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Chelsea's Antonio Conte: I miss Italy and I'll be home before long Chelsea's Antonio Conte: I miss Italy and I'll be home before long
- September 25, 2017

I miss Italy, that's a fact. "It is not in my mind to stay overseas for a long time". "Italy is my homeland, so once I have had some good experiences, formative experiences, important and life-changing experiences, I'll be back". "Six teams are in contention for the title and this year the battle will be harder still - the two Manchester clubs, Tottenham, Liverpool, Arsenal, it really is a great battle". (more...)
Who's the kicker who killed the Giants? A Bengals castoff Who's the kicker who killed the Giants? A Bengals castoff
- September 25, 2017

Elliott had missed a 52-yarder in the third quarter that was long enough but sailed wide left. "I had no idea what they were going to do", Elliott said after the game at Lincoln Financial Field. Head coach Ben McAdoo , another Giant who has never shied away from talking about titles , said he isn't anxious about losing his team after its hope to "put the fifth trophy in the case" was all but ruined. (more...)
North Carolina Basketball Will Not Visit the White House, Cites Scheduling Issues North Carolina Basketball Will Not Visit the White House, Cites Scheduling Issues
- September 25, 2017

When asked about the importance of playing the Big East Tournament in a big market like New York, Williams took a shot at Trump. Before and after beating Gonzaga in the championship game on April 3, Williams did not offer any commitments if the school would accept an invitation to visit Trump. (more...)
Trump's Comments About Anthem, Curry Inflame Sports Stars
- September 25, 2017

President Donald Trump denounced protests by NFL players and rescinded a White House invitation for National Basketball Association champion Stephen Curry in a two-day rant that targeted top professional athletes and brought swift condemnation Saturday from league executives and star players alike. (more...)
PV Sindhu nominated for Padma Bhushan award by Sports Ministry PV Sindhu nominated for Padma Bhushan award by Sports Ministry
- September 25, 2017

Sindhu also has established herself among the most marketable sports persons in the country. When you think of women badminton players, what's the first name that comes to your mind? Not too long ago, Sindhu clinched 2016 China Open Super Series Premier and India Open Super Series. (more...)
Aston Martin Red Bull Racing from 2018 Aston Martin Red Bull Racing from 2018
- September 25, 2017

Aside from providing sponsorship, this extended partnership between Aston Martin and Red Bull could yield a fascinating generation of Aston Martin road cars beyond the Valkyrie . By 2021, that could mean supplying the team's engines. The centre is expected to create 110 new jobs, as well as housing Aston Martin's design and engineering personnel responsible for future sports cars from the two companies. (more...)
Chris Sutton sends warning to Man United about Chelsea in title race Chris Sutton sends warning to Man United about Chelsea in title race
- September 25, 2017

Although United scored a 4th minute goal with a fine driven volley from the edge of the box from Antonio Valencia, they could not add to their lead until scoring 3 late goals in the last 10 minutes through Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Romelu Lukaku, and an Anthony Martial penalty. (more...)
Mark Cuban Wonders if Trump Can 'Take the Blowback' After NFL Comments Mark Cuban Wonders if Trump Can 'Take the Blowback' After NFL Comments
- September 25, 2017

Directing his ire at players and league officials in both the NFL and the NBA , Trump called the political protests disrespectful and argued (in all caps) that those who engage in them should be fired. Draymond Green, who has had his fair share of troubles with LeBron in the past, was asked about the King's comments on Twitter . Mbalula saw the drama on Twitter and chose to extend his invitation to Curry , since he could not secure Beyonce's performance during the 2010 World Cup. (more...)
Refs screw Von Miller on ridiculous personal foul Refs screw Von Miller on ridiculous personal foul
- September 25, 2017

The Broncos simply didn't play well enough to win against the Bills on Sunday. In a game full of head-scratching calls, plays and decisions, Von Miller's unsportsmanlike penalty in the fourth quarter took the cake. Taylor said he didn't feel slighted by Miller's gesture. "You are kind of screwing your defense". Nobody was open for Siemian late in the down on a second-and-23 play in the third quarter. (more...)
Man U join City at top of the EPL Man U join City at top of the EPL
- September 25, 2017

