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Pogba Names His Two Biggest Man Utd Role Models Pogba Names His Two Biggest Man Utd Role Models
- September 20, 2017

UNITED star Paul Pogba has been filmed DANCING around the club dressing room... despite being ruled out for four weeks through injury. "I'm still learning from Michael". The 28-year-old added, "It's going to be very hard, but the coach knows how to make up for that and we're going to help him come back stronger". Pogba has made six appearances for United this term in all competitions, scoring two goals and providing two assists. (more...)
Inter explain how they persuaded Perisic to snub United Inter explain how they persuaded Perisic to snub United
- September 20, 2017

Jose Mourinho had identified the Croatia global as his top wing target after hopes of signing Gareth Bale from Real Madrid faded. Despite United being heavily linked with a move away, Perisic stayed at the San Siro and Ausilio has revealed he never entertained a potential bid from Jose Mourinho's side. (more...)
Manchester United are reportedly set to move for Alexis Sanchez Manchester United are reportedly set to move for Alexis Sanchez
- September 20, 2017

Sanchez has been linked with a move to Manchester United when his contract expires at the end of the season, while Manchester City had a bid rejected for the Chile global during the transfer window. According to The Sun , the player's representatives sounded out United after speaking to their cross-town counterparts when it became apparent that Sanchez wanted to leave Arsenal and Mourinho has reportedly been quoted a £25m signing fee for the player. (more...)
Karim Benzema agrees to new contract with Real Madrid
- September 20, 2017

In a statement released by Madrid on Wednesday, the club revealed that the Frenchman will be paraded in front of the media at a press conference on Thursday afternoon. Expectations are always high and we always need to work hard to keep up to the highest levels. 'I'm a team leader, I have no reason to think about leaving. (more...)
Rain threat looms large as India look to continue momentum against Australia
- September 20, 2017

Smith will also play his 100th ODI match on Thursday and in the pre-match press conference shared his journey from being a bowler to the top-order batsman. Australia have been training indoors after coming here because of rain but Smith said lack of outdoor practice won't hamper the visitors much in the second ODI. (more...)
Rob Gronkowski groin injury not believed to be serious Rob Gronkowski groin injury not believed to be serious
- September 20, 2017

The Patriots' offense was dominant on Sunday, as they won by a score of 36 to 20. He walked to the sideline under his own power after being tackled by Vonn Bell and Marcus Williams . He called himself day to day. But today wasn't all fun and games, as later in the second half, Gronk had to come off the field with a groin injury . (more...)
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain sums up Liverpool's night with one horribly wayward pass Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain sums up Liverpool's night with one horribly wayward pass
- September 20, 2017

But it's about the long-term and we already can use him, that's good, but we want to prepare him also, that's all. The belief was that Jurgen Klopp would allow the 24-year-old to flourish, playing him in midfield rather than switching him across the pitch like Wenger did so often. (more...)
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin addresses not playing James Harrison Steelers coach Mike Tomlin addresses not playing James Harrison
- September 20, 2017

Chickillo being that hot hand. James will ready himself, and there will be a time in the season when we'll call on his services, and he'll deliver and deliver in a big way. Of Hilton's 10 total defensive tackles so far through two games, three have come against the run with the seven others coming after passes were completed. (more...)
Pelicans bringing back forward Cunningham Pelicans bringing back forward Cunningham
- September 20, 2017

New Orleans had only the veteran's minimum to offer for his services, just like Minnesota - making the rather obvious choice the more comfortable one after spending the last three seasons of his eight-year career in the Big Easy. The Pelicans signed him to a one-year, $2.3 million deal, the Vertical reported. This means the 30-year-old, who also had the Minnesota Timberwolves and Milwaukee Bucks in the mix, will stay with the Pelicans , the franchise he's been with the past three ... (more...)
Louis Cardinals activate pitcher Adam Wainwright from disabled list Louis Cardinals activate pitcher Adam Wainwright from disabled list
- September 20, 2017

Louis forced extra innings with a solo run in the eighth. Juan Nicasio (4-5) earned the victory after pitching 1 1/3 innings, allowing a run on two hits. By then, the Cardinals already had someone warming in their bullpen. Yadier Molina hit a three-run home run in the fourth, and DeJong followed with a solo shot to make up the Cardinals' five-run frame. (more...)
Latif Found Guilty of Spot-Fixing, Banned for Five Years Latif Found Guilty of Spot-Fixing, Banned for Five Years
- September 20, 2017

