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Kidambi Srikanth wins Denmark Open to complete Super Series hat-trick Kidambi Srikanth wins Denmark Open to complete Super Series hat-trick
- October 23, 2017

Only Malaysia great Lee Chong Wei and Chinese legends Lin Dan and Chen Long have more Superseries title than the world number eight of India. This win should see his ranking move upwards and perhaps see him break into the top five players in the world again. (more...)
Boko Haram: 16 killed, 18 injured in Borno Boko Haram: 16 killed, 18 injured in Borno
- October 23, 2017

Two female bombers also blew up themselves at Muna Dalti, a few metres from the scene of the first explosion. "On 22/10/2017 at about 20: 20 hours a male suicide bomber detonated IED strapped to his body at Muna Garage, killing himself and thirteen persons, while five others sustained injuries". (more...)
West Ham manager Slaven Bilic 'has two games to save his job' West Ham manager Slaven Bilic 'has two games to save his job'
- October 23, 2017

The 49-year-old Croatian tactican saw his Hammers side humbled 3-0 at home to newly promoted Brighton & Hove Albion last Friday. Notwithstanding the overwhelming performance in the transfer sector with the advent of striker Javier Hernandez and goalkeeper Joe Hart , the club has shown underwhelming performance on the pitch, which the supporters suppose is the accountability of the coach. (more...)
Vontaze Burfict kick to Roosevelt Nix raises possibility of discipline
- October 23, 2017

There was no penalty called on the play. Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict was suspended for three games this season after he added to his well-documented history of risky hits and dirty plays. Less than a minute into the game, Burfict was already pulling out the dirty moves. "That's just not football to me", Bell said, via ESPN's Jeremy Fowler. (more...)
India vs New Zealand: Shreyas Iyer, Mohammed Siraj included in T20I squad India vs New Zealand: Shreyas Iyer, Mohammed Siraj included in T20I squad
- October 23, 2017

While Dinesh Karthik returns to the team. Nehra has been picked only for the first T20I and it will be his farewell game. Prior to that, he finished as the third highest run-getter in South Africa in the tri-series involving the hosts and Afghanistan A. (more...)
Murali Vijay Named in India's Test Squad for Sri Lanka Series Murali Vijay Named in India's Test Squad for Sri Lanka Series
- October 23, 2017

It is expected to be Nehra's farewell game but whether the veteran left-arm pacer will be in the playing XI will entirely be the team management's call. The left-hander recently scored two half-centuries in three Ranji innings but the selectors have overlooked him in favour of his Tamil Nadu team-mate. (more...)
Martavis Bryant takes shot at teammate on social media, requests trade Martavis Bryant takes shot at teammate on social media, requests trade
- October 23, 2017

This original comment shared by Barstool sports seems to have been deleted. "All they need to do is give me what I want and y'all can have JuJu and whoever else". Roethlisberger targeted Smith-Schuster three times in Sunday's 29-14 victory over the Bengals, completing two for 39 yards and a touchdown. I worked my ass off to get myself back with no help and little support, period. (more...)
Chelsea player ratings: Who impressed against Watford? Chelsea player ratings: Who impressed against Watford?
- October 23, 2017

Striker Batshuayi sparked the comeback for Chelsea when he came on in the 61st minute, netting twice to secure the victory, and Alan Pardew says Antonio Conte's substitutions changed the game. "For him this is the first big experience with a great team", he told reporters. The whole team played bad in that moment. I think and I try to transfer this message to my players. (more...)
Gold Star Families Only Now Receiving Rush-Shipped Letters From Trump
- October 23, 2017

Responding defensively, the commander-in-chief wrongfully suggested former USA presidents had not made phone calls to the families of service members killed in the line of duty either. Multiple news outlets have found Trump has yet to reach out to a number of families who lost loved ones since January. Last week, during a press conference in Rose Garden, President Donald Trump was asked why he had remained silent at the deaths of US service members killed in Niger on October 4. (more...)
AC Milan 0-0 Genoa AC Milan 0-0 Genoa
- October 23, 2017

Lazio kept pace with third-placed Juve on 22 points. Milan coach Vincenzo Montella had already been under huge pressure after three straight Serie A losses and Thursday's 0-0 Europa League draw with AEK Athens in Milan . He was shown a second yellow card and sent off, leaving Juventus with 10 men for more than an hour. Juve appeared to be on the rack when Danilo equalised for Udinese in the 48th minute but instead Daniele Rugani headed them back in front four minutes later. (more...)
Bills improve to 4-2 with Hauschka's game victor Bills improve to 4-2 with Hauschka's game victor
- October 23, 2017

Three-time Pro Bowl safety T.J. Ward said he is at his "wits' end" about being used as a part-time player for the Bucs. "Really, it's not even about that". Today was a great mental day for me. "It's always exciting when you get to score", Howard said. However, through six games Ward has been used sparingly and he expressed some regret over his decision after a loss to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. (more...)
Dutch sailor wins last-gasp approval to start Volvo Ocean Race Dutch sailor wins last-gasp approval to start Volvo Ocean Race
- October 23, 2017

