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Sport Manchester City confirm defender Benjamin Mendy has ruptured ligaments
Author: 0 Manchester City confirm defender Benjamin Mendy has ruptured ligaments

CITY have confirmed Benjamin Mendy will undergo surgery after rupturing knee ligaments - meaning the France ace faces NINE MONTHS out. City said on their website (www.mancity.com) that the player had travelled to Barcelona to see a specialist, after initial tests in Manchester, with the results on Thursday confirming the extent of the injury.

Sport Trump says National Football League owners scared of players
Author: 0 Trump says National Football League owners scared of players

Huge football fans are more likely to disagree with Trump's comments suggesting that NFL players who kneel in protest of the national anthem should be fired, at 62%, compared with 26% who do. "I'm trying to map it here", he said . "An NFL spokesman said Monday that players from the Seattle Seahawks, Tennessee Titans and Pittsburgh Steelers would not be punished for violating a league rule that requires players to be present on the sidelines during the playing of the national anthem", ...

Sport Olivier Giroud gets 100th Arsenal goal in Europa League win at Borisov
Author: 0 Olivier Giroud gets 100th Arsenal goal in Europa League win at Borisov

It only took three minutes before Arsenal added a third. Less than two minutes later, Wilshere floated in a ball towards Walcott from the left. But after 10 minutes, Wenger's side grabbed the advantage when Wilshere burst into the box and Walcott's header was half-stopped by Denis Scherbitski before he prodded in from point-blank range.

Sport Bar criticized for 'Lynch Kaepernick' doormat
Author: 0 Bar criticized for 'Lynch Kaepernick' doormat

I ordered them together, pulled them out of the box, taped them down. Sloan saw the makeshift doormat outside the door of SNAFU over the weekend, took a picture and posted it online. He said they're his way of standing up for himself and his family who served in the military. Seeing NFL players kneel during the national anthem didn't sit well with him.

Author: 0 Premier League clubs split on change to overseas TV rights payments

Current Ballon d'Or holder Ronaldo wants a fresh deal worth €25m a year - similar to that of Messi or Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar - though the La Liga and Champions League holders have rejected such demands, according to Marca . Now the Premier League's popularity has made it prime content for pay-TV around the world, delivering approximately £3 billion (€3.4bn) to the 20 clubs in the 2016-19 round of deals.

Author: 0 FBI Looking Into Nike's "Grassroots Basketball" Division

Messages made to Nike on Thursday morning by USA TODAY Sports were not immediately returned. Nike believes in fair and ethical play, both in business and sports, and strongly opposes any form of manipulation. While Nike doesn't have a direct connection to the case, three of the four assistant coaches who were alleged to have been paid to bring players to an agent and a financial advisor are from Nike schools - Tony Bland of Southern California, Lamont Evans of Oklahoma State and ...

Sport Barty stuns Pliskova to reach Wuhan semis
Author: 0 Barty stuns Pliskova to reach Wuhan semis

The Latvian won a superb six in a row to wrap up the match and her first victory over Muguruza in three attempts. Both Wimbledon victor Garbine Muguruza and French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko had to do it the hard way in a tournament that has already seen many fancied names fall.

Sport Bears vs. Packers - What to Watch 4
Author: 0 Bears vs. Packers - What to Watch 4

Unless you've been living under a rock lately, you're well aware of Donald Trump's recent comments about how National Football League players who kneel during the anthem should be fired and taken off the field. "To have a complement (in the backfield) is, frankly, a lot of fun as an offensive coordinator", McCarthy said. As for the Green Bay defense, they need their linebackers to be disciplined against the run as Mike Glennon isn't scaring anyone.

Author: 0 Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola happy with selection headaches in striking department

Chelsea have only won one of their three Premier League home games this season. In this preview, we are backing Eden Hazard as our prediction . It can be easy sometimes to get wrapped up in the hyperbole of the Premier League, where every week is Super Sunday and every defeat a crisis, but this game should be worth the hype - two in-form, elite teams, going toe-to-toe with plenty at stake.

Sport Real Madrid Announce New 5-Year Deal for French Defender Raphael Varane
Author: 0 Real Madrid Announce New 5-Year Deal for French Defender Raphael Varane

The 24-year-old joined Los Blancos from RC Lens in 2011 and has gone on to make 196 appearances for the side, winning two La Liga titles and three Champions Leagues. Varane played superbly again against Dortmund in what was a very impressive win for the defending champions and his influence continues to grow at the club.

Sport Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez team up for Puerto Rico relief effort
Author: 0 Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez team up for Puerto Rico relief effort

Now critics say it's making it hard to get critical supplies into Puerto Rico . "It is unacceptable to force the people of Puerto Rico to pay at least twice as much for food, clean drinking water, supplies and infrastructure due to Jones Act requirements as they work to recover from this disaster", Mr.

Author: 0 'My Wife is Jealous Because I Love Kane' - Mauricio Pochettino

But Kane said: "I am growing up, getting older and more mature". Harry Kane has got everyone waxing lyrical after his Champions League heroics including Tottenham manager Harry Kane Mauricio Pochettino , who said his wife is now jealous because he loves the striker.

Author: 0 Quiz! Name the 23 Premier League players with Champions League hat-tricks

But can you name the players who've scored 'em? No surprise that the six clubs putting forward the proposal, are Manchester City , Manchester United , Arsenal , Chelsea , Tottenham and Liverpool . At the moment, the domestic TV deals are worth around £5.1bn and the overseas deals approximately £3bn. At a meeting in London , Richard Scudamore , executive chairman of...

