The team have won their last ten games in all competitions including their last six in league action, hence their high-flying league position. He could also revert to a 3-5-2 formation with Burnley expected to play a lone striker and a midfield five.
Rodgers was injured on Green Bay's second possession of last Sunday's 23-10 loss to the Minnesota Vikings . The sullen expression that Rodgers had on his face while being carted back to the locker room at Minnesota proved to be a precursor to the diagnosis that no one on the Green Bay Packers wanted to hear.
Mesut Ozil has told his Arsenal team-mates that he will be joining Manchester United , according to reports. So it would appear that Ozil's chances of signing a new deal with the Gunners are now slim to none, especially with his advisers wanting a new £350,000-a-week, while the club ONLY offered £275,000-a-week last season.
Luke List took a step towards earning his maiden PGA Tour win after a 67 gave him the outright lead on nine-under, while 2009 U.S. Open champion Lucas Glover also carded a 67 to sit a stroke off the pace together with Scott Brown (70). "My game is about as good as I feel like I'm going to have it at the moment", Thomas said. He was at 29 through his first nine holes, which led Thomas to feel a little disappointed that he didn't post a lower round than 63.
Alonso dreams of becoming only the second driver to achieve motorsport's Triple Crown but needs to win Le Mans and the Indianapolis 500. Alonso was known to be seriously considering his future with the team, but with few alternative options emerging, the Spaniard opted to extend his current stint with McLaren into a fourth season.
Conte's mood around the training ground has been noted by the club's heirachy and there's a sense that tensions are beginning to boil over over the club's mixed start to the season. Cesar Azpilicueta has admitted the morale at Chelsea is low after a 3-3 draw with Roma made it three matches since their last win, at Atletico Madrid last month.
It's the eighth time that United Kingdom has been in the top five during that span. Kentucky, which was picked to finish first in the preseason SEC media poll, is No. The Crimson Tide will return approximately 73 percent of its total scoring output, 58 percent of its rebounding and 77 percent of its assist totals from a year ago.
De Villers rose two spots to be the new world number one batsman. Host South Africa defeated Bangladesh by 104 runs , riding on AB de Villiers' magnificent 176-run innings in their second ODI at Boland Park Wednesday. Among the allrounders, Hafeez toppled Shakib Al Hasan soon after he was reported for a suspect bowling action for the third time in his career. India have moved down to the second spot with 5,993 points from 50 matches.
In their debuts, Lonzo Ball finished with three points, nine rebounds and four assists in 29 minutes while Kyle Kuzma finished with eight points and four rebounds in 18 minutes off the bench as well. The Clippers have won 19 of the past 21 meetings with the Lakers since the start of the 2012-13 season. Over the last five seasons, the Clippers have outscored the Lakers by an average of 15.4 points.
And it was a moment of brilliance from the English midfielder that proved the difference. Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has reacted angrily to Watford striker Troy Deeney after the forward criticised the Gunners for lacking "cojones" after their loss to the Hornets in the Premier League , according to a report on the Daily Mail .
Shakespeare had assisted Claudio Ranieri during the Premier League title triumph in 2015-16 and then succeeded him, at first on a caretaker basis in February, before signing a three-year contract to take the job permanently in June. Allardyce has been out of work since leaving Crystal Palace at the end of last season, and has made numerous television appearances to maintain his profile in the game that has led to his name being repeatedly linked with vacant positions.
Despite referencing Chelsea's "very difficult" injury situation many times in recent weeks, Conte refused to use it as an excuse for failing to beat Roma. The Serbian ace said: " Mourinho is a brand, and the best coach I've ever worked with ". " David Luiz had a problem with his calf, [Tiemoue] Bakayoko finished with a problem in his adductor and I hope it's nothing serious".
