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Paul Merson predicts the result of Newcastle United's clash against Liverpool Paul Merson predicts the result of Newcastle United's clash against Liverpool
- September 30, 2017

He told NUFC TV: "You can learn from anything, but I couldn't tell to this day what I was doing". My focus now is the next game. Rafa picked up the phone and asked me if I wanted to come back to Liverpool - it was probably the best phone call I've ever had in my life. (more...)
Florida attorney general says state Florida attorney general says state "shouldn't be an option" for OJ Simpson
- September 30, 2017

Simpson has spent the last nine years behind bars for a 2008 armed robbery and kidnapping convictions, following a confrontation with two sports memorabilia dealers in Las Vegas. A source in Simpson's inner circle said the former football star will begin his life outside prison in southern Nevada. Simpson wants to eat steak and seafood and get a new iPhone , LaVergne told ABC's " Good Morning America ". (more...)
Dennis Schroder arrested on battery charges Dennis Schroder arrested on battery charges
- September 30, 2017

With Paul Millsap being traded, the Hawks are now Schröder's team and much of their success moving forward, both this year and in the near future, will be riding on his development as a point guard. Getty Images "We are aware of an incident involving Dennis Schröder earlier this morning". Security intervened and pushed Schroder and the others away from the victim, the report says. (more...)
Pep Guardiola Takes Pop At Man Utd's Style Of Play Pep Guardiola Takes Pop At Man Utd's Style Of Play
- September 30, 2017

Alvaro Morata celebrates scoring for Chelsea during the Champions League win over Atletico Madrid . They have started very well and are in a great moment with lots of confidence. Defending champion Monaco, which slumped to a 3-0 home loss to Porto midweek in the Champions League, hosts Montpellier on Friday (2:45 p.m., beIN Sports). (more...)
Sergio Aguero injured in auto crash? Sergio Aguero injured in auto crash?
- September 30, 2017

Aguero will be assessed by Club doctors today after being involved in a road accident on Thursday". Manchester City , now top of the English Premier League , face championship rivals Chelsea on Saturday. "I want the players to be happy", Guardiola added. The City star's former club, Independiente, tweeted a photo of Aguero with the words: 'Strength and prompt recovery. (more...)
Chicago Bears evaluating everything, including quarterback — John Fox Chicago Bears evaluating everything, including quarterback — John Fox
- September 30, 2017

On the Bears opening drive Glennon was strip-sacked by Clay Matthews , which the Packers offense turned into another touchdown putting the Bears in an early 14-0 deficit. We sat down, Rich McKay and I and the ownership, and we said, 'We're going to play Trent Dilfer for two years. It remains to be seen if the 11-day window before an October 9 MNF home date with the Vikings prompts head coach John Fox to pull the trigger on starting 2017 first-round pick Mitchell Trubisky over ... (more...)
'No evidence' of excessive force in Michael Bennett incident 'No evidence' of excessive force in Michael Bennett incident
- September 30, 2017

A team of three people from Metro, including two officers and a sergeant followed Bennett . Bennett accused Las Vegas police of holding him at gunpoint after the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight last month. I felt helpless as I lay there on the ground handcuffed facing the real-life threat of being killed. "After confirming my identity, I was ultimately released without any legitimate justification for the Officers " abusive conduct. (more...)
Eagles DT Fletcher Cox ruled out vs. Chargers with calf injury Eagles DT Fletcher Cox ruled out vs. Chargers with calf injury
- September 30, 2017

The Eagles' secondary did just enough to win the game last week. The Chargers are favored by just 1.5 points and could hear more from Eagles fans than their own. On the field, he is still a young wideout but does have some veteran qualities. Granted, it can't be a large number of fans leaving the Rams for the Chargers, considering the StubHub Center only holds 27,000 fans, but it could certainly be eating into each team's fan base. (more...)
Storm and Cowboys to battle for NRL glory Storm and Cowboys to battle for NRL glory
- September 30, 2017

This toughness has won over the support of Fensom's father, Russ, who believes the Cowboys will beat the Storm . The biggest bet reported so far this week has been $3700 on the Cowboys at $3.75. Steve Jackson came off the bench in the 1989 grand final for Canberra against Balmain, in what is still regarded by many as the greatest decider of all time. (more...)
England beat Windies by nine wickets in 5th ODI England beat Windies by nine wickets in 5th ODI
- September 30, 2017

England have played 25 matches since May 5 and they have won 18 of them. The tour also saw England beat West Indies 2-1 in a three-match Test campaign, although the visitors did upset the form-book to win the second Test at Headingley. (more...)
New video shows Stokes mocking disabled teen New video shows Stokes mocking disabled teen
- September 30, 2017

