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Harry Kane and Kevin De Bruyne nominated for 2017 Ballon d'Or Harry Kane and Kevin De Bruyne nominated for 2017 Ballon d'Or
- October 10, 2017

Who will win this year's Ballon d'Or? Gareth Bale misses out, while Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are selected. As Ronaldo struggled to look for his first league goal this season after serving a five-match suspension at the start, Messi has tallied 11 goals so far in the campaign. (more...)
'Only Maradona fans want Messi to miss World Cup' 'Only Maradona fans want Messi to miss World Cup'
- October 10, 2017

Mario Kempes , who won the World Cup with Argentina in 1978 said that it would be a catastrophe if Argentina and Messi failed to make it to the World Cup in Russian Federation. The Argentines are in danger of missing out on the World Cup for the first time since 1970. "Today I have to be thankful for that and do my best, as is right", he said when asked what it meant to face his country. (more...)
Emre Can: 'An honour to receive an offer from Juve' Emre Can: 'An honour to receive an offer from Juve'
- October 10, 2017

While both parties have repeatedly insisted there is little concern, speculation over Can's demand for parity with Liverpool's highest earners and a release clause is troubling. He went on to say, "The Premier League is just a really cool league, the most interesting in the world, but you must always respect other big clubs and leagues". (more...)
Trump Has Hijacked National Anthem Issue — ESPN Announcer
- October 10, 2017

Before the Cowboys' game at Arizona on September 25, Jones and members of his family joined the players, coaches and staff on the field prior to the anthem. "I am proud of him and second lady Karen". Last month, National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell sat with National Football League owners, players and members of the player's association regarding the protests. (more...)
Encarnación may play ALDS Game 3 Encarnación may play ALDS Game 3
- October 10, 2017

The New York bench boss opted not to challenge a play with a five-run lead midway through the game which, potentially, led to the Indians' comeback. Tanaka beared down and fanned No. 3 batter Jose Ramirez and Bruce, then turned to shout and slapped his mitt in excitement. Robertson went 0.1 innings and Chapman handled the rest. (more...)
Devils throttle Sabres, 6-2, in their road opener Devils throttle Sabres, 6-2, in their road opener
- October 10, 2017

Eichel scored a goal and an assist in Saturday's loss to the Islanders. The Devils (2-0-0) conclude their two-game trip on Wednesday night at Toronto. Kane was slashed by defenseman Steven Santini as he went to the crease for his goal, putting the Sabres right back on the power play. Eichel is off to a good start with three points in two games, but the Sabres have yet to win a game and sit last in the Atlantic Division. (more...)
Whitney Mercilus Ruled Out with Chest Injury Suffered During Chiefs vs. Texans Whitney Mercilus Ruled Out with Chest Injury Suffered During Chiefs vs. Texans
- October 10, 2017

To make matters worse for the Texans, J.J. Watt suffered a tibial plateau fracture, and according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network , will also miss the rest of the 2017 season. Clowney said the play of "the guys up front" is important if this defense is going to be successful moving forward. I know I don't plan on playing the game as long as I possibly can. (more...)
NBA Preseason: Washington Wizards defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Preseason: Washington Wizards defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers
- October 10, 2017

Smith has started all but seven of his 164 regular season games for the Cavaliers since joining the team during the 2014-15 season. Kyle Korver and Jeff Green will most likely join that trio to form the Cavs' go-to bench players. In the best-case scenario, LeBron will again play at a superhuman level, Thomas will be healthy in time and return to his explosive scoring ability of last season, Love will take up a larger role in the offense, Crowder will be an elite perimeter defender, Wade ... (more...)
Marouane Fellaini to be sidelined Marouane Fellaini to be sidelined "for a couple of weeks"
- October 10, 2017

Fellaini was forced off the pitch after just 30 minutes in his side's 4-3 victory over Bosnia and Herzegovina in World Cup qualifying last week. Mourinho struggled to hide his irritation with Belgium last month when midfielder Marouane Fellaini played against Greece despite picking up a calf problem before the game and subsequently missed United's 2-2 draw at Stoke, a game the Portuguese described as a "match for Fellaini". (more...)
Rafael Nadal routs Nick Kyrgios to win China Open title Rafael Nadal routs Nick Kyrgios to win China Open title
- October 10, 2017

