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Sports Kane happy to honour Rooney in final England farewell
Author: 0 Kane happy to honour Rooney in final England farewell

Southgate said he last spoke to Rooney in April, when the DC United striker visited St George's Park as an honorary ambassador for the UEFA Under-17 European Championship, but the two men did not discuss the tribute. The FA's controversial decision has prompted accusations that Rooney's farewell call-up is a mere ruse to sell more tickets for the match, while others have suggested that the 33-year-old's involvement could derail the momentum of Southgate's squad ahead of a crucial UEFA ...

Sports Le'Veon Bell cleans house on his social media bios
Author: 0 Le'Veon Bell cleans house on his social media bios

It feels as though a change of scenery is what's best for Bell at this point, but an interested team clearly must be willing to open up its wallet pretty wide. That gives Bell the ability to negotiate with other teams and the Steelers the right to match, which would essentially be the same as him hitting the free agent market.

Sports Late Manchester United double downs Juventus
Author: 0 Late Manchester United double downs Juventus

In his post-match presser, Mourinho was even less apologetic and simissed concernt that his actions were against any UEFA rules, telling the assembled press: "You remember what they did to me?" They are a fantastic team with an wonderful record at home.

Sports Kovacic: Chelsea need time to ideal Sarri's philosophy
Author: 0 Kovacic: Chelsea need time to ideal Sarri's philosophy

The hosts nearly levelled just five minutes later, as they hit the woodwork for second time in the match when Nikolai Signevich diverted the ball onto the crossbar. "From our doctor, there is no risk [to select him]", Sarri said. It is a remarkable stat for Sarri, who has revolutionised the style of play at Stamford Bridge in a short space of time .

Sports Raptors star Leonard to miss second straight game with sore ankle
Author: 0 Raptors star Leonard to miss second straight game with sore ankle

Leonard sat out Sunday night in Los Angeles after jamming his toe at the end of Friday night's win in Phoenix - Laker fans did not get to make their "we love you, come here" pitch during the game. On the season, the Kings are shooting 39.9 per cent from three-point range and 49.7 per cent from the field, figures that rank second only to the might Golden State Warriors.

Sports Ander Herrera inspired United's transformation, says boss Jose Mourinho
Author: 0 Ander Herrera inspired United's transformation, says boss Jose Mourinho

We were ready for everything, we worked tactically for everything. Terrible. I thought people watching this game wouldn't believe how hard we'd trained this week. " Mourinho has given him many, many minutes, but I believe he is at an age now where if he's not starting he'll be disappointed". "But then we managed to score in [stoppage] time and we got the points we lost against Chelsea".

Sports Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool Can Create A Slice Of History Against Arsenal
Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool Can Create A Slice Of History Against Arsenal

The Cherries have made a fine start to the season to sit in sixth place, two places and three points better off than Jose Mourinho's struggling United side. The first one is summer signing Naby Keita who is still recovering from his hamstring injury and recent reports suggest that the former Leipzig player could miss the trip to London.

Sports Kasper Schmeichel so proud of Leicester family
Author: 0 Kasper Schmeichel so proud of Leicester family

JAMIE Vardy kneeled in prayer as he paid his respects to Leicester City chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in Bangkok. Leicester City players after defeating Cardiff City by a lone goal in an emotional filled atmosphere on Saturday , jetted to Thailand participate in the week-long funeral of Srivaddhanaprabha who died along with four others shortly after the game at the Kings Power Stadium.

Sports Messi named in Barcelona squad for Inter clash
Author: 0 Messi named in Barcelona squad for Inter clash

Radja Nainggolan returns for hosts Inter, who are fresh from winning their seventh straight Serie A match on Saturday, after recovering from a left ankle injury picked up during last month's Milan derby. "I never went to both clubs and said I want this player. We need to be better in our reading of the game, but we're going to mark space, not men". Inter will seek hope in Barca's defensive record.

