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Empty Camp Nou odd situation for everyone - Valverde Empty Camp Nou odd situation for everyone - Valverde
- October 06, 2017

League leaders Barca tried to have the game postponed, but their request was turned down by La Liga and the club announced 25 minutes before kickoff that the game would be played behind closed doors. Former Barcelona captain Xavi Hernandez also condemned the police action, in a video released on social media. "We are all aware of what happened in Catalonia". (more...)
Barca closed soccer stadium to show support for Catalan voters: Bartomeu Barca closed soccer stadium to show support for Catalan voters: Bartomeu
- October 06, 2017

The game was thrown into chaos when reports in the Spanish media said the club had postponed the game less than an hour before kick off, and supporters were not allowed through the Nou Camp gates. "We talked to the institutions and there was no way to cancel the game and pass it to another day". "This is not a security issue, the police gave us permission to play, but we wanted to show that this game was different because of everything that is happening in Catalonia and the lack of liberty ... (more...)
Sam Bradford to Practice Thursday, Might Play Week 5 with Knee Injury Sam Bradford to Practice Thursday, Might Play Week 5 with Knee Injury
- October 06, 2017

Bradford, who was officially listed as limited, hasn't played since twisting his left knee in the September 11 season-opening win vs. the Saints. As head coach Mike Zimmer promised prior to the session, Bradford was on the field for the Vikings' first practice of the week, though the quarterback didn't receive clearance for full activities. (more...)
Las Vegas shooting victims will be honored at UNLV football game Las Vegas shooting victims will be honored at UNLV football game
- October 06, 2017

For the game, the Rebels will wear the ribbons as decals on their helmets, rather than their usual logo. "We are all extremely proud of our community's response over the last couple of days". UNLV hockey coach Nick Robone was among the almost 500 concertgoers ingured during Sunday night's mass shooting on the Las Vegas strip. In conjunction with the UNLV Alumni Association, fans in attendance will also be given wearable ribbons upon entry. (more...)
Kevin Lee: Conor McGregor isn't the biggest challenge at 155 Kevin Lee: Conor McGregor isn't the biggest challenge at 155
- October 06, 2017

UFC 216 is set for Saturday, October 7 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas . She never made any title defenses and has lost three of her last four fights, but Holm us rumored to be facing Cris Cyborg for the featherweight belt in her next bout. (more...)
Saudi Aramco Chairman Eyes IPO In Second Half Of 2018 (ALLIPO)
- October 06, 2017

Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih, who is also Chairman of Aramco, said that the IPO was set to happen in the second half of 2018 and there was nothing to indicate that the schedule is slipping. Russia's Energy Minister Alexander Novak said yesterday that the two sides will also sign binding investment agreements to the tune of US$3 billion. (more...)
Tyson Barrie, Avalanche beat New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden Tyson Barrie, Avalanche beat New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden
- October 06, 2017

It's still a special night in my career. "I just thrive being out there more, playing more", Johnson said. NY finished 2 for 6 on the power play, and Colorado was 1 for 5. Duchene had been the subject of trade rumors, and continued to solidify his value. Mikko Rantanen scored a power-play goal midway through the period as Colorado took a 2-0 lead, before the Rangers scored twice on the power play to forge a tie. (more...)
Taijuan Walker to start NLDS Game 1 for D-backs Taijuan Walker to start NLDS Game 1 for D-backs
- October 06, 2017

While the Dodgers haven't played since the regular-season finale Sunday, the Diamondbacks had to fight their way through an 11-8 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday in the NL wild-card game. Walker, who was 2-0 with a 3.24 ERA in three starts versus the Dodgers this year, is getting the nod over Patrick Corbin and Zack Godley. "I know what to expect, I guess, which is always a good thing", Kershaw said Thursday. (more...)
USA faces goalkeeper questions in key World Cup qualifiers
- October 06, 2017

The formation used in June's 1-1 draw with El Tri at the imposing Estadio Azteca was a fundamentally defensive system created to crowd Mexico in midfield and ease the burden on exhausted legs in a game played on short rest. "It is to be expected", Pulisic said. "We've got to be ready for [physical play], they're going to come in hard, they're going to be the same tomorrow I'm sure, and we're just going to have to be ready and respond to it". (more...)
MMA Preview - Tony Ferguson vs Kevin Lee at UFC 216
- October 06, 2017