On August 29th, Pakistan batsman Sharjeel Khan was handed a five-year ban by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) anti-corruption tribunal in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) spot-fixing case in February this year. Four other players-Mohammad Irfan, Nasir Jamshed, Shahzaib Hasan and Mohammad Nawaz- are also under investigation by the PCB tribunal and have also been provisionally suspended. (more...)
FIFA Reportedly Launch Investigation into Chelsea over Youth Transfers FIFA Reportedly Launch Investigation into Chelsea over Youth Transfers
- September 20, 2017

The Daily Mail claim that Chelsea's case is not as serious as Atletico's, nor their city rivals Real Madrid , who were also banned from making transfers for a transfer window. Federation Internationale de Football Association also looked into the transfer of Bertrand Traore to Chelsea a year ago, but the Burkina Faso global was sold to Lyon. (more...)
Week 3 add/drops from waiver wire
- September 20, 2017

But if he gets good volume in Week 3, he'll be worth owning and starting until/if Olsen comes back. If you want your fantasy football questions such as waiver wire or start/sit questions asked LIVE on air at 6 pm ET on Tuesday then tweet me @MitchellRenz365 using the hashtag #AskMitchellLive . (more...)
India Beat Australia by 26 runs via Duckworth Lewis method India Beat Australia by 26 runs via Duckworth Lewis method
- September 20, 2017

On a pitch which Smith referred to as a "new ball wicket", the most telling spell came from Chahal. While Kerala's K.K. Jiyas helped them before the Chennai ODI, two local club bowlers-Ashutosh Shibram and Rupak Guha-provided some practice to the Aussie batsmen, here. (more...)
Rays lose to Cubs 2-1 in Joe Maddon's return to Trop Rays lose to Cubs 2-1 in Joe Maddon's return to Trop
- September 20, 2017

The two teams still have a four-game series left in St. Louis this season, but the recent sweep may have ended the Cardinals chances in the NL Central . He worked six innings allowing a pair of runs on just four hits while striking out six and walking one. Red Sox 1, Orioles 0 • Jackie Bradley Jr. scored the lone run on a wild pitch by Brad Brach in the 11th inning, and visiting Boston used six pitchers to silence the Baltimore bats. (more...)
Ander Herrera piles the pressure on Manchester City
- September 20, 2017

I think City clearly have an unbelievable squad, and when they play at their very best, they produce a level of football few can get close to. The Pep Guardiola effect seems to have taken hold on Manchester City . Things went from bad to worse for the Merseysiders in the 37th minute, after Sadio Mane lost a few studs on Ederson's mug and was summarily sent to the dressing room for an early shower. (more...)
Pedro Caixinha urges Rangers' players 'to relax more' Pedro Caixinha urges Rangers' players 'to relax more'
- September 20, 2017

Now, Rangers boss Caixinha has told the Daily Mail that he thought centre back McCrorie was "brilliant" against Partick Thistle, predicting that he will become one of the best centre backs in Rangers and Scotland history. "But I'm very pleased with the hard work of the boys". When the second goal doesn't come, they try too hard and maybe they rush the final pass. Alfredo Morelos and Daniel Candeias both missed chances when clear through on goal, then Thistle capitalised on the injuries ... (more...)
Gabriel Jesus in line for new Man City contract Gabriel Jesus in line for new Man City contract
- September 20, 2017

Gabriel Jesus will sign a new contract with Manchester City after revealing he wants to become a pivotal part of Pep Guardiola's plans. The Brazilian now earns £70,000 per week but, according to the Manchester Evening News and the Telegraph , he is in line for a much improved deal and will extend his current contract, which expires in 2021, for a further 12 months. (more...)
Man City ready to double salary of Kevin de Bruyne Man City ready to double salary of Kevin de Bruyne
- September 20, 2017

According to James Ducker of the Daily Telegraph , while the Belgium worldwide still has four years left on his current deal, City want to reward his tremendous recent form. Sources have told ESPN FC that De Bruyne is happy in Manchester and that a deal could be agreed before the end of the season. The former Atletico Madrid ace is now just two behind the club's all-time goalscoring record, held by Erik Brook since 1939, and De Bruyne has backed his teammate to continue netting at a ... (more...)
Toronto cruises past Royals — Blue Jays notebook Toronto cruises past Royals — Blue Jays notebook
- September 20, 2017

Barney, batting ninth in the lineup, hit a two-run homer to left in the sixth off Kansas City starter Ian Kennedy and added an RBI single in the seventh. Gordon's homer set a new Major League Baseball record. While Estrada's season-long numbers aren't particularly encouraging, he is 5-2 since the All-Star break with a 4.40 ERA. (more...)
Messi scores four as Barcelona hammer Eibar 6-1 Messi scores four as Barcelona hammer Eibar 6-1
- September 20, 2017

