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Vikings Give Shout-Out To Harambe Before Beating Titans
- September 18, 2016

Another field goal extended the Vikings' lead to 15-10, but it didn't remain that way for long. "Adrian Peterson and company struggled to get yards all game long against stacked defensive fronts, but head coach Mike Zimmer says his offense needs to find ways to run no matter how many defenders are in the way". (more...)
Matip: Bring on Diego Costa
- September 17, 2016

Reds boss Jurgen Klopp was full of praise for the Chelsea striker at the prematch news conference but admitted that his defenders had to be aggressive in dealing with the Spain worldwide. "When we go to the pitch, we want to win, that's all we want to do". "But I don't prepare only for Costa". Costa was among several of the 2015 title winners who struggled as the Blues finished 10th last season, but he told Chelsea's official magazine earlier this week that he was keen to put the ... (more...)
Bose Omolayo wins Nigeria's sixth gold medal at Paralympics Bose Omolayo wins Nigeria's sixth gold medal at Paralympics
- September 17, 2016

The 30-year-old from Sutton Coldfield won gold in the C1-5 mixed team sprint at the Rio Paralympics on Sunday with Jody Cundy and Louis Rolfe. Ejike's medal is Nigeria's fifth at the ongoing Games, and third gold medal behind Roland Ezuruike and Paul Kehinde who also dominated their respective categories in the Powerlifting event. (more...)
CHELSEA, Conte: "We must pay attention against LIVERPOOL"
- September 17, 2016

He said: "It is not part of preparation". Adam Lallana is not just impressing Jurgen Klopp on the pitch, with the Liverpool manager revealing the attacking midfielder is also a "nice guy" as a neighbour. He credited Conte for creating a successful style at the Bridge. And yes, I may be harking back to the classic 4-4 Champions League game in 2009, but there have been a good few high-scoring games since then too, and so at the price I'm very happy to have a tickle. (more...)
The Next Step for Crimson Tide Basketball and Avery Johnson
- September 17, 2016

It's a daunting task to face the nation's top two teams within first three weeks of the season , and it's one that has Ole Miss' support staff focused on mitigating any lingering physical effects for the 17th-ranked Rebels down the road. (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham Hotspur lacked passion against Monaco
- September 17, 2016

Dele Alli says Tottenham need to learn from their mistakes in last night's Champions League defeat to Monaco, starting games quicker and being more clinical. Pochettino said afterwards: "I was speaking with my players at half-time". "That's what's important when you're in the Champions League , with the amount of games we've got". (more...)
EA Sports FIFA 17 demo now available EA Sports FIFA 17 demo now available
- September 17, 2016

EA Sports usually do a decent job of determining player ratings, but one would think teammates who play alongside each other almost every day would have the best idea of how one another should be rated. The demo includes quite a bit to try out. Football fans worldwide have been going over the new FIFA 17 ratings with a fine toothcomb - and Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi has a bone to pick with EA Sports. (more...)
In Dallas And Across U.S., Demonstrators Rally Against Dakota Access Pipeline In Dallas And Across U.S., Demonstrators Rally Against Dakota Access Pipeline
- September 17, 2016

Approximately 150 people gathered in front of the Boulder County Courthouse on Tuesday to show solidarity with Dakota Access pipeline protesters in North Dakota. According to Gmeiner, the Dakota Access pipeline would carry fracked oil from North Dakota to IL, cutting under the Missouri River less than a mile upstream from the Standing Rock Sioux's drinking water supply, as well as through the Tribe's sacred and historical land. (more...)
Manchester City's Ilkay Gundogan admits debut was a 'surprise'
- September 16, 2016

Ilkay Gundogan has labelled his Manchester City debut as "perfect" after the Germany midfielder made his first appearance for the club in their 4-0 thumping of Borussia Monchengladbach in the Champions League. "It's a flawless day for me, to wait such a long time, it's brilliant to play and have a good first game", Gundogan told BT Sport following the match. (more...)
MacBook Air 2017 Specs, Release Date Rumors
- September 16, 2016

I guess that's Apple's recollection, because they made a decision to go ahead and ask MacBook Pro owners how much they really use that boring old headphone port, anyway. Interestingly, Apple has been sending out surveys to users asking about the possible features of MacBook Pro. Amidst rumors that the new MacBook Air will be launched in early 2017, reports claimed that the Apple laptop will sport many excellent specs like the Retina display, USB Type-C port, and much more. (more...)
Ranieri: Champions League music woke up Mahrez Ranieri: Champions League music woke up Mahrez
- September 16, 2016

Brugge are 10th in the Jupiler Pro League league after three defeats from six games while Leicester have lost two of their opening four matches in the Premier League but Ranieri insisted the hosts must be respected. "If teams look at us and maybe think we're a weaker team than what they could have got I don't think that'll be wise". Against Brugge there was a team who wanted to react after the bad defeat and it was hard for everyone. (more...)
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp hails improving Adam Lallana Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp hails improving Adam Lallana
- September 16, 2016

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has confirmed that defender John Terry will be out for at least 10 days after suffering an ankle injury against Swansea City. "Now, we have found the right compromise between defensive and offensive situations. Chelsea must play in the Champions League". Antonio Conte has expressed his delight at Oscar's decision to stay at Chelsea despite serious interest from Inter during the summer. (more...)
Rams' Jeff Fisher receives three-year contract extension
- September 16, 2016

