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Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas confident Mercedes can fight rivals in Singapore Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas confident Mercedes can fight rivals in Singapore
- September 18, 2017

Although Hamilton won here in 2014, he finished only fifth the previous year, and retired two further times with his previous team McLaren. "It's an wonderful track if you feel the auto is coming alive". The bookies share our faith in Sebastian Vettel , who is tipped to win as 11/8 favourite. Ricciardo, a victor in Azerbaijan in June, also remained confident. (more...)
Are Arsenal too tactically naive to stop Chelsea? Are Arsenal too tactically naive to stop Chelsea?
- September 18, 2017

Aaron Ramsey scored a dramatic late victor in a 2-1 victory for the Gunners in May, moments after Diego Costa had cancelled out a controversial early goal from Alexis Sanchez, in which there were claims of both handball and offside. In contrast, Arsenal have endured a rocky period as a loss at Stoke was followed by a humiliating 4-0 defeat against Liverpool . Victories over Bournemouth and Cologne have done little to silence the fans, who claim Wenger is no longer the man for the job after ... (more...)
Chelsea vs Arsenal: 5 Talking Points as Blues reduced to 10 men Chelsea vs Arsenal: 5 Talking Points as Blues reduced to 10 men
- September 18, 2017

A disappointing Chelsea display ended on a sour note when Luiz followed through recklessly on Kolasinac and referee Michael Oliver reached for his red card. Antonio Conte opted for a change at the start of the second half as Bakayoko replaced Pedro. Fabregas had been unable to track the runners from the Arsenal midfield and the switch benefitted Chelsea's defensive structure. (more...)
New Zealand v South Africa: Everything you need to know New Zealand v South Africa: Everything you need to know
- September 18, 2017

Steve Hansen's side moved to 19 points on the table, eight ahead of the second-placed Springboks , who now host the Wallabies in Bloemfontein on September 30 before finishing the championship against the All Blacks a week later in Cape Town. (more...)
Marshawn Lynch scores his first touchdown in almost 2 years
- September 18, 2017

While the Skittles being given away are probably not of the special Halloween variety , they'll still be widely enjoyed by Oaklanders - and maybe even people who live in San Francisco hoping to get a taste of the rainbow. Then the vending machines filled with free candy will disappear from Oakland, although Lynch's presence-like a benevolent, Skittles-loving spirit-will remain behind, to watch over the city. (more...)
Arsenal set two records with performance in 0-0 draw with Chelsea Arsenal set two records with performance in 0-0 draw with Chelsea
- September 18, 2017

Antonio Conte has said he never feared for his job at Chelsea last season, adding that the early 3-0 defeat at Arsenal had helped him understand the way the team needed to play. Victor Moses got his marching orders in last season's FA Cup final , while Pedro was dismissed in the Community Shield . With a performance like that it made you wonder why Wenger was prepared to let him leave at the end of August. (more...)
David Luiz sent off as Chelsea draws with Arsenal David Luiz sent off as Chelsea draws with Arsenal
- September 18, 2017

The point means they remain three adrift of their rivals and six off Manchester City at the top, having gone 14 matches without beating a top-six team away from home in the top flight. Wenger insisted the debacle of the 4-0 loss at Liverpool in August - a performance that provoked fierce criticism of both manager and players - was an "accident". (more...)
Chelsea hold Arsenal to goalless draw after David Luiz red card Chelsea hold Arsenal to goalless draw after David Luiz red card
- September 17, 2017

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger insisted the debacle of the 4-0 loss at Liverpool in August - a performance that provoked fierce criticism of both manager and players - was an "accident". "They have a really good squad to fight for the title in England for sure", Conte said. I think he has great experience, great worldwide experience, and we are happy to have him in our team. (more...)
Koeman: Lukaku nearly impossible to replace
- September 17, 2017

However, like Rooney, he failed to hit the target against his old club. But he did go close 21 minutes in, meeting Cuco Martina's cut-back and sending it agonisingly wide of the bottom-left corner. Ex-United midfielder Morgan Schneilderlin handled when Martial cutback, with the substitute scoring the resulting spot-kick in stoppage time. Sunderland still have more Premier League away wins in 2017 so far (2) than Everton (1). (more...)
Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro the subject of trade talks
- September 17, 2017

According to multiple reports, Vaccaro is the subject of trade talks between the Saints and unnamed teams around the league. While NFL Network reports the Saints are shopping Vaccaro, CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora reported on Friday that a "handful of teams" have engaged in trade talks with New Orleans' front office. (more...)
Oklahoma State Rises, Oklahoma Falls In Latest AP Top 25 Oklahoma State Rises, Oklahoma Falls In Latest AP Top 25
- September 17, 2017

