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Nebraska fires athletic director after 5 years


The chancellor said the university will reach out to stakeholders knowledgeable of Nebraska Athletics, as well as those who have run successful college programs around the nation, for guidance and perspective in the search for a new permanent director of athletics. Read More »

Harry Kane will stay at Tottenham for a "long time"


However, in his pre-match press conference for the derby clash against West Ham, Pochettino appeared to refute those claims. " There's only so much loyalty someone can show ", Sherwood told The Debate on Sky Sports . Tottenham striker Harry Kane has been named among the world's top players on the shortlist for the FIFPro World XI award. The Argentine added: "Harry's one of the best strikers in the world, and that's the confirmation - how people around the world see him". Read More »

Pochettino To Make 8 Changes: Predicted Tottenham XI vs West Ham


West Ham have emerged victorious thrice in Spurs' last 4 league visits, and could once again draw on the strength of their home support to grab all 3 points by weekend as they look to further steer clear away from the drop zone. "We always put a special kind of performance against them". Victor Wanyama's knee injury will keep him out until the beginning of October, and Erik Lamela (hip) and Danny Rose (knee) are both unlikely to return for the some time. Read More »

Zidane: Real Madrid contract renewal is done


Asked about the three-year contract extension before the Spanish Super Cup, he said: "I am happy but this does not mean anything, I can sign a 10 or 20-year contract as I know where I am and what I have to do". The other day he played little, but at least he played. Zidane says everyone must have "patience" with Bale as he is not yet 100 percent following last season's injury problems, and added that his own experience was that whistles from the Bernabeu crowd could work as a personal ... Read More »

Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott: 'No excuse' for lack of effort

The Cardinals host San Francisco next weekend. The Cardinals defense lacks size, power, and potent pass rushers other than former New England Patriot, Chandler Jones . Without a true starter at cornerback, the Cowboys defense will struggle against the better receivers in the league, and if their offense does not return to form the Cowboys are in for a rough year with their deficiencies on both sides of the ball. Read More »

Man Utd reports record revenues as TV cash soars

Going in the opposite direction to the two Manchester clubs in the Premier League Winner market Tottenham and Liverpool can be backed at [18.0] and [30.0] respectively after surprisingly dropping home points on Saturday afternoon. After five assignments, the record is identical: four wins, one draw, sixteen goals scored, two conceded. "But you know when you play for Man United wining is an expectation and an obligation but I like that obligation to be honest". Read More »

Gareth Bale strikes in vital Real Madrid victory


Cristiano Ronaldo returned to the Real Madrid lineup after serving a five-game suspension for pushing the referee in the match against Barcelona but not even the 4 times Balon dór victor could make an impact, as he struggled for match sharpness. Read More »

Arsene Wenger: I was interested in signing Gareth Barry


Barry has played for four clubs in his time at the top, winning the 2011 FA Cup and 2011-12 Premier League after moving to Manchester City from Villa in 2009, before joining Everton and then West Brom. On Barry reaching the milestone this weekend, Wenger said: 'It's an outstanding achievement. He's intelligent, determined, strong in the challenge. Read More »

Aaron Hernandez's estate sues NFL, Patriots


Baez cited study results compiled by the Boston University CTE Center, which examined Hernandez's brain for the neurodegenerative brain disease. The TMZ report also says Jenkins-Hernandez is claiming that both the National Football League and Patriots of knew about the link between CTE and suicide, but that they failed to warn Hernandez about it. Read More »

LeSean McCoy on raise: 'I just want the loot, baby'


It's a real defense that we're facing. We have been doing this since camp and we know what to do, what not to do. we know the offense. This week, it doesn't get any easier for Buffalo. The Broncos , man, they're a tough group, they really are. If you do go that route, you'll be in the overwhelming minority. Are we talking about skillset? "Our biggest job is going out there and making plays". Read More »

