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Ghana Fails To Meet Deadline To Bid For 2018 CHAN Tournament Ghana Fails To Meet Deadline To Bid For 2018 CHAN Tournament
- October 03, 2017

Ethiopia is bidding to host the 2018 African Championship of Nations (CHAN) tournament, 42 years after hosting its last major continental football tournament. The 5th edition is to be held in 2018. The competition is set to be staged from 12 January to 4 February 2018. Should Morocco or Equatorial Guinea win the fresh bid, Kenya plans to request Caf for a play-off with either Egypt or Algeria, who finished third and fourth in the North zone during the qualifiers to determine the final slot ... (more...)
Sturridge not the same since Suarez left Liverpool, claims Carragher Sturridge not the same since Suarez left Liverpool, claims Carragher
- October 03, 2017

Coutinho had tried to leave Anfield in the summer and as Jamie Carragher points out: 'Where would Liverpool be without Phillippe Coutinho right now?'. "His (Sturridge's) chance, if that was Kane, or if that was Morata or it was Lukaku, that is a goal and Liverpool are coming away with a 2-1 win". (more...)
Carlo Ancelotti: Carlo Ancelotti: "Riposerò per i prossimi dieci mesi"
- October 03, 2017

Secondo i giocatori, infatti, non avrebbero raggiunto il minimo carico di lavoro. Difficile che arrivi un esonero dell'allenatore francese nei prossimi giorni ma l'intenzione del club londinese sarebbe quella di trovare un accordo per la prossima stagione. (more...)
'Ozil won't leave Arsenal in January...' 'Ozil won't leave Arsenal in January...'
- October 03, 2017

Mourinho consistently spoke about his determination to sign a creative player and Ozil could fit the bill. "Luciano Spalletti knows this team has room for improvement, that is what we are working on". Even then, though, the chairman warned against anything being expected after being burned in the January market before. The 28-year-old's current deal runs out at the end of the season, and with talks at an impasse as he has continues to show no real willingness to remain at the Emirates ... (more...)
Sharma smashes century as India wrap up ODI series with victory Sharma smashes century as India wrap up ODI series with victory
- October 03, 2017

The spin trio of Patel, Kuldeep Yadav (0/48) and part- timer Kedar Jadhav (1/48) then stemmed the flow of runs. Travis Head and Stoinis tried hard to counter a persistent Indian bowling with their 87-run fifth-wicket partnership, but their departure spelt further trouble for the visitors. (more...)
How Many Franco Nevada Corp (NYSE:FNV)'s Analysts Are Bullish?
- October 03, 2017

The following firms have recently changed their position in FNV. The Welch & Forbes Llc holds 231,701 shares with $30.71M value, up from 225,974 last quarter. The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 28th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 16th were paid a $0.22 dividend. (more...)
Northwestern vs. Penn State Northwestern vs. Penn State
- October 03, 2017

I'm sitting there cheering for the guy. "He's pretty darn good". The Penn State Nittany Lions look for a nice road victory to start 6-0 for the first time since the 2008 season. He's an outstanding football player". Hamilton was named the the Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week, while Barkley earned the Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week. (more...)
Ben McAdoo not surprised by Giants rough start Ben McAdoo not surprised by Giants rough start
- October 03, 2017

You can't cry about it. This game was a must-win for the Giants, so the trainers were left with only one option to get their best playmaker back on the field as soon as possible: Unfortunately, it was a very painful option. "I don't see anyone playing scared out there", McAdoo said. Say whatever you will about Beckham's antics, superstar persona, desire to earn as much money as possible during the prime of his career or the fact the Giants haven't won anything of note with him on the roster. (more...)
New York Yankees playoff future is wild New York Yankees playoff future is wild
- October 03, 2017

Minnesota was 52-56 on August 5 and closed the season on a 33-21 run. By not winning the American League East, the Bronx Bombers find themselves in a must-win situation as they square off against the Minnesota Twins in a one-game playoff at Yankee Stadium beginning at 8 p.m. (more...)
Former WSU head coach Mike Price returns to sidelines with UTEP Former WSU head coach Mike Price returns to sidelines with UTEP
- October 03, 2017

