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Eagles rumors: Philly not planning to pursue a Le’Veon Bell trade

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Do you think Ajayi going on IR changes the status of Bell in relations to a trade? Jason La Canfora had previously reported that the team was mulling over a trade for Bell. A source tells CBS3 that Ajayi tore his ACL. Jay Ajayi #26 of the Philadelphia Eagles runs with the ball while defended by Kendrick Lewis #28 of the Tennessee Titans in the third quarter at Nissan Stadium on September 30, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. Read More »

Van Dijk's verdict on penalty and City stalemate

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Statisticians analyse a wide range of shots from Premier League history and, based on factors including the distance from goal, the angle of the shot and the type of opportunity it is, they are able to assign an xG value (expressed as a percentage) to every attempt to determine just how good a chance it is. Read More »

Wozniacki wins second China Open title; Del Potro stumbles

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Wozniacki had last won in Beijjng in 2010, following which she had become world No.1 for the first time in her career. Then I started believing that, you know, I'm really hitting my form, playing myself into shape. The first set, Wozniacki took due to the break in the sixth game. "She didn't give me any presents, it was tough", said Sevastova, who retired in May 2013 because of persistent injuries, only to return in January 2015. Read More »

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang makes confident prediction about Arsenal FC form

Alexandre Lacazette has spoken of his growing understanding with his "brother" Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after the forwards propelled Arsenal into the top four of the Premier League. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scores his second. The Gabon star moved to Borussia Dortmund in 2013 where he scored 141 goals in 213 appearances as a striker for the club over a four-and-a-half-year spell in western Germany. Read More »

Brees becomes NFL's all-time passing leader

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The Redskins , however, would rather forget it. The Redskins (2-2) were embarrassed, stumbling through an inept performance that was especially baffling, given that the team was coming off a bye. He ran for a short touchdown late in the first half that pulled Washington within 26-13. Norman returned later on. But Brees also would have to outpace New England's Tom Brady, who has 500 TD passes, the only active player with more than Brees in that category. Read More »

Tuchel: Record-breaking Mbappe could've scored seven goals

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Neymar had nothing but praise for fellow attacker Mbappé post-match, telling reporters: " Kylian is a special guy, for whom I have a lot of affection ". 'For me he's a phenomenon. Regarding PSG cancelling as many as 100 season tickets in the wake of incidents surrounding the midweek clash with Red Star, Al-Khelaifi stressed the importance of safety at Parc des Princes to Les Parisiens' hierarchy. Read More »

Osaka apologises to beaten Beijing opponent

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Recently-crowned US Open champion Naomi Osaka has pulled out of the ongoing Hong Kong Open citing a back injury. "I needed to really work it, to work hard, win the points". "I'm kind of happy that I was able to get this far". The Japanese star required treatment to her lower back during her semi-final defeat to unseeded Anastasija Sevastova at the China Open in Beijing on Saturday. Read More »

Luis Severino of New York Yankees -- Warm-up routine not rushed

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He could tell from the first inning that Severino lacked his best command, but no one began throwing in the Yankees bullpen until the first two men reached in the top of the fourth inning, with NY already down 3-0. Severino comes into this one off a decent performance in the wild-card game against the A's. He also created his own unfortunate spot in Yankees postseason history. Read More »

Kohli reaches 24th ton as India pass 500 against West Indies

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Here's a glimpse into the 2nd Test match which would be played between the hosts and visitors in the form of India vs West Indies 2nd Test Preview. From the three centurions Shaw, Jadeja and Kohli to Kuldeep Yadav's fiver in the first innings and Ashwin's four-wicket haul in the second innings, there were plenty of positives for the Indians to take back from the match. Read More »

Legend John Terry announces retirement from football, may become manager

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Aston Villa are looking for a new manager after they chose to sack boss Steve Bruce on Wednesday following a run of just one win in nine games. But his club career will be best remembered for his time at Chelsea where he won five Premier League titles, five FA Cups, as well as the Champions League and Europa League , although he did not play in the two European finals. Read More »

Opera House illumination time changed to avoid protesters

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An image from the Racing NSW submission to the Opera House. Alan Jones has this morning apologised on his 2GB Breakfast show for comments he made in an interview with Opera House CEO Louise Herron last week. More than 265,000 people have signed a petition calling on the NSW government to reverse its decision to allow the advertisement. Controversy has raged ever since it emerged the Opera House was going to be used to help promote The Everest, which is billed as the world's richest ... Read More »

The Whiteboard: Who has the leverage in Jimmy Butler trade talks?

