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New Palace boss Hodgson calling for character and desire from players New Palace boss Hodgson calling for character and desire from players
- September 14, 2017

Frank de Boer gestures as he walks off the pitch at half-time during Crystal palace's match against Burnley last Sunday (Sept 10). Hodgson, whose first game in charge will be against Southampton on Saturday, had graduated through the youth team ranks at Palace in the 1960s and has spoken of his pride at a homecoming. (more...)
Saints defender Van Dijk could return at Palace Saints defender Van Dijk could return at Palace
- September 14, 2017

Boss Pellegrino said: "Virgil was training well". "The amount of games I see where the ball goes out of play, and that's when you actually become alive as a midfielder, defensive midfield player or in defence, you switch on then because they've got the ball and they've got it off the pitch and they want the ball because they want to attack you, so why aren't they switching on?" "But tomorrow (Friday) we will decide (whether he plays against Crystal Palace)". (more...)
Socceroos to play Syria in Malaysia Socceroos to play Syria in Malaysia
- September 14, 2017

Malaysia's Hang Jebat Stadium has been confirmed as the host venue for the Socceroos' regional play-off first leg against Syria on 5 October. The match will kick off at 8pm local time, 11pm AEST. Syria, which has never reached the World Cup finals, secured third spot in Group A with a win in Tehran against already qualified Iran. The point meant Syria finished third in the standings, and will therefore meet Australia, the third-placed team from Group B. (more...)
Marcelo Signs New Contract With Real Madrid Marcelo Signs New Contract With Real Madrid
- September 14, 2017

Spain midfielder Isco has signed a new contract with Real Madrid that will keep him at the club until 2022. Marcelo, who joined Madrid from Fluminense in 2007, will appear at a press conference at the Bernabeu at 2pm CEST on Thursday. (more...)
Bengals rookie WR Ross expected to play vs. Texans Bengals rookie WR Ross expected to play vs. Texans
- September 14, 2017

He did not get a chance to run the first-team offense a lot this preseason, so he is bound to struggle early. So, what can we expect in store in Cincinnati? After one week of the 2017 National Football League season, though, you have to wonder if the Texans wished that they still had Osweiler on the roster. (more...)
Woodhead Moved To IR, Will Miss At Least 8 Weeks Woodhead Moved To IR, Will Miss At Least 8 Weeks
- September 14, 2017

Langford, who played at Westland John Glenn, was drafted by the Bears in the fourth round in 2015. Langford never got the job back and finished with 200 rushing yards and four touchdowns and 142 receiving yards on 19 catches. He had three catches for 33 yards on the Ravens' opening drive at Cincinnati before re-aggravating a hamstring injury that he first sustained during the second preseason game at Miami. (more...)
Odell Beckham is back Odell Beckham is back
- September 14, 2017

Beckham on Thursday not only warmed up with his teammates, but - for the first time - he participated in the Protect the Duke ball-security drill that always comes right after the warmup and stretching period. He has been the target of much criticism over the past several months, skipping Giants' organized team activities to work out on his own earlier in the offseason. (more...)
USF's schedule rearranged, UConn game back on USF's schedule rearranged, UConn game back on
- September 14, 2017

ECU's open date will now be on Saturday, Oct. 28, the day it was supposed to have played Houston . Instead of a bye week that was to follow, the Huskies will play East Carolina Sept. The game would take place unless Florida International qualifies for the Conference USA championship game, also played December 2. USF will now host Cincinnati on October 14 instead of playing a non-conference game with UMass and will play Houston on October 28. (more...)
Watch out, Tottenham: Raiola and Mendes both want Alli Watch out, Tottenham: Raiola and Mendes both want Alli
- September 14, 2017

Mendes and Raiola have, in recent years, become nearly as famous as the respective stable of players they represent. The 21-year-old moved in with Hickford's family when he was 13 and so close is their relationship that Hickford is likely to be employed by whichever agent Alli chooses. (more...)
Alonso announcement 'a couple of weeks' away Alonso announcement 'a couple of weeks' away
- September 14, 2017

However, things have not gone to plan with McLaren-Honda failing to challenge and Alonso alone failing to complete six races this season with his best result to date being a sixth place finish. Palmer dismissed suggestions he would be replaced at the following round in Malaysia and insisted in Singapore he would be with Renault for the remaining seven races of the season. (more...)
Alex Smith admits this season may be his last in Kansas City Alex Smith admits this season may be his last in Kansas City
- September 14, 2017

The amusing thing about Smith's award is that if he were to win it again in Week 1 next season, he may be doing it for a different team. After K.C. brass traded up to draft Patrick Mahomes in the first round, Smith knew the score. "I haven't reached my potential as a quarterback", he said. " The culture at the time in the building, those first six years for me, I knew that it was really dysfunctional ", Smith continued. (more...)
Everton eyeing Jan move for Celtic youngster Anthony Ralston Everton eyeing Jan move for Celtic youngster Anthony Ralston
- September 14, 2017

Everton boss Ronald Koeman is reportedly weighing up a move for Celtic youngster Anthony Ralston , after his emergence into the club's first team. Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United are also apparently interested in Ralston, a product of Celtic's youth academy. "I don't care. Like I said , everybody is different, so I won't lose any sleep over it". (more...)
Michael Bennett Says He Was 'Terrified' During Police Encounter Michael Bennett Says He Was 'Terrified' During Police Encounter
- September 14, 2017

