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Fifita dazzles for New Zealand in first start Fifita dazzles for New Zealand in first start
- September 09, 2017

But it's a tank that's got plenty in it and our job now is to bring that out and his job is to work on his game and get better and better and reach his potential". Beauden Barrett's three missed conversions allowed Sanchez to nudge Argentina ahead at half-time and another Boffelli penalty just after the restart gave them a 19-15 lead. (more...)
Penn State vs. Pittsburgh: The big question Penn State vs. Pittsburgh: The big question
- September 09, 2017

Maholtz graduated from Penn State in 1993 and has been attending Nittany Lions games since the '70s. In hindsight, falling to the Panthers may have kept Penn State out of the College Football Playoff. A year later the junior could give a potential Heisman Trophy campaign a serious jolt with a repeat performance. The Panthers are still without their star safety Jordan Whitehead and it hurt them Week One. (more...)
Rams star Aaron Donald ends holdout, returns to team without new contract Rams star Aaron Donald ends holdout, returns to team without new contract
- September 09, 2017

The late arrival means that Donald will not be on the field when the Rams begin the season Sunday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter . In 2017, Donald has a $1.8 million base salary and will carry a $3.2 million cap hit. Donald is seeking a deal that would make him the NFL's highest-paid defensive player. The outcome of his holdout - returning to the facility without a big deal - is likely not what Donald and his team envisioned when they took their stance. (more...)
Sergio Aguero Becomes Premier League's Most Prolific Non-European Scorer of All Time
- September 09, 2017

Ederson required several minutes attention before being stretchered off in a neck brace but appeared in the stand towards the end of the encounter when City had ruthlessly exploited their one man advantage to win 5-0. "Mane didn't see him, he was looking at the ball but the impact was huge". I've seen the goalkeeper and he is okay. On the half hour mark Salah found himself in acres of space in the Man City box but the Liverpool winger disappointingly shot straight at the keeper and ... (more...)
Jimenez fires 64 to share 1st round lead at European Masters Jimenez fires 64 to share 1st round lead at European Masters
- September 09, 2017

The European Masters is also an Asian Tour event. He's part of a long bombing trio of Australasians inside the top five with New Zealand's Ryan Fox and Victoria's Todd Sinnott part of the group just one shot behind and sharing fourth. The Spaniard, who won the Open de Espana in 2014 at the age of 50 years and 133 days, carded seven birdies and a bogey in the opening round. The highlight of his round came when he holed out for an eagle two at the 303 metre par-four seventh hole. (more...)
Watford up to fourth with win against Southampton at St Mary's stadium Watford up to fourth with win against Southampton at St Mary's stadium
- September 09, 2017

Marco Silva's Watford climbed to fourth in the Premier League on Saturday after a 2-0 win at Southampton to remain unbeaten in their opening four games for the first time. Watford and Southampton sit seventh and eighth place in the table. Watford's last trip to St Mary's came on the opening day of last season when they were held to a draw by their hosts. (more...)
Watford Premier League - 10 September 2017 Watford Premier League - 10 September 2017
- September 09, 2017

The first goal was a moment when we worked really hard. Southampton full back Cedric Soares forced Heurelho Gomes into a smart save late on with one of Southampton's few efforts on target, but Watford's defence held firm to secure their third clean sheet in four games. (more...)
Joe Paterno Knew Jerry Sandusky Sexually Abused Children in 2001 Joe Paterno Knew Jerry Sandusky Sexually Abused Children in 2001
- September 09, 2017

According to a police report obtained by CNN, by the time whistleblower Mike McQueary told Paterno he'd seen Sandusky performing a lewd act on a child in the locker room, Paterno had already received a similar complaint. Paterno said on multiple occasions that he had no idea of Sandusky's actions or any indications that he might be sexually abusing boys before 2001, and his family has argued that claim after his death, as noted in the CNN report. (more...)
Mayanti Langer Interviewing Her Husband Stuart Binny On Their Marriage Anniversary Mayanti Langer Interviewing Her Husband Stuart Binny On Their Marriage Anniversary
- September 09, 2017

It certainly isn't the first time Langer interviewed Binny but, according to reports, the two came face-to-face on camera for the first time after tying the knot five years ago. Martin Guptill was interviewed by wife Laura McGoldrick, during New Zealand's one-day global match against Sri Lanka. In 2010, after winning the FIFA World Cup, Spain captain Iker Casillas was interviewed by his girlfriend Sara Carbonero, reporting for a Spanish Network. (more...)
Swansea City vs Newcastle United - betting tips and predictions Swansea City vs Newcastle United - betting tips and predictions
- September 09, 2017

