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Louisville tabs assistant as stand-in for Pitino Louisville tabs assistant as stand-in for Pitino
- September 30, 2017

Now it's Rick that needs the help. Third, as I've previously stated, I had no knowledge of any payments to any recruit or their family. David Padgett understands replacing Louisville coach Rick Pitino would be hard under any circumstance. (more...)
Richarlison preserves Watford away record at the death Richarlison preserves Watford away record at the death
- September 30, 2017

Nevertheless the Hornets did manage to get on the scoresheet before the break as good work by the impressive Brazilian Richarlison set up Doucoure who got the better of Evans and beat goalkeeper Ben Foster. Watford have caught the eye this season under Silva, who has impressed during his short time in English football with his bold attempt to keep Hull in the Premier League last term before arriving at Vicarage Road in the summer. (more...)
Superb PSG beats Bordeaux 6-2 to stay unbeaten in Ligue 1 Superb PSG beats Bordeaux 6-2 to stay unbeaten in Ligue 1
- September 30, 2017

Thomas Meunier, Edinson Cavani , Julian Draxler and Kylian Mbappe were all on target too, as the Paris powerhouses ensured they became the league's only side to move to eight games unbeaten. PSG were awarded a spot-kick in the 40th minute following a foolish handball by Otavio and Neymar converted it before turning to celebrate with Cavani , who won their argument against Lyon but was denied from 12 yards. (more...)
College GameDay team talks Hokie spirit, Virginia Tech College GameDay team talks Hokie spirit, Virginia Tech
- September 30, 2017

A victory over the No. 2 Tigers would put the Hokies in position for a run at one of the four berths in the College Football Playoff. As you can see, Clemson and Virginia Tech are evenly matched. "This is a place that is unique and special to both our show and to our coverage of the sport as a whole". The prime-time setting and televised platform on ESPN recall the height of the Frank Beamer era. (more...)
Conte backs Hazard to light up Premier League and Champions League Conte backs Hazard to light up Premier League and Champions League
- September 30, 2017

Because, this season we play in the Champions League. Conte also said that playmaker Eden Hazard was ready for his first league start of the season after an impressive mid-week display against Atletico, while midfielder Danny Drinkwater would miss the City game through injury. (more...)
David Padgett to take on acting head-coaching duties for Cardinals
- September 30, 2017

A three-year starting forward with the Cardinals under Pitino, he has worked extensively with their frontcourt players while learning the ropes on the bench from his mentor. Pitino released a statement Friday , thanking players from his time at Providence, Kentucky and Louisville, and his friends and family. Louisville president Greg Postel said Wednesday that one Cardinals player has been suspended indefinitely and withheld from practices and workouts. (more...)
Carlo Ancelotti is no longer the manager of Bayern Munich Carlo Ancelotti is no longer the manager of Bayern Munich
- September 30, 2017

The Bayern team and management are now travelling back from Paris and Sportbild says Ancelotti could be sacked later on Thursday when a "crisis meeting" is held in Munich. In the first half, we had good control of the game, good possession, some chances. He has also managed English club Chelsea, who he guided to the Premier League title in 2010. (more...)
Protesters unfurl 'Stop Killing Us' banner during Cardinals game Protesters unfurl 'Stop Killing Us' banner during Cardinals game
- September 30, 2017

Some protesters held up a sign with a picture of Fred Bird and the words "stop killing us" written underneath. The mascot's jersey read '#ExpectUs'. The protest comes just two weeks after a white former St. As the game let out close to 10 p.m., some of the game attendees argued with some of the protesters. The protesters joined a group in Kiener Plaza as part of ongoing demonstrations after Jason Stockley, a white St. (more...)
Hamilton on pole again for Malaysian GP Hamilton on pole again for Malaysian GP
- September 30, 2017

Kvyat, on the other hand, is likely to return to his seat by 2018 given the Red Bull junior driver programme has no drivers eligible for promotion to Formula One. Australia's Ricciardo, who won in Malaysia previous year ahead of his Red Bull team mate Max Verstappen , finished in front of the Dutchman again, who was sixth fastest on his 20th birthday. (more...)
U of L to name interim men's basketball coach
- September 30, 2017

