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Benjamin Mendy heading to Barcelona as fears grow over knee injury Benjamin Mendy heading to Barcelona as fears grow over knee injury
- September 26, 2017

Mendy , who came to the fore in France during Marcelo Bielsa's 2014-15 reign at Marseille, said City boss Pep Guardiola had been "a big influence" on his decision to spurn other suitors in favour of a switch to the Etihad Stadium. "The objective for this season?" Though Mendy has thus far struggled to gain full fitness in Manchester, he was instrumental in Monaco's phenomenal campaign last season, racking up 11 assists across all competitions as the Principality outfit secured a shock ... (more...)
Antonio Conte thanks Diego Costa for Chelsea contribution Antonio Conte thanks Diego Costa for Chelsea contribution
- September 26, 2017

The Spaniard said Chelsea boss Antonio Conte told him his Stamford Bridge career was over via text. Costa failed to return to Chelsea over the summer and has remained exiled in Brazil while his desired move was put in place. Speaking ahead of Saturday's visit of Stoke, Conte said: "I don't forget that we won together". "But the minute he comes into the box, I actually think he is a better finisher than Costa. (more...)
Villa striker Hogan handed Republic call-up Villa striker Hogan handed Republic call-up
- September 26, 2017

Hogan signed for Villa from Brentford for a reported £15m last January having scored 14 goals in 25 Championship games for the Bees. However, injury rules out Greg Cunningham (knee) and Jonathan Walters (knee). Although the centre forward hasn't managed to score in the Championship yet this season, he has bagged three goals in the League Cup. "I want the players to have a genuine enthusiasm for playing for the Republic of Ireland because I don't want to lose that". (more...)
Trump is using sports 'to divide us': LeBron James Trump is using sports 'to divide us': LeBron James
- September 26, 2017

In what will go down as one of the most talked about moments in sports in the 21st century, LeBron James continued to let his feelings be known about the Cheeto-in-Chief. I have to put team first. James echoed those sentiments after losing the 2014 Finals to the San Antonio Spurs. "I had so many different emotions go through my head". (more...)
Ford Backs NFL Players Over Trump Ford Backs NFL Players Over Trump
- September 26, 2017

Hundreds of National Football League (NFL) stars protested President Donald Trump's call for fans to boycott the league by refusing to stand for the USA national anthem this weekend , starting Sunday's game between the Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonsville Jaguars. (more...)
Pat Tillman's Widow Doesn't Want his Death 'Politicized' Pat Tillman's Widow Doesn't Want his Death 'Politicized'
- September 26, 2017

Those who served with Tillman in Iraq and Afghanistan say he was vehemently against former US president George W. Bush and called the war " so fucking illegal ". Trump has spoken out against NFL players who kneel or practice another form of silent protest during the National Anthem, tweeting about it at least 18 times since Saturday. (more...)
Ben Stokes arrested after incident in Bristol Ben Stokes arrested after incident in Bristol
- September 26, 2017

An ECB statement said: " Ben Stokes and Alex Hales will not be available for tomorrow's one-day worldwide match against West Indies at The Oval". Stokes was arrested in the early hours of Monday after an "incident" in Bristol. He was later released on Monday without any charge. "I went to see Ben last night down in Bristol". We will obviously be launching our own investigation into the circumstances surrounding this. (more...)
Sanders Points Out Hypocrisy In National Anthem Protests Sanders Points Out Hypocrisy In National Anthem Protests
- September 26, 2017

On Monday, Villanueva's No. 78 jersey was outselling big names like Marshawn Lynch and Aaron Rodgers on the NFL Shop. Kaepernick's jersey also hit the top spot after he began the protest. NFL owners and players slammed Trump for the remarks, and players across the league during Sunday's spate of games kneeled or locked arms in solidarity. (more...)
Trump Praises NASCAR for Not Tolerating Protest During National Anthem Trump Praises NASCAR for Not Tolerating Protest During National Anthem
- September 26, 2017

Trump suggested National Football League owners should fire players who protest at games. Former Ravens player Ray Lewis and Buffalo Bills' LeSean McCoy criticized Kaepernick's act of resistance within the past two months yet still sat out the anthem on Sunday. (more...)
Darren Sproles With Torn ACL And Broken Arm Darren Sproles With Torn ACL And Broken Arm
- September 26, 2017

Sproles is having surgery on his arm Monday and will require surgery on his knee, sources said . Sproles' injuries came in the first half of the Eagles game against the Giants on Sunday when he landed awkwardly after a hit from NY safety Darian Thompson . (more...)
Keith Mitchell: 'There's no reason to be excited to meet Donald Trump' Keith Mitchell: 'There's no reason to be excited to meet Donald Trump'
- September 26, 2017

