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Year-old Ethan Ampadu could feature for Chelsea in EFL Cup tie


Eden Hazard is ready to make his first start of the season for Chelsea in their Carabao Cup tie against Nottingham Forest , says Antonio Conte . I think I'm the first person to trust in the young players, to give possibilities to them, if young players deserve this chance. If we answer like this, why not continue to give the opportunity to these players? These two are the perceived weak links in an otherwise strong Chelsea starting XI. Read More »

Man United, Man City, Chelsea, Arsenal enter League Cup


They sit second in the Premier League table after five matches and they now top their Champions League group after the 4-0 win away at Feyenoord last week. In other Premier League vs. League Championship matchups, Everton beat Sunderland 3-0 thanks to a double from young striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Arsenal overcame Doncaster 1-0 courtesy of a first-half goal from Theo Walcott. Read More »

Blue Jays sign Marco Estrada to one-year, $13-million extension


The Royals are down to their final 13 games of the regular season and begin the day 4.5 games back of Minnesota in the wildcard standings. Estrada then re-signed with Toronto after the 2015 season, getting a two-year, $26 million contract. Currently, the Joe Biagini experiment is still ongoing, while there's a group of young starters at Double-A and Triple-A working their way into the conversation, something that wasn't the case in 2017 as the Blue Jays rotated through a host of uninspiring ... Read More »

Lions' Kenny Golladay out-snaps T.J. Jones again in Week 2


McAdoo said he wasn't anxious it would affect the locker room that he was critical of some players and not others. "It's not excuses. We have to find a way to get better". The problem for the Giants is the viability of alternatives is questionable. For one game, though, Munson said he took a moment to appreciate his rapid climb from undrafted rookie to starter. Read More »

Sam Bradford's knee injury not caused by contact


After beating the New Orleans Saints on Monday Night Football in Week 1, 29-19, the Minnesota Vikings felt pretty good about their chances to upset the Pittsburgh Steelers on the road in Week 2. Storylines include Case Keenum starting at QB in place of the injured Sam Bradford , struggles at the offensive line, and more! He would get an MRI in the week leading up to the Steelers game. Read More »

Young Fan Is Injured by Line Drive During Yankees Game


The St. Paul Pioneer-Press reports that the fan was a young child who was carried out of the stands but appeared to be responsive. "We will have no further comment at this time". Members of the New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins were visibly shaken Wednesday after a foul ball injured a child during a game at Yankee Stadium. Read More »

Over 80 Florida museums offering free admission this weekend


Other participating museums around IN can be found here. "Through Museum Day Live!, we have the unique opportunity to open our doors for free as we invite guests to experience the living restoration of our proud Hawaiian identity". The Museum Day Live! ticket is available for download at Smithsonian .com/museumday, which also includes a full list of participating museums and cultural institutions. Read More »

Dolphins Suspend LB Lawrence Timmons Indefinitely After He Went AWOL


The team had reportedly grown concerned when the 31-year-old Timmons was not in his hotel room during bed check and filed the report. "He doesn't say a whole bunch, but the way he operates and the way he goes about his business, I think guys respect that and understand why he's been in the league so long and why he's been so successful", Gase said last Thursday. Read More »

Chris Froome tips Dumoulin to be champion


Despite the rain that hurt the chances of the late starters, Dumoulin clocked 44 minutes 41 seconds on the 31km course in Bergen, cheered on by massive flag-waving crowds. Dumoulin, like most riders in the start list, eventually opted against a bike change for the final climb and took it on on his TT bike. Froome stayed on his time trial bike as well, but the Briton was never going to beat Dumoulin, possibly too exhausted after winning a brutal Vuelta 10 days ago. Read More »

8-year-old football players kneel during national anthem in protest


Dashcam recordings showed Stockley saying he was going to "kill that motherfucker" while he and another officer pursued Smith assuming he was a part of an earlier drug deal. "One of the kids asked, 'Can we do that?'", Gooden explained. Their backs were to the flag, but Gooden says that wasn't on goal. "What I teach my kids is love, integrity, honesty, fairness, respect and boundaries", the coach claimed. Read More »

Mark Sampson to leave England job amid racism allegations


The English Football Association says it was only made aware last week of the full report into Sampson's conduct as a club coach at Bristol Academy in the Women's Super League, despite the allegations first surfacing in 2014. The Chelsea forward was everywhere against Russian Federation, playing a key role in England's first, second, third and fifth goals , while her goalbound strike also led to the home side's penalty on the half-hour mark. Read More »

Mourinho sends message to Carrick over Man Utd inactivity

Manchester United sit top of the Premier League , tied with rivals Manchester City, and with some of their best-known players having to settle for a reduced role in the squad. "So he is in a team with these two guys who are playing absolutely phenomenally". The 28-year-old was an important player for the Special one last season but has his role reduced so far this term with the arrival of Nemanja Matic from Chelsea. Read More »

Herrera: Man Utd must win to keep Real Madrid target De Gea


The playmaker improved in the second half of the campaign as he helped Manchester United win both the League Cup and Europa League in Mourinho's first campaign in charge. The Armenia worldwide arrived at Old Trafford from Borussia Dortmund last summer as one of Jose Mourinho's first signings at the club. He continued: 'For me, he is the No. Read More »

