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Italy focus on playoff berth Italy focus on playoff berth
- September 06, 2017

Italy will again be without defender Giorgio Chiellini after he was ruled out with an ankle problem and subsequently returned to Juventus for treatment, per Joe Wright at Goal. After the break Italy improved, with a clear first chance for Immobile (48). "We needed a victory, it's a positive thing, it's a game that is unlocked by scoring fast", said Candreva. (more...)
Adrien Silva deal in doubt because Leicester missed deadline by 14 seconds Adrien Silva deal in doubt because Leicester missed deadline by 14 seconds
- September 06, 2017

Leicester believed they had sealed a £22m deal for the Portugal global before the deadline, but Fifa's Transfer Matching System (TMS) ruled that the relevant paperwork had been submitted 14 seconds past the deadline. For an worldwide transfer to be ratified, two two clubs involved must enter the key details into Fifa's TMS before their association's deadline - 11pm in England. (more...)
Sammie Coates faces team that traded him in National Football League opener Sammie Coates faces team that traded him in National Football League opener
- September 06, 2017

That means at least one will be inactive for the Steelers game. During the Steelers' run to the AFC Championship Game last season, Coates caught two passes and gained 34 yards in the postseason despite playing part of the season with multiple broken fingers. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo wants Gareth Bale dropped from Real Madrid side Cristiano Ronaldo wants Gareth Bale dropped from Real Madrid side
- September 06, 2017

According to the Mirror's Rik Sharma, Mbappe was keen on a move to the Bernabeu but ultimately chose PSG instead after concluding he wouldn't receive enough game time at Madrid with Karim Benzema , Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo all in the side. (more...)
Coutinho saga damaging Liverpool's talks with Emre Can, release clause demanded Coutinho saga damaging Liverpool's talks with Emre Can, release clause demanded
- September 06, 2017

As it stands, he will be free to speak to clubs outside the Premier League from January 1. Per the source, Juventus are even readying a £9million bid in January if they are still in the Champions League. The 23-year-old has been in impressive form of late following a brace against Hoffenheim and a dominant display versus Arsenal. The German star's camp want a release clause included, while Liverpool are adamant about extending his contract on their own terms. (more...)
Win or lose, Sloane Stephens is back and better than ever Win or lose, Sloane Stephens is back and better than ever
- September 06, 2017

A U.S. Open title is just three wins away, and Serena Williams is busy with her newborn daughter, leaving her throne unguarded. In the US Open quarterfinals, Stephens will play the victor of the match between No.16 seed Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia and wild card Maria Sharapova from Russian Federation. (more...)
Venus Williams advances to US Open semis Venus Williams advances to US Open semis
- September 06, 2017

After an early exchange of second-set breaks, Carreno Busta broke to 5-4 and held to claim the set, then broke at love on a double fault to open the third set. Carreno Busta reached the doubles final here previous year and said that playing doubles helps his singles game. "I tried to be focused all the time". (more...)
Argentina's problem is simple: Despite Messi, it can't score Argentina's problem is simple: Despite Messi, it can't score
- September 06, 2017

Jorge Sampaoli's side is in fifth place but is only two points back of second-place Colombia and the three points from this game are essential for staying competitive with the other top teams in the region. Midfielder Ever Banega - who missed the match in Montevideo due to suspension - is also likely to return, replacing his Sevilla teammate Guido Pizarro. (more...)
Indians win 12th straight Indians win 12th straight
- September 06, 2017

With depth. Kluber (14-4, 2.56 ERA, 11.8 K/9) and Carlos Carrasco (13-6, 3.67 ERA, 10.0 K/9) remain the pitching staff's anchors, but the contributions of Mike Clevinger (2-0, 15 K, 0 ER over his last two starts) and Ryan Merritt (2-0, 12 IP, 1 ER in two spot starts) have been key during the streak. (more...)
Cubs' Arrieta leaves game with hamstring injury Cubs' Arrieta leaves game with hamstring injury
- September 06, 2017

If Arrieta is lost for the year because of this injury, it could also be the last time Chicago fans watch him pitch in a Cubs uniform as he is a free agent at the end of this season. The Cubs have scored 17 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last nine games. We'll see how it plays out. "I don't foresee it being a serious deal". (more...)
Froome extends lead but insists La Vuelta 'race is not over' Froome extends lead but insists La Vuelta 'race is not over'
- September 06, 2017

Team Sky's Froome is seeking to become only the third person to win the Tour de France and La Vuelta in the same year and the first since 1978. The route in the southern Sierra Nevada mountains ended with nearly 28km of continuous ascent. (more...)
Man shot and killed in Columbia identified Man shot and killed in Columbia identified
- September 06, 2017

After three years as a Maryland assistant and interim head coach, he is in his second year on the staff of Alabama coach Nick Saban . Crimson Tide wide receivers coach and assistant offensive coordinator Mike Locksley's 25-year-old son Meiko was shot and killed in Columbia, Md. (more...)
D-backs approach record for most consecutive innings without trailing
- September 06, 2017

Reds outfielder Scooter Gennett did so back on June 6 against the St. Louis Cardinals . The first player to hit four homers in a single game was Bobby Lowe for the Boston Beaneaters against the Cincinnati Reds on May 30, 1894, the almanac stated. (more...)
Head of Rio 2016 organising committee questioned in vote-buying investigation Head of Rio 2016 organising committee questioned in vote-buying investigation
- September 06, 2017

