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Heavyweight title contender Ortiz fails drugs test Heavyweight title contender Ortiz fails drugs test
- September 29, 2017

Ortiz, nicknamed King Kong, was suspended after testing positive for Nandrolone in 2014, but returned to extend his ideal record to 27 victories. Wilder, meanwhile, will see his second significant fight fall through due to VADA's testing. (more...)
Redknapp: Kane can fulfill ambitions at Spurs Redknapp: Kane can fulfill ambitions at Spurs
- September 29, 2017

This despite Huddersfield Town's defence being fairly new to one another. Very impressively, Kane has also managed more goals than seven Premier League sides this year - including Southampton and Burnley. In our preview, we are backing an away win as our prediction . Tottenham were without Jan Vertonghen, Christian Eriksen and Dele Alli for the clash with APOEL, but all three should be available to face Huddersfield. (more...)
Major League Baseball notes: White Sox starter Carlos Rodon out six to eight months Major League Baseball notes: White Sox starter Carlos Rodon out six to eight months
- September 29, 2017

Rodon missed almost two months of the season with left biceps bursitis to open the year, and the Sox shut him down earlier this month when he felt discomfort while warming up for a start. The third overall pick in the 2014 draft is 20-21 with a 3.95 ERA as a major leaguer. Sep. There'll be no run in October for the White Sox despite making necessary moves in the offseason to restock the farm system with topflight prospects. (more...)
Harper sits, Nova hit, Doolittle blows save; Nats top Bucs Harper sits, Nova hit, Doolittle blows save; Nats top Bucs
- September 29, 2017

Louis Cardinals. De Aza, like Jackson, spent part of this year with Triple-A Syracuse in the Washington system. With one out, Max Moroff walked. "Leave it on the field". Jackson allowed two runs in six innings in what he said was an emotional outing because his grandmother recently died. Pittsburgh responded with two runs in the third as former Washington minor leaguer Christopher Bostick had an RBI double and Marte followed with an RBI single. (more...)
Saints QB Brees says team will kneel, then stand for anthem
- September 29, 2017

That follows the example set by the Dallas Cowboys on Monday Night Football. Brees and his teammates discussed how best to signify their unity regarding player protests, and to show respect for the national anthem and American flag. He said it was against "social inequality and police brutality". Before last Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers , 10 Saints players sat during the anthem as they joined a growing number of men around the National Football League who protested after ... (more...)
Morata full of praise for Hazard Morata full of praise for Hazard
- September 29, 2017

Morata's typically clever glancing header from Hazard's lovely cross gave Chelsea the opportunity to win the game in the fourth minute of added time when Michy Batshuayi prodded Marcos Alonso's cross in from close range. "It's (moving to England) always a hard challenge". Atletico are always fighting for the title. "It's a very important week before the global break and we need to give our best for these two matches". (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 Release Date Details Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 Release Date Details
- September 29, 2017

To pull it off, Hold L1 /LB flick the RS forward whilst holding it, then flick it right or left depending on which way you want the ball to go. A team by the name of Direct-Feed Games has posted a comparison video of the game in action on Nintendo Switch and Xbox One , as a comparison to see if there are that many stark differences between the two. (more...)
Pep Guardiola Takes Pop At Man Utd's Style Of Play Pep Guardiola Takes Pop At Man Utd's Style Of Play
- September 29, 2017

He went on to admit he "needs a trophy this season" and discussed how hard it can be to keep all his squad happy. Lineker replied: "I probably didn't control them". The result, a 6-0 drubbing, sent an ominous message to their Premier League title rivals. It would be great to have him here. "In Barcelona, I was not focused on the second ball". (more...)
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones kneels with players before national anthem in Arizona Cowboys owner Jerry Jones kneels with players before national anthem in Arizona
- September 29, 2017

The Cowboys players stood during the anthem. There were also a pair of national anthem singers on Sunday who took knees while performing. Attorney General Jeff Sessions weighed in, too, condemning National Football League players who exercised their freedom of expression by kneeling silently during the anthem. (more...)
Tony Bellew's rematch with David Haye confirmed Tony Bellew's rematch with David Haye confirmed
- September 29, 2017

