Conte determined not to rush Hazard back

Great experience with Morgan and Fuchs. 'Before, a lot of people told me, "Yes, without the ball, he has good stamina and is a good worker", but now with the ball he has improved a lot. The Belgium global goalkeeper feels Chelsea did well in the transfer market, despite a failure to sign a number of players. While he iterated that Drinkwater is a strong addition, the Italian chose to enunciate more on the decision to bring Zappacosta over to Stamford Bridge , who he thinks will prove to ...

Lions rally with big second half for opening win

Fingers are crossed everywhere, from the Cards' organization to fantasy football players across the globe. "One of things you don't want to do is completely implode". The Cardinals are on the road once again as they take on the Indianapolis Colts . Golden Tate caught 10 balls, T.J. Jones made a couple clutch receptions on less-than-perfect passes by Stafford and rookie Kenny Golladay bounced back from a rough start to make two handsome TD receptions.

Colts Andrew Luck out several more weeks

With Andrew Luck reportedly weeks away from returning, the Colts will be forced to hold down the fort as best they can at the quarterback position until he is ready to resume his role as the starter. The Washington, D.C. native, who played his college football at Stanford University, was originally selected by the Colts with the first overall pick of the 2012 NFL Draft.

Thierry Henry sends Liverpool FC warning to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry criticised on Saturday criticised Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain for his decision to leave the Gunners for Liverpool , questioning his motivations. He's saying that after an hour of training at Liverpool . "He also need to bring something to the table in order to get better, it's not only the manager".

Gus Poyet resigns as Shanghai Shenhua boss

The club's 11th defeat in 23 matches this season came despite the introduction of Carlos Tevez off the bench after the Argentine forward's return from injury. There had been reports that the former Sunderland and Brighton & Hove Albion was facing the sack, but the Uruguayan has made a decision to take matters into his own hands.

Cam Robinson draws JJ Watt for his first National Football League assignment

He did not return to the game. The Jaguars built a 19-0 halftime lead. When the Jaguars then committed a false start penalty on their first offensive snap, it wouldn't have been surprising to see the Texans rout begin. Watt finished with just one tackle in the 29-7 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday. "I was feeling anxious and ready for Week 1 to start and write a new narrative and kind of change the script", said Bortles who was 0-6 against Houston entering the game.

Larson wins Richmond as playoff field is set

Truex then wrecked in overtime while racing with Denny Hamlin for position. "I've got the greatest team out here and definitely the best pit crew", Larson said. Dale Earnhardt Jr. ran consistently in the top 10 throughout his final run at Richmond in the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet but fell to 13th in the melee of the final restart.

Colts QB Scott Tolzien admits he deserved to be benched

Things went much better for Brissett as the quarterback threw a 50-yard pass to Donte Moncrief on his first pass of the game. After the Colts were blown out by the Rams 46-9 in their season opener, Scott Tolzien was in agreement with the decision to remove him from the game.

Bayliss targets 'far from stable' Australia

Saturday's success was effectively sealed by James Anderson taking his Test-best figures after all-rounder Ben Stokes starred with both ball and bat. England are reportedly seeking a temporary replacement for bowling coach Ottis Gibson who is South Africa-bound after overseeing their series win over West Indies.

Conor McGregor sued by security guard struck by can at press conference

UFC star Conor McGregor is being sued by a man who claims he suffered injuries during a UFC news conference a year ago in Las Vegas. In the suit, which was obtained by The Blast , William Pegg claims he incurred $5,000 in medical expenses after the energy drink can hit him in his back, and he's seeking $95,000 in damages from McGregor.

Chelsea ace Eden Hazard: I want Champions League glory

The Blues have had a rocky start to the Premier League title defence, losing to Burnley on the opening weekend but securing hard-fought away wins at Tottenham and Leicester to claw their way back up the table. I don't like to watch other games on TV, I just like to watch my brother [Thorgan Hazard] play so that's why I watch the Champions League . "I think now it is time to win this".

Jose Mourinho confirms Victor Lindelof and Chris Smalling will start against Basel

I am a team player and when the manager needs me I will be there and that's it. United head into their first continental clash of the campaign on the back of their first domestic setback, with a stalemate against Stoke bringing a run of three successive victories in the Premier League to an end.

