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No. 11 Washington State handles OR to remain unbeaten No. 11 Washington State handles OR to remain unbeaten
- October 08, 2017

OR took over from their 24 yard line. Still, his command of the offense led to multiple big plays. The Oregon Defense played well. "Some of it is we had a lot of guys that started a lot past year and I think they've continued to get better". (more...)
Kiwi steals pole with track record at iconic race Kiwi steals pole with track record at iconic race
- October 08, 2017

He finished ahead of Holden David Reynolds (2:04.27) and Ford's 2014 Bathurst champion Mark Winterbottom (2:04.49). His practice lap effort of 2:04.14 smashed Holden great Jamie Whincup's 2015 mark by 0.76 of a second. "This is something I will certainly never forget". And it seemed McLaughlin might struggle to deliver. McLaughlin flirted with disaster on his maximum-commitment run, dropping two wheels into the grass at 200km/h on the exit of McPhillamy Park before wriggling the ... (more...)
Ferrari's Vettel lays down early marker in Japan Ferrari's Vettel lays down early marker in Japan
- October 08, 2017

A heavy crash for Romain Grosjean at the top of the Esses in the closing stages of Q1 brought that segment to an early end, which prevented any of the lower runners from bettering their benchmark times . Vettel's time came after the removal of Sainz's battered vehicle, the four-time world champion pointing his finger angrily at Sauber's Marcus Ericsson as he crossed the line. (more...)
FC Barcelona to join Catalan strike today FC Barcelona to join Catalan strike today
- October 08, 2017

The Catalan government offered a rosier picture, saying that it would do everything possible to help regional businesses. The influential Catalan business lobby Cercle d'Economia said on Wednesday it was extremely anxious by the prospect of Catalonia declaring independence from Spain and called for leaders from both sides to start talks. (more...)
Vegas Shooter Booked Hotel Rooms Overlooking Lollapalooza Vegas Shooter Booked Hotel Rooms Overlooking Lollapalooza
- October 08, 2017

In an interview with '60 Minutes, ' four officers who were the first to storm into Paddock's rented hotel room reveal new details about the deadliest shooting in American history. He had no criminal record, no known history of mental illness and no outward signs of social disaffection, political discontent or extremist ideology, police said. (more...)
Fabricio Werdum Demolishes Late Replacement Walt Harris With Early Armbar Fabricio Werdum Demolishes Late Replacement Walt Harris With Early Armbar
- October 08, 2017

The UFC also released an official statement regarding the switch. Harris was planning on going up against a striker tonight at UFC 216 in Las Vegas, but instead he got stuck with one of - if not the - best grappler in the heavyweight division...and it showed. (more...)
Tracy McGrady joins Orlando Magic as special assistant to CEO Tracy McGrady joins Orlando Magic as special assistant to CEO
- October 08, 2017

McGrady will also reportedly help promote the team's G League affiliate, the Lakeland Magic, who are slated to begin their inaugural season this fall. McGrady played 15 seasons in the National Basketball Association with Orlando , Toronto, Houston, New York, Detroit, Atlanta and San Antonio before retiring in 2013. (more...)
JT Brown, Lightning forward, raises fist during national anthem JT Brown, Lightning forward, raises fist during national anthem
- October 08, 2017

But he did in Sunrise on Saturday with his first chance. The 27-year-old Brown, who was scratched for Tampa Bay's season-opening win against Florida , remained standing throughout the anthem Saturday night. Protests during the National Anthem have finally made their way to the NHL. "Some will tell you that's disrespecting the military", Brown said. The protest culminated in a massive demonstration late last month after President Donald Trump called players who don't stand up "sons of ... (more...)
How to Watch Wisconsin vs. Nebraska How to Watch Wisconsin vs. Nebraska
- October 08, 2017

Before the break, the Huskers navigated the field for a Drew Brown field goal to reach the half time score. Wisconsin tagged on a 37-yard field goal by Rafael Gaglianone after marching 11 plays for 61 yards over 5:47 on its first offensive possession to extend its lead to 10-3. (more...)
UFC 216: Demetrious Johnson creates history with dominant win over Borg UFC 216: Demetrious Johnson creates history with dominant win over Borg
- October 08, 2017

At best, the challenger was able to move forward, but mostly because of Johnson's superior movement - Johnson was never really in danger. Borg grabbed a leg, but once again was thwarted. Then he went with a high left kick that forced Borg to block it. Moments later, Johnson kicked to the body. Johnson continued to dominate proceedings and took Borg back to the ground, peppering him with hard elbows and attempting several submission attempts before the buzzer. (more...)
Hamlin earns pole playoff race at Charlotte Hamlin earns pole playoff race at Charlotte
- October 08, 2017

