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Antonio Conte denies Chelsea exit claims Antonio Conte denies Chelsea exit claims
- October 13, 2017

There have been countless reports linking Conte with a move back to Italy , despite only being a year into his successful tenure at Chelsea . "For two weeks I am reading wrong things", he said. The Blues boss was interviewed by RadioUno where he supposedly said: "Not a doubt in my mind that I will be home before long". The Premier League title victor has also revealed his family have finally made the move to London and there are no plans to make a U-turn any time soon. (more...)
Guwahati stone-throwing incident not reflective of our security measures: Rajyavardhan Rathore Guwahati stone-throwing incident not reflective of our security measures: Rajyavardhan Rathore
- October 13, 2017

He talked about how Australian team and Federation Internationale de Football Association authorities are content with the security in the country and India will always remain a graceful host. The tourists levelled the series at 1-1 with an eight-wicket thumping of the hosts in the north-eastern city of Guwahati . "It was an act to tarnish Guwahati's reputation as an emerging sports hub". (more...)
Ronald Koeman: I'm not interested in Roy Keane's comments about James McCarthy Ronald Koeman: I'm not interested in Roy Keane's comments about James McCarthy
- October 13, 2017

Let's hope he will be totally fit". "He's now back, the first time they did a good thing and not to use the player in the state of fitness". Brighton return to action after the global break on Sunday with a home Premier League tie against Everton . (more...)
Gasly set to contest Super Formula title over US Grand Prix
- October 13, 2017

On Friday, the team confirmed he will do the latter, giving Hartley a remarkable opportunity at a Formula One debut. "What an fantastic feeling!" said Hartley, who won the Le Mans 24 Hours this season and was world sportscar champion in 2015. (more...)
Mascherano to retire from internationals after 2018 World Cup Mascherano to retire from internationals after 2018 World Cup
- October 13, 2017

Let us know in the comments section below. "I hope that with the time to prepare that we'll have, we can be competitive (in Russia) like we were today". Ronaldo, who is two years older than Messi, retains a fierce rivalry with the diminutive attacker and is determined to seal the Balon d'Or ahead of him. (more...)
Gordon Strachan's future as Scotland manager could be decided on Thursday Gordon Strachan's future as Scotland manager could be decided on Thursday
- October 13, 2017

Ultimately we are in a result business. SCOTLAND will jump up a massive 14 places in the FIFA World Ranking into the top 30 teams this month....just days after failing to qualify for the World Cup again. "We are looking for the best person for this opportunity and we will cast the net as far and wide as we have to". "The players should receive huge credit for that resilience in coming back from a hard start and I would like to thank each and every player who has come in to represent ... (more...)
Manchester City streak seals manager of the month for Guardiola Manchester City streak seals manager of the month for Guardiola
- October 13, 2017

It was the second time Guardiola has won the award since he took charge of City in the summer of 2016. The City boss says his priority is to bring in a left-back after Benjamin Mendy suffered a cruciate knee ligament injury that is set to keep him out for six months. (more...)
Penn State preparing for Texas A&M to make run at James Franklin Penn State preparing for Texas A&M to make run at James Franklin
- October 13, 2017

On the hot seat only a little over a year ago, Franklin is now the toast of college football. Franklin, meanwhile, was given a six-year extension in August that pays him an average of $5.8 million a year (roughly $34.8 million over the course of the contract). (more...)
Pochettino slams 'disrespectful' Guardiola for 'Harry Kane team' remark Pochettino slams 'disrespectful' Guardiola for 'Harry Kane team' remark
- October 13, 2017

The Manchester City boss dubbed Spurs "the Harry Kane " team, when talking about who he considers his side's rivals for the Premier League title this season. To put things into further perspective, Kane has found the net 36 times from 147 shots in competitive games in 2017, while Saturday's opponents Bournemouth have scored 36 times from 371 shots spread throughout their whole squad. (more...)
North Carolina avoids major sanctions from NCAA in academic fraud case North Carolina avoids major sanctions from NCAA in academic fraud case
- October 13, 2017

North Carolina had a two-day hearing in mid-April in Nashville in front of the NCAA's Committee of Infractions. The most important aspect of the Committee On Infractions' findings , or lack thereof, is that it was unable to conclude the "fake" classes in question were offered with the intent of enrolling student athletes alone. (more...)
Guardiola named Barclays Manager of the Month
- October 13, 2017

