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Guardiola urges Man City to learn Celtic lesson Guardiola urges Man City to learn Celtic lesson
- October 04, 2016

It's good for the team, good for the club and I'm happy. "This was a big performance from the team and will give them great confidence". Goals from Fernandinho, Rahem Sterling and Nolito cancelled out Moussa Dembele's double as well as Sterling's own goal at the other end. (more...)
Nine Australians arrested over Malaysia-flag underwear at grand prix
- October 04, 2016

Nine Australian tourists have been arrested for public indecency after they stripped down to their underwear at the Malaysian Grand Prix. Meanwhile, The Advertiser reports one of the men - named as Jack Walker - is an adviser to Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne. (more...)
Somebody Made A Mortal Kombat Match Featuring Odell Beckham & A Kicking Net
- October 03, 2016

The matchup between Norman and Beckham that Sunday afternoon brought three personal fouls against the wide receiver and two against the cornerback. Beckham was at a rolling boil at this point, as he took his frustrations out on a kicking net on the sideline as Manning tried to calm him down afterward. (more...)
Rams hand disappointing Cards another loss
- October 03, 2016

Somehow, someway, the Rams are 2-1. "Huge", said Rams coach Jeff Fisher , who only three weeks earlier was trying to rally a team that had been shutout to start its season. I can't believe I just wrote that sentence, but here we are. On the season, Arizona is dead last in the National Football League in net punting at 33.6 yards per punt. (more...)
Weather delay in Tampa Bay for 2nd straight week Weather delay in Tampa Bay for 2nd straight week
- October 03, 2016

Lynch, drafted in the first round to be a big part of Denver's future, added a nice first chapter to his career by finishing a 27-7 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. I just don't see Tampa figuring it all out this week. The defending Super Bowl champs haven't missed a beat without retired quarterback Peyton Manning , as Trevor Siemian, 24, has proved to be a steady leader for the team, even being named AFC offensive player of the week for his performance in their 29-12 destruction ... (more...)
Benches Clear After Yasiel Puig & Madison Bumgarner Almost Come to Blows Benches Clear After Yasiel Puig & Madison Bumgarner Almost Come to Blows
- October 03, 2016

Every rivalry worth its odium finds itself eventually in the sandbox, dragging everyone back to second grade with it, and so Madison Bumgarner and Yasiel Puig on Monday night at Dodger Stadium found themselves screaming over who eyeballed whom first. (more...)
India dismiss New Zealand for 204, lead by 112 in Kolkata India dismiss New Zealand for 204, lead by 112 in Kolkata
- October 03, 2016

To give that context, the highest successful fourth innings chase in 40 matches and 82 years of tests at the ground is India's 120-2 to defeat South Africa in 2004. Referring to the stand with Saha, the flamboyant Rohit said they chose to play every ball on its merit. Watling batted in Patel's shadow but showed the faith and composure which makes him the ideal candidate to nurse the tail. (more...)
Four downs: Roberts' return gives Lions boost
- October 03, 2016

At the same time, can we really argue that the Bears' offensive problems were solved outside of starting a running back that can effectively run the football? Stafford threw to where he believed a cutting wide receiver Golden Tate would be, but Tate kept running upfield. (more...)
Cowboys @ 49ers: Injury Report Cowboys @ 49ers: Injury Report
- October 03, 2016

But Witten, now 34, does not have the same athleticism of Jimmy Graham and Greg Olsen, who presented the 49ers with extremely hard matchups in the last two weeks, and is an easier cover for the San Francisco linebackers. Cutler was completing almost 61 percent of his passes for 373 yards and had thrown just one touchdown to go with a pair of interceptions through approximately one and a half games. (more...)
Kiwis hit back as India crumble Kiwis hit back as India crumble
- October 02, 2016

They brought up their individual fifties in successive overs before Santner had Pujara popping a simple return catch. Mark Craig dismissed Ajinkya Rahane in a testing post-tea spell of flight and drift. Sharma walked out to bat just before tea with India on 185 for four. Murali Vijay raises his bat after completing a half-century on the opening day of the first Test match against New Zealand at Green Park in Kanpur on Thursday. (more...)
Duke vs. Notre Dame: Game Preview, Prediction and Players to Watch Duke vs. Notre Dame: Game Preview, Prediction and Players to Watch
- October 02, 2016