Both the USA Today Amway Coaches Poll and the Associated Press Top 25 bestowed that honor upon MSU Sunday afternoon. The Sooners weren't the only Week 3 winners to lose ground in the rankings. I flipped Oklahoma State and Ohio State in the eighth and ninth spots this week on the basis of the Cowboys' work at Pitt. Other Pac-12 teams in the Coaches poll includes the same four teams in USC (No. (more...)
Bears vs. Buccaneers: Highlights, game tracker and more Bears vs. Buccaneers: Highlights, game tracker and more
- September 17, 2017

There is plenty of optimism in Tampa Bay after they finished with a 9-7 record in 2016, their best record since they finished 10-6 in 2010. Glennon responded to the turnover by driving down field again and fumbling, which led to another Tampa Bay touchdown. (more...)
Terry Fox run in Langley City Terry Fox run in Langley City
- September 17, 2017

Since the event began in the central Okanagan city in 1985, the community has raised about $860,000. He dreamed of raising $1 from every Canadian, which would have been about $24 million at the time, for cancer research. The last word is one that many people taking part in Terry Fox Runs across Niagara have in abundance, as they or people they love battle against cancer for their lives. (more...)
Arsene Wenger lauds Aaron Ramsey's display against Chelsea
- September 17, 2017

However, Welbeck was forced off midway through the second period after going down clutching his groin and he limped off to be replaced by Olivier Giroud in the 73rd minute. Lack of goals is followed by a worrying lack of composure in front of goal, displayed once again at Stamford Bridge today. They have lost only one player, Oxlade-Chamberlain, and they have kept all of their players. (more...)
India win toss, elect to bat first
- September 17, 2017

David Warner will most likely play his first ODI in India on Sunday. Earlier, India were off to a forgettable start with three of the top four batsmen back in the hut with only 11 runs on the board. The team defeated West Indies 3-1 in the ODI series before losing the sole T20I. The visitors managed to score 347, dropping hints that they were settling well in Indian conditions. (more...)
Panthers TE Greg Olsen will not return vs. Bills Panthers TE Greg Olsen will not return vs. Bills
- September 17, 2017

Olsen was taken to the locker room to be evaluated and was initially reported as probable to return. Prior to making his premature departure on Sunday afternoon, the 32-year-old pass catcher hauled in one catch for 10 yards. (more...)
Stung, 2 Hospitalized Following Bee Attack In Monterey Park Stung, 2 Hospitalized Following Bee Attack In Monterey Park
- September 17, 2017

The chief of the city's fire department, Mark Khial, told the news outlet that two women were " completely covered " by the insects. It was unclear where the bee swarm came from or how the people ended up being stung. Three pedestrians and three firefighters were transported to multiple local hospitals in the area, according to authorities. "I went in and sealed any areas that bees were congregating with some high-density foam and we used firefighting foam to suppress any bee behavior", said ... (more...)
Team Sunweb win women's team time trial Team Sunweb win women's team time trial
- September 17, 2017

The 42.5km course from Ravnanger to Bergen hardly included a stretch of flat road and the tough Birkelundsbakken climb (3km at 6 percent) topping out with 11km to go was sure to reveal which teams may have gone out too hard. Ultimately, they would end up missing the podium and finish just over a minute down in fourth place. In the women's race , defending champions Boels Dolman were denied back-to-back crowns by a sensational ride from the Sunweb squad. (more...)
Bears Becoming Second Half Wonders Bears Becoming Second Half Wonders
- September 17, 2017

The offense sputtered for much of the second half as a result. There is no question that Shea Patterson , who broke a single-game school passing record last Saturday against UT-Martin with 489 yards, can do tremendous damage in the air as he hits receivers A.J. (more...)
DeShone Kizer Exits Game Due to Migrane, Kevin Hogan Stars At Quarterback DeShone Kizer Exits Game Due to Migrane, Kevin Hogan Stars At Quarterback
- September 17, 2017

He was replaced by backup QB Kevin Hogan , who promptly led a TD drive in his first series. Kizer left with what was being called a migraine, which is a bit concerning considering all of the head injuries that happen in the NFL . The 10-time Pro Bowler, now in his 11th season, has never missed a snap since the Browns selected him third overall in the 2007 NFL Draft . An update will be passed along once we find out more about Kizer's situation, but at least Hogan got off to a good start for ... (more...)
Mauricio Rua Injured, Replaced By Yushin Okami At UFC Fight Night Japan Mauricio Rua Injured, Replaced By Yushin Okami At UFC Fight Night Japan
- September 17, 2017

