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Cowboys up three spots in AP poll Cowboys up three spots in AP poll
- September 17, 2017

Louisville (2-1) dropped from No. 14 to No. 19 after losing at home to Clemson. The Sooners stayed at No. 3 in the Coaches Poll. Georgia (3-0) is No. One team that plummeted was LSU (2-1), which fell from No. 12 to 25 after being routed 37-7 by Mississippi State. With all of the top 10 teams in the poll securing victories on Saturday, there was not much movement at the front of the pack beyond USC and Penn State swapping No. (more...)
United Welcome Everton to Old Trafford
- September 17, 2017

United showcased some of their economic power in the off-season, including buying Romelu Lukaku for a reported £75million from Everton . Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has described rumours that Paul Pogba is set for 12 weeks on the sidelines as "nonsense information". (more...)
Jaguars CB Jalen Ramsey questionable to play against Titans Jaguars CB Jalen Ramsey questionable to play against Titans
- September 17, 2017

The Yulee, native scored on a powerful 17-yard run to put his team up 16-3 with 6:36 remaining in the third quarter. Mariota was able to lead Tennessee into field goal range and kicker Ryan Succop made his second attempt of the game. Fournette powered in from a yard out in the fourth quarter, after the game had always been decided. Succop's 41-yard field goal on the final play of the half made it 6-3, Titans. (more...)
DeShone Kizer Exits Game Due to Migrane, Kevin Hogan Stars At Quarterback DeShone Kizer Exits Game Due to Migrane, Kevin Hogan Stars At Quarterback
- September 17, 2017

Before exiting the game, Kizer had completed 6-of-11 passes for 81 yards with no touchdowns and an interception on a tipped pass. The rookie also had one carry for 13 yards. The hope is that Kizer will be okay, and this is nothing more than just a frustrating head ache. However, if Hogan plays well and Kizer takes a while to recover, they could have their 28th, starting next week. (more...)
EPL: Chelsea must play despite London terror attack, says Conte
- September 17, 2017

The French tactician started off with four players at the back and later on switched to a three-man defence last season and it proved to be a right decision. Arsenal were the better side in the opening period and such a tactical battle suited them, given the type of four vs. four and six vs. six, small-sided games they play in training. (more...)
Hardik Pandya, MS Dhoni Partnership Made The Difference: Gavaskar Hardik Pandya, MS Dhoni Partnership Made The Difference: Gavaskar
- September 17, 2017

Things began to look downhill for India with 11 runs on the board and three wickets down. However, he did not leave without putting India in a position they could come back from. With superstar talents like captain Smith, the enigmatic David Warner and Glenn Maxwell, Australia will always pose a serious threat in any format, but the need to bounce back and find their best cricket in a hostile environment against a hungry opposition desperate to continue to stamp their authority on ... (more...)
England v West Indies: Three spectators injured as part of stand collapses England v West Indies: Three spectators injured as part of stand collapses
- September 17, 2017

Windies are the champs of the twenty20, shortest cricketing format. England skipper Eoin Morgan admitted: 'There was a little bit of rustiness in everything we did bar our fielding, which we did reasonably well. At one point, police evacuated one of the stands after three spectators were injured in a fall caused by unstable flooring. "We are where we are, and if we do have to play in them (qualifiers) we will take it one step at a time ". (more...)
Los Angeles Chargers: Defense will have to lead team to victory Los Angeles Chargers: Defense will have to lead team to victory
- September 17, 2017

While Los Angeles did face one of the NFL's toughest defenses in the Denver Broncos , the team did not perform to the level it should have. The Chargers hired Mark Tamar as vice president of fan experience to create an electric atmosphere on game days. (more...)
Sebastian Vettel, Max Verstappen, Kimi Raikkonen wiped out in first lap carnage Sebastian Vettel, Max Verstappen, Kimi Raikkonen wiped out in first lap carnage
- September 17, 2017

Hamilton controlled the race from then on, leading every lap as he finished ahead of Daniel Ricciardo's Red Bull and the second Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas was third. I didn't see that much. "Today we didn't have the Friday pace we showed in practice and I'm a little bit disappointed to miss out on a win but have to be happy to get another podium". (more...)
Jerry Jones impeding Roger Goodell's contract negotiations Jerry Jones impeding Roger Goodell's contract negotiations
- September 17, 2017

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has impeded talks for negotiations of a contract extension for National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell , according to Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen of ESPN . The increasingly edgy relationship between Jones and Goodell has sharpened to the point where Goodell's long-term future could be in question, according to league sources . (more...)
Lewis Hamilton capitalises on Sebastian Vettel's first-lap drama in Singapore Lewis Hamilton capitalises on Sebastian Vettel's first-lap drama in Singapore
- September 17, 2017

Race Control will talk to the drivers and assess footage before dishing out any subsequent penalties. Seconds later, Vettel, who sustained damage in the first collision, then lost his front wing and was left with no option but to retire. (more...)
Canada's Nestor, Pospisil defeat India in doubles at Davis Cup tie Canada's Nestor, Pospisil defeat India in doubles at Davis Cup tie
- September 17, 2017

