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Empty stadium a protest not security related: Barcelona boss

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More than 300 people were hurt in battles with the police Sunday during the referendum. Making a statement of its own, Las Palmas' players had the Spanish flag embroidered onto their shirts ahead of the match. At least 91 people have been injured as Spanish riot police fired rubber bullets and forced their way into activist-held polling stations over an independence referendum for Catalonia deemed illegal by the Spanish government. Read More »

Conor McGregor has a $10 million Mayweather complaint

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Kevin Lee is taking a big step up in competition in the main event of UFC 216 . Malignaggi sparred with McGregor in the build-up to the double UFC champion's so-called "Money Fight" against Floyd Mayweather . "Look, I've got the UFC title to defend and that means something to me". Anything else, with as far as him trying to fight Nate and everything else, that's the b--s-- rankings and everything else that the UFC stands for just [going] out the window, man. Read More »

Many Americans Side With President Trump On NFL Anthem Protests

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These players are exercising their right to speak out against the systemic injustice permitted by the nation for which the flag stands. Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers kneels in protest during the national anthem prior to playing the Los Angeles Rams in their NFL game at Levi's Stadium on September 12, 2016 in Santa Clara, California. Read More »

Wade excited to be reunited with bosom buddy James

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Wade , who was set to earn $23.8 million this season, gave about $8 million back to the Bulls and instead signed a deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers for $2.3 million. "He knew I could help this team in some way". Again, I'm wishing Wade nothing but the best moving forward...but let's leave the past in the past. Read More »

Toni Kroos: I was right to leave Bayern Munich for Real Madrid

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The technician, of 72 years, lived precisely in whole Bavarian his last experience in benches. Guide to Bavaria after the defeat 0:3 in the group stage match of the Champions League against PSG suddenly made a decision to dismiss Carlo Ancelotti and the acting head coach was appointed Willy Sagnol . Read More »

Cam Newton laughs at female reporter following her question

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Q: I know you take a lot of pride in seeing receivers play well. The female reporter, Jourdan Rodrigue of the Charlotte Observer , was asking the 2015 NFL MVP how he felt about his wide receivers playing well, particularly Devin Funchess embracing the physicality of his routes and gaining extra yards. Read More »

Las Vegas shooting victim's romantic proposal on 'dream holiday' to New Zealand

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She worked there for 10 years "and will be greatly missed", the department said in a statement. After the shooting, and when Richardson couldn't get in contact with Parker, Richardson reached out to another friend of Parker's. Dana Gardner was an employee for California's San Bernardino County for 26 years and most recently worked as a deputy recorder, the San Bernardino Sun reported. Read More »

In Honor of Rock Legend Tom Petty

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Petty - known for hits such as " American Girl ", "Don't Come Around Here No More " and "I Won't Back Down" - just last week had wrapped up a tour to mark 40 years of his band the Heartbreakers. We're all older now. "But this keeps us young". "Then we'd stop. I think that would be the end of it, if someone couldn't do it". "I used to have these soul searching nights where I'd lie awake and think, 'When it's all over, all you're gonna leave behind is the records, '" said Petty back in 1981. Read More »

New Halo Mixed-Reality Experience Announced

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The company released a statement on their decision to partner with Microsoft , reassuring their user-base that the fundamental service would still remain the same. This is a tad higher than the 1,400 x 1,400 pixels, 95-degree field of view you'd find on the Rift or the Vive. Cortana will also be supported. Keep in mind Microsoft's mixed reality platform is a mix between augmented reality and virtual reality. Read More »

Southampton's Van Dijk still open to transfer

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However, Southampton were adamant about not letting the 26-year-old leave the club in the last transfer window. Van Dijk was left out of Southampton's first-team squad by manager Mauricio Pellegrino after the Dutch worldwide handed in a transfer request following interest from Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City in the transfer window. Read More »

EPL clubs confirm attendance at Premier League Live Bengaluru

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When asked about his relationship with United boss Mourinho , Lindelof added: "It's between me and him". The FC panel debate if Arsenal will make a legitimate push for the Premier League's top four this season. As reported by the Lancashire Telegraph , he said: "do I think it should be an even split?" The Foxes failed to earn their first win since a 2-0 victory over Brighton and Hove Albion on August 26; they are now in 17th place with just five points. Read More »

Premier League to decide on new TV money plan

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Manchester City , Manchester United , Tottenham, Chelsea , Arsenal and Liverpool - are thought to be behind the push to change the current system. Domestic rights are now split dependent on the popularity of each club, but with the Premier League overseas income rising quicker than domestic income, the gap between the top six and the rest would grow even quicker if a similar deal was signed. Read More »

Pat Nevin predicts where Chelsea, Man United will finish this season

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So when speaking with local journalists this Monday, Mourinho was asked about the matches against the Eagles , but still claimed they will be the toughest opponents in the group. Under the current rules, the league's growing overseas broadcast revenues are shared evenly but the so-called "Big Six" - Manchester United , Liverpool , Arsenal, Chelsea , Manchester City and Tottenham - believe they should get a bigger share due to their greater popularity abroad. Read More »

