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Anti-Lochte protesters disrupt 'Dancing with the Stars' Anti-Lochte protesters disrupt 'Dancing with the Stars'
- September 19, 2016

Lochte joined the cast of Dancing With The Stars following Rio 2016, where he picked up another gold medal - and an image problem after he lied about being robbed at gunpoint . He also spoke out about how the incident has influenced the way he feels about the ABC reality TV show. Host Tom Bergeron can be heard saying, "All right". (more...)
Ryan Lochte Heckled During DWTS Debut Ryan Lochte Heckled During DWTS Debut
- September 19, 2016

The men reportedly stormed the stage in protest of Lochte's story about an alleged gunpoint mugging in Rio during the Olympic Games, which turned out not to be true. Lochte was shaken, saying he was "a little hurt". The high angle shoot reveals one of the protesters being tackled to the ground by security moments before host Tom Bergeron improvised and tossed to a commercial break. (more...)
Claudio ranieri urges leicester to move on from champions league triumph Claudio ranieri urges leicester to move on from champions league triumph
- September 19, 2016

Admittedly, Club Brugge, who Manchester United easily dispatched of in the Champions League qualifying rounds last term, are not exactly elite competition, but Leicester performed admirably on what was another venture into unchartered territory for the club. (more...)
Celtic can learn from loss - Rodgers
- September 19, 2016

It's a great welcome back to the Champions League. Dembele was Celtic's hat-trick hero in a 5-1 thrashing of Glasgow rivals Rangers on Saturday, but he failed to add to his burgeoning reputation as ter Stegen flew to his right to turn the Frenchman's penalty behind. (more...)
Neymar: Messi, Suarez & I Know How Each Other Think
- September 19, 2016

Earlier this summer, the Antrim native was forced to issue a similar statement after a 1-0 defeat to part-timers Lincoln Red Imps in the Champions League qualifiers. Messi had started Saturday's shock 2-1 defeat to Alaves on the bench due to the after-effects of a minor groin injury, but took just three minutes to make his presence felt with a rising drive into the top corner from Neymar's lovely through ball. (more...)
Liverpool expect Roberto Firmino to be fit for next weekend Liverpool expect Roberto Firmino to be fit for next weekend
- September 18, 2016

They had taken just nine points from those ten matches, beating Watford at Anfield but losing to Southampton (a), Swansea (a) and Crystal Palace (h). "First half was really good from Daniel". In his column for the Daily Mirror , the Liverpool cult hero airs his doubts over whether Chelsea , Manchester City or Manchester United really rate the Senegal star. (more...)
Chiefs climb out of 21-point hole
- September 18, 2016

On the other side, the Chargers had a number of players that have outstanding days on offense. The first half of the game was especially frustrating for Chiefs fans because both the offense and defense looked completely inept. The Chargers went 24-3 with a field goal, but the momentum shifted in the fourth quarter in favor of the Chiefs. Smith calmly completed six passes and marched his team 56 yards to the end zone. (more...)
Rain washes out Sprint Cup qualifying for Chase opener
- September 18, 2016

The Chase for the Sprint Cup playoffs begin with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400 at Chicagoland Speedway . NASCAR didn't announce any technical issues after the race but confirmed the failed inspection Saturday morning. (Busch) "As the No. 18 team, we've got some work to do". NASCAR is bringing to life the drama and excitement of The Chase for fans online and on their mobile devices with Ready. (more...)
Mike Lonergan relieved of his duties — George Washington Basketball Mike Lonergan relieved of his duties — George Washington Basketball
- September 18, 2016

Lonergan, hired at the school in 2011, was accused in July of verbal and emotional abuse of his players, The Washington Post reported . Under Lonergan, George Washington won the NIT championship in March and he took the Colonials to the NCAA Tournament in 2014 and Vermont in 2010. (more...)
Despite criticism, Penn State honors Paterno during game
- September 18, 2016

Penn State's commemoration of Paterno's first game as head coach in 1966 was modest. Paterno, who joined the Penn State staff as an assistant in 1950 before being promoted to head coach in 1966, was sacked by the university's board of trustees on November 9, 2011 - just days after the arrest of longtime PSU defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky for child sexual abuse. (more...)
Stan Wawrinka Handily Upsets Novak Djokovic, Wins 2016 US Open Final
- September 18, 2016

After spending nearly 22 hours on court to win the US Open , Wawrinka said it was his most hard grand slam ever. Wawrinka, who has spent much of his career in the shadow of countryman Roger Federer, now has more Grand Slam titles since 2014 then Federer, Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray combined (2). (more...)
Cavani scores four as PSG rout Monaco 6-0 in Ligue 1 Cavani scores four as PSG rout Monaco 6-0 in Ligue 1
- September 18, 2016

