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Palace sack De Boer, replaced by Hodgson Palace sack De Boer, replaced by Hodgson
- September 14, 2017

Former England manager Hodgson, who was born in Croydon and was on Palace's books without breaking through into the first team, admits work needs to be done to lift them off the bottom of the table. But his time in charge of England ended with a shock defeat by outsiders Iceland that saw the team knocked out of Euro 2016. One of the key negotiating points for Hodgson in taking the job was that he could bring his former England and Fulham No2 Ray Lewington into Selhurst with him. (more...)
Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. returns to practice Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. returns to practice
- September 14, 2017

Needless to say, NY needs to get Beckham Jr. back on the field for Monday night's game against the Detroit Lions. Beckham has not practiced since spraining his ankle in a preseason game on August 21. He was spotted in a dance battle with Oklahoma City Thunder star point guard Russell Westbrook, sprained ankle and all, last Thursday in the Meatpacking District. (more...)
Two ECU road games rescheduled due to Irma postponements Two ECU road games rescheduled due to Irma postponements
- September 14, 2017

Houston game, originally scheduled for November 4 at home, will be played Sat., Oct. 28 at Raymond James Stadium. The game will played on Sunday because the Huskies' Pratt & Whitney Stadium is not available that Saturday. The game against Cincinnati , previously scheduled for October 28 in Tampa, will now be played on October 14 at Raymond James Stadium. Houston will play at USF Saturday, Oct. (more...)
Super agents Raiola and Mendes fight over Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli Super agents Raiola and Mendes fight over Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli
- September 14, 2017

Neither Raiola or Mendes have much experience of representing English players but, with the 21-year-old's reputation rising at an alarming rate, believe they can cash in on Alli's expanding fame and hope to convince him to sign up with them. (more...)
Liverpool to appeal Mane's red card ban Liverpool to appeal Mane's red card ban
- September 14, 2017

Mane is still available to play in Liverpool's Champions League group stage opener against La Liga outfit Sevilla on Wednesday but he will now miss his side's Premier League clashes against Burnley and Leicester City , as well as the Carabao Cup tie with the Foxes next week. (more...)
Renault deal blow to Red Bull's future Renault deal blow to Red Bull's future
- September 14, 2017

I know I am driving with a Red Bull Renault next year and then we will see. Reports claim Renault's top brass have told Red Bull officials they no longer want to supply them after next season. However, Red Bull no longer carry Renault branding, instead selling naming rights to the engine. The likelihood is they will now accelerate the process of looking for alternative seats, with opportunities currently available at both Mercedes and Ferrari beyond 2018. (more...)
Bruins sign Pastrnak to 6-year contract worth $40M Bruins sign Pastrnak to 6-year contract worth $40M
- September 14, 2017

In fact, the 21-year-old Pastrnak will not even be stateside, as he now remains back home in the Czech Republic and will not report to Boston without a new deal, according to reports. He added 36 assists and had a plus-11 rating in 75 games. Draisaitl had 77 points (29 goals, 48 assists) last season, and has 137 points (50 goals, 87 assists) in 191 National Hockey League games. (more...)
Serena Williams shares first photos of daughter Alexis Olympia Serena Williams shares first photos of daughter Alexis Olympia
- September 14, 2017

Apart from that, Williams made a unique choice by naming her daughter after her father, which is said to be rare these days. Typically, the suffix is only used if the baby carries the exact same name as the Sr. "We had a lot of complications but look what we got, we got a baby girl". The former world No. 1 trained through her pregnancy and has her sights set on overtaking Margaret Court's all-time record of 24 slam singles titles. (more...)
Everton eyeing Jan move for Celtic youngster Anthony Ralston Everton eyeing Jan move for Celtic youngster Anthony Ralston
- September 14, 2017

Scouts were present to watch him for the Scotland U20s at the Toulon Tournament, and again for the U21s against Holland last week. Celtic defender Anthony Ralston had a tough time against Neymar in their 5-0 loss to Paris Saint-Germain in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday, which was followed by the ex-FC Barcelona man refusing to shake his hand. (more...)
Rugby Player Israel Folau's Anti-Gay Tweet Causes Internet Stir Rugby Player Israel Folau's Anti-Gay Tweet Causes Internet Stir
- September 14, 2017

