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Slaven Bilic rejected chance to sign Sanches and Krychowiak Slaven Bilic rejected chance to sign Sanches and Krychowiak
- September 03, 2017

Slaven Bilic turned down the chance to sign Renato Sanches and Grzegorz Krychowiak , according to David Sullivan . " As a Board we are behind Slaven, and he believes he has the tools to turn around our form and rectify our disappointing start to the season ", he added. (more...)
Italian player booted from US Open for calling female umpire a 'whore' Italian player booted from US Open for calling female umpire a 'whore'
- September 03, 2017

Italy's Fabio Fognini was provisionally suspended on Saturday from further participation in the U.S. Open after earlier being fined $24,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct during his first-round singles loss. The suspension means Fognini and doubles partner Simone Bolelli will forfeit their Round of 16 match and be withdrawn from the doubles draw. Accepted or not accepted, at this point that's not up to me. (more...)
Wyoming Punter Completely Whiffs On Punt Attempt Wyoming Punter Completely Whiffs On Punt Attempt
- September 03, 2017

To the dismay of the 12 scouts from seven National Football League teams in attendance, Allen's 36-yard gem to Johnson was a rarity. The sophomore threw three touchdown passes and orchestrated a Hawkeye offense which slowly gained confidence as the game progressed and overcame the absence of starting center James Daniels. (more...)
Florida and MI tangle in Arlington Florida and MI tangle in Arlington
- September 03, 2017

Instant Analysis now examines the Gators' win. In short, MI got hosed on the call, had to back up five yards and then settled for a field goal. The Wolverines broke in a new offensive line, with three new starters - Patrick Kugler at center, Michael Onwenu at right guard and Nolan Ulizio at right tackle. (more...)
Jose Mourinho goes in goal at 'Game 4 Grenfell' Jose Mourinho goes in goal at 'Game 4 Grenfell'
- September 03, 2017

At least 80 people died and over 70 were injured on June 14th when the 24-storey apartment block was consumed by a fire in the middle of the night. Captain of Shearer's side, Marcus Mumford of Mumford & Sons, announced the "deadline day capture" of Mourinho on Twitter. (more...)
Pocatello native Taysom Hill might land QB job with Green Bay Packers Pocatello native Taysom Hill might land QB job with Green Bay Packers
- September 03, 2017

The former basketball player turned football player is a raw and unfinished prospect who could turn into a dynamic playmaker for the offense if given the time to develop. Towards the end of the game, Hill danced out the pocket before connecting with tight end Aaron Peck for a 25-yard touchdown. "I can't describe what it felt like to get back the feeling of waking up after a game and being sore". (more...)
Andrew Luck won't stay on PUP list — Colts GM Andrew Luck won't stay on PUP list — Colts GM
- September 03, 2017

The Colts' starting quarterback has been on the sidelines recovering since he underwent surgery earlier this year to fix an issue with his right shoulder that had been bothering him since the 2015 season. Coach Chuck Pagano was also vague last week when asked how much time Luck would need to get himself ready. Of course, since he hasn't practiced or played in the preseason, that means he's nearly certainly not going to play in the regular season opener against the Rams on September 10. (more...)
Maryland throttles Texas 51-41 in Tom Herman's first game Maryland throttles Texas 51-41 in Tom Herman's first game
- September 03, 2017

Hill went 3-for-3 through the air for 44 yards while rushing for 14 yards and a score. Texas hadn't managed to get an offensive touchdown on the board and trailed the Terrapins 27-7. The Longhorns made things interesting in the third quarter when a 91-yard punt return touchdown by Reggie Hemphill-Mapps cut the deficit to three. Maryland's defense, which had been such a liability a year ago, came up with three crucial stops in the fourth quarter, including two turnovers on downs, that helped ... (more...)
Gareth Southgate accepts supporter unrest during Malta win Gareth Southgate accepts supporter unrest during Malta win
- September 03, 2017

A one-match domestic ban awaits and speculation grew in the following days that it may be served at Arsenal, with City reportedly willing to use him as a makeweight in a deal for Alexis Sanchez. "Daniel likes to do it on the last day to get the best deal, but we just have to wait and see", said Kane, whose side finished second behind Chelsea in the Premier League last season. (more...)
Clemson bands trolls Ohio State with '31-0' formation at halftime Clemson bands trolls Ohio State with '31-0' formation at halftime
- September 03, 2017

