Sports


Johnny Cueto declines opt-out clause in contract with Giants Johnny Cueto declines opt-out clause in contract with Giants
- November 05, 2017

The deadline passed at 9 p.m. Saturday. Cueto's contract runs through 2021 with a $22 million option for 2022. The blister issues and other nagging injuries he had throughout the year served as bad timing that cost him the chance to hit free agency and command a higher payday on the open market. (more...)
Ezekiel Elliott's attorneys wanted to settle case, National Football League not interested Ezekiel Elliott's attorneys wanted to settle case, National Football League not interested
- November 05, 2017

The running back's on-again, off-again six-game suspension was reinstated this week, but he may play this week when the Cowboys face Kansas City on Sunday (1:25 p.m. Earlier this week, Elliott was denied Elliott's motion for a preliminary injunction, and it looked like his six-game suspension was finally going to be served. (more...)
PNG Kumuls Beat Ireland, 14 PNG Kumuls Beat Ireland, 14
- November 05, 2017

But that got the crowd all worked up and urged the Kumuls to a strong counter, Finn and Mc Ilorum organised a fired-up Ireland but PNG stood the home ground, ganging up on their bigger opponents, the winger Liam Kay was a key target in PNG's offensive and in that small surge forward they even closed in on Garry Lo. (more...)
Thaworn three adrift as late eagle gives Kapur share of lead Thaworn three adrift as late eagle gives Kapur share of lead
- November 05, 2017

In fact, Chouhan and Sharma stumbled on the final two holes when they were at the top of the leaderboard. He was four-under for the day through 11 holes before the disastrous double-bogey. But then missed some short putts on the back-nine that resulted in two bogeys. My putting was quite consistent. "Everything depends on your first shot on the tee. (more...)
Sri Lanka appoint Thilan Samaraweera as batting coach till 2019 World Cup Sri Lanka appoint Thilan Samaraweera as batting coach till 2019 World Cup
- November 05, 2017

During the tour, Samaraweera will have to leave the team as he has some personal commitment which may affect team's confidence. However, Samaraweera, who has also served as a batting coach with Bangladesh, will have a tough task on his hand as his first assignment begins with Sri Lanka's tour to India . (more...)
Liverpool boss Klopp: Wijnaldum didn't even have his boots Liverpool boss Klopp: Wijnaldum didn't even have his boots
- November 05, 2017

We had to get used to it a little bit. "As long as Emre doesn't give me one sign his mind is somewhere else, I don't have to talk about this". On Clyne, Klopp said: "Not bad, he was on a good way then had a setback but we are on it". If they get the point they need maybe we can ask if he can come back before the next game. "Things are like they are, we can not change that. If he can play for Senegal, I think he should - good for rhythm", he concluded. (more...)
Belgian global Thomas Meunier confirms Chelsea offer Belgian global Thomas Meunier confirms Chelsea offer
- November 05, 2017

Belgium worldwide Meunier joined PSG from Club Brugge in 2016 and he made 22 Ligue 1 appearances in his debut season, sharing the right-back responsibilities with Serge Aurier. "I didn't know what to think. I want to become the first choice by the end of the season". Speaking to Eleven Sports , though, the full-back revealed: 'I could have joined Chelsea in the final day of the transfer window, but I didn't want to'. (more...)
AJ McCarron Files Grievance, Seeking Unrestricted Free Agency In 2018 AJ McCarron Files Grievance, Seeking Unrestricted Free Agency In 2018
- November 05, 2017

McCarron is slated to become a restricted free agent at the end of the 2017 season, which would mean that any team (Cleveland included) would likely have to forgo a first-round draft pick as compensation to add him to their roster (should the Bengals place a first-round tender on him). (more...)
England confirms Alli absence for Germany and Brazil friendlies England confirms Alli absence for Germany and Brazil friendlies
- November 05, 2017

Hodgson's side face Spurs in the lunchtime kick-off on Sunday knowing Alli - the two-goal hero in the 3-1 Champions League win over Real Madrid in midweek - will need shackling at Wembley. "I think he is a bit like David Platt, to be perfectly honest". Dele has to stop giving the ball away as well. He has netted three times in 10 league games for third-placed Spurs. (more...)
Siraj debuts as New Zealand opts to bat at Rajkot Siraj debuts as New Zealand opts to bat at Rajkot
- November 05, 2017

It's hard because as a bowler, it was challenging on this wicket for a new guy to come in against such an opposition. Bumrah, the top-ranked bowler in T20I, who is also considered as one of the best death bowlers, gave only 23 runs to New Zealand in his four overs. (more...)
Second quarter: No. 12 Washington 17, OR 3 Second quarter: No. 12 Washington 17, OR 3
- November 05, 2017