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Any trade at this point looks like the best angle for Minnesota, considering Butler's stance on the preseason and the belief that owner Glen Taylor's stance hasn't changed: Butler must be traded. Wojnarowski reports the two teams had been talking about swaps that included a third team to take on salary, along with a direct trade between them. Read More »

What exactly has changed at Arsenal under Unai Emery?

The breakdown of Aaron Ramsey's contract talks is another thorny issue that Emery has so far navigated successfully, as the Wales midfielder showed his class with a committed display and superb goal at Fulham . Both stars became the first two substitutes in the Premier League to score and assist a goal in a single game. The pair have clicked on and off the pitch, Aubameyang now having scored 16 goals in his first 23 appearances - a better start to life at Arsenal than Thierry Henry . Read More »

Severino, then Sabathia for Yankees in Games 3, 4

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NY won the previous postseason meetings, in the 1999 and 2003 ALCS, the latter clinched on a walk-off home run by Aaron Boone , now the first-year Yankees manager. That may be a small sample, but it's impossible to ignore the success Sanchez has had when facing Price. And he wants to make sure he doesn't make the same mistakes again. Read More »

Peyton Manning gives hilarious congrats to Brees

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And then the big moment came on a 62-yard touchdown pass to Tre'Quan Smith. Brees, meanwhile, was able to share the moment with his wife and children down on the sideline. However, Saints coach Sean Peyton took a chance on the 6'0ft quarterback and the tandem eventually won a Super Bowl, ironically against Peyton Manning's Indianapolis Colts. Read More »

Brees: 'Mind-boggling' that all-time passing yards record is in reach

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Brees, who finished 26 of 29 for 363 yards with three touchdowns (he's now just one shy of 500 for his 18-year career), showed how potent the Saints can be when they have their full complement of weapons. On the first play of the drive, Brees launched a pass toward the right sideline to the speedy Smith, who was wide open and easily sprinted away from Nicholson's tackle attempt en route to the end zone. Read More »

I owe a lot to Jose Mourinho: Michael Essien

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But a thrilling comeback from 2-0 down to beat lowly Newcastle 3-2 could prove to be little more than a stay of execution for Mourinho, with a run of tougher fixtures looming. But Juan Mata and Anthony Martial brought United level before Alexis Sanchez won it at the death. "The manager can do so much but then it is down to the players on the pitch to produce". Read More »

Sam Cane: New Zealand flanker to miss autumn Tests after fracturing neck

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The Boks made the brighter start to the second period and within four minutes they grabbed the lead after fullback Willie le Roux, playing his 50th Test, scythed through a gap and Kriel finished the move with a fine break of his own. Sometimes if you keep knocking on the door someone will open it and you can come in. You have your bench there and you need to use them. "I have got to be so careful (about) saying positive things after a loss in South Africa". Read More »

Real Madrid dream still alive for Hazard

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I don't think so [that I am shooting more] but when you score goals , you want to score even more goals. That's good. What might make me stay? It is a hard decision. "It is my dream since I was a kid". "I feel I still have a lot of football left in me but it is now up to the club". So I will see. When it is time to enjoy, then he wants us to enjoy. Read More »

Best Tweets - 'Just in: Riyad Mahrez penalty has landed'

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Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp took aim at UEFA's new Nations League competition, labelling it "senseless", after his side headed into the worldwide break with a home draw against Premier League leaders Manchester City on Sunday. Guardiola deployed the pace and height of John Stones and Aymeric Laporte at centre-back: last season, the less mobile and imposing Nicolas Otamendi played in both away games and was swamped by Liverpool's front three. Read More »

