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Mookie Betts awaits word on ailing wrist after leaving Red Sox loss Mookie Betts awaits word on ailing wrist after leaving Red Sox loss
- September 27, 2017

Eduardo Nunez' knee injury flared back up, and he exited after a fifth-inning at-bat. Boston reduced its magic number to three with a win over the Cincinnati Reds and a loss by the rival New York Yankees on Sunday, and can wrap up the AL East title with a strong series against Toronto this week before potential playoff foes the Houston Astros arrive for the final weekend set. (more...)
Aerosmith cancels remainder of tour due to Steven Tyler's medical issues Aerosmith cancels remainder of tour due to Steven Tyler's medical issues
- September 27, 2017

Tyler, who had been touring South America with the band, flew back to the US last night. The band subsequently canceled the last four dates of the South American leg of its AeroVederci tour. The dates affected are Curitiba, Brazil on September 27, Santiago in Chile on September 30, Rosario in Argentina on October 3 and Monterrey, Mexico on October 7. (more...)
OPP searching for wanted male OPP searching for wanted male
- September 27, 2017

Monday and attempted to steal an all-terrain vehicle. The business owner spotted the man on his property, but he fled in a white Ford dually pickup truck. Moore is described as being white, six feet tall and weighing about 185 pounds with a medium build. Police say he is known to spend time in Huron, Perth, Bruce, Lambton and Wellington counties. (more...)
Tony Pulis livid at referee and Tony Pulis livid at referee and "cheating" Alexis Sanchez
- September 27, 2017

Pulis refused to talk about the decision claiming that "everyone has seen it and can make their minds up". The former Stoke City manager accused the Chile global of diving in the early stages of the match, and feels that referee Robert Madley should have booked him. (more...)
LeBron James to Make 'Business' Decision in Free Agency LeBron James to Make 'Business' Decision in Free Agency
- September 27, 2017

No one knows. But what we do know is that Lebron is all in for his team this year and is coming for another championship. LeBron James is so fed up with Donald Trump he's not even calling him by name. "I don't know, I had so many different emotions go through my head". I understand that this kid wanted to do best for his career, "he said. I don't ever cheat my teammates or cheat the fans or talk about free agency all year long because I'm not going to give energy to something I can handle ... (more...)
Lawrence Timmons reinstated, will play Sunday Lawrence Timmons reinstated, will play Sunday
- September 26, 2017

It remains to be seen if Timmons will start Sunday against the New Orleans Saints in London, but he'll definitely be active. Dolphins coach Adam Gase had indicated last week that Timmons could return. He was found by police the following morning preparing to depart on a flight bound for Pennsylvania. League rules allow teams to suspend players up to four games for conduct detrimental to the organization; Timmons is back in the fold in one-fourth that time. (more...)
Lone Steelers Player Who Stood During the National Anthem: 'I Feel Embarrassed' Lone Steelers Player Who Stood During the National Anthem: 'I Feel Embarrassed'
- September 26, 2017

And because of that I did not give them an opportunity to stand with me during the national anthem. Meanwhile, the protests continue in the wake of President Trump's weekend critique of players who kneel in protest over racial inequality during the national anthem. (more...)
Trent Richardson signs with Saskatchewan Roughriders Trent Richardson signs with Saskatchewan Roughriders
- September 26, 2017

The former star running back at the University of Alabama was signed by the Riders on Tuesday. Richardson set franchise rookie records for rushing yards (950), total offensive yards (1,317) rushing touchdowns (11) and points scored (72). (more...)
Giants co-owner 'very unhappy' with Beckham's TD celebration Giants co-owner 'very unhappy' with Beckham's TD celebration
- September 26, 2017

The move drew a 15-yard penalty, which was assessed on the ensuing kickoff. Mara has been a big supporter of Beckham in the past, saying during the offseason that he wished he "had another dozen players like him". "It's real simple", McAdoo said. It doesn't help our team. A CNN editor named A.J. Willingham wondered on the social media site if Beckham was responding to President Trump calling NFL players who protest during the national anthem "sons of bitches". (more...)
Von Miller: 'I killed the game' against Bills with unsportsmanlike penalty Von Miller: 'I killed the game' against Bills with unsportsmanlike penalty
- September 26, 2017

Taylor confirmed that he and Miller were laughing throughout the game. Out came the yellow handkerchief. Unsportsmanlike conduct penalties on Buffalo defenders Micah Hyde and Jerry Hughes aided Denver on its 79-yard drive. "I try to keep out any politics or social issues and just try to play ball". " We were actually laughing on the field ". I don't even talk to quarterbacks, I don't even do anything with quarterbacks. (more...)
Chiefs place kicker Santos on injured reserve Chiefs place kicker Santos on injured reserve
- September 26, 2017

