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Messi To End Career At Boyhood Club Newell's Messi To End Career At Boyhood Club Newell's
- September 06, 2016

Messi left Newell's as a 13-year-old in 2000 to move to Spain but has often suggested he will return to the Rosario-based club at the end of his career. Some people like Lionel Messi's new look, some, not so much. "I always want to be (in the team). but there are also a lot of important matches coming up (for club and country)". (more...)
Jack Wilshere sends message to the fans following first appearance for Bournemouth Jack Wilshere sends message to the fans following first appearance for Bournemouth
- September 06, 2016

Mesut Ozil will switch focus back to contract talks with Arsenal once the global break is over, with the Germany star revealing negotiations had already begun. The 27-year-old now wears the number eight kit. He is very good at what he does and will uplift Arsenal to greater heights, but with number ten at the back of his jersey he can perform miracles for them. (more...)
Dele Alli welcomes competition from Rooney for No.10 role
- September 06, 2016

Alli admitted earlier this week that he might lose his favoured role to England's record goalscorer. England scraped to victory against Slovakia on Sunday in their opening 2018 World Cup qualifier with a 1-0 win in manager Sam Allardyce's first game in charge. (more...)
AP, Telangana govts announce Rs 8 crore reward to P V Sindhu
- September 06, 2016

The cheques were presented at the grand finale of the Krishna Pushkaram at Pavitra Sangamam at Ferry village near here. The government of Telangana had announced Rs 5 crore cash reward to Sindhu and a 1,000 square yard housing site near the Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy in Gachibowli and suitable government job, if she is willing. (more...)
Wisconsin shocks No. 5 LSU, 16-14 Wisconsin shocks No. 5 LSU, 16-14
- September 06, 2016

Rafael Gaglianone's 47-yard field goal held up and led to a very long trip home for LSU. Those errant throws resulted in two interceptions for Wisconsin, the second one sealing the victory as a hurried Harris placed it right in the arms of Dixon. (more...)
Carson Wentz named starting quarterback for the Eagles Carson Wentz named starting quarterback for the Eagles
- September 06, 2016

Pederson said Wentz's two fractured ribs, which kept him out of the last three preseason games, have completely healed. "We drafted him to take the reins". "It was right for this football team", Pederson said of the blockbuster trade. "This is something I believe in, we believe in. All the pieces are here for him to be successful and us to win some games". (more...)
Murray holds off Lorenzi to reach US Open fourth round
- September 06, 2016

Evans twice led by a set and had match point in the fourth against the world No 3, but he failed to convert as Wawrinka came back to win 4-6 6-3 6-7 (6/8) 7-6 (10/8) 6-2. But the long season was starting to wear on his body. The 6-foot-6 del Potro was the clear favorite of the Louis Armstrong Stadium fans, who cheered wildly with every victor, and he responded with confident fist pumps. (more...)
Tottenham 1-1 Liverpool: Player Ratings
- September 06, 2016

The Liverpool manager defended his striker after Sky Sports pundit Graeme Souness questioned the player's future at the club. "It's a good team so hopefully we'll choose different lineups for different games". We decided that Milly can play (there), especially with the style of play we think we should play", said the German. The hosts were then forced into a first-half reshuffle when right-back Kyle Walker went off due to illness. (more...)
Finally in full match, Djokovic wins at Open despite elbow Finally in full match, Djokovic wins at Open despite elbow
- September 06, 2016

Then there's this daunting stat for Edmund, who eliminated 20th-seeded John Isner of the U.S.in the third round: Djokovic has a 72-match Grand Slam winning streak against opponents ranked outside the top 50. In other matches on Sunday, Angelique Kerber reached the US Open quarterfinals on Sunday, leaving Serena Williams needing to reach the final to have a chance of retaining the world No 1 spot. (more...)
Williams sisters, Murray, del Potro seek QF spots at US Open Williams sisters, Murray, del Potro seek QF spots at US Open
- September 06, 2016

Del Potro, the 2009 U.S. Open victor, whose career has been interrupted by a string of wrist surgeries and needed a wild card to get into the year's last grand slam, has made the most of his opportunity by reaching the last eight without dropping a set. (more...)
Pouille beats Nadal 3-2 during 2016 US Open
- September 06, 2016

Rory McIlroy came within a whisker of making the first albatross of his career but had to settle for an eagle at the par-five 18th in the third round at the Deutsche Bank Championship in MA on Sunday. Nadal's disappointment is understandable, for he had come to NY as a legitimate contender and played like one in the first week, losing only 20 games on his way to the fourth round. (more...)
Johnny Manziel taking classes again at Texas A&M Johnny Manziel taking classes again at Texas A&M
- September 06, 2016

It's unclear how many hours Manziel is taking this semester, according to a source. Manziel's name appears in the student directory on Texas A&M's website. Manziel dropped out of the university after Fall 2013 to train for the 2014 NFL Draft. The 2012 Heisman Trophy victor experienced his greatest success at College Station, garnering headlines for his flashy style on the field and his flashier style off of it. (more...)
Sindhu gets warm welcome, Andhra govt felicitates her Sindhu gets warm welcome, Andhra govt felicitates her
- September 05, 2016