In their eyes, this was the opening the UFC needed to replace Borg with someone more deserving - Sergio Pettis or Henry Cejudo - or to scrap the fight entirely and have Johnson wait to face a "more deserving contender" at a later date. Ferguson was insistent on having to fight for the title since he's ranked No. 2 in the UFC lightweight rankings. Lee last competed in June, submitting Michael Chiesa by first-round submission. (more...)
Sri Lanka target landmark series win over Pakistan Sri Lanka target landmark series win over Pakistan
- October 06, 2017

Sarfraz said Hasan Ali , the fast bowler, had suffered a side strain in the first Test, and would be replaced by Wahab Riaz . "Their form is not a worry". Quoting Sri Lankan captain Dinesh Chandimal, a communique issued on the official website of the ICC states that Lahiru Thirimanne may not play in the second test owing to an injury. (more...)
Kane Will Not Rule Out Madrid Move Kane Will Not Rule Out Madrid Move
- October 06, 2017

The only solace fans could take from the match was that Harry Kane's undeserved late victor secured progression to the World Cup . An global manager is ultimately only as good as the players he can select, and Southgate's problem is that he has no variety in his midfield options. (more...)
England vs Slovenia live streaming free
- October 06, 2017

As is always the case in the days before an England worldwide, Three Lions fans have had plenty to bicker about regarding Gareth Southgate's squad selection for their final World Cup qualifying fixtures. The problem is once England qualifies for major tournaments and its limited capacity to threaten not only football's aristocracy but the mid-ranking teams as well. (more...)
Alexandre Lacazette wanted to be a goalkeeper until his mum stepped in Alexandre Lacazette wanted to be a goalkeeper until his mum stepped in
- October 06, 2017

He has made a positive start to life in the English top-flight, having notched 4 goals in his first 7 league appearances for Arsenal . " She said that I either played as a forward or not at all ". And with a shot conversion rate of 25%, Lacazette will bring more goals to an Arsenal side which will be hoping to regain a Champions League spot for next season. (more...)
Kobe Bryant would join the chorus of athletes protesting Kobe Bryant would join the chorus of athletes protesting
- October 06, 2017

While those who kneel claim it's to bring attention to the nation's issues, some argue that it is a sign of disrespect towards the country and those who serve in it. ". It is important for me, for the players and for our country to continue to talk and be active and get out in the community and do things that makes this country better and equal for opportunities and for everybody that lives here". (more...)
CommScope Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:COMM) Shares Bought by Amalgamated Bank
- October 06, 2017

Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 424,884 shares of company stock valued at $17,137,544. They issued a "buy" rating and a $45.00 price objective for the company. $133,522 worth of stock was sold by LAVANDIER BRUNO on Tuesday, June 6. $300,000 worth of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) shares were sold by Deboer Scott J. (more...)
Form Dunne shares Alfred Dunhill lead with Colsaerts Form Dunne shares Alfred Dunhill lead with Colsaerts
- October 06, 2017

Mentally I am just a little bit more engaged and switched on. 'So hopefully on the first tee I'll have my first shot and hopefully it's going to sit well now as a retired athlete I'll hopefully have more time to spend on a golf course'. Grace, of course, played an awesome recovery with his very hard chip shot from behind the 18th green to save par and ensure he shared the honours with the big-hitting American. (more...)
Ferrari traces engine failure - Vettel gets new components Ferrari traces engine failure - Vettel gets new components
- October 06, 2017

Vettel said the rear of the vehicle is "very damaged". Hamilton has certainly ridden his luck over the past two races, with Ferrari and Red Bull now looking more than a match for Mercedes. "There was nothing I could do". "There are some issues with the auto that we don't fully understand", Hamilton said. "Not a great weekend but the speed is promising". (more...)
England 1-0 Slovenia: Three Lions stars rated and slated England 1-0 Slovenia: Three Lions stars rated and slated
- October 06, 2017

Nevertheless, for Southgate it represented mission accomplished, a year on from his hasty appointment as manager, initially on an interim basis, after his predecessor Sam Allardyce was felled by a newspaper sting. "When you speak to Spurs fans they say, " Harry Kane says and does the right things". And that can help a team go a long way. " We've just got to finish it off now and win both games ". (more...)
North Carolina Basketball: Nassir Little commits to the Tar Heels
- October 06, 2017

That's especially true at a place like North Carolina , which has hosted the most famous brand in college football only five times in its history and just once since 1960. Carney has shown the ability this year to either get to the quarterback or makes things hard for them, collecting 1.5 sacks and a trio of quarterback hurries. (more...)
Major League Baseball playoffs: Indians to start Trevor Bauer in Game 1 of ALDS Major League Baseball playoffs: Indians to start Trevor Bauer in Game 1 of ALDS
- October 06, 2017

