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by | September 10, 2018 | 11:42

Then Rodgers trotted back on the field. The decision was made public when Rodgers came jogging out of the tunnel just minutes before the second half started, and a dead Lambeau had instantly come to life. And when they are, Trubisky and his cast of skill players will be able to close out games like Week 1. Edge defender Khalil Mack was dominant at times, especially in the first half when he recorded several pressures, topping it off with a strip sack fumble and interception return for a ...

by | September 08, 2018 | 23:28

With a win on Saturday in the finals, Williams would take the 24th Grand Slam singles title of her career and move into a tie with Margaret Court for the most Grand Slam singles titles in tennis history. Fifteen months younger than her sister Venus, Serena did what big sis failed to do in the 1997 tournament and topped World No. 1 Martina Hingis . "I shouldn't have gotten broken twice in the first set - I had game points in both games".

by | September 08, 2018 | 23:05

So here are the 3 storylines you will want to pay attention to in week 1. "He's a great leader for us and there's no better example that you want to follow ". "We work together", Brady said. So I should just prolong it. You want to start your season on the right foot, and getting a win is a great way to do it.

by | September 07, 2018 | 16:29

Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had earlier reported that many football fans most especially in Nigeria hardly follow the UEFA Europa League unless clubs like Manchester United, Chelsea , Arsenal and Liverpool fall into this championship. The four group winners from League A will qualify for the finals, to be played at a yet to be decided European city in June 2019. The competition will largely replace global friendly matches now played on the FIFA worldwide Match Calendar.

by | September 07, 2018 | 16:05

Sources have told ESPN FC that Pogba will not push for a move away in January but could be tempted by Barcelona next summer if the Spanish giants reignite their interest. "One thing I can assure you, I will always give 100%, no matter which coach I always give everything for United - I cannot say more". The Red Devils are having one of their worst starts to the Premier League this season, and Jose Mourinho has come under fire in recent weeks because of it.

by | September 07, 2018 | 11:05

Rafael Nadal has revealed the secret conversation he had with Dominic Thiem after their US Open match. "That's very special to me". "I mean, he's a great guy". But he took the tiebreaker before Nadal just proved the steadier of the two in the final set decider. With the clock ticking towards 1am and transport options dwindling, many fans headed for the exits while the two adversaries battled on.

by | September 07, 2018 | 06:04

She recovered from foot surgery that forced her to miss most of the season and from a ranking that had fallen to almost 1,000 to win her first Grand Slam all inside a year. Next up for Williams is a quarter-final meeting with eighth seeded Czech Karolina Pliskova. Cilic defeated Nishikori in the 2014 final when he won his only Slam title.

by | September 06, 2018 | 23:44

That news did not go over well with a few Steelers teammates, specifically the offensive linemen who help pave the way for the Pro Bowl running back. It appears that numerous Steelers' players expected to see Bell there, and several national media outlets reported the plan was for Bell to show up at some point this week - many indicating that he'd arrive prior to a Wednesday morning team meeting.

by | September 05, 2018 | 20:38

But who will it be? But Messi, who missed out on a three-man shortlist for FIFA's world player of the year award on Monday, feels the balance may have shifted following the 33-year-old's exit. On the other hand, his mate during Real Madrid days, Modric makes it to the Final 3 with getting the Champions League victor tag and of course the runner-up at this years' FIFA World Cup.

by | September 05, 2018 | 17:49

US captain Jim Furyk will name three of his four wildcard picks on Tuesday, and after DeChambeau's recent successes, it is unthinkable he will not be included among them. He capped four straight rounds in the 60s with a two-under 69. Former world number one Woods had already been assured of a trip to Paris for the September 28-30 showdown with Europe after being named as one of Furyk's non-playing vice-captains.

by | September 03, 2018 | 22:46

The pair worked together at Real Madrid and will come head-to-head in this season's Champions League group stage. " I like to win at everything and at times I left my children win". I don't know what I'll do or where I'll finish up. "He is very similar to Xavi as he likes to have the ball, play short, not lose it and is very solid".

by | September 03, 2018 | 22:15

Guardiola will have to rotate his squad when City are playing three games a week. Newcastle United were beaten 2-1 by Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday, however, fans were pleased with the performance of one man following the final whistle on social media.

