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Spain have a simple plan against Mali today Spain have a simple plan against Mali today
- October 25, 2017

The Eagles lost their first Group "B" match to Paraguay (2-3) before bouncing back with convincing victories against Turkey (3-0) and New Zealand (3-1). Skipper Mohamed Camara has been suspended after receiving his second yellow in the quarters. Mali have in form Youssouf Koita in goal. Mali has the upper hand in this department, having scored an impressive 15 goals in the tournament with Lassana N'diaye top-scoring with five goals to his name. (more...)
ISIS target Leo Messi & the 2018 World Cup ISIS target Leo Messi & the 2018 World Cup
- October 25, 2017

The horrific image shows the Barcelona forward standing behind bars with blood apparently coming from his eyes. It's possibly the latest tactics used by ISIS terrorists to spread fear ahead of the mega tournament in Russian Federation next year. (more...)
Young Huddersfield fan sends Aaron Mooy £5 note and heartwarming letter Young Huddersfield fan sends Aaron Mooy £5 note and heartwarming letter
- October 25, 2017

And he penned a heart-warming letter to Huddersfield board member Sean Jarvis, who posted a photo of it to his Twitter, where it's melted plenty of hearts. The fan, a lad by the name of Adam, included the money in a hand-written letter sent to Mooy, informing the Australian worldwide that he deserved to keep the fiver because "he played very well and scored ". (more...)
Jackie Robinson's family tosses ceremonial first pitch before Game 1 Jackie Robinson's family tosses ceremonial first pitch before Game 1
- October 25, 2017

Dodger royalty was well represented by a pair of nonagenarians in Tommy Lasorda and Don Newcombe, and one soon to be in Vin Scully. Jackie Robinson's widow, Rachel, threw out the ceremonial first pitch. It wouldn't have seemed proper to lose it with Koufax in attendance, either. "I got us in six", he said. "Makes it fun when you jump on it like that", Taylor said. (more...)
Philippe Coutinho knows what Liverpool require defensively Philippe Coutinho knows what Liverpool require defensively
- October 25, 2017

But Brazil global Coutinho says the Reds must take collective responsibility for their defensive shortcomings as they look to cut out mistakes that are costing them dear. "With hard games like this one, we know it's these things that decide them". "When you constantly change partners at centre back, it affects your game and that is what has happened to Matip". (more...)
Jason Peters' MRI reveals torn MCL and ACL Jason Peters' MRI reveals torn MCL and ACL
- October 25, 2017

According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, an MRI confirmed that the left tackle tore the ACL and MCL in his right knee. A 166-game starter across 14 NFL seasons, Peters had been playing at a high level through six and a half games, keying one of the league's most effective offensive lines. (more...)
Top seed Roger Federer opens hometown campaign with impressive win Top seed Roger Federer opens hometown campaign with impressive win
- October 25, 2017

The Swiss star next plays Benoit Paire of France after Paire beat American Steve Johnson 6-3 7-6 (7-4) and the 19-time grand slam champion, says he is feeling good. "The next round with Paire will be tough, he is a risky player indoors. I'm happy I've found my rhythm early in Basel". Second-seeded Marin Cilic also advanced to the second round, winning the first set 6-3 before opponent Florian Mayer of Germany retired injured. (more...)
Curry calls $50K fine an 'expensive mouthpiece toss' Curry calls $50K fine an 'expensive mouthpiece toss'
- October 25, 2017

Though, there's some around the National Basketball Association who believed Curry should have been suspended. Curry , who occasionally tosses his mouthpiece to the hardwood when upset, realizes that if another incident arises, he could face a heftier fine or even possibly a suspension. (more...)
Arsenal set to open Wilshere contract talks Arsenal set to open Wilshere contract talks
- October 25, 2017

Wilshere completed the Football Association's Level Two coaching qualification last season while on loan at Bournemouth and has now begun taking his UEFA "B" badge. Stellar displays against all of Doncaster Rovers, BATE Borisov and Red Star Belgrade have even seen Wilshere reintegrated into Arsenal's Premier League squad, with the 25-year-old having set up Aaron Ramsey for his side's 4th goal after coming off the bench versus Everton at the weekend. (more...)
Former all-pro defensive end Dwight Freeney signs with the Seahawks Former all-pro defensive end Dwight Freeney signs with the Seahawks
- October 25, 2017

The 37-year-old is expected to play a backup role on the Seahawks defensive line, and fill an opening on the roster left by the placement of Cliff Avril on the injured reserve list. Freeney also started two of three postseason games, registering a sack, a tackle for a loss, and three quarterback hits. The seven-time Pro Bowler has 122.5 career sacks, which is third among active players behind Julius Peppers (150.0) and DeMarcus Ware (138.5). (more...)
Pebble Beach to host 2027 US Open, 2023 US Women's Open
- October 25, 2017

