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Wenger urges Alexis Sanchez to prove his worth Wenger urges Alexis Sanchez to prove his worth
- September 26, 2017

The goal meant that the close season signing from Lyon became the first Arsenal player to score in his opening three home fixtures in the league since 1988. Instead of appealing for a penalty, the striker got up and struck a shot off the post. Lacazette proved more clinical when the woodwork presented him with a chance to open the scoring in the 20th minute. (more...)
Thierry Henry names the Premier League's only world-class forward Thierry Henry names the Premier League's only world-class forward
- September 26, 2017

Thierry Henry has kickstarted debate by claiming that there is only one world-class striker in the Premier League. "He's better than Harry Kane ", they sang merrily, to the tune which was once tainted by false, anti-semitic references to Morata's supposed hatred of Tottenham. (more...)
World Rugby hails RWC 2023 bids World Rugby hails RWC 2023 bids
- September 26, 2017

She and her staff wore Ireland 2023 pins during the meeting with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Downing Street. And Lancaster, who has lived in Dublin for the past 12 months in his role as Leinster senior coach, says Ireland have presented an incredibly strong bid as they go up against France and South Africa. (more...)
Trump Directs Education Sec. Betsy DeVos to Prioritize Computer Science Trump Directs Education Sec. Betsy DeVos to Prioritize Computer Science
- September 26, 2017

President Trump issued a proclamation Monday to make teaching computer coding a priority in United States schools and set aside $200 million a year for the new initiative. "In recent years, with growing technological advancement, the nature of our workforce has increasingly shifted to jobs requiring a different skillset, specifically in coding and computer science", Ms. (more...)
Crystal Palace made to sweat over Christian Benteke's ligament injury Crystal Palace made to sweat over Christian Benteke's ligament injury
- September 26, 2017

Benteke was sent on Monday to see a specialist, who has confirmed that the player purchased a year ago from Liverpool for an initial £26m has sustained minor ligament damage and is likely to be out for more than a month. Wilfried Zaha could be another option, although the Ivory Coast forward has yet to return from his own knee ligament injury suffered on the opening weekend of the season against Huddersfield. (more...)
Marouane Fellaini Doesn't Travel With United to Moscow For UCL Marouane Fellaini Doesn't Travel With United to Moscow For UCL
- September 26, 2017

Marouane Fellaini suffered an ankle injury in the 1-0 win at Southampton this past Saturday and therefore won't be available for the road leg of the UEFA Champions League group stage tie. Mourinho's team remain unbeaten this season and are joint top of the Premier League with Manchester City but Juan Mata says they must not get carried away. (more...)
Jim Harbaugh Rips Purdue's Facilities Jim Harbaugh Rips Purdue's Facilities
- September 26, 2017

Harbaugh was asked about the hit after the game on Saturday and said he needed to see a replay. No other updates on Tarik Black and whether he may return this season. "I wish I would've have taken a picture of the actual table the players are treated on", Harbaugh said. It looked like it was from the 1920s. He added via the newspaper that he wasn't blaming Purdue , but he would like Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delaney to look into it. (more...)
Von Miller got called for the worst unsportsmanlike conduct penalty ever Von Miller got called for the worst unsportsmanlike conduct penalty ever
- September 25, 2017

And Tyrod was cool and collected and he was like, 'Hey guys c'mon we've got to be smarter and make sure we finish these drives.' Fortunately, we were able to". "It's pro football, but he called it". Oddly, the Broncos outgained the Bills in offensive yardage (366-272), but saw three promising drives end with Brandon McManus field goals (38, 35 and 28 yards). (more...)
Aaron Judge Ties Rookie Record With 49th Home Run of Season Aaron Judge Ties Rookie Record With 49th Home Run of Season
- September 25, 2017

Judge's 50th homer was good for ninth-most home runs in a season for a Yankee , moving past the 49-homer mark by Lou Gehrig (1934, 1936) and Babe Ruth (1930). Not to be outdone, Gary Sanchez homered on the very next pitch. Judge put himself in position to break the record with a pair of longballs against the Blue Jays on Sunday. (more...)
Tom Brady 'Disagrees' With Trump's NFL Comments Tom Brady 'Disagrees' With Trump's NFL Comments
- September 26, 2017

When asked his thoughts about Trump's remarks, the future Hall of Famer replied, "Yeah, I mean, I certainly disagree with what he said and, you know, thought it was just divisive ". The taking of a knee by NFL players began previous year when former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick declined to stand during the national anthem before a preseason game against San Diego. (more...)
9 suspended Florida Gator players face felony charges 9 suspended Florida Gator players face felony charges
- September 26, 2017

