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BeIN refutes Swiss accusations of corruption BeIN refutes Swiss accusations of corruption
- October 16, 2017

The statement added that the suspects were under investigation for alleged bribery of a private individual, fraud, criminal mismanagement and document forgery. The reports come despite the beIN Media Group vowing to fully co-operate with the investigation in a statement where they refuted all accusations. "But I've received nothing from Nasser", Valcke told the paper. (more...)
What's Ahead For This Dividend Darling: Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) What's Ahead For This Dividend Darling: Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC)
- October 16, 2017

The firm earned "Hold" rating on Wednesday, October 12 by Jefferies. Cantor Fitzgerald initiated Msci Inc (NYSE:MSCI) rating on Tuesday, November 10. Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $42.0 target. The stock stands almost $4.9 off versus the 52-week high of $6.98 and $1.58 above the 52-week low of $0.5. Matson, Inc. (NYSE:MATX) has declined 5.12% since October 15, 2016 and is downtrending. (more...)
De Kock, Amla slam centuries power South Africa to 10-wicket win
- October 16, 2017

South African openers yesterday put in a big unbeaten stand to clinch the first one-day worldwide against Bangladesh , by handing down a one sided 10-wicket victory. India and South Africa are exhausted at third with 7. With three boundaries in the ninth over, his opening partner Amla (110 not out) brought the 50 run stand and the Proteas ended the first powerplay at 61 for naught. (more...)
Manchester City are the best team in Europe, says Raul Albiol Manchester City are the best team in Europe, says Raul Albiol
- October 16, 2017

Pep Guardiola says there is no chance that his Manchester City players will fall into the trap of over-confidence in this week's Champions League clash against Napoli despite their spellbinding form on the domestic front in the Premier League . (more...)
Freaky! Aussie cricketer smashes 87% of his team's runs Freaky! Aussie cricketer smashes 87% of his team's runs
- October 16, 2017

Out of his team's total of 354, Dunstan made the contribution of a whopping 86.7 percent which speaks in itself about the impact his innings made in the match. It felt like a few overs later I was on 200 and then I went on with it. I'm known for hitting a lot of big sixes - I don't want to run. The ridiculous scorecard shows Dunstan was part of a seventh wicket partnership of 213 runs, where his teammate contributed just 18 runs. (more...)
Paul Pogba is unhappy with France role - Jose Mourinho Paul Pogba is unhappy with France role - Jose Mourinho
- October 16, 2017

The midfielder has been out of action since limping out of the 3-0 Champions League win over Basel on September 12 - an injury United boss Jose Mourinho later suggested was "long term". Pogba had earlier posted another video, captioned "baby, I've missed you" in which he is seen slipping on a pair of football boots before running through some high intensity sprinting exercises. (more...)
Webb to be a victim of Wales' new selection policy Webb to be a victim of Wales' new selection policy
- October 16, 2017

Biggar now has 56 caps, but he is likely to hit the 60-mark this season with Wales having four autumn Tests and then a Six Nations campaign. Webb, though, is potentially a different story. The existing policy worked to an extent, but it has not worked well enough. It was quite complicated. "We have chose to makes these changes to protect the 'investment' made by Welsh rugby - by our coaches, supporters, clubs, communities and fellow team members - in those individuals who rise to the top ... (more...)
LEADING OFF: Astros, Yanks try to get bats going in New York LEADING OFF: Astros, Yanks try to get bats going in New York
- October 16, 2017

In the regular season, they pitched to a 4.27 mark, which ranked just 17th out of 30 Major League Baseball clubs. The Astros' Jose Altuve slides in with the winning run as the Yankees' Gary Sanchez searches for the ball during the ninth inning of Game 2 of the AL Championship Series on October 14, 2017 in Houston . (more...)
Northern Ireland will not be seeded for play-offs Northern Ireland will not be seeded for play-offs
- October 16, 2017

The Danes have moved up seven places in the rankings and will be seeded along with Switzerland , Italy and Croatia . Northern Ireland, Ireland, Greece and Sweden are the other teams involved. The top seven teams on Monday were Germany , Brazil , Portugal , Argentina , Belgium , Poland and France - all among the 23 teams who have so far guaranteed their places in Russian Federation. (more...)
Winston sustains shoulder injury vs. Cards Winston sustains shoulder injury vs. Cards
- October 16, 2017

Winston was hurt attempting a throw during the second quarter of the game when Cardinals pass rusher Chandler Jones dropped the 23-year-old gunslinger to the ground while the Bucs were being shut out by Arizona. The Buccaneers are off to a disappointing start and Winston hasn't been great. The former Heisman Trophy victor won six games as a rookie, followed by nine previous year, with a chance to take another leap this season, even as the Buccaneers play without a bye week due to early season ... (more...)
Liverpool intend to 'dominate' Manchester United during Anfield clash, insists Emre Can Liverpool intend to 'dominate' Manchester United during Anfield clash, insists Emre Can
- October 16, 2017

