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Clemson's Kelly Bryant making progress, but Dabo confident in backups if needed Clemson's Kelly Bryant making progress, but Dabo confident in backups if needed
- October 11, 2017

The Tigers (6-0, 4-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) wrap up their first half of the season when they head to Syracuse (3-3, 1-1) on Friday night. Bryant suffered a lower ankle injury and sported a walking boot after the game. Cooper has played in all six games and has attempted a pass in three. But it was Dontae Strickland who contributed most to the run-game with 25 carries for 80 yards and Ravian Pierce for the pass-game with 9 receptions for 99 yards. (more...)
Ashish Nehra announces retirement, will play last game on November 1 Ashish Nehra announces retirement, will play last game on November 1
- October 11, 2017

He has picked up 235 wickets across all three global formats so far. "But he feels, it's the right time to move on", the senior BCCI official was quoted as saying by PTI. He has not played any cricket after getting injured in the last IPL. He made his global debut in February 1999, and is now the longest-serving worldwide pacer in world cricket in terms of career span. (more...)
Keys to Victory in New England Patriots' Week 6 Matchup Keys to Victory in New England Patriots' Week 6 Matchup
- October 11, 2017

Even if they pull off a few upsets, it's nearly impossible to imagine the team finishing with a winning record or any fathomable shot at the postseason. That puts a lot of pressure on the offense, which has yet to score more than 23 points in a game. He has a lot of different options and uses them. The linebacker has lined up for just seven snaps all season, serving as an insurance policy the Patriots haven't needed to tap thus far. (more...)
Warriors reportedly think Russell Westbrook is easy to guard
- October 11, 2017

Russell Westbrook is easy to defend , according to some members of the Warriors . "Jack McCallum's new book (" Golden Days: West's Lakers, Steph's Warriors, and the California Dreamers Who Reinvented Basketball") about the Warriors has a bunch of anonymous Warriors talking about Russ and how they don't fear Russ". (more...)
Browns' Kevin Hogan named starting quarterback for Sunday's game Browns' Kevin Hogan named starting quarterback for Sunday's game
- October 11, 2017

Rookie DeShone Kizer has been benched in favor of backup Kevin Hogan, who threw two touchdown passes in the second half of Sunday's loss to the New York Jets. Hogan was not involved in the camp competition for the job but impressed the team's decision-makers with strong performances in the final two preseason games and has been the No. (more...)
Man Utd Star Offers Positive Update As He Steps-Up Injury Comeback Man Utd Star Offers Positive Update As He Steps-Up Injury Comeback
- October 11, 2017

The United boss did play down the suggestion that Pogba could miss up to 12 weeks and now the 24-year-old has taken to Instagram to provide a positive update on his rehabilitation. Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is back running on a treadmill and will reportedly return to action in time for the next worldwide break in early November. (more...)
Jose Mourinho to battle Chelsea for Tottenham star Danny Rose in January Jose Mourinho to battle Chelsea for Tottenham star Danny Rose in January
- October 11, 2017

However, United will face stiff competition for the 27-year-old's signature as the newspaper says Chelsea are also interested in signing Rose when the transfer window re-opens this winter. Already this season four different players have operated in the role-Ashley Young, Matteo Darmian, Daley Blind and Luke Shaw. Spurs will not want to lose Rose, but they have a ready-made replacement in Ben Davies, who is only a notch or two below the England worldwide in an attacking sense, and offers ... (more...)
Ferdinand backs Rashford to reach Mbappe, Dembele Ferdinand backs Rashford to reach Mbappe, Dembele
- October 11, 2017

Ferdinand is convinced Old Trafford starlet Rashford has what it takes to become just as good as fellow teen sensation Kylian Mbappe and emerge as one of the world's best players in the coming years. He's improving, he's hungry and he's getting opportunities this season. "I think potentially he is as good as those guys, but they have done it in the Champions League, while he is yet to prove that". (more...)
Ozil left embarrassed as no clubs willing to meet wage demands Ozil left embarrassed as no clubs willing to meet wage demands
- October 11, 2017

According to the Express, Fenerbahce are "ready" to take Ozil off their hands. "Ozil going back to Germany?" But Riedle, primarily for football nationalist reasons, wants the 28-year-old to make a return to the Bundesliga instead. (more...)
Florida man set on fire after losing National Football League bet Florida man set on fire after losing National Football League bet
- October 11, 2017

The bet was this: whichever team lost the game, someone would set that team jersey on fire. When deputies arrived at the home, 27-year-old Timothy Silyers had been already taken to Indian River Medical Center with 22-year-old Brianna Hook. (more...)
Azerbaijan to play in fourth division of UEFA Nations League Azerbaijan to play in fourth division of UEFA Nations League
- October 11, 2017

