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Sports Rosberg fastest as three-way battle looms
Author: 0 Rosberg fastest as three-way battle looms

Mercedes confirmed Hamilton's vehicle had a "small hydraulic issue" and after investigating the problem, the team said it could not be resolved in time to get the auto back together and called an end to his session. Verstappen's best lap - a 1m 44.532s - left him just 0.105secs off Raikkonen and only 0.025secs up on Ricciardo. We'll try to improve and do a good job tomorrow, but this was only the first day of practice.

Author: 0 Obama mentions Wentz during speech in Philadelphia

According to Fanatics, which runs NFL Shop (the league's official merchandise website) and powers over 300 stores for all the major sports leagues, Wentz's jersey has been the top seller across the company's platform of e-commerce sites since this weekend, thanks in large part to a 278-yard, two-touchdown performance against Cleveland.

Author: 0 Bills concerns mount after getting off to 0-2 start

It felt much better knowing one of them was Marshall. A gorgeous 58-yard strike from Fitzpatrick to Decker on the first play after the Bills took a 24-20 lead was called back on a holding penalty by tackle Ryan Clady. There's no "up for grabs" with these guys, because they snag every 50/50 ball thrown their way. "But when he stepped back in the huddle later on it was such a surprise, but it was a relief as well".

Sports Aguero hat-trick, Iheanacho's late goal give Manchester City 4-0 victory
Author: 0 Aguero hat-trick, Iheanacho's late goal give Manchester City 4-0 victory

The Argentina striker, now serving a domestic ban, struck twice in the first half and once in the second before giving way to Kelechi Iheanacho, who netted City's fourth. Monchengladbach midfielder Oscar Wendt said: "We are disappointed for the fans because 90 per cent of them will probably not be able to watch the rearranged game", he said.

Sports Ilkay Gundogan Plays - Manchester City Team vs Gladbach Confirmed
Author: 0 Ilkay Gundogan Plays - Manchester City Team vs Gladbach Confirmed

Despite Aguero taking his tally for the season to nine goals, Guardiola suggested the Argentina striker needed to put more defensive effort in off the ball. Of course he's going to help us a lot this year. With seven wins from seven under new boss Guardiola it has been a highly impressive start to the campaign by all at Eastlands, and not just Aguero.

Sports Chun, Park tied atop Evian Championship
Author: 0 Chun, Park tied atop Evian Championship

It would be hard for the two-time major victor not to pay attention to how Chun decimated the Evian Resort Golf Club in Evians-les-Bains, France, during the morning wave. "It would mean so much", Ko said. "Thinking about what's happening in the present moment is my goal always for golf and life, too". Mom's not the only one that made the trip this week to France; sister Bo chose to come and watch sister, Annie, play for the first time as a professional.

Sports Orioles beat Red Sox 1-0, pull within game of 1st place
Author: 0 Orioles beat Red Sox 1-0, pull within game of 1st place

There are plenty of in-between scenarios, but the Yankees' hopes of doing better than the Wild Card game really seem to hinge on the following four days. RANGERS 3, ASTROS 2 Jurickson Profar hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the ninth, and Texas handed host Houston another hard loss. Gausman kept the Sox batters off balance all game and he just out pitched Porcello.

Sports NFL Week 1 Picks: Minnesota Vikings vs. Tennessee Titans 9/11/16
Author: 0 NFL Week 1 Picks: Minnesota Vikings vs. Tennessee Titans 9/11/16

A big kickoff return by Cordarrelle Patterson led to the Minnesota Vikings first points early in the third quarter. "I try to keep my cards close to the vest", Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer said. "I've never had a game where you have one turnover, but two for scores". RUN RUN RUN: Peterson led the National Football League in rushing last season, and the Titans now have the running back who held that title for 2014.

Sports Conte confirms Luiz to start against Liverpool
Author: 0 Conte confirms Luiz to start against Liverpool

But Klopp has dismissed suggestions that his side will not head into the Stamford Bridge showdown with malice aforethought. The former Juve and Italy manager has already impressed at Chelsea after guiding the club to 10 points out of a possible 12 at the start of the new English Premier League soccer campaign.

Sports Yankees sign DH Billy Butler, start him vs Red Sox
Author: 0 Yankees sign DH Billy Butler, start him vs Red Sox

The Yankees were in need of another bat after placing outfielder Aaron Judge on the DL late Wednesday due to a right oblique strain. The first baseman and designated hitter, who was released by the Oakland Athletics this past weekend, has agreed on a contract with the Yankees, multiple reports say.

