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NASCAR Truck Series Predictions - Chicagoland 225 9/15/17 NASCAR Truck Series Predictions - Chicagoland 225 9/15/17
- September 17, 2017

John Hunter Nemechek is the only driver in the field that has won this race before. "This thing was unreal on the last run", Sauter said. But he was hit with issues in the second round and stunningly eliminated. Stewart-Haas Racing is represented by former champions Kevin Harvick , victor of the first elimination-format playoffs, and Daytona 500 victor Kurt Busch . (more...)
College GameDay's Analysts Predict Whether Notre Dame Will Go Over/Under 7.5 Wins College GameDay's Analysts Predict Whether Notre Dame Will Go Over/Under 7.5 Wins
- September 17, 2017

Wimbush finished the 49-20 Notre Dame victory with 207 yards rushing and four touchdowns on 21 carries. Wimbush and Adams are the first ND rushers to each break the 200-yard mark in modern Irish history. In the matchup of the only two Catholic schools in FBS - a rivalry known as the "Holy War" - the Irish ran for 515 yards on 51 carries. Brandon Wimbush had a lousy game as a passer (11-for-24, 96 yards), looking indecisive at times and inaccurate at others. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez refuses to Alexis Sanchez refuses to "betray" Barcelona !
- September 17, 2017

Arsenal must go into their Europa League campaign with the intention of winning the tournament or set themselves different priorities for the season, according to goalkeeper Petr Cech. Real Madrid , on the other hand, are looking to revamp their forward line and with Gareth Bale not living up to expectations, Los Blancos are expected to swoop in for Sanchez in January and make a bid of close to £50 million. (more...)
OR runs away from Wyoming, 49-13 OR runs away from Wyoming, 49-13
- September 17, 2017

The Cowboys suffered their first regular-season loss in War Memorial Stadium since a 26-7 loss to Colorado State on November 7, 2015, snapping an eight-game, regular-season home winning streak. Freeman's third score was on another 1-yard run. The Cowboys scored the only points of the third quarter on Rothe's 42-yard field goal. The Cowboys' quarterback was 9-for-24 passing for 64 yards with an interception and a lost fumble. (more...)
Can Stanford, San Diego State get to 49? College Football Picks 9/16/17 Can Stanford, San Diego State get to 49? College Football Picks 9/16/17
- September 17, 2017

Last weekend, Stanford went down to L.A. Memorial Coliseum and got soundly defeated by USC, thus dropping their record to 1-1. As the third week of college football comes to conclusion on Saturday, Stanford and San Diego State face off at 10:30 PM EST in Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego , California. (more...)
Arsene Wenger sent title warning ahead of Chelsea v Arsenal
- September 17, 2017

Germany worldwide Mesut Ozil is reportedly planning on leaving Arsenal at the end of this season. Welbeck made the move to Arsenal from Manchester United in the summer of 2014 and he has battled back from two serious injuries to establish himself as a key player in Wenger's side. (more...)
Chris Wood's scoring run ends as Burnely held by Liverpool Chris Wood's scoring run ends as Burnely held by Liverpool
- September 17, 2017

Hopefully we see that here. The contest would end all-square, with Klopp claiming after the game that he was "angry with the result but pleased with the performance". Nearly created a late victor with a fine run and terrific cross to the back post, but Alexander-Arnold's shot was well saved by the keeper. With the Baggies, he could manage to get just one league cup tie under his belt, and then moved to Preston on loan in the second half of the 2015/16 season. (more...)
Arsene Wenger expects to see Arsenal's true character at Chelsea
- September 17, 2017

But that doesn't mean that Arsenal are out of this game at all on recent form against Chelsea , as we have beaten them twice recently in the FA Cup Final at Wembley and the Community Shield in this season's opener, and actually have 3 wins out of our last four meetings. (more...)
Red Bull's Ricciardo sets new record in Singapore GP practice Red Bull's Ricciardo sets new record in Singapore GP practice
- September 17, 2017

If we can get a good start, we can hopefully give them a hard time. "But it is a very challenging circuit here, getting the set-up right, getting the timing right, understanding the tyres". "It's generally been close everywhere we go, even when it's "this one will suit Mercedes", or "this one will suit Ferrari ". "I go by what I feel on track tomorrow (Friday)". (more...)
Fresno State takes step back in losing at No. 6 Washington Fresno State takes step back in losing at No. 6 Washington
- September 17, 2017

