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Author: 0 Alabama tops AP preseason Top 25; only 2 Texas teams ranked

The second poll will be released ahead of Week 2. It marks the fourth time in eight seasons under coach Dana Holgorsen that the Mountaineers were ranked in the preseason. Junior running back Rodney Anderson, junior wide receiver Marquise Brown, sophomore tight end Grant Calcaterra, junior offensive lineman Bobby Evans, senior offensive lineman Ben Powers and senior kicker/punter Austin Seibert were among the 29 players who were named to the all-conference squad by position.

Sport Ronaldo, Modric, Salah on UEFA player of the year shortlist
Author: 0 Ronaldo, Modric, Salah on UEFA player of the year shortlist

One player who did make the move from the Bernabeu to Serie A this summer is fellow nominee Cristiano Ronaldo , victor of the last two UEFA player of the year awards . Perhaps most significantly for Salah last season was his ability to single-handedly guide Egypt to the World Cup. Ronaldo - who has won the award three times overall including in each of the past two seasons - was once again the Champions League's top scorer last season with 15 European goals in just 13 appearances.

Sport Morata: I never considered Chelsea exit
Author: 0 Morata: I never considered Chelsea exit

Hazard showed why he is considered so valuable to the Blues when he was substituted on in the second half. "The 15 minutes at the end of the first half were disgusting". This is always the way but it is clear that defensively we suffered three goals but also we had chances to do more goals. A sumptuous Jorginho pass rewarded a positive opening by the hosts as he picked out Alonso and his cross was turned into the bottom corner by Pedro .

Sport Man United want technical director hired before January window
Author: 0 Man United want technical director hired before January window

Pogba reduced the deficit with a penalty that came so late in injury time that United did not have time to seek an equaliser. "Someone said he was the next Denis Irwin when they signed him". You get the sense that something will have to change sooner rather than later if they want to stay within touching distance of Manchester City . "We keep trying and pushing, and it is going to be a big lesson for us".

Sport Chelsea are not title contenders yet, claims Sarri
Author: 0 Chelsea are not title contenders yet, claims Sarri

The 27-year-old has been seriously courted by the likes of Real Madrid and Barcelona, along with PSG and in an interview , after the 3-2 win over Arsenal the Chelsea star opened up. Sarri promised to bring "fun" to Chelsea when he was unveiled as Antonio Conte's replacement in July, having attracted acclaim for the expansive style of play he employed at Napoli.

Sport Manchester City 6 Huddersfield 1: Aguero hits hat-trick as champions triumph
Author: 0 Manchester City 6 Huddersfield 1: Aguero hits hat-trick as champions triumph

Some excellent stops by the inundated Hamer and a few obvious misses halted the score from hitting double figures with City enjoying 77 percent of possession and revelling in 32 shots at goal. Silva started the season well, putting Arsenal to the sword with a well-taken goal in the opening game of the season. Pep Guardiola was quick to acknowledge just what a "big miss" Kevin de Bruyne will be for the champions once it was confirmed on Friday that the Belgian's knee injury will keep ...

Sport Jose Mourinho slams 'incredible mistakes' against Brighton & Hove Albion
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho slams 'incredible mistakes' against Brighton & Hove Albion

David de Gea mans the goal for the visitors. Goal! Shane Duffy smashes the ball into the bottom corner from close range! Our second goal came too late. Despite losing here last season, United are favourites to secure three points and despite the loss of Sanchez, will be expected to keep their winning start to the season alive.

Sport England v India: third Test, day one
Author: 0 England v India: third Test, day one

English all-rounder Chris Woakes brought England back into the game by taking three wickets ( KL Rahul , Shikhar Dhawan , Cheteshwar Pujara ). Earlier, Dhawan, dropped after the Birmingham Test, opened the innings and initially showed more patience as he played 65 balls hitting seven boundaries in the process.

Sport England vs India 3rd Test: Discussion points from Day One
Author: 0 England vs India 3rd Test: Discussion points from Day One

Joe Root and company really need to figure out a way to break this partnership which has contributed more than 130 runs. "He's worked extremely hard since he's come back to the group as he always does". In what was their best batting performance in the ongoing Test series, Indian batsmen finally turned up with Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane scoring 97 and 81 runs respectively on Day one of the third Test here on Saturday.

Sport Harry Kane to get chance to break August duck for Tottenham
Author: 0 Harry Kane to get chance to break August duck for Tottenham

Arsenal clawed their way back into the game in the 37th minute when Henrikh Mkhitaryan drilled in a low shot that Kepa Arrizabalaga - the world's most expensive goalkeeper making his home debut - could not keep out. During the Fulham game, Kane ticked passed 1,000 August minutes without a goal before ending the drought after 77 minutes of the contest and 1,065th minute overall.

Sport Kasey Kahne retiring from full-time racing after 2018
Author: 0 Kasey Kahne retiring from full-time racing after 2018

Kahne won the 2004 Rookie of the Year award in the NASCAR Cup Series after arriving on the scene as a highly-touted prospect driving for Ray Evernham. Today, Kasey Kahne has joined them in announcing his retirement from full-time racing. On Wednesday, August 15, Elliott Sadler announced that he will retire from full-time NASCAR competition after the 2018 season.

