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Sport Phil Jones is England's best defender, Gareth Southgate says
Author: 0 Phil Jones is England's best defender, Gareth Southgate says

I understand our job is to entertain and excite the supporters. The 24-year-old Tottenham striker is renowned for having a powerful drive to improve himself as a player and Southgate believes he is an example to his England team-mates. Not too many musicians go on stage and are stopped by an opponent. "Harry is in top form and he has the mentality where he wants to be the best". The Tottenham forward has been the Premier League's top goalscorer for the past two seasons and has five goals ...

Sport Greece 1-2 Belgium
Author: 0 Greece 1-2 Belgium

It was the Manchester United forward's 10th goal of the qualifying campaign. Belgium became the first European side to join hosts Russian Federation at next summer's World Cup finals as goals from Jan Vertonghen and Romelu Lukaku gave them victory in Greece.

Sport Bangladesh eye on series win
Author: 0 Bangladesh eye on series win

Wade has come under fire since being brought into the side for his batting, averaging just 21.25 across nine Tests, including a 4 and a 5 in the first Test against Bangladesh . Australia's previous Test appearance in Chittagong reaped an innings-and-80-run victory for the visitors in 2006, a match remembered for Jason Gillespie's double-century as a nightwatchman.

Sport Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger reveals he still wants to sign Thomas Lemar
Author: 0 Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger reveals he still wants to sign Thomas Lemar

It will be interesting to see how Sanchez responds to this move falling through. Arsene Wenger is quietly optimistic that Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez could still sign contract extensions at Arsenal. Tottenham are reportedly lurking, but it is questionable how much football Barkley will now play ahead of a World Cup year, especially as Everton broke their club record to bring in Gylfi Sigurdsson.

Sport Van Nistelrooy scores for Man Utd on Old Trafford return
Author: 0 Van Nistelrooy scores for Man Utd on Old Trafford return

Not only scoring but providing and making his runs". Manchester United and Liverpool dominate the first monthly award of this season's Premier League with three and two players nominated respectively for August's Player of the Month award.

Sport Penn State football pounds Akron as Barkley puts up big numbers
Author: 0 Penn State football pounds Akron as Barkley puts up big numbers

On Saturday afternoon the sixth-ranked Nittany Lions decimated the Akron Zips by a score of 52-0 to start the season 1-0. In all, it played 11 different defensive linemen, 11 more defensive backs and six linebackers at varying times before the coaching staff called off the proverbial dogs.

Sport Wayne Rooney charged with drink-driving
Author: 0 Wayne Rooney charged with drink-driving

Police confirmed they have charged Rooney with driving while over the prescribed limit after being stopped by officers on Altrincham Road. Bookmakers remain unconvinced that Rooney will stick to his word and not play for England again. I would say to Coleen , get out". "So I've always been quite aware of the tactical side of the game and I believe that can help you on the pitch, certainly as you get a bit older as you need that [knowledge] to help create a bit of space for yourself, and a ...

Sport Nadal eases past Mayer to progress at Flushing Meadows
Author: 0 Nadal eases past Mayer to progress at Flushing Meadows

Nadal had also dropped the first set of his second-round match against Japan's Taro Daniel before winning in four. I was able to play more freely, to start to attack better with my forehand. Nadal will know that if he plays to the best of his ability, Mayer has no chance so I am expecting a very composed and professional performance from the best player in the world.

Sport Lock bails out leaky Mizzou defense in opener
Author: 0 Lock bails out leaky Mizzou defense in opener

Yes, this is the first half drive chart. In the third quarter, Mizzou running back Damarea Crockett ripped off a 75-yard touchdown run, but it was called back due to excessive celebration. Missouri State led 21-20 after totaling 210 yards, including 145 yards rushing on 14 carries. Missouri State's Peyton Huslig completed 24 of 35 passes for 353 yards and two touchdowns.

Sport Fabio Fognini kicked out of US Open for abusing umpire
Author: 0 Fabio Fognini kicked out of US Open for abusing umpire

After being handed a hefty £18,500 fine for his actions on court, Fognini was then kicked out of the tournament by the GSB. A statement read: 'The provisional suspension is with immediate effect and, therefore, Mr Fognini has been withdrawn from his upcoming doubles match '.

Sport Rafal Majka Wins Stage 14, Chris Froome Maintains Lead
Author: 0 Rafal Majka Wins Stage 14, Chris Froome Maintains Lead

Nibali and Lopez broke free of the chasing group close to the finish, but Froome kept them within arm's reach and allowed the former to cut just four seconds off the deficit separating him in second. On Sunday, a seat at one of the most feared of the test with a top finish of Alto Hoya de la Mora, in the Sierra Nevada, to over 2 500 m of altitude.

