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How to stop Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid? How to stop Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid?
- September 22, 2017

It trails Betis by one point. Madrid enjoyed 60 per cent possession and had 27 efforts at goal to their visitors 12, however their dominance was of no consolation to the Frenchman. Ronaldo played many misplaced passes, unsuccessful dribblings, and off-the-target shots. "No [complaints], nothing", the Real boss insisted when asked about Ronaldo's performance. (more...)
Costa leaving Premier League huge loss, says Hughes Costa leaving Premier League huge loss, says Hughes
- September 22, 2017

So as it stands, of the senior centre-halves that I've got, I've only got one. Stoke City squad: Butland, Grant, Martins Indi, Wimmer, Johnson, Pieters, Souttar, Diouf, Tymon, Allen, Fletcher, Adam, Jese, Shaqiri, Choupo-Moting, Sobhi, Berahino, Crouch. (more...)
Ezekiel Elliott admits to 'lack of effort' in Cowboys' loss to Broncos Ezekiel Elliott admits to 'lack of effort' in Cowboys' loss to Broncos
- September 22, 2017

Cowboys star running back was also asked what his coach Jason Garrett had to say to him. Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott agreed with that assessment. I think they will return to their 2016 form, but it will take improvement on both sides of the ball for the Cowboys if they want to return to their 13-win form. (more...)
Everton Carabao Cup hero Calvert-Lewin 'always' in Koeman's mind Everton Carabao Cup hero Calvert-Lewin 'always' in Koeman's mind
- September 22, 2017

The Spain global provided an assist in Wednesday's Carabao Cup win over Sunderland but has yet to score in eight competitive outings for Everton . It ended a miserable run of form for the Merseyside club which had seem them lose four successive matches - conceding 12 goals and failing to score in the process - and Calvert-Lewin says it has given the players a major boost ahead of Saturday's Premier League clash with Bournemouth . (more...)
Mourinho: Matic and Fellaini in best-ever form Mourinho: Matic and Fellaini in best-ever form
- September 22, 2017

Both could start against Burton in the Carabao Cup tonight. With the long term future of Marouane Fellaini not finalized, it's another contract that Mourinho would like to see sign, sealed and delivered much sooner rather than later. You know, that's life at big clubs, ' Mourinho said . Herrera was Player of the Season and he is not starting matches. "We can not play with (only) 11 guys", the manager added. (more...)
Why doesn't Los Angeles embrace the NFL? Why doesn't Los Angeles embrace the NFL?
- September 22, 2017

Former Auburn safety Blake Countess made two special-teams tackles for Los Angeles . Consider if the Rams are able to get from four wins to 8-8 in McVay's first season - that would still represent a higher floor than any of the five years with Fisher. (more...)
Detroit Tigers should exceed Major League Baseball standards, expand protective netting Detroit Tigers should exceed Major League Baseball standards, expand protective netting
- September 22, 2017

Rafael Espinal, who introduced legislation in May to require all New York City baseball stadiums to have protective netting all the way to the foul poles, said after Wednesday's episode that he would hold a public hearing on the issue on October 25. (more...)
He is bringing pressure on himself, David Warner responds to Kuldeep's remarks
- September 22, 2017

It started with Yadav's debut Test in Dharamshala earlier in the year, carried through to two dismissals in the IPL and continued in the first one-day worldwide on Sunday. It's a bit tough going up against him, since he prefers balls pitched in line with the leg stump. "If it's 50 overs, guys will have a chance to get into their groove and play with the right tempo. (more...)
Manchester United's Ander Herrera says rivals City under pressure to win title Manchester United's Ander Herrera says rivals City under pressure to win title
- September 22, 2017

Clubs promoted to the Premier League are given two years to make the improvements, so although Newcastle United , Huddersfield Town and Burnley are implicated in the report , they still have time to make the necessary amendments. A lot can change in those ten or so weeks and it wouldn't make sense for him to worry too much yet. "But, for sure, we want to try and fight until the end [again]". (more...)
Liverpool's Joel Matip backs Jurgen Klopp's style of play Liverpool's Joel Matip backs Jurgen Klopp's style of play
- September 22, 2017

Liverpool have conceded the first goal in their last four matches, resulting in two draws and two defeats, and that has been compounded by an inability to convert a significant number of chances in all those games. I think we did it very well in the first half [on Tuesday] and we will try to copy this, maybe with a bit more luck up front. Yes, we still have work to do. (more...)
Karim Benzema: I want to retire at Real Madrid Karim Benzema: I want to retire at Real Madrid
- September 22, 2017

However, Benzema has now become the fourth Madrid player after Dani Carvajal, left-back Marcelo and midfielder Isco to agree new contracts. "I don't know exactly when that will be", Benzema said before playing down Los Blancos' 1-0 defeat to Real Betis on Wednesday night. (more...)
Linebackers will decide Notre Dame game Linebackers will decide Notre Dame game
- September 22, 2017

Western Michigan was coming off a strong rushing performance the week before against mighty USC and the Spartans locked down LeVante Bellamy, Jarvion Franklin and Jamauri Bogan. Among those looking to bring him down will be middle linebacker Bachie, who's risen to a prominent role for the Spartans in a short period of time . (more...)
Jesse Lingard reveals 'secret targets' with Marcus Rashford at Manchester United Jesse Lingard reveals 'secret targets' with Marcus Rashford at Manchester United
- September 22, 2017

