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Kyrgios sets up Beijing showdown with Nadal Kyrgios sets up Beijing showdown with Nadal
- October 10, 2017

The Spaniard won nine games in a row on his way to a 6-2 6-1 victory to reclaim the trophy he last won in 2005. The 31-year-old nearly shut out Kyrgios in the second set and took a 5-0 lead before the Australian won his solitary game to slightly delay the inevitable as Nadal sauntered to his 12th consecutive win. (more...)
Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL) 2017 Q2 Sentiment Change
- October 10, 2017

Sharkey Howes & Javer raised its position in Xcel Energy by 0.5% in the third quarter. Other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Lmr Llp has invested 0.08% in Xcel Energy Inc (NYSE:XEL). Several research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board acquired 64,909 shares as Xcel Energy Inc (XEL)'s stock rose 9.17%. (more...)
Caroline Wozniacki steers to comfortable victory over Eugenie Bouchard — WTA Hong Kong Caroline Wozniacki steers to comfortable victory over Eugenie Bouchard — WTA Hong Kong
- October 10, 2017

Three years on, her career is in freefall and she languishes at 78th having had just one run to a quarter-final in 2017, on the Madrid clay in early May. Former US Open champion Sam Stosur declared she felt "100 percent" again after she battled into the second round of the WTA Hong Kong Open in three sets on Monday. (more...)
Red Bull duo hoping for a quick start in Japan Red Bull duo hoping for a quick start in Japan
- October 10, 2017

They both joked about the situation at the post-race drivers" press conference with Hamilton insisting he was desperate to prove that he is still "young at heart'. He added: "The absolute intention is we want Verstappen and Ricciardo in Red Bull Racing cars going forward". "Honestly I could only have dreamed of having this kind of gap", said Hamilton after holding off a late charge from Max Verstappen in Suzuka. (more...)
What The Hell Is Going On With Markelle Fultz's Free Throws?
- October 10, 2017

When the 76ers traded up and swapped picks with the Celtics for University of Washington guard Markelle Fultz , they thought they were getting a playmaker with uber scoring abilities, with a game-changing style-of-play. The 19-year-old has also been dealing with a shoulder issue that 76ers head coach Brett Brown told Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer "is affecting him more than he lets on". (more...)
National Football League could require standing for anthem National Football League could require standing for anthem
- October 10, 2017

Since then, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he would punish players for disrespecting the flag, and Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said he wants the players to stand. Mr Trump has also praised National Football League fans who booed Dallas Cowboys players that knelt before the anthem was played at a recent match. (more...)
Real Madrid open to selling Manchester United target Gareth Bale for £89m?
- October 10, 2017

El Confidencial reports Madrid are considering selling Bale who joined them in a then-world record fee from Tottenham in 2013 and has been an influential figure during his time at the Santiago Bernabeu. That has alerted Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho, who is an admirer of the Welshman and has looked to bring him to Old Trafford in the past. (more...)
New England Patriots at NY Jets Betting Trends and Expert Predictions 10/15/17 New England Patriots at NY Jets Betting Trends and Expert Predictions 10/15/17
- October 10, 2017

Said Claiborne after Sunday's win: "We have to play tremendously better than we did today if we want to walk away with a win next week". Jets writer Andy Vasquez after the team's 17-14 win in Cleveland over the Browns, on Sunday, Oct. That's the unsafe thing about this Jets team-they have a lot of weapons and everyone knows how to work together. "So we have to start faster". "They just continue to win, impressing at Houston by blowing out the Texans", Pete Prisco wrote. (more...)
Sergio Aguero hands City a major boost Sergio Aguero hands City a major boost
- October 10, 2017

City say the Argentina worldwide will "build up his fitness in the coming days as he edges towards a first team return". 'He can't move in his house, nor get in and out of the auto. Aguero was expected to be out of action for two to four weeks, but the 29-year-old was hopeful of getting back to full fitness sooner . Aguero has made a typically scintillating start to the season, having racked up 6 goals and 3 assists in 6 Premier League outings to this point. (more...)
Junior QB Quinten Dormady reportedly 'contemplating future' with Tennessee Junior QB Quinten Dormady reportedly 'contemplating future' with Tennessee
- October 10, 2017

Guarantano will be the Volunteers' signal-caller for Saturday's noon game against SC, according to a Volquest .com report. Hubbs and Price reported Dormady, who started the Vols' first five games, is "contemplating his football future at Tennessee" after being benched. (more...)
Del Potro wins, Kyrgios simply quits match — ATP Shanghai Del Potro wins, Kyrgios simply quits match — ATP Shanghai
- October 10, 2017

