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Steelers S Mike Mitchell receives two fines for illegal hits against Chiefs
- October 21, 2017

Mitchell was also fined for his hit on Smith in the third quarter of that game but that only cost him $9,115. Mitchell was docked $48,620 for a helmet-to-helmet shot to Chiefs running back Charcandrick West . He could not take the field for the Chiefs on Thursday night against the Oakland Raiders. The $48,620 from the West play, which occurred late in the second quarter on a gang tackle, is a result of Mitchell's repeat-offender status. (more...)
What's Next for Conor McGregor? What's Next for Conor McGregor?
- October 21, 2017

It could be a good one. Filmed over the course of 4 years, the film grants an exclusive, all-access account of his life and rising star status and includes unprecedented access, never before seen moments and explosive fight footage. "I still see Conor - if they're standing for any sort of extended period on the feet, it'll be a quick one and that's it". "He's just not as tidy as Conor. (more...)
49ers CEO Jed York doesn't believe Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed 49ers CEO Jed York doesn't believe Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed
- October 21, 2017

His former teammate Eric Reid, has continued to do the same on the 49ers' sideline this season, and has had the support of York, as did Kaepernick, to do what he believes is best. "You're seeing people who might not understand that firsthand and they're getting a much better perspective". And since the agreement can be "implied", attorney Mark Geragos will have the ability to weave together text messages, emails, testimony, etc.in an effort to create the know-it-when-you-see-it impression that ... (more...)
Shuttler Sindhu crashes out of Denmark Open Shuttler Sindhu crashes out of Denmark Open
- October 21, 2017

Saina didn't shy to acknowledge the improvement she has seen in competitors in recent past, adding that she still has long way to go. Saina Nehwal and HSPrannoy were knocked out of the $750,000 Denmark Open badminton tournament after losing their respectivequarterfinals in straight games at Odense on Friday. (more...)
Verstappen extends deal with Red Bull through 2020 Verstappen extends deal with Red Bull through 2020
- October 21, 2017

Ricciardo felt Verstappen's move to extend his deal with Red Bull was "positive" in that it showed the Dutchman and his management had faith in the team going forward. Red Bull hopes it will be his final power unit change before the end of the season. However, it may be that Verstappen realised his options for a move were limited. (more...)
Ghana Vs Mali: Algerian Charef to officiate clash Ghana Vs Mali: Algerian Charef to officiate clash
- October 21, 2017

Mali made its first big impression finishing runner-up against Nigeria in the last edition (2015) in Chile. It had never progressed beyond the quarterfinals prior to that. He will certainly be one of the players to watch out tomorrow and the Mali defenders have to keep a close vigil on him. Mali will be looking at N'Diaye, who shares the top spot in the scoring chart with France's Amine Gouiri, to remain as effective in the striking zone. (more...)
Stephon Gilmore, Eric Rowe out vs. Falcons; Elandon Roberts questionable Stephon Gilmore, Eric Rowe out vs. Falcons; Elandon Roberts questionable
- October 21, 2017

Gilmore likely suffered his concussion on a third-down incompletion in the first quarter against Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans. Gilmore practiced last week, and was listed with an ankle injury, but was surprisingly downgraded to out on the Saturday before the game. (more...)
Luke Kuechly ruled out against Bears, Ryan Kalil expected to return Luke Kuechly ruled out against Bears, Ryan Kalil expected to return
- October 21, 2017

Benjamin tweaked his knee in practice this week, but is expected to play Sunday. Head coach Ron Rivera that Kuechly, who was at practice later in the week, was progressing in the protocol. Next up, Kuechly is scheduled to meet with doctors on Monday. Kuechly suffered a concussion in last Thursday's loss to the Eagles and he has not been able to gain clearance from the concussion protocol over the last week. (more...)
Sanchez and Ramsey returns boost Arsenal for Everton trip Sanchez and Ramsey returns boost Arsenal for Everton trip
- October 21, 2017

Sanchez also arrived back at London Colney carrying a knock following his exploits with Chile last week and the attacker wasn't risked for the trip to Vicarage Road. Arsenal provisional squad: Cech, Ospina, Mertesacker, Holding, Koscielny, Monreal, Debuchy, Bellerin, Nelson, Kolasinac, Maitland-Niles, Ramsey, Wilshere, Xhaka, Elneny, Coquelin, Ozil, Giroud, Walcott, Sanchez, Iwobi, Lacazette. (more...)
France hit last minute-winner against Lionesses in Valenciennes France hit last minute-winner against Lionesses in Valenciennes
- October 21, 2017

