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Tom Brady not at open portion of Patriots practice Tom Brady not at open portion of Patriots practice
- October 10, 2017

The New England Patriots held practice Tuesday without future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady , which is always noteworthy, per Stephen Hewitt of the Boston Herald . I just do the best I can do. "Let's line them up and play". Against the Buccaneers on Thursday night, he was sacked three times and hit six times. He appeared to get up gingerly after some of the hits, as if he had been injured or was playing through an injury. (more...)
Dominant Rafael Nadal thrashes Nick Kyrgios to win China Open title Dominant Rafael Nadal thrashes Nick Kyrgios to win China Open title
- October 10, 2017

The Aussie has a 2-2 record against Nadal over his career. Nadal , for whom this was a landmark 75th ATP crown, came to the Chinese capital on the back of winning his third US Open. Nadal added that he hopes the temperamental Kyrgios, ranked 19 in the world, will one day fulfil his potential. "But I mean, that didn't really matter today". (more...)
Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE:XEL) Under Analyst Spotlight
- October 10, 2017

Sg Americas Llc holds 0% of its portfolio in Theravance Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ:TBPH) for 5,931 shares. Out of 14 Wall Street analysts rating Xcel Energy Inc., 1 give it "Buy", 1 "Sell" rating, while 12 recommend "Hold". On 3/15/2013 Richard T Obrien, Director, bought 2,000 with an average share price of $29.09 per share and the total transaction amounting to $58,180.00. (more...)
WTA HONG KONG - Wozniacki and Radwanska, what a start! WTA HONG KONG - Wozniacki and Radwanska, what a start!
- October 10, 2017

Attempting to serve out the match at 6-1, 5-0, Bouchard stepped up her game and managed to spare some embarrassment for herself as she retrieved one of the breaks back, lessening the deficit. The No. 4 seed Radwanska yielded four points on her serve as she held with authority to bag the opening set 6-1. The second seed faces another Japanese opponent in Naomi Osaka in the second round after she overcame Chilean qualifier Alexa Guarachi 7-5, 6-4. (more...)
Horner hails Horner hails "a fantastic performance" for Red Bull in Japan
- October 10, 2017

Though Hamilton led away cleanly from pole, Verstappen kept him under pressure for much of the race, but his memory of being passed by the Red Bull driver early in the Malaysian Grand Prix kept Hamilton focussed. "But now it's important to get some rest and give my all for the last four races and see what happens". "The misfortune of Ferrari is unbelievable", said Mercedes boss Toto Wolff. (more...)
Twitter reacts hilariously to Sixers rookie Markelle Fultz's unusual free-throw shooting
- October 10, 2017

Against the Celtics, Fultz ignored his lower-half of his body and opted to raise the ball above his shoulders and flick free throws with mostly his wrists. "Every day I come in, we just talk to the trainers and do stuff for it and just get better". The Ringer's Kevin O'Connor also reported that Fultz's shoulder injury is effecting his shot. (more...)
Kaepernick Willing to Stand for Anthem if Signed by an NFL Team Kaepernick Willing to Stand for Anthem if Signed by an NFL Team
- October 10, 2017

While the controversy surrounding Pence's departure ensued, reports that Colin Kaepernick , the football player who spearheaded the movement, would sacrifice his beliefs by standing for the anthem for another shot in the NFL started circulating. (more...)
Real Madrid open to selling Manchester United target Gareth Bale for £89m?
- October 10, 2017

Real Madrid chiefs are reported to be exhausted of Gareth Bale's injury woes and could sell the 28-year-old winger in January 2018. The forward has also missed the current global break due to a calf injury and was forced to watch from the stands as Wales missed out on a World Cup qualifying play-off spot following a 1-0 defeat to Republic of Ireland on Monday evening. (more...)
VOLQUEST: Guarantano set to start against SC VOLQUEST: Guarantano set to start against SC
- October 10, 2017

VolsQuest interestingly notes that Dormady "is contemplating his football future at Tennessee " and that "all eyes will be on Tuesday afternoon's practice as to whether Dormady is present". Guarantano was given a bigger opportunity to win the job against Georgia two weekends ago. "Ever, '" offensive coordinator Larry Scott told Rivals on Monday. (more...)
Aguero back in training after auto crash Aguero back in training after auto crash
- October 10, 2017

