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Isco: 'Real Madrid must prove they are great' Isco: 'Real Madrid must prove they are great'
- October 31, 2017

Sunday's shock 2-1 defeat to Liga newcomers Girona saw them fall eight points behind arch rivals Barcelona in the standings, the biggest gap they have faced with a league leader since their final turbulent campaign under Jose Mourinho in 2012/13. (more...)
Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel suspended for making racist gesture Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel suspended for making racist gesture
- October 31, 2017

Gurriel said on Friday that it's common in Cuba to use the word "chinito" to describe someone of Asian heritage, although he admitted he realizes it is considered offensive in Japan. So as offensive as Gurriel's gesture was too many people, don't be surprised if all he gets is a slap on the wrist. I have a lot of respect. As part of the punishment, Gurriel will undergo sensitivity training during the offseason while the Astros, in a gesture of support, have agreed to donate Gurriel's salary ... (more...)
United Injury Report vs Benfica: Pogba, Fellaini, Carrick, Rojo, Ibrahimovic United Injury Report vs Benfica: Pogba, Fellaini, Carrick, Rojo, Ibrahimovic
- October 31, 2017

The former England worldwide has played just one game all season against Burton Albion in the Carabao Cup and the 36-year-old is growing increasingly isolated. It is not known when Carrick will return to first-team action. The former England midfielder is said to be frustrated at his lack of game time at Old Trafford, especially after suffering a calf injury last month which has kept him sidelined in recent weeks. (more...)
Arsenal ace Sead Kolasinac is Gunners' secret goalscoring weapon - Granit Xhaka
- October 31, 2017

Aaron Ramsey's victor after Sead Kolasinac had cancelled out Sam Clucas' first-half goal gave the club some much-needed cheer after shareholder protests at Thursday's annual general meeting. For Swansea , they could yet end the weekend in the bottom three having won just twice in the league this season. "Brighton is a massive game at home", he said. (more...)
Almost entire Texans team kneels during national anthem after owner's Almost entire Texans team kneels during national anthem after owner's "inmates" comment
- October 31, 2017

The players are the ones going out there and putting it on the line for us every week. "It's very, very different here relative to what we're talking about". "That's what they think about you", he told the rapt crowd. Players, following the lead of former National Football League quarterback Colin Kaepernick , say they kneel to protest social injustices, particularly against African-Americans. (more...)
NRL great Cooper Cronk inks two-year deal with Roosters NRL great Cooper Cronk inks two-year deal with Roosters
- October 31, 2017

To sign another halfback and have the thought that it means the hooker can play less minutes, the ramifications for Mitchell Pearce aren't good. "I had a chat to Mitchell earlier today - I won't go into specifics or anything like that - but it wasn't about me convincing or preaching or anything like that", he said. (more...)
Bayern chief insults Celtic over Lewandowski claims Bayern chief insults Celtic over Lewandowski claims
- October 31, 2017

Lewandowski played in the reverse fixture at the Allianz Arena earlier this month, though he didn't score in the comfortable 3-0 victory. That said, with a record of 19 goals in 20 games in all competitions for club and country, his loss takes away a huge attacking threat for the reigning Bundesliga champions. (more...)
Patriots trade Jimmy Garoppolo to 49ers for 2018 second-round pick Patriots trade Jimmy Garoppolo to 49ers for 2018 second-round pick
- October 31, 2017

Figuring out Garoppolo's future would have been tricky and awkward . The decision to move on Garoppolo could be a clear indication that team believes that Brady will be playing for several more seasons. The Patriots will receive a second-round pick in return. Garoppolo will likely immediately compete for the starting job in San Francisco, after C.J. Beathard started the past two games. (more...)
Le'Veon Bell Calls Out Joe Mixon On Twitter Le'Veon Bell Calls Out Joe Mixon On Twitter
- October 31, 2017

There's nothing else I can say". "I mean, it's unfortunate you feel that way, but like I said, I'm not anxious about what he's talking about". Bell has been the gold standard for National Football League running backs since a breakout season in 2014, so for Mixon to claim that he's better is incredibly bold. (more...)
Chung wins in Paris Masters 1st round; next plays Nadal Chung wins in Paris Masters 1st round; next plays Nadal
- October 31, 2017

Everyone looking forward to another Nadal-Federer encounter could be disappointed as the Swiss star, who is now playing in Basel, indicated after his quarter-final win that he could skip Paris Bercy to concentrate on the ATP Finals in London. (more...)
Former Eagles linebacker dies at 30 years old Former Eagles linebacker dies at 30 years old
- October 31, 2017

Wait Rising Lineman of the Year award. Te'o-Nesheim returned to Hawaii after going unsigned, assuming an assistant coaching position at his high school alma mater. He attended Hawaii Preparatory Academy in Kamuela, Hawaii. From there, Te'o-Nesheim spent his next three seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, playing all 32 games with 26 starts in 2012 and 2013. (more...)
Alonso says Hamilton had it too easy this year Alonso says Hamilton had it too easy this year
- October 31, 2017

