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Blow for Mourinho as 'Barcelona target €100m Griezmann deal' Blow for Mourinho as 'Barcelona target €100m Griezmann deal'
- October 11, 2017

Griezmann's contract contains the usual release clause but from 1st July 2018 the value falls to €100m which has sent the Barcelona hierarchy into planning mode. Griezmann and Atletico have endured a slow start to the season, having just moved into their new 67,000-seater Wanda Metropolitano stadium. The 26-year-old almost joined Manchester United this summer. (more...)
John Toshack: Right time for Chris Coleman to leave Wales John Toshack: Right time for Chris Coleman to leave Wales
- October 11, 2017

Speaking to BBC Radio 5 Live after the game, Coleman's former worldwide teammate John Hartson, said he may step away from the job. "We don't want to keep on looking back at the Euros, but for everyone it was incredible to be a part of that and we all want that again". (more...)
Do Arsenal want Ramsey and Wales at World Cup? Maybe not Do Arsenal want Ramsey and Wales at World Cup? Maybe not
- October 11, 2017

The 27-year-old was adjudged the Wales supporters' man of the match after their 1-0 win in Georgia on Friday, and again started the game superbly on Monday, industrious in midfield and producing his usual quality and tempo when in possession. (more...)
Trump threat to National Football League over 'massive' tax breaks Trump threat to National Football League over 'massive' tax breaks
- October 11, 2017

We can not do that. Trump sent Monday's email regarding Pence's walkout via the Trump Make America Great Again Committee, a joint fundraising committee composed of Donald J. But neither whites nor blacks think protesting players should be fired or that kneeling during the anthem should be illegal; both groups disapprove of the President's handling of the situation. (more...)
Portugal, France qualify for World Cup Portugal, France qualify for World Cup
- October 11, 2017

France sealed their place at Russian Federation 2018 with a 2-1 home victory over Belarus to finish top of Group A, with Sweden headed down the play-offs path despite a 2-0 away loss to the Netherlands . Switzerland were attempting to join defending champions Germany - and Spain ahead of the 2010 finals - as the only nations to complete a European World Cup qualifying campaign with a ideal record. (more...)
ESPN Suspends 'SportsCenter' Anchor for Jerry Jones Tweet ESPN Suspends 'SportsCenter' Anchor for Jerry Jones Tweet
- October 11, 2017

Trump in a tweet wrote, "A big salute to Jerry Jones , owner of the Dallas Cowboys, who will BENCH players who disrespect our Flag."Stand for Anthem or sit for game!..." I'm very supportive of the team, but under no circumstances will the Dallas Cowboys-I don't care what happens-under no circumstances will we as an organization, coaches, players, not support and stand and recognize and honor the flag. (more...)
Pens Prepare For White House Visit Amid Anthem Controversy
- October 11, 2017

The Penguins - and Crosby in particular - have found themselves thrust into the increasingly uncomfortable intersection of politics and sports, but the Pittsburgh captain doesn't view the visit as a political statement. We attended White House ceremonies after previous championships - touring the historic building and visiting briefly with Presidents George H.W. Bush and Barack Obama - and have accepted an invitation to attend again this year. (more...)
New England Patriots at NY Jets Betting Trends and Expert Predictions 10/15/17 New England Patriots at NY Jets Betting Trends and Expert Predictions 10/15/17
- October 11, 2017

Everyone said that they were awful. "They're still the same Patriots". Jets Offensive Matchup to Watch: Jets WRs vs. Patriots CBsEven though the Pats don't have good defensive stats, they have a pair of talented corners in Malcolm Butler and Gilmore. (more...)
Ali Enterprises Jabs at Fox Over 'Greatest' Super Bowl Video Ali Enterprises Jabs at Fox Over 'Greatest' Super Bowl Video
- October 11, 2017

Muhammad Ali Enterprises LLC sued Fox Broadcasting Company in Chicago federal court on Tuesday, alleging false endorsement and violation of the Illinois Right of Publicity Act. The ads commemorated the Chicago Bulls great's induction into basketball's hall of fame. Muhammad Ali Enterprises is the endorsement company that owns and manages the intellectual-property rights of the boxer, who died in 2016. (more...)
Nursing left shoulder injury Nursing left shoulder injury
- October 11, 2017

Brady missed practice on Tuesday in order to perform the MRI. This injury was re-aggravated on Thursday nights game after he got sacked in the first quarter. Guregian describes the injury as a "left shoulder irritation". "I think that's part of the conditioning that you do in the offseason, to prepare yourself for taking hits", he said (via ESPN ). (more...)
Rumoured Arsenal target Anthony Martial 'happy at Manchester United' Rumoured Arsenal target Anthony Martial 'happy at Manchester United'
- October 11, 2017

