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ESPN host calls Trump a 'white supremacist' ESPN host calls Trump a 'white supremacist'
- September 13, 2017

ESPN is distancing itself from Jemele Hill's "white supremacist" comments about President Donald Trump . The network said it had spoken to Hill and called her comments inappropriate. ESPN said it addressed the issue with Hill, who will not be suspended or further punished for her expressing her views online. This afternoon, after the tweets grabbed a lot of attention, ESPN sent out the following statement, noting that Hill recognizes her actions were "inappropriate". (more...)
Real Madrid's Marco Asensio: 'Neymar leaving Barcelona for PSG is strange' Real Madrid's Marco Asensio: 'Neymar leaving Barcelona for PSG is strange'
- September 13, 2017

The Portuguese global has won the prestigious award four times already and looks set to make it five after winning La Liga, the Champions League and Spanish Supercup last season. The Brazilian superstar became the world's most expensive footballer when he signed for Paris Saint-Germain in a reported £200m deal in the summer. (more...)
Danica Patrick will not return to Stewart-Haas Racing next season
- September 13, 2017

There was always been speculation regarding Danica Patrick's future at Stewart-Haas Racing, but finally there was some clarity on Tuesday. In a team release concerning the sponsor's departure, it revealed that Almirola, the car's primary driver for multiple years (and the owner of RPM's most recent win in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series), would depart after 2017. (more...)
Sainz poised for Renault switch in Malaysia Sainz poised for Renault switch in Malaysia
- September 13, 2017

They're all tied up in a co-dependent matrix of plans for next season, and McLaren-Honda's at the center of the whole circus. With their Sauber and Toro Rosso plans falling through over the summer, their only option is to stick with McLaren. (more...)
Diego Costa Wrap Up Deal — Atletico Madrid
- September 13, 2017

The London club is expecting to receive 60 million euros payment for the striker . That would be the most expensive transfer in Atletico Madrid history. Having left Los Rojiblancos for Stamford Bridge in 2014 after winning La Liga, Costa has repeatedly expressed a desire to return to Madrid throughout the summer. (more...)
Chile fans protest Alexis Sanchez's girlfriend Chile fans protest Alexis Sanchez's girlfriend
- September 13, 2017

Arsenal will be desperate to get back to winning ways following a disappointing start to the season when we entertain Bournemouth at the Emirates this weekend. The only obstacle in this would be even though he is now available to move for free, the player's registration could be kept by Arsenal . "I saw him gone, I saw him out of physical shape, totally. (more...)
Stephon Marbury announces he's attempting National Basketball Association comeback Stephon Marbury announces he's attempting National Basketball Association comeback
- September 13, 2017

In this April 9, 2017, photo, former NBA All Star Stephon Marbury attends an NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and the Toronto Raptors in New York. It ended with the Knicks and Marbury agreeing on a buyout in 2009 after the point guard was benched for his final season in NY. Back in 2000, when he was still playing with the New Jersey Nets, the Georgia Tech product told the NYPD that he had a 24-inch diamond necklace worth $150,000 stolen from him at gunpoint in Manhattan. (more...)
Manchester City 5-0 Liverpool: Match reaction Manchester City 5-0 Liverpool: Match reaction
- September 13, 2017

In the 38th minute Sadio Mane was sent off and Liverpool effectively threw in the towel. This is the first time that Mane has picked up a Premier League Player of the Month award since his move to England from Austrian side Red Bull Salzburg in 2014. (more...)
Joshua v Pulev a record breaker as fans snap up 70000 tickets Joshua v Pulev a record breaker as fans snap up 70000 tickets
- September 12, 2017

Confirmation today from Matchroom boxing of one of the "worst kept" secrets in boxing circles and that is that Ireland's Olympic Gold medallist Katie Taylor will feature on the undercard of the World Heavyweight title fight in Cardiff between Anthony Joshua and Kubrat Pulev at the Principality Stadium (formerly Millennium ) in Cardiff October 28th. (more...)
Philippe Coutinho trains with Liverpool ahead of Champions League opener
- September 12, 2017

We can use this four or five days for real and proper training... The Senegal forward incurred a direct red card for a high challenge on City goalkeeper Ederson in the 37th minute and is set to miss Saturday's league game against Burnley and two upcoming games at Leicester City, one in the league and one in the League Cup. (more...)
Didier Drogba Impressed By Alvaro Morata's Superb Chelsea Start Didier Drogba Impressed By Alvaro Morata's Superb Chelsea Start
- September 12, 2017

Chelsea make their return to Champions League football tonight, with Antonio Conte's men facing Qarabag at Stamford Bridge. The Blues striker has netted three goals in four games following his arrival from Real Madrid in the summer. "It's not easy adapting to a new country with a different style of play but I am working hard. History tells you Chelsea may go on and win by three or four but we showed a lot of character and resilience", said Shakespeare. (more...)
Roy Hodgson: Ex-England manager 'close' to being named Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson: Ex-England manager 'close' to being named Crystal Palace boss
- September 12, 2017

Former Palace caretaker-boss Ray Lewington will again link with Hodgson as assistant manager, while a new first-team coach will be announced shortly. 94 - Hodgson is still remembered fondly for his heroics while in charge of Fulham, where he managed a personal-best 94 Premier League matches between 2007 and 2010. (more...)
Raiders put Sebastian Janikowski on injured reserve, call up Giorgio Tavecchio Raiders put Sebastian Janikowski on injured reserve, call up Giorgio Tavecchio
- September 12, 2017

