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Morata: We sent a message to Prem teams Morata: We sent a message to Prem teams
- September 27, 2017

Speaking on BBC Radio Five live on Thursday night, Nevin said: "I have seen enough of Morata [to think he can replace Costa's goals]". 'It's very important for us to show we have a strong squad, not just 11, 12 or 13 players, ' he says. (more...)
FC Bayern Munich Champions League - 27 September 2017 FC Bayern Munich Champions League - 27 September 2017
- September 27, 2017

Those deals are a sign of PSG's intent to seriously contend for European football's biggest prize, a trophy Bayern have won on five occasions. Neymar was absent that night, though he is back in the squad for Wednesday night, and Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has pinpointed the danger of PSG's attacking triumvirate of Neymar , Mbappe and Edinson Cavani . (more...)
Hoddle: Morata makes Chelsea better compared to Diego Costa Hoddle: Morata makes Chelsea better compared to Diego Costa
- September 27, 2017

Morata is now the joint-top scorer in the Premier League with six goals alongside Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku and Manchester City's Sergio Aguero after his hat-trick at the Bet 365 Stadium. "Now it is important to be sure that he is ready to play for the whole game". The Spanish striker signed from Real Madrid in the summer and appears a shrewd addition already. (more...)
Rodgers wants Lambeau to lock arms Rodgers wants Lambeau to lock arms
- September 27, 2017

Rodgers said he has seen "some positive conversation" about the underlying issues that have spurred the protests, and that "there's been a great sense of unity and love and support in this locker room, guys coming together" in the wake of President Donald Trump's criticism of National Football League players. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo And Lionel Messi Pay Homage To Mexico Earthquake Victims
- September 27, 2017

Kane, however, has a better shots-to-goals ratio than Ronaldo in that time and it is only slightly inferior to that of Messi. Staying consistent at the top level is what it's all about. Kane, 24, has scored 79 league goals in 108 matches for Spurs since the 2014/2015 season, and won the Premier League Golden Boot twice. But Kane said: "I am growing up, getting older and more mature". (more...)
Jordin Sparks makes statement with message on hand during national anthem Jordin Sparks makes statement with message on hand during national anthem
- September 27, 2017

The Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals both elected to display a sign of unity leading into the game, both teams locking arms and the Cowboys knelt before the anthem played and stood up before the song began . "Wouldn't you love to see one of these National Football League owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say: 'Get that son of a b-- off the field right now, '" Trump said Friday during a rally in Alabama. (more...)
Could CTE Brain Disorder Be Diagnosed While Football Players Are Alive? Could CTE Brain Disorder Be Diagnosed While Football Players Are Alive?
- September 27, 2017

But it is the closest we've come'. "BU researchers studied the brains of 23 former college and pro football players and 50 non-athletes with Alzheimers and 18 non-athletes". By finding that people with CTE have higher levels of CCL11 than those with Alzheimer's, the researchers say this may allow them to distinguish CTE from Alzheimer's and other diseases. (more...)
Conte thanks Costa after Chelsea exit agreed Conte thanks Costa after Chelsea exit agreed
- September 27, 2017

Alvaro played a lot of games against Atletico. But the Spain worldwide has made an immediate impact at Stamford Bridge, scoring three goals and providing two assists in his opening five Premier League games. It's the move Costa has wanted for some time - arguably since he came to England, but it seems that not everyone is totally convinced with his replacement just yet. (more...)
Man United signing is making the difference for Jose Mourinho Man United signing is making the difference for Jose Mourinho
- September 27, 2017

Sane was instrumental in Manchester City's victory over Crystal Palace at the weekend after Pep Guardiola's team ran out 5-0 winners to remain top of the Premier League table. Philippe Coutinho may have had his head turned by Barcelona during the summer, but he was back to his best in Liverpool's 2-1 win over Leicester. (more...)
Alvaro Morata Hat-Trick Leads Chelsea to Easy Win vs. Stoke City Alvaro Morata Hat-Trick Leads Chelsea to Easy Win vs. Stoke City
- September 27, 2017

The Belgian missed the start of the season with an ankle injury sustained on worldwide duty at the beginning of the summer, but made his first league appearance as a second-half substitute against Arsenal last week, and was immediately Chelsea's most risky player. (more...)
Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea 27 September 2017: UCL Preview and Predictions Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea 27 September 2017: UCL Preview and Predictions
- September 27, 2017

