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by | September 10, 2017 | 08:21

Saturday's result mean Real have dropped four points from their opening three La Liga fixtures. "We don't need to go insane". "Missing a striker? Another player who can play there is Cristiano , he's already missed four games and that's too much".

by | September 10, 2017 | 08:21

He said , "There has been a lot of talk about his mindset after everything that went on with Barcelona in the summer, but I don't think it's going to be a problem for him - and I certainly don't think it's going to be a problem for his team-mates".

by | September 10, 2017 | 08:15

Nemanja Matic: "Of course we come here to try to take all three points but we have to be satisfied because on this pitch in this stadium it's always hard". Jose Mourinho refuses to put too much emphasis on his Man United side dropping points at Stoke . "I prefer not to answer (the) question about handshakes - it's a bad question", he said.

by | September 10, 2017 | 08:17

In a special post-game moment following Oregon's 42-35 win against Nebraska, the three cancer survivors who helped design the Ducks' uniforms - Sophia, Ethan and Joe - received game balls. "The first half we were playing a lot of man, running back and forth from the field to the boundaries play-to-play, it starts taxing your body and you start getting exhausted".

by | September 10, 2017 | 08:17

Donald will not play in Sunday's test against the Indianapolis Colts , but has been working out on the east coast and "could be up to speed soon", NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. The holdout for Donald ends without a contract, which means it could be tough for the Rams to keep the defensive tackle when his rookie deal expires.

by | September 10, 2017 | 08:12

KC's defense held NE quarterback Tom Brady to 267 yards on 16-of-36 passing with no touchdowns. "A lot of people would have duck their head or put their tail under their legs", Johnson said . "If he can't go get it, I'm gonna go get it for him". That's the best statistical performance from a rookie ever . "That is a winning attitude that you need to bring every day".

by | September 10, 2017 | 08:10

Josh Brown, the former Giants kicker, just got six games added to the one game he'd already served for allegedly abusing his wife. "Their absence effectively deprived Elliott of any chance to have a fundamentally fair hearing ". Did I mention that his appeal was to the same person who issued the punishment to begin with: the NFL league office? Elliott's former girlfriend accused him of domestic violence in July 2016.

by | September 10, 2017 | 08:04

Saturday's stage features three categorised climbs, but it is the final ascent of the Angliru which captures everyone's attention as the gradient averages 9.8 per cent over 12.5km, with ramps of 18 per cent. It is legendary, but not in a good way, with its tight camber-less curves and greasy patches under the trees; it nearly did for the Spaniard who led over the penultimate pass, Marc Soler, who slid wildly on a right hander, while David de la Cruz also fell victim.

by | September 10, 2017 | 08:04

They have had some tight contests here and were again pushed hard in their semi-final, but on each occasion have kept their nerve when under pressure. The Scot was asked about the secret of their success. Hopefully we're moving in that direction. "It will be a tough match, but we know each other and we've played well in all the matches we've played against them", Hradecka said.

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:23

National Football League reporter Ian Rapoport said due to the injury Berry is done for the season, according to Reid. Berry had 77 total tackles and 4 interceptions a year ago and was named to his fifth Pro Bowl. He was the NFL's Comeback Player of the Year in 2015 after sitting out the '14 season while battling Hodgkin's Lymphoma . Chiefs fans know about this injury all too well.

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:21

Pep Guardiola has several combinations of strikers he could go with, each one could alter Man City's shape but I think goals will be guaranteed no matter who lines up. Our physios worked a lot to take care of him so the last seven, eight, nine games of last season he played without a problem. City are level on points with second-placed Liverpool in the Premier League table after winning two and drawing one of their three games to date .

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:15

Brown was supposed to be the first case under the revised personal conduct policy, but amazingly skated free. 'We believed we did the right thing at every juncture in our relationship with Josh, ' Giants co-owner John Mara said in a statement.

