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by | September 22, 2017 | 00:51

On the other hand, playing her first tournament after the bronze medal feat at the World Championships, Saina failed to put up a fight and meekly went down 16-2113-21 to the reigning Olympic champion. The rock-steady Prannoy experienced some anxious moments in the second game before getting the measure of the Taiwanese player. The Indian started brilliantly but was taken by surprise in the second and third games.

by | September 22, 2017 | 00:40

The 49ers attempt to avoid a 0-3 start as two highly-regarded first-year coaches, Kyle Shanahan and Sean McVay , battle it out. This week he will be facing one of the best interior defensive linemen in the NFL , Aaron Donald. Goff had a breakout game in Week 1 against the Indianapolis Colts and was solid in Week 2. The top receiving option so far has been rookie Cooper Kupp who has 7 catches for 109 yards and a touchdown, and he leads the team with his 12 targets.

by | September 22, 2017 | 00:33

In 1994 Mondesi was named the Rookie of the Year in the National League while playing for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Former Dodgers All-Star, and 13-year Major League Baseball veteran, Raul Mondesi was sentenced to eight years in prison and fined 60 million pesos for his role in a corruption scandal in the Dominican Republic.

by | September 22, 2017 | 00:28

Asked if he is concerned about Sanchez's focus, Wenger told a news conference on Thursday: "Not at all, that's going to very quick conclusions". "There is no disguised attitude on my side", he said. I used a team at Chelsea that could be strong on the counter-attack and fight hard. Wenger said afterwards he is ready to hand the England global a chance in the league but he is still not sure if he will stay at Arsenal beyond the end of the season, when his contract expires.

by | September 22, 2017 | 00:27

Attorney Jose Baez said he is filing a federal lawsuit against the National Football League and the Patriots on behalf of Hernandez's daughter. Seau and Duerson deliberately shot themselves in the chest so that researchers would be able to examine their brains.

by | September 22, 2017 | 00:14

The FA said the report "revealed clear evidence of inappropriate and unacceptable behavior by a coach". Sampson was sacked on Wednesday over safeguarding allegations made against him in 2014. Where this leaves the 34-year-old Welshman is anybody's guess but it is understood his former club, now known as Bristol City Women, were not even aware of the outcome of the FA investigation until Wednesday's dramatic announcement or know the identity of the player involved.

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:51

Costa has been in his hometown in Brazil ever since the summer and has not been training, which resulted in him not being selected for the Spain National team for their World Cup qualifying fixtures. Although a move failed to materialise before the end of the August window, Costa was left out of the Blues' Champions League squad. 2 - Champions League goals in 15 appearances for Chelsea .

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:48

India will take a 1-0 lead into the second ODI against Australia , live on Sky Sports Cricket on Thursday, following a terrific all-round display from Hardik Pandya in the first on Sunday. Subsequent replays had confirmed that the ball was indeed above waist height and hence was deemed a no-ball. He then took a stunning high catch at short fine-leg to send Smith trudging back to the pavilion off Pandya.

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:47

Green top to favour Australia? In 2009 they won in Nagpur by 99 runs, in Vizag they won by 5 wickets, in Jaipur they won by 9 wickets. The grassy pitch was supposedly Mukherjee's response to Sourav Ganguly's ouster from the Indian team under Greg Chappell.

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:44

Michy Batshuayi's hat-trick and a set of dazzling displays from several youngsters, including Charly Musonda Jr., meant Chelsea eased to victory in a flawless night for the club. "It's a tough game", he admitted. We are ready to face the next round. "We try our best in every competition we play". The player lost form following his unbelievable double against Brentford earlier in the season, but a solid performance in the Cup could see him return to the starting XI on a more consistent ...

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:43

His well-weighted assist for Anthony Martial was the ideal cap to a display proving that he can be more than just a goalscorer in attack. The fact Burton view the early weeks of the league season as more important than a trip to Old Trafford highlights the issues with a competition that Mourinho believes could be dispensable.

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:41

The Singapore Grand Prix's unique blend of race action and entertainment also proved a winner with fans online, with American singer Ariana Grande - who has 113 million Instagram fans and 52 million followers on Twitter - stealing the show with 74 per cent of total mentions.

