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Liverpool fans convinced Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is 'cursed' as miserable run continues

Tuesday's Carabao Cup tie with Leicester City will see the Reds attempt to win the competition at the third time of asking under their current manager. "I would love to but I'm not sure if the world is ready for such a insane decision". Liverpool duo Adam Lallana and Nathaniel Clyne are continuing to make positive steps in their ongoing recoveries from long-term injuries according to J├╝rgen Klopp .

How to watch Saul Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin online

It's almost time for the talking to stop, with the hours ticking down as Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez's hotly-anticipated contest on the Las Vegas Strip moves ever closer. "I am the champion and I bring all my belts", Golovkin said. Right now I feel great. It's a fight that pits arguably the two best pound-for-pound boxers in the world against each other now that Mayweather has retired.

'Indian soldier killed by Pakistani fire in Kashmir'

He is a native of Vidya Bhawan Naraypur village in Balia district of Uttar Pradesh. This is the sixth ceasefire violation by Pakistan in a span of five days. "One BSF trooper has been killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan rangers". Both sides accused each other of ceasefire violations earlier in the week.

Jurgen Klopp disappointed to lose points against Sevilla

Sean Dyche has had a good start to the season as Burnley manager, a terrific opening day performance saw Burnley win 3-2 at the champions Chelsea . "In the first half when we were winning and Liverpool were on the counter, I did something not right", he admitted. Whether this caused him to react late or whether he reverted to his old habits , I felt that he took a few minutes too many to introduce Daniel Sturridge and Alex Oxlade Chamberlain .

Cardinals' David Johnson Could Miss 'Half the Season' With Sprained Wrist

Johnson went down after he was hit by three players on the reception. He finished with 23 rushing yards on 11 carries and six receptions for 68 yards, giving him 91 yards from scrimmage. But Wetzel is better at left tackle, Arians said. X-rays after the game came back negative and suggested that the wrist was only sprained. "He didn't play very well".

Kevin Anderson can nearly taste a historic final

While victories over JC Aragone, Ernests Gulbis, Borna Coric and the risky Paolo Lorenzi were all high quality, it was the quarter-finals here he really appeared to hit his stride. It was the first time when Anderson's game was stretched to four sets but the Italian failed to stop Anderson's stunning run at the US Open , losing by 6-4, 6-3, 6-7, 4-6.

Burnley vs Crystal Palace English Premier League Live (1-0)

Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer has revealed advice given to him from former Manchester United and Netherlands boss Louis Van Gaal has given him hope to cope with life in the Premier League . Just a few weeks ago he was the right man and you have to stick with him, show him he believes in him - he has not had any sort of chance, I just don't want chance he had.

Thumbs up, thumbs down: Clemson-Auburn

Any chance Auburn had to win the game probably went out the window in the first half. "What a tough, gritty game". CLEMSON , S.C. - All preseason, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney told Kelly Bryant that the best version of Bryant would be good enough this season for the Tigers.

Sloane Stephens Did The Damn Thing

The only time in her career she has reached that many major finals in a season was 2002 (lost all three). The first title Serena won there was back in 1999 and the latest was 2014, a remarkable stretch. In a dramatic eight-minute 11th game, Stephens pounced before claiming victory in the 12th with Williams finally undone by 51 unforced errors .

Isaac leads No. 8 MI past Cincinnati

Speight was 17-of-29 for 221 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions. Keep an eye out for how many rushing yards MI might have the ability to install on Cincinnati after 215 contrary to a Florida defense. After the game, MI coach Jim Harbaugh said that Speight has a bad habit of handing the ball off with one hand, which can cause the ball to slip and be fumbled.

Sharapova's US Open ends; Williams faces Kvitova in quarters

The picture - we can't confirm its authenticity but she has not tweeted an objection - is ostensibly from last December when an intruder entered her apartment and threatened her with a knife till she fought him off but not before receiving deep cuts on every finger.

Bama uses familiar recipe to beat Florida State

Despite starting at the Alabama 31-yard line, the Seminoles were not able to capitalize. A pass-interference penalty by Anthony Averett gave Florida State a first-and-10 at the Alabama 20-yard line with 20 seconds remaining in the half. Hurts completed 10 of 18 passes for 96 yards, and he rushed 15 times for 55 yards. Alabama returns to action Saturday, Sept. 9, with its home opener against Fresno State at Bryant-Denny Stadium.

India look to condemn Sri Lanka to their 3rd ODI series whitewash

In fact, Sri Lanka's dot-ball percentage in this series is even higher than those figures - they have not scored off 57% of the balls they have faced. The final match of 5-ODI series will be played at R. Premdasa Stadium, situated at Colombo . However, Lahiru Thirimane (67) and Angelo Mathews (55) steadied the innings and they took the hosts on course of a big first-inning score.

Victor Lindelof: 'It has been tough start to Manchester United career'

United face Stoke at the Bet365 Stadium after the global break. However, this season they look the real deal and here are the reasons why their prospects appear much brighter. He scored 17 goals and chipped in with 11 assists. United's defence seem to have built on the successes of last season, where they recorded the second lowest amount in terms of goals conceded in the Premier League with 29 compared to Tottenham Hotspur's 26.

Florida suspends two more for opener vs. MI

The 17th-ranked Gators will now be without their top target and rusher from a season ago, in addition to reserve offensive linemen Kadeem Telfort and Richerd Desir-Jones, linebackers James Houston and Ventrell Miller and defensive linemen Jordan Smith and Keivonnis Davis .

