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'Completely drunk' Lloris lucky not to hit pedestrian, says magistrate 'Completely drunk' Lloris lucky not to hit pedestrian, says magistrate
- September 13, 2018

He was charged following a routine patrol stop in Marylebone in the early hours of August 24. World Cup-winning captain Lloris had spent the evening with some of his global team-mates but was found to have 80 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. (more...)
After Serena Williams tirade, tennis umps consider boycotting her matches After Serena Williams tirade, tennis umps consider boycotting her matches
- September 13, 2018

He has reached 14 Grand Slams to level with Pete Sampras and looks good for a few more . The 20-year-old, who is of Haitian and Japanese descent, became the first-ever Japanese-born Grand Slam champion Saturday after defeating her idol , Serena Williams . (more...)
Rose reveals angry halftime exchange between England players Rose reveals angry halftime exchange between England players
- September 13, 2018

Tottenham Hotspur striker Kane, who won the Golden Boot at this year's World Cup with six goals, has started 61 matches in all competitions since the start of last season. And this resulted in many players taking home the prized cap, while how deserving they were of then being branded an " England international" has been open to great debate. (more...)
Aussie artist's cartoon of Serena condemned as racist Aussie artist's cartoon of Serena condemned as racist
- September 12, 2018

Williams , who called Ramos a "liar" and "thief" during the match she lost to Naomi Osaka , has alleged sexism played a role in the umpire docking her a game on Saturday. "I'm fine, given the circumstances", Ramos told Tribuna Expresso , a Portuguese news outlet. During a subsequent changeover, Murray said: "I didn't say "stupid umpire", I said "stupid umpiring". (more...)
Patriots Reportedly Signing Receivers Corey Coleman, Bennie Fowler Patriots Reportedly Signing Receivers Corey Coleman, Bennie Fowler
- September 12, 2018

The Bills dropped him during roster cuts. The 5-foot-11, 185-pounder, originally entered the NFL as a first-round draft pick (15th overall) of Cleveland out of Baylor in the 2016 NFL Draft. But Cordarrelle Patterson (16 plays) and Riley McCarron (15) rotated through and made little impact as the third and fourth receivers. Fowler, 27, has special teams experience. (more...)
Djokovic, Nadal and Federer in unthinkable three-year first Djokovic, Nadal and Federer in unthinkable three-year first
- September 12, 2018

Open tennis tournament final. Novak Djokovic says he thinks the chair umpire interfered too much in Serena Williams' match but stopped short of saying men and women are treated differently. Djokovic faced similar questions about whether he'd ever get back to another major final with his elbow woes, but after his triumph at Wimbledon in July, and with the more heralded - and older - Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer showing signs of slowing down, another reign of the Djoker looks very real in ... (more...)
Justin Rose is the new World No 1 Justin Rose is the new World No 1
- September 12, 2018

Woods has been in the hunt at majors, finishing second at last month s PGA Championship and leading on Sunday in July s British Open, but still seeks his first win in more than five years. It's over before you know it". Spieth, 25, came into the week in the top 30 in points but couldn't recover from a second-round 71 in which he was one of just six players to shoot over par. (more...)
Anonymous Rams defender said Derek Carr was 'scared to take shots' Anonymous Rams defender said Derek Carr was 'scared to take shots'
- September 12, 2018

The defense also paid dividends as new Ram Marcus Peters got on the scoreboard with a 50-yard interception return for the score. The Raiders quarterback completed 27 passes, but starting wide receivers Amari Cooper, Jordy Nelson and Seth Roberts combined for just five catches for 43 yards. (more...)
Marseille to play Europa League opener behind closed doors Marseille to play Europa League opener behind closed doors
- September 12, 2018

With 48 sides now involved in the Europa League group stage, that would likely mean that competition being reduced to 32 teams, with the same number competing in the Champions League group stage and the new competition. It said various ideas would be discussed "before any decision on potential changes would be made". The organisation that represents Europe's 32 leagues has reacted angrily at the prospect of a third European club competition from the 2021/22 season. (more...)
Nike Stock Gains 2% To Erase Losses Tied To Colin Kaepernick Ad Nike Stock Gains 2% To Erase Losses Tied To Colin Kaepernick Ad
- September 12, 2018

