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Sam Bradford limited in practice by knee injury Sam Bradford limited in practice by knee injury
- September 14, 2017

The Vikings will face the Steelers in Pittsburgh Sunday afternoon. If for some reason he can't play, it will be the Case Keenum show. Also limited in practice was linebacker Emmanuel Lamur , also with a hamstring injury. Bradford is the 11th different Vikings player under coach Mike Zimmer to win an NFC Player of the Week award. Bradford, who went 27 of 32 passing for 346 yards and three touchdowns with a 143.0 passer rating, convinced National Football League honchos that he was the NFC ... (more...)
Amarnath attack mastermind Abu Ismail killed in Kashmir Amarnath attack mastermind Abu Ismail killed in Kashmir
- September 14, 2017

Both have been neutralised and the bodies have been taken for identification", he said . The identity of second militants is being ascertained, said the official. According to the official, Ismail has been active in Kashmir for several years and had moved base to south Kashmir more than a year ago. Vaid had then said that the investigation in the Amarnath Yatra attack has revealed that it was carried out by Ismail. (more...)
Ravi Shastri nearly confirms MS Dhoni's participation at 2019 World Cup Ravi Shastri nearly confirms MS Dhoni's participation at 2019 World Cup
- September 14, 2017

Previously, in 2007, in what was his first captaincy assignment, Dhoni led the team to the T20 World Cup. Shastri has always been vocal in Dhoni's support and lauded the Ranchi-based cricketer's performance in Sri Lanka. You can't even think of a team without Dhoni. The India coach also assured reporters that the doors to the national team were not closed for anyone and that he had spoken to the BCCI seeking rest for some of the players after the Australia series. (more...)
Egypt's Salah 'excited' to start Champions League games at home Egypt's Salah 'excited' to start Champions League games at home
- September 14, 2017

Follow the live blog on rte.ie/sport from 7pm. What is the latest team news for Liverpool vs Sevilla? 'The situation I can say with absolute truth, ' said Klopp, who will include Philippe Coutinho in his squad for the first time this season. (more...)
Stoke's Choupo-Moting scores twice to end Man United's winning run Stoke's Choupo-Moting scores twice to end Man United's winning run
- September 14, 2017

They've got power and pace and if they can get those players ahead of the ball with good accuracy, they've got pace and power to burn. That was disingenuous: Stoke carried a real threat. "( Stoke ) defended a lot and it is becoming quite trendy in the Premier League , this way of defending now. A few moments later Shaqiri repeated the trick, appearing in a central area and taking aim again. (more...)
7-year-old Orioles fan to throw first pitch at World Series 7-year-old Orioles fan to throw first pitch at World Series
- September 14, 2017

Dawson's dream is to throw out the the first pitch at every major league ball park. Hailey Dawson has Poland Syndrome, a rare birth defect and was born with only three fingers. Dawson, a Las Vegas native, threw out the first pitch at a UNLV game in 2014 and the crowd reaction stoked her interest in doing it again. Five months later, she threw out a pitch for the Baltimore Orioles and the goal of going to all the ballparks was on. (more...)
Thousand Tickets are Sold for Pulev-Joshua Clash Thousand Tickets are Sold for Pulev-Joshua Clash
- September 14, 2017

Joshua'a IBF, WBA and IBO heavyweight titles will be on the line on Saturday, October 28 and it will attract more fans to an indoor boxing match than ever before. "He has the ingredients, he definitely has the personality and he can flat out fight". Will he be? I believe so. "I've been using Lynx products since I was a kid so it feels right to mark my first ten years in the ring by creating the Lynx YOU Anthony Joshua range". (more...)
Gratus Capital LLC Maintains Position in Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO)
- September 14, 2017

Jyske Bank upgraded the stock to "Strong Buy" rating in Monday, October 19 report. The stock of Novo Nordisk A S (ADR) (NYSE:NVO) has "Equal-Weight" rating given on Thursday, September 1 by Morgan Stanley. Sustainable Growth Advisers LP now owns 4,068,896 shares of the company's stock worth $139,482,000 after purchasing an additional 598,644 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Aston Villa's Scott Hogan denies own team-mate against Middlesbrough Aston Villa's Scott Hogan denies own team-mate against Middlesbrough
- September 14, 2017

Onomah was forced from the field after 71 minutes of Saturday's 0-0 draw with Brentford , with an injury that forced him to miss Villa's clash with Middlesbrough in the Sky Bet Championship last night. "We had a poor performance on Saturday but there's no need for the hysteria that goes with it". We understand we've had a bad start in terms of points but in terms of some of the performances we've put in. (more...)
France wary of Serbia in Davis Cup despite Djokovic absence France wary of Serbia in Davis Cup despite Djokovic absence
- September 14, 2017