Sport Blue Jays Takeaways: Joe Biagini's gem goes for naught
Author: 0 Blue Jays Takeaways: Joe Biagini's gem goes for naught

The 21-year-old came to the plate for the first time in the 12th inning and, on the 10th pitch of the at-bat, sliced a double to the opposite field, short-hopping the wall. "I knew about the third or fourth inning". "But our bullpen was as good as theirs tonight". Jonathan Schoop came into the weekend with 158 hits, 82 runs, 30 homers and 101 RBI while Adam Jones had 146 hits, 76 runs, 26 homers and 68 RBI.

Sport Ross Barkley U-turn on Chelsea move after Everton had agreed £35m fee
Author: 0 Ross Barkley U-turn on Chelsea move after Everton had agreed £35m fee

Paul Merson admitted that he was lost for words after Ross Barkley reportedly turned down a move to Chelsea after Everton refused to negotiate with Tottenham. Barkley is now out with a hamstring injury and he's not expected to be back fit again for three months. It also means, as we said earlier, that we can expect another go-around of rumors and links between Barkley, Chelsea , and Spurs as we head to the January transfer window.

Sport Trump coming to Houston today to tour Harvey aftermath
Author: 0 Trump coming to Houston today to tour Harvey aftermath

I want to say a special word of thanks to our awesome first responders-our police and law enforcement officers, firefighters, Coast Guard, National Guard, EMS, doctors, nurses, hospital workers, and volunteers who have traveled from all across the country.

Sport Temple vs. Notre Dame 2017
Author: 0 Temple vs. Notre Dame 2017

Notre Dame will need another wide receiver to make some plays next week. Despite spending nine months trying to reinvent itself in almost every phase, some of the same flaws that crippled Notre Dame in 2016 showed up in Saturday's season-opener against Temple .

Sport No. 13 LSU shuts down BYU, 27-0
Author: 0 No. 13 LSU shuts down BYU, 27-0

Danny Etling, who finished 14-of-17 passing for 173 yards, hit D.J. Chark (four receptions, 77 yards) for a 52-yard strike to set up the second score, while Guice carried 10 times for 49 yards on LSU's 13-play, 66-yard drive to open the scoring.

Sport Georgia quarterback Jacob Eason leaves game with 'knee sprain'
Author: 0 Georgia quarterback Jacob Eason leaves game with 'knee sprain'

Eason was hit while running out of bounds and immediately looked to grab for his left leg. Appalachian State had a strong second quarter at Michigan Stadium that September afternoon, outscoring the Wolverines 21-3 to enter the locker room at the half leading 28-17.

Author: 0 Samuel's 3 TDs lift SC over NC State 35-28

One ESPN analyst even picked the Wolfpack, 7-6 a year, to make the College Football Playoff. Instead, after Saturday's disappointing 35-28 loss to SC in Charlotte , the Wolfpack players (and fans) are left asking: what now? Earlier, the Wolfpack pulled within 35-28 with 12:21 left when Jaylen Samuels made a diving catch in the end zone on a fourth-and-1 play.

Sport Defensive stand helps SC beat NC State
Author: 0 Defensive stand helps SC beat NC State

It was a huge win for a team that was a combined 16-22 over the past three seasons but finished strong previous year to make a bowl game. South Carolina, 6-7 a year ago, came up with the winning plays, including stopping N.C. The offensive line, missing starting left guard Terronne Prescod (shoulder injury) and right tackle Will Richardson (suspended for violating team rules), wilted under the pressure of South Carolina's defensive front.

Sport SC players celebrate with fans after beating NC State
Author: 0 SC players celebrate with fans after beating NC State

Hyped up as a potential crasher of the College Football Playoff, N.C. State couldn't even get out of the gate at 1-0. It was a huge win for a team that was a combined 16-22 over the past three seasons but finished strong previous year to make a bowl game.

Sport Iowa beats Wyoming in season opener, 24-3
Author: 0 Iowa beats Wyoming in season opener, 24-3

They bring back a host of starters from last year's unit, which ranked 13th nationally in scoring defense (18.8 points allowed per game) and held MI and Nebraska to just 23 combined points in home wins to close out 2016. FOR STARTERS: Iowa had nine first-time starters on the field Saturday and played six true freshmen. Wyoming freshman punter Tim Zaleski fumbled the ball late in the half setting up the Iowa score.

Sport JJ Watt raises more than 15 million for Houston flood relief
Author: 0 JJ Watt raises more than 15 million for Houston flood relief

JJ Watt's Hurricane Harvey Relief campaign on YouCaring has successfully raised more than $16 million! So what I do want to do is, I want to start a fundraiser, because I know that these recovery efforts are going to be massive. He's also made it clear that he will see this through. The fundraiser was set up Sunday by Watt after Hurricane Harvey hit. Hundreds of thousands of pounds of food, water and disaster relief kits were on their way to Texas Thursday, August 31st from Pewaukee ...

