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Giroud's 1st Arsenal goals of season add to Sunderland woes

Sanchez nimbly converted from close range after Gibbs' shot had come back off the post to complete a miserable afternoon for Sunderland. Arsenal are unbeaten in 13 top-flight matches against Sunderland (W8, D5) and have won on four of their las...

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte set to stick to same formation

The sentiment was hardly earth-shattering but nor, now, is the notion that Ferguson could have made his quintet a half-dozen. Italian coach Antonio Conte has revealed that managing Chelsea is not good for his health. After three successive Pre...

Brock Osweiler 'not surprised' by chilly Denver reception

The Houston Texans quarterback made a bizarrely comical blooper on Monday in his team's Week 7 loss to the Broncos. He guided Denver (5-2) past the Texans, a team he used to coach. We wanted Brock to come out here and struggle. "It just feels goo...

Hamilton wins but Rosberg remains on course for title

This win has helped Hamilton to reduce Rosberg's championship lead by 7 points. With Mercedes making a precautionary change to the fuel system on his vehicle overnight, mindful of the engine failure that cost him 25 points in Malaysia, Hamilton had...

United pick strong side for tonight's Manchester Derby

When asked if he has met any City fans in Manchester , he said: "I've met a lot but they became United supporters when they met me!" The incident was captured on camera after the game. Guardiola brought Sergio Agüero and Raheem Sterling into the...

Hamilton haunted by failure even in triumph

It enabled him to take a "free" pit stop that changed the shape of the race and wrecked Verstappen's Red Bull team-mate Australian Daniel Ricciardo's hopes of finishing second behind Hamilton . Only time will tell, but I can't get fixated on that. ...

Baseball hopes to beat rain, get in Game 2 of World Series

Another note in a postseason of historic moments for both teams: When Rizzo doubled in Kris Bryant in the first, he became the first Cub to drive in a run in a World Series game since Bill Nicholson drove in Peanuts Lowrey in Game 7 of the 1945 World...

Jay Ajayi runs for 200-plus yards again as Dolphins bop Bills

They gave a 60 yard rush to receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey. Though Ajayi may be a stranger to most National Football League fans, he certainty isn't a stranger to success. "We never play a guy that our doctors and our trainers don't clear, so he's ...

Kevin Durant Calls Loss to Spurs 'A Slap in the Face'

It was time for both teams to show their prized possessions during free agency. "It's a slap in the face". If there were any questions that the San Antonio Spurs would begin to slip from their reign in the Western Conference following the retirem...

Patriots rolling as they prepare for Round 2 against Bills

It has everything to do with the Steelers themselves. Looking ahead, the Patriots will travel to Buffalo this weekend to take on AFC East rival Buffalo Bills. They frequently brought only three pass rushers dropping defenders into coverage. "It f...

Gallagher, Price lead Canadiens over Flyers 3-1

The goal was Radulov's second of the season and Alexei Emelin was awarded an assist after flipping the puck out of his zone and finding Radulov. Price has stopped 46-of-50 shots in a pair of victories since returning from a bout with the flu after en...

WWE Survivor Series 2016: Brock Lesnar vs. Goldberg Set to Headline

Heyman tried to point out the lone "Goldberg" chant among the thousands of people, which went on for a few painful minutes. Of course, everyone figured that Lesnar would be cheered in Minneapolis - everyone except for WWE chairman Vince McMahon, that...

Rodgers leads Bucs past Niners

Rodgers ran for 154 yards on 26 carries. "I try to top my performance from the previous week". Tampa Bay had its way with the 49ers, outgaining them 513-273 while winning the turnover battle, 3-1. The anthem has become a major issue in the sports w...

Michigan State loses fifth straight, 28-17 at Maryland

The loss was the Wolverines' second in its first year under coach Jim Harbaugh . His line and his running backs helped create a balanced offense , and Hills wasn't under almost as much pressure from opposing defenders as he'd been in other game...

Browns want 2nd-round pick for Joe Thomas

Turns out that Joe Thomas isn't the only superstar, blue-collar tackle taken in the 2007 NFL Draft playing for a bad football team on the trade market. The only other tackle on the roster is rookie John Theus. Florio reports that any deal for Thoma...

Funeral held for rugby great Anthony Foley

This is a desperately hard Champions Cup tie for Munster , whose head coach died in Paris last weekend, hours before the Irish province's scheduled opener against Racing 92. "As a club, individual players and as a team, I think we've perhaps spent a...

Washington vs. Lions 2016 live stream

It was a bad time for the Redskins to be without Norman. The Redskins are now 4-2 on the season and 4-2 against the spread, covering in all four wins. Golden Tate caught a trick shot off a Redskin defender to set up that miss by Prater, demonstrat...

Will accept Rosberg title win 'like a man', says Hamilton

The 31-year-old three-time champion clocked a best lap time in one minute and 37.428 seconds around the Circuit of the Americas to outstrip Rosberg by three-tenths of a second. But a Rosberg win could crush Hamilton's rally hopes. "With the vehic...

Cubs could get Schwarber back if they reach World Series

Schwarber, 23, is expected to be in the starting lineup Saturday night for the Mesa Solar Sox. The Athletic's Sahadev Sharma reports that the Cubs have added Kyle Schwarber to the "Taxi Squad" of the AFL Mesa Solar Sox with the "open possibi...