Cody Bellinger started things with an RBI double in the first inning. It wasn't all bubblegum and home runs for the Cubs, as Davis' two-inning save came with a game's worth of drama. The Dodgers, one win away from reaching their first World Series since 1988, return to another packed Wrigley at 7 tonight for Game 5 . Clayton Kershaw and Jose Quintana will battle in Game 5 at Wrigley Field on Thursday night.
The Seagulls are faring even worse. West Ham managed to keep their net intact in those three wins (2-0 over Huddersfield, 3-0 over Bolton in the Carabao Cup, and 1-0 against Swansea), so it's not going to be easy for the visitors to score here.
A February 2016 stop by East Lansing police led to a charge of driving on a suspended license. The charge was later dropped in exchange for an equipment violation citation and fines totaling $500. East Lansing District Court records Thursday show Scott scheduled for a pre-trial hearing November 2. That charged was dropped for one count of impending traffic.
Governor Matt Bevin encouraged Kentucky leaders to reach out to Amazon. Seattle-based Amazon is promising $5 billion in investment and as many as 50,000 jobs over the next decade and a half. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson and St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger announced they were interested in putting together a proposal to lure the company to the area.
Gardenhire was sacked by Minnesota following the 2014 season. The soon-to-be 60-year-old was 1,068-1,039 in 13 seasons with the Twins before being let go three years ago. However, his postseason record was 6-21, and he was sacked after the 2014 season - the Twins' fourth consecutive with a losing slate. Detroit posted a 64-98 record, after trading a number of its star players.
Mitchell was flagged for roughing the passer on the play, and a fired up Smith got up yelling at Mitchell . The Pittsburgh Steelers safety was fined $48,620 by the National Football League for his late hit against Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith , per Adam Schefter of ESPN .
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We have to appreciate his confidence here. "It could be just completing a pass down the field or making a sudden movement in the pocket", Bridgewater said Thursday. "I used it as motivation", he said. I wouldn't have went out on the practice field if I wasn't. "I feel like they like me here, so hopefully I'm going to be here and this is the place I'm going to be, " he said.
The owners said that while they knew some fans were unhappy with the protests - which began more than a year ago as a way to highlight issues affecting black Americans - it was important for them to listen to their players and the reasons they have been protesting.
Anthony Slater of TheAthletic.com, Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicle and Mark Medina of The Mercury News say Green is likely doubtful for Friday's road game against the New Orleans Pelicans . Green also sat out of Wednesday's practice. In the buildup to the game, D'Antoni noted that both teams were incredible offensively and, with the addition of Paul, the Rockets felt they could hang with Golden State on that end of the floor, noting that "You're not going to stop ...
Simon Gleave , head of analysis at Gracenote Sports, said: " Manchester City's win against Shakhtar Donetsk was expected but still pushes the club's chance of progress up to 93%". Napoli was holding on and a team lacking two of its star midfielders - Allan and Jorginho were rested in view of a big Serie A game against Inter Milan at the weekend - was being outclassed.
Roberts grinned and replied, "I think that was a once-in-a-lifetime thing". The Chicago Cubs' offense has been struggling mightily against the Los Angeles Dodgers' elite pitching in the NLCS, with just four runs through the first three games of the series.
Hayward ultimately chose to play for the Celtics and former college coach Brad Stevens , signing a four-year, $128 million deal. "But that's not what we're looking at right now". Players on both teams reacted in horror to Hayward's gruesomely bent leg. Stevens said he couldn't watch the replay. Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart posted 12 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals in 32.3 minutes of action in Boston's loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday.
The six other players who were named to the All-Big Ten team were Maryland sophomore forward Justin Jackson, Michigan State sophomore center Nick Ward , Minnesota sophomore guard/forward Amir Coffey, Minnesota senior point guard Nate Mason, Northwestern senior guard Scottie Lindsey and Purdue senior forward Vince Edwards.
Embiid , drafted third overall in 2014, will start the 32nd game of his career and will be on a minutes-restriction somewhere in the teens . Embiid is not thrilled about the minutes restriction, but it's the smart thing to do for the Sixers.
