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Gary Neville urges caution over Manchester United title optimism Gary Neville urges caution over Manchester United title optimism
- September 20, 2017

However, by drilling down into the stats, who is entitled to feel they have made the better start? He's also not surprised United and City are challenging. "There's an old adage about defences winning titles, but if City win it this year I think it will be their attacking players that win it for them". (more...)
Texans release WR Jaelen Strong Texans release WR Jaelen Strong
- September 20, 2017

Strong, 23, was a third-round pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. He was suspended for the Week 1 game against the Jaguars for violating the league's substance abuse policy . Perhaps with a change of scenery, Strong can return to his ASU form and provide a spark for the Jaguars' offense. In a corresponding roster move, the Jags placed defensive tackle Michael Bennett on the reserve/injured list. (more...)
PCB bans Khalid Latif for 5 years for spot-fixing in PSL PCB bans Khalid Latif for 5 years for spot-fixing in PSL
- September 20, 2017

He will not be able to play domestic or global cricket for half the sentence and will be kept under observation for its duration. He will be banned from every level and type of cricket for next five years. According to the short judgment of the case, Sharjeej has been banned for five years each for the first two charges and for the remaining three charges he is given six months each ban. (more...)
Which Fantasy Players Are Must-Adds After Week 2? Which Fantasy Players Are Must-Adds After Week 2?
- September 20, 2017

Fleener is less than 64 percent owned in most fantasy leagues despite two impressive outings and should be viewed as the top tight end waiver wire addition in Week 3. There's still much to be decided in the Jacksonville passing game, but Lee is the best bet to receive the top share of targets right now and he actually had 851 yards and 3 TDs last season , so he's already been a low-end fantasy factor for a little while now. (more...)
Eddie Hearn: 'David Haye, Tony Bellew rematch not yet finalised' Eddie Hearn: 'David Haye, Tony Bellew rematch not yet finalised'
- September 20, 2017

He suffered the injury in the sixth round before eventually being stopped by the WBC cruiserweight world champion in the 11th. It's understood that December 17 - a Sunday - is the targeted date and that it will go down in London's O2 Arena. (more...)
Hurricane Maria upgrades into an 'extremely dangerous' Category 4 storm Hurricane Maria upgrades into an 'extremely dangerous' Category 4 storm
- September 20, 2017

A second powerful storm in as many weeks was bearing down on a string of battered Caribbean islands , with forecasters saying Maria would strengthen rapidly into a major hurricane as it ripped into the Leeward Islands on Monday night. As of 9 p.m EDT, Maria had winds up to 160 mph and was roughly 5 miles southeast of Dominica . But in the island's capital Pointe-a-Pitre, local official Josette Borel-Lincertin said authorities had ample experience of preparing for hurricanes. (more...)
Gary Neville calls out Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez after Chelsea draw Gary Neville calls out Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez after Chelsea draw
- September 20, 2017

Glimpses of this 13/14 Ramsey were seen at the end of last season when he came back from an injury. Martin Keown has challenged Arsenal to follow Manchester United's example and win the Europa League this season. Is there more to this than we know or was it just another moment in time that has been taken out of context? Wenger said: "In the last few years, Chelsea has had great teams so it was always hard to win there but our record against Chelsea has been good, we won (at home) last ... (more...)
Gary Neville says David de Gea is Manchester United's world-class player Gary Neville says David de Gea is Manchester United's world-class player
- September 20, 2017

Jose Mourinho 's side have scored four goals in three of those games, while Pep Guardiola 's City scored 15 goals without reply in three outings last week - including a win at Feyenoord in the Champions League - but ex-United defender Neville thinks that it is still "too early" in the campaign to jump to any title conclusions. (more...)
Messi scores four as Barca thrash Eibar 6-1 Messi scores four as Barca thrash Eibar 6-1
- September 20, 2017

And Messi would add his fourth - for the sixth time in his career - as full-time approached, deftly redirecting a Aleix Vidal pass into the back of the net to cap his third multi-goal game for Barca in just five tries this season. "He is one of the smartest players I've ever seen on a field", Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said of Messi. Messi grabbed his second goal of the game two minutes after Eibar's goal when he evaded close marking by the defenders to place the ball beyond the ... (more...)
Gibson: SA blessed with cricketing talent Gibson: SA blessed with cricketing talent
- September 20, 2017

Gibson has requested that the Proteas players feature in the opening Sunfoil Series matches, which take place on Tuesday, ahead of the start of the home series against Bangladesh on September 28 in Potchefstroom. We have watched their performance against Australia. Ottis Gibson has set his sights on leading South Africa to World Cup glory in 2019 after beginning his tenure in charge of the Proteas. (more...)
Lorgat: Proteas WILL play on Boxing Day Lorgat: Proteas WILL play on Boxing Day
- September 20, 2017

