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Malaysian GP - Saturday - Practice Session 3 Report
- September 30, 2017

Vettel trails Hamilton by 28 points in the standings and this latest setback threatens to prove fatal to his chances of claiming a fifth world crown. Having struggled in all three practice sessions, finishing no higher than fifth, Mercedes driver Hamilton suddenly found the pace he needed to take the 70th pole of his career ahead of Kimi Raikkonen . (more...)
Steven Gerrard opens up about Eden Hazard at Chelsea
- September 30, 2017

This season we are asking fans to decide which past highlights you would like to see in our Pre-Match Briefing, published on this website ahead of every game. "Sometimes, if Eden scores one goal, he's happy and then, if there is another situation, he prefers to make an assist rather than scoring twice". The 26-year-old winger recently spoke of how much the Italian improved him as a player, and Le Saux says that could count for a lot in determining his future. (more...)
Romain Grosjean Crashes After Drain Cover Comes Loose in Malaysia Practice Romain Grosjean Crashes After Drain Cover Comes Loose in Malaysia Practice
- September 30, 2017

ESPN reports that Grosjean said he "didn't see anything" before hitting the drain cover, which was right on the racing line. "For the rest of the day we'll concentrate on that, getting those four curbs welded back down again", Whiting said after inspecting the Turn 13 curb. (more...)
Leicester striker Jamie Vardy: We need to start winning! Leicester striker Jamie Vardy: We need to start winning!
- September 30, 2017

Leicester manager Craig Shakespeare: "I think the fixtures we've had does help explain the run we are on but we are disappointed because we wanted a better points return". Vardy has been granted a rest period during the global break. 'But it allows him to do a recovery, be that bike of treadmill, so there is no contact. (more...)
Carlos Sainz to 'finish season with Toro Rosso' Carlos Sainz to 'finish season with Toro Rosso'
- September 30, 2017

Sainz said Gasly was "as fast as I was expecting him to be" and "I can perfectly see he understands Formula 1 ". Unfortunately it is happening that I am going to take his seat. "I've been put under massive pressure from Red Bull since I'm in the programme and definitely it's helped me a lot to handle the situation pretty well today". (more...)
Huddersfield vs. Tottenham: Premier League highlights and recap Huddersfield vs. Tottenham: Premier League highlights and recap
- September 30, 2017

However his own side are also proving to be a match for whoever they face at the moment. So far this season, Eriksen has two goals and two assists in six Premier League appearances. For the visitors, full-back Serge Aurier is suspended following his red card in the win over West Ham. Tottenham Hotspur could move to third, albeit for a few hours only, in the Premier League this afternoon with a win over Huddersfield Town . (more...)
Eagles will add to Chargers' misery - bet on it Eagles will add to Chargers' misery - bet on it
- September 30, 2017

When the Philadelphia Eagles board their charter flight to Los Angeles on Saturday morning, defensive tackle Fletcher Cox won't be among them. Los Angeles did manage to keep playmakers Tyreek Hill and Travis Kelce in check which should be a good sign since they are up against another strong receiving corps in Philadelphia. (more...)
Minnesota Twins: Sano back? Minnesota Twins: Sano back?
- September 30, 2017

He won't reach that games-played total this year, but his offensive numbers have been closer to where they were as a rookie. MIguel Sano hit a few long home runs in early batting practice at Target Field, then said he wants to play this weekend and be on the roster for the Tuesday wild card playoff, likely in NY. (more...)
No. 7 Georgia vs. Tennessee preview and prediction
- September 30, 2017

To say the Tennessee offense is struggling would be an understatement, particularly after squeaking by UMass 17-13 last week. Many wondered if Love would be able to handle a full workload when Christian McCaffrey left for the National Football League, but not only has the junior matched even the most optimistic fan's expectations, he has passed them. (more...)
Morata: Eden Hazard Is In The Top 3 Players In The…
- September 30, 2017

Asked if the performance was the Blues" best of the season, Hazard said: "Yes, in the Champions League also. "I'm seeing great determination [from him], above all when he started to train again with us after a bad injury, after a surgery", Conte added. (more...)
Conte: 'Decisive' Hazard not obsessed with goals like Ronaldo and Messi Conte: 'Decisive' Hazard not obsessed with goals like Ronaldo and Messi
- September 30, 2017

