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Harry Kane: England Harry Kane: England "have to do better"
- October 09, 2017

Straight after the restart, debutant Harry Winks' dreams almost came true when his initial shot from just inside the area rebound back to him for a second attempt but the keeper parried the ball for a corner. I can see Dier is trying to move the ball forwards with more urgency and clearly someone at Tottenham is helping him work on this. Shelvey has the ability to create a chance from very little. (more...)
Georges St. Pierre Guarantees Michael Bisping Won't Beat Him Georges St. Pierre Guarantees Michael Bisping Won't Beat Him
- October 09, 2017

St-Pierre explained this feeling in a recent interview with ESPN . Despite the initially lukewarm reception to the announcement of the St-Pierre vs. He's not gonna beat me. There's nothing more sure. Finally, some intensity came to St-Pierre's face. I'm looking up."He's an unbelievable fighter, it would be an awesome honor, but I don't know", St-Pierre continued". (more...)
Neymar, Coutinho, Dybala lead Nominations for 2017 Ballon d'Or Neymar, Coutinho, Dybala lead Nominations for 2017 Ballon d'Or
- October 09, 2017

Real Madrid duo Luka Modric and Marcelo , and Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante are the other names to be released first. Philippe Coutinho of Liverpool was named in the second batch of names, alongside former Reds forward Luis Suarez . (more...)
Can asked about joining Klopp at Bayern: 'You never know' Can asked about joining Klopp at Bayern: 'You never know'
- October 09, 2017

Can has given little indication that he will sign a new deal with Liverpool despite Jurgen Klopp's willingness to hold on to the midfielder. The Germany global was the number one summer target for Juve, with his contract expiring at the end of the current season. (more...)
Rafael Nadal cruises past Nick Kyrgios to win China Open Rafael Nadal cruises past Nick Kyrgios to win China Open
- October 09, 2017

The victor of the 16 Grand Slam titles celebrated his 60th victory since the beginning of the year. "Of course, some moments were a little bit odd for me, something a little bit unusual". Kyrgios, who had been pursuing a fourth ATP singles title, displayed honest self-appraisal when he said his heavy defeat to Nadal was "typical". In reaching his ninth final of the year, Kyrgios registered his third victory in four encounters with the 20-year-old German Zverev. (more...)
Nadal eases past Kyrgios to claim China crown Nadal eases past Kyrgios to claim China crown
- October 09, 2017

Goffin captured his fourth ATP World Tour title after 84 minutes of play. The world-ranked 19 displayed his best side in forcing Nadal to 2-2 in the first set, but his other side emerged later. Nadal , 31, secured the opening set thanks to two breaks of serve before racing through the second set against an out of sorts Kyrgios who struggled to cope with the greater consistency from Nadal's racket. (more...)
Catalan giants keen on Man United star in January Catalan giants keen on Man United star in January
- October 09, 2017

The potential is there, though, and if Martial does get frustrated at being used as a fringe player at Old Trafford , you can see why Barcelona would want him. The qualities possed by the Frenchman are enormous but Mourinho is still reluctant to hand him a starting - something that is on offer at Barcelona . (more...)
PTV Sports Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Second Test Day 4 Live Streaming PTV Sports Pakistan vs Sri Lanka Second Test Day 4 Live Streaming
- October 09, 2017

Sri Lanka racked up 482 in its first innings at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium as Karunaratne made a career-best 196. Asad Shafiq fell for 12. The session was dominated by Pakistan with both Sohail and Azhar adding 71 runs between them for the fifth wicket but Sri Lanka managed to bounce back with Rangana Herath (3-84) trapping the latter LBW but not before he completed his half-century. (more...)
Surprise pole victor for Sunday's race at Charlotte, plus Friday observations
- October 09, 2017

This was Harvick's fifth stage win of 2017. For someone with as fast a auto as he had, he didn't even make it to the round of eight, not to mention the final four. McMurray passed Keselowski for 10th as Hamlin slid back to 12th. He seemed to be as good as Truex late in the race, but an terrible pit stop - his tire carrier tripped and fell - dropped him to 12th. (more...)
Rafael Nadal scoops sixth title of 2017 with victory in China Rafael Nadal scoops sixth title of 2017 with victory in China
- October 09, 2017

Nadal kept a high level throughout the match, saving all 4 break points to keep the pressure on his rival, and he broke Nick 4 times from 12 opportunities to bring the match safely home, rattling off 9 games from 2-2 in the opener. It's tough to find positives when you won three games in the final. 'I mean, I obviously didn't react professionally. The Next Gen ATP Finals in Milan and season-ending extravaganza World Tour Finals at London's O2 in November end another memorable year which ... (more...)
Republicans' responsibility for gun violence Republicans' responsibility for gun violence
- October 09, 2017

