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Antonio Brown missed meetings, film on Monday Antonio Brown missed meetings, film on Monday
- September 18, 2018

The Steelers (0-1-1) will look for their first win of the season Sunday against the surprising 2-0 Tampa Bay Bucs. Surely, Brown's absence on Monday will not fuel even more speculation about divides within the team's locker room. That's player relations. I'm not getting into what happens in that gray atmosphere out there among people where there is very little accountability and things of that nature. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo admits to feeling 'tense' about Juventus start
- September 18, 2018

Following Cristiano Ronaldo's move away from Real Madrid over the summer, the La Liga giants have been left wondering how they would cope without their star talisman, especially since there was no replacement brought in. 'I just said, "Keep your head up",' Bale said. "Now they play more as a team". "Now it's a bit more hard than it was before - before it was complicated but focused a lot on Cristiano, and now it's a bit more risky, at least [in terms of] how I see football and my ... (more...)
PSV's Mark van Bommel: Lionel Messi is still the best PSV's Mark van Bommel: Lionel Messi is still the best
- September 18, 2018

Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously had reported that Jose Mourinho is keen to secure the signature of the former Pachuca winger Hirving Lozano who had a good outing at the World Cup with Mexico. "He is the best player in the world, (the best) in the history of the game". One thing is for sure, the race and drama over who will get Messi's shirt promises to be must-see TV! "I always want to play to help, but I couldn't last season". (more...)
Three takeaways from the Bears' win over Seahawks Three takeaways from the Bears' win over Seahawks
- September 18, 2018

Across Chicagoland, Bears fans could fall asleep and wake up with a not-so-familiar feeling. In the meantime, while Mitchell Trubisky continues to experience growing pains, as he did on Monday Night Football , the Bears will need their defense to flash Urlacher skill, Urlacher tenacity and Urlacher speed. (more...)
Roberto Firmino is a doubt for Liverpool's Champions League opener Roberto Firmino is a doubt for Liverpool's Champions League opener
- September 18, 2018

The Reds have made a promising start to the Premier League season following five successive victories to keep pace with Chelsea FC. Tottenham have the quality to strike back-that's what they did. What is sure is that he will play, but in which role, I will not tell! They played with a full squad, a full everything. "Now we have to prove that and do it again and again". (more...)
Leonard Fournette declares himself a Leonard Fournette declares himself a "game-time decision"
- September 18, 2018

The Jaguars receiving core led by Dede Westbrook might struggle again because of running back Leonard Fournette being unable to play. According to Brady, the Jaguars are "as good as any defense we'll face all year". "So, the Jacksonville Jaguars have a solid team don't get me wrong, but I think the Patriots are going to have their way with them". Ramsey, a third-year corner for the Jaguars, has called Gronkowski overrated and said the two-time Super Bowl champion has had problems in ... (more...)
Mike Zimmer Takes Ruthless Shot at Former Kicker After Vikings Cut Him Mike Zimmer Takes Ruthless Shot at Former Kicker After Vikings Cut Him
- September 18, 2018

That sealed his fate, and when asked about Carlson's release, Zimmer was pretty blunt in his assessment. Zimmer: " Did you see the game? ". Dr. John Tauer, a sports psychologist at the University of St. The Browns changed kickers after Gonzalez's performance and signed rookie kicker Greg Joseph. Although he hasn't played one snap this season, the veteran had tons of success with the Cowboys. (more...)
Tuchel: Bayern Munich approach arrived too late, says PSG boss Tuchel: Bayern Munich approach arrived too late, says PSG boss
- September 18, 2018

Etienne in a bid to have the Brazilian at his very best after a taxing global break. "I know 10", Tuchel said to Canal + Sport when asked about his selection plans for the trip to Anfield. With PSG goalkeeper Alphonse Areola, preferred to Gianluigi Buffon and fresh from winning his first two senior caps for France, a virtual spectator, the hosts went on to add two more goals late on. (more...)
Pochettino not anxious by Spurs slump Pochettino not anxious by Spurs slump
- September 18, 2018

So now we have to prove that and do it again and again and again, and see if we can do so. "It's still early, five games". Adding to the good news was confirmation Firmino's eye injury is not as serious as initially feared - an examination revealed an abrasion without lasting damage - and the Brazilian is in contention to face Paris Saint-Germain tomorrow. (more...)
Patriots Acquire Josh Gordon For 5th Round Pick Patriots Acquire Josh Gordon For 5th Round Pick
- September 18, 2018