Taking his regular place was men's England Under-21 goalkeeping coach Tim Dittmer. The FA took the decision to send him home on Friday, but insisted he is not officially suspended from his position and curiously did not announce that he wasn't there until 50 minutes before kick off. (more...)
Analyst Stock Ratings: AU Optronics Corp. (AUO), Callaway Golf Company (ELY)
- October 21, 2017

Stryker Corp now has $56.19B valuation. The stock declined 0.40% or $0.43 reaching $107.66 on the news. About 74,664 shares traded. It has outperformed by 33.24% the S&P500. Its up 0.42, from 1.02 in 2017Q1. Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in ELY. Ancora Advisors Llc owns 130,586 shares or 0.05% of their United States portfolio. (more...)
Leading golf official resigns after new rules controversy
- October 21, 2017

Two players, Choi Hye-jin and Park You-na, accidentally marked and picked up their balls in the fringe thinking they were on the green, resulting in two-stroke penalties for each player, according to a report by Reuters . "The committee discussed the matter and chose to rescind the penalties issued to Choi Hye-jin and Park You-na and decided not to impose penalties on the four other players", a KLPGA official, who declined to be identified, told Reuters . (more...)
New data reveals 'social apartheid' at Oxford and Cambridge universities New data reveals 'social apartheid' at Oxford and Cambridge universities
- October 21, 2017

Geographical divisions were also stark; a year ago, Oxford made 2,812 offers to applicants in five home counties, and 2,619 to applicants across the whole of northern England. In a joint letter to Louise Richardson, the Oxford vice-chancellor, and Stephen Toope, Cambridge's vice-chancellor, Lammy said: "I have been made aware that your press teams have been demanding corrections to stories that are factually correct and accurately refer to the figures provided", and called on them to ... (more...)
Houston Rockets Join League of Legends Slate Houston Rockets Join League of Legends Slate
- October 21, 2017

It is being reported that the Rockets are among the organizations that are buying into the North American League of Legends Championship Series . In addition, a slot has reportedly gone to OpTic Gaming , an existing esports organisation which has recently received investment from Neil Leibman, co-owner of the Texas Rangers. (more...)
Juventus tops Champs League prize money table; Leicester 2nd Juventus tops Champs League prize money table; Leicester 2nd
- October 21, 2017

According to SkySports News, the Foxes, who reached the quarterfinals last term, received the second highest amount at £73.2 million, while Los Blancos earned themselves £72.5 million. Tottenham took home €43.2m euros (£39m) after failing to get out of the group stages. UEFA awarded a basic fee of €12.7m to each of the 32 Champions League teams, plus bonuses for results and a share of TV rights money known as the market pool. (more...)
'I hope to visit Nadal Academy again'. Rafael agrees but 'I hope to visit Nadal Academy again'. Rafael agrees but
- October 21, 2017

Federer, victor of a record 19 men's Grand Slam singles titles, attended the inauguration of the Rafa Nadal Academy - located in Nadal's hometown of Manacor, in Spain's Balearic Islands - when both were trying to work their way back to form after injuries, reports Efe. (more...)
USA pressured International Olympic Committee to ban Russian Federation from Winter Olympics: Putin
- October 21, 2017

Russia's non-admission to the Olympics will not affect the course of the presidential campaign in 2018, but it will damage the Olympic movement. Putin is widely expected to run for re-election but has yet to confirm that. The IOC is re-testing all Russian athletes' samples from those Games following revelations by Grigory Rodchenkov, the former head of Moscow's discredited anti-doping laboratory, of a scheme to cover up the home competitors' positive samples. (more...)
Dodgers head to World Series, Yankees eye a potential ALCS win Dodgers head to World Series, Yankees eye a potential ALCS win
- October 21, 2017

The game can be watched on TV on the TBS network or online through live stream (details below). He struck out 11 batters in a four-hit shutout on the road in Oakland in Game 5 of the 2012 American League Division Series. "He has to locate and change speeds", Girardi said. This isn't to suggest that the Yankees are going to blow it, only that they will have their hands full. (more...)
Athanasiou likely to sign 1-year deal with Red Wings, ending stalemate Athanasiou likely to sign 1-year deal with Red Wings, ending stalemate
- October 21, 2017

If this is all about the dollar amount, Detroit might be looking to make a trade and clear some space for Athanasiou's contract. There is no denying Athanasiou is one of the most exciting young forwards on the Red Wings - or, at least, he was. (more...)
Garcia looking at home in Valderrama Garcia looking at home in Valderrama
- October 21, 2017

