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Morocco bids for hosting 2018 African Nations Championship Morocco bids for hosting 2018 African Nations Championship
- October 03, 2017

The three countries were the only ones to have applied by Saturday's deadline to take-over as hosts of the competition after Kenya was stripped of the hosting rights. Ethiopia's neighbor Kenya was initially chosen to host the 2018 edition of CHAN, but CAF rescinded the decision citing Kenya's inadequate football facilities and poor preparation to host the tournament. (more...)
Sturridge not the same since Suarez left Liverpool, claims Carragher Sturridge not the same since Suarez left Liverpool, claims Carragher
- October 03, 2017

Daniel Sturridge has not been the same player since Luis Suarez left Liverpool in 2014, according to Jamie Carragher . With finding it hard in recent years, Pearce thinks Sturridge will head for the exit: "I think at some stage he'll leave Liverpool to go onto different pastures". (more...)
Australia elect to bat in fifth ODI against India Australia elect to bat in fifth ODI against India
- October 03, 2017

Stoinis departs for 46 runs. Such was the nature of the surface that despite picking a wicket , Pandya just bowled 2 overs. Aussies delayed the inevitable a bit but eventually crashed to a seven-wicket defeat and plenty of overs to spare. "In the future series if I get a chance I will convert the 50s into 100s", he said. "We are going to have a bat". "We always look for wickets , all the spinners look to take wickets in the middle order", the Uttar Pradesh youngster said. (more...)
Lakers' Ball suffers ankle tweak in loss to Nuggets Lakers' Ball suffers ankle tweak in loss to Nuggets
- October 03, 2017

He played 36 minutes and only scored five points on 2-of-9 shooting, although he also added eight assists, seven rebounds and two steals. Lonzo Ball has been the talk of the National Basketball Association since the Lakers drafted him with the No. (more...)
Brighton boss Hughton out to mastermind another surprise defeat for Arsenal Brighton boss Hughton out to mastermind another surprise defeat for Arsenal
- October 03, 2017

Hemed's absence leaves Hughton even lighter in attack with fellow strikers Sam Baldock and Glenn Murray carrying injuries. Sam is back in training but hasn't done enough. That included Alexandre Lacazette , who, after scoring twice against West Brom on Monday, became the first Arsenal player to score in his first three home league appearances since Brian Marwood in 1988. (more...)
Cavs Will Start Kevin Love at Center, Tristan Thompson 'Okay with It' Cavs Will Start Kevin Love at Center, Tristan Thompson 'Okay with It'
- October 03, 2017

Lue has the flexibility to use Love as the center with the entry of Crowder to the Cavaliers . Obviously, Rose would shift into the backup point guard role once Isaiah Thomas returns from injury. Moving Thompson to a bench role hurts the Cavs defense, but Crowder should mitigate that effect while giving Lue another outside shooting threat to team up with Love and James at the frontcourt. (more...)
Penn State's Barkley, Hamilton earn Big Ten weekly accolades Penn State's Barkley, Hamilton earn Big Ten weekly accolades
- October 03, 2017

Urschel to return: Former Penn State captain John Urschel will serve as grand marshal of Penn State's Homecoming parade November 11, the night before the Nittany Lions play Rutgers.Urschel was a three-year starter at guard and won the William V. (more...)
Ben McAdoo on Giants' 0-4 start: 'It's fight or flight' time Ben McAdoo on Giants' 0-4 start: 'It's fight or flight' time
- October 03, 2017

That may be why McAdoo reached for cliches like "go back and take a look at the film" and "all we have is us" during his press conference after Sunday's 25-23 loss to the Buccaneers. McAdoo hopes to simplify things for his team so it can just play and showcase its ability. "We just have to continue to execute, take it one day at a time, and as long as you win, everybody's happy". (more...)
Zimbabwe to host West Indies for two-Test series in October Zimbabwe to host West Indies for two-Test series in October
- October 03, 2017

Team Zimbabwe is all set to host the West Indies team for a two-match Test series this month. That will be their next worldwide assignment after losing to England 2-1 in the Test series, winning the one-off T20I and losing the five-match ODI series 4-0. (more...)
Mike Price Named Interim Head Coach At UTEP Mike Price Named Interim Head Coach At UTEP
- October 03, 2017

Alabama hired Price after the 2002 season to replace Dennis Franchione, but he was sacked the following spring because of conduct issues, including his behavior at a strip club while attending a golf tournament in Florida. This will be the second go-round for Price as the Miners head coach. "My love for UTEP is in my heart forever, and my love for all the players that I have coached here is even stronger". (more...)
Alvaro Morata Could Miss More Than a Month with Hamstring Injury Alvaro Morata Could Miss More Than a Month with Hamstring Injury
- October 03, 2017

