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Antonio Conte Hails Alvaro Morata After Hat-trick Against Stoke City Antonio Conte Hails Alvaro Morata After Hat-trick Against Stoke City
- September 25, 2017

He's exactly the difference that Chelsea needed from Diego Costa who himself personified in many ways what was wrong with the upstart Chelsea that the club now must leave behind to truly grow. The Brazilian-born forward will not be able to play for Atletico until January due to their transfer ban, but remains thrilled about the move to the Wanda Metropolitano . (more...)
Jim Harbaugh condemns knockout hit on QB Wilton Speight as 'egregious' Jim Harbaugh condemns knockout hit on QB Wilton Speight as 'egregious'
- September 25, 2017

He targeted the head. "[Speight] was on the ground, and he accelerated". Speight was sacked late in the first quarter of the game against Purdue on Saturday and never returned. MI doesn't play this week. Very small space for a training room that had nothing different. "People walking by, they're watching you dress. There's not even a private door around [the bathroom area]". (more...)
Brighton's Tomer Hemed charged over 'accidental' stamp on Newcastle's DeAndre Yedlin
- September 25, 2017

Brighton's Tomer Hemed scored the victor, and only goal, for the Seagulls this Sunday who secured a valuable six points against Newcastle that sees them just outside of the top 10. "I was unaware of it at the time, and I have just been shown it". It took a goal-line block by Rob Elliot to keep Newcastle in the game, the goalkeeper jutting out his right foot to divert the ball off the line after March slid in to meet Bruno's drilled cross from the right. (more...)
Donald Trump Fires Back at Steph Curry's Comments About White House Visit Donald Trump Fires Back at Steph Curry's Comments About White House Visit
- September 25, 2017

James tweeted . "So therefore ain't no invite". President Trump has taken on a pair of unlikely targets in the past 24 hours: professional basketball player Stephen Curry and professional football player Colin Kaepernick . White House visits are customary for teams following championship seasons. Without identifying Mr Kaepernick, Mr Trump aimed a Friday speech at a Huntsville, Alabama, rally at those players who have knelt for the anthem. (more...)
National Football League ratings strong early but fell off later National Football League ratings strong early but fell off later
- September 25, 2017

As of Monday morning, it's a mixed bad. That's also down from the first two games of the season, last week's Falcons vs. Packers game and September 10's Giants at Dallas game. The preliminary score, a low for this season, was down 11 percent from early scores the same night a year ago and 9 percent from the week before - albeit with a lopsided score that saw Oakland scoreless well into the second half and ultimately trounced 10-27. (more...)
Cavaliers targeting January for Isaiah Thomas debut Cavaliers targeting January for Isaiah Thomas debut
- September 25, 2017

Cleveland infamously shipped fellow point guard Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics in exchange for Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic, the Brooklyn Nets' 2018 first-round pick and the Celts' 2020 second-rounder. Bryan T. Kelly out of New York's Hospital for Special Surgery. While the Eastern Conference champions have been encouraged by Thomas' recovery, they will not rush him back. (more...)
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp discusses Quincy Promes: 'He's a very good player' Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp discusses Quincy Promes: 'He's a very good player'
- September 25, 2017

Senegal global Sadio Mané returns to the squad after serving a three-match domestic ban , while Joe Gomez is ruled out for suspension after receiving a red card against Sevilla. He will address the media in Moscow at 15:00 local time (13:00 BST) on Tuesday in the regular pre-match press conference. "We know of our problems, we know that we've been underperforming so far", he said. (more...)
Alejandro Villanueva's jersey becomes an overnight best-seller after he stands for anthem Alejandro Villanueva's jersey becomes an overnight best-seller after he stands for anthem
- September 25, 2017

Alejandro Villanueva stepped out of the tunnel and into the light while his Pittsburgh Steelers teammates waited for the national anthem to be played Sunday. "This guy served our country, and we thank him for it", Heyward said when asked about it after the game". "But, I guess we weren't". Villanueva, a former Army Ranger who served three tours in Afghanistan, said he understands why players are protesting racial inequality, but believes using the national anthem to do so is inappropriate. (more...)
Brady Says He Disagrees With Trump's 'Divisive' Comments Brady Says He Disagrees With Trump's 'Divisive' Comments
- September 25, 2017

Their show of solidarity came after Trump , who bragged about Brady's support on the campaign trail, went after players who kneel during the national anthem. A photo of Donald Trump's " Make America Great Again " hat in Brady's locker in 2015 mired the quarterback in controversy over who he supported in the 2016 election. (more...)
Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik out for four months after knee surgery Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik out for four months after knee surgery
- September 25, 2017

