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Cleveland Cavaliers unsure of LeBron James' status for regular season opener Cleveland Cavaliers unsure of LeBron James' status for regular season opener
- October 13, 2017

Smith rejoining the Cleveland Cavaliers' opening lineup and Jose Calderon entering in rotation. "I just wanted to try and test my foot, test my ankle to see how I would come out tonight". According to reports, James did not practice last October 11 as he continues to suffer from a sprained ankle that he sustained late last month. However, apparently, he and his team will just have to deal with it for now until he is finally okay. (more...)
More than 80 pupils sexually assaulted at a Joburg primay school More than 80 pupils sexually assaulted at a Joburg primay school
- October 13, 2017

When questioned about the matter the school Principal merely said: "I am not going to get involved", showing a complete disregard for the gravity of this issue. The department will soon engage with the School Governing Body to establish reasons why they should not be dissolved. An independent body has also been appointed to investigate all the allegations levelled against the principal and the school's management. (more...)
Tim's 'T' celebration is a plane for Federation Internationale de Football Association Tim's 'T' celebration is a plane for Federation Internationale de Football Association
- October 13, 2017

The former Everton man replaced his usual corner-flag boxing routine with an impression of an aeroplane before making the shape of a T with his hands. Another chapter written and plenty more to come. Fifa's laws of the game prohibit advertising on some garments and on the field of play. "Events which require further attention may be communicated accordingly". (more...)
Time To Get Cautious? - Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC), The Clorox Company (CLX) Time To Get Cautious? - Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC), The Clorox Company (CLX)
- October 13, 2017

About 305,492 shares traded. It is down 0.00% since October 12, 2016 and is. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Montana-based Da Davidson has invested 0% in Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:ARCC). Therefore 82% are positive. ARCC was included in 21 notes of analysts from August 21, 2015. Analysts rating the company a 3 indicate a Hold recommendation. (more...)
Guardiola named Barclays Manager of the Month Guardiola named Barclays Manager of the Month
- October 13, 2017

City went on a goal scoring spree throughout a ideal month as they demolished Liverpool 5-0, Watford 6-0 and Crystal Palace 5-0, rounding off September with a 1-0 win at champions Chelsea . The rosy patch has propelled City to the top of the Premier League , with bitter rivals Manchester United breathing down their necks on goal difference - the Red Devils also enjoyed a fine September and also remain unbeaten so far this season. (more...)
Points: Jets Take On Patriots at MetLife Points: Jets Take On Patriots at MetLife
- October 13, 2017

The biggest surprise has been the Jets offense. They usually make it a dog fight with the Patriots, no matter what the two teams look like, when they square off on their home field. Though they are minute stats, they mean the Jets are throwing the ball quickly and past the first-down marker. "We have to be prepared for everything". (more...)
Adrien Silva training with Leicester City ahead of £22 million move Adrien Silva training with Leicester City ahead of £22 million move
- October 13, 2017

The 34-year-old Frenchman is without a club since being released by Manchester City in June. Still, at least Silva has now been integrated into the group, and it would appear that, given the narrow margin by which he missed the aforementioned deadline, Leicester have bestowed him with a rather pithy new squad number. (more...)
Why Masahiro Tanaka is the most important Yankee in the ALCS Why Masahiro Tanaka is the most important Yankee in the ALCS
- October 13, 2017

The Francona logic was that in the five-game format, with built-in travel days after Games 2 and 4, both Bauer and Kluber would be on regular rest in any Game 5. The Astros tacked on two runs in the sixth thanks to a two-run single from catcher Brian McCann, which was more than enough cushion for a pitching staff that was generally sharp. (more...)
Ex-Everton star Donovan provides message to USMNT following failure Ex-Everton star Donovan provides message to USMNT following failure
- October 13, 2017

Donovan, who last played for the national team in 2014, amassed 57 goals and 58 assists (both team records) in an worldwide career that spanned 157 appearances and included three World Cups before his surprising omission from the 2014 tournament by Jurgen Klinsmann , then the team's coach. (more...)
Merino makes Newcastle United move permanent Merino makes Newcastle United move permanent
- October 13, 2017

The Magpies have four winnable fixtures ahead of them and the news of a permanent deal for Merino will send a positive feel throughout the squad. "I'm happy to be here for five more years and I hope to keep playing for this club and to give good things to all the people and the club", he told NUFC TV. (more...)
Arsenal were closer to signing Lemar than Liverpool - Monaco Arsenal were closer to signing Lemar than Liverpool - Monaco
- October 13, 2017

