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Stoke vs. Chelsea: Premier League highlights and recap Stoke vs. Chelsea: Premier League highlights and recap
- September 23, 2017

Antonio Conte brought in plenty of changes for Chelsea's 5-1 EFL Cup win over Nottingham Forest on Tuesday. " The season is long and I have to give the opportunity to players to show us that they are learning ", the former Juventus and Italy coach added. (more...)
DeMarco Murray (hamstring) misses another Titans' practice DeMarco Murray (hamstring) misses another Titans' practice
- September 23, 2017

He had missed two straight practices with the injury. The former Alabama Crimson Tide standout has compiled 117 yards on 20 rushes this season, scoring his first touchdown of the season last week. So the question becomes how effective Graham will be against Tennessee. Error! There was an error processing your request. Success! An email has been sent with a link to confirm list signup. (more...)
Leaked e-mails show Liverpool plea over Coutinho Leaked e-mails show Liverpool plea over Coutinho
- September 23, 2017

Barcelona made three huge bids in an attempt to prise Liverpool's star player away from them. Barcelona's third bid of £118m was knocked back by Liverpool towards the end of the transfer window, despite Coutinho handing in a transfer request. (more...)
Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck looking at a 3-week injury layoff Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck looking at a 3-week injury layoff
- September 23, 2017

Arsene Wenger has said that he is hoping that Alexis Sanchez is now back to full fitness after he helped Arsenal reach the fourth round of the League Cup with a 1-0 win over Doncaster on Wednesday night. "Mesut [Ozil] is training again, but for tomorrow no [he will not feature]". "Yes, [Calum Chambers] will be involved against Doncaster". Asked if including Sanchez in a team which had 11 changes was a message to the forward, Wenger replied: "No, not at all, that's going into quick ... (more...)
Marlins' McKeon told he will not be retained by Jeter group Marlins' McKeon told he will not be retained by Jeter group
- September 23, 2017

Though the sale to Jeter's ownership group hasn't officially been approved yet by MLB, Jeter reportedly is so confident the deal will go through that he asked Samson to do the firing. When the Herald said that Mr. Marlin was sacked - meaning Conine - we thought at first it might be the team mascot. Conine was also a member of the Marlins' first World Series title in 1997. (more...)
Our players can read spinners, says Australia's Warner Our players can read spinners, says Australia's Warner
- September 23, 2017

Their frailties against the spinning ball are the reason of their undoing and the attacking opener has expressed that they got to have a game plan against the Indian spinners. But he dismissed Matthew Wade, Ashton Agar and Pat Cummins in his eighth over to turn the match in India's favour. "Kohli is scoring runs often but a hat-trick comes once in a while". (more...)
Herrera heaps pressure on City Herrera heaps pressure on City
- September 23, 2017

The two Manchester giants are now joint-top of the early-season standings and they have an identical record after the opening five matches of the campaign. And when quizzed on his spell with Gladbach, the Denmark worldwide defender added: "I played nearly every game and in the Champions League we had hard groups with Barcelona, Man City, Juventus, Celtic and Sevilla". (more...)
Blue Jays' Ryan Goins Pulls Off Hidden-Ball Trick on Todd Frazier Blue Jays' Ryan Goins Pulls Off Hidden-Ball Trick on Todd Frazier
- September 23, 2017

I'm glad security got him. With one swing, Goins knocked both Tanaka and the Yankees out of the game with an 8-1 lead. "If you're fortunate enough to get into the playoffs, you want to be playing well at that time", Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. (more...)
Rajinikanth Supports PM Modi's 'Swachhata Hi Seva' Mission Rajinikanth Supports PM Modi's 'Swachhata Hi Seva' Mission
- September 23, 2017

The actor's statement comes a few days after PM Modi wrote a personalised letter to celebrities, industrialists and noted personalities to support the initiative. The actor, unlike Kamal Haasan , has in recent years maintained equidistance from all political parties - he has met leaders of Dravidian parties like the DMK, AIADMK as also those from national parties like the BJP and Congress - but hasn't spoken openly about his party of choice. (more...)
David Warner Credits MS Dhoni for 'Nurturing' Virat Kohli's Captaincy David Warner Credits MS Dhoni for 'Nurturing' Virat Kohli's Captaincy
- September 23, 2017

The team now had lot of options, and all bases were covered, Kohli said after India's 50-run win. There have been enough incidents where poking Kohli has not resulted well for the Australians. They are also amongst the best batsmen in contemporary cricket. Obviously he was looking out for payback and how wonderfully he accomplished that with the bat doing most of the talking in the very next encounter. (more...)
Zinedine Zidane faces son Enzo Zidane as Real Madrid take on Alaves Zinedine Zidane faces son Enzo Zidane as Real Madrid take on Alaves
- September 23, 2017

