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Costa's Chelsea exit a 'real shame' for Premier League: Hughes


But Chelsea boss Conte insists he has spoken with the player and he is available to take on Stoke at the Bet365 Stadium tomorrow. The former Real Madrid striker then added a fourth in the 82nd minute to complete his hat-trick. He is a really good guy. "He wants to become one of the best". Morata then missed two chances to add to Stoke's misery, firing wide from eight yards then failing to force a Willian cross over the line. Read More »

Spurs will lose Kane if they don't win something this year - Sherwood


Gylfi Sigurdsson of Everton and Harry Winks of Tottenham Hotspur contest a corner during the Premier League match between Everton and Tottenham Hotspur at Goodison Park on September 9, . Asked if he still thinks about last season's 1-0 defeat in early May, Dier said: "No". Pochettino insists Dier's flexibility is a strength, not a weakness, not least because it enables him to become a core member of the starting XI. Read More »

Mourinho happy with 'professional performance' over Burton


However, United were well worth the victory which sees them move into the fourth round, where they'll meet Swansea at the Liberty Stadium. The striker is beaming at Manchester United thanks to four goals already this season . But Guardiola doesn't need to rely exclusively on Aguero as he also has Gabriel Jesus and Leroy Sane in fine form. United advance in the League Cup . Read More »

Jose Mourinho sent to stands in Southampton vs Man Utd clash

That proved to be the final chance of the half, as United went into the break leading by one goal. It was an efficient performance from the Belgian striker, and in a game where Manchester United were increasingly under pressure, especially in a second half which Southampton dominated, his goal proved vital. Read More »

Blue Jays fool Yankees with textbook hidden ball trick

During the Blue Jays' 8-1 win over the Yankees on Friday, he saw the ideal opportunity for a hidden-ball trick land right in front of him, and with some expert-level sleight of hand, he made it happen . After going almost 2 1/2 months without a victory, Estrada enters Friday's matchup riding a six-start unbeaten streak, including eight strong innings of two-run ball at Minnesota on Saturday . Read More »

Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar make FIFA best player shortlist — Just In


Dani Parejo has been a part of the Valencia setup since 2011 after spending his formative years in the Real Madrid and Getafe squads. The prizes will be handed out at the London Palladium theater on Oct. But we are working towards that. So, to recap: the nominees for the award given to the best player in the world are. the best three players in the world? The Real Madrid manager demands £141 million as well as Deulofeu for Ronaldo's services, but RBT comes back with an offer £20 ... Read More »

Liverpool legend Nicol explains why Jurgen Klopp is not a flop


Defensive issues have plagued Liverpool so far this season and former striker Dean Saunders believes he has the answer why. Midfield: Jordan Henderson started in the League Cup clash but I can't see Klopp leaving him out for this game so the skipper should keep his place with James Milner once again on the bench. Read More »

Kyle Busch grabs New Hampshire pole, his second consecutive of NASCAR Playoffs

Docked 15 points for the infraction, Elliott is racing at the Magic Mile without the services of crew chief Alan Gustafson and auto chief Joshua Kirk, who earned one-race suspensions. Chase Elliott will be without crew chief Alan Gustafson and vehicle chief Joshua Kirk this weekend as they serve the one-race suspension NASCAR handed down after Elliott's No. Read More »

Rodgers says Premier League would be fantastic for Celtic

With Celtic now unbeaten in their last 56 domestic games, many have called for them to be given the chance to compete in England's top division, however, Rodgers has admitted that it is "unlikely" it will materialise. What it doesn't have is finance. The Parkhead boss was speaking to Sky Sports when he was asked about the viability of Celtic and Rangers playing in the English league system. Read More »

UFC Fight Night 117: Gokhan Saki wins UFC debut with incredible KO


Prior to make his debut in the UFC, Saki was one of the most feared strikers on the planet competing in both K-1 and GLORY kickboxing, but with challenges few and far between these days he opted to make a return to mixed martial arts. Saki began to slow and get a little sloppy, but his heart pulled him through after eating a series of clinch knees and elbows from da Silva. Saki with a takedown! Saki back to picking Da Silva apart with accurate strikes. Read More »

Reds sign Tucker Barnhart to contract extension


Barnhart, 26, following this season would have been eligible for arbitration for the first time while under team control through 2020. "The choice to invest in Tucker was an easy one, because you can see how he influences so many other players on the field", general manager Dick Williams said. Read More »

Heslam: Ballpark safety isn't a tough call to make


There hasn't been much information made available on the girl's condition, but her grandfather did speak to one media outlet and said it's too early to tell if the girl would need surgery. Some cities, including NY, are considering passing city ordinances to require teams to extend netting to protect fans. Very unfortunate. I saw the whole thing. Read More »

Rick Zamperin: Aaron Hernandez's CTE a no-win situation for NFL


The neurodegenerative brain disease has Alzheimer's-like symptoms , including memory loss , confusion, aggression, rage and, at times , suicidal behavior. "We've not reached the point where we can make a direct correlation clinically between CTE and the actions of people while they're still alive", he said. Read More »

Reds to add more netting protecting fans in 2018


A day after a toddler was struck by a line drive at Yankee Stadium, Senator Dick Durbin is joining a growing number of public figures to call for improved netting at big league stadiums. In 2015, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred requested that all 30 franchises place netting from behind home plate to the start of each team's dugouts . Read More »

Virat Kohli targets MS Dhoni's record of nine successive ODI wins


Well, it was for the third time that the home team recorded an eighth consecutive win in ODIs. He had a chance to pick his third wicket but Rohit had dropped Travis Head (39) in the first slip in the seventh over. The wins came as - one against West Indies in the final ODI match in Kingston, a 5-0 ODI series whitewash against Sri Lanka and the two wins over Australia in the present series. Read More »

