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Rodgers claims he has 'the next Drogba' at Celtic
- October 01, 2016

Drogba signed for Chelsea from Marseille in 2004 for £24million, but Rodgers joked that even £15m wouldn't buy Dembele's big toe! "If Celtic were in England, they would be in the top four/top six clubs there", said Rodgers . "If I look at my history as a coach - without being arrogant - I develop players who naturally move on, but the focus is always on the collective", said Rodgers . (more...)
Benteke earns Palace draw at Everton Benteke earns Palace draw at Everton
- October 01, 2016

It was a very close game - and it was hard for too many players to stand out. Wilfried Zaha, though, is expected to be available. Ross Barkley had the chance to create a new beginning for himself with England after being dropped by Sam Allardyce with Gareth Southgate at the game. (more...)
Ortiz honored by Yankees with painting, book of letters Ortiz honored by Yankees with painting, book of letters
- September 30, 2016

Guess what? Boston closer Craig Kimbrel gave up a single and walked three straight batters to force in a run. Red Sox Manager John Farrell turned to Joe Kelly , who struck out Starlin Castro and retired Didi Gregorius on a foul popup. (more...)
Prayer Service Being Held Before Roy Moore Trial
- September 30, 2016

Supreme Court ruling finding such bans unconstitutional. "We felt our evidence was legally and factually unassailable and clearly showed that the JIC's charges are baseless", said Mat Staver, founder and chairman of Liberty Counsel . Bentley following the SCOTUS marriage ruling where Moore said he was willing "to stand with you [Bentley] against tyranny". The Alabama Court of the Judiciary has 10 days after the trial to decide if it will remove Moore from the bench. (more...)
Randy Gregory suspended additional 10 games by NFL
- September 30, 2016

The punishment is on top of the four-game suspension Gregory was already serving. The first game he could play in for the Cowboys this season would be the team's Week 16 contest against the Detroit Lions on Monday, Dec. With the 10-game suspension tacked on, he won't be eligible to return to the team until December 19. The 23-year-old, a second-round pick in 2015, can work out at the team facility while suspended. (more...)
Cats look forward to challenge at Alabama
- September 30, 2016

They're extremely talented and very well coached. Sophomore outside linebacker Kobie Walker, who injured his shoulder against SC, is "day to day", Eliot said. "They were working on football". Unfortunately, no one seems to think Kentucky stands a chance against the Alabama Crimson Tide in Week 5. The Crimson Tide (3-0) are ranked No. (more...)
Someone Stole Jose Fernandez's High School Jersey From His Vigil
- September 30, 2016

Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez was remembered Thursday as a larger than life figure during a homily at his funeral. The jersey was hanging in the dugout during the ceremony at Fernandez's high school, while mourners stood on the field and shared memories of the pitcher who died early Sunday in a boating accident. (more...)
Miami Dolphins announce four players will not play Thursday night Miami Dolphins announce four players will not play Thursday night
- September 30, 2016

Tonight, it's the Dolphins' turn, as they head to Cincinnati to take on the Bengals . Last Sunday against the lowly Browns, Miami surrendered 169 yards on the ground (5.3 ypc). While Dalton has improved in a number of areas, the Dolphins have a better chance of winning if Cincinnati is one-dimensional on offense. 29, the Miami Dolphins travel to face the Cincinnati Bengals for a Thursday Night Football matchup between two teams desperate for a win. (more...)
South Africa captain AB de Villiers out of ODIs, Tests against Australia South Africa captain AB de Villiers out of ODIs, Tests against Australia
- September 30, 2016

One-day worldwide captain De Villiers has been struggling with a troublesome left elbow impingement injury and, after failing a fitness test on Tuesday morning, will go under the knife next week. The left-hander filled in for Dean Elgar at the top of the order in the Test series triumph over New Zealand, scoring 82 and 50 at Centurion in South Africa's 204-run victory. (more...)
Eden Hazard: What I thought of Chelsea's defeat to Arsenal Eden Hazard: What I thought of Chelsea's defeat to Arsenal
- September 30, 2016

Walcott's strike was his third in the Premier League this season - just two shy of his haul for the whole of last term - and Wenger paid tribute to the 27-year-old's commitment to improving himself over recent months. We showed great quality, we played with style, with pace, with movement. "Between winning a big game and the Premier League, there's a long way to go", he said. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp to hold discussions with Belgian global
- September 30, 2016

They have come a long way from pre-season and they have got points on the board already. Their emphatic 5-1 victory at home to Hull City on Saturday afternoon was their fourth in a row in all competitions, and Klopp's side are now standing five games unbeaten. (more...)
McIlroy finally gets it done in FedEx Cup McIlroy finally gets it done in FedEx Cup
- September 29, 2016

CHASKA, Minn. - He has never experienced defeat at the Ryder Cup and has been a key contributor in his three appearances, so Rory McIlroy might not have the same chip on his shoulder that has typically been part of the European mantra. "I've been fitted for every team event for the last 10 years, every single one, until this year", Moore said. The World No 3 says he is excited to get going again for Europe at this week's tournament, following his success at the US PGA Tour Championship. (more...)
Arsenal fans react to Mesut Ozil's new bumper contract
- September 29, 2016

