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Giancarlo Stanton's 56th Home Run Helps Marlins Complete Sweep of Mets Giancarlo Stanton's 56th Home Run Helps Marlins Complete Sweep of Mets
- September 21, 2017

The blast snapped Montero's streak of six starts without allowing a homer. Major League Baseball home run leader Giancarlo Stanton is still sitting on 55 after going 0-for-1 with four walks on Tuesday. The Marlins have just 10 games remaining this season, so Stanton will have to maintain a healthy home run pace to reach 62 home runs. It was the also the 120th homer on the road for the Mets, also leading the NL. (more...)
SA propose four-day D/N Test against ZIM before India's arrival SA propose four-day D/N Test against ZIM before India's arrival
- September 21, 2017

If the ICC approves the reduction from five to four days then it could be the start of a trend, with Tom Harrison, the chief executive of the European Central Bank, indicating his support for the idea in The Times in March. Virat Kohli and his men, though, will play six One-Day Internationals to compensate for the dropped Test, and three Twenty20 Internationals. Lorgat admitted it had been necessary "to compromise to some extent" in order to fit in a tour between the end of India's series ... (more...)
Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav hunting in a pair Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav hunting in a pair
- September 21, 2017

India have some quality seamers as well. "(Bowl) outside off and mix it up", the wrist-spinner added. "Obviously at 87 for 5, Australia were 70 per cent in the game". It's not like you keep flighting the ball and keep getting hit for sixes. Then, it was Chahal's turn to get some Dhoni tips. As we both are wrist spinners, we go for wickets at the start. (more...)
Why Kevin Durant first thought joining Warriors was a bad decision Why Kevin Durant first thought joining Warriors was a bad decision
- September 21, 2017

Kanter sent out a tweet of his own Tuesday, calling the Thunder "the best and most professional organization in the National Basketball Association". But I definitely want to move on and keep playing basketball. Durant apologized Tuesday, calling his comments about the Thunder "idiotic" and "childish," but Kanter said it was a case of too little, too late. (more...)
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp vows to take Carabao Cup tie seriously
- September 21, 2017

Or say, "If you want to go to the semi-finals in January, then do it because we don't want to be part of it"? That is the plan. Liverpool face Leicester in the Carabao Cup tomorrow with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Danny Ward both set to start. (more...)
Conte and Wenger disagree over David Luiz sending-off Conte and Wenger disagree over David Luiz sending-off
- September 21, 2017

But the Brazilian is facing an extended spell on the sidelines after fracturing his wrist, according to The Sun . Chelsea rate Luiz as a doubt for that game but he has already returned to light training exercises at Chelsea's Cobham base. (more...)
With no setback Monday, Beckham is on track With no setback Monday, Beckham is on track
- September 21, 2017

Last season though, NY managed to claim a solid 17-6 victory over the Lions. This week it was Ben McAdoo , with a few extra shots at Manning as well ("Sloppy quarterback play", was the coach's explanation of that crucial delay of game). There is plenty of blame to spread around here. "We have a veteran quarterback who's played a lot of football". Usually, the clock goes from three, two, one, zero. (more...)
Carmelo Anthony Camp Expects Rockets Deal Carmelo Anthony Camp Expects Rockets Deal "Before Monday"
- September 21, 2017

Sep. The problem is, dealing Anthony has proven to be exceedingly hard, as most expected. He has a no-trade clause and has settled on Houston as his preferred destination. Photos, interviews, the whole nine yards. According to Frank Isola of the New York Daily News , the deal would've been completed if the Knicks wouldn't have fired Phil Jackson . (more...)
Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO) Stock Traded Above Its 50 Day Average Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO) Stock Traded Above Its 50 Day Average
- September 21, 2017

The company's P/E ratio is 19.66 and the market value is 120.71B. The stock rose 0.85% or $0.41 reaching $48.59. About 4,280 shares traded. Hikari Tsushin Inc decreased Novo Nordisk A/S ( NVO ) stake by 50% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. Therefore 27% are positive. (more...)
West Brom's Chris Brunt misses Manchester City clash with slight calf strain West Brom's Chris Brunt misses Manchester City clash with slight calf strain
- September 21, 2017

Where is the Carabao Cup fourth-round draw? The last time West Bromwich beat Manchester City 7 years ago, and just at the stage of the 1/16 finals of the Football League Cup. 'When you see Man City's squad with lots of quality players, the experienced mixed with the youth we have, that can only give us confidence for all the challenges we have to face this season, ' Danilo said. (more...)
Brathwaite cleared to bowl in worldwide cricket Brathwaite cleared to bowl in worldwide cricket
- September 21, 2017

