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Bengals blow out Browns Bengals blow out Browns
- October 01, 2017

The Browns had to punt without making a first down, Adam Jones returned the punt 40 yards to the Browns 35, and the Bengals were in business. Cleveland is still miles away from being a good National Football League team but good news for Browns fans is that Myles Garrett should be back next week. (more...)
Falcons lead after an ugly half against the Bills Falcons lead after an ugly half against the Bills
- October 01, 2017

Blown coverages led to another field goal and then Ryan had his second pick of the game as it was just off the outstretched fingertips of receiver Nick Williams . The Falcons looked to be in their usual offensive rhythm, driving the ball into Bills' territory before incomplete passes on second and third down stalled the drive. (more...)
Houston Texans vs. Tennessee Titans: Prediction, preview, pick to win Houston Texans vs. Tennessee Titans: Prediction, preview, pick to win
- October 01, 2017

Houston did a nice job of limiting the Patriots to 53 yards on 19 carries last Sunday. Dealing with injuries to several key offensive playmakers alongside a weak offensive line that has given up 15.0 sacks in only three games, rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson has shown promise, but he shouldn't be expected to win games by himself for the Texans. (more...)
Falcons Julio Jones, Mohamed Sanu rocking Ric Flair cleats Falcons Julio Jones, Mohamed Sanu rocking Ric Flair cleats
- October 01, 2017

And if Jones or Sanu find their way into the end zone on Sunday, they'll have even more reason to let out with a serious "Woooooooooo!" He finished the year with just over 1,400 receiving yards and six touchdowns, earning Pro Bowl and First-team All-Pro honors for the second consecutive season. (more...)
49ers RB Hyde will play vs. Cardinals with hip injury 49ers RB Hyde will play vs. Cardinals with hip injury
- October 01, 2017

Five defenders will not suit up for the 49ers: safety Eric Reid (knee), cornerback Ahkello Witherspoon and linebackers Reuben Foster (ankle), Mark Nzeuocha and Pita Taumoepenu . However, even if Hyde plays, he could be limited. Hyde is the league's third-leading rusher entering this weekend's games. Arizona has three offensive linemen listed questionable or out for Sunday's game, and the Cards also have three members of the receiving corps in the same predicament-including wide ... (more...)
Penn State stays at No Penn State stays at No
- October 01, 2017

The Tide went from 52 first-place votes last week to 44 despite their 66-3 rout of the Rebels. No. 3 Oklahoma, which had the weekend off, and fourth-ranked Penn State, an easy victor against IN, also maintain their positions. The same four SEC teams made the Coaches Poll as No. 1 Alabama leads the way followed by No. 6 Georgia, No. 13 Auburn and No. 20 Florida. It gets 4-1 Texas A&M next up. (more...)
Ravens fans boo hell out of own team for pre-anthem statement Ravens fans boo hell out of own team for pre-anthem statement
- October 01, 2017

Last week, Terrell Suggs , Mike Wallace , and many other Ravens kneeled during the national anthem prior to their game against the Jaguars in London. Ravens fans, so hung up on the idea of disrespect, booed a prayer for the vaguest, most agreeable kind of ideals anyone could dream up, and as the Ravens attempted to please everybody, they still pissed off their dumbest portion of supporters. (more...)
Dave Strader, ex-Wings broadcaster, dies at 62 Dave Strader, ex-Wings broadcaster, dies at 62
- October 01, 2017

Strader also worked for the Arizona Coyotes , Florida Panthers and calling games for NBC Sportsnet and Versus. Known as "The Voice", Strader received the Foster Hewitt Memorial Award from the Hockey Hall of Fame earlier this year. "The entire Detroit Red Wings organization is saddened to learn of the passing of Dave Strader ", the team tweeted. "The Voice" was a true professional and a friend to many . (more...)
Andrea Radrizzani's measured response to Leeds United defeat Andrea Radrizzani's measured response to Leeds United defeat
- October 01, 2017

Leeds United chairman Andrea Radrizzani has taken to social networking site Twitter to give his reaction to his side's defeat to Sheffield Wednesday this afternoon. He said: "I believe we can mix it up with all the teams who like us want to be in the play offs". Hooper scored twice in the first half to move on to seven goals in as many games, pouncing on captain Tom Lees' flick-on to beat indecisive keeper Felix Wiedwald with a prodded finish to open the scoring after 25 minutes. (more...)
Drew Brees: Saints will kneel and stand at Sunday's game in London Drew Brees: Saints will kneel and stand at Sunday's game in London
- October 01, 2017

