Sport


Head of the Jets: We're not tanking, and you'll see that soon Head of the Jets: We're not tanking, and you'll see that soon
- September 20, 2017

The Jets are 0-2, meaning they are 15-19 with no playoff appearances under the Bowles-Maccagnan regime. Johnson said that line of thinking is wrong. QB INTRIGUE: What's next for Hackenberg after he lost out on the Jets' backup QB job? Woody, who is now the USA ambassador to the United Kingdom, will not be involved in any decisions about the Jets, Christopher said. (more...)
Bills' DT Marcell Dareus, among six not practicing on Wednesday Bills' DT Marcell Dareus, among six not practicing on Wednesday
- September 20, 2017

With Dareus, his status for Sunday is in doubt. Dareus' availability may be caused into question and coach McDermott admitted that there was some concern over whether the former Alabama star would take his place in the defensive line rotation. (more...)
Tanner Gentry: Let go by Bears Tanner Gentry: Let go by Bears
- September 20, 2017

His time on the active roster was short-lived, and the team is expected to bring him back on the practice squad if he once again clears waivers. Gentry had two catches and a penalty on special teams in his National Football League debut Sunday. (more...)
Liverpool FC the right place for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, says Jurgen Klopp Liverpool FC the right place for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, says Jurgen Klopp
- September 20, 2017

The England global is set to make his first start on Tuesday in the League Cup at Leicester . He'd go on to play the entire 90 minutes against the Foxes but couldn't prevent his new club from sinking to a 2-0 loss and his performance over the course of the night left Heskey rather perplexed. (more...)
Texans to sign CB Johnthan Banks Texans to sign CB Johnthan Banks
- September 20, 2017

Banks, the 2012 Thorpe Award Winner, was drafted in the 2nd round by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 2013 NFL Draft. Houston had two cornerbacks leave with injuries in Thursday night's 13-9 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals . He finished with 221 total tackles and 16 interceptions. Banks had stints with three teams previous year after the Bucs traded him to the Lions in November. (more...)
Ed Orgeron: Derrius Guice 'very questionable' for Saturday's game with Syracuse Ed Orgeron: Derrius Guice 'very questionable' for Saturday's game with Syracuse
- September 20, 2017

In 2016, when eventual first-round draft pick Leonard Fournette missed the Tigers' Week 5 game with an injury, Guice racked up 163 yards and 3 touchdowns on the ground. Lawrence was hailed as the Tigers' best defensive lineman during August practices before getting injured in the season-opening, 27-0 win over Brigham Young. (more...)
India agree three Tests in South Africa India agree three Tests in South Africa
- September 20, 2017

The release further stated, "The time constraints faced by India have forced us to reduce the Test matches to three while increasing white ball cricket to six ODIs and three T20I matches". Cricket South Africa and India have finally agreed on an itinerary for the 2017/18 summer, with three Test matches to be played between the two nations. (more...)
Kevin Durant Apologizes For Ripping Former Teammates Kevin Durant Apologizes For Ripping Former Teammates
- September 20, 2017

Twitter users noticed that Durant seemed to have intended on using an anonymous account. "His roster wasn't that good, it was just him and Russ (Russell Westbrook)". "I think it's a great way to engage with basketball fans". I do regret using my former coach's name and the former organization that I played for. "I apologize for that". (more...)
Jay-Z Declines Offer To Perform At Super Bowl Jay-Z Declines Offer To Perform At Super Bowl
- September 20, 2017

However, they did speculate that he could have declined in support of Colin Kaepernick, who got a shoutout from Jay-Z during a concert in NY last week. When it is time to announce her name we will do it. So we should be learning who will be the featured act any day now, and in addition to it not being Jay-Z, I think we can rule Taylor Swift out of the running as well. (more...)
College football player dies after neck injury sustained during game College football player dies after neck injury sustained during game
- September 20, 2017

We know you will join us in keeping of Robert and his family in your thoughts and prayers. "We both played a year ago as true freshmen and we always told each other we were going to make it", teammate Bryce Martinez told the Wichita Falls Times-Record News before Grays' death. (more...)
West Brom boss Pulis relieved to have retained Man City target Evans West Brom boss Pulis relieved to have retained Man City target Evans
- September 20, 2017

