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Modric reveals Ronaldo respect, 'will never play with' Messi Modric reveals Ronaldo respect, 'will never play with' Messi
- October 17, 2018

After picking up FIFA's The Best award last month, he is now among the frontrunners to end the decade-long stranglehold Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have had on the Ballon d'Or when the victor is revealed in December. Mbappe, a World Cup victor in Russian Federation, has started the new campaign in breathtaking form, hitting 14 goals in just 11 starts for PSG . "Mbappe is an extraordinary talent, a magnificent promise for the future", Modric said. (more...)
'In England fans are more spectators, it's better in France' - Alexandre Lacazette 'In England fans are more spectators, it's better in France' - Alexandre Lacazette
- October 17, 2018

The France worldwide failed to match the goalscoring heights of his Les Gones career last term, but has since acclimated expertly to the demands of the league and is in a rich vein of form at present. While many of Arsenal's stars linked up their worldwide squads, Lacazette remained in London having been snubbed again by France head coach Didier Deschamps . (more...)
Griezmann's brace sees France pile more misery on Germany Griezmann's brace sees France pile more misery on Germany
- October 17, 2018

But France came back to win the match, 2-1. Antoine Griezmann scored twice in the second half as the world champions France came from behind to beat Germany 2-1 in their Nations League match and increase the pressure on Joachim Löw. (more...)
Nathan Ake transfer battle takes fresh twist, Chelsea hold the key Nathan Ake transfer battle takes fresh twist, Chelsea hold the key
- October 17, 2018

The decision wasn't a particularly favourable one among the Blues faithful considering Ake was never given a proper opportunity to shine throughout his six years at the club. In January 2014, Roman Abramovich got out his chequebook to re-sign Nemanja Matic at a price fourfold his value in a deal to bring in David Luiz from Benfica. (more...)
Suns Offer Minimum Contract To Jamal Crawford Suns Offer Minimum Contract To Jamal Crawford
- October 17, 2018

The 38-year-old shooting guard is the only player in National Basketball Association history to win the Sixth Man of the Year award and is the NBA's all-time leader in four-point plays (47) as well. In the playoffs, Rozier was even better, showing exceptional ball-control and playmaking ability as he averaged 16.5 points, 5.3 rebounds, 5.7 assists and 1.3 steals per game in place of an injured Kyrie Irving. (more...)
Lionel Messi's Argentina absence a pity for football Neymar Lionel Messi's Argentina absence a pity for football Neymar
- October 17, 2018

In the absence of Lionel Messi , the Albiceleste were terribly lacking in creativity and, while Brazil weren't much better, they always seemed the more likely to get the goal if there was to be one. He further added, talking about the future for the Albiceleste, "We are trying to create something for the future for Argentina ". "Hopefully he's just taking a rest", added Romero . (more...)
FA charges Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho over TV outburst FA charges Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho over TV outburst
- October 17, 2018

In the most recent game, Bailly was substituted after just 18 minutes against Newcastle United in the epic comeback win but Mourinho is said to have since contacted the Ivorian to reveal that the decision was tactical. NAIJ.com previously reported that Jose Mourinho is under huge pressure to return to winning ways following his side's disappointing defeat to Tottenham at Old Trafford over the weekend. (more...)
The Celebrity Dodgers Fans Who Let Down Kike Hernandez Photo Gallery The Celebrity Dodgers Fans Who Let Down Kike Hernandez Photo Gallery
- October 17, 2018

The Dodgers could only muster five hits and struck out 14 times in a game that was largely uncompetitive. "We're going to play Austin tomorrow". Put on your gear and go catch 99 with breaking balls that have a lot of movement. Grandal had eight errors to Barnes' two, but in more than twice as many chances. And in fairness to Grandal, 3-for-22 in the playoffs, when you lose 4-0, no one got the one swing. (more...)
Republic of Ireland v Wales Republic of Ireland v Wales
- October 17, 2018

