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Sports Leroy Sane withdraws from Germany squad for 'personal reasons'
Author: 0 Leroy Sane withdraws from Germany squad for 'personal reasons'

Leroy Sane has withdrawn from Germany's squad to play Peru on Wednesday, with the German FA citing "personal reasons" for his absence. According to BBC, Germany announced on Friday afternoon, September 7, that Sane would be unavailable for the Peru match on Sunday, September 9.

Sports Lionel Messi’s jersey number will not be used in Argentina’s friendly matches
Author: 0 Lionel Messi’s jersey number will not be used in Argentina’s friendly matches

Jorge Sampaoli quit as Argentina manager after the World Cup and former national coach Alejandro Sabella - who guided the country to the 2014 World Cup final - could return to the side. "We already know that if he is here, it will be his, so then there's no problem". "But if it's a number that is available for a friendly and Leo is not here, then anyone can use it".

Sports Seattle’s Bird expected to wear protective mask for Game 5
Author: 0 Seattle’s Bird expected to wear protective mask for Game 5

Better salaries are there if we want them to be. "But here we are", Bird said. Game 1 is Friday in Seattle. Having slayed the Taurasi dragon, the Storm will head back to the WNBA Finals for the first time since 2010, when they beat Atlanta for their second championship - both won with Bird at point guard.

Sports Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell's Agent Gets Denied by Mike Tomlin
Author: 0 Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell's Agent Gets Denied by Mike Tomlin

As of Wednesday morning, Bell had not signed his $14.5 million franchise tender and can not play until he does so. Bell, who has averaged more yards from scrimmage per game than any running back in history over his first five seasons, is, at 26 years old, trying to maximize the amount of guaranteed money he will get in what would surely be his only big-dollar multi-year deal.

Sports Rafael Nadal retires to send Juan Martin del Potro into the final!
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal retires to send Juan Martin del Potro into the final!

The fact that Nadal is still in with a chance of defending his US Open crown is testament to his incredible fighting qualities as there have been several occasions where it looked like he might be bowing out of the competition. " It's not the best way to win a match". I'm giving him a lot of high marks in a lot of different areas, but he's got, by far, the best serve of all the guys left.

Sports US Open wrap: Aussie battler Millman sets up Federer clash
Author: 0 US Open wrap: Aussie battler Millman sets up Federer clash

As per the rules governing the sport, it is not mandatory that the ball has to travel over the net for a shot to count. Millman spent several days training with Federer at the 20-times grand slam's Swiss base before Wimbledon and says he won't be overawed.

Sports Man Utd defender Luke Shaw was told he almost lost his leg
Author: 0 Man Utd defender Luke Shaw was told he almost lost his leg

Shaw, 23, revealed that he nearly lost his leg following a horrendous double fracture sustained during the Euro 2016 qualifier against Switzerland that ended 2-0 in favour to England . 'I spoke with him before the season and he said he wanted me to stay and fight for my place, and that motivated me a lot in the off-season. "He's played a big part but I've done a lot too to get back into his team and earn his trust back".

Sports Ex-Cowboys RB Joseph Randle Arrested for Rape
Author: 0 Ex-Cowboys RB Joseph Randle Arrested for Rape

Randle has been arrested at least seven times in the past two years. Sedgwick County Jail records show the 26-year-old was booked just before 3:45 a.m. He opened the 2015 as the starter, but injuries slowed him down and a four-game National Football League suspension led to the Cowboys cutting him after six games.

Author: 0 Eagles squeak past Falcons in thrilling Game 1 finish

Special teams: Special teams were viewed as a question mark going into training camp. Against New England, tight end Trey Burton took a flip from Clement on a reverse and threw a one-yard TD pass to Foles to give the Eagles a 10-point halftime lead.

Sports Nike is ‘getting killed’ for Colin Kaepernickad, says president Trump
Author: 0 Nike is ‘getting killed’ for Colin Kaepernickad, says president Trump

Kaepernick said his stance was against social injustice and racial inequality in the U.S. The school also made headlines past year by declaring its teams would not play in any game in which a player knelt for the national anthem. Not only did shares in Nike fall this week after it announced its new campaign with Kaepernick, favorability of the company also dropped by double digits and there was no boost among key demographics.

Sports Ceballos: Real Madrid players unhappy with Ronaldo Kiev announcement
Author: 0 Ceballos: Real Madrid players unhappy with Ronaldo Kiev announcement

Madrid released a teasing trailer for a new behind-the-scenes documentary, which features the five-time Ballon d'Or victor and their all-time top goalscorer delivering a speech in the dressing room moments before kick-off in Kiev . He stunned the footballing world by picking Juventus with many believing United and PSG were the only ones capable of pulling off the transfer. Real made a very poor start to the season after losing 4-2 to Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup, but have ...

