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Pep Guardiola: 'EFL Cup wastes energy'

Manchester United boss Mourinho stated this week that he feels the competition is damaging the chances of English teams in Europe. A late decision will be made on midfielder Ilkay Guendogan's fitness levels following a knee injury during City's 2-1 League Cup win at West Bromwich Albion on Wednesday. Read More »

Kohli Eyes Dhoni's Captaincy Record in Third ODI

There was an exchange of words when skipper Virat Kohli took a single off the misfield of Mathew Wade as he was struggling in the heat of Eden Gardens. Clark was also critical of Wade's behaviour during the Kolkata ODI and said Australia now had a lot more to worry about than a single run. Australia captain Steve Smith urged his team to get to the bottom of their batting collapses after Thursday's defeat. Read More »

PM Skerrit weeps for Dominica


As of Thursday afternoon , the electricity service was completely out, the water system was shut off to 70% of customers, and the telecommunications infrastructure was barely functioning. Maria's hurricane-force winds subsided late Wednesday, but authorities warned that the storm's heavy trailing rains could still trigger life-threatening flash flooding across the island. Read More »

Pat Cummins out of T20 series against India


You only had to look at "Wadey" (Matthew Wade), it was 15 overs in and he was on all fours. "So it's not great conditions". "It felt similar to Dhaka, I reckon, just below Chittagong". Australia will now have to win the third ODI in Indore on Sunday to stay in the series. "His body has handled the return to worldwide cricket well, but we believe the best plan for him ahead of the Ashes Series is to return home to refresh, both mentally and physically, before he prepares for Sheffield ... Read More »

Joel Embiid not cleared for 5-on-5 drills


The Philadelphia 76ers may have former top draft pick Ben Simmons ready for their National Basketball Association season opener, but Joel Embiid's status is still up in the air. Many thought Okafor had outlasted Noel in the Sixers' crowded frontcourt after the trade, but Richaun Holmes appeared to surpass Okafor on the depth chart following the trade with his play. Read More »

Germany, Bayern goalkeeper Manuel Neuer out for rest of 2017


Bayern squandered a two-goal lead and shared the spoils with Wolfsburg following a two-all draw at the opener of the 6th round in Bundesliga on Friday. "In Paris we have to play differently". Germany and Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has been ruled out for the rest of the year due to another hairline fracture of the metatarsal in his left foot. Read More »

Klopp To Make 7 Changes: Predicted Liverpool XI vs Leicester


That's why we only have eight points and not 15. "We're here in a petrol station in Formby and your auntie tells me, at this moment, you are not in the best shape but this will change, I am sure". However, they'll have to see off some of the big boys along the way, perhaps with the promise of quickly making the first-team? File image of Jurgen Klopp . Read More »

Gokhan Saki Sleeps Henrique da Silva With Left Hook


Prior to make his debut in the UFC, Saki was one of the most feared strikers on the planet competing in both K-1 and GLORY kickboxing, but with challenges few and far between these days he opted to make a return to mixed martial arts. Saki wasn't defending, but began firing back, and landed a thunderous left hand that floored his opponent. As time ticked away, Saki started to slow down as his hands began to drop and his legs weren't moving quite as quickly and da Silva was quick to take ... Read More »

Major League Baseball teams to expand protective netting


Frazier's hard hit, hooking liner struck the toddler during the fifth inning of Wednesday's game against the Twins at Yankee Stadium . The girl's father said she will be alright. You sat there. You know what - I don't want to say consequences - but you know what is coming. The protective netting at Rogers Centre where the Toronto Blue Jays play now only meets the MLB's minimum requirements of stretching to the edge of the dugouts. Read More »

Ex-NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Had Brain Damage, Doctors Say


Researchers at Boston University's CTE Center revealed Thursday that Aaron Hernandez was found to have stage 3 of the degenerative brain disease, and the National Football League should be shaking in its boots. The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Boston on behalf of his daughter, Avielle Hernandez, citing loss of companionship. The two are seeking compensation for being deprived of Hernandez's presence. Read More »

Australia prepared for Virat Kohli, Hardik Pandya came out of syllabus

They look up to the senior pro who has the knack of reading the batsman's mind and accordingly guiding the youngsters to trap a prey. He cherishes bowling at the command of the Indian captain. 1 in ODIs - almost because they level with South Africa at 119 points. Getting wickets and being in winning teams give Chahal and Yadav the confidence. Read More »

