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Author: 0 Barcelona vs Celtic 13 September 2016: UCL Preview and Predictions

A downbeat Luis Enrique said after the game: "We didn't have our day". Tuesday will be the first time the Messi, Suarez , Neymar trio has started this season and Celtic will have to beware given that they have scored a staggering 260 goals between them in the 69 matches they have begun together.

Sports US beats Canada 4-2 in World Cup hockey exhibition
Author: 0 US beats Canada 4-2 in World Cup hockey exhibition

They sent each of their players a game tape of the 1996 World Cup, an epic story where Team USA rallied from a 2-1 deficit in the third period to beat Canada in the third and final game. "We made it real easy on them". Even the second came to an end with every player on the ice in a shoving match and exchanging words. Canada has the option of playing Carey Price (former Vezina Trophy victor and Olympic Gold Medalist), Braden Holtby (most recent Vezina Trophy winner), or Corey Crawford ...

Author: 0 Rory McIlroy ends title drought at Deutsche Bank Golf Championship

What's different about this win is that McIlroy was 4-over through three holes in R1 before settling in and racking up the birdies (24) and one eagle. He changed his putter - from a Nike Method Origin blade to a Scotty Cameron for Titleist Newport M1 prototype - last week at The Barclays and recently brought on a new putting coach - Phil Kenyon, Henrik Stenson's guy.

Sports Ace showdown: Bumgarner, Giants knock off Arrieta, Cubs 3-2
Author: 0 Ace showdown: Bumgarner, Giants knock off Arrieta, Cubs 3-2

This game, though - compelling, exciting, lots of different things going on, both managers trying to outsmart the other. "I wasn't able to throw the ball where I wanted to at the beginning, as much as later in the game". The Cubs got back within one with a sacrifice fly, but Bumgarner held the lead by striking Matt Szczur out with two on. Panik struck out and Crawford stole second base despite hitting the dirt with all the grace of a pencil eraser rubbing against a sheet of loose leaf.

Sports Serena crashes out as Pliskova, Kerber set-up final duel
Author: 0 Serena crashes out as Pliskova, Kerber set-up final duel

On Saturday, the No. 2-seeded Kerber trailed by a break at 3-1 in the third set before coming back against the 10th-seeded Pliskova, who hadn't been past the third round at a major until this tournament. "I was just happy that I took it to a third set and even though I couldn't get the win I'm really proud of myself, the way I was playing in the last two weeks", said Pliskova.

Author: 0 Lorenzo on pole at Misano with best lap

The Mallorcan increased his pace steadily but a threat was coming from behind. Rossi's teammate Lorenzo claimed his third world title from the category previous year. Valentino Rossi is happy to be on the front row of the grid for the San Marino leg of the MotoGP championship on Sunday. The 25-year-old lunged forward from the head of the fourth row of the grid and after carefully picking his way around the first lap, he crossed the line in the same position.

Author: 0 Martin Truex Jr. performing best on NASCAR's big stages

The rich southern history of NASCAR was renewed Sunday with throwback paint schemes, special memorabilia and nostalgia as the circuit raced the famed Darlington Raceway for the historic Southern 500, a career-defining race to win each season.

Sports After odd win, Djokovic to face Wawrinka in US Open final
Author: 0 After odd win, Djokovic to face Wawrinka in US Open final

John McEnroe, renowned for his own controversies on court, was highly critical of Monfils while commentating on ESPN. "I keep asking myself the same question", Djokovic replied to laughter from the crowd. Open semifinal between No. 3 Stan Wawrinka and No. 6 Kei Nishikori . Djokovic, too, wasn't enamored with some of Monfils' actions. Russell Fuller, BBC tennis correspondent: "Having lost the first five games of the match, Monfils started playing at half pace: ambling around the court ...

Sports Angels' Matt Shoemaker leaves after being hit by line drive
Author: 0 Angels' Matt Shoemaker leaves after being hit by line drive

Considering that there are only 26 games remaining in the regular season and the Angels are the fourth worst team in the American League, it may be possible that Shoemaker might not see the mound again this season. The encouraging news out of all of this is that Shoemaker never lost consciousness during the whole situation. Angels: Jered Weaver (10-11) makes his 27th start as the Angels open a series in Oakland.

Author: 0 CM Punk Thinks It's A Possibility He Gets Released From UFC

The only pro wrestler besides Punk who made the transition from the WWE to the UFC , was Brock Lesnar. The experiment has been worthwhile for the UFC , who benefitted in terms of publicity and pay-per-view buys. "I'm really hard on myself", he said. "It was lopsided and it's upsetting". That victory rang hollow against the outcome of his debut. I wanted to perform.

