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Jose Ramirez Suffers Forearm Injury During Tigers vs. Indians


Todd Frazier's three-run homer capped New York's five-run fourth inning, and the Yankees beat Tampa Bay in a game relocated to Citi Field because of Hurricane Irma's impact on Florida's Gulf Coast. Nomar Mazara and Shin-Soo Choo each had two-run doubles for Texas, which snapped a two-game losing streak. Reynaldo Lopez (1-3) gave up three runs and eight hits in six-plus innings to pick up his first victory since September 29, 2016. Read More »

Can Liverpool be the surprise package in the Champions League?


The Champions League is back as champions Real Madrid open their campaign at home facing Cypriot outfit APOEL Nicosia. Can England rise to the top again? Last season Cahill, along with his Chelsea team mates, had to watch the Champions League from the sofa after failing to qualify when they finished a woeful 10th the season before. Read More »

Very challenging for Australia to stop Virat Kohli


Clarke said Kohli is in terrific form and it will be very challenging for the Australian to stop him in the upcoming series, which includes five ODIs and three T20Is. Australian Captian has played 98 ODIs so far whereas David Warner has marked his appearance in 96 ODIs and this series will set a unique record for both. Read More »

Tottenham v Borussia Dortmund preview: Dele Alli suspended for Spurs


Bild quote Dortmund sporting manager Michael Zorc as saying: "Playing in Wembley is one of the absolute highlights of a career for every footballer". "We [needed] to be in front of the goal a little bit more clinical", he said. Erik Lamela (hip), Danny Rose (knee) and Victor Wanyama (knee) all remain sidelined, as does Georges-Kevin Nkoudou (foot) although the winger is close to returning to first-team training. Read More »

Building big-game pedigree key to Man City's title bid: De Bruyne


Kevin De Bruyne's inch-perfect pass dissected the Liverpool defence to release Aguero and the Argentine rounded Simon Mignolet to slot the ball home. They've been just good enough thus far, and have yet to face a team as good as Liverpool . "I was still positive (but) with one man down against City, it is really not the best place to be", he said . Read More »

Champions League Group Stage begins: 37 Dutchmen involved


What is the latest team news for Feyenoord v Manchester City? Ederson made a quick return to Manchester City training. The odds overwhelmingly favour a City win, although the last time they visited Dutch soil they lost 3-1 to Ajax in the group stage in 2012. Read More »

The start of the new season's Champions League


Using Bale as an example, he said someone of his ilk would take the club to new levels. The Gunners finished fifth last term, missing out on the top four by a single point to Liverpool , and after a disappointing window you would hardly say they will definitely make the Champions League places, but Barton is much the more critical. Read More »

Pep Guardiola praises "brave" Ederson after Sadio Mane collision


Sadio Mane was shown a straight red card after accidentally catching Ederson in the face with a high boot in a fast-speed collision during City's 5-0 win over Liverpool in the English Premier League . "Nothing else to say, actually, so he's back and we had a really good conversation, so good", the German said. We can not play a game up and down. The last big game we had on Sky Sports was Tottenham against Chelsea and the away team won. Read More »

Gov. Deal issues evacuation order for part of Bryan County, coastal Georgia


Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency Wednesday for the state's 100-mile (160-kilometer) swath of Atlantic coast, which was last struck by a hurricane of force Category 3 or higher in 1898. Irma's center is forecast to enter southern Georgia far inland Monday and plow northward as a tropical storm or depression. "While every one of them is a hero, they are not superheroes", Baxley said. Read More »

Indiana Home Football Game Against Florida International Canceled


The Indiana Hoosiers (1-1) will not be playing Saturday at Memorial Stadium. FIU has canceled classes, several players and coaches are from the south Florida area and traveling to Bloomington would present a major logistical hurdle. In a university release, IN said athletic director Fred Glass agreed with FIU's decision to cancel the game "after a series of discussions with FIU officials" that began Sunday. Read More »

Mourinho plays down Champions League hopes

Jose Mourinho has declared that Victor Lindelof can make his first-choice centre-backs Eric Bailly and Phil Jones afraid as he prepares to try and kick-start his Manchester United career. They also have been placed in a Champions League group stage which will very much favour them as they will play against the likes of Basel , CSKA Moscow and Benfica . Read More »

Cardinals' Johnson expected to miss extended time


If that is the case, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported Monday morning that it is possible Johnson could miss no time at all. Johnson is expected to miss at least eight weeks with a dislocated wrist. Head coach Bruce Arians said John Wetzel, who filled in for Humphries during the remainder of Sunday's game, will start at left tackle until Humphries is able to return. Read More »

