Sports


Dale Earnhardt Jr. and wife Amy expecting first child
- October 17, 2017

The couple met in 2008 when Amy was part of an interior design crew renovating Dale's house. Dale and Amy tied the knot on New Year's Eve of 2016. The baby girl will be the granddaughter of Hall of Fame driver Dale Earnhardt Sr. And it would be weird not being a race-car driver if I have a daughter or son. (more...)
SPORTSMANSHIP: South Carolina player comforts Tennessee QB after loss SPORTSMANSHIP: South Carolina player comforts Tennessee QB after loss
- October 17, 2017

Although Guarantano and company were able to drive 73 yards to South Carolina's two-yard line, the quarterback, making his first career start, wasn't able to get into the end zone. SC (5-2, 3-2) scored on each of its last three drives. Dowdle becomes the latest significant SC player sidelined with an injury. Cimaglia normally shares Tennessee's kicking duties with Aaron Medley, as Medley handles the shorter field goals and extra points while Cimaglia has the long-distance attempts. (more...)
Parents Encouraged To Talk To Teenagers About Road Safety Parents Encouraged To Talk To Teenagers About Road Safety
- October 17, 2017

Prevalence of Teen Driver Errors Leading to Serious Motor Vehicle Crashes. Subjects detailed in the press release include drinking and driving, seat-belt usage, speeding and distracted driving. "What we want teens to do is to make sure they're not getting involved in unnecessary conversations, not pulling the driver's attention away from the road to look at something else, or text or answer a phone", Nasworthy said. (more...)
Golden Tate expected to be out 'weeks' with shoulder sprain Golden Tate expected to be out 'weeks' with shoulder sprain
- October 17, 2017

According to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport , Tate will undergo an MRI to acquire a full understanding of the extent of the injury. He logged seven catches for 96 yards and a tackle-breaking touchdown before exiting Sunday's game with the injury. (more...)
Palace gets first EPL goal, points by beating Chelsea 2-1 Palace gets first EPL goal, points by beating Chelsea 2-1
- October 17, 2017

Manchester City showed their impressive title credentials, once more, as they smashed Stoke at the Etihad Stadium. With 24 goals and the league starting to take shape, gameweek 8 did not fail to impress. In Scotland, Celtic remain top of the Premiership after defeating Dundee 1-0. Spurs couldn't break the deadlock before half-time but crumbled the Cherries' resolve soon into the second when Christian Eriksen delicately slotted in a terrific goal from 16 yards in the 47th ... (more...)
Time Set for Ole Miss/Arkansas Game Time Set for Ole Miss/Arkansas Game
- October 17, 2017

One area Luke would like to see the Rebels improve is in limiting explosive plays in the run game. I didn't get it done, but the past is the past. Despite the unpleasant way his tenure at Ole Miss ended, Orgeron isn't anxious that going to Oxford will be awkward. (more...)
Sixers Joel Embiid practiced Monday, probable for Wednesday's opener Sixers Joel Embiid practiced Monday, probable for Wednesday's opener
- October 17, 2017

Meeting with reporters himself shortly afterwards, Embiid said that he was "disappointed" at the news of the restriction. He pointed out that all his minutes against the Heat came in the first half. UPDATE (10/16, 3:30 p.m.): NBC Sports Philadelphia's Jessica Camerato spoke with Head Coach Brett Brown and got his full response regarding the Embiid situation, and comments on whether he'll be having a minutes restriction on Wednesday. (more...)
Big Sam not keen on Scotland job Big Sam not keen on Scotland job
- October 17, 2017

Allardyce helped Premier League side Crystal Palace escape relegation last campaign before resigning in May and the former West Ham United manager has ruled out taking up Scotland's vacant managerial role. "At this moment in time I would be very picky and choosy about any potential managerial jobs if I was to go back in, so that makes it very hard". The former England boss has been linked with the job to replace Gordon Strachan, who left the role after the failure to qualify for the 2018 ... (more...)
Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders, Isaiah McKenzie have sprained ankles Broncos' Emmanuel Sanders, Isaiah McKenzie have sprained ankles
- October 17, 2017

McKenzie, the team's top punt returner who plays in some offensive personnel groupings, left shortly after he fell awkwardly while jumping for a pass. The 22-year-old has one catch for zero yards this season. Both players underwent MRIs on Monday. Siemian also sprained his right shoulder during a preseason game past year while diving to make a tackle after an interception, but played the following week. (more...)
NaVorro Bowman will reportedly sign one-year deal with Raiders NaVorro Bowman will reportedly sign one-year deal with Raiders
- October 17, 2017