But having acquired players like Tammy Abraham, Wilfried Bony and Sanches, the club will be confident that they have brought in adequate replacements. Ayew scored against Palace, and he could be a big miss for the hosts. Nathan Dyer remains out with an achilles problem, whilst Ki Sung-Yueng has a knee issue of his own. (more...)
Michael A. Taylor's inside-the-park grand slam lifts Nationals over Phillies Michael A. Taylor's inside-the-park grand slam lifts Nationals over Phillies
- September 09, 2017

On the losing side, it was Adam Morgan taking the loss to go to 3-2 for his season. Thompson struck out seven and allowed one run and three hits in six innings on Sunday against the Miami Marlins . "(Nola) pItched well enough to win", manager Pete Mackanin said. I have the utmost confidence in these guys in here to score runs. Alfaro hit a solo home run in the third while Joseph hit his 21st in the fourth inning, giving him 66 RBIs for his Major League Baseball season. (more...)
Wyckoff's Chris Hogan kept quiet in Pats historic loss Wyckoff's Chris Hogan kept quiet in Pats historic loss
- September 09, 2017

Smith, Hunt and receiver Tyreek Hill all had monster games. And Hunt had 17 carries for 148 yards and a touchdown, along with five receptions for 98 yards and two touchdowns. The Chiefs defense was the key to this game, as they gave #Tom Brady headaches all game. They posted the most points and yards against the Patriots during the Belichick era. (more...)
Stephens ends Venus fairytale to power into US Open final Stephens ends Venus fairytale to power into US Open final
- September 09, 2017

Sloane Stephens was two points from defeat against sentimental favourite Venus Williams in one US Open semi-final before pulling out the victory. The 24-year-old only returned to action at Wimbledon after missing 11 months with a foot injury. At these odds, every $170 wager on Keys will garner an additional $100 if she wins, and every $100 bet on Vandeweghe will win $140 if she is the victor. (more...)
Mark Hughes warns Stoke about Man United star Henrikh Mkhitaryan Mark Hughes warns Stoke about Man United star Henrikh Mkhitaryan
- September 09, 2017

Potters captain Ryan Shawcross is nearly certainly set to miss the game, having picked up a fresh back injury. But Mark Hughes is bringing the good bits of the old Stoke back to the Bet365 and if he's got it right, in Zouma, the Potters have the flawless center-half to build their team around. (more...)
Mbappe told Dembele: Go to Barca Mbappe told Dembele: Go to Barca
- September 09, 2017

The Brazilian spent two seasons in Ligue 1 between 2001 to 2003, lighting up France with his sheer flair and skill before moving to Barcelona . The French side have a number of strong options in reserve, with the likes of Belgian global Thomas Meunier, German winger Julian Draxler and 22-year-old centre back Presnel Kimpembe all in contention for a starting berth. (more...)
Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinement events underway Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinement events underway
- September 09, 2017

The disheveled Self used that first meeting as a Q&A of sorts for his new players, who asked mostly mundane questions about offensive philosophies and what color jerseys they could expect to wear in the fall. "I hope it doesn't feel like a ball". She texted, "Tonight you get to sleep next to a Naismith Hall of Famer". That would be tough. Sure, Self has 623 career victories to his name and, at age 54, is the third youngest coach to go into the Basketball Hall of Fame - only Duke's Mike ... (more...)
Ezekiel Elliott granted injunction by Texas court Ezekiel Elliott granted injunction by Texas court
- September 09, 2017

That didn't turn out to be the case with the six-game ban upheld. A U.S. federal judge granted his request to have the ban, which was set to begin Monday one day after he was eligible to compete in the Cowboys' season-opening game against the New York Giants , suspended. (more...)
Hurricane Irma wreaks havoc on Rays schedule Hurricane Irma wreaks havoc on Rays schedule
- September 09, 2017

While the Rays now know they won't be able to head home after finishing with the Red Sox on Sunday, bigger questions remain, such as how will they handle playing games while the storm potentially roars through the bay area, and even if they should be playing at all. (more...)
Why Ahmed Musa did not join Hull City before transfer deadline Why Ahmed Musa did not join Hull City before transfer deadline
- September 09, 2017

Hull, who had not won an away league game since their opening game of last season at Swansea, had more of the possession in the closing stages but they struggled to create many clear scoring opportunities. Derby went ahead at Pride Park when Vydra curled in a powerful 15th-minute free-kick from the edge of the box, but the visitors had a chance to equalise before the half-hour mark. (more...)
Wife of Kevin Sumlin shares racist hate mail coach received Wife of Kevin Sumlin shares racist hate mail coach received
- September 09, 2017