World champion Ward retires


And when your physical body starts to wear on you then it starts to take your desire. A light heavyweight gold medal victor at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Ward calls time on his undefeated career with a record of 32 victories, 16 by knockout. Read More »

Bengals vs. Packers Spread: NFL Week 3 Odds, Prediction


Packers coach Mike McCarthy also has never beaten the Bengals. Green Bay's.682 winning percentage is tied with Philadelphia for No. 3 in the NFC and behind Arizona (16-6, .727) and Seattle (17-5, .773). "I don't ever want to take a conservative approach", Rodgers said Wednesday. "And next week, I could play six snaps again". "Some things we still need to work out. Read More »

Second ODI between England and West Indies washed out at Trent Bridge


With the performance he became the ninth West Indies bowler to make the honors board at the home of cricket (Lord's), joining the likes of legends Courtney Walsh, Malcolm Marshall and Andy Roberts. England lead 1-0 in the five-match series, having won the first game at Old Trafford by seven wickets. "We'll monitor him and see how he's going for Bristol". Read More »

Ex-Blue Jay Raul Mondesi sentenced to eight years in prison


Raul Mondesi , who played 13 years in the big leagues, has been sentenced to eight years in prison in his native Dominican Republic for political corruption. Mondesi originally ran on the ticket of the centrist Dominican Liberation Party, which now holds power in the country, before changing his loyalty to the rightist Dominican Revolutionary Party a year later. Read More »

Celtic's Jozo Simunovic and Moussa Dembele expected to be ready for Rangers


Craig Gordon says Celtic's focus in only on Dundee as the Bhoys get ready for three big away games on the spin. Meanwhile, Rodgers has also praised the contribution of James Forrest. And Rodgers was satisfied that such was the dominant nature of Celtic's display that they could afford to take a breather when they had the ball. Read More »

Light drizzle stops play at Eden during second ODI


So as I said, a bad ball can sometimes be your best way out and just getting the wicket, that's your job as a spinner in the middle overs. Smith insisted there were no surprises in the game, as Australia had prepared for all challenges. Read More »

Jake LaMotta, the man who inspired Raging Bull, has died


He also admitted in testimony before a U.S. Senate committee that he threw a fight against Billy Fox, saying he was promised a shot at a title if he did. "The three toughest fighters I fought were Sugar Ray Robinson, Sugar Ray Robinson and Sugar Ray Robinson". LaMotta was famous for his strong chin, as no other boxer at that time could survive heavy punches and remain on his feet like he could. Read More »

Exclusive reveals Newcastle, Chelsea and Manchester United broke pledge to disabled fans

As for the Citizens, who are 5/4 (2.25 ) to be defeated in the Premier League before their rivals , a tough trial awaits for them at the end of September in the shape of Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. I know how lucky I am to play for Manchester United . Same goals scored and same goals conceded has pundits proclaiming the title is already just going to be between the two Manchester clubs. Read More »

Brighton Complete Permanent Signing Of Tim Krul


However, the temporary move, which would have taken Krul to the end of his St James's Park contract, has been converted into a permanent switch. The club have made Dutch worldwide Tim Krul's loan move from Newcastle permanent, one day after he started for them in a losing 1-0 EFL Cup effort to Bournemouth. Read More »

Neymar behaved like a child, Forlan says


Diego Forlan has come out swinging in his defence of Edinson Cavani regarding the PSG's striker's row with Neymar . According to Forlan , Neymar would never have treated Lionel Messi the way he did PSG team-mate Cavani. It is most natural that Cavani's name has become linked with two of the best clubs on the continent - both of whom could easily find some space for a man who has NOT scored below 25 goals a season for over 7 years now! Cavani is going to be offered to Real ... Read More »

Feed the Crow? Browns running back Crowell starving for the football


Right now. All the time. It's just obvious to think about. I feel it will help (quarterback DeShone Kizer ) out, but at the same time he's a rookie quarterback. The key three becomes less a factor the higher the total, when touchdowns reign more than field goals. None includes a conspiracy to decrease Crowell's value when he hits unrestricted free agency. Read More »

