• Stoke City vs. Chelsea, Premier League
Stoke City vs. Chelsea, Premier League

Pep Guardiola hopes Sergio Aguero can become Manchester City's new record goalscorer in front of his home crowd, but the manager also feels the striker should not be overly concerned with individual accolades. Hazard, 26, made his first start of the campaign in the Blues' 5-1 win over Championship outfit Nottingham Forest on Wednesday after ma...

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  • Texans' keys to victory against Patriots
Texans' keys to victory against Patriots

The teams traded leads several times throughout the day and the Patriots trailed 33-28 with less than a minute to go in the game when Brady found Cooks from 25 yards out to put the Patriots up for good. In Detroit, Matt Ryan threw for two touchdowns as the Atlanta Falcons won the battle of the unbeatens with a hard-fought 30-26 victory ov...

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  • Cam Newton to start vs Saints
Cam Newton to start vs Saints

The Saints revamped their defense in the offseason in hopes of improvement, but it's an understatement to say that hasn't happened. Rookie running back Christian McCaffrey has yet to factor into the Panthers offense. 1-ranked scoring defense (6.0 ppg) which has yet to yield a touchdown. Translation: Big yards, Big plays, Big points. The associate...

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  • Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie joins players for national anthem
Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie joins players for national anthem

Elliott missed his first kick of the night: a 52-yarder earlier in the third. In only his second game since being signed to replace the injured Caleb Sturgis, Elliott was bombarded at midfield by his teammates as the Eagles improved to 2-1.

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  • Niasse inspires Everton comeback against Bournemouth
Niasse inspires Everton comeback against Bournemouth

Oumar Niasse collected his man-of-the-match award and left Goodison Park wearing an Everton tracksuit on Saturday. He was forced into a formation change before the game, with centre-back Michael Keane on crutches with a gashed foot and Phil Jagielka nursing a hamstring injury which will keep him out until after the global break, prompting a ...

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  • Hughes: Chelsea missing the 'dark arts' brought by Diego Costa
Hughes: Chelsea missing the 'dark arts' brought by Diego Costa

Antonio Conte is likely to start those players that were rested in midweek while players such as Gary Cahill who played the full 90 minutes may not start. The days of Stoke operating with Rory Delap's long throw-ins are gone, but there is still a time and a place for the kind of approach which unsettles even the best teams.

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  • Alaves vs Real Madrid: Ceballos double secures victory for La Liga champions
Alaves vs Real Madrid: Ceballos double secures victory for La Liga champions

While Alaves started the match well, the Basques have been in horrendous form defensively all season long, and it showed after just 10 minutes. As expected, it was the visitors that dominated the ball in the early stages, but Alaves were a threat in the final third, with Munir's movement in the final third causing Sergio Ramos and Raphael ...

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  • Japan Open: PV Sindhu loses in straight games
Japan Open: PV Sindhu loses in straight games

GOOD DAY for men's singles shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy, Sameer Verma and mixed doubles duo Satwiksai Raj/Ashwini Ponnappa at Japan Super Series. It was reported that PV Sindhu could perform well and lost the game with 18-21, 8-21. The second game was a different scene altogether. Later, compatriot Kidambi Srikanth joined Prannoy ...

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  • Two infiltrators shot dead near Punjab border
Two infiltrators shot dead near Punjab border

Border Security Force troopers killed two drug smugglers in an encounter near the global border with Pakistan in the Ajnala sector of Amritsar, BSF sources said on Wednesday. They were challenged by BSF troops on patrol. Taking cover, the fire was appropriately retaliated and infiltrators were neutralised near the border fence.

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  • Intercontinental Championship match announced for No Mercy
Intercontinental Championship match announced for No Mercy

No word yet on participants but Enzo Amore and Jason Jordan will likely be in the match. Following Nia Jax's non-title win over RAW Women's Champion Alexa Bliss , Bayley came out and helped Bliss and Sasha Banks knock Jax out of the ring.

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  • Alvaro Morata's struggles make Chelsea look a different animal without Diego Costa
Alvaro Morata's struggles make Chelsea look a different animal without Diego Costa

But the Hillingdon-born Wilkins, who has served Chelsea as a player, coach and assistant manager, would rather have Costa up front. The fans have been extremely welcoming to me and hopefully we can move forwards together now. If there is no way back for the Spanish global, that is going to be something that Chelsea will lack, and it is especial...

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  • Warriors' Kevin Durant slams Thunder in now-deleted tweets
Warriors' Kevin Durant slams Thunder in now-deleted tweets

Durant quickly deleted the tweets , but saw his fair share of jokes once the theory started floating around. Three minutes later, Durant's account replied. Intrepid Redditors also identified what sure appears to be a burner Instagram account. Still, despite Durant's superstar status, he genuinely cares what people say about him.

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  • Auburn dismisses backup QB Sean White after arrest
Auburn dismisses backup QB Sean White after arrest

The police report "notes White's condition as drunk and that the arrest was "on view" as opposed to in response to a call or for a warrant". On September 2, just before Auburn's season opener against Georgia Southern, White along with two teammates had been suspended for undisclosed reasons for the first two games this season.