Josh Gordon could be staying in the AFC following his departure from Cleveland after all. Gordon has loads of talent, and at just 27 years old, should still have plenty in the tank in New England. Availability has been Gordon's biggest issue, with the receiver missing all of 2015 and 2016 due to suspension and returning for the final five games of 2017. (more...)
Vontae Davis: Buffalo Bills cornerback retires at half-time of National Football League match Vontae Davis: Buffalo Bills cornerback retires at half-time of National Football League match
- September 18, 2018

The players playing badly on the field is one thing, but players deciding to switch careers mid-game is another level of dysfunction. "Pulled himself out of the game". Buffalo were trailing 28-6 at half-time, although they partially recovered - sans Davis - to earn a more respectable 31-20 defeat. I meant no disrespect to my teammates and coaches. (more...)
Browns trying out kickers after New Orleans nightmare Browns trying out kickers after New Orleans nightmare
- September 17, 2018

The Browns could have a new kicker in place. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Gonzalez has been kicking with a groin injury that requires an MRI. After running back Carlos Hyde rushed for a one-yard touchdown, the Browns led the Saints by a 12-3 count with 6:43 to play in the third quarter. Even if he makes one field goal. (more...)
Tottenham Hotspur without Dele Alli and Hugo Lloris against Liverpool Tottenham Hotspur without Dele Alli and Hugo Lloris against Liverpool
- September 17, 2018

He's a man. But I think the most important thing is everyone can make a mistake. But Pochettino, whose side take on Liverpool at Wembley on Saturday in the league, believes any suggestions that Kane is suffering from exhaustion are misguided. (more...)
Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo relieved to score first goals since move Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo relieved to score first goals since move
- September 17, 2018

His first goal came after Sassuolo defender Gian Marco Ferrari could only head a Juventus corner onto the left post and Ronaldo was waiting to volley in a rebound from less than two yards out. Stephan El Shaarawy volleyed Roma in front in the 10th minute and Bryan Cristante doubled his team's advantage with his first goal for the club in the 29th. (more...)
No Firmino as Liverpool train ahead of PSG tie No Firmino as Liverpool train ahead of PSG tie
- September 17, 2018

Jurgen Klopp has not ruled Roberto Firmino out of Liverpool's mouth-watering Champions League clash with Paris Saint-Germain tomorrow night at Anfield, but the Brazilian striker is a doubt for the European heavyweight duel on Merseyside after he picked up an eye injury in the Reds' 2-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League at the weekend. (more...)
Ex-Chelsea striker Cascarino: Hazard best club has seen Ex-Chelsea striker Cascarino: Hazard best club has seen
- September 17, 2018

But after an excellent World Cup in which he captained Belgium to a best ever third place finish and a blistering start to the new 2018/19 Premier League season with five goals, two assists and five wins in the opening five games, is Hazard ready for another "breakout"? Chelsea sit top of the table as a result, and Hazard already has five goals to his name - three more than Mohamed Salah. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp gives worrying update on Roberto Firmino ahead of PSG clash
- September 17, 2018

That's a completely normal reaction because players are really going for him. I can see the benefits already. With Dom, we have to see. "We don't go for him against us". "We'll try to avoid passes to him". The Brazilian attacker was forced off during the Reds 2-1 Premier League win over Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley on Saturday after sustaining an eye injury in a freak collision with Jan Vertonghen . (more...)
Lucas Perez Responds To Claims He Refused To Warm Up Lucas Perez Responds To Claims He Refused To Warm Up
- September 17, 2018

It was a bad day at the office for Everton who suffered their first loss of the league season after going down 3-1 to West Ham at Goodison Park. He lasted a year at Real Sociedad and could not avoid Sunderland's Premier League relegation in 2016-17 before replacing Slaven Bilic at West Ham on a six-month contract in November. (more...)
Fans take aim at Vontae Davis for retiring at halftime of game Fans take aim at Vontae Davis for retiring at halftime of game
- September 17, 2018

He didn't say nothing to nobody. "It felt good because that just showed us what type of offence we can be", said Gordon, who left with just over 11 minutes remaining. Though Davis said he meant no "disrespect" to his fellow players, one made clear that he didn't interpret it that way. The Bills provided Davis a chance to re-start his career by signing him to a one-year contract in March after a dispute with former Colts coach Chuck Pagano led to Indianapolis cutting him in November. (more...)
Manchester City's Bernardo Silva 'an example' for teammates - Pep Guardiola Manchester City's Bernardo Silva 'an example' for teammates - Pep Guardiola
- September 17, 2018

