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Conte backs Hazard to light up Premier League and Champions League


The two undisputed best players in the world over the last decade have set an impossible standard of goals, awards, and individual excellence, next to which all others pale in comparison. "We're going to prove that we are ready for that and hopefully it will be a great game for us". "We did well, from the first (whistle) to the end of the game". Read More »

Jets improve to .500 with overtime win over Jaguars


After the 31-yard conversion, Chandler Catanzaro missed a field goal heading into the half. But the Jaguars' ground game was tough as advertised and the Jets' run defense wasn't almost as impenetrable as the Dolphins found it. Bortles was picked off by defensive lineman Kony Ealy , who batted the quarterback's screen attempt before catching it and being taken down at Jacksonville's seven-yard-line. Read More »

Jose Mourinho reacts to Romelu Lukaku's goal-scoring record at Manchester United


Manchester United will return to Premier League action after the worldwide break when they take on Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday 14 October. Lukaku has hit the ground running at Old Trafford and looks like he is ready to lead the line for the Red Devils in the coming weeks and months as Mourinho looks to steer Manchester United to the title. Read More »

Bills stun Falcons in Atlanta


The win lifts Buffalo to 3-1 on the season and into sole possession of first place in the AFC East. The end of this game is going to be a tough one for the Falcons without him. Thanks to a pair of turnovers and Stephen Hauschka long field goals the Bills knock off their 2nd undefeated team in as many weeks. Run defense not great: The Bills defense had a strong day against Matt Ryan , but not exactly against the Atlanta running game. Read More »

Falcons WRs Julio Jones, Mohamed Sanu ruled out against Bills

Atlanta wide receiver Mohamed Sanu also sported Ric Flair cleats on Sunday. The Falcons' injury list to starters was significant before the day began. En route to three receptions (on four targets) for 30 yards, Jones appeared "hobbled" for much of the first half, per Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports . Read More »

Lonzo Ball Embraces His Hip-Hop Identity On "Zo2"


It's just going to take some time for Lonzo and the team to catch up with the hype. The two stars of the Lakers' Summer League title team both found ways to impact the game in their preseason debut, although the Lakers fell to Minnesota, 108-99. Read More »

Vikings will be without swing tackle Rashod Hill vs. Lions


Lions safety Tavon Wilson was credited for forcing the fumble, which Detroit converted into a touchdown to take a 14-7 lead. He was limited all week in practice, and a neck injury was added to his injury report on Friday. Veteran receiver Michael Floyd is returning from his four-game suspension on Monday, likely leaving one of the six receivers as the odd man out. For the second straight week, the Lions' defense will be without starting MIKE linebacker Jarrad Davis . Read More »

Projected Week 6 AP Top 25 Poll


No. 3 Oklahoma, which had the weekend off, and fourth-ranked Penn State, an easy victor against IN, also maintain their positions. Mississippi State, which was No. The Wolfpack are 4-1 for the fourth straight year and 2-0 in Atlantic Coast Conference play for the first time since 2006. Washington State 12. Auburn Tigers 13. Read More »

Dolphins game preview: Week 4 vs. Saints in London


After allowing more than 1,000 yards through the first two weeks of the season, they rallied to shut down Cam Newton and the Panthers under 200 for the game. They were going to steamroll the awful New York Jets , and then the Jets. steamrolled the Dolphins? Head coach Adam Gase said most of his players managed to get some sleep on the flight over, and should be fine for the game as long as they eat right and stay hydrated during the weekend. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton: I didn't put up a fight against Max Verstappen


There will be a new face on the Sepang grid in the form of 21-year-old Frenchman Pierre Gasly , who won the GP2 Series last year and has been drafted in to the Toro Rosso team alongside Carlos Sainz Jr. 29, 2017. In the second part of qualifying, everything was completed for Mass and Strella (both Williams ), Palmer ("Reno"), Sainz and went Out, who sat behind the wheel of the vehicle Toro Rosso is Russian Kvyat. Read More »

Las Palmas to wear Spanish flags as referendum violence threatens Barcelona game


Speaking to broadcaster beINSPORTS, Barcelona club president Josep Maria Bartomeu Floreta confirmed that "We are playing behind closed doors as a protest at what has happened [in the region], not for security reasons". Huge queues of fans waited outside the 99,000 capacity Camp Nou for hours until a final decision was made less than 30 minutes before kick-off. Barcelona's opponents Las Palmas from the Canary Islands are wearing a specially-produced kit for the game featuring the date ... Read More »

