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Mauricio Pochettino confirms Spurs blow for Real Madrid
- October 15, 2017

We could not find the space as they sat very deep. It wasn't a great performance. "The second half we changed it a little bit, we started to move the ball quicker". Harry Kane broke the massed ranks of black and red as he latched on to a pass from Eriksen but he couldn't get a shot off cleanly to finish. He slotted home neatly from just inside the Bournemouth area. (more...)
Rafael Nadal beats Grigor Dimitrov to reach semi-finals of Shanghai Masters Rafael Nadal beats Grigor Dimitrov to reach semi-finals of Shanghai Masters
- October 14, 2017

Dimitrov, the World No. 9, was an obvious underdog against the in-form Nadal, but did manage to come away with something to remember. The top-seeded Nadal recorded a 6-3, 6-1 victory over Italy's Fabio Fognini , while the second-seeded Federer registered a 6-4, 6-2 triumph over Ukrainian qualifier Alexandr Dolgopolov. (more...)
Kyrie Irving on Boston Kyrie Irving on Boston
- October 14, 2017

Danny realizes that he treated Isaiah terribly after everything he had done for the Celtics , and understands why the pair may never speak, but also notes that breaking relationships with players, no matter how strong, just comes with the job of being an NBA General Manager. (more...)
Marouane Fellaini to be sidelined Marouane Fellaini to be sidelined "for a couple of weeks"
- October 11, 2017

Even without Lukaku and Fellaini , Belgium's squad has good depth, and the attacking quality on offer should be too much for a Cyprus team on a poor run and offering little going forward. As much as Fellaini has been maligned during his time at Old Trafford, the figures show how desperate Manchester United will be to get him back. (more...)
Astros Rocket Past Red Sox, Take 2-0 Series Lead Astros Rocket Past Red Sox, Take 2-0 Series Lead
- October 09, 2017

Sale, who made his postseason debut after seven years of missing out with the Chicago White Sox , seemed trapped in a bad dream. The Astros continued to get the better of Sale as Altuve hit his second home run of the game , extending the Astros' lead to 5-2 in the bottom of the fifth. (more...)
South Africa punish Bangladesh attack South Africa punish Bangladesh attack
- October 07, 2017

South Africa were going at healthy rate of almost 4½ runs per over in the opening session on Friday, with Elgar hitting 13 fours and racing toward another century. Maharaj chipped in with two more lbws to leave Bangladesh on 73-8 at the first drinks break after just an hour's play. "We're very unlucky in that we have four bowlers injured at the same time; we've never faced with a scenario like this". (more...)
Man City striker Aguero hurt in auto crash Man City striker Aguero hurt in auto crash
- September 30, 2017

Aguero's absence means Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus is likely to lead the line for City at Stamford Bridge, where they have won only once in their previous seven attempts, and for much a busy schedule that now packs in 12 fixtures over the next two months at home and overseas. (more...)
Russell Westbrook and Thunder agree to $205M contract extension Russell Westbrook and Thunder agree to $205M contract extension
- September 30, 2017

The extension gives Westbrook the biggest contract in National Basketball Association history, $233 million over six years when combined with his $28.5 million salary this season, according to Wojnarowski . "Russell's commitment to the Thunder organisation since its inception in 2008 has helped propel us to great heights and stare down great challenges over our first decade", Thunder general manager Sam Presti said. (more...)
Jose Mourinho "angry" over Premier League scheduling?
- September 28, 2017

Mourinho, who has won the Champions League twice, was very critical of United's Europa League and Premier League scheduling last season. "I think that was last season". United sit top of Group A after a comfortable 3-0 victory over Basel in their opening match. "I have started very well and will do my best to carry on". (more...)
United States bombers fly off east coast of North Korea: Pentagon United States bombers fly off east coast of North Korea: Pentagon
- September 25, 2017

