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Manchester City's Benjamin Mendy ruptures anterior cruciate ligament Manchester City's Benjamin Mendy ruptures anterior cruciate ligament
- September 28, 2017

Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy faces a long spell out after tests confirmed he has ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. Mendy seemed in strong spirit despite the injury and tweeted he was joining Loan FC. Guardiola also raised the prospect on Tuesday of Ukraine attacking midfielder, Oleksandr Zinchenko, who has yet to make a senior appearance for City, filling in there but admitted the club may be forced to delve into the transfer market in January. (more...)
Trump is telling National Football League owners 'control your dog — CNN's Cuomo Trump is telling National Football League owners 'control your dog — CNN's Cuomo
- September 28, 2017

Trump appeared on "FOX & Friends" on Thursday and went off about the protests when asked about why he made the "S.O.B." comments in Alabama last week. Most Americans, however, disapprove of Trump saying that protesting players should be fired, per Fluent data. Trump's comments come after days of back-and-forth criticism with the National Football League and its players for "disrespecting our country". (more...)
Olivier Giroud gets 100th Arsenal goal in Europa League win at Borisov Olivier Giroud gets 100th Arsenal goal in Europa League win at Borisov
- September 28, 2017

One of his 100 goals, a scorpion kick against Crystal Palace in January, has been nominated for the 2017 Puskas award. If Giroud scores, it will be his 100th goal in an Arsenal shirt. Any slim hopes of a comeback were gone immediately after the break when Arsenal were awarded a penalty for a shirt pull in the box, and Giroud dispatched from the spot easily. (more...)
'Lynch Kaepernick' homemade doormat isn't a racial thing, Ozarks bar owner says 'Lynch Kaepernick' homemade doormat isn't a racial thing, Ozarks bar owner says
- September 28, 2017

His homemade doormat was created by taping two jerseys side-by-side on the ground outside his bar. Bar, told KOMU that he chose to use the jerseys as doormats after players around the league took a knee during the national anthem to protest police brutality and social injustice. (more...)
'Big six' chase more Premier League profits
- September 28, 2017

Richard Scudamore , the Premier League's chairman, is reported to have presented a proposal to the other 14 clubs this week for 35 per cent of the next worldwide TV money to be distributed according to "merit" - in other words, where clubs finish in the league. (more...)
Nike EYBL employees subpoenaed by Federal Bureau of Investigation as amateur basketball scandal escalates
- September 28, 2017

Nike told Business Insider in a statement that it "believes in fair and ethical play, both in business and sports, and strongly opposes any form of manipulation", but declined to comment further. Three of the four coaches who were indicted in the scandal that has rocked the college basketball world - USC's Tony Bland, Oklahoma State's Lamont Evans and Arizona's Emmanuel Richardson - are from Nike-sponsored schools. (more...)
Ostapenko through to 1/4 of Wuhan WTA Ostapenko through to 1/4 of Wuhan WTA
- September 28, 2017

After taking the first set in under 30 minutes, Muguruza lost five straight straight games to drop the second set to Linette. Garbiñe Muguruza withstood Magda Linette , 6-2, 1-6, 6-4, setting up a Wuhan quarterfinal vs. Barty beat fifth seed Johanna Konta in the second round. On Tuesday, world No 2 Simona Halep and No 4 seed Caroline Wozniacki lost their second-round matches. (more...)
Aaron Rodgers takes shot at critics of national anthem protests on Instagram Aaron Rodgers takes shot at critics of national anthem protests on Instagram
- September 28, 2017

Rodgers directed the Packers to the tying drive at the end of regulation and the winning drive in overtime against Cincinnati. The Lions tried to eat up the remaining clock, but wound up punting to the Green Bay 21 yard line with 29 seconds left in the game. (more...)
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola happy with selection headaches in striking department
- September 28, 2017

City played Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday at the Etihad, giving them a 24-hour headstart over the Blues. "In this case I think we are a bit penalised", Conte said. Batshuayi was the unlikely hero as he came off bench just eight minutes from time to net already his fifth goal of the season despite playing second fiddle to Morata. (more...)
Raphael Varane Signs New Five-year Contract With Real Madrid Raphael Varane Signs New Five-year Contract With Real Madrid
- September 28, 2017

Varane is an integral member of the Madrid defence and has become a regular alongside Sergio Ramos following the departure of Pepe last summer. However, with the Portuguese defender calling time on his career at the club this past summer, Varane has finally succeeded in firmly establishing himself as a mainstay at the back. (more...)
Democrats Bash the Pro-Union Jones Act Democrats Bash the Pro-Union Jones Act
- September 28, 2017

But Trump's fixation on Puerto Rico on Tuesday stood in sharp contrast to his focus on other matters between Maria's landfall September 20 and Monday, including his fight with the NFL over football players protesting during the National Anthem. (more...)
Kane: I use Ronaldo and Messi as motivation Kane: I use Ronaldo and Messi as motivation
- September 28, 2017

