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Phoenix Suns fire head coach Earl Watson after awful start Phoenix Suns fire head coach Earl Watson after awful start
- October 23, 2017

He was then traded to the Suns once the Clippers acquired Chris Paul and then signed a new deal with Phoenix. In the aftermath of an 0-3 start to the season - including a pair of dismal 40-plus point losses - the Phoenix Suns have wasted no time making their first change. (more...)
Browns tackle Thomas injured, misses first play as pro Browns tackle Thomas injured, misses first play as pro
- October 23, 2017

The ball was picked off by Titans free safety Kevin Byard at the 7 and returned 28 yards out to the 35. The Browns announced that Thomas suffered a triceps injury and will not return. G Quinton Spain was taken to the locker room in the second quarter with an unspecified injury. Garrett joins Oakland defensive tackle Tommy Kelly (2004) and Cleveland linebacker Barkevious Mingo (2013) as the only National Football League players since 2004 to record at least 1 sack in each of their ... (more...)
How to handle Chargers WR vs. Broncos How to handle Chargers WR vs. Broncos
- October 23, 2017

Derby. Reporters at the game estimated that the Broncos fans made up a majority of the crowd, and the orange clothing definitely made the disparity stand out. Benjamin's punt return was the first since December 12, 2012, when Michael Spurlock returned a punt for 63 yards against the New York Jets. The Broncos' offensive problems may have been most evident Sunday, but they've manifested themselves over the past several weeks. (more...)
5 bold predictions for Jets-Dolphins 5 bold predictions for Jets-Dolphins
- October 23, 2017

That's the initial reaction after watching them melt faster than snow in Florida during the fourth quarter of Sunday's gut-wrenching 31-28 loss to the Dolphins. He's right about that, and with good reason - the Dolphins' offense had been bad all season until Sunday's third quarter, when Jay Cutler threw touchdown passes to Kenny Stills and Jarvis Landry . (more...)
Andrew Wiggins makes game-winning three, Timberwolves beat Thunder
- October 23, 2017

Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns both scored 27 points. T'Wolves star recruit Jimmy Butler chipped in with 15 points, six rebounds and six assists for the victors. While another pointed out Anthony's frustration: "Melo, meanwhile, REALLY wanted Towns called for an illegal screen on PG just before the Wiggins shot". (more...)
Jaguars RB Leonard Fournette Not Expected To Play Against Colts Jaguars RB Leonard Fournette Not Expected To Play Against Colts
- October 23, 2017

So far, the Jags have been feasting on opponents. The 6-foot, 196-pound receiver now leads the team in receiving yards (291) and has recorded four receptions of 20-yards or more this season. He is a low-end franchise quarterback, but you just hate seeing him get rag dolled behind a house of horrors offensive line of Ryan Grigson's creation. (more...)
Arizona Cardinals: Carson Palmer injured and out Arizona Cardinals: Carson Palmer injured and out
- October 23, 2017

They were helped by the fact Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer would not finish the first half due to an arm injury, but had already done a fine job in shutting down Peterson (11 carries for 21 yards), while receiver Fitzgerald finished the night with three catches for 29 yards. (more...)
Slides: What to Watch For: Falcons vs Patriots Slides: What to Watch For: Falcons vs Patriots
- October 23, 2017

Since a narrow win at Detroit on September 24, the Falcons (3-2) lost a halftime lead in a 23-17 home loss to Buffalo, had their bye week and then blew a 17-0 lead in last week's 20-17 home loss to Miami. See how to watch Sunday's game below. The New England Patriots are 3-point favorites via the consensus at the SportsBook Review . The Falcons are better against the run, as they rank 13th, so it's time to find out if the Patriots' success was due to their own improvements or if it ... (more...)
Israel Folau ruled out of Australia's European tour Israel Folau ruled out of Australia's European tour
- October 23, 2017

The former rugby league worldwide has started every one of Australia's 10 matches this year but will now miss Tests in Japan on November 4, Wales on November 12, England on November 19 and Scotland on November 26. Cheika said the Wallabies would benefit from giving someone else a run at fullback instead of the ever-present Folau. Michael Cheika revealed the 28-year-old has made a decision to miss the tour and therefore will not play another Test for Australia this year. (more...)
Liverpool need to give players a reason to stay says Klopp Liverpool need to give players a reason to stay says Klopp
- October 23, 2017