The popular Dutchman used a 4-iron form just over 200 metres at Valderrama's par-5 11th, the ball finding the cup at flawless speed to move him from 1-over for the day to 2-under. Padraig Harrington carded a round of two over par but made the cut by two shots on three over. Richard Green missed the cut by two shots at 6-over. (more...)
Nets guard Lin has surgery on injured knee Nets guard Lin has surgery on injured knee
- October 21, 2017

The Nets, who said Thursday that they expected Lin to miss the rest of the 2017-18 National Basketball Association season, said he is expected to make a full recovery. THANKS for all the love! "Blown away at everyone's kindness", he wrote. Lin, the first American of Chinese or Taiwanese ancestry to play in the National Basketball Association, is in the second season of a three-year contract worth $36 million. (more...)
Arsenal forward Theo Walcott motivated by World Cup dream
- October 21, 2017

The France global was on target with a wonderful hooked effort late in the meeting with Red Star Belgrade to win the match 1-0 for his side. Red Star had tested a much-changed Arsenal side - showing nine alterations from Saturday's defeat at Watford - hitting the post in the first half before having Milan Rodic sent off minutes before Giroud struck. (more...)
Todd Gurley wants National Football League to end global games Todd Gurley wants National Football League to end global games
- October 20, 2017

That trip forced the Rams to spend almost six full days in Jacksonville, Florida, before flying to London on Thursday afternoon. Assuming he collects another 38 yards on the ground Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams , Peterson would cross the 12,000-yard rushing mark, becoming the fourth-fastest (129 games) in NFL history to reach the total in terms of games played, per NFL Communications . (more...)
Panthers LB Kuechly to miss Bears game; Benjamin to play Panthers LB Kuechly to miss Bears game; Benjamin to play
- October 20, 2017

Per Strickland , Panthers head coach Ron Rivera said Benjamin would be listed as "probable" if that were still an option on National Football League injury reports. David Mayo will step into the lineup for Kuechly. The Panthers also listed center Ryan Kalil (neck) and safety Kurt Coleman (knee) as questionable. (more...)
Muguruza is WTA's Player of the Year Muguruza is WTA's Player of the Year
- October 20, 2017

How fitting it is that seven of the eight players vying for the year-end world No 1 ranking feature in the Women's Tennis Association's season-ending showpiece, the WTA Finals, in Singapore . "I have some big hitters in my group". Red Group (prefix denotes seeding): 1-Simona Halep (Romania), 4-Elina Svitolina (Ukraine), 6-Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark), 8-Caroline Garcia (France). (more...)
National Football League not looking to make deal with Ezekiel Elliott National Football League not looking to make deal with Ezekiel Elliott
- October 20, 2017

The league wants a ruling to be made before next week's game against Washington. Elliott has played the first five games of the season under an injunction exactly like what they received from Crotty. Elliott is also waiting for a decision on his reheaing with the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, putting his post-Week 7 status completely up in the air. (more...)
Brandon Browner was reportedly arrested for cocaine in May Brandon Browner was reportedly arrested for cocaine in May
- October 20, 2017

He was arrested for allegedly making " criminal threats " to an unidentified woman in Los Angeles in September. Brandon Browner was unable to find any National Football League teams that were interested in signing him this past offseason, and it probably didn't help that the veteran cornerback was reportedly arrested for a drug-related offense. (more...)
DeMarco Murray does limited work, questionable for Sunday DeMarco Murray does limited work, questionable for Sunday
- October 20, 2017

The over/under total is listed at 45.5 points. The smiles don't last long, but they have still existed. The public betting in this one has Tennessee getting 72 percent of the wagers. But he was healthy enough to lead Tennessee to a 36-22 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Monday. The Titans have fumbled only once all year. (more...)
Hayward has surgery, unlikely to return this season Hayward has surgery, unlikely to return this season
- October 20, 2017

He was quoted before the season saying that he wants to win defensive player of the year and his odds of doing so may have improved after the injury to Hayward . They still have Kyrie, they still have Al Horford, and they still have the three guys previously mentioned, who are age 23 and under and have a great chance to showcase their skills. (more...)
Mob brands 'mentally challenged' man as braid chopper, tries to immolate him Mob brands 'mentally challenged' man as braid chopper, tries to immolate him
- October 20, 2017

The miscreants was trying to set the person ablaze. "As the condition of the injured is stated to be critical, he was referred to a hospital in Srinagar ", the spokesman said. There have been fresh protests across the Valley over the alleged braid chopping acts and the police's failure to arrest the culprits. Timely action by Police saved two young precious lives from being killed by violent mobs suspecting them to be braid choppers. (more...)