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Could be available for Game 5 Could be available for Game 5
- October 11, 2017

Despite the awkward injury, the power-hitting Encarnacion is already making progress after just a few days. "He was never exactly our biggest base-stealing threat". Obviously, a lot of that hinges on Edwin". He had to be helped off the field and has not played in the series since. The Indians have hit.173, with 46 strikeouts in 133 at-bats. (more...)
Trump Slams NFL And Jemele Hill Following ESPN Suspension Trump Slams NFL And Jemele Hill Following ESPN Suspension
- October 11, 2017

Sports, politics and perceptions of patriotism collided once again when President Trump tweeted early Tuesday about ESPN's SportsCenter host Jemele Hill, suggesting she is the reason for the network's poor ratings. The " Glory " MC also says players should be able to kneel for what they believe in, and even makes reference to the poem that the National Anthem is based on, which makes a mention of slavery. (more...)
Real Madrid to make stunning offer for Tottenham's Kane Real Madrid to make stunning offer for Tottenham's Kane
- October 11, 2017

It is understood that Real Madrid would consider parting ways with Bale, who has won three Champions Leagues in four seasons with the club, if they can recoup the £86m they paid Spurs to sign him over four years ago. There's nothing Florentino Perez loves more than spending a king's ransom on new players and, given Real Madrid's poor start to the new La Liga season, the Los Blancos president now feels as though he has the ideal excuse to open the cheque book once again. (more...)
At Least 2 Dead in Las Vegas Mass Shooting At Least 2 Dead in Las Vegas Mass Shooting
- October 11, 2017

Here's what they saw and heard on the ground. ISIS' false claims continued in June when the extremists said they had been behind an attack on a casino in Manila that left dozens of people dead-the attacker was later identified as a former Finance Department employee who owed tens of thousands of dollars in gambling debts. (more...)
Colombia tie Peru and advance to the 2018 World Cup Colombia tie Peru and advance to the 2018 World Cup
- October 11, 2017

Both Colombia and Peru will be fighting to secure a place in the World Cup when they come face-to-face in their final qualifier at the Estadio Nacional de Lima on Tuesday. There are several complex permutations for the All Whites to consider but their future opponent may well depend on the results of the matches between Chile and Brazil and Peru against Colombia. (more...)
Chelsea reprimand Charly Musonda Chelsea reprimand Charly Musonda
- October 11, 2017

He has been on the bench on four occasions this season, but has now appeared to question a Chelsea system notoriously tough to graduate from and which regularly sends dozens of young players out on loan rather than keeping them at Stamford Bridge. (more...)
The goal that ruined America's World Cup qualification The goal that ruined America's World Cup qualification
- October 11, 2017

Los Catrachos are coming from two impressive draws in this hexagonal phase, first a 1-1 draw against the United States at home, then a 1-1 draw against Costa Rica away from home. The squad will play their next match without Hirving Lozano or Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez after both departed camp on Monday due to injury and personal reasons respectively. (more...)
Buhari Holds Closed Door Meeting With Nigeria's Service Chiefs Buhari Holds Closed Door Meeting With Nigeria's Service Chiefs
- October 11, 2017

The president did not give details about the amount government hopes to use. Part of the stolen funds recovered is being used by government to finance the 2017 budget. "That is why we are calling on our members to increase their integrity quotient in the discharge of their duties", he said. "As an association, we are strengthening our discipline mechanism to ensure that members found wanting do not go unpunished". (more...)
Red Sox stay alive with Game 3 ALDS win
- October 11, 2017

They fell behind early to a 2-1 deficit but had a prime chance to seize control of the game with the bases loaded and no outs in the bottom of the second innings. The Boston Red Sox lost in the divisional series against the Houston Astros in four games after being swept previous year by the Cleveland Indians . (more...)
ALDS: Boston Red Sox stay alive with win over Houston Astros ALDS: Boston Red Sox stay alive with win over Houston Astros
- October 11, 2017

Sale and Pomeranz have had spectacular seasons and are the unequivocal two best pitchers on the team . ( He actually looked pretty good in two innings Friday). He is off to a better start this time around. The 29-year-old Tulsa native is 36-20 all-time at Minute Maid Park, including 6-2 with a 1.64 ERA this year, and went 2-0 there in the 2015 postseason. (more...)
Cubs send Arrieta to mound seeking clincher vs. Nats Cubs send Arrieta to mound seeking clincher vs. Nats
- October 11, 2017