Sports Fortnite's monsters are sticking around in the new update
Author: 0 Fortnite's monsters are sticking around in the new update

This includes Twitch superstar streamers Ninja and TimTheTatman, both of whom are die-hard fans of the National Football League, and more specifically, the Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys respectively. To make the usual big team formula more interesting, the Cube Monsters have been added to give players the chance to score special weaponry. This weapon is available in Rare, Epic, and Legendary variants, and packs 44, 46, 48 damage, respectively.

Sports Suns buyout Tyson Chandler’s contract
Author: 0 Suns buyout Tyson Chandler’s contract

Chandler , a native of Los Angeles , has been with the Suns since 2015. No offense to either of these players, but the Lakers' defense suffers when they are in the lineup. Also, adding him will greatly reduce the amount of minutes McGee plays, helping him stay fresh throughout the rest of the season. And he's appeared in 1,086 games, which is 10th most among all active National Basketball Association players.

Sports Emery's impact puts Arsenal rebuild ahead of schedule
Author: 0 Emery's impact puts Arsenal rebuild ahead of schedule

It was the fifth goal of the season for the Frenchman who kept Arsenal's unbeaten run intact, now extended to 14 games. "I think he should buy all of the newspapers and read this". Virgil said immediately after the game he should have had a hat-trick, but he had not even one [goal]. The left-back also rued how the Reds conceded "a poor goal from our point of view", explaining how previously "this season we've been really good at holding on to leads".

Sports Djokovic ousts Federer in epic Paris semi-final
Author: 0 Djokovic ousts Federer in epic Paris semi-final

Earning his fourth straight win over a top-10 player this week, Khachanov, whose muscular game resembles that of his childhood hero Marat Safin , a Russian three-times victor in Paris , picked up the biggest title of his burgeoning career.

Sports Racing, Cox Plate: Chris Waller mulls Winx farewell
Author: 0 Racing, Cox Plate: Chris Waller mulls Winx farewell

A crowd of 38,035 packed into the course to witness history as Winx raced to an unprecedented fourth Cox Plate win, surpassing the feat of Kingston Town's three-straight wins in the early 1980s. "I'm lost for words", Bowman told Channel Seven . "Everyone gets so much joy and pleasure out of the superb ability of this wonderful horse ". "I don't think I need to say anything, Winx has said everything we need to know", Chapman replied.

Sports Josh Gordon starts, plays entire first quarter despite discipline report
Author: 0 Josh Gordon starts, plays entire first quarter despite discipline report

Even though the Bills didn't blitz Brady a ton, they were able to get a good amount of pressure on him with no fear of the Patriots rushing attack. It is all about the quarterbacks for Sean McDermott's side, as Week One starter Nathan Peterman lasted 18 passes before he was yanked, rookie Josh Allen has been extremely inconsistent (as expected) and they made a decision to pick up Derek Anderson rather than go back to Peterman after Allen suffered an elbow injury.

Sports Rafael Nadal an injury doubt for London — ATP Finals
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal an injury doubt for London — ATP Finals

World number one Nadal had been set to face compatriot Fernando Verdasco on Thursday (AEDT), but he announced shortly before the scheduled start time that he would not be fit to play. Rafa, Roger and Novak also top the list with the most number 1 players in a singles season in the last 15 years, having to go back to 2003 to find a more colorful season with Lleyton Hewitt, Andre Agassi, Juan Carlos Ferrero and Andy Roddick and conquering the top spot.

Sports Wayne Rooney set for shock return to the England national team
Author: 0 Wayne Rooney set for shock return to the England national team

Rooney, 33, joined D.C. this summer after a glittering career with Manchester United and Everton, as well as on the global stage with England . England's all-time top scorer called time on his worldwide career in August 2017 after winning 119 caps and scoring 53 goals for his country.

Sports Milner milestone in vain as Arsenal holds Liverpool
Author: 0 Milner milestone in vain as Arsenal holds Liverpool

It's the reason that at the end, I think 1-1 is a good result for how we did in the 90 minutes after 1-0 when we are losing and it's the reason we are happy 50 per cent. Arsenal haven't led at half-time in any of their 11 Premier League matches so far this season. Arsenal's resurgence is not exclusively down to the summer signing of the 22-year-old from Sampdoria.