Sports HID International: Moyes full of praise for Barkley
Author: 0 HID International: Moyes full of praise for Barkley

And Koeman added: "I spoke to Ross before the worldwide break and I spoke to him after it". But also what Sam mentioned is that Ross is on his list, so that's clear. The most notable wins were the 3-0 win in the fixture on 11 May which sealed and stamped Sunderland's Premier League safety last season, hopefully, the Lads can replicate the win tomorrow.

Sports Are the Browns really surprised to face Carson Wentz in season opener?
Author: 0 Are the Browns really surprised to face Carson Wentz in season opener?

The Eagles will be the only team to open this season with two rookies in the two most scrutinized positions in every National Football League organization. Wentz has benefitted from working with each of them. RG3 will be the 25th different quarterback to start for the Browns since 1999. If Wentz is the future, then it's Matthews job to protect him, not with pass protection but with production.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho blames Manchester United players for derby defeat

The attitude and spirit in the second half was fantastic. The pair's history of animosity with Barcelona and Real Madrid in Spain's La Liga meant their first Premier League meeting since assuming control on either side of Manchester provided a colourful backdrop to the build-up to this derby.

Sports Zlatan Ibrahimovic says Marcus Rashford has time to reach the top
Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic says Marcus Rashford has time to reach the top

The Chile worldwide showcased his excellent footwork and footballing brain throughout City's 2-1 win at Old Trafford, moving outside his area to get involved in play and starting attacks with his passing and long throws. The pair were removed at half-time and the hosts looked much more risky with the introduction of Ander Herrera and Marcus Rashford in their place.

Author: 0 Brees, Saints brace for Raiders

New Orleans Saints cornerback Delvin Breaux left Sunday's season opener against the Oakland Raiders with an injury to his lower left leg, and then was carted to the locker room. With the offensive weapons at their disposals coming into this game, we should expect a high-scoring contest. NEW ORLEANS , LA - AUGUST 30: Fans enter the Mercedes-Benz Superdome for the Houston Texans vs the New Orleans Saints game on August 30, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Author: 0 Francesco Guidolin: I need to improve if Swansea are to improve

He is a young player, but I like him". I want to have Diego Costa in all the games. "I'm pleased to score the goals, it's always important to score one more goal than your opponent, but to keep a clean sheet is also important for the confidence of the whole team", the Italian manager said .

Author: 0 Pieters, Kaymer and Westwood earn Europe's Ryder Cup wildcards

Here are the three who Clarke has chosen to complete his line-up. Thomas Pieters put himself in contention for a Ryder Cup wild card after winning the Made In Denmark for his third career European Tour title. A two-time victor on the PGA Tour this season, Knox conceded he would have trouble watching the event, which begins at Hazeltine on September 30, but was determined to use the disappointment to his advantage.

Author: 0 Hall of Fame inductees make appearance at Enshrinement Ceremony

Now, we all know Iverson's signature crossover . Iverson saved his final thank you for wife Tawanna. Those teams seemed to take on Iverson's attitude, as well as the feeling that they would fail to hold up over time. "My parents were basketball players back to the 1970s", Yao, the first overall pick in the 2002 NBA draft, said at the ceremony in Springfield, Massachusetts .

Sports Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Manchester United Star On Why He Misses Paris Saint-Germain
Author: 0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Manchester United Star On Why He Misses Paris Saint-Germain

Ibrahimovic left PSG for Manchester United this summer, with his contract with the French giants having run its course. However, Ibrahimovic said that besides his old salary, he has no other regrets about joining the Red Devils. However, Ibrahimovic is also keeping a close eye on his former club PSG, saying they remain "very strong" despite his departure after four trophy-laden years.

Author: 0 Goodell doesn't agree with Kaepernick's actions

Colin Kaepernick's protest during the national anthem has been met with both criticism and support from all sides. She says the quarterback's protest has made her an even bigger fan. Despite his articulation of the meaning of him forgoing what has become a cultural norm at sporting events and other affairs, those opposed to his gesture have crafted false narratives-notably disrespect of the military and disdain for America-that ironically in large part are the reasons Kaepernick has ...

Author: 0 IOC: No request from Brazil police on Olympic ticket probe

The emails were found on a computer seized from another suspect in the scandal, Irish Olympic Committee member Martin Burk, during a raid on the delegation's hotel here. It's unclear if Bach will go to Brazil for any of the Paralympics, which last until September 18. The IOC promised to cooperate on Wednesday but it was unclear what arrangements had been made between its officials and the Brazilian authorities.

Author: 0 Cazorla comes to Arsenal's rescue with stoppage-time penalty

The 21-year-old has been enjoying a sensational start to the season, but Cazorla has proved that there is life in the old dog yet, arguably being Arsenal's best player to date during the 2016/17 campaign. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says his two new signings still need time to adjust to the Premier League after showing some nerves on their debuts against Southampton.