Naidu announced a 15-acre site for Gopichand in the proposed Sports City in the state's capital Amaravati for setting up a badminton academy. Her father hails from Adilabad in Telangana while her mother hails from Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh. (more...)
Semenya takes after Mandela in Rio
- September 05, 2016

Semenya has been under scrutiny from officials, the media and other athletes because she has higher levels of testosterone than her competitors. No doubt all eyes will be on her - not only to see what all the controversy is about, but to see if Semenya can beat the world record of 1:53.28, set 33 years ago by Czechoslovakian Jarmila Kratochvilova . (more...)
Released? Waived? Practice squad? An NFL roster moves primer Released? Waived? Practice squad? An NFL roster moves primer
- September 05, 2016

The Cowboys are not going to attempt to smuggle their top draft picks onto the practice squad , but it could be an opportunity for fringe players with two accrued seasons like LB/FB Keith Smith or CB Deji Olatoye, or an as yet unsigned two-year veteran. (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Jose Mourinho is the masterbrain at Manchester United Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Jose Mourinho is the masterbrain at Manchester United
- September 05, 2016

Manchester United forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic has revealed that Jose Mourinho was the main reason as to why he chose to move to the Premier League this summer. 'Jose has left his door open and Ibra likes the idea of coaching, but not necessarily a manager right away. The Daily Star Sunday says Ibrahimovic was ORDERED by Mourinho to take a mini-holiday during the current worldwide break. (more...)
England secure last minute victory over Slovakia
- September 05, 2016

Allardyce, nicknamed "Big Sam", succeeded Roy Hodgson after England's humiliating Euro 2016 elimination by Iceland . COPENHAGEN - Christian Eriksen scored for Denmark to begin World Cup qualifying with a 1-0 win over Armenia , while Poland squandered a two-goal lead in a 2-2 draw with Kazakhstan on Sunday. (more...)
Georgia begins Kirby Smart era against rising Tar Heels
- September 04, 2016

If they can, they will win and it will be a credit to Gene Chizik. Chubb made his mark from the opening series and continued to bowl through North Carolina's front seven with reckless abandon. When Georgia fans pack into the Georgia Dome on Saturday afternoon, they will be looking for plenty of questions to be answered particularly on offense. (more...)
Allyson Felix hits gold record as United States women win relay Allyson Felix hits gold record as United States women win relay
- September 04, 2016

Felix, a seasoned veteran and the first woman to earn five gold medals in track and field, just happened to have an extra pair of spikes in her bag and gave them to Gardner. The US quartet was disqualified in their heat for dropping the baton but later allowed to race again in a time trial after it emerged they had been bumped during the race. (more...)
Jon Polito Dead at 65 Jon Polito Dead at 65
- September 04, 2016

No cause of death is known at this point, but we will update accordingly with new information, including tributes from his friends and peers. Polito recently had a recurring role on ABC's "Modern Family", portraying the business rival of Ed O'Neill's character. (more...)
Brady plays 1st half vs. Giants in tuneup for suspension
- September 04, 2016

Tom Brady certainly got his chance to throw the ball in the preseason finale Thursday night at MetLife Stadium. "At some point you have to get out there and play". Danny Amendola remains on the PUP list and may stay there entering the regular season, and Malcolm Mitchell continues to heal from his elbow hyperextension. (more...)
Major League Baseball scouts unimpressed by Tebow
- September 04, 2016

ESPN first reported the news about Tebow's interest in a baseball career and it's not yet clear if Tebow, who last played organized baseball in high school, will actually play baseball professionally. "Someone that believes in you and believes in your talent and has a plan for you, has a plan to develop you and work with you and get you better and get you prepared", he said. (more...)
Credit Card Skimmers Found At Michigan Gas Stations Credit Card Skimmers Found At Michigan Gas Stations
- September 03, 2016

Credit card skimmers, which can't be seen from outside the pump, can be installed in seconds. Part of the increase may be due to more investigations of gas pumps, said Killian, whose agency absorbed the old Department of Weights and Measures. (more...)
Stokes & Bairstow stroll England to 4-wkt win over Pakistan Stokes & Bairstow stroll England to 4-wkt win over Pakistan
- September 03, 2016

The tide of ODI games can be changed in a matter of few overs and this is where Pakistan have consistently been inconsistent. On Thursday England chased down 248 from a perilous 74 for four in the 15th over through a controlled display of batting from Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow in their 103-run stand, before Moeen Ali's unbeaten 45 from No7 negotiated a situation that, on another day, could easily have disintegrated fast. (more...)
Devils farmhand Ben Johnson found guilty of sexual assault Devils farmhand Ben Johnson found guilty of sexual assault
- September 03, 2016

Johnson's Standard Player's Contract ". He had never appeared in an National Hockey League game with the Devils. The sentencing hearing for Johnson, who played for the Windsor Spitfires, is set for October 24. Johnson is also facing a $3.95-million civil lawsuit from the unidentified woman, now 20. Justice Kirk Munroe delivered the guilty verdict against Ben Johnson, 22, in a almost three-hour ruling on Thursday. (more...)