Fifty years ago, Michigan State and Notre Dame played to a tie . "We're going to work to get this group better each and every week", he said. Now at 1-2, Notre Dame's College Football Playoff hopes are pretty much toast and it has a lot to do with the team's inability to stop opposing running games. (more...)
Raptors down Warriors in NBA pre-season opener Raptors down Warriors in NBA pre-season opener
- October 02, 2016

But there were some interesting points to note from this contest, starting with. They understand the talent level, they also understand the nuances of building a team and integrating a star like Durant into a group that was already established, even if means a turnaround in the perception of the team. (more...)
Wenger hails Gunners' first-half performance
- October 01, 2016

Coming five days after a 3-0 defeat of Chelsea that Wenger described as nearly flawless, another sublime display showed why the Arsenal fans who called for the Frenchman to quit during a turbulent last 18 months should be grateful he chose to stick around for a 20th year with the Gunners. (more...)
Yanks' playoff hopes take big hit in 4-game sweep at Boston
- October 01, 2016

The Yankees are reeling from their 7 loss in nine games. Xander Bogaerts was almost halfway to second, giving Sabathia a chance to complete an easy inning-ending double play. They shut down the Yankees , holding them to just four hits over the last 5 1/3 innings. He did just that. That was all the Sox relievers needed. In his first ever major league start last night, Gabriel Ynoa struck out eight over just four and two thirds to pick up the win. (more...)
Champions League: Guardiola's flawless record falls in thrilling Celtic draw
- October 01, 2016

Manchester City's ideal start to the season was stopped on Wednesday, but the Citizens are yet to lose after a marvelous 3-3 draw against Celtic FC at Celtic Park, which saw the Sky Blues drop to second place in the Champions League group stage. (more...)
Noble: West Ham can't get any worse
- September 30, 2016

We are doing it in training, we are approaching it like that, but it is not happening". It is never one player. "But you can't go on losing game after game without having to make a big decision". Southampton boss Claude Puel is hopeful that striker Charlie Austin's good form is recognised by a call-up to the England squad. "We didn't deserve to be up in the first half but it was a typical 0-0 game in the first half, but then we conceded an early goal ". (more...)
Canada Moves On To World Cup Final
- September 30, 2016

But the squad mostly cruised through the preliminary round, where they finished runner-up to tournament favorite Canada in Group A, and were not intimidated in the semi-final when they came up against a formidable Swedish defense. "I don't think anyone wants us here in the tournament and now we're in the final", said Zuccarello. "From my experience as a player, it always mattered what you think as a player, what can happen, what you can influence on the ice and not what somebody's writing or ... (more...)
Cardinals top Reds on Molina's disputed double in 9th inning Cardinals top Reds on Molina's disputed double in 9th inning
- September 30, 2016

Louis. Cardinals manager Mike Matheny , whose team trails the San Francisco Giants by a half-game for the final wild-card spot pending the late game in San Francisco, acknowledged that the ground rules at Busch Stadium made that a dead ball. (more...)
Jose Mourinho slams football 'Einsteins' in no-nonsense retort to Manchester United criticism
- September 30, 2016

It was eventually a smooth passage, assisted by Northampton keeper Adam Smith, who endured a nightmare evening and played a big part in two of United's goals. United suffered a scare when Alex Revell, the Northampton striker, equalized at Sixfields after Michael Carrick had opened the scoring with a sweet strike. (more...)
House of Reps. to reward Paralympic team House of Reps. to reward Paralympic team
- September 30, 2016

Once more, it was China that dominated overall, with 239 medals, including 107 golds - far ahead of nearest rival Britain with 147 total and 64 golds. These include two golds, one silver and one bronze, stood in 43rd place in the medal table. "The passing of Iranian cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad has affected us all and left the whole Paralympic movement united in grief". (more...)
Cowboys' Bryant won't practice after injuring knee vs Bears
- September 30, 2016