With the win and Stanford's loss to Washington State, Washington (8-1, 5-1 Pac-12) is alone in first place in the Pac-12 North, while OR slipped to 5-5, 2-5. Herbert has not played since being injured in late September. Momentum swing: On third-and-two at the UO 41-yard line, Royce Freeman was tackled for a four-yard loss that led the Ducks to punt. (more...)
Arsene Wenger confident Arsenal can compete with Manchester City Arsene Wenger confident Arsenal can compete with Manchester City
- November 05, 2017

With Arteta's help, Sterling is well on course for the best goalscoring season of his career, and hopes to add to his total against Arsenal in the Premier League at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday. The two previous sides with 28 points at this point (Chelsea in 2005 and City themselves in 2011) both went on to win the title. "He is an Arsenal player and the transfer window is closed", Guardiola said, in effect shutting down the debate, though the feeling remains City retain an ... (more...)
Barty outgunned in WTA Elite semi-final Barty outgunned in WTA Elite semi-final
- November 05, 2017

Julia Goerges advanced to the semifinals at the WTA Elite Trophy by beating top-seeded Kristina Mladenovic 6-2, 7-6 (4) Friday. World No. 10 Mladenovic, by contrast, suffered a 12-match losing run to end her season. Already visibly being impacted by a hip injury in her match yesterday, Elena Vesnina came out onto the court today with the hope of being able to put up a tough fight and not disappoint the fans. (more...)
Klopp praises new 'defensive' shape as Liverpool run riot Klopp praises new 'defensive' shape as Liverpool run riot
- November 05, 2017

Those words came as a surprise with Mane not expected back for at least another two weeks. Senegal forward Mane's searing pace terrorised West Ham's defence and Klopp said it was a boost to have him available again. Sadio Mane is a naturally fit player, he could have played the 90 minutes after just one training session". "We're trying to get in touch with the Senegal FA". (more...)
Paco Alcacer scores brace in Barcelona win — Result Paco Alcacer scores brace in Barcelona win — Result
- November 05, 2017

Ernesto Valverde's charges had chance after chance in the opening 10 minutes with Lionel Messi and Sergio Busquets coming very close but somehow the visitors survived the onslaught. "We were very good in the first half for 20 minutes". It has come to a point where one would be forgiven to believe that everything was always fine at Barcelona . (more...)
Dante Pettis sets NCAA record with ninth career punt return TD Dante Pettis sets NCAA record with ninth career punt return TD
- November 05, 2017

The Huskies took the second half kickoff and scored on a 46-yard pass from Jake Browning to Pettis for a 24-3 lead just 1:18 into the third. The big play: Pettis took a punt 64 yards for a touchdown, the ninth of his career that broke an NCAA record. (more...)
Jones helps USC avert collapse vs. Arizona Jones helps USC avert collapse vs. Arizona
- November 05, 2017

Arizona, powered by dynamic quarterback Khalil Tate , tied the game at 35-35 with 8:23 to go on a touchdown run by Zach Green. Tate brought back hope for Arizona toward the end of the third quarter finding his way through the Trojans defense for a 32-yard score and the first touchdown of the night for the 'Cats. (more...)
Pettis sets NCAA mark as No. 12 Washington rolls OR 38-3 Pettis sets NCAA mark as No. 12 Washington rolls OR 38-3
- November 05, 2017

The Ducks' second drive ended deep in UW territory with a fumble. Still, Washington cashed in after a lengthy drive to even the score on Tristan Vizcaino's 34-yard field goal with 12:04 left in the half. After the 15-play, 62-yard drive to open the game, the Ducks had a fumble, three three-and-outs, turnover on downs and the end of the half. Pettis took a shallow kick, made two men miss, and did the rest. (more...)
Los Angeles Rams vs. New York Giants: Odds, Analysis, NFL Betting Pick Los Angeles Rams vs. New York Giants: Odds, Analysis, NFL Betting Pick
- November 05, 2017

Because of that, all eyes should be on one of the two Wild Card spots, one of them now held by the Los Angeles Rams . And in the process, reached 5-2 for the first time since 2003 and, the way things are lining up, appear a good bet to soar to 7-2 before entering a teethy part of the schedule that includes showdowns against division leaders in the Vikings, Eagles, Saints and Seahawks. (more...)
Research Analysts' Weekly Ratings Changes for Oshkosh Corporation (OSK)
- November 05, 2017

Pentair plc. Ordinary Share (NYSE:PNR) has risen 14.99% since November 4, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.11% the S&P500. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Oshkosh Corporation (OSK) Receives Buy Rating from Robert W. It worsened, as 40 investors sold OSK shares while 92 reduced holdings. Svcs Automobile Association holds 0.03% in Oshkosh Corp (NYSE:OSK) or 143,800 shares. (more...)
Arjen Robben Scores, Create Record In Bayern Victory Over Dortmund Arjen Robben Scores, Create Record In Bayern Victory Over Dortmund
- November 05, 2017

Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc has refused to point the finger of blame at Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as the striker looks to snap his scoreless run against Bayern Munich . "We were not as good in the first half as in the second". He added: " Bayern were clearly better, especially in the first half". "We are not the ones under pressure". (more...)
TJ Dillashaw reclaims UFC bantamweight championship with KO of Ohio's Cody Garbrandt TJ Dillashaw reclaims UFC bantamweight championship with KO of Ohio's Cody Garbrandt
- November 05, 2017

After the referee stepped in, Dillashaw stayed next to Garbrandt and screamed toward him. The champion reached his feet quickly as they began to trade punches at close ranger. But Dillashaw had the last word - for now - on Saturday. Garbrandt threw a right kick. We've seen feuds settled in the past after all is said and done inside the octagon but with this one - given the history between the two - it really isn't too hard to imagine this conflict stretching out without resolution. (more...)
Instant Recap: Michigan 33, Minnesota 10 Instant Recap: Michigan 33, Minnesota 10
- November 05, 2017

The Gophers answered right back, though, and knotted the game up at 7-7. Karan Higdon rushed for a career-high 200 yards and two scoresfor the Wolverines (7-2, 4-2 Big Ten), while sophomore Chris Evans ran for 191 yards with a pair of touchdowns as well. (more...)
'Leaping' call in Tennessee game sends Southern Miss coach into a fury 'Leaping' call in Tennessee game sends Southern Miss coach into a fury
- November 05, 2017

This break from SEC competition brings a must-win situation in Tennessee's quest for a bowl game. "It was particularly pleasing to be able to sit back and watch them sing the fight song (after the game) because winning is very, very hard", Tennessee coach Butch Jones said. (more...)
Houston businessman refunds $10M to customers after Astros win
- November 05, 2017

A popular furniture salesman flew Hurricane Harvey responders to see the World Series. Back in May, the owner of Houston's Gallery Furniture pledged to refund customers who paid at least $3,000 for mattresses and beds if the Astros won the World Series. (more...)
Deontay Wilder Knocks Out Bermane Stiverne in First Round, Keeps Heavyweight Title Deontay Wilder Knocks Out Bermane Stiverne in First Round, Keeps Heavyweight Title
- November 05, 2017

Stiverne, somehow becoming the mandatory challenger, was returning from a two year layoff after getting knocked down in a very unimpressive decision win over Derric Rossey. By the looks of this fight, he's ready to keep that title for more than a little while longer. Stiverne, 39, had no answer to a flurry of left-right combination punches from Wilder, 32. (more...)
Blues vs. Maple Leafs Blues vs. Maple Leafs
- November 05, 2017

About the Maple Leafs • Toronto is one of the NHL's highest-scoring teams (53 goals), with one of the league's top power play units (25 percent), but also has one of the league's most accommodating defenses (49 goals allowed). Frederik Andersen made 27 saves. Magnus Paajarvi and Vladimir Sobotka scored the other two St. Louis goals early in the third period, with Sobotka's goal coming just 17 seconds after a goal by Toronto's Tyler Bozak had cut the lead to 4-2. (more...)
Pep Guardiola calls on fans to assist them against Arsenal Pep Guardiola calls on fans to assist them against Arsenal
- November 05, 2017

Sterling is scoring for fun at the moment and I like the 11/2 odds for him to net first in this. When that has happens I can say, "OK we have a big chance to be champions" but nobody can assure you that. Since then they have laboured to a couple of wins against Benfica in the Champions League and beaten Spurs 1-0 on home turf in the Premier League , as well as losing to Huddersfield. (more...)
UFC 217 Results: James Vick stops Joe Duffy in round two UFC 217 Results: James Vick stops Joe Duffy in round two
- November 05, 2017

It aired on FS1 following additional prelims on UFC Fight Pass and ahead of a main card on pay-per-view. He found regular success with his counter right hands and with low kicks. Duffy was competitive until the closing seconds of the round when he was dropped by an uppercut. But Vick did well at finding his range, and while he didn't land anything major for most of the round, he saved his best for the final 10 seconds of the round. (more...)
Hellebuyck's performance squandered in Jets' OT loss to Canadiens Hellebuyck's performance squandered in Jets' OT loss to Canadiens
- November 05, 2017

Some mishandling of the puck by the Jets behind the net led to Pacioretty's fifth of the season from in close on goalie Connor Hellebuyck . Instead the boys in bleu, blanc et rouge got goals from Tomas Plekanec and Jeff Petry , and Max Pacioretty sealed the 5-4 win in overtime on their 50th shot of the night. (more...)