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Arsenal brush Bournemouth aside to return to winning ways Arsenal brush Bournemouth aside to return to winning ways
- September 11, 2017

Sanchez was back on club duty, having seen his push for a move to Manchester City fall flat before the transfer deadline amid a miserable global break with Chile, and made way for Alexandre Lacazette in the starting XI, before emerging to a mixture of cheers and jeers in the second period. (more...)
Disaster for UFC 215 as Mighty Mouse's chance to make history cancelled Disaster for UFC 215 as Mighty Mouse's chance to make history cancelled
- September 11, 2017

The women's bantamweight title fight between reigning 135 lbs queen Amanda Nunes and Valentina Schevchenko will now headline. Borg (11-2) has won five of seven UFC fights, but also previously pulled out of a bout on short notice. I'll step right in. Helwani cited sources who said Borg "was deemed unfit to fight by UFC doctors", although he noted the illness was not related to the fighter's weight cut. (more...)
Thrilling draw for the Wallabies and Springboks in Perth Thrilling draw for the Wallabies and Springboks in Perth
- September 11, 2017

That came a fortnight after the Australians relinquished a 17-point lead in a heart-breaking late 35-29 defeat to the All Blacks in Dunedin, New Zealand. The lead was short-lived: Israel Folau won back Australia's restart, and Beale produced a dodge-and-weave run to touch down for a try. A dominant scrum in the 66th minute gave fly-half Jantjies the simplest of chances to put South Africa up 23-20 but Foley responded immediately with a long-range effort to set up a tense last 10 minutes. (more...)
Van Gaal: Man United Van Gaal: Man United "put my head in noose", Mourinho slams past
- September 11, 2017

He was pushed out in favour of Jose Mourinho after months of speculation . United, who enjoyed a triumphant era under Ferguson, struggled in the transition after the Scottish manager left Old Trafford following the annexation of their 20th and most recent Premier League title. (more...)
Texans vs. Jaguars final thoughts and prediction Texans vs. Jaguars final thoughts and prediction
- September 11, 2017

On Sunday against the Jaguars he elected to give the hook to starter Tom Savage and replaced him with rookie Deshaun Watson with the Houston trailing 19-0 at the start of the second half. Watson finished the game 12-of-23 for 102 yards, one touchdown and one interception. Goodell, who attended the NFL's season opener on Thursday night, will travel to Houston for a more meaningful cause. (more...)
Cleveland Browns Lock Arms With Police During National Anthem Cleveland Browns Lock Arms With Police During National Anthem
- September 11, 2017

Before the national anthem, the stadium's video screens played a video discussing racial inequality in the U.S. Afterward, the players stood on the field for the national anthem. "He suggested that they come up with an alternative, constructive approach to communicate their concerns regarding racial equality". Last season, no white players were among those by participating in anthem protests, but several did so before games last month. (more...)
The Deshaun Watson era starts with a bang The Deshaun Watson era starts with a bang
- September 10, 2017

In doing so, it appears as though the Texans have officially benched starting quarterback Tom Savage . Savage was 7 of 13 passing for 29 yards and no touchdowns and no interceptions. Watson, selected with the 12th overall pick out of Clemson, helped guide the Tigers to back-to-back College Football Playoff national championship games, winning the second against Alabama 35-31. (more...)
US Open 2017: Superb Kevin Anderson reaches first Grand Slam final US Open 2017: Superb Kevin Anderson reaches first Grand Slam final
- September 11, 2017

It was now the South African making all the running, earning six break points in the third set, albeit needing a Carreno Busta double fault to get over the line. He will face his toughest test yet in the semi-finals against Kevin Anderson , who has won on both occasions the two have played each other. Still, the lanky South African thinks the journey has been worth it. (more...)
Arsenal bounce back from successive defeats with Bournemouth victory Arsenal bounce back from successive defeats with Bournemouth victory
- September 10, 2017

His did find the net after 27 minutes to make it 2-0 following Welbeck's sixth minute opener. Of course, Arsenal fans will hope that Welbeck can start to do this more consistently, and against better opposition, but it's a start for a player who has so often been in and out of the side due to injury problems. (more...)
Will former Viking Peterson boom or bust for Saints? Will former Viking Peterson boom or bust for Saints?
- September 10, 2017

But the prospect of a timeshare with Mark Ingram , the potential for re-injury, and the inevitable abandoning of the run when the Saints defense implodes, all serve to dampen AP's long term prospects. I see he's making a big deal [of it]. "We just got to be ready to go, which I know he is". These are the mistakes that can be fixed, and coach Mike Zimmer will get them fixed. (more...)
Costa relocates family to Madrid ahead of proposed Atletico move Costa relocates family to Madrid ahead of proposed Atletico move
- September 10, 2017