Nike sales appear to have increased in the wake of its controversial advertising campaign, using Colin Kaepernick as the face of the brand. College of the Ozarks plans to remove all athletic uniforms purchased from Nike or that contain the Nike emblem. (more...)
DeAndre Yedlin's comment to referee on a Neymar dive was flawless DeAndre Yedlin's comment to referee on a Neymar dive was flawless
- September 12, 2018

The tricky winger set up Brazil's opener with a sensational turn of pace and he nearly teed up Neymar in the second half - his range of passing on show. Neymar stutter-stepped in his run-up, Steffen dove to his right and the striker softly kicked the ball in the other way. Yedlin could feature for his country again when US host Mexico in Tennessee on Tuesday night. (more...)
Spain thrash World Cup finalists Croatia 6-0 in Nations League Spain thrash World Cup finalists Croatia 6-0 in Nations League
- September 12, 2018

After a disappointing World Cup , Spain have bounced back as a new era under Luis Enrique begins, with two back-to-back victories against formidable opponents in the form of England and Croatia , both of whom had impressive showings in Russian Federation. (more...)
Southgate expects one-week Luke Shaw lay-off Southgate expects one-week Luke Shaw lay-off
- September 12, 2018

Shaw picked up the injury on his return to the England side, after a gruesome collision with Spain and Real Madrid right back Dani Carvajal during the second half on Saturday night. The Spanish outlet claim that De Gea couldn't fully enjoy the post-match praise he received because he was too anxious about his teammate. Much has been said of Manchester United , their players, and the manager this season, and most of it has come in the form of criticism. (more...)
Rangers acquire defenceman Adam McQuaid from Bruins
- September 12, 2018

McQuaid played in all 12 of his team's playoff games, getting 13:19 per while recording a goal and assist while the Bruins were knocked out in the second round by Tampa Bay. "It's debatable how much he was going to play this year, but Bruins lose a tough, tough hombre and a great teammate". Kampfer, 29, has played for Boston, Minnesota, Florida and NY in his 166-game National Hockey League career. (more...)
England goals important for Marcus Rashford - Southgate England goals important for Marcus Rashford - Southgate
- September 12, 2018

Striker Marcus Rashford scored a second-half victor as a young and much-changed England avoided an unprecedented fourth-successive defeat by beating Switzerland 1-0 in a friendly global on Tuesday. After being pegged back, Switzerland struggled to reimburse the first half dominance that almost saw them surge ahead. After the latest in a long succession of major tournament disappointments, Switzerland coach Vladimir Petkovic is attempting to give his side a makeover. (more...)
Christian College Drops Nike After Kaepernick Ad: 'We Are Ashamed of Them' Christian College Drops Nike After Kaepernick Ad: 'We Are Ashamed of Them'
- September 12, 2018

Even if it means sacrificing everything ". Its two-minute commercial, highlighting Kaepernick , James, Serena Williams and others, aired Thursday during halftime of the NFL's season opener. This prompted various people on social media to post videos and pictures of them destroying their Nike merchandise, with some even calling to start boycotting the brand. (more...)
Djokovic can overhaul Federer's record Grand Slam tally: Del Potro Djokovic can overhaul Federer's record Grand Slam tally: Del Potro
- September 12, 2018

I can't believe she managed to get all the way up", Djokovic said. Top-seeded Nadal had been favored to win this tournament from the start. That is despite winning fewer Grand Slams - the most lucrative tournaments in tennis - and fewer ATP Tour titles than Swiss great Roger Federer. (more...)
‘Green light’ given for third UEFA club competition
- September 11, 2018

But now, according to the head of the association representing Europe's biggest clubs, a third European competition is set to be introduced again. Uefa confirmed last month that it was "constantly reviewing the format of its competitions and is looking at a variety of options in this respect". (more...)
Steve Yzerman stepping down as Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman stepping down as Lightning general manager
- September 11, 2018

Former Red Wings GM Jimmy Devellano, who current serves as the team's senior vice-president, said on Tuesday he was totally surprised by Yzerman's decision to abandon his post in Tampa Bay. "We're going to play this year, and after that, I don't know", Yzerman said. As a player, Yzerman spent 22 seasons with the Detroit Red Wings , retiring in 2006. (more...)
Cantona: Guardiola should be Manchester United manager Cantona: Guardiola should be Manchester United manager
- September 11, 2018

The Manchester United midfielder has been leading all football gossip in the past few weeks, and his latest statements have not helped his case get any better. "No fun, no creativity". He has some strong words of praise for how well City have done under the leadership of Guardiola. "I think Jose [Mourinho] loves the job he does". (more...)

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