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Tampa Bay Rays vs. New York Yankees


Displaced but not daunted, the Tampa Bay Rays hung tough in their temporary home. NY began Tuesday four games ahead of the Twins for the first AL wild card. Alex Colome earned his major-league-leading 44th save with a flawless ninth. "We feel like we have the talent here to get hot". Rays manager Kevin Cash says "from what I've heard, the Trop had some minor damages" and adds "I'm optimistic that we'll get there". Read More »

Champions League: Pogba sidelined for weeks after hamstring injury against Basle

United boss Jose Mourinho was unable to give a definitive update on Pogba's injury, admitting he does not yet know the full extent of the injury before a scan on Wednesday. "So if no Paul for Sunday, we have [Ander] Herrera, we have [Michael] Carrick , we have [Marouane] Fellaini and we have [Nemanja] Matic". The Brazilian impressed during pre-season, but did not make the match day squad for any of United's first three games. Read More »

Marc Topkin's takeaways from Tuesday's Rays-Yankees game


Chase Headley, who was rested Monday, is likely to bring a nine-game hitting streak into the second of three contests against the Rays at the home of the New York Mets , where the series was moved because of Hurricane Irma . The start was the second shortest of the year for Archer, who exited with a tight right forearm in his previous outing September 2 after giving up two homers without recording an out. Read More »

Miami asks NFL to move Saints-Dolphins game from London; league responds


There was a fallback plan to practice in West Virginia next week if necessary. The Dolphins are now in Southern California, where they are practicing at Oxnard. Other players who had already left the state in advance of Irma are also arriving in Los Angeles. They play at the Jets the following week and in London against the Saints on October 1. Read More »

Texans will start Deshaun Watson in Week 2


He finished the contest 12-of-23 for 102 yards, a touchdown, and an interception in the loss. Unfortunately for Watson , it was a little too late to bring the Texans from behind to win this game against the visiting Jaguars . Watson was dealing with an ankle injury during practice Tuesday, but he is still expected to start. "I try not to look too far into the future". "I just didn't do a good enough job". Read More »

Patrick leaving Stewart-Haas Racing


Patrick, in her statement, said it was an "honor" to drive for the team over the past six seasons, citing a Daytona 500 pole and seven top-10 finishes. Yet Patrick, who has no career top 5 finishes, somehow has maintained her ride up until now despite her continuous lackluster performances. Earlier this season she told "I said this a year ago, it's not any fun to run 20th or 25th". Read More »

Jon Jones's "B" Sample Tests Positive for Performance-Enhancing Substance


This comes after Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting reported on September 1 Jones passed a blood test in the immediate aftermath of UFC 214 on July 29. He now faces a maximum suspension of four years. The result was likely expected by Jones and his team following the positive test from the "A" sample but now the reigning light heavyweight champion will begin his adjudication process. Read More »

Arsenal can win the Premier League this season - Wenger


Former Red Devils chairman Martin Edwards wrote in his new autobiography that United sounded out the Frenchman - who has been in charge at Arsenal for two decades - about replacing legendary boss Alex Ferguson when the Scot announced he was to retire at the end of the 2001-2002 season. Read More »

Liverpool Fans Blast Jurgen Klopp for One Main Reason


The Reds boss opted to hand the Estonia global his first Premier League appearance of the 2017-18 season for the trip to their title rivals at the Etihad Stadium. Meanwhile Klopp admitted that his players have many lessons to learn in the wake of their 5-0 hammering at the hands of City. Guardiola , whose side went top by a point over city rivals Manchester United , who play Stoke later, said thankfully Ederson emerged relatively unscathed. Read More »

Diego Costa Wrap Up Deal — Atletico Madrid

In addition, the move would become the most expensive in Atleti's history. "I'm not saying his Chelsea career will be exclusively judged on the Champions League but it will play a part in what legacy he builds at Stamford Bridge". Since, Costa has repeatedly expressed desire to return to Madrid throughout the summers. In three seasons with Chelsea , Costa has helped the club win a League Cup and two Premier League trophies. Read More »

Neymar refuses to shake Anthony Ralston's hand after PSG hammer Celtic


A CELTIC supporter has been arrested after he invaded the pitch and tried to kick Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe . "I hope it will serve as a lesson for everyone", the 24-year-old said. "We always have to be competitive and we weren't for that first period but the second half was much better and the supporters acknowledged that". Three goals in the last eight minutes from Barca, including two from new PSG forward Neymar and a 95th-minute victor from Sergi Roberto, crushed ... Read More »

Real Madrid Star Marco Asensio Not Interested in Joining PSG


Asensio said the Frenchman had compared him to Barcelona maestro Messi, who is arguably the best player in the world. 'We thought it was unusual that Neymar left Barcelona , ' he said. The 21-year-old has burst into the Real team since returning from a loan spell with Espanyol during the 2015-16 season. He is a player for the future and he is going to give us a lot to be happy about. Read More »

