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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 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
- 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
- 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...)
Wendell Smallwood (knee) is out Sunday as Eagles play Cardinals Wendell Smallwood (knee) is out Sunday as Eagles play Cardinals
- October 08, 2017

They may have to withstand the loss, for another game or more , of right tackle Lane Johnson , who left Sunday's game with what was officially called a "head injury". The shut out was not meant to be, as John Brown did find paydirt on a slant route from Palmer to cut into Philly's lead, 21-7. The Cardinals also deactivated Blaine Gabbert, wide receiver Chad Williams, running back D.J. (more...)
Mistakes, penalties: Jets lead the Browns 3-0 at the half Mistakes, penalties: Jets lead the Browns 3-0 at the half
- October 08, 2017

On third-and-goal from the 3, he and Isaiah Crowell did not connect on a pitch off a surprising option play, and the Jets recovered the fumble. And initially, the switch worked for the offense. "When you are 0-4 and statistically one of the worst quarterbacks out there right now, you have to figure out where you are headed", Kizer told reporters coming into this week. (more...)
U-17 WC INDIA 2017: Ghana beat Colombia in Opener U-17 WC INDIA 2017: Ghana beat Colombia in Opener
- October 08, 2017

Suresh was part of the side that lost 3-0 to U.S. on Friday in a match in which India paid for small lapses in concentration. BRAZIL: The South American nation is a three-time champion (1997, 1999 and 2003) and a hot-favourite this time as well. (more...)
Colin Kaepernick says he'd stand for anthem if signed by NFL club
- October 08, 2017

He did so in protest of police violence towards African-Americans around the country. La Canfora reported the news on Sunday after talking with Kaepernick, who sparked a series of protests by National Football League players upset by police brutality and racial inequality. (more...)
Gareth Southgate comments on Dele Alli Gareth Southgate comments on Dele Alli
- October 08, 2017

Mauricio Pochettino's side are confident they can convince the England star to agree to a new contract before the change in representation, which would benefit them greatly and allow them to avoid a potential headache they could face with possible unrealistic demands. (more...)
Vice President Pence leaves Colts game because of national anthem protests Vice President Pence leaves Colts game because of national anthem protests
- October 08, 2017

Pence has followed President Trump's lead by criticizing players who do not stand for the anthem . The game is special, because Peyton Manning's jersey will be retired at halftime and he will be inducted into the Ring of Honor. The Colts announced on Friday that the team, along with their players would create the Colts Players Fund for Equality. At least 15 players from the 49ers were seen kneeling during the anthem . (more...)
Astros rout Red Sox again in MLB playoffs Astros rout Red Sox again in MLB playoffs
- October 08, 2017

A loss will mean a second straight sweep in the ALDS. When Boston tried the gambit two innings later, this time with Addison Reed on the mound, Correa pounced. That's the lowest playoff ERA for a starter (minimum 50 innings) since this format began in 1969. Joining him is teammate George Springer who hit 34 home runs this season and is now the leadoff hitter for the Astros. (more...)