Defense Department spokesman Dana White says in a statement that the mission shows how seriously the USA takes what he calls North Korea's "reckless behavior". The rhetoric between Trump and Kim has grown exceptionally personal. -North Korea nuclear crisis, no one can be sure where this would lead or whether the North will even carry out its threat. (more...)
Kevin Hart Was Creeping And Involved in Multi-Million Dollar Extortion Kevin Hart Was Creeping And Involved in Multi-Million Dollar Extortion
- September 19, 2017

I'm not going to sit up here and say that I am or claim to be in any way, shape or form. "But I'm also not going to allow a person to have financial gain off of my mistakes and in this particular situation that was what was attempted", Hart continued. (more...)
Prediction: Manchester United vs Everton Prediction: Manchester United vs Everton
- September 17, 2017

Having swapped Turf Moor for Goodison Park in a deal worth £25m this summer, Everton defender Michael Keane has now revealed why he rejected Manchester United in favour of a career in Merseyside, in an interview with The Times . The Red Devils have made an impressive start to the Premier League season following a run of three victories and one stalemate. Koeman failed to land an out-and-out replacement for Lukaku in the summer, with Wayne Rooney the only player to have found the net ... (more...)
Rebel Wilson wins €3 million in 'malicious' defamation case Rebel Wilson wins €3 million in 'malicious' defamation case
- September 14, 2017

Wilson's lawyers, while speaking to CNN , said the amount is the "largest defamation damages award in Australian legal history". According to news.com.au, the judge claimed the extent of Wilson's defamation was "unprecedented" and warranted substantial damages to the comedian. (more...)
Sitharaman to hold daily meeting with service chiefs, Defence Secretary Sitharaman to hold daily meeting with service chiefs, Defence Secretary
- September 12, 2017

The minister has also chose to hold meetings of the Defence Acquisiton Council, the highest decision making body on defence procurement in the ministry which is chaired by the minister every fortnight. She refused to comment on army chief General Bipin Rawat's recent statement that India must be prepared for two-front war. As per the existing norms, the defence minister normally meets the three Service Chiefs once in a week and the DAC meeting takes place once in a month. (more...)
James Franklin slights Pitt after Penn State's win James Franklin slights Pitt after Penn State's win
- September 11, 2017

Penn State agreed to renew the series in July of 2011, under then AD Tim Curley and head coach Joe Paterno. Pitt eventually became part of the ACC. Penn State hasn't been sharp in this game, one it should have run away with, on paper. It's why 109,898 fans showed up Saturday to form the seventh-largest crowd at Beaver Stadium, and why social media lit up with enough glee to poke at the emotions of the Nittany Lions after Pitt's victory past year. (more...)
JK: Policeman killed, two injured in a terrorists attack in Anantnag JK: Policeman killed, two injured in a terrorists attack in Anantnag
- September 11, 2017

Singh has said that he is going to J&K with an open mind and is ready to meet anyone who wishes to help resolve differences through dialogue. He said it will create jobs for the people of J&K. The visit comes three weeks after Modi's assertion from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the Independence Day that solution to Kashmir problem would be found by hugging the people rather than using bullets and abuses. (more...)
Hingis and Murray too good for Chan and Venus Hingis and Murray too good for Chan and Venus
- September 11, 2017

Scottish Tennis star Sir Andy Murray has lauded his older brother Jamie after he won the US Open Mixed Doubles final with partner Martina Hingis . She will be trying to win a 25th Grand Slam title here on Sunday in the women's doubles final alongside Taiwan's Yung-Jan Chan, against the Czech Republic's Lucie Hradecka and Katerina Siniakova . (more...)
Young Oregon defense to challenge Huskers Young Oregon defense to challenge Huskers
- September 10, 2017

It showed how far a newly installed defense still has to go. Next week, OR takes on their last non-conference opponent in quarterback Josh Allen and the Wyoming Cowboys. Herbert found wide receiver Charles Nelson from eight yards out, and OR went up 14-0 in less than four minutes of gameplay. "Royce and Charles have to be 10-year players in that program from what I remember", Riley said. (more...)
Isaiah Thomas: Boston did not get better with trade Isaiah Thomas: Boston did not get better with trade
- September 08, 2017