Winning the pole is a step toward backing up those comments. "We go out and try to win every single week but being at a track that we've been so successful ... Last week at Dover saw the last race of the first round of the Chase Playoffs and the elimination of four title hopefuls. Dale Earnhardt, Jr ., didn't want "something silly or goofy" as a gift from Charlotte Motor Speedway in honor of his final race there as a full time driver, and the speedway got the message. (more...)
Alabama Crimson Tide at Texas A&M Aggies Alabama Crimson Tide at Texas A&M Aggies
- October 08, 2017

He is fifth in the league in both rushing and pass efficiency. The unflappable quarterback from Houston leads No. 1 Alabama into Kyle Field Saturday night as the biggest playmaker on an offense loaded with them. He cares more about once-in-a-generation defensive tackles and linebackers. The defense had four in the fourth quarter against the Gamecocks, albeit against an offensive line missing three injured starters. (more...)
Defending champion Tyrrell Hatton moves five clear at Dunhill Links Defending champion Tyrrell Hatton moves five clear at Dunhill Links
- October 08, 2017

Level with Tommy Fleetwood at the top of the leaderboard at the start of day three, the 2016 victor birdied three of his first five holes and finished at 18 under-par overall. Irishman Paul Dunne, the 24-year-old who shot a nine-under-par 61 on the final day of last week's British Masters to thwart McIlroy and win his first European Tour event , produced a steady 70 at Kingsbarns to take sole possession of third place, seven shots off the lead. (more...)
Terps Fall at #10 Ohio State Terps Fall at #10 Ohio State
- October 08, 2017

The new QB went 18-of-28 for 154 yards and two TDs, and with another week of practice with the first team, he could see a bump in this week's stat line . Maryland completed three passes all day. Ohio State is looking for its fourth straight victory when it takes on Maryland on Saturday. He's already got 30 catches for 403 yards and five TDs through the first four games. (more...)
Western Michigan outlasts Buffalo 71-68 in record-setting 7-overtime game Western Michigan outlasts Buffalo 71-68 in record-setting 7-overtime game
- October 08, 2017

It had been done three times prior to Saturday, most recently with North Texas defeating Florida International, 25-22, exactly 11 years ago today on October 7, 2006. The Bulls and the Broncos played an insane seven overtimes, with the Broncos eventually coming out on top, 71-68. Franklin ran for 176 yards and three touchdowns for Western Michigan , while quarterback Joe Wassink threw for 277 yards and five TDs. (more...)
Packers get major boost from Davante Adams prior to Cowboys game Packers get major boost from Davante Adams prior to Cowboys game
- October 08, 2017

He should assume his usual role as a starter alongside Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb if he's active against the Cowboys as expected. On Friday, Packers coach Mike McCarthy gave a Saturday deadline for Adams to be cleared to play. Though Green Bay officially lists him as questionable for tomorrow's game, all indications are that he will be in uniform and available to play. An independent neurologist has deemed Adams ready for contact with no restrictions. (more...)
Last-second score ends Miami's 7-game losing skid to FSU Last-second score ends Miami's 7-game losing skid to FSU
- October 08, 2017

It looked like the Seminoles would extend the streak to eight with a defense that finally resembled the championship-level unit it was expected to be. The game featured a big special teams play, as it often does in this vicious rivalry. With less than two minutes left and down 20-17, Miami quarterback Malik Rosier led a handsome touchdown drive, finding Darrell Langham in the end zone with less than ten seconds left. (more...)
Florida Gators pay incredible tribute to Tom Petty during LSU game Florida Gators pay incredible tribute to Tom Petty during LSU game
- October 08, 2017

Lamical Perine punched in a 2-yard touchdown to cut LSU's lead to 17-10. The Gators posted runs of 23, 12, 11, 22 and 21 yards over a span of two touchdown drives, with a missed extra point after the second touchdown. After Etling completed a couple of passes on third down, Russell Gage broke a 15-yard run on the outside to give the Tigers a first down at the 43. On third-and-8 at the UF 40, defensive holding penalty on Florida cornerback Duke Dawson keeps the drive going and sets up the ... (more...)
"The Professor" gave a great lecture in Game 1
- October 08, 2017

But Baker didn't announce his starters for Game 2 or 3 on Saturday or Monday, leaving fans to wonder when they might see Scherzer or Gio Gonzalez , the other starter likely to be in the mix for the start. "We'll be better tomorrow". He did well all season pitching with runners in scoring position. Strasburg and Hendricks hung up zeroes through five innings with Strasburg not allowing a hit. (more...)
NLDS Game 1, Cubs vs. Nationals: Highlights, recap and more
- October 08, 2017

As far as game two goes, we are getting the team in much better form with the pitcher in better form at plus money. Closer Wade Davis polished off the shutout with a one-two-three ninth. One out later, Bryant drove in the first run with a single to right-center and went to second when Harper's throw missed the cutoff man. The cutoff man almost got him at second, but replay confirmed he was safe. (more...)
Penn State vs. Northwestern: The big question Penn State vs. Northwestern: The big question
- October 08, 2017