But the pair are set to face off in a rematch on December 17, with WBC cruiserweight world champion Bellew vowing to end Haye's career. There was plenty of bad blood between the pair in the build-up to the first fight and now, with Haye fit again, the pair will have a rematch at the 02 Arena on December 17. (more...)
I would never pay for a seat in an F1 team: Verstappen I would never pay for a seat in an F1 team: Verstappen
- September 29, 2017

Although Vettel escaped further penalty at the hands of the stewards, Hamilton didn't miss a trick in scoring another psychological blow on his rival when he told the Jonathan Ross Saturday night chat show: "It is great to have seen some of the weaknesses come through this year and I'm grateful for this recent one". (more...)
Red Bull Racing in good form in Malaysia Red Bull Racing in good form in Malaysia
- September 29, 2017

The 28-year-old may have taken the plaudits on this occasion, but Ricciardo's team-mate Verstappen believes he personally is the man to beat at Red Bull. This weekend marks the final grand prix in Malaysia and Ricciardo says although it's not a circuit he has always loved, it will be missed. "He is very fast". (more...)
Seinfeld star, Julia Louis-Dreyfus announces cancer diagnosis Seinfeld star, Julia Louis-Dreyfus announces cancer diagnosis
- September 29, 2017

This marked her sixth year in a row winning the award for her performance in Veep , setting a record for the most times any actor has won an Emmy for the same role. Jill and I, and all of the Bidens, are with you, Julia'. The show will be finishing at the end of this current season but this decision has not been influenced by her diagnosis. (more...)
Kentucky's abortion law struck down by federal court Kentucky's abortion law struck down by federal court
- September 29, 2017

Lawyers for EMW Women's Surgical Center in Louisville said the law violates their doctors' First Amendment rights because it forces doctors "to deliver the state's ideological, anti-abortion message to their patients". The law was one of the first to pass the state Legislature earlier this year after voters elected a Republican majority in the House for the first time in almost a century. (more...)
England vs West Indies: Jason Mohammed to lead visitors for final ODI England vs West Indies: Jason Mohammed to lead visitors for final ODI
- September 29, 2017

Stokes was arrested in the early hours of Monday morning on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm on a night out following England's win in the third one-dayer in Bristol. You can also follow ball-by-ball commentary on CricketCountry's LIVE SCORECARD. West Indies will have new captain in the fifth and final ODI against England at the Rose Bowl stadium. (more...)
Wednesday's Twins-Indians game recap Wednesday's Twins-Indians game recap
- September 29, 2017

Next up, they'll host the Chicago White Sox on Friday starting at 7:10 p.m. None of those team's notched 100 victories in the regular season. "We need to keep winning because Houston is, and I'm not downplaying it because it's really cool", Francona said. (more...)
Astros clinch home field for ALDS Astros clinch home field for ALDS
- September 29, 2017

Yuli Gurriel and Cameron Maybin also drove in one run a piece for Houston. INDIANS 5, TWINS 2 Carlos Carrasco struck out 14, Jason Kipnis and Roberto Perez hit two-run homers and host Cleveland notched its 100th victory over understandably sluggish Minnesota, which clinched a wild-card berth earlier in the morning. (more...)
We won't sack 'talented' Montella for Ancelotti - Milan We won't sack 'talented' Montella for Ancelotti - Milan
- September 29, 2017

Milan, who were stunned by Sampdoria in the Serie A last week, were less than convincing in a 3-2 win against Rijeka in the Europa League on Thursday, having surrendered a two-goal lead. "I would like to thank Carlo for his cooperation". "Carlo is my friend and will remain so, but we had to make a professional decision on Bayern's behalf. (more...)
NRG Esports Announces New Overwatch League Roster and New Investors
- September 29, 2017

NRG Esports announced its full lineup of players who will be representing the team in Season 1 of the Overwatch League, and simultaneously announced the addition of three new investors in the company. Now, the minority owner of the Kings, Kevin Nagle, has joined the latest round. The team is excited to take the competition and bring home the title in the inaugural season of the Overwatch League. (more...)
CSA part ways with chief executive ahead of new T20 league CSA part ways with chief executive ahead of new T20 league
- September 29, 2017

In absence of Haroon Lorgat , Thabang Moroe is expected to take over as the CEO of the league. In 2015, his contract was extended until July 2019. According to CSA's latest financial statements, already R4.5 million had been spent on getting the T20GL up and running. (more...)
Arsenal warned as Inter president confirms interest in Ozil Arsenal warned as Inter president confirms interest in Ozil
- September 29, 2017

