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Broken leg rules Greig Laidlaw out of Scotland's autumn Tests Broken leg rules Greig Laidlaw out of Scotland's autumn Tests
- October 18, 2017

With Scotland kicking off their three-Test autumn programme against Samoa on November 11, Laidlaw will miss their end-of-year internationals and is a doubt for Clermont's European Champions Cup double-header in December. The Scarlets back-row forward sat out his team's match against Toulon at the weekend because of a slow recovery from a concussion. Being deprived of Laidlaw's experience is an obvious blow for Gregor Townsend as he prepares for his first home fixtures as Scotland coach, but ... (more...)
Wallabies to host three-Test series against Ireland Wallabies to host three-Test series against Ireland
- October 18, 2017

Ireland will hold no fears against the green and gold after completing a rare Southern Hemisphere "treble" last year, beating the big three of the All Blacks, South Africa and Australia in the same year. The Wallabies have won 21 of 33 previous Tests with Ireland, who were victorious the past two meetings. The Irish are the last national team to beat the All Blacks, having knocked them off in Chicago past year. (more...)
Antoine Griezmann starts as Atletico Madrid face Qarabag FK Antoine Griezmann starts as Atletico Madrid face Qarabag FK
- October 18, 2017

They drew 1-1 against Barcelona on Saturday. "No two games are the same and our opponents, even though they might seem weaker on paper, had a good first half against Chelsea and Roma struggled to overcome them", he told a Press conference. (more...)
Woods making steady progress following back surgery, says agent Woods making steady progress following back surgery, says agent
- October 18, 2017

Tiger shared a video of his swing and got golf fans very excited. But with six of the world's top seven players in their 20s and American trio Brooks Koepka, 27, Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas, both 24, all winning major titles in 2017, Olympic champion Rose believes the sport is doing just fine at present. (more...)
LeBron James's torn jersey was a awful look for Nike LeBron James's torn jersey was a awful look for Nike
- October 18, 2017

The Cavaliers star weighed in on the struggles of the local football team. James said. "I'd give him all six fouls". "I think Ali represented something bigger than Ali", James said. However, the two also spoke about more serious issues, such as James' recent criticism of President Trump, as well as Dan Gilbert's infamous letter written after James chose to sign with Miami back in 2010. (more...)
Arsene Wenger blasts Troy Deeney for comments about Arsenal
- October 18, 2017

Whenever I play against Arsenal , I'll go up and think 'let me whack the first one and see who wants it'. 'I came on today, I jumped up with [Per] Mertesacker, didn't even have to jump actually, nod it down, the crowd gets up, and they all just backed off'. (more...)
Sadio Mané named in Senegal squad for Bafana World Cup qualifiers Sadio Mané named in Senegal squad for Bafana World Cup qualifiers
- October 18, 2017

Senegal play their CAF third round World Cup qualifier on November 10th and 14th, a two-legged tie against South Africa , and there is no doubt Mané's presence could make the difference for their chances to make it to the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation next summer. (more...)
NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX) NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX)
- October 18, 2017

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE: VRX ) has declined 48.51% since October 18, 2016 and is downtrending. Other research analysts have also issued reports about the stock. It was reported on Oct, 18 by Barchart.com . Jpmorgan Chase And Co, a New York-based fund reported 5,239 shares. Exchange Management has 12 shares for 0% of their portfolio. (more...)
Bulls' Mirotic suffers fractured jaw in fight with team mate Bulls' Mirotic suffers fractured jaw in fight with team mate
- October 18, 2017

Paxson said Mirotic needs to clear the concussion protocol before the facial injuries can be addressed. Just hours before the 2017-18 National Basketball Association season was set to begin Tuesday night, reports began circulating of a nasty altercation between Chicago Bulls forwards Nikola Mirotic and Bobby Portis at practice. (more...)
Bat stolen from Ken Griffey Jr. statue outside Safeco Field Bat stolen from Ken Griffey Jr. statue outside Safeco Field
- October 18, 2017

The suspect is in custody, and the remains of the bat have been returned, according to the Mariners. Klevenberg said, "If there's one thing you don't do in Seattle, Washington, it's mess with the statue of Ken Griffey, Jr., the savior of baseball in Seattle". (more...)
Kevin De Bruyne Clashes With David Silva At Half-Time On Tuesday Night Kevin De Bruyne Clashes With David Silva At Half-Time On Tuesday Night
- October 18, 2017