The ICC confirmed in its release that the elbow extension in all the deliveries of Brathwaite, who bowls part-time offspin, was well inside the 15-degree permissible limit under the governing body's regulations. Brathwaite is now playing for Yorkshire in the County Championship, having been omitted from the tourists' one-day worldwide squad. It will involve 10 teams of which the two best teams will proceed to play in the World Cup. (more...)
Renfroe, Hedges homer as Padres beat Diamondbacks 4-2 Renfroe, Hedges homer as Padres beat Diamondbacks 4-2
- September 20, 2017

San Diego scored three times in the third for a 5-1 lead. "With his speed, when you hit the ball off the wall it's a double". Padres: RHP Dinelson Lamet (7-7) has decreased his ERA in four straight starts but he hasn't won since Aug 15. Ray has had 10-plus strikeouts in four straight starts. Pirela hit in the indoor cages Tuesday . That was the night he fractured a bone in his right foot. (more...)
Young fan injured at Yankees game by foul liner Young fan injured at Yankees game by foul liner
- September 20, 2017

He, too, appeared particularly upset by the incident. The child was carried out of the stadium by an older man and a fan, who was near the incident, gave Frazier a thumb's up, according to St. The Mets already extended protective netting at Citi Field , but the Yankees have not followed suit. The age of the person hit by the foul ball and the extent of her injuries is not yet clear, as the game's broadcast chose not to show the fan on camera. (more...)
Rays play wonderful tribute video for Cubs manager Joe Maddon Rays play wonderful tribute video for Cubs manager Joe Maddon
- September 20, 2017

A Brad Miller solo home run with one out in the sixth was all the Rays were able to muster off of the left-hander. Barney went 2 for 3 with three RBI as the Blue Jays opened their final homestand on a winning note. This time, Scherzer struck out seven and walked only one while throwing 83 of 112 pitches for strikes. The Brewers are now just a game behind the Rockies for the second wild card spot, meaning that they could still get into the playoffs even if they are outdueled by the Cubs ... (more...)
Rams vs. 49ers: Preview, score prediction for Week 3 Rams vs. 49ers: Preview, score prediction for Week 3
- September 20, 2017

The 49ers coach commented on Hoyer, who has yet to lead a touchdown drive in 21 possessions so far, during an appearance Wednesday morning on KNBR. "I think the one thing about offense is you can have a great play, and if one guy is off by just a fraction of an inch, it could be the difference. (more...)
MS Dhoni nominated for Padma Bhushan award MS Dhoni nominated for Padma Bhushan award
- September 20, 2017

The Congress today welcomed the decision of the Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI ) to nominate former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni for the Padma Bhushan award, saying he was a "deserving player". The wicketkeeper-batsman has made vast contributions to Indian cricket and is the only captain to win all ICC trophies, namely World Cup, Champions Trophy and the inaugural World T20 World Cup in 2007. (more...)
Rob Gronkowski practicing after groin injury scare Rob Gronkowski practicing after groin injury scare
- September 20, 2017

With Gronkowski and Belichick both opting not to elaborate - as would be expected - Wednesday's injury report likely will provide the next meaningful hint as to the severity of the tight end's injury. Hightower, who signed a four-year deal in the offseason to remain in New England, was also out with a knee injury suffered against the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 1. (more...)
Atletico Madrid's Wanda Metropolitano stadium to host the 2019 Champions League final Atletico Madrid's Wanda Metropolitano stadium to host the 2019 Champions League final
- September 20, 2017

It has now been selected to stage European club football's biggest game next season on June 1, 2019. Previously, rumor said that UEFA is going to appoint Olympic Stadium following the emergence of a number of technical problems in Wanda Metropolitano, such as only 7,000 VIP seats available, another problem is concerning taxation. (more...)
Bessemer Group Inc. Raises Stake in Eli Lilly and Company (LLY)
- September 20, 2017

Lilly Endowment Inc who had been investing in Eli Lilly And Company for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $89.97 billion market cap company. (NYSE:TTI). Qcm Cayman Ltd has 16,853 shares. Qs Invsts Limited Liability Company holds 0.07% or 115,336 shares in its portfolio. Carroll Financial Assocs, North Carolina-based fund reported 5,107 shares. (more...)
Dolphins suspend Lawrence Timmons indefinitely for leaving team without notice before game Dolphins suspend Lawrence Timmons indefinitely for leaving team without notice before game
- September 20, 2017

It's a private matter", Rosenhaus told the Associated Press. He retorted, "What do you think?" when a reporter asked how tolerant he was with players who broke those rules. Police found Timmons at Los Angeles International Airport Sunday morning waiting to depart on a flight bound for Pennsylvania, per reports by TMZ . (more...)
A 2 Minute Compilation Of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's 'Shocking' Highlights Go Viral A 2 Minute Compilation Of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's 'Shocking' Highlights Go Viral
- September 20, 2017

