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FC Barcelona facing Las Palmas behind closed doors amid Catalan vote FC Barcelona facing Las Palmas behind closed doors amid Catalan vote
- October 05, 2017

Barca came out for kick-off in their cavernous surroundings wearing shirts bearing the red and yellow stripes of the Catalan flag, removing them before kick-off to unveil Barca's traditional red and blue - avoiding a clash with Las Palmas' canary kits. (more...)
Paulie Malignaggi Responds To Conor McGregor Calling Him Out For UFC Fight Paulie Malignaggi Responds To Conor McGregor Calling Him Out For UFC Fight
- October 05, 2017

Lee was tapped for the contest, thanks to a 9-2 run in the UFC and a five fight , winning streak. Interviewed by the UFC's FOX Sports crew shortly after his victory over Chiesa, Lee took it upon himself to drop several shots against top-ranked contender Tony Ferguson , who coincidentally happened to be operating as a desk analyst during the broadcast. (more...)
Usmanov releases statement over Arsenal shares Usmanov releases statement over Arsenal shares
- October 05, 2017

Such a purchase would take Kroenke's ownership of the club to 97 per cent, but Usmanov - who bid £1bn for his counterpart's shares in May - is not budging. With no say in Arsenal despite a huge 30% stake, selling that on to another group to compete with Kroenke would allow him to swap to Merseyside. "This I did with the purchase of the stake of my business partner Farhad Moshiri with which I increased my shareholding from 15 percent to 30 percent, and also with my proposed offer for ... (more...)
WR Davante Adams returns to Packers practice WR Davante Adams returns to Packers practice
- October 05, 2017

He was moving well on the practice field. He still has several days to complete the final stages of the protocol so he can return to play Sunday against the Cowboys. Adams was taken to a hospital for evaluation after being knocked out of the game on September 28 and was released the next day. If he is able to play, our models project Adams for 1.9 catches, 27.6 yards, and 0.3 touchdowns. (more...)
Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay plan joint bid for 2030 World Cup Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay plan joint bid for 2030 World Cup
- October 05, 2017

Uruguay hosted - and won - the very first World Cup in 1930, and their participation as joint hosts 100 years later could add extra romance to the tournament's build-up. Macri added that the three countries participating together gave "more power" to the bid. No other bid has yet been announced for the 2030 tournament, although China has declared an interest in hosting the event in the future. (more...)
Heynckes will resume a coaching career and will return to Bayern Heynckes will resume a coaching career and will return to Bayern
- October 05, 2017

Heynckes last charge of Bayern between 2011 and 2013. It will be Heynckes' fourth time at the helm at Bayern, having been in charge on a permanent basis between 1987-1991, and 2011-2013, while also taking temporary charge in 2009. It tainted relations, particularly when Heynckes later revealed he wouldn't decide whether to retire or not until the end of the campaign. In its second season, Italian barely lasted seven days of German championship (14 points of 21 and with five of Borussia ... (more...)
CALCIOMERCATO SERIE B - Colpaccio Spezia: preso Gilardino! CALCIOMERCATO SERIE B - Colpaccio Spezia: preso Gilardino!
- October 05, 2017

Questa è una Società che ha investito tanto nelle ultime stagioni, sia nel settore giovanile che nelle strutture, in certe piazze della massima serie non si vedono certe cose, ora sta a noi giocatori fare la differenza. A Gilardino il compito di risollevare, a suon di gol, le sorti di una squadra col peggiore attacco del girone e ferma a 7 punti in classifica. I rossoblù vennero sconfitti ai rigori, ma al Gila bastarono 11 minuti per realizzare di testa la rete del provvisorio vantaggio ... (more...)
Adam Gase rejects lack of chemistry as reason for sluggish offense Adam Gase rejects lack of chemistry as reason for sluggish offense
- October 05, 2017

Gase said that the Dolphins offense has too many players making mistakes, on the same play. "So there's been a few times where we've called some things and haven't been able to get the ball up, whether it's a pressure issue or [Cutler's] had to escape the pocket and had to lower his eyes". (more...)
Former Auburn QB Cam Newton gives disrespectful response to female reporter Former Auburn QB Cam Newton gives disrespectful response to female reporter
- October 05, 2017

Cam Newton made a sexist remark at his press conference on Wednesday afternoon, when he said, "It's amusing to hear a female talk about routes". "It's amusing to hear a female talk about routes", Newton said, drawing out the word "routes" and pausing before giving his answer. (more...)
Justin Thomas named PGA Tour player of the year Justin Thomas named PGA Tour player of the year
- October 05, 2017

