Sports


NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) Sees the Tape Move 1.10%
- October 07, 2017

In other Nike news, CAO Hilary K. Krane sold 28,072 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 14th. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of NKE in report on Wednesday, June 29 with "Outperform" rating. The shares were sold at an average price of $53.45, for a total value of $855,200.00. Also, insider Eric D. Sprunk sold 112,323 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Friday, July 28th. (more...)
Pakistan remove Dinesh Chandimal, pick fourth wicket against Sri Lanka Pakistan remove Dinesh Chandimal, pick fourth wicket against Sri Lanka
- October 07, 2017

Their relative inexperience is an Achilles Heel the visitors must capitalise on if they wish to win the second Test. Amir was one of the two wicket-takers in Dubai but his length sometimes allowed batsmen to work him around on a flat pitch. (more...)
Goffin takes another step towards London, Mannarino awaits in final Goffin takes another step towards London, Mannarino awaits in final
- October 07, 2017

Belgian David Goffin continued his rise up the Emirates ATP Race To London and into contention for a spot at the Nitto ATP Finals on Friday when he reached the semi-finals of the Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships 2017. "When you've won a lot of matches you know how to play the important moment - you have a great feeling on court, confidence", Goffin said. The victory extends Goffin's winning streak to eight matches, including four in winning his first title since 2014 in Shenzhen ... (more...)
Boston's Mookie Betts leaves Game 2 with a wrist injury
- October 07, 2017

Boston Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts was lifted from Game 2 in the eighth inning after aggravating a left wrist injury. "So we fully respect and understood the opponent, and they're playing like that". The Red Sox staff has been embarrassed by Houston's major-league leading offense, one that collectively hit.282 this season, nearly 10 points better than the next best-hitting team. (more...)
Syria keep World Cup hopes alive Syria keep World Cup hopes alive
- October 07, 2017

The winner of the tie advances to a two-legged inter-continental playoff against the fourth-placed side from the Concacaf region next month with a berth at next year's World Cup finals in Russian Federation awaiting the victors. The critical moment came with six minutes to go, when Leckie made contact with Soma as they both leaped to head a high ball and Faghani blew for the penalty. (more...)
Chelsea may face fight to keep Courtois Chelsea may face fight to keep Courtois
- October 07, 2017

Blues owner Roman Abramovich wants the club's No 1 to stay at Stamford Bridge, with Courtois viewed among the top five goalkeepers in world football. One thing Real Madrid are known for it's poaching key players from the Premier League . The other big candidate to move to the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu is, of course, the man who has been discussed for a very long time, David de Gea . (more...)
Stars goalie Ben Bishop leaves game after taking shot to the mask Stars goalie Ben Bishop leaves game after taking shot to the mask
- October 07, 2017

The Golden Knights also spoiled coach Ken Hitchcock's return to Dallas 18 years after he directed the franchise's only Stanley Cup title. He was sacked during the 2001-02 season, the only one in a span of 11 that the Stars missed the playoffs. (more...)
Spain qualify for 2018 World Cup Spain qualify for 2018 World Cup
- October 07, 2017

In the team Spain , the player Alvaro Morata is lost due to injury, The team has no help from the political side and they are offering to quit the national team. La Roja's 3-0 victory against Albania , combined with Italy's failure to beat FYR Macedonia , saw the 2010 World Cup winners clinch Group G's top spot. (more...)
Cleveland Indians at New York Yankees Cleveland Indians at New York Yankees
- October 07, 2017

With men on second and third, pinch-hitter Lonnie Chisenhall stepped to the plate, immediately looking overwhelmed. Chisenhall deserves credit for forcing the pivotal, and contentious, pitch - he fell behind, 0-2, and stayed alive by fouling off four consecutive 97-mph fastball. (more...)
Golden Knights Trade Goalie Pickard to Maple Leafs Golden Knights Trade Goalie Pickard to Maple Leafs
- October 07, 2017

Pickard became expendable to Vegas after the organization claimed Malcolm Subban off waivers from Boston. He was signed to a two-year, $1.7 Million contract during the summer, but only after the Leafs had attempted unsuccessfully to sign free agent Mike Condon away from the Ottawa Senators. (more...)
Beyoncé And Jay-Z Step Out With Twins Beyoncé And Jay-Z Step Out With Twins
- October 07, 2017