Chelsea vs. Manchester City: Premier League highlights and recap


He's one of our captains. "We have to win against Crystal Palace , it won't be an easy match but that's the only way you can get back on track". "Kevin made [the winner] once again". He also claimed an injury to Alvaro Morata , while not an outright hamstring tear, was a result of too many games coming thick and fast. And a video of Kante's highlights serves to show that his performance against the Citizens was far better than Chelsea fans appreciated at the time. Read More »

Mourinho: Lukaku can't rest until Ibrahimovic returns


With 10 goals in his first nine games, Lukaku has led United to an unbeaten start to the season and they now sit joint-top of the Premier League alongside their bitter neighbours Manchester City . Ashley Young said Manchester United are eyeing every title on offer as they continue to impress in the Premier League and Champions league. "He is a good player, at a good age 24 and he was a bargain at £75m". Read More »

NRL grand final: Nine smashes finals revenue record ahead of decider


Furner admits he'll always have a soft spot for the Cowboys but he's also got ties to the premiership favourites through Storm coach Craig Bellamy . Melbourne Storm captain Glenn Lazarus with the NRL trophy in 1999. The Cowboys are going to have to produce their best kick chase game; they can't afford to give these three any room. Read More »

Juan Mata: How Zlatan Ibrahimovic forced Manchester United players to improve


The 24-year-old sustained a hamstring injury during United's comfortable 3-0 win over Basel in their opening Champions Trophy clash at the Old Trafford earlier this month. It's taken him just nine games with his new club to reach double figures and, like numerous club's supporters, Roy Keane has been impressed with what he's seen so far from the Belgian worldwide at United. Read More »

'He was a bargain at £75 million' - Roy Keane praises Lukaku


But a lack of cover at Old Trafford means that the modern phenomenon of squad rotation will not apply to Lukaku as far as Mourinho is concerned. United's start to the season has been almost ideal, as Jose Mourinho's side is tied with Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table with 13 points. Read More »

Guardiola admits he must win titles to survive at City

While he has more trophies than his younger rival, Guardiola has always been considered the superior footballing stylist of the pair, the man who "plays the game the right way" (i.e. "I understand completely when they are unhappy being absent, completely", he told Lineker. Guardiola added: "Last season was so exciting, it was easy to win, and after look what happened". Read More »

'What we've seen tonight was not Bayern Munich' - Rummenigge


The Italian has come under pressure in the early stages of the new campaign after a 2-0 defeat to Hoffenheim in September, which came before the Wolfsburg stalemate and PSG's emphatic win over the German champions in Paris. Then there is nothing to misunderstand or to interpret wrong. Meanwhile, former Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel is the best tipped to take over as he is now without a team at the moment, although the dreamer in Munich for the future is Jürgen Klopp, now in Liverpool. Read More »

Carlo Ancelotti Defends Team Selection After PSG Defeat


Prior to linking up with Ancelotti at Bayern, Sagnol was manager at the France Under-21 set-up and Ligue 1 side Bordeaux. The Italian Coach saw his Bavarian side go down 3-0 to PSG last night in Paris, their biggest Champions League loss in 21 years, prompting Bayern to hold emergency talks with the three-time Champions League victor. Read More »

Lahiri suffers Presidents Cup nightmare


When the dust settled at Liberty National Golf Club, the United States led 14.5 to 3.5 points. But it was Charley Hoffman and Kevin Chappell who had the best one in a losing effort to Anirban Lahiri and Si Woo Kim . We have got to go out there and just try and hole some putts which the Americans have done more of this week". After making their par at the last, the Americans conceded Lahiri's four-footer for par and the Internationals at last had another win on the board. Read More »

Arsenal are more united - Wenger


Lacazette will be now hoping to continue his goalscoring form at home against Brighton on Sunday, to help Arsenal get a valuable three points before the global break. After victory in the Europa League on Thursday, Arsenal are back in Premier League action with Brighton travelling to the Emirates Stadium. It was a very hard global break as well because you have two weeks to think about everything that happened. Read More »

Texas A&M's Christian Kirk hard to slow down

Stat of the game: SC was 2-for-13 on third down, while Texas A&M converted 7 of 16 third down attempts. Barring catastrophe, the Aggies should win on Saturday. The Gamecocks didn't have a first down in the first quarter and fell behind 7-0 on a 1-yard Trayveon Williams touchdown run with 14:45 left in the second quarter. Read More »