And on Wednesday night against the Red Wings at the Air Canada Centre, in a nod not only to his longevity but also his health, Marleau played his 1,500th game. Marleau hasn't missed a game in eight years and revealed Wednesday he's played through a separated shoulder and a torn meniscus. "I've just surrounded myself with good people, at the rink and away from the rink, that are really good at their jobs, helping you to keep healthy", Marleau said.
The Nets were very concerned with his injury, despite him being able to limp off the floor with the assistance of team doctors. Multiple hamstring injuries limited the 29-year-old to just 36 games last season . He is in the second season of a three-year, $36 million contract he signed with Brooklyn before last season . "Jeremy remains an important part of this team and will continue to contribute in a leadership role".
Ben Simmons had an impressive National Basketball Association debut, but the Australian's 18-point, 10-rebound effort couldn't get his Philadelphia 76ers over the line against Washington, who won 120-115. In Phoenix, Damian Lillard scored 27 points and the Portland Trail Blazers opened the season by handing the Suns the most one-sided loss in the franchise's 49-year history, 124-76.
The removal of Craig Shakespeare from the Leicester City hotseat this week has catapulted Koeman to the head of the sack race betting lists following a run of just two wins in the last 11 matches in all competitions. Much was expected of the Toffees after some heavy spending in the mid-year transfer window but the team have failed to live up to expectations after finding themselves 15th in the Premier League after eight games.
Abbas seeks an independent state in the West Bank , east Jerusalem and Gaza. Hamas has always refused similar demands in the past. "The injustice has been continuing for more than seven decades, exacerbated through Israeli expansionist and aggressive policies towards Palestinians and the whole region", he said, adding that the Tel Aviv regime has "arrogantly and flagrantly" violated at least 86 UNSC resolutions.
Conte responded to Mourinho's comments after Chelsea's 3-3 draw against Roma by telling the Portuguese to focus on his own team and to stop talking about his former club. But despite bringing in some big-name players, some high-profile exits upset the manager. "I have to praise my players because they showed me big effort, big commitment tonight, otherwise we'd have lost the game".
Newton's change of mind is based on the fact that Aluko chose not to cooperate with her first inquiry, having grown frustrated with the FA's own review, and was protecting Spence's identity because the younger player had not wanted to make any formal complaint.
Asked if that meant at Manchester United , Mourinho said: "Yes". Per Shilton, his record drops from a goal every 136 minutes in the English top flight to one every 289 minutes against the top sides. LVG said two days ago that Mourinho goes "out of control too much", called the manner of his sacking "not elegant" and stated his belief that the Portuguese was lobbying to get his job while the Dutchman was still in power at Old Trafford .
Barcelona cruised to a 3-1 victory in Champions League Group D, despite Pique collecting a second yellow card for deliberately handling the ball into the net before half-time. Barcelona were left to play the entirety of the second half with ten men. The only blot on Barca's copybook in the opening stages was Pique's first yellow card for pulling back former Rotherham United and Norwich City loanee Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe , but it seemed like only a matter of time before they would make the ...
The Associated Press is speaking with military families across the country to see if they got a call from Trump. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders holds the daily briefing at the White House in Washington , U.S. He adds: "I had a very nice conversation with the woman, the wife, who sounded like a lovely woman". The serviceman's mother, Cowanda Jones-Johnson, said on Wednesday that the congresswoman's account was correct.
However, Ballard said they haven't considered placing Luck on the injured reserve list and that the soreness is a part of the rehab process. "His long term success is what we're looking for". Andrew Luck has suffered a setback with his surgically-repaired shoulder, and the Indianapolis Colts quarterback will reportedly be held out of practice this week because of it.
Manchester United were 3-0 winners against Swiss outfit Basel at Old Trafford before a 4-1 victory at CSKA Moscow in Russian Federation. Marcus Rashford broke the deadlock midway through the second half when an inswinging free-kick from the left was carried over his line by teenage goalkeeper Mile Svilar.