The visitors sat back to avoid players exploiting space in behind and Martial, in turn, terrorised their back four with an array of darting runs and mesmerising turns in the first half, providing a sumptuous assist for Jesse Lingard after 36 minutes. (more...)
Guardiola Confident on Ilkay Gundogan's Injury as Not Serious Guardiola Confident on Ilkay Gundogan's Injury as Not Serious
- September 22, 2017

City will now entertain Championship side Wolves in the fourth round. Manager Pep Guardiola had said after the game that he did not think the problem would be serious. City were dominating possession, however, and they were twice denied a second goal in the 19th minute. Gabriel Jesus created then wasted a superb chance to put City further ahead when his superb footwork took him past McAuley but he then fired his shot over. (more...)
Danny Welbeck must start ahead of Alexis Sanchez for Arsenal - Charlie Nicholas Danny Welbeck must start ahead of Alexis Sanchez for Arsenal - Charlie Nicholas
- September 22, 2017

The injury is the latest in a long line of setbacks that have derailed Welbeck's career, first at Manchester United and now at Arsenal . The 26-year-old striker will miss England's World Cup qualifiers against Slovenia and Lithuania and will also have to sit out Arsenal's upcoming games against West Brom, Bate Borisov and Brighton. (more...)
Hurricane Maria batters Puerto Rico with winds of 155 miles per hour Hurricane Maria batters Puerto Rico with winds of 155 miles per hour
- September 22, 2017

Former Yankees great Jorge Posada and his wife, Laura, are spearheading a fundraising campaign to aid hurricane relief in Puerto Rico. In the capital of San Juan, streets and beaches that were normally bustling with people were empty Tuesday, with only the occasional sound of a hammer pounding nails into plywood sheets interrupting the silence. (more...)
Australia restrict India to 252 all out in second ODI
- September 22, 2017

We made too many poor decisions again under pressure and we're not executing our skills well enough. Kohli sadi the wicket was not easy to bat on through the day. "He didn't panic, he was calm and he played good cricket shots", Smith said. Smith praised Marcus Stonis for his positive intent. "We needed breakthroughs throughout. (more...)
Liverpool battle with Spurs to sign Werder Bremen teenager Liverpool battle with Spurs to sign Werder Bremen teenager
- September 22, 2017

Werder Bremen have announced they will sign Joshua Sargent from St. Louis Scott Gallagher Missouri in 2018. "Werder really put a lot of effort into signing me and they've always shown in the past how they can give young talent like me an optimal introduction to professional football". (more...)
Darden Restaurants' Board Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend Darden Restaurants' Board Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
- September 22, 2017

About shares traded. Amgen, Inc. - Performance Food, Brinker ..." published on September 21, 2017 as well as Law360.com's news article titled: "Darden Spinoff REIT To Pay $67M For 41 Restaurants" with publication date: "September 21, 2017. The firm has "Buy" rating by Suntrust Robinson given on Thursday, February 18. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded Darden Restaurants from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. (more...)
A's home run power downs Tigers Tuesday A's home run power downs Tigers Tuesday
- September 22, 2017

In the first game, the A's had a comfortable 3-8 victory while in the second both teams had a neck-to-neck fight with the A's edging out for the win 8-9. When he reflects on that - he's 90-92 with a 4.09 career ERA over 282 games - he is thankful for the success he has had. Reliever Alex Wilson took the loss. (more...)
President Buhari Leaves New York For Another Medical Appointment In London President Buhari Leaves New York For Another Medical Appointment In London
- September 22, 2017

Adesina, however, did not state the reason for Buhari's visit. The presidential spokesman said his principal's appearance at the UN General Assembly was "worth the while" as it was beneficial to Nigeria. We discussed, among other things, America's ongoing support for Nigeria's fight against Terrorism and Corruption. "After his successful outings at the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, President Muhammadu Buhari leaves NY today for London, on his way back to Nigeria", ... (more...)
Michael Bennett, others ask National Football League to support campaign for racial equality Michael Bennett, others ask National Football League to support campaign for racial equality
- September 22, 2017

Sports but told ESPN's Josina Anderson on Thursday that "We are continuing to work directly with the players". According to Yahoo!, "A league spokesperson declined to comment on the memo or Goodell's communication with specific NFL players". (more...)
Dodgers Clinch Tie For NL West While Edging Phillies, 5-4 Dodgers Clinch Tie For NL West While Edging Phillies, 5-4
- September 22, 2017

Ethier came off the bench for another homer in the seventh. However, the Phillies answered right back in the bottom of the third behind a Nick Williams two-run home run making it 2-2. On a given day, you can beat anybody". Roberts said Kenta Maeda and Hyun-Jin Ryu will pitch out of the bullpen in the playoffs. Maeda, who threw three innings and 60 pitches on Thursday, will move into his role in the Dodger bullpen to get ready for his postseason responsibilities. (more...)
Nebraska fires AD Shawn Eichorst days after rant Nebraska fires AD Shawn Eichorst days after rant
- September 22, 2017

He will receive a $1.7 million payout for his contract which extends through June 2019. "I am proud of how our student-athletes, coaches and staff represented this great university and state, and I am confident that the future is bright for Nebraska Athletics". (more...)
Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino discusses Harry Kane's Fifpro World XI nomination Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino discusses Harry Kane's Fifpro World XI nomination
- September 22, 2017

However, in his pre-match press conference for the derby clash against West Ham, Pochettino appeared to refute those claims. He told Sky Sports: " There's only so much loyalty someone can show ". He is one of the best strikers playing for Tottenham when still we don't win any trophies. In such a situation, former Spurs boss Tim Sherwood has suggested that the Red Devils should turn to Danny Rose as an ideal solution, and pay the premium fee that is demanded. (more...)