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Chicago Bears vs Minnesota Vikings - Week 5 Preview Chicago Bears vs Minnesota Vikings - Week 5 Preview
- October 09, 2017

QB Sam Bradford still doesn't seem healthy, and while he might play, I still like this game to remain close. But what of Trubisky? As of now, the running back duo of Jordan Howard and Tarik Cohen are still considered the bread-and-butter of the Bears' offense. (more...)
JJ Watt suffered a scary knee injury during 'Sunday Night Football' JJ Watt suffered a scary knee injury during 'Sunday Night Football'
- October 09, 2017

Even though the Texans entered Week 5 with a 2-2 record, they were beginning to look like one of the most promising teams in the AFC. The Texans also lost outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus in the first quarter with a chest injury. He was then taken to the locker room on a cart after being examined in a tent on the sideline. He has been ruled out for the rest of the game. This makes it much more challenging. (more...)
AP Top 25:Alabama Stays at No. 1; Oklahoma, Michigan Drop AP Top 25:Alabama Stays at No. 1; Oklahoma, Michigan Drop
- October 09, 2017

Oklahoma fell to No. 12 after losing to Iowa State and the Wolverines are in at No. 17 following a 14-10 defeat to Michigan State. Also of note, MI fell from the top-10 to No. LINCOLN, Neb. - Freshman Jonathan Taylor rushed for a season-high 249 yards and two TDs to lead a punishing ground game that helped Wisconsin (5-0, 2-0 Big Ten) wear down Nebraska (3-3, 2-1). (more...)
Thunder defense holds off Melbourne United 86-86 Thunder defense holds off Melbourne United 86-86
- October 09, 2017

It could have been a lot worse for the hosts, but a pair of blocks by forward Josh Huestis on the last possession saved them from an embarrassing loss. United forward David Andersen, who had nine points and seven boards off the bench, said United's goal was just to be competitive. "He's going to make the game so much easier for me", George said. (more...)
Auburn's Tim Locastro left off Los Angeles Dodgers' first-round playoff roster Auburn's Tim Locastro left off Los Angeles Dodgers' first-round playoff roster
- October 09, 2017

Before he was crafting a résumé as one of the greatest pitchers of all-time, though, Kershaw was drawing scouts to Dallas, Texas. Turner was three-for-four with a three-run homer in the first inning and RBI singles in the fourth and eighth. (more...)
Cam Newton Says Remark to Female Reporter Was Meant to Be Compliment
- October 09, 2017

Rosie the Riveter was a symbol of feminism and women's economic power during the World War II era. The Panthers quarterback was sporting a hat with a Rosie the Riveter pin upon his arrival at Ford Field on Sunday morning. Less than 24 hours later, Dannon distanced itself from Newton, who endorsed the company's Oikos Greek yogurt. Coach Ron Rivera said Thursday that Newton "made a mistake" with his conduct toward Rodrigue. (more...)
Antonio Brown tirade reportedly had roots in Steelers anthem decision Antonio Brown tirade reportedly had roots in Steelers anthem decision
- October 09, 2017

Roethlisberger earlier this week on his 93.7 FM segment called the display a "distraction" and said he was "disappointed" in Brown's behavior. The 29-year-old wideout also dismissed offensive coordinator Todd Haley , who attempted to settle him down. (more...)
Indians' Encarnacion Indians' Encarnacion "much better", eyeing postseason return
- October 09, 2017

Washington's Stephen Strasburg (0-1) held the Cubs hitless for 5 2/3 innings before allowing a pair of unearned runs in the sixth. Last year, he had a 1-0 record in two starts versus the Indians with a 3.38 ERA. On the mound for NY is Masahiro Tanaka (RHP, 13-12, 4.74 ERA, 194K), who will face off against the Indians' Carlos Carrasco (RHP, 18-6, 3.29 ERA, 226K). (more...)
ESPN ESPN "College GameDay" will air from JMU on Saturday
- October 09, 2017

GameDay visited Fargo in 2013 and 2014. JMU students and fans arrived in force for the entire week of festivities, celebrating the GameDay Bus' arrival in front of Wilson Hall until well after Lee Corso donned James Madison's garb to predict a win for the Dukes. (more...)
World Cup place would cap golden era for Wales says Coleman
- October 09, 2017

