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Premier League top scorers: Lukaku, Morata, Aguero level as race hots up Premier League top scorers: Lukaku, Morata, Aguero level as race hots up
- September 25, 2017

Chelsea have claimed that hat-trick hero Alvaro Morata was grateful to fans for coming up with an acceptable new song in his honour. Mark Hughes is attempting to alter perceptions at Stoke City by moving the club away from the old image of long ball and overly physical tactics, but this defeat against Chelsea showed there is still a place for some of the more one-dimensional thinking. (more...)
Morata's hat-trick secures a comfortable win for Chelsea Morata's hat-trick secures a comfortable win for Chelsea
- September 25, 2017

Antonio Conte's side will face Pep Guardiola's team next week at the Stamford Bridge. Chelsea have claimed that hat-trick hero Alvaro Morata was grateful to fans for coming up with an acceptable new song in his honour. New signing Alvaro Morata notched a hat-trick, and Pedro also hit the net in the victory. Morata's red-hot form ensured Conte had no regrets over leaving Eden Hazard on the substitutes' bench. (more...)
Manchester United Sets Aside Large Budget to Land Paulo Dybala Manchester United Sets Aside Large Budget to Land Paulo Dybala
- September 25, 2017

Dybala has scored 12 goals in eight matches for Juve this season as he continues his rise towards elite level. Transfer handler Woodward has a good relationship with the Italian giants' general manager Beppe Marotta after the clubs negotiated successfully to bring Paul Pogba back to the Premier League in the summer of 2016. (more...)
Manchester clubs keep rolling, Chelsea keeps pace
- September 25, 2017

Scholes also said that it is still too early to judge and that United are yet to play any of the big sides. "[He scored] 20 Premier League goals last season, I think he should be looking to get 30 Premier League goals this year", the 47-year-old told Manchester Evening News . (more...)
Chargers announce sell out for Sunday's game vs. Chiefs Chargers announce sell out for Sunday's game vs. Chiefs
- September 25, 2017

Rivers threw three picks in the first half of the game, and the Chiefs never let the Chargers get into any sort of control. For the Chiefs, today's game is about putting their first AFC West opponent in a hard hole and winning a game that's predicted to be among the easier ones on the schedule to keep pace with their competition in the division and AFC. (more...)
How major New Hampshire wreck impacts playoffs How major New Hampshire wreck impacts playoffs
- September 25, 2017

It's been a great race track for us and a number of our drivers. Truex led 112 laps until his run ended in the accident, though he rallied to finish fifth. After assuming the lead on lap 150, Kyle Busch led nearly all of the remaining laps. The 20 (Joey Logano) was there for a little. Kyle Larson , who won the pole in July at New Hampshire, joins Busch on the front row. (more...)
Michael Bevan Wants to be Australia's ODI Batting Coach Michael Bevan Wants to be Australia's ODI Batting Coach
- September 25, 2017

Australia's last away ODI win, in fact, came against a lowly Ireland team in Benoni in 2016. "I am looking forward to see them to correct that". "The toughest thing about playing cricket is adjusting and adapting your skills. Australia suffered a major batting collapse in the second ODI at Eden Gardens, Kolkata as they lost 6 wickets for 62 runs and bundled out for 202 while chasing a target of 253, thanks to Kuldeep Yadav's hattrick spell. (more...)
Peter Sagan takes rainbow jersey with photo-finish win in Bergen Peter Sagan takes rainbow jersey with photo-finish win in Bergen
- September 25, 2017

Sagan had played down his prospects of achieving a historic victory in the build-up to the race, following a spell of illness, and he proved largely anonymous throughout the majority of the 267.5 kilometres. With 4.3km left Alaphilippe made what appeared to be a decisive burst, but he was eventually chased down. For the last 5km I said it's already done. (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association to allow players to wear poppies in end to stand-off Federation Internationale de Football Association to allow players to wear poppies in end to stand-off
- September 25, 2017

The annual stand-off between FIFA and the Home Nations' football teams about wearing poppies is set to end, as the world's governing body considers allowing a change to its current rules. England players are now expected to either wear armbands with a poppy on them or possibly have the poppy embroidered on their shirts in the same way as Premier League teams. (more...)
Packers players sit, lock arms during National Anthem Packers players sit, lock arms during National Anthem
- September 25, 2017

