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Arsenal Summer Signing Voted Gunners' Player of the Month for August

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According to BBC reporter David Ornstein , one of the most well-connected journalists now covering Arsenal , Hector Bellerin and Shkodran Mustafi were pushing for early departures too. In fact, Ballerin, Sanchez and Mustafi asked to leave the club this summer but Wenger wanted them badly at the club. Arsenal's failure to sign another centre-back meant that Mustafi had to stay put. Read More »

Leicester City missed Adrien Silva deadline by 14 seconds

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The former Premier League champions signed Adrien Silva from Sporting Lisbon for £22m on transfer deadline day. Drinkwater was announced as a Chelsea player at 1:30 a.m. Leicester resume Premier League action following the global break with a home game against Chelsea on Saturday, which could see an immediate return to the King Power Stadium for midfielder Drinkwater. Read More »

Michael Bennett charges abusive police treatment: 'The system failed me'

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One of the cops, Bennett claims, "ordered me to get on the ground" and told him that if he moved he would "blow my f*cking head off". Bennett is among the handful of NFL stars that embraced last seasons' National Anthem protest to call attention to police brutality and racism led by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick . Read More »

Philippe Coutinho set for crunch Liverpool talks after return from worldwide duty

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Ever increasing bids were simply met with the same mantra from the EPL club - Not or Sale, even though the fee Barcelona offered would have been sufficient for Liverpool to add three or four more players to their squad. However, Reds boss Jurgen Klopp is expected to include his wantaway star for Saturday's crunch trip to the Etihad to face Manchester City . "This season they [Liverpool] will see him give everything for the club - that is the sort of player he is", Ronaldinho is quoted as ... Read More »

Coutinho saga damaging Liverpool's talks with Emre Can, release clause demanded

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The impasse now faced by club and player comes from Can wanting a release clause inserted into any new contract that he signs, and the club resisting this concession. And Juve chief Beppe Marotta has not been shy in admitting the club's interest in the player. But if Can decides to move on, he will be able to do so for free next summer and Liverpool would be powerless to stop him joining United or the Blues. Read More »

Rashford is on path to greatness: England manager

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To play in front of 70,000 people every week, they bring them up in a way that you know the kind of player they will be before they walk through the door. Moreover, he also spoke about young English talent beginning to try their luck elsewhere, by adding: "It can be tough sometimes for someone my age in England or anywhere in Europe to get the playing time that they want, and to be playing as much as I am, [I am] just really grateful". Read More »

Bills QB Taylor cleared of concussion, to start against Jets

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On Wednesday head coach Sean McDermott confirmed it. "Looking at their defense and getting their personnel down as well, so good thing we have a few extra days too to get ahead on things and go to work", said the rookie. "It is, yes", he said of Glenn and Matthews starting on Sunday. "At this point it is". Taylor has been the Bills' primary starter each of the last two seasons. Read More »

Miami at Arkansas State canceled due to Hurricane Irma

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Scott said the recent impact of Hurricane Harvey in Texas and the anticipation that travel could be "extremely hard and dangerous" simplified the university's decision. It appears unlikely that the game will be rescheduled this season. Some projections have the eye going directly over Florida, while others have it staying offshore to the east. Read More »

PSG has 'nothing to hide' in probe, say president

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On his official Twitter account, Mbappe posted, "I just wanted to thank you for all the love you gave me during our time together". "There were events that have changed my opinion". "It will not weigh me down", he added. "Initially, we did not want the footballer to strengthen our opponents but I think this deal appears to be the most successful one in the world of football". Read More »

Italy focus on playoff berth

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It next plays Macedonia in Turin on October 6, three days before it visits Albania. In Spain, when they string 100 passes together, the whole stadium applauds but not here. If we had a victory over Spain, it would've been abnormal". "It was evident that the priority was the result, but I am happy". "We spent 80 minutes in the opposition half, although we did not do well in the first half". Read More »

India vs Sri Lanka, T20I, Preview

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In the home, Indian team is going to play 9 T20 cricket matches and all of them will be a 3-match series. Having axed from the India squad for Sri Lanka ODIs that saw the men-in-blue clinching silverware with a clean sweep 5-0 series win, bygone cricketing hero Yuvraj Singh seems to be out of contention for the upcoming Australia series as well. Read More »