Monaco vice-president on Lemar: "Liverpool were really interested". "But it was Arsenal that were really close to finalising the deal". "It was quite close". 'He (Fabinho) is one of the key players in our squad, a very regular player, ' he added. "He wanted to go to the Premier League and I had a few discussions with him and I said "stay, stay, stay" but, of course, when the offers were very, very high, higher than we initially expected then we had to talk, to discuss". (more...)
Kante could miss six games through injury Kante could miss six games through injury
- October 13, 2017

The Italian's team has slipped to six points behind joint leaders Manchester City and Manchester United, both on 19 points after seven games. Early suggestions, according to the Daily Telegraph , are that Kante could be out for at least three weeks, which would see him miss crucial Champions League games. (more...)
Federer advances into Shanghai Masters quarters Federer advances into Shanghai Masters quarters
- October 13, 2017

Roger Federer , second-seeded behind Nadal, is also disposed quickly of the qualified Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-4, 6-2. "I've been doing the things very well, 6-3 6-1 against a player like him for sure is a very good result for me, and being in the quarter- finals of course is great news". (more...)
Robert Kubica would 'wake' Williams up claims Bernie Ecclestone Robert Kubica would 'wake' Williams up claims Bernie Ecclestone
- October 13, 2017

To give a brief background on Kubica, the Polish driver has not competed in a Formula 1 race since his rally accident in 2011, which left him with major injuries to his right arm. More testing is scheduled for both Kubica and Di Resta at the Hungaroring, but Williams has not said when. Kubica was the star of the two-day test at circuit at the start of the summer break, with a large Polish contingent turning out to watch him drive. (more...)
350 cases of braid chopping reported in JK so far 350 cases of braid chopping reported in JK so far
- October 13, 2017

Meanwhile, situation in Wakoora area turned ugly when police and forces used teargas shells against the people who caught hold of two people allegedly involved in braid chopping. Majority educational institutions have started annual examinations in the Kashmir valley from Wednesday. The culprits may not succeed in their dirty ideas. (more...)
Welshman Tony Pulis not pleased with Irishman James McClean's World Cup heroics Welshman Tony Pulis not pleased with Irishman James McClean's World Cup heroics
- October 13, 2017

Coleman's current contract with the Football Association of Wales (FAW) expires in November and the former Fulham manager has been backed by several players and staff to continue. Everyone has respect for him. Arter believes it's the team's determination and ability to rise to the occasion that helped them claim a crucial victory, courtesy of James McClean's solitary strike. (more...)
India's Nehra to retire from internationals
- October 13, 2017

The game against New Zealand is in Delhi so you can't get better than that when you retire in front of your home crowd", the 38-year-old said at a press conference ahead of Friday's third T20I against Australia. "I hope it won't happen again in future", he said. In remembrance of his statement, while announcing retirement, he said, "God has been kind and I have done what I wanted to do - on the field and in my life and I had decided sometime back that I will retire on my 37th birthday". (more...)
Graeme Sharp: David Moyes unlikely to replace Gordon Strachan Graeme Sharp: David Moyes unlikely to replace Gordon Strachan
- October 13, 2017

Not that there was ever much doubt, but Gordon Strachan has today left his post as Scotland manager with immediate effect after failing to qualify for his second major tournament in succession. "I also disappointed at missing the play-off". Through highs and lows you have stayed with the team and my biggest regret is not being able to provide the finals tournament you deserve. (more...)
Penn State preparing to keep James Franklin if other schools pursue him Penn State preparing to keep James Franklin if other schools pursue him
- October 13, 2017

After leading Penn State to a Big Ten championship and Rose Bowl appearance, Franklin signed a three-year contract extension , through the 2022 season, in August. They have since righted the ship and narrowly lost to Alabama last weekend. Sumlin is due the remainder of his contract if fired while Franklin has a $2 million buyout according to Dodd. (more...)
Stunned US face major questions after World Cup debacle
- October 13, 2017

For the first time since 1986 - when the Soviet Union was still a country - the United States will not participate in the World Cup. Amid calls for systematic reform and the exit of Gulati, Arena defended the longtime U.S. "You don't make wholesale changes on a ball being two inches wide or two inches in". They haven't received almost the same financial investment from U.S. (more...)
Brady playing through injury to left shoulder Brady playing through injury to left shoulder
- October 13, 2017