Manchester City are hoping to continue their 100 per cent record in the 2017-18 Champions League when Napoli visit the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday evening. The talented midfielder's agent, Patrick De Koster referenced the contracts of two players as potential comparisons for the deal De Bruyne will ask for. (more...)
Ronald Koeman: Everton manager has 'total support' of club's board Ronald Koeman: Everton manager has 'total support' of club's board
- October 18, 2017

Ronald Koeman has come under pressure at Everton . The Republic of Ireland worldwide has been out with a knee injury since March, but did play the first half of an Everton U23s match earlier this week. Everton had a fantastic record at Goodison Park last season and that's something we wanted to continue. Everton face a do-or-die Europa League clash tomorrow against Olympique Lyonnais, with anything less than a win likely spelling an end to the Blues' European campaign. (more...)
De Bruyne is the second best player in Europe De Bruyne is the second best player in Europe
- October 18, 2017

The outcome for De Bruyne , who is now paid a reported £115,000 per week on a contract that runs until 2021, could be a huge increase in wages. The outcome for De Bruyne, now paid a reported £115,000 per week on a contract that runs until 2021, could be a big pay rise and De Koster referenced Paris Saint-Germain's latest big-money signings when he discussed the potential deal that he could seek. (more...)
Skip Bayless's Tweet About Gordon Hayward's Injury Stirs Outrage Skip Bayless's Tweet About Gordon Hayward's Injury Stirs Outrage
- October 18, 2017

Both James and Isaiah Thomas visited Hayward in the locker room while he was receiving medical attention, according to ESPN . He was set to undergo MRI and CT exams on Wednesday morning. If you have ever heard of the name Skip Bayless , then this news shouldn't be much of a surprise to you. Kobe says in the long run, Hayward will have a deeper appreciation for the simple things like "being able to stand, walk, run" and it'll motivate him to train harder. (more...)
Irate fan invades pitch to abuse own team Irate fan invades pitch to abuse own team
- October 18, 2017

Keanu Marsh-Brown's first-half effort was enough to seal the points for the visitors in what was the first-ever meeting between the two sides. But they could not find a way past Collins as their goal drought extended to 351 minutes. In the end, it was up to midfielder Michael Doyle to see the invader off the pitch as it seemed as though no security or stewards were about to step in. (more...)
AT&T Stadium set to host 2018 NFL Draft AT&T Stadium set to host 2018 NFL Draft
- October 18, 2017

As part of its bid the Cowboys offered up AT&T Stadium and the team's facility in Frisco, Texas for league officials to use for next year's draft. "We are grateful to the Dallas Cowboys , the cities of Arlington, Dallas, and Frisco, and the Dallas Sports Commission for their leadership in turning this vision into reality". (more...)
Mark Sampson found guilty of racially abusing Eni Aluko and Drew Spence Mark Sampson found guilty of racially abusing Eni Aluko and Drew Spence
- October 18, 2017

Aluko, 30, claimed Sampson made an inappropriate comment about her Nigerian family having Ebola before an England match in 2014. Quoting that tweet, Stormzy followed his earlier tweets by describing James as an "absolute dickhead". "However, that is not the same as concluding that (Sampson) is racist". The statement continued: "Our ambition has always been to find the truth and take swift and appropriate action if needed". (more...)
DeShone Kizer is back, named Cleveland Browns starter for Week 7 DeShone Kizer is back, named Cleveland Browns starter for Week 7
- October 18, 2017

Kizer was selected with the 52nd pick in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft. "DeShone learned a lot of things, " he said. Jackson made the announcement Wednesday as the team began its preparations for Sunday's game. "I think he will understand that better and really what it does to your team as you are in those situations". The point of starting Hogan over him was to provide a better chance to win games, but Hogan proved no better than Kizer in that regard. (more...)
Eagles Star Chris Long Donating 2017 NFL Salary ... to Youth Education Eagles Star Chris Long Donating 2017 NFL Salary ... to Youth Education
- October 18, 2017

Long's first six game checks went to provide two scholarships for students from Charlottesville , Va., his hometown, and his next 10 game checks are going toward the launch of the Pledge 10 for Tomorrow campaign. "It's nothing like that", Long said in September. " Chris Long is donating the rest of his year's salary to increase educational equality", reported ESPN . (more...)
The New Star Wars Movie Gets a Title
- October 18, 2017

Prior to receiving its title, the " Star Wars " prequel with the young Han Solo was called, for ease of reference, " Han Solo " both in and out of production. Also featured in the movie are Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian, Woody Harrelson , Emilia Clarke and Thandie Newton , among others. And given that this was the title we were all expecting, can we REALLY give them too much of a hard time for giving us exactly what we wanted? The Solo spin-off is part of Walt Disney ... (more...)
Petition against National Football League ref Pete Morelli has over 60000 signatures Petition against National Football League ref Pete Morelli has over 60000 signatures
- October 18, 2017

