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Motorcycling: Pedrosa denies Rossi a home win at Misano
- September 12, 2016

Record-breaking Lorenzo beats Rossi for San Marino pole was posted in Sports of TheNews International - https://www.thenews.com.pk on September 10, 2016 and was last updated on September 10, 2016. Rossi's teammate Lorenzo claimed his third world title from the category past year. Settling for second, Rossi admits it would have been a great result had it been anywhere but his home round. (more...)
UFC heavyweight champ Miocic survives knockdown, wins by KO
- September 12, 2016

Punk and Gall battled on the undercard of UFC 203, which featured the heavyweight title bout between Cleveland favorite Stipe Miocic and challenger Alistair Overeem . Bringing back the attention to Punk, the athlete expressed full acceptance of his MMA career, instilling that he does not regret the decision. Punk showed some decent defense to avoid getting knocked out by the ground and pound and avoided a few early submission attempts, but eventually, with Gall having taken his back, he was ... (more...)
Porcello gets 20th win, Red Sox rout Blue Jays 13-3
- September 11, 2016

Porcello (20-3) worked seven solid innings to become Boston's first 20-game victor since Josh Beckett went 20-7 in 2007. Boston Red Sox center fielder Jackier Bradley Jr., front left, and right fielder Mookie Betts, front center, celebrate with teammates after defeating the Toronto Blue Jays in baseball game action in Toronto, Fri. (more...)
De Bruyne delgiht at derby win De Bruyne delgiht at derby win
- September 11, 2016

It was a penalty. And Santi Cazorla secured Arsenal's second win of the season when the Spaniard stroked home a controversial penalty awarded for Jose Fonte's tackle on Olivier Giroud in the 94th minute. "In the box it is more hard to give and he didn't want to give it". "They didn't give me what I want". Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho, left, and Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola watch from the touchline during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester ... (more...)
Gary Cahill hails David Luiz and Marcos Alonso
- September 11, 2016

Conte was desperate to increase his options in a position where John Terry and Gary Cahill are first choice, but until August 31 his efforts to sign a new player had been thwarted. This is a great opportunity for him also to improve. "I don't want to see any problems with my players, also". "We are waiting for him to recover, he is a good player, very young and can improve a lot". (more...)
Serbia 2 - 2 Rep of Ireland
- September 11, 2016

Martin O'Neill's side led as early as the third miinute through Jeff Hendrick's first global goal, but Ireland spent the majority of the game defending in numbers as the technically-superior Serbs dominated possession and territory. Turning his attention back to the result against Serbia , he added: "You don't know realise hard it is to come away from home and score twice in such difficult conditions". (more...)
Back from DL, Strasburg leaves game in 3rd inning
- September 11, 2016

Strasburg left the game in the third inning on Wednesday after he felt a pinch of pain in his right elbow. In other words, the official word from the Nationals is that Strasburg suffered this particular injury on that pitch to Mike Foltynewicz on Wednesday. (more...)
I don't take Duterte's comments personally - Obama I don't take Duterte's comments personally - Obama
- September 11, 2016

President Duterte said yesterday he told US President Barack Obama that he had never called him "son of a whore" or had meant to insult him when he uttered an "ordinary" Filipino expression. He added that such choice words were "a habit, a way of speaking for him". Duterte has branded Pope Francis, the U.S. ambassador to Manila and the United Nations as "sons of whores". (more...)
Defending champions Herbert and Mahut defeated by Murray and Soares Defending champions Herbert and Mahut defeated by Murray and Soares
- September 11, 2016

Jamie and Soares will now face the victor of Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez against Guillermo Garcia-Lopez and Pablo Carreno Busta. Jamie said he and Soares arrived in NY with a point to prove after both enduring a disappointing Olympics - they are now the first men's doubles team to win multiple majors in a calendar year since the Bryan brothers in 2013. (more...)
5 things we learned from the Manchester derby
- September 11, 2016

Guardiola explained the move by emphasising the importance of having a goalkeeper who is comfortable with the ball at his feet and he said Bravo's ball-playing ability would prove invaluable. "And mistakes from the referee are football too". "In the second half, the long balls, you just pray because it's nearly impossible to control that". (more...)
Hinch ejected after 2-run wild pitch, Indians beat Astros
- September 11, 2016

In game interrupted by a 55-minute rain delay in the middle of the sixth, Carlos Santana hit a two-run homer - his 30th of the season. Phillies 4, Nationals 1: Ryan Howard hit a three-run homer and visiting Philadelphia snapped a nine-game losing streak vs. (more...)
Another NFL Player Has Joined Colin Kaepernick's National Anthem Protest
- September 10, 2016

The prevailing thought of #BoycottNFL supporters seems to be that Kaepernick, and other players who choose to be vocal about social justice, racism, and police brutality, should either be silenced and be forced to stand during the national anthem, or kicked off the team. (more...)
Brian Shaw: Shaquille O'Neal's best years were in Orlando Brian Shaw: Shaquille O'Neal's best years were in Orlando
- September 10, 2016

Barring another round of rule changes, the days of watching big men bully their way to the rim seem over. I couldn't pick just one coast-to-coast performance from Shaq , because they're all so incredible. Why are there not dozens of blogs going up hourly from Lakers nation waxing nostalgic on the greatness of O'Neal? But three NBA Finals MVPs spoke to how dominant O'Neal was when the stakes raised to the highest levels. (more...)
CM Punk's Moment of Truth!
- September 10, 2016

