• Hurricane Irma weakening but still presents a threat to life, say forecasters
Hurricane Irma weakening but still presents a threat to life, say forecasters

This is the first year on record that the continental United States has had two Category 4 hurricane landfalls in the same year. The hurricane weakened to a tropical storm Monday morning as it moved north towards Georgia. While the projected track showed Irma raking the state's Gulf Coast, forecasters warned that the entire state - including the ...

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  • Matic issues strong warning to Man United teammates after Stoke draw
Matic issues strong warning to Man United teammates after Stoke draw

Nevertheless, United manager Jose Mourinho claimed his confidence in his side remains intact despite their failure to hold the lead given to them by goals from Marcus Rashford and Romelu Lukaku . When speaking with the BBC about the incident, Mourinho was quite irritated. As SunSport reported yesterday, Mourinho was allegedly told to "f*** ...

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  • Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho: 'I feel weaker without Marouane Fellaini'
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho: 'I feel weaker without Marouane Fellaini'

Marouane Fellaini remains a doubt for the match as he has yet to recover from a calf problem picked up while on worldwide duty with Belgium. Mourinho could be without Marouane Fellaini for Basel's visit after the midfielder missed the 2-2 draw with Stoke with a calf injury.

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  • Rajnath Singh Suggests '5-Cs' for Kashmir Resolution
Rajnath Singh Suggests '5-Cs' for Kashmir Resolution

Addressing the media before leaving on two-day visit to Jammu, he said the controversy round article 35A was a non-issue that was being unfortunately raked up. Singh also called for a peaceful resolution to problems in J&K. Highlighting that a controversy was being created where none existed, Union Home Minister on Monday backed Article 35A, whic...

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  • Lallana Tips Oxlade-Chamberlain to Excel After Joining Liverpool
Lallana Tips Oxlade-Chamberlain to Excel After Joining Liverpool

Oxlade-Chamberlain has also spoken of his wish to ditch the defensive responsibilities he was lumbered with having spent the last part of his Gunners career in a wing-back role he confessed he wasn't a fan of. Henderson said , as quoted by the Mirror : "Well, I think, you'd have seen him [Klopp] on the sidelines, he's very passionate". He calle...

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  • Raiders Open Season With Win, Find New Cult Hero
Raiders Open Season With Win, Find New Cult Hero

From there, the Raiders put together almost a ideal drive, getting a solid 14-yard carry from a spry-looking Marshawn Lynch , a completion to tight end Jared Cook , then a short pass to Amari Cooper , who bulldozed his way into the end zone.

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  • Kevin Anderson: Five things to know about SA's tennis star
Kevin Anderson: Five things to know about SA's tennis star

The opening ceremony is under way and the players should be on court shortly. Kevin Anderson hauled his 2.02-meter (6 feet 6 inches) frame up into his team's box to kiss his wife Kelsey after securing a place in the 2017 US Open Final - the first Grand Slam final of his career.

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  • Eden Hazard's return to action for Chelsea pleases Antonio Conte
Eden Hazard's return to action for Chelsea pleases Antonio Conte

Now at the ominous age of 30, Jamie Vardy isn't content with just one Premier League medal, and is willing to leave the side that sensationally captured the title back in 2016. Chelsea continued to miss chances in the final few minutes of the game but managed to secure all three points from their visit to Leicester. 'Thibaut gave me the ball, ...

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  • David Johnson injury: Cardinals' RB out with wrist issue
David Johnson injury: Cardinals' RB out with wrist issue

On the second-and-5 play, Stafford missed his receiver and threw the ball right to Bethel, who returned the pick 82 yards for a touchdown. The Lions defense would come through again in the second quarter when safety Glover Quin intercepted another Palmer overthrow.

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  • Scott Hend leads European Masters after weather-hit day
Scott Hend leads European Masters after weather-hit day

Cape Town - Scott Hend will return to complete the final five holes of his third round with a two-shot lead after a weather-affected Saturday at the European Masters . Hend, playing in the final group, found a birdie at the par-five 15th though, before Fitzpatrick bogeyed the penultimate hole to leave the pair tied at the top and headed for a pl...