James , the highest profile star in the NBA , said Trump's reaction to NFL players who protest during the national anthem showed he did not know how to lead the nation. "Can we sit up here and say I'm trying to make a difference?" "Whatever topic y'all want to hit, let's stay there before me move on to the next". "The NFL and our players are at our best when we help create a sense of unity in our country and our culture", Goodell said in a statement. (more...)
Steelers player who stood for national anthem has top-selling jersey Steelers player who stood for national anthem has top-selling jersey
- September 26, 2017

Steelers players chose to stay in the locker room during the pregame anthem on Sunday, in an effort to avoid the controversy of whether players would stand or kneel. He turned back toward his teammates in the tunnel when the music began playing. Alejandro Villanueva said he "made my teammates look bad, and that is my fault only", according to a local Pittsburgh CBS affiliate . (more...)
India Vs Australia: Andrew Tye To Replace Pat Cummins For T20I Series India Vs Australia: Andrew Tye To Replace Pat Cummins For T20I Series
- September 26, 2017

Paceman Cummins will head home after the one-day global series against Virat Kohli's men to rest ahead of the Ashes. The T20I series begins in Ranchi on October 07. Cummins, who is part of the ODI squad, has featured in all three matches in the ongoing series against India. Playing for Gujarat Lions this IPL, Tye enjoyed success, including a match-winning hat-trick against Pune, until he suffered the shoulder injury. (more...)
Guardiola says Man City star Sane was underwhelming in pre-season Guardiola says Man City star Sane was underwhelming in pre-season
- September 26, 2017

Fernandinho insisted, however, that any title talk was far too premature. "It's just the beginning". We all know how tough it is. "Last season on this type of fixture we would have given away maybe five or six points, so we are better", said Mourinho, who claimed he did not know why he was sent to the stands by referee Craig Pawson late on. (more...)
Lone Steelers lineman who attended national anthem now has best selling jersey Lone Steelers lineman who attended national anthem now has best selling jersey
- September 26, 2017

Villanueva's appearance as the sole Steelers player who walked onto the field and stood for the Star Spangled Banner as his teammates remained near their locker room on Monday morning (AEDT), has seen him become a household name overnight. (more...)
Virat Kohli showers praise on Hardik Pandya, pulls KL Rahul's leg Virat Kohli showers praise on Hardik Pandya, pulls KL Rahul's leg
- September 26, 2017

Under Virat Kohli , India are under a 9-match winning spree-a record. Hardik Pandya in full flight against Australia at Indore yesterday. He possess ability with the bat, ball and in the field as well. Rather than seeing this as a challenge, I see this as an opportunity to do something nice for the team. I got the opportunity to bat at No. 4. It depends, I can play all kinds of innings. (more...)
Steelers player who stood alone for anthem has top selling jersey Steelers player who stood alone for anthem has top selling jersey
- September 26, 2017

He said he only told team leadership about his plan to leave the tunnel for the national anthem just before the game. The Steelers had decided as a group to stay in the locker room. After he was cut during training camp, the Steelers signed him to the practice squad, and he worked his way up to the 53-man roster for the 2015 season. (more...)
Cubs rout Cardinals; magic number now 1 Cubs rout Cardinals; magic number now 1
- September 26, 2017

Lester (12-8) gave up a run on five hits and two walks. Shields (5-7) allowed two runs on four hits as he matched a season high in innings pitched while striking out eight and walking two. The idle Brewers moved within 11/2 games of the Rockies. In the third, Baez increased the Cubs' advantage to 8-1 with a two-out, three-run shot to the Chicago bullpen in left-center. (more...)
Strachan names largely unchanged squad for double header Strachan names largely unchanged squad for double header
- September 26, 2017

Sitting 43rd in the Federation Internationale de Football Association world rankings, they host Slovakia, ranked 19th, on Thursday, 5 October. Slovakia are now in second spot in Group F - just a point ahead of Slovenia and Scotland with two games remaining. (more...)
Steelers OL, Army Ranger Alejandro Villanueva explains anthem decision Steelers OL, Army Ranger Alejandro Villanueva explains anthem decision
- September 26, 2017

We're coaches and professional athletes", Tomlin said Sunday. Villanueva made it to his spot, but the team captains couldn't reach him before the anthem began. Villanueva said that the everyone on the Steelers roster was on the same page about the fact that there's racial injustice in America. "I will support all my teammates, and all my teammates and all my coaches have always supported me". (more...)

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