Hazard is in line to make his first league start against Manchester City after missing the beginning of the season following ankle surgery. His season is starting. The people don't see the situation, but I grew up, showed my character and now the things are okay and we hope to continue like this. 'You can never be so presumptuous that you think players will stay at a club for a long period of time as it's only natural for them to feel like they want to try something new. (more...)
ESPN survey shows Americans interested, divided on NFL protests during national anthem ESPN survey shows Americans interested, divided on NFL protests during national anthem
- September 30, 2017

Moreover, had the poll found that 51 percent of people approved of the anthem protests, this poll would have been celebrated and paraded on every show across every platform ESPN has. Fifty-nine percent of whites said no to kneeling, while 82 percent of African-Americans gave thumbs up. However, 55 percent said the media is focused too much on the player protests, compared to 29 percent who felt the coverage was right, and 6 percent who felt there was too little. (more...)
Spurs' Harry Kane not yet like Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo - Pochettino Spurs' Harry Kane not yet like Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo - Pochettino
- September 30, 2017

Lloris also believes that Kane's mindset sets him in good stead to become "one of the best". The England forward has been compared to Real Madrid superstar Ronaldo and Barcelona maestro Messi, who are regarded as the world's two best players. (more...)
EPL: Manchester City's Benjamin Mendy suffers ruptured knee ligament EPL: Manchester City's Benjamin Mendy suffers ruptured knee ligament
- September 30, 2017

Manchester City star Benjamin Mendy has had insult added to injury, as the anterior cruciate ligament knee injury set to keep him off the pitch for up to nine months has seen his player rating drop on the latest edition of the highly popular Federation Internationale de Football Association computer game franchise. (more...)
Jose Mourinho puts Paul Pogba in 'long-term injury bracket' Jose Mourinho puts Paul Pogba in 'long-term injury bracket'
- September 30, 2017

The French midfielder was taken off in the Red Devils' 3-0 win over FC Basel in the UEFA Champions League three weeks ago. The United manager is still unwilling to put a timescale on the injury but 17 days on from the France international's setback he has revealed his concerns over the player's absence. (more...)
Gianfranco Zola sends message to Chelsea fans about Alvaro Morata Gianfranco Zola sends message to Chelsea fans about Alvaro Morata
- September 30, 2017

The two clubs clash at Stamford Bridge this weekend, with both in confident mood after fine starts to the season. Chelsea have now completely recovered following a hard start to the season, but it's rarely been noted that they have been without their best player for this period. (more...)
Hughes hails '£40m Zouma' Hughes hails '£40m Zouma'
- September 30, 2017

The 22-year-old central defender cost the club £7 million when he joined on a season-long loan from Chelsea but such has been his impact that Hughes wants the France worldwide defender back next term. "[Cameron] is probably the one we feel has got a good chance to take part", Hughes said. "We don't know if that's an option next year but certainly we'd ask that question because he's been that impressive in terms of his general play and his demeanour around the place". (more...)
Real Madrid refuse Cristiano Ronaldo's demand for new contract Real Madrid refuse Cristiano Ronaldo's demand for new contract
- September 30, 2017

The Portuguese forward has added another monster to his collection of glittery cars. After helping fire the La Liga champions to a 3-1 win over Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday, Ronaldo was said to have brought his wishes to the club's attention, but also indicated that he was very happy with the way things are at the moment. (more...)
Legend Woods has nothing to prove to anyone, says McIlroy Legend Woods has nothing to prove to anyone, says McIlroy
- September 30, 2017

Yet the Northern Irishman is determined to deal with persistent rib and back issues that have dogged him all year and add to his glowing resume. Tiger Woods looks on before the first round of the Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City. (more...)
Deschamps - Martial out by choice Deschamps - Martial out by choice
- September 30, 2017

The Manchester United forward looks back to the form that he showed when he first rocked up at Old Trafford. "A bit like Lacazette". "All 24 players want to start". It's a choice. He was there during the Euro, he went through a tough time, which he got over. 'I think that's as dominant as we have been, ' he said . (more...)
Puerto Rico's plight reveals unfair costs of Jones Act Puerto Rico's plight reveals unfair costs of Jones Act
- September 30, 2017

