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Manchester City to offer Kevin De Bruyne new contract


Antonio Valencia scored as early as the fourth minute with a quite brilliant long range effort but Everton grew into the game and had plenty of possession, and chances until late in the second half. David De Gea is doing wonders in goal and Mourinho has more options at centre-back with Victor Lindelof's arrival. Some City fans may also be concerned by the dependence on Fernandinho, whose role in front of the back four is so essential to offer some semblance of balance to this top-heavy ... Read More »

Insane day dooms Seahawks against Titans


The Titans moved to 2-1 while Seattle dropped to 1-2. Pete Carroll must have lit a fire beneath his team in the locker room, because they came out firing. The Titans scored 21 unanswered in an unstoppable third quarter. In a sign of solidarity, the Pittsburgh Steelers stayed in the locker room during the national anthem before their 1 p.m. Read More »

Refs screw Von Miller on ridiculous personal foul


The two of them laughed it off, but the ref didn't find it so amusing as he penalized Miller 15 yards for unsportsmanlike conduct. Ten plays later, Steven Hauschka drilled a 27-yard field goal - his fourth of the game - to give Buffalo a 26-16 lead with 3:18 remaining to ice the victory. Read More »

Chelsea boss Conte takes high road over Costa rift


Chelsea striker Diego Costa has insisted he feels "no bitterness" as he prepares to leave the club and rejoin former team Atletico Madrid. The 28-year-old Brazil-born Spain global joined the Blues from Atletico in July 2014, scoring 59 goals in 120 appearances. Read More »

Philadelphia's Puerto Rican Community Mobilizes To Help Their Homeland


We need diesel for the generator". "Some of our partners think they can get us on a flight in from Fort Lauderdale tonight". Thursday, rescuers fanned out to reach stunned victims, as millions of Puerto Ricans faced the dispiriting prospect of weeks or even months without electricity after the storm ravaged the island. Read More »

Manchester United to take action after Lukaku chants resurface

The Portuguese manager conceded his team have started better than last season but sees next month, when they face Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur, as more significant. He said he was baffled by his red card, which appeared to follow a collision with the fourth official and suggestions that he encroached on the field of play as Southampton pressed late on. Read More »

Premier League goal of the weekend

Free-scoring Manchester City added to Crystal Palace's mounting misery with a 5-0 win at the Etihad Stadium , a result that sent Pep Guardiola's men top of the Premier League . Arsenal are due announce their latest set of financial figures in the coming weeks, with supporters unlikely to be impressed when they gather for the annual AGM, as these figures suggest Wenger's side are underperforming given their net spend over the last five years. Read More »

Forget about Costa: Six games and Morata is already killing it!


Having taken four points from home games, Stoke could hardly have anticipated their awful start when they conceded on 83 seconds to a neat finish from Alvaro Morata. Morata, meanwhile, took to Twitter after the game to also thank supporters. The hat-trick was the first by a Chelsea player in the Premier League since Costa's in September 2014, but the second in a week for the Blues after Michy Batshuayi's treble in England's domestic EFL Cup against Nottingham Forest last Wednesday. Read More »

Romelu Lukaku scores again and 'racist' chants about his manhood follow

Southampton were the better side for much of the second half but failed to produce any shots which caused major danger to David De Gea in the United goal. Sanchez was a surprise starter in Arsenal's League Cup win over Doncaster and also featured in last week's Europa League opener against Cologne. We had opportunities in the first half to score the second goal and then the game is different. Read More »

Klopp warns Liverpool: We are not the Harlem Globetrotters


Coutinho didn't need any help eight minutes later as he curled an unstoppable free-kick into the top left corner from 25 yards out. He spun away, arms outstretched encouraging more noise from the Liverpool supporters as he screamed in celebration and relief. Read More »

