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'Pogba played the derby like a school kid', says Carragher
- September 14, 2016

Kevin De Bruyne and Kelechi Iheanacho's goals during an impressive first half proved the difference, with United unable to add to Zlatan Ibrahimovic's fine strike despite a marked improvement. Mourinho felt that Manchester United would have come away with at least a point, however, had Mark Clattenburg sent debutant Bravo off for a challenge on Wayne Rooney in the 57th minute. (more...)
Chelsea coach Conte believes defenders provoke Diego Costa Chelsea coach Conte believes defenders provoke Diego Costa
- September 14, 2016

The Italian manager was more concerned about his team having lost two points against Swansea City after having taken the lead in the 18 minute through Diego Costa . Swansea manager Francesco Guidolin changed his usual formation to stop Chelsea in their tracks. "I'm sorry for Neil because I'm not used to changing a player before half-time", he said. (more...)
Rays can't play spoiler in 3-2 loss to Jays
- September 14, 2016

Benches and bullpens cleared briefly after the final out - a missile to the centre-field warning track with a runner on base that would have given Tampa a 4-3 lead if it cleared the fence - but things quieted quickly and both teams walked back to their respective locker-rooms. (more...)
National Football League players join Colin Kaepernick protests
- September 14, 2016

A tweet from NY Daily News' Shaun King can be seen below, capturing each player's protest during the National Anthem in recent weeks. "We should all get behind that", said Daryl Graves, 52, a fan who was in the stands during the game in San Francisco. (more...)
Emmert says NCAA won't push ACC on NC Emmert says NCAA won't push ACC on NC
- September 14, 2016

It also directs all public schools, government agencies and public college campuses to require that multiple-occupancy bathrooms and changing facilities, such as locker rooms, be designated for use only by people based on the "biological sex" stated on their birth certificates. (more...)
Banned Platini to give speech before successor elected
- September 14, 2016

On the agenda at the Congress is the election of Platini's successor as UEFA president. ALEKSANDER CEFERINA lawyer, he became involved in football when he began providing legal representation for players and clubs in his native Slovenia. "We should communicate more with them and the football associations". Strongly denying the report, Ceferin told PA Sport that van Praag was "making up stories trying to pollute the pre-election time". (more...)
Auburn hits the ground running again, including White Auburn hits the ground running again, including White
- September 14, 2016

That team won the league title and made the national championship game. You're never going to be ideal, but the team's performance on Saturday night was about as close as you can get. It's also good to know that our players can adjust that quickly from week-to-week. Auburn's defense will need to apply pressure to stop the Trevor Knight-led offense that has been putting up points at a rapid pace. (more...)
Seahawks QB Wilson plans to play Week 2 Seahawks QB Wilson plans to play Week 2
- September 14, 2016

He's walking around. He's practicing on Wednesday and". "It's one of those things that, we mess up, and I see it as an opportunity to make me stronger", Stills said. "What was really big for us as far as this being our first go as a group was, let's not be the group that pointing fingers and complaining about something that happened". (more...)
WADA condemns Russian hackers' leak of medical data WADA condemns Russian hackers' leak of medical data
- September 14, 2016

The documents do not reveal the diagnoses of the athletes which led to WADA allowing them to take the substances. "All TUEs granted under the Tennis Anti-Doping Program are for the legitimate therapeutic use of medications and are in no way indicative of doping or a breach of the anti-doping rules, " International Tennis Federation president David Haggerty said in a statement . (more...)
US beats Canada 4-2 in World Cup hockey exhibition
- September 14, 2016

They will play with a recklessness that borders, or breaches, abandon. “I thought he gave us some good minutes. But maybe - just maybe - this will be the one best-on-best event where we don't spend the whole tournament discussing Sidney Crosby's linemates. (more...)
Chiefs' Peters raises fist during national anthem Chiefs' Peters raises fist during national anthem
- September 14, 2016

Cornerback Marcus Peters #22 of the Kansas City Chiefs pumps up the crowd as the San Diego Chargers attempt to tie the game in the final minute of the game at Arrowhead Stadium on December 13, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri. "He spoke up about something he felt he needed to speak up about", Peters said . Peters' gesture of raising his fist appears to add a new element of political symbolism to the growing wave of demonstrations in the league. (more...)
Real Madrid vs. Sporting CP Preview & Prediction Real Madrid vs. Sporting CP Preview & Prediction
- September 14, 2016

Understandably given Madrid are by a distance the most successful team in the history of the competition, no club associates themselves more with the history of the Champions League. The ban went into effect after this summer's transfer window. Ronaldo was picked up from playing for Nacional's youth teams but Pereira admitted the big move away from home nearly drove the three-time Ballon d'Or victor into quitting the game before his career had even started. (more...)
The official trailer of 'Fifty Shades Darker' is finally here! The official trailer of 'Fifty Shades Darker' is finally here!
- September 14, 2016