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:42

Claudio Jacob's second-half equaliser briefly threatened to take the tie into extra time and make a mockery of City's dominance after they nearly ran riot in the first half. It's ok. He had a little bit pain in his knee. City controlled the action from kick-off, with West Brom's first touch of the ball coming when goalkeeper Foster denied Gundogan from Raheem Sterling's third-minute cross, with Sane on hand to smash home the rebound.

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:43

Attacking veterans Sergio Aguero and, to a lesser but still important extent, Yaya Toure, have worked hard to adapt their games and become ideal players in Pep's system. Chelsea suffered a surprising defeat to Burnley on the opening day of the season but have since impressed, winning three of their four games. Clearly, Pep Guardiola comes out on top with these stats.

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:43

Timmons violated that over the weekend by disappearing the night before the opener against the Los Angeles Chargers . He was "not arrested" nor did he "run afoul of the law", according to Salguero. "No one has ever seen anything like it", a source told Schefter rather vaguely. Timmons made a name for himself over 10 years with the Pittsburgh Steelers .

by | September 21, 2017 | 18:42

In addition to the Bangladesh series, South Africa has proposed a four-day Day-Night Test against Zimbabwe at Port Elizabeth on Boxing Day. Asked for a reaction to Lorgat's plans on Thursday, the ICC's general manager (strategic communications) Claire Furlong said: "As you know this has been an ongoing conversation and as background for you there is growing support for four-day Tests to be trialled, as opposed to unilateral introduction".

by | September 21, 2017 | 00:26

Play was halted for several minutes, as Frazier and other players crouched and appeared to be extremely concerned while the fan was attended to by stadium and medical personnel. During a game this past May at Yankee Stadium, a young boy was struck in the head by a piece of Chris Carter's broken bat that flew into the stands.

by | September 21, 2017 | 00:24

However, the Foxes managed to get a second goal courtesy of a strike from Algeria worldwide Islam Slimani in the 78th minute. "You are in a situation with your old club - and I don't say this about Alex specifically - and you accept it and it is hard to make the next step".

by | September 21, 2017 | 00:22

In my boxing career, I had to basically stand up for myself, but to have a man like Higgins there stand up for his fighter, that's what you want. It's not all good news though, as another British official in Marcus McDonnell will now take over - which Higgins still sees as some sort of small victory.

by | September 21, 2017 | 00:17

Leeds United underlined their credentials as promotion contenders by knocking Burnley out of the Carabao Cup on penalties after a thrilling climax to the night at Turf Moor. "We would also like to apologise to any fans that took offence". "It's a odd business, football", said Dyche, after his side were knocked out by their Sky Bet Championship opposition.

by | September 21, 2017 | 00:11

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has admitted it will be "difficult" for Manchester United without Paul Pogba in the starting XI. Pogba replaced Scholes when the Englishman was retiring for the first time in 2011 and called it a dream come true for him to replace Scholes in his testimonal against the New York Cosmos.

by | September 21, 2017 | 00:09

Ms Kelty, a self-confessed adrenaline junkie, was kayaking alone along for 42 days on a 6,400km journey from Peru through Brazil to the Amazon's river mouth on the Atlantic Ocean, when she set off a signal to alert the Brazilian navy. My face mist hve been a picture! Some of her belongings, including the kayak, were found by the Brazilian navy on Friday, Mr Martins had previously told local media.

by | September 20, 2017 | 12:19

Darren Ferguson has admitted that he is relishing the prospect of coming up against Arsene Wenger when his Doncaster Rovers side face Arsenal in the EFL Cup . He is suffering with 'knee inflammation'. Promoted Doncaster now sit in 19th place in League One having taken just six points from their first eight games, but will head for the Emirates Stadium determined to make a mark once again.

by | September 20, 2017 | 12:19

Unfortunately, in a cruel twist of fate, in his first game for his new franchise, Bogut suffered a fracture to his tibia. Andrew Bogut [VIDEO]drew attention from lots of National Basketball Association teams this offseason despite his injury.