With the Green Bay Packers facing a third-and-9 at their 42-yard line in the second quarter, Lawson shoved aside left offensive tackle Kyle Murphy to sack quarterback Aaron Rodgers for an 8-yard loss for his first National Football League sack and second National Football League tackle. (more...)
Richard Sherman gets three penalties on one play Richard Sherman gets three penalties on one play
- September 25, 2017

Lewan, one of Tennessee's offensive lineman, rushed over to get in Sherman's face in response to the hit on his quarterback. The referee warned that another unsportsmanlike conduct on Sherman would get him ejected. Such penalties include, throwing a punch or forearm, using abusive or threatening language and using baiting or taunting act that engender ill will between teams. (more...)
Allegri stuzzica il Napoli: Allegri stuzzica il Napoli: "Non conta il gioco, conta chi vince"
- September 25, 2017

Il motivo è presto detto: la squadra di Sinisa Mihajlovic è nettamente cresciuta rispetto allo scorso anno e bazzica nelle posizioni alte della classifica, portando la gara di questa sera ad un livello più alto. Bisogna solo avere pazienza, il goal arriverà". "Poi ci sono tante partite qualche vola starà fuori lui, qualche volta Mandzukic o Dybala ", ha concluso Allegri . (more...)
Paul Pogba Decision on Hamstring Injury Surgery Reportedly Could Come Next Week Paul Pogba Decision on Hamstring Injury Surgery Reportedly Could Come Next Week
- September 25, 2017

However, although Neville admits that Pogba's absence will be a blow, he feels that Manchester United do have the quality in midfield to be able to cope with his absence. The Old Trafford club have reportedly been in touch with Sakari Orava - a muscle-repair specialist in Finland. Orava, who operated on Barcelona's £138m summer signing Ousmane Dembele on Tuesday, said: "The decision on surgery will be made next week". (more...)
We Were 100 Percent In Control Against Stoke - Antonio Conte We Were 100 Percent In Control Against Stoke - Antonio Conte
- September 25, 2017

Philippe Coutinho scored a brilliant first goal of the season and Jamie Vardy had a penalty saved as Liverpool survived a Leicester fightback to end their run of four games without a win. " Stoke are a really good team and very strong", he told BBC Sport afterwards. This is the first of three tough games in seven days. "We are in good shape". (more...)
State of economy likely to top agenda at BJP meet State of economy likely to top agenda at BJP meet
- September 25, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah will set the tone for the 2019 general elections at the party's extended national executive meet here on Monday, which will coincide with the 100th birth anniversary of party ideologue Deen Dayal Upadhyaya. (more...)
Pogba may undergo surgery on injured hamstring Pogba may undergo surgery on injured hamstring
- September 25, 2017

The France worldwide is now down with a hamstring injury and has missed his club's three matches against Everton, Burton Albion and Southampton with a decision on whether to operate on his injured hamstring to be made next week, according to Finnish surgeon Sakari Orava. (more...)
INVICTUS GAMES: Ganfield all set to go for glory INVICTUS GAMES: Ganfield all set to go for glory
- September 25, 2017

Team Canada's participation in the Games is made possible through the support of the Canadian Armed Forces' Soldier On Program, in partnership with Invictus Games Toronto 2017. "I think it's very exciting and I can't wait to actually perform in front of Canadians", Dupuis said. For numerous participating athletes, the Invictus Games go beyond medals. (more...)
Pogba likely to have surgery for hamstring injury
- September 25, 2017

And ESPN claim the lack of uncertainty surrounding Pogba's injury is because they are yet to decide if he needs surgery. The club have been in touch with Finnish muscle fix specialist, Sakari Orava, with a decision set to be made about whether or not surgery is required in the next few days. (more...)
Brighton vs Newcastle, Premier League Brighton vs Newcastle, Premier League
- September 25, 2017

Newcastle , meanwhile, slip down to ninth, courtesy of an inferior goal difference compared with Huddersfield and Burnley . It will be tough for us because it's the Premier League and we know every game will be tough for us, but at the same time, we have confidence we can get three points. (more...)
Pittsburgh Penguins will accept Donald Trump's invitation to White House Pittsburgh Penguins will accept Donald Trump's invitation to White House
- September 24, 2017

Mr. Trump took to Twitter Saturday morning to rescind the invitation: "Going to the White House is considered a great honor for a championship team. Stephen Curry is hesitating, therefore invitation is withdrawn!" "We believe there is nothing more American than our citizens having the right to express themselves freely on matters important to them", the statement continued. (more...)
Bosnian Damir Dzumhur wins 1st title in St. Petersburg Bosnian Damir Dzumhur wins 1st title in St. Petersburg
- September 24, 2017

