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Henrikh Mhkitaryan excluded from Manchester United's next big match
- September 14, 2016

Even our central defenders [Eric Bailly and Daley Blind], who were top-class until today, lost easy balls. Mourinho's men did find a way back into the game through Zlatan Ibrahimovic but they failed to find the all-important equaliser. Writing in his column for The Daily Mail , Keown said: " United had a ideal record in the Premier League this season coming into this game, and I don't understand why Mourinho changed his winning formula". (more...)
Texans top Chicago Bears 23-14 Texans top Chicago Bears 23-14
- September 14, 2016

There has been little buzz around the 2016 Chicago Bears in their second season under the guidance of general manager Ryan Pace and head coach John Fox, and their Week 1, 23-14 loss to the Houston Texans is no exception. "I don't feel great", Cutler said. I hope? You can't sit there and let your QB get hit 14 times. "He can perform under pressure, and that's what you want". (more...)
Barcelona star Neymar likens Lionel Messi to a Dragon Ball Z Saiyan Barcelona star Neymar likens Lionel Messi to a Dragon Ball Z Saiyan
- September 14, 2016

It's a good welcome to the Champions League. Bayern's Thiago Alcantara, left, challenges for the ball with Rostov's Christian Noboa during the Champions League Group D soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and FK Rostov in Munich, Germany, Tuesday, Sept. (more...)
PSG vs Arsenal 13th September 2016: Champions League Preview and Predictions PSG vs Arsenal 13th September 2016: Champions League Preview and Predictions
- September 14, 2016

He said: "I am angry for my players". As Arsenal get set to kick off their Champions League campaign against Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday night, manager Arsene Wenger said he was pleased with his squad after adding a few experienced signings this summer. (more...)
Djokovic says nerves betrayed him during US Open final loss
- September 14, 2016

It was a gruelling, groundstroke battle that featured captivating rallies and brilliant shot-making from the familiar foes. Is it the final of the US? Stan Wawrinka clinched his third grand slam title by blasting out Novak Djokovic to win the US Open . (more...)
Djokovic shakes off Monfils, into US Open final
- September 14, 2016

Defending champion Novak Djokovic took advantage of a freakish performance from Gael Monfils to reach another US Open final on Friday. Monfils might have added that when the front door is always locked, there's no choice but to try going around the back. (more...)
Mets fall to Braves in 10 innings; 6-game winning streak snapped
- September 14, 2016

Orioles 3, Tigers 1 • Chris Tillman pitched six impressive innings in his return from the disabled list, and Michael Bourn and Jonathan Schoop homered off Justin Verlander to lead Baltimore to a win at Detroit. Lugo was excellent today, going seven innings, giving up two runs on six hits, while walking one and striking out five. Since he returned from the disabled list on August 19, Cespedes is batting.308 with eight homers and 19 RBIs. (more...)
Denny Hamlin wins Sprint Cup race at Richmond
- September 14, 2016

Hamlin celebrates his win on the road course at Watkins Glen International in August, his second win of the 2016 Sprint Cup season. Last year: Matt Kenseth held off Kyle Busch and pole victor Joey Logano to win the fall event at Richmond . (more...)
Giants dancing after 20-19 win over Cowboys
- September 14, 2016

Manning found WR Victor Cruz for the game winner, and with Cruz returning after being down since 2014, the combo will look to hook up again against a porous Saints defense. However, that may be one of the best things to come out of the Giants 20-19 win in Dallas against the Cowboys. After 700 days since he last stepped foot on the field in an National Football League regular-season game, Victor Cruz came back from the devastating knee injury that sidelined him for over 20 months. (more...)
Lackey solid but Cubs lose to Astros 2-1 Lackey solid but Cubs lose to Astros 2-1
- September 14, 2016

Chicago extended its lead in the NL Central to 16 games over St. Louis. The Astros (75-67) snapped a three-game skid with a 2-1 win Saturday, relying on four hitless innings from their four-headed, right-handed bullpen monster of Chris Devenski, Will Harris, Luke Gregerson and Ken Giles, and the continuing emergence of rookie infielder Alex Bregman, who bashed his eighth homer to give Houston a lead it would not relinquish. (more...)
Heineken use Europa League manager Jose Mourinho in new Champions League advert
- September 14, 2016