The top 12 nations, based on the 2017 UEFA National Ranking, are in League A will be drawn into four groups of three and play each other home and away on the global dates in September, October and November next year. Division D: Azerbaijan, Macedonia, Georgia, Belarus, Armenia, Faroe Islands, Latvia, Luxembourg, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Liechtenstein, Malta, Kosovo, Andorra, San Marino and Gibraltar. (more...)
Indians' Edwin Encarnacion expected to return for Game 5 Indians' Edwin Encarnacion expected to return for Game 5
- October 11, 2017

The New York Yankees meet the Cleveland Indians in a Major League Baseball deciding Game 5 in an American League Division Series on Wednesday, October 11, 2011 at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. Manager Joe Girardi was booed at the Stadium before Sunday's squeaker-a harsh response to his failure to challenge the ump's ruling of a hit batter, Lonnie Chisenhall. (more...)
NFLPA executive director blasts owners for not protecting players during anthem NFLPA executive director blasts owners for not protecting players during anthem
- October 11, 2017

On Sunday, Jones said that any Cowboys player who does anything to disrespect the flag "will not play". Jones told ESPN that the policy of suspending Cowboys players from games if they fail to stand during the anthem is not a new one, and has been in place since last season when Colin Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, first began to kneel in protest at perceived police brutality toward minority groups in the United States. (more...)
Hunt removed from UFC Sydney after disturbing revelations
- October 11, 2017

You can hear me starting to stutter and slur my words", he wrote. My memory is not that good anymore. The Daily Telegraph reported that UFC officials reviewed the article where Hunt spoke about the consequences he's paid in his long fighting career. (more...)
Are Barcelona lining up two alternatives to Philippe Coutinho? Are Barcelona lining up two alternatives to Philippe Coutinho?
- October 11, 2017

Just when Liverpool thought they had a battle on their hands to keep Philippe Coutinho out of Barcelona's clutches, a new club has entered the race to sign the Brazilian. Coutinho will look to make an impact and help the Reds close the seven point gap to Jose Mourinho's side. Five goals and five assists have seen the former Monaco forward rediscover the form he displayed in his debut campaign at Old Trafford, and it's also apparently caught the attention of Barcelona chiefs, who, ... (more...)
Wilshere enjoying responsibilities in new Arsenal system Wilshere enjoying responsibilities in new Arsenal system
- October 11, 2017

When asked recently about his preferred position for Arsenal, Wilshere said: " I can play in the deeper midfield role, which I did against Doncaster, and then I went and played on the left ". "That's coming back and my fitness levels, if I'm honest, are probably the best they've ever been". Wilshere remains excellent at retaining possession - he has an average pass accuracy of 91 per cent in the Europa League this season - but he faces a hard task in attempting to displace either Granit ... (more...)
Colombia tie Peru and advance to the 2018 World Cup Colombia tie Peru and advance to the 2018 World Cup
- October 11, 2017

Uruguay, Argentina and Colombia shored up South America's final three tickets to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russiaâ„¢ amid a hugely dramatic final day of qualifying in the CONMEBOL region. With Chile falling to Brazil 3-0, Peru chose to play safe, taking no chances and running out the clock in extra time. There are several complex permutations for the All Whites to consider but their future opponent may well depend on the results of the matches between Chile and Brazil and Peru against Colombia. (more...)
Real Madrid considering selling Gareth Bale in January 2018 Real Madrid considering selling Gareth Bale in January 2018
- October 11, 2017

The report also claims that "patience begins to be threatened" among Madrid's hierarchy in reference to Bale's recurring injuries and the forward "has been losing importance in the team". It has frustrated Real Madrid supporters no end, given he scored a stunning opener for the European champions just before hobbling off injured. However, Jose Mourinho is clearly an admirer of the Welshman, and will be more than pleased to acquire the services of the world class player, despite his injury ... (more...)
Charly Musonda hits out at Chelsea in astonishing rant Charly Musonda hits out at Chelsea in astonishing rant
- October 11, 2017

His post was flooded with friends supporters encouraging the youngster, with his brother Lamisha, who plays for Belgian club Mechelen and also previously spent time in the Chelsea youth system, appearing to take a shot at the way Chelsea operate, in a post which was soon deleted. (more...)
Serbia beats Georgia in World Cup qualifier Serbia beats Georgia in World Cup qualifier
- October 11, 2017