Initial fears were that the Blues' striker could be sidelined for several weeks, but today the Argentina star resumed light training with those not involved in global games. He seemed very down to me because we wanted to be here'. Aguero, 29, is just one goal short of Eric Brook's all-time club record of 177 goals. Midfielder Fabian Delph also had a workout in the morning session, after suffering a minor injury in the win at Chelsea. (more...)
Mike Ditka says there hasn't been oppression in 100 years Mike Ditka says there hasn't been oppression in 100 years
- October 10, 2017

Ditka made the comments before the Monday Night Football contest between the Minnesota Vikings and Chicago Bears during an interview with Jim Gray of Westwood One (via Des Bieler of the Washington Post ). That's what I think is the most important thing. You got a ballot box, you got an election. "I don't see a lot of respect for the game". You have to look at a person for what he is and what he stands for and how he produces - not by the color of his skin. (more...)
Adrian Peterson traded to Arizona Cardinals Adrian Peterson traded to Arizona Cardinals
- October 10, 2017

According to multiple reports , the Saints have agreed to trade Adrian Peterson to the Arizona Cardinals for a conditional draft pick. The 32-year-old Peterson played his first 10 National Football League seasons with the Minnesota Vikings, where he was a seven-time Pro Bowler and four-time First-team All-Pro selection. (more...)
Patriots notebook: Surging Jets set for first-place faceoff with Pats Patriots notebook: Surging Jets set for first-place faceoff with Pats
- October 10, 2017

Manning won 141 games with the Indianapolis Colts before collecting 45 with the Denver Broncos, while Favre won 160 games in Green Bay, nine with the Jets, and 17 with the Vikings. But after winning in Tampa on Thursday, Belichick will have extended time to prepare, and that nearly always means bad news for Patriots opponents. New England has allowed a league-high 447.2 yards per game, a stunningly high number for a Belichick-coached defense. (more...)
Nadal wins sixth title of the year
- October 10, 2017

The current world number 15 will climb to ninth in the rankings on Monday, marking her Top 10 debut. His first-serve percentage mostly languished under the 50 percent mark. "She played unbelievable tennis", Halep said of the victor from Spain. "She deserved to win today". "This game was definitely very important". Two of the hottest prospects in tennis met for the fourth time in 2017 and their blockbuster match-ups seem to be getting better and better every time they clash on a court. (more...)
Liverpool's Mane out for six weeks with hamstring injury Liverpool's Mane out for six weeks with hamstring injury
- October 10, 2017

The 25-year-old - who has three goals in five Premier League games - has only been involved in one domestic match since returning from that suspension, and now looks set for an even longer absence. He was suspended for three games earlier this season after being sent off in the 5-0 defeat at Manchester City, while he also missed the end of last term with a knee injury. (more...)
University of Florida, Nike unveil alternate uniform that looks like alligator skin University of Florida, Nike unveil alternate uniform that looks like alligator skin
- October 10, 2017

The University of Florida football team will take the look of a gator when they take the field Saturday night against Texas A&M . The player numbers are orange trimmed with blue. Per a school release, Florida will wear these alternate uniforms inspired by the 25-year anniversary that Ben Hill Griffin Stadium became "The Swamp". (more...)
Anthony Martial 'very content' at Manchester United amid Arsenal transfer speculation Anthony Martial 'very content' at Manchester United amid Arsenal transfer speculation
- October 10, 2017

He's started just four games across all competitions this season, but has still impressed with five goals and six assists. In five of his six further league appearances off the bench, he has provided at least one goal or assist after replacing Marcus Rashford, who has been Jose Mourinho's preferred starting option on the left of his attack. (more...)
United and Zlatan target Arsenal clash for return United and Zlatan target Arsenal clash for return
- October 10, 2017

Ibrahimovic has been on the sidelines since suffering a serious ACL knee injury during United's Europa League quarter-final win over Anderlecht back in April. There were fears that the former AC Milan, PSG and Barcelona striker's career was over after his terrible injury against Anderlecht in United's Europa League campaign but he has defied doctors' diagnoses with his unbelievably rapid recovery rate. (more...)
Josh Gordon Details History Of Alcohol, Drug Abuse Josh Gordon Details History Of Alcohol, Drug Abuse
- October 10, 2017

This is how it's gonna work, this is what they're gonna do. If they do call you in, here goes these bottles of detox.' He showed me how to drink them, showed me how to take them. Gordon discussed how he was enabled by people in power like coaches and teachers, who overlooked his issues because of how talented he was on the field. (more...)
US plays Trinidad on soggy field, hopes to secure World Cup berth US plays Trinidad on soggy field, hopes to secure World Cup berth
- October 10, 2017