Sports Chelsea summer signing Jorginho enjoying pacy tempo of the Premier League
Author: 0 Chelsea summer signing Jorginho enjoying pacy tempo of the Premier League

Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri says he found out he was sacked by Napoli when he turned on his television. Ancelotti was named Napoli's coach a few days later , with Sarri ultimately moving to Chelsea - but not before the clubs negotiated an agreement that blocked him from taking more than one of his former Napoli players with him.

Sports Fraternal Order Of Police Reacts To The Nike-Kaepernick Announcement
Author: 0 Fraternal Order Of Police Reacts To The Nike-Kaepernick Announcement

When Kaepernick and I met and talked just six days later, a few hours before the 49ers were set to play the San Diego Chargers, we discussed a lot, but more importantly we listened to each other. "If Nike is ashamed of America, we are ashamed of them", Davis said in a statement reported by AP. During the event, Kaepernick spoke to Nike employees.

Sports US Open 2018: Djokovic marches past Millman into semi-final
Author: 0 US Open 2018: Djokovic marches past Millman into semi-final

Within minutes of the opening serve, it seems as though every player is beyond drenched in their own sweat, adding another obstacle for the victor to overcome. Djokovic, who has suffered through his share of hot daytime matches this tournament, felt so stifled he spoke to the chair umpire about it on Wednesday.

Sports Tiger Woods, McIlory lead BMW Championship
Author: 0 Tiger Woods, McIlory lead BMW Championship

I've had it since '99 and my body just remembers it. Northern Ireland's McIlroy briefly threatened to dislodge Woods before equalling the American's score. "Boy, shooting 29 on the front nine helps". The one blemish was a bogey at his penultimate hole, the par-three eighth, but this only mildly marred a remarkable performance in oppressive humidity on the Aronimink course in the rolling hills west of Philadelphia.

Sports SHOCKER: Neymar leaves out Liverpool in top 4 predictions
Author: 0 SHOCKER: Neymar leaves out Liverpool in top 4 predictions

He needs to be playing in a back three in my opinion. Mitrovic had already been worth that fee for Fulham in firing them to promotion with 12 goals in 20 games during his loan spell and his goals are making the Londoners look more likely to remain in the top flight than Newcastle at present.

Sports Griezmann pleads case for Ballon d'Or
Author: 0 Griezmann pleads case for Ballon d'Or

Griezmann and his France teammates were missing when Federation Internationale de Football Association named their three-man shortlist for their The Best awards, with Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modric and Mohamed Salah the nominees. "But then I don't vote". When asked if he is continuously surprised by Mbappe, Giroud said: "How can you not be?" UEFA gave their award for the best player of last season to Luka Modric, skipper of the Croatia side that reached the World Cup final and a ...

Sports Willie Taggart accuses VT of faking injuries
Author: 0 Willie Taggart accuses VT of faking injuries

The team was ranked No. 19 in the country, a spot ahead of its Monday-night opponent Virginia Tech , and quarterback Deondre Francois entered the season as a redshirt junior with experience that should have, in theory, eased the team's transition into the Taggart era.

Sports Nishikori downs Cilic in US Open marathon
Author: 0 Nishikori downs Cilic in US Open marathon

Her compatriot Nishikori had rather a more hard time of it in his matchup against Maric Cilic, taking five sets to oust the Croat, 2-6 6-4 7-6 4-6 6-4. Suarez Navarro enjoyed a fine run in NY, where she upstaged sixth seed Caroline Garcia and ended Maria Sharapova's impeccable record under the lights in the Big Apple, however, the 30th seed could not match Keys.

Sports Martin O'Neill tells Uefa to settle Denmark row
Author: 0 Martin O'Neill tells Uefa to settle Denmark row

This was because the Danish team was without all of its usual, actual professional footballers due to a commercial dispute. "I'm proud, I'm shocked that these players that were on the pitch and also the players that didn't come on the pitch".

Author: 0 Kei Nishikori gets some U.S. Open payback against Marin Cilic

Djokovic was 1/13 on break points when Millman double-faulted on a 14th opportunity at 4-4, volleying the ball away with his foot in annoyance at giving his opponent what he had been unable to take for himself. Japan's Nishikori, who missed last year's US Open after a season-ending wrist injury, joined compatriot Naomi Osaka in reaching the semis - the first time that a Japanese man and woman have reached the last four in the same Grand Slam.

Sports Dane Olesen seals Ryder Cup debut, Wallace hoping for pick
Author: 0 Dane Olesen seals Ryder Cup debut, Wallace hoping for pick

Here, we take a look at the main contenders for the four spots. But who will get the nod? He faces an unenviable task . In the World Points list this year, he finished behind Poulter and ahead of Casey, Stenson, Garcia and Pieters. "I am pretty much there in my head on how I see this team being and how I want to mix and match everyone". "When my back's against the wall, I don't shy away from pushing myself off there and trying to get the job done and I kept saying to myself at the end ...

