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Slimani 'sure to be a threat' to Porto insists Ranieri

Ranieri's counter-attacking style confounded several opponents last season, from N'Golo Kante retrieving possession to Riyad Mahrez and Jamie Vardy putting the ball in the back of the net, Leicester were like a well-oiled machine. We go into every game the same. Thankfully, they dramatically improved in the second half at Old Trafford so at least have a positive and more defensively solid 45 minutes to take into their meeting with the 27-time Portuguese champions.

Black Caps in the fight on opening day

His move paid off when medium-pacer Neil Wagner claimed Indian skipper Virat Kohli's scalp, caught at long-leg for nine after pulling at a bouncer. Ajinkya Rahane was out for 18 soon after tea, snared by Mark Craig, as India slumped to 209-5.

Culberson, Dodgers walk off on Rockies in Vin Scully's final home game

Charlie Culberson hit a solo home run in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Los Angeles Dodgers the National League West championship with a 4-3 win over the Colorado Rockies. "It was a work in progress all year", said Roberts, his eyes burning from champagne. The Orioles tightened their grip on that wildcard berth by edging Arizona 2-1, with Hyun Soo Kim's two-run homer in the second inning proving to be just enough.

Pakistan denounces India's UN speech as 'litany of falsehoods'

After Swaraj showed Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif a mirror, saying that those accusing others of human rights violations would do well to introspect and see what egregious abuses they are perpetrating in their own country, including in Balochistan, Zakaria tweeted, "Indian EAMs reference to Pakistan's province of Balochistan is a violation of United Nations principles and worldwide law".

Gambhir expected to be called back in India team

Now it remains to be seen if Gambhir gets to play or the team management decides to play Dhawan with Vijay at the Eden Gardens. India have a back-up opener in left-handed batsman Shikhar Dhawan. Selection Committee has named Gautam Gambhir as Rahul's replacement for the next two Test matches. "Off spinner Jayant Yadav will replace Ishant for the second Test", the release added.

Absentee voting begins Missouri; clerk expects record presidential election turnout

You can now get your absentee ballots for the presidential election. The 73,670 ballots may not seem like much in a state in which 12.5 million people are registered to vote. Check that your voted ballot reaches its destination. The secretary of state's office said county election commissions generally use ballots from previous elections as a template when arranging races and issues on the current ballot.

Rory McIlroy scoops FedEx Cup glory to give Europe Ryder Cup momentum

McIlroy stiffened his back, clutched both arms and shouted above the raucous cheers at East Lake. Johnson, in the midst of the best year of his career, has been on a tear since missing the cut at the PGA Championship, and particularly in September.

Giants WR Beckham fined $36000 for block

Beckham has been lighting up the Giants sideline, jumping and screaming while several members of the team's coaching staff - and Eli Manning - tried to calm him down. Two plays, two first downs, 43 yards. The Giants had 118 yards in penalties, including a third-down hit to the helmet by Olivier Vernon that kept the Redskins' game-winning drive alive.

Mourinho demands more from star man Pogba

Pogba scored 20 goals in his last two seasons for Juventus, and Souness believes he would be even more effective running in behind defences and being more of a presence inside the penalty area. 'So he also has to be more consistent like the team. "I think it was a really good performance". No, we are a good team when we play together. United had lost three games in a row prior to their EFL Cup win over Northampton in midweek so this was a much-needed improvement.

Alabama loses RB Damien Harris to knee injury

Instead, he threw the ball to his fullback-linebacker Mack Wilson . The shutout was the Crimson Tide's first of the season but the 18th under Saban as head coach. Alabama made a quarterback change in the second quarter as Blake Barnett replaced Hurts. Tight end O.J. Howard caught the first touchdown pass from Barnett for a 34-yard score.

Jurgen Klopp urges Liverpool fans not to sing his name during matches

However, Adam Lallana sealed the win by firing a shot into the top corner and Firmino got a second from Mane's pass. With the grand unveiling of the new Anfield , complete with an increased capacity following work on the Main Stand, the Reds players showed the fans just what they are capable of.

Yahoo Reveals Massive Data Breach; Internet Fixates On Fantasy Football

An investigation by the Silicon Valley-based company has confirmed that a copy of certain user account information was stolen from the company's network in late 2014 by what it believes is a "state- sponsored" actor , the company said. Confirmation of the major cyber breach comes two months after Yahoo sealed a deal to sell its core internet business to telecom giant Verizon for $4.8 billion, ending a two-decade run as an independent company.

Star defender eyes fast start against Watford

As if a second successive defeat for United was not enough, the result was almost compounded by Smalling missing the team flight back to Manchester. "When we won the Community Shield, and three Premier League matches, I was not saying we are phenomenal and we will beat every opponent", he added.

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany sidelined with groin injury

Pep Guardiola reckons Swansea City will try and shut out Manchester City after predicting Francesco Guidolin will go with five at the back for their Premier League clash. But the happiest of all players Saturday may be Sergio Aguero, who completed his three-match ban for elbowing West Ham's Winston Reid by sitting out Wednesday's victory and is eligible to return.

Tyson Fury 'medically unfit' for Wladimir Klitschko rematch

The pair are due to meet in Manchester on October 29, with Fury defending the WBA and WBO heavyweight belts he took off Klitschko last November. This is the second time that the rematch has been postponed. Luis Ortiz or Joseph Parker (the WBA's and WBO's number one contenders, respectively) for the interim title or just wait on Fury and hope that he finally gets his head (and body) back into the game? Tyson is understandably devastated by the development .

Vikings' Peterson has knee surgery; no other issues found

Bank Stadium. The Vikings (2-0) signed running back Ronnie Hillman, who was on Denver's Super Bowl-winning team last season. Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will undergo surgery on Thursday . In the case of Bridgewater, Minnesota was probably right to press the panic button and send a 2017 first-round pick and a conditional fourth-rounder the next year to Philadelphia for Sam Bradford .

Giants' Cueto could miss next start because of groin strain

The Giants have scored two runs or fewer in six of their last nine games and can ill afford to lose Crawford, who is batting.268 with 12 homers and 80 RBI. Moore was one out away from throwing his first career no-hitter on August 25 in Los Angeles when Corey Seager broke it up with a single. Dodgers starter Kenta Maeda added an insurance run with an RBI single of his own, before Kike Hernandez was thrown out at third, ending Moore's first inning horror show.

Despite Rally, Colts Fall To Lions In Season Opener

Hilton. And then on the next play, officials called for a review of a catch by Donte Moncrief , again saving a little bit of time. Luck refused to second-guess his coach. The Lions piled up 448 total yards. Colts safety Mike Adams said Indianapolis has only itself to blame for the loss. The Lions scored on two of their first three drives, with Theo Riddick scoring a recieving touchdown and Dwayne Washington scoring on a one yard rush.

Broncos' Brandon Marshall Loses Endorsement After National Anthem Protest

Marshall knelt during the playing of the Star-Spangled Banner before the Super Bowl champion Broncos' season-opening 21-20 victory over the Carolina Panthers in Denver on Thursday night. He said he continues to receives messages of support and criticism for his actions and that he "absolutely" understands the passion of those who have either criticized him or supported him in recent days.

Rome set to pull out of Olympics 2024 bid on cost grounds

For proponents of the bid, the idea of hosting the Olympic Games, while daunting, was seen as a way for the city to unite around a lofty goal, and a way to give the city the motivation necessary to pull off a huge global event that could return the city to the glory days of La Dolce Vita.