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World Series MVP named in honor of Willie Mays World Series MVP named in honor of Willie Mays
- September 30, 2017

Some in baseball were surprised by the move, pointing to Mays' low numbers at the plate in his World Series career. It was there that Willie Mays , just 23 at the time, somehow ran the ball down and hauled it in over his shoulder to make one of the greatest, if not, THE greatest defensive play in baseball history . (more...)
Mackanin won't return as Phillies manager Mackanin won't return as Phillies manager
- September 30, 2017

Or in the Mets' case, what it might not look like. Collins originally planned to send his most consistent starter, Jacob deGrom (15-10, 3.53 ERA), to the mound on Saturday. Franco, who has been the subject of criticism for most of the season due to a.230 batting average and.282 on-base percentage coming into Friday, connected on a two-run homer off Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey in the second inning to give Philadelphia a lead they would never relinquish. (more...)
Tanner throws 3 TDs, Nebraska rolls past IL 28 Tanner throws 3 TDs, Nebraska rolls past IL 28
- September 30, 2017

If you think Nebraska's been inconsistent the past few years, take a gander at its opponent on Friday evening. Crouch used his legs the way everyone knew he could. A myriad of miscues made it a bad look for the Illini. Nebraska's Big Ten era with the Illini began in 2013 against Tim Beckman. Twice Kendrick Foster bumbled the kickoff , having to fall on the ball to avoid a turnover. (more...)
Cricket South Africa and Haroon Lorgat part ways Cricket South Africa and Haroon Lorgat part ways
- September 30, 2017

Ironically, it was exactly because of the new glitzy tournament that Lorgat and CSA parted ways. Nenzani did not go into details about the breakdown in relations but it has been reported in local media that there were concerns about Lorgat's role in the setting-up of a new Twenty20 tournament, the Global T20 league, which is due to start in November. (more...)
Duke unveils 'hellraiser' uniforms for Miami game Duke unveils 'hellraiser' uniforms for Miami game
- September 30, 2017

The Blue Devils (4-1, 1-1) finished with 349 yards but converted only 5 of 19 third downs and didn't get into the end zone. Miami is the first team Duke has faced with multiple athletic big men on defense, and the Blue Devils are not handling it well. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton: 'Formula 1 losing toughest race on calendar' Lewis Hamilton: 'Formula 1 losing toughest race on calendar'
- September 30, 2017

Race time is 5pm Sunday. This problem and its subsequent effects are ultimately what killed the Malaysian Grand Prix . "We are taking a break", Razali said. But when it was moved a year ago to two weeks after Singapore, a growing problem became a crisis. The vast stands at the Sepang circuit, which can accommodate 120,000, drew just 45,000 in 2016 and TV ratings were poor. (more...)
Vettel enjoys flawless start in Malaysia Vettel enjoys flawless start in Malaysia
- September 30, 2017

This afternoon it was better and the cars seemed to be quite okay right from the beginning of the session. From my side, I was trying quite a few set-up changes on the vehicle but those didn't really work on the new set of Supersoft tyres.I came in and changed the auto but you always know that on used tyres it's not fantastic to do a lap, but I still improved my time by four tenths. (more...)
Brewers defeat Reds 4-3 Brewers defeat Reds 4-3
- September 30, 2017

A combination of two Colorado wins and Milwaukee losses will secure the Rockies as the D-backs' Wild Card opponent. Junior Guerra is scheduled to start for the Brew Crew, and Luke Weaver will take the mound for the Cardinals. Marquez owns a 5.47 ERA with a 1-2 record in five September starts. The Brewers are 84-75 on the season and 40-38 on the road, while St. Louis is 82-77 and 43-35 at home. (more...)
Trump Loses Tom Brady Support, His Biggest Ally in the NFL Trump Loses Tom Brady Support, His Biggest Ally in the NFL
- September 30, 2017

Rob Gronkowski and Luke Kuechly of the Carolina Panthers fight for the ball in the end zone on the last play of the game on November 18, 2013. At least that's what he is to New England Patriots wideout, Brandin Cooks . The 2013 AFC Championship Game would have been played in Foxboro instead of Denver, and who knows what would have happened from there. Kuechly praised the "elite" tight end in Gronkowski. (more...)
Newcastle's Rafa ready for special visit from old pals Liverpool Newcastle's Rafa ready for special visit from old pals Liverpool
- September 30, 2017

The Reds have won just one out of their last five games in all competitions. RAFA BENITEZ has refused to rule out returning to Liverpool as manager before he retires. He said: "The reality is that because they are so offensive, they have sometimes problems in defence". A draw is available at 31/10 odds and an away can get you 17/4 odds. (more...)
Florida says it's not a fit for OJ on parole Florida says it's not a fit for OJ on parole
- September 30, 2017