Sports Krunal Pandya, Khaleel Ahmed handed maiden T20I cap
Author: 0 Krunal Pandya, Khaleel Ahmed handed maiden T20I cap

The Kolkata Knight Riders star, a crowd favourite at the Eden Gardens, has been ruled out of the entire series with an injury. The burly West Indian, while trying another big hit, miscued his attempt and was caught by Pandey at long-on. Down with a "gastric complaint", Bhuvneshwar Kumar pulled out in the last minute despite being named in the XII, but his absence was hardly felt with Yadav and debutant and Khaleel doing a fine job.

Sports Lakers vs. Trail Blazers - Game Recap
Author: 0 Lakers vs. Trail Blazers - Game Recap

Walton, meanwhile, reiterated that despite the fanfare surrounding the arrival of James, rebuilding the Lakers after years of mediocrity - they have not reached the playoffs since 2013 - would take time. "We love the fact that we're going to get another veteran". "Magic and I talk a lot about basketball and our team and his opinions and my opinions", Walton said.

Sports How Cristiano Ronaldo set 'example' to Juventus teammates after Manchester United win
Author: 0 How Cristiano Ronaldo set 'example' to Juventus teammates after Manchester United win

The former Real Madrid star starred in a 1-0 win against Manchester United in the Champions League last week. "But the only one who has won everything this year is Raphael Varane ". "That's why at 33, he's been an example for all of us and given us an extra stimulus". Though he scored a stunning set-piece in the World Cup for Portugal and he's notched some belters from range over the years, Cristiano Ronaldo only scored two free-kick goals for Real Madrid in his last three seasons ...

Sports Emery wants his Arsenal squad to ‘write a new history’
Author: 0 Emery wants his Arsenal squad to ‘write a new history’

Arsenal hosted Liverpool on Saturday evening in a critical Premier League tilt. Cech started the season in goal but failed to prove he can adapt to Arsenal's new style of playing out from the back. But Torreira is now doing for Arsenal what Kante does for Chelsea and Fernandinho does for Manchester City . "The family is very important for us, for every player to feel important and enjoy".

Sports 3 things Cardinals learned from 49ers' big Thursday night win over Raiders
Author: 0 3 things Cardinals learned from 49ers' big Thursday night win over Raiders

So while I do think that the fans are idiotic for fighting, I can't say that I blame them for feeling frustrated. "Today's thing was just attack your job and worry about what matters". But it was ultimately up to Mullens to take advantage of each situation. Raheem Mostert added a 52-yard touchdown run and the Niners outgained the Raiders 405 to 248 for the game.

Sports We will do everything to keep Brahim - Guardiola
Author: 0 We will do everything to keep Brahim - Guardiola

However, the Belgium global sustained an issue with his opposite knee during a coming together with Timothy Fosu-Mensah, and it has left the playmaker facing another spell on the sidelines. "The Belgian underwent scans on Friday at the CFA [City Football Academy]", a club statement read. Guardiola , though, is fully aware of the Spaniard's talent and says the club will do everything in their power to try and keep him past this season.

Sports Jadeja spins India to series-clinching win against West Indies
Author: 0 Jadeja spins India to series-clinching win against West Indies

West Indies will try its best to level the series while India would like to win and wrap up the series. After left-hand batsman Shikhar Dhawan was dismissed cheaply for six, Indian opener Rohit Sharma (63) and skipper Virat Kohli (33) stitched a match-winning partnership of 99 runs to drive their side to a comfortable victory.

Sports Mourinho Avoids FA Punishment For Comments After United - Newcastle Clash
Author: 0 Mourinho Avoids FA Punishment For Comments After United - Newcastle Clash

Mourinho had been under intense pressure heading into the Newcastle game at Old Trafford amid speculation he would be sacked, regardless of the result, with United not having won any of their four previous matches. Simon Francis feels Bournemouth's form suggests they may even be favourites against Manchester United . "We will be at it from the start, pressing high and trying to win the ball back to give the fans something to get excited about".

