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Sports Danny Cipriani faced 'trial by social media' insists James Haskell
Author: 0 Danny Cipriani faced 'trial by social media' insists James Haskell

Cipriani's case, like that of England cricketer Ben Stokes who was found not guilty of a charge of affray last week following an incident outside a Bristol nightclub in September, generated plenty of social media comment. The RFU did not address the RPA's concerns in their statement announcing Cipriani's hearing details. "By his guilty plea before the criminal court, Mr Cipriani accepts that he behaved in a way that, in the panel's view, fell below the standard of behaviour expected of a ...

Sports Liverpool vs Brighton: Jurgen Klopp drops hint about Fabinho ahead of clash
Author: 0 Liverpool vs Brighton: Jurgen Klopp drops hint about Fabinho ahead of clash

Jurgen Klopp has been speaking to the media at his pre-match press conference this afternoon ahead of the game and given reporters a team news and injury update. "From what I've seen he is only going to get better". For sure it is not nice for a new player. "Yes, I think (the competition is there) especially at the start of the season because everyone wants to play, everyone is fit and fresh so everyone is fighting for their place and I think that's a good thing", Wijnaldum added.

Sports Carragher tips Van Dijk for Anfield greatness
Author: 0 Carragher tips Van Dijk for Anfield greatness

BT Sport pundit Chris Sutton says that Liverpool's Premier League rivals will be kicking themselves for turning down the chance to sign Virgil van Dijk while he was still at Celtic. 'There isn't another centre-back that ticks nearly every boxes in terms of presence, pace, strength and ability on the ball. "Normally a player has a couple of those, they are lacking somewhere else and their defensive partner will cover some of those areas".

Sports Big Ten releases conference hoops slate
Author: 0 Big Ten releases conference hoops slate

Indiana's regular season will conclude 15 days later than last year's February 23 conference finale vs. Ohio State. Wisconsin is ranked No. 9, IL is No. Nebraska's two Sunday games bookend the Big Ten slate with a tilt against IL on Sunday, December 2, and a Senior Day matchup against Iowa on Sunday, March 10.

Sports Tight-lipped Mourinho gets injury boosts ahead of Spurs clash
Author: 0 Tight-lipped Mourinho gets injury boosts ahead of Spurs clash

José Mourinho says he is happy with his relationship with the Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward. When reminded that he had in the past always spoken about Woodward with respect, and asked if their relationship was still fine, he added: "Of course".

Sports Tyrod Taylor suffered dislocated pinky in preseason win over Eagles, report says
Author: 0 Tyrod Taylor suffered dislocated pinky in preseason win over Eagles, report says

Ward later walked off the field and headed to the medical tent for evaluation. "Obviously, when (head trainer) Joe Sheehan came back, he said 'Everything is fine". "No, that's who he is", the rookie said. He wants to be out there. The game plan for the Browns had been to play Taylor for the first half and then let Mayfield play most, if not all, of the second half.

Sports Pochettino confident Tottenham can end their drought at Manchester Utd
Author: 0 Pochettino confident Tottenham can end their drought at Manchester Utd

Tottenham haven't gained a single point from their last four trips to Old Trafford but Pochettino's men must fancy their chances after seeing the Red Devils were beaten by Brighton & Hove Albion last Sunday. Foyth has also failed to make an appearance yet this season due to an on-going thigh injury and the young centre-back is still working through his rehabilitation programme with a view to returning over the coming weeks.

Author: 0 Wolves fans react to Pep Guardiola comments

Their positive approach contrasted with the Premier League sides who sit back and surrender the initiative against Pep Guardiola's team, simply hoping to avoid a heavy defeat rather than going in search of victory. "What we're seeing here is the reward for intent and an approach towards the game that's positive". Ederson has been great for Manchester City since his signing last season.

Sports Tottenham keeper Hugo Lloris charged with drink-driving
Author: 0 Tottenham keeper Hugo Lloris charged with drink-driving

The Independent report that Lloris failed a breathalyser test and was taken to Charing Cross Police Station. The news will come as a blow not just to Lloris, but to his club. Lloris has started each of Tottenham's Premier League games in the 2018-2019 season, with his side next in action on Monday evening (Tuesday morning AEST) away to Manchester United .

