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Jets' won't have a QB decision until after Giants game Jets' won't have a QB decision until after Giants game
- August 25, 2017

Christian Hackenberg figures to get an extended look Saturday against the Giants . Added Bowles: "The more they play the more they learn mentally". "I expect to play at a high level". Bowles defended the decision, telling reporters McCown has gotten plenty of work. McCown received just one rep Thursday, and it came with the scout team offense. (more...)
Head-To-Head: Rafa Benitez vs Slaven Bilic Head-To-Head: Rafa Benitez vs Slaven Bilic
- August 25, 2017

NEWCASTLE and West Ham meet this week with both clubs desperately searching for their first Premier League wins of the season. The winger, who capped an impressive individual display with a goal in Wednesday night's 3-2 Carabao Cup defeat by Nottingham Forest, picked up a knock and will have a late fitness test. (more...)
Rape case: Ram Rahim Singh reaches Panchkula CBI court; verdict shortly Rape case: Ram Rahim Singh reaches Panchkula CBI court; verdict shortly
- August 25, 2017

Indian anti-riot police officers stand guard on a barricaded road leading to the court in Panchkula . The letter also accused Singh of sexually exploiting several of his female followers inside the Dera campus on the outskirts of Sirsa in Haryana . (more...)
Milan with a comfortable draw, Eastern trips for Arsenal Milan with a comfortable draw, Eastern trips for Arsenal
- August 25, 2017

Zenit St. Petersburg, the 2008 UEFA Cup victor, was grouped with Real Sociedad, Rosenborg - which eliminated Ajax in the playoffs on Thursday - and Vardar of Macedonia. Two other contenders in the group for the Russian and Danish football clubs are Moldova's Sheriff and Zlin from the Czech Republic. Arsenal have been draw alongside Belarus league champions BATE Borisov, German side Cologne and Serbian runners-up Red Star Belgrade in the group stages of the European cup competition in ... (more...)
Pakistan announce 16-man squad for T20Is vs World XI Pakistan announce 16-man squad for T20Is vs World XI
- August 25, 2017

Du Plessis is one of five South Africans in the World XI squad and will be joined by two Australians (George Bailey, Tim Paine), two West Indians (Darren Sammy, Samuel Badree), two English players (Paul Collingwood, Ben Cutting), and one each from Bangladesh (Tamim Iqbal), Sri Lanka (Thisara Perera) and New Zealand (Grant Elliott). (more...)
Manchester City to return with £25m offer for Jonny Evans Manchester City to return with £25m offer for Jonny Evans
- August 25, 2017

If confirmed, the Evans deal will see the West Midlands side make a huge profit on the £8m they paid Manchester United for the defender just two years ago, after being deemed surplus to requirements by then Red Devils boss Louis van Gaal. (more...)
I am concerned Andy Murray's injury is a major worry I am concerned Andy Murray's injury is a major worry
- August 25, 2017

Their Australian Open final in January was one for the ages - won by Federer in dramatic fashion after he rallied from a break down in the final set. A mixture of great play on court and a judicious approach to handling his schedule have been keys to why he is in the position he is. It's a tale of two fortunes but the prize money gap between singles and doubles players is a "confusing" yet natural part of the sport, says United States tennis legend Pam Shriver. (more...)
Liverpool eye move for £18m-rated World Cup winning defender Liverpool eye move for £18m-rated World Cup winning defender
- August 25, 2017

But by his own admission, Everton boss Ronald Koeman is also in the market for "left-sided defender", and the Toffees have been placed at 7/2 for the German's signature. "If we can find a player who can play both [full-back and centre-back] it would be better". It looks like Liverpool are now ready to move on to alternative targets as the Express are citing a report from DW Sports that claims Klopp has set his sights on Schalke centre-back Howedes. (more...)
Atlanta Students Expelled, Suspended After Playing 'Jews Vs. Nazis' Themed Game Atlanta Students Expelled, Suspended After Playing 'Jews Vs. Nazis' Themed Game
- August 25, 2017

Nazis"-themed game of beer pong ". The teams used cups that depicted the Nazi swastika and the Jewish Star of David, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported . The incident is the latest example of increasingly common anti-Jewish actions or harassment connected to public and non-Jewish private schools in the Atlanta area, part of a national and regional trend cited this spring by the Anti-Defamation League . (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo scoops top UEFA award Cristiano Ronaldo scoops top UEFA award
- August 25, 2017

Ronaldo picked up the award at the Champions League draw in Monaco last night for the second successive time and the third time in total. Top coaches and football journalists took part in the poll. He has scored 407 goals in 396 appearances for Madrid - including 90 goals in 88 UEFA Champions League matches. The 32-year-old grabbed the silverware with 232 votes, finishing ahead of arch-rival Messi (141 votes) and Buffon (109 votes). (more...)
West Brom complete signing of RB Leipzig winger Burke West Brom complete signing of RB Leipzig winger Burke
- August 25, 2017