For United , who played 15 games in the Europa League last season en route to winning the trophy - 13 were played on a Thursday night - they are now in the positive scenario of being back in the Champions League, with Tuesday's victory over FC Basel at Old Trafford giving them five days to prepare for the visit of Everton on Sunday afternoon. (more...)
No. 4 Penn State to face road test at Iowa No. 4 Penn State to face road test at Iowa
- September 25, 2017

Penn State got the ball back with only 1:42 left on the clock, though they had two timeouts left. He figured the Hawkeyes would defend Penn State the way it had the entire game. Iowa's Akrum Wadley may be one of the country's more underrated tailbacks, possessing the type of patience and big-play ability that reminds a bit of Pittsburgh Steelers star Le'Veon Bell. (more...)
Von Miller Flagged for Pretending to Help Tyrod Taylor Von Miller Flagged for Pretending to Help Tyrod Taylor
- September 25, 2017

ORCHARD PARK - When the Buffalo Bills lined up against the Denver Broncos, two players stood out: Aqib Talib and Chris Harris Jr. Taylor was fortunate on his first touchdown pass, a 2-yarder that deflected off the hands of Zay Jones just inside the goal line, and ended up in Andre Holmes' hands in the back of the end zone. (more...)
Von Miller got called for the worst unsportsmanlike conduct penalty ever Von Miller got called for the worst unsportsmanlike conduct penalty ever
- September 25, 2017

On Sunday, the Bills totaled 75 yards on 33 tries. "... They took away the corners", Taylor said of the play, "and Charles is the last option". Despite not having a run over 20 yards, Taylor has managed to convert five first downs with his legs already. (more...)
Diego Costa to return to Atlético Madrid Diego Costa to return to Atlético Madrid
- September 25, 2017

Diego Costa's future has been one of uncertainty all summer but Chelsea and Atlético Madrid have at last agreed a deal to bring the 28-year-old Spain global back to the Wanda Metropolitano. The 28-year-old is out of the first-team picture at Stamford Bridge at the moment after failing to get a summer transfer back to Atletico Madrid, who remain keen to land him in January. (more...)
EPL: Alexis Sanchez must earn his place at Arsenal, says Arsene Wenger EPL: Alexis Sanchez must earn his place at Arsenal, says Arsene Wenger
- September 25, 2017

Gibbs had been at Arsenal since he was a teenager, but he joined the Baggies in a £5million deal this summer after becoming third-choice left-back when Sead Kolasinac signed on a free transfer. Asked if the former Barcelona player was central to his plans, Wenger said: "Not more than any other". 'When he arrived he was a left-winger. He wanted to play - he's 27, or 28. (more...)
Team India needs 294 to win ODI series against Australia Team India needs 294 to win ODI series against Australia
- September 25, 2017

That keeps the competition going among the 20-25 players that we have. Steve Smith and Co. will need to pull up their socks in the batting department, which lacked a spark in the first two matches. On the other hand, India are now on an eight-match winning run, and hold an upper hand at Indore, where the men-in-blue have a 100 percent winning record (won all four of their matches so far). (more...)
Vunipola to miss England's autumn internationals with knee injury Vunipola to miss England's autumn internationals with knee injury
- September 25, 2017

Vunipola missed four months last season with a knee injury and was late starting this campaign due to a shoulder problem that kept him out of the British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand during the summer. Harlequins No.8 Jack Clifford had earlier been called into England's training squad to take Vunipola's place. Vunipola told The Times recently that players may be forced to go on strike over plans to extend the Aviva Premiership season because the physical toll was pushing them ... (more...)
JD Martinez sends D-backs to walk-off win JD Martinez sends D-backs to walk-off win
- September 25, 2017

Fernando Rodney (5-4) pitched a flawless inning for the win. If the season ended Sunday, that matchup would be against the Colorado Rockies , but both the Brewers and Cardinals remain in the hunt for the second spot heading into the final week of the year. (more...)
Cuomo to travel to Puerto Rico on post-Hurricane Maria aid mission Cuomo to travel to Puerto Rico on post-Hurricane Maria aid mission
- September 25, 2017

Authorities described the ship as "a research vessel that the family was using as a recreational vessel". Flight service is even less certain to other parts of the Caribbean . A Red Cross appeal, boosted by the Department for International Development's (DfID) aid match scheme doubling all public United Kingdom donations, has seen more than £2 million raised so far. (more...)
Mourinho says one player has given United a new dimension
- September 25, 2017