QUIZ: Name the 10 most deadly strike partnerships in the Premier League


United thumped Everton 4-0 on Sunday, with Marouane Fellaini stepping in for Pogba, but Mkhitaryan said the club would miss Pogba's creativity that has help them script big victories this season. I think many teams try to play with five in the back plus two three in the middle, some teams four. "I always thought it would be 1-0 or 2-0, I ever thought about 1-1". Read More »

Lappartient voted new cycling world chief


Cookson had claimed last week that former president McQuaid had been "lobbying against him", and now it certainly appears as though Lappartient had strong support among the UCI's member nations. The Breton 44-year-old had announced in June his candidacy against Cookson , arguing the need for another governance of the UCI. "It is a great responsibility and over the next four years of my Presidency I want to prove myself worthy of such trust and deliver my commitments to you". Read More »

League Cup wrap: All too easy for Chelsea, Man Utd and Everton

Rashford had United two up within 20 minutes before goals from Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial either side of half time secured passage to the next round. The first and third round draws were held is Asia, with the second-round draw in Monaco. Claudio Yacob equalised for Albion with a close-range finish in the 72nd minute, only for Germany winger Sane to produce a superb curling victor five minutes later. Read More »

Prem stars make shortlist for FIFA Team of the Year


The FIFA FIFPro World11 2017 is decided by votes from around 25,000 professional footballers from 75 different countries. Forwards: Gareth bale , Karim Benzema , Cristiano Ronaldo (all real Madrid ), Edinson Cavani (PSG), Kilian Mbappe (Monaco/PSG), Neymar (Barcelona/PSG), Lionel Messi , Luis Suarez (both Barcelona), Antoine Griezmann (club atlético de Madrid), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (" Manchester United "), Romelu Lukaku (Everton/"Manchester United"), Harry Kane (Tottenham), ... Read More »

Did Jay-Z Turn Down a Super Bowl Halftime Performance?


The NFL has responded to rumours that Jay Z has turned down an offer to perform at the 2018 Super Bowl halftime show. "I want to dedicate this song to anyone that was held back and you overcame", he said. It's not the first time a big name has turned down performing at the the Super Bowl. It can also be a great opportunity for an artist, on a big stage, but not everyone that the National Football League may want needs the spotlight and the possibility for viral slip-ups it comes with. Read More »

Bills could run into more trouble against Broncos' defense


Here's the Bills news of note for September 21th. Buffalo, meanwhile, could be without defensive end Shaq Lawson (foot) and defensive tackle Marcell Dareus (ankle) this week. In a league starved for quarterback play that isn't actively harmful, Siemian is actually good. I think you just have to keep being consistent, running your plays and you have to keep to your identity. Read More »

Premier League defends record in improving facilities for disabled fans


Mourinho meanwhile managed to achieve a double of sorts last season, winning the EFL Cup before defeating Ajax in the Europa League final to secure qualification for this season's Champions League . Ten minutes, off you go. The defending champions managed to get two summer deals over the line on transfer deadline day as Leicester City midfielder Danny Drinkwater and Torino defender Davide Zappacosta completed late moves. Read More »

Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck looking at a 3-week injury layoff


Arsene Wenger believes Jack Wilshere is "not far away" from rediscovering his best form for Arsenal . The good news for Welbeck is that Wenger remains an ardent fan and clearly wants him on the pitch as much as possible. Wenger said Chambers is expected to be out for up to two more weeks. "I thought the reaction to going behind was very good". "You can see that he's getting more comfortable with his position now". Read More »

2nd ODI Match between India, Australia to be played today


Out of the 54 balls they bowled, 28 were dots, which is unacceptable from an Aussie point of view. Yuzvendra Chahal the Indian leg-spinner feels that playing under Virat Kohli who is known as an aggressive player as well as an aggressive skipper helped him to do well under pressure. Read More »