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Vanderbilt, Mason eager for chance against No. 1 Alabama
- September 24, 2017

Shurmur, who threw nine touchdowns all of last season, posted a career-best four touchdowns two weeks ago against Alabama A&M, and now sits 9th in Vanderbilt record books with 22 career touchdowns. He also passed for 78 yards while completing nine-of-17 passes. Meanwhile, Vanderbilt has 49 total yards and two turnovers. With a somewhat suspect run defense, at least compared to the other parts of Vandy's defense, Hurts should have plenty of opportunities to take off and run against the ... (more...)
Antonio Conte: 'Alvaro Morata must become more aggressive'
- September 24, 2017

Hazard, meanwhile, made his first Chelsea start of the season in the 5-1 EFL Cup win over Nottingham Forest on Wednesday after breaking his ankle in June and Conte now considers his recovery to be complete. Chelsea remain three points behind leaders Manchester City, who they play at Stamford Bridge in what could be one of the season's formative games next Saturday. (more...)
Chelsea Boss Antonio Conte Happy With Dressing Room Chemistry Chelsea Boss Antonio Conte Happy With Dressing Room Chemistry
- September 24, 2017

Premier League victor Alan Shearer will be joined by former Manchester City stars Paul Dickov and Shay Given who will meet with fans and help preview the weekend's live match action. "We're a little bit stretched, to say the least". His impressive form has also helped Conte deflect endless questions about Diego Costa, who on Thursday was confirmed as returning to Atletico Madrid on loan in January with a commitment to buy for £58m next summer after spending three months in acrimonious ... (more...)
Joseph Parker beats Hughie Fury to retain WBO world heavyweight title Joseph Parker beats Hughie Fury to retain WBO world heavyweight title
- September 24, 2017

Promoter David Higgins was vocal before the fight, Parker's second title defence, about his concerns regarding Terry O'Connor, the man originally slated to be the referee before a late change put fellow Brit Marcus McDonnell in the ring and O'Connor on the judges' panel. (more...)
Barcelona put three goals past Girona Barcelona put three goals past Girona
- September 24, 2017

Girona succeeded in stopping Barcelona star Lionel Messi from scoring. On the field, there was much less controversy as Barca were rarely troubled after Aday Benitez turned Jordi Alba's wayward shot into his own net after just 17 minutes. (more...)
Manchester City vs Crystal Palace Preview Manchester City vs Crystal Palace Preview
- September 24, 2017

Sterling added his second eight minutes later from Sergio Aguero's low cross before the Argentina forward netted the fourth and Fabian Delph rounded off the rout late on. Writing in his weekly predictions feature for the BBC website, Lawrenson said if Palace get anything out of the game, it will be a bonus for the Eagles. (more...)
What Kevin Sumlin said after Texas A&M's OT win over Arkansas What Kevin Sumlin said after Texas A&M's OT win over Arkansas
- September 24, 2017

His 100-yard return was one of seven lead changes after halftime, including four in the fourth quarter. Texas A&M rushed for 285 yards overall. For his career, he has 76 catches for 1,128 yards and nine touchdowns. It was clear in replays that Mond didn't step out of bounds, and the SEC issued a statement that the call was incorrect, but since the whistle had blown it was a dead play at the 10. (more...)
Stoke could have one fit centre-back for Chelsea game - Hughes Stoke could have one fit centre-back for Chelsea game - Hughes
- September 24, 2017

Alvan Morata scored his first Chelsea hat-trick as Stoke slumped to Antonio Conte's men at the Bet365 Stadium. Chelsea pledged to take "the strongest possible action" against any supporters identified singing the song, and after the Stoke match both Conte and a club spokesman expressed their gratitude to their fans for changing the words. (more...)
NC State tops FSU in Blackman's debut NC State tops FSU in Blackman's debut
- September 24, 2017

It also marks the first time since 2011 that FSU has dropped back-to-back games. Blackman completed 22 of 38 passes for 278 yards. Blackman, the first true freshman to start for FSU since 1985, moved into the starting spot after Deondre Francois suffered a season-ending knee injury in the September 2 loss to Alabama. (more...)
Man Utd FC should not worry about losing David De Gea Man Utd FC should not worry about losing David De Gea
- September 24, 2017

Mark Hughes: "It will be a huge test for us, but we have come up against Arsenal and Manchester United and taken points off them so we are confident of doing the same this weekend". " But you know when you play for Man United wining is an expectation and an obligation ", Herrera added. Much was made of the return of Wayne Rooney - who was yesterday banned from the road for two years after admitting a drink-driving charge - to Old Trafford for the first time since his summer move back ... (more...)
Draymond Green on Kevin Durant's Twitter Antics: 'I Laughed in His Face' Draymond Green on Kevin Durant's Twitter Antics: 'I Laughed in His Face'
- September 24, 2017

Oddly, Durant replied from a third person's perspective and said: "He didn't like the organization or playing for Billy Donovan". "I look at you now as I look at everybody else on Twitter and Instagram that has a little egg avatar". Oklahoma City Thunder is the best and most professional organization in the National Basketball Association and got the craziest fans. And yet, Durant's words called out his former coach, his former organization, even his former teammates, including the six ... (more...)
North Carolina will not visit White House North Carolina will not visit White House
- September 24, 2017

Trump's comments on the Warriors came after Stephen Curry said he would vote for the team not going to the White House and reportedly before any actual invitation had been extended. "It used to be much more so than I think it is now", he said then. "Stephen Curry is hesitating, therefore invitation is withdrawn!" Steph Curry said he probably wouldn't go, then Donald Trump went on a few tweet rant about uninviting the Golden State Warriors . (more...)
Paul Merson predicts the scoreline of Stoke v Chelsea Paul Merson predicts the scoreline of Stoke v Chelsea
- September 24, 2017