An arrest warrant was also issued for Soares, who lives in Miami, and his business partner Eliane Pereira Cavalcante. Numerous officials connected to the Rio Olympics, including former Rio State Governor Sergio Cabral and businessman Eike Batista, have been arrested as part of the Lava Jato investigation. (more...)
Dolphins will not play at home on Sunday due to Irma Dolphins will not play at home on Sunday due to Irma
- September 06, 2017

The Dolphins were originally scheduled to kick off their 2017 campaign at 1 p.m. ET (1700 GMT) on Sunday at Hard Rock Stadium. And assuming that it is on Sunday, none of the millions of fans in Miami will be able to watch as the hurricane is scheduled to hit sometime on Sunday morning. (more...)
Americans dominate as Keys and Vandeweghe reach US Open QFs Americans dominate as Keys and Vandeweghe reach US Open QFs
- September 06, 2017

It was a good day for Americans at the US Open as Madison Keys and Coco Vandeweghe moved into the quarter-finals, while world number one Karolina Pliskova also progressed. Perseverance seems to be a common thread among the Americans left in the field. Unfortunately for her, Svitolina is the best player on tour right now and Keys will be drained from her last match. (more...)
Dawgs turn attention to Notre Dame Dawgs turn attention to Notre Dame
- September 06, 2017

Kickoff for Saturday's game against Georgia in South Bend is at 7:30pm ET on NBC. During the drive when Wright had two catches for 35 yards, Marchi took two shots at the end zone. Fittingly, the two games are the same two mentioned earlier in terms of scoring three touchdowns in one quarter, Nevada (239 rushing yards) and Army (261). (more...)
US Open: Big-hitting Sam Querrey downs Mischa Zverev to enter quarters US Open: Big-hitting Sam Querrey downs Mischa Zverev to enter quarters
- September 06, 2017

He is also the first South African sem-finalist in the US Open since Cliff Drysdale in 1965. Despite being seen as a favorite to reach the final from a bottom half of the draw devoid of the game's stalwarts, Querrey said he was "pretty happy" with his run to the quarterfinals, which was his best result in 11 appearances here, and the first quarterfinal appearance at the U.S. (more...)
Lively arm, bat carry Phillies to 9-1 win over Mets Lively arm, bat carry Phillies to 9-1 win over Mets
- September 06, 2017

Lively has allowed exactly two earned runs in four of his last five starts but was not victorious in that stretch until defeating Miami his last time out. Lively added his two-run single on a grounder to center field with two-outs. Six of the runs were earned. Williams greeted Josh Smoker with a three-run double. (more...)
Red Sox Apparently Used The Apple Watch To Steal Signs In Baseball Red Sox Apparently Used The Apple Watch To Steal Signs In Baseball
- September 06, 2017

While news of the Red Sox sign-stealing broke on Tuesday, the investigation has been ongoing for the last two weeks. He didn't comment about possible penalties. The Red Sox , who recently lost three of four games to the Yankees in NY, have a narrow 2.5-game lead over their rival in the AL East standings. And considering the best hitters in the game typically carry batting averages of around.300, meaning they only succeed about 30 percent of the time , every little bit helps. (more...)
Blue Jays should explore right-field options for remainder of season Blue Jays should explore right-field options for remainder of season
- September 06, 2017

The Red Sox lost to Seattle 8-7 in 20 innings in 1981 - that game was suspended after 19 innings past 1 a.m. because of an American League curfew rule, and resumed about 18 hours later. The Blue Jays own an ERA of 4.53 which is close to middle of the row which doesn't work with the bats unable to score consistently. Red Sox starter Eduardo Rodriguez tossed six innings of two-run ball, allowing six hits and a walk with eight strikeouts. (more...)
Cardinals sign veteran guard Alex Boone to 1-year contract Cardinals sign veteran guard Alex Boone to 1-year contract
- September 06, 2017

The Vikings also released T.J. Clemmings, who played 31 games the past two seasons. Originally an undrafted free agent out of Ohio State, the 6-foot-7 Boone started 14 games for a Vikings offensive line otherwise ransacked by injuries last season. (more...)
Michelle Obama as Beyonce in 'Formation' birthday tribute drives internet wild Michelle Obama as Beyonce in 'Formation' birthday tribute drives internet wild
- September 06, 2017

Michelle Obama , former Destiny's Child bandmate Kelly Rowland , tennis champion Serena Williams , and Bianca Lawson were featured. The former First Lady was an especially close friend of Queen Bey, and her inclusion generated a large share of overall reactions in social media. (more...)
Jeremy Kerley to sign with Jets Jeremy Kerley to sign with Jets
- September 06, 2017

The New York Jets brought back veteran Jeremy Kerley on Tuesday in an effort to revamp a wide receiver corps that has been beset by injuries and suspensions this offseason. In another roster move, the Jets waived fullback Julian Howsare . Kerley will again be an option to return punts for the Jets, who also claimed former Broncos return man Kalif Raymond off waivers Sunday. (more...)
Stanford Cardinal vs. USC Trojans Stanford Cardinal vs. USC Trojans
- September 06, 2017

For his performance, Olson has been named the PAC-12's Special Teams Player of the Week. He pointed out that several passes had been tipped, resulting in his two interceptions, and that his completion percentage was still at 70 percent. (more...)