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PVZ-Eye bout to be pulled from UFC 216 PVZ-Eye bout to be pulled from UFC 216
- September 26, 2017

The UFC's official announcement didn't disclose why "PVZ" has dropped out. She will likely not need surgery. So, this is an unfortunate setback for "PVZ", who has yet to fight, since she was choked out by Michelle Waterson last December. (more...)
Ronaldo pays tribute to young boy killed in Mexico quake Ronaldo pays tribute to young boy killed in Mexico quake
- September 26, 2017

Ronaldo accompanied his message with a picture of a signed shirt, with the message: " For my number 1 fan Santiago, with much love ". It was reported by media outlets in Spain that the boy Cristiano dedicated the post to Santiago Flores , a young Mexican who was killed while at a school by the recent Mexican natural disaster. (more...)
Darren Sproles Breaks Arm, Tears ACL On Same Play Darren Sproles Breaks Arm, Tears ACL On Same Play
- September 26, 2017

Eagles head coach Doug Pederson confirmed the injury to reporters on Monday and said Sproles will be out for the remainder of the 2017 season. "I don't think so", Pederson said. With Sproles out, the next punt returner in line is Torrey Smith, who before Sunday had never returned a punt in the National Football League, and had only one punt return attempt in college. (more...)
Longtime Bills Stadium Worker Quits After Players Take a Knee Longtime Bills Stadium Worker Quits After Players Take a Knee
- September 26, 2017

Nikischer, of West Seneca, could not in good conscience continue to work for the stadium after at least 10 players on the Buffalo Bills kneeled during the national anthem in protest of President Donald Trump's comments before the game against the Broncos on Sunday. (more...)
Kevin de Bruyne ready to sign new contract at 'superb' Manchester City Kevin de Bruyne ready to sign new contract at 'superb' Manchester City
- September 26, 2017

Despite having four years remaining on his current deal, there is talk De Bruyne could be offered a new contract t reflect his status as one of the Premier League's best players. Manchester City left-back Benjamin Mendy looks likely to spend a period on the Etihad Stadium sidelines after he suffered a knee injury against Crystal Palace on Saturday. (more...)
Louisiana lawmaker uses Saints' anthem protest to threaten to rescind state funds Louisiana lawmaker uses Saints' anthem protest to threaten to rescind state funds
- September 26, 2017

The repercussions came in on Monday, with Louisiana House Representative Kenny Havard seizing the opportunity to threaten to redirect state funds away from the Saints. He said that he feels that the latest threats to the Saints incentives are an attack on the players' First Amendment rights. "Do I think that there's inequality in this country?" Not all of Havard's colleagues agree with his judgement, however, with fellow Louisiana Rep. (more...)
Jerry Hughes blasts Jim Kelly for comments on Bills' protests Jerry Hughes blasts Jim Kelly for comments on Bills' protests
- September 26, 2017

Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor , who stood during the anthem Sunday, said after the game his teammates have yet to decide whether to continue their protest on Sunday against the Falcons. Hughes also suggested that Kelly is "dividing" the team. "I was very disappointed in him", Hughes said on Monday. I won't speak for everyone in our locker room, but that doesn't sit well with me at all, because we came together as a team and we discussed exactly how we were going to approach the national ... (more...)
Here's how Dallas Cowboys, Arizona Cardinals handled national anthem Here's how Dallas Cowboys, Arizona Cardinals handled national anthem
- September 26, 2017

Many players including star running back Ezekiel Elliott remained kneeling. "Something will be done". "We have an approach that we believe in, and I won't comment beyond that", Garrett said Saturday. "National Football League must respect this!" Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., called Trump a "racial arsonist" and said he was using the manufactured controversy to pander to his conservative political base. (more...)
Arsenal's Alexandre Lacazette has 'similarities' to Ian Wright - Wenger Arsenal's Alexandre Lacazette has 'similarities' to Ian Wright - Wenger
- September 26, 2017

Few managers in the game were as adept at squeezing the peak years out of a player - Thierry Henry, Patrick Vieira, Marc Overmars - and then cutting them loose just before potential buyers could tell they were on the slide. Now top players, some who had been nurtured since childhood, were being wrenched from Arsenal in their prime, out of Wenger's hopelessly tied hands and into the muscular arms of the petro-daddies. (more...)
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino: APOEL must win game Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino: APOEL must win game
- September 26, 2017

But Pochettino has mounting squad issues as he looks to build upon their win over Borussia Dortmund in their opening European game . We need to be focused. For our future in the Champions League , it is so important we win tomorrow. " Apoel are very tough". After surprising Dortmund at Wembley two weeks ago, Tottenham now have the opportunity to further their chances of reaching the knock-out stages of the Champions League when they take on Apoel Nicosia in Cyprus. (more...)
Chelsea: Alvaro Morata Nets Slick Hat-Trick As Blues Cruise Past Stoke Chelsea: Alvaro Morata Nets Slick Hat-Trick As Blues Cruise Past Stoke
- September 26, 2017

I think it is good for the game. After making his first start of the season in the League Cup last week, the Belgium worldwide was again named as a substitute for Chelsea's 4-0 Premier League win over Stoke City on Saturday as he continues to recover from a fractured ankle. (more...)
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...)