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Three Xbox 360 games hit the Xbox One via backward compatibility Three Xbox 360 games hit the Xbox One via backward compatibility
- October 13, 2017

One of the features that Xbox One fans have been most looking forward to lately is backward compatibility with original Xbox games. The title was also released natively on Xbox One but if you bought it when you still owned an Xbox 360, you can now play it on Microsoft's newer console. (more...)
West Bromwich Albion boss Tony Pulis distances himself from Wales job West Bromwich Albion boss Tony Pulis distances himself from Wales job
- October 13, 2017

An emotional Gareth Bale was among a group of players who pleaded with Chris Coleman to stay as Wales manager after the team's failure to reach next year's World Cup Finals in Russian Federation. Everyone has respect for him, ' he said. "He gives 100 per cent, week in, week out". People don't know James McClean. People don't know James McClean just like people don't know Tony Pulis . (more...)
Monaco: Arsenal closer to Lemar than Liverpool Monaco: Arsenal closer to Lemar than Liverpool
- October 13, 2017

Jurgen Klopp's side emerged as a serious contender to sign Lemar late on, making two bids in the final week of the window with the club's medical team reportedly left on standby during that time to travel to Paris to carry out a medical if a deal was struck. (more...)
Michael Jordan expresses concerns with NBA's competitive balance Michael Jordan expresses concerns with NBA's competitive balance
- October 13, 2017

You're going to have one or two teams that are going to be great, and another 28 teams that are going to be garbage. He also talked about his pal Tiger Woods, a 14-time major champion golfer struggling to return after multiple back operations, and said he himself might not have "survived in this Twitter time". (more...)
RB Leipzig Almost Signed Kylian Mbappe - Ralf Ragnick RB Leipzig Almost Signed Kylian Mbappe - Ralf Ragnick
- October 13, 2017

Real Madrid had been tracking the France worldwide and were said to be leading the chase to sign him, but it was PSG who snapped him up by taking him on loan with an obligation to buy for reported €180 million at the end of the season. "The problem was: at the time we had just parted company with (coach) Alexander Zorniger, that was just after the winter break in 2015". The player's father told us we could have signed him immediately, if I had become the new trainer. (more...)
KU's Devonté Graham leads preseason All-Big 12 team KU's Devonté Graham leads preseason All-Big 12 team
- October 13, 2017

Sophomore guard Malik Newman (Kansas) picked up newcomer honors while Mohamed Bamba (Texas) was chosen as the top freshman heading into the season. Joining Graham on the All-Big 12 team were Oklahoma State's Jeffrey Carroll , TCU's Vladimir Brodziansky , Texas Tech's Zach Smith and West Virginia's Jevon Carter . (more...)
Bangladesh ranked 88th of 119 on global hunger index
- October 13, 2017

IFPRI said more than a fifth of Indian children aged below five weighed too little for their height and over a third were too short for their age. The report stated that as of 2015-16, 21 percent of India's children suffered from child wasting (low weight and height), which went up by a percent from 2005-2006. (more...)
Roger Goodell's wife defends him with stealth Twitter account Roger Goodell's wife defends him with stealth Twitter account
- October 13, 2017

The Journal , in its investigation of the Twitter account @forargument, found that Goodell had used it 14 times to defend her husband in reply to the posting of online stories from various publications, including ESPN.com, NBC Sports and the Journal . (more...)
Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC (NASDAQ:JAZZ): Institutional Investor Sentiment Up to 1.39
- October 13, 2017

Westfield Capital Management Company Lp who had been investing in Jazz Pharmaceuticals Plc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $8.63 billion market cap company. Mizuho maintained it with "Hold" rating and $144.0 target in Thursday, August 31 report. Brandywine Glob Inv Mgmt Limited Liability has invested 0.22% in Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc - Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:JAZZ). (more...)
Miguel Cotto to hang up gloves after fighting Sadam Ali
- October 13, 2017

All the offers were turned down and in the case of Spence and Mikey Garcia , since they aren't bound to a promoter, the fighters were offered a multi-bout agreement with Golden Boy in which would have been around $2 million to fight Cotto. (more...)
Kentucky's John Calipari gets in heated exchange with reporter Kentucky's John Calipari gets in heated exchange with reporter
- October 13, 2017

