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Gareth Southgate: England stayed calm despite fan criticism Gareth Southgate: England stayed calm despite fan criticism
- September 03, 2017

Sterling has certainly had to develop a thick skin over the years, dubbing himself "the Hated One" after fan criticism during Euro 2016. "I haven't got a release clause, and I haven't really thought about it", he said. England can all but seal their place in Russian Federation with another three points in Monday's match with second-placed Slovakia at Wembley. However, Southgate said unlike the supporters he had been impressed at how the players had stuck to the task. (more...)
Malta 0-4 England: Ryan Bertrand scores his first England goal Malta 0-4 England: Ryan Bertrand scores his first England goal
- September 03, 2017

Referring to the fans' displeasure, Southgate said: "Look, I think we have to accept that". "Of course it's hard (to be taken off) but he took it really professionally". I've not been in that situation, but if the window was shut off before the start of the season, it would help. As England prepared to face Malta , Rooney was in the United Kingdom being charged with drink driving - a subject Southgate was not keen to broach. (more...)
Clemson band pokes fun at Ohio State during halftime show Clemson band pokes fun at Ohio State during halftime show
- September 03, 2017

Yes, it was just Kent State , but this was a good day for the defending national champions as they get ready for a much tougher test next Saturday at home against Auburn. Clemson fans anxious about replacing Deshaun Watson had to feel good about Kelly Bryant's performance on Saturday. The Tiger defense, which was expected to anchor the Clemson team this season, lived up to the hype. (more...)
Wyoming's punter whiffs, Clemson band trolls Ohio State Wyoming's punter whiffs, Clemson band trolls Ohio State
- September 03, 2017

The 6-foot-4, 220-pound native of Calhoun Falls, S.C. also ran for 77 yards on seven carries - scoring another touchdown on the ground. Quarterbacks Nick Holley and George Bollas combined to go 1-5 passing for one total yard. After a pair of short passes to open the day, Bryant's deep ball hit Cain in stride. Kelly Bryant will be the starting quarterback after Deshaun Watson goes to the National Football League with the Houston Texans. (more...)
Clemson bands trolls Ohio State with '31-0' formation at halftime Clemson bands trolls Ohio State with '31-0' formation at halftime
- September 03, 2017

The Tigers would open up the second half with a 2-yard rushing touchdown from Fuller. There's a chance Kent State puts up a zero here. Bryant got things going with his legs early and led the Tigers to touchdowns in their first three possessions of the game. (more...)
First quarter: MI 10, Florida 3 First quarter: MI 10, Florida 3
- September 03, 2017

Will 2017 be a rebuilding year as the program looks to fill the holes left by last year's monstrous National Football League draft class? Florida was down a touchdown in the second quarter, then the Gators weren't. Kickoff will be at 3:30 pm ET on Saturday, September 2nd. Center Patrick Kugler is one of the toughest players in the nation and can provide a to problem to the Gator's offensive line. (more...)
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says Alexis Sanchez is committed to Gunners
- September 03, 2017

They report that Sanchez had already signed a contract with Pep Guardiola's side, but that Arsenal reneged on the deal late on. But Wenger insisted that the botched move will not affect the 28-year-old Chile international's motivation to perform for Arsenal . (more...)
Italian GP qualifier delayed by rain Italian GP qualifier delayed by rain
- September 03, 2017

Nearly four hours after qualifying started, it came to a thrilling end, as qualifying at Italy proved patience really is a virtue. Monza is the fastest track on the calendar, with long straights and cars reaching well in excess of 300kph, and the risk of aquaplaning off in such conditions is high. (more...)
Ricciardo won't be 'bridesmaid' to Vettel at Ferrari Ricciardo won't be 'bridesmaid' to Vettel at Ferrari
- September 03, 2017

His lap in 1:35.554 on full wet tyres was the quickest in Q3. Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany greets fans at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza on August 31 ahead of the Italian Grand Prix . Sunday's race at F1's fastest track starts at 1pm. Buoyed by their victory near-miss at Spa, Ferrari have arrived at their home race in confident mood as they go in search of a first Monza win in seven years. (more...)
Jim Irsay says Andrew Luck making progress Jim Irsay says Andrew Luck making progress
- September 03, 2017

He had right shoulder surgery in January after originally getting injured in Week 3 of the 2015 season. Had he opened the season on PUP, he would have been required to miss at least the first six games. It should also be noted that while the Colts did trade wide receiver Phillip Dorsett for Patriots backup quarterback Jacoby Brissett Saturday. Luck had surgery in January to fix a torn labrum in his right shoulder, and since then, details about his status have been scarce (especially ... (more...)
Broncos didn't discuss contract with TJ Ward Broncos didn't discuss contract with TJ Ward
- September 03, 2017