by | September 03, 2018 | 22:07

Tagovailoa started Saturday's 51-14 win and went 12-for-16 for 227 yards and two touchdowns. Hurts was 5-for-9 with 70 yards through the air. He then quickly turned up the cranky factor to 11. Having to cover three games in four days, along with a College Gameday show, Taylor had little time to dwell on Saban's interview. Could Saban have handled that one better? Head Coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide watches a play during the game against the Texas A&M Aggies at Kyle Field on ...

by | September 03, 2018 | 20:43

Should Williams , seeded 17th, win the US Open for a seventh time, she would equal Australian Margaret Court's all-time record of 24 majors. Overall, the 23-time major champion struck 46 winners - with 18 aces - to advance to the last eight of the US Open for the 15th time in her career.

by | September 02, 2018 | 03:35

He appeared in his first rehab assignment on August 29, playing for the Blue Jays' High-A affiliate. The Blue Jays will play host to the Indians for a four-game set at Rogers Centre beginning Thursday. When that didn't happen, and Donaldson was joined on the sideline by shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, whose ongoing foot issues prevented him from playing a single inning, Toronto's hopes of challenging faded early.

by | September 02, 2018 | 00:10

Chelsea legend, Ruud Gullit, has disclosed that the club can not cope without forward, Eden Hazard being included in manager, Maurizio Sarri's squad this season. On the other hand I b striker believed it was Alonso who gave Chelsea their win as he had a role in both the goals scored by the team, earning the penalty in the first and his effort being deflected for the second.

by | September 02, 2018 | 00:05

Serena Williams was disappointed she didn't get to say goodbye to her daughter before heading to Flushing Meadows to play in the U.S. Open for the first time in two years Monday night. "But I'm happy to get through the match". Forget congratulated Williams on her attitude. The tennis champion has sent a message that she will not let a dress code dictate what she wears on the court.

by | September 01, 2018 | 22:25

Southgate admitted that England caps have been handed out too freely in the past and is planning to stick with the group who reached the semi-finals in Russian Federation through to the 2020 European championship. "I want us to try to capture what we had this summer", said Southgate. Would you be happy if Southgate continued picking players from the Championship in the England squad? England coach Gareth Southgate made several changes to the squad which finished fourth in this ...

by | August 31, 2018 | 18:48

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) will lie in state in the U.S. Capitol starting at 11 a.m. on Friday, with remarks from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), and Vice President Mike Pence. The six-term Senator and two-time Republican candidate for president died on Saturday at his ranch near Sedona, Arizona after a yearlong battle with an aggressive form brain cancer.

by | August 30, 2018 | 18:27

The matchup that everyone in the tennis world treasures - except for the two women involved - will take place Friday in Flushing as Serena and Venus Williams face off in the third round of the U.S. 'The best part is we bring out the best in each other. "It's definitely a tough draw". "Any other questions about anything else?" "So it'll be a while before this even has to come up again", she said.

by | August 30, 2018 | 15:41

With Benfica securing an impressive 5-2 aggregate win over PAOK, they joined the likes of Borussia Dortmund and AS Roma in pot two at the expense of the Reds . And Monaco may have lost even more of their star names, with Thomas Lemar and Fabinho the latest to depart, but they reached the semi-finals in 2016-17 under Leonardo Jardim.

by | August 28, 2018 | 13:17

United have lost two of their opening three games of the season and conceded six goals in the last two games. "3-0", he fired in a press conference. Three Premierships I have won, more Premierships than the other 19 managers put together. Keep trying". Today the players left the pitch after losing at home and were applauded because they deserved it. "Even when we were 3-0 down it was incredible".

by | August 27, 2018 | 22:47

As ever, we will have all the latest updates, including the goals as they come in! "Of course we get the luxury of watching it again and initially I thought it did look like a pen". "When you play against teams like this, you try not to concede goals", he said. "If you create five chances like yesterday, which Wolves did against Manchester City was an incredible game and they had 71 per cent of possession, so possession means nothing".

by | August 26, 2018 | 15:30

Ozil reportedly stormed home from the club's London Colney training ground early on Friday. Yet to start either of Arsenal's first two matches under new manager Unai Emery , Lacazette's path to the starting XI is still blocked by Aubameyang and he has had to cope with cameo appearances off of the bench.

by | August 21, 2018 | 17:09

The AP Top 25 is determined by a simple points system based on how each voter ranks college football's best teams. No. 5 Ohio State, No. 10 Penn State, No. It's UM's highest ranking to open the season since starting as the No. 5 team in the country in 2004. On Aug. 2, the Canes were ranked No. 8 in the Amway Coaches Poll.

