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Divided we stand after NRL final (but I'm gloating) Divided we stand after NRL final (but I'm gloating)
- October 02, 2017

The Storm have the best back three in the NRL when it comes to running the ball back from kicks. Melbourne Storm were crowned NRL champions following a dominant 34-6 victory over the North Queensland Cowboys on Sunday. 'I'd just like to finish off by thanking one more person. and that's my wife, ' Slater said as he got choked up. 'I can't look at him how you may look at him or how everyone else does because at the end of the day he's my husband and father of our two children, ' she ... (more...)
Antonio Conte sends honest message to Chelsea fans about Tiemoue Bakayoko Antonio Conte sends honest message to Chelsea fans about Tiemoue Bakayoko
- October 02, 2017

Pep Guardiola's men are yet to lose this season but a win for Chelsea would see the Blues go level with City on 16 points after seven matches. The French midfielder joined the west London side from Monaco in the summer transfer window and has been working his way back to full fitness after missing the first few games of the season with a knee injury. (more...)
Scherzer hurt, NL East champ Nationals lose to Pirates 4-1 Scherzer hurt, NL East champ Nationals lose to Pirates 4-1
- October 02, 2017

We're still trying to get all the doctors to take a look at this and make sure that we have the absolute correct diagnosis. "But we have a really, really good idea of what we've got here". Scherzer said the injury is "nothing major" and that he's already able to do some running. Two batters later, Moroff got the game-winning triple. Former Washington reliever Felipe Rivero pitched the ninth for the Pirates to get his 21st save. (more...)
Raiders Staffers Cover Marshawn Lynch As He Sits During National Anthem Raiders Staffers Cover Marshawn Lynch As He Sits During National Anthem
- October 02, 2017

He arrived at Sports Authority Field wearing a shirt with these words on the front: "Everybody vs. Trump". Lynch has consistently sat during the national anthem instead of kneeling. As of 5:45 p.m. ET on Sunday, Trump has not responded to Lynch's shirt. If his approval rating isn't registering and Donald Trump needs help determining who is not on his side of history these days, he can look for answers in Marshawn Lynch's wardrobe. (more...)
Bad for Real Madrid: Eden Hazard to out-earn Paul Pogba Bad for Real Madrid: Eden Hazard to out-earn Paul Pogba
- October 02, 2017

You need a bit of time to adapt but I'm pleased for him as he's playing very well and scoring. "I think this competition is very important for him and for the team". Conte hinted he was considering fielding the same team as in Madrid after a confidence-boosting result, but there is one enforced change. Conte described David Luiz's absence as a major blow for Chelsea but said he is confident in Andreas Christensen's ability. (more...)
Romelu Lukaku equals Manchester United record with goal vs Crystal Palace Romelu Lukaku equals Manchester United record with goal vs Crystal Palace
- October 02, 2017

Speaking after the game, Mourinho talked about Lukaku's record at Old Trafford. Lukaku looks a major upgrade for Jose Mourinho's side, and has 11 in 10 in all competitions so far. "The big test will be in the big games". "So Lukaku is not just about the goals he scores, he is about the way he plays and allows other people with different qualities than him to have conditions to shine and perform". (more...)
Premier League goals and highlights Premier League goals and highlights
- October 02, 2017

The Premier League's top strikers were on point once again during Saturday's Week 7 action, as both Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku contributed to wins for Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United , respectively. He told the paper: "If the vote goes against the big six - and it nearly certainly will - then watch this space". The other 14 clubs have been resisting these moves, in an effort to hold on to their equal share of the money. (more...)
Darlington Nagbe named to US Men's National Team for World Cup qualifiers Darlington Nagbe named to US Men's National Team for World Cup qualifiers
- October 02, 2017

Portland Timbers midfielder Darlington Nagbe has been named to the U.S. Men's National Team for upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Panama and Trinidad and Tobago . Roldan, who was called up for September's qualifiers, is among the likely candidates to replace Zardes if Arena elects to make a change. The USA now sits in fourth place in Final Round Qualifying, one point behind third-place Panama . (more...)
Yankees To 'Significantly Expand' Protective Netting Around Stadium, Team Says Yankees To 'Significantly Expand' Protective Netting Around Stadium, Team Says
- October 02, 2017

While the current protective netting meets MLB requirements, the additional netting planned for the 2018 season will exceed current guidelines established by the Office of the Commissioner of Major League Baseball, the Yankees said. That incident prompted multiple teams, including the Reds and Mariners, to immediately announce they were expanding the protective netting at their home stadiums. (more...)
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte bemoans Kevin De Bruyne departure
- October 02, 2017

