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Evidence Leader For Former Matsela Koko Case Axed Evidence Leader For Former Matsela Koko Case Axed
- October 22, 2017

Eskom in a statement confirmed it had terminated Matsaung's services following the incident. A video has emerged showing Sebetja Matsaung , the evidence leader in Eskom's disciplinary hearing of suspended Eskom acting CEO Matshela Koko, threatened to take out Financial Mail deputy editor, Sikonathi Mantshantsha. (more...)
Confirmed Liverpool lineup vs. Tottenham: Milner retained with Wijnaldum absent Confirmed Liverpool lineup vs. Tottenham: Milner retained with Wijnaldum absent
- October 22, 2017

The former Manchester City midfielder and 2-time Premier League victor has spent the majority of the new season on the bench, playing just 4 hours of league games out of a possible 12 hours. "He is the captain here and that says everything about what I think about him". Having him back at Saint Jame's Park after 10 years could help the club set the solid foundation they need to become a top side. (more...)
Conte: I'll never fear the sack at Chelsea Conte: I'll never fear the sack at Chelsea
- October 22, 2017

The Hornets beat Arsenal 2-1 last weekend, but were denied another high-profile scalp. Carlo Ancelotti favourite to replace Antonio Conte at Chelsea-. "I don't feel because this is our job". "For him this is the first big experience with a great team". Against Crystal Palace his performance wasn't good, but not only his, the whole team played bad. (more...)
5 bold predictions for Jets-Dolphins
- October 22, 2017

In the two games since, NY has combined to rush for just 118 yards — 34 at Cleveland and 74 against New England. DeVante Parker , Andre Branch , Xavien Howard and Byron Maxwell are all listed as questionable. The Jets also know that they've got to re-establish their running game in order for Josh McCown and the passing game to be effective. The Dolphins are a team I just haven't been able to get a handle on. (more...)
Everton were to blame, says fan who hit player while holding child Everton were to blame, says fan who hit player while holding child
- October 22, 2017

Everton is facing punishment from UEFA after being charged over an ugly brawl in its UEFA Europa League clash with Lyon , in which fans became involved in. In a statement on Friday, Everton FC said they have identified the fan and taken actions against him. He said: 'I put myself and my son in a unsafe position by taking my eye off the ball and getting carried forward with other fans. (more...)
United States pressured International Olympic Committee to ban Russian Federation from Winter Olympics: Putin United States pressured International Olympic Committee to ban Russian Federation from Winter Olympics: Putin
- October 22, 2017

Peskov was commenting on Vladimir Putin's recent speech at his annual meeting at the Valdai Discussion Club in Sochi. Neither Putin nor Peskov specified what specific organizations the us government could be involved in the pressure alleged to the place of the IOC. (more...)
Pliskova strides past Venus in first match in Singapore Pliskova strides past Venus in first match in Singapore
- October 22, 2017

Pliskova held to love for a 5-2 lead before a big forehand victor brought up three match points and, while Williams played her best tennis of the match to stave them off, a wayward backhand on the fourth gifted her opponent victory in just 74 minutes. (more...)
Leonard Fournette (ankle) officially questionable for Jaguars Week 7 Leonard Fournette (ankle) officially questionable for Jaguars Week 7
- October 22, 2017

Chris Ivory would get additional work if Fournette were unable to play. The Jaguars selected Fournette with the fourth overall pick in the 2017 National Football League draft, and the rookie has more than justified the investment. A huge part of Jacksonville's relative success this season can be attributed to rookie running back Leonard Fournette, who has found the end zone in each of his first six starts as a pro. (more...)
Timo Werner admits dreams of playing with Manchester United Timo Werner admits dreams of playing with Manchester United
- October 22, 2017

The 21-year-old German marksman is building a formidable reputation in the Bundesliga since breaking through at boyhood club VfB Stuttgart. He continued, "We want to win some titles here". In earlier days, it was Manchester United . "It used to be Manchester United supporter under Alex Ferguson , who always won". "That's something you can easily forget, especially when everything is going well". (more...)
Real Madrid vs Eibar Real Madrid vs Eibar
- October 22, 2017

Achraf is only 18 years of age and was given his Champions League debut this week, playing the full 90 minutes as Real drew 1-1 with Tottenham at the Bernabeu . The keeper is currently residing at the club's Valdebebas training complex but his father, who lives in Tenerife, is planning to move to Madrid in the near future now that his son's career at Real had taken a huge upturn. (more...)
Northwestern sneaks past Iowa in OT Northwestern sneaks past Iowa in OT
- October 22, 2017