Aside from the trio of midfielders, the West Brom manager will have a full squad to choose from ahead of a fixture the 59-year-old knows will be a tough one due to the oppositions sheer strength in depth. "I spoke to him after the game and he still feels that he is not sharp and he is not as strong as he would like to be". The Carabao Cup will be the first opportunity for the English league clubs to lift the first piece of major silverware, and after Pep Guardiola's disappointing first ... (more...)
Chris Froome third as Tom Dumoulin wins World Championship time-trial title Chris Froome third as Tom Dumoulin wins World Championship time-trial title
- September 20, 2017

Many people believe the climb will nearly certainly rule out the more regular powerhouse racers against the clock leaving Froome, Giro d'Italia champion Tom Dumoulin, Australia's Rohan Dennis and Ilnur Zakarin of Russian Federation to battle for honours. (more...)
Jose Mourinho 'unrealistic' in suggesting top-four finish for Everton -Koeman Jose Mourinho 'unrealistic' in suggesting top-four finish for Everton -Koeman
- September 20, 2017

Jose Mourinho has praised the form of Nemanja Matic and Marouane Fellaini , claiming the two Manchester United midfielders are now playing the best football of their careers so far. The Red Devils have now gone unbeaten at home since their 2-1 defeat to Manchester City last September - they have played 33 games at home since then, and haven't lost a single one. (more...)
Blues' Steen injures hand, will miss rest of preseason Blues' Steen injures hand, will miss rest of preseason
- September 20, 2017

He broke into the National Hockey League during the 2005-06 campaign and made an immediate impact, playing in 75 games and scoring 18 goals while dishing out 27 assists over 1,322 total minutes of ice time. For now, it's a similar timetable as defenseman Jay Bouwmeester, who will be re-evaluated in three weeks with a fractured left ankle after taking a puck to his left foot in Sunday's scrimmage at the IceZone in Hazelwood. (more...)
Japan Open: Sindhu and Saina set up clashes with Okuhara and Marin Japan Open: Sindhu and Saina set up clashes with Okuhara and Marin
- September 20, 2017

Sindhu battled past Japanese Minatsu Mitani 12-21, 21-15, 21-17 in an hour and three minutes to set-up a second-round clash against reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan on Thursday. Prannoy will now take on the victor of the match between Chinese Taipei's Hsu Jen Hao and Hong Kong's Ng Ka Long Angus, seeded sixth. Sameer will meet Shi Yuqi of Japan on Thursday. (more...)
Jose Mourinho: 'I will take EFL Cup clash with Burton Albion seriously' Jose Mourinho: 'I will take EFL Cup clash with Burton Albion seriously'
- September 20, 2017

Mourinho is expected to make plenty of changes to his team as he looks to protect his key players ahead of their league trip to Southampton this weekend. As for the visitors, Nigel Clough's Burton Albion side have failed to win three of their last four games in all competitions against Sheffield Wednesday, Leeds United and Norwich City, scoring just three goals for their troubles. (more...)
Sri Lanka qualify for the 2019 World Cup at last Sri Lanka qualify for the 2019 World Cup at last
- September 20, 2017

Since 1975 to the last World Cup in 2015, a total of 20 nations have played the ICC World Cup at least once. The 24-year-old bowled just the single over in the ensuing Test - an upset victory at Headingley - and underwent testing at Loughborough University following the Windies' win. (more...)
Tim Krul joins Brighton from Newcastle on permanent deal Tim Krul joins Brighton from Newcastle on permanent deal
- September 20, 2017

Krul could be handed a Premier League debut against his old club Newcastle, who visit Brighton on Sunday. However, Krul's playing time at Newcastle declined over the past few seasons which resulted in him being sent on loan to Dutch clubs AFC Ajax and AZ Alkmaar. (more...)
Madrid dominate FIFPro World XI list Madrid dominate FIFPro World XI list
- September 20, 2017

The Spanish giant, which won both the La Liga and Champions League titles last season, also held the previous club record of having 12 players on the list in both 2014 and 2015. The final FIFA FIFPro World XI, which will be announced at The Best FIFA Football Awards in London on 23 October, will be made up of one goalkeeper, four defenders, three midfielders, and three forwards. (more...)
Ander Herrera Willing To Snub Barcelona For Manchester United
- September 20, 2017

