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Weah scores hat-trick as United States of America crushes Paraguay to enter quarters Weah scores hat-trick as United States of America crushes Paraguay to enter quarters
- October 16, 2017

USA, who had beaten India 3-0 in their campaign opener, will now play the victor of tomorrow's pre-quarterfinal match between England and Japan . The Americans haven't qualified for an U-17 World Cup quarterfinal since 2005, a team that featured recent US men's national team stalwarts Jozy Altidore and Omar Gonzalez. (more...)
Microsoft employees can now work in the trees Microsoft employees can now work in the trees
- October 16, 2017

A total of three treehouse offices was built on Microsoft's 500-acres Redmond campus in Washington. Microsoft employees looking to connect with nature can bring their laptops with them when they visit a new spot on the software giant's Redmond, Wash., campus. (more...)
Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston has AC joint sprain Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston has AC joint sprain
- October 16, 2017

Sunday's Week 6 loss marked the first time in Winston's three-year career that he had to leave a game due to injury, and he is scheduled to undergo an MRI on Monday, according to ESPN's Jenna Laine . Winston, who played his collegiate football at Florida State, was originally selected by the Buccaneers with the No. 1 overall pick in first round of the 2015 NFL Draft. (more...)
De Kock Credits Mckenzie After Another Ton
- October 16, 2017

Their partnership was the highest for any wicket for South Africa and the joint sixth highest in all ODIs. It was also Bangladesh's highest total in ODIs against South Africa but it came to no avail. In the two-Test series, Bangladesh conceded a combined 1316 runs in three Proteas innings, grabbing 13 wickets. But in the process he became only the fifth player to complete the one-day worldwide "double" of 5000 runs and 200 wickets. (more...)
Vehicle bomb kills investigative journalist in Malta
- October 16, 2017

Daphne Caruana Galizia, a leading Maltese journalist who had reported extensively on government corruption, was killed in a vehicle bombing Monday, according to TVM , the country's public broadcaster. Forensics teams are now on scene to asses the area. She wrote on Monday: "There are crooks everywhere you look now". Recently, Caruana Galizia's outspoken blog had turned its fire on opposition politicians. (more...)
Goals dry up for Man United as Man City delivers master class Goals dry up for Man United as Man City delivers master class
- October 16, 2017

There was finally something to celebrate for Crystal Palace , which registered its first points and goals of the season in a surprise 2-1 win over Chelsea . So, while Wenger felt Richarlison's theatrical fall under Hector Bellerin's challenge shouldn't have led to the penalty that Deeney converted for Watford's equaliser, it was the goalscorer's suggestion that Arsenal lack fight that rang true. (more...)
Golden State Warriors: 4 goals for Stephen Curry this upcoming season Golden State Warriors: 4 goals for Stephen Curry this upcoming season
- October 16, 2017

Just before that banner is raised, the Warriors will receive their 2017 NBA Championship rings. The rest of the teams "don't have a. clue" how to win against the Warriors, he told GQ. A nucleus of Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson , Kevin Durant and Draymond Green helps create one of the most talented teams in National Basketball Association history. (more...)
Mauricio Pochettino compares playing in 'special' Bernabeu atmosphere to receiving a baptism Mauricio Pochettino compares playing in 'special' Bernabeu atmosphere to receiving a baptism
- October 16, 2017

Pochettino has visited the Bernabeu on numerous occasions, both as a player and manager, and the former Espanyol boss has told his players to expect "special" atmosphere when they face the Spanish and European champions on home soil. "I think over the last few seasons it's been nearly the same team every season". Last week's reports suggested Zidane could leave the Merengues at the end of the season as the French football federation wants to hire him after the world cup. (more...)
Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater cleared to practice, report says Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater cleared to practice, report says
- October 16, 2017

More than a year after his gruesome knee injury, which led many around the NFL wondering whether the former first-round pick would ever play a down of football again, Bridgewater was cleared by Dr. There were plenty of doubts in the months after that as to whether Bridgewater would play again. Bridgewater dislocated his knee in August 2016 and has been on the physically unable to perform list this season. (more...)
Delays and drips mark Great Western Railway's new train launch Delays and drips mark Great Western Railway's new train launch
- October 16, 2017