Before Fisher was ejected for targeting -- a bad blow to my incredible namesake -- he had tackled Barkley six times and never let the dynamic back out of his sight. Defensive backs dropped deeper into coverage. Good quarterbacks spread the wealth, and McSorley continues to do that within the offense . The quarterback strung together small chunks of yards with easy out routes to his towering receivers. (more...)
Chelsea's N'Golo Kante exits France game with apparent hamstring injury
- October 08, 2017

Chelsea fans were left holding their breath after star midfielder N'Golo Kante went down with a suspected hamstring injury during France's World Cup qualifier against Bulgaria. For Chelsea , they now could be without both Kante and Morata when they take on Palace - and beyond that match too - with Tiemoue Bakayoko and Cesc Fabregas likely to start. (more...)
Brian McDermott hails Leeds Rhinos' Grand Final win as 'best ever' Brian McDermott hails Leeds Rhinos' Grand Final win as 'best ever'
- October 08, 2017

Nevertheless, Powell hopes Castleford's players can take the positives from their best year in Super League. McDermott insisted all along - even after a 66-10 defeat at Castleford in March - Rhinos could win the championship. When a group of people go through so many emotions together like we have over the last 18 months, you become a strong group. The Tigers finally threatened as the interval neared, but McGuire came to Leeds' rescue with a superb try-saving tackle on Greg Eden ... (more...)
France take step closer to World Cup berth France take step closer to World Cup berth
- October 08, 2017

On Saturday they travel to Bosnia-Herzegovina, who are second in the group and looking to improve their chances of qualifying for the play-offs as one of the best eight teams. Boss Didier Deschamps made his intentions clear by naming a front trio of Kylian Mbappe , Alexandre Lacazette and Antoine Griezmann . "It's more than a goal, it's a fact", said France striker Kylian Mbappe , who wasn't born until five years after the defeat to Bulgaria in 1993. (more...)
Arsenal midfielder Wilshere: Injury woes made me stronger Arsenal midfielder Wilshere: Injury woes made me stronger
- October 08, 2017

Best known for the squandered penalty against Germany that denied England a place in the final of the 1996 European Championship on home soil, Southgate joked fans "might find it hard to find much love for me". A lack of creativity in central midfield has been pinpointed as one of England's weak points. Following a series of injury set-backs, Wilshere is starting to work his way back into Arsène Wenger's Arsenal side. (more...)
Ghana beat Colombia in Group A opener
- October 08, 2017

Ghana collected three points from the win. Left winger Brayan Gomez had a couple of shots at the Ghana goal but could not test goalkeeper Danlad Ibrahim properly. Colombia nearly found the equaliser off a counter attack in the 81st minute when left winger Deiber Caicedo latched on to pass from the midfield and made a speedy run into the Ghana penalty box. (more...)
Peyton Manning Statue Unveiling Ceremony Peyton Manning Statue Unveiling Ceremony
- October 07, 2017

Indianapolis made the playoffs for 11 of Manning's 13 years with the team. "That means a great deal to me", Manning told the Colts' official site earlier this week . "I had reasons. I would love to come back there, but because of the way I left the Colts, my relationship with (Bill) Polian, I don't know". For his career, Manning ranks first all-time in passing yards (71,940), passing touchdowns (539) and fourth-quarter comebacks (45). (more...)
Suns great Connie Hawkins dies at 75 Suns great Connie Hawkins dies at 75
- October 07, 2017

Hawkins was an all-time great that many basketball fans never got to see. That year, Hawkins led the league with 26.8 points per game. He will undoubtedly me sorely missed. The Suns lauded his "unique combination of size, grace and athleticism". Hawkins, who played his college basketball at the University of Iowa , began his professional playing career in the ABL due to his connection to the leader of a point-shaving scandal in college. (more...)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's First (Public) Kiss: Decoding the Blurry Photos
- October 07, 2017

She said: 'I'm sure there will be a time when we will have to come forward and present ourselves and have stories to tell, but I hope what people will understand is that this is our time. Breaking down royal barriers, Harry, 33, left his official seat and joined Meghan, 36, her mother Doria Ragland, their friends Jessica Mulroney and the man who is believed to have introduced the couple Markus Anderson, to watch the closing ceremony of his beloved Invictus Games. (more...)
Kelly Bryant Suffers Apparent Ankle Injury vs. Wake Forest Kelly Bryant Suffers Apparent Ankle Injury vs. Wake Forest
- October 07, 2017

A holding penalty against Jake Benzinger on first down backed that possession up to midfield and the Deacons were unable to take advantage of the field position. Saturday, Bryant was limping before getting checked out in the medical tent and replaced by Zerrick Cooper with a 21-0 lead in the third quarter. (more...)

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