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Liverpool's Sadio Mane, Huddersfield's David Wagner named best in August

Former Newcastle and West Ham goalkeeper Shaka Hislop may have said it was a "no-brainer" on the red card decision but another no brainer was Liverpool had to strengthen their defence in the transfer window. Liverpool would have been forgiven for taking this approach for the remainder of the game, especially when one takes into consideration the attacking prowess of Manchester City . Read More »

Two militants killed, one arrested in J&K


The police chief said there were reports that three militants were holed up in the area when the operation was launched. Two terrorists were killed in the encounter, while the third one was captured alive, he said adding their identity and group affiliation was being ascertained. Read More »

Ronald Darby Carted Off vs. Redskins with Ankle Injury


An attempt to reduce (realign the ankle) on the field did not appear successful. The cart had to come pick Darby up off the field while medical personnel stabilized the joint. The Eagles were very thin at the corner position prior to the trade, and they may be back to where they started depending on the severity of the injury . Read More »

Mourinho reacts to draw at Stoke

Unfortunately for them, his efforts today couldn't help United to a win against Stoke , but Lukaku can hold his head high at proving a few doubters wrong with his prolific start at United. With one more goal we win 3-2 but without the mistake at the corner then we win 2-1 and Lukaku's miss doesn't matter. "We had a similar situation a year ago with Man City, who were not able to sustain it". Read More »

Flacco, defense lead Ravens' shutout win over Bengals


The 2017 season could not have started any better for the Baltimore Ravens . -Never mind it is the first Ravens' shut out of the Bengals since 2001, last of three straight hatched by defensive coordinator Marvin Lewis in Baltimore. He placed two inside the 20-yard line. On defense the Ravens dialed up a lot of pressures on Dalton and they didn't give up any long plays for touchdowns, which they have done in the past against the Bengals. Read More »

Louis van Gaal opens up on being betrayed by Manchester United


While that aura of invincibility surrounding Manchester United had definitely diminished under the tenure of Moyes and Van Gaal, Mourinho will know that he also has to deliver at Old Trafford. He said: " Suddenly former players started to yap in the media that we were playing boring football and Mourinho's sacking made it very attractive for everyone to keep bashing me ". Read More »

Lacy back at Lambeau Field in Seahawks season opener on KPUG


Russell Wilson still runs the show on offense and is, without a doubt, one of the Top 10 quarterbacks in the league. And if you're looking to attack Green Bay's lack of size at linebacker, Eddie Lacy is the back to do it. The Packers were 11-7-1 against the spread . Brooks has posted over 50 sacks since 2009 but is coming off his worst graded season (49.5) according to Pro Football Focus . Read More »

Former Alabama LB Reuben Foster carted off field after injury


Hoyer was intercepted on the opening drive of the second half by Luke Kuechly which set up another Panthers touchdown. The Panthers scored six points-two field goals-off their failed 4th down conversions while also taking advantage of Hoyer with 14 points off turnovers. Read More »

Great North Run 2017: Mo Farah wins race for fourth time


JoiningCheruiyot in the women's field are her fellow KenyansMary Keitany, theall-women's marathon world record-holder and two-time Great North Run victor, plusGreat Scottish Run winnerBetsy Saina and Great Birmingham 10k winnerCaroline Chepkoech Kipkirui. Read More »

Tigers use grand slam, triple play to defeat Blue Jays


Hernandez's performance overshadowed a 4-for-4 performance by Darwin Barney, one of the hits a double. Detroit Tigers second basemen Ian Kinsler (3) warms up prior to a game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Toronto is intrigued with Hernandez's athleticism and power potential. Hernandez smacked a two-run homer to centre field - his first as a Blue Jay - in the fourth to put Toronto ahead 3-0. Read More »

Chicago Bears vs Atlanta Falcons

Expect Jones to have much more room to run versus the Gren Bay Packers in Week 2. White, who had two catches for six yards Sunday, has battled injuries throughout his brief career. The rookie running back from North Carolina A&T rushed for 66 yards on five carries. But Chicago has to start the veteran here, even if he isn't the best option. Read More »

