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Penn State's Saquon Barkley honored for record performance Penn State's Saquon Barkley honored for record performance
- September 28, 2017

But the Nittany Lions have their own illustrious history at the position, so much so that there's never been a definitive answer to the question of who is the best running back in Penn State history. Because obviously, you know, here at Penn State , we're wearing black cleats every single day, every single game. IN coach Tom Allen said facing a back like Barkley is a big challenge. (more...)
Dallas Cowboys owner, players lock arms and kneel before national anthem
- September 28, 2017

Along with her singing, many also watched to see if Sparks would join other athletes, coaches and anthem singers in protesting after President Trump's remarks regarding National Football League players. The Cardinals stood arm-in-arm along the goal line with owner Michael Bidwell, his family and general manager Steve Keim. DeMarcus Lawrence has already posted more sacks in three games than anyone on the Dallas Cowboys had a year ago. (more...)
Shane Bond, Paul Collingwood given England coaching roles for Ashes series
- September 28, 2017

In a statement released by the England and Wales Cricket Board, it was confirmed that Bond will join England's ranks as a bowling coach for the first two Tests of the five match series, beginning on November 23 and December 2 respectively. (more...)
First Three Fights Announced For UFC 219 First Three Fights Announced For UFC 219
- September 28, 2017

Dominick Cruz , a former bantamweight champion, fights for the first time since dropping the title to Cody Garbrandt previous year, as he takes on Jimmie Rivera . Cruz, No. 2 in the latest USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA bantamweight rankings , dropped the 135-pound belt to Garbrandt at UFC 207 last December . (more...)
India vs Australia, Live Score, 4th ODI Match, Australia in India, 2017 India vs Australia, Live Score, 4th ODI Match, Australia in India, 2017
- September 28, 2017

The match is scheduled to start at 1:30 PM IST. The Australian team had arrived in the morning but skipped training. Kohli and team are on the top of their game and the Aussies will have to pull up their socks to open their account in the five-match series. (more...)
Critics say Trump too focused on National Football League amid Puerto Rico crisis Critics say Trump too focused on National Football League amid Puerto Rico crisis
- September 28, 2017

When asked why he hadn't devoted as much time over the weekend to the Puerto Rico disaster as to the football controversy, he had this to say: "To me the NFL situation is a very important situation". Trump said he also plans to stop in the U.S. Virgin Islands, which experienced extensive damage from the storm. Rubio warned that if aid doesn't get to Puerto Rico fast enough, "This could rapidly escalate", alluding to the nursing home patients who died in Florida following Hurricane ... (more...)
Vikings DE Everson Griffen: Lions OT Greg Robinson 'pretty lazy' Vikings DE Everson Griffen: Lions OT Greg Robinson 'pretty lazy'
- September 28, 2017

He said Robinson is "kind of lazy" and that leads to him getting beat repeatedly. I think the biggest thing is he just has to compete more . "I feel the rest of the offensive line, they do pretty well, but to me he's pretty lazy". But Griffen's fourth sack of the season on Sunday came in a role we could see the 29-year-old play a little more often this season. Griffen, one of six Vikings captains, has only faced Robinson once. (more...)
JaMychal Green, Grizzlies Not Close To Long-Term Deal JaMychal Green, Grizzlies Not Close To Long-Term Deal
- September 28, 2017

He has played 179 games in a three-year National Basketball Association career with the San Antonio Spurs and Grizzlies . Green , who is a restricted free agent has a one-year, $2.8 million qualifying offer on the table, which would render him an unrestricted free agent by next offseason. (more...)
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Francisco Giants Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Francisco Giants
- September 28, 2017

He's also allowed no less than three runs in his four starts this season against Arizona, which also doesn't give me much confidence. I just feel like right now I'm having success in being able to do what I want to do up there. "What can you continue to say about J.D.?" You can go out there and have some fun, you're a little more relaxed and talking to guys a little more, it was a good experience. (more...)
Matt Cain, always a Giant, to retire Saturday Matt Cain, always a Giant, to retire Saturday
- September 28, 2017