Morata hat trick keeps Chelsea near top of EPL


Of course, matching Costa's impact at Chelsea will not be easy. After his early opener, Morata netted an impressive solo goal , charging through Stoke's half before beating the keeper. Chelsea remain three points behind leaders Manchester City, whom they play at home on Saturday, in what could be one of the season's formative games. Read More »

Sagan becomes 1st man to win 3 straight world road titles


Sagan, who had not shown hitherto to the length of 267 kilometers, has recovered in extremis the Norwegian Alexander Kristoff as he took the lead of a half-wheel. With 4.3km left Alaphilippe made what appeared to be a decisive burst, but he was eventually chased down. Sagan, one of the most colorful characters in the peloton, took time off, resuming at the Tour of Poland in late July but skipping the Vuelta, often regarded as an excellent warm-up race for the world championships. Read More »

WNBA Finals Game 1 was absolutely freaking bonkers


The two teams met back on August 11 in Minnesota . Long before multiple NFL teams finally started to participate in national anthem protests, WNBA players were doing it in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick. Perimeter stopper Alana Beard was named the WNBA's Defensive Player of the Year two weeks ago. Ogwumike leads the Sparks in scoring this year with 18.8 points per game, backed up by Parker's 16.9 ppg. Read More »

" "Miami Dolphins players wear "#IMWITHKAP" T-shirts in warmups


All that dismal 0-16 talk is over. For the first time this season, the New York Jets are at home and prepare to welcome a familiar foe in the division rival Miami Dolphins . "There was one [in Oakland] with the tight end, I didn't focus on the block at all". Meanwhile, the New York Jets are 5-13 since the start of the 2016 campaign. Read More »

Raiders offensive line to protest anthem in nation's capital


The Raiders are led by quarterback Derek Carr , running back Marshawn Lynch and pass rusher Khalil Mack . From left to right, tackle Donald Penn , guard Kelechi Osemele , center Rodney Hudson , guard Gabe Jackson and tackle Marshall Newhouse comprise the only offensive line in the National Football League comprised entirely of African-American players. Read More »

Antonio Conte refuses to take a parting shot at Diego Costa


Their loss to Stoke came under Jose Mourinho's disastrous last season at the club. Conte pointed out that the former Juventus man has a new situation to adjust to this season given, for all his obvious prowess, he has never been an undisputedly first-choice striker at club level before now. Read More »

Federation Internationale de Football Association set to relax ban on war dead commemorations at games


Once the new rules are agreed, player will be allowed to wear poppies on the pitch, but only on the conditions that the opposing team agrees and the competition organiser has no objection. England players are expected to either wear poppy armbands or have the poppy embroidered on their shirts. Last year, England and Scotland displayed the poppy on a black armband in an unsuccessful attempt to circumvent the regulations. Read More »

How to Watch Chelsea vs. Stoke City

Stoke City have suffered 13 Premier League defeats against Chelsea in the Premier League; more than they have against any other opponent. Manchester City are as short as 1/9 in some places to heap more misery on Crystal Palace this weekend, suggesting it will be an easy afternoon for Pep Guardiola's side on Saturday. Read More »

Morata hat trick leads Chelsea to big win over Stoke in EPL


Morata has so far proved to be an able successor and Conte said: " I think Alvaro played very well and he took his goals very well, which for a striker is very important. "Now he is involved totally in our style of football and our idea and he is very strong", Conte said. "I remember very well last season when we struggled a lot to win and we also won at the end of the game". Read More »

Chargers can't overcome Rivers' miscues in loss to Chiefs 24-10


Hunt is for real, and so are the Chiefs. The Chiefs have now beaten the Chargers seven straight times. Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon will play during his team's Week 3 matchup with the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday afternoon in spite of a knee injury, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN . Read More »

The Packers defeat the Bengals 27 to 24 in OT


With 17 seconds to play in the fourth quarter, Rodgers fired a bullet pass earmarked for Jordy Nelson and just out of reach of a diving Dre Kirkpatrick, tying the game at 24 and sending it to overtime. Green involved with 10 catches. They got strong games from a pair of rookies - Joe Mixon had 101 yards from scrimmage and Carl Lawson had 2.5 sacks while constantly providing pressure off the edge - so there's something to build on. Read More »