Sports Messi tips Juve to win Champions League
Author: 0 Messi tips Juve to win Champions League

Both nations are taking part in the new tournament called the UEFA Nations League, which has been created to replace worldwide friendlies with more competitive matches and will include promotion and relegation. "Luka deserves it because he was voted the best player at the Club World Cup, was world and European champion with Real, won a silver medal at the World Cup and the World Cup Golden Ball on top of that".

Sports Denmark select amateurs in squad after dispute with star players
Author: 0 Denmark select amateurs in squad after dispute with star players

Denmark's midfielder Christian Eriksen (R) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup Group C football match between Denmark and Australia at the Samara Arena in Samara on June 21, 2018. The association said it has offered improved terms and met a "large number of the players' wishes in the commercial areas", adding that the current situation was "serious and annoying".

Sports Serena, Stephens reach quarter-finals
Author: 0 Serena, Stephens reach quarter-finals

The six-time former champion was pushed hard by unseeded Estonian opponent Kaia Kanepi before she eventually prevailed in three sets 6-0, 4-6, 6-3. Awaiting her there was the often tricky Ashleigh Barty , but Pliskova dispatched the Australian 6-4 6-4.

Sports What is the UEFA Nations League?
Author: 0 What is the UEFA Nations League?

So what is the Nations League and should we even care? Created to limit the number of friendly matches - although there will still be some in the fixture list - the new competition places all 55 nations recognised by UEFA into four separate leagues based on pre-World Cup 2018 rankings, and within these leagues teams will be placed into groups of either 3 or 4 and play one another home and away.

Sports Naomi Osaka reaches first Grand Slam quarter-final
Author: 0 Naomi Osaka reaches first Grand Slam quarter-final

Nishikori will be playing in his third US Open semi-final after similar runs in 2014 and 2016. The crisis soon deepened for Tsurenko, who had needed the best part of three hours on Monday to beat Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova in a match where she nearly collapsed due to heat exhaustion.

Sports Kevin Gorman: Le'Veon Bell's absence bad for business
Author: 0 Kevin Gorman: Le'Veon Bell's absence bad for business

It appears that numerous Steelers' players expected to see Bell there, and several national media outlets reported the plan was for Bell to show up at some point this week - many indicating that he'd arrive prior to a Wednesday morning team meeting.

Sports Maria Sharapova's US Open ends at hands of Carla Suárez Navarro
Author: 0 Maria Sharapova's US Open ends at hands of Carla Suárez Navarro

She double-faulted again to put deuce into play for the 30th seed who erred on a breaking serve from Sharapova. Her victory brought an end to Sharapova's 23 match winning streak playing at night on the very court that brought her tournament to a close and Suarez Navarro back to the quarterfinals since 2013.

Sports Cowboys Made A Big Trade Offer For A Star NFL Player
Author: 0 Cowboys Made A Big Trade Offer For A Star NFL Player

Earlier this month, writing for The Players' Tribune , Thomas said that he deserves to be paid accordingly as the only "Legion of Boom" mainstay still on the team. MT on FOX. He has racked up fines of more than $1.5 million in terms of missed practice days and bonuses the team could recoup. The Seahawks insist they are not willing to give away Thomas, who has held out of training camp because of his contract, a source told Schefter on Saturday.

Sports Chelsea fullback Alonso: Being out of Champions League ab***h!
Author: 0 Chelsea fullback Alonso: Being out of Champions League ab***h!

Courtois, whose long-desired move to Madrid was completed last month, made his first appearance after sitting out the first two La Liga games behind Keylor Navas. But you can't always escape reality. It was his opinion and I did not have my best season, either. Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously had reported that Alvaro Morata has revealed he wanted to quit Chelsea after missing out in his country's squad for the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup.

Sports NASCAR Xfinity Series: Brad Keselowski Gets First Darlington Win
Author: 0 NASCAR Xfinity Series: Brad Keselowski Gets First Darlington Win

It was also Team Penske's first win in the Xfinity Series at the track "Too Tough to Tame". Johnson, the seven-time champion, does not have a win this season and, while he's in the playoffs on points at the moment, may have work to do at the final regular season race at Indianapolis next week to reach the postseason.

Sports David Beckham's MLS team is called Club Internacional de Futbol Miami
Author: 0 David Beckham's MLS team is called Club Internacional de Futbol Miami

The new club will be called "Club Internacional de Fútbol Miami " or simply Inter Miami CF and it signifies "Miami's global, diverse, inclusive, creative and ambitious spirit", according to a club statement. "It's an honour to announce the new name and crest to our fans", Beckham stated. Beckham posted a caption alongside the video, reading: "Four years ago, we dreamt of a soccer club".

Sports Roger Federer defeats Nick Kyrgios in 2018 US Open third round
Author: 0 Roger Federer defeats Nick Kyrgios in 2018 US Open third round

The No.2 seed was leading two-sets when he produced a truly outrageous victor. A ninth tie-break in 10 sets between the pair seemed likely at the start of Saturday's contest when Kyrgios failed to take four break points in the seventh game, as Federer struggled to land first serves.