Deshaun Watson steps in for benched Tom Savage amid Texans' struggles


The Houston Texans honored the heroes from Hurricane Harvey in the pregame ceremony for Sunday's season opener at NRG Stadium. Fournette, meanwhile, rushed for 100 yards including a 1-yard touchdown in the second quarter, and displayed the bruising running style that made him a coveted prospect out of LSU. Read More »

Wenger insists Alexis Sanchez will convert boo boys

Arsenal made a good start to the Premier League campaign, winning 4-3 against Leicester, but were then beaten by Stoke and thrashed by Liverpool . The keeper did well to deny Lacazette on the follow-up and gave Tyrone Mings an earful for his initial pass back. The Arsenal manager would happily view again the first half hour of this contest through the lens of that window. Read More »

What To Watch For: Storylines going into Washington's season opener


It was the first time in National Football League history a team has lost two 1,000-yard receivers in the same offseason and puts immediate pressure on Doctson to stay healthy and produce. It seems like the offense comes alive when they go with a tempo format. See how Twitter reacted to the play. We've got a nice little game-plan to get things done. Read More »

Steelers at Browns: Highlights, score and recap

It's simply the way the desperate-not-to-be-the-same-old-Browns started a season-opener in the year 2017. He found himself down early on after the blocked punt for a touchdown, and, outside an interception, had a great day in his debut. The offense was responsible for numerous team's gaudy 144 penalty yards on 13 flags. Feiler has played in one regular season game, last season's loss to the Dolphins in Miami in Week 6. Read More »

Dion Dublin reacts to Southampton's defeat vs Watford


Nathan Redmond has been directly involved in five goals in his last three PL matches against Watford , scoring four and assisting one. Abdoulaye Doucoure scored a spectacular low half-volley from 25 yards out to beat Fraser Forster at the end of the first half. Read More »

Rafael Nadal vs. Kevin Anderson


Nadal defeated No 28 Juan Martín del Potro 4-6, 6-0, 6-3, 6-2 to reach the final. "So I am very happy about what happened, very happy to win Monte Carlo, Barcelona , Madrid and Roland Garros". "It's great to see him in a final of one of the most important events of the year". It has been a lot of hard work to get to this point. The King of Clay , Nadal, has won 15 of the 22 Slam finals that he's contested, including a 2-1 record here in NY, and starts as a very heavy [1.15] favourite ... Read More »

Cardinals RB Johnson questionable to return vs. Lions


Punter Casey Redfern fumbled the snap in the back of his end zone, then had to run it out to the Detroit 13, but he got hit hard and eventually got carted to the locker room. The Lions open the 2017 regular season at Ford Field on Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals . Quarterback Matthew Stafford is playing his best football since a year ago and a half, and it could get a stronger with the addition of running back Ameer Abdullah , who missed later half of the last season with a foot ... Read More »

Mauricio Pochettino outlines his plan regarding Juan Foyth


Now we need to add his characteristics to the team. "When you know and you meet some people, always you start to assess him from the day you meet them, and for me we start from now". Davinson Sanchez and Paulo Gazzaniga were both signed with a week to go, before Juan Foyth , Aurier and Spaniard Fernando Llorente all joined as the market prepared to close. Read More »

Houston Texans pull Tom Savage for Deshaun Watson


So when Houston chose to play Deshaun Watson rather than Tom Savage at quarterback in the second half, the rookie was entering a tough position. The Texans were down 19-0 at the half to Jacksonville and accomplishing very little on offense. Read More »

Alexis Sanchez will win Arsenal fans back, says Wenger


The world cup victor has won 3 FA cups with Arsenal since joining in 2013 but has been far away from receiving a Premier League medal. Welbeck went from scorer to provider as he set up Alexander Lacazette who gave Begovic no chance with a great strike from outside the box to put the Gunners 2 - 0 ahead. Read More »

