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JJ Watt and Whitney Mercilus out for season with injuries JJ Watt and Whitney Mercilus out for season with injuries
- October 10, 2017

Comment below with your thoughts on Mercilus and Watt being done for the season. Watt was unable to put weight on his left leg as he walked to the sideline, and while he was on the ground after going down, he was being checked for a possible ACL or MCL injury, according to NBC's Michele Tafoya. (more...)
3 takeaways from preseason win over Cavaliers — Washington Wizards 3 takeaways from preseason win over Cavaliers — Washington Wizards
- October 10, 2017

For the past few years, LeBron teams have usually underperformed in the regular season before switching into high-gear in the play-offs. "Yeah, yup", James said. In the second quarter, Mac attempted to drive from outside the right arc. "I was like man I'm sorry", Lue said, recounting his conversation with Frye. (more...)
Sam Bradford expected to start Monday night vs. Bears Sam Bradford expected to start Monday night vs. Bears
- October 10, 2017

The Vikings' defense should be able to fluster a rookie quarterback making his first start, and the Vikings' offense should get a boost from Sam Bradford's return. Cooper was officially ruled out by the Bears ahead of kickoff for the Bears' primetime game at Soldier Field. The Bears have done a good job keeping top receivers in check thus far, and they'll face another elite talent in Stefon Diggs. (more...)
National Team Manager Confirms Marouane Fellaini Has Suffered Knee Ligament Damage National Team Manager Confirms Marouane Fellaini Has Suffered Knee Ligament Damage
- October 10, 2017

Romelu Lukaku is in line to play for Belgium against Cyprus on Tuesday after coach Roberto Martinez insisted the Manchester United striker is fit. Belgium manager Roberto Martinez said collision between two players with their eye on the ball ended up on an unfortunate note for Fellaini. It was a very unfortunate injury for Marouane. (more...)
Kyrgios sets up Beijing showdown with Nadal Kyrgios sets up Beijing showdown with Nadal
- October 10, 2017

Now up to 2,360 points over Swiss maestro Roger Federer , Nadal has put himself in prime position to cap his 2017 campaign in No. 1 fashion. Kyrgios claimed the scalp of the hottest prospect in Tennis in Alexander Zverev on Saturday and then said he was gunning for Nadal . (more...)
Liverpool star Emre Can admits Juventus transfer offer was an 'honour'
- October 10, 2017

Former Liverpool player Phil Thompson has told Jurgen Klopp to buy Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in January to ensure the club finishes in the top four. While he may be inconsistent at times , he can boss any football match when he puts everything together. Obviously Liverpool wouldn't do business with United but there is little they could do to prevent Can from heading to Old Trafford on a free transfer if he runs down his current contract. (more...)
Joel Embiid, 76ers Agree To 5-Year, $148 Million Deal Joel Embiid, 76ers Agree To 5-Year, $148 Million Deal
- October 10, 2017

Should he meet the super max criteria over the course of his deal, he could earn as much as $178 million. Despite his head-turning talent, the primary storyline in Embiid's early career has been his injuries. Embiid was just recently cleared for 5-on-5 drills and participated in a full practice with the Sixers for the first time Thursday. The deal includes some salary cap protection for the 76ers should Embiid sustain injury that requires him to miss significant time, Wojnarowski ... (more...)
Sports betting could be legal nationwide in time for March Madness Sports betting could be legal nationwide in time for March Madness
- October 10, 2017

Former Deputy Director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, George Rover commented: "The scheduling of oral argument for December 4th to hear the legal challenge to PASPA is good news for the State of New Jersey and its other supporters". (more...)
Twins and Paul Molitor agree to a multi-year contract Twins and Paul Molitor agree to a multi-year contract
- October 10, 2017

Molitor is a candidate to win the American League Manager of the Year. There were questions in Minnesota about whether chief baseball officer Derek Falvey and general manager Thad Levine-brought aboard after the team stumbled to a 59-103 record last season-would keep Molitor or bring their own manager into the fold. (more...)
Astros beat Red Sox 5-4 in Game 4; advance to ALCS Astros beat Red Sox 5-4 in Game 4; advance to ALCS
- October 10, 2017

The Astros last reached the league championship series in 2005 as a National League team, and were swept in the World Series by the White Sox. The Astros will have home-field advantage. "We were in the post-season previous year and unfortunately we couldn't do the job", added Ramirez, recalling that the Red Sox were swept in the first round last season. (more...)
Manchester City consider bid for Barcelona forward Lionel Messi in January? Manchester City consider bid for Barcelona forward Lionel Messi in January?
- October 10, 2017

