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Thierry Henry Says There's Only One World-Class Striker In The Premier League
- September 26, 2017

Kane did manage to score twice in Tottenham's recent win over Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League, his biggest goals on the European stage to date. That is the view of Arsenal strike legend Thierry Henry . Lukaku has only just arrived at Manchester United and he's not played in the Champions League. (more...)
Costa returns to Atletico from Chelsea Costa returns to Atletico from Chelsea
- September 26, 2017

But in a goodbye message posted on the official Chelsea website, the Blues make it seem like he was just another player at Stamford Bridge . As reported by the club's official website , Morata said: "Alvaro performed very well". "They know the person I am and they also made things easier", said Costa, who can not play with Atletico in competition until January. "I was pleased to see these performances from them and for sure these are two players with good prospects, they stay with us, ... (more...)
Diego Costa rejected huge €75m Everton bid for Atletico Madrid Diego Costa rejected huge €75m Everton bid for Atletico Madrid
- September 26, 2017

Costa was deemed surplus to requirements by Conte in the summer, despite scoring 20 goals in 35 appearances last season as Chelsea cruised to the Premier League title. The coach is said to be a major factor in Costa's desire to return to his former employers. He was able to enjoy what he saw on Saturday, as his new club took further advantage of Real Madrid's early-season indifference and moved six points clear of their city rivals. (more...)
Stoke could have one fit centre-back for Chelsea game - Hughes Stoke could have one fit centre-back for Chelsea game - Hughes
- September 26, 2017

El Confidencial claim that Atletico boss Diego Simeone is planning to play Costa alongside Griezmann, rather than as his replacement. "I know Alvaro well, he's a really good guy, a good person", Conte said. Manchester United's hopes of signing Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid have been dealt a huge blow, according to a report in Spain. "I think that's good for the game", the Italian said. (more...)
Conte tells Morata to stop playing like a gentleman Conte tells Morata to stop playing like a gentleman
- September 26, 2017

Chelsea announced this week that an agreement was in place for Costa to rejoin Atletico, while Morata was snapped up from Real Madrid in anticipation of Costa's exit in the summer. Pedro scored Chelsea's other goal as Antonio Conte's side maintained its flawless away record in the league, keeping it within three points of United and City at the top of the table. (more...)
Cowboys take on Cardinals amid anthem protests Cowboys take on Cardinals amid anthem protests
- September 26, 2017

I hope everybody is having a good Monday, and it's game day for the Dallas Cowboys taking on the Arizona Cardinals tonight in Glendale, Arizona. The Pittsburgh Steelers, Tennessee Titans and Seattle Seahawks chose to remain in their respective locker rooms during the anthem ceremony, while owners including Jacksonville's Shahid Khan, Detroit's Martha Ford and Washington's Dan Snyder stood arm-in-arm with their players. (more...)
Ireland present case for 2023 Rugby World Cup Ireland present case for 2023 Rugby World Cup
- September 26, 2017

His words captured the eternal link between the Irish in exile and our homeland. Springbok captain Francois Pienaar (right) is congratulated by South African President Nelson Mandela after South Africa won the Rugby World Cup final against New Zealand 24 June 1995 in Johannesburg. (more...)
Jennifer Lopez donates $1 million to Puerto Rico aid efforts Jennifer Lopez donates $1 million to Puerto Rico aid efforts
- September 26, 2017

Cuomo also announced that he'll be launching a state effort to help Puerto Rico which will encourage NY residents to donate goods as well as raise funds from the business community for organizations in Puerto Rico. "Puerto Rico needs help and needs it urgently". "Puerto Ricans are American citizens, and today Puerto Rican needs our help", the Bronx-born singer and actress, who will co-chair New York's effort, said at Manhattan's Javits Center, where donations will be coordinated. (more...)
"Taking a knee" personal gesture for Kyrgios
- September 26, 2017

The Swiss ace saved match point in the second set before winning the third set 11-9 in a super tie-breaker to clinch victory for Team Europe in the inaugural Laver Cup held in Prague last weekend (22-24 September). Nadal and Federer capped the evening with a thrilling win over Querrey and Sock, even after an early miscue nearly caused Nadal to hit his partner as they both went for an overhead smash. (more...)
Kenya stripped of hosting rights for CHAN 2018 Kenya stripped of hosting rights for CHAN 2018
- September 26, 2017

The shock decision was announced at a media conference after a one-day meeting of the African football "cabinet" headed by president Ahmad Ahmad, AFP writes. African football chiefs said Kenya was not prepared for the 16-nation showpiece because the stadiums are incomplete. As for AFCON 2019 in Cameroon, CAF are to appoint an audit firm that will inspect the facilities proposed to host the championship, which has now been expanded to feature 24 teams against the earlier 16 teams. (more...)
Tony Pulis bemoans early decision against West Brom in Arsenal loss Tony Pulis bemoans early decision against West Brom in Arsenal loss
- September 26, 2017

