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Man City star De Bruyne: We're ruthless compared to past year Man City star De Bruyne: We're ruthless compared to past year
- October 21, 2017

De Gea, of course, has done this on more occasions than United fans would care to mention - most recently at Anfield - but doubt remains over whether the former Benfica man can do the same in his first season in the Premier League. De Bruyne also created Gabriel Jesus's victor on Tuesday night in the 2-1 win over Serie A leaders Napoli that maintained City's ideal start in the Champions League with three wins out of three. (more...)
Manchester United expect Zlatan Ibrahimovic to return before end of year Manchester United expect Zlatan Ibrahimovic to return before end of year
- October 21, 2017

I don't know when he comes back, when he's available, I have no idea". It doesn't mean I don't miss the players, I would like them to be here for us. We had a little bit of a strategy, especially on set-pieces to make him uncomfortable. "I never felt we could concede a goal and were solid defensively", he told BT Sport. Next up, the Red Devils will collide against Huddersfield Town on Saturday. (more...)
How to watch the Champions League clash without paying any money How to watch the Champions League clash without paying any money
- October 19, 2017

Shouldn't be a surprising if Chris Smalling is paired up with Victor Lindelof against a young Benfica attack. Of course, Manchester United are lead by Jose Mourinho , who is known for his tendency to play conservatively on the road in the Champions League , especially when there isn't much at stake. (more...)
The Chicago Bulls' Practice Didn't Go As Planned The Chicago Bulls' Practice Didn't Go As Planned
- October 19, 2017

Paxson said that Mirotic needs to pass a concussion protocol before the facial injuries can be treated. Both players will not travel with the team to Toronto for the regular season opener on Thursday night, which means the start at power forward will go to rookie Lauri Markkanen . (more...)
Goodell: NFL believes players should stand for anthem Goodell: NFL believes players should stand for anthem
- October 19, 2017

United States President Donald Trump has accused the NFL of showing "total disrespect" for the United States by not forcing players to stand during the national anthem. "Our players are men of great character", Goodell said at the conference. Trump first weighed in on the protest debate in a speech in Alabama last month, saying, "get that son of a bitch off the field", his suggestion for how National Football League owners should handle protesting players. (more...)
Joel Embiid Says His Minutes Restriction is 'F---ing Bull----' Joel Embiid Says His Minutes Restriction is 'F---ing Bull----'
- October 18, 2017

For fantasy owners, the restriction will no doubt be frustrating, but Embiid has proven he can still be productive while playing under a minutes limit. Brown and the newly installed medical team headlined by Dr. Daniel Medina likely have yet to see enough on-court work to justify allowing him to play more. (more...)
TalkSPORT 2 Champions League commentary on October 17, 2017
- October 18, 2017

Now Klopp must hope the dominant display marks a much-needed change in his side's fortunes. However, Sevilla scored a second-half goal, to capture a point at Anfield. James Milner is in midfield, along with Georginio Wijnaldum and Emre Can. Salah made it three with his seventh goal of the season in the 19th minute. (more...)
Carolina Panthers fan arrested, accused of punching spectator in video
- October 17, 2017

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police arrested Maraghy and charged him with simple assault after sucker-punching an older fan Thursday night in the upper deck of Bank of America stadium during the Panthers-Eagles game. The video shows Maraghy eventually turning around and punching the man sitting behind him in the face. The victim is a 62 year-old man. Terry reported Maraghy was charged with assault in 2013 before the allegations were dropped. (more...)
Federer beats Nadal, wins Shanghai Masters Federer beats Nadal, wins Shanghai Masters
- October 17, 2017

It's his 94th career title. It was Federer's fifth consecutive victory over his archrival-the first time he's beaten Nadal in five straight matches-as he narrowed the Spaniard's lead in their iconic rivalry to 23-15. "It was very clear for me how I had to play and I was able to do it for the one hour and 12 minutes that I was out there". "In a way not surprising because I felt good all week..." "When you play against somebody that is better than you in most of the things that really ... (more...)
Hillary Clinton Pictured In Foot Brace As She Misses Interviews After Fall Hillary Clinton Pictured In Foot Brace As She Misses Interviews After Fall
- October 17, 2017

Opening up about the men who she alleges blocked her path to the White House, Clinton says she was "shivved" by the former head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, James Comey, who handled the investigation of her use of a private email server as former secretary of state. (more...)
The incredible Watford statistic following injury-time victor vs Arsenal The incredible Watford statistic following injury-time victor vs Arsenal
- October 16, 2017