A home final against either France or Serbia in November would be the reward. Peers has claimed 13 ATP doubles titles since 2013, first enjoying success with Britain's Jamie Murray before linking up with Kontinen at the start of 2016 and winning this year's Australian Open in January. (more...)
Eddie Howe: 'Bournemouth going back to basics after poor start' Eddie Howe: 'Bournemouth going back to basics after poor start'
- September 14, 2017

The Seagulls head to the Vitality Stadium for Friday night's televised Premier League clash on the back of a morale-boosting 3-1 victory over West Brom, which was their first since returning to the top flight. "I think it's a case of making sure we get that part of our game back very quickly". It's never been a straight line of success. "I think the good thing from us is that in the four games we've played, we've been in each game. (more...)
Chelsea striker Batshuayi unhappy with Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 rating Chelsea striker Batshuayi unhappy with Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 rating
- September 14, 2017

EA Sports soon replied, saying: "Keep scoring goals and we'll talk". Determined to have the final word, the 23-year-old then said: "Hahaha fair point but I've been doing this for quite a long time now. Before arriving at Chelsea in the summer of 2016, Michy Batshuayi had already tasted European competition in the colors of Standard Liege and Olympique Marseille, but never once did he have the chance to play a Champions League match. (more...)
Celtic Youngster Doesn't 'Put Neymar on a Pedestal' After Handshake Snub Celtic Youngster Doesn't 'Put Neymar on a Pedestal' After Handshake Snub
- September 14, 2017

Neymar got himself in a bit of pickle after PSG walloped Celtic in the Champions League on Tuesday when the Brazilian super-duper-star appeared to snub a handshake request from his man-marker on the night, young defender Anthony Ralston . (more...)
Ndlovu Features As Chelsea Put Six Past Qarabag Ndlovu Features As Chelsea Put Six Past Qarabag
- September 14, 2017

And Conte thinks he can take a lot of "positive things" away from the victory after a year's absence from the Champions League. The goal was a taste of things to come for the inexperienced Azeris who rarely strayed out of their half. The Champions League is a competition that a year ago wasn't there. Pedro, César Azpilicueta, and Michy Batshuayi all chipped in with one goal each. (more...)
Man Utd-Basel 2-0, live updates and confirmed line-ups
- September 14, 2017

Paul Pogba's injury, in Manchester United's 3-0 win over Basel in their opening Champions League fixture, was the only false note for Mourinho on Tuesday night. And after an impressive performance in their Group A opener, Mourinho admits he would consider the Sweden worldwide in the Premier League . The Portuguese is also boosted by the likely return of Marouane Fellaini - a divisive figure whose midfield presence was missed in Saturday's 2-2 draw at Stoke. (more...)
Liverpool receive good news regarding Barcelona's alleged pursuit of Coutinho in January Liverpool receive good news regarding Barcelona's alleged pursuit of Coutinho in January
- September 14, 2017

Specifically, Barcelona are ready to go all out for Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri . Barcelona had a €40m deal in place to land the 26-year-old in the summer transfer window, but shockingly pulled the plug on the transfer as they chose to chase Liverpool's chief playmaker instead. (more...)
Dhawan to miss first three ODIs Dhawan to miss first three ODIs
- September 14, 2017

Selectors have decided against naming a replacement for Dhawan in their 15-man man squad. He had missed the ODIs against New Zealand in 2016 - and played only two of three against England that followed - but since his return to the top of the order in the Champions Trophy, he has made two centuries and four fifties in 14 innings . (more...)
Eden Hazard's return to action for Chelsea pleases Antonio Conte Eden Hazard's return to action for Chelsea pleases Antonio Conte
- September 14, 2017

The 23-year-old, who made his debut in the win at Tottenham, broke up numerous Leicester moves and drove powerfully through the middle third with the ball on a number of occasions. He's younger than N'Golo. Reports last week had suggested Conte will opt to carefully manage Hazard's return to the first-team with huge Premier League clashes against Arsenal (17 September) and Manchester City (30 September) looming and a Champions League meeting against Atletico Madrid sandwiched in between. (more...)
Vikings wide receivers to wear cleats honoring Randy Moss Vikings wide receivers to wear cleats honoring Randy Moss
- September 14, 2017

One featured Moss sticking his tongue out and sporting a large afro. Davy was a regular target for Moss following touchdowns, with a bond developing between the two. "Cleats honoring the @RandyMoss tonight", Mache Custom Kicks tweeted. "Everything hand painted. #moss #skol". Around the stadium, a card stunt was done to honor Moss, with a massive display of the number 84 made by fans in the stands as well as his name and other honors. (more...)
Jaguars sign WR Max McCaffery off New Orleans' practice squad Jaguars sign WR Max McCaffery off New Orleans' practice squad
- September 14, 2017

