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Indians' win streak snapped at 22 games Indians' win streak snapped at 22 games
- September 16, 2017

Trevor Bauer has the dubious distinction of being the pitcher to lose the Cleveland Indians' winning streak . It was quite the ride, one that nobody really expected, but a great surprise for the city of Cleveland and the fan base. "There's no way I'd let another day go by without shouting out the home team Cleveland Indians ", James says to start the video. The Indians have been dominant throughout their streak, posting a run differential in 21 games that any major league team would ... (more...)
Jason Terry signs one-year deal to return to Bucks Jason Terry signs one-year deal to return to Bucks
- September 16, 2017

The 6'2 guard appeared in 74 games with the Bucks last season, averaging 4.1 points, 1.4 rebounds and 1.3 assists a game. After a stellar season with Milwaukee previous year, in many ways it was surprising that the Bucks hadn't wrapped up a deal with Jason Terry earlier in the summer. (more...)
Arsenal and Cologne hit with UEFA charges over Europa League crowd trouble Arsenal and Cologne hit with UEFA charges over Europa League crowd trouble
- September 16, 2017

The omens aren't good for Arsenal who haven't won a league match away at Chelsea since October 2011. "We have launched a full review into the circumstances surrounding the game and will ensure any lessons that can be learned are used in the future". (more...)
Pochettino: Kane Does Not Need Trophies To Prove His Worth Pochettino: Kane Does Not Need Trophies To Prove His Worth
- September 16, 2017

That goal , Pochettino said , might have saved his job. Ki has not played this season after picking up a knee injury on global duty, forcing him to undergo surgery, but boss Paul Clement says he is close to rejoining training. In any case, we hope Llorente enjoys his project of getting paid to watch Harry Kane score lots of goals. In certain replays (but not the above), you can see Kane stand over the ball and mouth "I'll make it", before firing home the victor past Brad Guzan, and ... (more...)
Jose Mourinho Press Conference Previewing Everton FC UCL Match
- September 16, 2017

Lukaku is now preparing to face former side Everton on Sunday. He had been restricted to just 15 Premier League starts in his final campaign, during which he broke the club's goal scoring record. "So, I think he has come at the right moment of his career". Here are three players Mourinho must start to take advantage of any weaknesses on show from Ronald Koeman's men this weekend. (more...)
Hit parade: White Sox pound out 25, rout Tigers 17-7 Hit parade: White Sox pound out 25, rout Tigers 17-7
- September 16, 2017

Entering play on Friday evening against the rival Detroit Tigers, the White Sox will be looking to win the club's third consecutive game while Chicago has also won five of its last six. Of his 17 swings and misses, seven came on the split. The Tigers have lost six straight games and are just 2-and-12 in the month of September. "It was a really, really good outing for me today", Sanchez said. (more...)
South African batsmen JP Duminy calls time on Test career South African batsmen JP Duminy calls time on Test career
- September 16, 2017

In an official statement, the mercurial Proteas left-hander revealed he has made a decision to retire from Test cricket and, in fact, red-ball cricket as a whole. Investment on 2014 U-19 World Cup victor and South Africa A skipper Aiden Markram and Theunis de Bruyn, already showed signs of Duminy's Test career under threat. (more...)
Rugby Championship: New Zealand in record win over South Africa Rugby Championship: New Zealand in record win over South Africa
- September 16, 2017

The young Springboks team initially ran and scrumed strongly in the early exchanges but the All Blacks quickly seized on lineout and passing errors with a first half masterclass in counterattacking rugby and ruthless finishing. Milner-Skudder then turned provider, keeping the ball alive after Dane Coles tipped Beauden Barrett's looping kick back and Scott Barrett charged around the outside as the match became increasingly one-sided. (more...)
Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde to rest players for Getafe clash
- September 16, 2017

They bounced back at the first time of asking, however, after coming through the Segunda playoffs last term. They've started the season by earning four points in three games. When considering that Barcelona's next three league games after this one are against Eibar, Girona and Las Palmas, the Catalan outfit could realistically win their first seven La Liga games of the season without breaking a sweat. (more...)
US Virgin Islands struggling to recover from Hurricane Irma
- September 16, 2017

Shanelle Williams, who took 15 people into her home following the fury the hurricane unleashed on the island, told the Press Association: 'You go into the town, they crash and they open up and stealing everything. "God bless Puerto Rico and the hearts because you guys are struggling". Jackson said the BVI's terrain is complex and its damage was much more extensive than Anguilla, which is far more advanced in its recovery but still in need of water purifiers, food aid, and a generator. (more...)
Ben Crane gets 8 penalty shots Ben Crane gets 8 penalty shots
- September 16, 2017

