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DeShone Kizer officially named Browns starting quarterback


A player focuses in on game plans and the opponent and works with the starters . Kizer was intercepted after a pass was tipped by the Tampa secondary, and Tampa corner Ryan Smiths should've had a pick near the end of the first half, but dropped the ball. Read More »

Hamilton resists late pressure from Vettel to win Belgian GP


Valtteri Bottas , driver of the second Mercedes and who is still clinging onto the title race in third, said: " Spa is one of the world's best tracks and I am really looking forward to racing there. Having led Sebastian Vettel during a close battle throughout, Hamilton was almost two seconds clear of the championship leader when the Safety Car was deployed to clear debris after a collision between the Force India drivers. Read More »

EPL: Rashford, Fellaini send United to top

The Foxes are looking to rediscover the form that saw them win the title in 2015-16, with Craig Shakespeare set to oversee his first full campaign in charge. We are comfortable on the ball and risky on the counterattack. "It was very, very good that we have won and we have [won] three out of three". "When you miss a penalty with half an hour to go", Mourinho said, "usually there is a little collapse or at least a gray period in the game". Read More »

Tottenham Hotspur 2/9 to win against Burnley in Sunday's Premier League clash


Dele Alli pounced on a poor defensive clearance at a corner after half time to seemingly deliver a cure for Tottenham's Wembley woe. However, record signing Chris Wood , who joined the club in a £15million switch from Leeds earlier this week, could be handed his first start after replacing Walters at Ewood Park, where manager Sean Dyche made eight changes. Read More »

Packers vs Broncos: Important Takeaways for Green Bay


The Broncos' starting defense hasn't faced much of a challenge from opponents this preseason. The altercation began when Broncos and Packers players were shoving after a play. Cornerback Aqib Talib and linebacker Todd Davis had to be a separated after a scuffle on the field. It turns out Thomas' groin injury isn't serious. Read More »

West Brom 1 Stoke City 1: Crouch rescues point after Hegazi howler


Seemingly on his way out from West Bromwich Albion after a war of words with Tony Pulis , Nacer Chadli was said to be of interest to a handful of Premier League clubs, including Swansea. With half-time approaching there was hope for West Brom when a whipped cross by Brunt was helped back across goal by Matt Phillips but Stoke captain Ryan Shawcross scooped the ball behind for a corner with Jack Livermore closing in to score . Read More »

Sanchez set for Arsenal return after summer of speculation


Manchester City target Sanchez raised eyebrows by sitting out the first two games of the season with an abdominal muscle strain. "He's an Arsenal player, like Johnny Evans is a West Brom player". "Players at that level are used to it now, some deal better with it than others but I don't think he is too bothered by that". I don't consider players' contractual situation to decide who plays. Read More »

Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor leaves game against Ravens with concussion


Clay has put up two 50-plus catch seasons for the Bills his first two years with the club along with seven touchdowns. The all-important third preseason game went much like the previous two for the Baltimore Ravens . Until the offense shows the ability to consistently move the ball, it can not afford the propensity of penalities it has endured the past two weeks. Read More »

Australia suffer top order collapse after bowling out Bangladesh for 260


But the two sixes that Bangladesh had in their account came from the openers bat as he blasted offspinner Nathan Lyon over extra cover on both occasions. Now ranked fourth in the world, the former top-ranked team risk slipping further down the International Cricket Council ratings if it loses either Test, or draw both matches. Read More »

Everton to make £30m bid for Chelsea striker Diego Costa


Diego Costa remains in exile. Whilst talking about Costa, the Dutchman Koeman said , "I said always (there is) a warm welcome for every good player and he's a good player". Over to you Everton! The 26-year-old is yet to feature for Chelsea this season after suffering a broken ankle while on worldwide duty with Belgium at the start of the summer. Read More »

Texans fly to Dallas instead of Houston due to Harvey


Starters do not typically play in the preseason finale. It felt good to move around, to get hit and kind of get those first reps out of the way. But just to see all the fans and get a little feel of it - I know you can't compare it to that second week when we play the Patriots. Read More »