Xander Schauffele was voted the PGA Tour's Rookie of the Year for the 2016-17 season after the 23-year-old La Jolla, Calif. native notched a pair of victories during his rookie campaign, the Tour announced Tuesday. That work begins Thursday at Silverado Resort and Spa, where Mickelson will be the headliner among such competitors as Sam Saunders, Arnold Palmer's grandson who spent the PGA Tour's offseason duking it out and winning his playing card at last week's Web.com Tour Championship. (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 PC Update Out Now Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 PC Update Out Now
- October 05, 2017

Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 update is now out so players can finally get an improved experience. In terms of difficulty, Amateur and Semi-pro are now slightly more forgiving. Visual improvements to some FUT item types. From a gameplay perspective, players should see more timely reactions from goalkeepers in "certain in-game situations", and shot accuracy has been reduced somewhat. (more...)
What Are Analysts Opinions On Eli Lilly and Company (LLY) What Are Analysts Opinions On Eli Lilly and Company (LLY)
- October 05, 2017

The company has grown sales at a -2.70% annual rate over the past five years, putting it in the low growth category. About 678,682 shares traded. On Friday, Shares of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) expressed a change of 0.64% and closed its trade at $85.54. (more...)
Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN), Incyte Corporation (INCY)
- October 05, 2017

Many investors will opt to use multiple time periods when examining moving averages. Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN ) now has 1.09 million shares outstanding, which means that its market capitalization is $15.05B. The company was able to keep return on investment at 11.20% in the last twelve months. The overall volume in the last trading session was 9.15 million shares. (more...)
NFL players wrong on national anthem, President Trump NFL players wrong on national anthem, President Trump
- October 05, 2017

The owner of a chain of vehicle dealerships in New Jersey has pulled his company's advertisements from the remainder of NFL games this season because of the national anthem controversy. Imagine thinking that if only the National Football League had done something about Colin Kaepernick none of this would be happening right now. Kaepernick called Supreme Justice Ginsburg's criticism "disappointing". (more...)
Katie Nolan is back in the game Katie Nolan is back in the game
- October 05, 2017

Katie Nolan is headed to ESPN . In the earliest part of her tenure at Fox Sports , she served as a digital correspondent for the Regis Philbin-hosted program, " Crowd Goes Wild ". ESPN was known to be interested in Nolan, even as it pink-slipped about 100 staffers last spring, many of them on-air personalities. Nolan said: "I could not be more excited to have a prominent digital presence while also making appearances across ESPN studio programming". (more...)
UFC's Matt Hughes Emotional Return to Hospital ... Nurses Honored for Work UFC's Matt Hughes Emotional Return to Hospital ... Nurses Honored for Work
- October 05, 2017

John's Hospital in Springfield, Illinois received the DAISY Award - which recognizes extraordinary efforts in their field. Though Hughes has not been shown often in public since the accident, the video of him honoring his nurses at St. Hughes had been hospitalized at St. John's for weeks after his truck collided with an oncoming train in IL on June 16 and he was airlifted for treatment because of severe head injuries. (more...)
Hamilton tells Mercedes what he wants for Japan Hamilton tells Mercedes what he wants for Japan
- October 05, 2017

Vettel finished 19 seconds ahead of Valtteri Bottas and closed to within 10 seconds of Hamilton in the closing stages before settling for fourth. On paper it should suit them again, but there is also an air of uncertainty with Red Bull very much in the mix after Max Verstappen's victory at Sepang . (more...)
Iman Shumpert Clears Air With Tyronn Lue After Difficult Offseason Iman Shumpert Clears Air With Tyronn Lue After Difficult Offseason
- October 05, 2017

Dave McMenamin of ESPN.com reported the news Tuesday, noting the meeting came after Shumpert's role was reduced in the NBA Finals loss to the Golden State Warriors and "with his name being mentioned in several trade scenarios". He'll probably be guarding that guy so he's able to help and quarterback and cover up for any mistakes that we have. Cleveland lost by 19. The depth the Cavaliers have on their roster for the upcoming season gives Shumpert hope that Lue won't have to rely so ... (more...)
School 'devastated' after special-ed teacher killed in Vegas massacre School 'devastated' after special-ed teacher killed in Vegas massacre
- October 05, 2017

Joseph in Rutland, Vt. Muench said he was "absolutely stunned" when he heard about Casey's death. This week he held her as she lay dying, gunned down while the pair should have been enjoying a music festival in Las Vegas. "Everybody loved her, she was very good academically, very hard worker, I worked with her at one of the local restaurants, just all around friendly", said Norse. (more...)
Mets let go longtime pitching coach and head trainer Mets let go longtime pitching coach and head trainer
- October 05, 2017