Both Simmons and fellow second-year pro Will Parks spoke in the locker room Thursday night about how much they've learned from Ward. While the result of the game is of little outcome, the performance of individual players matters. However, on Thursday after the Broncos preseason game against the Cardinals Joseph struck a noticeably different tone when asked about the possibility of Ward being cut saying, "It is going to be a long weekend of transactions you know, so I can not speak to that". (more...)
Mourinho to play in charity game; jokingly values himself
- September 03, 2017

Soccer Saturday regular Paul Merson was also in the Team Ferdinand squad but he was reduced to a watching brief in the first-half but he did have time to eat a piece of Black Forest gateau on the bench. The Manchester United man's playing career never really amounted to much. He was then beaten in the 76th minute and the Portuguese manager was not happy with his defence. (more...)
Fabio Fognini kicked out of US Open for insulting umpire Fabio Fognini kicked out of US Open for insulting umpire
- September 03, 2017

Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, in NY. Fognini was fined $24,000 by the U.S. Open for unsportsmanlike conduct during his 6-4, 7-6 (8), 3-6, 6-0 loss to Stefano Travaglia on Wednesday. The Grand Slam Board is investigating whether Fognini, a 30-year-old Italian ranked 26th in the world, is guilty of a Major Offense of Aggravated Behavior. (more...)
Bowman 'Lost For Words' As Winx Ties Zenyatta's 19-Race Win Streak Bowman 'Lost For Words' As Winx Ties Zenyatta's 19-Race Win Streak
- September 03, 2017

At one point about 400m out, Winx looked under pressure. I mean, everything she does is incredible, but I'm just lost for words, I really am. "I couldn't do that on any other horse, ". "When she hit the afterburners at the 150-metres mark I can't explain the feeling", he said. She wears them at the races and we take them off as soon as she leaves the parade ring (but) she will wear them in the (Chelmsford). (more...)
Zambia cut Super Eagles' lead in Group B with win over Algeria Zambia cut Super Eagles' lead in Group B with win over Algeria
- September 03, 2017

Les Verts and Mahrez were left to regret that decision though as they lost thanks to goals from Zambia's Brian Mwila and Enock Mwepu despite the fact that midfielder Benson Sakala was sent off for a second bookable offence. But Zambia will also be hoping to break a long standing jinx against Algeria who have beaten Chipolopolo in all four World Cup qualifier meetings. (more...)
Colts trade WR Phillip Dorsett to the Patriots Colts trade WR Phillip Dorsett to the Patriots
- September 02, 2017

He has played in 26 regular-season games and has caught three touchdowns in his career. The Patriots lost Julian Edelman to a torn ACL during the preseason, and so the trade for Dorsett may be an effort to replace some of Edelman's production. (more...)
Colts trade WR Dorsett to Patriots for QB Brissett Colts trade WR Dorsett to Patriots for QB Brissett
- September 02, 2017

But with Andrew Luck out indefinitely, Brissett could surpass Tolzien and start for the Colts within weeks - or perhaps even days. He averaged 16 yards per reception a year ago. He also rushed for a touchdown. In Brissett, the Colts get a player who showed tremendous promise in the fourth preseason by throwing for four touchdowns and running for another in a shootout with the Giants' offensive and defensive depth and bubble players. (more...)
Romelu Lukaku knew Zlatan Ibrahimovic would return to Man United Romelu Lukaku knew Zlatan Ibrahimovic would return to Man United
- September 02, 2017

ROMELU LUKAKU is relishing the return of Zlatan Ibrahimovic . Having taken Ibrahimovic's number 9 shirt, the veteran forward will take number 10 vacated by Wayne Rooney. "I signed a deal for six years with United and I'm not planning to leave the club anymore". "I'm now working under the manager I wanted to work with for a long time". (more...)
Juan Mata delighted with the arrival of Zlatan Ibrahimovic at Manchester United Juan Mata delighted with the arrival of Zlatan Ibrahimovic at Manchester United
- September 02, 2017

That's what the Manchester United forward told reporters after hitting a hat-trick in Belgium's 9-0 win over Gibraltar in World Cup qualifying. I knew for a moment that Zlatan was going to sign but I could tell nobody, " he said in a press conference". (more...)
3 teens held without bond in MMA fighter Aaron Rajman's slaying 3 teens held without bond in MMA fighter Aaron Rajman's slaying
- September 02, 2017

Jud Church said she was driving her daughter to school Friday morning when six unmarked Sheriff's vehicles pulled her over, and pulled her daughter Summer from the auto. Church, Swinton and Ortiz were booked into the Palm Beach County jail Friday morning after being indicted in Rajman's killing. According to the Palm Beach Post , the Sheriff's Office made no mention of a female intruder in its initial report. (more...)
Browns acquire WR Sammie Coates in trade with Steelers Browns acquire WR Sammie Coates in trade with Steelers
- September 02, 2017