He left the field for a few plays to head back to the locker room, but returned to the game and played the rest of the way. "I did see him moving around, but I saw Michael Irvin - I'll never forget that - go back out and play [after a knee injury]". (more...)
Klopp holds talks with Sakho after Snapchat comments Klopp holds talks with Sakho after Snapchat comments
- September 30, 2016

It was never going to go down well with Klopp and the Liverpool boss has now revealed how he responded to Sakho's outburst. "He is really strong in this situation and he can play close to all offensive positions", Klopp told Sky Sports. (more...)
Kevin De Bruyne Injury: Manchester City Star Injures Hamstring vs. Swansea City Kevin De Bruyne Injury: Manchester City Star Injures Hamstring vs. Swansea City
- September 29, 2016

There was a late injury worry for Pep Guardiola as De Bruyne limped off appearing to hold his hamstring, but the victory makes it six wins from six league games, and 10 in a row in all competitions under the new head coach. "We will have to wait and see when we get back to Manchester, He will be going in to see the doctor on Sunday". "We just focused on pre-season, and then we took a lot of confidence from our Champions League qualifying games, and then it's been game by game". (more...)
Injured Ekblad sits out World Cup hockey game
- September 29, 2016

On July 3, 2016, Canada's oldest thoroughbred horse race, and North America's longest continuously. Given how bad the US team looked on Saturday, the North America bandwagon is looking like a good place to be! North America's blazing fast play in exhibition games made it the most intriguing part of the World Cup, and that fascination is only stronger now that it showed it can thrive when it counts. (more...)
Man United captain Rooney dropped by Mourinho
- September 29, 2016

Pogba and Mata ran the midfield in front of the anchorman Ander Herrera, Zlatan Ibrahimovic floated around prompting play, while Rashford was his usual busy self and scored for the third straight game. Chris Smalling, who succeeded Rooney as captain, had begun the rout with a header after 22 minutes. For the rest of the half, United were at their relentless best. (more...)
Change or die, moderates warn Labour Party Change or die, moderates warn Labour Party
- September 29, 2016

But they're outnumbered by dissenters, such as David Blunkett and David Miliband, who've opted to criticise Labour's new leadership from afar. Mr Corbyn's camp has made clear that the Labour leader is "not concerned about numbers" of immigrants. (more...)
Heat say Bosh failed physical, not cleared for return
- September 29, 2016

Garnett, 40, informed the Timberwolves of his decision to retire. Bosh even tried to convince the management to allow him to continue playing while on blood thinners last season but the team has denied him. "We are not. I think Chris is still open-minded". "Any time Chris is willing to have a conversation, I'm more than welcomed. I told him, 'Make sure you focus on that first'". (more...)
Giants top Dodgers 2-0 despite injuries to Cueto, Crawford
- September 29, 2016

They handed the Dodgers a 2-0 defeat. Another night, another low-scoring game between the Dodgers and Giants . Louis Cardinals are also 80-71, leaving them and the Giants in a three-way tie for the two NL wild-card spots.San Francisco evened the three-game set with the Dodgers ahead of the series finale Wednesday.Trouble struck for the Giants in the top of the second, as they ran their way out of a threat and came out of it with an injury. (more...)
Patriots' Jimmy Garoppolo guilt trip: Brady played through worse Patriots' Jimmy Garoppolo guilt trip: Brady played through worse
- September 29, 2016

New England (2-0) will match up with a Houston quarterback with some success against it on his resume. Yates, but chose to stick with the status quo at quarterback. Brock Osweiler was under center last November in Denver when the Broncos overcame a 14-0 deficit for a 30-24 overtime victory to give New England its first loss of 2015. (more...)
Atletico Madrid vs. Bayern Munich, Gladbach vs. Barcelona Atletico Madrid vs. Bayern Munich, Gladbach vs. Barcelona
- September 29, 2016