The result ensured United equalled their best start to a Premier League campaign but left them second on 16 points from five games, behind leaders Manchester City on goal difference after their arch-rivals thrashed Crystal Palace 5-0. "I don't know", he said. United fizzled out in the second half as the Saints kept probing their defence and the home team's midfielder, Oriol Romeu, missed two good chances before substitute Ander Herrera blazed his shot over the bar at the other end. (more...)
Manchester City to offer Kevin De Bruyne new contract Manchester City to offer Kevin De Bruyne new contract
- September 25, 2017

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has warned that the Premier League title race will be more than just a two-horse race between Manchester United and Manchester City this season, stating his reigning champions and three others will ensure that there are six clubs fighting. (more...)
Leaked emails claim Liverpool told Barcelona to 'stop harassing Philippe Coutinho' Leaked emails claim Liverpool told Barcelona to 'stop harassing Philippe Coutinho'
- September 25, 2017

Liverpool remained strong throughout the transfer window, rejecting all three bids, and managed to hold on to Coutinho . Working in tandem with the whistleblowing website Football Leaks , which has previously exposed corruption within the sport, German newspaper Der Spiegel published correspondence between the two clubs. (more...)
Costa without attitude - Morata era dawns at Chelsea Costa without attitude - Morata era dawns at Chelsea
- September 25, 2017

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is delighted with summer signing Alvaro Morata's "polite" behaviour - describing the 24-year-old as the type of man you would allow "to marry your daughter" - but admits he would like to see the former Real Madrid and Juventus man embrace something of a nastier edge, reminiscent of recently departed Diego Costa with whom the Italian manager had a stormy relationship. (more...)
United register narrow win over Southampton
- September 25, 2017

The Belgian forward's sixth goal in as many league games proved decisive and ensured United remained level with Manchester City at the top of the table. His goalscoring prowess will be vital if United want to win titles. " Romelu Lukaku needs one chance and sticks it in the net and we are thankful to have him". (more...)
Atletico's Koke thrilled with return of Diego Costa Atletico's Koke thrilled with return of Diego Costa
- September 25, 2017

The 24-year-old was also able to shake a scoring monkey off his back against Stoke, as he found the target for the first time with his feet. Conte's stand-off with Costa had proved an unwelcome distraction this season after the Chelsea forward was told by the Italian that he was no longer part of his plans. (more...)
Colts, Browns seek 1st win Colts, Browns seek 1st win
- September 25, 2017

This year's roster has 33 players with less than two seasons of National Football League experience, a list that includes rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer , who has thrown one touchdown pass and four interceptions since beating out three veterans for the starting job. (more...)
USA flew B-1B bombers just off coast of North Korea USA flew B-1B bombers just off coast of North Korea
- September 25, 2017

This week saw a blistering war of words between Kim and Trump, with the USA leader using his maiden speech at the United Nations General Assembly to warn that Washington would "totally destroy" the North if America or its allies were threatened. (more...)
Bulls agree to 2-year deal with Mirotic Bulls agree to 2-year deal with Mirotic
- September 25, 2017

The second year of the deal is a team option, the Tribune's K.C. Johnson reported. Mirotic had until October 1 to agree to a deal, as the Bulls had placed a one-year qualifying offer on him for $7.2 million earlier this summer. He had a solid season in the 2016-17 campaign for Chicago, averaging 10.6 points and 5.5 rebounds per game while playing 24 minutes per contest. Unfortunate circumstances and injuries have played a part in Mirotic's inconsistencies, as he's played considerably better ... (more...)
Lynx lose squeaker in game one of finals Lynx lose squeaker in game one of finals
- September 25, 2017

There was no separation between the two teams. While the Lynx stood with their arms interlocked for the national anthem, the Sparks left the court. In terms of odds to win this first matchup of the five-game series, Odds Shark lists the home team as a four-point favorite on the spread. After Nneka Ogwumike split a pair of free throws, league MVP Sylvia Fowles answered. (more...)
LeBron James releases video clarifying tweet about President, Warriors visit LeBron James releases video clarifying tweet about President, Warriors visit
- September 25, 2017

LeBron James slammed Donald Trump after he withdrew Stephen Curry's invitation to the White House . During Golden State's Media Day, Curry said he would vote "no" when they meet as a group to decide whether the team will do the traditional champions' trip to Washington or not. (more...)

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