Liverpool probably edged Arsenal to be the club most linked with the Barcelona outcast, and all kinds of claims were made about Anfield interest. He declared that in his squad "nobody thinks about January" or "about June or July" and that "everyone wants to now be part of this". "I have a contract playing for the club, I earn my money here and I love to play for Liverpool ". (more...)
Rockets fear Chris Paul could miss one month with knee injury Rockets fear Chris Paul could miss one month with knee injury
- October 22, 2017

Paul collided knees with Memphis Grizzlies guard Mario Chalmers on October 11, causing swelling that was bad enough to slow him down but not enough to keep him from playing three quarters in Houston's opening night 122-121 win over the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday. (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino opens up on his Tottenham Hotspur formation Mauricio Pochettino opens up on his Tottenham Hotspur formation
- October 22, 2017

It was important for the team and to play a few minutes. He is part of my plans. "Of course, he has four years more on his contract, of course", the Argentinian said of the 27-year-old. On Wanyama, Pochettino said: "We are concerned about his situation, must wait to see what happens when he sees the specialist". Lamela has endured a nightmare year due to a problem with his hips, but Pochettino said the winger could be among the substitutes for next week's Carabao Cup tie against West Ham. (more...)
Raiders Team Grades: Raiders Beat Chiefs In Huge Come-From-Behind Win Raiders Team Grades: Raiders Beat Chiefs In Huge Come-From-Behind Win
- October 22, 2017

After plays with three straight penalties, Carr was able to find Michael Crabtree for the game-tying touchdown to save Oakland's fading season. Kicker Giorgio Tavecchio , who missed a point-after-attempt last week, hit the PAT with no time left on the clock to give the Raiders the win. (more...)
Arsenal score five to put Everton in relegation zone Arsenal score five to put Everton in relegation zone
- October 22, 2017

After their fifth defeat this season, Everton are in the 18th position with just eight points. Arsenal continued on the front foot after the interval and took the lead in the 53rd minute via the head of Mesut Ozil - the German flicking in a perfectly weighted cross from the excellent Alexis Sanchez . (more...)
Chelsea Sink Watford In Six-Goal Thriller Chelsea Sink Watford In Six-Goal Thriller
- October 22, 2017

They did not miss a host of chances before that extra time victor but they should have scored at least three today at Stamford Bridge and the fact it was our tormentor Richarlison that missed two gilt edged chances makes me think about luck being against us once again. (more...)
Jets vs. Dolphins live stream
- October 22, 2017

Three came in the past two weeks however, and the defense is playing more opportunistic and confident ball as it gains experience under new coordinator Matt Burke. "We live in a different world in our building", Gase said. "We take it very seriously". It's put me in position to help my family and to play on this platform that we all had dreams of playing on. (more...)
Pliskova in convincing victory over sluggish Williams Pliskova in convincing victory over sluggish Williams
- October 22, 2017

Pliskova rode out Williams' attempts to bring the contest under her spell and a positive approach on her opponents' second serve paid dividends as the seven-time grand slam champion chipped long to concede the first set. The Czech hit an impressive 25 winners on her way to victory and admitted she was delighted with her start. The errors in Williams' game were evident early on as a double fault in her first service game presented Pliskova a break point, converted at the second time of asking ... (more...)
Germany striker Timo Werner reveals 'dream' of joining Manchester United Germany striker Timo Werner reveals 'dream' of joining Manchester United
- October 22, 2017

The Germany worldwide has taken the Bundesliga by storm since joining Leipzig from Stuttgart in 2016 and has already scored five goals in six appearances this season. A young boy is always a fan of those who win. The 21-year-old has a contract with the Bundesliga side until 2020 but it garnering interest from all over Europe. (more...)
Arsenal's Arsene Wenger 'frightened' by prospect of retiring as manager Arsenal's Arsene Wenger 'frightened' by prospect of retiring as manager
- October 22, 2017

Make friends: Check out Royal Blue Mersey for more Everton coverage, and head over to The Short Fuse for Arsenal coverage. Despite the troubles, Wenger was handed a two-year deal to continue at Arsenal , but the Londoners are now 12 points off leaders Manchester City in the league. (more...)
Kiwis out to tame India's newest spin duo Kiwis out to tame India's newest spin duo
- October 22, 2017