The USGA has committed to bringing the national championship to Pebble Beach every 10 years or so, with the course and resort hosting in 1972, 1982, 1992, 2000 and 2010 in recent memory. Amateur in 2018 and U.S. Open in 2019 during our centennial celebration". The USGA, which for years battled the perception of having an East Coast bias, is taking the U.S. (more...)
Pelicans star to undergo MRI on ailing knee Pelicans star to undergo MRI on ailing knee
- October 25, 2017

Davis was able to walk off the floor on his own, though he was limping. Few players are more talented on both ends of the court, and while the superstar was healthier a year ago than in season's past-coming into the 2016-17 campaign, he had never played more than 68 games-it's still concerning that Davis consistently deals with injuries. (more...)
Gabriel Jesus Revels in Blossoming Sergio Aguero Relationship Gabriel Jesus Revels in Blossoming Sergio Aguero Relationship
- October 25, 2017

He deserves to become the top scorer of this club. Gabriel Jesus is almost there - a whole 12 months without tasting defeat in a competitive match, for club or country. "But I must keep working hard and keep performing well in the games". Pep Guardiola had opted to partner the forwards together in his starting line-up this season prior to Aguero suffering a broken rib in a auto accident in Amsterdam, while Jesus was the striker left out in the 3-0 win over Burnley last weekend. (more...)
Hurricanes drop second straight, fall to Lightning at home Hurricanes drop second straight, fall to Lightning at home
- October 25, 2017

Tampa Bay netted three power-play goals for the first time this season. Johnson whacked in the rebound of Ondrej Palat's shot into an open net. Just seconds later, Johnson fired his fourth goal of the season home to give the Lightning the first period lead. (more...)
LeBron James, new-look Cavaliers outlast Bulls, 119-112 LeBron James, new-look Cavaliers outlast Bulls, 119-112
- October 25, 2017

Although he often handles the ball and runs Cleveland's offense, James had not officially been listed as a guard since 2012 with Miami. James started not only for Derrick Rose (sprained ankle), but for Jose Calderon , who was supposed to play the point but was bumped when Lue decided Tuesday morning to go big by re-inserting Tristan Thompson into the starting lineup. (more...)
Ministry of Justice investigating escape of escorted inmate, Monday assault Ministry of Justice investigating escape of escorted inmate, Monday assault
- October 25, 2017

He was on escort from the Saskatoon centre. "Then they're running to Saskatoon Correctional to see if their friend or family member is okay", said Wilby. He is considered unsafe and should not be approached, the province says. Saskatoon police were called in to investigate and have since charged two inmates each with one count of aggravated assault. (more...)
Rugby League World Cup Rugby League World Cup
- October 25, 2017

Nations unite for a captains photo as the 2017 Rugby League World Cup is launched. The 15th Rugby League World Cup, which was first played in France in 1954, will kick-off in Melbourne on Friday night with the clash of century-old rivals, England and Australia , coached by iconic Queensland league figures Wayne Bennett and Mal Meninga. (more...)
Star cricketer denies exposing himself to therapist Star cricketer denies exposing himself to therapist
- October 25, 2017

Chris Barrett said he contacted Cricket Australia, the International Cricket Council and the West Indies Cricket Board, seeking a response to the 2015 allegation from the cricket fraternity. Dr Collins said Ms Russell would give evidence about Gayle exposing part of his penis to her before she ran into the stand and burst into tears. "Ms Russell will tell you she was devastated in having been treated in such a demeaning and disrespectful way by an worldwide star cricketer", he said. (more...)
Inter-Sampdoria 3-2, Spalletti: Inter-Sampdoria 3-2, Spalletti: "La mia fortuna è allenare giocatori così"
- October 25, 2017

In questo avvio di stagione i gol incassati lontano da Marassi sono già 7 in 4 match; da dire, inoltre, che in 3 degli ultimi 4 precedenti si è verificato il segno gol si . Fine della partita e l'Inter in cima alla classifica . Ad aprire le danze ci ha pensato Skriniar , seguito poi dalla doppietta del capitano nerazzurro: Icardi . (more...)
Cowboys sign Mike Nugent to replace Dan Bailey Cowboys sign Mike Nugent to replace Dan Bailey
- October 25, 2017

For the remainder of that game, the kicking duties were surprisingly, and mostly successfully, handled by safety Jeff Heath . Personally, I'm surprised the Cowboys didn't go for Sam Irwin-Hill who had a nice preseason. The injured Bailey is the most accurate kicker in National Football League history at 89.9 percent, having made 178 of 198 field-goal attempts. Dallas released defensive end Damontre' Moore to open a roster spot. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo & Leo Messi continue their mutual FIFA snub Cristiano Ronaldo & Leo Messi continue their mutual FIFA snub
- October 25, 2017

