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Barcelona beat Las Palmas in empty Camp Nou

Barca came out for kick-off in their cavernous surroundings wearing shirts bearing the red and yellow stripes of the Catalan flag, removing them before kick-off to unveil Barca's traditional red and blue - avoiding a clash with Las Palmas' canary kits. Read More »

Lonzo Ball has indifferent pre-season debut for the Los Angeles Lakers


I was a little shocked a year ago (when the building was about half full) because when I played it was always playing with Kobe so we had crowds like this everywhere we went in preseason. "I can't really talk about the upcoming stuff, but more is to come". It's my first time playing against somebody else with this group. "I've got a vision for this year", LaVar said Thursday on the "Flagrant Two" podcast, according to Colin Ward-Henninger of CBS Sports . Read More »

Vettel, Verstappen, Raikkonen move on from Singapore F1 clash


Both Ferrari and Mercedes should be strong here, and it will be their last opportunity to spray champagne in Kuala Lumpur because after 18 years the race is falling off the calendar. "We knew when he started in F1 and started to win that he would become a formidable opponent, a record hunter". "Today we arrived and the auto was much better, it still looked like the Ferraris were a bit ahead so we had some big calls to make". Read More »

Rooney dropped to Everton bench for home game against Burnley


Walters has made only two substitute appearances for Burnley in the league since signing in the close season and Dyche said he would not set a timeline for the 34-year-old's return. Former England global Wayne Rooney injured his hand in that match but, with a subsequent scan showing no fracture, has been passed fit to play on Sunday, while Koeman has said James McCarthy needs Under-23's game time before he makes his first-team comeback from a knee injury. Read More »

Enable to jump from barrier two in Arc


The main French challenge is expected to come from Brametot (four), victor of the French Guineas and Derby, and Zarak, who is widest of all in 18. Unfortunately the wheels fell off in his prep race when he was slowly away and was eventually well beaten by Eminent at Deauville, when it subsequently emerged he had injured his back. Read More »

Barca match to be played behind closed doors amid Catalonia clashes


Barcelona has openly backed the referendum and criticized Spanish authorities trying to impede the vote that Spain's government considers illegal because questions of state should involve all Spaniards, not just those in one region. "No matter how far away the Gran Canaria Stadium is, we have never felt the least temptation to be part of a country other than this". "Today, what we do is very simple". Read More »

Carlo Ancelotti: Bayern Munich Sack Italian Manager


I know I will get criticism, that's fine. Speaking after Tuesday's defeat, Robben refused to say if the coach still had the support of his players, claiming any comments he made would be "one word too many" . "I think what we saw this evening [Wednesday] was not Bayern Munich". I think it's important to turn things around after this loss, to present as Bayern Munich and to show we are a team, [the one] which performed well in Europe and in Germany a year ago. Read More »

Chelsea vs Manchester City - English Premier League


Batshuayi isn't good enough to replace him, so Conte must instead use Eden Hazard or Pedro Rodriguez in a central role and hope for the best. In reality, Manchester City came to London and did what it's done in almost every Premier League match it's played this season: put on a complete performance, flying forward in attack and battening the hatches in defense. Read More »

Romelu Lukaku A 'Bargain' At £75m Says Roy Keane


Having also won the League Cup last season Young believes they have to realistically consider the prospect of challenging in all competitions, especially after the start they have got off to in the Premier League with 16 points from a possible 18 to be joint top with neighbours Manchester City . Read More »

No. 1 Crimson Tide routs Ole Miss


He later intercepted another pass and returned it 31 yards. Bama leads 21-0. "In particular, getting the ball to the running back out of the backfield- in a different way". He had a sack in the game against Ole Miss . "It's been flushed, but it's hardened me a little bit"'. "That created some problems". Andy Pappanastos missed a 40-yard field goal to give the Rebels a glimmer of hope. Read More »

Lahiri suffers Presidents Cup nightmare


Spieth and Reed, fresh off a 4 & 3 foursomes win over Day and Leishman, triumphed again in the afternoon despite Spieth's hotly debated disqualification from the 12th hole. He made some great birdies coming down the stretch, and they knocked us off". At 17, Hoffman chipped in from in front of the green before Lahiri poured in a 19-foot birdie putt to halve the hole. Read More »

Trump tweets anew about NFL players, national anthem protest


But I think those people fought for the opportunity to express themselves and for what it means to be American. "But I'm hoping he says something". Just when the racial problems seem to have settled down in the States in comes a racist president who stirs the pot up. Read More »

Manchester City's Benjamin Mendy faces seven months out - Guardiola

Manchester City left back Benjamin Mendy has ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, likely keeping the France global out for most of the season in his first year in English soccer. Per the report, Mendy had initial tests done on his knee in Manchester and flew to Barcelona to see a specialist. Coach Pep Guardiola had said after Tuesday's Champions League win over Shakhtar Donetsk that he feared Mendy's injury was more serious than thought. Read More »

