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Manchester United concentrating on winning UEFA Champions League: Mkhitaryan Manchester United concentrating on winning UEFA Champions League: Mkhitaryan
- September 28, 2017

United face a similar situation following their Champions League games away versus Benfica next month and Basel in November. United have around 192 hours of combined preparation after their three Champions League group stage away games but the likes of Liverpool (321, ) Spurs (290) and Chelsea (250) have substantially more . (more...)
Deshaun Watson gives paycheck to Harvey victims Deshaun Watson gives paycheck to Harvey victims
- September 28, 2017

Watson shocked the women in the cafeteria in a powerful display of human compassion. "Thank you guys", Watson said. Watson brought them envelopes and told them that he wanted to help them get back on their feet since he appreciates them so much. (more...)
Cavs expect Thomas back by January Cavs expect Thomas back by January
- September 28, 2017

Traded from the Boston Celtics as part of a blockbuster package deal for Kyrie Irving , Thomas averaged 28.9 points and 5.9 assists per game previous year. With the Cavs giving a timeline on Isaiah Thomas [VIDEO ]' injury, it's apparent that the player, the team, and the coaching staff are heading in the same direction when it comes to his physical improvement. (more...)
Bale is back in form - Zidane lauds Madrid attacker Bale is back in form - Zidane lauds Madrid attacker
- September 28, 2017

The win was Madrid's second straight since their shock 1-0 La Liga loss to Real Betis and eased the pressure on Zidane's men, who are seven points behind rivals and leaders Barcelona domestically. The Frenchman praised his players for a focused and disciplined performance and for not losing their cool when Dortmund pulled a goal back through Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang early in the second half to make it 2-1. (more...)
Morata hat trick leads Chelsea to big win over Stoke in EPL Morata hat trick leads Chelsea to big win over Stoke in EPL
- September 28, 2017

Stoke are a really good team and very strong. "Alvaro don't forget, in his previous experience, didn't play a lot at Juventus or at Real Madrid", Conte told reporters. "We must pay great attention but we are ready and want to do our best". Chelsea ran out 4-0 winners on Saturday afternoon and Conte thinks that Spain global has found the transition to England easy since his £58 million move from Real Madrid in the summer. (more...)
Arsene Wenger vows Arsenal won't sacrifice any competitions this season Arsene Wenger vows Arsenal won't sacrifice any competitions this season
- September 28, 2017

After back-to-back defeats without scoring in the Premier League at Stoke City and Liverpool in August, Arsene Wenger's side have since won three of their next four games across three different competitions. We are a team that goes forward. Once a player makes this kind of decision you wish him well and focus on your squad. "Overall it's true that with Gibbs (it hurt) more than Chamberlain because he had been educated at Arsenal from the age of 10", he explained . (more...)
Everton 'could' sign Atletico man, claims dubious report Everton 'could' sign Atletico man, claims dubious report
- September 28, 2017

Atletico have reportedly told Everton that Gameiro is up for grabs and Ronald Koeman is known to want another striker. Forgotten Everton striker Oumar Niasse came off the bench to score twice in their 2-1 win over Bournemouth last weekend. (more...)
United States labels N Korea 'war' claim absurd, as Pyongyang boosts defences United States labels N Korea 'war' claim absurd, as Pyongyang boosts defences
- September 28, 2017

North Korean leader Kim Yong-un shot back at Trump, warning he would "pay dearly" for his threat. "We've not declared war on North Korea and frankly the suggestion of that is absurd". South Korean lawmaker Lee Cheol-uoo, briefed by the country's spy agency, said North Korea was bolstering its defences by moving aircraft to its east coast and taking other measures after the flight by USA bombers. (more...)
Players say Panthers owner will support them if they protest Players say Panthers owner will support them if they protest
- September 28, 2017

That could change this Sunday before they play the Patriots. "There's something that's in the midst", Newton said. Newton referred to former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick as a "legend" for starting the movement against police brutality and racial injustices past year. (more...)
State AG supports examining state funding for Saints after protests State AG supports examining state funding for Saints after protests
- September 28, 2017

On Tuesday, several of Louisiana's elected officials expressed outrage at the Saints including Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser announcing he would boycott the team's game in London on Sunday. He also encouraged people to be on their feet for the anthem. I would hope that, as a nation, individuals on both sides of this issue can come together and work to do better. (more...)
No regrets over Trump jibe: LeBron No regrets over Trump jibe: LeBron
- September 28, 2017