However, with five goals and six assists already this season, Martial looks set to finally fill the huge potential we all know he possesses. Earlier this week, Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo suggested the latter were monitoring the Frenchman's situation and would consider trying to bring him to the Nou Camp should he fail to nail down a regular starting spot over the course of the season. (more...)
Why has Colin Kaepernick kept so quiet amid ongoing free agency? Why has Colin Kaepernick kept so quiet amid ongoing free agency?
- October 11, 2017

During the segment, anchor James Brown turned to the anthem debate: "And kneeling, he said?" After La Canfora backed off his earlier report, Kaepernick tweeted: "A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its trousers on", attributing the quote to Winston Churchill even though some scholars have said the quote was not said by the former British prime minister. (more...)
'I've found my purpose': Canberra tennis star Nick Kyrgios opens up 'I've found my purpose': Canberra tennis star Nick Kyrgios opens up
- October 11, 2017

Kyrgios, ranked 19 in the world, has not always done his talent justice and a year ago was suspended for his conduct in a defeat to Zverev's older brother Mischa in Shanghai. Kyrgios, who had been pursuing a fourth ATP singles title, displayed honest self-appraisal when he said his heavy defeat to Nadal was "typical". Kyrgios has previously admitted he's "not the professional tennis needs me to be" but says he has found a vision that will make him be remembered as much more than a tennis ... (more...)
Nick Kyrgios quits at Shanghai Masters to protest umpiring Nick Kyrgios quits at Shanghai Masters to protest umpiring
- October 10, 2017

Kyrgios, who is known for his temperament and on-court antics, was heard threatening to retire if he lost the first set tie-break at the Qizhong Forest Sports City Arena. Kyrgios lost the next point and then started to complain and curse, which earned him an audible obscenity code violation. "You think this place could not get any more ridiculous, shit like this happens", Kyrgios then told his courtside entourage. (more...)
Conor McGregor & WWE "Close" On Deal For WrestleMania Appearance
- October 10, 2017

A source told the paper: "Conor is a huge wrestling fan". He watched these guys when he was younger. Additionally, it was revealed that McGregor, who grew up watching the aforementioned WWE legends, has always wanted to try his hand at pro-wrestling, and is now indeed discussing a big money matchup with WWE for next year's edition of the Showcase of the Immortals. (more...)
Brett Brown Thinks Markelle Fultz's Shoulder Injury Is Affecting His Shot
- October 10, 2017

However, through two preseason games with the 76ers, something has been off with Fultz's shooting form. The Philadelphia 76ers are once again dealing with an injury to a young star after Markelle Fultz suffered a knee injury. 1 overall in June: He's been bothered by a nagging right shoulder injury that he "can't recall" first aggravating. In the Sixers' pre-season encounter with the Boston Celtics on Monday, Fultz tested his new form and it looked extremely awkward, to say the least. (more...)
Trump Has Hijacked National Anthem Issue — ESPN Announcer Trump Has Hijacked National Anthem Issue — ESPN Announcer
- October 10, 2017

I can't help but believe them as they speak with such conviction and gravity on the issue. We look forward to continuing our talks with them on this very issue. About an hour later, Trump tweeted that Pence was acting in response to his instructions. But the kneeling did not originally start because of something Donald Trump had said or tweeted . (more...)
Sergio Aguero returns to Manchester City training following auto crash Sergio Aguero returns to Manchester City training following auto crash
- October 10, 2017

The Argentina global was injured in a vehicle crash during a day off in the Netherlands and missed City's last Premier League game at Chelsea, a 1-0 win, and his country's World Cup qualifiers. He seemed very down to me because we wanted to be here (with Argentina),' Villani explained. City said on their website: "Man City fans will be delighted to learn Sergio Aguero returned to training on Tuesday morning". (more...)
VOLQUEST: Guarantano set to start against SC VOLQUEST: Guarantano set to start against SC
- October 10, 2017

Dormady had struggled mightily in Tennessee's first five games, and Guarantano has played in three of them. Members of the SC football team said Tuesday morning they'd been preparing for Tennessee starting quarterback Quinten Dormady . We're not going to hide from that, we know what happened. The quarterback's behavior was singled out by well-known analyst Kirk Herbstreit, only heightening the attention it got. (more...)
'Knife-wielding' football fan arrested after running onto pitch towards Isco 'Knife-wielding' football fan arrested after running onto pitch towards Isco
- October 10, 2017

The usual security measures were carried out last night, during and after the game", he said. But the Israel FA's Shlomi Barzel is quoted today as saying: "According to all the information we have, there is no evidence or indication that someone was carrying a knife among those who jumped onto the field". (more...)

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