Irish set for Fromm, Georgia

No. 23 Texas Christian 28, Arkansas 7 • Darius Anderson ran for 106 yards and a touchdown, and the Horned Frogs turned in a stout defensive performance to win on the road. They are going to have to play. The Bulldogs came less than 10 yards shy of setting a school record for the most penalty yards in a game. We are definitely going keep pushing, keep attacking and get better and that's what we are ready to do and I think every guy's mindset is the same, 'let's go and get the next one.' We're ... Read More »

Fenerbahce still in talks to take Diego Costa on loan from Chelsea


The striker has no plans to clear out his Chelsea locker at the club's Cobham training ground. According to Chris Hatherall of the Express , officials from the Spanish club will meet Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia, and Los Rojiblancos are said to be willing to spend €35 million (£32 million) to land him. Read More »

Akiem Hicks, Bears Reportedly Agree to 4-Year, $48 Million Contract Extension


In 13 games with the Patriots , Hicks tallied 21 combined tackles and three sacks as part of the team's defensive line rotation. Hicks signed a two-year, $10 million pact with the Bears in 2016. The Chicago Bears believe Akiem Hicks is the future of their defense. Hicks' best game last season came December 4 when he recorded a career-high 10 tackles , matched a personal high with two sacks and forced a fumble in a 26-6 drubbing of the 49ers-a performance that earned him NFC ... Read More »

Pressure mounting on Bilic, West Ham


I wanted the player and that is not exactly what happened with those two you mention. With Sam Byram also in competition for a place in this position and other options able to play there if required, it looks as though Bilic's men won't be moving for the veteran Frenchman. Read More »

Juventus 3-0 Chievo


Giorgio Chiellini and Claudio Marchisio were out injured with Andrea Barzagli and Gianluigi Buffon rested by the Juventus coach. Pjanic and Sami Khedira are still likely to retain their places as the lynchpins in midfield. "We must be aware that this is the first of three fundamental matches to tell us where the season will go", he said. Allegri added: "I'm really happy with the way Howedes has integrated with everyone". Read More »

Boise State looking for big road win at Washington State


Boise State Head Coach Bryan Harsin gave high praise to Faulk, "He's a great player, had a chance to go out to National Football League previous year and stayed". And that spark was all it took to set off a comeback for the ages. Hilinski had already entered the game for Falk once before in the third quarter, but was removed after his only drive ended in an interception. Read More »

Marc Marquez beats Danilo Petrucci at Misano with last-lap pass

Marc Marquez has delivered a masterclass win at a moist Misano circuit to leave the 2017 MotoGP season tighter than ever, after taking a stunning last lap victory over home favourite Danilo Petrucci and leaving himself tied on championship points with third place finisher Andrea Dovizioso . Read More »

Ronaldo And Nani Advised Bernardo Silva To Join Man City

Sancho was set to train every day whilst the squad were in America but after the refusal of a new contract, he didn't turn up to training and Guardiola had no idea where he was. That is why we offered him the best contract possible to continue with us but he chose to move on and with that we can not fight. "They are playing well at the moment, they have got some great players, and to be back in the Champions League is something I am sure that he wants to do for his career". Read More »

Newcastle boss to miss Swansea clash


It had seemed bleak just a couple of weeks ago when star player Gylfi Sigurdsson and Fernando Llorente left the club but some surprising signings in the transfer window has raised belief that it could be a successful season for manager Paul Clement's side. Read More »

Manchester City win 5-0 as Liverpool's Mane is sent off


Gomez and Lovren were both replaced, as Klopp said , because they were not as sharp in training - with both players being heavily involved in two games over the course of the global weekend. 'It was a reckless challenge which endangered the safety of his opponent. There was no intent in Mane's challenge but that didn't matter. Klopp is clearly keen to blood some young players but perhaps the solid and dependable James Milner may yet again prove to be a decent option. Read More »

Arsenal v Bournemouth Preview: Gunners Risk Slipping Further Down


Sanchez was named on the bench against Bournemouth as Danny Welbeck hit a brace and Alexandre Lacazette also netted to get Arsenal's season back on track after successive defeats before the worldwide break. Alexandre Lacazette made it 2-0 soon after with a sublime finish to bring a close to the first half, finally, Welbeck finished it off to make it 3-0 with a great finish in the bottom left. Read More »