Manchester City are the new Arsenal


Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho insists that it was not his own personal influence that brought Romelu Lukaku to Manchester United but because they played the right cards in the negotiation process. I will try to enjoy every minute I have on the pitch. I backed City to win the title before the season started and I wouldn't go back on that now, but I am no more confident now because United have really impressed me. Read More »

Jose Mourinho rests four star men but picks strong side for Burton

Goals from Louis Saha, Kieran Richardson, Ryan Giggs and two from Giuseppe Rossi secured a 5-0 win for the Red Devils in the replay, but Burton boss Nigel Clough still has fond memories of the occasion. The keeper's opportunities have been few and far between of late, but Jose Mourinho looks set to put him between the sticks for United's League Cup campaign. Read More »

'Raging Bull' LaMotta dead at 95


The website reported that LaMotta died on Tuesday in a nursing home from complications of pneumonia, according to his wife. LaMotta's niece, Diane Ramaglia Bonita, also paid tribute to the boxing great, along with posting a picture of her own son and highlighting the remarkable resemblance between the two. Read More »

Ronald Koeman concern - pressure mounts on Dutchman


Everton have not scored in 404 minutes of football while conceding 12 in that time . They have lost their last four games and have not won since beating Hajduk Split in the Europa League on 17 August. "I think the Premier League is becoming defensive. many teams try to play with five at the back plus two or three in the middle", he told the club's website. Read More »

Improved Arsenal hold Chelsea to goalless draw


Arsenal were the better side in the opening period and such a tactical battle suited them, given the type of four vs. four and six vs. six, small-sided games they play in training. He added: "It's a pity Danny Welbeck suffered what looks another bad injury because him and Alexandre Lacazette were starting to build a good understanding". Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association launch investigation into Chelsea youth policy


The only other exception is for transfers within either the European Union or European Economic Area (EEA), where the minimum age is 16. Spanish side Atletico Madrid are now serving a transfer ban for similar actions. FIFA's disciplinary chambers also previous year investigated Bertrand Traore's transfer to the club, after pictures emerged of the midfielder playing for the club when he was 16 before he had worldwide clearance. Read More »

Worker dismissed for expressing same-sex marriage views


And I don't think that my job should, you know, be taken away from me just because I have an opinion that someone disagrees with". Sims said advertising for the No vote is "in my eyes, hate speech", and therefore voting no in the gay marriage postal survey is homophobic. Read More »

Australian captain Steve Smith set for 100th ODI in Kolkata

Guys have worked hard since we have been in India and we had a game not that long ago. You learn as you play. Asked about the wicket on offer for Thursday's game, Smith said there was a little bit of grass on it. The other day obviously it didn't go our way, it wasn't ideal for us but it's one game in five-match series and we've got a good opportunity to turn things around tomorrow". Read More »

Manchester United and Marouane Fellaini unable to agree contract terms


The Spanish worldwide came on for the final 15 minutes of the Red Devils 4-0 comfortable victory over Everton on Sunday and Mourinho was very pleased with his performance from the bench. When you play for the biggest club it is not so easy to play ever game, every minute. Carrick, Herrera and Romero are likely to get a chance on Wednesday as David De Gea , Antonio Valencia , Matic and Eric Bailly have been given two days off by Mourinho. Read More »

Karim Benzema agrees a new contract with Real Madrid

But his weekly salary doesn't compare to the buyout clause in the Frenchman's new deal. The 29-year-old had two years remaining on his existing contract but has now resigned for a further two years as part of an agreement that will allegedly see his release clause increased to a staggering €1 billion (£890m). Read More »

Nike x NBA Michael Jordan Jerseys Coming Soon


First up-its own campaign, part of the league's "This Is Why We Play" global platform. It's probably safe to say that the both versions will be available for those that want a Nike x NBA Michael Jordan jersey. Players will also be able to use them to send social media-esque messages specifically to fans who bought their jerseys. After being directed to the "Team" tab in the app, fans can screen a status bar of a pre-game countdown to tip-off, in-game scores, or post-game final scores. Read More »

Pakistan cricketer Latif's 5yr fixing ban


Latif played for Islamabad United in the super league, and all six allegations that were levelled against him under PCB's anti-corruption code have been proven. Four other players - Mohammad Irfan , Nasir Jamshed, Shahzaib Hasan and Mohammad Nawaz - are also under investigation by the tribunal and have also been provisionally suspended. Read More »

Manchester United name strong squad to face Burton — Trending

I think the team performance was spot on. They still haven't found the back of the net in the league. Pep Guardiola's Manchester City kicked off the season with a routine 2-0 win against a plucky Brighton side that put up some stubborn resistance for 70 odd minutes at the Amex before a horrendous mistake by Dale Stephens allowed Aguero to pounce and dink past Matthew Ryan in goal. Read More »

Magical Lionel Messi hits four as Barcelona thrash Eibar


The home side took the lead with their first shot of the game, which came from the penalty spot after Galvez was adjudged to have pushed Semedo in the Eibar area. After the break, Denis Suarez netted Barca's third but Sergi Enrich pulled one back for the visitors to make it 3-1. It was the fourth time Messi has scored four goals or more with Barcelona . Read More »