Sport Davis Cup makeover plans backed
Author: 0 Davis Cup makeover plans backed

Yes it is a big investment - $3bn over 25 years. The vote was far from unanimous though, with the plans only passed by a 71.43 per cent majority by the 210 member nations and criticism coming from some players and federations. Critics said that those changes damaged the entire fabric of the competition and that the players were not consulted about the plans. Todd Woodbridge, a 16-time men's doubles champion, tweeted: "A footballer gets the stage at @ITF_Tennis AGM to tell us why @DavisCup ...

Sport Paul Finebaum Thinks Urban Meyer Survives at Ohio State
Author: 0 Paul Finebaum Thinks Urban Meyer Survives at Ohio State

Meyer was placed on paid administrative leave August 1 in response to a report by Brett McMurphy that alleged the head coach was aware of domestic abuse allegations against then-receivers coach Zach Smith in 2015. Courtney Smith, now Zach's ex-wife, told Stadium on August 1 that she believed Meyer was aware of a 2015 claim of abuse against her then-husband.

Sport Arsenal suffer Kolasinac, Maitland-Niles injury blows
Author: 0 Arsenal suffer Kolasinac, Maitland-Niles injury blows

Right-back Carl Jenkinson will also be out for up to two months with an ankle sprain, seemingly ruling out the possibility of him being sold before the European transfer window closes. And club captain Laurent Koscielny will continue his recovery from Achilles surgery and is aiming to make his comeback in November. Stephan Lichtsteiner took his place in the team against Manchester City and could star against Chelsea when the Gunners travel to Stamford Bridge this weekend.

Sport Maurizio Sarri provides fresh update on Eden Hazard’s future
Author: 0 Maurizio Sarri provides fresh update on Eden Hazard’s future

Arsenal left-back Nacho Monreal could return from a knee problem, and may replace Ainsley Maitland-Niles, who is out for at least six weeks after fracturing his fibula. A fan favourite at the Emirates, Giroud swapped Arsenal for Chelsea in January 2018 and played an important role in France's World Cup win this summer.

Sport Griezmann vindicated by Super Cup victory, Football News & Top Stories
Author: 0 Griezmann vindicated by Super Cup victory, Football News & Top Stories

Real looked stronger and slicker than Atletico for large parts of the game but failed to see it out, a marked contrast to many big matches under Zidane, when they would often snatch victory without playing particularly well. Ramos will captain the Julen Lopetegui's men on Sunday against Getafe in their La Liga opener. "We want to win this league title, it's the competition which examines your work every day".

Sport Fulham - Premier League - 18 August 2018
Author: 0 Fulham - Premier League - 18 August 2018

We are talking about quality players but they haven't worked at the moment with the rest of their new teammates. Promoted Cardiff had appeared the more likely to win when Newcastle midfielder Isaac Hayden was sent off midway through the second half.

Sport Mourinho 'happy' with unsettled Pogba
Author: 0 Mourinho 'happy' with unsettled Pogba

Jose Mourinho has been at odds with members of the United hierarchy over the club's poor transfer window. Pogba hinted at unrest between himself and Mourinho by saying he could be fined if he said what he wanted . You have to know one thing. United have always played 4-4-1-1, 4-4-2, with two wide players. "That's all I'll say". A furious Mourinho told Pogba he did not appreciate those comments and added, " If you wish to leave Manchester, again, all you have to do is ask for ...

Sport Pochettino reiterates his commitment to Tottenham Hotspur
Author: 0 Pochettino reiterates his commitment to Tottenham Hotspur

In addition, center-backs Tim Ream and newly acquired Alfie Mawson are both injured and yet to return, leaving Calum Chambers and Maxim Le Marchand the only ones fit to start. Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino insists Harry Kane does not need an extended break but has warned there may be nothing the top sides can do to avoid a repeat of injuries suffered by World Cup stars such as Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne .

Sport Newcastle Support Confident Of Getting A Win Away To Cardiff
Author: 0 Newcastle Support Confident Of Getting A Win Away To Cardiff

Look for him to be the catalyst as Ayoze Perez and Jonjo Shelvey have good matches as well in a 2-1 road win. Newcastle signed the Venezuela global for the entire 2018-19 campaign following West Brom's relegation from the Premier League last season.

Sport Jose Mourinho confirms Paul Pogba will captain Manchester United on Sunday
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho confirms Paul Pogba will captain Manchester United on Sunday

The argument between Pogba and Mourinho , which concluded with the coach telling the player: "If he wants to leave, make him ask for it" has now seen the door closed on a possible departure. "I want him to work the way he is doing and play the way he is doing and that's all that matters". Mourinho confirmed Martial's fine revolved around recent events involving his late return following the birth of his second child.

