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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 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...)
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
- 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
- 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...)