The 23-year-old, capped 36 times by his country, suffered a cruciate ligament injury to his left knee last year which sidelined him for four months. Listen to the latest episode and subscribe to the podcast on Deezer and iTunes . The injury he sustained previous year was while on global duty with Poland, and it resulted in coach Maurizio Sarri utilising Dries Mertens in a central role as a false 9. (more...)
Chelsea won't rush Eden Hazard back, says Antonio Conte Chelsea won't rush Eden Hazard back, says Antonio Conte
- September 25, 2017

A really good performnace. We are rotating and the answer from my players is positive. "I think we have to be focused at what we do and not others". The Belgium playmaker made his third Premier League substitute appearance of the season at Stoke, following his recovery from a broken ankle, having completed 90 minutes in the 5-1 EFL Cup win over Nottingham Forest. (more...)
PSG offer Cavani €1m a year... to let Neymar take the penalties PSG offer Cavani €1m a year... to let Neymar take the penalties
- September 25, 2017

PSG have offered Edinson Cavani a huge bonus in order to persuade him to stop taking penalties, and leave them for Neymar . Edinson Cavani's discontent is understood to be shared by other members of the PSG squad . His course sowed discouragement. Does he think he is Messi?' Neymar cost €222 million this summer, and began life in Paris well before getting into this spat with Cavani, who has since been linked to a departure, with the likes of Milan interested in the former Napoli man. (more...)
Eagles concerned that Darren Sproles broke arm; MRI scheduled Eagles concerned that Darren Sproles broke arm; MRI scheduled
- September 25, 2017

The 34-year-old contemplated retiring in the past, and the latest injuries could spell the end to an fantastic National Football League career. They lost Fletcher Cox and Jordan Hicks in the second quarter, but perhaps the biggest loss came on offense. (more...)
Fernandinho expects tough test against former club Shakhtar Donetsk Fernandinho expects tough test against former club Shakhtar Donetsk
- September 25, 2017

Guardiola said of Mendy: "We are going to give him a test to see if he is able to play". "Now we are creating so many - and this year we are scoring them". Better value, though, could lie in backing Guardiola's team to win by at least three clear goals could represent best value for punters; the 11/10 (2 .10) selection would have landed in four of the last five matches that Guardiola's team have won in all competitions. (more...)
Romelu Lukaku And Mino Raiola Want Manchester United Fans To Stop Chant
- September 25, 2017

Saturday's 1-0 defeat to United means Southampton have already lost 11 top-flight matches in 2017 - as many as they did in the whole of 2016 - and have failed to score in eight of their last nine Premier League matches on home turf. The club posted on social media ahead of Wednesday's Carabao Cup match against Burton that "action will be taken against any offensive behaviour", reminding supporters of the club's commitment to inclusivity. (more...)
Michael Jordan Issues Statement on Trump Comments
- September 25, 2017

Trump's outburst drew a stinging response from across the National Basketball Association, with Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James among the first to weigh in. Trump's tweets were laughed at by American celebrities such as Chrissy Teigen and LeBron James, to name a few. After a week dealing with weighty worldwide issues at the United Nations General Assembly, Trump seemed to relish the moment, which he started with comments at a rally Friday night and continued on Twitter throughout ... (more...)
Broncos' Trevor Siemian knows where he went wrong in loss to Bills Broncos' Trevor Siemian knows where he went wrong in loss to Bills
- September 25, 2017

You know, us Americans, we are together". On Sunday, players throughout the league made strong comments denouncing Trump's speech Friday at a rally in Alabama, including Denver Broncos star Von Miller . Earlier in the week head coach Vance Joseph said there were no such things as "trap games" in the NFL. The two 50-plus yard kicks set a Buffalo Bills record as he is the only kicker to make two 53-plus yard field goals in a single game. (more...)
Trump Rescinds Curry's Invite to White House
- September 25, 2017

It's unclear if Trump's tweet referred to just Curry not being invited or if the President meant the entire Warriors team was not welcome. Donald Trump says that National Basketball Association star Steph Curry shouldn't show up to the White House . (more...)
Lukaku strikes as Man Utd win at Southampton
- September 25, 2017

Jose Mourinho is likely to make big changes to his Manchester United side for the trip to Southampton . The fans followed that up with a different Lukaku song that avoided all racist connotations and simply championed 'Manchester United's number nine'. (more...)
Robbie Savage predicts where Man United, Man City will finish this season Robbie Savage predicts where Man United, Man City will finish this season
- September 25, 2017

There's some tricky-looking away fixtures for Chelsea , Liverpool, Manchester United and Tottenham this weekend. Elsewhere, Roy Hodgson's Crystal Palace have a daunting trip to Manchester City and Arsenal host West Brom on Monday evening. (more...)
Imran Khan gambles to collect funds for PTI: Marriyum Aurangzeb Imran Khan gambles to collect funds for PTI: Marriyum Aurangzeb
- September 25, 2017

