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Ronnie O'Sullivan Lets Pitch Invader Take Shot On The Black Ronnie O'Sullivan Lets Pitch Invader Take Shot On The Black
- October 19, 2017

O'Sullivan had the composure to sink the pink before handing the cue to the woman - much to the amazement of the crowd, Zhang, the referee and the watching security guard. O'Sullivan had threatened to pull out of the tournament after World Snooker told him he was unable to wear trainers as he did in his first round victory against Zhang Anda . (more...)
Ignyta, Inc. (RXDX) Sees Strong Trading Volume on Analyst Upgrade Ignyta, Inc. (RXDX) Sees Strong Trading Volume on Analyst Upgrade
- October 19, 2017

Shares of Ignyta (RXDX) opened at 14.35 on Wednesday. Looking further out, over the past twelve months, Ignyta , Inc.'s stock was 191.22% and 84.66% over the last quarter and 90.06% for the past six months. On Sunday, June 4 the stock rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald with "Buy". As per Friday, March 18, the company rating was upgraded by Bernstein. (more...)
Doctor: Hayward's injury could have been worse Doctor: Hayward's injury could have been worse
- October 19, 2017

According to ESPN , Hayward is set to have surgery on Wednesday, although Celtics coach Brad Stevens did not estimate when the former Utah Jazz man might return. "I'm going to be all right", Hayward said. "But we're not even thinking about a timeframe right now". Stevens noted how his players' thoughts are on Hayward. (more...)
Swanigan nets eight in National Basketball Association debut with Blazers Swanigan nets eight in National Basketball Association debut with Blazers
- October 19, 2017

But sifting through the ashes of the 124-76 loss (yes, the Blazers won by 48 points), one fan found that singular moment of poetry in motion. " Embarrassed is much more of the word", Watson said of the loss after the game. In the second quarter, things continued to slip away for the Suns , with Portland executing and well on offense. Booker had trainers looking at him a handful of times before hobbling off to the bench at that point in the game. (more...)
Premier League decides against Arsenal-Liverpool Xmas Eve fixture Premier League decides against Arsenal-Liverpool Xmas Eve fixture
- October 19, 2017

Complaints by Arsenal stewards and concerns about how Liverpool fans would get home after the match seem to have won the day over Sky's unfortunate desire to have a marquee match to broadcast on Christmas Eve this year. After further discussions, Premier League executive chairman Richard Scudamore praised the "flexibility" of United Kingdom television broadcasters Sky and BT. (more...)
Big Ten approves move to 20-game conference schedule Big Ten approves move to 20-game conference schedule
- October 19, 2017

Under the new men's format, teams will play seven opponents twice and six teams once (three home, three away) in a given season. In-state rivalries (Northwestern/Illinois, Michigan State/Michigan, Indiana/Purdue) will be played twice every year. (more...)
Roy Hodgson says Crystal Palace win over Chelsea not season defining Roy Hodgson says Crystal Palace win over Chelsea not season defining
- October 19, 2017

Even with that win against Chelsea , we will surely see Newcastle trying to get on the front foot against a Palace team who had lost their first seven PL matches without scoring a goal. "They will be believing now that they can produce those performances and those performances will help us climb up the table". Newcastle United have performed well in their return to the Premier League, boasting 11 points from their first eight matches back in the top-flight and sitting pretty in the ... (more...)
Philadelphia 76ers fall to Washington Wizards in season opener Philadelphia 76ers fall to Washington Wizards in season opener
- October 19, 2017

The Wizards' starting lineup played 1,347 minutes together last season, 467 more minutes than any other lineup in the league, because their reserves were outscored by 3.4 points per 100 possessions during the regular season. On Oct. 18, Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons will finally share the floor in a regular season National Basketball Association game. Really, there were times he could have finished even more. (more...)
Tottenham keeper Lloris: You can't doubt Benzema
- October 19, 2017

Lloris felt the crucial moment for Spurs was just after Ronaldo had scored, adding: "There were still four or five minutes where we had to stay strong". This is a moment that he plays at Real Madrid and he is doing very well, said Lloris. That points to a new maturity to this year's Spurs, borne of more experience, more confidence, and it is showing on the pitch. (more...)
West Ham man comments after missing out on starting XI vs Burnley West Ham man comments after missing out on starting XI vs Burnley
- October 19, 2017

