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Iwobi Celebrates Nigeria's Independence Anniversary With Goal

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Why? Reflecting on his 21 years at Arsenal modest Wenger explained how he has survived two decades at one of the world's biggest clubs, saying: "I've kept my focus on the job and in 21 years you have good and bad times". Iwobi delivered 10 minutes into the second half, lashing his first Gunners goal since January high past Ryan from close range after Alexis Sanchez's backheel befuddled Brighton's defence. Read More »

Mitchell Trubisky's keys to succeeding as the Bears' starting QB

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Trubisky, the second overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft , wowed fans and pundits alike with an impressive preseason performance, but the stakes are much higher now. The Houston Texans have found instant success with rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson , and Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott took home the NFL's Offensive Rookie of the Year award last season. Read More »

Athletics: Justin Gatlin left off IAAF shortlist for best athlete

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Three men and three women finalists are expected to be announced by the IAAF, before winners for the 2017 World Athletes of the Year Athletics Awards 2017 are announced in Monaco on November 24. The women's list includes comeback queen Sally Pearson of Australia, the 100m hurdles champion, and South Africa's Caster Semenya , the victor of the 800m. Read More »

Promoted: Japanese Grand Prix preview with F1 Experiences

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And Wolff says he takes no satisfaction from the points gained over Vettel and Ferrari in the drivers' and constructors' championships when he believes they were the result of misfortune, having seen Kimi Raikkonen fail to start from second place on the grid. Read More »

LaVar Ball to home school son LaMelo for next two years

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LaMelo is considered one of the nation's top high school recruits and has committed to play at UCLA , where his brother Lonzo played last season. LaVar will take over LaMelo's training, telling Sondheimer he's "going to make him the best basketball player ever". Read More »

Cards LB Markus Golden has torn ACL, will miss rest of season

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When linebacker Markus Golden was initially injured on Sunday in the Arizona Cardinals victory over the San Francisco 49ers , it didn't look too good. Golden had 11 tackles this season but he didn't record any sacks after posting 12.5 in his second National Football League season previous year. Golden has 11 tackles this season and 93 with 16.5 sacks in 35 career contests since being selected with a second-round pick by Arizona in the 2015 draft. Read More »

Russell Westbrook addresses the timing of his extension signing

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It's impossible to know more since the trio hasn't played a single preseason game together, but there's one factor to keep in mind: finances. It remains to be seen if Westbrook's early commitment makes George more willing to stay long-term, but the combination of Westbrook, Adams and Oladipo's $21 million annual salary would have created a more burdensome foundation without as much upside. Read More »

Major offseason need for every 2017 MLB non-playoff team

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We already know the Dodgers starters, despite not racking up innings pitched, have one of the best starting rotations entering the 2017 playoffs. The Rockies' progress in 2017 is nothing compared to that of the team that will be hosting them for the NL Wild Card on Wednesday. Read More »

Ferrari identify Vettel engine problem

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I think tomorrow is a long race, it's going to be tough for tyres and I think we should have a very good vehicle tomorrow. Vettel is now set to start the race from the grid as the team did not break parc ferme procedure. "On paper the Ferrari is the fastest auto, followed by the Red Bull and then us". "Stroll is not looking where he is going!" "We can see from the telemetry that I don't do anything wrong or different to Daniel. Read More »

Harry Kane targets permanent Three Lions captaincy role

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Free-scoring Spurs striker Harry Kane , along with club-mates Dele Alli and Eric Dier, will have a key influence over how England fair in Russian Federation and all three players have made giant strides under Pochettino. Harry Kane says he feels like one of England's leaders as he bids to be named the permanent replacement for Wayne Rooney as captain. "I have never been an advocate of strikers being captain", Robson wrote in The Daily Mail . Read More »

Braves GM John Coppolella resigned due to an Major League Baseball investigation

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In 2015, he was promoted to general manager after the team let Frank Wren go. The offseason moves were for naught, as Colon and Garcia were both ditched midseason and the bullpen once again ranked as one of the league's worst. Alas, Coppolella seems to be taking the fall for the front office as it has been confirmed that the team is under investigation for breaking rules related to recent global signings. Read More »

Jim Harbaugh names starting QB for Michigan State game

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Well, the wait is over and on Monday, Harbaugh told media members that John O'Korn will make the start against the Spartans this coming Saturday night at Michigan Stadium. O'Korn battled for the starting role with Speight in preseason, but Speight won the top spot again. Speight was 44-for-81 passing with 581 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions this year after totaling 2,538 yards, 18 touchdowns and picks a year ago. Read More »

Mourinho: Other players must 'step up' for Man United

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But Matic admits to have been playing through the pain barriers, an admission which comes while Paul Pogba sits on the sidelines with a long-term hamstring injury. And we arrive at the global break in a very good moment, scoring a lot of goals, not conceding in different competitions, so we know we have a good start but as well the manager is telling us all the time, and we know it, that it's just the beginning and we need to keep calm". Read More »