Zidane senior said: "Hopefully he doesn't score, because we're competitive". "Perhaps it is a bad moment for us, but - apart from the game against Levante - I am happy with the way we have been playing". We knew we were going to go through some hard moments and we're doing that at the start of the season. "We analyse of course - that is our job to try to improve things - but the most important thing is to make chances". (more...)
Hurricane Maria hammers Leeward Islands already ravaged by Irma Hurricane Maria hammers Leeward Islands already ravaged by Irma
- September 23, 2017

Dominica saw hundreds of homes destroyed as the Category 4 hurricane hit the island, cutting off communications with the outside world and shutting down its airport. It is the second devastating storm to hit the Caribbean this hurricane season - the first being category five Irma earlier in September. The head of Antigua and Barbuda's disaster services said the main communications systems for Dominica are down and the only power to the crippled island is from generators and auto ... (more...)
Indian, Pakistani DGMOs establish contact via hotline: ISPR Indian, Pakistani DGMOs establish contact via hotline: ISPR
- September 23, 2017

ISPR said Pakistan told India that civilians are being targeted intentionally by Indian forces by violating cross border; therefore, the targeting of civilians should be stopped immediately. "The DGMO said there were also continuing attempts to target our troops through sniping and other cross-border actions". The deliberate targeting of civilians is indeed deplorable and contrary to human dignity and worldwide human rights and humanitarian laws, the statement noted. (more...)
Liverpool's Joel Matip backs Jurgen Klopp's style of play Liverpool's Joel Matip backs Jurgen Klopp's style of play
- September 23, 2017

Leicester City welcome Liverpool to the King Power Stadium on Saturday, fresh from knocking the Reds out of the Carabao Cup in midweek with a 2-0 win. The German boss has faced scrutiny in recent weeks after Liverpool's impressive start to the season came to a sudden halt. The question is, if Jurgen Klopp's work with Liverpool is identical (if not inferior) to that of his predecessor, will he be given a similar treatment as him? Jurgen Klopp: "We are still in a good moment ... (more...)
Reds, Padres, M's to extend ballpark netting Reds, Padres, M's to extend ballpark netting
- September 23, 2017

Currently, Major League Baseball "recommends" teams install up to 70 feet of netting from behind home plate to the beginning of the dugouts . (The Mets had already done so for the 2017 at Citi Field, escaping the public criticism.) When a young girl was struck by a foul ball earlier in the week, the public criticism intensified. (more...)
Wins New Hampshire Pole Wins New Hampshire Pole
- September 23, 2017

He won his eighth pole of the season in the No. 18 Toyota. "We just need to close it out on Sunday". It's all about position with five laps to go. The back-to-back mistakes were too costly for Busch to recover. Docked 15 points for the infraction, Elliott is racing at the Magic Mile without the services of crew chief Alan Gustafson and auto chief Joshua Kirk, who earned one-race suspensions. (more...)
Top brass of Pakistan, India speak after cross-border shelling of civilians Top brass of Pakistan, India speak after cross-border shelling of civilians
- September 23, 2017

Earlier, Pakistan army spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor said that Indian forces started "unprovoked firing" along the working boundary in Chappar, Charwah and Harpal sector. On the occasion, Pakistan's acting Foreign Secretary Aitzaz Ahmed the deliberate targeting of civilians is indeed deplorable and contrary to human dignity and worldwide human rights and humanitarian laws. (more...)
Gokhan Saki Sleeps Henrique da Silva With Left Hook Gokhan Saki Sleeps Henrique da Silva With Left Hook
- September 23, 2017

After winning his first two fights in the UFC, "Frankenstein" suffered losses to Paul Craig, Jordan Johnson and Ion Cutelaba, setting up this bout which looked to be a must-win for the 28-year-old Brazilian. Suddenly growing in confidence it's Da Silva who is starting to piece together a sustained combination of punches and kicks that puts Saki in danger against the cage. (more...)
Reds give C Barnhart 4-year extension Reds give C Barnhart 4-year extension
- September 23, 2017

He would've have been eligible for arbitration for the first time this winter. "Tucker has made us proud on the field with his play and off the field with his community involvement", Reds general manager Dick Williams said in a statement. (more...)
Young Girl Hospitalized by Foul Ball at Yankees Game Young Girl Hospitalized by Foul Ball at Yankees Game
- September 23, 2017

Details have been sparse due to HIPAA laws. The girl remained hospitalized Thursday, but is reportedly "doing all right", according to multiple media reports . "I think every stadium should have it", he said (via NJ.com), "but we're not at that point yet". Seattle Mariners and Texas Rangers. Outraged fans turned to Twitter to express their concern over the lack of safety netting. (more...)