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Swansea legend Trundle expects Bony to come good at Stoke Swansea legend Trundle expects Bony to come good at Stoke
- November 01, 2016

Ever since it was suggested in 2010 that Lionel Messi might not fancy a blustery night in the Potteries, the testing conditions at the bet365 Stadium have regularly been used as a yardstick to determine whether foreign arrivals can hack it in the Premier League. (more...)
Patriots trade star linebacker to Cleveland Browns Patriots trade star linebacker to Cleveland Browns
- November 01, 2016

Their defense is a liability right now. I think there are several things he can do. It's up for other people to look at, not me. A big player for player deal would be more up that alley. He has been limited by injuries this season and has played in 34 percent of defensive snaps. You're on the go! I am in disbelief over this move... (more...)
Liverpool and United fight out goalless draw
- October 31, 2016

Liverpool came closest to breaking the deadlock, with Philippe Coutinho forcing a world-class save from David de Gea. Jose Mourinho isn't as impressed with Liverpool as some have been this season. Klopp said that long balls weren't United's only approach, but that they were "one thing they wanted to do" as he hailed the Red Devils as a "very physically strong team". (more...)
Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott could face 'lengthy' suspension
- October 31, 2016

Ezekiel Elliott is having a historic rookie season for the Cowboys and has been one of the game's most productive running backs, but he could face a lengthy suspension if the NFL's current investigation finds he has violated the league's domestic abuse policy, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. (more...)
Cilic beats Nishikori in 2 sets to win Swiss Indoors title
- October 31, 2016

Open champion Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland in a long quarterfinal on Friday. Wawrinka will next face 72nd-ranked Mischa Zverev of Germany, who eliminated Guido Pella of Argentina 6-4, 6-2 in his second-round match. I'm happy with my tennis today. " Marin Cilic and David Goffin seemed headed in opposite directions in the race for the ATP World Tour Finals as Cilic earned a win while his rival took a loss". (more...)
Rudolph powers Oklahoma State past No. 10 West Virginia
- October 31, 2016

Skyler Howard hit Shelton Gibson on a slant and go while OSU had a corner blitz called and it proved costly for the Pokes. It was Gibson's fourth touchdown reception this season. Vincent Taylor strip-sacked Howard early in the second quarter. A lead that Oklahoma State never gave up. The Mountaineers constructed tight windows for Rudolph to throw against and he continually diced through them. (more...)
Arsene Wenger: We are playing with 'less psychological damage' Arsene Wenger: We are playing with 'less psychological damage'
- October 31, 2016

Arsene Wenger, the Arsenal manager, has been keen to name a settled side in recent weeks and that has helped the Gunners achieve their current run of form. "We want opposition teams to walk into the Emirates and know that they are facing a team that can score goals from all over the pitch, where everyone can pitch in". (more...)
Ronald Koeman hails 'important' player Ross Barkley after Everton beat West Ham Ronald Koeman hails 'important' player Ross Barkley after Everton beat West Ham
- October 31, 2016

Everton face West Ham United this Sunday looking to get back to winning ways after a disappointing late collapse to Burnley last time out. Statistically, the Toffees have the second best defence in the Premier League but still look to exclusively rely on Romelu Lukaku for goals. (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic shot almost broke my arm, claims Burnley's Tom Heaton Zlatan Ibrahimovic shot almost broke my arm, claims Burnley's Tom Heaton
- October 31, 2016

Ibrahimović obviously has the goods to turn things around - his start to life in Manchester, not to mention the rest of his illustrious career, are evidence of that. "For the second, I slid". That Burnley didn't push a touch harder for a win after Ander Herrera's red card is a very minor gripe. Jose Mourinho was angered by a challenge from Jon Flanagan inside the penalty area and sat in the directors' box in the second half. (more...)
Liverpool prevail amid errors and brilliance at Palace
- October 31, 2016

Joel Matip's 44th-minute header gave the visitors a half-time advantage and Roberto Firmino's second-half effort secured a win that left Jurgen Klopp's men behind City and Arsenal on goal difference. Ryan Giggs believes Liverpool have a "real chance" of winning the Premier League this season - and admits the prospect is one that fills him "with dread". (more...)
Ducks Snap 5-Game Losing Streak With Win Over Sun Devils Ducks Snap 5-Game Losing Streak With Win Over Sun Devils
- October 31, 2016

The Sun Devils (5-4, 2-4) also started a freshman at quarterback. They surrendered 734 yards of total offense to Oregon-the second-highest total allowed in school history-and repeatedly missed tackles and assignments. With starting quarterback, Manny Wilkins was injured and not able to play, Dillon Sterling-Cole took the reins for Arizona State's offense. But the team's spirited game against Cal quieted the critics. (more...)
Kane, Alderweireld close to return - Poch
- October 31, 2016

The visitors recovered from falling behind to a Vincent Janssen penalty on the stroke of half-time to equalise three minutes into the second half as Ahmed Musa netted his second goal in as many games. "The player that has impressed me the most this season is Victor Wanyama". When Leicester won the League last season, Spurs was the side that pushed it right till the end, apart from mini-implosion in the last couple of matches . (more...)
Bale agrees to new contract with Madrid until 2022
- October 31, 2016

