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Alvaro Morata 'would never have left Juventus' but for buy-back clause

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You've got all the beauty, history, art, good food and fashion. " There were contractual agreements to respect, but the disappointment was enormous, I found myself right back where I had started ". When asked if he missed Italy , he added: 'Very. Morata, who joined the Blues for a £70.6million fee including add-ons in the summer, had served under Conte during his time at Juventus and says he owes plenty to the Stamford Bridge boss. Read More »

Chelsea star Eden Hazard insists his injury worries are over

However, the 26-year-old appears to have fully recovered now and his goal against Bournemouth on Saturday (28 October) was his third in as many games in all competitions. Hazard, however, hinted the result on the south coast could prove very important for the Blues' season. Hazard missed the first few games of the season after injuring his ankle in the summer, and mentioned that his form might take some time to get back to where it was last season - when the Blues were brilliant and he ... Read More »

Joey Barton launches shocking attack on Everton caretaker boss David Unsworth

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Speaking to Sky Sports , Unsworth said: "The second half was much better". Unsworth, who is hoping to convince the club's owners he can be the next full-time manager, was furious with the first-half performance. "The best tactics I thought was with a diamond and two strikers". That's my job. I have to try and get confidence back. Aaron Lennon did OK in the first half and Kevin Mirallas couldn't get into the game. Read More »

Phillies keying in on Gabe Kapler for manager, source says

There were known to be three major candidates for the Phillies manager job. The 42-year-old had a nice big-league career as an outfielder with the Tigers, Red Sox, Brewers, Rays and Rockies, playing 12 seasons and hitting.268/.329/.420 before retiring after the 2010 season. Read More »

Utah Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell soars for incredible put-back slam

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He and Lakers rookies Ball and Kyle Kuzma got to know each other during the pre-draft process. "That was my fault", Ball said of Mitchell's dunk. Alec Burks would miss a three-point attempt, which was continuing to swing momentum in the Lakers' favor. I should have boxed him out. Utah hounded the Lakers all evening, making them work hard offensively. Read More »

Man City set record thanks to Sterling goal

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City regained the driving seat when Fernandinho scored two minutes later. However the lead did not last for long as Manchester City's former player Gareth Barry played a perfectly weighted pass to Jay Rodriguez who got his second goal of the season with a delicate lob over the onrushing Ederson. Read More »

The Cheniere Energy Partners LP (CQP) Posts Earnings Results

Quantbot Techs Lp stated it has 0.04% in Cheniere Energy, Inc. The stock increased 2.89% or $0.8 on October 27, reaching $28.46. About 546,545 shares traded. The Valueworks Llc holds 348,134 shares with $9.36 million value, up from 304,796 last quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 10,748 shares of the company's stock valued at $347,000 after acquiring an additional 3,104 shares during the period. Read More »

STEELERS ON 11: Steelers hang on to beat Lions, 20-15

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Smith-Schuster finished the Steelers' 20-15 victory over the Lions with 193 yards and one touchdown. Channel 11's Chase Williams is in the Motor City providing coverage after the game. The drive ended with a 34-yard field goal by Chris Boswell. With Smith-Schuster sprinted away moments later, it had to leave the Lions wondering why they didn't take the easy field goal, which would have been their fifth of the night. Read More »

Canada's Kaetlyn Osmond captures Skate Canada gold

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Virtue and Moir haven't lost a competition since they launched their comeback a year ago. Russia's Maria Sotskova, the 2016 World Junior silver medalist, earned 126.42 points for the free skating and totalled 192.52 points to claim the silver. Read More »

Second meeting between National Football League owners, Players Coalition has been tabled for Monday

Kaepernick's legal team also reportedly had no knowledge of a proposed meeting between Roger Goodell, Bob McNair, and Kaepernick before a letter from the Players Coalition was made public . Jenkins declined to address a report Sunday on Slate .com that said Kaepernick had been iced out of discussions between owners and players. "He told me that he was explicitly told he had no place being there". Read More »

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Romelu Lukaku's presence at Man United eases pressure

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He watched his teammates lift the title in Europe's second-tier competition and signed a one-year contract in the close season to prove his naysayers wrong. That is my target to finish. "So the aim is, like I said, to finish what I started". "Whatever I planned in the first season, it's obvious we won three trophies [Community Shield, League Cup and Europa League]". Read More »