Morata limped off the pitch during Chelsea's clash with Manchester City . "Three days ago, Chelsea won in Madrid - that's why I give the group a lot of credit". Against Chelsea , the visitors were helped by in-form Alvaro Morata limping off before half-time. City are unbeaten in 10 games in all competitions. (more...)
Five Yankees who must perform in Tuesday's one-game playoff vs Five Yankees who must perform in Tuesday's one-game playoff vs
- October 03, 2017

NY eliminated the small-market Twins in the division series four times from 2003-2010, repeatedly dashing the World Series aspirations of a largely homegrown lineup. Molitor thinks Sano will at least be available off the bench. "I'm definitely going to make an adjustment". Joe Girardi hands the ball to 23 year old Severino, who won 14 games during the regular season and struck out 230 batters. (more...)
Ashley Young believes Manchester United will challenge on all fronts Ashley Young believes Manchester United will challenge on all fronts
- October 03, 2017

Pep Guardiola renamed Kane's squad after the striker . Kane scored two goals against Town in a 4-0 win for the North London club at the John Smiths Stadium on Saturday. That was exemplified beautifully by their second goal against Huddersfield , which was scored by Davies after a flowing, collective move featuring several one-touch passes. (more...)
BHU VC goes on indefinite leave for 'personal reason' BHU VC goes on indefinite leave for 'personal reason'
- October 03, 2017

The Banaras Hindu University ( BHU ) reopened on Tuesday, nine days after students' protest that turned violent. In order to prevent protests from escalating, authorities at BHU and several other universities across the state had advanced Dussehra holidays to start from September 25. (more...)
NFL 2017 Week 4: Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos Highlights NFL 2017 Week 4: Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos Highlights
- October 03, 2017

Anderson on the first play slashed for 12 yards. The special teams weren't. But it was complementary football nonetheless. Instead, the Raiders would have to settle for a field goal to make it 16-to-10 with just over five minutes left in the game. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton glad Mercedes capitalised on Ferrari's issues Lewis Hamilton glad Mercedes capitalised on Ferrari's issues
- October 03, 2017

Hamilton will start Sunday's race, underway at 8am live on Sky Sports F1, 19 positions ahead of Vettel following a qualifying hour of unexpected drama at Sepang. "That's completely unnecessary. I think he just didn't look". Bottas was only fifth, nearly seven tenths adrift of Hamilton. By contrast, Hamilton has finished every race, and Vettel and Bottas all but one each. (more...)
Marouane Fellaini Receives the Best Possible Compliment from Steven Gerrard Marouane Fellaini Receives the Best Possible Compliment from Steven Gerrard
- October 03, 2017

Mourinho said: "He is a great player and character and we have a good relationship". The Belgian continued his impressive form by scoring a goal in each half to notch his first brace for United , adding to an early opener from Juan Mata, before a late finish from Romelu Lukaku secured a comfortable victory for the Reds. (more...)
The Week 6 AP Poll Top 25 Has Been Released The Week 6 AP Poll Top 25 Has Been Released
- October 03, 2017

Oklahoma remained cemented at No. 3 in both the Associated Press and Amway Coaches Top 25 polls released on Sunday afternoon. The Alabama Crimson Tide ran over the Ole Miss Rebels, 66-3. The Huskies were No. 5 in the AP Poll, while the Bulldogs grabbed that spot in the Coaches Poll . Per ESPN, Clemson is the first team to ever defeat three top-15 teams in the month of September. (more...)
Andover's Rob Oppenheim is back on PGA Tour Andover's Rob Oppenheim is back on PGA Tour
- October 03, 2017

So it's just very gratifying, very satisfying". Jonathan Byrd , a Golden Isles resident, closed out the PGA's Web.com Tour season Monday with a win in the Web.com Tour Championship after rain canceled play on Sunday. Chesson Hadley won the money lists for both the regular season and the Finals, earning fully exempt status and a spot in The Players Championship. Saunders, who opened the week with a 12-under 59, was unable to ride the wave of the opening sub-60 score to the winner's ... (more...)
Ferdinand 'not looking' for boxing career Ferdinand 'not looking' for boxing career
- October 03, 2017

Hopefully, I will get a license, go on to become a professional and fight someone", he said ."Boxing can't be a gimmick. "As players, that's what you want in your team". Both Manchester City and Manchester United have the same number of points after seven games of the new campaign, while Chelsea are further behind and six points adrift of the leaders. (more...)
Mesut Ozil advisors discussed Man Utd in last Arsenal contract talks Mesut Ozil advisors discussed Man Utd in last Arsenal contract talks
- October 03, 2017