Padgett opened his remarks by saying, "It's been a dark week at UofL", which has been "very trying for a lot of people at the university, the city, this program, the athletics department". No charges have been filed against any members of the Louisville or Miami coaching staff. ESPN has identified the player as Bowen, a five-star guard/forward who signed with Louisville on June 5. (more...)
Scouting the Opponent: Observations of the Minnesota Vikings' offense Scouting the Opponent: Observations of the Minnesota Vikings' offense
- September 30, 2017

The two teams have met at least twice a year every year since 1961 with the Vikings holding a commanding lead in the all time series , 71-38-2. Only Baltimore (58.5), Jacksonville (59.6), Kansas City (64.1) and Buffalo (64.9) have held opposing quarterbacks to a lower passing rating through the first three weeks than the Lions . (more...)
Major League Baseball responds after Wiz Khalifa endorsed legalizing marijuana during first pitch Major League Baseball responds after Wiz Khalifa endorsed legalizing marijuana during first pitch
- September 30, 2017

The Pittsburgh-bred rapper threw out the first pitch before the Pirates beat the Orioles 5-3 at PNC Park on Wednesday, but before he pitched, he mimicked puffing and passing - as in a joint. (more...)
Under pressure West Ham boss Bilic: International break never good for managers Under pressure West Ham boss Bilic: International break never good for managers
- September 30, 2017

After having to play their three opening league games away from home, West Ham have picked up four points from the last possible nine. Can West Ham take all three points and allow Slaven Bilic to not have to hear about new Ancelotti rumors? The club fell to a 90th minute victor against Watford at home in their last game. (more...)
Mourinho claims Liverpool are 'luckier' than Man Utd Mourinho claims Liverpool are 'luckier' than Man Utd
- September 30, 2017

Jose Mourinho claims Liverpool are "luckier" than his Manchester United side when it comes to the Premier League fixture list. Mkhitaryan won back his place but reserved his best performances for the Europa League, scoring six times - including in the 2-0 final win over Ajax. (more...)
Pep Guardiola Takes Cheeky Swipe at Manchester United's (Anti-)Football Philosophy Pep Guardiola Takes Cheeky Swipe at Manchester United's (Anti-)Football Philosophy
- September 30, 2017

Who would make your Chelsea and Man City combined XI? We have to play a different way. However, they're structured a bit differently. The Blues did the double over the Citizens last season but Pep Guardiola's side have had a blistering start to the season. (more...)
Presidents Cup 2017: Watch Justin Thomas' fiery hole-out at Liberty National Presidents Cup 2017: Watch Justin Thomas' fiery hole-out at Liberty National
- September 30, 2017

The Americans fell behind early with a wild tee shot on No. 2, though that didn't last long. They returned again on No. 14, when the FedEx Cup champion holed out from the short-left bunker. Kim hit a superb bunker on the par-3 10th, where the wind caused everyone fits, and Grillo made the par to get to within 2 down. The Americans went from potential 1-up lead to a 3-up lead. (more...)
Hamilton surprised himself with pole lap Hamilton surprised himself with pole lap
- September 30, 2017

A suspected electrical issue towards the end of FP3 prompted Ferrari to fit a new power unit for qualifying, but on just its second lap the engine lost power as Vettel came through the second sector. "There are many, many variables, but one things for sure is that you need to get the tyres into their sweet spot, which is something the result suggests I didn't quite get for Q3". (more...)
No rest for in-form Lukaku, says Mourinho No rest for in-form Lukaku, says Mourinho
- September 30, 2017

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has admitted that Paul Pogba's injury absence will be "long-term", with doubts emerging that the midfielder could be out of action until after the November global break. "Long-term injuries I don't speak about them", Sport24 quoted Mourinho as saying. He has ambitions. He enjoys this. I wouldn't be fair if I didn't say that every step in his career, with different managers, with fellow players, with different teams, were not contributing to what he ... (more...)
Texas governor gives Houston $50M for Harvey following clash Texas governor gives Houston $50M for Harvey following clash
- September 30, 2017

But, Abbott said Friday, upon considering Turner's request "and after looking at all the options, this looked like the best solution at this point in time, and that's what we'll do with cities and counties across the entire region". The tone of Mr. Turner's and Mr. Abbott's joint news conference was serious at times, but also lighthearted. "He found out this was my birthday week", replied Mr. (more...)
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...)

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