Burke is eligible to make his debut in Sunday's contest against Stoke City and spoke of his delight at completing a move. But Burke is arguably the biggest after joining Jay Rodriguez, Gareth Barry and Ahmed Hegazi so far this summer. He has already featured for the Bundesliga club in the current campaign, playing in the German Cup. West Brom says the 20-year-old Burke signed a five-year contract though did not announce the fee. (more...)
Roman Reigns Responds Back To SI Video About WWE Fans Hating Him Roman Reigns Responds Back To SI Video About WWE Fans Hating Him
- August 25, 2017

When Jason Jordan was told he was being moved to Raw as part of a big storyline as Kurt Angle's long-lost son, I'm sure he didn't think an undignified loss on the pre-show would be his PPV debut. If you're unusually tall or big you will always catch the boss's eye more quickly than if you're just a superb athlete who knows how to wrestle a fantastic wrestling match . (more...)
Paul Pogba Tempts Fate as He Sends Ominous Message to Rivals Paul Pogba Tempts Fate as He Sends Ominous Message to Rivals
- August 25, 2017

Swedish defender Victor Lindelof was supposed to be that man but he has made a slow start to life at Old Trafford and Mourinho is now preferring Phil Jones. In two PL appearances alongside Matic, Pogba has already scored 2 goals and provided 1 assist, on top of that, he's completed 137 passes and produced 4 through balls. (more...)
Who can Everton get in the Europa League group stage draw? Who can Everton get in the Europa League group stage draw?
- August 25, 2017

Because of the various rule in play, especially that teams from the same domestic leagues can not be drawn into the same group, the permutations are vastly reduced for teams like Chelsea. In another rematch, Porto under Mourinho won the 2004 final against Monaco . The draw is only complete when all 48 teams have been placed in the eight groups. (more...)
Wenger admits there is a chance to extend Alexis Sanchez' deal Wenger admits there is a chance to extend Alexis Sanchez' deal
- August 25, 2017

If so do you agree with the Frenchman or do you think it is too risky to bank on the fitness and form of a player who has been out for so long and who still does not have a definite date set for his comeback? Some deal better with it than others. (more...)
Cam Newton shows no sign of rust in first preseason action Cam Newton shows no sign of rust in first preseason action
- August 25, 2017

That plan was to play quarterback Cam Newton eight to 10 snaps in his first game since his offseason shoulder surgery, and 10 plays was exactly what he got thanks to almost flawless 75-yard opening drive. He sat out the first two preseason games before Thursday's short night of work. Newton's first six snaps were handoffs, with Jonathan Stewart and Christian McCaffrey totaling 50 yards. (more...)
Eagles Defeat Dolphins 38-31 Eagles Defeat Dolphins 38-31
- August 25, 2017

Philadelphia's Carson Wentz is expected to make a jump in his second season, while Miami's Jay Cutler is tasked with leading the Dolphins back to the playoffs as the new signee after Ryan Tannehill suffered an injury . Clement tallied 42 rushing yards and a touchdown, while Grant busted through multiple tackles and turned on the jets for a 69-yard touchdown. Wentz did a good job of dealing with it for the most part, but did throw it away once on a play that should have been intentional ... (more...)
Jack Bobridge charged with selling 'significant' number of ecstasy pills Jack Bobridge charged with selling 'significant' number of ecstasy pills
- August 25, 2017

The police investigation, named Operation Inception , had targeted drug dealing at licensed venues in Perth's entertainment district. According to neighbours, at least six marked and unmarked police cars were in attendance, as well as sniffer dogs. (more...)
Canada government giving migrants 'false hope' Canada government giving migrants 'false hope'
- August 25, 2017

Ultra-nationalist and other right-wing and anti-immigration groups have become increasingly vocal in the province, and have demanded the federal and provincial governments stop welcoming border crossers. Only about 50 per cent of Haitians are granted asylum in Canada. The Safe Third Country Agreement says refugees must make asylum claims in the first safe country they reach, meaning that those who arrive first in the United States can not then make a claim in Canada. (more...)
Fan steals another fan's foul ball at White Sox game Fan steals another fan's foul ball at White Sox game
- August 25, 2017

On Wednesday, Dozier had a run; Rosario went 0-for-4. Byron Buxton got the Twins within 7-3 on a sacrifice fly in the seventh after Minnesota loaded the bases for the second inning in a row. He could return to the lineup Friday night against Detroit. OF Zack Granite was called from Triple-A Rochester to fill the roster spot. "We're trying to do what we can to keep him moving in water and bike, whatever we can do", Molitor said. (more...)