In essence, the deal here is Gilbert for Coates, with Pittsburgh paying a tax of an extra seventh-round pick. Coates started last season hot with four straight games with at least one catch of 40-plus yards, but injuries to his groin and fingers affected his confidence as he became a non-factor. (more...)
Storm Harvey flooding western Louisiana on anniversary of Katrina Storm Harvey flooding western Louisiana on anniversary of Katrina
- September 02, 2017

So, what gives this time? "We lost everything", Larkins said. It is essentially a question of the sea versus the sky. New Orleans held its collective breath, hoping to avoid the destruction brought on by Katrina , which flooded 80% of the city, leaving an indelible mark. (more...)
Brendan Schaub Addresses Backstage Argument With Nate Diaz Brendan Schaub Addresses Backstage Argument With Nate Diaz
- September 02, 2017

Passersby on the Las Vegas strip were invited to test the power of their punch at a special vending as part of a promotion for the record-breaking fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather on August 26 at the T-Mobile Arena. "You're next. Biggest fight in UFC history, brother, '" Schaub said. How (expletive) stupid do you look now?' I'm like, 'What?' He's like, 'How stupid do you look, talking all this (expletive)?' I'm like, 'Wow, wow - what are you doing right now? I'm like ... (more...)
Liverpool still hopeful of Thomas Lemar transfer as deadline closes in Liverpool still hopeful of Thomas Lemar transfer as deadline closes in
- September 02, 2017

The move is not linked to Barcelona's pursuit of the latter, with the Merseysiders insistent their " definitive stance " will not shift before the window shuts . "It's normal because those who score more goals appear more, but I really like Lemar". Lemar has always been linked with a transfer to the Premier League this summer, with Arsenal thought to have been keen on signing him for much of the current window. (more...)
Tottenham complete Fernando Llorente and Serge Aurier signings on deadline day Tottenham complete Fernando Llorente and Serge Aurier signings on deadline day
- September 02, 2017

He will become Liverpool's second most expensive signing after Guinea global Naby Keita, who will join the club from next season after the Reds triggered a £48m release clause in the RB Leipzig midfielder's contract. Llorente scored 15 league goals to help Swansea avoid relegation last season but missed the first month of the current campaign with an arm injury. (more...)
Barcelona says Liverpool offered to sell Countinho for ?200M Barcelona says Liverpool offered to sell Countinho for ?200M
- September 02, 2017

Torres left Liverpool as a pantomime villain in January 2011 and headed south to league rivals Chelsea in a then-British transfer record for £58.5m. Something has to change, we won't play along with this new way of understanding football . In total, Premier League clubs spent over £1.4bn on transfers throughout the summer with 265 players joining new clubs. (more...)
Serena Williams Gives Birth Serena Williams Gives Birth
- September 02, 2017

According to hospital personnel, Williams was induced the night of Thursday, August 31st. News of the birth came as her sister Venus prepared to go out on court at the US Open . I've done absolutely nothing for the baby room ". On Instagram , Williams posted several updates about her little bundle of joy; although, she kept her baby's gender a secret until she gave birth . (more...)
Astros got stronger after landing Verlander Astros got stronger after landing Verlander
- September 02, 2017

Of course, the Orioles' loss against the Toronto Blue Jays knocked them back a game as the Yankees won against the Boston Red Sox. But after the break, the Astros lost All-Star shortstop Carlos Correa with a left thumb injury that required surgery and found that ace lefthander Dallas Keuchel maybe hadn't shaken the neck injury that had cost him almost two months. (more...)
National Football League quarterback Kaepernick paying price for protest: Rodgers National Football League quarterback Kaepernick paying price for protest: Rodgers
- September 02, 2017

The Packers started off extremely well thanks to the strong quarterback play of backup quarterback Brett Hundley , who had a rushing and a passing touchdown. Aaron Jones struggled on that end, but continued to flash his skill in the passing game, including an incredible rolling catch that resulted in a touchdown. (more...)
Stroll takes second in rain-shortened Monza practice Stroll takes second in rain-shortened Monza practice
- September 02, 2017

Following storms overnight, persistent rain throughout the morning saw GP3 qualifying canceled in Italy before the start of FP3 was delayed indefinitely due to the conditions. The session ran for only the final 16 minutes of its scheduled hour because the track was too wet. The other three drivers to set a time - Jolyon Palmer, Marcus Ericsson and Daniil Kvya - were all over three seconds adrift, with the two Toro Rosso drivers missing the first chicane after struggling under braking. (more...)

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