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Raphael Varane signs new five-year deal at Real Madrid Raphael Varane signs new five-year deal at Real Madrid
- September 30, 2017

Teammates Karim Benzema , Marcelo , Isco , Dani Carvajal and Marcos Llorente have put pen to paper on extended deals in recent weeks, while coach Zidane also confirmed that he had agreed new terms. The France worldwide missed a part of the early season through injury but has already made six appearances for Zidane's side in all competitions, per WhoScored.com. (more...)
Young: Man United ready to battle on all fronts Young: Man United ready to battle on all fronts
- September 30, 2017

Not to be here tomorrow is a hard situation for us. Bailly was suspended for United's first group game with Basel after he was sent off in the semifinal of last season's Europa League . Under pressure from the six richest clubs, the chairman has proposed ending the equal sharing of global broadcasting income. "I think Lukaku, Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial are who Mourinho will turn to in Pogba's absence and they'll have the responsibility to make sure the creative juices are ... (more...)
Steven Gerrard opens up about Eden Hazard at Chelsea Steven Gerrard opens up about Eden Hazard at Chelsea
- September 30, 2017

Hazard will start his first Prem game this season against Manchester City tonight . This season he has a big opportunity because we can play in the Champions League. . The 26-year-old winger recently spoke of how much the Italian improved him as a player, and Le Saux says that could count for a lot in determining his future. (more...)
Panthers vs. Patriots Week 4 game information Panthers vs. Patriots Week 4 game information
- September 30, 2017

More than 200 players protested before Sunday's games this week, a response to Trump's comments at a campaign rally on Friday where he called for players who protest during the anthem, which began a year ago to call attention to police brutality toward minorities, to be "fired". (more...)
Commissioner Adam Silver expects players to stand for anthem Commissioner Adam Silver expects players to stand for anthem
- September 30, 2017

He spoke following the NBA's Board of Governors meetings , during which owners passed rules created to prevent healthy players from sitting out games, and teams from losing games on goal to improve their draft position. The topic of resting players came to a head last season when multiple nationally televised games - specifically one featuring the Warriors and San Antonio Spurs, and another between the Los Angeles Clippers and Cleveland Cavaliers - were left with most, or all, of the stars on ... (more...)
West Ham boost with leading pair back to face Swansea West Ham boost with leading pair back to face Swansea
- September 30, 2017

But they did pick up a wonderful point at Wembley against Spurs and are yet to lose away. BILIC's cause isn't helped by his injury list, which has restricted his offensive options in recent weeks . The likes of James Collins, Pedro Obiang and Edmilson will also miss the game for the hosts. The Hammers lost 3-2 at home to Tottenham Hotspur last weekend, in a game that has once again piled the pressure on Bilic, having struggled defensively yet again. (more...)
Tottenham striker Kane has potential to become even better, says Pochettino Tottenham striker Kane has potential to become even better, says Pochettino
- September 30, 2017

Three points away from Wembley would be warmly received by boss Mauricio Pochettino . They have also won three opening Premier League matches consecutively. Tottenham Hotspur could move to third, albeit for a few hours only, in the Premier League this afternoon with a win over Huddersfield Town . If they take this approach I feel Tottenham have too much star quality all over the park to pick them off. (more...)
No. 7 Georgia Bulldogs surge into game at Tennessee Volunteers No. 7 Georgia Bulldogs surge into game at Tennessee Volunteers
- September 30, 2017

On episode No. 544 (Sept. 28, 2017) of the podcast, UGA fans can hear a discussion about why Tennessee defensive coordinator Bob Shoop is concerned about UGA. If the defense brings the heat and puts him in critical situations all afternoon, he'll make mistakes that could tilt the game in Georgia's favor. Here's what we know - Alabama is still really good. (more...)
Macklemore Expecting Second Child Macklemore Expecting Second Child
- September 30, 2017

He's got plenty of supporters in Oz, though, so we'd be surprised if anything got in the way of Macklemore sharing his "Same Love" message. He, Tricia , the couple's two-year-old daughter Sloane and family members then gather around a cake that's half pink, half blue, with "Girl" written on one side and "Boy" on the other. (more...)
Impressed by his football jersey, players buy XBox for 10-year-old Impressed by his football jersey, players buy XBox for 10-year-old
- September 30, 2017

The boy walked out with a brand new Xbox One purchased by two National Football League players from the Cowboys' longtime rivals, the Washington Redskins ...all because the child was wearing the jersey of No. To make an impact on somebody, I have no problem with it". It was a Colin Kaepernick 49ers jersey. His family is probably able to do whatever they want, but everybody is not able to have the stuff that we have the luxury of having. (more...)
Chelsea boss Conte: I've seen a new attitude from Hazard Chelsea boss Conte: I've seen a new attitude from Hazard
- September 30, 2017

