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Mourinho keen to sort out new deals for key duo
- September 27, 2017

Mourinho wants his players fully focused on football as he aims to spearhead a sustained title challenge this season. The Independent claims that United want to secure deals for Fellaini and Rashford before the January transfer window opens. (more...)
Nike sides with National Football League players in Trump showdown Nike sides with National Football League players in Trump showdown
- September 27, 2017

But a number of them will continue to support Trump, and they'll still object to taking a knee during the national anthem. "Big progress being made-we all love our country!" After Trump denounced Curry, another National Basketball Association superstar, LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers, spoke out in support of Curry. (more...)
Morata is a polite player that could marry my daughter - Antonio Conte
- September 27, 2017

We expected Stoke to be weak at the back, and that is exactly what they were. Speaking after the game, Conte hailed the former Real Madrid man. "I think if you look at Costa, he was brilliant at it in terms of really taking it up to the edge, then stepping back, but affecting opposition teams". (more...)
Hicks robs Ramos of grand slam in return from DL Hicks robs Ramos of grand slam in return from DL
- September 27, 2017

He helped Montgomery by leaping in front of the 385-foot sign to rob Wilson Ramos of a grand slam. Hicks also drew three walks and lost his belt after stealing second base, but was lifted from the game after striking out in the sixth. He'll face Blake Snell in his return to the lineup. Tampa Bay's Evan Longoria needs one homer to reach 20 for the ninth time in his first 10 seasons and become the second third baseman in major-league history to accomplish that feat alongside Eddie Mathews (14 ... (more...)
Diego Costa completes Atletico Madrid move from Chelsea
- September 27, 2017

The Brazil born Spanish global also said that he now can not wait to play for Atletico Madrid again, having featured for the club from 2010 to 2014 and rising to stardom by leading the Spaniards to a sensational La Liga victory during his final season before a departure to Chelsea . (more...)
Lewis Hamilton admits considering retirement as he looks towards new projects Lewis Hamilton admits considering retirement as he looks towards new projects
- September 27, 2017

All will become much clearer next Sunday as Formula 1 competes for the Malaysian Grand Prix. "There's been talks about it and I definitely have thought about it", he told the presenter when asked about whether he was considering quitting the sport. (more...)
Chelsea captain Cahill: Morata loves it here. The Spanish lads crucial Chelsea captain Cahill: Morata loves it here. The Spanish lads crucial
- September 27, 2017

The 24-year-old has six goals in his first six appearances for the English champions. He is a very polite player - I like this - and I like his finishing. Chelsea have apparently told Hazard that they believe he can win the Ballon d'Or by staying in west London. In an already competitive race to be the division's top scorer, Morata joined Sergio Aguero and Romelu Lukaku on six goals from as many games. (more...)
Cleveland Indians vs. Minnesota Twins Cleveland Indians vs. Minnesota Twins
- September 27, 2017

Tomlin lasted 3 2/3 innings, allowing four earned runs on eight hits with three strikeouts. He is in line to start Sunday's regular season finale against Chicago. Minnesota cut its magic number to clinch the No. 2 wildcard spot in the American League to 1. Chisenhall hasn't appeared in a game since September 14 because of a strained right calf, the second time this season he has been sidelined by that injury. (more...)
Chargers RB Melvin Gordon says sore knee is fine Chargers RB Melvin Gordon says sore knee is fine
- September 27, 2017

Rookie coach Anthony Lynn said that Gordon does have a sore knee but thinks he'll be "just fine" moving forward, per team reporter Ricky Henne. Gordon was also the only player for the Bolts to hit pay dirt on Sunday and was a major bright spot for them on a day where quarterback Philip Rivers struggled mightily. (more...)
Packers sign tackle Ulrick John off Arizona practice squad Packers sign tackle Ulrick John off Arizona practice squad
- September 27, 2017

Foster, whom they signed after David Johnson was placed on injured reserve. Kyle Murphy started three games for right tackle Bryan Bulaga this season but won't be playing again for a while - and may not the rest of this season. Bulaga played in the Packers-Bengals game Sunday, but Murphy re-entered because of Bulaga's re-aggravation of the ankle problem. Bulaga departed after 47 snaps and was replaced by Justin McCray , who started in his place at Atlanta on September 17 - his first ... (more...)
Blue Jays hold off Red Sox in 6-4 win Blue Jays hold off Red Sox in 6-4 win
- September 27, 2017