The main question however will be if Eden Hazard starts. "Apart from Manchester United and us, there are other great teams with great players in the Premier League ". "Obviously if you have three or four injuries in the same position you haven't got depth". Click through below to see my predicted starting 11. Stoke look to maintain their excellent home form on Saturday, when they host third-place Chelsea at the bet365 Stadium . (more...)
Bankrupt Toys R Us is hiring for the holidays Bankrupt Toys R Us is hiring for the holidays
- September 24, 2017

Toy giants, Toys "R" Us, have filed for bankruptcy protection in the United States and Canada in order to restructure the company's debts. The toy retailer didn't give the total number of seasonal workers it plans to hire, but said it is looking for 3,800 workers in the NY area, 2,400 in greater Los Angeles as well as 2,400 at a warehouse in Groveport, Ohio that is run by DHL. (more...)
Opko Health Inc (NYSE:OPK) Quarterly Analysis
- September 24, 2017

Jefferies Group LLC restated a "hold" rating and set a $8.00 target price on shares of Opko Health in a report on Monday, June 12th. They now have a Dollars 7 price target on the stock. (NASDAQ: OPK ) established that the company was able to keep return on investment at - in the trailing twelve month while Reuters data showed that industry's average stands at 4.84 and sector's optimum level is 14.60. (more...)
Stoke City vs. Chelsea
- September 24, 2017

Add to that Pedro's sending off in the Community Shield and it's a worrying stat for Chelsea boss Antonio Conte . Hughes, who also played for the Blues , said: "I think they've got more sendings off in the opening five or six games as in the whole of previous year". (more...)
Arsene Wenger not out to make Alexis Sanchez suffer Arsene Wenger not out to make Alexis Sanchez suffer
- September 23, 2017

We all know about Arsene Wenger's experience with developing youth players, so this move wouldn't be bad for Raheem Sterling either. Should both Manchester clubs or just one of them win today it will put them on 16 points and that is a massive nine points more than Arsenal now have, so how will this big gap at such an early point of the season affect us? Some have speculated that Wenger may be punishing Sanchez for showing a lack of commitment to the club by eyeing a move to ... (more...)
Gokhan Saki Scores Spectacular First-Round KO In Highly-Anticipated UFC Debut Gokhan Saki Scores Spectacular First-Round KO In Highly-Anticipated UFC Debut
- September 23, 2017

Gokhan Saki's highly anticipated UFC debut delivered in a big, big way. Gokhan Saki made his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) debut in emphatic fashion. Da Silva eats a right and tries to grab a hold of Saki's body and pushes him up against the fence. Saki, who managed to land 38 of the 60 strikes he threw in his bout with da Silva, hadn't fought in more than two years. (more...)
Costa without attitude - Morata era dawns at Chelsea Costa without attitude - Morata era dawns at Chelsea
- September 23, 2017

Antonio Conte says he could feel a good link between established Chelsea players and Blues youngsters during the club's EFL Cup win over Nottingham Forest in midweek. "There are more games coming and we have to be ready". " The season is long and I have to give the opportunity to players to show us that they are learning ", the former Juventus and Italy coach added. (more...)
How MS Dhoni's act behind the stumps helped spinners in Chennai How MS Dhoni's act behind the stumps helped spinners in Chennai
- September 23, 2017

Chahal, who took three wickets for 30 to be one of the architects of India's win, said having left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav at the other end made things easy for him and both of them made plans according to the game situation when they bowled in tandem. (more...)
United's Herrera: Heat on for big-spending City to win trophies United's Herrera: Heat on for big-spending City to win trophies
- September 23, 2017

The likes of Aguero, De Bruyne and Silva return for Palace and Guardiola said captain Vincent Kompany could be back after a calf injury. "We watched their last two games and they created a lot of chances against Southampton and Burnley ". (more...)
How to Watch Chelsea vs. Stoke City How to Watch Chelsea vs. Stoke City
- September 23, 2017

Including non-league games, Manchester United has scored 11 goals in its last three matches, one of which was last Saturday's 4-0 blowout against Everton . The Spain midfielder added: 'We are happy, we are top of the table , fighting with Man City at the moment but we know Chelsea , Arsenal , Liverpool , Tottenham , even Everton are going to be there'. (more...)
Late Richarlison strike leads Watford to victory over Swansea City Late Richarlison strike leads Watford to victory over Swansea City
- September 23, 2017

With Tammy Abraham and Roque Mesa replacing Clucas and Van der Hoorn at half time, the murmurs of discontent from the first half quickly turned to roars of support as Swansea started to take control over game. That followed Watford's opening strike for Andre Gray after the visitors had dominated the opening half. Kiko Femenia could return for Watford after suffering concussion. (more...)
Stoke City 0-4 Chelsea: Clinical Morata buries Potters Stoke City 0-4 Chelsea: Clinical Morata buries Potters
- September 23, 2017

Stoke City boss Mark Hughes has admitted that it will be tough playing against Chelsea without three key defenders in their Premier League clash on Saturday at Bet365 Stadium , Completesportsnigeria.com reports. 'For Kurt, this season it's very important for him to play after a really bad injury, not a simple one, ' he said. Michy Batshuayi also confirmed that the player was "all good" on his Twitter page. (more...)
Amazon And Facebook Likely To Bid For Premier League Streaming Rights
- September 23, 2017

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has hailed the recent contributions of Charly Musonda and Kenedy, insisting the young pair will be given further opportunities to shine this season. Chelsea are unbeaten since the first 45 minutes of the season - we've conceded as many goals in the six games since as in that one shocking half to Burnley - and will be looking for a third consecutive away win here in the early going. (more...)