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Verstappen leads final Singapore F1 practice, Red Bull completes sweep Verstappen leads final Singapore F1 practice, Red Bull completes sweep
- September 16, 2017

Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull) - 144 points 5. His team-mate Fernando Alonso was on course to improve his time, but had to back out of it when the virtual safety auto was deployed for the Vettel incident, and he ended up seventh. It seems Mercedes have also turned their attentions to Red Bull, having previously installed closest Constructors' Championship challengers Ferrari as the pre-race favourites thanks to their high-downforce advantage. (more...)
Europa League: UEFA charge Arsenal, Cologne over crowd trouble Europa League: UEFA charge Arsenal, Cologne over crowd trouble
- September 16, 2017

Chelsea are massive 4/5 favourites on Sunday. His whole game, attitude and approach are a breath of fresh air. When asked about the experience of playing in European football's second tier club cup competition, as opposed to their customary campaign in the Champions League , Bellerin said: "It's a new competition for us and we had to set the tone". (more...)
Australia beats Argentina 45-20 in Rugby Championship Australia beats Argentina 45-20 in Rugby Championship
- September 16, 2017

Folau's first try came after the Wallabies moved the ball quickly from one side of the field to another before flyhalf Bernard Foley found Folau on the fly. The Pumas butchered an opportunity to score the first try in the 20th minute when Sanchez's pass to Emiliano Boffelli went forward but scrumhalf Landajo made no mistake four minutes later when he spun over the line from a ruck. (more...)
Antonio Conte: Chelsea can beat Arsenal if no one is sent off Antonio Conte: Chelsea can beat Arsenal if no one is sent off
- September 16, 2017

Arsenal have endured a more turbulent start to the season, with defeats at Stoke and Liverpool piling pressure on Gunners boss Arsene Wenger. Conte sees it differently and expects Arsenal to mount a title challenge after the disappointment of last season's fifth-place finish. (more...)
Royals Snap Indians' Winning Streak At 22 Games, Four Short Of Record Royals Snap Indians' Winning Streak At 22 Games, Four Short Of Record
- September 16, 2017

J.A. Happ (9-10) struck out five and won his third straight start. All good things must come to an end and the Cleveland Indians' win streak is over after 22 games in Major League Baseball . Vargas is winless in each of his past two starts against Cleveland, allowing four runs in both starts. As a sellout crowd gave the team a standing ovation after the loss, Indians players came onto the field to applaud the crowd. (more...)
Arsenal, Cologne soccer teams face probe over fan 'disorder' Arsenal, Cologne soccer teams face probe over fan 'disorder'
- September 16, 2017

Antonio Conte says Chelsea's Premier League clash with Arsenal should go ahead on Sunday despite an explosive device being detonated on a tube train near the club's west London stadium. You can not blame people for expecting the Gunners to get rolled over at Stamford Bridge but that lower expectation on the shoulders of the Arsenal players might just help us to get the job done. (more...)
Fernando Llorente on Why He Chose Tottenham Hotspur Over Chelsea FC Fernando Llorente on Why He Chose Tottenham Hotspur Over Chelsea FC
- September 16, 2017

A Spanish global striker has revealed why he made a decision to snub Chelsea for their London rivals on Deadline Day. "At the very last minute Pochettino called me and convinced me [to join Tottenham .] The Tottenham project is impressive". (more...)
Mourinho on why he needs Man United to score more goals
- September 16, 2017

Manchester United defender, Daley Blind believes his new teammate Romelu Lukaku can fire Manchester United to his first league title in five years after joining the Red Devils this summer in a deal worth £75 million from Everton . "He's a legend, he deserves to be welcomed that way, but during the match he's an Everton player who will want to win the game". "I think he has come here at the right moment", Mourinho added. (more...)
JP Duminy retires from Test cricket JP Duminy retires from Test cricket
- September 16, 2017

He also took 42 wickets with his part-time off-spin. "And I've been fortunate enough to experience some memorable highlights with the Proteas". He was dropped from the starting XI after the Lord's Test in July - the first of a four-match series - sent home from the tour after the second match and opted out of the opening round of first-class matches, which starts on Tuesday, heightening speculation his long-form career was over. (more...)
Richard Branson's private island 'completely devastated' by Hurricane Irma (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
- September 16, 2017

Buildings damaged by hurricane Irma are seen from the air on the British Virgin Islands , September 10, 2017. The hurricane's historically savage winds and flooding has left at least 34 dead, the Associated Press reported . In a news conference in the Pointe-a-Pitre airport, Mr Macron said the government's "top priority" is to help island residents return to normal life. (more...)
Never thought of coaching the Indian cricket team: Sehwag Never thought of coaching the Indian cricket team: Sehwag
- September 16, 2017

In an explosive interview to India TV , Sehwag also revealed that he would like to change his name. I thought since they are requesting me, I should help them. Shastri's tenure meanwhile has got off to a rollicking start with team India clean-sweeping the Test and limited-overs series during the recently concluded tour of Sri Lanka. (more...)
Anti-doping group wants Winter Games ban of Russian leaders
- September 16, 2017

It added that they remained committed to providing criteria for individual Russian athletes to compete as neutrals if they have been subject to "robust anti-doping protocols"."The failure to expeditiously investigate individual Russian athlete doping poses a clear and present danger for clean athletes worldwide and at the 2018 Winter Games", the group said. (more...)
Newcastle vs Stoke: Benitez could recall duo, Hughes has defensive decision Newcastle vs Stoke: Benitez could recall duo, Hughes has defensive decision
- September 16, 2017