Though also sporting a 3-2 record, the Patriots are heavily favored (-9.5) against the Jets , meaning it would require a massive upset to keep Brady from history this weekend. You know, we've got to do a good job of that at the quarterback position. Brady finished both games in which he reportedly injured the shoulder. A storm might be brewing in New England and it's not at all related to the Patriots' reliably unreliable defense. (more...)
Gasly set to contest Super Formula title over US Grand Prix
- October 13, 2017

That has opened up the door for the under-performing Kvyat to return but Gasly may now miss Texas because the US Grand Prix clashes with the decisive round of the Japanese Super Formula series at Suzuka . With Sainz off to Renault, Toro Rosso couldn't afford to also lose Kvyat and have to put two inexperienced drivers in their vehicle. With enough super licence points to race in Formula 1 Hartley is now contracted to Porsche and competing in the World Endurance Championship , where he ... (more...)
Stephen Curry would select Warriors teammates for All-Star Game Stephen Curry would select Warriors teammates for All-Star Game
- October 13, 2017

Green is one to talk trash and sound overconfident at times, but for him to do it as a member of a team that won 73 games two years ago, 67 games last season and two of the last three National Basketball Association championships it's not really trash talk anymore. (more...)
Vikings naturally have Aaron Rodgers on their minds Vikings naturally have Aaron Rodgers on their minds
- October 13, 2017

What does Aaron Rodgers have planned for an encore? "The biggest thing is to, when I go back out there to stay out there", Bakhtiari said. "When you start muddying the water on that decision, now you're getting into different scenarios, and I don't think that's the best thing for your football team. (more...)
LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship Opening Round Notes and Interviews LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship Opening Round Notes and Interviews
- October 13, 2017

South Korea's Park was particularly impressive, picking her way around the course without dropping a shot, showing good temperament to birdie the final two holes to grab a share of the lead. "I've just got to put myself in good positions and give myself opportunities, which I was struggling to do the last couple of months". And Kristinsdottir said she doesn't feel any pressure of being a trailblazer of sort from Iceland, adding that she knows she won't be the last to come out of her country ... (more...)
Michael Jordan complains 'super teams' hurting National Basketball Association competition Michael Jordan complains 'super teams' hurting National Basketball Association competition
- October 13, 2017

Jordan, who many believe is the greatest player in National Basketball Association history, said there is one way to compare the two, and that's how much impact the player had on the game. Bill Russell won 11. The fight for small market teams; like his Hornets, having a better way to hold onto their stars has been revised with the addition of supermax contracts, which have allowed the likes of James Harden and Russell Westbrook to nail multi-year extensions for lucrative amounts. (more...)
Cowboys DT Stephen Paea Reportedly Will Retire at Age 29 Cowboys DT Stephen Paea Reportedly Will Retire at Age 29
- October 13, 2017

Carroll suffered a concussion during a Week 2 loss to the Denver Broncos and was out the following game, but he practiced the past two weeks. The Cowboys released Carroll on Wednesday. After spending the first four seasons of his career with the Bears, Paea has bounced around to the Washington Redskins, Cleveland Browns and Cowboys over the past three years. (more...)
Titans WR Matthews says he'll quit if forced to stand for anthem Titans WR Matthews says he'll quit if forced to stand for anthem
- October 13, 2017

Matthews was not available Thursday after practice before the locker room closed to reporters. According to ESPN, Matthews responded to fan's question on Twitter by stating that he would "be done playing football" if the NFL were to put in place a rule that would require all players to stand. (more...)
Roger Goodell's wife was defending him from anonymous Twitter account Roger Goodell's wife was defending him from anonymous Twitter account
- October 13, 2017

The WSJ found that the Twitter account that regularly criticized reporters was actually run by his wife. "Reads like press release from players' union". Goodell's wife coming to his digital defense is nothing new in sports and media, though it is embarrassing. The social media platform has become a place for critics of Goodell, amongst others, to lash out, sometimes anonymously. (more...)
Without Stokes, England will lose 3-1, predicts Waugh Without Stokes, England will lose 3-1, predicts Waugh
- October 13, 2017

He was included in their Ashes squad but the European Central Bank said he would not travel with the team when they leave, October 28. "It's got to be said, it's not an ideal time to be away from Australia", Waugh told Sky Sports Radio today. (more...)