Lions players omitted from England rugby training camp


The 33-man squad will meet on Sunday, September 24 for a three-day training camp, which England coach Eddie Jones explains is a fantastic opportunity for his side to refocus on worldwide duty ahead of a busy November series. "That's what the project is about for the next two years, so we are about to embark on that". "You have to remember this is a training squad for Oxford, we'll make selection calls for the autumn further down the line", Jones said. Read More »

For 2nd Straight Season, Seahawks Offense Struggling To Fly


One thing that has not changed is the presence of that incredible defense. All that study won't help his Seahawks come Sunday. "I think we're a few plays away", Wilson said Thursday. That's just fine with cornerback Richard Sherman . "We've got a lot of highly paid guys on our side of the ball, a lot of guys who played the game at a high level". Read More »

National Football League player fires back at Trump: 'Stay in your place'


Trump went on to say referees are "ruining the game" by calling 15-yard penalties for "beautiful" tackles. They had that last week, I watched for a coupled of minutes. Just pick up and leave'. "Pick up leave. Not the same game anymore, anyway". Team owners, Trump said, should respond by telling their coaches: "Get that son of a bitch off the field right now, he's fired. Read More »

Baltimore Ravens Post Ridiculous Tweet, Delete It Immediately


Against a borderline elite Jaguars defense, we can safely assume Flacco is turning the ball over at least once. It's a game against a tough opponent, but one the Jaguars have to have. Both players made the trip to London after being limited at practice this week. Through two games so far, Flacco has 338 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions while Allen leads the way on 137 yards on 35 carries for the Ravens. Read More »

Philadelphia Eagles who might matter more than usual against the Giants


Here's how the GIants can do just that. Eli Manning might be on the decline, but he's still a capable quarterback and, if the Giants are within striking distance, always a threat to win in the clutch. Assuming Eagles DC Jim Schwartz stays largely conservative in this area, the front four will be asked to create most of the havoc on their own. "It's our job to keep him from being a game-changing factor". Read More »

Tour Championship: Justin Thomas eagles 18 to share Round 2 lead


Kyle Stanley got off to a hot start and outshone the big guns to lead after the opening round of the Tour Championship Thursday but Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas are poised to strike. "My course form is good, which gives me a bit more confidence". "These results over the years, you're up against 29 other guys so it's...but it's stills strong", he said. Read More »

Roland-Jones an Ashes doubt after suffering stress fracture


It is a cruel blow for Roland-Jones who had been one of the bright spots during England's Test summer following his debut at the Oval against South Africa when he took five wickets in the first innings. Middlesex bowler Toby Roland-Jones has suffered a stress fracture in his back, scans have revealed. It is understood the injury leaves Roland-Jones out of contention to be named in the squad next Wednesday, with the first Ashes Test only two months away - nearly to the day, in Brisbane on ... Read More »

Quickley commits to Kentucky


In August, Quickley narrowed his list of schools to three: the Wildcats, Kansas and Miami. He made an official visit to United Kingdom earlier this month and picked the Cats over Kansas and Miami. Quickley, the top-ranked point guard in the 2018 recruiting class, played for Team USA that was coached by John Calipari this summer in the FIBA Under 19 World Championships and had been seen as a definite United Kingdom lean for months. Read More »

Woods progresses to chipping contests with Fowler, Thomas


I know you need to do some for golf, no doubt about it. It will be great to be around the guys and try to help our (U.S.) team any way I can to win. Tiger Woods addressed the state of his life and his game this week with a blog post just before the Presidents Cup . Read More »

Swansea City vs Watford Preview: Swans looking to avoid Hornets sting


Jordan Ayew challenging Daryl Janmaat. Clement was particularly impressed by his side's defence, which has kept four clean sheets in five away games, including three in the Premier League this season . As many first-team choices are available to him, especially in midfield, he will have to choose between providing his new recruits with game-time to aid and quicken the process or leave them on the sidelines in favour of some old heads who can deliver, but will not move the club forwards ... Read More »