Mesut Ozil is reportedly yet to put pen to paper on a new contract with Arsenal despite claims he recently signed a long-term deal. Ozil has two demands before signing the deal, and it is evident they have not been agreed to, or else the contract would not be just verbally agreed. (more...)
Habs' Shaw to have hearing Thursday Habs' Shaw to have hearing Thursday
- September 29, 2016

He scored 14 goals and added 20 assists over 78 games with the 'Hawks in 2015-16, his fifth season with the team. Shaw received a game misconduct for the hit in Tuesday's game. "If [fans] like that style of game, I think I'll fit in quite well". Shaw, 25, will have the hearing with Player Safety take place tomorrow via a telephone conference, thus the limit for a suspension is set at five games. (more...)
Texans place Watt on IR, season in doubt
- September 29, 2016

This announcement came hours after it was reported Watt had injured surgically repaired back again during the Texans game against the New England Patriots. He played in Week 1 and Week 2 but the back injury started to bother him so he was limited in practice before the game. But according to a Houston Chronicle report , Watt was actually injured. (more...)
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant has hairline fracture in knee
- September 29, 2016

Bryant injured the knee on his first catch early in the game but came back in the first quarter. "Dez got his knee evaluated here the last few days", Garrett said . Bryant never played fully healthy last season, missing seven games with a foot injury that twice required surgery. The Cowboys have also already been dealing with the absence of quarterback Tony Romo, who fractured a bonefractured a bone in his back during a preseason game against the Seahawks. (more...)
Tebow homers in 1st at-bat for Mets in instructional debut Tebow homers in 1st at-bat for Mets in instructional debut
- September 29, 2016

Football star turned baseball player Tim Tebow homered Wednesday in his first at-bat in the instructional league in Port St. Lucie, Florida. She captured the big moment on her cellphone . Or that he finished the day 1-for-6. "I feel like every day I'm getting a little more comfortable", Tebow said, per Bill Whitehead of the AP. He has not played organized baseball since his junior year of high school. (more...)
Ranieri lets loose the 'Dragon Slayer' to torment his old enemy
- September 28, 2016

Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri has received expert advice on slaying the "Dragons" of Porto tonight after calling on his very own " Dragon Slayer ". The party atmosphere inside the King Power Stadium was nearly soured inside three minutes when Kasper Schmeichel, back in the side after three games out, found himself in no-man's land having come off his line to meet Otavio's long ball forward. (more...)
Gautam Gambhir to replace KL Rahul for second Test against NZ?
- September 28, 2016

Gautam Gambhir last played a Test match in August 2014, against England at The Oval. India play New Zealand in the second Test at Eden Gardens starting Friday. Gambhir is likely to undergo a fitness test at the National Cricket Association (NCA) in Bengaluru today. Gambhir led India Blue to the title in the recently held Duleep Trophy. (more...)
Absentee voting begins Missouri; clerk expects record presidential election turnout Absentee voting begins Missouri; clerk expects record presidential election turnout
- September 28, 2016

Their office hours are 2-5 p.m. on Mondays. "Wyoming offers same day voter registration which means a voter can come to a vote center on November 8 and register and vote at the same time , but Tuesday, September 27, National Voter Registration Day, is a great time to remind everyone about the need to register", said Lee. (more...)
Conor McGregor to fight in UFC's New York debut Nov. 12
- September 28, 2016

He remains the featherweight champion, although the Irishman's last fight in the class was in December, when he won the belt against Jose Aldo . Something he had set out to do earlier this year - before then-champion Rafael dos Anjos pulled out of their contest with an injury last February. (more...)
Dana White: Ronda Rousey Absolutely Wants to Fight Cris Cyborg… So? No? Dana White: Ronda Rousey Absolutely Wants to Fight Cris Cyborg… So? No?
- September 28, 2016

Of course, at the same time that Rousey "absolutely, positively wants to fight Cyborg", she still hasn't said a peep about returning to the Octagon, let alone fighting the scariest female fighter on the planet. Rousey also had several lingering injuries to tend to, but White believes she is regaining her health and is ready to make a big splash in her comeback, which could happen soon. (more...)
Nebraska's Michael Rose-Ivey Addresses Racist Responses To His Anthem Protest Nebraska's Michael Rose-Ivey Addresses Racist Responses To His Anthem Protest
- September 28, 2016

Others believe we should be hung before the anthem before the next game. In fact, the senior linebacker said while he knew the implications of their actions, he didn't anticipate the amount of hatred and racial slurs they would receive. So, at the end of the day, I respect those guys. Rose-Ivey said a number of people also sent him messages of support. "We felt it was our duty to step up and join the chorus of athletes in the NFL, WNBA, college and high school using their platforms to ... (more...)
Trump declares victory at debate by citing the internet
- September 28, 2016

And taking a dig at Trump's complaint after the debate that he was given a "defective" microphone, Clinton quipped: "Anybody who complains about the microphone is not having a good night". The Democratic candidate seized on the controversial issue and offered a series of possible explanations for why the billionaire won't follow presidential-election precedent and release the returns. (more...)
Chubb exits with ankle sprain; Holyfield fills in
- September 28, 2016

He did not return in the second half. Smart said of the game to reporters : "It's frustrating because this is the opportunity we were looking for". The group is full of top recruits but, like in all the games this season, nearly every receiver who hit the field suffered from a major case of wiener fingers-that's a clinical term- with five drops in the first half alone. (more...)