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Patriots QB Tom Brady still not over Week 1 loss


The Chiefs roster is loaded with talent, and led by one of the best coaches in the NFL. The Chiefs won because Alex Smith outplayed Tom Brady . In his junior year alone, he completed three interceptions and seven pass deflections, which earned him the team MVP that season, according to an article from the Bangor Daily News. Read More »

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


Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines canceled about 900 flights Monday and said the storm could affect its catering options aboard aircraft leaving its biggest hub. Flights to and from the Caribbean and Florida continue to operate at Gatwick but remain under review. Central Florida airports are set to begin flights . Read More »

Juventus Without Injured Chiellini, Mandzukic vs. Barcelona in Champions League

Ousmane Dembele is a wonderful talent, albeit one that they paid too much money for, and he's unlikely to be involved here anyway. He said: "I know [Barcelona] well, this will be the 12th time playing against them". "I know them well, this will be the twelfth time playing against them". To go three games against them without conceding a goal [this year] would be extraordinary. Read More »

Indians win 19th straight game, tied for third-longest streak since 1900


Lindor's three-run triple in the second inning and Ramirez's two-run homer in the fourth provided the bulk of the offense for the Indians, who during their streak have outscored opponents 132-32. Cleveland joined the 1906 Chicago White Sox (19), the 1947 New York Yankees (19), the 2002 A's (20), the 1935 Chicago Cubs (21) and the 1916 New York Giants (26) as the only teams to reel off 19 consecutive wins. Read More »

Zimmer To Have Surgery On Break In Hand


Indians manager Terry Francona revealed on Monday that Kipnis will likely see time at centerfield, rather than his traditional position of second base. Hellickson (3-3) allowed three runs in six innings. Although they have a comfortable 11-game lead in the division race, the Indians are now trying to catch Houston for the best overall record in the American League. Read More »

Weigh in on Week 2 in the ACC


Clemson edged Louisville , 42-36, last season in a wildly entertaining game between two top-five teams. Each loss has come by six points or less. Senior Malik Williams rushed for a career-best 149 yards on 13 carries, including a 74-yard run, to lead a Louisville ground game that finished with 312 yards. Read More »

Raiders put kicker Sebastian Janikowski on injured reserve


Janikowski must spend eight weeks on injured reserve, and perhaps at that point if he's healthy the Raiders will activate him. The Raiders said they have signed Giorgio Tavecchio off their practice squad and he will kick on Sunday at the Tennessee Titans . Read More »

Terry Rozier Was Confident Celtics Wouldn't Trade Him


Altman with Thomas , who will be out for at least the first few weeks of the season. Boston head coach Brad Stevens got what he wanted this offseason, but as what Rozier suggests, it's not going to be easy handling a team injected with key pieces. Read More »

Board President's XI vs Australia


Star Indian all-rounders Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja have once again been rested for the first three ODIs of the five-match series against Australia starting September 17. I just reflected on it myself and worked as hard as I could to get back in", he said. "I want to do as well as I can and play my part in these conditions, which are obviously different from back in Australia ". Read More »

Judge puts Elliott's six-game suspension on hold


According to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero , the league took that step Monday morning. Kia Wright Roberts, the NFL's Director of Investigations, reportedly testified during this week's appeal that she recommended no suspension for Zeke. NFL-appointed arbitrator Harold Henderson upheld the suspension, but Mazzant ruled Elliott didn't receive a fair hearing during his appeal. "Just kind of your name getting dragged through the mud", Elliott said Sunday, when asked what the most hard part of ... Read More »

Minnesota Vikings vs New Orleans Saints


Jacob is a writer for the New Orleans Saints . However, Waynes was injured on the first play of the first pre-season game and after playing one more down came out of the game and missed the second pre-season game. New Orleans also comes into the game with three healthy veteran tight ends in Fleener, Josh Hill and Michael Hoomanawanui. In Sean Payton's 10 seasons as the Saints' coach, one running back has accounted for at least one-half of New Orleans' rushing attempts three times , ... Read More »