I've just been an under-the-radar kind of guy. Lesser teams than the Cubs might not have pulled this one out. He returned late last month and made a couple starts down the stretch, but lasted just three innings in a loss at St. Now, look: Every pitcher is unique, and Strasburg, especially, has the type of arm you want to be careful with. "We know we're good. We've got Max coming". (more...)
Gareth Bale pleads with Chris Coleman to stay Gareth Bale pleads with Chris Coleman to stay
- October 11, 2017

Wales manager Chris Coleman will make his own mind up on whether he can take the team forward before making a decision on his future. "Everything was geared towards next summer". "There is no doubt that Chris loves this job, " Roberts said. Although it was some 35 yards out, the positioning of it from the goal looked like a good opportunity to at least get the shot on target. (more...)
NFL Commissioner sends letter to teams, wants players to stand during anthem NFL Commissioner sends letter to teams, wants players to stand during anthem
- October 11, 2017

Lockhart declined to say whether the league's stance on anthem protests is aligned with Trump and Jones, but he indicated that as the rule is written, the NFL believes there is latitude for some retribution for protests during the playing of the anthem amid the display of the American flag. (more...)
Odell Beckham Jr. to have season-ending ankle surgery this week Odell Beckham Jr. to have season-ending ankle surgery this week
- October 11, 2017

Head coach Ben McAdoo said it is safe to say his star receiver's season is over while speaking on a conference call a day after the Giants' 27-22 loss to the Chargers. Who'd have thought that after five weeks, the Giants would be the winless team in NY? Both Harris and Beckham were placed on the injured reserve. Beckham was the last of four Giants' receivers knocked out of the game. (more...)
Kaepernick Says He'll Stand For The Anthem If A Team Signs Him Kaepernick Says He'll Stand For The Anthem If A Team Signs Him
- October 11, 2017

Kaepernick re-tweeted the AP's correction of the claim he would stand and an ABC News story on the correction. Kaepernick was not worked out and the Titans reportedly did not have interest in him. As for the Blowhard-In-Chief, I wish he had told the employers of people who march under the flags of groups that actually took up arms against the American flag that they should "fire those SOBs", instead of telling us there were "many fine people" in those groups. (more...)
AMAZON PRIME: Never Seen Before: Eagles v Panthers by CP+B LA AMAZON PRIME: Never Seen Before: Eagles v Panthers by CP+B LA
- October 11, 2017

In 5 games, the Eagles lone loss this season came to the only unbeaten team in the NFL - Kansas City. The Panthers have wins over the San Francisco 49ers, the Buffalo Bills, the New England Patriots and the Detroit Lions. He is third in the National Football League among regular starting quarterbacks in yards per attempt (8.5) and is fourth in completion rate (68.3 percent). (more...)
Texans lose Watt, lose to Chiefs Texans lose Watt, lose to Chiefs
- October 11, 2017

Watt was helped to the sideline and carted to the locker room after suffering an apparent knee injury Sunday night against the Kansas City Chiefs . Without Watt and Mercilus, Houston will need to tighten up its defense. Smith and his rookie running back Kareem Hunt might be one and two in the early NFL MVP race. "Worked very hard to get back". In addition to Watt's season-ending injury, the Texans will also be without outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus for the remainder of the ... (more...)
Robben retires from Netherlands duty after World Cup qualification failure Robben retires from Netherlands duty after World Cup qualification failure
- October 11, 2017

Sweden secured a spot in the UEFA World Cup qualifying playoffs despite losing 2-0 to Netherlands , whose elimination was confirmed. For first time in a friendly match against Portuguese national team in 2003, Robben played national championship, three times World Cup tournament, and 3 times in European Cup tournament. (more...)
WEST HAM, Chicharito HERNANDEZ: WEST HAM, Chicharito HERNANDEZ: "Me leaving? That's rubbish"
- October 11, 2017

We'll look at the best option before deciding on his future. After under-performing in Europe's premier club competition and suffering from a poor start to the domestic season, the Brussels outfit are likely to listen to offers - said the newspaper. (more...)
Five reasons Manchester United will defeat Liverpool
- October 11, 2017

