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Eagles Left Tackle Jason Peters Carted Off With Knee Injury Eagles Left Tackle Jason Peters Carted Off With Knee Injury
- October 24, 2017

As medical staff treated Peters on the field, almost the entire Philadelphia team ran out to surround the 14th-year veteran, and the crowd at Lincoln Financial Field chanted, "Let's go Peters", as the cart drove him into the locker room. At 35-years old, it's worth wondering if this is the last time we'll see Peters in an Eagles uniform (should the injury keep him out for the remainder of the season). (more...)
Jamie Redknapp: Liverpool FC problem will be driving Philippe Coutinho insane Jamie Redknapp: Liverpool FC problem will be driving Philippe Coutinho insane
- October 24, 2017

But Liverpool is now prepared to sell the 25-year-old to the La Liga leader when the transfer window reopens at the beginning of the new year, according to Mundo Deportivo . "In both cases it would not make sense - no, there is no agreement, yes, there is an agreement". He has played a crucial part in Tottenham's improvement under manager Mauricio Pochettino and will remain key to the side as they go in search of their first major silverware since 2008's League Cup triumph. (more...)
Arizona State to honor military, Pat Tillman with uniforms Arizona State to honor military, Pat Tillman with uniforms
- October 24, 2017

The jerseys will be for sale with a portion of the proceeds going towards the Pat Tillman Foundation, which "invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships-building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others", the website said. (more...)
Jones, Couture help Sharks defeat Rangers Jones, Couture help Sharks defeat Rangers
- October 24, 2017

Center Logan Couture scored his sixth goal in the past four games and team-leading seventh. With 37.1 seconds to go, Sharks defenseman Joonas Donskoi dealt a demoralizing blow to the pressing Rangers when he came down the left wing and snapped a wrister over the shoulder of Lundqvist to make it 3-0 heading into the third. (more...)
India skipper Virat Kohli seeks December break from cricket citing personal reasons India skipper Virat Kohli seeks December break from cricket citing personal reasons
- October 24, 2017

Meanwhile, the Indian pacer Ashish Nehra will play only for the first T20 match of the series and Shreyas Iyer and Mohammed Siraj will make their global debut in the 3 match T20 series against New Zealand. No wonder then that during the 14-minute media interaction following the announcements of multiple squads for the forthcoming assignments, Prasad stressed that he and his two colleagues, Devang Gandhi and Sarandeep Singh, are not influenced by the team management. (more...)
Chiefs' Marcus Peters To Testify For Raiders' Lynch During Suspension Appeal Chiefs' Marcus Peters To Testify For Raiders' Lynch During Suspension Appeal
- October 24, 2017

National Football League appeals officer James Thrash heard Marshawn Lynch's appeal Monday for his one-game suspension for physical contact with an official, according to sources. "Marshawn was just trying to get his cousin and make sure his cousin was safe, because Marshawn saw three big O-linemen going after his cousin, and Marshawn knows how we get down as offensive linemen", Penn told ESPN on Friday . (more...)
Vikings safety Sendejo suspended 1 game for hit on Wallace Vikings safety Sendejo suspended 1 game for hit on Wallace
- October 24, 2017

Under the terms of the suspension, the safety will eligible to return to the active roster on Monday , Oct. 30, one day after Minnesota plays Cleveland in London. Xavier was trying to pull the ball out, which he ended up doing. "[Wallace] went down a little bit, but in my opinion he was a runner". Sendejo is appealing the suspension, a source informed of the situation told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. (more...)
Keys to Victory: Chicago Bears face the Carolina Panthers Keys to Victory: Chicago Bears face the Carolina Panthers
- October 24, 2017

That changed this week when Jourdan Rodrigue quietly returned to work at the Panthers' facility on behalf of the Observer, according to Carolina Blitz. "It's the old saying, 'Everybody has a plan until you get hit in the mouth.' Well, we got hit in the mouth yesterday - whether it was by our own doing or by them. (more...)
Sebastian Giovinco drinks beer, scores world-class goal
- October 24, 2017

This is due to Giovinco's reaction following an Atlanta fan's stupidity to try and hit Jozy Altidore with a missile after the bulldozer of a striker initially leveled things up to make it 1-1 with a tidy finish. One of the 71,874 Atlanta fans inside the Mercedes-Benz Stadium - an all-time MLS single-game attendance record - chose to vent his frustration by lobbing a beer at the U.S. (more...)
Le'Veon Bell stiff-armed a Bengals defender into oblivion on Sunday Le'Veon Bell stiff-armed a Bengals defender into oblivion on Sunday
- October 24, 2017

