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Shane Bond to work as bowling consultant with England for Ashes Shane Bond to work as bowling consultant with England for Ashes
- September 28, 2017

Ben Stokes , the vice-captain, retains his place despite his arrest in Bristol on Morning morning but beyond this it is the selection of Hampshire's Vince that stands out most, coming 12 months after a run of seven Tests during which the right-hander averaged just 19 in the two series against Sri Lanka and Pakistan, with a top score of 43 and a propensity to nick off. (more...)
Roy Keane Had Some Remarkably Positive Things To Say About Man Utd Roy Keane Had Some Remarkably Positive Things To Say About Man Utd
- September 28, 2017

It's taken him just nine games with his new club to reach double figures and, like numerous club's supporters, Roy Keane has been impressed with what he's seen so far from the Belgian global at United . Speaking on ITV's Champions League highlights show, Roy Keane more than agreed with presenter Mark Pougatch that Man Utd are a different side this season. (more...)
Kane follows in footsteps of England greats with Champions League hat-trick Kane follows in footsteps of England greats with Champions League hat-trick
- September 28, 2017

He did not light the world on fire either time. "The room isn't built yet but hopefully it will be soon". Already, the tie at the Bernabeu is being built up as Kane versus Cristiano Ronaldo - one of the two kings of world football , from whom Kane takes some of his inspiration. (more...)
Suso extends contract with AC Milan until 2022
- September 28, 2017

Marra's sacking came as a shock, with the coach having worked alongside Montella at Fiorentina and Sampdoria before joining the Milan staff. "I feel I know plenty about methodology and we were not using winning ones and you need to change something when you want to get back to being competitive". (more...)
Vardy determined to boost England hopes Vardy determined to boost England hopes
- September 28, 2017

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli is included despite the Football Association still waiting to hear from Fifa over a potential suspension. "We have to look what happens in the hearing and go from there". Harry Kane is England's top striker on merit but Leicester City's Jamie Vardy remains determined to challenge the Tottenham marksman for a starting spot at next year's World Cup in Russian Federation. (more...)
Over 5000 youth will watch final Petronas Grand Prix for free Over 5000 youth will watch final Petronas Grand Prix for free
- September 28, 2017

Although Vettel has not admitted fault for the accident which also wiped out Max Verstappen and Kimi Raikkonen, and the stewards deemed it a racing incident, the Ferrari driver has nonetheless again found himself in the spotlight for the wrong reasons three months after he was widely condemned for driving into Hamilton in Baku. (more...)
Trump Blasts NFL Over Ratings but Says Cowboys Showed Trump Blasts NFL Over Ratings but Says Cowboys Showed "Big Progress"
- September 28, 2017

He's fired!'" Trump said . Throughout the remainder of the 2016/2017 year, many other players showed solidarity with Kaepernick by kneeling, sitting or raising a fist to the sky during the anthem. "Whatever stance you decided to make or if you want to stand for the anthem and you want to put your hand over your heart and go along, that's fine, that's okay", Thomas said. (more...)
Chicago Cubs clinch NL Central Division Title Chicago Cubs clinch NL Central Division Title
- September 28, 2017

The pitcher was locked in until the 7th inning when the Cubs struck. It's a fun moment for Russell, who's been having an okay year for the Cubs , playing a solid shortstop, batting.243, helping the team inch closer to clinching the NL Central. (more...)
Antonio Conte sends 'important' message to Chelsea fans about Alvaro Morata Antonio Conte sends 'important' message to Chelsea fans about Alvaro Morata
- September 28, 2017

It was no more than the Premier League champions deserved. Chelsea made a ideal start on their return to European football's premier club competition after a year's absence, with a 6-0 thrashing of Azerbaijani newcomers Qarabag two weeks ago. (more...)
Strong opinions on NFL protests - both for and against Strong opinions on NFL protests - both for and against
- September 28, 2017

The NFL has said they will not discipline those teams for not participating. "I'm not going to go down that road". "He's fired. He's fired!'" Trump said. They spread last weekend after the president argued that players who kneel in protest during the anthem should be fired. Ratings for National Football League overall have continued to decline as well. (more...)
Jerry Jones, Cowboys Kneel Before National Anthem Jerry Jones, Cowboys Kneel Before National Anthem
- September 28, 2017