Camacho added a 31-yard field goal in the final period. As a team, Washington rushed for 213 yards and averaged 5.8 yards per carry with Browning being the second-leading rusher with his 50 yards. But it was his 77-yard punt return late in the first quarter that left Husky Stadium buzzing and put Pettis' name into another record book. It should be tougher, anyway, than anything they experienced in their three nonconference games, including Saturday night's 48-16 rout of Fresno State at ... (more...)
Vegas Play of the Day: Texas at USC Vegas Play of the Day: Texas at USC
- September 17, 2017

Will they get better? "Our coaches have a good game plan, we just have keep doing a better job of executing". Top cornerback Adoree' Jackson and standout defensive tackle Stevie Tu'ikolovatu departed from a unit that ranked second in the Pac-12 in fewest points allowed per game (conference-only matchups). (more...)
Liverpool vs Burnley Prediction, Lineups Preview [Premier League 17/18 Week 5] Liverpool vs Burnley Prediction, Lineups Preview [Premier League 17/18 Week 5]
- September 17, 2017

Despite enormous pressure, Burnley managed to reach the break with the score still at 1-1, but Liverpool's dominance continued into the second half. Burnley shocked the soccer world by defeating Premier League title holders Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on the opening week of league play. Of course, we have to win games. (more...)
Visitors Burnley Hold Liverpool to a 1-1 Draw Visitors Burnley Hold Liverpool to a 1-1 Draw
- September 17, 2017

Liverpool: Mane is suspended for this game. But they were now caught up in Liverpool's chaos: a relentless drive forward with the bombardment coming from all directions and personnel. Burnley boss Sean Dyche is hopeful Hendrick will be fit to play a part in the Clarets' clash on Merseyside after he took a full part in training on Thursday. (more...)
Liverpool vs Burnley, Premier League Liverpool vs Burnley, Premier League
- September 17, 2017

I thought it was a penalty beforehand. Daniel Sturridge was back in a side showing seven changes. "It shows we have quality. We did not plan to take him off, but we had to decide differently". "I am not in a ideal mood". But Burnley are a better side away from home this term, incredibly collecting four points from trips to Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur - last year's top two. (more...)
UFC Fight Night 116: Rockhold vs. Branch Results UFC Fight Night 116: Rockhold vs. Branch Results
- September 17, 2017

On the mat, Rockhold let his hands go, first from the mount and then as he took his opponent's back, and after a series of unanswered blows, Branch tapped out at the 4:05 mark of the second stanza. After breaking, Branch found some success on the feet, tagging Rockhold with a number of punches as the former champ backpedaled. Rockhold transitions to the back and starts hammering down ground and pound strikes. (more...)
Tanner Mangum enters stadium in boot, out; Hoge to start Tanner Mangum enters stadium in boot, out; Hoge to start
- September 17, 2017

The Cougars were at least in the game for a short while against Utah. Derrick Tindall's offsides penalty on a field-goal attempt cost UW three points when BYU's Rhett Almond missed the first one, made the second. Other than that, BYU's special teams wasn't that good either. The Cougars gave up a 42-yard kick return and nobody really made any big plays. They'll get an OK grade, but that's mainly because they weren't on the field that much. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp Jurgen Klopp "angry" after Burnley draw
- September 17, 2017

We played good, were fluent with seven changes. Scott Arfield gave Burnley the lead against the run of play but Liverpool levelled just three minutes later through Mohamed Salah . With the Burnley wingers pegged back in defensive duties, they lacked a clear outlet to attack and only an early gift from Palace proved to be the difference between these two sides. (more...)
Liverpool: Two ways our midfield & attack could lineup vs Burnley Liverpool: Two ways our midfield & attack could lineup vs Burnley
- September 17, 2017

But the Reds were back on level terms just three minutes later thanks to Mohamed Salah . The momentum was back with the Merseysiders and stayed that way after the break as Burnley struggled to gain any sustained possession against a wave of red shirts. (more...)
Volunteer Franklin Township firefighter suspended for racist remarks posted to Facebook Volunteer Franklin Township firefighter suspended for racist remarks posted to Facebook
- September 17, 2017

The comment was later taken down from his Facebook page, which features a cover photo of the Confederate flag and a black and white skull. Despite being a volunteer, the OH firefighter is paid for when his services are needed - but will not be called while his case is under review. (more...)
Modified driver Ted Christopher killed in plane crash Modified driver Ted Christopher killed in plane crash
- September 17, 2017

He was, however, a Whelen Modified Tour legend with 42 career victories in the series, a total that is good for 3rd on the all-time series wins list . There is no update on the status of the other person in the plane. On the Whelen tour and on New England short tracks, "Christopher was a throwback to NASCAR's roots", France said in a statement. (more...)
Record day for #16 Hokies in blowout win at East Carolina Record day for #16 Hokies in blowout win at East Carolina
- September 17, 2017

