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Manchester United have started the season strongly


Alex Ferguson, the manager who brought him to Old Trafford from Blackburn Rovers for £16.5 million in the summer of 2011, said back in 2013 that Jones could be United's "best ever player". Heading into the worldwide break, United has collected a maximum nine points without conceding. And while Jose Mourinho deserves credit for the team's performances, there are a few players that have stood out thus far. Read More »

Hazard assures Chelsea boss Conte: Gibraltar action good for me


Without the ball, he had an impact too . They didn't even have costa and hazard in their team! Speaking to Off The Ball after yesterday's win over Everton , Conte feels there is no comparison to be made between last season's title triumph and this season's attempt to defend the Premier League crown, apart from the size of the squad. Read More »

Thierry Henry reacts to Liverpool's 4-0 thrashing of Arsenal

There is something wrong with Arsenal at the minute", he told Sky Sports . "I knew what would happen today, I knew what was going to happen against Leicester [4-3 win], I knew what was going to happen at Stoke [1-0 defeat]..." If I am the problem, I am sorry, but I believe all together we lose. Read More »

Texans dedicate 2017 season to Houstonians

Head coach Bill O'Brien also announced that the team is dedicating the season "to the people of Houston" who have been devastated by catastrophic flooding due to Hurricane Harvey. "It's an unfortunate situation, but we're going to focus on Jacksonville and do whatever we can get to a win for this city". A spokesperson from the Houston Texans was not immediately available for comment. Read More »

49ers vs. Vikings: Full preseason San Francisco grades and analysis


Regardless, it's never too early to start thinking about the 2018 draft now that we have a better idea of what San Francisco's roster will look like in 2017. The McKinnon score finally got the home crowd cheering, and Taylor Heinicke's two-yard run for the go ahead extra two points had them standing on their feet. Read More »

Did Calvin Harris Deliberately Not Clap For Taylor Swift's New Video?


Fans claim it looks like Beyoncé's "Formation" video . Taylor Swift is making an impact in a big way! The 27-year-old singer dropped the much-anticipated song late Thursday to streaming platforms and iTunes. Joseph Kahn took to Twitter on Saturday, August 26, to hit back at accusations that Swift, 27, copied Queen Bey in the video for "Look What You Made Me Do ". Read More »

Broncos Backup Quarterback Paxton Lynch To Miss Some Regular Season Games


Lynch was injured during Denver's Week 3 preseason matchup against the Green Bay Packers on Saturday. But he landed hard on his right shoulder as he was sacked on Denver's first possession and was replaced by Kyle Sloter . 1 and Lynch as No. 2. Or three, the Broncos trade for a quarterback. The Broncos are unlikely to sign a vested veteran because his entire 2017 salary would be guaranteed if he's on the roster Week 1. Read More »

New York Jets name Josh McCown starting quarterback


McCown has had extremely limited success as a starter over his first 14 years in the National Football League, which saw him play for seven different teams. He is reportedly expected to be ready for the season opener after being diagnosed with a minor knee sprain. Meanwhile, Petty had a solid game against the Giants, completing 15-of-18 passes for 250 yards and three scores. Read More »

Konta shocked out of US Open


A double fault from the Serb, though, handed Konta a break to love and she duly wrapped up the opening set 6-4. And despite her exit to the world number 78, Konta is remaining upbeat. Krunic again showed her ability to thrive against a more illustrious opponent on Monday, although the Russian was aided by an error-strewn display from Konta, who landed only 45 per cent of her first serves. Read More »

In another twist, top basketball recruit Mitchell Robinson returns to Western Kentucky


Now, Robinson is expected at another school... However, there were concerns that Robinson would not be eligible to play at another school this season due to the fact that he attended summer school at Western Kentucky . 247Sports ranks him as the No. 6 overall player and top center in the class of 2017. Robinson, a former McDonald's All-American, averaged 25.7 points, 12.6 rebounds and an even six blocks per game as a senior for Chalmette High School in Louisiana. Read More »

Astros-Rangers series moves from Houston to Florida

The league said no decision had been made about where the Astros' weekend series against the New York Mets would take place, although there have been discussions about whether to move those games from Houston's Minute Maid Park to Tropicana Field or the Mets' home of Citi Field . Read More »

