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Liverpool hit hard by 'FIFA virus' with key injuries during October internationals Liverpool hit hard by 'FIFA virus' with key injuries during October internationals
- October 19, 2018

Netherlands boss Ronald Koeman meanwhile declared earlier this week that centre-back Virgil van Dijk should be fit to play despite missing his country's draw with Belgium. "We will try really hard that everybody is available at the weekend; we will probably fail with one or two but we will try everything that they will be on the pitch or available at least". (more...)
Commentator falls off chair as Boston Red Sox claim dramatic play-off win Commentator falls off chair as Boston Red Sox claim dramatic play-off win
- October 19, 2018

Incredibly, Boston is just one win away from advancing to the World Series despite having gone down 0-1 to start the ALCS against Houston . The league hastily investigated and reported that they " consider the matter closed ". I mean, it's happening right now during a really important series and I just think it's bigger than us, bigger than any team. You see a lot of pitchers and catchers get crossed up now - it's insane. (more...)
Rihanna Turned Down Super Bowl Halftime Show In Support Of Colin Kaepernick Rihanna Turned Down Super Bowl Halftime Show In Support Of Colin Kaepernick
- October 19, 2018

The 30-year-old singer said no to the chance to take on of one of the most coveted gigs for music artists because she "supports Colin Kaepernick " according to Us Weekly . Rihanna is taking a knee with Kap. He has filed a grievance against the league, accusing them of colluding to keep him off the field. The former quarterback has even more reason to celebrate after reading today's news. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez agent begins talks over Manchester United exit Alexis Sanchez agent begins talks over Manchester United exit
- October 19, 2018

He tells people he's the best coach, so he should now prove that. Manchester United will travel to Stamford Bridge to take on Chelsea on Saturday in their next Premier League clash. "I feel like we could sign Lionel Messi at the moment and he'd struggle in this team", he said. "But I worked hard, I wanted to be here and I wanted to make sure my future was here to help this club". (more...)
Davis, Mirotic lead Pelicans past Rockets 131-112
- October 19, 2018

We think that's best today. "We executed our game plan to the T. When we play like this we will be tough to beat". "We've just got to figure it all out and get them in the right spots". The Bayou Bash Brothers dominated the game from the opening tip and combined to account for an astonishing 87 points and 34 rebounds between the three of them. (more...)
League to Offer HS Basketball Players $150k to Skip College League to Offer HS Basketball Players $150k to Skip College
- October 19, 2018

Players will be eligible to sign the select deal if they turn 18 by September 15 prior to the season that they would spend in the G League. Free of the restrictions of the NCAA's amateurism rules, players will be able to hire agents, show off their likeness and pursue marketing deals from sneaker companies, which could be worth hundreds of thousands of dollars in endorsement opportunities to some of these top prospects. (more...)
LeBron James: John Wall makes bold Lakers playoffs prediction LeBron James: John Wall makes bold Lakers playoffs prediction
- October 19, 2018

The Lakers front office also brought in veterans Rajon Rondo , Lance Stephenson , JaVale McGee and Michael Beasley to add depth to the squad. Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) takes and hits a three point shot at the end of the first half against the Golden State Warriors at T-Mobile Arena. (more...)
Australian Radio Show Surprises Prince Harry With Choir Singing His Wedding Song Australian Radio Show Surprises Prince Harry With Choir Singing His Wedding Song
- October 19, 2018

Used to the often empty words of politicians, farmers in the crowd said they could tell Prince Harry's speech came from the heart. Meghan, Duchess Of Sussex and Prince Harry have been given a "long list" of baby names to help them decide what to call their first child . (more...)
Win for Jeter: Marlins' home run sculpture will be moved Win for Jeter: Marlins' home run sculpture will be moved
- October 19, 2018

The Marlins were required to pay for county-owned public art under its contract to build the county-owned stadium, which opened in 2012. It took approval from the county's Art in Public Places board, but the proposal passed unanimously. (more...)
Jose Mourinho will fix Manchester United - Michael Essien
- October 18, 2018

The Portuguese boss resides in the lavish five star hotel in the centre of Manchester but remains under significant pressure and is clinging on to power at Old Trafford after his side's poor start to the season. The Red Devils conjured a scintillating comeback win over Newcastle United at Old Trafford prior to the worldwide break, but the cracks were laid out bare for all to witness from their first half performance. (more...)
Barça dressing room asks for Manchester United's Pogba to join them Barça dressing room asks for Manchester United's Pogba to join them
- October 18, 2018

