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Hurricane Irma weakens to Category 1 storm, heads north with wind, rain Hurricane Irma weakens to Category 1 storm, heads north with wind, rain
- September 13, 2017

Now around three million people live there. The area has not been struck by a major hurricane since 1921, when its population was about 10,000, National Hurricane Centre spokesman Dennis Feltgen said . In the 2 p.m. advisory, National Hurricane forecasters said the storm is now moving north at a faster pace -12 mph rather than an earlier rate of 9 mph - and maximum sustained winds dropped to 120 mph. (more...)
Alvaro Morata wants Champions League glory in debut Chelsea season Alvaro Morata wants Champions League glory in debut Chelsea season
- September 12, 2017

Chelsea fans are embroiled in further controversy after the club was forced to condemn an anti-Semitic song about Alvaro Morata . The song appeared to be directed at rivals Tottenham Hotspur , who have a traditional Jewish fanbase. The loss of four points was also explicitly addressed, but Zidane pointed to the series of draws suffered last September, while he also looked ahead to this fresh start in the Champions League. (more...)
Pep Guardiola says Yaya Toure's Manchester City absence down to 'sporting' reasons Pep Guardiola says Yaya Toure's Manchester City absence down to 'sporting' reasons
- September 12, 2017

Guardiola said: "I spoke with him and he knows the reason why, but its between him and me. It's a sportive decision", Guardiola said. Pep Guardiola refused to reveal why Yaya Toure is not in Manchester City's squad, but says the player "knows the reason why". (more...)
Former Alabama LB Reuben Foster to miss time due to injury Former Alabama LB Reuben Foster to miss time due to injury
- September 13, 2017

The Panthers also turned their prime field position into a field goal to take a 13-0 lead at the half. It was Shanahan's first true temper tantrum as 49ers coach, not that it shocked him. "Yeah, I think the second week in the system, he should be more ready", Shanahan said. And Shanahan hopes the league doesn't fine him like it did in 2012, when he got levied $25,000 for pursuing replacement officials off the field as Washington's offensive coordinator. (more...)
Stephen Curry Claps Back At Kevin Durant's Under Armour Slander Stephen Curry Claps Back At Kevin Durant's Under Armour Slander
- September 12, 2017

After Kevin Durant's late-August comments on a podcast with Bill Simmons that none of the nation's best prospects "wants to play in Under Armours ", Stephen Curry - the leading face of the brand - made a decision to have "a conversation about it" with his teammate, according to a report from The Charlotte Observer . (more...)
Rafa Benitez boost as Jamaal Lascelles heads Newcastle to victory Rafa Benitez boost as Jamaal Lascelles heads Newcastle to victory
- September 12, 2017

All three of Jamaal Lascelles goals for Newcastle in the Premier League have been headers via a corner - two coming vs Swansea . And the Premier League table now makes for much better reading for Toon fans than it did a couple of weeks ago. (more...)
Bale Hints At Why He Snubbed Man Utd Bale Hints At Why He Snubbed Man Utd
- September 12, 2017

Mauricio Pochettino's men must find a solution, and quickly, with crucial Premier League and Champions League games around the corner, notably Real Madrid in November. "But I think the main thing, when you look back on your career, is that you look at your trophies. Of course it's been difficult not being able to play, but I've had a good preseason and I'm training hard to be able to help the team win more titles". (more...)
Lakers to retire Kobe Bryant's jersey on Dec. 18 Lakers to retire Kobe Bryant's jersey on Dec. 18
- September 12, 2017

It really can't be anything else at this point, can it? Kobe Bryant is arguably the Los Angeles Lakers greatest player in franchise history, being considered on the same level as Magic Johnson and Shaquille O'Neal . He was named to the All-NBA First Team 11 times, named to the All-Defensive First Team nine times and was a two-time scoring champion. The question of which of Bryant's jersey number will be retired has been the subject of much speculation since before he even stopped ... (more...)
An Incident During Swansea Vs Newcastle Had Liverpool Fans Fuming An Incident During Swansea Vs Newcastle Had Liverpool Fans Fuming
- September 12, 2017

We had difficulty in penetrating Newcastle through the middle, and we were always outnumbered down the flanks as the full backs were often lacking support and outnumbered. "I had a great chance, I went around the keeper - I thought I had scored, but it was cleared off the line and from there Jamaal went on to get the winning goal, which was disappointing for us". (more...)
Former Knicks player Charles Oakley suing James Dolan, MSG Former Knicks player Charles Oakley suing James Dolan, MSG
- September 12, 2017

The suit says "Oak", as he is referred to by fans, was treated like a "common criminal" on February 8 when Dolan had a security guard forcibly remove the former Knicks player from Madison Square Garden. Leading up to the incident, Oakley, who played for the Knicks from 1988-98, had been critical of the Knicks in general and Dolan in particular. The suit also states that Dolan and MSG "discriminated against him based on the false perception that he is an alcoholic , all in a transparent ... (more...)
Warriors, Rakuten Reportedly Agree to $20 Million Per Year Jersey Sponsorship Warriors, Rakuten Reportedly Agree to $20 Million Per Year Jersey Sponsorship
- September 12, 2017

