Sports


Feds subpoena Nike's elite youth basketball program, report says
- September 28, 2017

One of the Adidas employees who was arrested earlier this week, Merl Code, used to run the EYBL, and three of the four schools who had coaches arrested are sponsored by Nike . They are Lamont Evans of Oklahoma State University; Tony Bland, University of Southern California; and Emanuel Richardson, University of Arizona. It appears as though Nike is now involved in the corruption scandal that has taken over the college basketball landscape over the course of the last several days. (more...)
Browns Rookie DE Myles Garrett Returns To Practice Thursday Browns Rookie DE Myles Garrett Returns To Practice Thursday
- September 28, 2017

On Wednesday, head coach Hue Jackson indicated that he'd like to see Garrett practice before determining if he will play this week against Cincinnati. Garrett has missed Cleveland's first three games - all losses - but now that he's been cleared to practice, there's a strong chance he'll make his National Football League debut on Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals. (more...)
Cuckfield-born Vince named in Ashes squad Cuckfield-born Vince named in Ashes squad
- September 28, 2017

Uncapped Somerset seamer Craig Overton, 23, is preferred to Mark Wood, who remains troubled by an ankle injury. Surrey wicketkeeper Ben Foakes will provide back-up to Jonny Bairstow, while Hampshire leg spinner Mason Crane is one of two specialist spinners in the squad. (more...)
Trump waives Jones Act for Puerto Rico, effective immediately Trump waives Jones Act for Puerto Rico, effective immediately
- September 28, 2017

Now critics say it's making it hard to get critical supplies into Puerto Rico . Once relief supplies have been collected in Rockland, they will be transported by UPS to the armory in Yonkers where they will be packaged and shipped to Puerto Rico along with items collected from other counties. (more...)
Kane: I use Ronaldo and Messi as motivation Kane: I use Ronaldo and Messi as motivation
- September 28, 2017

And not content with simply talking up Kane, Donis then want on to put the England striker in the same bracket as arguably the three best players in the world - Lionel Messi , Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo . "Give him time. The most important thing is he is exigent towards himself". "In every big team, you have a big goalscorer". 'I want to win Premier Leagues, Champions Leagues, FA Cups, that's what we want to try to do'. (more...)
Conte blasts Premier League over Manchester City fixture
- September 28, 2017

Watch a preview of Saturday's Premier League games including Huddersfield v Tottenham, Man Utd against Crystal Palace and Chelsea v Man City. "If I'm not playing well and deserve to be on the bench, that's it, and it happens with any player here", he added. (more...)
Vikings DE Calls Greg Robinson Vikings DE Calls Greg Robinson "Lazy" Ahead Of Sunday Clash
- September 28, 2017

He said Robinson is "kind of lazy" and that leads to him getting beat repeatedly. It's been a theme of Robinson's career since he was drafted second overall by the Rams in 2014. Griffen came away impressed by Detroit's offensive line as a whole, which ranks 13th by Football Outsiders in adjusted sack rate. The ability for both Griffen and Hunter to rush from either side is a luxury that makes the Vikings' defensive front particularly hard to handle (and though Hunter doesn't have a sack yet ... (more...)
I Will Give My Best To Liverpool - Philippe Coutinho I Will Give My Best To Liverpool - Philippe Coutinho
- September 28, 2017

Following the breakdown of the move, there were doubts as to whether he would remain a committed member of the Reds first team this season. 'I'm calm. Coutinho scored Liverpool's equaliser in the 1-1 draw with Spartak Moscow in the Champions League on Tuesday night - a result that left the Reds with two points after as many group-stage matches. (more...)
I use Ronaldo and Messi as motivation, reveals Kane I use Ronaldo and Messi as motivation, reveals Kane
- September 28, 2017

Despite his wishes, though, Ronaldo is said to be very calm and has no intention of confronting the Madrid hierarchy or putting anyone at the club under pressure. "I use it, yes". Some will say Kane needs to deliver at major tournaments or against top opponents on a consistent basis to be truly hoisted into the "world class" category. (more...)
Roy Keane Had Some Remarkably Positive Things To Say About Man Utd Roy Keane Had Some Remarkably Positive Things To Say About Man Utd
- September 28, 2017

Keane also lauded Romelu Lukaku - a player who destroyed Ireland at Euro 2016 - as a £75 million bargain. The 24-year-old made the summer switch to Old Trafford from Everton for a £75m fee, but legendary former Manchester United captain Keane thinks his price tag was an absolute coup. (more...)
Can you name all Premier League clubs since inception in 1992?
- September 28, 2017

