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Antonio Conte Urges His Players To Remain Disciplined Against Arsenal Antonio Conte Urges His Players To Remain Disciplined Against Arsenal
- September 18, 2017

Chelsea have scored in 23 successive Premier League games at Stamford Bridge with over half of these (12) seeing them score three or more goals. "At some stage I thought they would not play the game, because I can't see the police taking any risk". (more...)
Hamilton under pressure as Vettel claims pole in Singapore Hamilton under pressure as Vettel claims pole in Singapore
- September 18, 2017

First, the Briton was needed at the Paul Ricard circuit in the south of France for a Pirelli tyre test before heading to America for New York Fashion Week. No driver has more podium finishes in Singapore than Vettel, whose impressive streak at the night race includes three straight wins from 2011-13 during his run of four straight F1 titles with former team Red Bull . (more...)
'Very clever' Cologne fans had Wenger making plans
- September 18, 2017

In other matches, Villarreal beat Astana 3-1; Real Sociedad Rosenborg 4-0; Nice won 5-1 at Zulte-Waregem of Belgium; Lazio beat Vitesse Arnhem 3-2; Marseille beat Konyaspor 1-0 and Athletic Bilbao drew 0-0 at Hertha Berlin. I don't know. But certainly they had more people here than tickets so that was certainly the cause. But it took us 45 minutes and I think we are quite happy with the way it ended, but it took us a long time to get going here really. (more...)
Vettel to edge Hamilton in Singapore, say bookies Vettel to edge Hamilton in Singapore, say bookies
- September 18, 2017

Ricciardo had already crushed his lap record from a year ago by almost five seconds in the afternoon's first practice, and then went two seconds quicker in the second practice. Daniel Ricciardo admits he is targeting "a dominant weekend" at the Singapore Grand Prix after setting the fastest time in each of Friday's two practice sessions. (more...)
Snapped: Chelsea try out weird training techniques ahead of Arsenal clash Snapped: Chelsea try out weird training techniques ahead of Arsenal clash
- September 18, 2017

And in the FA Cup, Nigerian wingback Victor Moses got a red card in the 68th minutes for diving after initially picking a yellowcard in 57th minutes of the game. "I think Baka is a good player - he's 23 years old, don't forget this", Conte told reporters ahead of Sunday's crunch home clash against rivals Arsenal. (more...)
Wenger delighted with Arsenal character Wenger delighted with Arsenal character
- September 18, 2017

Chelsea should have taken the lead two minutes later when Pedro was played through on goal , however the winger failed to beat Petr Cech from close range. Wenger's side were savaged by former players and pundits after the 4-0 loss at Liverpool last month but showed far greater steel on Sunday and a point was the least they deserved. (more...)
All Blacks hammer Springboks in record win All Blacks hammer Springboks in record win
- September 18, 2017

We are hurting, the players are devastated but we just could not crack them. The Springboks were competitive for sustained periods of the match, something the All Blacks identified after the game despite the scoreline. It was just a case of the All Blacks punishing mistakes, something they are past masters at. "They started off a little nervously, but as the game went on they grew and grew". (more...)
Marshawn Lynch scores his first touchdown in almost 2 years
- September 18, 2017

And it all had to do with their new running back, former Seahawk Marshawn Lynch. Well, Oakland did not run the ball from the 2-yard-line. Flawless territory for Beast Mode to pound it in. With "Seattle!" it became fade to Crabtree. Today, in honor of the Oakland Raiders' first home game, Marshawn Lynch has placed Skittles vending machine all over Oakland , and the best part is that these Skittles are free! - Michael Gehlken (@GehlkenNFL) September 17, 2017Jump ball to @KingCrab15 ? ... (more...)
Morata reveals why he chose Chelsea over Manchester United Morata reveals why he chose Chelsea over Manchester United
- September 18, 2017

Morata joined Chelsea over the summer from Real Madrid . "How different to Diego Costa who, I always thought, was overrated and was obviously a right pain in the backside". Conte has utilised a 3-4-3 formation in the majority of his games as Chelsea boss, with his decision to sacrifice a defender from an orthodox four-man back line paying dividends as the Stamford Bridge side continue to rack up the goals due to their additional attacking options. (more...)
Aston Martin to become Red Bull title sponsor
- September 18, 2017