Pogba played the full 90 minutes as France beat Germany 2-1 in the Nations League on Tuesday. Former players such as Gary Neville, Rio Ferdinand, and most consistently Paul Scholes , have criticised the current squad for failing to perform. (more...)
Power outage: Brewers' bats struggle in 13-inning loss Power outage: Brewers' bats struggle in 13-inning loss
- October 18, 2018

In a tied series with the Brewers, tensions are pretty high for the Dodgers as they're looking to avenge last season to get back and win the World Series. Despite being at 98 pitches, Kershaw was allowed to bat for himself with one out in the seventh inning. On Tuesday, Gonzalez lasted just one full inning, landing awkwardly on his ankle while attempting to field a comebacker from Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig in the second. (more...)
The View From Pluto: Cavs Sign Native Son to Long Term Deal The View From Pluto: Cavs Sign Native Son to Long Term Deal
- October 18, 2018

According to Cleveland.com, "Nance and the Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed to a four-year contract extension, solidifying him as a franchise building block while the organization attempts to rebuild a championship roster in the post-LeBron era". (more...)
LeBron James, Lonzo Ball take the floor together for first time LeBron James, Lonzo Ball take the floor together for first time
- October 18, 2018

Walton still spends ample time educating his younger players on the fundamental aspects of his scheme, but the Lakers' veteran leadership is accelerating the youngsters' growth, Walton said. "They can pick up right where they left off, starting with training camp". So we have a long way to go. STEPH RISING: Speaking of rising up career charts, Golden State's Stephen Curry could easily be No. (more...)
Barcelona willing to meet Neymar's €220m release clause Barcelona willing to meet Neymar's €220m release clause
- October 18, 2018

Mundo Deportivo on Wednesday reported that the Paris Saint-Germain forward is keen on making a return to his former club in Spain . Neymar has spent plenty of time with his former teammates since leaving past year and maintains strong relationships with the likes of Leo Messi, Luis Suarez and Gerard Pique. (more...)
Zazai blitzes 12-ball 50 to equal 'idol' and rival Gayle Zazai blitzes 12-ball 50 to equal 'idol' and rival Gayle
- October 18, 2018

Getting to a fifty in 12 balls put him level with Gayle, who smacked 80 earlier in the day to set up Legends' win, and Yuvraj Singh . Hazratullah Zazai is the sixth player, and only the third in T20s, to hit six sixes in an over. Zazai opened the batting for Kabul Zwanan chasing a massive 245 in their match against Balkh Legends , who had Chris Gayle's 48-ball 80 to thank for their imposing total. (more...)
Ex-Arsenal boss Wenger names management return date - but where? Ex-Arsenal boss Wenger names management return date - but where?
- October 18, 2018

There are enquiries from all over the world", the Frenchman said . Wenger also said that Germany need Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil to come out of worldwide retirement. Ozil has made six Premier League appearances for Arsenal so far this season, scoring twice. He had been widely criticised for posing alongside Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in a photograph in May which also featured Germany team mate Ilkay Gundogan. (more...)
MLB Clears Astros of Any Wrongdoing in Sign-Stealing Scandal MLB Clears Astros of Any Wrongdoing in Sign-Stealing Scandal
- October 18, 2018

In the third inning, security confronted the man, who did not have a credential for that area. The man was allowed to remain in the stadium but was not allowed back into the media area. "I'm anxious about the game". The Astros beat the Indians to advance to the ALCS, where they trail the series 2-1 headed into Wednesday night's Game 4. (more...)
India vs Windies | Umesh Yadav replaces injured Shardul Thakur in ODI squad India vs Windies | Umesh Yadav replaces injured Shardul Thakur in ODI squad
- October 18, 2018

For India , it was their 10th series win at home since their last defeat against England in 2012. Yadav continued breathing fire on a pitch that offered very little for the bowlers. "It's a tough series and we didn't play our best Cricket". Law will depart the West Indies set-up after the December tour of Bangladesh to take up a coaching role with Middlesex. (more...)
Anderson named Week 7 starter for Bills Anderson named Week 7 starter for Bills
- October 18, 2018

