Sports


Los Angeles Lakers sign jersey ad deal with Wish
- September 22, 2017

According to the company's website, it is the sixth largest e-commerce company in the world. "We were hoping for a company that is more mobile facing, because it helps us to continue to connect with younger fans". The Lakers have signed a jersey patch deal with S.F. -based e-commerce company Wish. Here's how the patch will look on the Lakers' various jerseys. (more...)
Nebraska fires AD Shawn Eichorst days after rant Nebraska fires AD Shawn Eichorst days after rant
- September 22, 2017

The decision comes after a 1-2 start for the football team and a loss at home Saturday to Northern Illinois. "It's never good to lose to a team that you should (beat)". I am proud of how our student-athletes, coaches and staff represented this great university and state, and I am confident that the future is bright for Nebraska Athletics". (more...)
Sri Lanka grab automatic 2019 World Cup berth at Windies' expense Sri Lanka grab automatic 2019 World Cup berth at Windies' expense
- September 22, 2017

Mathews's injury can not have come at the wrong time, especially when his team is going through a tough phase, following a 0-9 tour whitewash at the hands of India in home. "If we feel there is a security threat, we will not send the team". Following the attack in 2009, Pakistan never hosted a major worldwide team at home except for Zimbabwe and played their home matches in the UAE. (more...)
Arsene Wenger Confirms Danny Welbeck Groin Injury Arsene Wenger Confirms Danny Welbeck Groin Injury
- September 22, 2017

Playmaker Mesut Ozil , midfielder Francis Coquelin and full-back Mathieu Debuchy will also be absent on Wednesday. In contrast, Donny have only won once in their last 19 League Cup away trips against teams from a higher division - a 2-1 win against Watford at Vicarage Road in August 2014. (more...)
Ronald Koeman: Medicine of confidence can help Everton win
- September 22, 2017

Although the Toffees ensured their name would be in the draw for the fourth round of the competition, Besic, 25, had fans angered at his display in the centre of Ronald Koeman's formation, with some accusing him of being nowhere near the standard required on Merseyside. (more...)
ESPN host mocks sports analytics in epic rant about Giants offensive line ESPN host mocks sports analytics in epic rant about Giants offensive line
- September 22, 2017

We're going to be like accountants now on baseball? "That's the Pythagorean theorem says that the Giants record should be 2-0", La Greca said as his face turned bright red and a vein started to pulse in his forehead. I'm not much of a math guy myself, but I would really like to know what the Pythagorean theorem ever did to hurt La Greca so bad. Through the first two weeks of the 2017 season, it ranks No. (more...)
Rockhold: 'No One' Has Avoided Every Contender Like Bisping Rockhold: 'No One' Has Avoided Every Contender Like Bisping
- September 22, 2017

He took a five-round verdict over Henderson in his first title defense at UFC 204 last October and will face returning former welterweight king Georges St. Should GSP (25-2-0) win, Whittaker, 26, could get a dream unification fight against the Canadian legend, 36, sometime next year. We'll see, I'm still enjoying it. (more...)
Spurs face West Ham, Man United go to Swansea in Carabao Cup Spurs face West Ham, Man United go to Swansea in Carabao Cup
- September 22, 2017

Saturday's game against Spurs presents an even greater challenge though, with Mauricio Pochettino's men in fine form away from home this season. West Ham effectively ended Tottenham's title hopes last season with a 1-0 win in early May and, buoyed by a three-match unbeaten run, Bilic is hoping for a repeat this weekend. (more...)
Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott says there's no excuse for lack of effort Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott says there's no excuse for lack of effort
- September 22, 2017

The Arizona Cardinals are aging, and aging quickly. With a few talented offensive playmakers like Larry Fitzgerald and J.J. Nelson, as well as some serious defensive talent in Markus Golden and Patrick Peterson, Arizona should be better than they've been. (more...)
Liverpool and Premier League settle dispute which led to academy transfer ban
- September 22, 2017

We know that Mourinho is the master of navigating a title race. "We have quality as well, but because of the money they have spent, they are the favourites". United, who recorded their third 4-0 win already this campaign against Everton on Sunday, look full of belief. The deadline day signing from Leicester City is yet to play for his new club having suffered a calf strain will rule him out until after the worldwide break at the earliest. (more...)
Antonio Sanabria's last minute magic helps Betis edge Real at Santiago Bernabeu Antonio Sanabria's last minute magic helps Betis edge Real at Santiago Bernabeu
- September 22, 2017