Sports English Premier League: Lukaku scores 11-minute hat-trick to seal victory
Author: 0 English Premier League: Lukaku scores 11-minute hat-trick to seal victory

I was really disappointed about our first 45 minutes. Idrissa Gueye's cross was inch-perfect for Lukaku to head past Pickford to score his first Premier League goal since March. "We've got to try not to concede any goals , we had some decent play going forward at times and we had a young side out. There were things where we looked liable to make an opportunity but if we didn't get them we didn't take them or there weren't enough".

Author: 0 Red Sox bats stall in 6-3 loss to Orioles

The big blow of the inning was shortstop J.J. Hardy's three-run homer over the Green Monster on a full-count fastball over the outer half of the plate. No team is out of the playoff picture, especially the Mariners who are rolling on a six game win streak. Defending World Series champion Kansas City dropped five games out of the wild-card race with only 18 games left.

Author: 0 Osweiler solid in debut to lead Houston over Bears 23-14

Our confidence wasn't exactly skyrocketing at this point. The Texans finally got on the front foot after Brock Osweiler connected with DeAndre Hopkins for a 23 yard scoring strike. Either that or Long was showing him how to break a board, martial arts-style. "When I got the chance to get the ball in my hands I just tried to make something happen", he said.

Author: 0 Confirmed: Tottenham midfielder signs new deal until 2021

The England global joined Tottenham from Sporting Lisbon in summer 2014 and he has established himself as one the most important players for club and country after being converted from a defender into a holding midfielder by manager Mauricio Pochettino.

Author: 0 Holland struggles in Rangers' 8-4 loss to Astros

Less than 24 hours earlier the team had seen a one-run lead disappear in the ninth inning, ultimately losing after allowing two runs to score in the inning. Frankly, I'm getting real sick and exhausted of the lucky Astros lucking their way through a win against the Rangers. Bregman tried to walk it off, but he was lifted for pinch-runner Tony Kemp and limped off the field.

Sports Matt Kuchar has fun with idea of Tiger Woods as playing captain
Author: 0 Matt Kuchar has fun with idea of Tiger Woods as playing captain

It's always a hard decision for a captain and, on the face of it at least, was not made any easier when Fowler's performance at the BMW Championship last week left him just outside the top 30 in the FedEx Cup, meaning he won't play in the Tour Championship next week.

Author: 0 Lions introduce all-black Color Rush uniforms, won't wear them until 2017

The Packers will wear an all-white combination during the game. Color Rush uniforms are exclusively for Thursday Night Football , and the Lions only Thursday game is on Thanksgiving. "Assuming we are the home team, we will be in our green Color Rush uniform". Nonetheless, the National Football League has designed " Color Rush " uniforms for all 32 teams, and those jerseys will be available for purchase.

Sports Bravo passing from back a risk, warns Mourinho
Author: 0 Bravo passing from back a risk, warns Mourinho

Mourinho refused to blame any of the players in the game saying that it was the collective performance that had produced the result and not individual performance. But to get back to the Champions League we need to do well in the Premier League, so the first step is to recover the self-esteem, which I think we are doing".

Author: 0 Jays slugger Donaldson day to day with sore right hip

And there was still a little bit of drama to be played out with the Blue Jays hanging on for a 3-2 victory in a game that finally ended with a testosterone-charged, dugout-emptying melee near first base. "I told him he crushed the ball and he didn't understand what I said. and before I could really explain, both teams got in that melee". "I know the pitchers", Carrera said.

Sports NCAA will move championship games from North Carolina
Author: 0 NCAA will move championship games from North Carolina

The NCAA announced on Monday that it would relocate seven championship events it previously awarded to North Carolina in the coming academic year over the law barring transgender people from using public restrooms matching the gender with which they identify.

Sports Costa scores twice but Chelsea held
Author: 0 Costa scores twice but Chelsea held

The two goals came from mistakes so obviously it's disappointing. Diego Costa was stationed as a lone forward, whereas deadline day signings David Luiz and Marcos Alonso remained on the bench. "Every game the press ask me about the passion of Diego Costa ", he added. They constantly fouled the hot-headed Costa, who stood up to the physical challenge and gave it back in return, and Amat in particular was fortunate not to get sent off for repeat fouling in a niggly but enthralling game.

Sports Internet's most wanted Ronaldo bites back at Xavi
Author: 0 Internet's most wanted Ronaldo bites back at Xavi

Ronaldo scored five goals in 31 appearances during his stint in Sporting before being roped in by Sir Alex Ferguson to play for Manchester United which proved to be the biggest breakthrough in his career. "We will see how it goes, as during a game anything can happen". "Today I did that [squad rotation], after the global break we had to think about the many games awaiting us".