The German returned to training last week and we think he will go straight back into the starting lineup . Were the Ligue 1 powerhouse to make headway on a move for Alexis, the Sun says Edinson Cavani would be the player to make way. Will West Brom be put to the sword tonight? For West Brom , Nacer Chadli , Chris Brunt and Oliver Burke will all undergo late fitness tests which will decide their involvement in the game. (more...)
Patriots' Brady calls president's comments Patriots' Brady calls president's comments "divisive", talks about pregame show of support
- September 26, 2017

Here are ten reasons why they are in fact the greatest team! " Tom Brady made a special throw and I was just sitting there catching the ball", Cooks told reporters after the game. Love him or hate him, you can't deny Tom Brady can play some damn fine quarterback. "I think it's very disrespectful to our country". It's part of our democracy, as long as it's done in a peaceful, respectful way. (more...)
Thunder Owe Bulls Thank You Note After Anthony Trade
- September 26, 2017

The New York Knicks failed to trade Carmelo Anthony to the Houston Rockets after the request to acquire Eric Gordon , and Trevor Ariza became a no-trade deal for the Houston Rockets. Melo is expected to join the Thunder for training camp on Tuesday. 'Melo is more motivated than ever. "And most importantly, Thank you to the City of NY for allowing me to represent OUR city". (more...)
Antonio Callaway, Jordan Scarlett among Gators players tagged in fraud case Antonio Callaway, Jordan Scarlett among Gators players tagged in fraud case
- September 26, 2017

In total, nine UF football players could be facing charges including fraudulent use of a credit card and use of another person's identity without consent. Several university cardholders disputed charges used to fund deposits to a pair of accounts, one of which was Smith's. Offensive lineman Kadeem Wysler Telfort faces the most charges in the separate cases, one with 23 separate counts, according to court records. (more...)
Purdue responds to Jim Harbaugh's comments on facilities Purdue responds to Jim Harbaugh's comments on facilities
- September 26, 2017

Said Purdue didn't have air conditioning in visiting locker rooms. It sounded bad to me, but then I was able to experience it myself after the game was over. "It's become apparent after going around to all the visiting schools in the last couple years that it's a conscious effort of gamesmanship". "They're not heated or cooled properly, there's no air conditioning in this case". (more...)
LeBron James: Trump is using sports to divide the country LeBron James: Trump is using sports to divide the country
- September 26, 2017

Over the weekend, LeBron James called President Trump "a bum" in a tweet on Saturday after the President pulled back an invitation to the Golden State Warriors to visit the White House. As you can see, James is not a fan of Trump using the sporting world to divide individuals. "Me and my friends call each other that all the time". (more...)
Aaron Judge Hits 2 More Homers to Break Mark McGwire's Rookie Record Aaron Judge Hits 2 More Homers to Break Mark McGwire's Rookie Record
- September 25, 2017

McGwire had clubbed 49 for Oakland in 1987. He broke it off Trevor Cahill in the seventh, launching a changeup just to the left of the bullpen beyond left-center field. Regardless, it's been a remarkable season for Judge which has been streaky at times. Judge is one of two players this year, along with Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins, to launch 50 homers. (more...)
Tyrod Taylor yet again shakes off critics with bounce-back game Tyrod Taylor yet again shakes off critics with bounce-back game
- September 25, 2017

The exchange occurred when Von Miller extended a hand to help up Tyrod Taylor , the jokee in this case, after a play and, in what is always solid comedy, snatched it back at the last moment. Taylor wasted no time as he executed a play action to McCoy and rolled out to his left to hit Nick O'Leary on the left sideline for 31 yards. But by early afternoon, the Denver Post contradicted the earlier assertions, quoting two sources that said Miller's deal had actually expired in March, and ... (more...)
Donald Trump won't let National Basketball Association superstar come to the White House
- September 25, 2017

DeMaurice Smith, the executive director of the NFL Players Association, issued a statement on Twitter saying that the union "will never back down when it comes to protecting the constitutional rights of our players as citizens as well as their safety as men who compete in a game that exposes them to great risks". (more...)
Thomas not expected to play until January Thomas not expected to play until January
- September 25, 2017

The Cavaliers beat the Celtics in five games to advance to the NBA Finals, where they then lost to Golden State in five games. Traded from the Boston Celtics as part of a blockbuster package deal for Kyrie Irving, Thomas averaged 28.9 points and 5.9 assists per game previous year. (more...)