Maybe he meant training camp, maybe he meant preseason, but here we are. I am not sure about you guys, but this letter is powerful and it got me excited about the upcoming season for the Cavaliers . "Like Koby said, we have a plan set and we're gonna stick to that plan". "It's been my story. It was Boston's right to trade me". Later, Thomas said his goal always has been to be the greatest player in the game. (more...)
Biggest snubs of Week 2 AP Poll Biggest snubs of Week 2 AP Poll
- September 07, 2017

Florida State plummeted seven spots to No. 10 in The Associated Press college football poll after dropping its opener to Alabama and losing quarterback Deondre Francois to a season-ending knee injury . Virginia Tech, which moved up three spots to No. 18, toppled West Virginia on Sunday night. The rest of the Big 12 went undefeated against poor competition, with the No. (more...)
Nadal into US Open semifinals; American Vandeweghe wins Nadal into US Open semifinals; American Vandeweghe wins
- September 07, 2017

Up next for Nadal will be the victor of the quarter-final clash between five-times US Open champion Federer and Juan Martin del Potro , the 2009 victor. "I have a good shots". Del Potro, the 2009 champion at Flushing Meadows, dropped the opening two sets of the fourth-round match. "I just ran straight to the physio". (more...)
Complete Manchester United Champions League squad list Complete Manchester United Champions League squad list
- September 05, 2017

Chelsea face the Azerbaijani side FK Qarabag in their opening Champions League group match next Tuesday and Costa's absence from their squad means he will not be cup-tied for Atlético should he complete a move to the Spanish club. For the group stages, Manchester United has a stacked roster. CSKA Moscow are 11/1, FC Basel are 16/1 and Benfica comes in at 3/1. He scored 28 times for the Red Devils last term. (more...)
Detroit Tigers give up worst home run in baseball history Detroit Tigers give up worst home run in baseball history
- September 04, 2017

All three were serving the first game of suspensions stemming from an August 24 brawl with the New York Yankees. Ramirez hit a odd solo homer in the first. The Brewers fell 41/2 games behind Chicago in the NL Central, the furthest Milwaukee has been out of first place all season. Ramirez hit two doubles between the home runs and was removed for pinch-runner Giovanny Urshela after the third. (more...)
Mominul back, Tigers opt to bat in 2nd Test Mominul back, Tigers opt to bat in 2nd Test
- September 04, 2017

Australian captain Steve Smith said Sunday he was considering fielding three spinners in the must-win Test against Bangladesh after their shock loss on a turning wicket in the series opener. "They know they are under pressure, because normally they announce the XI", Mushfiqur said. Fast bowler Pat Cummins talked about pacer Jackson Bird waiting in the wings after Josh Hazlewood picked up a left side strain during the first Test and flew back home. (more...)
Oxlade-Chamberlain set for Liverpool move Oxlade-Chamberlain set for Liverpool move
- September 02, 2017

His performance against Liverpool in Arsenal's 4-0 hiding drew flak from fans with his future up in the air. "This is a terrific blow to Arsenal , but I'm not sure it's good for Alex himself". The "shaaambles" hashtag refers to Oxlade-Chamberlain's nickname, rather than being a comment on Arsenal's dealings. Without a Premier League title in 13 years and absent from the Champions League this season following last term's fifth-place finish, Arsenal are no longer a marquee ... (more...)
Transfer records tumble as Oxlaide-Chamberlain joins Liverpool from Arsenal Transfer records tumble as Oxlaide-Chamberlain joins Liverpool from Arsenal
- September 02, 2017

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson was among those to welcome Oxlade-Chamberlain to Anfield ... "This is a terrific blow to Arsenal , but I'm not sure it's good for Alex himself". "I am really , really happy we have got Alex signed", Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp told the team website . Oxlade-Chamberlain joins Kieran Gibbs in leaving the Emirates Stadium in the past 48 hours after the full-back moved to West Brom on Wednesday. (more...)
Cowboys-Texans preseason game canceled Cowboys-Texans preseason game canceled
- August 31, 2017