But with his worldwide ambitions on the precipice, the West Ham number two wants out. Chris Hughton did not even start a striker in their most recent away match at the Emirates, which is perhaps understandable considering that Glenn Murray, his only other alternative, has not scored a top-flight goal since December 2015. (more...)
Toyota's New Hydrogen Car & Bus Concepts Mean Electric Might Have Some Competition
- October 19, 2017

The Fine-Comfort Ride is a fuel cell vehicle (FCV), which means it gets the same propulsion technology as the Toyota Mirai . It has been conceived as a "new form of premium saloon" with a flexible layout of a kind only possible in electric-powered vehicles. (more...)
TxDOT re-introducing 'Five for Drive' campaign to keep young drivers safe TxDOT re-introducing 'Five for Drive' campaign to keep young drivers safe
- October 19, 2017

Teen drivers went through the Ford Driving Skills For Life Program . Offer teens "road wisdom" you've acquired over the years. "We hope parents will start the conversation about safe driving during National Teen Driver Safety Week - but then continue the conversations - every day throughout the year - to help keep their teens safe behind the wheel", added Buskohl. (more...)
Not So Fast! Cubs Beat Dodgers To Keep Postseason Alive Not So Fast! Cubs Beat Dodgers To Keep Postseason Alive
- October 19, 2017

The flashy second baseman did not start for the Cubs in Game 3 . He gave up two runs in five innings in Game 1 of this series and could have gone at least another inning, but manager Dave Roberts pinch-hit for him in the fifth with a runner on second and two outs in a tie game. (more...)
Leafs forward Patrick Marleau plays in his 1500th career National Hockey League game Leafs forward Patrick Marleau plays in his 1500th career National Hockey League game
- October 19, 2017

And if he stays healthy - he's missed only 31 games in all that time - he'll climb to 11th in career games played by the end of the season. "The first shot went in, it got through three or four guys and off the post, but after that, we played real well". (more...)
Jobs market tightens as unemployment falls
- October 19, 2017

Some economists say the Reserve Bank may have to lift rates in early 2018, such is the expectation for jobs growth. Sign up here for free access to 7 articles per month + twice daily business email alerts. The states with the strongest annual growth in trend employment over the previous year are Queensland (4.1%), Tasmania (3.9%), Victoria (3.1%) and Western Australia (2.9%). (more...)
Antonio Conte Is Still Rising To José Mourinho's Taunts Antonio Conte Is Still Rising To José Mourinho's Taunts
- October 19, 2017

Mourinho declined to discuss the injury and diverted the conversation into a subtle dig at Conte, claiming that he does not cry about injuries, like he believes Conte does. "[He has] to think about his team". N'Golo Kante and Danny Drinkwater are also missing, along with first-choice wing-back Victor Moses . He needs more players, players that are capable of making a difference to the team. (more...)
City make it three out of three with win over Napoli City make it three out of three with win over Napoli
- October 19, 2017

The Italy global was forced to withdraw in the second half of Tuesday night's 2-1 Champions League defeat against Manchester City with a thigh injury. De Bruyne did not like this. Napoli were struggling to deal with the Citizens' scintillating attacking play and needed Kalidou Koulibaly to clear a Jesus shot off the line. (more...)
UofL board votes to fire Tom Jurich from athletic director post UofL board votes to fire Tom Jurich from athletic director post
- October 19, 2017

Jurich came to Louisville 20 years ago from Colorado State University and is credited with bringing the U of L athletic department into national prominence. Tom continually demanded that his coaches follow the rules of the NCAA and the institution and never once wavered in support of those who did. NBC affiliate WAVE was live at UofL for the announcement. (more...)
Nuggets sign Richard Jefferson Nuggets sign Richard Jefferson
- October 19, 2017

Jefferson was recently waived by Atlanta after being dealt to the Hawks from Cleveland. The Nuggets open the season tonight in Utah. He became a free agent on Monday, with Denver quickly jumping to the top of the list. To make room for the 37 year old, the Nuggets are planning to waive 35 year old, veteran guard Jameer Nelson , in what is seen as a move to add a championship winning presence in the locker room. (more...)
Up-To-Date Stock Report: Delphi Automotive PLC (DLPH)
- October 19, 2017

