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Jamie Carragher on Frank de Boer's sacking at Crystal Palace

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That's right - former England manager Roy Hodgson will take over at Palace . De Boer took over the club in the summer following a awful spell in charge of Inter Milan that lasted just 85 days. "Of course we don't expect that [mistake by Lee]", said De Boer . But Barton is less than impressed with Palace's imminent appointment, attacking Hodgson's managerial record while appearing on talkSPORT show Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast . Read More »

Chelsea v Qarabag talking points

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The East Midlanders have another set of very competitive fixtures coming up, and they'll have to be at their absolute best to try and get the best possible results. "You know well the importance of this player". "I feel like my season's just starting", the England defender said. Now, though, we will discover how adept Antonio Conte is at juggling the two most demanding competitions in the sport. Read More »

Clemson at Louisville, 09/16/17

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The Tigers are now 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall, in September, and after allowing less than 100 rushing yards in the previous game. Clemson is 3-0 against Louisville since the Cardinals became members of the ACC's Atlantic Division in football in 2014, but each of the games have been close and highly competitive. Read More »

People Trying to Escape Hurricane Irma Struggle to Find Flights

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Irma has caused enormous damage in St. Maarten in the Caribbean where it has already hit. Airlines had earlier taken as many passengers as possible out of the path of the storm . Airlines have cancelled more than 1,800 flights in and out of Florida and the Caribbean. Hundreds of flights have been canceled between Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Columbia Metropolitan Airport and Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Read More »

Remember Giorgio Tavecchio? Raiders activate former Packers kicker

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Jackson took to the air to try and avoid Tavecchio on the return, and completely hurdled the 5-foot-10 kicker in the process, also giving a nice knee to the face of another Raiders special teamer in the process. Tavecchio has spent time with the Raiders in the each of the last four preseasons, and has connected on a combined 9-of-11 field goal attempts in preseason action. Read More »

National Football League files appeal of Elliott's preliminary injunction

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The NFL took the next step in the ongoing Ezekiel Elliott legal battle Monday morning. The NFL is following a similar path it took in the 2015 Deflategate case against New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady . Elliott, who was not arrested nor charged in the case, maintained his innocence after being accused of assaulting his former girlfriend, Tiffany Thompson . Read More »

New Orleans at Minnesota

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New Orleans players could obviously gain some insight from running back Adrian Peterson , who played at U.S. Bank Stadium a year ago with the Vikings . Cooks led New Orleans in yards receiving last season with 1,173 and his eight touchdown catches were second on the club behind only Thomas' nine. Read More »

Australia series will be played in good spirit: Smith

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni, whose place in the side was under threat before the Sri Lanka tour, looks to have guaranteed his spot once again after the wicket-keeper batsman played some crucial knocks to help India sweep the series. Smith, who has eight ODI centuries, said he was not too concerned about the gulf between him and Kohli but to be successful in the series, they will have to get Kohli out cheaply. Read More »

Dalton Struggles, Texans Bench Savage for Watson

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He would flip-flop throughout the season, and four different QBs started games. The Houston Texans benched Tom Savage in favor of rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson after the team put up an absolutely brutal first-half performance against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday. Read More »

West Ham win 2-0 to give Bilic ideal birthday gift

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The German-born centre-back has been impressive for the Premier League new boys since the start of the season. West Ham United striker Andy Carroll admits that the rumours surrounding manager Slaven Bilic have been "disappointing". Read More »

Hundreds of flights in and out of Atlanta canceled as Irma nears

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Southwest canceled four of its five flights scheduled to arrive in Las Vegas from Atlanta on Monday, along with two departures, according to the airport website. WSB-TV 2 in Atlanta reports wind gusts reached 61 miles per hour Monday at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Air travel continues to be affected as a result of the storm's damage. Read More »

Tropical Storm Irma's rain bands, strong wind reach metro Atlanta

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The storm - which arrived at high tide Monday afternoon - swamped Georgia's communities that occupy its 100-mile coast. For Quitman, Clay and Randolph Counties tropical storm force winds are likely . Georgia Power spokeswoman Holly Crawford said the areas with the most power outages were coastal Glynn and Chatham counties. Officials will continue to coordinate with state and local officials along with emergency personnel to determine MARTA's service schedule for Tuesday, spokesman Erik ... Read More »

Liverpool: was Mané's red card correct?

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Up until the decision from referee Jon Moss , this was a scrappy, bitty game. "What would be your advice?" "They haven't won the title for a long time but this season, they are one of the contenders for sure". We changed at half-time - sometimes you can use both systems. A goal at either end appeared inevitable - and it duly arrived in the 24th minute, though it was Pep Guardiola's men who were to profit. Read More »

Los Angeles Chargers vs Denver Broncos: 5 things to look for

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In fact, they may have been the best five-win team in the history of the National Football League, losing nine games by six points or less. "I remember when Mike McCoy first got here". If the answer to those questions is yes, the Broncos should have a good chance. If for some reason Bosa isn't up to the task, Ingram probably will be. Read More »

Frank de Boer sacked as Crystal Palace manager

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Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has criticised Crystal Palace for not giving manager Frank de Boer enough time to change the club's fortune, with the Italian admitting he feels sorry for the former Alax defender. Frank de Boer sacked by Palace. A 3-0 defeat on the opening day of the season against newly promoted Huddersfield was just the start of a bad run for Palace, who then lost 1-0 to Liverpool, 0-2 to Swansea and 1-0 to Burnley . Read More »

US Open champion Nadal stretches clear as No 1

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The opening set was a lot more hard than the scoreline dictates. "There is a lot of very tough competition", said Kevin Anderson , the first-time major finalist who failed to put up too much of a fight in a 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 loss to the No. "There is just two things that probably we share - that is passion for what we are doing, passion for tennis, passion for the competition", Nadal said, "and the spirit of improvement all the time". Read More »