Then Mixon never saw the ball in the second half. Mixon ran effectively in the first half of the Bengals' 29-14 loss and set up a TD with a 25-yard run. Mixon has 235 yards rushing on 74 attempts this season and 1 rushing touchdown so far in his debut season in the NFL. Running the ball has been a problem all season for the Bengals, who entered the game 29th in the National Football League with an average of 84 yards a game and 31st with 3.2 yards a carry. (more...)
Suns fire head coach Earl Watson just three games into National Basketball Association season Suns fire head coach Earl Watson just three games into National Basketball Association season
- October 24, 2017

They've allowed opponents to score 128.7 points per game and 116.6 points per 100 possessions - both league-worsts by a healthy margin. And the Suns , clearly on a mission to tank the season, have no incentive to hold Bledsoe for too high of a ransom. (more...)
United Kingdom pensions system falls four places in world rankings United Kingdom pensions system falls four places in world rankings
- October 24, 2017

The UK's score is 61.4 ("improved [but] still [just] C+") and the U.S. is 57.8, the index, now in its ninth edition, shows. This year, it is the ninth edition of the Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index measuring 30 countries and covering 60% of the world's population urged countries with unsustainable pension systems to take action now, rather than risk the need to take even more drastic action in the future. (more...)
Thai football presents the craziest penalty goal ever seen Thai football presents the craziest penalty goal ever seen
- October 24, 2017

With the two teams were still level at 2-2 after 90 minutes, the cup semi-final game between Thailand's Bangkok Sports and Satri Angthong went to extra time and penalties to decide a victor. Worse still, Satri Angthong missed their next spot-kick and crashed out of the competition. "Both teams scored their penalties". Then it looked like the other team had lost because they missed. (more...)
Marcus Peters reportedly will testify for Marshawn Lynch to get suspension overturned Marcus Peters reportedly will testify for Marshawn Lynch to get suspension overturned
- October 24, 2017

According to ESPN's Adam Schefter and FOX Sports, Peters plans to testify on Lynch's behalf in the latter's suspension appeal. A source told ESPN's Adam Schefter that Peters will speak over the phone if he can not attend in person. "You know, Marshawn is his cousin, man". Donald Pen later bolstered that storyline by saying as much in a quote to ESPN, "Marshawn was just trying to get his cousin and make sure his cousin was safe". (more...)
Ryan Giggs interested in Everton and Leicester managerial vacancies Ryan Giggs interested in Everton and Leicester managerial vacancies
- October 24, 2017

Everton parted company with Ronald Koeman on Monday , after Everton's 5-2 loss to Arsenal at Goodison Park on Sunday. Speaking to Sky Sports , the thirteen time Premier League victor said that the stature of both sides is an attraction to him. (more...)
Dodgers confident Seager will return for World Series Dodgers confident Seager will return for World Series
- October 24, 2017

Seager missed the NLCS with a sprained lower back, but he's been working out the last few days and went through a simulated game Monday without any apparent issues. "If he can swing the bat and isn't compromised physically, then that makes sense", Roberts said. The extended breaks between their two brief playoff series have allowed the 104-win Dodgers to keep their starting rotation in order and on full rest, and to give plenty of recovery time to their dominant bullpen. (more...)
Barstool Van Talk cancelled by ESPN after one episode Barstool Van Talk cancelled by ESPN after one episode
- October 24, 2017

The show was hosted by Dan "Big Cat" Katz and PFT Commenter , two members of the Barstool community who are also the hosts of the wildly popular sports podcast, " Pardon My Take ". " Effective immediately, I am canceling Barstool Van Talk ". Or maybe they were trying to balance out the political correctness with some unpolitical correctness and appeal to a different, more "rowdy", sports demographic. (more...)
Too bad Jerry Jones didn't realize this sooner Too bad Jerry Jones didn't realize this sooner
- October 24, 2017

He is now without a team, a situation many believe is down to his decision to kneel, and the quarterback has filed a grievance alleging that NFL owners have colluded to keep him out of the league. Cowboys players all stood for the anthem, many with their hands over their heart. "Our ability to be substantive is based on having a strong NFL, a league that people are really interested in and want to watch and want to watch the games", Jones said. (more...)
Florida coach says players have received death threats amid season struggles Florida coach says players have received death threats amid season struggles
- October 23, 2017

There's a lot of angry people, and in this business, we're the ones you take the shots at. Despite speculation that circulated on Friday, Jim McElwain said he doesn't plan to leave Gainesville anytime soon. It's that time of year", McElwain said. "We're walking off the field, and I'm walking off the field, and I'm looking at the hurt and watching our kids cry", Fisher said. (more...)
Flames place Jaromir Jagr on injured reserve with lower-body injury Flames place Jaromir Jagr on injured reserve with lower-body injury
- October 23, 2017