As Foster ascended to the starting lineup, it became clear Bowman, who was due some $12 million next season, was no longer part of the 49ers' long-term plan under new general manager John Lynch and coach Kyle Shanahan, making his departure the right move for both sides. (more...)
Liverpool's Dejan Lovren accuses Romelu Lukaku of deliberately kicking him in face Liverpool's Dejan Lovren accuses Romelu Lukaku of deliberately kicking him in face
- October 16, 2017

We need to move on. The draw meant Liverpool have only won one of their last eight games in all competitions, including the Champions League , in which they drew their opening group games against Sevilla and Spartak Moscow. It is over now and you cannot change it; no-one can change it. "I am confident. I don't know how we will play but we need to get three points this way or that way". (more...)
LaMarcus Aldridge, Spurs Engaged In Contract Extension Talks LaMarcus Aldridge, Spurs Engaged In Contract Extension Talks
- October 16, 2017

Since signing a four-year, $84 million free agent deal with San Antonio prior to the 2015-16 season, Aldridge has regressed a great deal. Any max offer would be 120 percent off either his salary for this or next season, according to ESPN Insider Bobby Marks . (more...)
Woman killed in Waterford after tree falls on vehicle Woman killed in Waterford after tree falls on vehicle
- October 16, 2017

Authorities have now increased their calls for people to stay off the road and get indoors. According to RTÉ, early reports that two people were in the auto are yet to be confirmed, but Waterford council has confirmed the death of at least one person in the incident. (more...)
Lovren accuses 'nervous' Lukaku of stamp during Manchester United draw
- October 16, 2017

Van Gaal was also given a good reception as he left pitchside for Anfield's inner chambers, and took pictures with grateful United fans. They started to resign themselves to a draw. "We showed to everyone that we can play against big teams". Liverpool are looking to record their first win of the group stages after frustrating draws with Sevilla and Spartak Moscow in the opening two matches. (more...)
Rick Pitino's firing expected to become official Monday Rick Pitino's firing expected to become official Monday
- October 16, 2017

The association, which oversees Louisville's sports programs and is composed of trustees, faculty, students and administrators, voted to oust the longtime Cardinals coach following a board meeting Monday. "The coach did not engage in any of this activity, he didn't know about the activity, I think we made a very compelling case to the board". Assistant coach James Padgett has been named the program's interim head coach. (more...)
Real test begins now, Paraguay coach ahead of USA clash Real test begins now, Paraguay coach ahead of USA clash
- October 16, 2017

For any fans of the US men's national team looking for signs of hope for American soccer following last week's humiliating failure to qualify for next year's World Cup, here's some news. A defeat in the last group match against Colombia pushed the U.S. to the third place in group A, but the six points earned in the first two matches came to their rescue. (more...)
Adam Lallana nearing Liverpool comeback after returning to training at Melwood
- October 16, 2017

However, he is now close to a return to action after hitting the Melwood training ground, sharing his recovery on Instagram: "Great week stepping up the rehab even further - getting stronger each and every day". Whenever Lallana does make his Liverpool return in the coming weeks, England boss Gareth Southgate has reportedly agreed not to call on Lallana for the November global break that follows the game against West Ham on the fourth of November. (more...)
LeBron James Ankle Injury: Status Unclear For Season Opener Against Boston LeBron James Ankle Injury: Status Unclear For Season Opener Against Boston
- October 16, 2017

James was held out of Friday's preseason finale in Orlando to rest the ankle. James, who has been remarkably durable during his career and never missed an opener, skipped a bulk of the preseason because of his ankle, playing 30 minutes in just one contest. (more...)
Goals dry up for Man United as Man City delivers master class Goals dry up for Man United as Man City delivers master class
- October 16, 2017

David de Gea's save after a shot from Joel Matip was among few highlights in the 0-0 Anfield draw. City didn't even need top scorer Sergio Aguero, who stayed on the bench on his return to the squad after sustaining a broken rib in a auto crash. (more...)
Zaha will save Palace - Morrison Zaha will save Palace - Morrison
- October 16, 2017