Per Mertesacker headed Arsene Wenger's side into a 39th-minute lead from a corner but Troy Deeney equalised from the penalty spot in the 71st minute after Hector Bellerin had bundled over Richarlison. Silva joined Watford before this season from Hull City, where he earned widespread admiration despite being relegated from the Premier League . "He is not. (more...)
Josh McCown throws for 354 yards in Jets' loss to the Patriots Josh McCown throws for 354 yards in Jets' loss to the Patriots
- October 16, 2017

A good series before the half. "This was something we needed", said safety Devin McCourty, who had an interception. If Skrine had picked the ball off, the Jets would have gotten the ball in New England territory with a chance to take a 21-point lead. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp: 'I couldn't use Man Utd tactics'
- October 15, 2017

Obviously for Man United it is OK. Will, or can, Mourinho risk the safety-first approach at home against United's neighbours, or will he have to show his hand and give his players the licence to attack? "I needed my bench, and I didn't have a bench", he said . (more...)
Cleverley hands Watford rare home win over Arsenal Cleverley hands Watford rare home win over Arsenal
- October 15, 2017

No penalty, no goal". That penalty was a bit ridiculous. I believe that Jack, at the moment, is in the best form I've seen him in for a long time. The German makes his first Premier League start in 532 days and would be hoping to mark it with a clean sheet and a win against Watford . (more...)
Grigor Dimitrov ends rally with spectacular drop-shot against Rafael Nadal Grigor Dimitrov ends rally with spectacular drop-shot against Rafael Nadal
- October 14, 2017

Federer, the Swiss world number two, plays Richard Gasquet in the last eight on Friday after Gasquet outlasted fellow Frenchman Gilles Simon in a marathon three-setter. Nadal has yet to drop serve in Shanghai. Sixth seed Grigor Dimitrov , who saved match points on Wednesday against Ryan Harrison , had a more comfortable day as he beat American 10th seed Sam Querrey 6-3 7-6 (7-3). (more...)
Astros starting Keuchel in Game 1, Verlander in Game 2 Astros starting Keuchel in Game 1, Verlander in Game 2
- October 14, 2017

Tanaka pitched a stellar outing in Game 3 of the ALDS against the Indians when the Yankees were facing elimination. The Yankees' last ALCS appearance was in 2012. In order to earn a trip back to the World Series, their first since 2005, the Astros will have to get past a ball club that has won 40 American League pennants. (more...)
Joel Embiid signs five-year max extension with Philadelphia 76ers Joel Embiid signs five-year max extension with Philadelphia 76ers
- October 12, 2017

That means Embiid would need to suffer a severe foot or back injury, places where injuries during his National Basketball Association run have induced surgeries, to put the franchise on a path toward cutting Embiid and saving money. That's at least more than Sixers fans will be offered for the last two preseason games. Philadelphia is taking a risk by giving Embiid a giant contract, but the payoff is well worth the risks. (more...)
France vs Belarus UEFA World Cup Qualifying (2-0) France vs Belarus UEFA World Cup Qualifying (2-0)
- October 12, 2017

Providing a cause for France's people to unite behind during some tough cultural times , Deschamps says that the supporters were just as vital to the win over Belarus as his players. The Netherlands are looking to avoid failing to qualify for successive major tournaments for the first time since 1986, having also missed out on Euro 2016. (more...)
Only nine places remain for next summer's World Cup Only nine places remain for next summer's World Cup
- October 12, 2017

Lionel Messi threw his shirt at Argentinian fans: the suffering was over and it was time to celebrate the Albiceleste's last-gasp qualification for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation, but also in full knowledge that many things will need to change before June. (more...)
First T20I Duck For Kohli After 47 Innings First T20I Duck For Kohli After 47 Innings
- October 11, 2017

On a pitch that seemed moist and soft underneath, David Warner asked India to bat first at Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati , which is making its global debut. It was followed by a record-breaking delivery to Virat Kohli getting him out for a duck for the first time in T20Is. Manish Pandey (6) slashed an outside edge to Tim Paine before a stunning catch from the backpedalling stand-in captain David Warner secured Behrendorff's fourth wicket of the match. (more...)
Syria's World Cup hopes come to end Syria's World Cup hopes come to end
- October 11, 2017