Get 15% off this season's Manchester City home kit - online now ! Revenue sharing is on the schedule at next week's meeting of all 20 Premier League clubs. Can you name those two clubs and the 47 others to have played in the league? Income from worldwide TV rights 25 years ago was negligible, so the clubs agreed to share that money equally, while only a third of British TV income is divided equally, the other two-thirds shared according to where clubs finish in the league and how many ... (more...)
HubSpot, Inc. (HUBS) - Morgan Stanley Maintains Rating And Raises Price Target
- September 28, 2017

Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc. increased its position in shares of HubSpot by 168.8% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 2,130,883 shares of the software maker's stock valued at $129,025,000 after buying an additional 2,128,306 shares during the period. (more...)
Tottenham Hotspur target Suso signs new deal at AC Milan Tottenham Hotspur target Suso signs new deal at AC Milan
- September 28, 2017

We need to turn the page. There are some divergences on some points I did not feel comfortable with. It's normal to have differences of opinion on certain aspects. After bagging the final goal in the 5-1 triumph over Austria Wien, the Spaniard can be backed at 15/8 to score against HNK Rijeka as well . Ben Gladwell reports on Serie A , the Italian national team and the Bundesliga for ESPN FC, UEFA and the Press Association. (more...)
Fabian Delph & Fraser Forster recalled to England squad Fabian Delph & Fraser Forster recalled to England squad
- September 28, 2017

Alli has been included in England's squad for the final Group F matches, despite the fact Federation Internationale de Football Association could had him a for the two games after his middle-finger gesture in the qualifier against Slovakia. (more...)
F1 Malaysian Grand Prix: By the numbers
- September 28, 2017

Courtesy of Sepang International Circuit (SIC), the tickets were handed to local leaders to be distributed to youth in their respective areas who are keen to catch the event live. Fernando Alonso survived a rain suspension of nearly an hour, a rash of spins and a strong late challenge from Sauber's flying Sergio Perez on a drying track to claim a surprise first win in eight months. (more...)
How Trump turned Kaepernick's protest into a success How Trump turned Kaepernick's protest into a success
- September 28, 2017

The latter of Trump's ratings-related tweets came during a series of posts he'd sent regarding demonstrations made during Monday night's game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Arizona Cardinals. Tennessee Titans wide receiver Rishard Matthews, whose father is a retired Marine master sergeant and whose half-brother died in Afghanistan as a defense contractor, said today on ESPN's NFL Live that he will kneel until Trump apologizes. (more...)
Patriots QB Tom Brady wins AFC Offensive Player of the Week Patriots QB Tom Brady wins AFC Offensive Player of the Week
- September 28, 2017

Many players who kneeled said they did so to protest President Trump's comments at a rally in Alabama in which he called players who did not stand during the anthem "sons of bitches" and said they should be fired . The 40-year-old quarterback leads the National Football League with 1,092 passing yards and eight touchdowns through three weeks. A number of players on both sides, joined by Ravens legend Ray Lewis, knelt during the early game in London, joined by Jaguars owner Shahid Khan, ... (more...)
Vegas Play of the Day: Cubs at Cardinals Vegas Play of the Day: Cubs at Cardinals
- September 28, 2017

This team is still barely in the NL Wild Card race but needs a lot of help to close the 2.5 game gap between it and the Colorado Rockies, who hold the second NL spot. It's two games in Washington, and two scheduled games in Wrigley Field, if necessary. One more victory gives them 90 for the season - an unthinkable number in early July. (more...)
Diego Costa's Huge Release Clause Revealed After Return to Atletico Madrid Confirmed Diego Costa's Huge Release Clause Revealed After Return to Atletico Madrid Confirmed
- September 28, 2017

In two spells at Madrid (2010-14 and 2016-17), he was popular and proved to be an opportunistic finisher but never established himself as the first-choice striker ahead of Karim Benzema. "These teams are very strong, very good and a have a lot of experience in this competition and also the Europa League". " Pedro has a minor problem but not a serious one". (more...)
Alvarez-Golovkin fight generated 1.3 million pay-per-view buys Alvarez-Golovkin fight generated 1.3 million pay-per-view buys
- September 28, 2017

There were 934 complimentary tickets given out, according to the commission. The fight took place at the same site as Canelo-GGG and sold less tickets but at a much higher price point. Canelo has been sent on holiday by his Golden Boy team but, after helping victims of the devastating quake in Mexico, he attended an WBA convention in nearby Colombia. (more...)
Meaning Behind Anthem Protests Lost, Says Group Against Police Brutality Meaning Behind Anthem Protests Lost, Says Group Against Police Brutality
- September 28, 2017