But the 26-year-old's priority is clear. But Lampard says it was the best decision for all parties when he left Chelsea so he could gain first-team football. "You always wonder about development". Kevin has gone away and made himself a world class player in my opinion. He has shown nothing but quality so far this season and, along with David Silva, has orchestrated the Manchester City attack that has yielded 22 league goals already. (more...)
Are Analysts Bearish Acorda Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ACOR) After Last Week?
- October 02, 2017

The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, December 8 by CLSA. As per Wednesday, August 9, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, September 1 by Aegis Capital. William Blair initiated Crane Co. DA Davidson initiated the shares of BKCC in report on Wednesday, September 30 with "Buy" rating. The stock has "Hold" rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, July 4. (more...)
Pogba's hamstring injury is 'long-term', admits Mourinho Pogba's hamstring injury is 'long-term', admits Mourinho
- October 02, 2017

I can not, professionally speaking, say do this or do that, You know. The Manchester United boss was asked by journalists for an assessment of Lukaku's United career so far, which has already yielded 10 goals in just nine games following his summer move from Everton . (more...)
Atlanta Falcons vs Buffalo Bills Atlanta Falcons vs Buffalo Bills
- October 01, 2017

The Falcons had to play without its two best wide receivers, Julio Jones and Mohamed Sanu , in the second half. Defensive tackle Jack Crawford also suffered a bicep injury against the Bills , further depleting the Falcons' defensive line rotation. (more...)
Dalton throws 4 TD passes, Bengals blow out Browns 31-7 Dalton throws 4 TD passes, Bengals blow out Browns 31-7
- October 01, 2017

They were also missing starting outside linebacker Jamie Collins (concussion) and massive tackle Danny Shelton (calf). Cleveland backup linebacker Dominique Alexander suffered a knee injury covering a punt after the Browns went three-and-out on the first series of Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals . (more...)
Warriors abstain from protesting before preseason opener Warriors abstain from protesting before preseason opener
- October 01, 2017

Outside of regression or injury, we know Durant's baseline. "We talked about how we've done enough and how we're going about things a certain way". So he was able to make a stand within the rules. That policy did not stop LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliersfrom making it abundantly clear that they are unwilling to hear the president out, tweeting last week that the commander-in-chief is a "bum" and noting that Curry told him that he did not intend to visit the White House anyway. (more...)
Oregon QB Herbert suffers broken left collarbone Oregon QB Herbert suffers broken left collarbone
- October 01, 2017

The exact nature of the injury was unclear, but it appeared to be a shoulder. He had thrown a touchdown pass as OR built a 17-0 lead against the Golden Bears. added 55 yards and a touchdown. The Ducks' receiving end is one of the strongest in the nation as six receivers had multiple receptions last week, with Dillon Mitchell leading the unit with five catches for 61 yards, including Oregon's first-quarter touchdown. (more...)
Julio Jones questionable to return vs. Bills with a hip injury
- October 01, 2017

Jones has not yet found the end zone this season after leading the National Football League in yards per game last season. The injury took place in the second quarter of the game with the Falcons trailing the Bills 7-3. Minutes after Jones left the field, the Falcons announced Jones had a hip injury and his return to the Buffalo game was questionable. However, if Jones is forced to miss any games, the Falcons will need Sanu to return healthy to replace him. (more...)
High-scoring Napoli beats Cagliari 3-0 to stay flawless High-scoring Napoli beats Cagliari 3-0 to stay flawless
- October 01, 2017

Mertens earned a penalty and converted the spot kick to double the advantage before the break and Koulibaly added another two minutes into the second half from within the box after a free kick was floated in. Coach Maurizio Sarri's side was two points above Inter Milan after the Nerazzurri won 2-1 at last-place Benevento. Marco D'Alessandro got one back just before the break and missed a chance for an equaliser. (more...)
AP Top 25: Alabama Tops Poll; UCF in at No. 25 AP Top 25: Alabama Tops Poll; UCF in at No. 25
- October 01, 2017

Stock up: Georgia. The Bulldogs continue to impress the voters with another SEC romp at Tennessee. They climb two spots to No. 6, vaulting idle MI. Stock down: Southern "California". Washington State 12. Auburn Tigers 13. The action among ranked teams started on Friday night, as No. 14 Miami crushed Duke and No. 16 Washington State upset No. (more...)
Ravens fans boo their team for kneeling prior to national anthem Ravens fans boo their team for kneeling prior to national anthem
- October 01, 2017

After the Ravens linked arms and some players knelt during the national anthem in Week 3, fans have been showing their displeasure all week since on social media. All teams stood for the anthem. It's a little jarring to hear fans booing a show of unity before the anthem even started, especially when the players stood and honored the flag during the anthem, but everyone is entitled to their own opinions. (more...)
Former Red Wings broadcaster Dave Strader dies of cancer at 62 Former Red Wings broadcaster Dave Strader dies of cancer at 62
- October 01, 2017