Rather than cancel the train altogether, we ran the three-car train to offer some service. She said: "I want to say to passengers that we are really sorry that the first service from Bristol didn't go as planned today". The new trains are created to travel faster as they accelerate more rapidly and include a digital reservation system telling passengers whether a seat is booked. (more...)
Wales change selection policy in bid to keep stars Wales change selection policy in bid to keep stars
- October 16, 2017

Dan Biggar will join Northampton next season and his current Wales and Ospreys half-back partner Rhys Webb will link up with French side Toulon. WalesOnline says the law states that "only players who play in Wales will be eligible for selection to the national squad". (more...)
AP Top 25: Big upsets shake up top 10 in latest poll AP Top 25: Big upsets shake up top 10 in latest poll
- October 16, 2017

It wasn't just Top 10 teams that suffered untimely defeats. The question is how long they can hold off Miami, Virginia Tech, NC State and Virginia (yes, Virginia) for the spot on top of the mountain. Freshman running back Travis Etienne moved up to seventh in yards per carry (8.75) and junior quarterback Kelly Bryant jumped to 11th in completion percentage (67.6) before his early exit. (more...)
Weinstein Co in possible sale talks amid sexual harassment scandal Weinstein Co in possible sale talks amid sexual harassment scandal
- October 16, 2017

On Friday, Bob Weinstein, the company's co-founder and the brother of Harvey Weinstein , issued a press release denying that the Weinstein Company was for sale. U.S. banking giant Goldman Sachs last week confirmed it was "exploring options" for its near $1 million (£752,000) stake in the Weinstein Company . (more...)
Tiger Woods Says He's 'Making Progress' in Recovery from Back Surgery Tiger Woods Says He's 'Making Progress' in Recovery from Back Surgery
- October 16, 2017

The 41-year-old was a captain's assistant for the United States at the 2017 Presidents Cup, which the USA won 19-11 earlier this month. The American, who only last month admitted it was possible he may never play competitive golf again as he continues his rehabilitation from back surgery, tweeted a nine-second clip in which he hits a drive while wearing his trademark Sunday red shirt, captioned "Making Progress". (more...)
Joe Maddon rips home plate collision rule Joe Maddon rips home plate collision rule
- October 16, 2017

My point is, all rules that are created, or laws, aren't necessarily good ones. And the other thing is, let's take a risk-reward analysis of this thing. Equally predictable was Joe Maddon's response. After the replay, Maddon stormed out of the dugout and began to argue, first with plate umpire Lance Barksdale and then crew chief Mike Winters. (more...)
Aurelio De Laurentiis urges Napoli to rest players against Manchester City Aurelio De Laurentiis urges Napoli to rest players against Manchester City
- October 16, 2017

The teams have scored a combined 55 goals across 16 league games, conceding only nine - numbers which make for a mouth-watering prospect for the neutral and have Guardiola planning a detailed and cautionary message for his squad. Napoli defender Raul Albiol has claimed that Manchester City are the best team in Europe at present. "This is not for me to say". " Day by day much better ", Pep said on Aguero, adding; "Yesterday [Sunday] he did an awesome training session, the day ... (more...)
Ireland have made a big jump in the latest Fifa World Rankings Ireland have made a big jump in the latest Fifa World Rankings
- October 16, 2017

The final champion of World Cup, Germany, maintained its place in ranking summit. We are among the four lowest-ranked sides in the playoff draw, meaning we will definitely be drawn against one of Switzerland (11), Italy (15), Croatia (18) or Denmark (19). (more...)
West Ham's Zabaleta slams team-mate Carroll for 'bit nasty' red card West Ham's Zabaleta slams team-mate Carroll for 'bit nasty' red card
- October 16, 2017

It was the first time that Carroll had been red-carded in 75 Premier League appearances. Carroll, having spent so much of his West Ham career fighting for fitness, tossed away his latest chance with two yellow cards in the space of 99 seconds condemning him to an early exit and his team-mates to more than an hour of numerical disadvantage. (more...)
Liverpool Hope to End Man United Unbeaten Run Liverpool Hope to End Man United Unbeaten Run
- October 16, 2017

Jose Mourinho's side travel to Merseyside in a rich vein of form having won six of their seven Premier League fixtures so far during the 2017-18 campaign. "I tried with my substitutions to make us more dynamic in attack, but in reality we lost power and energy and control in midfield". Having dropped 23 points at home last season, United have begun this campaign with a ideal record in front of their own fans, and they are not far behind on their travels either with a 2-2 draw at Stoke ... (more...)
Australian cricket team bus attacked in India Australian cricket team bus attacked in India
- October 16, 2017

