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Real Madrid star ruled out for at least a month


After beating Eibar, 6-1, on Tuesday evening, Barcelona increased their lead at the top of the table to five points. The Portuguese superstar returned from suspension for his first La Liga match of the season, and attempted 11 shots inside the 18-yard box on his own. Read More »

Chelsea star Morata must continue scintillating form - Conte


The Blues had an easy run out against Nottingham Forest in a midweek League Cup game while several key players were rested which gives a great insight into who will start this weekend. 'All of our players who are available for selection are fit, apart from Danny Drinkwater, ' Conte said. Nearly notched another couple of goals in addition to his hat-trick. Read More »

MS Dhoni bowls spin in the nets; watch video


If Australia skipper Steve Smith has to pick two India cricketers in his dream team, India counterpart Virat Kohli would not be part of it. That was the same with Ricky (Ponting) when I came into the Test setup. After failing in the first one-dayer, Virat Kohli has done a spectacular batting line-up today. Kohli played 107 balls and hit eight tail delectable bounderies. Read More »

Premier League 17/18 Week 6: Stoke City vs Chelsea Lineups, Preview & Prediction


We were in control of the game. The Blues continued their fine record against the Potters, and raced into an early lead as Alvaro Morata scored in the second minute of the game. Fabianski and Swansea host Watford this weekend, and the prospect of a fourth clean sheet from six games is a very real one. Morata has enjoyed a good start to life in the Blue of London, offering something completely different to what the fans came to expect from watching the soon to depart Diego Costa week in, ... Read More »

Vinales takes Aragon MotoGP pole, Rossi P3 on return


Ducati rider Lorenzo then split the Yamahas with a time exactly one tenth slower than Vinales. Furthermore, Zarco praised the 38-year-old Italian veteran rider. Dovizioso, meanwhile, was over half a second off the pace and will start from the third row, setting up an exciting battle on Sunday. "The conditions were a little bit more hard compared to this morning, to make a good lap, but anyway the team did a great job so I'm really happy", Maverick Vinales says. Read More »

Kayode In Action As Barca Outclass Girona To Stay Top


It was Suarez's second goal in six appearances this season. Earlier, Diego Costa was an interested spectator as Atletico Madrid leapfrogged Sevilla into second thanks to goals from Yannick Carrasco and Antoine Griezmann in a 2-0 win at the Wanda Metropolitano. Read More »

Palace collapse at City


But Guardiola wants his players to keep their feet firmly on the ground, reminding them of their disappointing end to last season, where they finished 15 points behind winners Chelsea . Just one to go for Sergio. They triumphed 3-2, won their next two games and were Uefa Cup finalists two years later. City next face Shakhtar Donetsk at the Etihad on Tuesday night, before travelling to Premier League champions Chelsea next Saturday . Read More »

Ander Herrera piles the pressure on Manchester City

That's what makes this league a great competition. More importantly from Conte's point of view, Costa will switch to Madrid and train with his new club, drawing a line under the contentious issue that the manager has been repeatedly forced to deal with. Read More »

SEC on CBS: Alabama vs. Vanderbilt


Bama earned 38 first downs. Playing without senior Kyle Hicks , TCU as a team rushed 49 times for 241 yards and four scores, while Hill hit a manageable 22-of-33 passes for 228 yards with a touchdown and an interception. Najee Harris also ran for 70 yards on 10 carries. (9:09) Scarbrough gets closer to evening it out as he runs in for a 2 yard touchdown. But the Frogs answered, rallying for consecutive touchdown drives of 75 and 62 yards, capped by a 28-yard Darius Anderson and a 9-yard ... Read More »

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Says He No Longer Dreams of Real Madrid Move


They don't want me. It didn't happen. It is a disappointment. Petr Bosz claims that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is "very happy" at Borussia Dortmund after the striker opened up on his "frustration" at seeing a move away collapse. I feel that the clubs do not dare to come too close to take me. As well as European giants including Manchester City , AC Milan and Paris Saint-Germain, a number of teams from China were hot on Aubameyang's tail. Read More »

Costa without attitude - Morata era dawns at Chelsea


He has now scored six goals in six Premier League games for the west London side and Chelsea fans will be hoping to see him continue his good form. Despite a convincing 4-0 win over Stoke , Antonio Conte was most pleased that his side never became complacent. Morata latched onto a long-ball over the top and coolly finished past Jack Butland to put the Blues ahead early on. Read More »

Arsenal forward Welbeck out for at least one month


Welbeck limped out of our 0-0 draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon after going down clutching his groin following a routine clash in the 73rd minute. Arsene Wenger confirmed to reporters in his press conference after the game that Welbeck had suffered a groin injury and the initial signs indicated it was a serious problem. Read More »

Sri Lanka will give Pakistan tough time, says Sarfraz Ahmed


Experienced all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez and opener Ahmed Shehzad have been overlooked. Much of the early focus will be on Sohail and Salahuddin, as Pakistan look to make up for losing over 15000 Test runs and almost 200 Tests worth of experience in the middle order. Read More »

Blackman debut spoiled by Wolfpack as Noles fall 27-21


Finley, who completed 22 of 32 passes, had a 71-yard touchdown pass late in the second quarter to give the Wolfpack (3-1, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) a 17-7 lead. N.C. State has outscored Florida State 58-14 in the first quarter in the past four games. No regrets this time for N.C. State. The senior H-back had 12 receptions for 64 yards, five carries for 11 yards and had a 25-yard completion to Dylan Parham during the first quarter. Read More »

Premier League winners and losers: Palace set record in futility


If we take the top points scorer of each position (GK, DF, MF & FW) and compare the total points tallies, we see that United come in with a total of 138 points, whilst City total 117. "Maybe they haven't quite got that ability in terms of (getting) the dark arts right on spec at the moment". It's a recurring problem for Guardiola , but one he feels his team are becoming increasingly capable of dealing with. Read More »

Draymond to Durant: Laugh At My Penis? I'll Laugh At Your Twitter!