But the home team were rocked in the sixth minute of the reverse fixture when Omar Al Somah , dubbed the Syrian Zlatan Ibrahimovic, capitalised on a mistake from Mark Milligan and fired the minnows into a shock lead. With the visitors seemingly holding out for penalties, their task was not made any easier when Mahmoud Al Mawas was sent off only a few minutes into the allotted 30. (more...)
Dodgers advance to NLCS, sweep Diamondbacks Dodgers advance to NLCS, sweep Diamondbacks
- October 11, 2017

Darvish was brilliant with just 76 pitches over five innings, allowing just two hits and a hit batsman, striking out seven. Thankfully, Walker was in good enough shape to take his place at first base, but that was it for Darvish. Quality at-bats, with quality production. "It was about finishing them off", Darvish said, "because momentum can go their way". The key here is how did the Dodgers get these runners in scoring position. (more...)
Liverpool's Mane facing six weeks out with hamstring injury Liverpool's Mane facing six weeks out with hamstring injury
- October 11, 2017

Liverpool forward Sadio Mané could be out of action for up to six weeks after picking up a hamstring injury on worldwide duty, his club confirmed this afternoon. The speedy forward picked up a red card during the 5-0 loss to Manchester City last month but was back in the starting line-up for the 1-1 draw at Newcastle before the global break. (more...)
Iceland Qualified For The FIFA World Cup With A Thunderous Viking Clap Iceland Qualified For The FIFA World Cup With A Thunderous Viking Clap
- October 11, 2017

Iceland got through to the quarter-final stage before their fairytale run was ended by hosts and beaten finalists France 5-2. The team earned ticket to the World Cup with 22 points. Now, the World Cup in Russian Federation will also be graced by the popular northern Europeans and their colourful fans who started a clapping trend at the Euros that is sure to make its mark next year. (more...)
Oldest member of US Senate, Dianne Feinstein, announces re-election bid at 84 Oldest member of US Senate, Dianne Feinstein, announces re-election bid at 84
- October 10, 2017

Furthermore, Feinstein is 84, and running for reelection means that numerous younger Democratic talents in California may not have a clear opportunity to rise through the ranks. Kevin de Leon, who is term-limited as the Senate president pro tempore, are also known to be angling for higher office. In a series of tweets posted after the announcement on Monday, Sanberg sought to make the case that Feinstein had been too deferential to Trump, and that with deep-blue California " leading the ... (more...)
Football Legend, Hall of Famer YA Tittle Dies, 90
- October 10, 2017

Tittle , who was just two weeks away from his 91st birthday, spent 10 seasons with the 49ers from 1951 through 1960. Tittle still remains tied with seven other players - including Peyton Manning and Drew Brees - for the most touchdown passes (seven) in a single game in National Football League history. (more...)
Brendan Steele retains Safeway Open title with two-shot victory Brendan Steele retains Safeway Open title with two-shot victory
- October 10, 2017

Brendan Steele rallied in windy conditions to successfully defend his title at the Safeway Open in California on Sunday and become the tournament's first repeat victor. "A little bit of everything worked for me today", Steele told reporters. "I'm not hitting it perfectly straight right now but (still) finding a way to get the job done right now", he said. (more...)
Permutations: The results Ireland need to reach play-off (Part 2)
- October 10, 2017

With Bale in the team, the Dragons are a side capable of reaching the semi-finals of major tournaments, just as they did in the summer of 2016 when the one-time world's most expensive player inspired Chris Coleman's men to the Euro 2016 last four. (more...)
Rodgers Leads Packers Comeback Win Rodgers Leads Packers Comeback Win
- October 10, 2017

Off that Thursday night game in which he suffered a concussion, Adams was targeted 11 times and caught seven passes for 66 yards and two touchdowns. The defense was torched in the second half in the air with Aaron Rodgers and on the ground by former UTEP and El Paso Burges running back Aaron Jones . (more...)
Ghana start with a win Ghana start with a win
- October 09, 2017

De Matos said his boys will learn from the mistakes committed against U.S. and emerge stronger. "We will fight to win each match even if there is only five percent chance of winning". I am proud of their performance", remarked the All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel. Aniket Jadhav brushed aside the pressure factor and stated, "Pressure is always there when you play football". (more...)
Sainz to replace Palmer at Renault from COTA Sainz to replace Palmer at Renault from COTA
- October 09, 2017