Bilic: We must recreate Spurs atmosphere

Slaven Bilic wants to recreate the London Stadium atmosphere that was generated in West Ham United's penultimate home match of 2016/17 when they play Huddersfield Town. West Ham have struggled for goals in their opening games, with new signing Javier Hernandez netting both their strikes for the campaign so far, and with the availability of the striker, The Hammers will be keen to see their side being more productive up front.

Shakib Al Hasan eyes sabbatical from Test cricket

We just heard about such a thing but there is nothing official about it", said BCB cricket operations chairman Akram Khan. Shakib, who has kept himself available for the limited-overs series, has been Bangladesh's most consistent performer in the last 10 years.

Football world divided over Mane's red card in Liverpool rout

Klopp said Mane was "very upset" about a red card that rules him out of Saturday's visit of Burnley and two matches against Leicester City, in the Carabao Cup and the Premier League. The winger was given his marching orders when he raised his foot and appeared to catch the on-rushing goalkeeper, who then had to be stretchered off.

Venus Williams and Sloane Stephens win to set up all-American semifinal

I've never seen Sloane Stephens play such good defence, and just when it looked like her forehand had gone passive she stepped it up. "It still doesn't feel real. Should Pliskova reach the final in NY she will retain the world number one ranking, but a first grand slam title would be even greater reward for the 25-year-old.

Afridi wishes Indian players were also part of World XI

In an interview to BBC, Afridi said that the visit of World XI players for Independence Cup is an important development for the return of worldwide cricket to Pakistan; he gave the credit to Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Najam Sethi and his team for their efforts to being global cricket back in the country.

Mane apologises for 'accidental collision' with Ederson

The Reds star was shown a straight red card by referee Jon Moss after he caught City goalkeeper Ederson with a high boot just outside the penalty area. Referee Jon Moss showed the Senegal global a straight red for his 37th-minute collision with Ederson, which handed the hosts the initiative from which they put Liverpool to the sword.

Everton boss Koeman brands transfer market 'ridiculous'

But the Everton boss will now have to make do without that target man. While Calvert-Lewin and Sandro both look like players capable of excelling in the Premier League , the Toffees will surely need to share the goalscoring burden among a host of their attacking players this season.

Koeman explains why Everton will struggle for a top four finish

Dominic Calvert-Lewin has started the season well but the Everton boss has admitted that he has a number of young options that will struggle to make the same impact that Lukaku did. The Toffees were one of the most impressive teams in the transfer market this summer as they recruited the likes of Jordan Pickford , Wayne Rooney , Michael Keane, Cuco Martina, Sandro Ramirez and Gylfi Sigurdsson .

Cameroon's Choupo-Moting scores twice as Stoke end Manchester United's flawless start

Think you can do better than Lawro? And with two minutes remaining until the break, United conceded their first Premier League goal of the season when Darren Fletcher played a fine pass out to Mame Biram Diouf on the right and his cross was thumped home by Choupo-Moting from six yards.

US Open: Sloane Stephens snares a huge cheque in the Big Apple

In the second set, Stephens broke with a forehand crosscourt victor past on outstretched Keys to grab a 2-0 edge, then broke again on a double fault for a 4-0 lead, Keys swatting the ball with her left hand as it bounced back at her. "I'm totally not going to graduate". Keys was marked for greatness even before she was 10 years old, having taken up tennis after seeing Venus Williams play Wimbledon in a white dress.

Arsene Wenger: 'Alexis Sanchez will win the fans back'

Sead Kolasinac has swiftly established himself as a fan favourite in north London, and only six minutes passed before he notched his second assist of the term as Welbeck clumsily shouldered in the opener. We were disappointing from start to finish. "I think it was fully deserved". You can't afford for it to happen in the Premier League. "We have to show that you can improve by being together and improving together".

Rawls is questionable for Seahawks' season opener

Carroll also said receiver Tyler Lockett, also listed as questionable, is also good to go for what will be his first action since suffering a broken fibula and tibia last December 24. Battling a lingering high ankle sprain since the first game of the preseason, Rawls missed significant time in competing in the race to be named the Seahawks starting running back.

