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Presidents Cup: Anirban Lahiri forced to DQ hole after rules infraction Presidents Cup: Anirban Lahiri forced to DQ hole after rules infraction
- October 01, 2017

The United States were threatening to run away with another Presidents Cup after a four-ball rout on Friday that left a global team reeling and searching for answers. The Internationals finally won a hole at the 10th - where they both birdied, but Hoffman closed out the match with a birdie at 13. After his tee shot on the third-which was sprayed off the grid-Lahiri was informed his second sand shot was against the rules. (more...)
Kirk Herbstreit Is Impressed With Penn State's Performance Kirk Herbstreit Is Impressed With Penn State's Performance
- October 01, 2017

Donning its "Generations of Greatness" uniforms, Penn State (5-0, 2-0 Big Ten) experienced much less anxiety as it dispatched IN, 45-14. Just when it seemed Penn State was going to run away with it completely, IN responded well IN the second quarter and scored two touchdowns to make it 28-14 heading into halftime . (more...)
San Juan mayor slams comments on Puerto Rico response
- October 01, 2017

So to be clear, the President of the United States heard the angry plea of an elected leader in a U.S. Territory ask for help to avoid massive deaths, and he hears this a a political cudgel - that has been called on by his political opponents - designed only to hurt him. (more...)
Harry Winks starts for Tottenham ahead of Sissoko vs. Huddersfield Harry Winks starts for Tottenham ahead of Sissoko vs. Huddersfield
- October 01, 2017

Winksy injured his ankle last spring against Burnley , but it has finally healed and he's back playing important minutes for Spurs. "He is completely different to our other midfielders like Victor Wanyama , Eric Dier, Mousa Dembele and Mousa Sissoko". (more...)
Corruption scandal threatens eligibility for college players Corruption scandal threatens eligibility for college players
- October 01, 2017

Top-tier college basketball programs were thrown into turmoil Tuesday as federal prosecutors unveiled criminal charges against 10 coaches, managers, financial advisers and sportswear company representatives, accusing them of a web of illicit payments to cash in on the vast riches generated at the sport's highest levels. (more...)
Pep Guardiola Takes Pop At Man Utd's Style Of Play
- October 01, 2017

Brace yourself for Round 2 of the Manchester Mind Games Derby the next time Mourinho is anywhere near a microphone, or if you're more of a "let's settle this where is counts" kind of a fan, on 9 December when they meet at Old Trafford. Guardiola is starting to make City a force as well, with the Etihad giants making a stunning start to the new season. Already this season, City players have scored 21 goals and will hope to continue that at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. (more...)
Liverpool hammering inspired Arsenal's recent turnaround, says Arsene Wenger Liverpool hammering inspired Arsenal's recent turnaround, says Arsene Wenger
- October 01, 2017

The manager believes they have since become a "united group", which has been reflected in their run of five wins and a draw at Chelsea, to contrast their one win in four before then when they also conceded nine times . "It was a very hard one as well because you have two weeks to think about everything that happened". "Mesut Ozil will not be available for Sunday", said Wenger in his pre-match press conference with what he calls a "very short-term" injury. (more...)
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...)