He will have to miss at least seven days. Jagr played in all 82 games last season and 79 the year before for the Panthers. Jagr is 51 games away from becoming the NHL's all-time leader in games played, now held by Gordie Howe with 1,767. (more...)
Mets World Series hero Ray Knight arrested for assault Mets World Series hero Ray Knight arrested for assault
- October 23, 2017

Knight, 64, was arrested after police were called to his Alexandria home for a fight around 4 a.m. Sunday, over an argument between Knight and a 33-year-old male acquaintance, police say. Knight, a former major league player, hosts the Nationals' pregame and postgame shows, Nats Xtra, on the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network. Knight previously worked for ESPN as a Baseball Tonight analyst in the late-90s and early 2000s, and was also the manager of the Cincinnati Reds for a pair of seasons. (more...)
Baroka's Masuluke misses out on Fifa Puskas Award Baroka's Masuluke misses out on Fifa Puskas Award
- October 23, 2017

The 24-year old Masuluke faces tough competition form of Arsenal striker Oliver Giroud‚ who scored a scorpion kick in an English Premiership match against Crystal Palace‚ and Deyna Castellanos of Venezuela who scored from the halfway line. (more...)
Duane Brown Reports to Houston Texans - Ends Holdout Duane Brown Reports to Houston Texans - Ends Holdout
- October 23, 2017

Rapoport reported that he is ready to practice and by returning to the team now, the left tackle is now eligible to play with the team or be traded. "It's good to be back here, ready to get back to work". Brown could also be a big help for the Texans when it comes to getting running backs Lamar Miller and D'Onta Foreman going even more . (more...)
Unlikely champion wins Venice Marathon after leaders make wrong turn Unlikely champion wins Venice Marathon after leaders make wrong turn
- October 23, 2017

An Italian club runner has won the Venice Marathon after the leading six runners took a wrong turn. But it was enough to slash their chances of winning as they lost about two minutes. Eventually there was an unlikely champion at the race. "I dedicate the win to myself as I have always believed in my work despite all the difficulties". (more...)
Patriots coach Bill Belichick says fog still brings consequences Patriots coach Bill Belichick says fog still brings consequences
- October 23, 2017

It was just we wanted to get our goal line in there on the goal line. "It was not easy for our spotters upstairs to get it". I don't think it affected much, really , at the end of the day. A game that began beneath a clear fall sky slowly was consumed by a cascade of thick, billowing fog that made watching the action from the upper reaches of the stadium next to impossible as the second half wore on. (more...)
Alvin Gentry says Lonzo Ball is a 'coach's dream' Alvin Gentry says Lonzo Ball is a 'coach's dream'
- October 23, 2017

Anthony Davis finished the contest with 27 points, and 17 rebounds. If the Lakers' starting five was able to play better, they easily could have won this game. The Lakers' late rally was led by their reserves. New Orleans trailed 110-106 with 4 minutes, 46 seconds to play when they answered with the 11-0 run. (more...)
North Carolina's Joel Berry out four weeks with broken hand North Carolina's Joel Berry out four weeks with broken hand
- October 23, 2017

Berry, an Apopka, Fla., native, was named to the preseason Bob Cousy Award watch list last week, which is an honor given to the nation's top point guard. UNC will open the season on November 10 against Northern Iowa. Now entering his fourth collegiate season, Berry will look to lead North Carolina to its third straight championship game this season as the Tar Heels try to repeat as champions. (more...)
Dwyane Wade to move to bench role for Cleveland Cavaliers Dwyane Wade to move to bench role for Cleveland Cavaliers
- October 23, 2017

Three games into the season, Cleveland is 2-1 while Wade, in his first season with the team, is averaging 5.7 points and 3.3 assists but 2.7 turnovers in nearly 24 minutes of play. Why wait? Three games in, why wait to get in there with those guys". It's probably the right move for the Cavaliers' spacing to start J.R. Smith, and this way Wade can handle the ball with the second unit. (more...)
Bengals rookie: Give me the ball, I'm better than Le'Veon Bell
- October 23, 2017

We feel like we're in the room and we feel like we're part of the offense. Bell carried the ball 35 times for 134 yards, giving him 117 carries in his last four games for 504 yards. In reflecting on the play - which you can watch him do more of below - Bell said he didn't think Kirkpatrick saw him coming on the dart downfield that accounted for most of his 58 receiving yards. (more...)
Huntington Bancshares Incorpora (NASDAQ:HBANP) Trading Down - Short Interest Up by 10.43%
- October 23, 2017

It has outperformed by 30.29% the S&P500. Sun Life Financial INC grew its stake in shares of Huntington Bancshares by 99,812.5% in the second quarter. HBAN's profit will be $272.55 million for 14.19 P/E if the $0.25 EPS becomes a reality. During the same quarter past year, the business posted $0.19 earnings per share. (more...)