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Jordan Henderson keeps captaincy as Gareth Southgate demands England get Wembley roaring Jordan Henderson keeps captaincy as Gareth Southgate demands England get Wembley roaring
- September 03, 2017

The winger, like his worldwide team-mates, struggled to break down a resilient Maltese side and he was taken off at half-time, before the visitors improved after the break to eventually run out 4-0 winners. "Well, we won't be getting a result just because we're playing at home or because we've got a record of however many years", said Southgate , whose side will be usurped at the top of the pool should they lose to Slovakia. (more...)
N Korea bomb prompts global condemnation N Korea bomb prompts global condemnation
- September 03, 2017

Trump ruled out talks with North Korea during the second phone call with Abe in two days. The U.S. Pacific Command said the exercises were conducted in response to North Korea's recent missile launch . He branded North Korea "a rogue nation which has become a great threat and embarrassment to China, which is trying to help but with little success". (more...)
Lewis Hamilton in numbers Lewis Hamilton in numbers
- September 03, 2017

Despite the bad result and losing the points lead after back-to-back victories for Hamilton at Spa and Monza, Vettel remains confident in Ferrari's ability to challenge Mercedes in the remaining seven races of 2017. Vettel is hopeful that Sunday will turn out to be a better day for the team in front of their beloved Tifosi , with the German looking to minimise the point's loss to main title rival Hamilton. (more...)
Arsene Wenger confirms Arsenal will launch fresh move to sign Thomas Lemar Arsene Wenger confirms Arsenal will launch fresh move to sign Thomas Lemar
- September 03, 2017

He wrote in his column for the Daily Star : "The players look like they couldn't have cared less [at Anfield]". It's all too nice. This lot just give up. They are embarrassing the football club. "I'm disgusted. It's just an embarrassment from top to bottom". "But €180m is too much for us". "There will be plenty more games like that to come". (more...)
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger confirms €100m offer for Monaco playmaker Thomas Lemar Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger confirms €100m offer for Monaco playmaker Thomas Lemar
- September 03, 2017

It's all too nice. Arsenal legend and Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson has taken aim at his former club once again today, claiming the Gunners should have attempted to sign Danny Drinkwater from Leicester before his move to Chelsea . (more...)
Aditi stays in Top-10 at Cambia Portland Classic on LPGA Aditi stays in Top-10 at Cambia Portland Classic on LPGA
- September 03, 2017

She takes a three-stroke lead into Sunday's final round at Columbia Edgewater Country Club. "Anybody who has seen me play knows that's not normally me, but I haven't anxious about anything", said Lewis , whose husband is a golf coach at the University of Houston. (more...)
Rory McIlroy faces struggle to retain title as he slips down leaderboard Rory McIlroy faces struggle to retain title as he slips down leaderboard
- September 03, 2017

Rahm ended the back nine with a 12-foot eagle putt and then shot 31 on the back nine to build a lead in the morning that no one could catch. Johnson beat Jordan Spieth in a play-off to win The Northern Trust last week and the world number one carried his momentum into round one at TPC Boston . (more...)
Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal look vulnerable in year's final major Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal look vulnerable in year's final major
- September 03, 2017

That's the important thing. I changed more forehands down the line, hitting some good backhands later. That's important news for me, ? he added. Juan Martin del Potro , a countryman of Mayer, continued his impressive play by recording his third straight-sets victory and setting up a fourth-round match against sixth-seeded Dominic Thiem . (more...)
Decisions, decisions ... and an Eagles roster prediction Decisions, decisions ... and an Eagles roster prediction
- September 03, 2017

The tight ends are as expected with Zach Ertz, Brent Celek, and Trey Burton. OL (8): Jason Peters, Isaac Seumalo, Jason Kelce, Brandon Brooks, Lane Johnson, Halapoulivaati Vaitai , Chance Warmack , Stefen Wisniewski The Eagles are extremely thin on the offensive line , specifically at tackle after cutting Dillon Gordon and Taylor Hart. (more...)
Houston firefighter gets call to save his own parents from flood Houston firefighter gets call to save his own parents from flood
- September 03, 2017

Almost 76.2cm of rain hit the Port Arthur area. Harvey made landfall Friday night and has since broken the USA record for rainfall from a single storm, CNN senior meteorologist Dave Hennen said - with some areas of the state seeing nearly 52 inches of rain. (more...)
Texans dedicate 2017 season to Houstonians Texans dedicate 2017 season to Houstonians
- September 03, 2017

CT has been relocated to AT&T Stadium in Arlington", the National Football League said in a release. And so when it became available to us, we've got so many guys on the team that are distracted by all of the events and circumstances and things that are happening at home that it became increasingly more hard from our perspective to ask those guys to go out and try to play a football game. (more...)
Manchester United Players Were Already Aware Of Last Summer Signing Manchester United Players Were Already Aware Of Last Summer Signing
- September 03, 2017

The 20-time English champions signed the former Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain striker on a free transfer in 2016. "I already knew for a while that Zlatan would sign but I didn't tell anyone", Lukaku told reporters following his hat-trick for Belgium in their 9-0 World Cup qualifying win over Gibraltar on Thursday night. (more...)
Drew Lock's Career Day Helps Mizzou Record a 72-43 Win Drew Lock's Career Day Helps Mizzou Record a 72-43 Win
- September 03, 2017

The Bears continued to rip off big plays, and the biggest was Malik Earl's 89-yard tackle-breaking touchdown reception on a third-and-24 play in the second quarter. Missouri State: The Bears will visit FCS opponent North Dakota. Odom, a former defensive coordinator who still calls the defensive signals, watched his team give up 492 yards to the FCS Bears in the opener. (more...)
Mizzou offense sets records in season-opener against Missouri State Mizzou offense sets records in season-opener against Missouri State
- September 03, 2017