The Panthers originally selected Butker in the seventh round of this year's NFL Draft out of Georgia Tech but he unfortunately did not win the starting job in Carolina. According to National Football League rules, Santos could return as early as six weeks from now as one of two players who is allowed to come back off the Injured Reserve list in a season. (more...)
President Trump Angering Members Of NFL, NBA President Trump Angering Members Of NFL, NBA
- September 26, 2017

Bryant questioned how could he possibly make America great again, Paul said that with whats going on in the country should the President be anxious about professional sports and Green wondered how he is running our country. Can we sit up here and say that I can look at myself in the mirror and say that I want the best for the American people? You're saying the focus has long since moved on. (more...)
Bill Russell Takes Knee With Presidential Medal of Freedom Bill Russell Takes Knee With Presidential Medal of Freedom
- September 26, 2017

Update: Bleacher Report's Howard Beck says the National Basketball Association confirmed this account is indeed Boston Celtics great Bill Russell . North Korea wants Iran-type nuclear deal Dems fear lasting damage from Clinton-Sanders fight Iran's president warns U.S. will pay "high cost" if Trump ditches nuclear deal MORE awarded it to him in 2011. (more...)
Terps QB Kasim Hill Out For Season With Torn ACL Terps QB Kasim Hill Out For Season With Torn ACL
- September 26, 2017

This is a devastating turn of event for the Terps, who had already lost Week 1 starter Tyrell Pigrome to a torn ACL in the opener against Texas . "I really feel for Kasim", said Maryland head coach DJ Durkin. With Hill now out, Maryland is now without is top two quarterbacks. "It kind of took the wind out of our sails", Durkin said. Max is a tough kid. (more...)
Teddy Bridgewater could be ready to practice soon Teddy Bridgewater could be ready to practice soon
- September 26, 2017

At some point, however, necessity may supersede caution. That year, he completed 65.3 percent of his passes for 3,231 yards, 14 touchdowns, and nine interceptions. In other words, there is no guarantee that Bridgewater will start as soon as he is ready to return, but the signs are good that he'll at least be able to practice quite soon. (more...)
Vikings make jump in Week 4 National Football League power rankings
- September 26, 2017

The Buccaneers will be playing without three prominent names on the defensive side. The Vikings are one of only five teams yet to throw an interception, and have given up the second-fewest sacks - just three. "Yeah, well, it was Pat [Shurmur]", coach Mike Zimmer said. And it was executed quite well. They also managed to go the distance on the very next possession, marching 75 yards down the field before Winston chucked a handsome, 25-yard deep pass to DeSean Jackson to score. (more...)
Dutch tourist bus robbed an hour after landing in South Africa Dutch tourist bus robbed an hour after landing in South Africa
- September 26, 2017

The Telegraaf has described the tourists' "hell" at the hands of the robbers‚ who forced the bus to a stop before making their way into the vehicle and assaulting some of the tourists. "More has been done.in preventing and combatting criminal activities at the airport", said police minister Fikile Mbalula . "They've gone back home and some of them have promised that maybe after a year they will come back and so on". (more...)
Auburn Basketball: How is Chuck Person involved in FBI investigation?
- September 26, 2017

Joon Kim, the acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of NY, said Tuesday morning that the covert nature of the investigation means the NCAA wasn't aware of the situation until the FBI's announcement Tuesday morning. He is one of 10 individuals charged in federal court in Manhattan, including assistant coaches at Arizona, the University of Southern California and Oklahoma. (more...)
Trump begins the morning by slamming the NFL again
- September 26, 2017

Trump's comments led to plenty of discussion on the National Football League pregame shows on Sunday and continues to be heavily covered on not just the sports networks, but the news networks as well. With one more game to go Monday night, already more than 200 players chose to protest. Before the massive American flag was unfurled, the whole team, along with owner Jerry Jones , kneeled on the field. (more...)
CBS, Fox Will Air National Anthem Live Ahead of NFL Games Sunday CBS, Fox Will Air National Anthem Live Ahead of NFL Games Sunday
- September 26, 2017

But he's generally right that the TV audience size for professional football is off this year. Trump's take was doubly untrue: The NFL's ratings may be sagging , but they're not "way down". The president may have his theories, but explaining why ratings are down isn't simple. Hunt is also leading the league in rushing yards per game with 133.7 yards. (more...)
Mark Cuban Warns Trump of 'Blowback' for 'Condemning' a Sport Mark Cuban Warns Trump of 'Blowback' for 'Condemning' a Sport
- September 26, 2017