Sport Pochettino: My wife is jealous because I love Kane
Author: 0 Pochettino: My wife is jealous because I love Kane

And not content with simply talking up Kane, Donis then want on to put the England striker in the same bracket as arguably the three best players in the world - Lionel Messi , Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo . "Five goals in two games is fantastic and hopefully he will carry on in the same way for him and the team". Staying consistent at the top level is what it's all about.

Sport Mom, daughter dead in hit-run on dark, 4-lane Warden Ave
Author: 0 Mom, daughter dead in hit-run on dark, 4-lane Warden Ave

The woman, 33, and the child were transported to a trauma centre but pronounced dead shortly after. After they finished, the family attempted to cross Warden Avenue. Police are looking for the vehicle which is described as a 2006 or 2011 black Honda Civic. "We're asking for the public's assistance or for the person who was driving that vehicle to contact police", Zambri daid.

Sport Fabian Delph & Fraser Forster recalled to England squad
Author: 0 Fabian Delph & Fraser Forster recalled to England squad

Vardy, who has six goals from 17 appearances for England , however insists that he does not just want to be viewed as a backup option and said , "It's nothing like that". "We have given our side of events, Dele has given his, we have to see what happens next". Elsewhere in the squad, Southampton goalkeeper Fraser Forster is also included, coming in for Burnley's Tom Heaton who is now sidelined with a shoulder injury.

Sport Roy Keane Feels This Manchester United Signing Was a Bargain
Author: 0 Roy Keane Feels This Manchester United Signing Was a Bargain

Keane offered up a glowing endorsement of in-form striker Lukaku, who scored his ninth and tenth goals of his United career in just his eighth game for the club in Moscow. Keane's approval means nothing in the big picture, but is a representation of how far this side has come even since last season. "You need a star player and Man United have got players that could become that, but we need to find out who that will be and if they can reach that level".

Author: 0 Hamilton 'sad' to lose challenge of Malaysian GP from F1 calendar

The Briton's march to the top of the podium was held up several times by a safety auto in an action-packed race, but the Mercedes driver now leads the standings by 28 points. "We have been on the receiving end of those bad memories before". "Just that it has become more hard". "It is better if your time and energy is spent looking forward".

Sport Westwood aims to topple big names at British Masters
Author: 0 Westwood aims to topple big names at British Masters

The 43-year-old was ninth in the Czech Masters and third in the KLM Open a fortnight ago and said: "I feel like maybe a win is just around the corner". His weaknesses? "Red wine, dark chocolate, burgers, fries - everything", he replied, laughing. "Whether I want it or not, if it's there, I'll have it".

Sport Trump Defends Anthem Tweets: 'The NFL Situation Is a Very Important Situation'
Author: 0 Trump Defends Anthem Tweets: 'The NFL Situation Is a Very Important Situation'

Colin Kaepernick , a former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, started the form of protest a year ago as a means to draw attention to police killings of unarmed black people and oppression of minorities. Lately, President Trump has spent more public time on the controversy than other issues, but what he's saying is not completely accurate. Thomas, who had previously stood during the anthem, knelt next to three of his teammates, one of whom was former Ole Miss left tackle Laremy Tunsil, now a ...

Sport Chicago Cubs clinch second-straight National League Central crown
Author: 0 Chicago Cubs clinch second-straight National League Central crown

Addison Russell and Anthony Rizzo celebrate after Russell's three-run homer against the Cardinals in the seventh inning Wednesday. It's a fun moment for Russell, who's been having an okay year for the Cubs , playing a solid shortstop, batting.243, helping the team inch closer to clinching the NL Central.

Sport Twins close in on playoff berth, rally to down Indians 8
Author: 0 Twins close in on playoff berth, rally to down Indians 8

Minnesota could be the first team to lose at least 100 games and make the playoffs the following year. But closer Cody Allen stopped the comeback and Minnesota's players hustled into the clubhouse to watch the Angels. Wade Davis sealed the deal in the ninth, working around a two-out double. "We got the tying run up there, which was good". The Indians scored again in the fourth inning, which began with consecutive singles by Encarnacion and Santana, putting runners at first and second with ...

Sport Live cricket score, South Africa vs Bangladesh, 1st Test, Potchefstroom, live
Author: 0 Live cricket score, South Africa vs Bangladesh, 1st Test, Potchefstroom, live

But after losing a four-match series in England this year and still without key elements of their pace attack, there will be no air of complacency about the home team. The animated and gutsy wicket-keeper/batsman has been - along with Shakib Al Hasan - at the forefront of Bangladesh's success in recent years. Though traditional metric is not for what an worldwide team plays, once Bangladesh rose to the sixth position in ODI rankings, their way to approach games has changed completely, ...

Author: 0 Conte Seeks To End Spanish Dominance Of Champions League, Praises Morata

The Belgian worldwide has struggled overall to adapt to Chelsea since his 40 million euro ($46.99 million) move from Marseille in 2016 but has scored three crucial goals for the club. Conte and Atletico boss Diego Simeone played down comparisons in the sides' playing styles, but the Chelsea boss called on his side and other English sides to learn lessons from their La Liga rivals at Champions League level.

Sport Bayern Munich: Ancelotti on the brink, decisive meeting today
Author: 0 Bayern Munich: Ancelotti on the brink, decisive meeting today

SportBild reported on Thursday morning that a meeting will be held later in the day once the travelling party arrives back in Munich. If Ancelotti is dismissed, it's expected that Willy Sagnol will take over as interim Coach, before Nagelsmann can take over in the summer.