Emotional Simona Halep called it the best day of her life and targeted a maiden Grand Slam as she surged to number one in the world for the first time on Saturday. 1. "It is an important title for me", said Nadal . "So let's see what can happen in the future, but of course he will be a candidate for everything". (more...)
Emre Can "Honoured" by Juventus Interest
- October 10, 2017

This week, the player seems to have taken another step towards that future, speaking to Kicker about the honour of Juventus' interest. "It's always an honour to receive an offer from such a renowned club, but now I am only focused on the season with Liverpool ", Can was quoted as saying by the Liverpool Echo . (more...)
Joel Embiid OKs five-year, $148M deal with Sixers Joel Embiid OKs five-year, $148M deal with Sixers
- October 10, 2017

Embiid, the No. 3 overall pick in the 2014 draft, played only 31 games last season and had surgery in March to fix a torn meniscus in his knee. Jessica Camerato of NBC Sports Philadelphia confirmed Wojnarowski's report . The Cameroon native, who has struggled with injuries, has averaged 20.2 points and 7.8 rebounds per game in the National Basketball Association. Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz will be a tandem of No. (more...)
NJ Sports Betting Case Gets December Date In US Supreme Court NJ Sports Betting Case Gets December Date In US Supreme Court
- October 10, 2017

If New Jersey is successful in their plight, the racetracks of the state and casinos in Atlantic City would be able to begin to offer sports betting on both professional and amateur events. If SCOTUS supports New Jersey's initial motion, state officials will be allowed to debate the implementation of a New Jersey betting bill in 2018. Some states, like West Virginia , are already in the process of passing presumptive legislation to be prepared for the contingency of PASPA being declared ... (more...)
Paul Molitor, Twins agree on 3-year deal Paul Molitor, Twins agree on 3-year deal
- October 10, 2017

Molitor's three-year contract expired at season's end. But with Molitor among the front-runners for AL manager of the year, the two sides reached agreement on a new deal less than a week after the season ended. The team's 2016 season led to the dismissal of GM Terry Ryan and the arrival of Falvey and GM Thad Levine . While Molitor will return, it's unclear if there will be other changes made to the coaching staff. (more...)
John Farrell ejected from Game 4 for arguing balls and strikes John Farrell ejected from Game 4 for arguing balls and strikes
- October 10, 2017

Our models project Vazquez for 7.1 FanDuel points at a cost of $2,500. After Cameron Maybin entered as a pinch runner for Gattis, George Springer drew a walk off Kimbrel before Reddick's big hit. Farrell ran onto the field in the second inning Monday as Dustin Pedroia argued with plate umpire Mark Wegner about a called third strike with the bases loaded and the Red Sox trailing 2-1. (more...)
Man City preparing £357m raid for Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi in January Man City preparing £357m raid for Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi in January
- October 10, 2017

Listen to the latest episode and subscribe to the podcast on Deezer and iTunes . Ecuador have been poor lately and their dreams of playing in the World Cup next summer are over. Peru held Argentina to a 0-0 draw in Buenos Aires on Thursday that left Sampaoli's team in sixth place in the 10-nation South American group, out of the qualifying places for Russian Federation. (more...)
Myles Garrett Broke Out JR Smith's Three-Point Celebration After A Sack Myles Garrett Broke Out JR Smith's Three-Point Celebration After A Sack
- October 10, 2017

I've been over there supporting and trying to tell them what I can about what I've seen and how to get off the line or what they're doing to affect them or get them off their game. "But we won. [Expletive] it!" "I'm just keeping to my routine, studying up on the opponent and just keeping my mind off that". "I think that's something to build off of". (more...)
Myles Garrett to make regular season debut when Browns take on Jets Myles Garrett to make regular season debut when Browns take on Jets
- October 10, 2017

The New York Jets now sit at 3-2 with a game against the New England Patriots coming up. Although Hogan helped give the Browns their first lead of the season, he didn't help in showing Jackson that Kizer hasn't gotten the same support from his offensive line and skill players. (more...)
Letter to the Editor: Respect the flag and veterans Letter to the Editor: Respect the flag and veterans
- October 10, 2017

One outspoken opponent of players kneeling during the anthem is Cowboys owner Jerry Jones , who said if his players didn't "respect the flag" they would not be allowed to play . "If it comes between looking non-supportive of our players and of each other or creating the impression that you're disrespecting the flag, we will be non-supportive of each other", Jones said, according to Yahoo News. (more...)
MS Dhoni Owes Career to Sourav Ganguly Says Virender Sehwag
- October 09, 2017