Time to take climate change seriously


Scientists have warned for years that the energy produced by higher ocean temperatures intensifies the strength and ferocity of storms. We have an obligation to do what we can to reverse this trend by encouraging our legislators to limit dependence on fossil fuels, a major contributor to global warming. Read More »

Indian Cricket Team for First Three ODIs Against Australia


However, according to the report, the selectors are willing to give the duo another chance keeping in mind their good performances before the Sri Lanka tour, but have warned Rahul that he will have to fight for a slot in the middle order with India already having enough options for the opening spots. Read More »

Time for Deshaun Watson to take reins in Houston


Watson entered the game to a raucous crowd, and after leading the Texas to a touchdown on his first drive to cut the Jacksonville lead to 19-7, it looked like he might be the answer. On the field, the Texans were anything but strong. He often held on to the ball far too long and, thanks in part to shaky play from the Houston offensive line, was sacked six times. Read More »

USA military readies for Hurricane Irma


As the storm continued toward the USA mainland, military officials at installations from Key West, Florida north into SC chose to evacuate their servicemembers. 8, 2017. - Search-and-rescue forces, strategic and vertical lift, planning, communication and medical capabilities are readying to deploy for post-landfall response. Read More »

Tropical Storm Irma prompts curfew in Dooly County


Most of our area is under a Tropical Storm Watch or Tropical Storm Warning now until further notice. Hurricane Irma weakened to a tropical storm at 8 a.m., but is still producing wind gusts at near-hurricane force, the National Weather Service announced. Read More »

Simon Mignolet grateful for quick turnaround after Manchester City humbling

Ederson has allayed fears over his condition following a nasty clash with Sadio Mane in Manchester City's 5-0 win over Liverpool. Gabriel Jesus' header added a second goal for City, taking advantage of Liverpool's numbers. Liverpool supporters are even more infuriated with referee Jon Moss. . Ederson, meanwhile, was given oxygen and taken off on a stretcher after the incident after eight minutes of treatment. Read More »

Manchester City complete the signing of Erik Brown from Sporting Kansas City


Sporting Kansas City and US under-20 global Erik Palmer-Brown has signed a pre-contract with Manchester City , a source has confirmed to ESPN FC. The 20-year-old center back has demonstrated the heaps of potential he possess while playing for Sporting Kansas City and the American under-20 national side, with Metro sources reporting that he has now signed a four-and-half-year deal with Premier League giants Manchester City. Read More »

De Boer can't believe Palace lost to Burnley


British media is awash with reports that former England boss Roy Hodgson will replace the Dutchman at Selhurst Park. "I am sorry for him", the Chelea manager said. Despite the disappointing early results, The Independent reported that Palace chairman Steve Parish had insisted "we have to stick together". 'We are four games in, ' Parish tweeted . Read More »

Brandon McManus signs 4-year contract extension with Denver Broncos


Getting a long-term contract extension done for McManus was one of the Broncos' highest priorities. The deal keeps McManus in Denver for four more years, something the kicker had been seeking. McManus' standing among the team is well-known. He did not miss a kick in the preseason. Notable players that are set to become free agents in 2018 include linebackers Todd Davis and Corey Nelson, defensive lineman Jared Crick and backup offensive lineman Billy Turner. Read More »

EPL: Arsenal recover from losses by beating Bournemouth 3-0


Bournemouth have lost all four of their Premier League matches so far this season, having scored one goal and conceded eight. On Welbeck, the boss said: "I'm pleased with his performance, I kept faith in him and overall I think he is getting stronger and stronger and more confident". Read More »

Alexis Sanchez is not fat - Arsene Wenger defends striker


Alexis Sanchez is completely committed to Arsenal and will quickly win over any doubting fans, manager Arsene Wenger said after his side cruised to a comfortable 3-0 Premier League victory against Bournemouth on Saturday. "I think Welbeck is getting stronger and stronger, and let's not forget he was out for a long time". But, with Arsenal making their first Europa League appearance for 20 years, the Frenchman could use the opportunity to hand Sanchez a start, despite admitting he ... Read More »

What time does Saints - Vikings, Chargers - Broncos Monday night game start?