Double boost for Chelsea ahead of trip to Stoke


Attack: Eden Hazard made a successful first start of the season against Forest so the Belgian global should keep his place in attack this weekend after recently recovering from a broken foot. "A good test and challenge for us". We are hoping it's not going to stop him playing. "We must pay great attention but we are ready and want to do our best". Read More »

State of economy likely to top agenda at BJP meet


I am not asking people to only wear Khadi but since there are so many fabrics with people, why not one with Khadi as well? Besides this, the 18-year-old actively took part in cleaning the Wular lake and also used to get paid for it, "Dr Shafqat Khan, commissioner of SMC was quoted by Hindustan Times ". Read More »

Hemed gives Brighton second League win


But we can not change the decision. We know each other really well and it will be hard for both. In 2011 he was invited for a trial at St James' Park but things did not quite go to plan. The one opportunity, we took. Ryan may just get a hand to it, but Brighton are lucky to have their clean sheet intact regardless. Newcastle has won both of their matchups last season in the Championship, and the last time Brighton celebrated a win against Newcastle was back in 2012 and 2013 in the ... Read More »

Man City overcomes sluggish start to thump Palace


After the interval, it was all City, and it was not long before they had their second, with Sane turning provider this time for Raheem Sterling to slot home six minutes after the interval. "Unfortunately there's a risk Manchester United and Chelsea will also be as capable as Manchester City of punishing us if we don't get things right". Read More »

Five story lines to follow in Redskins-Raiders game


Oakland's defense could easily end up being the Achilles heel of this Super Bowl caliber team. Oakland's high-octane offense is the envy of the league, including the Redskins , who would love to emulate that kind of balance when they face the Raiders on Sunday night. Read More »

Latest North Korean Earthquake Was Likely Not Nuclear Test


South Korea's weather agency, however, offered a different view. Other than the disquieting pace of North Korean nuclear weapons development, one immediate concern from the ongoing tests is seismological data suggesting the test site might be about to cave in. Read More »

Detroit Lions vs. Atlanta Falcons at Ford Field


Safety Glover Quin stood for the anthem between the women, arm in arm. Quarterback Matthew Stafford was part of the chain of players, and appeared to be locking arms with cornerback Darius Slay. Typically, Ford, who turned 92 last week, watches the anthem from her luxury box in Ford Field. That includes Arthur Blank, whose Falcons are playing at Ford Field. Read More »

Broncos LT Garett Bolles (lower leg) expected to start against Bills


Whatever anyone wanted to believe (or pretend) about quarterback Tyrod Taylor coming into this season, these first two games have showed his talent level. Can the Bills run it? How they accomplish these runs has changed since the Bills hired Rick Dennison as their offensive coordinator after two years in the same position with the Broncos. Read More »

India vs Australia Match 3 preview: Hosts eye series win in Indore


After reaching his landmark, Finch launched two further sixes off Kuldeep Yadav as India struggled to contain the flow of runs. On the other hand, changes Australia will adopt for the third ODI are still unclear, as they have picked their best playing eleven for the first two games. Read More »

EPL Review: Manchester City retain top spot with big win

It wasn't the easiest of wins for United as we had to defend deep and hit the Saints on a counter majorly in the second half. "We have contacted Manchester United regarding the issue and will be working closely with them and The FA to ensure that it is addressed swiftly". Read More »

WWE No Mercy: Which Match Will Steal The Show?


Apollo Crews will be facing Elias in the kickoff show . -The Miz vs. Jason Jordan for the Intercontinental Championship . The Drifter has been on a roll as of late and this match will help keep him relevant and successful. I, frankly, have no idea whether Enzo is capable of rising to the occasion in this one, but if he can, it might be a big step toward people taking him seriously - which, at this point, they don't seem to. Read More »