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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...)
Denmark Open badminton: Kidambi Srikanth enters final with dominant show Denmark Open badminton: Kidambi Srikanth enters final with dominant show
- October 22, 2017

Srikanth, who had lost the last three encounters against Axelsen, showed tremendous resilience to defeat the latter 14-21, 22-20, 21-7 in a match that last 56 minutes. "Next is French Open", Saina said. Unlike his other games today Srikanth confidently took lead and maintained it till he ensured he was through in both the sets. (more...)
Red Wings Trade Riley Sheahan To Penguins For Scott Wilson Red Wings Trade Riley Sheahan To Penguins For Scott Wilson
- October 22, 2017

They also traded forward Ryan Sproul to the New York Rangers for Matt Pumpel, who was with the Rangers' AHL-affiliate in Hartford. His move from Detroit comes after spending the past three seasons with the team, missing just six games in that span. (more...)
Idaho gets roughed up at Missouri, Vandals lose 68-21 Idaho gets roughed up at Missouri, Vandals lose 68-21
- October 22, 2017

Mizzou's 34 points in the first quarter is the most in a single quarter in school history. In five games, Idaho will no longer be an FBS team. Lock finished the half with 371 passing yards and completed 17 of 23 passes after opening with the interception. (more...)
UFC Fight Night 118: Cerrone vs UFC Fight Night 118: Cerrone vs
- October 22, 2017

Till, who hails from Walton, was a slight underdog for the bout but he backed up suggestions that he possesses some of the most precise striking in all of the UFC by rendering "Cowboy" a defenceless heap inside the first round at the Ergo Arena. (more...)
UFC Gdansk referee stops fight mid-round to yell at Conor McGregor
- October 22, 2017

Once the Alves-Touahri fight concluded, Lobov entered the Octagon for his featherweight bout against Andre Fili . McGregor was not an official member of Lobov's corner team but that didn't stop him from shouting instructions to his pal. "What's gotten into ya mate?" When Lobov caught him with a nice left hook in the fourth minute, "Touchy" successfully halted his momentum by going straight for a takedown and succeeding. (more...)
5 matchups to watch between 49ers and Cowboys 5 matchups to watch between 49ers and Cowboys
- October 21, 2017

Ezekiel Elliott has not had a season Cowboys fans have been hoping for, most likely due to the distractions from the court case battles against him. The San Francisco 49ers might be an 0-6 team right now, and they've recently named a very young quarterback as their starter, but a winless team is a hungry team. (more...)
World champion Jonathan Rea powers to victory in Jerez World champion Jonathan Rea powers to victory in Jerez
- October 21, 2017

Rea took advantage of Melandri's misfortune to hold off Chaz Davies and Tom Sykes in claiming victory. World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea won his first ever race at Jerez in Spain on Saturday. As Melandri chased his second race win in 2017, since his return to WorldSBK at the start of the year, cruel luck saw him pull off towards the end of the race, leaving Rea to take the glory. (more...)
Pellegrino wants patience from Southampton saviour Boufal Pellegrino wants patience from Southampton saviour Boufal
- October 21, 2017

With the visitors exhibiting their customary lack of ambition on the road, Southampton had to take the initiative and were rewarded with a wonder goal five minutes from time. Boufal lit up an otherwise poor game at St Mary's to beat Tony Pulis' side 1-0. "The most important thing is we take three points - more important than my goal". (more...)