The latest incident left commentators dumbfounded. A member of Kyrgios's coaching team told AFP in Shanghai - where a year ago he was accused of "tanking" in defeat and consequently suspended - that the world-ranked 21 had injured his shoulder. (more...)
Ranieri Backs Conte To Continue As Chelsea Manager Ranieri Backs Conte To Continue As Chelsea Manager
- October 10, 2017

Conte has had problems with the Blues ownership and has talked about his intention to return to his homeland. Conte's future at Chelsea appeared in doubt during the close season, despite lifting the Premier League trophy last term, but he signed a new deal with the club - albeit only an improvement in pay and not an extension. (more...)
Mike Ditka weighs in on national anthem debate with controversial comments Mike Ditka weighs in on national anthem debate with controversial comments
- October 10, 2017

Of course, the subject of National Football League protests came up, and it was pure racist struggle. "I don't care who you are or how much money you make". Anyway, Ditka only kept digging a hole. All of a sudden it's become a big dealing now about oppression. Known for his bluntness, "Da Coach" jumped into the kneeling debate saying there's been no racial oppression in the last 100 years. (more...)
Adrian Peterson traded to Arizona Cardinals Adrian Peterson traded to Arizona Cardinals
- October 10, 2017

A few days after New Orleans signed Peterson, the team drafted Kamara, who already has 230 yards from scrimmage. Peterson spent the first 10 years of his career with the Minnesota Vikings, where he won three rushing titles and was named MVP in 2012. (more...)
Florida Unveils Hideous Gator-Themed Uniforms vs. Texas A&M Florida Unveils Hideous Gator-Themed Uniforms vs. Texas A&M
- October 10, 2017

On Monday, the Florida Gators football team unveiled the uniforms they plan to wear on Saturday against the Texas A&M Aggies. The product of more than two years of efforts between UF and Nike to design something wholly unique for the team, the new outfit may only be described as the team trying to look, "gator-like". (more...)
Rafael Nadal demolishes Nick Kyrgios to win China Open
- October 10, 2017

Nadal thus extended his win streak to 12 straight with today's win. "You've no doubt noticed that I'm not all that good at hiding the fact I'd rather be somewhere else a lot of the time", he said. "My dream is true now, in that moment you can not believe 100 percent that it's happening, so I was in tears a little bit", she said. I'm playing only the big tournaments now so you need to really be in tip-top shape and ready to go and it's just not so simple. (more...)
Liverpool Dealt Massive Sadio Mane Injury Blow Ahead Of Man United Clash Liverpool Dealt Massive Sadio Mane Injury Blow Ahead Of Man United Clash
- October 10, 2017

The former Southampton player scored 13 Premier League goals last season despite missing the whole of January due to the African Nations Cup and the final six weeks of the campaign with a knee injury. As well as being out of Saturday's clash with Manchester United , Mane is expected to be sidelined for another five Premier League games including those against Tottenham and Chelsea. (more...)
Man United reject Arsenal's first offer for 21-year-old attacker Man United reject Arsenal's first offer for 21-year-old attacker
- October 10, 2017

Martial's impressive start to the season has reportedly attracted interest from Arsenal and Barcelona . Martial moved to United for a fee which could reach £56million from Monaco in 2015, impressing in his first season under Louis van Gaal before a dip past year which led to talk of a potential loan move to Sevilla. (more...)
Josh Gordon says coaches at Baylor helped him cover up drug use Josh Gordon says coaches at Baylor helped him cover up drug use
- October 10, 2017

Gordon, who has remained suspended indefinitely by the National Football League after his fourth failed drug test, talked about how his vast talent kept getting him more opportunities. Gordon says he eventually failed another drug test in 2011 after he ran out of detox drinks. Gordon failed drug tests at Baylor and later when he tried to transfer to Utah, which led him to the NFL Supplemental Draft. (more...)
US Soccer may have to play World Cup qualifier on flooded field US Soccer may have to play World Cup qualifier on flooded field
- October 10, 2017

The U.S. are now in third in the Hex on 12 points, two points ahead of both fourth-place Panama and fifth-place Honduras . CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying on beIN en Espanol: Ecuador vs Argentina at 7:20pm. Those circumstances lend themselves to a more conservative approach than we saw against Panama , so don't be surprised if Arena give defensive midfielder Michael Bradley - who flew solo on Friday - a little more help in the middle. (more...)
Scope for reform in energy sector: Modi Scope for reform in energy sector: Modi
- October 10, 2017

