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Tottenham boss Pochettino: Why I think Winks is ideal Tottenham boss Pochettino: Why I think Winks is ideal
- October 01, 2017

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has warned Dele Alli to cut diving out of his game completely. But one Spurs player whose head won't be held quite so high this weekend is Dele Alli, the midfielder who recently received a one-match worldwide ban for his middle finger gesture during England's World Cup qualifier victory against Slovakia earlier this month. (more...)
Republicans' Next Attempt At Killing ObamaCare Won't Come Until Next Year
- September 30, 2017

And on the heels of the health care fight, it's not the first time. And that's why tax reform is hard. Sen. John McCain says he'll support tax legislation only if it's a product of hearings, debate, amendments and bipartisan support. There is no evidence that leadership is keen on that idea. "I've made it very clear that if [they're] serious about lowering taxes, growing the economy, growing paychecks - we're serious about working with you", he said. (more...)
Shocking footage shows barrier breaking as fans injured during French soccer match Shocking footage shows barrier breaking as fans injured during French soccer match
- September 30, 2017

Several supporters tumbled around 1.5 metres onto the side of the pitch and were crushed by fellow fans before emergency services rushed to the scene. Stade de la Licorne was built in 1999. The match between Amiens and Lille was abandoned after the incident. The grounds are undergoing extensive renovation work during the 2017/18 season. (more...)
Chelsea injury update ahead of Manchester City clash Chelsea injury update ahead of Manchester City clash
- September 30, 2017

Chelsea have bounced back after opening day defeat to Burnley - the stalemate with Arsenal two weeks ago is the only match in their last eight they've failed to win. Always complicated. How we react in that situation is what I want to see. "I was a player and I understand that sometimes this can happen but once is OK". (more...)
The puzzle confounding Mercedes in Malaysia The puzzle confounding Mercedes in Malaysia
- September 30, 2017

I didn't sleep well last night because we just didn't know if we would fix the issue, ' he said . "It's a real surprise to be up here with these guys today but I'm really grateful. The Englishman revealed his crew had worked until 2am on Saturday morning in a bid to rectify the issue. Hamilton, who won in Malaysia in 2014, said he was disappointed the race was coming to an end. (more...)
De-stressing before the 4th ODI De-stressing before the 4th ODI
- September 30, 2017

Commencing the journey with a remarkable victory, Indian team continued to defeat the rival team in each game till now and registered victories in 3 matches to win the series. If he gains more confidence and if he can understand how to take the game till the end, he might be a regular at that spot. India made three changes in the playing eleven with Umesh Yadav , Mohammed Shami and Axar Patel replacing Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Kuldeep Yadav. (more...)
South African Wessels takes coaching job at Melbourne Rebels South African Wessels takes coaching job at Melbourne Rebels
- September 30, 2017

Van Graan is the only surviving member of the coaching ticket which took South Africa to the World Cup semi-finals in 2015. He joined under Heyneke Meyer and remained in situ when Allister Coetzee took over previous year. "He has been asked by all our Super Rugby franchises to pitch in and help". They have beaten Argentina twice, drawn with the Wallabies and were whitewashed by the All Blacks in their four games to date. (more...)
Luke Del Rio leaves game with shoulder injury Luke Del Rio leaves game with shoulder injury
- September 30, 2017

He tore the labrum in his left shoulder on October 29 of a year ago against the University of Georgia after being hit while sliding. Florida is the third school Del Rio has suited up for. This game was Del Rio's first start since October 15, 2016. Del Rio underwent January surgery on his left shoulder and a procedure a few months later on his right shoulder. (more...)
Mir loses Pakistan captaincy Mir loses Pakistan captaincy
- September 30, 2017

Following the women team's disappointing performance in World Cup under the captaincy of Sana Mir, Pakistan Cricket Board has chose to take the chances and removed the bowler as the team's skipper for further matches. I am hopeful that we will transform women cricket into a well-knit unit both on field and at the management level. "Her form jumped from good to prolific in 2015-16 when she made 92 and 91 not out against Bangladesh and New Zealand, but her most memorable knock was the 99 she ... (more...)
Leonard out for preseason as he rehabs for quadriceps injury Leonard out for preseason as he rehabs for quadriceps injury
- September 30, 2017

Essentially, Leonard is dealing with a tendon injury at the base of the quadriceps, where it inserts and attaches at the patella (kneecap). According to the release, Leonard is expected to miss the entire preseason schedule as he continues treatment for right quadriceps tendinopathy. (more...)
Joe Tiller, the winningest football coach in Purdue history dies at 74 Joe Tiller, the winningest football coach in Purdue history dies at 74
- September 30, 2017

Tiller, a Toledo, Ohio, native, began his coaching career at his alma mater, Montana State, in 1965. Tiller was 87-62 at Purdue . The school will celebrate the 20th anniversary of Tiller's first Purdue team. Tiller was coach at Wyoming for six years before moving to Purdue , where he had been an assistant coach in the 1980s. Condolences to Arnette, Julie, Renee and Mike. (more...)
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...)