Preux is also going to be looking to put his first winning streak together in over two years, but his last streak lasted for only two fights. St. With Okami Vs OSP set the card now proceeds with 11 fights, including a co-main event featuring Claudia Gadelha Vs Jessica Andrade, Takanori Gomi Vs Dong Hyun Kim and the debut of kickboxing star Gokhan Saki Vs Henrique da Silva. (more...)
West Indies off to flying start against England West Indies off to flying start against England
- September 17, 2017

Brathwaite and Narine shared five wickets between them and gave away just 35 runs from their eight overs. West Indies met further defiance from Buttler and Bairstow when they put on 50 for the fifth wicket with sensible batting, but with the scoring rate steadily increasing chances needed to be taken and the bottom half of the England batting failed to spark, as the Windies bowlers cleverly offered up a variety of cutters and change of pace deliveries. (more...)
Auburn QB Sean White arrested after Saturday night's win over Mercer Auburn QB Sean White arrested after Saturday night's win over Mercer
- September 17, 2017

Public intoxication is not considered to be simply a violation in Alabama. The 21-year-old White has a November 30 court date, where if found guilty he faces a fine and court costs. The junior from Boca Raton, Fla., had just returned from a two-game suspension handed down by the team for an undisclosed reason. The Tigers defeated Mercer 24-10 on Saturday afternoon, but White did not make an appearance in the game. (more...)
Chelsea New Signing: Man Utd Were Interested In Me Chelsea New Signing: Man Utd Were Interested In Me
- September 17, 2017

It was a good situation for me. "Cesar Azpilicueta was a bit annoyed because he had already started house-hunting for me last summer". The striker has made an excellent start to life in the Premier League, scoring three goals in just five appearances for the Blues. (more...)
Miami Dolphins under vast pressure today vs. Chargers Miami Dolphins under vast pressure today vs. Chargers
- September 17, 2017

The good news is the postponement alllowed quarterback Jay Cutler to get more reps in as he learns the offense. He moves well in the pocket and has a big-time arm. The only way they will be able to win this game is if they get into a shootout, which is hard to see Miami's defense allowing. If the Dolphins can't protect Jay Cutler , it will be a long day for their offense. (more...)
Max Verstappen blames Sebastian Vettel for start crash Max Verstappen blames Sebastian Vettel for start crash
- September 17, 2017

Through drying conditions and three safety vehicle periods, Hamilton held off Daniel Ricciardo in second place and crossed the line with a 4.5s lead over the Red Bull at the finish. Race engineer: "We have lost data from the vehicle so we don't know what is going on". "I don't know [what happened], I didn't see that much". "It was not very clever". (more...)
Yes, Jerry Jones is slowing down the Goodell contract extension Yes, Jerry Jones is slowing down the Goodell contract extension
- September 17, 2017

However, the tide may be turning against Goodell and his monstrous salary (he's made over $200 million since 2006), and the charge is reportedly being led by Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones . You can certainly see why Jones and Goodell would be at odds, as the league recently suspended Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott for six games as a punishment for an alleged domestic violence incident that took place over a six-day period in July of 2016. (more...)
Formula One: Vettel out of Singapore GP as Hamilton leads
- September 17, 2017

However, the Ferrari driver Vettel is known as one of the most consistent drivers in the South-East Asian track. "I think all in all the whole weekend was good progression, getting better and better". In contrast, Verstappen moved to lay the blame at Vettel's door. "Then it was all about managing the tires". With three safety vehicle interruptions, the race ended with 58 of the 61 laps completed after hitting the two-hour mark. (more...)
Arsenal first side to stop Chelsea scoring at home under Antonio Conte Arsenal first side to stop Chelsea scoring at home under Antonio Conte
- September 17, 2017

Chelsea host Arsenal in the first part of Super Sunday today knowing a victory will heap more pressure on Arsene Wenger's shoulders. David Luiz was sent off with five minutes to go after a reckless challenge on Sead Kolasinac but the Gunners simply did not have enough time to make the man-advantage count. (more...)
Davis Cup: Ramkumar battles past Schnur, Yuki ousted Davis Cup: Ramkumar battles past Schnur, Yuki ousted
- September 17, 2017

He won his first two sets 7-6 (7-2) and 6-4 against India No. 2 Yuki Bhambri . He would bounce back in a big way during the pressure of the fifth set, however, emerging with a huge 6-1 victory. Schnur won the first set before dropping the next three. The Canadian found his mojo after breaking Yuki in the third and broke him again in the sixth game to take a 5-1 cushion and clinched the issue with a crushing forehand victor. (more...)

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