Interestingly, he played the final 16 holes in 3-under par after making quadruple-bogey 8s on the 10th and 11th holes, his first two holes of the day. Had he used either club, he would have been disqualified. Crane said he then noticed the 6-iron decal on No. 14, and he was issued another four-shot penalty, the max for this infraction. (more...)
Paul Ince predicts Newcastle United vs Stoke City Paul Ince predicts Newcastle United vs Stoke City
- September 16, 2017

Afterwards I spoke with my players and staff. I was trying to come back during the week, but was feeling sick. "They seem to be getting back into the groove a bit, so I don't think they'll get battered, but St. Meanwhile, Newcastle will look to record a third successive Premier League win for the first time since November 2014 this afternoon when Stoke City visit St James's Park. (more...)
Antonio Conte warns Chelsea to avoid ref rage in Arsenal clash Antonio Conte warns Chelsea to avoid ref rage in Arsenal clash
- September 16, 2017

Arsenal are back on form with two wins in a row but face Chelsea fresh from a 6-0 thumping of Qarabag. Conte's praise may have come as a surprise to a few, considering the Gunners' disappointing start to the season, but the Italian did not hold back with his complimenting of Arsene Wenger's men. (more...)
League unveils new 'Statement' uniforms for next season League unveils new 'Statement' uniforms for next season
- September 16, 2017

The NBA unveiled its new "Statement" edition uniforms for all 30 teams today in Los Angeles. National Basketball Association fans will be able to represent their favorite teams with the new uniforms when they become available on November 20 on Nike's website. (more...)
Wenger admits Ozil contract talks have 'slowed down' amid Man Utd links Wenger admits Ozil contract talks have 'slowed down' amid Man Utd links
- September 16, 2017

The 24-year-old has shone for Arsenal since his summer move from Schalke, and scored against Chelsea in his last meeting with them in the Community Shield last month. Arsene Wenger admitted yesterday that negotiations over a new deal have slowed in recent weeks as the two parties struggle to agree terms leading to speculation Ozil could be on the move at the end of the season. (more...)
Selling Morata looks bad with Real Madrid needing a No 9 Selling Morata looks bad with Real Madrid needing a No 9
- September 16, 2017

The early season optimism created by that 5-1 Spanish Super Cup win over Barcelona has been drained away. Real Sociedad have enjoyed a spectacular start to La Liga, winning all three of their matches so far to sit alongside Barcelona on top of the table with nine points out of nine. (more...)
What A Role Model - Brendan Rodgers Welcomes Return of Kolo Toure What A Role Model - Brendan Rodgers Welcomes Return of Kolo Toure
- September 16, 2017

This is a new chapter in my career, a new beginning. The former defender also played under Rodgers at Liverpool and said he would reap the benefits of learning from the Northern Irishman as he takes the first steps of his new career. "I can learn so much from working with Brendan Rodgers , he is a top manager". Toure will be working closely with the boss and his coaching staff as the Hoops host Ross County in the Premiership with the hopes of retaining their unbeaten run in the ... (more...)
Bale urges patience after Madrid's slow start Bale urges patience after Madrid's slow start
- September 16, 2017

The Wales worldwide will be the only member of his team's "BBC" strike force available for Sunday evening's La Liga game at early leaders Real Sociedad, with Madrid missing the suspended Cristiano Ronaldo and injured Karim Benzema. "I will never forget it. I hope to score more in important games". Bale has also failed to reproduce his talismanic performances from Euro 2016 for Wales in 2018 World Cup qualification, but once again he believes that form will come. (more...)
Drinkwater Chelsea debut delayed by calf injury Drinkwater Chelsea debut delayed by calf injury
- September 16, 2017

Drinkwater was an unused substitute against his former club Leicester last Saturday and missed the midweek Champions League win over Qarabag of Azerbaijan. "For this reason I think it's a massive game for us". "Don't forget I have to make the best decision for the team, for the players". He also gave the press conference standard prose, about how anything can happen in a rivalry game, and how those matches are always massive. (more...)
Antonio Conte Believes Arsenal Will Challenge For Premier League Title Antonio Conte Believes Arsenal Will Challenge For Premier League Title
- September 16, 2017