After several questions of a similar nature, Calipari began trying to wave off questions on that subject to transition to this year's basketball team. "We haven't been contacted", he said, via Ben Roberts of the Herald-Leader. There is no one, we haven't been contacted, the NCAA hasn't contacted us. (more...)
Over 1 Million Gamers Played The Gran Turismo Sport Beta Over 1 Million Gamers Played The Gran Turismo Sport Beta
- October 13, 2017

Before that happens, though, an open beta has been released to get the hype going for this title. Following a few server issues and an emergency server maintenance, Polyphony Digital has chose to extend the Gran Turismo Sport demo period by one more day. (more...)
Poll Shows Trump's Approval Rating Down In Every State Poll Shows Trump's Approval Rating Down In Every State
- October 13, 2017

The poll released on Wednesday shows 56 percent of US voters still disapprove of the job President Trump is doing. "They remain troubled by the president's competence, but see the economy booming along under his stewardship". "A lot of the non-voters dislike politics and all politicians, and these polls also include them along with undocumented immigrants who are not screened out", he wrote. (more...)
Penn State Preparing for Texas A&M to Pursue James Franklin Penn State Preparing for Texas A&M to Pursue James Franklin
- October 13, 2017

In his fourth season with the Nittany Lions, Franklin has his team at 6-0 and ranked No. 3 in the nation. With his family, including two daughters, settled into the greater State College community, it's hard to imagine Franklin jumping ship for another college football program, especially because of the Nittany Lions' current success and the strength of their next few recruiting classes. (more...)
Astros-Yankees: 5 things to watch in ALCS Astros-Yankees: 5 things to watch in ALCS
- October 13, 2017

Keuchel, who will start Game 1 , iced the Yankees in his lone start against them in the regular season, going six innings with five hits and earned runs. NY has been propelled by the home run machine, rookie Aaron Judge . Brett Gardner was 8-for-25 in the series and had a key two-run single late in Game 5 to help clinch it. (more...)
Ruling against Ezekiel Elliott means Roger Goodell can suspend the Cowboys RB Ruling against Ezekiel Elliott means Roger Goodell can suspend the Cowboys RB
- October 13, 2017

Three years ago, the National Football League stiffened its domestic violence policy with the six-game standard and more investigative power. The Cowboys happen to be on a bye week - which gives Zeke's team some time to counterpunch and fight the ruling. (more...)
Officer in serious condition after officer-involved shooting in Homewood Officer in serious condition after officer-involved shooting in Homewood
- October 13, 2017

It began when two officers on patrol spotted two vehicles in the lot, one of which had the trunk open. Investigators have learned that the two vehicles in the parking lot were owned by the suspects. The injured police officer was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries. Jefferson County Chief Deputy Coroner Billy Yates said his office has identified the man, but the family of the deceased has not yet been identified. (more...)
Report Says Pro Sports Teams No Longer Staying At Trump Hotels Report Says Pro Sports Teams No Longer Staying At Trump Hotels
- October 12, 2017

Trump took to Twitter to personally call out Stephen Curry, while uninviting the Golden State Warriors to the White House, even though much of the team has already confirmed they weren't going anyway. A person with knowledge of the Milwaukee Bucks' decision to drop Trump SoHo told The Washington Post that the Trump organization "was seen as not reflecting the franchise's values, and some players were not comfortable patronizing its properties". (more...)
Irfan Pathan's Wild Celebrations After Brother Yusuf Scores Century Irfan Pathan's Wild Celebrations After Brother Yusuf Scores Century
- October 12, 2017

Although the efforts of Pathan brothers were not enough to save Baroda from following on. The brotherhood between is a known fact and it is no surprise that Irfan is celebrating the century from Yusuf and has shared it on the social media. Though Baroda still had to follow on and lost the match by eight wickets in the end, Irfan's celebration upon Yusuf reaching a century went viral. In the video, it can be seen that the moment the ball leaves Yusuf's bat and crosses the boundary line Irfan ... (more...)
Hartley favourite for Toro Rosso US GP drive Hartley favourite for Toro Rosso US GP drive
- October 12, 2017

It was initially believed that Honda preferred to see the French driver defend his chances of clinching the Super Formula crown, but the manufacturer later considered the US GP to be its priority. He is part of a trio including fellow Kiwi Earl Bamber and German Timo Bernhard that leads the World Endurance Championship but will be looking for another drive next year after Porsche's decision to withdraw at the season's end. (more...)
Tottenham to play in front of 76000-plus versus Bournemouth at Wembley Tottenham to play in front of 76000-plus versus Bournemouth at Wembley
- October 12, 2017