Renault chief Abiteboul said that bringing in Sainz four races early would assist the team in getting a "jump start" on its 2018 preparations. "They did an incredible job and congratulations for that, it shows the commitment they have, and I really appreciate it". (more...)
Miami beats Florida State with game-winning TD Miami beats Florida State with game-winning TD
- October 09, 2017

But their attack began clicking after the break. Tyler's punts made a key impact during the first half. Berrios leads the 'Canes in receptions and yards this season, which is uncanny from the slot receiver position. Miami Hurricanes quarterback Malik Rosier (12) gets sacked by Florida State Seminoles defensive end Brian Burns (99) during the second quarter of the Florida State Seminoles games against the Miami Hurricanes. (more...)
Waston heroics lift Costa Rica into fifth World Cup Waston heroics lift Costa Rica into fifth World Cup
- October 09, 2017

One of those three teams will face either Syria or Australia for a place in the World Cup. Honduras, however, took the lead after 66 minutes when Eddie Hernandez powered home a header from nine yards out. When it comes to separating the two sides locked on ten points, if Panama match Honduras' result only a five-goal swing in goal difference in favour of Los Catrachos can prevent Panama coming out on top. (more...)
Raiders QB Derek Carr listed as questionable for Sunday Raiders QB Derek Carr listed as questionable for Sunday
- October 09, 2017

Former Buffalo starter EJ Manuel will be tasked with running the offense until Carr returns. "I'm looking at it as an opportunity that's before me right now", Manuel told the Sacramento Bee . " Derek Carr is Derek Carr ", linebacker Terrell Suggs said. The Ravens travel to Oakland having lost two in a row after a 2-0 start. I can't believe the Raiders would take a chance with their franchise, but if he's feeling well enough to get out there, they'll probably let him try it out ... (more...)
Long day: Western beats Buffalo in septuple OT Long day: Western beats Buffalo in septuple OT
- October 09, 2017

Western Michigan (now 4-2) was 32nd in the nation in scoring, Buffalo (now 3-3) was 100th. "To watch it happen with two-point conversions and two-point stops and field goals and missed field goals and all that stuff - the emotional roller coaster to be on - you fumble and then you get a stop, all the things that happened, what a great deal". (more...)
How giant balloons could restore wireless service in Puerto Rico How giant balloons could restore wireless service in Puerto Rico
- October 08, 2017

Project Loon said the effort in Peru marked the first time that an internet system using balloons had connected tens of thousands of people. The license extends from October 6th until April 4th, 2018, and it was granted to Ben Wojtowicz, a software engineer and member of Alphabet's X lab who works on Project Loon. (more...)
Virat Kohli looks to extend domination in Steve Smith's Virat Kohli looks to extend domination in Steve Smith's
- October 08, 2017

On the other hand, the Indian cricket team would be full of confidence after dominating the ODI series . Only Tim Paine (17) managed to cross the double-digit mark as Australia were reduced to 118 for eight in 18.4 overs when rain arrived. (more...)
Russian Federation in $3-bn missile defence deal with Saudi Arabia
- October 07, 2017

More recently, tensions were high over the war in Syria, in which Russian Federation has staunchly backed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad while Saudi Arabia has supported his foes. The agreement, implemented in January, is created to bring the global level of crude oil inventories closer to the five-year average. "But in general, speaking about a potential extension, it should last at least to the end of 2018". (more...)
Bayern Munich Appoints Jupp Heynckes As Coach Bayern Munich Appoints Jupp Heynckes As Coach
- October 07, 2017

Two German coaches are believed to be in the running to manage Bayern in the long-term. "We are convinced that he is exactly the right man to lead the team from the current situation back to success to achieve our goals". "I don't want to come back earlier than that but inside I still want to coach every single day, therefore I don't think I would join a national team". (more...)
Confident, versatile New York Yankees will test Cleveland Indians Confident, versatile New York Yankees will test Cleveland Indians
- October 06, 2017

And the character the Yankees showed to pull out the victory - turning the page on a awful start, immediately responding to get back in the game and doing the unconventional - may make NY the team no one wants to face. In eight career regular-season starts against The Tribe, Gray is 3-3 with a 3.38 ERA . Gregorius tied it with a 3-run homer in the bottom of the first, Judge homered in his playoff debut and Gardner also went deep as NY rallied for an 8-4 victory, its first postseason win ... (more...)
Premier League In Focus - West Brom vs Watford Preview Premier League In Focus - West Brom vs Watford Preview
- October 05, 2017