They were all born in the States. "[Snead] has been out for a little bit now". And it's in London . This is an opportunity of a lifetime to certain people. "I mean, technically yesterday was a travel day but today, getting through that, you kind of have to fight through today, get on London time and tomorrow we should be OK". (more...)
Messi strikes twice as Barcelona beat Las Palmas in empty Nou Camp
- October 01, 2017

In a strongly-worded statement Barca condemned the actions of the police "to prevent its citizens exercising their democratic right to free expression". Huge queues of fans waited outside the 99,000 capacity Camp Nou for hours until a final decision was made less than 30 minutes before kick-off. It means Barca maintain their winning start to the La Liga season, putting them well ahead of current rivals and champs Real Madrid. (more...)
Lonzo Ball Debuts, Lakers Lose Preseason Opener Lonzo Ball Debuts, Lakers Lose Preseason Opener
- October 01, 2017

Although it was a modest debut for Ball, it was reminiscent of his first contest during the summer league. When Ball did just about anything - simply get introduced (the loudest cheers by far), or hit a three or pick up a dime- the SoCal crowd erupted. (more...)
F1 Loses Out to Motorcycle Grand Prix in Malaysia F1 Loses Out to Motorcycle Grand Prix in Malaysia
- October 01, 2017

As Vettel looks to get his title bid back on track in Malaysia, another driver , Pierre Gasly , will be finding his F1 feet. The Finn, who had qualified second and was set to start on the front row alongside Mercedes ' pole-sitter Hamilton , reported a loss of power on his lap to the grid. (more...)
Max Verstappen overtakes Lewis Hamilton for Malaysia GP lead Max Verstappen overtakes Lewis Hamilton for Malaysia GP lead
- October 01, 2017

When asked how he puts the frustration aside, he explained that, with the nature of the retirement, it was just one of those things you have no control over: "With things like this happening, what can you do? The only thing I want is a winning vehicle". (more...)
Romelu Lukaku won't rest much until Zlatan Ibrahimovic returns - Mourinho Romelu Lukaku won't rest much until Zlatan Ibrahimovic returns - Mourinho
- October 01, 2017

As you can expect, the news has not gone down well amongst the Old Trafford faithful. "Look without Zlatan we can not rotate the striker, especially because Marcus Rashford is playing also in other positions", Mourinho told reporters. I think every step in his career he got it, he grabbed it with both hands. The Portuguese manager said Lukaku had taken his opportunities well. He was very strong in his desire to be playing in a team with other objectives now, with Champions League football, ... (more...)
Mourinho: Lukaku can't be rotated without Ibrahimovic Mourinho: Lukaku can't be rotated without Ibrahimovic
- October 01, 2017

And former Manchester United striker Owen believes that Mkhitaryan is now showing just why he was so highly-rated before his transfer to Old Trafford. Obviously getting the armband is a proud moment to captain Manchester United. "It shows the manager has trust in me and I've got to repay him and I think I've been doing that in the games I've played". (more...)
Shenzhen Open: David Goffin beats Alexandr Dolgopolov to clinch third career title Shenzhen Open: David Goffin beats Alexandr Dolgopolov to clinch third career title
- October 01, 2017

The key point of the first set occurred in the seventh game - Dolgopolov at the first break point of Goffin sent the ball into the net and allowed the opponent to come forward. The No. 2 seed saved a break point in the following game before he closed out the set in the 10th game. David Goffin was in no mood for final failure. (more...)
Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe: Frankie Dettori breaks record on Enable Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe: Frankie Dettori breaks record on Enable
- October 01, 2017

Order of St. George, last year's third-place finisher, is back again, and while he best suits two-mile races, Winter must show she can stay 1 1/2 miles. Ulysses is the only other British-trained runner in the Arc, and Sir Michael Stoute's four-year-old has proved a revelation this season. Satono Noblesse acts as a pacemaker. (more...)
Barcelona's La Liga tie against Las Palmas goes ahead behind closed doors Barcelona's La Liga tie against Las Palmas goes ahead behind closed doors
- October 01, 2017

Las Palmas announced their intention to wear a shirt embroidered with the Spanish flag at Camp Nou in opposition to the Catalan separatist movement and accused Barcelona of making the game "more than a sporting event with the [fixture] calendar". (more...)
Ancelotti sacked by Bayern Munich, replacement pending Ancelotti sacked by Bayern Munich, replacement pending
- October 01, 2017