Justin Jackson rushed 25 times for 93 yards in his first game since breaking the school career record for rushing yards and all-purpose yards in a 37-21 victory at Maryland last Saturday. After an 18-yard pass to Bennett Skowronek during the next Northwestern drive, Thorson kept the ball himself for a fourth-down conversion that led to a Charlie Kuhbander 30-yard field goal. (more...)
Arsene Wenger reveals possible squad changes for Arsenal's trip to Goodison Park Arsene Wenger reveals possible squad changes for Arsenal's trip to Goodison Park
- October 22, 2017

The Gunners lost 2-1 to Watford last weekend, but won 1-0 against Red Star Belgrade in the Europa League in midweek. And the Gooners might finally get to witness the pairing of Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez back together. And the three-time Premier League victor admitted he is driven to continue by a sheer love of the game. Wenger is unlikely to start any of them this afternoon - with less than three days' rest between matches - but is delighted with their form. (more...)
Kiwis out to tame India's newest spin duo Kiwis out to tame India's newest spin duo
- October 22, 2017

Martin Guptill and spin all-rounder George Worker will provide backup. The skipper also admitted that the spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal have been so good in the matches they have played, that he has been constantly tempted to play them together. (more...)
Houston Rockets Fear Chris Paul Could Be Out Extended Period Of Time Houston Rockets Fear Chris Paul Could Be Out Extended Period Of Time
- October 22, 2017

The Houston Rockets have officially listed Chris Paul as day-to-day with a knee problem, and there are fears within the organization that he could miss a month with the issue, according to Marc Stein of The New York Times . Gordon has also been an offensive spark plug for the Rockets averaging 24.5 points through the first two games, including dropping 25 points in his spot start Wednesday night's win against the Sacramento Kings . (more...)
Watford manager Marco Silva calls Chelsea loss 'a really unfair result' Watford manager Marco Silva calls Chelsea loss 'a really unfair result'
- October 22, 2017

The 20 year old has made a flying start to his career in the Premier League , racking up three goals and two assists in his first eight matches for Marco Silva's side. "Everybody knows what our goal is, and everybody knows for us it is not important what position we are in, but of course if you look at the table it is good for everybody". (more...)
Muguruza named WTA player of the year Muguruza named WTA player of the year
- October 22, 2017

Spain's Garbine Muguruza poses with the 2017 WTA Player of the Year award during the Official Draw Ceremony and Gala of the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore at Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore on Friday. Muguruza, Ostapenko and Venus Williams are among the eight elite women competing at the WTA Finals in Singapore next week. The young Latvian tennis star is fresh off of her first career Grand Slam win. (more...)
Gabriel Jesus, Mbappe and Dembele make 'Golden boy' final three Gabriel Jesus, Mbappe and Dembele make 'Golden boy' final three
- October 22, 2017

Mbappe, 18, who joined French powerhouse Paris Saint-Germain from Ligue 1 champions Monaco in the summer is the overwhelming favourite to succeed Renato Sanches and become the 15th victor of the prize handed by Italian newspaper Tuttosport since 2003. (more...)
Joey Knight's takeaways from USF-Tulane
- October 22, 2017

The Green Wave hasn't beaten a ranked opponent since Tulane knocked off No. 19 Vanderbilt 27-23 on October 6, 1984. The USF Bulls extended the nation's longest winning streak after their game against Tulane on Saturday. Quinton Flowers ran a 21-yard touchdown in the first quarter to put the Bucs up 7-0. WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling leads the Bulls in receiving with 25 catches for 341 yards and three TDs. (more...)
Hassan Whiteside (knee) ruled out for Heat-Pacers Hassan Whiteside (knee) ruled out for Heat-Pacers
- October 22, 2017

Oladipo's stepback 3 with 25 seconds left cut Miami's lead to 109-106, before Richardson made one of two free throws for the Heat to make it a two-possession game again. Victor Oladipo scored 28 points for IN, which got 18 from Domantas Sabonis and 14 from Thaddeus Young and Al Jefferson . Most of it came during a second quarter in which the Heat outscored the Pacers 37-19 and put together a 22-6 advantage in the paint. (more...)
Syracuse Stays in Game, Falls Just Short to Miami, 27-19 Syracuse Stays in Game, Falls Just Short to Miami, 27-19
- October 22, 2017