He said that Ganguly believed in giving chances to new players. But while discussing the greatest captains from the nation, one name that is spoken with a lot of honour is that of Sourav Ganguly. Dhoni, who struggled to get going in his in his first 4 matches, got a surprise promotion in the batting order in the second match against Pakistan at Vishakhapatnam where he scored a rapid 148. (more...)
Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO) Sees Significantly Lower Trading Volume
- October 09, 2017

About 760,160 shares traded. Piper Jaffray initiated Novo Nordisk A S (ADR) (NYSE:NVO) on Friday, September 23 with "Neutral" rating. It has underperformed by 40.63% the S&P500. The company has a strong pipeline, primarily focusing on therapeutic proteins within insulin, GLP-1, blood clotting factors and human growth hormone. (more...)
Liverpool attacker makes huge admission about his future Liverpool attacker makes huge admission about his future
- October 09, 2017

Salah scored both Egypt's goals as they beat Congo 2-1 on Sunday to book their place in the World Cup for the first time since 1990. Can and Salah combined for a goal against Burnley in September, and the former is looking forward to his growing partnership with the more attacking players. (more...)
Fellaini has knee ligament damage, says Belgium coach Fellaini has knee ligament damage, says Belgium coach
- October 09, 2017

He is now back at Carrington and a full prognosis is expected in the following days. Mourinho already lost one Belgian global to injury after Marouane Fellaini was ruled out for two weeks with a knee ligament strain he picked up against Bosnia. (more...)
Serie A giants preparing bumper January bid for Man City attacker Serie A giants preparing bumper January bid for Man City attacker
- October 09, 2017

The Premier League pacesetters were close to agreeing a £60m deal to bring the Chile global to the Etihad Stadium in the summer, only for the transfer to collapse on deadline day when Arsenal were unable to convince Thomas Lemar to join them from Monaco. (more...)
Phil Thompson says Liverpool should sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in January Phil Thompson says Liverpool should sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in January
- October 09, 2017

Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will not be taking part in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia after his Gabon side slipped to a 3-0 defeat in Morocco on Saturday night . "Where you sit in that financial pecking order does make a difference". Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has blamed "cursed orange juice" for Gabon's failure to reach the World Cup finals. (more...)
Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford to play Monday night vs. Bears Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford to play Monday night vs. Bears
- October 09, 2017

The Vikings will need a big game from Bradford, who will also have Michael Floyd back from a four-game suspension. Quarterback Case Keenum filled in against the Steelers, Buccaneers and Lions while Bradford was recovering. Bank Stadium. After tossing five interceptions through just four starts, Bears quarterback Mike Glennon will sit out during this week's Monday night matchup against Minnesota. (more...)
Jemele Hill Suspended By ESPN Over Jerry Jones Tweets Jemele Hill Suspended By ESPN Over Jerry Jones Tweets
- October 09, 2017

Jemele Hill has been suspended from ESPN, the network said in a statement Monday. "She previously acknowledged letting her colleagues and company do with an impulsive tweet". A few weeks ago, controversy ensued when the sports analyst was reprimanded for having the audacity to call Donald Trump a White Supremacist on Twitter . (more...)
Rafael Nadal to Nick Kyrgios: 'You have a great future' Rafael Nadal to Nick Kyrgios: 'You have a great future'
- October 09, 2017

I played terribly " Kyrgios said post-match. Nadal , a 16-time Grand Slam victor, saved 22 of 25 break points entering Sunday's clash and would deny all four he faced against the Kyrgios, who would strike 20 winners but was unable to overcome 35 unforced errors. (more...)
Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics: One new drugs cheat caught Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics: One new drugs cheat caught
- October 09, 2017

Last year, the International Olympic Committee retested more than 1,500 samples from Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Olympics and found 111 new positives, 37 of which were from Russians. The IOC said it had conducted re-tests of 1,195 urine samples, including those of all medalists from the winter Games seven years ago as well as of all Russian athletes. (more...)
Schlumberger NV (SLB) Given New $80.00 Price Target at Citigroup Inc
- October 09, 2017

Schlumberger N.V. The company has a market capitalization of $94.62 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 538.11 and a beta of 1.05. The oil and gas company reported $0.35 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.05. (more...)

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