Griezmann ousted two German sides from semi-finals in recent months as his away goal sealed Atletico's path to the Champions League final after a 2-2 draw on aggregate in May and then scored twice as France dumped the world champions out of Euro 2016. (more...)
Australia bowls Ireland out for 198 in ODI in South Africa Australia bowls Ireland out for 198 in ODI in South Africa
- September 28, 2016

Australia begin their five-match ODI series with South Africa at Centurion on Friday, with Smith aware the hosts will pose a greater threat. Khawaja made 82 not out and Smith an unbeaten 59 as Australia chased down a modest target of 199 with 19.5 overs to spare. (more...)
Johnson, Chappell tied for Tour Championship lead
- September 28, 2016

McIlroy was three shots behind with three holes to play Sunday in the Tour Championship. The victor of the Deutsche Bank Championship this month, McIlroy could yet enter his fourth Ryder Cup as the FedEx Cup champion , having closed to within two strokes of leaders Dustin Johnson and Kevin Chappell ahead of the final round of the Tour Championship in Atlanta . (more...)
Jose Fernandez's death is MLB's latest tragedy
- September 27, 2016

In honour of Fernandez, many wore his No. 16 jersey and brought flowers, teddy bears and pictures of the All Star pitcher. The Marlins were set to play the Atlanta Braves Sunday, but canceled the game in the wake of the disgusting news. There was no immediate indication that alcohol or drugs were a cause in the crash, Veloz said. "Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this hard time". (more...)
Manchester United glimpse shining future beyond Rooney
- September 26, 2016

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho dropped Wayne Rooney for the clash against Leicester City and he has now explained why. Sign up to our daily newsletter for up to date global news and features. Leaders Manchester City beat Swansea 3-1 to make it a flawless 10 victories under Pep Guardiola, including six in the Premier League , as they recorded their best start to a top-flight campaign. (more...)
McIlroy the big winner at East Lake
- September 26, 2016

Day was travelling okay on Friday with one birdie and one bogey through seven holes before things unravelled. They finished at 12-under 268. Mickelson once went 10 consecutive seasons with a victory, Woods' record is nine straight. He lost in a three-man playoff in August in the Web.com Tour event in Wichita, Kansas. There's no need for a FedEx Cup task force. Tway was 27th on the Web.com money list. (more...)
Mother: Love for abducted Minnesota boy 'will never die' Mother: Love for abducted Minnesota boy 'will never die'
- September 26, 2016

Jacob Wetterling's playful personality was captured on a homemade movie. The Wetterling's shared that gift with everyone else Sunday. The 75-minute service celebrated Jacob's life with songs, prayers and memories while family photos were displayed on large screens. (more...)
Canada beats Russia 5-3, advances to World Cup finals
- September 26, 2016

Beating Sweden in a semifinal is one thing. Certainly it was easy to scoff at their ragtag roster - this clearly ill-thought-out brainwave that united players representing eight different countries under one made-up flag - and have a hearty chuckle. (more...)
Indians' Carrasco breaks hand in 1-0 win over Tigers
- September 26, 2016

The loss dropped Baltimore three games behind first-place Boston in the AL East and a half-game in back of Toronto for the top AL wild-card slot, pending the Blue Jays' late game at the Los Angeles Angels. Indians manager Terry Francona announced the diagnosis after the game. Carrasco was sent for X-rays, which revealed the fracture. Indians starting pitcher Trevor Bauer can not handle a hit back to the mound by the Tigers' Cameron Maybin during the first inning September 18 at ... (more...)
Mourinho admits confidence low in Manchester United squad
- September 26, 2016

I know the situation is not click your fingers and everybody is flawless. "I think in the first half they were much better than us". Despite an uninspiring display in Europe's second-tier competition, Mourinho refused to single out any players for criticism. (more...)
Branislav Ivanovic admits Chelsea are hurting after Arsenal result
- September 26, 2016

Sure I was angry, but my players were also angry. "I was angry, but my players were also angry". This is normal. Because there are rules in the dressing room, and you must respect this. "Arsene Wenger is doing a good job but it's normal that when every year you fight for the title you want to win it, but to stay up there every year is not easy". (more...)

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