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Iran Leader Rips Trump UN Speech as 'Absurd, Hateful'

Rouhani warned the USA would "destroy its own credibility" if it withdraws from the Iran nuclear deal . "They were told clearly and definitively (by us) that the nuclear deal can not be renegotiated", he told a press conference in Tehran broadcast live on state television after his return from the UN General Assembly . Read More »

Chelsea boss Conte: Six teams can win Premier League title

Manchester City now provisionally leads the English Premier League with 13 points after five matches, three points ahead of Manchester United , which is set to host Everton on Sunday. City and United are capable of winning the 2017-18 title (they obviously have the talent to achieve such feat), but they must show the fight, desire, and mental strength - which they've lacked in recent years - to get them over the finish line. Read More »

No need to panic: Zidane calls for calm after Betis loss

The match was truly a case of missed opportunities , as Madrid enjoyed strong possession (60% - 40%) and great chances to open the scoring. A win for Real Madrid would see Los Blancos equal Barcelona's record of 12 straight victories away from home in La Liga , set between 2010 and 2011. Read More »

Premier League and Liverpool announce compensation deal agreed for youngster

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So as it stands, of the senior centre-halves that I've got, I've only got one. Kurt Zomba is ineligible to play against his parent club while Ryan Shawcross and Geoff Cameron remain on the sidelines. Stoke , now placed 13th in the league, are on a three-game winless run since their 1-0 victory over Arsenal last month. Antonio Conte would have been confident of his side's chances regardless of Stoke's team news, but the current situation will give him a bit more assurance. Read More »

Cardinals Finally Head Home To Face Cowboys

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Dallas was far from its best in Colorado and ultimately paid the price by being demolished. In future games, the Cowboys' wide receivers will have less competition, and Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott should be able to move the ball downfield more quickly and easily. Read More »

Ronald Koeman: Medicine of confidence can help Everton win

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Oumar Niasse has dedicated his first goal in Everton colours to the supporters. "But let's hope, we started tonight to win at home and we have three to go, and if we get three wins, I think the whole situation will be different, and I will go into the global break with a laugh on my face". Read More »

Manchester United superstar set to reject Barcelona and sign new contract

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The Belgium midfielder has become a key figure for Jose Mourinho since the Portuguese coach took over from Louis van Gaal last summer, with Fellaini featuring in all United's games so far this season. I never saw Matic playing so well. "We can not play with (only) 11 guys", the manager added. Carrick was named club captain this summer after signing a one-year contract extension but has not seen a minute of first-team football this season, making the bench four times after not even ... Read More »

Santana Moss: RG3 bragging about Mike Shanahan firing was 'dumbest mistake'

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Moss retired in 2014 but was there when the coaching change happened in D.C. and said that Griffin openly celebrated the departure of Shanahan because he wasn't happy with his role on the team. And again, I know it's probably not worth doing, but I get where he's coming from, because it imploded, it was ugly, and it got ugly fast in 2013, as you well know. Read More »

Halftime: 49ers can't keep pace with Todd Gurley's 3 TDs

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When the Rams moved from Los Angeles to St. Louis in 1995, they were in the middle of a 17-game losing streak to the 49ers that lasted from 1990-98. Now starting Week 3 with Reid sidelined, the small-school product made his impact known prior to exiting in the fourth quarter with a head injury . Read More »

Liverpool's Joel Matip backs Jurgen Klopp's style of play

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It sounds like we have nil points and are the worst team in the league. "We conceded first goal against Sevilla and responded really well, we conceded the first goal against Burnley and responded really well". "Ox had a few good really, really good situations and a few unlucky situations". I'm not a aware of it [the criticism] but I can imagine. Klopp was quoted on the official Liverpool website as saying: "Matip and Can picked up knocks in the last game". Read More »

Players call on Major League Baseball to expand netting after incident at Yankee Stadium

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But MLB has not been compliant with providing their fans the best security at a time in which the game has evolved with bigger, stronger and faster players. Rafael Espinal, who introduced legislation in May to require all New York City baseball stadiums to have protective netting all the way to the foul poles, said after Wednesday's episode that he would hold a public hearing on the issue on October 25. Read More »

Stephen Jackson rips Kevin Durant for having fake social media account

Shortly after announcing his decision to leave the Thunder , while on a week-long trip through China for a Nike-sponsored tour, Durant became overwhelmed by the flak he was getting from Oklahoma City fans. Durant told San Francisco Magazine that, by the time he joined Team USA for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, he had begun to move past all the criticism. Read More »

Government hits out at Premier League clubs over disabled facilities

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Clubs promoted to the Premier League are given two years to make the improvements, so although Newcastle United , Huddersfield Town and Burnley are implicated in the report , they still have time to make the necessary amendments. Herrera believes De Gea is the best goalkeeper in the world but says United need to win trophies in order to ensure they keep the player, who has frequently been linked with a move to Real Madrid. Read More »

Karim Benzema signs bumper contract extension with Real Madrid

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Madrid were defeated 1-0 by Real Betis on Wednesday night at the Bernabeu, meaning they have failed to win any of their opening three home league games. From the day I arrived, the president and the people who work at the club have supported me and I feel really at ease here, I've always wanted to stay. Read More »

Notre Dame RB Josh Adams' motto: 'Stay patient and keep pounding it'