ABOUT EAST CAROLINA (0-2): The Pirates trailed 49-3 at the half last week before West Virginia mercifully called off the onslaught. The way the Pirates, who were quarterbacked mostly by Gardner Minshew with Thomas Sirk out with a concussion, and their receivers were making plays near the beginning of the game made it look like another ECU upset of an Atlantic Coast Conference team could be brewing. (more...)
Thursday Night Football Houston Texans at Cincinnati Bengals Start Time, Betting Odds Thursday Night Football Houston Texans at Cincinnati Bengals Start Time, Betting Odds
- September 17, 2017

The Bengals have now gone eight full quarters to start the season without scoring a touchdown at Paul Brown Stadium. "That's one of the things you've seen throughout his career at Clemson, and what we've seen in the preseason here", coach Bill O'Brien said . (more...)
Inter Milan stay ideal in Serie A Inter Milan stay ideal in Serie A
- September 17, 2017

Milan Skriniar and Ivan Perisic were on target for Inter, who finished a modest seventh last season, as Luciano Spalletti's side survived a hard second half in torrid conditions to make it four wins out of four. "We could have scored more goals, at least I could have", said Bosnian striker Dzeko as Roma take their points tally to six after three games and sit seventh. (more...)
Clemson preparing for 'different environment' on Saturday at Louisville Clemson preparing for 'different environment' on Saturday at Louisville
- September 17, 2017

Louisville coach Bobby Petrino said his players will have to overcome Clemson's dynamic defense to have success . I really do think this game is a pick 'em, so since David took Clemson , I will take Louisville . But Kirk Herbstriet said, it's tough to argue, "The key is can Lamar Jackson get help from a running back to take some of the pressure off of him". (more...)
Mississippi State embarrasses No 12 LSU Mississippi State embarrasses No 12 LSU
- September 17, 2017

Meanwhile, Fitzgerald and the Bulldogs scoreed 30 unanswered points against LSU's defensive depleted by injury and disqualification. On the ground, Mississippi State received a huge boost from Aeris Williams , who rushed for 146 yards on 23 carries. (more...)
3 thoughts as No. 1 Alabama rolls past CSU 3 thoughts as No. 1 Alabama rolls past CSU
- September 17, 2017

However, there was nothing imaginary about the Alabama quarterback's start to Saturday's game. The contest with the Warriors will be the first of conference-play for Bobo's Rams. Colorado State, which had two fourth-quarter touchdowns, cut it to 17-10 briefly. Bryant hit Deon Cain for another touchdown on Clemson's final drive before the half, but the play was called back due to offsetting penalties. (more...)
Harbhajan slams Australian Journalist for making Virat Kohli sweeper comment Harbhajan slams Australian Journalist for making Virat Kohli sweeper comment
- September 17, 2017

The Australians are treating him as a serious threat, even recruiting the services of a left-arm leg-spinner from Kerala to practice in the nets leading up to this first ODI. India squad (first three matches): Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma (vc), Shikhar Dhawan , KL Rahul , Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Ajinkya Rahane , MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami. (more...)
Liverpool 1, Burnley 1 Liverpool 1, Burnley 1
- September 17, 2017

The 25-year-old, who had made a vital save to deny Christian Benteke in the victory over the Eagles, was in for a busy day as the Reds celebrated their 125th anniversary but once again his team-mates helped limit any genuine threat. Referee Roger East, left, waves away protests for a penalty as Liverpool's Mohamed Salah , right, appeals during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Burnley , at Anfield, in Liverpool , England, Saturday, Sept. (more...)
Dodgers' Cody Bellinger Ties HR Record In 3-2 Victory Over Nationals Dodgers' Cody Bellinger Ties HR Record In 3-2 Victory Over Nationals
- September 17, 2017

His second-inning homer off Washington Nationals starter A.J. Bellinger tied a National League rookie record with his 38th homer. Justin Turner and Yasiel Puig homered in the Dodgers' first Washington appearance since winning Game 5 of the NL Division Series last October. (more...)
After Irma, 50 nursing homes still without power in Florida After Irma, 50 nursing homes still without power in Florida
- September 17, 2017

At least 56 of Florida's 639 nursing homes still have no electricity on Friday morning, five days after Hurricane Irma . Harrison is on the Florida Health Innovation subcommittee which oversees legislation governing Florida nursing homes . (more...)