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Arsenal transfer fear: Club chiefs anxious Alexis Sanchez could push for exit

And Wenger says that Sanchez will be out of the Gunners first two matches of the season against Leicester City and Stoke City . However, the Frenchman insists Sanchez remains "focused" on playing for the Gunners this season amid continued speculation about his future.

Josh Dobbs fires first National Football League touchdown pass to Cobi Hamilton

Yes, it was a good starting point for Webb. "Anytime I touch the field, I try and do what I can with any amount of plays that I have", Collins said. "Not surprised by that". Yet, he did finish the night completing 10 of 16 attempts for 114 yards with an interception. He ran down Smith-Schuster after a nine-yard run to set up a third-and-one.

Manchester City man admits he wants permanent move away

I'm grateful to them as a football club. The fans have been so supportive of me, even in the past year. "I will eternally have a link with them, but as far as the business side of it goes and new managers and new opinions, that's football, I just have to take it on the chin".

Moussa Sissoko reacts on Twitter to Tottenham win against Newcastle

Newcastle's fall to the Championship two years ago was a sad story to watch unfold.so seeing their triumphant rise back to the EPL at the end of last season was a joy for many fans to see. He continued: "Right now, Harry Kane is one year away from being worth that, if already not being worth that". The former Ireland global was speaking on Off the Ball ahead of the new Premier League season.

Lynch sits during anthem in Raiders loss in Arizona

Under the steady hand of GM Reggie McKenzie and the leadership of HC Jack Del Rio , the Raiders have gone from league doormat and perennial laughingstock, to a team many are talking about as the biggest threats to the New England Patriots and legitimate contenders for the Lombardi Trophy.

Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch sits during the national anthem in Arizona

Lynch, long known for giving the media the silent treatment , was nowhere near reporters following the game, which left Del Rio with no option but to address the issue. Lynch, returning from a one-year retirement from the Seattle Seahawks, was the only player to sit, as his teammates, his coach and 61,183 in attendance, all stood.

Devers, Benintendi key win over Yankees in 10 innings, 3-2

Devers hit a 103-mph chest-high, middle-in fastball over the wall in left-center to tie things up. The Red Sox took a 1-0 lead in the fifth. He's jumped feet first into this rivalry. "I treat every pitcher the same", Devers said through a translator. "But after I got to settle in, I felt pretty good". Benintendi has also hit 11 of his 16 total home runs on the road while driving in 39 of his 65 RBI's on the road as well.

Mourinho: Manchester United in talks to re-sign Ibrahimovic

Marcos Alonso and Victor Moses defied all expectations last season as they ably patrolled the wings allowing the likes of Hazard, Pedro and Willian to lead the attack from down the wings. The 18 conceded at Anfield may not sound terrible, but it was a higher figure than all the other teams in the top six, as well as city rivals Everton .

Man United close to announcing their fourth summer signing

If the deal does indeed go through, Amorim would become Manchester United's fourth signing of the summer transfer window after the captures of Victor Lindelof, Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic. The contract will shortly be announced, but he is a future bet at United. Manchester United's nearly obsessive scouting of Portugal has seen them get there first, and in Portugal it's expected Bruno Amorim will soon be a Manchester United player.

Critics, fans react to Marshawn Lynch sitting out anthem at Raiders game

Lynch's locker was cleared by the time the media was permitted in the postgame locker room Saturday night, per multiple reporters . Lynch said on an appearance on "Conan" in 2016 that he was supportive of protests led by then 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to sit during the National Anthem to bring light perceived injustices in the United States.

White Sox trade reliever Tyler Clippard to Astros

The Astros' desire to improve makes sense. Clippard, however, now plays for the White Sox, after he was previously dealt by the Yankees at the trade deadline. Though he wasn't in Chicago long, Clippard clicked with pitching coach Don Cooper. "Talked to Coop and Has (bullpen coach Curt Hasler) and it's been working since I got here".

Steelers take advantage of NY miscues for 20-12 win

On the Giants' first drive, Watt pushed back the tackle and grabbed Johnson as he tried to escape the pocket on third down. Some good. Some bad. Needless to say, the degree of difficulty wasn't very high, as Steelers coach Mike Tomlin observed.