Trump's attorney general, Jeff Sessions, also condemned the protesting National Football League players Tuesday, saying at a talk on free speech at Georgetown University's law school that "they can express their political views without in effect denigrating the symbols of our nation". (more...)
Donald Trump: 'Big progress being made' after Cowboys' pre-anthem protest
- September 28, 2017

Of those respondents, more than a quarter blamed the national anthem protests for their decline in viewership. Trump wrote on Twitter. "It's a shame we couldn't play better around him". The Arizona Cardinals did the same Monday night during ESPN's airing of the game from Arizona. Neither team has had a player conspicuously kneel during the anthem. (more...)
Patriots players get booed at home for kneeling during the national anthem Patriots players get booed at home for kneeling during the national anthem
- September 28, 2017

The Dallas players all kneeled with owner Jerry Jones and his family before a giant American flag was unfurled, drawing some boos from the Cardinals fans. I think our political leaders could learn a lot from the lessons of teamwork and the importance of working together toward a common goal. There's a lot of blood, sweat and tears. (more...)
SCOTUS halts convicted killer's execution over racist juror claim SCOTUS halts convicted killer's execution over racist juror claim
- September 28, 2017

Tharpe was scheduled to die on September 26 for murdering his sister-in-law, Jacqueline Freeman, but the justices intervened and granted a stay as they consider whether to take up his appeal. Mears has worked on 167 death penalty cases spanning four decades. In a March 2017 US Supreme Court ruling, Pena-Rodriguez v. Colorado, Justice Kennedy wrote that the "no impeachment" rule like the one's in Georgia law should be invalidated when "a juror makes a clear statement that indicates he or ... (more...)
Bayern Could Sack Ancelotti Today Bayern Could Sack Ancelotti Today
- September 28, 2017

Ancelotti's position has come under scrutiny at the start of the campaign, with the German giants also struggling domestically. Asked if the team were still behind Ancelotti, Robben told reporters: "I will not answer that". The German giants were comfortably beaten in Paris, leading to further speculation regarding Ancelotti's future following a less than ideal start to the campaign which has seen Bayern beaten at Hoffenheim and held at home by Wolfsburg . (more...)
South Africa vs Bangladesh, Day 1, 1st Test at Potchefstroom South Africa vs Bangladesh, Day 1, 1st Test at Potchefstroom
- September 28, 2017

Du Plessis has weighed in on the situation during the England tour, urging the bowler to focus on his fitness. After Test wins at home over Australia and England, Bangladesh will look to upset the Proteas in South Africa . South Africa (From): Dean Elgar , Hashim Amla, Temba Bavuma, Faf du Plessis (c), Quinton de Kock (w), Theunis de Bruyn, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada , Morne Morkel, Duanne Olivier, Andile Phehlukwayo , Wayne Parnell, Aiden Markram . (more...)
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo thanked by Mexico quake victim
- September 28, 2017

The Englishman has been in stunning form this season, and with Florentino Perez in the market for a striker, Harry Kane tops their 3-man shortlist, which includes Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Robert Lewandowski. That is why he is one of the best. "Harry is one of the best and will get better because he's so young", he said. "But we don't know what else to say". (more...)
Man Utd must win Premier League before thinking of Champions League Man Utd must win Premier League before thinking of Champions League
- September 28, 2017

Manchester United must aim to win the UEFA Champions League, not simply take part in it, claims Ashley Young . Having led through a Gary Cahill own goal before Kevin De Bruyne hit the crossbar to spurn a glorious chance for 2-0, City's own challenge faded over the subsequent weeks. (more...)
Ronald Koeman drops Everton selection hint for Apollon Limassol match Ronald Koeman drops Everton selection hint for Apollon Limassol match
- September 28, 2017

Niasse scored twice in Everton's last Premier League match against Bournemouth to win the contest for Koeman's men, and looks to be the Merseyside outfit's biggest attacking weapon now. That also applied to James McCarthy, who has been sidelined by a knee problem and is yet to play this season but was included in the Republic of Ireland's provisional squad announced on Tuesday for World Cup qualifiers against Moldova on October 6 and Wales three days later. (more...)
Chelsea boss Conte grateful to decisive substitute Batshuayi
- September 28, 2017

But Alvaro Morata grabbed an equaliser on the hour mark before Batshuayi grabbed a late victor. The Belgian worldwide has struggled overall to adapt to Chelsea since his €40 million (RM198.2 million) move from Marseille in 2016 but has scored three crucial goals for the club. (more...)

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