Costa has been omitted from Chelsea's squad for the group stages of the Champions League, which indicates that he is unlikely to play for the club before the January transfer window. "What happened is that all contracts have an end date, and when that happens there are talks about extending them". Costa has already agreed personal terms with Atletico, and will sign a £9.1million-a-year deal, according to the Express . (more...)
Week 2's Top 10: Who Moves Up as Ohio State Drops Out? Week 2's Top 10: Who Moves Up as Ohio State Drops Out?
- September 10, 2017

And, it finally happened in the second half. Comparatively, the Buckeyes found themselves in a fight with in for almost three full quarters of play. The Sooners are coming off a 56-7 home victory over UTEP in Week 1 when they tallied 676 yards of offense. On Saturday night the No. 5 Sooners visit Columbus to face No. (more...)
Rafael Dos Anjos Calls Out Tyron Woodley After UFC 215 Rafael Dos Anjos Calls Out Tyron Woodley After UFC 215
- September 10, 2017

However, a few minutes later, Dos Anjos was able to step over Magny's leg into full mount. "One thing I can be sure, is we're going to fight", dos Anjos added. "I have confidence in me, in my cardio, and I'm going to make him work". His arrival in the 170-pound title picture is well-timed, too. I'm a new blood in this division and I was ready to take the fight with Woodley if Damien Maia didn't take the fight, but he took the fight, but I was getting ready for it. (more...)
Andrew Luck Could be Out Andrew Luck Could be Out "Several More Weeks"
- September 10, 2017

Luck is still working on the strengthening portion of his recovery from shoulder surgery, but he hasn't started an intensive throwing regime yet. The ailment did not stop Luck from throwing for 4,240 yards, 31 touchdowns and 13 interceptions while completing 63.5 percent of his passes and registering a passer rating of 96.4 last season. (more...)
NFL Predictions: Arizona Cardinals vs. Detroit Lions 9/10/17 NFL Predictions: Arizona Cardinals vs. Detroit Lions 9/10/17
- September 10, 2017

The Lions made the playoffs last season at 9-7, but lost in the opening round to the Seattle Seahawks 26-6. So it is unknown how effective he will be in Week 1. Abdullah will be joined by fellow running back Theo Riddick , who also was out with an injury majority of the season. Arizona took a 7-0 lead with 11:14 to play in the first quarter , and it came after the Cardinals offense put together a six-play, 19-yard drive on the first possession of the game that ended abruptly on ... (more...)
Nadal overwhelms del Potro; faces Anderson in US Open final Nadal overwhelms del Potro; faces Anderson in US Open final
- September 10, 2017

The 28th-seeded Anderson dropped the first set but powered past the 12th-seeded Spaniard 4-6 7-5 6-3 6-4 in a match that lasted nearly three hours on Arthur Ashe Stadium. "It's something that I always dreamed about but something I never thought was going to arrive here". "I think just my emotions at the end summed it up". (more...)
Ducati's Petrucci fastest in San Marino Ducati's Petrucci fastest in San Marino
- September 10, 2017

During this time the satellite Pramac Ducati team's Danilo Petrucci - with nothing to lose as far as the riders' championship is concerned - slowly but surely caught up to and snuck past both Dovizioso and Marquez as the defending world champion seemed to be on the edge of falling. (more...)
Shami and Umesh Return for Australia ODIs, Shardul Dropped Shami and Umesh Return for Australia ODIs, Shardul Dropped
- September 10, 2017

It will be interesting if either Bhuvneshwar Kumar or Jasprit Bumrah is given some rest, bringing back Umesh Yadav or Mohammed Shami for the first three games of the series starting in Chennai. "We'll see what we're presented with but it could be the same again". I am not sure the one-day wickets will present quite as much spin perhaps as some of the Test wickets. (more...)
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola: 'West Brom's Jonny Evans was too expensive' Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola: 'West Brom's Jonny Evans was too expensive'
- September 10, 2017

Silva, who has been a constant presence in the City side since joining from Valencia in 2010, still has two years left in his Manchester City contract and is still a key player at only 31 years old. When replacing Sterling , looking to our attacking options would be a true like for like, but I'm more concerned with how we stop Jurgen Klopp's heavy metal football. (more...)
Juventus vs Chievo Verona Italian Series A Goal Updates (3-0) Juventus vs Chievo Verona Italian Series A Goal Updates (3-0)
- September 10, 2017

Giorgio Chiellini, Sami Khedira, Claudio Marchisio and Alex Sandro were out injured. Juventus took a 1-0 lead in the 17th minute on an own goal by Chievo's Perparim Hetemaj, reports Efe. "It wasn't easy today because we were playing with three in midfield for the first time and Pjanic in front of the defence", Juventus chief coach Massimilano Allegri was quoted as saying by his club's website. (more...)