The Tigers would open up the second half with a 2-yard rushing touchdown from Fuller. There's a chance Kent State puts up a zero here. Bryant got things going with his legs early and led the Tigers to touchdowns in their first three possessions of the game. (more...)
Clemson bands trolls Ohio State with '31-0' formation at halftime Clemson bands trolls Ohio State with '31-0' formation at halftime
- September 03, 2017

The Tigers would open up the second half with a 2-yard rushing touchdown from Fuller. There's a chance Kent State puts up a zero here. Bryant got things going with his legs early and led the Tigers to touchdowns in their first three possessions of the game. (more...)
Wyoming's punter whiffs, Clemson band trolls Ohio State Wyoming's punter whiffs, Clemson band trolls Ohio State
- September 03, 2017

The 6-foot-4, 220-pound native of Calhoun Falls, S.C. also ran for 77 yards on seven carries - scoring another touchdown on the ground. Quarterbacks Nick Holley and George Bollas combined to go 1-5 passing for one total yard. After a pair of short passes to open the day, Bryant's deep ball hit Cain in stride. Kelly Bryant will be the starting quarterback after Deshaun Watson goes to the National Football League with the Houston Texans. (more...)
Malta 0-4 England: Ryan Bertrand scores his first England goal Malta 0-4 England: Ryan Bertrand scores his first England goal
- September 03, 2017

But we knew we had to keep moving it, and that the spaces would open and the chances would come", said the Tottenham Hotspur striker, who has notched five goals under Southgate's stewardship. But the squad is otherwise well stocked, meaning Southgate can use today's game at Malta's National Stadium to hone defensive partnerships and test attacking configurations. (more...)
Clemson band mocks Ohio State football with flawless troll job Clemson band mocks Ohio State football with flawless troll job
- September 03, 2017

Bryant got things going with his legs early and led the Tigers to touchdowns in their first three possessions of the game. The Tigers squandered only one trip to the red zone, when Kelly Bryant's pass attempt to Tee Higgins was tipped and intercepted. (more...)
Clemson Clobbers Kent State Clemson Clobbers Kent State
- September 03, 2017

Kent State picked up its initial first down on a 7-yard run by quarterback Nick Holley with 1:48 left in the first quarter and the Golden Flashes proceeded to march 55 yards to the Clemson 20-yard line before settling for a 37-yard field goal by Shane Hynes on the fifth play of the second quarter. (more...)
Patriots acquire DE Cassius Marsh in trade with Seahawks Patriots acquire DE Cassius Marsh in trade with Seahawks
- September 03, 2017

Patriots coach and general manager Bill Belichick will look to Marsh to add depth at defensive end after injuries at the position and disappointing performance by Kony Ealy (who was eventually cut) left them lacking bodies at the end of camp. (more...)
Italian Grand Prix set to cap European season this week on NBCSN Italian Grand Prix set to cap European season this week on NBCSN
- September 03, 2017

Though the 60-minute FP3 timing clock started as usual at 1100 local time the session was delayed indefinitely as the Safety Car did multiple laps of the soaked circuit. The last time that adverse weather forced qualifying to roll over to Sunday was the US Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas in 2015. Whereas we knew that Verstappen was a wonder kid in the wet, we weren't so aware of the ability of Lance Stroll and Esteban Ocon in these conditions. (more...)
Broncos release S Ward after three seasons Broncos release S Ward after three seasons
- September 03, 2017

I've been impressed with Kyle". After not finding a trade partner, the Broncos chose to cut Ward before his $4.5 million base salary became fully guaranteed for the season. Sloter threaded the needle for a 21-yard touchdown pass to tight end Steven Scheu for the final score and further make his case as a backup, at least in the short-term. (more...)
Arsenal and Liverpool under additional time pressure in Thomas Lemar chase Arsenal and Liverpool under additional time pressure in Thomas Lemar chase
- September 03, 2017

Monaco are understood to be reluctant to part with Lemar after already losing Tiemoue Bakayoko to Chelsea and Benjamin Mendy and Bernardo Silva to Manchester City. "A lot of players and friends have said good things to me about the club, the spirit in the squad and the team. We have the numbers and quality to deal with that". (more...)
Karolina Pliskova feels the heat after surviving scare Karolina Pliskova feels the heat after surviving scare
- September 02, 2017

Live radio and text commentary on selected matches every day. While Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal hope to remain on track for a possible semifinal showdown, Karolina Pliskova avoided becoming the latest top woman to exit the U.S. Open. It is the first time in his long career that the 36-year-old Federer has played five-setters in both the first and second rounds at a Grand Slam tournament. (more...)