A win Tuesday would send the U.S.to Russian Federation for the 2018 World Cup. That's the hope of USA head coach Bruce Arena: "I think we're in a pretty good position. Both play-in games would take place between November 6-14, which could be problematic with the MLS Eastern Conference semifinals scheduled for November 5. (more...)
PM Modi thanks Vladimir Putin for Rosneft's Dollars 12.9 billion investment PM Modi thanks Vladimir Putin for Rosneft's Dollars 12.9 billion investment
- October 10, 2017

According to the release, Modi also said that "scope for reform in many areas still exists". The Narendra Modi-led government is working on an overhaul of the country's archaic tax rules to ensure that tax compliance is easy and dispute redressal quicker. (more...)
The £100m London float you need to know about The £100m London float you need to know about
- October 10, 2017

Bakkavor also announced that prior to admission, Simon Burke, now an independent non-executive director, will be appointed as independent non-executive chairman. They intend that Bakkavor will have a free float of around 25 per cent following the IPO. The company's worldwide segment operates in the United States and China. (more...)
Cam Newton on sexist comment: 'Sarcasm trying to give somebody a compliment'
- October 10, 2017

The message to Carolina Panthers tight end Ed Dickson came in a tweet on Sunday. "I couldn't feel sorry for myself knowing that certain things took place that were out of my control". Instead of benefitting from full live practices and a few series each game, Newton played 10-live snaps in four preseason games. Matthew Stafford threw two touchdown passes in the fourth to Darren Fells , the second of which made it 27-24 with 3:22 to play. (more...)
Asier Illarramendi's incredible half-volley for Spain against Israel Asier Illarramendi's incredible half-volley for Spain against Israel
- October 10, 2017

But local police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld told Spanish news agency EFE that the Spain players had not been under no risk at any moment and that the incident was under control. A solitary strike from Asier Illarramendi settled the contest, with the Real Sociedad midfielder firing home from outside the box in the 76th minute. (more...)
Zuckerberg taps VR to detail relief efforts in Puerto Rico Zuckerberg taps VR to detail relief efforts in Puerto Rico
- October 10, 2017

Oculus is having its developer conference this week so it's not entirely out of left field, but seeing a cartoon avatar in the middle of an NPR-produced 360 video highlighting the situation in Puerto Rico while very real people walk around surveying the devastation of their homes perhaps wasn't the most appropriate choice. (more...)
Thai military leader promises elections in late 2018 Thai military leader promises elections in late 2018
- October 10, 2017

He said the election date will be announced in June, with the actual voting taking place in November, local media reported. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha told reporters that his government will give the exact election day in mid-2018. The junta has further enshrined its governmental role by declaring that any future administration must adhere to its "legally binding 20-year-plan" for the country. (more...)
Donald Trump tweets ESPN ratings have tanked because of Jemele Hill Donald Trump tweets ESPN ratings have tanked because of Jemele Hill
- October 10, 2017

Specifically, she targeted Cowboys owner Jerry Jones , who has said players who "disrespect the flag" will not play. Hill "previously acknowledged letting her colleagues and company down with an impulsive tweet", ESPN said in a statement. (more...)
Inagural edition of the T20 Global League set to be delayed
- October 10, 2017

But the mooted T20 extravaganza has been beset by problems, most notably a lack of a TV broadcast deal, which ultimately led to the departure of former chief executive Haroon Lorgat. "When you know that something is not right then you should not do it", the owner said. If the T20 Global League failed to take place this year, there will be an enormous gap left in the South African cricket calendar. (more...)
Australia 2-1 Syria Australia 2-1 Syria
- October 10, 2017

That goal failed to open the floodgates and Australia were forced to wait until early in the second period of extra time to take the lead when Cahill's aerial prowess proved decisive, the veteran rising to power home another header, his 50th goal for his country, with 11 minutes remaining. (more...)
O'Neill Wants Patience From Ireland
- October 10, 2017

The Republic of Ireland shocked Wales 1-0 on Monday evening, securing their place in the European playoffs and ending the World Cup dream of the Welsh golden generation. "But it wasn't that. His drive and determination has been a trademark for us now and he has been magnificent in the tournament for us, absolutely magnificent". (more...)