A Florida corrections spokeswoman, Ashley Cook, said her agency has not received a transfer request or documents about Simpson. High Desert State Prison is located in Indian Springs, about 45 miles northwest of Las Vegas. the same goes for the people of Florida", Bondi told Jones. mentioning the "added dangers that his relocation would pose to our citizens". He said the family will continue to seek payment. (more...)
Packers RB Ty Montgomery's injury not as bad as Green Bay thought Packers RB Ty Montgomery's injury not as bad as Green Bay thought
- September 30, 2017

The Packers receiver was taken off on a stretcher in the third quarter. Montgomery ran the ball five times in seven plays to start but left the game holding his chest and did not return. It appears the outlook for Williams is positive and he won't miss the remainder of the season. He has made that a football life of the past, becoming the a multi-threat option, also hauling in 18 receptions for 129 yards and a touchdown this year out of the backfield. (more...)
Chelsea can bring Manchester City's run to an end Chelsea can bring Manchester City's run to an end
- September 30, 2017

Only Newcastle United (22 goals in 1994-95) & Manchester United (22 goals in 2011-12) have scored more at this stage of a Premier League season, but neither went on to win the title. I hope that his feeling is good. "I think the players have to rest mentally and physically". Star Lager chieftains and the Chelsea top shots believe the ‎partnership will inspire the club to greater heights. (more...)
Bears mull over quarterback change during weekend away Bears mull over quarterback change during weekend away
- September 30, 2017

Zach Miller caught 2-of-2 targets for 45 yards in the Bears' Week 4 loss to the Packers. "I think, as I've referenced, the quarterback gets a lot more credit and a lot more blame than they deserve", Fox said. "And we're going to look at everything". By the time Glennon threw his fourth interception, the game was a laughingstock. Mike Glennon is doing very little to show he deserves to keep the Chicago Bears' starting quarterback job over 2017 first-round pick Mitch Trubisky . (more...)
Jose Mourinho says Man United can not afford to rest Romelu Lukaku Jose Mourinho says Man United can not afford to rest Romelu Lukaku
- September 30, 2017

Four of the Premier League's five representatives in this season's Champions League are set to play on Saturday this weekend after European games in midweek. He believes if he does that then the rewards will come. "As a footballer you want to win trophies and be part of a successful team and for me Manchester United is that club". (more...)
Las Vegas police reveal details from Michael Bennett encounter Las Vegas police reveal details from Michael Bennett encounter
- September 30, 2017

After he entered the club, other patrons got into a fight, causing a commotion and knocking over stanchions. Officers chased after Bennett as he jumped over a railing. "Everybody's down, you're running". The entire incident, Lombardo said, took 10 minutes with Bennett spending seven minutes in the back of the auto. (more...)
Chargers' Melvin Gordon questionable, expected to play vs. Eagles Chargers' Melvin Gordon questionable, expected to play vs. Eagles
- September 30, 2017

The Chargers took a step in the right direction drafting G Forrest Lamp in the second round but unfortunately he suffered a torn ACL in training camp. The rookie sent the Giants home after he nailed a 61 yard field goal with no time on the clock to improve the Eagles to a 2-1 on the year. Anthony Lynn has insisted that these are not the same old Chargers, but they have certainly looked the part early on. (more...)
Sergio Aguero injured after car crash Sergio Aguero injured after car crash
- September 30, 2017

Sergio Aguero played in Manchester city 261 games and scored 176 goals . This is second jolt to City this week as defender Benjamin Mendy has also ruptured knee ligaments and could be missing rest of the season. Peru are one above them on goal difference. There is the global break [after this weekend]. Conte says he will wait to assess his players, but in a "massive game" it seems inconceivable Hazard would be left on the substitutes' bench. (more...)
Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. fined for dog celebration Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. fined for dog celebration
- September 30, 2017

Beckham also said Sunday he didn't think there was anything wrong with the celebration. NY owner John Mara said early in the week that he wasn't happy with the display and had a one-on-one conversation with Beckham Wednesday. The touchdown catch by Beckham, which came in the early stages of the fourth quarter on Sunday, was just the second touchdown of the season at the time for the Giants , who erupted for 21 points in the final frame. (more...)
Storm block out emotion in NRL GF build-up Storm block out emotion in NRL GF build-up
- September 30, 2017

