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Conte to rotate Chelsea squad against Qarabag in Champions League Conte to rotate Chelsea squad against Qarabag in Champions League
- September 13, 2017

The Premier League winners play their second of seven games in September when their Group C campaign opens against Azerbaijan's Qarabag . "It's normal and there is the necessity to do rotation, otherwise you arrive to play the last two games without any energy". (more...)
No surprises in Tottenham injury report ahead of Dortmund match No surprises in Tottenham injury report ahead of Dortmund match
- September 13, 2017

Keen to avoid another disappointing European adventure, Tottenham manager Pochettino has underlined to his players that getting off to a winning start is vital, especially with holders Real Madrid also in Group H. They lost their opening game 12 months to eventual semi-finalists Monaco at home and Pochettino knows that a similar start will set a similar tone to their campaign this season. (more...)
Magnificent Majka climbs to Vuelta stage 14 win as Froome protects lead Magnificent Majka climbs to Vuelta stage 14 win as Froome protects lead
- September 04, 2017

Nibali attacked Froome on the climb, but the four-time Tour de France victor kept him close and then closed the gap with 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) left on the punishing final ascent. "If anyone had said this would be the situation going into the second rest day I would have definitely taken that "I'm really happy with it and looking forward to the time trial [on Tuesday]". (more...)
Patriots Trade Jacoby Brissett To Colts For Phillip Dorsett Patriots Trade Jacoby Brissett To Colts For Phillip Dorsett
- September 03, 2017

The Patriots sent quarterback Jacoby Brissett , a 2016 third-round pick, to the Colts for receiver and disappointing first-round pick Phillip Dorsett , according to ESPN's Field Yates . However, just because this is how the roster currently stands, doesn't mean it'll be like this by the same time tomorrow, as the Colts will presumably be looking to claim other teams' players who are now on waivers. (more...)
New year, same LSU defense, as Tigers dominate BYU New year, same LSU defense, as Tigers dominate BYU
- September 03, 2017

DJ Clark caught a 52-yard reception from quarterback Danny Etling to put the Tigers inside the five-yard line. The game was supposed to be played in Houston, but was moved because of flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey. This result won't help. Several projected regulars apparently were benched. "Here's the deal", Orgeron said Thursday. BYU senior defensive back Micah Hannemann was ejected in the third quarter for targeting after a helmet-to-helmet hit on Guice. (more...)
Arsenal bid £92m to sign Thomas Lemar from Monaco Arsenal bid £92m to sign Thomas Lemar from Monaco
- September 02, 2017

It wasn't all bad for Arsenal , who managed to hold on to their most prized possession, Sanchez. "'It was not very close", Wenger said. "I was focused on my match, that was all that mattered for me", added the winger who still has three years to run on his contract at the Stade Louis II. (more...)
Chelsea Completes Deadline Day Signing of Torino Fullback Davide Zappacosta Chelsea Completes Deadline Day Signing of Torino Fullback Davide Zappacosta
- September 02, 2017

Zappacosta has four full Italy caps and has been at Torino for two seasons, having previously played for Atalanta. Premier League club Chelsea had a busy last moment transfer deadline day as manager Antonio Conte upped the ante and secured defender Davide Zappacosta after missing out on several other targets. (more...)
Sheldon Richardson Reportedly Traded to Seattle; Jets Get Jermaine Kearse, Picks Sheldon Richardson Reportedly Traded to Seattle; Jets Get Jermaine Kearse, Picks
- September 02, 2017

And Seattle is looking at the possibility that this could be a one-year rental as Richardson will be an unrestricted free agent this season with some thinking he could command a salary beginning in 2018 that would make him among the highest-paid defensive linemen in the National Football League - and more highly-paid than any Seahawk other than Russell Wilson , which would undoubtedly be a little dicey. (more...)
Angels trade for OF Upton, 2B Phillips
- September 02, 2017

Upton doesn't just help the Angels' playoff push immediately (they're a game out of the second wild card entering play Thursday). That's also true because August 31 is the last day a trade can be made that will allow the acquisition to play on the postseason roster. (more...)
Cameroon needs four points to qualify for Russian Federation 2018- Hugo Broos Cameroon needs four points to qualify for Russian Federation 2018- Hugo Broos
- September 02, 2017

Team captain Mikel John Obi is at the head of 22 players who were as at Tuesday morning in the Akwa Ibom State capital for the big encounter, with only Cyprus -based Abdullahi Shehu and Russian Federation -based Aaron Samuel still expected at the Ibom Meridien Hotel. (more...)
Victor Lindelof: 'It has been tough start to Manchester United career'
- August 31, 2017

