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Paris and Los Angeles Confirmed As Hosts For 2024 and 2028 Olympics Paris and Los Angeles Confirmed As Hosts For 2024 and 2028 Olympics
- September 15, 2017

Hundreds of Paris citizens gathered at the Trocadero to celebrate the Olympic Games' comeback to the French capital after a century on Wednesday, as their last time to host the quadrennial world's sporting event was in 1924, reports Xinhua news agency. (more...)
Jack Wilshere to end lengthy Arsenal association with January move
- September 15, 2017

The report claims that the Canaries have an agreement with Wilshere but will negotiate with Arsenal again in January. So, Wilshere made a decision to stay at Arsenal this summer, but is already angling for a move two weeks after the transfer window closed? Wilshere had the opportunity to move to Turkish team Trabzonspor during the offseason, however, the Englishman decided against that move. (more...)
Man City boss Guardiola on Yaya absence: He knows why Man City boss Guardiola on Yaya absence: He knows why
- September 15, 2017

He added: "I think all the players have a professional level, a high level, all of them have an incredible character to play". The result means City are already looking strong in Group F ahead of successive home games against Shakhtar Donetsk and Napoli. (more...)
Sebastian Vettel on Ferrari's championship run-in: 'Easy is boring' Sebastian Vettel on Ferrari's championship run-in: 'Easy is boring'
- September 15, 2017

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton is braced for a "difficult weekend" at the Singapore Grand Prix. "We can still do potentially better strategies". Asked how important it was to win in Singapore on Sunday in order to regain the championship lead, Vettel said: "I think it's more important to have the lead on Sunday night after Abu Dhabi [the final race], so whatever happens along the way happens, the target is clear". (more...)
Marcelo Signs New Contract With Real Madrid Marcelo Signs New Contract With Real Madrid
- September 15, 2017

Real Madrid has agreed a new deal with Marcelo, the club have confirmed . Real Madrid have stuttered somewhat to start the new season, though, having drawn two of their opening three games. Spanish and European champions Real announced on Thursday that Isco has signed a four-year extension to his current contract, which was due to expire at the end of this campaign. (more...)
Sean McDermott explains why Buffalo Bills signed LB Jelani Jenkins Sean McDermott explains why Buffalo Bills signed LB Jelani Jenkins
- September 15, 2017

Sean McDermott reiterated Wednesday that the decrease in playing time is all part of the rotational system he runs with his defensive line. At this point in his career, we aren't seeing Cam Newton win a lot of games with his arm, so if the Bills can contain a strong Carolina run game, the Buffalo D should give their offense a chance to win this game. (more...)
Irish champion greyhound tests positive for cocaine Irish champion greyhound tests positive for cocaine
- September 14, 2017

A top Irish greyhound has tested positive for cocaine three times. The champion greyhound is owned in Athlacca by Kay Murphy. Clonbrien Hero had traces of the substance on three occasions between June 24 and July 22. "IGB has established a Scientific Committee of national and global experts to advise it on matters relating to doping and medication control". The official Control Committee promises a full inquiry into the events, and by "official inquiry", we of course mean the dealer's ... (more...)
Bears Little Man Cohen Has Big Debut Bears Little Man Cohen Has Big Debut
- September 14, 2017

His words were prescient. "We have a lot of playmakers all around this team", Cohen said. The reality, however, is that until proven otherwise, Howard is the better fantasy play early in the season including this week against the Buccaneers . (more...)
Cleveland Indians vs. Kansas City Royals Cleveland Indians vs. Kansas City Royals
- September 14, 2017

The Royals will put Jake Junis (7-2, 4.34 ERA) on the mound and the Indians will counter with Josh Tomlin (9-9, 5.13). Scott Alexander took the loss in relief. Jose Ramirez went 1-for-3 with a double, a walk and two runs. Chad Allen picked up his 27th save. He has a 5.25 ERA in 36 road innings this year. (more...)
Vikings QB Sam Bradford wins NFC Player of the Week honors Vikings QB Sam Bradford wins NFC Player of the Week honors
- September 14, 2017

Peterson ended the game with 6 rushing attempts for 18 yards, but the big story at the running back position came with rookie Dalvin Cook , who accumulated 127 rushing yards on 22 carries in his first professional game. The former Florida State standout RB set a Minnesota franchise rookie record in his first National Football League regular season game. This year, though, Bradford is much more at ease. (more...)
Cleveland Broadcasters Suggest The Tigers Purposely Injured An Umpire Cleveland Broadcasters Suggest The Tigers Purposely Injured An Umpire
- September 14, 2017

Farmer disputed the incident had been planned. "The fact that's even a question is appalling", Farmer told reporters . McCann was furious after Tigers pitcher Buck Farmer didn't get a strike call on a 3-2 pitch to Jay Bruce in the third inning. (more...)
Malaysia confirmed for Socceroos' Syria play-off Malaysia confirmed for Socceroos' Syria play-off
- September 14, 2017

As has been known for some time, the second leg of the tie will be played five days later at Sydney's ANZ Stadium. They or Australia will have to negotiate a way past the fourth-placed side from the North and Central American qualifying group - a spot now occupied by United States - to book their place in Russian Federation next summer. (more...)
DeShaun Watson Expected to Start For Texans DeShaun Watson Expected to Start For Texans
- September 14, 2017

The Bengals lost 20-0, and quarterback Andy Dalton looked disgusting. Dalton had one of the worst games of his career, throwing four interceptions and getting sacked five times as the Ravens' pass rush had a field day with Cincinnati's poor pass protection. (more...)
Ravens place Danny Woodhead on IR, sign Jeremy Langford Ravens place Danny Woodhead on IR, sign Jeremy Langford
- September 14, 2017

Langford, 25, started three games for the Chicago Bears a year ago, but he then missed four games with an ankle injury and lost his starting job to Jordan Howard . But health was a concern with Woodhead, 32, who missed 27 games during the past three seasons. Moving him to injured reserve opens up a roster spot, but it also means Woodhead can't play for at least eight weeks. (more...)
Saints defender Van Dijk could return at Palace
- September 14, 2017

He was selected for an Under-23 game on Monday evening - a 4-0 defeat to Aston Villa - and may now be a surprise inclusion for the Premier League fixture at Crystal Palace on Saturday as he attempts to get his career back on track. Veteran midfielder Steven Davis has worn it in the centre-back's absence, and Pellegrino admitted that he was unsure whether Van Dijk was deserving of being handed the captaincy so soon after the dust had settled on his transfer saga. (more...)
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...)