But in an exclusive Sun/Voice of the Fans poll of more than 11,000 fans, 54 per cent voted that Stokes SHOULD still be part of the team to take on the Aussies Down Under. In another image, a semi naked girl could be seen wearing a cricket shirt, with Hales's, name across the back. "It breeds a culture in sport of self-governing within the dressing-room, on and off the field, and I think that has really aided this England team, certainly from the little I've experienced of it", said ... (more...)
Russell Westbrook Signs Richest Deal In NBA History Russell Westbrook Signs Richest Deal In NBA History
- September 30, 2017

Westbrook now joins two-time MVP Stephen Curry as the only players to have agreed to new contracts valued at $200-plus million. Westbrook, 28, now has the biggest total contract in National Basketball Association history, totaling $233 million over six seasons including 2017-18. (more...)
Man City Striker Sergio Aguero 'Suffers Fractured Rib' In Amsterdam Car Crash Man City Striker Sergio Aguero 'Suffers Fractured Rib' In Amsterdam Car Crash
- September 29, 2017

With his City team-mate Benjamin Mendy also suffering a long term knee injury this week , Aguero's fitness concerns are too much for many to take. His former club CA Indipendiente wished their former player a speedy recovery and tweeted saying: "Strength and quick recovery". Independiente, the Argentine club where Aguero began his career, wished the striker a "speedy recovery" on Twitter and added: "All Independiente is with you at this hard time". (more...)
Brilliant Barty beats Ostapenko to make Wuhan Open final Brilliant Barty beats Ostapenko to make Wuhan Open final
- September 29, 2017

The 21-year-old Australian crushed the Latvian, one year her junior, in straight sets - taking the first set 6-3 before delivering a "bagel" to her opponent in the second. I think for me I try and approach the match the exact same way", Barty said. I feel like I have full control of the ball, which in some conditions it's really tough to do. (more...)
Simeone: Chelsea deserved win Simeone: Chelsea deserved win
- September 29, 2017

The Brazil worldwide returned to Stamford Bridge last season in a surprise move from PSG, but quickly established himself as one of the Premier League's most complete defenders, playing a key role in their title success. "As you know very well, it's very hard when Atletico Madrid score to come back". Michy Batshuayi scored with the last touch of the game to win the game for Chelsea. (more...)
Drew Brees says Saints will kneel before anthem Drew Brees says Saints will kneel before anthem
- September 29, 2017

Brees says that the team will kneel and stand together, as a show of solidarity. Brees and his teammates discussed how best to signify their unity regarding player protests, and to show respect for the national anthem and American flag. The Saints play at Wembley Stadium in London at 8:30 a.m. Sunday. Ten Saints players sat during the anthem before Sunday's game against Carolina, joining hundreds of National Football League players who protested after stinging criticism from United States ... (more...)
Daniel Ricciardo: Ferrari pacesetting form 'a surprise' Daniel Ricciardo: Ferrari pacesetting form 'a surprise'
- September 29, 2017

On the intermediates I thought we had the pace, significantly quicker than everyone else. And so with a Mercedes or Ferrari at his disposal, he is "100 percent convinced" that he would be fighting for the title. "But I am quite confident we can be closer tomorrow. But it is not bad, I don't have massive issues with the auto". Can Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari bounce back from their Singapore nightmare? "Brazil is always an unknown, but here, Japan, Austin and Mexico, and maybe Abu ... (more...)
Heavyweight title contender Ortiz fails drugs test Heavyweight title contender Ortiz fails drugs test
- September 29, 2017

Ortiz can still have his "B" sample tested, but it is not often that the "B" sample provides a different result from the "A" sample. Once again, the "post-Klitschko era" of the heavyweight division, whose best fight has actually featured a Klitschko brother (Wlad's epic battle with the UK's Anthony Joshua ), has seen a proposed "superfight" fall apart because of steroid use. (more...)
Now's the time for Conor McGregor to relinquish UFC lightweight title Now's the time for Conor McGregor to relinquish UFC lightweight title
- September 29, 2017

Irish newspaper The Sunday World last weekend reported it was in the works for UFC 219 on December 30 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, to which UFC President Dana White flat-out denied was "not true at all ". "A big fight build-up and to win that - that will do for me anyway". Ferguson, Lee and Nurmagomedov are all high risk, low reward opponents for McGregor; tough outs who would challenge the lightweight champion inside the cage without delivering the kind of box office returns a third ... (more...)
Serie A giants confirm interest in Arsenal star Serie A giants confirm interest in Arsenal star
- September 29, 2017

He has since gone on to rack up impressive assist numbers for the Gunners, though the club's recent resurgence with the star German sidelined through injury has led sections of Arsenal fans to question whether they could be better off without the talented 28-year-old. (more...)