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Sarri wants Terry back at Chelsea in coaching role
- September 14, 2018

Ampadu made headlines with his composed performances at senior level for Wales during the global break, and Sarri said that he hopes to find minutes for the 18-year-old as well as Chelsea's other talented youngsters on the fringes of the first-team squad as the season wears on. (more...)
Cartoonist vilified for Serena tantrum cartoon Cartoonist vilified for Serena tantrum cartoon
- September 14, 2018

Strycova added that she has been penalised previously in her career and Williams' punishment had nothing to do with her being a woman. 'Personally, I am with you there. An Australian cartoonist faced withering criticism on Tuesday for portraying tennis superstar Serena Williams using - what Harry Potter author JK Rowling described as - " racist and sexist tropes". (more...)
Kasey Kahne to Miss More Monster Energy Cup Series Races Kasey Kahne to Miss More Monster Energy Cup Series Races
- September 14, 2018

In a teleconference last week, Kahne said the problem occurred over periods previous year as well and "has been on my mind" as he made the call to retire from full-time Cup Series competition. We're still trying to figure that out. "I've been racing most of my life and I'm not ready to give it up". The three races that Kahne is set to miss are the three races that make up the first round, the round of 16, of this season's Cup Series playoffs. (more...)
Naomi Osaka talks Crush on Michael B. Jordan & Controversial #USOpen Final
- September 14, 2018

The 20-year-old Japanese star's monster endorsement deal with Adidas will reportedly be worth more than AU$14 million per year, which would make her the company's highest-paid women's athlete. Public attitudes are slowly changing as Japanese society becomes more integrated with the global economy, and the emergence of more ethnically mixed celebrities, especially in sport, is helping. (more...)
EPL: Club sacks ex-Chelsea defender EPL: Club sacks ex-Chelsea defender
- September 14, 2018

The 29-year-old Senegal global, who was on loan at Dijon last season, put in a transfer request in June. What that would, in turn, leave them with is Sunderland terminating their contracts, thus, making them free agents and in position to negotiate higher wages at their new clubs. (more...)
Ex-Exeter boss Tisdale: England rejected Chelsea superkid Ampadu Ex-Exeter boss Tisdale: England rejected Chelsea superkid Ampadu
- September 14, 2018

England turned down Welsh global Ethan Ampadu for "taking too few touches" according to former Exeter City manager Paul Tisdale . "It gives a much better gauge of where he is right now compared to other youngsters who are coming through in the game in England and there are quite a few of them". (more...)
Serena Williams' 'bulls***' US Open outburst hammered by opponent Barbora Strycova
- September 14, 2018

Asked to address the disparity in Williams' fines and Roger Federer's $1,500 fine for an expletive-laden outburst during the 2009 U.S. Open men's final, Adams said the fines are up to the discretion of the grand slam administrator, not the USTA. (more...)
Matt Miazga mocks Mexico's Diego Lainez height during U.S. clash Matt Miazga mocks Mexico's Diego Lainez height during U.S. clash
- September 14, 2018

But Miazga showed he's no soft touch with a brutal putdown to Mexican winger Lainez when he trolled the 5'6′ 18-year-old. Their best chance came when Roberto Alvarado headed goalwards on 16 minutes only to see US goalkeeper Zack Steffen tip over. (more...)
Tite not anxious by opposition as Richarlison shines for Brazil Tite not anxious by opposition as Richarlison shines for Brazil
- September 14, 2018

Neymar's corner kick in the 90th minute was headed in by Marquinhos. Not only did the talented attacker bag a brace for Tite's side, he also won a first-half penalty that Neymar stroked home to give his team the lead. "The team has attacking in their DNA, as well as pressing the opponent, [playing with] constantly high pressure, it manages to work all the time with this rotation". (more...)
UEFA Nations League: No- Nonsense Belgium Bury Iceland UEFA Nations League: No- Nonsense Belgium Bury Iceland
- September 14, 2018

