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Hugo Lloris tells Tottenham team-mates to not get carried away Hugo Lloris tells Tottenham team-mates to not get carried away
- October 15, 2016

Spurs dictated the pace and tempo of the game, and City conformed. He added: "As long as we keep the same mentality and spirit we can have ambition". Everything is possible. We try to be very aggressive at the start of the games. Tottenham haven't won the league title since the 1960-61 season, but with their current impressive start many are starting to believe they could soon be about to end their 55-year winless run. (more...)
Terry Gets Conte's Nod To Return For Chelsea Against Leicester
- October 15, 2016

Having lost all three away games this season, the question for Leicester is whether they can cope without the Frenchman when playing on the road, says Bower. Both sides are desperate for the points after mixed starts to the season. "We know the situation". The defeats to Chelsea's title rivals was followed by a comfortable victory over Hull City before the global break this week. (more...)
Gilmour, St. Louis and others weigh in on Matthews' debut
- October 15, 2016

After a wild scramble, the puck kicked out to Matthews and he made no mistake in burying it for his first career score. Frederick Andersen showed poor form, and Auston Matthews explosive debut had a disappointing finish. Richard Panik and Ryan Hartman scored for Chicago, which struggled in the second period. Chicago goaltender Corey Crawford turned aside 29 of 32 shots. (more...)
Crosby out with concussion; no timetable for return
- October 15, 2016

The right winger is a speedy forechecking machine who isn't afraid to mix it up with older, more experienced, and much bigger players on the ice. "He also dispelled any speculation that the concussion was a result of playing in the World Cup of Hockey and said he knows when it happened at Friday"¬ôs practice. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp must improve these 3 things at Liverpool in January Jurgen Klopp must improve these 3 things at Liverpool in January
- October 15, 2016

Liverpool were in brilliant form before the global break and Jurgen Klopp and Jordan Henderson were today awarded two Premier League awards. Jurgen Klopp voiced his concern about Liverpool's busy fixture schedule after a number of games were rearranged for December and January - and admits he expects to hear from Raymond Verheijen. (more...)
Cowboys list two players out, 10 listed as questionable Cowboys list two players out, 10 listed as questionable
- October 15, 2016

Packers WR Davante Adams has a touchdown in back-to-back contests. The Packers' run defense vs the Cowboys' rushing offense. An MRI then showed the injury, which caused Bryant to miss the last two games. Green Bay, which is in second place in the NFC North, will counter with the league's premier run defense. RB Eddie Lacy (left ankle) and CB Damarious Randall (groin) were also limited. (more...)
Liberty University Students Denounce Trump Liberty University Students Denounce Trump
- October 15, 2016

Reed's speech offered brief criticism of Trump's recently unearthed bragging about getting away with kissing and groping women without their consent, saying he did not "appreciate" the "offensive and inappropriate" comments. President Falwell has always made clear that his endorsement is a private one, and he has never attempted to speak for the university as a whole on the matter. (more...)
Pelicans' Davis sprains ankle, could miss opener
- October 14, 2016

According to multiple reports, it's a Grade 2 ankle sprain. His injury could sideline him for the Pelicans' season opener on October 26 against the Denver Nuggets. Davis' talent has never been in doubt, but injuries have been his downfall, as he's missed at least 14 games in each of his four National Basketball Association seasons, including 21 in 2015-16. (more...)
'Texas Tech vs. West Virginia
- October 14, 2016

The Texas Tech Red Raiders are feared for their pass heavy offense . In 2001, a penalty was instituted to prevent the tortillas from winding up on the field. (Yale held the record - which it set in 1887-88). Defensively, Texas Tech is allowing 38.6 points and 445 yards per game . Especially since the Red Raiders possess one of the most potent offenses in college football led by junior signal-caller Patrick Mahomes . (more...)
Giants clinch second wild card, complete sweep of Dodgers Giants clinch second wild card, complete sweep of Dodgers
- October 13, 2016

Baseball fans in San Francisco were handed signs that said "Thank You Vin" - in Giants orange and black - as they streamed into ATT Park Sunday. But two of Major League Baseball's best gave an emotional farewell Sunday: legendary Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully and Boston slugger David Ortiz. (more...)
Jim Harbaugh says Jabrill Peppers is a legitimate candidate for Heisman
- October 13, 2016

They were 0 for 17 on third down. On his first play, he opted to keep on a zone read and took the ball up the left sideline 63 yards before being taken down at the Rutgers four-yard line. It appeared he was timing the Rutgers snap and was in quarterback Chris Laviano's face instantly. Right now it's hard to see anyone on Washington's schedule beating the Huskies, but that's why they play the games. (more...)
Mickelson heads to Safeway, still riding high from Ryder Cup Mickelson heads to Safeway, still riding high from Ryder Cup
- October 13, 2016

Woods has not played a competitive tournament on the PGA Tour since August of previous year, with back injuries keeping him out of action. "What has happened to Tiger Woods is really the ideal storm of destruction for an athlete", Chamblee said on Golf Channel. (more...)
Sabres center Eichel hurts left leg in practice
- October 13, 2016