Sport Andrew Luck Activated Off of PUP List
Author: 0 Andrew Luck Activated Off of PUP List

While the chances for Luck to actually play in Week One of the regular season still seems slim, he is now on the 53-man roster for the start of the year. We're going to see where he's at", Irsay said. Coach Chuck Pagano was also vague last week when asked how much time Luck would need to get himself ready.

Sport Terps shock Longhorns in Texas
Author: 0 Terps shock Longhorns in Texas

This was Texas' first game under new head coach Tom Herman , who came to Austin after two successful seasons at Houston. The No. 23 ranking for a Texas team that hasn't won much lately wasn't a wise move for the media voters in The Associated Press poll.

Sport Malta 0-4 England: Ryan Bertrand scores his first England goal
Author: 0 Malta 0-4 England: Ryan Bertrand scores his first England goal

But while Gareth Southgate's team may have struggled for inspiration on the night, Kane passionately rejected any suggestion the shirt does not mean enough to the England players, who remain two points clear of Monday's opposition Slovakia in World Cup qualifying Group F.

Sport Broncos release three-time Pro Bowl safety TJ Ward
Author: 0 Broncos release three-time Pro Bowl safety TJ Ward

Mr. ( John) Elway and the guys upstairs, they push this organization in a great direction and I'm going to go continue to make championship moves for us. You always get blindsided by stuff. "He is definitely a good young player". Right or wrong, some of those moves will raise eyebrows, will be inconvenient and will rub people the wrong way.

Sport Kent State: 3 things we learned from the Tigers' win
Author: 0 Kent State: 3 things we learned from the Tigers' win

He also had 7 carries for 77 yards and a touchdown. Watson, who was in attendance at his alma mater's season opener, was very impressed with that pass from Bryant to Cain. In-state rival SC won't be a slouch either, as Will Muschamp has that program heading in the right direction in Columbia. The Tigers welcome the Auburn Tigers to Death Valley for a fun ACC vs.

Sport Pigrome's three TDs lead Maryland past No. 23 Texas
Author: 0 Pigrome's three TDs lead Maryland past No. 23 Texas

He was spelled by true freshman Kasim Hill , who completed a crucial 40-yard pass to junior wide receiver DJ Moore on third and 19 midway through the fourth quarter. Texas now has a checklist of all of the weaknesses that were exposed in Week 1 by Maryland . "Just why can't we get out of our own way?" Then Twitter blew up when Charlie Strong's fake Twitter account, Chuck F'n Strong, posted: "It's like I was never fired".

Sport Instant Analysis: Florida downed 33-17 in season opener
Author: 0 Instant Analysis: Florida downed 33-17 in season opener

McElwain turned to Zaire off the bench, who didn't fare much better. MI enters the season with an inexperienced offensive line only with the exception of left tackle Mason Cole. However, their offense looked pretty brutal. Franks also made the rookie mistake of fumbling when trying to run for a first down. Florida's defense had its moments in this one, including recording back-to-back pick-sixes against MI quarterback Wilton Speight early on.

Author: 0 Broncos Sign Brock Osweiler to Set Up Reunion

The Denver Broncos waived rookie quarterback Kyle Sloter Saturday afternoon as National Football League teams trimmed their rosters to 53 players. Osweiler, a second-round pick out of Arizona State in 2012, struggled mightily in his one season with the Texans-he finished dead last in yards per attempt, 27th in completion percentage and second-to-last in quarterback rating.

Sport Broncos Sign Brock Osweiler to Set Up Reunion
Author: 0 Broncos Sign Brock Osweiler to Set Up Reunion

The Denver Broncos waived rookie quarterback Kyle Sloter Saturday afternoon as National Football League teams trimmed their rosters to 53 players. Osweiler, a second-round pick out of Arizona State in 2012, struggled mightily in his one season with the Texans-he finished dead last in yards per attempt, 27th in completion percentage and second-to-last in quarterback rating.

Author: 0 Denver Broncos bringing back QB Brock Osweiler as backup

Osweiler is signing a one-year, $775,000 deal to return to Denver to be a backup to Trevor Siemian , according to a report from Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer . The Broncos need a veteran backup because second-year quarterback Paxton Lynch , the team's first-round draft pick last year, suffered an injury to his right throwing shoulder in a preseason game last week against the Green Bay Packers.

Author: 0 Broncos To Sign Former Browns QB Brock Osweiler

Manning took back the starting QB spot prior to the playoffs and helped lead Denver to a Super Bowl title. The Browns just released Osweiler even though they had to pay him his $16 million guaranteed salary this year. This comes after Zac Jackson of The Athletic reported Friday that the Cleveland Browns released Osweiler following the conclusion of the preseason.

