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Mourinho unfazed about playing former club Chelsea Mourinho unfazed about playing former club Chelsea
- October 23, 2016

Mourinho was dismissed last December with his side's title defence in tatters, and the team teetering a point above the relegation zone having lost nine of their 16 league games. He added: "I don't like to go back and speak specially about the bad things. We had always the relation of owner-manager, a very respectful relation", Mourinho said . (more...)
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri hails best performance of season Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri hails best performance of season
- October 23, 2016

Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew has been speaking to the Guardian this week about his plans for the club, and he made a surprising admission about Christian Benteke's future should the Eagles' record signing have a stellar season. The Algerian striker arrived unmarked at the near post to meet a cross by Danny Simpson but he sent his header wide, leaving Ranieri with his head in his hands. (more...)
Hull City 0-2 Stoke City Hull City 0-2 Stoke City
- October 23, 2016

It was a much needed result and Mark Hughes will hope the shackles will loosen on his side as they seek to move up the table. "I've known him for many, many years". Stoke City got off to a cold start this season, and sat in the drop zone for the first eight weeks of the Premier League. "We're on the end of a few defeats now and we need to try and get some sort of objective into our play and find the work ethic that we had in the opening games of the season". (more...)
College Football Wisconsin Badgers at Iowa Hawkeyes Start Time, Odds
- October 23, 2016

That performance gave Clement and the linemen a boost of confidence and they sound eager to keep the momentum going against an Iowa defense that has struggled to stop the run at times. We like the Hawkeyes in this spot, and they won't need the points. "From a ranking standpoint, this counts as Wisconsin's easiest league game so far, following trips to Michigan State and Michigan and its home OT loss to Ohio State". (more...)
Iran in Kabaddi World Cup final Iran in Kabaddi World Cup final
- October 22, 2016

A bonus point earned by Anup Kumar in his opening raid and quick points thereafter through a combination of raids and tackles gave a clear indication as to which way the second semi-final of the day would drift and decisively too. Ajay Thakur scored six points while Anup Kumar contributed five points in the first half. Thakur began the second half for India with a two-point raid as Thailand were staring at another all out. (more...)
Arsenal vs Swansea City : Highlights, Lineups and Match Review
- October 22, 2016

He went on to confirm that the club would not be appealing the red card. As you might expect, the majority of Arsenal fans - except, perhaps Piers Morgan - are of the opinion that Xhaka was hard done by to be given his marching orders by referee Jonathan Moss. (more...)
Lahiri lies second despite closing double in CIMB
- October 22, 2016

Ryan Moore, victor of the tournament in 2013 and 2014, stayed within sight of Thomas adding an eight-birdie 65 to his first-round 71 to join a seven-strong group on eight under. "That front nine (his second nine), I could have done a lot more (better). It was a pretty low-stress day", said Thomas. He found consolation that he has continued to make a hatful of birdies, raking up 25 birds over his last 47 holes since last Sunday. (more...)
World Series bound Indians Twitter Troll Jose Bautista for Pre-Game Comment
- October 22, 2016

Kluber, who Francona already considered for a Game 4 start on short rest before Bauer's mishap, beat Toronto in Game 1 and pitched well in a Game 4 loss. "Baseball is a demanding game", said Indians hitting coach Ty Van Burkleo. It was either the day Danny Salazar suffered a season-ending strained forearm, or after Carlos Carrasco's hand was broken by a line drive. (more...)
Forecast: Victory over Carolina the most 'Saintsy' win this year
- October 22, 2016

After becoming the only quarterback in National Football League history to eclipse 400 yards passing in a regular-season game 15 times - moving ahead of Peyton Manning's 14 - Brees is averaging 346.8 yards passing this season to go with 14 TDs. (more...)
More to come from England after series win - Jos Buttler
- October 22, 2016

There was no return of the sour relations that had spoiled the previous match between the sides, save for a brief quarrel between Sam Billings and Mashrafe Mortaza after a collision as the England man sought a run, although it was quickly settled. (more...)
Seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova reaches semis in Kremlin Cup
- October 22, 2016

However, Kuznetsova needs to clinch the Kremlin Cup title to best United Kingdom world no. 10 Johanna Konta, who is ahead of her by 375 points in the Road to Singapore leaderboard. She only took 53 minutes to secure a 6-2 6-0 win where she reeled off the last 11 games after going 2-1 down in the opening set. Both Kuznetsova and Suarez Navarro have first-round byes in Moscow . (more...)
Osuna's near-perfect innings help lift Jays in ALDS Game 3 Osuna's near-perfect innings help lift Jays in ALDS Game 3
- October 22, 2016

Edwin Encarnacion became the first player in Blue Jays history to hit three home runs in the team's first four games of a postseason when he blasted a 412-foot shot in the first inning. "Obviously it might have rattled him a little bit but, man, he kind of showed what we're all about out there". Last year, the Blue Jays banned selling beer cans in the upper deck at their stadium during the AL Championship Series. (more...)
UFC's White: I'd Bless Mayweather-McGregor UFC's White: I'd Bless Mayweather-McGregor
- October 21, 2016