Arsenal have launched a review and their statement on Friday read: "We worked with our colleagues at Cologne to stop supporters travelling without match tickets". I don't understand why they can't fight for the title, it's normal. While it will be a hard match against the champions, the Daily Mail report that Martin Keown has urged Wenger to start new signing Kolasinac who could be the difference for Arsenal . (more...)
Patriots rule out Hightower, Slater and Amendola against Saints Patriots rule out Hightower, Slater and Amendola against Saints
- September 16, 2017

Marcus Cannon, Devin McCourty and Nate Ebner were all limited participants throughout the week, and remain questionable for Sunday's game. Both players were injured in New England's Week 1 loss to Kansas City last Thursday, and there was some hope that the 10-day layoff would allow them to heal up enough to play in New Orleans. (more...)
Iwobi Delighted With Arsenal's Europa League Win Vs Cologne Iwobi Delighted With Arsenal's Europa League Win Vs Cologne
- September 16, 2017

Stoger's Cologne suffered a 3-1 loss to Arsenal following a one-hour delay to kick-off at the Emirates Stadium due to crowd congestion in London. The statement also said that Arsenal had worked hard with "colleagues in Cologne " to stop supporters travelling without match tickets. (more...)
Sehwag stirs coach selection controversy Sehwag stirs coach selection controversy
- September 16, 2017

The BCCI have set up a special committee, which includes Mithali Raj and Jhulan Goswami - the veterans of Indian women's cricket - to look after the team's global fixtures scheduling and decide the overall roadmap of women's cricket in the country. (more...)
Holy Hell, This Race Car Driver's Reflex Time is Insane Holy Hell, This Race Car Driver's Reflex Time is Insane
- September 16, 2017

Team owner Roger Penske, left, talks with driver Helio Castroneves following the 2017 Indianapolis 500. The 37-year-old was solid but unspectacular on the opening day of practice, clocking a quickest time of one minute 17.3016 seconds for his Chip Ganassi Racing team. (more...)
Mourinho calls for big welcome for United 'legend' Rooney
- September 16, 2017

Ronald Koeman has gone five games unbeaten against Jose Mourinho, the Manchester United manager's longest winless run against any opponent. United's home date with Everton is the last match to be played in the latest round of Premier League fixtures, but they can still end the weekend in top spot with a convincing victory over Rooney and the visiting Toffees. (more...)
John Lackey, Willson Contreras ejected after bad call by umpire John Lackey, Willson Contreras ejected after bad call by umpire
- September 16, 2017

The quality of major league umpiring was back in the spotlight Friday at Wrigley Field , and the Cubs may end up paying for their objections to an inexplicable call by home plate ump Jordan Baker. In the fifth inning of a 1-1 game with playoff implications, Lackey threw a 2-2 breaking pitch to Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez that caught the outside corner of the strike zone. (more...)
Jerry Sandusky's Son Pleads Guilty to Child Sex Abuse Charges Jerry Sandusky's Son Pleads Guilty to Child Sex Abuse Charges
- September 16, 2017

His trial was scheduled to begin next week and could face up to 8 years in prison. Sandusky, one of six children adopted by the former Pennsylvania State University assistant football coach, was charged with soliciting naked photos from a 16-year-old girl in 2016. (more...)
Man United's Jose Mourinho unclear on severity of Paul Pogba injury Man United's Jose Mourinho unclear on severity of Paul Pogba injury
- September 16, 2017

A more definitive timeline of Pogba's expected return will likely be delivered to the media during Mourinho's pre-match press conference on Friday afternoon but all signs indicate that it will be a period of 4-6 weeks without United's record signing. (more...)
Canelo matches Golovkin as both weigh in at 160lbs Canelo matches Golovkin as both weigh in at 160lbs
- September 16, 2017

A historic fight. The biggest fight maybe in the middleweight division, like that. The first thing I thought about was if you remember Marvin Hagler and John "The Beast" Mugabi. Golovkin tipped the scales first at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday afternoon, weighing in right on the 160-pound middleweight limit. For me, it is interesting. (more...)
Drinkwater likely to be out until next month Drinkwater likely to be out until next month
- September 16, 2017

And star man Eden Hazard could be set to start after two appearances off the bench following his ankle injury. Conte said: "He had a muscular problem in his calf". I think it's very hard to see him before the worldwide break. " It's a pity because he was starting to work and to improve his physical condition and adapt to our idea of football". (more...)