The Hockey Hall of Fame will honor Strader at a ceremony in November. After joining the Stars in the 2015-16 season, Starder was limited to calling just five games a year ago after his cholangiocarcinoma diagnosis. Strader was play-by-play voice of the Red Wings from 1985-1996, forming a popular duo with Mickey Redmond on WKBD and PASS Sports. Stars president and CEO Jim Lites says Strader's "voice is synonymous with hockey to fans all over the globe and he built a connection for so many ... (more...)
Three Dolphins kneel during anthem, stand during God Save the Queen Three Dolphins kneel during anthem, stand during God Save the Queen
- October 01, 2017

We will get a peek on Sunday . Are the Dolphins exhausted of travel? Miami is 1-1 due to their Week 1 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers being moved in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Safety Michael Thomas has knelt in the past and did so again this time . "Powerful. They're doing a good job spacing guys out where he's got creases to run in", Lions coach Jim Caldwell said. (more...)
Barcelona beat Las Palmas in empty Camp Nou
- October 01, 2017

The Catalonian referendum had sparked violence on the streets of Barcelona , and when a small pocket of the usual Camp Nou faithful stated their intentions of staging a pitch invasion in protest to political matters, the decision was made to deny supporters entry. (more...)
Struggles with shot in preseason debut Struggles with shot in preseason debut
- October 01, 2017

In 36 minutes, Ball totaled five points, eight assists, seven rebounds, and two steals. Bogut was on the bench with the Lakers in Anaheim , but he didn't play because he hadn't been able to practice yet. However, with the season set to begin in just a couple of weeks, LaVar just can't help but talk about Lonzo and the Lakers and how great they'll be. (more...)
Verstappen wins Malaysian GP ahead of Hamilton Verstappen wins Malaysian GP ahead of Hamilton
- October 01, 2017

But he has recently found a level of consistency unmatched by anyone else this season with four wins from the last five, including a sweep of the three races since the end of the mid-season break. Many of them rate it among their favourite circuits - or in Haas's Romain Grosjean's case, as his very favourite. Hopefully it won't happen again, but it's part of racing . (more...)
Ricciardo gave Verstappen 'half a tenth' for 20th birthday in Malaysia qualifying Ricciardo gave Verstappen 'half a tenth' for 20th birthday in Malaysia qualifying
- October 01, 2017

Ricciardo light-heartedly suggested that fourth place might actually prove the better place to start from. "Up until previous year I never actually had many good weekends here but getting the win changed my feelings about this place", he said. (more...)
Mourinho: Lukaku can't be rotated without Ibrahimovic Mourinho: Lukaku can't be rotated without Ibrahimovic
- October 01, 2017

Lukaku is expected to once again be in the starting side for his club this weekend, and despite Belgium already securing qualification for the World Cup, Mourinho says he won't be asking Roberto Martinez to give his star man a break. Mourinho refused to take credit for the striker's stunning start at United, saying Lukaku had always made the most of his opportunities. "I don't want to speak about this progress". (more...)
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba's injury is 'long-term', confirms manager Jose Mourinho
- October 01, 2017

He was only rested for the Carabao Cup tie against Burton Albion. That is not expected to happen until the new year, although the Swede wants to return earlier. "I cannot have hope, like Jones or Valencia I can see in training and hope for a positive answer", added the Portuguese. Following Saturday's meeting with Crystal Palace, Lukaku will head away on worldwide duty with Belgium, who have already qualified for the 2018 World Cup. (more...)
Premier League stats: Kane, Lukaku, Cole, Fellaini, Man Utd, Spurs, Palace Premier League stats: Kane, Lukaku, Cole, Fellaini, Man Utd, Spurs, Palace
- October 01, 2017

After Tottenham's 4-0 win over Huddersfield, Harry Kane's tally of 13 goals for Spurs and England in September equals the highest tallies in a single month by both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The 29-year-old was heavily linked with a move to Turkish side Galatasaray in the summer but remained in Manchester and is reaping the rewards with free-scoring United firing on all cylinders this season. (more...)
Dolgopolov lost to Goffin in the final of the tournament in Shenzhen Dolgopolov lost to Goffin in the final of the tournament in Shenzhen
- October 01, 2017

No. 2 seed #David Goffin has won the #Shenzhen Open title. Dolgopolov's mini-break gave him a 6-5 lead. After that, both players hit the zone in their own games and the victor of the 1st set had to be picked in the tie break. The head-to-head record between Dolgopolov and Goffin now stands at 1-1. Alexandr converted his 3rd break point to move 5-4 ahead and that was all he needed to clinch the win, holding at love in game 10 and concluding the match with a service victor for the ... (more...)