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Lukaku to miss LA court date Lukaku to miss LA court date
- October 03, 2017

Lukaku is now with the Belgian squad ahead of their World Cup qualifiers against Bosnia and Herzegovina on Saturday and Cyprus on Tuesday. Romelu Lukaku's stock has risen immensely over the last few months. Belgium , who have 22 points, are already guaranteed to qualify as winners of Group H. Jose Mourinho is already having to contend with an untimely injury to Paul Pogba, with the £89m midfielder ruled out "long-term" with a hamstring complaint . (more...)
Jonathan Byrd returns to PGA Tour after Web.com Tour Championship victory Jonathan Byrd returns to PGA Tour after Web.com Tour Championship victory
- October 03, 2017

The Web.com Tour Championship is akin to the old PGA Tour Q School, where there is no middle ground between elation and disappointment. Hunter Mahan , who missed the cut, also failed to regain his card. "I think my wedge game and putting was probably the best this week", Byrd said. "Mostly just relief", Stefani, 35, said, after choking back tears for several seconds. (more...)
Would you want Griezmann to join Lacazette at Arsenal? Would you want Griezmann to join Lacazette at Arsenal?
- October 03, 2017

During a recent interview with Match Of The Day magazine , the Gunners' most expensive ever player, who set the club back £52 million when he arrived from Lyon, this summer, revealed that he would ask one of his worldwide teammates to join him at the Emirates Stadium. (more...)
Harry Winks earns England call-up after Fabian Delph and Phil Jones withdraw Harry Winks earns England call-up after Fabian Delph and Phil Jones withdraw
- October 03, 2017

Manchester United defender Jones was involved for the full 90 minutes against Crystal Palace over the weekend, but he too missed training on Monday and has since left the camp. "It's just the game and what happens now", Rashford said when asked about how whether he is a "generational figure", adding: "It's not in our control, you just get put in certain categories based upon nationality, age, position". (more...)
Jaromir Jagr agrees to deal with Calgary Flames, reports say Jaromir Jagr agrees to deal with Calgary Flames, reports say
- October 03, 2017

He made $4 million in base salary with the Panthers last season. Jagr came to the Panthers in a deal with the New Jersey Devils in 2015 and spent parts of three seasons in Florida. If he remains healthy next season, he could surpass Gordie Howe's all-time games played record. Jagr, a 13-time NHL All-Star Game selection, won NHL crowns in 1991 and 1992 with the Pittsburgh Penguins, the current Stanley Cup champions. (more...)
Iwobi returns for Arsenal vs. Brighton Iwobi returns for Arsenal vs. Brighton
- October 03, 2017

He added: "I knew that after the game at Liverpool everybody did write us off". Wenger's early years at the helm of Arsenal yielded three Premier League titles but the Gunners have not been crowned champions of England since 2004. (more...)
Chicago Bears Name Mitchell Trubisky Starting Quarterback Chicago Bears Name Mitchell Trubisky Starting Quarterback
- October 03, 2017

Glennon was 93 of 140 passing (66.4 percent) for 833 yards, four touchdowns and five interceptions in that span. "I think, as I've referenced, the quarterback gets a lot more credit and a lot more blame than they deserve", Fox said after last week's loss. (more...)
ESPN To Air National Anthem, Moment Of Silence Following Las Vegas Shooting ESPN To Air National Anthem, Moment Of Silence Following Las Vegas Shooting
- October 03, 2017

The NFL's TV partners normally do not show players before the unfurling of the American flag and singing/playing of the national anthem, except before the Super Bowl and other select games. CBS aired the anthem live for its early game coverage, while NBC did the same for its "Sunday Night Football" broadcast. The anthem will be then followed by a moment of silence in honor of the victims. (more...)
Pearson nominated for athlete of the year Pearson nominated for athlete of the year
- October 03, 2017

British distance running star Mo Farah and South African sprinter Wayde van Niekerk top the list of nominees for the IAAF's athlete of the year award. The IAAC Council; the IAAF family and the fans will determine the winners in a three-way voting process until October 16 after which three finalists will be named. (more...)
Cub Swanson-Brian Ortega to Headline UFC Fight Night 123: Fresno Cub Swanson-Brian Ortega to Headline UFC Fight Night 123: Fresno
- October 03, 2017

Swanson Vs Ortega tops a UFC Fight Night 123 card that's yet to have much in the way of major bouts announced aside from a clash of former women's bantamweight title challengers, Liz Carmouche and Alexis Davis. The UFC featherweight championship is now held by Max Holloway, who is expected to defend the title against No. 1 contender Frankie Edgar , although the UFC has not yet announced a date. (more...)
5 things we learned from the Malaysian Grand Prix 5 things we learned from the Malaysian Grand Prix
- October 03, 2017