Amusing how Fisher's new deal would go through 2019, isn't it? Here is a coach who has not had a winning season since joining the team in 2012 but yet here he is on his way to an extension. Not only have they failed to reach the playoffs in that span, they haven't even been able to crack more than 8 wins in a season. Yep. That is what a 27-37-1 record with that franchise gets you. (more...)
An 8-foot Iranian is turning heads while sitting at Rio Paralympics An 8-foot Iranian is turning heads while sitting at Rio Paralympics
- September 16, 2016

At 8ft 1in, Morteza Mehrzadselakjani is by some way the tallest Paralympian in Rio, and indeed the tallest athlete in the history of the Games. At the age of 15 he suffered from a serious accident on his bicycle and he fractured his pelvis, which stopped his right leg from growing. (more...)
Kaepernick to donate money from jersey sales to charity
- September 16, 2016

On Monday, in addition to saying Kaepernick was "exercising his constitutional right" by refusing to stand for the anthem, Obama also said , "I don't doubt his sincerity. Colin Kaepernick said he has not converted to Islam. "I think it's a bad thing, and you know, maybe he should find a country that works better for him", the GOP presidential nominee said. (more...)
Roark, Ramos lead Nationals past Mets
- September 16, 2016

While Roark (W, 15-8) dazzled the Mets over seven shutout innings, Mets' starter Robert Gsellman was up to the task, tossing 5.2 scoreless innings of his own. Speier is managing the Nationals today while manger Dusty Baker is gone after a death in the family. For the 2016 campaign, Roark is sitting on a 2.75 ERA, 1.18 WHIP and 19.9 strikeout percentage over 193 1/3 innings. (more...)
Tottenham's attendance for Champions League clash sets new English record
- September 16, 2016

Harry Kane, Dele Alli or any of Tottenham Hotspur's other youngsters might have been the talk of the Premier League last season if it wasn't for Leicester City's miraculous title. It's just a privilege to be a part of it and to be out there playing. Referee Gianluca Rocchi handed Fabinho a yellow card and for a moment appeared to have given a penalty when the Monaco players swarmed around in disbelief, only for order to be restored and the corner re-taken. (more...)
Angelique Kerber: Nothing left for me to prove
- September 15, 2016

And she also intends to respond to the many goodwill messages she has been receiving but hasn't had time to read. As for Williams, she must increasingly pick and choose her tournaments to preserve her body for the Grand Slams that are her priority. (more...)
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino plays down Harry Kane's goalscoring woes
- September 15, 2016

Last season was tough for him and we have to make the decision, in or out. "Bony averaged a goal in every other game for Swansea, before seeing his strike rate plummet to one in four at Man City, where he was usually a late substitute at best". (more...)
Dele Alli, Harry Kane score first goals of season against Stoke
- September 15, 2016

Though they remained undefeated in their opening three matches of the campaign, their performances were less than convincing. "After the transfer window, they can play in a different way or play with different names". Tottenham Hotspur's Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen has agreed a new contract with the North London side which will keep him with the club until 2020. (more...)
US Open champ Kerber replaces Williams at No. 1 in rankings US Open champ Kerber replaces Williams at No. 1 in rankings
- September 15, 2016

But Williams must increasingly pick and choose her tournaments to preserve her body for the Grand Slams that are her priority. Calling on that expertise, he broke for 3-1 in the second set, recovered from handing the advantage back in the seventh to level the final when Djokovic unleashed a wild forehand on set point in the 10th. (more...)
Russian Federation opens alternative event for its banned national Paralympians Russian Federation opens alternative event for its banned national Paralympians
- September 15, 2016

For Rio, the Paralympics, coming right after a vibrant but sometimes tricky Olympics, are one more challenge in a period of deep recession and political instability. Whether it was a lack of ticket sales, the closing of venues or several teams lacking the funding to send athletes to Rio, it seemed there were no end of obstacles standing in the way of organizers. (more...)
Raiders cornerback Smith says he understands being benched
- September 15, 2016

Brees has always starred against the Giants, throwing 19 touchdown passes in six career starts against them, including last year's historic seven-touchdown outing in the Saints' 52-49 win at the Superdome. With top cornerback Delvin Breaux out injured, New Orleans' top three CBs are P.J. Williams, Ken Crawley and De'Vante Harris. With the addition of the sledgehammer, Karl Joseph and the acquisition of Reggie Nelson via free-agency, who woulda thunk Keith McGill would make the team let alone ... (more...)
Belarusian paralympian's accreditation cancelled for carrying Russian flag Belarusian paralympian's accreditation cancelled for carrying Russian flag
- September 15, 2016

To the sound of samba, fireworks, giant balloons and groups of singers and musicians in the middle of the arena, Rio welcomed more than 4,300 Paralympians for start of the 2016 Games. President of the Belarusian Paralympic Committee Oleg Shepel earlier said that the Russian flag gesture at the opening ceremony, held on Wednesday at the Maracana Stadium here, was to express solidarity with the entire Russian Paralympic team, which was barred by IPC from taking part in the 2016 Rio Games. (more...)
Kerber, Pliskova enter US Open final
- September 15, 2016

While Williams wasn't willing to blame back-to-back matches on her loss, she did say afterwards that she battled through a left knee injury that hampered her game throughout the semifinal tilt. Angelique Kerber , who beat Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-3 in the other semi-final, will officially take over the No. 1 ranking on Monday. "For sure she has a lot of confidence, now especially after the win against Serena". (more...)