CIMB Classic Golf Betting Tips

After firing seven birdies in his last round at Macao on Sunday, Anirban Lahiri kept the momentum going with six more birdies in his first eight holes at the CIMB Classic golf tournament at Kuala Lumpur on Thursday. Thomas won here a year ago fen...

India storm into final, crush Thailand 73-20

Thakur scored six points while Anup contributed five points in the first half. The first two all out points were earned in the sixth minute with the Thailand captain and last man standing Khomsan Thongkham sportingly shaking hands with Pardeep Na...

Joe Flacco Not Practicing Today, Questionable For Sunday Against Jets

When asked if he thought he'd play, Flacco only offered a deliberate, "yeah", though later acknowledged it could be a game-time decision. The Baltimore Ravens have shared what injury their quarterback is now dealing with that caused him to miss Tue...

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola targets three points on return to Barcelona

Barcelona must play a "perfect game" to beat Manchester City when they face-off against ex-coach Pep Guardiola's new side in the Champions League, according to midfielder Ivan Rakitic. Ronald Koeman, Everton's manager, called City "the best team...

Mourinho: No untouchables at United

LONDON , ENGLAND - AUGUST 07: (L) Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Manchester United and (R) Manager of Manchester United, Jose Mourinho line up before kick off during The FA Community Shield match between Leicester City and Manchester United at Wembley Stadi...

West Ham boss wants more of the same at Crystal Palace

And Bilic is hoping for a repeat performance and result on Saturday at Selhurst Park, although he expects a hard game. But he said: "Make no mistake, we would rather play at home because there we feel the 60,000 people". But if I think that I want ...

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Manchester United's Travelling Fans Gifted Blankets By Rostov Supporters

Rostov equalised early in the second half through Aleksandr Bukharov, who got between Jones and Smalling to control Timofei Kalachev's long ball forward and shoot past Sergio Ro...

Wagner double strike gives New Zealand advantage at lunch

And do not for a moment think either side has the edge‚ not with New Zealand going to stumps on 177/3 in reply to South Africa's first innings of 308. It was the first time in seve...

Hales added to England squad in West Indies

England finished the innings on 328 all out from exactly 50 overs, with last man Plunkett run out from the final ball. From a scratchy start, and one that saw England post just...

Kirk Cousins requests a trade, rebuffed by Dan Snyder

Cousins approaching Snyder about a trade might indicate he's already mentally out the door, which could lead to a holdout if he doesn't want to play for Washington in 2017. In fa...

Stoinis named as Marsh's replacement

Victoria allrounder Marcus Stoinis has dismissed concerns over his recent batting form and declared he's ready to make his Test debut in Australia's gripping series against India...

Cowboys plan to release quarterback Tony Romo

Romo turns 37 next month and the speculation is he could join either the Denver Broncos or Houston Texans . But Romo would still count $10.7 million on the 2017 cap and $8.9 milli...

Bills sticking with QB Tyrod Taylor after reworking contract

In Taylor's second season as a starter in 2016, he completed 61.7 percent of his passes for 3,023 yards with 17 touchdowns and six interceptions. Hours later, with Tyrod in the f...

Barcelona vs Paris Saint-Germain

And it was Neymar again who set up Roberto to lift the ball past Trapp and set the Nou Camp alight. Luis Enrique appears to be going for a back three with four in midfield incl...

Nowitzki joins 30000-point club as Mavs cruise past Lakers

Nowitzki has taken over from Kobe Bryant as the National Basketball Association player most identifiable with one team, and Cuban has plenty for which to be grateful. With the w...

NFL Free Agency Tracker: Bears looking to revamp secondary

The Cutler era is ending in about the most unceremonious way possible, including potentially being replaced by a guy who just one year ago would have never been mentioned in the sa...

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Antonio Conte eyes different result on Chelsea's return to West Ham

Antonio Conte eyes different result on Chelsea's return to West Ham

And I hope to live this experience with my family next season. It may not have seemed like it considering their dominance of the game from start to finish, but this trip to West...

Arsenal vs Bayern Munich, Champions League

Arsenal vs Bayern Munich, Champions League

After a wretched run of four defeats in six games that has left the Gunners' Champions League and Premier League hopes in tatters, the Arsenal captain was openly critical of his ...

97-year-old twins perish in cold after fall outside

97-year-old twins perish in cold after fall outside

Ninety-seven years ago, Jean Haley and Martha Williams entered the world together. Williams was found face down next to her vehicle in the driveway and Haley was found in the ga...

Nadal lost for ideas against 'almost perfect' Querrey

Nadal lost for ideas against 'almost perfect' Querrey

The tournament victor in 2005 and 2013, Nadal needed nearly two hours to finish off Nishioka. Australian bad boy Nick Kyrgios shocked Novak Djokovic in straight sets at the M...

Gareth Bale: Real Madrid midfielder banned for two matches after red card

Gareth Bale: Real Madrid midfielder banned for two matches after red card

Marco Asensio hit the fourth on the hour with a rebound after James had struck the post. In head to head analysis, Real Madrid has won four matches in last five against Eibar ...