He forgot to log out of his blue check-marked account to seemingly log into one of perhaps several fake accounts that he set up in an effort to defend himself. It probably hit me probably harder than what everybody [thought]. "I reached out to him". At least Durant, who said earlier this week he hadn't slept or eaten in "two days" because of the shame he felt over the tweets, has the NBA Finals trophy to fall back on. Read More »

UNC Won't Visit White House, But Not Because of Trump


Trump's comments on the Warriors came after Stephen Curry said he would vote for the team not going to the White House and reportedly before any actual invitation had been extended. The Golden State Warriors said Trump made the decision for them when he disinvited their all-world guard Stephen Curry earlier in the day . In April, Williams accused Trump of tweeting "bulls**t". Read More »

United's Herrera: Heat on for big-spending City to win trophies


It will be a hard period for Manchester United but if they are able to continue their good form without the Frenchman, then they will have proven that they are real title contenders. It is the second successive year the Red Devils have earned more than half a billion pounds and comes despite not being involved in the Champions League and stuttering home sixth in the Premier League. Read More »

Herrera heaps pressure on City


He told reporters: "I feel as important as I did last season". Herrera believes De Gea is the best goalkeeper in the world but says United need to win trophies in order to ensure they keep the player, who has frequently been linked with a move to Real Madrid. Read More »

Stoke City v Chelsea

The Potters have had success against big-six sides already this season, beating Arsenal 1-0 on August 19 and earning a 2-2 draw against Manchester United on September 9. Chelsea's four-game winning streak ground to a halt after a 0-0 draw at home to Arsenal but they will continue their title defence with a tough away trip to Stoke City on Saturday. Read More »

UFC Fight Night 117 Results: Gokhan Saki KO's Henrique da Silva


He lost his MMA debut back in 2004 when he accepted a fight against one-time UFC fighter James Zikic despite admittedly not knowing what MMA was at the time. The referee wasted no time to swoop in and stop the fight at 4:45 in the opening round. "Sorry for da Silva if it's not the right thing, but I think the referee did a good job". Read More »

Toys 'R' Us File For Bankruptcy


Toys "R" Us Inc (IPO-TOYS.N) has filed for bankruptcy protection in a United States court, the company said, amid heavy debt and a tough environment for bricks and mortar stores . A new generation of toys-video games and electronic-based entertainment-hasn't favored the traditional notion of parents taking kids to troll the aisles of their local toy store . Read More »

Marcus Rashford has secret Man United target this season, reveals team-mate


Speaking to talkSPORT , Mourinho said: "I just think it is a competition, it is a match and we have to try to win it - and we did it". "When he goes on from the bench, he tries to enjoy it and give something". For perhaps the first time since Alex Ferguson's departure as manager, Manchester United looks like a side capable of challenging for the Premier League title. Read More »

Wenger denies ill-treatment for wantaway Sanchez


But you can not be in between - that is where we are at the moment. The feeling is mutual as well, so Wenger may well be wondering just what is behind the Man United manager's comments on the decision to leave the Chilean on the subs bench for the big Premier League away game at Chelsea last weekend. Read More »

Stock On the Run: Opko Health, Inc. (OPK)

The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink . The analysts, on average, are forecasting a $13.25 price target, but the stock is already up 2.74% from its recent lows. Several research firms recently issued reports on OPK . If you are viewing this story on another publication, it was stolen and reposted in violation of U.S. Read More »

Gareth Barry: 'Arsene Wenger twice tried to sign me'


Time on the training ground is precious and can be crucial to what happens during a season and with all the games Arsenal have ahead these few days must be spent well. West Brom won the last league clash between these two clubs; 3-1 at the Hawthorns in March. Arsene Wenger's men have responded well to consecutive defeats away at Stoke and Liverpool. Read More »

We Were 100 Percent In Control Against Stoke - Antonio Conte

Costa was booked 31 times in three seasons at Chelsea but only sent off once. While Manchester City continued with their goal feast at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday, their visitors, Crystal Palace maintained their place as the only team yet to score a goal or earn a point in the league this season. Read More »

Former Australian Fast Bowler Slams His Own Teammates And Praises Kohli


Everyone has to feel sorry for you", quoted Wade, citing out the incident of Ranchi Test where Kohli didn't take the field after injuring his shoulders. He seems to want to fight with everyone and he seems to play 10 times better when he does fight with people", Clark told Sky Sports Radio on Friday. Talking about the incident in the 33rd over, Clark said that such an incident is "piddly crap". Read More »