He does it all the time in training, it's practice, practice, practice. "I have seen David Beckham over the years with his free-kicks and it's all about practice, practice, practice, and Harry does that as well". The determination not to give a goal away. And led by the captain. It's not easy when you miss players of that quality, but the players who stepped in did brilliant. (more...)
Nick Bosa not returning to OSU to focus on NFL Draft
- October 16, 2018

Instead, he intends to turn his focus to what was already his inevitable next step: the 2019 NFL Draft. "I was hopeful that Nick would be able to return to play again for us", Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said. While that can and perhaps will change some between now and next spring's draft, the big picture is that Bosa is widely believed to be one of the best players available despite his injury. (more...)
Naby Keita gives Liverpool another injury scare
- October 16, 2018

He is the fourth Liverpool player heading back to Merseyside with a problem following the latest series of internationals. According to Guinean journalist Sega Diallo, when asked about his injury, Keita said that he "does not know if it is serious" but he "thinks it's okay" but he will have it looked at when he arrives back at Liverpool. (more...)
Rain Saves Svitolina in Hong Kong QFs, Luksika Out Rain Saves Svitolina in Hong Kong QFs, Luksika Out
- October 16, 2018

Gavrilova, 24, said she was exhausted after two three-set matches in the earlier rounds and said she suffered a painful knee during the pre-game warm-up which required heavy strapping. Belgium's Alison Van Uytvanck rallied after dropping the first set to stun third-seeded Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic in the quarterfinals at Linz, Austria. (more...)
Leishman pulls away with final-day 65, wins CIMB Classic Leishman pulls away with final-day 65, wins CIMB Classic
- October 16, 2018

Leishman finished five clear of Emiliano Grillo and American duo Chesson Hadley and Bronson Burgoon with two-time victor Thomas in a share of fifth spot after an eight-under 64. When I'm feeling it and I'm hitting it good, I pretty much go at every pin and I feel like I can make all the putts. "It would be nice to get in the winner's circle again this year", said the Australian. (more...)
Ex-West Virginia player faces child sex charge in Georgia Ex-West Virginia player faces child sex charge in Georgia
- October 16, 2018

Crawford's wife, who was not named, allegedly woke up around 5 a.m. on Saturday and saw her husband with an erection. Crawford later admitted having oral sex and intercourse with her, but claimed the sex was her idea, the detective said. The woman reportedly went back to sleep. A sexual assault kit was later administered to the girl to preserve any DNA evidence, Scruggs said. A wife who caught her footballer husband red-handed in child sex with a 12-year-old girl, got him arrested over ... (more...)
Garcia beats Pliskova to win Tianjin title Garcia beats Pliskova to win Tianjin title
- October 16, 2018

Pliskova's failure to take the title also kept her from confirming a berth in the WTA Finals. Pliskova remains well placed in the Race to Singapore, coming into this week eighth in the standings, but this was a missed opportunity to have a chance to officially punch her ticket on Sunday. (more...)
Billy Vunipola: Saracens forward out of England's autumn internationals Billy Vunipola: Saracens forward out of England's autumn internationals
- October 16, 2018

Brother and prop Mako Vunipola strained a calf and lock Nick Isiekwe sprained an ankle in the same match, putting their worldwide availability in doubt. If Hughes is found guilty he could also miss England's November Tests, with the punishment for punching ranging from two to 10 weeks. England have been unlucky with injuries, with lock Joe Launchbury ruled out after knee surgery last week while Bath fullback Anthony Watson and Exeter forward Sam Simmonds will also miss next month's games. (more...)
Discipline all that's missing as KC cruises past Jags to 5-0 Discipline all that's missing as KC cruises past Jags to 5-0
- October 16, 2018

He also has NFL-best 15 passes of at least 25 yards. The only thing missing from the Chiefs' rout of the Jaguars on Sunday was discipline. The Jaguars won easily over the Jets 31-12 the last week to improve to 3-1. Mahomes led the Chiefs 73 yards on their first possession, finishing the drive himself with a short scramble for a touchdown. Through Week 4 of the National Football League schedule in 2017, the Jaguars had 18 sacks and five interceptions. (more...)
Shaw, Pant shine as India eye big lead against Windies Shaw, Pant shine as India eye big lead against Windies
- October 16, 2018