Sports Federer snubbed controversial Saudi tennis offer
Author: 0 Federer snubbed controversial Saudi tennis offer

Nadal was returning from a right knee injury which forced him to retire from the U.S. Open semifinals, but took medical advice not to play against Fernando Verdasco . "As long as I don't feel like I'm taking a chance on my health prior to London (the ATP Tour Finals), that's the key as well", Federer said. "It's been a hard year for me in terms of injuries, and so I'd prefer to avoid doing anything drastic", he added.

Sports Patriots Reportedly Eyeing Demaryius Thomas, Golden Tate
Author: 0 Patriots Reportedly Eyeing Demaryius Thomas, Golden Tate

The Broncos do plan to recognize the recently-dealt Thomas with modified signage for Sunday's game where in a insane twist that only sports can provide. Unless the Broncos somehow claw their way back into playoff contention (anything is possible, I suppose), they will be able to cheer Thomas on from afar and not have to worry about a head-to-head matchup.

Sports I can’t believe Jimmy Butler is still on the Timberwolves
Author: 0 I can’t believe Jimmy Butler is still on the Timberwolves

We get it. LeBron demands greatness and perfection from his teammates. When James left an ageing Cleveland team behind and signed with the Lakers in free agency in the off-season, he acknowledged he was moving to a young team that he would need to nurture and teach.

Sports Cesc Fabregas Starts - Chelsea Team vs Derby Confirmed
Author: 0 Cesc Fabregas Starts - Chelsea Team vs Derby Confirmed

The hosts were not immune to horror moments at the back, with Jack Marriott and Martyn Waghorn on target in a thrilling five-goal first half that concluded with Cesc Fabregas restoring his team's lead. " Chelsea fans, they'll open Frank with open arms, they're desperate to see him again". This lad has got to become mentally stronger, but in terms of ability, you think of the players who played in that position in the World Cup - Dele Alli and Jesse Lingard - and maybe you could argue they ...

Sports Red Bull in front as Lewis Hamilton closes in on title
Author: 0 Red Bull in front as Lewis Hamilton closes in on title

After matching Michael Schumacher's Monza record, much to the distress of Ferrari's legion of fans, Hamilton moved 30 points clear of Vettel. "I knew it was in there somewhere", he said moments after roaring over the radio in delight. Running strongly after a poor start, Ricciardo had recovered back to second place and was looking good to make it a Red Bull one-two, but fate, it seems, had other ideas.

Sports Golden Tate Traded To Eagles
Author: 0 Golden Tate Traded To Eagles

After two straight seasons with over 1,000 receiving yards, the 30-year-old Tate has 44 catches for 517 yards and three touchdowns this season. Hey, we weren't in the room, so it's impossible for us to speak to the reporter's posture. That's why you all accepted me here - to win games. Reporter: "Okay. Why do you feel like this move makes your franchise better?" "I don't know how I'll fit in, but I'm open-minded".

Sports Broncos to honor Demaryius Thomas on Sunday against Texans
Author: 0 Broncos to honor Demaryius Thomas on Sunday against Texans

The Broncos acquired a fourth-round draft pick from the Texans and the teams will also swap seventh-round picks. The long-rumored move has finally come to fruition as the Texans met the Broncos' trade demands and picked up some much-needed help at receiver with wide receiver Will Fuller going down for the 2018 season with a knee injury.

Sports Shoaib Malik, Sania Mirza blessed with a baby boy
Author: 0 Shoaib Malik, Sania Mirza blessed with a baby boy

However, the couple has passed the test of times and has given couple goals to many aspirant lovebirds. " It's a boyyyy! " Mirza's her younger sister, Anam Mirza, wrote on Instagram. In a recent talk, Sania Mirza had revealed that she will be happy, no matter the newborn kid is a boy or a girl. "At this point, with regard to my baby, all I truly hope, pray and wish is, for it to be healthy, regardless of the gender".