Zaha, on his return from a knee injury which had kept him out since the opening day of the campaign, was instrumental as bottom club Palace punished the Premier League champions for a poor performance. "He didn't feel any love at Old Trafford". "He would make the difference to any team and having seen him grow into the player he is today is tremendous". (more...)
McGregor posts cryptic message hinting at potential title fight with Tony Ferguson McGregor posts cryptic message hinting at potential title fight with Tony Ferguson
- October 16, 2017

And McGregor seemingly has Ferguson in his sights after posting a single word message to his fans on social media - "Tony". The 27-year-old Irishman accompanied the message with a cartoon of himself, in a style similar to that of video game Grand Theft Auto. (more...)
Dolphins Complete Major Comeback, Stun Falcons For 20-17 Win Dolphins Complete Major Comeback, Stun Falcons For 20-17 Win
- October 16, 2017

Miami got its two touchdowns in the third quarter. "It was a huge win for us in my hometown of Atlanta, against a great team", Jones said. "Just a pretty inconsistent game for us", Matt Ryan said after the loss. And then it got worse. The Dolphins stopped the Falcons on Atlanta's next possession, and long snapper Josh Harris botched the snap on the punt attempt . (more...)
Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) Sale Analysis
- October 16, 2017

Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a buy rating and set a $16.00 price objective on shares of Huntington Bancshares in a report on Thursday, July 27th. The stock has a market cap of $15.09 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.17 and a beta of 1.38. (more...)
Flexibility and adaptability key to succeed in India - Williamson Flexibility and adaptability key to succeed in India - Williamson
- October 16, 2017

Pandya is the new face of the new Team India with a potential long-term role at No. 4 with the bat, and both of India's spinners have the word "wrist" before them: leggie Yuzvendra Chahal and chinaman Kuldeep Yadav. "It's always a tough tour, coming to India, as a lot of opposition teams have found in recent times", said Williamson, who looked back on his team's performance in the 2016 ODI series here. (more...)
Ronaldo and Kane go head-to-head in Champions League Ronaldo and Kane go head-to-head in Champions League
- October 16, 2017

Ajax, with Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld also in their starting line-up, lost both ties 4-1 but Eriksen believes five years on, Spurs are well-equipped to do better. "That big teams recognise the work he has done, and featuring in media speculation only encourages you to keep going on the same path". "Would Real Madrid be making a mistake if they think we are just the Harry Kane team?" Alli has been heralded as one of the brightest young prospects in the game , however he ... (more...)
'Teething problems' for new GWR train to Wales 'Teething problems' for new GWR train to Wales
- October 16, 2017

Commuter Craig McCrum, 38, said "water was pouring out" of the air conditioning system but said he was "not surprised" as he insisted " GWR is a complete shambles". The Department for Transport said: "The new trains are a renewal of the ageing Intercity 125 fleet, which was first introduced in 1976, and they will go on to replace fleets across the country". (more...)
The Weinstein Company thrown lifeline by private equity group The Weinstein Company thrown lifeline by private equity group
- October 16, 2017

Colony previously invested in Miramax, a production company created by the Weinstein brothers but subsequently sold. Colony Capital is led by Thomas Barrack, a longtime friend of US President Donald Trump who informally advises the US president. (more...)
Penn State rises to No Penn State rises to No
- October 16, 2017

Should it play out that way, the Nittany Lions-Buckeyes contest would be a rematch of a game that will take place October 28 in Columbus. Alabama, which has been No. He has Alabama-Clemson and Ohio State-Oklahoma in the playoff semis and Penn State playing University of Central Florida in the Peach Bowl. Clemson started the weekend's weirdness on Friday night at Syracuse, losing a three-point game as three-touchdown favorites. (more...)
National Basketball Association outlook: Four challengers will make Warriors work National Basketball Association outlook: Four challengers will make Warriors work
- October 16, 2017

The Rockets are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Golden State, 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings and the under is 6-1 in the last 7 meetings. However, their Achilles' heel of defensive frailty (Their defensive rating was way down at 18 best in the league) proved to be an obstacle to a true title push. (more...)
Woods 'making progress' with latest comeback Woods 'making progress' with latest comeback
- October 16, 2017

Woods, for the third time in eight days, posted a video on Twitter to provide an update on his recovery by hitting a driver. "Overall, I'm very optimistic how I'm progressing, " Woods said on September 27 before the Presidents Cup. "It's a process, and I'm in no hurry", he added. "First things first: get my health organized, make sure the pain goes away". "I'm still training, I'm getting stronger". (more...)