Argentina's hopes of reaching the World Cup will take them to one of their more challenging environments when they visit Ecuador in the final CONMEBOL qualifier on Tuesday. The only other time Argentina won a World Cup qualifier in Ecuador was on December 4, 1960, when they won 6-3. "I haven't said anything against Messi or Valverde". (more...)
Myles Garrett to make regular season debut when Browns take on Jets Myles Garrett to make regular season debut when Browns take on Jets
- October 10, 2017

The 38-year-old quarterback had one year remaining on his contract, but was cut by Cleveland . The turnover led to the Jets first touchdown of the game, which gave NY the 10-7 lead. What makes him so good? "We're going to accept the challenge and do our jobs". Those two players connected with Hogan for TDs on an incredible one-handed catch and an fantastic catch and run, respectively, to make the game look close . (more...)
New York Jets vs Cleveland Browns New York Jets vs Cleveland Browns
- October 10, 2017

However, Cleveland lead did not last long as Hogan threw an interception and the Jets scored in a couple of plays later. Jimmy Haslam , who fired Rob Chudzinski after one season and Mike Pettine after two years, has preached patience with the current Browns regime. (more...)
Hardaker out of England rugby league squad after failed test Hardaker out of England rugby league squad after failed test
- October 10, 2017

The Castleford star was dramatically dropped from their Grand Final squad for what was called a "breach of club rules" . The 25-year-old fullback, who plays for Castleford Tigers in the European Super League, tested positive for a banned substance following a game against Leeds on September 8, England's Rugby Football League said. (more...)
NFL Players Chief Hits Back Over Anthem Protests NFL Players Chief Hits Back Over Anthem Protests
- October 10, 2017

The statement also comes a day after Vice President Mike Pence announced he was in attendance for the Indianapolis Colts game only to declare he was leaving after players on the 49ers did not stand and "disrespected the flag". Not all owners were present for these meetings, though, and it appears some, like Jones, made their own decisions. According to Smith, "No player is disrespecting our country or our flag" when he protests during the national anthem. (more...)
Firmino Firmino "Enjoying Playing" with Mané and Salah
- October 09, 2017

And the Liverpool forward outlined his desire to win some trophies in his next 100 games as a Reds player. "They're giving us a lot of chances to create goals, which is really important for the team". The Brazilian has been a revelation since arriving at Liverpool , chipping in with 27 goals in 101 appearances and has declared he is "very happy" with life at Anfield. (more...)
Roberto Martinez says Romelu Lukaku has transformed into a superstar Roberto Martinez says Romelu Lukaku has transformed into a superstar
- October 09, 2017

The Belgian FA expect the midfielder to miss around two weeks but United are set to carry out their own examinations at Carrington on Tuesday. "We fear that there's ligament damage", Martinez had said after the game. Yet the prospect of Lukaku aggravating his ankle would infuriate Mourinho ahead of United's Premier League trip to Liverpool on Saturday, especially as Belgium have already secured qualification for the World Cup finals in Russian Federation and the forward only resumed ... (more...)
ESPN Suspends Jemele Hill for Another Social Media Policy Violation ESPN Suspends Jemele Hill for Another Social Media Policy Violation
- October 09, 2017

Jemele Hill is in trouble with ESPN once again over her social media conduct. The suspension comes weeks after Hill called Trump a "white supremacist" and "a bigot" in a series of tweets. She clarified Monday she was not calling for an National Football League boycott. "Don't place the burden squarely on the players", Hill tweeted. (more...)
Cancer victim gives Nick Kyrgios higher objective in life Cancer victim gives Nick Kyrgios higher objective in life
- October 09, 2017

It comes as Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic take time out with injuries. The Spaniard picked up his sixth title of 2017, which includes an unprecedented 10 French Open title and a third US Open title that cemented his place as the world number one . (more...)
Schlumberger LTD (NYSE:SLB): Negative Stock Sentiment Schlumberger LTD (NYSE:SLB): Negative Stock Sentiment
- October 09, 2017

The firm presently has a "buy" rating on the oil and gas company's stock. FBR Capital maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Monday, September 21 report. The oil and gas company reported $0.35 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.05. It has underperformed by 20.00% the S&P500. (more...)
Oregon State, Gary Andersen agree to part ways after 1-5 start Oregon State, Gary Andersen agree to part ways after 1-5 start
- October 09, 2017