US Open round-up from day eight

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I'm starting to see the crowd. "But when you have this draw, you have to do your best to take advantage, so I think that is a really good tournament for me". "He combines incredible points with mistakes. So I knew I had to be there all the way". The last time Nadal reached the quarterfinals in 2013, he won the second of his two U.S. Read More »

Jimmy Anderson: I'm not retiring at end of winter Ashes series

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Because of that, test cricket is a game of patience and mental durability as much as skill. For the last 10 years, these statements regarding Test cricket have become common. As well as needing a win at Lord's, England will be desperate to alleviate some of the growing concerns they have about a number of spots in their line-up. Read More »

Sammie Coates: "I'm looking forward to helping the team win"

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But their finish last season typified their general place in the AFC: Better than everybody except the New England Patriots , from whom they are separated by a wide margin. "It was a shocker to all of us, especially the guys who have been here a long time and been a part of the organization". Coleman was the Browns' first-round draft choice a year ago. Read More »

Man United still want to sign these two players and not Mahrez

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There were suggestions in some quarters of the media that Manchester United had made a late bid to try and bring the 26-year-old attacker to Old Trafford. Real could seek to cash in on Bale knowing it would receive upwards of £90 million from United, with a replacement already at the club in Asensio. Mourinho was interested in Ivan Perisic from Inter Milan this summer although a deal with the Serie A club eventually proved unworkable. Read More »

Kolarov puts Serbia on verge of qualifying for World Cup

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We're going to try and do two things - win the game, and if we can't do that, then we'll try to get something out of it. "I think that we can win both games and that's what we have to do". Northern Ireland , who have now won five matches in a row for the first time, still have to face Germany and Norway. Now we had the sort of contest Ireland relish. Read More »

US Open: Sloane Stephens simply happy to be running around courts again

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She lost in the first round of the 2016 Rio Olympics and then withdrew from the US Open before it began due to a stress fracture in her right foot. Now, however, Keys could make this the greatest year of her career. 13 Kvitova. Stephens is healthy and benefiting from the rare perspective that she gained as an analyst during her time on the sidelines. In 2002, she participated in three Grand Slam finals, losing each to her younger sister Serena. Read More »

WRAPUP 1-Tennis-Highlights of US Open ninth day

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The 24-year-old edged past 16th seeded Latvian Anastasija Sevastova 6-3 3-6 7-6 (4) to become the first American woman apart from the Williams sisters to make the U.S. Pablo Carreno Busta is doing just fine so far against his first seeded opponent at the U.S. Open. The 26-year-old Spaniard has won all five of his U.S. Read More »

Indians 12-game win streak is MLB's longest in 2017

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Santana hit his 22nd home run to lead off the second inning. The Cleveland Indians go for their 13th straight victory, which would put them just one away from tying the longest winning streak in team history set a year ago. Nicholas Castellanos drove in four runs for Detroit. He extended the string with a pinch-hit single Monday against the Mets. Odubel Herrera has an 18-game hitting streak for the Phillies. Read More »

Jake Arrieta exits game in third inning with apparent leg injury

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Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta was forced to leave Monday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates after suffering an apparent leg injury. He grabbed the back of his right leg near his hamstring after the pitch that he was hurt on. Sep. The Cubs are playing some of their best ball of the season right now, and Arrieta has allowed a combined two earned runs in his last four starts. Read More »

Froome in 'dream' position to win Vuelta

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With five stages remaining, he is very well placed to become just the third rider to win the Tour de France and Vuelta in the same year. Judging his effort to perfection in the wilting heat of northern Spain, Froome began conservatively, trailing clubhouse leader Wilco Kelderman [Sunweb] by 23sec at the first time check, before coming on strong in the second half of the course, eventually prevailing by 29sec over the Dutchman. Read More »

25-year-old son of former UMD football coach killed in shooting

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Tragic news to report at Alabama. Police have no additional information about a possible suspect or motive. Saban spoke about Locksley's death during his press conference on Monday. 'I just heard. That's disgusting, ' offensive tackle Jonah Williams said. "I just feel real bad, just like everyone else", junior receiver Calvin Ridley said Monday. Read More »