He has resisted the temptation to pick a three-man midfield in most games, instead going with two central midfielders and Henrikh Mkhitaryan pushed up behind Romelu Lukaku . Mourinho and United will finally get their chance to send out a similar message after the global break. The issue has been simmering for years and former Liverpool CEO Ian Ayre has led calls for clubs to be able to sell their foreign rights on an individual basis which would allow the big ones to cash in more on their ... (more...)
Srinagar attack: Rajnath calls high level meeting to review situation Srinagar attack: Rajnath calls high level meeting to review situation
- October 04, 2017

Camp near Srinagar airport that was attacked on morning was heavily damaged by three terrorists. "Body of one of the terrorists has been found with his identity yet to ascertained", said Director General of Police SP Vaid. In August, suicide attackers stormed a highly-guarded police installation in the southern part of this disputed territory, killing four policemen and four paramilitary personnel. (more...)
Enough Isn't Enough: Scoring 30 points should mean a victory, Cowboys Enough Isn't Enough: Scoring 30 points should mean a victory, Cowboys
- October 04, 2017

The best thing to be said about Dallas' defensive effort is the fact on seven - yes, seven - occasions, the Cowboys (2-2) held Los Angeles and kicker Greg Zuerlein to a field goal. "You get picked No. 1 for a reason and he's had a lot of success early this year, so he's good", said Prescott , who was the 135th overall pick in the fourth round before becoming NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2016. (more...)
Los Angeles Rams vs. Dallas Cowboys: Prediction, preview, pick to win Los Angeles Rams vs. Dallas Cowboys: Prediction, preview, pick to win
- October 04, 2017

Definitely not Fisher-esque. Anthony Zettel led a ferocious performance by Detroit's defense with two sacks, four hurries and a fumble recovery as the visiting Lions forced three turnovers while holding Minnesota scoreless in the second half. (more...)
Wales striker Tom Lawrence remains calm despite Gareth Bale´s injury Wales striker Tom Lawrence remains calm despite Gareth Bale´s injury
- October 04, 2017

With Coleman expected to task Liverpool's Ben Woodburn with the job of replacing the Real Madrid forward, Brooks could emerge as the 47-year-old's first-choice option from the bench should Wales need to bolster their attack during a match which could decide whether they qualify for Russian Federation 2018. (more...)
Gareth Bale could miss Spurs game with injury worse than feared Gareth Bale could miss Spurs game with injury worse than feared
- October 04, 2017

Wales are now in second place in Group D, four points behind leaders Serbia and one point above the Republic. The entire 30-man Ireland squad are due to train this morning with O'Neill hopeful that James McCarthy, Harry Arter and David McGoldrick can shake off problems ahead of Friday's clash with Moldova . (more...)
Macklemore to donate proceeds from Same Love to marriage equality campaign Macklemore to donate proceeds from Same Love to marriage equality campaign
- October 03, 2017

The criticism has been led by former prime minister, Tony Abbott, and Liberal senator, Eric Abetz. Conservative politicians and pundits are outraged that Macklemore plans to sing his pro-marriage equality anthem, Save Love , at Sunday's event. (more...)
Bears-Packers game resumes after lightning delay Bears-Packers game resumes after lightning delay
- October 03, 2017

The injury to Adams cast a pall late in the third quarter. "Unity is what it is, without unity there would be nothing", said Packers fan Jose Diaz. One receiver who has witnessed what Glennon and Trubisky are capable of first hand is none other than former New York Giants mega-star Victor Cruz . (more...)
Manchester United can't rest Lukaku until Ibrahimovic is fit, says Mourinho Manchester United can't rest Lukaku until Ibrahimovic is fit, says Mourinho
- October 03, 2017

Lukaku has hit the ground running at Old Trafford and looks like he is ready to lead the line for the Red Devils in the coming weeks and months as Mourinho looks to steer Manchester United to the title. "I wouldn't be fair if I didn't say that every step in his career, with different managers, with fellow players, with different teams, were not contributing to what he is now". (more...)
Oklahoma State at Texas Tech Oklahoma State at Texas Tech
- October 02, 2017

Oklahoma State flirted with disaster all night. The Cowboys responded with a tying touchdown drive, capped by Mason Rudolph's 5-yard pass to Justice Hill for the score to make it 14-14 with 9:41 to play in the first half. In the win, Rudolph went 27/38 passing for 376 yards with three touchdowns and one interception. This tied the game, 7-7, with 7:42 left in the first quarter. (more...)