Liverpool hope appeal will cut Mane's three-match ban

It was a decision that sparked a huge debate on my Twitter feed and even with my Liverpool-tinted glasses on, you can see both sides of the argument. And if players are properly defending in midfield (you have a better chance) - we are usually much better at that than we were against City'. After one of the most drawn out and messy sagas of this summer transfer window, the dust has finally settled and Coutinho remains a Liverpool player. Read More »

Marco Asensio Not Interested In PSG Move


It didn't happen with Barça and I'm thrilled to be with Real Madrid and to defend their shirt. "At Madrid all the players have enormous buy-out clauses, it is a dissuasive device: if somebody wants to buy one of our players they can call us and we'll tell them if it's possible or not". Read More »

Jose Mourinho Pinpoints The Moment Nemanja Matic Became One Of "His Guys"

However, it is not outlandish considering the key role a world-class defensive midfielder plays in any good Mourinho side. "I know that they're another tough team to play against". Also, despite the fact that Sergio Romero was the regular #1 in European competition last season, Mourinho has elected to go with the usual starting goalkeeper, David de Gea, in this one. Read More »

Allen Robinson out for season with torn ACL


He was the Jaguars' primary X receiver and Bortles' No. 1 target. It's not quite time to trust Lee as an every-week starter because of his long injury history, which included nine missed games in 2014 and '15 combined, but if he was already on your bench, now is a good time to use him as a flex player. Read More »

Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield apologizes for planting Sooners flag at Ohio State


Mayfield said the now-No. Ohio State's title hopes didn't evaporate, but the Buckeyes (1-1, 1-0 Big Ten ) will have to solve myriad offensive mistakes and play much better to get back in the hunt for the College Football Playoff. Maybe it should. But those defensive backs did get better as the IN game went on. "I think he's confident in me, and he understands I've been here before", Barrett said, noting that Meyer stuck with him in 2014 after he lost to Virginia Tech early in ... Read More »

EPL hampers clubs' chances in Europe: Jose Mourinho


Even without the Champions League we are the club with more fans than anybody in the world and with the biggest amount of sponsors in the world. He needs a bit more time to adapt to the Premier League, especially the new Premier League. Despite the fact that he didn't feature against Stoke, Mourinho said that his side missed the Belgian's aerial presence. That's our philosophy really, giving young players a chance together with the more experienced players, who have played around the ... Read More »

Too early to tell if Hurricane Jose could hit Florida


At 5 a.m. Monday Category 2 Jose was located a few hundred miles northeast of Grand Turk Island steadily moving toward the north northwest near 10 mph with maximum sustained winds of 105 mph. According to the Sentinel , most forecast models show Jose heading further into the Atlantic Ocean after making the clockwise loop. Jose won't lose much intensity during this loop to nowhere, as the storm will have plenty of warm water for fuel. Read More »

Antonio Conte Gives Updates on Eden Hazard, Tiemoue Bakayoko Fitness


Chelsea make their return to the group stages of the Champions League when they welcome Qarabag FK to Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night. Former Monaco star Bakayoko produced an excellent performance as Chelsea notched up their third Premier League win in a row with a 2-1 victory at Leicester City on Saturday. Read More »

Carrie Deklyen, Michigan Mother Who Denied Chemotherapy To Have Baby, Dies


An initial scan showed a mass in her brain, and doctors told her she had glioblastoma , one of the most aggressive forms of cancer. It was after Carrie enrolled in a clinical trial at the University of MI in Ann Arbor when doctors informed her she would need to "terminate her pregnancy" in order to receive cancer treatment, Carrie's sister-in-law, Sonya Nelson, told PEOPLE Friday . Read More »

Louisville Is Planning Something Special For Saturday's Game vs. Clemson


The Cardinals quarterback accounted for 525 total yards and six touchdowns in a 47-35 win over North Carolina. Jackson had 393 through the air with three scores and had 132 on the ground with three more TD's. 14 Louisville . He became only the second player in FBS history to accomplish that feat, joining Chase Clement, who did it in back-to-back games for Rice in 2007. Read More »

Hurricane Irma: Disruption to flights at Heathrow and Gatwick


Airport closures would be impacting American Airlines flights to Fort Myers, Tampa, Orlando and Tallahassee through Tuesday. The airline's telephone circuits overloaded and the carrier couldn't communicate with its flight crews. Central Florida airports are set to begin flights . Tampa's airport said it sustained "minimal damage" after recording sustained winds of 52 miles per hour and gusts up to 66 miles per hour as Irma blew through. Read More »

Matt Ryan leads Falcons to 23-17 win over Chicago Bears


Kendall Wright will likely become the go-to option in Chicago's passing attack, while Deonte Thompson and others should get additional targets if White is unavailable. Absolutely", Ryan said. "Are we gonna try to work on that? "But I like it". Yes, the stiff arm. He caught up to Hooper at the Bears' 32-yard line with a chance to stop the damage. Read More »