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Antonio Conte sticking with Chelsea's 3-4-3 system against Southampton Antonio Conte sticking with Chelsea's 3-4-3 system against Southampton
- October 29, 2016

Per the Sun's Tom Sheen , he said: "Now there are five teams very close, but we shouldn't look at the table". I'm satisfied (with) him, (with) the team. I always take the best decision for the team and never for an individual player'. He says it will be a "good test" for his team. "I think we found a good balance and also we have a good offensive situation, because in every game we scored a goal". (more...)
Rooney wanted back at Everton by Koeman Rooney wanted back at Everton by Koeman
- October 29, 2016

Rooney's future at United has been thrown into doubt in recent weeks after he lost his place in manager Jose Mourinho's starting line-up, with reports emerging in recent days suggesting the England skipper has been told to leave Old Trafford if he wants regular football. (more...)
After plenty of speculation, Big 12 decides against conference expansion
- October 29, 2016

We're committed to the Big 12 Conference. The unanimous decision by the 10 presidents and chancellors was the status quo. In 10 years, the college football landscape as we know it could change anyhow, regardless of who pulls the trigger. "It would be a mistake to say this is an active agenda", Boren said. In presentations to the Big 12, CSU officials played up the school's growing enrollment of more than 32,000 students, academic reputation, financial commitment to athletics and location ... (more...)
Toronto, Los Angeles win to reach last 8 of MLS playoffs Toronto, Los Angeles win to reach last 8 of MLS playoffs
- October 29, 2016

The goal was the first playoff goal in TFC history, as the team was shut out, 3-0, in its first postseason match a year ago against the Montreal Impact. When Toronto FC made history in the past, it was usually all bad. In the 85th, Kyle Beckerman had an open header hit the crossbar. TFC doubled their lead in the 48th minute thanks to some nightmarish set-piece defending by the Union. (more...)
(Image) Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho appear to be best friends again
- October 29, 2016

Guardiola still ended that campaign by leading Barca to a treble of La Liga, the Copa Del Rey and the Champions League . Asked last week if the downturn in results has caused him to think about a change in style, Guardiola responded: "I think about that, yes". (more...)
Kuznetsova cuts her hair to beat Radwanska
- October 29, 2016

The second day of the 2016 WTA Finals produced a thrilling two hour and 48 minute White Group round robin clash between Svetlana Kuznetsova and Agnieszka Radwanka, with the former winning 7-5, 1-6, 7-5. It was just one dramatic moment in a three-hour match in which Kuznetsova recovered from 4-1 down to take the first set, saved a match point in the third and was tearful at a changeover before prevailing. (more...)
Cubs' clinched most-viewed LCS game on TV since 2010 Cubs' clinched most-viewed LCS game on TV since 2010
- October 28, 2016

It was a hard-fought six games by the Los Angeles Dodgers, but they were bested by a Cubs team that has been touted as baseball's best since Spring Training. "And I just said, "Who cares, you know?' We've got one out and the guy on the mound throws 100". Chicago won the NLCS over Los Angeles four games to two. (more...)
Davis: Raiders stay 2 years despite Vegas plan
- October 28, 2016

The newspaper, the Las Vegas Sands Casino Corp., multiple casinos (the Venetian in Vegas is his most well-known property) and multiple estates are all under his control, and this stadium would be the crown jewel. "If we take the visitor component out of our economic impact model, it is negative", said economic analyst Jeremy Aguero, who helped develop the deal. (more...)
Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman Dresses As Harry Potter - And It's Awesome Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman Dresses As Harry Potter - And It's Awesome
- October 28, 2016

Seattle's ineptitude on offense resulted in nine punts on its 13 possessions. The Seahawks' defense was on the field for more than 46 minutes, but gave up only six points in the 6-6 tie. Sherman said it was his son's idea to dress up. Sherman gave a few examples in his column, including one about Goodell. NOTES: Seattle is still unsure who will start at left tackle. (more...)
Major League Baseball commish wants to meet with Cleveland Indians about Chief Wahoo logo Major League Baseball commish wants to meet with Cleveland Indians about Chief Wahoo logo
- October 28, 2016

That's always been the sentiment in Cleveland, which is why the logo persists after more than three decades of Native American protest. Manfred said whether an agreement is reached during this year's Series "depends on how long the World Series goes". (more...)
Cubs awaken, top Indians to even Series at 1 Cubs awaken, top Indians to even Series at 1
- October 28, 2016

But if you've been following along, you might have forgotten about something else that exists in Chicago: the White Sox. One reason for the bigger audience may be the buzz surrounding this year's World Series, caused by the Cubs and Indians having two of the longest championship droughts in baseball. (more...)
Clay Matthews making progress with hamstring Clay Matthews making progress with hamstring
- October 28, 2016

Veteran Sam Shields is on injured reserve after not playing since the September 11 season opener, when he suffered a concussion. WTMJ Packers analyst Larry McCarren says the Packers' part of that equation will probably have to involve more of the short-passing game that worked so well in the second half against the Chicago Bears last Thursday. (more...)
Bills to Patriots: We're not going to let you push us around
- October 28, 2016