He was head coach at UTEP from 2004-12 and took the Miners to three bowl games-2004, 2005 and 2010. Kugler's best season was in 2014 when the miners were 7-6 and played in the New Mexico Bowl. Alabama hired Price after the 2002 season to replace Dennis Franchione, but he was sacked the following spring because of conduct issues, including his behavior at a strip club while attending a golf tournament in Florida. (more...)
Man City is the Class of the EPL Man City is the Class of the EPL
- October 03, 2017

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas believes that Manchester City were better rested heading into Saturday's Premier League clash between the two clubs. Tougher tests are coming up for United , though, and this early season brilliance will be genuinely challenged for the first time by Liverpool in the first game back from the global break. (more...)
Harry Kane is undoubtedly world class-but probably not better than Ronaldo Harry Kane is undoubtedly world class-but probably not better than Ronaldo
- October 03, 2017

Last season he was sent off in the Europa League for a awful lunge in a match against Gent, an action for which he received a three game suspension, which has kept him out of Tottenham's opening two Champions League matches. Manchester United's utility man Ashley Young insists there will be no targeting of one specific competition this season as they have their sights set on winning everything they can. (more...)
Kendrick Lamar announces European tour with James Blake Kendrick Lamar announces European tour with James Blake
- October 03, 2017

Lamar will be joined by DAMN . collaborator James Blake as support, with the dates happening in February and March 2018. The two will perform 15 dates across 11 countries, starting on February 7 in Dublin. It's one of my favorite rhythms and tempos within the album. I think the feel changes. You listen from the back end, and it's nearly the duality and the contrast of the intricate Kendrick Lamar . (more...)
BHU VC finally goes on leave, before his replacement is chosen BHU VC finally goes on leave, before his replacement is chosen
- October 03, 2017

It is connected with a control room at the proctor's office, Singh said."Students may call up the helpline number and lodge complaint". The V-C, who was scheduled to retire on November 30, cited personal reasons for taking the indefinite leave on Monday, University sources said. (more...)
Denver Broncos vs Oakland Raiders Denver Broncos vs Oakland Raiders
- October 03, 2017

The Raiders' 16-10 Week 4 loss was delivered at some point between the pre-game announcement that Michael Crabtree would be unavailable with a chest injury and Derek Carr's third-quarter removal. "As a backup, you don't want to mess up any things that they already have pretty much established". The Broncos honored their former coach, Red Miller, who passed away last week, with a video tribute during the game, but Nan hoped the Broncos would go beyond: Beat those Raiders for Red. (more...)
Malaysia pace provides renewed belief — Ferrari Malaysia pace provides renewed belief — Ferrari
- October 03, 2017

Vettel had started in last place after a power unit problem in qualifying but worked his way up to fourth in a performance that emphasised the car's pace and what might have been; Hamilton was second. Formula One world champions Mercedes have some "real big problems" to fix with their auto, title favourite Lewis Hamilton said on Sunday after finishing second in the Malaysian Grand Prix . (more...)
Pogba has 'long-term' injury, United manager Mourinho says Pogba has 'long-term' injury, United manager Mourinho says
- October 03, 2017

It's nearly the same case for Nemanja Matic , who is very familiar with his former boss during their days as the Blues, and has settled into the United squad immediately. He is a fighter, a guy with lots of pride and I am really pleased I helped him reach this level and change the perception the fans have now. But the 29-year-old midfielder showed no signs of any niggling issues as he turned in another high quality performance for Mourinho's side. (more...)
The Week 6 AP Poll Top 25 Has Been Released The Week 6 AP Poll Top 25 Has Been Released
- October 03, 2017

The Alabama Crimson Tide ran over the Ole Miss Rebels, 66-3. Another mover in the AP poll this week was by Georgia. the team jumped to No. 5 following the Bulldogs' 41-0 shutout of Tennessee at Neyland Stadium. Things have been a bit rocky in Baton Rouge since head coach Les Miles was sacked. Mississippi State and LSU both dropped out of the rankings with disappointing losses on Saturday. (more...)
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...)

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