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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
- 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
- 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 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...)
Arsene Wenger praises Ozil and Sanchez's performances and addresses German's Arsenal future Arsene Wenger praises Ozil and Sanchez's performances and addresses German's Arsenal future
- October 25, 2017

The Chilean floated a pinpoint cross into the box that the German met with his head following a late surge into the box. Wenger added: "We didn't panic, we maintained our focus on the game, and after that, it looked like it was all us for the rest of the game". (more...)
Markelle Fultz has fluid drained from right shoulder Markelle Fultz has fluid drained from right shoulder
- October 24, 2017

However, Fultz hasn't attempted a three-pointer - or even a long two-pointer - since the opening preseason game. Over the first four games of his professional career, Fultz is 9-for-27 from the field and has only converted on six of his 12 attempts from the charity stripe. (more...)
Bishoo spins West Indies to win over Zimbabwe
- October 24, 2017

Zimbabwe's dwindling hope were all-but extinguished when it was Taylor's turn to fall victim to a run out, this time coming back for a second, leaving Bishoo and Chase to mop up either side of Jarvis and Mpofu's colourful cameos. Earlier, Zimbabwe had required just 21 deliveries to polish off the West Indian second innings at the start of day four, with the tourists adding just four runs to their overnight score of 369 for eight. (more...)
Have the Houston Astros Ever Won the World Series? Have the Houston Astros Ever Won the World Series?
- October 24, 2017

Eastern Time. "It's not good enough just to be here", George Springer saysJose Altuve speaks about ride to World Series The Astros and Dodgers have played more than 700 times, more than any pair of teams to meet in the World Series. While the Astros were road warriors in the regular season, the Dodgers dominated at home, posting an MLB-best 57-24 record, and are 9-1 in their past 10 games at Dodger Stadium including a ideal 4-0 postseason record, according to the OddsShark MLB Database . (more...)
Miami Dolphins release cornerback Byron Maxwell Miami Dolphins release cornerback Byron Maxwell
- October 24, 2017

The Miami Dolphins have now actively decided for the second time this season that they are better off not having Colin Kaepernick on their roster. Now with Cutler dealing with cracked ribs and Matt Moore set to start on Thursday night against the Ravens , the Dolphins are eschewing another opportunity to sign Kaepernick. (more...)
Only MLB Player to Kneel During Anthem Denied Service at Ala. Restaurant Only MLB Player to Kneel During Anthem Denied Service at Ala. Restaurant
- October 24, 2017

Maxwell became the first Major League Baseball athlete to take a knee during The Star-Spangled Banner last month in a gesture of solidarity with NFL players protesting racial injustice. It's a shame some people, like the waiter who allegedly refused service to Maxwell, thinks it's OK to do so because Maxwell kneeled during the anthem. (more...)
Wales squad: Gatland signals end of Warrenball with major shuffle Wales squad: Gatland signals end of Warrenball with major shuffle
- October 24, 2017

That means that Parkes can not play in the matches against Australia, Georgia and New Zealand until he completes three full years as a Welsh resident, and leaves Gatland the choice of Owen Williams, Jonathan Davies, Tyler Morgan and Owen Watkin to fill his midfield from the 36-man squad that will be led by Ospreys lock Alun Wyn Jones. (more...)
Premier League clubs fail to agree on overseas broadcasting revenue Premier League clubs fail to agree on overseas broadcasting revenue
- October 24, 2017

Man City have already come away from Stamford Bridge with three points and had no trouble dispatching Liverpool at home in a 5-0 hammering back in early September. "You've got (Christian) Eriksen playing great, you've got (Dele) Alli who wasn't brilliant at the weekend by his standards but still did enough and arguably you've got one of the best strikers in European football (Harry Kane)". (more...)
David Unsworth: 'I want Ross Barkley to stay'
- October 24, 2017

With the financial backing of owner Moshiri and Dyche's guidance, however, Wright believes that Everton are capable of achieving great success. "I just keep getting on with my job until things change". "He knows the club very well and has learnt his trade". He also has a winning mentality. Dyche has guided Burnley to eighth in the table this season, his side performing admirably in their second consecutive Premier League campaign. (more...)