Nick Saban is downright miserable after Alabama’s 34-point win over Arkansas

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Our 34-person poll follows protocol of the actual Heisman voting: 3 points for a first-place vote, 2 points for second and 1 for third. Hopefully Nick Saban doesn't get angry at Alabama students if they turn the game off early. The Crimson Tide has reached 45 points in six straight games for the first time in program history. "We made a lot of mistakes on defense", said Saban after watching his team allow 405 yards to a one-win Arkansas team. Read More »

Zinedine Zidane's Agent Issues Update On Whether He Will Manage Manchester United

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Old Trafford was rocking in the second half as United fans stuck with their team and, on the whole, under-fire Mourinho. Mourinho's men, however, got back into the game with 20 minutes left when, after Anthony Martial was tripped on the edge of the box, Mata planted a magnificent free-kick past the Newcastle wall and into the corner of the net. Read More »

Hamilton fastest as Mercedes dominate Japanese GP practice

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Vettel's afternoon effort, while quicker than his best attempt in the first 90 minutes, was still slower than Hamilton's morning benchmark, which the Briton had set on the less grippy soft tires. "With these new cars we are much faster than we were previous year so just every time you come here the cars are getting faster and faster, the track is just incredible". Read More »

Crosby misses 5 kicks as Lions upend Packers 31-23

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Like a broken record, in nearly each of the last eight seasons we've counted the Packers out and openly questioned whether Mike McCarthy is wasting Rodgers prime. "We've got to run the ball consistently and then be able to move the ball down the field in the play-action game", Rodgers said . "I think that's something we had to do over time ". Read More »

David Price's playoff woes continue as Yankees even ALDS with Red Sox

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In the past two Postseason's, the Yankees are 7-0 at home, outscoring the opposition 42-14. "I've never been a part of an atmosphere like that, the way the fans - they're out there on the field with you". In 10 postseason starts, his ERA is a whopping 6.03. He offered one suggestion for his success at home. "I said it a year ago and I'll say it again: I want to win. Read More »

Mahrez miss leaves City, Liverpool and Chelsea all level at top

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Jurgen Klopp is satisfied with Liverpool's position heading into the global break but is not so happy with his players being taken away to play in "the most senseless competition in the world". 'Of course I wanted to score to help the team to win. It is so hard to defend so I am really happy how we did it. We have played City often and they are outstanding. Read More »

Hamilton wins in Japan and moves closer to F1 title

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Hamilton was locked in a tight battle with Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel for much of the season, and the pair were split by just 14 points following the Belgian Grand Prix. Max Verstappen completed the podium as Vettel endured yet another miserable afternoon following his crash with the Red Bull driver in the early stages of Sunday's Suzuka race. Read More »

Arsenal legend praises Pogba contribution in Manchester United comeback win

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While Sir Alex Ferguson earned the respect of his men by rarely criticising them outside the dressing room, Mourinho has no such compunction. "I don't think he will manage in England", Alain Migliaccio told Le Journal Du Dimanche . The report further claims that United used the same tactic when bringing Mourinho into the club. Just 6 minutes later, French striker, Anthony Martial, grabbed the equalizer for Man United, with a great curling effort. Read More »

Windies totter after Kohli, Jadeja hundreds

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Indian skipper Virat Kohli made them to follow on and once again bowled them out for 196 on the same day thus beating them by an innings and 272 runs. At the time when they needed to hold the ground, they went for reckless shots that proved costly eventually. Surprisingly, Chase and Paul had little difficulty in picking the china-man, who bowled the first over the day. Read More »

Unbeaten Chelsea win at Southampton

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The hosts were pinned back for much of the first half, although Manolo Gabbiadini forced Chelsea's £71.6million goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga to get his gloves dirty with a curling effort from range. I want to keep improving and scoring goals. "I've been very happy for the last four years and a half". While ultimately he was unable to prevent Hazard from getting on the score sheet, Hoedt made a number of key tackles, and spared his side a crushing defeat with his tireless performance. Read More »