Jay Z seen carrying their twins. The Texan diva looked stylish in a loose fitting outfit, but according to a close source, since welcoming the latest additions to her family, Queen Bey, who thought she had it all figured out, is discovering otherwise. (more...)
F1: Alonso hit with 35-place grid drop for Japanese GP F1: Alonso hit with 35-place grid drop for Japanese GP
- October 07, 2017

The change means Alonso has now used eight internal combustion engines, eight MGU-Ks, 10 MGU-Hs, 10 turbochargers, seven hybrid batteries and six control electronics this season. Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas will also receive a five-place grid penalty after the Finn was forced to make a gearbox change to his auto. McLaren is due to use Renault engines in 2018 and Honda will supply Toro Rosso. (more...)
Ole Miss to officially change its mascot Ole Miss to officially change its mascot
- October 07, 2017

The decision to oust Rebel the Bear follows a student government led poll where 81 percent of more than 4,100 respondents endorsed the Landshark as the school's new mascot. Two attempts to force a statewide constitutional referendum on enshrining Colonel Reb have failed to gather enough signatures to make the ballot. Ole Miss' new mascot will be the "Landshark", which has been an unofficial nickname for the university's athletic teams for almost a decade. (more...)
Week 5: San Francisco at Indianapolis by the numbers
- October 07, 2017

All those Hall of Fame names. He's nearly guaranteed to surpass that record against his former team Sunday as he sets his sight on Jerome Bettis at No. He'll still put his face right on you. Overall this season, San Francisco has done a decent job in pass protection, especially from the tackle positions. (more...)
PM Modi welcomes the world for India's first FIFA tournament PM Modi welcomes the world for India's first FIFA tournament
- October 07, 2017

We will provide them with to-and-fro transport too. The Indian defence was caught napping but Josh Sargent could only hit it straight at keeper Dheeraj who did well to make himself big. As the host nation, India will also be participating in the World Cup for the first time. Speaking to TNT-The Northeast Today, Eugeneson Lyngdoh, a renowned football professional from Meghalaya and member of the Indian Senior Team when asked about his take on the tournament and message to the U-17 team ... (more...)
Florida Executes Michael Lambrix For Killing Man, Woman Florida Executes Michael Lambrix For Killing Man, Woman
- October 07, 2017

Lambrix was seeking a late stay from the U.S. Supreme Court on the grounds that his death sentence should be considered unconstitutional, citing a 2016 ruling that Florida was allowing judges to exercise authority that belonged to juries. (more...)
Pittsburgh Steelers Week Five Preview Pittsburgh Steelers Week Five Preview
- October 07, 2017

How about the fact that the Jaguars have the NFL's top-rated pass defense and lowest-rated run defense? Likewise, Jacksonville's offense isn't exactly dynamic, either. But the Jaguars defense will be a tough nut to crack. DE Calais Campbell is tied for second in the National Football League with 5.5 sacks. That is strength on strength to be sure. (more...)
Chelsea hero Ray Wilkins questions Nemanja Matic transfer Chelsea hero Ray Wilkins questions Nemanja Matic transfer
- October 07, 2017

Obviously there are more creative central midfield players around and everybody will go to the flare ones . Manchester United legend Denis Irwin has stressed the importance of having Nemanja Matic in the team, saying that it has allowed the Red Devils to be more forward thinking this season. (more...)
American Hurd wins all-around title at gymnastics world championships American Hurd wins all-around title at gymnastics world championships
- October 07, 2017

Top U.S. qualifier Ragan Smith withdrew right before the all-around final after rolling her ankle while warming up on vault. Hurd did so after finishing sixth at the P&G Championships in August and sneaking onto the four-woman world team at a September selection camp. (more...)
Defending champion Brendan Steele shares Safeway Open lead Defending champion Brendan Steele shares Safeway Open lead
- October 07, 2017

It was not a particularly good day for the four Australians in the field, Matt Jones, Greg Chalmers and Monday qualifier, Stephen Allan, recording rounds of 72 to be in 61st place while Aaron Baddeley opened with a round of 73 to be in 87th place. (more...)
Injury Report: Seattle Seahawks at Los Angeles Rams Injury Report: Seattle Seahawks at Los Angeles Rams
- October 07, 2017