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  • Kevin Anderson hugs it out after reaching US Open final
Kevin Anderson hugs it out after reaching US Open final

He now awaits the victor of the second semi-final between World Number one Rafael Nadal and Argentine Juan Martin Del Potro. "I really had to dig deep there, and I think my emotion at the end summed it up", Anderson said. He played his typical steady, if unspectacular, brand of tennis, earning two winners against just one unforced error. The A...

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  • NFL Philadelphia at Washington Preview and Prediction
NFL Philadelphia at Washington Preview and Prediction

Naturally, quarterback Carson Wentz refutes the brutally honest assessment, insisting the Eagles had enough guys to create beneficial mismatches and just didn't. "I think you can have a runner that you kind of hang your hat on", Pederson said. I'm excited just as the fan base is to see what he has in the tank.

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  • Tyrod Taylor Will Play in Week 1 vs. Jets After Concussion
Tyrod Taylor Will Play in Week 1 vs. Jets After Concussion

Look for an ugly Buffalo win. With that, here are five takeaways from the Bills win over the Jets . McDermott and offensive coordinator Rick Dennison are in their first year with the team as well. Also sitting for the Jets on Sunday are new additions Jeremy Kerley and Neal Sterling. For the first time since the drought was a mere seven...

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  • Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate closes ahead of Hurricane Irma
Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate closes ahead of Hurricane Irma

A large swath of the Florida coast, including Palm Beach island, is under a storm-surge warning - meaning "there is a danger of life-threatening inundation from rising water moving inland", according to the National Hurricane Center. The center said the storm was moving west-northwest at 6 miles per hour and warned of "heavy squalls with embedded t...

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  • Ben Roethlisberger is right -- this is a 'wait-and-see' Steelers offense
Ben Roethlisberger is right -- this is a 'wait-and-see' Steelers offense

This could be one of the sneaky games of the week to start the 2017 season. The Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers renew their rivalry at FirstEnergy Stadium to kick off the 2017 National Football League regular season. Kizer, the 27th different quarterback to start for Cleveland since 1999, scored his first career TD on a 1-yard sneak wi...

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  • Frank de Boer: I need more time at Crystal Palace
Frank de Boer: I need more time at Crystal Palace

But the players kept attempting to play their way out as if they, too, were following preconceptions about De Boer rather than his instructions. Palace's last two visits to Turf Moor have ended in 3-2 results - one in Palace's favour and the most recent a defeat.

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  • Harry Kane reaches club milestone as dominant Tottenham sink Everton
Harry Kane reaches club milestone as dominant Tottenham sink Everton

Koeman held private talks with both Ross Barkley and Wayne Rooney earlier in the week after Barkley rejected a late move to Chelsea and Rooney was arrested and charged with drink driving. "What they did is hard work, the development of young players and a really good manager". Tottenham will start as favourites but will need to improve ...

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  • Barcelona slots 5 goals past Espanyol in Catalan Derby
Barcelona slots 5 goals past Espanyol in Catalan Derby

Espanyol , for their part, could've pulled a goal back, but Piatti drilled his shot onto Marc-Andre ter Stegen's right-hand post, with the goalkeeper well beaten. Luckily for them, he's able to deliver. "We've just won our first two league games, we've got six points". Barcelona have two out of two wins in this new season of the La Liga.

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  • Joe Paterno admitted he heard an earlier Sandusky sexual abuse claim
Joe Paterno admitted he heard an earlier Sandusky sexual abuse claim

A police report obtained by CNN suggests that the late former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno knew that Jerry Sandusky may have been molesting children years before Sandusky's arrest. That's when Paterno told McQueary that it was the second time he had been informed of such actions by his team's defensive coordinator. You can definitely s...

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  • Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting "very happy" with Stoke City draw

Jose Mourinho admitted Manchester United were well below their best as the Premier League leaders were forced to settle for a 2-2 draw at Stoke on Saturday. With how good they have looked, Stoke would surely be happy to earn a point against them. Summer signing Choupo-Moting put Stoke ahead in the 43rd minute, powerfully finishing a fi...

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