Ind vs AUS: Kuldeep Yadav has excelled

Is this the biggest issue this team has got? In the company of Marcus Stoinis, Smith completed his 18th ODI fifty and kept Australia's chase alive in the process. Conditions are obviously slightly different to what they will be in England. Smith is 3 centuries ahead of Kohli. India captain Virat Kohli's sublime form with the bat continued in the second ODI against Australia in Kolkata as he scored 92 to lead his side to a 50-run win. Read More »

Bayern hit 13-year low with second-half collapse against Wolfsburg


Wolfsburg kept taking stabs at the Bayern defence and it paid off when Didavi timed his run to perfection to head in Paul Verhaegh's fine cross in the 83rd and earn their first point in Munich since December 2001. With a helping hand from his Brazilian teammate Rafinha , Arjen Robben saw a shot deflected over the top of Koen Casteels to help Bayern breathe easy going into the half-time break. Read More »

Make a note of Analyst's Recommendations: Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPD)

The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, August 3 by Jefferies. The rating was upgraded by FirstEnergy Capital to "Outperform" on Wednesday, January 27. (NYSE:EPD) rating on Wednesday, May 11. Paragon Mngmt Limited reported 0.19% stake. Vantage Invest Advisors Llc stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Enterprise Products Partners L.P. Read More »

Years of study no help for Seattle against LeBeau, Titans


But wins are hard to come by in the National Football League, and each one should be celebrated. We're getting down there. The Seahawks are the favorite to come out of the NFC West. Against a quality team like Tennessee, the Seahawks can not afford these mistakes. Especially after reports of a division between the offense and defense within the locker room surfaced this offseason? Seattle actually did a very good job of this last week, maintaining possession for almost 38 minutes. Read More »

No fresh concerns for Newcastle boss Benitez


In fact, this will become the 1421st different English top-flight fixture to be played between two clubs. This is the first time ever that Brighton is in the Premier League and just the fifth season that the Seagulls, established in 1901, are competing in England's top flight. Read More »

Eddie Jones leaves four Lions out, Smith in England training squad


England take on Argentina on November 11 at Twickenham before a further two clashes against Australia (Nov. 18th) and Samoa (Nov. 25th) respectively. The Red Rose also include another uncapped player in their ranks, with Bath Rugby's Tom Dunn doing enough to impress Jones. On the inclusion of Smith, Jones joked: "He'll clean some boots, hold some bags and I'm sure he'll do that well". Read More »

Patriots to have both Rob Gronkowski, Danny Amendola vs. Texans


Gronkowski left last weekend's game with a groin injury, while Amendola suffered a concussion and knee injury in the team's season opener on September 7. With Brandin Cooks struggling to make a major impact, Julian Edelman out for the season and Danny Amendola still banged up, quarterback Tom Brady will likely go Gronk's way early and often on Sunday. Read More »

Ridiculous to put top-four pressure on Everton, says Ronald Koeman


Calvert-Lewin, who has four Everton goals in total, made headlines over the summer as he scored the victor for England in the Under 20s World Cup final. Ronald Koeman admits Sandro Ramirez "needs time" to adapt to the Premier League. "I think they're a strong side". I know their striker Jermain Defoe from my Sunderland days and I am well aware of what he can produce. Read More »

People should 'pick up and leave' games if people kneel during anthem


Kaepernick has called Trump " openly racist ". Controversy has engulfed Kaepernick after he chose to sit and then later kneel during the National Anthem to protest police brutality against minorities. "The NFL ratings are down massively". In a sometimes rambling 80-minute stemwinder, Trump said it's only a matter of time before the owner of an National Football League team decides to bench - or cut entirely - a player who refuses to join in the weekly show of patriotism. Read More »

Jacksonville Jaguars vs Baltimore Ravens: Three crucial keys to a victory


The Baltimore Ravens did start the season 2-0, and will provide a stiff challenge for the Jaguars on Sunday. Joe Flacco is who he is. Unfortunately, the news wasn't all good on the injury front for Baltimore. The Jaguars are unaccustomed to winning streaks, but Jacksonville has won two straight games in London. He was projected for 1.3 catches for 13.7 yards and 2.6 FanDuel points in Week 3. Read More »

Toby Roland-Jones: England bowler to miss the rest of the season


But he broke down bowling his 10th over of MIddlesex's championship match against Lancashire this week and an MRI scan has confirmed the worst. "All at Middlesex Cricket wish Toby a speedy recovery". Former Test opener Alex Hales is a left-field choice among a clutch of other contenders, including his England limited-overs team-mate Jos Buttler. Read More »

LeGarrette Blount picked 'on the rise' Eagles over Giants


I don't have an ego in this thing", he said. Coincidentally, it was also the NFC East rivals' last day game at the venue as the Giants have dropped three consecutive night games. Following his team's eighth consecutive game without scoring at least 20 points, coach Ben McAdoo said the changes this week might be "a little bit more drastic". Read More »

Tour Championship: Jordan Spieth three off lead held by Kyle Stanley


The 24-year-old Thomas, who has won five times in 2017, had birdies on four of six holes beginning at the par-four No. 7 and then capped his round with a birdie on 18, his sixth of the day. "If I can get it within three, I would be happy". "I've had a very good season to this point but you see some of the other, Justin and Jordan, or Dustin Johnson and Hideki Matsuyama aren't even mentioned today but they've had wonderful seasons". Read More »