State-run Saudi Aramco, which on Sunday launched a new office near Delhi, is in talks with several Indian refiners for a possible joint venture by next year. "Between then and today, the rapid transformation we see is nothing but miraculous", one of the executives present in Monday's session said on condition of anonymity. (more...)
Cam Called Sexist - Reporter Called Racist After Remark And Tweets Spark Controversy
- October 10, 2017

Also having a big day was Eagles receiver Torrey Smith, who scored from 59 yards as the Eagles soared past the Cardinals. "He comes out and practices hard", Rivera said. Cam Newton's loss is Dak Prescott's gain. "I'm a veteran and my son is in the Army", Pannebacker said. "We had to stay away from that and play better". (more...)
Israel police dismiss report of knife incident at Spain match Israel police dismiss report of knife incident at Spain match
- October 10, 2017

He tried to get closer to Real Madrid's player, Isco , holding a knife in his hand. However, there was no immediate response from security authorities regarding the report and a police spokesman played down the incident after the match. (more...)
Zuckerberg Slammed for Tone-Deaf Virtual-Reality Tour of Devastated Puerto Rico Zuckerberg Slammed for Tone-Deaf Virtual-Reality Tour of Devastated Puerto Rico
- October 10, 2017

In the demonstration, Zuckerberg and the company's head of social VR Rachel Franklin were transported to Puerto Rico, which was criticized by users on social media. Zuckerberg's use of his cartoonish avatar comes as Facebook prepares to host its Oculus Connect, its annual Oculus developer conference. Many citizens in the US-territory are still without power and water three weeks after Hurricane Maria struck the island, and US President Donald Trump has consistently downplayed the ... (more...)
Thai Elections in November 2018, Prayuth Promises Thai Elections in November 2018, Prayuth Promises
- October 10, 2017

The election announcement comes after Prayuth traveled to the USA earlier this month to meet with President Donald Trump at the White House - an embrace the junta chief was denied under Barack Obama's administration . During Prayuth's visit to the U.S.in early October, he told President Donald Trump that he would announce an election for 2018. That unexpected announcement caused a commotion back in the kingdom, where Prayut initially rowed back and said only that a specific date would be ... (more...)
Egypt qualifies for 2018 World Cup after 2-1 win over Congo Egypt qualifies for 2018 World Cup after 2-1 win over Congo
- October 10, 2017

Millions of Egyptians took to the streets chanting slogans and waving the country's flag, after a 2-1 win against Congo on Sunday. Egypt's Mohamed Salah celebrates with his teammates after defeating Congo during the 2018 World Cup Group "E" qualifying match. (more...)
ESPN suspends Jemele Hill over National Football League tweets ESPN suspends Jemele Hill over National Football League tweets
- October 10, 2017

At the time, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders suggested hill's comments about Trump were " a fireable offense ". "In fact, tanked so badly it is the talk of the industry!" "In the aftermath, all employees were reminded of how individual tweets may reflect negatively on ESPN and that such actions would have consequences", the network continued. (more...)
Roger Federer had a dance off with Mickey Mouse in Shanghai Roger Federer had a dance off with Mickey Mouse in Shanghai
- October 10, 2017

I tell you one, only one. Is Halep's rise to world No. 1 without a Grand Slam win a slight on the WTA Tour? Nadal, who in August re-took the world's top ranking for the first time in more than three years, is also enjoying a stellar campaign. (more...)
South Africa's inaugural T20 Global League likely to be postponed South Africa's inaugural T20 Global League likely to be postponed
- October 10, 2017

It is understood that local broadcasters SuperSports is close to signing the papers but amount proposed by the network is much less than the anticipated amount. There was no indication that any of the current owners, seven of whom are from overseas, would withdraw from the event. CSA are expected to comment on the matter shortly. (more...)
Australia vs Syria: how and where to watch Australia vs Syria: how and where to watch
- October 10, 2017

The stadium has been home to some of the Socceroos' most memorable moments, including the 2005 World Cup playoff win against Uruguay that sent them to their first finals in 32 years. But the drama was not over as Syria won a late free kick just outside Australia's area with the seconds counting down. Postecoglou's concerns threatened to deepen when Brad Smith had to go off injured, with Mooy introduced in his stead, but the Socceroos breathed a sigh of relief with 12 minutes played when ... (more...)