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Wilshere deserves England recall, says Wenger

Wilshere deserves England recall, says Wenger While the Gunners boss feels Wilshere should be handed a recall, Press Association Sport understands he will not be included in Gareth Southgate's squad for the forthcoming friendlies against Germany and Brazil . And I'm really honest when I say that. He has the attributes because, despite his size, he's very good in the air. "I wanted to give him six months not to think about that and ... [Full Article...]

Papa John's says NFL protests are hurting sales

Papa John's says NFL protests are hurting sales The theory apparently goes that because the National Football League is permitting players to protest, ratings are dropping. "The NFL leadership has hurt Papa John's shareholders", CEO John Schnatter said during an analyst call on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Sixer Jahlil Okafor Makes Clear He Wants Out of Philly

Okafor will join Anthony Bennett (first overall pick in 2013) and Hasheem Thabeet (second overall pick in 2009) as other first-round picks in the top three that did not have their fourth-year options exercised. As well, Stein reports that Okafor is convinced workable trades for him have been on the table with the 76ers. According to Okafor , Colangelo denied his buyout request, telling the... [Full Article...]

Eagles acquire Pro Bowl RB Ajayi from Dolphins

Eagles acquire Pro Bowl RB Ajayi from Dolphins The response to the Eagles' trade was quick and showed that experts believe that Ajayi will be a huge addition in Philadelphia . The Dolphins have struggled on offense all season long, ranking dead last in both total yards (252.4 yards per game) and scoring (13.1 points per game). [Full Article...]

Browns fail to get AJ McCarron at trade deadline

Browns fail to get AJ McCarron at trade deadline The Cleveland Browns attempted to trade for Cincinnati Bengals backup quarterback A.J. McCarron before Tuesday's deadline, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter . The 27-year-old went 2-1 in three regular season starts in 2015 with a 66.4 percent completion rate, six touchdowns and two interceptions. He made one playoff appearance that year. [Full Article...]

Alabama shouldn't be atop first CFP rankings - and that's OK for Tide

Alabama shouldn't be atop first CFP rankings - and that's OK for Tide Armed with exponentially more data and blessed with far more time, the panel will release its initial 2017 rankings Tuesday at 7 p.m. - I'll be trick-or-treating with Tiny Teel, so don't expect a blizzard of hot takes on Twitter . They fell to Georgia by a single point in Week 2. The Bulldogs won on a 30-yard field goal by Rodrigo Blankenship with 3:34 remaining, in a game that went overshadowe... [Full Article...]

Alvaro Morata: Chelsea striker clarifies London comments

Alvaro Morata: Chelsea striker clarifies London comments The Premier League is different and I didn't play very many games, but that's normal. However, speaking to Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport ahead of Chelsea's visit to Roma in the Champions League, Morata admitted that despite considering London a "fascinating" place to live due to its "multi-ethnicity", he does not envisage staying for a long time. [Full Article...]

Leicester City boss Claude Puel wants to 'seduce' Riyad Mahrez to stay

Leicester City boss Claude Puel wants to 'seduce' Riyad Mahrez to stay Jamie Vardy and Demarai Gray discuss Leicester City's approach to their win over Everton in Claude Puel's debut as manager. "It was a very good first half and there were good combinations between the players for the first goal". " Leicester is still a young club that is evolving, it's not long since they were promoted from the Championship", said the former Southampton boss as he address... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia gives citizenship to a robot, claims global first

While Sophia was granted citizenship, we do not know for sure how many rights she has as a robot. Many critics say that the citizenship rights are not afforded to many humans in the country. Asked why she looked happy, Sophia replied: "I am always happy when surrounded by smart people who also happen to be rich and powerful". People already noticed that she was allowed to give a speech without w... [Full Article...]

Chargers drop to 3-5 following loss to Patriots

Chargers drop to 3-5 following loss to Patriots Rex Burkhead had seven catches for 68 yeards, while James White caught five balls for 85 yards. The four straight wins have come with New England scoring just 21.8 points per game. "We weren't going to let him escape", Jones said. In addition to the safety, the Chargers were guilty of numerous other mistakes, including having two touchdowns called back. [Full Article...]

