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Stoke City 2-1 Southampton: Three key players


The 36-year-old has not turned out for England since 2010, but the experienced forward has told Southgate that he has not yet retired from worldwide football. "The man Crouch replaced, Saido Berahino , missed a first-half penalty and has now gone 30 Premier League games without scoring a goal ". "It is a shame for Saido Berahino , I thought he did okay". Read More »

Newcastle boss Benitez 'understands' Coutinho wanting Liverpool exit

Reds boss Jurgen Klopp is yet to register a win against the Magpies . Full-back Paul Dummett will miss the game with a thigh injury. "It's a big club, in a big city, but they've just been promoted from the Championship, so they are not a true Premier League team as of yet", former Newcastle winger Kevin Gallacher told ESPN FC. Read More »

Tottenham skipper Lloris: Kane doesn't have to worry about Messi, Ronaldo


In case you didn't know. . Messi has scored 96 goals in 116 Champions League games; Ronaldo 109 in 142. "Who better to assess Harry?" Ronaldo and Messi are both at the peak of their careers. "His potential, his professionalism; he has a gap to improve a lot". 'If you asked Antonio Conte or Pep Guardiola, they may want Morata and Aguero. Read More »

Bill Murray could play Joe Maddon in Cubs World Series movie


First up is figuring out the playoff rotation as well as locking down a postseason roster. He hasn't been right since, which causes some concern on him being a Game 1 starter. His 2.58 nERD is better than a year ago but ranks just third on the Cubs' pitching staff. He gave up three earned runs in just three innings pitched, including two home runs. Read More »

Marouane Fellaini stars as Manchester United crush Crystal Palace


Having struck again today, Lukaku joins Cole as the only United player to score seven goals in his first seven Premier League appearances for the Red Devils. but which part of Manchester? Beckham tagged the picture with just two words: "The Boss". Peter Crouch's late victor helped Stoke City snatch victory after Maya Yoshida's spectacular scissor kick appeared to have earned Southampton a share of the spoils. Read More »

Man City confirms Mendy has ruptured knee ligament

France global Mendy, who joined from Monaco in the close-season, has already become an integral part of City's attacking juggernaut, that has scored 16 goals in the last three league games. The player will undergo surgery in Barcelona on Friday. But Mendy offered hope that he could be back much sooner when he wrote on Twitter: "Bad news guys". Read More »

Klopp: Fab four an unbelievable threat


The 25-year-old has hit the net from range 16 times in the league, something no other player has achieved since January 2013. Should we work with Liverpool to oppose the proposed fixture change? For me it's not about the names, it's really about how we can perform. Read More »

Pakistan 64-0 in reply to Sri Lanka's 419


Off the 28 overs, Sri Lanka added 81 runs. Mohammad Abbas was the pick of the bowlers with three for 75. Pakistan are 5/4 with Sky Bet for victory , Sri Lanka can be backed at 4/1 and the draw is on offer at 6/5. A lacklustre day with not many spectators at the picturesque venue, however, was highlighted by a disciplined innings by experienced opener Dimuth Karunaratne. Read More »

Mourinho claims Liverpool are 'luckier' than Man Utd


I never had even the faces, or the names, of the persons involved in these criteria. I don't think it's fair. I think it's been a global evolution. I just think it's unusual because in every country the decisions are made to protect the clubs and here that doesn't happen. Read More »

Conte backs Christensen ahead of City game


Having fallen behind to Atletico in Madrid on Wednesday, Chelsea levelled when Hazard teed up Alvaro Morata and snatched a 2-1 victory with the last kick of the game when Michy Batshuayi stabbed home. 'As you know very well Man City is a really good team, but last season was the same. Antonio Conte can not count on suspended David Luiz, so Antonio Rudiger will likely take his place in the starting eleven, while Danny Drinkwater is still sidelined with a calf strain, and should be back ... Read More »

Man City's Sergio Aguero suffers fractured rib in car accident


The of Aguero's involvement broke in Argentina overnight and Manchester City confirmed on Friday that he will be assessed by club doctors. After an explosive start to their new campaign, Manchester City have had a dismal week following two serious injuries to the first team squad. Read More »

Davante Adams Carted Off Field After Vicious, Controversial Danny Trevathan Hit


It was also good to hear that Adams, per CBS sideline reporter Tracy Wolfson, had movement in his extremities as he was having his head and neck examined at a local hospital. There are going to be several Davante Adams injury updates over the next week, as the Green Bay Packers will want their receiver back on the field for a Week 5 game against the Dallas Cowboys. Read More »

Russell Westbrook Signs Five-Year, $205M Extension with Thunder


The #Oklahoma City Thunder can put all their worries to rest after reigning MVP #Russell Westbrook signed a five-year, $205 million contract extension, keeping him with the team through 2022-23. Westbrook , for his part, said he was "so honored" to continue his career with the Thunder . Friday, Westbrook didn't disappoint - he will be with the Thunder through his prime. Read More »

Ian Chappell expects England to struggle without Ben Stokes


There is still a possibility Stokes could be charged by police with causing actual bodily harm as authorities urgently seek further information from the public, and if that happens the 26-year-old may be summonsed to front court during the summer Ashes series. Read More »

Will Judwaa 2 be Varun Dhavan's third 100 Crore grosser


Varun Dhawan who is known for his ideal comic timing is paired with never seen avatar of Jacqueline Fernandes and Taapsee Pannu. Considering the film to release on the years longest weekend, it is expected to grow in huge digits over the holidays.The biggest surprise of the film is the cameo of the star, Salman Khan , who is looking elegant as usual. Read More »