by | August 21, 2018 | 15:43

Sabalenka came into the match with over eight hours of tennis under her belt this week, while Halep had played less than five. Again the Argentine displayed his resilience by fighting from 5-1 down to level things up, only for Federer to force him wide by attacking the net before seeing out the match with an ace.

by | August 21, 2018 | 13:41

Arsenal were level by half-time as Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Alex Iwobi netted. When Sarri was asked if he sees his side as potential title challengers after their win over the Gunners, he said : "Not in this moment". "Inside there were 15 minutes that were terrible". 'Everybody knows what I have said after the World Cup, ' Hazard told French station RMC . However, Chelsea want Loftus-Cheek to stay and fight for his place despite the player being upset at being dropped from the squad.

by | August 19, 2018 | 22:26

Brighton & Hove Albion vs Manchester United is the final Premier League fixture on Sunday and the lineups for the clash at the Amex Stadium have been announced. But Brighton restored their two-goal lead before half-time from the penalty spot. Will Manchester United come to town and pick up three points? A defensive horror show from Manchester United in the first-half saw them head into the break 3-1 down as continual lapses in concentration handed Brighton the two-goal advantage, ...

by | August 19, 2018 | 22:16

Stuart Broad , who was quite average on the first day, showed his real class on the morning session of day two. Ben Stokes, returning to the side after being cleared of affray, was particularly ineffective, returning 0-54 from 15 overs. After four back-to-back failures in England , Rahane finally looked good with the bat as he scored a fluent 81 runs and added 159 runs stand with Virat Kohli.

by | August 19, 2018 | 17:22

Marcos Alonso grabbed the victor nine minutes from full time. Meanwhile, Leicester City and Everton downed Wolves and Southampton respectively. Iwobi was replaced in the 74th minute by Alexandre Lacazette while Oliver Giroud came on for Alvaro Morata with 15 minutes left to play .

by | August 17, 2018 | 18:24

He has experience, he has quality, he has the capacity. Goalkeeper, Petr Cech will retain his place in favour of Bernd Leno, who is being made to wait for his chance to shine. "I think Mateo will be very usual for us". "That was a good thing, [despite] us losing 2-0". "I want a consistency in our [performances]". The Gunners will make the short trip across the English capital to take on Chelsea FC at Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening.

by | August 16, 2018 | 13:09

I want to play in and win the Premier League, the best league in the world. Should The Red Devils underperform this season it might not be long until Zidane takes over at Old Trafford. The rumour comes from a reliable source and this isn't the first time that Zidane has been linked with Manchester United . Luke Shaw has lavished praise on Manchester United teammate Paul Pogba , branding France's 2018 World Cup victor "one of the most important players in the Premier League".

by | August 15, 2018 | 23:50

Celtic reached the Champions League group stage in the last two seasons but the defeat continues a hard start to the season for Brendan Rodgers' team following a 1-0 defeat to Hearts on Saturday. The Scottish Premiership champions will now be preparing for a Europa League play-off match against either Spartaks Jurmala or FK Suduva. He said: "I think in general, in the game, we played very well but we conceded two soft goals".

by | August 15, 2018 | 20:13

City are a really good side, great manager, some great players, a way of playing that they all know about and Manchester United seem to be not too sure what's going on. Scholes walked away from United alongside Sir Alex Ferguson in 2013, with that year delivering the last of the club's 13 Premier League titles. He has previously played for Real Colorado as part of the US soccer development academy and was earmarked for a place in United's U18s squad this season after impressing on trial ...

by | August 14, 2018 | 20:14

He starred as England won the first Test against India at Edgbaston, but was unable to play the second due to the case as Joe Root's side went 2-0 up at Lord's over the weekend. He said he had not been drunk but admitted he could not remember what the had been said. "I am really happy", he told Sky Sports. Mr Ali delivered a glancing blow to the shoulder of Mr Barry.

by | August 13, 2018 | 19:11

Woods' second place finish at Bellerive has the potential to go down in history as either the one that got away, or mark the return to the top for golf's greatest asset. It's pretty apparent what a Tiger roar is versus anybody else. After a par at No. 9, he rattled off three more birdies over his next four holes. In typical Woods fashion, he buried a 20-footer for birdie at the 18th and ended up snatching second from Adam Scott , who bogeyed the last for a 67 to finish third on 13-under.

by | August 13, 2018 | 18:58

Liverpool have had to wait a year to get Naby Keita after sealing the deal to bring him from RB Leipzig 12 months ago, but on the evidence of a storming display from the Guinean in yesterday's 4-0 thrashing of West Ham it'll be worth the wait.