But Jackson, a three-time race victor, decided against sailing the leg after an arbitration hearing overturned the sacking of the previous skipper, Dutchman Simeon Tienpont, for breach of contract. Sailing, not something we normally cover here on Aviation Wales but as the 2017/18 Volvo Ocean Race gets underway, its potential to boost Cardiff Airports passenger numbers is in focus. (more...)
Kansas and Missouri's Kansas and Missouri's "Showdown For Relief" raises millions
- October 23, 2017

Kansas and Missouri renewed their 110-year-old basketball rivalry Sunday to raise money for victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. "It's a great gesture". The Jayhawks enter the season ranked 3rd in the coaches preseason poll and there is much anticipation for Cuonzo Martin's first Tigers team that features brother Michael Jr and Jontay Porter as well as an incoming freshman class ranked in the top 5. (more...)
Heyman | Mets tab Mickey Callaway as next manager Heyman | Mets tab Mickey Callaway as next manager
- October 23, 2017

While Callaway won't be a pitching coach with NY, his experience will certainly have a big influence on a staff that had extremely high expectations going into last season and was ultimately decimated by injuries and regressions. "Mickey would talk about, 'Do not shy away from contact, because all you guys have good enough stuff to get people out in the strike zone". McEwing spent part of his big-league career with the Mets. (more...)
Cowboys K Bailey leaves game with groin injury Cowboys K Bailey leaves game with groin injury
- October 23, 2017

They did give Heath the chance to kick one extra point and he was successful in dramatic and LOUD fashion . Heath made an immediate impact as replacement kicker. After winning the Lou Groza Award in 2010, Bailey still entered the league undrafted. He was able to make the extra points following the Cowboys first two scores, but didn't make it out for the third. (more...)
Sergio Garcia masters Valderrama to defend title Sergio Garcia masters Valderrama to defend title
- October 23, 2017

Garcia, competing in his native Spain for the first time since winning his first major at the Masters in April, had three birdies and three bogeys for a par 71. "I want to dedicate this one to my wife Angela and our little baby coming next year in March - this one is for them". "Joost played unbelievable. (more...)
Ohio State opens as 7-point favorite over Penn State Ohio State opens as 7-point favorite over Penn State
- October 23, 2017

Penn State is a seven-point underdog for this weekend's visit to Ohio State . This go-around was a tad different. The voters gave Penn State credit for beating up on MI, as the gap closed slightly to 1,525 to 1,444. As for the other ranked opponent on Penn State's schedule, Michigan State jumped two spots to No. 16. Watch " College GameDay " in the Portland area on Comcast 35/735, CenturyLink 602/1602; DirecTV 206; Dish 140). (more...)
Manchester United Preparing January Move For Carlos Soler Manchester United Preparing January Move For Carlos Soler
- October 23, 2017

The signing of Soler from Valencia would maintain a positive recent history of transfer window activity for United, who are now relishing the recent summer arrivals of Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic who have already hit the ground running at Old Trafford. (more...)
Seahawks Trick Play Ends With Controversial Touchdown Similar to Fail Mary Seahawks Trick Play Ends With Controversial Touchdown Similar to Fail Mary
- October 23, 2017

Engram will remain a mid-range TE1 following next week's bye. "We came out here to win a ballgame and play some good football", Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said. "So at that point when they were on the ground together, and they're tussling to begin with, the catch is over", Corrente told a pool reporter. Graham then made amends for his two earlier drops in the game by catching Wilson's final touchdown pass of the afternoon, a 1-yard fade to make it 24-7. (more...)
Verratti compares Neymar links to Chelsea when discussing Barcelona snub Verratti compares Neymar links to Chelsea when discussing Barcelona snub
- October 23, 2017

He has now revealed he is glad to have stayed in Paris, however, and says that Neymar was similar in his thinking and that it wasn't about money, with the likes of Manchester City and Chelsea having been linked with moves. "He struggled a bit at times a little last campaign". "We were asked to win everything and there were a lot of stronger teams than us". "When new sporting director Antero Henrique arrived, the first thing I did was shorten my holidays to speak to him". (more...)
Sven Baertschi scores twice in Canucks win over Red Wings Sven Baertschi scores twice in Canucks win over Red Wings
- October 23, 2017

And, in those games, the Red Wings actually were competitive most of the game. The Canucks improved to 4-3-1 with the victory. The game was tied 1-1 after one period, but the Red Wings lost control of this game in the middle 20 minutes. (more...)
Tottenham crush Liverpool, Arsenal thrash 10-man Everton at Goodison Tottenham crush Liverpool, Arsenal thrash 10-man Everton at Goodison
- October 23, 2017

The match statistics showed that Liverpool has the edge with 65% while Tottenham that won the match had 35% of the possession. This his seventh Premier League goal of the season, which is incredible when you realize he opened the campaign with three straight goalless games. (more...)
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...)