Tavecchio has never played in a regular season game, but he has spent time with Oakland in each of the last four preseasons. Janikowski's 1,799 points are the 10th most in National Football League history, and his 268 games and 17 seasons played are Raiders records. (more...)
Jaguars confirm WR Robinson out for season with knee injury Jaguars confirm WR Robinson out for season with knee injury
- September 12, 2017

You watch a player who has done everything that you've asked him to do and was really set up for a great year. Even if he only suffered a partial tear of his ACL, he'd likely be out for the rest of the season while preparing to hit free agency in the spring. (more...)
Stephen Curry responds to Kevin Durant's Under Armour dig Stephen Curry responds to Kevin Durant's Under Armour dig
- September 12, 2017

Durant, a top Nike endorser, and Curry both have their own signature basketball shoes at their respective brands. "I told him that he has a certain opinion based on his experience growing up in the Nike business", Curry told the Charlotte Observer . (more...)
Manchester United now have no weaknesses, says Basel coach Wicky
- September 12, 2017

They will be without the services of the suspended duo of Eric Bailly and Phil Jones for the game. They are on the same level, just different players. The most European glamour Romelu Lukaku has experienced is against perennial Welsh champions TNS with Anderlecht. Teams from the Premier League have only progressed beyond the last 16 on four occasions since Chelsea won the tournament in 2012. (more...)
Kobe Bryant's Lakers Jersey Retirement Date Set Kobe Bryant's Lakers Jersey Retirement Date Set
- September 12, 2017

According to both TMZ Sports and ESPN.com, the Lakers plan to retire Bryant's jersey in a ceremony on December 18 against the Golden State Warriors (which will air on NBA TV at 10:30 p.m. Which one will the Lakers hang in the rafters at Staples Center? The question now is which jersey gets retired. Bryant wore No. 8 from 1996 as a rookie through the 2006 season, when he switched to No. (more...)
Knicks legend Oakley suing Dolan, MSG Knicks legend Oakley suing Dolan, MSG
- September 12, 2017

Oakley files this Complaint to set the record straight and to hold Defendants responsible for their reprehensible conduct". It is also worth noting that Oakley previously accepted a deal to have the charges stemming from the now infamous incident dismissed. (more...)
Warriors find jersey patch partner Warriors find jersey patch partner
- September 12, 2017

Golden State's agreement with Rakuten is reportedly worth almost double the one between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Goodyear, which is now the NBA's second most lucrative deal. Interestingly, despite this deal almost doubling the next highest National Basketball Association jersey sponsorship deal, the Warriors said this was not even the biggest offer they received. (more...)
FA steps up cyber security measures ahead of World Cup FA steps up cyber security measures ahead of World Cup
- September 12, 2017

As part of the plans, all FA computers and devices will have advanced cybersecurity software installed and players and staff have been told not to use public Wi-Fi or overshare on social media whilst in the country, according to the Guardian . (more...)
Bale explains why he favours Real Madrid stay over Man Utd move Bale explains why he favours Real Madrid stay over Man Utd move
- September 12, 2017

Will Neymar's light shine brighter at PSG? Have they got the players to win it? "I believe I have been playing very well and this has been replicated by the fans and the club who have shown me a lot of love". Bale, at his best, is undoubtedly among the best players of this generation. "I've been kicking a football since I was three years old and this was always my dream, but I've often felt like giving up". (more...)
Alexis Sanchez 'focused' and 'full of desire' to play for Arsenal - Wenger Alexis Sanchez 'focused' and 'full of desire' to play for Arsenal - Wenger
- September 12, 2017

Arsenal's Danny Welbeck (second right) celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game with team mates during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London . "I can't hide it". Three minutes into the start of the second half, Bournemouth had the chance to pull one back through Jermain Defoe , after he headed a cross from Jordan Ibe but would watch his effort get denied by the woodwork. (more...)
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger: 'Alexis Sanchez is not fat' Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger: 'Alexis Sanchez is not fat'
- September 12, 2017

Wenger does not believe the ill feeling will last, however, claiming he does not know the reasons behind the reaction and expects Sanchez to get the fans back on side. "We have to accept those responses from people", Wenger said when asked about the negative reaction from some quarters. The best way to get them on your side is to perform'. (more...)
Sergio Dipp's 'Monday Night Football' Debut Disaster Torched on Twitter Sergio Dipp's 'Monday Night Football' Debut Disaster Torched on Twitter
- September 12, 2017

Mowins, who became just the second woman to call an National Football League game, dragged him through a night that seemed more like a preseason dress rehearsal than a Week 1 showtime (though Dipp helped that feeling). Because all I wanted to do was to show some love to these two historical head coaches. Though it doesn't hold the same cultural status as yesteryear, there remains a certain aura and gravitas around Monday Night Football . (more...)
Man City 5-0 Liverpool: 10 man reds throw in the towel Man City 5-0 Liverpool: 10 man reds throw in the towel
- September 12, 2017

Liverpool suffered their worst defeat under the management of Juergen Klopp with their 5-0 crushing at the hands of Manchester City - a result the German said he wanted to forget quickly. However, Mane, who was stretching to reach the pass, lead with his foot, and accidentally connected with the face of the Citizens onrushing no.1 in a nasty collision. (more...)