Australia opening batsman Aaron Finch posted a photo of a shattered window on a bus on Twitter. The Australia cricket team suffered a scare following their Twenty20 global win over India in Guwahati on Tuesday after a rock was thrown at their team bus, shattering one of the windows, governing body Cricket Australia (CA) said. (more...)
Titans list Marcus Mariota as questionable for Monday night Titans list Marcus Mariota as questionable for Monday night
- October 16, 2017

What Mariota brings to the offense is the ability to implement the read-option because he is able to do so much with his legs. The Colts will play their first Monday night game since pummeling the New York Jets, 41-10, in Week 13 of the 2016 regular season. (more...)
Fleury placed on injured reserve by Golden Knights Fleury placed on injured reserve by Golden Knights
- October 16, 2017

They smelled victory. They were the fresher team obviously. It's expected for an expansion team to go through several firsts in its inaugural season, and a pair of Vegas Golden Knights players added to the list with their first National Hockey League goals on Sunday. (more...)
Federer, Nadal one match away from Shanghai Masters showdown Federer, Nadal one match away from Shanghai Masters showdown
- October 16, 2017

This forced Rafa to play a couple of games outside his comfort zone and really go for the lines to push Federer back. While you can point to the injury-induced absences of Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka as contributing sparks to reigniting the Roger-Rafa rivalry, there are more compelling reasons why Nadal and Federer have caught fire again this season. (more...)
Steelers WR Martavis Bryant reportedly asks to be traded Steelers WR Martavis Bryant reportedly asks to be traded
- October 16, 2017

This year, Bryant 15 catches for 204 yards and a touchdown on 31 targets. Compare that to his performance in 2015, when he had 92 targets in 11 games. The Steelers won a big game on Sunday, when they went into Kansas City to knock off the previously unbeaten Chiefs , but all is not well in Pittsburgh. (more...)
Giants at Broncos time, TV schedule, live stream, odds and more Giants at Broncos time, TV schedule, live stream, odds and more
- October 16, 2017

Opposite him today will be Trevor Siemian who is 79 of 126 for 888 yards and 7 touchdowns. Not surprisingly, Denver is receiving a lot of love at the betting window, as over 70% of public bettors are laying the points with the Broncos. (more...)
Bucs QB leaves game with shoulder injury Bucs QB leaves game with shoulder injury
- October 16, 2017

In his place, the team turned the reins over to Ryan Fitzpatrick , needing to mount a 24-point deficit. Right now, Jameis Winston ranks 14th in total passing yards (1,198) - which if you use his 300 yard per game average so far to give him a fifth game would move him to 4th in the National Football League right now behind Brady, Carson Wentz and Carson Palmer. (more...)
Leonard Fournette leaves game with injury Leonard Fournette leaves game with injury
- October 16, 2017

Jaguars kicker Jason Myers also missed a 54-yard field goal at the end of the first half and another 54-yarder with 1:07 remaining. It was part of a 100-yard first quarter rushing effort for Fournette that, briefly, gave the Jaguars a 14-10 lead when Chris Ivory went 22 yards for a touchdown on a screen pass. (more...)
How to Watch Rams vs. Jaguars How to Watch Rams vs. Jaguars
- October 16, 2017

What's interesting is that the line has jumped 2.5 points but public bettors are backing the Rams at the betting window. Otherwise, Los Angeles will be at risk to fall back to.500 on the season, which is the last thing Sean McVay and company want to deal with since the Seattle Seahawks are beginning to play some of their best football. (more...)
CJ Beathard named the 49ers' starting quarterback the rest of the season CJ Beathard named the 49ers' starting quarterback the rest of the season
- October 16, 2017

They were out gained by Washington 109 to 11 yards in the first quarter and appeared on the brink of getting blown out. San Francisco converted 1-5 attempts under Hoyer with three passes falling well short of the first-down marker. "By no means were things flawless, but the game's not too big for the guy". Beathard is an incredibly tough quarterback who moves in and out of the pocket extremely well. (more...)
Colin Kaepernick files grievance against owners for collusion Colin Kaepernick files grievance against owners for collusion
- October 16, 2017

Under the league's Collective Bargaining Agreement teams and the NFL are forbidden from coming together to deprive a player of employment. The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback was the first NFL player to protests during the national anthem. (more...)