He has scored six times in his first six Premier League appearances, including a hat-trick in last weekend's 4-0 win at Stoke . Even if Costa had joined Atletico in the summer, he would have been ineligible to play until 2018 due to a transfer embargo imposed on the Spanish club, which prevents them from registering new players. (more...)
Simona Halep crashes out of Wuhan Open Simona Halep crashes out of Wuhan Open
- September 27, 2017

Second seed Simona Halep became the biggest casualty so far, the Romanian holding serve just once in a heavy 6-2 6-1 defeat by Russia's Daria Kasatkina . "I already won one round so hopefully I can win one more". She beat then-No. 1 Angelique Kerber twice this year. "Two years ago I left here in the final". (more...)
Dallas Cowboys, Owner Jerry Jones, Kneel Before Anthem Dallas Cowboys, Owner Jerry Jones, Kneel Before Anthem
- September 27, 2017

The Cowboys kneeled before the anthem, but stood while it was sung, the Hill reports . Prior to leaving North Texas for this week's game, Garrett made no public comment about President Donald Trump's comments concerning NFL players who choose to kneel during the national anthem, but Garrett said he did not expect any of his players to protest during Monday night's game. (more...)
'Great anger': Trump praises fans who booed National Football League stars 'Great anger': Trump praises fans who booed National Football League stars
- September 27, 2017

Still, not all of the league's big names backed the show of solidarity. The first is that the Cowboys are arguably the most popular and watched team in the league, and nearly any game featuring them is likely to do better than nearly any other. (more...)
Hazard ready to start against Atletico Madrid Hazard ready to start against Atletico Madrid
- September 27, 2017

A really good guy, a polite person. "His behaviour is always fantastic". "I think every single player was important last season", he said. 'We've improved a lot since the first game and we are playing really well. More importantly from Conte's point of view, Costa will switch to Madrid and train with his new club, drawing a line under the contentious issue that the manager has been repeatedly forced to deal with. (more...)
Jordin Sparks makes statement during national anthem Jordin Sparks makes statement during national anthem
- September 27, 2017

American Idol victor and Arizona native Jordin Sparks sang the national anthem and included an understated message in her performance. "8-9" were visible, referencing a verse in the Book of Proverbs that calls for speaking out against injustice. (more...)
Mic'd Up Carson Wentz Owes Eagles Kicker His Game Check Mic'd Up Carson Wentz Owes Eagles Kicker His Game Check
- September 27, 2017

With Kamu Grugier Hill as a witness, that certainly sounds like a nice verbal contract from where we sit. The Eagles had a microphone planted on Wentz for the game, and it worked out beautifully. As luck would have it, the Eagles' Twitter account caught a shot of Elliott's folks in the stands as their son etched his name into the Eagles' and the NFL's record books. (more...)
Dwyane Wade nearing commitment to sign with Cavaliers Dwyane Wade nearing commitment to sign with Cavaliers
- September 27, 2017

In joining James, Kevin Love and eventually Isaiah Thomas , Wade could see his points per game take a dip, but will likely make up for it with increased efficiency. "But it's still going to be like another, I think, two months to get back in shape and getting my leg stronger". LeBron James played 3 NBA Finals without Dwyane Wade , he lost twice to the Warriors and he won 2016. (more...)
Chelsea 'in good shape' for Atletico clash, says Conte Chelsea 'in good shape' for Atletico clash, says Conte
- September 27, 2017

The Goal Pressure Index is presented by Sure, Official Partner of Chelsea FC , Everton FC and Southampton FC. Conte pointed out that the former Juventus man has a new situation to adjust to this season given, for all his obvious prowess, he has never been an undisputedly first-choice striker at club level before now. (more...)
Costa without attitude - Morata era dawns at Chelsea Costa without attitude - Morata era dawns at Chelsea
- September 27, 2017

Elsewhere, Manchester City made it 16 goals scored in their last three games with a 5-0 demolition of Crystal Palace, whilst rivals Manchester United had to settle for a hard-fought 1-0 win away at Southampton. Kurt Zouma can't play against his parent club because of the Premier League loan rules, Ryan Shawcross and Geoff Cameron are injured while Kevin Wimmer struggles with a hamstring injury. (more...)