Asked about Ronaldo and his performance, Zidane said: "I don't think I've had anxiety in either Cristiano or the team". He said: "When the ball doesn't want to enter it doesn't enter. The result leaves Real Madrid down in seventh place with eight points. Sevilla moved into second, two points behind Barca, as Jesus Navas scored the only goal of the game in a 1-0 win over Las Palmas . (more...)
Harry Kane will stay at Tottenham for a Harry Kane will stay at Tottenham for a "long time"
- September 22, 2017

The England global has thrived for Tottenham since Mauricio Pochettino's appointment back in 2014, with his pace and rampaging runs up the left flank becoming a major factor in Spurs' style of play. He told Sky Sports : "I think Danny Rose is the best left back in the country". This doesn't surprise me. Spurs have had to do with Ben Davies in the left-back position in Rose's long-term absence, and Sherwood thinks the club shouldn't hesitate to cash in on their man. (more...)
Zidane defends Real Madrid striker: Bale is a complete player Zidane defends Real Madrid striker: Bale is a complete player
- September 22, 2017

However, after a successful defence of their Champions League crown and delivering the Liga title last season, the Santiago Bernabeu outfit have moved to ensure he remains even longer. "We know how good he is if he is completely fit, but he will need time and we will see that". "We will not discuss the suspension, we are glad that he is back and I hope that to be the last time we had to do without him", Zidane told reporters. (more...)
Aaron Hernandez Found To Have Had CTE Aaron Hernandez Found To Have Had CTE
- September 21, 2017

The lawsuit has been filed on behalf of Hernandez's daughter. The brain was studied for evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a condition linked to the sort of repeated head traumas common in football that can lead to aggression and dementia. (more...)
Curran: Texans perfectly positioned to slow down Brady and the Patriots Curran: Texans perfectly positioned to slow down Brady and the Patriots
- September 21, 2017

Without Edelman in this season's opener (and losing Amendola midway through), he completed 44.44 percent of his passes - fourth-worst among games he started and finished. The key in this one could be Cooks. "(Brady) is an unbelievable player, they have an unbelievable coach. Two big contributors are members of the Patriots - Tom Brady and Bill Belichick . (more...)
Yadav snares hat-trick in Australia ODI
- September 21, 2017

He even claimed that the explosive opener takes pressure upon himself while facing him. Australian skipper Steve Smith partly blamed his side's loss in the truncated opening ODI to India having the advantage of bowling with two new balls but host spinner Yuzvendra Chahal shot back saying that had the result had gone the other way, there wouldn't have been much complaints. (more...)
Quake in Mexico causes heartache in Waterloo Region
- September 21, 2017

People ran down the road but stopped when they saw the unstable, moving road surface. Denise Derbez has a nephew staying near Puebla, the epicenter of the quake. Rescue workers in Mexico have been working relentlessly in the aftermath of Wednesday's devastating tremblor that struck on the anniversary of a far-larger 1985 natural disaster that killed thousands of people in the South American country. (more...)
Aaron Rodgers has amusing quote on never beating the Bengals Aaron Rodgers has amusing quote on never beating the Bengals
- September 21, 2017

That's especially good news given Randal Cobb's (chest) uncertainty for this week's matchup. Nelson left in the first quarter against Atlanta with a quadriceps injury. Considering the circumstances, it was a good night for Rodgers . They have trouble scoring points with an offense that's just not good. "I think that's a component of his greatness that I really appreciate". (more...)
Tammy Abraham agrees to play for Nigeria Tammy Abraham agrees to play for Nigeria
- September 21, 2017

Abraham has represented England at U18, U19 and U21 level. The forward registered 23 goals in the English championship last season while on loan to Bristol City from Chelsea and he has found the net twice this team for Swansea City while making a number of assists. (more...)
Arsene Wenger admits Manchester City beat Arsenal to Gareth Barry signing Arsene Wenger admits Manchester City beat Arsenal to Gareth Barry signing
- September 21, 2017

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits Alexandre Lacazette needs to toughen up. The former England global has been playing at the highest level since the age of 17, making his Villa debut towards the end of the 1997/1998 season and went on to play 365 games in 10 years for the Villans. (more...)
Eng vs WI: Second ODI washed out at Trent Bridge Eng vs WI: Second ODI washed out at Trent Bridge
- September 21, 2017