But Jackson said Kizer appeared to have learned a lot from being benched, while Hogan's first start ended in a 33-17 defeat at the Houston Texans. Kizer's biggest issue: a league-leading nine interceptions. Kessler started in eight games last season and completed 65.6 percent of his passes and threw for six touchdowns versus two interceptions. "It's on me to make sure that question never comes back up", Kizer said.
In a must-win game for Sri Lanka , their captain Upul Tharanga opted to bat, saying the side aimed to put runs on the board for the first time this series . Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI will begin at 4:00pm PST (1030 hrs GMT) since it is a day-night fixture. Conditions: It's hot and humid in Abu Dhabi.
Long has a $1 million base salary this season. "My wife and I have been passionate about education being a gateway for upward mobility and equality", Long said to the AP. Pledge 10 for Tomorrow is a crowdfunding campaign Long began which asks people to either make a one-time donation or pledge a donation for the last 10 games of the National Football League season.
City began their European campaign with a 4-0 win over Dutch side Feyenoord and followed it up with a routine 2-0 victory over Shakhtar. None has been so hard-earned. However, the Italians were able to weather a ferocious storm and drag themselves back into the game. When Walker pulled back Raul Albiol as they challenged to get to a cross, Napoli was awarded its first penalty of the evening but City goalkeeper Ederson Moraes guessed the right way to parry out Dries Mertens' effort.
Sources told ESPN that strike left Mirotic with a fractured bone, sending him to the hospital. It disappoints us in terms of what happened. As a result of the incident, Mirotic suffered a concussion and maxillary fractures. It's unclear what caused the infraction, but Vincent Goodwill of NBC Sports Chicago reported that it was "three years in the making", and that Mirotic instigated it.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones can check another major event off of the AT&T Stadium bucket list: The NFL Draft . The NFL Draft returns to primetime with Round 1 on Thursday, April 26. The Cowboys had earlier pushed for the draft to be held at both AT&T Stadium and The Star - the team's new training facility in Frisco. "When we chose to pursue the draft, we did so with the goal of an economic win for our city and region", says Julie Coker Graham, PHLCVB President and CEO.
Chasing a more than fighting target of 279 to win, Quinton de Kock (168 not out) and Amla (110 not out) came out with a master-class and never allowed Bangladesh to be on top of them. He was on 2 then. Another four and two sixes followed in Mashrafe's next over. JP Duminy came out in the middle with de Villiers 14 runs away from his hundred.
The former Palace player was replaced in the first half at Selhurst Park as Chelsea fell to their third league defeat of the season against an Eagles side who had not picked up a point or scored a goal before Saturday. In fact, they had not even found the back of the net. Cahill told Chelsea's official website : 'When you have had a bad result and a bad performance, you want to play again as soon as possible, which is midweek for us, to try and put it right.
If recent events are any indication, McGregor (21-3 MMA, 9-1 UFC ) is thinking long term. John Kavanagh and Owen Roddy, McGregor's coaches, are pushing for their man to see out a trilogy against Diaz but White calls all talk of an agreement being neared as 'internet bullshit'.
Thankfully for us, City managed to control most of the possession in the final minutes and limit Napoli to a few half-chances on set pieces. "I'm always building and trying to improve on the year before. "You can not beat Napoli - it is impossible to beat them, if you do make a good performance and we did it". Amadou Diawara pulled one back for the visitors from the spot in the second half, having seen Dier Mertens fail to do so in the first, but Premier League pacesetters City ...
After winning the US Open last month and then winning the China Open title in Beijing immediately before his run to the final in Shanghai , Nadal has chose to take a week off. 1 ranking. According to his doctors the Spaniard suffers from overstressing of the knee. The world number one's withdrawal from the Basel event will hand Federer - the current number two - an advantage in their race to finish the year as the top-ranked men's singles player.