Sports Wolves vs Manchester City Preview
Author: 0 Wolves vs Manchester City Preview

Newly promoted Wolves are up next for Pep Guardiola's side, who will seek to finish off before the September global break with a victory against Newcastle at home the following week. Guardiola, who suggested a week ago that De Bruyne's injury could have been the result of post-World Cup fatigue, believes that his players are unlikely to reach their best form until after the September worldwide break, arguing that the lack of a full pre-season has affected them badly.

Sports Big names climb leaderboard at Northern Trust; Tiger Woods limps into weekend
Author: 0 Big names climb leaderboard at Northern Trust; Tiger Woods limps into weekend

That would mean the 42-year-old would miss the cut by one. "Koepka swallowed a bogey at the par-3 11th but got his momentum back with a par-5 birdie at the 13th and then splashed one home from 22'2" at the par-3 15th, for another circle. "I hit that 70 yards left of where I was looking. I fully expect to do that this weekend, to drive it more like that, and if I do, I'll be able to make a lot of birdies like I did early on".

Sports Serena Williams’ ‘Wakanda-Inspired Catsuit’ Banned By French Open
Author: 0 Serena Williams’ ‘Wakanda-Inspired Catsuit’ Banned By French Open

Serena Williams will no longer be allowed to wear her skin-tight black catsuit at the French Open. Well, turns out it's been banned from future French Open tournaments. Williams plays a backhand during the 2018 tournament in June. Serena's outfit this year, for example, would no longer be accepted. "One must respect the game and the place", he said.

Sports Champions League: Tottenham to play first home game at Wembley
Author: 0 Champions League: Tottenham to play first home game at Wembley

And, while they have pushed their rivals to the limit, they've nothing tangible to show for their efforts. Spurs have gotten off to a winning start in the Premier League with wins over Newcastle and Fulham . "So far, so good". PSG have been linked with a move for the England World Cup star, as he remains second choice at Spurs to Wales worldwide Ben Davies at left-back.

Sports Urban Meyer suspended 3 games without pay in 2018 season
Author: 0 Urban Meyer suspended 3 games without pay in 2018 season

Trustees discussed the decision to punish Meyer in a marathon meeting of more than 12 hours Wednesday while Meyer awaited the decision. Meyer has been on paid administrative leave since August 1, and the university launched an investigation in the wake of domestic abuse allegations against a former football staff member.

Sports Alonso rejected chance to join Red Bull
Author: 0 Alonso rejected chance to join Red Bull

Alonso's declaration comes after team principal Christian Horner had already dismissed the possibility of the former Ferrari driver moving to Red Bull , claiming he caused "a bit of chaos" despite his impressive list of achievements on the track.

Sports Manchester United boss turns up early, then stays for just
Author: 0 Manchester United boss turns up early, then stays for just

When quizzed about a rumoured falling out with United chief executive Woodward, Mourinho said he had not followed the media coverage. When asked if all was well with Woodward, he replied: "Of course", and then responded simply "no" when pressed on any problems with him.

Sports Sarri: Loftus-Cheek staying at Chelsea and Cahill ‘needs to be patient’
Author: 0 Sarri: Loftus-Cheek staying at Chelsea and Cahill ‘needs to be patient’

Sarri said: "Eden is ready for 50-60 minutes". Sarri also reiterated that there is no chance of Hazard leaving Stamford Bridge for Real Madrid before the close of the Spanish transfer window on August 31. Sarri has taken six points from his first two Premier League matches, despite his team exhibiting startling defensive flaws and conceding two goals in what their head coach described as a "horrible" 15-minute spell late in the first half against Arsenal.

Sports Clarkson's Philippines edged by Zhou's China at Asian Games
Author: 0 Clarkson's Philippines edged by Zhou's China at Asian Games

Zhou Qi led the Chinese on both ends as he and fellow big man Wang Zhelin gave the Philippines' fits with the Houston Rockets center scoring 25 points. "I think we made some mistakes today", he said. Clarkson, whose mother has Philippines heritage that earned him a passport, arrived in Jakarta just a few days ago after the National Basketball Association finally agreed to let him play.

Sports Eagles QB Wentz out Thursday, aiming for September 6 opener
Author: 0 Eagles QB Wentz out Thursday, aiming for September 6 opener

The team has been off since their 37-20 loss to the New England Patriots in Foxborough on Thursday when Nick Foles suffered an injury to his passing shoulder. There are no plans to put him on injured reserve, which means he will be on the 53-man roster to open the season. Wentz, however, has not yet been cleared for contact.