Tigers' Andrew Romine plays all nine positions against Twins


Romine topped out at 87 miles per hour on the radar gun. Just looking at the final score, there wouldn't appear that anything wonderful happened during the Detroit Tigers' 3-2 win over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night. After a walk to Joe Mauer, manager Brad Ausmus decided to make a mid-inning switch, bringing in designated hitter James McCann to catch and putting Romine back at second base. Read More »

Fabian Delph dedicates Man City win to Benjamin Mendy


But after failing to land a trophy in his first season in England after arriving from German champions Bayern Munich, expectations are high on Guardiola to deliver this time around. "I admire many things about what they do, the manager, the way they play". They can play unbelievable counter-attacking football. Guardiola is fully aware of the impact Mendy's absence will have on his team, and says they will have to adjust their tactics to accommodate it. Read More »

All Blacks recall Fifita for Argentina clash


The All Blacks players seemed to launch their own celebration with an exuberant start, playing with attacking abandon which left the Pumas grasping. Scott Barrett and Luke Romano lock the scrum in the absence of Whitelock and Retallick, with Patrick Tuipulotu on the bench. Read More »

Auburn Blows Mississippi State Out 49-10; Kerryon Johnson Scores 3 TDs


The Tigers compiled 511 yards of total offense while holding the Bulldogs vaunted rushing attack to just 199 yards. Fitzgerald misfired on 20 passes, going 13-of-33 while throwing two interceptions. Stidham found Will Hastings from 47 yards out early in the second quarter for a 21-3 lead. Fromm completed Georgia's next scoring drive - an 87-yard marathon - on a 9-yard scamper on a 3rd-and-goal, staking the Dogs to a 17-0 lead with 7:13 left before halftime. Read More »

High school football players booted from team for kneeling during national anthem


Cedric Ingram-Lewis raised his fist as his cousin Larry McCullough knelt during "The Star-Spangled Banner" before Victory & Praise Christian Academy played Providence Classical, according to the Houston Chronicle . "A man with integrity and morals and ethics and who truly lives by that wouldn't have done anything like that", she said. Instead, he thought the players could have kneeled after scoring a touchdown or passed out fliers about their plight. Read More »

Troy conquers Tiger Stadium, takes down LSU in stunning 24-21 defeat


When LSU took the field, it was freshman Myles Brennan behind center. After another Chunn fumble again, Etling led the Tigers on a long 13-play, 92 yard drive that ended with another TD pass to Moreau to make it 24-21. LSU moved into Trojan territory early in the fourth quarter , but cornerback Marcus Jones intercepted Brennan at the Troy 28-yard line to halt the march. Read More »

Georgia Bulldogs Look Like Potential College Football Playoff Contenders

I've never seen a team like Tennessee . I've seen bad teams. Tennessee now has losses to Florida and Georgia while neither team has a single loss in SEC play. If you'd like to find out more about MyBookie.ag, feel free to check out our own detailed sportsbook review . That same bin doubles as the receptacle for wadded-up game plans. Read More »

A fumbling response to national anthem protests


But, the most bothersome thing is how everyone sees that position in our country and you expect that position to be the best leader possible and when I think of being a leader, I think of bringing people together. Some experts said the city would never be repaid its initial investment, others said that new revenue generated from stadiums and stadium related activities would more than equal the taxpayers' dollars spent. Read More »

Ex-nat'l figure skating champ earns Olympic spot for S


The top six all secured places at Pyeongchang 2018 in the women's division but, as Germany have already earned one, Weinzierl's place fell to seventh-placed Khnychenkova. The International Olympic Committee was eager to have North Korean athletes at the Games and has been supporting several of them in terms of equipment, travel and accommodation in their efforts to qualify. Read More »

Aussies Fight Hard But US In Control at Presidents Cup


Another International team member who had a day to forget was India's Anirban Lahiri, who was disqualified from playing the third hole after taking a practice shot out of the bunker at the second. The Americans almost won that one, too, except that Spieth narrowly missed birdie putts on the last two holes. Mickelson again came up trumps on the Presidents Cup stage, all square before a clutch birdie on the 18th from the veteran stole the match from the Aussie's 1up. Read More »

Virginia Tech gets rematch after close loss to Clemson


While Swinney and the Tigers may enjoy being on the road, this week will offer a challenge they have not faced since 2011 - a road game in Blacksburg , Virginia, against the Virginia Tech Hokies . His great uncle, Coyt Wilson, was a faculty member in the agriculture department at Virginia Tech and Davis made several trips to Blacksburg to visit. Read More »