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Leicester are back to title-winning form - Mourinho
- August 29, 2017

That galvanised Leicester and their typical counter-attack threat returned, with the tricky Mahrez twice beating United defenders on the right before firing efforts across goal, one which De Gea kept out with his foot and the other that was drilled past everyone. (more...)
Liverpool crushes Arsenal 4-0 as Salah shines Liverpool crushes Arsenal 4-0 as Salah shines
- August 29, 2017

Mohamed Salah of Liverpool , left, and Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal battle for possession. With the home victory, Liverpool is in second place in the EPL standings with seven points, while Arsenal is in 16th place with three points. Cech was called into action after 54 minutes as he produced a good low save to deny Salah a goal while Jordan Henderson fired over from the rebound. (more...)
Garbiñe Muguruza Takes Another Turn At The Open Garbiñe Muguruza Takes Another Turn At The Open
- August 29, 2017

Spanish third seed Muguruza matched her best showing on the NY hardcourts in five tries by defeating American Varvara Lepchenko 6-0, 6-3 for her first triumph in Arthur Ashe Stadium, which celebrated its 20th anniversary. "In the paper, people might think that". The Halep-Sharapova match on Monday night was a featured match of the opening day of play. Muguruza's record at the US Open is a surprise, given her attacking style of play and ability to dominate from the baseline. (more...)
Arsenal confident Alexis Sanchez won't complete summer transfer, reveals insider Arsenal confident Alexis Sanchez won't complete summer transfer, reveals insider
- August 29, 2017

Wenger said the 28-year-old is ready to be involved at Anfield, but would not state whether he is set to be named in the starting line-up. Alexis works for hard and is focused to play. "He's very focused, very happy". "He is very focused, very happy and as I told you before, the fact that he goes into the previous year of his contract does not mean we have no chance to extend it". (more...)
Paxton Lynch to miss some time with shoulder sprain Paxton Lynch to miss some time with shoulder sprain
- August 29, 2017

But he landed hard on his right shoulder as he was sacked on Denver's first possession and was replaced by Kyle Sloter . Postgame, head coach Vance Joseph said he did not believe the injury was serious. Then there's the matter of having a backup to Siemian to start the regular season, which is a much bigger deal. Siemian played the first half against the Packers and Lynch played just the one series in the second half before departing. (more...)
Jets Name Josh McCown As Starting Quarterback Jets Name Josh McCown As Starting Quarterback
- August 29, 2017

He also has experience with a team that eventually earned the No. 1 pick in the following year's draft, with 11 starts (1-10 record) for the 2014 Tampa Bay Buccaneers when they had nothing to gain by winning games. The 38-year-old beat out youngsters Christian Hackenberg and Bryce Petty for the starting job despite getting very little reps during the preseason. (more...)
Konta shocked out of US Open Konta shocked out of US Open
- August 29, 2017

In my case it is not about the tennis, it is about getting my stuff together. "I am now winning more matches and that is what matters". The victory was only Krunic's second over a player ranked in the top 10, but Konta's exit from the first round of a major was anything but an anomaly - the Sydney-born 26-year-old also suffered an early exit at the French Open. (more...)
Martin Keown sends message to Man United fans about Anthony Martial Martin Keown sends message to Man United fans about Anthony Martial
- August 29, 2017

Victory was secured in the 82nd minute as Fellaini diverted in fellow substitute Lingard's cross, despite replays suggesting he had been offside. Meanwhile, Manchester United made it three wins from three, 10 goals scored and 0 conceded with a 2-0 home win over Leicester . (more...)
Zinedine Zidane: 'We rely on Gareth Bale' Zinedine Zidane: 'We rely on Gareth Bale'
- August 29, 2017

Interestingly, the Spanish publication suggests that Madrid are now giving serious consideration to selling the Welsh super-star as they see this as a great opportunity to secure a huge fee before the 28-year-old's value starts to drop. I'm very happy with their work'. Bale has impressive numbers to his name since his arrival at Real, a club for who he has scored 68 goals in 154 matches. (more...)
Back at Western Kentucky Back at Western Kentucky
- August 29, 2017

Robinson - a 7-footer from Louisiana - was the first McDonald's All-American to ever sign with the Hilltoppers, and he was the centerpiece of the program's nationally ranked recruiting class of 2017 before abruptly leaving campus earlier this summer, after less than a month in Bowling Green. (more...)
Astros Update on Impact of Hurricane, Flooding Astros Update on Impact of Hurricane, Flooding
- August 28, 2017