While most fans did the usual and demanded that he be fired immediately, one so-called fan went an entirely different route and took their anger to the next level. "There is no excuse for hatred and, as a community, we will not allow the ignorance of some to intimidate any member of our community", the statement said. (more...)
NRL finals: Storm v Eels, Sea Eagles v Panthers NRL finals: Storm v Eels, Sea Eagles v Panthers
- September 09, 2017

Michael Ennis says the Storm's first try against the Eels in Melbourne on Saturday should not have been awarded. The Storm started with try-scoring intent as Smith broke the line from dummy half and then his teammates reeled off the metres. (more...)
Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith expected to start Week 1 Cowboys LB Jaylon Smith expected to start Week 1
- September 09, 2017

The Giants' offense is what it is. In 16 games past year, Dallas scored at least 20 points on 12 occasions. In that game, the Giants controlled the time of possession at 36:43 to 23:17, winning by a single point , 20-19. Jason Garrett and the Cowboys apparently concur. While things may be looking up for the Cowboys , they still have to face a Giants team boasting a tough defense and talented offense, which led to an 11-5 season previous year. (more...)
West Ham boss Bilic speaks about William Carvalho pursuit West Ham boss Bilic speaks about William Carvalho pursuit
- September 09, 2017

The clubs have been involved in an unseemly exchange since the transfer window closed over the Hammers' failed attempt to sign Portugal midfielder William Carvalho . "I probably should say, "What were you thinking?' more to him but he's quite an intimidating man these days". West Ham are yet to secure any points this season and will be desperate to take all 3 on their home soil. (more...)
Tony Pulis wants new deal for Jonny Evans Tony Pulis wants new deal for Jonny Evans
- September 09, 2017

Baggies boss Pulis said: "Gibbs is a Rolls Royce type of player, he has fantastic pace and ability and I'm sure he'll be a player the supporters will like a lot". Evans has missed West Brom's first three Premier League games this season through a hamstring injury, however after returning to action with Northern Ireland during the recent global break, he look set to be in contention for a place in the Baggies' starting line up when they travel to Brighton this weekend. (more...)
Vincent Janssen set to join Fenerbahce on loan from Tottenham Hotspur Vincent Janssen set to join Fenerbahce on loan from Tottenham Hotspur
- September 09, 2017

The deadline day signing of Fernando Llorente and the omission of the Dutchman from the club's Champions League squad ultimately led to a decision to look for first team opportunities elsewhere. In Turkey, Janssen will join global colleague and two-time Premier League Golden Boot victor Robin van Persie, as well as another former Spurs flop in Roberto Soldado. (more...)
Eden Hazard needs Chelsea to give him time urges Thibaut Courtois Eden Hazard needs Chelsea to give him time urges Thibaut Courtois
- September 09, 2017

When asked, Conte said: "I don't like to speak about players of other teams, it shows a lack of respect. He is an important player for us". "I was 21 years old". The current Chelsea strike force reads - Michy Batshuayi, Alvaro Morata, Diego Costa. and that's it. The reigning English Premier League soccer champions will kick off at Leicester today in sixth place on six points, one spot below West Bromwich and one above Watford whilst Leicester are three points worse off and fifth ... (more...)
Injured Wanyama to return against Everton Saturday Injured Wanyama to return against Everton Saturday
- September 09, 2017

How will the team of Ronald Koeman play against the vice-champion of the country? After impressing for Iceland during the global break - he scored twice against Ukraine - Sigurdsson is now raring to go against his former club Tottenham in what would be his home debut for Everton . (more...)
LeSean McCoy misses Thursday's Buffalo Bills practice LeSean McCoy misses Thursday's Buffalo Bills practice
- September 09, 2017

The ID will start to come together Sunday when the Jets travel to Buffalo for their 113th regular-season meeting all-time and their 12th season opener against the Bills - their most against any National Football League opponent. BILLS QB WATCH: Starter Tyrod Taylor is cleared for action after recovering from a concussion he sustained in a 13-9 preseason loss at Baltimore on August 26. (more...)
Browns plan pregame unity demonstration with police, firefighters, military Browns plan pregame unity demonstration with police, firefighters, military
- September 09, 2017

This comes after the city's largest police union announced September 1 that the rank-in-file officers would refuse to attend in protest against a group of Browns players refusing to stand for the national anthem before an August 21 preseason game. (more...)
Eric Berry getting MRI on Friday Eric Berry getting MRI on Friday
- September 09, 2017

Last season, the eight-year veteran made 77 tackles and had four interceptions. Safety Eric Berry went down in the fourth quarter with what looked like a knee injury. Berry was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma on December 8, 2014, but returned to make the Pro Bowl in 2015. "He's one of the best leaders on the team". (more...)