NFL's next move against Elliott puts Goodell on watch list


District Judge in Sherman, Texas. The NFL requested an emergency stay last week on a preliminary injunction issued by a lower court in the Elliott case that put the Dallas Cowboys running back's suspension on hold. This means that Elliott will play on Monday night against the Cardinals and next Sunday against the Rams, in a game that has become far more compelling after L.A.'s thrilling 41-39 win over the 49ers on Thursday night. Read More »

Tigers Manager Brad Ausmus will not return in 2018


It's unclear what direction the Tigers will take in their managerial search, but it's clear they're going to go outside of the organization, as Avila said in his statement that the status of the current coaching staff will be contingent on the wishes of whatever new manager they hire. Read More »

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola slams Carabao Cup


He did, however, admit he was prioritising the Europa League and they won that competition, as well as the EFL Cup. "Three days later we have a game, then three days later we have the Champions League and then, after, Stamford Bridge". City have been linked with several new midfielders capable of playing in deeper roles, with at least one reinforcement expected there next summer. "The team are not pulled by strings". Read More »

Bayern vs Wolfsburg live streaming free


Ancelotti praised the Colombia global, who is on loan from Real Madrid, for his display, but added the attacker was still working his way back to fitness after a thigh injury. Four minutes later, James got free in the Schalke box and tucked his shot past Ralf Faehrmann for Bayern's second. Ancelotti said Arjen Robben was available after recovering from flu but David Alaba, Juan Bernat and Thiago would not play. Read More »

Unbreakable actors join M Night Shyamalan's Glass


Night Shyamalan's Unbreakable , are reprising their roles from the 2000 hit, joining the filmmaker's newest thriller, Glass . The versatile Sarah Paulson is also joining the cast, in a now undefined role, while Anya Taylor-Joy will reprise her Split role as Casey Cooke, the only person to survive being captured by the Beast. Read More »

San Francisco 49ers: 3 Bold predictions vs


If Gurley can't run the ball effectively and Goff is asked to carry the offense, he could be forced into making poor throws by San Francisco's defensive front. The defensive line is the strength of San Francisco's defense, and it has a chance to make life hard for Todd Gurley , who has failed to rush for even 90 yards in either of the Rams' first two games. Read More »

Rob Gronkowski (groin) limited in Patriots' practice on Thursday


Gronkowski, who left Sunday's win in New Orleans with a groin injury, quickly ended any confusion about his playing status with a clear answer. If he's really " good to go " and isn't suffering any lingering issues from his groin injury, then he could pose a problem and quite possibly be the difference in the game. Read More »

Knicks GM keeping an 'open mind' to trading Carmelo Anthony

Hopefully, Mills and Perry will have the right answers when they address the media on Friday because the Carmelo issue isn't going away until he goes away. They've got little incentive to sweeten the deal. "We've just been in constant contact with he and his representatives and I won't get into (the) weeds of the details of how far or how close we were to any type of deal", Perry said. Read More »

Ilkay Guendogan's latest knee injury not serious: Pep Guardiola


In last season's competition, youngsters Angelino, Aleix Garcia, Pablo Maffeo and Kelechi Iheanacho all made starts. In an attempt to keep the bigger clubs interested, the Football League, now the EFL, has allowed English clubs playing in European competition to be exempt until the third round since 1996, while replays were scrapped in 1997. Read More »

No Problems For Big Guns In Carabao Cup


Manchester United , who appointed Mourinho back in the summer of 2016, have not won the Premier League title since their final triumph under Sir Alex Ferguson in the 2012-13 campaign. "I think it is something more global, where the club financially looks really strong, better than ever according to the numbers, where the football team is improving, not just in results but also in a certain style of play, where the connection between the players, the team, the fans looks stronger and stronger". Read More »

Jose Mourinho Says He Trusts His Midfielders After Paul Pogba Injury


Marouane Fellaini replaced the Frenchman in the side as Manchester United beat Everton 4-0 at Old Trafford last weekend and Mourinho has claimed that he is not aware of how long the midfielder will be out of action. "I don't cry or count the days until Paul Pogba comes back". Marcos Rojo will miss out as he continues to recovery from a knee problem. United have been in top goal-scoring form this season, finding the net 23 times in the last seven matches in all competitions. Read More »