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Hornets' Nicolas Batum Tears Elbow Ligament, Out At Least Six Weeks Hornets' Nicolas Batum Tears Elbow Ligament, Out At Least Six Weeks
- October 06, 2017

The 28-year-old Frenchman left Wednesday night's preseason game against the Detroit Pistons , and it doesn't look like he's returning to the court anytime soon. "Batum, a 6'7" versatile defender who can guard multiple positions, averaged 15.1 points, 6.2 rebounds and 5.9 assists a year ago as the Hornets went 36-46 and missed the playoffs. (more...)
Packers avoid NFL's parity party despite injuries
- October 06, 2017

Green Bay is banged up, and may have a tough time here. Aaron Rodgers has experience in this department. Prescott is a QB1 with some moderate upside. The Cowboys would slip to 2-3 with defeat this week. "But as you grow as a player, and you start thinking about championships, it doesn't really matter who catches the ball". (more...)
Chargers cut struggling rookie kicker Younghoe Koo Chargers cut struggling rookie kicker Younghoe Koo
- October 06, 2017

The Los Angeles Chargers have signed kicker Nick Novak and waived Younghoe Koo on Thursday. Novak is a 10-year veteran who was the Chargers' kicker from 2011-14. The 36-year-old spent the past two seasons with the Texans , but lost his job to former UCLA kicker Ka'imi Fairbairn after training camp this year. (more...)
Ranking all 16 potential World Series matchups in terms of marketability Ranking all 16 potential World Series matchups in terms of marketability
- October 06, 2017

Los Angeles has home-field advantage because it finished the regular season with the best record in baseball , but the Cubs will play spoiler to earn back-to-back World Series appearances. Only a year ago, the Chicago Cubs ended the longest title drought in North American sports history, winning their first World Series crown since 1908 by defeating Cleveland in a dramatic seventh-game showdown. (more...)
Ryan Giggs predicts where Chelsea, Man United will finish Ryan Giggs predicts where Chelsea, Man United will finish
- October 05, 2017

The Belgian arrived back to England from Wolfsburg in 2015. De Bruyne perhaps has had a slightly bigger impact for City with his overall performances but both players have made a major contribution towards the excellent start to the season that Pep Guardiola's team have made. (more...)
Green Bay Packers vs. Dallas Cowboys - Free NFL Pick
- October 05, 2017

The Rams' 168 rushing yards were the second-most surrendered by the Cowboys this season (only the Week 2 debacle in Denver was worse), and more than 50 yards greater than any team posted against the Cowboys in 2016. Getting Rodgers going early is key, as the Packers have struggled to put up points in the first half. Aaron Jones led the Packers' ground attack with 13 carries for 49 rushing yards and a touchdown, while Jordy Nelson led the receivers with 75 yards and a pair of TD grabs ... (more...)
Jose Mourinho 'plans to rest Antonio Valencia' Jose Mourinho 'plans to rest Antonio Valencia'
- October 05, 2017

The Sweden global, a £31m ($41m) summer arrival from Benfica , has made only four appearances for United this season and is yet to make his Premier League debut, with Mourinho opting for Phil Jones and Eric Bailly as his first-choice centre-back pairing. (more...)
NRA open to regulation of bump stocks
- October 05, 2017

The statement came from NRA leaders Wayne LaPierre and Chris Cox. On the way to survey damage in Puerto Rico, President Trump praised first responders and addressed gun legislation: "The police department has done such an incredible job, and we'll be talking about gun laws as time goes by". (more...)
Manchester: a city bound for glory? Manchester: a city bound for glory?
- October 05, 2017

Newcastle have picked up the most red cards against one club, having racked up a total of six dismissals in games against Liverpool. According to the league's figures, nearly $1 billion was split evenly among the clubs last season while the remaining amount was handed out in facility fees which take into account the amount of times a team is shown live on television while merit payments reward a club's final position in the league. (more...)
Xabi Alonso predicts who will become next Liverpool manager
- October 05, 2017

Former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso has backed Steven Gerrard to become a future first-team manager at the club. And Alonso, who starred in midfield with Gerrard for five years at Anfield between 2004 and 2009, believes he will be ready for the senior job before too long. (more...)
Raheem Sterling given full backing of Gareth Southgate Raheem Sterling given full backing of Gareth Southgate
- October 05, 2017