Sports Banned Michel Platini given permission to address Uefa meeting
Author: 0 Banned Michel Platini given permission to address Uefa meeting

European football nations gather in Athens on Wednesday to elect a new UEFA president to replace Michel Platini, who is now banned from all football-related activity for four years. But UEFA announced in August the new deal, which assists more powerful teams, after months of talks with the influential European Club Association, whose members raised a long-standing threat of breaking away to form a closed Super League dominated by the rich and storied elite.

Author: 0 Tavares scores twice, Canada beats US 5-2 in exhibition

Canada will complete its pre-tournament schedule against Russian Federation on Wednesday night in Pittsburgh. Team Canada's Jay Bouwmeester , middle, pushes Team United States' Justin Abdelkader as Canada goaltender Braden Holtby watches from the net during the first period of an exhibition World Cup of Hockey game in Ottawa, Ontario, on Saturday, Sept.

Author: 0 Russell Wilson 'planning on playing' despite sprain, Pete Carroll says

The Rams have a talented front seven on defense and are capable of getting to the quarterback without blitzing a ton, much like the Dolphins. "We had a chance", Gase said. Tannehill ran up the middle on a quarterback draw out of the pistol formation, diving into the end zone for a 10-6 lead. Nick Folk kicked a go-ahead 23-yard field goal with 3:23 remaining, but Dalton marched the Bengals (1-0) downfield for the winning drive.

Author: 0 Rio Paralympics 2016: Iran Arrives at Opening Ceremony

Over 80 Paralympians were affected by the IPC's ban and Russian Federation will host its alternate Games on September 8 and 9 outside of Moscow, over 7,000 miles away from Rio. No accusations of doping have been presented against the members of the Paralympics team, however. A wheelchair user, Silva faced a flight of stairs between himself and the cauldron.

Author: 0 Manchester United will bounce back: Pogba

The second half was completely different. But, except for one or two from Kevin (De Bruyne, who hit the post in the second half), we didn't finish. First half we were better - in the second half it was hard. "It's been a special day for me, playing in the Manchester derby and scoring a goal - I am really happy and proud", the Nigeria worldwide told reporters.

Author: 0 Cleveland Browns at Philadelphia Eagles preview

Obviously it was preseason , so the preparation amps up a little bit. Where they end up is anybody's guess. I'm ready for my turn. Keep the game plan simple. "I thanked him for everything he's done in helping me and really being a mentor to me", said Wentz. See who we picked to win this week's slate of games.

Author: 0 Hill pulled after 7 perfect innings; Dodgers top Marlins 5-0

Hill had thrown 89 pitches and struck out nine before giving way to Joe Blanton to start the eighth inning. From his perch in the dugout, Los Angeles Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts shook his head and rubbed his face. "That was the big thing, try to get a W, that's what we were working for", he said. Roberts brought in Joe Blanton for the 8th, and he promptly blew the ideal game.

Author: 0 Dana White Indicates CM Punk Won't Get Second UFC Fight

The gap in skill between the two competitors was just too wide for the first timer to overcome. Mickey postured up and landed some big bombs on CM, doing damage and passing guard to maneuver into side control. I will be back believe it or not, this was the most fun I've ever had in my life. Believe in yourself. Sometimes the outcome isn't what you desire it to be.

Sports Flat battery and broken down car prompts Tyson Fury no-show
Author: 0 Flat battery and broken down car prompts Tyson Fury no-show

The Briton Fury did not attend Monday's news conference, with his management stating his auto broke down. The ban was lifted pending an independent hearing which is confirmed to take place in November, allowing Fury to resume training in August.

Sports Can an EPL club win the Champions League?
Author: 0 Can an EPL club win the Champions League?

In the group's other game, 2015 runners-up Atletico Madrid and PSV Eindhoven are no strangers. Suarez won the European golden boot last season with 59 goals, while Messi is the reigning World Player of the Year. The team, known as the Foxes, returned to the Premier League in 2014 and two years later they are the champions, completing the ultimate fairytale journey.

Author: 0 Three things we learned from UCF's loss to MI

Three players later - on another third down - Speight and Butt reconnected for a 14-yard touchdown. "They're obviously going to adjust". It is a giant leap going from facing South Carolina State at home to the Big House, but if the Knights are to have any shot at pulling the upset, controlling the clock with said ground game will be imperative.

Author: 0 CM Punk's Next Fight Shouldn't Be In UFC Says Dana White

He's fighting off the choke, but he's getting beaten up. But the 6-foot-4, 240-pound Miocic, urged by the crowd chanting "Stee-pay, Stee-pay", escaped the hold and quickly pressed the action. Miocic found the range and clipped Overeem before getting his back and getting to full mount before destroying the Dutchman. After the win, Gall called out 20-year-old phenom Sage Northcutt (8-1), who is 3-1 in the UFC.