Sport Deontay Wilder gatecrashes Tyson Fury weigh-in to trade insults with rival
Author: 0 Deontay Wilder gatecrashes Tyson Fury weigh-in to trade insults with rival

Wilder will be ringside for Saturday's fight, according to ESPN, and a future showdown between him and Fury could be announced immediately afterward, assuming Fury defeats Pianeta. Wilder and Tyson Fury then came face-to-face in the lobby of the Europa Hotel, with dozens of fans holding them apart. Pianeta weighed in at 18st 2lbs ahead of the fight, which is on the same bill as Carl Frampton's bout with Australia's Luke Jackson, who fight for the former's interim WBO featherweight title.

Sport India's batsmen to play 'ugly and dirty'
Author: 0 India's batsmen to play 'ugly and dirty'

You need to show that in your body language, in your intent and the way you prepare for the game, the way you go about things. James Anderson and Stuart Broad took advantage of helpful conditions to share 14 wickets in the match and Kohli admitted he was "not proud" of his team's performance.

Sport Snedeker first player to shoot 59 on PGA Tour this year
Author: 0 Snedeker first player to shoot 59 on PGA Tour this year

Amateur champion and Clemson alum Doc Redman on Friday, the final day for commitments. BELIEVE it or believe it not, but the Wyndham Championship is the final event of the regular PGA Tour season. The top 125 qualify for The Northern Trust next week in Paramus, New Jersey, and also will be fully exempt on the tour next year, if they aren't already.

Sport How Manchester City star Delph reacted to Man United's defeat last season
Author: 0 How Manchester City star Delph reacted to Man United's defeat last season

De Bruyne, 27, had only been back in City training for just over a week ago after helping Belgium to the semifinals of the World Cup and was a 60th-minute substitute in the 2-0 Premier League win at Arsenal on Sunday. If you disagree, complain to me for my decisions. "What a season he played. In the end if Tottenham want to suggest something they'll speak with our CEO, and our people and the best for the Premier League, and we are going to decide".

Sport Elon Musk's Boring Company wants to build a tunnel to Doger Stadium
Author: 0 Elon Musk's Boring Company wants to build a tunnel to Doger Stadium

The Boring Company is projecting that, when ready, 1,500 fans per game can take the company's underground high-speed vehicles through the tunnel called "The Dugout Loop ", instead of sitting in their cars in traffic. The Boring Company expects the project will take fewer than 14 months to complete. The company assures that noise from the tunneling will be basically undetectable from the street, as the tunnel will be 30 feet (9.1 meters) underground and deeper in some places if the tunnel ...

Sport Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos Has Cutting Message For Liverpool Coach Jurgen Klopp
Author: 0 Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos Has Cutting Message For Liverpool Coach Jurgen Klopp

And Klopp believes the converted right-back could have a part to play in central defence as the season goes on, particularly given Klavan's impending move to Cagliari. I have no intention of hurting a player deliberately, ” said Ramos on Tuesday. The two Spaniards are known for being among the most aggressive players in world football, and they showed that once again on Wednesday night.

Sport Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho: 'Trio unlikely to face Brighton'
Author: 0 Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho: 'Trio unlikely to face Brighton'

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has insisted he "couldn't be happier" and that there has not been a bust-up between himself and Paul Pogba at his press conference today. Writing in his Coral column, Shearer said he only sees one victor if Mourinho continues to take on the players at Old Trafford. Sky Sports is reporting that the Red Devils have refuted speculation in the British media that Mourinho and Pogba have become embroiled in a fresh spat at Old Trafford.

Sport Eagles vs. Patriots preseason Week 2
Author: 0 Eagles vs. Patriots preseason Week 2

The two are set to meet Thursday for the first time since that night as the Eagles and New England Patriots kick off Week 2 of the preseason. Foles was the hero of the Super Bowl for the Eagles last season, and the Patriots would surely like to test out their defense against him for a few series on Thursday.

Sport Aretha Franklin Tributes on Display at Detroit's Most Famous Buildings
Author: 0 Aretha Franklin Tributes on Display at Detroit's Most Famous Buildings

Her final performance was at an Elton John AIDS Foundation gala in New York City in November 2017. From there, her career skyrocketed and she earned her title, "The Queen of Soul ". In her most memorable addition, Franklin spelled out her demand for parity for emphasis in the bridge: "R-E-S-P-E-C-T/ Find out what it means to me /R-E-S-P-E-C-T / Take care, TCB [take of business]".

Sport Paul Pogba named Manchester United captain against Leicester
Author: 0 Paul Pogba named Manchester United captain against Leicester

Mourinho was particularly annoyed to miss out on a series of centre-back targets, including Leicester's Harry Maguire who shone for England in Russian Federation. The players gave everything, they gave what they had. "I am very pleased for Luke". Vardy pulled a goal back deep into stoppage time when he stooped to head in after Ricardo Pereira's cross came back off the post, and United were forced to see out a nervy final few minutes to get off to a winning start.

Sport India Inc pays rich tribute to 'reformer' Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Author: 0 India Inc pays rich tribute to 'reformer' Atal Bihari Vajpayee

He retired from politics in 2005 and suffered a stroke in 2009. A state funeral would be accorded to him and a half day holiday would be observed in all central government offices on Friday. In his tribute, BJP president Amit Shah said he was a "rare politician, brilliant speaker, poet and patriot, his demise is not just a irreparable loss for the BJP but also for the entire country".