Rakuten spent $235 million in July to have their name appear on the FC Barcelona's jerseys. Rakuten is paying almost $60 million per year for their sponsorship of Barcelona compared to $20 million per year for the richest deal in the National Basketball Association. (more...)
England's Soccer Federation Asks FIFA to Address Cybersecurity Ahead of World Cup England's Soccer Federation Asks FIFA to Address Cybersecurity Ahead of World Cup
- September 12, 2017

Photo Citing cybersecurity fears, England's Football Association will instruct Manager Gareth Southgate and his players to avoid public Wi-Fi networks at next summer's World Cup in Russian Federation. Such investigation is still ongoing. While the World Anti-Doping Agency has been previously breached by Fancy Bears, it is unclear which network these emails were hacked from. (more...)
ESPN Reporter Issues Awkward Explanation After Awkward Sideline Report ESPN Reporter Issues Awkward Explanation After Awkward Sideline Report
- September 12, 2017

An instant star was born. Before we get to those, however you HAVE to watch the cringe-inducing report in question. We'll see about that, Sergio. Dipp began by talking about the September 11 terror attacks and growing up as a minority in America before transitioning to his appearance on ESPN . (more...)
Marco Asensio Talks Barcelona Interest, Lionel Messi Comparisons and More Marco Asensio Talks Barcelona Interest, Lionel Messi Comparisons and More
- September 12, 2017

United open their Champions League campaign against FC Basel on Tuesday night and they are our team to watch . "For me, as someone who is just starting out, playing against players of his level is like a dream come true". "I just want to go out on to the football pitch and enjoy my football". I would not go to PSG. "We're all excited to have him back with us". I've not set myself a specific goal, but if I do better than last season, then that would already be something positive. (more...)
Wenger: Alexis isn't fat, he's serious and committed Wenger: Alexis isn't fat, he's serious and committed
- September 12, 2017

Welbeck's brace inspired the Gunners to a much-needed victory following two successive defeats heading into the global break - including a 4-0 loss at Liverpool . "We have to accept those responses from people", he added. "I don't know if he's ready (for Thursday's Europa League tie against Cologne) but he's not far away from that". (more...)
Virat better limited over batsman than Smith, feels Clarke Virat better limited over batsman than Smith, feels Clarke
- September 12, 2017

MS Dhoni, Anil Kumble and Kohli have all done it in their own ways. "Virat is a better limited over batsman, only just; Steve Smith is a better Test batsman, in my opinion. "We still have some way to go before the 2019 World Cup, but honestly we have not won as much as we would like", Clarke replied when asked about the brand of cricket, he is expecting from the Aussies. (more...)
Bale admits Bale admits "there is an argument" for his Real Madrid exit
- September 12, 2017

Juventus: They may have lost Leonardo Bonucci to arch rivals AC Milan but it would be foolish to suppose Juventus are not a major contender this time around. Will a Premier League team win this season's Champions League? The match will have added meaning for Cahill after being forced to watch the competition on television past year owing to Chelsea's 10th place finish in the 2015-16 season. (more...)
Marc Bartra Out Of Borussia Dortmund's Spurs Clash Marc Bartra Out Of Borussia Dortmund's Spurs Clash
- September 12, 2017

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang left Dortmund Airport for London on Tuesday with his Borussia Dortmund team-mates ahead of their much-anticipated Champions League fixture with Tottenham. More bad news arrived yesterday when it was confirmed that captain Marcel Schmelzer suffered a partial tear to lateral collateral ankle ligament and that defender Marc Bartra will be unavailable through a leg problem. (more...)
Ahead of Diwali, Supreme Court modifies its order against firecrackers in Delhi Ahead of Diwali, Supreme Court modifies its order against firecrackers in Delhi
- September 12, 2017

The apex court told the Delhi Police to issue the licences to just 500 shopkeepers for sale of firecrackers, saying more than 50 lakh firecrackers were enough for Delhi. "So, the dealers of firecrackers should exhaust them first". The bench said it would review its ban order after Diwali , depending on the air quality of the city, reported PTI. (more...)
Dolphins' request to move London game home denied by NFL Dolphins' request to move London game home denied by NFL
- September 12, 2017

Hard Rock Stadium recently underwent a $500 million renovation and a brand new canopy was added to withstand a Category 4 storm. The league, however, was not willing to comply in the end. The Dolphins are now in Southern California, where they are practicing at Oxnard. The Dolphins will have a team meeting Tuesday and will practice beginning Wednesday at the Dallas Cowboys' complex in Oxnard. (more...)

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