No PSG contact over Sanchez - Wenger

The 67-year-old Frenchman said: "I had an impact on the season, because at some stage the players came to see me and said: 'What's going on boss?" "Sanchez has been focused, but when you have treatment on medical bench it is not easy". Players like Mesut Ozil, Aaron Ramsey and Per Mertesacker are also uncertain for the Leicester clash. The Chile worldwide suffered an abdominal injury in training and could miss two weeks, while defender Laurent Koscielny is suspended for the visit of the ...

Jose Mourinho sticks the boot in to Chelsea fans after Matic performance

Jose Mourinho: "Many times last season, we deserved to win and we didn't". Matic robbed West Ham of possession, allowing the ball to break to Marcus Rashford, but rather than rest on his laurels his followed the play, overlapping to the left of Rashford to create more space for his new team-mate.

Pep Guardiola to keep rotating Manchester City midfield

The rampaging right-back, who signed from Tottenham Hotspur this summer, impressed throughout his Premier League debut in Sky Blue, winning both BT Sport's and City Watch's own Man of the Match awards. That is what I'm proud of the most. Pep Guardiola can not fault the work rate of his Manchester City side, but wants more precision in their play.

David Duval on Rory McIlroy: 'I am watching his swing deteriorate'

You might see me in a fortnight at the FedEx Cup . Rory McIlroy's 2017 PGA Tour season may be over. Originally, McIlroy had meant to play all four FedEx Cup events (over a five week stretch) and also compete in the Dunhill Links on the European Tour in October ahead of playing the DP World Championship in Dubai which closes out the European circuit.

Oakland Raiders Running Back Marshawn Lynch Sits During National Anthem

The decision is identical to ex-San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick when he kneeled during the national anthem during the regular season a year ago to protest police brutality in the United States. When Colin Kaepernick, quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers , refused to stand for the national anthem past year, people were quick to call him "unpatriotic".

Marshawn Lynch Sits During National Anthem at Raiders Preseason Game

When asked about Lynch's decision to sit out the playing of the national anthem on Saturday night in Arizona, Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio would address that first in his post-game presser. Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick first brought sitting out the national anthem to our attention nearly a year ago. However, Internet sleuths were quick to do some research and find evidence of Lynch, 31, standing for the national anthem at other times.

United opening win "means nothing" yet says Mourinho

I had players coming from different leagues to the Premier League [in the past] and normally it is not easy. Mourinho played it all down, however, saying: "Last season we were also top of the league in the first match and we finished sixth so this means nothing".

Matic is a 'gross loss' for us, admits Chelsea boss Conte

Jack Chesterman wrote that he "couldn't believe Chelsea let Matic come to United " and that he was "bossing it so far". Man United are still in the race for a marquee signing, with Jose Mourinho confirming he could try and sign Gareth Bale this summer.

Conte says Chelsea not favorites for Premier League title

Vokes scored twice for the Clarets at Stamford Bridge in a match where Chelsea were reduced to nine men after new club captain Gary Cahill and Cesc Fabregas were both sent off. "We'll find the right solution". Huddersfield Town made a dream start to their debut season in the Premier League as new Crystal Palace boss Frank de Boer endured a miserable first game with a 3-0 defeat.

"Wonderful gesture" - Phil Neville thanks Chelsea for selling Matic to Man United

This was a scintillating attacking performance, and talk will naturally surround Romelu Lukaku's performance, but everything started with the former Chelsea man, who patrolled West Ham and turned them into his plaything. Hopefully we can continue to play like we did today, but we will see - the season is long". Many commented that United have need players like Lukaku and Matic for years.

Arsenal's Arsene Wenger 'not super optimistic' on Alexis Sanchez stay

If Sanchez does not accept his new contract offer and the Gunners remain steadfast in their desire not to sell, then Arsenal risk losing him for nothing in the summer of 2018. He has not played at all since helping his national team to lift the Confederations Cup and even if he is fit I do not think Wenger will be too keen to give any player their first minutes in a crucial game at the hostile home of the Potters.

Mets pitcher literally thanks Phillies after bonehead play

The Phillies , who left nine runners on base on the day, loaded the bases in the bottom of the first inning with no outs but only scraped across one run on a Rhys Hoskins RBI groundout, the first RBI of his career. It was next to home plate". Galvis held steady and Herrera ran to third anyway, creating an easy putout for the Mets. "I know I'm little over-aggressive sometimes".