Celebrate Kyle Busch's 2017 Martinsville Win — NASCARPlayoffs

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The playoffs then culminate in the Championship 4 at the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 19. He won the series title in 2015. Hamlin has been streaking lately as well, with five finishes in the top twelve in the first six Playoff races. That means he's now in a must-win scenario in order to make the Championship 4. Read More »

Le'Veon Bell, Joe Mixon trade jabs, first-down moves

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Bell then took to Twitter with two tweets directed at Mixon without mentioning his name a week later. "Me personally, I feel like I can do way more than [Bell] did", Mixon said last week. The rookie running back appeared unbothered by the new developments. Mixon, the second-round pick out of Oklahoma, is Cincinnati's leading rusher this year despite averaging just 12.3 attempts per game entering Sunday. Read More »

Armour claims first tour win in impressive style

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I thought about quitting, but my wife wouldn't let me. Armour endured a mixed round, opening with two birdies before three straight bogeys from holes five through seven. "Hit fairways, hit greens, make putts". Prior to Sunday, the only win of Armour's professional career came in January 2016 when he won the Panama Claro Championship on the Web.com Tour, the 217th tournament event of his career. Read More »

Alabama remains in top spot of different-looking top-5

The Oklahoma State football team continued to trend toward the top of both national polls this week, coming in at No. 11 in the Associated Press Top 25 and No. The last conference to go 1-2 in the poll was the Big Ten in 2015, when Ohio State and Michigan State sat atop the poll. Alabama will host LSU (6-2, 3-1) on Saturday at 7 p.m. Read More »

Roger Federer to face Juan Martin del Potro for Swiss Indoors title

The win puts Federer a little under 1500 points behind Rafael Nadal, and there are still 2500 points available to him (1000 for Paris, 1500 for the year-end). 'I don't have any big problem with my physique, I'm just exhausted because I've played a lot of matches. Goffin was serving in the second set when he wrong-footed Federer with what ended up being a fault. Read More »

NFL's Houston Texans Kneel After Owner's Remark

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Texans players were disappointed by the fact that owner Bob McNair didn't meet with them on Friday to explain his quote about not having "inmates" run the "prison". In arguing for the league to do something, McNair said they can't have "inmates running the prison." Since then, players all across the league have come out against his comments. Read More »

Instant observations from Raiders' 34-14 loss vs. Bills

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And the Bills injury- and star-depleted defense forced four turnovers while playing minus two starters in the defensive backfield and two days after trading their highest-paid player, defensive tackle Marcell Dareus , to Jacksonville. Oakland also is coming off a late comeback victory as it rallied to edge Kansas City 31-30 after Derek Carr drilled a 2-yard TD pass to Michael Crabtree on the final play of the game from scrimmage. Read More »

Falcons slip and slide to 25-20 win over Jets

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Tevin Coleman eluded a few tackle attempts on a 52-yard run that got the ball to the Jets 10. Chandler Catanzaro missed two field goals and usually surehanded returner Jeremy Kerley muffed a punt in the fourth quarter. Anderson's third TD of the year opened the Jets' lead to 17-10. More problematic for the Falcons in the first half was their pass defense, which allowed 115 yards and a pair of touchdowns to the Jets . Read More »

7-year-old throws out first pitch for Game 4

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However, a prosthetic hand was just too expensive for her parents. The 7-year-old is a huge baseball fan and has had a dream to throw out the first pitch . Hailey got her first hand three years ago. Major League Baseball was inspired by her story after many teams responded on social media that they would love to have her throw out a first pitch. Read More »

76ers rookie out indefinitely with shoulder injury

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Fultz will be re-evaluated by Dr. Kleber in three weeks, making his earliest possible return date November 20 against the Utah Jazz. He is averaging 6.0 points and 1.8 assists in 19 minutes per game. He'll continue therapy on his shoulder. Fultz's shooting woes have been underscored by an altered shooting motion that has made some wonder whether the shooting tweak led to the shoulder injury or whether the shoulder injury forced him to change his shot. Read More »

Georgia Has its Highest Ranking in AP Poll Since 2008

And after that there were plenty of options. No. 4 TCU lost to Iowa State on Saturday and dropped to No. 10. Penn State 8. Oklahoma 9. Mississippi State re-entered the poll at No. USC 18. Stanford 19. Michigan State dropped eight spots to No. 24 after suffering a 39-31 triple-overtime defeat against Northwestern. North Carolina State. Read More »

Seahawks reportedly open to dumping Jimmy Graham to beef up offensive line

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ESPN's Adam Schefter had reported on Saturday that the team was considering a demonstration, ranging from kneeling to staying in the locker room for the anthem , or taking off the Texans decal from their helmet. McNair's comments have not been well-received in any part of NFL circles, with players from all around the league ripping him during the latter part of this week. Read More »

Is this the worst punt return of all time?