Red Bull has been linked to Volkswagen-owned brands Audi and Porsche in the past, with the latter acknowledging this month that it was considering a return to Grand Prix racing. ( Ferrari star and former Red Bull driver) Seb (Vettel) got to complete it - he is the only guy. But we will see. Adding to the intrigue of Ricciardo's future are comments he made last month where he expressed his frustration at not having a title-winning vehicle at his disposal. (more...)
Chelsea vs Arsenal: What we learnt from Liverpool defeat - Wenger Chelsea vs Arsenal: What we learnt from Liverpool defeat - Wenger
- September 18, 2017

Chelsea vs Arsenal will begin at 12:30pm GMT, 1:30pm local time and 6pm IST. The Gunners have had a shaky start to the season, but seem to have turned a corner since the global break as they comfortably dispatched Bournemouth in the league and showed some character as they came from a goal down to defeat FC Cologne 3-1 at the Emirates in the Europa League on Thursday. (more...)
Arsenal showed right mentality and 'could've won' against Chelsea, says Arsene Wenger Arsenal showed right mentality and 'could've won' against Chelsea, says Arsene Wenger
- September 18, 2017

Four minutes of injury time couldn't supply a victor, but Arsenal will be encouraged with their showing and the gritty point. First, he suffered a concussion and facial fractures after a pre-season collision with Gunners goalkeeper David Ospina in China. (more...)
Dybala fires hat-trick on 100th appearance Dybala fires hat-trick on 100th appearance
- September 17, 2017

Croat Nikola Kalinic scored his first two goals for AC Milan in a 2-1 win over Udinese . Inter Milan and Napoli also hold 100% records in the top flight after winning all four of their games this season. Dybala then added a third in the 63rd minute, floating in a superb free-kick from 22 yards to put the game out of Sassuolo's reach. Paulo Dybala could play his 100th game for Juventus , 49 goals so far. (more...)
MSU shoots into top 25 after blowout of LSU MSU shoots into top 25 after blowout of LSU
- September 17, 2017

Louisville (2-1) dropped from No. 14 to No. 19 after losing at home to Clemson. Oklahoma State (3-0) is ranked sixth with Washington (3-0) close behind. It is the highest MSU has been ranked since it finished the 2014 season No. 11. Mountain West Conference member San Diego State knocked Stanford out of the rankings with a 20-17 victory over the Cardinal. (more...)
Man Utd boss Mourinho: Premier League never been more hard to win
- September 17, 2017

Lukaku, who had been thought set to join champions Chelsea but made a decision to go to United for £75 million ($97.6 million, 82.5 million euros) instead, said he had meant no disrespect to the Everton fans in cupping his hand to his ear when he scored. (more...)
Big crowd expected at 32nd annual 'Terry Fox Run' in Kelowna Big crowd expected at 32nd annual 'Terry Fox Run' in Kelowna
- September 17, 2017

Droppo doesn't underestimate the critical role Terry Fox and his legacy have played in cancer research advancements. The annual run has raised more than $322,000 in Nanaimo over the past 27 years, including $25,000 last year, according to local Terry Fox Run organizer Kathleen Van Doorn. (more...)
Manchester Utd thrash Everton, Chelsea and Arsenal draw
- September 17, 2017

Chelsea are missing just one player, that being Danny Drinkwater thanks to his calf injury that will keep him out into October. As Chelsea's players were dragged out of position to compensate, Bellerin got free and whipped in a cross to Welbeck, who headed over. (more...)
India vs Australia 1st ODI 2017: IND to Opt Bat First
- September 17, 2017

While Rohit said that it was up to the individual to find the right way to manage his schedule, he was personally not for taking a break from playing.He had missed the bulk of India's home season previous year, including the Test series against England and Australia , with a thigh injury. (more...)
DeShone Kizer questionable to return vs. Ravens DeShone Kizer questionable to return vs. Ravens
- September 17, 2017

Kizer won the starting job during the preseason, after he beat out Brock Osweiler and Kevin Hogan , which ultimately led to the Browns releasing Osweiler. He played in four games in 2016, completing 14-of-26 passes for 104 yards and two interceptions. Kizer went 6-for-11 for 81 yards and rushed for 13 yards before exiting the game. (more...)
Double delight for Sunweb at Road World Championships Double delight for Sunweb at Road World Championships
- September 17, 2017