Muguruza advances to quarterfinals at Wuhan


Barty claimed her first-ever win over a Top 5 player on her seventh attempt and a first Premier 5 semifinal. Muguruza , perhaps buoyed by her performance in the first set, was able to break back and even up proceedings at 3-3, though the Spaniard was no longer playing as well as she had in the first set and was immediately broken once again. Read More »

BATE Borisov vs Arsenal Europa League live score updates


Dragun was booked and Borisov were stunned, with Arsenal settling in to another period of comfortable possession, but David Ospina was forced into a save after 56 minutes when a whipped free kick flicked off Nikolai Signevich. Walcott was given considerable assistance by the Borisov keeper, Denis Scherbitski , and by Jack Wilshere , who dominated the midfield. Giroud has scored at least 15 goals in all five of his previous Arsenal seasons, with this goal taking him to two for the ... Read More »

Cuban loans Mavs' team plane to JJ Barea for Puerto Rico relief


Local station KDFW reported that Barea delivered the supplies on Tuesday, and returned to Dallas with his mother and grandmother . Maria is the worst storm to hit Puerto Rico in almost 90 years, according to The Wall Street Journal's Nicole Friedman , causing as much as $85 billion in insured losses. Read More »

London underground station evacuated amid fire reports


An explosion occurred on Tower Hill station's district line. The force said the incident was " not suspicious ", adding that the fire is believed to have been caused by a mobile phone charger overheating. Authorities said they were called after a fire alert at around 12.30 pm this lunchtime. Tube service is now suspended on the Circle line, between Aldgate and Edgware Road, and on the District line, between Aldgate East and Earl's Court. Read More »

Christian Benteke to miss next six weeks


Benteke was sent on Monday to see a specialist, who has confirmed that the player purchased past year from Liverpool for an initial £26 million (S$47 million) has sustained minor ligament damage and is likely to be out for more than a month. Read More »

Alejandro Villanueva apologizes for throwing Steeler teammates 'under the bus'


His actions weren't supported by everyone - including his own coach. "I made my teammates look bad, and that's my fault, and my fault only", Villanueva said . "I'm offended by that ", Villanueva said. "We're not participating in the anthem today, not to be disrespectful to the anthem - to remove ourselves from this circumstance", he said. Read More »

De Bruyne open to Man City captaincy and hints at new contract

The Croatian veteran said: "First and most important, I would like to make it clear that I have never knowingly or intentionally taken any prohibited substance, nor unfairly meant to gain a competitive advantage". It will be interesting to see if they can find the same kind of success on the road against a better club. He is just coming off of scoring a brace against Zirka Kropyvnytsky and while most of the attention will be on his far more illustrious and experienced compatriot leading the ... Read More »

WAFU Cup: Ezenwa Named Best Goalkeeper


Barrister Dalung said he will be in Ghana to motivate Nigeria's players who are mostly drawn from the Nigeria Professional Football league NPFL. "That brought a bit of pressure onto the team but when we re-grouped, we made sure that we spoke among ourselves and made it a point that we are coming to this tournament to at least appease for the loss". Read More »

Sergio Aguero is the Premier League's only world-class striker, says Thierry Henry

I think he is the only Englishman that has been voted in the FIFPro top players". The Premier League's top six have all either bought or already possess strikers among the best in the world both in terms of talent and global recognition. But Henry says that although they are on their way to getting to the level, Lukaku and Morata, along Harry Kane , a two-time Premier League Golden Boot victor and the most prolific striker in Europe statistically, can not be considered world-class just yet. Read More »

PSG looks to measure progress in heavyweight Bayern clash


Cavani won the argument, but lost the war; missing the subsequent penalty and thus weakening his position as the team's main man and chief taker of penalties, but, dear schadenfreude-fueled reader, it gets better. Today, in sporting terms, we have more enemies. The photograph did the rounds on social media on Monday after Thiago celebrated his 33rd birthday, and plenty of his PSG team mates were in attendance at the lavish bash. Read More »

Dale Earnhardt Jr. tweets 'All Americans R granted rights 2 peaceful protests'


Dale Earnhardt Jr .is the biggest name in American auto racing . Owner and former driver Richard Childress , who has two drivers (Austin Dillon and Ryan Newman) now contending in the NASCAR playoffs, also chimed in on the situation. President Trump , who ignited a weekend controversy that involved anthem protests across professional sports when he said National Football League owners should fire players who kneel during "The Star Spangled Banner", singled out NASCAR and its supporters ... Read More »

Will not remain overseas for long, says homesick Antonio Conte


It was the first time the 48-year-old had taken a job outside of Italy , having previously managed Arezzo, Bari, Atalanta, Siena, Juventus and the Italian national team. "I am happy about my experience at Chelsea and one day I'd like to be a sporting director as well". I want to make some great experiences and move back to Italy afterwards. Read More »

Wade and Bulls to part ways


Three of the four teams would put Wade in a situation to win a championship, which could sway his interests to either Cleveland , San Antonio or Oklahoma City . Wade can still play, and it is possible that the Cavaliers offer him a starting position, one of the only things they can offer him, being extremely tied up in money. Read More »

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp discusses Quincy Promes: 'He's a very good player'


Raising his eyebrows at the latter question, Klopp responded: "I am really impressed that we are at a Champions League press conference talking about things like this". We can sit here and go through footage and draw out how we'd perfectly like to defend a set-play - it's easy to do that - but defending is all about attitude and I don't think he's bought players who have the right attitude towards defending. Read More »