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Wheeler, Jets light up Pens Wheeler, Jets light up Pens
- October 30, 2017

Murray was pulled and lost in regulation for the second time this season. Winnipeg (5-3-2) scored three times in a span of 34 seconds late in the first to break it open against the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions. Wheeler's third goal was scored at the 18:18 mark of the period, with rookie goaltender Casey DeSmith giving up the goal just 11 seconds into his National Hockey League debut. (more...)
Colby Covington Tweets "Apology" for Post-Fight Comments
- October 30, 2017

You're a (expletive). You're this.' Homophobic slurs. Where's the double standard at? This is a game to me. Covington, who admitted to MMA Junkie that he was "just trying to promote and make it fun for the fans" has now released a tongue-in-cheek "apology" over the incident. (more...)
Gay Players Are Coming Out In A Major Sports Video Game Gay Players Are Coming Out In A Major Sports Video Game
- October 30, 2017

They are the computer-generated youngsters who replace retiring players at the end of each season. Last summer, the ultra-popular management sim included "Brexit" scenarios where the United Kingdom splitting from the European Union would have an impact on how you signed foreign players if you managed in the region, but this year they are taking a bigger step in terms of including something that is not yet a regular part of the real life footballing world. (more...)
The Tigers player identified and his punishment has been revealed
- October 30, 2017

Nathan Broad has been revealed as the player who took and circulated a photo of a topless woman wearing his premiership medal. " I sent a very private picture without this young woman's consent ". The 24-year-old defender is expected to face significant sanctions by his club after the photo went viral on social media, to the horror of the anonymous woman. (more...)
Robert Lewandowski bemoans heavy workload for Bayern Munich and Poland Robert Lewandowski bemoans heavy workload for Bayern Munich and Poland
- October 30, 2017

On top of this the rampant Robert Lewandowski left the field before half-time and did not re-appear in Bayern's 2-0 win over RB Leipzig on Saturday night. To this point in the campaign, the Legia Warsaw youth product has already started 15 games for Bayern , along with the final 4 games of Poland's World Cup qualifying campaign. (more...)
Wilder To Hearn: Put Joshua in Package - Then I'll Fight Whyte! Wilder To Hearn: Put Joshua in Package - Then I'll Fight Whyte!
- October 30, 2017

The WBC heavyweight king has his own business to attend to on Saturday (November 4) at Barclays Center in NY when he attempts to retain his crown against Bermane Stiverne in a rematch after Luis Ortiz, his original foe, failed a drugs test. (more...)
Ryan Armour wins 2017 Sanderson Farms Championship Ryan Armour wins 2017 Sanderson Farms Championship
- October 30, 2017

After a solid college career at Ohio State, Armour turned pro in 1999. Playing on the PGA Tour in 2016-'17 season, he competed in 20 events but finished 159th on the FedEx Cup points list. Hadley recorded four birdies and an eagle on Sunday, but his stellar round wasn't enough to track down tournament champion Ryan Armour . Two shots further back were Smylie Kaufman, Brian Stuard and Scott Strohmeyer in a tie for fourth place. (more...)
Bengals RB Joe Mixon 'not worried' about tweets from Le'Veon Bell Bengals RB Joe Mixon 'not worried' about tweets from Le'Veon Bell
- October 30, 2017

Green in the second half as well. It's frustrating to us running backs. I can't showcase nothing if I don't get the ball. Le'Veon Bell's Pittsburgh Steelers were not slated to play until Sunday evening, so the running back spent some time watching the early action around the NFL. (more...)
Mate Ma'a Tonga thrashes Scotland 50 - 4 Mate Ma'a Tonga thrashes Scotland 50 - 4
- October 30, 2017

Tonga play Samoa next Saturday at Waikato Stadium, Hamilton, while Scotland take on the Kiwis at Christchurch Stadium on the same day. The entertainment ensued from the get-go as Scotland nearly regained their own kick-off, sending players squaring off against each other just seconds into the game. (more...)
Arsenal ace Sead Kolasinac is Gunners' secret goalscoring weapon - Granit Xhaka
- October 30, 2017

Despite falling behind to Everton, Norwich City and Swansea City in the past week, the Gunners have battled back each time to secure important wins which has kept them in contention for a top-four place in the Premier League as well as progressing to the quarter-final of the Carabao Cup. (more...)
Hazard: I'm over my injury troubles
- October 30, 2017