Jose Mourinho has confirmed Victor Lindelof and Chris Smalling will start for Manchester United in the Champions League Group stage draw against FC Basel. United have now become the latest name to be linked to the 25-year-old as reports suggest that Mourinho is keen to bring Mahrez to Manchester to complete his first-team squad. (more...)
Starting RB Jordan Scarlett suspended Starting RB Jordan Scarlett suspended
- August 31, 2017

Wells redshirted previous year as a freshman. Scarlett, who practiced on Tuesday, and Wells are suspended from all team activities and will not travel for the No. The 5-foot-10, 213-pound south Florida native led UF with 179 carries, 889 rushing yards and six touchdowns as a sophomore last season. Gators coach Jim McElwain is expected to address the latest suspensions after practice today, but the news isn't good for Florida. (more...)
Tamim, Shakib in recovery stand after Cummins' early blows Tamim, Shakib in recovery stand after Cummins' early blows
- August 28, 2017

First it was Glenn Maxwell, used so reluctantly with the ball in India, to break through. "The amount of effort that goes in from those two to go in and perform like they did in those type of conditions.it was pretty tough out there, I'm not going to lie". (more...)
Ronda Rousey And Travis Browne Get Married Tonight Ronda Rousey And Travis Browne Get Married Tonight
- August 28, 2017

According to White, Rousey is now concentrating on her upcoming wedding this weekend, August 26, 2017. Unlike many other MMA stars, Ronda Rousey will not attend tonight's highly anticipated Mayweather vs. Later, Webb accused Browne of domestic violence but the latter denied this. After missing almost all of 2016, Rousey returned to challenge current champion Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 on December 30 in Las Vegas but was knocked out in just 48 seconds. (more...)
Andy Murray the latest to withdraw from US Open due to injury Andy Murray the latest to withdraw from US Open due to injury
- August 27, 2017

Asked if he hopes to play again this season, Murray added: "I'll definitely make a decision on that in the next few days". The Briton has joined the likes of Stan Wawrinka, Novak Djokovic and Kei Nishikori in withdrawing from the last grand slam of the season, making it three of the four semi-finalists from a year ago at Flushing Meadow now out of the tournament. (more...)
Cabrera Suspended Seven Games, Sanchez And Wilson Four
- August 27, 2017

The teams got into a series of scraps in Thursday's game, starting when Yankees pitcher Tommy Kahnle threw behind Tigers star Miguel Cabrera in the bottom of the sixth inning. The Detroit offense managed eight hits with Nicholas Castellanos leaving the yard twice and driving in three while Ian Kinsler recorded an RBI. Romine was banned for "fighting, including throwing punches", and Ausmus got barred "for the intentional actions of Wilson while warnings were in place". (more...)
Ronaldo, Martens scoop UEFA awards Ronaldo, Martens scoop UEFA awards
- August 25, 2017

Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos was named defender of the season and his team-mate Luka Modric claimed the midfielder award. Though Messi had 54 goals in 52 matches, what seemed to put CR7 over the top was the winning, both the UCL and La Liga. (more...)
How to Watch the Champions League Group Stage Draw How to Watch the Champions League Group Stage Draw
- August 24, 2017

They would avoid teams like Napoli , Tottenham Hotspur and Roma if they were elevated to pot three. The first games will take place on Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 September, with the group phase concluding with matchday six on Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 December. (more...)
Barcelona sue Neymar for $13.7m in alleged breach of contract Barcelona sue Neymar for $13.7m in alleged breach of contract
- August 23, 2017

On Tuesday, the Catalan club said they were chasing 8.5 million euros (£7.8million) in damages with a 10 per cent addition and, that if Neymar could not pay, PSG should. The club also claims that the Paris Saint-Germain subsidiarily assumes payment of these amounts in case the player cannot take over. What could you buy for Neymar's transfer fee? Neymar did not publicly say he was considering a move to PSG until August 3, the day Barcelona terminated his contract and he signed ... (more...)
Barcelona to forego shirt names in tribute to terror attack victims Barcelona to forego shirt names in tribute to terror attack victims
- August 21, 2017

After holding a minute's silence before training on Friday, Barca will continue their tributes going into the start of the league season against Real Betis . Barcelona players will also wear black armbands and shirts with " Barcelona " replacing individual names on the back. Notably, all the matches that were held in Spain across the weekend, observed a minute's silence. (more...)