Chasing a paltry 72-run target, openers Prithvi Shaw (33*) and KL Rahul (33*) guided India home easily in just 16.1 overs on the third day of the Test. He was caught by Hope at gully off one that bounced sharply. For the record, during the West Indies second innings, the new SG Test ball had to be changed twice inside 12 overs. (more...)
Liverpool's Sadio Mane suffers hand injury while on Senegal duty Liverpool's Sadio Mane suffers hand injury while on Senegal duty
- October 16, 2018

Liverpool have declined to comment on Koeman's claims, but the injury is not expected to sideline Van Dijk, who has played the full 90 minutes four times since coming off against Saints - against Chelsea, Napoli and Manchester City for the Reds and in Saturday's Nations League victory over Germany for Holland. (more...)
Bregman trolls Eovaldi, Hinch says Bregman trolls Eovaldi, Hinch says "back it up" in ALCS
- October 16, 2018

Kimbrel, who was on the mound when the Yankees nearly overcame a three-run deficit in the deciding Game 4 of the division series, put another scare into Red Sox fans on Sunday night before finally recording the save. Devers also reached three times by singling twice and walking in place of Eduardo Nunez. "This isn't about me", Price insisted after the game. "And there's no sense in stopping". (more...)
Seahawks, Blazers owner, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65 Seahawks, Blazers owner, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65
- October 16, 2018

Allen succumbed to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. "Rest In Peace to this handsome mind", Blazers player Evan Turner, whose team begins its regular season on Thursday, said on Instagram . Vulcan's investment arm, Vulcan Capital invested in companies such as Redfin, Flipkart, Spotify, Uber, TrueCar, and Waterpik. He also cofounded Seattle's Museum of Pop Culture (formerly the Experience Music Project) and Everett's Flying Heritage and Combat Armor Museum. (more...)
Turner homers as Dodgers level NLCS with Brewers Turner homers as Dodgers level NLCS with Brewers
- October 16, 2018

He was lifted in the bottom of the fourth inning. Then the third baseman struck the biggest hit of the best-of-seven series, tying it at a game apiece as it swings to Los Angeles for three games starting Monday. Manny Machado homered and drove in three runs for Los Angeles. Woodruff threw two flawless innings and got the win. It was the first time in postseason history that a lefty-batting pitcher went deep off a left-hander. (more...)
Kiwis stave off late Kangaroos rally for ‘surreal win Kiwis stave off late Kangaroos rally for ‘surreal win
- October 16, 2018

This is Kiwis coach Michael Maguire's first test and win with the New Zealand side and says the supporters played a pivotal part in the test-match win. Manu did give his side an 8-6 lead when he produced a powerful fend to run over Mitchell in the 35th minute. Watene-Zelezniak appeared to have put his team ahead just before half-time when he pounced on a kick from Manu to score but review officials ruled that the Sydney Roosters centre had knocked on before he kicked. (more...)
Latest On The Injury To Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa Latest On The Injury To Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa
- October 15, 2018

Tua Tagovailoa #13 of the Alabama Crimson Tide celebrates beating the Georgia Bulldogs in overtime to win the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. His parents joined him in the tent. Nick Saban said on the broadcast after the game that Tagovailoa was "OK", and that his injury "was the same thing he was dealing with all week". (more...)
Simona Halep earns 2nd straight year-end No. 1 ranking Simona Halep earns 2nd straight year-end No. 1 ranking
- October 15, 2018

Stephens joins Halep, plus fellow Grand Slam champions Angelique Kerber , Naomi Osaka , Petra Kvitova and Caroline Wozniacki in the singles field for the October 21-28 event. She won the opening set against Simona Halep but the Romanian bounced back to score a 3-6 6-4 6-1 win that left Stephens empty-handed in her second Major final. (more...)

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