However, he is fighting fit again, and is looking ahead to what promises to be an important period for his side. "I'm training hard, the injury is the past", he told Chelsea TV . The Belgium worldwide scored the victor in Saturday's 1-0 victory at Bournemouth to keep the Blues in the top four of the Premier League table. The Citizens are now nine points ahead of the Blues at the top of the table after 10 games and look as if they will be the team to beat in the Premier League this season. (more...)
Cilic, Del Potro win at Swiss Indoors, will meet in semis
- October 30, 2017

The win puts Federer a little under 1500 points behind Rafael Nadal, and there are still 2500 points available to him (1000 for Paris, 1500 for the year-end). He was a distant 47th in the race in late August and his efforts appeared to take their toll on Friday as he suffered a back niggle which required a visit from the trainer. (more...)
Teams calling Detroit Lions about WR Calvin Johnson Teams calling Detroit Lions about WR Calvin Johnson
- October 30, 2017

At least two teams have talked to the Detroit Lions in the past week asking about former wide receiver Calvin Johnson's rights, reports ESPN.com's Adam Schefter. There are a number of teams that could use an upgrade at receiver due to struggles or early-season injuries, bringing clarity to why teams have been contacting the Detroit Lions . (more...)
Texans kneel during national anthem in protest of Bob McNair's 'inmates' comment Texans kneel during national anthem in protest of Bob McNair's 'inmates' comment
- October 30, 2017

McNair apologized for his comment on Friday, saying, "I regret that I used that expression". According to Brown, McNair told players, "I know a lot of y'all are happy right now, but it's not the outcome that some of us were looking for". Instead he says he was "referring to the relationship between the league office and team owners and how they have been making significant strategic decisions affecting our league without adequate input from ownership over the past few years". (more...)
Little girl to throw game's first pitch with 3D printed hand Little girl to throw game's first pitch with 3D printed hand
- October 30, 2017

She uses a special 3-D printed hand that was developed by engineers at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The 7-year-old is a huge baseball fan and has had a dream to throw out the first pitch . The organization last month offered her a chance to pitch during its biggest event: the World Series . She crossed another one off her list on Saturday. (more...)
Casey Anthony: I think she is mentally ill, Cindy says Casey Anthony: I think she is mentally ill, Cindy says
- October 30, 2017

Quit putting blame on everybody else", she said. As previously reported, in the same interview Cindy said that she thinks "Casey is mentally ill". The case has been one of public intrigue and has repeatedly grabbed national headlines ever since. Whether they do or not, George Anthony made it clear he was not interested in being part of his daughter's life. (more...)
Carolina Panthers win 17-3 over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Carolina Panthers win 17-3 over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
- October 29, 2017

Carolina's offense has been on the same page for perhaps the first time in a game this season, gaining 61 rushing yards and 99 passing yards. Defensive tackle Kyle Love and defensive end Mario Addison combined for a third-down sack on Winston in the third quarter. (more...)
Falcons at Jets: Highlights, score and recap Falcons at Jets: Highlights, score and recap
- October 29, 2017

Losers of three straight games, all vs. teams from the AFC East , the Atlanta Falcons are certainly desperate for a win and hoped to end their losing ways on Sunday against Todd Bowles' New York Jets . The Jets only capitalized on one of them with a field goal. And on Sunday, it cost them against the Falcons. Tevin Coleman eluded a few tackle attempts on a 52-yard run that got the ball to the Jets 10. (more...)
Markelle Fultz Out Indefinitely with Shoulder Injury, Re-Evaluated in 3 Weeks Markelle Fultz Out Indefinitely with Shoulder Injury, Re-Evaluated in 3 Weeks
- October 29, 2017

Sixers rookie Markelle Fultz will be out indefinitely with "soreness and scapular muscle imbalance in his right shoulder", according to a press release provided by the team. Philadelphia reiterated that there is no structural damage to Fultz's shoulder, and that he'll continue performing physiotherapy while awaiting the next course of action. (more...)
Engine change to drop Ricciardo down Mexico grid
- October 29, 2017

The other late change is on the Toro Rosso of Hartley's team mate Pierre Gasly , who is set for a five-place penalty for a sixth turbocharger, taking his total grid drop for the race to 20 places thanks to earlier power unit element changes. (more...)
Georgia Has its Highest Ranking in AP Poll Since 2008 Georgia Has its Highest Ranking in AP Poll Since 2008
- October 29, 2017