by | August 11, 2018 | 20:04

Newly promoted Fulham beat competition from Bundesliga side Hertha Berlin for his services, sources told ESPN FC. Cottagers boss Jokanovic is facing a huge dilemma in keeping his three senior goalkeepers happy over the coming weeks, but is ready to give Fabri - a summer signing from Besiktas - the nod for their return to the Premier League when they face Crystal Palace today.

by | August 11, 2018 | 19:01

In total Fulham have spent almost £100 million on eight permanent signings and four loans during the summer; it will take time for them all to settle in but a club whose recruitment once caused fractures between Jokanovic and those above him now looks set for a fascinating ride.

by | August 10, 2018 | 16:02

Meanwhile, the Gunners will be looking to be one of the main contenders for a top-four finish next season as they bid to try and break back into the Champions League spots for next term. Perez said: " I'm very happy to be here at such an historic club ". The 29-year-old is West Ham's seventh signing of the close season. New Irons boss Manuel Pellegrini has now brought in nine players during the summer window, spending more than £100million, as he looks to reshape a squad which battled ...

by | August 10, 2018 | 15:42

Jose Mourinho is "not confident" that Manchester United will be completing deadline day business, despite the Red Devils having endured a quiet transfer window. "You also have to consider that Liverpool are City's Kryptonite". "They returned on Monday". Neville went on to mention Tottenham and Chelsea as challengers despite their lack of transfer activity and managerial teething issues respectively.

by | August 10, 2018 | 15:39

Mourinho has his detractors, plenty of them present in the United support, but while they would have voiced their reservations over signings like Toby Alderweireld or Willian because of their age, they would have also accepted the players were a big upgrade on what they now had.

by | August 10, 2018 | 14:55

The England captain said that Pope will come in as a direct replacement for Dawid Malan, with Jonny Bairstow staying at No 5 and Jos Buttler moving up one place to No 6. We feel Shikhar Dhawan too could make way for C Pujara, who was surprisingly left out in the first Test. It is the first time a whole Test match day has been lost to the weather at the home of cricket since May 2001, against Pakistan.

by | August 10, 2018 | 14:07

And with less than four hours left in the window, the Tottenham manager is losing faith that the club will be able to add to the team that finished third in the Premier League last season. "The club is doing an awesome effort to try to finish the stadium as soon as possible, and the lodge finished at the training ground". However, former Arsenal star Merson is backing the Gunners to finish outside the top four despite the influx of new talent in the 2018 summer transfer window.

by | August 08, 2018 | 23:25

With Joe Gomez , Joel Matip and Ragnar Klavan all carrying injuries Virgil van Dijk cruised through the first half alongside under-23 defender Nathaniel Philips. Klopp has an nearly irreplaceable front three at his disposal at Liverpool , but should one of them suffer an injury or receive a suspension, the German has little in reserve apart from Ings and Danirl Sturridge.

by | August 07, 2018 | 20:42

Inter Milan have struck personal terms with Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric . It's there he will have a meeting with Florentino Perez to discuss his future, although the president won't sell for less than the €750m stated in his buyout clause.

by | August 07, 2018 | 17:18

Rondon, 28, scored seven times in the Premier League last season as West Brom were relegated to the Championship . Venezuela global Rondon becomes Benitez's sixth summer recruit, following on from the signings of Martin Dubravka, Kenedy, Yoshinori Muto, Fabian Schar and Ki Sung-yeung.

by | August 07, 2018 | 16:34

The Browns selected the Baylor product with the No. 15 pick in the 2016 draft. During his first two injury-plagued years in the National Football League, the 5-foot-11, 185-pound wideout has totaled just 56 receptions (131 targets) for 718 yards and five touchdowns in 19 games (18 starts).

by | August 06, 2018 | 11:52

According to The Mirror , United are understood to have found a breakthrough with regards to the central defender after Spurs made a decision to come down from their £75m valuation. Manchester United are reportedly set to complete their fourth signing of the summer, with Belgian global Toby Alderweireld closing in on a move. The paper claims that the Old Trafford outfit "are closing in on a £60m deal for Alderweireld" after the Londoners signalled they would be willing to lower their ...

by | August 06, 2018 | 10:18

Woods, playing a Firestone course where he has eight victories for the final time in the tournament's history - this will be the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational in Memphis, Tenn., next season - shot a three-over 73 on Sunday in Akron, Ohio .