Missouri scored on the first play from scrimmage. Junior QB Drew Lock (Lee's Summit, Mo.) had a career day in setting school records of seven passing touchdowns and 541 yards, and amassing 515 yards of total offense. The touchdown was wiped out and the ball was moved back to Missouri State's 17-yard line. Missouri would settle for a 35-yard field goal on the drive. (more...)
New year, same LSU defense, as Tigers dominate BYU New year, same LSU defense, as Tigers dominate BYU
- September 03, 2017

Then after Mangum underthrew his receiver and got picked off by Andraez Williams, the Tigers marched 65 yards downfield and Guice scored his second touchown of the game from one yard out to make it 14-0 at the half. Wanting to keep "a competitive advantage" over his opponents, LSU?coach Ed Orgeron said Thursday that he will not announce any suspensions or discipline this season, deciding instead to keep that information private. (more...)
Nebraska rides high-scoring offense to 43-36 win over Arkansas State Nebraska rides high-scoring offense to 43-36 win over Arkansas State
- September 03, 2017

Morgan ostensibly appreciated the new gunslinger, too; he finished with a career-high five receptions for a career-high 102 yards and a touchdown. The Huskers took a 27-26 lead into the half and wouldn't trail the rest of the night. Nebraska retook the lead 10-7 with 4:53 left. He capped off the drive with a 29-yard pass to running back Chris Murray. Nebraska wasted little time charging down the field behind starting running back Tre Bryant , who ended the night with a career-high 192 ... (more...)
Cilic, Isner Upsets Add to US Open Chaos; Federer, Nadal Up Saturday Cilic, Isner Upsets Add to US Open Chaos; Federer, Nadal Up Saturday
- September 03, 2017

Fourth seed Alexander Zverev was one of the favourites to win the US Open title before the tournament started, but it's his brother Mischa who has outlasted him at a Major for the second time in the year. Open when his opponent, Kyle Edmund , retired with a neck injury during their match Friday. The run of Canadian qualifier Denis Shapovalov continued as he reached the fourth round of a major for the first time. (more...)
US Open: Nadal to take on Mayer in third round
- September 03, 2017

Top-seeded Rafael Nadal overcame a slow start to defeat Leonardo Mayer 6-7 (7-3), 6-3, 6-1, 6-4, on Saturday in the third round of the U.S. Open at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens, New York. The pair have played four on four previous occasions with Nadal never dropping a set against Mayer and the victor will play either Viktor Troicki or Alexandr Dolgopolov in the fourth round. (more...)
Brendan Schaub Explains Backstage Altercation with Nate Diaz After Mayweather vs. McGregor Brendan Schaub Explains Backstage Altercation with Nate Diaz After Mayweather vs. McGregor
- September 03, 2017

Schaub, who's retired from fighting, was seen exchanging words with UFC lightweight and resident rabble-rouser Nate Diaz in a video that made the rounds this past weekend. You should be selling this fight against Conor, not me. "What are you doing?'" While Conor McGregor didn't earn as much as his opponent, who is worth an estimated $400 million, the Mirror revealed that McGregor was guaranteed $30 million for the fight and expected to make over $100 million. (more...)
Appalachian State vs Georgia Appalachian State vs Georgia
- September 03, 2017

He finished the game 10 of 15 for 143 yards and one touchdown in a dominating 31-10 win over the Mountaineers. Deep in his own territory, Eason dropped back to pass and scrambled right before getting hit by an App State defender when he was well beyond the field of play. (more...)
Renshaw looks to emulate Warner Renshaw looks to emulate Warner
- September 03, 2017

Brathwaite and Hope defied the odds and the form book to lead the West Indies batting in the Headingley Test and help them successfully chase 322 in an unforgettable victory. "The boys are all hurting with the criticism you get (but) you deserve that when you don't win", Lehmann said. "It is not ruled out with any of the XI really, of the 14 here anyone could play". (more...)
Jon Rahm takes charge at TPC Boston with 5-under 66 Jon Rahm takes charge at TPC Boston with 5-under 66
- September 03, 2017

In a year that has seen its up and downs through 27 events, with a trio of top-10 finishes and $1,170,668 in earnings, McGirt welcomes the offseason. "I sort of find myself in a similar position this week as I was previous year, needing a good week to sort of kick-start the next few weeks", said McIlroy. (more...)
JJ Watt's Houston Harvey relief fund hits $17M JJ Watt's Houston Harvey relief fund hits $17M
- September 03, 2017

Thank you for your help in our time of need!" JJ Watt shared the below video on social media Wednesday in announcing the new fundraising goal. The actions that Capela have taken show how much of an impact Hurricane Harvey had that professional athletes and others alike are offering help in any manner that they can. (more...)
Hamilton: Breaking pole record 'an epic day' Hamilton: Breaking pole record 'an epic day'
- September 03, 2017

Vettel's race simulation pace in Practice Two was similar to, if not quicker, than Hamilton's, and he will hope to pass a Williams and a Force India at the very least in the race. His Williams has been off the pace this season but in the rain it found its groove and the 18-year-old made the most of it. That will promote Stroll to the front row alongside Hamilton after he set a time 1.478s off the Mercedes driver. (more...)
Ross Barkley: 'I didn't undergo medical with Chelsea' Ross Barkley: 'I didn't undergo medical with Chelsea'
- September 03, 2017

Reports claimed that the England global arrived at Chelsea' Cobham training ground, completed his medical and then turned down a switch to the Premier League champions. Special dispensation was requested from the FA to register Leicester City's midfielder after the official deadline, one of several deals due to come through late. (more...)