Tim Duncan pledges to match $1 million for US Virgin Islands relief

On St. John, where damage was described as " very catastrophic ", a resident said houses were " flying away " when Irma struck. Interestingly, Hurricane Hugo in 1989 played at least a small role in Duncan eventually putting together a Hall of Fame NBA career.

Joey Logano comes close, but falls one spot short of playoffs

It is what it is. We were pretty decent early on and kind of lost the handle again kind of like the last race once we got back in traffic. "Yeah, it's a humbling sport. "We're not out there to end the race so that was frustrating. I shouldn't have been back there to start with and maybe I wouldn't have gotten in a wreck".

Matt Kenseth crashes after ambulance parks on track during NASCAR race

But after Logano's runner-up finish, Jones' sixth-place effort and Bowyer's 24-place finish, all three will not be part of the 16-driver postseason that kicks off September 17 at Chicagoland Speedway. We probably should [have closed pit road]. "It's not like it was a big surprise". NASCAR has an official whose sole job during a race is to dispatch emergency equipment.

Kenseth comments on Richmond incident that put him out of race

Pit road speed is pretty fast - 45 miles an hour or something - and, you know, still I shouldn't have hit the auto in front of me, but I can't say I was expecting to see an ambulance blocking me, so by the time I looked up and saw him parked there and they were stopping in front of me, I tried the best I could to stop and couldn't".

Sarah Moras Scores Gruesome Submission At UFC 215

Evans-Smith has now lost back-to-back fights for the first time in her professional career. She quickly secures side control but Moras recovers and gets Evans-Smith in her full guard. Moras locks in the armbar and gets the submission. The former Ultimate Fighter competitor made it clear that she used every bit of energy in her legs to finish the submission, but it was certainly worth it.

Texans bench Tom Savage for Deshaun Watson after halftime

Following a brutal first half in which the Houston Texans were booed off the field, Bill O'Brien opted to make a change at quarterback. However, that experience didn't show in the first half as he went just 7-13 for 62 yards and was sacked six times, with one of those turning into fumble that led to a Jaguars touchdown.

Tottenham boss Pochettino plays down Alderweireld move

Talk of the player being unsettled led to links with Manchester City and Chelsea , but Pochettino is adamant the 28-year-old has no intention of leaving. When you win 3-0 and you play well it's easy to explain different things but I am happy with him and he is part of my plans". Spurs fans were delighted on social media with Sissoko for his efforts against Everton and many feel it was his best display since he moved to North London.

Stephens, ranked 83rd in the world, wins US Open

I should just retire now. Stephens' late father, John Stephens, was the 1988 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year for the New England Patriots. Williams said, "It was definitely a contrast of play". Yet, it is the way in which Stephens won that is indicative of the lessons she has learned from overcoming her injury. For Keys, this year's US Open was just her 10th tournament of 2017.

Mourinho confirms Lindelof will start in the Champions League

Previously he's taken part in four qualification matches for boyhood club Anderlecht bagging three goals in the process. Speaking after Saturday's 2-2 draw at Stoke City, Mourinho said he has been impressed with Jones so far this term and he will get the chance to have a well-earned rest after also playing twice for England during the worldwide break.

Man United's Lukaku backed by Mourinho after Stoke miss

At this stage the change is only applicable to Premier League sides, but the English Football League (EFL) could also follow suit after tabling the matter for discussion with clubs later this month. 4 - No player has scored more goals in their first 4 PL games for @ManUtd than Lukaku (4, same as Saha, van Persie & Ibrahimovic). Stoke has half of United's points haul, collecting five from four games.

Yankees' Aaron Judge becomes 2nd rookie to hit 40 homers

With his solo shot in the fourth inning Sunday against the Texas Rangers , the 25-year-old joined Babe Ruth , Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle as the only Yankees to hit 40 homers at age 25 or younger. Last season, while encountering his first taste of big league action, Judge appeared in 27 regular-season games for the "Bronx Bombers". He picked up No.