The Warriors were historically great before Kevin Durant arrived on the scene, then took things to the next level after adding him to the fold. Trump's response to Curry - and his vocal backlash to National Football League player protests - sent waves of reaction through the sports world all weekend. (more...)
Old Trafford to continue hosting Super League Grand Final Old Trafford to continue hosting Super League Grand Final
- September 28, 2017

I thought it might have been a bit of food poisoning, I didn't have a clue. It'll be two weeks and two days on the day of the game since it happened but we're all different as individuals. "It's going to be two good sides and I'm looking forward to it". "All the hard work we have done comes down to Thursday night and it is a huge night for Castleford". (more...)
England beat West Indies in rain-hit 4th ODI England beat West Indies in rain-hit 4th ODI
- September 28, 2017

But Ali, fresh from his match-winning century in the third ODI at Bristol on Sunday, made an unbeaten 48 off 25 balls including six fours and two sixes. Thereafter, he exploded, with 76 off the next 36 balls, including seven sixes and four fours. His innings was the fourth highest in ODIs by a West Indies batsman. (more...)
City to test Mendy injury ahead of Donetsk game City to test Mendy injury ahead of Donetsk game
- September 28, 2017

Asked about a potential new contract, Jesus said: "It does not exist". Guardiola admitted it was a "major setback" for Mendy and for the club. "He is travelling to Barcelona and we are going to see what he has". After Guardiola allowed Gaël Clichy and Aleksandar Kolarov to leave this summer, Mendy is City's only recognised left back, although Danilo and Fabian Delph have filled in there too this term. (more...)
Robert Plant Announces North American Tour Robert Plant Announces North American Tour
- September 28, 2017

Listen to " Bluebirds Over the Mountain " now. "It's about intention", Plant says of the new album in a press release. Pre-sale of tickets for Robert Plant's February 16 performance at the Orpheum Theatre in Boston will begin on Thursday at noon via Ticketmaster. (more...)
OJ Simpson to be released from prison Monday OJ Simpson to be released from prison Monday
- September 28, 2017

Nevada's parole board didn't consider O.J. Simpson's 1989 conviction for misdemeanor spousal abuse when it granted him parole in July parole officials say because it wasn't listed in the federal clearinghouse of FBI crime data. There was a question as to whether the Parole Board would take into account the deaths of Ronald Goldman and Nicole Brown Simpson in 1994. Simpson served nine years of a 33 year prison sentence for armed robbery. (more...)
Brown reveals RFU ambition Brown reveals RFU ambition
- September 28, 2017

With the men's World Cup in 2019 edging closer , Brown is determined to see England at the top of the pile in the worldwide game while also improving in other areas in the club game and at grassroots. "It is not an easy problem, it is quite tricky and we may not always agree on it. Let's find a solution that works for everybody". "I believe that we are at the limit in terms of the number of matches and the duration of the season", assured the player of Leicester from the 72 selections (28 ... (more...)
"Money Doesn't Score Goals" - Bayern Player Fires Shots Ahead Of PSG Showdown
- September 28, 2017

Joshua Kimmich is looking forward to going up against "one of the best players in the world" when Bayern Munich face Neymar's Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League on Wednesday. Asked about Bayern's criticism about the French club's spending over the summer, PSG coach Unai Emery said it was a sign that his team was, for the first time, a serious contender for the title. (more...)
Pedro Caixinha: What happens in Las Vegas stays in Las Vegas Pedro Caixinha: What happens in Las Vegas stays in Las Vegas
- September 28, 2017

I can show you the data that we have on a daily basis that is the total distance covered and the high intensity runs the players do. "I can tell you that since a long time from now Carlos is in the top three of that list." "I'm not going to discuss with you what I discuss over breakfast with my family, so I'm not going to discuss what I said with my team". (more...)
Ward considering anthem protest at National Hockey League games Ward considering anthem protest at National Hockey League games
- September 28, 2017

The 36-year-old said he has experienced racism as a kid and as an adult, and also on "both sides" of the United States-Canada border, which is why despite being from Canada he may protest during the playing of the US national anthem. "I've addressed racial discrimination to my face". "I didn't really look at it as color", Ward continued. "As I got older and looked across the locker rooms and dressings rooms, I realized I'm the only black kid in the whole arena". (more...)