The defence has been a long-standing issue which, by his own admission, Klopp is losing patience with, but the growing concern for Liverpool prior to the global break was their wastefulness in front of goal. Germany worldwide Can is aware of the significance of a clash with rivals Manchester United and is looking forward to what he hopes will be a "special" day. (more...)
Daniel Webb, former Chicago White Sox pitcher, dead in ATV accident Daniel Webb, former Chicago White Sox pitcher, dead in ATV accident
- October 16, 2017

Webb had just gotten married a few weeks prior. He was drafted again in 2009 by the Toronto Blue Jays and was traded in 2012 to the Chicago White Sox . He was released by Chicago in November 2016 and had not since latched on with a new team. Webb missed the entire 2017 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery on June 10, 2016, and was reportedly attempting a comeback. (more...)
Federer, Nadal one match away from Shanghai Masters showdown Federer, Nadal one match away from Shanghai Masters showdown
- October 16, 2017

Yesterday, Nadal kept alive his hopes of clinching his first title in Shanghai by overcoming Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-3 in the quarter-finals of the men's singles event that lasted lasted more than three hours. After the high-noon showdown between Liverpool and a United side lacking in any great ambition ended in goalless stalemate at Anfield, City cashed in with a third straight league match at the Etihad in which they have struck at least five goals. (more...)
Bullards Alley leaves no doubt in Canadian International
- October 16, 2017

Da Silva, who won the Grade 3 Ontario Derby earlier on the card on Tiz a Slam, was winning his first Canadian International on his first time riding Bullards Alley . It was da Silva's first career mount aboard Bullards Alley . Still, Da Silva, who won four races on the day, said it was a nice feeling beating the world's best riders in global, including the likes of Julien Leparoux, Joel Rosario, Ryan Moore, Jose Ortiz and Oisin Murphy. (more...)
Giants surprise Broncos with 17-3 halftime lead Giants surprise Broncos with 17-3 halftime lead
- October 16, 2017

As I talked about here , the Broncos could completely control the time of possession due to their solid rushing attack and the Giants' weak rush defense. It will be imperative that they get their fourth-straight win there as they will only have four more home games throughout their remaining 11 games. Anderson has rushed for 330 yards, ninth in the NFL . (more...)
Can Jameis Winston be considered among elite quarterbacks in NFL? Can Jameis Winston be considered among elite quarterbacks in NFL?
- October 16, 2017

That 300 yards per game average ranks Winston at third in the National Football League behind Brady and Palmer while he ranks 13th in total QB rating and right now has an improved completion percentage over last season. Before going down with the shoulder injury, Winston completed 5-of-10 passes for 61 yards. Working from a huge deficit, Fitzpatrick finished 22-for-32 for 290 yards and three three touchdowns. (more...)
Can Jameis Winston be considered among elite quarterbacks in NFL? Can Jameis Winston be considered among elite quarterbacks in NFL?
- October 16, 2017

That 300 yards per game average ranks Winston at third in the National Football League behind Brady and Palmer while he ranks 13th in total QB rating and right now has an improved completion percentage over last season. Before going down with the shoulder injury, Winston completed 5-of-10 passes for 61 yards. Working from a huge deficit, Fitzpatrick finished 22-for-32 for 290 yards and three three touchdowns. (more...)
Martavis Bryant requested a trade, Steelers aware he's 'unhappy' Martavis Bryant requested a trade, Steelers aware he's 'unhappy'
- October 16, 2017

Rapoport says Bryant is "ready for a new start" in his first year back. So far this season, Bryant has 15 receptions for 204 yards and one touchdown. He quickly developed a rapport with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger , showcasing his 6-4 frame as an end zone threat. Whether or not Bryant is a member of the roster, the team next takes to the field next Sunday at home against the Cincinnati Bengals. (more...)
José Mourinho hints at future PSG role after Manchester United
- October 16, 2017

But the former Chelsea manager has impressed United chiefs following his efforts a year ago that saw them win the Europa League and the EFL Cup. Turkey worldwide playmaker and Manchester United summer transfer target Arda Turan's future is looking increasingly uncertain. (more...)
WWE Announces Signing Of Mae Young Classic Competitor, More WWE Announces Signing Of Mae Young Classic Competitor, More
- October 16, 2017

However, Triple H announced recently that the WWE will be doing more to open up pathways to the company for Indian wrestlers, and he certainly wasn't lying as we've seen evidence of the WWE's attempt to diversify already; they held a cruiserweight classic which featured Mustafa Ali, WWE's first and only wrestler of Pakistani descent, and the Mae Young Classic women's tournament with their first ever female Indian wrestler, Kavita Devi . (more...)
NFL, team owners will reportedly not ban players from anthem protests NFL, team owners will reportedly not ban players from anthem protests
- October 16, 2017