When you play for the biggest club it is not so easy to play ever game, every minute. 'I never saw Matic playing so well. The Matt Busby player of the year was instrumental to United's success last term and will be key to their title hopes this season with United competing on all fronts. (more...)
Jake LaMotta dead: Real-life Raging Bull boxer dies aged 95 Jake LaMotta dead: Real-life Raging Bull boxer dies aged 95
- September 20, 2017

Boxing legend Jake LaMotta - the champ who was played by Robert De Niro in the movie " Raging Bull " - died Tuesday, TMZ has learned. Jake LaMotta in 2015. In one particular fight against Robinson dubbed the 1951 "Valentine's Day Massacre", LaMotta took an intense beating before the fight was stopped in the 13th round because LaMotta was unable to defend himself. (more...)
Koeman is under mounting pressure at Goodison Park Koeman is under mounting pressure at Goodison Park
- September 20, 2017

Koeman's side are now third from bottom in the Premier League table and have won only one game, conceding nine goals in their three successive league defeats. "Even though we conceded four goals, I think we were more solid as a team. We didn't score the goal and after a personal mistake it was 2-0", he said . (more...)
8-Year-Old Illinois Youth Football Team Kneels During National Anthem 8-Year-Old Illinois Youth Football Team Kneels During National Anthem
- September 20, 2017

Louis officer acquitted in a fatal shooting of a black driver and led to numerous protests. Organized demonstrations - some of which turned toward violence and vandalism in the evening hours - are continuing into a fourth day . "That's not what Orlando is all about". "The parents had a meeting and discussed it". Despite the outrage, Gooden insists that it was the children on his team who made the final decision to kneel. (more...)
Slick England give Mark Sampson a break Slick England give Mark Sampson a break
- September 20, 2017

Mark Sampson found himself at the centre of another controversy last night when England's thumping World Cup qualifying victory over Russian Federation was overshadowed by a row over how the team celebrated one of their goals . The allegations have resurfaced over the last week, however, after Spence gave a statement to back up Aluko's claims, while revealing that she had never been interviewed as part of the two investigations that cleared Sampson. (more...)
Arsenal told to build on Chelsea performance without Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez Arsenal told to build on Chelsea performance without Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez
- September 20, 2017

Sanchez missed out on a move to Manchester City over the summer, with a £60 million offer on the table as the deadline passed . Arsenal's Mesut Ozil has taken to Instagram to give fans an update on the knee injury that kept him out of Sunday's 0-0 draw against Chelsea . (more...)
Fellaini yet to pen new Manchester United deal Fellaini yet to pen new Manchester United deal
- September 20, 2017

Herrera is particularly grateful for Mourinho's management after he established himself as a key player and won the Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year award during a campaign in which he attained his first Spain cap. "I am a team player and I always say that and if the manager decides to keep me on the bench I will be ready". "My team mates make me a better player and I think I make them better players". (more...)
Jurgen Klopp: 'Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain relieved to leave Arsenal for Liverpool'
- September 20, 2017

The England global spent six years of his career at the North London outfit, but failed to establish himself as a first-team regular. Oxlade-Chamberlain made his first start for his new club in the 2-0 Carabao Cup loss against Leicester . (more...)
Memory Man Jimmy Magee Passes Away Memory Man Jimmy Magee Passes Away
- September 20, 2017

His broadcasting career also saw him provide commentary for over 200 worldwide football games, 30 European Cup finals, multiple Tour de France cycle races, World Athletic Championships and boxing. He was born in NY city and raised in Cooley, Co Louth. He also co-hosted the quiz show "Know Your Sport" on RTÉ Television alongside George Hamilton from 1987 to 1998. (more...)
Mourinho Favorite Refusing To Accept New Contract Offer Mourinho Favorite Refusing To Accept New Contract Offer
- September 20, 2017

The United manager intends to rest players again if his side progresses past Nigel Clough's Burton but he insists that he is taking the competition seriously, seven months after beating Southampton 3-2 at Wembley in last year's final. "He is just in a team where at this moment Matic and Fellaini are in the best form that I have ever seen them in". For Carrick and for Ander it is just patience because their time will arrive. (more...)
Predators name Roman Josi captain Predators name Roman Josi captain
- September 20, 2017

Josi received the "C" after the retirement of Mike Fisher. Ryan Ellis was also named associate captain, while Mattias Ekholm, Filip Forsberg and Ryan Johansen were all made alternates. Josi became the second Swiss player to be named as an National Hockey League captain after Mark Streit was named captain of the Islanders for the 2011 season. (more...)