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Sports Hugo Lloris will remain as Tottenham captain on return from injury
Author: 0 Hugo Lloris will remain as Tottenham captain on return from injury

Vorm, 34, certainly isn't short of experience as he made 97 Premier League appearances for Swansea before moving to North London in 2014 and he has played against Liverpool on nine occasions during his career. I don't want to be too critical because I don't know exactly how he said it but sitting in an office and talking about football is completely different to doing the job, to be honest.

Sports Dele Alli and Hugo Lloris
Author: 0 Dele Alli and Hugo Lloris

But the goalkeeper will miss Spurs' game against Liverpool on Saturday, with Dele Alli also ruled out as Pochettino has suffered a double injury blow. We can all make mistakes. "Of course, lucky there was no effect". "It's a massive lesson for everyone. Now, because he is clever, he learns and he is going to move on".

Sports Wright To Play During Mets’ Final Homestand
Author: 0 Wright To Play During Mets’ Final Homestand

He opened Thursday's press conference with a joke, laughing as he said, "This kind of caught me off guard - I thought we were going to announce an extension today". "So yeah, I don't see [playing beyond September] as a possibility". Wright, a seven-time All-Star, spent the entirety of his 13-year career with the Mets, posting a cumulative slash line of.296/.376/.491 (112 OPS+) with 242 home runs, 390 doubles, and 196 stolen bases.

Sports MVP Stewart leads Seattle Storm to sweep of Mystics, 3rd WNBA title
Author: 0 MVP Stewart leads Seattle Storm to sweep of Mystics, 3rd WNBA title

A host of basketball and Seattle sports stars hailed the Storm on Wednesday night following their championship-clinching win over the Washington Mystics in Game 3 of the WNBA Finals . "All year you could just see the escalation". Elena Delle Donne , their 2016 Olympic teammate, scored 23 points for the Mystics. In addition to setting the franchise single-season record for points (742) and field goals (270), Stewart broke her own single-season franchise record for 20-plus point games, ...

Sports NHL Rumors: Senators Trade Erik Karlsson To San Jose Sharks
Author: 0 NHL Rumors: Senators Trade Erik Karlsson To San Jose Sharks

In return, the Senators will get a first-round pick in 2019 or 2020, centre Chris Tierney , a second-round pick in 2019 (the best of the two San Jose now has), prospect centre Josh Morris, prospect Rudolfs Balcers , and defenceman Dylan DeMelo .

Sports Lloris handed driving ban, fined after pleading guilty in court
Author: 0 Lloris handed driving ban, fined after pleading guilty in court

Manager Pochettino said: 'I think of course he is the first to regret about everything. He said he was guilty of this situation and it's irresponsible. "Only we need to try, that he understands, and how he understands that it was a mistake". While midfielder Alli remains sidelined by the hamstring problem he picked up in England's defeat to Spain, goalkeeper Lloris is out for several weeks with the thigh injury he sustained in Spurs' 3-0 win over Manchester United .

Sports Lloris hoping to return for Liverpool clash
Author: 0 Lloris hoping to return for Liverpool clash

As well as the short preparation time , the Spurs and Liverpool players will also have to cope with the lunchtime kick-off. "I expect both teams to score as they usually do in this fixture , but I'll have to edge towards Liverpool to win it".

Sports Arsenal's Lucas Torreira to miss clash with Newcastle
Author: 0 Arsenal's Lucas Torreira to miss clash with Newcastle

And he made it clear he wants to see more from Ozil going forward. Arsenal manager Emery said he enjoyed a "relaxing" three days with Ozil in training after the player's retirement from global football meant he did not depart with the Germany squad last week.

Sports Big Machine Vodka 400 postponed — NASCAR at Indianapolis
Author: 0 Big Machine Vodka 400 postponed — NASCAR at Indianapolis

Blaney, Elliott and Austin Dillon already are locked into the 10-race Cup Playoffs, which start next Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. This may sound a little insane but maybe the teams should get a 30-minute practice session before each race? A Toyota Tundra track-drying team of 19 vehicles is on hand to dry the track if still needed Monday, along with 10 jet dryers and four vacuums.

Sports Ex-umpire: US Open umpire Carlos Ramos 'thrown under bus'
Author: 0 Ex-umpire: US Open umpire Carlos Ramos 'thrown under bus'

Strycova stands as one of the first players on the circuit to publicly criticise Williams for her behaviour at flushing meadows, and the Czech also threw her support behind Ramos who she believes acted out of necessity. "I'm here fighting for women's rights and for women's equality and for all kinds of stuff". And for me to say " thief " and for him to take a game? Adams noted that Ramos was "following the code", but added that a "soft" warning for coaching could have averted the blowup over ...

Sports Mystics fall short of title as Storm sweep WNBA Finals
Author: 0 Mystics fall short of title as Storm sweep WNBA Finals

Elena Delle Donne scored 23 points, and Kristi Toliver had 22 for the Mystics, who were appearing in the WNBA Finals for the first time in franchise history. She became the sixth player in WNBA history to be named regular season and Finals MVP in the same year, joining last year's victor Sylvia Fowles (2017), former Storm star Lauren Jackson (2010), Phoenix's Diana Taurasi (2009) and a pair of legends in Lisa Leslie (2001) and Cynthia Cooper (1997, 1998).

Sports Alderweireld not disappointed to stay at Tottenham amid Man Utd links
Author: 0 Alderweireld not disappointed to stay at Tottenham amid Man Utd links

Alderweireld has been embroiled in a contract standoff with Tottenham for much of 2018. The 29-year-old has now broken his silence over the saga, insisting he's happy to be at Tottenham still. The centre-back was quoted as saying by Belgian daily Het Nieuwsblad: " That is a victory for me . Regarding my future, everything that was said in the press was not right all the time ".