In addition, the followup series against the Mets could very well take place in NY at Citi Field . The team says Houston fans with tickets to the Rangers series at Minute Maid Park should visit astros.com/postponement for information regarding their options for future games or refunds. (more...)
Spurs Reportedly to Sign Juan Foyth Spurs Reportedly to Sign Juan Foyth
- August 29, 2017

Tottenham have reportedly agreed a deal with Estudiantes to sign Argentina Under-20 defender Juan Foyth . Meanwhile, Kevin Wimmer is set to have a medical at Stoke City on Monday ahead of a £15m move from Tottenham. "He told me to go, train and that I would be involved I would play". Mauricio Pochettino , the Tottenham manager, has already taken the centre-half Davinson Sánchez from Ajax and the back-up goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga from Southampton, and he wants a further three new ... (more...)
Liverpool boss Klopp delighted with early season Mane form Liverpool boss Klopp delighted with early season Mane form
- August 28, 2017

Liverpool against Arsenal always promises to be a fixture full of goals and the fans will be expecting one this Sunday. Also, the last 10 meetings at Anfield have seen 44 goals. In top-flight meetings against the two Manchester clubs, Arsenal , Tottenham and Chelsea a year ago, the Reds won five and drew five. " Arsenal are still an outstanding strong side", he insisted. (more...)
DeShone Kizer says he has DeShone Kizer says he has "become a lot better" since being drafted
- August 28, 2017

Kizer's exhibition numbers aren't overly impressive, but numbers don't really matter in preseason. This was a young quarterback who was going to take the disappointment of not starting and do something about it. "He has the right feel , he has the right temperament and when he comes over, the conversations we have are the kind of conversations you want to have with your quarterback", Jackson said. (more...)
Wenger: Sanchez Is Ready To Play Wenger: Sanchez Is Ready To Play
- August 28, 2017

Wenger also confirmed that Sanchez will be allowed to travel for worldwide duty with Chile, despite his lack of game time, and when asked if he expected him to be an Arsenal player when he returns, he replied: "Yes". Without, that figure rises to 1.3. His dismissal against the Toffees also saw him ruled out of the FA Cup final victory over Chelsea - as Arsene Wenger's side lifted the trophy for a record 13th time despite being depleted in defence. (more...)
Celtic announce return of Patrick Roberts on loan deal Celtic announce return of Patrick Roberts on loan deal
- August 28, 2017

However, negotiations have been slow as Manchester City were believed to be prepared to send him out for a loan spell in England, but the player is keen to return to Celtic and is on the verge of doing so. But Celtic fans have got what they wanted, and Roberts has been handed the iconic #7 shirt as his reward for coming back. "The manager has been brilliant with me". (more...)
Cavaliers, Celtics face Wednesday deadline on Kyrie Irving trade Cavaliers, Celtics face Wednesday deadline on Kyrie Irving trade
- August 28, 2017

Jayson Tatum #11 of the Boston Celtics stands on the court during a 2017 Summer League game against the Portland Trail Blazers at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 9, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. They now hold the Lakers' 2018 first-round pick, which if it does not land from 2-5 would turn into the higher first-round pick between the Kings and 76ers in 2019. (more...)
Arsenal 'maintain interest in Virgil van Dijk, Thomas Lemar' Arsenal 'maintain interest in Virgil van Dijk, Thomas Lemar'
- August 28, 2017

As for Coutinho, well every Liverpool fan appreciates the lure of a potential move to Barcelona and the Brazilian can expect a warm welcome back into Jurgen Klopp's squad if he is available for selection once again after the upcoming global break. (more...)
UAE Jails Singaporean Pair for Cross-Dressing UAE Jails Singaporean Pair for Cross-Dressing
- August 28, 2017

Homosexuality is still illegal in the UAE, and people are often prosecuted for cross-dressing. Nur had last sent them a selfie from UAE. A few days later, we received a voice message from her saying she had been arrested. Rest assured that our consular and mission colleagues will do their best to assist your brother. Local activist Vanessa Ho, who shares an apartment with Mr Fadli, said she is trying to get a lawyer in Abu Dhabi to represent the two Singaporeans. (more...)
Mourinho refuses to take credit for Man United's super subs Mourinho refuses to take credit for Man United's super subs
- August 28, 2017

Those goals saved the blushes of Romelu Lukaku , who had seen a penalty saved by Kasper Schmeichel in the 53rd minute. They struggled with their delivery from wide areas, and Daley Blind was a particular culprit. MF Nemanja Matic, 8 - Quietly dominated midfield. Psychology plays a huge role in the modern game and being a good man manager is just as important as the tactics you employ, which is why many consider Sir Alex Ferguson as the greatest ever. (more...)