He's also added Harry Winks to the squad after others withdrew due to injury. Jack Butland might have to wait until England's second match to get on the pitch. After Wayne Rooney announced his retirement from global football, Gareth Southgate has a very important decision to make. In his tweet, Shearer gave a little nod to Kane chasing his all-time Premier League goal tally. (more...)
Massa hopes for Williams stay Massa hopes for Williams stay
- October 05, 2017

The Brazilian, who un-retired to rejoin Williams at the start of the year to replace the departing Valtteri Bottas , remains in talks with the team about extending his stay at Grove. "Williams knows 100% what I can give to the team". Renault team managers said at the time that Kubica's Hungaroring test session was created to evaluate his chance of a potential comeback next year. (more...)
Mats Hummels Backs Jurgen Klopp To Succeed At Liverpool Mats Hummels Backs Jurgen Klopp To Succeed At Liverpool
- October 05, 2017

Mats Hummels says he's keeping a close eye on his former boss Jürgen Klopp as he tries to work his magic at Anfield. "I'm following Jurgen Klopp really closely because of the seven years we had when he coached me at Borussia Dortmund ", the Bayern centre-back told Sky Sports . (more...)
Who is Pooja Kadian and what is Wushu? Who is Pooja Kadian and what is Wushu?
- October 05, 2017

Hong Kong collected five gold, three silver and three bronze medals to secure the third place. The semi-final match between him and China's Wang Yongjie finished 0-0, however, the Yongjie was given a technical victory and eventually, won the gold medal. (more...)
Padres look to future as they face Dodgers Padres look to future as they face Dodgers
- October 05, 2017

The numbers favor Wood as a starter, at least against the Dodgers' most likely opponents in the division series. Darvish (10-12, 4-3 since joining the Dodgers ) had one of his best outings since coming to Los Angeles in a trade deadline deal from Texas, his slider biting hard against the overwhelmed Padres. (more...)
Yankees add three pitchers to roster for ALDS against Indians Yankees add three pitchers to roster for ALDS against Indians
- October 05, 2017

Oh, by the way, let's not forget about that 22-game winning streak the Tribe rolled off in the second half which propelled them to the best finish in baseball this season. "Top to bottom, they have a really good lineup", Gray said. They are really well balanced. So how do you pick a victor of this series when they both can hit and pitch well? With all the off days the postseason brings, Kluber can be ready in time for a Game 5 if necessary, so the decision is a sound one from that ... (more...)
'Noose' found in Michigan State dorm was actually lost shoelace
- October 05, 2017

Here are the keys to beating the Spartans and improving to 5-0. So, yes. No matter how you spin it, this year's Wolverines are a great team. Brian Lewerke is the first true dual-threat quarterback MI has seen this season, and that type of player has given the Wolverines fits in the past. (more...)
Vikings sign Stevan Ridley for depth at RB position Vikings sign Stevan Ridley for depth at RB position
- October 05, 2017

Ridley is signing a deal with the Vikings on Thursday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Cook sustained a season-ending ACL tear in Sunday's 14-7 loss to the Detroit Lions. In four preseason games, he carried 38 times for 109 yards for a 2.9 average. After staying with the Patriots from 2011 through the 2014 season, he played with the New York Jets in 2015 and the Atlanta Falcons in 2016. (more...)
Syria's Soma puts World Cup play-off on knife-edge Syria's Soma puts World Cup play-off on knife-edge
- October 05, 2017

The tension in the opening 30 minutes reflected the importance of the fixture and the scrappy nature of proceedings came as little surprise in such stifling conditions. Syria's World Cup dreams should have been effectively ended soon after the break when Tomi Juric hit the post twice in quick succession, but they did not let that scare affect them. (more...)
Free for Red Wings Fans: Octopus Squeeze Balls! Free for Red Wings Fans: Octopus Squeeze Balls!
- October 05, 2017