He's 17-9 with a 4.19 ERA. There is one other benefit to starting Kluber in Game 2. He's done a nice job against the Twins and Yankees as well. Bauer was 2-0 with a 1.38 ERA against the Yankees in 2017. The ALCS starts on October 13. The decision to go with Bauer over Kluber - or even ahead of scheduled Game 3 starter Carlos Carrasco - is curious on a number of levels. (more...)
Yankees Promote LeBron James' Fandom Before ALDS Showdown with Indians Yankees Promote LeBron James' Fandom Before ALDS Showdown with Indians
- October 06, 2017

With a rotation featuring Carlos Carrasco, Trevor Bauer and likely Cy Young victor Corey Kluber , the Indians don't have to be. Though Carrasco struggled in his lone outing against the Yankees this season, Kluber and Game 1 starter Trevor Bauer combined to allow just five runs over 30 innings against NY this season with 29 strikeouts. (more...)
Andrew Flintoff willing to help Ben Stokes after suspension Andrew Flintoff willing to help Ben Stokes after suspension
- October 06, 2017

Contracts for England's worldwide cricketers will be revealed on Friday, with the announcement having been delayed from Wednesday. There are no cricketing reasons why the allrounder and one-day worldwide opener Hales should not retain their status. (more...)
Hornets' Nicolas Batum out at least 6-8 weeks with elbow injury Hornets' Nicolas Batum out at least 6-8 weeks with elbow injury
- October 06, 2017

Batum was injured in the first minute of Wednesday's preseason game against the Pistons. The Hornets forward is expected to miss at least six to eight weeks with a torn ligament in his left elbow, the team announced Thursday. He's also one of their better perimeter forwards. With Batum out, it's unclear exactly who the Hornets will start at shooting guard, but both Jeremy Lamb and Malik Monk are candidates for the job. (more...)
Kolo Toure named Ivory Coast assistant manager Kolo Toure named Ivory Coast assistant manager
- October 06, 2017

Listen to the latest episode and subscribe to the podcast on Deezer and iTunes . Ivorian soccer player Kolo Toure of Celtic FC attends the national funeral ceremony of Ivorian soccer player Cheick Tiote, a former Newcastle midfielder who died during training at his Chinese club Beijing Enterprise, in Abidjan, Ivory Coast June 18, 2017. (more...)
Dallas Cowboys vs. Green Bay Packers 2017: Week 5 Prediction, Betting Odds Dallas Cowboys vs. Green Bay Packers 2017: Week 5 Prediction, Betting Odds
- October 06, 2017

Last year's unexpected tear through the NFC left Cowboys Nation asking week in and week out if we were really witnessing the start of another dominant stretch in Dallas. Green Bay has won six of the past seven meetings with Dallas straight up, covering the spread in five of them. It would be the Packers fourth of the season. (more...)
Rick Pitino reportedly took home 98% of Louisville's Adidas contract money
- October 06, 2017

According to the newspaper the still existing contract any money that the sports company pays the University of Louisville must be used to cover the coaches personal service agreement and the athletic program can have what's left. "Players come here in part because of Coach Pitino", said Kenny Klein. The Adidas contract calls for the company to give the Louisville program $79 million in cash over 10 years, as well as shoes and apparel. (more...)
Chargers sign familiar face in kicker Nick Novak, waive Younghoe Koo Chargers sign familiar face in kicker Nick Novak, waive Younghoe Koo
- October 06, 2017

Over the course of his prior stint in Southern California, Novak converted 86.3 percent of his field-goal attempts, including an 83.3 percent conversion rate between 40-49 yards. Novak, who worked out for the team on Wednesday, has played for six National Football League teams, most recently with the Texans over the last two seasons. (more...)
Which Arsenal player admits to throwing pizza at Man Utd boss Ferguson? Which Arsenal player admits to throwing pizza at Man Utd boss Ferguson?
- October 06, 2017

Cesc Fabregas DID throw a pizza at the legendary Manchester United manager. Tension between the two clubs was extremely high at the time as they were part of a two-horse race for the league title the previous season and they would go on to contest that season's FA Cup final, which Arsenal would win on penalties. (more...)
FCC Approves $77M Advance for Puerto Rico Recovery FCC Approves $77M Advance for Puerto Rico Recovery
- October 06, 2017

Democrats, who have been among the loudest critics of the president, said he was right to request the additional assistance - but they said he was underselling the needs. If passed, the board could vote on a resolution on October 19. In the past Republicans have urged spending cuts to cover increased federal funding measures, but one key conservative admitted that in the case of Hurricane relief that was not going to happen. (more...)

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