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Farnham rower is elated at her success in the Rio Paralympics Farnham rower is elated at her success in the Rio Paralympics
- September 19, 2016

In the men's 4x400m relay T53/54, China's Cui Yanfeng, Liu Yang, Li Huzhao and Liu Chengming clocked 3 minutes 3.12 seconds to eclipse their own previous world record of 3:04.77. Their lead of over a minute lasted for around 30km, but once the pair were caught, their efforts told - they too abandoned the race. Colleen Young (St. (more...)
Crystal Palace thrash Stoke to pile pressure on Mark Hughes Crystal Palace thrash Stoke to pile pressure on Mark Hughes
- September 19, 2016

More importantly, Mandanda has made a very good start to life at Palace with two encouraging performances in the Premier League and Pardew has now gone on to reveal that he has already been impressed by what he has seen of the goalkeeper so far. (more...)
Packers-Vikings: Views of the game Packers-Vikings: Views of the game
- September 19, 2016

This border battle rivalry has had its share of big moments through the years and now in the 112th meeting between the two teams, another huge one takes place in downtown Minneapolis. The truth is, there are 14 games to play after this one. Rodgers torched the Vikes to a passer rating of 138.7 the first time these teams met. Opening a brand new home in prime time against your biggest rival is a pretty big stage, and Minnesota needs to prepare themselves accordingly and not get wrapped up in ... (more...)
Harry Kane: Harry Kane: "I'll never lose my confidence in front of goal"
- September 19, 2016

The atmosphere was unbelievable, they deserved more from us. "But that is football - we need to learn from it and forget it". Kane would most likely have been rested anyway for the League Cup match against Gillingham on Wednesday but Spurs travel to CSKA Moscow in the Champions League next week, between Premier League games against Middlesbrough and Manchester City. (more...)
Wentz to start in Week 1 vs. Browns
- September 19, 2016

Jackson is believed to have wanted Jared Goff but once it became clear that the Los Angeles Rams would take the Cal product at No. 1 overall, Cleveland shifted gears and moved down, picking up three picks from the Eagles in this year's draft, along with a first-rounder in 2017 and their second-rounder in 2018. (more...)
Del Potro beats Murray in five-set Davis Cup epic
- September 19, 2016

Argentina was in sight of a first Davis Cup final since 2011 after taking a 2-0 lead over titleholder Britain yesterday thanks to singles wins by Juan Martín del Potro and Guido Pella in the semifinal. Meanwhile, captain Smith played tribute to the mercurial brothers, whose Davis Cup record together makes for impressive reading. And it did not disappoint, with Del Potro finally prevailing 6-4 5-7 6-7 (5/7) 6-3 6-4 after five hours and seven minutes to give Argentina a 1-0 lead in the ... (more...)
Hightower sits, Gronkowski limited as Pats prep for Dolphins
- September 19, 2016

The Jimmy Garoppolo experience has taken a bit of a turn for the New England Patriots . Garoppolo initially got up, before going down to one knee and being attended to by the training staff. New England's goal during the off-season, like most teams was to keep their team in 100 percent physical shape. He had four completions of over 10 yards on the opening drive, capping it with a 12-yard touchdown pass to Danny Amendola. (more...)
National Football League 2016 Week 2: Kansas City Chiefs @ Houston Texans Preview
- September 19, 2016

We'll get to that in a moment but this game has big stakes for the season, as well as echoes of previous year. Cairo Santos made three field goals in the fourth quarter to cut the lead to 19-12, but Houston recovered the onside kick with less than a minute left to seal the victory. (more...)
Nico Rosberg delivered his best-ever performance, says Toto Wolff Nico Rosberg delivered his best-ever performance, says Toto Wolff
- September 19, 2016

Daniel Ricciardo says he did "all he could" to land his first race victory of 2016 at the Singapore Grand Prix after falling agonisingly short at Marina Bay. Rosberg's third win on the trot puts him back in front in the driver's championship, but he very almost had to settle for second place after Ricciardo - moved to a three-stop strategy - came out 30 seconds behind with 16 laps to go and very almost hunted Rosberg down - he was less than half a second behind in second at the chequered flag. (more...)
Cilic beats Gasquet to send Croatia into Davis Cup final Cilic beats Gasquet to send Croatia into Davis Cup final
- September 19, 2016

Croatia and France were tied at 1-1 after Friday's singles in their Davis Cup semifinal clash in Zadar after Richard Gasquet and Marin Cilic both won their matches. The 17th-ranked Frenchman, whose previous match ended in a straight sets loss to Kyle Edmund in the first round at the U.S Open first round, said winning the second set tiebreak was the "key to the match". (more...)
Chiefs overcome 17-point deficit, beat Chargers 33-27 in OT
- September 18, 2016

The game ended with an option run to the right where Smith elected to keep the ball and take it in for the score, resulting in a 33-27 Chiefs win. For a good portion of Sunday, it looked as though the Chargers were going to blow out KC until Andy Reid's team seemed to wake up and answer the bell. (more...)
Kyle Larson posts fastest speed in final Sprint Cup practice Kyle Larson posts fastest speed in final Sprint Cup practice
- September 18, 2016

ET on NBCSN, and the XFINITY Series race Saturday at 3 p.m. ET on NBC. At Chicago , he has a 115.4 Driver Rating over his past five starts, leading all drivers with 97.1 percent of his laps turned inside the Top 15. Hamlin enters this Chase as the presumptive favorite in the eyes of many. "Given that we're within the same organization, same team, and have all the same stuff, it's on us as the 18 team", Busch said, "It's on us to be able to go out there and race and get the same or ... (more...)
Lonergan Out as George Washington Coach After Investigation Lonergan Out as George Washington Coach After Investigation
- September 18, 2016

