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Tiger Woods raises hopes of a comeback with 'stinger' video Tiger Woods raises hopes of a comeback with 'stinger' video
- October 24, 2017

One thing is for sure, Tiger Woods still has it. Some of the videos have included pitch shots and iron shots, but his most recent video should make fans very excited. There has been continuing speculation about Woods' future in golf and he has also battled personal problems, the latest being when he pleaded guilty to driving under the influence in August. (more...)
San Antonio Spurs roundup: Fallout from win vs. Raptors San Antonio Spurs roundup: Fallout from win vs. Raptors
- October 24, 2017

A couple of leftover points in a short and sweet offering because while it was nice of Air Canada to put on a direct Toronto-San Antonio flight, I'm off from here to LAX on the way to San Francisco and it's stupid early here. The Raptors were up six with about nine minutes left and parlayed that into a nine-point deficit with about three minutes to go. Pivot points for the Raptors - Given how the Raptors are still transitioning in their half-court offense, Lucas Nogueira is a mystery ... (more...)
Notre Dame whips USC, gets back into College Football Playoff picture Notre Dame whips USC, gets back into College Football Playoff picture
- October 24, 2017

No. 13 Notre Dame dominated 11th-ranked USC offensively and defensively. Well, it will take a Mount Everest climb for the Trojans to overcome their second loss. Check, check, check, check on those points. All three phases of the game contributed, but a strong performance form quarterback Brandon Wimbush was key. (more...)
Liverpool 'must' replace Klopp with Ancelotti now - Crooks Liverpool 'must' replace Klopp with Ancelotti now - Crooks
- October 24, 2017

He added: "I said at the beginning of the season that it was madness to turn down the £100m-plus offer from Barcelona for Coutinho and not use that money to build a defence worthy of challenging for the title". "They don't take the pride it takes to be a defender". "I've been to previous press conferences and he's nearly laughed at journalists for asking about the defending, nearly as if it's a stupid question and we don't understand what's going on", the The Sunday Times' football ... (more...)
Four things we learned in the Premier League Four things we learned in the Premier League
- October 24, 2017

This being Mourinho, he saw things differently, setting his side out to sit deep and defend and coming away with a point after a 0-0 draw that was every bit as forgettable as the previous goalless stalemate between the teams at Anfield 12 months previously. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton in party mood but left wanting more Lewis Hamilton in party mood but left wanting more
- October 24, 2017

The Mercedes driver is on the brink of a fourth title - which would match Vettel's tally - this weekend in Mexico, with Hamilton requiring just nine points to secure the championship with two races remaining. "There's still a hundred points available". His team had asked him not to but he gleefully defied them. US -based Liberty Media, who took over the sport in January, have said they want every race to be like a Super Bowl in terms of atmosphere and build-up. (more...)
Guwahati semi-final shifted to Kolkata Guwahati semi-final shifted to Kolkata
- October 24, 2017

Given the partisan support that the Brazilian team enjoyed during Sunday's quarter-final clash at Salt Lake stadium against Germany, which they won 2-1, the boys in canary yellow will be only too happy with the switch. People who have bought the tickets for the match which was scheduled to take place in Guwahati will get the refunds. "Nature is something we can't control but the authorities locally will have a lot to answer, because the rains which hit the region in the past few days did not ... (more...)
NIA summons Salahuddin's son in funding case NIA summons Salahuddin's son in funding case
- October 24, 2017

An NIA spokesman said that 42-year-old Yousuf, at present working in the Jammu and Kashmir government's agricultural department, was summoned to the headquarters on Tuesday after which he was placed under arrest. The money was allegedly routed through Saudi Arabia by a man identified as Aijaz Ahmed Bhat, a declared absconder who was charge-sheeted with four others in a previous case back in 2011. (more...)
Jitu Rai, Heena Sidhu win gold in air pistol mixed team event Jitu Rai, Heena Sidhu win gold in air pistol mixed team event
- October 24, 2017

Karni Singh Shooting Range, as they clinched gold in the 10m mixed team air pistol event. They were followed by the French (766) and Chinese (764) in the qualification round as well. When the race for title began, India had an edge over France. In the last six shots, which decided the victor, Heena and Rai remained focused to win first gold of the day. (more...)
Torch Lit for PyeongChang Winter Olympics in Greece Torch Lit for PyeongChang Winter Olympics in Greece
- October 24, 2017