Paul Pogba injury: Steven Gerrard fears the worst for Man Utd superstar

The Brazilian impressed during pre-season, but did not make the match day squad for any of United's first three games. We don't cry with injuries, yesterday we had a huge attack on our players but we go with what he have. "The players probably felt the game was over at 2-0, but you have to respect the opponent". Manchester United's most expensive player donned a new trim during the draw against Stoke last weekend, complete with a red streak on the side. Read More »

ESPN's Jemele Hill: Trump Is A 'White Supremacist' And Unfit For Office


On Tuesday, ESPN issued a statement regarding those tweets: "The comments on Twitter from Jemele Hill regarding the President do not represent the position of ESPN". Some felt the punishment was too harsh for something expressed off-air. Her mention of Trump ended up catching the attention of several conservative media outlets, including the Federalist, the Daily Caller and Breitbart, which claims ESPN would've fired her if she were conservative and said such a thing about a liberal ... Read More »

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech: Alexis will quickly silence the boos


However, Guardiola claims Arsenal wanted to make a swap deal which would have seen Raheem Sterling move to the Emirates, and the Spaniard was not in favour of that proposal. "Sometimes people say "he does this, he does that" but I think in a way, he is a guy who plays with all his passion and all his heart". "I don't know what's going to happen in the wintertime or next season", said Guardiola, whose side face Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday. Read More »

Chainsmokers apologise for Chinese dog meat gag


Well I don't know if I'd bring her to China , ' he said as he left out an awkward laugh. The Chainsmokers have apologized for their comments about China . We would never intentionally do anything ot upset our fans and we apologise if we offended anyone. The website explains that an estimated 10 million dogs are killed each year for their meat in China. Read More »

Philippe Coutinho to miss Liverpool clash against Manchester City


Klopp says that he is set for Champions League duty this week. Mohamed Salah is uncertain to feature for Liverpool when they lock horns with Sevilla in the Champions League at Anfield. "I would like to win that game", Salah said on Liverpool's official website . They further claim that Liverpool were willing to sell Coutinho over the summer but that Barcelona weren't willing to meet the English club's unreasonable asking price-continuing a lie established by the Barcelona ... Read More »

Wenger Hails Arsenal's 'Serious Performance' Vs Bournemouth, Backs Sanchez To Impress


Hector Bellerin reverted to his natural right-sided spot in the defence following Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's Deadline Day move to Liverpool , which allowed Sead Kolasinac to slot-in on the opposite flank, and had a solid game. Some Arsenal fans voiced their displeasure at Sanchez's apparent desire to leave for City but Wenger has called on the player to silence any criticism with good performances. Read More »

Tata Steel UK's pensions deal approved by regulator


The New BSPS will go ahead only if certain qualifying conditions are met. "The BSPS Trustee will, in due course, communicate with all scheme members about the separation and the proposed new scheme", it said. "The net financial impact of the RAA including the payment of the agreed 550 million pound settlement amount will be reflected in the Q2 FY18 financials for the company", he added. Read More »

LA Lakers Retiring BOTH of Kobe Bryant's Numbers!


Of course, Bryant dominated in both numbers. winning 3 National Basketball Association championships in #8 (2000, 2001, 2002) and 2 in #24 (2009, 2010). The question of which of Bryant's jersey number will be retired has been the subject of much speculation since before he even stopped playing. When asked previous year which number he'll retire, Bryant told ESPN .com, "Whichever number is chosen, it'll be pretty hard for someone else to wear the other one". Read More »

Warriors, Rakuten Agree to Reported $20 Million Per Year Jersey Sponsorship


The company has made a big splash this summer in terms of entering partnerships with major sports franchises, as it signed a four-year, $235 million kit deal with FC Barcelona in July, per Rovell. "Like FC Barcelona, the iconic soccer club we partner with, the Warriors are innovators in their sport that have helped create a more handsome game through a distinct style of unselfish, teamwork-oriented play". Read More »

ESPN's Sergio Dipp Struggles as Sideline Reporter in First MNF Appearance


There was just something endearing about him. If the instantly viral awkwardness of Sergio Dipp were created to distract from the anticipated Rex Ryan debut, ESPN outdid itself. It was Dipp's only report of the game, but it made him a trending topic online - but users on Twitter wanted more. Dipp made it a little worse by tweeting out a rambling explanation. Read More »

Who can replace Messi and Ronaldo? The Champions League's next gen

United also face the likes of Benfica and CSKA Moscow in their Champions League group, and will be hopeful of finishing in first place after the initial six games are over. I am very happy to see him on the pitch again. Victor Lindelof and Chris Smalling had been twiddling their thumbs while centre-backs Eric Bailly and Phil Jones made a confident start to the season, but the chinks in that particular armour were ruthlessly exposed by... Read More »