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Five thoughts from a convincing Red Sox victory Five thoughts from a convincing Red Sox victory
- September 13, 2017

It's the start of a 10-game homestand for the Red Sox, their longest of the season, which will feature their first series of the season against the New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles. Major League Baseball released their schedule for the 2018 season on Tuesday , which will feature the earliest season opener in the game's history (aside from games played overseas in Japan or Australia). (more...)
Mbappe, Neymar, Cavani score as PSG destroy Celtic Mbappe, Neymar, Cavani score as PSG destroy Celtic
- September 13, 2017

Now he is the leading man at one of the biggest club's in world soccer and he needs to score goals in order to help his side progress in Europe's premier club competition. 'Where we're at - with all due respect - and where these guys are at isn't just one or two levels, it's three or four levels. "If we stick together, we can handle the pressure of trying to go far in the Champions League ". (more...)
Mino Raiola: 'Paulo Dybala will eventually leave Juventus' Mino Raiola: 'Paulo Dybala will eventually leave Juventus'
- September 13, 2017

Juventus and Argentina star Paulo Dybala has played down comparisons with his global colleague Lionel Messi , ahead of facing the Barcelona sensation in the Champions League Group D clash between Juventus and Barcelona . "I am very good at Juventus and I am the number 10". Speculation has been rife on his future recently, and if he produces like many believe he will in the Champions League, these rumours will only continue. (more...)
Shinji Kagawa calls potential new Leeds United signing a Shinji Kagawa calls potential new Leeds United signing a "wonderful player"
- September 13, 2017

Sportsmail understands the Elland Road outfit have discussed terms with the 21-year-old Gamba Osaka player ahead of a potential move in January and are ready to approach his club with a bid. Ideguchi has already made 20 appearances in this year's J-League campaign, scoring three goals. Orta hinted at the arrival a week ago, saying: "We are watching players around the world. (more...)
Neymar, Mbappe score as PSG thrash Celtic Neymar, Mbappe score as PSG thrash Celtic
- September 13, 2017

Hatem Ben Arfa is ineligible for Champions League football and is now training with the reserves, while Alec Georgen, Lorenzo Callegari, Antoine Bernede and Moussa Diaby have all been selected for UEFA Youth League action this week. It was always going to be a tough task for Celtic who had striker Leigh Griffith back after recovering from a calf problem and 18-year-old Anthony Ralston tasked with taking on Neymar as regular full-back Lustig was moved into central defence. (more...)
Jon Jones Jon Jones "B" Sample Tests Positive For Turinabol
- September 13, 2017

Results of the B sample are often seen as a formality, considering how rare it is for them to contradict the A sample. ESPN initially reported the news on Tuesday. Jones' next step will be arbitration with USADA, a process he should be familiar with. This is Jones' second positive drug test in the UFC. The win saw Jones recaptured the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight title. (more...)
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...)