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Pittsburgh Steelers lineman, veteran Alejandro Villanueva's jersey listed as top seller Pittsburgh Steelers lineman, veteran Alejandro Villanueva's jersey listed as top seller
- September 25, 2017

The Steelers opted to stay in the tunnel during the anthem on Sunday, while Villanueva, a former Army ranger, was the only one on the team to exit the tunnel and stand for the anthem. Many NFL fans were moved by Villanueva's decision to stand for the anthem. "Many of them felt like something needed to be done", Tomlin said. "I will stop whatever I am doing", he said, "because I recognize that I have to be very thankful to be in this country". (more...)
Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik out for four months after knee surgery Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik out for four months after knee surgery
- September 25, 2017

Before his injury last season, Milik scored seven goals for Napoli after joining from Ajax for £30million. "From the tests carried out at the Pineta Grande clinic, it has emerged the possibility that Milik may need an operation", said a tweet, which was followed by another confirming he would visit Rome's Villa Stuart clinic on Monday to confirm the extent of the damage. (more...)
Edinson Cavani rejects €1m from PSG to let Neymar take penalties Edinson Cavani rejects €1m from PSG to let Neymar take penalties
- September 25, 2017

That clause was not previously in his contract. But Cavani has rebuffed the offer. Neymar and Cavani clashed during the 2-0 win over Lyon last week when the Brazilian wanted to take the penalty. Dani Alves, one of Neymar's compatriots and one of his few allies at the club, is said to have organised a team-bonding session to close the rift but that it ended being "as animated as a funeral wake". (more...)
Eagles RB Darren Sproles suffers broken arm against Giants Eagles RB Darren Sproles suffers broken arm against Giants
- September 25, 2017

The diminutive and explosive running back suffered the injuries with 13:39 remaining in the second quarter when he was stopped for a one-yard loss along the Eagles' sideline. Wendell Smallwood led the Eagles with 12 carries for 71 yards in Sunday's victory. Rookie Corey Clement and quarterback Carson Wentz each had six carries for 22 yards. (more...)
"Shakhtar" went to Manchester for a Champions League match
- September 25, 2017

The 35-year-old right-back, Croatia's most capped player with 134 appearances, has denied intentionally doping , but has opted to take a break from playing to focus on clearing his name. "This is not the end of my career, I can promise you that". "They beat one of the best teams in Napoli". Guardiola's team, though, are Genting's 2/11 (1.18 ) favourites to pick up another three points in this match, while the same firm offer a chunky 12/1 (13 .0) that Shakhtar claim a famous victory in ... (more...)
Real yet to feel at home: Zidane Real yet to feel at home: Zidane
- September 25, 2017

Ronaldo has previously said how much he enjoys playing with the Frenchman, with Benzema himself saying he thinks Ronaldo is one of the greatest and all rumours that he is selfish are untrue. However, Ronaldo's comeback didn't go the way fans expected! "We had opportunities to score from the early stages". He is a three-time Champions League victor and two-time La Liga champ during his tenure with the Spanish soccer power. (more...)
Damir Dzumhur and Peter Gojowczyk claim surprise ATP titles Damir Dzumhur and Peter Gojowczyk claim surprise ATP titles
- September 25, 2017

Petersburg Open in Russian Federation. Dzumhur, who is the first player from Bosnia and Herzegovina to win a top-level singles title, recovered from losing the first set to win 3 -6 6-4 6-2 and improve his record since the end of July to 15-3. (more...)
Jose Mourinho delighted with central defenders as Manchester United win Jose Mourinho delighted with central defenders as Manchester United win
- September 25, 2017

His second was even better as he picked up the ball on the left, drove past two Stoke defenders and curled his shot past Jack Butland. After the break Sterling score twice within eight minutes from crosses by Sane and then Sergio Aguero . (more...)
Stevie Wonder Takes To Both Knees After Trump's Comments Stevie Wonder Takes To Both Knees After Trump's Comments
- September 25, 2017

In the last two days, President Donald Trump has stepped angrily into pro sports with comments and tweets suggesting NFL players should be fired for not standing during the national anthem; deriding NFL rules on player safety as ruining football; and recinding a popular NBA player's invitation to visit the White House. (more...)
Man Utd set to take action over Lukaku song Man Utd set to take action over Lukaku song
- September 25, 2017

He was then asked if he went on the pitch, replying: "No, I don't think so". However, they've now been asked to stop doing this by anti-racist campaigners, who say that it's racial stereotyping. "The songs? I don't understand them". In other matches, leaders Manchester City eventually overpowered a Crystal Palace side, defeating them 5-0 while champions Chelsea defeated Stoke City 4-0, courtesy a brilliant hat-trick from Alvaro Morata. (more...)
Imran Khan confirms apology tendered to ECP in contempt of court case Imran Khan confirms apology tendered to ECP in contempt of court case
- September 25, 2017