Dane Paterson finds place in the Proteas ODI squad against Bangladesh

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With Morne Morkel not considered for selection due to his injury in the first Test, Paterson - who was drafted into the Test squad as his replacement - earned his maiden call-up to the ODI side. Kagiso Rabada will spearhead the attack which, aside from Paterson, includes Andile Phehlukwayo, Wayne Parnell, Dwaine Pretorius and Imran Tahir. Temba Bavuma and Dane Paterson have been roped in the side whereas JP Duminy holds onto his spot despite going almost a year without scoring a fifty in ... Read More »

Virat Kohli's Message For The Indian Football Team Ahead Of Mega Tournament

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Once there, they hit their stride, defeating Cameroon 4-0 and the hosts 5-0, the latter result securing their spot as the first African side on the plane to India 2017. For four years continuously, the only thing on Harmanpreet Singh's mind was lifting the World Cup. They won their other titles in 1993 (Japan), 2007 (Korea Republic), 2013 (UAE) and 2015 (Chile). Read More »

Is Harry Kane world class?

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The discussion as to whether Kane is world class or not has started once again as he struck his sixth Premier League goal of the season on Saturday, taking his tally for club and country to 13 in September alone. Fellow Premier League superstar Eden Hazard could also be on Zidane's shopping list, but the Chelsea and Belgium winger looks more likely to snub a move to Spain and sign a new deal worth £290,000-a-week pay package to become Premier League's top earner. Read More »

Scalise: Getting Shot Makes Me Support the Second Amendment Even More

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He rejected calls for new gun restrictions to limit access to military-style weaponry used by a Nevada gunman to kill 59 people and wound more than 520 other concert goers a block away from a 32nd-floor hotel room. Murphy said he would introduce a new background check bill and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi also urged passage of legislation toughening checks on gun sales. Read More »

Man United's Jose Mourinho has road in his hometown named after him

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Despite coaching in Manchester and having a family home in London, Mourinho still returns to Setubal regularly because, he says, it is the one place his "Special One" persona does not follow him. "I think I'm a special one". Mourinho, who took charge of Manchester United past year, is yet to oversee a defeat this season as his team are 10 games unbeaten in all competitions. Read More »

Carmelo Anthony's first points with Thunder

While it did not seem serious, the nature of the injury wasn't disclosed after the game. The Thunder will next play on Friday night at Chesapeake Arena against the New Orleans Pelicans at 7:00. The first of OKC's four preseason games attracted a sellout crowd of 17,733 to the BOK Center. He converted on a 3-point attempt and finished with eight points. Read More »

Everton want Kevin Gameiro in January

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Discussing his time at Stamford Bridge, Costa said last week: "My cycle at Chelsea began three years ago - three remarkable years in all aspects - and I will never forget it". I spoke very clearly with him. Still, it's unlikely Costa will consider going anywhere for the foreseeable future, after he spent a summer hiding from Chelsea in Brazil and doing anything possible to avoid having to return to London. Read More »

On Premier League TV Money

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They are arguing that the richer clubs already have a financial advantage through their commercial deals and revenue from European competitions. While the top teams point to the additional audiences for their games, the lower teams believe it is their ability to compete with their more illustrious rivals on any given day that gives the Premier League its broader appeal. Read More »

Paulie Malignaggi Responds To Conor McGregor Calling Him Out For UFC Fight

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So it only makes sense that the promotion would be pushing for McGregor to complete the trilogy upon returning from the second biggest boxing bout ever. "I don't even think beat Nate Diaz the second time. He was getting out-wrestled by a dude who's 40 years old and a boxer". You've got to show a little bit more than that to me. Read More »

FS1 to remove controversial Knicks subway ads

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But it was the " HOPELESS " side of the argument that raised eyebrows, and perhaps even more so ads on the seats within the subway cars, with inflammatory side-picking such as, "Nothing will change until Dolan sells the team". "We regret the tone and are removing the content in its entirety". The campaign also featured two sides of theoretical debate topics about the Giants' Eli Manning and the Yankees' Aaron Judge, which will also be removed from subway ads. Read More »

Pittsburgh Penguins 2017 Stanley Cup Championship Rings

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Nobody better backs that slogan than Penguins captain Sidney Crosby , who at 30, with back-to-back Stanley Cups under his leadership will lead the team again starting on Wednesday. Those 394 include 199 round diamonds creating a "full-domed waterfall effect" on the top, a series of yellow diamonds forming the Penguins crest, a.75-karat pear-shaped diamond forming the Penguin's chest, and a "tapered baguette" diamond forming the Penguin's hockey stick. Read More »

Amanda Staveley opens Newcastle talks

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She was present in the directors' box on Sunday... The 44-year old financial guru has built up contacts in boardrooms across the United Kingdom over the past decade and has made no secret of her interest in investing in the Premier League . Read More »