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Everton chief explains why Barkley rejected Chelsea move

Everton chief explains why Barkley rejected Chelsea move

Ross Barkley has made a late U-turn on a £35 million move to Chelsea . Speaking on Sky Sports News on deadline day, Merson said: "I'm lost for words". Barkley is now out with a hamstring injury and he's not expected to be back fit again for three months. The Starsport can reveal that the Everton midfielder travelled to London last Thursday after Chelsea had agreed a £35million deal to sign him.


Pence to Travel to Texas to Survey Harvey's Wreckage

Pence to Travel to Texas to Survey Harvey's Wreckage

I want to recognize the millions of citizens across the country who are contributing in every way they can-with their time, their resources, and their prayers. The White House has since sent a request to Congress for an initial $7.85 billion in emergency relief funding following the storm, which congressional leaders have vowed to quickly approve when lawmakers return to Washington on Tuesday from the monthlong August recess.


Pre-season game canceled in wake of Houston flooding

Pre-season game canceled in wake of Houston flooding

The decision to cancel Thursday night's game altogether was announced when the Texans said local authorities had found a safe route for the team to drive the 250 miles home. This is so much bigger than football, and we're not trying to stand up here and act like we're anything more than we are. "There are no guarantees in football.but I will guarantee this team will go out every Sunday, Monday, Thursday - whenever they ask us to play - and we'll play our asses off for the city of Houston", ...


Fans welcome debut of new Notre Dame Stadium changes

Fans welcome debut of new Notre Dame Stadium changes

Brandon Wimbush , a junior making his first career start, threw for two touchdowns and ran for 106 yards and another touchdown to lead Notre Dame to a 49-16 season-opening victory over Temple on Saturday. But when the Irish secondary needed to stop Owls players in the open field, it delivered. Of course, major change doesn't happen overnight, "anytime you go somewhere and try to implement your philosophy, initially, it's not something the kids are ready for", Elko said.


What Ed Orgeron said after LSU shutout BYU

What Ed Orgeron said after LSU shutout BYU

The guy's a relentless worker. The game was originally scheduled to be played in Houston, but Hurricane Harvey caused the relocation to New Orleans . Because LSU's SEC opener is two weeks away at Mississippi State, a place where the only way to quiet the bells and whistles is for your offense to have a few of its own.


Georgia vs Appalachian State: 3 things we learned

Georgia vs Appalachian State: 3 things we learned

Following the first-quarter loss of starting quarterback Jacob Eason , the 15h-ranked Bulldogs were forced to turn to freshman Jake Fromm, a former five-star standout who threw for almost 13,000 yards during his high school career. At the moment, Georgia's offense hadn't performed so well. But Appalachian State defensive tackle Myquon Stout was there, too. Eason got plenty of experience last season, coming in for Greyson Lambert in the opener against North Carolina and starting the next 12 ...