Backs' Martinez hits 4 out

Martinez continued his hot streak on Monday with one for the record books at the plate, with four home runs in consecutive at-bats in a single game, only the 18 player in Major League history to do it. He retired his first 15 hitters to outpace Hill, who was just two starts removed from narrowly missing a flawless game. Don't start doing something different because we're in a little bit of a slide here or anything different than what you've been doing before. Read More »

Bucs-Dolphins game will not be played in Miami on Sunday

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The site also notes that Hurricane Irma is "increasingly likely to target parts of the Florida peninsula" this weekend and could reach Miami on Sunday morning with wind speeds estimated around 145 miles per hour. "As far as I know, we're practicing like we're playing a game somewhere some time this week", Gase said . "Obviously we've got to be prepared for what's coming", said Dolphins quarterback Jay Cutler , who has never been through a hurricane before. Read More »

American women enjoy best US Open showing since 2002

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The last time the Americans were this prolific, in 2002, the fabulous five were Venus, Serena , Davenport, Jennifer Capriati and Monica Seles. Venus Williams will have to win a third set to return to the U.S. Open, according to the ATP. Maria Sharapova is headed to a third set yet again at the U.S. Open. Though Keys says she doesn't have a go-to song right before big matches, she does have one she has been playing on repeat anytime she wants a boost: "Rise Up" by Andra Day, which Keys ... Read More »

Georgia defense on facing Notre Dame: 'We're ready to prove a point'

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As noted by SEC Country's Bob Epling, Georgia's visit to Notre Dame in Week 2 is the Bulldogs' first road game above the Mason-Dixon Line since October 2, 1965, when they beat MI, 15-7, in Ann Arbor, Mich. Hopefully we will see more and more of these history-making matchups like Georgia's trip to South Bend in the coming years instead of just another game in a dome. Read More »

Oklahoma vs. Ohio State Free Betting Pick for Week 2

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The Sooners haven't forgotten that game and the feeling of being humbled at home. And that's something we talked about during camp. The team that was shut out four times and lost 78-0 to MI last season outplayed Washington, a College Football Playoff team in 2016, last week. Read More »

Querrey ousted by Anderson in US Open quarterfinals

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He said: "This is incredible". Querrey blew a large lead in the first-set tiebreaker that would come back to haunt him as Anderson took advantage of a weak bottom section of the men's draw to advance to his first Grand Slam semifinal. The 17th-seeded Querrey can blame himself for a meltdown in the first set tiebreak, where he lost five points in a row to allow Anderson into the lead under lights at the Arthur Ashe Stadium. Read More »

Cameron Rupp on Phillies' bench versus Mets

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The Phillies clobbered the Mets on Tuesday, recording 17 hits and scoring nine runs. Reyes homered, singled and walked twice in Monday's 11-7 win and is batting.419 with nine walks, 12 runs and four stolen bases since coming off the disabled list August 26. Read More »

Boston Red Sox caught using Apple Watch to steal signs against Yankees

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The Times said the Red Sox told Major League Baseball investigators that Boston manager John Farrell , general Dave Dombrowski and other team executives were not aware of the operation, which had been going on for weeks. Cashman supposedly included multiple video clips that showed Red Sox assistant athletic trainer Jon Jochim using his Apple Watch to glean information that he then passed on to several of the Red Sox players, including outfielder Chris Young. Read More »

Blue Jays beat up on Porcello, Red Sox

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Mookie Betts led off the bottom of the 19th with a double off the Green Monster in left field against Blue Jays reliever Chris Rowley (1-2), setting the stage for Ramirez. Happ was in trouble early in Boston, as he needed 10 pitches to retire the leadoff man, Eduardo Nunez , and threw 24 pitches in working around a two-out walk in the first inning. Read More »

Michelle Obama dresses as Beyonce and the Internet can't take it

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Beyoncé's mother Tina Knowles , and grandmother Hattie White , Jay-Z's mother Gloria Carter , and the couple's 5-year-old daughter Blue Ivy were also photographed. Michelle Obama and Beyonce also teamed up in 2011 for the former's "Let's Move" campaign, whose primary objective is to fight childhood obesity. Read More »