Foyth: I chose Tottenham Hotspur because of Pochettino

Estudiantes defender Juan Foyth has told El Dia that he made a decision to join Tottenham Hotspur after encouraging words from manager Mauricio Pochettino . Spurs fans shouldn't expect Foyth to have a major impact on the first team, but it appears that Pochettino views him as a player who could be an important part of Tottenham's back line in future years. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp says more signings 'are really possible' before transfer deadline


However, Philippe Coutinho , Adam Lallana and Nathaniel Clyne are all unavailable. Mignolet; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Lovren, Moreno; Henderson, Wijnaldum, Can; Salah, Firmino, Mane. The last time Liverpool won three consecutive league games against Arsenal was in May 1998, when they completed a run of four victories. They won the Russian Premier League for the first time in 16 years, and while they will be regarded as the weakest seeded side, their surprise performance last season shows ... Read More »

Petr Cech slams 'unacceptable' Arsenal performance in Liverpool loss


In the other Premier League match Sunday evening, Harry Kane could not break his gosl drought in the month of August as Tottenham Hotspur were held by Burnley to a dramatic 1-1 draw at Wembley Stadium. Egypt global Mohamed Salah put Liverpool 3-0 up shortly after the break while Daniel Sturridge's late header sealed three points . Dele Alli put Spurs ahead in the 49th minute after Burnley failed to clear a corner, but new striker Chris Wood earned Sean Dyche's men a share of the ... Read More »

Fantasy implications of Deshone Kizer earning Browns' starting job to open 2017


This article has been updated with Kizer being named the Browns' starting quarterback. Kizer doesn't think the Browns would play him if he wasn't ready. "Until I'm out there, everyone's gonna have a right to have an opinion". Brock Osweiler's career is in limbo once again. Kizer simply said he trusted Jackson and emphasized the process has been "dead on, straight on". Read More »

Salah shines in 4-0 Liverpool victory over Arsenal


The darling of the home crowd, Sadio Mane , added a second five minutes before the break before Egyptian Mohamed Salah stole the ball from a hesitant Hector Bellerin 12 minutes into the second half before scoring the third. When asked why the performance had been so sub-standard, the Frenchman said: "That is a question that is very hard to answer straight away after the game". Read More »

Liverpool v Arsenal: Koscielny back from cup final heartbreak


Serving quality football news from around the globe. The highlight here will be the return of Alexis Sanchez , with manager Wenger revealing on Thursday morning that his star was available for selection this weekend. Such is his speed, his reading of the game and his timing in his tackling, it is usually the case that he is able to successfully commit himself to winning the ball. Read More »

Man City's Roberts re-joins Celtic on loan


However, it appears any remaining obstacles have been overcome with the Telegraph stating that 20-year-old Roberts' move to Celtic should be done in the next 48 hours. "I love it here and to be back is great and I'm thankful to be finally here". I haven't seen the Celtic lads yet but I'm sure they will all be looking forward to it and will be raring to go when it gets underway. Read More »

Cavs to Seek Additional Compensation After Thomas Physical


Boston has sold their fan base on a future centered around Kyrie Irving as the focal point, with Gordon Hayward and Al Horford playing supporting roles. The Celtics have already been linked to Pelicans star Anthony Davis, and while New Orleans has said they are not shopping him, Boston is hoping they can lure him away - and believe adding Kyrie Irving has helped their chances of doing so. Read More »

Should Celtic make cheeky loan bid for Southampton's Virgil van Dijk?


Southampton are remaining adamant that Liverpool target Virgil van Dijk will not be sold this transfer window. Liverpool had been in pole position to land the £60m-rated centre-back for much of the past three months but, with interest seemingly cooling over luring him to Anfield, London rivals Chelsea and Arsenal have moved to the head of the queue for his signature. Read More »

Dolphins Will 'Seriously Listen' To Jarvis Landry Trade Offers


The Dolphins appear too financially strapped at this point to offer him an extension, after spending $10 Million on Jay Cutler. So it's interesting, at least, that they may listen to trade offers for him, and Michael Lombardi of The Ringer recently reiterated that possibility. Read More »

Key Battles That Could Decide the Premier League Clash Between Liverpool & Arsenal


There is no question this game against Arsenal will be Liverpool's toughest test of the current season, but at the same time, The Reds should have their confidence quite high. Liverpool fans have been waiting all summer for some positive transfer news and while Klopp is clearly laying the groundwork for a quiet final few days of transfer trading, he is clearly hopeful of getting a least one deal done. Read More »