Gabriel Jesus is most likely to stay as his replacement despite his three-game goalless sprees, his longest goalless run since arriving at City from Palmeiras in January. Pep led City to an absolutely ideal month, with four wins in four games and four clean sheets. Meanwhile, City are wary of rushing back the 29-year-old too quickly, as they are conscious that a further blow to the ribs could cause more damage if the injury has not healed properly, and will leave a decision on his ... (more...)
Sharapova advances in rain-delayed Tianjin Open Sharapova advances in rain-delayed Tianjin Open
- October 13, 2017

Venus Williams was knocked out in the second round of the Hong Kong Open by 19-year-old Naomi Osaka. Sharapova is still looking for her first title since returning from a 15-month suspension due to the use of a banned substance. But Voegele quickly let Sharapova back on serve, double faulting down break point in the very next game. Italian Sara Errani downed Beatriz Haddad Maia of Brazil 6-4 4-6 6-3, while American Christina McHale accounted for Maria Sakkari of Greece 6-0 6-4. (more...)
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte delivers injury updates ahead of Crystal Palace clash Chelsea boss Antonio Conte delivers injury updates ahead of Crystal Palace clash
- October 13, 2017

From the previous scan, maybe he will be out for around 20 or 21 days", Conte told reporters on Friday. However, according to The Telegraph , Kante could miss Chelsea's next six fixtures, which includes their double-header with Roma in the Champions League. (more...)
Yankees hurler Tanaka to start ACLS Game 1 in Houston Yankees hurler Tanaka to start ACLS Game 1 in Houston
- October 13, 2017

But that could also mean that they're ripe for a Game 1 letdown. Manager A.J. Hinch announced Wednesday that Dallas Keuchel will start Game 1 and Justin Verlander will start Game 2. In particular, it will bear watching how a Yankees bullpen loaded with hard-throwing relievers fares against an Astros offense that mashed heaters to the tune of.301/.373/.525 during the regular season. (more...)
Tottenham's Harry Kane named Premier League Player of the Month for September Tottenham's Harry Kane named Premier League Player of the Month for September
- October 13, 2017

It is going to be tough for the visiting team to pick up even a point from the encounter, given the quality of players that Spurs have on their books. Still only 24 years of age, September 2017 was perhaps the most impressive of Kane's career thus far when taking into account not only his Premier League and Champions League exploits, but those for his country also. (more...)
MA native implicated in death of frat pledge pressured to overdrink
- October 13, 2017

Around 11 a.m., members found Gruver still on the couch with a weak pulse, police said. The fraternities will not be allowed to hold chapter-affiliated events during the suspension. She hopes these students can find other ways to bond within the fraternity. UL dean of students Margarita Perez said that university administrators began receiving reports of hazing following the death of Maxwell Gruver , who was pledging for LSU's Phi Delta Theta fraternity. (more...)
Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer eye semi-final berths at Shanghai Masters Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer eye semi-final berths at Shanghai Masters
- October 13, 2017

Dimitrov raced in to unleash a backhand victor for a break point in the fourth game of the final set, but Nadal thwarted him again and claimed the decisive break to lead 4-2 before sealing yet another win. World number five Cilic secured his place in the semi-finals with a routine victory over Spain's Albert Ramos-Vinolas. This was their 6th meeting and the 4th win for Marin, who is yet to drop a set this week in Shanghai. (more...)
Michael Jordan complains 'super teams' hurting National Basketball Association competition
- October 13, 2017

The Oklahoma City Thunder now boast a big three of Russell Westbrook, Paul George, and Carmelo Anthony. Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan isn't happy with the way the game is being balanced in this day and age. Thoughts on super teams? "He in a transitional period", Jordan said. "I would never say one is greater than the other". Let's not say it's going to hurt the league just yet. (more...)
USMNT coach Bruce Arena calls World Cup qualifying elimination 'a blemish' USMNT coach Bruce Arena calls World Cup qualifying elimination 'a blemish'
- October 13, 2017

Former US global Taylor Twellman told ESPN News: "The gloves should have been off years ago". We can't beat Trinidad on a field that's too wet and too heavy? In the unlikely event the US might suffer what raters deemed would constitute the "worst loss in USMNT history", they'd still advance as long as both Panama and Honduras didn't beat the top two teams already qualified - Costa Rica and Mexico. (more...)
New Jersey Devils First Three Games: By the Numbers New Jersey Devils First Three Games: By the Numbers
- October 13, 2017

With Miles Wood and Pavel Zacha each notching two goals and Brian Gibbons scoring while killing off a two-man disadvantage, the Devils defeated the Maple Leafs 6-3 on Wednesday night in a battle of previously unbeaten teams. New Jersey finished 27th in the league last season, some 25 points behind Toronto . Wood scored his second goal of the season 1:38 later after splitting the defense. (more...)