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Guardiola warns his Man City star names to expect rotation


Speaking ahead of Monday's Premier League match with Everton , he said: "Hopefully they will understand that at the big clubs, you can not have 11 players, so they have to compete with each other". The pressure on City and boss Pep Guardiola to win trophies this season is huge following a disappointing first campaign for the Spaniard. With Everton bolstering their squad with nine new signings, Guardiola is wary of the all-round threat provided by manager Ronald Koeman's side. Read More »

Jacksonville shooting leaves 2 officers injured

Kissimmee Police Chief Jeff O'Dell said Saturday that Everett Miller was arrested several hours after the shootings late Friday. One officer was listed in critical condition, the other in stable condition, Bruno confirmed. Florida Governor Rick Scott sent tweets about the four officers, saying: "We stand with ALL law enforcement in Florida". Williams thanked the Jacksonville community for the outpouring of support for the wounded officers. Read More »

Huddersfield Town vs Newcastle United


Huddersfield played out the rest of the game as if they were enjoying it, while Newcastle seemed oddly resigned to defeat. "We only wanted to be fearless in every single game, to search for our chance, and I think we've done it so far". Read More »

Conor McGregor 'eight days out from performance of career'


McGregor appeared on Conan and predicted he will not only be the first man to knock out Floyd Mayweather when the two meet on August 26, but will knock him down inside four rounds. ESPN's Sports Center doing a Featured special on UFC double Champion Conor McGregor . "[Floyd] would get mounted and laughed at, and slapped around [and Conor] would smile at the crowd and wave". Read More »

New England Patriots vs Houston Texans start time


A pair of rookie linebackers led the defense Dylan Cole had a team-best 10 tackles and Zach Cunningham finished with seven tackles for the second-straight game . He played well, breaking up 2 passes and stopping 3 more. "I love to play football", Gronkowski said, via ESPN . Roberts is a solid zone-cover man with some trouble against quicker backs who can tackle well. Read More »

Lakers rumors: Magic Johnson focal point of Paul George tampering


ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the Lakers are denying the charges and that the investigation centers on potentially impermissible contact between Lakers president Magic Johnson and George. George has often spoken of his friendship with Johnson and, shortly after his intention to leave the Pacers was announced, Johnson tweeted: "God is so good!" More directly, Johnson had acknowledged in a late-night TV interview in April that he would love for George to be ... Read More »

Zlatan Ibrahimovic to sign new Manchester United contract


OK, strikers, they live on numbers. This stretched the game and allowed United to do what they've been doing all summer - break at pace and with objective. The Swede is the type of No 9 who favours dropping deep to receive the ball - yet the positions of Wayne Rooney (No 10), Juan Mata (No 8) and Paul Pogba (No 6) are so close to Zlatan that, at times, it was tough for the midfielders to dictate play. Read More »

Colin Kaepernick items to be displayed at Smithsonian


The former San Francisco 49ers player kneeled during the anthem to protest the treatment of non-white people in the U.S. "All of the people behind me risk their lives, so to speak, to protect folks, and they are standing with Kaepernick because they understand how important it is to push back on the structure", Williams said during the rally, NY1 reported. Read More »

Wantaway winger Riyad Mahrez stars as Leicester defeats Brighton


Danny Drinkwater (thigh), Vicente Iborra (groin), Robert Huth (ankle) and Nampalys Mendy (ankle) are all making progress but will miss out against the Seagulls. "The way they approached the Championship to get promotion and then stay there - yes, absolutely I think they are a good model to follow". Vardy scored twice in Leicester's opening game of the season, a 4-3 defeat at Arsenal . Read More »

5 big takeaways from the Cardinals' loss to the Bears


It was short and to the right, and Thompson took it all the way back down the left sideline. As mentioned in our review of the Cardinals' starters , safety Tyrann Mathieu made the best play of the first half for the home team, intercepting this pass by Mike Glennon and returning it 52 yards the other way to set up the Cards' only first-half touchdown. Read More »

Le'Veon Bell Turning down Steelers' Massive Offer Makes No Sense


According to the same report, however, Bell pulled the plug on the deal at the last minute, even though it was reportedly worth more than $12 million annually and would have paid more than $30 million in the first two years. Bell's agent, Adisa Bakari , said he and his client never had any agreement with Steelers. Then again, not having the 25-year-old getting tune-up reps in minicamp and the preseason is working against the Steelers, who will rely heavily on Bell's production as they did in ... Read More »

Paul Merson predicts Huddersfield v Newcastle United


The Terriers are now up there with Manchester United with two wins from two games, and if they are not quite hurtling down the motorway at the same speed as José Mourinho's side, six points and two clean sheets is an early return few in West Yorkshire will have been expecting. Read More »

Blast rocks Darjeeling, Gurung booked under stringent UAPA


Following this, police booked Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung and several others under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for their alleged involvement in the blast. The incidents have marked the return of violence in the Hills during the indefinite shutdown called by the GJM, in demand of Gorkhaland. Almost a month ago explosives were stolen from a NTPC site at Negi under the Poolbazar police station. Read More »

Sir Colin Meads 'could have played any position'


Named in a New Zealand Colts side that toured Australia and Sri Lanka in 1955. He played 133 games for the All Blacks and even if only 55 of them were tests, that was still a record for the national team. "I didn't do it purposely to hurt him, I had hold of one leg and his other leg was stuck and he did the splits and was hurt terribly". The undefeated 1967 team with which he toured Britain was recently voted the best New Zealand has ever fielded. Read More »

Celtics will retire Paul Pierce's number February 11 vs. Cavaliers


The Celtics had a insane roster turnover, and have one of the youngest rosters in the National Basketball Association. "It's going to be fantastic", Pagliuca said. In his career, he tallied 26,397 points, averaging 19.7 points in 1,343 career games. Prior to that he has played at Kansas but made a decision to transfer to Nebraska after two years in search of more playing time where White spent just one season with the Cornhuskers where he averaged 16.6 points in 34 games played before ... Read More »

Pirates beat Cardinals to halt six-game slide


Hurdle said Kuhl "was willing to pitch if he had to wait until tomorrow" for the rain to stop. "I had all the confidence in the world that I was going to be back out there", he said. St. Louis right-hander Michael Wacha (9-6) got rocked after he pitched a flawless first and was out of the game after four innings. The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed left-handed pitcher Wade LeBlanc on the 10-day disabled list with a left quad strain prior to Friday night's game against the St. Read More »

Rain holds up England after Cook makes 243


Cooks 243, his fourth Test double century, was the cornerstone of Englands total and the former captains dismissal prompted current skipper Joe Root to declare. Instead, on 10, he attempted a reverse sweep and was smartly caught by an alert Jermaine Blackwood at slip, and the atmosphere went audibly flat. England will play a five-Test series against Australia, starting in Brisbane on 23 November - but Malan says that he is not "thinking that far ahead". Read More »

Detroit Tigers vs. Los Angeles Dodgers


The Tigers are 91-41 in their last 132 interleague home games, 12-5 in Verlanders last 17 home starts and 6-17 in Verlanders last 23 Sunday starts. The Dodgers have won six games in a row and will go for a sweep of the Tigers on Sunday. Read More »

How to watch Manchester United vs. Swansea City

Last week, Mourinho said United were looking to sign a winger after signing three of his four transfer targets - defender Victor Lindelof, midfielder Nemanja Matic and striker Romelu Lukaku - but has since said he is content with the squad. Read More »