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Carabao Cup: Liverpool Dumped Out By Leicester As Islam Slimani Nets Belter Carabao Cup: Liverpool Dumped Out By Leicester As Islam Slimani Nets Belter
- September 20, 2017

Coutinho was replaced by Woodburn at half-time as he returns to fitness following a delayed start to the season, which saw Liverpool reject up to £114million from Barcelona for the midfielder. Liverpool - who fielded a side showing eight changes from the 1-1 draw with Burnley - conceded twice in the second half at the King Power Stadium to go out of the competition in the third round. (more...)
Vettel loses huge ground in title race after Singapore blip Vettel loses huge ground in title race after Singapore blip
- September 20, 2017

But Vettel was involved in a start line collision that took out Ferrari team-mate Kimi Raikkonen and Red Bull's Max Verstappen and then ploughed into a concrete wall at the third corner. "We mustn't drop the ball", said the Austrian. "So your immediate thought is to cover your ground, get to the inside and cover and turn them down", he continued, "so I assume that's what he did". (more...)
France wins doubles, leads Serbia 2-1 in semis France wins doubles, leads Serbia 2-1 in semis
- September 20, 2017

Kyrgios can clinch the tie for Australia with a win. Belgium's Steve Darcis was set to take on John Millman in the decisive rubber but Australia captain Lleyton Hewitt changed his lineup and gave Jordan Thompson the nod instead. Lucas Pouille leads hosts France into battle in Lille against Dusan Lajovic in Friday's opening singles.That's followed by French number one Jo-Wilfried Tsonga crossing swords with Davis Cup debutant Laslo Djere, the highest-rated Serbian at No.80 in the world. (more...)
Messi scores four as Barca make it 15 points from 5 games Messi scores four as Barca make it 15 points from 5 games
- September 20, 2017

Denis Suarez and Paulinho each scored in their second game in succession but the evening once again belonged to Messi. The five-time Ballon d'Or victor was not done there as he added a sixth three minutes from the end to leave Eibar on the end of a truly emphatic hammering. (more...)
Luke Shaw Might Start For Manchester United In Cup Tie Luke Shaw Might Start For Manchester United In Cup Tie
- September 20, 2017

Scott McTominay is set to be involved after missing the Under-23's draw with Chelsea on Monday and Luke Shaw could make his first appearance of the season after an ankle problem, according to the Manchester Evening News . The full back chose to follow his mother and support Liverpool, rather than his Everton-mad father, and his default position on United was therefore one of dislike. (more...)
Timmons suspended 'indefinitely' by NFL Dolphins Timmons suspended 'indefinitely' by NFL Dolphins
- September 20, 2017

Timmons eventually got on the flight to Pennsylvania, and a Dolphins team representative went with him. The freakish situation involving Miami Dolphins linebacker Lawrence Timmons has taken another twist. "I don't know. It's a private matter", Rosenhaus said. Timmons was starting at outside linebacker and had his steak of 101 consecutive starts snapped. (more...)
Max Verstappen blames Sebastian Vettel for dramatic Singapore collision Max Verstappen blames Sebastian Vettel for dramatic Singapore collision
- September 20, 2017

Vettel heads into Sunday's race looking to restore the championship lead he lost in Monza, with closest title rival Lewis Hamilton starting from fifth as Mercedes struggled around the tight and twisty Marina Bay Street Circuit. "I had an average start, moved slightly to the left and was trying to fend off Max", Vettel explained. Stewards summoned Vettel, Raikkonen and Verstappen to a meeting after the race, but no further action was taken. (more...)
Can landmark data boost global fight against modern slavery? Can landmark data boost global fight against modern slavery?
- September 20, 2017

Fiona David, executive director of global research at Australia-based Walk Free , said unlike previous estimates, the findings explicitly included people forced into marriages. "The fact as a society we still have 40 million people in modern slavery on any given day shames us all". The average length of time victims were in forced labour varied from a few days or weeks in some forms imposed by state authorities to almost two years for forced sexual exploitation. (more...)
Hazard: I improved after a week with Conte at Chelsea Hazard: I improved after a week with Conte at Chelsea
- September 20, 2017

Hazard remained steadfast in his belief that Conte's work on the training ground has proved to pay dividends for Chelsea though, in spite of what people may think. "Now he is focused and working very well". I trust Charly. It is important to trust young players, but also to have a good answer when the chance arrives to play. (more...)
Christian Horner: Red Bull feared early Daniel Ricciardo retirement from Singapore GP Christian Horner: Red Bull feared early Daniel Ricciardo retirement from Singapore GP
- September 20, 2017