Conor McGregor sued for role at UFC 202 presser

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The UFC champion is being sued by a man who says he was hit in the back by a can of Monster Energy that McGregor threw during the press conference that took place in August of 2016 to build the hype for his rematch with Nate Diaz at the event. Read More »

Kevin White's season likely over

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Running back Tarik Cohen led the team in receptions and receiving yards against the Falcons, but it will be on players like Kendall Wright , Deonte Thompson , and Markus Wheaton to step up in White's absence. For a temporary replacement, the Bears could look to the practice squad and bring up receiver Tanner Gentry . If that's the case, then White's season is done before it could even start. Read More »

Florida flights out of Albany canceled through Wednesday

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All three carriers said they planned to mostly wind down south Florida operations by Friday evening. The airport was left in ruins and is a major destination for USA and European carriers. While cancellations are expected to decrease as the week goes on, 152 cancellations were scheduled for Wednesday as of Monday, largely at MIA, FLL, Orlando International Airport, Tampa International Airport and Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers. Read More »

Shakib requests six-month break from Tests

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Shakib earlier said he would be available for other formats. "Shakib wrote a letter to us asking for a six-month break", Akram said. Mahmudullah last played a Test during Bangladesh's tour of Sri Lanka. "We included Mahmudullah because he can do well overseas, where the ball comes first on to the bat". Meanwhile, pacers - Subhasis Roy and Rubel Hossain have also been included in the 15-member squad in a bid to add some more variety to their pace attack. Read More »

National Football League files appeal of Ezekiel Elliott injunction

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A U.S. District Court judge wrote Elliott did not receive fundamental fairness in the appeal process. In a lengthy explanation of his ruling, Mazzant said that he sided with Elliott and the NFLPA because the Cowboys running back didn't get a "fair hearing" when he appealed his suspension to arbitrator Harold Henderson. Read More »

Alberto Moreno Delighted With Coutinho's Liverpool Stay

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Luis Garcia , whose semi-final victor against Chelsea set up the dramatic Istanbul triumph 12 years ago, believes that Jurgen Klopp's current squad is stronger than the one Rafa Benitez had. "(Everton are) another wonderful club but it's a different situation". The 5-0, when everything was said and done, was a fair reflection of City's dominamce against a side down to ten for much of the game, but Liverpool's problem wasn't Coutinho-and with a goal and call going differently in the ... Read More »

Air Force Flies 300 Doctors to Florida for Irma Recovery

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Christina Sukach, a Nellis spokeswoman. The crash was the first in two consecutive days of training-related crashes at the Nellis range. The aircraft were on a routine training mission at the time of the crash. Both crashes and their causes are under investigation. The newspaper said Schultz was a former civilian test pilot who held multiple graduate degrees. Read More »

Neil Lennon comments on Celtic's Champions League chances

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Teenage sensation Mbappe joined from Monaco on deadline day on a season-long loan, with an option to buy for a fee that could reach a staggering 180 million euros. The Hoops face a potentially daunting Champions League encounter against French giants PSG on Tuesday during which they will be overwhelming underdogs. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool team is better than Istanbul heroes, insists Luis Garcia

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Coutinho could be involved when Liverpool host Sevilla in the Champions League on Wednesday night. Klopp asked. "Most of them are friends for many years". He has brought in some of the players he wanted. "It's not important any more, we lost 5-0, it sounds insane I know!" His contract at Emirates Stadium is running down, but the Gunners repelled interest from Manchester City during the recent window and then named the Chilean on the bench for their return to Premier League action ... Read More »

Travis Kelce Shoves Ball Into Opponent's Groin

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It turns out he's also a halfway decent play caller. It turned out to be quite a surprising start to the 2017 season with Kansas City Chiefs topping the defending champion New England Patriots on Thursday night. PFT says that the National Football League might fine Hill next week for the gesture, even though no penalty was called (the closest official was looking right at him the whole time). Read More »

Danny Welbeck: Pre-season has helped me to lively start

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Wilshere is yet to play a game for Arsenal this season after he suffered a hairline fracture to his leg while on loan at Bournemouth. Welbeck had been criticised for missing a number of chances at Stoke and Liverpool in Arsenal's previous two losses, but Wenger said it was clear the England global was getting his confidence back after two seasons that had been largely ruined by injuries. Read More »

Indians become third team since 1961 to win 16 straight games

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Showalter said, "Give a lot of credit to their pitching". With the victory, the Indians joined the 2002 A's, who won 20 straight, as the only teams in the Expansion Era (since 1961) to enjoy a 17-game winning streak. In the fifth, Santana returned with his 35th double of the season, lifting the Indians to a 3-1 lead that was cut back to 3-2 after Tim Beckham 's 410-foot solo shot in the sixth. Read More »

Manchester United's Ander Herrera: When the manager needs me I'll be there

They rediscovered the winning feeling in Europe under Mourinho last season by triumphing in the Europa League, but it is the Champions League where both he and United feel they belong. Even without the Champions League we are the club with more fans than anybody in the world and with the biggest amount of sponsors in the world. "He is so hungry, he wants to win things, he wants to score goals and he wants to be important". Read More »

Tottenham boss Pochettino: Kane as good as Batistuta

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After a slow start, Kane is back among the goals, if only for England, while Aubameyang is off to a flyer, scoring eight in successive matches for Dortmund in all competitions dating back to mid-April and 11 in his last 13. "Harry is the protagonist of his life", Pochettino said . For Kane to take a decisive next step in his development, a strong showing in the Champions League this season is surely required, although the same can be said of his manager, team mates and the club in general. Read More »