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After a tough week off the field, the NFL got back to playing - and the focus turned to big-name players who were injured all over the league. Robert Griffin III, Jamaal Charles , DeSean Jackson, A.J. Green and Knowshon Moreno all left their games on a busy Sunday for team trainers and medical staffs.
14, 2014. . Manchester United's Radamel Falcao stands on the pitch during his team's English Premier League soccer match against Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Sunday Sept.
When he took over as police chief last year in the St. Louis suburb of Maryland Heights, it didn't take Bill Carson long to see he had a serious diversity problem. Of the department's 79 sworn officers, just one was black and one Hispanic.
Angel di Maria, Ander Herrera, Wayne Rooney and Juan Mata all got on the scoresheet as Van Gaal's team of Galacticos hammered Harry Redknapp's shell-shocked side 4-0 at Old Trafford. Van Gaal gave Radamel Falcao a second-half debut off the bench while Daley Blind and Marcos Rojo made their first starts in the red of United.
Dwayne De Rosario scored in the 89th minute to lift Toronto FC to a 1-1 draw with the Chicago Fire on Saturday night. De Rosario tipped in the tying score from a yard out after Gilberto knocked a header down in front of the goal.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists he did not make a mistake resting Raheem Sterling in the defeat to Aston Villa but the teenager will be straight back in the starting line-up for their Champions League opener. Sterling has emerged as a key player for the Reds over the last 10 months but having played 180 minutes in England's two matches last week he was benched for the 1-0 loss to Aston Villa.
Rio Ferdinand, left, says he and his brother have never received an apology from John Terry, right, over the racism row Rio Ferdinand finds it "impossible to forgive" John Terry over his handling of the racism row involving his brother Anton but would still have been prepared to play alongside Terry for England if he had been given the chance. Ferdinand and Terry became estranged after the Blues skipper used racist language towards Anton Ferdinand during a Premier League match between QPR and Chelsea in November 2011.
Hull boss Steve Bruce has labelled reports linking him with the Newcastle manager's job as "disrespectful" to current incumbent Alan Pardew. The pressure cranked up a notch on the under-fire Magpies chief on Saturday as his team were humbled 4-0 by former club Southampton, prompting the 53-year-old to skip the post-match press conference at St Mary's.
Blas Perez scored twice, including the go-ahead goal in the 78th minute, to help FC Dallas beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1 on Saturday night. Perez got the tiebreaker in the 78th minute when he cleaned up a deflected free kick for Dallas .
Jose Mourinho praised Chelsea for waiting for Mr. Right in Diego Costa after the Spain striker extended his blistering start to his Blues career with a hat-trick in the 4-2 defeat of Swansea. Chelsea continued their 100 per cent winning start to the Premier League season with an emphatic victory, with Costa taking his tally to seven goals from four games this term, a return Mourinho believes is abnormal.
Everton's Kevin Mirallas celebrates scoring his sides second goal of the game during the Barclays Premier League match at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.
Arsenal's Jack Wilshire scores his sides first goal during the Barclays Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez celebrates Arsenal's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London.
Barcelona says Lionel Messi has recovered from a leg injury and has been included in its squad for today's Spanish league match against Athletic Bilbao . Messi had been sidelined since Aug. 31 when he hurt a right leg muscle during Barcelona's 1-0 win at Villarreal.
Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert is eager to tie down Fabian Delph on a new long-term deal after the midfielder's impressive England debut. The Yorkshireman made his Three Lions bow as a substitute in last week's friendly win over Norway at Wembley.
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has warned goalkeeper Joe Hart that he can expect to sit out games this season. But Pellegrini insists it is not a case of dropping the England number one - who faces greater competition for his place following the signing of Willy Caballero - but of rotation.
Mike Ashley has ended speculation that he is ready to sell Newcastle by insisting the club is not for sale at any price for the immediate future. Rumours have been rife that the sportswear magnate was preparing to offload the club he bought in 2007 and snap up cash-strapped Rangers instead.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 02:55 am
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