With Barca leading 3-1, Messi struck three more times to help the Catalans reach 15 points from five games, five clear of second-placed Sevilla, having played one match more. The Argentine launched a devastating second-half display to sink the visitors with further goals coming from Denis Suarez and Paulinho, while Sergi Enrich replied for the visitors. (more...)
Canterbury Bulldogs sack NRL coach Des Hasler Canterbury Bulldogs sack NRL coach Des Hasler
- September 20, 2017

Graham, who has been offloaded to St George Illawarra next season by the club to make salary cap space to allow for the arrival of Aaron Woods and Kieran Foran, said the decision came as a shock. Graham said Hasler didn't deserve to cop all the blame for a poor season where the club missed the finals for the first time since 2011. "I thought he should've been given the reins still". (more...)
BSF guns down two smugglers near Pakistan border BSF guns down two smugglers near Pakistan border
- September 20, 2017

As per latest reports, 4 kg heroin, one AK 47 rifle, 23 rounds (7.62 mm) AK magazine, four rounds of 9 mm pistol magazine and mobile phone with Pakistan SIM have been recovered from the slain intruders. DIG BSF J S Oberio said the BSF shot dead two Pakistani intruders when they ignored warnings and kept marching towards BSF troops aggressively. "Taking cover, the fire was appropriately retaliated and infiltrators were neutralised near the border fence", a Border Security Force (BSF) ... (more...)
Ex-England football captain to become boxer at 38 Ex-England football captain to become boxer at 38
- September 20, 2017

Previous forays into the sport from novices such as Flintoff and most recently Conor McGregor have been criticised by some boxing commentators. Ferdinand, who is just two months away from his 39th birthday, is an avid boxing fan and has regularly posted videos on his social media accounts showing him in boxing training. (more...)
Emma Stone struggled filming 'Battle of the Sexes' Emma Stone struggled filming 'Battle of the Sexes'
- September 20, 2017

Stone, who could now see herself up for another Oscar nomination 12 months after winning her first, is brilliant as King although some of her best scenes were the always excellent British actress Andrea Riseborough as her lover Marilyn Barnett. (more...)
Kick It Out asks Manchester United to ban racist Romelu Lukaku song Kick It Out asks Manchester United to ban racist Romelu Lukaku song
- September 20, 2017

That appearance off the bench at Arsenal was followed by a starting role in the home win against Crystal Palace in the Premier League finale, before McTominay was selected by Jose Mourinho for their pre-season tour. "We are going to enjoy having him here and try to keep him at the club for as long as possible", the Spain midfielder said. City scored six yesterday so every goal counts and we need to be up there early to kick on and improve. (more...)
Ben McAdoo could give up play calling as part of 'drastic' changes Ben McAdoo could give up play calling as part of 'drastic' changes
- September 20, 2017

After a disastrous 0-2 start that's included scoring only 13 points, head coach Ben McAdoo admitted on Tuesday that "drastic" changes could be coming, including him finally relinquishing play-calling duties. He gets singled out, but that's the way it is within this league. But again, the breakdowns are spread out. McAdoo actually did not sound open to any personnel changes at all. (more...)
Stanton's 55th HR helps beat Mets Stanton's 55th HR helps beat Mets
- September 20, 2017

Gavin Cecchini (three hits, two RBIs) and Dominic Smith (two hits, two RBIs) powered the Mets' offense during Saturday's win. The Marlins scored three off their old closer, A.J. Jose Reyes hit his 14th homer and went 4 for 5 to hike his average to.244. The Mets' veteran infielder is batting.423 in September with three home runs and 10 RBIs. (more...)
Paul Pogba talks up 'mentors' Michael Carrick and Paul Scholes Paul Pogba talks up 'mentors' Michael Carrick and Paul Scholes
- September 20, 2017

Even without playing, Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba still made headlines this weekend, as he revealed his club mentors- Michael Carrick and Paul Scholes. Pogba told the United programme, via Goal: "I've learned from Paul Scholes and Michael". He is an example for me and I always look at him in training. (more...)
The Parsons Green tube bomb suspect has been named
- September 20, 2017

At 08:20 BST on Friday a homemade bomb, which was transported in a Lidl bag, partially exploded in a Tube train at Parsons Green station, causing burns to a number of victims. Witnesses said police converged on the terrified Syrian native, who was heard repeatedly screaming, "I'm sorry, I'm sorry" as the contents of his bag scattered onto the footpath. (more...)