The players facing felony charges are running back Jordan Scarlett , wide receivers Antonio Callaway and Rick Wells , defensive linemen Jordan Smith , Keivonnis Davis and Richerd Desir-Jones , and linebackers James Houston IV and Ventrell Miller . (more...)
NBA Star Lebron James: Don't Let Trump Use Sports to Divide Us NBA Star Lebron James: Don't Let Trump Use Sports to Divide Us
- September 25, 2017

It should be a highlight for most people, being invited to the White House and normally it seems like serious fun. "Going to the White House is considered a great honor for a championship team". Again, Trump wouldn't let it go. "If a player wants the privilege of making millions of dollars in the NFL, or other leagues", the president wrote, "he or she should not be allowed to disrespect..." "Find something else to do!" The mayor extended his invite just hours after President Trump ... (more...)
Dana White Shoots Down Rumors Of McGregor Vs Diaz III In December Dana White Shoots Down Rumors Of McGregor Vs Diaz III In December
- September 25, 2017

According to Nate Diaz's boxing coach Richard Perez, the Stockton native will require a $20 million payday from the UFC to fight McGregor for a third time. Nonetheless, in the wake of McGregor's loss to Mayweather, the majority of discussion centering on the Irishman's future has hinged on when and where he will rematch Diaz. (more...)
LeBron James Calls Donald Trump a 'Bum' LeBron James Calls Donald Trump a 'Bum'
- September 25, 2017

Under Armour's response also followed a face off between Trump and the NFL . James tweeted . "So therefore ain't no invite". While we meant to meet as a team at the first opportunity we had this morning to collaboratively discuss a potential visit to the White House , we accept that President Trump has made it clear that we are not invited. (more...)
Manchester United to open contract talks with David De Gea Manchester United to open contract talks with David De Gea
- September 25, 2017

The Independent says United officials will open talks with De Gea over a new contract in the coming weeks, with manager Jose Mourinho keen to tie the Spain global to a long-term contract by the start of the new year. Earlier this month he became only the fifth goalkeeper to keep 100 clean sheets for the Old Trafford club, joining the likes of Peter Schmeichel (180), Alex Stepney (175), Gary Bailey (161) and Edwin van der Sar (135). (more...)
LeBron James Explains Tweet In Video Response To President Donald Trump LeBron James Explains Tweet In Video Response To President Donald Trump
- September 25, 2017

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban had been mum this weekend regarding the tension between the National Basketball Association and the Trump administration until now. "Not one individual. And damn sure not him". While James added he wasn't going to discuss his impending free agency this season, these comments are the first he's made about that issue since the LeBron-to-Los Angeles rumors began to swirl this summer. (more...)
NFL Ratings On CBS Up Slightly From Week 3 In 2016 NFL Ratings On CBS Up Slightly From Week 3 In 2016
- September 25, 2017

CBS also took a hit to its national coverage of the Cincinnati-Green Bay game, which attracted a 13.8 rating compared to a 13.9 rating during its week-three coverage past year. In fact, for pregame coverage and the 1 p.m. ET slate of contests, there was a significant bump. But while one might easily assume Sunday primetime fans switched off en masse because of all the controversy, these still-strong numbers plus the blowout factor don't lend themselves to any clear conclusions. (more...)
Cavaliers expect guard Thomas to play in games by January Cavaliers expect guard Thomas to play in games by January
- September 25, 2017

It's now possible Thomas could be back and playing by Christmas, when the Cavs visit Golden State. Thomas has begun running and doing on-court activities as he rehabilitates the injury, which prematurely ended his 2017 postseason with the Boston Celtics . (more...)
Tottenham boss Pochettino defends Aurier after West Ham red Tottenham boss Pochettino defends Aurier after West Ham red
- September 25, 2017

The Frenchman, who signed from PSG on transfer deadline day, picked up a needless second yellow for a challenge on Andy Carroll as Spurs led 3-1 at the London Stadium and looked to be cruising to victory. If Dembele is again considered too risky to play, a revitalised Moussa Sissoko will continue in his stead. Moussa Dembele meanwhile has joined the club's injury list with Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino unsure how long the Belgium worldwide will be out for. (more...)
Peter Siddle slams Michael Bevan for applying for coaching role on Twitter Peter Siddle slams Michael Bevan for applying for coaching role on Twitter
- September 25, 2017

Any player knows a couple of bad games does not mean that much. They now trail the series 0-3. The fast bowler admitted that he was one of the best to have played for Australia and would be an outstanding addition but said it was a "little bit low" for him to just throw out a tweet. (more...)