Backup Jimmy Garoppolo was still inactive with a shoulder injury. I wouldn't be a good coach. In recent weeks, Brady's return has the Patriots again cruising on offense. and, actually, PFF recently named the Patriots' signal-caller as the best quarterback in the National Football League against pressure so far this season. (more...)
De Bruyne: No reason Man City can not get better of Barcelona
- October 27, 2016

However, Guardiola has responded to the speculation and dismissed any talk of either player leaving the Etihad Stadium any time soon. "Ah, you would like that, huh?" The lure of playing for Guardiola was one of the reasons the Germany worldwide chose to move to the Premier League, and he is loving life in Manchester. (more...)
Pierre, UFC make peace; but no fight yet Pierre, UFC make peace; but no fight yet
- October 27, 2016

A light heavyweight title fight between Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson is now scheduled to headline UFC 206 at Air Canada Centre. However, the president of the Federation of MMA Dana White has quickly denied the rumors, saying to ESPN that the fight "will not take place". (more...)
James has triple-double as Cavs rout Knicks 117-88 in opener
- October 27, 2016

And if LeBron plays like he did on Tuesday - and, yes, like he did in the Finals - the Warriors might not stand a chance. The obvious game to look at was out west, where the San Antonio Spurs stunned the Warriors 129-100, behind a career high 35 points from Kawhi Leonard . (more...)
Mourinho accused Conte of humiliating United Mourinho accused Conte of humiliating United
- October 27, 2016

A swashbuckling display - despite a nervy debut for Claudio Bravo - saw City run out 2-1 victors at Old Trafford when the sides met last month, with the upcoming EFL Cup encounter offering both the chance to get things back on track. It's a bad feeling in the Premier League. City are also in the midst of a hard period, with Guardiola's side on a five-game run without a win after 10 successive victories at the start of his tenure, although they remain top of the Premier League on goal ... (more...)
Redskins RB Matt Jones misses practice with knee injury Redskins RB Matt Jones misses practice with knee injury
- October 27, 2016

Williams left Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions with a knee injury and was scheduled to get a MRI on the issue. The most obvious one was the illegal formation penalty that he drew on what was the Redskins go ahead drive with just over a minute to play. (more...)
WTA Finals: Kerber made to fight for opening win
- October 26, 2016

A finalist at the end-of-season championship two years ago, Halep was brimming with confidence ahead of her clash with Kerber but found the lefthander too good on Singapore's slow indoor hardcourts. The competition is the most prestigious event on the women's professional tour after the four Grand Slams - the Australian, French and US Opens, and Wimbledon . (more...)
Michigan State failing in the 4th quarter during 5-game skid Michigan State failing in the 4th quarter during 5-game skid
- October 26, 2016

Can we win? Yeah, I firmly believe that. Michigan's Kenny Allen made two field goals from 23 and 27 yards after missing his previous three attempts. Will's a good player, a tough player to be out. I was impressed with the way he was able to move the ball in the pocket when he was able to break contain and run with the football. (more...)
Svetlana Kuznetsova cuts off ponytail DURING WTA Finals victory over Agnieszka Radwanska
- October 26, 2016

In the second White Group tie of the day, Czech Karolina Pliskova outlasted Spain's French Open champion Garbine Muguruza 6-2 6-7 (4) 7-5 in another marathon match that finished at 1:21 am (local time) in Singapore . Somehow she managed to regain her composure but Radwanska broke her serve in the ninth game to lead 5-4 and served for the match, wasting a match point before being broken back. (more...)
Oilers blank Jets at Heritage Classic
- October 26, 2016

The Oilers took complete control when rookie Patrik Laine was poke checked coming out of his own end, and the puck eventually found it's way to Zack Kassian who buried it past Hellebuyck with just 2:44 remaining in the period. Oilers captain Connor McDavid who was held to one assist on the night, said he was happy to experience the spectacle of playing in an outdoor game. (more...)
Wilshere Hits Back At Claims He Has No Arsenal Future Wilshere Hits Back At Claims He Has No Arsenal Future
- October 26, 2016

Former Dean Court midfielder Redknapp claimed he saw no future for Wilshere at the Emirates Stadium and that the 24-year-old would "realise he has got to get away from Arsenal ". Jack Wilshere admits he needed to get out of his Arsenal "comfort zone". But improvements will come with time and, with Gareth Southgate watching on here, the player is entitled to feel he can eventually force his way back into the national setup, although he is reluctant to say as much: "I have got to concentrate ... (more...)
Allen's TD helps No. 1 Alabama overpower No. 6 Aggies, 33-14 Allen's TD helps No. 1 Alabama overpower No. 6 Aggies, 33-14
- October 26, 2016

The ball was stripped from Aggies RB Keith Ford, and DE Jonathan Allen picked it up and ran 30 yards for a touchdown - his second score of the season. The Crimson Tide lead the SEC in sacks with 27 and it isn't a close race. Defensive back Ronnie Harrison followed in a tie with Allen at six tackles. (more...)
How close are the Browns to the 2017 No. 1 overall pick? How close are the Browns to the 2017 No. 1 overall pick?
- October 26, 2016

It looks as though the Browns are going for round two, no pun intended. If the answer to that last question is more than a year or two away, than the Browns owe Thomas a trade so that he can actually have a chance to compete during the prime of his career. (more...)