With Cavani off at half-time, Lucas would add a fifth PSG goal midway through the second half with a swerving shot from distance Vercoutre could have done better to keep out. Cavani wasted a first chance in the fourth minute, missing the target from Angel Di Maria's pass but opened the scoring eight minutes later with a left-footed shot off the post and into the net. (more...)
Conte Reveals Why Fabregas Isn't First Choice At Chelsea Conte Reveals Why Fabregas Isn't First Choice At Chelsea
- September 18, 2016

Antonio Conte said he is not anxious about the potential ban Diego Costa could receive in the 2016/17 Premier League . "If at one moment I decide to play with Cesc, another player must stay on the bench". "I have confidence in him". 'I knew him from Southampton and I thought he was a really good player. Fabregas has lost his starting berth following the arrival of Conte as the new man in charge and has played just 26 minutes in four Premier League games. (more...)
Guardiola expects Aguero to sign new deal
- September 17, 2016

Guardiola, a two-time Champions League victor with Barcelona, also called on City's supporters to end their practice of booing the competition's anthem. He's a special player. I can see us having to do an terrible lot of defending, so with that in mind, I'd like to see us set up defensively with the usual back four, Midfield of King, Surman, Arter, Ake, Brad Smith, with Wilson up top. (more...)
Australia's Starc undergoes surgery after training mishap
- September 17, 2016

Australia's chances of winning their ODI series against South Africa were hit hard after two of their main players, Shaun Marsh and James Faulkner were ruled out of the games because of fitness concerns. Starc, who was born in Sydney , was the star performer for Australia when they defeated Sri Lanka ODIs and T20Is series won by Australia. All-rounder James Faulkner is also sidelined after he suffered a calf injury at training on Thursday. (more...)
NASCAR at Darlington 2016: Winners and Losers from the Bojangles' Southern 500
- September 17, 2016

Things learned from the Southern 500. "At this point, I guess momentum means something, so I guess something matters". The garage at NASCAR's oldest superspeedway is now named after Cale Yarborough. Stewart will drive the red-and-gold Coca-Cola vehicle patterned like the one Bobby Allison steered to victory at the Southern 500 in 1971 and 1972. (more...)
Jets keep cool, beat Bills 37-31 for first win
- September 16, 2016

Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick completed 24 of 34 passes for 374 yards and a touchdown against his former team, avenging a loss here in last season's finale that kept NY out of the playoffs. NOTES: Pro Bowl WR Brandon Marshall twisted his left knee when Bills CB Stephon Gilmore grabbed his face mask on a second quarter reception. Marshall went to the locker room, but he returned and registered a big catch on an ensuing touchdown drive. (more...)
Three untouchable players in Conte's Chelsea XI - agree? Three untouchable players in Conte's Chelsea XI - agree?
- September 16, 2016

He's a warrior on the pitch". He uses his body all the time - that is his quality - he was almost unstoppable against Swansea. "It's a challenge but I feel good, to be honest". No wonder the player offered: "In the last few seasons I have played as a 10 or as a winger". There has been animosity between the two sides, and sets of fans, for the best part of a decade, but Klopp likes to think there is some form of mutual appreciation. (more...)
Bengals again to be without TE Eifert vs. Steelers Bengals again to be without TE Eifert vs. Steelers
- September 16, 2016

That being said, we have seen them run some variations of gap scheme plays, and even tradition gap plays at times . While they are tied, Testaverde saw action in parts of 21 different seasons to reach that total (but didn't start the entire time ), whereas Big Ben is in just his 13th National Football League campaign and likely has plenty left in the tank to continue his career. (more...)
Touchline tussle beckons Klopp and Conte as Liverpool tackle Chelsea
- September 16, 2016

I could not have been more wrong in fancying champions Leicester at the revamped Anfield last weekend as Liverpool's speed of thought and execution was breathtaking at times in a 4-1 victory. Chelsea dropped their first points of the Premier League season last Sunday afternoon as they visited Swansea City. But Chelsea winger Victor Moses is convinced that Conte's off-pitch adjustments have set the club on the right path. (more...)
Charleston Southern suspends 14 for Florida State game
- September 15, 2016

CSU first announced an internal review of the NCAA violations last week. Chadwell told WCIV that he was unaware until Friday morning about the attention Robinson's Facebook post, and social media posts from other players, had received. Deondre Francois completed 33 of 52 passes for 419 yards and two touchdowns. -Star LSU running back Leonard Fournette is a game-day decision for the Tigers' home opener against Jacksonville State on Saturday. (more...)
Tottenham beats Stoke 4-0 as Kane gets off the mark
- September 15, 2016

Indeed, Spurs have only won four of their sides' last 11 encounters in all competitions (L3-D4) and their start to the new campaign has hardly been barnstorming, bookending a narrow 1-0 home defeat of Crystal Palace with a draws away at Everton and at home against Liverpool. (more...)
Cubs' division ambitions stalled by 2-4 loss to Cardinals
- September 15, 2016

