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National Basketball Association hands out fines, suspensions for altercation National Basketball Association hands out fines, suspensions for altercation
- October 30, 2017

Their actions resulted to receiving hefty fines worth $50,000 and $25,000 from the league office, who are stamping their ground this season on limiting scuffles during games. Washington Wizards guard Carrick Felix and forward Markieff Morris were suspended one game each by the National Basketball Association for leaving the bench area during an altercation, the league announced Sunday. (more...)
We left a little too much for the end, says Tom Latham We left a little too much for the end, says Tom Latham
- October 30, 2017

Sachin Tendulkar is my childhood hero While he may admire Indian cricketers, Williamson, a right-handed batsman and an occasional off-spinner, admits that he has always been very impressed with master blaster Sachin Tendulkar. "In fact, the entire Indian cricket team is a challenge because it has some of the best batsmen in the world". However, the visiting bowlers came back well and picked wickets in the death. (more...)
Hamilton had it easy this year, says Alonso Hamilton had it easy this year, says Alonso
- October 30, 2017

With McLaren reaching the end of its disastrous relationship with Honda, Alonso hopes the team is joining a partnership which gives them the tools to fight the world champions. Alonso, who claimed McLaren had the best auto in qualifying even though subsequent grid penalties saw him start from near the back, finished 10th after being overtaken by Hamilton in the closing stages. (more...)
ISIS adds Neymar to their target list that includes Messi
- October 30, 2017

Lionel Messi and Neymar are at the centre of the latest apparent threat released by the terrorist group Islamic State ( ISIS ). The footballers appear in an image seemingly depicting an execution, in which Messi can be seen lying on the ground next to an ISIS flag while a jihadist stands over a kneeling Neymar. (more...)
Ecclestone collusion claims 'hogwash — Ferrari
- October 30, 2017

Earlier this week, Ecclestone said that all parties in F1 benefit from a Ferrari team that is at the front. It's the same for Mercedes as it is for the others - a world championship win against Ferrari is always with more. Asked if Charlie Whiting has favoured British teams, Ecclestone replied: "No. Charlie has always done what he was supposed to do". "Instead, Max has often helped Ferrari". (more...)
Want to qualify for Champions League quarter-final: Guardiola Want to qualify for Champions League quarter-final: Guardiola
- October 30, 2017

No", the Spaniard said. "We want to win the league, and that's why everyone is trying to be positive, to stay focused and to try to win every game. That is our next target". That is the risk, but the way we played from the beginning, and the way we played over 90 minutes, showed me a lot in our performance to remain there. (more...)
Godolphin keep Hartnell in the Melbourne Cup at second acceptances Godolphin keep Hartnell in the Melbourne Cup at second acceptances
- October 30, 2017

Dettori has had a stellar autumn, winning the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe aboard Enable, the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes on Persuasive and the Champion Stakes with Cracksman. Hopefully he goes and wins nicely at Bendigo and then that opens the door for Melbourne. Godolphin are usually a powerhouse in the Melbourne Cup but only have two runners left in the $6 million race that stops the nation, and neither are certain to start. (more...)
White House decorated for Halloween White House decorated for Halloween
- October 30, 2017

Trees and south facade will be lit with different colours for the Monday night event. A great external shot of the decorations, which included giant spiders, surfaced in the evening. Fortunately, the couple will not be among the families in the country who will be turning off their exterior lights to signal children that they will not be giving away treats. (more...)
Cooper Cronk signs 2-year deal to join Roosters in NRL Cooper Cronk signs 2-year deal to join Roosters in NRL
- October 30, 2017

The 33-year-old, who is now representing Australia at the Rugby League World Cup, is set to shake up the Roosters' spine with current halfback Mitchell Pearce's position at Bondi in debate. The ABC understands the club wants to keep him. Pearce has been linked to both the Manly Sea Eagles and the Newcastle Knights if he chose to leave the Roosters because of the Cronk contract. (more...)
Alvaro Morata admits he wishes he'd never left Juventus Alvaro Morata admits he wishes he'd never left Juventus
- October 30, 2017

In England, the most important aspect is physicality. However, despite how happy he has looked being given the starting role he craved at Real Madrid , Morata has admitted that life in London is by no means flawless, and in an ideal world neither he or his wife would be living there. (more...)
Tottenham Hotspur's Dele Alli reacts to big miss against Manchester United Tottenham Hotspur's Dele Alli reacts to big miss against Manchester United
- October 30, 2017