Sport Broncos To Sign Former Browns QB Brock Osweiler
Author: 0 Broncos To Sign Former Browns QB Brock Osweiler

Manning took back the starting QB spot prior to the playoffs and helped lead Denver to a Super Bowl title. The Browns just released Osweiler even though they had to pay him his $16 million guaranteed salary this year. This comes after Zac Jackson of The Athletic reported Friday that the Cleveland Browns released Osweiler following the conclusion of the preseason.

Author: 0 Brock Osweiler heads back to Denver

On Saturday, reports surfaced that the Denver Broncos would be signing their former golden child back to the team and this time around, it will be for a lot less than he wanted well over a year ago. And Broncos fans don't really want him back either . The Broncos have uninspiring Trevor Siemian as the starter, while backup Paxton Lynch is injured.

Sport Fans shelter from the rain during qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix
Author: 0 Fans shelter from the rain during qualifying for the Italian Grand Prix

While Schumacher , a seven-time F1 champion, used to dominate at Monza and Ferrari holds the track record with 18 wins, the last driver for the team to triumph here was Fernando Alonso back in 2010. I know the team are committed to me and l've never picked up the phone and spoken to other teams", the former McLaren driver explained. But Monza seems to me more meaningful now than it did even a week ago, and I expect Sunday's victor will carry with him a momentum that will be hard to ...

Sport Young American nearly knocks off No. 1 Karolina Pliskova
Author: 0 Young American nearly knocks off No. 1 Karolina Pliskova

Every match, I have to win. She was in deep trouble at a set and 5-4 down, with Zhang serving for the match, but she fought off a match point with a fine forehand and recovered to win 3-6 7-5 6-4. Who will win the US Open titles this year? "In some matches you need the serve more than normal", she said. The 20th-seeded American had been 0-4 in second-round matches at Flushing Meadows.

Sport Pats QB Jacoby Brissett Traded for Colts WR Phillip Dorsett
Author: 0 Pats QB Jacoby Brissett Traded for Colts WR Phillip Dorsett

He has appeared in 26 games. He has caught 51 passes for 753 yards and three touchdowns over the last two seasons. WIth the uncertainty of Jimmy Garoppolo's future and if Tom Brady will actually play another 5 years or not, Brissett was clearly not the future and the Patriots, although stacked at WR, could always use another weapon to help put this team even further ahead of the pack.

Sport WR Sammie Coates traded to Browns for 7th-round pick
Author: 0 WR Sammie Coates traded to Browns for 7th-round pick

Fantasy Impact This doesn't do much to the fantasy landscape for Coates, as he's likely down on the depth chart for multiple weeks. The Browns kick off their 2017 season against the Steelers on September 10. He led the league with six receptions of at least 40 yards and an average of 22.2 yards per catch. Coates had 21 catches for 435 yards and two touchdowns in 2016 at at 6-4, 210 pounds he presents matchup problems for many defensive backs.

Sport Pre-season game canceled in wake of Houston flooding
Author: 0 Pre-season game canceled in wake of Houston flooding

But I think guys just want to see their wives, guys just want to see their kids, guys want to see their families. "That's remarkable, from a team in our division, one of our rivals, willing to go above and beyond football and donate a million dollars", Watt said.

Sport Arsenal and Liverpool under additional time pressure in Thomas Lemar chase
Author: 0 Arsenal and Liverpool under additional time pressure in Thomas Lemar chase

A deal to bring Monaco's young attacking star Thomas Lemar to Anfield is unlikely to be completed within the day ahead of the player's worldwide commitments on Thursday. Liverpool take on Manchester City in their next Premier League game at The Etihad after the global break. Monday brought plenty of Reds transfer talk, with not one but two club record breaking deals in the works.

Sport Serena Williams welcomes first child
Author: 0 Serena Williams welcomes first child

The 23-time Grand Slam victor is over the moon about her little bub she shares with fiance Alexis Ohanian , and is keen for women all across the world to know that one's career doesn't stop after having a baby, despite anything society may tell us.

Sport US Open tennis: Marin Cilic bounced by Diego Schwartzman
Author: 0 US Open tennis: Marin Cilic bounced by Diego Schwartzman

By his own admission, the incident has matured: "I'm a different man, a different player", had assured the 69th world before her match of the 3rd round. He made his Grand Slam main-draw debut there this July, losing in the first round, but has taken significant strides since. 7 - Consecutive appearances in the fourth round of Grand Slam tournaments for Venus Williams, longest active streak in women's tennis, after beating Maria Sakkari of Greece 6-3, 6-4.

Sport Monaco Accept Arsenal's £90 Million Lemar Offer
Author: 0 Monaco Accept Arsenal's £90 Million Lemar Offer

Without a Premier League title in 13 years and absent from the Champions League this season following last term's fifth-place finish, Arsenal are no longer a marquee destination for the sport's top stars. Per Ornstein's report, Arsenal would require not only a significant amount of money but a player as well in order to complete a deal for Sanchez.

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