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Bears lose WR Cameron Meredith to knee injury against Titans Bears lose WR Cameron Meredith to knee injury against Titans
- August 27, 2017

When the broadcast came back from a commercial, there was a cart on the field and Meredith was in a full-leg cast being removed from the game. Losing Meredith for any extended period of time would be devastating for the Bears, who allowed receiver Alshon Jeffery to leave via free agency in the offseason. (more...)
Ex-England goalkeeper Rob Green joins Huddersfield Town on short-term deal Ex-England goalkeeper Rob Green joins Huddersfield Town on short-term deal
- August 27, 2017

Yorkshire Evening Post reporter Phil Hay claimed on his personal Twitter account on Friday evening that Leeds are 48 hours away from re-signing Lonergan, 33, after Huddersfield set their sights on Rob Green . After 51 appearances for The Trotters, he left for Fulham. He featured 31 times in one season at the Cottagers before joining Wolves last summer with the 'keeper playing 15 times for the Molineux outfit last term. (more...)
3rd win gives Mourinho belief United is transformed force
- August 27, 2017

Leicester's summer recruit Vicente Iborra and defender Robert Huth are not fit enough to face Manchester United with groin and foot injuries respectively. "We have players that are in the starting 11 and the players that are on the bench to try and make the difference and this year I feel like we have more fire power and different dimensions of playing styles, so we put ourselves in better stead for games like this which are hard". (more...)
Everton boss Ronald Koeman: 'We need two more players' Everton boss Ronald Koeman: 'We need two more players'
- August 27, 2017

Koeman's side were beaten 2-0 at Stamford Bridge , where first-half goals from Cesc Fabregas and Alvaro Morata gave the champions a comfortable victory. "That's what we need". "You need competition and the most hard things for young players is being regular in performances, but Dominic is like Tom Davies, exceptional, and he's doing really well". (more...)
Vuelta a Espana: Chris Froome wins stage nine to extend lead Vuelta a Espana: Chris Froome wins stage nine to extend lead
- August 27, 2017

Froome attacked with 500 metres to go of the steeply uphill finish and looked to have built a decisive gap, only for Chaves to dig deep and get back onto Froome's back wheel. "I felt great today". Alaphilippe broke from the leading pack in the final meters (yards) and crossed the line unchallenged to win his first Grand Tour stage after 199.5 kilometers (124 miles) from Hellin to Xorret de Cati. (more...)
Jose Mourinho on Man Utd's super subs: "They broke the wall"
- August 27, 2017

MUTV's Paddy Crerand: "Another terrific display by United and it's great to see the defence conceding no goals again. We have players that are in the starting 11 and the players that are on the bench to try and make the difference and this year I feel like we have more fire power and different dimensions of playing styles, so we put ourselves in better stead for games like this which are hard". (more...)
Trump's shutdown threat raises stakes for lawmakers in looming funding battle Trump's shutdown threat raises stakes for lawmakers in looming funding battle
- August 27, 2017

Trump is making noise about not raising the debt ceiling, a routine matter wherein Congress allows the Treasury to issue debt to allow the country to pay its bills. The latest Twitter outburst from the president comes as divisions deepen between Trump and McConnell. When the reporter pressed her further, Sanders dodged again: "I didn't say no one had, I said I hadn't had that conversation, so I wasn't going to speak to something I wasn't aware of". (more...)
New York Jets, Philadelphia Eagles swap defensive backs New York Jets, Philadelphia Eagles swap defensive backs
- August 27, 2017

During his rookie season, McDougle tore his ACL, costing him the entirety of the 2014 season. Previous year was Brooks' best, statistically: He recorded an interception and two forced fumbles for Philly. Brooks had a solid start to camp, but has trailed off in recent weeks, and was not a lock to make the 53-man roster, as PhillyVoice pointed out in our latest roster projection . (more...)
Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) Stock Rating Upgraded by Argus
- August 27, 2017

Stevens Capital Limited Partnership accumulated 7,263 shares or 0.01% of the stock. It has outperformed by 6.96% the S&P500. Proshare Advisors Llc sold 2,921 shares as Vornado Rlty Tr ( VNO)'s stock declined 14.33%. Acadia Realty Trust has a 52 week low of $26.70 and a 52 week high of $37.54. Barclays Capital has "Equal-Weight" rating and $97 target. Barclays Capital maintained it with "Equalweight" rating and $108 target in Tuesday, July 19 report. (more...)
Hegazi blunder ends West Brom's 100% start Hegazi blunder ends West Brom's 100% start
- August 27, 2017

Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting was felled in the box by a clever Chris Brunt to not avail, and Bruno Martins Indi came close to hooking a loose ball in for an opener in the 10th minute. "I want to impress and I want my name to be first on the teamsheet". 61 ALBION GOAL - Alln Nyom bursts down the right hand side and puts the ball into a risky corridor. (more...)
Wenger Reveals How Alexis Sanchez Really Feels About Arsenal Wenger Reveals How Alexis Sanchez Really Feels About Arsenal
- August 27, 2017

