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Mohamed Salah injured in Egypt win Mohamed Salah injured in Egypt win
- October 13, 2018

Egypt had already used all three substitutions so were forced to finish the game with 10 men. Salah appeared to pull up with a hamstring problem as the game entered stoppage time. So far this season, Salah has struggled to recapture the kind of goal-scoring form he displayed in his first campaign at Anfield - one which saw hime named PFA Player of the Year. (more...)
Paul George explains why he's on Jimmy Butler's side Paul George explains why he's on Jimmy Butler's side
- October 13, 2018

Some have questioned Thibodeau's willingness to trade Butler as he is likely coaching for his job this season and it's unlikely the Timberwolves will improve in the short-term if they trade away their best player. He can be disruptive, but I don't know if he actually had the clout to come out and do that. The Timberwolves canceled practice on Thursday, although Butler told Nichols he did meet with his teammates. (more...)
Justin Rose backs Padraig Harrington to be Europe's next Ryder Cup captain Justin Rose backs Padraig Harrington to be Europe's next Ryder Cup captain
- October 13, 2018

The succession will be decided in December at a meeting of a panel comprised of the past three captains - Thomas Bjorn , Darren Clarke and Paul McGinley - along with Keith... Francesco Molinari, who is reunited with his Ryder Cup team-mates Tommy Fleetwood, Thorbjorn Olesen and tournament host Justin Rose this week, is also a Harrington advocate. (more...)
Goosen among World Golf HOF inductees Goosen among World Golf HOF inductees
- October 13, 2018

Open at Pebble Beach. Payne, who orchestrated the bid that brought Atlanta in 1996 Centennial Olympics, was chairperson at the home course of the Masters from 2006 to 2017 and oversaw several major changes during his tenure, notably the first induction of women members to the club and new amateur events in Asia and Latin America. (more...)
PSG v Red Star game probed over betting PSG v Red Star game probed over betting
- October 13, 2018

The reports say that UEFA alerted the French national finance prosecutor about the incident prior to the game, but the allegations were not made public and only UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin and a few of his closest associates were aware of the investigation. (more...)
Hazard Snubs Messi And Ronaldo In His Ballon d'Or Pick Hazard Snubs Messi And Ronaldo In His Ballon d'Or Pick
- October 12, 2018

The 27-year-old, who has been on top form this season, is now the Premier League's top goal scorer. Eden Hazard has capped his sensational start to the new season by winning September's Premier League Player of the Month Award. I think I am in a team that is helping me as well also. "I've seen a difference in him since I was at the club". "He is such a phenomenal player". (more...)
Giants Fine Odell Beckham Jr After Comments in Interview with Lil Wayne Giants Fine Odell Beckham Jr After Comments in Interview with Lil Wayne
- October 12, 2018

Whereas a 90.9 rating would normally have been good for Manning, it now ranks 20th in the NFL . The Giants have been a mess this season, and while Beckham hasn't been his best, there are multiple things wrong on both sides of the ball, like Bennett points out. (more...)
Comcast's $40 billion Sky takeover becomes unconditional Comcast's $40 billion Sky takeover becomes unconditional
- October 12, 2018

Fox's overlapping offer to acquire Sky had lapsed, Sky noted yesterday, recommending anyone who hadn't yet accepted Comcast's offer do so immediately. The latter's highest bid was only $31 billion. Analysts with the New Street research firm said Comcast would have done it better if they walked away from the bidding when it reached $40 billion. (more...)
Real Madrid Fed Up With Gareth Bale Real Madrid Fed Up With Gareth Bale
- October 12, 2018

Spanish giants Real Madrid are believed to be furious with superstar Gareth Bale for his recent actions. In March this year, he became Wales' all-time top-scorer surpassing Ian Rush's 28 thanks to his first hat-trick in his worldwide career in a 2018 China Cup match against China. (more...)
Thierry Henry: Monaco set to appoint Arsenal legend after sacking Leonardo Jardim Thierry Henry: Monaco set to appoint Arsenal legend after sacking Leonardo Jardim
- October 12, 2018

However, following a dismal start to the 2018-19 season, Jardim has been sacked with Monaco in the relegation zone after five defeats in their first nine games. L'Equipe reports that the former France global, who has also been linked with Sky Bet Championship side Aston Villa in recent days, is Monaco's first choice. (more...)
Bolt's brace gives Central Coast Mariners 4-0 win Bolt's brace gives Central Coast Mariners 4-0 win
- October 12, 2018

