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Lukaku sends goal warning ahead of Everton reunion

Koeman says the hard run of fixtures is no excuse for a slow start. 'A young talent of 18 or 19? Ok. Everton made a raft of signings over the summer, and Koeman added: "I don't see a team on the pitch". There was a big difference'. Rio Ferdinand has told Romelu Lukaku to emulate Chelsea legend Didier Drogba by scoring "big goals in big games" for Manchester United . Read More »

Josh Tomlin: There is no quit in Cleveland Indians


Cleveland is now on a 21-game winning streak and Miller has been out for all of it. Hoskins, who was called up on August 10, had 18 home runs and 39 RBIs in 34 games. There's been a healthy amount of debate what is actually the Major League Baseball record for longest winning streak. Some say that the longest streak ever is 26 games, by the 1916 New York Giants . Read More »

Olympic Games: Paris & LA to host 2024 & 2028 respectively


The Coliseum and the new National Football League stadium in Inglewood are set to share duties for the opening and closing ceremonies, part of a "something old and something new" approach, as the Coliseum was the site of the ceremonies both in 1932 and 1984. Read More »

Salah: Liverpool feel like a family


Jurgen Klopp has ensured Liverpool's return to the Champions League has another layer of scrutiny by making Loris Karius his European No 1. Sevilla have only lost two of their last nine Champions League games (W5 D2). Many have been excited about the prospect of seeing Coutinho play with Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino for the first time . But Sevilla are taking the match-up seriously, having rested Ever Banega and Luis Muriel over the weekend. Read More »

Klopp: One player wouldn't fix Reds issues


After failing to make the most of their chances, the hosts were ultimately punished on 72 minutes, with Joaquin Correa producing a fine finish to level the scores. It was the worst possible start for the Reds but, to their credit, they responded well and largely dominated the game from that point on. "It was an exciting game from my side, everyone saw our desire and passion but we got a point", continued the German, trying to draw some positives. Read More »

Cleveland Indians winning streak hits 20 in Major League Baseball

Teammate Abraham Almonte obliged. "I ran out of bats". There was one problem, however, with the replacement. Biggest overachiever: Perez has played 12 games in the streak and is hitting.378/.439/.811 with four home runs and 13 RBIs. "It's insane the way they're playing, just insane", Deas said. It's as though the game never happened, even though it was a regular season contest that spanned the full nine innings. Read More »

West Ham up and running with victory over Huddersfield


For Hart , on loan with the Hammers from Manchester City, the game also marked his first clean sheet in 23 league games, a run stretching back to his time with Torino in Serie A last term. The tension lifted and Huddersfield's resolve broken, Ayew profited from a goalmouth scramble after a right-wing corner by prodding into the net. The defeat leaves Town sixth on the Premier League ladder. Read More »

Neymar refuses to shake Anthony Ralston's hand after PSG hammer Celtic


In other results, Manchester United beat FC Basel 3-0, Barcelona beat Juventus 3-0, and Roma and Atletico Madrid fought out a 0-0 draw in Rome. "It was the ideal match, the match we had to play here to get the three points". He said: "It is a great atmosphere here". One mazy run forward nearly brought a goal and the Celtic fans showed their appreciation. "He said what he said and I said something back and that was it". Read More »

USA to face one of the most risky hurricanes ever


She is also the founding director of the Risky Business Project, an initiative that assesses the economic risks of climate change , and the author of the 2015 report "Come Heat and High Water: Climate Risk in the Southeastern U.S. "At Tampa International, we saw sustained winds of 52 miles per hour with a peak gust of 66 miles per hour", Janet Zink, an airport spokeswoman, said in an email. Read More »

Cleanup begins as Irma moves out of Florida


Low in the mid-60s. Winds speeds will continue to ramp up into tomorrow morning and by lunchtime, we could have gusts topping 40 or 50 miles per hour to the east and especially southeast. Petersburg region would continue moving north over the western Florida peninsula through Monday morning and then into the southeastern United States late Monday and Tuesday. Read More »

Mark Hughes calls Jose Mourinho's Stoke comments an 'easy swipe'

Simon Mignolet is pleased Liverpool are quickly back in action following their hammering by Manchester City . "For example, Benfica played Friday in Portugal". "I feel weaker without Fellaini in my squad, doesn't matter if it's on the pitch or on the bench", said Mourinho on Monday as he previewed the game. Read More »

Manchester City vs. Liverpool: Starting Lineups & TV Information


The incident occurred late in the first half as Ederson rushed out of his area to try to beat Reds forward Mane to a high bouncing ball. Former Manchester City midfielder Barton admitted that he was surprised to see Klavan named in the Liverpool starting line-up considering Lovren had started their previous three fixtures. Read More »