McGregor's beaten rival Aldo has recently threatened to quit the UFC in protest at the new champion not defending the featherweight belt, while lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov has voiced displeasure at being overlooked for a world title chance. (more...)
Bucs, 49ers will try to exploit porous run defenses
- October 21, 2016

Martin suffered a setback to his hamstring injury over the weekend of the team's bye week and has no apparent timetable for a return. If the 49ers defense can't keep such a depleted Tampa Bay offense off the scoreboard, they may need to make some wholesale changes immediately after the game heading into the bye week. (more...)
Ghana in group of death at AFCON 2017 finale
- October 21, 2016

Uganda Cranes coach Micho Sredojevic is not anxious that his side is likely set to face continental football heavyweights ahead of the AFCON draws. "This is a tough and competitive group obviously but I believe in the players of Uganda and in the management of Fufa administration also". (more...)
Kane Williamson century leads Black Caps to victory in Indian thriller
- October 21, 2016

Ajinya Rahane (28) and Manish Pandey (19) appeared to have steadied the chase with a solid third-wicket stand of 32 but India lost both in the space of four deliveries to swing the momentum back in New Zealand's favour. Umesh Yadav Will bowl the first over with the New Ball. what a start of the game Umesh Yadav cleaned up Martin Guptill on the second ball of the match , expecting lot of from Martin but can't survive more. (more...)
Mourinho Happy With Anfield Goalless Draw
- October 20, 2016

The former United defender doesn't believe the current squad has enough quality to challenge for the Premier League crown this campaign, but has confidence in Mourinho's ability to mould a team that can. MORE: Get TREBLE the odds on any sports bet. "If he said we won't win the title this season, but next, which I think is what he said at Chelsea , I think most United fans would accept that.as long as he does win it next season". (more...)
Raiders owner Mark Davis makes presentation to NFL owners Raiders owner Mark Davis makes presentation to NFL owners
- October 20, 2016

Goodell, however, said "there is still a great deal of information that we need to gather with respect to the circumstances in Oakland and also the challenges", indicating that resolution of the issue shouldn't be expected quickly. But Goodell seemed interested in starting this sort of league in the near future (2020 or beyond) but needs approval from others before they can move on with any actual plans. (more...)
Top waiver wire claims for Week 7 Top waiver wire claims for Week 7
- October 20, 2016

So what should you do about Jay Ajayi going forward? James White will see a big increase in his owned percentage this week after his week 6 performance. Analysis: Golden Tate has been one of the biggest busts so far in 2016. The players outlined in this article are options who could help propel you into the playoffs in your league. (more...)
Jets turn to Geno Smith to start at quarterback vs. Ravens
- October 20, 2016

Bowles confirmed that it was "strictly my call". "I mean, I don't like it", Fitzpatrick said. I really respect Todd, I know he's doing what he's going to do. "I'm going to be ready whenever my number is called". "Ryan getting benched is my fault", Marshall said after the loss . "In a boat, huh?" he said. (more...)
Vikings' Sam Bradford returns to Philadelphia to face Carson Wentz Vikings' Sam Bradford returns to Philadelphia to face Carson Wentz
- October 20, 2016

Just two days ago we told you about the disembodied head of Bradford appearing on the body of injured QB Teddy Bridgewater since Bradford was acquired in a Week #1 trade with the Philadelphia Eagles . Was Pederson supposed to say, "I just coach the guys that Howie Roseman and his team give me, OK?" "I was really excited about the year there, " Bradford said. (more...)
Man Utd can still win Premier League title, claims Wayne Rooney
- October 20, 2016

United are next in domestic action when they make the trip to Stamford Bridge to face Chelsea on Sunday. Liverpool went into Monday's game at Anfield seeking a sixth successive win in all competitions and bidding to draw level on points with Premier League leaders Manchester City and second-place Arsenal. (more...)
Champions League round-up: Bayern Munich beat PSV to end winless run Champions League round-up: Bayern Munich beat PSV to end winless run
- October 20, 2016

Thomas Muller broke the deadlock with his first Bayern goal in six games, Kimmich nodded in his seventh in his past eight appearances, Robert Lewandowski claimed his 15th for club and country this term and Arjen Robben rounded it off against his former club. (more...)
Ryan Giggs delivers honest verdict on Man Utd under Jose Mourinho Ryan Giggs delivers honest verdict on Man Utd under Jose Mourinho
- October 20, 2016

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho feels that there is real sense of belief and confidence running through his squad at the moment. Mourinho will bring his United side, who now sit in seventh place in the Premier League standings, to face Antonio Conte's fifth-placed side at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, less than a year after he was relieved of his duties as Chelsea boss. (more...)
Chiefs ship RB Davis to Packers for draft pick Chiefs ship RB Davis to Packers for draft pick
- October 20, 2016

The Packers' loss to the Cowboys was just the latest example of their offensive struggles this season, and now they have a short week before facing the Bears on Thursday night. So given the Packers are home once again, this should be a week they step up if they want to prove they are not going to roll over. There is not much to say about this game other than that it was an ugly performance. (more...)