Form Manchester United Beat Leicester To Top The Premier League


But in discussing that moment, the United manager also expressed surprise that a crowd of 75,021 fans did not make more noise. "If I have to choose a word to describe my team, I would have to say, 'Solid, '" Mourinho said. Was he unsafe today? No. Why? Hopefully he can play in the knockout stage but for that we have to finish in the top two of the group. "Were Leicester very risky against Arsenal? Yes. Read More »

Rookie Hoskins sets homer record in Phillies' win


From July 7 through August 18 he only had one home run. It was Hoskins' sixth home run in his last seven games. No player in history has reached nine home runs quicker than Rhys Dean Hoskins, the pride of Sacramento, Calif., and the heir apparent to the triumvirate of Jimmy Rollins, Chase Utley, and Ryan Howard as the baseball darling of South Philly. Read More »

India Test win high on Smith's bucket list


Part of the visitors' drills this time has included batting in the nets without a front pad, a lay created to emphasise the importance of using the bat in order to avoid leg-before decisions against the slow bowlers. "We have more experience of these conditions than them, but they may also know how to play here". "We need to do well in all aspects if we want to win the Tests". Read More »

Kyle Shanahan discusses release of Ahmad Brooks and promotion of Eli Harold


The 49ers' plan to release Brooks was first reported by Matt Barrows of The Sacramento Bee . Eli Harold had passed Brooks on the depth chart and will start at linebacker. But it really comes down to the final 53. You want to know who's got the most upside and things like that. "If you're looking at Eli and Ahmad, they're very athletic, they're both very strong, they both love the game". Read More »

Energised Liverpool ready to add to Arsenal woes


Now he wasn't even in the team amid reports of a training-ground dispute. Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez is fit to face Liverpool on Sunday and is focused on giving "absolutely everything" for the team despite uncertainty over the striker's future at the club, manager Arsene Wenger has said. Read More »

United unbeaten after pouncing Leicester 2-0


Having players make such game-changing contributions is very pleasing for Mourinho , a sentiment he expressed in his post-match reaction. The visitors' England striker Jamie Vardy had few chances to impress as United centre-backs Eric Bailly and Phil Jones marked him out of the game. Read More »

Could The Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas Trade Be In Limbo?


The report comes after the Celtics and Cavaliers spoke about Isaiah Thomas' physical Saturday . Thomas has been dealing with a chronic hip injury for almost a year and isn't expected to join Cleveland's training camp which gets underway in less than four weeks. Read More »

Froome seizes chance to see off rivals and extend lead in Vuelta


Alaphilippe was part of an early breakaway group of 21 riders and held on to beat Jan Polanc and Rafal Majka by two seconds in a time of 4hrs 37mins 55secs. "I wasn't chasing the stage victory today", Froome said. "For me, it's a little bit complicated". The race leader had been on the offensive on both of the previous hilly days, stage three to Andorra la Vella and stage five to Ermita Santa Lucia, but was being conservative today, refusing to cooperate with Contador as he tried to keep the ... Read More »

Breaking down Lionel Messi's La Liga goals as Barcelona star hits 350


It took until the 54th minute for Barcelona to break the deadlock, Messi reacting quickest to gather Jordi Alba's cross and fire a left-footed shot which flicked off Alexis Ruano and beat Pacheco at his near post. With Ousmane Dembele set to become the latest arrival at the Camp Nou, with a deal agreed but not formally announced , something that the Frankfurt Stock Exchange will confirm, Barcelona are set to further add to their squad. Read More »

Lionel Messi is Carrying Barcelona on His Back


But he did not stop there, adding another shortly afterwards to double his club's advantage. While we expect these kind of stories to dominate the newspapers as we head towards the transfer deadline day in six days from now, Barcelona should not afford to lose their focus from capitalising on wins in the La Liga, early on. Read More »

Patriots WR Julian Edelman tears ACL, out for season

He was seen reaching to the back of his right knee while on the ground and limped to the sideline before a cart took him back to the locker room. Tom Brady appeared to be in midseason form in the New England Patriots 30-28 preseason victory over the Detroit Lions on Friday at Ford Field in Detroit, but the game could have come with a huge cost. Read More »

Patriots' Edelman suffers torn ACL, out for season

Albert Breer of The MMQB first reported the MRI showed a complete ACL tear in his right knee. Though the Patriots' offense is deep and talented enough to withstand an injury to even one of its best players, losing Edelman is a major blow. Read More »