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by | August 28, 2017 | 03:42

Petty tried walking it off on the sideline, but felt his knee was "unstable". The Jets quarterback was diagnosed with a Grade 1 MCL sprain in his left knee after an MRI exam on Sunday, a source confirmed. Hackenberg , who has never taken a snap in a regular season game, has gotten the vast majority of the reps with the starters this preseason. And if Hackenberg's stats don't cement his status in the QB room, his game tape sure will.

by | August 28, 2017 | 03:11

Casemiro and Nacho started at centre-back for Real Madrid due to the absences of Sergio Ramos , Jesus Vallejo and Raphael Varane , which meant that there was a spot in first XI for in-form Asensio. Madrid's starlet Asensio got Zinedine Zidane's side off to the ideal start as he beautifully dispatched his left-footed effort in the tenth minute.

by | August 28, 2017 | 03:10

The Superdome will be used for a Saints preseason game Thursday. Two possibilities involve moving the game to Louisiana and staging it either at LSU's Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge or the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. Thornton is said be expecting a decision by Tuesday at the latest. " ESPN is ultimately going to make the decision". For the third time in three years, LSU is dealing with a weather situation wreaking havoc on a game it was scheduled to play away from its Baton ...

by | August 28, 2017 | 02:30

But Cech still believes they can make a success of their season. End of the road for Sanchez at Arsenal? Wenger insists Alexis Sanchez , who made his first appearance of the season, will not be sold before Thursday's transfer deadline - but that is unlikely to stop Manchester City making one final attempt to prise the Chilean away from Emirates Stadium .

by | August 28, 2017 | 02:25

As the Houston area is stricken by historic flooding, workers on Sunday are fighting to locate survivors of Hurricane Harvey, which has dumped an estimated billions of gallons of rainwater onto southeastern Texas this weekend. That game is scheduled to be held at NRG Stadium, but could need to be moved to AT&T Stadium. Players say they're praying for Houston and confident its residents will pull through as well as possible.

by | August 28, 2017 | 01:40

Even as they went into the break goalless it appeared an inevitability that the home side would score sooner rather than later. Shaw and Young, who both came through an under-23 fixture this week, could find themselves on the bench against Leicester .

by | August 28, 2017 | 01:23

Hendricks (5-4) earned his first victory since May 24, limiting the Phillies to two runs and six hits with eight strikeouts and no walks. He's the first player in Major League Baseball history to hit 10 home runs in his first 20 games - and it only took him 17 to get there.

by | August 28, 2017 | 01:01

How much Glennon helped himself to the Bears' starting quarterback job remains to be seen. Expect to see more highlight reel plays from these two in the Chicago Bears future. For one thing, if the Tennessee Titans wanted to cut him, they could have just put him on IR with his foot injury and he wouldn't have counted against the roster.

by | August 28, 2017 | 00:24

Ealy was named First-team All-SEC in 2013 as Missouri won the SEC East in only its second season in the conference. In Super Bowl 50, Ealy racked up four tackles, three sacks, one interception, and one forced fumble. "He worked hard. We worked hard. It just didn't work out for either one of us like we hoped it would". We worked hard. There was a lot of effort put in, but in the end we didn't feel like this was going to work out.

by | August 27, 2017 | 23:53

The 27-year-old second baseman in Castro is now in the midst of his eighth big league campaign overall, the last two of which have come in the "Big Apple" as a member of the heralded Yankees . The Mariners' defense. Maybe they stayed up too late watching the Mayweather-McGregor fight or something. Robinson Cano grounded out as a pinch hitter with two on, and Dellin Betances retired the side in the ninth for his 10th save.

by | August 27, 2017 | 23:21

With a young defense on the rise in place and weapons on offense, the Browns are in as good a position as they've ever been to develop into more than a ghost ship, quietly passing through each National Football League season. "I think our surrounding cast has to continue to help him." . Having ideas based on feelings is a good thing. Kizer has outplayed Osweiler in the first two games, with the latter showing he is still incapable of making accurate throws down the field.

by | August 27, 2017 | 23:14

Vettel had the second fastest time. "We made some good steps with the set-up right from the start of P1, which is a really encouraging way to kick off the weekend", Hamilton said. "I know he doesn't want to be my team-mate. But nothing more than chatting, mostly about other stuff to be honest", he said. "I enjoy the racing and, obviously, I want to do well".

