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Prediction: Chelsea vs Manchester City

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It's the last round of matches before the global break and what a note to end on: Chelsea vs. Manchester City . The squad arrived back in London around 4am yesterday and were back in light training this afternoon already. Chelsea did the double over Guardiola's side last season and are now third in the league on 13 points after six games. Determined to repay Conte's faith after spending much of his time in Madrid on the bench, Morata said: "I came to Chelsea because one club and one ... Read More »

Man Utd's Pogba has long-term injury - Mourinho

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He cannot play tomorrow and it's not an injury that I can have the hope like I can have with Valencia or Jones", Mourinho told the gathered media when quizzed about the £89m star during his weekly press conference on Friday. Pogba's injury is an added blow to the club's midfield with Fellaini and Carrick also set to be out for a short term due to recent injuries of their own, leaving a thin set of players for Mourinho to select from. Read More »

Parkway High School Threatens Students Who Don't Stand For Anthem

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In a letter to students and parents, Parkway High School Principal Waylon Bates said that the school "requires student athletes to stand in a respectful manner" and warned students who don't bend to the rule would be punished with a loss of playing time or "removal from the team". Read More »

Bayern Munich sack Italian coach Ancelotti

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The German giants were comfortably beaten in Paris, leading to further speculation regarding Ancelotti's future following a less than ideal start to the campaign which has seen Bayern beaten at Hoffenheim and held at home by Wolfsburg. "What we've seen tonight was not Bayern Munich ", he said. By Bayern's exceptionally high standards they've endured a slow start to the new league season, with the club third in the league behind leaders Dortmund and Hoffenheim on 12 points from six games. Read More »

Jerry Jones: Cowboys' display could be 'template' for NFL

Trump says that when players kneel during the anthem "they're not respecting our country". The President then explained that the Cowboys will be standing for the Anthem. "Our players wanted to make a statement about unity and we wanted to make a statement about equality", Jones said after the game. American Idol victor and Arizona native Jordin Sparks sang the national anthem and included an understated message in her performance. Read More »

Hazard to sign new bumper deal with Chelsea

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Morata's strike against Atletico was his seventh in eight matches since joining Chelsea and he has quickly established himself as a firm favourite with Blues fans. Yes, it's physical. And it's the league with the most teams who can win the title". Chelsea face a quick turnaround after their exploits in Madrid with a mammoth clash against Premier League leaders Manchester City looming on Saturday at Stamford Bridge. Read More »

Murray may star in Cubs film

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Murray is a big fan of the Cubs but it's unknown if he has actually joined the film or not. "Are you serious?" Maddon reacted when told about it, according to CSN Chicago . Murray has not commented on the potential role, but Maddon has and he thinks it's an "awesome" idea. They may want to get the ball rolling on this film soon, because the Cubs are back in the postseason and ready to potentially make some more history. Read More »

Is Judwaa 2 all set to become Varun Dhawan's biggest hit yet?

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Their ideal comic timing and dialogue delivery is something to watch out for in Judwaa 2. The movie is also expected to do good business at the box-office because of the long-weekend. How they come in face to face and deals with their twin-hood, Judwaa 2 is the story about that. The moment when the original Judwaa Salman Khan will meet the Judwaa 2 actor Varun Dhawan on screen, it will make for a whistle-worthy moment in theaters. Read More »

We feel ready to face Chelsea, says Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan

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He ranks third in the entire Premier League for chances created from open play and joint-top for clear-cut chances created. "In the past, last season, we did not have that". But who else will feature in Chelsea's starting XI against Manchester City? "It doesn't matter, the next time he is going to score a goal - that [record] is going to happen". Read More »

Iowa State unveils new helmet logo for Texas game

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This game, especially considering where it's being played, has the potential to see the Longhorns go down at the hands of the Cyclones. The Texas Longhorns will look to rebound from their narrow loss to USC when they visit Ames, Iowa, for a matchup against the Iowa State Cyclones. Read More »

Man City star Aguero involved in Amsterdam vehicle crash

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The Argentine was a passenger in a taxi en route to Amsterdam to fly back to Manchester after attending a concert by Colombian singer Maluma on Thursday night. Aguero is said to have been taken to the emergency ward with broken ribs and is facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines. However, there has been no confirmation from Manchester City or the Argentina national team yet. Read More »