by | September 20, 2017 | 12:21

Everton have played five of the last six matches away from home - including fixtures at both Manchester clubs and defending champions Chelsea - and have not won since August 17. Everton have not scored in 404 minutes of football, while conceding 12 in that time . After (going behind) 1-0 (at United), we showed a different phase...

by | September 20, 2017 | 12:20

The nine teams that lost money following the sharing were the Atlanta Hawks, Brooklyn Nets, Cleveland Cavaliers , Detroit Pistons, Memphis Grizzlies , Milwaukee Bucks , Orlando Magic , San Antonio Spurs and Washington Wizards. There remains a possibility that small-market teams or expansion franchises could land in former National Basketball Association havens, such as Seattle and Vancouver, or a new market altogether.

by | September 20, 2017 | 12:17

Our kicking game is solid, we can be better. The Auburn Tigers run on the field during Auburn Football vs. Mercer on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 in Auburn , Ala . The Tigers allowed 11 sacks in the Clemson game. "I'm not going to say he's 100 percent, but he practiced some last week, he practiced Sunday", Malzahn said .

by | September 20, 2017 | 12:17

There were ridiculous rumours that Conte could be sacked by Chelsea's hierarchy after a 3-0 pasting by Arsenal last September, but the Italian's tactical tweak ensured that the club went on a 13-match winning run after that defeat at the Emirates - form which eventually helped them lift a second league trophy in three seasons.

by | September 20, 2017 | 12:16

Chavez's reputation persuaded two of the three judges to give him the dubious benefit of a draw against smooth operator Whitaker. Straight bets on the victor of the fight have to be refunded when a draw is declared. On that point, it's hard to argue . Surprisingly, Alvarez took GGG's power and wound up winning the power shots battle to the surprise of many .

by | September 20, 2017 | 00:44

In my career, I was... "We are managing the situation very well and he is ready to start". "Now he's ready to start the game". Now it's important he works very well, trying to adapt himself to this league because this league is not simple. "For sure, he made a mistake". While there is no hint towards Conte resting Thibaut Courtois, we could very well see Willy Caballero take the guard against Nottingham Forest.

by | September 19, 2017 | 00:55

His teammates surrounded him nearly immediately. The score gave the Chargers a 17-10 lead over Miami midway through the first quarter, sparking cheers through an evenly divided crowd of turquoise and powder blue. Three more times, he would have double-digit touchdowns, including 12 in 2014. Gates, 37, will nearly assuredly retire after the 2017 season. Gates also made his 900th career reception in the first half of the game, becoming the third tight end in National Football League ...

by | September 19, 2017 | 00:51

The France global tore part of a tendon in his left thigh during the 2-1 LaLiga victory at Getafe on Saturday. Dembele will be a huge miss for Ernesto Valverde , who has limited options in attack alongside superstar Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez.

by | September 19, 2017 | 00:50

Pagenaud and Newgarden, Team Penske teammates, finished first and second, respectively. At age 26, he's the fresh young face IndyCar needed to win. We did what we had to do - we won the race , and it wasn't quite enough. I don't even know what to say. I'm proud of my guys and we carried the number one well. Pagenaud went on to win the race , his second victory of 2017, just 1.0986 seconds ahead of Newgarden, who won the most races in the series with four.

by | September 19, 2017 | 00:40

He accepts, however, the decision to start Danny Ward - his third different goalkeeper in as many matches - may raise some eyebrows. It's really good to give him the opportunity. "He had a wonderful impact when he came on in the last game [ against Burnley ] so it was very good for him". Klopp went on to suggest that Jon Flanagan may be in line to start too (and will definitely be in the matchday squad), but that depends on Dejan Lovren's fitness, with Joe Gomez set to move to the centre and ...

by | September 19, 2017 | 00:39

But, he said, if the miniseries shines a light on such injustice, "then maybe that's something". "I think what we're starting to see is more awareness around how beneficial it can be to tell a diverse range of stories and to tell them in a way that's authentic", he later told reporters about the need for representation, before commenting on the whitewashing controversy over the upcoming Hellboy reboot.