The PyeongChang Winter Games will take place from February ninth to the 25th next year in the South Korean county. "The Olympic Games are sacred and universal", Bach said. Following a dance performance on the slope of Panathinaiko Stadium, where the first modern Olympic Games were staged in 1896, the High Priestess handed the flame to the first torchbearer, Greek cross-country skier Apostolos Angelis, to start the torch relay. (more...)
David Unsworth eyes Everton job after Ronald Koeman sacking David Unsworth eyes Everton job after Ronald Koeman sacking
- October 24, 2017

Everton have announced that David Unsworth will take temporary charge of the first-team beginning with Wednesday's EFL Cup tie at Chelsea following Ronald Koeman's sacking . Pellegrini is now manager of Chinese Super League side Hebei China Fortune and the sheer scale of his contract could be the stumbling block in any move to appoint the former Manchester City boss. (more...)
'Barca, Madrid will want Merino...' 'Barca, Madrid will want Merino...'
- October 24, 2017

But according to The Express should a deal to acquire Newcastle be completed then a transfer kitty of half a billion pounds will be offered to Benitez. And Newcastle may come to value that investment in Merino's talent, with Elliot predicting both Barcelona and Real Madrid could soon be prowling around the player. (more...)
Caroline Wozniacki thrashes Elina Svitolina in WTA Finals Caroline Wozniacki thrashes Elina Svitolina in WTA Finals
- October 24, 2017

However, Halep quickly grew in confidence and she gained a decisive break in the ninth game of the match, thanks in part to two costly double faults from the French player, and secured the opening set with a precise backhand victor. Svitolina, who lead 3-0 in the head to head prior to the meeting, started well matching the Dane but lost 10 games on the spin as Wozniacki gained control with the first break of serve coming in the sixth game of the match. (more...)
Amir Khan: Floyd Mayweather doesn't have the power, I'll cause him problems Amir Khan: Floyd Mayweather doesn't have the power, I'll cause him problems
- October 24, 2017

The 30-year-old former WBA and IBF Super Lightweight champion hopes to return to the ring before the end of the year having been out of action since his heavy defeat to Canelo Alvarez , at middleweight, last May. I was winning on cards. Another long time fight that has avoided Khan however is one against rival and fellow countryman Kell Brook. He had power and caught me with a huge right. (more...)
Lauda labels Verstappen penalty as 'worst I've ever seen' Lauda labels Verstappen penalty as 'worst I've ever seen'
- October 24, 2017

And now we get this decision . "It's one idiot steward up there who always makes decisions against me. I ran wide on a track with no limits that everyone is running wide on all weekend, why do I get punished?" "I really hope the fans didn't like this decision and hopefully next year they won't come". (more...)
Garth Crooks suggests Carlo Ancelotti for Liverpool Garth Crooks suggests Carlo Ancelotti for Liverpool
- October 24, 2017

The Reds put on one of their worst defensive performances under Jurgen Klopp as they were outclassed 4-1 by Tottenham at Wembley on 22 October, with centre-back Dejan Lovren badly at fault for the first two goals conceded by the visitors. (more...)
Man United legend keen on Everton and Leicester jobs Man United legend keen on Everton and Leicester jobs
- October 24, 2017

One man interested in talking to both Everton and Leicester , Sky Sports News understands, is former Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini. City are unbeaten this campaign, having won eight and drawn one of their opening Premier League clashes. Giggs was linked to two jobs last season, Swansea City and Southampton, but neither came to fruition. (more...)
Atletico Madrid matchwinner Kevin Gameiro: I'm not worried about Diego Costa Atletico Madrid matchwinner Kevin Gameiro: I'm not worried about Diego Costa
- October 24, 2017

However, that miserable streak was brought to a close against Celta as Gameiro found the net 28 minutes into his league return, having replaced Angel Correa in the line-up after missing the start of the campaign with a groin injury. "And the attitude; the players always want to play, to be on the pitch". "We hope that this will free us in the face of what is coming", he said. (more...)
Salman Khan going to be busy with Bharat after Tiger Zinda Hai Salman Khan going to be busy with Bharat after Tiger Zinda Hai
- October 24, 2017

Continuing the tradition of releasing his films on the festive occasion of Eid, Salman Khan has once again blocked the auspicious date for his 2019 release. "Ali is a friend, I love his work and eventually it's all about connecting with the source". But before taking the step, he thought of having a discussion with his father-in-law, the popular writer Salim Khan, who too supported him in his decision. (more...)
Mikel Merino's late victor against Crystal Palace lifts Newcastle United Mikel Merino's late victor against Crystal Palace lifts Newcastle United
- October 24, 2017