Georgia caused Serbia plenty of problems in the reverse fixture, taking the lead and wasting a chance to bag a second before the visitors fought back to win 3-1, and they'll seize on any nervousness seeping into the ranks of the table-toppers. (more...)
Forsberg gives Predators roller-coaster win vs. Flyers Forsberg gives Predators roller-coaster win vs. Flyers
- October 11, 2017

On the night they raised their Western Conference championship banner, the Predators blew a 3-0 lead as the Flyers scored five straight goals. When Philadelphia coach Dave Hakstol challenged for offside and lost, the Predators had the man advantage, and Forsberg scored the winning goal. (more...)
Costa Rica clinches World Cup berth on Waston's late goal Costa Rica clinches World Cup berth on Waston's late goal
- October 11, 2017

The Catrachos could automatically qualify for Russian Federation 2018 with a win, a Panama loss or draw, and a US loss. Mexico wrapped up the first berth about a month ago. More qualifying: Cristiano Ronaldo scored and helped Portugal win an eighth straight game in Europe, 2-0 over Andorra, but Group B rival Switzerland's 5-2 win over visiting Hungary ran its own win streak to nine. (more...)
Richmond premiership footballer could face jail over nude photo scandal Richmond premiership footballer could face jail over nude photo scandal
- October 11, 2017

Anyone convicted of Victorian revenge porn laws - where adults who send intimate images without the consent of the other person - faces up to two years jail. "I would expect that there's an investigation going on now", O'Neal said. "I'm just not across the facts because it's just been brought to my attention very recently within the last few hours, but I understand that something's going on", she told the audience. (more...)
Squarespace to sponsor jerseys Squarespace to sponsor jerseys
- October 11, 2017

The video doesn't mention Squarespace specifically, but talks about how in NY nothing is given and everything must be earned - a pretty familiar trope for the Big Apple. The change gets rid of traditional home and road uniforms and instead lets the home team choose what it wants to wear while the road team chooses a contrasting uniform. (more...)
Arsenal interested in signing Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan? Arsenal interested in signing Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan?
- October 11, 2017

The Turkish midfielder turned down a move to Gala last summer, but with it now seemingly clear he has little future at the club, he could be tempted to return, although Barca may have to accept a significant loss on the 30-year-old. The Turkey worldwide earned his 100th cap for his country in the 3-0 defeat by Iceland last week, and although his Barcelona contract expires 2020, he might leave to get minutes elsewhere. (more...)
J&K: Terrorists target CRPF convoy in Srinagar, no casualties J&K: Terrorists target CRPF convoy in Srinagar, no casualties
- October 11, 2017

No trooper was injured but one of the attackers were injured. "There was an attack on three vehicles returning from secretariat duty", CRPF DIG Sanjay Sharma told ANI. (more...)
Veteran CB Leon Hall signs with San Francisco 49ers Veteran CB Leon Hall signs with San Francisco 49ers
- October 11, 2017

San Francisco was struggling at the position heading into Sunday's game against the Colts, then lost two cornerbacks to injuries - rookie Ahkello Witherspoon (concussion) and Asa Jackson (hamstring). The Bengals selected the former MI standout in the first round of the 2007 NFL Draft (No. 18 overall). Hall, 32, is a 2007 first-round pick who has made 107 starts and grabbed 27 interceptions in his career. (more...)
John Farrell's Future With Red Sox Uncertain
- October 11, 2017

Verlander is likely to start either Game 1 or Game 2. In Phoenix, rookie Cody Bellinger homered and drove in two runs, Yu Darvish pitched five strong innings, and the Dodgers swept their way into the NL championship series with a 3-1 victory over the Diamondbacks in Game 3 of their series. (more...)
Astros take commanding 2-0 series lead in ALDS Astros take commanding 2-0 series lead in ALDS
- October 11, 2017

No joking. Only focus. Encarnacion was on crutches and wearing a boot on his sprained right ankle Saturday, but manager Terry Francona said the designated hitter hadn't been ruled out of Sunday's game at Yankee Stadium. In Fister's case, it was his career. Going 4-2 with a 2.60 ERA in 55.1 IP, although the WHIP could look better sitting at an unsettling 1.27. Do Red Sox fans not care this year? There have been a lot of ups in the postseason. (more...)
Porsche Built an Electric Cayman to Show Off "Porsche Turbo Charging"
- October 11, 2017

However, where its gas engine would normally be found, there's something very different. Porsche calls it the Cayman e-volution, and it can reach 62 miles per hour in just 3.3 seconds on pure battery power. Porsche says it will be used as a supplement to a high-power fast charging network with a medium voltage connection. The system is a collaborative development between Porsche Engineering and ADS-TEC, created to be used "in areas where the distribution system is subject to power ... (more...)