WALES must prove they are no one-man team in order to reach their first World Cup finals since 1958. A Serbia draw would mean Ireland would have to beat Wales by four goals to top the group and qualify automatically. But the World Cup picture could become a lot more complicated for Wales were they to edge out the Republic for second and be in competition with other group runners-up for a place in next month's play-offs. (more...)
Australia denied advantage of new rules Australia denied advantage of new rules
- October 09, 2017

India dominated the limited over series against Australia with a 4-1 win to reclaim the number one ODI rankings and Virat Kohli and his men would be keen for a ideal finish to the T20I series.A reliable pool of bowlers in both pace and spin department to complement their traditional batting might is what makes Virat Kohli's side look so formidable. (more...)
Myles Garrett got a sack on his first National Football League play
- October 09, 2017

McCown won only one game as a starter in two seasons with Cleveland , and that came in Baltimore. But he called a timeout and reconsidered. KEYS TO THE GAME: The Browns revamped their offensive line in the offseason, with the idea of developing a power running game with Isaiah Crowell being the centerpiece. (more...)
Shaun Johnson brushes off selection debacle, looking forward to World Cup Shaun Johnson brushes off selection debacle, looking forward to World Cup
- October 09, 2017

Speaking to News Corp, Taumalolo said that the thought of representing Tonga excited him, and he wanted to represent his family. The 24-year-old was named North Queensland's player of the year at the weekend, an honour that capped off a hard week after he controversially turned his back on the Kiwis to play for Tonga at the looming tournament. (more...)
Gary Harris, Nuggets agree on 4 year, $84 million extension, per ESPN Gary Harris, Nuggets agree on 4 year, $84 million extension, per ESPN
- October 09, 2017

Last season, Harris was limited to just 57 games but he still averaged a career-best 14.9 points per game and shot 50.2 percent from the field and 42.0 percent from beyond the three-point line. Harris' extension, which begins with the 2018-19 season, represents a dramatic rise for a 19th overall draft pick who overcame a poor rookie season in the National Basketball Association. (more...)
Niners Rally, Then Lose to Colts in Overtime
- October 09, 2017

So this will be the game Hoyer comes out and throws for 300-plus yards and three touchdowns. That was about to change in the second half and in overtime . This is an extremely winnable game for Indianapolis , as San Francisco is still searching for its first victory of 2017. - Indianapolis has allowed 136 points so far this season, the most in the NFL. (more...)
Arsenal, Germany Defender Shkodran Mustafi Carried Off After Suffering Injury Arsenal, Germany Defender Shkodran Mustafi Carried Off After Suffering Injury
- October 09, 2017

They thus bettered the achievement of Spain , who also finished with ten wins from ten in reaching the 2010 World Cup, albeit with a goal difference of +23. Wagner's header was cleared in a scramble, but goal-line technology showed the ball had crossed the line for his fifth worldwide goal in as many games. (more...)
NASCAR, Charlotte Motor Speedway updates schedule and security measures for Sunday's race NASCAR, Charlotte Motor Speedway updates schedule and security measures for Sunday's race
- October 09, 2017

Pole sitter Denny Hamlin , coming off a broken axle at Dover that sidelined his momentum, has a similar track record. He certainly hasn't forgotten last year's second-round heartbreak. Despite a tough track record at Charlotte (his average finish is 32.9) McDowell has two straight top-20 finishes here. "The good news is we gave ourselves a cushion just in case we had to use a Mulligan". (more...)
Javier Hernandez responds to rumours he wants to leave on Twitter Javier Hernandez responds to rumours he wants to leave on Twitter
- October 09, 2017

West Ham have looked to bolster their youth ranks with rising stars in the last 12-18 months, with the likes of Domingos Quina, Sean Haksabanovic and Toni Martinez signed. "There is no rush to make any pronouncements, but that is the situation with him at the moment". West Ham boss Slaven Bilic has two strong options at left-back now, with Aaron Cresswell and Arthur Masuaku vying for a starting berth in the London club's starting XI. (more...)
Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) Valuation According To Analysts
- October 09, 2017

It has outperformed by 22.86% the S&P500. Scott & Selber Inc increased Callaway Golf (ELY) stake by 91.71% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Cipher Capital LP now owns 456,525 shares of the company's stock worth $5,835,000 after purchasing an additional 175,051 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
The Chargers Gave The Giants Two Points
- October 09, 2017