Although this doesn't completely close the door on Cain's career, he seems fairly adamant about moving on at this point in time, even holding a meeting with his teammates to discuss the decision. In 2010, Cain made three starts in the postseason, posting a 0.00 ERA in 21 1/3 innings as the Giants won their first crown since 1954, when the club was based in NY. (more...)
Offense reigns supreme, Jays lose 10-7 in Boston — Blue Jays notebook Offense reigns supreme, Jays lose 10-7 in Boston — Blue Jays notebook
- September 28, 2017

Tickets for high school and college students will again be available for $9, and the Kid Nation Program, a free program for those 14 and under, will continue to include a Red Sox ticket at no charge in 2018. "I feel like it was a success", Happ said of his late season surge. Sale came into Tuesday's game needing three strikeouts to achieve the milestone. (more...)
Antonio Conte praises Chelsea's "personality" after Atletico Madrid victory
- September 28, 2017

Hazard is aware that he could easily find himself on the bench if he fails to track back. Marcos Alonso epitomises the all-purpose position, a specialist wing back who's not only a capable defender, but also a chance creator, assister and, more recently, a goal-scorer. (more...)
Antonio Conte: 'Eden Hazard performance was amazing'
- September 28, 2017

We couldn't really play our game because our rival was better. Morata wasted a chance to strike again when he skipped towards goal unchallenged, scuffing the ball wide of Oblak's goal, but Belgian worldwide Batshuayi needed just one chance to grab a win that was as dramatic as it was deserved. (more...)
Crystal Palace, Brighton & Chelsea: Winners & Losers of Premier League Week 6 Crystal Palace, Brighton & Chelsea: Winners & Losers of Premier League Week 6
- September 28, 2017

They've smashed 17 goals so far and have conceded just the two, both in a 2-2 draw with Stoke. With Marouane Fellaini, Ander Herrera and Michael Carrick also strong options in the middle, United can claim to have their most potent midfield since Scholes and Roy Keane were patrolling the park together. (more...)
Francis Ngannou vs. Alistair Overeem Official for UFC 218 Francis Ngannou vs. Alistair Overeem Official for UFC 218
- September 28, 2017

Both sides have agreed to the fight, officials have told ESPN . That includes a July majority decision over Fabricio Werdum . Alistair Overeem has won two in a row, and six of his last seven fights. The Cameroonian fighter was supposed to face Junior dos Santos at UFC 215 in Edmonton earlier in September but his opponent was pulled from the fight after being flagged for a possible violation by USADA. (more...)
Alabama men's basketball staffer resigns after internal review Alabama men's basketball staffer resigns after internal review
- September 28, 2017

Crimson Tide athletic director Greg Byrne has performed an "internal review" of the men's basketball team. Amid a growing nationwide investigation into college basketball programs, the University of Alabama has announced the resignation of a top athletics administrator. (more...)
Steph Curry hated Sports Illustrated's Colin Kaepernick-less cover: 'That was terrible' Steph Curry hated Sports Illustrated's Colin Kaepernick-less cover: 'That was terrible'
- September 28, 2017

Curry became the centerpiece of this discussion after his decision not to attend the White House invitation was made known to the media during Friday's Media Day, which drew the uninvitation of a never extended future invitation by President Donald Trump . (more...)
Deshaun Watson donates first game check to Texans' cafeteria workers Deshaun Watson donates first game check to Texans' cafeteria workers
- September 28, 2017

Watson decided he wanted to give his first National Football League paycheck to the ladies who had lost cars and homes during Hurricane Harvey . Houston Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson didn't keep his first National Football League game check for himself. (more...)
Eden Hazard starts against Atletico Madrid Eden Hazard starts against Atletico Madrid
- September 28, 2017

He continued: "Many teams look for different things to give them the chance to win". - Atlético de Madrid (@Atleti) 26 settembre 2017 "Welcome home" is the slogan chosen by Atletico Madrid to announce the return of the Brazil-born striker who has been pushing to return to Atletico since last summer. (more...)
Koeman: Keane and Jagielka to miss Everton - Apollon Limassol Koeman: Keane and Jagielka to miss Everton - Apollon Limassol
- September 28, 2017

Everton host Apollon Limassol tomorrow in their second game of the group stage of the Europa League , looking to make amends for their very bad loss away at Atalanta on the first matchday. Despite not playing a single game for Everton this season, Seamus Coleman , Ross Barkley and James McCarthy were each included in Koeman's 27-man squad. (more...)
Hamstring fears for Real Madrid attacker Bale Hamstring fears for Real Madrid attacker Bale
- September 28, 2017