One of Guardiola's signature moves has been to take players who, in other circumstances, would be No 10s and trust them in deeper roles. Of course he can play there. "I spent many times and we analysed that many times and I can tell you from history we don't deserve it because still we didn't make an exceptional year in the Champions League ". (more...)
Ups And 7 Downs From WWE Hell In A Cell 2018 Ups And 7 Downs From WWE Hell In A Cell 2018
- September 17, 2018

The WWE title match between AJ Styles and Samoa Joe also ended in controversial circumstances with Styles retaining the title after pinning Joe. The show kicks off with The New Day vs Rusev & Aiden English in the Smackdown Tag Team Championship . -Daniel Bryan and Brie Bella vs. That and the SmackDown Women's Championship bout saved this from being a colossal waste of time. (more...)
Arsenal coast to win at Newcastle United Arsenal coast to win at Newcastle United
- September 17, 2018

The midfielder said, "I am very happy to play for Arsenal and especially for the new coach". Former England global Alan Shearer told BBC Radio Five Live how Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira was the difference for his side, as he made a significant contribution to the Gunners' victory. (more...)
Ronaldo off the mark with a brace, Costa dismissed for spitting Ronaldo off the mark with a brace, Costa dismissed for spitting
- September 16, 2018

In one of the most revolting scenes imaginable on a field of play, Costa leaned right in and gobbed into Di Francesco's mouth. "I would like to apologise to all Juventus fans for my ugly reaction in today's game", he wrote on Instagram . (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo opens account at Juventus, then adds another
- September 16, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first goal for Juventus in his fourth game for the Turin side when he was on target in their Serie A match against Sassuolo on Sunday. The five-time Ballon d'Or victor was denied a hat trick by a fine save from Sassuolo goalkeeper Andrea Consigli , while he also mishit a clear opportunity late on. (more...)
Canelo Alvarez reacts to ending Gennady Golovkin's unbeaten record Canelo Alvarez reacts to ending Gennady Golovkin's unbeaten record
- September 16, 2018

A year after the two fought to a draw, the second fight was nearly as close . The final round proved crucial in preventing a repeat of the draw both men shared, 364 days earlier at the same T-Mobile Arena venue. "GGG" left the ring and did not give the customary post-fight interview to HBO Boxing analyst Max Kellerman. Tonight, Canelo was handed a majority decision victory in a fight that he again did not win. (more...)
Serena Williams talks fashion, not fouls at Las Vegas event Serena Williams talks fashion, not fouls at Las Vegas event
- September 16, 2018

That requires subjective analysis for which I'm unqualified (since I stopped watching tennis after growing exhausted of John McEnroe's constant on-court whining), but my inexpert impression is that men act out on court far more than women do. (more...)
Dybala Happy on Partnership With Ronaldo, Terms It Brilliant Dybala Happy on Partnership With Ronaldo, Terms It Brilliant
- September 16, 2018

His impressive form reportedly caught the eye of Real Madrid , who this summer were on the lookout for a marquee signing to replace Cristiano Ronaldo . In January, I think he'll leave for Spain . "He's got offers from Spain and England ". But Dybala could be soon on the move, with the bookies placing Real ahead of United in the race to snap up the Argentine. (more...)
Andy Dalton throws 4 touchdowns as Bengals beat Ravens 34-23 Andy Dalton throws 4 touchdowns as Bengals beat Ravens 34-23
- September 16, 2018

In what usually is a close game, Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green made sure Cincinnati enjoyed a cozy lead after scoring three touchdowns - yes, three - in the first 17 minutes. But you if truth be told belief they had been blowing that lead on the finish, magnificent? "I just had to check back in mentally and tough it out physically". (more...)
Prosecutors: Boston Celtics Player Jabari Bird Choked And Kicked Girlfriend Prosecutors: Boston Celtics Player Jabari Bird Choked And Kicked Girlfriend
- September 16, 2018

Bail was set at $50,000 cash. A month after the former second-round pick signed his first full-time National Basketball Association contract with the Celtics, the 24-year-old was arrested Saturday in Boston's Brighton neighbourhood on charges of domestic assault, strangulation and kidnapping. (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s 500th Goal Has to be Seen to be Believed! Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s 500th Goal Has to be Seen to be Believed!
- September 16, 2018

But his 500th career goal in the USA left fans incredulous as to how he pulled it off, completing a roundhouse kick to convert an assist from Jonathan dos Santsos to pull one back for the California team after they went 3-0 down. The stunning goal took Ibrahimovic's tally to 17 for the season , 11 adrift of MLS leader Josef Martinez. The maverick Swede has scored all sorts of goals. (more...)

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