While he's unlikely to be playing in any major European league anytime soon, he has been given a chance by the Central Coast Mariners down in Australia . Showing that he is not just any trialist, Bolt signalled to the bench that he wanted five more minutes, but his hat trick was not forthcoming and he left the field to a standing ovation. (more...)
Women-only racing championship aims to find F1 stars Women-only racing championship aims to find F1 stars
- October 12, 2018

Coulthard said, however, that women tended to reach a "glass ceiling" at Formula Three level, often due to a lack of funding . A new all-female racing series was launched yesterday, supported by former Grand Prix driver David Coulthard and top designer Adrian Newey , with the aim of helping women racers get to Formula One . (more...)
Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey backed to complete move to Old Trafford Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey backed to complete move to Old Trafford
- October 12, 2018

Ramsey's contract expires at the end of the season and Arsenal recently chose to pull out of negotiations after it seemed that the player would sign a new deal with the club. 'I am contracted to Arsenal and I am going to do my best now this season to try and achieve something special'. 'So I just have to carry on playing my football and do my best for Arsenal this season and I'll leave the rest with the club now'. (more...)
'Heated' Odell Beckham not happy in NY, unsure about Eli Manning 'Heated' Odell Beckham not happy in NY, unsure about Eli Manning
- October 12, 2018

The last time they failed to convert a single third down was December 24, 2006, against the Saints. On Sunday, the second-year linebacker sacked Matt Ryan three times, had three tackles for loss among his team-high eight stops and forced a fumble. (more...)
Croatia v England: Gareth Southgate on 'strange' experience at HNK Rijeka Stadium Croatia v England: Gareth Southgate on 'strange' experience at HNK Rijeka Stadium
- October 12, 2018

The current season will no doubt be a learning curve for Sessegnon who can be employed at either left back or left wing, and while he's yet to set the top-flight alight this term, a first ever call-up to England's senior team would do his confidence the world of good. (more...)
Philadelphia Eagles: 3 ways to overcome Jay Ajayi being out for season Philadelphia Eagles: 3 ways to overcome Jay Ajayi being out for season
- October 12, 2018

In the Birds 23-21 loss to the Minnesota Vikings at Lincoln Financial Field, the Eagles offense took too long to get on track and couldn't quite get out of the way of itself. In addition to that, the run game has become inconsistent. The Eagles got the ball back at the Minnesota 30 with 10:03 left on a lost fumble by Roc Thomas following a backward pass from Cousins. (more...)
Severino may have tipped pitches in Game 3 of ALDS Severino may have tipped pitches in Game 3 of ALDS
- October 12, 2018

Playing "New York, New York" had to be in response to Aaron Judge, who blared the song on a portable speaker as he passed by the Red Sox locker room after New York's Game 2 win at Fenway. "It just seems like as far as game-planning or matching up with them, it didn't work this year. Like, Rick [Porcello] against Toronto, it wasn't good". (more...)
Sox beat Yankees 4-3, advance to ALCS Sox beat Yankees 4-3, advance to ALCS
- October 12, 2018

If the Red Sox win the ALDS, then Houston will travel to Boston for Game 1. It's also, of course, played at Yankee Stadium after every game. "Last year that place was alive, and it was loud from the get-go". After beating Oakland in the AL wild-card game, it was a humbling playoff exit for a power-packed Yankees team that added reigning NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton last off-season and hit a major league-record 267 home runs. (more...)
Kanye West credits Trump with inspiration for Adidas contract Kanye West credits Trump with inspiration for Adidas contract
- October 12, 2018

But there's times where you know, there's something about - you know, I love Hillary , I love everyone, right? Wearing his Make America Great Again hat in the Oval Office, 'Ye proclaimed his admiration for the controversial president before he told him about his purported misdiagnosis. (more...)
Pogba should have kept views to himself - Saha Pogba should have kept views to himself - Saha
- October 12, 2018

Myself. I am the manager, I can make these decisions. Pogba has made no references to United in his media comments this week, but a former France World Cup victor has suggested he has been a little too vocal in his public comments this season. (more...)
Federer forced to battle again on way to Shanghai quarters Federer forced to battle again on way to Shanghai quarters
- October 12, 2018

It soon went from bad to worse for the top seed as Bautista Agut struck a clean forehand up the line to break again as he reeled off four games in a row to lead 4-1. But the Spaniard earned a piece of personal history after that, winning the second set - the first time he had taken a set against the Swiss maestro. (more...)
India vs West Indies India vs West Indies
- October 12, 2018