The dividend payment was $0.290 per share for the quarter which comes to $1.16 on an annualized basis. After $0.32 actual earnings per share reported by The Providence Service Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 9.37% EPS growth. (more...)
Christian Ziege praises Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris Christian Ziege praises Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris
- October 19, 2017

Ronaldo saw his header from a good Ashraf Hakimi cross cannon back of the post and them from the rebound, Karim Benzema put his shot wide of the goal with Lloris on the ground. "The performance was fantastic". "Of course it was a great chance for us to prove that we can compete, " Pochettino said. "We are a team that is still under construction". (more...)
Jose Mourinho Says MU is Not His Last Club Jose Mourinho Says MU is Not His Last Club
- October 19, 2017

His side are vying with neighbours Manchester City for top spot in the Premier League this term, but Mourinho is keeping his future options open. Mourinho is under contract for Manchester United for three years after being appointed as manager in 2016. (more...)
Alicia Keys Returning For Season 14 of The Voice Alicia Keys Returning For Season 14 of The Voice
- October 19, 2017

The reigning champ of The Voice is making her triumphant return to the iconic red chairs! " Alicia is extremely detailed", Blue told reporters at a press conference for Season 12. The Voice , which is now in the midst of Season 13, will return for its 14th cycle in Spring 2018. In late 2009, Keys released her fourth studio album, "The Element of Freedom", which hit the platinum sales mark in one month and spawned the No. (more...)
After dismantling Vanderbilt, Ole Miss football works to stop LSU's Derrius Guice After dismantling Vanderbilt, Ole Miss football works to stop LSU's Derrius Guice
- October 19, 2017

The match will be televised on ESPNU. Even though Ole Miss is going through some tough growing pains after multiple NCAA violations and former coach Hugh Freeze's cell phone scandal, Orgeron isn't playing into the favorite-to-win scenario. (more...)
Chris Ballard: Andrew Luck's soreness is 'part of the process' Chris Ballard: Andrew Luck's soreness is 'part of the process'
- October 19, 2017

Many Colts fans had been apprehensive, including writers on this site, about Luck coming back at all this season. According to Ballard, Luck's recovery was coming along as scheduled before this week's complication . "I'm not going to put a timeline on that". Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has yet to appear in a game this season, due to a right shoulder issue that first began giving him trouble in 2015. (more...)
Rodgers-Cromartie calls ban a 'misunderstanding' Rodgers-Cromartie calls ban a 'misunderstanding'
- October 19, 2017

He admitted that was a mistake. "I support both of them", he said. "Watched the whole [Giants-Broncos] game on TV, was happy for my guys, and now I'm back ready to go". Rodgers-Cromartie threw his helmet and stormed off toward the locker room after leaving the game for good about midway through the fourth quarter. "Man, shoot, to be honest, Coach called me up [to his office on October 10], he said some things I kinda didn't agree with it and". (more...)
Messi reaches 100 European goals with Olympiakos beauty Messi reaches 100 European goals with Olympiakos beauty
- October 19, 2017

However, the opposition appeared to be given a way back into the game just before half-time when Pique was sent off for two yellow card offences. Messi has, of course, scored all 97 of his Champions League goals for Barcelona , taking him five clear of Ronaldo as the player with the most goals for the same club in the competition. (more...)
Chevron says fire did not affect El Segundo's main process units Chevron says fire did not affect El Segundo's main process units
- October 18, 2017

El Segundo police officers advised residents to shelter in place and close their windows. There were no reports of injuries or fatalities, the filing with state pollution regulators said, adding it was unknown if any waterways or storm drains were impacted. (more...)
Raheem Sterling bullish playing under Pep at City Raheem Sterling bullish playing under Pep at City
- October 18, 2017

With City challenging for honours domestically and in the Champions League and with a World Cup in Russian Federation at the end of the campaign, this has the potential to be a defining season for Sterling . A key feature of City's play in the recent run of form is Kevin De Bruyne , who was at his brilliant best against Stoke on Saturday. De Bruyne had two assists and played a major role in three of the other four goals City scored while he was on the pitch. (more...)
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...)