While the league's gameday operations manual stipulates that players are subject to fines or other forms of discipline if they do not stand for the national anthem, "there is no expectation that the NFL would issue an ultimatum or mandate on the matter", according to the report . (more...)
Ravens takeaways from their bad 27-24 overtime loss to Bears Ravens takeaways from their bad 27-24 overtime loss to Bears
- October 16, 2017

After trailing for most of the day to the Chicago Bears , it appeared as though the Baltimore Ravens could finally take a lead. The Chicago Bears have given the keys to the team to rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky . What's worse is that all three of the Ravens' turnovers came from their own 44-yard line or further into the Bears' territory, further squandering good drives and field position by allowing Chicago off the hook. (more...)
Mike DeVito's Patriots notebook: week 6 vs New York Jets Mike DeVito's Patriots notebook: week 6 vs New York Jets
- October 15, 2017

The "deep threat" for NY is Jermaine Kearse , who the Jets got from Seattle in the Sheldon Richardson trade. Josh McCown passed for 354 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions, becoming the third Jets quarterback in the last 25 years to pass for over 300 yards against the Patriots . (more...)
Nebraska hires Washington State AD Bill Moos to same position Nebraska hires Washington State AD Bill Moos to same position
- October 15, 2017

Moos, who has led Washington State's athletic department since 2010 and served as Oregon's athletic director from 1995 to 2007, agreed to a five-year contract with Nebraska that will pay him $1 million annually. He made his name in the Pac-12 as the athletic director at OR from 1995-2007 before he announced his retirement. The school wasted very little time replacing Shawn Eichorst, fired on September 21, and in Moos gets an administrator with almost two decades of experience at Power Five ... (more...)
Hoyer gets hook, 49ers turn to rookie quarterback CJ Beathard Hoyer gets hook, 49ers turn to rookie quarterback CJ Beathard
- October 15, 2017

Beathard his first significant snaps. The 49ers signed Hoyer in the offseason because of his familiarity with Kyle Shanahan for whom he played with the Cleveland Browns in 2014. Beathard ignited his first touchdown drive by completing passes to Marquise Goodwin for 19 yards and then Kittle for 31 yards to reach Washington's 25-yard line. (more...)
Martin Keown expects meek Mesut Ozil to leave Arsenal in January Martin Keown expects meek Mesut Ozil to leave Arsenal in January
- October 15, 2017

I don't know if he's got that ruthlessness in his make-up. "That ball has got to be in the back of the net". People might think I'm coming for him but you've got to be clinical in those situations. However, if you presumed Ozil had registered an assist in 2017-18 and Hart has not, you would be wrong. Replying to a fan, he added: "C'mon! To blame ozil for the 2nd goal No way". (more...)
Penn State, Georgia, TCU go 2-3-4 in latest Coaches' Poll Penn State, Georgia, TCU go 2-3-4 in latest Coaches' Poll
- October 15, 2017

Alabama is still No. 1, with Penn State moving up to No. 2 after a week off. Washington State was blown out on the road 37-3 by California and fell seven spots to 15th. College GameDay will broadcast this weekend from State College. More details about the show will be announced on Monday. The Lions return to action next Saturday when MI comes to town for a 7:30 p.m. (more...)
Luke Kuechly avoided concussion against Eagles, per sources Luke Kuechly avoided concussion against Eagles, per sources
- October 15, 2017

He was officially ruled out midway through the third quarter, and the Panthers announced he was in the protocol. But all tests conducted on Kuechly since Thursday night's loss to the Philadelphia Eagles have not revealed another concussion, sources said. (more...)
Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater Could Come Off PUP List Soon Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater Could Come Off PUP List Soon
- October 15, 2017

This year, Bradford has battled a bone bruise in his knee since Week 2 and missed Week 2 through Week 4 along the way. Bradford's knees have been the downfall of his entire career since he was selected No. The wear and tear on his knee might simply be too much for the quarterback to overcome. Bridgewater has not played since the 2015 season, missing all of previous year after he suffered a major knee injury during training camp. (more...)
What's Propelling Baidu Ads (NASDAQ:BIDU) After Lower Shorts Reported?
- October 15, 2017

Analysts await Baidu Inc (ADR) (NASDAQ: BIDU ) to report earnings on October, 26. The stock increased 0.21% or $0.32 on October 13, reaching $153.93. About 1.76M shares traded. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in Q2 2017. Its up 8.06, from 1.2 in 2017Q1. The insider Ott Robert J sold 12,400 shares worth $952,217. Several other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. (more...)