We knew going into the race that we didn't have the quickest vehicle; our delta was Ferrari eight-tenths [of a second] faster than us, which they were, and the Red Bulls five, six tenths quicker than us, which they were. The vehicle had the pace over one lap - Raikkonen missed out on pole position by 0.045s - and in long runs. 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 as he drove around the ... (more...)
LaVar Ball: I'm Pulling LaMelo Out of Chino Hills, Home-Schooling Him LaVar Ball: I'm Pulling LaMelo Out of Chino Hills, Home-Schooling Him
- October 03, 2017

Instead, LaMelo will be home-schooled and coached by his father with his sights still set on attending UCLA , where older brother LiAngelo is a freshman. LaMelo's response to the news was very simple. Even by his own standards of outlandish acts, LaVar Ball - the father of Lakers rookie Lonzo and UCLA pledge LaMelo - has one-upped himself. (more...)
Markus Golden Knee Injury Reportedly Feared to Be Torn ACL or MCL Markus Golden Knee Injury Reportedly Feared to Be Torn ACL or MCL
- October 03, 2017

He will be placed on injured reserve and will have surgery in a few weeks after the swelling goes down. "It breaks everybody's heart in there because they know how hard he plays", Arians said. Then, last year, the St. Louis native showed what a destructive force he can be, racking up 51 total tackles, a team-leading 12.5 sacks, four forced fumbles and one fumble recovery while playing in all 16 regular-season games. (more...)
Westbrook's contract extension will have ripple effect on Thunder, other National Basketball Association stars Westbrook's contract extension will have ripple effect on Thunder, other National Basketball Association stars
- October 03, 2017

Westbrook signed a five-year deal worth $205 million on Friday, and the team wanted to celebrate by throwing ThunderFest with Russ. The contract begins with the 2018-19 season, running through the 2022-23 campaign, and gives Westbrook the biggest guaranteed contract in the National Basketball Association. (more...)
Redskins Josh Norman expected to miss a few weeks according to reports Redskins Josh Norman expected to miss a few weeks according to reports
- October 03, 2017

The most notable injury was to cornerback Josh Norman , who suffered a rib injury at the end of the first half. It's unclear when Norman will be able to return to the field, but the Redskins play the San Francisco 49ers , Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys over the next three weeks. (more...)
Dodgers and Indians co-favorites to win World Series as playoffs begin Dodgers and Indians co-favorites to win World Series as playoffs begin
- October 03, 2017

They set the American League record for consecutive wins in a row, with 23, and you get the idea. The Colorado Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks will meet in the National League's wild card playoff on Wednesday, with the victor to face the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers from Friday. (more...)
Sebastian Vettel: Sebastian Vettel: "I Am Still Optimistic" After Fourth Place Finish
- October 02, 2017

Ferrari faced a race against time to prepare Vettel's vehicle for the session as it made a precautionary power unit change due to an electrical issue suffered in FP3, but it proved fruitless. "I don't know yet if the issue is the same on both cars, we'll need to have a look". "If it happened tomorrow it would be more of a problem". "I think we had a very good vehicle - if we start ahead I think we win the race", he added. (more...)
British tennis star Laura Robson caught up in Las Vegas shooting British tennis star Laura Robson caught up in Las Vegas shooting
- October 02, 2017

We were right there... sounded like fireworks at first then everyone started running. Laura Robson was in Vegas after competing in the ITF tournament in California last week. The shooting has been confirmed as the deadliest in U.S. history, with the gunman who opened fire on the crowd identified as Stephen Paddock. She confirmed that her friend also left the scene unharmed. (more...)
John Coppolella resigns as Braves GM after breaching Major League Baseball global player rules John Coppolella resigns as Braves GM after breaching Major League Baseball global player rules
- October 02, 2017

The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal reported that special assistant to the GM Gordon Blakeley is also resigning. Coppolella, 38, was one of MLB's youngest GMs. The exact nature of Coppolella's violations was not specified, though Major League Baseball is now conducting an investigation into the matter. Under Coppolella's stewardship, the rebuilding Braves completely overhauled their farm system through the domestic draft, the global signing period and a series of trades involving high-profile ... (more...)
UM's O'Korn to start at QB vs. MSU UM's O'Korn to start at QB vs. MSU
- October 02, 2017