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  • Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to make first Liverpool start against Leicester tomorrow
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to make first Liverpool start against Leicester tomorrow

Liverpool will start their third hard goalkeeper of the season for the Carabao Cup trip to Leicester City after manager Jurgen Klopp confirmed Danny Ward will begin the third round tie at the King Power Stadium. While Klopp suggested he was not in a position to agree or disagree with Wenger at this stage, the 50-year-old said it made "complete...

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  • Four things that will definitely happen during Chelsea vs Arsenal
Four things that will definitely happen during Chelsea vs Arsenal

The Gunners will also be without Francis Coquelin for the game and the midfielder will miss a minimum of three weeks after picking up a hamstring injury against Bournemouth . The game against Manchester United that all-but won the club the Premier League title under Jose Mourinho. Premier League club Arsenal blamed the selling of tickets...

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  • Florida defeats Tennessee on 63-yard Hail Mary
Florida defeats Tennessee on 63-yard Hail Mary

Kelly Jr., a top 100 player and U.S. Army All-American in high school, has been integral to Coach Butch Jones' ability to rebuild the program. "As an O-line, it got us really excited because we busted down the field 80 yards and we were like, 'alright, let's do it again, ' " junior left tackle Martez Ivey said.

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  • Peppers -- and the defense -- saves day for Panthers vs. Buffalo
Peppers -- and the defense -- saves day for Panthers vs. Buffalo

In the first half they had the ball for 6 minutes and 53 seconds, totaled only 39 total yards (including one rushing yard) and failed to cross midfield against the Panthers . But the Panthers (2-0) survived for a 9-3 win primarily because of a defense that has allowed only two field goals in the first two games. The Bills opened their season w...

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  • Dembele injured in first Barca league start
Dembele injured in first Barca league start

The opening 25 minutes of football passed without Barcelona having a single shot on target, and it got worse for the visitors when Dembele limped off the field with a hamstring injury on his first league start for the club, which saw Gerard Deulofeu introduced off the bench.

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  • Crystal Palace 0 Southampton 1: Roy Hodgson's first game ends in defeat
Crystal Palace 0 Southampton 1: Roy Hodgson's first game ends in defeat

But replacing the sacked Frank de Boer at Palace doesn't look like being an easy comeback gig judging by their struggles in losing a fifth straight game in the Premier League with Davis converting the victor from close range. Crystal Palace is the team which is in the bottom of the standing table. Hodgson is a former junior player of the ...

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  • Iran, Turkey Concerned Over Iraqi Kurdish Referendum
Iran, Turkey Concerned Over Iraqi Kurdish Referendum

The White House urged the KRG to "enter into serious and sustained dialogue with Baghdad ", over the issue. "Holding the referendum in disputed areas is particularly provocative and destabilizing", it added. It is claimed by both the Kurds and the central government in Baghdad . The opposition Gorran movement boycotted Friday's parliamentary ...

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  • Brighton travel to Bournemouth for Friday night clash
Brighton travel to Bournemouth for Friday night clash

Chris Hughton admits he can not resist studying the Premier League table, even though the season is just four games old. The two sides meet again at the Vitality Stadium on Tuesday in the third round of the EFL Cup. Brighton manager Chris Hughton: "When you're at a club like Bournemouth that have only recently been in the Premier League, you c...

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  • Indian forces kill top LeT militant in Held Kashmir
Indian forces kill top LeT militant in Held Kashmir

Major General B S Raju of the Army said the operation was launched by 50 RR after high-level input of the police and it led to a quick conclusion of the operation. "This operation is a result of people's prayers". Ismail was also the operations chief of the LeT in the valley. State Director General of Police SP Vaid said since January 147 ter...

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  • WICB chief 'hopeful' for T20 series in Pakistan subject to FICA's approval
WICB chief 'hopeful' for T20 series in Pakistan subject to FICA's approval

He further added that he is eyeing to make a comeback in the team before the Sri Lankan series of which the last T20 match is scheduled to be held in Lahore . Hasan Ali was the pick of the bowlers with 2/28 while Imad Wasim, Usman Khan and Rumman Raees chipped in with a wicket each. World XI wins the toss and they will field first.

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  • Romelu Lukaku Names His Top 4 Manchester United Strikers
Romelu Lukaku Names His Top 4 Manchester United Strikers

The Belgian arrived for £75m from Everton back in July and claimed three goals over pre-season, alongside scoring in the UEFA Super Cup against Real Madrid. "Ball possession was poor, but most painful was in the first half that they showed more aggression, that they showed more passion and that's really painful because in my opinion it starts...

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  • Former Indiana Player Camion D. Patrick Charged With Criminal Homicide
Former Indiana Player Camion D. Patrick Charged With Criminal Homicide

Wright and Patrick (who is now on scholarship at Indiana) were reportedly arrested Wednesday, eight weeks after 18-year-old Caleb Radford was stabbed to death on a street in Louisville, Tennessee. A week after Radford was discovered, Keshawn Lonnell Hopewell and Itiq Tivone Green were charged with criminal homicide and were being held on $1 million...

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