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5 things learnt as Stoke City draws with Manchester United 5 things learnt as Stoke City draws with Manchester United
- September 13, 2017

It was the Cameroonian's first goal for Stoke and the first United had conceded this season. But Stoke would not be beaten and, after Jese had been denied by David de Gea's instinctive save, Choupo-Moting scored his second with a far-post header from a corner. (more...)
Stefon Diggs scores twice as Vikings beat Saints Stefon Diggs scores twice as Vikings beat Saints
- September 13, 2017

Diggs first had cleats made to honor Moss. Stefon Diggs caught seven passes for 93 yards and two touchdowns and Adam Thielen hauled in nine catches for 157 yards. "Sam did a great job of checking, and we knew that they were going to give us a bunch of different coverages, so we chose to make sure that we reacted to what they gave us". (more...)
Reds' 2018 Opening Day will be earliest ever Reds' 2018 Opening Day will be earliest ever
- September 13, 2017

Until now, the earliest opening date for a season at traditional Major League ballparks was March 30, which was the opener in 2003, 2008 and 2014. The early kickoff will provide teams with three to four extra rest days spread throughout the season. (more...)
Chelsea players must fight for places in rotated team - Conte
- September 13, 2017

Conte had rested key personnel including David Luiz and Alvaro Morata ahead of the visit on Sunday of Arsenal but now appears far happier with the depth of his squad following goals also from Michy Batshuayi, Pedro , Tiemoue Bakayoko and Cesar Azpilicueta . (more...)
Abraham Fires Blanks, Sanches Struggles As Newcastle Edge Swansea Abraham Fires Blanks, Sanches Struggles As Newcastle Edge Swansea
- September 13, 2017

So between the four of us we were making a plan of communication and it worked perfectly". "After the game , Rafa rang us and congratulated all the team because they did a fantastic job". "He has been active in the game and kept in touch with us throughout the game ", he said. "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...)
Why There's Much More To Come From Paul Pogba At Manchester United Why There's Much More To Come From Paul Pogba At Manchester United
- September 13, 2017

Paul Pogba was talking in the match programme about the "goosebumps" that he would experience upon hearing the Champions League anthem ring out at Old Trafford. "But to start with three points at home is always important". "He knows what I can do and my quality". The Russian side secured a shock 2-1 win at Benfica on Tuesday evening, while over at Old Trafford some of United's second-half play frustrated their manager. (more...)
ESPN calls Jemele Hill comments on Donald Trump 'inappropriate' ESPN calls Jemele Hill comments on Donald Trump 'inappropriate'
- September 13, 2017

That was when she called Trump a white supremacist. After support and a bunch of backlash on social media, the Worldwide leader in Sports felt they needed to address the situation and released a statement on Tuesday condemning the comments made by their employee. (more...)
Stephon Marbury to attempt National Basketball Association comeback Stephon Marbury to attempt National Basketball Association comeback
- September 13, 2017

In this April 9, 2017, photo, former NBA All Star Stephon Marbury attends an NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and the Toronto Raptors in New York. A two-time NBA All-Star, Marbury has played for five teams throughout his 13-year NBA career after being drafted fourth overall by the Milwaukee Bucks and consequently traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves , where he starred alongside Kevin Garnett. (more...)
Real Madrid winger Asensio: Zidane Messi story is true Real Madrid winger Asensio: Zidane Messi story is true
- September 13, 2017

However, Leo Messi's start to the season has once again been brilliant. Messi's hat-trick against Espanyol killed off a rival who could have complicated life for Barca in the Camp Nou and he already has five league goals this campaign, following his brace away to Deportivo Alaves before the global break. (more...)
Danica Patrick done at Stewart-Haas Racing Danica Patrick done at Stewart-Haas Racing
- September 13, 2017

There had been plenty of speculation that Patrick, who lost her primary sponsor at the start of 2017, would not be able to fulfill sponsorships heading into the 2018 season. "Quite simply, I just have faith what is meant to be will be", Patrick said August 16 at SHR. "Thanks for the memories", Patrick wrote. Right now, my focus is on the remainder of the 2017 season and finishing the year strong. (more...)
McLaren and Toro Rosso to Swap Engine Suppliers for 2018 McLaren and Toro Rosso to Swap Engine Suppliers for 2018
- September 13, 2017

The team had planned to abandon Honda and get one of the other engine manufacturers-Mercedes, Ferrari , or Renault-to supply them. The last two and a half years have done severe damage to that reputation, however, with Alonso, Jenson Button and Stoffel Vandoorne lagging in midfield at best. (more...)
Atleti to sign Diego Costa 'this week' Atleti to sign Diego Costa 'this week'
- September 13, 2017

The Spanish striker was acquired from Real Madrid over the summer to help fill the striking void created by worldwide team-mate Diego Costa . Regardless of when he signs for Atletico Madrid , Diego Costa won't be able to play for the club until the January transfer window onwards, due to their registration ban. (more...)
Huddersfield's Wagner wins Premier League award Huddersfield's Wagner wins Premier League award
- September 13, 2017

Second-half goals from Pedro Obiang and Andre Ayew gave West Ham their first three points of the season, leaving Wagner fuming with Huddersfield's lacklustre attacking display on Monday. "But we kept the calmness, we changed a little bit the shape of the team and we said to the guys that you're going to go back to basics". My players can play football and today we've not shown it. (more...)
Mane incident an accident not a red card: Klopp Mane incident an accident not a red card: Klopp
- September 13, 2017

In the 38th minute Sadio Mane was sent off and Liverpool effectively threw in the towel. "The only thing we didn't do a year ago was win the big games", De Bruyne, who set-up goals for strikers Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus , told reporters. (more...)
Philippe Coutinho trains with Liverpool ahead of Champions League opener Philippe Coutinho trains with Liverpool ahead of Champions League opener
- September 13, 2017

Mohamed Salah is a minor doubt after being sent home from training today with a sore throat but Klopp has suggested the Egyptian worldwide should be fit to start against Sevilla. "I would like to win that game", Salah said on Liverpool's official website . "I'm very happy to be here, it's like my family". Daniel Sturridge will be another option at Anfield-and if the striker does feature, it would be his first outing for the Reds in the Champions League . (more...)
Bale explains why he rejected Manchester United summer move Bale explains why he rejected Manchester United summer move
- September 13, 2017

Another summer transfer window has closed and - would you bloody well believe it - Gareth Bale is still not a Manchester United player. Welsh star Gareth Bale has sat down with the Daily Mail to discuss the upcoming season, while he's also spoken about Man United and Tottenham . (more...)
Satellites show Hurricane Katia crawling to the Mexico coast Satellites show Hurricane Katia crawling to the Mexico coast
- September 13, 2017

Jose is expected to be a major hurricane by Friday. At the same time, Hurricane Jose is spinning just behind Irma about 1,060 kilometres east of the Lesser Antilles. 9. It's still early days for Jose, so projections for this storm could change. Maximum sustained winds are near 90 miles per hour (150 kph) with higher gusts. (more...)
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...)