Sports President George Weah played 79 minutes for Liberia against Nigeria
Author: 0 President George Weah played 79 minutes for Liberia against Nigeria

There was better news for the other Weah in action, though, as teenager Timothy helped United States of America record a 1-0 triumph over Mexico. Weah, who scored a landslide victory in presidential elections last December, is the only African footballer to win the world and European awards.

Sports Tottenham had €50 million offer for Barcelona target Frenkie de Jong rejected
Author: 0 Tottenham had €50 million offer for Barcelona target Frenkie de Jong rejected

Manchester City, Tottenham and Real Madrid have also been credited with an interest in the De Jong, who made his worldwide debut last week, and a new round of bidding is expected in January. If De Jong leaves Ajax to join Barcelona in the winter transfer window, it will be really bad for the Dutch side as they will not get much time to rope in a replacement.

Author: 0 Gareth Southgate believes Marcus Rashford can be England's Cristiano Ronaldo

Even with some of the step-overs and things [Cristiano] Ronaldo was doing at that age he wasn't converting them into the number of goals , so we have to give him [Rashford] time to develop. "He's a huge admirer of him, but he's got his job to do", Southgate maintained. The Portuguese boss will have been glad to record a 2-0 win over Burnley in the last clash before the worldwide break.

Sports Nike favorability slumps after Kaepernick campaign debuts
Author: 0 Nike favorability slumps after Kaepernick campaign debuts

A poll of 2,000-plus Americans shows that 19 percent would buy more Nike products after the company announced Colin Kaepernick as a face in its " Just Do It " 30th-anniversary campaign. "Nobody knows and nobody's telling how many multi-million dollars that is going to be simply because he does not want to stand when the national anthem is sung".

Author: 0 Alli and Lloris ruled out

The Reds went into the first global break of the campaign top of the table courtesy of four wins from their opening four games - their best-ever start to a Premier League season. Alli suffered a slight muscle strain in England's Nations League defeat to Spain last weekend. "He's the first that regrets everything, and all that happened yesterday is not good", he said.

Sports Tony Finau added to US Ryder Cup team as captain's pick
Author: 0 Tony Finau added to US Ryder Cup team as captain's pick

The long-hitting world number 17 will be one of three rookies on the American team, along with Bryson DeChambeau and Justin Thomas . "What an unbelievable body of work this year", Furyk said . I'm excited to add him to the team. Finau, who turns 29 on Thursday, was invited by Furyk to play as part of a small group at Le Golf National on the weekend before the British Open.

Sports Boateng: What I Told Mourinho On The Phone
Author: 0 Boateng: What I Told Mourinho On The Phone

One position that he desperately tried to strengthen was the centre-back position. "I had enquiries from PSG and Manchester United ", he told Bild . Boateng struggled to hold down his place at Bayern last season due to a combination of injuries and rotation, prompting him to reconsider his future with the Bavarian side.

Sports Hurricane Florence: South Carolina vs. Marshall matchup canceled due to storm
Author: 0 Hurricane Florence: South Carolina vs. Marshall matchup canceled due to storm

Industrial waste, including toxic ash from power plants, could also be spread by flooding from the massive storm, which has caused mandatory evacuations of coastal areas in both Carolinas and Virginia , the AP reports. Another commenter said: 'That hurricane better be taking me to dinner first'. SC authorities have turned four motorways into one-way routes away from the coast to speed the exodus.

Sports Rodgers says he suffered sprained knee
Author: 0 Rodgers says he suffered sprained knee

Whether it's more significant is uncertain. He told Sirius XM NFL Radio: "You know, with Aaron, it's one of those things where you go: 'Just when I think I've seen it all, ' and 'the guy can't get any better'". The belief is that Rodgers' mobility could be limited for as long as a month. The Packers began to run more pistol looks on offense as opposed to making Rodgers take snaps from under center and put more pressure on and possibly further strain his calf.

Sports Lloris is banned from driving for 20 months
Author: 0 Lloris is banned from driving for 20 months

He was fined £50,000 and banned from driving for 20 months. Henry Fitch, prosecuting, said Lloris had been driving at 15 miles per hour in a 30mph zone and veered "towards parked vehicles" before adjusting his course, also going through a red light.

Sports Ramos backed by ITF over 'regrettable' Serena rant
Author: 0 Ramos backed by ITF over 'regrettable' Serena rant

Serena was furious that she had been accused of coaching after coach Patrick Mouratoglou was seen making hand signals in the box. But in other matches, she has been able to turn it around. "I would rather lose than win by cheating", screamed Serena, who insisted that a male player would never have been docked a game penalty. King also penned an essay with the Washington Post that expanded on the ways that Williams, in particular, is treated differently than other athletes because of her ...

Sports Jack Butland happy to live dangerously in Gareth Southgate's England system
Author: 0 Jack Butland happy to live dangerously in Gareth Southgate's England system

England fans have had to sit through some turgid friendlies during the past couple of decades, ruined largely by what felt like endless substitutions. It's important they feel close enough that they can get on to each other. And he's named an England team with plenty of promise for the friendly fixture against a Switzerland side led by Vladimir Petkovic.

Author: 0 George Weah plays as Super Eagles defeat Liberia in friendly

The Ballon d'Or victor, who is now president of the country, was given the chance to wear his preferred No 14 shirt one last time in a friendly match with Nigeria. Weah, who became the first African victor of the Ballon d'Or in 1995, was elected president of Liberia last December. President Weah however described the Super Eagles of Nigeria as a model that he wants his country to model.