Wenger believes the former Barcelona man won't be affected by his current contract situation and insists he loves playing for the north London club. With Arsenal in the Europa League and Alexis Sanchez refusing to sign a new contract with the Gunners, reports are swarming around that the Chilean winger has gained a keen interested from Pep Guardiola's Manchester City as well as PSG. (more...)
Liverpool vs Arsenal English Premier League Match Preview Liverpool vs Arsenal English Premier League Match Preview
- August 27, 2017

Roberto Firmino has also scored three goals in four starts against Arsenal . The fixture has seen 17 goals in the 90th minute or later, more than any other Premier League fixture. Liverpool have Adam Lallana out with a long term injury. Injury disrupted the second half, however, and it will be interesting to see how Lallana fits into the rejigged Liverpool attack and Philippe Coutinho essentially taking his spot in the midfield . (more...)
Simon Mignolet Reportedly Dropped for Loris Karius Before Liverpool vs Simon Mignolet Reportedly Dropped for Loris Karius Before Liverpool vs
- August 27, 2017

Klopp is understood to have informed Mignolet following his side's training session at Melwood on Saturday. Jurgen Klopp has cut the Belgian No1 from the entire 18-man squad, despite starting every game this season. Karius arrived at Anfield last summer from Mainz and endured a hard start to his Liverpool career which saw Mignolet restored as the club's first choice goalkeeper. (more...)
Champions League draw: Spurs set to face Bale and Ronaldo Champions League draw: Spurs set to face Bale and Ronaldo
- August 27, 2017

The first matchday will be on Tuesday, September 12. Celtic's return to this stage a year ago saw them pitted against Manchester City , Barcelona and Borussia Monchengladbach. Since 2012-13, an average of 11 clubs from the big four leagues have qualified for the knockouts. As the pong balls for pot 3 were being selected Thursday in Monaco, surely one thought was going through the minds of all of the players awaiting their fates - 'Sweet mercy please let it not be Bayern and PSG!' ... (more...)
Why Manchester United Should Be Taken Seriously This Season Why Manchester United Should Be Taken Seriously This Season
- August 27, 2017

And the last time they managed a Prem and FA Cup Double was in 1999, when they also won the Champions League . One player that has been heavily linked in the past week is Monaco's Thomas Lemar. But this time , on the contrary, there is a sense of calm about him that may not be entirely attributed to the performances that his Manchester United have shown in these last two weeks - nor could it be the fact that they are top of the league at the moment. (more...)
Antonio Conte sends clear message to Chelsea fans about Eden Hazard Antonio Conte sends clear message to Chelsea fans about Eden Hazard
- August 27, 2017

The last week in the transfer window is crucial for the club. " Last season , if you saw our squad, we won the league with eight players from the academy and 14 or 15 senior players". That would leave Muhamed Besic and Tom Davies to hold down the fort if Gueye is not passed fit and, whilst the pair are good players, they would struggle to contain Chelsea . (more...)
Australia's travails against spin continue after Bangladesh manage 260 Australia's travails against spin continue after Bangladesh manage 260
- August 27, 2017

But the two sixes that Bangladesh had in their account came from the openers bat as he blasted offspinner Nathan Lyon over extra cover on both occasions. Bowling first on an overcast morning in Dhaka , Cummins' impact was nearly immediate. Soumya Sarkar (8) was dismissed first, edging one low to the slips from close to the body. (more...)
Dutch global desperate for Southampton departure with Liverpool, Chelsea & Arsenal standing by Dutch global desperate for Southampton departure with Liverpool, Chelsea & Arsenal standing by
- August 27, 2017

I think Southampton is a really big club, so it's a good next step for me to come here and to play in the Premier League and try to help the best I can". Southampton could deem sending him on loan to the Scottish Premiership as a punishment, but for Van Dijk it could be terrific. Antonio Conte is still hoping to further strengthen his squad before the end of the month and van Dijk would be a superb addition to the defending champions back-line if they could lure him to west London. (more...)
Federer, Nadal could meet in US Open semis Federer, Nadal could meet in US Open semis
- August 27, 2017

Federer, who has been enjoying a remarkable campaign after missing the last six months of 2016 to heal his knee, would face two-times champion and long-time rival Nadal in the semi-finals should the top half of the draw go according to seed. (more...)
US OPEN '17: Federer seeks 1st title at Flushing since 2008 US OPEN '17: Federer seeks 1st title at Flushing since 2008
- August 27, 2017

He's back in the field at Flushing Meadows after sitting out the hard-court tournament a year ago while taking off the last half of the season to let his surgically repaired left knee heal. "And that Andy was going to struggle this year". "I don't think Maria's going to be intimidated, because I don't think anyone intimidates her". "I'm not too surprised he's back to this magnitude, and being back at world No. (more...)
United subs Rashford, Fellaini sink Leicester United subs Rashford, Fellaini sink Leicester
- August 27, 2017