Dinesh Karthik comes into the side at the expense of Manish Pandey , while Tom Latham doubles up as a keeper for the Black Caps. Indian pacers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah , along with spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav will make it tough for the Kiwis tomorrow. (more...)
'It's unfair' - Silva says Watford should have beaten Chelsea 'It's unfair' - Silva says Watford should have beaten Chelsea
- October 22, 2017

Kick-off is at 12.30pm. Live Stream: Watch Live on NBC Sports Live or Fubo TV. Alternatively, stay with us here on SunSport and follow our dedicated LIVE blog . The last time a team lost this many of their opening eight league games and still won the top-flight title were Manchester United in 1966-67. The 20 year old has made a flying start to his career in the Premier League , racking up three goals and two assists in his first eight matches for Marco Silva's side. (more...)
Britt, Coleman sent home from Houston last week Britt, Coleman sent home from Houston last week
- October 22, 2017

The Browns have declined comment on this report. Kenny Britt's first season hasn't gone as well as expected. Coleman, whom the Browns selected with the 15th overall pick of the 2016 NFL Draft, registered 33 catches for 413 yards and three touchdowns during his rookie campaign previous year. (more...)
Grizzlies manhandle Warriors behind Gasol Grizzlies manhandle Warriors behind Gasol
- October 22, 2017

Golden State guard Klay Thompson finished with 14 points. But Golden State never got close enough to catch the Grizzlies down the stretch. The Warriors withstood a combined 70 points and 31 rebounds from Pelicans big men Anthony Davis (35 points, 17 rebounds) and DeMarcus Cousins (35 points, 14 rebounds). (more...)
Tottenham boss Pochettino: Winks deserves his England place Tottenham boss Pochettino: Winks deserves his England place
- October 22, 2017

They held their own but Pochettino is wary of pushing his available players too hard before Wanyama and Dembele are fit again. "We are not focused on what they are doing or any other team are doing". "We are a flexible team, able to play in different structures but always keeping the characteristics of what we want", the Spurs manager said. Of course it was a decisive moment at the start but it has nothing to do with the rest of the season. (more...)
Red Sox to reportedly name new manager Red Sox to reportedly name new manager
- October 22, 2017

Should the Astros advance to the World Series, the Red Sox will have to wait another week-plus to officially tab Cora. Boston won its second consecutive American League East title this past season, but was once again bounced in the ALDS, after which manager John Farrell was sacked. (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic could make Man United return this year, says Jose Mourinho
- October 22, 2017

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has predicted that Zlatan Ibrahimovic will return to action before the end of the year. The enigmatic 35-year-old Swede rejoined the Red Devils, after they initially released him in the summer following an impressive first season, with Belgian marksman Romelu Lukaku simultaneously joining from Everton for a reported £75m. (more...)
Vols lose to Crimson Tide 45-7 Vols lose to Crimson Tide 45-7
- October 22, 2017

The touchdown was a rare positive play for Tennessee in a 45-7 loss to the Crimson Tide. Will coach Butch Jones and Co. spring the massive upset, or will Alabama keep rolling? The interception extended Alabama's streak of consecutive games with at least one takeaway to 35. (more...)
ESPN's Jemele Hill: 'I deserved that suspension' ESPN's Jemele Hill: 'I deserved that suspension'
- October 22, 2017

I love ESPN as much as ever. Hill later insisted she wasn't advocating an National Football League boycott, but ESPN nevertheless suspended her for what the network said was a "second violation of our social media guidelines". She added that she regrets presenting her employer in a negative light but will continue to stand by her statements. "I put ESPN in a bad spot". (more...)
Grid penalty for apologetic Magnussen
- October 22, 2017

As well as a three-place grid penalty, Magnussen was handed a penalty point, bringing his 12-month total to eight. Haas Formula One driver Romain Grosjean had a brown-shorts moment when he ran wide heading out of Circuit of the Americas' faster-than-anyone-thinks Turn 19, where he encountered a surprise from Lance Stroll's Williams auto in his path. (more...)
Chicago Bulls player suspended for fighting his own teammate Chicago Bulls player suspended for fighting his own teammate
- October 22, 2017

Portis apologized to his teammates during Friday's practice and began the process of moving on from the episode, although that won't be so simple for the Bulls, with two important players out of the lineup. As a result of the altercation, Portis has been suspended by the team for eight games. He said he's not anxious about Mirotic possibly taking legal action against him. (more...)