Geo News reported the electoral body would announce its verdict after reviewing Khan's response on September 27. One of the founding members of PTI and dissident Akbar S. In a statement on Monday, she said that PTI Chief is working on the agenda of disrespecting and disregarding national institutions. Khan argued that the matter should have been settled after the submission of apology. (more...)
Confirmed: Attacker Returns As Liverpool Announce 21-Man Squad For Moscow Trip Confirmed: Attacker Returns As Liverpool Announce 21-Man Squad For Moscow Trip
- September 25, 2017

Long-term absentees Nathaniel Clyne and Adam Lallana also stayed at home but centre backs Joel Matip and Dejan Lovren are included after playing in Saturday's 3-2 Premier League win over Leicester City with no problems. The Reds kicked off their Group E campaign with a 2-2 draw against Sevilla at Anfield, and will need at least a draw in Moscow to keep their qualification plans on track. (more...)
Hurricane Maria moves north; Lee still far from land Hurricane Maria moves north; Lee still far from land
- September 25, 2017

Given such an offshore track, some of Maria's more significant rains and winds may clip North Carolina's Cape Lookout and Cape Hatteras Seashores. but significant rains and winds are unlikely for the Cape Fear Region. It's that high pressure that's bringing the unusual, summer-like warmth to much of the central and eastern U.S. Mr Powell added: "Warm air means 20C or 21C highs until Wednesday". (more...)
Aldi profits drop for 3rd consecutive year despite sales increase Aldi profits drop for 3rd consecutive year despite sales increase
- September 25, 2017

The supermarket onslaught continues however, as the firm outlined plans for 70 new supermarkets for 2018 amid its efforts to hit 1,000 by 2022. The latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel reveal that Aldi is now the fifth-biggest supermarket in the United Kingdom, with 7% market share, however, it saw sales rise by 15.6% in the most recent period. (more...)
Ruud van Nistelrooy left for Real Madrid after Cristiano Ronaldo bust-up Ruud van Nistelrooy left for Real Madrid after Cristiano Ronaldo bust-up
- September 25, 2017

A new set of diaries published by Alistair Campbell, former head of communications for ex- UK Prime Minister Tony Blair and longtime confidante of ex-Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has thrown a whole new light on Ruud van Nistelrooy's rather controversial exit of the Old Trafford club. (more...)
Raiders punter heads to White House to protest Trump comments Raiders punter heads to White House to protest Trump comments
- September 25, 2017

On Saturday morning, he turned his attention to basketball, tweeting about the Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry . LeBron James' tweet, telling Trump, "U Bum, @StephenCurry30 already said he ain't going!" "He (Trump) was going to break up with us before we could break up with him". (more...)
Man City set 59-year first with Crystal Palace demolition Man City set 59-year first with Crystal Palace demolition
- September 25, 2017

Aguero and Lukaku were on the scoresheet, too, as Manchester City and Manchester United won but stayed unbeaten by different paths. Crystal Palace clearly knew what to expect from Manchester City but still found it hard to keep them out. (more...)
Mourinho Defends Man United Performance Vs Southampton, Praises Lukaku
- September 25, 2017

Craig (Pawson) told me to leave, and I left". Manchester United's fans defied the club's orders as they continued today to sing the controversial chant about striker Romelu Lukaku's manhood. Southampton failed to score at home for the ninth time in 11 matches at St Mary's. In the opening weeks of the season, Manchester United have produced entertaining football which has produced plenty of goals. (more...)
Kohli Eyes Dhoni's Captaincy Record in Third ODI Kohli Eyes Dhoni's Captaincy Record in Third ODI
- September 25, 2017

Cummins hasn't been the only quick to impress, with Nathan Coulter-Nile's first two global appearances for more than a year yielding six wickets. India lost another wicket soon. He bowled them with a cooler Nile. The swing master Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah have made the Australian top-order look ordinary while the wrist spin duo of Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal has made the Kangaroos dance to their tunes. (more...)
Antonio Conte reacts to Alvaro Morata's display for Chelsea at Stoke Antonio Conte reacts to Alvaro Morata's display for Chelsea at Stoke
- September 25, 2017

STOKE - Antonio Conte praised Alvaro Morata for rising to the physical challenge of the Premier League after the striker scored his first Chelsea hat trick in a 4-0 rout of Stoke City . He is a very good friend of mine. The 24-year-old has showed that he has had no problems in adapting to the rigours of the Premier League after he helped to lift Chelsea up into third place in the Premier League table. (more...)

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