Trump wrote on Twitter. The president suggests that the national anthem protests pioneered by Colin Kaepernick has played a role in declining ratings. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been a staunch supporter of Mr Trump, so the speculation was that he would not allow his players to kneel during the national anthem. (more...)
Ronald Koeman: 'We must improve our attacking' Ronald Koeman: 'We must improve our attacking'
- September 28, 2017

Limassol collected a point from a 1-1 draw at home to Olympique Lyonnais in their Europa League Group E opener, while Everton suffered a 3-0 defeat at Italian side Atalanta. Everton manager Ronald Koeman concedes that his side must "improve their attacking" after their lacklustre start to the new season. Ronald Koeman says he has no regrets about leaving in-form striker Oumar Niasse out of his Europa League squad. (more...)
Rummenigge urges Bayern to learn from painful PSG defeat Rummenigge urges Bayern to learn from painful PSG defeat
- September 28, 2017

Every word in this case would be one too many . Speaking to the club's in-house TV channel (via Goal ) after the game, Rummenigge stated that his team's display "wasn't Bayern Munich " in tone and demanded that the contest was run over with a fine toothed comb to find out just what went wrong. (more...)
'Complete player' Morata has adapted to the Premier League, says Conte 'Complete player' Morata has adapted to the Premier League, says Conte
- September 28, 2017

Alvaro Morata continued his stunning start to life at Chelsea with a hat-trick as the Premier League champions sealed an impressive 4-0 victory away to Stoke City. Pedro scored the other goal as Chelsea took advantage of a lacklustre Stoke display to cruise to an easy win at Britannia Stadium. We were in control of the game. (more...)
Vernon Philander ruled out of Bangladesh Test series Vernon Philander ruled out of Bangladesh Test series
- September 28, 2017

This is the first time the sides are meeting at Test level since 2002. Dean Elgar and debutant Aiden Markram carried them to 99 for no loss. The utter confusion in the Bangladesh ranks was exemplified by the sight of off-spinner Mehedi Hasan Miraz coming on to bowl in the sixth over. (more...)
Big Ben on Steelers' struggles: I need to play better Big Ben on Steelers' struggles: I need to play better
- September 28, 2017

Question: Will the Steelers finally show up in Baltimore? Through the week, many expressed how the Steelers needed to shake the the stigma that they play down to their competition. There are problems. Everybody knows there are problems. Baltimore will also have to replace starting defensive end Brent Urban this week after suffering his season-ending foot injury in London. (more...)
Dwyane Wade and LeBron James officially back together in Cleveland Dwyane Wade and LeBron James officially back together in Cleveland
- September 28, 2017

The 35-year-old guard bought out his contract with the Bulls on Sunday, and is now poised to listen to offers from a string of potential suitors. There was also some concern as to whether joining Wade with the team's current nucleus of players would affect team chemistry. (more...)
Minnesota Twins Clinch Postseason Berth Minnesota Twins Clinch Postseason Berth
- September 28, 2017

They are also the first defending World Series champion to win their division the next season since the 2009 Philadelphia Phillies and the first defending champion to reach the playoffs the next season since the Cardinals won the wild card in 2012. (more...)
Batshuayi scores at the death as Chelsea wins at Atleti Batshuayi scores at the death as Chelsea wins at Atleti
- September 28, 2017

He's a really top player. Chelsea had fallen behind to Antoine Griezmann's penalty but hit back through Alvaro Morata, before Batshuayi stole the points with a 94th-minute victor. "We were never comfortable". "I am happy but we must continue to win the games, win all the three points that are possible and we are very happy because in this game we did". (more...)
Former PC Friar Hoop Coach Pitino Fired By Louisville After Scandal Former PC Friar Hoop Coach Pitino Fired By Louisville After Scandal
- September 28, 2017

The move comes after Pitino's program was implicated in a wide-ranging federal fraud investigation that was unveiled on Tuesday. However, it's also a program marred by two recent scandals that have many calling for - and some expecting - the death penalty to be handed down by the NCAA . (more...)