Defending women's champ Kerber out in 1st round at US Open

Sharapova , cheered on by the NY crowd, was the one who grabbed an early break, and despite plenty of pressure from Halep , including a break back point while the Russian was serving for the match, she held her nerve to clinch the match and keep her hopes of making a stunning Grand Slam comeback alive.

England captain Joe Root backs positive declaration despite Headingley defeat

Even though Blackwood was stumped by Jonny Bairstow off the bowling of Moeen, Hope hit the winning runs the very next over and finished unbeaten on 118 off 211 deliveries, which included 14 boundaries. Dropped catches were a constant feature throughout the Test and while the Windies were widely pilloried for failing to take their chances, England were just as culpable at times and Alastair Cook grassing Brathwaite on four had a decisive impact.

David Torrence, Olympic Runner, Found Dead in Pool

He was 31 years old. While the death is under investigation, reports state Scottsdale police do not believe foul play was involved. He was pronounced dead at the scene. He had recently come to Arizona on a training trip. In June, according to the Malibu Times , Torrence set a Peru record in the mile run - three minutes and 53.21 seconds - and the 1,500-meter race - three minutes and 34.67 seconds.

Floyd Mayweather to face Mcgregor in biggest boxing fight

This form of execution is Mayweather's choice, captured in Mayweather's faked hand pistol shots at McGregor during Friday's animated weigh-in at T-Mobile Arena. Neither should mind the lack of hardware at stake, though. It was a clean fight for the most part, one that Guerrero wanted to make dirtier with inside boxing and some holding of his own, but Mayweather has always been adept at getting away from that kind of thing without referee interference.

Jaguars not ready to name starting QB

Bortles played seven series in the second half and went 12 of 16 for 125 yards and one touchdown. The two quarterbacks battling for the Jacksonville Jaguars starting job split time Thursday night in the Jaguars 24-23 loss to the Carolina Panthers .

Odell Beckham Jr. Could Miss Giants' Season Opener Vs. Cowboys

Beckham was injured Monday in a preseason loss at Cleveland through what some perceived as an unnecessary hit by Browns defensive back Briean Boddy-Calhoun. First the Giants have preseason games on both Saturday against the Jets and next Thursday against the New England Patriots . Most NFL teams sit their starters for the final preseason game.

Man City's Samir Nasri set for Antalyaspor move

After spending last season on loan at Sevilla , he was part of City's pre-season tour of the United States but was left out of Pep Guardiola's squad for the season-opening game at Brighton. '2 Pl titles, 2 League Cups, and 1 Community Shield. Guardiola made a decision to take Nasri on the club's pre-season tour of America last month to put him in the shop window.

Victims honored in Spain; Barcelona, Madrid win Liga openers

Liga title holders Real Madrid were starting their campaign later on Sunday at Deportivo La Coruna. And he preferred to focus on these fine performances when asked about transfers following the 2-0 win, responding: "I can only talk about the players I have here".

The AP Top 25 Poll

Auburn was 12th, LSU 13th, Georgia 15th, Florida 17th and Tennessee 25th. See the complete poll and others to receive votes here. Ohio State was No. MI 12. Auburn 13. The No. 15 ranking is pretty similar to past year, when the Bulldogs were No. 18 in the preseason AP poll , and no. 16 in the coaches poll.

Kohli hopes to keep Dhawan in his 'happy zone'

And, he is continuing his good form in the ongoing ODI series. The Indian Cricket Team achieved yet another comprehensive victory over Sri Lanka in the opening ODI of the five-match series at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium here on Sunday.

Ramos sees red to equal inglorious La Liga record

I don't like seeing a player sent off, but it's something we can't change. However, he tied a record for 18 red cards in La Liga with a second booking for an elbow on Borja Valle in the dying embers of the match. Navas flew to his left to turn Andone's first effort from a narrow angle to safety, but should have been beaten when the forward fired straight at the Costa Rican when clean through moments later.

New Zealand out to prove a point on and off field

Curtis Rona, Tevita Kuridrani, Kurtley Beale and Israel Folau all scored for the home side, with Foley converting all four to maintain a 100 per cent record from the tee, but it proved too little, too late as the Wallabies suffered a 20-point defeat in Sydney.

Powerball fever: Saturday jackpot soars to $510 million

The Powerball was four and the Powerplay was 3x. One bought in Florida is valued at $1 million. Last night's numbers were: 9-15-43-60-64, with a Powerball of 4 and a Power Play of 3 times. A ticket purchased in California matched all the numbers. The jackpot and the Match 5 prize are not multiplied by this number. The jackpot for Mega Millions, another multi-state contest, stands at $20 million after a winning $393 million ticket was sold in IL; that ticket was claimed.

What's in a smaller glove? More hype for the fight

Also this week, Davies talked about McGregor's now-infamous sparring session with Malignaggi, the combatants' use of 8-ounce gloves, and what the super-fight will mean for boxing and MMA . McGregor was a +500 underdog when the fight was announced on July 14. Only this time, instead of bigging up McGregor's abilities, he was talking shit about the fighter and his team.

Maria Sharapova handed wildcard for US Open

In an extract from her soon-to-be-released autobiography, Unstoppable: My Life So Far , Sharapova details how the relationship between the pair fell apart after the Wimbledon final in 2004. After a 15-month long suspension for violating anti-doping regulations, Sharapova made her tour return in April at Stuttgart , reaching the semi-finals.