Has Wenger given up on new contract for the German? Ozil has made 166 appearances in all competitions. for Arsenal , scoring 32 goals. Alexis Sanchez is in a similar situation to Ozil, with his current deal also set to expire in June. (more...)
Arsène Wenger: 'Our last international break was a nightmare' Arsène Wenger: 'Our last international break was a nightmare'
- October 03, 2017

Neither scored in Sunday's 2-0 victory over Brighton and Hove Albion at the Emirates, but both were regularly at the centre of their side's numerous attacks. He told reporters: "If Barcelona want to join the Premier League , it makes it even more hard to win the title!" The mood has improved considerably since then, with Wenger able to enjoy the 21st anniversary of his reign during the win against Brighton . (more...)
Trubisky to start Monday night vs. Vikings Trubisky to start Monday night vs. Vikings
- October 03, 2017

He received $19 million in guarantees. According to Elias Sports Bureau, Glennon is the only Bears player in the past 40 seasons to have three turnovers in a half twice within the first four games of a season. In the past, Fox and general manager Ryan Pace said they preferred Trubisky be a backup this season. We've seen rookies have success in the league right out the gate, most recently Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys last season, and Trubisky looked solid in preseason action ... (more...)
ESPN changes Monday night's national anthem coverage plan after Las Vegas shooting ESPN changes Monday night's national anthem coverage plan after Las Vegas shooting
- October 03, 2017

Why did ESPN originally plan not to air the national anthem? McCarthy reported the news on Sunday of how ESPN was preparing to handle the coverage in Week 4. Jugadores de los Ravens de Baltimore, entre ellos el retirado linebacker Ray Lewis (segunda a la derecha) se arrodillan durante la interpretación del himno nacional previo al partido contra los Jaguars de Jacksonville en Londres, el domingo 24 de septiembre de 2017. (more...)
Pearson nominated for athlete of the year Pearson nominated for athlete of the year
- October 03, 2017

After a third-place finish in the 100, Bolt's last race ended in the anguish of an injured hamstring while anchoring Jamaica's 4x100-meter relay team. Gatlin's two doping bans have always been used to frame the rivalry between he and Bolt. The women's list includes comeback queen Sally Pearson of Australia, the 100m hurdles champion, and South Africa's Caster Semenya, the victor of the 800m. (more...)
Cub Swanson returns in the main event of UFC Fresno Cub Swanson returns in the main event of UFC Fresno
- October 03, 2017

Swanson is now ranked No.4 in the featherweight division after having strung together a four-fight unbeaten run over the past 18 months. Late last week, reports surfaced that the forthcoming UFC bill, scheduled for December 9 at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, Calif., would be headlined by a clash between top-10 featherweights Brian Ortega and Cub Swanson . (more...)
Points after Malaysian Grand Prix Points after Malaysian Grand Prix
- October 03, 2017

Though Hamilton recovered from a poor Friday, when he was at a loss to explain a lack of pace, to take pole, he could not stop Red Bull's Max Verstappen passing him on the way to victory. "I think we have a very good vehicle". The race was very hot. Once past Hamilton, Verstappen started to pull away and by lap 14 he had a seven-second cushion. (more...)
LaVar Ball Yanks LaMelo Outta High School ... to Personally Coach Him LaVar Ball Yanks LaMelo Outta High School ... to Personally Coach Him
- October 03, 2017

In an interview with the L.A. Times , Lavar revealed to the paper that he'll be pulling his son, LaMelo , out of his High School at Chino Hills, and will train him himself for the next two years. LaVar Ball went on to say that he blamed both the school's principal as well as Latimore, who he called "knuckleheads". LaMelo , 16, was entering his junior year at Chino Hills, a school he and his older brother Lonzo, the No. (more...)
Cardinals LB Markus Golden out for season with torn ACL Cardinals LB Markus Golden out for season with torn ACL
- October 03, 2017

What the Arizona Cardinals feared is now reality. If true, Golden's season is over. Martin was a third-round pick in 2014 and tallied just 10 tackles previous year, but he will have a more significant role moving forward if the Cardinals' fears about Golden become reality following Monday's MRI. (more...)
Thunder Star Russell Westbrook Signs Five-Year Extension Thunder Star Russell Westbrook Signs Five-Year Extension
- October 03, 2017

That, however, was before General Manager Sam Presti pulled off two offseason coups - snagging Paul George hours before free agency began for Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis , then landing Carmelo Anthony hours before training camp began for Enes Kanter , Doug McDermott and a second-round pick. (more...)