Should the fixture be finalised, South Africa will play an 11-Test home summer with two matches against Bangladesh starting later this month, one over Boxing Day, four against India and four against Australia. If that happens, Zimbabwe could make their first Test appearance in the country since 2005. The only other teams who would be available are West Indies, Afghanistan and Ireland. (more...)
Manchester United 4-0 Everton: Mkhitaryan on scoresheet Manchester United 4-0 Everton: Mkhitaryan on scoresheet
- September 20, 2017

Paul Pogba is our most free midfielder and I can learn from him as well. He continued: 'Felly was outstanding against Everton [a match United won 4-0]. This is the way I have to follow. The video shows some sections of the home fans singing a song about the Belgium worldwide of African descent which is believed to contain racist chants. (more...)
Miami Dolphins Acquire Linebacker Stephone Anthony From Saints Miami Dolphins Acquire Linebacker Stephone Anthony From Saints
- September 20, 2017

Even though with the collective bargaining agreement the maximum amount of time they could suspend Timmons is four games, there is still a hole on the roster on the defensive side of the ball to fill. Timmons' agent Drew Rosenhaus also declined to provide details on the issue. "I don't know if that's real hard". Anthony has $1.1 million due this year and another million next season. (more...)
Eden Hazard Says Chelsea Can Play with their Eyes Closed Eden Hazard Says Chelsea Can Play with their Eyes Closed
- September 20, 2017

The Belgium global is full of praise for the former Italy and Juventus boss, admitting it did not take him very long to help Hazard improve. He added: "Our work is to try and improve every single player". His strong work ethic has been a very big contribution to his and his team's success. "Now he's ready to play and to show he deserves a space for the future". (more...)
The Chargers' latest program included an embarrassing San Diego gaffe The Chargers' latest program included an embarrassing San Diego gaffe
- September 20, 2017

Sunday's game at the StubHub Center was lightly attended, and those who did attend got to see a banner disrespecting team owner Dean Spanos flown over the stadium . "My main objective is so the Chargers hopefully lose", owner Victor Lopez said . You wouldn't know it if you read the program for the game agaisnt the Dolphins. (more...)
Third arrest in Parsons Green train bomb probe Third arrest in Parsons Green train bomb probe
- September 20, 2017

ITV News published CCTV footage recorded on the same street showing a man leaving the foster parents' home around an hour and a half before the bomb attack. The older man's family expressed their shock after the Syrian refugee was arrested on Saturday night as he finished a shift at a fried chicken takeaway. (more...)
Adams, Wimbush run Notre Dame past BC 49-20 Adams, Wimbush run Notre Dame past BC 49-20
- September 20, 2017

I do". "We were a little loose in some of those fundamentals at times, and so tackles show up on the sheet, but fundamentals show up on film, and we were a little bit loose in some of the fundamentals on Saturday". You can connect with up to four of your Facebook friends - or random fans, if you like - to watch the game together in Social VR. Those numbers are OK, but it's important to remember every team they've played has trotted out a first-year starting quarterback. (more...)
Alex Gordon hits MLB's record-setting 5694th home run of season Alex Gordon hits MLB's record-setting 5694th home run of season
- September 20, 2017

Kansas City Royals left fielder Alex Gordon hits a solo home run against the Cleveland Indians during the third inning at Progressive Field. With 12 days (or 168 games) remaining in the season following Tuesday's slate, there's even more time to pad this incredible record. (more...)
Luis Severino to start Wednesday Luis Severino to start Wednesday
- September 20, 2017

Mauer's breakdown, which led to just the 54th unearned run against the Twins after they allowed 75 last season, was emblematic of their traditional problems in these parts. Gardner got ahead 3-and-0 before sharply grounding a full-count fastball to right for a single that tied it at 2 and ended Jose Berrios' night. NY leads Minnesota by four-games for the top spot, while the Twins lead the Angels by two-game for the second position. (more...)
Mexico quake picked up on Washington seismometers Mexico quake picked up on Washington seismometers
- September 20, 2017

The epicentre of Tuesday's quake was located in the central state of Puebla , the U.S. Geological Survey said. More than 200 people have been killed, with rescue efforts continuing among dozens of collapsed buildings. People remove debris of a collapsed building looking for possible victims after a quake rattled Mexico City on September 19, 2017 . REUTERS/Claudia Daut People help an injured man after an natural disaster hit Mexico City, Mexico September 19, 2017. (more...)