Jackson understands the challenges FSU presentsWhat message is Penn State sending by honoring Paterno?Cubs setting up rot. Back in late-July, just before the start of the final open evaluation period of the summer, the Washington Post reported that some former George Washington basketball players accused Lonergan of verbally abusing them during practices . (more...)
Penn State details plan to mark Joe Paterno's debut; alums
- September 18, 2016

Zerbe was on the team when Paterno was sacked in November 2011, less than a week after former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky was arrested and charged with several counts of child sexual abuse. Paterno admitted in a 2011 grand jury proceeding that he knew Sandusky "was doing something with the youngster ... sexual in nature". The Temple defense sacked Penn State quarterback Christian Hackenberg 10 times, while Jahad Thomas racked up 135 rushing yards and two touchdowns to lead the Owls ... (more...)
Wawrinka seals spot in ATP World Tour Finals
- September 18, 2016

Wawrinka, who had handed Djokovic two of his biggest Grand Slam disappointments, including in the French Open final past year, said he expected his marathon tournament to be capped by an endurance test against the Serb. Later, Djokovic started limping and received more treatment. Stan Wawrinka has evened up the U.S. Open final against Novak Djokovic at a set apiece. (more...)
Bills concerns mount after getting off to 0-2 start
- September 18, 2016

The oversight could've come back to bite the Jets, if the Bills pulled off a desperate comeback in the final four minutes. "As long as we keep winning, I don't care if I have 1,000 touches". Will any of this change things for the Bills going forward? Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis got off to another tough start. In two games, off-season free-agent addition has combined for 52 carries for 196 yards and added seven catches for 68 yards. (more...)
Cavani hits 4 goals as PSG thrashes Caen 6-0 Cavani hits 4 goals as PSG thrashes Caen 6-0
- September 18, 2016

There was enough time for PSG to get a fourth goal on the stroke of halftime, as Cavani grabbed his fourth with a scuffed shot from close range. After he continued and he scored on all occasions. "Today I am very happy with the team and we will work for Tuesday's game with everyone. Our pressing was exceptional", said Cavani. Augustin, another substitute, set up Lucas to smash in the fifth goal and then found the target himself with 12 minutes remaining as Paris recorded their biggest ... (more...)
Neymar: Messi, Suarez & I Know How Each Other Think
- September 18, 2016

FC Barcelona did not leave anything to a weak Celtic Glasgow side who got demolished at Camp Nou . The Argentinian scored a record sixth European Cup hat-trick, while the Brazilian became the first player in Champions League history to provide four assists and score in a game, curling in the third goal from a free kick. (more...)
AC Milan Preparing Bid To Swap Carlos Bacca For Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas AC Milan Preparing Bid To Swap Carlos Bacca For Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas
- September 18, 2016

But I want this from a player, putting many doubts in my mind over choosing someone else. Speaking of the Brazilian's importance to his team, Conte said: "Last season Chelsea conceded 55 goals ". Oscar is a good player, great technique and can do both facets: both offensive and defensive. We all know Cesc, a great technical player. "He's an important player for Chelsea ". (more...)
Chun takes 2-shot lead after 2 rounds of Evian Championship
- September 18, 2016

But Ko, who won on the shores of Lake Geneva in 2015, her breakthrough major title, will need a whole lot to go her way if she's to be in contention in the final round on Monday morning (NZT). Park finished joint third in the US Women's Open this year and says she feels quite at home playing alongside the world's best. Over the first two rounds at Evian, her average driving distance is 15 yards longer than Lexi Thompson, one of the LPGA's longest hitters. (more...)
Iranian cyclist taken to hospital after crash in Paralympics
- September 18, 2016

He suffered a heart attack as he was being transferred to hospital and later died. Iran's NPC said in a statement: "Regretfully, I.R.IRAN NPC announces that Mr. 16, 2016. "Our hearts and prayers are with Bahman's family, his team-mates and all the people of Iran". "Our thoughts are with his family and friends, and the NPC of Iran to whom we offer our most honest condolences". (more...)
Liverpool beat Chelsea 2-1 in English Premier League
- September 18, 2016

Jordan Henderson's goal of the season contender against Chelsea on Friday inspired Liverpool to victory, but the captain claims it was "about time" he found the back of the net. Everyone who plays against Chelsea knows it's hard to play against them, they are really well organised, but we created the space and played in them. (more...)
Messi, Suarez and Neymar fire Barcelona to easy win at Leganes
- September 18, 2016

Leganes were punished moments later when Suarez showed great strength to burst down the right and his low cross was easily turned home by Messi. And Leganes got the reward their display merited 10 minutes from time when Gabriel Appelt Pires curled a sensational free-kick past the helpless Marc-Andre ter Stegen. (more...)
Russell throws 3 TD passes, No. 21 Baylor beats Rice Russell throws 3 TD passes, No. 21 Baylor beats Rice
- September 18, 2016

Given the results so far in 2016, the likelihood of a Rice win Friday is not high. If Rice is to get any type of sustainable offense going someone else is going to have to step up, especially against Baylor , which now boasts the best defense (statistically speaking) in the Big 12. (more...)
An and Jamieson make moves at weather-delayed Italian Open
- September 18, 2016

Nearly five hours were lost on Thursday at Golf Club Milano due to similar weather, with numerous early starters facing 36 holes on day two with only a short break between their first and second rounds. Paul Dunne and Paul McGinley were the only Irish players to get through 18 holes. Chris Paisley: "It feels great". "We need a real good day of weather tomorrow because there are a lot of guys with 27 holes, at least, left to play". (more...)