According to BestFightOdds.com , as of Monday, all major online sportsbooks are offering CM Punk as an underdog of +212 or greater, with some as high as +250. Gall remembers the exact moment he saw the episode. You can not deny it and they're going to watch him. Punk has been said to have the same issues now, only it's not a question of him thriving in a "world of giants". (more...)
Cavs guard Shumpert arrested on DUI suspicion Cavs guard Shumpert arrested on DUI suspicion
- September 10, 2016

According to a report from TMZ, the arresting officer said Shumpert smelled of marijuana and his eyes were bloodshot . The team says neither them or Shumpert would be commenting while the case is proceeding. Shumpert was made to undergo field sobriety tests, which he failed, resulting in the officer asking if he wanted to undergo a blood test. Ty Lawson was hit with a suspension of two games for his DUI arrest last season and Greg Monroe got the same punishment for driving while visibly ... (more...)
Denzel, Fuqua debut a more modern 'Magnificent Seven'
- September 10, 2016

I just said: 'That would be an event!' Everything else just fell into place around that idea. Fuqua then welcomed his Magnificent Seven cast, including Denzel Washington , Chris Pratt, Peter Sarsgaard and Vincent D'Onofrio onto the stage. (more...)
Vikings QB Bridgewater vows to attack rehab from knee injury
- September 10, 2016

He hit up Charles Johnson for 19 yards, then connected with Stefon Diggs on a deep corner route for 22 yards, then found Kyle Rudolph over the middle for a 27-yard catch-and-run touchdown all in a matter of three plays. "Our fans love the kid". "We're not going to stick our heads in the sand, tuck our tail between our legs", Zimmer said. There is little behind Bridgewater on the depth chart. (more...)
Paralympic Games Open to Theme: 'Heart Knows No Limits' Paralympic Games Open to Theme: 'Heart Knows No Limits'
- September 10, 2016

At the Rio Paralympics, a packed MaracanĂ£ Stadium looked on as a sizable cast of athletes rode, danced, and flipped through the opening ceremonies. The high participation level comes despite the late withdrawals of Comoros and Liberia, and the absence of Russian Federation. (more...)
Red Sox head to Toronto tonight for AL East showdown
- September 10, 2016

With a 19-23 record in the middle of May, the Blue Jays surged into the division lead on August 12 and held that position until this week. He remained in the game and threw out a runner before giving way to a pinch hitter in the ninth. The last time that Porcello didn't reach the sixth inning was in June. Estrada had a 2.41 ERA and still gave up two runs in eight innings to Boston. (more...)
Stipe Miocic plays hilarious prank on his wife in 'UFC Embedded'
- September 10, 2016

Alistair Overeem on the other hand, has been groomed to be the UFC champ but was derailed a few times due to his questionable conditioning and chin, some of his losses were fights he was dominating but he later slept on and got lazy. The video ends with going inside of the training camp of former world-renowned professional wrestler Phil "CM Punk" Brooks as he prepares for his first UFC fight against Mickey Gall . (more...)
Colourful start to Paralympic Games
- September 10, 2016

In Paralympic powerlifting, athletes compete in a single lift - the bench press - and have three attempts, with the heaviest lift counting toward their final placement. The 2016 Paralympics have kicked off in all its glory, and 4,300 athletes with various disabilities representing 160 teams will be seen in the multi-sport event. (more...)
Rodgers wants positive approach from Celtic
- September 09, 2016

We go into this weekend just the same. "They [Celtic players] might try to capitalise on that with Joey and Rangers players might try to get at Scott Brown". " Celtic - Rangers are always keenly fought tough games we're really looking forward to it and can't wait really". Rodgers - whose side have already taken care of rival sides Aberdeen, Hearts and St Johnstone in a testing start to the campaign - admits there will be more than just three points at stake. (more...)
Leicester's Slimani ready for Premier League debut at Liverpool Leicester's Slimani ready for Premier League debut at Liverpool
- September 09, 2016

The Reds face champions Leicester in their fourth game of the campaign but it is their first home match, as they needed extra time to finish the rebuilding of the main stand. "I am not silly enough to forget good performances but in the end we will see what happens". "He couldn't play football for a long time, it makes sense after a long break to think, "How can you can get match time"?" He doesn't have to regain my trust, I'm not blind but it's the situation. (more...)
Zimmer says he won't name starting QB until game time
- September 09, 2016

General Manager Rick Spielman and Zimmer said all the right things last week after Teddy's horrific injury, announcing that back-up quarterback Shawn Hill, a 15-year veteran, would step up and replace Bridgewater. "I would call it more of a shock, " Hill said. Hill answered questions first, which meant he probably finished lunch before Bradford. This is obviously an overpay for Bradford, who struggled for a good part of previous year, before playing well in the second half of the season. (more...)
Lochte and teammates suspended, will not visit White House Lochte and teammates suspended, will not visit White House
- September 09, 2016

He was among four United States swimmers that initially claimed they had been robbed at gunpoint when returning to the Olympic Village before closed circuit television footage emerged of the men vandalising a petrol station following a night out. (more...)