Georgia is easily the No. 2 team in both polls with an 8-0 record, as Ohio State takes over the No. Arizona cracked the rankings at No. 23 after rolling to a 58-37 victory over Washington State. South Florida dropped out of the poll entirely after losing to Houston. Miami 10. TCU 11. The top-ranked team from a non-Power Five conference is No. (more...)
Seahawks could trade Jimmy Graham for Texans' Duane Brown, report says Seahawks could trade Jimmy Graham for Texans' Duane Brown, report says
- October 29, 2017

Prosise has played just 10 of a possible 25 regular season and post-season games for the Seahawks . Brown, 32, still has two years remaining on his six-year extension worth $53.4 million signed in August 2012, though the last two seasons don't have any money guaranteed. (more...)
Mark Gaughan's Big Play: Bills are takeaway monsters; Raiders aren't Mark Gaughan's Big Play: Bills are takeaway monsters; Raiders aren't
- October 29, 2017

Derek Carr found veteran receiver Michael Crabtree downfield for a big 22-yard line to give put them near the red zone. Olawale punched the ball in from the one-yard line a few plays later, giving the Raiders the early 7-0 lead. ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - Turnovers doomed the Raiders in their 34-14 loss to the Buffalo Bills . Needing a stop, the Raiders defense forced a 3rd and 13 but once again could not force an incompletion. (more...)
Is this the worst punt return of all time? Is this the worst punt return of all time?
- October 29, 2017

Between Week 2 and 6, Hogan hauled in five touchdown receptions. According to CBS sideline reporter Evan Washburn, Patriots trainers were looking at Hogan's right shoulder, and New England later declared Hogan questionable to return with a shoulder injury. (more...)
Tottenham's Harry Kane to miss Man United clash with injury Tottenham's Harry Kane to miss Man United clash with injury
- October 29, 2017

It is a collective sport and you must always adapt when some players are not fit to play. Always it's a problem - to play them more or less. "It is so hard to cope with worldwide duty and playing every three days". And Mauricio Pochettino says he will not take a risk with Kane's fitness, admitting his gruelling start to the season has taken its toll. "Maybe people expect that but for us, no". (more...)
Bears' Zach Miller (leg) is out for the remainder of Sunday's game
- October 29, 2017

The play occurred late in the third quarter on a third-down play, with quarterback Mitchell Trubisky lofting a pass to Miller in the right side of the end zone. The Bears were forced to settle for a field goal while Miller was carted off the field with his left leg placed in an air cast. There's been no word so far on the severity of the injury, but it certainly didn't look good to the naked eye. (more...)
Wozniacki secures first victory against Venus Williams, wins WTA Finals Wozniacki secures first victory against Venus Williams, wins WTA Finals
- October 29, 2017

Defeating Venus Williams in straight sets, Wozniacki wins 6-4, 6-4. The 37-year-old Williams appeared in the finals of three of the five most prestigious tournaments of the season: the Australian Open, Wimbledon, and here in Singapore. I was hoping that if I'm going to beat her, at least once in my career, it has to be today. "It feels unbelievable, I can't believe I am here as the victor", Wozniacki told BT Sport . (more...)
Real Madrid stunned by Girona; Getafe beat Real Sociedad Real Madrid stunned by Girona; Getafe beat Real Sociedad
- October 29, 2017

Real Madrid suffered a shock defeat after losing 2-1 to newly promoted Girona on Sunday evening. "Every single year you then have to go out and do the same thing, but, as a club, I'm certain that this is the best club in the world". What TV chanel is Girona vs Real Madrid on? But the hosts hit back and snatched the lead with a decisive four-minute stretch to start the second half. (more...)
Murray strikes to earn draw with Southampton Murray strikes to earn draw with Southampton
- October 29, 2017

Chris Hughton's side nearly equalised three minutes before the interval when Shane Duffy headed Anthony Knockaert's over. The Seagulls also look set to include Beram Kayal and Sam Baldock in their squad for the first time this season. A composed Southampton took control of proceedings in the early stages and they were duly rewarded when the rebound from James Ward-Prowse's free-kick was instinctively followed in by Steven Davis , who safely headed home to give the Saints an early lead. (more...)
Virtue and Moir cruise to seventh Skate Canada title Virtue and Moir cruise to seventh Skate Canada title
- October 29, 2017

Team-mates Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje's total score of 190.01 points proved enough for them to narrowly edge out American's Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue for second place. Canada's three-time national champion rallied to land four more triple jumps before falling on a relatively simply double Axel in the final seconds. (more...)