St. Petersburg, where he was a finalist in 2012, is on an indoor hard-court. Fognini was tested by Bautista Agut but, after losing the opening set, rallied to earn a 2-6 7-6 (7) 7-5 (5) triumph in two and a half hours. "But I'm happy for my week and I'm happy for him because he's a good guy". Damir Dzumhur of Bosnia and Herzegovina holds his trophy after winning the the St. (more...)
Axar Patel replaces Jadeja for last two ODIs Axar Patel replaces Jadeja for last two ODIs
- September 24, 2017

Left-arm spinner Axar Patel , who was ruled out from the first three matches after spraining his left ankle during practice session, returned to the India squad for the last two one-day internationals (ODIs) against touring Australia after regaining his fitness. (more...)
North Korea quakes 'may be test aftershocks' North Korea quakes 'may be test aftershocks'
- September 24, 2017

Mount Paektu, an active volcano that last erupted in 946, straddles the North Korea-China border and is the highest mountain on the Korean Peninsula at a height of 9,003 feet. North Korea's ally and main trading partner. "It is truly terrifying if something goes wrong". Kim characterized Trump's speech to the world body as "unprecedented rude nonsense". (more...)
Floyd Mayweather Says He Has Yet To Cash Pacquiao, McGregor Fight Checks Floyd Mayweather Says He Has Yet To Cash Pacquiao, McGregor Fight Checks
- September 24, 2017

Despite coming to the conclusion that the ad didn't contain anything that was likely to cause serious or widespread offence, that advertising watchdog deemed that it did breach CAP Code rule 4.1 (Harm and Offence) and told Paddy Power to ensure they avoided causing serious offence on the grounds of race. (more...)
Andrew Luck could practice next week Andrew Luck could practice next week
- September 24, 2017

The Colts took Luck off the PUP list before Week 1, so the required minimum six-week absence had he remained on that list is not in play. "That is against the Tennessee Titans , when we could Andrew Luck for the first time which means he needs to start practicing soon". (more...)
Jets, acting owner Christopher Johnson stand for anthem, lock arms Jets, acting owner Christopher Johnson stand for anthem, lock arms
- September 24, 2017

Instead, the entire Jets team - including owner Christopher Johnson - stood on the sideline, arms locked together. On the other sideline, the Dolphins linked arms . Several teams had issued statements responding to the president's remarks, including Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who has acknowledged his friendship with Trump. (more...)
Pep Guardiola talks up importance of winger Leroy Sane Pep Guardiola talks up importance of winger Leroy Sane
- September 24, 2017

With the win, City continues to top the Premier League table with 16 points, just ahead of crosstown rival United based on goal differential. Guardiola said: "The record is going to be broken". And Christian Benteke, the club's only senior striker, hobbled off with what Hodgson said could be knee ligament damage. His first touch for the goal was brilliant. (more...)
Several Patriots Players Take Knee, Others Lock Arms During National Anthem Several Patriots Players Take Knee, Others Lock Arms During National Anthem
- September 24, 2017

The Patriots have a pair of options they like in LaAdrian Waddle and Cam Fleming, though both players had their share of difficulty with Texans pass-rushers in joint practices last month at The Greenbrier in West Virginia. Outside of that two-year spurt, they've never allowed more than 65 plays (4.1 per game) of at least 20 yards. "Our players are intelligent, thoughtful and care deeply about our community and I support their right to peacefully affect social change and raise awareness in a ... (more...)
Lions owner Martha Ford stands with players during anthem Lions owner Martha Ford stands with players during anthem
- September 24, 2017

On Friday night President Donald Trump sent a message to the NFL and its players, criticizing those that choose to protest during the national anthem prior to games. Safety Glover Quin stood for the anthem between the women, arm in arm. Quarterback Matthew Stafford was part of the chain of players, and appeared to be locking arms with cornerback Darius Slay. (more...)
Michael Bevan wants to be Australia's batting coach in ODIs Michael Bevan wants to be Australia's batting coach in ODIs
- September 24, 2017

Australia will be playing the third ODI in Indore and need to comeback hard in the series where they are 2-0 down. Addressing the concern of batting collapses, he said, "It's happening a bit too often for my liking, to be honest with you, in all forms of cricket. (more...)