That'll be among those people whom we are going to pick from now onwards, which also includes Umesh Yadav". Pacer Siddharth Kaul, who was called up as an injury replacement during the Asia Cup, was also left out. While there have plenty of exclusions and inclusions, we take a look at the players who failed to make it to the squad. In his 28 match List A career so far, Pant has scored 838 runs at an average of 28.09, with one century and five half-centuries. (more...)
WBC Demands Fury Join Clean Boxer Program WBC Demands Fury Join Clean Boxer Program
- October 11, 2018

Both men are undefeated in their professional careers, Wilder boasts an incredible 40 wins, 39 KOs, whereas Fury is 27-0 with 19 KOs and a more star-studded CV to match. Whatever the outcome of the fight, the victor will face the mandatory challenger for the WBC title Dominic Breazeale, who last fought in November 2017, beating Eric Molina, if a deal isn't agreed with a certain Anthony Joshua with regards to a mega-fight in April next year, that is. (more...)
Khabib Nurmagomedov Threatens to Leave the UFC, Forfeit Paycheck Khabib Nurmagomedov Threatens to Leave the UFC, Forfeit Paycheck
- October 11, 2018

But it was the fight after the fight which has dominated the headlines ever since - with Nurmagomedov vaulting over the walls of the Octagon to attack McGregor's training partner, Dillon Danis. Once the fighter gets into the details about fellow fighter Zubaira Tukhugov , things get juicy. Thus, if the UFC made a decision to fire Tukhugov then he is threatening to quit. (more...)
Kiradech aims for fast PGA Tour start Kiradech aims for fast PGA Tour start
- October 11, 2018

Perez won here past year after a birdie blitz saw him finish on 24-under par, while Moore, himself a double champion in KL (2013, 2014), is coming off a T2 finish at last week's Safeway Open, where he lost out in a three-way play-off to Kevin Tway . (more...)
Borussia Dortmund Set Huge Transfer Fee For Jadon Sancho Borussia Dortmund Set Huge Transfer Fee For Jadon Sancho
- October 11, 2018

Mount scored against PNE for Derby at Pride Park earlier in the season. I have to say thank you to the manager for playing me, trusting me. He is on stand-by for the Under-20s games during this worldwide break, injury having seen him pull out of last month's games. (more...)
3m Deaths after flash floods in Majorca 3m Deaths after flash floods in Majorca
- October 11, 2018

The Britons, who were married and in their seventies, were travelling by taxi about 40 miles east of the Spanish island's capital, Palma, when the auto was swept away. "It all happened in less than 10 minutes", a witness told Spanish TV. "We had to swim to try to survive". When she finally made it home on Wednesday, all she found was chaos. (more...)
Zamira Hajiyeva, wife of jailed banker, named as subject of 'McMafia' order Zamira Hajiyeva, wife of jailed banker, named as subject of 'McMafia' order
- October 11, 2018

Mrs. Hajiyeva told the United Kingdom court her husband was a man "of substantial means" at the time of the purchase of the house but records in the court case showed his bank salary was around $70,000. Duncan Hames, director of policy at Transparency International UK, said: 'We are delighted that this first case is progressing in court, underlining the effectiveness of Unexplained Wealth Orders in targeting suspicious wealth. (more...)
UFC boss: Nurmagomedov won't be stripped of UFC title UFC boss: Nurmagomedov won't be stripped of UFC title
- October 11, 2018

What should have been a celebration of the biggest victory of Khabib Nurmagomedov's career to date devolved into something else entirely at UFC 229 on Saturday night. White said the UFC will allow the NSAC to conduct its hearings before making a decision on Nurmagomedov's next fight. His $2 million purse was withheld at the conclusion of the event, while McGregor (21-4 MMA, 9-2 UFC) was paid in full.McGregor, however, is also facing potential disciplinary action, likely for fighting ... (more...)
CC Sabathia Critical Of Angel Hernandez Following Loss CC Sabathia Critical Of Angel Hernandez Following Loss
- October 11, 2018

Game 1 is Saturday night in Boston. Didi Gregorius singled and Giancarlo Stanton struck out, Luke Voit walked on four pitches, and Kimbrel hit Neil Walker on a leg with a next pitch, forcing in a run that made it 4-2. "Throw it to the bottom of the plate, CC", Porcello said. "I don't think Ángel Hernández should be umping playoff games". Hernandez also missed a call at second base in Game 2. (more...)

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