In Dead Rubber, India Eye Number One Spot in ODI Rankings


However, Steve Smith's face an uphill task while taking on Virat Kohli & Co in the last encounter. 1 ranking after winning the Kolkata ODI but may lose the top spot if they lose today. They have not finished their innings well in the ODI series even after given some good starts. Although the openers fired, India did pull things back. Read More »

It's Been So Smooth - Former Manchester United Star Impressed With Squad Players

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has admitted that Paul Pogba's injury absence will be "long-term", with doubts emerging that the midfielder could be out of action until after the November worldwide break. "Without Zlatan, we can not rotate the striker, especially because Marcus Rashford is playing also in other positions", Jose Mourinho was quoted as saying."So until the moment we have Zlatan, we can not think about giving rest to our number nine (Lukaku) the same way we give in ... Read More »

Bayern Munich part company with coach Carlo Ancelotti after PSG defeat


I think it's important to turn things around after this loss, to present as Bayern Munich and to show we are a team, [the one] which performed well in Europe and in Germany previous year. Earlier on Wednesday night, Ancelotti, a three-time Champions League victor, said he was "still convinced it was good line-up but the situation of the game was against us". Read More »

Man City's show of force thrills Guardiola


Former Spain midfielder Guardiola is in his second season with City after successful spells at Barcelona and Bayern Munich. "I'm so satisfied because we won in a way that we tried from the beginning". Guardiola's hopes of leading City to glory are boosted by a lethal attack which has already notched four more goals than any other Premier League side. Read More »

Presidents Cup bracing for Trump show at Liberty National


That was the only disappointment for the hosts and holders, though, as Justin Thomas and Rickie Fowler saw off Branden Grace and Louis Oosthuizen 3 and 2. He and Day were 1 up with two holes to play when Leishman missed the fairway on the 17th hole and they made bogey. Lefty atoned with a 93-yard approach at 15 for a Kisner tap-in birdie-3 from 26 inches to go 2 UP, but Grillo almost aced the par-3 16th, leaving a kick-in 2 from 23 inches for Vegas to climb back to 1 DOWN. Read More »

3 takeaways from win over SC

Both teams faced the danger of losing their Week 4 matchup with Texas A&M winning an emotional overtime game against Arkansas 50-43, while SC inched out a victory versus Louisiana Tech at home 17-16. Defense wins games and Texas A&M needed every bit of it on Saturday night. But he also sports three completions of at least 50 yards. " Christian Kirk is as good of a player as there is in college football as far as a returner and receiver", Muschamp said. Read More »

Wenger delivers latest Arsenal injury update ahead of Brighton clash


Arsenal are now on a run of five wins and a draw, at Chelsea , compared with one win in four before the transfer window closed. The Gunners have not won the Premier League title since their famous unbeaten triumph in the 2003-04 campaign, but they have won the FA Cup in three of the last four years. Read More »

All Blacks beat Argentina 36-10 in scrappy Rugby Championship clash


New Zealand, who have won 24 and drawn one of their previous 25 tests against Argentina , can retain the title if they win before closing the championship against South Africa on October 7. New Zealand: 15 Damian McKenzie, 14 Waisake Naholo, 13 Anton Lienert-Brown, 12 Sonny Bill Williams, 11 Rieko Ioane, 10 Beauden Barrett, 9 Aaron Smith, 8 Kieran Read (captain), 7 Matt Todd, 6 Vaea Fifita, 5 Scott Barrett, 4 Luke Romano, 3 Nepo Laulala, 2 Dane Coles, 1 Kane Hames. Read More »

Florida State beats Wake Forest on last-minute TD


The FSU defense forced a three and out on the Wake Forest possession and got the ball with 4:58 left in the game. FSU coach Jimbo Fisher didn't care, either, calling it "just the next step" for a team that desperately needed to take one. Read More »

Troy upsets LSU in Death Valley


It was also a homecoming game and quarterbacks Jarrett Lee and Jordan Jefferson led the Tigers to a 40-31 comeback win. He is now 2-for-5 this season. PLAY OF THE GAME: Battle's forced fumble of Chunn recovered by White was LSU's first - and only - takeaway of the game and came after LSU turned it over inside the Troy 10. Read More »

Romine plays all nine positions for Tigers


He allowed four hits, two after the first inning , four walks and a run. Starting catcher Bryan Holaday moved to second base. And, bonus, he got Sano to ground out to third on a 3-1 pitch. He hustled to dive head first back into the base and avoid an out, climbing to his feet with a wide grin on his face as the rest of the team razzed him from the dugout. Read More »