Punching his fist while describing the hunger shown by Ronaldo and Messi, Conte added: "I see, for Ronaldo, that if he scores once he wants two, three, four". Hazard was in much improved form last season as Chelsea finished top of the table under Antonio Conte and the playmaker looks like he is getting back to his best form after a lay-off with an ankle injury. (more...)
Conte: 'Decisive' Hazard not obsessed with goals like Ronaldo and Messi Conte: 'Decisive' Hazard not obsessed with goals like Ronaldo and Messi
- September 30, 2017

He's in good form. 2015/16 - Chelsea 5 Manchester City 1 - The Blues eased to victory in the fifth round of the FA Cup with five different scorers, among them Willian, Eden Hazard and Gary Cahill. Morata has adapted quickly to Chelsea, playing with Hazard and playing in the Premier League. "In every game he plays, we must see that". The playmaker's performance was key to Chelsea's dominant display at the Estadio Metropolitano and prompted Álvaro Morata, with whom the Belgian has struck ... (more...)
Ty Montgomery's rib injury not as bad as initially thought Ty Montgomery's rib injury not as bad as initially thought
- September 30, 2017

The 24-year-old finished the 2016 season with 77 carries for 457 rushing yards and three touchdowns. The Packers announced he suffered a knee injury Thursday, but he will have time to heal, with their next game coming October 8. While the fifth-round pick from UTEP doesn't scream season-shifting waiver-wire addition, the opportunity for regular work will be there if Williams is out along with Montgomery. (more...)
Formula One losing its toughest race, says Hamilton Formula One losing its toughest race, says Hamilton
- September 30, 2017

The race will be live on Sky Sports F1 and Channel 4. "There's no denying Sepang will be tough for us - both for our package and for our drivers - as we often see the hottest temperatures and highest humidity levels of the year", he said. (more...)
Kane not at Ronaldo, Messi level yet - Lloris Kane not at Ronaldo, Messi level yet - Lloris
- September 30, 2017

Tottenham striker Harry Kane is close to being on a level with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo , according to former defender Rio Ferdinand. Spurs legend Glenn Hoddle believes Kane can become the club's greatest striker after he took his September tally to nine goals in five games with a hat-trick against Apoel Nicosia . (more...)
Bellew vows to end Haye's career in December 17 rematch Bellew vows to end Haye's career in December 17 rematch
- September 30, 2017

Betway's Alan Alger, said: "Bellew Haye II is the fight all boxing fans want to see". Haye, from south London , will be 37 come fight night and, after recovering from an operation on his injured Achilles, says he will be in better condition than their first encounter. (more...)
Man City on course to break Chelsea goal record Man City on course to break Chelsea goal record
- September 30, 2017

After initial tests in Manchester, Benjamin travelled to Barcelona to see Dr Ramon Cugat, a specialist doctor, to establish the extent of the injury. Usually, an ACL injury takes a minimum of nine months to heal which would mean Mendy will miss the entire 2017-18 season as his return to the pitch would realistically be around June 2018. (more...)
Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho gets court date in tax-fraud case Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho gets court date in tax-fraud case
- September 30, 2017

Mourinho repeatedly claimed not to know how bad Pogba's injury was as the club continued to assess him in-house, as well as seeking specialist advice. "But with long-term injuries, I don't speak about them, so Ibra, Pogba, [Marcos] Rojo and these players, I don't think about them". "We have to play against everybody home and away and when I look at the fixtures I only look to the period of time we have to recover from match to match", said Mourinho. (more...)
Brewers defeat Reds 4-3 Brewers defeat Reds 4-3
- September 30, 2017

Anderson struck out five over seven innings of three-hit, one-run ball to improve to 12-and-4 for Milwaukee. Junior Guerra will start game two and is 1-4 with a 4.90 ERA and 62 strikeouts this season. Louis' deficit to 2-1. Romano lost to the Boston Red Sox in his last turn when he gave up five runs and five hits in four innings. Luke Weaver will start game two and is 7-2 with a 3.23 ERA and 68 strikeouts this season. (more...)
Didier Deschamps compares Martial to Arsenal ace Lacazette after France snub Didier Deschamps compares Martial to Arsenal ace Lacazette after France snub
- September 30, 2017

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is out injured, with teammate Anthony Martial again snubbed by Deschamps in spite of his good form. The last game at CSKA highlights what he can do. It seems like a pretty weak excuse generally but Martial has also bagged three of his five goals after coming on as a substitute and in the games against West Ham, Everton and Swansea he changed the game when coming on. (more...)