However, the Bavarians lost to Real Madrid in the quarter-finals of the Champions League and to Dortmund in the semi-finals of the German Cup. Carlo Ancelotti's Bayern Munich did not have the best start to the season ever. Among the potential replacements being mentioned is Thomas Tuchel , now a free agent after leaving Dortmund at the end of last season. The relationship between Ancelotti and the team and the leadership of the club has been far from ideal for a long time. (more...)
Chelsea vs Manchester City: Conte speaks on Morata's injury Chelsea vs Manchester City: Conte speaks on Morata's injury
- October 01, 2017

But alarmingly for Chelsea , they have now dropped eight points in four home Premier League games, as opposed to the six they dropped the whole of last season. Guardiola , against Chelsea , showed how he can stifle one of the best teams in Europe that only this week defeated Atletico Madrid comfortable. It was always proactive, keeping Chelsea on-tilt by dictating the flow and pace of the game. (more...)
Barcelona v Las Palmas Barcelona v Las Palmas
- October 01, 2017

The affairs of the Catalan grandee are simply brilliant and even when the game does not go, Barcelona still wins. Barcelona has scored 20 goals and conceded just two in their first six league fixtures but will be without forward Ousmane Dembele for up to four months due to a thigh injury. (more...)
Real Madrid superstar out indefinitely with heart problem Real Madrid superstar out indefinitely with heart problem
- October 01, 2017

According to the official release by Real Madrid , the Spanish national team defender will undergo a period of recovery of which the duration remains unknown. With Marcelo and Theo Hernandez also struggling with their health, young talent Achraf Hakimi could well be thrust into action. The symptoms of pericarditis can be similar to a heart attack when particularly serious, but more often are represented by the sudden onset of sharp chest pain. (more...)
Sean Dyche warns his Burnley side not to underestimate struggling Everton Sean Dyche warns his Burnley side not to underestimate struggling Everton
- October 01, 2017

The lack of replacement for the club's all-time leading goalscorer is something that has caused friction between the former Southampton manager, director of football Steve Walsh and Goodison Park chairman Bill Kenwright, however all parties believe the Irons frontman could solve that issue. (more...)
Jose Mourinho sends clear message to Man United fans about Romelu Lukaku Jose Mourinho sends clear message to Man United fans about Romelu Lukaku
- October 01, 2017

Speaking at a news conference before Manchester United's clash with Crystal Palace on Saturday, Mourinho said: "He works hard, he rests, he has a great professional life outside the football pitch". "He was a bargain at £75m". "He scored a terrific goal - he played Martial early on and Martial brought a good save out of the goalkeeper, but he's still got plenty to do as he ran in and lashed it in". (more...)
After two-year wait, Lahiri set to tee off in President's Cup After two-year wait, Lahiri set to tee off in President's Cup
- October 01, 2017

It could have been 4-1 instead of the 3.5-1.5 scoreline but veteran Phil Mickelson missed a seven-foot par putt on the par-3 18th hole to halve his match with partner Kevin Kisner against the all-Australian pairing of Jason Day and Marc Leishman . (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic set to return to full training by end of October Zlatan Ibrahimovic set to return to full training by end of October
- October 01, 2017

Mourinho praised Lukaku for reaching another milestone early in his United career, but felt the 24-year-old had produced a positive performance even before the late strike. "Belgium is Roberto's responsibility and it's his decision to play him or not to play him", added Mourinho. "I can not, professionally speaking, say, "Do this or do that". (more...)
Richmond Tigers triumph over Adelaide Crows Richmond Tigers triumph over Adelaide Crows
- October 01, 2017

Unbelievable it was, especially considering the Tigers were under so much pressure after missing the finals past year that Hardwick nearly lost his job. Five days after claiming the Brownlow Medal, Martin was given the nod ahead of teammates Bachar Houli and Alex Rance for a 28-disposal, two-goal masterclass. (more...)
Eric Reid believes Colin Kaepernick's message has been lost Eric Reid believes Colin Kaepernick's message has been lost
- October 01, 2017

There's a lot to talk about, clearly - about the racism that motivated the protests , about how Trump will seize any opportunity to stir up racist resentment, about the apparent hypocrisy of the National Football League and its owners, about what protocol the anthem does or should demand. (more...)
Manchester City confirm Benjamin Mendy has ruptured ACL in right knee
- October 01, 2017

City medical staff say Aguero will be absent for between two to four weeks with a broken rib suffered when a taxi the Argentinian star was travelling in - after attending a concert on his day off - crashed in Amsterdam on Thursday. The French defender picked up the injury during the first half of City's Saturday's 5-0 Premier League victory at home to Crystal Palace . "We are going to see finally what he has". (more...)