They are set to be boosted by the return of manager Rafa Benitez to the touchline, and even could be further boosted with 2 of Potters' important first XI members injured and unable to make boss Mark Hughes' matchday squad. "Jack knew my ideas before, and he knows my ideas now", said the Newcastle boss. "Football is like this, sometimes you change and sometimes you need to leave. (more...)
Chelsea were 'unlucky' in FA Cup final loss to Arsenal - Antonio Conte Chelsea were 'unlucky' in FA Cup final loss to Arsenal - Antonio Conte
- September 16, 2017

Arsenal are back on form with two wins in a row but face Chelsea fresh from a 6-0 thumping of Qarabag. Victories over Bournemouth and Cologne have done little to silence the fans, who claim Wenger is no longer the man for the job after 13 years without a league title. (more...)
Nike releases all new National Basketball Association 'statement edition' alternate jerseys at media event Nike releases all new National Basketball Association 'statement edition' alternate jerseys at media event
- September 16, 2017

Nike has already been unveiling several special edition "statement" jerseys that will be available this season, including the Warriors' "The Town" jersey and a uniform honoring the Cavs' games 5 and 7 of the 2016 Finals. The differences between the new and old black uniforms include a lack of sleeves and the addition of faint gray lines, which the Cavaliers say, "invoke imagery of the grain of the sword to represent our team's toughness on court". (more...)
Marcelo Signs New Deal With Real Madrid Marcelo Signs New Deal With Real Madrid
- September 16, 2017

Marcelo has made 414 appearances in total for Real Madrid . Isco signed a new five-year contract at the Bernabeu earlier this week despite speculation linking him with a move elsewhere, and he has revealed that Barcelona were interested in signing him. (more...)
Karti Chidambaram refuses to appear before CBI in Aircel Maxis case Karti Chidambaram refuses to appear before CBI in Aircel Maxis case
- September 16, 2017

He said in Aircel-Maxis, he had approved minutes after the recommendation by the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB). Former Finance Minister P Chidamabarm today targeted the CBI for allegedly harassing his son Karti in the Aircel-Maxis case. (more...)
Eden Hazard shows off skills at Cobham ahead of Chelsea v Arsenal
- September 16, 2017

The Gunners also handed Conte the most chastening defeat of his reign earlier that season with a 3-0 victory in the league, as well as defeating Chelsea in the Community Shield at the start of this term. A lot of time it's very hard to understand why. Why? Conte is likely to make a number of changes after rotating his players for the Qarabag contest, while he downplayed the significance of Arsenal having played Cologne on Thursday, giving them less recovery time. (more...)
Wenger Confident Ahead Of Chelsea's Clash Wenger Confident Ahead Of Chelsea's Clash
- September 16, 2017

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has admitted that Arsenal are challengers for the title, ahead of Sunday's derby between the two London giants. "I have another day to check the physical condition of all my players". They have lost only one player, [Alex] Oxlade-Chamberlain, and they have kept all of their players. They are now on a four-game winning run in all competitions, and they seemed to have given a strong response to their critics - who had claimed that Antonio Conte's side ... (more...)
UEFA opens proceedings over crowd trouble at Arsenal-Cologne game UEFA opens proceedings over crowd trouble at Arsenal-Cologne game
- September 16, 2017

Arsenal said they had launched a "full review into the circumstances surrounding the game and will ensure any lessons that can be learned are used in the future". Cologne faces fines of at least €6,500 [£5,708] after at least three flares were lit during the match and the crowd clashed with officials but that penalty is likely to increase for other infringements. (more...)
New England Patriots QB Tom Brady on CBS: 'I understand the risks'
- September 16, 2017

When asked if 2017 will be his final season, Brady replied with an emphatic "no". Bundchen told CBS This Morning in May that Brady has unreported concussions . Brady: "I've never tied it". The interview - which was conducted in the offseason as part of the promotion for his new book, "The TB12 Method: How to Achieve a Lifetime of Sustained Peak Performance" - took place at Brady's home and also at the TB12 Sports Therapy Center in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (more...)
Jose Mourinho on Wayne Rooney, Romelu Lukaku Sunday Narratives
- September 16, 2017

Rooney is set to play against the side for which scored a record 253 goals and his former manager is in no doubt regarding how the Liverpudlian should be greeted. "We are totally obsessed with talking about attacking players and skills, but actually defending is an art that is just as important". "He started the season really well, we've had one match per week we've been going with the same players". (more...)
Jeffrey Sandusky pleads guilty to 14 counts of child sex abuse Jeffrey Sandusky pleads guilty to 14 counts of child sex abuse
- September 16, 2017

Schultz, 68, is now serving a 6-to-23 month sentence for one count of child endangerment. "According to the district attorney's office, Sandusky will become a Tier III sex offender, the highest level in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania". Sandusky instructed the victim in follow-up texts to delete the messages and to not tell anyone. The texts were discovered by the father of the younger girl. (more...)
Cubs score seven in sixth inning to beat Cardinals Cubs score seven in sixth inning to beat Cardinals
- September 16, 2017

Louis Cardinals 8-2 on Friday afternoon. Baker didn't eject him then, but he did after Martinez singled to right field on 3-2, driving in a run to give the Cardinals a 2-1 lead. "I am not patting ourselves on the back, but you have to have some experience to deal with that kind of moment". The pitch was nearly right down the middle of the plate and it was called a ball by Baker. (more...)
Jose Mourinho And Ander Herrera Involved In Bust-Up Last Season Jose Mourinho And Ander Herrera Involved In Bust-Up Last Season
- September 16, 2017

Jose Mourinho is furious with Manchester United ace Paul Pogba . The former Juventus star will also sit out next Wednesday's League Cup third-round tie with Burton as well as the Champions League trip to CSKA Moscow later this month. Speaking after the match against Basel, Mourinho admitted he was unaware of the extent of the injury but stressed that he would not "cry" after Pogba's latest setback. (more...)