The 32-year-old previously won the FIFA World Player of the Year award, the precursor to the Best FIFA award, in 2008. Ronaldo did not vote as Bruno Alves was the Portugal captain at the time. "He makes the difference in big games", Zidane said of his talisman at the London Palladium. Or would you rather watch Messi's tiny intricacy, dribbling about until he winds up with a little dink into the net? While his team-mates went in for their showers, he went out to the back of the complex, ... (more...)
Brush Fire Shuts Stretch of Freeway in Rancho Cucamonga Brush Fire Shuts Stretch of Freeway in Rancho Cucamonga
- October 25, 2017

The freeway was closed in the area, but no evacuations had been ordered, the Rancho Cucamonga Fire Department said in a tweet. Helicopters dropped water on the fire on both sides of the 210 Freeway as crews on the ground worked to douse the blaze, reported at 12 acres as of noon. (more...)
Wayne Rooney 'hung like an ogre' Wayne Rooney 'hung like an ogre'
- October 25, 2017

This led to rumours that Mrs Rooney was completely done with her nine-year marriage to the former English global footballer and father to her children. Naturally it didn't take long for her fans to have their say as one wrote: 'Don't worry about answering the haters more importantly when is your next holiday 8???? rise above the haters only jealous' . (more...)
Star Jones engaged to Ricardo Lugo Star Jones engaged to Ricardo Lugo
- October 25, 2017

Ricardo Lugo and Star Jones attend Gabrielle's Angel Foundation's Angel Ball 2017 at Cipriani Wall Street on October 23, 2017 in New York City . "I'm happy and that's all anybody outside of my family needs to know". "He's wonderful", Jones gushed over her new fiance. The former View cohost went public with Lugo at the 8th Annual Children's Museum of the East End Family Affair in Bridgehampton, New York, in July 2016. (more...)
DeShone Kizer says he won't be distraction DeShone Kizer says he won't be distraction
- October 25, 2017

My mother wouldn't be proud of this. Of course, going to bars doesn't preclude one from becoming a good quarterback (in fact a glance around the Hall of Fame might make you think it's a prerequisite), but this is an 0-7 team with plenty of issues and a certain Jonathan Football in its recent past, so it's a little more sensitive there. (more...)
Arsene Wenger: Arsene Wenger: "Our away performances this season have not been rewarded"
- October 25, 2017

It was Everton's fifth defeat in their last seven Premier League matches and saw them drop into the bottom three, a huge shock given their £142million spending spree in pre-season. " I was [concerned] because recently we've been punished for every mistake we make away from home ". Alexis Sanchez was fuming with Aaron Ramsey (Picture: Getty). (more...)
Ernesto Valverde opts for much-changed Barcelona side at Real Murcia Ernesto Valverde opts for much-changed Barcelona side at Real Murcia
- October 25, 2017

Paco Alcacer scored the opening goal in the 44th minute, steering a header home after Gerard Deulofeu carved out a cross. Gerard Deulofeu added a second in the 52nd minute before 22-year-old winger Arnaiz netted an angled drive after cutting in from the left. (more...)
Bravo heroics hand Manchester City tight victory over Championship leaders Wolves Bravo heroics hand Manchester City tight victory over Championship leaders Wolves
- October 25, 2017

And the 18-year-old Nketiah ensured Arsene Wenger's men would be in the quarter-final draw when he headed home the victor. Crystal Palace came unstuck, however, with the Premier League's last-place team losing 4-1 at second-tier Bristol City. (more...)
Barcelona and Holland midfielder Lieke Martens crowned The Best FIFA Women's Player Barcelona and Holland midfielder Lieke Martens crowned The Best FIFA Women's Player
- October 25, 2017

Ahead of the awards ceremony, 2015 World Cup victor Megan Rapinoe of the United States said she had never heard of Castellanos and that the inclusion of the student was an insult to the women's game. " If some random male player, who was not even a full professional, was nominated , I'm sure they would step in for that, so it's disappointing that the same hasn't been done for us", said Rapinoe. (more...)
Carson Wentz honors young boy's memory on game days
- October 25, 2017

After his cancer came back, a hospital worker made sure the fan knew that it wasn't just him rooting for the Eagles , but that the Eagles were rooting for him, as well. You can listen to Carson talk about the Kusters in the above video. "I just knew that it was something that I'd never forget". As Lukas' illness progressed, he was approached by the Make-A-Wish Foundation and asked what he wanted. (more...)