Eichel was unable to put any weight on his leg as teammates helped him off the ice. Teenage sensation Jack Eichel went down injured in practice the day before the beginning of the Buffalo Sabres' season. "It's one we are going to have to deal with, whatever the extent of the situation is". O'Reilly, the Sabres' captain, participated in his first full practice Wednesday since he experienced muscle spasms during his preseason debut last week. (more...)
Pakistan names Test team for first Test against West Indies Pakistan names Test team for first Test against West Indies
- October 13, 2016

The opener believes in order to be successful on a tour that has been disastrous to date the team must rally around the Trinidadian batsman. Hope noted the West Indies would have to bring their "A" if they wanted to make any significant impression on Pakistan. (more...)
Who should be the Cowboys quarterback: Tony Romo or Dak Prescott
- October 13, 2016

Still, a bad pass that doesn't go the other way is not, strictly speaking, a mistake. So was impressive Philadelphia Eagles rookie Carson Wentz. What experts are saying about Tony Romo-Dak Prescott debate: Ride rookie's hot hand or stay loyal to No. (more...)
Rosneft boss says no to output freeze or cut Rosneft boss says no to output freeze or cut
- October 13, 2016

At a meeting in Algiers last month, OPEC agreed to bring its output down to a maximum of 33 million barrels a day. "OPEC has abandoned its free-market policy set in train almost two years ago". December Brent crude oil futures were down 51 cents at US$52.63 (RM219) a barrel by 0915 GMT (5.15pm Malaysian time), below yesterday's one-year high at US$53.73, while United States futures fell 45 cents to US$50.90 a barrel. (more...)
Why singer says she knelt during national anthem at Kings game Why singer says she knelt during national anthem at Kings game
- October 13, 2016

Other players around the country have followed suit. This time, it wasn't someone listening to the anthem - it was the woman singing it. Specifically, she dropped down on the word "free". There is a deep system of institutionalized racism in America, from everyday discrimination to disproportionate incarceration of people of color to people losing their lives at the hands of the police simply for being black. (more...)
Cam Newton Injury: Updates on Panthers Star's Possible Concussion and Return Cam Newton Injury: Updates on Panthers Star's Possible Concussion and Return
- October 12, 2016

Wide receiver Julio Jones wrecked Carolina's defense to the tune of 300 yards and a touchdown. Panthers head coach Ron Rivera and his defensive assistants made one of the boneheaded miscalculations of the young 2016 season. -Ravens cornerback Maurice Canady left in the first quarter with a thigh injury and tight end Maxx Williams missed most of the second half after injuring a knee. (more...)
Manchester City draw with Celtic Manchester City draw with Celtic
- October 12, 2016

Dembele made it 3-2 with less than two minutes played of the second half before Nolito equalised again in the 55th minute. "It was a fantastic game for the spectators. City move into second place in Group C on four points behind Barcelona , who won 2-1 at Borussia Moenchengladbach. Rodgers' attitude to the result was overwhelmingly positive and he believes it will help with his squad's development while boosting the reputation of Scottish football. (more...)
Olympic leaders and anti-doping authorities vow to work together
- October 12, 2016

The IOC says it upheld WADA's role, after months of strained relations amid fallout from the agency's call to ban Russian Federation from the Rio de Janeiro Games because of state-backed doping. If WADA embraces its new role "100 percent... it would mean a substantial increase in financing", Bach said. " It is up to WADA to now discuss the implementation of these reforms, which ones are implemented, to which degree they are implemented and then to present a budget ", Bach told reporters ... (more...)
Rooney dropped from England's starting lineup for Slovenia Rooney dropped from England's starting lineup for Slovenia
- October 12, 2016

Southgate also claims that Rooney's influence off the field is vital to the England team. "Because of his experience and quality I would rather he would not start than he does start", said Katanec. And he played till he was 40. He had a lot of the ball and played with great tactical discipline. I'm sure that will happen with me. "Given the number of chances we created, I don't think we were far away from that". (more...)
Filling need, Lions sign veteran running back Justin Forsett Filling need, Lions sign veteran running back Justin Forsett
- October 12, 2016

After five weeks, the team ranks 23rd in yards per game and 19th (89.8) in yards per carry (3.9). The best year of his career, by far, was 2014, when Forsett replaced Ray Rice and amassed 1,266 rushing yards and eight touchdowns. Lions coach Jim Caldwell was an offensive assistant on that staff. He's only two years removed from a Pro Bowl season, however. Forsett played three games for the Baltimore Ravens this season, but he was cut last week after being a surprise healthy inactive ... (more...)
Sharapova returns to court in Las Vegas charity event Sharapova returns to court in Las Vegas charity event
- October 12, 2016

It came after her two-year ban for failing the drugs test was reduced to 15 months after an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). Following the reduction of her doping ban, Maria Sharapova is plotting her return to competitive action. (more...)
AD: LSU won't lose Nov. 19 home game to play at Florida
- October 12, 2016

There also are insurance policies in place to protect against disruptions in schedules. So the Tigers could theoretically travel to Gainesville that weekend, but Alleva asserted, "I'm not in favor of playing a game on that day unless Alabama also plays a game on that day". (more...)
49ers are starting Kaepernick on Sunday 49ers are starting Kaepernick on Sunday
- October 12, 2016

Only the upcoming game will show how the second act of Kaepernick will go, my guess is he will have one good week and then fall flat on his face the rest of the way which he does deserve. I guess the concerns about his health are real but he's not back up to his playing weight yet. According to Kelly, Kaepernick's response to the move was, " Let's go ". (more...)