Victory cigars were part of the celebration at the Carrier Dome last week when Syracuse knocked off then-unbeaten and defending national champion Clemson. 8 Miami's growing list of fourth-quarter magic moments this season, and the 'Canes extended their longest winning streak in 15 years by holding off the Orange in an entertaining ACC affair. (more...)
Grizzlies manhandle Warriors behind Gasol Grizzlies manhandle Warriors behind Gasol
- October 22, 2017

James Ennis III added 13 points, and Tyreke Evans scored 12 as Memphis shot 47 percent compared to 39 percent for Golden State. Overall, the Grizzlies scored 24 points off of 17 Golden State turnovers. The trio shot 28 for 53 (52.8 percent) on Friday night. As soon as Klay Thompson of the Warriors pulled up his seventh 3-pointer of the night, The Pelicans (0-2) fans stopped their chanting and started searching for the nearest exit. (more...)
Islanders' Josh Bailey scores highlight goal against Sharks Islanders' Josh Bailey scores highlight goal against Sharks
- October 22, 2017

Thomas Greiss helped the Isles weather a serious San Jose storm between those goals, making 11 of his 28 saves for the game and the Islanders pressed on to create some more chances before Couture banked one off Dennis Seidenberg at 18:08 and Tavares closed out the scoring. (more...)
Senators seeking 1st home win vs. rival Maple Leafs Senators seeking 1st home win vs. rival Maple Leafs
- October 22, 2017

This will mark the Senators' first total of six or higher on the season; they have played four overs and three unders in seven games, each with a total of 5.5. Senators F Zack Smith missed his first game with an upper-body injury. Leafs head coach Mike Babcock said after the game. They had scored more than four goals five times and had netted 16 first-period goals. (more...)
$1.14 EPS Expected for Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB (ADR) (FMX)
- October 22, 2017

Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B.de C.V.is a holding company. The stock decreased 0.60% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $91.4. About shares traded. The company was upgraded on Monday, October 10 by UBS. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, September 2 with "Buy". (NYSE:FMX) opened at 90.71 on Friday. (more...)
Liverpool carpool karaoke with singing, dancing, and middle name chat Liverpool carpool karaoke with singing, dancing, and middle name chat
- October 22, 2017

Liverpool are in high spirits after recording the joint-biggest away win in Champions League history on Tuesday night with a 7-0 thrashing of Maribor in Slovenia. "Every week it feels like we've got a lot of goals in us and it's just not clicking at the right moment". "So if we keep doing those things that's the important thing, that we keep creating chances and keep trying and hopefully it will come off for us". (more...)
Rose has long-term Spurs future, says Pochettino Rose has long-term Spurs future, says Pochettino
- October 22, 2017

At the halfway point of the Champions League group phase, Spurs are level on points with Madrid in Group H, six points clear of Borussia Dortmund and APOEL Nicosia. "We were quite good in the game -- and lost 5-0 -- and I know that sounds hard to understand". "It's hard to agree completely with the manager". (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Likely Returning in 2017, Paul Pogba Status Still Unknown
- October 22, 2017

Manchester United legend Andy Cole is excited for Zlatan Ibrahimovic's return, potentially over the festive period, after meeting his fellow striker at the gym. "Do I think he will be back in 2017?" Both players suffer from injuries and their return date was still unknown. "It is just a feeling and not an affirmation". (more...)
Jemele Hill: Jemele Hill: "I Deserved That Suspension" From ESPN
- October 22, 2017

She will be back to team up with Michael Smith to host SC6 but before Hill is back at Bristol, TMZ caught up with Hill at the airport to talk to her about her suspension and comments. At the time, ESPN claimed that she violated their social media policy. "In the aftermath, all employees were reminded of how individual tweets may reflect negatively on ESPN and that such actions would have consequences", the statement said. (more...)
Kevin Magnussen gets penalty for Sergio Perez block
- October 22, 2017

So it's something they have to improve at". Kevin Magnussen has been handed a three-place grid penalty for blocking Sergio Perez in Q1, something Haas says was caused by a miscommunication from its pit wall. "I definitely impeded his lap and that gets you a penalty, so I'm expecting a penalty". Haas Formula One driver Romain Grosjean had a brown-shorts moment when he ran wide heading out of Circuit of the Americas' faster-than-anyone-thinks Turn 19, where he encountered a surprise ... (more...)
Britt, Coleman sent home from Houston last week Britt, Coleman sent home from Houston last week
- October 22, 2017

Both Britt and Coleman were sent home Sunday after missing curfew the night before Cleveland's eventual loss to Houston, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Saturday on Good Morning Football Weekend . But a source told Schefter that in previous weeks, injured Browns players who were going to be inactive for games had not been required to adhere to curfew. (more...)