by | August 27, 2017 | 22:53

Hurricane Harvey has strengthened to a Category 2 storm and is expected to become a Category 3 before it makes landfall. But San Antonio International , William P. There will be flights landing in Houston, Dallas, and Austin. Airlines including Delta, JetBlue and American also said they would waive fees for travelers rebooking travel through cities in Texas and Louisiana.

by | August 27, 2017 | 22:56

NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported the Chicago medical staff placed Meredith's leg in an air cast. Meredith emerged as the Bears' top receiver, posting 66 catches for 888 yards and four touchdowns in 2016. As a rookie back in 2015, Meredith only caught 11 passes for 120 yards and zero scores over the course of 11 regular-season games. Kevin White , Kendall Wright , Victor Cruz , Markus Wheaton , Josh Bellamy , Titus Davis and Deonte Thompson round out the receiving corps, although ...

by | August 27, 2017 | 22:27

The Foxes were pegged back for nearly the entirety of the game, and it seemed like the only option available to them was to hope that United slipped up so that Drinkwater or Albrighton could then slip a ball through to Jamie Vardy and hope that he would find a way through.

by | August 27, 2017 | 22:27

The veteran England global finally departed Leeds on Sunday to move back to the Premier League with Huddersfield Town, which had created something of a void that needed to be filled. Huddersfield boss Wagner has told The Mirror that former England global Green is close to signing for the Terriers, having agreed personal terms with the goalkeeper - and a medical is imminent, meaning the deal should be announced in the next 24 hours.

by | August 27, 2017 | 22:23

Manchester United maintained their Premier League leadership after victory over Leicester City . Later in the 82 minute, midfielder Fellaini stuck out his knee to divert fellow substitute Jesse Lingard's drive past Leicester's keeper Schmeichel.

by | August 27, 2017 | 22:22

Anthony Martial's form off the bench is perhaps the biggest barrier to that taking place, although the manager insisted it is not hard to continue leaving out the Frenchman given the way the rest of the squad is playing. "Wes will be involved", Shakespeare told reporters at his pre-match press conference. With new signings Vicente Iborra (groin) and Kelechi Iheanacho (toe) struggling for fitness, Shakespeare said he was looking forward to the worldwide break after the trip to Old Trafford, ...

by | August 27, 2017 | 22:18

The worldwide fixtures are distractions that Jose Mourinho could do without right now. He now possesses that maturity despite being only a teenager that many experienced players still seem to lack. "We had a great year, we won three trophies". As in United's previous two league games, taking the lead forced their opponents to show more ambition in search of an equalizer, which opened up more space for United to strike on the counter attack late on.

by | August 27, 2017 | 20:15

Scott Tolzien finally proved that he can run the Indianapolis Colts' offense if starting quarterback Andrew Luck does indeed miss their Week 1 game at the Los Angeles Rams on September 10. On the offensive side of the roster, the starters, sans running back Le'Veon Bell, will get to play their very first game of the season. "I was happy for him, happy to catch a touchdown for him, " Grimble said.

by | August 27, 2017 | 19:33

House Speaker Paul Ryan said during a speech in OR on Wednesday that the threat was unnecessary and that funding had already been passed by the House . Some conservatives in Congress say they will not support a debt ceiling bill unless it also contains budget cuts. If the debt ceiling is not raised, the government would not be able to borrow more money or pay its bills, including payments on its debts, which could hurt the US credit rating.

by | August 27, 2017 | 18:41

At the same time at The Hawthorns , West Bromwich Albion take on Stoke City . West Brom have made a solid start to the season by winning both of their first two games against Bournemouth and Burnley by a 1-0 scoreline, and will be looking to make that three out of three wins as they host Stoke City on Sunday.

by | August 27, 2017 | 17:31

But Jurgen Klopp made the shock decision to omit Mignolet from his squad for thes Premier League clash with the Gunners on Sunday afternoon. With the global break upcoming, Mignolet will now be without a game for two weeks as he is back-up for his country.