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:18

Asked if competition with Ibrahimovic could help him improve, Lukaku told the BBC: "Of course. You relish competition. As long as it can make you better and makes you win you relish the challenge at the time". He still has a couple of months at least to go before he can consider himself truly match fit but Ibrahimovic does now look close to a return to contact training, and he has a message for his manager, Jose Mourinho , ahead of that imminent return...

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:17

Apparently many people were offended by the song choice, especially given the opponent, as Florida prepares to face Hurricane Irma , ravaging the Caribbean and leaving devastation in its wake. The Atlanta Braves are now playing the Miami Marlins in a four game series. While Irma is taking aim at Miami and other parts of Florida this weekend, some coastal Georgia counties have also been given evacuation orders to flee to safety in the case that Irma travels north.

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:16

Leading to such an occurrence, Dorenbos has officially been placed on the Saints' non-football injury (NFI) list as it was recently discovered that he is suffering from an aortic aneurysm in his heart. Here he is performing a card trick for his new teammates not long after he arrived in New Orleans. The Saints signed defensive end/long snapper Zach Wood to a contract, according to a source familiar with the situation.

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:15

Anderson, the first South African in the US Open final since Cliff Drysdale in 1965 and the first in any Grand Slam since Kevin Curren in 1984, won his three career ATP titles at the 2011 South Africa Open, 2012 Delray Beach Open and 2015 Winston-Salem Open.

by | September 09, 2017 | 12:13

While Nadal is seeking his third US Open title after prevailing in 2010 and 2013, Del Potro is attempting to win his second major eight years after his victory in NY. "I feel like I'm putting more out there and I feel like it allows me to play better tennis, and it's something I am definitely going to look to continue".

by | September 09, 2017 | 03:00

MMA writer Mike Bohn said despite the Johnson-Borg cancellation, Edmonton still has a solid fight card with 11 fights still set to go on Saturday. 'Due to a viral illness to UFC flyweight contender Ray Borg , the main event bout against champion Demetrious Johnson at UFC 215 has been cancelled.

by | September 08, 2017 | 00:40

A team employee, sitting in the center-field scoreboard, would use a portable telescope to spy on the opposing catcher's fingers, decipher the code he was using with his pitcher to call pitches, and signal the next pitch to the batter by putting up a white or dark card in an opening in the scoreboard, where the hitters knew to look.

by | September 08, 2017 | 00:40

The eight-time Olympic gold medallist Bolt, who retired after the World Championships in London this summer and is a self-confessed United fan, was recently pictured at Old Trafford for the 2-0 win over Leicester and he thinks his team are favourites for their first title win since 2013.

by | September 08, 2017 | 00:38

Bennett, the outspoken Seattle Seahawks defensive end, released an account on Wednesday of mistreatment at the hands of Las Vegas police in the chaos after apparent gunshots. McMahill said as teams swept the casino floor, they encountered Bennett crouched behind a slot machine, and that Bennett ran as police approached. You just think, 'What if?' you know? After being handcuffed, Bennett was taken to a nearby cop vehicle until police could identify him.

by | September 08, 2017 | 00:34

I guess the cheese room at the new stadium isn't going to pay for itself. During his time with PSG , Aurier was the centre of attention of a number of controversial off the field incidents. " I spoke with him, of course, about different things but I'm a person that likes to move on ", he told reporters. Tottenham fans will get their first glimpse of their new signings on Saturday (9 September) when their side travel to Goodison Park to take on Everton .

by | September 08, 2017 | 00:35

With his second choice, Stricker picked Phil Mickelson , drawing a little criticism. "Obviously, I feel there's some unfinished business". The players on Team USA boast an average world ranking of 15.6, less than half of their global counterparts (31.9).

by | September 08, 2017 | 00:36

Swansea, Crystal Palace and Watford were the other Premier League sides to go against the two-thirds majority, with Burnley abstaining from voting altogether, according to Sky sources. Stoke City chairman Peter Coates believes closing the summer transfer window before the start of the season is better for world football . Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez, Southampton's Virgil van Dijk and Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho all expected to move were held back and remained at their clubs.