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Against Boston College , Morgan forced a fumble and was joined by fellow backer Te'von Coney on making a key fourth down stop during the third quarter that moved momentum in favor of the Irish for good. Though he's more of a possession receiver, Davis offers a big target at 6-foot-4 and has good hands. If the secondary can keep him under wraps, Notre Dame will be hard-pressed to find any sort of offensive rhythm. Read More »

Ilkay Gundogan escapes serious knee injury, Man City confirm

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It had been feared that the central midfielder had suffered another serious set-back on Wednesday, as Claudio Yacob's challenge left him clutching both his knee and ankle. Albion levelled on 72 minutes when Yacob scored his first goal in four years as he cashed in on slack marking to volley in Kieran Gibbs' corner. The hosts should even have claimed the lead moments later when substitute Matt Phillips supplied a flawless cross for Robson-Kanu, only for the Wales striker to fire horribly ... Read More »

Welbeck blow for Arsenal

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Arsenal's Danny Welbeck is out for at least three weeks with a groin injury and manager Arsene Wenger said on Tuesday that the striker is unlikely to return before next month's global break. One name which will be missing, however, is Danny Welbeck , after the England striker suffered yet another injury setback. The Gunners are set to take on their League one opponents in a League Cup clash at the Emirates tomorrow evening, with a number of fringe players expected to be given a ... Read More »

India win toss, to bat 1st in 2nd ODI vs Australia

Diehard fans of Indian cricket mustn't miss the live broadcast of the game on globally reputed national television channel Door Darshan. Brought in place of James Faulkner, Richardson picked up the key wickets of last match heroes Mahendra Singh Dhoni (5) and Hardik Pandya (20) as India were bowled out in the last ball of the innings after they comfortably placed at 186 for three in 35 overs. Read More »

Liverpool and Tottenham: The battle for German wonderkid

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Philipp is in the past year of his contract with the Bundesliga side who now sit second from bottom, with two points in five games. Relayed by Deichstube , Björn Schierenbeck, director of the Bundesliga club's Junior Development Centre, said: "I don't want to exclude it". Read More »

Alcantara steps in for injured Cotton to start vs. Tigers

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But Jeimer Candelario grounded out and, after an intentional walk, Hatcher struck out James McCann and Mikie Mahtook. The 24-year-old right-hander missed the first two months of the season after undergoing offseason foot surgery and was making his fifth major-league start this year. Read More »

Rodgers: Dembele will be back for Old Firm clash

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I just didn't feel it mattered to anyone down south". I need to send an alert and that alert is that I know he is going to be provoked. "I am not up here to work on my next move from Celtic ". "But when I have the information you can be sure that I might make the decision. Moussa will be in the squad". But boss Caixinha will have faith in whoever he selects to go into battle against Brendan Rodgers' side at Ibrox . Read More »

Buhari returns to London

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The President had been in the United States for the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, where he addressed over 170 world leaders. He departed his hotel Millennium Tower New York accommodation Thursday morning for JFK International Airport for his journey the London. Read More »

Packers OT Kyle Murphy could make third straight start in Week 3

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They have trouble scoring points with an offense that's just not good. The sooner the Packers forget about their trip to Atlanta the better. The Packers could potentially be without both Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb going into the game this Sunday, as both suffered minor injuries last week in Atlanta. Read More »

National Football League players call for activism awareness month

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Smith, the Eagles wide receiver who played with Kaepernick when both were in San Francisco, has not protested but has been vocal in his support. "To be clear, we are asking for your support", a portion of the memo reads . Sports but told ESPN's Josina Anderson on Thursday that "We are continuing to work directly with the players". The memo writers also want the league to invest money, education and political involvement, Yahoo Sports noted. Read More »

Nebraska fires AD Eichorst after loss to No

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Eichorst joined Nebraska in October 2012 and was under contract through June 2019. The decision was made on Wednesday and Eichorst was informed Thursday. "At the end of the day, it's about competitiveness", said Bounds, who once coached football at Southern Mississippi as a graduate assistant. Washington Redskins linebacker Will Compton tweeted that he never knew Eichorst well (Eichorst was hired during Compton's senior season at Nebraska) but hadn't heard good things about him. Read More »

West Ham vs Tottenham

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THE HAMMERS have a couple of injury concerns, with James Collins out with an ankle problem. Manuel Lanzini is still recovering from a knee injury and thus won't feature in this game. Also promising is the fact that Spurs have won both of their away games in the league this season, beating both Newcastle and Everton without conceding a goal. Read More »

NCLAT allows Cyrus Mistry to file case against Tata Sons

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Mistry has been locked in a legal battle with the Tatas since his unceremonious exit as chairman of Tata Sons - the promoter company of the Dollars 105-billion car-to-software Tata group in October previous year. Gupta said. Meanwhile, Cyrus Mistry office has said that NCLAT order is a vindication of what we have stood so far. Throwing more light on the above development Aryama Sundaram, Senior Advocate and Counsel at Cyrus Investments told CNBC-TV18 that the NCLT will now have to look ... Read More »

LeSean McCoy says 'I just want the loot,' but isn't making excuses

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Bills have allowed combined 469 yards offense in first two games, fewest over that span since allowing 438 to open 2005 season. Notes: OLB Von Miller (knee) was limited at practice Wednesday, as was nickel CB Bradley Roby (ankle), but coach Vance Joseph said he had no concerns about their availability Sunday. Read More »