This includes a humiliating 5-0 loss to Manchester City . "During the week, if you walked down the corridor before a big game he'd be like "hi son", whereas in the normal games he'd be more chatty". The German global is a well-known target for the Bianconeri , and his contract expires at the end of the current season. Karius's failure to keep out Fernando's long-range free-kick in Liverpool's draw against Spartak Moscow brought fresh criticism, but Klopp remains defiant. (more...)
Blow for Mourinho as 'Barcelona target €100m Griezmann deal' Blow for Mourinho as 'Barcelona target €100m Griezmann deal'
- October 11, 2017

The France international's release clause now sits at £89m, but it is believed that the figure will increase significantly after July 1 next year. One news source, the Daily Mirror , is running with the inference that Barcelona aim to capitalise on a clause in Griezmann's contract that would see the 26-year-old arrive at the Camp Nou for a realistic fee. (more...)
Chris Coleman convinced to rethink standing down as Wales boss
- October 11, 2017

In a heartbreaking match, they were defeated by the Republic of Ireland 1-0 with a James McClean goal meaning that will have to watch next summer's festivities from home. "But I think everyone in Wales - fans and players - would want to see him stay on and carry on being the greatest Welsh manager of all time". The likes of Ryan Giggs and Craig Bellamy are strongly fancied to take charge, although the Welsh players - including Gareth Bale have actively encouraged Coleman to stay. (more...)
James McClean says there is still work to be done James McClean says there is still work to be done
- October 11, 2017

A win would have secured a play-off spot for Chris Coleman's side, but they were ultimately undone by a 57th minute victor from James McClean . We had to withstand pressure but we knew at some stage we would have to try to win the game - and we did it. (more...)
Jordan Howard loses touchdown run, Chicago loses NFL's Monday night game
- October 11, 2017

With a cable or satellite provider, you can use the WatchESPN app to stream the Vikings vs. Bears Monday Night Football Game. The Vikings took over on the Chicago 28, and Kai Forbath kicked a 26-yard field goal in the closing seconds. (more...)
Portugal in World Cup decider
- October 11, 2017

This Tuesday, October 10, 2017 (11:45 AM Pacific) Portugal will host Switzerland at the Estadio Da Luz for a match in the UEFA 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. Down in Group H barnstorming Belgium thrashed Cyprus 4-0, with Romelu Lukaku now five goals away from equaling the countries all-time goalscoring record after he scored the fourth and final goal of the night. (more...)
'Shaken' Jackson undecided on Browns' QB situation 'Shaken' Jackson undecided on Browns' QB situation
- October 11, 2017

The Cleveland Browns have yet to win a game during the 2017 National Football League season, a scenario they were in past year. There's nothing bad to say about the performance of the Jets special teams unit, and that's a good thing. No one is under any illusion that how they played against the Browns will suffice Sunday. "I look forward to doing whatever I can to get better so I don't have to sit out", Kizer said. (more...)
President Trump Welcomes the Pittsburgh Penguins to the White House President Trump Welcomes the Pittsburgh Penguins to the White House
- October 11, 2017

Mayor Bill Peduto said September 27 he would be skipping the visit with the team because of recent tweets by President Donald Trump. "Hopefully, it stays that way", Crosby said. Both Peduto and Fitzgerald were with the Penguins for their visit celebrating their 2016 Stanley Cup championship last October, when Barack Obama was in the Oval Office. (more...)
Arsenal Prepare January Bid for Arda Turan Arsenal Prepare January Bid for Arda Turan
- October 10, 2017

Galatasaray have been heavily linked with providing the player with a return to his native Turkey. He's out of contract with Schalke at the end of the season which makes it imperative Arsenal make a move in January. Large sections of Barca fans pleaded with their club to move Turan on over the recently-closed summer transfer window, but both the board and player repeatedly insisted that a departure was never on the cards. (more...)
Buffon, Bonucci up for Ballon d'Or Buffon, Bonucci up for Ballon d'Or
- October 10, 2017

Also in the running are Man City's Kevin De Bruyne , Man Utd goalkeeper David De Gea , and back-to-back Golden Boot victor Harry Kane , of Spurs. The prize is once more the domain of France Football after merging with the FIFA World Player of the Year award between 2010-15 and the victor will be decided by a selection panel of journalists. (more...)
Miami Dolphins' defense leads victory over Tennessee Titans
- October 10, 2017

What was clear is that the Titans need Marcus Mariota back in a hurry. But Cassel passed for just 141 yards and the running game produced only 69 yards on 20 carries. Replay upheld the call on the field, saying it was not conclusive that Cassel had started his throwing motion, but the Titans believe the play should've been dead anyway. (more...)