According to the Cowboys , fans who have already purchased tickets may have their money refunded. Zero tickets were listed Wednesday morning. The proceeds from Thursday's game were slated to go to Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts. Watt said. As of Wednesday afternoon, the fund had raised more than $6.3 million and Watt also raised the goal of the fundraiser to $10 million. Watt set up a page on YouCaring.com and upped his goal of $500,000 in funds for flood relief after raising $200,000 ... (more...)
Kareem Hunt to begin season as Chiefs' featured back Kareem Hunt to begin season as Chiefs' featured back
- August 28, 2017

That kind of injury would only have had a recovery time of around two to eight weeks. "He damaged those and at this point in time, our medical staff believes that he needs season-ending surgery to correct that problem", Burkholder said, according to the Kansas City Star . (more...)
Raikkonen to drive again for Ferrari Raikkonen to drive again for Ferrari
- August 26, 2017

Hamilton, who sportingly moved over for team-mate Bottas at the last round in Hungary to finish fourth, arrives here having finished on the podium just once in his last four outings. At one point, he proclaimed that he had "no interest in returning to Formula One ". "There have been so many unbelievable moments over these 10 years", Hamilton, 32, added. (more...)
Ankle injury could sideline Giants' Odell Beckham for opener vs. Cowboys Ankle injury could sideline Giants' Odell Beckham for opener vs. Cowboys
- August 24, 2017

ESPN reports, it's "not out of the question he could miss a week or two of the regular season ", according to one source . The sources said Beckham's camp explored injury insurance prior to Monday night, when a scary hit left the player with a sprained ankle in a preseason game against the Cleveland Browns . (more...)
Officials let Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor use smaller gloves Officials let Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor use smaller gloves
- August 22, 2017

The fans dictate the fight: if they want to see it, they get it. But Ward believes Mayweather's achievements in the ring mean he has earned the right to fight who he wants. I'm glad Conor believes in himself. Some of the fighters Mayweather's fought would probably beat Conor McGregor as well; Conor can't really compete. It was billed as the "mixed martial arts championship of the world", and Ali expected a $6 million payday. (more...)
Thibaut Courtois says Chelsea must give '150%' in Premier League title defence Thibaut Courtois says Chelsea must give '150%' in Premier League title defence
- August 22, 2017

After Marco Alonso's late victor, his second goal of the game, Conte raved: "Wembley is a fantastic stadium". The win at Tottenham showed that the team spirit is still strong at Chelsea , even without key players from last season Nemanja Matic and Diego Costa . (more...)
Curtis Granderson Hits First Dodger Home Run Curtis Granderson Hits First Dodger Home Run
- August 22, 2017

Verlander and Maeda were throwing dueling no-hitters at this point, so Granderson's home run broke up the no-hitter on Verlander's side. Granderson is batting.273 with 17 home runs and a.979 OPS since May 10, with the latter mark ranking 10th in the Majors over that stretch. (more...)
Dortmund will sell Dembele if Barcelona meet valuation - Zorc Dortmund will sell Dembele if Barcelona meet valuation - Zorc
- August 21, 2017

Today's big story features the latest in Barcelona's bid to sign Neymar's replacement, while there are also updates from other big clubs in world football, some of which may have huge long lasting repercussions. Whilst the Liverpool board have remained silent throughout their whole Coutinho saga, Watzke comes out and attacks Barcelona in a vociferous manner. (more...)
Frank Serpico stands in support of Colin Kaepernick Frank Serpico stands in support of Colin Kaepernick
- August 21, 2017

Marshawn Lynch, a running back for the Oakland Raiders and arguably the most high-profile star to join the national anthem protests since Kaepernick participated last season, sidestepped questions about his participation in them during a press conference last week. (more...)