Tottenham have been keeping supporters up to date by sharing regular updates on the new White Hart Lane, which will become the north Londoners home from the beginning of next season. The club's official Twitter account posted fresh photos showcasing the progress made on their new 61,559-capacity ground, with the single-tier South Stand beginning to take shape. (more...)
N'Golo Kante trained as an accountant before becoming professional footballer N'Golo Kante trained as an accountant before becoming professional footballer
- October 12, 2017

PSG believe it would be an expensive deal for the club, with Kante now worth more than what Chelsea paid when they bought him from Leicester City. Kante has been a revelation since moving to the Premier League, winning the title for Leicester and Chelsea in both of his full seasons in England. (more...)
'The most Catholic county in Ireland' has been revealed 'The most Catholic county in Ireland' has been revealed
- October 12, 2017

There are 730 Irish Travellers living in Longford town, the second highest number among towns of a population of 1,500 or more persons. Navan, Mullingar, Dundalk and Ballinasloe all had 500 or more Irish Travellers in 2016. Catholicism remains the predominant religion, accounting for 82.5% (69,877) of Laois's population in April 2016. In the past five years, the number of people with no religion nearly doubled. (more...)
Robbie Lawler vs. Rafael Dos Anjos To Headline UFC Winnipeg Event
- October 12, 2017

Lawler (28-11) is a former welterweight champion. Lawler, who now owns a lifetime professional mixed martial arts record of 28-11 (9-2 UFC ), will be heading into his second bout since losing the welterweight title to Tyron Woodley in July 2016. (more...)
Watkins frustrated with role Watkins frustrated with role
- October 12, 2017

Each week, it could change. "They had certain coverage that kind of took me out of the game, and that's part of the game". Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app . But they needed an outside vertical threat for a pass-catching unit devoid of players who can consistently beat defenses over the top. "I just want to be a part and make plays". (more...)
Leeds United interested in Huddersfield Town man, possible January move Leeds United interested in Huddersfield Town man, possible January move
- October 12, 2017

The left-back has found himself on the fringes of David Wagner's side at the John Smith's Stadium this season, which has opened up the possibility of a move away from the Premier League outfit. A few weaknesses have come to light concerning Leeds this last few weeks and their fans will be hoping the worldwide break has seen them address that. (more...)
West Ham midfielder speaks about his struggles and the importance of patience West Ham midfielder speaks about his struggles and the importance of patience
- October 12, 2017

West Ham fans are now anxious that Oxford may see his path to the first-team blocked by new additions. Sakho will get his first chance as West Ham United welcome Steve Mounie's Huddersfield to the London Stadium in search of their first English Premier League win on Monday night. (more...)
N'Golo Kante and Alvaro Morata unlikely to feature against Crystal Palace N'Golo Kante and Alvaro Morata unlikely to feature against Crystal Palace
- October 12, 2017

The health of Kante and Alvaro Morata is sure to be on the agenda at Friday's pre-match media conference. Antonio Conte, the Chelsea manager, could be without two key players - N'Golo Kante and Alvaro Morata - for Saturday's league game against Crystal Palace . (more...)
Ex-FIFA executive and PSG president investigated in bribery case Ex-FIFA executive and PSG president investigated in bribery case
- October 12, 2017

In March a year ago, the OAG said Valcke was suspected of criminal mismanagement and other offences. The proceeding in the Swiss authorities' broader Federation Internationale de Football Association investigation is against " Jerome Valcke , the chief executive officer of the BeIN Media Group LLC Nasser Al Khelaifi and a businessman in the sports rights sector", Swiss federal prosecutors said. (more...)
Kyrie Irving says Boston is 'a real, live sports city' Kyrie Irving says Boston is 'a real, live sports city'
- October 12, 2017

Celtics' Kyrie Irving happy to be in Boston: "It's exciting to be back on the East Coast", Irving said. I was talking to my best friend the other day: It's a really major city. The Boston Celtics ran the tables in the preseason which they capped off with a 108-100 win over the Charlotte Hornets to finish with a 4-0 preseason record. (more...)