India will expect Yuki Bhambri and Ramkumar Ramanathan to repeat their recent giant-killing acts against a completely transformed Denis Shapovalov when the team takes on Canada in its fourth straight attempt to qualify for the Davis Cup World Group. (more...)
Liverpool "Can Be Really Strong" Over Next Four Matches Says Jurgen Klopp
- September 17, 2017

Dyche also took the opportunity to take a swipe at Liverpool's transfer budget, and how expensive the players who couldn't get a win over his humble Burnley squad were. His delivery frequently let him down, much to the annoyance of Klopp on the touchline, although he went close to scoring late on when he forced a good save out of Nick Pope . (more...)
Alexis benched, Ozil left out & still no start for Hazard Alexis benched, Ozil left out & still no start for Hazard
- September 17, 2017

The Gunners have lost both away games this season, including the 4-0 humiliation at Liverpool. Chelsea - the Premier League champions - have been ticking over nicely since their opening weekend defeat at home to Burnley. Following a pre-season friendly in China, this was another level London derby between the two sides as Chelsea finished with 10 men and here, Press Association Sport looks at how the opposing managers fared. (more...)
Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix preview
- September 17, 2017

Championship leader Lewis Hamilton , who is just three points ahead of second-placed Sebastian Vettel , is prepared for a challenging weekend. The Singapore Grand Prix , the Singapore Tourism Board and the Singapore Government have all done an excellent job of making this an event that involves the whole city. (more...)
IOC Session given update on anti-doping efforts IOC Session given update on anti-doping efforts
- September 17, 2017

According to the newspaper, the experts of WADA finished the review of cases of 96 athletes, of which only one case was found to be sufficient evidence of doping. "Now, several years later, remains too little evidence", said WADA Director General Olivier Niggli (eng.lang.). Beginning previous year, Russian athletes were constantly under the gun due to numerous doping abuse accusations. (more...)
Pochettino defends Spurs after Swansea stalemate Pochettino defends Spurs after Swansea stalemate
- September 17, 2017

Asked about Neville's comments, Pochettino said Kane, the Premier League's golden boot victor for the past two seasons, was already in the "great" bracket, even if he has so far failed to win any silverware with Tottenham . They dominated every area of the pitch for the full 90 minutes, outshooting their visitors by almost a factor of four while registering eight shots on Lukasz Fabianski's goal. (more...)
Mourinho: Rooney is a Man Utd legend
- September 17, 2017

Lukaku's Old Trafford career has begun in superb style, with six goals in six games, while another striker who had been on the United radar, Alvaro Morata, has scored three times in four Premier League games for Chelsea. United midfielder Marouane Fellaini clumsily gifted former club Everton the penalty that allowed them to snatch a 1-1 draw at Goodison Park last December - which led to some sections of the Old Trafford faithful jeering him in their next home match. (more...)
NASCAR racing driver killed in plane crash NASCAR racing driver killed in plane crash
- September 17, 2017

He was just 59 years old. Christopher was one of two passengers aboard the Mooney M20C aircraft traveling from CT to NY when the plane disintegrated near the North Branford-Guilford border just before 2 p.m., the Federal Aviation Administration confirmed. (more...)
Hazard, Sanchez Set to Start as Chelsea Host Arsenal in London Derby
- September 17, 2017

This game will mark the first in 21 years that Arsenal will have to cope with the added pressure of recuperating after a Thursday game, something which is much different than the normal Tuesday/Wednesday to Saturday structure that they were used to under the Champions League format. (more...)
Vikings, Steelers square off after opening wins Vikings, Steelers square off after opening wins
- September 17, 2017

Then again, he was playing against the Saints defense, and the Steelers have a solid front seven that can take the run game away. The Steelers officially listed Tuitt as questionable, though Tomlin cautioned it's too early in the season for players to be cleared if they don't practice. (more...)
Are Orioles and Yankees going to eclipse total? MLB Predictions 9/16/17
- September 17, 2017

Baltimore has lost nine of 10 as it continues to fall out of playoff contention. The rookie left-hander struck out six and walked one. The Yankees are 5-2 in Sabathia's last seven starts with five days' rest and 17-8 in Sabathia's last 25 starts. (more...)
Incredible for Liverpool: Naby Keita stars after Burnley disappointment
- September 17, 2017

And addressing Liverpool's defensive errors in the buildup to Burnley's goal, Klopp stressed that his back line "could have defended it much better". "Clyney is improving a lot but, in the moment when he could start training completely normal - I'm not sure about when it will be - he will need time for a kind of pre-season ", added the German. (more...)
Wenger denies that Arsenal have lost their confidence Wenger denies that Arsenal have lost their confidence
- September 17, 2017

They say the brain can sometimes erase traumatic memories. However, the Gunners were triumphant in the FA Cup final and Community Shield . Their players were really well-positioned at the start of the game. Alexis Sanchez was on target in mid-week, but can he do a repeat on Sunday? If you're a Chelsea fan you're thinking that's harsh on Pedro and Willian on current form. (more...)
USC looks for a win and a boost in rematch with Texas USC looks for a win and a boost in rematch with Texas
- September 17, 2017

USC managed to pull off an wonderful comeback against Penn State University and won 52-49 with a game winning field goal as time expired. The Longhorns did eventually take the lead but the Trojans put kicker Chase McGrath in a position to tie and send the game to overtime. (more...)