The Beavers never really got it going under Andersen. Hall is in his second season with the team. But OSU never lived up to preseason expectations this season, starting 1-5 including a 0-3 mark in the conference. He has also spent time on the staffs of Weber State, Washington State and Wisconsin, although his last head coaching job was at Clovis North High School in California for three years. (more...)
Alex Iwobi opens up about Alexis Sanchez's Arsenal situation Alex Iwobi opens up about Alexis Sanchez's Arsenal situation
- October 09, 2017

Nigeria worldwide Iwobi added: 'It will be great for them to stay. "They are both capable of changing a game or a season", Iwobi told the Sun on Sunday. It does seem like Ramsey and Xhaka are now the regular startes in central midfield but I reckon Coquelin can force his way in there, especially in the games against our big rivals in which Arsenal need to be more compact and defensively solid. (more...)
Manchester United hopeful Phil Jones will be fit for Liverpool Manchester United hopeful Phil Jones will be fit for Liverpool
- October 09, 2017

He it is expected he will need a number of weeks to recover, according to the BBC . Fellaini has been in inspired form this season - netting four times in eight games - including a brace against Crystal Palace in a 4-0 drubbing at Old Trafford recently. (more...)
Ballon d´Or nominees: Mertens, Suarez and Ramos join final 30 Ballon d´Or nominees: Mertens, Suarez and Ramos join final 30
- October 09, 2017

Modric and Marcelo meanwhile played pivotal roles as Madrid claimed a Champions League and La Liga double while Dybala enjoyed a breakthrough season in Italy with Juventus . The remaining announcements will be at 16:50, 17:35 and 18:15. The award has been shared by only two people over the past nine years, with Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi having dominated professional football's most prestigious individual award for close on a decade. (more...)
Analyzing Week 7 Polls and Top 25 College Standings Analyzing Week 7 Polls and Top 25 College Standings
- October 09, 2017

Saturday night, we learned that Michigan still has a Michigan State problem. Ultimately, the No. 7 Wolverines succumbed to Michigan State with a score of 14-10 capping off the evening, with the Spartans taking the victory for the 8th time in 10 games played against Michigan . (more...)
Ballon d'Or nominees: Holder Cristiano Ronaldo headlines final group Ballon d'Or nominees: Holder Cristiano Ronaldo headlines final group
- October 09, 2017

The fourth and fifth batches of nominations released by award organisers France Football included Barcelona star Messi and Atletico Madrid's Griezmann, who finished second and third respectively in 2016. Ronaldo - who took his fourth Ballon d'Or past year - is favourite to take the honour for a fifth time. That is one more goal than likely victor Cristiano Ronaldo has managed (42) in 2017 for Real Madrid and Portugal while Lionel Messi has only scored three more than Kane (46) ... (more...)
U-17 WC INDIA 2017: Colombia 2-1 India U-17 WC INDIA 2017: Colombia 2-1 India
- October 09, 2017

The stage was set for the India under-17 team to forget their 3-0 humbling at the hands of US in the opening match of the World Cup on Friday. Colombia, on the other hand, also slumped to a 0-1 defeat against Ghana in their first match. (more...)
Manchester United's Marouane Fellaini suffers ligament damage on Belgium duty Manchester United's Marouane Fellaini suffers ligament damage on Belgium duty
- October 09, 2017

But speaking at a news conference on Monday, Martinez revealed Lukaku could feature in the final qualifier against Cyprus. Especially considering the imminent World Cup in Russian Federation, where Belgium will be seeking their first major tournament win. (more...)
Tennessee defensive end Darrell Taylor suspended indefinitely Tennessee defensive end Darrell Taylor suspended indefinitely
- October 09, 2017

BC-FBC-Tennessee-Taylor Suspended, 140 Tennessee suspends defensive end Darrell Taylor indefinitelyEds: APNewsNow. SC defeated Arkansas 48-22 on Saturday. The 6-foot-4, 254-pound Taylor has started every game this season for the Volunteers, totaling 20 tackles, a sack, a fumble recovery and a forced fumble. (more...)
Hall of Fame QB YA Tittle dead at 90
- October 09, 2017

When Tittle left LSU as the No. 6 overall pick of the Baltimore Colts in the 1948 NFL Draft , he did so as the school's all-time leader in completions (162), passing yards (2,525) and passing touchdowns (23). Tittle retired following the 1964 season with 28,339 yards passing, 212 touchdowns and 221 interceptions. "It made quarterbacking so easy because I just get in the huddle and call anything and you have three Hall of Fame running backs ready to carry the ball", said Tittle in 2006. (more...)