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has praised his team after they secured a crucial 3-1 win over Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday. Wales worldwide Bale has been whistled at and booed by his own fans this season, but has started to find form. (more...)
Egypt's Sisi Meets Netanyahu in NY Egypt's Sisi Meets Netanyahu in NY
- September 28, 2017

Several hours before meeting Netanyahu, Sisi met with Malcolm Hoenlein, a top official of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations. Both the Bahraini and Egyptian events adhere to the narrative often touted by Netanyahu that a significant regional shift is occurring - and that Arab nations are becoming more pragmatic in their approach toward relations with the Jewish state. (more...)
Champions League has lost some of its sparkle - Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger Champions League has lost some of its sparkle - Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger
- September 28, 2017

He will have to defend more maybe. Arsenal must build on their recent momentum with victory against West Bromwich Albion on Monday Night Football , says defender Hector Bellerin. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says striker Alexandre Lacazette has "similarities" to Ian Wright but still has to add more aggression to his game to really match the Gunners legend. (more...)
Robby Fabbri to Miss Entire 2017-18 Season After Re-Injuring Knee Robby Fabbri to Miss Entire 2017-18 Season After Re-Injuring Knee
- September 28, 2017

In his debut season of 2015-16, Fabbri tallied 18 goals and 19 assists while playing in 72 games. It wouldn't be surprising if they all made the Opening Night roster and stuck with the team until Alexander Steen (hand) returned from injury, and then the Blues will likely stick with just one. (more...)
Mark Cuban loans JJ Barea team plane for Puerto Rico relief effort Mark Cuban loans JJ Barea team plane for Puerto Rico relief effort
- September 28, 2017

It usually carries very tall men from city to city across the continental USA, but the Dallas Mavericks team plane made an important detour to Puerto Rico ahead of the team's first day of training camp Tuesday. Barea said they were able to fill up seven 18-wheelers with toiletries, food and water. The problem is getting private planes donated and airport slots to be able to fly into San Juan. (more...)
Juventus 1/8 to win against Olympiakos in Wednesday's Champions League clash Juventus 1/8 to win against Olympiakos in Wednesday's Champions League clash
- September 28, 2017

Higuain's direct running and goal-poacher's instincts proved too much for a tiring Olympiakos defence and he pounced on his own rebound to slot home the opening goal nine minutes after coming on. "Once this game is over, everyone will give credit to Allegri, the club, the President, etc". "I congratulate him and we are very happy, because we needed him and his goals". (more...)
North Korea asserts its right to shoot down USA bombers North Korea asserts its right to shoot down USA bombers
- September 28, 2017

Kang was in NY after accompanying President Moon Jae-in who attended the U.N. General Assembly last week. "However, last weekend, Trump claimed our leadership would not be around much longer", Ri said. Tensions have escalated nearly every day since then. Trump said: "If the United States is forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea". (more...)
Villanueva donating all proceeds from his jersey sales to military nonprofits Villanueva donating all proceeds from his jersey sales to military nonprofits
- September 28, 2017

This was after President Donald Trump called on National Football League owners to fire players who refused to stand for "The Star Spangled Banner ". except he wasn't acting in defiance at all. The team voted Saturday during a players-only meeting to stand off the field. Roethlisberger agreed, and Villanueva ventured too far out trying to gauge where the flag was. (more...)
More Reaction From Trump On NFL Players More Reaction From Trump On NFL Players
- September 28, 2017

I commend National Football League players and organizations for taking a stand right now for equality, for inclusion, for taking a stand against racism, bigotry, prejudice. They announced no one from their team will be visiting the White House , saying President Trump made it clear they're not invited. "It's always appropriate for the president of this country to promote our flag, to promote our national anthem, and ask people to respect it", she said. (more...)
Deadly and fiery crash closes southbound 605 Freeway in Santa Fe Springs Deadly and fiery crash closes southbound 605 Freeway in Santa Fe Springs
- September 28, 2017

Three people in a burning auto died at the scene of the crash, but officials didn't immediately know if the victims were all in the same vehicle. Authorities said Verduzco was traveling in a 2016 Chevrolet on the southbound 605 in the HOV lane at a high rate of speed when he rear-ended two cars - a 2014 Nissan and a 2010 Scion. (more...)