Meanwhile, Curry told reporters on Friday that he didn't want to attend the Golden State Warriors celebratory trip to the White House. "That's a situation that he's got to take care of", coach Rick Carlisle said. This only fueled a number of National Basketball Association players to take their opinions to Twitter including Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul and Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James calling the president a "bum ." . (more...)
Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva "embarrassed" after solo stance
- September 26, 2017

This Sunday, as has been widely reported , the Tennessee Titans and the Seattle Seahawks both chose to remain in their respective locker rooms during the playing of the National Anthem at Nissan Stadium. Soldier Field was the site of one such demonstration last September , when members of the Philadelphia Eagles raised their fists in the air during the anthem ahead of their game against the Bears. (more...)
Arsenal 2 West Brom 0: Tony Pulis accuses Alexis Sanchez of 'cheating' Arsenal 2 West Brom 0: Tony Pulis accuses Alexis Sanchez of 'cheating'
- September 26, 2017

Wenger is frustrated by the way the Premier League fixture planners give in to the demands of television broadcasters without considering the effect it has on players. With Ozil set to return to the Arsenal squad for the visit of West Bromwich Albion , fans will be hoping the German midfielder can show a return to top form as Arsene Wenger's men look to close the gap on the current front-runners. (more...)
Mesut Ozil Wants To Leave Arsenal For Another Premier League Club Mesut Ozil Wants To Leave Arsenal For Another Premier League Club
- September 26, 2017

Mesut Ozil to Manchester United is the big, juicy transfer rumor making the rounds today. And according to the Mirror's John Richardson , Ozil's advisors have made initial enquiries over a potential move to Old Trafford next summer. (more...)
Steelers' coach Mike Tomlin called Steelers' coach Mike Tomlin called "no good n****r" by fire chief
- September 26, 2017

TribLive.com reports that Cecil Township Volunteer Fire Department No. 2 chief Paul Smith posted the comment in response to the Steelers' decision not to take the field for the national anthem. "We're chasing something special in 2017, and we're not going to play politics", Tomlin said Sunday . If none of the Pittsburgh players were on the field, then those who wanted to kneel would not face the scrutiny and hatred harbored by those like Smith, particularly since there of course were ... (more...)
All is fair in politics and sports All is fair in politics and sports
- September 26, 2017

He rambled along in typical fashion, delivering his greatest hits of lies and threats. And when the shouting is over, North Korea is no closer to containing its nuclear weapons. Instead, he likes the idea that politics is a zero-sum culture war - one that's largely, though not entirely, about race - and he's willing to push those levers however hard he needs to in order to make sure they dominate the public debate, even if doing so pushes him at times to unpopular, ridiculous, or untenable ... (more...)
Alvaro Morata on Chelsea's 'message' to the Premier League following Stoke victory Alvaro Morata on Chelsea's 'message' to the Premier League following Stoke victory
- September 26, 2017

A Chelsea statement on Thursday said that they had agreed terms with the La Liga side for the transfer of Costa, with Spanish newspaper El Mundo saying the fee would be 55 million euros ($65.9 million). "Now it is very important to prepare". They have an nearly telepathic understanding with one another, with "Dave" as he is popularly known at Chelsea creating both Morata's goals . (more...)
Virat Kohli happy with options ahead of 2019 World Cup Virat Kohli happy with options ahead of 2019 World Cup
- September 26, 2017

He had a chance to pick his third wicket but Rohit had dropped Travis Head (39) in the first slip in the seventh over. In his place Hilton Cartwright has managed to score just 1 run in both innings. The Indian captain brought his 45th ODI fifty in the 22nd over and few deliveries later, Rahane completed his own half-century before an indecision in running costed his wicket. (more...)
Leeds United star poised for Cardiff City return Leeds United star poised for Cardiff City return
- September 26, 2017

Like Leeds , Cardiff have been impressive this season, with Warnock's side already overcoming a number of testing fixtures. He said: "I don't look further than one or two games". With eyes on promotion they will be looking to remain top of the league going into the global break next week. However, the German forward still played a key role in Leeds United's win at the weekend, and he hopes to do likewise when they take on Cardiff City on Tuesday evening. (more...)
Louisville Included In NCAA Indictment
- September 26, 2017

A school referred to only as "University 7" in the indictment, which appears to be Miami, is accused of arranging for a basketball recruit to receive $150,000 from Adidas in exchange for a commitment to the school. Richardson is facing charges of conspiracy to commit bribery, solicitation of bribes by an agent of a federally funded organization, conspiracy to commit honest services fraud, wire fraud conspiracy and travel act conspiracy. (more...)