Belgium boss Martinez is confident he is bringing the best out of Lukaku in a Belgium shirt. Ingason grabbed Lukaku for a penalty scored by Hazard before the United striker scored from a corner. The Red Devils warmed up for the Nations League clash with a 4-0 thumping of Scotland last weekend, although Michy Batshuayi, who bagged a brace, failed to secure a start. (more...)
Morrison: Only one title challenger out of Liverpool and Spurs Morrison: Only one title challenger out of Liverpool and Spurs
- September 14, 2018

Club great Graeme Souness recently claimed this team is the best he has seen since their last title-winning side of 1990, but Klopp is wary of such praise putting too much pressure on his players. "Sitting in an office talking about football is different to doing the job". "Unfortunately he [Lovren] is not fit at the moment, but I am sure he will be back in a pretty intense period with seven games in the next three weeks". (more...)
Jalen Ramsey of Jacksonville Jaguars 'don't fear no man,' including Rob Gronkowski Jalen Ramsey of Jacksonville Jaguars 'don't fear no man,' including Rob Gronkowski
- September 14, 2018

For his part, Ramsey has never backed down from his comments. "I don't care", Ramsey added. "I love you, but she knows that". So, it's going to be a great environment for football - 4:30 game, so everyone's going to be watching. "I don't want to be in that category". In response to that, Gronkowski has chosen to push aside the chatter with his focus directed toward helping his team win come Sunday afternoon. (more...)
Seahawks, Mychal Kendricks close to signing deal Seahawks, Mychal Kendricks close to signing deal
- September 14, 2018

According to Schefter, Kendricks will play Monday night when the Seahawks take on the Bears at 8:15 p.m. ET. Earlier reports on Thursday indicated Kendricks was in town on a visit . The Browns released Kendricks shortly after he was indicted. After playing college football for the University of Calfornia, he was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft. (more...)
Liverpool appoint former Manchester United goalkeeping coach Jack Robinson Liverpool appoint former Manchester United goalkeeping coach Jack Robinson
- September 14, 2018

John Achterberg has been in charge of keepers since 2001 but it's understood he is about to get an assistant in Jack Robinson, who now works with England's under-15 to under-17 teams. Achterberg has taken the lead with the prospective appointment having recognised that training four or five goalkeepers each day at Liverpool's Melwood training complex on his own means he can not give them... (more...)
Steelers Remove Le'Veon Bell From Depth Chart Steelers Remove Le'Veon Bell From Depth Chart
- September 14, 2018

Last season, Bell recorded career-high figures in rushing touchdowns and rushing attempts with nine and 321 respectively. However, it certainly didn't affect how the team performed on the ground in Week 1 against the Cleveland Browns . Ahead of Pittsburgh's home-opener against the Kansas City Chiefs this Sunday, the team has removed Bell from their depth chart which makes sense considering he's not a member of the Steelers at this time, and won't be until he puts pen to paper on that ... (more...)
Mourinho slams critics with incredible Rashford rant Mourinho slams critics with incredible Rashford rant
- September 14, 2018

At just 18 years and 141 days, he became the youngest scorer for United in European competition and landmarks and records tumbled after that: scoring on his debut in the Premier League, the Champions League and League Cup, and in his first appearances for the England Under-21s and the England senior team - the youngest player to achieve that. (more...)
Australian Newspaper Doubles Down On Racist Serena Williams Cartoon Australian Newspaper Doubles Down On Racist Serena Williams Cartoon
- September 14, 2018

Maybe there's a different understanding of cartooning in Australia to America... Her match opponent, Naomi Osaka , who is Japanese and Haitian, is depicted as slender and blonde in the background. Which is precisely what that cartoon does. The six-time US Open champion was handed a warning for a coaching violation before being deducted a point for smashing her racquet. (more...)
Unai Emery insists Mesut Ozil relationship remains strong Unai Emery insists Mesut Ozil relationship remains strong
- September 14, 2018