The Australian Rugby Union (ARU) took a stance yesterday and joined the National Rugby League, Cricket Australia and the Football Federation of Australia... Thankfully, teammate David Peacock had a different view and shared the following with his fans, saying: "When my survey arrives I'll #VoteYes for justice and love". (more...)
PATRIOTS NOTEBOOK: Brady looking for the right attitude PATRIOTS NOTEBOOK: Brady looking for the right attitude
- September 14, 2017

The Patriots are the first National Football League organization to own its own aircraft. In Week 2, the Patriots will have a golden fantasy matchup against the New Orleans Saints . There is still a clear talent disparity between the Patriots and the Saints . Other NFL teams charter flights. Q: When you look at the joint practices you've had with the Saints over the years, does it make it easier to prepare for the various personnel groupings the Saints will use? Brees threw ... (more...)
Paks election commission issues warrant against Imran Khan Paks election commission issues warrant against Imran Khan
- September 14, 2017

Imran Khan had accused the ECP of being biased in the foreign funding case following which his counsel had tendered an apology with the commission. Last month, the ECP had issued a second show-cause notice to Khan after he failed to reply to the earlier notice regarding the contempt of court proceedings against him. (more...)
Amarnath attack mastermind Abu Ismail killed in Kashmir Amarnath attack mastermind Abu Ismail killed in Kashmir
- September 14, 2017

Eight Amarnath pilgrims, including seven women, were killed and 19 injured after terrorists targeted a bus in Anantnag district. The killing of Abu Ismail is seen as a major success by the security forces in their continuing anti-militancy operations. (more...)
Coutinho trains with Liverpool ahead of Champions League opener Coutinho trains with Liverpool ahead of Champions League opener
- September 14, 2017

Garcia said , " I think for Jurgen this has to be the season ". Liverpool have beaten Villarreal, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid in their last three games against La Liga opposition in Uefa competitions. Luis Muriel is Sevilla's most expensive signing of the summer. Salah and Firmino both scored in the home leg, while Mane was heavily involved in two of the goals. (more...)
We have been waiting - Fabregas revels in Chelsea´s winning Champions League return We have been waiting - Fabregas revels in Chelsea´s winning Champions League return
- September 14, 2017

Pedro and Davide Zappacosta got the Blues on their way in the first-half before goals from Cesar Azpilicueta, Tiemoue Bakayoko and a brace from Michy Batshuayi improved the scoreline. 'For sure he knew my style of football, that's why I started with him. "In this position as a central defender he is one of the best in the world". (more...)
Centene Stock Rises Sharply After $3.75B Acquisition of Fidelis Centene Stock Rises Sharply After $3.75B Acquisition of Fidelis
- September 14, 2017

State Street Corp raised its holdings in shares of Centene Corporation by 2.4% during the first quarter. Companies that make and sell household goods made larger gains than other industries. Cowen and Company reaffirmed an "outperform" rating and issued a $105.00 price target (up previously from $77.00) on shares of Centene Corporation in a report on Wednesday. (more...)
PSG star Neymar slammed on Twitter over refused handshake with Celtic player PSG star Neymar slammed on Twitter over refused handshake with Celtic player
- September 14, 2017

Neymar got the better of Ralston for the opening goal and the pair clashed physically and verbally throughout a torrid evening for the home side. "In the second, we came back a little bit more lively and created some half chances but the result was so disappointing". (more...)
Mane opens up on Ederson and controversial red card Mane opens up on Ederson and controversial red card
- September 14, 2017

The notion of challenging the red card was dismissed as a "waste of time" by Klopp at his post-match news conference but the Football Association confirmed they had rejected a Liverpool claim of "excessive punishment" on Tuesday. This will certainly be a big blow to the Reds considering that Mane is one of their most important squad members and was voted Premier League player of the month for August. (more...)
Liverpool legend Carragher: Pogba injury big Man Utd blow, but his hair...? Liverpool legend Carragher: Pogba injury big Man Utd blow, but his hair...?
- September 14, 2017

Manchester United coach José Mourinho has expressed to be annoyed by his team's display of fantasy football , and Sony's official PlayStation UK Twitter account chose to react to Mourinho's "annoyance". Speaking to Sky Sports after the game, Mourinho said: "Squads are for this, squads are for injuries, squads are for suspensions". " Big, small, I don't know, but a hamstring for sure ". (more...)
Eden Hazard hails quality summer signings
- September 14, 2017

The Italian said he was unwilling to take any "stupid risks" with his star man and Nicholas believes Hazard will need time to find his feet again. "To be the best player in the Premier League last season was a great thing, and I think this season is confirming this". (more...)