Warthen, the Mets' pitching coach since 2008, was offered another role in the organization but the Mets did not indicate whether he accepted it. Ramirez then nearly derailed the career of Carlos Beltran who went against the trainer's wishes and underwent knee surgery. (more...)
It's T10 time! Cricket's newest format launched in Dubai It's T10 time! Cricket's newest format launched in Dubai
- October 05, 2017

Since the first T20 global between Australia and New Zealand in Auckland in 2005, the format has spread like wildfire, with six World T20 tournaments attracting crowds and money in equal measure and tournaments like the Indian Premier League and the Australian Big Bash League becoming prominent in the annual calendars. (more...)
LaMelo Ball to Play Home-Schooled Basketball LaMelo Ball to Play Home-Schooled Basketball
- October 05, 2017

LaVar Ball announced earlier this week that he is pulling his son LaMelo out of high school so he can be home schooled, and issues the elder Ball had with LaMelo's coach could have played a role in the decision . "I'm not dealing with the administration over there". "OK, y'all got all that going on, let's see how you do without my tutelage. So therefore I'm going to home-school him and make him the best basketball player ever". (more...)
Stunning Samsung HMD Odyssey Microsoft Mixed Reality headset goes official, out soon Stunning Samsung HMD Odyssey Microsoft Mixed Reality headset goes official, out soon
- October 04, 2017

The Windows Mixed Reality headset from Samsung features dual-AMOLED display . That being said, their refresh rate are still the same at 90Hz. The 110-degree field of view allows users to discover paramount virtual experiences around them. (more...)
EPL clubs confirm attendance at Premier League Live Bengaluru EPL clubs confirm attendance at Premier League Live Bengaluru
- October 04, 2017

Premier League club officials are set to vote today in London on Premier League executive chairman Richard Scudamore's proposed change on how the money from worldwide broadcasting rights is distributed among teams. The next meeting of all Premier League clubs is scheduled to take place in November, though it is possible that the proposal could be amended before it is put up for discussion again. (more...)
Premier League to decide on new TV money plan Premier League to decide on new TV money plan
- October 04, 2017

Interesting taking a look at the average Premier League attendances so far this season. English Premier League club chiefs are gathering in London today for what is being touted in some quarters as one of the most important meetings since the league's creation in 1992. (more...)
Manchester United have improved but they won't win Premier League - Craig Burley Manchester United have improved but they won't win Premier League - Craig Burley
- October 04, 2017

Tottenham Hotspur thrashed host Huddersfield Town 4-0 thanks to a brace by Harry Kane and pair of goals from Welshman Ben Davies and Frenchman Moussa Sissoko. Watford have scored 33.3% of their Premier League goals in the final 15 minutes of the game. With eight of those draws coming at home, Old Trafford was branded the "Theatre of Draws" by pundits and fans alike. (more...)
World Cup teams arrive in Kochi today World Cup teams arrive in Kochi today
- October 04, 2017

On a muggy Thursday evening in Mumbai , when humidity clung to the body like an invisible hot towel, Brazil's under-17 team played a practice match against New Zealand at the Mumbai Football Arena. "Particularly in World Cups, acclimatisation and getting used to the culture and the surroundings is going to be important". Ticket sales for the Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 World Cup has been a bit of an issue, with tournament director Javier Ceppi showing some ... (more...)
Chris Smalling: I'm lucky to play with Romelu Lukaku and Harry Kane Chris Smalling: I'm lucky to play with Romelu Lukaku and Harry Kane
- October 04, 2017

Kane may well have to leave his boyhood club if he is to win major honours, and Carragher's statement may be leaning onto that aspect more , with some comments getting lost in translation a little. Davies doubled the lead after 16 minutes, easily beating Lossl after some wonderful Spurs build-up play before Kane grabbed a brilliant third for Spurs after just 23 minutes. (more...)
Pique offers to resign from Spain team amid Catalan referendum violence Pique offers to resign from Spain team amid Catalan referendum violence
- October 04, 2017

Two goals from Lionel Messi after Sergio Busquets opened the scoring saw the Catalan side win 3-0. Ahead of Sunday's vote, the Spanish league had suggested that Barcelona , along with the region's other top-flight clubs Girona and Espanyol, could be expelled from the league's top division La Liga competition if Catalonia seceded, according to Marca , a Spanish sports newspaper. (more...)
Everton, West Ham United consider Theo Walcott move Everton, West Ham United consider Theo Walcott move
- October 04, 2017

And the report claims Walcott will not be short of offers if Arsenal decide to call time on his 11-year spell in north London. The winger joined from Southampton back in January 2006. And, according to Calciomercato, if Walcott is shown the door in January Inter are keen to snap him up. Walcott has been a good servant for the club and has certainly had his moments on the pitch. (more...)