The powerful US gun lobby, the National Rifle Association, said on Sunday it would oppose an outright ban on bump-stock devices that the killer in the Las Vegas massacre of 58 people used to turn rifles into automatic weapons and strafe a crowd with bursts of sustained gunfire. (more...)
A weakened Nate brings flooding, power outages to Gulf Coast A weakened Nate brings flooding, power outages to Gulf Coast
- October 09, 2017

It was downgraded to a tropical storm warning and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu lifted a citywide curfew. Hurricane Nate brought a burst of flooding and power outages to the U.S. About 53,000 of those were in the Mobile area. Mississippi Emergency Management Agency spokesman Greg Flynn said about 1,100 people spent the night in shelters. (more...)
Sorry Celtic, It's Bad Time To Play Bayern Munich - Former Germany Boss Sorry Celtic, It's Bad Time To Play Bayern Munich - Former Germany Boss
- October 09, 2017

James chose to go to Bayern for a number of reasons - several of them having to do with Ancelotti, who he of course worked with in Spain and enjoyed it. My coaching team and I will now do everything to present successful football to the fans again. Hoffenheim coach Julian Nagelsmann is already being touted as a potential long-term successor, but Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has no doubt Heynckes is the right man for the time being. (more...)
FIRST REPORT: Purdue Tops Minnesota 31-17 FIRST REPORT: Purdue Tops Minnesota 31-17
- October 09, 2017

Fleck juggled signal callers earlier in the season. Lightning and heavy rain forced an interruption of almost an hour-and-a-half early in the fourth quarter. Sindelar replaced David Blough in the first half and had the best game of his career. Shannon Brooks ran for 116 yards, Rodney Smith ran for 88 and they easily won the turnover battle. (more...)
VP Mike Pence leaves National Football League game after anthem protest VP Mike Pence leaves National Football League game after anthem protest
- October 09, 2017

Stand for equality, justice, unity, respect, dialogue, opportunity". The players stood with their arms locked during the anthem . "I don't think it's too much to ask NFL players to respect the Flag and our National Anthem ", the statement read. (more...)
The Longest World Series Droughts
- October 09, 2017

The starting pitching matchup is pretty even with New York's Luis Severino vs. Minnesota's Ervin Santana, with maybe a slight edge to Severino, but the Yankees have a big edge with their bullpen. The Cubs are coming off a magical season that washed 108 years of exasperation in winning the World Series . Of course, we can do virtually the same thing by betting both teams' at 8-1 and having basically 4.5-1 on our investment for the surviving team (note: you can also do better by shopping ... (more...)
Cristie Kerr completes wire-to-wire victory at Open de France Cristie Kerr completes wire-to-wire victory at Open de France
- October 09, 2017

Several players donated money for each birdie they made to help fund the event's cancer charity, with Kerr donating $5,000. England's Holly Clyburn , 26, struck a final-round 66 - with five birdies and just one bogey - to finish 7 under par and tie for fourth with Holland's Anne van Dam. (more...)
Las Vegas gunman booked hotel overlooking Lollapalooza 2 months before massacre Las Vegas gunman booked hotel overlooking Lollapalooza 2 months before massacre
- October 09, 2017

All times are Pacific. All the weapons were legally purchased in four states. Paddock booked two rooms at the Blackstone Hotel across from Grant Park, where the festival was taking place, according to TMZ . "Was he doing pre-surveillance?" "We may never know with a 100 percent certainty", he said. "You have to make an assumption that he had some help at some point", Lombardo said, describing the attack as meticulously planned. (more...)
JT Brown Brings National Anthem Protests to the NHL
- October 09, 2017

Brown remained standing with his fist raised for the entirety of the anthem. He had protested similarly in at least one preseason game. Following the game, Brown said he chose to raise his fist during the anthem to "show my support". (more...)
JJ Watt Hospitalized After Suffering Knee Injury vs. Chiefs
- October 09, 2017

This will be the second consecutive season for Watt that will end early due to injury. He was later seen on crutches getting into an ambulance. A back injury cost him all but three games in the 2016 season, and he dislocated a finger in the season opener, though he didn't miss a game from it. (more...)
Jerry Jones Says Any Cowboys Player Who 'Disrespects' the Flag Won't Play Jerry Jones Says Any Cowboys Player Who 'Disrespects' the Flag Won't Play
- October 09, 2017

The team on Sunday stood during the national anthem but at least two made their own personalized statement. David Irving and Damontre Moore each held up their fists at the end of the anthem. Irving and Moore both feel that it is not an act disrespecting the flag. It became a bigger story when President Donald Trump discussed it a few weeks earlier, calling for anyone who kneels during the national anthem to be fired. (more...)
CAF, Atiku, Ikpeba Salute Super Eagles On 2018 World Cup Qualification ‎
- October 09, 2017

In a statement issued by Turaki Hassan, his spokesman, Dogara hailed members of the national team for their dedication, patriotism, and commitment to doing Nigeria proud. Obiano urged Nigerians and all lovers of sports to rally round the Russian-bound Eagles and lend them the support they needed to represent the country well in the World Cup. (more...)
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'
- 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...)