We saw Troy Deeney attempt to squeeze Joe Allen's head clean off, we saw Mark Noble look to take out his frustrations on Ruben Loftus-Cheek and we saw Dele Alli go head-to-head with Ashley Young. Alli's performance was widely condemned on social media, yesterday, albeit too harshly, but Mauricio Pochettino will be hoping for better displays from the attacking midfielder in the coming weeks, especially if Harry Kane is to miss much more action due to his current injury. (more...)
What works for Virat may not be everyone's cup of tea What works for Virat may not be everyone's cup of tea
- October 30, 2017

The 44-year-old even added he would not be surprised if he gets sacked as India A and U-19 coach in the future. Defending Virat Kohli's brand of aggression, Dravid said, "Virat sometimes says outrageous things before a series and I cringe when I read them in the paper, but that's what gets the best out of him". (more...)
Phillies expected to tab Dodgers exec Gabe Kapler as next manager
- October 30, 2017

He had been considered for that club's manager's job two years ago. He managed Team Israel in the 2012 WBC, served as a TV analyst for FOX, and he's been the Dodgers' Director of Player Development since late 2014. Pete Mackanin had a thankless job. Klentak's top lieutenants, Ned Rice and Bryan Minniti, were also hired from outside the organization. Analytics is not the only area where the Phillies are seeking to develop competitive advantages. (more...)
Florida AD: No buyout discussed with coach McElwain or reps Florida AD: No buyout discussed with coach McElwain or reps
- October 30, 2017

Florida athletic director Scott Stricklin says the school has not had any conversations with embattled coach Jim McElwain or his representatives regarding a contract buyout. "And yet at the time same time, you know, I've seen this movie, I understand it and if it gets to a point then we'll go from there". Florida won the SEC East in each of McElwain's first two seasons but lost to Alabama in the conference championship game on both occasions. (more...)
Man City set record thanks to Sterling goal Man City set record thanks to Sterling goal
- October 30, 2017

However the lead did not last for long as Manchester City's former player Gareth Barry played a perfectly weighted pass to Jay Rodriguez who got his second goal of the season with a delicate lob over the onrushing Ederson. Kevin De Bruyne is selected, along with Bernardo SIlva and David Silva. West Brom drop to 15th. The visitors entered cruise control but Nicolas Otamendi could have made life a little hard in the closing stages, the centre-back just pulling out of a lunging challenge ... (more...)
Manchester United star blasted for 'only ever playing at 85%' Manchester United star blasted for 'only ever playing at 85%'
- October 30, 2017

Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville has said that Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen has to take the blame for the club's 1-0 defeat at Manchester United on Saturday. they've got something going. "Young players need that sort of environment around them", he said earlier this season. "There was pressure on United". That would've been a big gap. (more...)
Ogier claims title, Paddon finishes eighth in Britain Ogier claims title, Paddon finishes eighth in Britain
- October 30, 2017

Elfyn Evans continues to lead Wales Rally GB while Kiwi driver Hayden Paddon enjoyed a better day overnight. New Zealand driver Hayden Paddon of co-driver Sebastian Marshall of Great Britain finished eighth at the Rally of Wales. "We can now reset and refocus our efforts on Rally Australia, where we have our sights set much higher". By winning this year's Wales Rally GB, he became the first Brit to do so since Richard Burns in 2000. (more...)
Sounders and Whitecaps play out boring Cascadia playoff draw Sounders and Whitecaps play out boring Cascadia playoff draw
- October 30, 2017

Place Stadium. Each team will again fire away searching for victory when the series resumes with the second leg in Seattle on Thursday. Vancouver made two big changes to the starting lineup that thumped the Earthquakes, with crucial offensive pieces Yordy Reyna and Cristian Techera forced to the bench after picking up injuries against San Jose. (more...)
Jose Mourinho still unsure when Paul Pogba will return Jose Mourinho still unsure when Paul Pogba will return
- October 30, 2017

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is one of the most decorated managers in modern football with high respect and demand to his name, and soon, we might see him manage worldwide teams, as he expresses intentions to do so in the future. (more...)
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 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...)

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