Bale admits "there is an argument" for his Real Madrid exit


Spurs finally returned to the Champions League last season and after a disappointing group stage exit they will be determined to go one better this campaign, but a tough group - and Bale - stand in their way. Who can stop that from happening? Elsewhere, Juventus should still be in the running despite the loss of Leonardo Bonucci, with Medhi Benatia signed permanently from Bayern as one option to fill the gap in the heart of the defence. Read More »

Coutinho will not feature against Man City - Klopp


He's good with balls to feet, he's good attacking space. Intent is irrelevant and it was both risky and reckless, so the referee had no choice. But Klopp told a news conference Coutinho still requires further work on his fitness having missed the opening weeks of the season with a back injury - a stance the player agreed with following talks ahead of the crunch clash at the Etihad Stadium . Read More »

Adam Gotsis steps up in Denver Broncos' win


PT on ESPN . "But a win is a win". Call a timeout just before the fateful field goal. "My two biggest things were my family time and my preparation and what I owe this football team", Rivers said . Rivers earned a Pro Bowl invitation last season even though the Chargers posted a 5-11 record for their second straight losing season. Since the Chargers announced in January the team's intentions to move to Los Angeles , NFL players and fans are still coming to terms with the ... Read More »

Game recap: Minnesota Vikings 29, New Orleans Saints 19


New Orleans enters the season looking for their first playoff appearance since 2013. The first Monday night of the season is great because we get two Monday Night Football games. In fairness, none of the Saints ball carriers played well. At least not in the preseason. On another occasion, the Saints ran Peterson on a second-and-short, only to remove him for the third-down play, which clearly telegraphed a pass. Read More »

DeShone Kizer provides hope but not a win for Browns in opener


Of those sacks, he threw a bit of sauce on the end, celebrating his takedowns of fellow rookie, Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshone Kizer . But the Browns couldn't stop Brown. The first-round pick also had an interception in a memorable debut. Last season, no white players were among those by participating in anthem protests, but several did so before games last month. Read More »

Chicago Bears: Different year, same story in close loss to Atlanta Falcons

The failed four chances to win the game will get plenty of negative attention, of course, and the optics weren't good with Glennon getting sacked on fourth and goal to bring the drama to a close . It's a blow to him, but it's a blow to us, too. As the Bears head into week one, Cohen sits second on the running back pecking order behind Jordan Howard , who is a legitimate fantasy stud. Read More »

Bills Defeat the Jets in a Clash of Expected Also-Rans


Conventional wisdom says you wait to break the two-point card out of your wallet until the fourth quarter, but in the Land of Horrible Football Teams, it's often best to push the envelope whenever possible. Kony Ealy and Muhammad Wilkerson swatted away the first two behind the line, and Juston Burris got the third when he plucked the pass that Charles Clay couldn't handle in the end zone and returned it out of harm's way. Read More »

Seattle Seahawks vs. Green Bay Packers, Week 1

It was Lacy who received the first carry, however, taking two on the second series of the game for Seattle . The Seahawks excellent defense got even more excellent recently. But the running game will not matter for either team. Quarterback Russell Wilson , who was hurried often and was also sacked. Green Bay will lean on Ty Montgomery , Jordy Nelson , Davante Adams , and Randall Cobb on offense and with Rodgers behind centre it is easy for the skill position players to ... Read More »

Redskins, Eagles out to establish themselves as contenders


The 58-yard feed was the second-longest touchdown completion of Wentz's career and Agholor's longest score. He can make great plays with his feet. Cousins is a capable QB and the Redskins weapons of their own, not to mention the Eagles have had barely any success against the number when it comes to facing Washington as of late, so I'll take a shot with Washington on the money line to start the season with a win on home soil. Read More »

Arsene Wenger Wishes Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Well At Liverpool


I actually don't know, it's a bit tricky on the wings to play for Liverpool and as a No.10 - Coutinho is back. That's the beauty of this Liverpool team: you can be one of four attacking positions, everywhere except striker, and have that attacking-midfielder influence. Read More »

Clemson is top Tiger; defense keys win over Auburn


Clemson , 2-0 and facing a road game against 17-ranked Louisville next, never dominated, but this team's strength - the defensive front seven - made enough plays to keep Auburn out of the end zone. Levy, reflecting on Bryant's return from what initially appeared to be a serious injury, said the QB was "Deondre Francoising [Bryant]", which was his way of saying he was writing Bryant off for the season with an injury. Read More »

Myles Garrett (ankle) ruled out for Browns Week 1


Jackson reportedly had no idea that the team was even shopping the cornerback. "He is not at the bottom". You don't know exactly how long a player needs to recover. He will be fine. The rookie defensive end injured his right ankle in practice September 7 and could not finish, Browns coach Hue Jackson revealed when practice ended. Read More »

Burnley piles pressure on De Boer

Then came a 1-0 defeat to Liverpool at Anfield. "I spoke to Steve [Parish, chairman] and we know what we're going to do", said De Boer. Palace were weighing up whether to axe De Boer after a 2-0 home reverse to Swansea towards the end of August. Read More »