Mourinho's deal with Heineken confirms the 53-year-old's status as the highest paid manager in world football with the advertising deal believed to be worth £4 million over two years according to The Telegraph . "I think the Premier League and the internal competitions create a very hard situation for the clubs", he said. Mourinho believes the Premier League demands are just too great. (more...)
Arkansas Stuns TCU 41-38 In Double Overtime Arkansas Stuns TCU 41-38 In Double Overtime
- September 14, 2016

A touchdown by Jeremy Sprinkle won the game for the Razorbacks. Of course, Bret Bielema's program encountered its own set of difficulties a week ago. "It was the first game so everyone was probably too hyped up and worrying about the wrong things", said Curry, "but as the game kept going everyone calmed down". (more...)
Versatile 49ers defense shuts down struggling Rams
- September 14, 2016

Instead, they soundly defeated the Rams. Yeah, the new Rams! Todd Gurley got 47 yards on 17 carries against a San Francisco defense designed specifically to stop him - the same basic strategy that's likely to be used by every opponent of a team that has a star running back, but made no significant upgrades to the NFL's worst passing offense last season. (more...)
Hales muscles England to series win
- September 14, 2016

With Hales and Root losing their wickets in quick succession, Jos Buttler and Eoin Morgan had 12 overs to take England to a winning total, and they did just that adding an unbeaten partnership of 161 in 72 deliveries. No. 11 batsman Mohammad Amir made a rapid 58 off 28 balls and opening batsman Sharjeel Khan also scored 58 to give the total some respectability before Pakistan were bowled out for 275 in 42.4 overs. (more...)
Some Paralympic athletes are competing in multiple sports Some Paralympic athletes are competing in multiple sports
- September 14, 2016

So far, Team Nigeria is placing nine on the medal table with five gold, two silver and one bronze medals, while China is topping with 40gold, 31silver and 24 bronze medals. The sixth gold medal pushes Nigeria up to 9th overall on the rankings table. Nwosu now joins Roland Ezuruike (men's -54kg), Paul Kehinde (men's -65kg) and Lucy Ejike (women's -61kg) as gold medalists for Team Nigeria in the powerlifting event. (more...)
Tim Tebow signs minor league baseball contract with New York Mets
- September 14, 2016

ESPN football writer Adam Schefter broke the news Thursday morning. Aside from the New York Mets, another National League team, the Atlanta Braves, also showed interest in Tebow. That helps fuel the perception of the Tebow signing as a circus, publicity stunt, dog-and-pony show and all the other derogatory terms that will be used to characterize it in the coming weeks and months. (more...)
Ortiz homer helps Red Sox beat Blue Jays, extend division lead
- September 14, 2016

The Blue Jays lost two of three, and now find themselves a couple of games back of the Red Sox . During his last at-bat on Sunday, in the eighth inning, with Devon Travis at first after a one-out single and the Blue Jays trailing by three, Donaldson strode into the batter's box for a moment he is custom-made for. (more...)
Cardinals almost no-hit in loss to Chicago
- September 14, 2016

Andrew Romine slid in safely with the tying run on a double by Jose Iglesias, and Iglesias scored on Kinsler's sacrifice fly to put the Tigers ahead 3-2. RED SOX 12, ORIOLES 2 David Ortiz hit his 536th home run to tie Mickey Mantle for 17th on baseball's career list, and David Price allowed just two solo home runs to lead host Boston over Baltimore. (more...)
West Ham demand London Stadium owners to guarantee police presence after trouble
- September 14, 2016

It was Deeney's desire that underpinned Watford's comeback, leaving Mazzarri delighted with his skipper and his team. He's a great player and did great things but also I'm very happy with how much he ran from the beginning until to the end. (more...)
Arsene Wenger confident summer spending can lead to success
- September 14, 2016

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger during the press conference. Wenger said: "He will be a little bit of a concern". Because I love where I am. The Frenchman has been captaining Arsenal in the absence of Per Mertesacker this season and would be badly missed against PSG, as Wenger conceded, particularly given the lack of alternatives. (more...)