by | September 08, 2017 | 00:33

Oklahoma also lost running back Joe Mixon, the team's No. 2 receiver last season, and Geno Lewis, who was third on the team in receptions and fourth in yards last season. "You've got to be able to play people, like Arkansas, that come right at you". Ohio State rolled up 443 yards of offense in that game, with 291 of those yards on the ground.

by | September 08, 2017 | 00:30

Cleveland Browns may end up having to wait a bit longer to see rookie defensive end Myles Garrett take the field for a regular-season game. Not just as the franchise quarterback, but as a team captain for the ninth time. I'm sure he views it the same way. "I think there is probably a propensity for increased injury in the stadium if you haven't done this". "That's fine", Garrett said.

by | September 08, 2017 | 00:31

Altman intercepted that question the same way James jumps passing lanes to swipe the ball from opponents and head the other way for one of his trademark dunks. That in itself is significant, but as you know teams need more than one star to win in the National Basketball Association. "It's been my story".

by | September 08, 2017 | 00:27

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain decided on a switch from Arsenal to Liverpool after discussing the move with England manager Gareth Southgate , according to a report. That is definitely inspirational for me. To start, though, it seems likely Oxlade-Chamberlain will see most of his minutes as the first option to fill in for Sadio Mané and Mohamed Salah, and that any future in midfield that the player might have will have to wait until he's had time in training to adjust to Klopp's tactics.

by | September 08, 2017 | 00:25

Despite the Argentine being a crucial performer for the club, Bartomeu insists Barcelona would never keep a player against his will, unlike other top sides. "Yes, he went to the national team and trained normally, but now we have to prepare for a normal season so we have seven games (before the next global break)".

by | September 08, 2017 | 00:27

The pregnant WAG, 31, is said to be fuming after Wayne , also 31, was arrested for drink-driving last Friday, in another woman's vehicle. "Obviously I am very disappointed by the situation regarding Wayne Rooney ", Koeman said in his pre-match press conference.

by | September 08, 2017 | 00:26

The celebration is over. The Browns say they released Pryor due to an "internal matter". During that same span, he produced 191 total tackles, 0.5 sacks, two forced fumbles, two interceptions and 14 pass defenses. Pryor is still playing under his rookie contract - 4 years, $8.5 million. With the Browns coming off a 1-15 season and needing playmakers on both sides of the ball, Pryor appeared to be in an ideal spot that would help him turn his career around.

by | September 07, 2017 | 01:43

Anderson is the first South African to make it to the US Open semis in the Open era. He said: 'This is incredible. Here are some facts about Anderson, SA's highest ranked tennis player since Wayne Ferreira (remember him?). Anderson, the 28th seed came back from 2-5 in the first set tiebreak to win it, and nearly came back in the second set tiebreak from 1-6 down. The Spaniard blasted 30 winners in his 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 demolition of Argentine Diego Schwartzman .

by | September 07, 2017 | 01:40

Olympic Team in Houston previous year. Keys joins the talented Coco Vandeweghe , the returning Sloane Stephens and the venerable Venus Williams in the final eight. Keys, the 15th seed, told reporters that the quartet's progress was proof of "how hard we've been working". "If I'm hitting my shots, I'm definitely doing a lot better job in the score line than she is and vice versa".

by | September 07, 2017 | 01:40

Stephens was the first to advance to the last four after coming from a break down in the final set to get the better of Sevastova, claiming victory in a tiebreak which she took seven points to four. "She has something special which the other players don't have". As was the case in the earlier quarter-final, the first two sets were split at 6-3, after which one of the most tense final sets ensued whereby neither player could gain an advantage.

by | September 07, 2017 | 01:39

It says it made the decision to order a replay after the Court of Arbitration for Sport upheld the life ban for the referee in question, Joseph Lamptey of Ghana . In the 41st minute of the match, Lamptey gifts South Africa a spot kick by whistling for handball on Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly, whose hand was clearly nowhere near the ball.