That is the equivalent to around £350,000 a week after tax, more than the estimated £288,000 Real pay Cristiano Ronaldo. While the ever competitive Ronaldo - who at 31 is four years older than Bale - is likely to be miffed at being overtaken, he still reigns supreme in overall earnings due to endorsements. (more...)
'Complete' Kante flawless for system - Conte 'Complete' Kante flawless for system - Conte
- October 31, 2016

Against Hull when the ball arrived off a post from Diego Costa, against Leicester there was a deflection and he scored against Man United. Kante has now played 10 games for the Blues since his summer move from Leicester. "I hadn't heard of him". "We are playing away against a team in good shape", he said. We must be ambitious. Kante's form earned him worldwide recognition for France, with whom he played at Euro 2016 prior to sealing a £32m move to Chelsea in July, with Conte feeling he ... (more...)
Wade Phillips exits game after sideline collision
- October 31, 2016

The 69-year-old Phillips was down on the sidelines for about five minutes as players from both teams took a knee out of respect for the veteran coach. Gordon was pursuing Roby when he was blocked into the Broncos' sideline. He was eventually strapped to a cart and taken off the field. His wife Laurie accompanied him on his ambulance ride. (more...)
Chiefs at Colts: Highlights, score, and recap
- October 31, 2016

In the first half, a hit to his upper body sent Smith off for a concussion examination that he passed. "You call it the way that you've practiced it and you go in and let them go and let them play", Chiefs coach Andy Reid said. "I think, one, mistakes happen and I think something that is always key is that you have to fix the specific mistakes, " Luck said. His lack of availability on game days has made him a magnet for criticism on talk radio, mainly by frustrated fans who've ... (more...)
Ranieri: Mental drop behind Premier League struggles
- October 30, 2016

Ghana defender Daniel Amartey will face his FC Copenhagen mates when his current club Leicester City play them in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday night. Leicester are now 13th in the Premier League, while Greece are second in World Cup qualifying Group H, level on points with leaders Belgium. "My players made the world insane with what happened last season", he said. (more...)
Bayern wins again, promoted Leipzig keeps pace in Bundesliga Bayern wins again, promoted Leipzig keeps pace in Bundesliga
- October 30, 2016

The pair sat out the 3-1 DFB-Pokal victory against the same opponents in midweek, but were back in the line-up as Carlo Ancelotti made eight changes, with Thomas Muller, who missed a penalty in that match, among those dropping to the bench. (more...)
Michael Phelps and Nicole Johnson married in secret ceremony Michael Phelps and Nicole Johnson married in secret ceremony
- October 30, 2016

The news comes after Michael said that the couple had set a date for the wedding back in August. "She was the one I loved the most ", Phelps revealed a year ago. Hey, you can't expect a guy who wears Lycra to the office to put on a tux for his wedding, right? When talking about his son's social media presence during an appearance on " The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon ", Phelps said that it was "insane" Boomer had so many followers. (more...)
Chicago baseball fans priced out of World Series games
- October 30, 2016

When they were finally discharged from the hospital at 1 a.m. Wednesday , Wallach said, he and his son were stranded, unsure of where they were or how to get back to their vehicle. "I think the pitchers feel as though they're really not far from home plate", Cubs manager Joe Maddon said of what might play into Hendricks' home success. (more...)
Redskins CB Norman, TE Reed cleared to travel to London
- October 30, 2016

The Redskins have been battling injuries over the past few weeks and could be without several high profile players. KEYS TO THE GAME: Washington must figure out its running back rotation as Matt Jones has struggled with fumbles, but there are questions about how much they can use Chris Thompson . (more...)
Tottenham's star striker set to return for North London derby Tottenham's star striker set to return for North London derby
- October 30, 2016

Otherwise his threat was muted by a Leicester backline who have looked fragile nearly everywhere else they have been to in the Premier League this season. "Since the day he arrived his behavior and performance is always improving". Son could be better at getting down the sides of Wes Morgan and Robert Huth, a partnership that was a great strength a year ago but now already looks like a weakness. (more...)
Dejan Lovren gifts Crystal Palace goal, scores one of his own
- October 30, 2016

Every player needs the space to develop and show things, ' he said. The South London based outfit are now in 11th place but have lost their last two games in a row. Jason Puncheon is a doubt but could be deemed fit enough to start in an attacking midfield role within Pardew's 4-2-3-1 formation. Crystal Palace have now lost their last three games in the Premier League and remain in 12th place while Liverpool move level on points with Arsenal and Man City at the top of the table. (more...)
David Moyes: 'Quality' Arsenal will be Premier League title contenders
- October 30, 2016

The defeat will place manager David Moyes under further pressure as he seeks to turn round what is now the worst start to a season after 10 games by any side in Premier League history, inferior to Manchester City in 1995-96 on goal difference. (more...)
Spurs punk Warriors 129-100 in stunning opening night win
- October 30, 2016

These Warriors are top-heavy, and the loss of reliable key players such as Andrew Bogut , Marreese Speights, Harrison Barnes, Festus Ezeli, Leandro Barbosa, and Brandon Rush to accommodate the entry of Kevin Durant has definitely altered the depth and chemistry of the team. (more...)