NY missed the 2-point conversion attempt after being hit with a delay of game penalty. Not only was it the first rushing touchdown of the season from a Giants running back, it was the team's first offensive points in the first quarter this year. (more...)
The Deal With Super Mario Odyssey's Amiibo Support The Deal With Super Mario Odyssey's Amiibo Support
- October 09, 2017

It also doesn't prevent Mario Odyssey from being a full game in the future when amiibo no longer exist. Are they... are they both going to marry her? This trailer has also confirmed that all of these unlockables will be available by progressing through the game as well. (more...)
Green's big game rallies Bengals over Bills 20-16 in rain Green's big game rallies Bengals over Bills 20-16 in rain
- October 09, 2017

On the Bengals' next possession, Green caught a 20-yard pass before he took a jarring hit from Bills linebacker Lorenzo Alexander . The loss dropped the Bills to 3-2 on the season. Only Detroit at plus-nine is better. Brandon Tate scored the lone touchdown of the game. It capped a six-play, 23-yard scoring drive (10-10) with three minutes left in the half. (more...)
UFC Pays Tribute to Those Involved in Las Vegas Terrorist Attack
- October 09, 2017

The UFC dedicated UFC 216 to the victims and all of those affected by the tragedy, while hosting 1,500 victims, family members and first responders at the event. Those were country music fans. "Those are people who buy your albums and none of you country music people could sing the anthem in front of survivors and first responders?" This isn't about money. (more...)
The Rugby Championship: Argentina 20-37 Australia The Rugby Championship: Argentina 20-37 Australia
- October 09, 2017

Reece Hodge bagged a decisive double at Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, with fellow winger Marika Koroibete, Foley and halfback Will Genia also crossing at Estadio Malvinas Argentinas. His stunning form for the Wallabies has already seen him surpass Lote Tuqiri's Australian record for most tries in a calendar year with eleven, and six more from the last six matches in 2017 will see him break the world record. (more...)
Rob Gronkowski (thigh) is inactive for Patriots in Week 5
- October 08, 2017

That's where playing without tight end Rob Gronkowski (thigh) hurt them most. Still, if not for the D, the Patriots wouldn't be a 3-2 team . "I just said, 'It was an honor.' I told him thank you". We know those two guys love that. Chiefs won't go unbeaten, but will win this one. So they will need to find a way to generate more points to win. (more...)
Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock may have been planning Boston attack Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock may have been planning Boston attack
- October 08, 2017

His rooms at the Blackstone Hotel faced the park and were booked for Aug. 1 through Aug. 6 and Aug. 3 through Aug. 6, respectively, according to TMZ .. The wealthy real estate investor opened fire Sunday from his multistory perch onto the crowd below, killing 58 people and injuring nearly 400. He said officers did their best to get as quickly as possible to the hotel room from which Paddock was firing. (more...)
FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Showers on the Edge of Hurricane Nate FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Showers on the Edge of Hurricane Nate
- October 08, 2017

Once on land, Nate is expected to weaken quickly into a tropical storm , but its impacts will still be felt in Charlotte and western North Carolina. But she also said we have passed the traditional peak of the season, so the National Weather Service is hoping things will begin to wind down after Nate. (more...)
Giants WR Odell Beckham carted off field with left ankle injury
- October 08, 2017

Beckham has been plagued with injuries since the preseason, most notably a high ankle sprain that sidelined him in Week 1. Beckham was carted off the field, in tears, and was reportedly taken directly to the Giants' X-ray machine. The second-year wide receiver came into Sunday leading the Giants with 21 catches for 254 yards and a touchdown. Marshall had two catches for 15 yards before leaving the action, while Shepard contributed a nine-yard catch. (more...)
Instant analysis: Panthers' Cam Newton shreds Lions like an MVP
- October 08, 2017

This is uncharacteristic of the Panthers as they had been called for only two penalties combined over the past two games. We can all look at the mathcup on paper, and claim we know which players will breakout or which team will be more efficient, but as we saw back in week 4 with the Panthers, don't count out a team that seems to be slowly finding their identity. (more...)
Young Lions maul 'Little Red Ones' as England thump 4 past Chile Young Lions maul 'Little Red Ones' as England thump 4 past Chile
- October 08, 2017

Sancho, who was at the heart of nearly every attack, was substituted after the 77th minute and went off to a roaring applause from the entire stadium, but coach Steve Cooper, who was tight-lipped about Sancho's duration of stay, believes it's more about the team as a whole rather than the individual talents. (more...)