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Beckham out rest of season Beckham out rest of season
- October 10, 2017

The game has shown me who I really am good and bad. Beckham, 24, was hurt late in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 27-22 loss to the Chargers when cornerback Casey Hayward fell on his ankle and pinned it to the turf. Along with King, they will add rookie Travis Rudolph and wide receiver Darius Powe to the practice squad, ESPN reported. "Sort of takes care of itself when you have guys nicked up like we do". (more...)
Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. Suffers Fractured Ankle Against Chargers
- October 10, 2017

It went through this before, in 2013, when a bumbling Giants team began 0-6. Taylor Rooks‏ tweeted: "Brutal game for Giants ". One Bleacher Report preseason ranking had them sitting pretty at number two, just behind the Patriots. Gordon rushed for 105 yards and racked up 58 receiving yards in the 27-22 win at MetLife Stadium. "I am resigning from my position with the Miami Dolphins and accept full responsibility for my actions", he said. (more...)
Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar headline 30-man Ballon d'Or shortlist Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar headline 30-man Ballon d'Or shortlist
- October 10, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi lead an illustrious list of 30 players nominated for the 2017 Ballon d'Or award, Goal reports. Neymar , who left Barcelona to join PSG this summer in a world-record move, came third in the voting in 2015 and was fifth previous year, while Suarez has yet to make it into the final three-man selection. (more...)
UP government plans to build 100-meter tall Ram statue in Ayodhya UP government plans to build 100-meter tall Ram statue in Ayodhya
- October 10, 2017

Amid the ever-present Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid debate, the government is now planning the statue not far from the disputed site, NDTV reported. According to a press communique released from Raj Bhavan, the statue is going to be built at Saryughat after clearance from the National Green Tribunal (NGT). (more...)
Nadal thrashes Kyrgios to win China Open title Nadal thrashes Kyrgios to win China Open title
- October 10, 2017

The world No 19 was aiming for his first title of the year but fell to a convincing 6-2 6-1 defeat in Beijing . Despite Kyrgios' meltdown, 16-time Grand Slam champion Nadal has no doubts about the Australian player's talent as he said that he was baffled by some of his tactics. (more...)
South Dakota Guard soldiers activated to help Puerto Rico South Dakota Guard soldiers activated to help Puerto Rico
- October 10, 2017

He said his administration had received "really high marks" for their efforts in Louisiana, Florida, and Texas and that the response in Puerto Rico was just as good. As of Sunday, FEMA said, almost 12 percent of customers have electricity on the island and about 57 percent of customers of the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority have drinking water. (more...)
Manchester United WILL sign Liverpool's Emre Can in July 2018
- October 10, 2017

This is far from a commitment to any of the three clubs, but without an emphatic statement on his Liverpool future, uncertainty continues to reign over Can's contract talks. Under his compatriot, Can has largely operated as a box-to-box midfielder, and this has seen him thrive. Coutinho and Firmino are likely to be in action against Chile in Brazil's final World Cup qualifier in Sao Paulo which will finish in the early hours of Wednesday UK time , and will be the last of Jurgen ... (more...)
Chris Iannetta out of Diamondbacks' Game 3 lineup
- October 10, 2017

The likely National League Rookie of the Year hit 39 regular-season home runs, and he hit his first career postseason homer Monday off former Cy Young Award victor Zack Greinke to expand the Dodgers' lead to 2-0 in the top of the fifth inning. (more...)
Roberto Martinez Confirms Marouane Fellaini Has Knee Ligament Damage Roberto Martinez Confirms Marouane Fellaini Has Knee Ligament Damage
- October 10, 2017

Belgium manager Roberto Martinez has revealed that he has not spoken to Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho regarding Marouane Fellaini's condition. He's been working on an individual basis, really good work, but we need to keep that in mind'. Though there has been no confirmation that fans of Manchester United were behind the calls, it seems the only logical explanation for the story. (more...)
It's An Honour To Receive Offer From Juventus - Emre Can It's An Honour To Receive Offer From Juventus - Emre Can
- October 10, 2017

Liverpool midfielder Emre Can admits he is honoured by interest from Italian champions Juventus as uncertainty about his future continues. " My agent takes care of the rest ", he told German outlet Kicker. "You never know what will happen". "Could Jurgen Klopp and I be at Bayern Munich next season?" Marotta, meanwhile, has indicated that any deal for Can will have to wait until next summer, as he believes there is no chance of getting the player to Italy in January. (more...)
Lampard hands Manchester United warning ahead of Liverpool clash Lampard hands Manchester United warning ahead of Liverpool clash
- October 10, 2017

United have been performing way better than the last season . "There are a lot of teams in the Premier League struggling in defence". Man Utd now stands on the second spot with as many points as league leaders, Man City . Marcus Rashford began his senior career at United as a striker, however Mourinho has played him predominantly as a winger so far this season. Bailly will hope to return to Jose Mourinho's starting XI for the clash against Liverpool , which kicks off at ... (more...)
Manchester United can win Premier League title - Eric Bailly Manchester United can win Premier League title - Eric Bailly
- October 10, 2017

Both teams, Manchester United and Manchester City , have 19 points but City is on top since they have more goal difference than United . Man Utd now stands on the second spot with as many points as league leaders, Man City . Zlatan Ibrahimovic is yet to feature this season due to a ligament injury he suffered last season, and is set to be out of action until at least December. (more...)
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'
- 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...)