Sports Arsenal tipped to suffer under Unai Emery
Author: 0 Arsenal tipped to suffer under Unai Emery

Arsenal signed Torreira from Sampdoria in the summer transfer window but yet to start in the Premier League . "We won't face Chelsea and Manchester City in the next games, so it doesn't make a difference who we're playing now". For the first time EVER. Alex Iwobi has urged Arsenal supporters to shown patience in new boss Unai Emery following back-to-back defeats to begin his Emirates Stadium tenure.

Sports West Ham's Wilshere out to prove Arsenal wrong
Author: 0 West Ham's Wilshere out to prove Arsenal wrong

Both sides have looked very suspect at the back in their opening games and I won't be surprised at all if both attacks create plenty of chances . And Alex Iwobi's goal came at the end of a flowing move made up of 19 undisrupted passes.

Sports Venus Williams is tough victim of US Open's Serena kindness
Author: 0 Venus Williams is tough victim of US Open's Serena kindness

The 23-time Grand Slam champion , tops the list for the third year running, despite taking a 14-month break from playing tennis following the birth of her daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. Indian badminton player P.V. Sindhu ($8.5m/£6.6m) and retired race auto driver Danica Patrick ($7.5m/£5.8m) were the only non-tennis players to crack the top 10, filling up the seventh and ninth spots, respectively.

Sports Urban Meyer suspended three games by Ohio State
Author: 0 Urban Meyer suspended three games by Ohio State

During Wednesday night's press conference, Meyer claimed that he was never aware of any text messages between his wife and his ex-assistant's ex-wife "at the time". Meyer said he was not aware of his wife's text messages at the time. Urban Meyer spurned the prestigious Fighting Irish to instead become the head coach at the University of Florida, winning a pair of national championships.

Sports James Vince returns to England’s Test squad as Jamie Porter drops out
Author: 0 James Vince returns to England’s Test squad as Jamie Porter drops out

Five-wicket hauls from Hardik Pandya and Jasprit Bumrah also helped set up India's clinical performance. They (bowlers) were waiting and ready, even Ashwin did well with his injury. The Indian team had won the match with true grits bouncing up from its earlier loss. "England have a quality attack and you need grit and determination to score against them, and Ajinkya did that in the first innings and Pujara in the second".

Sports I Fancy Our Chances At Arsenal, West Ham Star Admits
Author: 0 I Fancy Our Chances At Arsenal, West Ham Star Admits

It's not just for me, though, I feel like I'm helping the team a lot more. The Nigeria global will hope to keep his place when the Gunners play rivals West Ham United on Saturday. Emery said, "In our process we are going to play 38 match, when you are playing against Manchester City it is the same as against West Ham. Everybody's enjoying and buying into the new ideas", Iwobi told Arsenal player .

Sports What Sachin Tendulkar once told a young Prithvi Shaw
Author: 0 What Sachin Tendulkar once told a young Prithvi Shaw

A solid technique coupled with the hunger to score the "daddy hundreds", Vihari is your quintessential old-school batsman who just loves staying at the crease. The opener is in fine form too, having scored 136 for India A against South Africa A in Bengaluru two weeks ago. The All-India Senior Selection Committee met in Nottingham to pick the team for the Tests to be played in Southampton and London.

Sports Safety George Iloka signs with Minnesota Vikings
Author: 0 Safety George Iloka signs with Minnesota Vikings

Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. "I was, like, 'You still use that that example?'" he said. Iloka became a starter in his second year and started 76 games for the Bengals, with nine career interceptions. Iloka said he understands the reality of his situation, but wanted to land in a spot that would give him an opportunity to contribute. "Just ready to get to work to help this team out", Iloka said in a video posted by the Vikings on Twitter.

Sports World No. 1 Simona Halep withdraws from Connecticut Open
Author: 0 World No. 1 Simona Halep withdraws from Connecticut Open

Victory in Cincinnati brought Kiki, Bertens 530 thousand dollars in prize money and 900 ranking points, which allowed her to rise to a record in the career of the 13-th position in the WTA rankings. Snatching victory in the second set, Bertens already gave reason to doubt in their victory. The 26-year-old Halep will be replaced in the draw by lucky loser Belinda Bencic of Switzerland.