While the odds favor NY and San Francisco, both of whom have easier schedules, St. Louis is getting some key reinforcements for the final three weeks. He is 6-0 with a 1.17 ERA in his previous eight starts. RANGERS 3, ASTROS 2: In Houston, Jurickson Profar hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the ninth, and Texas handed Houston another hard loss. (more...)
Sunderland's Lamine Kone signs a new contract at the Stadium of Light Sunderland's Lamine Kone signs a new contract at the Stadium of Light
- September 15, 2016

Koeman , who arrived from Southampton in the summer, was furious with the first half performance but said he had not been anxious by Lukaku's lack of goals as he is a "great player". Koeman made one change at the break taking off an under-performing Ross Barkley and sending on Spanish winger Gerard Deulofeu. We got a reaction in the second half. (more...)
Platini: My conscience is clear
- September 15, 2016

Slovenian Ceferin said his organisation should show the clubs "we are the ones who are the governing body". "In any case, I will try to do as many things on my programme as possible". The 48-year-old lawyer, nearly unheard of outside his own country at the start of the campaign, beat his Dutch rival Michael van Praag by 42 votes to 13, with no abstentions. (more...)
Brazilian lawmakers vote to strip ex-speaker of his seat
- September 15, 2016

An inflatable doll with the likeness of former President of the Chamber of Deputies Eduardo Cunha floats in the Chamber of Deputies in Brasilia , Brazil, Monday, Sept. He was in his fourth term. Michel Temer , the new president of Brazil, has announced plans to privatise parts of the country's ravaged economy in order to stimulate growth. (more...)
Iniesta tips Guardiola's City for Champions League tilt
- September 14, 2016

It is unclear when the game will be played next but it will most likely be tomorrow night. After winning the Derby, beating Gladbach would be a great way to maintain the ideal record and continue to prove while Guardiola's City will be so scary this season. (more...)
Thunder F McGary gets another drug suspension Thunder F McGary gets another drug suspension
- September 14, 2016

McGary was already serving a five-game suspension to start the season after violating the league's drug policy in July . The NBA has tacked another 10 games onto the initial suspension thanks to non-compliance with the drug program, bringing the total to 15 games without pay. (more...)
Ranieri: Champions League title impossible for Leicester
- September 14, 2016

Not only that, but they would appear to have a better chance than 2010-11 quarter-finalists and on-song league rivals Tottenham Hotspur. That being said, I like to stick with players who I believe will make it deep into the competition. England global Drinkwater believes the team's heroics last season prove they can mix it with the very best clubs in Europe, and he is hopeful they can go all the way during their maiden Champions League campaign. (more...)
Iniesta tips Guardiola´s City for Champions League tilt
- September 14, 2016

Five games in all competitions , five wins, 17 goals scored and just three conceded meant Guardiola's start to his career in England couldn't have been more ideal. Arsenal are unbeaten in their last 22 home league games against Southampton following a late penalty that was converted by Santi Cazorla, whose last seven Premier League goals for Arsenal have been via the penalty spot. (more...)
Lions kick Colts in 39-35 shootout
- September 13, 2016

The Detroit Lions blew an 18-point first-half lead in their season opener for the second straight year, then survived a missed extra point by Matt Prater and a late touchdown drive by Andrew Luck to beat the Indianapolis Colts today at Lucas Oil Stadium , 39-35. (more...)
Everton could have won title - Moyes Everton could have won title - Moyes
- September 13, 2016

It took Sunderland 52 minutes to register an effort on target through Lamine Kone's header, and they scarcely threatened further before Lukaku nodded in a killer second from Yannick Bolasie's cross. Ok boys, let's go get three points and keep the momentum rolling in the league. Lukaku, who scored twice in Belgium's World Cup qualifying win over Cyprus last week, insists he was always confident he would recapture his scoring touch once his fitness levels improved following a post-Euro 2016 ... (more...)
Kaepernick kneels for anthem; 2 Rams raise fists in protest
- September 13, 2016

If Jones, one of the most important players on the Orioles, chose to take a knee during the national anthem to protest institutionalized racism, especially in policing, he would not lose his job. because he is older and has more money?" He told reporters, "We are disrespected and mistreated everywhere we go on a daily basis because of our skin color, and I'm sick of it". (more...)
Indians must reevaluate rotation after Danny Salazar lost for season
- September 13, 2016

So, the Indians will need someone to come in and give them quality innings of work similar to what Jaret Wright gave them during the 1997 World Series run. The Cleveland Indians are in a great spot with just 20 games left in the regular season. For the season, Salazar is 10-3 with a 2.36 ERA and held to opponents to a.195 batting average this season. (more...)
ICC to discuss technical delay in India-West Indies T20I in Florida ICC to discuss technical delay in India-West Indies T20I in Florida
- September 13, 2016

Dwayne Bravo (2-37) bowled the crucial last over, where he picked up the wicket of Indian skipper MS Dhoni in the last ball to clinch the match. The bulk of India's chasing was done by KL Rahul, who scored 110 off 51 balls, his maiden T20I hundred in only his fourth game. (more...)