The unspectacular form of the Milton Keynes-based team, which won eight constructors' and drivers' titles between 2009 and 2013, had already prompted both Verstappen and Ricciardo to question whether enough progress was being made to sate their competitive appetites. (more...)
Chris Long to donate National Football League paychecks to fund scholarships Chris Long to donate National Football League paychecks to fund scholarships
- September 20, 2017

Anne's-Belfield School, who will award them to two members of the Boys & Girls Club of Central Virginia. During protests and counterprotests held around the removal of Confederate statutes in Charlottesville, an OH man named James Alex Fields Jr. (more...)
Tackle football before age 12 may boost risks of cognitive, mood disorders Tackle football before age 12 may boost risks of cognitive, mood disorders
- September 19, 2017

A new study released Tuesday found that people who played football before age 12 were more likely to to have impaired mood and behavior than people who began playing at an older age. Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Harvard University also participated in this study. And past year, researchers led by neurologists at Wake Forest School of Medicine found that repetitive head impacts in 25 youth players, aged 8 to 13, led to structural changes in their brains-without ... (more...)
Annemiek van Vleuten wins world individual time trial title Annemiek van Vleuten wins world individual time trial title
- September 19, 2017

Fourteen months ago, her mother had watched in horror as Van Vleuten crashed horrifically in the Rio Olympics road race. "This one is really handsome without the crash in Rio, but this makes the story really, really special", an emotional van Vleuten said. (more...)
Five charged with felony in football hazing incident, including one from Jacksonville Five charged with felony in football hazing incident, including one from Jacksonville
- September 19, 2017

DuPage County Court documents show James Cooksey, Kyler Kregel, Benjamin Pettway, Noah Spielman and Samuel TeBos are each facing charges of felony Aggravated Battery, Mob Action and Unlawful Restraint. Wheaton College said in a statement that other players and members of the coaching staff in March 2016 alerted college officials to an "incident". "We are unable to share details on these disciplinary measures due to federal student privacy protections". (more...)
Valentino Rossi: Italian completes SURPRISE testing at Misano ahead of Aragon GP Valentino Rossi: Italian completes SURPRISE testing at Misano ahead of Aragon GP
- September 19, 2017

Rossi's Movistar Yamaha team said on Monday that "the Doctor" had managed to complete several laps at Misano before the session was cut short by rain. World Superbike rider Michael van der Mark has already been selected by Yamaha as a replacement for Rossi at the Spanish event. Rossi, 38, was forced to undergo surgery on August 31 and yet he has appeared to make an astonishing recovery. (more...)
Eden Hazard confirmed to start in EFL Cup
- September 19, 2017

Hazard has won the PFA Player of the Year Award (2014-15) and two Premier League titles with Chelsea in the past three seasons. Antonio Conte has told Chelsea fans that Eden Hazard is now close to being fully fit for the Blues after recovering from an ankle injury. (more...)
Arsene Wenger: Arsenal can use Liverpool loss as motivation at Chelsea Arsene Wenger: Arsenal can use Liverpool loss as motivation at Chelsea
- September 19, 2017

Arsene Wenger praised Arsenal's second-half performance and spoke about the delay caused by travelling Cologne fans. Sure it might not be the best result in the world but it's at a stadium where the Gunners famously have a bad time of things and rarely come out on top or even keep a clean sheet. (more...)
Davis Cup: France wins doubles, leads Serbia 2-1 in semis Davis Cup: France wins doubles, leads Serbia 2-1 in semis
- September 19, 2017

Tsonga won his second point for France after defeating 22-year-old debutant Laslo Djere in straight sets on Friday to level the tie at 1-1. That is largely because the Serbs must make do without former World No 1 and 12-time Grand Slam victor Novak Djokovic , Viktor Troicki and Janko Tipsarevic . (more...)
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic's Agent Talks Summer Rumours Sergej Milinkovic-Savic's Agent Talks Summer Rumours
- September 19, 2017

Liverpool reportedly had a €28million bid for the player rejected, with Lazio understood to be asking for €70million for the 22-year-old, while former Chelsea striker Kezman claims United, AC Milan and Real Madrid have approached the player. (more...)
Does Arsenal's Kolasinac inflict fear on opponents? Does Arsenal's Kolasinac inflict fear on opponents?
- September 19, 2017

The Bosnia & Herzegovina global was one of Arsenal's better performers as they left Stamford Bridge with a point, and while he didn't get his name on the scoresheet or provide an assist, his toughness was what Garth Crooks was really impressed by. (more...)

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