In Tottenham, it is Harry Kane ", the Frenchman told Sky Sports News . Hugo Lloris believes Harry Kane can fire Tottenham to glory with his goals just as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have done for Barcelona and Real Madrid . (more...)
Harry Kane is Tottenham's Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi, says Hugo Lloris Harry Kane is Tottenham's Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi, says Hugo Lloris
- September 28, 2017

Tottenham striker Harry Kane is close to being on a level with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo , according to former defender Rio Ferdinand. Since the 24-year-old broke through at Tottenham in 2014-15, he has scored 79 league goals in 108 matches, twice winning the Premier League Golden Boot. (more...)
Woman, 5-year-old child struck and killed in Scarborough Woman, 5-year-old child struck and killed in Scarborough
- September 28, 2017

The mother and daughter were rushed to a trauma centre in critical condition where they later died. Both the mother and daughter were struck in the northbound lanes, propelling the pair into the southbound lanes. Const. Craig Brister said the driver of the vehicle remained on scene. Police said there might be some damage to the right, front wheel well of the vehicle. (more...)
Vardy has England plan Vardy has England plan
- September 28, 2017

Vardy has made an impressive start to the new season with the Foxes and has scored six league goals. Alli's inclusion had been in doubt as he waits to learn if he will receive a ban following his middle-finger gesture against Slovakia in a September qualifier. (more...)
Romelu Lukaku A 'Bargain' At £75m Says Roy Keane
- September 28, 2017

The 24-year-old made the summer switch to Old Trafford from Everton for a £75m fee, but legendary former Manchester United captain Keane thinks his price tag was an absolute coup. "He was always going to score goals in the Premier League, speaks well and comes across as a decent character.You look at his record at Everton and it was fantastic, but he has gone to a much bigger club and to a team that will create so many chances for him". (more...)
Which country has scored the most goals for your Premier League team?
- September 28, 2017

Teams like Manchester City and Liverpool are arguing that their popularity helps drive global revenue, so they should get a bigger slice. Commercial revenue, overseas TV money and a portion of domestic TV money is now equally split amongst Premier League clubs, but bigger teams still make more from merit-based payments as well as "facility fees" based on the number of home fixtures broadcast live. (more...)
Malaysian Grand Prix: A final farewell to the Sepang circuit
- September 28, 2017

Vettel crashed out at the first lap at the last race in Singapore after colliding with team-mate Kimi Raikkonen and Red Bull's Max Verstappen and fell 28 points behind Hamilton in their world championship dogfight after the Mercedes driver's subsequent victory. (more...)
Form Eddie Pepperell tees off in British Masters Form Eddie Pepperell tees off in British Masters
- September 28, 2017

The 28-year-old Northern Irishman was added to the British Masters field after failing to qualify for last week's Tour Championship in the US. "I'm going to Manchester on the 19th and 20th of October to do some testing, basically a full health MOT type of thing", McIlroy said. (more...)
Trump says protests will hurt National Football League business Trump says protests will hurt National Football League business
- September 28, 2017

Addressing reporters at the White House on Wednesday before a trip to Indiana, Trump says the National Football League is in a very "bad box" over the issue. New England Patriots owner Bob Kraft and quarterback Tom Brady, friends of Trump's, took issue with his remarks. LawmakersJudd Matheny, a Tennessee House member who is now running for Congress, said on Facebook that the Tennessee Titans "disgraced us". (more...)
A biopic on Mithali Raj will be made soon A biopic on Mithali Raj will be made soon
- September 28, 2017

And now the news has come that viacom18 Motion Picture has acquired rights for Mithali Raj biopic . Mithali Raj has expressed her joy on the biopic finally coming through and has stated that her aim with this film would be to inspire young girls in the country. (more...)
Cubs clinch division, heating up at right time Cubs clinch division, heating up at right time
- September 28, 2017

He signed a two-year, $32 million deal to join the Cubs after almost 1.5 seasons with the Cardinals . PIRATES 5, ORIOLES 3 Josh Bell hit a two-run home run and host Pittsburgh beat Baltimore to sweep a two-game interleague series. "Usually when I watch we don't have any more games to play", Matheny said. The Chicago Cubs look to stay hot after winning five of their last seven games. (more...)
Philander's injury rules him out of second Test against Bangladesh Philander's injury rules him out of second Test against Bangladesh
- September 28, 2017

With hardly any swing or movement off the pitch, the South African openers were seldom troubled as they went about setting a stable platform to build on. Last time Bangladesh toured South Africa was in 2008 and since then the Tigers have improved a lot. The status quo remained unchanged during the second hour of the opening session as Elgar and Markram continued confidently. (more...)
Diego Costa Completes Atletico Medical Diego Costa Completes Atletico Medical
- September 28, 2017

Last season he came off the bench to score the only goal at West Bromwich Albion which clinched the Premier League, and earlier that campaign hit the equaliser in a late 2-1 win at Watford which set Chelsea on the path to their title win. (more...)
Bayern to hold crisis meeting with Ancelotti at risk of sack Bayern to hold crisis meeting with Ancelotti at risk of sack
- September 28, 2017

Ancelotti has been under pressure all season - Bayern trail Dortmund and Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga - with the situation seemingly coming to a head after the team was thrashed 3-0 by Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League on Wednesday. (more...)