Rafael Nadal to head into US Open as World No.1


They have faced each other three times on hard courts, with Sharapova most recently prevailing 6-4, 6-4 at the 2015 WTA Finals in Singapore. "Obviously I kind of ran out of time". They were drawn Friday into the same half of the bracket, meaning they could only meet in the semifinals in NY. "But the bottomline is I'd love to play Rafa here". Read More »

Manchester United v Leicester City


They thought they had gone ahead in the 28th minute when a Harry Maguire error led to Lukaku firing at Schmeichel , with Juan Mata putting away the rebound only to be denied by assistant Constantine Hatzidakis' flag. Antonio Valencia will keep his place on the right while Eric Bailly and Phil Jones appear to be the first-choice centre-back pairing while Victor Lindelof adjusts to life in England. Read More »

Ex-Baylor coach Art Briles hired as CFL assistant


There was widespread speculation whether or not Briles would land a coaching job in college after leaving Baylor amid a messy scandal and investigation. Coaches will always find a job somewhere and this demonstrates that nothing else will matter in the end. Before his tenure at Baylor, Briles coached Houston for five years and was a running backs coach for three seasons at Texas Tech before that. Read More »

Kobe Bryant Challenges Giannis Antetokounmpo to Win MVP


Bryant told the Milwaukee Bucks All-Star that he needs to win the 2017-2018 NBA MVP Award. Bryant challenged Sherman to break the single-season interceptions record. Twenty-five minutes later, Wall responded on Twitter: "Say no more!" He finished eighth in the NBA MVP voting . Wall wasn't named to the all-defensive first or second team last season despite leading the National Basketball Association in steals with 157 and leading all point guards in blocks with 49. Read More »

Manchester United vs Leicester City, Premier League


Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will hope to cap a successful week, on and off the field, by making it three wins in as many games when Leicester visit Old Trafford on Saturday. Not for me, when we make changes, it is always the right changes. Currently Manchester United and Chelsea are still interested in the player and The Sun believes the Portuguese midfielder will make his move to Premier League before the end of summer transfer window. Read More »

Dinesh Chandimal, Lahiru Thirimanne roped in Sri Lanka ODI Upul Tharanga suspended


With India having won the third ODI, they have hold an unassailable 3-0 series lead going into the final two ODIs, which will both be held in Colombo on August 31 and September 3 respectively. "As a bowler, you constantly have to learn new things and that has been my main aim all the time because this is my first visit to Sri Lanka ". Bumrah ended with 5-27, his best figures in an ODI. Read More »

Liverpool are in Dialogue to Sign $57million Versatile Star


Things didn't go to plan for Sanches, who found himself out of his depth at Bayern , and with minutes limited there are real fears if he doesn't head off somewhere this season-either on loan or permanently-he could do real damage to his development as a player. Read More »

Liverpool agree club-record deal for Naby Keita


Following their qualification to the UEFA Champions League group stage last week, Jurgen Klopp's boys trounced Arsenal 4-0 at Anfield on Sunday as the Reds keep rolling to start the season. Keita could become a replacement for Emre Can , a shining light in Liverpool's midfield so far this season, as he looks set to join Juventus next summer. Read More »

Borussia Dortmund sign £23m Andriy Yarmolenko as Ousmane Dembele replacement


As a fast and tricky winger, he will be a like-for-like replacement for Dembele. "I'm really thankful to Dynamo Dyiv for letting me follow my dream and move to one of Europe's biggest clubs. Yarmolenko had scored three goals in five league appearances for Kiev this season, following on from a year ago where he netted 15 times in the top flight for his best career return. Read More »

Chelsea boss Conte pushing to sign cut-price Llorente


Antonio Conte wants Llorente to support fellow countryman Alvaro Morata up front and also for him to replace embattled striker Diego Costa. Llorente would bring a brand of physicality off the bench the team now lacks up top. It's suggested he's keen to persevere with Borja Mayoral as a back-up option. Chelsea also continue to be linked with Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Southampton's Virgil van Dijk. Read More »

Zimmer Likes What He Sees From Murray


Reid also knelt during the 2016 season after former teammate Colin Kaepernick became the first player to do so as a protest against social injustice. "You guys know what we were trying to get accomplished with that. I think it's more apparent now after this past weekend". Both 49ers general manager John Lynch and coach Kyle Shanahan said earlier this month that no players had approached them about possibly protesting, and both said they understood the intentions of such protests. Read More »