Zach Miller Injures Left Leg On Overturned 25-Yard Touchdown

Zach Miller Injures Left Leg On Overturned 25-Yard Touchdown Alvin Kamara continued his red-hot rookie campaign with another touchdown, this one coming from eight yards out to make it 7-0. Offensively, the Bears are averaging 17.4 points and 284.9 total yards (158.6 in passing and 126.3 in rushing) per game. [Full Article...]

NFL's Houston Texans Kneel After Owner's Remark

NFL's Houston Texans Kneel After Owner's Remark According to ESPN , McNair said, " We can't have the inmates running the prison ", when the group was talking about ways to address the recent protests by some players during the playing of the national anthem. Texans plan group protest; options include kneeling, peeling Texans decal off helmet, raising fists, staying in locker room during anthem. "We can't have the inmates running the prison ", ... [Full Article...]

MotoGP: What Marquez needs to do to win the title

MotoGP: What Marquez needs to do to win the title Dovizioso was only 0.024 seconds off pole and was the man provisionally set to take it until the final few seconds, but the Italian holds the cards after key rival and points leader Marc Marquez had a more hard session and will line up seventh - on the third row. [Full Article...]

Sri Lankan delegation reviews security arrangements for final T20 match

Sri Lankan delegation reviews security arrangements for final T20 match Pakistan showcases its security capabilities to the cricketing world for the third time in eight months on Sunday when it hosts Sri Lanka in a Twenty20 global at Lahore's heavily guarded Gaddafi Stadium. Sri Lankan all-rounder Thisara Perera, appointed captain of the new-look team , said it was great to be back. Pakistan leads the three-match series 1-0. [Full Article...]

Winx deserved Cox Plate win

Winx deserved Cox Plate win Winx , who has now won 26 of her 32 career starts, also matched the Australasian record of 15 Group 1 wins set by former sprinting star Black Caviar. Winx joins Kingston Town as the only three-time victor of the Cox Plate . "We are in the presence of greatness and she will be recognised as one of the greatest horses to have graced the Australian turf". Winx kicked off her current streak i... [Full Article...]

Astros manager AJ Hinch denies hotel bar altercation with Dodgers fans

Astros manager AJ Hinch denies hotel bar altercation with Dodgers fans Hinch was reportedly having drinks at the hotel bar after the Astros' 3-1 Game 1 loss when some fans entered the bar and heckled Hinch. "And it's a shame I get asked about some nonsense, some fabrications and some non-stories and I have to respond to it on a national stage". [Full Article...]

Cam Newton Rolls His Eyes at Reporter's Question, Storms Out of Presser

Cam Newton Rolls His Eyes at Reporter's Question, Storms Out of Presser He later issued an apology. Reed said Newton answered several questions during the press conference, before walking off. He then hesitated, and walked away from the podium. Cam responded to the question by saying, "It's amusing to hear a female talk about routes". "And to be honest, that was not my intention". I take ownership to everything that comes with that. [Full Article...]

Pats LB Dont'a Hightower out for season with torn pec

Pats LB Dont'a Hightower out for season with torn pec Hightower is the second Patriots linebacker to be the focus of injury news on Wednesday, with it being reported that Harvey Langi will miss the remainder of the season due to injuries suffered in a vehicle accident earlier this month. [Full Article...]

Colin Kaepernick will attend next meeting between National Football League players and owners

Colin Kaepernick will attend next meeting between National Football League players and owners Kaepernick hasn't gotten an offer from an NFL franchise despite producing better stats last season than some now employed starting and backup quarterbacks in the league. That meeting included 13 current or former players, plus 11 owners and representatives from the league and the NFL Players Association. While it's unclear how the league could allow Kaepernick back into the NFL while he has ... [Full Article...]

Everton Players Showed They Want David Unsworth To Get Job - Chelsea Legend

Everton Players Showed They Want David Unsworth To Get Job - Chelsea Legend Impressing on his senior debut in Everton's midfield, Beni Baningime spurred the Toffees into life after the restart with a crunching challenge on Ethan Ampadu - Jonjoe Kenny firing wide from the resulting counter. Chelsea do lack some depth in certain areas of their squad including the midfield/attacking midfield areas and Musonda, although buried down in the pecking order, does provide ... [Full Article...]


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