Election Commission of Pakistan, after listening to the judgment, reserved its verdict in the case and will announce it on 27th September. He said that his lawyer Saqlain Haider had submitted the apology on his behalf and that the PTI chief had not challenged or opposed it. (more...)
Ross joins players for National Anthem Ross joins players for National Anthem
- September 25, 2017

I met with our team captains prior to the game to express my support for them, all NFL players and the league following the divisive and contentious remarks made by President Trump and was honored to be arm in arm with them, their teammates and our coaches during our anthem. (more...)
Champions League: Liverpool leave out teenage sensation Ben Woodburn from squad Champions League: Liverpool leave out teenage sensation Ben Woodburn from squad
- September 25, 2017

Philippe Coutinho , Sadio Mane , Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino have all been included in the squad. File image of Liverpool's teenage star Ben Woodburn . Russian Premier League champions Spartak are languishing in seventh this season and goalkeeper Artem Rebrov wants them to prove their class on the pitch against Liverpool . (more...)
Aldi posts record sales but profits drop on price war Aldi posts record sales but profits drop on price war
- September 25, 2017

Aldi intends to open a further 70 new United Kingdom stores next year as part of its plans to reach 1,000 by 2022. Additionally, a recent report showed that the retailer contributed to the generation of more than £8.5 billion to the United Kingdom economy, through a combination of job creation, spending with British-based businesses, tax contributions and capital investment. (more...)
Why Manchester United sold Ruud van Nistelrooy because of Cristiano Ronaldo Why Manchester United sold Ruud van Nistelrooy because of Cristiano Ronaldo
- September 25, 2017

That same summer Van Nistlerooy was shown the door at Old Trafford and sold to Spanish giants Real Madrid. Campbell was quite close to Sir Alex Ferguson back then, and revealed that the former United boss made a decision to let Van Nistelrooy go following various incidents, with the most grave coming in the form of an offensive remark regarding Cristiano Ronaldo . (more...)
Mark Robinson Unloads On The MRP's Trent Cotchin Decision Mark Robinson Unloads On The MRP's Trent Cotchin Decision
- September 25, 2017

It also determined that the contact "was not unreasonable in the circumstances". That cost him a 50m penalty and later a $1500 fine for striking. After first quarter clash, when the two sides were evenly poised, Shiel was hit high by Richmond defender David Astbury 10 minutes later and left the field with concussion, missing the rest of the preliminary final, which the Tigers won by 36 points to make their first grand final since 1982. (more...)
Tom Brady conveys message of unity in Instagram post Tom Brady conveys message of unity in Instagram post
- September 25, 2017

Brady didn't say whether he agreed with President Donald Trump's feeling that kneeling is unacceptable and reiterated his strong feelings for his teammates when asked about those that took a knee . I think you have a lot of respect for the guys who play, not only your own teammates but guys you play against. Brady, a Serra High-San Mateo graduate, has been friendly with Trump in the past but has not specifically addressed the president's recent comments on Twitter. (more...)
Lions Wire's Week 3 Player of the Game: Glover Quin Lions Wire's Week 3 Player of the Game: Glover Quin
- September 25, 2017

The Lions will have a nasty taste in their mouths after Sunday's heartbreaking loss, but this is a team that will be in the thick of things in the NFC all year. The Lions (2-1) would have needed to line up, snap the ball and run a play because it would have been fourth down. "We just didn't do as good a job that we've been doing up front", Caldwell said. (more...)
Conte makes shock revelation over Chelsea future Conte makes shock revelation over Chelsea future
- September 25, 2017

But that new deal only saw the former Juventus boss earn a pay rise and he did not actually extend the initial three-year contract he signed upon his arrival in England in 2016. They live football like a celebration. "Even more than results, it matters that the players give everything for their shirt, and if they do that whether they're relegated or not, the fans are ready to applaud". (more...)
Saints play complimentary football in Carolina win Saints play complimentary football in Carolina win
- September 25, 2017

Deep down we want to care about these games but we need the Saints to help make us care. "Like Benjamin, Funchess is a big-bodied wideout at 6'5", 230 pounds, and he could become a reliable option for Cam Newton all over the field. But the numbers only get better for the Black & Gold, when you look at what the Saints averaged in their first two games, and compare it to what the Black & Gold allowed in the battle in Carolina. (more...)