Ozil can start negotiating pre-contracts with clubs outside England from January next year, and has also been linked with a move to Manchester United with the midfielder said to be keen to reunite with Jose Mourinho , under whom he played at Real Madrid . (more...)
Birmingham City appoint Steve Cotterill as new manager Birmingham City appoint Steve Cotterill as new manager
- September 29, 2017

But after holding talks with the Blues hierarchy he decided against taking up the vacant role at St Andrews. Despite City's interest, Carsley has said that he will not apply for the manager's job, and if he is willing he will be asked to help Cotterill should he be appointed. (more...)
Former Champions League victor set for Oldham Athletic job? Former Champions League victor set for Oldham Athletic job?
- September 29, 2017

The north west club now sit second bottom of League One , a position that was not taken to kindly by the club's hierarchy resulting in the dismissal of boss John Sheridan last week. Oldham are now sitting second bottom of League One having lost seven of their opening nine games this season. In 2014, the 87-times capped Holland worldwide spent just four months in charge of former side Inter before his eventual sacking and replacement by Filippo Inzaghi. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton certain Sebastian Vettel will be stronger after Singapore
- September 29, 2017

Lewis Hamilton , the former three-time Formula One world champion, has rallied behind the National Football League (NFL) and its players for taking a collective stance against U.S. "We talked about what happened in Singapore and we moved on". And while both drivers have extensive experience of the title race, they have never found themselves in such direct competition for top honours. (more...)
Spurs' Harry Kane not yet like Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo - Pochettino Spurs' Harry Kane not yet like Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo - Pochettino
- September 29, 2017

And Ferdinand believes that Kane , 24, now deserves to be ranked alongside the Real Madrid star and five-time Ballon d'Or victor Messi. Pochettino also said that Kane should not be compared to Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona's Lionel Messi as the England worldwide was a completely different player. (more...)
England batsman James Vince admits Ashes call-up 'came from nowhere' England batsman James Vince admits Ashes call-up 'came from nowhere'
- September 29, 2017

National selector James Whitaker said of Vince's inclusion: "The selectors are backing him to make an impact on his recall to the Test squad". 'I guess it has come from nowhere really. "I've read stuff about Australia winning the series easily so it's nice to go out there and try and prove people wrong". I can't wait to get out there and get stuck in and hopefully have a good tour'. (more...)
Champions League: How Manchester United surprised CSKA Moscow - Mourinho Champions League: How Manchester United surprised CSKA Moscow - Mourinho
- September 29, 2017

We pressed them, we recovered and our counter attack was always strong and unsafe. This makes it three goals in two appearances in the Champions League this season . Anthony Martial's contribution also excited Mourinho as the Frenchman has really improved his game, adhering to coach's instructions. It is that sort of attitude that Mourinho wants to nurture as he guards against complacency, both at home and overseas. (more...)
Detroit Lions' Akeem Spence Says His Anthem Protest Cost His Father Work Detroit Lions' Akeem Spence Says His Anthem Protest Cost His Father Work
- September 29, 2017

Since kneeling during the anthem has come to the forefront over the past two seasons, multiple players have noted their loss of sponsors due to their decision to take a knee. The President of the United States lit a fire last week under an already ongoing argument about whether or not NFL players, or athletes in general, should be allowed to kneel during the national anthem. (more...)
That was not Bayern Munich - Rummenigge laments bitter loss That was not Bayern Munich - Rummenigge laments bitter loss
- September 29, 2017

I have to make choices, it's my job". "I thought a lot about what the best team to play was". "This has got draw written all over it for me", Nicol said on ESPN FC. Ancelotti said: "We didn't have the power to avoid their counter". Thanks to the good people at Statbunker , we've grabbed a list of the Champions League's hottest young gunslingers: the all-time top scorers by the age of 23. (more...)
Lloris: Kane Is Full Of Potential Lloris: Kane Is Full Of Potential
- September 29, 2017

Pochettino expects the England worldwide to keep on improving - which will be a chilling thought for defences across the continent. He is so young and can improve. When Ferdinand asks him who the best player in the world is, Henry immediately replies Lionel Messi , although he said that he also respected Cristiano Ronaldo immensely. (more...)