Getting a running game established without Chris Carson will be a priority as well. The Rams with All-Pro tackle Aaron Donald and edge rushers Robert Quinn and Michael Brockers have given Seattle problems on the line of scrimmage for years. (more...)
Facebook Inc (FB) Expected To Join Bidding For Premier League Streaming Rights Facebook Inc (FB) Expected To Join Bidding For Premier League Streaming Rights
- October 07, 2017

It has been suggested they may not to comply with interview demands of overseas broadcasters, but this would put them at risk of being fined, with the money going back to the Premier League. Of a potential collaboration with Sky or BT, Reed said it was "way too early to speculate on how we might participate in something like that or whether we might participate". (more...)
Vettel sizzles in wet Suzuka practice Vettel sizzles in wet Suzuka practice
- October 07, 2017

Hamilton and Ricciardo had already set their low-fuel times before the session was suspended, with the Red Bull holding the edge in the middle sector while Mercedes was the team to beat in the final sector. While he has won at Suzuka on two previous occasions in 2014 and 2015, Hamilton has never taken pole position around the circuit. "It feels back to normal, so I'm ready to race". (more...)
Lewis Hamilton reveals Mercedes boost in Japan as Malaysia problems fade Lewis Hamilton reveals Mercedes boost in Japan as Malaysia problems fade
- October 07, 2017

Mercedes and Ferrari face a testing Saturday at the Japanese GP after heavy rain severely curtailed running at Suzuka in Friday practice. The morning session was mostly dry and all drivers took the opportunity to get some track time. As a result, the start was delayed by 45 minutes as drains overflowed and rivers of water coursed down inclines at the undulating track. By the time the second session started the likelihood of wet qualifying outweighed by the risk of having to fix a auto ... (more...)
Titans QB Mariota questionable for Dolphins Titans QB Mariota questionable for Dolphins
- October 07, 2017

On Friday, the Titans listed Mariota as questionable against the Dolphins after he was limited in practice for the third day in a row because of a hamstring injury . Brandon Weeden would be active as Cassel's backup if Mariota was out. "We're not putting him to a point where he could make it any worse, so he actually feels pretty good right now", Mularkey said. (more...)
Tom Brady leads New England Patriots to important Thursday night win
- October 07, 2017

The Bucs are lackluster on the ground, and middle of the pack in points scored/against, but have a risky aerial attack led by quarterback Jameis Winston . Tampa Bay ran for 91 yards and Winston's 56.5 completion percentage was his worst since a week-15 loss to the Dallas Cowboys last season. The Bucs didn't have a third-down conversion until late in the third quarter, and Martin's 1-yard TD came on a drive the Patriots kept alive with a hands-to-the-face penalty on third down. (more...)
Hart hits back at critics Hart hits back at critics
- October 07, 2017

After some shaky performances for club and country, Hart's form has come under the microscope but he claimed this display was not in response to any criticism, as he gives such matters little attention. Terry Venables had the nation in thrall - in sharp contrast to the response of fans as England limped over the line and into next summer's World Cup finals in Russian Federation. (more...)
Rory McIlroy reveals the reason he dislikes Roy Keane Rory McIlroy reveals the reason he dislikes Roy Keane
- October 07, 2017

McIlroy revealed his personal willingness to interact with his fans stems from a soul-crushing encounter with the Manchester United idol, who refused to sign an autograph. "I'd pay a lot to watch Sir Alex knock him out", the golfer said. "This year has not been anywhere near as bad as the year as I had in 2013 and I bounced back from that pretty well the year after". (more...)
MMA Preview - Demetrious Johnson vs Ray Borg at UFC 216 MMA Preview - Demetrious Johnson vs Ray Borg at UFC 216
- October 07, 2017

Johnson is the best fighter on the planet and has no real holes, so while I think Borg is the most well-rounded and balanced fighter Johnson has faced outside of Joseph Benavidez, I still believe the gap between the two is ginormous and "Mighty Mouse" will once again demonstrate his dominance. (more...)
Astros' Altuve hits 3 homers, Yankees lose Astros' Altuve hits 3 homers, Yankees lose
- October 07, 2017

But if any of the voters had yet to submit ballots, then maybe this game changed their minds. Especially against Jose Altuve who hit two home runs off of Chris Sale . The Red Sox are +107 underdogs with the over/underruns total for the game at 10.5 runs. Nunez missed all but one of the Red Sox' final 20 regular season games and had to be carried off the field following his first at-bat against the Astros. (more...)