Sports Leicester City owner's family lay wreaths after deadly helicopter crash
Author: 0 Leicester City owner's family lay wreaths after deadly helicopter crash

Aviation expert Jim Rowlands told The Sun he believes there was a problem with the tail rotor. Leicestershire Police said on Twitter that their drone was not in flight when the helicopter left the stadium. The facts are that Manchester City beat Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 to return to the top of the table with a sixth-minute goal from Riyad Mahrez , but that summary does little to reflect a deeply weird occasion.

Sports Iowa, Iowa State appear in first College Football Playoff rankings
Author: 0 Iowa, Iowa State appear in first College Football Playoff rankings

Here's one: No. 2 Clemson , No. 3 LSU and No. 4 Notre Dame win out. Iowa is ranked number 19 by the Associated Press and number 18 in the USA Today/Amway Coaches Poll. It's going to be a very hard decision for the committee because LSU probably has higher quality wins, but MI is the only team in the nation with its one loss coming against an undefeated team .

Sports Andre Drummond calls Joel Embiid 'Emmy Award-winning actor'
Author: 0 Andre Drummond calls Joel Embiid 'Emmy Award-winning actor'

The anti-flopping rules went into effect at the beginning of the 2012-13 National Basketball Association season in an effort to cut back on players "flopping" to draw foul calls. Simmons said he felt good during warm-ups Wednesday and his back didn't bother him. Markelle Fultz , with Simmons out, controlled the tempo early, and played well.

Sports Steven Gerrard looking for a reaction from Rangers against Kilmarnock
Author: 0 Steven Gerrard looking for a reaction from Rangers against Kilmarnock

It was a real blow to Gerrard in his first campaign in the dugout and defender Worrall was disappointed with a below par performance against the Dons. Worrall said: "It was a kick in the teeth. If these players don't step up, it's simple at a big club: the manager goes and finds better quality".

Sports 'Contrite' banned Australia trio should be free to play - ACA
Author: 0 'Contrite' banned Australia trio should be free to play - ACA

That's not the Australian cricket way in my opinion. "They have to be responsible for their actions, regardless of what is going on in the background with the administrators and the culture that's been created". Australian cricket has been regularly criticised for its win-at-all-costs mentality. The report states that in some cases players are required to " play the mongrel ", with the risk of becoming that person.

Sports WTA Finals: Sloane Stephens v Karolina Pliskova
Author: 0 WTA Finals: Sloane Stephens v Karolina Pliskova

Stephens def. Pliskova (Stephens leads series 2-1): The only way for Pliskova to win is if she has an outrageously good serving day and Stephens contributes by playing poorly or freezing up in tiebreakers. Elina Svitolina says she has "nothing to prove" after beating Sloane Stephens to win the WTA Finals title on Sunday. It was more of a mental game for Svitolina.

Sports Klay Thompson sets National Basketball Association record for 3-pointers in a game
Author: 0 Klay Thompson sets National Basketball Association record for 3-pointers in a game

In 26 minutes of action, Thompson made 18 of 29 field-goal attempts and grabbed five rebounds. Butler started despite being questionable with an illness and had a season-low four points on two-of-11 shooting. "We played hard enough, '" Fizdale said. But he was just getting started. With the shot clock off, New Orleans didn't foul and D'Angelo Russell threw out of bounds with 7.5 seconds remaining.

Sports Reed on top at WGC-HSBC Champions
Author: 0 Reed on top at WGC-HSBC Champions

It took him 15 shots to play the two par 5s on the front nine, taking a triple bogey on No. 2 and a double bogey on the par-5 eighth hole. After slicing his drive into the water, Reed faced a hard third shot from a downhill lie and with about 220 yards to the green.

Sports Cleveland Browns Fire Head Coach Hue Jackson
Author: 0 Cleveland Browns Fire Head Coach Hue Jackson

In a freakish and coincidental twist, the past five Browns⁠' head coaches - Romeo Crennel, Eric Mangini, Pat Shurmur, Rob Chudzinski and Mike Pettine - were all fired after the second Steelers game of that season. Jackson and Haley had been feuding in recent weeks over the team's offense and it became public following a 26-23 overtime loss at Tampa Bay in which Jackson said after the game he needed to get more involved.