They played on Tuesday, it is Xhaka, Lichtsteiner, Welbeck and Sokratis and I want and I hope that they hope that they come back well and prepare for the match in Newcastle ". Mesut works very well here. "Mesut, I look at him with the focus totally here". Meanwhile, Emery has been left guessing whether Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis - the man who identified him as Arsene Wenger's successor - will jump ship to join AC Milan. (more...)
Liverpool handed boost as key trio to be rested on worldwide duty Liverpool handed boost as key trio to be rested on worldwide duty
- September 14, 2018

Evans told the official Liverpool FC website : "So far this season it has been win, win, win - which is brilliant". The pre-season was very good, we had nine friendlies and I played nine. "Everybody around me has been very supportive towards me so I am certainly giving everything I can to get settled into the team quickly". "Hopefully this is our year because I've waited long enough!" Liverpool spent big over the summer, splashing out upwards of £175m to bolster their ranks. (more...)
Much less on the line this time for Bengals, Ravens Much less on the line this time for Bengals, Ravens
- September 14, 2018

A second-half comeback wasn't almost enough as the Cincinnati Bengals held on for a 34-23 victory, riding a dominant start led by Andy Dalton's four touchdown passes . Again, Flacco tried to will Baltimore back into the game with this late drive, a 21-yard touchdown pass to John Brown . Their 21 points through 17 minutes were more than the Bengals scored in 10 of their 16 games last season . (more...)
Fabinho claims Tiemoue Bakayoko exit is huge mistake Fabinho claims Tiemoue Bakayoko exit is huge mistake
- September 14, 2018

Bakayoko was signed from AS Monaco a year ago for a hefty fee, but failed to produce his best performance level during his debut season at Stamford Bridge. Fabregas has been sidelined with a knee injury for the past few weeks and is yet to play a Premier League game under new boss Maurizio Sarri but, with Jorginho and Mateo Kovacic now on board, it is open to debate how much game time the 2010 World Cup victor will actually see over the course of the campaign. (more...)
Lake Washington Girls Middle School hosts Seattle Storm watch party Lake Washington Girls Middle School hosts Seattle Storm watch party
- September 14, 2018

The Mystics were playing in the franchise's first Finals. The championship parade starts 1 p.m. Sunday at Seattle Center and will end at KeyArena. "What she did this year was ahead of schedule for us - you talk about optimism, I see a whole bunch of different things we could do". The message to Stewart was clear: At age 24, don't take for granted that she's leading the Seattle Storm to the WNBA Finals and expect it to happen all the time. (more...)
Manchester City Announce Revenues in Excess of £500m in Record Breaking Season
- September 14, 2018

City also on Thursday posted record revenues of £500.5m, up from last year's £473.4m. "Our aim is obviously to build on the achievements of the previous year", Al Mubarak, City's chairman since the club was bought by the Abu Dhabi United Group in 2008, said in a statement . (more...)
Lloris to remain Spurs captain despite drink-driving conviction Lloris to remain Spurs captain despite drink-driving conviction
- September 14, 2018

France World Cup victor and Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris has been fined KSh 6.5 million (R950 000) after pleading guilty to driving home drunk following a night out with fellow France teammates. Dele Alli will also miss out with a hamstring injury he sustained playing for England last week. 'He already knew in the moment that it was a big mistake. (more...)
Drew Brees praises Baker Mayfield Drew Brees praises Baker Mayfield
- September 14, 2018

So it's no surprise that Mayfield gave his friend an appropriate parting gift. "Man, he's got all the tools", Brees said. Roback is now unsigned. The 2017 Heisman Trophy victor has ditched part of his look. Brees, who won a Super Bowl in 2010, starred at Purdue while Mayfield stayed closer to home. Mayfield said that Brees is someone he's always looked up to. (more...)

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