by | August 27, 2017 | 17:31

Meanwhile, Liverpool boss Klopp has taken the bold decision to rest Simon Mignolet and recall Loris Karius in goal for Liverpool's hosting of Arsenal on Sunday afternoon. "There are all the ingredients there", Wenger said, quoted by the Daily Mail . On top of that I deeply feel he loves to be here and he loves the club.

by | August 27, 2017 | 16:43

THE Australian Test team , fresh from a bitter contract standoff, has prepared for tomorrow's first Test against Bangladesh by visiting slums in the capital Dhaka . Australia can finally get back to playing cricket with the pay dispute over, but it's going to be a hard re-introduction, with a tour of the fast-improving Bangladesh kicking off in Dhaka .

by | August 27, 2017 | 16:40

With Arsenal and Manchester City to come following the global break, though, Conte will know that anything less than the full three points against Everton will plunge further doubt over his future, particularly if he misses out on the transfer targets he so desperately wants before next Thursday's deadline.

by | August 27, 2017 | 14:52

This year, however, the Saints seemingly have viable options in the running game . He added 10 yards on the ground. Starters do not typically play in the preseason finale. How he responds this season is the question on everyone's mind. This likely contributed to him not signing with a team for the 2017 season until now.

by | August 27, 2017 | 14:49

Roger Federer remains the No. 3 seed is still in a stacked top half of the draw along with Rafael Nadal . Andy Murray joined an already extensive list of absentees from this year's U.S. On the other hand, Russian Maria Sharapova , playing her first major tennis tournament since returning from a doping suspension, will square off in the first round against Romanian second seed Simona Halep.

by | August 27, 2017 | 13:29

If that cheered Evertonians and neutrals in equal measure, Sigurdsson's stunning goal on his full debut went further. Thirteen seconds into the second half, the Iceland global swung ferociously at a loose ball 50 yards from goal on the right.

by | August 27, 2017 | 13:07

Rashford broke the deadlock for United from Henrikh Mkhitaryan's corner three minutes after coming off the bench to score his first Premier League goal of the season, and the striker accepted United was concerned the goals might not come against a stubborn Leicester outfit.

by | August 27, 2017 | 11:18

Thomas Lemar's future has been subject to intense speculation and now it looks like Manchester United and Arsenal are ready to step up their efforts and sign the talented winger. The Gunners were very keen on a £45million deal but Wenger said: "It's dead because Monaco don't want to sell". AS Monaco have already sold Portugal ace Bernardo Silva and French left back Benjamin Mendy to Manchester City, with European giants competing to sign wonder-kid Kylian Mbappe.

by | August 27, 2017 | 09:16

Southgate is picking his squad his squad this week to take on Malta and Slovakia, and he is 1/4 for the recall. It also allows them to look forward as they start to plan out their team for the 2018 World Cup and beyond. A superb penalty against Switzerland meant Rooney - now captain - on his 107th cap, finally succeeded where Gary Lineker and Jimmy Greaves failed and broke Sir Bobby Charlton's global goal record.

by | August 27, 2017 | 08:54

But the Brazilian has also been the subject of a potential move to FC Barcelona . Wenger, still adamant Sanchez is going nowhere in this window, added: "Their partnership looks promising". It is distinctly possible Sanchez makes the bench, or starts for the Gunners with the knowledge he is unlikely to last the full 90 minutes. The electric atmosphere at Anfield fuelled Liverpool's vibrant display in midweek and Belgian goalkeeper Mignolet expects Arsenal to be greeted with ...

by | August 27, 2017 | 08:15

I'll obviously hope Celtic get a result with it worth £30-40m, but I think Astana will really be out to prove a point after being embarrassed in the first leg. Celtic were wilting by the minute at the back and only some wayward finishing ensured that Astana did not net a third goal in quick succession, one which would have left Rodgers's side increasingly nervous in their defensive third.

by | August 27, 2017 | 08:01

Wojnarowski first reported Friday that the Cavaliers were "weighing options" with regard to the completion of the blockbuster trade that has tentatively called for Kyrie Irving to be shipped to the Celtics . The Golden State Warriors are an overwhelming favorite at 5-11. Thomas spent parts of the past three seasons with the Celtics and developed into one of the NBA's most dynamic offensive players.