A player that did make the Red Wings this season is Martin Frk . Starting outside the Little Caesars Arena Garage, all current Red Wings players and select alumni will walk the red carpet down the center of Chevrolet Plaza to enter Little Caesars Arena. (more...)
Andrew Flintoff willing to help Ben Stokes after suspension Andrew Flintoff willing to help Ben Stokes after suspension
- October 05, 2017

Then the likes of Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow, who I think is fantastic. The Ashes kick off in Brisbane on November the 23rd, where Australia will look to reclaim the Urn after relinquishing the most coveted prize in cricket in England back in 2015. (more...)
Conor McGregor: Tony Ferguson brands UFC champ ab**** and wants title fight Conor McGregor: Tony Ferguson brands UFC champ ab**** and wants title fight
- October 05, 2017

The first fighter in UFC history to hold two titles simultaneously entered the "The Money Fight " with no professional boxing experience to his name, a fact which led many to completely write off his chances of coming out of the contest victorious. (more...)
Cleveland Indians to start Trevor Bauer in Game 1 of ALDS Cleveland Indians to start Trevor Bauer in Game 1 of ALDS
- October 05, 2017

On the same field where their magical 2016 postseason ended November 2 in a light rain and extra innings, the Indians will open the division series tonight against Judge and the New York Yankees , who rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins in the AL wild-card game. (more...)
Texas A&M to honor former coach Gene Stallings during Alabama game
- October 05, 2017

In addition to recognizing the team, "1967" will be painted in the end zones to commemorate the title. He has the most tackles for loss on the team, with four, 3.5 of which came in the season opener against Florida State, a performance that led to his being named SEC Defensive Player of the Week. (more...)
Wales Striker Reckons They Can Cope With The Loss Of Gareth Bale Wales Striker Reckons They Can Cope With The Loss Of Gareth Bale
- October 05, 2017

That would make it a different problem to the one that saw Bale substituted at Borussia Dortmund on September 26 and miss Sunday's win over Espanyol. The 28-year-old missed Real Madrid's LaLiga clash with Espanyol on Sunday night but reported to the Wales camp the following morning. (more...)
Montana drivers 2nd in USA for likelihood of hitting a deer Montana drivers 2nd in USA for likelihood of hitting a deer
- October 05, 2017

The insurance company determined the odds of any single American driver hitting a deer, moose, elk or caribou throughout July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017 across each state and Washington, D.C. "When you're making those early morning commutes make sure that you're not out driving your headlights, make sure you are out keeping your speed reasonable for the conditions so you can actually see a road hazard if one should present itself". (more...)
Michael Owen: The big difference Jose Mourinho has made at Man United Michael Owen: The big difference Jose Mourinho has made at Man United
- October 05, 2017

Last season, even with Ibrahimović's impressive 17 Premier League goals in his debut season, United still drew 15 of their 38 league games. The Sweden global, who signed from Benfica in the summer for a fee of £30million, has made just four appearances this season and is yet to make his Premier League bow. (more...)
Nationwide Fund Advisors Buys New Stake in Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO)
- October 05, 2017

The stock of Novo Nordisk A S (ADR) (NYSE:NVO) earned "Strong Buy" rating by Jyske Bank on Monday, October 19. About 268,194 shares traded. Novo Nordisk A S (ADR) (NYSE:NVO) has declined 23.93% since October 2, 2016 and is downtrending. Proficio Capital Partners LLC now owns 2,472 shares of the company's stock worth $103,000 after purchasing an additional 1,505 shares during the period. (more...)
Mourinho has street named after him in Portugal Mourinho has street named after him in Portugal
- October 05, 2017

Manchester United did fail in their attempt to mount a serious title challenge but they still managed to win the League Cup for a fifth time, as well as winning the Uefa Europa League for the first time in their history, thus guaranteeing Champions League qualification despite finishing sixth in the league. (more...)
Aaron Ramsey: 'Alexandre Lacazette has settled at Arsenal' Aaron Ramsey: 'Alexandre Lacazette has settled at Arsenal'
- October 05, 2017

Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez is facing an uncertain future at the Emirates Stadium after entering the final 12 months of his current contract with the Gunners. Also, the fact that there are quite a few French players in the club has made the transition much easier for me. The pace of the game is also very different - I now really understand what it means to play box to box. (more...)