draft Lottery: Reforms to tackle tanking
- September 15, 2017

Under the current lottery, the NBA's worst team has a 25 percent chance of landing the top pick, with the second- and third-worst having 19.9 and 15.6 percent, respectively. The changes mean that the lower teams aren't as assured of earning the higher draft picks through the lottery in order restock their rosters. Teams believe that the process of trading for star players has become more hard, with agents and players warning that they will leave come free agency and will never consider ... (more...)
Only one team tried to win - Mourinho frustrated by Stoke approach Only one team tried to win - Mourinho frustrated by Stoke approach
- September 15, 2017

Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting fired Stoke ahead only for Marcus Rashford to level before the break. Mourinho will no doubt be proud of his players manful response to that 43rd-minute setback, though. Manchester United have two changes from the side that won 2-0 before the worldwide break. "With some fitness fragilities, it's easy to feel that some of the players were not with their sharpness, with intensity", he mused afterwards. (more...)
Cologne and Arsenal charged by Uefa after crowd control problems Cologne and Arsenal charged by Uefa after crowd control problems
- September 15, 2017

Only 3,000 tickets were made available to Koln fans, who were to be seated in a specifically designated section. It was all kind of speculations you know that we had to analyse and see how we can deal with the situation. Arsenal have launched a full review into the circumstances surrounding the game. London bore witness to masses of German fans arriving into the English capital ahead of the match, causing huge disturbances around the Emirates stadium as thousands of fans attempted to ... (more...)
Pep Guardiola: 'Manchester City need Yaya Toure' Pep Guardiola: 'Manchester City need Yaya Toure'
- September 15, 2017

The midfielder was left out of Pep Guardiola's squad that thrashed Feyenoord 4-0 in Wednesday's Uefa Champions League Group F opener. "All the teams that play in Europe have a lot of games", he said. "We will see and discuss the line-up tonight". Kompany could make his comeback in the midweek League Cup visit to West Brom . But Guardiola , whose side travel to Watford on Saturday, has been quick to knock back any idea of a fallout and says the Ivorian will be a key figure for his ... (more...)
How Billy Joe Saunders can snare unification clash with Canelo-GGG victor How Billy Joe Saunders can snare unification clash with Canelo-GGG victor
- September 15, 2017

Controversy reared its head at the weigh-in for Billy Joe Saunders' world title defence against Willie Monroe Jr when the champion's son aimed blows at the challenger. Warren and Saunders believed they were close to a fight with Golovkin in the latter's home country but after a disappointing performance in his defeat of Daniel Jacobs, he chose to rest and then the Alvarez fight became a reality. (more...)