Variety reported that constant arguments with author EL James over the direction of Fifty Shades of Grey during its production forced Taylor-Johnson to reconsider her options. There's still a third part of the series, " Fifty Shades Of Freed", and Jamie Dornan might turn down his role as Christian Grey by then. Last year, the 53-year-old released " Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by Christian", which was a retelling of the first book. (more...)
Morris shines as Britain claims 3 rowing golds
- September 13, 2016

Cox was not the only Paralympian to break a world record on Saturday - wheelchair racer Hannah Cockcroft also, incredibly, set a new world record as she took gold for Britain in Rio. "We knew after winning bronze at the worlds we were capable of winning a medal, but I never quite allowed myself to believe it would be gold". Understandably, Cox admitted that she was exhausted from her historic double after her record-breaking time trial. (more...)
Chelsea: Antonio Conte reveals which position David Luiz will play
- September 13, 2016

I like a defender who likes to play football. "I'm a bit surprised with this situation around David Luiz", Conte said. "I think you can see that last season we were lacking a bit of resilience". "With the characteristics of the players we have, you can play with a 3-4-3". You must work. That is a very loose term, but you have to work, not talk. (more...)
India , West Indies 2nd T20 I called off due to rain India , West Indies 2nd T20 I called off due to rain
- September 13, 2016

Going by Samuel's batting style (less footwork, more hand-eye coordination), Shami will come in handy against him, as the Bengal pacer is famous for his unsafe application of late movement. "There is plenty to take away". Despite taking blows on both his legs, Rahul kept his composure to script one of the most exciting run-chases in T20Is . (more...)
Ex-serviceman injured in Iraq wins gold in cycling at Paralympics
- September 13, 2016

The ex-serviceman was supported to Paralympics victory by a partnership between military charity Help for Heroes, British Cycling, the British Paralympic Association and UK Sport. The rower won gold in Beijing eight years ago in the single sculls and went into London 2012 on a long unbeaten run. Kadeena Cox was overcome with emotion after defying the doubters by winning Paralympic cycling gold, 24 hours after taking bronze in athletics and two years after being diagnosed with multiple ... (more...)
NFL to review Panthers' medical handling of Newton hit
- September 13, 2016

The NFL and the Players Association are both looking into whether more should have been done when Newton took a shot to the head in the final minute of the game from Denver safety Darian Stewart . Newton was asked following the game whether he'd undergone concussion testing. Former NFL head coach and current NFL Network analyst Steve Mariucci, who serves as part of the NFL's Player Safety Advisory Panel, also defended the league while speaking on TV, said the organization is trying to ... (more...)
John Tortorella threatens any player who pulls a Kaepernick
- September 13, 2016

The national anthems of the respective countries competing in each game will be played as part of the pre-game ceremonies in each of the WCH pre-tournament and tournament games. And Tortorella has support among the USA delegation to the World Cup. I don't coach him but I watch him during our year and I listen to him and I see maturity about him. (more...)
Kaepernick, 49ers teammate kneel during national anthem Kaepernick, 49ers teammate kneel during national anthem
- September 13, 2016

So I think that it was very big of him to change his physical position, to taking a knee, to show respect to those people, but still stand up for the message he was trying to portray. I don't and I'm very good at singing it. According to the Bay Area news station, some union members are upset over Kaepernick's well-publicized decision to sit during the national anthem. (more...)
Packers Second Screen: Season opener at Jaguars Packers Second Screen: Season opener at Jaguars
- September 12, 2016

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers broke out of an early rut to throw two touchdowns and run for another as the Green Bay Packers staved off a late Jacksonville Jaguars' rally and win 27-23 at EverBank Field. The Packers should provide a measuring stick. He's one of the best, maybe the best, at throwing on the run. "I don't think so", Rodgers said when asked if it's "unrealistic" to expect championships now he's nearing mid-30s. (more...)
Dipa hails Paralympic Games medal winners Dipa hails Paralympic Games medal winners
- September 12, 2016

There was a cut throat competition between the athletes with six of the 12 athletes clearing the 1.74m mark in their first attempt. The 20-year-old from Tamil Nadu sealed an inspirational victory with his swift, confident sweeps in the Men's High Jump T-42 event, finishing at 1.89 metres. (more...)
Winston Throws 4 TD Passes, Bucs Beat Falcons 31-24
- September 12, 2016

He finished with a passer rating of 122.6. Winston had a rough start, completing just two of six passes for 11 yards to start the season, including an ugly interception on what looked like a bit of miscommunication with Vincent Jackson. (more...)
Mourinho takes blame for Man United's derby defeat
- September 12, 2016

It sounded like classic, grudging Mourinho, nearly an intimation that, actually, he was the one who should feel let down by the likes of Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jesse Lingard. "The cross goes behind him and he's looking to the ball and the cross goes behind him and he knows that he's bringing the elbow back to stop that cross". (more...)
Pliskova takes positives from 1st major final
- September 12, 2016

Angelique Kerber won her first U.S. Open title and the second Grand Slam trophy of her breakthrough season, beating Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 on Saturday. There are, however, some key differences, including that the earlier one was at a run-of-the-mill event and the upcoming one is at a Grand Slam tournament. (more...)