While @otunbasegebam tweeted: 'The way Liverpool are racking in bad results, it's a matter of time b4 Liverpool loan Oxlade Chamberlain back to Arsenal . But it's about the long-term and we already can use him, that's good, but we want to prepare him also, that's all. "It is all good from this side at the moment". (more...)
Hightower HS alum suffered fatal neck injury during college football game Hightower HS alum suffered fatal neck injury during college football game
- September 20, 2017

Trey Reed, the school's athletics department spokesman, confirmed the 19-year-old cornerback's death. We know you will join us in keeping of Robert and his family in your thoughts and prayers. People think it's going to take a miracle ... Grays, the son of Robert Grays III and Tammy Grays, was a key part of one of the Houston area's best defenses while at Hightower, twice earning first-team all-district honors and helping lead the Hurricanes to three consecutive district championships. (more...)
Bradford Reportedly has Bone Bruise. Vikings Confident in Keenum. Teddy Updates, too! Bradford Reportedly has Bone Bruise. Vikings Confident in Keenum. Teddy Updates, too!
- September 20, 2017

Coach Mike Zimmer said Monday that Bradford twisted his knee during the Saints game, and Bradford said he realized Tuesday morning the pain was more noticeable than he'd expected. The Bears have a ton of injuries and were just blasted by Tampa Bay for 26 first half points and it would have been a lot worse if the Bucs didn't take their foot off the gas in the second half. (more...)
Chase Elliott's NASCAR title chances take hit with penalty Chase Elliott's NASCAR title chances take hit with penalty
- September 20, 2017

Chase Elliott's second-place finish in the opening round of the playoffs Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway was indeed too good to be true. With his Chicagoland finish becoming encumbered, Elliott has lost the playoff point he received for winning stage two of the race. (more...)
LSU's Derrius Guice 'very questionable' for Syracuse, while Rashard Lawrence may return LSU's Derrius Guice 'very questionable' for Syracuse, while Rashard Lawrence may return
- September 20, 2017

The junior running back rushed 15 times for 76 yards against Mississippi State but did not get much run in the second half after suffering what Orgeron called a "minor injury" on Monday. Guice is the conference's fifth-leading rusher, with 300 yards and four touchdowns in three games for the Tigers (2-1). He's missed what amounts to almost a completed game (about 58 1/2 minutes). (more...)
Youth football players kneel during National Anthem Youth football players kneel during National Anthem
- September 20, 2017

Gooden chose to use it as a teaching moment and discuss greater issues regarding race in America, including Colin Kaepernick's protest. He told them that's what ignited Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest a year ago. "We wanted to make sure that was rewarded and acknowledged and encouraged, so that was our main motivation for helping". A neighbor interviewed by Fox 2 Now said he didn't have a problem with the team kneeling as long as it was supported by the parents. (more...)
Chris Froome claims bronze at World Championship time-trial Chris Froome claims bronze at World Championship time-trial
- September 20, 2017

Just ahead of the closing climb, the 3.4-kilometre Mount Floyen which began with a series of tight hairpin bends, numerous riders who were out on the course early made a decision to switch from their time trial bike to a road bike. "The back wheel was slipping because I had a TT (time-trial) bike because I thought it would be dry". Similarly off the pace was four-time world champion Tony Martin of Germany, seeking to retain the title he had won most recently in Doha a year ago. (more...)
Gary Neville: 'Alexis Sanchez is distracted' Gary Neville: 'Alexis Sanchez is distracted'
- September 20, 2017

Arsenal superstar Alexis Sanchez was almost on his way to Manchester City in the recent window, but because the Gunners could not find a replacement for the player, the deal reportedly fell through. Pundit and former Manchester defender Gary Neville reacting to the news of a Man Utd move for Sanchez said: "Should always be challenging for the best players in the world". (more...)
Real Madrid dominate FIFPro XI shortlist with 12 nominated Real Madrid dominate FIFPro XI shortlist with 12 nominated
- September 20, 2017

The 24-year-old is joined by 12 colleagues from the Premier League, with the list again dominated by the usual crowd from Real Madrid (12 nominees) and Barcelona (eight nominees). Just the two for Arsenal , but two more than zero - Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are considered two of the best in the world. Lahm retired as Bayern's most successful captain at the end of last season with 21 trophies in his glittering career, while Lewandowski hit 30 Bundesliga goals for the second season ... (more...)
Blue Jays sign Marco Estrada to one-year contract extension Blue Jays sign Marco Estrada to one-year contract extension
- September 20, 2017

Barney smashed his fifth homer of the season on an 0-2 offering with none out. "I was looking to get a bunt down, and it didn't work out", Barney said. "A pretty cool thing to be a part of", Gordon said. "I didn't hit many this year but I guess I made one count". It's good to be in the Hall of Fame, I guess. (more...)