Sunday's contest against the Colts will mark Anderson's first start since the 2016 season. "I'm always going to do what I feel is right for this football team", McDermott told reporters , according to Vic Carucci of the Buffalo News , when asked if he was anxious about possibly losing the trust of his players if he turned back to Peterman. (more...)
Enable's run in Breeders' Cup hints at another year in training Enable's run in Breeders' Cup hints at another year in training
- October 18, 2018

Enable was already the clear favourite in the Breeders Cup Turf betting at a top price of 4/5f , but after Teddy Grimthorpe, racing manager to her owner, declared her a definite runner, those odds capitulated. "Most of them to try had a hard, tough season by the time they got to the Breeders' Cup". "From that point of view we have to be very pleased with her". (more...)
Kevin Garnett: T-Wolves Owner 'Doesn't Know Sh*t About Basketball'
- October 18, 2018

Garnett went on to say, "He knows how to make money, but he don't know anything about basketball. As expected, Garnett did not mince words". Players requesting trades is a part of the business. He'll be in the lineup Wednesday night, Taylor told Sid. There has been zero clarity during this whole ordeal and it has been a combination of Taylor speaking out and then disappearing into the shadows once again. (more...)
Giant alligator 'Chubbs' caught again on video at Florida golf course
- October 18, 2018

Should any other golfers see Chubbs - or any other gator, for that matter - on the golf course, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission recommends keeping a safe distance. His name is a reference to Chubbs Peterson, a golfer in the movie Happy Gilmore who lost a hand in a gator attack. "They say Chubbs doesn't bother anyone", per WESH, "and no one bothers him". (more...)
Rooney on target again as United close on playoffs
- October 18, 2018

With two games of the season remaining, DC are four points ahead of Montreal in the final playoffs spot. Rooney made sure D.C.'s quest to do just that got off to a flawless start in the 18th minute, when he hit this unstoppable, bending ball from long range. (more...)
Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez signs 'most lucrative' deal with sports service DAZN Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez signs 'most lucrative' deal with sports service DAZN
- October 18, 2018

The potentially good news for fight fans: Alvarez's bouts typically have cost around $80 apiece on pay per view, but the DAZN all-sports streaming service charges $9.99 a month and features an assortment of combat sports offerings, per ESPN . (more...)
Wembley Stadium sale off after billionaire Shahid Khan withdraws offer, FA says Wembley Stadium sale off after billionaire Shahid Khan withdraws offer, FA says
- October 18, 2018

The proposed deal had been in the pipeline for more than 12 months after Khan met the FA chief executive, Martin Glenn, at the Super Bowl in February a year ago, and it was presented to the FA board in April. The billionaire owner of the NFL (National Football League) club Jacksonville Jaguars made his offer public in April and the proposed sale had been discussed by the FA's Board with the full FA Council to have voted on the matter on October 24. (more...)
Cowboys dominate Jaguars 40-7 Cowboys dominate Jaguars 40-7
- October 18, 2018

Trailing by at least 20 at halftime for the second straight week, the Jaguars (3-3) had to abandon their preferred running attack again. They barely had over 200 total yards of total offense and I lost count of how many three and outs they had. (more...)
Bellinger hitting leadoff for Dodgers vs Brewers in Game 5 Bellinger hitting leadoff for Dodgers vs Brewers in Game 5
- October 18, 2018

He says he was "really frustrated" following a 4-0 loss to the Brewers on Monday at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers didn't necessarily need a home run to get them out of their rut - they just needed to get someone on base and maybe, just maybe, they could find a way to advance him home. (more...)
Astros Surveilled Opposing Dugouts During Road Games Astros Surveilled Opposing Dugouts During Road Games
- October 18, 2018

After MLB says it investigated two incidents involving someone with the team using a cellphone to take photographs of the visiting dugouts in Cleveland and Boston during games this October. "I'm anxious about the game". Astros manager A.J. Hinch also was asked about the situation. "Before the Postseason began, a number of Clubs called the Commissioner's Office about sign stealing and the inappropriate use of video equipment". (more...)
Red Sox benefit from controversial fan interference Red Sox benefit from controversial fan interference
- October 18, 2018

After a challenge from the Astros, the call was upheld. However Rule 6.01 (e) declares that "no interference shall be allowed when a field reaches over a fence railing, rope or into a stand to catch a ball". "Jose paid the ultimate price for something out of his control". "I'm not sure if Mookie makes that catch. He's a great athlete, but how it's an assumed out is unbelievable". (more...)

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