The organized Foxes were resolutely holding on well into the second half, containing United's attacking juggernaut while threatening on the counter attack. "After the penalty, when you miss a penalty with half an hour to go, normally there is always a little collapse, and that didn't happen". But Rashford's goal and another from Marouane Fellaini secured the win. (more...)
FC BATE Borisov advances to UEFA Europa League group round FC BATE Borisov advances to UEFA Europa League group round
- August 27, 2017

Goalkeeper Jordan Pickford , another big-money summer signing after his £25m switch from Sunderland, then saved a penalty from Ahmed Said as Everton closed out a 3-1 aggregate win to take their place in Friday's group stage draw. It meant Split needed three goals , a tall order against a team as well drilled as Everton , who had only conceded once, at Manchester City , before this game . (more...)
Saints' defense steals the show as Drew Brees, Adrian Peterson debut Saints' defense steals the show as Drew Brees, Adrian Peterson debut
- August 27, 2017

I understand the line of thinking in this one: Hopefully Savage keeps the game close in the first half because the Texans should roll once Watson enters the game against New Orleans backups in the second half. "I've been practicing as if I'm going to play Saturday, and my mind says that's been the point", Peterson said. The receiver has been with the Texans for only a few weeks, but in two preseason games he has eight catches for 122 yards. (more...)
Steelers vs. Colts: Roethlisberger rusty & other halftime thoughts Steelers vs. Colts: Roethlisberger rusty & other halftime thoughts
- August 27, 2017

Scott Tolzien found Donte Moncrief on a short pass over the middle, and the wide receiver broke a tackle to turn it into a 55-yard gain. He was also sacked once for a loss of four yards. Morris finished 12 of 16 for 143 yards after coming in, mostly against the backups. Steelers backup quarterback Landry Jones saw his first action of the preseason after sitting out with a strained muscle in his side. (more...)
Rams and Chargers fans decide who runs LA Rams and Chargers fans decide who runs LA
- August 27, 2017

Rivers completed 6 of 6 passes for 85 yards while playing the first quarter Saturday against the Rams , and in the process guided the Chargers to two touchdowns. In the first half, Brown rushed for 44 yards, including a 13-yard gain, in nine carries. LA's newest National Football League team will play its first home game at the StubHub Center on September 17 against Jay Cutler and the Miami Dolphins. (more...)
Manchester United Vs Leicester City Manchester United Vs Leicester City
- August 27, 2017

It was a tad harsh on the Foxes, who were reduced to mainly half chances but defended well, but United maintain their 100 per cent start to their Premier League campaign. The Leicester goalkeeper, son of former United great Peter Schmeichel, dived to his right to push away Lukaku's kick. Pogba just misses the post from around 35 yards out with a low effort - he's getting closer. (more...)
Wenger confident of Alexis on-field commitment despite Arsenal contract stand-off Wenger confident of Alexis on-field commitment despite Arsenal contract stand-off
- August 27, 2017

Alexis Sanchez ( Arsenal): Another whose future has disrupted the season's preparation, Sanchez (at this point) looks likely to stay at the Emirates for now and leave for nothing next summer. This will be the first match of the year for the Gunners with the squad largely fit and in place. The north London club will be desperate to get back to winning ways after their 1-0 defeat to Stoke last weekend. (more...)
Premier League Predictions: Anfield woe for Arsenal?
- August 27, 2017

The Reds are coming off with a win over TSG Hoffenheim in the Champions League , having booked their place in the group stages and are in red-hot form with 3 wins on the trot in all competitions. "Does Sanchez go to Chile after the game to play a double header?" The Chile global has been linked with an exit from the Gunners all summer, with Manchester City , Chelsea , PSG and Bayern Munich all credited with interest. (more...)
Buccaneers: 6 Storylines to Watch during the Third Preseason Game Buccaneers: 6 Storylines to Watch during the Third Preseason Game
- August 27, 2017

Mother nature and both defenses were the story for most of the night. This time second round draft pick quarterback Deshone Kizer will get the start over struggling Brock Osweiler , and the Browns are coming into Raymond James Stadium with a rebuilt team after having ten draft picks last season including three in the first round where they selected Myles Garrett number one overall. (more...)
Cleveland Browns: Kevin Hogan spurs comeback win over Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cleveland Browns: Kevin Hogan spurs comeback win over Tampa Bay Buccaneers
- August 27, 2017

Then, Hogan completed a 14-yard pass to Leslie before hitting him on the slant for the game-winning five-yard score. Two weeks ago, Browns coach Hue Jackson said that he didn't want his team to protest during the anthem , but he later clarified his remarks and said he wouldn't be against it if any of his player made a decision to kneel. (more...)