The former Houston transfer will get the start against rival Michigan State with redshirt freshman Brandon Peters and true freshman Dylan McCaffrey next in line as the backups. There was no penalty called on the play that led to Speight's injury. Now in a starting role, though, O'Korn will immediately be tested. He completed his only pass attempt for 37 yards in the opener against Florida , giving Michigan's offense a much-needed jolt. (more...)
Man Utd midfielder Matic lets slip Pogba out long-term Man Utd midfielder Matic lets slip Pogba out long-term
- October 02, 2017

Jose Mourinho's side have won all-but one of their matches this season in all competitions with the Serbia global key to their impressive start to the campaign. "There will be a lot of games this season, so we will sometimes play with two and sometimes with three, so we have a lot of solutions". It's not a good situation for us but moaning doesn't help. (more...)
Manchester United's Paul Pogba injury is worse than expected Manchester United's Paul Pogba injury is worse than expected
- October 02, 2017

Romelu Lukaku and Juan Mata joined him on the scoresheet as Mourinho's side cruised to victory at Old Trafford. His ball winning attributes are no more hidden now as Steven Gerrard termed him an important part of the current Manchester United setup. (more...)
Auburn vs. Ole Miss Auburn vs. Ole Miss
- October 02, 2017

Ole Miss linebackers. The Tide has four players, including QB Jalen Hurts , who have run for at least 150 yards. The score remained there until the final play of the first half, when Evan Leggassey punched in a 37-yard field goal to give the Trojans a 10-0 lead at the break - a kick that came only after a replay review discovered two seconds remaining in the half, after both teams had already headed to their respective locker rooms. (more...)
Kane feels like one of England's leaders Kane feels like one of England's leaders
- October 02, 2017

And it looks like his choice for captain has come down to just two players: Jordan Henderson and Kane. Southgate watched him both score and miss a penalty in Saturday's 3-2 defeat to Liverpool, while fellow forward Kane has nine goals in his last five games for Tottenham, including a hat-trick in Tuesday's 3-0 Champions League win at Apoel Nicosia. (more...)
Team USA wins Presidents Cup easily Team USA wins Presidents Cup easily
- October 02, 2017

The International team's one-point loss in 2015 seemed to support the change, but after Sunday's drumming at Liberty National , Price said officials may have to revisit the issue. Ryder Cup captain, marking two milestones. A record equalling win for Phil Mickelson helped the United States seize an unprecedented second-day lead against a floundering worldwide team at the Presidents Cup on Friday. (more...)
OJ freed from prison after 9 years OJ freed from prison after 9 years
- October 02, 2017

Simpson will be residing near Las Vegas , not too far from where he was convicted of armed robbery and kidnapping in 2008, when he led a group of men into a casino to steal some sports memorabilia at gunpoint. His sentence was up to 33 years, but he was granted parole back in July due to his good behavior and more credits that he earned while he was in custody. (more...)
No rest yet for red-hot Lukaku, says Mourinho No rest yet for red-hot Lukaku, says Mourinho
- October 02, 2017

Lukaku made it 10 goals in his first nine United games with a brace in Wednesday's 4-1 victory at CSKA Moscow in the Champions League - with his manager explaining why he can't afford to rest the powerful Belgian right now. "So until the moment we have Zlatan, we can not think about giving rest to our number nine the same way we give in other positions". "He grabbed that opportunity with both hands, fighting for his evolution". (more...)
Ronald Koeman Has To Have Time At Everton - Matthew Upson Ronald Koeman Has To Have Time At Everton - Matthew Upson
- October 02, 2017

It leaves the Blues 16th in the Premier League table with just seven points from their opening seven matches. He partnered Calvert-Lewin up front, with Wayne Rooney dropped to the bench for the first time since his return from Manchester United . (more...)
Man Utd not missing Pogba thanks to in-form Fellaini Man Utd not missing Pogba thanks to in-form Fellaini
- October 02, 2017

Mourinho will be hoping for more such displays from his players before the return of the 24-year-old, alongside Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcos Rojo . Long-term injuries I don't speak about them. As social media was immediately taken over with memes likening Fellaini to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, it was clear that the 29-year-old's transformation from joke figure to part of the furniture has been more than completed. (more...)
Barcelona vs. Las Palmas to be played behind closed doors Barcelona vs. Las Palmas to be played behind closed doors
- October 02, 2017

What is happening in Spain? . The Spanish worldwide (91 caps), world champion (2010) and Europe (2012) with the "Roja", reaffirmed in passing that his position in favor of the "right to decide" in Catalonia was compatible with the fact of wearing the shirt of Spain. (more...)