The first day of competition at the UCI Road World Championship in Bergen , Norway was a great one for both Sunweb , who won the men's and women's team time trials , and Canada, as Leah Kirchmann's earned gold while Karol-Ann Canuel's Boels-Dolmans outfit, winners a year ago, took silver. (more...)
Cleveland Cavaliers G Iman Shumpert on Kyrie Irving trade: Cleveland Cavaliers G Iman Shumpert on Kyrie Irving trade: "It's all business"
- September 17, 2017

Word broke in late July that Irving asked to be dealt, seeking to be the focal point of his own team rather than continuing to play alongside and in the shadow of LeBron James . The blockbuster trade that is sure to shake up the National Basketball Association once the upcoming season starts on October 17 was completed last Thursday. (more...)
Three injured as stand collapses in County Durham Three injured as stand collapses in County Durham
- September 17, 2017

From then on, England found it tough going as Windies' spinners came to the fore. Jos Buttler is eager to make England's Ashes squad and play in the "main thing" against Australia this winter. WIndies should win as they will attack with the powers of Gayle and other potential players. His opening partner Evin Lewis kept the tempo up smashing his way to 51 off 28 balls but he would chip Liam Plunkett to Joe Root at mid-off. (more...)
Atletico Madrid ace Griezmann proud to score victor at Wanda Metropolitano Atletico Madrid ace Griezmann proud to score victor at Wanda Metropolitano
- September 17, 2017

Griezmann scored after 61 minutes following good work from Angel Correa , although Atletico keeper Jan Oblak also had plenty to say on Saturday night which began and ended with celebrations to commemorate the first game in the 70,000 capacity stadium. (more...)
In Southern California to face Chargers, Dolphins have minds on Miami In Southern California to face Chargers, Dolphins have minds on Miami
- September 17, 2017

Even in a lame-duck situation previous year with fans understanding the team was likely headed to Los Angeles, the Chargers still averaged 57,204 fans in eight games at Qualcomm Stadium . Ingram is a veteran who can rush the passer with either speed or power. The Chargers allowed a potential game-tying field goal to be blocked in Denver, as well as two returns for more than 30 yards. (more...)
No pole but Red Bull confident of Singapore win No pole but Red Bull confident of Singapore win
- September 17, 2017

Red Bull Racing's pace from practice did not carry over to the race, and while Daniel Ricciardo looked set to be one of the favouries for the race win in Singapore , only managed to finish in second place, four seconds down on Hamilton despite a late Safety Car. (more...)
Jerry Jones stalling Roger Goodell's new contract as National Football League commish Jerry Jones stalling Roger Goodell's new contract as National Football League commish
- September 17, 2017

Though not one of the three owners who officially joined the three existing owners in May for the purposes of negotiating Commissioner Roger Goodell's extension, committee chairman Arthur Blank has allowed Jones to have a role and a voice in the process of hammering out Goodell's proposed new deal. (more...)
Singapore GP: Sebastian Vettel takes pole, Daniel Ricciardo third
- September 17, 2017

Championship leader Lewis Hamilton , who led Vettel by three points before the start, jumped into the lead from fifth place on the grid. Vettel continued with a damaged vehicle but then spun into the wall after turn three in an impact that removed the front wing and nose. (more...)
Chelsea's run of red cards leaves Conte bemused Chelsea's run of red cards leaves Conte bemused
- September 17, 2017

David Luiz was sent off with five minutes to go after a reckless challenge on Sead Kolasinac but the Gunners simply did not have enough time to make the man-advantage count. While Eden Hazard only being named on the Chelsea bench was largely expected, Wenger dropping Alexis Sanchez to the role of substitute was not. Arsenal's hearts were in their mouths when Hazard slalomed through and pulled the trigger but his fierce rising drive was well held by the perfectly-positioned Petr Cech. (more...)
Canada even with India at Davis Cup tie Canada even with India at Davis Cup tie
- September 17, 2017

The results: Canada 1 India 1 [Brayden Schnur lost to Ramkumar Ramanathan 7-5, 6-7 (4), 5-7, 5-7; Denis Shapovalov bt Yuki Bhambri 7-6 (2), 6-4, 6-7 (6), 4-6, 6-1]. The Indian -eight months older to his rival and ranked 154 -then saved three break points in the 10th game of the second set before taking it in the tiebreak. (more...)
Liverpool boss Klopp insists positives from Burnley draw
- September 17, 2017

Opponents don't need to do anything special to score against Liverpool and Burnley's goal was so easily avoidable. The result means that Burnley have now taken five points from away trips to Chelsea , Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool this season, having ended the previous campaign with the second-worst away record in the league. (more...)