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Against the Patriots on Sunday, Benjamin pulled off what might just be the worst punt return in National Football League history. In the second quarter, Benjamin fielded a punt, but bobbled the ball as he caught it. The Chargers probably aren't good enough to overcome coaching and special teams blunders against a team like the Patriots . It's worth noting that the Chargers began the game by trying to kick a 51-yard field goal instead of going for a fourth-and-1. Read More »

Tottenham miss Kane as Anthony Martial claims big win for Mourinho

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However, before the proceedings at Old Trafford, much was said and written regarding Kane's loss for Spurs - after he sustained a hamstring injury in last weekend's emphatic 4-1 win over Liverpool - which Mourinho felt was unfair in a conversation with Sky Sports reporter Geoff Shreeves before kick-off . Read More »

Chicago Bears' Zach Miller out after awkward landing, carted off vs Saints

Miller, the veteran tight end, is in his third season with the Bears after injuries derailed his run with the Jaguars from 2009-11. The Bears kicked a field goal as Miller was being carted to the locker room. On review, officials disallowed the touchdown after deciding that Miller didn't have complete control of the ball on his way down. Before going down with the potential season-ending injury, Miller was targeted twice and failed to record a reception. Read More »

Girona 2-1 Real Madrid

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From the resulting play Karim Benzema carried the ball 70 yards before finding Cristiano Ronaldo , whose shot was saved by Bono , and Isco was in the right place to convert the rebound. Zinedine Zidane responded with a change as Lucas Vazquez and Marco Asensio replaced Achrag Hakimi and Marcelo in the 67th minute. Cristhian Stuani equalised with his fifth league goal of the season before attacking midfielder Portu put Girona within touching distance of a victory in their ... Read More »

Caroline Wozniacki pips Venus Williams for the title — WTA Finals

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The 37-year-old had her best season in ages with showings in the Australian Open and Wimbledon finals, but will exit the season without claiming a trophy. Wozniacki won the game by making far fewer unforced errors compared to her opponent. After the match, Williams ruled out making the trip to Belarus for the United States' Fed Cup final. Read More »

Glenn Murray's goal helps Brighton hold Southampton 1-1

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Brighton gave a free-kick away on the edge of the box and James Ward-Prowse's effort rattled the crossbar before Davis headed home the rebound. "It's been a slow start for him with the injury, but it's good to see him among the goalscorers". Read More »

Nationals to name Martinez manager

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The announcement will be official after the World Series because baseball doesn't like to announce things during the October Classic. Boggs, a 12-time All-Star, played with Martinez for two seasons with the Rays. Having interviewed for numerous mangerial openings in years past, it seems Martinez has finally landed his first gig as a major-league skipper. The Cubs have hired Jim Hickey, who worked with Maddon in Tampa, as their new pitching coach, while hitting coach Chili Davis and third base ... Read More »

Pelicans star Anthony Davis returns from knee injury vs. Cavaliers

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Coinciding with all of this has been the absence of point guard Derrick Rose , who's been out with a sprained left ankle. There's going to be some games that we don't look as good, unfortunately, but that's all part of the process. It's taken a long time to get to.500. "At some point, you'll get exhausted of it, and whatever team you want to be, it will show itself". The current version of the Cavaliers have the potential to be the newsiest team yet, with James entering free agency next ... Read More »

Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell arrested on gun charge

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Scottsdale police said officers went to Maxwell's home on Saturday night after getting a call about a person with a gun. Cops say the alleged victim was a female food delivery driver who told them Maxwell pointed a gun at her. It wasn't known if he had an attorney who could comment on his behalf. Then, just last week, Maxwell told TMZ that he was denied service at an Alabama restaurant with a city council member due to his protest . Read More »

Stewards take no further action against Max Verstappen

Verstappen is speaking to stewards now to discuss whether he can face a punishment. "The driver of vehicle 33 [Verstappen] was clearly aware from the team radio and using his mirrors that auto 77 [Bottas] was approaching on a hot lap", read an official statement. Read More »