Robinson tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee Sunday at Houston and will have season-ending surgery. McCaffrey then signed with Green Bay's practice squad and was promoted to the active roster prior to the NFC Championship Game against the Falcons, but did not play. (more...)
Backstage News On Mae Young Classic Finale Backstage News On Mae Young Classic Finale
- September 14, 2017

The NXT Women's Championship was relinquished by Asuka in August days after it was announced that The Empress of Tomorrow would be out of action due to a broken collarbone. But that's why Shayna ended up in the finals. As the inaugural Mae Young Classic victor, Sane has also gained the right to challenge for the now vacant NXT women's championship. (more...)
Paris and Los Angeles Confirmed As Hosts For 2024 and 2028 Olympics Paris and Los Angeles Confirmed As Hosts For 2024 and 2028 Olympics
- September 14, 2017

The IOC gave the nod at an extraordinary Session in July and LA then agreed to go for the Games 2028, which would have normally been awarded in 2021. Los Angeles 2028 leaders were equally ecstatic. It will also mark the third time that Los Angeles has hosted the Olympics following successful editions in 1932 and 1984. It also will be the first time the Summer Games are held on American soil since the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. (more...)
Josef Martinez fires hat-trick as Atlanta cruise past New England Josef Martinez fires hat-trick as Atlanta cruise past New England
- September 14, 2017

Kevin Kratz struck with a brilliant 25-yard free-kick, Yamil Asad also scored from outside the area and Hector Villalba sealed the big win. 7, Atlanta, Villalba, 11, 91st. Down a man, and with Baldomero Toledo's watch ticking painfully slow, a second penalty and red card was issued to Delamea for a handball of his own in the 37th minute. (more...)
Pep Guardiola: 'John Stones quality never in question' Pep Guardiola: 'John Stones quality never in question'
- September 14, 2017

When the delivery's so good. "I keep learning off players like Kevin". "I'm pleased with scoring and keeping a clean sheet - that's pleasing for us defenders!" "The last 20 minutes was a bit less [good] and the pitch was getting bobbly with the conditions". (more...)
Champion greyhound tests positive for cocaine Champion greyhound tests positive for cocaine
- September 14, 2017

Trainer Holland was also in the news last December when another Limerick owned dog, Clares Rocket, was abducted from his kennels in Golden, Tipperary. Cocaine has similar effects on animals as it does on humans. There were a number of positive tests in the U.S. this summer with several trainers having their licences revoked after dogs were found with cocaine in their systems. (more...)
Tigers' Buck Farmer: 'Appalling' to imply hitting ump was intentional Tigers' Buck Farmer: 'Appalling' to imply hitting ump was intentional
- September 14, 2017

Ausmus was furious that this was even a question after the game. I don't care about their win streak, where we are in the standings. Both Brad Ausmus and Buck Farmer adamantly denied the idea that Farmer intentionally hit home-plate umpire Quinn Wolcott with a fastball after Wolcott had ejected Ausmus and James McCann in the third inning of the Tigers' 5-3 loss to the Indians on Wednesday. (more...)
Technical Indicators under Review - Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC)
- September 14, 2017

The Beta for the stock stands at 1.48. Range Resources Corporation (RRC ) transacted up 2.51% throughout intraday market trading on early Wednesday, topping $18.37. You can get a sense of how sustainable that is by a levered free cash flow of $-128.61 Million over the past twelve months. The stock of AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has "Market Perform" rating given on Thursday, August 27 by Wood. (more...)
McLaren decision day looms, Red Bull-Honda in 2019? McLaren decision day looms, Red Bull-Honda in 2019?
- September 14, 2017

It wasn't Honda's fault things didn't work out, it was McLaren's . Sources close to the deal have confirmed to Motorsport.com that Toro Rosso has agreed a three-year deal from 2018 with Honda, taking it to the end of the current F1 engine regulations cycle at the end of 2020. (more...)
Super-agents vie for Dele Alli Super-agents vie for Dele Alli
- September 14, 2017

Meanwhile, Mendes has been increasing his influence over European football for more than a decade and has Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho as a client, along with David De Gea, Angel Di Maria, James Rodriguez and Cristiano Ronaldo, per Miguel Delaney on ESPN.co.uk. (more...)
Hodgson at the Palace Hodgson at the Palace
- September 14, 2017

Palace lost its first four league games of the season without scoring, with its players failing to adapt to a more expansive style of play under De Boer following his arrival in the off-season. It is also Hodgson's first role since his ignominious departure from the England job after their shock Euro 2016 defeat to Iceland. "I didn't want to end it (my career) on a bad result but I think the 56 (England) games and the seven defeats is not so bad", he explained. (more...)