Hamilton claimed his fourth world title yesterday despite finishing ninth at the Mexican Grand Prix, with rival Sebastian Vettel only managing to end up in fourth. "The vehicle felt good balance all weekend and in the race". 'I think we lack a little bit of straightline speed to attack or defend, so we [were] stuck behind the Sauber [of Marcus Ericsson] for half the race and then we could not pass [Kevin] Magnussen. (more...)
Chiefs activate Nelson ahead of game against Broncos Chiefs activate Nelson ahead of game against Broncos
- October 31, 2017

On Saturday, the last time he spoke to the media, Chiefs coach Andy Reid didn't commit to playing time for Nelson. The 24-year-old Nelson returned to practice this week leading up the Broncos game. The Chiefs' starters at cornerback this season have been Marcus Peters and Terrance Mitchell , with Phillip Gaines as the third cornerback. The Chiefs have allowed an average of 272 yards passing per game this season. (more...)
Casey Anthony is 'mentally ill,' parents say Casey Anthony is 'mentally ill,' parents say
- October 31, 2017

The parents reportedly revealed that Casey has seizures - and when she has one, she blacks out and can't remember what happened - which is what they speculated happened when Caylee died. "I don't think she intentionally wanted to", he said. George Anthony had his own message for his daughter . As for himself, he contends, "I don't want to see her ". (more...)
Tiger Woods to play first tournament in nine months Tiger Woods to play first tournament in nine months
- October 31, 2017

In April, he underwent a fourth back surgery. In a press release, Woods said "I am excited to return to competitive golf at the Hero World Challenge". He pleaded guilty Friday to reckless driving and agreed to enter a diversion program to settle a charge of driving under the influence that began when he was found passed out in his Mercedes. (more...)
Breanna Stewart says she was sexually abused as a child Breanna Stewart says she was sexually abused as a child
- October 30, 2017

Stewart - who went on from winning state championships with the Northstars to winning national championships with the UConn Huskies before going to the WNBA - said the abuse occurred in the home of a relative whom she stayed with frequently. (more...)
Gary Neville Criticises Anthony Martial's Lack of Consistency Following Tottenham Win Gary Neville Criticises Anthony Martial's Lack of Consistency Following Tottenham Win
- October 30, 2017

Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville says that the Red Devils "have got to win the Premier League this season". Indeed, the former Monaco star netted an 81st-minute victor in Manchester United's 1-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on Saturday afternoon. (more...)
No surprise Dyche is linked - Ward No surprise Dyche is linked - Ward
- October 30, 2017

The Republic of Ireland worldwide, who played for Wolves in Dyche's first game in charge of Burnley , said: "It'd be a blow, of course". "You don't really see managers come into clubs and take them to where he's taken them". "We have worked a lot on that in pre-season and throughout the season so far". "They are setting up differently and making us having to break them down a little bit more". (more...)
Troy Deeney: Watford captain charged with violent conduct Troy Deeney: Watford captain charged with violent conduct
- October 30, 2017

Eventually players from both sides intervened, which stopped the incident from becoming more serious. He is facing a minimum three-match ban, which comes just as he was starting to get more playing time. I think the referee made the right decision based on what he saw because I can not believe, looking at what happened, that the referee saw what Deeney did. (more...)
Lions approached about trading Calvin Johnson's rights Lions approached about trading Calvin Johnson's rights
- October 30, 2017

But the 32-year-old receiver may return to the field if he could suit up for another team. As Kempski discussed, ESPN's Chris Mortensen was interviewed on Mike and Mike Monday morning about the possibility, which should have Philadelphia fans feeling excitement. (more...)
Heathrow security data found on London street Heathrow security data found on London street
- October 30, 2017

Having plugged the stick into a computer, the man found a treasure trove of what appeared to be security-related documents, including routes and timings of security patrols, types of ID needed to access restricted areas, maps of CCTV cameras and otherwise hidden access shafts onto the Heathrow Express railway line that runs under the airport. (more...)
Ibrahimovic explains why he has returned to Man United Ibrahimovic explains why he has returned to Man United
- October 30, 2017

Ibrahimovic scored 17 goals in league play last season, and 28 across all competitions. Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has admitted that he is willing to remain patient on his return from injury as Romelu Lukaku "is making the job easier" for him. (more...)
Aguero kept waiting as Man City maintain lead Aguero kept waiting as Man City maintain lead
- October 30, 2017

Some pundits believe Pep Guardiola " s squad is the strongest assembled since the Premier League began but De Bruyne, who has been in form this season, says emulating Arsenal's "Invincibles' is too hard given the current level of competition in the English top flight. (more...)
Jose Mourinho disclose aspirations of managing worldwide side Jose Mourinho disclose aspirations of managing worldwide side
- October 30, 2017

United looked like they were heading for a disappointing draw before Martial, a 70th-minute substitute for Marcus Rashford, found a way past Hugo Lloris. "I have the player that I want to have", Mourinho said. United can qualify for the knockout stages of the Champions League this week if they better CSKA Moscow's result against Basel. (more...)
Detroit Lions stock watch: Darius Slay up, Nevin Lawson down in defeat Detroit Lions stock watch: Darius Slay up, Nevin Lawson down in defeat
- October 30, 2017

Slowly becoming everyone's favorite adopted child in the Steel City, Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster had a coming out party for the ages. In some previous road games, and in one ugly home game against the Jaguars, Roethlisberger has gotten into trouble by forcing the ball to Brown too much. (more...)