ABC News also interviewed Bennett , who said that he was absolutely terrified during the 10 minutes that he was in police custody. After the fight, Bennett says he headed back to his hotel when he heard what he thought were gunshots and saw people running. (more...)
David Pastrnak signs 6-year, $40 million deal with Bruins David Pastrnak signs 6-year, $40 million deal with Bruins
- September 14, 2017

He trailed only Brad Marchand , who owns a $6.125 million cap hit, for the team-lead in points. He added two goals and two assists in six playoff games, while averaging over 21 minutes of ice time per contest. He has 59 goals and 64 assists in 172 career regular season games. He ranked tied for 10th in goals and tied for 18th in points in the National Hockey League last season. (more...)
Serena Williams reveals first photos of her daughter Serena Williams reveals first photos of her daughter
- September 14, 2017

The video showed Williams at different stages of her pregnancy. "So we're leaving the hospital after six days. It's been a long time", the athlete says in the clip. The video ends with a profile for Baby Alexis, revealing her birthday: September 1, 2017, her weight: 6lb 14oz and crediting her with the Australian Open win when she was in Serena's tummy earlier this year, with the final line reading, 'Grand slam titles: 1'. (more...)
Hurricane Irma a tough blow to Florida agriculture Hurricane Irma a tough blow to Florida agriculture
- September 14, 2017

Today, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam took an aerial tour to survey areas impacted by Hurricane Irma, including citrus groves in Central and Southwest Florida. Lochridge said the devastating storm "uprooted trees, but that is not as big of a problem, which is good for the growers longer-term". LLC, estimated it lost 75 percent of its early-mid oranges and 65 percent of its Valencias. (more...)
Maybe Saints can replace Brandin Cooks, but can they stop him? Maybe Saints can replace Brandin Cooks, but can they stop him?
- September 14, 2017

Payton and Belichick, however, have met only twice as opposing head coaches in the regular season since 2006, splitting both games. And the opponent for the Saints gets tougher in mindset for Week 2 as they are set to take on the New England Patriots . (more...)
ECP issues bailable arrest warrants for Imran Khan in contempt case ECP issues bailable arrest warrants for Imran Khan in contempt case
- September 14, 2017

After hearing Babar Awan , the ECP issued bailable arrest warrants for Imran Khan and ordered him to appear in the next hearing on Sept 25. The commission also directed Khan to submit a surety bond of Rs100,000 for bail until September 25. (more...)
Jamie Carragher: Harry Kane would be my first Premier League pick Jamie Carragher: Harry Kane would be my first Premier League pick
- September 14, 2017

Joe Hart even managed to keep a clean sheet. August may not be Harry Kane's favourite month in the world, but September is proving to be a different ball game. "If I was a manager and I could pick one player from the Premier League in my team, I'd pick Harry Kane because I think he's an absolute guarantee every season of 25 goals". (more...)
Lashkar commander behind Amarnath Yatra attack killed in Kashmir Lashkar commander behind Amarnath Yatra attack killed in Kashmir
- September 14, 2017

Seven Amarnath pilgrims, including six women, were killed and at least 12 others wounded when a bus they were travelling in was caught in a crossfire between militants and the Jammu and Kashmir police in southern Anantnag district on July 10. (more...)
Salah misses Liverpool training ahead of Sevilla game Salah misses Liverpool training ahead of Sevilla game
- September 14, 2017

Although, by the time he came onto the pitch, the game was already won as City eased to a 5-0 victory. What time does Liverpool v Sevilla kick-off and which TV channel will be showing the Champions League clash? Boss Jurgen Klopp has confirmed he will draft in Karius for the Reds' return to the Champions League as he continues to chop and change between Simon Mignolet and the German. (more...)
Moses rested as Chelsea thrash Qarabag in Champions League opener Moses rested as Chelsea thrash Qarabag in Champions League opener
- September 14, 2017

Davide Zappacosta played very well and Eden Hazard is trying to find his best form. The Italy right-back capped a lung-bursting run with a cross that flew in for Chelsea's second goal. It's a very hard period for us. Michy Batshuayi, who netted the fifth goal, added: "It is good for me and it is good for the team". "We made lots of errors". (more...)
Manchester Utd can swagger to league title, says Mourinho Manchester Utd can swagger to league title, says Mourinho
- September 14, 2017

United have not won at Stoke in the league since April 2013, but are the early pace-setters in the league, topping the table after winning all three of their matches so far with 10 goals scored and none conceded. "With one more goal we win 3-2 but without the mistake at the corner we win 2-1 and Lukaku's miss does not matter". "Maybe that's why he didn't want to shake my hand". (more...)
Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) Moves into Overbought Territory Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) Moves into Overbought Territory
- September 14, 2017

Archford Capital Strategies LLC boosted its position in shares of Centene Corporation by 70,697.3% during the second quarter. State Treasurer State of MI increased its stake in Centene Corporation by 0.7% in the third quarter. Insiders have sold 43,167 shares of company stock worth $3,470,973 over the last three months. The Chairman, President and CEO now owns $303,309,216 of the stock according to the SEC filing. (more...)
Eden Hazard On Bench - Chelsea Team vs Leicester Confirmed Eden Hazard On Bench - Chelsea Team vs Leicester Confirmed
- September 14, 2017

He scored but he also made a lot of good runs. "But I am pleased for him because after a bad injury it is great to see him with us". 'I covered Chelsea at the weekend and they were very impressive, ' Arsenal legend Nicholas told Sky Sports. (more...)