Sale comes off of a 9-0 win at the Baltimore Orioles where he allowed three hits and struck out eleven over seven innings of work. NOTES: RF Mookie Betts (wrist), DH/INF Eduardo Nunez (knee) and 2B Dustin Pedroia (knee) were all missing from the Red Sox lineup and all were considered day-to-day. (more...)
Contestants on 'Jeopardy!' completely stumped by National Football League category Contestants on 'Jeopardy!' completely stumped by National Football League category
- September 27, 2017

It's a large bubble filled with millions of people, but still, within the context of the 300-plus million people in the US, there are plenty that have no idea what's happening in the world of sports or care. Most other questions were left unanswered in the category. Colorado Rockies?! Sounds like Anupama isn't much of a football or baseball fan. She should keep her head up high knowing that she wasn't totally wrong. (more...)
Baldwin & Bennett defend Seahawks national anthem protest
- September 27, 2017

Out of love for our country and in honor of the sacrifices made on our behalf, we unite to oppose those that would deny our most basic freedoms. Bennett did not sound angry or agitated about the President calling him a * a href="http://www.totalprosports.com/2017/09/22/donald-trump-blasts-nfl-anthem-kneelers-get-that-son-of-a-btch-off-the-field-video/" *"son of a bitch", nor did he retaliate with foul language of his own. (more...)
Judge hits 49th homer, tying McGwire's Major League Baseball rookie record Judge hits 49th homer, tying McGwire's Major League Baseball rookie record
- September 27, 2017

Embarrassed by the attention, he managed four short waves with his right hand before heading back to the bench just three seconds later. "It's getting fairly large with seven games to go", Yankees manager Joe Girardi told reporters of the deficit in the East. (more...)
Donald Trump praises NASCAR owners for stance on national anthem protests Donald Trump praises NASCAR owners for stance on national anthem protests
- September 27, 2017

President Donald Trump speaks with reporters before boarding Air Force One at Morristown Municipal airport, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Morristown, N.J. Kennedy . There were no African American drivers in yesterday's race, and according to recent polls, just 2% of NASCAR fans identify themselves as "African American". (more...)
Fowles grabs 17 boards, Lynx beat Sparks 70-68 Fowles grabs 17 boards, Lynx beat Sparks 70-68
- September 27, 2017

Rebekkah Brunson had an abysmal Game One and the Lynx will need her presence in the post if they plan to contend in the series. -Whalen, meanwhile, personally paid for 300 tickets to tonight's 7 p.m. Minnesota's Maya Moore sinks a jumper in the fourth quarter of Game 2 of a WNBA finals matchup between the Minnesota Lynx and the LA Sparks at Williams Arena in Minneapolis , Tuesday, Sept. (more...)
Dallas Cowboys 'take the knee' before the National Anthem Dallas Cowboys 'take the knee' before the National Anthem
- September 27, 2017

Super, I'm going to support that which is important to me as well because you know what? "It's called respect for our country". "The NFL has all sorts of rules and regulations". "Wouldn't you love to see one of these National Football League owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, 'Get that son of a bitch off the field right now, out, he's fired". (more...)
Donald Donald "The Bum" Trump vs. LeBron James
- September 27, 2017

Several Jaguars players kneel during American anthem. Mostly calling President Trump "that guy", Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James said , "the people run this country. Standing with locked arms is good, kneeling is not acceptable. Another notable protest was in Chicago where the Pittsburgh Steelers did not exit the locker room for the anthem besides former Army Ranger, Alejandro Villanueva. (more...)
Philadelphia Eagles bring back Kenjon Barner in wake of Sproles' injury Philadelphia Eagles bring back Kenjon Barner in wake of Sproles' injury
- September 27, 2017

The Philadelphia Eagles had to make a move at running back with Darren Sproles out for the season after breaking an arm, and also tearing an ACL against the New York Giants in Week 3. He also has 16 catches for an additional 71 yards. Eagles RBs LeGarrette Blount and Wendell Smallwood shared 1st-team reps in Thursday night's preseason game. (more...)
Carmelo Anthony to Thunder trade: Fantasy fallout Carmelo Anthony to Thunder trade: Fantasy fallout
- September 27, 2017

Obviously, with a lot of new changes, and I'm excited. Porzingis said he gained about five pounds in the offseason in an attempt to get stronger. "That's one thing I want to show". "You put us three together who all have something to prove still and we're going to be a special team". I still like him to retain top-50 value. Carmelo Anthony has finally escaped NY, and he's joining a pair of All-Stars in Oklahoma City. (more...)
LeBron James says plans to stay with Cavaliers haven't changed LeBron James says plans to stay with Cavaliers haven't changed
- September 27, 2017