Jose Mourinho: Manchester United star Marouane Fellaini has proved fans wrong

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United turn up, they dismantle a team, they go home, Marcus Rashford destroys a hapless right-back before being subbed for Anthony Martial who devours what's left of the said right back's carcass. While that was Mata's opening goal of the season, Fellaini took his tally to four by registering twice against Palace. "We have to wait for them and hope there are not many problems". Read More »

Alabama Crimson Tide takes on Ole Miss

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Shea Patterson has already had two 400-yard passing games. Apparently Hand was cut blocked by Ole Miss . "They schemed it a little bit". The Rebels are giving up an average of 184 yards per game on the ground. "On area we must improve on is eye discipline", he said. "We can't sustain drives, we can't hold on to the ball if we don't get better on third down". Read More »

OJ Simpson Released From Nevada Prison

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Furthermore, he apparently plans to get an iPhone and get familiar with technology, which wasn't as prevelant when he was sent to prison in 2008, his attorney said. Simpson's attorney, Malcolm Lavergne says it's still up in the air as to when that could happen. A close Simpson friend, Tom Scotto , said Simpson is scheduled to be released "shortly after" October 1. Read More »

Farhad Moshiri: "Ronald Koeman has my total support"

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Niasse two goals in the game against Bournemouth was his first in the Premier League for Everton since joining them in 2016. "I like the team and my players. Former Arsenal and England centre-back Matthew Upson believes Ronald Koeman must be given time at Everton and fully expects the Toffees to click soon. Read More »

Pogba's hamstring injury is 'long-term', admits Mourinho

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But since Pogba's absence, Fellaini has turned in a run of form which has had Jose Mourinho delivering countless superlatives, and on Saturday he netted twice as United brushed aside Premier League bottom-dwellers Crystal Palace 4-0 at Old Trafford . Read More »

I Will Give My Best To Liverpool - Philippe Coutinho

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While the Merseyside club believe a switch would make it extremely hard for away supporters to attend the high-profile match, Klopp also feels the number of fixtures Liverpool would play in such a short space of time would affect the quality of the product screened on televisions. Read More »

Premier League 'Big Six' want more TV rights money

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Garth Crooks believes that the Premier League title race is going to come down to a straight shootout between Chelsea , Manchester United and Manchester City . Under pressure from the six richest clubs, the chairman has proposed ending the equal sharing of global broadcasting income. They are arguing that the sharing arrangement helps them to sign high-quality players and keep the league, as Scudamore describes it, "competitive and compelling" and therefore attractive on TV. Read More »

Álvaro Morata injury 'not serious' - much to Chelsea's relief

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is reportedly looking to leave Stamford Bridge at the end of this season. It wasn't simple, but it was easier. "Here, from last season to this season, you have big teams - and now they are bigger". "Moses played two whole games against Stoke [City] and Atletico, [Marcos] Alonso played one and a half games, because against Stoke I changed him after 10 minutes. Read More »

NFL Players Kneel Again After Trump Insists Protests End

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I'm having a little trouble with our priorities here. Players are reacting strongly to Trump for what he said during and after a political rally (he knows the election is over, right?) in Huntsville, Alabama, on September 22. "That has nothing to do with me", Cincinnati defensive back Adam "Pacman" Jones said after the Bengals beat the Browns 31-7. You might be surprised by the answer. Read More »

Paul Dunne wins British Masters as Rory McIlroy posts stunning 63

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He didn't let the occasion get to him and it's well deserved". It was very impressive'. Richie Ramsay , who started the day a shot off the lead, finished joint-eighth after he had to settle for a 69 in the company of Dunne. The four-time major champion, looking for his first victory of a disappointing year , shot a 63 of his own and was just one behind Dunne when he walked off the final green. Read More »

Jose Mourinho reacts to Romelu Lukaku's goal-scoring record at Manchester United

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As ever, though, there was still time for Lukaku to make his mark, and the 24-year-old tapped in from close range towards the end of the game to match Cole's long-standing record. "You look at his record at Everton , and he's gone to a much better team. He was a bargain at £75 million, it was obvious he was going to score goals", he told ITV . Read More »

Chelsea fell to Manchester City at home

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Having won the Serie A title in each of his three seasons as Juventus coach, Conte knows what it takes to achieve sustained league success but he believes the vast sums spent by both Manchester clubs this summer make the feat more hard to repeat in England. Read More »

Dolphins offense turns in another dismal performance in loss to Saints

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The renew protests came after President Trump tweeted yesterday calling on players to stand and "respect our flag". The Dolphins were also without cornerback Byron Maxwell , who injured a hamstring in the team's walk-through on Saturday and was replaced by rookie Cordrea Tankersley, a third-round pick out of Clemson who was inactive for the Dolphins' first two games. Read More »