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Daily Archives: September 12, 2017

United stroll to victory but Pogba goes off injured

Manchester United eased back into Champions League life as Marouane Fellaini, Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford put Basle to the sword. Last season was just the second time in 22 years that the three-time European champions were without a place at the continent’s top table,

Ruthless Chelsea hit Qarabag for six

Chelsea marked their Champions League return with a 6-0 Group C rout of Azerbaijan’s Qarabag, but sterner tests await. Goals from Pedro, Davide Zappacosta, Cesar Azpilicueta, substitute Tiemoue Bakayoko and a Michy Batshuayi double ensured a comfortable return to Europe’s elite after last season’s first

Terence Crawford’s former promoter files suit against Top Rank

The former promoter of unified junior welterweight world champion Terence Crawford has filed suit against promoter Top Rank, alleging it has refused to pay him what it owes him on each of Crawford’s past four title defenses — roughly $550,000. Middendorf Sports, owned by Maryland

Daily fantasy golf — Expert picks for the BMW Championship

The FedEx Cup playoffs are one step away from East Lake and the Tour Championship as the best on the PGA Tour head to Lake Forest, Illinois, for the BMW Championship. Our panel of FantasyGolfInsider experts have laid out the players whom they believe have

Roy Hodgson back in the dugout as Crystal Palace boss

Crystal Palace have announced the appointment of Roy Hodgson as manager.on a two-year deal, replacing the sacked Frank de Boer. Hodgson will be returning to the club with whom he began his playing career in 1965. Hodgson told the club’s official website: “It is very

Stephon Tuitt of Pittsburgh Steelers avoids major biceps injury

PITTSBURGH — Steelers defensive end Stephon Tuitt avoided major damage to his biceps and can return to the lineup as early as Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings. “We’ll leave the light on,” coach Mike Tomlin said about Tuitt’s availability. Tomlin said the team is fortunate

Feyenoord v Manchester City – BBC Sport

Ederson wore head protection as he returned to training Goalkeeper Ederson has been named in Manchester City’s squad for their opening Champions League group game against Feyenoord on Wednesday. The Brazilian, 24, needed eight stitches in his face after being caught by a high boot

Can Ireland stun West Indies again?

Ireland are aiming for another famous win against West Indies in Wednesday’s one-day game at Stormont. A 1969 win at Sion Mills was followed by a 2004 success at the Belfast venue and in the World Cup two years ago. West Indies assistant coach Roddy