Erik Spoelstra, Miami Heat, head coach: "I commend the Golden State Warriors for the decision they made". "We have the conservative side, Republicans who think all the protests are an anti-American protest, whereas people on the left feel it is just a protest against endemic racism in the country". (more...)
'Complete player' Morata has adapted to the Premier League, says Conte 'Complete player' Morata has adapted to the Premier League, says Conte
- September 27, 2017

That was the lesson we learnt from Chelsea's dismantling of Stoke on Saturday when one Alvaro Morato notched a hat-trick to continue his fine start to the season. This game and this week overall should prove good insight into whether Conte does actually trust his squad when it matters (and not just in easy games like Qarabag or Nottingham Forest). (more...)
Manchester City star named in European Team of the Week Manchester City star named in European Team of the Week
- September 27, 2017

A 4-0 win over Stoke at the weekend again established the title credentials of Antonio Conte's men and Irwin believes the Premier League champions remain strong contenders to retain the title. Manchester City looks to be on another level when it comes to attacking weapons right now. The Belgium worldwide was pivotal to Palace's Premier League survival last term, having scored 17 goals in all competitions for the Eagles . (more...)
Conte urges Morata to show Costa aggression Conte urges Morata to show Costa aggression
- September 27, 2017

Conte pointed out that the former Juventus man has a new situation to adjust to this season given, for all his obvious prowess, he has never been an undisputedly first-choice striker at club level before now. "Watching that, it reminded me of Torres, they're a similar type of build and they both burst past people". "For the most part I felt we picked ourselves up after the worst start possible and kept ourselves in the game up until about the 75-minute mark". (more...)
Antonio Conte: Antonio Conte: "We were in control"
- September 27, 2017

Stoke rallied, but Morata's late double put the result beyond all doubt, and Conte praised his side's gritty display. Alvaro Morata's scintillating start to his Premier League career continued on Saturday, with the Spaniard netting a superb hat-trick as Chelsea blitzed Stoke 4-0 at the Britannia. (more...)
Brendan Rodgers: 'Celtic, Anderlecht likely to vie for Europa League finish' Brendan Rodgers: 'Celtic, Anderlecht likely to vie for Europa League finish'
- September 27, 2017

Erik Sviatchenko and Eboue Kouassi remain out but Brussels-born defender Dedryck Boyata came through 90 minutes against Rangers after a recent injury. They have unsafe players like Patrick Roberts and the captain [Scott Brown], who has been with them for such a long time. The Hoops return to action after a convincing 2-0 victory at Ibrox on Saturday while the Belgian champions are seventh in their domestic league after coming from behind to win 2-1. (more...)
Alvaro Morata fires warning at Chelsea's Premier League rivals Alvaro Morata fires warning at Chelsea's Premier League rivals
- September 27, 2017

This is a game between two of the best teams in European football and as a result it is a very highly anticipated encounter. "This competition brings you to another level". Costa will wear No.18 at Atlético. Fabregas believes Costa will be a big miss for reigning Premier League champions Chelsea , with an unfortunate situation having done all sides few favours. (more...)
Dwyane Wade nearing commitment to sign with Cavaliers Dwyane Wade nearing commitment to sign with Cavaliers
- September 27, 2017

Unfortunately for those teams, they did not have Wade's old friend LeBron James to help them convince the star shooting guard. The Cavaliers could use Wade as their de facto point guard while Isaiah Thomas recovers from a hip injury he suffered in last season's playoffs that could sideline him for the start of the season. (more...)
Rivera, Richardson comment on national anthem protests Rivera, Richardson comment on national anthem protests
- September 27, 2017

Richardson and the players will remain private". Benjamin's left knee got bent backward after being dragged down from behind on the final play of the first quarter of Carolina's 34-13 loss to New Orleans on Sunday. "I think he was trying to find a way to do it the right way", Rivera said . "To me this doesn't have anything to do with disrespect to the military or first responders, I think this is about the rights and freedoms that people have and that people deserve", Rivera said. (more...)
Diego Costa delighted to finally seal Atletico Madrid return Diego Costa delighted to finally seal Atletico Madrid return
- September 27, 2017

Morata is now the joint-top scorer in the Premier League with six goals alongside Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku and Manchester City's Sergio Aguero after his hat-trick at the Bet 365 Stadium. "He is a very good friend and it will be nice to see him there". Simeone said he did not yet view Costa as an Atletico player and that he is only thinking about Saturday's game against Sevilla at the Wanda Metropolitano. (more...)