Wentz has the Eagles sitting at 5-1, tied for the NFL's best record. In case a reminder is needed here, Morelli and his crew flagged the Eagles 10 times for 126 yards, while the Panthers were whistled once for one yard. The Eagles didn't get much going on the ground then, which allowed Washington back in the game. "[Morelli] has a clear and statistically obvious bias against the Philadelphia Eagles ", the petition states. (more...)
Ozil 'angry' that Arsenal haven't spent enough - Pires Ozil 'angry' that Arsenal haven't spent enough - Pires
- October 18, 2017

Pires has issued a defence of the 29-year-old, stating that Ozil is simply "angry" that Arsenal haven't spent enough. And he has claimed the former Real Madrid star is only unhappy because Arsenal failed to spend the necessary money to make the squad competitive in the summer. (more...)
Holly Holm responds to critical tweets from Cris Cyborg Holly Holm responds to critical tweets from Cris Cyborg
- October 18, 2017

According to the USADA website , it has been Holm who has been tested more than Cyborg since the program began. Cris Cyborg posted to Twitter writing, "Let's see if my next opponent is doing exams in the same proportion I'm doing!" On Monday, "Cyborg" took to Twitter to question whether Holm had been tested as much as she has been after receiving her "third visit from USADA in less than a month". (more...)
Cougar Defenceman Named To Team WHL
- October 18, 2017

Sam Steel will be one of Team WHL's forwards. Through eight games in the 2017-18 season, Anderson-Dolan has picked up three goals and seven assists for 10 points. Last season, Estephan was the first Hurricane to be represented in the Series since 2010 when Carter Ashton was selected. Two Medicine Hat Tigers have been selected to represent Canada on the global stage. (more...)
Richarlison escapes diving ban for Arsenal antics after panel review Richarlison escapes diving ban for Arsenal antics after panel review
- October 18, 2017

Richarlison earned Watford the crucial penalty kick against Arsenal on Saturday after a collision with Hector Bellerin. That got us thinking about a "no nonsense XI" featuring Deeney. "I came on today and jumped up with Mertesacker - I didn't even have to jump, actually". Arsenal will be looking to return to winning ways when they take on Red Star Belgrade in the Europa League on Thursday evening. (more...)
Jose Mourinho Reveals He Won't Retire At Manchester United Jose Mourinho Reveals He Won't Retire At Manchester United
- October 18, 2017

According to transfermarkt , Mourinho has spent more than £300 million since last summer. Van Gaal, who was in attendance at Anfield for United's league clash against rivals Liverpool on Saturday, believes that the situation surrounding his sacking could have been handled differently, while also accusing Mourinho of being "out of control" too often. (more...)
Trump's Correction of His Tax Lie Is Also a Lie
- October 18, 2017

The billionaire property developer's attempt to explain himself was also founded on a wholly false claim as when you survey taxing in developed economies nearly every other country taxes a higher share of its economy. "Some people will say it differently", Trump insisted, forgiving himself. SACKS: Then why don't you say it that way. But if you'd like to add the 'developed nation, ' you can say that, too. (more...)
Olympic Gold Medalist Reveals Sexual Abuse by Team Doctor Olympic Gold Medalist Reveals Sexual Abuse by Team Doctor
- October 18, 2017

Maroney, 21, alleges that Nassar began molesting her at the age of 13 at a US national team training camp in Texas and continued the abuse until she left the sport (she last competed at the 2013 world championships, when she was 17, and announced her retirement in 2016). (more...)
Manchester United linked with £35m wonderkid Manchester United linked with £35m wonderkid
- October 18, 2017

Jose Mourinho has been using Daley Blind, Matteo Darmian and Ashley Young on the left this season and is looking for a permanent solution to problematic position. The former Southampton man has made just one appearance for the Red Devils, an FA Cup clash with Burton Albion. According to the report, Espanyol would demand Martin's full €40 million (£35.5m) release clause. (more...)
Liverpool star Matip hails Manchester United superstar Liverpool star Matip hails Manchester United superstar
- October 18, 2017

His handling and positioning are bested only by his cat-like reflexes, as demonstrated during the 0-0 draw with Liverpool at Anfield. De Gea however performed a world class save using his legs which would have no doubt left Matip frustrated. (more...)