The Broncos coach pointed to Adam Gotsis and Shelby Harris as two D-line players whose roles may expand significantly Monday night. The Chargers must now put their snake-bitten 2016 campaign behind them. The Broncos addressed this by adding defensive tackles Domata Peko and Zach Kerr via free agency to anchor the front. Verrett, in particular, played only a handful of live-action series in the preseason as he worked his way back from a knee injury. Read More »

National League : Washington Nationals clinch East title


It's just a matter of him playing aggressively, swinging at strikes in the strike zone, which he's doing more and more of, and I don't know he's realizing how quick he really is in all departments. "Two bad pitches and that was the ballgame". I felt like our game plan was on point. Gary Sanchez also hit two solo homers for the Yankees, giving him 30 this season and 50 in his 161 games since his 2015 debut. Read More »

Liverpool to appeal Sadio Mane's three-match ban

City can come late and then they pass between the lines. The first especially, which came at a time when Liverpool were on top, was a flawless pass and with two top strikers ahead of him he could rack up a huge number of assists this season. Read More »

Bullet trains will be affordable with competitive pricing: Piyush Goyal


Outlining the road-map for the Bullet train, Goyal said that once India adopts the train technology, it could start production of low-priced high-speed trains and become an exporter. The 508-km Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project will entail an estimated cost of Rs.1,10,000 crore. After Goyal's orders and the ministry's directive, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has promptly contacted its catering contractors to convey an ultimatum. Read More »

South Florida airports remain closed Monday as crews inspect damage


This has forced Airline companies also to get their aircraft away from the airport as such powerful winds can lift stationary and empty planes off the ground. Travelers can expect more cancellations next week as Irma heads toward Atlanta , the world's busiest airport. Six flights from Columbia Metropolitan Airport were canceled Monday while a seventh was delayed as the outer bands of Tropical Storm Irma swept across the Southeast. Read More »

Bears confirm Kevin White's injury, will place him on IR

So, White might have to go in the books as one of the biggest draft busts in Chicago Bears history. White went on injured reserve past year after suffering a spiral fracture to his left fibula in the fourth game. "When you've been through that and he's done it, and it's happened again, it's happened again, done it, and it sucks", Bears tight end Zach Miller said. Read More »

Startling claim made about Floyd Mayweather's preparation for Conor McGregor


The fight was nothing more than a big financial opportunity and it paid off. Mayweather, who went off as a -500 favorite at most sportsbooks, stopped McGregor 1 minute, 5 seconds into the 10th round. No, I don't believe that. The MMA superstar, who lost to Floyd Mayweather in his professional boxing debut, attended a friend's wedding in the Balearic Islands before heading out to soak the sun with his family besides also enjoying a nightout. Read More »

Morata asks for respect after anti-Semitic chant


Swiftly after the match Chelsea issued a statement condemning the language in the song as "not acceptable", while Morata urged supporters to "please respect everyone" in a post on his official Twitter account . Drogba said of Kante: "He doesn't score much but when he does everyone is happy for him because he is working a lot for the team and giving everything". Read More »

Elliott shines on the field despite threat of suspension


The appeals process is unlikely to be a court priority and it is possible Elliott will play the entire season, as was the case when Patriots quarterback Tom Brady took his Deflategate suspension to the higher courts. The NFL disagreed with Mazzant's assessment, setting the stage for the appeal. "Just kind of your name getting dragged through the mud", Elliott said Sunday, when asked what the most hard part of the process has been. Read More »

Kane can be Tottenham's Batistuta - Pochettino


One wonders how Son - who showed his killer instinct last season with 21 goals in all competitions - would have fared in similar scenarios and, had Everton put up a better fight on Saturday afternoon, Sissoko's wastefulness could have been much costlier. Read More »

Jose Mourinho says Nemanja Matic is the best he's worked with

On Saturday, Manchester United were unable to match the feats of their manager's title-winning sides as they were held to a 2-2 draw in a pulsating encounter away to Stoke City which asked them a whole heap of questions they had not had to even consider when strolling to their first three successes of the league season. Read More »