Crystal Palace got their first league win this season when they beat champions Chelsea last weekend. What they saw on a grey Tyneside afternoon, however, was far more prosaic as Newcastle laboured in the quest for creativity and the Eagles were unable to rediscover the incision which served them so well against the men from Stamford Bridge. (more...)
Nationals To Interview Cubs Bench Coach Dave Martinez For Managerial Job
- October 24, 2017

An announcement, though, likely will have to wait until after the World Series is completed, with Major League Baseball asking clubs not to make significant news during its premier event. Cora's taking of the Boston Red Sox job squashed those hopes. Martinez, Long and Cora all have no previous managerial experience. Baker signed a two-year deal and won consecutive National League East Division titles, but lost in Game 5 of the National League Division Series both seasons - this year ... (more...)
Karim Benzema hailed as Europe's best No.9 by Real Madrid teammates Karim Benzema hailed as Europe's best No.9 by Real Madrid teammates
- October 24, 2017

Defending In Numbers is a new Deezer Originals football podcast, created by Squawka. Benzema started as a substitute for Madrid's match against Eibar on Sunday but came off the bench to assist Marcelo in a 3-0 victory. Though Kane has revealed he would love to be a 'one-club man' and finish his career at Spurs, a glance at the past will not boost fan confidence: Real Madrid poached Luka Modric from Spurs in 2012 and Gareth Bale in 2013. (more...)
Dallas Seavey named as musher whose dogs failed drug tests Dallas Seavey named as musher whose dogs failed drug tests
- October 24, 2017

On social media, Seavey wrote that he has withdrawn from the 2018 Iditarod race, and in a video posted online denied intentionally doping his team. The new rule "now holds a musher strictly liable for any positive test". "I think that's what a lot of mushers are concerned about", said President of the Iditarod Official Finishers Club Wade Marrs. (more...)
Arsenal v Norwich City Arsenal v Norwich City
- October 24, 2017

Shkodran Mustafi (hamstring), Calum Chambers (hip), Santi Cazorla (ankle), Danny Welbeck and David Ospina (both groin) miss out. Arsenal looked to be in for another tough away day when Wayne Rooney opened the scoring with a fine effort in the opening stages of the Premer League showdown. (more...)
Chargers send Broncos to 1st shutout loss in 25 years, 21-0 Chargers send Broncos to 1st shutout loss in 25 years, 21-0
- October 24, 2017

For the first time in almost 24 years, the Denver Broncos were shut out - 21-0 - to the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. Cornerback Chris Harris Jr . "We don't want to be overconfident". "Offensively, our formula is to run the football, play-action pass and keep us in manageable third downs", Joseph said. (more...)
76ers rookie Ben Simmons achieves rare feat in defeat to Raptors 76ers rookie Ben Simmons achieves rare feat in defeat to Raptors
- October 24, 2017

Embiid wasn't alone with a stellar performance. Philadelphia 76ers' 21-year-old Ben Simmons has began his National Basketball Association career to critical acclaim after his third straight double-double and a near triple-double in his most recent game. (more...)
Mourinho to pick Tuanzebe over Lindelof after Huddersfield shocker Mourinho to pick Tuanzebe over Lindelof after Huddersfield shocker
- October 24, 2017

United do not have time to think about the result at the John Smith's Stadium, however, as they face Swansea on Tuesday, before welcoming third-placed Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon. "They build up the game quite slow, they like to get it out wide and we felt that if we could win the ball back and try to exploit the space in behind - the space the fullbacks leave because they go so high - then we were able to do that". (more...)
Driver who injured Patriots' Harvey Langi facing drug and alcohol charges Driver who injured Patriots' Harvey Langi facing drug and alcohol charges
- October 24, 2017

Just over a week after being involved in a serious auto crash, Patriots rookie outside linebacker Harvey Langi and his wife Cassidy are back home. Police found three different prescription drugs in Conroy's auto after the crash-a pain killer, anti-psychotic and muscle relaxant. (more...)
Jamie Carragher Has A Brilliant Suggestion For Everton's Next Manager Jamie Carragher Has A Brilliant Suggestion For Everton's Next Manager
- October 24, 2017

Their failure to adequately replace Romelu Lukaku has proved particularly costly, and Koeman departs just 16 months after joining the club from Southampton. In the end Hull were relegated out of the Premier League, but Silva left the club with his reputation significantly enhanced after what was a valiant and commendable effort under hard circumstances. (more...)
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...)