Athletics: Hellen Obiri wins 5000 metres with astonishing last lap

She was content to sit in the pack through an opening lap of 57.98sec before moving into third place behind Burundi's Francine Niyonsaba and American Ajee Wilson. I am better at leading it to get the win rather than challenging in a final sprint. The feat saw Obiri, the 2012 World Indoor 3,000m champion end Kenya's six-year drought for its third World 5,000m title after Vivian Cheruiyot's exploits in 2009 Berlin and 2011 Daegu.

Paulinho To Join Barcelona From Guangzhou Evergrande

The Brazil midfielder was left out of Guangzhou's line-up for their 2-1 win over Henan Jianye in the Chinese Super League and is expected to end his two-year stint with the club this week. They were looking at Marco Verratti, but later turned their heads to Paulinho, a Brazil global playing for Guangzhou Evergrande in the Chinese Super League.

Devonta Freeman scores first TD since massive extension

The deal made him the highest-paid running back in the National Football League, with an average salary. He put on a full display here, however, as he fights for a spot on the Dolphins squad. "Whenever you get this first (exhibition) game, ". The day before, the two-time Pro Bowler and the Falcons agreed to terms on a five-year contract extension.

Stanton ties franchise mark with 42nd homer in Marlins' win

Arenado left the game immediately, but X-rays were negative. "Luckily it's not broken, but it hurts a little bit". Javy Guerra (1-0) earned his first victory since 2014 with two scoreless innings. Odrisamer Despaigne pitched a ideal ninth for his first career save. Marlins RF Giancarlo Stanton leads the majors with 19 go-ahead homers, which is also a franchise record.

EPL 2017/18: Arsenal 4-3 Leicester City, 5 Talking Points

Giroud outmuscled Harry Maguire to meet Granit Xhaka's corner with a strong header that hit the bar and bounced behind the line before Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel could club it away. "You win 4-3, you're more happy than concerned, you know", he added. "We had some avoidable goals which we conceded and overall we have to work on that", he said referring to poor marking in the by his team's defence.

Blue Jays C Martin leaves with injury

Josh Harrison, Andrew McCutchen and David Freese hit consecutive singles off Happ in a shaky first, but the former Pirate allowed just two base runners over the next four innings. Polanco owns an underwhelming lifetime slash line of.253/.317/.405. The club also called up right-handed pitcher Chris Rowley from Buffalo to start the game Saturday in his major league debut against the Pittsburgh Pirates .

What's wrong with Rory McIlroy? Not as much as you might think

Speaking to reporters after his second round at the PGA Championship Friday, Stricker was asked to assess Phil's chances of making the team. With a victory this week, Spieth would've become just the sixth player to complete the career slam - and at just three weeks past his 24th birthday, the youngest.

Rich Hill takes pitch to throat, taken to hospital as precaution

The Dodgers said he checked out fine after X-rays were taken. However, anticipating a throw to the plate, Seager headed for second base and got caught in a run down between first and second. In an odd and confusing occurrence, Utley was ejected in the ninth by second base umpire Ramon De Jesus. "I thought Hyun-Jin was good", said Roberts of Ryu.

Arsenal to make Alexis Sanchez Premier League's highest-paid player

Arsenal must not repeat the same mistake they did when selling Robin van Persie with Alexis Sanchez , Paul Merson has warned. "If he went to City there would be uproar from the Arsenal fans". The Gunners were out fired by every one of the four clubs who completed above them in the table, leaving Wenger prepared to use up every last cent to guarantee his side are less dependent on Alexis.If he does, Arsenal are probably going to have a decent one moreover.

Florida Suspends Antonio Callaway, Six Others For Season Opener vs. MI

In addition to Callaway, James Houston, Kadeem Telfort , Keivonnis Davis , Antonio Callaway , Jordan Smith , Richerd Desir-Jones, and Ventrell Miller will miss the September 2 game. Florida kicks off its season September 2 against MI at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas in the first-ever regular season meeting between the two programs.

Neymar scores on PSG debut

Neymar lived up to expectations as he showed his class on his Ligue 1 debut on Sunday, scoring one and setting up another goal in Paris St Germain's 3-0 win at En Avant Guingamp . In the 35th minute, he scooped a delicate cross above the defence but Marquinhos's header crashed onto the bar. The visitors turned on the pressure after going ahead and made it 2-0 just 10 minutes later, Neymar making his first real impact for the club after breaking from his own half and playing an inch-perfect ...