Their first goal is to make sure people have clean water to drink and plenty of food. She said the two exchanged information to try and get the two people back to America on a plane. The law dates back to the aftermath of World War I, when the U.S. shipping industry was suffering damage to its fleet caused by German U-boats. "It is meant to ensure we have enough fuel and commodities to support lifesaving efforts, respond to the storm, and restore critical services and critical ... (more...)
Phillies set to play in the Little League Classic next August Phillies set to play in the Little League Classic next August
- September 30, 2017

This year's event in Williamsport was a special experience. On Friday, they announced the date, teams, and location of the second ever Little League Classic: August 19, 2018 , the Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Mets , and Historic Bowman Field in Williamsport, Pa. (more...)
Phillies set to play in the Little League Classic next August Phillies set to play in the Little League Classic next August
- September 30, 2017

This year's event in Williamsport was a special experience. On Friday, they announced the date, teams, and location of the second ever Little League Classic: August 19, 2018 , the Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Mets , and Historic Bowman Field in Williamsport, Pa. (more...)
Phillies and Mets to play in 2018 Little League Classic Phillies and Mets to play in 2018 Little League Classic
- September 30, 2017

In 2017, Major League Baseballl held their first Little League Classic game in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. It is also the home of Philadelphia's Single-A club, the Williamsport Crosscutters. The event was a huge hit with the Little Leaguers as they got to meet some of the game's biggest stars. "We are pleased to once again have the opportunity to help create these special memories next August", said MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred. (more...)
Phillies and Mets to play in 2018 Little League Classic Phillies and Mets to play in 2018 Little League Classic
- September 30, 2017

In 2017, Major League Baseballl held their first Little League Classic game in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. It is also the home of Philadelphia's Single-A club, the Williamsport Crosscutters. The event was a huge hit with the Little Leaguers as they got to meet some of the game's biggest stars. "We are pleased to once again have the opportunity to help create these special memories next August", said MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred. (more...)
Phillies will play in Williamsport in 2018 Phillies will play in Williamsport in 2018
- September 30, 2017

Local youth baseball and softball players, coaches and parents will also be invited. Pittsburgh beat St. Louis 6-3 before a crowd of 2,596 at Bowman Field on August 20. In addition, the Phillies and Mets will attend the Little League World Series games earlier in the day, continuing the tradition of growth for youth baseball around the world. (more...)
Steelers vs. Ravens live stream: How to watch Steelers vs. Ravens live stream: How to watch
- September 30, 2017

Sunday's game at M&T Bank Stadium, between the Ravens and Steelers could help return some of the division's luster. Baltimore forced 10 in its first two games, winning both of those over Cincinnati and Cleveland. The Steelers' 31-27 win at Heinz Field on Christmas Day in 2016 drew 14.8 million viewers, the largest audience for any game aired on the NFL Network. (more...)
Interim UofL coach to be named Friday Interim UofL coach to be named Friday
- September 30, 2017

The university's athletic director, Tom Jurich , was put on paid leave. "I'm not looking past the next six, eight months", Padgett said. "It's a very tumultuous time". The good news is that UM and MSU's coaches seem to be "clean". "We have your playbook", New York FBI assistant director William Sweeney said, addressing those who operate in the black market of college basketball. (more...)
3 takeaways from Week 5 loss at Washington State 3 takeaways from Week 5 loss at Washington State
- September 30, 2017

Against Oregon State and Nevada, Falk is 73 of 96 (76 percent) for 874 yards, 11 touchdowns and no interceptions. USC is off to a 4-0 start on the season, with a 2-0 Pac-12 record and a 1-3 mark against the spread. Falk passed Barkley in the final seconds of the first quarter with a 61-yard pass to redshirt freshman Renard Bell . That led to a 28-yard score on a swing pass from Falk to Tavares Martin Jr . (more...)
Wales hooker Baldwin's hand bitten by lion Wales hooker Baldwin's hand bitten by lion
- September 30, 2017

Unfortunately for Wales and Ospreys hooker Scott Baldwin the advice came a little too late. Video footage posted on the Twitter feed of former rugby player Andy Goode shows Baldwin reaching through metal bars to touch the big cat. "It was a good environment and we were told how far back to stand", said the coach. "When you put your hand into a fence and there's a lion in there, you can expect to get bit". (more...)