The Storm were believed to be given priority by the NRL to train at the ground because they were minor premiers in another potential snub for the Cowboys . The Storm are arguably the strongest side in the NRL over the past 20 years, winning four titles - two of which were stripped for salary cap breaches - and making three other previous finals including last year's 14-12 loss to Cronulla. (more...)
David Haye-Tony Bellew rematch set for December 17 in London David Haye-Tony Bellew rematch set for December 17 in London
- September 30, 2017

Tony Bellew had moved up a weight category to heavyweight to face David Haye , with Bellew who been seeking a clash with Haye for 12 months previously. Speaking to betsafe.com, Bellew said: "He wouldn't sign the contract until he got the upper hand and if there was a trilogy, but I've given him all the upper hand in the options if there was a third fight". (more...)
Roy Keane: Romelu Lukaku is a 'bargain' at £75 million Roy Keane: Romelu Lukaku is a 'bargain' at £75 million
- September 29, 2017

The Belgian became the first United player to score 10 goals in his opening nine matches, surpassing Sir Bobby Charlton's record of nine in nine. "He's not a natural footballer and has to work at his game but he's obviously working very hard". (more...)
Atlanta Hawks' point guard Dennis Schroder arrested for battery Atlanta Hawks' point guard Dennis Schroder arrested for battery
- September 29, 2017

Atlanta Hawks point guard Dennis Schroder was arrested early Friday morning and charged with battery, according to a report . Security intervened and pushed Schroder and the others away from the victim, the report says. Security in the area eventually separated all parties involved, and Hall sustained scratches to his right knee and had right ankle pain, according to the police report . (more...)
Thunder sign Russell Westbrook to massive extension Thunder sign Russell Westbrook to massive extension
- September 29, 2017

According to Adrian Wojnarowski , Russell Westbrook has signed a five-year extension with the Oklahoma City Thunder worth $205 million. According to Woj , Westbrook's new deal begins with the 2018-19 season, and is the biggest guaranteed contract in National Basketball Association history - six seasons and $235 million through 2022-23. (more...)
Royal Bank Of Canada (RY) Shares Sold by Renaissance Technologies LLC Royal Bank Of Canada (RY) Shares Sold by Renaissance Technologies LLC
- September 29, 2017

It closed at $76.46 lastly. About 5.75 million shares traded. This is a boost from Royal Bank of Canada's previous quarterly dividend of $0.87. It has underperformed by 0.41% the S&P500. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. (more...)
England wins toss, will bowl against West Indies in 4th ODI England wins toss, will bowl against West Indies in 4th ODI
- September 29, 2017

In a dead rubber, overshadowed by the scandal surrounding England's Ben Stokes, Gayle provided some much needed fireworks but fell soon after. Chris Gayle hit five sixes - including four in a row across two overs - in a 29-ball 40 at the top of the innings at Southampton to get the tourists off to a quick start. (more...)
Saints QB Brees says team will kneel, then stand for anthem Saints QB Brees says team will kneel, then stand for anthem
- September 29, 2017

Gov. John Bel Edwards, however, dismissed suggestions that the team would lose its state subsidies and said there are "more effective ways" to protest than refusing to stand for the national anthem. president Donald Trump. This week, New Orleans' players also stated that they wanted to get back to the original message behind the protests, which were initiated last season by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. (more...)
Louis Cardinals: The ultimate wakeup call for St. Louis Louis Cardinals: The ultimate wakeup call for St. Louis
- September 29, 2017

That's where the Cubs beat the Cardinals to wrap up the NL Central and ensure they will play Washington in the NL Division Series starting October 6. The game remained knotted at 1-1 into the 11th inning until the Cubs' Taylor Davis knocked in a run with a double. That it's the Cubs doing the celebrating certainly doesn't take away any of the sting. (more...)
Birmingham chosen as United Kingdom bid to host Commonwealth Games 2020 Birmingham chosen as United Kingdom bid to host Commonwealth Games 2020
- September 29, 2017

Submissions from candidate cities need to be received by Saturday 30 September, and the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) is expected to make its decision later in the year. Previous major sporting events hosted in the United Kingdom, such as the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and the 2015 Rugby World Cup, have all shown how major sporting events can generate a positive return on investment. (more...)
Henrikh Mkhitaryan says Manchester United are focused on winning Champions League Henrikh Mkhitaryan says Manchester United are focused on winning Champions League
- September 29, 2017

With the London club announcing the sale of Diego Costa to Real's city rivals Atletico Madrid on Wednesday, Morata will be relied on even more to spearhead Chelsea's title defence. However, when it was suggested to the 28-year-old that his form in domestic games does not match those in Europe, he insisted that will not be the case this term. (more...)