The rain never relented and, several hours later, the umpires abandoned the match. West Indies captain Jason Holder made a decision to put England in on a cloudy afternoon, with rain forecast for later in the day. England lead 1-0 in the five-match series, having won the first game at Old Trafford by seven wickets. Former captain, and England's current cricket director, Strauss nonetheless still wants further progress - so Eoin Morgan's men can put behind them the disappointment of ... (more...)
National Football League players want month dedicated to social activism National Football League players want month dedicated to social activism
- September 21, 2017

Yahoo Sports is reporting the players sent a 10-page memo to Goodell and NFL executive Troy Vincent in August asking for money, political involvement and other commitments from the league. "We need support, collaboration and partnerships to achieve our goal of strengthening the community". Sources familiar with the letter said it was written after Goodell spoke with players in August - including some who've participated in national anthem protests - about moving player activism into a ... (more...)
Champion Andre Ward announces retirement from boxing Champion Andre Ward announces retirement from boxing
- September 21, 2017

You've promoted me". You made me a champion, helped me to feed my family. I am forever grateful to you. "My goal has always been to walk away from this sport and retire from this sport and not have the sport retire me, and I have that opportunity today". (more...)
England women's coach Mark Sampson sacked after 'inappropriate behavior' England women's coach Mark Sampson sacked after 'inappropriate behavior'
- September 21, 2017

The probe, sparked by allegations made by more than one of his Bristol players, took almost a year to complete, and while Sampson was found fit to remain England's coach, he was ordered to undergo training on "professional boundaries appropriate to a coaching role". (more...)
Karim Benzema signs new Real Madrid deal with €1BILLION release clause Karim Benzema signs new Real Madrid deal with €1BILLION release clause
- September 21, 2017

Thus, it is nearly certain that Benzema will end his career at Santiago Bernabeu considering that in June 2021 Benzema would have been 33 years old. The improved terms will reportedly pay Benzema more than $9 million per season, and his release clause has been bumped to $1.2 billion, a figure essentially inserted to ward off PSG's Qatari owners and Arsenal (ha!). (more...)
Array BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ:ARRY)
- September 21, 2017

A number of other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of ARRY . Finally, BidaskClub raised Array BioPharma from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a report on Friday, August 25th. The percentage of shares being held by the company management was 0.3% while institutional stake was 0%. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. (more...)
Aaron Altherr leads Phillies past slumping Dodgers 7-5
- September 21, 2017

The Dodgers lead the Cleveland Indians by 1.5 games in the race for potential home-field advantage in the World Series, now that the All-Star Game no longer settles that. "His velocity is down a little, but he's getting near where he wants to be". Phillies' closer Hector Neris picked up his 23 save of the season in his third consecutive appearance against the Dodgers. (more...)
Arsenal management fear major Danny Welbeck setback Arsenal management fear major Danny Welbeck setback
- September 21, 2017

The club have now confirmed Welbeck will miss at least three weeks, per Sky Sports. SkySports report his groin injury will keep him out until after the worldwide break. Mathieu Debuchy "is coming back slowly", Wenger said, and was ruled out at least for the Doncaster game, as was Mesut Ozil, who is back training but "has a little inflammation of his knee". (more...)
Jake LaMotta, legendary 'Raging Bull' boxer, dies at 95 Jake LaMotta, legendary 'Raging Bull' boxer, dies at 95
- September 21, 2017

LaMotta, known to many only as the conflicted hero-antihero in " Raging Bull ", the movie based on his autobiography, was a busy fighter who posted an 83-19-4 record in his 14-year, 106-bout career. "I used to fight on the streets a lot", LaMotta told the New York Daily News in 2006. He would say, 'Hit me, don't worry, don't worry.' He was 55, but he was really tough. (more...)
Fernandinho closing in on new Manchester City contract Fernandinho closing in on new Manchester City contract
- September 21, 2017

Jose Mourinho's men are quoted at 4/7 (1.57 ) to succumb first, which is not a surprise given their run of challenging fixtures in the coming weeks. Ander Herrera has made City his verbal targets in a couple previous instances. The French midfielder limped off in the first half of Manchester United's Champions League opener against Basel last week after suffering a hamstring strain. (more...)