Author: 0 Chelsea: Antonio Conte reveals which position David Luiz will play

The players that remained in Cobham worked very hard, and the players that came back are fit". Former Chelsea coach Ray Wilkins has big concerns over new signing David Luiz. "He has good technique and personality like Leonardo Bonucci, Bonucci likes to play football". I know David Luiz has played in midfield before but, in my mind now, that is not an idea for us.

Author: 0 Happ gets 18th win as Blue Jays beat Red Sox 3-2

Following a lack-luster first season with the Red Sox, Porcello has bounced back nicely, becoming a Cy Young candidate and a reason Boston now has a two-game lead in the American League East. Later, the Jays got nothing out of a two-on, one-out situation, and the Sox responded with six runs in the seventh - three of them courtesy of a Hanley Ramirez blast - to erase any doubt of the eventual outcome.

Author: 0 This is the Ireland team to play Serbia

For the home side, the loss of Nemanja Matic and Aleksandar Kolarov is a significant blow, but new Serbia manager Slavoljub Muslin still has a number of talented players to call upon. Who knows who's going to be fit? On 73 minutes, shortly after Serbia had hit the bar from close range, Ireland thought they had equalised but Walters' header was ruled out for offside.

Sports Philippines' Duterte tells Obama he never cursed him
Author: 0 Philippines' Duterte tells Obama he never cursed him

Setting aside a prepared speech, Duterte spoke for more than five minutes about human rights and his campaign against drugs during the East Asian Summit in the Laotian capital of Vientiane , according to one Indonesian diplomat at the meeting.

Sports Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares win US Open doubles title
Author: 0 Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares win US Open doubles title

Twelve months ago Murray - playing alongside John Peers - lost the final to Mahut and Herbert, while Soares lost the 2013 final alongside Alexander Peya. "He serves well with his tricky lefty serve and I've got an OK serve, and I've got him at the net, so I guess it works". This year, they went on a sweep of Indian Wells, Miami, Monte-Carlo, Queen's and Wimbledon.

Author: 0 Liverpool vs Leicester City

When I thought the Dortmund atmosphere outside our sacred "church" was as good as it could possibly get, somehow, we managed to surpass it. "Liverpool deserved to win", Ranieri told BT Sport . "I don't want to risk them [against Liverpool ]". While that has helped reduce the deficit with the likes of Manchester United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City - who all had bigger net spends in the summer transfer window - off the pitch, Klopp admits what really matters is what happens on ...

Author: 0 Newman's title chances take hit following NASCAR penalty

Other notable is Saturday night's field include Jeff Gordon (11th), who is filling in for the injured Dale Earnhardt Jr., April Richmond race victor Carl Edwards (13th), Ryan Newman (15th), Kevin Harvick (19th), Chris Buescher (31sT) and Chase Elliott (34th).

Author: 0 Novak Djokovic ends Kyle Edmund's US Open run

He led by a break at 1-0 and 4-2 in the fifth set, but Pouille broke back to 4-all, and eventually converted his fourth match point in the tiebreaker with a gutsy forehand victor to close a 16-stroke exchange. The match came alive in the third set when, an early break up again, Djokovic let his intensity slip and the GB number three grabbed his opportunity, finally breathing fire and showing what all the fuss is about with that sledgehammer forehand.

Author: 0 Wenger hints at resting players vs Southampton

Mustafi is more ready to play from day one than any other centre-half that Arsenal could have possibly signed this summer. It is also notable that Southampton have gotten off to an underwhelming start to the new campaign after losing manager, Ronald Koeman, and key players such as Graziano Pelle, Sadio Mane and Victor Wanyama during the transfer window.

Sports Paralympians will inspire and excite the world, opening ceremony told
Author: 0 Paralympians will inspire and excite the world, opening ceremony told

Craven suggested Brazilians follow the lead of Paralympians. Artists recreate a beach scene, an image quintessential to Rio, during the opening ceremony. The coverage of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games will recap the best of Indian and global sporting talent. A German court has dismissed appeals by 84 Russian athletes seeking to compete at the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro .

Sports Christian Eriksen extends Tottenham Hotspur contract to 2020
Author: 0 Christian Eriksen extends Tottenham Hotspur contract to 2020

Cape Town - Tottenham striker Harry Kane believes the team is stronger than they were last season when they finished third in the Premier League standings. Pochettino added: "We're very disappointed that he got injury in the national team". As well as signing a string of their own players to new deals they also landed £30million midfielder Moussa Sissoko from Newcastle, beating off Deadline Day competition from Everton.