Denver Broncos: "Starting Sunday, we'll be standing together"

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With so many active-duty and retired members of the military in the Denver and Colorado Springs area - which includes Fort Carson, Buckley Air Force Base and the Air Force Academy - many Broncos players had made it clear after last Sunday's game that it was not a protest of the military. Read More »

Yankees open game with back-to-back HRs

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NOTES: Asked about the fictional press conference in the dugout following a home run by 2B Starlin Castro on Wednesday, manager Joe Girardi said: "Pretty clever". Bird has posted an RBI and extra-base hit for six games in a row. Faria, who missed a month with an abdominal strain, makes his first start since August 16 with Alex Cobb scratched due to workload issues. Read More »

Lloris: Kane Is Full Of Potential

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The room isn't built yet but hopefully it will be soon. Asked where he keeps the matchballs, he said: "At the moment they're at home in bags and cupboards waiting to be put up". Harry is a striker, a killer. Kane's Spurs tally now stands at 108 goals from 173 appearances. "Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are on a different level, they have showed this over the last five to 10 years". Read More »

Manchester United rocks CSKA Moscow in Russia

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In some cases a selection of your comments will be published, displaying your name as you provide it and location , unless you state otherwise. "We are going to have a team with quality, with balance and to try to win the match which is our objective". Read More »

Davante Adams conscious, hospitalized after vicious hit in Packers-Bears game

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Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams suffered a head and neck injury in the third quarter of Thursday night's game against the Chicago Bears when he absorbed a hit from Danny Trevathan . Trevathan led with the crown of his helmet and hit Adams high and hard. On a third-and-goal from the 16-yard line, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers dropped back and connected with Adams over the middle, but short of the end zone. Read More »

Packers call for unity ahead of Green Bay vs. Chicago matchup

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With another game to come on Thursday Night Football - involving one of the leagues's most popular teams, the Green Bay Packers - the answer to one question seems unclear: Are the Packers protesting during the national anthem? "Join us this Thursday by locking arms with whoever you're with, stranger or loved one, wherever you are - intertwined and included - in this moment of unification". Read More »

Twins magic number down to 1 as they beat Indians 8

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We may never truly know what the Twins may have gotten in return for a deal involving Dozier. Moments after the Angels lost - and nearly two hours after they were beaten - Minnesota's players, coaches and manager Paul Molitor celebrated in their clubhouse with champagne and beer, dousing each other during a party that didn't seem possible just a few months ago. Read More »

Adam Silver Discusses Anthem Protests, Warriors Skipping White House, More

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Silver added that with around 25 percent of players being worldwide the anthem serves as a chance for players on both teams to have a moment of reflection even if it doesn't represent a moment of patriotism. The NBA already heard directly from Trump last weekend. On Thursday, Silver lauded the league's players for their social activism and community outreach. Read More »

Arsenal youngster Willock thankful Wenger trusts him

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Scherbitiski made amends on one particular occasion to tip away another Walcott effort away at full-stretch to temporarily deny his hat-trick. Jack Wilshere was pulling the strings in midfield and nearly set up another with a wonderful inside pass to Ainsley Maitand-Niles out wide. Read More »

City confirm Mendy has ruptured ligaments

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The France left-back suffered the injury against Crystal Palace last weekend in what was only his fifth appearance for City since moving from Monaco in the summer. The City boss said afterwards that Mendy was facing a much longer absence than originally thought. As City's top option at the left-back position―and the only real specialist―Mendy was a highly anticipated arrival this summer. Read More »

Obama, Bush and Clinton appear together at Presidents Cup

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That could be bad news for the global side. Steve Stricker , captain of the US Presidents Cup team taking on an worldwide team in the biennial match play contest, said he and his players had discussed the matter and opted to recognize the anthem in the traditional way - standing with caps off and hands on hearts. Read More »

National Basketball Association passes draft lottery reform at Board of Governor's meeting

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While NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and the league's front office pushed for adopting this reform, it is not popular with all team executives, especially ones playing in small and mid-markets. The draft lottery reform will be implemented for the 2019 draft while the new resting regulations will take place moving forward. "These changes were necessary to improve the competitive incentives for our teams", NBA President of Operations Byron Spruell said in a statement. Read More »